THINGS TO DO
Stargazing, The High Line at 14th Street – Chelsea, 6:45pm – 9:30pm
Head to the High Line for a walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars. Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights. Free.
Desert Island Discs: Houston Person, The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, 7pm – 9pm
In the fall of 2015, the National Jazz Museum in Harlem debuted its version of Desert Island Discs. It’s modeled on an iconic BBC radio show, extant since 1942, which invites eminences from various walks of life to choose—and discuss—the eight records they would bring for a stay on the apocryphal desert island. For the Jazz Museum’s expanded version curated and hosted by esteemed journalist Ted Panken, the presenters are jazz musicians, who will present a cohort of music, of any genre, that was essential in the formation and evolution of their musical personality. This month’s guest is the tenor legend, Houston Person. $0 – $10.
Tape, YWCA – Brooklyn, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
TAPE is a free, interactive performance of scenes from Stephen Belber’s play TAPE, followed by discussions about consent, power dynamics, and sexual assault. Featuring actors Stephen Belber, Nandita Shenoy and Ato Essandoh. Free. RSVP.
That Was Fantastic: A Variety Show, New Women Space – Brooklyn, 8pm – 11pm
Comedian and writer Amy Zimmer’s monthly show, That Was Fantastic, returns to New Women Space for a night of variety, comedy and more. featuring guests Ziwe Fumudoh, Morgan Bassichis, Michelle De Swarte, Muna Mire. Free. RSVP.
Every Now and Then I Fall Apart: A Karaoke Reading Series, QED – Queens, 7pm – 9pm
A reading series that is about (and actually is) karaoke. Every month 3-4 writers will each read a piece about a song—its place in their lives and/or in their karaoke sets—and then perform that song as karaoke. After the readings, members of the audience will have the opportunity to sing karaoke themselves. Hosted by Brad Nelson; DJ’d by Dan Kingman. $5.
Water From Your Eyes, Edgar Clinks, Wet Mut, ggpeach, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.
Whiner, Darkwing, Moneypenny, Waif, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free.
Via Intercom, Pussyvision, Juliet Quick, King of Nowhere, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.
Foster Care, Trampoline Team, Enoch Ramone, Squad Car, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $7.
Olli Soikkeli Trio, St. Mazie – Brooklyn, 9:30pm, Free, RSVP.
Tyrannosaurus w/ Maria Wojciechowski (SEESO’S SCHTICK OR TREAT), Tim Unkenholz (BUZZFEED), Mike Baldwin (SEATTLE COMEDY COMPETITION), James Nichols (ORLANDO INDIE COMEDY FESTIVAL), Blair Dawson (DC COMEDY FESTIVAL), R’A’R Bar – Queens, April 24 (Tues.), 9pm, Free.
Stevie w/ Rob Haze, Alison Leiby, Martin Urbano, Amanda Schectman, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.
Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 31, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.
Spring Migration Bird Walk at The Battery, Netherland Monument, Every Tuesday until May 15, 8am – 9am, Free.
Exhibition: Natural Impact, Arsenal in Central Park, 6pm – 8pm, Free.
The Bronx-La Villette Exhibition: Matteo Pellegrinuzzi, Poe Park Visitor Center – Bronx, Every Tuesday to Saturday until April 28, 9am – 5pm, Free.
Gallery Tour: Avifauna: Interplay of Birds + Habitat, Glyndor Gallery in Wave Hill – Bronx, Every Tuesday and Saturday until April 30, Free with admission to the grounds, $8 for adults, $4 for seniors and students.
Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park, East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue – UES, Every Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday until April 30, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.
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