Around NYC Today (7/5) ¡Arriba! Latin Dance Party, Dirty Thursday, Habibi

THINGS TO DO

¡Arriba!: Latin Dance Party, On the High Line at 16th St – Chelsea, 6pm – 9pm

Join Sonido Costeño, which plays a fusion of Latin music and salsa. Their repertoire that includes Son Cubano, Nueva Trova, Boleros & Ballads, Cha Cha Cha, Mambo, Guaguanco, Latin Jazz. Free. RSVP.

Dirty Thursday: ‘90s Night, House of Yes – Brooklyn, 10pm – 4am

The best of the 90’s all in one place, all mixed up and themed to throwback perfection- old school hits, regrettable fashion choices and fads that have come and gone and come back even harder. Embrace your filth on the dance floor. Shake it off, sweat yourself clean, and get dirty all over again. Featuring DJ Dirtyfinger. Free.

Creative Writing 101, Reading Room in Bryant Park, 7pm – 8;30pm

Hone your writing skills al fresco at the Bryant Park Reading Room. Learn about fiction writing, non-fiction writing and more. Free.

Summer in the Square, North Plaza in Union Square Park, 7am – 8:30pm

Come out for a lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities, shows, live music, dance performances, and movie nights all in Union Square Park. Free.

Herald Square Reading Room, Herald Square, 10am – 5:30pm

Enjoy free use of newspapers and magazines at outdoor Reading Rooms. Located both in Herald Square Park and Park East at One Penn Plaza, Reading Rooms are staffed with a coordinator for recommendations. Free.

 

MUSIC

Habibi, The Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd Street – Midtown, 5:30pm, Free with museum admission.

Let’s Play House Roof Party w/ Jacques Renault, Elsewhere (Rooftop), 599 Johnson Avenue – Brooklyn, 5pm, Free, RSVP.

Larry Ham, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, 12:30pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Smash Comedy Show w/ Chike Robinson (NY Comedy Festival), Crystian Ramirez (Last Comic Standing), Alex Payne (Uninspired), Marcus Givan (Laughs on Fox), Paris Sashay (BET), Dan Perlman (MTV), Sam Ruddy (Comedy Central Digital), Host by Royce Wynn (Bad For Love Series), 727Create, 727 Franklin Ave – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

Amanda: A Comedy Show w/ Irene Fagan Marrow, Phil Hunt, Derek Humphrey, Lev Fer, Victoria Hoffman, Sam Evans, Peppermint, Von, 3 Bleecker Street – Greenwich Village, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

The Three Musketeers: 20 Years Later, Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Riverside Park, West 89th Street and Riverside Drive – UWS, 6:30pm, Free.

Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds, North Lawn in Stuyvesant Square, 7:30pm, Free.

Bedtime Stories, Bellevue South Park – Kips Bay, 8pm, Free.

Splash, Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 3 Clarkson Street – Greenwich Village, 8pm, Free.

Jumanji (2017), Roy Wilkins Park Parking Lot, 177th Street and Baisley Boulevard – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Rocky, John Paul Jones Park – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Bronx Park Amphitheatre in Bronx Park – Bronx, 8:30pm, Free.

Jumanji, Nelson Avenue and Tennyson Drive in Seaside Wildlife Nature Park – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park – Inwood, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 31, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

Bryant Park Tai Chi, Fountain Terrace – Bryant Park, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Sept. 27, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

Yoga, Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park, Every Wednesday and Thursday until Sept. 12, 8:30am – 9:30am, Free.

Fitness Walk, Fort Totten Front Gate in Fort Totten Park – Queens, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Nov. 1, 9am – 10am, Free.

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance – Naima Green, Arsenal in Central Park, 830 Fifth Avenue – UES, Every weekday until Aug. 30, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Bryant Park Yoga, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, Every Tuesday until Sept. 20, 6pm – 7pm, Free.

Free Yoga Class, Morris-Jumel Mansion in Roger Morris Park, 65 Jumel Terrace – Washington Heights, Every Thursday until Aug. 30, 6pm – 7pm, Free.

Yoga in the Park, East River Picnic Area in Randall’s Island Park, Every Thursday until Sept. 13, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Prospect Park Yoga, Long Meadow North in Prospect Park – Brooklyn, Every Thursday until Aug. 30, 7pm – 8pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (3/8) Dirty Thursday: ’90s Night, Henry Threadgill, Trobadour

THINGS TO DO

Dirty Thursday: ‘90s Night, House of Yes – Brooklyn, 10pm – 4am

The best of the 90’s all in one place, all mixed up and themed to throwback perfection- old school hits, regrettable fashion choices and fads that have come and gone and come back even harder. Embrace your filth on the dance floor. Shake it off, sweat yourself clean, and get dirty all over again. Flirt till it hurts. Free.

Hard Edges Opening Reception, Cristin Tierney Gallery – Chelsea, 6pm – 8pm

Hard Edges is a group exhibition featuring Lorser Feitelson, Elise Ferguson, and Alois Kronschlaeger. The exhibit will be on view until April 7th. Ferguson and Kronschlaeger will be present at the reception. Free. RSVP.

Draw from Life, The Plaxall Gallery – Queens, 7pm – 10pm

Draw from a live nude model, have a free drink and listen to cool music in an art gallery. $10.

Henry Threadgill, The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, 7pm – 9pm

Henry Threadgill, the winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Music, will share insights on being a composer, band leader, woodwind artist, and original member of the AACM. $0 – $10.

Trobadour, The PIT Underground – Gramercy, March 8 (Thurs.), 10:30pm

The show that celebrates the age of combo of storytelling and song. Stand ups tell stories and a live band complete with a cast of troubadours transform the stories into song. Hosted by Kristin Kirkley. $8.

 

MUSIC

Anna McClellan (Record Release), Navy Gangs, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Augusta Koch (of Cayetana), Anika Pyle, Think Tank, Booing, Brooklyn Bazaar (Cellar Lounge), 7pm, $10.

Nancy Whang (of LCD Soundsystem, Juan Mclean), Brooklyn Bowl, 11:59pm, $10.

Host, Ben Seretan, James Jano, H0L0 – Queens, 7pm, $10.

Adipop, Circe, Gooddroid, Kelsey Pyro, Ma Sha, Sick Din, Watergh0st, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.

Yaasss, Kid Midnight, The Map Room at Bowery Electric – LES, 8pm, $5.

Karen & The Sorrows, Tatters & Rags, Girls On Grass, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Those Weird Guys, The Lemon Twigs (acoustic), Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

Whitney Marchelle, Pelham Fritz Recreation Center – Harlem, 6:30pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Smash Comedy Show w/ Kareem Green (All Def Comedy), Dan Lamorte (Fox’s Red Eye), Lawrence Deloach (Elite Dailyl), Tom Cassidy (Adult Swim), Alex Payne (Pit Presents), Glo (Glo in the City Series), Quan Wiggins (New York Comedy Club), Hosted by Royce Wynn (Bad For Love Series), Sweet Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Grin and Barrett Comedy w/ Matt Koff (The Daily Show), Tyler Fischer (You Tube: Bill Burr Teaches Comedy, America’s Got Talent), Brooke Arnold (Carolines Breakout Artist in March), Liz Barrett (Laughs on Fox), Charles McBee (Gotham Comedy Live), Lucas Connolly (New York’s Funniest), Teresa DeGaetano (The Stand), Beauty Bar – Gramercy Park, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 31, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

Be: Women of Color Exhibition by Walter Cruz, Poe Park Visitor Center – Bronx, Every Tuesday to Saturday until March 31, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Exhibition: Natural Impact, Arsenal in Central Park, 6pm – 8pm, Free.

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields, Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant’s Gate, Every Thursday and Friday until March 8, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.

 

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