Around NYC Today (3/1) Draw From Life, Book Report Battle, Toy Store Comedy


Draw from Life, The Plaxall Gallery – Queens, 7pm – 10pm

Draw from a live nude model, have a free drink and listen to cool music in a beautiful 12,000 sf art gallery. $10.

Book Report Battle, Caveat – LES, 9pm – 11pm

Book Report Battle is an live game show series where three comedians compete to present the best book report to the author of that work. Featuring Josh Gondelman (Last Week Tonight with John Oliver), Ziwe Fumudoh (The Rundown with Robin Thede), Aparna Nancherla (Bojack Horseman, Corporate) and special guest, author Dr. S. Matthew Liao. $8.



Jouska, Personal Space, Morus Alba, Power Funeral, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $10.

Boytoy, Honduras (7″ Release), Native Sun, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Love Tempo with Justin Strauss and Billy Caldwell, Good Room – Brooklyn, 10pm, $10.

Trip, Dad, Psychiatric Metaphors, Crusasis, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Crosslegged, Fern Mayo, Breakfast Lunch & Dinner, Lillet Blanc, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

Vinnie Knight, Pelham Fritz Recreation Center – Harlem, 6:30pm, Free.



The Half Hour w/ Liam McEneaney (Comedy Central, IFC), Ashley Bez (Someecards, Younger), Andy Sandford (Conan), Hosted by Jenn Welch, The Creek and the Cave – Queens, March 1 (Thurs), 8pm, Free.

Bomb Shelter Comedy w/ Ryan Schutt (FOX, AXS TV), Von Decarlo (Comedy Central, ABC, BET), Chris Griggs (Discovery Channel, TV Land), Joe Pontillo (MTV, IFC, AXS TV), Jay Nog (MTV, AXS TV), Jeff Cerulli (NBC, VH1, MTV), Erik Bransteen (FOX, TimeOut NY), Matt Azark (Cart Talk with Matt & Chris podcast), The Gaf West – Midtown, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Toy Store Comedy w/ Josh Gondelman (Last Week Tonight, Comedy Central), Aparna Nancherla (BoJack Horseman, Crashing on HBO), Akaash Singh (Guy Code, Brown Nation on Netflix), The Back Room – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Goodness Greatness! Comedy w/ Tom Thakkar (Conan), Sean Donnelly (Comedy Central Half Hour), Julia Shiplett (Crashing), David Drake (Comedians You Should Know), Molly Ruben-Long (ViceLand), Upstairs at 2A – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.



Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 31, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

Exerskate (ice-based fitness classes), The Rink at Bank of America Winter Village – Bryant Park, Every Thursday until March 1, 8am – 8:30am, Free.

Be: Women of Color Exhibition by Walter Cruz, Poe Park Visitor Center – Bronx, Every Tuesday to Saturday until March 31, 9am – 5pm, Free.


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