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


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.



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.



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.



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 (1/4) New Wave Night, WNDR WMN, Binky Griptite, The Chi


WNDR WMN, Kinfolk 94 – Brooklyn, 9pm – 3am

This is a charity mixer for homeless women. Monetary and toiletry donations accepted. Performances by Wolftyla, Miss Milan, DJ Perfection and DJ Shy Daughter. Free. RSVP.

Dirty Thursday: New Wave Night, House of Yes – Brooklyn, 10pm – 4am

The best of New Wave and Post-Punk all in one place. DJ Dirtyfinger, James Mulry and Prince Klassen will play tunes from Talking Heads, Devo, Tears For Fears, Depeche Mode, Joy Division, The Cure, New Order all night long. Free. RSVP.



Adam Melchor, Travesura, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

Sunwatchers, Headroom, Gospel of Mars, Union Pool –Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Binky Griptite (DJ set), Brooklyn Bowl, 11pm, $10.

Sodium Beast, Maneka, High Pony, The Human Fly, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

The Juan Mclean, Rose Gold – Brooklyn, 10pm, $10.

Thunder Dreamer, Dead Painters, Anna Altman, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Birds, Evil Jesus Band, Heavy Birds, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

Teen Girl Scientist Monthly., Sam Vicari, Novelty Daughter, Ot To Not To, Pianos – LES, 7pm, $8.

Runny, Trashy, The Minutes, Nola Gras, The Last Throes, A Friend Who Bleeds, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

The FMs, Spirits Of Leo, Bowery Electric – LES, 8pm, $8.



Serious Matters w/ Josiah Madigan, Brock Mahan, Hosted by Kevin McCaffrey, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Corinne Fisher (Guys We Fucked Podcast), Aaron Berg (In Hot Water), Mike Recine (Conan), Alia Janine (Whormones Podcast, ex-pornstar), Andrew Casertano (NBC), Jacq the Stripper (Sex Witch Tour), Mark Lawrence (nobody cares podcast), Hosted by Larry Beyah (Borgata), Greenwich Village Comedy Club, 7:30pm, $5.

Bodega Cat Comedy w/ Michelle Buteau (Comedy Central), Luke Mones (Winner of Laughing Devil Comedy Festival), & Lucas Connolly (Comedy Central’s South Beach Comedy Festival), Offside Tavern – Chelsea, 7:45pm, Free, RSVP.



The Chi Series Premiere (Showtime TV Series), Crosby Street Hotel – SoHo, 6:30pm, 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.