Around NYC Today (1/6) Golden Globes Screening Party, Joe Pera

THINGS TO DO Golden Globe Awards Screening Party, Littlefield, 635 Sackett St – Brooklyn, 6pm – 11pm The skint presents a free Golden Globe Awards Screening Party. Get a free glass of champagne with RSVP. Free. Stand Up and Take Your Clothes Off, Kraine Theater, 85 East 4th St – East Village, 8pm Female comics and burlesque acts share the stage at Stand Up and … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/6) Golden Globes Screening Party, Joe Pera

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Around NYC Today (1/5) Twelfth Night, Jackknife Comedy

THINGS TO DO Astronaut Training: a Space Camp game show for lunatics, Caveat, 21 A Clinton St – LES, 6:30pm – 8:30pm Space exploration crash course meets 90’s Nickelodeon game show. Hosts Corinne Caputo (author of How To Success) and Loren Grush (Space Reporter at The Verge) will put real scientists and real comedians through the rigorous tests of Astronaut Training to see who will “win” a “trip to Mars.” … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/5) Twelfth Night, Jackknife Comedy

Around NYC Today (1/2) One Act Festival, Aparna Nancherla

THINGS TO DO Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam, Old Stone House in J.J. Byrne Playground, 336 3rd St – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9pm This is acoustic instrumental meet-up  focuses on tunes in the Irish, English, New England Old Time, French Canadian, American Southern, and Scandinavian traditions. Tunes are those that are typically suitable for contra dancing or other traditional fiddle tunes. This group is intended to provide a musical home … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/2) One Act Festival, Aparna Nancherla

Around NYC Today (12/29) Live Band Pop Punk/Emo Karaoke

THINGS TO DO Winterfest Silent Disco, Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway – Brooklyn, 5pm – 8pm Join Brooklyn Museum’s inaugural Winterfest. The event will feature three live DJs who will be spinning all the hits, including holiday favorites. Other activities include a magic light maze, holiday shopping market, a snow slider, carousel, and an ice skating rink. $10. Live Band Pop Punk/Emo Karaoke, Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/29) Live Band Pop Punk/Emo Karaoke

Around NYC Today (12/26) Trainspotting Live, Sam Jay

THINGS TO DO Drink and Draw Wednesdays, The Living Gallery, 1094 Broadway – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9pm Draw with a live figure model. Drawing materials and wine provided. $10. Trainspotting Live!, 777 Theatre, 777 Eighth Avenue (between 47th and 48th Streets) – Midtown West, 7:30pm This punchy 75-minute production repackages the famous novel turned globally successful film into an immersive stage performance — where the audience is … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/26) Trainspotting Live, Sam Jay

Around NYC Today (12/23) Stories of Jackson Heights

THINGS TO DO Stories of Jackson Heights, Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Avenue South – Queens, 4:30pm – 6pm This play will tell the story of an undocumented Bangladeshi immigrant family living in Jackson Heights, Queens. $10 – $50. Grand Holiday Bazaar, Grand Bazaar NYC, 100 West 77th St – UWS, 10am – 5:30pm Shop for unique gifts that you can’t find elsewhere! This market features 150+ hand-picked … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/23) Stories of Jackson Heights

Around NYC Today (12/17) The Natvral, Rose Quartz, Dan Soder

THINGS TO DO Get On The Stage Open Mic, Bluestockings, 172 Allen St – LES, 7pm – 9:30pm Get On the Stage is an open mic based around uplifting and centering the voices of Queer/Trans People of Color, Trans, Two Spirit, Gender Non-Conforming, Non-Binary, Intersex and anyone who falls between the margins of these Western labels. Speakers can bring poems, prose, music, stand-up and spoken … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/17) The Natvral, Rose Quartz, Dan Soder