Around NYC Today (12/22) Ugly Sweater Party, La La Land, Oculus Holiday Market

THINGS TO DO

Ugly Sweater Holiday Party, Koneko – LES, 5pm – 9pm

Cat café Koneko hosts an ugly sweater holiday party. Ugliest sweater wins a prize. Mulled wine, peppermint hot chocolate, homemade cookies and cute cats in abundant supply. Free.

Holidays at the Highbridge, Highbridge Park – Washington Heights, 6pm – 8pm

Celebrate the holidays by making ornaments, building gingerbread houses and drinking hot cocoa. All while supplies last. Free.

 

MUSIC

Grass Is Green, Ovlov, Littlefoot, Anna Altman, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Community Service with Shawn Dub, Butter, Carlos Sanchez, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free.

Electric Feel Dance Party w/ DJ Gina Bon Jersey, DJ Jordan Stern, Bowery Electric – LES, 11pm, $10.

Joseph King & The Mad Crush, RANN, Petal Crush, Moist Ahoy, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7pm, $10.

Spectre Folk, Twigs of Sister Tomorrow, Kyle Forester, Union Pool –Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

DJ MopTop, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Homespun Comedy, Hosted by Jessica Watkins, QED – Queens, 9:30pm, $7.

Cross the Bridge Comedy, Artichoke’s Basille Pizza – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free, RSVP.

Roddy MacInnes (New York Comedy Club), Edward Farrell (Edward Farrell’s Diet Coke Reviews on Yelp), Rachel Joan (New York Comedy Festival), Ray Gootz (Carolines), Chewy May (Stand Up NY), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

QED Presents w/ Derek Humphrey, Carole Montgomery, Emma Willmann, QED – Queens, 7:30pm, $10.

AfroLaffs Stand-Up Comedy and Afrobeats Dance Party w/ Alex Carabano (Apollo Comedy Hour), Jason Scoop (MTV’S Wildin’ Out ), Kevin Iso (Comedy Central’s Adam Devine House Party), Chris James (VH1 Single Ladies), Hosted by Mistah Thrillah (UCB, Wendy Williams Show, Above Average), Buka – Brooklyn, 9:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

La La Land, NY Public Library Mulberry Street Branch – SoHo, 12:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Little Shop of Horrors, Juan Morel Campos School of the Arts – Brooklyn, 12:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Viva Las Vegas (1964), NY Public Library Mulberry Street Branch – SoHo, 2:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

35th Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until January 5, 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, Until January 7, (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.

Arts and Crafts Fair, Alice Austen Park – Staten Island, Until Dec. 25, 11am -5pm, Free.

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.

Columbus Circle Holiday Market, Columbus Circle – 59th Street and Central Park West, Until Dec. 24, (Mon. to Sat. – 10m to 9pm; Sun. – 10am to 8pm), Free.

Holiday Market at the Oculus, Westfield World Trade Center – Lower Manhattan, Until January 2, 9am to 9pm, Free.

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Around NYC Today (12/20) Hack City Comedy, Tale First Anniversary, Pitchfork

THINGS TO DO

Tale: Holiday Edition, KGB Bar – East Village, 9:30pm – 12:30am

Storytelling podcast Tale is celebrating its first year anniversary at The Red Room. Featuring Gastor Almonte (Comedy Central), Harmon Leon (Vice, This American Life), Glen Heroy (20-year Macy’s Santa), Trish Parry (Smut Slam), Music by Tahlia Robinson (UCB), Red Room above KGB Bar – East Village, 9:30pm, $7.

 

MUSIC

Pitchfork Presents: The Edge of ’17, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10 suggested donation.

Stone Films NYC + Cult Of Individuality Holiday Bash w/ DJ Michael Alago, Borgo Pass, Bowery Electric – LES, 7:30pm, Free.

The Chordaes, Nina Lee, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

Motion Studies, The Flag, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

Mishka Shubaly, Timo Eliis, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Brooklynite Choir, The Foxy Johnstons, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Hack City Comedy w/ Nick Callas (Carolines on Broadyway), Ayanna Dookie (BET), Tori Piskin (Refinery 29), Drew Anderson (NPR), Aminah Imani (Wine Before Nine), Special guest Jon Laster (Comedy Cellar, Stand Up NBC Finalist), Black Cat – LES, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

The So-So Show w/ Molly Brown, Jonathan Schuta, Madelein Smith, Hosted by Ryan Ciewiz and Tim Heintz, Muchmore’s – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.

DoublePlusGood Comedy w/ Aparna Nancherla (Netflix’s ‘Master of None’; Comedy Central Half-Hour; Conan), Sharron Paul (IFC’s Neurotic; Lady Parts Justice; Cheap Date Comedy), Jacqueline Novak (Comedy Central’s Half-Hour; The Late Late show; Author ‘How To Weep In Public’), CW Headley (Gotham Comedy Club; Stand-Up NY; PlayerOne), Hosted by Ben Asher (New York Comedy Festival; Iceland Comedy Festival headliner; Caroline’s), Salzy – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Too Many Cooks w/ hosted by Samantha Ruddy (Night Train with Wyatt Cenac), Luke Touma (Sirius XM), JP McDade (Just For Laughs), Jordan Temple (Hidden Fences, Showtime), Dina Hashem (Comedy Central), Lucky Jack’s – LES, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Roddy MacInnes (New York Comedy Festival), Caitlin Peluffo (Seeso), Edward Farrell (Edward Farrell’s Diet Coke Reviews), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Do The Right Thing, New York City Baha’i Center – East Village, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

35th Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until January 5, 9am – 5pm. Free.

Free Day at the Bronx Zoo, Bronx Zoo, Every Wednesday, 10am – 4:30pm, Free.

Shape Up Yoga Meditation, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Wed. until Dec. 27, 9:30am – 10:30am, Free.

Learn Basic Sign Language, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Wednesday until Dec. 27, 10:45am – 11:30am. Free.

Bryant Park Public Tours, Josephine Shaw Memorial Fountain in Bryant Park, Every Wednesday until Dec. 27, 11am – 12pm. 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.

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

Arts and Crafts Fair, Alice Austen Park – Staten Island, Until Dec. 25, 11am -5pm, Free.

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.

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Around NYC Today (11/27), Winter’s Eve, There Will Be Hot Girls There, Savage

Winter’s Eve, Dante Park – UWS, 5:30pm – 9pm

Lincoln Square’s sidewalks and public spaces will come alive with music, performers, processional groups, jugglers and stilt-walkers. Also, over 30 Lincoln Square’s restaurants will offer food tastings at nominal cost ($1 to $4) at three separate outdoor locations from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Free.

 

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.

Arts and Crafts Fair, Alice Austen Park – Staten Island, Until Dec. 25, 11am -5pm, Free.

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

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.

 

FILM

The So-So You Don’t Know: Episode 3 Premiere, Lovecraft – East Village, 6pm, $5.

 

MUSIC

Cloak, Natur, Chain, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Dead Jetsetter, Airplane Mode, Quinton Smith & The Company, Bowery Electric – LES, 7:30pm, $8 – $10.

Funny Moms, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Ghostly Times, Dancer, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

Les Bicyclettes Blanches, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $9.

Riley Pinkerton, Mima Good, Noy Markel, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Reverend Vince Anderson and the Love Choir, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 10:30pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

There Will Be Hot Girls There w/ Roddy MacInnes (NY Comedy Festival), Kevin Berry (Park Slope Comedy Festival), Rachel Lenihan (The Chris Gethard Show), Bret Raybould (SF Sketchfest), Claire Parker (Sirius), Brian Park (College Humor), Khalid A. Rahmaan (Brooklyn Comdedy Festival), The Standing Room – Queens, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

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

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

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

 

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Around NYC Today (10/22), Halloween Market at House of Yes, Hari Kondabolu

Ashley Gavin and Simon Taylor at Three of Cups
Ashley Gavin and Simon Taylor at Three of Cups

THINGS TO DO

Yogathon, Ocean Breeze Park – Staten Island, 11am – 1pm

Take a moment for yourself and learn to relax through the calming words and movements of Ocean Breeze yoga instructors. This event will bring together all levels of yoga participants and provide an atmosphere of learning and collaboration. Free.

Studio Museum Book Market, Studio Museum in Harlem, 12pm – 6pm

Last day of Studio Museum’s Book Market. Buy a bag and fill it up: an entire tote bag full of books is just $20. A huge selection of Museum publications, including artists’ books, catalogues, posters, and vintage publications will be available. In addition, past and current issues of Studio magazine and Harlem Postcards will be available for free. Free.

Boutique Bazaar: Halloween Market, House of Yes – Brooklyn, 1pm – 7pm

Boutique Bazaar brings you seasonal jewelry, crafts, vintage, handmade goods, arts, textiles, festival wear, costumes, lingerie, menswear and more. Grab drinks at our bar and cruise the hand-picked artisan selections with a cocktail in hand. Free. RSVP.

 

FILM

Carrie (1976), McCarren Park – Brooklyn, 6:15pm, Free.

Evil Anime Movie Night, Babycastles – Chelsea, 7pm, Free.

 

MUSIC

Jonah Matranga, Meghann Wright, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6pm, $10 – $12.

Covey, Jill Peacock, George Woods, Emily Claman, Pianos – LES, 7pm, $8.

ELSZ, Stranger Cat, Riki Stevens, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Horse Torso, Soghost, Zevious, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Lady the Beard, Nighttime, Samuel Campoli, Maybe the Welder, The Footlight – Queens, 8pm, $8.

Las Hormiguitas, Pleasure Motel, Country Grits & The Dicks, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Superblonde, Thurn & Taxis, The Maethro, The Unconditional Love, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

The Social Animals, I Am Strikes, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Oogee Wawa, Bumpin’ Uglies, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9pm, $10 – $12.

 

COMEDY

Easy Buckets Comedy feat. Bob Kitson, Momoh Pujeh, Malorie Bryant, Ahmed Vallejos, Dave Lester, Rebecca’s – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

New Neighbors: A Harlem Comedy Show, Silvana, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Smart Alec Stand Up Festival feat. Andrew Shiavone, Remy Germinario, Greg and Rob, Gianmarco Soresi, Daniella Leifer, Chris Barnes, Robb Coles, Olga Namer, Gracie Cannan, Lee Johnson, Caveat – LES, 7pm, $10.

Too Soon? Comedy Night feat. Yedoye Travis, Erica Spera, Olivia Grace, Kenny Warren, Wyatt Feegrado, Malia Sias, Chris Hamilton, 135 Eldridge St. – LES, 7:45pm, Free, RSVP.

Hari Kondabolu’s New Material Night, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 8pm and 10pm, $7.

Edward Farrell (Bartender), Sam Rubinoff (Hilarious), Hosted by Roddy MacInnes (New York Comedy Club), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Ashley Gavin (NBC’s Stand Up for Diversity, Comedy Central Comics to Watch, Simon Taylor (Tonight Show with Jay Leno) – One Night Only, Three of Cups – East Village, 8pm, $10.

 

 

ONGOING

Cunningham Park Farmers Market, Cunningham Park – Queens, Every Sunday until Nov. 19, 9am – 2pm, Free.

Sunday Farmers Market, Hattie Carthan Community Garden – Brooklyn), 9am-2pm, Free.

The Amazing Maize Maze, Queens Farm Park, Every Sat. and Sun. until Oct. 29, 11am – 4:30pm, $10 for adults, $5 for kids.

Women With Wings Art Exhibit, Maggie’s Garden and Friendship Garden – Sugar Hill, Every Saturday and Sunday until Oct. 31,  2pm – 4pm, Free.

Eating Bitterness Art Exhibit, 384 Broadway (Tribeca), Until Oct. 27, Tuesday to Friday 2pm – 8pm, Weekends 11am to 7pm, Free.

Gettin’ Wet with Miss Guy: The Photography of Guy Furrow, Art-on-A (East Village), Until Nov. 2, Free.

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