Around NYC Today (2/19) Pink Mexico, Correspondence, Butterboy, Side Ponytail

THINGS TO DO

Correspondence x Black Precedence (President’s Day Take Over), Okay Space Gallery – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9pm

Artist Sophia Dawson invites storyteller Cyrus Aaron to interweave spoken word poetry with her exhibit discussion. While the nation celebrates its lineage of presidents, Dawson and Aaron will explore the narratives of over 20 US political prisoners who have been jailed for their activism in the Black Liberation Movements. Free.

The Office Trivia, Stone Creek Bar and Lounge – Kips Bay, 8pm – 9:30pm

Take a break from being The World’s Best Boss, your classes at art school, or beet farming to prove you know the most about the Dunder Mifflin family. Prizes will be awarded in lieu of Dundees, and you don’t want to be left empty handed… that’s what she said! Free.

 

MUSIC

Sam Himself, Hnry Flwr, Looms, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Tabemono, Live Jasmine, Sedona, Sarian, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7pm, $10.

PINK MEXICO, Prettiest Eyes, Cup, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $8 – $10.

Will Table, Brittle Brian, Sundog, Lily Konigsberg, Clackie & Jack Straw, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.

 

COMEDY

Butterboy w/ Chris Gethard, Marina Franklin, Jennie Sutton, Petey DeAbreu, Hosted by Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla and Maeve Higgins, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Side Ponytail Comedy w/ Hari Kondabolu (The Problem with Apu, Conan, Totally Biased w/ W. Kamua Bell), Dekunle (Cry Baby Comedy), Peggy O’Leary (Just for Laughs), Dave Robinson (The Know Show), Ranaan Hershberg (Laughs on FOX), Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Myq Kaplan and Friends w/ Baratunde Thurston, Eudora Peterson, Jaqi Furback, Nat Towsen, QED – Queens, 8:30pm, $6.

Rob Cantrell, Ben Wasserman, Rebecca O’Neal, Adrienne Iapulucci, Defne Gencler, Alexis Guerreros, Sameer Naseem, Courtney Maginnis, Ian Fidance, The Twenty – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Amy Buckwald, Carrie Graverson, Davidson Boswell, Derek Humphrey, Julia Shiplett, Sam Evans, Tanael Joachim, 2A (Upstairs) – East Village, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Tickling the Ivories w/ Seaton Smith (Seth Meyers, Conan), Samantha Ruddy (Brooklyn Magazine’s 50 Funniest), Justin Smith (MTV), Molly Kornfeld (Boston Comedy Festival), Pedro Salinas – (Fox’s Laughs), Hosted by Nathaly Aucar and Thiago Macklin, Pianos – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Identity, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until Feb. 23, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (2/18) Whose Streets?, Bunny Michael, Curtain Act Variety Show

THINGS TO DO

Whose Streets?: Police Brutality and Art as Politics, Lerner Hall – Morningside Heights, 5pm – 7:30pm

Join this special screening of Whose Streets? in celebraton of Black History Month. The event will include performances by Taylor Steele, writer, performer & spoken word poet; Spiritchild, singer & program director of Urban Art Beat’s beyond beats & bars program at Rikers Island; Illspokinn, writer & musician and Notes and Keys, Columbia University a cappella group. Free.

 

MUSIC

Prettiest Eyes, Surfbort, Lola Pistola, Aphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Sur Back, Fielded, Qualiatik, Nightspace, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Automatic, Cupid Spit, Straw Pipes, Berlin – East Village, 8pm, $8 – $10.

I/O, Tree River, Faster Than Light, Mercury Lounge – LES, 8pm, $10.

Bunny Michael, Rough Trade – Brooklyn, 2pm, Free.

Laynestock 2018 w/ NO ICE, Clones, Fovea, Lanye Montgomery Paper Company, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

The Curtain Act Variety Show w/ Corinne Fisher (Guys We Fucked), Anthony Moore (Comedy Central), Dina Hashem (Conan), Mike Recine (Conan, Comedy Central), Kendall Farrell (Vermont’s Funniest winner), Alingon Mitra (Conan, The Late Show), VON – NoHo, 7pm, $5.

Matt Koff (The Daily Show) Neko White (New York Comedy Festival), Martin Urbano (Jimmy Kimmel Live), Emily Winter (San Francisco Sketchfest), Sing Sing Karaoke – East Village, 7pm, $5.

Lion’s Den Comedy w/ EMAN MORGAN (Netflix, Showtime Standup Special), MATT PAVICH (MTV, Elite Daily, ‘Handsome Dancer’), TEDDY SMITH (Live at Gotham, Apollo Theatre), ALEX PAVONE (Just for Laughs, SiriusXM), WENDI STARLING (Fuse TV, Playboy Radio), Gin Fizz – Harlem, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

13th, Lewis H. Latimer House – Queens, 2:30pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (2/17) Love Your Body, NY Night Train, Bomb Shelter Comedy

New York Night Train Soul Clap and Dance Off, Elsewhere – Brooklyn, 11pm

New York Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off returns to monthly third Saturdays at Elsewhere featuring two rooms of live music and dancing. This month’s edition features music from La Luz, Mystery Lights, Bodega and Jane Church, and a $100 Dance-Off with Cowboy Randy Jones at midnight. $10.

Bartow’s Literary Elevenses Book Club, Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum – Bronx, 10am – 11:30am

Join Museum Guides Laura DeRiggi and Caitlyn Sellar as they lead a historical-fiction book club where literature and tea blend for a savory adventure. Contact Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum for the current book being explored. Tea and light refreshments will be served. Free.

Love Your Body Fitness Marathon, Pelham Fritz Recreation Center – Harlem, 10am – 7pm

Join an afternoon of fitness, fun and cardio. There will be 10 instructors and classes over 5 hours. Free.

A Literary Afternoon with Malcolm Boyd and Sherese Francis, Lewis H. Latimer House – Queens, 2:30pm – 5pm

Join an afternoon of fiction and poetry readings with authors Malcolm Boyd and Sherese Francis, accompanied by live music at the home of African-American inventor and poet Lewis H. Latimer (1848-1928). There will be a live performance by saxophonist Leonardo Love. Free.

 

MUSIC

Lost Boy?, The Love Ways, Nihiloceros, La Peche, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

The Living Strange, Spud Cannon, The Modern Dance, Sedona, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $10.

Tigris GRL PWR w/ Abby T, Grace London, Katie Cunningham, Nerika, Moollz, Dana McCoy, Brooklyn Bazaar, 7:30pm, $10.

Littlefoot, Colatura, Virginia and the Woolves, The Grasping Straws, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7pm, $10.

Jacques Renault & Max Mcferren, Rose Gold – Brooklyn, 10pm, $10.

Foreign Exchange with DJ mOma, Rich Knight, Maine, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 11pm, $10.

Alpaca Wolves (Reunion Show), Hartley’s Encore, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8 – $10.

Child Abuse, USA Nails, Prayer Group, Dead Tenants, Dog, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $10.

Metalleg, Velveteen Rabbit , Fascinations Grand Chorus, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

L O T I O N, Witchtrial, Pobreza Mental, Twisted Thing, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 9pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Oh, Such A Good Show, Oh! w/ Phoebe Robinson, Literati (Michael Wolf & Colin O’Brien), Tony Zaret, Josh Nasser, Rebecca O’Neal, Bowen Yang, Larry Owens, Hosted by Ethan Beach, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 10pm, $8 – $10.

Baby & Me Comedy w/ Katie Boyle, Mike Joyce, Ariel Elias, QED – Queens, 3pm, $8 – $10.

Dina Hashem (Conan), Derek Humphrey (Derek Mansplains It All), Ashley Brooke Roberts (NatGeo Explorer), Lauren Hope Krass (Cinder Block Comedy Festival), Hosted by Calvin Cato (Time Out New York), QED – Queens, 9:30pm, $10.

Bomb Shelter Comedy w/ Kevin O’Shea (Comedy Central, SF Sketchfest), Mike Albanese (Netflix, BET), Courtney Maginnis (Let’s See What Else Comedy Show), Chris Murphy (Comedy Central, Broadway Comedy Club), Alex Carabano (Caroline’s on Broadway), Jeff Cerulli (NBC, VH1, MTV), Erik Bransteen (FOX, TimeOut NY), Matt Azark (Cart Talk with Matt & Chris podcast), The Gaf West – Midtown, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Manhattan Open House (over 400 free fitness classes), Various locations, Every day until Feb. 17, 8am – 9pm, Free.

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Saturday until Dec. 29, 2018, 8:30am – 9:30am, Free.

Black History Month: A Celebration of the Blues Exhibition, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Tuesday to Saturday until Feb. 24, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

High Line Winter Tour, Gansevoort Plaza at the High Line, Every Saturday until Feb. 24, 2018, 12pm – 12:45pm, Free.

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour, Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street – Midtown, 2pm – 3pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (2/16) Movies R Dumb, Tinder Tales Live, Small Works, Shame!

THINGS TO DO

Tinder Tales Live, QED – Queens, 7:30pm – 9pm

Online dating, like all dating, is a wild and crazy world. David Piccolomini (host of the tinder tales podcast) has been exploring this world more than most. He and his hilarious friends will provide tinder horror stories, great advice, and a bunch of fun games. $7.

Movies R Dumb, QED – Queens, 11pm – 1am

Comedians riff on the worst movies of all time. This month’s movie is Air Force One, in honor of President’s Day. With live commentary from Frank Conniff (MST3K), Aparna Nancherla (Comedy Central’s ”Corporate”), Jess Salomon (Sirius XM), FreddyG (NPR). $10.

Small works, Sidney Mishkin Gallery – Gramercy Park, 7pm

Small works Baruch 2018 is a juried show of 100 New York artists, including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and relief sculpture. The selection of art was made by Richard Timperio, director of the Sideshow Gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn and Elizabeth Avedon, an independent curator and contributor to L’Oeil de la Photographie. Free.

 

MUSIC

The Mixture, ElectraJets, Berlin – East Village, 8pm, $10.

Superchunk, Rough Trade – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.

God Tiny, Darkwing, The Bad Larrys, Secret Loft – Greenwich Village, 8pm, $5 – $10.

Reverse Baptism, Machismo, Breaking The Will, Plague Mother, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $10.

Holy Golden, Gingerlys, Long Neck, Jared Artaud of The Vacant Lots (DJ Set), The Park Church Co-op – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Teen Body, Psychic Selves, Low Mein, Quire at the Willow, The Willow – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

Nick Water, Johnny Petrop, Alexander Noir, Convo, Lyrivelli, The Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5.

 

COMEDY

Shame! w/ Samantha Ruddy, Andrew Casertano, Misha Han, Nick Nicosia, Hosted by Brendan Busee & Ron Raganella, QED – Queens, 9:30pm, $6.

Monotony: A Smart Comedy Show About Stupid Stuff w/ Marcia Belsky (Reductress), Kerry Coddett (MTV), James Hamilton (Funny or Die), Dan Perlman (StarTalk Radio), Doug Smith (Conan), Chelsea Taylor (Himalayan Salt Lamp Podcast), Hosted by Raj Sivaraman, Caveat – LES, 8:30pm, $8.

Cross the Bridge Comedy w/ Casey James Salengo (Kimmel), Julio Diaz (IFTY Comedy), Marisa Riley (Comedy Ugly), Sam Grittner, Gianmarco Soresi (Carolines on Broadway), Phil Valentine, Artichoke Basille’s Pizza – Brooklyn, 8:45pm, Free, RSVP.

Isabel Hagen (Lantern), Dan Perlman (Carolines), Edward Farrell (New York Comedy Festival), Rachel Joan (New York Comedy Festival), Hosted by Katharyn Henson (The Pear), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Manhattan Open House (over 400 free fitness classes), Various locations, Every day until Feb. 17, 8am – 9pm, Free.

Black History Month: A Celebration of the Blues Exhibition, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Tuesday to Saturday until Feb. 24, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Identity, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until Feb. 23, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields, Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant’s Gate in Central Park, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.

‘Icons in Their Own Right’ – Solo Show of Makeba Rainey, Old Stone House in J.J. Byrne Playground – Brooklyn, Every Friday until April 6, 3pm – 6pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (2/14) Museum for an Ec(h)osexual, Queer Valentine’s Day

THINGS TO DO

Wetdry: Mausoleum for an Ec(h)oSexual, Wild Embeddings – Brooklyn, 8pm – 12am

This large scale, total body immersive/interactive sound Installation by interdisciplinary artist Oya Damla is described as “phenomenology of perception and death meets eco/sonic eroticism. Join the opening reception, which will be followed by a sensory play party. Free.

 

MUSIC

The Wants, Cousines Like Shit, Straw Pipes, Sooner, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5 – $10.

Ghostcat Valentine’s Ball, Meviu§, Schlomi Bagdadi, Hex.Sys, Ghost Cop, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7:30pm, $10.

Queer Valentine’s Day @ Trans-Pecos w/ Salt People, Via Intercom, Beware of Womxn, Broken Spear, Pussyvision, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

The Fancy Show w/ Ryan Beck (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart), Erik Monical (Bridgetown Comedy Festival), Joyelle Johnson (Comedy Cellar), Ramy Youssef (Colbert), Hosted by Emily Winter (TV Land), The Douglass – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Comedians You Should Know w/ Anthony Devito (Colbert), Tim Dillon (Chris Gethard Show), Sonya Denis (Comedy Central), Grant Lyon (Just Fort Laughs), Alex English (Rundown with Robin Thede), Saurin Choksi (Brown Privilege), Hosted by David Drake, The Gutter – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $5.

Edward Farrell (NY Comedy Festival), Jordan Kleine (Eastville), Jordan Raybould (Raybould Brothers), Hosted by Katie Boyle (Transplants), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Ziwe Fumudoh (The Rundown with Robin Thede, The Onion), Anna Suzuki (She’s Gotta Have It, Crashing), Lynn Bixenspan (MTV, Comedy Central), Jen Keefe (Orange is the New Black, NPR), Threes @ Franklin + Kent – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

 

ONGOING

Manhattan Open House (over 400 free fitness classes), Various locations, Every day until Feb. 17, 8am – 9pm, Free.

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Identity, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until Feb. 23, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Black History Month: A Celebration of the Blues Exhibition, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Tuesday to Saturday until Feb. 24, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Shape Up Yoga Meditation, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Wednesday until Dec. 26, 2018, 9:30am – 10:30am, Free.

Learn to Draw, H.H. Biddle House in Conference House Park – Staten Island, Every Wednesday until Feb. 14, 2018, 10am – 1pm, Free.

 

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