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 (11/24) Indie Pop Dance Party, King Hippo Comedy

THINGS TO DO

Black Friday Meditation, Wave Hill – Bronx, 11am – 12pm

Avoid Black Friday busyness by joining a community meditation focused on gratitude and clearing your mind. Led by Neem Dewji of Yoga for Bliss. Garden admission: $8 for audlts, $4 for students and seniors.

Black Friday Hike, Start at Doris Freedman Plaza in Central Park, 11am – 2pm

The hike will start at the southern end of the park – 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and end at the northern end near the Harlem Meer. Free.

Arkham Gothic Dance Party, Bizarre Bushwick, 10pm – 4am

Music by DJ Cyclonus and DJ James David. Horror movies on screen. 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.

‘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.

Winter Village, Bryant Park – Midtown, Until January 2, Weekdays – 11am to 8pm, Weekends – 10am – 8pm, Free.

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

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.

 

FILM

Whose Streets?, Elinor Bunin Monroe Film Center’s Amphitheater, UWS, 5pm, Free, RSVP.

Planet Earth, Caveat – LES, 5pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Kasador, The Either, Kid Le Chat, Bowery Electric – LES, 7:30pm, $8 – $10.

Antagonista, Dan Abraham, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $8 – $10.

Hold On Caulfield, Little Image, Gogeous, Sad Cops, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Electric Feel Dance Party w/ DJ Gina Bon Jersey, DJ Jordan Stern, Bowery Electric – LES, 11pm, $10.

R & She: The Queens of Hip-Hop and R&B, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 11pm, $5 – $8.

Dance Yourself Clean: An Indie Pop Dance Party, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 10pm, $10.

Cinema Cinema, Tidal Channel, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Party Patrol w/ Super Bueno, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free.

DJ Shane MauX, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 10pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Cross the Bridge Comedy, Artichoke’s Basille Pizza – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free, RSVP.

Rachel Joan (New York Comedy Festival), Isabel Hagen (The Lantern), Dan Perlman (Flatbush Misdemeanors), Dan Lamorte (Comedy Celluar), Hosted by Brooke Arnold (New York Comedy Festival), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Whatever Comedy Show, Hosted by Amy Cardinale and Peter Revello, Niagara Bar – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

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

Bitches Brew Comedy w/ Naomi Karavani, Melissa Stokoski, Shelby Taylor and Erica Spera, Halyards – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

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Around NYC Today (11/2) Trivium, The White Dress, Bomb Shelter Comedy

THINGS TO DO

Lecture: Doughboy Sculptures in NYC Parks, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, 6pm – 8pm

Jennifer Wingate, an associate professor of fine arts at St. Francis College, will discuss memorials by sculptors such as Augustus Lukeman, Pietro Montana, and Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. Admission is free but space is limited. To RSVP, email artandantiquities@parks.nyc.gov.

The White Dress, The American Theater of Actors, Inc. – Hell’s Kitchen, 7:30pm – 9:30pm

The White Dress is a coming-of-age story which experiments with form, melding language, music, and movement to explore the lives of people from various gender identities, expressions and sexual orientations. The showcase will be directed and choreographed by Adin Walker (Pin and the Blue Fairy as part of the Drama League Artist-in-Residence at Dixon Place, Rent and Singin’ in the Rain at McCarter Theater). $10.

 

FILM

Taming of the Shrew (1980), Hudson Park Library – West Village, 2pm, Free, RSVP.

VA – Human Cost of War, Fordham University Keating Hall, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

As an Act of Protest (2002), Richard Beavers Gallery – Brooklyn, 7pm, $8.

 

MUSIC

Trivium, Build Studio – NoHo, 2:30pm, Free, RSVP.

The Penske File, Headlines, Small Drag, Goldsounds – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Disturbed Furniture, Anie Delgado, Brent Butler, Area NYC, KVN, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8 – $10.

Lee Hogans, BRIC – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Mannes Sound Festival: Dvorak’s New World and his American Students, Bohemian National Hall – UES, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

IYEZ, Garbage Greek, Fruit & Flowers, Pink Mexico, Cape House – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Darryl Rahn, Mike Tedesco, Rowan, Jon Freeman, Secret Loft – Greenwich Village, 7:30pm, $5 – $8.

Synead, Kahiem Rivera, K. Marie Kim, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Pow Pow Family Band November Residency, Berlin – East Village, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Cut Worms (EP release), John Andrews & The Yawns, Ryan Sambol, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

God Tiny, Night Shapes, Oliver Ignatius, Dreamy D, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $10.

Xhosa, Babyteeth, Sunspeaker, Sluurpee, Din-Ra, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Alba Cell, Material Body Dysfunction, Valise, Universal Cell Unlock, Pleasure Island, Latrines, Hide Stacy, The Glove – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Bodega Cat Comedy w/ Emma Willmann, Lucas Connelly, Alex English, and Wendi Starling, Offside Tavern – Chelsea, 7:45pm, Free, RSVP.

Panic Attack Comedy w/ Harris Mayersohn (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert), Jordan Scott Huggins (Cape Fear Comedy Festival), Danielle Young (The Root), Chanel Ali (Skanfest), Thiago Lima (The Stand), Upstairs at 2A – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Caitlin Peluffo, Carmen Lagala, Dina Hashem, Joel Kim Booster, Khalid Rahmann, LeClerc Andre Darguin, Thiago Macklin Lima, Local 138 – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Bomb Shelter Comedy w/ John Saponaro (FOX Sports 1, NBC, CBS), Ben Bergman (Laugh Factory, The Lantern), Carrie Gravenson (NY Daily News, CBS Local), Pamela Walt (Funny or Die, House of Pamcakes Podcast), Brendan Gay (Laugh Factory, Brendan Being Brendan Podcast), Jeff Cerulli (NBC, VH1, MTV), Erik Bransteen (FOX, TimeOut NY), Matt Azark (Cart Talk with Matt & Chris podcast) – FREE PIZZA!, The Gaf West – Hell’s Kitchen, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

King Hippo Comedy Show and Afterparty, 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.

Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorial in NYC Parks, Arsenal in Central Park (UES), Until Nov. 24, 9am – 5pm. Free.

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

Learn to Double Dutch, Flushing Meadows Corona Park – Queens, 4pm – 6pm

 

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Around NYC Today (10/26), Talib Kweli, The Addams Family, King Hippo Comedy

THINGS TO DO

Double Dutch, Flushing Meadows Corona Park – Queens, 4pm – 6pm

Come join a weekly double dutch class. This class is to open to children from age 6 to 17. Free.

Lazy Variants Opening Reception, 191 Henry St. – LES, 6pm – 9pm

This exhibition is a two-person show featuring Katherine Gagnon and Jinie Park. Runs until November 9th. Free. RSVP.

The TIme of Your Life, The Lee Strasburg Theatre and Film – East Village, 7:30pm – 10pm

The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute and NYU Tisch School of the Arts stages The Time of Your Life, William Saroyan’s Pulitzer Prize-winning five-act play. Directed by Daniel Winerman. $10 general admission, $5 students and alumni.

 

FILM

The Addams Family (1991), Thomas Jefferson Park – Harlem, 6pm, Free.

The Witches, West Bronx Recreation Center, 6:30pm, Free.

 

MUSIC

Deradoorian, Charlie Looker, Jason McMahon, Brooklyn Bazaar, 7pm, $10.

Uni Ika Ai, BRIC House TV Studio – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Den-Mate, Long Neck, Verdigris, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Color Tongue, Twiga, Darkwing, Best Behavior, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Ed Askew, New Ones, Dimples, Hope Simulator Pro, Trans- Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Retail, Xetas, Sooner, Lumps, The Gutter – Brooklyn, 8pm, $7.

The Misfits (performed by la misma), Charged GBH (performed by members of l.o.t.i.o.n., Scalple, terrorist, Nosferatu), Jerry’s Kids (performed by Scalple), X (La X//performed by members of conspiracy, subversive Rite, and daddy long legs), Classic Spanish Punk Medley (performed by members of Mommy, blue anxiety), PiL/Sex Pistols (performed by members of subspace) – Puerto Rico benefit, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $8.

Flown (record release), Outskirts, Serpentskirt, The Missing Footage, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $8.

Andre Power, Schimanski – Brooklyn, 9pm, $5 – $10.

The Fluids (Album Launch), Jack Killen, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

Talib Kweli (DJ set), Brooklyn Bowl, 11:30pm, $10.

Street Sects (After Show Party), Anatomy, Brooklyn Bazaar, 11:59pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Sad, Sad: Talking Comedy and Depression feat. Lily Icangelo (Comix) and Osh Noam (No One Asked Me, The Stand), Muchmore’s – Brooklyn, 6:30pm, Free.

Bomb Shelter Comedy feat. Mike Vecchione (Jimmy Fallon, Conan, Last Comic Standing), Nick Whitmer (Caroline’s, New York Comedy Club), Kyle Ocasio (Fox News, AXSTV Gotham Comedy Live), Momoh Pujeh (UCB, The Stand), Tim Lowe (Stress Factory, Atlantic City Comedy Club), Jeff Cerulli (NBC, VH1, MTV), Erik Bransteen (FOX, TimeOut NY), Matt Azark (Cart Talk with Matt & Chris podcast), The Gaf West – Midtown, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

When Scary Things Happen to Funny People feat. Mike Drucker (The President Show, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Adam Ruins Everything, Bill Nye Saves the World), Julia Shiplett (The Moth Radio Hour, HBO’s “Crashing”), Melissa Diaz (Regular at Caroline’s on Broadway), Patrick Hastie (The Nostalgic Front Podcast), John Rosenberg (WFMU Radio), 61 Local – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

Dan Perlman (MTV), Chewy May (Stand up NY), Edward Farrell (Edward Farrell’s Diet Coke Reviews on Yelp), Rachel Joan (Sirius/XM), Hosted by Katie Boyle (Hilarious), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Shine Box Comedy feat. Brett Siddell, Tyler Fischer, Maria Wojciechowski, Bronwyn Isaac, Dave Lester, John Bilancini, Neir’s Tavern – Queens, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

King Hippo Comedy Show, Hosted by Ayanna Dookie (MTV) and Mike Brown (MTV), 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

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.

Women With Wings Art Exhibit, Maggie’s Garden, Friendship Garden – Sugar Hill, Until Oct. 31, Varying hours. Free.

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

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

Yoga Flow, North Lawn at 78th Street in Riverside Park, Every Thursday until 6:30pm – 7:30pm, 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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Oct. 5 (Thursday), Alice Through the Looking Glass, Bodega Cat Comedy

bodega cat comedy

THINGS TO DO

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

Buy fresh produce and prepared food at this weekly event. Free.

Taking Shape- Opening Reception, NU Hotel (Brooklyn), 6pm

NU Hotel Brooklyn and Welancora Gallery present Taking Shape, the second edition in their collaboration of quarterly art exhibitions with art exclusively by Brooklyn artists. Featuring works by Chanel Kennebrew and Christina Massey.

Yoga Flow, North Lawn at 78th Street in Riverside Park, 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Link mindful breathing with movement in this full spectrum yoga practice that includes modifications and intensifications depending on experience level. Free.

TreeHaus Illustrators AfterParty, The Set NYC (Midtown), 7pm, $5.

A New York Comic Con afterparty event.  Connect with artists, performers, illustrators, comic book artists, singers, musicians. With live music by Katie Garringer Martins, Henry August DuRocher and Fort Vine.

Imaginary Worlds – A Draw Jam, Albertine Books (UES), 7pm

Join New York Comic Con guest illustrators from France for a collective Draw Jam and book signing. Meet Zep, Valerie Vernay, Patricia Lyfoung, Alexis Sentenac, Mathieu Laffray and Bruno, plus other special guests, as they present their newly translated bande dessinée (comic books!). Enjoy a glass of wine as you sketch live models in costumes. Your art may end up on the walls of the French Embassy for a pop-up exhibition.

Instituto Coreográfico with Carlos Pons Guerra, Ballet Hispanico (UWS), 7pm

The latest installment of Instituto Coreográfico, Ballet Hispanico’s choreography lab for Latino artists, welcomes Spanish choreographer Carlos Pons Guerra. Free. RSVP.

Bad Neighbour Theatre: The Old Woman, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (Brooklyn), 8pm-9:30pm

Danii Kharms’ “The Old Woman” returns to the Brooklyn stage in Bad Neighbour Theatre’s adaptation. For two nights only. Tickets $10 online, $15 at the door.

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, A Play by Stephen Adly Guirgis, Atlantic Theater Company (Chelsea), 8pm, Free, RSVP.

FILM

Alice Through the Looking Glass, Asser Levy Playground (Midtown), 7pm, Free.

Pele: Birth of a Legend, Macombs Dam Park (Bronx), 7:30pm, Free.

MUSIC

Josiah Johnson of the Head and the Heart, Planes on Paper, Mercury Lounge (LES), 6:30pm, $10-$15.

åMBe, Them Fangs, The FMS, DethRok, O Mer, The Goodnight Darlings, DJ Miss Guy, Bowery Electric (LES), 6:30pm, $5.

Von Sell, Bandits on the Run, Birthday Club, Holy Golden, Vehicles, Pianos (LES), 7pm, $10.

House Sparrow, High Falls, Roxanne, El Cortez , (Brooklyn), 7pm, $10.

Joan Soriano, Lincoln Center, 7:30pm, Free.

Weed Hounds, Super Natural, Psycho, NEVER, Outskirts, Alphaville (Brooklyn), 8pm, $8.

Shareef Keyes and the Groove, Rosehardt, Tina Yao, C’mon Everybody (Brooklyn), 8pm, $8-$10.

The Echo-Friendly, Samson The Truest, Union Pool (Brooklyn), 8pm, $10-$12.

ZZZWalk, Darto, PC Worship, Evan Jewett, Secret Project Robot (Brooklyn), 8pm, $10.

Sadosan (release show), 99Sublime Collective, The Silent Barn (Brooklyn), 8pm, $8.

A Guy Called Gerald, Whatever/Whatever, L&L&L, Good Room, (Brooklyn), 10pm, $10-$15.

COMEDY

Bodega Cat Comedy feat. Zach Sims, Kofi Thomas, Morgan Miller, Offside Tavern (Chelsea), 7:45pm, Free.

The Half-Hour Hour, Hosted by Jenn Welch, The Creek and the Cave (Queens), 8pm, Free, RSVP.

The King Hippo Comedy Show, Hosted by Ayanna Dookie (MTV) and Mike Brown (MTV), The Mockingbird (Alphabet City), 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Derek Humphrey, Edward Farrell, Rachel Joan, Wanjiko Eke, Old Man Hustle (LES), 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Bomb Shelter Comedy Show feat. Von Decarlo (BET, ABC, FOX), Fariaz Rabbani (Inside Amy Schumer, The Nightly Show), Jourdain Denzel Fisher (BET), Luke Mones (Huffington Post, Funny or Die). Joe Pontillo (MTV, IFC), Jeff Cerulli (NBC, VH1), Erik Bransteeen (FOX, Timeout NY), Matt Azark (Cart Talk with Matt & Chris podcast), The Gaf West (Midtown), 8pm, Free.