Around NYC Today (2/5) Bethlehem Steel, Dear Diary, Butterboy, Side Ponytail


Dear Diary: Comedians Read Their Weird Childhood Journals, QED – Queens, 8:30pm – 10pm

Comedian Maggie Lalley hosts a dramatic reading of several comedians’ childhood journals. Laughter inevitable. Discomfort guaranteed. Featuring Brett Kline, Brian Rabadeau, Caroline Doyle, Kimberly Dinaro, Laurel Bacon Cummings, Melissa Parker Caron, Renee Rises. $8.

Salsa Mondays, Boots & Saddle – West Village, 6pm – 8pm

Latin dance instruction from award-winning dancers and music from NYC’s best DJs. Classes start at 6pm, party after! Learn Salsa, Hustle, Bachata, Cha-cha-cha, Merengue, Samba, Tango, Rumba, Swing. Free. RSVP.



Bethlehem Steel, Ex-Girlfriends, Twiga, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Starbenders, Idgy Dean, A Shadow of Jaguar, Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Logan X, Groupie, Phil from Accounting, LUECK, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7pm, $10.

Valerie June, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture – Harlem, 6:30pm, Donation.



Butterboy w/ Seaton Smith, Leah Bonnema, Eman El-Husseini, Chris Duffy, Mara Wiles, Hosted by Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla and Maeve Higgins, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Side Ponytail w/ Sean Patton (Comedy Central), Justin Williams (Mostly Woke), Arti Gollapudi (UCB), Garry N. Hannon (Funny HaHa Funny Queer), Patrick Schroeder (Comedy Central), Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Tickling the Ivories Comedy w/ Nathan Macintosh (Colbert), Abby Rosenquist (Just For Laughs), Tom Thakkar (Conan), Sally Ann Hall (Boston Comedy Festival), Justin Flanagan (Knitting Factory), Hosted by Nathaly Aucar and Thiago Macklin, Pianos – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Savage: A Comedy Show w/ Scott Chaplain (Comedy Central), Kenice Mobley (This American Life, 2 Dope queens), Casey James Salengo (Comedy Central Half Hour, Kimmel), Jennie Sutton (Comedy Central), Ginny Hogan (New Yorker, McSweeney’s), Connor Creagan (WikiFreakz), Fawkner – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.



Lovecraft Film Screenings, Lovecraft – East Village, 6pm, $5.



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 (11/14) Katy Tur, Norwegian Christmas Fair, As If Comedy


Katy Tur, Vanderbilt Hall – Greenwich Village, 6pm – 8pm

NBC News Correspondent Katy Tur discusses the 510 days she reported on Republican Nominee Donald Trump. Over the course of the year and a half, Trump taunted Tur incessantly, transforming her into a prominent figure in the presidential campaign. Tur—who recently received a Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence— reflects on her unexpected time in the spotlight. Free.

Nollywood, N+1 – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9pm

Emily Witt discusses her new book Nollywood, which is a study on Nigerian cinema. Witt will be in conversation with n+1 film critic A. S. Hamrah. Free. RSVP.



Three Tours and Another Brother, Hunter College – UES, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

I Called Him Morgan, Maysles Cinema – Harlem, 7:30pm, $10.



Secret Crush, 2Frail, Project Diem, Nevva, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $9.

Cinemechanica, Dad, Ultra Major, Castle Black, Cape House – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10

Chomper, Drunken Foreigner Band, Arrows of Love, Think Tank, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Soccer Mommy Yohuna, Emily Yacina, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Breaking, Haleek Maul, Abbi Press, Little Shadows, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Tiger + Man, Amy Leon, Adam Melchor, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10

SSDD, Squad Car, Safe Hex, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

No Age, Drunken Foreigner Band, Beat Detectives, Elsewhere – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5 – $10



Chris Duffy’s You Get A Spoon w/ Emmy The Great, Tica Douglas, Maeve Higgins, Caveat – East Village, 7pm, $10.

As If Comedy w/ Cathy Humes (Beast Village), Deno DeMartino (New York Comedy Festival), Arti Gollapudi (LAWL: The Femme Comedy Lab), Fumi Abe (MTV), Amanda Hurley (Caroline’s on Broadway), Kinfolk 90 – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Harmon Leon’s Big Fat Racist Show, QED – Queens, 7:30pm, $7.

Janelle James (Comedy Central), Josh Johnson (Fallon), Giulio Gallarotti (MTV), Ray Kump (VICE), The Shanty – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Show My Goodness w/ Maria Wojciechowski, Evan Morrison, Albert Kirchner, Bushwick Public House – Brooklyn, 8pm, $0 – $5.



Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 28, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

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.

Yayoi Kusama: Festival of Life, David Zwirner – Chelsea, Until December 16, Tues. to Sat., Gallery hours: 10am – 6pm. Free.

Canstruction, Brookfield Place – Lower Manhattan, Until Nov. 14 – 10am to 8pm, Nov. 15 – 10am – 6pm, Free.

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

Norwegian Christmas Fair, Norwegian Seamen’s Church – Midtown East, Nov. 16 to 18 (Thurs to Sat, 12pm – 8pm; Sun 11am -4pm), Free.


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