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Things to Do on Chelsea This Month - June 2019

June 22, 2019 - by CG Directory Editor
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You can easily spend your entire visit to New York City hanging out in the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea. The High Line, Chelsea Market, and the Whitney Museum all call Chelsea home. Want to know about all of the most memorable things to do in Chelsea this month? City Guide has compiled the best neighborhood happenings for you here.

Tribester Turbo: Speed Dating for Jewish Professionals (Ages 25-39) - Bryant Park Lounge
June 22, 2019 - New York

Speed Date Your Tuchus Off with Tribester and WeekendDating Ages: Women 25-37 / Men 27-39 Looking for mutual attraction by swiping between photos of people? So 2012. Looking for mutual attraction by meeting actual people IRL? That's Tribester Turbo. We'll set you up with up to 13 mini-dates each lasting about 4-5 minutes. After each date, you will circle "yes" or "no" on your handy-dandy scorecard as to whether or not you would be interested in further connecting. It's like Tinder IRL except with Jewish professionals and without the hookup vibe. At the end of the evening you will turn in your scorecard for us to tally. Good times. Our elves will compile your matches and the you'll receive an email listing them the next morn. The email will provide you with your match's first name and email address and they will receive your first name and email address. We'll even let you know if you have "one-way matches" (i.e. they selected you, but you didn't select them) just in case you change your mind. Historically, 70-80% of the participants leave with at least one match. Not too shabby! Age Groups: Please note that in order in order to provide the expected experience for fellow atte... (read more)

The Frontier Within - Studio 525
Through June 22, 2019 - New York

With National Selfie Day taking place on Friday, June 21st, we’re reminded that we’re used to judging wellbeing from the outside. However, health and supplement company Thorne understands the real measure of health begins on the inside. This idea is at the core of The Frontier Within - a campaign and immersive activation held in NYC and first-of-its-kind interactive experience. In support of The Frontier Within, Thorne is introducing the Inner Selfie, taking users beyond outward appearances to see themselves -- and therefore their health -- in a whole new way, with a living portrait of your body’s inner systems. Guests at the experience will be connected to biometric sensors that capture respiratory, circulatory, and neurological biodata, which will then be digitally mapped across their whole body and visualized on a larger than life screen. This will render an image of the guest’s silhouette using the biodata captured, revealing the frontier within and providing a new understanding and appreciation of the beauty and complexity and of our vital inner systems. By celebrating the Frontier Within on a day which ordinarily celebrates outward appearances (National Selfie Day), ... (read more)

The Jazz Gallery Residency Commission 2018-2019 Presentskassa Overall Time Capsule Final Performance! - The Jazz Gallery
Through June 22, 2019 - New York

Kassa Overall's TIME CAPSULE is a project that aims to expand the limits of time and genre in music. The first six performances in this seven-month series will serve two functions. The first function is the immediate context of the live performance, which showcases a range of innovative pianists who have emerged from various corners of the jazz idiom while exploring the elemental pairing of piano and drums. Each performance will feature piano and drums in various configurations including (but not limited to) solo, duo, trio, and quartet.

Josh Wolf Headlines Gotham Comedy Club - Gotham Comedy Club
Through June 22, 2019 - New York

Josh Wolf is a comedian, actor and NY Times Bestselling author best known for his work as a round table guest and writer on E!’s “Chelsea Lately” and “After Lately.” He has become one of the most sought-after personalities in comedy, headlining stand-up comedy tours across the nation. Wolf grew up in Amherst, Massachusetts and began performing stand up at 15 years old. After moving to Los Angeles in his mid 20s, Josh landed a talent deal with 20th Century Fox and series deals with ABC and NBC. These deals were based on his real-life story of having a relationship with a woman who had two kids prior to meeting him and then having another with Josh and waking up one day to tell him she had no desire to be a mother; leaving Josh who was approx. 24 years old to figure how to raise three toddlers alone all the while trying to forge a career as a standup comedian. Other credits were writing for “Yes, Dear,” “All of Us” and “Cuts.” In 2006, Wolf returned to television in front of the camera, appearing on the 4th season of “Last Comic Standing” and recurring on “My Name is Earl.” Throughout 2013-2014, Wolf hosted “Shark After Dark” which aired during the ultra-popular “Shark Week”... (read more)

AMANDA SELWYN DANCE THEATRE presents the World Premiere of CROSSROADS - New York Live Arts
Through June 22, 2019 - New York

AMANDA SELWYN DANCE THEATRE presents the World Premiere of CROSSROADS at New York Live Arts June 20-22, 2019 at 7pm Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre presents the World Premiere of Crossroads as part of their 19th Annual Performance Season, running Thursday-Saturday, June 20-22, 2019 at 7pm at New York Live Arts, 219 West 19th Street, New York City. The weekend will also include a champagne reception prior to the Friday performance and a Gala dinner immediately following the Saturday performance.  Tickets are $30, (performance only), $75 (includes pre-performance reception on Friday, June 21), or $250 (includes post-performance Gala dinner on Saturday, June 22) and can be purchased at https:New York Live Arts//amandaselwyndance.org/crossroads-world-premiere/. Crossroads is an evening-length work that explores moments of forging into unchartered waters and the ensuing and often tumultuous process of self-discovery. Inspired by the work of René Magritte and Maurits Escher, Selwyn collaborates with scenic & costume designer Anna-Alisa Belous to shape a surrealistic landscape that highlights these lingering moments at the crossroads, choosing one path or another, and how these mom... (read more)

LOA Wellness Series + Pop-up - The glasshouses
June 23, 2019 - New-York

Join Lotus On Air for our brand new Wellness Series + Pop-Up with a yoga class, Holistic Self Care panel discussion, and wellness vendors. About this Event Lotus On Air is hosting our first Wellness Series & Pop-Up in collaboration with Glasshouses Chelsea with stunning views overlooking the Hudson River. LOA is dedicated to creating holistic spaces where fitness and mindfulness unite. This experiential event has a little bit of something for everyone from yoga, mind provoking conversation, self-care, and your favorite wellness brands!  LOA Wellness Series + Pop-Up  1 - 5pm pop-up wellness market with Chakrubs, MINKA, HealHaus, and more! 2 - 3pm yoga class with J Elissa 3:15 - 4pm Holistic Self Care panel discussion featuring Angela Gargano, Rosemary Donahue, Curtis Smith, and Elisa Shankle Lotus on air is a new-to-market niche elevated basics and luxury fitness wear line for women. We aim to establish ourselves as the leading authority in clothes that perform both in and out of a sporting environment. The collection isn’t categorized by sport, instead it empowers women to look and feel their best always.

Côtes du Rhône Festival - Second Floor
June 23, 2019 - New York

Cotes du Rhone, France's beloved wine region will host an innovative culinary experience at Second Floor, a beautiful venue and open-air terrace located above 6th Avenue in Chelsea. The inaugural event will be held Sunday, June 23rd from 5:15 to 8:30pm and will transport attendees to South Eastern France with an unforgettable French wine bar and food experience. Guests can select between the all-inclusive General Admission and VIP (early entry) tickets. VIP Ticket holders and trade professionals are invited to attend a pair of masterclasses before doors open to public. The French wine and gastronomy revival will highlight over 60 wines will be showcased throughout the festival from a seminar to the main tasting. These wines span the different styles of the Cotes du Rhone, highlighting the diversity and heritage of the area. Guests can explore them alongside a regionally inspired menu-featuring the flavors of lavender, truffles and olives-crafted by celebrated chefs. Participating chefs include Tyler Atwell of Lafayette Grand Café and Kimberly Plafke of Grand Army, as well as artisan Baker Raymond Smith of Blacksmith's Breads, Salumi-Maker Drew Buzzio of Salumeria Biellese, Ph... (read more)

Artists & Fleas Summer Fest - Artists & Fleas
Through June 23, 2019 - New York,

Artists & Fleas, the marketplace of makers where shoppers & sellers come to discover and be discovered; and a lineup of not-to-be-missed merchants. Some of the highlights include: Artists & Fleas Chelsea Market - Build Your Own Synergy Essential Oil Bar with Nicole Rose Studio - Personalize A Pocket Mirror with Spooksvilla - Celebrate Pride with Rainbow Socks at Curated Basics: Grab a pair of adorable rainbow socks with any $45+ purchase - Get a Rose Gold Ring with any purchase at Marina Pecoraro Jewelry - Create Custom Charm Necklaces with Chains by Lauren: Customers who make a purchase during Summer Fest will be added to a raffle to win a $50 gift certificate WHEN: Sat: 10AM - 9PM Sun: 10AM - 8PM WHERE: Artists & Fleas, Chelsea Market - Sat: 10AM - 9PM Sun: 10AM - 8PM 88 10th Avenue New York, NY 10011 SOCIAL: @artistsandfleas

The Midsummer Angel Gala - The Fleur Room
June 24, 2019 - New York

The Midsummer Angel Gala, which is being held for the first time ever by Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research, was born from the desire of young professionals to give back and make a difference in the fight against cancer. The proceeds raised from the evening will benefit the Foundation’s music therapy program for cancer patients. Guests at the gala will be transported into a whimsical midsummer garden of immersive experiences with performances by Johnny Manuel, DJ Celeste Greenberg, and DJ Coco Robert, among other surprises. The evening will honor fashion designer Andrew Warren. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit www.gabriellesangels.org. Dress Code: Midsummer, White and Yellow

Schick Intuition X Hello Kitty: First-Ever Shoppable Mural - Schick Intuition X Hello Kitty Shoppable Mural
Through June 24, 2019 - New York

To celebrate Hello Kitty's 45th Anniversary, stop by NYC's first-ever shoppable mural, where a QR code is hidden within a giant illustration of Hello Kitty's favorite things. Scan to gain access to an exclusive presale of the Schick Intuition Limited Edition Hello Kitty Razor Gift Pack, and snap the perfect Insta shot with this Kawaii wonderland as your backdrop!

Illumination - Agora Gallery
Through June 25, 2019 - NYC

The works of Hendrik Bellstedt, Moving Elephant by Mark, Michai Morin, Luiz Todeschi, and Kazuhiro Ueda can be described as digital, abstract sculptors, creating Illumination. An exhibition that plays with light, refraction, shape, material, and contrast, along with our imaginative tendencies to create stories from snapshots. The viewer will be ensconced in otherworldly ambiances and moods, invoked to wonder what lies just outside the rendered display. All while the light, in its perpetual ambulation, amends. Illumination opens on June 5, 2019 and will be on display until June 25, 2019. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 6 PM - 8 PM. Entrance to the gallery is free and open to the public. Exhibition Dates: June 5 – June 25, 2019 Reception: Thursday, June 6, 2019 6-8 PM Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 11:00am – 6:00pm Gallery Location: 530 West 25th Street, New York, NY Event URL: https://www.agora-gallery.com/ExhibitionAnnouncement/Illumination_6_5_2019.aspx Featured Artists: Hendrik Bellstedt | Moving Elephant by Mark | Michai Morin | Luiz Todeschi | Kazuhiro Ueda About Agora Gallery Agora Gallery is a contemporary fine art gallery locat... (read more)

Stand Up for Wildlife Comedy Night 2019 Benefitting Wild Tomorrow Fund - Gotham Comedy Club
June 26, 2019 - New York

Mark your calendars for the first annual “Stand Up for Wildlife” Comedy Night to benefit Wild Tomorrow Fund. Join in for an evening filled with laughter at Gotham Comedy Club with a fantastic lineup of wildlife-loving comedians ready to make you laugh for a great cause, and take part in a live auction to name a wild ostrich! All proceeds go to help Wild Tomorrow Funds' vital work of protecting threatened and endangered species and the habitats they depend on for survival. Wild Tomorrow Fund works on the ground in Southern Africa with a vision for a world where wildlife habitats are expanded and protected, and existing reserves have the resources to keep animals safe. Please support Wild Tomorrow Fund by inviting your laughter-loving animal conservationist friends, family, and colleagues to join you!

Paint Nite: Steps to the Beach - Bryant Park Lounge
June 27, 2019 - New York

Class Level: All levels Age Requirements: 21 and older Average Class Size: 40 Teacher: Local Artist TBA NYC What you'll learn in this painting class: The Original Paint Nite: Unleash your inner artist Grab your friends and unleash your inner artist at the Original Paint Nite. You'll go from a blank canvas to a masterpiece of your own, with plenty of laughs along the way. Show up early to find your seat, grab a bite, and get a cocktail in hand. Yaymaker events give you everything you need to get up, get out, and get making! Instruction is provided by an expert host, so no experience is required, and everything you need is supplied. Grab your friends to paint, plant, tinker, and build—and give your week something to shout about.

Hugh Jackman: The Man. the Music. the Show - Madison Square Garden
June 29, 2019 - New York

Hugh Jackman: The Man. The Music. The Show. comes to The Garden on June 28 (7pm) & 29 (1pm & 7pm)! The Man. The Music. The Show. will feature Hugh Jackman performing hit songs from "The Greatest Showman," "Les Misérables" and more from Broadway and film, accompanied by a live orchestra. As successful on stage in front of live crowds as he is on film, Jackman has made an impression on audiences of all ages with his multi-hyphenate career persona. From his award-winning turn on Broadway as the 1970s singer/songwriter Peter Allen, to his metal claw-wielding Wolverine in the blockbuster "X-Men" franchise, Jackman has proven to be one of the most versatile actors of our time.

Quickie Fest VII - SVA Theatre
June 29, 2019 - New York

Quickie Fest: The One Minute Movie Festival created by Mike Muntner and Anna Roisman. The Comedic duo host and produce the show twice yearly in NYC. All movies screened are 60 seconds or less, leading with the question 'Can you tell a story in a minute?' While most 'Quickie's' are comedic, they range from music videos, and cartoons, to silent films, dramas, and documentaries. Awards will be presented at the end of the screening!

Hugh Jackman: The Man. the Music. the Show - Madison Square Garden
Through June 29, 2019 - New York

Hugh Jackman: The Man. The Music. The Show. comes to The Garden on June 28 (7pm) & 29 (1pm & 7pm)! The Man. The Music. The Show. will feature Hugh Jackman performing hit songs from "The Greatest Showman," "Les Misérables" and more from Broadway and film, accompanied by a live orchestra. As successful on stage in front of live crowds as he is on film, Jackman has made an impression on audiences of all ages with his multi-hyphenate career persona. From his award-winning turn on Broadway as the 1970s singer/songwriter Peter Allen, to his metal claw-wielding Wolverine in the blockbuster "X-Men" franchise, Jackman has proven to be one of the most versatile actors of our time.

Hugh Jackman: The Man. the Music. the Show - Madison Square Garden
Through June 29, 2019 - New York

Hugh Jackman: The Man. The Music. The Show. comes to The Garden on June 28 (7pm) & 29 (1pm & 7pm)! The Man. The Music. The Show. will feature Hugh Jackman performing hit songs from "The Greatest Showman," "Les Misérables" and more from Broadway and film, accompanied by a live orchestra. As successful on stage in front of live crowds as he is on film, Jackman has made an impression on audiences of all ages with his multi-hyphenate career persona. From his award-winning turn on Broadway as the 1970s singer/songwriter Peter Allen, to his metal claw-wielding Wolverine in the blockbuster "X-Men" franchise, Jackman has proven to be one of the most versatile actors of our time.

Splat at NYC Pride March - NYC Pride March
June 30, 2019 - New York

NYC Pride March is an LGBTQIA+ celebration/street fair/extravaganza held every year on the streets of NYC! Join Splat in the fun and outdoor activities that attract thousands of visitors a year! Splat will have a booth open for all to visitors, giving away shirts, bracelets, and Splat bags plus there will be three hairstylists applying Splat Hair Chalk to anyone at the event. Splat products will also be included in the swag bag at the VIP party that is exclusive for major contributors to Pride March and other LGBTQIA+ charities. Visit www.splathaircolor.com

Hillsong United W/Special Guests Amanda Cook & Mack Brock - Madison Square Garden
July 02, 2019 - New York

Hillsong United – The People Tour with special guests Amanda Cook & Mack Brock stops at The Garden on July 2! Formed in 1998, Hillsong United is led by Brian and Bobbie's son, Joel Houston. Hillsong United has created 17 albums. Their song Oceans (Where Feet May Fail) from their album Zion reached platinum status in the U.S. The group has toured for many years, packing out large venues. In 2016, Hillsong United was named Top Christian Artist at the Billboard Music Awards.

4th of July at PHD Lounge Dream Downtown - PHD Lounge Dream Downtown
July 04, 2019 - New York

Celebrate 4th of July at Tao Group's hottest venue PHD Rooftop & Lounge located in the heart of the Meatpacking District. From the creators of Lavo, Tao, Marqee and Avenue, comes a perennial go-to amongst Manhattan’s elite and celebrities. The rooftop located on the 12th floor, PH-D is designed to deliver the ultimate penthouse experience with unparalleled New York City views. The exquisite panoramic Manhattan skyline view includes direct sites of the Hudson River and Empire State Building. Streaming a live broadcast of the July 4th fireworks, PHD will also boast a rotation of DJs spinning a fresh mix of hip hop, house, dance, and top 40 hits! 1 Hour Vodka open bar included with all tickets from 3 - 4 pm Purchase tickets and reserve tables in advance to avoid lines.

High Hamlet - Improv Asylum
July 11, 2019 - New York

Inspired by the recent legalization of recreational marijuana in Massachusetts, Improv Asylum experiments with the highs and lows -- and highs and highs -- of performing Hamlet while stoned. With High Hamlet, Shakespeare's classic tragedy steps out of the musty classroom and into the arena of improvised comedy. As part of its Baked Bard series, the troupe combines the original poetry, intrigue and action with the excitement and unpredictability of unscripted performance ... not to mention an actor or two who's under the influence of marijuana....

Billy Joel - In Concert - Madison Square Garden
July 11, 2019 - New York

Tickets for Billy Joel's unprecedented 67th consecutive show as a part of his record-breaking residency at The Garden on August 28 are ON SALE NOW – Click HERE for more info! Billy Joel Moves into the Garden In 2014, Billy Joel was established as the 4th franchise at Madison Square Garden—joining the Knicks, Rangers and Liberty as a resident at the World's Most Famous Arena. The internationally acclaimed, six time Grammy-winning New Yorker has a decades-long history with the Garden. Since 1978, he's played a record-breaking 106 shows, including a sold-out run of 12 consecutive nights in 2006, and a moving performance at the 12-12-12 concert benefiting victims of Sandy.

Faith and Empire: Art and Politics in Tibetan Buddhism - Rubin Museum of Art
Through July 15, 2019 - New York

Experience Tibetan Buddhism like never before at The Rubin Museum. With 60 objects on display, explore 8th to 19th century Tibet in a new way that show little-known aspects of life through power and legitimate rule of political power as a global phenomenon through art. This exhibit, opening in February is curated by Karl Debrczeny.

Midwest United FC - Christian Athletic Complex
Through July 19, 2019 - New York City

Looking for recreational soccer for your son or daughter? Looking to help your player become a soccer future star? Register for Midwest United FC Future Stars today with Summer Camps and Training Session all year long!

Gretchen Bender: So Much Deathless - Red Bull Arts
Through July 28, 2019 - New York

Red Bull Arts New York is proud to present Gretchen Bender: So Much Deathless, the first posthumous retrospective of the life and work of the influential, multi-disciplinary artist. Opening to the public on March 6, 2019, and remaining on view until July 28, the ambitious exhibition returns the spotlight to one of contemporary art's most prescient figures, detailing her historic importance and contemporary relevance. Gretchen Bender (1951-2004) was a pioneering artist who worked across video, sculpture, computer graphics, photography, print and installation to interrogate the accelerated age of mass media. Moving to New York in 1978, Bender quickly fell in with the Post-Pictures Generation scene, centered around the artist-run gallery Nature Morte, as well as a milieu of artist and performers connected to The Kitchen. She befriended and collaborated with such figures as artists Robert Longo and Cindy Sherman, the choreographers Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane, and musicians Stuart Argabright and Vernon Reid. Building upon techniques developed in her years running a feminist-Marxist screen-printing collective in Washington, D.C., Bender's early two-dimensional work, made in New York, ... (read more)

GROOMIT, On-Demand Pet Grooming - Your Home
Through July 31, 2019 - New York

Treat your four-legged family member to the best in at-home grooming. Groomit is the first mobile platform connecting pet owners and groomers. By connecting owners and groomers directly, Groomit offers top quality services at affordable prices, all performed in the convenience and comfort of your home. Groomit's groomers are selected through the company’s proprietary vetting system which ensures all are fully insured and trained to care for your pet. Groomit currently provides services in New York City, Westchester, North Jersey and Connecticut. The groomers are selected through Groomit's proprietary vetting system while being fully insured and trained. GroomIt uses all-natural products while providing a low stress, comfortable grooming experience for the pets. For more information: www.groomit.me • 646-589-0556

Grow with Google - Google Office
Through September 02, 2019 - New York

The Grow with Google New York City Learning Center opens on April 8th and will offer free digital skills training to all New Yorkers. There’ll be workshops, 1:1 coaching, community events and more. So whether you're a business owner who wants to reach new customers, an educator interested in bringing digital tools into your classroom, or looking to learn new skills to grow your career -- there’s a class for you.

Explore NYC’s Rosé Mansion! - Rosé Mansion
Through September 30, 2019 - New York

Rosé Mansion, the wine tasting experience dedicated to the history and allure of the pink-hued, warm-weather favorite, launches an all-new experience for 2019. Guests looking for a shareable and fun experience that takes wine tasting and education to a whole new level will have the opportunity to learn about rosé’s 7,000-year history while roaming through Cleopatra’s Palace, the Celebration Room, and more. Buy a ticket for a specific date and time. All tickets include access to the Rosé Mansion experience, eight wine tastings, a Rosé Mansion collectible pin, a Rosé Mansion wine glass by Govino, as well as access to RoséLand, where attendees can purchase bottles and glasses of their favorite wines and other beverages while enjoying private cabanas, a treehouse and picnic area, tacos and snacks from Taco Dumbo.


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