The Vulture Festival is set to take place on May 21st and 22nd. The pop-culture festival will have a host of great events on tap and tickets are still being sold here. Here’s a taste of what one can expect.
SATURDAY, MAY 21
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Morning With the Muppets
It’s time to play the music; it’s time to light the lights! Join New York Magazine senior editor Chris Bonanos in conversation with Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear, followed by talks with their longtime puppeteers Steve Whitmire and Eric Jacobson. Special appearances by Animal and Beaker as well. Location: Milk Studios (450 West 15th Street). Tickets $25 (includes an hour in the Vulture Lounge with complimentary drinks following the event).
You can see the rest of the lineup here.
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