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.
Saturday, August 6 ArtCrawl Harlem Gallery Tour: ArtCrawl Harlem will host a six-gallery tour focusing on Romare Bearden‘s life and work in Harlem. The four-hour guided bus tour will visit some of Harlem’s most diverse and well known galleries and museums, followed by dinner, wine and live jazz.
Monday, August 8 THE PIT’S SECOND ANNUAL SPELLING BEE: Watch as your favorite PITizens compete for a $20 gift certificate to Chipotle and bragging rights to be the best spelling champion of 2011! Hosted by Oscar Montoya.
Friday, August 12 Anna May Wong: In Her Own Words: The Asian American International Film Festival Presents Anna May Wong: In Her Own Words at Maysles Cinema. Transcending from the silent era into sound film, the legendary Anna May Wong co-starred with the likes of Marlene Dietrich and Douglas Fairbanks. The first Chinese American movie star is captured in this documentary through rich archival footage, interviews with studio colleagues, commentary by filmmakers, scholars and re-enactments of her letters and diary by actress Doan Ly.
Friday, August 12 Auditorium: Episode Three: This loft party for lovers of ambient, experimental, downtempo and slow electroacoustic sounds continues! Expect an evening of inspired music, immersive eight-channel sound, enchanting lighting, surreal decor and mountains of pillows.
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