Around NYC Today (1/16) MØ, House of Vouge, TEEN

THINGS TO DO Exhibition Opening: Power to the People, Arsenal in Central Park, 830 Fifth Avenue – UES, 6pm – 8pm NYC Parks Ebony Society’s exhibition Power to the People shares artists’ interpretations of public demonstration, drawing on both the city’s rich history of protest and current social conflicts. Artists included are Kathleen Celestin-Parks, Mira Gandy, Suprina, Burroughs Lamar, Myrna Marrero, Kirk Maynard, Marilyn Nance, Malcolm Pinckney, Victor Polanco, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/16) MØ, House of Vouge, TEEN

Around NYC Today (1/15) Tyrannosaurus 10th Anniversary

THINGS TO DO Yoga with CorePower Yoga, Overlook at Bank of America Winter Village Ice-Rink in Bryant Park – Midtown, 8am – 9am Every Tuesday mornings CorePower Yoga will lead its signature 60-minute C2 vinyasa yoga class overlooking The Bank of America Winter Village of Bryant Park. Free. Landscape Winter Season Opening, Elsewhere, 599 Johnson Ave – Brooklyn, 6pm Elsewhere presents Landscape’s Winter Opening showcase. The event … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/15) Tyrannosaurus 10th Anniversary

Around NYC Today (1/12) Escape East, NYC v Dirty South Party

THINGS TO DO New Year, New You Fitness Fest, Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th St – UWS, 9am – 3pm Bring in the new year with exercise classes such as boot camp, Pilates, Zumba, and cross-training. All classes are tailored to get your heart rate up and your body moving. Free. Mulchfest, Prospect Park – Brooklyn, 10am – 2pm Bring your holiday tree to Prospect … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/12) Escape East, NYC v Dirty South Party

Around NYC Today (1/9) Art Event, Amateur Burlesque Night

THINGS TO DO The Art Event, City Opera Thrift Shop, 222 East 23rd St – Gramercy, 5pm – 8pm The Art Event features coveted and conversational original art pieces and rare posters. For the full Art Event experience, peruse the library, which has everything from the rare Chagall book with original lithographs to a collection of Rimbaud poems with illustrations. Free. RSVP. Amateur Burlesque Night, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/9) Art Event, Amateur Burlesque Night

Around NYC Today (1/8) Punderdome, Ambush Comedy

THINGS TO DO Calligraphy Class, 26 Mott St – Chinatown, 7pm – 9pm W.O.W. Project’s artist in residence Vincent Chong is offering workshops in Chinese calligraphy throughout the fall. On one hand the workshops will function as introductory courses, introducing participants to the traditional tools and strategies used to study Chinese calligraphy. And on the other, they will function as spaces of discussion to chat … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/8) Punderdome, Ambush Comedy

Around NYC Today (1/3) On This Day, 60 Hz Cyclers, Free Weed

THINGS TO DO On this day, Caveat, 21 A Clinton St – LES, 6:30pm – 8:30pm “On This Day…” is a show full of nostalgia, based on Facebook memories and the Timehop app. Deep dive about everything that happened on the day of the show and learn about the historical and pop culture events that occurred on that day- the first TV show that first … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/3) On This Day, 60 Hz Cyclers, Free Weed

Around NYC Today (12/30) Museum of Interest Things Circus

THINGS TO DO Improvised Movie Parodies, Broadway Comedy Club, 318 West 53rd St – Midtown, 6pm Ever dream of making a movie? Now you can by teaming up with The Exuberant Theatre Company for The Movies–Improvised!. No need for a huge cast and crew or shiny special effects; all this classic-in-the-making needs are your hilarious suggestions. The troupe of improv experts will then take your off-the-wall … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/30) Museum of Interest Things Circus

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 (12/21) Smorgasburg X Vice Closing Night

THINGS TO DO The Gaits: A High Line Soundwalk, Below the High Line at Gansevoort St – Meatpacking District, 5:30pm – 7pm Celebrate the winter solstice with an immersive soundwalk along the High Line. Participants become performers as footsteps are turned into sounds, creating a collective, whimsical music piece including twinkling metallic sounds, electric guitar chords, dulcimer notes, and water splashes. The original score was … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/21) Smorgasburg X Vice Closing Night

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 (12/12) 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