Around NYC Today (1/26) Loren Connors, Roast of History

THINGS TO DO

Winter Jam, Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park, (Nearest entrance at 72nd Street and 5th Avenue), 11am – 3pm

Enjoy skiing, sledding, live ice sculpting, and more at our annual winter sports festival. The event will also feature a winter food market. Free.

Roast of History, Caveat, 21A Clinton St – LES, 9pm – 10:50pm

Throughout history there have been many figures and movements deserving of mockery, yet they somehow escaped unscathed, comedian Matt Strickland aims to rectify that situation. No historical figure will be safe as everyone from Rasputin to The Beat Generation to The 1968 Democratic Convention will become targets of New York’s meanest comedians. Featuring Chanel Ali (Night Train with Wyatt Cenac, Caroline’s), Karen Chee (The New Yorker, Reductress), Matt Christman (Chapo Trap House Podcast), Milly Tamarez (Comedy Central, BET), Colby Smith (MTV, Radio Free Brooklyn), James Hamilton (The Moth Grandslam Champion, Funny or Die). $10.

Perk, Lot 45 Bushwick, 411 Troutman St – Brooklyn, 10pm – 4am

Perk is a night of classic dance songs and hidden gems. Featuring music from JADALAREIGN, Niara Sterling, Taela Naomi and DJ Reborn. Free. RSVP.

Music for the Masses: Dark ‘80s New Wave Night, Saint Vitus Bar, 1120 Manhattan Ave – Brooklyn, 11pm – 4am

Andi Synthicide and Alex English play dark ‘80s tunes by the likes of Depeche Mode, New Order, Joy Division, The Cure, Sisters Of Mercy, Bowie, The Smiths, Nitzer Ebb, Orchestral Manoeuvers In The Dark, Duran Duran, Echo & The Bunnymen and Front 242. Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Loren Connors, Chris Forsyth, Alan Licht, Lee Ranadlo, H0L0, 1090 Wyckoff Ave – Queens, 7pm, $10.

Public Practice, Monograms, Good In The Dark, Trash TV, 338 Moffat St. Unit J – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5.

Beecher’s Fault, Waiting for Henry, Dusty Wright, Coney Island Baby, 169 Avenue A – East Village, 8pm, $10.

Bergsonist, DJ Wawa, Ryan Clover, Fabi Jugo, Mood Ring, 1260 Myrtle Ave – Brooklyn, 10pm, Free.

Smooth Tings, Amanda Lynn, Broquete, Jamesy, Baby’s All Right, 146 Broadway – Brooklyn, 11:30pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Camouflage w/ Joe Pera (Joe Pera Reads You to Sleep Adult Swim), J.P. McDade (CC Roast Battle, Comedy KO), Matt Koff (Daily Show, Adam Devine’s House Party), Eudora Peterson (The Special w/o Brett Davis, Comedy Central), Rebecca Vigil (Your Love Our Musical, Risk), Hosted by Lucas Connolly, Big Irv’s, 381 Hooper St – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $5.

Side Ponytail w/ Saurin Choksi (Fuse), Courtney Maginnis (Comedy Central), Petey DeAbreu (TruTV), Molly Austin (TruTV), Hosted by Emily Winter, Friends and Lovers, 641 Classon Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

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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