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 (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 (11/17) KittyKlash, Winter Village, Aparna Nancherla

THINGS TO DO

Karaoke Afterwork Fridays, Dean Café Bar – Brooklyn, 4pm – 9pm

KittyKlash: A Drag and Burlesque Cosplay Variety Show, Bizarre – Brooklyn, 8pm – 10pm

Crimson Kitty and Erika Klash host a one night only cosplay variety show. With performances by APOCOLYPTA, Avant Garbage, Cream Victoria, Fem Appeal, Hazel Tart, Krymson Scholar, Lee VaLone. Beats By DJ ACCIDENT REPORT and Eric Shorey. $10.

Harmon Leon Infiltrates Hell House and Other Tales, Peoples Improv Theater – Flatiron District, 8:30pm – 11:30pm

Comedian and VICE contributor, Harmon Leon, has made a career infiltrating extremist groups. Harmon leads you on a multimedia journey into a Hell House in Texas,  a Christian haunted house.

 

FILM

A Plastic Ocean, Park Slope United Methodist Church – Brooklyn, 7pm, $5 – $10 suggested donation.

Watership Down (1978), Mulberry Street Library – Lower Manhattan, 2pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Miranda, Dentist, Above The Moon, Raina Bee and the Hive, The Delancey – LES, 6:30PM, $8.

DN’T, Skull Practitioners, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Emily Yacina, Current Joys, Trace Mountains, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Caravela, Florida Man, Geometers, Goldsounds – Brooklyn, 7pm, $8.

Eyelids, Jay Gonzalez (Drive-By Truckers), Early Riser, Other Houses, Cape House – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10

Fits (record release), Peaer, Yucky Duster, Human People, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Pow Pow Family Band, Samuel Worthen, Foley, Berlin – East Village, 8pm, $8 – $10.

H A U N T E R, gools, Kraus, Fond Han, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

Bodega Islands Presents: Go Go Bacano!, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $5 – $10.

Belus, Somnuri, Anicon, Insect Ark, Bar Matchless – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Plume, Glockabelle, Boon, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

Izy, Star Eyes, Shug, Marcelline, d3jo, HECK – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.

GDFX, B|_ank, Ada Babar, Aye Aye Rabbit, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.

Rok One, Sticky Dojan, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free.

Everybody, Everybody, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 11pm, $5

Holy Trinity: Bey x RiRi x Nicki Brooklyn Dance Party, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 11:55pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Nothing Important Comedy w/ Aparna Nancherla (Inside Amy Schumer), Alingon Mitra (Conan, The Comedy Cellar), Jena Friedman (The Daily Show, The Late Show with David Letterman), Krystyna Hutchinson (Guys We Fucked:The Anti Slut Shaming Podcast), Myq Kaplan (Netflix Special “Small, Dork, Handsome”), Nick Vatterott (Comedy Central), Shane Torres (Comedy Bang Bang!), Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Ester Steinberg, Amy Shanker, Ben Siy-Han, QED – Queens, 7:30pm, $7 – $10.

Marie Fausten (Just For Laughs Comedy Festival), Steve O’Brien (The Creek and The Cave), Rashad Bashir (The Apollo), Mary Cella (Pinebox Rock Shop), Chris Calogero (NY’s Funniest), Niagara Bar – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Bitches Brew Comedy w/ Naomi Karavani, Melissa Stokoski, Shelby Taylor and Erica Spera, Halyards – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Silver Linings Comedy w/ Louie Katz (Comedy Central, HBO, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon), Jennie Sutton (Comedy Central), Justin Flanagan (New York Comedy Festival), Nate Fridson (Bridgetown Comedy Festival, NFL Network, ASpecialThing records), Kaitlyn Bailey (Sirius XM, MTV, Vice & the CAKE Comedy Tour), Taj Osorio (Stress Factory, Big Time Podcast), Hosted by Jacky Beren (South Beach Comedy Festival, Cinder Block Comedy Festival), Precious Metal – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Camouflage Comedy w/ Abbi Crutchfield ( Host of You Can Do Better on TruTV), Myq Kaplan (Comedy Central, Last Comic Standing, Netflix), Sean Patton (Comedy Central, Showtime, TruTV), Josh Johnson ( Comedy Central, Tonight Show w/ Jimmy Fallon), Courtney Maginnis (College Humor), Hosted by Lucas Connolly, Big Irv’s – Brooklyn, 9pm, $5 – $10.

Afrolaffs Standup Comedy and Afrobeats Dance Party w/ Phil Hunt (Comedy Central), Dominic Leonelli (LOL Comedy Club), Mamoudou N’diaye (Writer for Mic.com), Wale Olukayode (Funny or Die), Hosted by Mistah Thrillah (Wendy Williams Show, Above Average), Music by DJ Vila, Buka – Brooklyn, 10pm, 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.

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

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

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

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

Winter Village, Bryant Park – Midtown, Until January 2, Weekdays – 11am to 8pm, Weekends – 10am – 8pm, Free.

Norwegian Christmas Fair, Norwegian Seamen’s Church – Midtown East, Nov. 16 to 19 (Thurs to Sat, 12pm – 8pm; Sun 11am -4pm), Free.

The Typing Machine: Participatory and Multimedia Exhibition, El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 – UES, Until Nov. 26, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

 

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Around NYC Today (11/12) Broadway at W, Sunnyside Arts and Crafts Show

THINGS TO DO

Sunnyside Arts and Crafts Show, Queen of Angels Church – Queens, 9:30am – 5pm

Buy pottery, jewelry, paintings, photography, ornaments and other items from 40 Sunnyside artisans. Each purchase gets you a free glass of wine from Lowery Liquors as long as supplies last. Free, RSVP.

Not Far from Where We Were Before: Scenes and Songs from Lerner & Loewe, HB Studio – Greenwich Village, 7pm

HB Studio presents a celebration of the work of musical theater writers Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe. The performance includes scenes and songs from Lerner and Loewe’s most iconic musicals, such as My Fair Lady and Camelot, as well as earlier, lesser known works. Free.

Broadway at W, W New York Times Square, 10:30pm – midnight

Broadway @ W Times Square is a series that hosts the casts of Broadway’s hottest shows. This week’s event will feature performances from the cast of Chicago The Musical and Kristolyn Lloyd from Dear Evan Hansen. Free.

 

FILM

Sunday TV Time (Screening of The Deuce and Curb Your Enthusiasm), Arlo Hotel – SoHo, 8:30pm, Free, RVP.

 

MUSIC

Tessa Plays Beethoven, Church of the Heavenly Rest – UES, Free, RSVP.

Mutual Interest, Stereobird, Pale Ramon, Weekend Secret, Goldsounds – Brooklyn, 4pm, $8.

Sneakers Award, Jared Hart (The Scandals), Early Riser, Binary Heart, Brooklyn Bazaar, 6pm, $8.

The Off White, Brenda, Evan Jewett, The GBs, Cape House – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Avi Buffalo, Lady the Beard, Ragamuffin, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10

Surf Wax America, Sky Pony, Mercury Lounge – LES, 8pm, $10.

Sam Kogon, The Medium, Winstons, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5 – $7

Konvoi, Diary, Faten Kanaan, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Ice Balloons, Benni, Aquarian Blood, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Sliki (Viki + Stallone), Tarpit, Shells, Trans- Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

Skyes, Rvby My Dear, Glass Mannequins, Stranger Cat, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $8 – $10.

Afro Latin Sabor Sundays w/ Strings n’ Skins, Bunna Cafe – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Cherry Glazerr, THICK, Dances, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 10pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Sam Morril (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Adam Devine’s House Party, Conan, Inside Amy Schumer), Zainab Johnson (HBO’s All Def Comedy, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Arsenio, MTV’s Acting Out), Neko White (MTV 2’s Hip Hop Hollywood Squares, Elite Daily’s Gen Why, AXSTV’s Gotham Comedy Live), Chloe Hilliard (NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show, Tru TV’s Almost Genius, MTV’s Acting Out), Adrienne Iapalucci (NBC’s Last Comic Standing), Kareem Green (BET’s ComicView, TV One’s Bill Bellamy’s Whos Got Jokes) – Part of New York Comedy Festival, Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 7pm, $5 – $8.

Sean Patton – Part of New York Comedy Festival, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

ONGOING

Canstruction, Brookfield Place – Lower Manhattan, Until Nov. 14 – 10am to 8pm, Nov. 15 – 10am – 6pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (11/2) Trivium, The White Dress, Bomb Shelter Comedy

THINGS TO DO

Lecture: Doughboy Sculptures in NYC Parks, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, 6pm – 8pm

Jennifer Wingate, an associate professor of fine arts at St. Francis College, will discuss memorials by sculptors such as Augustus Lukeman, Pietro Montana, and Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. Admission is free but space is limited. To RSVP, email artandantiquities@parks.nyc.gov.

The White Dress, The American Theater of Actors, Inc. – Hell’s Kitchen, 7:30pm – 9:30pm

The White Dress is a coming-of-age story which experiments with form, melding language, music, and movement to explore the lives of people from various gender identities, expressions and sexual orientations. The showcase will be directed and choreographed by Adin Walker (Pin and the Blue Fairy as part of the Drama League Artist-in-Residence at Dixon Place, Rent and Singin’ in the Rain at McCarter Theater). $10.

 

FILM

Taming of the Shrew (1980), Hudson Park Library – West Village, 2pm, Free, RSVP.

VA – Human Cost of War, Fordham University Keating Hall, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

As an Act of Protest (2002), Richard Beavers Gallery – Brooklyn, 7pm, $8.

 

MUSIC

Trivium, Build Studio – NoHo, 2:30pm, Free, RSVP.

The Penske File, Headlines, Small Drag, Goldsounds – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Disturbed Furniture, Anie Delgado, Brent Butler, Area NYC, KVN, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8 – $10.

Lee Hogans, BRIC – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Mannes Sound Festival: Dvorak’s New World and his American Students, Bohemian National Hall – UES, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

IYEZ, Garbage Greek, Fruit & Flowers, Pink Mexico, Cape House – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Darryl Rahn, Mike Tedesco, Rowan, Jon Freeman, Secret Loft – Greenwich Village, 7:30pm, $5 – $8.

Synead, Kahiem Rivera, K. Marie Kim, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Pow Pow Family Band November Residency, Berlin – East Village, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Cut Worms (EP release), John Andrews & The Yawns, Ryan Sambol, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

God Tiny, Night Shapes, Oliver Ignatius, Dreamy D, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $10.

Xhosa, Babyteeth, Sunspeaker, Sluurpee, Din-Ra, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Alba Cell, Material Body Dysfunction, Valise, Universal Cell Unlock, Pleasure Island, Latrines, Hide Stacy, The Glove – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Bodega Cat Comedy w/ Emma Willmann, Lucas Connelly, Alex English, and Wendi Starling, Offside Tavern – Chelsea, 7:45pm, Free, RSVP.

Panic Attack Comedy w/ Harris Mayersohn (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert), Jordan Scott Huggins (Cape Fear Comedy Festival), Danielle Young (The Root), Chanel Ali (Skanfest), Thiago Lima (The Stand), Upstairs at 2A – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Caitlin Peluffo, Carmen Lagala, Dina Hashem, Joel Kim Booster, Khalid Rahmann, LeClerc Andre Darguin, Thiago Macklin Lima, Local 138 – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Bomb Shelter Comedy w/ John Saponaro (FOX Sports 1, NBC, CBS), Ben Bergman (Laugh Factory, The Lantern), Carrie Gravenson (NY Daily News, CBS Local), Pamela Walt (Funny or Die, House of Pamcakes Podcast), Brendan Gay (Laugh Factory, Brendan Being Brendan Podcast), Jeff Cerulli (NBC, VH1, MTV), Erik Bransteen (FOX, TimeOut NY), Matt Azark (Cart Talk with Matt & Chris podcast) – FREE PIZZA!, The Gaf West – Hell’s Kitchen, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

King Hippo Comedy Show and Afterparty, Hosted by Ayanna Dookie (MTV) and Mike Brown (MTV), The Mockingbird – East Village, 8pm, 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.

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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