Around NYC Today (12/4) Comics Read Weird Childhood Journals, TJ Miller

THINGS TO DO

Name That Tune, J. Hood Wright Recreation Center – Washington Heights, 7:30pm – 8:30pm

Celebrate the holidays with an evening of holiday music trivia. Free.

Comics Read Their Weird Childhood Journals, QED – Queens, 8:30pm – 10pm

Maggie Lalley hosts a dramatic reading of comedians’ childhood journals. With Rory Scholl, Brad Benson, Remy Kassimir, Matthew W J Mitchell, Matt Vita, Sam Morrison, Veronica Lowry, Susan Widdicombe, Paul Marquez, Mariana Garces, Irene Fagan Merrow and Anna Paratore. $8.

 

ONGOING

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

Grand Central Holiday Fair, Grand Central Terminal – Midtown, Until Dec. 24, 10am to 8pm.

‘Volez Voguez, Voyagez’ Louis Vuitton Exhibition, 86 Trinity Place – Lower Manhattan, (Mon to Sat – 10 am to 8pm; Sun – 11am to 7pm), Free. RSVP.

Winter Village, Bryant Park – Midtown, Until January 2, Weekdays – 11am to 8pm, Weekends – 10am – 8pm, Free.

Union Square Holiday Market, Southern side of Union Square Park, Until December 24 (Weekdays – 11am to 8pm; Sat. – 10am to 8pm; Sun. 11am to 7pm), Free.

Amsterdam Whitney’s November 2017 Exhibition, Amsterdam Whitney Gallery – Chelsea, Until Dec. 8, 11am – 5pm, Free, RSVP.

Arts and Crafts Fair, Alice Austen Park – Staten Island, Until Dec. 25, 11am -5pm, Free.

 

FILM

Lovecraft Film Screenings, Lovecraft – East Village, 6pm, $5.

 

MUSIC

Peter Oren, New rose, Erin Durant, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

The Jelly, Maitri, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5 – $8.

Luke Rathbrone, Jane Church, Brian Merrill, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 7pm, $8 – $10.

Ron Shalom, Meadows + Seren, Cleek Schrey, Trans- Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

Been Stellar + Nando Dale, Grace London, GOALS, Harry Teardrop, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

 

DJ Python, Pariguayo, A/D/O – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Reverend Vince Anderson and the Love Choir, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 10:30pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

TJ Miller, Sean Patton, Ethan Simmons-Patterson, Arlene’s Grocery – LES, 8pm, $5.

Butterboy w/ Janeane Garofalo, Janelle James, Jacqueline Novak, Yedoye Travis, Tommy McNamara, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Side Ponytail w/ Jacqueline Novak (Comedy Central Half Hour), Ashley Hamilton (Big Sky Comedy Fest) , Conor Delehanty (Limestone Comedy Fest), Brett Hiker (Limestone Fest), Julia Johns (Girl Code), Hosted by Carolyn Busa, Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

The Weirdball Comedy w/ Pedro Gonzalez (The Comic Strip), Catherine Zini (The Devil Cup), Brett Kline (Greenwich Village Comedy Club), Andrew Steiner (New York Comedy Club), Jeremy Cash (Levity Live), The Platform – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Donation.

Amy Buchwald, Selena Coppock, Tito Garza, Paul Julmeus, Mary Cella, Rachel Sennott, Andy Wright, Ryan Chani, Hosted by Connor Creagan, Bar 2A – East Village, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

 

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Around NYC Today (11/16) Downtown Brooklyn Gets Lit, Talib Kweli, 7 Common

THINGS TO DO

Downtown Brooklyn Gets Lit, Albee Square, 5:30pm

Join this tree, menorah, and street lighting ceremony. Performances from DJ Mike Doelo, Brooklyn United Marching Band and Salsa Salsa Dance Studio, It’s Showtime NYC, and DJ Annie Red. Food from Dekalb Market and Katz’s Delicatessen, and hot chocolate from Junior’s. Salsa party at City Point after the event. Free.

7 Common Meal and Talk, Flux Factory – Queens, 7pm – 9pm

Case Studios, an art and research collective in residence at Flux Factory, is investigating and mapping the broad culinary cultures along the route of the 7 Train. The group will host a meal & talk event in the Flux Gallery, with presentations from Gil Lopez (Queens Action Council), Jeff Orlick (Founder of the Momo Crawl) and Ethan Frisch (Burlap & Barrel).

A Drinking Game – The Three Amigos, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm

Actors perform cult classics for a live audience. A new show every month. Each movie comes with a list of buzz words and phrases–when you hear one, a bell rings and everybody drinks. $10.

 

FILM

Boondock Saints, Hudson Park Library – Greenwich Village, 2pm, Free, RSVP.

BBC adaptation of Zadie Smith’s NW, Aaron Davis Hall – Harlem, 3pm, Free, RSVP.

Roman J. Israel, Esq. – Preview Screening, Jamaica Multiplex Cinemas – Queens, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Black Film Space: Autumn Screening Series, Richard Beavers Gallery – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $8.

Malafafone, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Monogold, BRIC House TV Studio – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.

Rhyton, Mike Wexler, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 7pm, $5.

Teen Body, Goodfight (record release), Ada Lea, Alena Spangler, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10

Ubetcha, Yr Parents, Ramona, Cat Tatt, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $10.

Shattered, Stone Giant, Nilbog, Zr King, Sky Magic, Bowery Electric – LES, 8pm, $5.

GAILA, The Map Room at Bowery Electric – LES, 8pm, $5.

Casper Skulls, Baked, Bueno, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Rojo Lobo (EP release), Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

PAT Party, Amber Valentine, JD Samson, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 10pm, Free.

Talib Kweli, Brooklyn Bowl, 11:30pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Bodega Cat Comedy w/ Jared Freid, Matt Koff, Brian Parise, Ester Steinberg & Rohan Padhye, Offside Tavern – Chelsea, 7:45pm, Free, RSVP.

On A Lighter Note Comedy w/ Kendra Cunningham (Last Comic Standing), Gabriel Pacheco (Funhouse Comedy Show), Mike Recine (Comedy Central), Christi Chiello (MTV’s Girl Code), Tim Dillon (Just For Laughs), Hosted by Dan Wilbur (Sirius XM, IFC), Halyards – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Panic Attack Comedy w/ Liz Miele (Gotham Comedy Live), Ben Wasserman (VICE), Andrew Michaan (Bridgetown Comedy Festival), Amber Rollo (The Box), Blake Burkhart (Comedians You Should Know), Bar 2A – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Runnin’ on Empty w/ Sasheer Zamata, Matteo Lane, Guilia Rozzi, Chanel Ali, Gabe Gonzalez, Charlie Bradley, Le Poisson Rouge, 8pm, $3.

The Symposium: Acedemic Stand-Up w/ Christina Mastroeni, Roksane Mahmoudi, Tristan Miller, Gianmarco Soresi, Phil Vassari, Shannon Odell, Hosted by Kyle Marian, Caveat – LES, 9:30pm, $7.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 28, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorial in NYC Parks, Arsenal in Central Park (UES), Until Nov. 24, 9am – 5pm. Free.

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

Grand Central Holiday Fair, Grand Central Terminal – Midtown, Until Dec. 24, 10am to 8pm.

Yayoi Kusama: Festival of Life, David Zwirner – Chelsea, Until December 16, Tues. to Sat., Gallery hours: 10am – 6pm. Free.

Amsterdam Whitney’s November 2017 Exhibition, Amsterdam Whitney Gallery – Chelsea, Until Dec. 8, 11am – 5pm, Free, RSVP.

Hudson Yards Farmer’s Market, 7 Station Train Entrance (34th St.) in Hudson Park, Every Thursday until Nov. 16, 12pm – 6pm.

Norwegian Christmas Fair, Norwegian Seamen’s Church – Midtown East, Nov. 16 to 19 (Thurs to Sat, 12pm – 8pm; Sun 11am -4pm), Free.

Learn to Double Dutch, Flushing Meadows Corona Park – Queens, Every Thursday until Dec. 21, 4pm – 6pm, Free.

The Typing Machine: Participatory and Multimedia Exhibition, El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 – UES, Until Nov. 26, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

 

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Around NYC Today (11/13) Butterboy, Side Ponytail, Martha Redbone, City of God

THINGS TO DO

NewsGuild Shop Talk with A.O. Scott, 1500 Broadway – Times Square, 6:30pm – 8pm

O. Scott, one of the New York Times’ chief critics, discusses his career, the role of the critic and the current media industry and entertainment landscape. Free, RSVP.

The Unthinkable Staged Reading, Theater for the New City – East Village, 7pm – 9pm

The Unthinkable was a semifinalist for the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Conference and was shortlisted for the 92 Y Theater Collective. It’s directed by Frank M. Calo, whose credits include the Ryan Gosling film The Believer. 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. RSVP.

 

FILM

Lovecraft Film Screenings, Lovecraft – East Village, 6pm, $5 donation.

City of God, House Fire – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

The Kings County Swing, St. Mazie Bar and Supper Club, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Martha Redbone, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture – Harlem, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Semaphore, Professional Man, Dark Turn, Absent City, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10.

Roar, Kissing is a Crime, Weed Hounds, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Funny Moms, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

RL Kelly, Emily Reo, merce lemon, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

Justin Dean Thomas, The Muckers, The Midnight Hollow, Berlin – LES, 8pm, $10.

BODEGA, Video Daughters, ESSi, Kate Mohanty, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 9pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Butterboy w/ Todd Barry, Matteo Lane, Anna Drezen, Hosted by Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla and Maeve Higgins, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Side Ponytail w/ Robby Hoffman (writer for The Chris Gethard Show), Luke Touma (SiriusXM), Pranav Behari (Cape Fear Comedy Fest), Kat Radley (The Daily Show), Ryan Donahue (Jimmy Kimmel), Allie Goertz (@midnight, IFC’s 10 Comedy Musicians You Need to Know), Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Sit, Stay Comedy w/ Isabel Hangen, Jen Lap, Katie Boyle, AMarie Castillo, Will Purpura, Juannell RIley, Rob Stalkie, The Lantern – Greenwich Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Jess Salomon, Courtney Maginnis, Ashley Gavin, Olivia Vessel, Mike Cross, Dekunle, Hoff Matthews – w/ free pizza, Bar 2A – East Village, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorial in NYC Parks, Arsenal in Central Park (UES), Until Nov. 24, 9am – 5pm. Free.

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

Canstruction, Brookfield Place – Lower Manhattan, Until Nov. 14 – 10am to 8pm, Nov. 15 – 10am – 6pm, Free.

 

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