Around NYC Today (10/10) Midsummer Night’s Dream, Captured Tracks, Profiled

THINGS TO DO Public Theater Mobile Unit: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard – Brooklyn, 11:30am – 1pm This fall, a classic New York City block party becomes the enchanted setting where fairies work their mischief in Shakespeare’s beloved play A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Acclaimed director Jenny Koons takes you to the royal wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta, where a celebratory play is being … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/10) Midsummer Night’s Dream, Captured Tracks, Profiled

Around NYC Today (8/22) Comedy of Errors, Interpol Listening Party, Up

THINGS TO DO Bryant Park Author: TV Writers Gone Novelists, Reading Room in Bryant Park, 12:30pm – 1:45pm TV writers gone novelists discuss the differences between writing a novel and for television. Featuring Peter Blauner, the author of Sunrise Highway and writer for Law & Order and Blue Bloods; Seth Greenland, the author of The Hazards of Good Fortuneand writer for Big Love; Kevin Fox, author of Until the Next Time and writer for Law & Order and Lie to … Continue reading Around NYC Today (8/22) Comedy of Errors, Interpol Listening Party, Up

Around NYC Today (8/3) Press Play Fair, #TotallyPublicKaraoke, Against Me!

THINGS TO DO New York Euripides Summer Festival Presents ‘Suppliants,’ The East River Park Amphitheater in John V. Lindsay East River Park – LES, 6pm – 7:30pm Enjoy a fully-staged production of Suppliants by the American Thymele Theatre. Suppliants follows widows and children of war victims who go to Eleusis, near Athens, to seek justice and permission to bury their dead heroes. Free. The Winter’s Tale – South Brooklyn Shakepeare, Washington Park … Continue reading Around NYC Today (8/3) Press Play Fair, #TotallyPublicKaraoke, Against Me!

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

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

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 – … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/29) Salsa Mondays, Anna Burch, Lovecraft Film Screenings