Around NYC Today (11/26) Roy Wood, Jr., Dialogue with Ché

THINGS TO DO

Latin America’s 1968 on Film, King Juan Carlos I Center, 53 Washington Square South, Auditorium – Greenwich Village, 6:30pm – 9pm

As part of the Latin America’s 1968 Colloquium series, New York University’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS), Department of Spanish and Portuguese, present a screening of the newly restored films Dialogue with Ché and Hommage to Nicanor Parra. The films will be presented by Professor Dylon Robbins. A subsequent discussion will be held by Julio Ramos, Fall 2018 Andrés Bello Chair in Latin American Cultures and Civilizations at NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center. Free. RSVP.

WinterFest, Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway – Brooklyn, 7pm – 10pm

For six weeks, the ground of Brooklyn Museum will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland featuring a dazzling program of winter attractions and activities, and an edited line-up of local and international vendors selling unique craft, and gift not found in traditional high street retail. $9 reduced admission.

Get On The Stage Open Mic, Bluestockings, 172 Allen St – LES, 7pm – 9:30pm

Get On the Stage is an open mic based around uplifting and centering the voices of Queer/Trans People of Color, Trans, Two Spirit, Gender Non-Conforming, Non-Binary, Intersex and anyone who falls between the margins of these Western labels. Speakers can bring poems, prose, music, stand-up and spoken word of any kind. Free. RSVP.

The African Sublime of Ficre Ghebreyesus, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard – Harlem, 7:30pm – 9pm

Join an invocation by poet Aracelis Girmay, a screening of the short doc “The African Sublime of Ficre Ghebreyesus,” and a post-film conversation between Julie Mehretu and Elizabeth Alexander moderated by Thelma Golden. Free. RSVP.

Union Square Holiday Market, South Plaza in Union Square Park, 11am – 8pm

Hailed as a must-visit destination for unique gifts created by local craftsmen and artists, millions of people browse the winding aisles each year for a unique holiday experience. Free.

 

MUSIC

Eyes Of Love, Gustaf, SINTIC (LA), Fantasy Al Bailey, Godcaster, The Glove, 885 Lexington Ave – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.

Kyle Duke & the Brown Bag Boys, Grace London, Abby T, Moollz, Knitting Factory, 361 Metropolitan Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Dead Tooth, CINDY CANE, JW Francis, Winded, cupid youth, Muchmore’s, 2 Havemeyer St – Brooklyn, 9pm, $5.

 

COMEDY

The Bird Brain Comedy w/ Roy Wood Jr. (The Daily Show), Sonia Denis (Facebook’s After After Party), Rosebud Baker (Amazon’s Inisde Jokes, Just For Laugh’s NEW FACES 2018), Josh Gondelman (writer on Last Week Tonight), Tanael Joachim (Gotham Comedy Live on AXS TV), Chelsea Music Hall, 407 West 15th St, 7:30pm, $5.

Savage Comedy w/ Jax Dell’ Osso, Gregory Hall, Andy Haynes, Jeena Bloom, Sam Kissajukian, Fawkner, 191 Smith St – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

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 Nov. 30, 7am – 7pm, Free.

Chen-Style Tai Chi – Level 1, H.H. Biddle House in Conference House Park, 70 Satterlee St – Staten Island, Every Monday and Friday until Dec. 31, 9am – 10am, Free.

Chen-Style Tai Chi – Level 2 and 3, H.H. Biddle House in Conference House Park, 70 Satterlee St – Staten Island, Every Monday and Friday until Dec. 31, 8am – 9am, Free.

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

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour, Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street in Central Park – UES, 2pm – 3pm, Free.

 

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