THINGS TO DO
Fall Festival, Forest Park (Queens), 12pm – 3pm
Celebrate fall with crafts, games, music, pumpkins, and more. Free.
SkowheganPerforms, Socrates Sculpture Park, 1pm – 5pm
SkowheganPerforms, now in its seventh season, invites Skowhegan alumni to activate the entire park with an afternoon of performance and art.
Interpretative Reading of Mark Twain’s ‘The War Prayer,’ Wave Hll (Bronx), 2pm – 3pm
Call & Response artist Kiran Chandra presents an interpretive reading of Mark Twain’s controversial 1905 text “The War Prayer.” When Samuel Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was a resident in Wave Hill House at the beginning of the 20th century, he built a treehouse on the property. Chandra’s reading commemorates Twain’s tree structure and the writing he created at Wave Hill. Free with admission to the grounds. $8 for adults, $4 for children and seniors.
Dance Away the Night, Brownsville Recreation Center (Brooklyn), 5pm – 7pm
Join a night of swing to celebrate the Harvest Moon with the great pianist Danny Mixon and his band, featuring Antoinette Montague on vocals.
In Illo Tempore Vignettes IV, Green Acres Community Garden (Brooklyn), 7pm – 8:30pm
In Illo Tempore Vignettes is a performance of bodies suspended in time, revealing the echoes of memory, alienation, and exile. The performers parade through relentless streams of invisible stimuli in a voyage between presence and absence. The piece addresses the innumerable stories of the exiled, the ones that are visible and the ones that take place in a vacuum.
The Strange Ones, Scandinavia House (Murray Hill), 1pm, $7 for members, $10 general admission.
Infinite Fashion Connection, Wythe Hotel Cinema (Brooklyn), 3pm, Free, RSVP.
Candyman, Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (Brooklyn), 6:15pm, Free.
Juan of the Dead, Maria Hernandez Park (Brooklyn), 6:15pm, Free.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Sol Lain Playground (LES), 6:30pm, Free.
Monsters, Inc., Cedar Playground (Bronx), 6:30pm, Free.
SHAED + Morgan Saint, Industry City, 4pm, Free, RSVP.
The Lighthouse and the Whaler, Friends at the Falls, Mercury Lounge (LES), 7pm, $10 – $12.
Alethea Buchal, Jacob Silver, Ethan Bourdeau, Tasting Room (Brooklyn), 7pm, Free, RSVP.
Ava Luna, Crumb, Rosehardt, Brooklyn Bazaar, Oct. 14 (Sat.), 8pm, $10.
Korey Dane Residency, Ben Jaffe, Carl Jaffe, Berlin (Alphabet City), 8pm, $10.
MAKU Soundsystem, Yotoco, C’mon Everybody (Brooklyn), 8pm, $10 – $12.
Machines in Music: Imaginary Softwoods, Via App, Patricia, S.S.P.S., Hiro Kone, Knockdown Center (Queens), 8pm, $10.
Britpop Dance Party, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, Free, RSVP.
Brit Pack Comedy Showcase feat. Mike Recine (Conan, Comedy Central), Sydnee Washington (VH1, MTV), Chrissy Mayr (Fox’s Punchline, Sirius XM, Fox’s Laughs), Sam Evans (Just for Laughs, Cincinatti’s Funniest Winner), Kenny Warren (Tru TV, Wendy Williams), Jaron Young (Cinderblock Festival, NY Comedy Club), Stewie Vill (CollegeHumor, Stand Up NY, Bio Channell), Hosted by Stewie Vill and Jaron Young (Free drinks and open bar), BDA Studios (Midtown), 7:30pm, $6.75.
The Killing Joke Comedy Show feat. Sean Donnelly (Comedy Central, Conan), Sam Morrill (MSG’s People Talking Sports), Jordan Temple (Hidden Fences, The Color Urkel), Alison Leiby (Comedy Central’s The President Show, New York Times), Kenny Deforest (Comedy Central, Comedy at the Knitting Factory), Gordon Baker-Bone (Hater-Bot), Ray Kump (VICE Sports, Tim Dillon is Going to Hell Podcast), Pine Box Rock Shop (Brooklyn), 8pm, Free, RSVP.
Popped Collar Comedy Show feat. Jay Welch, Ashton Womack, Chloe McGovern, Mike Coscarelli, Dan Wickes, Hosted by Karolena Theresa, The Platform (Brooklyn), 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.
The Human Citizen Comedy Show feat. Dan Perlman (co-creator: That’s My Bus!), Rosebud Baker (Fox’s Red Eye), Marvin Lattimore (New York Comedy Club), Lawrence DeLoach (Skankfest 2017), Molly Ruben-Long (SeeSo’s “Hidden America with Jonah Ray”), Tyler Richardson (MTV, LAUGHS on FOX), AJ Thompson (RoastMasters), Art Cafe + Bar (Brooklyn), 9pm, $5.
Dope Comedy Show, The Park View (Inwood), 9:30, Free, RSVP.
Socrates Farmers Market, Socrates Sculpture Park (Queens), Every Saturday until Oct. 28, 8am – 4pm, Free.
Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorial in NYC Parks, Arsenal in Central Park (UES), Until Nov. 24, 9am – 5pm, Free.
Women With Wings Art Exhibit, Friendship Garden (Sugar Hill), Every weekend until Oct. 31, 11am – 8pm, Free.
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