Around NYC Today (11/10) St. Martin’s Lantern Walk, Sad But True, Def.GRLS

THINGS TO DO

St. Martin’s Lantern Walk, Prospect Park Bandshell, 62 West Drive – Brooklyn, 5pm – 6:15pm

Every November, the German-speaking community of Brooklyn and beyond meets at dusk for a Lantern Walk through Prospect Park. Children and their families come from all over the New York metro area, equipped with handmade glowing lanterns. After singing the traditional songs, there will be a procession through the park to watch a reenactment of St. Martin on horseback. Donation.

Sad But True, David H. Koch Theater, Promenade, 20 Lincoln Center Plaza, 7:30pm – 9pm

Explore the depths of the Hungarian soul with the Nikolett Pankovits Sextet, featuring bittersweet melodies from Hungary, accompanied by humorous literature pieces presented by Hungarian-American actor Adam Boncz. Free. RSVP.

Fool For Love by Sam Shepard, The Actors Studio, 432 West 44th Street, between 9th and 10th Ave – Midtown, 7pm – 9pm

Fool for Love shows the story of two people who just can’t live without each other whether they like it or not. May is hiding out at an old motel in the Mojave Desert. Eddie, an old flame and childhood friend, finds her there and threatens to drag her back into the life from which she had fled. Reality and dream; truth and lies; past and present mingle in an explosive, emotional experience. Free. RSVP.

Vintage Camera Day, Alice Austen House Museum in Alice Austen Park, 2 Hylan Boulevard – Staten Island, 12pm – 4pm

To celebrate the magic of analog photography and the lure of vintage cameras, the Alice Austen House Museum will provide a series of talks and workshops exploring vintage photography and image-making processes. Take this opportunity to visit a camera doctor; bring your own vintage camera for helpful advice from an expert. Free.

Pumpkin Patch Festival, Hill Street Garden, 50 Hill St – Staten Island, 1pm – 5pm

There will be pumpkin picking, crafts, a community mural exhibition, and other autumn harvest activities. Free.

 

MUSIC

Binge, Manager, Lieder, Color School, Blockhouses, Pianos – Showroom, 158 Ludlow St – LES, 3pm, $10.

Def.GRLS, Howard, Dead Tooth, Butthole University, HoneyChrome, The Pritts, Mosey Doser, Little Debby Jones, Rubulad – Brooklyn, 6pm, $10.

Descartes A Kant (Mexico City) , The Fuss, Stop The Presses, The Safari Room at El Cortez, 17 Ingraham St – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Wume, Yvette, Jobs, Union Pool, 484 Union Ave – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Lady Bits, Couple Hundo, Le Guin, Substitute, The Cobra Club, 6 Wyckoff Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5.

 

COMEDY

Bowery Comedy w/ Justin Covington (Easy on Netflix), Melody Kamali (All Jane Comedy Festival), Brantley Brice (Vulture), Veronica Garza (NPR), Lucas Connolly (Camouflage), The Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery – LES, 6pm, Free.

Open Mike Eagle, Scott Rogowsky (HQ Trivia), Shalewa Sharpe, Video Dave, DJ Prince Paul, Littlefield, 635 Sackett St – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

 

FILM

Jurassic World, New York Aquarium in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk, Surf Avenue and West 8th St – Brooklyn, 6pm, 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.

East New York Farmer’s Market, Schneck Ave & New Lots Ave – Brooklyn, Every Saturday until Nov. 24, 9am – 3pm, Free.

Free Tai Chi, Morris-Jumel Mansion in Roger Morris Park, 65 Jumel Terrace – Washington Heights, Every Saturday until Nov. 10, 12pm – 1pm, Free.

 

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