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5 Events That Prove NYC Is The Capital Of Culture

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5 Events That Prove NYC Is The Capital Of Culture

We focus a lot on parties going on in the city on SectretNYC, but there is so much more to offer in our city. New York is over-flowing with culture. Let’s take a look at some art focused events that are going on this week.

Robert Bordo & Sam Anderson
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  • Bortolami – 520 West 20th Street, 10011
  • 10:00 am until 6:00 pm
  • Price: Free

Bortolami has seen contemporary artists from across the USA and Europe exhibit within it’s walls. We are pleased to announce that Robert Bordo and Sam Anderson with Michel Auder are showing their work right now. These three different artists are presenting works of sculpture, painting and video together for the first time. This exhibit is not to be missed.

Graffiti & Street Art Walking Tour
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  • The Graffiti & Street Art Walking Tour – 30 Wyckoff Avenue, 11237
  • Tour from 3:00 pm until 4:30 pm
  • Price $15

As we all know in NYC, not all great works of art hang on museum walls. This street art walking tour includes some of Brooklyn’s most imaginative graffiti and street art. The tour will describe techniques and the varying nuances between the varied and disparate works that have appeared in Brooklyn, the new capital of the worlds street art movement.

Friday Night Live Art Show
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  • Tribeca Art Factory – 55 Murray Street, 10007
  • Art Party from 8:00 pm until 1:00 am
  • Price: $29

The Tribeca Art Factory is the new social experiment where three different artists collaborate on the same painting while you watch, drink and listen to a top notch DJ. Mingle with other guests and provide input on the piece being created.

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The Inspired Word Open Mic Night
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  • The Parkside Lounge – 317 E. Houston Street, Manhattan, 10002
  • Entry from 7:00 pm until 11:00 pm
  • Price: $5

Poets and storytellers take the stage at the Parkside Lounge for this very special spoken word open mic night. Founded and produced by journalist Mike Geffner, expect to see Grammy and Golden Globe Award winners, Emmy nominees, American Idol finalists, and more.

Secret Speakeasy Summer of Love
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  • The Museum of Interesting Things – 177 Prince Street, 10012
  • Entry from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
  • Price: $11

Did you ever feel like you were born in the wrong era? Perhaps you’d have been more at home in the 60s or 70’s. The Museum of Interesting Things is reliving the Summer of Love. Everything from Beatles cartoons to ‘60s/’70s karaoke, all to the backdrop of vintage 16mm vaudeville films out of the 40s, 50s and 60s.

Featured image source [respect-mag]