To Do

Things To Do in July

Sweeten your July in New York, Los Angles, and Miami with our list of the best cultural happenings.



Our new addition to the East Village scene. Come by narcbar for some of the best drinks in town and incredible bar eats by Michelin-starred chef John Fraser.

Opens July 6th | The Standard, East Village

Paradisco by Occupy The Disco

It's not our fault if you can't keep your eyes open on Monday morning. Occupy The Disco and their many friends bring their six-hour dance party to The Standard, High Line every Sunday night.

Every Sunday, 3 - 9 PM | Le Bain

The Annie O Music Series

Annie O brings indie singer-songwriters Olivia Grace, Noah Kahan, and Juke Ross to the Penthouse. Free with an RSVP to

July 17 + 31, 7 - 9 PM | The Standard, East Village

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"Decline of Western Civilization" Screening

Think LA circa 1981, the true behind-the-scenes of the the city's punk era, and the first sightings of bands like Black Flag. Rock on.

July 5th, 8 - 11 PM | NOWADAYS

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"Only Lovers Left Alive" Screening

Jarmusch's modern masterpiece about undying love comes with a beer and a shot for $5. Oh, and Tilda Swinton.

July 8th, Midnight | Videology Bar + Cinema

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Full Moon Fest 2017

Vic Mensa, Kelela, Connan Mockasin, and many more special guests come together for Full Moon Fest.

July 8th, 12 PM - 12 AM | Governors Island

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Mon Laferte + Princess Nokia

Afro-Caribbean beats and verses from two of music's rising stars come together in Central Park.

July 12th, 5 - 10 PM | SummerStage NYC

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This year's lineup includes Solange, Frank Ocean, Tame Impala, and A Tribe Called Quest...need we say more!?

July 28-30 | Randall's Island Park

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Joan Cornellà: A NY Solo Exhibition

Come celebrate the opening night of Barcelona-based cartoonist Joan Cornellà's 17-day show, featuring his wordless and color-blocked illustrations of societal commentary.

July 14th, 2 PM | Josee Bienvenu Gallery

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John Talabot, Mijo, Facets

The city of no sleep meets its match with DJ sets by some of indie electronic's favorites.

Friday, July 14th, 1 AM - 7 AM | Good Room

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PJ Harvey in New York

The queen of rock in Central Park? Yep, that's a must.

July 19th, 8:30 - 11:30 PM | SummerStage NYC

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Burger Records Beach Bash II at Coney Island

While LA has Beach Goth, NY has Beach Bash, a celebration of the young rock bands fostered by Burger Records. Get sweaty at this headbang-worthy mini festival.

Saturday, July 22nd, 2 - 10 PM | Coney Arts Wall

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The Allah-Las

The Allah-Las take the Cactus Lounge stage. DJ Valida & Reverberation Radio will be warming up the night starting at 7:30 PM.

July 19th, 7:30-10PM | The Standard, Hollywood

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Hard to Read Presents RAISED

In celebration of artist, musician, and choreographer Brontez Purnell’s new novel, "Since I Laid My Burden Down," Hard to Read presents an evening of readings about places where we grew up.

July 11th, 7 - 9 PM | Cactus Lounge at The Standard, Hollywood

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Amtrac, Juan Maclean, and Durante

Our monthly house DJ series sold out last month, so get your tickets early and get ready to dance.

July 14th, 2 PM | The Rooftop at The Standard, Downtown LA

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Summer with The Lions

Join us for our monthly party with The Lions, with Jamaican food and drinks to boot.

July 20th, 7 - 10 PM | Cactus Lounge at The Standard, Hollywood

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Paul McCarthy

Experience Paul McCarthy's take on German folklore in the Arts District's most buzzed about art hub.

Ends Sept 17th | Hauser & Wirth

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FYF Fest

All our favorite artists in one place. Think Missy Elliott, Iggy Pop, Erykah Badu, Bjork, and a whole lot more.

July 21-23 | Exposition Park

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Alejandro G. Iñárritu: CARNE y ARENA (Virtually present, Physically invisible)

The director's virtual reality installation exploring the realities of immigrants and refugees is currently sold out, but keep checking back.


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"One More Time With Feeling" Screening

The musical legend defined '90s alternative with his dark, brooding voice and lyrical genius. See the doc about his magic play in the iconic Hollywood Egyptian Theater with a live Q&A from the man himself post-screening.

July 7th, 8 PM | Egyptian Theater

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"Rabid" Screening

A young woman develops a taste for human blood after undergoing experimental plastic surgery, and experimental horror hasn't been the same since. Watch the '77 thriller at midnight and get creeped out.

July 15th, Midnight | New Beverly Cinema

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Amber Mark

Celebrate the museum's summer series with performances by Amber Mark and Maria del Pilar followed by a DJ set to keep the dancing going after.

July 27th, 7:30 - 10:30 PM | Hammer Museum

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Garden Sessions with Deaf Poets

Unplug as Deaf Poets play you their sexy, psychedelic garage rock sounds in the Gardens.

July 19th, 8 – 10PM | The Standard Spa, Miami Beach

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Midweek Spa Specials

Get your glow on for less if you come to The Spa mid-week for a smoothing scrub, mani/pedi, or facial. Click for details.

Tuesday – Thursday | The Standard, Miami Beach Spa


An homage to everything Miami Beach, the sometimes-naughty coloring book follows a mermaid on her sojourn through this crazy city. Come celebrate the release at The Standard.

July 7th, 6:30 – 8:30 PM | The Standard, Miami Beach Spa

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Get Certified in Aromatherapy

Become an expert at the science of scents. Amy Galper of the New York Institute of Aromatherapy comes to The Standard Spa, Miami Beach for a comprehensive course on aromatherapy and essential oils.

July 17th - 20th | The Standard, Miami Beach Spa

The Standard Presents: Chefs Stand Up

The series features renowned guest chefs designing customized dining experiences to benefit the charity of their choice. In the first installment, Nina Clemente serves it up for No Kid Hungry.

July 19th, 8 PM | The Standard, Miami Beach Spa

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Lazy Sunday BBQ: Swim Week Edition hosted by Nikben

Let's unwind together at an extra special Swim Week edition of everyone’s favorite Lazy Sunday BBQ hosted by Nikben.

July 23rd, 3 PM – Sunset | The Standard, Miami Beach Spa

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Swim Souk

For Miami Swim Week, we’re creating Moroccan vibes in the Gardens with our very own Swim Souk. Come shop some of our favorite emerging designers including The Onikas, Nikben, Lilibon, and Kult Jewelry.

July 20th - 22nd | The Standard, Miami Beach Spa

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The Standard & EXILE Books Present: Flagzine with Caín Press

Join us as we reconfigure patriotic phrases into zines as part of a political and artistic intervention.

July 27th, 6 – 8PM | The Standard, Miami Beach Spa

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Not Your Standard BINGO

Shelley Novak and DJ Jody McDonald are back for more drag bingo you won't want to miss.

July 30th, 7 - 10 PM | The Standard, Miami Beach Spa

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Dash Berlin

Miami lives for hot nights on a house music dance floor. Do it right with Dash Berlin.

July 21st, 9 PM | Story Nightclub

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Playboi Carti

Rap's new golden boy rocks Miami.

July 30th, 8 PM

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