Around NYC Today (12/4) Comics Read Weird Childhood Journals, TJ Miller

THINGS TO DO

Name That Tune, J. Hood Wright Recreation Center – Washington Heights, 7:30pm – 8:30pm

Celebrate the holidays with an evening of holiday music trivia. Free.

Comics Read Their Weird Childhood Journals, QED – Queens, 8:30pm – 10pm

Maggie Lalley hosts a dramatic reading of comedians’ childhood journals. With Rory Scholl, Brad Benson, Remy Kassimir, Matthew W J Mitchell, Matt Vita, Sam Morrison, Veronica Lowry, Susan Widdicombe, Paul Marquez, Mariana Garces, Irene Fagan Merrow and Anna Paratore. $8.

 

ONGOING

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, (Mon to Sat – 10 am to 8pm; Sun – 11am to 7pm), Free. RSVP.

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.

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

 

FILM

Lovecraft Film Screenings, Lovecraft – East Village, 6pm, $5.

 

MUSIC

Peter Oren, New rose, Erin Durant, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

The Jelly, Maitri, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5 – $8.

Luke Rathbrone, Jane Church, Brian Merrill, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 7pm, $8 – $10.

Ron Shalom, Meadows + Seren, Cleek Schrey, Trans- Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

Been Stellar + Nando Dale, Grace London, GOALS, Harry Teardrop, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

 

DJ Python, Pariguayo, A/D/O – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Reverend Vince Anderson and the Love Choir, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 10:30pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

TJ Miller, Sean Patton, Ethan Simmons-Patterson, Arlene’s Grocery – LES, 8pm, $5.

Butterboy w/ Janeane Garofalo, Janelle James, Jacqueline Novak, Yedoye Travis, Tommy McNamara, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Side Ponytail w/ Jacqueline Novak (Comedy Central Half Hour), Ashley Hamilton (Big Sky Comedy Fest) , Conor Delehanty (Limestone Comedy Fest), Brett Hiker (Limestone Fest), Julia Johns (Girl Code), Hosted by Carolyn Busa, Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

The Weirdball Comedy w/ Pedro Gonzalez (The Comic Strip), Catherine Zini (The Devil Cup), Brett Kline (Greenwich Village Comedy Club), Andrew Steiner (New York Comedy Club), Jeremy Cash (Levity Live), The Platform – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Donation.

Amy Buchwald, Selena Coppock, Tito Garza, Paul Julmeus, Mary Cella, Rachel Sennott, Andy Wright, Ryan Chani, Hosted by Connor Creagan, Bar 2A – East Village, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

 

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Around NYC Today (11/17) KittyKlash, Winter Village, Aparna Nancherla

THINGS TO DO

Karaoke Afterwork Fridays, Dean Café Bar – Brooklyn, 4pm – 9pm

KittyKlash: A Drag and Burlesque Cosplay Variety Show, Bizarre – Brooklyn, 8pm – 10pm

Crimson Kitty and Erika Klash host a one night only cosplay variety show. With performances by APOCOLYPTA, Avant Garbage, Cream Victoria, Fem Appeal, Hazel Tart, Krymson Scholar, Lee VaLone. Beats By DJ ACCIDENT REPORT and Eric Shorey. $10.

Harmon Leon Infiltrates Hell House and Other Tales, Peoples Improv Theater – Flatiron District, 8:30pm – 11:30pm

Comedian and VICE contributor, Harmon Leon, has made a career infiltrating extremist groups. Harmon leads you on a multimedia journey into a Hell House in Texas,  a Christian haunted house.

 

FILM

A Plastic Ocean, Park Slope United Methodist Church – Brooklyn, 7pm, $5 – $10 suggested donation.

Watership Down (1978), Mulberry Street Library – Lower Manhattan, 2pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Miranda, Dentist, Above The Moon, Raina Bee and the Hive, The Delancey – LES, 6:30PM, $8.

DN’T, Skull Practitioners, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Emily Yacina, Current Joys, Trace Mountains, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Caravela, Florida Man, Geometers, Goldsounds – Brooklyn, 7pm, $8.

Eyelids, Jay Gonzalez (Drive-By Truckers), Early Riser, Other Houses, Cape House – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10

Fits (record release), Peaer, Yucky Duster, Human People, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Pow Pow Family Band, Samuel Worthen, Foley, Berlin – East Village, 8pm, $8 – $10.

H A U N T E R, gools, Kraus, Fond Han, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

Bodega Islands Presents: Go Go Bacano!, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $5 – $10.

Belus, Somnuri, Anicon, Insect Ark, Bar Matchless – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Plume, Glockabelle, Boon, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

Izy, Star Eyes, Shug, Marcelline, d3jo, HECK – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.

GDFX, B|_ank, Ada Babar, Aye Aye Rabbit, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.

Rok One, Sticky Dojan, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free.

Everybody, Everybody, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 11pm, $5

Holy Trinity: Bey x RiRi x Nicki Brooklyn Dance Party, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 11:55pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Nothing Important Comedy w/ 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.

Ester Steinberg, Amy Shanker, Ben Siy-Han, QED – Queens, 7:30pm, $7 – $10.

Marie Fausten (Just For Laughs Comedy Festival), Steve O’Brien (The Creek and The Cave), Rashad Bashir (The Apollo), Mary Cella (Pinebox Rock Shop), Chris Calogero (NY’s Funniest), Niagara Bar – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

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

Silver Linings Comedy w/ Louie Katz (Comedy Central, HBO, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon), Jennie Sutton (Comedy Central), Justin Flanagan (New York Comedy Festival), Nate Fridson (Bridgetown Comedy Festival, NFL Network, ASpecialThing records), Kaitlyn Bailey (Sirius XM, MTV, Vice & the CAKE Comedy Tour), Taj Osorio (Stress Factory, Big Time Podcast), Hosted by Jacky Beren (South Beach Comedy Festival, Cinder Block Comedy Festival), Precious Metal – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Camouflage Comedy w/ Abbi Crutchfield ( Host of You Can Do Better on TruTV), Myq Kaplan (Comedy Central, Last Comic Standing, Netflix), Sean Patton (Comedy Central, Showtime, TruTV), Josh Johnson ( Comedy Central, Tonight Show w/ Jimmy Fallon), Courtney Maginnis (College Humor), Hosted by Lucas Connolly, Big Irv’s – Brooklyn, 9pm, $5 – $10.

Afrolaffs Standup Comedy and Afrobeats Dance Party w/ Phil Hunt (Comedy Central), Dominic Leonelli (LOL Comedy Club), Mamoudou N’diaye (Writer for Mic.com), Wale Olukayode (Funny or Die), Hosted by Mistah Thrillah (Wendy Williams Show, Above Average), Music by DJ Vila, Buka – Brooklyn, 10pm, 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.

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.

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

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

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

 

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Around NYC Today (11/12) Broadway at W, Sunnyside Arts and Crafts Show

THINGS TO DO

Sunnyside Arts and Crafts Show, Queen of Angels Church – Queens, 9:30am – 5pm

Buy pottery, jewelry, paintings, photography, ornaments and other items from 40 Sunnyside artisans. Each purchase gets you a free glass of wine from Lowery Liquors as long as supplies last. Free, RSVP.

Not Far from Where We Were Before: Scenes and Songs from Lerner & Loewe, HB Studio – Greenwich Village, 7pm

HB Studio presents a celebration of the work of musical theater writers Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe. The performance includes scenes and songs from Lerner and Loewe’s most iconic musicals, such as My Fair Lady and Camelot, as well as earlier, lesser known works. Free.

Broadway at W, W New York Times Square, 10:30pm – midnight

Broadway @ W Times Square is a series that hosts the casts of Broadway’s hottest shows. This week’s event will feature performances from the cast of Chicago The Musical and Kristolyn Lloyd from Dear Evan Hansen. Free.

 

FILM

Sunday TV Time (Screening of The Deuce and Curb Your Enthusiasm), Arlo Hotel – SoHo, 8:30pm, Free, RVP.

 

MUSIC

Tessa Plays Beethoven, Church of the Heavenly Rest – UES, Free, RSVP.

Mutual Interest, Stereobird, Pale Ramon, Weekend Secret, Goldsounds – Brooklyn, 4pm, $8.

Sneakers Award, Jared Hart (The Scandals), Early Riser, Binary Heart, Brooklyn Bazaar, 6pm, $8.

The Off White, Brenda, Evan Jewett, The GBs, Cape House – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Avi Buffalo, Lady the Beard, Ragamuffin, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10

Surf Wax America, Sky Pony, Mercury Lounge – LES, 8pm, $10.

Sam Kogon, The Medium, Winstons, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5 – $7

Konvoi, Diary, Faten Kanaan, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Ice Balloons, Benni, Aquarian Blood, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Sliki (Viki + Stallone), Tarpit, Shells, Trans- Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

Skyes, Rvby My Dear, Glass Mannequins, Stranger Cat, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $8 – $10.

Afro Latin Sabor Sundays w/ Strings n’ Skins, Bunna Cafe – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Cherry Glazerr, THICK, Dances, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 10pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Sam Morril (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Adam Devine’s House Party, Conan, Inside Amy Schumer), Zainab Johnson (HBO’s All Def Comedy, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Arsenio, MTV’s Acting Out), Neko White (MTV 2’s Hip Hop Hollywood Squares, Elite Daily’s Gen Why, AXSTV’s Gotham Comedy Live), Chloe Hilliard (NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show, Tru TV’s Almost Genius, MTV’s Acting Out), Adrienne Iapalucci (NBC’s Last Comic Standing), Kareem Green (BET’s ComicView, TV One’s Bill Bellamy’s Whos Got Jokes) – Part of New York Comedy Festival, Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 7pm, $5 – $8.

Sean Patton – Part of New York Comedy Festival, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

ONGOING

Canstruction, Brookfield Place – Lower Manhattan, Until Nov. 14 – 10am to 8pm, Nov. 15 – 10am – 6pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (11/7) SkateFest, Fall Field Day, Dulce Sloan, Sean Patton

THINGS TO DO

Fall Field Day, Betsy Head Park – Brooklyn, 11am – 3pm

NYC Parks presents the third annual Fall Field Day. Relive classic and re-imagined field day activities such as giant soccer, tug-o-war, bean bag musical chairs, potato sack race, three-legged race, obstacle course, etc. For people of all ages.

SkateFest, The Rink at Bank of America Winter Village in Bryant Park – Midtown, Nov. 7 (Tues), 1pm – 3pm

Learn to skate with free lessons and prizes from US Figure Skating. Visit wintervillage.org for more details. Free.

Learn Indian Classical Dance, Consulate General of India – UES, 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Come learn the Indian classical arts of Odissi (Bani Ray) and Bharatnatyam (Malini Srinivasan) dance at the Indian Consulate on Tuesday evenings. Free. RSVP.

In Manhattan, The Bridge Theater at Shelter Studios – Hell’s Kitchen, 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Playwright Rick Charles Mueller will hold a public reading of his new play In Manhattan. Free. RSVP.

 

FILM

The American in Paris, Buell Hall, Columbia University – UWS, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

REVOLUSHN (featuring members of Devo) with special guest Randy Jones of the Village People, The FMs, N3 Neuron, Bowery Electric – LES, 7PM, $7 – $10.

Tiger + Man, Rahm, NOIA, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

pinky pinky, Antoine93, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Mike Nigro, Hiccup, Vacation Jason, Leaves, JZT and the Can You Be, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

QWAM, The Living Strange, Out All Night, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Nations, Ravens & Chimes, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

AKKI, Unscented DJ, Onkel-S, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 11:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

COMEDY

Jest For Fun w/ Mike Recine (Conan, Comedy Central), Kerry Coddett (MTV, Comedy Central), Royce Wynn (ESPN), Adrienne Iapalucci (Letterman, Comedy Cellar), BK9 – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.

As If! Comedy Show w/ Bobbie Elfie (Sappy Love Notes), Michael Svetich (New Yorker), Ian Fidance (VH1), Ashley Hamilton (Man Repeller), Hugo Gertner (Canal Plus) – Reserve your ticket to get free beer, Kinfolk 90 – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Comedy at the Corner: New York Comedy Festival Edition w/ Sean Patton (Conan), Aparna Nancherla (Late Night with Seth Meyers), Nathan Macintosh (Conan), Kerry Coddett (The Nightly Show), Greg Stone (America’s Got Talent), Keenan Steiner (Elite Daily), Hosted by Thiago Macklin, The Hungry Ghost – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5.

Show My Goodness w/ Maria Wojciechowski, Evan Morrison, and Albert Kirchner, Bushwick Public House – Brooklyn, 8pm, $0 – $5.

No Exit w/ Dulce Sloan (The Daily Show), Anthony DeVito (Comedy Central Half Hour), Jak Knight (Big Mouth, Comedy Central), Sarah Tollemache (Late Show, Comedy Central), Ranaan Herschberg (Self-Helpless), Michael Svetich (attorney-at-law, single handedly caused 2008 banking crisis), and Andrew Caudill (The Tallest Building in Glendale), The Well – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Dan Lamorte (FOX’s Red Eye), Wendi Starling (Glamor Puss), Alex Carabaño (V Spot), Hosted by Rachel Joan (Old Man Hustle) – Part of New York Comedy Festival, Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Queerly Comedic w/ Cam Mesinger, Jes Tom, Dana Friedman, Jeena Bloom, Lorena Russi Serna, Chelsea Moroski, QED – Queens, 9pm, $8.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 28, 7:30am – 8:30am, 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.

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 (11/6) Xbox One X Launch, The Office Trivia, Side Ponytail

The Public Theater Mobile Unit: The Winter’s Tale, Roy Wilkins Recreation Center  – Queens, 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 ruth.hernandez@parks.nyc.gov . Free.

Xbox One X Launch, Microsoft Store NYC – Midtown, 6pm – 1am

Be one of the first in the country to get your hands on the Xbox One X. Microsoft will give away exclusive Xbox swag and a new Samsung QLED 4K TV. No purchase necessary.

The Office Trivia, Stone Creek Bar and Lounge – Kips Bay, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Take a break from being The World’s Best Boss, your classes at art school, or beet farming to prove you know the most about the Dunder Mifflin family. Prizes will be awarded in lieu of Dundees, and you don’t want to be left empty handed… that’s what she said!

 

FILM

Lovecraft Film Screenings: Comedy, Lovecraft – East Village, 6pm, $5.

Straight/ Curve: Redefining Body Image, 12th flr. lounge, Lowenstein Building – UWS, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Johnny Gallagher, Lakes, John Kegla, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8 – $10.

The Sherlocks, Best Behavior, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10.

The Travelers, Jordan Kirk, Kohli Calhoun, Grant Swift Glidden, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Giant Peach, Small Drag, Sister Munch, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $7.

Tanya Trio, Ben Brody, Bella+Thomas Rohrer, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Headsplitters, Disjawn, Narcoleptics, Extended Hell, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.

Floor Model, Bodykit, Cienfuegos, Isolde Touch, Shredded Nerve, Juju Pie, Diamond Girl (DJ), HECK – Brooklyn, 9pm, $5.

Walter Schreifels, Sammy James, Jr., Parker Kindred, Billy Campion, Ian Love, etc. (Tom Petty tribute), Brooklyn Bowl, 9pm, $10.

Dakota Jones, Sur, Brian Dunne, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Side Ponytail w/ Mary Mack (FOX, Last Comic Standing), Tim Harmston (Last Comic Standing), Jeremy Hammond (FOX, The Hard Times), Justin Perez (Undie Party), Chris Daniels (New York Comedy Festival), Lane Lonion (Hell Yes Fest), Hosted by Emily Winter and Carolyn Busa, Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Comedy at the Grocery Official Winter Launch Party w/ Sean Patton, Blair Socci, Joe List, Kyle Ayers, Hosted by Petey De’Abreu, Arlene’s Grocery – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Mo’ Jokes, Mo’ Problems Comedy, Hosted by Rich Penn and Ishmael Gaynor, Bar Nine – Hell’s Kitchen, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Savage: A Comedy Show, Fawkner – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Speakeasy Comedy, Hosted by Jordan Raybould and Mike Coscarelli, Local 138 – LES, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Maddy Smith, Ethan SP, Liz Glazer, Khalid Rahmaan, May Wilkerson, Colin Lewis, Bret Raybould, Suarin Choksi, LAp DAnce SAloon – Alphabet City, 9pm, 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.

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

 

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