Around NYC Today (4/11) Animation Nights New York, Henry V, Fancy Show

THINGS TO DO

Public Theater Mobile Unit presents Henry V, Roy Wilkins Recreation Center – Queens, 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 vivian.jett@parks.nyc.gov .

The Bowery — Past, Present & Future on NYC’s Oldest Street, Cooper Union’s Frederick P. Rose Auditorium – East Village, 6:30pm – 8pm

Native American footpath, Dutch farm road, and site of NYC’s first free Black settlement, the Bowery stretches 1.25 miles from Chatham Square to Cooper Square. It was an early hub for the working class, gangs, gays, and immigrants. It has seminal links to dance, theater, baseball, streetcars, modern tattooing, Stephen Foster, Irving Berlin, Abe Lincoln, and Harry Houdini. In the 20th century, it helped launch Abstract Expressionism, Beat Literature, and punk rock. It is one of NYC’s most architecturally diverse streets, home to its oldest brick house and more. Now, it’s one of America’s most endangered historic streetscapes. This program includes an illustrated talk by David Mulkins, vintage songs by Poor Baby Bree, and an interview with architectural historian Kerri Culhane, celebrating 5 years of the Bowery’s listing on the National Register of Historic Places. Free. RSVP.

Animation Nights New York, WeWork Dumbo Heights – Brookyln, 8pm – 10pm

Animation Nights New York is a monthly curated screening of Animated Short films from all around the world. Beer and wine are on offer. Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Kyle Forester, Cheap Sneakers, Pickled Onion, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

The Big Pink, Uni, BB TAY VEE, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Dan Abraham, LUECK, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

Schmave, Grampfather, Shred Flintstone, Necter, The Footlight – Queens, 7:30pm, $8.

The Collection, The Westward Movement, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

The Fancy Show w/ Megan Gailey (Conan), Django Gold (Colbert), Jacob Williams (Colbert), Josh Gondelman (Last Week Tonight), Hosted by Shalewa Sharpe (Tonight Show), The Douglass – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Comedians You Should Know w/ Ronny Chieng (The Daily Show), Drew Michael (Comedy Central), Megan Gailey (Comedy Central), Chanel Ali (Seeso’s Night Train), Ryan Schutt (2 Dope Queens), Stavros Halkias (You Know What Dude), David Drake (CYSK), Hosted by Mike Lebovitz, The Gutter – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $5.

Backfat Variety w/ Dave Hill (Author of Dave Hill Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, as seen on Comedy Central, Samantha Bee, @midnight), Adam Wade (20-time Moth Storyslam Champ, as heard on The Moth Radio Hour), Marie Faustin (from The Unofficial Experts Podcast), All Female Reboot (the sketch group that reimagines popular movies with female casts), Sarh Kenedy (writer for Reductress), Union Hall – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Exhibition: Natural Impact, Arsenal in Central Park, 6pm – 8pm, Free.

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

 

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Around NYC Today (4/3) Loud Laughs, Stargazing, Henry V, Tyrannosaurus

THINGS TO DO

Public Theater Mobile Unit presents Henry V, Roy Wilkins Recreation Center – Queens, 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 cultureartsfun@parks.nyc.gov .

Stargazing, The High Line at 14th Street – Chelsea, 6:45pm – 9:30pm

Head to the High Line for a walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars. Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights. Free.

 

MUSIC

2 Ambiguous Figures, Miserable Chillers, Din-R, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

The Lovelace Band, Josh Weidmann’s Shaking Trees, Kane Dulaney, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Les Lullies, True Confessions, The Daddies, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

Skull Practitioners, Casey Neill & The Norway Rats, Disturbed Furniture, The Hipp Pipps, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8 – $10.

 

COMEDY

Tyrannosaurus w/ Henry Sir (CBC), Mike Szar (Gilda’s Laughfest), Diego Attanasio (Beast Village Comedy Festival), Molly Kornfeld (Boston Comedy Festival), R’A’R Bar – Queens, April 3 (Tues.), 9pm, Free.

Loud Laughs Comedy w/ Richie Redding (MTV, Last Comic Standing), Larry Beyah (Gotham AXS TV, The Unmovers Optimum), Casey Balsham (Carolines, Gotham AXS TV), Jatty Robinson (Wilding Out, FOX Laughs), Suraiyah Ortiz (Comic Strip Live, NY Comedy Club), Carlos Garcia (Broadway Comedy Club), Lee Valentin (CollegeHumor, Stand Up NY, Comic Strip Live), Jaron Young (Cinderblock Comedy Festival, NY Comedy Club), Whispers – UWS, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Comedy at the Corner w/ Charles McBee (Wild N Out), Chrissie Mayr (Hulu), Mookie Thompson (Everything’s For Sale on Complex), Hanna Dickinson (TruTV), Andrew Casertano (BK Comedy Fest), Meno Fernandez, Hosted by Keenan Steiner (NY Comedy Festival), Hungry Ghost – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 31, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

Exhibition: Natural Impact, Arsenal in Central Park, 6pm – 8pm, Free.

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park, East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue – UES, Every day except Wednesday until March 31, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.

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

 

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Around NYC Today (2/7) Antigone, Jimmy Hill and the Allstarz Band, Luke Null

THINGS TO DO

Drawing at the H.H. Biddle House, Conference House Park – Staten Island, 10am – 1pm

Explore and enhance your artistic abilities. Expand your skills with new techniques and mediums. Create intimate drawings of window views out of the historic H. H. Biddle House in Conference House Park. Materials will be provided. For beginners and non-beginners. Free. RSVP by sending an email to francis.gessner@parks.nyc.gov .

Dance Away the Night, Highbridge Park – Washington Heights, 6pm – 8pm

Strictly Tango’s popular Tango class is coming to Highbridge! Join a celebration of Milonga, a fast paced version of Tango. All levels are welcome for dance instruction and open dance. The founder of Strictly Tango, Sergio Segura, will lead the class. Free. RSVP by sending an email to trevor.merk@parks.nyc.gov .

Reenactment, BRIC – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9pm

Performances by Reenactment artists Maria Hupfield and Alicia Grullón, followed by a discussion moderated by Harry Weil, Manger of Programs at Green-Wood Cemetery. Electric Prop and Hum Freestyle Variations Studio is a twenty-minute performance piece by Hupfield, presented in collaboration with fellow BRICworkspace artist-in-residence, Tusia Dabrowska. The multi-media performance incorporates scored and un-scored movement, sound, and vocalizations to intervene in BRIC’s gallery. Free. RSVP.

Antigone in Parkchester, New York Public Library – Parkchester Branch, 11am – 1pm

Antigone in Parkchester is a free, interactive performance of scenes from Sophocles’ Antigone, an ancient play about a woman who decides to honor her brother and disobey the state, presented in English with Bengali interpretation. Each performance is followed by a powerful audience discussion in English and Bengali about gender equality, allyship, and justice. Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Uta Habbig, Club Bonafide – Midtown, 7:30pm, $10.

Jimmy Hill and the Allstarz Band, Roy Wilkins Recreation Center – Queens, 1pm, Free.

SOFT FANGS, Wild Pink, Pom Pom Squad, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

The Warhawks, The Nuclears, Not Amused, Edna, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Comedians You Should Know w/ Luke Null (SNL), Andy Haynes (Conan), Nore Davis (Comedy Central), Jessica Michelle Singleton (Ignorance is #Blessed), Brian Babylon (NPR), Mike Lebovitz (Last Comic Standing), Hosted by Jeff Steinbrunner, The Gutter – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $5.

Thick Wit Comedy w/ Chloe Radcliffe (TBS Comics to Watch), Ja-Ron Young (Cinderblock Comedy Festival), Kenice Mobley (Bridgetown Comedy Festival), Jeffrey Emerson (Lap Dance Saloon), Deno DeMartino (New York Comedy Festival & MasterCard Patron), Mary Cella (Jezebel), Musical Guest Headless Dentist, The Way Station – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Kerry Coddett (Comedy Central’s Nightly Show, MTV’s Joking Off, TruTV’s Comedy Knockout), Tyler Fischer (NBC’s Chicago Med, TV Land’s YOUNGER), Kareem Green (FOX’s Laughs), Casey Balsham (AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live), 61 Local – Brooklyn, 7pm, $5 – $8.

 

ONGOING

Shape Up Yoga Meditation, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Wednesday until Dec. 26, 2018, 9:30am, Free.

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

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

 

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Around NYC Today (11/6) Xbox One X Launch, The Office Trivia, Side Ponytail

The Public Theater Mobile Unit: The Winter’s Tale, Roy Wilkins Recreation Center  – Queens, 1pm -3pm

The Public Theater’s Mobile Unit, which brings productions of Shakespeare to communities all across New York City, journeys through tragedy into comedy with a new production of The Winter’s Tale, directed by Lee Sunday Evans (Caught, Porto). RSVP by emailing ruth.hernandez@parks.nyc.gov . Free.

Xbox One X Launch, Microsoft Store NYC – Midtown, 6pm – 1am

Be one of the first in the country to get your hands on the Xbox One X. Microsoft will give away exclusive Xbox swag and a new Samsung QLED 4K TV. No purchase necessary.

The Office Trivia, Stone Creek Bar and Lounge – Kips Bay, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Take a break from being The World’s Best Boss, your classes at art school, or beet farming to prove you know the most about the Dunder Mifflin family. Prizes will be awarded in lieu of Dundees, and you don’t want to be left empty handed… that’s what she said!

 

FILM

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

Straight/ Curve: Redefining Body Image, 12th flr. lounge, Lowenstein Building – UWS, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Johnny Gallagher, Lakes, John Kegla, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8 – $10.

The Sherlocks, Best Behavior, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10.

The Travelers, Jordan Kirk, Kohli Calhoun, Grant Swift Glidden, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Giant Peach, Small Drag, Sister Munch, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $7.

Tanya Trio, Ben Brody, Bella+Thomas Rohrer, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Headsplitters, Disjawn, Narcoleptics, Extended Hell, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.

Floor Model, Bodykit, Cienfuegos, Isolde Touch, Shredded Nerve, Juju Pie, Diamond Girl (DJ), HECK – Brooklyn, 9pm, $5.

Walter Schreifels, Sammy James, Jr., Parker Kindred, Billy Campion, Ian Love, etc. (Tom Petty tribute), Brooklyn Bowl, 9pm, $10.

Dakota Jones, Sur, Brian Dunne, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Side Ponytail w/ Mary Mack (FOX, Last Comic Standing), Tim Harmston (Last Comic Standing), Jeremy Hammond (FOX, The Hard Times), Justin Perez (Undie Party), Chris Daniels (New York Comedy Festival), Lane Lonion (Hell Yes Fest), Hosted by Emily Winter and Carolyn Busa, Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Comedy at the Grocery Official Winter Launch Party w/ Sean Patton, Blair Socci, Joe List, Kyle Ayers, Hosted by Petey De’Abreu, Arlene’s Grocery – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Mo’ Jokes, Mo’ Problems Comedy, Hosted by Rich Penn and Ishmael Gaynor, Bar Nine – Hell’s Kitchen, 8pm, 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.

Maddy Smith, Ethan SP, Liz Glazer, Khalid Rahmaan, May Wilkerson, Colin Lewis, Bret Raybould, Suarin Choksi, LAp DAnce SAloon – Alphabet City, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

 

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.

Yayoi Kusama: Festival of Life, David Zwirner – Chelsea, Until December 16, Tues. to Sat., Gallery hours: 10am – 6pm. Free.

 

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