Around NYC Today (2/7) Antigone, Jimmy Hill and the Allstarz Band, Luke Null

THINGS TO DO

Drawing at the H.H. Biddle House, Conference House Park – Staten Island, 10am – 1pm

Explore and enhance your artistic abilities. Expand your skills with new techniques and mediums. Create intimate drawings of window views out of the historic H. H. Biddle House in Conference House Park. Materials will be provided. For beginners and non-beginners. Free. RSVP by sending an email to francis.gessner@parks.nyc.gov .

Dance Away the Night, Highbridge Park – Washington Heights, 6pm – 8pm

Strictly Tango’s popular Tango class is coming to Highbridge! Join a celebration of Milonga, a fast paced version of Tango. All levels are welcome for dance instruction and open dance. The founder of Strictly Tango, Sergio Segura, will lead the class. Free. RSVP by sending an email to trevor.merk@parks.nyc.gov .

Reenactment, BRIC – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9pm

Performances by Reenactment artists Maria Hupfield and Alicia Grullón, followed by a discussion moderated by Harry Weil, Manger of Programs at Green-Wood Cemetery. Electric Prop and Hum Freestyle Variations Studio is a twenty-minute performance piece by Hupfield, presented in collaboration with fellow BRICworkspace artist-in-residence, Tusia Dabrowska. The multi-media performance incorporates scored and un-scored movement, sound, and vocalizations to intervene in BRIC’s gallery. Free. RSVP.

Antigone in Parkchester, New York Public Library – Parkchester Branch, 11am – 1pm

Antigone in Parkchester is a free, interactive performance of scenes from Sophocles’ Antigone, an ancient play about a woman who decides to honor her brother and disobey the state, presented in English with Bengali interpretation. Each performance is followed by a powerful audience discussion in English and Bengali about gender equality, allyship, and justice. Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Uta Habbig, Club Bonafide – Midtown, 7:30pm, $10.

Jimmy Hill and the Allstarz Band, Roy Wilkins Recreation Center – Queens, 1pm, Free.

SOFT FANGS, Wild Pink, Pom Pom Squad, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

The Warhawks, The Nuclears, Not Amused, Edna, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Comedians You Should Know w/ Luke Null (SNL), Andy Haynes (Conan), Nore Davis (Comedy Central), Jessica Michelle Singleton (Ignorance is #Blessed), Brian Babylon (NPR), Mike Lebovitz (Last Comic Standing), Hosted by Jeff Steinbrunner, The Gutter – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $5.

Thick Wit Comedy w/ Chloe Radcliffe (TBS Comics to Watch), Ja-Ron Young (Cinderblock Comedy Festival), Kenice Mobley (Bridgetown Comedy Festival), Jeffrey Emerson (Lap Dance Saloon), Deno DeMartino (New York Comedy Festival & MasterCard Patron), Mary Cella (Jezebel), Musical Guest Headless Dentist, The Way Station – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Kerry Coddett (Comedy Central’s Nightly Show, MTV’s Joking Off, TruTV’s Comedy Knockout), Tyler Fischer (NBC’s Chicago Med, TV Land’s YOUNGER), Kareem Green (FOX’s Laughs), Casey Balsham (AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live), 61 Local – Brooklyn, 7pm, $5 – $8.

 

ONGOING

Shape Up Yoga Meditation, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Wednesday until Dec. 26, 2018, 9:30am, Free.

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

Black History Month: A Celebration of the Blues Exhibition, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Tuesday to Saturday until Feb. 24, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (1/23) Drawing with Susan, Singleling Party, Brutally Honest

THINGS TO DO

Singleling Podcast 2nd Anniversary Party, The Gallery at Le Poisson Rouge – West Village, 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Singleling is a podcast that showcases love and dating stories from comedians and regular people around the world. On this, its second anniversary, the Singleling live show will feature comedians Sandi Marx, Gianmarco Soresi, Sydnee Washington, Calvin Cato, Music by Pavel Rivera, the lead singer of Twintapes. $8 – $10.

Drawing with Susan, American Folk Art Museum – Lincoln Square, 6pm – 8:30pm

Join artist Susan Te Kahurangi King for an evening of drawing at the American Folk Art Museum. Drawing with Susan is a creative drawing workshop where participants come together and draw in a shared space. Materials will be provided; participants are encouraged to bring their personal sketchbooks. Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Fiona Silver, Call Security, Fielded, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

Sloppy Jane, Eyes Of Love, Leila Bordreuil and Michael Foster Duo, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

Slam Section, Activator, Slashers, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free. RSVP.

Rosehardt, Kahiem Rivera, Chazz Giovanni, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

AceMo, Mel G (Teklife), Machine Girl, Yung Mayne, DJ Noble, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, $10pm, $10.

Darkwing, Whiner, HARMS, Primitive Lips, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

Dr. Danny (The Lemon Twigs), Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8 – $10.

 

COMEDY

Max Silvestri, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Baby Shower Comedy w/ Sarah Tollemache, Bobby Sheehan, Dan Wickes, Curtis Sumpter, Marisa Riley, Lev Fer, Tobin Miller, Hosted by Mark Benjamin, Grey Lady – LES, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Loud Laughs Comedy w/ Tanael Joachim (Good Day NY, Gotham AXS Live, Carolines), Chrissie Mayr (Fox’s Laughs, Wendy Williams Show, Sirius XM), Ja-Ron Young (Cinderblock Comedy Festival, NY Comedy Club), Lee Valentin (Stand Up NY, Unusual Culprits, Broadway), Whispers – UWS, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Bruttaly Honest w/ Julie Mitchell (Viceland), Milly Tamarez (Comedy Central), George Civeris (Just For Laughs), Ophira Eisenberg (NPR’s Ask Me Another), Hosted by Liz Magee and Ariel Elias, QED – Queens, 7:30pm, $7.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 28, 2018, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Identity, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island’s Prehistory, Conference House Park – Staten Island, Monday to Saturday until January 27, 2018, 10am – 4pm. Free.

 

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