Around NYC Today (1/13) Stand By Your Band Live, Dirtcast

THINGS TO DO

Jezebel’s Dirtcast, The Bell House, 149 7th St – Brooklyn, 7:30pm – 9pm

Jezebel will host a live-recording of DirtCast, the pop culture podcast where hosts Madeleine Davies and Megan Reynolds dig deep into the wild ugly world of tabloids and the entertainment industry to discover how exactly the celebrity ecosystem works, all while talking a lot of baseless trash along the way. They will be joined by Aja of RuPaul’s Drag Race. $10.

Stand By Your Band Live!, Union Hall, 702 Union St – Brooklyn, 8pm

Comedians Tom Thakkar and Tommy McNamara talk about the bands that Pitchfork attacks and your friends make fun of. They will have guests who love a band that everyone seems to hate, and together they give that band a fair chance. With special guests Nikki Glaser, Melissa Villaseñor, Sean Donnelly, Anthony DeVito, Christi Chiello, JP McDade, Shalewa Sharpe, Caitlin Peluffo and Martin Urbano. $7 – $10.

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.

 

MUSIC

Baby Spiders (former Lotion members Tony Zajkowski and Rob Young Paul Wallfisch), Christian Bongers (Longwave, Botanica, Falcon), Coney Island Baby, 169 Avenue A – East Village, 7pm, $5.

Nueva Fuerza, Twisted Thing, TAZ, The Windjammer, 552 Grandview Ave – Queens, 8pm, $8.

New Myths, Darkwing, Gesserit, Baby’s All Right, 146 Broadway –  Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

 

COMEDY

Bad News Comedy w/ Harris Alterman (CollegeHumor), Jennie Sutton (TruTV) , Julia Claire (Brooklyn Comedy Festival), David Tveite (Last Comic Standing), Nick Chambers (2 Dope Queens), Cherry Tree, 65 4th Ave – Brooklyn, 7pm, $5.

Bushwick Bears Comedy w/ Molly Austin (Comedy Central), Ronnie Flemming (Young Business), Subhah Agarwal (The Jim Jeffries Show), Jason Choi (Boston Comedy Festival), Max White (Vice), Gabe Mollica (The Funny Bone), Mad Tropical, 236 Troutman St – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

New York Jewish Film Festival: Redemption (w/ Q&A), Walter Reade Theater, 165 West 65th St – UWS, 6:15pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

NYRR Open Run, Carmine Carro Community Center in Marine Park, 3000 Fillmore Ave – Brooklyn, Every Sunday until June 2, 2019, 9am – 10am, 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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