Every Friday at noon, EST, Brown Paper Tickets will post upcoming events happening in the New York area. Here are hot tickets for events coming up. Check back for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.
TONIGHT! Hoop Dreams Urban youth, William Gates and Arthur Agee aspire to NBA stardom. They are selected to attend a prep school and play for a legendary basketball coach. The two encounter obstacles unforeseen en route to their dreams in this coming of age documentary.
Saturday, July 30 Farming in the Hudson Valley: Past and Present Join Frances F. Dunwell and the Putnam County Historical Society for a discussion of farming in the Hudson Valley, past and present. Dunwell is the Hudson River Estuary Coordinator for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as well as the author of two well-known books about the Hudson River. She will moderate a discussion with several farmers from the Cold Spring Farmer’s Market, including Whitecliff Vineyards, Willow Farms, and Four Winds Farm. Guests will enjoy wine from Whitecliff Vineyards and appetizers provided by Fresh Company and Fork & Spoon, Inc., made using produce donated by the Cold Spring Farmer’s Market.
Saturday, July 30 COLIN McSHANE Colin McShane is a singer/songwriter from NYC who has had his songs featured in CBS’ Guiding Light, MTV’s The Hills, Nickelodeon’s iCarly, VH-1’s Sober House, and the new Electronic Arts video game APB. Colin was discovered and signed to InGrooves by A&R extraordinaire Brian Bacchus who signed and produced Norah Jones’ first album, ‘Feels Like Home’ Colin is excited to bring his new band and playing his hits such as, “It’s All For You” “All Those Years Ago” and “My Gun.”
Saturday, July 30 Tug of War Day Camp Kids, a newly formed indie improv team made up of students from The PIT and UCB, host “TUG OF WAR!” Two indie improv teams will face off and compete with each other to be named the TUG OF WAR champion. Who will win and earn respect and honor from all, and who will end up in the mud in shame?! It’s up to audience votes to name the winner!
Sunday, July 31 New York City Gay Men’s Chorus Sea Tea 2011 Set sail with the NYCGMC for Sea Tea 2011, a fun-filled two and a half hour cruise in and around world famous New York harbour. Your ticket to Sea Tea includes a free buffet dinner, the hottest DJ – Phillip Kimball, entertainment from the fabulous Harmonica Sunbeam, a full service bar, and fantastic views of the world’s most famous city from a unique vantage point.
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