Around NYC Today (5/10) George Braith, Bomb Shelter Comedy, Selena Screening

THINGS TO DO Selena: Movie Screening and Best Dressed Contest, West 172nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue – Highbridge Park, 6pm – 11:30pm Join a movie screening of Tejano legend Selena. The movie starts at around 8:00 p.m. Put on your best Selena outfit and join a Selena look-a-like contest. Free. Poetry and Prose Open Mic, Secret Loft – Greenwich Village, 7:30pm enjoy an evening of poetry and short fiction. … Continue reading Around NYC Today (5/10) George Braith, Bomb Shelter Comedy, Selena Screening

Around NYC Today (5/4) Cinco De Mayo Celebration, Paint Social, Tall Juan DJ Set

THINGS TO DO Cinco De Mayo Celebration, Sunset Park Recreation Center – Brooklyn, 4pm – 7pm Join a celebration of Mexican culture with music, dance, crafts and more. Also includes a screening of the movie Chavela. Free. Public Art Opening and Participatory Event with Judith Modrak, Thomas Paine Park – TriBeCa, 10am – 2pm Our Memories is an installation of seven translucent, neuron-inspired sculptures that contain … Continue reading Around NYC Today (5/4) Cinco De Mayo Celebration, Paint Social, Tall Juan DJ Set

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 … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/11) Ladies with Lenses, Harlem Tree Lighting, Butterboy

Around NYC Today (12/10) Musical Theatre Mayhem, Youtube Jukebox

THINGS TO DO Youtube Jukebox, Caveat – LES, 7pm – 9pm That part of the party where everybody takes turns putting on YouTube videos, but at a bar, and on a huge screen. Hosted by Haley Sacks. $5. Musical Theatre Mayhem, QED – Queens, 8:30pm – 10pm Musical theatre nerds unite! Join a night of showtunes and comedy with Maurice Licorish, Blair Dawson, Jes Tom, Hosted … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/10) Musical Theatre Mayhem, Youtube Jukebox

Around NYC Today (11/28) Brutally Honest, Cuddle Magic, Good Stuff Comedy

THINGS TO DO Brutally Honest, QED – Queens, 7:30pm – 9pm Brutally Honest is a monthly stand up comedy and storytelling show where the performers hold nothing back and let you into the innermost hilarious parts of their souls. Featuring Abbi Crutchfield, Julia Johns, Julia Shiplett, Dara Katz, Patrick Holbert, Hosted by Caitlin Brodnick and May Wilkerson. $7.   ONGOING Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/28) Brutally Honest, Cuddle Magic, Good Stuff Comedy