Around NYC Today (2/25) Lunar New Year Parade, Sammi Lanzetta, Lion’s Den

THINGS TO DO

Lunar New Year Parade and Festival, Sara D. Roosevelt Park – LES, 1pm – 4pm

Head to Chinatown in Manhattan to check out the annual Lunar New Year Parade for amazing visuals, delicious treats, and mesmerizing cultural performances. This party features all sorts of vendors, food, and festivities for all ages to welcome the Year of the Dog. Free.

 

MUSIC

Lori Goldston, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

Drekka, Ariadne, Mark Trecka, Luciernaga, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

Glen Street, Petal Crush, Baglady, Not Amused, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

Dog Shepherd, Ghost Pressure, Coma Coma, Vadim, Pianos – LES, 7pm, $8.

Brother Moses, Floam, Blaketheman1000, Mercury Lounge – LES, 8pm, $10.

Loosie, Blasteroid, Goodfight, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Sammi Lanzetta, Ghost Funk Orchestra, Kenneka Cook, El Silver Cabs, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

It Takes a Village Comedy w/ Kenice Mobley, Aaron Kaplan, Kevin Salisbury, Tait Winston, Maggie Crane, The Lantern Comedy Club – Greenwich Village, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

Lion’s Den Comedy w/ PAT DIXON (Comedy Central 1/2 Hour Standup Special, The Late Late Show, The NYC Crime Report), ALEX ENGLISH (Writer for ‘The Rundown w/ Robin Thede’), STEPHANIE McRAE (Apollo Theater, Wendy Williams, Live at Gotham), MEME SIMPSON (Writer for Tyler Perry’s ‘Meet the Browns’), ALEXX STARR (StarrStruck Comedy), Gin Fizz – Harlem, 9pm, Free.

Too Soon? Comedy w/ Kevin McCaffrey, Alingon Mitra, Jaclyn Coleman, Nick Z, Joanna Reynolds, Malia Sias, Chris Hamilton, Sensei Gallery Bar – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Winter Workspace Drop-In Sunday (w/ Michele Brody, Tamara Kostianovsky, Athena LaTocha and Maika’i Tubbs), Wave Hill – Bronx, 1pm – 3pm, $8 for adults, $4 for students and seniors.

Around NYC Today (2/22) Everything is Falling Apart at QED, Mayer Hawthorne

THINGS TO DO

Everything is Falling Apart, QED – Queens, 7:30pm – 9pm

Everything is Falling Apart is a live talk show including a mix of standup and storytelling and features a special guest interviewed, by comedian and host Molly McGaughey, over a game of Jenga. As soon as the tower falls, the interview is over. This month’s guest is is Dulcé Sloan, a full-time correspondent from the Daily Show with Trevor Noah. $10.

 

MUSIC

Darkwing, El Silver Cabs, Wolf Diamond, Plaid Dracula, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Mayer Hawthorne (DJ Set), Brooklyn Bowl, 11:30pm, $10.

Quantic (DJ Set), DJ Taye, Good Room – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Valley Lodge, Happy Chichester, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

Blak Emoji, Quazz The Kid, R.O.E, Nuclear Family Fantasy, RA, Pianos – LES, 7pm, $8.

Orrin, Warren Wolfe, SHUG, That Boy Miles, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Ian Wayne, Maeve Thorne, Lord Youth, Tuxedos, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

Palo Palo, Mike Bones, DizzyRide, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Runnin’ on Empty w/ Jordan Carlos, Mitra Jouhari, Joe Zimmerman, Stine An, Dash Turner & Jessica Steans-Gail, Hosted by Yotam Tubul and Lisa Franklin, Le Poisson Rouge – Greenwich Village, 8pm, $3.

King Hippo Comedy Show and Afterparty, Hosted by Ayanna Dookie (MTV) and Mike Brown (MTV), The Mockingbird – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Bomb Shelter Comedy w/ Ian Fidance (VH1, AXS TV, SiriusXM), Brian Parise (John Oliver Show, Montreal JFL), Amanda Baramki (FOX, AXS TV), Alex Carabano (Broadway Comedy Club), Andrew Bayroff (Free Standup NYC Festival)
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.

Cool World Comedy w/ Greg Stone, Courtney Ferrington, Eudora Peterson, Rufat Agayev and Farah Brook, A Bar – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Shine Box Comedy w/ David Agyekum, Jenn Welch, Dewey Lovett, Ben Wasserman, Guitler Raphael, Neir’s Tavern – Queens, 8pm, $5.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 31, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

Exerskate (ice-based fitness classes), The Rink at Bank of America Winter Village – Bryant Park, Every Thursday until March 1, 8am – 8:30am, Free.

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

Black History Month: A Celebration of the Blues Exhibition, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Tuesday to Saturday until Feb. 24, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour, Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street – Midtown, 2pm – 3pm, Free.

Around NYC Today (2/1) Elmuseo@SVA, Goodness Greatness!, Royal Wedding

THINGS TO DO

Black History Month: A Celebration of the Blues Exhibition, Poe Park – Bronx, 9am – 5pm

A Celebration of the Blues by New York-based illustrator Ron Bucalo presents a collection of 25 black line illustrated portraits depicting great legends of the American blues, from Muddy Waters and B. B. King to Bonny Raitt and Howlin’ Wolf. Free.

Elmuseo@SVA, School of Visual Arts – Chelsea, 6pm – 8pm

Join a panel discussion with some of the artists featured in elmuseo@SVA: May Contain Moving Parts, including Graciela Cassel, Willie Cole, Jon Gómez, Marilyn Narota, Aya Rodríguez-Izumi, and Jenny Santos. The artists will discuss their process and works on view. Moderated by Rocio Aranda-Alvarado. Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Vanity, MJ Vision Group, Michael D’Addario, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Stuyedeyed, Native Sun, The Nude Party (DJ), Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 11:59pm, $5.

Sean Henry, Edgar Clinks, Sidney Gish, Gobbinjr, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $10.

TOURNAMENT, Bad Bone, The Wilful Boys, Nap, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Mari, Shareef Keyes & the Groove, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

Adir L.C., SAGE, Doctor B, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

Micky James, The Hell Yeah Babies, Invisible Candy, Solid Goold, Bowery Electric – LES, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Dinowalrus, Heaven, It’s Over, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

Monograms, Squad Car, GlassSlipper, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Bodega Cat Comedy w/ Michelle Buteau (Comedy Central), Dan Raderstrong (“Nothing Important” Comedy Show), Hannah Boone, Offside Tavern – Chelsea, 7:45pm, Free, RSVP.

Goodness Greatness! w/ Ben Kronberg (Late Night w/ Seth Meyers), Chanel Ali (Night Train w/ Wyatt Cenac), Courtney Maginnis (Caroline’s), Saurin Choksi (Comedians You Should Know), Ramy Youssef (Late Show w/ Stephen Colbert), Yedoye Travis (Search Party), Hosted by DannyMoney w/ DJ Chris Donahue, Upstairs at 2A – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Bomb Shelter Comedy w/ Calise Hawkins (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Comedy Central), Jared Waters (PBS, AFN TV), Joe Larson (FOX, NBC, AXS TV), Howie Dewey (The Stand, Greenwich Village Comedy Club), Ian Lara (The Stand), 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.

Pedro Gonzalez (NBC), Rachel Joan (New York Comedy Festival), Edward Farrell (New York Comedy Festival), Eman El Husseini (Just for Laughs), Hosted by Katie Boyle (Transplants), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Royal Wedding (1951), Hudson Park Library – West Village, 2pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 31, 2018, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

Exerskate (ice-based fitness classes), The Rink at Bank of America Winter Village – Bryant Park, Every Thursday until March 1, 2018, 8am – 8:30am, Free.

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

Around NYC Today (1/31) Dance Away The Night, Art Inspired by Takashi Murakami

THINGS TO DO

Drawing at the H.H. Biddle House, Conference House Park – Staten Island, 10am – 1pm

Explore and enhance your artistic abilities. Expand your skills with new techniques and mediums. Create intimate drawings of window views out of the historic H. H. Biddle House in Conference House Park. Materials will be provided. Beginners and non-beginners are welcome. Free. RSVP by sending an email to francis.gessner@parks.nyc.gov .

Art Inspired by Takashi Murakami, 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. Free. RSVP.

Dance Away the Night, Highbridge Park – Washington Heights, 6pm – 8pm

Strictly Tango’s popular Tango class is coming to Highbridge! Join a celebration of Milonga, a fast paced version of Tango. All levels are welcome for dance instruction and open dance. The founder of Strictly Tango, Sergio Segura, will lead the class. Free. RSVP by sending an email to trevor.merk@parks.nyc.gov .

 

MUSIC

Miserable Chillers, Peel Dream Magazine, Hotline, Pale Joyride, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Elbows, Zenizen, Space Captain, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

EVIL JESUS BAND, God Tiny, Flying Dead, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

The Builders & The Butchers, Such Hounds, Hans Chew, Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Julez, Late Slip, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

Trey Nostalgia, Johnny Petrop, Luis Burgos Jr., DJ Ray BLK, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

COMEDY

Kondabolu Brothers Podcast Recording, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

The Juice! w/ Carmen Christopher, Joe Pera, Connor O’Malley, Sandy Honig & Peter Smith, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $5 – $7.

 

ONGOING

Shape Up Yoga Meditation, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Wednesday until Dec. 26, 2018, 9:30am, Free.

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Identity, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Around NYC Today (1/26) Michael Turber, Live Dubbed Sitcoms, Kondabolu Bros.

THINGS TO DO

Michael Thurber in Transit, Marcus Garvey Park – Harlem, 6:30pm – 8pm

This is a musical variety show led by composer and bassist Michael Thurber. The show features a broad array of genres and performers from diverse musical backgrounds. From rappers to classical violinists to Broadway vocalists to rock guitarists to jazz saxophonists to sitar players and everything in between, the audience will experience culture-crossing collaborations in a casual, entertaining format. Free. RSVP to artsculturefun@parks.nyc.gov .

Live Dubbed Sitcoms, Videology Bar and Cinema – Brooklyn, 7:30pm – 8:30pm

Live Dubbed Sitcoms, created by comedian Jo Firestone, is now in its fifth year. Join comedians Evan Altshuler, Zach Cherry, Becky Chicoine, Megan Doherty, Dan Glaser, Keaton Patti and Alexis Pereira as they improvise new dialogue over muted episodes of your favorite sitcoms. $5.

Michelangelo and Rodin in Conversation, Metropolitan Museum of Art – UES, 9am – 12pm

Join an early hours exclusive private viewing of Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer followed by discussions by Carmen C. Bambach, Curator of Italian and Spanish Drawings, about the exhibition and Ashley Dunn, Assistant Curator of French 19th-century Drawings and Prints, about Rodin at The Met. The event will be followed by a conversation with the audience. Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Kuinka, Toebow, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

Em & The Fates, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

Dance Yourself Clean – An Indie Pop Dance Party, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 10pm, $10.

Danny Krivit, Rissa Garcia, Eli Escobar, Good Room – Brooklyn, 10pm, Free with RSVP before 1am.

Anarchists, Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, 11:30pm, $10.

Gold Medal, Holy Ride, Sunspeaker, Slurpee, Berlin – East Village, 7pm, $8 – $10.

99cts Records x DM Hardware w/ Miley Serious, AceMo, Akua, Ceremony224 – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective Winter Party with Fielded, Gemma, Riich Psycho, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5 – $8.

Basura’s Inferno w/ Junta, Crysto Martyr, Machine Girl, Deli Girls, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10 before 10pm, $12 after.

Le Rug, Fiasco, Lost Boy ?, TURBOSLEAZE, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $8 – $10.

a place both wonderful and strange (ft Liberty Rose): The Laura Palmer Deviations, Fuck You, Tammy!, Symbolism In Twin Peaks: A Talk, knifesex (Road House DJ sets), The Bell House – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10.

Bueno, Milk Dick, Morus Alba, Snakeskin, The Glove – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Ehiorobo, BabyGlock, BETTYSALLY, Grace Ives, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

Pale Ramon, Girl Blue, Kylian, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Kondabolu Brothers Podcast Recording, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Madelyn Freed, Blythe Roberson, Phoebe Robinson, Sandy Honig, Owen Bates, Sam Weiner, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Comedy/Dance Party w/ Sam Evans (Just for Laughs, Funniest Person in Cincinatti 2012), Christine Meehan-Berg (The Dr. Oz Show, Funny Or Die), Chrissie Mayr (Laughs on Fox, New York Comedy Festival), Tyler Richardson (MTV, New York Television Festival), Jeff Simmermon (And I Am Not Lying at UCB East Village, This American Life), SallyAnn Hall (The Stand Comedy Club and Restaurant, New York Comedy Club), Myq Kaplan (Comedy Central Presents, Conan), Hosted by Gabriel Pacheco (Funhouse Comedy Show NYC) , Secret Loft – Greenwich Village, 8:30pm, $5 – $12.

 

ONGOING

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Identity, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island’s Prehistory, Conference House Park – Staten Island, Monday to Saturday until January 27, 2018, 10am – 4pm. Free.

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour, Fifth Avenue and 61st Street, 2pm, Free.

 

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