The torpor of summer Saturdays has been delightfully shattered of late with the reappearance of Warm Up, the P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center dance party. Held in the heretofore deeply unfashionable of four until nine p.m., this showcase of electronic, house, acoustic punk, break beat, and old-school hip hop, in an outdoor pavilion designed by venerated nonagenarian Philip Johnson, has succeeded in turning Long Island City into a destination of choice for downtown types who prefer an afternoon in Queens to a schlepp to the ossified Hamptons.
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