Around NYC Today (11/17) Daft Disko, Four Color Zack

THINGS TO DO Ray Darten Pop Up Shop and Fashion Show, The Watson Hotel (The Grand Ballroom), 440 West 57th St – Midtown, 11am – 9pm Ray Darten by Yetunde Olukoya is heading to New York for the first time. Join this pop up shop and fashion show, and the opportunity to enjoy a large collection of our unique African made outfits. Free. RSVP. Morris … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/17) Daft Disko, Four Color Zack

Around NYC Today (11/14) Last Name Basis, House of Vogue

THINGS TO DO Last Name Basis, Live!, BRIC, 647 Fulton St – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9pm Catch a live taping of Last Name Basis. Hosted by husband and wife team Franchesca Ramsey and Patrick Kondas, Last Name Basis is a bi-weekly podcast that covers everything from what’s going on in the world to what’s happening in their lives as a married couple. Ramsey is an actress, activist, comedian and video blogger … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/14) Last Name Basis, House of Vogue

Around NYC Today (11/13) Taste of Asia, Phoebe Robinson, The Stoop Series

THINGS TO DO The Stoop Series, BRIC, 647 Fulton St – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9pm This screening and conversation will explore the many places short films call home, and how filmmakers (including writers, directors, and producers) find their voice. From ideation to distribution and the festival circuit, panelists will share their wisdom and experiences of navigating this complex territory. Featuring Kuye Youngblood, Naima Ramos-Chapman, John … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/13) Taste of Asia, Phoebe Robinson, The Stoop Series

Around NYC Today (11/12) Butterboy One Year Anniversary, La Permanence

THINGS TO DO Once Upon a Time, This Land Was Made For You and Me, The American Theatre of Actors, 314 West 54th Street, 4th Floor, Sargent Theater Stage – Theater District, 7pm – 8:50pm An evening of storytelling, poetry and music featuring Ina Chadwick, Duncan Christy, Vanessa David, James Jennings, Thomas Lawlor, Will Strong, Chris Tracy, Maryann Villanueva, and Katherine Wessling. $5 – $30. Fool … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/12) Butterboy One Year Anniversary, La Permanence

Around NYC Today (11/11) Bushwick Hard Cider Fest, Daddy Issues, Pumpkin Smash

THINGS TO DO Pumpkin Smash 2018, Jackson Street at Cherry Street in Corlears Hook Park – LES, 10am – 1pm Bring your pumpkins, jack-o-lanterns, and gourds to Pumpkin Smash where they’ll be smashed and turned into compost for city parks and green spaces. Free. Bushwick Hard Cider Festival and Market, Brooklyn Cider House, 1100 Flushing Ave – Brooklyn, 11am – 4pm Enjoy free hard cider tastings from 20+ cideries, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/11) Bushwick Hard Cider Fest, Daddy Issues, Pumpkin Smash

Around NYC Today (11/10) St. Martin’s Lantern Walk, Sad But True, Def.GRLS

THINGS TO DO St. Martin’s Lantern Walk, Prospect Park Bandshell, 62 West Drive – Brooklyn, 5pm – 6:15pm Every November, the German-speaking community of Brooklyn and beyond meets at dusk for a Lantern Walk through Prospect Park. Children and their families come from all over the New York metro area, equipped with handmade glowing lanterns. After singing the traditional songs, there will be a procession … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/10) St. Martin’s Lantern Walk, Sad But True, Def.GRLS

Around NYC Today (11/9) Smorgasburg X Vice Night Market, Teens Take the Met

THINGS TO DO Smorgasburg x VICE Night Market, Villain, 307 Kent Ave – Brooklyn, 6pm – midnight Smorgasburg will be serving up delicious food and drinks from carefully curated vendors, plus music and programming from VICE. Vendors include Bona Bona Ice Cream, El Perrito Street Dogs and Mao’s Bao. Featuring live astro birth chart readings from Broadly and music by Susan Z. Anthony (Nowadays) and Mira Fahrenheit (Resident DJ at House … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/9) Smorgasburg X Vice Night Market, Teens Take the Met

Around NYC Today (11/8) Roxane Gay, Dirty Thursday: 90s Night, Cecil Morgan

THINGS TO DO SoHo Memory Project Website Launch Party, Artists & Fleas SoHo, 568 Broadway, 6pm – 8pm Celebrate the launch of SoHo Memory Project’s newly reimagined and redesigned website! This digital initiative is an immersive, interactive, multi-media archive of resources on the cultural, social, political, and urban history of the area now called SoHo. With documentation spanning from colonial times through to the present, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/8) Roxane Gay, Dirty Thursday: 90s Night, Cecil Morgan

Around NYC Today (11/7) Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam, Gay Riot, Irrevery

THINGS TO DO Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam, Old Stone House in J.J. Byrne Playground, 336 3rd St – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9pm This is an acoustic instrumental meet-up that focuses on tunes in the Irish, English, New England Old Time, French Canadian, American Southern, and Scandinavian traditions. Tunes are those that are typically suitable for contra dancing or other traditional fiddle tunes. This group is intended to provide a musical … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/7) Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam, Gay Riot, Irrevery

Around NYC Today (11/6) Carnegie Hall Citywide, A Great Day in Hip Hop

THINGS TO DO A Great Day In Hip Hop: A Visual History 20 Years Later, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard – Harlem, 7pm – 9pm On September 29, 1998 legendary photographer Gordon Parks gathered over 200 artists from hip-hop in front of a Harlem stoop. The photo would become an epic feat of hip-hop photography. The photo graced the … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/6) Carnegie Hall Citywide, A Great Day in Hip Hop

Around NYC Today (11/4) Nikki Glaser, Social Justice: The Musical, Butterboy

THINGS TO DO Social Justice: The Musical, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, The Bruno Walter Auditorium, 111 Amsterdam Ave – UWS, 6pm – 7:30pm Two documentaries—Black Fiddler (1969) and Gee, Officer Krupke (1975)—will frame a panel discussion on race, class, cultural appropriation and the use of Jerome Robbins’ work to navigate social issues. Free. RSVP. An Inconvenient Talk Show, Caveat, 21 A Clinton St … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/4) Nikki Glaser, Social Justice: The Musical, Butterboy

Around NYC Today (11/4) TCS New York City Marathon, Battle of Fort Washington

THINGS TO DO TCS New York City Marathon, Various locations, 8am – 3pm Cheer on the runners as they make their way through the five boroughs to the finish line in Central Park. View the course map here. Free. 242nd Commemoration of the Battle of Fort Washington, Cafe Lawn in Fort Tryon Park, 12pm – 3pm This year marks the 242nd anniversary of the Battle of Fort Washington, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/4) TCS New York City Marathon, Battle of Fort Washington

Around NYC Today (11/3) Pumpkin Smash, Halloween Festival, Big Bliss

THINGS TO DO Celebration of Gardens, Brooklyn Job Corps Academy Center, 585 Dekalb Avenue – Brooklyn, 9:30am – 3:30pm Join a day of workshops, festivities, music, and giveaways. A light breakfast, coffee, and lunch will be served. Free. Pumpkin Smash 2018, Tornsey Playground in Torsney Playground – Queens, 10am – 1pm Bring your pumpkins, jack-o-lanterns, and gourds to Pumpkin Smash where they’ll be smashed and turned into compost for … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/3) Pumpkin Smash, Halloween Festival, Big Bliss

Around NYC Today (11/2) Haiti’s Day of the Dead, ’80s vs ’90s Dance Party

THINGS TO DO Day of the Dead, Virginia Park – Bronx, 5pm – 6:30pm Celebrate the Mexican tradition of Day of the Dead! Create paper flowers and enjoy face painting, Mexican music, and more! Free. Haiti’s Day of the Dead: Fet Gede, Pioneer Works, 159 Pioneer St – Brooklyn, 7pm – midnight Pioneer Works dedicates a night to Haitian Vodou and Gede, the ancestral dead, with a … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/2) Haiti’s Day of the Dead, ’80s vs ’90s Dance Party

Around NYC Today (11/1) Colonial Role Playing Game, duendita, Amanda Comedy

THINGS TO DO Colonial Table Top Role Playing Game, Morris-Jumel Mansion in Roger Morris Park, 65 Jumel Terrace – Washington Heights, 7pm – 10pm Submerge yourself in the American Revolution in a fun and alternative way! Players will be given characters and backstories relevant to the colonial period but the possibilities of where the adventure will take you are endless! Advanced registration is required. $5.   MUSIC … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/1) Colonial Role Playing Game, duendita, Amanda Comedy