Around NYC Today (1/10) Frank Conniff’s Cartoon Dump, Shanghai Film Week

THINGS TO DO

Frank Conniff’s Cartoon Dump, QED – Queens, 7:30pm – 9pm

Frank Conniff (TV’s Frank on Mystery Science Theater 3000) hosts a variety/stand-up show in the guise of a fake kid’s show. Frank hosts the show in character as Moodsy, the Clinically Depressed Owl, and shows a bunch of weird and crappy old cartoons between stand-up, music and sketches. $8.

 

MUSIC

House of Vogue w/ Mike Q and Quest?onmarc, House of Yes – Brooklyn, 10pm, $10.

Ceramic Animal, Shining Mirrors, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

The Good Few, Dionysia, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

Geezer, The Hazytones, Sun Voyager, Trip, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Sister Thieves, The Kingdøm øv GØD?, Lenin Boys, Henry Black, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

James A.M. Downes, Peter Wise, James Parenti, Bowery Electric – LES, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Invisible Candy, Marzipan, Watergate, American Darlings, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Human People, Washer, Water From Your Eyes, Beeyotch, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8:30pm, $8 – $10.

Zzzwalk, New Rose, Brendan Sullivan, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

 

COMEDY

Thick Wit Comedy w/ Wendi Starling (Fuse TV), LeClerc Andre (The Stand), Emily Winter (TV Land), Peter Revello (New York Comedy Club), Connor Creagan (WikiFreakz Podcast), The Way Station – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

The Fancy Show w/ Doug Key (MTV), Ethan Simmons Patterson (Green Gravel Comedy Festival), Sean Donnelly (Letterman, Conan), Calvin Evans (Comedy Central, in from Chicago), Aimee Rose Ranger (Women in Comedy Festival), Hosted by Chanel Ali (SeeSo), The Douglass – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Comedians You Should Know w/ Kate Willet (Comedy Central), Sam Jay (SNL), Matt Ruby (Comedy Cellar), Josh Rabinowitz (Broad City), Jeff Steinbrunner (Cleveland Comedy Fest), The Gutter – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $5.

 

FILM

The Lost Tomb (Part of Shanghai Film Week), New York Film Academy – Battery Park, 1:30pm, Free. RSVP.

The Monkey King (Part of Shanghai Film Week), New York Film Academy – Battery Park, 4pm, Free. RSVP.

 

 

 

Around NYC Today (1/3) Comedians You Should Know, Bay Uno, French Classes

THINGS TO DO

Free Mini French Classes, French Institute Alliance Francaise – UES, 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Looking to learn French this winter? Join FIAF’s unique immersion method composed of 30-minute sample classes. Each session covers topics such as learning what to say at a speed dating session and asking for directions in a French-speaking city. Free. RSVP. 

 

MUSIC

Supplier, A Bunch of Dead People, Public Speaking, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Julia Battistin, Evan Glynn, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $5.

Oh, Oh, Ecstasy, Tica Douglas, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Huh, Night Powers, Belle-Skinner, Amy Klein, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7pm, $10.

Ninjoi, TheSecondSex, Ghost Piss, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Bay Uno, He Arrived By Helicopter, La Peche, Union Pool –Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Big Sur, Club Bonafide – East Midtown, 7:30pm, $10.

Lindsey Wilson, Madison Thibodeau, Allen Childs, Allison Rowan, Nate Hassan, Salzy Bar – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $5.

 

COMEDY

Aparna Nancherla, Rachel Pegram, Bowen Yang & Matt Rogers (SLUCK), Andrew Barbato, Gabe Gonzalez, Harris Mayersohn, Jenny Gorelick, Addie Weyrich, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 8pm, $6 – $8.

The Mostly Fun Comedy Show w/ Hannah Boone, Daniel J Perafan, Isabel Hagen, Zane Golia, Ben Katzner, Michel Djme Francoeur, Albert Kirchner, Halyards – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP. 

A Very Hot and Bothered New Year w/ Laurel Cummings (Funny or Die), Krista Komondor (Becomingacomedian.com), Brian Grossi (New York Comedy Club), Lawrence DeLoach (Elite Daily), Teresa DeGaetano (Impractical Jokers), Sydnee Washington (The UnOffical Expert Podcast), Zilla Vodnas (Women of Comedy Festival) and a secret special guest, Black Cat – LES, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP. 

Comedians You Should Know w/ Michael Kosta (Daily Show), Judah Friedlander (30 Rock), Aparna Nancherla (Conan), Mehran Kaghani (Last Comic), Saurin Choksi (Brown Privilege), The Gutter – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $5. 

The Fancy Show w/ Joe Pera (Late Night with Seth Meyers), Mehran Khaghani (Last Comic Standing), Nore Davis (Comedy Central), Ayanna Dookie (AXS TV), Jena Friedman (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart), Hosted by Will Miles (HBO’s Crashing), The Douglass – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP. 

 

FILM

Advance Screening: The Road Movie, Videology Bar and Cinema – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free, RSVP. 

 

ONGOING

35th Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until January 5, 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.

‘Volez Voguez Voyagez’ Louis Vuitton Exhibition, 86 Trinity Place – Lower Manhattan, Until January 7, (Mon to Sat – 10 am to 8pm; Sun – 11am to 7pm), Free. RSVP.

 

 

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Around NYC Today (11/21) Little Cinema, Fuck You Revue, Janeane Garofalo

THINGS TO DO

Last Name Basis Live Taping, BRIC – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9pm

BRIC Radio presents a live taping of its podcast Last Name Basis. Hosted by the husband and wife team Franchesca Ramsey and Patrick Kondas, Last Name Basis is a bi-weekly podcast that covers everything from what’s going on in the world to what’s happening in their lives as an interracial married couple. Free.

Little Cinema: Being John Malkovich, House of Yes – Brooklyn, 7pm – 10pm

Little Cinema, which presents shows described as “Rocky Horror Picture Show meets Cirque Du Soleil,” presents a screening of “Being John Malkovich” with puppets, ballet, aerial acrobats and live jazz. Free afterparty with DJ Malkovich. Free waiting list tickets still available.

Doctors and Nurses, BRIC (Studio A) – Brooklyn, 7pm to 9pm

In Doctors and Nurses two performers create a tense display of different forms of personal testimony. A patient explains what led to his upcoming heart surgery at a New York hospital. Alongside him, a singer accompanies and interrupts with phrases from forgotten Rag-Time era songs. 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.

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

‘Volez Voguez, Voyagez’ Louis Vuitton Exhibition, 86 Trinity Place – Lower Manhattan, (Mon to Sat – 10 am to 8pm; Sun – 11am to 7pm), Free. RSVP.

Grand Central Holiday Fair, Grand Central Terminal – Midtown, Until Dec. 24, 10am to 8pm.

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.

The Typing Machine: Participatory and Multimedia Exhibition, El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 – UES, Until Nov. 26, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

Fuck You Revue: Burlesque and Performance Art Mayhem, Bizarre – Brooklyn, Every third Tuesday of the month, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

The Age of Daydreaming (1965), Bohemian National Hall – UES, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Without Gorkey, Hauser & Wirth – Chelsea, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Animation Nights New York, The Gutter – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

 

MUSIC

God Tiny, Hollow Eyed, Latin Punk Jazz, Darkwing, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Dr. Danny (The Lemon Twigs), Ronnie D’Addario, Michael D’Addario Trio, The Show is the Rainbow, Bowery Electric – LES, 7:30pm, $8 – $10.

Greg Fox and M. Geddes Gengras (duo set), Leya, mmm, die Reihe, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Robert Francis, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Tiger +Man, Taxman, The Wali Sanga, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Dizzyride, Hanging Stills, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Janeane Garofalo, Jo Firestone, Dulcé Sloan, Casey James Salengo, Dina Hashem, Mehran Khaghani, Jess Salomon, Chris Laker, Alison Zeidman, Shane Torres, Nate Fridson, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

Mike Recine (Conan), Colin Cook (Comix), Melissa Diaz (Carolines on Broadway), J. Fox-Jones (You dont know s*it podcast), Brandon Collins (Comedy Outliers), Mott Haven Bar & Grill – Bronx, 7pm, $10.

Janelle James (Comedy Central), Josh Johnson (Fallon), Giulio Gallarotti (MTV), Ray Kump (VICE), The Shanty – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

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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, a live DJ and free beer. Free. RSVP.

Reality Check Exhibition Opening, Sotheby’s Institute of Art – Midtown, 6pm – 8pm

Reality Check explores notions of perceived and shared reality through the lenses of artists who challenge preconceived perceptions of truth. Artists question what happens if one refuses to accept societal consensus and seek alternative viewpoints. Participating artists include Layo Bright, Yun Han Chang, Yongjae Kim, Rebecca Ou, Wong Kit Yi, and Hyangro Yoon. Free. RSVP.

 

FILM

Miss Representation, Lovinger Theatre – Bronx, 3:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Les Francais C’est les Autres, Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall, Columbia University, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

 

MUSIC

Odd Ones Out, Canary Swords, Nova Luz, Mel Rosa, Cale and the Gravity Well, Exit 18, Pianos – LES, 6pm, $8.

Tight Fright, Sugarlife, Butthole University, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $9.

Sic Tic, Ben Pagano and the Space Machine, Egg Peckers, Pinc Louds, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 7pm, $8.

Grim Streaker, The Moms, Ellen and The Degenerates, Basement Beers, The Rizzos, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Cosmonaut, Petal Crush, The Sugar Busch, Josh Yavneh + The Culprits, Bowery Electric – LES, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Mike Kolb, Lunch Cult, Yeah Baby, Debbie, The Glove – Brooklyn, 8pm, $7.

JOBS, Creative Healing, Tmboy, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10

Dolunay, Kane Mathis, Glas, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Sad Baxter, No Ice, The Sofas, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Yellow Days, Berlin – East Village, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Animal Collective (DJ set), Avey Tare and Geologist, Journey 2 The Light, Ben Steidel, Cedar Sound Workshop, Sonny Daze, Shawn Dub, Good Room – Brooklyn, 9pm, $7.

 

COMEDY

Terry Parrett, Joey Rinaldi, Frank Failla, Patrick Holcomb, Eli Trichon, Broadway Comedy Club – Midtown, 7pm, $10.

Kung Fu Comedy w/ Jared Freid (MTV’s Failosophy), Adrián Minkowicz (Gotham Comedy Live), Bryan Yang (one of BuzzFeed’s “Top 14 Comedians You Should Be Paying Attention To”), New York Comedy Club – Chelsea, 7pm, $10.

Left Breast Comedy, Hosted by Kim Dinaro and SallyAnn Hall, The Lantern – Greenwich Village, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Brantley Brice (Splitsider), Alex Broome (Broadway Comedy Club), Lauren Hope Krass (Charleston Comedy Festival), Chrissie Mayr (Comedy at Stonewall), Sydnee Washington (The Unofficial Expert), QED – Queens, 7:30pm, $8.

Mark Normand, Samuel Comroe, Erica Spera, LeClerc Andre, Marie Faustin, Drexler’s – East Village, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Joe Moses, Erik Bergstrom, Claudia Cogan, Victor Varnado – Part of New York Comedy Festival, Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

The Fancy Show w/ Nathan Macintosh (Colbert), Mike Drucker (Bill Nye Saves the World), Ramy Youssef (Colbert), Sonia Denis (Comedy Central Comic to Watch), Tito Garza (Creek & Cave), Hosted by Rob Haze (Comedy Central), The Douglass – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Comedians You Should Know w/ Judah Friedlander (30 Rock), Dave Landau (This Is Not Happening), Yedoye Travis (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert), Ester Steinberg (Just For Laughs), Blake Burkhart (CYSK), Lane Pieschel (Fancy Show), David Drake (Dave), Hosted by Saurin Choksi (Brown Privilege), The Gutter – Brooklyn, 9pm, $5.

 

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.

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

Learn Basic Sign Language, Poe Park – Bronx, 10:45am – 11:30am

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

The Typing Machine: Participatory and Multimedia Exhibition, El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 – UES, Until Nov. 26, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

 

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Sept. 27 (Wed), Moon Festival, Tribeca Art+Culture Night, Rehearsal for Truth

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Ian Chang releases his EP Spiritual Leader

THINGS TO DO

MOON FESTIVAL, Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center (Queens), 9am – 2:30pm

Celebrate the beginning of the fall harvest season. Activities include a tai chi fan demonstration and cultural performances, dancing and a raffle. Breakfast and lunch provided. Free.

TRIBECA ART+CULTURE NIGHT, Various locations, 6pm. Free ($10-$30 for some events). RSVP.

This quarterly urban art festival will take place in more than 20 venues around Tribeca. Program includes, exhibitions, performances, talks and workshops. Tickets to artist talks and poetry readings are free. Guided tours and workshops cost $10 to $30.

PENGUIN BOOKS CELEBRATES BANNED BOOKS WEEK, Kate Werble Gallery (Lower Manhattan), 6pm, Free. RSVP.

Featuring readings of banned books by authors Karan Mahajan, Alex Gilvarry, Leopoldine Core and Danielle Lazarin. Wine will be served. Raffle tickets to be sold to benefit We Need Diverse Books.

SPUTNIK YOGA, Community Center (Brooklyn), 7pm

Bring your own mat. For all levels. Free. RSVP.

DRINK AND DRAW WEDNESDAY, The Living Gallery (Brooklyn), 7pm

There will be wine, drawing materials and a live figure drawing model. $10.

BROAD CITY TRIVIA, ESSEX (LES), 8pm – 9pm

Did you know that Bed Bath & Beyond coupons never expire? Familiar with “nature’s pocket?” If so, you’re ready to join five rounds of Broad City Trivia. Just don’t tell Bevers. Free. RSVP.

REHEARSAL FOR TRUTH THEATER FESTIVAL, OTTHON/ HOME (HUNGARY), Bohemian National Hall (UES), 8pm. Free. RSVP.

Hungarian play loosely based on The Pelican by August Strindberg. Show will be performed in Hungarian with English subtitles. Talk back session and after party after the show.

FILM

THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS (2017), Basketball Courts in Hamilton Fish Park (LES), 7pm

BASKETBALL DIARIES (1995), Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm. Free. RSVP.

SPIRITS’ HOMECOMING (2016), YWCA (4207 Parsons Blvd., Queens), 6:40pm. Free. RSVP.

I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO (2016), New York City Baha’i Center (Greenwich Village), 6:30pm. Free. RSVP.

BLACK GIRL (1966, Senegal), Richard Beavers Gallery (Brooklyn), 7pm, $5 suggested donation

MUSIC

EHIOROBO & THE BOYO ORCHESTRA, HERRICK AND HOOLEY, LEON CHANG, Pianos (LES), 7pm, $8.

LES BICYCLETTES BLANCHES, NIHILOCEROS, FUNCRUSHER, TKR, DJ SUGARFREE BK, Sunnyvale (Brooklyn), 8pm. $10.

DUMP HIM, WORRIERS (SOLO), HARKIN, ESPEJOS, Silent Barn (Brooklyn), 9pm. $8-$20.

IAN CHANG RECORD RELEASE SHOW WITH RAHM, NINA MOFFITT, Baby’s All Right (Brooklyn), 8pm, $10.

KAT GANG, The Rose Club (Central Park South), 9pm. Free. RSVP.

ALEX SIMON’S GYPSY ENSEMBLE, St. Mazie Bar and Supper Club (Brooklyn), 9:30pm. Free. RSVP.

THE MOTHERS TOUNGES WITH GUEST XANDER FERREIRA, Baby’s All Right (Brooklyn), 11:30pm, $10.

COMEDY

COMEDIANS YOU SHOULD KNOW FEAT. JO FIRESTONE (FALLON), EMMA WILMANN (COLBERT), JORDAN TEMPLE (MTV), MIKE LEBOVITZ (LAST COMIC STANDING), DAVID DRAKE (CYSK NYC), The Gutter (Brooklyn), 8:30pm. $5.

WOMBAT: A COMEDY SHOW FEAT. JORDAN TEMPLE (MTV), CHANEL ALI (NIGHT TRAIN), CAITLIN PELUFFO (NBC) AND JEREMYAH SCHUR (WOMBAT). HOSTED BY DAVIDSON BOSWELL, BEN SIY-HIAN AND RANDALL OTIS, ReVision Lounge and Gallery (LES), 8pm. Free. RSVP.

CRUSHES, LOVES AND ONE-NIGHT STANDS: HOSTED BY RICHARD TOOMER AND ZILLA VODAS, The Footlight (Queens), 7:30pm. $5.

THE JUICE FEAT. SARAH TOLLEMACHE (COLBERT), CHRISTI CHIELLO (JUST FOR LAUGHS), PETER SMITH (THE DUPLEX), IKECHUKWU UFOMADU (IKE AT NIGHT) HOSTED BY CARMEN CHRISTOPHER AND CONNER O’MALLEY, Union Pool (Brooklyn), Doors 7pm/ Show 8pm, $5 advance, $7 at the door.

OMH PRESENTS: A WEEKLY COMEDY SHOW FEAT. LEAH BONNEMA, ANTHONY KAPFER, YUMI KORDOVSKY HOSTED BY VICTOR VARNADO (JIMMY KIMMEL), Old Man Hustle (LES), 8pm, Free. RSVP.

CHRISTIAN FINNEGAN SOLO SHOW, QED (Queens), 7:30pm, $7.

THE FANCY SHOW, The Douglass (Brooklyn), 8:30pm

COMEDY AT THE LANTERN, The Lantern (Greenwich Village), 8pm, Free. RSVP.

WITCHING HOUR, The Grisly Pear Comedy Club (Greenwich Village), $5.

HARLEM COMEDY COMPETITION SECOND ROUND, The Shrine (Harlem), $10.