Around NYC Today (1/10) Frank Conniff’s Cartoon Dump, Shanghai Film Week

THINGS TO DO

Frank Conniff’s Cartoon Dump, QED – Queens, 7:30pm – 9pm

Frank Conniff (TV’s Frank on Mystery Science Theater 3000) hosts a variety/stand-up show in the guise of a fake kid’s show. Frank hosts the show in character as Moodsy, the Clinically Depressed Owl, and shows a bunch of weird and crappy old cartoons between stand-up, music and sketches. $8.

 

MUSIC

House of Vogue w/ Mike Q and Quest?onmarc, House of Yes – Brooklyn, 10pm, $10.

Ceramic Animal, Shining Mirrors, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

The Good Few, Dionysia, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

Geezer, The Hazytones, Sun Voyager, Trip, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Sister Thieves, The Kingdøm øv GØD?, Lenin Boys, Henry Black, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

James A.M. Downes, Peter Wise, James Parenti, Bowery Electric – LES, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Invisible Candy, Marzipan, Watergate, American Darlings, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Human People, Washer, Water From Your Eyes, Beeyotch, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8:30pm, $8 – $10.

Zzzwalk, New Rose, Brendan Sullivan, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

 

COMEDY

Thick Wit Comedy w/ Wendi Starling (Fuse TV), LeClerc Andre (The Stand), Emily Winter (TV Land), Peter Revello (New York Comedy Club), Connor Creagan (WikiFreakz Podcast), The Way Station – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

The Fancy Show w/ Doug Key (MTV), Ethan Simmons Patterson (Green Gravel Comedy Festival), Sean Donnelly (Letterman, Conan), Calvin Evans (Comedy Central, in from Chicago), Aimee Rose Ranger (Women in Comedy Festival), Hosted by Chanel Ali (SeeSo), The Douglass – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Comedians You Should Know w/ Kate Willet (Comedy Central), Sam Jay (SNL), Matt Ruby (Comedy Cellar), Josh Rabinowitz (Broad City), Jeff Steinbrunner (Cleveland Comedy Fest), The Gutter – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $5.

 

FILM

The Lost Tomb (Part of Shanghai Film Week), New York Film Academy – Battery Park, 1:30pm, Free. RSVP.

The Monkey King (Part of Shanghai Film Week), New York Film Academy – Battery Park, 4pm, Free. RSVP.

 

 

 

Around NYC Today (11/3) $3 Sandwiches, Vinyl Record Fair, Yayoi Kusama

THINGS TO DO

$3 Sandwiches for National Sandwich Day, BONMi – Flatiron District, 9am – 9pm

BONMi be serving non-traditional banh mi sandwiches for $3. Options include chicken, pulled pork, tofu, and veggie sandwiches.

Skatefest 2017, Harold Ickes Playground – Brooklyn, 3pm – 6pm

At 3:00 p.m., designers and manufacturers will be bringing out parkour, bouldering, skating, and BMX equipment to try out. There will be live music, a pump track for off-road biking, a bouldering wall, and much more. Then, at 5:00 p.m., join a community input meeting, where you can share your ideas for building a skate and BMX park in the playground.

Church of Vinyl Record Fair, San Damiano Mission Catholic Church – Brooklyn, 4pm – midnight

Dealers include Academy Records, Boom Service, Fancy! Go Ape! Records and the Mix Tape Shop. Hosts will be spinning records all night. Free.

Amateur Burlesque Night, House of Yes – Brooklyn, 7pm – 10pm

Everyone can get almost-naked on stage, and now you can too… in front of an audience, under the spotlight, on the House of Yes stage! Come see the hilarious brilliance of total newbies and first timers taking off their clothes and showing off their moves. Free. RSVP.

 

FILM

Cleo from 5 to 7, Ottendorfer Library – East Village, 1:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Spare Parts, Pfizer Auditorium – Brooklyn, 4pm, Free, RSVP.

Almost Sunrise, McNally Amphitheater – UWS, 5:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Daughters of Destiny (Netflix Documentary), Fordham University Lincoln Center – UWS, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Satomage, dysonant, suka surok, Muchmore’s – Brooklyn, 6:30pm, Free.

Street Eaters, Flying Dead, Crusher, Aida Riddle, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $8.

Howardian, Denzell, Drug Pizza, Lost Boy?, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Bat House, Jelani Sei, Oh Malo, Lillet Blanc, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

The Loud Soft Loud, The Hate My Day Jobs, Coyote Cinema, Legz, Muchmore’s – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $8.

Macy Rodman, Greem Jellyfish, Negashi Armada, X Harlow, Reaches, Sibling, HECK -Brooklyn, 10pm, $8.

 

COMEDY

Dan Lamorte (Comedy Cellar), Edward Farrell Edward Farrell’s Diet Coke Reviews on Yelp), Rachel Joan (Sirius/XM), Von Decarlo (BET), Hosted by Roddy MacInnes (New York Comedy Club), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Bitches’ Brew w/ Naomi Karavani, Melissa Stokoski, Shelby Taylor & Erica Spera, Halyards – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Big Weird Comedy, Hosted by Casey James Salengo (Jimmy Kimmel Live, Comedy Central Half Hour), Ryan Beck (The Daily Show, Girl Code), Will Winner (The Good, The Dad and the Ugly Podcast, HuffPost), Secret Loft – Greenwich Village, 8:30pm, $5 – $15.

Cry Baby Comedy w/ Matthew Broussard (Comedy Central Half Hour), Sam Jay (Saturday Night Live), Nore Davis (Adam Devine’s House Party), Marin Urbano (Jimmy Fallon Live), 17 Division Pl. – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Cross the Bridge Comedy – Free Pizza, 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.

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

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Around NYC Today (10/28), Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest, Winter Village

THINGS TO DO

Brooklyn Synth Expo, Main Drag Music, 11am

The Brooklyn Synth Expo returns! Tons of synths plugged into headphones. Free. RSVP.

Day of the Dead Festival, St. Mark’s Church in the Bowery – East Village, (Also on Oct. 27 – Sun), 12pm – 6pm

Remember departed loved ones by bringing copies of photographs to be part of the ofrenda (altar) during the three-day celebration. This event is in honor of victims of recent earthquakes in Mexico. Free.

Halloween Harvest Festival, Socrates Sculpture Park – Queens, 11am – 3pm

The Socrates season always goes out with a BANG with our Halloween Harvest Festival! This year’s theme is Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead with a vibrant procession and dance performance presented by Ballet Folkrico Mexicano de Nueva York. Enjoy food from vendors Fresco’s Cantina, What’s the Dillaz and Val’s Cookie Canvas. Free.

Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest, Fort Greene Park – Brooklyn, 11:30am – 1pm

Time for the annual festooning of Brooklyn’s dogs! The 19th Annual Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest is guaranteed to blow your mind and embarrass your dog. Free.

Fort Greene Park Halloween Festival, Fort Greene Park – Brooklyn, 12pm – 3pm

Get your costumes ready and come to Fort Greene Park for the 17th Annual Halloween Festival. This year, the festival will feature rides, face-painting, Halloween crafts, games, giveaways, live music from Astrograss, a pumpkin patch, temporary tattoos, and more. Free.

Opening Day at Bryant Park’s Winter Village, Bryant Park – Midtown, 12pm – 3pm

Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park opens October 28! The first 100 visitors in line at The Rink receive free skate rentals, free gloves from Bank of America, and free hot chocolate from Public Fare.

Halloween Party and Hocus Pocus Screening, Athens Square – Queens, 1pm – 3pm

Join a day of Halloween-themed fun. Activities include crafts,  games, music, giveaways, Transformation Face Painting with Agostino Arts, and more. Screening of Hocus Pocus at dusk. Free.

 

FILM

My Tai Chi Story, Flux Factory, 2pm, Free.

Beetlejuice, Canal Street Market – SoHo, 2pm, Free, RSVP.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, McCarren Park – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free.

Ghostbusters (2016), Bensonhurst Park – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free.

Monsters, Inc., Hansborough Recreation Center – Harlem, 6pm, Free.

Hocus Pocus, Virginia Park – Bronx, 6:30pm, Free.

Psychotic! A Brooklyn Slasher Film, Film Noir Cinema – Brooklyn, 7pm, $5.

 

MUSIC

Stringer as Pavement, Yucky Duster as ABBA, gobbinjr as Justin Timberlake, 
Estro Zombies (mem. of Fits and Venus Envy) as The Misfits, DJ Brandon K, The Glove – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Xetas, Big Quiet, Scupper, Street Stains, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

A Shadow of Jaguar (record release), Them Fangs, Tongues Unknown, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Monogold, Holly Overton w/ Midnight People, Monograms, Sooner, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Nick Hook, Jubilee, Theatre of Disco, HDLSS, Bianca Oblivion, WildKatz, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free.

Alien Trilogy, Street Smells, Nocturne – Brooklyn, 10pm, Free.

Synthwave Halloween Party w/ DJ Valentine, DJ Faith in the Glitch, DJ Aeon Rings, Le Matos, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 11pm, $0 – $15.

 

COMEDY

Sam Jay – Comedy Central Album Recording, The Stand – Gramercy Park, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Olivia Grace, Matt Leary, Martin Urbano, Kath Barbadoro, Joe List, Legion Bar – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Popped Collar Comedy w/ Dan Lamorte, Molly Ruben-Long, Chike Robinson, Liz Barrett, Dario Joseph, Dan Wickes, Host: Zilla Vodnas, The Platform – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

The Human Citizen Comedy Show w/ Nick Pupo (AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire), Aimee Rose Ranger (The Ranger Zone), Matt Koff (Daily Show Writer), Trey Galyon (Getting Doug With High), Albert Kirchner (Bridgetown Comedy Fest), Art Cafe + Bar – Brooklyn, 9pm, $5.

Last Stop Laughs, QED – Queens, 10:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Socrates Farmers Market, Socrates Sculpture Park (Queens), Every Saturday until Oct. 28, 8am – 4pm, Free.

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

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

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

 

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