Around NYC Today (6/21) Make Music New York, Summer Solstice, Aimee Mann

THINGS TO DO

Summer in the Square, Union Square Park, 7am – 8:30pm

Come out for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities, shows, live music, dance performances, and movie nights all in Union Square Park. Free.

Reimagining Work, Reading Room in Bryant Park, 12:30pm – 1:45pm

This series features books with a focus on business, economics, and what makes a company great. Rob Biederman, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Catalant Technologies discusses his new book Reimagining Work: Strategies to Disrupt Talent, Lead Change, and Win with a Flexible Workforce. Free.

Summer Solstice Community Potluck, Dorothy K. McGowan Memorial Garden, 509 W. 158th St – Washington Heights, 2:30pm – 8pm

Celebrate the longest day of the summer during the Summer Solstice. There will be a grill for attendees to cook their own meat on and beverages. Free.

Summer Solstice Celebration, Socrates Sculpture Park – Queens, 5pm – 8pm

Summer Solstice is the longest and most light-filled day of the year. Mark this midsummer event with art-making workshops and activities from The Noguchi Museum, Free Style Arts Association, and The Blue Bus Project, and join artist / storyteller Satya Celeste to transform the grove of trees into a communal art piece. At sunset, gather around the hill for Urban Shaman Mama Donna’s annual waterfront Solstice ritual. Free.

Everybody Tango!, On the Pier in West Harlem Piers, West 125 Street, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Enjoy introductory Argentine Tango lessons, music, and dancing in the open air.  Lessons are held at 6:45 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. with social dance time between lessons. Free.

Bingo!, Fountain Terrace in Bryant Park, 6th Avenue and 41st Street, 7pm  – 8:30pm

Game on! This classic game of chance goes outside for play in the park. Comedian Andy Ross hosts with music by DJ Flip Bundlez. Free to play with prizes for every win.

Make Music New York, Various locations, 7pm – 8pm

Make Music New York is a live, free musical celebration on June 21, the longest day of the year, with over 1,000 concerts on streets, sidewalks, and parks across the five boroughs. Check out the full schedule here.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Carroll Park – Brooklyn, 7:30pm – 10pm

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM imagines New Yorkers – the buskers, the lovers, the neighbors, the leaders – as the wild and magical Spirits of Shakespeare’s classic comedy. Free.

A Collective Utterance – Naima Green, Arsenal in Central Park, 830 Fifth Avenue, 6pm – 8pm

Culled from the ongoing series “Jewels from The Hinterland” (2013–present), this exhibition renders verdant alcoves and expansive green spaces throughout New York City, as well as select sites across the United States. Featuring black and brown artists, writers, culture workers, and thinkers positioned centrally in each image, A Collective Utterance offers an exploration into the tender interiors of individuals that constitute the creative communities of a city, through an associative, atmospheric mapping of its outdoor spaces. Free.

Muscota Marsh Harmony, Muscota Marsh Park in Inwood Hill Park, 7:45pm – 8:30pm

Muscota Marsh Harmony is a public, site-specific, music performance that integrates the local environment, community, and history of the northernmost part of Manhattan Island. Set in Muscota Marsh, near tidal wetlands, singers harmonize with their surroundings along with the personal recollections of community members recorded and played back through unobstrusive speakers scattered throughout the park space. This 45 minute performance invites the audience to wander through the park and listen to the stories and songs unfold. Free.

 

MUSIC

Sheen Marina, Ricky Lewis, Kyle Forester, Caitlin Pasko, Haley Zoller, Angel and Dren and Friends (DJ Set), Pianos, 158 Ludlow St – LES, 6:30pm, $8.

Dogs Will Run Until They Die, Dan Zimmerman, Diary/Vassals, Butterscotch Stanley, The Paper Box, 17 Meadow St – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

San Fermin, The Weather Station, SummerStage, Coffey Park, Verona St. between Richard St. and Dwight St. – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.

GDFX, ANGUS TARNAWSKY, TOCCA, SHOP TALK, H0L0, 1090 Wyckoff Ave – Queens, 7pm, $10.

Hit Bargain, PILL, Yvette, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

The Dirty Nil, Ghost King, Berlin, 25 Avenue A – East Village, 8pm, $10.

The Cradle, Lionmilk, Water From Your Eyes, Liv.e, Zaven, The Glove – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

King Coya, Queen Cholas, Dat Garcia, El G, Baby’s All Right, 146 Broadway – Brooklyn, 11:59pm, $10.

Slavic Soul Party, Tompkins Square Park – LES, June 21 (Thurs.), 6pm, Free.

PAT Party, Union Pool, 484 Union Ave – Brooklyn, June 21 (Thurs.), 10pm, Free.

Aimee Mann, Superchunk, Jonathan Coulton, Prospect Park Bandshell, 9th Street & Prospect Park West – Brooklyn, June 21 (Thurs.), 7pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

On A Lighter Note w/ Rachael Parenta (Lifetime / Discovery), Benari Poulten (The Nightly Show producer), Dina Hashem (Comedy Central / Conan), Calise Hawkins (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon), Zach Sims (Comedy Central), Jordan Carlos (HBO / Comedy Central), Halyards, 406 3rd Avenue – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Airplane Mode w/ Liza Treyger (Comedy Central Half Hour), Julia Shiplett (HBO’s Crashing), Nate Fridson (Dark Spots), Sam Ike (Cityside Comedy), Moss Perricone (Pukefest), Cherry Tree, 65 4th Avenue – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Concussion Comedy w/ Thiago Macklin, Jill Weiner, Jula Branda, Juan Escalante, Ed McGowan, Liz Days, Luke Touma, Le Chéile, 839 West 181st Street – Washington Heights, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Whose Streets?, First Quincy Street Community Garden in Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free.

God’s Own Country, Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 3 Clarkson Street – Greenwich Village, 8pm, Free.

Black Panther, Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park, 5816 Clarendon Road – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

Despicable Me 3, Vesuvio Playground – SoHo, 8pm, Free.

Justice League, Poe Park – Bronx, 8:30pm, Free.

School of Rock, Astoria Park Lawn in Astoria Park, Shore Boulevard between the Hell Gate Bridge and the pool – Queens, 8:30pm, Free.

Wonder, Harris Playground in Harris Park – Bronx, 8:30pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

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

Bryant Park Tai Chi, Fountain Terrace – Bryant Park, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Sept. 27, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

Free Yoga at Washington Square Park, Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park, Every Wednesday and Thursday until Sept. 12, 8:30am – 9:30am, Free.

Fitness Walk, Fort Totten Front Gate in Fort Totten Park, Totten Road and Cross Island Parkway – Queens, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Nov. 1, 9am – 10am, Free.

Tour the Battery, Netherland Monument in The Battery, Every Thursday until Oct. 25, 1pm – 2pm, Free.

Bryant Park Yoga, Bryant Park Lawn, Every Thursday until Sept. 20, 6pm – 7pm, Free.

Capoeira Class, Lawn east of Memorial Grove in Van Cortlandt Park – Bronx, Every Thursday until June 28, 6:30pm – 8pm, Free.

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow, Lawn at 74th Street in Riverside Park South, Every Thursday until Oct. 25, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Yoga in the Park, East River Picnic Area in Randall’s Island Park, Every Thursday until Sept. 13, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Free Waterfront Yoga, Hunter’s Point South Park – Queens, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Sept. 20, 7pm – 8pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (6/19) Free Yoga Mats, Juneteenth Celebration, Jim James, Logan

THINGS TO DO

Bryant Park Classics BookClub: ‘The Awakening,’ Reading Room in Bryant Park, 12:30pm – 1:45pm

Join fellow enthusiasts and expert literary facilitators to discuss the classics. Stop by the Reading Room and get your free book for the discussion, available while supply last. This week’s book is The Awakening by Kate Chopin. Hosted by Sonia Taitz (Great With Child). Free.

Bryant Park Knitting Class, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, 1:30pm – 3pm

Swing by for free instruction from Knitty City, New York City’s favorite yarn community and store, and knit with fellow enthusiasts. Yarn and needles provided. Classes are weather permitting. Free.

Juneteenth Celebration, Coney Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn, 4pm – 7pm

Join a commemoration of the abolition of slavery and the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans throughout the former Confederacy of the southern United States. This event will feature a “Revelations” dance workshop featuring Alvin Ailey instructor Lisa Johnson, music and dance performances. Free.

Shape Up NYC, North Plaza in Union Square Park, 6pm – 8:30pm

Shape Up NYC will kick off a summer series of free outdoor fitness classes. The first event in the series will showcase two classes: Bootcamp and Open Level Yoga in Union Square. Free yoga mats will be given out to the first 200 participants. Free. RSVP.

Bryant Park Poetry: Antrim House Books, Reading Room in Bryant Park, 7pm – 8:30pm

Join the Bryant Park Reading Room Poetry Series. This week’s program is produced in partnership with Antrim House Books. Featuring poets Brad Davis, Ellen Rachlin, Myra Shapiro, Marjory Wentworth, and Amir Or. Free.

Stargazing, The High Line at 14th Street – Chelsea, 6:45pm – 9:30pm

Head to the High Line for a walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars. Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights. Free.

Dirty Little Secrets Improv Show, Niagara, 112 Avenue A – East Village, June 19 (Tues.), 7:30pm – 9pm

It’s the Pride Month show at Dirty Little Secrets featuring a diverse cast full of queers and allies ready to proudly spill some heartfelt and seriously salacious secrets for some life-affirming comedy. Have an urge to get something off your chest but don’t feel comfortable paying $100 an hour for therapy? Anonymously divulge your secrets and watch this funny and creative group of improvisers play with your deepest darkest truths onstage. Laughter is the best medicine, so you are guaranteed a good time with extra catharsis to boot. The show is a mix of short-form and long-form improv inspired by your secrets (be they dirty, clean, little or big – don’t let the title pigeonhole you). $6.

 

MUSIC

Real Clothes, Nadoyel, Caitlin Baucom, Panama Papers, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Jim James, Rough Trade NYC, 64 North 9th Street – Brooklyn, 6:30pm, Free.

Horse Lords, Sandy Ewen, 75 Dollar Bill, Secret Project Robot, 1186 Broadway – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Tyrannosaurus w/ Kevin Ryan (Laughs on Fox), Abhay Nadkarni (SF Sketchfest), Jake Mattera (Big Sky Comedy Festival), Kyle Harris (Cream City Comedy Festival), Alex Bozinovic (Midwest Queer Comedy Festival), R’A’R Bar, 30-01 35th Ave. – Queens, June 19 (Tues.), 9pm, Free.

 

FILM

Logan, Wright Brothers Playground – Sugar Hill, 8pm, Free.

Black Panther, Williamsbridge Oval –Bronx, 8:30pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park, Cabrini Boulevard and Fort Washington Avenue – Inwood, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 31, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

Bryant Park Tai Chi, Fountain Terrace – Bryant Park, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Sept. 27, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

Tai Chi Class, Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park, Every Tuesday until Sept. 11, 8:30am – 9:30am, Free.

Fitness Walk, Fort Totten Front Gate in Fort Totten Park – Queens, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Nov. 1, 9am – 10am, Free.

Bryant Park Yoga, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, Every Tuesday until Sept. 18, 10am – 11am, Free.

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park, East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue – UES, Every day except Wednesday until June 30, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.

Yoga, Pats Lawn in Inwood Hill Park, Every Tuesday until Aug. 29, 6:30pm – 8pm, Free.

Yoga in the Park, Sunken Meadow Picnic Area in Randall’s Island Park, Every Tuesday until Sept. 11, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Free Waterfront Yoga, Hunter’s Point South Park – Queens, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Sept. 20, 7pm – 8pm, Free.

Pilates in the Park, The Plaza at 66th Street in Riverside Park South, Every Tuesday until July 25, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Riverside HIIT, Terrace at 108th Street in Riverside Park, Every Tuesday until Oct. 30, 6:30pm – 7:15pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (6/14) Everybody Tango, Summer in the Square, Bingo!

THINGS TO DO

Summer in the Square, North Plaza in Union Square Park, 7am – 8:30pm

Come out for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities, shows, live music, dance performances, and movie nights all in Union Square Park. Free.

Iconic Advantage, Reading Room in Bryant Park, 12:30pm – 1:45pm

This series features books with a focus on business and economics. Design Expert Soon Yu discusses his new book Iconic Advantage: Don’t Chase the New, Innovate the Old. Hosted by José Chan. Free.

Broad Channel Flag Day, East 16th Road to East 18th Road on Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel Park – Queens, 5pm – 8pm

In celebration of Flag Day, join an evening of children’s activities, arts and crafts, face painting, entertainment, music, refreshments, and giveaways. Free.

Mad Science Presents Spin, Pop, Boom, Buddy Monument in Forest Park, Park Lane South and Myrtle Avenue – Queens, 6pm – 7pm

Are you ready for some fun science? Witness amazing feats of chemistry and explore all sorts of spectacular reactions. Free.

Monotony: A Smart Comedy Show about Stupid Stuff, CAVEAT, 21 A Clinton Street – LES, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Monotony! is the only show that dares let your favorite comedians and storytellers go deep on their weird obsessions with seemingly boring things. Their passion and (lets face it) disturbing breadth of knowledge on topics like The Science of Urinal Cakes and The History of the Rubber Duck will leave you laughing — and possibly leaving with a brand new obsession of your own.

Featuring Alex English (The Rundown with Robin Thede), Katie Hartman (Skinny Bitch Jesus Meeting), John Rosenberger (You’ll Have Fun), Yedoye Travis (Late Show with Stephen Colbert), Hosted by Raj Sivaraman, a Jeopardy! runner-up, writer, comedian, scientist, and co-host of the Universe City podcast, which breaks down scientific papers for mainstream audiences. $8.

Bingo!, Fountain Terrace in Bryant Park, 6th Avenue and 41st Street, 7pm  – 8:30pm

Game on! This classic game of chance goes outside for play in the park. Comedian Andy Ross hosts with music by DJ Flip Bundlez. Free to play with prizes for every win.

Everybody Tango!, On the Pier in West Harlem Piers, West 125 Street, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Enjoy introductory Argentine Tango lessons, music, and dancing in the open air.  Lessons are held at 6:45 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. with social dance time between lessons. Free.

New York Philharmonic Concert in the Park, 193rd Street Field in Cunningham Park – Queens, 8pm – 9:30pm
The New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks , presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, have become an iconic New York summer experience since it began in 1965. The program includes Saint-Saëns (Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah), Jordan Millar (Boogie Down Uptown), Camryn Cowan (Harlem Shake), Bernstein (Three Dance Episodes from On the Town), Rimsky-Korsakov (Scheherazade). Conductor: James Gaffigan. There will be fireworks following the performance. Free.

 

MUSIC

Action Bronson, House of Vans – Brooklyn, June 14 (Thurs.), 7pm, Free.

John Cooksey Spontaneous Combustion Quintet, The Jackie Robinson Park Bandshell in Jackie Robinson Park – Sugar Hill, 6pm, Free.

Big Bill, Low Anxiety, Huh, The World’s Greatest Detective, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Kaleta & Super Yamba Band, LADAMA, The Illustrious Blacks, Prince Language (DJ Set), C’mon Everybody, 325 Franklin Avenue – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Ricky Lewis, André Salvador & The Von Kings, Phantom Wave, Early Riser, Sam Sodomsky, Mikenasty (DJ Set), Pianos, Showroom, 158 Ludlow Street – LES, 7pm, $8.

Titus Andronicus (Film Screening + Q&A), Rough Trade, 64 N 9th St – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.

Elk City, Antietam, Flower, Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery – LES, 7:30pm, $8 – $10.

The Netherlands, Dead Empires, Yoink, Borts Minorts, Union Pool, 484 Union Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Dona Carter, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, 12:30pm, Free.

Clifton Anderson, Socrates Sculpture Park – Queens, 6:30pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Bomb Shelter Comedy w/ Tom Delgado (Sirius Radio, What Else Comedy), Shaun Murphy (Helium Comedy Club, Buffalo’s Funniest Comedian), Tara Cannistraci (SportsNet New York, We Stand Comedy), Mat Levy (VH1, Gotham Comedy Club), Scott Sharp (Gotham Comedy Club), Jeff Cerulli (NBC, VH1, MTV), Erik Bransteen (FOX, TimeOut NY), Matt Azark (Cart Talk Podcast), The Gaf West, 401 West 48th Street – Midtown West, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Big Weird Comedy Show w/ Hanna Dickinson (Comedy Central, truTV), Lindsay Boling (Rooftop Comedy), Ryan Donahue (Jimmy Kimmel Live), Tyler Fischer (America’s Got Talent), Brendan Eyre (Late Night with Seth Meyers), Monroe Martin III (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon), Secret Loft, 14th Street and 6th Ave – Greenwich Village, 8pm, $5 – $12.

Grin and Barrett Comedy w/ Adrienne Iapaluccci (Just for Laughs, Last Comic Standing), Monroe Martin (Comedy Central, Jimmy Fallon), Jaye McBride (NBC Stand Up for Diversity), Liz Barrett (Laughs on Fox), Atheer Yacoub (The Breakdown with Mehdi Barakchian), Fredric Goldstein (Model and The Mensch Podcast), Dan Abraham (Gotham Comedy Club), Hosted by Gianmarco Soresi (Last OG), Beauty Bar, 231 East 14th Street – Gramercy Park, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Stonewall, Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 3 Clarkson Street – Greenwich Village, 8pm, Free.

The Shape of Water, Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park – Harlem, 8pm, Free.

Moana, Westbourne Playground, Mott Avenue and Bay 25th Street – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Zootopia, Hallet’s Cove, 31-10 Vernon Blvd – Queens, 8pm, Free.

West Side Story, Greenbelt Recreation Center in Blood Root Valley, 501 Brielle Avenue – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

Transformers: The Last Knight, Lozada Playground – Bronx, 8:30pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

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

Bryant Park Tai Chi, Fountain Terrace – Bryant Park, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Sept. 27, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

Free Yoga at Washington Square Park, Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park, Every Wednesday and Thursday until Sept. 12, 8:30am – 9:30am, Free.

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition – 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project, Arsenal in Central Park, Every weekday until June 14, 9am – 5pm. Free.

Fitness Walk, Fort Totten Front Gate in Fort Totten Park, Totten Road and Cross Island Parkway – Queens, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Nov. 1, 9am – 10am, Free.

Tour the Battery, Netherland Monument in The Battery, Every Thursday until Oct. 25, 1pm – 2pm, Free.

Bryant Park Yoga, Bryant Park Lawn, Every Thursday until Sept. 20, 6pm – 7pm, Free.

Capoeira Class, Lawn east of Memorial Grove in Van Cortlandt Park – Bronx, Every Thursday until June 28, 6:30pm – 8pm, Free.

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow, Lawn at 74th Street in Riverside Park South, Every Thursday until Oct. 25, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Yoga in the Park, East River Picnic Area in Randall’s Island Park, Every Thursday until Sept. 13, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Free Waterfront Yoga, Hunter’s Point South Park – Queens, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Sept. 20, 7pm – 8pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (12/29) Shakin’ All Over Party, PJs n’ DJs Party, The Office

THINGS TO DO

New York Night Train Shakin’ All Over Party, Home Sweet Home – LES, 10:30pm – 4am

DJ Jonathan Toubin hosts the last Shakin’ All Over party of 2017. Get ready to dance to 1950s/1960s rock n’ soul” vinyl records turning ’til the wee wee hours. $5. Free entry before 11pm.

The Office Trivia, Stone Creek Bar and Lounge – Kips Bay, 8pm – 9:30pm

Take a break from being The World’s Best Boss, your classes at art school, or beet farming to prove you know the most about the employees of Dunder Mifflin. Prizes will be awarded in lieu of Dundees, and you don’t want to be left empty handed… that’s what she said! 

 

MUSIC

Manifiesta feat. Amayo’s Fu-Arkist-Ra and DJ Tres Dos, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 11pm, $10.

Electric Feel Dance Party w/ DJ Gina Bon Jersey, DJ Jordan Stern, Bowery Electric – LES, 11pm, $10.

“PJs ‘n DJs” Party w/ DJs Brian Blackout and Doctor Mister, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 10pm, $5.

Cylo, Giovani B2B Todd Fatjo, Omar Raven (live), Johan, McCarren Hotel and Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP. 

Yael and Gabriel, Club Bonafide – Midtown East, 10:30pm, $8.

Antagonista, Slalomville, Shadow Monster, Dan Abraham, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

A Sad-Rock Battle Royale feat. BEARS, Giants, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7PM, $10.

The Waldos, The Sweet Things, Mad Juana, New York Junk, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $10 – $15. 

Easy Socks, Earth Dad, Cal Fish + Mello Anello, Trans- Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $7. 

 

COMEDY

Nothing Important w/ Aparna Nancherla (Inside Amy Schumer), Alingon Mitra (Conan, The Comedy Cellar), Jena Friedman (The Daily Show, The Late Show with David Letterman), Krystyna Hutchinson (Guys We Fucked:The Anti Slut Shaming Podcast), Myq Kaplan (Netflix Special “Small, Dork, Handsome”), Nick Vatterott (Comedy Central), Shane Torres (Comedy Bang Bang!), Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Inside Baseball: Comedy About Comedy w/ Ethan Simmons-Patterson, Kenice Mobley, Olivia Grace, Rishi Mathur, Anya Volz, Davidson Boswell, Brandon Garner, The Platform – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Karaoke Tremendous, Union Hall – Brooklyn, Every Friday, 10pm, Free.

35th Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until January 5, 9am – 5pm. Free.

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

‘Volez Voguez Voyagez’ Louis Vuitton Exhibition, 86 Trinity Place – Lower Manhattan, Until January 7, (Mon to Sat – 10 am to 8pm; Sun – 11am to 7pm), Free. RSVP.

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.

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.

Holiday Market at the Oculus, Westfield World Trade Center – Lower Manhattan, Until January 2, 9am to 9pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (12/23) Festivus Party, Side Ponytail Comedy, Holiday Concert

THINGS TO DO

Festivus for the Rest of Us Party, Playwright Irish Pub – Midtown, 7pm – 11pm

Air grievances and perform a feat of strength at New York Social Network’s Festivus party. Be sure to keep the tinsel away from the Festivus pole. $10.

St. Veronica’s Holiday Concert, St. Veronica’s Church – West Village,  7:30pm – 10:30pm

Enjoy a night of classical music performed by New York Baroque Incorporated, a group hailed by the New York Times as “studded with stars in the making.” The program features Arcangelo Corelli’s “Fatto per la notte di Natale,” Antonio Vivaldi’s “Il Riposo per il Santo Natale” and “Concerto in D Minor” and Georg Phillip Telemann’s “Overture in F Major.” Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Dark Wing, Morirsoñando, Shanti Lalita, Bashful Slasher, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

More Life: Drake Night w/ DJ Yamez, QUIANA PARKS, Odalys, Hosted by LowKey, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 11:30pm, $10.

Young Adult Friction: An Indie/Alt Dance Party w/ DJ Doug Dealer, DJ Deseos, Brooklyn Bazaar, 10pm, Free.

Johnny Raincloud, Too Good for Tuesday, Professor K, Bowery Electric – LES, 6:30pm, $8 – $10.

Electric Feel Dance Party w/ DJ Jordan Stern, Dj Ilan, Bowery Electric – LES, 11pm, $10.

Tygapaw (w/ Special Guest Abdu Ali), Habibiboi, Gooddroid, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 11pm, $5 – $12.

Ovlov, NO ICE, Grace Kelly All Day, Beeyotch, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7pm, $10.

DJ Party, Taela Naomi, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 10pm, Free.

DJ Gritz, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Side Ponytail w/ Christian Finnegan (Chapelle’s Show, Conan, VH1), Chris Calogero (VICE), Ayanna Dookie (writer on BET’s 50 Central), Khalid Rahmaan (Conan), Rob Cantrell (Last Comic Standing, Totally Biased, The Colbert Report), Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

Popped Collar Comedy w/ Steve Whalen, Ariel Elias, James Pontillo, Jim Search, V Lince, Dan Wickes, The Platform – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Hashtag Comedy w/ Lev Fer (Complicated with Lev Fer), Nicole Yates (Black Friday Comedy Marathon), Pamela Rae (New York Comedy Festival / SiriusXM Radio), JC Best ( Laughing Devil Comedy Festival), Courtney Reynolds (Burning Bridges Festival), Hosted by Tracey Carnazzo (Neurotica), QED – Queens, 9:30pm, $10.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Saturday, 8:30am – 9:30am, Free.

Shape Up NYC: Zumba, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Saturday until Dec. 30, 10am – 11am, Free.

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

High Line Winter Tour, Gansevoort Plaza at the High Line, Every Saturday until Feb. 24, 12pm – 12:45pm, Free.

‘Volez Voguez Voyagez’ Louis Vuitton Exhibition, 86 Trinity Place – Lower Manhattan, Until January 7, (Mon to Sat – 10 am to 8pm; Sun – 11am to 7pm), Free. RSVP.

Grand Central Holiday Fair, Grand Central Terminal – Midtown, Until Dec. 24, 10am to 8pm.

Arts and Crafts Fair, Alice Austen Park – Staten Island, Until Dec. 25, 11am -5pm, Free.

Winter Village, Bryant Park – Midtown, Until January 2, Weekdays – 11am to 8pm, Weekends – 10am – 8pm, Free.

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.

Columbus Circle Holiday Market, Columbus Circle – 59th Street and Central Park West, Until Dec. 24, (Mon. to Sat. – 10m to 9pm; Sun. – 10am to 8pm), Free.

Holiday Market at the Oculus, Westfield World Trade Center – Lower Manhattan, Until January 2, 9am to 9pm, Free.

 

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