Around NYC Today (2/7) Antigone, Jimmy Hill and the Allstarz Band, Luke Null

THINGS TO DO

Drawing at the H.H. Biddle House, Conference House Park – Staten Island, 10am – 1pm

Explore and enhance your artistic abilities. Expand your skills with new techniques and mediums. Create intimate drawings of window views out of the historic H. H. Biddle House in Conference House Park. Materials will be provided. For beginners and non-beginners. Free. RSVP by sending an email to francis.gessner@parks.nyc.gov .

Dance Away the Night, Highbridge Park – Washington Heights, 6pm – 8pm

Strictly Tango’s popular Tango class is coming to Highbridge! Join a celebration of Milonga, a fast paced version of Tango. All levels are welcome for dance instruction and open dance. The founder of Strictly Tango, Sergio Segura, will lead the class. Free. RSVP by sending an email to trevor.merk@parks.nyc.gov .

Reenactment, BRIC – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9pm

Performances by Reenactment artists Maria Hupfield and Alicia Grullón, followed by a discussion moderated by Harry Weil, Manger of Programs at Green-Wood Cemetery. Electric Prop and Hum Freestyle Variations Studio is a twenty-minute performance piece by Hupfield, presented in collaboration with fellow BRICworkspace artist-in-residence, Tusia Dabrowska. The multi-media performance incorporates scored and un-scored movement, sound, and vocalizations to intervene in BRIC’s gallery. Free. RSVP.

Antigone in Parkchester, New York Public Library – Parkchester Branch, 11am – 1pm

Antigone in Parkchester is a free, interactive performance of scenes from Sophocles’ Antigone, an ancient play about a woman who decides to honor her brother and disobey the state, presented in English with Bengali interpretation. Each performance is followed by a powerful audience discussion in English and Bengali about gender equality, allyship, and justice. Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Uta Habbig, Club Bonafide – Midtown, 7:30pm, $10.

Jimmy Hill and the Allstarz Band, Roy Wilkins Recreation Center – Queens, 1pm, Free.

SOFT FANGS, Wild Pink, Pom Pom Squad, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

The Warhawks, The Nuclears, Not Amused, Edna, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Comedians You Should Know w/ Luke Null (SNL), Andy Haynes (Conan), Nore Davis (Comedy Central), Jessica Michelle Singleton (Ignorance is #Blessed), Brian Babylon (NPR), Mike Lebovitz (Last Comic Standing), Hosted by Jeff Steinbrunner, The Gutter – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $5.

Thick Wit Comedy w/ Chloe Radcliffe (TBS Comics to Watch), Ja-Ron Young (Cinderblock Comedy Festival), Kenice Mobley (Bridgetown Comedy Festival), Jeffrey Emerson (Lap Dance Saloon), Deno DeMartino (New York Comedy Festival & MasterCard Patron), Mary Cella (Jezebel), Musical Guest Headless Dentist, The Way Station – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Kerry Coddett (Comedy Central’s Nightly Show, MTV’s Joking Off, TruTV’s Comedy Knockout), Tyler Fischer (NBC’s Chicago Med, TV Land’s YOUNGER), Kareem Green (FOX’s Laughs), Casey Balsham (AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live), 61 Local – Brooklyn, 7pm, $5 – $8.

 

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, Every weekday until Feb. 23, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Black History Month: A Celebration of the Blues Exhibition, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Tuesday to Saturday until Feb. 24, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (11/21) Little Cinema, Fuck You Revue, Janeane Garofalo

THINGS TO DO

Last Name Basis Live Taping, BRIC – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9pm

BRIC Radio presents a live taping of its podcast Last Name Basis. Hosted by the husband and wife team Franchesca Ramsey and Patrick Kondas, Last Name Basis is a bi-weekly podcast that covers everything from what’s going on in the world to what’s happening in their lives as an interracial married couple. Free.

Little Cinema: Being John Malkovich, House of Yes – Brooklyn, 7pm – 10pm

Little Cinema, which presents shows described as “Rocky Horror Picture Show meets Cirque Du Soleil,” presents a screening of “Being John Malkovich” with puppets, ballet, aerial acrobats and live jazz. Free afterparty with DJ Malkovich. Free waiting list tickets still available.

Doctors and Nurses, BRIC (Studio A) – Brooklyn, 7pm to 9pm

In Doctors and Nurses two performers create a tense display of different forms of personal testimony. A patient explains what led to his upcoming heart surgery at a New York hospital. Alongside him, a singer accompanies and interrupts with phrases from forgotten Rag-Time era songs. 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.

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

‘Volez Voguez, Voyagez’ Louis Vuitton Exhibition, 86 Trinity Place – Lower Manhattan, (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.

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.

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

Fuck You Revue: Burlesque and Performance Art Mayhem, Bizarre – Brooklyn, Every third Tuesday of the month, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

The Age of Daydreaming (1965), Bohemian National Hall – UES, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Without Gorkey, Hauser & Wirth – Chelsea, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Animation Nights New York, The Gutter – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

 

MUSIC

God Tiny, Hollow Eyed, Latin Punk Jazz, Darkwing, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Dr. Danny (The Lemon Twigs), Ronnie D’Addario, Michael D’Addario Trio, The Show is the Rainbow, Bowery Electric – LES, 7:30pm, $8 – $10.

Greg Fox and M. Geddes Gengras (duo set), Leya, mmm, die Reihe, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Robert Francis, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Tiger +Man, Taxman, The Wali Sanga, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Dizzyride, Hanging Stills, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Janeane Garofalo, Jo Firestone, Dulcé Sloan, Casey James Salengo, Dina Hashem, Mehran Khaghani, Jess Salomon, Chris Laker, Alison Zeidman, Shane Torres, Nate Fridson, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

Mike Recine (Conan), Colin Cook (Comix), Melissa Diaz (Carolines on Broadway), J. Fox-Jones (You dont know s*it podcast), Brandon Collins (Comedy Outliers), Mott Haven Bar & Grill – Bronx, 7pm, $10.

Janelle James (Comedy Central), Josh Johnson (Fallon), Giulio Gallarotti (MTV), Ray Kump (VICE), The Shanty – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

For more events, check out what’s happening THIS WEEK .

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Around NYC Today (11/2) Trivium, The White Dress, Bomb Shelter Comedy

THINGS TO DO

Lecture: Doughboy Sculptures in NYC Parks, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, 6pm – 8pm

Jennifer Wingate, an associate professor of fine arts at St. Francis College, will discuss memorials by sculptors such as Augustus Lukeman, Pietro Montana, and Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. Admission is free but space is limited. To RSVP, email artandantiquities@parks.nyc.gov.

The White Dress, The American Theater of Actors, Inc. – Hell’s Kitchen, 7:30pm – 9:30pm

The White Dress is a coming-of-age story which experiments with form, melding language, music, and movement to explore the lives of people from various gender identities, expressions and sexual orientations. The showcase will be directed and choreographed by Adin Walker (Pin and the Blue Fairy as part of the Drama League Artist-in-Residence at Dixon Place, Rent and Singin’ in the Rain at McCarter Theater). $10.

 

FILM

Taming of the Shrew (1980), Hudson Park Library – West Village, 2pm, Free, RSVP.

VA – Human Cost of War, Fordham University Keating Hall, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

As an Act of Protest (2002), Richard Beavers Gallery – Brooklyn, 7pm, $8.

 

MUSIC

Trivium, Build Studio – NoHo, 2:30pm, Free, RSVP.

The Penske File, Headlines, Small Drag, Goldsounds – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Disturbed Furniture, Anie Delgado, Brent Butler, Area NYC, KVN, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8 – $10.

Lee Hogans, BRIC – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Mannes Sound Festival: Dvorak’s New World and his American Students, Bohemian National Hall – UES, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

IYEZ, Garbage Greek, Fruit & Flowers, Pink Mexico, Cape House – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Darryl Rahn, Mike Tedesco, Rowan, Jon Freeman, Secret Loft – Greenwich Village, 7:30pm, $5 – $8.

Synead, Kahiem Rivera, K. Marie Kim, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Pow Pow Family Band November Residency, Berlin – East Village, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Cut Worms (EP release), John Andrews & The Yawns, Ryan Sambol, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

God Tiny, Night Shapes, Oliver Ignatius, Dreamy D, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $10.

Xhosa, Babyteeth, Sunspeaker, Sluurpee, Din-Ra, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Alba Cell, Material Body Dysfunction, Valise, Universal Cell Unlock, Pleasure Island, Latrines, Hide Stacy, The Glove – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Bodega Cat Comedy w/ Emma Willmann, Lucas Connelly, Alex English, and Wendi Starling, Offside Tavern – Chelsea, 7:45pm, Free, RSVP.

Panic Attack Comedy w/ Harris Mayersohn (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert), Jordan Scott Huggins (Cape Fear Comedy Festival), Danielle Young (The Root), Chanel Ali (Skanfest), Thiago Lima (The Stand), Upstairs at 2A – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Caitlin Peluffo, Carmen Lagala, Dina Hashem, Joel Kim Booster, Khalid Rahmann, LeClerc Andre Darguin, Thiago Macklin Lima, Local 138 – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Bomb Shelter Comedy w/ John Saponaro (FOX Sports 1, NBC, CBS), Ben Bergman (Laugh Factory, The Lantern), Carrie Gravenson (NY Daily News, CBS Local), Pamela Walt (Funny or Die, House of Pamcakes Podcast), Brendan Gay (Laugh Factory, Brendan Being Brendan Podcast), Jeff Cerulli (NBC, VH1, MTV), Erik Bransteen (FOX, TimeOut NY), Matt Azark (Cart Talk with Matt & Chris podcast) – FREE PIZZA!, The Gaf West – Hell’s Kitchen, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

King Hippo Comedy Show and Afterparty, Hosted by Ayanna Dookie (MTV) and Mike Brown (MTV), The Mockingbird – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

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.

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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Oct. 3 (Tues.), Adult Swim on the Green, Punderdome, Bradford Morrow

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THINGS TO DO

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), 7:30am – 8:30am

One hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises led by trained professionals, and suitable for all levels. Free.

Fitness Walk, Fort Trotten Park (Queens), 9am – 10am

Join a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles)

Haiti, Brooklyn, Harlem: An Artist’s Perspective, El Museo del Barrio (East Harlem), 5:30pm – 8pm.

Join a private tour of the museum’s current exhibitions followed by an artist talk featuring Artist-in-Residence from Haiti, Tessa Mars, in conversation with Harlem-based artist Vladimir Cybil Charlier and Brooklyn-based Shelley Worrell of caribBeing.

Riverside HIIT, Riverside Park, 6:30pm

Veteran Donald Calliste leads a series of fat-burning exercises. Bring your own mat. Free.

Bodyroll Workout with Viva, Riverside Park South, 6:30pm

Join a 90s-inspired dance aerobics class designed to get you feeling “suppa duppa fly.”

Bradford Morrow, The Strand (East Village), 7pm

Award-winning author Bradford Morrow discusses his latest book The Prague Sonata with Diane Ackerman. Purchase of $5 Strand gift card gets you entry.

Deji Bryce Olukotun, Greenlight Bookstore (Brooklyn), 7:30pm – 8:30pm

Author Deji Bryce Olukotun launches his new book After the Flare.

Adult Swim on the Green, Socrates Sculpture Park (Brooklyn), 8pm

Adult Swim is hitting the road and is providing games, food trucks, and exclusive prizes. The event will be followed by a free promotional screening of “Things You’ve Never Seen,” which includes unaired episodes and never before seen pilots & specials. Free, $5 for concession voucher.

FILM

BRIC Stoop Series: Reel Films by Reel Sisters, BRIC (Brooklyn), 7pm, Free. RSVP.

MUSIC

Communion NYC feat. Conner Youngblood, Delilah Montagu, Charlie Cunningham, Matt Holubowski, Shook Twins, etc., Rockwood Music Hall (LES), 6pm, $10-$12.

Dr. Medicine, Lyle Marlow, Allegra, A is for Atom, Pianos (LES), 7pm, $8.

Sam and the Sea, Tessa Makes Love, Jerome Carmelo di Girolamo, Siv Anderson, Lovecraft (Alphabet City), 7pm, $5 donation, one drink minimum.

Central Chamber Series, Central Presbyterian Church (UES), 7:30PM – 9:30pm, Free. RSVP.

LPR Presents: Really Big Pinecone, b o t, Twig Twig, C’mon Everybody (Brooklyn), 8pm, $10-$12.

Studeyed, Idle Bloom, Pouty, Thick, DJ Molly Soda, Alphaville (Brooklyn), $8-$10.

COMEDY

Jo Firestone (Fallon), Anthony Devito (Comedy Central), Shane Torres (Conan), Jeff Wesselschmidt (Seeso), hosted by Joe Pera, Dan Licata, Charles Gould, The Shanty (Brooklyn), 8pm – 10pm, Free. RSVP.

Punderdome, hosted by Fred Firestone, Littlefield (Brooklyn), 8pm, $8-$10.

Rob Haze (Comedy Central), Doug Smith (Conan), Tyler Fischer (America’s Got Talent), Kenice Mobley (Women in Comedy Festival), Jeremyah Schur (Mostly Fun Comedy Show), The Hungry Ghost (Brooklyn), 7:30pm, Free.