Interested in hip-hop? Biology? Ostensibly, these subjects have little in common. Baba Brinkman disagrees. In a show called “The Rap Guide to Evolution,” Brinkman showcases both his rhyming talents and vast knowledge of Darwinian evolutionary biology.
The productions of Theatre Askew straddle many contradictions, including popular and alternative; gay and straight.
In an effort to upgrade my New York City lifestyle, I got a job as a singing waitress on a river cruise. It’s hot, exhausting — and exhilarating.
It’s the dog days of Caramoor, but there’s still good stuff to be seen and heard. Also, see Long Island as painted by three dedicated locals and check out Pilobolus’ latest performance (it features flying robots!).
On July 27, Lincoln Center and British singer-songwriter Billy Bragg will join forces to host The Big Busk. The interactive concert calls on musicians of all abilities to play classic busking songs — voted on by the public through social media — on stage with Bragg.
Big band jazz group the Harlem Renaissance Orchestra will close out Lincoln Center’s annual Midsummer Night Swing series for the seventh year running.
Saturday’s City of Water Day Festival offers everything from squid dissections to free kayaking.