Around NYC Today (5/22) Gold Comedy, Karaoke Reading, Cardio Dance Class

THINGS TO DO Feria Internacional del Libro Cruzando Puentes, Poe Park Visitor Center – Bronx, 11am – 1pm Facilitated by Spanish writer Juan Navidad, Books Crossing Bridges brings over 20 international writers for a Q and A. Free. Bryant Park Poetry, Reading Room – Bryant Park, 7pm – 8:30pm Sit under the park’s London Plane trees and enjoy award-winning poetry by established and emerging poets … Continue reading Around NYC Today (5/22) Gold Comedy, Karaoke Reading, Cardio Dance Class

Around NYC Today (4/26) Everything is Falling Apart, Poem in Your Pocket Day

THINGS TO DO Bryant Park Poem in Your Pocket Day, Reading Room in Bryant Park, 10:30am – 1:30pm Student poets share their work at the 16th annual citywide Poem in Your Pocket Day. Free. Mekong Group Music Class, Poe Park Visitor Center – Bronx, 3:30pm – 4:30pm Mekong Arts and Music (MAM) will be teaching a beginner’s course of Dan Tranh, a 16-string Vietnamese zither. … Continue reading Around NYC Today (4/26) Everything is Falling Apart, Poem in Your Pocket Day

Around NYC Today (4/19) Home Front, Bomb Shelter Comedy, George Braith

THINGS TO DO Home Front, Old Stone House in J.J. Byrne Playground – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9pm Home Front brings together six artists whose work explores public and private acts of strength and resistance by women in times of social or political upheaval. A prevailing theme is the idea of home itself, and, by extension, preserving associated cultural and familial traditions, as a political act in … Continue reading Around NYC Today (4/19) Home Front, Bomb Shelter Comedy, George Braith

Around NYC Today (4/12) Julia Santoli, Aeolus Quartet, Trobadour, Unwashed

THINGS TO DO Julia Santoli: Siren Sore, Issue Project – Brooklyn, 8pm Julia Santoli opens her 2018 ISSUE residency with the premiere of two new works within her Siren Sore cycle: a mutant project of myriad form manifesting as visual project, recording album, and live performance through genre-crossing collaborations. Santoli describes the work as retaining the narrative accessibility of song structures, but melding with the … Continue reading Around NYC Today (4/12) Julia Santoli, Aeolus Quartet, Trobadour, Unwashed

Around NYC Today (4/5) David Bowie Is, $2.50 Carousel Ride, Quiescence, Azieb

THINGS TO DO $2.50 Carousel Ride, Audubon Center at the Boathouse in Prospect Park – Brooklyn, 12pm – 5pm Celebrate the start of spring with a first ride of the year on the park’s beloved 1912 carousel. $2.50 per ride, $11.50 for five tickets. Kerouac International Festival, Instituto Cervantes – Midtown East, 7pm – 9pm The Kerouac Festival is an international event that started in … Continue reading Around NYC Today (4/5) David Bowie Is, $2.50 Carousel Ride, Quiescence, Azieb

Around NYC Today (3/29) Bomb Shelter Comedy, Mekong Music Class, Will Rawls

THINGS TO DO Mekong Group Music Class, Poe Park Visitor Center – Bronx, 3:30pm – 4:30pm Mekong Arts and Music (MAM) will be teaching a beginner’s course of Dan Tranh, a 16-string Vietnamese zither. Free. Portraits of the Brazil Amazon, One Planet One Future – Hamilton Heights, 6:45pm – 9:30pm Documentary photographer Jeanny Tsai will show images she shot in multiple indigenous communities in the … Continue reading Around NYC Today (3/29) Bomb Shelter Comedy, Mekong Music Class, Will Rawls