CENTRAL PARK OUTDOOR FILM FEST STARTS MONDAY; CHECK OUT THE LINEUP

Central Park's annual outdoor film festival starts on Monday with a classic flick beloved to anyone who spent their childhood wanting to grow up, and then rea … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREE SCREENING WEDNESDAY FOR ‘WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL’

West Side Rag readers can attend a free screening of the movie When the Game Stands Tall, a true story about a football coach who led an obscure … Read the rest of this entry >>

DON’T MISS THE LINCOLN CENTER OUT OF DOORS FESTIVAL

New Yorkers generally flee the city in late July and August. Maybe it's the humidity, or the reeking garbage, or the mosquitoes, or did we mention the humidity? But there's at … Read the rest of this entry >>

SEEGER-FEST AND MORE EVENTS THIS WEEK

Folk hero and activist Pete Seeger died in January, and his children have helped put together a five-day festival starting Thursday to honor his le … Read the rest of this entry >>

MUSIC FEST ON SATURDAY BRINGS DOZENS OF CONCERTS TO THE UPPER WEST SIDE

Make Music New York, an annual citywide summer music festival, will put on concerts at 21 venues in the neighborhood on Saturday, featuring several different music ge … Read the rest of this entry >>

FUN IN PARKS: MULCH AND LIVE ICE SCULPTING

Riverside and Central Parks have some fun events on tap the next two w … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREE ‘GRUDGE MATCH’ SCREENING WEDNESDAY FOR WEST SIDE RAG READERS

Grudge Match, starring Sylvester Stallone and Robert DeNiro, doesn't hit theaters until Christmas Day. Bu … Read the rest of this entry >>

6 REASONS TO LOVE ‘HOLIDAY UNDER THE STARS’

Here are six reasons why the Time Warner Center's Holiday Under the Stars show, which was recently installed, is clearly Manhattan's greatest holiday disp … Read the rest of this entry >>

HORNS, PIANOS AND MORE WILL FILL THE HALLS AT JUILLIARD THIS WEEK (SPONSORED)

This week, there are lots more concerts going on at Juilliard, and all of the events listed below are … Read the rest of this entry >>

THIS WEEK AT JUILLIARD: JAZZ, FLUTISTS, AND A VIOLIN COMPETITION (SPONSORED)

Juilliard will host another packed week of free events on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘MOVIES UNDER THE STARS’ RETURNS AT PIER 1 STARTING THIS WEEK

Riverside Park will once again host Movies Under the Stars, its outdoor movie series on Pier 1 at 70th street. The series kicks off on Wednesday night starting around 8:30 p.m. with the showing of Gold Diggers of 1933. Here’s [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREE ‘ANNIE’ SHOWINGS WITH FREE POPCORN ALL DAY MONDAY

As part of the Winter's Eve festival on Monday, the Film Society of Lincoln Center is showing the hit 1982 movie Annie three times during the day, at 2:30, 5 and 7:30 p.m. The free showings are at the E … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOTS OF FREE ROOFTOP AND RIVERSIDE YOGA THIS MONTH

Reebok Sports Club, one of the most extravagant gyms in the Western hemisphere let alone the Upper West Side, is offering a free month’s worth of once-a-week morning rooftop yoga starting this Tuesday. Every Tuesday morning at 7 a.m. a [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREE TITANIC “COURAGE AND COWARDICE” PREMIERE HIGHLIGHTS IMPRESSIVE WEEK OF UWS EVENTS

The Titanic set sail from England 100 years ago this week, and not even Leonardo DiCaprio could adequately tell its amazing and tragic story. This Thursday at 8:30 p.m., actors/writers Duncan McCargo and Stephanie Winters will retell the story in [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREE BEN & JERRY’S? UPPER WEST SIDERS ARE WILLING TO WAIT, AND WAIT…

West Side Rag columnist Malcolm Carter sent us this photo of the Ben & Jerry’s on 104th Street and Broadway. As part of an annual tradition, the ice cream company is giving out free ice cream cones today until 8 [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

LINCOLN CENTER SETTING ASIDE MORE “CHEAP SEATS”

It’s a not-so-secret secret among theater and opera fans: there are lots of inexpensive tickets available to see some great performances at Lincoln Center. In fact, it can be just about as cheap to catch a show at the Metropolitan [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

YES IT’S COLD, BUT FREE SNO-CONES ARE TOO GOOD TO PASS UP

The Say Cheese restaurant at 142 West 83rd Street we wrote about a couple of weeks ago has opened, and it was giving away free sno-cones and s’mores on Sunday to celebrate its grand opening. Sno-cones can be a tough [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

BJÖRK’S ALL-FEMALE CHOIR PLAYING FREE UPPER WEST SIDE CONCERT

A choir of Icelandic women who sing with pop star Björk is coming to the Upper West Side on Monday to perform a free concert at West-Park Presbyterian Church at 165 West 86th Street. The concert starts at 7 p.m. [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

35 LOCAL EVENTS: THE WEEK YOU MET YOUR NEIGHBORS

Wouldn’t be great to meet your neighbors? At least the ones who aren’t crazy/mean? Well, this is your week, with lots of events to draw out Upper West Siders, from an appearance by an author who took pictures of the [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

UPPER WEST SIDE EVENTS THIS WEEK: A DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL, FREE MUSIC, READINGS AND MORE

This week, the Museum of Natural History is holding its 35th annual Margaret Mead Film Festival, showcasing international documentaries and talks with the people who made the films. The museum is using the occasion to show a retrospective of some [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

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