Weekend Recommender: June 22-24

June 21, 2012 | by —JESSICA FERRI | Homepage


See the Alabama Shakes at SummerStage on Sunday

Love Goes to Press
Friday, June 22, 8 PM
This comedic play, written by Martha Gellhorn (war correspondent, ex-wife of Ernest Hemingway) and Virginia Cowles, tells the story of a female press camp stuck in Poggibonsi, Italy in 1944. It's the true story of Gellhorn and Cowles, who had met in Madrid while covering the Spanish Civil War. Mint Theater Company, 311 West 43rd St., 866-811-4111; minttheater.org

“The Value of Water”
Saturday, June 23, 7 AM–7 PM
This exhibit is the largest ever in the history of The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine. The theme is water, and 41 artists from all over the world have given their interpretation of the value of our most precious resource, including William Kentridge, Kiki Smith, and Mark Rothko. The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue, 212-316-7540; stjohndivine.org

Alabama Shakes
Sunday, June 24, 3 PM
This Southern band, which opened for Jack White on his recent solo tour, takes over Summer Stage at Central Park this Sunday afternoon for a free show with Diamond Rugs and Robert Ellis opening. 59th St. at 5th Ave.; cityparksfoundation.org

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