Bring a blanket, not a chair, and perhaps a picnic dinner, and enjoy.
Tuesday: The Japanese drumming group Taikoza has created a new sound using the thunderous rhythms of the ancestral Taiko drums and the magical sounds of the bamboo flutes. Roughly translated, Taiko means big drums-and that’s exactly what Taikoza brings. Big Drums, powerful rhythms, and electrifying, room-thumping energy. 7pm at Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn. Event website
Wednesday and Thursday: Hudson River Dance Festival presents performances by Paul Taylor Dance Company, Parsons Dance and Ballet Hispanico. 6:30pm at Pier 63 Lawn, at 23rd St. Bring a blanket. Chairs are not allowed on the Pier 63 lawn.