Around NYC Today (9/13) Public Access TV, Open Track Nights, The So So Glos

THINGS TO DO Rooftop Painting Workshop, Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street – West Village, 6pm – 8pm Join artist Amy Digi for an outdoor water color painting and monotypes printmaking workshop at sunset. Learn how to paint from observation, plus basics about materials, color mixing and composition. You’ll get to take home your painting. Supplies will be provided. No experience is necessary. Free. … Continue reading Around NYC Today (9/13) Public Access TV, Open Track Nights, The So So Glos

Around NYC Today (8/14) Gremlins, Strictly Tango, Grandbaby Comedy, CBXT

THINGS TO DO CBXT, Pier 17, 89 South Street – Lower Manhattan, 5:30pm – 6:15pm Free fitness classes are now available on Tuesdays and Thursdays curated by some of New York’s top fitness experts, courtesy of LIFEWTR and NewYork-Presbyterian, Lower Manhattan Hospital. CompleteBody Xross Training also known as CBXT, this premiere program incorporates a body transforming group of HIIT functional movements utilizing kettle bells, battle … Continue reading Around NYC Today (8/14) Gremlins, Strictly Tango, Grandbaby Comedy, CBXT

Around NYC Today (2/21) Edvard Munch’s Photography, Chinese New Year, Selena

THINGS TO DO Chinese New Year, Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center – Queens, 9:30am – 3pm Join a day of ballroom dance, belly dance, folklore dance performances and vocal performances. Free. Dance Away the Night, Highbridge Park – Washington Heights, 6pm – 8pm Strictly Tango’s popular Tango class is coming to Highbridge! Join a celebration of Milonga, a fast paced version of Tango. All levels are welcome … Continue reading Around NYC Today (2/21) Edvard Munch’s Photography, Chinese New Year, Selena

Around NYC Today (2/11) Musical Theatre Mayhem, Madams of the Universe

THINGS TO DO Musical Theatre Mayhem, QED – Queens, Feb. 11 (Sun.), 8:30pm – 10pm Musical theatre nerds unite. join a night of showtunes and comedy. Act 1: Broadway Bonanza: two comedians as musical theatre characters decide who’ll win in a physical fight. Act 2: Sing For Your Life: the audience chooses musicals that a guest will have to sing songs from. Act 3: 10-Minute Musical: three comedians … Continue reading Around NYC Today (2/11) Musical Theatre Mayhem, Madams of the Universe

Around NYC Today (1/13) Watercolor Classes, The Red Party, Bowery Comedy

THINGS TO DO Spotlight on Still Life – Closing Reception, H.H. Biddle House in Conference House Park – Staten Island, 1pm – 4pm “Spotlight on Still Life”, curated by artist Ann Marie McDonnell, presents photography from the faculty and students of Curtis High School who were part of an educational program that focuses on the history of the still-life genre through painting and photography, as well as contemporary approaches. Free. Free Watercolor … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/13) Watercolor Classes, The Red Party, Bowery Comedy

Around NYC Today (1/11) Exerskate, Talib Kweli, Goodness Greatness, Tremendous

THINGS TO DO Exerskate, The Rink at Bank of America Winter Village – Bryant Park, 8am – 8:30am Join an ice-based fitness classes for experienced skaters. Free. Tremendous, New York City Center – Midtown West, 5:30pm – 7pm Tremendous, a contemporary dance performance that premiered at LaMama Moves! Festival, connects individual stories of the female experience to the spectrum of social injustices and the need … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/11) Exerskate, Talib Kweli, Goodness Greatness, Tremendous

Around NYC Today (1/8) Butterboy, Myq Kaplan and Friends, Zaria Forman

THINGS TO DO An Evening with Zaria Forman, Parsons School of Design – East Village, 6pm – 8pm Celebrate the Climate Museum’s first exhibition, In Human Time. See Zaria Forman’s window installation of Whale Bay, Antarctica No. 4 in person. The reception will include soundscapes Forman recorded on an expedition in Antarctica in 2015. Free spiked hot beverages and treats will be available. There will also a free raffle for … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/8) Butterboy, Myq Kaplan and Friends, Zaria Forman

Around NYC Today (11/15) Judah Friedlander, Animal Collective, Canstruction

THINGS TO DO A View From the Bridge, Gerald W. Lynch Theater – Midtown, 1:30pm – 3:30pm CUNY’s Communication and Theatre Arts Department presents a staging of Arthur Miller’s classic play. $5 – $10. Dream State, W Loft – Brooklyn, 5pm – 9pm Come hang out on rooftop in Williamsburg for an evening of music, art, and skyline views. There will be interactive art installations, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/15) Judah Friedlander, Animal Collective, Canstruction

Around NYC Today (10/17), Pussy Riot, Animation Nights, Brown Privilege

THINGS TO DO Art Incarcerated: Pussy Riot and Belarus Free Theatre, Subculture (NoHo), 7pm, $8. Join PEN America in conversation with Natalia Kaliada, co-founding artistic director of the Belarus Free Theatre, and Maria Alyokhina of the Russian protest rock group Pussy Riot. They are making a rare New York City appearance while on tour with Burning Doors, a dramatization of artistic persecution featuring cases including … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/17), Pussy Riot, Animation Nights, Brown Privilege

Around NYC Today (10/16): Stomp Out the Muslim Ban, Night of the Living Dead

THINGS TO DO Jason Alexander and Amy Pietz, Build Studio (SoHo), 1pm – 1:30pm Jason Alexander and Amy Pietz will discuss their new show Hit The Road. Doors open 30 minutes before showtime. Valid ID required. Free. RSVP. RZA and DJ Mathematics, Build Studio (SoHo), 1pm – 1:30pm RZA will talk about the new Wu Tang Clan album The Saga Continues. Doors open 30 minutes before … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/16): Stomp Out the Muslim Ban, Night of the Living Dead

Cheap and Free Weekend: Brooklyn Lit Crawl, Salsa Party, Pants Off

Oct. 7 (Saturday) THINGS TO DO ModArts Dance Collective Rehearsal and Season Preview, Arts on Site NYC (Greenwich Village), 4:30pm Watch an open rehearsal and a preview of ModArts Dance Collective’s (MADC) upcoming 2017-18 season. MADC will show three works in process and answer questions regarding their creative process. $10. Dance the Night Away with Swing, Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (Harlem), 5pm Celebrate Harlem’s most … Continue reading Cheap and Free Weekend: Brooklyn Lit Crawl, Salsa Party, Pants Off