Around NYC Today (12/19) Jen Kirkman, Tove Styrke, A Far Cry

THINGS TO DO

Holiday Karoke Happy Hour, Hotel RL by Red Lion, 1080 Broadway – Brooklyn, 6pm – 10pm

Unwind and enjoy a night of singing your favorite tunes. Free. RSVP.

Literaryswag Book Club, The Brooklyn Circus, 150 Nevins St – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9:30pm

Literaryswag Book Club is ending 2018 on a funny note with a discussion about Samantha Irby’s essay collection, We Are Never Meeting in Real Life. Free. RSVP.

Winter Village, Bryant Park, 8am – 10pm

Enjoy local crafts, artisanal food, and goods from around the world. The Winter Village also features New York City’s only free admission ice skating rink. Free.

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

Tove Styrke, 201 Mulberry St – Nolita, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

A Far Cry, apexart, 291 Church St – Tribeca, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Shallow Destiny, Cal Fish, Jack Whitescarver, Grace Ives, Lucy, H0L0, 1090 Wyckoff Ave – Queens, 7pm, $10.

Coco Verde, Jane Church, Da Pop, Pinot And The Noirs, Sunnyvale, 1031 Grand St – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Texarcana, Abi Glass fka Riverkeeper, Mercury Lounge, 217 E Houston St – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Sidekickin’ w/ Julian Velard, Jen Kirkman, Nore Davis, Akie Bermiss, Michael Kayne, Matt Rogers, Union Hall, 702 Union St – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Side Ponytail Comedy w/ Jaboukie Young-White (The Daily Show), Rae Sanni (writer for The Good Place), Julia Claire (Bridgetown Comedy Fest), Eliza Hurwitz (Brooklyn Comedy Film Festival), Casey McGowan (Clam Pals), Friends & Lovers, 641 Classon Ave – Brooklyn, Dec. 19 (Wed.), 8pm, Free ($5 suggested donation).

Comedians You Should Know w/ Shane Torres (Conan), Marie Faustin (JFL), Samantha Ruddy (Colbert), Adrienne Iapalucci (Letterman), Patrick Schroeder (Roast Battle), Saurin Choksi (Brown Privilege Comedy), Hosted by David Drake (CYSK), The Gutter, 200 North 14th St – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $5.

 

ONGOING

Arsenal Gallery: 36th Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition, The Arsenal in Central Park, 830 Fifth Ave – UES, Every weekday until Jan. 3, 2019, 9am – 5pm, Free.

 

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