Around NYC Today (8/31) Outdoor Silent Disco, Macbeth, Cross the Bridge Comedy

THINGS TO DO

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Macbeth, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, 7pm – 9pm

A “Gangs of New York”-styled Macbeth, set in the mid-1800s when early settlers fought for turf in the infamous Five Points area. Watch this full production of the famous play, produced by the Drilling Company. Free.

For Which It Stands – A Contemporary Art Exhibit, Old Stone House in J.J. Byrne Playground, 336 3rd St – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9pm

For Which it Stands is a contemporary art exhibition that offers a fresh take on the flags of the American Revolution, including the contradictions inherent in their symbolism. Select artists reinterpret flags associated with the Old Stone House’s history as the site of the 1776 Battle of Brooklyn, to consider how their values are being upheld today. Others envision new flags for contemporary local communities. Free.

Brookfield Place Tennis on the Waterfront Open Court Sessions, Brookfield Place Waterfront Plaza, 230 Vesey Street – Lower Manhattan

Sign up to play tennis on the Waterfront at Brookfield Place. Register to take the court in half hour increments. Walk-ins may be permitted if a timeslot is not reserved in advance. Free. RSVP.

Outdoor Silent Disco Beer Garden Dance Party, The Garden at Studio Square NYC, 35-33 36th St – Queens, 10pm – 3am

NYC’s largest indoor/outdoor beer garden is one epic spot for a party. This massive Quiet Clubbing Party brings together hundreds of people dancing while 3 live DJs battle for their attention on the main stage. $5 – $15.

Coney Island Friday Night Fireworks, Between West 10th Street and West 15th Street in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk – Brooklyn, 9:30pm – 10pm

Coney Island’s Friday Night Firework Series is back for the summer. For the best views, find a spot anywhere in the Amusement District down to the beach and boardwalk. Free.

Herald Square Reading Room, Herald Square, 10am – 5:30pm

Enjoy free use of newspapers and magazines at outdoor Reading Rooms. Located both in Herald Square Park and Park East at One Penn Plaza, Reading Rooms are staffed with a coordinator for recommendations. Free.

 

MUSIC

The Austerity Program, Faking, sewingneedle, Nonagon, Huh, Risk/Reward, Language, Husbandry, Mercury Lounge, 217 E Houston St – LES, 7pm, $10.

Teen Commandments, Little Racer, Our Wicked Lady, 153 Morgan Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Honyock, Imaginary Tricks, and The Ferdy Mayne, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Black Market Merchants, Heavenly Faded, Josh Gachette’s Pioneers, Son Of Dust, The Footlight, 465 Senaca Ave – Queens, 9pm, $10.

Twin Primes, Jay Hill, GERMANS, otodojo, Lozenge, Littlefield, 635 Sackett St –  Brooklyn, 9pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Sheba Mason (Artie Lange Show), Jay Schmidt (Netflix’s Set It Up), Todd Montesi (HBO’s Crashing), Joon Chung (Fusion), Melissa Weisman (Gotham Comedy Club), Daniel Perafan (Seeso), Ryan Arnold (Gotham Comedy Club), O.P.P.A., 162 West 4th St – West Village, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Cross the Bridge Comedy w/ Sydnee Washington (MTV), Chris Scopo (Sirius XM), Samantha Ruddy (SF SketchFest, Carolines on Broadway), Hosed by Phil Valentine, VSPOT Organic, 12 Saint Marks Place – East Village, 7:45pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Maria Hernandez Park – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free.

Yogi Bear, Faber Park in Faber Pool and Park – Staten Island, 8pm, Free.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Lenevar Avenue and Ionia Avenue in Bloomingdale Park – Staten Island, 8pm, Free.

Lego: Batman, Joseph P. Addabbo Memorial Park in Tudor Park – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Sherlock Gnomes, J Hood Wright Park – Washington Heights, 8pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Open Garden Days: Alice’s Garden at the H.H. Biddle House, H.H. Biddle House in Conference House Park, 70 Satterlee Street – Staten Island, Every day until Dec. 31, 7am – 7pm, Free.

Introduction to Meditation, Pats Lawn in Inwood Hill Park, W. 218th St. & Indian Road, Every Monday and Friday until Aug. 31, 7am – 7:45am, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (2/22) Everything is Falling Apart at QED, Mayer Hawthorne

THINGS TO DO

Everything is Falling Apart, QED – Queens, 7:30pm – 9pm

Everything is Falling Apart is a live talk show including a mix of standup and storytelling and features a special guest interviewed, by comedian and host Molly McGaughey, over a game of Jenga. As soon as the tower falls, the interview is over. This month’s guest is is Dulcé Sloan, a full-time correspondent from the Daily Show with Trevor Noah. $10.

 

MUSIC

Darkwing, El Silver Cabs, Wolf Diamond, Plaid Dracula, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Mayer Hawthorne (DJ Set), Brooklyn Bowl, 11:30pm, $10.

Quantic (DJ Set), DJ Taye, Good Room – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Valley Lodge, Happy Chichester, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

Blak Emoji, Quazz The Kid, R.O.E, Nuclear Family Fantasy, RA, Pianos – LES, 7pm, $8.

Orrin, Warren Wolfe, SHUG, That Boy Miles, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Ian Wayne, Maeve Thorne, Lord Youth, Tuxedos, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

Palo Palo, Mike Bones, DizzyRide, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Runnin’ on Empty w/ Jordan Carlos, Mitra Jouhari, Joe Zimmerman, Stine An, Dash Turner & Jessica Steans-Gail, Hosted by Yotam Tubul and Lisa Franklin, Le Poisson Rouge – Greenwich Village, 8pm, $3.

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

Bomb Shelter Comedy w/ Ian Fidance (VH1, AXS TV, SiriusXM), Brian Parise (John Oliver Show, Montreal JFL), Amanda Baramki (FOX, AXS TV), Alex Carabano (Broadway Comedy Club), Andrew Bayroff (Free Standup NYC Festival)
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.

Cool World Comedy w/ Greg Stone, Courtney Ferrington, Eudora Peterson, Rufat Agayev and Farah Brook, A Bar – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Shine Box Comedy w/ David Agyekum, Jenn Welch, Dewey Lovett, Ben Wasserman, Guitler Raphael, Neir’s Tavern – Queens, 8pm, $5.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 31, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

Exerskate (ice-based fitness classes), The Rink at Bank of America Winter Village – Bryant Park, Every Thursday until March 1, 8am – 8:30am, Free.

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Identity, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until Feb. 23, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Black History Month: A Celebration of the Blues Exhibition, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Tuesday to Saturday until Feb. 24, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour, Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street – Midtown, 2pm – 3pm, Free.

Around NYC Today (2/21) Edvard Munch’s Photography, Chinese New Year, Selena

THINGS TO DO

Chinese New Year, Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center – Queens, 9:30am – 3pm

Join a day of ballroom dance, belly dance, folklore dance performances and vocal performances. Free.

Dance Away the Night, Highbridge Park – Washington Heights, 6pm – 8pm

Strictly Tango’s popular Tango class is coming to Highbridge! Join a celebration of Milonga, a fast paced version of Tango. All levels are welcome for dance instruction and open dance. The founder of Strictly Tango, Sergio Segura, will lead the class. Free. RSVP by sending an email to trevor.merk@parks.nyc.gov .

The Experimental Self: Edvard Munch’s Photography, Scandinavia House – Murray Hill, 5:30pm – 6:30pm

The Experimental Self: Edvard Munch’s Photography brings the photographic work of the master painter to New York City for its first showing in the U.S. Internationally celebrated for his paintings, prints, and watercolors, Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (1863–1944) also took photographs. This exhibition of photographs, films, and a small selection of prints by Edvard Munch emphasizes the artist’s experimentalism. Free.

 

MUSIC

High Pony, Baglady, Emmerson, Lea, Wag, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7:30pm, $10.

Nina Luna, Strange Loops, Marcaux, Joe Wood, Mayve, Pianos – LES, 7pm, $8.

Binary Code, InAeona, Sycarian, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Kali Masi, Language, My Kind of Fire, Make August Count, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Library, Por No Estar, FlyingDead, DeadName, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $7.

 

COMEDY

Here’s the Thing w/ Edward Pokropski, Joon Chung, Chris Gersbeck, Molly McGaughey, Lauren Ashcraft, Isaura Dos Santos, Eddie Gámez, and James Cerini, QED – Queens, 7:30pm, $7.

The In/Between Comedy Show w/ LA Palladino, Zach Petrovich, Leighann Lord, Harry Terjanian, Troy Alan, Mile 17 – UES, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Derek Humphrey, Maddy Smith, Nate Clark, Jessica Clayton, Kristin Kirkley, Hosted by Tim Rozmus, Halyards – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Laurel Cummings (Funny or Die), Chloe LaBranche (Carolines), Jay Jurden (Stand Up NY), Haley Sacks (Above Average), Tom Thakkar (CONAN), et al – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

The Fancy Show w/ Langston Kerman (HBO’s Insecure), Sally Brooks (New York Comedy Festival), Kenny DeForest (Late Night with Seth Myers), Chris Calogero (Vice), Hosted by Michael Joyce, The Douglass – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Selena, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING
Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Identity
, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until Feb. 23, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Black History Month: A Celebration of the Blues Exhibition, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Tuesday to Saturday until Feb. 24, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Shape Up Yoga Meditation, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Wednesday until Dec. 26, 2018, 9:30am – 10:30am, Free.

Around NYC Today (2/13) College Skate Nights, Mike and Caroline Know Love

THINGS TO DO

College Skate Nights, Bank of America Winter Village – Midtown, 7pm – 10pm

Celebrate Fat Tuesday at The Rink, which promises to be one of the biggest bashes north of New Orleans. Skaters with a valid college ID gets 2-for-1 skate rental. The Rink will be lit in traditional Mardi Gras colors – green, purple and yellow – and the music will be jazz from the Big Easy. Free.

Mike and Caroline Know Love, Caveat – LES, 10pm – 11:30pm

Experts Mike Camerlengo and Caroline Cotter are here just in time for Valentine’s Day to teach you how to FIND love and HOLD ON to it. From sending dick pics to when to ask about bra size, this educational seminar covers all the basics… including butt stuff (which Mike and Caroline consider 3rd base!). Featuring guests Nayomi Reghay (“Swipe This!” Columnist for The Daily Dot), Julia Young (Wild N’ Out, MTV 2’s Joking Off), James Dwyer (Master of None, UCB, “A Big Dumb Thing”), Lou Gonzales (UCB, The Mannequin Room). $8 – $10.

 

MUSIC

Soren Bryce, Emergency Tiara (Vinyl Release Show), Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

I Am The Polish Army, Nihiloceros, Sic Tic, Fucktons, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Joey Morant, Brownsville Recreation Center – Brooklyn, 12pm, Free.

JULIET QUICK, Power Funeral, Leather Can,Old Table, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Lev Fer (Skank Fest), Robby Slowik (NY Comedy Club), Edward Farrell (New York Comedy Festival), Vanessa V Lince (Hilarious), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Tyrannosaurus, Hosted by Sam Evans (Montreal Just For Laughs Festival) and Patrick Hastie (SF Sketchfest), RaR Bar – Queens, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 31, 2018, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

Manhattan Open House (over 400 free fitness classes), Various locations, Every day until Feb. 17, 8am – 9pm, Free.

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Identity, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until Feb. 23, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Black History Month: A Celebration of the Blues Exhibition, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Tuesday to Saturday until Feb. 24, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (2/12) The 30 Year Old Virgin, Butterboy, Side Ponytail Comedy

THINGS TO DO

For Sale: A Staged Reading, O’Lunney’s Times Square Pub – Midtown, 6pm – 9pm

From a call center in Mumbai, India to America, the land of opportunity – Jay, Amisha, and Mahesh are only trying to make a living, or so they tell themselves as they scam American immigrants for money. When new employee Sania brings her idealism to this world, their carefully built up images chip away leaving them to face their identity and moral choices. Free.

The 30 Year Old Virgin, Three of Cups – East Village, 7pm – 9pm

Kevin Doyle’s The 30 Year Old Virgin is an hour of stand up told as one long story. He grew up in a conservative Christian home and was saving himself for marriage. He was engaged but called off his engagement a month before his wedding and woke up in New York City, a 30 year old virgin. This show was previously staged at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. $10.

 

MUSIC

Max Pain And The Groovies, Jane Church, Coco Verde, Datenight, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

SECRET CRUSH, Miracle Sweepstakes, BLEW,Ryan Work, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10.

Demi, Chloe Lilac, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

Morus Alba, Sailor Boyfriend, Fading Not Receding, Pando, The Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

 

COMEDY

Butterboy w/ Rob Cantrell, Emily Flake, Jennie Sutton, Alzo Slade, Chloe Radcliffe, Chris Garcia, Hosted by Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla and Maeve Higgins, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Side Ponytail Comedy w/ Kerry Coddett (The Rundown with Robin Thede, Tru TV’s Comedy Knockout), Michael Foulk (Out Of Bounds Comedy Festival), Lauren Hope Krass (Women in Comedy Fest), Paige Bowman (Laughing Skull Festival) , Zach Swan (Fern Gully Comedy Show), Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Savage: A Comedy Show w/ Corinne Fisher (Guys We Fucked), Mara Wiles (Viceland, RISK!), Will Abeles (Regrets Of My Father), Luke Mones (Caroline’s, UCB), Amy Buchwald (CBS, Knitting Factory), Alex Ptak (Space Trash), Fawkner – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Razzle Dazzle w/ Andy Haynes (Conan, Fallon, Comedy Central Half Hour), Marcia Belsky (Handmaid’s Tale: The Musical, Reductress), Sam Taggart (Brooklyn Mag’s 50 Funniest Comedians, Live on Broadgay), Marie Faustin (Unofficial Expert podcast), Carmen Lagala (Bridgetown Comedy Festival, All Female Reboot), Cape House – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5.

 

ONGOING

Manhattan Open House (over 400 free fitness classes), Various locations, Every day until Feb. 17, 8am – 9pm, Free.

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Identity, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until Feb. 23, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

 

For more events, check out what’s happening THIS WEEK .

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