Meet the Minsky Sisters, a flapper-themed tap dance duo from New York City. Gin and Kristen Minsky -- "sisters from another mister" -- met each other at NYU and have been dancing together in nightclubs, cabarets and events ever since.
Attendees of the Jazz Age Lawn Party, now in its ninth year, have come to expect certain things. Great music. Swingin' dance moves. Refreshing cocktails and delicious noshes. All this abounded at the semi-annual event's first showing this past weekend on Governor's Island -- served up by some of the ... More >>
Swing back in time at New York’s most nostalgic picnic
[Summer Guide 2014]
A party for old sports and flappers
On June 15, Governors Island was transported back to 1926 for the annual Jazz Age Lawn Party. It was a flapper revival, with parasols blotting out the hot June sun. Our Laura June Kirsch was there, and snapped these great photos.
For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.
The weekend is almost here, and if you're looking forward to spending quality time with dad on Sunday, check out the roundup of offbeat food-related Father's Day activities we posted yesterday. If you're weekend isn't revolving around celebrating Dad--or if he's game for non-Father's Day-related out ... More >>
Great Gatsby! It's a lawn party