China: Through the Looking Glass
High fashion will be juxtaposed with Chinese costumes, paintings, porcelains, and other art, as well as films, to reveal enchanting reflections of Chinese imagery. Everyone from Paul Poiret to Yves Saint Laurent whose fashions are infused with romance and nostalgia were inspired by the enigmatic objects and imagery from the East.
Shakespeare in the Park
Shakespeare in the Park, located in Central Park’s famous outdoor Delacourte Theater, is a New York City institution that has drawn over 5 million people to its free performances since its inception in 1962.
A variety of talented musicians and performers take center stage with this preeminent outdoor concert series, located in all five boroughs.
Celebrate Brooklyn!, one of New York City’s longest running free outdoor festivals, returns for its 34th year of bringing cutting edge performing arts, featuring a mix of established and up-and-coming performers, unique film and theater pieces, and cultural events to the borough.
Museum Mile Festival
Experience this unprecedented collusion between 5th Avenue’s most prestigious museums with the exciting annual Museum Mile Festival. Created in the late 1970’s to encourage interest in New York City’s museums, the festival features complimentary access to events and museums such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim, the Jewish Museum, the Neue Galerie, and more.
Craft Beer Trail of Greater Philadelphia
GQ named Philadelphia one of The Best Beer Cities in America, Frommer’s named it one of the 14 best beer cities globally, and it’s won medals at the annual Great American Beer Festival – It’d be a shame to not take advantage of this famous beer city.
Awfully Nice Tours
If you’re new to the Philadelphia area, Awfully Nice Tours is the outfit for you - they create the perfect tour for each audience based on your wants. Driving tours, walking tours, food and beer tours, even Segway tours: you choose, they create, everyone enjoys.
Discovering the Impressionists: Paul Durand-Ruel and the New Painting
The exhibition will host more than 80 works by Pissarro, Degas, Renoir, Manet and others. See this expansive exhibit celebrating the ambitious and visionary Parisian art dealer who supported and helped elevate a new style of painting.
Explore The Life of Art: Context, Collecting, and Display
Explore The Life of Art: Context, Collecting, and Display, an interactive exhibit at the Getty Center and gain a better understanding of how the pieces in the collection are so informative about the time they were popular and coveted.
From Pop to the Pit: The LAPL Photo Collection Celebrates the L.A. Music Scene, 1978-1989
View the 80’s the way they’re meant to be seen, through those gritty, stylish early photographs. Vintage portraits of The Go-Gos, X, The Runaways, and all of the rest of your favorites are on display at the LA Public Library.
5th Annual LA Street Food Fest
Celebrate the smaller things at this gigantic food festival. Hundreds of vendors come together to highlight their specialties on this annual summer day that many look forward to annually.
Spitalfields Music Summer Festival 2015
One of the highlight events in the music calendar, the festival has been delighting audiences for 39 years, with its broad mixture of musical styles and performers. Artists Emily Hall, La Nuova Musica and Shabaka Hutchings have curated a diverse line up.
Hampton Court Palace Festival
The Hampton Court Palace Festival gets underway with high-profile names from rock, pop and classical music taking to the stage in the historic main courtyard of the Tudor palace. Away from the main stage, visitors can relax with a picnic in the scenic gardens or head over to a marquee to enjoy the delights of the buffet. This year promises to be extra special as the historic palace celebrates its 500th birthday.
Trooping the Colour: The Queen's Birthday Parade
London celebrates The Queen's official birthday in June each year with Trooping the Colour, a fantastic military parade that has taken place in London since 1820 The ceremony of Trooping the Colour is full of military pomp and pageantry as The Queen carries out an inspection of the troops from the Household Division.
Taste of London
For five summer days, the park in Central London is transformed into a foodie wonderland as 40 of the best restaurants in the city gather to show off the hottest dishes from their extensive menus. This year the event will embrace its “Flavours of the World” theme, showcasing the melting pot of flavours that make up the London restaurant scene.
Olympia International Art and Antiques Fair
150 of the finest dealers present more than 30,000 unique and exceptional pieces. From Old Masters to Art Deco jewellery, scientific objects to ancient Chinese ceramics, this is a true treasure-trove of craftsmanship.
City of London Festival 2015
The annual City of London Festival returns with a host of events in some of the capital's grandest settings. There are orchestral concerts in St. Paul's Cathedral, intimate chamber recitals in the Livery Halls - the age-old HQ of the City's trading bodies, rarely open to the public - and jazz gigs in skyscrapers, including within the Sky Garden at the top of the "walkie talkie" building.
Hampton Court Palace Flower Show
Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is the world's largest annual flower show. This Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) spectacle is the largest of its kind in the world and, for six days in June and July, thousands of gardening fans can see, smell and touch an abundance of floral delights. You can enjoy display gardens, the rose marquee and the innovative conceptual gardens showcasing the next big names in garden design.