JUNE 27 2014
How to Be a New Yorker
Do you want to learn more about the life of a New York City tour guide over dinner on Friday or lunch on Saturday? Drawing from their years of experience in the field, Margaret Copeland and Kevin James Doyle, who are comedians as well as licensed NYC tour guides, provide an in depth guide on how to be a “real New Yorker.”
Charles James: Beyond Fashion
The inaugural exhibition of the newly renovated Costume Institute examines the career of legendary twentieth-century Anglo-American couturier Charles James (1906-1978).
The Roof Garden Commission
This installation by Dan Graham (born 1942, Urbana, Illinois) is the second in a new series of site-specific commissions for the Museum’s Roof Garden. Comprising curves of steel and two-way mirrored glass set between the hedgerows, Graham’s structure is part garden maze, part modernist skyscraper façade.
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Based on How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying by Shepherd Mead.
Architectural Walking Tour
Explore Philadelphia’s architectural past, present and future during a two hour award-winning guided walking tour with the Preservation Alliance.
Improv Comedy: The N Crowd
Spend a night out with what Philly Style Magazine called “Philadelphia’s premier improv comedy troupe.” In 2008 and 2010, The N Crowd was named “Best Comedy Club by City Voter’s Hot List.
Ritu Comes Home
Brendan and Jason, an affluent couple from Bryn Mawr, PA, proudly pay 80 cents a day to support their “adopted” Bangladeshi daughter while spending their days drinking, eating, drinking, shopping, dissing, and drinking.
Conversation and Tea Tasting
Join master tea-blender Michael Harney for a survey of the landscape of East Asian teas. Discover how cultivation, production techniques, geography and history influence a tea’s taste.
The First Woman Graphic Novelist: Helena Bochořáková-Dittrichová
Helena Bochořáková-Dittrichová (1894–1980) was a Czech graphic artist whose 1929 novel is widely acknowledged to be the first wordless novel created by a woman.
The United States Capitol is a monument, a working office building, and one of the most recognizable symbols of representative democracy in the world. Visitors are welcome to enter the building through the Capitol Visitor Center, located underground on the east side of the Capitol.
Concerts on Canon
Enjoy live music every Thursday night at this magical California venue. There is plenty of seating and open grass area for picnic blankets. Let the music take you away.
Beverly Hills Farmers’ Market
Held weekly, the Beverly Hills outdoor certified Farmers’ Market offers the finest in California-grown fresh and seasonal fruits and vegetables, juices, breads, flowers and specialty items in the festive outdoor street setting.
Trooping the Colour
Saturday, June 14, 2014
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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.
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.
Taste of London
For four summer days the park in central London is transformed into a foodie wonderland. More than 40 of the best restaurants in the city gather to show off the best items from their extensive menus. Visitors can choose dozens of fine dishes to create the perfect taster menu.
Wimbledon is one of four annual Grand Slam tennis tournaments held around the world. It's the world's longest-running and most prestigious tennis tournament. Games are still played on the original playing surface, grass, and there's a strict white-only dress code for players.