Before the Hudson River Park, cruising on the broken-down piers was
a part of the Village’s gay life.
COURTESY WHITNEY MUSEUM
Revisiting queer history: Starting
Fri., May 31, the Whitney Museum of
American Art, at 99 Gansevoort St.,
will host free walking tours exploring
the surrounding neighborhood’s rich
queer history. From the Hudson River
piers to the clubs, visitors are invited to
consider their connection to the changing
landscape of the neighborhood the
museum now occupies, as well as to the
city’s history, in general. Tours begin at
6 p.m. and run every Friday until Sept.
27. To register for a tour, visit the Whitney
Museum Web site, https://whitney.
Canyon ’60s scene: Starting on
Thurs., May 30, the Angelika Film
Center, at 18 W. Houston St., will show
“Echo in The Canyon,” a documentary
fi lm about how groups like The Byrds,
The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfi eld
and The Mamas & the Papas birthed
the beginnings the Laurel Canyon music
scene and created the California
sound. A Q&A session with director
Andrew Slater will follow each 8:30
p.m. screening on May 30, May 31 and
June 1, followed by a musical performance
by Jakob Dylan, Jade Castrinos
and special guest. Ticket for adults are
$16. To purchase tickets, visit: www.
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Waterfront blues: The New York City
Guitar Festival will host its 20th anniversary
celebration at Brookfi eld Place,
at 230 Vesey St., on Sat., June 1, from
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This year, the event
is a tribute to legendary blues guitarist
Memphis Minnie, and will feature a
free outdoor concert on the waterfront
plaza of the North Cove.
A night for Amy: Singer Alexis Fishman
and Mitch Winehouse, Amy Winehouse’s
dad, will perform in separate
shows at The Loft at City Winery, at
155 Varick St., on Thurs., May 30. The
evening will benefi t the Amy Winehouse
Foundation, of which Winehouse’s
idol, Tony Bennett, has become
a big supporter. Doors open at 6 p.m.
and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. VIP
tickets are $50, reserved tickets $40
and bar stool tickets $30. For more information
about the performance visit
Eastern musical mix: Two masters
of Japanese music, Marco Lienhard
and Masayo Ishigure, will perform traditional
and modern compositions on
instruments like the shakuhachi, koto
and samisen with East Winds Ensemble
at Resobox – East, 91 E. Third St.,
on Fri., May 31, at 8 p.m. Tickets can be
purchased on eventbrite.com and range
from $18 to $27.
The Unseen Hand:
Medicine From Antiquity
A school to preserve the practice and training of an
ancient living tradition of medicine
All are welcome at our upcoming events in NYC:
At the Kitchen Table: A 10-Year Conversation
Magic, Medicine and Mastery
(Free and open to the public)
June 7. 6:30 -8:30 pm
308 West 30th Street #1C
Streetlamp June 7-9
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