WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE PARK
Harlem Meer Festival is back! Enjoy the best local talent on the best outdoor stage! Featuring established and emerging local artists in jazz, Latin, world, gospel music and dance. If you are in the city for July 4th weekend, you can see Los Soneros de Oriente perform on July 5th, by the Dana Discovery Center. They are a New York city-based group specializing in the Cuban son - a folk style that forms much of the basis for modern salsa - for more than 30 years. The music, rooted in African-based rhythms and tunes performed on Cuban folk instruments, began in the 1880’s, in the Oriente Province. For more information about this event or the others scheduled to perform throughout the summer, please go to http://www.centralpark.com/guide/activities/concerts/harlem-meer.html
Boomerang Theatre Company will present a revival of William Shakespeare’s CYMBELINE in Central Park. This production is not to be confused by the Shakespeare in the Park production at the Delacorte Theatre that starts July 23rd. This production celebrates Boomerang’s 17th summer of producing free theatre in parks throughout New York City. The production is directed by Cailín Heffernan. CYMBELINE plays a four-week limited engagement in Central Park (71st Street and Central Park West), with general lawn seating. You can see this production July 11th or 12th. For more details, please visit http://www.centralpark.com/events
COMING UP THIS WEEK
GMA Summer Concerts: Walk The Moon2015 marks the seventh year that ABC’s Good Morning America is hosting its Friday Summer Concert Series at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park. All concerts are FREE and open to the public.
When: July 10, 2015, 6:00 AM - 9:00 AM Doors open at 6AM. Concerts air live on the “Good Morning America” show between 7 - 9AM.
Where: Rumsey Playfield, located on the east side of the park near the entrance at E. 69th St. and Fifth Ave
For more information visit: http://www.centralpark.com/events and #WalkTheMoonGMA
SUMMERSTAGE PRESENTS: Lip Sync Battle is going live!This is a free SummerStage event
When: July 13 , 6-10p.m. Doors open at 6, event begins at 7. For more information visit: http://www.centralpark.com/events/show/2744/summerstage-lip-sync-battle
Fit Tours NYC: Central Park 5K Fun RunFit Tours are historic Central Park tours with a fitness twist!
When: daily, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
For more information visit: http://www.centralpark.com/events
Where in Central Park?
Do you know where in Central Park this photo was taken? To submit your answer, visit: www.centralpark.com/where-in-central-park. The answers and names of the people who guess right will appear in the paper and online in two weeks.
Last week’s answer
The Three Bears statue is made of bronze and was created by Paul Manship (1885–1966). It is ocated at the Pat Hoffman Friedman Playground at Fifth Avenue and 79th Street. The piece was unveiled on October 11, 1990 at the playground’s dedication. Congratulations to Gregory Holman and Bill Ferrarini for answering correctly.