Around NYC Today (1/7) Sock Hop Sunday, Too Soon? Comedy, Repeater at QED


Sock Hop Sunday, Belle Reve – Tribeca, 8pm – 1am

Belle Reve is hosting its first Sock Hop party. Records starting at 8pm during dinner service and a DJ and go-go dancer comes on from 10pm to 1am. Adult milkshakes, burger and hot dog specials running all night long. Costumes are encouraged but not required. Free.

Repeater: A Little Show About Big Songs, QED – Queens, 8:30pm – 10pm

Music fans Evan Forde Barden and Patrick Cartelli host this monthly talk show about people’s favorite songs. Each month, they invite a special guest to share one song that they love – be it an all-time favorite, a track that reminds them of a great story, or something that just blew their minds. Then a musician takes the stage to cover it and play a song of their own. Think “You Made It Weird” meets “VH1 Storytellers.” This month features Josh Sharp (The Opposition with Jordan Klepper, Joe’s Pub) and Jacob Sharp (Mipso, mandolin/vocalist). $5.

MulchFest, Various locations, 10am – 2pm

Recycle your holiday tree at MulchFest. Bring your tree to a designated city park to be recycled into mulch that will nourish plantings across the city. More than 26,000 trees were recycled last year. Find chipping locations here. Also happening on the January 7th. Free.



DEDE, Thed Jewel, Mirror Gazer (DJ set), Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

GREAT WOODS, The Big Drops, Freezing Cold, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Bilge Rat, Danny Christmas, Premiums, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

The Seb Isaac Band, The Nectars, Mercury Lounge – LES, 5:30pm, $10.

Pants Exploder, Tallah, Vibrator, Eye of the Destroyer, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

New Love Crowd, The Ryan Wu Band, Absolutely Yours, Earth Dad, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

The Baby Soda Jazz Band, St. Mazie Bar and Supper Club – Brooklyn, 10pm, $10.



No Cover Comedy Sunday w/ Corinne Fisher, Jeremy Pinsley, Andrew Lee, Angela Palladino, Ryan Dacalos, Justin Herman, Cameran Hebb, Brett Kline, Bill Schaefer, Nicholle Kun, Jack Byram, Hosted by Josh Tolentino, Greenwich Village Comedy Club, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Easy Buckets Comedy w/ Justin Flanagan, Hannah Boone, Eagle Witt, Katie Boyle, Pockets Graham, Stavros Halkias, Rebecca’s – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

Last Call Comedy Show w/ Daniel Perafan, Shawn Ohagan, Liz Barrett, Alex Pavone, Shubah Agarwal, Jula Branda, Hosted by Brandy Thomas, Bridge and Tunnel Brewery – Queens, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Ray Gootz (Carolines), Edward Farrell (New York Comedy Festival), Sam Morrison (Hilarious), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Molly Kornfeld, Ryan Mulholland, Ashley Hamilton, Rufat Agayev, Peter Bandyk, Legion – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Too Soon? Comedy Night w/ Aparna Nancherla, Mike Lebovitz, Katharyn Henson, Peter Wong, Mackenzie Graves, Chris Hamilton, Malia Sias, Sensei Gallery Bar – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

This Isn’t Crashing w/ Maddie Smith (Carolines, New York Comedy Club), Adam Gable (Dangerfeilds, Broadway Comedy club) Mike Verdi ((New York Comedy Club), Hosted by Chris Hamilton, The Grisly Pear – Greenwich Village, 10pm, Free, RSVP.



‘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.

Seasonal Garden Tours, Queens Botanical Garden, First weekend of each month, 1pm, Free.


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Around NYC Today (12/9) Lightfoot Market Holiday Pop-Up, Bowery Comedy


Renegade Craft Fair, Industry City – Brooklyn, 11am – 6pm

Explore a curated selection of modern design, including jewelry and accessories, art, apparel, ceramics, illustration, stationery, home decor, apothecary and cookware. Featuring local food trucks, DJ sets with Black Gold, photo ops, screen printing workshops with Sheepshead Design and all-around good times. Free.

MissingMurderedTrafficked Women Altar and Vigil, Washington Square Park – Greenwich Village, 10:30am – 1:30pm

Join a vigil and rally to commemorate missing, murdered, and trafficked women.
This event is part of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence.

Lightfoot Market Holiday Pop-Up, 123 West 18th St. – Chelsea, 12pm – 7pm

At Lightfoot Market’s holiday pop-up, you’ll find thoughtfully curated eco-friendly and ethical gifts for everyone on your holiday shopping list. Choose from 70 vendors that care about positive impact as much as you do. You will find innovative and sustainably made apparel, home goods, accessories, bath and body products, art, outdoor gear, food, children’s accessories and toys. Free.

Holiday on the Hudson, West Harlem Piers, 4:30pm – 6:30pm

Celebrate the season with live music, dancing, decoration-making, and hot chocolate. Free.


Twelve Angry Men, Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute – East Village, 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Twelve Angry Men is about a 19-year-old man standing trial for the fatal stabbing of his father. It looks like an open-and-shut case—until one of the jurors begins opening the others’ eyes to the facts. $5 – $10.



This Party DOES Impress You Much! A Night of All Shania Everything w/ DJ Edith Pop, Brooklyn Bowl, 11:30pm, $10.

Blue Lightning, Running On Ice, Heartrocket, Fat Goose, The Brooklyn X Rays, Scared Pigeons, Conquer the Potato, Shakespeare Fire, The Emerald Pandas, Your Mom, The Rivals, Rogue, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 1pm, $5.

Danny Walsh, Ft. Hamilton Senior Center – Brooklyn, 2pm, Free.

The Red Party Presents: Our Holidaze Party w/ Pawns, DJ Sean Templar (A Murder of Crows NYC Goth & Post-punk Festival), DJ Jarek Zelazny (The Raven), DJ Jose Frances (Dark Dance Radio), Mercury Lounge – LES, 10pm, $10.

Electric Feel Dance Party w/ DJ Jordan Stern, Dj Ilan, Bowery Electric – LES, 11pm, $10.

Take Me Out w/ DJ Nick Marc and Guests, Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, 11:55pm, $7 – $10.

The Gloomies, Obliques, Saint Marilyn, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.



Bowery Comedy w/ Ayanna Dookie (50 Central on BET), Kevin Ryan (Gotham Live), Julia Shiplett (McSweeny’s, HBO), Ben Wasserman (VICE), Andrew Casertano (Animal Planet), Shalewa Sharpe (Stay Eating Cookies on iTunes/Spotify), Bowery Electric – LES, 6pm, Free.

Raanan Hershberg, Local 138 – LES, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Conflicted: The Greatest Fights inHistory w/ Brady O’Callahan, Jon Hudson, Dan Lempert, Maggie Widdoes, Kasey Borger, Hosted by Kate Villa and Peter Johnston, Caveat – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

Party of Two w/ Ayanna Dookie, Jim Tews, Carolyn Castiglia, Dawn Fraser, Hosted by Anita Flores and Vanessa Valerio, The Pleasure Chest – UES, 7:30pm, $8.

Popped Collar Comedy w/ Conrad Roth, Von Decarlo, Lance Pauker, Rachel Green, Meno Fernandez, Ryan Mulholland, The Platform – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.



Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Saturday, 8:30am – 9:30am, Free.

Shape Up NYC: Zumba, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Saturday until Dec. 30, 10am – 11am, Free.

Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island’s Prehistory, Conference House Park – Staten Island, Monday to Saturday until January 27, 10am – 4pm. Free.

ARC Holiday Record + CD Sale, 54 White Street – Tribeca, Every day until Dec. 17, 11am – 6pm, 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.

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

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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