5th Annual Free Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival In Full Swing At Lincoln Center

The hugely popular annual Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival is in full swing at Lincoln Center. Now in its fifth year, Met Summer HD brings open-air screenings of productions from the company’s Peabody and Emmy Award-winning Live in HD series. The featured performances are beamed onto a large screen in Josie Robertson Plaza (Columbus, between 63rd & [...]

TONIGHT (Monday): Final Night Of Free Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival At Lincoln Center

If you’ve been meaning to check out the free Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival at Lincoln Center, it’s now or never — tonight is the final night. The action kicks off at 7:30 pm. There’s a chance of rain showers right around then, but hopefully it stays dry. More than 3,000 seats are available on [...]

Free & Cheap Upper West Side Events: 9/2/12

Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Sunday, September 2nd, 2012…

Great Weather For Tonight’s Free Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival Screening: Glass’ “Satyagraha”

Tonight is the fourth night of the annual free Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival in Lincoln Center. The action kicks off at 7:45 pm, with the forecast calling for clear skies and temperatures in the upper-70s — should be a beautiful evening. More than 3,000 seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis at Lincoln [...]

Free Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival Continues Tonight; Bellini’s “La Sonnambula”

Posted about the 4th Annual Free Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival on Friday. Just a quick reminder that tonight marks the third evening, with a free screening of Bellini’s La Sonnambula starting at 8:00 pm. At the moment, weather.com says 74 degrees with only a 10% chance of rain at 8:00 pm. More than 3,000 [...]

Free 10-Day Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival Starts This Weekend At Lincoln Center

The hugely popular annual Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival kicks off tomorrow night (Saturday, 8/25). It marks the event’s fourth year, and the first of 10 nights of free outdoor screenings at Lincoln Center.

Final Night Of Free Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival At Lincoln Center (With Weather Links)

Just a reminder that tonight is the final night of the Met’s free “Summer HD Festival” — if you’ve been meaning to check it out, it’s now or next summer.

Upper West Side Photo of the Day

Above, it seems that someone took it upon themselves to give Giuseppe Verdi a cape.  The statue, a monument to one of the world’s most renowned composers located at Verdi Square (near Broadway and 72nd), is apparently dressing for the winter weather.  Thanks to tipster Susan for the photo. Update: My Upper West tipster Marc [...]