Around NYC Today (11/12) Butterboy One Year Anniversary, La Permanence

THINGS TO DO Once Upon a Time, This Land Was Made For You and Me, The American Theatre of Actors, 314 West 54th Street, 4th Floor, Sargent Theater Stage – Theater District, 7pm – 8:50pm An evening of storytelling, poetry and music featuring Ina Chadwick, Duncan Christy, Vanessa David, James Jennings, Thomas Lawlor, Will Strong, Chris Tracy, Maryann Villanueva, and Katherine Wessling. $5 – $30. Fool … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/12) Butterboy One Year Anniversary, La Permanence

Around NYC Today (6/4) Hari Kondabolu, Bryant Park Musical Chairs, Side Ponytail

THINGS TO DO West African Dance Class, Pats Lawn in Inwood Hill Park, W. 218th St. & Indian Road, 6:30pm – 7:30pm Learn the traditional dances unique to West Africa. African dances are largely participatory, with spectators being part of the performance. Free. 7th Annual Bryant Park Musical Chairs Game, Bryant Park, 7:30pm – 9:30pm Join the seventh annual game of musical chairs, featuring Bryant Park’s iconic … Continue reading Around NYC Today (6/4) Hari Kondabolu, Bryant Park Musical Chairs, Side Ponytail

Around NYC Today (1/15) MLK Day, Salsa Mondays, Side Ponytail, Butterboy

THINGS TO DO Salsa Mondays, Boots and Saddle – West Village, 6pm – 8pm Latin dance instruction from award-winning dancers and music from DJ Jon Ali. Classes start at 6p, party after! Salsa, Hustle, Bachata, Cha-cha-cha, Merengue, Samba, Tango, Rumba, Swing. Free. MLK Day, Brooklyn Center for the Arts, 9am – 3pm Honor the spirit of Dr. King with an essay competition, talent show, games … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/15) MLK Day, Salsa Mondays, Side Ponytail, Butterboy

Around NYC Today (1/8) Butterboy, Myq Kaplan and Friends, Zaria Forman

THINGS TO DO An Evening with Zaria Forman, Parsons School of Design – East Village, 6pm – 8pm Celebrate the Climate Museum’s first exhibition, In Human Time. See Zaria Forman’s window installation of Whale Bay, Antarctica No. 4 in person. The reception will include soundscapes Forman recorded on an expedition in Antarctica in 2015. Free spiked hot beverages and treats will be available. There will also a free raffle for … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/8) Butterboy, Myq Kaplan and Friends, Zaria Forman

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

Around NYC Today (11/20) Butterboy, Free Puppies, Louis Vuitton, Annie Hart

THINGS TO DO Playwrights’ Playground, 4 Columbus Circle, 7pm – 9pm Get a sneak peek into how new plays are created. Playwrights submit ten to 12 pages of a new work in the early stages of development. Actors are cast on the spot and perform a cold reading, followed by a moderated audience feedback session. Free. The Feather Doesn’t Fall Far From The Wing, Columbia … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/20) Butterboy, Free Puppies, Louis Vuitton, Annie Hart

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