Around NYC Today (2/5) Bethlehem Steel, Dear Diary, Butterboy, Side Ponytail


Dear Diary: Comedians Read Their Weird Childhood Journals, QED – Queens, 8:30pm – 10pm

Comedian Maggie Lalley hosts a dramatic reading of several comedians’ childhood journals. Laughter inevitable. Discomfort guaranteed. Featuring Brett Kline, Brian Rabadeau, Caroline Doyle, Kimberly Dinaro, Laurel Bacon Cummings, Melissa Parker Caron, Renee Rises. $8.

Salsa Mondays, Boots & Saddle – West Village, 6pm – 8pm

Latin dance instruction from award-winning dancers and music from NYC’s best DJs. Classes start at 6pm, party after! Learn Salsa, Hustle, Bachata, Cha-cha-cha, Merengue, Samba, Tango, Rumba, Swing. Free. RSVP.



Bethlehem Steel, Ex-Girlfriends, Twiga, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Starbenders, Idgy Dean, A Shadow of Jaguar, Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Logan X, Groupie, Phil from Accounting, LUECK, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7pm, $10.

Valerie June, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture – Harlem, 6:30pm, Donation.



Butterboy w/ Seaton Smith, Leah Bonnema, Eman El-Husseini, Chris Duffy, Mara Wiles, Hosted by Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla and Maeve Higgins, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Side Ponytail w/ Sean Patton (Comedy Central), Justin Williams (Mostly Woke), Arti Gollapudi (UCB), Garry N. Hannon (Funny HaHa Funny Queer), Patrick Schroeder (Comedy Central), Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Tickling the Ivories Comedy w/ Nathan Macintosh (Colbert), Abby Rosenquist (Just For Laughs), Tom Thakkar (Conan), Sally Ann Hall (Boston Comedy Festival), Justin Flanagan (Knitting Factory), Hosted by Nathaly Aucar and Thiago Macklin, Pianos – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Savage: A Comedy Show w/ Scott Chaplain (Comedy Central), Kenice Mobley (This American Life, 2 Dope queens), Casey James Salengo (Comedy Central Half Hour, Kimmel), Jennie Sutton (Comedy Central), Ginny Hogan (New Yorker, McSweeney’s), Connor Creagan (WikiFreakz), Fawkner – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.



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



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 (12/10) Musical Theatre Mayhem, Youtube Jukebox


Youtube Jukebox, Caveat – LES, 7pm – 9pm

That part of the party where everybody takes turns putting on YouTube videos, but at a bar, and on a huge screen. Hosted by Haley Sacks. $5.

Musical Theatre Mayhem, QED – Queens, 8:30pm – 10pm

Musical theatre nerds unite! Join a night of showtunes and comedy with Maurice Licorish, Blair Dawson, Jes Tom, Hosted by Sarah Kennedy and Patrick J. Reilly. $5.



9m88, Berlin – East Village, 8pm, $10.

Baba Gris, Emina, Sr. Langosta, Sol Creciente, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

GRLMIC Benefit feat. Virginia Woolf, Spud Cannon, Ó, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

Washer, Bethlehem Steel, Cross Legged, Hosted by Brett Davis, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 1pm, $10.

Lady Moon & The Eclipse, Hardwork Movement, Tacuma Bradley’s Unity Band, Leo Manzari, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7pm, $10.

Steevy X, Bombers, Villins, Albert Bouchard Project, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8 – $10.



CHARAS: The Improbable Dome Builders, Pioneer Works – Brooklyn, 4pm, Free, RSVP.



Irene Fagan Merrow, Emily Lynne, Chelsea Taylor, Arti Gollapudi, Bronwyn Ariel Isaac, Rebecca V. O’Neal, QED – Queens, 7pm, $7.

Comedians on Stage Telling Jokes w/ Ian Lara, Molly Kornfeld, Rob Leon, Robert Dean, Ethan Hall, Hosted by Jon Newman, The Lantern – Greenwich Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Too Soon? Comedy Night, Sensei Gallery Bar – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Doug Smith (Conan), Matt Wayne (Comedy Central) perform half hours, Hosted by Courtney Maginnis, Artspace PS109 – UES, 8pm, $5.

Comedy At The Knitting Factory, Hosted by Will Miles, Clark Jones and Kenny DeForest, Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free.



Grand Holiday Bazaar, Grand Bazaar NYC – UWS, Every Sunday until Dec. 24, 10am – 5:30pm, Free.

ARC Holiday Record + CD Sale, 54 White Street – Tribeca, Every day until Dec. 17, 11am – 6pm, Free.

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

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

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

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.


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Around NYC Today (11/9) Broadway Bingo, Dudes Being Dudes Being Dudes


History of Touches Exhibition Opening, German Consulate General New York – Midtown East, 6pm – 8pm

Artist and photographer Elias Wessel unveils his latest work.

Draw From Life, The Plaxall Gallery – Queens, 7pm – 10pm

Draw a live nude model, have a free drink and listen to cool music in a beautiful 12,000 sf art gallery. Bring your own materials. Large, cheap news print pads and medium charcoal sticks suggested. Free beer, wine and popcorn. $10.

Broadway Bingo, Muchmore’s – Brooklyn, 9pm – 11pm

This event is a fundraiser for the 2018 season of The Brooklyn Theatre Club. Join a few rounds of bingo that are all themed around the Great White Way. Audience members can join the company in Broadway-themed bits as each bingo number is called. Broadway Bingo will also include an auction, with the chance to bid on exclusive items and experiences from BTC. 9pm, $5.



Charlie Chaplin’s “The Immigrant” with live score from jazz bassist Alex Cuadrado, National Jazz Museum in Harlem, 7pm, $10.



Elisa Coia, BRIC House TV Studio – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.

Jazze Belle, Ashni, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 7pm, $8 – $10.

Betlehem Steel (Release Show), Emily Reo, Wicked Kind, Maneka, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Thick, BLED, Future Twin, The Wants, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Strawberry Runners, Julia Lucille, Quicksilver Daydream, Nighttime, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

Shattered, Mark Steiner and His Problems, Norman Westberg (Swans), The Map Room at Bowery Electric – LES, 9pm, $5.

S-Type, DJ Milktray, Debit, Kush Jones, Ezra & Tom, DJ Chet Desmond, H0L0 – Brooklyn, 10:30pm, $8 – $10.

Wavves (DJ set) + afterparty, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 11:30pm, $1.

The Rub, Brooklyn Bowl, 11:30pm, $10.



Bodega Cat Comedy w/ Scott Chaplain, Andrew Caudill, Ali Kolbert and Courtney Fearington, Offside Tavern – Chelsea, 7:45pm, Free, RSVP.

Sam Rubinoff (Hilarious), Rachel Joan (Old Man Hustle), Jason Scoop (Winner of First Impressions With Dana Carvey), Edward Farrell (Edward Farrell’s Diet Coke Reviews on Yelp), Hosted by Roddy MacInnes (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Dudes Being Dudes Being Dudes w/ Keenan Steiner, Emily Winter, Jen Mutascio, Venessa Peruda, Sydnee Washington, Jen Clark, David Perez, Angel Yau, Abbi Crutchfield, Halyards – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

Panic Attack Comedy w/ Brandon Wardell (Comedy Central), Erik Monical (Boston Comedy Festival), Julia Shiplett (Brooklyn Comedy Festival), Robert Dean (Comedy Central), Halle Kiefer (Vulture), Chloe Radcliffe (Laughing Skull Comedy Festival), Bar 2A – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Too Much Hot Sauce Comedy w/ Mark Normand, May Wilkerson, Chris Scopo, Farah Brook, Alex Carabaño, Colin Lewis, Lance Pauker, Hosted by Kat Belinfante, The Lantern – Greenwich Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Grin & Barrett Comedy’s 50th Show Celebration w/ Mehran Khaghani (MTV, Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central), Selena Coppock (New Rules for Blondes), Petey DeAbreu (Hope of the Hood Podcast), Liz Barrett (Carolines Breakout Artist, Laughs on Fox), Robby Slowik (Hulu), Carolyn Busa (Bridgetown Comedy Festival), Hosted by Ashlee Voorsanger (Dallas Comedy Festival), Beauty Bar – Gramercy Park, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.



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.

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

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

Learn to Double Dutch, Flushing Meadows Corona Park – Queens, 4pm – 6pm


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