Friday, June 29th
Bicycle Film Festival
Join the urban cycling craze and check out some bike-ish films at this 3-day festival! Tickets are $11 and sell out fast.
June 28 – July 1, Anthology Film Archives, 32 2nd Ave., 212-505-5181, F to 2nd Ave.
Harlem Arts Festival
Deemed the “Harlem Renaissance 2.0,” this two-day festival celebrates contemporary Harlem artists. Imbibe spoken word, photography, paintings, dance, music, and food!
June 29th-30th, 1-8 PM, Marcus Garvey Park, E 120th St. & 5th Ave.
These New Streets
Since 2006, photographer Nate Smith has been a NYC party scene staple, taking pictures of LES and Brooklyn revelers. At his first New York show, there won’t be any party photos, but there will be raw shots of gritty NY street life. Also, you can’t go wrong with free drinks.
Mishka NYC, 350 Broadway, 7 pm, J/M/Z to Marcy, free.
Saturday, June 30th
CHERYL Dance Party
Roving art collective Cheryl kicks off their summer party series this Saturday at an not-yet-disclosed NYC landmark. Part rave/part art show, make sure to follow them on Twitter to find out the location of the party.
12 pm, free.
Sunday, July 1st
Korean Cinema Showcase: Oldboy
Check out this critically acclaimed Korean action film — it’s very hard to find screenings for it!
Museum of the Moving Image, 4 pm, $12 (museum admission), 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria
The 185th anniversary of the emancipation of slaves in New York State (on July 4) will be celebrated with narrators recounting stories of the struggle for African-American freedom and art exhibitions and projects.
Lefferts Historic House, Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, 1-4 PM, Free