Beyond Bollywood at the National Museum of Natural History


Beyond Bollywood is a groundbreaking exhibition at the National Museum of Natural History from February 27, 2014 – August 15, 2015. The exhibition explores heritage, daily experience and the numerous diverse contributions that Indian immigrants and Indian Americans have made to help shape the United States.

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8th Annual Latin American Culture Week (LACW)


The 8th Annual Latin American Cultural Week will take place November 14 – 25, 2013. Latin American Culture Week facilitates performances by many institutions and artists throughout New York City. Presentations consist of music, dance, film, theater, literature, visual and performing arts influenced by the diverse cultures of Latin America. Participants: American Symphony Orchestra, the World Music Institute, Sotheby’s, Christie’s, Instituto Cervantes, Americas Society, Brazilian Endowment for the Arts, Centro Civico Cultural Dominicano, and Repertorio Español.

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¡Viva Brooklyn! at the Brooklyn Museum’s First Saturdays


At the Brooklyn Museum’s Target First Saturdays, thousands of visitors enjoy free programs of art and entertainment. This month, Saturday, October 5, the museum will feature ¡Viva Brooklyn!, which will highlight the Spanish American identity through music, curatorial talk, film, a pop-up gallery, a social justice forum and a book club. The day starts at 5pm and ends at 11pm. Free and kid friendly.

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Weekend ISH (8/23 – 8/25): Afro Punk Fest. PS1 Warm Up. Hudson Summer Blues BBQ. Beer Block Party. Central Park Film Festival.

I can’t believe the summer is almost over. Here are some ISH events you can still attend this weekend, August 23 – 25, before the summer officially comes to a close. Follow the info links for each event.

Afro Punk Fest


PS1 Warm Up


Hudson Summer Blues BBQ


NYC Brewers Guild Beer Block Party


Central Park Film Festival


Movie: Grease at Habana Outpost in Brooklyn (Free)


Habana Outpost, located in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, welcomes you to enjoy the movie Grease on Sunday, August 18. Grease is a 1978 American musical film directed by Randal Kleiser and produced by Paramount Pictures. It’s based on Warren Casey’s and Jim Jacob’s 1971 musical about two high school lovers. The film stars John Travolta and Olivia Newton.

Movie starts at 8pm. Address: 757 Fulton Street (The corner of Fulton & South Portland)

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Art: Hank Willis Thomas Exhibiting at the Jack Shainman Gallery (Free)


Jack Shainman Gallery, located at 524 W. 24th Street, is exhibiting Hank Willis Thomas’ much talked about Question Bridge: Black Males. The transmedia project is a five-channel video installation that focuses on black male identity in the US. The thought-provoking installation will run through Friday, August 23. Chris Johnson, Kamal Sinclair and Bayete Ross-Smith were collaborators on the project.

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