Around NYC Today (10/11) Diet Cig, Dirty Thursday, LADAMA, Too Soon? Comedy


Dirty Thursday: Booty & The Bass, House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave – Brooklyn, 10pm – 4am

Fall under the powerful spell of house and booty bass music. Featuring DJ Dirtyfinger. Free. RSVP.

Open Track Night, Icahn Stadium in Randall’s Island Park, 6pm – 8pm

Lace up your sneakers! Join the Open Track Night at Icahn Stadium, an IAAF-certified track, for the opportunity to train like an elite athlete. Free.

Rooftop Painting Workshop, Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street – West Village, 6pm – 8pm

Join artist Amy Digi for an outdoor water color painting and monotypes printmaking workshop at sunset. Learn how to paint from observation, plus basics about materials, color mixing and composition. You’ll get to take home your painting. Supplies will be provided. No experience is necessary. Free.

The Uni, Northwest Corner Seating Area in Washington Square Park, 2pm – 6pm

The Uni is a portable open-air reading library, with books and collections for all ages. The project also features hands-on activities such as puzzles, drawing, nature explorations and origami. 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.



Diet Cig, Dr. Martens Store, 712 Lexington Ave – Midtown, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Namatay Sa Ingay, Kadena, Dog Breath, Brooklyn Bazaar (cellar), 150 Greenpoint Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Summer Cannibals, Desert Sharks, Molten, Mr. Payday, Francie Moon, The Safari Room at El Cortez, 17 Ingraham St – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

LADAMA, BRIC House TV Studio, 647 Fulton St – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free.

Berndsen, Skyes, Stranger Cat, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Adron, the Lentils, Lilith Outcome, The Glove – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $8 – $10.



Stoked Comedy w/ Monroe Martin III, Ariel Leaty, Dan Perlman, Katharyn Henson, Clark Jones, Marie Faustin, Ceremony, 224 Manhattan Ave – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Too Soon? Comedy w/ Ben Wasserman, Rhett Sever, Hannah Widener, Adam Podell, Will Delaney, Al Williams, Oni Francis, Paul Elia, Hosted by Malia Sias and Chris Hamilton, Orchard Street Hotel, 163 Orchard St, 2nd floor lounge – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.



Wonder, St. Mary’s Recreation Center in St. Mary’s Park, St. Ann’s Avenue and 145th Street – Bronx, 4pm, Free.

Breaking Legs, James J. Walker Park – Greenwich Village, 6pm, Free.

Ju-on: The Grudge, Lawn in McCarren Park, Driggs Avenue and Lorimer St – Brooklyn, 6:30pm, Free.



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.

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

Fitness Walk, Fort Totten Front Gate in Fort Totten Park – Queens, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Nov. 1, 9am – 10am, Free.

Tour The Battery, Netherland Monument in The Battery, Every Thursday until Oct. 25, 1pm – 2pm, Free.

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park, Samuel F. B. Morse Statue in Central Park – UES, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.

Yoga Flow, Lawn at 74th Street in Riverside Park South – UWS, Every Thursday until Oct. 25, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.


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