Around NYC Today (4/17) David Cross, Winter Poetry, Privileged Form, Unrest


Almir Mavignier: Privileged Form, Galeria Nara Roesler – UES, 6pm – 8pm

ISLAA Founder & President Ariel Aisiks will appear at Galeria Nara Roesler | New York for a special gallery talk on the occasion of Almir Mavignier: Privileged Form, the exhibition of 40 rare posters designed by the Brazilian artist Almir da Silva Mavignier. Free. RSVP.

Bryant Park Reading Room: Winter Poetry with YesYes Books, Kinokuniya Bookstore – Midtown, 6pm – 7:30pm

Contemporary award-winning poets present their most recent work. Kinokuniya Bookstore provides the warm, library-like environment, with shelves stuffed with books (available for purchase of course) where you’ll meet with other aficionados of poetry. Featuring poets Mahogany L. Browne, Caylin Capra-Thomas, Jamie Mortara, and Aziza Barnes. Free.

Stargazing, The High Line at 14th Street – Chelsea, 6:45pm – 9:30pm

Head to the High Line for a walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars. Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights. Free.



Gold Child, Shana Falana, Pow Pow Family Band, Oh, Oh, Ecstasy, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Tight Fright, Snailmate, Butthole University, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5.

Decanted Youth, The Rungs, Snailmate, Nicholas Howard, Dalliance, Pianos – LES, 7pm, $8.

Heavy Traffic, Dad, Daddies, Citrus, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.



Little Lamb Recordings Presents: Laugh Your Ass Off and Support Gun Safety w/ David Cross, Jon Glaser, Selena Coppock, Greg Johnson, Shalewa Sharpe, John Roberts, Katina Corrao, George Gordon, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Comedy at the Corner w/ Corinne Fisher (Guys We F*****d), Mike Recine (Conan), Jess Salomon (Standup NBC Finalist), Rufat Agayev (RoastMasters), Nataly Aukar (Tickling The Ivories), Keenan Steiner (NY Comedy Festival), Hosted by Thiago Macklin, Hungry Ghost – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

All Kidding Aside w/ Carly Ann Filbin (UCB), Julia Claire (New York Comedy Festival), Alise Morales (Betches Sup), Rachel Sennott (HBO’s High Maintenance), Mila Myles (Now This Her-MANE/ The Peculiar Kind), Isabella Torchia (Second City), Hosted by Kelsey Caine (New York Times), Pete’s Candy Store – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free, RSVP.



Unrest, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard – Harlem, 6:30pm, Free.



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

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.

Garden Highlights Walk, Perkins Visitor Center in Wave Hill – Bronx, Every Turesday and Saturday until April 30, 11am – 12pm, Free.

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields, Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant’s Gate, Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday until April 17, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.


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