Around NYC Today (2/20) I’m With Her, Winter Poetry, Astoria Drink and Draw

Bryant Park Reading Room: Winter Poetry with Brooklyn Poets, Kinokuniya Bookstore – Midtown, 6pm – 7:30pm

Contemporary award-winning poets present their most recent work. Kinokuniya Bookstore provides the warm, library-like environment, with shelves stuffed with books where you’ll get to meet other aficionados of poetry. This month’s poets are Jason Koo, Joe Pan, JP Howard, and Vanessa Jimenez Gabb. Poetry readings are on the third Tuesday of each month until April. Free.

Astoria Drink and Draw, QED – Queens, 8:30pm – 10:30pm

On the first Friday and third Tuesdays of every month, Q.E.D. hosts a social drawing event with a focus on figure drawing from a live model. Model poses can range from 30 seconds to 20 minutes. No need to be a pro, stick figures and hand-turkeys are welcome. $8.

 

MUSIC

I’m With Her, Rough Trade – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.

Good Fight, Kali Masi, Vansaders, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8 – $10.

 

COMEDY

Character Select w/ Ashley Gavin (Hulu, FOX), Mercer Morrison (Hass Mercy, Gotham Comedy Club), Sandy Chansamone (The PIT, Stand Up NY), The Lantern Comedy Club – Greenwich Village, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Super Fun! w/ Mark Lawrence, Alia Janine, Camden Pollio, Ben Bergman, No Fun Bar – LES, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

A Night of Comedy to Remember w/ Bardia Salimi, Martin Urbano, Clare O’Kane, Rachel Sennott, Davidson Boswell and Very Romantic Duo. Hosted by Jessy Morner-Ritt and Caroline Yost, Film Noir Cinema – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $5.

 

FILM

Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, Greenbelt Nature Center – Staten Island, 12pm, Free.

Animation Nights New York, The Gutter – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

 

Black History Month: A Celebration of the Blues Exhibition, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Tuesday to Saturday until Feb. 24, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Identity, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until Feb. 23, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Learn Indian Classical Dance, Indian Consulate – UES, Every Tuesday, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

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Around NYC Today (1/21) Other Music Monthly, The Fantastic Voyage, Too Soon?

THINGS TO DO

The Fantastic Voyage Opening Reception, Freshkills Park Studio + Gallery – Staten Island, 2pm – 4pm

Stefani Bardin and Assaf Tamir’s “The Fantastic Voyage” is an immersive installation exploring the role of food production in our personal health and the health of the environment. The multimedia and living installation displays footage from the first-ever human subject trial using the Pill Cam gastroenterology device. Free.

 

MUSIC

Rest Ashore (Unofficial Album Drop!), Danny Christmas, Hah, Dreampup, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

Other Music Monthly, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

Citris, Rats Mouth, Naked Hugs, José Díaz Rohena, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Reverberation Radio Presents: Dance Party, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free. RSVP.

 

COMEDY

Comedy At The Knitting Factory w/ Will Miles, Clark Jones, Kenny DeForest, Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free.

Frank Liotti, Jay Jurden, Amanda Gail and Lee Valentin, Hosted by Jen Lap and Jimmy Schatz, Cornelia Street Café – West Village,6pm, Free, RSVP.

Too Soon? Comedy w/ Erik Bergstrom, Rachel Sennott, Lucien Formichella, Andres Mallipudi. Lindsay Theisen, Chris Hamilton, Sensei Gallery Bar – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

It Takes A Village Comedy w/ Ian Fidance, Jack Byram. Andrew Manning, Kendall Farrell, Kate Willett, Hosted By CJ Browne, The Lantern Comedy Club – Greenwich Village, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Dead Nation (Part of New York Jewish Film Festival), Water Reade Theater – UWS, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Il Casanova (1976), Film Noir Cinema – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

ONGOING

Winter Workspace Drop-In Sunday (Artists in Session are Tomie Arai, Camille Hoffman, Pedro Ramirez, Jessica Rohrer, Jean Shin and Austin Thomas), Glyndor Gallery in Wave Hill – Bronx, Every Sunday until January 24, 2018, 1pm – 3pm, $8 for adults, $4 for students and seniors.

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields, Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant’s Gate, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.