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

Around NYC Today (10/31) Halloween Parade, Hocus Pocus, Erica Eso, Fall Fest

THINGS TO DO Fall Fest, Sherman Creek Peninsula in Sherman Creek – Inwood, 2:30pm – 4:30pm Come out, if you dare, and join the Fall Fest at Sherman SHRIEK Park! Activities include pumpkin decorating, arts and crafts, face painting and free cider and candy. Free. Community Halloween Party, West 87th Street Park and Garden, 55-57 West 87th St – UWS, 4:30pm – 7pm There will be pumpkin … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/31) Halloween Parade, Hocus Pocus, Erica Eso, Fall Fest

Around NYC Today (10/30) Night of the Living Dead w/ Live Score, Tyrannosaurus

THINGS TO DO SPOoOoOKTACULAR, Red Hook Recreation Center in Red Hook Recreation Area, 155 Bay St – Brooklyn, 4pm – 7pm The Red Hook Recreation Center will host Halloween-themed games, face painting, dancing, and costume contests. Take a walk through our haunted house if you dare! Light refreshments will be served as well as candy bag giveaways. Free. Día de Muertos Festival, 131 East 10th St – East … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/30) Night of the Living Dead w/ Live Score, Tyrannosaurus

Around NYC Today (10/29) High Note Hungary Cultural Fest, Fool For Love

THINGS TO DO Día de Muertos Festival, 131 East 10th St – East Village, 12pm – 6pm Celebrate the Day of the Dead in New York City with art-marking, live music and more. Free. RSVP. High Note Hungary Cultural Festival, Pearl Street Triangle (Dumbo Improvement District) – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9pm The anchorage of the Manhattan Bridge turns into an opera stage to celebrate the … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/29) High Note Hungary Cultural Fest, Fool For Love

Around NYC Today (10/28) Halloween Costume Contest, Halloween Tinker Fest

THINGS TO DO Halloween Costume Contest and Mini Parade, Old Stone House in J.J. Byrne Playground, 336 3rd St – Brooklyn, 12pm – 3pm Roll out that great Halloween costume a few days early for a costume contest and mini-parade. $5. Halloween at the Garden, Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St – Queens, 12pm – 4pm Make a seasonal botanical craft, see a magic show, and meet … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/28) Halloween Costume Contest, Halloween Tinker Fest

Around NYC Today (10/27) Halloween Haunted Walk, Dia De Los Muertos

THINGS TO DO Halloween Haunted Walk and Fair, The Nethermead in Prospect Park – Brooklyn, 12pm – 5pm This event brings thousands of kids and families for free, ghastly fun to Prospect Park. Encounter zombies, werewolves, witches and other Halloween spirits on a haunted walk through the woodland Lookout Hill. All ages can enjoy a festive Halloween Fair on the Nethermead, featuring family-friendly activities, as well as sweet … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/27) Halloween Haunted Walk, Dia De Los Muertos

Around NYC Today (10/26) Maria Buenos Aires, The Haunting in Brooklyn, Pill

THINGS TO DO New York City Opera Presents: Maria Buenos Aires, (Le) Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker St – Greenwich Village, 6pm – 10pm Astor Piazzolla’s sultry and passionate nuevo tango fuels the surreal story of Maria, a prostitute born “one day when God was drunk.” An intimate production heightens the intensity of this allegorical drama of seduction, depravity, redemption and rebirth in Buenos Aires’ urban underbelly. The fourth … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/26) Maria Buenos Aires, The Haunting in Brooklyn, Pill

Around NYC Today (10/25) The Juan Maclean, Antigone, Shine Box Comedy

THINGS TO DO Antigone, The Lynch Theatre, 524 West 59th St, Between 10th and 11th Ave – UWS, 7pm – 10pm The Classical Theatre of Harlem delves into Sophocles’ famous tragedy. When the young woman Antigone arrives in Thebes to discover that her brothers have been killed in battle, she is enraged that her uncle Creon—the city’s ruler—is refusing proper burial rights to one of … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/25) The Juan Maclean, Antigone, Shine Box Comedy

Around NYC Today (10/24) Orhan Pamuk’s Snow, Refilmery Fall Festival, Coco

THINGS TO DO ‘Capturing Change: Freshkills Park’ Opening Reception, Architectural League, 594 Broadway, Suite 607 – Lower East Side, 6:30pm – 8pm The Architectural League and Urban Omnibus present Capturing Change: Freshkills Park, an exhibition of photographs documenting the evolution of the world’s largest landfill-to-park project. Featuring the work of Cameron Blaylock, Andrea Callard, Kathryn Carse, Jo Cavallo, Michael Falco, Charles Giraudet, Nadège Giraudet, Stephen Mallon, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/24) Orhan Pamuk’s Snow, Refilmery Fall Festival, Coco

Around NYC Today (10/23) Jazz and Social Justice, Jo Firestone, Reductress

THINGS TO DO Jazz and Social Justice, National Jazz Museum in Harlem, 58 West 129th Street, 7pm – 9pm Composer, pianist and vocalist Samora Abayomi Pinderhughes creates multidisciplinary works that examine social and political issues. In trio with bassist Ben Williams and drummer Mark Whitfield Jr., Pinderhughes will perform songs from projects including “The Transformation Suite” and his work-in-progress, “The Healing Project,” which focuses on the connections between trauma … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/23) Jazz and Social Justice, Jo Firestone, Reductress

Around NYC Today (10/22) Carnegie Hall Citywide, MoMA PS1 Fall Open House

THINGS TO DO Carnegie Hall Citywide, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard – Harlem, 7pm – 9pm Join us for a special evening with Grammy-Award winning pianist, composer and arranger Billy Childs. Childs is a highly sought-after composer, whose music has been performed by a wide range of artists in the worlds of jazz, classical, and pop, including Yo-Yo Ma, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/22) Carnegie Hall Citywide, MoMA PS1 Fall Open House

Around NYC Today (10/21) Artisanal Sweet Treats Bazaar, Wyatt Cenac

THINGS TO DO Artisanal Sweet Treats Bazaar, Grand Bazaar NYC, 100 West 77th St – UWS, Oct. 21 (Sun.), 10am – 5:30pm Discover the City’s best artisanal sweet-makers! You will find everything from handmade macaroons, experimental donuts and ice cream sandwiches, creatively flavored peanut-butter cups, spiced pumpkin pies, Transylvanian twisted cakes, freshly baked cupcakes and scones, and the most mouthwatering truffles and chocolates you’ve ever had. Free. Pelliza Weaving … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/21) Artisanal Sweet Treats Bazaar, Wyatt Cenac

Around NYC Today (10/20) Big Bliss, King Manor Fall Festival, Pickleball Festival

THINGS TO DO International Pickleball Festival, Robert Moses Playground – Midtown East, 8am – 5pm Join other Pickleball enthusiasts for a day of doubles competitions, open play, clinics, guest speakers, prizes, and much more. Free. Fall Fit Festival, Highbridge Recreation Center in Highbridge Park, 2301 Amsterdam Ave – Washington Heights, 11am – 2pm Join a fun day of fitness classes, sports, and games. Activities include family Zumba, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/20) Big Bliss, King Manor Fall Festival, Pickleball Festival

Around NYC Today (10/19) Last Day of Bowie’s Berlin Trilogy, Free Food Friday

THINGS TO DO Free Food Friday: A Scavenger Hunt for Free Food, Various locations, 12pm – 7pm The Food Moves app makes it easy to discover food trucks, pop-up markets and farmers markets. Food Moves will place secret Icons on the map and if you head to that vendor, show the app, and favorite the vendor- you get free food. Free. Cherry Pie: An RnB … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/19) Last Day of Bowie’s Berlin Trilogy, Free Food Friday