New York Weekend Roundup: Festivals, Functions, And Furry Friends!

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New York City’s been through yet another exciting weekend with some of falls most exciting events coming back to the city under when felt like the summer’s sun. With Fall weather taking its time reaching Manhattan, true New Yorkers have no time to wait, and brought back some of Fall’s favorite events to the city.

The Global Citizen Festival

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Performances by Stevie Wonder, Green Day, The Killers, The Lumineers, The Chainsmokers, Pharrell Williams, Big Sean, Andra Day, and Alessia Cara headlined the festival’s events. The purpose of the event, successfully secured, was to have high profile world leaders confirm and continue their work to end extreme poverty across the world. In response to the days events, leaders backed 29 commitments, 55 announcements and 13 calls to action, totaling $3.2 billion, which are set to affect the lives of 221 million people.

 

The Art Book Fair

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The 12th annual Art Book Fair was hosted by Printed Matter and held at the Museum of Modern Art’s PS1 event space in Long Island City, Queens. Authors and artists from around the world came to showcase work that will adorn the shelves and coffee tables in homes big and small for years and gave a great platform for emerging artists to make a statement with their work for all to see. Over 370 artists and writers gathered across the weekend to host panels, readings, and showings.

 

Tribeca TV Festival

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TV being in the golden age it is, the TriBeCa Film Festival’s partner project, this TV Festival, has brought some of the small screen’s biggest shows and casts to the city for everything from panel discussions to meet and greets with adoring fans. The festival’s second day saw the cast from the evergreen favorite Will & Grace as they look forward to their upcoming relaunch. One of the favorites from fans was the panel discussion between Trevor Noah and the writers of the late night show The Daily Show.

 

Central Park Horse Show

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For one weekend a year, the Central Park Horse Show, sponsored by Rolex, brought to life horses not topped by either a policeman or a handsome cab driver. Through jumps, agility movements, and more, jockeys and horses showed off their skills to a crowd of New York’s highest society. The highest honors in this year’s showing went to Dominic Schramm and Ryan Wood.

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