Around NYC Today (4/20) Henry V, Bryant Park Fencing, High Ponytail Comedy


Bryant Park Fencing, Fifth Avenue Terrace in Bryant Park – Midtown, 1:30pm – 2:30pm

Learn the basics with instructors from Manhattan Fencing Center. You must be 16 years old or older to participate. Registration is required at Free.

Public Theater Mobile Unit presents Henry V, Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center – Bronx, 1pm – 2:30pm

Obie Award-winning director Robert O’Hara (Bootycandy, The Brother/Sister Plays (Part 2)) brings a warring King and his band of brothers to communities all across New York with Mobile Unit’s spring production of Henry V. RSVP by emailing .

Shame!, QED – Queens, 9:30pm – 11pm

Repent! Come witness shameful St. Patrick’s confessions of some of New York’s funniest. Performers share jokes and tales of less-than-proud drunken moments experiences in this cringe-worthy comedy show. Hosted by Brendan Busee & Ron Raganella. $8.



Sun Voyager (Record Release), Stuyedeyed, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 10pm, $10.

HELLTRAP NIGHTMARE feat. Dougie Poole, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Cold Fronts Album Release, Grim Streaker, Vexxed, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

The Zells, Baked, Sharkmuffin, Lost Boy?, Secret Loft – Chelsea, 8pm, $5 – $420.

Haram, Mommy, Blu Anxxiety, Flower, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $8.

The Hipp Pipps, Exit 99, The Rewd Onez, The Map Room at the Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, Free.

Desert Sharks, Grace Vonderkuhn, Sister Munch , Nevva, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.



The Greatest Comedy Show of All Time w/ Stewie Vill (6 pack @ Brit Pack), Jeena Bloom (Get Nailed at the Toolbox Show), Ja-Ron Young (6 pack @ Brit Pack), Gregory Hall (Moth Ball Comedy Show), Carlos Garcia (Baltimore Comedy Festival), Chris Moore (Blackout Diaries), Shane Morrison (Otto’s Shrunken Head), Broadway Comedy Club – Midtown, 7pm, $7 – $10.

Bomb Shelter Comedy w/ Gordy McNiff, Katharyn Henson, Nick Brigis, Olga Namer, Stephen Lewis, Vanetta Schoefield, Brian Kim, Cassandra Noel, The Gaf West – Midtown, 9pm, $10.

High Ponytail w/ Catherine Cohen (Difficult People), Steven Markow (The New Yorkers), Clare O’Kane (VICE), Clark Jones (Crashing), Drew Anderson (Cards Against Humanity), Hosted by Ben Wasserman, Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.



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: Heart of the Park, East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue – UES, Every Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday until April 30, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.


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