Around NYC Today (12/22) Ugly Sweater Party, La La Land, Oculus Holiday Market

THINGS TO DO

Ugly Sweater Holiday Party, Koneko – LES, 5pm – 9pm

Cat café Koneko hosts an ugly sweater holiday party. Ugliest sweater wins a prize. Mulled wine, peppermint hot chocolate, homemade cookies and cute cats in abundant supply. Free.

Holidays at the Highbridge, Highbridge Park – Washington Heights, 6pm – 8pm

Celebrate the holidays by making ornaments, building gingerbread houses and drinking hot cocoa. All while supplies last. Free.

 

MUSIC

Grass Is Green, Ovlov, Littlefoot, Anna Altman, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Community Service with Shawn Dub, Butter, Carlos Sanchez, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free.

Electric Feel Dance Party w/ DJ Gina Bon Jersey, DJ Jordan Stern, Bowery Electric – LES, 11pm, $10.

Joseph King & The Mad Crush, RANN, Petal Crush, Moist Ahoy, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7pm, $10.

Spectre Folk, Twigs of Sister Tomorrow, Kyle Forester, Union Pool –Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

DJ MopTop, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Homespun Comedy, Hosted by Jessica Watkins, QED – Queens, 9:30pm, $7.

Cross the Bridge Comedy, Artichoke’s Basille Pizza – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free, RSVP.

Roddy MacInnes (New York Comedy Club), Edward Farrell (Edward Farrell’s Diet Coke Reviews on Yelp), Rachel Joan (New York Comedy Festival), Ray Gootz (Carolines), Chewy May (Stand Up NY), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

QED Presents w/ Derek Humphrey, Carole Montgomery, Emma Willmann, QED – Queens, 7:30pm, $10.

AfroLaffs Stand-Up Comedy and Afrobeats Dance Party w/ Alex Carabano (Apollo Comedy Hour), Jason Scoop (MTV’S Wildin’ Out ), Kevin Iso (Comedy Central’s Adam Devine House Party), Chris James (VH1 Single Ladies), Hosted by Mistah Thrillah (UCB, Wendy Williams Show, Above Average), Buka – Brooklyn, 9:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

La La Land, NY Public Library Mulberry Street Branch – SoHo, 12:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Little Shop of Horrors, Juan Morel Campos School of the Arts – Brooklyn, 12:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Viva Las Vegas (1964), NY Public Library Mulberry Street Branch – SoHo, 2:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

35th Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until January 5, 9am – 5pm. Free.

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

‘Volez Voguez Voyagez’ Louis Vuitton Exhibition, 86 Trinity Place – Lower Manhattan, Until January 7, (Mon to Sat – 10 am to 8pm; Sun – 11am to 7pm), Free. RSVP.

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

Arts and Crafts Fair, Alice Austen Park – Staten Island, Until Dec. 25, 11am -5pm, Free.

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

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.

Columbus Circle Holiday Market, Columbus Circle – 59th Street and Central Park West, Until Dec. 24, (Mon. to Sat. – 10m to 9pm; Sun. – 10am to 8pm), Free.

Holiday Market at the Oculus, Westfield World Trade Center – Lower Manhattan, Until January 2, 9am to 9pm, Free.

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