Each week, ALL ARTS rounds up a selection of free performances and presentations taking place in New York City and beyond. Find this week’s top picks below.
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn
Sept. 12 through Sept. 22
A photography oasis lurks under the Brooklyn Bridge this week. Photoville, sponsored by local nonprofit United Photo Industries, includes more than 90 exhibitions housed in shipping containers and features work from more than 600 visual artists. Find out more information and see a calendar here.
Limón Dance Company
Bryant Park, Manhattan
Saturday mornings through Sept. 28
A judgement-free, no experience-needed dance class? Taught by the internationally-acclaimed Limón Dance Company? What could be better. Classes are open to all ages and levels.
“Would You Rather”: Comedy Show
Lovers and Friends, Brooklyn
Sept. 14; 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.
This comedy show spins around a simple premise: invite funny people to the stage and have comedians Andrew Medrano and Maggie Maxwell ask them a series of bizarre questions until laughter ensues. September’s lineup includes James Hamilton (Moontower Comedy Festival, NBC), Ian Lara (Comedy Central, NBC), Rachel Lenihan (“The Chris Gethard Show”), Madison Allen (PBS) and Lauren Magnuson (“Never the Bride”).
Arts in the Plaza
Long Beach, New York
Sept. 14; 10 a.m. 3 p.m.
See handcrafted art from local artisans and enjoy live music at this all-day affair, which runs weekly on Saturdays through October.
Radical Film Fair
Kickstarter HQ, Brooklyn
Sept. 15; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Support independent film by stopping by the Radical Film Fair. Presented by Kickstarter and The Eyeslicer, the event provides a platform for zinemakers, filmmakers and independent distributors to show their wares and talk shop.