Around NYC Today (4/22) Earth Fest Celebration, Spring Awakening, Rumours

THINGS TO DO

Upper West Side Kids Clothing Swap, JCC Manhattan – UWS, 10am – 2pm

Bring clean, reusable, and portable children’s clothing, shoes, and accessories that you no longer need, and take home something new-to-you, free! You don’t have to bring something to take something. Free.

LUNGS 4th Annual Spring Awakening 2018, El Jardin Del Paraiso – East Village, 11:30am – 4pm

Join LUNGS – Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens on Earth Day for the 4th Annual Spring Awakening parade and party in the Lower East Side to welcome spring and celebrate the opening of their community gardens. Spring Awakening is a touch of Mardi Gras, a taste of charivari, mudballs and seed swaps.

Beginning at 11:30 a.m., everyone will march from garden to garden around the neighborhood, visiting 20 gardens, and arriving about 1:30 p.m. at El Jardin del Paraiso Community Garden, where there will be music, refreshments, environmental workshops, games and other events. Free.

25th Annual Earth Fest Celebration, Playground for All Children in Pelham Bay Park – Bronx, 12pm – 3pm

Enjoy a day that includes a volunteer project, a sensory garden, environmental displays, arts and crafts, music, a live performance, and more. Free.

Tulip Time, Queens Botanical Garden, 12pm – 5:30pm

Celebrate spring during the peak of tulip season. See over 20,000 bulbs. Featuring music by Emily Asher’s Garden Party. Happy Hour between 4pm to 5:30pm.

Earth Day Celebration, El Garden – Brooklyn, 1pm – 7pm

Enjoy a spring day of seed ball making, seed starting, and a community picnic! Bring a dish to share; everyone is welcome. Free.

Balancing Yin and Yang: The Place of Chinese Philosophy in Garden Construction, Chinese Scholar’s Garden, 2pm – 6pm

This lecture, a collaboration between Snug Harbor Education and the CUNY College of Staten Island’s East Asian Studies Department, takes a look at how traditional Chinese ideas are embodied in the NY Chinese Scholar’s Garden. After the presentation, tour the garden to see these concepts and design elements in action. $10 for adults, $5 students and seniors.

Devialet Presents Record Listening: Fleetwood Mac Rumours, National Sawdust – Brooklyn, 7pm

The National Sawdust hosts a record listening event like you’ve never heard before—experience Fleetwood Mac’s Rumors album on Devialet’s Phantom speakers: the audio technology of choice for Beyoncé and Jay-Z. Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Snakeskin, Crazy Pills, Drug Pizza, Virginia and the Woolves, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Junius Karr, Snakeboy, Hit Like A Girl, Figure Eight, Fox Hollow (cellar), Brooklyn Bazaar, 7:30pm, $10.

Bookworms, Searmanas, Jon G, Datatek, Visuals by RATHSKELLER, H0L0 – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

The Slim Kings, New Myths, Mercury Lounge – LES, 8pm, $10.

OLDSPORT, Pacific Radio, Mercury Lounge – LES, 5:30pm, $10.

Bueno, Spring Onion, Human People, Long Neck, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8 – $10.

 

COMEDY

Greetings From Florida w/ Mike Lawrence (South Florida), Andrew Collin (Palm Beach), Milly Tamarez (Hollywood, FL), Paul Schissler (Titusville), Soo Ra (Miami), Jared Waters (Tampa), Hosted by Liz Magee (Orlando) and Paul Julmeus (Miami), QED – Queens, 8pm, $5.

Cat Alvarado (Hilarious), Edward Farrell (New York Comedy Festival), Michael Verdi (New York Comedy), Old Man Hustle – LES, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields, Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant’s Gate, Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday until April 17, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (4/14) Palehound, Henry V, That Good Good, The Killing Joke

THINGS TO DO

That Good Good, The Footlight – Queens, 7pm – 9pm

That Good Good is a night of comedy and music hosted by Julienne Jones where you can laugh and cry and get sloshed and walk away knowing that you contributed to something GOOD. For the April edition of That Good Good, all proceeds will be going to Brain & Behavior Research Foundation. Featuring comedians Pat Regan, Farah Brook, Tim Platt and Eudora Peterson. Music by LIL FREX, Maya Sharpe, Joanna Teters, Josh Roberts, Nick Marks and Stefan Haerle. $10 – $15.

Public Theater Mobile Unit presents Henry V, Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center – Bronx, 1pm – 2:30pm

Obie Award-winning director Robert O’Hara (Bootycandy, The Brother/Sister Plays (Part 2) brings a warring King and his band of brothers to communities all across New York with Mobile Unit’s spring production of Henry V. RSVP by emailing bronxacf@parks.nyc.gov .

Art in the Garden: Hope Closing Reception, Queens Botanical Garden, 2pm – 4pm

Meet the artist behind Hope, Laura Fantini, and enjoy one last look at the exhibit. Free with garden admission.

 

MUSIC

Palehound, Weaves, pinkcaravan!, Crosslegged, Barnard Quad – UWS, 12pm, Free.

Afternoon Men, Bailey Outerbridge, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7pm, $10.

Arc Waves, Rvby My Dear, Oracle Room, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Riot Antigone, Choked Up, Lady Bits, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

LionDub, DJ Squake, INNA K, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 11:59pm, $10.

Meek is murder, Mary Todd, Drive-By Bukkake, Wreath of Tongues, Brooklyn Bazaar, 7pm, $10.

The Katy, Dave Jones, Rebecca Ryskalczyk, MELTRICKnoiz, The Footlight – Queens, 2pm, $8.

 

COMEDY

End of the Line w/ Patrick Holbert, Peter Revello, Henry Sir, Sam Grittner, Andrea Shapiro, Sam Mushman, QED – Queens, 9:30pm, $8 – $10.

Popped Collar Comedy w/ Dave Sirus, Peter Revello, Rachel McCartney, Guitler Raphael, Sallie Smith-Fitch, Dan Wickes, Hosted by Jimmy Peoples, The Platform – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Grill on the Hill Comedy w/ Petey DeAbreu (Comedy Central, The Hope of The Hood Podcast), Randy Syphax (Late-night with Jimmy Fallon, Montreal’s Just For Laughs), Alex Babbit (HBO’s All def Comedy), Abby Rosenquist (Montreal’s Just For Laughs), 1624 Amsterdam Avenue – Harlem, 8pm, $10.

The Killing Joke w/ Mike Recine (Comedy Central), Dina Hashem (Conan), Sam Evans (Just for Laughs), Fareeha Khan (MTV), Nasser Khan (Bridgetown), Pine Box Rock Shop – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

The Bronx-La Villette Exhibition: Matteo Pellegrinuzzi, Poe Park Visitor Center – Bronx, Every Tuesday to Saturday until April 28, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Immigrants: The Roots of Innovation, H.H. Biddle House in Conference House Park – Staten Island, 12pm – 3pm, Free.

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields, Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant’s Gate, Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday until April 17, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.

Union Square Walking Tour, Meet in front of Barnes and Noble (33 East 17th Street), 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (2/4) Super Bowl Party, The Danube, Paul Bergmann, Happy Hour

THINGS TO DO

Super Bowl Party, Brooklyn Bazaar, 6:30pm – 11:30pm

Rockaway Beach Mexican joint Super Burrito is hosting a Super Bowl party. Watch the game on the big screen while eating 50 cent wings. Free. RSVP.

Bayside Stop ‘N’ Swap, Korean Community Services – Queens, 12pm – 3pm

At Stop ‘N’ Swaps, New Yorkers bring items they no longer need and find things that are new to them. Stop ‘N’ Swaps encourage reuse, build community, and reduce the waste NYC sends to landfills. Bring clean, reusable, gently-used portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, and toys that you no longer need, and take home something new to you, free! You don’t have to bring something to take something. Free.

Winter Workspace Drop-In Sunday, Glyndor Gallery in Wave Hill – Bronx, 1pm – 3pm

Artists in the Winter Workspace program share their studio practice with visitors on this Drop-In Sunday. Artists in Session are Tomie Arai, Camille Hoffman, Pedro Ramirez, Jessica Rohrer, Jean Shin and Austin Thomas. Free with admission to the grounds. Admission is $8 for adults, $4 for students and seniors.

Pedro Infante, Cien Años Pienso En Ti, iD Studio Theater – Bronx, 4pm – 6pm

Pedro Infante, Cien Años Pienso En Ti, a one-act play in Spanish with music, offers a new twist on the life of Mexican immigrants living al otro lado. Free. RSVP.

The Danube, The Actors Studio – West Midtown, 2pm – 3:30pm

The Theater and Climate Change series continues with Maria Irene Fornes’ The Danube. The play starts in Budapest, Hungary in 1938 and “soon departs from chronological realism.” Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Paul Bergmann, Dougie Poole, New Love Crowd, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Violets are Wet, Dinowalrus, Jade Helm, Mercury Lounge – LES, 8pm, $10.

Ryan Egan, Saint Marilyn, Parrot Dream, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

The Koran Agan Trio, St. Mazie Bar and Supper Club – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Happy Hour Comedy w/ Lance Weiss, Brett Druck, James Myers, Gianmarco Soresi, Josh Accardo, Chris Griggs, Joseph Vecsey, Kelsey Claire Hagen, Madelein Smith, John Saponaro, Zack Hammond, Eastville Comedy Club – East Village, 6pm, $0 – $8.

 

ONGOING

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour, Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61s t Street – Midtown, 2pm – 3pm, Free.

Seasonal Garden Tours, Queens Botanical Garden – Queens, First weekend of each month, 1pm – 2pm, Free.

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

THINGS TO DO

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.

 

MUSIC

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.

 

COMEDY

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.

 

ONGOING

‘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 (1/6) Dolly Parton Party, La Befana, Nerd is the New Black

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.

La Befana, Building P in Sug Harbor Cultural Center – Staten Island, 2pm – 4pm

La Befana is one of Italy’s oldest holiday traditions. La Befana is known to bring gifts to children at the close of the holiday season. According to legend, she was visited by the three wise men in search of the Christ child. She declined their invitation to join them but later regretted her decision and set off on her own, giving gifts to all children in case one was the Christ child. Enjoy an afternoon of special activities at Snug Harbor, including making your own La Befana and learning a traditional Italian dance. $10 for adults, $5 for kids.

 

MUSIC

Lion’s Cage, Seminals, PPL, Death Dealer, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $10.

Tacoma Narrows, A Valley Son, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8 – $10.

Happy Birthday Dolly Parton Party w/ Doll Parts, Fantasy Grandma, Darlinda Just Darlinda, Lady Quesa’Dilla, Calcuttabitch, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

DJ Party, DJ Colleen Crumbcake (East Village Radio), Union Hall – Brooklyn, 11:59pm, Free.

Trinary System (Misson of Burma’s Roger Miller), Munic Hoof, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Trigger Play Comedy w/ Pranav Behari, Ian Hunt, Kat Radley, Crystian F Ramirez, Usama Siddiquee, Neruda Williams, Pine Box Rock Shop – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Nerd is the New Black w/ Francis Ellis (Barstool Comedy), Pedro Gonzalez (Boston Comedy Festival 2017 Finalist),  Sonya Vai (World Series of Comedy Festival), Fredrick Goldstein (NPR), Saurin Choksi (Brown Privilege Comedy), Hosted by Calvin Cato (Time Out NY), QED – Queens, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

High Line Winter Tour, Gansevoort Plaza at the High Line, Every Saturday until Feb. 24, 12pm – 12:45pm, 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, Until January 7, (Mon to Sat – 10 am to 8pm; Sun – 11am to 7pm), Free. RSVP.

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

 

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