Around NYC Today (2/3) Target First Saturdays, Circus & Sebastian, Dirty Show

THINGS TO DO

Target First Saturdays, Brooklyn Museum, 5pm – 11pm

Brooklyn Museum hosts a day of free concerts, a dance festival, a film screening and panel discussions and a dance party in celebration of Black History. Music by The Skins, Latasha Alcindor and Aaron Abernathy. Panel discussions on Jean-Michel Baquiat and Malcolm X. Later in the night, Everyday People hosts a dance Party with performances from DJ mOma, Ian Isiah and Donae’O. Free.

The Circus and Sebastian, Westbeth Home to the Arts – West Village, 11am

A puppet ballet concieved and choreographed by Penny Jones to the rollicking music of Kabalevsky’s symphonic suite, The Comedians. The puppets look like giant Christmas toys come to life with The Nutcracker man as circus master. $10.

Staten Island Stop ‘N’ Swap, Clay Pit Ponds Interpretive Center – Staten Island, 12pm – 3pm

At Stop ‘N’ Swaps, New Yorkers bring items they no longer need and find things that are new to them. Stop ‘N’ Swaps encourage reuse, build community, and reduce the waste NYC sends to landfills. Bring clean, reusable, gently-used portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, and toys that you no longer need, and take home something new to you, free! You don’t have to bring something to take something. Free.

 

MUSIC

Septic Rot, Decisions, Fealty, HECK – Brooklyn, 9pm, $5 – $10.

Brandon Lopez, ISSUE Project Room – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

MONOGOLD, Warpark, Sur Back, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 6pm, $10.

Cherch, The ’94 Knicks, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7pm, $10.

Daul Haus, Death By Piano, The More, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Passage, Annulment, None Above All, What of Us, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 2pm, $7 – $12.

ODISEAS, Dr. Danny, The Due Diligence, RUSSEK, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Sir Jarlesberg, The Perfect Man, Moist Paula’s Aesthetic Alien, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

AFAT Tour, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

Shining Mirrors, Råtta, Flag Day, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Greg Mendez, Neil O’Neil (of Donovan Wolfington), Manors, Power Funeral, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Popped Collar Comedy w/ Pedro Salinas, Lucie Steiner, Kenny Warren, Lucas Connolly, Wanjiko Eke, Dan Wickes, Hosted by Andrew Manning, The Platform – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

School Nite Comedy Hour w/ Camille Theobald (MTV, New York Comedy Festival), Joe Striks (Clam Pals, Good Day New York), Frank Favia (Comic Strip Live, Clubs & Colleges), LeClerc Andre (‘Laughs’ on Fox, YouTube), Sidewalk – East Village, 5:45pm, Free, RSVP.

Jackknife Comedy w/ Emmy Blotnick (Comedy Central), Anna Suzuki (Late Show With Stephen Colbert), Andrew Casertano (The Roastmasters), Tawanda Gona (Bridgetown Comedy Festival), Matt Bachus (Caroline’s), Erik Monical (Boston Comedy Festival) and Caitlin Peluffo (S.F. Sketchfest), The Creek and the Cave – Queens, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

The Dirty Show w/ Scott Chaplain (Comedy Central’s Roast Battle), Mike Recine (Conan), Carolyn Castiglia (Comedy Central, MTV2), QED – Queens, 9:30pm, $10.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 31, 2018, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

Latin Dance for Fitness, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Saturday until Dec. 29, 2018, 9am – 10am. Free.

A Celebration of the Blues Exhibition, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Tuesday to Saturday until Feb. 24, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

High Line Winter Tour, Gansevoort Plaza at the High Line, Every Saturday until Feb. 24, 2018, 12pm, Free.

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields, Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant’s Gate in Central Park, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.

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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