Around NYC Today (4/24) Desert Island Discs, Karaoke Reading Series, Stargazing

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 … Continue reading Around NYC Today (4/24) Desert Island Discs, Karaoke Reading Series, Stargazing

Around NYC Today (3/8) Dirty Thursday: ’90s Night, Henry Threadgill, Trobadour

THINGS TO DO Dirty Thursday: ‘90s Night, House of Yes – Brooklyn, 10pm – 4am The best of the 90’s all in one place, all mixed up and themed to throwback perfection- old school hits, regrettable fashion choices and fads that have come and gone and come back even harder. Embrace your filth on the dance floor. Shake it off, sweat yourself clean, and get … Continue reading Around NYC Today (3/8) Dirty Thursday: ’90s Night, Henry Threadgill, Trobadour

Around NYC Today (1/16) Astoria Drink and Draw, Winter Poetry, Stevie Comedy

THINGS TO DO Bryant Park Reading Room: Winter Poetry, Kinokuniya Bookstore – Midtown, 6pm – 7:30pm Contemporary award-winning poets present their most recent work. Kinokuniya Bookstore provides the warm, library-like environment, where you’ll meet other aficionados of poetry. Featuring poets D. Nurkse, Rachel Hadas, Jessica Greenbaum, and Tom Sleigh. Free. Jeff “Tain” Watts: Desert Island Disks, The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, 7pm – 10pm What … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/16) Astoria Drink and Draw, Winter Poetry, Stevie Comedy

Around NYC Today (1/9) Standups Improvise TED Talks, Bill Frisell

THINGS TO DO Bill Frisell: Desert Island Discs, The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, 7pm – 10pm Legendary guitarist Bill Frisell does the impossible— narrowing down the vast range of jazz, rock, blues, and country recordings he loves into a slender list of 8 life-altering discs. Join Frisell, along with host Ted Panken, in sharing the music he just can’t live without. $10 suggested donation. Standups … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/9) Standups Improvise TED Talks, Bill Frisell