Around NYC Today (1/19) Women’s March, Shilpa Ray


Silent Disco Fitness, Al Oerter Recreation Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 131-40 Fowler Ave – Queens, 10am – 12:30pm

Join two hours of free silent disco fitness workshops. Classes include ow impact aerobics, cardio sculpt and zumba. Headsets will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Free. RSVP.

Women’s March, Various location, 11am – 4pm

This is the official Women’s March in NYC hosted by Women’s March Alliance, the organizers of both the 2017 and 2018 Women’s March in NYC. The march starts on 72nd Street (on either Columbus or Central Park) and goes down along Central Park West. Free. RSVP.

The Schomburg Center’s 7th Annual Black Comic Book Festival, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard – Harlem, 12pm – 8pm

Each year, the Schomburg’s Black Comic Book Festival brings creators, illustrators, writers, and independent publishers together with thousands of collectors, blerds and nerds. The event includes interactive panel discussions, a vendor marketplace featuring exclusive titles by Black creators, a cosplay show, and more. Free. RSVP.

Sketchbook Vol. 1, Sugarlift LIC, 43-01 22nd St, 2nd Floor, Suite 264 – Queens, 2pm – 6pm

Presented by Sugarlift and curator-in-residence Dina Brodsky, Sketchbook Vol. 1 is more than a show. It’s a rare chance to flip through masters’ sketchbooks yourself and see where art starts. Completed works by each artist, plus some large scale surprises, will also be on view. Visitors will have the opportunity to turn each page of the artists’ sketchbooks with gloves provided. Free. RSVP.

NightWav – A Synthwave Night, Saint Vitus Bar, 1120 Manhattan Ave – Brooklyn, 11pm – 4am

This party is for fans of Kavinsky, Carpenter Brut, Power Glove and Perturbator. Featuring music from DJs Valentine, Blk Slk and Faith In The Glitch. Free. RSVP.

Everybody, Everybody: An ‘80s & ‘90s Party, C’mon Everybody, 325 Franklin Ave – Brooklyn, 11pm – 4am

A night of ‘80s and ‘90s pop, r&b and dance anthems with DJs Sean McMahill and Bright Light Bright Light. $5.



Gregory Stovetop, There Are No Theives in this Town, Peopling, Secret Project Robot, 1186 Broadway – Brooklyn, 4pm, $5.

Crowd the Airwaves, The Muckrakers, Nihiloceros, Fear Is Dead, Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery – LES, 7pm, $8 – $10.

Shilpa Ray, The Safari Room at El Cortez, 17 Ingraham St – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Talay, Eliza and the Organix, Mad Meg the Band, The Grasping Straws, Coney Island Baby, 169 Ave A – East Village, 7pm, $8 – $10.

Den-Mate, Britt Thomas and the Breaker Boys, Miranda and The Beat, Our Wicked Lady, 153 Morgan Ave – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10.

Bodega, Public Practice, Grim Streaker, Special guests, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Nyssa, Coco Verde, Hennessey, Gem and Eye, Berlin, 25 Ave A – East Village, 8pm, $10.



Speak American w/ Maeve Higgins, Pedro Gonzalez, Jess Salomon, TJ, Carolyn Busa, Hosted by Noa Osheroff, Friends and Lovers, 641 Classon Ave – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $7.

Bomb Shelter Comedy w/ Usama Siddiquee (Montreal JFL, NBC), Nate Fridson (Laughing Skull Comedy Festival), Aimee Rose Ranger (Brooklyn Comedy Festival), Kevin Ryan (AXS TV Gotham Comedy Live), Boris Khaykin (CollegeHumor Live, TimeOut NY), Erik Bransteen (FOX, TimeOut NY), Jeff Cerulli (NBC, VH1, MTV), Matt Azark (Trophy Dad Podcast), The Gaf West, 401 West 48th St – Midtown, 9pm, Free, RSVP.



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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