Around NYC Today (7/2) Brazil v Mexico, Comedy at the Grocery, Dunkirk, Bodega

THINGS TO DO

Brazil vs Mexico, House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Avenue – Brooklyn, 9:30am – 2pm

House of Yes will be showing the game on the big screen, serving coffee, mimosas, tacos, brazilian cocktails, and generally making this the most fun World Cup watch party you’ve ever been to in your life. Free. RSVP.

Bryant Park Pilates, Fountain Terrace in Bryant Park, 6th Avenue and 41st Street, 7:30am – 8:30am

Head to Bryant Park for a beginner Pilates class, presented by the Pilates Initiative and Return to Life Center. Mats are provided by Balanced Body and are available to the first 30 attendees at each class. Free.

Herald Square Reading Room, Herald Square, 10am – 5:30pm

Enjoy free use of newspapers and magazines at outdoor Reading Rooms. Located both in Herald Square Park and Park East at One Penn Plaza, Reading Rooms are staffed with a coordinator for recommendations. Free.

West African Dance Class, Pats Lawn in Inwood Hill Park, W. 218th St. & Indian Road, 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Learn the traditional dances unique to West Africa. African dances are largely participatory, with spectators being part of the performance. Free.

 

MUSIC

Bodega, Rough Trade, 64 N. 9th St – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Side Ponytail w/ Andy Haynes (Comedy Central), Fareeha Khan (MTV), David Spector (NY Comedy Festival), Ronnie Fleming (Young Business), James Creelman (SiruisXM), Friends & Lovers, 641 Classon Avenue – Brooklyn, July 2 (Mon.), 8pm, Free.

Comedy at the Grocery w/ Ari Shaffir, Joe Pera, Bobby Kelly, Joyelle Johnson, Mike Recine, Dan Soder, Hosted by Petey De Aubreu, Arlene’s Grocery, 95 Stanton St – LES, 8pm, $5.

Savage: A Comedy Show w/ Natasha Vaynblat (Comedy Central), Matt Barats (The Special Without Brett Davis), Joel Walkowski (Comedy Central), Chloe Radcliffe (TBS Comic to Watch), Christian Polanco (The New York Times), Damian Holmes (Funny Or Die), Fawkner, 191 Smith Street – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

A League of Their Own, Bryant Park Lawn in Bryant Park, 8pm, Free.

Gnomeo and Juliet, Bathgate Playground – Bronx, 8:30pm, Free.

Dunkirk, Walt Whitman Park – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free.

This is Congo (U.S. Theatrical Premiere), Maysles Cinema, 343 Malcolm X Boulevard – Harlem, 9:45pm, $10.

 

ONGOING

Introduction to Meditation, Pats Lawn in Inwood Hill Park, W. 218th St. & Indian Road, Every Monday and Friday until Aug. 31, 7am – 7:45am, Free.

Tour of Gracie Mansion, Gracie Mansion in Carl Schurz Park – Yorkville, Every Monday until Dec. 10, 10am – 10:50; 11am – 11:50am, 5pm – 5:50pm, Free.

Sunset Tai Chi, The Conference House in Conference House Park, 7455 Hylan Blvd -Staten Island, Every Monday until Aug. 27, 7:30pm – 8:45pm, Free.

 

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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 (1/29) Salsa Mondays, Anna Burch, Lovecraft Film Screenings

THINGS TO DO

Salsa Mondays, Boots & Saddle – West Village, 6pm – 8pm

Latin dance instruction from award-winning dancers and music from NYC’s best DJs. Classes start at 6p, party after! Learn Salsa, Hustle, Bachata, Cha-cha-cha, Merengue, Samba, Tango, Rumba, Swing. Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Oceanator, Riverkeeper, Dark Tones, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Haulm, Bedstuy, Marie Kim, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Miracle Sweepstakes, Lakewhales, Sister James, Chris Paine & the Lettertrain, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7pm, $10.

Anna Burch, Rough Trade – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.

Gnarcissists, Latin Punk Jazz, World’s Greatest Detective, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Scarboro, Mary Todd, Huasipungo, Thera Roya, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $7 – $12.

The Winter Sounds, Dares, Unigen, Sunbathe, Bernadette, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

All Kidding Aside, Hosted by Jamie Rabinovitch, Pete’s Candy Store – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Side Ponytail Comedy w/ Jeff Simmermon (The Moth Radio Hour), Liz Hall (Park Slope Comedy Fest), Tim Platt (Comedy Central), Jeff Scheen (Bridgetown Comedy Fest), Brian Mitchell (Bridgetown Comedy Fest), Hosted by Carolyn Busa, Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

There Will Be Hot Girls There Comedy w/ Usama Siddiquee, Isabel Hagen, Claire Parker, Nick Mullen, Nick Alex, Daniel J. Perafan, Michael Miller, The Standing Room – Queens, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Kimberly Dinaro, Remy Kassimir, Michael Harrison, Victoria Hoffman, Cathy Humes, Abby Washuta, The Lantern Comedy Club – Greenwich Village, 7:45pm, $5.

Savage: A Comedy Show w/ Scott Chaplain (Comedy Central), Kenice Mobley (This American Life, 2 Dope queens), Casey James Salengo (Comedy Central Half Hour, Kimmel), Jennie Sutton (Comedy Central), Ginny Hogan (New Yorker, McSweeney’s), Fawkner – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Butterboy w/ Barry Rothbart, Tiff Stevenson, Kendall Farrell, Kenice Mobley, Gibran Saleem, Hosted by Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla and Maeve Higgins, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

 

FILM

Lovecraft Film Screenings, Lovecraft – East Village, 6pm, $5.

 

ONGOING

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Identity, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, 9am – 5pm, Free.

 

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