Antoinette Montague will be performing with Jazzmobile on August 6, 2014, 7-9pm at Grant’s Tomb, W122nd St & Riverside Drive, NYC. 212 666-1640. Joining Antoinette will be Winard Harper and Jeli Posse. 212 666-1640
Honor Finnegan will be performing in NJ at the Montclair Center Stage Presents Outpost in the Burbs, Saturday, August 9th, 5:30pm, Church Street at the corner of South Fullerton, Montclair, NJ. It’s an evening of free live music in the heart of Montclair’s Downtown! The Outpost goes outdoors on Church Street for an evening of FREE music in collaboration with Montclair Center Stage! Bring a folding chair/ stop in to one of the local restaurants for dinner or dessert or just come out to enjoy the music!
Tara O’Grady’s band will be performing on Friday, August 15 at Brasserie Magritte. They’re throwing a party to celebrate the Belgian artist Rene Magritte. Reservations highly encouraged, as is vintage apparel from 1920s-60s during the artist’s lifetime. (Men will be given bowler hats). $10 admission – no cover for diners. Tara’s band performs 10pm-1am, but the all day party begins at 11am with a surrealist painting lesson for children. More details here http://brasseriemagritte.com/events/ 1463 Third Avenue , New York City 10028 Phone 646 449 0606
Author and native Bronxite Martin Kleinman will be making a special presentation of his book Home Front: The Collection, this Saturday, August 16th, 4-6pm at the Bronx Writers Center, 2700 E Tremont Avenue, Bronx 10461 (#6 train to Westchester Square). Home Front is a short story collection that takes the reader from New York City to Belgium to New England and beyond. Described by author Jennifer Cody Epstein (“The Gods of Heavenly Punishment”) as “diverse, irreverent and grittily lyrical” these tales represent urban street realism with honest lingo and tone, introducing us to a cast of characters both shocking and familiar. The presentation will close with a Q&A where participants can ask the author questions about writing and the publishing process. Books will be available for purchase/signing by the author… No admission. Tickets at Eventbrite
This months Artists Without Walls’ Showcase will be on Tuesday, Augusts 26, 7pm at The Cell Theatre, 338 W 23rd St.
Singer/songwriter Martina Fiserova will be be performing at Rockwood Music Hall (Stage 1) on Sunday August 31st at 6pm. 196 Allen Street, Lower East Side, no cover