Around NYC Today (3/10) Bowery Comedy, Shaolin, Mind Spiders, Bomb Shelter

THINGS TO DO

Opening Reception for Shaolin: Into the 36 Chambers, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art – Staten Island, 2pm – 4pm

Shaolin: Into the 36 Chambers is a group exhibition curated by local artist Jahtiek Long.  Located in the Commons Galleries of the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, this exhibit pays homage to, explores, and celebrates Staten Island’s culture and cultural identity. Playing on the name given to Staten Island by the Wu-Tang Clan, Shaolin highlights the work of more than 15 artists from all corners of the borough. This exhibit is on display until May 6. Free.

Arts, Culture and Fun: Make Your Mark with a Watercolor Class, Greenbelt Recreation Center – Staten Island, 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Ashton Agbomenou will teach an adult art class on how to use lines, shapes, and colors to render an image. Bring an image you would like to paint during the two-hour session. Supplies will be provided and beginners are welcome. Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Khalil with Pauli the PSM, DJ Toy CWD, Darling Chuck, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free w/ RSVP before midnight, $10 otherwise.

Josh Cheon, L.Sangre, Cienfuegos, Davide Gualandi, H0L0 – Queens, 10pm, $10.

Sepoy, God Tiny, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7pm, $10.

More Tounges Than Teeth, Ben Deixler, Blue Iris, Jakals, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Casper Skulls, Doe, Sixteen Jackies, The Zephyr Bones, Pianos – LES, 9pm, $10.

Kasper, DJ Dust, DJ Strife, Dave Shichman, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 11:59pm, $10.

Afternoon Men, Patrick Duffy Band, Cici Fields, Bowery Electric – LES, 7:30pm, $8 – $10.

PONY, Pom Pom Squad, Dig Nitty, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 10pm, $8 – $10.

Mind Spiders, Bodega, Gift Wrap (Brendon of B Boys), Union Pool – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Bowery Comedy w/ Casey James Salengo (Comedy Central), Carolyn Castiglia (MTV), Sarah Kennedy (The Today Show, NBC), Sydnee Washington (The Unofficial Expert podcast), Hosted by Chelsea Taylor and Carolyn Busa, The Bowery Electric – LES, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

The Killing Joke w/ Mike Lebovitz (Last Comic Standing), Katie Hannigan (Elite Daily), Dan Perlman (Just For Laughs Montreal), Kerry Coddett (MTV), Michael Foulk (Greeting from Queer Mountain), Pine Box Rock Shop – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

End of the Line Comedy w/ Patrick Holbert, Peter Revello, Henry Sir, Sam Grittner, Andrea Shapiro, Sam Mushman, QED – Queens, 9:30pm, $8 – $10.

Bomb Shelter Comedy w/ Chris Murphy (Comedy Central, Broadway Comedy Club), Max Fine (Laughing Skull Festival, SeeSo), Carrie Gravenson (CAKE Comedy, Upcoming Special), Luke Mones (Howard Stern, Funny or Die), Gabe Pacheco (Greenwich Village Comedy Club), 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

Union Square Walking Tour, Meet in front of Barnes & Noble, Every Saturday until June 30, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.

Be: Women of Color Exhibition by Walter Cruz, Poe Park Visitor Center – Bronx, Every Tuesday to Saturday until March 31, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Exhibition: Coming to America, Conference House Museum – Staten Island, Every Saturday until March 31, 1pm – 4pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (1/24) The Real News Panel, Watercolor Class, The Fancy Show

THINGS TO DO

Arts, Culture and Fun: Make Your Mark with a Watercolor Class, Greenbelt Recreation Center – Staten Island, 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Ashton Agbomenou will teach an adult art class on how to use lines, shapes, and colors to render an image. Bring an image you would like to paint during the two-hour session. Supplies will be provided and beginners are welcome. Free. RSVP at benny.adorno@parks.nyc.gov .

Uh Oh! Stories From People Who Pooped Their Pants, Pine Box Rock Shop – Brooklyn, 8pm – 11pm

Some of New York’s finest comedians will take the stage to tell us about a time they didn’t make it. Lineup includes Mary Mack (Conan, WTF with Marc Maron), Carmen Lagala (Bridgetown Comedy Festival), Drew Anderson (Stevie: A Comedy Show), Emily Winter (TV Land, What a Joke National Comedy Festival), Kenice Mobley (Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Expert Pooper). Featuring a song by Larry Mancini (The Tracys, BackFat Variety). Free. RSVP.

The Real News Panel Show, Caveat – LES, 9:30pm – 11:30pm

The Real News Panel Show pits three of New York’s funniest comedians against each other in a battle of wits. Join host David Tichauer as he quizzes the contestants on the weirdest news stories from around the world. Panelists include Chris Duffy (You’re The Expert), Jess Miller (The PIT) James Folta (New Yorker Magazine), Kristen Bartlett (SNL, writer). $10.

 

MUSIC

Sammi Lanzetta, Painted Zeros, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

Vacation Manor, The Worst Humans, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

DJ BEKKA BL00D, Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free.

Semaphore, Miserable Chillers, King Jane, Pinky, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Bushes B-Day Bash: a Comedy Show for Planned Parenthood w/ Janeane Garofalo, Mary Houlihan, Sasheer Zamata, Dan Soder, Alison Leiby, The Bell House – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $8 – $10.

Awkward Stage Comedy w/ Alex Gardes, Dylan Palladino, Sarah Kennedy, May Wilkerson, QED – Queens, 7:30pm, $8.

Left Breast Comedy w/ Chloe McGovern, Claire Parker, Maria Wojciechowski, Marie Faustin, Hosted by Sally Ann Hall and Kimberly Dinaro, The Lantern Comedy Club – Greenwich Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

The Fancy Show w/ Nore Davis (HBO), Shane Torres (Conan), Jeff Arcuri (Comedy Central), Julia Johns (MTV’s Gircl Code), Bob Palos (Laughtrack Comedy Festival), Hosted by Lane Pieschel, The Douglass – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Comedians You Should Know w/ Judah Friedlander (30 Rock), Jared Logan (Late Late Show), Emy Blotnick (Comedy Central), Kara Klenk (Timout NY), DJ Dangler (Laughs), David Drake (“Dave”), Hosted by Saurin Choksi, The Gutter – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $5.

 

ONGOING

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

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Identity, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island’s Prehistory, Conference House Park – Staten Island, Monday to Saturday until January 27, 2018, 10am – 4pm. Free.

 

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