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 by neighborhood restaurants and artisanal makers from Harlem. Free.

This Must Be The Place, Dear Mama Coffee – UES, 6pm – 8pm

A literary evening of curated writers reading work both published and in-progress. Across different genres, from celebrated young adult writers to noir, journalism, Op Ed and humor. $5.50.

Star Wars Trivia, Stone Creek Bar and Lounge – Kips Bay, 8pm – 9pm

Prepare yourself for five unique and challenging rounds rounds on the X-wing, droids and Wookiees! Include Episodes 1 to 7 and Rogue One. Free. RSVP.

 

FILM

Lovecraft Film Screenings, Hosted by MTV writer and The Walking Dead actor Sean Lynch, Lovecraft – East Village, 6pm, $5.

Vimeo Presents “Ladies with Lenses”: Women Killin’ It Behind the Camera, Videology Bar and Cinema – Brooklyn, 6:45pm, $10.

 

MUSIC

Danielia Cotton, Debra Devi, Berlin – East Village, 7pm, $10.

Palberta, No One And The Somebodies, The Cradle, Turnip King, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7pm, $10.

Cody Melville w/ John Melville, Joel B. Cannon, Ben Toro, Jesse Bryson, and Dina Regine, ElectraJets, Bowery Electric – LES, 7:30pm, $8.

Reverend Vince Anderson & the Love Choir, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 10:30pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Side Ponytail Comedy w/ Kate Willett (Comedy Central), Nariko Ott (Bridgetown Comedy Festival), Alejandro Morales (Good Good Comedy Theater), Rebecca O’Neal (Netflix’s Easy), Doug Key (Rogue Island Comedy Fest), Sam Ike (Big Sky Comedy), Hosted by Ben Wasserman, Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

Butterboy Comedy w/ Julio Torres, Nore Davis, Katina Corrao, Guy Montgomery, Brooke Van Poppelen, Mary Mack, Hosted by Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla and Maeve Higgins, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Julio Torres, Mitra Jouhari, Clare O’Kane, Mary Houlihan, Joe Rumrill, Tim Platt, Steven DeSiena, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Myq Kaplan and Friends w/ Derek Humphrey, Kenice Mobley, Abby Feldman, Ashley Brooke Roberts, Shockwave, QED – Queens, 8:30pm, $6.

Savage: A Comedy Show w/ Noah Gardenswartz (Comedy Central Half Hour), Matt Koff (The Daily Show), Jeff Simmermon (This American Life), Jess Salomon (Vice), Gracie Canaan (Comic Strip Live), Fawkner – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Weekly Humorist Presents Guaranteed Delivery w/ Jared Freid (Comedy Cellar regular, Total Frat Move Podcast), Adrienne Iapalucci (Letterman), Jonathan Zeller ( The New Yorker, New York Comedy Club, American Bystander), David Drake (Fox’s “Laughs”), Darius Showjoy Davies (2017 finalist for the English Comedian of the Year), Ester Steinberg (Funny Girls on Oxygen), Jarret Berenstein (Radio Free Brooklyn), Mailroom Bar – Lower Manhattan, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Cutthroat Comedy w/ Von Decarlo, Nick Alexander, Angela Cobb, Andy Ostroff, Kenny Warren and Lizzie Stewart, The Standing Room – Queens, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Arse-toria Comedy w/ Raghav Mehta, Koshin Egal, Kendall Ferrell, Dewey Lovett, Hosted by Tim Unkenholz, Adam Sokol, Lindsay Boling and Bryan Yang, Passage Irish Bar – Queens, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

35th Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until January 5, 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.

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.

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 (11/6) Xbox One X Launch, The Office Trivia, Side Ponytail

The Public Theater Mobile Unit: The Winter’s Tale, Roy Wilkins Recreation Center  – Queens, 1pm -3pm

The Public Theater’s Mobile Unit, which brings productions of Shakespeare to communities all across New York City, journeys through tragedy into comedy with a new production of The Winter’s Tale, directed by Lee Sunday Evans (Caught, Porto). RSVP by emailing ruth.hernandez@parks.nyc.gov . Free.

Xbox One X Launch, Microsoft Store NYC – Midtown, 6pm – 1am

Be one of the first in the country to get your hands on the Xbox One X. Microsoft will give away exclusive Xbox swag and a new Samsung QLED 4K TV. No purchase necessary.

The Office Trivia, Stone Creek Bar and Lounge – Kips Bay, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Take a break from being The World’s Best Boss, your classes at art school, or beet farming to prove you know the most about the Dunder Mifflin family. Prizes will be awarded in lieu of Dundees, and you don’t want to be left empty handed… that’s what she said!

 

FILM

Lovecraft Film Screenings: Comedy, Lovecraft – East Village, 6pm, $5.

Straight/ Curve: Redefining Body Image, 12th flr. lounge, Lowenstein Building – UWS, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Johnny Gallagher, Lakes, John Kegla, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8 – $10.

The Sherlocks, Best Behavior, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10.

The Travelers, Jordan Kirk, Kohli Calhoun, Grant Swift Glidden, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Giant Peach, Small Drag, Sister Munch, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $7.

Tanya Trio, Ben Brody, Bella+Thomas Rohrer, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Headsplitters, Disjawn, Narcoleptics, Extended Hell, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.

Floor Model, Bodykit, Cienfuegos, Isolde Touch, Shredded Nerve, Juju Pie, Diamond Girl (DJ), HECK – Brooklyn, 9pm, $5.

Walter Schreifels, Sammy James, Jr., Parker Kindred, Billy Campion, Ian Love, etc. (Tom Petty tribute), Brooklyn Bowl, 9pm, $10.

Dakota Jones, Sur, Brian Dunne, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Side Ponytail w/ Mary Mack (FOX, Last Comic Standing), Tim Harmston (Last Comic Standing), Jeremy Hammond (FOX, The Hard Times), Justin Perez (Undie Party), Chris Daniels (New York Comedy Festival), Lane Lonion (Hell Yes Fest), Hosted by Emily Winter and Carolyn Busa, Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Comedy at the Grocery Official Winter Launch Party w/ Sean Patton, Blair Socci, Joe List, Kyle Ayers, Hosted by Petey De’Abreu, Arlene’s Grocery – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Mo’ Jokes, Mo’ Problems Comedy, Hosted by Rich Penn and Ishmael Gaynor, Bar Nine – Hell’s Kitchen, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Savage: A Comedy Show, Fawkner – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Speakeasy Comedy, Hosted by Jordan Raybould and Mike Coscarelli, Local 138 – LES, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Maddy Smith, Ethan SP, Liz Glazer, Khalid Rahmaan, May Wilkerson, Colin Lewis, Bret Raybould, Suarin Choksi, LAp DAnce SAloon – Alphabet City, 9pm, 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.

Yayoi Kusama: Festival of Life, David Zwirner – Chelsea, Until December 16, Tues. to Sat., Gallery hours: 10am – 6pm. Free.

 

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