Around NYC Today (9/6) Dirty Thursday, Eleanor Friedberger, Stoked Comedy

THINGS TO DO Dirty Thursday: 90s Night, House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave – 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. Boy bands. Girl groups. Fishnets and fierceness. Featuring DJ Dirtyfinger. Free. RSVP. Rooftop … Continue reading Around NYC Today (9/6) Dirty Thursday, Eleanor Friedberger, Stoked Comedy

Around NYC Today (1/25) Brian Hill & The Noh Starrs, Jo Firestone, Lady Macbeth

THINGS TO DO Bookmaking Workshop, Greenbelt Nature Center in Blood Root Valley – Staten Island, 4pm – 5:30pm Learn about the Freshkills Park transformation, see examples of native and invasive plants, and create your very own passport-sized field notebook using paper that’s made from plants at the park. This workshop is part of an ongoing art project called UnCommon Pages, where artist Susan Mills has … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/25) Brian Hill & The Noh Starrs, Jo Firestone, Lady Macbeth

Around NYC Today (1/13) Watercolor Classes, The Red Party, Bowery Comedy

THINGS TO DO Spotlight on Still Life – Closing Reception, H.H. Biddle House in Conference House Park – Staten Island, 1pm – 4pm “Spotlight on Still Life”, curated by artist Ann Marie McDonnell, presents photography from the faculty and students of Curtis High School who were part of an educational program that focuses on the history of the still-life genre through painting and photography, as well as contemporary approaches. Free. Free Watercolor … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/13) Watercolor Classes, The Red Party, Bowery Comedy

Around NYC Today (12/18) Hannukah Menorah Lighting, #ADULTING, Butterboy

THINGS TO DO Card-Making Workshop and Holiday Market, Paradise Palase – Brooklyn, 4pm – 9pm Show off your craft skills for the holiday season. Entry includes all materials needed for card-making, although you are welcome to bring anything specific you’d like to use. $5. Hannukah Menorah Lighting and Performance, World Trade Center – Lower Manhattan, 5:45pm – 7pm The Shomrim Society of the Port Authority of … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/18) Hannukah Menorah Lighting, #ADULTING, Butterboy

Around NYC Today (12/11) Ladies with Lenses, Harlem Tree Lighting, Butterboy

Holiday Celebration: Concert and Tree Lighting, Marcus Garvey Park – Harlem, 5pm – 8:30pm The tree lighting begins at 5pm with The Marching Cobras and Children singing Carols. Immediately afterward, the party moves indoors at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center with performances by Vy Higginsen’s Sing Harlem Choir and the One Accord Dance Ministry. The emcee will be Musa Jackson AKA the Harlem Ambassador. The buffet is sponsored … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/11) Ladies with Lenses, Harlem Tree Lighting, Butterboy

Around NYC Today (11/30) Central Park Holiday Lighting, Indie Film Showcase

THINGS TO DO Central Park Holiday Lighting, Charles A. Dana Discovery Center – 110th St. bet. Lenox Ave. and Fifth Avenue, 5:30pm – 6:30pm Celebrate the season at the 21st Annual Holiday Lighting in Central Park. Meet Santa and friends, watch a live ice carving demonstration, sing carols on the Plaza, and warm up with hot cocoa and cookies. The event concludes with lighting a … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/30) Central Park Holiday Lighting, Indie Film Showcase

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

Around NYC Today (11/13) Butterboy, Side Ponytail, Martha Redbone, City of God

THINGS TO DO NewsGuild Shop Talk with A.O. Scott, 1500 Broadway – Times Square, 6:30pm – 8pm O. Scott, one of the New York Times’ chief critics, discusses his career, the role of the critic and the current media industry and entertainment landscape. Free, RSVP. The Unthinkable Staged Reading, Theater for the New City – East Village, 7pm – 9pm The Unthinkable was a semifinalist for … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/13) Butterboy, Side Ponytail, Martha Redbone, City of God

Oct. 3 (Tues.), Adult Swim on the Green, Punderdome, Bradford Morrow

THINGS TO DO Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), 7:30am – 8:30am One hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises led by trained professionals, and suitable for all levels. Free. Fitness Walk, Fort Trotten Park (Queens), 9am – 10am Join a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles) Haiti, Brooklyn, Harlem: An Artist’s Perspective, El … Continue reading Oct. 3 (Tues.), Adult Swim on the Green, Punderdome, Bradford Morrow

Sept. 27 (Wed), Moon Festival, Tribeca Art+Culture Night, Rehearsal for Truth

THINGS TO DO MOON FESTIVAL, Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center (Queens), 9am – 2:30pm Celebrate the beginning of the fall harvest season. Activities include a tai chi fan demonstration and cultural performances, dancing and a raffle. Breakfast and lunch provided. Free. TRIBECA ART+CULTURE NIGHT, Various locations, 6pm. Free ($10-$30 for some events). RSVP. This quarterly urban art festival will take place in more than 20 … Continue reading Sept. 27 (Wed), Moon Festival, Tribeca Art+Culture Night, Rehearsal for Truth