Around NYC Today (1/13) Watercolor Classes, The Red Party, Bowery Comedy

THINGS TO DO

Spotlight on Still Life – Closing Reception, H.H. Biddle House in Conference House Park – Staten Island, 1pm – 4pm

“Spotlight on Still Life”, curated by artist Ann Marie McDonnell, presents photography from the faculty and students of Curtis High School who were part of an educational program that focuses on the history of the still-life genre through painting and photography, as well as contemporary approaches. Free.

Free Watercolor Classes, Al Oerter Recreation Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park – Queens, 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Painter and filmmaker Ashton Agbomenou will teach three adult watercolor classes demonstrating how to use lines, shapes, and colors to render an image. Bring an image you would like to paint during the two-hour session. Supplies will be provided and beginners are welcome. Free. RSVP by sending an email to cultureartsfun@parks.nyc.gov .

Nature Photography, Highbridge Park – Washington Heights, 2pm – 3:30pm

Bring your camera and join photographer Michael Palma Mir as you capture rock outcrops, cliffs and trees from behind the lens. Mir will discuss nature photography strategies for dealing with difficult lighting situations, lens and zoom choice for perspective control, and composition, using Highbridge Park and its many vistas. Free. RSVP by sending an email to RSVP@FortTryonParkTrust.org .

 

MUSIC

The Red Party w/ DJs Sean Templar, Jarek Zelazny, Johanna Constantine, Mercury Lounge – LES, 10pm, $10.

Runny, Trashy, The Minutes, Nola Gras, The Last Throes, A Friend Who Bleeds, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Emily Reo, Ramona Córdova, Sarah M, Fern Mayo, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8 – $12.

Baby Birds Don’t Drink Milk, ESSi, Daymaker, Ex-Mothers, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.

 

COMEDY

Comedy Outliers w/ Jordan Carlos (Comedy Central), Molly Austin (TruTv), Jo Firestone (Late Night), Eagle Witt (Carolines on Broadway), plus surprise guests , Sean’s Bar and Kitchen – Midtown West, 7pm, $10 – $15.

Bowery Comedy w/ Emily Winter (What A Joke Fest, Feminist Bro), Kate Willett (Comedy Central), Khalid Rahmaan (Conan), Raj Sivaraman (Jeopardy), Ben Wasserman (VICE) Hosted by Chelsea Taylor and Carolyn Busa, The Bowery Electric – LES, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

Last Stop Laughs w/ Robert Dean (Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch), FreddyG (NPR), Camille Theobald (NYC Crime Report), Peter Bandyk (Love Psychics Podcast), Nick Nicosia (New Comics Day), Hosted by Maddy Smith (New York Comedy Festival), QED – Queens, 11pm, Free, RSVP.

The Revolution w/ Lauren Ashcraft, Alyssa Limperis, Erin Maguire, Victoria Hoffman, Veronica Garza, Melissa Diaz, Amanda Gail, Hosted by Kate Moran and Sandy Chansamone, QED – Queens, 7:30pm, $10.

This Day in History w/ Molly Ruben Long, Ariel Elias, Nasser Khan, Raj Sivaraman, Maria Wojciechowski, Kevin O’Brien, Hosted by Chris Calogero and Sarah Kennedy, Caveat – LES, 9pm, $7.

Auntie’s House Comedy Show and House Party w/ Nore Davis (Comedy Central, MTV), Rebecca O’Neal (2 Dope Queens), 361 Stagg St. – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

FILM

What Lies Upstream (2017), Maysles Cinema – Harlem, 2pm, $10.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Saturday until Dec. 29, 2018, 8:30am, Free.

Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island’s Prehistory, Conference House Park – Staten Island, Monday to Saturday until January 27, 2018, 10am – 4pm. Free.

High Line Winter Tour, Gansevoort Plaza at the High Line, Every Saturday until Feb. 24, 2018, 12pm, Free.

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields, Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant’s Gate in Central Park, 2pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (12/27) Hot Box Comedy, Norm Westberg, Double Dutch

Dictionary Drive, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm

Silent Barn is hosting a Dictionary Drive for NYC Books Through Bars two days after Christmas. You can bring dictionaries, thesauruses, GED studies, and atlases in good condition. Also stamps and other shipping supplies. Readings + DJ sets. $5.

Double Dutch Tournament, Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center – Queens, 9:30am – 5pm

Test your skills in this free Double Dutch tournament. Divisions include novice, intermediate and advanced. Check in is at 9:30am. Free.

 

MUSIC

This Is Clémence, The Regrets, Logan X, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Noelle Tannen & The Filthy No-No’s, Sasha Masakowski, Mama Juke, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Danielle de Picciotto (Crime and The City Solution) and Alexander Hacke (Einsturzende Neubauten), Norm Westberg (Swans), Twisty Cats, Laura Ortman, Twisty Cats, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $10.

Kitari EP Release, The Double Negatives, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

John Davis (ex-The Folk implosion) & The Cicadas , The Mona Passage, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Natia, Alvin Irby, Malorie Bryant, Reggie Edwards, Aminah Imani, Usama Siddiquee, BK9 Kitchen and Bar – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Awkward Stage Comedy w/ Bob Hansen, Emily Winter, FreddyG, Courtney Fearrington, Rosebud Baker, Hosted by Erin Lynn O’Connor and Rosa Escandon, QED – Quens, 7:30pm, $8.

Hot Box Comedy w/ Liza Treyger (Comedy Central, Conan), Mike Brown (FOX, MTV), Christi Chiello (Comedy Central), Petey DeAbreu (Secret Loft Show, MTV), Hosted by Marie Faustin & Sydnee Washington (MTV, Oxygen and The Unofficial Expert Podcast), Et Al – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Too Many Cooks Comedy, Hosted by Samantha Ruddy (Night Train with Wyatt Cenac), Luke Touma (Sirius XM), JP McDade (Just For Laughs), Jordan Temple (Hidden Fences, Showtime), and Dina Hashem (Comedy Central), Lucky Jack’s – LES, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

35th Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until January 5, 9am – 5pm. Free.

Around NYC Today (12/13) Holiday Jazz Party, Frank Conniff’s Cartoon Dump

THINGS TO DO

Holiday Party With Live Jazz, Blood Root Valley – Staten Island, 1pm – 3pm

Join a special holiday party with live jazz music by former Blue Note recording artist, George Braith and his band.  Braith has played with greats such as John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, and Dizzy Gillespie and invented the double-sax called the Sopralto Braithophone. Presented by the Jazz Foundation of America. Free.

Frank Conniff’s Cartoon Dump, QED – Queens, 7:30pm – 9pm

Frank Conniff (TV’s Frank on Mystery Science Theater 3000) hosts a variety/stand-up show in the guise of a fake kid’s show. Frank hosts the show in character as Moodsy, the Clinically Depressed Owl, and shows a bunch of weird and crappy old cartoons between stand-up, music and sketches. Featuring sets from Daniel Simonsen, Lucas Connelly, Carolina Hidalgo and Tony Conniff. $6.

 

FILM

The Rules of the Game (1939), Anthology Film Archives – LES, 7pm, $9. Free for members.

 

MUSIC

Project Diem, Like Herding Cats, Deal Casino, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Dakota Jones, Sami Stevens, Melissa McMillan, Bowery Electric – LES, 7:30pm, $8 – $10.

The Current, OLD SPORT, ÉMINA, Bowery Electric – LES, 8pm, $5.

Blush, Dark Tea, Outside World, Lightning Bug, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Secret Crush, Cosmonaut, Blew, Detective Logan, Cape House – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Kristen Buckels, Lacey Jeka, Aparna Nancherla, Dan Soder, Will Miles, Hosted by Lacey Jeka and Kristen Buckels, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

The Fancy Show w/ Mike Lebovitz (Last Comic Standing), Nathan Macintosh (Late Night with Stephen Colbert), Merrill Davis (Witch Hunt), Liza Treyger (Late Night with Seth Myers), Hosted by Michael Joyce (Brooklyn Comedy Festival), The Douglass – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Good Night with Jim and Shelby w/ Brandon Scott Wolf, Dayton Flannery, Patrick Vermillion, Muchmore’s – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.

Devour Hour w/ John Saponara (Monster Jam), Emily Winter (Brooklyn Comedy Festival), Daniel Perefan (Stole Christmas), Lizzie Martinez (Savage), Sam Zee (Comedy Quarterly), Hosted by Frank Nelson and Kale Bogdanovs, Hank’s Saloon – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Jerry and Barry Present w/ Ben Wasserman, Bitch Party, Nick Miller, QED – Queens, 9pm, $7.

 

ONGOING

Free Day at the Bronx Zoo, Bronx Zoo, Every Wednesday, 10am – 4:30pm, Free.

Shape Up Yoga Meditation, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Wed. until Dec. 27, 9:30am – 10:30am, Free.

Learn Basic Sign Language, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Wednesday until Dec. 27, 10:45am – 11:30am. Free.

Bryant Park Public Tours, Josephine Shaw Memorial Fountain in Bryant Park, Every Wednesday until Dec. 27, 11am – 12pm. Free.

Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island’s Prehistory, Conference House Park – Staten Island, Monday to Saturday until January 27, 10am – 4pm. Free.

35th Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until January 5, 9am – 5pm. 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 (12/5) TGD Live, Next to Normal, Post Malone, Joel Kim Booster

THINGS TO DO

TGD Live, Wythe Hotel (Screening Room and Bar) – Brooklyn, 7:30pm – 10:30pm

TGD Live is a monthly event series that brings artists together for interviews in front of a live studio audience. Today’s event features stand-up comedian Matt Ruby and artists Isabel Urbina Pena and Ping Zhu. Free. RSVP.

Next to Normal, Bernie West Theater – Gramercy Park, 7:30pm – 10pm

Next to Normal is a rock musical that follows mother Diana Goodman’s struggle with worsening bipolar disorder and its effect on her family as they search for a new normal. Tickets are a suggested donation of $10. All proceeds will go to the Mental Health Association of New York City.

 

FILM

Into the Amazon, The Explorers Club – UES, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

European Shorts in America, Bohemian National Hall – UES, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Post Malone, SZA, Ty Dolla Sign, Cheat Codes, Pier 36 – LES, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Morning Teleportation, Baked, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

Music for Enophiles, The Glass State, Jack Martin’s Bob Dylan Deathwatch, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8 – $10.

Manta, Veda Rays, The Happy Fits, Buddie, Hong Kong Graffiti, Pianos – LES, 7pm, $8.

The Lemats, Darkwing, Snake Anthony, Goldsounds – Brooklyn, 7pm, $8.

Nastie Band, Rose Kallal, ORNAMENT, Sandy Smiles, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Ohene, Chazmere, The Sole Rebel, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Jane Doe Ensemble, 8/7 Central, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Doubting Thomas Cruise Control, Ubetcha, Premiums, Dark Tones (solo), Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $8 – $10.

 

COMEDY

Tommy McNamara, Ana Fabrega, Joe Rumrill, Postmen, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $7 – $10.

Anthony Devito (Comedy Central, MTV, VH1), Mario Benitez (UnusualCulprits, Stand Up NY), Stewie Vill (Bio Channel, CollegeHumor, NY Comedy Club), Lee Valentin (Stand Up NY, Broadway Comedy Club), Whispers Restaurant – UWS, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Dewayne Perkins (MTV’s Wild N Out), Emily Winter (TV Land), Molly Ruben-Long (Just for Laughs), Saurin Choksi (Comedians You Should Know), Pete Mutino (Gandhi, Is That You?), Keenan Steiner (NY Comedy Festival), Hosted by Thiago Macklin, The Hungry Ghost – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5.

Joel Kim Booster (Comedy Central), Farah Brook (NY Comedy Festival), Sonia Denis (Comedy Central), Mitra Jouhari (Three Busy Debras), Aparna Nancherla (Conan), Eudora Peterson (Jezebel), Michael Foulk (Greetings from Queer Mountain), Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Jest For Fun Comedy w/ Daniel Tirado (Comedy Central), Chanel Ali (Carolines), Kevin Iso (Comedy Central), Eman El Husseini (JFL), BK9 – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Saturday until Dec. 30, 8:30am – 9:30am, Free.

Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island’s Prehistory, Conference House Park – Staten Island, Monday to Saturday until January 27, 10am – 4pm. Free.

Arts and Crafts Fair, Alice Austen Park – Staten Island, Until Dec. 25, 11am -5pm, Free.

Grand Central Holiday Fair, Grand Central Terminal – Midtown, Until Dec. 24, 10am to 8pm.

‘Volez Voguez Voyagez’ Louis Vuitton Exhibition, 86 Trinity Place – Lower Manhattan, Until Jan. 7, (Mon to Sat – 10 am to 8pm; Sun – 11am to 7pm), Free. RSVP.

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

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.

Amsterdam Whitney’s November 2017 Exhibition, Amsterdam Whitney Gallery – Chelsea, Until Dec. 8, 11am – 5pm, Free, RSVP.

 

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Around NYC Today (11/9) Broadway Bingo, Dudes Being Dudes Being Dudes

THINGS TO DO

History of Touches Exhibition Opening, German Consulate General New York – Midtown East, 6pm – 8pm

Artist and photographer Elias Wessel unveils his latest work.

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

Draw a live nude model, have a free drink and listen to cool music in a beautiful 12,000 sf art gallery. Bring your own materials. Large, cheap news print pads and medium charcoal sticks suggested. Free beer, wine and popcorn. $10.

Broadway Bingo, Muchmore’s – Brooklyn, 9pm – 11pm

This event is a fundraiser for the 2018 season of The Brooklyn Theatre Club. Join a few rounds of bingo that are all themed around the Great White Way. Audience members can join the company in Broadway-themed bits as each bingo number is called. Broadway Bingo will also include an auction, with the chance to bid on exclusive items and experiences from BTC. 9pm, $5.

 

FILM

Charlie Chaplin’s “The Immigrant” with live score from jazz bassist Alex Cuadrado, National Jazz Museum in Harlem, 7pm, $10.

 

MUSIC

Elisa Coia, BRIC House TV Studio – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.

Jazze Belle, Ashni, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 7pm, $8 – $10.

Betlehem Steel (Release Show), Emily Reo, Wicked Kind, Maneka, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Thick, BLED, Future Twin, The Wants, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Strawberry Runners, Julia Lucille, Quicksilver Daydream, Nighttime, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

Shattered, Mark Steiner and His Problems, Norman Westberg (Swans), The Map Room at Bowery Electric – LES, 9pm, $5.

S-Type, DJ Milktray, Debit, Kush Jones, Ezra & Tom, DJ Chet Desmond, H0L0 – Brooklyn, 10:30pm, $8 – $10.

Wavves (DJ set) + afterparty, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 11:30pm, $1.

The Rub, Brooklyn Bowl, 11:30pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Bodega Cat Comedy w/ Scott Chaplain, Andrew Caudill, Ali Kolbert and Courtney Fearington, Offside Tavern – Chelsea, 7:45pm, Free, RSVP.

Sam Rubinoff (Hilarious), Rachel Joan (Old Man Hustle), Jason Scoop (Winner of First Impressions With Dana Carvey), Edward Farrell (Edward Farrell’s Diet Coke Reviews on Yelp), Hosted by Roddy MacInnes (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Dudes Being Dudes Being Dudes w/ Keenan Steiner, Emily Winter, Jen Mutascio, Venessa Peruda, Sydnee Washington, Jen Clark, David Perez, Angel Yau, Abbi Crutchfield, Halyards – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

Panic Attack Comedy w/ Brandon Wardell (Comedy Central), Erik Monical (Boston Comedy Festival), Julia Shiplett (Brooklyn Comedy Festival), Robert Dean (Comedy Central), Halle Kiefer (Vulture), Chloe Radcliffe (Laughing Skull Comedy Festival), Bar 2A – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Too Much Hot Sauce Comedy w/ Mark Normand, May Wilkerson, Chris Scopo, Farah Brook, Alex Carabaño, Colin Lewis, Lance Pauker, Hosted by Kat Belinfante, The Lantern – Greenwich Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Grin & Barrett Comedy’s 50th Show Celebration w/ Mehran Khaghani (MTV, Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central), Selena Coppock (New Rules for Blondes), Petey DeAbreu (Hope of the Hood Podcast), Liz Barrett (Carolines Breakout Artist, Laughs on Fox), Robby Slowik (Hulu), Carolyn Busa (Bridgetown Comedy Festival), Hosted by Ashlee Voorsanger (Dallas Comedy Festival), Beauty Bar – Gramercy Park, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

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

Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorial in NYC Parks, Arsenal in Central Park (UES), Until Nov. 24, 9am – 5pm. Free.

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

Hudson Yards Farmer’s Market, 7 Station Train Entrance (34th St.) in Hudson Park, Every Thursday until Nov. 16, 12pm – 6pm.

Learn to Double Dutch, Flushing Meadows Corona Park – Queens, 4pm – 6pm

 

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