Avengers assemble… your prom attire! Captain Marvel has arrived and Avengers: Endgame is upon us, so we’re celebrating with a BAM! POW! BANG! at the skint’s Superhero Prom!

On Friday, April 26, avenge the fallen with a Hulk-sized blowout featuring DJ Empanadamn spinning power anthems so good that you couldn’t even blame Thanos for snapping along.

Come dressed as your favorite super hero or villain (or invent your own) and strike a power pose on our red carpet, photo booth, and runway show. Alter-egos/secret identities welcome! Prizes will be awarded for best outfit, best duo, best hero/villain combo, and best origin story.

And so we can all be heroes, a portion of ticket sales will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City.

So suit up, get ready to sip on our Stark-engineered drink specials, and we’ll see you on the 26th! Get your tickets now.

the skint presents:
Superhero Prom

Friday, April 26 at 10:30pm
635 Sackett Street, Brooklyn NY 11217
$7 in advance, $10 at the door
Facebook event page:

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the skint is taking monday and tuesday off, so here are your event listings through the 23rd. scroll all the way down to the ‘all weekend’ section to find events that occur all weekend (some start friday), including trilogy and action movie series, the coney island circus sideshow opening, and more.


fri 6-9pm: at escape east @ 333, japan society’s monthly gallery happy hour, enjoy free admission to the exhibition radicalism in the wilderness: japanese artists in the global 1960s, music spun by dj aki, and drinks and snacks (available for purchase). japan society (midtown east), free (reg. $12 general, $10 students/seniors). >>

fri 6-9pm: nine greenpoint art spaces stay open late for the annual spring greenpoint gallery night. free admission. >>

fri 6pm doors, 6:30pm show (monthly): be there and be square. nerd nite returns with another night of entertaining and informative presentations spanning a wide range of nerdom. tonight, hear talks on sinister architects, how fame can compromise even those with brilliant minds, and how 80’s detective shows helped our collective recovery from vietnam. caveat (les), $10 adv, $12 door. >>

fri 6:30pm doors, 7pm show: what does your instagram feed say about you? improv team higgins will make up their own stories about audience member photos at the instagram show. subculture (noho), $14. >>

fri 7pm: the red ink reading series, a quarterly literary discussion series that focuses on women writers, delves into the topic of ‘authenticity’ with mira jacob (good talk), jennifer pastiloff (on being human), deborah landau (soft targets), grace talusan (the body papers), and hannah tinti (the twelve lives of samuel hawley). hosted by michele filgate. books are magic (cobble hill). free admission. >>

fri 7pm (monthly): the kweendom lgbtq comedy and storytelling show comes out again with performances by david perez, walter kelly, rachel mccartney, kate sisk, and jessica henderson. hosted by bobby hankinson. pete’s candy store (williamsburg), free (donations are welcome and will benefit immigration equality). >>

fri 7pm: trace mountains, elijah wolf, and pearla play union pool (williamsburg). $10 adv, $12 dos. >>

fri 7-10pm (on view thru 4/27): 14 artists stepped out of their their comfort zones and utilized a medium they don’t normally engage with for the sunday painter group exhibition. opening reception tonight. flux factory (lic), free. >>

fri 7:30pm (monthly): tonight’s full moon means it’s time again for gathering the coven, lauren maul’s comedic talk show that features magical comedians, practicing witches, and musicians. tonight’s show features comedian meghan o’neill, storyteller jiji lee, astrologer janelle belgrave, musician michael harren, plus witchy wares from cult party. the pit (flatiron), $10. >>

fri 7:30pm doors, 8pm show (+ sat): local theater reaches new heights at the green room, an intersectional pot play festival consisting of 1-5 minute plays inspired by weed. cooler gallery (clinton hill), $12 adv, $15 door (a portion of the profits will go to empire state norml). >>

fri 7:30pm: salsa ensemble 8 y más and dj dayansiiita perform at tonight’s installment of the ¡vaya! 63 latin dance music series at lincoln center’s david rubenstein atrium (uws). free. >>

fri 8pm (monthly): an all-lady lineup of storytellers, stand-ups, improvisers, and character actors perform at the she makes me laugh show. tonight’s lineup: rosebud baker, mary beth barone, candyce musinski, karolena theresa, lauren loguidice, and big mermaid. the pit (flatiron), $11 ($1 of each ticket sold will go to earth day network). >>

fri 8pm (monthly): comedians and storytellers recount their most cringeworthy sexual encounters at the awkward sex…and city storytelling show, held in the basement of a sex shop. tonight’s edition features kevin allison (risk!), shalewa sharpe (2 dope queens), carolyn castiglia (right now! with carolyn castiglia), host natalie wall, and more. bonus: free beer + wine, plus save 15% off store purchases. the pleasure chest (ues), $12 adv with promo code ‘skint’ or $15 at the door if you mention the skint (reg. $15 adv, $20 door). >>

fri 8pm: rule of 7×7: seven playwrights present new 10-minute plays that had to follow seven rules. the tank (garment district), $14 adv, $15 door (admission includes a beer). >>

fri 8pm: hackers show off their interactive projects at nyc resistor’s annual party and fundraiser, solar punk. bonus: free beer. nyc resistor (boerum hill), $15 adv, $20 door. >>

fri 8:30pm (weekly): see what all the brew-ha-ha is all about at the bitches brew comedy show, featuring stand-up by aparna nancherla (crashing), dan soder (billions), kate willett (netflix), saurin choksi (brown privilege comedy), erica spera, and denise taylor. hosted by shelby taylor. the back room at halyards (gowanus), free (a tip jar will be passed around). >>

fri 8:30pm doors, 9pm show (weekly): the live from outer space comedy show at the cobra club in bushwick features stand-up by kat radley (the daily show), andy sandford (adult swim), lance weiss (mtv), rachel mccartney (pbs), and david tveite (last comic standing). hosted by erik bergstrom (colbert), myka fox (trutv), and max bruno. free admission. >>

fri 9pm (+ sat): brooklyn academy of music’s bamcafé live performance series features april + vista (fri) and deem spencer (sat). bamcafé (fort greene), free. >>

fri 11pm (monthly): comedians live-riff over a screening of 1986’s howard the duck at tonight’s edition of the ‘movies r dumb’ series. hosted by chris gersbeck. q.e.d. (astoria), $10. >>

fri 11pm: get down to 80s-00s party jams, dance hits, and pop classics at this month’s edition of the everybody, everybody dance party at c’mon everybody (bed-stuy). $5. >>

our next event!

Avengers assemble… your prom attire! Captain Marvel has arrived and Avengers: Endgame is upon us, so we’re celebrating with a BAM! POW! BANG! at the skint’s Superhero Prom!

On Friday, April 26, avenge the fallen with a Hulk-sized blowout featuring DJ Empanadamn spinning power anthems so good that you couldn’t even blame Thanos for snapping along.

Come dressed as your favorite super hero or villain (or invent your own) and strike a power pose on our red carpet, photo booth, and runway show. Alter-egos/secret identities welcome! Prizes will be awarded for best outfit, best duo, best hero/villain combo, and best origin story.

And so we can all be heroes, a portion of ticket sales will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City.

So suit up, get ready to sip on our Stark-engineered drink specials, and we’ll see you on the 26th! Get your tickets now.

the skint presents:
Superhero Prom

Friday, April 26 at 10:30pm
635 Sackett Street, Brooklyn NY 11217
$7 in advance, $10 at the door
Facebook event page:


sat: get fired up for these 420-themed events:
► various times: breaking habits at cinema village. $12 general, $8 students/seniors. >>
► 12-6pm: 4/20 pop-up at dusty rose vintage (greenpoint). >>
► 3:30pm, 11:45pm: koyaanisqatsi at syndicated (bushwick). $7. >>
► 7pm: macrodose fest: psychedelic music and liquid light projections. secret project robot (bushwick/bed-stuy), $12. >>
► 7:30pm doors, 8pm show: the green room, an intersectional pot play festival. cooler gallery (clinton hill), $12 adv, $15 door. >>
► 8pm, 10pm: dazed and confused (8pm) and half-baked (10pm) at the roxy cinema (tribeca). $12. >>
► 9pm doors: reefer madness, performances, and live music. sideshows by the seashore (coney island), $15. >>

sat all day: shop a selection of $1 men’s and women’s clothing, shoes, and accessories at buffalo exchange’s annual earth day sale, with 100% of the proceeds benefiting the humane society. cash only. >>

sat 11am-1pm: pregame for brooklyn botanical garden’s massive sakura matsuri cherry blossom festival at the end of the month with a family-friendly fest at flushing meadows corona park. free. >>

sat 12-3pm: book swap: drop off and pick up some with new (to you) books at 53rd street library (midtown west). free admission. >>

sat 12-3:30pm: the department of transportation brings back its free bike helmet giveaways. today’s giveaway is being held at madison square park (flatiron), with more to come throughout the spring/summer season. >>

sat 12am-7pm: put a pin in this: the annual patches + pins expo, the largest flair fair in the country, returns to nyc. bonus: the first 200 attendees will receive a free pin. metropolitan west (hell’s kitchen), $10. >>

sat 3:30pm doors, 4pm show: face your recurring high school nightmares head-on by tackling real standardized test questions at the sloshed sats trivia/drinking game/comedy show. hosted by michael wolf. caveat (les), $8 adv, $10 door. >>

sat 5pm-midnight (saturdays thru 8/17, + 9/28-10/26): the popular queens international night market returns for the season with traditional street foods from around the world for $6 and under. new york hall of science (corona), $5 adv/$8 door admission 4/20 + 4/27, free starting 5/4. >>

sat 7pm: bronx documentary center hosts a screening of city of ghosts, matthew heineman’s 2017 documentary about syrian civilian journalists documenting an isis takeover of their homeland, followed by q+a with subject abdalaziz alhamza and journalist rozina ali. bronx documentary center’s st. mary’s annex (364 e 151 st), free. >>

sat 7pm dance lesson, 8pm show: bluegrass meets afro-cuban when bands buddy merriam + back roads and conjunto guantánamo perform separate sets, then jam together at flushing town hall. $16 general, $10 students. >>

sat 7pm doors, 7:30pm show (monthly): animators, cartoonists and other artists project their on-the-fly drawings of live comedian routines at the picture this! show. hosted by ian fidance. union hall (park slope), $8 adv, $10 dos admission benefits lady parts justice league. >>

sat 7pm doors: tragedy: all metal tribute to the bee gees + beyond plays an album release show at saint vitus (greenpoint). $15 adv, $18 dos. >>

sat 7:30pm (monthly): musicians, comedians, comedy musicians and musical comedians take the stage at the odd rock comedy hour, a funny fusion hosted by rob paravonian. q.e.d. (astoria), $7 adv with promo code ‘orchvip’ (reg. $10). >>

sat 7:30pm doors, 8pm show: next stop: immigration station, a stand-up comedy show featuring immigrant performers incorporating a travel item in their set. with esther chen (hbo), daniel simonsen (seth meyers), alex pavone (sirius xm), katie boyle (transplants), and mooker g. hosted by vihaan samat. starr bar (bushwick), $8 adv, $10 door. >>

sat 8pm (monthly): see what’s on display on stage at the exhibition, a comedy show set in the public arts space at the public hotel. tonight: aparna nancherla (crashing), josh gondelman (desus + mero), sydnee washington (comedy central), and nore davis (conan). hosted by michael cruz kayne and mary beth barone. happy hour prices until 8:30pm. public arts at public hotel (les), $10 adv with promo code ‘theskint’ (reg. $15). >>

sat 8pm (monthly): the weekly bitches brew comedy show kicks off a new monthly show at bushwick’s pine box rock shop with aparna nancherla (crashing), brendan eyre (seth meyers), kc arora (espn), douglas wick (north coast), and karolena theresa. hosted by shelby taylor. pine box rock shop (bushwick), free (a tip jar will be passed around) >>

sat 8pm (monthly): mom and dad find the funny at the parental approval comedy show, where comedians will perform sets aimed to please host caroline yost’s parents, who’ll be judging the fun. tonight: milly tamarez (vice), alyssa stonoha (three busy debras), andres govéa (the special without brett davis), max + nicky weinbach (vintage basement), and colin burgess (comedy central). friends and lovers (crown heights), free. >>

sat 8pm doors, 9pm show (monthly): mix and mingle with the local artist community at an arts on site performance party. byob or partake of the donation bar. 12 st. marks place (east village), $10 suggested donation. >>

sat 10pm: rebel with a cause: dance to riot grrrl, 90’s, and indie pop tunes at the rebel! radical queer dance party, where 100% of the proceeds will benefit mariposas sin fronteras. starr bar (bushwick), $5+ suggested donation (no one will be turned away for lack of funds). >>

sat 10:30pm: the armory comedy group’s shot4shot remake series takes a movie or tv script and blind casts it for a reading/drinking game. tonight, the group takes on jaws. the tank (midtown west), $5. >>

sat 11pm: plug in at the night.wav synthwave dance party. saint vitus (greenpoint), free before midnight with rsvp. >>


sun thru 4/26: learn about cybersecurity, crispr, microbes, stars, exoplanets, the racial wealth gap, and more in casual bar environments during the annual taste of science festival. various locations, free-$5. >>

sun 10am-4pm: eggcellent fashions will be on display at the annual easter parade and bonnet festival. fifth avenue between 49th and 57th streets, centered around st. patrick’s cathedral. >>

sun 12-10pm: celebrate earth day early at the earth love festival, an all-day event including art installations, music, eco-friendly vendors, and panels with climate experts, conservationists, activists, and more. 99 scott avenue (bushwick), free admission. >>

sun 7pm: five local cartoonists give slideshow readings at the annual easter sunday comix + graphic novel night, hosted by robyn chapman + robin enrico. kgb bar (east village), $5 donation includes a raffle ticket. >>

sun 9pm doors, 9:30pm show (weekly): the if you build it stand-up comedy show includes performances by rob haze (last comic standing), dina hashem (conan), mike recine (conan), dan lamorte, jp mcdade, and hannah einbinder. hosted by alison leiby. subculture (noho), $9. >>

all weekend

fri thru 4/21: heeere’s kubrick! village east cinema’s annual tribute to stanley kubrick concludes with 2001: a space odyssey in 70mm. $20. >>

fri thru 5/16: good things come in three at film forum’s trilogies series, a four-week, 78-film series highlighting trios of movies by 26 directors. this weekend’s offerings: francis ford coppola (the godfather), sergio leone (clint eastwood), and masaki kobayashi (the human condition). film forum (south village), $15. >>

fri thru 7/7: the museum of the moving image’s ‘see it big!’ action film screening series kicks off with raiders of the lost ark, the adventures of robin hood, anne of the indies, and seven samurai. museum of the moving image (astoria), $15 general, $11 students/seniors admission includes same-day admission to the museum. >>

sat + sun 1-7pm (+ various dates thru 9/29): freaks at the beach: the coney island circus sideshow opens for the season this weekend. coney island usa, $10. >>

check our website for a list of ongoing events. >>


mon 6pm: cnn commentator van jones presents a screening of the premiere episode of his new docu-series, the redemption project with van jones, followed by a conversation on what a newly imagined justice system might look like. nyu school of law (greenwich village), free. >>

mon 6pm doors, 6:30pm show: chroniclers of the climate apocalypse: hear front-line climate change stories from pulitzer prize-winning new york times correspondent sheri fink, the guardian environmental reporter oliver milman, and author of the end of ice dahr jamail. moderated by national geographic society strategic adviser for environmental and science journalism andrew revkin. brooklyn historical society (brooklyn heights), $5. >>

mon 6:15pm: get a behind-the-scenes introduction to how biology research works at late night science, a seminar series with lab tours by graduate students of columbia university. tonight’s topic: the science of recognizing. jerome l. greene science center (morningside heights), free. photo id required. >>

mon 6:30pm: psychotherapist and author esther perel (mating in captivity, the state of affairs) explores the nature of sex and relationships in the era of #metoo and the spiritual crisis of loneliness at tonight’s installment of skirball talks at nyu skirball (greenwich village). free (rsvp). >>

mon 6:30pm: science for the people presents a panel discussion on climate change and the green new deal including the intercept reporter kate aronoff, alexandria ocasio-cortez advisor robert c. hockett, sunrise movement ny director matthew miles goodrich, the uninhabitable earth: life after warming author david wallace-wells, and vice news tonight correspondent arielle duhaime-ross. housing works bookstore cafe (soho), $5. >>

mon 6:30pm (monthly): at this month’s speaking of science series lecture at the new york society for ethical culture, award-winning conservation photographer christopher ang presents a photo essay and talk on the case for conservation. new york society for ethical culture (uws), $5. >>

mon 6:30pm: architect, professor, and author thomas leslie shares the history of postwar ‘glass box’ skyscrapers and the development of lighting, air conditioning, and glass technologies in a talk at the skyscraper museum (battery park). free (rsvp required). >>

mon 6:30pm: the big words, etc. reading series, where each theme is determined by the previous meeting’s audience, celebrates its seventh anniversary at 61 local (cobble hill). hosted by jess martinez and stacey kahn. free ($5 suggested donation). >>

mon 7pm: wnyc hosts a live taping of the stakes, their new podcast about how society is designed, how it shapes our lives, and how we might imagine our way into a better future. tonight’s guest: former attorney general eric holder, jr.. hosted by kai wright. the greene space at wnyc (south village), $15. >>

mon 7pm: the living gallery celebrates its seventh anniversary with a byo art show, performances, an open mic, food, and haircuts ($15-20). the living gallery (bushwick/bed-stuy), $10. >>

mon 7:30pm (weekly): brendan gay and charles engle battle with topics chosen by the audience to see who gets to host the freestyle comedy show, featuring comics anthony devito (colbert), christi chiello (roast battle), daniel simonsen (seth meyers), and ian fidance (siriusxm), plus beats by santiago angel. the bowery electric (east village), free with rsvp, $5 without. >>

mon 7:30pm doors, 8pm show: comedians share photos, diary entries, and the occasional angst-filled musical number to take jabs at their younger selves at the roast of your 15-year-old self show. hosted by alise morales. union hall (park slope), $8 adv, $10 dos. >>

mon 7:30pm doors, 8pm show (weekly): the butterboy comedy show, helmed by jo firestone, aparna nancherla, and maeve higgins with dj donwill, returns with stand-up by loyiso gola (late nite news with loyiso gola), hari kondabolu (the problem with apu), sonia denis (hbo), jc coccoli (key + peele), casey james salengo (comedy central), joanna briley (black women in comedy festival), and hannah einbinder. littlefield (gowanus), $10. >>

mon 8pm: honeyblood, lizzie loveless, and navy gangs play baby’s all right (williamsburg). $13-15. >>

mon 8pm (weekly): the savage comedy show includes stand up by sam corbin (the new yorker), doogie horner (america’s got talent), camille theobald (mtv), dekunle somade, and dario joseph). hosted by hoff matthews, lizzie martinez, aimee rose ranger, and melissa rocha. bonus: chances to win free drinks and local show tickets with email rsvp. fawkner (cobble hill/boerum hill), free. >>

mon 9pm (monthly): a lineup of folks who have a way with words share them at the in your own words storytelling show. this month’s show features gastor almonte, adam wade, julia whitehouse, alexis lambright, and jon bander. hosted by rob penty. magnet theater (chelsea), $7. >>


tues 6pm: bryant park kicks off its free outdoor performance season with its annual shakespeare birthday celebration, featuring monologues and scenes performed by the drilling company, as well as original shakespeare-inspired music. bryant park (midtown west), free. >>

tues 6-8pm (runs thru 7/20): coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the stonewall uprisings, ‘art after stonewall’ the first major exhibition to examine the impact of the lgbtq civil-rights movement on the art world, opens at both nyu’s grey art gallery and the leslie-lohman museum of gay and lesbian art on 4/24. opening reception at nyu’s grey art gallery (greenwich village) tonight. free. >>

tues 6:30pm doors, 7pm show: interested in the status of the $250 million park planned for pier 55? open house new york hosts a design presentation and construction update with paul westwood (project lead), signe nielsen (principal architects), and celine armstrong (executive project manager). sva theatre (chelsea), $10. >>

tues 6:30pm doors, 7pm show (monthly): explore the milky way and universe as seen by the gaia space telescope at tonight’s edition of ‘astronomy live’ at the hayden planetarium space theater (uws). $15 general, $13.50 students/seniors. >>

tues 6:30pm doors, 7:30pm show (weekly): tommy mcnamara and luke mones host the boardwalk stand-up comedy show, featuring shane torres (comedy central), conner mcnutt (comedy central), carmen lynch (conan), sarah lazarus (npr), ana fabrega (hbo), and harris mayersohn (colbert). coney island baby nyc (east village/alphabet city), free. >>

tues 7pm: celebrating the best lgbtq books of the year, the lambda literary awards finalists read from their works at housing works bookstore cafe (soho). free. >>

tues 7pm (thru 4/27): the 16th annual will-a-thon features staged readings of three shakespeare plays, plus a night of sonnets, songs, and scenes of love. the workshop theater (midtown west), free (rsvp required, donations welcome). >>

tues 8pm doors, 8:30pm show (weekly): wild things comedy show returns with standup by sean patton (comedy central), sarah tollemache (colbert), jordan temple (conan), and nimesh patel (snl). hosted by ryan donahue, kate willett, and ismael loutfi. bonus: free pizza. greenwich village location will be sent to ticket purchasers. $5-10 (advance purchase required). >>

tues 8pm doors, 9pm show (monthly): seth herzog’s long-running sweet comedy show returns to chelsea music hall with guests rob cantrell (comedy central), aparna nancherla (corporate), ben sinclair (high maintenance), and more. chelsea music hall (chelsea), $13. >>

tues 8pm doors, 9pm show: chrysta bell, longtime musical partner of david lynch, plays an album release show at le poisson rouge (greenwich village). $12-15 adv, $15-17 dos. >>

tues 8:30pm (weekly): the just come! comedy show, hosted by pamela ross and kendall farrell, returns with performances by rob haze (fallon), christi chiello (roast battle), bronwyn isaac (bustle), aimee rose ranger (the ranger zone), brian bahe, and chris daniels. the graham (east williamsburg), free ($5 suggested donation). >>

tues 9pm doors, 9:30pm show: embrace the nostalgia at the on this day… comedy show, where comedians recall memories from this day in history. featuring mark vigeant (comedy central), anna roisman (the unemployment show), sachi ezura (the rundown), anita flores (i’m listening: a frasier podcast), and natasha vaynblat (mcsweeney’s). hosted by angel yau and ross brunetti. caveat (les), $10 adv, $12 door. >>

tues 10pm (monthly): shake things up at the shake-up, jenny gorelick’s new stand-up comedy show at freehand hotel’s broken shaker rooftop bar (flatiron). free admission. >>

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Fol Espoir, in association with Jermyn Street Theatre and The Real MacGuffins present


Written and performed by Dan March, James Millard, and Matt Sheahan
Written and directed by John Walton

It’s 1942, and a horde of Yankee servicemen have just arrived in England where the locals speak a strange dialect, boil all their food, and talk endlessly about the weather.

The Americans see the Brits as a strange race. Get ready to judge for yourself in a night of joyous laughter and downright silliness as a crack team of experts attempt to explain the rules of British life. A rib-tickling show for all ages.

Adapted with kind permission from the Bodleian Library’s publication Instructions for American Servicemen, 1942.

Use code SKINT to snag $15 tickets* (Reg. $35)
Valid for performances through Sunday April 21.

Performances: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 7:15; Sat 2:15 & 7:15; Sun 2:15


59E59 Theaters – a quick block from SUBWAY 4/5/6 N/W/R at 59 St.

*Standard service fees apply to all phone/internet orders. Limit 4 tickets per order. All offers subject to availability. This offer may be revoked or modified at any time without notice.  Not valid with any other offer.

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