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Morning Brief: July 11th

by Kris Venezia

Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Flickr

What you need to know for July 11th!


Today, partly cloudy with a high of 85, and tonight, partly cloudy with a low of 68. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

Israel escalates Gaza offensive. [CBS News]

Mayor Bill de Blasio signs law to create municipal ID cards in New York City. [ABC News]

New Jersey eyes possible plans for upstate casinos. [Wall Street Journal]

Some Brooklyn lawyers are busy with the influx of young immigrants. [WFUV News]

On Stage This Weekend

TONIGHT (Friday the 11th):
• Crosby, Stills And Nash @ the Beacon Theatre
• Procol Harum with Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy @ the Grand Ballroom at the Manhattan Center
• Buster Poindexter @ City Winery
• Andrew Bird And The Hands Of Glory, Lucius and Jimbo Mathus And The Tri-State Coalition @ the Klein Memorial Auditorium
• J.D. Souther @ the YMCA Boulton Center For The Performing Arts
• Dave Alvin and Phil Alvin With The Guilty Ones (with Jonah Tolchin And The Lonesome Angels) @ the Bell House
• Dennis DeYoung with P.J. Pacifico @ the Ridgefield Playhouse
• Guided By Voices (with Crystal Stilts) @ Irving Plaza
• Phish @ Randall’s Island (tonight, tomorrow and Sunday)
TOMORROW (Saturday the 12th):
• Shawn Colvin (with Anthony D’Amato) @ the Fairfield Theatre Company’s StageOne
• “4Knots Music Festival” featuring Dinosaur Jr. and others @ South Street Seaport
• Delta Spirit @ the Wick
• Steve Forbert @ Swing the Teapot (in Floral Park)
• Cibo Matto and others @ “Warm Up 2014” at MOMA P.S.1
• David Wax Museum and River City Extension (with Arum Rae, Morningsiders and DJ Pegasus Warning) @ Brooklyn Night Bazaar
• Lucy Wainwright Roche and Suzzy Roche @ Joe’s Pub
• Yes @ the NYCB Theatre at Westbury
• Procol Harum @ the Space at Westbury
SUNDAY (the 13th):
• Peter Frampton and The Doobie Brothers (with Matthew Curry) @ Jones Beach Theater
• The Aaron Neville Duo @ City Winery
• Steve Forbert @ Hefferman’s / Hamilton Park house concerts (in Staten Island)
• The Tubes @ the Ridgefield Playhouse
• The James Hunter Six (with Gedeon Luke And The People) @ Fairfield Theatre Company’s StageOne
• Steel Pulse (with Jen Durkin And The Business) @ the Klein Memorial Auditorium
• Kyp Malone (and Matana Roberts/Ryan Sawyer with Justin Veloso) @ Union Pool
• WFUV PRESENTS: Cibo Matto and Bonobo with Odesza @ Summerstage in Central Park
The New York Yankees are in Baltimore to face the Orioles at 7:05.
The New York Mets welcome the Miami Marlins at 7:10.
On Sunday, Argentina faces Germany in the World Cup Final at 3.
Today in History
In 2012, astronomers discover Styx, the fifth moon of Pluto.



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