Around NYC Today (12/12) Ugly Sweater Party, Shmoakstock VII, Cherry Bombe

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 (11/20) Butterboy, Free Puppies, Louis Vuitton, Annie Hart

THINGS TO DO

Playwrights’ Playground, 4 Columbus Circle, 7pm – 9pm

Get a sneak peek into how new plays are created. Playwrights submit ten to 12 pages of a new work in the early stages of development. Actors are cast on the spot and perform a cold reading, followed by a moderated audience feedback session. Free.

The Feather Doesn’t Fall Far From The Wing, Columbia University Schapiro Theater, 7:30pm to 9:30pm

The Feather Doesn’t Fall Far from the Wing is a new play that reimagines Lucifer’s fall from heaven. Be a part of this piece’s introduction to the world through its first public reading performance. Written, directed, and composed by Ayvaunn Penn. 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.

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

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

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

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.

The Typing Machine: Participatory and Multimedia Exhibition, El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 – UES, Until Nov. 26, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Rebel Rossa, New York Irish Center – Queens, 7:15pm, $10.

 

MUSIC

American Fever, True Dreams, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

The Kings County Swing, St. Mazie Bar and Supper Club, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Trophy Bucks, Night Screams, Autodrone, Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $9.

Finding Thomas, Annie Hart, The Standard Hotel – East Village, 7pm, Free, RSVP to annie@standardhotels.com

Mall Prowler, Beta Librae, Kendall Cahan, Axine M, NK Badtz, HECK – Brooklyn, 9pm, $5.

Rae Isla, Rodes Rollins, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Back Room Comedy w/ Mark Normand, Adrienne Iapalucci, Michael Brigante, Dean Delray, New York Comedy Club, 7pm, $10.

Butterboy w/ Judah Friedlander, Shalewa Sharpe, Joe Zimmerman, Rebecca O’Neal, Khalid Rahmaan, Hosted by Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla and Maeve Higgins, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Free Puppies Comedy w/ Mark Normand (Comedy Central), Mike Recine (CONAN), Piers Moreton (Comedy Store), Sara Armour (Last Comic Standing), Colum Tyrrell (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Hosted by Laurel Cummings, The Lantern – Greenwich Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Tickling The Ivories w/ Sarah Tollemache – (Colbert Show), Andrew Schulz – (Comedy Cellar regular, co-host of The Brilliant Idiots Podcast), Marie Faustin (co-host of The Unofficial Expert Podcast), Danny Del Colle (NY Comedy Club regular, Devil’s Cup Festival), Alex Pavone (co-host of Suite Buddies podcast), Hosted Nataly Aukar and Thiago Macklin, Pianos – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Side Ponytail w/ Jordan Temple (The Rundown w/ Robin Thede), Heather Marulli (All Jane Fest), Jon DelCollo (Helium Comedy Club), Katie Hannigan (Red Clay Comedy Festival), Alison Zeidman (Adam Ruins Everything, NYT), Valeri Tosi (The Mermaid Comedy Hour), Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

Savage: A Comedy Show, Fawkner – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Speakeasy Comedy, Hosted by Jordan Raybould and Mike Coscarelli – free pizza, Local 138 – LES, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Ed Sullivan on Acid, Hosted by Calvin Cato, Freddy’s Bar and Backroom, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

 

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Around NYC Today (11/15) Judah Friedlander, Animal Collective, Canstruction

THINGS TO DO

A View From the Bridge, Gerald W. Lynch Theater – Midtown, 1:30pm – 3:30pm

CUNY’s Communication and Theatre Arts Department presents a staging of Arthur Miller’s classic play. $5 – $10.

Dream State, W Loft – Brooklyn, 5pm – 9pm

Come hang out on rooftop in Williamsburg for an evening of music, art, and skyline views. There will be interactive art installations, a live DJ and free beer. Free. RSVP.

Reality Check Exhibition Opening, Sotheby’s Institute of Art – Midtown, 6pm – 8pm

Reality Check explores notions of perceived and shared reality through the lenses of artists who challenge preconceived perceptions of truth. Artists question what happens if one refuses to accept societal consensus and seek alternative viewpoints. Participating artists include Layo Bright, Yun Han Chang, Yongjae Kim, Rebecca Ou, Wong Kit Yi, and Hyangro Yoon. Free. RSVP.

 

FILM

Miss Representation, Lovinger Theatre – Bronx, 3:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Les Francais C’est les Autres, Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall, Columbia University, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

 

MUSIC

Odd Ones Out, Canary Swords, Nova Luz, Mel Rosa, Cale and the Gravity Well, Exit 18, Pianos – LES, 6pm, $8.

Tight Fright, Sugarlife, Butthole University, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $9.

Sic Tic, Ben Pagano and the Space Machine, Egg Peckers, Pinc Louds, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 7pm, $8.

Grim Streaker, The Moms, Ellen and The Degenerates, Basement Beers, The Rizzos, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Cosmonaut, Petal Crush, The Sugar Busch, Josh Yavneh + The Culprits, Bowery Electric – LES, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Mike Kolb, Lunch Cult, Yeah Baby, Debbie, The Glove – Brooklyn, 8pm, $7.

JOBS, Creative Healing, Tmboy, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10

Dolunay, Kane Mathis, Glas, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Sad Baxter, No Ice, The Sofas, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Yellow Days, Berlin – East Village, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Animal Collective (DJ set), Avey Tare and Geologist, Journey 2 The Light, Ben Steidel, Cedar Sound Workshop, Sonny Daze, Shawn Dub, Good Room – Brooklyn, 9pm, $7.

 

COMEDY

Terry Parrett, Joey Rinaldi, Frank Failla, Patrick Holcomb, Eli Trichon, Broadway Comedy Club – Midtown, 7pm, $10.

Kung Fu Comedy w/ Jared Freid (MTV’s Failosophy), Adrián Minkowicz (Gotham Comedy Live), Bryan Yang (one of BuzzFeed’s “Top 14 Comedians You Should Be Paying Attention To”), New York Comedy Club – Chelsea, 7pm, $10.

Left Breast Comedy, Hosted by Kim Dinaro and SallyAnn Hall, The Lantern – Greenwich Village, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Brantley Brice (Splitsider), Alex Broome (Broadway Comedy Club), Lauren Hope Krass (Charleston Comedy Festival), Chrissie Mayr (Comedy at Stonewall), Sydnee Washington (The Unofficial Expert), QED – Queens, 7:30pm, $8.

Mark Normand, Samuel Comroe, Erica Spera, LeClerc Andre, Marie Faustin, Drexler’s – East Village, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Joe Moses, Erik Bergstrom, Claudia Cogan, Victor Varnado – Part of New York Comedy Festival, Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

The Fancy Show w/ Nathan Macintosh (Colbert), Mike Drucker (Bill Nye Saves the World), Ramy Youssef (Colbert), Sonia Denis (Comedy Central Comic to Watch), Tito Garza (Creek & Cave), Hosted by Rob Haze (Comedy Central), The Douglass – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Comedians You Should Know w/ Judah Friedlander (30 Rock), Dave Landau (This Is Not Happening), Yedoye Travis (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert), Ester Steinberg (Just For Laughs), Blake Burkhart (CYSK), Lane Pieschel (Fancy Show), David Drake (Dave), Hosted by Saurin Choksi (Brown Privilege), The Gutter – Brooklyn, 9pm, $5.

 

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

The Typing Machine: Participatory and Multimedia Exhibition, El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 – UES, Until Nov. 26, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

 

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Oct. 6 (Fri), Get Animated Invasion, Self Storage NYC, Tales from the Hood

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THINGS TO DO

Get Animated Invasion, 107 Grand St., 12pm-7pm

Your favorite childhood cartoons invade Manhattan in this immersive, 360-degree pop-up celebrating all things Looney Tunes, Scooby-Doo, Tom & Jerry, and more. Weave in and out of eight unforgettable cartoon realms, including a Scooby-Doo Spooky Woods, a Flintstone’s Ice Cream Bar and a Marvin The Martian Planet. Free. RSVP.

Self Storage NYC Opening Celebration, Flux Factory (Queens), 5pm – 9:30pm

Self Storage NYC is a site-specific exhibition-event taking place in select self storage facilities in Long Island City and Flux Factory’s gallery.  Taking full advantage of the “1 month 1 dollar” offers provided by self storage facilities around Flux Factory, Self Storage NYC provides 9 currently displaced artist or activist-run spaces and projects with the opportunity to freely curate a storage unit for a month. Free. 

Masquerade Edition- Halloween Party, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, NYPL, 6pm-10pm, Free.

In celebration of iconic black horror films, the Schomburg Center is thrilled to present the second annual First Fridays: Masquerade Edition! Our monthly dance social will transform into a Halloween pageant where attendees are encouraged to come as their favorite horror icons. There will be a costume contest, so dress to impress!

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, A Play by Stephen Adly Guirgis, Atlantic Theater Company (Chelsea), 8pm, Free, RSVP.

FILM

Tales from the Hood, Brevoort Playground (Brooklyn), 6:30pm, Free.

Creepshow, Owl’s Head Park (Brooklyn), 6:30pm, Free.

Kong: Skull Island, Pats Lawn in Inwood Hill Park (Inwood), 6:30pm, Free.

Wonder Woman, Haffen Park (Bronx), 7:30pm, Free.

MUSIC

Jeremy and the Harlequins, Carnival Youth, Ritual Talk, Austerity, Evening Darling, Pianos (LES), 7pm, $10.

Debbie Downer, No Honeymoon, The Safari Room at El Cortez (Brooklyn), 7pm, $10.

The Skins, Robbing Johnny, Meridian Lights, The Lulls, Bowery Electric (LES), 7pm, $10.

The Midnight Stroll, Courtesy Tier, Mercury Lounge (LES), 7:30pm, $10-$12.

The Juan Maclean (DJ set), House of Peroni (LES), 7:30pm.

Level Kali, Yaeji, Omar Apollo, NYU Kimmel Center, 7:45pm, Free.

The Lion’s Cage, Hotheads, Sub Space, Flower (NYHC Hurricane Benefit), Bar Matchless (Brooklyn), 8pm, $8.

The Spookfish, Ghost Piss, Trees Take Ease,  Crosslegged, Secret Sibling, The Glove (Brooklyn), 8pm, $8.

Surf Rock is Dead (EP Release Party), Blood Cultures, Native Sun, Rough Trade (Brooklyn), 8pm, $10-$12.

The Saylavees, The Hipshakes, Proto Idiot, The Othermen, The Footlight (Queens), 8pm, $10.

Paperhaus, Haybaby, Turnip King, Sic Tic, Alphaville (Brooklyn), 8pm, $10-$12.

Twinsmith, field trip, Twiga, Loose Talk, Berlin, (Alphabet City), 8pm, $10-$12.

Sara Curtin, Adios Ghost, Ruby Rae, C’mon Everybody (Brooklyn), 8pm, $8-$10.

The Space Merchants, The Values, Lost Kingdoms, Noods, Holly Overton (DJ set), Gutter Bar (Brooklyn), 8pm, $7.

Cody Cody Jones, Fuerilla Warfare, Ialive, Blastmaster Baker, Mic Lanny, Duncecap, Muchmore’s (Brooklyn), 9pm, $7.

Le Youth, Amber Valentine, Boy Radio, Dirty Looks, Dropkat, Ryan Clover, Safari Joe, House of Yes! (Brooklyn), 10pm, Free before 11pm.

Black Lips (Afterparty and DJ set), Our Wicked Lady (Brooklyn), 11:55pm, Free.

COMEDY

Living Room Show, Hosted by Luke Thayer, Abbi Crutchfield, Aaron Kominos-Smith, Postmark Cafe (Brooklyn), 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Comedy Hibachi feat. Caitlin Peluffo, Nadia Pinder, Sam Evans, Legion (Brooklyn), 8pm, Free.

Kobra Comedy Show feat. Bret Raybould, Josh Tolentino, Michelle Slonim, Zainal Bostaman, Froilan Cafe Lounge (Brooklyn), 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Sasheer Zamata (SNL), Petey DeAbreu (White Chocolate, Hope of the Hood podcast), Robert Dean (Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch), Courtney Maginnis (College Humor), Justin Flanagan (New York Comedy Festival), Will Winner (The Good, The Dad and the Ugly podcast), Secret Loft (Greenwich Village), 8:30pm, $5-$12.

Bitches Brew feat. Naomi Karavani, Melissa Stokoski, Shelby Taylor, Erica Spera, Halyards (Brooklyn), 8:30pm, Free.

Monore Martin (Fallon), Sarah Tollemache (Colbert), Rojo Perez (Conan), Kevin Iso (Adam Devine House Party), Dan Lamorte (Axs TV), 17 Division Pl (Brooklyn), 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Afro-Laffs feat. Dave Lester (Comedy Central), Jeffery Joseph (In Living Color, The Sopranos), Alex Carabano (Apollo Comedy Hour), Wale Olukayode (Funny or Die), Hosted by Mistah Trillah, Buka (Brooklyn), 9:45pm, Free, RSVP.

Cross the Bridge Comedy, 18 Wyckoff Ave. (Brooklyn), 11pm, $0-$3.80.