Around NYC Today (3/30) Xpressionville, Trace Mountains, Nothing Important


pOliTiCs, Planthouse – NoMad, 7pm – 10pm

pOliTiCs is the first public exhibition of paintings and sketches by One J. Lee, an architectural designer and painter based in South Korea. Lee is currently in pursuit of a second Master’s degree in Urban Design at Columbia University. The collection will focus on Lee’s works in their evolution from pursuit of free-range and free-form expression to a methodology for organizing and drawing relationships between ideologies, materials, culture, and theology in relation to urbanism and digitalization of architecture. Free. RSVP.

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Women in Art, Asia Art Archive in America – Brooklyn, 2pm – 7pm

Join Asia Art Archive in America for a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon in collaboration with Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong. The Edit-a-thon supports participants interested in editing Wikipedia to improve its coverage of women in the arts in Asia, and is part of an ongoing effort to contribute to discussions about the representation of women in open source knowledge platforms. Free. RSVP.

Xpressionville Art Show and Silent Auction, The Greg Jackson Center for Brownsville – Brooklyn, 6:30pm – 9pm

This exhibition by Brownsville artists seek to foster a dialogue about the challenges and opportunities of a NYC artist without the constraints and usual concerns of the art business. In addition to the art exhibition, the event will feature a silent auction, with the starting bid on most artwork at $$25. Free. RSVP.



Trace Mountains (Record Release), Operator Music Band, Spirit Was, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Them Fangs, Brett Benowitz, Cold Copy, Fawn, American Pinup, Pianos – LES, 7pm, $10.

Punch Drunk Tagalongs, Strangers on the Internet, Secret Loft – Greenwicih Village, 8pm, $5 – $8.

Pale Moon Gang, Aunt Ange, Master Roshi, Bowery Electric – LES, 7:30pm, $10.

Johanna Warren, Victory Gardens, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 6:30pm, $10.

Cello Recital w/ Joohyeok Lee and Nelson Padgett, Mannes School of Music – West Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.



Nothing Important w/ Aparna Nancherla (Inside Amy Schumer), Alingon Mitra (Conan, The Comedy Cellar), Jena Friedman (The Daily Show, The Late Show with David Letterman), Krystyna Hutchinson (Guys We Fucked:The Anti Slut Shaming Podcast), Myq Kaplan (Netflix Special “Small, Dork, Handsome”), Nick Vatterott (Comedy Central), Shane Torres (Comedy Bang Bang!), Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Better Than Your Bed w/ Candyce Musinski (She Devil Comedy Festival), Laneya Wiles (Caroline’s), Pedro Gonzalez (Cinder Block), and Sam Reece (UCB), Hosted by Alli Brown (UCB), Emma Vernon (Off Top), and Tori Piskin (Refinery29), Legion Bar – Brooklyn, 8:15pm, Free, RSVP.

Whatever Comedy Show, Hosted by Amy Cardinale and Peter Revello, Niagara – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

The Greatest Comedy Show of All Time w/ Stewie Vill (6 pack @ Brit Pack), Carlos Garcia (Baltimore Comedy Festival), Juan Escalante (6 pack @ Brit Pack), Eddie Gamez (Comedians on the Loose), Ron Prendimano (Laffin’ Matterz TV on MNN), Shane Morrison (Otto’s Shrunken Head), Comedy Pete Burdette (Dangerfield’s), Broadway Comedy Club – Midtown, 7pm, $7 – $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, Every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday until March 30, 2pm – 3pm, Free.


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