THINGS TO DO
Open Editing Sessions in East New York, New Lots Library (Brooklyn), 2pm-8pm
Want to learn video editing? If you’ve got a project in CS6, or you just want to see Premiere in action, there will be an instructor on hand to talk about editing, help you with your projects, and show you some tips and tricks. Free.
Slice Out Hunger’s $1 Pizza Party, The Shrine Church of St. Anthony de Padua (SoHo), 6pm
New York’s biggest pizza party gathers 50 of the city’s top pizzerias, includingDiFara, Lombardi’s, Lucali, John’s of Bleecker, Emily, Sottocasa, under one roof for a night of $1 slices. Buy $1 tickets at the door. Bring exact change. Cash only. Event ends when pizza runs out.
DIY to a Career in Comics, Butler Library – Columbia University (UWS), 6pm-8pm
Zep, a comics artist in Europe, presents his debut graphic novel in English, A Story of Men. He will be joined by French compatriot Pénélope Bagieu (California Dreamin’) and homegrown comics artist Julia Wertz (NYC, Tenements, Towers, and Trash). Moderated by Terence Irvins.
Nasty Women, Celeste Auditorium – NYPL (Bryant Park), 6:30pm
The new essay collection Nasty Women: Feminism, Resistance, and Revolution in Trump’s America, features original contributions from 23 leading feminist writers. Its co-editors and some of its contributors come to the New York Public Library to discuss this landmark new book. This includes Guardian US columnist and Marie Claire contributing editor Jessica Valenti, VICE columnist Meredith Talusan and former Mic Editorial Director of Identities Samhita Mukhopadhyay. Free. RSVP.
Know Your Sh*t Trivia, House of Yes (Brooklyn), 7pm – 10pm
Madame Vivien V, Kinga, and DJ Matty Glitterati team up to quiz you on everything from Harry Potter and 90s jams to civil rights and the Stonewall riots. Come feed your brain and throwback some shots as you get rewarded with showers of glitter and prizes. Oh, and there’s gonna be drag shows…obviously. Free. RSVP.
You the People: A Night of Photography and Film, 384 Broadway (Tribeca), 7pm – 10pm
A one-night, pop-up exhibit featuring short films and photographs by award-winning artists. Featuring works by Larry Fink, Josh Begley, Nadine Cloete, Elizabeth Lo, etc., Free. RSVP.
Bruce Handy, The New School Creative Writing Program (Chelsea), 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Vanity Fair contributing editor Bruce Handy discusses his forthcoming book from Simon & Schuster called Wild Things, which is about the pleasures of reading children’s literature as an adult. Free.
The 4th Annual Doctor Who Costume and Trivia Contest, The Way Station (Brooklyn), 8pm – 10pm, $10.
Jelly babies anyone? Now in its fourth year at The Way Station in Brooklyn (the NYC area’s first and best Doctor Who-themed bar), the Doctor Who Costume/Trivia Contest is a celebration of all eras of Who. Hosted by Chris Cummins (Den of Geek, Music Video Book Club, Sci-Fi Explosion).
Hotel Transylvania, Henry M. Jackson Playground (LES), 7pm, Free.
Rooftop Film Series: Michelangelo Antonioni’s Blow Up, 64 Dobbin Street (Brooklyn), 7:15pm, Free.
Black Swan, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, Free. RSVP.
HDLSS, Blak Emoji, Medio, Uruguay, Them Fangs, Pianos (LES), 7pm, $10.
Midnight Crisis (Album Release), Mule Kick, Hours to Kill, Drew Blood, Arlene’s Grocery (LES), 8pm, $5.
Dances, Friend Roulette, Casey Hopkins, Alphaville (Brooklyn), 8pm, $8.
The Mungmen, Chris Cheveyo, Tight Fight, Union Pool (Brooklyn), 8pm, $10.
Overlake, Vaureen, ohnomoon, Birds, Goldsounds (Brooklyn), 8pm, $8-$10.
Paraiso, Vehicles, Phil and the Osophers, Pinstripe Loveseat, Bar Matchless (Brooklyn), 8pm, $7.
Joe List (Conan, Letterman), Paris Sashay (Drafthouse Comedy), Liza Tryger (Comedy Central, Seth Myers), Kevin Iso (Gotham Comedy Live), Mike Britt (Comedy Central, BET), 61 Local (Brooklyn), 7pm, $5-$8.
Hot and Bothered – Comedy Show and Singles Mixer. Black Cat (LES), 7:30pm, Free. RSVP.
The Fancy Show, The Douglass (Brooklyn), 8:30pm, Free. RSVP.
Comedians You Should Know feat. Mark Normand (Conan), Casey James Salengo (Comedy Central), Shalewa Sharpe (Bridgetown), David Drake (“Dave”), Jeff Steinbrunner (Accidental Comedy Fest), Hosted by Saurin Choksi, The Gutter (Brooklyn), 8:30pm, $5.
Sean Donnelly, Kent Ale House (Brooklyn), 9pm, Free.