Around NYC Today (1/30) Madison McFerrin, Funk You

THINGS TO DO Art Inspired By… Jose Salazar Vazquez, Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th St – UWS, 6pm – 8pm Create your own masterpiece inspired by work from famous artists using various art techniques. The series will include an overview of the artist or technique, followed by a hands-on workshop. Free. RSVP. Seaport Fit with Physique 57, Pier 17, 89 South St – … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/30) Madison McFerrin, Funk You

Around NYC Today (1/25) Creek Cave Live, The Freedom Party

THINGS TO DO The Freedom Party, (Le) Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker St – West Village, 5pm – 10pm The Freedom Party features hip-hop, R&B, pop, rock, reggae and house hits from the ‘80s to the ‘2000s. Featuring music from Herbert Holler. $10 – $20. Art Inspired By… Oswaldo Guayasamin, Pelham Fritz Recreation Center in Marcus Garvey Park – Harlem, 6pm – 8pm Create your own masterpiece inspired … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/25) Creek Cave Live, The Freedom Party

Around NYC Today (1/24) Chris Gethard, Juan MacLean

Thurs 24 Dougie Poole’s Special Delivery, Pete’s Candy Store, 709 Lorimer St – Brooklyn, 6:30pm – 8:30pm Join a taping of Dougie Poole’s monthly talk show Special Delivery, featuring comedian Brett Davis and musician Lily Konigsberg. Free. Drunk Science presents: Volcanoes, littlefield, 635 Sackett St – Brooklyn, 8pm – 11pm Drunk Science is a live show hosted by comedians Joanna Rothkopf (deputy editor, Esquire), Shannon Odell … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/24) Chris Gethard, Juan MacLean

Around NYC Today (1/23) William Tyler, Side Ponytail Comedy

THINGS TO DO Girls’ Night In NYC Book Club: The Immortalists, Buzzfeed, 111 East 18th St, 13th Floor – Gramercy Park, 7pm – 8:30pm Girls’ Night In is kicking off the new year with “The Immortalists” by Chloe Benjamin. Gather with other women in NYC for a great book discussion and small bites. In addition to lively discussion, the event will also feature a book … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/23) William Tyler, Side Ponytail Comedy

Around NYC Today (1/22) The New Tarot, Wild Things Comedy

THINGS TO DO Watercolor Workshop Series, Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54 St – Sutton Place, 6pm – 8pm Join this series of three art workshops where you will learn the foundations of the use of watercolor paint. All supplies will be provided. No experience necessary. Free. Dirty Little Secrets Improv Show, Niagara, 112 Avenue A – East Village, 7:30pm Have an urge to get something off your chest but … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/22) The New Tarot, Wild Things Comedy

Around NYC Today (1/18) Black Comic Book Fest, SMORGXVICE

THINGS TO DO The Schomburg Center’s 7th Annual Black Comic Book Festival, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard – Harlem, 12pm – 8pm Each year, the Schomburg’s Black Comic Book Festival brings creators, illustrators, writers, and independent publishers together with thousands of collectors, blerds and nerds. The event includes interactive panel discussions, a vendor marketplace featuring exclusive titles by Black … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/18) Black Comic Book Fest, SMORGXVICE

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