Around NYC Today (4/6) Micro-Movies, Literati Comedy, Youth Film Screening


Youth Film Screening, Hamilton Fish Recreation Center – LES, 4pm – 6pm

Celebrate the youth of the Hamilton Fish Media Lab with an afternoon of short films written, directed, shot and edited by local, young producers. Light refreshments will be served. Free.

Literati: A Comedy Show About Books and the Idiots Who Write Them, Caveat – LES, 8:30pm – 10pm

Literati is a night of comedians in character performing hilarious readings. Sophisticated, satirical, and sometimes wigs. Hosts Colin O’Brien (JFL New Faces) and Michael Wolf (Comedy Central) love to read. They’ve read upwards of one books between the two of them and now they want to share that love of literature with you. Featuring Mitra Jouhari (Full Frontal with Sam Bee, Three Busy Debras), Laura Thomas (Laura Thomas: Not Alone), Joe Castle Baker (Ars Nova) and Branson Reese (Cartoon Network). $8 – $10.

Micro-Movies, NYU Tisch School of the Arts Screening Room 108 – East Village, 7pm – 8:30pm

A sneak peek at Stonestreet’s branded Micro-Movies—super short films that tell compelling, humorous, and poignant character-driven stories that will move and surprise you, all of them under 10 minutes. Free. RSVP.



Jake Bellissimo, Karen Walker, Jack Tomascak, The Gateway – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10.

Twiga, Mustardmind, Yankee Longstraw, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

The Coax, Ex-Girlfriends, Low Anxiety, Radattack, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $8 – $10.

Hardon Collider, Freak1, William Shitner, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 1pm, $10.

Weekends, Yairms, Surf Harp, Boio, The Footlight – Queens, 9:30pm, $10.



Not For Everyone w/ Catherine Cohen, Aparna Nancherla, Paul Julmeus, Liz Magee, Catherine Cypher, Hosted by Morgan Root, The Footlight – Queens, 7pm, $5 suggested donation.

QED Presents w/ Christi Chiello (Comedy Central’s Roast Battle), Dan Perlman (Just For Laughs), Luke Mones (NY Comedy Festival), Leah Bonnema (VH1), Hosted by Usama Sidiqque (BET), QED – Queens, 7:30pm, $10.



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

The Bronx-La Villette Exhibition: Matteo Pellegrinuzzi, Poe Park Visitor Center – Bronx, Every Tuesday to Saturday until April 28, 9am – 5pm, 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.

Spring Break in Prospect Park, Audubon Center at the Boathouse – Brooklyn, Every day until April 6, 12pm – 5pm, $0 – $3.


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