Around NYC Today (2/11) Musical Theatre Mayhem, Madams of the Universe

THINGS TO DO Musical Theatre Mayhem, QED – Queens, Feb. 11 (Sun.), 8:30pm – 10pm Musical theatre nerds unite. join a night of showtunes and comedy. Act 1: Broadway Bonanza: two comedians as musical theatre characters decide who’ll win in a physical fight. Act 2: Sing For Your Life: the audience chooses musicals that a guest will have to sing songs from. Act 3: 10-Minute Musical: three comedians … Continue reading Around NYC Today (2/11) Musical Theatre Mayhem, Madams of the Universe

Around NYC Today (1/21) Other Music Monthly, The Fantastic Voyage, Too Soon?

THINGS TO DO The Fantastic Voyage Opening Reception, Freshkills Park Studio + Gallery – Staten Island, 2pm – 4pm Stefani Bardin and Assaf Tamir’s “The Fantastic Voyage” is an immersive installation exploring the role of food production in our personal health and the health of the environment. The multimedia and living installation displays footage from the first-ever human subject trial using the Pill Cam gastroenterology … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/21) Other Music Monthly, The Fantastic Voyage, Too Soon?

Around NYC Today (1/15) MLK Day, Salsa Mondays, Side Ponytail, Butterboy

THINGS TO DO Salsa Mondays, Boots and Saddle – West Village, 6pm – 8pm Latin dance instruction from award-winning dancers and music from DJ Jon Ali. Classes start at 6p, party after! Salsa, Hustle, Bachata, Cha-cha-cha, Merengue, Samba, Tango, Rumba, Swing. Free. MLK Day, Brooklyn Center for the Arts, 9am – 3pm Honor the spirit of Dr. King with an essay competition, talent show, games … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/15) MLK Day, Salsa Mondays, Side Ponytail, Butterboy

Around NYC Today (1/11) Exerskate, Talib Kweli, Goodness Greatness, Tremendous

THINGS TO DO Exerskate, The Rink at Bank of America Winter Village – Bryant Park, 8am – 8:30am Join an ice-based fitness classes for experienced skaters. Free. Tremendous, New York City Center – Midtown West, 5:30pm – 7pm Tremendous, a contemporary dance performance that premiered at LaMama Moves! Festival, connects individual stories of the female experience to the spectrum of social injustices and the need … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/11) Exerskate, Talib Kweli, Goodness Greatness, Tremendous

Around NYC Today (12/21) The Gaits Soundscape, Silent Yoga, Happy Place

THINGS TO DO The Gaits Soundscape 2017, Gansevoort Plaza in The High Line, 5:30pm – 7pm Celebrate the winter solstice with an immersive soundwalk along the High Line. Participants become performers as footsteps get turned into sounds, creating a collective, whimsical music piece including twinkling metallic sounds, electric guitar chords, dulcimer notes, and water splashes. Inspired by Phil Kline’s annual Unsilent Night. RSVP to info@thehighline.org . … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/21) The Gaits Soundscape, Silent Yoga, Happy Place

Around NYC Today (12/9) Lightfoot Market Holiday Pop-Up, Bowery Comedy

THINGS TO DO Renegade Craft Fair, Industry City – Brooklyn, 11am – 6pm Explore a curated selection of modern design, including jewelry and accessories, art, apparel, ceramics, illustration, stationery, home decor, apothecary and cookware. Featuring local food trucks, DJ sets with Black Gold, photo ops, screen printing workshops with Sheepshead Design and all-around good times. Free. MissingMurderedTrafficked Women Altar and Vigil, Washington Square Park – Greenwich Village, 10:30am … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/9) Lightfoot Market Holiday Pop-Up, Bowery Comedy

Around NYC Today (12/3) Native Art Market, Fort Greene Tree Lighting

Renegade Craft Fair, Industry City – Brooklyn, 11am – 6pm Explore a curated selection of modern design, including jewelry and accessories, art, apparel, ceramics, illustration, stationery, home decor, apothecary and cookware. Featuring local food trucks, DJ sets with Black Gold, photo ops, screen printing workshops with Sheepshead Design and all-around good times. Free. Native Art Market, National Museum of the American Indian – Lower Manhattan, 10am Buy traditional … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/3) Native Art Market, Fort Greene Tree Lighting

Around NYC Today (11/26) Holiday Pop Up Market, #ADULTING, MAKU Soundsystem

THINGS TO DO Sustainable Sunday Holiday Market, House of Yes – Brooklyn, 2pm – 9pm House of Yes’ holiday market brings you seasonal, handmade, artisan ethical, vintage, and upcycled jewelry, crafts, clothing, goods, arts, textiles, festival wear, costumes, menswear and more. Tunes by DJ Dropkat. Free. Gifted and Talented Holiday Pop-Up Market, Grand Bazaar NYC – UWS, 10am The Gifted & Talented Holiday Market is the … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/26) Holiday Pop Up Market, #ADULTING, MAKU Soundsystem

Oct. 2 (Mon), Armistead Maupin, Night Train with Wyatt Cenac, Seeing Agon

THINGS TO DO Seeing Agon with Heather Watts, Center for Ballet and the Arts (East Village), 530pm Ballerina Heather Watts performs George Balanchine and Igor Stravinsky’s Agon in a one hour rehearsal style lecture-demonstration. Featuring Unity Phelan and Calvin Royal III. Free. RSVP. Kaveh Akbar Book Launch Party, Liberty Hall at Ace Hotel, 7pm Kaveh Akbar celebrates the launch of his debut poetry collection Calling … Continue reading Oct. 2 (Mon), Armistead Maupin, Night Train with Wyatt Cenac, Seeing Agon