City Parks Foundation Announces East River Park SummerStage

Posted on: July 30th, 2010 at 6:18 am by

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of SummerStage, the City Parks Foundation just announced a series of events at sixteen different parks across the Five Boroughs.  One of the city venues earmarked for the celebration is the East River Park, which will host thirteen arts programs and herald in a brand-spankin’-new bike valet initiative.

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For the 25th anniversary of SummerStage, City Parks Foundation has recently announced that the SummerStage brand will extend beyond Central Park to include over 100 music, dance and theater programs in all five boroughs. As part of the expansion, City Parks Foundation encourages New Yorkers and visitors alike to explore the many parks, both in and outside Manhattan, that help make New York such a vibrant city and discover performances that are as culturally diverse as the neighborhoods themselves.

This anniversary season, SummerStage will offer programs in 16 parks city-wide, all of which are accessible via public transportation. For the first time ever, City Parks Foundation, organizer of both SummerStage and Catalyst: Reclaiming the Waterfront in East River Park Program — which seeks innovative methods to revitalize waterfront neighborhoods — are proud to partner with Transportation Alternatives to offer FREE bike valet parking at all 13 of the SummerStage in East River Park events as an incentive to have people utilize alternative means of transportation and to promote the usage of green spaces in the Lower East Side.

Below is the full schedule of free events:

Park

Borough

Artist

Date

Show

Type

East River Park

Manhattan

George Lamond, Judy Torres, DJ Lucho

Wed, 8/4

7:00pm

Music

East River Park

Manhattan

White Rabbits

Thurs, 8/12

7:00pm

Music

East River Park

Manhattan

Paul Taylor II and Naganuma Dance

Fri, 8/13

7:00pm

Dance

East River Park

Manhattan

Complexions Contemporary Ballet and
Wideman/Davis Dance

Sat, 8/14

7:00pm

Dance

East River Park

Manhattan

Our Latin Thing with DJ Lucho:
A Tribute to The Fania All-Stars

Thurs, 8/19

7:00pm

Music

East River Park

Manhattan

Goodbar by Waterwell & Bambï:  a play  by The Waterwell Theater Company

Fri, 8/20;
Sat, 8/21;
Sun, 8/22

8:00pm

Theater

East River Park

Manhattan

Five Days in March: a play
by Toshiki Okada

Mon, 8/23;
Tues 8/24

8:00pm

Theater

East River Park

Manhattan

Beowulf – A Thousand Years of Baggage:
a play by Banana Bag and Bodice

Wed, 8/25;
Thur, 8/26;
Fri, 8/27

8:00pm

Theater

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