Around NYC Today (10/25) The Juan Maclean, Antigone, Shine Box Comedy

THINGS TO DO Antigone, The Lynch Theatre, 524 West 59th St, Between 10th and 11th Ave – UWS, 7pm – 10pm The Classical Theatre of Harlem delves into Sophocles’ famous tragedy. When the young woman Antigone arrives in Thebes to discover that her brothers have been killed in battle, she is enraged that her uncle Creon—the city’s ruler—is refusing proper burial rights to one of … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/25) The Juan Maclean, Antigone, Shine Box Comedy

Around NYC Today (10/4) Dirty Thursday, Suddenly Familiar, Amanda Comedy

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 (10/4) Dirty Thursday, Suddenly Familiar, Amanda Comedy

Around NYC Today (9/27) Margaret Glaspy, Rock Rubber 45s, Raul Midón

THINGS TO DO Rooftop Painting Workshop, Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street – West Village, 6pm – 8pm Join artist Amy Digi for an outdoor water color painting and monotypes printmaking workshop at sunset. Learn how to paint from observation, plus basics about materials, color mixing and composition. You’ll get to take home your painting. Supplies will be provided. No experience is necessary. Free. … Continue reading Around NYC Today (9/27) Margaret Glaspy, Rock Rubber 45s, Raul Midón

Around NYC Today (9/20) Tom Odell, Grease Sing-Along, Music from the Ice

THINGS TO DO Grease Sing-Along, Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street – Greenwich Village, 6pm – 9:30pm Join a screening of Grease to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the release of the classic movie musical. Bring your best moves to participate in a hula hoop demonstration and contest before the screening. Free. Musical Ecologies: Cheryl E. Leonard – Music from the Ice, Old Stone … Continue reading Around NYC Today (9/20) Tom Odell, Grease Sing-Along, Music from the Ice

Around NYC Today (9/13) Public Access TV, Open Track Nights, The So So Glos

THINGS TO DO Rooftop Painting Workshop, Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street – West Village, 6pm – 8pm Join artist Amy Digi for an outdoor water color painting and monotypes printmaking workshop at sunset. Learn how to paint from observation, plus basics about materials, color mixing and composition. You’ll get to take home your painting. Supplies will be provided. No experience is necessary. Free. … Continue reading Around NYC Today (9/13) Public Access TV, Open Track Nights, The So So Glos

Around NYC Today (9/6) Dirty Thursday, Eleanor Friedberger, Stoked Comedy

THINGS TO DO Dirty Thursday: 90s Night, House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave – 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. Boy bands. Girl groups. Fishnets and fierceness. Featuring DJ Dirtyfinger. Free. RSVP. Rooftop … Continue reading Around NYC Today (9/6) Dirty Thursday, Eleanor Friedberger, Stoked Comedy

Around NYC Today (8/23) The Goonies, All’s Well That Ends Well, Rooftop Films

THINGS TO DO Rooftop Painting Workshop, Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street – West Village, 6pm – 8pm Join artist Amy Digi for an outdoor water color painting and monotypes printmaking workshop at sunset. Participants will learn how to paint from observation, plus basics about materials, color mixing and composition. You’ll get to take home your painting. Supplies will be provided. No experience is … Continue reading Around NYC Today (8/23) The Goonies, All’s Well That Ends Well, Rooftop Films

Around NYC Today (8/16) King Lear, The Black Iris Project, Kemba, The Goonies

THINGS TO DO Ethiopian Coffee Ritual, Dorothy K. McGowan Memorial Garden, 509 W. 158th St – Washington Heights, 5pm – 7pm The Ethiopian coffee ceremony is an important part of Ethiopian culture. It involves roasting coffee beans and preparing boiled coffee in a special vessel akin to the ibriks used to make Turkish coffee. The Dorothy K. McGowan Memorial Garden will be putting on an … Continue reading Around NYC Today (8/16) King Lear, The Black Iris Project, Kemba, The Goonies

Around NYC Today (6/27) Quiet Clubbing, Saturday Church, Cool World Comedy

THINGS TO DO Bryant Park HSBC Business & Finance: ‘Alexander Hamilton: The Illustrated Biography,’ Reading Room in Bryant Park, 12:30pm – 1:45pm This series features books with a focus on business and economics. Richard Sylla, Chairman of the Museum of Finance and Professor Emeritus of Economics at New York University, discusses his new book Alexander Hamilton: The Illustrated Biography. Free. Quiet Clubbing, Victory Field in Forest Park, Woodhaven Boulevard and Myrtle … Continue reading Around NYC Today (6/27) Quiet Clubbing, Saturday Church, Cool World Comedy

Around NYC Today (5/18) Bryant Park Shakespeare, Karaoke Night, Mario Kart

THINGS TO DO Bryant Park Shakespeare – A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Bryant Park Lawn, 7pm – 9pm This event is a full production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, produced by The Drilling Company. A familiar sight – a romantic Bryant Park wedding – develops into a modern-day twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy, full of madcap revelry and literary fantasy. Free. Karaoke Night, Tony Dapolito Recreation … Continue reading Around NYC Today (5/18) Bryant Park Shakespeare, Karaoke Night, Mario Kart

Around NYC Today (4/18) House of Vogue, Comedians You Should Know, Hack City

THINGS TO DO House of Vogue, House of Yes – Brooklyn, 10pm – 4am Vogue Balls are a space for queer and trans people of color. You may know about Vogue from Madonna, but it has roots in the historically marginalised urban black and Latino gay and trans communities. Featuring DJ Mike Q and special guests. $10. Dark Nights, Bright Lights, Tony Dapolito Recreation Center … Continue reading Around NYC Today (4/18) House of Vogue, Comedians You Should Know, Hack City

Around NYC Today (3/9) Andre Aciman, Encyclopedia Commedia, Relationshit

THINGS TO DO A Conversation with Andre Aciman, Tony Dapolito Recreation Center – Greenwich Village, 6:30pm – 8pm Join us for a reading and Q&A with André Aciman. He is the author of the acclaimed novel Call Me by Your Name, the story of the romantic relationship between Elio, a precocious 17-year-old, and Oliver, a 24-year-old graduate student. The New York Times called it “a love … Continue reading Around NYC Today (3/9) Andre Aciman, Encyclopedia Commedia, Relationshit

Around NYC Today (2/28) Fat Heaven, Art Inspired by Robert Indiana, Online Satire

THINGS TO DO Art Inspired by… Robert Indiana, Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center – UWS, 6pm – 7:30pm Celebrate LOVE with us by creating your own masterpiece inspired by work from Robert Indiana. The series will include an overview of the artist or technique, followed by a hands-on workshop. Free. Dark Nights, Bright Lights, Tony Dapolito Recreation Center – West Village, Although we’ve yet to find … Continue reading Around NYC Today (2/28) Fat Heaven, Art Inspired by Robert Indiana, Online Satire

Around NYC Today (1/18) Disco Get Down, Monotony, Selective Perception Party

THINGS TO DO Disco Get Down, Tony Dapolito Recreation Center – Greenwich Village, 5:30pm – 8pm Come dressed in your disco best for a fun night of indoor roller skating! There will be a live DJ, a photo booth, and much more. Skates will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own pair. Socks are required. Free. RSVP at disco-getdown0119.eventbrite.com . Selective Perception … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/18) Disco Get Down, Monotony, Selective Perception Party

Around Town Today: Mythical Creatures Costume Party, Singin’ in the Rain

THINGS TO DO Hudson Yards Farmer’s Market, 7 Station Train Entrance (34th St.) in Hudson Park, 12pm – 6pm. Buy fresh produce and prepared food at this weekly event. Free. Public Art Exhibition Opening: Triquetra for Healing by Julia Sinelnikova, Brower Park (Brooklyn), 6pm – 8pm The inauguration event for the sculpture Triquetra for Healing. The artist, Julia Sinelnikova, also known as The Oracle, will present … Continue reading Around Town Today: Mythical Creatures Costume Party, Singin’ in the Rain