Around NYC Today (3/2) Modern Whitney, Literati, Bad Buka, Beauties of the Night

Modern Whitney, Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm – 9:30pm

A panel of comedians give their first impression on a famous piece of art/painting/sculpture/whatever, giving their their take on what they think it stands for and means, Once the comics have gone, a professional expert will explain what the art really stands for and it’s cultural impact throughout History. Featuring Emily Horn, Justin Linville and Francesca D’Uva. Free. RSVP.

The Office Trivia, Stone Creek Bar and Lounge – Kips Bay, 8pm – 9:30pm

Alright everyone, in the conference room! Topics to be discussed are Diversity Day, The Health Care Plan or the review of the amazing screenplay, Threat Level Midnight. Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Bad Buka, Gato Loco, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $10.

Merca Bae, Perth Daijing, Yegua, Quest?onmarc, Montepiedra, Callosum, HECK – Brooklyn, 10pm, $5 before midnight.

Working Women invite Amourette, Mercury Lounge – LES, 11:59pm, $10.

The Shining Hours, Violets Are Wet, Drug Couple, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

The Visions, Danny Fingers & The Thumbs, All Night Sounds, Gianni Paci, Pianos – LES, 7pm, $10.

Gingerlys, The Amazing Musical Mezling, Miracle Sweepstakes, Crust, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

The Othermen, Ex-Girlfriends, Big Eyes, Nevva, El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

CX Kidtronix (Stones Throw), The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free.

Laser Background, Naked Naps, Holy Tunics, Professional Man, Trans–Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Literati: A Comedy Show About Books and the Idiots Who Write Them w/ Ikechukwu Ufomadu (Time Out Comic to Watch), Ruby McCollister (Neighborhood Food Drive), Peter Smith (The Bongo Hour, Caroline’s), Fareeha Khan (MTV’s Decoded, SUP Comedy), Caveat –LES, 9pm, $8 – $10.

Roy Wood, Jr. (The Daily Show), Rob HaZe (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon), Alison Leiby (The President Show), Kenny DeForest (Late Night with Seth Meyers), Matt Bachus (Limestone Comedy Festival), Ariel Elias (Well Behaved Podcast), Secret Loft – Chelsea, 8:30pm, $5 – $15.

 

FILM

The Little Match Girl, Walter Reade Theater – UWS, 9:15pm, Free, RSVP.

Beauties of the Night, Walter Reade Theater – UWS, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Be: Women of Color Exhibition by Walter Cruz, Poe Park Visitor Center – Bronx, Every Tuesday to Saturday until March 31, 9am – 5pm, 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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Around NYC Today (2/26) Nordic Book Club, Side Ponytail, Sasheer Zamata

THINGS TO DO

Nordic Book Club, Scandinavia House – Midtown, 6pm – 7pm

Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of the Nordic Book Club. This month’s book is They Know Not What They Do by Jussi Valtonen. This psychological novel, set in the near future, focuses on a man struggling to protect his new family from violence. It was the winner of the 2014 Finlandia Prize, Finland’s highest literary honor. Free.

The Office Trivia, Raise New York – Kips Bay, 8pm – 9:30pm

Take a break from being The World’s Best Boss, your classes at art school, or beet farming to prove you know the most about the Dunder Mifflin family. Prizes will be awarded in lieu of Dundees, and you don’t want to be left empty handed… that’s what she said! Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Turbo Goth, Moony Matelot, Strange Weather, Cavale, Goldsounds – Brooklyn, 7pm, $8.

Joe Wood, Paige Howell, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

Rifle Recoil, Faraway Somewhere, Barry Gordon, Bowery Electric – LES, 7:30pm, $8 – $10.

Jack Martin’s Bob Dylan Deathwatch, John Williams Watkins, Teeth, Wonders of Nature – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Side Ponytail w/ Mike Drucker (The President Show, The Tonight Show, Bill Nye Saves the World) , SallyAnn Hall (Winner of The She Devil Comedy Festival), Chris Donahue (Panic Attack Comedy), Raj Sivaraman (Jeopardy), Lizzie Martinez (Funny or Die), Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

Tickling the Ivories w/ Carmen Lynch – (Colbert), Jessica Kirson – (Comedy Cellar), Jessica Fleischer – (Boston Comedy Festival), Nick Simmons – (New York Comedy Club), Meghan Walsh – (Broadway Comedy Club), Hosted by Nathaly Aucar and Thiago Macklin, Pianos – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Sasheer Zamata (Saturday Night Live), Jacqueline Novak (Comedy Central), Tom Thakkar (Conan), Rebecca V. O’Neal (Netflix), Julia Claire (Bridgetown Comedy Festival), Wanjiko Eke (Cinder Block Comedy Festival), The Living Gallery – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Savage: A Comedy Show w/ Matt Koff (The Daily Show), Julia Johns (Girl Code), Becca Beberaggi (PASTE Magazine), Tim Barnes (WBEZ), Kase Raso (New York Comedy Club), Fawkner – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Anna Drezen (SNL, Reductress, Comedy Central’s Clusterfest), Tom Thakkar (Conan, Just for Laughs Festival), J.P. McDade (Comedy Central’s Roast Battle, Just for Laughs Festival), Eudora Peterson (Brooklyn Comedy Festival, Handmaid’s Tale: The Musical), Wendi Starling (GLAMOURPUSS, Fuse TV, JAMMERZ podcast), Cape House – Brooklyn, 9pm, $5.

 

FILM

The Spook Who Sat by the Door, 900 South Avenue – Staten Island, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Tour of Gracie Mansion, Gracie Mansion in Carl Schurz Park – Yorkville, Every Monday until Dec. 10, 10am – 10:50; 5pm – 5:50pm, Free.

Around NYC Today (2/19) Pink Mexico, Correspondence, Butterboy, Side Ponytail

THINGS TO DO

Correspondence x Black Precedence (President’s Day Take Over), Okay Space Gallery – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9pm

Artist Sophia Dawson invites storyteller Cyrus Aaron to interweave spoken word poetry with her exhibit discussion. While the nation celebrates its lineage of presidents, Dawson and Aaron will explore the narratives of over 20 US political prisoners who have been jailed for their activism in the Black Liberation Movements. Free.

The Office Trivia, Stone Creek Bar and Lounge – Kips Bay, 8pm – 9:30pm

Take a break from being The World’s Best Boss, your classes at art school, or beet farming to prove you know the most about the Dunder Mifflin family. Prizes will be awarded in lieu of Dundees, and you don’t want to be left empty handed… that’s what she said! Free.

 

MUSIC

Sam Himself, Hnry Flwr, Looms, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Tabemono, Live Jasmine, Sedona, Sarian, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7pm, $10.

PINK MEXICO, Prettiest Eyes, Cup, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $8 – $10.

Will Table, Brittle Brian, Sundog, Lily Konigsberg, Clackie & Jack Straw, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.

 

COMEDY

Butterboy w/ Chris Gethard, Marina Franklin, Jennie Sutton, Petey DeAbreu, Hosted by Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla and Maeve Higgins, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Side Ponytail Comedy w/ Hari Kondabolu (The Problem with Apu, Conan, Totally Biased w/ W. Kamua Bell), Dekunle (Cry Baby Comedy), Peggy O’Leary (Just for Laughs), Dave Robinson (The Know Show), Ranaan Hershberg (Laughs on FOX), Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Myq Kaplan and Friends w/ Baratunde Thurston, Eudora Peterson, Jaqi Furback, Nat Towsen, QED – Queens, 8:30pm, $6.

Rob Cantrell, Ben Wasserman, Rebecca O’Neal, Adrienne Iapulucci, Defne Gencler, Alexis Guerreros, Sameer Naseem, Courtney Maginnis, Ian Fidance, The Twenty – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Amy Buckwald, Carrie Graverson, Davidson Boswell, Derek Humphrey, Julia Shiplett, Sam Evans, Tanael Joachim, 2A (Upstairs) – East Village, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Tickling the Ivories w/ Seaton Smith (Seth Meyers, Conan), Samantha Ruddy (Brooklyn Magazine’s 50 Funniest), Justin Smith (MTV), Molly Kornfeld (Boston Comedy Festival), Pedro Salinas – (Fox’s Laughs), Hosted by Nathaly Aucar and Thiago Macklin, Pianos – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

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

 

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Around NYC Today (2/12) The 30 Year Old Virgin, Butterboy, Side Ponytail Comedy

THINGS TO DO

For Sale: A Staged Reading, O’Lunney’s Times Square Pub – Midtown, 6pm – 9pm

From a call center in Mumbai, India to America, the land of opportunity – Jay, Amisha, and Mahesh are only trying to make a living, or so they tell themselves as they scam American immigrants for money. When new employee Sania brings her idealism to this world, their carefully built up images chip away leaving them to face their identity and moral choices. Free.

The 30 Year Old Virgin, Three of Cups – East Village, 7pm – 9pm

Kevin Doyle’s The 30 Year Old Virgin is an hour of stand up told as one long story. He grew up in a conservative Christian home and was saving himself for marriage. He was engaged but called off his engagement a month before his wedding and woke up in New York City, a 30 year old virgin. This show was previously staged at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. $10.

 

MUSIC

Max Pain And The Groovies, Jane Church, Coco Verde, Datenight, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

SECRET CRUSH, Miracle Sweepstakes, BLEW,Ryan Work, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10.

Demi, Chloe Lilac, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

Morus Alba, Sailor Boyfriend, Fading Not Receding, Pando, The Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

 

COMEDY

Butterboy w/ Rob Cantrell, Emily Flake, Jennie Sutton, Alzo Slade, Chloe Radcliffe, Chris Garcia, Hosted by Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla and Maeve Higgins, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Side Ponytail Comedy w/ Kerry Coddett (The Rundown with Robin Thede, Tru TV’s Comedy Knockout), Michael Foulk (Out Of Bounds Comedy Festival), Lauren Hope Krass (Women in Comedy Fest), Paige Bowman (Laughing Skull Festival) , Zach Swan (Fern Gully Comedy Show), Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Savage: A Comedy Show w/ Corinne Fisher (Guys We Fucked), Mara Wiles (Viceland, RISK!), Will Abeles (Regrets Of My Father), Luke Mones (Caroline’s, UCB), Amy Buchwald (CBS, Knitting Factory), Alex Ptak (Space Trash), Fawkner – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Razzle Dazzle w/ Andy Haynes (Conan, Fallon, Comedy Central Half Hour), Marcia Belsky (Handmaid’s Tale: The Musical, Reductress), Sam Taggart (Brooklyn Mag’s 50 Funniest Comedians, Live on Broadgay), Marie Faustin (Unofficial Expert podcast), Carmen Lagala (Bridgetown Comedy Festival, All Female Reboot), Cape House – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5.

 

ONGOING

Manhattan Open House (over 400 free fitness classes), Various locations, Every day until Feb. 17, 8am – 9pm, Free.

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

 

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Around NYC Today (2/5) Bethlehem Steel, Dear Diary, Butterboy, Side Ponytail

THINGS TO DO

Dear Diary: Comedians Read Their Weird Childhood Journals, QED – Queens, 8:30pm – 10pm

Comedian Maggie Lalley hosts a dramatic reading of several comedians’ childhood journals. Laughter inevitable. Discomfort guaranteed. Featuring Brett Kline, Brian Rabadeau, Caroline Doyle, Kimberly Dinaro, Laurel Bacon Cummings, Melissa Parker Caron, Renee Rises. $8.

Salsa Mondays, Boots & Saddle – West Village, 6pm – 8pm

Latin dance instruction from award-winning dancers and music from NYC’s best DJs. Classes start at 6pm, party after! Learn Salsa, Hustle, Bachata, Cha-cha-cha, Merengue, Samba, Tango, Rumba, Swing. Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Bethlehem Steel, Ex-Girlfriends, Twiga, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Starbenders, Idgy Dean, A Shadow of Jaguar, Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Logan X, Groupie, Phil from Accounting, LUECK, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7pm, $10.

Valerie June, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture – Harlem, 6:30pm, Donation.

 

COMEDY

Butterboy w/ Seaton Smith, Leah Bonnema, Eman El-Husseini, Chris Duffy, Mara Wiles, Hosted by Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla and Maeve Higgins, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Side Ponytail w/ Sean Patton (Comedy Central), Justin Williams (Mostly Woke), Arti Gollapudi (UCB), Garry N. Hannon (Funny HaHa Funny Queer), Patrick Schroeder (Comedy Central), Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Tickling the Ivories Comedy w/ Nathan Macintosh (Colbert), Abby Rosenquist (Just For Laughs), Tom Thakkar (Conan), Sally Ann Hall (Boston Comedy Festival), Justin Flanagan (Knitting Factory), Hosted by Nathaly Aucar and Thiago Macklin, Pianos – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Savage: A Comedy Show w/ Scott Chaplain (Comedy Central), Kenice Mobley (This American Life, 2 Dope queens), Casey James Salengo (Comedy Central Half Hour, Kimmel), Jennie Sutton (Comedy Central), Ginny Hogan (New Yorker, McSweeney’s), Connor Creagan (WikiFreakz), Fawkner – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Lovecraft Film Screenings, Lovecraft – East Village, 6pm, $5.

 

ONGOING

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

 

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