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  • Photograph: Robert & Robbie Bailey

    Monday 4Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

    Monday 4
    Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

  • Thursday 7, through July 20Opening Ceremony sale. Pictured: Opening Ceremony...

    Thursday 7, through July 20
    Opening Ceremony sale. Pictured: Opening Ceremony babydoll dress, $250 (was $360)

  • Photograph: Courtesy the Intrepid Museum

    Monday 4 Macy's 4th of July Fireworks

    Monday 4
    Macy's 4th of July Fireworks

  • Photograph: Greg Allen

    Tuesday 5Rickie Lee Jones

    Tuesday 5
    Rickie Lee Jones

  • Photograph: Courtesy Sapphire

    Tuesday 5Sapphire

    Tuesday 5
    Sapphire

  • Photograph: Michael Kirby Smith

    Begins Wednesday 6Good Beer Month

    Begins Wednesday 6
    Good Beer Month

  • Photograph: Yvonne Allaway

    Wednesday 6--Saturday 9, through July 30Ice Factory Festival

    Wednesday 6--Saturday 9, through July 30
    Ice Factory Festival

  • Photograph: Joan Marcus

    Thursday 7--Sunday 10The Normal Heart

    Thursday 7--Sunday 10
    The Normal Heart

  • Photograph: Photofest

    Opens Friday 8Planet of the Apes

    Opens Friday 8
    Planet of the Apes

  • Photograph: Danny Clinch

    Friday 8--Saturday 9Soundgarden

    Friday 8--Saturday 9
    Soundgarden

  • Saturday 9Kickstarter Film Festival

    Saturday 9
    Kickstarter Film Festival

  • Photograph: Matthieu Raffard

    Sunday 10Bastille Day on 60th Street

    Sunday 10
    Bastille Day on 60th Street

  • Photograph: Samantha West

    Sunday 10New Music Now. Pictured: Nico Muhly

    Sunday 10
    New Music Now. Pictured: Nico Muhly

  • Sunday 10Verboten with Satoshi Tomiie

    Sunday 10
    Verboten with Satoshi Tomiie

Photograph: Robert & Robbie Bailey

Monday 4Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

Monday 4
Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

Monday 4
Head to Coney Island for pageantry and gluttony at the world famous Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest.

Grab a bargain at fashion-forward boutique Opening Ceremony where stock will be up to 70 percent off.

Join the crowds along Eleventh and Twelfth Avenues for gorgeous displays during the annual patriotic spectacle Macy's 4th of July Fireworks.

Tuesday 5
Incisive balladeer Rickie Lee Jones kicks off an intimate three-night stand at City Winery.

Fifteen years after Push, Sapphire debuts the long-awaited sequel at Barnes & Noble Union Square.

Wednesday 6
Good Beer Month kicks off with a party at Brooklyn Brewery.

One of New York's coolest extravaganzas, the Ice Factory Festival, welcomes adventurous theater companies to chill out downtown at 3LD. Wed 6--Sat 9, through July 30.

Thursday 7
Larry Kramer's terrifying, galvanizing, ferociously powerful drama The Normal Heart ends its limited Broadway run this weekend. Through Sun 10

Friday 8
Ol' Chuck Heston takes on some seriously advanced primates in this '68s future-shock classic Planet of the Apes at Film Forum.

Progressive-grunge gods Soundgarden air their hectic hits at Prudential Center (Fri 8) and Nikon at Jones Beach Theater (Sat 9).

Didn't get tickets to the Larry David event at 92nd Street Y? Get more jokes than chat with Curb Your Enthusiasm star Jeff Garlin, whose quips are quick and upbeat, even when he's being naughty.

Saturday 9
At the Kickstarter Film Festival, the fund-raising website teams up with Rooftop Films to present a night of short films, workshops and more; each featured project was bankrolled through Kickstarter.

Sunday 10
Surrender to the charms of French cuisine and culture at Bastille Day on 60th Street. There will be macarons, wine tastings, free language lessons and high-kicking can-can girls.

The Trinity Choir throws the free postclassical shindig New Music Now at St. Paul's Chapel, part of the River to River Festival, with premieres by Miss Mazzoli and Paola Prestini plus choral music by new-music darling Nico Muhly.

There's nothing like deep dance beats under the open air, and that's what you'll get at the Verboten affair, featuring house hero Satoshi Tomiie on the wheel of steel.

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