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


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.



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.



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.



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



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 (12/8) CIMA Open Hours, Saved By The ’90s, Myq Kaplan


Center for Italian Modern Art Open Hours, 421 Broome Street – SoHo, 1pm – 6pm

CIMA extends its hours to coincide with its Alberto Savinio exhibition. Registration is required. $10 general admission, free for students and members.

Lott House Annual Christmas Tree Lighting, Hendrick I. Lott House – Brooklyn, 6pm – 8pm

Celebrate the holidays with the annual tree lighting at the historic Dutch farmhouse, the Hendrick I. Lott House. The event will feature holiday music, cookies and cocoa, and, in true Dutch fashion, a visit from Sinterklaas. Free.

Karaoke Tremendous, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 11:59pm, Free.

Karaoke Tremendous is like the karaoke you know, just turned up to 11. It’s like a hybrid between a dance and karaoke party. Free.



L’Inhumaine (1924), NYU Michelson Theater – NoHo, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

Kartini, The Auditorium-Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall, The New School – Greenwich Village, 6:30pm, $5.

Mr. Hulot’s Holiday (1953), Mulberry Street Library – LES, 2pm, Free, RSVP.



Yaya Bey, Groupie, Izzy True, Oceanator, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Saved By The ’90s with The Bayside Tigers and DJ Suga Ray, Brooklyn Bowl, 11:59pm, $10.

Maricón, Stud1nt, Draqué, Hon2ou, Joselo, Mercury Lounge – LES, 11:30pm, $10.

Mike Liegel, The Nomadic, Afternoon Men, Liquor Radio, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8 – $10.

Electric Feel Dance Party w/ DJ Gina Bon Jersey, DJ Jordan Stern, Bowery Electric – LES, 11pm, $10.

Rare DM, BLED, True Body, Russian Baths, Cape House – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Michael Jackson Tribute w/ The Family Jones, Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5.

Funk Train w/ Michael The Lion and Rich Medina, Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 10pm, $5.



Comedy By Proxy w/ Myq Kaplan (Conan, Comedy Central Presents), Josh Johnson (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon), Catherine Cohen (New York Comedy Festival), Kate Willett (Viceland, Comedy Central), Sonia Denis (Bridgetown Comedy Festival, NPR), David Blaine’s The Snakehouse – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

The Living Room Show, Hosted by Luke Thayer, Abbi Crutchfield, and Aaron Kominos-Smith, Postmark Café – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Bitches Brew Comedy w/ Shelby Taylor, Tom Thakkar, Chrissie Mayr,Rebecca V. O’Neal, Matt Koff, Melissa Stokoski,Naomi Karavani, Erica Spera, Eman El Husseini, Halyards – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Shauna Lane (Gone Girls), Edward Farrell (New York Comedy Festival), Rachel Joan (New York Comedy Festival), Nathan Habib (Punchline), John Moses (AXS TV), Hosted by Melissa Diaz (Carolines), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Pulitzer Surprises w/ Caroline Schaper, Eliza Cossio, Joey Dundale, Tony Zaret, Lucy Cottrell, Pulitzer winner Du Yun, Ashley Nicole Black, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 10pm, $10.



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

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

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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