Around NYC Today (1/7) Sock Hop Sunday, Too Soon? Comedy, Repeater at QED


Sock Hop Sunday, Belle Reve – Tribeca, 8pm – 1am

Belle Reve is hosting its first Sock Hop party. Records starting at 8pm during dinner service and a DJ and go-go dancer comes on from 10pm to 1am. Adult milkshakes, burger and hot dog specials running all night long. Costumes are encouraged but not required. Free.

Repeater: A Little Show About Big Songs, QED – Queens, 8:30pm – 10pm

Music fans Evan Forde Barden and Patrick Cartelli host this monthly talk show about people’s favorite songs. Each month, they invite a special guest to share one song that they love – be it an all-time favorite, a track that reminds them of a great story, or something that just blew their minds. Then a musician takes the stage to cover it and play a song of their own. Think “You Made It Weird” meets “VH1 Storytellers.” This month features Josh Sharp (The Opposition with Jordan Klepper, Joe’s Pub) and Jacob Sharp (Mipso, mandolin/vocalist). $5.

MulchFest, Various locations, 10am – 2pm

Recycle your holiday tree at MulchFest. Bring your tree to a designated city park to be recycled into mulch that will nourish plantings across the city. More than 26,000 trees were recycled last year. Find chipping locations here. Also happening on the January 7th. Free.



DEDE, Thed Jewel, Mirror Gazer (DJ set), Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

GREAT WOODS, The Big Drops, Freezing Cold, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Bilge Rat, Danny Christmas, Premiums, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

The Seb Isaac Band, The Nectars, Mercury Lounge – LES, 5:30pm, $10.

Pants Exploder, Tallah, Vibrator, Eye of the Destroyer, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

New Love Crowd, The Ryan Wu Band, Absolutely Yours, Earth Dad, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

The Baby Soda Jazz Band, St. Mazie Bar and Supper Club – Brooklyn, 10pm, $10.



No Cover Comedy Sunday w/ Corinne Fisher, Jeremy Pinsley, Andrew Lee, Angela Palladino, Ryan Dacalos, Justin Herman, Cameran Hebb, Brett Kline, Bill Schaefer, Nicholle Kun, Jack Byram, Hosted by Josh Tolentino, Greenwich Village Comedy Club, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Easy Buckets Comedy w/ Justin Flanagan, Hannah Boone, Eagle Witt, Katie Boyle, Pockets Graham, Stavros Halkias, Rebecca’s – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

Last Call Comedy Show w/ Daniel Perafan, Shawn Ohagan, Liz Barrett, Alex Pavone, Shubah Agarwal, Jula Branda, Hosted by Brandy Thomas, Bridge and Tunnel Brewery – Queens, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Ray Gootz (Carolines), Edward Farrell (New York Comedy Festival), Sam Morrison (Hilarious), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Molly Kornfeld, Ryan Mulholland, Ashley Hamilton, Rufat Agayev, Peter Bandyk, Legion – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Too Soon? Comedy Night w/ Aparna Nancherla, Mike Lebovitz, Katharyn Henson, Peter Wong, Mackenzie Graves, Chris Hamilton, Malia Sias, Sensei Gallery Bar – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

This Isn’t Crashing w/ Maddie Smith (Carolines, New York Comedy Club), Adam Gable (Dangerfeilds, Broadway Comedy club) Mike Verdi ((New York Comedy Club), Hosted by Chris Hamilton, The Grisly Pear – Greenwich Village, 10pm, Free, RSVP.



‘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.

Seasonal Garden Tours, Queens Botanical Garden, First weekend of each month, 1pm, Free.


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


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 . 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.



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.



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.



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.



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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