Around NYC Today (3/9) Andre Aciman, Encyclopedia Commedia, Relationshit


A Conversation with Andre Aciman, Tony Dapolito Recreation Center – Greenwich Village, 6:30pm – 8pm

Join us for a reading and Q&A with André Aciman. He is the author of the acclaimed novel Call Me by Your Name, the story of the romantic relationship between Elio, a precocious 17-year-old, and Oliver, a 24-year-old graduate student. The New York Times called it “a love letter…an exceptionally beautiful book.” It is now a film and winner of the 2018 Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Free. RSVP.

Encyclopedia Commedia, Caveat – LES, 9pm – 11pm

Encyclopedia Commedia is a fast-paced and hilarious exploration of all the knowledge in the world – in alphabetical order. Witness a ragtag assortment of bitter tastemakers, impure thought leaders, genuinely accomplished comedians and the occasional marching band as they pummel your cranium with information. VOL I: Aa-Au, will cover AR-15’s, Architecture, Aesop’s Fables, Aspen, and ALT. Featuring Julia Weiss (Head Writer, Cards Against Humanity), James Folta (The New Yorker, McSweeney’s), Luke Null (SNL), Claire Friedman (The Atlantic), Larry Owens (Time Out NY’s “Comedians We’re Obsessed With”), Hosted by Brad Einstein (Second City, Billy on the Street). $10.



FAVX, Brother Reverend, Monograms, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Hank Wood And The Hammerheads (Record Release), Mommy, Mati, Brooklyn Bazaar, 10pm, $10.

Toby Goodshank (Album Release), True Dreams, Cushions, H0L0 – Queens, 7pm, $10.

Radiation Risks, Haircut, Sick Head, SPIC, Fealty, Heck – Brooklyn, 8pm, $7.

Kellen303 (EP Release Party), Gmak, Jett Chandon, Kellen303, Guswho b2b Discarnate b2b Empyrean, MC Rainey, Mercury Lounge – LES, 11:59pm, $10.

Aya Jack, Powdermaker, Siv Disa & the Sea Divers, Strange Neighbors, D. Light (DJ set), The Space Wanderer (DJ set), Amelia Holt (DJ set), Alyssa Stowers (DJ set), Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5 suggested donation.

The Vaughns, A Boy Named John, Sp00ky, Avinoam, Loop Troupe Family Band, Pianos – LES, 7pm, $10.

The Hipp Pipps, Jana Peri, Tight Lipped, The Map Room at Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, Free.

Woodhull (Tour Kickoff), Bangladeafy, dog, Essi, Cloning, The Glove – Brooklyn, 10pm, $8 – $10.

Mikey Erg, The Slow Death , Nervous Triggers, Headlines, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Zula, Dove Lady, Spooky Cool, Tmboy, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8:30pm, $8 – $10.

Monsters on the Horizon, MotherMary, Future Twin, Paranoid Fiction, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.



Cross the Bridge Comedy w/ Patrick Holbert (tru TV), Aminah Imani, Daniel J Perefan, Bret Raybould, Aldo Malaspina, Robbie Goodwin, Margaret Lalley, Hosted by Phil Valentine, Artichoke Basille’s Pizza – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Dan Lamorte (Comedy Cellar), Derrick Thompson (Hilarious), Edward Farrell (New York Comedy Festival), Rachel Joan (New York Comedy Festival), Hosted by Roddy MacInnes (New York Comedy Festival), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Relationshit w/ Jessica Michelle Singleton, Wade Bowen, Hosted by Lynn Bixenspan and Morgan Pielli, QED – Queens, 9:30pm, $8 – $10.



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

Exhibition: Natural Impact, Arsenal in Central Park, 6pm – 8pm, Free.

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour, Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street – Midtown, 2pm – 3pm, Free.


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