Around NYC Today (2/12) The 30 Year Old Virgin, Butterboy, Side Ponytail Comedy

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 carefully built up images chip away leaving them to face their identity and moral choices. Free.

The 30 Year Old Virgin, Three of Cups – East Village, 7pm – 9pm

Kevin Doyle’s The 30 Year Old Virgin is an hour of stand up told as one long story. He grew up in a conservative Christian home and was saving himself for marriage. He was engaged but called off his engagement a month before his wedding and woke up in New York City, a 30 year old virgin. This show was previously staged at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. $10.

 

MUSIC

Max Pain And The Groovies, Jane Church, Coco Verde, Datenight, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

SECRET CRUSH, Miracle Sweepstakes, BLEW,Ryan Work, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10.

Demi, Chloe Lilac, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

Morus Alba, Sailor Boyfriend, Fading Not Receding, Pando, The Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

 

COMEDY

Butterboy w/ Rob Cantrell, Emily Flake, Jennie Sutton, Alzo Slade, Chloe Radcliffe, Chris Garcia, Hosted by Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla and Maeve Higgins, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Side Ponytail Comedy w/ Kerry Coddett (The Rundown with Robin Thede, Tru TV’s Comedy Knockout), Michael Foulk (Out Of Bounds Comedy Festival), Lauren Hope Krass (Women in Comedy Fest), Paige Bowman (Laughing Skull Festival) , Zach Swan (Fern Gully Comedy Show), Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Savage: A Comedy Show w/ Corinne Fisher (Guys We Fucked), Mara Wiles (Viceland, RISK!), Will Abeles (Regrets Of My Father), Luke Mones (Caroline’s, UCB), Amy Buchwald (CBS, Knitting Factory), Alex Ptak (Space Trash), Fawkner – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Razzle Dazzle w/ Andy Haynes (Conan, Fallon, Comedy Central Half Hour), Marcia Belsky (Handmaid’s Tale: The Musical, Reductress), Sam Taggart (Brooklyn Mag’s 50 Funniest Comedians, Live on Broadgay), Marie Faustin (Unofficial Expert podcast), Carmen Lagala (Bridgetown Comedy Festival, All Female Reboot), Cape House – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5.

 

ONGOING

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

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Identity, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until Feb. 23, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (NYE) Times Sq. Ball Drop, BackFat Year in Review, Fireworks

Happy New Year!

THINGS TO DO

New Year’s Eve Ball Drop, Times Square, Dec. 31 (Sun), midnight

Times Square is synonymous with New Year’s Eve. To get a good spot when fireworks explode and confetti go airborne, show up at around 3pm. You’ll need to navigate a maze of street closures and endure an outdoor version of a packed subway ride for hours. Check out the schedule of the pre-ball drop show here.

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Celebration, Grand Army Plaza – Brooklyn, Dec. 31 (Sun), 10pm – 11:59pm

See Brooklyn’s answer to the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop.  Featuring a performance by Quintessential Playlist starting at 10:30 p.m., followed by fireworks at the stroke of midnight. Free. RSVP required.

New Year’s Eve Celebration and Fireworks, Coney Island Beach and Boardwalk, Dec. 31 (Sun), 6pm – 11:59pm

Greet the new year with live music and Coney Island’s side show performances. Go on rides such as the Thunderbolt Roller Coaster, The B&B Carousell and Deno’s Wonder Wheel for free (weather permitting). There will also be fireworks display at the stroke of midnight. Free

MUSIC

Fruit & Flowers, Rose Gold (Formerly Cape House) – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10. 

Forever Young – NYE New Wave Dance Party w/ DJs Templar, Ash, Michael T, V-Christ, Mercury Lounge – LES, 11:59pm, $10. 

Cypher League Presents: A Holiday Gathering (NYE) w/ Deem Spencer, Madwiz, Connor Donovan, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8. 

Reverend Vince Anderson and the Love Choir, Union Pool –Brooklyn, 7pm, $10. 

The Awesome Aughts New Year’s Eve Party w/ DJ Steve Reynolds, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 10pm, $5. 

 

COMEDY

BackFat Year in Review w/ Julia Shiplett (HBO’s Crashing, The Moth Radio Hour, McSweeneys), Kenice Mobley (2 Dope Queens, Laughs on FOX), Chris Calogero (Vice), Maria Wojciechowski (Seeso), Larry Mancini (of the band The Tracys), Carmen Lagala (Bridgetown Comedy Festival), Elise Valderrama (Fusion TV correspondent), Drew Anderson (Stevie), Kale Bogdanovs (Devour Hour Comedy), Frank Nelson (Finger Lakes Comedy Festival), Emily Winter (Fusion TV, Glamour, TV Land), 61 Local – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP. 

Edward Farrell (Edward Farrell’s Diet Coke Reviews on Yelp), Napoleon Emill (Flatbush Misdemeanors), Hosted by Rachel Joan (New York Comedy Festival), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP. 

 

ONGOING

‘Volez Voguez Voyagez’ Louis Vuitton Exhibition, 86 Trinity Place – Lower Manhattan, Until January 7, (Mon to Sat – 10 am to 8pm; Sun – 11am to 7pm), Free. RSVP.

Winter Village, Bryant Park – Midtown, Until January 2, Weekdays – 11am to 8pm, Weekends – 10am – 8pm, Free.

Holiday Market at the Oculus, Westfield World Trade Center – Lower Manhattan, Until January 2, 9am to 9pm, Free.

 

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