Oct. 9 (Mon.), Indigenous Peoples Day, Columbus Day, Myq Kaplan


Indigenous Peoples Day, Harlem River Field

Rethink Columbus Day with this two Day Indigenous Celebration. With performances from Native American artists, musicians and poets. Monday event starts at sunrise with a ceremony. Free.

Columbus Day Parade, 11am

Parade moves up Fifth Avenue from 47th Street to 72nd Street. There’s also a red carper area between 67th Street and 69th Street. Free.

Rikers Island Exhibition: Behind these Prison Walls, The Living Gallery Outpost (East Village), 6pm – 9pm

Former Rikers Island Corrections officer, visual artist, and author Lorenzo Steele Jr. takes viewers into the nation’s most violent adolescent jail on Rikers Island. Lorenzo uses photography and a personal testimony that will take individuals on a visual journey into the “Bing.” Free.

Reading for Disaster Relief, The Poetry Project at St. Mark’s (East Village), 8pm – 9:30pm

Readings by Desiree C. Bailey, Jaquira Díaz, Camonghne Felix, Whitney Greenaway
David Tomas Martinez, etc. Proceeds go to support ongoing relief efforts In Mexico, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands. Donation.


Lovecraft Film Screenings, Lovecraft (Alphabet City), 6pm, $5.

BPM, Alice Tully Hall (UWS), 6pm, Free. RSVP.


Steve Jr., Poppies, GONG GONG GONG, Dark Tea, Mercury Lounge (LES), 7pm, $10.

Swampboots, Kangaroo, Melting Death Vapors, Watergate, Sunnyvale (Brooklyn), 8pm, $7.

Little Junior, Baby’s All Right (Brooklyn), 8pm, $10.

S The Supplicant, Romantic States, Agua Viva, Air Waves (solo), Silent Barn (Brooklyn), 8pm, $8.


Night Train with Wyatt Cenac feat. Ari Shaffir, Marina Franklin, Chanel Ali, The Lucas Brothers, Littlefield (Brooklyn), 7:30pm, $5-$8.

Side Ponytail feat. Barry Rothbart (Comedy Central, Downward Dog), David Tveite (Last Comic Standing, Sirius XM), Andrew Casertano (Animal Planet), Wanjiko Eke (Brooklyn Comedy Fest), Martin Urbano (Jimmy Kimmel), Alison Leiby (writer for The President Show), Friends and Lovers (Brooklyn), 8pm, Free.

The Stoner Show (part of Park Slope Comedy Festival), Divine Bar (Brooklyn), 8:30pm, $10.

Myq Kaplan and Friends Birthday and Halloween Show, QED Astoria (Queens), 8:30pm, $6.

Speakeasy Comedy hosted by Jordan Raybould and Mike Coscarelli, Local 138 (LES), 9pm – 10pm, Free. RSVP.

Ed Sullivan on Acid feat. Calvin Cato, Rick James (part of Park Sloper Comedy Festival), Freddy’s Bar (Brooklyn), 9pm, $10.

Comedy at the Lantern, The Lantern (Greenwich Village), 10pm, Free. RSVP.

Park Slope Comedy Festival Roast Battles Rounds 1 and 2, Freddy’s Bar (Brooklyn), 10:30pm, $10.


Free Admission Roller Skating, Pier 2 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, Every Mon. and Fri., 3-6pm, Free admission, $6 for skate rental.

Milkshake Happy Hour, Big Daddy’s (Flatiron), Mon.- Fri., 3pm – 5pm

New Sounds Live: Phonemophonic Alphabet Brass Band by Carol Szymanski, Brookfield Place (Lower Manhattan), From Oct. 6 -11 (hours vary), Free.


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