Around NYC Today (12/28) Roller Wave, Comedians’ Power Hour

THINGS TO DO

The Roller Wave: Roller Disco, House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave – Brooklyn, 6pm – 10pm

Studio50 H brings its Roller Wave skate party to House of Yes for an evening of roll bouncing, boozing, and boogying. Get your workout and your happy hour on at the same time. $10 – $20.

Comedians’ Power Hour, Huron Club at SoHo Playhouse, 15 Vandam St, 9pm

Comedians’ Power Hour is a touring comedy show that pits two comedians in head-to-head competition telling jokes and taking shots of beer on an inebriated journey to be crowned Power Hour Champion. Comics will trade off doing two-minute sets of stand-up all while taking 2oz. shots of beer between each set. As the hour goes on, hosts throw out challenges that play into the comics’ intoxication levels like doing two minutes of another comics’ material or giving a drunken Best Man Speech. This month’s Comedians Power Hour features a duel between Jenn Wehrung and Kristin Seltman. Free.

Nevermind – ‘90s Alternative Nite, Saint Vitus Bar, 1120 Manhattan Ave – Brooklyn, 11pm – 4am

DJs Jet & V Christ play all the alternative 90s jams by the likes of:
Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Smashing Pumpkins, Beck, No Doubt, Blur, Alice In Chains, Nine Inch Nails, Oasis, Bjork, Green Day, Red Hot Chili Peppers and more. Free until midnight with RSVP.

Diana vs Donna: A Diana Ross and Donna Summer Party, C’mon Everybody, 325 Franklin Ave – Brooklyn, 11pm – 4am

Celebrate Diana Ross and Donna Summer with The Illustrious Blacks (DJ Manchildblack and host Monstah Black). $5 – $10.

Trainspotting Live!, 777 Theatre, 777 Eighth Avenue (between 47th and 48th Streets) – Midtown West, 7:30pm

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.

 

MUSIC

White Ring, GHXST, Saint Vitus, 1120 Manhattan Ave – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Godcaster, Priestess (fka menjuje), wicked willow, Cindy Cane, Our Wicked Lady, 153 Morgan Ave – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10.

Apollo’s Ghost, Ode To No One, Cosmic Orchestra, Coney Island Baby, 169 Avenue A – East Village, 8pm, $10.

Marcia Bassett, Samara Lubelski, Spencer Herbst, Russ Waterhouse, Shots, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Galore Visions (EP Release Party), 738 Manhattan Ave – Brooklyn, 9pm, $10.

Austin Millz, Mike Nasty, Stonie Blue, Moresoupplease, Lot 45 Bushwick, 411 Troutman St – Brooklyn, 10pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Cuban Roots/Bronx Stories, New York Public Library – Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street,  476 5th Ave, 2pm, Free, RSVP.

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Boulevard – Queens, 6:15pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Sunrise Tai Chi, H.H. Biddle House in Conference House Park, 70 Satterlee St – Staten Island, Every Monday and Friday until Dec. 31, 8am – 9am, Free.

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

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

 

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