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 (11/13) Butterboy, Side Ponytail, Martha Redbone, City of God

THINGS TO DO

NewsGuild Shop Talk with A.O. Scott, 1500 Broadway – Times Square, 6:30pm – 8pm

O. Scott, one of the New York Times’ chief critics, discusses his career, the role of the critic and the current media industry and entertainment landscape. Free, RSVP.

The Unthinkable Staged Reading, Theater for the New City – East Village, 7pm – 9pm

The Unthinkable was a semifinalist for the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Conference and was shortlisted for the 92 Y Theater Collective. It’s directed by Frank M. Calo, whose credits include the Ryan Gosling film The Believer. Free.

The Office Trivia, Stone Creek Bar and Lounge – Kips Bay, 8pm – 9:30pm

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! Free. RSVP.

 

FILM

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

City of God, House Fire – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

The Kings County Swing, St. Mazie Bar and Supper Club, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Martha Redbone, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture – Harlem, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Semaphore, Professional Man, Dark Turn, Absent City, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10.

Roar, Kissing is a Crime, Weed Hounds, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Funny Moms, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

RL Kelly, Emily Reo, merce lemon, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

Justin Dean Thomas, The Muckers, The Midnight Hollow, Berlin – LES, 8pm, $10.

BODEGA, Video Daughters, ESSi, Kate Mohanty, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 9pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Butterboy w/ Todd Barry, Matteo Lane, Anna Drezen, Hosted by Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla and Maeve Higgins, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Side Ponytail w/ Robby Hoffman (writer for The Chris Gethard Show), Luke Touma (SiriusXM), Pranav Behari (Cape Fear Comedy Fest), Kat Radley (The Daily Show), Ryan Donahue (Jimmy Kimmel), Allie Goertz (@midnight, IFC’s 10 Comedy Musicians You Need to Know), Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Sit, Stay Comedy w/ Isabel Hangen, Jen Lap, Katie Boyle, AMarie Castillo, Will Purpura, Juannell RIley, Rob Stalkie, The Lantern – Greenwich Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Jess Salomon, Courtney Maginnis, Ashley Gavin, Olivia Vessel, Mike Cross, Dekunle, Hoff Matthews – w/ free pizza, Bar 2A – East Village, 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.

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

Canstruction, Brookfield Place – Lower Manhattan, Until Nov. 14 – 10am to 8pm, Nov. 15 – 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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Around NYC Today (10/30) Goth Clothing Swap, Side Ponytail, Rocky Horror

THINGS TO DO

Music & Literature No. 8 New York Launch, Poets House – Battery Park, 6pm – 8pm

Music & Literature proudly presents an evening with the stars of its eighth issue, French author Éric Chevillard and American jazz saxophonist Mark Turner. Performances and presentations by the artists headline a program of live music, readings, and conversation.

Electric Body: An Exploration Through Movement, The Assemblage – NoMad, 6pm – 7pm

Join Tasha Blank for a class that systematically unlocks our stuck places and unleashes an onslaught of inspiration, pleasure, and breath through both guided and freeform movement. Dress to sweat. Free. RSVP.

Goth Swap Vol. 2, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 7pm – 10pm

Join a clothing swap at Silent Barn. For black clothing only.  Everyone throws all the clothes in a big pile and you can take whatever you want. Bring a bag
even if you don’t have anything to throw in. All unclaimed clothing will be donated to Housing Works. Free.
FILM

Rocky Horror Picture Show Double Feature (1975 and 2016), NYU Kimmel Center, 5pm, Free.

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

The Sultan and Saint, Rosenthal Pavilion at NYU Kimmel Center – Greenwich Village, 6:30pm, Free.

 

MUSIC

US Girls, Sister Pact, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10 – $12.

Glenn Danzig Tribute Night – Catzig performs Danzig, Psychodynamic performs Samhain, The American Sankies perform the Misfits, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $9.

Long Neck, Cutouts, Shya, Wet Mut, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

 

COMEDY

Side Ponytail w/ Brian Parise (Just for Laughs), Ray Kump (VICE Sports), Mamoudou N’diaye (Mic, FunnyOrDie), Chloe Radcliffe (Women in Comedy Fest), Tito Garza (Funny or Die), Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

The There Will Be Hot Girls There Comedy Show w/ Claire Parker and Isabel Hagen, The Standing Room – Queens, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

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

Dan Lamorte, Danny Vega, Justin Lanza, Richard Toomer, Sallie Smith-Fitch, Casey McGowan, Ashlynn Salzano and Maggie Lalley (musical guest), LAp DAnce SAloon – East Village, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Arse-toria Comedy w/ Adam Sokol, Derek Humphrey, Jericho Davidson, Justin Hancock, Lindsay Boling, Passage Irish Bar and Kitchens – Queens, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Speakeasy Comedy, Hosted by Jordan Raybould and Mike Coscarelli, Local 138 – LES, 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.

Women With Wings Art Exhibit, Maggie’s Garden and Friendship Garden – Sugar Hill, Every Saturday and Sunday 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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Oct. 9 (Mon.), Indigenous Peoples Day, Columbus Day, Myq Kaplan

THINGS TO DO

Indigenous Peoples Day, Harlem River Field

Rethink Columbus Day with this two Day Indigenous Celebration. With performances from Native American artists, musicians and poets. Monday event starts at sunrise with a ceremony. Free.

Columbus Day Parade, 11am

Parade moves up Fifth Avenue from 47th Street to 72nd Street. There’s also a red carper area between 67th Street and 69th Street. Free.

Rikers Island Exhibition: Behind these Prison Walls, The Living Gallery Outpost (East Village), 6pm – 9pm

Former Rikers Island Corrections officer, visual artist, and author Lorenzo Steele Jr. takes viewers into the nation’s most violent adolescent jail on Rikers Island. Lorenzo uses photography and a personal testimony that will take individuals on a visual journey into the “Bing.” Free.

Reading for Disaster Relief, The Poetry Project at St. Mark’s (East Village), 8pm – 9:30pm

Readings by Desiree C. Bailey, Jaquira Díaz, Camonghne Felix, Whitney Greenaway
David Tomas Martinez, etc. Proceeds go to support ongoing relief efforts In Mexico, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands. Donation.

FILM

Lovecraft Film Screenings, Lovecraft (Alphabet City), 6pm, $5.

BPM, Alice Tully Hall (UWS), 6pm, Free. RSVP.

MUSIC

Steve Jr., Poppies, GONG GONG GONG, Dark Tea, Mercury Lounge (LES), 7pm, $10.

Swampboots, Kangaroo, Melting Death Vapors, Watergate, Sunnyvale (Brooklyn), 8pm, $7.

Little Junior, Baby’s All Right (Brooklyn), 8pm, $10.

S The Supplicant, Romantic States, Agua Viva, Air Waves (solo), Silent Barn (Brooklyn), 8pm, $8.

COMEDY

Night Train with Wyatt Cenac feat. Ari Shaffir, Marina Franklin, Chanel Ali, The Lucas Brothers, Littlefield (Brooklyn), 7:30pm, $5-$8.

Side Ponytail feat. Barry Rothbart (Comedy Central, Downward Dog), David Tveite (Last Comic Standing, Sirius XM), Andrew Casertano (Animal Planet), Wanjiko Eke (Brooklyn Comedy Fest), Martin Urbano (Jimmy Kimmel), Alison Leiby (writer for The President Show), Friends and Lovers (Brooklyn), 8pm, Free.

The Stoner Show (part of Park Slope Comedy Festival), Divine Bar (Brooklyn), 8:30pm, $10.

Myq Kaplan and Friends Birthday and Halloween Show, QED Astoria (Queens), 8:30pm, $6.

Speakeasy Comedy hosted by Jordan Raybould and Mike Coscarelli, Local 138 (LES), 9pm – 10pm, Free. RSVP.

Ed Sullivan on Acid feat. Calvin Cato, Rick James (part of Park Sloper Comedy Festival), Freddy’s Bar (Brooklyn), 9pm, $10.

Comedy at the Lantern, The Lantern (Greenwich Village), 10pm, Free. RSVP.

Park Slope Comedy Festival Roast Battles Rounds 1 and 2, Freddy’s Bar (Brooklyn), 10:30pm, $10.

ONGOING

Free Admission Roller Skating, Pier 2 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, Every Mon. and Fri., 3-6pm, Free admission, $6 for skate rental.

Milkshake Happy Hour, Big Daddy’s (Flatiron), Mon.- Fri., 3pm – 5pm

New Sounds Live: Phonemophonic Alphabet Brass Band by Carol Szymanski, Brookfield Place (Lower Manhattan), From Oct. 6 -11 (hours vary), Free.