Around NYC Today (5/16) House of Vogue, The Space Between Us, Told You So


House of Vogue, House of Yes – Brooklyn, 10pm – 4am

Vogue Balls are spaces for queer and trans people of color. It has its roots in the historically marginalized urban black and Latino gay and trans communities. Featuring DJ Mike Q and guests. $10 – $15.

Bryant Park Author Talk: Olympic Sailor Kevin Hall, Reading Room in Bryant Park, 12:30pm – 1:45pm

Hear bestselling author Mary Pilon in conversation with Olympic sailor Kevin Hall and his wife Amanda Hall on her new book The Kevin Show: An Olympic Athlete’s Battle with Mental Illness. Get the inside scoop on the author’s work, then stick around and get your book signed.

Bryant Park Dance Party, Fountain Terrace in Bryant Park, 6pm – 8:30pm

Dance Party, hosted and produced by Talia Castro-Pozo, features superb bands and expert dance instruction. Each week, the event will switch between genres such as salsa, bhangra and swing. Free.

High Line Design Tour, High Line – Chelsea, 6pm – 7:15pm

Get an insider’s look at the unique design elements of the High Line and the notable architecture in the neighborhood with Patrick Hazari, Friends of the High Line Director of Design and Construction. Learn about the behind-the-scenes work that led to the development of the High Line and its impact locally and worldwide. Free. RSVP.



Headlines, Doll Baby, Bat Boy, Nevva, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Sodium Beast, Colatura, Oceanator, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Mad Diesel, REPLICANT, Sick Shit, Deject, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Young Bugs, Doug Berns Band, Lizzie and The Makers, Orissa, Bowery Electric – LES, 7:30pm, $8 – $10.

Ellen & The Degenerates, The Up! Up! Ups!, Nevous Triggers, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.



Comedians You Should Know w/ Liza Treyger (Comedy Central), Jo Firestone (Fallon), Tyler Fischer (NBC), Emily Winter (Sirius XM), Jake Head (Fox), Kara Klenk (MTV), Hosted by Jeff Steinbrunner, The Gutter – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $5.

The Fancy Show w/ Cyrus McQueen (Last Comic Standing), Dave Merheje (Just for Laughs Montreal), Katie Hannigan (College Humor), Charlie Bury (Bridgetown Comedy Festival), Joel Kim Booster (Conan), Hosted by Lane Pieschel, The Douglass – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Told You So w/ Roy Wood Jr. (The Daily Show), Dulce Sloan (The Daily Show), Josef Anolin, Erik Bergstrom (The Late Show), Carmen Lagala (Creek Bros), Kelly MacFarland (Last Comic Standing), Max and Nicky Weinbach (Vintage Basement), Zinc Bar – West Village, 7:30pm, $5.



The Space Between Us, Tecumseh Playground – UWS, 7:30pm, Free.



Fitness Boot Camp, Hudson Park Fountains in Hudson Park, Every Wednesday until Sept. 26, 6:30am – 7:30am, Free.

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition – 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project, Arsenal in Central Park, Every weekday until June 14, 9am – 5pm. Free.

Zumba, Hockey Rink in Little Bay Park – Queens, Every Wednesday until July 25, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.


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