Around NYC Today (12/16) William Shakespeare’s Star Wars, Tinker Fest

THINGS TO DO William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope, Anyone Comics – Brooklyn, 4pm – 6:30pm Celebrate the release of Episode VIII with a matinee charity reading of “William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope.” Experience that Galaxy Far, Far Away like never before in the stylings of the Bard. All proceeds go to Toys for Tots. Admission is free with a … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/16) William Shakespeare’s Star Wars, Tinker Fest

Around NYC Today (12/7) Dirty Thursday Office Party, Madison Sq. Tree Lighting

THINGS TO DO Madison Square Holiday Tree Lighting, Madison Square Park – Flatiron District, 3:30pm – 5:30pm The Madison Square Park Conservancy present free seasonal activities that include performances from The Sweetback Sisters, the New York Life Singers and Audra Rox. Tasty Holiday treats provided by wagamama, Eataly and Almond. Tree lighting at 4:55 p.m. Free. 35th Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, 9am – 5pm Join this … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/7) Dirty Thursday Office Party, Madison Sq. Tree Lighting

Around NYC Today (11/20) Butterboy, Free Puppies, Louis Vuitton, Annie Hart

THINGS TO DO Playwrights’ Playground, 4 Columbus Circle, 7pm – 9pm Get a sneak peek into how new plays are created. Playwrights submit ten to 12 pages of a new work in the early stages of development. Actors are cast on the spot and perform a cold reading, followed by a moderated audience feedback session. Free. The Feather Doesn’t Fall Far From The Wing, Columbia … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/20) Butterboy, Free Puppies, Louis Vuitton, Annie Hart

Canstruction at Brookfield Place

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 … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/8) Canstruction, Yayoi Kusama, House of Vogue

Around NYC Today (11/7) SkateFest, Fall Field Day, Dulce Sloan, Sean Patton

THINGS TO DO Fall Field Day, Betsy Head Park – Brooklyn, 11am – 3pm NYC Parks presents the third annual Fall Field Day. Relive classic and re-imagined field day activities such as giant soccer, tug-o-war, bean bag musical chairs, potato sack race, three-legged race, obstacle course, etc. For people of all ages. SkateFest, The Rink at Bank of America Winter Village in Bryant Park – Midtown, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/7) SkateFest, Fall Field Day, Dulce Sloan, Sean Patton

Around NYC Today (10/16): Stomp Out the Muslim Ban, Night of the Living Dead

THINGS TO DO Jason Alexander and Amy Pietz, Build Studio (SoHo), 1pm – 1:30pm Jason Alexander and Amy Pietz will discuss their new show Hit The Road. Doors open 30 minutes before showtime. Valid ID required. Free. RSVP. RZA and DJ Mathematics, Build Studio (SoHo), 1pm – 1:30pm RZA will talk about the new Wu Tang Clan album The Saga Continues. Doors open 30 minutes before … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/16): Stomp Out the Muslim Ban, Night of the Living Dead