New York Fashion Week: Menswear fashion features shows by brands including Rag & Bone, Public School, Calvin Klein and Michael Kors. http://cfda.com/blog/its-official-new-york-fashion-week-mens.
Thursday: The Son of the Sheik with Live Score by Alloy Orchestra / Ghost Train Orchestra, 7:30 PM, CELEBRATE BROOKLYN! @ Prospect Park Bandshell. George Clinton and P-Funk at the BAM R&B Free Music Festival at MetroTech Commons, 1 MetroTech Roadway at Lawrence Street, Bklyn, Noon. Deeper Secrets and The Aevum of Geometry with uncharted areas of geometric systems and harmonic grids through a series of drawings at Pierogi Gallery, 177 N. Ninth St. between Bedford and Driggs Avenues, Tuesdays – Sundays, 11 am–6 pm until Sunday, Aug. 2 and free, http://www.pierogi2000.com.
Friday: Prospect Heights Music and Arts Festival is a five-day multi-venue neighborhood experience highlighting Brooklyn musicians, artists and culture organized by The Way Station. Featuring over 75 Brooklyn based bands and musicians. Venues include the Way Station, Branded Saloon, Soda Bar, the Saint Catherine, and Tooker Alley, along with special events at Brooklyn Brainery, Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn Museum, and Gridspace, among others, waystationbk.blogspot.com/p/prospect-heights-music-festival.html. The Way Station, 683 Washington Ave. between St. Marks Avenue and Prospect, http://www.waystationbk.com
7pm, daily, Wednesday, July 15 – Sunday, July 19, free ($5 suggested donation per set). “Wet Clutch” The Dance Cartel explores female imagery and pop culture icons of the past 50 years with this immersive performance experience and video mash-up at Jane Bailey Memorial Garden, 329 Greene Ave. between Franklin and Classon Avenues, Friday and Saturday, July 18, 8–9 pm and free, http://www.bam.org.
Friday Night Fireworks, Fridays, 9:30 pm until Friday, Sept. 4 free at the Coney Island Boardwalk. Central Park: Underwear Run is part of the NYC Triathlon weekend, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. The Underwear Run is a 1.7-mile fun run that takes place in Central Park every year on the Friday before the Panasonic New York City Triathlon. No transitions, no timing chips, no expensive race gear, just 500 strangers running around in their underwear. Another typical summer evening in New York City. While registration is closed, it is a fun event to watch and take pictures of.
Course:Starts by Cherry Hill, goes south down the West Drive, loops around to the Center Drive and then across the Terrace Drive to the finish line.