Around NYC Today (9/11) Bryant Park Tap-A-Long, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off


Tap-A-Long in Bryant Park, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, 12:30pm – 2:30pm

Grab your tap shoes and hoof on down to the Piano in Bryant Park for a September Tap-A-Long. Featuring tappers Marietta Clark, Rod Ferrone, Megan Haungs, Yuka Kameda, Hank Smith, and Kazu Kumagai. With Kuni Mikami on piano. Free.

Strictly Tango at Washington Square Park, Holley Plaza in Washington Square Park, 6pm – 8pm

Put on your dancing shoes and learn with Strictly Tango NYC Dance School. They bring you “the authentic Buenos Aires Tango feeling.” Come with your partner, your friends or come by yourself and find a new dancing partner. In case of rain, the event will be cancelled. Free.

Graphic Novels: Victor LaValle, Mira Jacob, Josh Neufeld & Darin Strauss, Andaz Wall Street, 75 Wall St – Lower Manhattan, 7pm – 11pm

Four authors who have recently penned illustrated narratives gather to tell their stories during an evening of inspired literary conversation about the graphic novel, its past, present, and future. Meet and mingle with Mira Jacob, Victor La Valle, Josh Neufeld and Darin Strauss. Discussion moderated by Christina Chiu and M. M. De Voe of Pen Parentis. Donation.

Bryant Park Poetry: Red Hen Press, Reading Room in Bryant Park, 7pm – 8:30pm

Join the Bryant Park Reading Room Poetry Series. This week’s program is produced in partnership with Red Hen Press. Featuring poets Blas Falconer, Vievee Francis, Sebastian Matthews, and Jason Schneiderman. Free.

Stargazing, The High Line at 14th Street – Chelsea, 6:45pm – 9:30pm

Head to the High Line for a walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars. Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights. 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.



Reduction Plan, The Florists, No Swoon, Gorgeous, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.



Jest For Fun w/ Jonas Jeannot (Haitian Jonas), Usama Siddiquee (JFL), Rebecca O’Neal (After After Paty), Adrienne Iapalucci (Letterman, The Comedy Cellar), BK9, 62 5th Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

Grandbaby Comedy w/ Casey James Salengo (Jimmy Kimmel Live), Daniel Rugg Webb (Comedy Central’s Clusterfest), Xazmin Garza (Limestone Comedy Festival), Bronwyn Isaac (Reductress), Baby Grand, 55 McGuinness Boulevard South – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.



Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, The William Vale, 111 North 12th St – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Beasts of the Southern Wild, Blake Hobbs Playground, East 102nd St and 2nd Ave – Upper East Side, 7:30pm, Free.



Open Garden Days: Alice’s Garden at the H.H. Biddle House, H.H. Biddle House in Conference House Park, 70 Satterlee Street – Staten Island, Every day until Dec. 31, 7am – 7pm, Free.

Morning Fitness, Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park, Cabrini Boulevard and Fort Washington Avenue – 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.

Tai Chi Class, Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park, Every Tuesday until Sept. 11, 8:30am – 9:30am, Free.

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

Bryant Park Yoga, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, Every Tuesday until Sept. 18, 10am – 11am, Free.

Yoga in the Park, Sunken Meadow Picnic Area in Randall’s Island Park, Every Tuesday until Sept. 11, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Bodyroll Workout, The Plaza at 66th Street in Riverside Park South – UWS, Every Tuesday until Sept. 25, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Riverside HIIT, Terrace at 108th Street in Riverside Park, Every Tuesday until Oct. 30, 6:30pm – 7:15pm, Free.


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Around NYC Today (1/14) Adele live near MSG, Two Inch Astronaut, Free Puppies


Adele* Live near Madison Square Garden, Caveat – LES, 9:30pm – 11:30pm

What’s better than seeing the actual Adele sing live at Madison Square Garden? Seeing 10 Adele impersonators sing live near Madison Square Garden! Bring your own black shift dress and get ready to sing Rolling in the Deep at the top of your lungs. $8.

Astronomy: The Night Sky, Marine Park – Brooklyn, 6pm – 7:30pm

Learn the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets. Free.



Your Dream Coat, Gorgeous, Virginia and the Woolves, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Two Inch Astronaut, Baglady, Shred Flintstone, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Native Harrow, Gabrielle Marlena, Mercury Lounge – LES, 5:30pm, $10.

Horoscope, Sunken Cheek, Sacramence, Autumn Pool, Motiv –A, Deep Red, SIMA, Brooklyn Bazaar, 7pm, $10.

The Ophelias, Anna Altman, Pom Pom Squad, Mercury Lounge – LES, 8pm, $8.

Cook Thuglass, Violent in Black , Mike Bennett and the SoulGlo Orchestra, The Commotions, Sonny Dumarsais & The Plan, Pianos – LES, 7pm, $10.

Fabrica Records Sundays: 3rd Edition. Chester Hawkins, Lauds, RIIOS, Sandy Ewan, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 7pm, $10.

Lee Bones & The best, Jane Church, Davey & The Chains, High Rider, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.



Comedy at Beauty Bar w/ Nicki Wright, Chris Daniels, Jeff Scheen, and Jeff Arcuri, Beauty Bar – East Village, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Free Puppies Comedy Hour w/ Jay Jurden (Stand Up NY), Remy Kassimir (Bacon Bits every Sunday @ The Stand), Peter Revello (NY Comedy Club), Rachel Green (Venus Fly Trap Presents: Sugartits), Sydnee Washington (The UnOfficial Expert Podcast), Laurel Cummings (Funny or Die), The Lantern Comedy Club – Greenwich Village, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

Too Soon? Comedy w/ Ashleybrook Roberts, Shane  Torres, Tushar Singh, Katie Hannigan, Stephen Sihelnik, Chris Hamilton, Malia Sias, 135 Eldridge St. – LES, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.



Dear White People, Lewis H. Latimer House – Queens, 2:30pm, Free.



Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour, Fifth Avenue and 61st Street, 2pm, Free.


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