Around NYC Today (11/18) Holiday Markets, South Bronx Folk Festival

THINGS TO DO

The Public Theater Mobile Unit: The Winter’s Tale, Faber Pool and Park – Staten Island, 1pm – 3pm

The Public Theater’s Mobile Unit, which brings productions of Shakespeare to communities all across New York City, journeys through tragedy into comedy with a new production of The Winter’s Tale, directed by Lee Sunday Evans (Caught, Porto). RSVP by emailing patrick.moroney@parks.nyc.gov . Free.

Historic New York: Native Americans, Conference House Park – Staten Island, 1pm – 2:30pm

What was America like before the arrival of Christopher Columbus? Learn about the Lenape people who once inhabited Staten Island and their way of life. Free.

Blood Wedding, Atlantic Theater Company – Chelsea, 2pm – 4pm

Atlantic Acting School and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts present Blood Wedding By Federico Garcia Lorca. Directed by Whitney White. Free. RSVP.

South Bronx Folk Festival, Hostos Center for the Arts – Bronx, 4pm – 7pm

Join an afternoon of Bomba, Plena, and Seis as Danza Fiesta: Baile y Teatro Puertorriqueño celebrate Puerto Rican Heritage Month. Stay late for the National Puerto Rican Artisans Fair & Book Expo. $10.

 

FILM

Beauty and the Beast (2017), New York Aquarium in Coney Island Beach and Boardwalk – Brooklyn, 5pm, Free.

 

MUSIC

PS 34 Saturday Social w/ L’rain, Meredith Graves, DJ Matt Werth (Rvng Intl.), Emily Reo, Noah Kardos-Fein (Yvette), Krisi & Mike Goslar, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 1pm, $10.

Romy & Michele’s Saturday Tea Dance w/ Bright Light Bright Light (DJ), C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 3pm, Free

Deem Spencer, Ave Campbell, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $9.

Renata Zieguer, Fieldlings, Michael Rocketship, Andrew Conklin, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Fern Mayo (solo), Bilge Rat, Stevia, Dodgeball, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8.

Foreign Exchange w/ DJ mOma, Rich Knight, DJ Tunez, Maine, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 11pm, $10

Loveless Nights Spring Fling w/ Animal Feelings (live DJ), Lord Fascinator, McLovin, Sihir, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free.

Night.Wav6 – A Synthwave Party w/ Shredder 1984, DJ Valentine, DJ Faith in the Glitch, DJ Aeon Rings, Saint Vitus Bar – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free before midnight with RSVP.

 

COMEDY

No One Asked Me w/ Kate Willett, LeClerc Andre, Jenny Yang, Osh Noam, Courtney Maginnis, Sydnee Washington and Joe Zimmerman, Hosted By Raj Belani, Lucky Jack’s – LES, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Literari: A Comedy Show About Books and the Idiots Who Write Them w/ Joe Rumrill, Lorelie Ramirez, Aaron Jackson, Patti Harrison, Hosted by Colin O’Brien (JFL New Faces) and Michael Wolf (Comedy Central), Caveat – LES, 7pm, $8.

The Odd Rock Comedy Hour w/ Harmon Leon, Jen Kwok, Donnie Sengstack, Hosted by Rob Paravonian, QED – Queens, 7:30pm, $10.

Derek Humphrey (Bushwick Bears), Chike Robinson (MTV), Edward Farrell (New York Comedy Festival), Caitlin Peluffo (Seeso), Rachel Joan (New York Comedy Festival), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Dope Comedy Show, The Park View – Inwood, 9:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Saturday Farmers Market, Hattie Carthan Community Garden (Brooklyn), 9am-2pm, Free.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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 (11/17) 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 (11/14) Katy Tur, Norwegian Christmas Fair, As If Comedy

THINGS TO DO

Katy Tur, Vanderbilt Hall – Greenwich Village, 6pm – 8pm

NBC News Correspondent Katy Tur discusses the 510 days she reported on Republican Nominee Donald Trump. Over the course of the year and a half, Trump taunted Tur incessantly, transforming her into a prominent figure in the presidential campaign. Tur—who recently received a Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence— reflects on her unexpected time in the spotlight. Free.

Nollywood, N+1 – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9pm

Emily Witt discusses her new book Nollywood, which is a study on Nigerian cinema. Witt will be in conversation with n+1 film critic A. S. Hamrah. Free. RSVP.

 

FILM

Three Tours and Another Brother, Hunter College – UES, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

I Called Him Morgan, Maysles Cinema – Harlem, 7:30pm, $10.

 

MUSIC

Secret Crush, 2Frail, Project Diem, Nevva, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $9.

Cinemechanica, Dad, Ultra Major, Castle Black, Cape House – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10

Chomper, Drunken Foreigner Band, Arrows of Love, Think Tank, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Soccer Mommy Yohuna, Emily Yacina, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Breaking, Haleek Maul, Abbi Press, Little Shadows, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Tiger + Man, Amy Leon, Adam Melchor, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10

SSDD, Squad Car, Safe Hex, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

No Age, Drunken Foreigner Band, Beat Detectives, Elsewhere – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5 – $10

 

COMEDY

Chris Duffy’s You Get A Spoon w/ Emmy The Great, Tica Douglas, Maeve Higgins, Caveat – East Village, 7pm, $10.

As If Comedy w/ Cathy Humes (Beast Village), Deno DeMartino (New York Comedy Festival), Arti Gollapudi (LAWL: The Femme Comedy Lab), Fumi Abe (MTV), Amanda Hurley (Caroline’s on Broadway), Kinfolk 90 – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Harmon Leon’s Big Fat Racist Show, QED – Queens, 7:30pm, $7.

Janelle James (Comedy Central), Josh Johnson (Fallon), Giulio Gallarotti (MTV), Ray Kump (VICE), The Shanty – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Show My Goodness w/ Maria Wojciechowski, Evan Morrison, Albert Kirchner, Bushwick Public House – Brooklyn, 8pm, $0 – $5.

 

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.

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

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

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

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

Norwegian Christmas Fair, Norwegian Seamen’s Church – Midtown East, Nov. 16 to 18 (Thurs to Sat, 12pm – 8pm; Sun 11am -4pm), Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (10/18), WTF Wednesday, Todd Barry, Hack City

wtf wednesday

THINGS TO DO

Arriba Fundraiser for Puerto Rico and Mexico, High Line in Chelsea Market Passage (between 15th and 16th Street), 6pm – 9pm

Join a special edition of this Latin live music and dance event. Traditionally a salsa, mambo and boogaloo-inspired dancing party, this special edition of ¡Arriba! will feature Bomba and Plena contemporary classics Los Pleneros de la 21, Mexican acoustic “bluegrass” with Rana Stancruz and beats from DJ Rimarkable. Free. RSVP.

A Very Good Comics Reading, Muchmore’s (Brooklyn), 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Curated by Brooklyn comic book publisher Pyrite Press.  Also the launch for Alex Krokus’ Loud and Smart. Readings by Vreni Stollberger, Aatmaja Pandya, Natalie Andrewson, etc. Free.

WTF Wednesday Party, House of Yes, 10pm – 4am

It’s a dance party made for people who crave a little extra special something on Wednesday nights. Get off your phone. Get into the groove. Music by Sammy Bananas & Darling Chuck. Free. RSVP.

Tale, Red Room above KGB Bar (East Village), 9:30pm

Tale is a monthly storytelling series hosted by Harmon Leon (This American Life). This month’s lineup includes DC Benny (HBO), Lucie Pohl (Red Dwarf), Nathalie Bates (MOTH), Colleen Hindsley (RISK), Music from Mary Elaine Jenkins, Free. RSVP.

FILM

Hard Choices Short Film Showcase, Richard Beavers Gallery (Brooklyn), 7:15pm, $8.

Corpse Bride, Poe Park (Bronx), 7:30pm, Free.

Blair Witch Project, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

MUSIC

daysormay, Baby’s All Right (Brooklyn), 6:30pm, Free.

Sugarlife, Hamish Kilgour (of the Clean) and the Band of Imposters, The Listeners, Baby Dollar, Saint Vitus (Brooklyn), 7pm, Free.

The New Tarot, Floam, StarBenders, The Boobies, The Bowery Electric, 7pm, $8 – $10.

Ryan Cole and the Paper Souls, Golden Age, Noise Downstairs, C’mon Everybody (Brooklyn), 8pm, $10 – $12.

Ice Petal Flowers (Grateful Dead tribute band), Threes Brewing (Brooklyn), 8pm, Free.

Moist Ahoy, The White Birds, Scatter Their Own, Kyle Jackson, The Footlight (Queens), 8pm, $8.

Panicsville, Worth, Stress Orphan, Angels in America, Tinnitustimulus, Enrique, The Glove (Brooklyn), 8pm, $8.

Fruits & Flowers, Grim Streaker, Dark Wing, Hot Curl, Baby’s All Right (Brooklyn), 9pm, $10.

Little Mystery, Tallulah Ruff, Starina, Muchmore’s (Brooklyn), 9pm, $5.

COMEDY

Todd Barry, Wyatt Cenac, Josh Gondelman, Sydnee Washington, Bowen Yang, Matt Rogers, Blair Socci, Farrah Brook, Littlefield (Brooklyn), 7:30pm, $10 – $12.

Hack City Comedy feat. Eagle Witt (Winner of Devil Cup Comedy Competition, New York Comedy Club, Elite Daily), Damian Holmes (MTV), Courtney Magginis (College Humor), Maddy Smith (Carolines on Broadway), Anthony DeVito (Late Show w/ Stephen Colbert, Comedy Central’s Half Hour), Black Cat (LES), 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Weird But Nice Comedy feat. Carolyn Castiglia (MTV, Lifetime, Comedy Central) Andrew Casertano, Tito Garza, Wendy Steiner (Refinery29), Brad Howe, Halyards (Brooklyn), 8:30pm, 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.

Free Day at the Bronx Zoo, Bronx Zoo, Every Wednesday, Open 10am – 5pm.

Learn Basic Sign Language, Poe Park (Bronx), Every Wednesday until Dec. 27, 10:45am – 11:30am

Women With Wings Art Exhibit, Friendship Garden (Sugar Hill), Every Wednesday until Oct. 31, 11am – 8pm, Free.

Eating Bitterness Art Exhibit, 384 Broadway (Tribeca), Until Oct. 27, Tuesday to Friday 2pm – 8pm, Weekends 11am to 7pm, Free.

Milkshake Happy Hour, Big Daddy’s (Flatiron), Monday to Friday, 3pm – 5pm

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