Around NYC Today (10/24), SmashCut CineFest, Ariel Pink, A. Savage

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.

 

FILM

SmashCut CineFest (VIP Reception w/ open bar and food), IFC Center – Greenwich Village, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

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.

 

COMEDY

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.

 

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.

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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Around NYC Today (10/20), Studio Museum Book Market, Virtually Real

Virtually Real at VR World
Virtually Real at VR World

THINGS TO DO

Outro Grand Opening, 816 Broadway (East Village), 8am – 10pm

First 50 customers get free drinks. Various freebies and promotions throughout the day.

Studio Museum Book Market, Studio Museum in Harlem, 12pm – 6pm

Buy a bag and fill it up: an entire tote bag full of books is just $20. A huge selection of Museum publications, including artists’ books, catalogues, posters, and vintage publications will be available. In addition, past and current issues of Studio magazine and Harlem Postcards will be available for free. Until Oct. 22, Sunday.

Escape East Happy Hour, Japan Society Gallery (Midtown), 6pm – 9pm

Join this special installment of Japan Society’s monthly mixer for art enthusiasts. This event is also opening night of fall exhibition Hiroshi Sugimoto: Gates of Paradise. Free.

Virtually Real, VR World (Midtown), 7pm – 10pm

VR World presents Virtually Real, an event curated by artists Nicole Ruggiero and Terrell Davis that bridges the gap between virtual reality and fine art. Each artist in the exhibition was invited to craft their own virtual reality, interactive art, 360 experience, and games to give a voice to their own online perspectives from places like NYC, Paris, San Francisco, Hong Kong, and Mexico City. Performances from talented electronic musicians like Qualiatik, Virgo, and The Glad Scientist. $10.

The Importance of Being Earnest, Atlantic Theater Company (Chelsea), 8pm – 10pm

The Atlantic Acting School and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts Department of Drama stages Oscar Wilde’s classic comedy. Free. RSVP.

FILM 

ParaNorman (2012), Jackie Robinson Park (Harlem), 6pm, Free.

The Bride of Frankenstein, Carroll Park (Brooklyn), 6:15pm, Free.

Jennifer’s Body, McCarren Park (Brooklyn), 6:15pm, Free.

Drive in Movie: Hocus Pocus, John Golden Park (Queens), 6:30pm, Free.

MUSIC

Baroque Concert: Queens Consort, King Manor Museum – Rufus King Park (Queens), 6:30pm, $10 – $15.

Two Man Advantage (20 Year Anniversary Show), The New York Rel-X (Reunion Show), Daycare Swindlers, Miscegenator, Bowery Electric (LES), 6:30pm, $10.

Invading Species, Dias Azules, Banji, Oh Oh Ecstasy, The Safari Room at El Cortez, 7pm, $10.

Life Is So Peculiar: American Popular Songs 1919-1956, Old Stone House in J.J. Byrne Playground (Brooklyn), 7:30pm, Free.

Weird Owl, The Unconditional Love, Heavy Birds, The Kingsland (Brooklyn), 7:30pm, $8.

Suncruiser, Journalism, Trivial Shields, C’mon Everybody (Brooklyn), 8pm, $8 – $10.

decker., Paris_Monster, Union Pool (Brooklyn), 8pm, $10 – $12.

Winstons, Deeper, New Rose, Cape House (Brooklyn), 8pm , $8 – $10.

Bewitcher, Syphilitic Lust, Goat’s Grave, Bar Matchless (Brooklyn), 8pm, $8.

Melkbelly, Anni Rossi, Maneka, Alphaville (Brooklyn), 8pm, $10.

Lina Tullgren, Slow Dancer, Sister James, Sunnyvale (Brooklyn), 8pm, $10.

Mommy, Deli Girls, Blu Anxxiety, Amour Fou, HECK (Brooklyn), 9pm, $7.

Ernestas Sadau, Nick Klein, Alex from Queens, Camille BWR, Secret Project Robot (Brooklyn), 10pm, Free before 11pm, $7 after.

BASSBEAR!! Under Pressure EP Release, JX Cannon, El Blanco Nino, Montepiedra, Bojaq, Gooddroid, Mercury Lounge (LES), 11:59pm, Free.

COMEDY

The Living Room Show feat. Gus Tate, Josh Rabinowitz, Ashley Grashaw, Calvin Cato, Postmark Cafe (Brooklyn), 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Kobra Comedy Show feat. Bret Raybould​ Josh Tolentino Michelle Slonim​ Zainal Bostaman​, Froilan Cafe Lounge (Brooklyn), 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Nathan Habib (Punchline), Rachel Joan (Sirius/XM), Edward Farrell (Edward Farrell’s Diet Coke Reviews on Yelp), Brooke Arnold (NY Fringe), Hosted by Melissa Diaz (Carolines), Old Man Hustle (LES), 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Bitches Brew feat. Naomi Karavani, Melissa Stokoski, Shelby Taylor & Erica Spera, Halyards (Brooklyn), 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Camouflage Comedy Show feat. Dulce Sloan, Sal Vulcano, Sonia Denis, Gary Vider, Corinne Fisher, Tyler Fischer, Hosted by Lucas Connolly, Big Irv’s (Brooklyn) 9pm, $5 – $10.

Cross the Bridge Comedy, 18 Wyckoff Avenue (Brooklyn), 11pm, $0 – $3.80.

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.

Women With Wings Art Exhibit, Maggie’s Garden (Sugar Hill), Every Friday 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.

Gettin’ Wet with Miss Guy: The Photography of Guy Furrow, Art-on-A (East Village), Until Nov. 2, Free.