Around NYC Today (8/10) Godspeed You! Black Emperor, The Chainsmokers

THINGS TO DO

Carnegie Hall Citywide Night, Bryant Park Stage in Bryant Park, 5pm – 10pm

Carnegie Hall Citywide Night is a sensational celebration of music from around the globe and across the country, from foot-stomping sounds of Quebec to the effervescent song and dance of Guinea. Featuring Les Grands Hurleurs, Jordan Officer, Ismael Kouyaté, Tribu Baharú and The Campbell Brothers. Beer and wine are available for purchase, along with food from Hester Street Fair. Free.

The Roller Wave: Roller Disco, House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave – Brooklyn, 6pm – 10pm

Studio50 H brings his Roller Wave skate party to the House of Yes for an evening of roll bouncing, boozing, and boogying. Get your workout and your happy hour on at the same time. Special Guest DJ MOMA and Khalil Kain. $10 – $20.

Silent Disco, Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Corona Park – Queens, 6pm – 9pm

Three live DJs will be playing your favorite songs, with top 40, Motown, hip hop, R&B, and more. Free.

Fridays Forever, Coco 66, 66 Greenpoint Ave – Brooklyn, 10:30pm – 4am

A free Friday night dance party at Coco 66. Hip hop, bounce and bass all night long. Free.

Coney Island Friday Night Fireworks, Between West 10th Street and West 15th Street in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk – Brooklyn, 9:30pm – 10pm

Coney Island’s Friday Night Firework Series is back for the summer. For the best views, find a spot anywhere in the Amusement District down to the beach and boardwalk. Free.

Herald Square Reading Room, Herald Square, 10am – 5:30pm

Enjoy free use of newspapers and magazines at outdoor Reading Rooms. Located both in Herald Square Park and Park East at One Penn Plaza, Reading Rooms are staffed with a coordinator for recommendations. Free.

 

MUSIC

The Chainsmokers, Rumsey Playfield – Central Park, 7am, Free.

Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Emel Mathlouthi, Prospect Park Bandshell, 9th Street & Prospect Park West – Brooklyn, 6:30pm, Free.

The Blue Dahlia, Ruppert Park – UES, 4pm, Free.

The Hipp Pipps, Don BlackCat & Friends, The Map Room at The Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery – LES, 6:30pm, $5.

Germans, Pleasure Island, Twin Primes, Rose Gold, 96 Morgan Ave – Brooklyn, 7pm, $7.

SUNK HEAVEN, RAW SILK, ZEELIE BROWN, BOILED WOOL, H0L0, 1090 Wyckoff Ave – Queens, 7pm, $10.

Absolutely Yours, Sooner, Pecas, Absent City, The Footlight, 465 Seneca Ave – Queens, 8pm, $10.

God Tiny, Kangaroo, Oceanator, Sharkswimmer, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Wimps, Ellen And The Degenerates, High Pony, Berlin – NYC, 25 Avenue A – East Village, 8pm, $10.

Period Bomb, Rong, Spring Breeding, Sigher, Sam Riott, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8 – $10.

The Volcanics, Black Flamingos, Cheap Sneakers, Gutter Bar, 200 N 14th St – Brooklyn, 9pm, $10.

Kim Ann Foxman, Andrew Potter, Hunter Lombard, Rachel Noon, Good Room, 98 Meserole Ave – Brooklyn, 10pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Anthony DeVito (Comedy Central, Colbert), Greg Stone (Writer for Netflix’s Michelle Wolf’s the Break), Nimesh Patel (Writer for SNL), J-L Cauvin (Late Night with Craig Fergusson), Amber Rollo (She Devil Comedy Festival), O.P.P.A., 162 West 4th St – West Village, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Yardsale Comedy Night w/ Ana Fabrega, Andrew Tisher, Anthony Oberbeck, Bardia Salimi, Carmen Christopher, Devin Bockrath, Drennen Quinn, Gary Richardson, John Reynolds, Matt Barats, Steph Cook, Wes Haney, Union Hall, 702 Union St – Brooklyn, 10:30pm, $6 – $10.

 

FILM

The Greatest Showman, Monsignor McGolrick Park in Msgr. McGolrick Park – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

Black Panther, WNYC Transmitter Park – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

Malcolm X, Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134 St – Harlem, 8pm, Free.

Peter Rabbit, Twenty Four Sycamores Park in Twenty-Four Sycamores Park – UES, 8pm, Free.

Black Panther, Beach 59th Street and Boardwalk in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Dunkirk, Detective Russel Timoshenko Soccer Field in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach, Slater Avenue and Father Capodanno Blvd – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Open Garden Days: Alice’s Garden at the H.H. Biddle House, H.H. Biddle House in Conference House Park, 70 Satterlee Street – Staten Island, Every day until Dec. 31, 7am – 7pm, Free.

Introduction to Meditation, Pats Lawn in Inwood Hill Park, W. 218th St. & Indian Road, Every Monday and Friday until Aug. 31, 7am – 7:45am, Free.

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance – Naima Green, Arsenal in Central Park, 830 Fifth Avenue, Every weekday until Aug. 30, 9am – 5pm, Free.

 

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