Around NYC Today (2/20) I’m With Her, Winter Poetry, Astoria Drink and Draw

Bryant Park Reading Room: Winter Poetry with Brooklyn Poets, Kinokuniya Bookstore – Midtown, 6pm – 7:30pm

Contemporary award-winning poets present their most recent work. Kinokuniya Bookstore provides the warm, library-like environment, with shelves stuffed with books where you’ll get to meet other aficionados of poetry. This month’s poets are Jason Koo, Joe Pan, JP Howard, and Vanessa Jimenez Gabb. Poetry readings are on the third Tuesday of each month until April. Free.

Astoria Drink and Draw, QED – Queens, 8:30pm – 10:30pm

On the first Friday and third Tuesdays of every month, Q.E.D. hosts a social drawing event with a focus on figure drawing from a live model. Model poses can range from 30 seconds to 20 minutes. No need to be a pro, stick figures and hand-turkeys are welcome. $8.

 

MUSIC

I’m With Her, Rough Trade – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.

Good Fight, Kali Masi, Vansaders, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8 – $10.

 

COMEDY

Character Select w/ Ashley Gavin (Hulu, FOX), Mercer Morrison (Hass Mercy, Gotham Comedy Club), Sandy Chansamone (The PIT, Stand Up NY), The Lantern Comedy Club – Greenwich Village, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Super Fun! w/ Mark Lawrence, Alia Janine, Camden Pollio, Ben Bergman, No Fun Bar – LES, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

A Night of Comedy to Remember w/ Bardia Salimi, Martin Urbano, Clare O’Kane, Rachel Sennott, Davidson Boswell and Very Romantic Duo. Hosted by Jessy Morner-Ritt and Caroline Yost, Film Noir Cinema – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $5.

 

FILM

Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, Greenbelt Nature Center – Staten Island, 12pm, Free.

Animation Nights New York, The Gutter – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

 

Black History Month: A Celebration of the Blues Exhibition, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Tuesday to Saturday until Feb. 24, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Identity, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until Feb. 23, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Learn Indian Classical Dance, Indian Consulate – UES, Every Tuesday, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

For more events, check out what’s happening THIS WEEK .

Want to submit an event? Contact us!

 

 

Around NYC Today (1/22) Lovecraft Film Screenings, Side Ponytail, Butterboy

Seinfeld Trivia, Raise New York – Gramercy Park, 8pm – 9:30pm

“Do you ever get down on your knees and thank God you know me and have access to my dementia?” Use your katra to dominate the dojo during all FIVE unique and challenging rounds on cockfighting, mail fraud, headfirst parking and pee-stained couches. Free. RSVP.

Lovecraft Film Screenings, Lovecraft – East Village, 6pm – 9:30pm

Join this networking party, live music and film screening event to help end child trafficking. Music by Jour Majesty. Screening of films Carnival Kid, The Codependent Therapist, Patient 1 and Scopophobic Actress. $10.

 

MUSIC

Matt Mehlan (of Skeletons), AC (Laurel Atwell & Jessica Cook), Jason McMahon, Doug Shaw, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Grim Streaker, Yucky Duster, RIPS, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free. RSVP.

Green Milk From The Planet Orange, Myriad, Sun Abduction, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $10.

 

MUSIC

Butterboy w/ Jackie Kashian, Jared Logan, Dina Hashem, Kara Klenk, Fumi Abe, Hosted by Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancerla and Maeve Higgins, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Side Ponytail Comedy w/ Joe Bell (Comedy Central), Julia Claire (Bridgetown Comedy Fest), Michael S. Watkins (The Hard Times) , Erica Spera (TBS Comics to Watch), Christian Polanco (The Cooligans Podcast), Pamela Ross (McSweeney’s), Hosted by Ben Wasserman, Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Savage: A Comedy Show w/ Tom Thakkar (Conan), Becca Beberaggi (PASTE Magazine), Luke Touma (Serious XM), Tyler Richardson (NYTVF), Irene Morales (Someecards), Fawkner – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Tickling The Ivories w/ Anthony Devito (Colbert), Eagle Witt – (College Humor), Melissa Diaz – (Carolines on Broadway), Mike Verdi (New York Comedy Club regular), Pianos – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Ethan Simmons Patterson (Orlando Comedy Festival), Tori Piskin (MTV), Katie Boyle (Cinderblock Festival), Martin Urbano (Jimmy Kimmel Live), The Rochard NYC – UES, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

The Dekalog, Film Noir Cinema – Brooklyn, 9pm, $10.

 

ONGOING

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

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Identity, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until Feb. 23, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

 

For more events, check out what’s happening THIS WEEK .

Want to submit an event? Contact us!

Around NYC Today (1/21) Other Music Monthly, The Fantastic Voyage, Too Soon?

THINGS TO DO

The Fantastic Voyage Opening Reception, Freshkills Park Studio + Gallery – Staten Island, 2pm – 4pm

Stefani Bardin and Assaf Tamir’s “The Fantastic Voyage” is an immersive installation exploring the role of food production in our personal health and the health of the environment. The multimedia and living installation displays footage from the first-ever human subject trial using the Pill Cam gastroenterology device. Free.

 

MUSIC

Rest Ashore (Unofficial Album Drop!), Danny Christmas, Hah, Dreampup, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

Other Music Monthly, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

Citris, Rats Mouth, Naked Hugs, José Díaz Rohena, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Reverberation Radio Presents: Dance Party, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free. RSVP.

 

COMEDY

Comedy At The Knitting Factory w/ Will Miles, Clark Jones, Kenny DeForest, Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free.

Frank Liotti, Jay Jurden, Amanda Gail and Lee Valentin, Hosted by Jen Lap and Jimmy Schatz, Cornelia Street Café – West Village,6pm, Free, RSVP.

Too Soon? Comedy w/ Erik Bergstrom, Rachel Sennott, Lucien Formichella, Andres Mallipudi. Lindsay Theisen, Chris Hamilton, Sensei Gallery Bar – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

It Takes A Village Comedy w/ Ian Fidance, Jack Byram. Andrew Manning, Kendall Farrell, Kate Willett, Hosted By CJ Browne, The Lantern Comedy Club – Greenwich Village, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Dead Nation (Part of New York Jewish Film Festival), Water Reade Theater – UWS, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Il Casanova (1976), Film Noir Cinema – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

ONGOING

Winter Workspace Drop-In Sunday (Artists in Session are Tomie Arai, Camille Hoffman, Pedro Ramirez, Jessica Rohrer, Jean Shin and Austin Thomas), Glyndor Gallery in Wave Hill – Bronx, Every Sunday until January 24, 2018, 1pm – 3pm, $8 for adults, $4 for students and seniors.

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields, Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant’s Gate, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.

 

Around NYC Today (10/28), Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest, Winter Village

THINGS TO DO

Brooklyn Synth Expo, Main Drag Music, 11am

The Brooklyn Synth Expo returns! Tons of synths plugged into headphones. Free. RSVP.

Day of the Dead Festival, St. Mark’s Church in the Bowery – East Village, (Also on Oct. 27 – Sun), 12pm – 6pm

Remember departed loved ones by bringing copies of photographs to be part of the ofrenda (altar) during the three-day celebration. This event is in honor of victims of recent earthquakes in Mexico. Free.

Halloween Harvest Festival, Socrates Sculpture Park – Queens, 11am – 3pm

The Socrates season always goes out with a BANG with our Halloween Harvest Festival! This year’s theme is Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead with a vibrant procession and dance performance presented by Ballet Folkrico Mexicano de Nueva York. Enjoy food from vendors Fresco’s Cantina, What’s the Dillaz and Val’s Cookie Canvas. Free.

Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest, Fort Greene Park – Brooklyn, 11:30am – 1pm

Time for the annual festooning of Brooklyn’s dogs! The 19th Annual Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest is guaranteed to blow your mind and embarrass your dog. Free.

Fort Greene Park Halloween Festival, Fort Greene Park – Brooklyn, 12pm – 3pm

Get your costumes ready and come to Fort Greene Park for the 17th Annual Halloween Festival. This year, the festival will feature rides, face-painting, Halloween crafts, games, giveaways, live music from Astrograss, a pumpkin patch, temporary tattoos, and more. Free.

Opening Day at Bryant Park’s Winter Village, Bryant Park – Midtown, 12pm – 3pm

Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park opens October 28! The first 100 visitors in line at The Rink receive free skate rentals, free gloves from Bank of America, and free hot chocolate from Public Fare.

Halloween Party and Hocus Pocus Screening, Athens Square – Queens, 1pm – 3pm

Join a day of Halloween-themed fun. Activities include crafts,  games, music, giveaways, Transformation Face Painting with Agostino Arts, and more. Screening of Hocus Pocus at dusk. Free.

 

FILM

My Tai Chi Story, Flux Factory, 2pm, Free.

Beetlejuice, Canal Street Market – SoHo, 2pm, Free, RSVP.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, McCarren Park – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free.

Ghostbusters (2016), Bensonhurst Park – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free.

Monsters, Inc., Hansborough Recreation Center – Harlem, 6pm, Free.

Hocus Pocus, Virginia Park – Bronx, 6:30pm, Free.

Psychotic! A Brooklyn Slasher Film, Film Noir Cinema – Brooklyn, 7pm, $5.

 

MUSIC

Stringer as Pavement, Yucky Duster as ABBA, gobbinjr as Justin Timberlake, 
Estro Zombies (mem. of Fits and Venus Envy) as The Misfits, DJ Brandon K, The Glove – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Xetas, Big Quiet, Scupper, Street Stains, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

A Shadow of Jaguar (record release), Them Fangs, Tongues Unknown, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Monogold, Holly Overton w/ Midnight People, Monograms, Sooner, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Nick Hook, Jubilee, Theatre of Disco, HDLSS, Bianca Oblivion, WildKatz, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free.

Alien Trilogy, Street Smells, Nocturne – Brooklyn, 10pm, Free.

Synthwave Halloween Party w/ DJ Valentine, DJ Faith in the Glitch, DJ Aeon Rings, Le Matos, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 11pm, $0 – $15.

 

COMEDY

Sam Jay – Comedy Central Album Recording, The Stand – Gramercy Park, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Olivia Grace, Matt Leary, Martin Urbano, Kath Barbadoro, Joe List, Legion Bar – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Popped Collar Comedy w/ Dan Lamorte, Molly Ruben-Long, Chike Robinson, Liz Barrett, Dario Joseph, Dan Wickes, Host: Zilla Vodnas, The Platform – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

The Human Citizen Comedy Show w/ Nick Pupo (AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire), Aimee Rose Ranger (The Ranger Zone), Matt Koff (Daily Show Writer), Trey Galyon (Getting Doug With High), Albert Kirchner (Bridgetown Comedy Fest), Art Cafe + Bar – Brooklyn, 9pm, $5.

Last Stop Laughs, QED – Queens, 10:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Socrates Farmers Market, Socrates Sculpture Park (Queens), Every Saturday until Oct. 28, 8am – 4pm, Free.

Saturday Farmers Market, Hattie Carthan Community Garden (Brooklyn), 9am-2pm, Free.

Women With Wings Art Exhibit, Maggie’s Garden, Friendship Garden – Sugar Hill, Every Monday until Oct. 31,  2pm – 4pm, Free.

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

 

For more events, check out what’s happening THIS WEEK .

Want to submit an event? Contact us!