Around NYC Today (1/12) Glow in the Dark Dance Party, Whatever Comedy

THINGS TO DO

Glow in the Dark Madness Dance Party, Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden – Queens, 10pm – 2am

Brush off your best white and neon clothes. Dance the night away at an indoor Glow In The Dark Party, complete with black lights, glow in the dark face painting, glow sticks, and of course, glowing headphones. DJs will play Top 40 Dance Hits and ‘80s throwbacks. $5 – $15.

Planet Earth Drinking Game, Caveat – LES, 9pm – 11pm

Do you love watching Planet Earth? Do you wish a dedicated science writer had made a drinking game to go along with it? So come on down to Caveat to hang out with historian and science writer Emily Hoff and the world’s best nature documentary. You’ll learn all the best times to drink, to cheer, and to be silent because holy shit what just happened? Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Junta, Dog Breath, Flower, Idlehood, Maduros, HECK – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8 or $5 with canned food donation to LES Streetworks.

TMBOY, Novelty Daughter, AKKI, No Intimate, R.E.L., Mercury Lounge – LES, 11:59pm, $10.

Centaurus, Michelle Wake, LAPêCHE, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Coffee, Alexander F., Fits, Patio, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8:30pm, $8 – $10.

 

COMEDY

Boomfire! Standup/UCB Improv Show – Standup by Mike Brown (Carolines/Comedy Outliers Podcast), Chris James (VH1 Single Ladies), Improv by The Set Department, Bait Shop, Towels, Hosted by Mistah Thrillah (Wendy Williams Show, Above Average, Standup BY Comedy Club, UCB), The Triple Crown Ale House – Midtown, 10pm, Free, RSVP.

Whatever Comedy w/ Mic Nguyen, Katharyn Henson, Patrick Monohan, Subhah Agarwal, Dina Hashem, Niagara – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

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

New You Open House (free fitness classes), St. James Park – Bronx, Every weekday until January 12, 2018, 9am, Free, RSVP.

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park, East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue – UES, 2pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (12/28) Mal Blum, Good Riddance Day, Truth Serum

THINGS TO DO

All Is Forgiven: A Non-Religious Comedy Show about Religion, QED – Queens, 7:30pm – 9pm

Want to confess? If not, how about hearing others do it on stage? Join some of New York’s best performers and storytellers for a comedy show about how belief runs deep in everyone’s lives. Folks divulge personal anecdotes about the impact of religion on their lives. This show is not aimed at converting, convincing, or destroying, just relating. Whether it’s positive, negative, or somewhere in between (purgatory?) this is a show for anyone who wants some catharsis in a world where everything you do seems wrong. $10.

Truth Serum, QED – Queens, 9pm – 10:30pm

Truth Serum, a late night talk show turned podcast, is back for an interactive wild spectacular. There will be guests, prizes, drinking games, and more. With Stand Up by Nicco Aeed and Mamoudou N’Diaye. Sketch Performance by Face for Radio. Hosted by Zoe Yellen. $7.

Good Riddance Day, Broadway between 45th and 46th Street, Dec. 28 (Thurs), 12pm – 1pm

Say goodbye to your unwanted memories of 2017 at the annual Good Riddance Day, which was taken from a Latin American tradition in which New Year’s revelers stuffed dolls with objects representing bad memories before setting them on fire. Destroy any unpleasant, embarrassing, and downright unwanted memories from the past year – be it a remnant of your ex, a paid medical bill or old study guides for your most onerous class. Registering for this event will automatically enter you in for a chance to win a Google Home speaker. Also, the first 50 people in attendance will receive a $5 Starbucks gift card. Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Hamish Kilgour, Shop Talk, War Bubble, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Mal Blum & The Blums, Kino Kimino, Hiccup, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free.

Goodfight, Breeder, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

HoneyChrome, Voltron_BLK, OG La Forge, Felix And The Future, The Loud Soft Loud, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Littlefoot, Soft Fangs, Ryan Wu, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Imraan Khan, Club Bonafide – Midtown East, 7pm, $10.

2017 Rap Up w/ Mike Nasty, Will Gates, Boston Chery, MMIJ The DJ, Dollar Bin, 94 Wythe Avenue – Brooklyn, 10pm, Free, RSVP.

 

COMEDY

A Gay Show For All People Holiday Spectacular w/ Cole Escola, Naomi Ekperigin, Liza Treyger, Matt Rogers, Bowen Yang, Blake Daniel, Patti Harrison, Hosted by Aaron Jackson and Josh Sharp, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Bodega Cat Comedy w/ Jeff Scheen (Laughs on FOX), Colin Lewis (Team COCO’s Comics to Watch), Scott Chaplain (Comedy Central’s Roast Battle), & Magi Calcagne (ThunderFest!), Offside Tavern – Chelsea, 7:45pm, Free, RSVP.

School Days Comedy, Hosted by Aminah Imani and Von Decarlo, The Village Lantern – Greenwich Village, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

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

All Green Comedy w/ May Wilkerson, Crystian Ramirez, Chrisian Polanco, Dara Jemmott, Juannell Riley, Chris Hamilton, 505 East 12th Street – East Village, 9:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 28, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

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.

‘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.

Winter Village, Bryant Park – Midtown, Until January 2, Weekdays – 11am to 8pm, Weekends – 10am – 8pm, Free.

Holiday Market at the Oculus, Westfield World Trade Center – Lower Manhattan, Until January 2, 9am to 9pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (12/27) Hot Box Comedy, Norm Westberg, Double Dutch

Dictionary Drive, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm

Silent Barn is hosting a Dictionary Drive for NYC Books Through Bars two days after Christmas. You can bring dictionaries, thesauruses, GED studies, and atlases in good condition. Also stamps and other shipping supplies. Readings + DJ sets. $5.

Double Dutch Tournament, Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center – Queens, 9:30am – 5pm

Test your skills in this free Double Dutch tournament. Divisions include novice, intermediate and advanced. Check in is at 9:30am. Free.

 

MUSIC

This Is Clémence, The Regrets, Logan X, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Noelle Tannen & The Filthy No-No’s, Sasha Masakowski, Mama Juke, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Danielle de Picciotto (Crime and The City Solution) and Alexander Hacke (Einsturzende Neubauten), Norm Westberg (Swans), Twisty Cats, Laura Ortman, Twisty Cats, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $10.

Kitari EP Release, The Double Negatives, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

John Davis (ex-The Folk implosion) & The Cicadas , The Mona Passage, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Natia, Alvin Irby, Malorie Bryant, Reggie Edwards, Aminah Imani, Usama Siddiquee, BK9 Kitchen and Bar – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Awkward Stage Comedy w/ Bob Hansen, Emily Winter, FreddyG, Courtney Fearrington, Rosebud Baker, Hosted by Erin Lynn O’Connor and Rosa Escandon, QED – Quens, 7:30pm, $8.

Hot Box Comedy w/ Liza Treyger (Comedy Central, Conan), Mike Brown (FOX, MTV), Christi Chiello (Comedy Central), Petey DeAbreu (Secret Loft Show, MTV), Hosted by Marie Faustin & Sydnee Washington (MTV, Oxygen and The Unofficial Expert Podcast), Et Al – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Too Many Cooks Comedy, Hosted by Samantha Ruddy (Night Train with Wyatt Cenac), Luke Touma (Sirius XM), JP McDade (Just For Laughs), Jordan Temple (Hidden Fences, Showtime), and Dina Hashem (Comedy Central), Lucky Jack’s – LES, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

35th Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until January 5, 9am – 5pm. Free.

Around NYC Today (11/24) Indie Pop Dance Party, King Hippo Comedy

THINGS TO DO

Black Friday Meditation, Wave Hill – Bronx, 11am – 12pm

Avoid Black Friday busyness by joining a community meditation focused on gratitude and clearing your mind. Led by Neem Dewji of Yoga for Bliss. Garden admission: $8 for audlts, $4 for students and seniors.

Black Friday Hike, Start at Doris Freedman Plaza in Central Park, 11am – 2pm

The hike will start at the southern end of the park – 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and end at the northern end near the Harlem Meer. Free.

Arkham Gothic Dance Party, Bizarre Bushwick, 10pm – 4am

Music by DJ Cyclonus and DJ James David. Horror movies on screen. 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.

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

Winter Village, Bryant Park – Midtown, Until January 2, Weekdays – 11am to 8pm, Weekends – 10am – 8pm, Free.

Amsterdam Whitney’s November 2017 Exhibition, Amsterdam Whitney Gallery – Chelsea, Until Dec. 8, 11am – 5pm, Free, RSVP.

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.

The Typing Machine: Participatory and Multimedia Exhibition, El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 – UES, Until Nov. 26, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Whose Streets?, Elinor Bunin Monroe Film Center’s Amphitheater, UWS, 5pm, Free, RSVP.

Planet Earth, Caveat – LES, 5pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Kasador, The Either, Kid Le Chat, Bowery Electric – LES, 7:30pm, $8 – $10.

Antagonista, Dan Abraham, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $8 – $10.

Hold On Caulfield, Little Image, Gogeous, Sad Cops, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Electric Feel Dance Party w/ DJ Gina Bon Jersey, DJ Jordan Stern, Bowery Electric – LES, 11pm, $10.

R & She: The Queens of Hip-Hop and R&B, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 11pm, $5 – $8.

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

Cinema Cinema, Tidal Channel, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Party Patrol w/ Super Bueno, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free.

DJ Shane MauX, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 10pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Cross the Bridge Comedy, Artichoke’s Basille Pizza – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free, RSVP.

Rachel Joan (New York Comedy Festival), Isabel Hagen (The Lantern), Dan Perlman (Flatbush Misdemeanors), Dan Lamorte (Comedy Celluar), Hosted by Brooke Arnold (New York Comedy Festival), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Whatever Comedy Show, Hosted by Amy Cardinale and Peter Revello, Niagara Bar – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

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

Bitches Brew Comedy w/ Naomi Karavani, Melissa Stokoski, Shelby Taylor and Erica Spera, Halyards – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

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Around NYC Today (11/2) Trivium, The White Dress, Bomb Shelter Comedy

THINGS TO DO

Lecture: Doughboy Sculptures in NYC Parks, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, 6pm – 8pm

Jennifer Wingate, an associate professor of fine arts at St. Francis College, will discuss memorials by sculptors such as Augustus Lukeman, Pietro Montana, and Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. Admission is free but space is limited. To RSVP, email artandantiquities@parks.nyc.gov.

The White Dress, The American Theater of Actors, Inc. – Hell’s Kitchen, 7:30pm – 9:30pm

The White Dress is a coming-of-age story which experiments with form, melding language, music, and movement to explore the lives of people from various gender identities, expressions and sexual orientations. The showcase will be directed and choreographed by Adin Walker (Pin and the Blue Fairy as part of the Drama League Artist-in-Residence at Dixon Place, Rent and Singin’ in the Rain at McCarter Theater). $10.

 

FILM

Taming of the Shrew (1980), Hudson Park Library – West Village, 2pm, Free, RSVP.

VA – Human Cost of War, Fordham University Keating Hall, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

As an Act of Protest (2002), Richard Beavers Gallery – Brooklyn, 7pm, $8.

 

MUSIC

Trivium, Build Studio – NoHo, 2:30pm, Free, RSVP.

The Penske File, Headlines, Small Drag, Goldsounds – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Disturbed Furniture, Anie Delgado, Brent Butler, Area NYC, KVN, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8 – $10.

Lee Hogans, BRIC – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Mannes Sound Festival: Dvorak’s New World and his American Students, Bohemian National Hall – UES, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

IYEZ, Garbage Greek, Fruit & Flowers, Pink Mexico, Cape House – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Darryl Rahn, Mike Tedesco, Rowan, Jon Freeman, Secret Loft – Greenwich Village, 7:30pm, $5 – $8.

Synead, Kahiem Rivera, K. Marie Kim, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Pow Pow Family Band November Residency, Berlin – East Village, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Cut Worms (EP release), John Andrews & The Yawns, Ryan Sambol, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

God Tiny, Night Shapes, Oliver Ignatius, Dreamy D, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $10.

Xhosa, Babyteeth, Sunspeaker, Sluurpee, Din-Ra, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Alba Cell, Material Body Dysfunction, Valise, Universal Cell Unlock, Pleasure Island, Latrines, Hide Stacy, The Glove – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Bodega Cat Comedy w/ Emma Willmann, Lucas Connelly, Alex English, and Wendi Starling, Offside Tavern – Chelsea, 7:45pm, Free, RSVP.

Panic Attack Comedy w/ Harris Mayersohn (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert), Jordan Scott Huggins (Cape Fear Comedy Festival), Danielle Young (The Root), Chanel Ali (Skanfest), Thiago Lima (The Stand), Upstairs at 2A – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Caitlin Peluffo, Carmen Lagala, Dina Hashem, Joel Kim Booster, Khalid Rahmann, LeClerc Andre Darguin, Thiago Macklin Lima, Local 138 – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Bomb Shelter Comedy w/ John Saponaro (FOX Sports 1, NBC, CBS), Ben Bergman (Laugh Factory, The Lantern), Carrie Gravenson (NY Daily News, CBS Local), Pamela Walt (Funny or Die, House of Pamcakes Podcast), Brendan Gay (Laugh Factory, Brendan Being Brendan Podcast), Jeff Cerulli (NBC, VH1, MTV), Erik Bransteen (FOX, TimeOut NY), Matt Azark (Cart Talk with Matt & Chris podcast) – FREE PIZZA!, The Gaf West – Hell’s Kitchen, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

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

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 28, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorial in NYC Parks, Arsenal in Central Park (UES), Until Nov. 24, 9am – 5pm. Free.

Hudson Yards Farmer’s Market, 7 Station Train Entrance (34th St.) in Hudson Park, Every Thursday until Nov. 16, 12pm – 6pm.

Learn to Double Dutch, Flushing Meadows Corona Park – Queens, 4pm – 6pm

 

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