THINGS TO DO
Readings in Contemporary Poetry: Sharon Mesmer and Wayne Koestebaum, Dia: Chelsea, 6:30pm, $10 general admission, $6 for seniors and students
Dia’s monthly Readings in Contemporary Poetry series, curated by poet and author Vincent Katz, stresses the experimental aspects of contemporary poetic practice. It highlights commonalities among poets and puts their diverse voices in conversation with one another.
A. Savage: The Past, Too, Is an Intruder (Opening Reception), A-Pou’s Taste – East Village, 7pm – 10pm
Parquet Courts frontman A. Savage unveils a new series of paintings. Free.
Instar Books Halloween Bash, Babycastles – Brooklyn, 7pm – 11:30pm
Instar Books is hosting our first annual Halloween bash, as well as a launch party for the book The Black Emerald. Readings by Jeanne Thornton, Miracle Jones, Chavisa Woods, and Torrey Peters. Live piano karaoke by Jason Laney. Free ebooks to everyone who comes in costume. Free. RSVP.
SmashCut CineFest (VIP Reception w/ open bar and food), IFC Center – Greenwich Village, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.
Ariel Pink – Happy Hour and Listening Party, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free.
Luke Elliot, decker., Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.
Dezi5, Corey TuT, Will Sheridan, DJ Lorant, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.
Freezing Cold, Hotline, New Love Crowd, Fits, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.
Cutters, Nihiloceros, Sister Munch and Electro Insides, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.
Kyp Malone (TV on the Radio), Matt G, Joseph Sant, Chase King, Darlin Darlin (Puerto Rico benefit), Muchmore’s – Brooklyn, 9pm, $10.
Lawrence Rothman, PONY, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10 – $12.
Silly Chilly Presents: Too Much Hot Sauce feat. Jacob Williams, Katie Hanigan, Derrick Thompson, Jordan Raybould, Erica Spera, Katie Barbaro, Kat Belinfante, The Lantern – Greenwich Village, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.
STEVIE feat. George Civeris (Just For Laughs), Josh Sharp (The Opposition), Julia Shiplett (Bridgetown), Dulce Sloan (Daily Show), Liza Treyger (Comedy Central), Cocoon Central Dance Team (Snowy Bing Bongs), Hosted by Drew Anderson, Sam Taggart and Marcia Belsky, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.
Dan+Joe+Charles feat. Janelle James (Comedy Central), Josh Johnson (Fallon), Giulio Gallarotti (MTV), Ray Kump (VICE), The Shanty – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.
David Suarez, Chris Casiero, Jennifer Schemke, Adam P. Murphy, Jodi Coyote, Jeff Ceruli, Mo Vida, Ron Barba, Matt Azark and Sisi Gulturk, Hosted by Glenn Cohen, Kiabacca Bar – Midtown, 9pm, Free, RSVP.
John Donovan, Robby Leon, Casey McGowan, Caitlin Peluffo, Pedro Gonzalez, Lance Pauker, Special guest Emma Willman (Colbert), Ziggy’s – UES, 9pm, Free, RSVP.
Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorial in NYC Parks, Arsenal in Central Park (UES), Until Nov. 24, 9am – 5pm, Free.
Women With Wings Art Exhibit, Friendship Garden – Sugar Hill, Every Tuesday until Oct. 31, 2pm – 4pm, Free.
Eating Bitterness Art Exhibit, 384 Broadway – Tribeca, Until Oct. 27, Tuesday to Friday 2pm – 8pm, Weekends 11am to 7pm, Free.
Self Storage Gallery Exhibition, Flux Factory – Queens, Until Oct. 27, 7pm, Free.
Gettin’ Wet with Miss Guy: The Photography of Guy Furrow, Art-on-A (East Village), Until Nov. 2, Free.
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