Around NYC Today (2/1) Elmuseo@SVA, Goodness Greatness!, Royal Wedding


Black History Month: A Celebration of the Blues Exhibition, Poe Park – Bronx, 9am – 5pm

A Celebration of the Blues by New York-based illustrator Ron Bucalo presents a collection of 25 black line illustrated portraits depicting great legends of the American blues, from Muddy Waters and B. B. King to Bonny Raitt and Howlin’ Wolf. Free.

Elmuseo@SVA, School of Visual Arts – Chelsea, 6pm – 8pm

Join a panel discussion with some of the artists featured in elmuseo@SVA: May Contain Moving Parts, including Graciela Cassel, Willie Cole, Jon Gómez, Marilyn Narota, Aya Rodríguez-Izumi, and Jenny Santos. The artists will discuss their process and works on view. Moderated by Rocio Aranda-Alvarado. Free. RSVP.



Vanity, MJ Vision Group, Michael D’Addario, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Stuyedeyed, Native Sun, The Nude Party (DJ), Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 11:59pm, $5.

Sean Henry, Edgar Clinks, Sidney Gish, Gobbinjr, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $10.

TOURNAMENT, Bad Bone, The Wilful Boys, Nap, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Mari, Shareef Keyes & the Groove, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

Adir L.C., SAGE, Doctor B, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

Micky James, The Hell Yeah Babies, Invisible Candy, Solid Goold, Bowery Electric – LES, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Dinowalrus, Heaven, It’s Over, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

Monograms, Squad Car, GlassSlipper, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.



Bodega Cat Comedy w/ Michelle Buteau (Comedy Central), Dan Raderstrong (“Nothing Important” Comedy Show), Hannah Boone, Offside Tavern – Chelsea, 7:45pm, Free, RSVP.

Goodness Greatness! w/ Ben Kronberg (Late Night w/ Seth Meyers), Chanel Ali (Night Train w/ Wyatt Cenac), Courtney Maginnis (Caroline’s), Saurin Choksi (Comedians You Should Know), Ramy Youssef (Late Show w/ Stephen Colbert), Yedoye Travis (Search Party), Hosted by DannyMoney w/ DJ Chris Donahue, Upstairs at 2A – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Bomb Shelter Comedy w/ Calise Hawkins (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Comedy Central), Jared Waters (PBS, AFN TV), Joe Larson (FOX, NBC, AXS TV), Howie Dewey (The Stand, Greenwich Village Comedy Club), Ian Lara (The Stand), Jeff Cerulli (NBC, VH1, MTV), Erik Bransteen (FOX, TimeOut NY), Matt Azark (Cart Talk with Matt & Chris podcast), The Gaf West – Midtown, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Pedro Gonzalez (NBC), Rachel Joan (New York Comedy Festival), Edward Farrell (New York Comedy Festival), Eman El Husseini (Just for Laughs), Hosted by Katie Boyle (Transplants), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.



Royal Wedding (1951), Hudson Park Library – West Village, 2pm, Free, RSVP.



Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 31, 2018, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

Exerskate (ice-based fitness classes), The Rink at Bank of America Winter Village – Bryant Park, Every Thursday until March 1, 2018, 8am – 8:30am, Free.

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

Around NYC Today (1/7) Sock Hop Sunday, Too Soon? Comedy, Repeater at QED


Sock Hop Sunday, Belle Reve – Tribeca, 8pm – 1am

Belle Reve is hosting its first Sock Hop party. Records starting at 8pm during dinner service and a DJ and go-go dancer comes on from 10pm to 1am. Adult milkshakes, burger and hot dog specials running all night long. Costumes are encouraged but not required. Free.

Repeater: A Little Show About Big Songs, QED – Queens, 8:30pm – 10pm

Music fans Evan Forde Barden and Patrick Cartelli host this monthly talk show about people’s favorite songs. Each month, they invite a special guest to share one song that they love – be it an all-time favorite, a track that reminds them of a great story, or something that just blew their minds. Then a musician takes the stage to cover it and play a song of their own. Think “You Made It Weird” meets “VH1 Storytellers.” This month features Josh Sharp (The Opposition with Jordan Klepper, Joe’s Pub) and Jacob Sharp (Mipso, mandolin/vocalist). $5.

MulchFest, Various locations, 10am – 2pm

Recycle your holiday tree at MulchFest. Bring your tree to a designated city park to be recycled into mulch that will nourish plantings across the city. More than 26,000 trees were recycled last year. Find chipping locations here. Also happening on the January 7th. Free.



DEDE, Thed Jewel, Mirror Gazer (DJ set), Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

GREAT WOODS, The Big Drops, Freezing Cold, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Bilge Rat, Danny Christmas, Premiums, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

The Seb Isaac Band, The Nectars, Mercury Lounge – LES, 5:30pm, $10.

Pants Exploder, Tallah, Vibrator, Eye of the Destroyer, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

New Love Crowd, The Ryan Wu Band, Absolutely Yours, Earth Dad, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

The Baby Soda Jazz Band, St. Mazie Bar and Supper Club – Brooklyn, 10pm, $10.



No Cover Comedy Sunday w/ Corinne Fisher, Jeremy Pinsley, Andrew Lee, Angela Palladino, Ryan Dacalos, Justin Herman, Cameran Hebb, Brett Kline, Bill Schaefer, Nicholle Kun, Jack Byram, Hosted by Josh Tolentino, Greenwich Village Comedy Club, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Easy Buckets Comedy w/ Justin Flanagan, Hannah Boone, Eagle Witt, Katie Boyle, Pockets Graham, Stavros Halkias, Rebecca’s – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

Last Call Comedy Show w/ Daniel Perafan, Shawn Ohagan, Liz Barrett, Alex Pavone, Shubah Agarwal, Jula Branda, Hosted by Brandy Thomas, Bridge and Tunnel Brewery – Queens, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Ray Gootz (Carolines), Edward Farrell (New York Comedy Festival), Sam Morrison (Hilarious), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Molly Kornfeld, Ryan Mulholland, Ashley Hamilton, Rufat Agayev, Peter Bandyk, Legion – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Too Soon? Comedy Night w/ Aparna Nancherla, Mike Lebovitz, Katharyn Henson, Peter Wong, Mackenzie Graves, Chris Hamilton, Malia Sias, Sensei Gallery Bar – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

This Isn’t Crashing w/ Maddie Smith (Carolines, New York Comedy Club), Adam Gable (Dangerfeilds, Broadway Comedy club) Mike Verdi ((New York Comedy Club), Hosted by Chris Hamilton, The Grisly Pear – Greenwich Village, 10pm, Free, RSVP.



‘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.

Seasonal Garden Tours, Queens Botanical Garden, First weekend of each month, 1pm, Free.


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