Around NYC Today (10/16): Stomp Out the Muslim Ban, Night of the Living Dead

Photographer Joel Barhamanda at 80 Arts
Photographer Joel Barhamanda at 80 Arts


Jason Alexander and Amy Pietz, Build Studio (SoHo), 1pm – 1:30pm

Jason Alexander and Amy Pietz will discuss their new show Hit The Road. Doors open 30 minutes before showtime. Valid ID required. Free. RSVP.

RZA and DJ Mathematics, Build Studio (SoHo), 1pm – 1:30pm

RZA will talk about the new Wu Tang Clan album The Saga Continues. Doors open 30 minutes before showtime. Valid ID required. Free. RSVP.

Meet Me Downtown Gallery Opening, 80 Arts Lobby and Garden, 6pm – 9pm

Photographer Joel Barhamand unveils a new exhibition. Refreshments will be served. Free. RSVP.

W. Eugene Smith Artist Talk: Justyna Mielnikiewicz, Aperture Foundation Gallery and Bookstore (Chelsea), 6:30pm – 8:30pm

The Aperture Foundation, in collaboration with the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund, presents an artist talk with Georgian artist Justyna Mielnikiewicz. Based in Tbilisi, Mielnikiewicz is the 2016 recipient of the W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography for her project A Diverging Frontier: Russia and Its Neighbors. Free. RSVP.

Stomp Out The Muslim Ban, Brooklyn Borough Hall, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Young women activists from the Arab-American Family Support Center (AAFSC) present an art protest and dance rally at in response to the current presidential administration’s travel ban.

Japanese Tea Ceremony, Teachers College – Columbia University, 7pm – 9pm

Experience an authentic Japanese tea ceremony demonstrated by a professional tea master from Sohga-an. Free. RSVP.

Young, Queer and Lit, The Strand Bookstore, 7pm – 8pm

David Levithan, Zack Loran Clark, Nick Eliopulos, Billy Merrell, Caleb Zane Huett, Sarah Moon and David Barclay Moore discuss their process of writing books that have branched out the YA genre.

Survivors, Goddard Riverside’s Bernie Wohl Center (UWS), 7pm – 10pm

A new play by James Masten. Staged reading featuring Twinkle Burke, Max Meyers, Kyle Minshew, Steve Moore and Andrew Oakes. Free. RSVP.


Gualterio Marchesi, The Great Italian, The New School (Greenwich Village), 10am, Free, RSVP.

Motherland, DCTV (Tribeca), 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Night of the Living Dead (with original live score by Morricone Youth), Brooklyn Bowl, 8:30pm, $10.


Ladislav Horák, Petr Nouzovský, Bohemian National Hall, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Thick Business, Berlin (East Village), 8pm, $10.

The Callas, Hand and Leg, A Pleasure, Flesh Desperate, The Glove (Brooklyn), 9pm, $7.


Zodiac Comedy feat. Corinne Fisher, Mike Brown, Janelle James, Anthony P. DeVito, New York Comedy Club (Kips Bay), 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Night Train with Wyatt Cenac feat. Anzo Slade, Kenny DeForest, D.C. Benny, Aparna Nancheria, Ophira Eisenberg, Littlefield (Brooklyn), 7:30pm, $5 – $8.

Side Ponytail feat.Emily Galati (Conan), Liz Magee (All Female Reboot, Paste Magazine), Harrison Tweed (Let’s Talk About Sets podcast), Usama Siddiquee (Fusion, Laughing Devil Cup), Drew Dowdey (Brooklyn Comedy Fest), Hosted by Emily Winter, Friends and Lovers (Brooklyn), 8pm, Free, RSVP.


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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