Around NYC Today (11/4) Nikki Glaser, Social Justice: The Musical, Butterboy

THINGS TO DO Social Justice: The Musical, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, The Bruno Walter Auditorium, 111 Amsterdam Ave – UWS, 6pm – 7:30pm Two documentaries—Black Fiddler (1969) and Gee, Officer Krupke (1975)—will frame a panel discussion on race, class, cultural appropriation and the use of Jerome Robbins’ work to navigate social issues. Free. RSVP. An Inconvenient Talk Show, Caveat, 21 A Clinton St … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/4) Nikki Glaser, Social Justice: The Musical, Butterboy

Around NYC Today (10/23) Jazz and Social Justice, Jo Firestone, Reductress

THINGS TO DO Jazz and Social Justice, National Jazz Museum in Harlem, 58 West 129th Street, 7pm – 9pm Composer, pianist and vocalist Samora Abayomi Pinderhughes creates multidisciplinary works that examine social and political issues. In trio with bassist Ben Williams and drummer Mark Whitfield Jr., Pinderhughes will perform songs from projects including “The Transformation Suite” and his work-in-progress, “The Healing Project,” which focuses on the connections between trauma … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/23) Jazz and Social Justice, Jo Firestone, Reductress

Around NYC Today (10/1) An Inconvenient Talk Show, BK Burn, Archtober Kickoff

MONDAY An Inconvenient Talk Show, Caveat, 21 A Clinton St – LES, 6:30pm – 8:30pm An Inconvenient Talk Show brings together New York’s hottest comedians (Comedy Central, SNL, UCB, etc) and the world’s hottest climate experts (NASA, VICE, NYU, Smithsonian, etc) to tackle the world’s hottest problem. This month’s show features: Aaron Jackson (The Opposition with Jordan Klepper), Dulcé Sloan (The Daily Show) and climate scientist Sonali McDermid (NYU Environmental … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/1) An Inconvenient Talk Show, BK Burn, Archtober Kickoff

Around NYC Today (8/27) Pictureplane, Janeane Garofalo, Secret History of Sushi

THINGS TO DO Bryant Park Pilates, Fountain Terrace in Bryant Park, 6th Avenue and 41st Street, 7:30am – 8:30am Head to Bryant Park for a beginner Pilates class, presented by the Pilates Initiative and Return to Life Center. Mats are provided by Balanced Body and are available to the first 30 attendees at each class. Free. IronStrength, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, West 46th Street – Midtown, 6pm … Continue reading Around NYC Today (8/27) Pictureplane, Janeane Garofalo, Secret History of Sushi

Around NYC Today (6/12) Romeo & Juliet, Sloshed SATs, Manfried the Man, QWAM

THINGS TO DO Bryant Park Graphic Novel Book Club: ‘Manfried the Man,’ Reading Room in Bryant Park, 12:30pm – 1:45pm Join fellow enthusiasts and expert literary facilitators to discuss graphic novels. Stop by the Reading Room and get your free book for the discussion. This week’s book is Manfried the Man by Caitlin Major and Kelly Bastow. Hosted by Kelly Coyle-Crivelli of Penguin Random House. Free. Bryant Park Knitting Class, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (6/12) Romeo & Juliet, Sloshed SATs, Manfried the Man, QWAM

Around NYC Today (5/30) Rosalind Franklin’s Revenge, Ghost in the Shell

THINGS TO DO Bryant Park Author: Summer Reads, Reading Room in Bryant Park, 12:30pm – 1:45pm Join a panel on this summer’s best reads at the Bryant Park Reading Room. Get the inside scoop on the authors’ work, then stick around and get your book signed. Featuring Jamie Brenner’s The Husband Hour, Sally Koslow’s Another Side of Paradise and Aimee Molloy’s The Perfect Mother. Hosted by Robin Kall. Free. Art … Continue reading Around NYC Today (5/30) Rosalind Franklin’s Revenge, Ghost in the Shell

Around NYC Today (5/28) That Human Show, Sue Maskaleris, LIC Henge, Savage

THINGS TO DO LIC Henge, LIC Landing Events Space in Hunter’s Point South Park – Queens, 7pm – 9pm Join Manhattanhenge, that unique time when the sun aligns perfectly with the east/west grid of Manhattan as it sets at one of the best viewing sites in the city. Come early this year for a special performance by Encore, a touring show choir from Do Re Mi School … Continue reading Around NYC Today (5/28) That Human Show, Sue Maskaleris, LIC Henge, Savage

Around NYC Today (5/21) Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Side Ponytail

THINGS TO DO Powerpoint Happy Hour, Caveat – LES, 6:30pm – 8:30pm PowerPoint Happy Hour invites audience members to get drunk and try to explain PowerPoint slides of guest experts. Each person who is randomly selected will be assigned expert PowerPoints and seven to ten minutes to present as they see fit. $10. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, The WorkShop Theater – Hudson Yards, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (5/21) Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Side Ponytail

Around NYC Today (5/11) Silent Disco, Gayme Show, Harrison Lipton, Lady Bird

THINGS TO DO Silent Disco, West 19th Street and Boardwalk in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk – Brooklyn, 7pm – 10pm Ssshhhh! There’s a party going on! Grab a set of wireless headphones and join the party. Tune in to the channel of your choice and dance to amazing music curated by Sound Off Experience DJs. Headphones will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Free. Bryant … Continue reading Around NYC Today (5/11) Silent Disco, Gayme Show, Harrison Lipton, Lady Bird

Around NYC Today (5/2) Comedians You Should Know, Bryant Park Dance Party

THINGS TO DO Bryant Park Dance Party, Fountain Terrace in Bryant Park, 6pm – 8:30pm Dance Party, hosted and produced by Talia Castro-Pozo, includes superb bands and expert dance instruction for extraordinary dancing experiences each Wednesday evening. Free. Arsenal Gallery Exhibition Opening – 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project, Arsenal in Central Park, 6pm – 8pm During the New York City newspaper strike from … Continue reading Around NYC Today (5/2) Comedians You Should Know, Bryant Park Dance Party

Around NYC Today (4/30) Butterboy, The Secret History of Bodegas, Frugal Fitness

THINGS TO DO Frugal Fitness with intenSati, The Financial Gym – Chelsea, 6pm – 8pm intenSati is a sweat-dripping, heart-pumping, mood-lifting cardio class (think dance meets kickboxing meets yoga) that infuses positive spoken affirmations to take your transformation from purely physical to transformational. Free. RSVP. The Secret History of Bodegas, Caveat – LES, 7pm – 9:30pm Explore the history of bodegas and their connection to … Continue reading Around NYC Today (4/30) Butterboy, The Secret History of Bodegas, Frugal Fitness

Around NYC Today (4/15) Spring Performance Festival, Secret Brooklyn

THINGS TO DO Spring Performance Festival, MoMA PS1 – Queens, 12pm – 6pm In conjunction with MoMA PS1’s Spring Open House, VW Sunday Sessions presents a performance festival in collaboration with Brooklyn-based artist-run venue Secret Project Robot featuring more than 35 artists. Featuring music performances by Bottoms, Bunny Michael, Macy Rodman, Jennifer Vanilla, and DJ Dog Dick. FLUCT will premiere a new video work and Kathleen … Continue reading Around NYC Today (4/15) Spring Performance Festival, Secret Brooklyn

Around NYC Today (4/10) Sloshed SATs, Xylouris White, Tyrannosaurus Comedy

THINGS TO DO Sloshed SATs, Caveat – LES, 8pm – 9:30pm Sloshed SATs is part bar-room trivia, part drinking game, and part comedy show. Are you an incredible test taker? Do you crack under pressure? This is your chance to relive the most stressful day of high school in a fun, supportive and totally sloshed environment. Work as an individual or as a team to answer real SAT questions … Continue reading Around NYC Today (4/10) Sloshed SATs, Xylouris White, Tyrannosaurus Comedy

Around NYC Today (4/6) Micro-Movies, Literati Comedy, Youth Film Screening

THINGS TO DO Youth Film Screening, Hamilton Fish Recreation Center – LES, 4pm – 6pm Celebrate the youth of the Hamilton Fish Media Lab with an afternoon of short films written, directed, shot and edited by local, young producers. Light refreshments will be served. Free. Literati: A Comedy Show About Books and the Idiots Who Write Them, Caveat – LES, 8:30pm – 10pm Literati is … Continue reading Around NYC Today (4/6) Micro-Movies, Literati Comedy, Youth Film Screening

Around NYC Today (4/4) Les Fleurs Savages, Comedians You Should Know

THINGS TO DO Les Fleurs Savages Opening Reception, Sotheby’s Institute of Art – Midtown, 6pm – 8pm Sotheby’s Institute of Art presentS Les Fleurs Sauvages, a group exhibition curated by Master of Contemporary Art candidate 2019 Nadine Braquetti. Featuring works by Evan Paul English, Hitomi Gilliam, Jeff Henriquez, Julian Iljun Ju and Dina Lee. Free. RSVP. Conflicted, Caveat – LES, 7pm – 9pm From rivalries and gossip to … Continue reading Around NYC Today (4/4) Les Fleurs Savages, Comedians You Should Know