Around NYC Today (1/12) Escape East, NYC v Dirty South Party


New Year, New You Fitness Fest, Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th St – UWS, 9am – 3pm

Bring in the new year with exercise classes such as boot camp, Pilates, Zumba, and cross-training. All classes are tailored to get your heart rate up and your body moving. Free.

Mulchfest, Prospect Park – Brooklyn, 10am – 2pm

Bring your holiday tree to Prospect Park, where it will go through a chipper and transform into environment-friendly mulch. You can take some home for your own yard or garden. Free.

Ultimate Fitness Frenzy, Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center in Alfred E. Smith Playground, 80 Catherine Street – LES, 11am – 3pm

Join a fun-filled day of fitness activities. There will be various exercise classes like Zumba, dance aerobics, shadow boxing, yoga, and spin bike classes. Free.

Light Lines Gallery Tour, Scandinavia House, 58 Park Ave – Midtown, 4pm – 5:30pm

On the closing day of the exhibition “Light Lines: The Art of Jan Groth, Inger Johanne Grytting, and Thomas Pihl,” Scandinavia House welcomes back Grytting and Pihl for a special guided tour of the works. This exhibition celebrates three Norwegian artists who represent three generations: Jan Groth (b.1938), Inger Johanne Grytting (b.1949) and Thomas Pihl (b.1964). Free. RSVP.

Escape East, Japan Society, 333 East 47th St – Midtown, 6pm – 9pm

Join our popular monthly mixer for arts and culture enthusiasts. This event features Ego Obscura, the first New York exhibition for Japanese artist Yasumasa Morimura. Free. RSVP.

NYC vs Dirty South Party, Lot 45 Bushwick, 411 Troutman St – Brooklyn, 10pm – 4am

Featuring music from Stonie Blue, Niara Sterling, Jadalareign and Moresoupplease. Free. RSVP.

Emotronic: An Emo Rave, Saint Vitus Bar, 1120 Manhattan Ave – Brooklyn, 11pm – 4am

DJs Jet, Swabby and Nekosiren plays the best danceable emo by the likes of
3oh!3, Metro Station, Cobra Starship, The Killers, The Cure, Breathe Carolina, Ke$ha, Blaqk Audio, Innerpartysystem, LMFAO, All Time Low, The Ready Set and Crystal Castles. $0 – $7.



GNAW (ex-Khanate, Burning Witch/Conspiracy Records), Child Abuse, The Safari Room at El Cortez, 17 Ingraham St – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Kingkween, The Parkers, Abbi Press, Sophie Avidaine, Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery – LES, 7:30pm, $8 – $10.

Ciarra Black, Bookworms, Soren Roi, JR Nelson, Secret Project Robot, 1186 Broadway – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

The Flying Stars of Brooklyn, Holy Hive, Melissa Ahern, C’mon Everybody, 325 Franklin Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $7.

ButtHole University, Foaming, Douglas Graham, The Windjammer, 552 Grandview Ave – Queens, 8pm, $5.

The Nuclears, Daddies, Lumps, PowerSnap, Our Wicked Lady, 153 Morgan Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Pearla, Kate Davis, JW Francis, Baby’s All Right, 146 Broadway – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Living Room (Record Release), Caravela, Spirit Houses, Pasha, The Footlight, 465 Seneca Ave – Queens, 8:30pm, $10.



Shape Up NYC Latin Dance, Poe Park Visitor Center in Poe Park, 2640 Grand Concourse – Bronx, Every Saturday until March 30, 9am – 10am, Free.

Tai Chi, Greenbelt Nature Center in Blood Root Valley, 700 Rockland Ave at Brielle Ave – Staten Island, Every Saturday until March 23, 9am – 10am; 12pm – 12:30pm, 12:30pm – 1:30pm, Free.

Morning Fitness, Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park, Cabrini Boulevard and Fort Washington Ave – Inwood, Every Saturday until May 25, 2019, 8:30am – 9:30am, Free.

NYRR Open Run, 110th Street and Manhattan Avenue in Morningside Park, Every Saturday until June 1, 2019, 9am – 10am, Free.

Shape Up Zumba, Poe Park Visitor Center in Poe Park, 2640 Grand Concourse – Bronx, Every Saturday until Dec. 28, 10am – 11am, Free.

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park, Samuel F. B. Morse Statue in Central Park, Inside the Park at 72nd St and Fifth Ave – UES, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.


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