Around NYC Today (12/27) Talib Kweli, Ugly Sweater Party


Ho-Ho Bingo, (Le) Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street – Greenwich Village, 6:30pm – 11pm

Join drag trio Linda Simpson, Svetlana Stoli and Sizzle Dizzle as players vie for a treasure trove of prizes, from discount-store delights to a cash jackpot. Also featuring music from DJ Formika. Free. RSVP.

A Bachata Party in Brooklyn, Lot 45 Bushwick, 411 Troutman St – Brooklyn, 9pm – 2am

Nothing but classic and new bachata music all night long. Featuring DJs Young Waxy Fox and Playthemusic. Free. RSVP.

Dirty Thursday: Ugly Sweater Party, House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave – Brooklyn, 10pm – 4am

Rock your most fabulous sweater fashion for this special edition of Dirty Thursday. Free. RSVP.

Trainspotting Live!, 777 Theatre, 777 Eighth Avenue (between 47th and 48th Streets) – Midtown West, 7pm

This punchy 75-minute production repackages the famous novel turned globally successful film into an immersive stage performance — where the audience is part of the show, including the notorious “Worst Toilet in Scotland” scene. Tickets start at $9.

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.



Answering Machine, Long Neck, Awful Din, High Falls, Coney Island Baby, 169 Avenue A – East Village, 7:30pm, $8 – $10.

The Wilsons, Crack Matt & the Enablers, Jigsaw Youth, Hopeless Otis, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

WAKE, Harms, Psycho Pat (of Tall Juan), Sunnyvale, 1031 Grand St – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Talib Kweli (DJ Set), NIKO IS, and K’Valentine, Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave – Brooklyn, 11:45pm, $10.



TV Dinner: A Sketch Comedy Show, The Brick Theater, 579 Metropolitan Ave – Brooklyn, 10:30pm, Free.



Morning Fitness, Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park – Inwood, Every Tuesday and Thursday until May 30, 2019, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

36th Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition, The Arsenal in Central Park, Inside the Park at 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue – UES, Every weekday until January 3, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park, Samuel F. B. Morse Statue in Central Park, Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.

NYRR Open Run, Meet at the beginning of United Nations Ave South, by the parking lot on 111th Street and 55th Ave – Queens, Every Thursday until June 6, 2019, 7pm – 8pm, Free.


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