THINGS TO DO
Bryant Park Reading Room, Kinokuniya Bookstore – Midtown, 6pm – 7:30pm
Contemporary award-winning poets present their most recent work. Kinokuniya Bookstore provides the warm, library-like environment, with shelves stuffed with books where you’ll get to meet other aficionados of poetry. This month’s poets are Shane McCrae, Sarah Blake, Kerri Webster, Gina Athena Ulysse, and Miranda Field. Poetry readings are on the third Tuesday of each month until April. Free.
The Box Show, Caveat – LES, 9pm – 10:30pm
Everyone’s favorite intersectional feminist late night comedy show returns with a new episode focusing on mental health. Host Kaitlin Fontana will take you on a journey of self care, self destruction and the many ways in which women face their own (and other people’s) mental health, not to mention the stigma attached to it. Featuring sketches, characters, special guests, and a panel of funny women. Featuring special guest panelists Franchesca Ramsey (MTV’s Decoded, Franchesca, and her new book Well, That Escalated Quickly), Negin Farsad (The Muslims Are Coming!, Fake the Nation, and her book How to Make White People Laugh), and Leila Ben-Abdallah (Scary Mommy, The Flea Theater). $10.
Vacuum Bag, Disturbed Furniture, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.
Shredded, Prostitution, REPLICANT, Haagenti, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.
Comedy at the Corner w/ Emma Willmann (Late Show with Stephen Colbert), Harrison Greenbaum (Last Comic Standing), Liz Barrett (Gotham Comedy Live), Tamer Kattan (World Series of Comedy), Brian Kim (Funny or Die), Nathan Habib (SF Sketchfest), Keenan Steiner (NY Comedy Festival), Hosted by Thiago Macklin, Hungry Ghost – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.
Unusual Culprits w/ Marlon Jean Baptiste (Carolines, Gotham Comedy Club), Mario Benitez (The West End, Broadway Comedy Club), Sydnee Washington (MTV, The Unofficial Expert), Whitney Chanel Clark (Carolines, NY Comedy Club), Tino Romero (Carolines, CU Next Tuesday), Stewie Vill (CollegeHumor, Stand Up NY, Bio Channell), Juan Escalante (Carolines, CU Next Tuesday), Whispers – UWS, 8pm, Free, RSVP.
Talk is Cheap w/ Luis J Gomez, Adrienne Iapalucci, Ian Fidance, Rishi Mathur, Whitney Chanel Clark, Aidan Shousky, Andrew Manning, Luke Trovese, Kind Regards – LES, 7pm, Free, RSVP.
Be: Women of Color Exhibition by Walter Cruz, Poe Park Visitor Center – Bronx, Every Tuesday to Saturday until March 31, 9am – 5pm, Free.
Exhibition: Natural Impact, Arsenal in Central Park, 6pm – 8pm, Free.
Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 31, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.
Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields, Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant’s Gate, Every Thursday and Friday until March 8, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.
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