Around NYC Today (11/18) Holiday Markets, South Bronx Folk Festival


The Public Theater Mobile Unit: The Winter’s Tale, Faber Pool and Park – Staten Island, 1pm – 3pm

The Public Theater’s Mobile Unit, which brings productions of Shakespeare to communities all across New York City, journeys through tragedy into comedy with a new production of The Winter’s Tale, directed by Lee Sunday Evans (Caught, Porto). RSVP by emailing . Free.

Historic New York: Native Americans, Conference House Park – Staten Island, 1pm – 2:30pm

What was America like before the arrival of Christopher Columbus? Learn about the Lenape people who once inhabited Staten Island and their way of life. Free.

Blood Wedding, Atlantic Theater Company – Chelsea, 2pm – 4pm

Atlantic Acting School and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts present Blood Wedding By Federico Garcia Lorca. Directed by Whitney White. Free. RSVP.

South Bronx Folk Festival, Hostos Center for the Arts – Bronx, 4pm – 7pm

Join an afternoon of Bomba, Plena, and Seis as Danza Fiesta: Baile y Teatro Puertorriqueño celebrate Puerto Rican Heritage Month. Stay late for the National Puerto Rican Artisans Fair & Book Expo. $10.



Beauty and the Beast (2017), New York Aquarium in Coney Island Beach and Boardwalk – Brooklyn, 5pm, Free.



PS 34 Saturday Social w/ L’rain, Meredith Graves, DJ Matt Werth (Rvng Intl.), Emily Reo, Noah Kardos-Fein (Yvette), Krisi & Mike Goslar, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 1pm, $10.

Romy & Michele’s Saturday Tea Dance w/ Bright Light Bright Light (DJ), C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 3pm, Free

Deem Spencer, Ave Campbell, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $9.

Renata Zieguer, Fieldlings, Michael Rocketship, Andrew Conklin, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Fern Mayo (solo), Bilge Rat, Stevia, Dodgeball, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8.

Foreign Exchange w/ DJ mOma, Rich Knight, DJ Tunez, Maine, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 11pm, $10

Loveless Nights Spring Fling w/ Animal Feelings (live DJ), Lord Fascinator, McLovin, Sihir, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free.

Night.Wav6 – A Synthwave Party w/ Shredder 1984, DJ Valentine, DJ Faith in the Glitch, DJ Aeon Rings, Saint Vitus Bar – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free before midnight with RSVP.



No One Asked Me w/ Kate Willett, LeClerc Andre, Jenny Yang, Osh Noam, Courtney Maginnis, Sydnee Washington and Joe Zimmerman, Hosted By Raj Belani, Lucky Jack’s – LES, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Literari: A Comedy Show About Books and the Idiots Who Write Them w/ Joe Rumrill, Lorelie Ramirez, Aaron Jackson, Patti Harrison, Hosted by Colin O’Brien (JFL New Faces) and Michael Wolf (Comedy Central), Caveat – LES, 7pm, $8.

The Odd Rock Comedy Hour w/ Harmon Leon, Jen Kwok, Donnie Sengstack, Hosted by Rob Paravonian, QED – Queens, 7:30pm, $10.

Derek Humphrey (Bushwick Bears), Chike Robinson (MTV), Edward Farrell (New York Comedy Festival), Caitlin Peluffo (Seeso), Rachel Joan (New York Comedy Festival), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Dope Comedy Show, The Park View – Inwood, 9:30pm, Free, RSVP.



Saturday Farmers Market, Hattie Carthan Community Garden (Brooklyn), 9am-2pm, Free.

Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island’s Prehistory, Conference House Park – Staten Island, Monday to Saturday until January 27, 10am – 4pm. Free.

Yayoi Kusama: Festival of Life, David Zwirner – Chelsea, Until December 16, Tues. to Sat., Gallery hours: 10am – 6pm. Free.

Grand Central Holiday Fair, Grand Central Terminal – Midtown, Until Dec. 24, 10am to 8pm.

Winter Village, Bryant Park – Midtown, Until January 2, Weekdays – 11am to 8pm, Weekends – 10am – 8pm, Free.

Amsterdam Whitney’s November 2017 Exhibition, Amsterdam Whitney Gallery – Chelsea, Until Dec. 8, 11am – 5pm, Free, RSVP.

Union Square Holiday Market, Southern side of Union Square Park, Until December 24 (Weekdays – 11am to 8pm; Sat. – 10am to 8pm; Sun. 11am to 7pm), Free.

Norwegian Christmas Fair, Norwegian Seamen’s Church – Midtown East, Nov. 16 to 19 (Thurs to Sat, 12pm – 8pm; Sun 11am -4pm), Free.

The Typing Machine: Participatory and Multimedia Exhibition, El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 – UES, Until Nov. 26, 6pm, Free, RSVP.


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