Around NYC Today (12/7) Dirty Thursday Office Party, Madison Sq. Tree Lighting

THINGS TO DO

Madison Square Holiday Tree Lighting, Madison Square Park – Flatiron District, 3:30pm – 5:30pm

The Madison Square Park Conservancy present free seasonal activities that include performances from The Sweetback Sisters, the New York Life Singers and Audra Rox. Tasty Holiday treats provided by wagamama, Eataly and Almond. Tree lighting at 4:55 p.m. Free.

35th Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, 9am – 5pm

Join this annual exhibition of creative, unconventional wreaths. Employing an array of uncommon materials, more than 40 participating fine artists and designers celebrate this holiday symbol.

Dirty Thursday Office Holiday Party, House of Yes – Brooklyn, 10pm – 4am

Get a promotion at this office-themed party. Music by Danny Howard, The Wig and DJ Dirtyfinger. Free. RSVP.

 

FILM

Black Christmas (1974), Hudson Park Library – Greenwich Village, 2pm, Free, RSVP.

Red Squad, 31 Chambers St. – Lower Manhattan, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

Mariannes noires, Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall, Columbia University – UWS, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

The Flying Stars of Brooklyn, NY, Dark Tea, Léa Thomas, Hayley Witt, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Larkin Grimm, Secret Moths, Kleptokrat, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

DJ Mister Cee, Brooklyn Bowl, 11pm, $5.

Lissie, Menke, DEMAR, Bowery Electric – LES, 6pm, Free.

Manuel Valera Trio, Queens Library, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

The Dives, Sepoy, Hank Born and Friends, Bowery Electric – LES, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Easy Mo Bee, Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5.

 

COMEDY

Bodega Cat Comedy w/ Kevin Seefried, Andrew Durso, Talib Babb, Jamie Loftus, and Lawson Leong, Offside Tavern – Chelsea, 7:45pm, Free, RSVP.

King Hippo Comedy, Hosted by Ayanna Dookie (MTV) and Mike Brown (MTV), The Mockingbird – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 28, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

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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Around NYC Today (11/16) Downtown Brooklyn Gets Lit, Talib Kweli, 7 Common

THINGS TO DO

Downtown Brooklyn Gets Lit, Albee Square, 5:30pm

Join this tree, menorah, and street lighting ceremony. Performances from DJ Mike Doelo, Brooklyn United Marching Band and Salsa Salsa Dance Studio, It’s Showtime NYC, and DJ Annie Red. Food from Dekalb Market and Katz’s Delicatessen, and hot chocolate from Junior’s. Salsa party at City Point after the event. Free.

7 Common Meal and Talk, Flux Factory – Queens, 7pm – 9pm

Case Studios, an art and research collective in residence at Flux Factory, is investigating and mapping the broad culinary cultures along the route of the 7 Train. The group will host a meal & talk event in the Flux Gallery, with presentations from Gil Lopez (Queens Action Council), Jeff Orlick (Founder of the Momo Crawl) and Ethan Frisch (Burlap & Barrel).

A Drinking Game – The Three Amigos, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm

Actors perform cult classics for a live audience. A new show every month. Each movie comes with a list of buzz words and phrases–when you hear one, a bell rings and everybody drinks. $10.

 

FILM

Boondock Saints, Hudson Park Library – Greenwich Village, 2pm, Free, RSVP.

BBC adaptation of Zadie Smith’s NW, Aaron Davis Hall – Harlem, 3pm, Free, RSVP.

Roman J. Israel, Esq. – Preview Screening, Jamaica Multiplex Cinemas – Queens, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Black Film Space: Autumn Screening Series, Richard Beavers Gallery – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $8.

Malafafone, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Monogold, BRIC House TV Studio – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.

Rhyton, Mike Wexler, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 7pm, $5.

Teen Body, Goodfight (record release), Ada Lea, Alena Spangler, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10

Ubetcha, Yr Parents, Ramona, Cat Tatt, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $10.

Shattered, Stone Giant, Nilbog, Zr King, Sky Magic, Bowery Electric – LES, 8pm, $5.

GAILA, The Map Room at Bowery Electric – LES, 8pm, $5.

Casper Skulls, Baked, Bueno, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Rojo Lobo (EP release), Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

PAT Party, Amber Valentine, JD Samson, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 10pm, Free.

Talib Kweli, Brooklyn Bowl, 11:30pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Bodega Cat Comedy w/ Jared Freid, Matt Koff, Brian Parise, Ester Steinberg & Rohan Padhye, Offside Tavern – Chelsea, 7:45pm, Free, RSVP.

On A Lighter Note Comedy w/ Kendra Cunningham (Last Comic Standing), Gabriel Pacheco (Funhouse Comedy Show), Mike Recine (Comedy Central), Christi Chiello (MTV’s Girl Code), Tim Dillon (Just For Laughs), Hosted by Dan Wilbur (Sirius XM, IFC), Halyards – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Panic Attack Comedy w/ Liz Miele (Gotham Comedy Live), Ben Wasserman (VICE), Andrew Michaan (Bridgetown Comedy Festival), Amber Rollo (The Box), Blake Burkhart (Comedians You Should Know), Bar 2A – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Runnin’ on Empty w/ Sasheer Zamata, Matteo Lane, Guilia Rozzi, Chanel Ali, Gabe Gonzalez, Charlie Bradley, Le Poisson Rouge, 8pm, $3.

The Symposium: Acedemic Stand-Up w/ Christina Mastroeni, Roksane Mahmoudi, Tristan Miller, Gianmarco Soresi, Phil Vassari, Shannon Odell, Hosted by Kyle Marian, Caveat – LES, 9:30pm, $7.

 

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.

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.

Hudson Yards Farmer’s Market, 7 Station Train Entrance (34th St.) in Hudson Park, Every Thursday until Nov. 16, 12pm – 6pm.

Norwegian Christmas Fair, Norwegian Seamen’s Church – Midtown East, Nov. 16 to 19 (Thurs to Sat, 12pm – 8pm; Sun 11am -4pm), Free.

Learn to Double Dutch, Flushing Meadows Corona Park – Queens, Every Thursday until Dec. 21, 4pm – 6pm, Free.

The Typing Machine: Participatory and Multimedia Exhibition, El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 – UES, Until Nov. 26, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

 

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