Around NYC Today (12/2) Oddities Flea Market, New York Night Train Soul Clap

THINGS TO DO

Native Art Market, National Museum of the American Indian – Lower Manhattan, 10am

Buy traditional and contemporary works—including silver and semiprecious jewelry, ceramics, fine apparel, handwoven baskets, traditional beadwork, dolls, paintings, prints, and sculpture—from some of the finest Native American artists. Free.

Oddities Flea Market, Brooklyn Bazaar, 11am

The Oddities Flea Market is returning for the holidays. Shop for all sorts of peculiar items: ranging from medical history ephemera, anatomical curiosities, natural history items, osteological specimens, taxidermy, jewelry, one of a kind art. $5 at the door (cash only).

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.

Voice Cult, House of Yes – Brooklyn, 1:30pm

Come join this vocal healing ritual. The event will be led by “head priestess” Daisy Press. Is Voice Cult really a cult? $10 suggested donation.

Holiday Festival and Tree Lighting Celebration, Great Lawn in Astoria Park – Queens, 2pm – 5pm

Celebrate Astoria’s holiday tradition with music, magic, train rides, and more. Free.

 

ONGOING

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

Arts and Crafts Fair, Alice Austen Park – Staten Island, Until Dec. 25, 11am -5pm, Free.

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

‘Since I’m Being Honest With You’: Kathrin Burmester solo exhibition, Topaz Arts – Queens, Every Saturday until December 17, 1pm – 5pm. Free.

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

Grand Central Holiday Fair, Grand Central Terminal – Midtown, Until Dec. 24, 10am to 8pm.

‘Volez Voguez Voyagez’ Louis Vuitton Exhibition, 86 Trinity Place – Lower Manhattan, Until Jan. 7, (Mon to Sat – 10 am to 8pm; Sun – 11am to 7pm), Free. RSVP.

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

Amsterdam Whitney’s November 2017 Exhibition, Amsterdam Whitney Gallery – Chelsea, Until Dec. 8, 11am – 5pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Razors, Hallelujah The Hills, Genie, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8 – $10.

J Bengoy, Argonaut & Wasp, Lost Cousins, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

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

Tiidal, Conquista, Yusuf Siddiquee, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Hiro Kone, Negation, Maggot, Ligature, R&D, K. Keays, Crawl Space, Moses, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 9pm, $10.

That’s So Raben, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free.

DJ Bengey, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 11:59pm, Free.

New York Night Train Soul Clap and Dance Off w/ DJ Jonathan Toubin, Don Bolles (The Germs), Breanna Barbara, Surfbort, Animal Show, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Jackknife Comedy w/ Dulce Sloan, Pale Bear Walla, Colin DiGarbo, Janet Hyde, Aaron Naylor, Mary Houlihan, Mamoudou N’Diaye, Hosted by Patrick Hastie and Gideon Hambright, The Creek and the Cave – Queens, 8pm, $5.

Defend Your Movie w/ Sean Donnelly, Farah Brook, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Definitely Two Different Guys w/ Yedoye Travis, Mamoudou N’Diaye, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 10pm, $8 – $10.

 

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

Want to submit an event? Contact us!

Around NYC Today (11/18) Holiday Markets, South Bronx Folk Festival

THINGS TO DO

The Public Theater Mobile Unit: The Winter’s Tale, Faber Pool and Park – Staten Island, 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 patrick.moroney@parks.nyc.gov . Free.

Historic New York: Native Americans, Conference House Park – Staten Island, 1pm – 2:30pm

What was America like before the arrival of Christopher Columbus? Learn about the Lenape people who once inhabited Staten Island and their way of life. Free.

Blood Wedding, Atlantic Theater Company – Chelsea, 2pm – 4pm

Atlantic Acting School and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts present Blood Wedding By Federico Garcia Lorca. Directed by Whitney White. Free. RSVP.

South Bronx Folk Festival, Hostos Center for the Arts – Bronx, 4pm – 7pm

Join an afternoon of Bomba, Plena, and Seis as Danza Fiesta: Baile y Teatro Puertorriqueño celebrate Puerto Rican Heritage Month. Stay late for the National Puerto Rican Artisans Fair & Book Expo. $10.

 

FILM

Beauty and the Beast (2017), New York Aquarium in Coney Island Beach and Boardwalk – Brooklyn, 5pm, Free.

 

MUSIC

PS 34 Saturday Social w/ L’rain, Meredith Graves, DJ Matt Werth (Rvng Intl.), Emily Reo, Noah Kardos-Fein (Yvette), Krisi & Mike Goslar, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 1pm, $10.

Romy & Michele’s Saturday Tea Dance w/ Bright Light Bright Light (DJ), C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 3pm, Free

Deem Spencer, Ave Campbell, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $9.

Renata Zieguer, Fieldlings, Michael Rocketship, Andrew Conklin, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Fern Mayo (solo), Bilge Rat, Stevia, Dodgeball, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8.

Foreign Exchange w/ DJ mOma, Rich Knight, DJ Tunez, Maine, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 11pm, $10

Loveless Nights Spring Fling w/ Animal Feelings (live DJ), Lord Fascinator, McLovin, Sihir, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free.

Night.Wav6 – A Synthwave Party w/ Shredder 1984, DJ Valentine, DJ Faith in the Glitch, DJ Aeon Rings, Saint Vitus Bar – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free before midnight with RSVP.

 

COMEDY

No One Asked Me w/ Kate Willett, LeClerc Andre, Jenny Yang, Osh Noam, Courtney Maginnis, Sydnee Washington and Joe Zimmerman, Hosted By Raj Belani, Lucky Jack’s – LES, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Literari: A Comedy Show About Books and the Idiots Who Write Them w/ Joe Rumrill, Lorelie Ramirez, Aaron Jackson, Patti Harrison, Hosted by Colin O’Brien (JFL New Faces) and Michael Wolf (Comedy Central), Caveat – LES, 7pm, $8.

The Odd Rock Comedy Hour w/ Harmon Leon, Jen Kwok, Donnie Sengstack, Hosted by Rob Paravonian, QED – Queens, 7:30pm, $10.

Derek Humphrey (Bushwick Bears), Chike Robinson (MTV), Edward Farrell (New York Comedy Festival), Caitlin Peluffo (Seeso), Rachel Joan (New York Comedy Festival), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Dope Comedy Show, The Park View – Inwood, 9:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Saturday Farmers Market, Hattie Carthan Community Garden (Brooklyn), 9am-2pm, Free.

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

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

Grand Central Holiday Fair, Grand Central Terminal – Midtown, Until Dec. 24, 10am to 8pm.

Winter Village, Bryant Park – Midtown, Until January 2, Weekdays – 11am to 8pm, Weekends – 10am – 8pm, Free.

Amsterdam Whitney’s November 2017 Exhibition, Amsterdam Whitney Gallery – Chelsea, Until Dec. 8, 11am – 5pm, Free, RSVP.

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.

Norwegian Christmas Fair, Norwegian Seamen’s Church – Midtown East, Nov. 16 to 19 (Thurs to Sat, 12pm – 8pm; Sun 11am -4pm), Free.

The Typing Machine: Participatory and Multimedia Exhibition, El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 – UES, Until Nov. 26, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

 

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

Want to submit an event? Contact us!

 

Around NYC Today (10/27), New Moose Masquerade Ball, Ghostbusters

THINGS TO DO

Hallowscream, Chelsea Recreation Center, 4pm – 8pm

If you dare for some scares, you’ll walk through our fright walk! Chills and thrills await in this interactive haunted house. Free. RSVP.

Arts, Culture and Fun: Day of the Dead, Virginia Park – Bronx, 6pm – 8pm

Celebrate the Mexican tradition, Day of the Dead, by creating paper flowers, face painting, and book binding while enjoying Mexican music. With a performance by Mascara Viva. Free.

WBO Haunted House, Williamsbridge Oval – Bronx, 7pm – 9pm

Be prepared to be scared! Venture through the Haunted House , where you are likely to run into zombies, ghosts, vampires, and spiders. Make sure you are ready to scream. Free.

Halloween Movie Night, Ocean Breeze Park – Staten Island, 6pm – 11pm

Join a family friendly movie night featuring Toy Story’s Tower of Terror beginning at 6:00 p.m. After the children’s movie showing, Ocean Breeze will be showing “The Shining” for adults at 8:00pm.

The Time of Your Life, The Lee Strasburg Theatre and Film – East Village, 7:30pm – 10pm

The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute and NYU Tisch School of the Arts stages The Time of Your Life, William Saroyan’s Pulitzer Prize-winning five-act play. Directed by Daniel Winerman. $10 general admission, $5 students and alumni.

The New Moose Masquerade Ball, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm – 10:30pm

The New Moose Masquerade Ball –a raucous Halloween show complete with a costume contest, book giveaways, and great music– returns for it’s 4th year, featuring sets by Evelyn, Curry Puffs, and The Moose Masquerade Orchestra covering The Rolling Stones’ 1968 album “Beggars Banquet” in full. All profits will be donated to The Octavia Project, a Brooklyn-based charity empowering young women through science & technology, $8 – $10.

Afro-Laffs (Comedy and Afrobeats Dance Party), Buka – Brooklyn, 10pm – midnight

Featuring Richie Redding (Ratchet Ass Trivia TV Show, Kat Williams Opener), Tanael Joachim (Fox 5, AXS TV ‘Live From Gotham’), Mike Brown (Carolines Comedy Club, Outliers), Hosted by Mistah Thrillah (Wendy Williams Show, Above Average), Music by DJ VILA. Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Ghostbusters (1984), Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center – Queens, 6pm, Free.

Casper, Leif Ericson Park – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free.

Poltergeist (1982), Sunset Park – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free.

Boo! A Madea Halloween, Behagen Playground – Bronx, 6:30pm, Free.

 

MUSIC

Tournament, Blackout, Slashers, Knight Terror, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

The Paranoid Style, Choo Choo La Rouge, Charles Bissell (of the Wrens), William Matheny, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $8 – $10.

Cloud Nothings, Baby Birds Don’t Drink Milk, Rough Trade – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Mutant Scum, Idaho Green, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5.

Tight Fright, Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free.

Johnny Mellor’s Bastardos, Ghost Pressure, Maledictions, Tika Douglas, The Tin Can Collective, Muchmore’s – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $7.

Almost Aimless, Sister Munch, The Rebellion Lost, Thin Women, Legion Bar – Brooklyn, 9pm, $5.

Nine of Swords, Edgar Clinks, Bilge Rat, Wifi Mami, Foxtails, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 9pm, $8 – $10.

French Horn Rebellion (DJ set), Plastic Plates, Brooklyn Bowl, 11:30pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Nothing Important feat. Aparna Nancherla (Inside Amy Schumer), Alingon Mitra (Conan, The Comedy Cellar), Jena Friedman (The Daily Show, The Late Show with David Letterman), Krystyna Hutchinson (Guys We Fucked:The Anti Slut Shaming Podcast), Myq Kaplan (Netflix Special “Small, Dork, Handsome”), Nick Vatterott (Comedy Central), Shane Torres (Comedy Bang Bang!), Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

The Living Room Show, Hosted by Luke Thayer, Abbi Crutchfield, and Aaron Kominos-Smith, Postmark Cafe – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Comedy by Proxy feat. Harrison Greenbaum (America’s Got Talent, Last Comic Standing), Jordan Temple (MTV, Seeso), Martin Urbano (Jimmy Kimmel Live, Comedy Central’s Roast Battle), Naked Improv (Naked Improv!), Katie Hannigan (Seeso, Oxygen), Miss Whiskey Ginger (Burlesque), Brett Davis (Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch, HBO’s Animals), Hosted by Jake Fromm and Anya Volz, David Blaine’s The Snakehouse – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Cross the Bridge Comedy, 18 Wyckoff Ave. – Brooklyn, 11pm, $0 – $3.80.

 

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.

Women With Wings Art Exhibit, Maggie’s Garden, Friendship Garden – Sugar Hill, Until Oct. 31, Varying hours. Free.

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

Self Storage Gallery Exhibition, Flux Factory – Queens, Until Oct. 27, 7pm, Free.

Gettin’ Wet with Miss Guy: The Photography of Guy Furrow, Art-on-A (East Village), Until Nov. 2, Free.

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

Want to submit an event? Contact us!

 

 

Around NYC Today (10/20), Studio Museum Book Market, Virtually Real

Virtually Real at VR World
Virtually Real at VR World

THINGS TO DO

Outro Grand Opening, 816 Broadway (East Village), 8am – 10pm

First 50 customers get free drinks. Various freebies and promotions throughout the day.

Studio Museum Book Market, Studio Museum in Harlem, 12pm – 6pm

Buy a bag and fill it up: an entire tote bag full of books is just $20. A huge selection of Museum publications, including artists’ books, catalogues, posters, and vintage publications will be available. In addition, past and current issues of Studio magazine and Harlem Postcards will be available for free. Until Oct. 22, Sunday.

Escape East Happy Hour, Japan Society Gallery (Midtown), 6pm – 9pm

Join this special installment of Japan Society’s monthly mixer for art enthusiasts. This event is also opening night of fall exhibition Hiroshi Sugimoto: Gates of Paradise. Free.

Virtually Real, VR World (Midtown), 7pm – 10pm

VR World presents Virtually Real, an event curated by artists Nicole Ruggiero and Terrell Davis that bridges the gap between virtual reality and fine art. Each artist in the exhibition was invited to craft their own virtual reality, interactive art, 360 experience, and games to give a voice to their own online perspectives from places like NYC, Paris, San Francisco, Hong Kong, and Mexico City. Performances from talented electronic musicians like Qualiatik, Virgo, and The Glad Scientist. $10.

The Importance of Being Earnest, Atlantic Theater Company (Chelsea), 8pm – 10pm

The Atlantic Acting School and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts Department of Drama stages Oscar Wilde’s classic comedy. Free. RSVP.

FILM 

ParaNorman (2012), Jackie Robinson Park (Harlem), 6pm, Free.

The Bride of Frankenstein, Carroll Park (Brooklyn), 6:15pm, Free.

Jennifer’s Body, McCarren Park (Brooklyn), 6:15pm, Free.

Drive in Movie: Hocus Pocus, John Golden Park (Queens), 6:30pm, Free.

MUSIC

Baroque Concert: Queens Consort, King Manor Museum – Rufus King Park (Queens), 6:30pm, $10 – $15.

Two Man Advantage (20 Year Anniversary Show), The New York Rel-X (Reunion Show), Daycare Swindlers, Miscegenator, Bowery Electric (LES), 6:30pm, $10.

Invading Species, Dias Azules, Banji, Oh Oh Ecstasy, The Safari Room at El Cortez, 7pm, $10.

Life Is So Peculiar: American Popular Songs 1919-1956, Old Stone House in J.J. Byrne Playground (Brooklyn), 7:30pm, Free.

Weird Owl, The Unconditional Love, Heavy Birds, The Kingsland (Brooklyn), 7:30pm, $8.

Suncruiser, Journalism, Trivial Shields, C’mon Everybody (Brooklyn), 8pm, $8 – $10.

decker., Paris_Monster, Union Pool (Brooklyn), 8pm, $10 – $12.

Winstons, Deeper, New Rose, Cape House (Brooklyn), 8pm , $8 – $10.

Bewitcher, Syphilitic Lust, Goat’s Grave, Bar Matchless (Brooklyn), 8pm, $8.

Melkbelly, Anni Rossi, Maneka, Alphaville (Brooklyn), 8pm, $10.

Lina Tullgren, Slow Dancer, Sister James, Sunnyvale (Brooklyn), 8pm, $10.

Mommy, Deli Girls, Blu Anxxiety, Amour Fou, HECK (Brooklyn), 9pm, $7.

Ernestas Sadau, Nick Klein, Alex from Queens, Camille BWR, Secret Project Robot (Brooklyn), 10pm, Free before 11pm, $7 after.

BASSBEAR!! Under Pressure EP Release, JX Cannon, El Blanco Nino, Montepiedra, Bojaq, Gooddroid, Mercury Lounge (LES), 11:59pm, Free.

COMEDY

The Living Room Show feat. Gus Tate, Josh Rabinowitz, Ashley Grashaw, Calvin Cato, Postmark Cafe (Brooklyn), 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Kobra Comedy Show feat. Bret Raybould​ Josh Tolentino Michelle Slonim​ Zainal Bostaman​, Froilan Cafe Lounge (Brooklyn), 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Nathan Habib (Punchline), Rachel Joan (Sirius/XM), Edward Farrell (Edward Farrell’s Diet Coke Reviews on Yelp), Brooke Arnold (NY Fringe), Hosted by Melissa Diaz (Carolines), Old Man Hustle (LES), 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Bitches Brew feat. Naomi Karavani, Melissa Stokoski, Shelby Taylor & Erica Spera, Halyards (Brooklyn), 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Camouflage Comedy Show feat. Dulce Sloan, Sal Vulcano, Sonia Denis, Gary Vider, Corinne Fisher, Tyler Fischer, Hosted by Lucas Connolly, Big Irv’s (Brooklyn) 9pm, $5 – $10.

Cross the Bridge Comedy, 18 Wyckoff Avenue (Brooklyn), 11pm, $0 – $3.80.

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.

Women With Wings Art Exhibit, Maggie’s Garden (Sugar Hill), Every Friday until Oct. 31,  2pm – 4pm, Free.

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

Gettin’ Wet with Miss Guy: The Photography of Guy Furrow, Art-on-A (East Village), Until Nov. 2, Free.