Around NYC Today (1/7) Sock Hop Sunday, Too Soon? Comedy, Repeater at QED

THINGS TO DO

Sock Hop Sunday, Belle Reve – Tribeca, 8pm – 1am

Belle Reve is hosting its first Sock Hop party. Records starting at 8pm during dinner service and a DJ and go-go dancer comes on from 10pm to 1am. Adult milkshakes, burger and hot dog specials running all night long. Costumes are encouraged but not required. Free.

Repeater: A Little Show About Big Songs, QED – Queens, 8:30pm – 10pm

Music fans Evan Forde Barden and Patrick Cartelli host this monthly talk show about people’s favorite songs. Each month, they invite a special guest to share one song that they love – be it an all-time favorite, a track that reminds them of a great story, or something that just blew their minds. Then a musician takes the stage to cover it and play a song of their own. Think “You Made It Weird” meets “VH1 Storytellers.” This month features Josh Sharp (The Opposition with Jordan Klepper, Joe’s Pub) and Jacob Sharp (Mipso, mandolin/vocalist). $5.

MulchFest, Various locations, 10am – 2pm

Recycle your holiday tree at MulchFest. Bring your tree to a designated city park to be recycled into mulch that will nourish plantings across the city. More than 26,000 trees were recycled last year. Find chipping locations here. Also happening on the January 7th. Free.

 

MUSIC

DEDE, Thed Jewel, Mirror Gazer (DJ set), Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

GREAT WOODS, The Big Drops, Freezing Cold, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Bilge Rat, Danny Christmas, Premiums, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

The Seb Isaac Band, The Nectars, Mercury Lounge – LES, 5:30pm, $10.

Pants Exploder, Tallah, Vibrator, Eye of the Destroyer, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

New Love Crowd, The Ryan Wu Band, Absolutely Yours, Earth Dad, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

The Baby Soda Jazz Band, St. Mazie Bar and Supper Club – Brooklyn, 10pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

No Cover Comedy Sunday w/ Corinne Fisher, Jeremy Pinsley, Andrew Lee, Angela Palladino, Ryan Dacalos, Justin Herman, Cameran Hebb, Brett Kline, Bill Schaefer, Nicholle Kun, Jack Byram, Hosted by Josh Tolentino, Greenwich Village Comedy Club, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Easy Buckets Comedy w/ Justin Flanagan, Hannah Boone, Eagle Witt, Katie Boyle, Pockets Graham, Stavros Halkias, Rebecca’s – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

Last Call Comedy Show w/ Daniel Perafan, Shawn Ohagan, Liz Barrett, Alex Pavone, Shubah Agarwal, Jula Branda, Hosted by Brandy Thomas, Bridge and Tunnel Brewery – Queens, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Ray Gootz (Carolines), Edward Farrell (New York Comedy Festival), Sam Morrison (Hilarious), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Molly Kornfeld, Ryan Mulholland, Ashley Hamilton, Rufat Agayev, Peter Bandyk, Legion – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Too Soon? Comedy Night w/ Aparna Nancherla, Mike Lebovitz, Katharyn Henson, Peter Wong, Mackenzie Graves, Chris Hamilton, Malia Sias, Sensei Gallery Bar – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

This Isn’t Crashing w/ Maddie Smith (Carolines, New York Comedy Club), Adam Gable (Dangerfeilds, Broadway Comedy club) Mike Verdi ((New York Comedy Club), Hosted by Chris Hamilton, The Grisly Pear – Greenwich Village, 10pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

‘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.

Seasonal Garden Tours, Queens Botanical Garden, First weekend of each month, 1pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (12/13) Panic Attack Comedy, Reformed Whores, White Wave

A People’s Guide to the History in the Time of Here and Now, Primary Stages Studio – Midtown West, 3pm – 5:30pm

A People’s Guide to the History in the Time of Here and Now is a play about a Muslim-American student Jennah who has just transferred to a small Michigan high school. During the weeks immediately following the 2016 election, she struggles to find her place as she engages in a battle of wills against a popular History and Civics teacher. Free. RSVP.

White Wave Holiday Party and Silent Auction, 100 Jay Street PH #32D, 6pm – 9pm

Dance company White Wave hosts a holiday party and silent auction to raise funds for its new studio and theater space in Dumbo. White Wave will perform an excerpt from “iyouuswe,” which previously made an appearance at the La Mama Moves! Festival. The silent auction will include works from artists such as Ran Hwang, Chakaia Booker and Eleanora Kupencow. Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Rips, Hypoluxo, Camp Howard, The Wants, Berlin – East Village, 8pm, $10.

JIL, Dolly Spartans, Sunspeaker, Tobias, Xhosa, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

DJ Statik Selektah, Brooklyn Bowl, 11:30pm, $10.

Honey Harper, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Sunny Jain, David Rubenstein Atrium – Lincoln Square, 7:30pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Reformed Whores, Jim Tews, Rojo Perez, Rebecca Vigil, Alex English, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 10pm, $8.

It’s Everybody’s Birthday: The Star Wars Christmas Edition w/ Krystyna Hutchison (Guys We F**ked Podcast), Martin Urbano (Jimmy Kimmel Live), Christi Chiello (Comedy Central’s Roast Battle), Khalid Rahmann (TBS’ Comics To Watch), Erica Spera (New York Comedy Festival) and Tom Delgado (Let’s See, What Else), The Standing Room – Queens, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Bodega Cat Comedy w/ Kevin Seefried, Andrew Durso, Talib Babb, Jamie Loftus, and Lawson Leong, Offside Tavern – Chelsea, 7:45pm, Free, RSVP.

Amanda Baramki, Courtney Maginnis, Doug Smith, Claudia Cogan, Maria Wojciechowski, Hosted by Babe Parker and Davey Steve Dave, QED – Queens, 9:30pm, $7.

Bomb Shelter Comedy w/ Richie Redding (Madison Square Garden, Barclay’s Center), Paul Schissler (Steve Harvey Show, NY Comedy Festival), Remy Kassimir (The Stand, How Cum? Podcast), Scott Sharp (UCB, Comedy Commune), Kyle Bostic (Bar None Comedy, Up in Smoke Comedy), 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.

Panic Attack Comedy w/ Mike Lebovitz (Last Comic Standing), Christian Polanco (The Cooligans), Dina Hashem (CONAN), Jess Salomon (Laughing Skull Festival), Nathan Min (Adult Swim), Bar 2A – East Village, 8pm, 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.

Strawberry Fields Tour, Merchant’s Gate in Central Park, Every Thursday until Dec. 28, 11am – 12:30pm, Free.

 

Yayoi Kusama: Festival of Life, David Zwirner – Chelsea, Until December 16, Tues. to Sat., Gallery hours: 10am – 6pm. 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 (12/13) Holiday Jazz Party, Frank Conniff’s Cartoon Dump

THINGS TO DO

Holiday Party With Live Jazz, Blood Root Valley – Staten Island, 1pm – 3pm

Join a special holiday party with live jazz music by former Blue Note recording artist, George Braith and his band.  Braith has played with greats such as John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, and Dizzy Gillespie and invented the double-sax called the Sopralto Braithophone. Presented by the Jazz Foundation of America. Free.

Frank Conniff’s Cartoon Dump, QED – Queens, 7:30pm – 9pm

Frank Conniff (TV’s Frank on Mystery Science Theater 3000) hosts a variety/stand-up show in the guise of a fake kid’s show. Frank hosts the show in character as Moodsy, the Clinically Depressed Owl, and shows a bunch of weird and crappy old cartoons between stand-up, music and sketches. Featuring sets from Daniel Simonsen, Lucas Connelly, Carolina Hidalgo and Tony Conniff. $6.

 

FILM

The Rules of the Game (1939), Anthology Film Archives – LES, 7pm, $9. Free for members.

 

MUSIC

Project Diem, Like Herding Cats, Deal Casino, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Dakota Jones, Sami Stevens, Melissa McMillan, Bowery Electric – LES, 7:30pm, $8 – $10.

The Current, OLD SPORT, ÉMINA, Bowery Electric – LES, 8pm, $5.

Blush, Dark Tea, Outside World, Lightning Bug, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Secret Crush, Cosmonaut, Blew, Detective Logan, Cape House – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Kristen Buckels, Lacey Jeka, Aparna Nancherla, Dan Soder, Will Miles, Hosted by Lacey Jeka and Kristen Buckels, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

The Fancy Show w/ Mike Lebovitz (Last Comic Standing), Nathan Macintosh (Late Night with Stephen Colbert), Merrill Davis (Witch Hunt), Liza Treyger (Late Night with Seth Myers), Hosted by Michael Joyce (Brooklyn Comedy Festival), The Douglass – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Good Night with Jim and Shelby w/ Brandon Scott Wolf, Dayton Flannery, Patrick Vermillion, Muchmore’s – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.

Devour Hour w/ John Saponara (Monster Jam), Emily Winter (Brooklyn Comedy Festival), Daniel Perefan (Stole Christmas), Lizzie Martinez (Savage), Sam Zee (Comedy Quarterly), Hosted by Frank Nelson and Kale Bogdanovs, Hank’s Saloon – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Jerry and Barry Present w/ Ben Wasserman, Bitch Party, Nick Miller, QED – Queens, 9pm, $7.

 

ONGOING

Free Day at the Bronx Zoo, Bronx Zoo, Every Wednesday, 10am – 4:30pm, Free.

Shape Up Yoga Meditation, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Wed. until Dec. 27, 9:30am – 10:30am, Free.

Learn Basic Sign Language, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Wednesday until Dec. 27, 10:45am – 11:30am. Free.

Bryant Park Public Tours, Josephine Shaw Memorial Fountain in Bryant Park, Every Wednesday until Dec. 27, 11am – 12pm. Free.

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

35th Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until January 5, 9am – 5pm. 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 (11/4) Pumpkin Smash, Little Caribbean Food Crawl

THINGS TO DO

Pumpkin Smash 2017, Washington Market Park – Tribeca, 9am – 12pm

Bring your pumpkins, jack-o-lanterns and gourds for a smashing good time!  You smash them – and the NYC Compost Project will turn them into compost for city parks and green spaces. Free.

Albanian Brooklyn Festival, Seth Low Playground – Brooklyn, 12pm

This event will have live music, dance performances, a basketball, soccer, chess and dominoes tournament and a children’s Halloween costume contest. Free.

The Public Theater Mobile Unit: The Winter’s Tale, Williamsbridge Oval  – Bronx, 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 sarah.bisnow@parks.nyc.gov . Free.

Lauren Carly Shaw: Impressions, Glyndor Gallery in Wave Hill – Bronx, 2pm – 3pm

Artist Lauren Carly Shaw activates her work installed in the Glyndor Gallery. Presented as a durational performance, the artist enters and inhabits her work. A negative impression of her body made of foam and resin is set into a built-in cabinet. Integrating into the architecture of the gallery, Shaw’s performance underlines the role of the body in creating her site-specific work. The show is part of Call & Response, the Glyndor Gallery’s fall exhibition. Free with admission to the grounds: $8 for adults, $4 for students and seniors.

Times Square Anti-Trump/Pence Protest, Various locations, 2pm

Protesters will march from Times Square to Washington Square Park. Organized by www.RefuseFascism.org .

Little Caribbean Food + Culture Crawl, Various location on Flatbush Avenue – Brooklyn, Nov. 4 (Sat), 3pm – 7pm

CaribBEING, a Flatbush arts and culture group, is organizing a tour of the best restaurants at the newly designated area of Little Caribbean.  Meeting place is the Flatbush Caton Market. $10 suggested donation.

Target First Saturdays, Brooklyn Museum, 5pm – 8pm

The Brooklyn Museum will host a full slate of events that include a film screening, a dance festival, concerts, a photo booth and a book club discussion. Click link for full schedule. Free.

Cabaret Law Repeal Party, Muchmore’s – Brooklyn, 11:55pm – 3am

The owner of Muchmore’s has been fighting NYC’s Cabaret Law since 2014 when he first sued the city over NYers right to dance. The law is now slated for repeal and the bar will  host a midnight party to celebrate. Performances by Dan Snazelle, Collin Crowe and Jessica Long. Free.

 

FILM

Necessary Filmmaker Showcase, Necessary Studios – Queens, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

The Attics, Floam, J Bengoy, The Map Room at Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $5.

Save Face,  Secret Stuff, Just Friends, Graduating Life, Que Fuerte, Brooklyn Bazaar, 7pm , $10.

Dan Friel, Nylon Viper, Passive Tones, Babycastles – Chelsea, 7pm, $10 suggested donation.

Van Heusen, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

The Woogles, The Othermen, The Whips, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

The Happy Half Hour w/ Mike Recine (Conan, Comedy Central), Local 138 – LES, 6:30pm – 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Trigger Play Comedy w/ Mike Lebovitz (Last Comic Standing), Pranav Behari (Cape Fear Comedy Fest), Amanda Kay Holstien (Yellow Rose Comedy Fest), Thiago Lima (New York Comedy Fest), Candyce Musinski (Not Right Now Comedy), Catherine Zini (Cape Fear Comedy Fest), Pine Box Rock Shop – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Nerd is the New Black, QED – Queens, 7:30pm, $8.

Jackknife Comedy w/ Otto Fernandez (Broadway Comedy Club), Mara Wiles (High Plains Comedy Festival, Chloe Radcliffe (NBC Stand Up For Diversity), Sean Finnerty (Amazon’s Fireball Run), Brian Allen Mitchell (Cinder Block Comedy Festival), Mike Drucker (The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon), Mary Mack (CONAN), Tim Harmston (Late Show With David Letterman) Hosted by Patrick Hastie and Gideon Hambright, The Creek and the Cave – Queens, Nov. 4 (Sat), 8pm, $5.

Sam Rubinoff (Hilarious), Edward Farrell (Edward Farrell’s Diet Coke Reviews on Yelp) + special guests, Hosted by Dylan Palladino (Model and Mensch), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Last Stop Laughs, QED – Queens, 10:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Saturday Farmers Market, Hattie Carthan Community Garden (Brooklyn), 9am-2pm, 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.

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

 

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