Around NYC Today (1/5) Glow in the Dark Fitness Challenge, Comedy Hibachi

THINGS TO DO

5-Hour Glow-in the-Dark Fitness Challenge, Asser Levy Recreation Center – Stuyvesant Town, 3pm – 8pm

Wear your best neon gear and celebrate the new year with a five-hour, non-stop exercise event. Activities include hour-long sessions of Jump Rope Madness, Afro-Brazilian Zumba and Kettle Bell Ab Blast. Free. RSVP by emailing Erica.Serrano@parks.nyc.gov .

 

MUSIC

Swerling, Azro Cady, Nova Lantern, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8 – $10.

Tyvek, Straw Pipes, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Bueno, Patio, The Wants, Your Dream Coat, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7pm, $10.

Ciarra Black, Via App, Motiv-A, Mercury Lounge – LES, 11:59pm, $10.

Long Neck, Coping Skills, Mallrat, Leia Campbell, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

The Directors, Union Pool –Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Bridges and powerlines, The Aye-Ayes, Stereo Off, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8 – $10.

Boomshot! w/ Top Shotta Band, The Fuss, Crazy Baldhead Dub Apparatus, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Comedy Hibachi, Stand-up from Fumi Abe, Anya Volz, Matt Leary, Improv comedy from Flavortown, Babies, Legion – 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.

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields, Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant’s Gate, 2pm, 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.

 

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Around NYC Today (1/3) Comedians You Should Know, Bay Uno, French Classes

THINGS TO DO

Free Mini French Classes, French Institute Alliance Francaise – UES, 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Looking to learn French this winter? Join FIAF’s unique immersion method composed of 30-minute sample classes. Each session covers topics such as learning what to say at a speed dating session and asking for directions in a French-speaking city. Free. RSVP. 

 

MUSIC

Supplier, A Bunch of Dead People, Public Speaking, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Julia Battistin, Evan Glynn, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $5.

Oh, Oh, Ecstasy, Tica Douglas, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Huh, Night Powers, Belle-Skinner, Amy Klein, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7pm, $10.

Ninjoi, TheSecondSex, Ghost Piss, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Bay Uno, He Arrived By Helicopter, La Peche, Union Pool –Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Big Sur, Club Bonafide – East Midtown, 7:30pm, $10.

Lindsey Wilson, Madison Thibodeau, Allen Childs, Allison Rowan, Nate Hassan, Salzy Bar – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $5.

 

COMEDY

Aparna Nancherla, Rachel Pegram, Bowen Yang & Matt Rogers (SLUCK), Andrew Barbato, Gabe Gonzalez, Harris Mayersohn, Jenny Gorelick, Addie Weyrich, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 8pm, $6 – $8.

The Mostly Fun Comedy Show w/ Hannah Boone, Daniel J Perafan, Isabel Hagen, Zane Golia, Ben Katzner, Michel Djme Francoeur, Albert Kirchner, Halyards – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP. 

A Very Hot and Bothered New Year w/ Laurel Cummings (Funny or Die), Krista Komondor (Becomingacomedian.com), Brian Grossi (New York Comedy Club), Lawrence DeLoach (Elite Daily), Teresa DeGaetano (Impractical Jokers), Sydnee Washington (The UnOffical Expert Podcast), Zilla Vodnas (Women of Comedy Festival) and a secret special guest, Black Cat – LES, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP. 

Comedians You Should Know w/ Michael Kosta (Daily Show), Judah Friedlander (30 Rock), Aparna Nancherla (Conan), Mehran Kaghani (Last Comic), Saurin Choksi (Brown Privilege), The Gutter – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $5. 

The Fancy Show w/ Joe Pera (Late Night with Seth Meyers), Mehran Khaghani (Last Comic Standing), Nore Davis (Comedy Central), Ayanna Dookie (AXS TV), Jena Friedman (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart), Hosted by Will Miles (HBO’s Crashing), The Douglass – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP. 

 

FILM

Advance Screening: The Road Movie, Videology Bar and Cinema – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free, RSVP. 

 

ONGOING

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.

 

 

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Around NYC Today (1/2) Women in Art, Negative Press, Tableaux Anniversary

THINGS TO DO

Women in Art: Music, Lovecraft Bar – East Village, 7pm – 10pm

The Set NYC presents an evening of shows, performances, networking and cocktails. Lineup includes Genique Green, Tay Solèy, Lady Ze, Nyara Jessica Suzanne, Joan Mercury. Hosted by Siobhan Fogarty. Event to benefit charity group Freedom Ladder. Networking party at 7pm. Show starts at 8pm. $5 donation. 

Negative Press Reading and Launch, Bureau of General Services – Queer Division, 7pm – 9pm

Negative Press, a gay Marxist poetry collective, invites you to an evening of poems and other provocations. With Kay Gabriel, Zachary LaMalfa, David W. Pritchard, A.B. Robinson, Cam Scott. $10 suggested donation. 

Tableaux One Year Anniversary, Lot 45 Bushwick – Brooklyn, 7pm – 11pm

Artist collective Tableaux hosts an art salon with fetish themes. The event is strictly a mixer; organizers suggest wearing collars and cuffs but ask attendees to leave toys at home. Admission is donation based. 

Harlem Swing Dance Classes, Joseph P. Kennedy Community Center – Harlem, 7pm – 8pm

An hour-long lesson on the basics of the 1930s dance style the Lindy Hop. Wear comfortable shoes and sneakers and have a bottle of water handy. Cash at the door. After class, stay to practice some more and mingle. $7. Free for 18 years old and under.

 

MUSIC

City Alley, Tugboat Heroes, Lady Pepper, Celebrity Mugshot, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7pm, $10. 

Fern Mayo, Dump Him, Fleabite, Mallrat (solo), Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10. 

Soft Cough, Jarring, Big Fan, Great Wright, The Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10. 

The Ferdy Mayne, Trevor Sohnen, Erik Kramer, Lantern Hall – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free. 

 

COMEDY

Show My Goodness, Hosted by Maria Wojciechowski, Evan Morrison, and Albert Kirchner, Bushwick Public House – Brooklyn, 8pm, $0 – $5. 

Super Fun! Standup Comedy Show w/ Mark Lawrence, Alia Janine, Camden Pollio, Ben Bergman, No Fun Bar – LES, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP. 

As If! Comedy w/ Lillian DeVane (Eugene Mirman Fest), Yedoye Travis (Comedy Dynamics), Ryan Donahue (Jimmy Kimmel Live!), Andrew Casertano (Animal Planet), Rebecca’s – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free, RSVP. 

 

ONGOING

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

Winter Village, Bryant Park – Midtown, Until January 2, Weekdays – 11am to 8pm, Weekends – 10am – 8pm, 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 (12/29) 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 (12/28) Mal Blum, Good Riddance Day, Truth Serum

THINGS TO DO

All Is Forgiven: A Non-Religious Comedy Show about Religion, QED – Queens, 7:30pm – 9pm

Want to confess? If not, how about hearing others do it on stage? Join some of New York’s best performers and storytellers for a comedy show about how belief runs deep in everyone’s lives. Folks divulge personal anecdotes about the impact of religion on their lives. This show is not aimed at converting, convincing, or destroying, just relating. Whether it’s positive, negative, or somewhere in between (purgatory?) this is a show for anyone who wants some catharsis in a world where everything you do seems wrong. $10.

Truth Serum, QED – Queens, 9pm – 10:30pm

Truth Serum, a late night talk show turned podcast, is back for an interactive wild spectacular. There will be guests, prizes, drinking games, and more. With Stand Up by Nicco Aeed and Mamoudou N’Diaye. Sketch Performance by Face for Radio. Hosted by Zoe Yellen. $7.

Good Riddance Day, Broadway between 45th and 46th Street, Dec. 28 (Thurs), 12pm – 1pm

Say goodbye to your unwanted memories of 2017 at the annual Good Riddance Day, which was taken from a Latin American tradition in which New Year’s revelers stuffed dolls with objects representing bad memories before setting them on fire. Destroy any unpleasant, embarrassing, and downright unwanted memories from the past year – be it a remnant of your ex, a paid medical bill or old study guides for your most onerous class. Registering for this event will automatically enter you in for a chance to win a Google Home speaker. Also, the first 50 people in attendance will receive a $5 Starbucks gift card. Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Hamish Kilgour, Shop Talk, War Bubble, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Mal Blum & The Blums, Kino Kimino, Hiccup, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free.

Goodfight, Breeder, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

HoneyChrome, Voltron_BLK, OG La Forge, Felix And The Future, The Loud Soft Loud, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Littlefoot, Soft Fangs, Ryan Wu, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Imraan Khan, Club Bonafide – Midtown East, 7pm, $10.

2017 Rap Up w/ Mike Nasty, Will Gates, Boston Chery, MMIJ The DJ, Dollar Bin, 94 Wythe Avenue – Brooklyn, 10pm, Free, RSVP.

 

COMEDY

A Gay Show For All People Holiday Spectacular w/ Cole Escola, Naomi Ekperigin, Liza Treyger, Matt Rogers, Bowen Yang, Blake Daniel, Patti Harrison, Hosted by Aaron Jackson and Josh Sharp, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Bodega Cat Comedy w/ Jeff Scheen (Laughs on FOX), Colin Lewis (Team COCO’s Comics to Watch), Scott Chaplain (Comedy Central’s Roast Battle), & Magi Calcagne (ThunderFest!), Offside Tavern – Chelsea, 7:45pm, Free, RSVP.

School Days Comedy, Hosted by Aminah Imani and Von Decarlo, The Village Lantern – Greenwich Village, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

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

All Green Comedy w/ May Wilkerson, Crystian Ramirez, Chrisian Polanco, Dara Jemmott, Juannell Riley, Chris Hamilton, 505 East 12th Street – East Village, 9:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

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

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

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

 

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