Around NYC Today (10/18), WTF Wednesday, Todd Barry, Hack City

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THINGS TO DO

Arriba Fundraiser for Puerto Rico and Mexico, High Line in Chelsea Market Passage (between 15th and 16th Street), 6pm – 9pm

Join a special edition of this Latin live music and dance event. Traditionally a salsa, mambo and boogaloo-inspired dancing party, this special edition of ¡Arriba! will feature Bomba and Plena contemporary classics Los Pleneros de la 21, Mexican acoustic “bluegrass” with Rana Stancruz and beats from DJ Rimarkable. Free. RSVP.

A Very Good Comics Reading, Muchmore’s (Brooklyn), 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Curated by Brooklyn comic book publisher Pyrite Press.  Also the launch for Alex Krokus’ Loud and Smart. Readings by Vreni Stollberger, Aatmaja Pandya, Natalie Andrewson, etc. Free.

WTF Wednesday Party, House of Yes, 10pm – 4am

It’s a dance party made for people who crave a little extra special something on Wednesday nights. Get off your phone. Get into the groove. Music by Sammy Bananas & Darling Chuck. Free. RSVP.

Tale, Red Room above KGB Bar (East Village), 9:30pm

Tale is a monthly storytelling series hosted by Harmon Leon (This American Life). This month’s lineup includes DC Benny (HBO), Lucie Pohl (Red Dwarf), Nathalie Bates (MOTH), Colleen Hindsley (RISK), Music from Mary Elaine Jenkins, Free. RSVP.

FILM

Hard Choices Short Film Showcase, Richard Beavers Gallery (Brooklyn), 7:15pm, $8.

Corpse Bride, Poe Park (Bronx), 7:30pm, Free.

Blair Witch Project, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

MUSIC

daysormay, Baby’s All Right (Brooklyn), 6:30pm, Free.

Sugarlife, Hamish Kilgour (of the Clean) and the Band of Imposters, The Listeners, Baby Dollar, Saint Vitus (Brooklyn), 7pm, Free.

The New Tarot, Floam, StarBenders, The Boobies, The Bowery Electric, 7pm, $8 – $10.

Ryan Cole and the Paper Souls, Golden Age, Noise Downstairs, C’mon Everybody (Brooklyn), 8pm, $10 – $12.

Ice Petal Flowers (Grateful Dead tribute band), Threes Brewing (Brooklyn), 8pm, Free.

Moist Ahoy, The White Birds, Scatter Their Own, Kyle Jackson, The Footlight (Queens), 8pm, $8.

Panicsville, Worth, Stress Orphan, Angels in America, Tinnitustimulus, Enrique, The Glove (Brooklyn), 8pm, $8.

Fruits & Flowers, Grim Streaker, Dark Wing, Hot Curl, Baby’s All Right (Brooklyn), 9pm, $10.

Little Mystery, Tallulah Ruff, Starina, Muchmore’s (Brooklyn), 9pm, $5.

COMEDY

Todd Barry, Wyatt Cenac, Josh Gondelman, Sydnee Washington, Bowen Yang, Matt Rogers, Blair Socci, Farrah Brook, Littlefield (Brooklyn), 7:30pm, $10 – $12.

Hack City Comedy feat. Eagle Witt (Winner of Devil Cup Comedy Competition, New York Comedy Club, Elite Daily), Damian Holmes (MTV), Courtney Magginis (College Humor), Maddy Smith (Carolines on Broadway), Anthony DeVito (Late Show w/ Stephen Colbert, Comedy Central’s Half Hour), Black Cat (LES), 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Weird But Nice Comedy feat. Carolyn Castiglia (MTV, Lifetime, Comedy Central) Andrew Casertano, Tito Garza, Wendy Steiner (Refinery29), Brad Howe, Halyards (Brooklyn), 8:30pm, 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.

Free Day at the Bronx Zoo, Bronx Zoo, Every Wednesday, Open 10am – 5pm.

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

Women With Wings Art Exhibit, Friendship Garden (Sugar Hill), Every Wednesday until Oct. 31, 11am – 8pm, Free.

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

Milkshake Happy Hour, Big Daddy’s (Flatiron), Monday to Friday, 3pm – 5pm

For more events, check out what’s happening THIS WEEK .

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