Around NYC Today (2/5) Bethlehem Steel, Dear Diary, Butterboy, Side Ponytail


Dear Diary: Comedians Read Their Weird Childhood Journals, QED – Queens, 8:30pm – 10pm

Comedian Maggie Lalley hosts a dramatic reading of several comedians’ childhood journals. Laughter inevitable. Discomfort guaranteed. Featuring Brett Kline, Brian Rabadeau, Caroline Doyle, Kimberly Dinaro, Laurel Bacon Cummings, Melissa Parker Caron, Renee Rises. $8.

Salsa Mondays, Boots & Saddle – West Village, 6pm – 8pm

Latin dance instruction from award-winning dancers and music from NYC’s best DJs. Classes start at 6pm, party after! Learn Salsa, Hustle, Bachata, Cha-cha-cha, Merengue, Samba, Tango, Rumba, Swing. Free. RSVP.



Bethlehem Steel, Ex-Girlfriends, Twiga, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Starbenders, Idgy Dean, A Shadow of Jaguar, Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Logan X, Groupie, Phil from Accounting, LUECK, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7pm, $10.

Valerie June, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture – Harlem, 6:30pm, Donation.



Butterboy w/ Seaton Smith, Leah Bonnema, Eman El-Husseini, Chris Duffy, Mara Wiles, Hosted by Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla and Maeve Higgins, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Side Ponytail w/ Sean Patton (Comedy Central), Justin Williams (Mostly Woke), Arti Gollapudi (UCB), Garry N. Hannon (Funny HaHa Funny Queer), Patrick Schroeder (Comedy Central), Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Tickling the Ivories Comedy w/ Nathan Macintosh (Colbert), Abby Rosenquist (Just For Laughs), Tom Thakkar (Conan), Sally Ann Hall (Boston Comedy Festival), Justin Flanagan (Knitting Factory), Hosted by Nathaly Aucar and Thiago Macklin, Pianos – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Savage: A Comedy Show w/ Scott Chaplain (Comedy Central), Kenice Mobley (This American Life, 2 Dope queens), Casey James Salengo (Comedy Central Half Hour, Kimmel), Jennie Sutton (Comedy Central), Ginny Hogan (New Yorker, McSweeney’s), Connor Creagan (WikiFreakz), Fawkner – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.



Lovecraft Film Screenings, Lovecraft – East Village, 6pm, $5.



Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Identity, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until Feb. 23, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.


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Around NYC Today (10/26), Talib Kweli, The Addams Family, King Hippo Comedy


Double Dutch, Flushing Meadows Corona Park – Queens, 4pm – 6pm

Come join a weekly double dutch class. This class is to open to children from age 6 to 17. Free.

Lazy Variants Opening Reception, 191 Henry St. – LES, 6pm – 9pm

This exhibition is a two-person show featuring Katherine Gagnon and Jinie Park. Runs until November 9th. Free. RSVP.

The TIme of Your Life, The Lee Strasburg Theatre and Film – East Village, 7:30pm – 10pm

The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute and NYU Tisch School of the Arts stages The Time of Your Life, William Saroyan’s Pulitzer Prize-winning five-act play. Directed by Daniel Winerman. $10 general admission, $5 students and alumni.



The Addams Family (1991), Thomas Jefferson Park – Harlem, 6pm, Free.

The Witches, West Bronx Recreation Center, 6:30pm, Free.



Deradoorian, Charlie Looker, Jason McMahon, Brooklyn Bazaar, 7pm, $10.

Uni Ika Ai, BRIC House TV Studio – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Den-Mate, Long Neck, Verdigris, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Color Tongue, Twiga, Darkwing, Best Behavior, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Ed Askew, New Ones, Dimples, Hope Simulator Pro, Trans- Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Retail, Xetas, Sooner, Lumps, The Gutter – Brooklyn, 8pm, $7.

The Misfits (performed by la misma), Charged GBH (performed by members of l.o.t.i.o.n., Scalple, terrorist, Nosferatu), Jerry’s Kids (performed by Scalple), X (La X//performed by members of conspiracy, subversive Rite, and daddy long legs), Classic Spanish Punk Medley (performed by members of Mommy, blue anxiety), PiL/Sex Pistols (performed by members of subspace) – Puerto Rico benefit, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $8.

Flown (record release), Outskirts, Serpentskirt, The Missing Footage, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $8.

Andre Power, Schimanski – Brooklyn, 9pm, $5 – $10.

The Fluids (Album Launch), Jack Killen, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

Talib Kweli (DJ set), Brooklyn Bowl, 11:30pm, $10.

Street Sects (After Show Party), Anatomy, Brooklyn Bazaar, 11:59pm, Free.



Sad, Sad: Talking Comedy and Depression feat. Lily Icangelo (Comix) and Osh Noam (No One Asked Me, The Stand), Muchmore’s – Brooklyn, 6:30pm, Free.

Bomb Shelter Comedy feat. Mike Vecchione (Jimmy Fallon, Conan, Last Comic Standing), Nick Whitmer (Caroline’s, New York Comedy Club), Kyle Ocasio (Fox News, AXSTV Gotham Comedy Live), Momoh Pujeh (UCB, The Stand), Tim Lowe (Stress Factory, Atlantic City Comedy Club), Jeff Cerulli (NBC, VH1, MTV), Erik Bransteen (FOX, TimeOut NY), Matt Azark (Cart Talk with Matt & Chris podcast), The Gaf West – Midtown, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

When Scary Things Happen to Funny People feat. Mike Drucker (The President Show, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Adam Ruins Everything, Bill Nye Saves the World), Julia Shiplett (The Moth Radio Hour, HBO’s “Crashing”), Melissa Diaz (Regular at Caroline’s on Broadway), Patrick Hastie (The Nostalgic Front Podcast), John Rosenberg (WFMU Radio), 61 Local – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

Dan Perlman (MTV), Chewy May (Stand up NY), Edward Farrell (Edward Farrell’s Diet Coke Reviews on Yelp), Rachel Joan (Sirius/XM), Hosted by Katie Boyle (Hilarious), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Shine Box Comedy feat. Brett Siddell, Tyler Fischer, Maria Wojciechowski, Bronwyn Isaac, Dave Lester, John Bilancini, Neir’s Tavern – Queens, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

King Hippo Comedy Show, Hosted by Ayanna Dookie (MTV) and Mike Brown (MTV), 8pm, Free, RSVP.



Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 28, 7:30am – 8:30am, 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.

Women With Wings Art Exhibit, Maggie’s Garden, Friendship Garden – Sugar Hill, Until Oct. 31, Varying hours. Free.

Eating Bitterness Art Exhibit, 384 Broadway – Tribeca, Until Oct. 27, Tuesday to Friday 2pm – 8pm, Weekends 11am to 7pm, Free.

Hudson Yards Farmer’s Market, 7 Station Train Entrance (34th St.) in Hudson Park, Every Thursday until Nov. 16, 12pm – 6pm.

Yoga Flow, North Lawn at 78th Street in Riverside Park, Every Thursday until 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Self Storage Gallery Exhibition, Flux Factory – Queens, Until Oct. 27, 7pm, Free.

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

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