THINGS TO DO Nordic Book Club, Scandinavia House – Midtown, 6pm – 7pm Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of the Nordic Book Club. This month’s book is They Know Not What They Do by Jussi Valtonen. This psychological novel, set in the near future, focuses on a man struggling to protect his new family from violence. It was the winner of the 2014 … Continue reading Around NYC Today (2/26) Nordic Book Club, Side Ponytail, Sasheer Zamata
THINGS TO DO For Sale: A Staged Reading, O’Lunney’s Times Square Pub – Midtown, 6pm – 9pm From a call center in Mumbai, India to America, the land of opportunity – Jay, Amisha, and Mahesh are only trying to make a living, or so they tell themselves as they scam American immigrants for money. When new employee Sania brings her idealism to this world, their … Continue reading Around NYC Today (2/12) The 30 Year Old Virgin, Butterboy, Side Ponytail Comedy
THINGS TO DO Holiday Party With Live Jazz, Blood Root Valley – Staten Island, 1pm – 3pm Join a special holiday party with live jazz music by former Blue Note recording artist, George Braith and his band. Braith has played with greats such as John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, and Dizzy Gillespie and invented the double-sax called the Sopralto Braithophone. Presented by the Jazz Foundation of … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/13) Holiday Jazz Party, Frank Conniff’s Cartoon Dump
THINGS TO DO Center for Italian Modern Art Open Hours, 421 Broome Street – SoHo, 1pm – 6pm CIMA extends its hours to coincide with its Alberto Savinio exhibition. Registration is required. $10 general admission, free for students and members. Lott House Annual Christmas Tree Lighting, Hendrick I. Lott House – Brooklyn, 6pm – 8pm Celebrate the holidays with the annual tree lighting at the … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/8) CIMA Open Hours, Saved By The ’90s, Myq Kaplan
THINGS TO DO Karaoke Afterwork Fridays, Dean Café Bar – Brooklyn, 4pm – 9pm KittyKlash: A Drag and Burlesque Cosplay Variety Show, Bizarre – Brooklyn, 8pm – 10pm Crimson Kitty and Erika Klash host a one night only cosplay variety show. With performances by APOCOLYPTA, Avant Garbage, Cream Victoria, Fem Appeal, Hazel Tart, Krymson Scholar, Lee VaLone. Beats By DJ ACCIDENT REPORT and Eric Shorey. $10. Harmon … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/17) KittyKlash, Winter Village, Aparna Nancherla
THINGS TO DO Sunnyside Arts and Crafts Show, Queen of Angels Church – Queens, 9:30am – 5pm Buy pottery, jewelry, paintings, photography, ornaments and other items from 40 Sunnyside artisans. Each purchase gets you a free glass of wine from Lowery Liquors as long as supplies last. Free, RSVP. Not Far from Where We Were Before: Scenes and Songs from Lerner & Loewe, HB Studio … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/12) Broadway at W, Sunnyside Arts and Crafts Show
THINGS TO DO Cry Havoc!, New York Historical Society – UWS, 7pm – 10pm Stephan Wolfert recounts his own experiences of military service, weaving his personal narrative with lines from some of Shakespeare’s most famous speeches. Pay as you wish. RSVP. White Man On A Pedestal Opening Reception, Pioneer Works – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9pm White Man On A Pedestal is a two-person exhibition by … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/10) Cry Havoc, White Man on a Pedestal, Relationshit!
THINGS TO DO Outro Grand Opening, 816 Broadway (East Village), 8am – 10pm First 50 customers get free drinks. Various freebies and promotions throughout the day. Studio Museum Book Market, Studio Museum in Harlem, 12pm – 6pm Buy a bag and fill it up: an entire tote bag full of books is just $20. A huge selection of Museum publications, including artists’ books, catalogues, posters, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/20), Studio Museum Book Market, Virtually Real