Around NYC Today (11/13) Taste of Asia, Phoebe Robinson, The Stoop Series

THINGS TO DO The Stoop Series, BRIC, 647 Fulton St – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9pm This screening and conversation will explore the many places short films call home, and how filmmakers (including writers, directors, and producers) find their voice. From ideation to distribution and the festival circuit, panelists will share their wisdom and experiences of navigating this complex territory. Featuring Kuye Youngblood, Naima Ramos-Chapman, John … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/13) Taste of Asia, Phoebe Robinson, The Stoop Series

Around NYC Today (11/6) Carnegie Hall Citywide, A Great Day in Hip Hop

THINGS TO DO A Great Day In Hip Hop: A Visual History 20 Years Later, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard – Harlem, 7pm – 9pm On September 29, 1998 legendary photographer Gordon Parks gathered over 200 artists from hip-hop in front of a Harlem stoop. The photo would become an epic feat of hip-hop photography. The photo graced the … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/6) Carnegie Hall Citywide, A Great Day in Hip Hop

Around NYC Today (9/24) Public Theater Mobile Unit, Brooklyn Poetry Slam

THINGS TO DO Public Theater Mobile Unit National: Sweat, Pelham Fritz Recreation Center in Marcus Garvey Park – Harlem, 6:30pm – 8:45pm SWEAT tells the story of a group of friends who have spent their lives sharing drinks, secrets, and laughs while working together on a factory floor. But when layoffs and picket lines begin to chip away at their trust, the friends find themselves pitted against each … Continue reading Around NYC Today (9/24) Public Theater Mobile Unit, Brooklyn Poetry Slam

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

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

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

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