Around NYC Today (11/2) Haiti’s Day of the Dead, ’80s vs ’90s Dance Party

THINGS TO DO Day of the Dead, Virginia Park – Bronx, 5pm – 6:30pm Celebrate the Mexican tradition of Day of the Dead! Create paper flowers and enjoy face painting, Mexican music, and more! Free. Haiti’s Day of the Dead: Fet Gede, Pioneer Works, 159 Pioneer St – Brooklyn, 7pm – midnight Pioneer Works dedicates a night to Haitian Vodou and Gede, the ancestral dead, with a … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/2) Haiti’s Day of the Dead, ’80s vs ’90s Dance Party

Around NYC Today (9/10) Thelonious Monk Listen List, Brooklyn Book Festival

THINGS TO DO Thelonious Monk Listen List with Helen Sung and Jason Moran, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, The Bruno Walter Auditorium, 111 Amsterdam Ave – UWS, 6pm – 7:30pm Before Robert Moses and John D. Rockefeller ever broke ground on Lincoln Center, one of the twentieth century’s most important composers was already walking the sidewalks of the Upper West Side, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (9/10) Thelonious Monk Listen List, Brooklyn Book Festival

Around NYC Today (8/12) Second Sundays, Kimchipalooza, Macaulay Culkin Festival

THINGS TO DO Second Sundays, Pioneer Works, 159 Pioneer St – Brooklyn, 4pm – 10pm This event features open studios with current artists in residence, live music, exhibitions and participatory programs exploring art, science, technology and education. Featuring artists Shiri Rozenberg, Gozde Ilkin, Louis Fratino, Mary Helena Clark and Nic Kay. Music by Abdu Ali. $10 suggested donation. Kimchipalooza VIII, Arrogant Swine, 173 Morgan Ave … Continue reading Around NYC Today (8/12) Second Sundays, Kimchipalooza, Macaulay Culkin Festival

Around NYC Today (6/13) Madama Butterfly, Summer Seduction, Fancy Show

THINGS TO DO Drawing in the Park, H.H. Biddle House in Conference House Park, 70 Satterlee Street – Staten Island, 10am – 12pm Participants of all levels will learn tips and techniques to drawing from life by observing natural and man-made settings while exploring beautiful Conference House Park. Outdoor sketching workshops will meet at the historic Biddle House. Art materials are provided, bringing a lawn chair is … Continue reading Around NYC Today (6/13) Madama Butterfly, Summer Seduction, Fancy Show

Around NYC Today (5/13) Smorgasburg, Second Sundays, OE After Party

THINGS TO DO Smorgasburg, Breeze Hill East Drive at Lincoln Road – Brooklyn, 11am Smorgasburg is the largest weekly open-air food market in America, attracting 20,000-30,000 people to Brooklyn each weekend to eat from 100 local vendors—Saturdays on the Williamsburg waterfront and Sundays in Prospect Park. Free. Second Sundays, Pioneer Works – Brooklyn, 4pm – 9pm Second Sundays is a free event series presented on … Continue reading Around NYC Today (5/13) Smorgasburg, Second Sundays, OE After Party

Around NYC Today (4/8) Milk ‘N’ Cookies, Second Sundays, Musical Mayhem

THINGS TO DO Second Sundays, Pioneer Works – Brooklyn, 4pm – 9pm Second Sundays is a free event series presented on the second Sunday of every month. The program features open studios with current artists in residence, live music, exhibitions and participatory programs exploring art, science, technology and education. Free. RSVP. Kerouac International Festival (Day 5), InsBowery Poetry Club – LES, 7pm – 9pm The … Continue reading Around NYC Today (4/8) Milk ‘N’ Cookies, Second Sundays, Musical Mayhem

Around NYC Today (3/11) Second Sundays, Deal Casino, Free Puppies Comedy

THINGS TO DO Second Sundays, Pioneer Works – Brooklyn, 4pm – 9pm Second Sundays is a free event series that features open studios with current artists in residence, live music, exhibitions and participatory programs exploring art, science, technology and education. Free. RSVP.   MUSIC Deal Casino, Haunt Club, Goldsounds – Brooklyn, 6pm, $10. J Boxer, Field Sleeper, Real Clothes, Drew Robinson, H0L0 – Queens, 7pm, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (3/11) Second Sundays, Deal Casino, Free Puppies Comedy

Around NYC Today (12/10) Musical Theatre Mayhem, Youtube Jukebox

THINGS TO DO Youtube Jukebox, Caveat – LES, 7pm – 9pm That part of the party where everybody takes turns putting on YouTube videos, but at a bar, and on a huge screen. Hosted by Haley Sacks. $5. Musical Theatre Mayhem, QED – Queens, 8:30pm – 10pm Musical theatre nerds unite! Join a night of showtunes and comedy with Maurice Licorish, Blair Dawson, Jes Tom, Hosted … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/10) Musical Theatre Mayhem, Youtube Jukebox

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!