Around NYC Today (12/13) Panic Attack Comedy, Reformed Whores, White Wave

A People’s Guide to the History in the Time of Here and Now, Primary Stages Studio – Midtown West, 3pm – 5:30pm

A People’s Guide to the History in the Time of Here and Now is a play about a Muslim-American student Jennah who has just transferred to a small Michigan high school. During the weeks immediately following the 2016 election, she struggles to find her place as she engages in a battle of wills against a popular History and Civics teacher. Free. RSVP.

White Wave Holiday Party and Silent Auction, 100 Jay Street PH #32D, 6pm – 9pm

Dance company White Wave hosts a holiday party and silent auction to raise funds for its new studio and theater space in Dumbo. White Wave will perform an excerpt from “iyouuswe,” which previously made an appearance at the La Mama Moves! Festival. The silent auction will include works from artists such as Ran Hwang, Chakaia Booker and Eleanora Kupencow. Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Rips, Hypoluxo, Camp Howard, The Wants, Berlin – East Village, 8pm, $10.

JIL, Dolly Spartans, Sunspeaker, Tobias, Xhosa, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

DJ Statik Selektah, Brooklyn Bowl, 11:30pm, $10.

Honey Harper, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Sunny Jain, David Rubenstein Atrium – Lincoln Square, 7:30pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Reformed Whores, Jim Tews, Rojo Perez, Rebecca Vigil, Alex English, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 10pm, $8.

It’s Everybody’s Birthday: The Star Wars Christmas Edition w/ Krystyna Hutchison (Guys We F**ked Podcast), Martin Urbano (Jimmy Kimmel Live), Christi Chiello (Comedy Central’s Roast Battle), Khalid Rahmann (TBS’ Comics To Watch), Erica Spera (New York Comedy Festival) and Tom Delgado (Let’s See, What Else), The Standing Room – Queens, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Bodega Cat Comedy w/ Kevin Seefried, Andrew Durso, Talib Babb, Jamie Loftus, and Lawson Leong, Offside Tavern – Chelsea, 7:45pm, Free, RSVP.

Amanda Baramki, Courtney Maginnis, Doug Smith, Claudia Cogan, Maria Wojciechowski, Hosted by Babe Parker and Davey Steve Dave, QED – Queens, 9:30pm, $7.

Bomb Shelter Comedy w/ Richie Redding (Madison Square Garden, Barclay’s Center), Paul Schissler (Steve Harvey Show, NY Comedy Festival), Remy Kassimir (The Stand, How Cum? Podcast), Scott Sharp (UCB, Comedy Commune), Kyle Bostic (Bar None Comedy, Up in Smoke Comedy), Jeff Cerulli (NBC, VH1, MTV), Erik Bransteen (FOX, TimeOut NY), Matt Azark (Cart Talk with Matt & Chris podcast), The Gaf West – Midtown, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Panic Attack Comedy w/ Mike Lebovitz (Last Comic Standing), Christian Polanco (The Cooligans), Dina Hashem (CONAN), Jess Salomon (Laughing Skull Festival), Nathan Min (Adult Swim), Bar 2A – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

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

35th Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until January 5, 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.

Strawberry Fields Tour, Merchant’s Gate in Central Park, Every Thursday until Dec. 28, 11am – 12:30pm, Free.

 

Yayoi Kusama: Festival of Life, David Zwirner – Chelsea, Until December 16, Tues. to Sat., Gallery hours: 10am – 6pm. 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 (11/8) Canstruction, Yayoi Kusama, House of Vogue

THINGS TO DO

The Public Theater Mobile Unit: The Winter’s Tale, Brownsville Recreation Center  – Brooklyn, 11:30am – 1:30pm

The Public Theater’s Mobile Unit, which brings productions of Shakespeare to communities all across New York City, journeys through tragedy into comedy with a new production of The Winter’s Tale, directed by Lee Sunday Evans (Caught, Porto). RSVP by emailing vivian.jett@parks.nyc.gov . Free.

The Complete Poetry of Aimé Césaire, Buell Hall – Columbia University, 6pm – 7:30pm

A bilingual French-English reading and discussion with Clayton Eshleman, A. James Arnold, Brent Edwards, Alex Gil, and Rose Réjouis, moderated by Souleymane Bachir Diagne.

House of Vogue, House of Yes – Brooklyn, 10pm – 4am

Vogue Balls are an intentional space for queer and trans people of color. You may know about Vogue from Madonna, but it has roots in the historically marginalised urban black and Latino gay and trans communities. Music from DJ MikeQ and DJ Byrell the Great. $10.

 

FILM

I Am Not Your Negro, Teachers College – Columbia University, 5pm, Free, RSVP.

How We Move: Black Dance on Film, Richard Beavers Gallery – Brooklyn, 7:15pm, $8.

Stand By Me, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

The Textiles, The Big Lonesome, Aaron Waldman, The Map Room at Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $5.

Kew, Journalism, Holy Tunics, Bodega (solo), Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

A Place Both Wonderful and Strange, Love Spread, Indica Moonbeing, Kidaudra, 1272 Broadway – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Climax Landers, Cave Cricket, Human Host, Soul Worm, Alice Cohen and the Channel 14 Weather Team, The Glove – Brooklyn, 8pm, $6.

Toyzanne, Sic Tic, Low Anxiety, Your Dream Coat, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

The Mad Doctors, Rye Pines, Sun Voyager, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 8pm, $7.

Tica Douglas, Spritzer, Nutshell, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 9:30pm, $8 – $10.

Arrows of Love, Daisy Glaze, Moonwalks, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 11:30pm, $5.

 

COMEDY

The Greatest Comedy Show of All Time w/ Stewie Vill (6 pack @ Brit Pack), Carlos Garcia (Baltimore Comedy Festival), Pete Burdette (Dangerfield’s), Mel Forrest (Annoyance Theatre), Shane Morrison (Otto’s Shrunken Head), Carmen Lagala (Lasers in the Jungle), Broadway Comedy Club – Midtown, 7pm, $5.

Wombat: A Comedy Show w/ Maddy Smith, Peter Bandyk, Ben Wasserman, Daniel Simonsen, ReVision Lounge and Gallery – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Erik Bergstrom (Last Comic Standing), Claudia Cogan (Seeso), John Moses (AXS TV), Hosted by Victor Varnado (Jimmy Kimmel), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, 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.

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

Learn Basic Sign Language, Poe Park – Bronx, 10:45am – 11:30am

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

 

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