Around NYC Today (1/26) Michael Turber, Live Dubbed Sitcoms, Kondabolu Bros.

THINGS TO DO

Michael Thurber in Transit, Marcus Garvey Park – Harlem, 6:30pm – 8pm

This is a musical variety show led by composer and bassist Michael Thurber. The show features a broad array of genres and performers from diverse musical backgrounds. From rappers to classical violinists to Broadway vocalists to rock guitarists to jazz saxophonists to sitar players and everything in between, the audience will experience culture-crossing collaborations in a casual, entertaining format. Free. RSVP to artsculturefun@parks.nyc.gov .

Live Dubbed Sitcoms, Videology Bar and Cinema – Brooklyn, 7:30pm – 8:30pm

Live Dubbed Sitcoms, created by comedian Jo Firestone, is now in its fifth year. Join comedians Evan Altshuler, Zach Cherry, Becky Chicoine, Megan Doherty, Dan Glaser, Keaton Patti and Alexis Pereira as they improvise new dialogue over muted episodes of your favorite sitcoms. $5.

Michelangelo and Rodin in Conversation, Metropolitan Museum of Art – UES, 9am – 12pm

Join an early hours exclusive private viewing of Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer followed by discussions by Carmen C. Bambach, Curator of Italian and Spanish Drawings, about the exhibition and Ashley Dunn, Assistant Curator of French 19th-century Drawings and Prints, about Rodin at The Met. The event will be followed by a conversation with the audience. Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Kuinka, Toebow, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

Em & The Fates, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

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

Danny Krivit, Rissa Garcia, Eli Escobar, Good Room – Brooklyn, 10pm, Free with RSVP before 1am.

Anarchists, Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, 11:30pm, $10.

Gold Medal, Holy Ride, Sunspeaker, Slurpee, Berlin – East Village, 7pm, $8 – $10.

99cts Records x DM Hardware w/ Miley Serious, AceMo, Akua, Ceremony224 – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective Winter Party with Fielded, Gemma, Riich Psycho, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5 – $8.

Basura’s Inferno w/ Junta, Crysto Martyr, Machine Girl, Deli Girls, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10 before 10pm, $12 after.

Le Rug, Fiasco, Lost Boy ?, TURBOSLEAZE, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $8 – $10.

a place both wonderful and strange (ft Liberty Rose): The Laura Palmer Deviations, Fuck You, Tammy!, Symbolism In Twin Peaks: A Talk, knifesex (Road House DJ sets), The Bell House – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10.

Bueno, Milk Dick, Morus Alba, Snakeskin, The Glove – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Ehiorobo, BabyGlock, BETTYSALLY, Grace Ives, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

Pale Ramon, Girl Blue, Kylian, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Kondabolu Brothers Podcast Recording, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Madelyn Freed, Blythe Roberson, Phoebe Robinson, Sandy Honig, Owen Bates, Sam Weiner, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Comedy/Dance Party w/ Sam Evans (Just for Laughs, Funniest Person in Cincinatti 2012), Christine Meehan-Berg (The Dr. Oz Show, Funny Or Die), Chrissie Mayr (Laughs on Fox, New York Comedy Festival), Tyler Richardson (MTV, New York Television Festival), Jeff Simmermon (And I Am Not Lying at UCB East Village, This American Life), SallyAnn Hall (The Stand Comedy Club and Restaurant, New York Comedy Club), Myq Kaplan (Comedy Central Presents, Conan), Hosted by Gabriel Pacheco (Funhouse Comedy Show NYC) , Secret Loft – Greenwich Village, 8:30pm, $5 – $12.

 

ONGOING

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Identity, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island’s Prehistory, Conference House Park – Staten Island, Monday to Saturday until January 27, 2018, 10am – 4pm. Free.

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

 

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Around NYC Today (1/17) The Song Show, DED Talks, Identity, What Lies Upstream

THINGS TO DO

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition Opening: Identity, Arsenal in Central Park, 6pm – 8pm

Identity showcases works in fiber that explore imagery of people of the African Diaspora. Curated by Michelle Bishop of Harlem Needle Arts, the exhibition features pieces by nine artists who use a variety of media including embroidery, soft sculpture, quilt, and mixed media. Free.

The Song Show, The Cobra Club – Brooklyn, 9pm – 11pm

The Song Show is a monthly comedy show based on radio staples from yesteryear. This show’s theme is Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit.” The show features up and coming NYC comedians and closes out with a set by a local band. Featuring comedy by Ramy Youssef (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Mr. Robot), Emmy Blotnick (Head Writer of The President’s Show, upcoming Comedy Central special) Casey James Salengo (Jimmy Kimmel Live, Comedy Central special), Musical guest Sultry Pines fka Velo, Hosted by Joe Miciak and Michael Kandel. $5.

DED Talks, Caveat – LES, 7pm – 9pm

From watchers of the immensely popular Ted Talks, comes this new lecture series highlighting the life and ideas of dearly departed celebrities. Featuring Katie Hartman, Joanna Hausmann, Monique Moses, Evan Kaufman, Natasha Vaynblat, Colin O’Brien, Ashley Brooke Roberts, Mark Vigeant, Hosted by Elaine Stritch (Jay Malsky) and Don Pardo (Richie Moriarty). $10.

 

MUSIC

Martin Bisi, Haybaby, Machine Girl, Bonnie Baxter, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

RÉN WITH THE MANE, IYVES, Hannah Sumner, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Narc Twain, Fort Gorgeous, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

Deep Space Brooklyn w/ Ali Coleman, François K, Output – Brooklyn, 10pm, $10.

Anna Altman, Bless, Ultrabeauty, Dougie Poole, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9:45pm, $8.

Fire is Motion, Weller, The Human Fly, Noods, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8:30pm, $8 – $10.

 

COMEDY

Hack City Comedy w/ Brendan Sagalow (MTV, New York Comedy Club), Doug Key (Rogue Island Comedy Festival), Khalid Rahmaan (Conan), Isabel Hagen (New York Comedy Club), special guest Subhah Agarwal (Writer for The Jim Jeffries Show), Black Cat LES, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Alex Carabaño (New York Comedy Festival), Nathan Habib (Punchline), Edward Farrell (New York Comedy Festival), Rachel Joan (New York Comedy Festival), Hosted by Roddy MacInnes (New York Comedy Club), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Ophira Eisenberg (NPR’s Ask Me Another; CBS’s The Late Late Show), Cyrus McQueen Cyrus McQueen (NBC’s Last Comic Standing; AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live), Liz Barrett (FOX’s Laughs; AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live), Ray Gootz (Caroline’s On Broadway; Game Over Girls), Camille Theobald (NY Comedy Festival; MTV), Hosted by Ben Asher (New York Comedy Festival; Iceland Comedy Festival headliner; Caroline’s), Pacific Standard – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Kung Fu Komedy w/ Emma Willmann (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert), Alex Pavone (Montreal Just For Laughs festival), Aaron Berg (Comedy Central), and Bryan Yang (Buzzfeed lists), New York Comedy Club – Kips Bay, 7pm, $10.

The Fancy Show w/ Saurin Choksi (FuseTV), Kenice Mobley (Laughs on FOX), Mike Brown (MTV), Matthew Broussard (Conan), Jena Friedman (Daily Show), Hosted by Michael Joyce, The Douglass – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Comedians You Should Know w/ Kate Willet (This is Not Happening), Ramy Youseff (Colbert), Kevin Bozeman (Comedy Central), Dave Landau (Last Comic Standing), Mike Lebovitz (Just for Laughs), Katie Hanningan (College Humor), The Gutter – Brooklyn, 9pm, $5.

 

FILM

What Lies Upstream (2017), Maysles Cinema – Harlem, 2pm, $10.

 

ONGOING

Shape Up Yoga Meditation, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Wednesday until Dec. 26, 2018, 9:30am, Free.

Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island’s Prehistory, Conference House Park – Staten Island, Monday to Saturday until January 27, 2018, 10am – 4pm. Free.

Learn Signs from American Sign Language, Poe Park – Bronx, Until March 28, 2018, 10:45am, Free.