Around NYC Today (1/14) Adele live near MSG, Two Inch Astronaut, Free Puppies

THINGS TO DO

Adele* Live near Madison Square Garden, Caveat – LES, 9:30pm – 11:30pm

What’s better than seeing the actual Adele sing live at Madison Square Garden? Seeing 10 Adele impersonators sing live near Madison Square Garden! Bring your own black shift dress and get ready to sing Rolling in the Deep at the top of your lungs. $8.

Astronomy: The Night Sky, Marine Park – Brooklyn, 6pm – 7:30pm

Learn the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets. Free.

 

MUSIC

Your Dream Coat, Gorgeous, Virginia and the Woolves, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Two Inch Astronaut, Baglady, Shred Flintstone, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Native Harrow, Gabrielle Marlena, Mercury Lounge – LES, 5:30pm, $10.

Horoscope, Sunken Cheek, Sacramence, Autumn Pool, Motiv –A, Deep Red, SIMA, Brooklyn Bazaar, 7pm, $10.

The Ophelias, Anna Altman, Pom Pom Squad, Mercury Lounge – LES, 8pm, $8.

Cook Thuglass, Violent in Black , Mike Bennett and the SoulGlo Orchestra, The Commotions, Sonny Dumarsais & The Plan, Pianos – LES, 7pm, $10.

Fabrica Records Sundays: 3rd Edition. Chester Hawkins, Lauds, RIIOS, Sandy Ewan, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 7pm, $10.

Lee Bones & The best, Jane Church, Davey & The Chains, High Rider, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Comedy at Beauty Bar w/ Nicki Wright, Chris Daniels, Jeff Scheen, and Jeff Arcuri, Beauty Bar – East Village, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Free Puppies Comedy Hour w/ Jay Jurden (Stand Up NY), Remy Kassimir (Bacon Bits every Sunday @ The Stand), Peter Revello (NY Comedy Club), Rachel Green (Venus Fly Trap Presents: Sugartits), Sydnee Washington (The UnOfficial Expert Podcast), Laurel Cummings (Funny or Die), The Lantern Comedy Club – Greenwich Village, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

Too Soon? Comedy w/ Ashleybrook Roberts, Shane  Torres, Tushar Singh, Katie Hannigan, Stephen Sihelnik, Chris Hamilton, Malia Sias, 135 Eldridge St. – LES, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Dear White People, Lewis H. Latimer House – Queens, 2:30pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour, Fifth Avenue and 61st Street, 2pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (12/16) William Shakespeare’s Star Wars, Tinker Fest

THINGS TO DO

William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope, Anyone Comics – Brooklyn, 4pm – 6:30pm

Celebrate the release of Episode VIII with a matinee charity reading of “William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope.” Experience that Galaxy Far, Far Away like never before in the stylings of the Bard. All proceeds go to Toys for Tots. Admission is free with a toy donation or $10 suggested donation.

Brooklyn International Photography Festival, Jalopy – Brooklyn, 3pm – 7pm

Come and celebrate the contributions of photographers from around the world at the Jalopy Theatre and School of Music. View the final selections from over 8,000 submitted photos from talented photographers from 65 countries. Free. RSVP.

Winter Wonderland, Al Oerter Recreation Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park – Queens, 11am – 5pm

Join an afternoon of family relay races, crafts for children and adults, a photo op with Santa Claus, snacks, and a movie. Free.

Tinker Fest and Holiday Tree Lighting, Lewis H. Latimer House – Queens, 1pm – 5:30pm

Celebrate the holidays with fun tinkering, tree lighting, hot cocoa, and music at Lewis H. Latimer House Museum. Free.

Social Justice Holiday Market, Mayday Space – Brooklyn, 12pm – 5pm

Join an indoor gathering of 50 small vendors selling all things social justice-y… so you don’t have to buy corporate crap for your loved-ones, and can instead uplift local artists, makers, and community-led efforts. Beats by DJ Sabine Blaizin. Free.

 

FILM

The Rules of the Game (1939), Anthology Film Archives – LES, 5:15pm, $9. Free for members.

Appuntamento ai Marinai – a documentary about Eritrean-Italians born/raised in Milan during the 1970’s and 1980’s, Teachers College, Columbia University – UWS, 5pm, $5.

 

MUSIC

Sister Munch (EP release), World War IX, Necrotic Society, Stoop Kids, Muchmore’s – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

RAFiA, Prince Harvey, Yuni Verse, Abdu Ali, Jwords, Pastiche Lumumba, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 11pm, $10.

Nani FM, Snug Harbor Cultural Center – Staten Island, 2pm, $5 (includes admission to Newhouse Center for Contemporary art galleries)

Holiday Swing with David Gibson, St. John’s Recreation Center – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Aparna Nancherla, Rob Paravonian, Luke Mones, Maria Wojciechowski, Hosted by Bob Hansen, QED – Queens, 9:30pm, $10.

Odd Rock Comedy Hour w/ Killy Dwyer, Lauren Hope Krass, Sam & Bill, Hosted by Rob Paravonian, QED – Queens, 7:30pm, $10.

 

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Saturday, 8:30am – 9:30am, Free.

Shape Up NYC: Zumba, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Saturday until Dec. 30, 10am – 11am, Free.

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

ARC Holiday Record + CD Sale, 54 White Street – Tribeca, Every day until Dec. 17, 11am – 6pm, 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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