Various locations on the High Line:
Music at 14th Street
Families at 23rd Street
Performance at 17th Street
Join us as the High Line kicks off its exciting 2017 programming season and comes alive with music, comedy, and stories. Enjoy a first look at the new High Line Art group exhibition Mutations and Henry Taylor’s mural the floaters, and delight in delicious bites from our local High Line Food vendors.
*In the event of rain or inclement weather, will be rescheduled to Saturday, April 29th
1 – 2 PM, On the High Line at 17th St.
Enjoy this very funny comedic set from actress, writer, and New York Arab-American Comedy Festival Co-Founder Maysoon Zayid, who’s looking to make the world more inclusive one laugh at a time.
2:30 – 3:30 PM, On the High Line at 17th St.
In the mood for personal, revealing stories about the amazing (and not so amazing) things that can happen in the great outdoors? Join Queer Memoir, New York’s longest-running LGBT-themed storytelling series, as they bring together storytellers from all the five boroughs and beyond.
Brooklyn Raga Massive All-Stars
3 – 4 PM, On the High Line at 14th St.
Experience an explosive multidisciplinary instrumental performance as these forward-thinking musicians, rooted in or inspired by the classical music of India, bring their unique sound and improvisational style to the High Line. Featuring members of the Arun Ramamurthy Trio and Afrika Meets India.
Brooklyn Raga Massive is presented in partnership with The India Center Foundation.
For Colored Nerds
4 – 5 PM, On the High Line at 17th St
Get up close and personal as co-hosts Brittany Luse and Eric Eddings deliver a live version of their smart, fun, and topical podcast For Colored Nerds. They’ll gleefully examine race, pop culture, art, and news with their distinctive commentary, featuring special guests New York Times journalist Jenna Wortham, author Naomi Jackson, and Glory Edim, the Founder of Well-Read Black Girl book club.
5 – 6 PM, On the High Line at 14th St.
Finish your day with the soulful, expressive, and genre-bending music from the classical string duo turned contemporary R&B-Electronic-Pop ensemble and art collective Chargaux.
1 – 6 PM, On the High Line at 23rd St.
Families, come to the Construction Zone and build your own city using our Children’s Workyard Kit! Music will also get your creative juices going. Live music by Natalia “Saw Lady” Paruz and Brazilian Folk Trio, Forró Da Terra, throughout the day.