Around NYC Today (10/12) Roller Disco, Soulcalibur VI, Get Out, Black Panther

THINGS TO DO

Ring Out NYC, 220 West 18th St – Chelsea, 6pm – 11pm

Soulcalibur, the iconic weapon-based fighting game franchise, is back with Soulcalibur VI. Play a demo version of the game before it launches. The first 250 people through the door will also receive an exclusive Soulcalibur VI item. Free. RSVP.

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

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

Public Theater Mobile Unit: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Williamsbridge Oval, 3225 Reservoir Oval East – Bronx, 7pm – 8:30pm

This fall, a classic New York City block party becomes the enchanted setting where fairies work their mischief in Shakespeare’s beloved play A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Acclaimed director Jenny Koons takes you to the royal wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta, where a celebratory play is being rehearsed. But the real drama is unfolding in the concrete jungle of fairy King Oberon. There, four young New Yorkers discover the course of true love runs anything but smooth, as supernatural sprites and the lovable Puck conspire to reveal what fools we mortals be, and draw us all into the collective dream of romance and merriment. RSVP to hold your spot by emailing bronxacf@parks.nyc.gov. Free.

Bryant Park Fencing, Fifth Avenue Terrace in Bryant Park, Fifth Avenue and 41st Street, 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Learn the basics with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center. Participants must be 16 or older to participate. Registration required at manhattanfencing.com . Free.

For Which It Stands – A Contemporary Art Exhibit, Old Stone House in J.J. Byrne Playground, 336 3rd St – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9pm

For Which it Stands is a contemporary art exhibition at the Old Stone House & Washington Park (OSH) offering a fresh take on the flags of the American Revolution and today, including the contradictions inherent in their symbolism. Select artists reinterpret flags associated with OSH’s history as the site of the 1776 Battle of Brooklyn, to consider how their values are being upheld today. Others envision bold new flags for contemporary local and global communities. Featuring artists Simone Bailey, Christina Barrera, Andrew Demirjian, Stephan Jahanshahi, Vandana Jain, Katarina Jerinic, Jeff Kasper & Christopher Spinozzi, Josh MacPhee, Jesse Purcell, Sal Muñoz, Iviva Olenick, Manju Shandler and Athena Soules. Free.

 

MUSIC

Underwater Sunshine Festival Day 1 w/ Hawks and Doves, Dave Godowsky, Elizabeth and the Catapult, Ryvoli, Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery, Map Room – LES, 6pm, Free.

Underwater Sunshine Festival Day 1 w/ Monks of Doom, Stephen Kellogg, Sean Barna, Mikaela Davis, Yellow House Orchestra, Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery – LES, 6pm, Free.

Moon Revenge, Phantom Wave, Echo Moth, Cool Ruins, Pete RG, DJ Grumby, Pianos – Showroom, 158 Ludlow St – LES, 7pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Daniel Simonsen (BBC), Chris Hamilton (New York Comedy Club), Hugo Gertner (In Town from France), Sheba Mason (Artie Lange Show), O.P.P.A., 162 West 4th St – West Village, 7:30pm, Free.

Caravan of Dreams Comedy w/  Quinn C. Martin, Rebecca Rush, Sandip Sen, Daniel Perafan, Andrew Casertano, Ricky Downes III, Keith Chase, Hosted by Melissa Weisman, Caravan Of Dreams, 405 East 6th St – East Village, 8:10pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

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

Get Out, The Lawn at Myrtle Avenue and North Portland Avenue in Fort Greene Park – Brooklyn, 6:30pm, Free.

The Black Panther, Hylan Boulevard and Satterlee Street in Conference House Park – Staten Island, 7pm, 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.

 

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