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 to Normal is a rock musical that follows mother Diana Goodman’s struggle with worsening bipolar disorder and its effect on her family as they search for a new normal. Tickets are a suggested donation of $10. All proceeds will go to the Mental Health Association of New York City.

 

FILM

Into the Amazon, The Explorers Club – UES, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

European Shorts in America, Bohemian National Hall – UES, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Post Malone, SZA, Ty Dolla Sign, Cheat Codes, Pier 36 – LES, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Morning Teleportation, Baked, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

Music for Enophiles, The Glass State, Jack Martin’s Bob Dylan Deathwatch, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8 – $10.

Manta, Veda Rays, The Happy Fits, Buddie, Hong Kong Graffiti, Pianos – LES, 7pm, $8.

The Lemats, Darkwing, Snake Anthony, Goldsounds – Brooklyn, 7pm, $8.

Nastie Band, Rose Kallal, ORNAMENT, Sandy Smiles, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Ohene, Chazmere, The Sole Rebel, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Jane Doe Ensemble, 8/7 Central, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Doubting Thomas Cruise Control, Ubetcha, Premiums, Dark Tones (solo), Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $8 – $10.

 

COMEDY

Tommy McNamara, Ana Fabrega, Joe Rumrill, Postmen, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $7 – $10.

Anthony Devito (Comedy Central, MTV, VH1), Mario Benitez (UnusualCulprits, Stand Up NY), Stewie Vill (Bio Channel, CollegeHumor, NY Comedy Club), Lee Valentin (Stand Up NY, Broadway Comedy Club), Whispers Restaurant – UWS, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Dewayne Perkins (MTV’s Wild N Out), Emily Winter (TV Land), Molly Ruben-Long (Just for Laughs), Saurin Choksi (Comedians You Should Know), Pete Mutino (Gandhi, Is That You?), Keenan Steiner (NY Comedy Festival), Hosted by Thiago Macklin, The Hungry Ghost – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5.

Joel Kim Booster (Comedy Central), Farah Brook (NY Comedy Festival), Sonia Denis (Comedy Central), Mitra Jouhari (Three Busy Debras), Aparna Nancherla (Conan), Eudora Peterson (Jezebel), Michael Foulk (Greetings from Queer Mountain), Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Jest For Fun Comedy w/ Daniel Tirado (Comedy Central), Chanel Ali (Carolines), Kevin Iso (Comedy Central), Eman El Husseini (JFL), BK9 – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Saturday until Dec. 30, 8:30am – 9:30am, Free.

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

Arts and Crafts Fair, Alice Austen Park – Staten Island, Until Dec. 25, 11am -5pm, Free.

Grand Central Holiday Fair, Grand Central Terminal – Midtown, Until Dec. 24, 10am to 8pm.

‘Volez Voguez Voyagez’ Louis Vuitton Exhibition, 86 Trinity Place – Lower Manhattan, Until Jan. 7, (Mon to Sat – 10 am to 8pm; Sun – 11am to 7pm), Free. RSVP.

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

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.

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

 

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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 – Greenwich Village, 7pm

HB Studio presents a celebration of the work of musical theater writers Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe. The performance includes scenes and songs from Lerner and Loewe’s most iconic musicals, such as My Fair Lady and Camelot, as well as earlier, lesser known works. Free.

Broadway at W, W New York Times Square, 10:30pm – midnight

Broadway @ W Times Square is a series that hosts the casts of Broadway’s hottest shows. This week’s event will feature performances from the cast of Chicago The Musical and Kristolyn Lloyd from Dear Evan Hansen. Free.

 

FILM

Sunday TV Time (Screening of The Deuce and Curb Your Enthusiasm), Arlo Hotel – SoHo, 8:30pm, Free, RVP.

 

MUSIC

Tessa Plays Beethoven, Church of the Heavenly Rest – UES, Free, RSVP.

Mutual Interest, Stereobird, Pale Ramon, Weekend Secret, Goldsounds – Brooklyn, 4pm, $8.

Sneakers Award, Jared Hart (The Scandals), Early Riser, Binary Heart, Brooklyn Bazaar, 6pm, $8.

The Off White, Brenda, Evan Jewett, The GBs, Cape House – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Avi Buffalo, Lady the Beard, Ragamuffin, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10

Surf Wax America, Sky Pony, Mercury Lounge – LES, 8pm, $10.

Sam Kogon, The Medium, Winstons, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5 – $7

Konvoi, Diary, Faten Kanaan, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Ice Balloons, Benni, Aquarian Blood, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Sliki (Viki + Stallone), Tarpit, Shells, Trans- Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

Skyes, Rvby My Dear, Glass Mannequins, Stranger Cat, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $8 – $10.

Afro Latin Sabor Sundays w/ Strings n’ Skins, Bunna Cafe – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Cherry Glazerr, THICK, Dances, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 10pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Sam Morril (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Adam Devine’s House Party, Conan, Inside Amy Schumer), Zainab Johnson (HBO’s All Def Comedy, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Arsenio, MTV’s Acting Out), Neko White (MTV 2’s Hip Hop Hollywood Squares, Elite Daily’s Gen Why, AXSTV’s Gotham Comedy Live), Chloe Hilliard (NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show, Tru TV’s Almost Genius, MTV’s Acting Out), Adrienne Iapalucci (NBC’s Last Comic Standing), Kareem Green (BET’s ComicView, TV One’s Bill Bellamy’s Whos Got Jokes) – Part of New York Comedy Festival, Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 7pm, $5 – $8.

Sean Patton – Part of New York Comedy Festival, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

ONGOING

Canstruction, Brookfield Place – Lower Manhattan, Until Nov. 14 – 10am to 8pm, Nov. 15 – 10am – 6pm, Free.

 

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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 – 7:30pm

Witness these two planets close in the night sky together. Telescopes and binoculars provided. Free.

BEE, HB Studio – Greenwich Village, Nov. 11 and 12 (Sat. and Sun.), 7:30pm – 9:30pm

BEE is a play about Izat, a young Iranian girl trapped in an abusive marriage in the 1940’s. After years of suffering both physically and mentally at the hands of her spouse, she knows the only way she will survive is if she is able to leave him. In an unprecedented move, her father is able to use his influence to secure a divorce for her. The story intertwines with interviews from immigrants who have had to make the difficult choice of leaving their homeland because their survival was at stake. Free.

Ajax in Iraq, Lee Strasberg Theater and Film  Institute – East Village, 7:30pm – 9pm

Past and present collide in Ellen McLaughlin’s mash-up of Sophocles’ classic tragedy Ajax with the modern-day war in Iraq. The play follows the parallel narratives of Ajax, an ancient Greek military hero, and A.J., a modern female American soldier, both undone by the betrayal of a commanding officer. $10 general admission, $5 for students and alumni.

Party of Two, The Pleasure Chest – UES, 7:30m – 9pm

Vanessa Valerio and Anita Flores are bringing some of New York City’s best storytellers and comedians together to recount their absurd experiences about dating in the modern world.This month’s lineup includes comedians Marcia Belsky, Christian Polanco, Katie Haller and Gianmarco Soresi. Proceeds will go to the Hispanic Federation to help Puerto Rico. $8.

Broadway Trivia, Muchmore’s – Brooklyn, 9pm – 11pm

This event is a fundraiser for the 2018 season of The Brooklyn Theatre Club. Test your knowledge of all things Great White Way and win prizes. Questions will range from the Tony Awards to celebrity stars. There’s also an immersive part to the game. Each team must vote in one member to participate in some acting-related clues alongside the BTC company. $5 with RSVP, $8 without.

 

FILM

Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks, 349 5th Avenue – Korea Town, 1pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Big Eyes, Vacation, Dark Tea, The Kingsland – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Bad History Month (record release), Two Inch Astronaut, Longface, Water From Your Eyes, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 12pm , $8 – $10.

POLYANNA, Karmare, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $5.

Hiber, Audio Revival, Civic, French Postcard, Sexy Neighbors, Pianos – LES, 7pm, $10.

Greatwoods, Dan Rico, Old City Revival, Jake Pinto (The YeahTones), Phil and the Osophers, The Footlight – Queens, 7pm, $10.

Juicebox, Bungalow, wes max, GooGi3, Cocoa and Jomero, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Pyrolatrous (record release), Gnaw, Mick Barr, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

iT Boy, Tubafresh, Kid in the Attic, G Lucas Crane, Enso Tangense, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Frankie and the Witch Fingers, White Lighters, Brian Merrill, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

The Rebel, Palberta, Conduit, Brandy, PC Worship, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.

Electric Feel Dance Party w/ DJ Jordan Stern and DJ Ilan, Bowery Electric – LES, 11pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Bowery Comedy w/ Martin Urbano (Jimmy Kimmel Live), Dan Licata (JASH), Sydnee Washington (The Unofficial Expert Podcast), Katie Hannigan (Oxygen Network, CollegeHumor), Jourdain Fisher (Stand Up NBC), Momoh Pujeh (Decoded On MTV), Bowery Electric – LES, 6pm, Free.

The Happy Half Hour w/ Jak Knight (Comedy Central, Netflix’s Big Mouth), Local 138 – LES, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Who Dat? Comedy w/ Heather Candella, Ausar English, Jesse Martin, Kenny Warren, Joanna Briley, Luke Ashlocke, Hosted by Seth Byrd, Artichoke Basille’s Pizza – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $3.

Andy Fiori (Host of The Raw Report on SiriusXM), Edward Farrell (Old Man Hustle), Tyler Richardson (Tru Tv), David Spector (Tremendous), Hosted by Katharyn Henson (Hilarious), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Jak Knight, Rebecca O’Neal, Rob Haze (Part of New York Comedy Festival), Union Hall – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Comedy at Stonewall w/ Nore Davis, Rosebud Baker, Matteo Lane, Mehran Khaghani, Harrison Greenbaum, Veronica Garza, Stonewall – Greenwicih Village, 8pm, $5.

The Killing Joke Comedy w/ Casey James Salengo (Comedy Central Half Hour), Alison Zeidman (New York Times, TruTV’s Adam Ruins Everything), Luke Mones (Funny or Die, Howard Stern Show), Guitler Raphael (Boston Comedy Arts Festival), Jordan Jensen (Baby’s Got Backyard), Donnie Sengstack (DC Improv, UCB), Hosted by Scotland Green, Pine Box Rock Shop – Brooklyn, 8:15pm, Free, RSVP.

Popped Collar Comedy w/ Mackenzie Graves, Maddy Smith, Randall Otis, Charlie McCracken, Vanetta Schoefield, Dan Wickes, Hosted by Stephen Bolles, The Platform – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Human Citizen Comedy w/ Ryan Donahue (Jimmy Kimmel Live), Maria Wojociechowski (Seeso), Conrad Roth (Bill Bellamy’s Who’s Got Jokes), Amy Buchwald (She Devil Comedy Festival), Sameer Naseem (Bollywood Hogan), Scott Sharp (Sharp Stories), Art Cafe + Bar – Brooklyn, 9pm, $5.

 

ONGOING

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

Shape Up NYC: Zumba for Adults, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Saturday until Dec. 30, 10am – 11am. Free.

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

Canstruction, Brookfield Place – Lower Manhattan, Until Nov. 14 – 10am to 8pm, Nov. 15 – 10am – 6pm, Free.

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

 

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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 Doreen Garner and Kenya (Robinson). WMOAP questions a prevailing western history that uses white-male-heteronormativity as its persistent model. Free.

One Man’s Macbeth, The King’s College City Room, 8pm – 10pm

The King’s Players presents One Man’s Macbeth. This one man show will energetically bring 23 characters to life onstage in this five-act solo-performance of Shakespeare’s Tragedy. $5 – $10.

 

FILM

Casper, Bronx YMCA, 6pm, Free.

The Third Root, Maysles Cinema – Harlem, 7:30pm, $10.

 

MUSIC

Cup, Pink Mexico, Monograms, Sic Tic, Cape House – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Pueblo, Dan Rico, Gold Child, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10.

Orrin, Daeva, Salem Hilal, Certain Creatures, Ana Lola Roman, No Intimate, H0L0 – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Frank Knight, Gabi the Artist, Reflective Music, Zeyi & Durieux, DJ Poska, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Kindling (Record Release), No Honeymoon (Record Release), Rest, Vivienne Eastwood, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Living Room (record release), Broken Field Runner, Starving Arts, Never, Muchmore’s – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5.

Marcellus Hall & the Hostages, Chris Maxwell, Ambrosia Parsley, KGB – East Village, 10pm, $5.

DJ Patrick Allen, Cape House – Brooklyn, 10pm, Free with RSVP, $5 without.

Traxman “Tekvision” Album Release Party w/ DJ Manny, Mel G, HI$TO, Los, Sucia, Mercury Lounge – LES, 10:30pm, $4.20 – $12.

Pleasure Jams featuring Nickodemus, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 11pm, $5 – $8.

 

COMEDY

Twisted Lipstick Comedy w/ Hadiyah Robinson, Hann Cowger, Rhonda Hansome, Jessica Stern, Amina Imani, Sir D’s Lounge – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Katie Hannigan, Nate Borgman, Joe Nehme, Jacob Lie, Ben Siy-Hian, Mike Guild, The Platform – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Rachel Joan (Old Man Hustle), Napoleon Emill (Flatbush Misdemeanors), Edward Farrell (Edward Farrell’s Diet Coke Reviews on Yelp), Dan Perlman (MTV, Tru TV), Hosted by Melissa Diaz (Carolines On Broadway), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

The Living Room Show w/ Luke Thayer, Abbi Crutchfield, Aaron Kominos-Smith, Postmark Cafe- Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

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

Relationshit!, Hosted by Lynn Bixenspan and Morgan Pielli, QED – Queens, 9:30pm, $10.

Cross the Bridge Comedy, 18 Wyckoff Avenue – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

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

Canstruction, Brookfield Place – Lower Manhattan, Until Nov. 14 – 10am to 8pm, Nov. 15 – 10am – 6pm, Free.

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

 

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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 Aimé Césaire, Buell Hall – Columbia University, 6pm – 7:30pm

A bilingual French-English reading and discussion with Clayton Eshleman, A. James Arnold, Brent Edwards, Alex Gil, and Rose Réjouis, moderated by Souleymane Bachir Diagne.

House of Vogue, House of Yes – Brooklyn, 10pm – 4am

Vogue Balls are an intentional space for queer and trans people of color. You may know about Vogue from Madonna, but it has roots in the historically marginalised urban black and Latino gay and trans communities. Music from DJ MikeQ and DJ Byrell the Great. $10.

 

FILM

I Am Not Your Negro, Teachers College – Columbia University, 5pm, Free, RSVP.

How We Move: Black Dance on Film, Richard Beavers Gallery – Brooklyn, 7:15pm, $8.

Stand By Me, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

The Textiles, The Big Lonesome, Aaron Waldman, The Map Room at Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $5.

Kew, Journalism, Holy Tunics, Bodega (solo), Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

A Place Both Wonderful and Strange, Love Spread, Indica Moonbeing, Kidaudra, 1272 Broadway – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Climax Landers, Cave Cricket, Human Host, Soul Worm, Alice Cohen and the Channel 14 Weather Team, The Glove – Brooklyn, 8pm, $6.

Toyzanne, Sic Tic, Low Anxiety, Your Dream Coat, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

The Mad Doctors, Rye Pines, Sun Voyager, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 8pm, $7.

Tica Douglas, Spritzer, Nutshell, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 9:30pm, $8 – $10.

Arrows of Love, Daisy Glaze, Moonwalks, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 11:30pm, $5.

 

COMEDY

The Greatest Comedy Show of All Time w/ Stewie Vill (6 pack @ Brit Pack), Carlos Garcia (Baltimore Comedy Festival), Pete Burdette (Dangerfield’s), Mel Forrest (Annoyance Theatre), Shane Morrison (Otto’s Shrunken Head), Carmen Lagala (Lasers in the Jungle), Broadway Comedy Club – Midtown, 7pm, $5.

Wombat: A Comedy Show w/ Maddy Smith, Peter Bandyk, Ben Wasserman, Daniel Simonsen, ReVision Lounge and Gallery – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Erik Bergstrom (Last Comic Standing), Claudia Cogan (Seeso), John Moses (AXS TV), Hosted by Victor Varnado (Jimmy Kimmel), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, 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.

Canstruction, Brookfield Place – Lower Manhattan, Until Nov. 14 – 10am to 8pm, Nov. 15 – 10am – 6pm, Free.

Learn Basic Sign Language, Poe Park – Bronx, 10:45am – 11:30am

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

 

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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, Nov. 7 (Tues), 1pm – 3pm

Learn to skate with free lessons and prizes from US Figure Skating. Visit wintervillage.org for more details. Free.

Learn Indian Classical Dance, Consulate General of India – UES, 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Come learn the Indian classical arts of Odissi (Bani Ray) and Bharatnatyam (Malini Srinivasan) dance at the Indian Consulate on Tuesday evenings. Free. RSVP.

In Manhattan, The Bridge Theater at Shelter Studios – Hell’s Kitchen, 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Playwright Rick Charles Mueller will hold a public reading of his new play In Manhattan. Free. RSVP.

 

FILM

The American in Paris, Buell Hall, Columbia University – UWS, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

REVOLUSHN (featuring members of Devo) with special guest Randy Jones of the Village People, The FMs, N3 Neuron, Bowery Electric – LES, 7PM, $7 – $10.

Tiger + Man, Rahm, NOIA, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

pinky pinky, Antoine93, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Mike Nigro, Hiccup, Vacation Jason, Leaves, JZT and the Can You Be, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

QWAM, The Living Strange, Out All Night, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Nations, Ravens & Chimes, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

AKKI, Unscented DJ, Onkel-S, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 11:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

COMEDY

Jest For Fun w/ Mike Recine (Conan, Comedy Central), Kerry Coddett (MTV, Comedy Central), Royce Wynn (ESPN), Adrienne Iapalucci (Letterman, Comedy Cellar), BK9 – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.

As If! Comedy Show w/ Bobbie Elfie (Sappy Love Notes), Michael Svetich (New Yorker), Ian Fidance (VH1), Ashley Hamilton (Man Repeller), Hugo Gertner (Canal Plus) – Reserve your ticket to get free beer, Kinfolk 90 – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Comedy at the Corner: New York Comedy Festival Edition w/ Sean Patton (Conan), Aparna Nancherla (Late Night with Seth Meyers), Nathan Macintosh (Conan), Kerry Coddett (The Nightly Show), Greg Stone (America’s Got Talent), Keenan Steiner (Elite Daily), Hosted by Thiago Macklin, The Hungry Ghost – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5.

Show My Goodness w/ Maria Wojciechowski, Evan Morrison, and Albert Kirchner, Bushwick Public House – Brooklyn, 8pm, $0 – $5.

No Exit w/ Dulce Sloan (The Daily Show), Anthony DeVito (Comedy Central Half Hour), Jak Knight (Big Mouth, Comedy Central), Sarah Tollemache (Late Show, Comedy Central), Ranaan Herschberg (Self-Helpless), Michael Svetich (attorney-at-law, single handedly caused 2008 banking crisis), and Andrew Caudill (The Tallest Building in Glendale), The Well – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Dan Lamorte (FOX’s Red Eye), Wendi Starling (Glamor Puss), Alex Carabaño (V Spot), Hosted by Rachel Joan (Old Man Hustle) – Part of New York Comedy Festival, Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Queerly Comedic w/ Cam Mesinger, Jes Tom, Dana Friedman, Jeena Bloom, Lorena Russi Serna, Chelsea Moroski, QED – Queens, 9pm, $8.

 

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.

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

 

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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 war. Featuring actors Zach Grenier, Amy Ryan and New York City Council Member Jumaane Williams. Free. RSVP.

The Gods Are Not to Blame, The Shop Theater – Tisch School of the Arts, 7:30pm – 10pm

The Gods Are Not to Blame is a 1968 play and a 1971 novel by Ola Rotimi. It is an adaptation of the Greek classic Oedipus Rex, set in an indeterminate period of a Yoruba kingdom. Directed by Karishma Bhagani. Free. RSVP (Waitlist slots still available).

One Acts: Inmates Running the Asylum and Stranded, Atlantic Theater Company Studio A, 8pm – 10pm

Atlantic Acting School & NYU Tisch presents Inmates Running the Asylum and Stranded. Directed by Tom Costello, Kyra Jackson and Allison Karman. Free. RSVP.

No Feelings Presents: The Haunting, QED – Queens, 9pm – 10:30pm

No Feelings Presents transforms QED into a live, interactive, walkthrough haunted house. So step inside and you might find yourself confronted by a ghost, a vampire or perhaps even a standup comic. $10.

 

FILM

Hotel Transylvania 2, St. Mary’s Park – Bronx, 6:30pm, Free.

 

MUSIC

The New Tarot, Janna Pelle, Boy Band, Eden Arielle, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8 – $10.

Brutal Measures (Lydia Lunch and Weasel Walter), Joe Coleman, Michael Foster, Berlin – East Village, 7:30pm, $10.

Slight (Record Release), Bueno, Water From Your Eyes, Crosslegged, The Glove – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Wild Pink, Field Trip, APHRA, drug bug, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

PUJOL, Pink Mexico, White Rope, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10 – $12.

Surf Rock is Dead, The Kickback, The Undercover Dream Lovers, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Stupid, A Stupid Weekly Comedy Show feat. Ben Kronberg, Dave Lester Katie Hannigan, Hosted by Victor Varnado (Conan), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

The Joy of Comedy, Hosted by Jessica Stern (MTV, Wendy Williams), Krown Holdaz Palace – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

The Fancy Show feat. Charlie Kasov (Big Break Comedy), Matteo Lane (Late Show with Stephen Colbert), Rebecca O’Neal (The U’s One Night Stand Up), Clark Jones (HBO’s Insecure), Liza Treyger (Louis CK’s Horace & Pete, Seth Myers), The Douglass – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Comedians You Should Know feat. Marina Franklin (Conan), Michael Kosta (Comedy Central), Tim Dillon (The Chris Gethard Show), Erica Spera (Bitches Brew), Saurin Choksi (Brown Privilege), Hosted by David Drake (“Dave”), The Gutter – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $5.

The Best News: A Comedy Show feat. Teddy Smith, Greg Stone, Sydnee Washington, Melissa Diaz, Katharyn Henson, Starr Bar – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, 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.

Women With Wings Art Exhibit, Maggie’s Garden, Friendship Garden – Sugar Hill, Every Monday until Oct. 31,  2pm – 4pm, Free.

Eating Bitterness Art Exhibit, 384 Broadway – Tribeca, Until Oct. 27, Tuesday to Friday 2pm – 8pm, Weekends 11am to 7pm, Free.

Self Storage Gallery Exhibition, Flux Factory – Queens, Until Oct. 27, 7pm, Free.

Gettin’ Wet with Miss Guy: The Photography of Guy Furrow, Art-on-A (East Village), Until Nov. 2, Free.

For more events, check out what’s happening THIS WEEK .

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