Around NYC Today (10/5) A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Gorilla Biscuits, Coco

THINGS TO DO Public Theater Mobile Unit: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Pelham Fritz Recreation Center in Marcus Garvey Park – Harlem, 6:30pm – 8pm This fall, a classic New York City block party becomes the enchanted setting where fairies work their mischief in Shakespeare’s beloved play A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Acclaimed director Jenny Koons takes you to the royal wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta, where a celebratory play is being rehearsed. … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/5) A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Gorilla Biscuits, Coco

Around NYC Today (9/24) Public Theater Mobile Unit, Brooklyn Poetry Slam

THINGS TO DO Public Theater Mobile Unit National: Sweat, Pelham Fritz Recreation Center in Marcus Garvey Park – Harlem, 6:30pm – 8:45pm SWEAT tells the story of a group of friends who have spent their lives sharing drinks, secrets, and laughs while working together on a factory floor. But when layoffs and picket lines begin to chip away at their trust, the friends find themselves pitted against each … Continue reading Around NYC Today (9/24) Public Theater Mobile Unit, Brooklyn Poetry Slam

Around NYC Today (6/23) Hester Street Fair, Lee Ranaldo, Queens Night Market

THINGS TO DO Hester Street Fair’s Iced Coffee Competition, Corner of Hester and Essex – LES, 11am – 6pm The Hester Street Fair is rounding up the best local coffee shops and roasters and challenging them to bring out their best iced coffee for the chance to win the audience award. For $10 you get a voting ticket which grants you one vote and a … Continue reading Around NYC Today (6/23) Hester Street Fair, Lee Ranaldo, Queens Night Market

Around NYC Today (6/16) Kool & The Gang, Girl Power Fair, Adventures NYC

THINGS TO DO Girl Power Fair, Corner of Hester and Essex – LES, 11am – 6pm Hester Street Fair’s Girl Power Fair is back for its third edition with experimental art projects, performances and more. Featuring performances by Jennifer Vanilla, Juliana Huxtable, Venus X and Poster Child. Vendors include Wharf Cat Records, JONESY and Even Keel. Free. Sambo Afro/ Brazilian Dance Class, Pelham Fritz Recreation … Continue reading Around NYC Today (6/16) Kool & The Gang, Girl Power Fair, Adventures NYC

Around NYC Today (6/9) El Sol Brillante Garden Party, Yeasayer, The Wizard of Oz

THINGS TO DO Silent Disco Night, Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk – Queens, 7pm – 10pm Grab a set of wireless headphones and join the party. Tune in to the channel of your choice and dance to great music. Free. Ailey Extension, South Oxford Park – Brooklyn, 6:30pm – 7:30pm The Ailey Extension offers real classes for people to embody the legacy … Continue reading Around NYC Today (6/9) El Sol Brillante Garden Party, Yeasayer, The Wizard of Oz

Around NYC Today (5/17) Pole Play, Ray Mantilla, Bomb Shelter Comedy, Capoeira

THINGS TO DO Pole Play, DROM – East Village, 7pm – 10pm Pole Play comes to DROM for one night only. Enjoy ten of New York City’s best pole dancers in this sultry and acrobatic show. $10. Out of Line: MELT by James Scruggs, On the High Line at 14th Street, 9pm – 10pm Don’t miss this somewhat-satirical and very timely performance exploring race, gender, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (5/17) Pole Play, Ray Mantilla, Bomb Shelter Comedy, Capoeira

AROUND NYC TODAY (2/24) Winter Swing, Side Ponytail, Rich Medina, Stop ‘N’ Swap

THINGS TO DO Midtown East Stop ‘N’ Swap, Saint Peter’s Church, 11am – 2pm At Stop ‘N’ Swaps, New Yorkers bring items they no longer need and find things that are new to them. Stop ‘N’ Swaps encourages reuse and reduces waste sent to landfills. Bring clean, reusable, gently-used portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, and toys that you no longer need, and take … Continue reading AROUND NYC TODAY (2/24) Winter Swing, Side Ponytail, Rich Medina, Stop ‘N’ Swap

Around NYC Today (2/17) Love Your Body, NY Night Train, Bomb Shelter Comedy

New York Night Train Soul Clap and Dance Off, Elsewhere – Brooklyn, 11pm New York Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off returns to monthly third Saturdays at Elsewhere featuring two rooms of live music and dancing. This month’s edition features music from La Luz, Mystery Lights, Bodega and Jane Church, and a $100 Dance-Off with Cowboy Randy Jones at midnight. $10. Bartow’s Literary Elevenses Book Club, Bartow-Pell … Continue reading Around NYC Today (2/17) Love Your Body, NY Night Train, Bomb Shelter Comedy