TUES, 4/25: RENT THE RUNWAY SALE, GORILLAZ, MARK MOTHERSBAUGH, + 17 WEDS EVENTS

around town today

6pm: four panelists from the worlds of fashion, food, and fitness discuss vegan living: david carter (nfl), chloe coscarelli (chef), joshua katcher (parsons), and dominick thompson (crazies and weirdos). nyu cantor film center, free (rsvp). >>

6-7pm: have a short moderated conversation with a stranger holding opposing views (or just listen in) at van alen institute’s ‘crossroads conversations.’ today’s topics focus on gender and sexuality. the red steps at times square, free. >>

6-8pm (thru 7/15): nyu’s grey art gallery hosts ‘myopia,’ an exhibition of the work of devo founding member, composer, and visual artist mark mothersbaugh. programs include an opening reception (tonight, free), an in-person conversation, music video screenings + discussion, a performance, and more. various locations, free-$30. >>

6:30pm: gasland director josh fox does q+a following a screening of his hbo documentary, how to let go of the world and love everything climate can’t change. part of the john jay college ecocinema cafe marathon film festival. john jay college of criminal justice (midtown west), free (rsvp). >>

7pm: sarah lohman (eight flavors: the untold story of american cuisine) and eve jochnowitz (eat in good health) discuss immigrant influence on american food at the museum at eldridge street (les). $14 general, $10 students. >>

7pm (monthly): see how the night sky looks from other places in the universe at tonight’s edition of ‘astronomy live’ at the hayden planetarium space theater (uws). $15 general, $13.50 students/seniors. >>

7:30pm: the #wethepeople live podcast ruminates on trump’s first 100 days in office with a live show including guests david plotz (slate’s political gabfest), mike pesca (the gist), corinne fisher (guys we f*cked), myq kaplan (last comic standing), and more. hosted by josh zepps. the bell house (gowanus), $8 adv, $12 door. >>

7:30pm: italian musician marco fusi performs four new compositions by scandinavian composers on the viola d’amore, a 14-stringed bowed instrument popular during the renaissance and baroque periods. scandinavia house (midtown east), $10 adv with promo code ‘skint10’ (reg. $15). >>

7:30pm doors, 8pm show: former and current seriously.tv writers and performers put on a benefit comedy show with guests jo firestone (fallon), joel kim booster (billy on the street), dylan marron (welcome to night vale), and more. hosted by katie hartman and mark vigeant. littlefield (gowanus), $10 adv, $12 dos. >>

8pm: got a gem of a story to tell? molly cameron and sharon spell co-host the gems storytelling show + mic, with jiji lee (you’re gonna die, girl!), morgan pielli (relationsh*t), and maybe you! the back room at halyards (gowanus), free. >>

8pm (monthly): the snap impression game show podcast pits comedians against each other to see who can do the best off-the-cuff impressions of celebrities, fictional characters and historical personages. tonight: christian finnegan (black and white), ally hord (seth meyers), john thibodeaux (colbert), mark gagliardi (thrilling adventure hour), and guest judge laura grey. hosted by andy beckerman and ramsey ess. ucb (east village), $7. >>

8pm doors, 9pm show: animated four-piece band gorillaz play an in-store show at rough trade (williamsburg). wristbands for entry will be distributed with purchase of their new album starting at 11am. >>

8pm doors, 9pm show (weekly): seth herzog’s sweet comedy show features guests aasif mandvi (the daily show), justin long (dodgeball), josh gondelman (john oliver), byron mowers (adam devine’s house party), and more. slipper room (les), $10. >>

9:15pm: snl’s sasheer zamata screens her seeso standup special, ‘pizza mind,’ and does q+a with comedian michelle buteau (big morning buzz live). bam rose cinemas (fort greene), $15. >>

thru 4/30: save up to 90% on ‘gently used’ designer dresses and accessories at the rent the runway sale. 260 fifth ave (chelsea). >>

check our website for ongoing events. >>

coming up

4/26 all day (hours not specified): by suzette opens a new location in the flatiron district and offers $1 crêpes all day. >>

4/26 10am-5pm: take note: the moleskine sample sale offers discounted notebooks, planners, bags, and accessories at the company’s chelsea offices. >>

4/26 6pm: speed racer voice actor corinne orr and voice actor, director, scriptwriter and producer michael sinterniklaas discuss the 50th anniversary of the classic anime series and sign dvd sleeves in advance of next month’s release. barnes + noble tribeca, free admission. >>

4/26 6:30pm: unwarranted: policing without permission author barry friedman discusses contemporary debates about policing with sherrilyn ifill (naacp legal defense and educational fund president and director-council) and trymaine lee (msnbc and nbc reporter). interface (chelsea), free (rsvp). >>

4/26 7pm: caitlyn jenner discusses her new memoir the secrets of my life with pulitzer prize-winning journalist and co-author, buzz bissinger (friday night lights). wristbands for entry will be distributed with purchase of the signed book at this location starting at 9am. barnes + noble union square >>

4/26 7pm: vape and vinyasa? san francisco-based certified yoga instructor dee dussault explores the practice of using cannabis to enhance the spiritual practice at a talk on her new book, ganja yoga. powerhouse archway (dumbo). free. >>

4/26 7pm (rescheduled from 4/18): love your selfie. writer melania-luisa marte and female dating collective it’s not personal lead participants in writing a love letter to themselves and morning rituals to help reduce stress. new women space (williamsburg). $15 >>

4/26 7pm: interdisciplinary artist dread scott kicks off the international center of photography’s  ‘radical conversation: making america great’ discussion series. free (rsvp). >>

4/26 7:30pm: southern-style tall tales get told by folks from all over at the new storytime with pop-pop show. tonight’s first show includes kevin allison (risk!), jean grae (the show show), maeve higgins, and shalewa sharpe.  hosted by carolyn castiglia with will spann as pop-pop. q.e.d. (astoria), $5. >>

4/26 7:30pm, 9:30pm: you could find yourself singin’ in the rain after a screening of the 1952 musical at roxy cinema (tribeca). $10. >>

4/26 7:30pm doors, 8pm show: the applying it liberally podcast breaks down trump’s first 100 days in office at a live taping hosted by keisha zollar and andrew kimler. littlefield (gowanus), $8 adv, $10 dos. >>

4/26 8pm (monthly): word weavers adam wade, ashley brooke roberts, matt dennie, and louis katz share stories of their most passionate nights at this month’s edition of the nights of our lives storytelling show. hosted by david martin. ucb (chelsea), $7. >>

4/26 8pm (weekly): the let’s see, what else? comedy show features joe machi (fallon), ester steinberg (mtv), krystyna hutchinson (guys we f*cked), carolyn busa (side ponytail), and brad austin (ucb). hosted by courtney maginnis and tom delgado. poco restaurant and bar (alphabet city), free. >>

4/26 8:30pm doors, 9pm show (weekly): the comedians you should know show brings stand-up performances to the gutter bar in williamsburg. tonight: anthony devito (comedy central), ryan donahue (kimmel), charles gould (mtv), saurin choksi (brown privilege comedy), kate willett (comedy central), and joyelle nicole johnson. guest hosted by david drake. $5. >>

4/26 9pm (monthly): the soft spot stand-up comedy show, hosted by claudia cogan (last comic standing) and brendan mclaughlin (best week ever), features performances by anthony devito (comedy central), aparna nancherla (seth meyers), joe zimmerman (fallon), and heather thomson. threes brewing (gowanus), free. >>

4/26 11pm: at the night late show, a team of late night writers builds a talk show pilot around the personality of a performer. tonight, snl writer julio torres takes over with what’s sure to be a surreal theme. ucb chelsea, $5. >>

4/26-30: the annual new voices in black cinema series returns for its seventh year with narratives, documentaries and shorts, including three new york premieres and filmmaker/cast q+a. bam (fort greene), $14. >>

ticket deals

sponsored: just $20 for fossils, a ‘fantastically inventive piece of theatre’ (broadway baby, edinburgh) with a live electronic soundscape at 59e59 theaters thru 5/4. >>

sample small batch spirits at the nyc indie spirits expo at the penn club 5/24 for $19-42.50 + (plus ticket fees, reg. $65-85). >>

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JUST $20 FOR ‘FANTASTICALLY INVENTIVE’ THEATER WITH LIVE ELECTRONIC SOUNDSCAPE (SPONSORED)

Bucket Club, in association with Farnham Maltings, presents

FOSSILS

By Bucket Club

Directed by Nel Crouch

Vanessa’s life is science. Fact based, evidence led, no nonsense, no monsters. But when a photograph surfaces showing something in Loch Ness, she must embark on a very personal research project. An extinct fish, a missing father, and breathtaking live electronic sound from multi award-winning company Bucket Club create a “magical, melancholy world” (The List).

“A FANTASTICALLY INVENTIVE PIECE OF THEATRE WITH A CHARMING STORY”
- Broadway Baby, Edinburgh

★★★★ “THE EXCELLENT THREE-STRONG CAST MULTI-TASK SUPERBLY BETWEEN ROLES, AS WELL AS CREATING A LIVE SUFJAN STEVENS-LIKE SOUNDSCAPE FROM VOICES, HARMONIUM, VIOLIN AND THEREMIN-LIKE ELECTRONICS… IT’S A CAPTIVATING, POIGNANT REFLECTION ON LOVE, LONGING AND THE IMPORTANCE OF MYSTERY IN ALL OUR LIVES.”
- The List, Glasgow

Use code SKINT to snag $20 tickets** (Reg. $25)
Valid for performances through May 4

Performances: Tue, Wed & Thu 7:30, Fri 8:30, Sat 2:30 & 8:30, Sun 3:30

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

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MON, 4/24: FREE SHAKESPEARE, TASTE OF SCIENCE, S.E. HINTON, + 14 TUES EVENTS

around town today

6:30pm (monthly): at this month’s speaking of science series lecture, safety and risk analyst chris everett discusses bayes’ theorem and its relevance to everyday critical thinking and skepticism. new york society for ethical culture (uws), $10 suggested donation. >>

7pm: spice up your life with a spices workshop for home cooks by chef steven rosa. 61 local (cobble hill), $5 suggested donation. >>

7pm: the outsiders author s.e. hinton celebrates the 50th anniversary of her classic book at a collector’s edition launch event at barnes + noble 86th + lexington ave. wristbands for entry will be distributed with purchase of the book at this location starting at 9am. >>

7pm: georgetown sociology professor michael eric dyson discusses his book tears we cannot stop: a sermon to white america with new republic editor eric bates. bonus: complimentary beverages and new republic tote bags. housing works bookstore cafe (soho), free. >>

7pm (thru 5/14): the public theater’s mobile unit touring company celebrates its 60th anniversary with free performances of an updated shakespeare’s twelfth night, set in florida in the nineties. luesther theater at the public theater (east village), get free tickets in-person at the theater starting two hours before showtime, or via online lottery. >>

7:30pm doors, 8pm show (weekly): aparna nancherla guest hosts the night train comedy show, with stand-up performances by james adomian (@midnight), jermaine fowler (guy code), byron bowers (adam devine’s house party), ryan beck (the daily show), ester steinberg, and nour hadidi. littlefield (gowanus), $8. >>

8pm (monthly): an evening of humorous readings, a show featuring funny folks who write funny things, returns with guests including bob powers (happy cruelty day), graham starr (wired), brittany van horne (samantha bee), and moujan zolfaghari (middle of the night show). hosted by brian alger, luke burns, and james folta. hifi bar (east village/alphabet city), free. >>

8pm (weekly): the savage comedy show includes stand up by jake head (laughs), nat towsen (vice), tyler richardson (mtv), wendy steiner (refinery29), and ken schulz, plus a guest lecture about how to do something useless. fawkner (boerum hill), free (rsvp by email for a chance to win drinks). >>

8pm (weekly): the side ponytail comedy show features stand up by tom delgado (funny or die), sonia dennis (comedy central), hannah boone, and ryan schutt. hosted by chelsea taylor. friends and lovers (crown heights), free. >>

8pm: the north/south chamber orchestra continues its 37th season with a program of new music for chamber orchestra from the americas. christ and st. stephen’s church (uws), free. >>

sponsored 8pm: get tickets to an evening of bluegrass and choral music at carnegie hall for $7 (plus ticket fees, $110 value). >>

9pm (weekly): the free mac + cheesy movie night series at williamsburg’s huckleberry bar serves up fantasy movies with a side of free mac + cheese each monday night this month. tonight: willow (1988). >>

7-10pm (thru 4/27): get drunk with knowledge from boozy talks and presentations set in bars during the taste of science festival. various locations, $5. >>

thru 4/30: bushwick’s syndicated screens a series of quentin tarantino films all week: reservoir dogs, pulp fiction, kill bill, inglorious basterds, and more. $4. >>

check our website for ongoing events. >>

coming up

4/25 6pm: four panelists from the worlds of fashion, food, and fitness discuss vegan living: david carter (nfl), chloe coscarelli (chef), joshua katcher (parsons), and dominick thompson (crazies and weirdos). nyu cantor film center, free (rsvp). >>

4/25 6-7pm: have a short moderated conversation with a stranger holding opposing views (or just listen in) at van alen institute’s ‘crossroads conversations.’ today’s topics focus on gender and sexuality. the red steps at times square, free. >>

4/25 6-8pm (thru 7/15): nyu’s grey art gallery hosts ‘myopia,’ an exhibition of the work of devo founding member, composer, and visual artist mark mothersbaugh. programs include an opening reception (tonight, free), an in-person conversation, music video screenings + discussion, a performance, and more. various locations, free-$30. >>

4/25 6:30pm: gasland director josh fox does q+a following a screening of his hbo documentary, how to let go of the world and love everything climate can’t change. part of the john jay college ecocinema cafe marathon film festival. john jay college of criminal justice (midtown west), free (rsvp). >>

4/25 7pm: sarah lohman (eight flavors: the untold story of american cuisine) and eve jochnowitz (eat in good health) discuss immigrant influence on american food at the museum at eldridge street (les). $14 general, $10 students. >>

4/25 7pm (monthly): see how the night sky looks from other places in the universe at tonight’s edition of ‘astronomy live’ at the hayden planetarium space theater (uws). $15 general, $13.50 students/seniors. >>

4/25 7:30pm: the #wethepeople live podcast ruminates on trump’s first 100 days in office with a live show including guests david plotz (slate’s political gabfest), mike pesca (the gist), corinne fisher (guys we f*cked), myq kaplan (last comic standing), and more. hosted by josh zepps. the bell house (gowanus), $8 adv, $12 door. >>

4/25 7:30pm: italian musician marco fusi performs four new compositions by scandinavian composers on the viola d’amore, a 14-stringed bowed instrument popular during the renaissance and baroque periods. scandinavia house (midtown east), $10 adv with promo code ‘skint10’ (reg. $15). >>

4/25 7:30pm doors, 8pm show: former and current seriously.tv writers and performers put on a benefit comedy show with guests jo firestone (fallon), joel kim booster (billy on the street), dylan marron (welcome to night vale), and more. hosted by katie hartman and mark vigeant. littlefield (gowanus), $10 adv, $12 dos. >>

4/25 8pm: got a gem of a story to tell? molly cameron and sharon spell co-host the gems storytelling show + mic, with jiji lee (you’re gonna die, girl!), morgan pielli (relationsh*t), and maybe you! the back room at halyards (gowanus), free. >>

4/25 8pm (monthly): the snap impression game show podcast pits comedians against each other to see who can do the best off-the-cuff impressions of celebrities, fictional characters and historical personages. tonight: christian finnegan (black and white), ally hord (seth meyers), john thibodeaux (colbert), mark gagliardi (thrilling adventure hour), and guest judge laura grey. hosted by andy beckerman and ramsey ess. ucb (east village), $7. >>

4/25 8pm doors, 9pm show: animated four-piece band gorillaz play an in-store show at rough trade (williamsburg). wristbands for entry will be distributed with purchase of their new album starting at 11am. >>

4/25 9:15pm: snl’s sasheer zamata screens her seeso standup special, ‘pizza mind,’ and does q+a with comedian michelle buteau (big morning buzz live). bam rose cinemas (fort greene), $15. >>

4/25-30: save up to 90% on ‘gently used’ designer dresses and accessories at the rent the runway sale. 260 fifth ave (chelsea). >>

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