Around NYC Today (12/12) Ugly Sweater Party, Shmoakstock VII, Cherry Bombe

Around NYC Today (12/4) Comics Read Weird Childhood Journals, TJ Miller

THINGS TO DO

Name That Tune, J. Hood Wright Recreation Center – Washington Heights, 7:30pm – 8:30pm

Celebrate the holidays with an evening of holiday music trivia. Free.

Comics Read Their Weird Childhood Journals, QED – Queens, 8:30pm – 10pm

Maggie Lalley hosts a dramatic reading of comedians’ childhood journals. With Rory Scholl, Brad Benson, Remy Kassimir, Matthew W J Mitchell, Matt Vita, Sam Morrison, Veronica Lowry, Susan Widdicombe, Paul Marquez, Mariana Garces, Irene Fagan Merrow and Anna Paratore. $8.

 

ONGOING

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.

‘Volez Voguez, Voyagez’ Louis Vuitton Exhibition, 86 Trinity Place – Lower Manhattan, (Mon to Sat – 10 am to 8pm; Sun – 11am to 7pm), Free. RSVP.

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.

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

Arts and Crafts Fair, Alice Austen Park – Staten Island, Until Dec. 25, 11am -5pm, Free.

 

FILM

Lovecraft Film Screenings, Lovecraft – East Village, 6pm, $5.

 

MUSIC

Peter Oren, New rose, Erin Durant, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

The Jelly, Maitri, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5 – $8.

Luke Rathbrone, Jane Church, Brian Merrill, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 7pm, $8 – $10.

Ron Shalom, Meadows + Seren, Cleek Schrey, Trans- Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

Been Stellar + Nando Dale, Grace London, GOALS, Harry Teardrop, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

 

DJ Python, Pariguayo, A/D/O – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Reverend Vince Anderson and the Love Choir, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 10:30pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

TJ Miller, Sean Patton, Ethan Simmons-Patterson, Arlene’s Grocery – LES, 8pm, $5.

Butterboy w/ Janeane Garofalo, Janelle James, Jacqueline Novak, Yedoye Travis, Tommy McNamara, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Side Ponytail w/ Jacqueline Novak (Comedy Central Half Hour), Ashley Hamilton (Big Sky Comedy Fest) , Conor Delehanty (Limestone Comedy Fest), Brett Hiker (Limestone Fest), Julia Johns (Girl Code), Hosted by Carolyn Busa, Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

The Weirdball Comedy w/ Pedro Gonzalez (The Comic Strip), Catherine Zini (The Devil Cup), Brett Kline (Greenwich Village Comedy Club), Andrew Steiner (New York Comedy Club), Jeremy Cash (Levity Live), The Platform – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Donation.

Amy Buchwald, Selena Coppock, Tito Garza, Paul Julmeus, Mary Cella, Rachel Sennott, Andy Wright, Ryan Chani, Hosted by Connor Creagan, Bar 2A – East Village, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

 

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Around NYC Today (11/29) Funk You, S&M and Chill, The Fancy Show, Stash Comedy

THINGS TO DO

Funk You, House of Yes, 10pm – 4am

House of Yes wants to Funk You in all the right places. Tunes by DJ Bruce, 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.

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

‘Volez Voguez, Voyagez’ Louis Vuitton Exhibition, 86 Trinity Place – Lower Manhattan, (Mon to Sat – 10 am to 8pm; Sun – 11am to 7pm), Free. RSVP.

Arts and Crafts Fair, Alice Austen Park – Staten Island, Until Dec. 25, 11am -5pm, Free.

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

Free Day at the Bronx Zoo, Bronx Zoo, Every Wednesday, 10am – 4:30pm, Free.

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

 

FILM

Women in Time, LAU New York Academic Center – East Midtown, 6:15pm, Free, RSVP.

We The Workers, 325 Hudson St. – Lower Manhattan, 4:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Love and Fury/ Syysprinssi, Scandinavia House – Murray Hill, 7pm, $7 – $12.

 

MUSIC

The Phil Young Experience, Hanborough Recreation Center – Harlem, 1pm, Free.

Huntertones, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 11pm, $8 – $10.

Argonaut & Wasp, Glassio, Cafune, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Josh Sharp, Aaron Jackson, Amazing Amy, John Reynolds, Janelle James, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5.

Stash Comedy w/ Nore Davis, J Fox Jones, Rashad Bashir, Suraiyah Ortiz, Jatty Robinson, BK9 Kitchen and Bar – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

S&M and Chill w/ Marie Faustin, Sydnee Washington, Usama Siddiquee, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

The Fancy Show w/ Ryan Donahue (Jimmy Kimmel), Aparna Nancherla (Conan), Tim Harmston (Last Comic Standing), Ahri Findling (Brooklyn Comedy Festival), Guitler Raphael (Dope Show), Hosted by Mary Mack (Conan), The Douglass – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

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Around NYC Today (11/21) Little Cinema, Fuck You Revue, Janeane Garofalo

THINGS TO DO

Last Name Basis Live Taping, BRIC – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9pm

BRIC Radio presents a live taping of its podcast Last Name Basis. Hosted by the husband and wife team Franchesca Ramsey and Patrick Kondas, Last Name Basis is a bi-weekly podcast that covers everything from what’s going on in the world to what’s happening in their lives as an interracial married couple. Free.

Little Cinema: Being John Malkovich, House of Yes – Brooklyn, 7pm – 10pm

Little Cinema, which presents shows described as “Rocky Horror Picture Show meets Cirque Du Soleil,” presents a screening of “Being John Malkovich” with puppets, ballet, aerial acrobats and live jazz. Free afterparty with DJ Malkovich. Free waiting list tickets still available.

Doctors and Nurses, BRIC (Studio A) – Brooklyn, 7pm to 9pm

In Doctors and Nurses two performers create a tense display of different forms of personal testimony. A patient explains what led to his upcoming heart surgery at a New York hospital. Alongside him, a singer accompanies and interrupts with phrases from forgotten Rag-Time era songs. 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.

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

‘Volez Voguez, Voyagez’ Louis Vuitton Exhibition, 86 Trinity Place – Lower Manhattan, (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.

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.

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

Fuck You Revue: Burlesque and Performance Art Mayhem, Bizarre – Brooklyn, Every third Tuesday of the month, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

The Age of Daydreaming (1965), Bohemian National Hall – UES, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Without Gorkey, Hauser & Wirth – Chelsea, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Animation Nights New York, The Gutter – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

 

MUSIC

God Tiny, Hollow Eyed, Latin Punk Jazz, Darkwing, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Dr. Danny (The Lemon Twigs), Ronnie D’Addario, Michael D’Addario Trio, The Show is the Rainbow, Bowery Electric – LES, 7:30pm, $8 – $10.

Greg Fox and M. Geddes Gengras (duo set), Leya, mmm, die Reihe, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Robert Francis, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Tiger +Man, Taxman, The Wali Sanga, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Dizzyride, Hanging Stills, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Janeane Garofalo, Jo Firestone, Dulcé Sloan, Casey James Salengo, Dina Hashem, Mehran Khaghani, Jess Salomon, Chris Laker, Alison Zeidman, Shane Torres, Nate Fridson, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

Mike Recine (Conan), Colin Cook (Comix), Melissa Diaz (Carolines on Broadway), J. Fox-Jones (You dont know s*it podcast), Brandon Collins (Comedy Outliers), Mott Haven Bar & Grill – Bronx, 7pm, $10.

Janelle James (Comedy Central), Josh Johnson (Fallon), Giulio Gallarotti (MTV), Ray Kump (VICE), The Shanty – Brooklyn, 8pm, 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 (10/24), SmashCut CineFest, Ariel Pink, A. Savage

THINGS TO DO

Readings in Contemporary Poetry: Sharon Mesmer and Wayne Koestebaum, Dia: Chelsea, 6:30pm, $10 general admission, $6 for seniors and students

Dia’s monthly Readings in Contemporary Poetry series, curated by poet and author Vincent Katz, stresses the experimental aspects of contemporary poetic practice. It highlights commonalities among poets and puts their diverse voices in conversation with one another.

A. Savage: The Past, Too, Is an Intruder (Opening Reception), A-Pou’s Taste – East Village, 7pm – 10pm

Parquet Courts frontman A. Savage unveils a new series of paintings. Free.

Instar Books Halloween Bash, Babycastles – Brooklyn, 7pm – 11:30pm

Instar Books is hosting our first annual Halloween bash, as well as a launch party for the book The Black Emerald. Readings by Jeanne Thornton, Miracle Jones, Chavisa Woods, and Torrey Peters. Live piano karaoke by Jason Laney. Free ebooks to everyone who comes in costume. Free. RSVP.

 

FILM

SmashCut CineFest (VIP Reception w/ open bar and food), IFC Center – Greenwich Village, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Ariel Pink – Happy Hour and Listening Party, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free.

Luke Elliot, decker., Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

Dezi5, Corey TuT, Will Sheridan, DJ Lorant, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Freezing Cold, Hotline, New Love Crowd, Fits, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Cutters, Nihiloceros, Sister Munch and Electro Insides, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Kyp Malone (TV on the Radio), Matt G, Joseph Sant, Chase King, Darlin Darlin (Puerto Rico benefit), Muchmore’s – Brooklyn, 9pm, $10.

Lawrence Rothman, PONY, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10 – $12.

 

COMEDY

Silly Chilly Presents: Too Much Hot Sauce feat. Jacob Williams, Katie Hanigan, Derrick Thompson, Jordan Raybould, Erica Spera, Katie Barbaro, Kat Belinfante, The Lantern – Greenwich Village, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

STEVIE feat. George Civeris (Just For Laughs), Josh Sharp (The Opposition), Julia Shiplett (Bridgetown), Dulce Sloan (Daily Show), Liza Treyger (Comedy Central), Cocoon Central Dance Team (Snowy Bing Bongs), Hosted by Drew Anderson, Sam Taggart and Marcia Belsky, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

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

David Suarez, Chris Casiero, Jennifer Schemke, Adam P. Murphy, Jodi Coyote, Jeff Ceruli, Mo Vida, Ron Barba, Matt Azark and Sisi Gulturk, Hosted by Glenn Cohen, Kiabacca Bar – Midtown, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

John Donovan, Robby Leon, Casey McGowan, Caitlin Peluffo, Pedro Gonzalez, Lance Pauker, Special guest Emma Willman (Colbert), Ziggy’s – UES, 9pm, 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.

Women With Wings Art Exhibit, Friendship Garden – Sugar Hill, Every Tuesday until Oct. 31,  2pm – 4pm, Free.

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

Self Storage Gallery Exhibition, Flux Factory – Queens, Until Oct. 27, 7pm, Free.

Gettin’ Wet with Miss Guy: The Photography of Guy Furrow, Art-on-A (East Village), Until Nov. 2, Free.

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