NYC Restaurant Week

If you are looking to enjoy the many wonderful restaurants that New York has to offer, Restaurant Week is the perfect way to see them all without breaking the bank.

AUGUST 2015

New York

China: Through the Looking Glass
High fashion will be juxtaposed with Chinese costumes, paintings, porcelains, and other art, as well as films, to reveal enchanting reflections of Chinese imagery. Everyone from Paul Poiret to Yves Saint Laurent whose fashions are infused with romance and nostalgia were inspired by the enigmatic objects and imagery from the East.
Shakespeare in the Park
Shakespeare in the Park, located in Central Park’s famous outdoor Delacourte Theater, is a New York City institution that has drawn over 5 million people to its free performances since its inception in 1962.
SummerStage
A variety of talented musicians and performers take center stage with this preeminent outdoor concert series, located in all five boroughs.
Celebrate Brooklyn!
Celebrate Brooklyn!, one of New York City’s longest running free outdoor festivals, returns for its 34th year of bringing cutting edge performing arts, featuring a mix of established and up-and-coming performers, unique film and theater pieces, and cultural events to the borough.
MoMA Nights
Visit the summer exhibitions and enjoy live music in the Sculpture Garden. Featuring an array of vibrant and creative artists that are making a mark on today’s music scene, they will perform a range of musical styles.
Broadway in Bryant Park
Visit serene Bryant Park for a midday Broadway treat as performers from some of the hottest shows serenade fans with timeless and classic songs.
Andy Warhol: Campbell’s Soup Cans and Other Works, 1953 - 1967
Campbell’s Soup Cans, long considered the signature work by legendary artist Andy Warhol, is the piece de resistance in this series of 32 paintings exhibited in the Paul J. Sachs Prints and Illustrated Books Galleries.
New York International Fringe Festival
An audience of over 75,000 art lovers attend this annual celebration of theater and dance, making FringeNYC one of the city’s largest events. This year, enjoy work by 205 different theater and dance companies, each unique and emotionally thrilling in its own way.
2015 U.S. Open
Both the best in men’s and women’s tennis, such as Serena Williams, Andy Murray, and more converge upon the Arthur Ashe Stadium to test their skills among the sports’ most elite at the 2015 U.S. Open.

Philadelphia

Craft Beer Trail of Greater Philadelphia
GQ named Philadelphia one of The Best Beer Cities in America, Frommer’s named it one of the 14 best beer cities globally, and it’s won medals at the annual Great American Beer Festival – It’d be a shame to not take advantage of this famous beer city.
Awfully Nice Tours
If you’re new to the Philadelphia area, Awfully Nice Tours is the outfit for you - they create the perfect tour for each audience based on your wants. Driving tours, walking tours, food and beer tours, even Segway tours: you choose, they create, everyone enjoys.
Discovering the Impressionists: Paul Durand-Ruel and the New Painting
The exhibition will host more than 80 works by Pissarro, Degas, Renoir, Manet and others. See this expansive exhibit celebrating the ambitious and visionary Parisian art dealer who supported and helped elevate a new style of painting.

DC

The BEACH
The National Building Museum brings a one-of-a-kind exhibition to DC with “The BEACH”, a 10,000 square foot interactive exhibit featuring an “ocean” of nearly one million recyclable plastic balls and a shoreline area with beach chairs, activities, and other quintessential summer experiences.
Citi Open Tennis Classic
Continually attracting the premier elite in men’s tennis, the Citi Open is recognized by the ATP World Tour as one of the top 20 tournaments worldwide.
Artifact Walls – The Early Sixties: American Culture
Celebrate the early 60’s with this fascinating look into the culture of a reactionary and revolutionary time in American History. From arts to politics, the exhibit covers a variety of topics designed to educate and enthrall any history fan of this captivating period.
The Peacock Room Comes To America
Originally designed by artist James McNeill Whistler for British shipping magnate, Frederick Richards Leyland, the Peacock Room saturates its walls with a rich palette of blue-greens and metallic gold leaf, and is considered one of the most famous aesthetic interiors.
Recent Acquisitions of Italian Renaissance Prints: Ideals Made Flesh
Browse through this massive collection of Italian Renaissance prints, which played a pivotal role in the development and transmission of the period style.

LA

Explore The Life of Art: Context, Collecting, and Display
Explore The Life of Art: Context, Collecting, and Display, an interactive exhibit at the Getty Center and gain a better understanding of how the pieces in the collection are so informative about the time they were popular and coveted.
Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival
Los Angeles’ annual Food & Wine Festival, now in its fourth celebrated year, showcases the finest in food and drink culture by the most exciting local and national restaurants and personalities.

London

BBC Proms 2015
Each year the BBC Proms host two months of concerts, including the famous Last Night performances, world premieres of contemporary works and shows by a diverse range of artists. In a continuing effort to promote artists from across the musical spectrum, the Proms continues to welcome singers and artists form various genres; as well as classical favourites
Buckingham Palace Summer Opening
Enjoy access to The State Rooms, Grand Hall, and Music Room during the Royal Family’s summer holiday. The charming Music Room, setting for many royal christenings, is wondrous to observe, and visitors will appreciate the numerous Rembrandts, Rubens and Vermeers in the Picture Gallery.
London Mela 2015
This free event is packed full of acts who take to the various stages, including the main stage and nine zones that showcase differing music and dance styles, from the contemporary to the classical. Sample traditional South Asian delicacies at food stalls, browse the craft markets or entertain the kids with plenty of family-friendly activities.