Around NYC Today (1/15) MLK Day, Salsa Mondays, Side Ponytail, Butterboy

THINGS TO DO

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

Latin dance instruction from award-winning dancers and music from DJ Jon Ali. Classes start at 6p, party after! Salsa, Hustle, Bachata, Cha-cha-cha, Merengue, Samba, Tango, Rumba, Swing. Free.

MLK Day, Brooklyn Center for the Arts, 9am – 3pm

Honor the spirit of Dr. King with an essay competition, talent show, games and 20 minutes of dance and instrumental music classes. Free. RSVP.

Displacement, The Invisible Dog Art Center – Brooklyn, 7:30pm – 8:30pm

How does a body react when its movement is forced or it is halted? With Displacement, Syrian dancer and choreographer Mithkal Alzghair examines the Syrian body in the context of war, migration and revolution. Free. RSVP.

Tremendous, New York City Center – Midtown West, 5:30pm – 7pm

Tremendous, a contemporary dance performance that premiered at LaMama Moves! Festival, connects individual stories of the female experience to the spectrum of social injustices and the need for unity. Director/choreographer Patricia Noworol and her multicultural and international ensemble expose shared vulnerabilities and defense mechanisms to celebrate the durability and persistence of female strength. Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Kauf, BAILE, NOIA, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

THE WORLD’S GREATEST DETECTIVE, Bulldada, Glass Slipper, Old Lady, Elsewhere (Zone One) –Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Joey Sprinkles, Shop Talk, BOON, Yairms, Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Larkin Grimm, Erin Durant, Kyle Avallone, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

Shara, Bindiram, Diaspoura, Kohinoorgasm, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $10.

Kelly Quigley, Palhth, The Most, Marcela Avelina, Bobby Woody, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $8.

Remain, Chaste, Bone Plow, Septic Rot, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Butterboy w/ Brett Davis, Jena Friedman, Samantha Ruddy, Tanael Joachim, Comfort Zone featuring Brooke Van Poppelen and Juan Velard, Mike Abrusci, Hosted by Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla and Maeve Higgins, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Side Ponytail Comedy w/ Kerry Overfab Coddett (MTV, TruTV), Adam Mamawala (Funny or Die), Nina Tarr (VICE), Karolena Theresa (NY Comedy Festival), Ali Simpson (What a Joke Festival), Danny Felts (Bridgetown Comedy Festival), Produced by Carolyn Busa, Julia Shiplett, Chelsea Taylor, Ben Wasserman and Emily Winter, Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

Weekly Humorist w/ Tom Thakkar, Tyler Fischer, Emma Willmann, Brian Parise, Hosted by Andrew Collin, 110 Wall Street – Financial District, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Savage: A Comedy Show w/ Kath Barbadoro (Comedy Central, Vice), Django Gold (The Late Show w/ Stephen Colbert), Luke Mones (Caroline’s, UCB), Maggie Lalley (Caroline’s), Remy Kassimir (Sirius XM), Alex Barnett (Gotham), Hosted by Brandon Scott Wolf (Vice, Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris), Hoff Matthews (Comedy Central), Lizzie Martinez (Funny Or Die), Fawkner – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Yedoye Travis, Christina Galston, Fumi Abe, Chike Robinson, Victor Varnado, Rufat Agayev, Katie Boyle, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

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

 

Around NYC Today (1/8) Butterboy, Myq Kaplan and Friends, Zaria Forman

THINGS TO DO

An Evening with Zaria Forman, Parsons School of Design – East Village, 6pm – 8pm

Celebrate the Climate Museum’s first exhibition, In Human Time. See Zaria Forman’s window installation of Whale Bay, Antarctica No. 4 in person. The reception will include soundscapes Forman recorded on an expedition in Antarctica in 2015. Free spiked hot beverages and treats will be available. There will also a free raffle for a print of Forman’s work Errera Channel No. 1, 2016. Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Lina Tullgren, Salt People, Melissa Weikart, Joanna Sternberg, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.

Retroglyphs, First Blush, The 65’s, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

Abraham King, Dark Tea, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

Soulmate Trio, W New York – Times Square, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Dahye Kwon Trio, Club Bonafide – Midtown East, 9:30pm, $10.

The Kings County Swing, St. Mazie Bar and Supper Club – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.

Michael Sarian and the Big Chabones, Club Bonafide – Midtown East, 7:30pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Butterboy w/ Hari Kondabolu, Geoffrey Asmus, Chanel Ali, Hosted by Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla and Maeve Higgins, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Myq Kaplan and Friends w/ Calvin Cato, Richard Bowen, Ariel Elias, Yedoye Travis, Dina Hashem, Shockwave, QED – Queens, 8:30pm, $6.

Yoram Bauman, PhD: The World’s First and Only Standup Economist, Caveat – LES, 7pm, $10.

Tickling The Ivories w/ Crystian Ramirez – (Last Comic Standing), Hanna Dickinson – (Comedy Central), LeClerc Andre (The Stand Comedy Club regular), Tyler Fischer (America’s Got Talent), Plus a special guest, Pianos – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Arse-toria Comedy w/ Adam Sokol, Tim Unkenholz, Lindsay Boling, Tom Delgado, Alissa May Atkinson and special guests, Passage Irish Bar and Kitchen – Queens, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

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

New You Open House (free fitness classes), St. James Park – Bronx, Every weekday until January 12, 2018, 9am, Free, RSVP.

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 (12/21) The Gaits Soundscape, Silent Yoga, Happy Place

THINGS TO DO

The Gaits Soundscape 2017, Gansevoort Plaza in The High Line, 5:30pm – 7pm

Celebrate the winter solstice with an immersive soundwalk along the High Line. Participants become performers as footsteps get turned into sounds, creating a collective, whimsical music piece including twinkling metallic sounds, electric guitar chords, dulcimer notes, and water splashes. Inspired by Phil Kline’s annual Unsilent Night. RSVP to info@thehighline.org . Free.

 

Winter Solstice Silent Yoga Celebration, McCarren Park – Brooklyn, 7pm – 8:30pm

Join this unique yoga experience with an individual practice done in a group setting. This class will use  “Sound Off” wireless glowing headphones — which lets you hear the teacher’s voice at the perfect level, while completely immersing you in movement and music. This wonderful session will begin with an open meditation then move into a long vinyasa. Bring your own mat, blankets, and props. Free.

 

MUSIC

¡VAYA! 63, DJ A2, David Rubenstein Atrium – Lincoln Square, 7:30pm, Free.

Blac Rabbit EP Release, Jazmin Labrie, Nate B, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $8 – $10.

Actually Huizenga, Cunt Mafia, Renata Raksha, David Riley (DJ), Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 11:59pm, $10.

Los Cumpleaños, Emergency Tiara, DJ Mickey Perez, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Shea Holiday Happening: Yucky Duster, Bueno, Fits, Emmerson & Her Clammy Hands, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Be Our Guest – A Disney DJ Night, Bowery Electric – LES, 8:30pm, $5 – $10.

Olivia Morreale, Slow Dance, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

Kent Odessa, Johnny Butler & the Epic Fail, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

PAT Party, Union Pool –Brooklyn, 10pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Comedy Quarterly w/ Dewey Lovett, Martin Ubano, Usama Siddiquee, Hosted by Sam Zee and Myles Hewette, Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

The Resistance Comedy w/ Mamoudou N’Diaye, Yedoye Travis, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $8 – $10.

Jeremy Pinsly, Menuhin Hart, Luke Touma, Remy Kassimer, Pauline Murphy and Mike Lemme, Hosted by Brandon Collins and Chrissie Mayr, Astor Room – Queens, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Bodega Cat Comedy w/ Crystian Ramirez (Last Comic Standing), Ariel Elias (Seriously.TV’s Blissful Thinking), Ben Wasserman (Side Ponytail), Offside Tavern – Chelsea, 7:45pm, Free, RSVP.

Happy Place Comedy w/ Amy Stiller, Dan D’Agnes, Amy Buchwald, Blair Dawson, Crystian Ramirez, QED – Queens, 9pm, $8.

Justy Dodge (Sirius XM), Doug Smith (Conan), George Gordon (NY Comedy Festival), Jacqueline Novak (Comedy Central), Anthony P. Devito (Late Show), Hoster by Dan Wilbur (IFC, Sirius XM), Halyards – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Katie Boyle (Transplants), Rachel Joan (New York Comedyd Festival), Tom Cassidy (adult swim), Maddy Smith (Carolines), Edward Farrell (Edward Farrell’s Diet Coke Reviews on Yelp), Old Man Hustle – LES, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

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

 

FILM

Much Ado About Nothing, Hudson Park Library – Greenwich Village, 2pm, 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.

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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Around NYC Today (12/2) Oddities Flea Market, New York Night Train Soul Clap

THINGS TO DO

Native Art Market, National Museum of the American Indian – Lower Manhattan, 10am

Buy traditional and contemporary works—including silver and semiprecious jewelry, ceramics, fine apparel, handwoven baskets, traditional beadwork, dolls, paintings, prints, and sculpture—from some of the finest Native American artists. Free.

Oddities Flea Market, Brooklyn Bazaar, 11am

The Oddities Flea Market is returning for the holidays. Shop for all sorts of peculiar items: ranging from medical history ephemera, anatomical curiosities, natural history items, osteological specimens, taxidermy, jewelry, one of a kind art. $5 at the door (cash only).

Renegade Craft Fair, Industry City – Brooklyn, 11am – 6pm

Explore a curated selection of modern design, including jewelry and accessories, art, apparel, ceramics, illustration, stationery, home decor, apothecary and cookware. Featuring local food trucks, DJ sets with Black Gold, photo ops, screen printing workshops with Sheepshead Design and all-around good times. Free.

Voice Cult, House of Yes – Brooklyn, 1:30pm

Come join this vocal healing ritual. The event will be led by “head priestess” Daisy Press. Is Voice Cult really a cult? $10 suggested donation.

Holiday Festival and Tree Lighting Celebration, Great Lawn in Astoria Park – Queens, 2pm – 5pm

Celebrate Astoria’s holiday tradition with music, magic, train rides, and more. Free.

 

ONGOING

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

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

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

‘Since I’m Being Honest With You’: Kathrin Burmester solo exhibition, Topaz Arts – Queens, Every Saturday until December 17, 1pm – 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.

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

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

Yayoi Kusama: Festival of Life, David Zwirner – Chelsea, Until December 16, Tues. to Sat., Gallery hours: 10am – 6pm. 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.

Amsterdam Whitney’s November 2017 Exhibition, Amsterdam Whitney Gallery – Chelsea, Until Dec. 8, 11am – 5pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Razors, Hallelujah The Hills, Genie, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8 – $10.

J Bengoy, Argonaut & Wasp, Lost Cousins, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

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

Tiidal, Conquista, Yusuf Siddiquee, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Hiro Kone, Negation, Maggot, Ligature, R&D, K. Keays, Crawl Space, Moses, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 9pm, $10.

That’s So Raben, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 11pm, Free.

DJ Bengey, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 11:59pm, Free.

New York Night Train Soul Clap and Dance Off w/ DJ Jonathan Toubin, Don Bolles (The Germs), Breanna Barbara, Surfbort, Animal Show, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Jackknife Comedy w/ Dulce Sloan, Pale Bear Walla, Colin DiGarbo, Janet Hyde, Aaron Naylor, Mary Houlihan, Mamoudou N’Diaye, Hosted by Patrick Hastie and Gideon Hambright, The Creek and the Cave – Queens, 8pm, $5.

Defend Your Movie w/ Sean Donnelly, Farah Brook, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Definitely Two Different Guys w/ Yedoye Travis, Mamoudou N’Diaye, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 10pm, $8 – $10.

 

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