Around NYC Today (11/18) Holiday Markets, South Bronx Folk Festival

THINGS TO DO

The Public Theater Mobile Unit: The Winter’s Tale, Faber Pool and Park – Staten Island, 1pm – 3pm

The Public Theater’s Mobile Unit, which brings productions of Shakespeare to communities all across New York City, journeys through tragedy into comedy with a new production of The Winter’s Tale, directed by Lee Sunday Evans (Caught, Porto). RSVP by emailing patrick.moroney@parks.nyc.gov . Free.

Historic New York: Native Americans, Conference House Park – Staten Island, 1pm – 2:30pm

What was America like before the arrival of Christopher Columbus? Learn about the Lenape people who once inhabited Staten Island and their way of life. Free.

Blood Wedding, Atlantic Theater Company – Chelsea, 2pm – 4pm

Atlantic Acting School and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts present Blood Wedding By Federico Garcia Lorca. Directed by Whitney White. Free. RSVP.

South Bronx Folk Festival, Hostos Center for the Arts – Bronx, 4pm – 7pm

Join an afternoon of Bomba, Plena, and Seis as Danza Fiesta: Baile y Teatro Puertorriqueño celebrate Puerto Rican Heritage Month. Stay late for the National Puerto Rican Artisans Fair & Book Expo. $10.

 

FILM

Beauty and the Beast (2017), New York Aquarium in Coney Island Beach and Boardwalk – Brooklyn, 5pm, Free.

 

MUSIC

PS 34 Saturday Social w/ L’rain, Meredith Graves, DJ Matt Werth (Rvng Intl.), Emily Reo, Noah Kardos-Fein (Yvette), Krisi & Mike Goslar, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 1pm, $10.

Romy & Michele’s Saturday Tea Dance w/ Bright Light Bright Light (DJ), C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 3pm, Free

Deem Spencer, Ave Campbell, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $9.

Renata Zieguer, Fieldlings, Michael Rocketship, Andrew Conklin, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Fern Mayo (solo), Bilge Rat, Stevia, Dodgeball, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8.

Foreign Exchange w/ DJ mOma, Rich Knight, DJ Tunez, Maine, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 11pm, $10

Loveless Nights Spring Fling w/ Animal Feelings (live DJ), Lord Fascinator, McLovin, Sihir, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free.

Night.Wav6 – A Synthwave Party w/ Shredder 1984, DJ Valentine, DJ Faith in the Glitch, DJ Aeon Rings, Saint Vitus Bar – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free before midnight with RSVP.

 

COMEDY

No One Asked Me w/ Kate Willett, LeClerc Andre, Jenny Yang, Osh Noam, Courtney Maginnis, Sydnee Washington and Joe Zimmerman, Hosted By Raj Belani, Lucky Jack’s – LES, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Literari: A Comedy Show About Books and the Idiots Who Write Them w/ Joe Rumrill, Lorelie Ramirez, Aaron Jackson, Patti Harrison, Hosted by Colin O’Brien (JFL New Faces) and Michael Wolf (Comedy Central), Caveat – LES, 7pm, $8.

The Odd Rock Comedy Hour w/ Harmon Leon, Jen Kwok, Donnie Sengstack, Hosted by Rob Paravonian, QED – Queens, 7:30pm, $10.

Derek Humphrey (Bushwick Bears), Chike Robinson (MTV), Edward Farrell (New York Comedy Festival), Caitlin Peluffo (Seeso), Rachel Joan (New York Comedy Festival), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Dope Comedy Show, The Park View – Inwood, 9:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

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

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.

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

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.

Norwegian Christmas Fair, Norwegian Seamen’s Church – Midtown East, Nov. 16 to 19 (Thurs to Sat, 12pm – 8pm; Sun 11am -4pm), Free.

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

 

For more events, check out what’s happening THIS WEEK .

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Around NYC Today (11/4) Pumpkin Smash, Little Caribbean Food Crawl

THINGS TO DO

Pumpkin Smash 2017, Washington Market Park – Tribeca, 9am – 12pm

Bring your pumpkins, jack-o-lanterns and gourds for a smashing good time!  You smash them – and the NYC Compost Project will turn them into compost for city parks and green spaces. Free.

Albanian Brooklyn Festival, Seth Low Playground – Brooklyn, 12pm

This event will have live music, dance performances, a basketball, soccer, chess and dominoes tournament and a children’s Halloween costume contest. Free.

The Public Theater Mobile Unit: The Winter’s Tale, Williamsbridge Oval  – Bronx, 1pm -3pm

The Public Theater’s Mobile Unit, which brings productions of Shakespeare to communities all across New York City, journeys through tragedy into comedy with a new production of The Winter’s Tale, directed by Lee Sunday Evans (Caught, Porto). RSVP by emailing sarah.bisnow@parks.nyc.gov . Free.

Lauren Carly Shaw: Impressions, Glyndor Gallery in Wave Hill – Bronx, 2pm – 3pm

Artist Lauren Carly Shaw activates her work installed in the Glyndor Gallery. Presented as a durational performance, the artist enters and inhabits her work. A negative impression of her body made of foam and resin is set into a built-in cabinet. Integrating into the architecture of the gallery, Shaw’s performance underlines the role of the body in creating her site-specific work. The show is part of Call & Response, the Glyndor Gallery’s fall exhibition. Free with admission to the grounds: $8 for adults, $4 for students and seniors.

Times Square Anti-Trump/Pence Protest, Various locations, 2pm

Protesters will march from Times Square to Washington Square Park. Organized by www.RefuseFascism.org .

Little Caribbean Food + Culture Crawl, Various location on Flatbush Avenue – Brooklyn, Nov. 4 (Sat), 3pm – 7pm

CaribBEING, a Flatbush arts and culture group, is organizing a tour of the best restaurants at the newly designated area of Little Caribbean.  Meeting place is the Flatbush Caton Market. $10 suggested donation.

Target First Saturdays, Brooklyn Museum, 5pm – 8pm

The Brooklyn Museum will host a full slate of events that include a film screening, a dance festival, concerts, a photo booth and a book club discussion. Click link for full schedule. Free.

Cabaret Law Repeal Party, Muchmore’s – Brooklyn, 11:55pm – 3am

The owner of Muchmore’s has been fighting NYC’s Cabaret Law since 2014 when he first sued the city over NYers right to dance. The law is now slated for repeal and the bar will  host a midnight party to celebrate. Performances by Dan Snazelle, Collin Crowe and Jessica Long. Free.

 

FILM

Necessary Filmmaker Showcase, Necessary Studios – Queens, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

The Attics, Floam, J Bengoy, The Map Room at Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $5.

Save Face,  Secret Stuff, Just Friends, Graduating Life, Que Fuerte, Brooklyn Bazaar, 7pm , $10.

Dan Friel, Nylon Viper, Passive Tones, Babycastles – Chelsea, 7pm, $10 suggested donation.

Van Heusen, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

The Woogles, The Othermen, The Whips, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

The Happy Half Hour w/ Mike Recine (Conan, Comedy Central), Local 138 – LES, 6:30pm – 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Trigger Play Comedy w/ Mike Lebovitz (Last Comic Standing), Pranav Behari (Cape Fear Comedy Fest), Amanda Kay Holstien (Yellow Rose Comedy Fest), Thiago Lima (New York Comedy Fest), Candyce Musinski (Not Right Now Comedy), Catherine Zini (Cape Fear Comedy Fest), Pine Box Rock Shop – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Nerd is the New Black, QED – Queens, 7:30pm, $8.

Jackknife Comedy w/ Otto Fernandez (Broadway Comedy Club), Mara Wiles (High Plains Comedy Festival, Chloe Radcliffe (NBC Stand Up For Diversity), Sean Finnerty (Amazon’s Fireball Run), Brian Allen Mitchell (Cinder Block Comedy Festival), Mike Drucker (The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon), Mary Mack (CONAN), Tim Harmston (Late Show With David Letterman) Hosted by Patrick Hastie and Gideon Hambright, The Creek and the Cave – Queens, Nov. 4 (Sat), 8pm, $5.

Sam Rubinoff (Hilarious), Edward Farrell (Edward Farrell’s Diet Coke Reviews on Yelp) + special guests, Hosted by Dylan Palladino (Model and Mensch), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Last Stop Laughs, QED – Queens, 10:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

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

Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorial in NYC Parks, Arsenal in Central Park (UES), Until Nov. 24, 9am – 5pm. Free.

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

 

For more events, check out what’s happening THIS WEEK .

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Around NYC Today (11/1) Public Theater Mobile Unit, Briana Marela, Fancy Show

THINGS TO DO

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

This class is open to adults interested in learning sign language for communication. Free.

Art Inspired by Poetry, Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center – UWS, 6pm – 7:30pm

Create your own masterpiece inspired by work from famous artists and various art techniques. The series will include an overview of the artist or technique, followed by a hands-on workshop. RSVP is required. Free.

The Public Theater Mobile Unit: The Winter’s Tale, Marcus Garvey Park – Harlem, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

The Public Theater’s Mobile Unit, which brings productions of Shakespeare to communities all across New York City, journeys through tragedy into comedy with a new production of The Winter’s Tale, directed by Lee Sunday Evans (Caught, Porto). RSVP by emailing artsculturefun@parks.nyc.gov . Free.

 

FILM

Whose Streets? (Screening and Talk), City College of New York – Hamilton Heights, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

New Finnish Cinema – Absolution/ Henkesi edestä, Scandinavia House, Murray Hill, $7 – $12.

The Wiz, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Rips, Glove, Casey Hopkins, DJ Anna Anabolic, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 7pm, $8.

Briana Marela, Wilsen, Goth Child, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10.

Three Man Cannon, Weller, Nervous Dater, Good Looking Friends, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Leggy, Human People, Long Neck (solo), Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Strange Ranger, Fits, Dig Nitty, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

 

COMEDY

Hot and Bothered Comedy w/ Chloe LaBranche, Krista Komondor, Laurel Cummings, Jay Jurden, Sadiq Samani, Hosted by Patrick Holbert, Black Cat – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Maddy Smith (Hilarious), Edward Farrell (Edward Farrell’s Diet Coke Reviews on Yelp), Rachel Joan (Sirius/XM), Hosted by Melissa Diaz (Carolines), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Comedians You Should Know s/ Liza Treyger (Comedy Central), Sammy Obeid (Conan), Daniel Simonsen (BBC), Sam Ike (NBC), David Drake (“Dave”), Hosted by Saurin Choksi (“Brown Privilege”), The Gutter – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $5.

Illuminati Party, Gelso & Grand – LES, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

The Fancy Show s/ Rob Haze (Comedy Central), Doug Key (MTV), Ben Kronberg (Comedy Central), Shane Torres (Conan), Jo Firestone (Tonight Show), Robert Dean (NY Comedy Festival), The Douglass – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Mark Normand, Kent Ale House – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

Keith Lowell Jensen: Not For Rehire w/ Myq Kaplan, QED – Queens, 9pm, $7.

 

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.

Gettin’ Wet with Miss Guy: The Photography of Guy Furrow, Art-on-A (East Village), Until Nov. 2, Free.