Around NYC Today (10/18) New Wave Night, Musical Ecologies, Pat Party

THINGS TO DO

Pat Party, Union Pool, 484 Union Ave – Brooklyn, 10pm

JD Samson of Le Tigre and MEN presents, PAT, a party for anyone from anywhere wearing anything and loving who they want. Video art. Amazing DJs and people willing to let go. Free.

Open Track Night, Icahn Stadium in Randall’s Island Park, 6pm – 8pm

Lace up your sneakers! Join the Open Track Night at Icahn Stadium, an IAAF-certified track, for the opportunity to train like an elite athlete. Free.

Musical Ecologies, Old Stone House in J.J. Byrne Playground, 336 3rd St – Brooklyn, 8pm – 10pm

Now in its sixth season, Musical Ecologies is a monthly symposium on music and sound held at the Old Stone House in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Curated and hosted by composer Dan Joseph, each event typically focuses on a single artist who presents a work or project either in the form of a talk or lecture, a multimedia presentation, a performance, or combination thereof. Each presentation is preceded by an extended conversation with the curator and audience. Featuring composer, improviser and performer Lucie Vítková. She will present four works: Invisible Scores for hichiriki, ryuteki, sho and accordion; Hyojo Choshi, a traditional Japanese Gagaku arranged for 5 Japanese hichirkis; and 2 pieces from her post-apocalyptic series in which she repurposes ordinary trash to build sonic costumes. $10.

DIRTY THURSDAY: New Wave Night, House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave – Brooklyn, 10pm – 4am

The best of New Wave and Post-Punk all in one place, all mixed up and themed to throwback perfection. Talking Heads, Devo, Tears For Fears, Depeche Mode, Joy Division, The Cure, New Order, and more. Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Veda Rays, You’re Jovian, Gracie Mansion, Goldsounds, 44 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 7pm, $8.

David Bowie’s Berlin Trilogy w/ Jonathan Meiburg (Shearwater), Ed Rodriguez (Deerhoof), Carlos Alomar (David Bowie’s guitarist), Wordless Music Orchestra, Jamie Stewart, Angel Deradoorian, Greg Fox, Brookfield Place, Winter Garden, 230 Vesey Street – Lower Manhattan, 7:30pm, Free.

Trashlight, APBWS, Shanghai Beach, Mic Raygun, Hart Bar, 538 Hart Street – Brooklyn, 9pm, $5.

Deisen, Nelsone, Dynoman, H0L0, 1090 Wyckoff Ave – Queens, 10pm, $10.

Charles Webster, PUBLIC ARTS, 215 Chrystie St – LES, 11pm, Free.

Annette St. John, Pelham Fritz Recreation Center in Marcus Garvey Park – Harlem, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

COMEDY

Postmen: An Hour of Comedy w/ Matt Barats, Carmen Christopher, Anthony Oberbeck, Union Hall, 702 Union St – Brooklyn, 10pm, $8 – $10.

 

FILM

Boss Baby, West Bronx Recreation Center – Bronx, 4pm, Free.

The Babadook, Sunset Park – Brooklyn, 6:15pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

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 – Inwood, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 31, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

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

Tour The Battery, Netherland Monument in The Battery, Every Thursday until Oct. 25, 1pm – 2pm, Free.

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park, Samuel F. B. Morse Statue in Central Park – UES, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.

Yoga Flow, Lawn at 74th Street in Riverside Park South – UWS, Every Thursday until Oct. 25, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (10/17) Master the Art of Social Video, Amateur Burlesque Night

THINGS TO DO

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts – Cafe at LPA, Amsterdam Ave. and West 65th St – UWS, 7pm – 8:30pm

This fall, a classic New York City block party becomes the enchanted setting where fairies work their mischief in Shakespeare’s beloved play A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Acclaimed director Jenny Koons takes you to the royal wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta, where a celebratory play is being rehearsed. But the real drama is unfolding in the concrete jungle of fairy King Oberon. There, four young New Yorkers discover the course of true love runs anything but smooth, as supernatural sprites and the lovable Puck conspire to reveal what fools we mortals be, and draw us all into the collective dream of romance and merriment. Free. RSVP.

Amateur Burlesque Night, House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave – Brooklyn, 7pm – 10pm

Take it off! Everyone can get almost-naked on stage, and now you can too… in front of an audience, under the spotlight, on the House of Yes stage! Come see the hilarious brilliance of first timers and emerging artists taking off their clothes and showing off their moves just for you! Free. RSVP.

Master the Art of Social Video, SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd St (between 8th and 9th Ave) – Chelsea, 6:30pm – 8pm

Social media pros from publications, agencies and brands share how they create the most engaging content and build communities everywhere from Instagram to YouTube. Featuring  Tiffany Bender (Senior Producer, Condé Nast Entertainment), Hannah Frazier Caldwell (Associate Social Media Editor, Bustle) and Sydney Fazende (Digital Director, LaForce). Free.

 

MUSIC

David Bowie’s Berlin Trilogy w/ Jonathan Meiburg (Shearwater), Ed Rodriguez (Deerhoof), Carlos Alomar (David Bowie’s guitarist), Wordless Music Orchestra, Jamie Stewart, Angel Deradoorian, Greg Fox, Brookfield Place, Winter Garden, 230 Vesey Street – Lower Manhattan, 7:30pm, Free.

Calvin Johnson, Calfish, Kate Mohanty, Anna Altman, Ryan Kayhart, DJ Umbra, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $7 – $10.

 

COMEDY

Hack City Comedy w/ Nonye Brown-West (HBO), Nathan Habib (Westside Comedy Club), Jane Harrison (SF Sketchfest), KC Arora (NBC), Sally Anne Hall (1st Place at Laughing Devil), Black Cat LES, 172 Rivington St, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Coco, Owen F. Dolen Park – Bronx, 4pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

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.

Herald Square Reading Room, Herald Square, Every weekday until Nov. 30,  10am – 5:30pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (10/12) Roller Disco, Soulcalibur VI, Get Out, Black Panther

THINGS TO DO

Ring Out NYC, 220 West 18th St – Chelsea, 6pm – 11pm

Soulcalibur, the iconic weapon-based fighting game franchise, is back with Soulcalibur VI. Play a demo version of the game before it launches. The first 250 people through the door will also receive an exclusive Soulcalibur VI item. Free. RSVP.

Roller Disco, House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave – Brooklyn, 6pm – 10pm

Studio50 H brings his Roller Wave skate party to the legendary House of Yes for an evening of roll bouncing, boozing, and boogying. Get your workout and your happy hour on at the same time. $10 – $20.

Public Theater Mobile Unit: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Williamsbridge Oval, 3225 Reservoir Oval East – Bronx, 7pm – 8:30pm

This fall, a classic New York City block party becomes the enchanted setting where fairies work their mischief in Shakespeare’s beloved play A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Acclaimed director Jenny Koons takes you to the royal wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta, where a celebratory play is being rehearsed. But the real drama is unfolding in the concrete jungle of fairy King Oberon. There, four young New Yorkers discover the course of true love runs anything but smooth, as supernatural sprites and the lovable Puck conspire to reveal what fools we mortals be, and draw us all into the collective dream of romance and merriment. RSVP to hold your spot by emailing bronxacf@parks.nyc.gov. Free.

Bryant Park Fencing, Fifth Avenue Terrace in Bryant Park, Fifth Avenue and 41st Street, 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Learn the basics with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center. Participants must be 16 or older to participate. Registration required at manhattanfencing.com . Free.

For Which It Stands – A Contemporary Art Exhibit, Old Stone House in J.J. Byrne Playground, 336 3rd St – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9pm

For Which it Stands is a contemporary art exhibition at the Old Stone House & Washington Park (OSH) offering a fresh take on the flags of the American Revolution and today, including the contradictions inherent in their symbolism. Select artists reinterpret flags associated with OSH’s history as the site of the 1776 Battle of Brooklyn, to consider how their values are being upheld today. Others envision bold new flags for contemporary local and global communities. Featuring artists Simone Bailey, Christina Barrera, Andrew Demirjian, Stephan Jahanshahi, Vandana Jain, Katarina Jerinic, Jeff Kasper & Christopher Spinozzi, Josh MacPhee, Jesse Purcell, Sal Muñoz, Iviva Olenick, Manju Shandler and Athena Soules. Free.

 

MUSIC

Underwater Sunshine Festival Day 1 w/ Hawks and Doves, Dave Godowsky, Elizabeth and the Catapult, Ryvoli, Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery, Map Room – LES, 6pm, Free.

Underwater Sunshine Festival Day 1 w/ Monks of Doom, Stephen Kellogg, Sean Barna, Mikaela Davis, Yellow House Orchestra, Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery – LES, 6pm, Free.

Moon Revenge, Phantom Wave, Echo Moth, Cool Ruins, Pete RG, DJ Grumby, Pianos – Showroom, 158 Ludlow St – LES, 7pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Daniel Simonsen (BBC), Chris Hamilton (New York Comedy Club), Hugo Gertner (In Town from France), Sheba Mason (Artie Lange Show), O.P.P.A., 162 West 4th St – West Village, 7:30pm, Free.

Caravan of Dreams Comedy w/  Quinn C. Martin, Rebecca Rush, Sandip Sen, Daniel Perafan, Andrew Casertano, Ricky Downes III, Keith Chase, Hosted by Melissa Weisman, Caravan Of Dreams, 405 East 6th St – East Village, 8:10pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Breaking Legs, James J. Walker Park – West Village, 6pm, Free.

Get Out, The Lawn at Myrtle Avenue and North Portland Avenue in Fort Greene Park – Brooklyn, 6:30pm, Free.

The Black Panther, Hylan Boulevard and Satterlee Street in Conference House Park – Staten Island, 7pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

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.

 

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Around NYC Today (10/11) Diet Cig, Dirty Thursday, LADAMA, Too Soon? Comedy

THINGS TO DO

Dirty Thursday: Booty & The Bass, House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave – Brooklyn, 10pm – 4am

Fall under the powerful spell of house and booty bass music. Featuring DJ Dirtyfinger. Free. RSVP.

Open Track Night, Icahn Stadium in Randall’s Island Park, 6pm – 8pm

Lace up your sneakers! Join the Open Track Night at Icahn Stadium, an IAAF-certified track, for the opportunity to train like an elite athlete. Free.

Rooftop Painting Workshop, Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street – West Village, 6pm – 8pm

Join artist Amy Digi for an outdoor water color painting and monotypes printmaking workshop at sunset. Learn how to paint from observation, plus basics about materials, color mixing and composition. You’ll get to take home your painting. Supplies will be provided. No experience is necessary. Free.

The Uni, Northwest Corner Seating Area in Washington Square Park, 2pm – 6pm

The Uni is a portable open-air reading library, with books and collections for all ages. The project also features hands-on activities such as puzzles, drawing, nature explorations and origami. 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.

 

MUSIC

Diet Cig, Dr. Martens Store, 712 Lexington Ave – Midtown, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Namatay Sa Ingay, Kadena, Dog Breath, Brooklyn Bazaar (cellar), 150 Greenpoint Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Summer Cannibals, Desert Sharks, Molten, Mr. Payday, Francie Moon, The Safari Room at El Cortez, 17 Ingraham St – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

LADAMA, BRIC House TV Studio, 647 Fulton St – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free.

Berndsen, Skyes, Stranger Cat, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Adron, the Lentils, Lilith Outcome, The Glove – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $8 – $10.

 

COMEDY

Stoked Comedy w/ Monroe Martin III, Ariel Leaty, Dan Perlman, Katharyn Henson, Clark Jones, Marie Faustin, Ceremony, 224 Manhattan Ave – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Too Soon? Comedy w/ Ben Wasserman, Rhett Sever, Hannah Widener, Adam Podell, Will Delaney, Al Williams, Oni Francis, Paul Elia, Hosted by Malia Sias and Chris Hamilton, Orchard Street Hotel, 163 Orchard St, 2nd floor lounge – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Wonder, St. Mary’s Recreation Center in St. Mary’s Park, St. Ann’s Avenue and 145th Street – Bronx, 4pm, Free.

Breaking Legs, James J. Walker Park – Greenwich Village, 6pm, Free.

Ju-on: The Grudge, Lawn in McCarren Park, Driggs Avenue and Lorimer St – Brooklyn, 6:30pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

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 – Inwood, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 31, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

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

Tour The Battery, Netherland Monument in The Battery, Every Thursday until Oct. 25, 1pm – 2pm, Free.

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park, Samuel F. B. Morse Statue in Central Park – UES, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.

Yoga Flow, Lawn at 74th Street in Riverside Park South – UWS, Every Thursday until Oct. 25, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (10/4) Dirty Thursday, Suddenly Familiar, Amanda Comedy

THINGS TO DO

Dirty Thursday: ‘90s Night, House of Yes – Brooklyn, 10pm – 4am

The best of the 90’s all in one place, all mixed up and themed to throwback perfection- old school hits, regrettable fashion choices and fads that have come and gone and come back even harder. Embrace your filth on the dance floor. Shake it off, sweat yourself clean, and get dirty all over again. Flirt till it hurts. Featuring DJ Dirtyfinger. Free.

‘Suddenly Familiar’ – A Solo Exhibition by Adam Lister, Guy Hepner, 520 West 27th Street – Chelsea, 6pm – 9pm

Guy Hepner presents ‘Suddenly Familiar’, a solo exhibition by Adam Lister. Opening October 4th, ‘Suddenly Familiar’ is a collection of the artist’s newest works, reinterpreting iconic historical paintings with his signature geometric approach. Free. RSVP.

Rooftop Painting Workshop, Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street – West Village, 6pm – 8pm

Join artist Amy Digi for an outdoor water color painting and monotypes printmaking workshop at sunset. Learn how to paint from observation, plus basics about materials, color mixing and composition. You’ll get to take home your painting. Supplies will be provided. No experience is necessary. Free.

The Uni, Northwest Corner Seating Area in Washington Square Park, 2pm – 6pm

The Uni is a portable open-air reading library, with books and collections for all ages. The project also features hands-on activities such as puzzles, drawing, nature explorations and origami. 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.

 

MUSIC

Frankiie, MARGOT, Skyjelly, Crosa Rosa, Kingswood, DJ Kelly Frost, Pianos – Showroom, 158 Ludlow St – LES, 7pm, $8.

Screamin’ Rebel Angels, Danger*Cakes, Late Slip, The Safari Room at El Cortez, 17 Ingraham St – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Jessica Ackerley Quartet, Nick Dunston’s Truffle Pig, Wonders of Nature, 131 Grand St – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Petra Glynt, Ghost Piss, Baby’s All Right, 146 Broadway – Brooklyn, 11pm, $5.

Charlie Judkins, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, 12:30pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Amanda: A Comedy Show w/ Anya Volz (The Hard Times), Paul Hooper (HBO), Gabriel Pacheco (Caroline’s), Jill Weiner (Boston Comedy Fest), Cailin Peluffo (Sirius XM), Dan Licata (Adult Swim), VON, 3 Bleecker St – NoHo, 7:30pm, Free.

Too Soon? Comedy w/ RJ Purpura, Addison Anderson, Eric Frost, Ginny Hogan, David Shine, Sara Armour, Nonye Brown West, Malia Sias, Chris Hamilton, Orchard Street Hotel, 163 Orchard Street, 2nd floor bar – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

A Wrinkle In Time, West Bronx Recreation Center – Bronx, 4pm, Free.

Let the Right One In, Monsignor McGolrick Park in Msgr. McGolrick Park – Brooklyn, 6:30pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

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 – Inwood, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 31, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

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

Tour The Battery, Netherland Monument in The Battery, Every Thursday until Oct. 25, 1pm – 2pm, Free.

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park, Samuel F. B. Morse Statue in Central Park – UES, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.

Yoga Flow, Lawn at 74th Street in Riverside Park South – UWS, Every Thursday until Oct. 25, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

 

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