Around NYC Today (2/28) Fat Heaven, Art Inspired by Robert Indiana, Online Satire


Art Inspired by… Robert Indiana, Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center – UWS, 6pm – 7:30pm

Celebrate LOVE with us by creating your own masterpiece inspired by work from Robert Indiana. The series will include an overview of the artist or technique, followed by a hands-on workshop. Free.

Dark Nights, Bright Lights, Tony Dapolito Recreation Center – West Village,

Although we’ve yet to find life beyond Earth, we continue to search for it every single day. But, what exactly are we searching for? And since the Universe is so big, where should we look first? Come find out in this presentation by Jaclyn Avidon, former Board member of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York and NASA Fellow. Skygazing on the rooftop at 8pm. Feel free to bring your own telescopes or binoculars. Free.

The Serious Business of Online Satire, Columbia Journalism School – UWS, 6pm – 7pm

What does original, insightful satire look like in a political moment that seems to render parody impossible? In what ways does the fast pace of the internet (and the centralizing force of large social media platforms) shape online humor? Join a timely conversation on the business of online satire featuring Sarah Pappalardo and Beth Newell, the founders of the feminist satire website Reductress, and Emma Allen, the editor of Daily Shouts on Moderated by New York Magazine’s Gabriella Paiella. Free. RSVP by sending an email to .



Saint Pé, Wild Yaks, Sharkmuffin, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

The Goodnight Darlings, Her Majesty, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

Elliot Root, Hypoluxo, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

pronoun, Sulene, Charles Fauna, Rann, Pianos – LES, 7pm, $8.

Ruby Bones, Kitari, Sister Thieves, Tender Beats, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

Fat Heaven, Necrotic Society, (A) Truth, Anti-Difranco, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $9.

Su Na, BAILE, Bedstudy, Gemma, Evolving Trax, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.



Comedians You Should Know w/ Dulce Sloan (Daily Show), DC Benny (Live at the Apollo), Kenny DeForest (Seth Meyers), Dave Lester, Jeff Steinbrunner, Hosted by Saurin Choksi, The Gutter – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $5.

Left Breast Comedy Hour w/ Aparna Nancherla, Amy Cardinale, Isabel Hagen, Nataly Aukar, Jeena Bloom, Maggie Lalley, Andrea Jones-Rooy, Hosted by SallyAnn Hall and Kim Dinaro, 167 Bleecker Street – West Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Hot Box Comedy w/ Roy Wood Jr (The Daily Show), Joyelle Johnson (MTV, Comedy Central), Aminah Imani (Wine Before Nine), Crystian Ramirez (Comedy Central), Et Al – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Stash Comedy w/ Khalid Rahmaan, Dave Lester, Laneya Wiles, Kevin Mason, Elijah Bullock, Katrina Pope, BK9 Kitchen and Bar – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.



Shape Up Yoga Meditation, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Wednesday until Dec. 26, 2018, 9:30am – 10:30am, Free.

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