Tonight in New York City: Meet the director of the new film Boyhood, get in shape in Central Park, or listen to Computer Magic perform live at the MoMA’s sculpture garden. By Carly Petrone.
Meet the Filmmaker: Richard Linklater, “Boyhood”
Meet the man behind the film that charts the rocky terrain of childhood and adolescence in the most real way possible. Flimmaker Richard Linklater, the director of Boyhood, will talk about what it was like to film a boy (Ellar Coltrane) over the course of twelve years tonight at the Apple Store in SoHo. The movie also stars Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette. Event begins at 6 p.m. and RSVP is required.
MoMA Nights: Computer Magic
MoMA Nights continues tonight with a live performance by Computer Magic in the museum’s sculpture garden. Musical acts for the 2014 series features an array of vibrant, creative women who are making their mark on today’s music scene. Listen as Danielle “Danz” Johnson (vocals, keyboards, composition), Chris Egan (bass), and Ignacio Rivas Bixio (drums) share their stylistic talents. Seasonal snacks and drinks will also be available for purchase. Set begins at 6:30 p.m. and regular museum admission applies.
Tales from the Vault! Boom, Bust, and back: Maps of 20th Century Brooklyn
Brooklyn Historical Society
This month, map cataloger Lisa Miller traces 20th century Brooklyn through maps, showing Brooklyn’s urban experience as a borough of New York City. The Brooklyn Historical Society invites you to learn about everything from the urbanization and expansion of industry into the outer reaches of Brooklyn through the post-war period to the recognition of Brooklyn’s architecture and history that is now the foundation of the borough’s pride. Keep the party going at the beer garden immediately following tonight’s lecture. Event starts at 6 p.m. and admission is free. Drink tickets are $5, food tickets are $2.
The Lost Boys
Tribeca Cinema continues its Summer Cinema Series tonight with it’s next Screen Teen pick: The Lost Boys. Directed by Joel Schumacher, this film follows two brothers, who after moving to a new town, are convinced that the area is frequented by vampires. Plus, it’s your chance to watch the infamous Coreys (Corey Haim and Corey Feldman) act together for the first time. The movie also stars Jason Patric and Dianne Wiest. Screening starts at 8 p.m. and tickets are $15 which includes complementary fangs and a one hour open Sobieski Vodka bar before the screening.
Central Park Circuit
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Who needs a gym when Central Park is in your backyard? Get fit with innovative exercises designed by top trainers to utilize the Park’s best natural features: rocks, trails, stairs, hills, and gorgeous open lawns. Maximize your strength and agility while increasing your flexibility and muscle tone during this one-hour class. Space is limited so make sure to get there early to sign up. Class begins at 6:30 p.m.
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Carly Petrone is a freelance writer living in New York City.