Around NYC Today (3/5) Yinka Shonibare, Side Ponytail, Comedy at the Grocery


Public Art Fund Talks at the New School, Tishman Auditorium – Garment District, 6:30pm – 8pm

Yinka Shonibare’s work explores race, class, cultural identity, and colonialism, primarily through use of brightly colored “African” batik fabric. The British-Nigerian artist has utilized these patterns in many forms and mediums to mine their history and associations with the European colonization of West Africa, and to question the meaning of cultural and national definitions. $0 – $10.



Bergsonist, Wilted Woman, World War, MandySezz, DJ ShluchT, DJ Paul, Heck – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Ben Pagano & The Space Machine, Oracle Room, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

Meviu§, Autodrone, Spirits of Leo, The More, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10.



Side Ponytail w/ Matthew Broussard (Conan), Christian Mangual (Philly Comedy Attic), May Wilkerson (Crazy; In Bed podcast), Paris Sashay (Caroline’s, BET), Amber Rollo (She Devil Comedy Fest), Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, March 5 (Mon.), 8pm, Free.

Savage: A Comedy Show w/ Mike Drucker (Full Frontal w/ Samantha Bee, The President Show), Jordan Temple (Conan), Maria Wojciechowski (The New Yorker), David Angelo (Comedy Central), Samantha Ruddy (Bridgetown), Fawkner – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Nobody Cares About This Comedy Show w/ Mike Recine (Conan), Alia Janine (Whormones Podcast, SIRIUS XM), Andrew Casertano (NBC), Daniel Crow (AXS TV
Jacq The Stripper – Sex Witch Tour), Mark Lawrence (Nobody Cares Podcast), Hosted By Larry Beyah (Live At Gotham), Greenwich Village Comedy – Greenwich Village, 7:30pm, $0.99.

All Green w/ Chris Hamilton and Juannell Riley, 167 Bleecker Street – Greenwich Village, 8pm, $5.

Comedy at the Grocery w/ Greg Stone, Nore Davis, Robert Dean, Joe List, Arlene’s Grocery – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Run From the Police w/ Patrick Monahan (What a Time to Be Alive Podcast), Adam Sokol (SF Sketchfest), Dan Wickes (Popped Collar), Joanna Briley (Laff Tracks), SallyAnn Hall (Left Breast Comedy Hour), Nya Yeanafehn (Greenwich Village Comedy Club), Muchmore’s – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.



Tour of Gracie Mansion, Gracie Mansion in Carl Schurz Park – Yorkville, Every Monday until Dec. 10, 10am – 10:50; 11am – 11:50am, 5pm – 5:50pm, Free.


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