Around NYC Today (1/14) Adele live near MSG, Two Inch Astronaut, Free Puppies

THINGS TO DO

Adele* Live near Madison Square Garden, Caveat – LES, 9:30pm – 11:30pm

What’s better than seeing the actual Adele sing live at Madison Square Garden? Seeing 10 Adele impersonators sing live near Madison Square Garden! Bring your own black shift dress and get ready to sing Rolling in the Deep at the top of your lungs. $8.

Astronomy: The Night Sky, Marine Park – Brooklyn, 6pm – 7:30pm

Learn the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets. Free.

 

MUSIC

Your Dream Coat, Gorgeous, Virginia and the Woolves, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Two Inch Astronaut, Baglady, Shred Flintstone, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Native Harrow, Gabrielle Marlena, Mercury Lounge – LES, 5:30pm, $10.

Horoscope, Sunken Cheek, Sacramence, Autumn Pool, Motiv –A, Deep Red, SIMA, Brooklyn Bazaar, 7pm, $10.

The Ophelias, Anna Altman, Pom Pom Squad, Mercury Lounge – LES, 8pm, $8.

Cook Thuglass, Violent in Black , Mike Bennett and the SoulGlo Orchestra, The Commotions, Sonny Dumarsais & The Plan, Pianos – LES, 7pm, $10.

Fabrica Records Sundays: 3rd Edition. Chester Hawkins, Lauds, RIIOS, Sandy Ewan, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 7pm, $10.

Lee Bones & The best, Jane Church, Davey & The Chains, High Rider, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Comedy at Beauty Bar w/ Nicki Wright, Chris Daniels, Jeff Scheen, and Jeff Arcuri, Beauty Bar – East Village, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Free Puppies Comedy Hour w/ Jay Jurden (Stand Up NY), Remy Kassimir (Bacon Bits every Sunday @ The Stand), Peter Revello (NY Comedy Club), Rachel Green (Venus Fly Trap Presents: Sugartits), Sydnee Washington (The UnOfficial Expert Podcast), Laurel Cummings (Funny or Die), The Lantern Comedy Club – Greenwich Village, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

Too Soon? Comedy w/ Ashleybrook Roberts, Shane  Torres, Tushar Singh, Katie Hannigan, Stephen Sihelnik, Chris Hamilton, Malia Sias, 135 Eldridge St. – LES, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Dear White People, Lewis H. Latimer House – Queens, 2:30pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour, Fifth Avenue and 61st Street, 2pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (1/13) Watercolor Classes, The Red Party, Bowery Comedy

THINGS TO DO

Spotlight on Still Life – Closing Reception, H.H. Biddle House in Conference House Park – Staten Island, 1pm – 4pm

“Spotlight on Still Life”, curated by artist Ann Marie McDonnell, presents photography from the faculty and students of Curtis High School who were part of an educational program that focuses on the history of the still-life genre through painting and photography, as well as contemporary approaches. Free.

Free Watercolor Classes, Al Oerter Recreation Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park – Queens, 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Painter and filmmaker Ashton Agbomenou will teach three adult watercolor classes demonstrating how to use lines, shapes, and colors to render an image. Bring an image you would like to paint during the two-hour session. Supplies will be provided and beginners are welcome. Free. RSVP by sending an email to cultureartsfun@parks.nyc.gov .

Nature Photography, Highbridge Park – Washington Heights, 2pm – 3:30pm

Bring your camera and join photographer Michael Palma Mir as you capture rock outcrops, cliffs and trees from behind the lens. Mir will discuss nature photography strategies for dealing with difficult lighting situations, lens and zoom choice for perspective control, and composition, using Highbridge Park and its many vistas. Free. RSVP by sending an email to RSVP@FortTryonParkTrust.org .

 

MUSIC

The Red Party w/ DJs Sean Templar, Jarek Zelazny, Johanna Constantine, Mercury Lounge – LES, 10pm, $10.

Runny, Trashy, The Minutes, Nola Gras, The Last Throes, A Friend Who Bleeds, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Emily Reo, Ramona Córdova, Sarah M, Fern Mayo, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8 – $12.

Baby Birds Don’t Drink Milk, ESSi, Daymaker, Ex-Mothers, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.

 

COMEDY

Comedy Outliers w/ Jordan Carlos (Comedy Central), Molly Austin (TruTv), Jo Firestone (Late Night), Eagle Witt (Carolines on Broadway), plus surprise guests , Sean’s Bar and Kitchen – Midtown West, 7pm, $10 – $15.

Bowery Comedy w/ Emily Winter (What A Joke Fest, Feminist Bro), Kate Willett (Comedy Central), Khalid Rahmaan (Conan), Raj Sivaraman (Jeopardy), Ben Wasserman (VICE) Hosted by Chelsea Taylor and Carolyn Busa, The Bowery Electric – LES, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

Last Stop Laughs w/ Robert Dean (Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch), FreddyG (NPR), Camille Theobald (NYC Crime Report), Peter Bandyk (Love Psychics Podcast), Nick Nicosia (New Comics Day), Hosted by Maddy Smith (New York Comedy Festival), QED – Queens, 11pm, Free, RSVP.

The Revolution w/ Lauren Ashcraft, Alyssa Limperis, Erin Maguire, Victoria Hoffman, Veronica Garza, Melissa Diaz, Amanda Gail, Hosted by Kate Moran and Sandy Chansamone, QED – Queens, 7:30pm, $10.

This Day in History w/ Molly Ruben Long, Ariel Elias, Nasser Khan, Raj Sivaraman, Maria Wojciechowski, Kevin O’Brien, Hosted by Chris Calogero and Sarah Kennedy, Caveat – LES, 9pm, $7.

Auntie’s House Comedy Show and House Party w/ Nore Davis (Comedy Central, MTV), Rebecca O’Neal (2 Dope Queens), 361 Stagg St. – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

FILM

What Lies Upstream (2017), Maysles Cinema – Harlem, 2pm, $10.

 

ONGOING

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

Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island’s Prehistory, Conference House Park – Staten Island, Monday to Saturday until January 27, 2018, 10am – 4pm. Free.

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

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields, Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant’s Gate in Central Park, 2pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (1/12) Glow in the Dark Dance Party, Whatever Comedy

THINGS TO DO

Glow in the Dark Madness Dance Party, Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden – Queens, 10pm – 2am

Brush off your best white and neon clothes. Dance the night away at an indoor Glow In The Dark Party, complete with black lights, glow in the dark face painting, glow sticks, and of course, glowing headphones. DJs will play Top 40 Dance Hits and ‘80s throwbacks. $5 – $15.

Planet Earth Drinking Game, Caveat – LES, 9pm – 11pm

Do you love watching Planet Earth? Do you wish a dedicated science writer had made a drinking game to go along with it? So come on down to Caveat to hang out with historian and science writer Emily Hoff and the world’s best nature documentary. You’ll learn all the best times to drink, to cheer, and to be silent because holy shit what just happened? Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Junta, Dog Breath, Flower, Idlehood, Maduros, HECK – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8 or $5 with canned food donation to LES Streetworks.

TMBOY, Novelty Daughter, AKKI, No Intimate, R.E.L., Mercury Lounge – LES, 11:59pm, $10.

Centaurus, Michelle Wake, LAPêCHE, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Coffee, Alexander F., Fits, Patio, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8:30pm, $8 – $10.

 

COMEDY

Boomfire! Standup/UCB Improv Show – Standup by Mike Brown (Carolines/Comedy Outliers Podcast), Chris James (VH1 Single Ladies), Improv by The Set Department, Bait Shop, Towels, Hosted by Mistah Thrillah (Wendy Williams Show, Above Average, Standup BY Comedy Club, UCB), The Triple Crown Ale House – Midtown, 10pm, Free, RSVP.

Whatever Comedy w/ Mic Nguyen, Katharyn Henson, Patrick Monohan, Subhah Agarwal, Dina Hashem, Niagara – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island’s Prehistory, Conference House Park – Staten Island, Monday to Saturday until January 27, 2018, 10am – 4pm. Free.

New You Open House (free fitness classes), St. James Park – Bronx, Every weekday until January 12, 2018, 9am, Free, RSVP.

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park, East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue – UES, 2pm, Free.

 

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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 a print of Forman’s work Errera Channel No. 1, 2016. Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Lina Tullgren, Salt People, Melissa Weikart, Joanna Sternberg, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.

Retroglyphs, First Blush, The 65’s, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

Abraham King, Dark Tea, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

Soulmate Trio, W New York – Times Square, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Dahye Kwon Trio, Club Bonafide – Midtown East, 9:30pm, $10.

The Kings County Swing, St. Mazie Bar and Supper Club – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.

Michael Sarian and the Big Chabones, Club Bonafide – Midtown East, 7:30pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Butterboy w/ Hari Kondabolu, Geoffrey Asmus, Chanel Ali, Hosted by Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla and Maeve Higgins, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Myq Kaplan and Friends w/ Calvin Cato, Richard Bowen, Ariel Elias, Yedoye Travis, Dina Hashem, Shockwave, QED – Queens, 8:30pm, $6.

Yoram Bauman, PhD: The World’s First and Only Standup Economist, Caveat – LES, 7pm, $10.

Tickling The Ivories w/ Crystian Ramirez – (Last Comic Standing), Hanna Dickinson – (Comedy Central), LeClerc Andre (The Stand Comedy Club regular), Tyler Fischer (America’s Got Talent), Plus a special guest, Pianos – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Arse-toria Comedy w/ Adam Sokol, Tim Unkenholz, Lindsay Boling, Tom Delgado, Alissa May Atkinson and special guests, Passage Irish Bar and Kitchen – Queens, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island’s Prehistory, Conference House Park – Staten Island, Monday to Saturday until January 27, 2018, 10am – 4pm. Free.

New You Open House (free fitness classes), St. James Park – Bronx, Every weekday until January 12, 2018, 9am, Free, RSVP.

Around NYC Today (1/1) New Year’s Day Plunge, Lord of the Rings Marathon

THINGS TO DO

New Year’s Day Plunge, Boardwalk at Stillwell Avenue – Brooklyn, 1pm

In spite of freezing temperatures, the Coney Island Polar Bear Club will host its annual New Year’s Day Plunge. Thousands of people are expected to flock to the 114th staging of this event. Swim time is at 1pm but organizers suggest to come early. Event is free for swimmers and onlookers but RSVP is necessary. $25 suggested donation. 

Anthropolizing the Bachelor, Caveat – LES, 7:30pm – 10:30pm

Do you love The Bachelor, but have always wanted live commentary by an anthropologist? Of course you have. Hear Ellen Marakowitz, senior lecturer in anthropology at Columbia University and comedian Nadia Pinder dissect the good, the bad, the problematic, and the just plain “people, am I right??” $10. 

Sue’s Holiday SpecTECHular, The Bridge at Cornell Tech – Roosevelt Island, 10am – 4pm

Zuckerberg Media is launching the 2018 National Tour of Sue’s Tech Kitchen in New York City. Sue’s Holiday SpecTECHular will feature a variety of attractions, including a high-tech food court, a tech toy play zone and gift area, a STEM performance stage, and a cutting-edge VR-cade. $10. 
MUSIC

Just Can’t Get Enough: A Post-Midnight New Year’s Eve Dance Party w/ DJ Ceremony, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 1am, $5. 

 

COMEDY

Ed Sullivan on Acid, Hosted by Calvin Cato, Freddy’s Bar – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free, RSVP. 

Speakeasy Comedy, Hosted by Jordan Raybould and Mike Coscarelli, Local 138 – LES, 9pm, Free, RSVP. 

Savage: A Comedy Show w/ Ryan Beck (The Daily Show), Julia Shiplett (Moth Storyslam Champion), Justin Herman (MTV, BET), Scott Chaplain (Comedy Central), Fawkner – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP. 

 

FILM

Lord of the Rings Marathon, Videology Bar and Cinema – Brooklyn, 12pm – 1am, Free.

 

ONGOING

Cardio/ Zumba Dance Class, Harlem Armory, 7:30pm, Free.

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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Around NYC Today (12/10) Musical Theatre Mayhem, Youtube Jukebox

THINGS TO DO

Youtube Jukebox, Caveat – LES, 7pm – 9pm

That part of the party where everybody takes turns putting on YouTube videos, but at a bar, and on a huge screen. Hosted by Haley Sacks. $5.

Musical Theatre Mayhem, QED – Queens, 8:30pm – 10pm

Musical theatre nerds unite! Join a night of showtunes and comedy with Maurice Licorish, Blair Dawson, Jes Tom, Hosted by Sarah Kennedy and Patrick J. Reilly. $5.

 

MUSIC

9m88, Berlin – East Village, 8pm, $10.

Baba Gris, Emina, Sr. Langosta, Sol Creciente, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

GRLMIC Benefit feat. Virginia Woolf, Spud Cannon, Ó, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

Washer, Bethlehem Steel, Cross Legged, Hosted by Brett Davis, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 1pm, $10.

Lady Moon & The Eclipse, Hardwork Movement, Tacuma Bradley’s Unity Band, Leo Manzari, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7pm, $10.

Steevy X, Bombers, Villins, Albert Bouchard Project, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8 – $10.

 

FILM

CHARAS: The Improbable Dome Builders, Pioneer Works – Brooklyn, 4pm, Free, RSVP.

 

COMEDY

Irene Fagan Merrow, Emily Lynne, Chelsea Taylor, Arti Gollapudi, Bronwyn Ariel Isaac, Rebecca V. O’Neal, QED – Queens, 7pm, $7.

Comedians on Stage Telling Jokes w/ Ian Lara, Molly Kornfeld, Rob Leon, Robert Dean, Ethan Hall, Hosted by Jon Newman, The Lantern – Greenwich Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Too Soon? Comedy Night, Sensei Gallery Bar – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Doug Smith (Conan), Matt Wayne (Comedy Central) perform half hours, Hosted by Courtney Maginnis, Artspace PS109 – UES, 8pm, $5.

Comedy At The Knitting Factory, Hosted by Will Miles, Clark Jones and Kenny DeForest, Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Grand Holiday Bazaar, Grand Bazaar NYC – UWS, Every Sunday until Dec. 24, 10am – 5:30pm, Free.

ARC Holiday Record + CD Sale, 54 White Street – Tribeca, Every day until Dec. 17, 11am – 6pm, Free.

‘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.

Grand Central Holiday Fair, Grand Central Terminal – Midtown, Until Dec. 24, 10am to 8pm.

Arts and Crafts Fair, Alice Austen Park – Staten Island, Until Dec. 25, 11am -5pm, Free.

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

Union Square Holiday Market, Southern side of Union Square Park, Until December 24 (Weekdays – 11am to 8pm; Sat. – 10am to 8pm; Sun. 11am to 7pm), Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (11/24) Indie Pop Dance Party, King Hippo Comedy

THINGS TO DO

Black Friday Meditation, Wave Hill – Bronx, 11am – 12pm

Avoid Black Friday busyness by joining a community meditation focused on gratitude and clearing your mind. Led by Neem Dewji of Yoga for Bliss. Garden admission: $8 for audlts, $4 for students and seniors.

Black Friday Hike, Start at Doris Freedman Plaza in Central Park, 11am – 2pm

The hike will start at the southern end of the park – 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and end at the northern end near the Harlem Meer. Free.

Arkham Gothic Dance Party, Bizarre Bushwick, 10pm – 4am

Music by DJ Cyclonus and DJ James David. Horror movies on screen. Free. RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorial in NYC Parks, Arsenal in Central Park (UES), Until Nov. 24, 9am – 5pm. Free.

Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island’s Prehistory, Conference House Park – Staten Island, Monday to Saturday until January 27, 10am – 4pm. Free.

‘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.

Grand Central Holiday Fair, Grand Central Terminal – Midtown, Until Dec. 24, 10am to 8pm.

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

Amsterdam Whitney’s November 2017 Exhibition, Amsterdam Whitney Gallery – Chelsea, Until Dec. 8, 11am – 5pm, Free, RSVP.

Union Square Holiday Market, Southern side of Union Square Park, Until December 24 (Weekdays – 11am to 8pm; Sat. – 10am to 8pm; Sun. 11am to 7pm), Free.

The Typing Machine: Participatory and Multimedia Exhibition, El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 – UES, Until Nov. 26, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Whose Streets?, Elinor Bunin Monroe Film Center’s Amphitheater, UWS, 5pm, Free, RSVP.

Planet Earth, Caveat – LES, 5pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Kasador, The Either, Kid Le Chat, Bowery Electric – LES, 7:30pm, $8 – $10.

Antagonista, Dan Abraham, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $8 – $10.

Hold On Caulfield, Little Image, Gogeous, Sad Cops, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Electric Feel Dance Party w/ DJ Gina Bon Jersey, DJ Jordan Stern, Bowery Electric – LES, 11pm, $10.

R & She: The Queens of Hip-Hop and R&B, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 11pm, $5 – $8.

Dance Yourself Clean: An Indie Pop Dance Party, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 10pm, $10.

Cinema Cinema, Tidal Channel, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Party Patrol w/ Super Bueno, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free.

DJ Shane MauX, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 10pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Cross the Bridge Comedy, Artichoke’s Basille Pizza – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free, RSVP.

Rachel Joan (New York Comedy Festival), Isabel Hagen (The Lantern), Dan Perlman (Flatbush Misdemeanors), Dan Lamorte (Comedy Celluar), Hosted by Brooke Arnold (New York Comedy Festival), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Whatever Comedy Show, Hosted by Amy Cardinale and Peter Revello, Niagara Bar – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

King Hippo Comedy, Hosted by Ayanna Dookie (MTV) and Mike Brown (MTV), The Mockingbird – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Bitches Brew Comedy w/ Naomi Karavani, Melissa Stokoski, Shelby Taylor and Erica Spera, Halyards – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

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