Around NYC Today (2/27) Lindy Hop Class, Chris Gethard, Amina Claudine Myers

THINGS TO DO Lindy Hop Class, Lt. JP Kennedy Junior Community Center – Harlem, 7pm – 8pm Join a beginner class to learn the Lindy Hop, Harlem’s signature dance. Cash only. $7 (Free for aged 18 and under). Critical Walkthrough: Ernesto Caivano and the Art of Storytelling, American Folk Art Museum – Lincoln Square, 6:30pm – 7:30pm Critical Walk-throughs consist of a 45-minute guided tour … Continue reading Around NYC Today (2/27) Lindy Hop Class, Chris Gethard, Amina Claudine Myers

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Around NYC Today (2/4) Super Bowl Party, The Danube, Paul Bergmann, Happy Hour

THINGS TO DO Super Bowl Party, Brooklyn Bazaar, 6:30pm – 11:30pm Rockaway Beach Mexican joint Super Burrito is hosting a Super Bowl party. Watch the game on the big screen while eating 50 cent wings. Free. RSVP. Bayside Stop ‘N’ Swap, Korean Community Services – Queens, 12pm – 3pm At Stop ‘N’ Swaps, New Yorkers bring items they no longer need and find things that … Continue reading Around NYC Today (2/4) Super Bowl Party, The Danube, Paul Bergmann, Happy Hour

Around NYC Today (2/3) Target First Saturdays, Circus & Sebastian, Dirty Show

THINGS TO DO Target First Saturdays, Brooklyn Museum, 5pm – 11pm Brooklyn Museum hosts a day of free concerts, a dance festival, a film screening and panel discussions and a dance party in celebration of Black History. Music by The Skins, Latasha Alcindor and Aaron Abernathy. Panel discussions on Jean-Michel Baquiat and Malcolm X. Later in the night, Everyday People hosts a dance Party with … Continue reading Around NYC Today (2/3) Target First Saturdays, Circus & Sebastian, Dirty Show

Around NYC Today (1/27) Winter Jam, FiDi Stop ‘N’ Swap, Side Ponytail Comedy

THINGS TO DO Winter Jam NYC, Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park, 11am – 3pm Winter Jam is a free winter sports festival for New Yorkers of all ages! A snow field was created in the hear of Manhattan just for this event. Activities include Sledding, Arctic Golf, Live Ice Sculpting, Snowshoeing by REI and the Taste NY Winter Market/Warming Hut. Free. FiDi Stop ‘N’ Swap, St. … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/27) Winter Jam, FiDi Stop ‘N’ Swap, Side Ponytail Comedy

Around NYC Today (1/15) MLK Day, Salsa Mondays, Side Ponytail, Butterboy

THINGS TO DO Salsa Mondays, Boots and Saddle – West Village, 6pm – 8pm Latin dance instruction from award-winning dancers and music from DJ Jon Ali. Classes start at 6p, party after! Salsa, Hustle, Bachata, Cha-cha-cha, Merengue, Samba, Tango, Rumba, Swing. Free. MLK Day, Brooklyn Center for the Arts, 9am – 3pm Honor the spirit of Dr. King with an essay competition, talent show, games … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/15) MLK Day, Salsa Mondays, Side Ponytail, Butterboy

Around NYC Today (12/5) TGD Live, Next to Normal, Post Malone, Joel Kim Booster

THINGS TO DO TGD Live, Wythe Hotel (Screening Room and Bar) – Brooklyn, 7:30pm – 10:30pm TGD Live is a monthly event series that brings artists together for interviews in front of a live studio audience. Today’s event features stand-up comedian Matt Ruby and artists Isabel Urbina Pena and Ping Zhu. Free. RSVP. Next to Normal, Bernie West Theater – Gramercy Park, 7:30pm – 10pm Next … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/5) TGD Live, Next to Normal, Post Malone, Joel Kim Booster

Around NYC Today (11/12) Broadway at W, Sunnyside Arts and Crafts Show

THINGS TO DO Sunnyside Arts and Crafts Show, Queen of Angels Church – Queens, 9:30am – 5pm Buy pottery, jewelry, paintings, photography, ornaments and other items from 40 Sunnyside artisans. Each purchase gets you a free glass of wine from Lowery Liquors as long as supplies last. Free, RSVP. Not Far from Where We Were Before: Scenes and Songs from Lerner & Loewe, HB Studio … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/12) Broadway at W, Sunnyside Arts and Crafts Show

Around NYC Today (11/11), Broadway Trivia, Bowery Comedy, Party of Two

THINGS TO DO Human Foosball, Ocean Breeze Park – Staten Island, Nov. 11 (Sat.), 11am – 1pm Join a life size version this classic game. Participants will stay fixed to their line and battle an opposing team using a soccer ball. All standard rules apply. Participants of all ages can join. Free. Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter, Lemon Creek Park – Staten Island, 6pm – … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/11), Broadway Trivia, Bowery Comedy, Party of Two

Around NYC Today (11/10) Cry Havoc, White Man on a Pedestal, Relationshit!

THINGS TO DO Cry Havoc!, New York Historical Society – UWS, 7pm – 10pm Stephan Wolfert recounts his own experiences of military service, weaving his personal narrative with lines from some of Shakespeare’s most famous speeches. Pay as you wish. RSVP. White Man On A Pedestal Opening Reception, Pioneer Works – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9pm White Man On A Pedestal is a two-person exhibition by … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/10) Cry Havoc, White Man on a Pedestal, Relationshit!

Canstruction at Brookfield Place

Around NYC Today (11/8) Canstruction, Yayoi Kusama, House of Vogue

THINGS TO DO The Public Theater Mobile Unit: The Winter’s Tale, Brownsville Recreation Center  – Brooklyn, 11:30am – 1:30pm 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 vivian.jett@parks.nyc.gov . Free. The Complete Poetry of … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/8) Canstruction, Yayoi Kusama, House of Vogue

Around NYC Today (11/7) SkateFest, Fall Field Day, Dulce Sloan, Sean Patton

THINGS TO DO Fall Field Day, Betsy Head Park – Brooklyn, 11am – 3pm NYC Parks presents the third annual Fall Field Day. Relive classic and re-imagined field day activities such as giant soccer, tug-o-war, bean bag musical chairs, potato sack race, three-legged race, obstacle course, etc. For people of all ages. SkateFest, The Rink at Bank of America Winter Village in Bryant Park – Midtown, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/7) SkateFest, Fall Field Day, Dulce Sloan, Sean Patton

Around NYC Today (10/25), Theater of War, Surf Rock is Dead, The Fancy Show

THINGS TO DO Armoire + Ministry of Supply Pop Up, 252 Elizabeth St. – Nolita, 5:30pm – 8pm Check out two brands created at MIT – Armoire and Ministry of Supply. Free. RSVP. Theater of War, New York Film Academy – Lower Manhattan, 7pm – 9pm Theater of War is an interactive performance of scenes from ancient plays about the wounds caused by violence and … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/25), Theater of War, Surf Rock is Dead, The Fancy Show

STEVIE at Our Wicked Lady

Around NYC Today (10/24), SmashCut CineFest, Ariel Pink, A. Savage

THINGS TO DO Readings in Contemporary Poetry: Sharon Mesmer and Wayne Koestebaum, Dia: Chelsea, 6:30pm, $10 general admission, $6 for seniors and students Dia’s monthly Readings in Contemporary Poetry series, curated by poet and author Vincent Katz, stresses the experimental aspects of contemporary poetic practice. It highlights commonalities among poets and puts their diverse voices in conversation with one another. A. Savage: The Past, Too, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/24), SmashCut CineFest, Ariel Pink, A. Savage