Around NYC Today (10/20), Studio Museum Book Market, Virtually Real

Virtually Real at VR World
Virtually Real at VR World


Outro Grand Opening, 816 Broadway (East Village), 8am – 10pm

First 50 customers get free drinks. Various freebies and promotions throughout the day.

Studio Museum Book Market, Studio Museum in Harlem, 12pm – 6pm

Buy a bag and fill it up: an entire tote bag full of books is just $20. A huge selection of Museum publications, including artists’ books, catalogues, posters, and vintage publications will be available. In addition, past and current issues of Studio magazine and Harlem Postcards will be available for free. Until Oct. 22, Sunday.

Escape East Happy Hour, Japan Society Gallery (Midtown), 6pm – 9pm

Join this special installment of Japan Society’s monthly mixer for art enthusiasts. This event is also opening night of fall exhibition Hiroshi Sugimoto: Gates of Paradise. Free.

Virtually Real, VR World (Midtown), 7pm – 10pm

VR World presents Virtually Real, an event curated by artists Nicole Ruggiero and Terrell Davis that bridges the gap between virtual reality and fine art. Each artist in the exhibition was invited to craft their own virtual reality, interactive art, 360 experience, and games to give a voice to their own online perspectives from places like NYC, Paris, San Francisco, Hong Kong, and Mexico City. Performances from talented electronic musicians like Qualiatik, Virgo, and The Glad Scientist. $10.

The Importance of Being Earnest, Atlantic Theater Company (Chelsea), 8pm – 10pm

The Atlantic Acting School and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts Department of Drama stages Oscar Wilde’s classic comedy. Free. RSVP.


ParaNorman (2012), Jackie Robinson Park (Harlem), 6pm, Free.

The Bride of Frankenstein, Carroll Park (Brooklyn), 6:15pm, Free.

Jennifer’s Body, McCarren Park (Brooklyn), 6:15pm, Free.

Drive in Movie: Hocus Pocus, John Golden Park (Queens), 6:30pm, Free.


Baroque Concert: Queens Consort, King Manor Museum – Rufus King Park (Queens), 6:30pm, $10 – $15.

Two Man Advantage (20 Year Anniversary Show), The New York Rel-X (Reunion Show), Daycare Swindlers, Miscegenator, Bowery Electric (LES), 6:30pm, $10.

Invading Species, Dias Azules, Banji, Oh Oh Ecstasy, The Safari Room at El Cortez, 7pm, $10.

Life Is So Peculiar: American Popular Songs 1919-1956, Old Stone House in J.J. Byrne Playground (Brooklyn), 7:30pm, Free.

Weird Owl, The Unconditional Love, Heavy Birds, The Kingsland (Brooklyn), 7:30pm, $8.

Suncruiser, Journalism, Trivial Shields, C’mon Everybody (Brooklyn), 8pm, $8 – $10.

decker., Paris_Monster, Union Pool (Brooklyn), 8pm, $10 – $12.

Winstons, Deeper, New Rose, Cape House (Brooklyn), 8pm , $8 – $10.

Bewitcher, Syphilitic Lust, Goat’s Grave, Bar Matchless (Brooklyn), 8pm, $8.

Melkbelly, Anni Rossi, Maneka, Alphaville (Brooklyn), 8pm, $10.

Lina Tullgren, Slow Dancer, Sister James, Sunnyvale (Brooklyn), 8pm, $10.

Mommy, Deli Girls, Blu Anxxiety, Amour Fou, HECK (Brooklyn), 9pm, $7.

Ernestas Sadau, Nick Klein, Alex from Queens, Camille BWR, Secret Project Robot (Brooklyn), 10pm, Free before 11pm, $7 after.

BASSBEAR!! Under Pressure EP Release, JX Cannon, El Blanco Nino, Montepiedra, Bojaq, Gooddroid, Mercury Lounge (LES), 11:59pm, Free.


The Living Room Show feat. Gus Tate, Josh Rabinowitz, Ashley Grashaw, Calvin Cato, Postmark Cafe (Brooklyn), 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Kobra Comedy Show feat. Bret Raybould​ Josh Tolentino Michelle Slonim​ Zainal Bostaman​, Froilan Cafe Lounge (Brooklyn), 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Nathan Habib (Punchline), Rachel Joan (Sirius/XM), Edward Farrell (Edward Farrell’s Diet Coke Reviews on Yelp), Brooke Arnold (NY Fringe), Hosted by Melissa Diaz (Carolines), Old Man Hustle (LES), 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Bitches Brew feat. Naomi Karavani, Melissa Stokoski, Shelby Taylor & Erica Spera, Halyards (Brooklyn), 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Camouflage Comedy Show feat. Dulce Sloan, Sal Vulcano, Sonia Denis, Gary Vider, Corinne Fisher, Tyler Fischer, Hosted by Lucas Connolly, Big Irv’s (Brooklyn) 9pm, $5 – $10.

Cross the Bridge Comedy, 18 Wyckoff Avenue (Brooklyn), 11pm, $0 – $3.80.


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, Maggie’s Garden (Sugar Hill), Every Friday until Oct. 31,  2pm – 4pm, Free.

Eating Bitterness Art Exhibit, 384 Broadway (Tribeca), Until Oct. 27, Tuesday to Friday 2pm – 8pm, Weekends 11am to 7pm, Free.

Gettin’ Wet with Miss Guy: The Photography of Guy Furrow, Art-on-A (East Village), Until Nov. 2, Free.


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