Around NYC Today (5/3) Free Screening of Casanova Gene, Bomb Shelter Comedy

THINGS TO DO

Yoga in the Park, East River Picnic Area in Randall’s Island Park, 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Bring a mat and join an instructor from Sweet Water Dance and Yoga to strengthen your muscles while taking in views of the sunset on the waterfront. Free.

Mekong Group Music Class, Poe Park Visitor Center – Bronx, 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Mekong Arts and Music (MAM) will be teaching a beginner’s course of Dan Tranh, a 16-string Vietnamese zither. Free.

 

MUSIC

Dirty Fences, Sharkmuffin, Gymshorts, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Madam West, Mustardmind, Belle-Skinner, Coney Island Baby – East Village, 7pm, $10.

Show Me the Body, 700 Bliss, Wiki, Visuals by Arvid Logan, Pier 17 – Lower Manhattan, 9pm, $10.

Platinum Vision, Kitchen, Pleasure Prince, Medicine Man, The Footlight – Queens, 7:45pm, $10.

Phil Young Experience, Hansborough Recreation Center – Harlem, 1pm, Free, RSVP.

The Hell Yeah Babies, Foxanne, Kate Dressed Up, Edenspore, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $10.

Orion String Quartet, J.M. Kaplan Hall in the New School – Greenwich Village, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

COMEDY

Grin and Barrett Comedy w/ Liz Barrett (Laughs on Fox), Robert Dean (Album: (It’s Not Easy) Being Dean), Emily Winter (TV Land, Fusion), Bryan McKenna (Tours with Jim Breuer), Jill Weiner (WikiFreakz), Sheba Mason (Comedy Central), Matt Schwartzer (New York Comedy Club), Beauty Bar – Gramercy Park, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Amanda: A Comedy Show w/ Matt Stofsky, Michael Kerrigan, Neko White, Mary Cella, Randall Otis, Informal Attire, ReVision Lounge and Gallery – East Village, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Bomb Shelter Comedy w/ Stavros Halkias (Cum Town Podcast, Sirius XM), Joe Larson (NBC, FOX, AXS TV), Sam Mushman (Wendy Williams Show, ZenLive TV), Jaqi Furback (She-Devil Comedy Festival), Camille Theobald (TimeOut NY, Elite Daily), Barry Ribs (Carolines, Ribs on Ribs), Chris Griggs (NBC, IFC), Erik Bransteen (FOX, TimeOut NY), The Gaf West – Midtown West, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Casanova Gene, Elinor Bunin Monroe Film Center – UWS, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Hair (1979), Hudson Park Library – West Village, 2pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 31, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

Bryant Park Tai Chi, Fountain Terrace – Bryant Park, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Sept. 27, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

Fitness Walk, Fort Trotten Park – Queens, Every Tuesday and Thursday until November 1, 9am – 10pm, Free.

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition – 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project, Arsenal in Central Park, Every weekday until June 14, 6pm – 8pm. Free.

Tour of the Battery, Netherland Monument in the Battery, Every Thursday until Oct. 25, 1pm – 2pm, Free.

Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours, Meet at Helskell Plaza in Bryant Park, Every Thursday until June 7, 8am – 9am, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (2/25) Lunar New Year Parade, Sammi Lanzetta, Lion’s Den

THINGS TO DO

Lunar New Year Parade and Festival, Sara D. Roosevelt Park – LES, 1pm – 4pm

Head to Chinatown in Manhattan to check out the annual Lunar New Year Parade for amazing visuals, delicious treats, and mesmerizing cultural performances. This party features all sorts of vendors, food, and festivities for all ages to welcome the Year of the Dog. Free.

 

MUSIC

Lori Goldston, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

Drekka, Ariadne, Mark Trecka, Luciernaga, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

Glen Street, Petal Crush, Baglady, Not Amused, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

Dog Shepherd, Ghost Pressure, Coma Coma, Vadim, Pianos – LES, 7pm, $8.

Brother Moses, Floam, Blaketheman1000, Mercury Lounge – LES, 8pm, $10.

Loosie, Blasteroid, Goodfight, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Sammi Lanzetta, Ghost Funk Orchestra, Kenneka Cook, El Silver Cabs, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

It Takes a Village Comedy w/ Kenice Mobley, Aaron Kaplan, Kevin Salisbury, Tait Winston, Maggie Crane, The Lantern Comedy Club – Greenwich Village, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

Lion’s Den Comedy w/ PAT DIXON (Comedy Central 1/2 Hour Standup Special, The Late Late Show, The NYC Crime Report), ALEX ENGLISH (Writer for ‘The Rundown w/ Robin Thede’), STEPHANIE McRAE (Apollo Theater, Wendy Williams, Live at Gotham), MEME SIMPSON (Writer for Tyler Perry’s ‘Meet the Browns’), ALEXX STARR (StarrStruck Comedy), Gin Fizz – Harlem, 9pm, Free.

Too Soon? Comedy w/ Kevin McCaffrey, Alingon Mitra, Jaclyn Coleman, Nick Z, Joanna Reynolds, Malia Sias, Chris Hamilton, Sensei Gallery Bar – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Winter Workspace Drop-In Sunday (w/ Michele Brody, Tamara Kostianovsky, Athena LaTocha and Maika’i Tubbs), Wave Hill – Bronx, 1pm – 3pm, $8 for adults, $4 for students and seniors.

Around NYC Today (2/21) Edvard Munch’s Photography, Chinese New Year, Selena

THINGS TO DO

Chinese New Year, Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center – Queens, 9:30am – 3pm

Join a day of ballroom dance, belly dance, folklore dance performances and vocal performances. Free.

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 .

The Experimental Self: Edvard Munch’s Photography, Scandinavia House – Murray Hill, 5:30pm – 6:30pm

The Experimental Self: Edvard Munch’s Photography brings the photographic work of the master painter to New York City for its first showing in the U.S. Internationally celebrated for his paintings, prints, and watercolors, Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (1863–1944) also took photographs. This exhibition of photographs, films, and a small selection of prints by Edvard Munch emphasizes the artist’s experimentalism. Free.

 

MUSIC

High Pony, Baglady, Emmerson, Lea, Wag, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7:30pm, $10.

Nina Luna, Strange Loops, Marcaux, Joe Wood, Mayve, Pianos – LES, 7pm, $8.

Binary Code, InAeona, Sycarian, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Kali Masi, Language, My Kind of Fire, Make August Count, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Library, Por No Estar, FlyingDead, DeadName, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $7.

 

COMEDY

Here’s the Thing w/ Edward Pokropski, Joon Chung, Chris Gersbeck, Molly McGaughey, Lauren Ashcraft, Isaura Dos Santos, Eddie Gámez, and James Cerini, QED – Queens, 7:30pm, $7.

The In/Between Comedy Show w/ LA Palladino, Zach Petrovich, Leighann Lord, Harry Terjanian, Troy Alan, Mile 17 – UES, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Derek Humphrey, Maddy Smith, Nate Clark, Jessica Clayton, Kristin Kirkley, Hosted by Tim Rozmus, Halyards – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Laurel Cummings (Funny or Die), Chloe LaBranche (Carolines), Jay Jurden (Stand Up NY), Haley Sacks (Above Average), Tom Thakkar (CONAN), et al – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

The Fancy Show w/ Langston Kerman (HBO’s Insecure), Sally Brooks (New York Comedy Festival), Kenny DeForest (Late Night with Seth Myers), Chris Calogero (Vice), Hosted by Michael Joyce, The Douglass – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

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

 

ONGOING
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.

Shape Up Yoga Meditation, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Wednesday until Dec. 26, 2018, 9:30am – 10:30am, Free.

Around NYC Today (2/17) Love Your Body, NY Night Train, Bomb Shelter Comedy

New York Night Train Soul Clap and Dance Off, Elsewhere – Brooklyn, 11pm

New York Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off returns to monthly third Saturdays at Elsewhere featuring two rooms of live music and dancing. This month’s edition features music from La Luz, Mystery Lights, Bodega and Jane Church, and a $100 Dance-Off with Cowboy Randy Jones at midnight. $10.

Bartow’s Literary Elevenses Book Club, Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum – Bronx, 10am – 11:30am

Join Museum Guides Laura DeRiggi and Caitlyn Sellar as they lead a historical-fiction book club where literature and tea blend for a savory adventure. Contact Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum for the current book being explored. Tea and light refreshments will be served. Free.

Love Your Body Fitness Marathon, Pelham Fritz Recreation Center – Harlem, 10am – 7pm

Join an afternoon of fitness, fun and cardio. There will be 10 instructors and classes over 5 hours. Free.

A Literary Afternoon with Malcolm Boyd and Sherese Francis, Lewis H. Latimer House – Queens, 2:30pm – 5pm

Join an afternoon of fiction and poetry readings with authors Malcolm Boyd and Sherese Francis, accompanied by live music at the home of African-American inventor and poet Lewis H. Latimer (1848-1928). There will be a live performance by saxophonist Leonardo Love. Free.

 

MUSIC

Lost Boy?, The Love Ways, Nihiloceros, La Peche, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

The Living Strange, Spud Cannon, The Modern Dance, Sedona, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $10.

Tigris GRL PWR w/ Abby T, Grace London, Katie Cunningham, Nerika, Moollz, Dana McCoy, Brooklyn Bazaar, 7:30pm, $10.

Littlefoot, Colatura, Virginia and the Woolves, The Grasping Straws, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7pm, $10.

Jacques Renault & Max Mcferren, Rose Gold – Brooklyn, 10pm, $10.

Foreign Exchange with DJ mOma, Rich Knight, Maine, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 11pm, $10.

Alpaca Wolves (Reunion Show), Hartley’s Encore, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8 – $10.

Child Abuse, USA Nails, Prayer Group, Dead Tenants, Dog, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $10.

Metalleg, Velveteen Rabbit , Fascinations Grand Chorus, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

L O T I O N, Witchtrial, Pobreza Mental, Twisted Thing, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 9pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Oh, Such A Good Show, Oh! w/ Phoebe Robinson, Literati (Michael Wolf & Colin O’Brien), Tony Zaret, Josh Nasser, Rebecca O’Neal, Bowen Yang, Larry Owens, Hosted by Ethan Beach, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 10pm, $8 – $10.

Baby & Me Comedy w/ Katie Boyle, Mike Joyce, Ariel Elias, QED – Queens, 3pm, $8 – $10.

Dina Hashem (Conan), Derek Humphrey (Derek Mansplains It All), Ashley Brooke Roberts (NatGeo Explorer), Lauren Hope Krass (Cinder Block Comedy Festival), Hosted by Calvin Cato (Time Out New York), QED – Queens, 9:30pm, $10.

Bomb Shelter Comedy w/ Kevin O’Shea (Comedy Central, SF Sketchfest), Mike Albanese (Netflix, BET), Courtney Maginnis (Let’s See What Else Comedy Show), Chris Murphy (Comedy Central, Broadway Comedy Club), Alex Carabano (Caroline’s on Broadway), 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

Manhattan Open House (over 400 free fitness classes), Various locations, Every day until Feb. 17, 8am – 9pm, Free.

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Saturday until Dec. 29, 2018, 8:30am – 9:30am, Free.

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

High Line Winter Tour, Gansevoort Plaza at the High Line, Every Saturday until Feb. 24, 2018, 12pm – 12:45pm, Free.

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour, Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street – Midtown, 2pm – 3pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (2/4) Super Bowl Party, The Danube, Paul Bergmann, Happy Hour

THINGS TO DO

Super Bowl Party, Brooklyn Bazaar, 6:30pm – 11:30pm

Rockaway Beach Mexican joint Super Burrito is hosting a Super Bowl party. Watch the game on the big screen while eating 50 cent wings. Free. RSVP.

Bayside Stop ‘N’ Swap, Korean Community Services – Queens, 12pm – 3pm

At Stop ‘N’ Swaps, New Yorkers bring items they no longer need and find things that are new to them. Stop ‘N’ Swaps encourage reuse, build community, and reduce the waste NYC sends to landfills. Bring clean, reusable, gently-used portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, and toys that you no longer need, and take home something new to you, free! You don’t have to bring something to take something. Free.

Winter Workspace Drop-In Sunday, Glyndor Gallery in Wave Hill – Bronx, 1pm – 3pm

Artists in the Winter Workspace program share their studio practice with visitors on this Drop-In Sunday. Artists in Session are Tomie Arai, Camille Hoffman, Pedro Ramirez, Jessica Rohrer, Jean Shin and Austin Thomas. Free with admission to the grounds. Admission is $8 for adults, $4 for students and seniors.

Pedro Infante, Cien Años Pienso En Ti, iD Studio Theater – Bronx, 4pm – 6pm

Pedro Infante, Cien Años Pienso En Ti, a one-act play in Spanish with music, offers a new twist on the life of Mexican immigrants living al otro lado. Free. RSVP.

The Danube, The Actors Studio – West Midtown, 2pm – 3:30pm

The Theater and Climate Change series continues with Maria Irene Fornes’ The Danube. The play starts in Budapest, Hungary in 1938 and “soon departs from chronological realism.” Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Paul Bergmann, Dougie Poole, New Love Crowd, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Violets are Wet, Dinowalrus, Jade Helm, Mercury Lounge – LES, 8pm, $10.

Ryan Egan, Saint Marilyn, Parrot Dream, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

The Koran Agan Trio, St. Mazie Bar and Supper Club – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Happy Hour Comedy w/ Lance Weiss, Brett Druck, James Myers, Gianmarco Soresi, Josh Accardo, Chris Griggs, Joseph Vecsey, Kelsey Claire Hagen, Madelein Smith, John Saponaro, Zack Hammond, Eastville Comedy Club – East Village, 6pm, $0 – $8.

 

ONGOING

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour, Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61s t Street – Midtown, 2pm – 3pm, Free.

Seasonal Garden Tours, Queens Botanical Garden – Queens, First weekend of each month, 1pm – 2pm, Free.