Around NYC Today (2/10) Chinese New Year, 6 Pack @ BritPack, Bowery Comedy

THINGS TO DO

Chinese New Year Celebration, Building P in Snug Harbor Cultural Center – Staten Island, Feb. 10 (Sat.), 2pm – 4:30pm

Welcome the Year of the Earth Dog with a Chinese New Year Celebration. Enjoy treats, tales, and traditional crafts as part of one of the biggest cultural celebrations in the world. Join the parade to the NY Chinese Scholar’s Garden and hear cymbals, drums, and pop-it firecrackers to scare off evil spirits. $10 for adults, $5 for children.

Icons in Their Own Right, Old Stone House in J.J. Byrne Playground – Brooklyn, 5pm – 8pm

Join the opening night of “Icons in their Own Right”, an art installation by Makeba “KEEBS” Rainey, which seeks to counter historic erasure, champion cultural representation, and reinforce identity and pride. Free.

BritPack Comedy Showcase, BDA Studios – Midtown, 7:30pm – 9:30pm

6 Pack @ Brit Pack is a monthly comedy showcase that features some of the hottest comedians in the comedy scene as you LOL over some free brew and light snacks with friends. A ticket gets you free beer and wine and snacks that will be served during the show. This month’s line-up includes Sean Patton (Comedy Central, Conan, Letterman), Rick Younger (The Today Show, Comic View, Mean Girls Broadway), Sydnee Washington (MTV, The Unofficial Expert Podcast, Carolines), Whitney Chanel Clark (Carolines, Broadway Comedy Club), Juan Escalante (Stand Up NY Comedy Festival, Unusual Culprits), Jaron Young (Cinderblock Festival, NY Comedy Club), Stewie Vill (CollegeHumor, Stand Up NY, Bio Channell), Hosted by Stewie Vill & Jaron Young. $8.75.

 

MUSIC

Brandy, Tropical Trash, Key Of Shame, Cowboy Turns, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

King Missile, Flower, Charles Bissell, Rose Gold – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Latvian Radio, Wild Planes, False Lights, The Textiles, The Birds of Prey, Pianos – LES, 7pm, $10.

Scarboro, Rebelmatic, Fat Heaven, Bodega Satellite, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Nitemirror, Deflector, Sandhogs, Fire, Stress, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9:30pm, $5.

Diary, The Wants, Drug Pizza, Verdi Grls, The Kingsland – Brooklyn, 7pm, $8.

Pow Pow Family Band (Record Release), Cotillon, Navy Gangs, The Park Church Co-op – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Bowery Comedy w/ Dave Hill (HBO, The Goddamn Dave Hill Show), Greg Barris (Heart of Darkness), Fumi Abe (MTV News), Josh Gondelman (Late Night with Seth Meyers), Bowery Electric – LES, 6pm, Free.

Free Comedy w/ Dekunle (Cry Baby), Abe Gatling (Cry Baby), Dan Licata (The Dan, Joe and Charles Show), Nick Naney (Annoyance Theatre), Niko White (VICE, Roast Battle), 181 Jackson Street (Basement) – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

The End of the Line Comedy w/ Liz Barrett, Laura Merli, Robbie Goodwin, Carolyn Busa, Sammie James, Patrick Holbert, Thiago Macklin, QED – Queens, 9:30pm, $10.

The Killing Joke w/ Aparna Nancherla (Comedy Central/Bojack Horseman/Crashing), Eman El Husseini (Just for Laughs Montreal), Shalewa Sharpe (Night Train with Wyatt Cenac), Derek Humphrey (Derek Mansplains it All Podcast), Julia Johns (Someecards), Pine Box Rock Shop – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Chris Duffy’s You Get a Spoon w/ Obehi Janice, Anthony DeVito, and Rebecca Vigil, Caveat – LES, 3:30pm, $10.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Saturday until Dec. 29, 2018, 8:30am – 9:30am, Free.

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

Black History Month: 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 – 12:45pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (2/8) Weyes Blood, We Don’t Even Know, Bomb Shelter Comedy

THINGS TO DO

Richard Hagerty: Via Crucis Art Opening, Saint Peter’s Church – Midtown, 7pm – 9pm

Richard “Duke” Hagerty, a Charleston, South Carolina-based Post Modern Surrealist painter, debuts Via Crucis: The Way of the Cross, a series of fourteen panels depicting the iconic. The exhibition opens with a cocktail reception. Free. RSVP.

We Don’t Even Know, Caveat – LES, 9:30pm – 11pm

We Don’t Even Know is a live variety podcast show dedicated to celebrating a diverse array of friends and strangers. Guests include New York Times journalist Melena Ryzik, Danielle C. Gray (Senior Advisor to President Obama, Cabinet Secretary, “the most powerful staffer you’ve never heard of” per Newsweek) and musician Emily Wells. Hosted by Christian Felix and Shonali Bhowmik. $8.

 

MUSIC

Big Bliss, Psychic Selves, You’re Jovian, Birds, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

NADINE (Record Release), Lexie, Barrie, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Weyes Blood, House of Vans – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Quicksilver Daydream EP Release Show, Samuel R. Saffery, C.F. Watkins, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

Killen, Zza, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

Veda, Been Stellar, akari, Skye Daru, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $7 – $10.

Kolb (Release Show), Zach Phillips, Erica Eso, Leya, The Glove – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Acid Tongue, Demi, The Pros, The Kingsland – Brooklyn, 7pm, $8.

 

COMEDY

Bodega Cat Comedy – Kevin Seefried does 45 w/ Rob Stalkie (Melbourne Comedy Festival), Offside Tavern – Chelsea, 7:45pm, Free, RSVP.

Bomb Shelter Comedy w/ Liz Miele (AXS TV, Hulu), Sagar Bhatt (Stand-up NBC), Joe Fernandes (New York Comedy Festival), Brett Druck (FOX, America’s Got Talent), Sal Lopizzo (Caroline’s, Broadway Comedy Club), Jeff Cerulli (NBC, VH1, MTV), Erik Bransteen (FOX, TimeOut NY), Matt Azark (Cart Talk with Matt & Chris podcast), The Gaf West – Midtown, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Goodness Greatness w/ Aparna Nancherla (Comedy Central Half Hour), Kelsey Caine (NYTimes), Khalid A. Rahmaan (Conan), Luke Touma (Too Many Cooks), Molly Austin (truTV), Hosted by Chris Donahue & DannyMoney, Special guest DJ John Rosenberger, Upstairs at 2A – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

High Fidelity (2000), Hudson Park Library – West Village, 2pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

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

Exerskate (ice-based fitness classes), The Rink at Bank of America Winter Village – Bryant Park, Every Thursday until March 1, 2018, 8am – 8:30am, Free.

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Identity, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until Feb. 23, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

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

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

 

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Around NYC Today (11/11), Broadway Trivia, Bowery Comedy, Party of Two

THINGS TO DO

Human Foosball, Ocean Breeze Park – Staten Island, Nov. 11 (Sat.), 11am – 1pm

Join a life size version this classic game. Participants will stay fixed to their line and battle an opposing team using a soccer ball. All standard rules apply. Participants of all ages can join. Free.

Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter, Lemon Creek Park – Staten Island, 6pm – 7:30pm

Witness these two planets close in the night sky together. Telescopes and binoculars provided. Free.

BEE, HB Studio – Greenwich Village, Nov. 11 and 12 (Sat. and Sun.), 7:30pm – 9:30pm

BEE is a play about Izat, a young Iranian girl trapped in an abusive marriage in the 1940’s. After years of suffering both physically and mentally at the hands of her spouse, she knows the only way she will survive is if she is able to leave him. In an unprecedented move, her father is able to use his influence to secure a divorce for her. The story intertwines with interviews from immigrants who have had to make the difficult choice of leaving their homeland because their survival was at stake. Free.

Ajax in Iraq, Lee Strasberg Theater and Film  Institute – East Village, 7:30pm – 9pm

Past and present collide in Ellen McLaughlin’s mash-up of Sophocles’ classic tragedy Ajax with the modern-day war in Iraq. The play follows the parallel narratives of Ajax, an ancient Greek military hero, and A.J., a modern female American soldier, both undone by the betrayal of a commanding officer. $10 general admission, $5 for students and alumni.

Party of Two, The Pleasure Chest – UES, 7:30m – 9pm

Vanessa Valerio and Anita Flores are bringing some of New York City’s best storytellers and comedians together to recount their absurd experiences about dating in the modern world.This month’s lineup includes comedians Marcia Belsky, Christian Polanco, Katie Haller and Gianmarco Soresi. Proceeds will go to the Hispanic Federation to help Puerto Rico. $8.

Broadway Trivia, Muchmore’s – Brooklyn, 9pm – 11pm

This event is a fundraiser for the 2018 season of The Brooklyn Theatre Club. Test your knowledge of all things Great White Way and win prizes. Questions will range from the Tony Awards to celebrity stars. There’s also an immersive part to the game. Each team must vote in one member to participate in some acting-related clues alongside the BTC company. $5 with RSVP, $8 without.

 

FILM

Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks, 349 5th Avenue – Korea Town, 1pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Big Eyes, Vacation, Dark Tea, The Kingsland – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Bad History Month (record release), Two Inch Astronaut, Longface, Water From Your Eyes, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 12pm , $8 – $10.

POLYANNA, Karmare, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $5.

Hiber, Audio Revival, Civic, French Postcard, Sexy Neighbors, Pianos – LES, 7pm, $10.

Greatwoods, Dan Rico, Old City Revival, Jake Pinto (The YeahTones), Phil and the Osophers, The Footlight – Queens, 7pm, $10.

Juicebox, Bungalow, wes max, GooGi3, Cocoa and Jomero, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Pyrolatrous (record release), Gnaw, Mick Barr, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

iT Boy, Tubafresh, Kid in the Attic, G Lucas Crane, Enso Tangense, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Frankie and the Witch Fingers, White Lighters, Brian Merrill, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

The Rebel, Palberta, Conduit, Brandy, PC Worship, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.

Electric Feel Dance Party w/ DJ Jordan Stern and DJ Ilan, Bowery Electric – LES, 11pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Bowery Comedy w/ Martin Urbano (Jimmy Kimmel Live), Dan Licata (JASH), Sydnee Washington (The Unofficial Expert Podcast), Katie Hannigan (Oxygen Network, CollegeHumor), Jourdain Fisher (Stand Up NBC), Momoh Pujeh (Decoded On MTV), Bowery Electric – LES, 6pm, Free.

The Happy Half Hour w/ Jak Knight (Comedy Central, Netflix’s Big Mouth), Local 138 – LES, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Who Dat? Comedy w/ Heather Candella, Ausar English, Jesse Martin, Kenny Warren, Joanna Briley, Luke Ashlocke, Hosted by Seth Byrd, Artichoke Basille’s Pizza – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $3.

Andy Fiori (Host of The Raw Report on SiriusXM), Edward Farrell (Old Man Hustle), Tyler Richardson (Tru Tv), David Spector (Tremendous), Hosted by Katharyn Henson (Hilarious), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Jak Knight, Rebecca O’Neal, Rob Haze (Part of New York Comedy Festival), Union Hall – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Comedy at Stonewall w/ Nore Davis, Rosebud Baker, Matteo Lane, Mehran Khaghani, Harrison Greenbaum, Veronica Garza, Stonewall – Greenwicih Village, 8pm, $5.

The Killing Joke Comedy w/ Casey James Salengo (Comedy Central Half Hour), Alison Zeidman (New York Times, TruTV’s Adam Ruins Everything), Luke Mones (Funny or Die, Howard Stern Show), Guitler Raphael (Boston Comedy Arts Festival), Jordan Jensen (Baby’s Got Backyard), Donnie Sengstack (DC Improv, UCB), Hosted by Scotland Green, Pine Box Rock Shop – Brooklyn, 8:15pm, Free, RSVP.

Popped Collar Comedy w/ Mackenzie Graves, Maddy Smith, Randall Otis, Charlie McCracken, Vanetta Schoefield, Dan Wickes, Hosted by Stephen Bolles, The Platform – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Human Citizen Comedy w/ Ryan Donahue (Jimmy Kimmel Live), Maria Wojociechowski (Seeso), Conrad Roth (Bill Bellamy’s Who’s Got Jokes), Amy Buchwald (She Devil Comedy Festival), Sameer Naseem (Bollywood Hogan), Scott Sharp (Sharp Stories), Art Cafe + Bar – Brooklyn, 9pm, $5.

 

ONGOING

Saturday Farmers Market, Hattie Carthan Community Garden (Brooklyn), 9am-2pm, Free.

Shape Up NYC: Zumba for Adults, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Saturday until Dec. 30, 10am – 11am. Free.

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.

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

 

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