Around NYC Today (12/28) Roller Wave, Comedians’ Power Hour

THINGS TO DO The Roller Wave: Roller Disco, House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave – Brooklyn, 6pm – 10pm Studio50 H brings its Roller Wave skate party to House of Yes for an evening of roll bouncing, boozing, and boogying. Get your workout and your happy hour on at the same time. $10 – $20. Comedians’ Power Hour, Huron Club at SoHo Playhouse, 15 Vandam … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/28) Roller Wave, Comedians’ Power Hour

Around NYC Today (12/27) Talib Kweli, Ugly Sweater Party

THINGS TO DO Ho-Ho Bingo, (Le) Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street – Greenwich Village, 6:30pm – 11pm Join drag trio Linda Simpson, Svetlana Stoli and Sizzle Dizzle as players vie for a treasure trove of prizes, from discount-store delights to a cash jackpot. Also featuring music from DJ Formika. Free. RSVP. A Bachata Party in Brooklyn, Lot 45 Bushwick, 411 Troutman St – Brooklyn, 9pm – … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/27) Talib Kweli, Ugly Sweater Party

Around NYC Today (12/23) Stories of Jackson Heights

THINGS TO DO Stories of Jackson Heights, Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Avenue South – Queens, 4:30pm – 6pm This play will tell the story of an undocumented Bangladeshi immigrant family living in Jackson Heights, Queens. $10 – $50. Grand Holiday Bazaar, Grand Bazaar NYC, 100 West 77th St – UWS, 10am – 5:30pm Shop for unique gifts that you can’t find elsewhere! This market features 150+ hand-picked … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/23) Stories of Jackson Heights

Around NYC Today (12/20) Tribe Alliance, JD Samson

THINGS TO DO “I Hear a Symphony:” Supremes and Dreamgirls Holiday Tribute Extravaganza, Queens Library (Central) – Auditorium, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard – Queens, 6pm – 7:30pm Get in the holiday spirit with Culture Connection’s Supremes and Dreamgirls inspired musical tribute with Emilie Surtees. Surtees is an independent recording artist who performs tribute shows at some of New York’s premiere venues. Free. RSVP. Fit by HIIT Holiday … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/20) Tribe Alliance, JD Samson

Around NYC Today (12/19) Jen Kirkman, Tove Styrke, A Far Cry

THINGS TO DO Holiday Karoke Happy Hour, Hotel RL by Red Lion, 1080 Broadway – Brooklyn, 6pm – 10pm Unwind and enjoy a night of singing your favorite tunes. Free. RSVP. Literaryswag Book Club, The Brooklyn Circus, 150 Nevins St – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9:30pm Literaryswag Book Club is ending 2018 on a funny note with a discussion about Samantha Irby’s essay collection, We Are Never … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/19) Jen Kirkman, Tove Styrke, A Far Cry

Around NYC Today (12/16) Victorian Party, Roy Wood, Jr.

THINGS TO DO Victorian Holiday Party, Morris-Jumel Mansion in Roger Morris Park, 65 Jumel Terrace – Washington Heights, 5pm – 8pm What better way to celebrate the holidays than in a beautiful Victorian home? Enjoy hot spiced wine, apple cider, and cookies while singing along to some traditional Christmas carols! Victorian regalia welcome. $10, $5 for members and students. Bodies Change Minds, Clark Studio Theater, Samuel B. … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/16) Victorian Party, Roy Wood, Jr.

Around NYC Today (12/15) NY Night Train, Ugly Sweater Party

THINGS TO DO New York Night Train’s Soul Clap and Dance Off, Elsewhere, 599 Johnson Ave – Brooklyn, 7pm Featuring music from Black Lips, Gnarcissists and The Advertisers. Midnight dance contest with Steve Myers and DJ Aux Brown. $10 – $20. Ugly Sweater Party, 307 Kent Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm – 2am Party all night long in our ugliest of threads! Proceeds from this event go … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/15) NY Night Train, Ugly Sweater Party

Around NYC Today (12/14) Signal to Noise, Get Down Comedy

THINGS TO DO Signal to Noise, Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35 Ave – Queens, 9pm – 12am The Museum of the Moving Image will be open after hours for musical performances, interactive digital artist installations, and participatory experiences throughout the building. Featured artists for the evening are Peter Burr, Martha Colburn, and Laura Ortman. Explore current exhibitions, including A Whole Different Ball Game- which features 40+ playable … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/14) Signal to Noise, Get Down Comedy

Around NYC Today (12/13) AdHoc Holiday Party, Dirty Thursday

THINGS TO DO Astronomy: The Geminids Meteor Shower, Van Cortlandt Nature Center in Van Cortlandt Park, Enter at West 246th St and Broadway – Bronx, 5pm – 6:30pm See one of the best meteor showers in the sky, The Geminids Meteor Shower. The shower produces up to 120 multi-colored meteors per hour at its peak! All equipment provided. Free. AdHoc Holiday Party, Baby’s All Right, 146 Broadway – Brooklyn, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/13) AdHoc Holiday Party, Dirty Thursday

Around NYC Today (12/12) Speed Dating for the Mind, Intimate Eye

THINGS TO DO Speed Dating for the Mind, 14th Street Garage, 459 West 14th St – Chelsea, 6:30pm – 8:30pm The Berggruen Institute is presenting its first public event in New York, “Speed Dating for the Mind,” a salon to celebrate ideas and thinkers shaping our world. The public salon offers a glimpse into the possibilities that science and philosophy can unfold in the future, focusing … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/12) Speed Dating for the Mind, Intimate Eye

Around NYC Today (12/11) Jake Miller, Ambush Comedy

THINGS TO DO Modatrova in NYC, 172 Crosby Street, Unit 5B, 11am – 8pm Fashion tech start-up Modatrova will hold an exclusive one-day shopping event. Shop 25+ of the best under-the-radar fashion brands with complimentary personal styling at a private residence on Crosby Street. Free. RSVP. The Financial Gym Holiday Bazaar, The Financial Gym Craft, 134 West 25th Street, 2nd Floor – Chelsea, 6:30pm – 8:30pm Buy … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/11) Jake Miller, Ambush Comedy

Around NYC Today (12/10) Perkons VR Documentary, Savage Comedy

THINGS TO DO Perkons: A VR Rockumentary, 1065 6th Avenue, Floor 16 – Midtown, 6pm – 9pm Fallon, in partnership with Rolling Stone and 4As, presents the U.S. debut of “Perkons: A VR Rockumentary,” the untold true story of Perkons, the Soviet-Latvian rock band that used a unique blend of hard rock and subversive lyrics to change the course of history – shattering Soviet society’s … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/10) Perkons VR Documentary, Savage Comedy

Around NYC Today (12/9) Second Sundays, Chanukah on the Park

THINGS TO DO Second Sundays, Pioneer Works, 159 Pioneer St – Brooklyn, 4pm – 9pm Second Sundays features open studios with current artists in residence, live music, exhibitions and participatory programs exploring art, science, technology and education. Featuring music from Tigue. Food and drinks by Kombit Restaurant and PW Bar. Free. RSVP. Boro Park Stop ‘N’ Swap, Boro Park YM-YWHA, 4910 14th Ave – Brooklyn, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/9) Second Sundays, Chanukah on the Park

Around NYC Today (12/8) San Junipero, Holiday on the Hudson

THINGS TO DO Bayside Stop ‘N’ Swap, Korean Community Services, 203-05 32nd Ave – Queens, 1pm – 4pm Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, and toys that you no longer need, and take home something new-to-you, free! You don’t have to bring something to take something. Free. Gracie Mansion Holiday Open House 2018, Gracie Mansion in Carl Schurz Park, 88th Street and … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/8) San Junipero, Holiday on the Hudson

Around NYC Today (12/7) M.A.K.U. Soundsystem, Loteria y Café

THINGS TO DO Loteria y Café, Highbridge Recreation Center in Highbridge Park, 2301 Amsterdam Ave – Washington Heights, 10am – 2pm Enjoy a day of loteria (BINGO) and coffee with the chance to win fun prizes. Free. RSVP by calling (212) 927-2012. Winter Tavern Night, Dyckman Farmhouse Museum in Dyckman House Museum, 4881 Broadway at 204th St – Inwood, 6:30pm – 8pm Join an evening of merrymaking at the … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/7) M.A.K.U. Soundsystem, Loteria y Café