Around NYC Today (11/28) Funk You, The Dance Historian Is In

THINGS TO DO David Vaughan’s The Dance Historian is In: Jerome Robbins, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, The Bruno Walter Auditorium, 111 Amsterdam Ave – UWS, 1pm – 3pm David Vaughan was the archivist of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company and author of Merce Cunningham/65 Years and Frederick Ashton and His Ballets. From 2012- 2017, Mr. Vaughan held monthly screenings of … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/28) Funk You, The Dance Historian Is In

Around NYC Today (11/15) Musical Ecologies, Fern Mayo

THINGS TO DO Union Square Holiday Market, South Plaza in Union Square Park, 11am – 8pm Hailed as a must-visit destination for unique gifts created by local craftsmen and artists, millions of people browse the winding aisles each year for a unique holiday experience. Free. Dirty Thursday: Neon Trash, House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave – Brooklyn, 10pm – 4am Get your glow on and brighten up … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/15) Musical Ecologies, Fern Mayo

Around NYC Today (12/4) Comics Read Weird Childhood Journals, TJ Miller

THINGS TO DO Name That Tune, J. Hood Wright Recreation Center – Washington Heights, 7:30pm – 8:30pm Celebrate the holidays with an evening of holiday music trivia. Free. Comics Read Their Weird Childhood Journals, QED – Queens, 8:30pm – 10pm Maggie Lalley hosts a dramatic reading of comedians’ childhood journals. With Rory Scholl, Brad Benson, Remy Kassimir, Matthew W J Mitchell, Matt Vita, Sam Morrison, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/4) Comics Read Weird Childhood Journals, TJ Miller

Around NYC Today (12/3) Native Art Market, Fort Greene Tree Lighting

Renegade Craft Fair, Industry City – Brooklyn, 11am – 6pm Explore a curated selection of modern design, including jewelry and accessories, art, apparel, ceramics, illustration, stationery, home decor, apothecary and cookware. Featuring local food trucks, DJ sets with Black Gold, photo ops, screen printing workshops with Sheepshead Design and all-around good times. Free. Native Art Market, National Museum of the American Indian – Lower Manhattan, 10am Buy traditional … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/3) Native Art Market, Fort Greene Tree Lighting

Around NYC Today (12/2) Oddities Flea Market, New York Night Train Soul Clap

THINGS TO DO Native Art Market, National Museum of the American Indian – Lower Manhattan, 10am Buy traditional and contemporary works—including silver and semiprecious jewelry, ceramics, fine apparel, handwoven baskets, traditional beadwork, dolls, paintings, prints, and sculpture—from some of the finest Native American artists. Free. Oddities Flea Market, Brooklyn Bazaar, 11am The Oddities Flea Market is returning for the holidays. Shop for all sorts of peculiar … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/2) Oddities Flea Market, New York Night Train Soul Clap

Around NYC Today (12/1) Tree Lighting Skate-tacular, Roller Disco Party, Kiki

THINGS TO DO Tree Lighting Skate-tacular, Bryant Park – Midtown, 6pm – 6:45pm Bryant Park’s anual Tree Lighting Skate-tacular returns. Free. Personae: Portraits of Personal Fiction, El Barrio’s Artspace – UES, 6pm – 9pm PERSONAE, by Carlos David, is a collection of portraits of people representing characters from their imagination. More than 80 subjects participated, resulting in over 130 photographs of characters such as superheroes, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/1) Tree Lighting Skate-tacular, Roller Disco Party, Kiki

Around NYC Today (11/30) Central Park Holiday Lighting, Indie Film Showcase

THINGS TO DO Central Park Holiday Lighting, Charles A. Dana Discovery Center – 110th St. bet. Lenox Ave. and Fifth Avenue, 5:30pm – 6:30pm Celebrate the season at the 21st Annual Holiday Lighting in Central Park. Meet Santa and friends, watch a live ice carving demonstration, sing carols on the Plaza, and warm up with hot cocoa and cookies. The event concludes with lighting a … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/30) Central Park Holiday Lighting, Indie Film Showcase

Around NYC Today (11/29) Funk You, S&M and Chill, The Fancy Show, Stash Comedy

THINGS TO DO Funk You, House of Yes, 10pm – 4am House of Yes wants to Funk You in all the right places. Tunes by DJ Bruce, Free, RSVP.   ONGOING Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorial in NYC Parks, Arsenal in Central Park (UES), Until Nov. 24, 9am – 5pm. Free. Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island’s Prehistory, Conference … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/29) Funk You, S&M and Chill, The Fancy Show, Stash Comedy

Around NYC Today (11/28) Brutally Honest, Cuddle Magic, Good Stuff Comedy

THINGS TO DO Brutally Honest, QED – Queens, 7:30pm – 9pm Brutally Honest is a monthly stand up comedy and storytelling show where the performers hold nothing back and let you into the innermost hilarious parts of their souls. Featuring Abbi Crutchfield, Julia Johns, Julia Shiplett, Dara Katz, Patrick Holbert, Hosted by Caitlin Brodnick and May Wilkerson. $7.   ONGOING Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/28) Brutally Honest, Cuddle Magic, Good Stuff Comedy

Around NYC Today (11/27), Winter’s Eve, There Will Be Hot Girls There, Savage

Winter’s Eve, Dante Park – UWS, 5:30pm – 9pm Lincoln Square’s sidewalks and public spaces will come alive with music, performers, processional groups, jugglers and stilt-walkers. Also, over 30 Lincoln Square’s restaurants will offer food tastings at nominal cost ($1 to $4) at three separate outdoor locations from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Free.   ONGOING Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorial … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/27), Winter’s Eve, There Will Be Hot Girls There, Savage

Around NYC Today (11/26) Holiday Pop Up Market, #ADULTING, MAKU Soundsystem

THINGS TO DO Sustainable Sunday Holiday Market, House of Yes – Brooklyn, 2pm – 9pm House of Yes’ holiday market brings you seasonal, handmade, artisan ethical, vintage, and upcycled jewelry, crafts, clothing, goods, arts, textiles, festival wear, costumes, menswear and more. Tunes by DJ Dropkat. Free. Gifted and Talented Holiday Pop-Up Market, Grand Bazaar NYC – UWS, 10am The Gifted & Talented Holiday Market is the … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/26) Holiday Pop Up Market, #ADULTING, MAKU Soundsystem

Around NYC Today (11/25) Colonial Cooking, Indie Dance Party, Star Trek

THINGS TO DO Colonial Cooking, Fort Greene Park – Brooklyn, 1pm – 2:30pm Fort Greene, Brooklyn holds an important place in the history of the Colonies and the American Revolution. Learn about the traditions of colonial cooking and the people who lived in this area of Brooklyn centuries ago. Free.   ONGOING Shape Up NYC: Zumba, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Saturday until Dec. 30, 10am – … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/25) Colonial Cooking, Indie Dance Party, Star Trek

Around NYC Today (11/24) Indie Pop Dance Party, King Hippo Comedy

THINGS TO DO Black Friday Meditation, Wave Hill – Bronx, 11am – 12pm Avoid Black Friday busyness by joining a community meditation focused on gratitude and clearing your mind. Led by Neem Dewji of Yoga for Bliss. Garden admission: $8 for audlts, $4 for students and seniors. Black Friday Hike, Start at Doris Freedman Plaza in Central Park, 11am – 2pm The hike will start at the southern … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/24) Indie Pop Dance Party, King Hippo Comedy

Around NYC Today (11/22) Thanksgiving Market, Yayoi Kusama, Winter Village

THINGS TO DO Grand Central Thanksgiving Market, Grand Central Terminal – Midtown, 8am – 7pm Visit the Thanksgiving Market popping up on the Taxi Stand (at Vanderbilt Ave. and E. 43rd St.) for one day only on November 22nd. Grand Central dessert shops Bien Cuit, Financier Patisserie, Jacques Torres Chocolate, Magnolia Bakery and Zaro’s Family Bakery will sell their delicious desserts in time for Thanksgiving. Live … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/22) Thanksgiving Market, Yayoi Kusama, Winter Village