Around NYC Today (5/28) That Human Show, Sue Maskaleris, LIC Henge, Savage

THINGS TO DO

LIC Henge, LIC Landing Events Space in Hunter’s Point South Park – Queens, 7pm – 9pm

Join Manhattanhenge, that unique time when the sun aligns perfectly with the east/west grid of Manhattan as it sets at one of the best viewing sites in the city. Come early this year for a special performance by Encore, a touring show choir from Do Re Mi School of the Arts in Scottsdale, Arizona. Free.

Central Park Tour: Memorial Walk, Maine Monument in Central Park – Columbus Circle, 11am – 1pm

Join Central Park Conservancy tour guides on this walk through Central Park, and through time, to see how generations of New Yorkers have used the park as a place to remember and honor our veterans. Highlights of this tour include Maine Monument, Merchant’s Gate, Heckscher Ballfields, 7th Regiment Memorial, S. Rankin Drew Memorial, Navy Terrace and Navy Walk, 307th Infantry Regiment Memorial, Red Cross Memorial Flagpole, 107th Infantry Regiment Memorial, and the Arsenal. Free.

That Human Show, Caveat – LES, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Hosted by anthropologist and comedian Natalia Reagan, “That Human Show” is a ridiculous science comedy variety show that deconstructs all the things that made humans ‘human’ using sketch comedy, awkward (yet hysterical) interviews with scientists, song and dance numbers, social justice story-time, and puppets. Featuring guests Shara Bailey (Paleoanthropologist), Heather Berlin (Neuroscientist, StarTalk), Kyle Marian (Science Communicator, Comedian), Dustin Growick (Musuem Hack, Dino Expert), Rachel Scherer (Comedian, X Plus One Show), Sarah Rose Siskind (Comedian, StarTalk), Austin Sanders (Comedian, X Plus One Show, UCB), Rob Reagan (Musician, Audio Engineer, Natalia’s Long-Suffering Little Brother). $10 – $12.

 

MUSIC

Cesar Ruiz, Easy Socks, Oceanator, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

The Mobros, Gold Stars For Everyone, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

Lauri McNamara, Matt Norman (Horn Horse), HSFB, Zach Phillips, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.

Top Shotta Band, Screechy Dan, Riis Park Beach Bazaar – Queens, 1pm, Free.

Sue Maskaleris, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, 12:30pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Side Ponytail w/ Jono Zalay (Comedy Central’s Comic to Watch) Sharron Paul (IFC’s Neurotica), Noa Osheroff (Speak American), Michael Svetich (The New Yorker), Sherm Jacobs (Green Comedy Podcast), Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, May 28 (Mon.), 8pm, Free.

Tickling the Ivories w/ Cipha Sounds (Host of Tru TV’s Laff Tracks), Reggie Conquest (Writer for Tru TV’s Impractical Jokers), Ginny Hogan (McSweeney’s), Sam Morrisson (New York Comedy Festival), Vikram Pandya (Laugh Factory), Santiago Angel (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Nick Tillelli (Don’t Get Me Started), Hosted by Nataly Aukar and Thiago Macklin, Pianos – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Savage: A Comedy Show w/ Rojo Perez (Conan), Rachel Sennot (High Maintenance, HBO), Myka Fox (Comedy Central), Harrison Greenbaum (Conan), Lillian Devane (RISK!), Fawkner – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours, Meet at Helskell Plaza in Bryant Park, Every Monday until June 4, 8am – 9am, Free.

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park, East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue – UES, Every Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Saturday until May 28, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.

 

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