Around NYC Today (11/4) Nikki Glaser, Social Justice: The Musical, Butterboy


Social Justice: The Musical, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, The Bruno Walter Auditorium, 111 Amsterdam Ave – UWS, 6pm – 7:30pm

Two documentaries—Black Fiddler (1969) and Gee, Officer Krupke (1975)—will frame a panel discussion on race, class, cultural appropriation and the use of Jerome Robbins’ work to navigate social issues. Free. RSVP.

An Inconvenient Talk Show, Caveat, 21 A Clinton St – LES, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

An Inconvenient Talk Show brings together New York’s hottest comedians and the world’s hottest climate experts to tackle the world’s hottest problem. Featuring
Tim Barnes (Comedy Central), Chris Burns (Difficult People), Kelley Quinn (Viceland) and climate journalist Arielle Duhaime-Ross (VICE). $10.

Queer Film Theory 101, House of Wax, 445 Albee Square West, #4410 – Brooklyn, 8pm – 11pm

Queer Film Theory 101 is a monthly comedy show, hosted by Sarah Kennedy and Veronica Garza, featuring LGBTQ performers “outing” thefilmsthat influenced their identity. Free. RSVP.

Dear Diary: Comics Read Their Weird Childhood Journals, Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave – Queens, 8:30pm – 10pm

Comics are funny; sure, but how did they get that way? Delve deeply into the past with Q.E.D. comedian Maggie Lalley, as she hosts a dramatic reading of several comedians’ childhood journals. Laughter inevitable. Discomfort guaranteed. $8.



Paul McMahon, Tamio+Gyna, Rabbit Filter Unlimited, Oil, The Glove, 885 Lexington Ave – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.

Gold Cage, Sooner, Absolutely Yours, Mercury Lounge, 217 East Houston St – LES, 9:30pm, $10.



Butterboy w/ Laurie Kilmartin, Anthony DeVito, Kenice Mobley, Kyle Ayers, Martha Kelly, Robby Hoffman, Patti Harrison, Hosted by Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla and Maeve Higgins, Littlefield, 635 Sackett St – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Side Ponytail w/ Jess Salamon ( JFL, Standup NBC Finalist), Raghav Mehta (Bridgetown Comedy Festival), Quan Wiggins (New York Comedy Club Competition Winner, Caroline’s), Heather Marulli (Cape Fear Comedy Fest), Hosted by Emily Winter, Friends and Lovers, 641 Classon Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Savage: A Comedy Show w/ Doug Smith (Conan, Comedy Central), Julia Shiplett (HBO’s Crashing), Andrew Coalson (UCB, Just for Laughs), Clark Jones (Comedy at the Knit), Janet Hyde (Female Comedians w/ Tits!), Fawkner, 191 Smith St – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Michelle Buteau, Nikki Glaser, Dan Licata, Tom Thakkar, Arlene’s Grocery, 95 Stanton St – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.



Animated Spirits Film Festival, SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd St – Chelsea, 7pm, Free, RSVP.



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 Nov. 30, 7am – 7pm, Free.

Tour of Gracie Mansion, Gracie Mansion in Carl Schurz Park – Yorkville, Every Monday until Dec. 10, 10am – 10:50; 11am – 11:50am, 5pm – 5:50pm, Free.

Herald Square Reading Room, Herald Square, Every weekday until Nov. 30,  10am – 5:30pm, Free.


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