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.

 

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Around NYC Today: Hester Street Fair, Fall Festival, Britpop Dance Party

Ava Luna, Crumb, Rosehardt at Brooklyn Bazaar
Ava Luna, Crumb, Rosehardt at Brooklyn Bazaar

THINGS TO DO

Hester Street Fair, Intersection of Essex Street and Hester Street (LES), Oct. 14 (Sat.), 11am – 6pm
This week’s vendor line-up includes Blix, by REVEAL, Chokola, Delicate Raymond, Hetmans, etc. Free.

Fall Festival, Forest Park (Queens), 12pm – 3pm

Celebrate fall with crafts, games, music, pumpkins, and more. Free.

SkowheganPerforms, Socrates Sculpture Park, 1pm – 5pm

SkowheganPerforms, now in its seventh season, invites Skowhegan alumni to activate the entire park with an afternoon of performance and art.

Interpretative Reading of Mark Twain’s ‘The War Prayer,’ Wave Hll (Bronx), 2pm – 3pm

Call & Response artist Kiran Chandra presents an interpretive reading of Mark Twain’s controversial 1905 text “The War Prayer.” When Samuel Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was a resident in Wave Hill House at the beginning of the 20th century, he built a treehouse on the property. Chandra’s reading commemorates Twain’s tree structure and the writing he created at Wave Hill. Free with admission to the grounds. $8 for adults, $4 for children and seniors.

Dance Away the Night, Brownsville Recreation Center (Brooklyn), 5pm – 7pm

Join a night of swing to celebrate the Harvest Moon with the great pianist Danny Mixon and his band, featuring Antoinette Montague on vocals.

In Illo Tempore Vignettes IV, Green Acres Community Garden (Brooklyn), 7pm – 8:30pm

In Illo Tempore Vignettes is a performance of bodies suspended in time, revealing the echoes of memory, alienation, and exile. The performers parade through relentless streams of invisible stimuli in a voyage between presence and absence. The piece addresses the innumerable stories of the exiled, the ones that are visible and the ones that take place in a vacuum.

FILM

The Strange Ones, Scandinavia House (Murray Hill), 1pm, $7 for members, $10 general admission.

Infinite Fashion Connection, Wythe Hotel Cinema (Brooklyn), 3pm, Free, RSVP.

Candyman, Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (Brooklyn), 6:15pm, Free.

Juan of the Dead, Maria Hernandez Park (Brooklyn), 6:15pm, Free.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Sol Lain Playground (LES), 6:30pm, Free.

Monsters, Inc., Cedar Playground (Bronx), 6:30pm, Free.

MUSIC

SHAED + Morgan Saint, Industry City, 4pm, Free, RSVP.

The Lighthouse and the Whaler, Friends at the Falls, Mercury Lounge (LES), 7pm, $10 – $12.

Alethea Buchal, Jacob Silver, Ethan Bourdeau, Tasting Room (Brooklyn), 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Ava Luna, Crumb, Rosehardt, Brooklyn Bazaar, Oct. 14 (Sat.), 8pm, $10.

Korey Dane Residency, Ben Jaffe, Carl Jaffe, Berlin (Alphabet City), 8pm, $10.

MAKU Soundsystem, Yotoco, C’mon Everybody (Brooklyn), 8pm, $10 – $12.

Machines in Music: Imaginary Softwoods, Via App, Patricia, S.S.P.S., Hiro Kone, Knockdown Center (Queens), 8pm, $10.

Britpop Dance Party, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

COMEDY

Delgado, Oct. 14 (Sat.), 6pm, Free. RSVP.

The Human Citizen Comedy Show feat. Dan Perlman (co-creator: That’s My Bus!), Rosebud Baker (Fox’s Red Eye), Marvin Lattimore (New York Comedy Club), Lawrence DeLoach (Skankfest 2017), Molly Ruben-Long (SeeSo’s “Hidden America with Jonah Ray”), Tyler Richardson (MTV, LAUGHS on FOX), AJ Thompson (RoastMasters), Art Cafe + Bar (Brooklyn), 9pm, $5.

Dope Comedy Show, The Park View (Inwood), 9:30, Free, RSVP.

ONGOING

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

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, Friendship Garden (Sugar Hill), Every weekend until Oct. 31, 11am – 8pm, Free.

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

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