SAT-SUN, 7/23-24: SKINT WEEKEND

check our website for ongoing events, including free beaches and pools, free fitness classes, free shakespeare performances, a pixar exhibition at the cooper hewitt, ticket deals, and more. >>

saturday

various times: free outdoor movies:
inside out, saratoga square park (bedford-stuyvesant) >>
war of the worlds, henry m. jackson playground (les) >>

9am-5pm: the west side is all abuzz for the sixth annual high line honey day, featuring beekeepers from the five boroughs, a demonstration hive, family-friendly activities, a local honey market, and honey-themed treats available for purchase. the high line at 14th street (meatpacking district), free admission. >>

10am-5pm: thinking about getting an mba? meet school reps, learn how to craft your application, and hear presentations at the annual mba tour. new york hilton midtown, free. >>

1pm-midnight (monthly): the wordhack series of performances and talks exploring the intersection of language and technology celebrates its second anniversary with an all-day mini-conference and party. babycastles (chelsea), $20 for the conference + party, $10 for the party only. >>

2-9pm: hey ho let’s go… on a ramones history tour. begin with a tour of the queens museum’s ramones exhibition (free), then hop on a bus tour of forest hills, birthplace of the ramones ($10), and finally ride to the rockaways for a concert by rattrap bumpkin, sick feeling, and unstoppable death machines (free). in true punk fashion, you’ll need to find your own transportation back. >>

4-8pm: burlesque star the world famous *bob* hosts the seventh annual coney island talent show, where kids and adults can bring their wildest acts and get judged by the mayor of coney island himself, dick zigun. $250 cash grand prize! the boardwalk between 10th +12th st.s, free. >>

5pm: explore the industrial revolution and mechanical era through gizmos and gadgets like a thomas edison cylinder phonograph, a steam engine, and wind-up toys with the traveling museum of interesting things’s history of invention show. coney island museum, $5 general, $3 seniors. >>

5pm: enjoy free hot dogs at babeland park slope in honor of national hot dog day (wink wink). a $100 babeland gift basket will also be raffled off to one lucky person. >>

5-7pm: the third rail quarterly’s latest form is a collection of politically-charged black-and-white posters created by commissioned artists. celebrate the release of this eight issue at a launch party featuring mingling, dj sets, and copies of the posters free for the taking. printed matter (chelsea), free admission. >>

6pm (thru 9/4): tonight’s brooklyn cyclones baseball season promo night includes a star wars theme with free cyclones hats and post-game fireworks. mcu park (coney island), $14-17. >>

6:30pm doors, 7:30pm show: femi kuti and bombino play the bric celebrate brooklyn! festival. rain or shine, but check their website/facebook/twitter for hazardous weather cancellation notices. prospect park bandshell, free ($5 suggested donation). >>

7pm (monthly): gather amongst nyc memorabilia for summer stories, a comedic storytelling show in a museum. tonight’s show features music-themed tales of wackiness by peter smith (katdashians: the musical), langan kingsley (funny or die), jo firestone (the chris gethard show), and many more. hosted by kady ruth ashcraft and alise morales. bonus: donation-based drinks. city reliquary (williamsburg), $5. >>

7pm (ends today): the drilling company’s alfresco shakespeare series returns to bryant park with a steampunk adaptation of as you like it. free. >>

7pm-midnight (+ 7/30): the annual astoria flea + food night market returns to kaufman astoria studios with 80 vendors and a queens beer garden. free admission. >>

8pm: the string orchestra of brooklyn performs stravinsky’s neoclassical opera the rakes’ progress, with a libretto by w.h. auden and based on a series of 18th century paintings by william hogarth. roulette (boerum hill), $20 general, $15 students/seniors. >>

9pm (biweekly): the human citizen comedy show, hosted by koshin egal and ben totushek, features performances by jeffrey joseph (comedy central, hbo), molly ruben-long (hidden america with jonah ray), langston kerman (academy awards writer), and brad austin + adam sokol (comedy at beauty bar). art cafe and bar (prospect heights), free. >>

10:30pm (weekly): improv group ‘the cast’ creates an episode of law and order that alternates between the on-stage production and backstage performer drama. magnet theater (chelsea), $10. >>

11pm (monthly): at the b-side hip-hop comedy show, comedians present sketches, improv and storytelling celebrating the lives and music of hip-hop greats, along with trivia and a freestyle competition for audience members. this month’s theme: 90’s summer jams. the pit (flatiron), $5. >>

11pm: the teenage guide to popularity’s music video dance party includes decade-spanning hits of all genres. c’mon everybody (bedford stuyvesant), free. >>

midnight-ish movies:
alien @ ifc center (west village). $14. >>
alien: resurrection @ ifc center (west village). $14. >>
aliens @ ifc center (west village). $14. >>
eraserhead @ ifc center (west village). $14. >>
fantastic planet @ landmark sunshine (lower east side). $12. >>
pootie tang @ nitehawk (williamsburg). $12. >>
the hills have eyes @ nitehawk (williamsburg). $12. >>
the jesus trip (sat only) @ spectacle (williamsburg). $5. >>
the shining @ ifc center (west village). $14. >>
tommy (fri) and @ river’s edge (sat) videology (williamsburg). $5. >>

our next event!

CRUELSUMMER2016

the skint presents:

The Fourth Annual Cruel Summer 80s Dance Party
With The Engagements and Party Like It’s 1999’s Steve Reynolds
Friday, July 29 at The Bell House
skint discount tickets and more info here

sunday

various times: free outdoor movies:
saturday night fever, habana outpost (fort greene) >>
the wizard of oz, athens square (astoria) >>

sun thru 7/28: ‘native to america,’ an eight-film series inspired by jack pettibone riccobono’s new film the seventh fire and programmed with chris eyre, explores depictions of native american life. highlights include jim jarmusch and eye q+a following the sunday 12:45pm show of dead man and a free screening of lock-up: the prisoners of rikers island on tuesday. the metrograph (les), $12-15. >>

1pm: take a musical jazz trolley tour of woodlawn cemetery in the bronx and visit the memorial sites of duke ellington, miles davis and others. $15 general, $10 seniors/students. >>

4pm (monthly): obsolete cinema’s screening series presents a pair of 1980’s sylvester stallone themed flicks: cobra (1986) and over the top (1987), both on craptastic vhs, plus trivia + prizes and happy hour bar prices until 7pm. freddy’s bar and backroom (south slope), free. >>

4pm (weekly): the sunday moving pictures series at the way station (prospect heights) returns with kill bill: volumes 1 + 2, followed by nerd karaoke at 10pm. free. >>

7-9pm (sundays thru 7/31): the amplified sundays series of free outdoor concerts at riverside park south’s pier i returns with michael arenella + quintet (7/24) and jojo abot (7/31). >>

7pm doors, 8pm show (sundays thru 7/31): the museum of modern art’s sculpture garden opens after hours for the annual summergarden jazz and contemporary music series. tonight: the cavatina quartet performs akira nishimura, justyna kowalska-lasoń, and james primosch. free. >>

7pm doors, 8pm show: theatrical dance troupe the love show brings the heat indoors to their wet hot love show summer show, with dance, burlesque, magic, circus, singing, and more. the slipper room (les), $10. >>

7:30pm (weekly): the if you build it stand-up comedy show with host tim dillon includes performances by nore davis (inside amy schumer), keith alberstadt (letterman), rob cantrell (comedy central, hbo), hadiyah robinson (the mo’nique show), chip dwyer (comedy central), joe alfano, and james murtagh. ucb (east village), $5. >>

8pm (monthly): the macaulay culkin comedy and variety show (which mr. culkin has absolutely nothing to do with) features guests petey deabreu, ben kronberg, robert dean, branson reese, farah brook, and patti harrison. hosted by sally burtnick + brett davis. shea stadium (east williamsburg), $5. >>

9pm doors, 9:30pm show: at the summer fling comedy show, hosts lacey jeka and kristen buckels welcome comedy crushes jo firestone (punderdome 3000, the chris gethard show), phoebe robinson (2 dope queens, seth meyers), and jordan carlos (guy code and girl code). union hall (park slope), $10. >>

all weekend

10am-6pm sat + sun: something stinks at the new york botanical garden, but it’s supposed to. a giant amorphophallus titanum, aka corpse flower, is expected to bloom this weekend, releasing an odor compared to rotting flesh. occurring only once every 10 years and lasting for a mercifully brief 24-36 hour period, this could be your only chance to see smell it until 2026. can’t make it? a live cam lets you watch it from afar. included with regular admission ($25 general, $22 students/seniors). >>

11am-7pm sat + sun (thru 7/25): feel fancy and browse the rings, necklaces, bracelets, timepieces, and more at the annual new york antique jewelry + watch show, which includes more than 100 dealers showcasing pieces from the renaissance to art deco eras. metropolitan pavilion (chelsea), $20 admission gets you all days. >>

6:15pm sat + sun: comedian and filmmaker mike birbiglia’s newest film don’t think twice screens at landmark sunshine theatre (les), followed by appearances and q+a’s with birbiglia and ira glass. $14.50 general, $11 seniors. >>

various times sat+sun (thru 8/13): the 46th annual lincoln center out of doors festival continues with a block party/family day, the dance theatre of harlem company, full circle souljahs, singers darlene love, richie ray and bobby cruz, and more. damrosch park (midtown west), free. >>

thru 7/30: the 39th asian american international film festival (aaiff) features 10 days of films, panels, and workshops by and about asians and asian-americans, with world premieres, gala events, a 3d opera, and more across four manhattan and queens venues. $15 general, $11 students/seniors, plus three free nights at flushing town hall. >>

thru 8/17: lincoln center’s 50th annual mostly mozart festival, while not skint-priced, does include many free events, including micro-concerts by the international contemporary ensemble (7/27-8/17), a discussion on mozart’s collaborations with librettists (8/7), and a 1,000 voice volunteer choir (you can be one of them! 8/13). >>

ticket deals

rsvp for a free concert by warpaint at baby’s all right (williamsburg) on 7/25. >>

take a 90-minute lower manhattan and statue of liberty cruise (drink included) aboard a 1920s-style yacht 7/25-8/30 for $27.60 (plus ticket fees, reg. $46). >>

get tickets to tony winner fun home at circle in the square theatre thru 8/31 for $49+ (plus ticket fees, reg. $75+). >>

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FRI, 7/22: UNDERWEAR RUN, ICE CREAM SANDWICH SOCIAL, JON BATISTE + STAY HUMAN, MOSTLY MOZART FEST

around town today

various times: free outdoor movies:
‘a top secret cult classic’, terra firma (east williamsburg) >>
cinderella, owl’s head park (bay ridge) >>
cleo from 5 to 7, tompkins square park (east village/alphabet city) >>
inside out, firefighters field (roosevelt island) >>
love is messy, sgt. collins park (woodside) >>
shaun the sheep, hudson river park’s pier 46 (greenwich village) >>
zootopia, transmitter park (greenpoint) >>

10am-2pm, 7:30pm (thru 8/17): lincoln center’s 50th annual mostly mozart festival, while not skint-priced, does include many free events throughout the fest, including performances in the subway this morning and a preview concert in damrosch park tonight, micro-concerts by the international contemporary ensemble (7/27-8/17), a discussion on mozart’s collaborations with librettists (8/7), and a 1,000 voice volunteer choir (you can be one of them! 8/13). >>

1-7pm (thru 7/25): feel fancy and browse the rings, necklaces, bracelets, timepieces, and more at the annual new york antique jewelry + watch show, which includes more than 100 dealers showcasing pieces from the renaissance to art deco eras. metropolitan pavilion (chelsea), $20 admission gets you in all four days. >>

6:30pm, 8:50pm, 11:20pm: have the time of your life at a screening of dirty dancing. syndicated (bushwick), $3. >>

6:30pm doors, 7:30pm show: the late show with stephen colbert band jon batiste and stay human + friends play the bric celebrate brooklyn! festival. rain or shine, but check their website/facebook/twitter for hazardous weather cancellation notices. prospect park bandshell, free ($5 suggested donation). >>

6:45pm doors, 7:30pm show: at the astro café lecture series, get out of this world with learning, drinks, and stargazing. tonight, holographer gene dolgoff, pioneer of star trek’s holodeck, explores how technology depicted in the show can become real through theories on black holes, optics, the fourth dimension, and more. the intrepid (pier 86), free (rsvp required). >>

7pm: snack n’ speak sweetly with at an ice cream sandwich social. it’s build-your-own sandwich, and folks are welcome to bring their own creative toppings, as well as some booze. dance party to follow. flux factory (lic), free. >>

7pm (thru 7/23): the drilling company’s alfresco shakespeare series returns to bryant park with a steampunk adaptation of as you like it. free. >>

7:30pm: gaze upon a whole lot of skin at the annual underwear run, where 500 folks preparing for the nyc triathlon do a fun 1.7 mile run in only their underthings. central park, free to watch (runner registration is sold out). >>

7:30pm doors: new ridgewood bar and music venue the footlight celebrates its grand opening with an inaugural show featuring bands the teen age, starlight girls, lip talk, and monograms. $5. >>

7:30pm doors, 8pm show (weekly): pace yourself for slow dance comedy show, featuring stand up from nato green (totally biased), casey jost (impractical jokers), langston kerman (the oscars writer), tim convy (not safe with nikki glaser), chris donahue, and adam mamawala. hosted by aaron glaser. 2-for-1 drink specials before 8pm. niagara (east village), free. >>

8pm (monthly): get intimate with local poets (through their work, of course) at the next installment of the cozy roots poetry series, featuring readings by rickey laurentiis (boy with thorn), tyehimba jess (olio), natalie eilbert (swan feast), and tamara hart. donation-based beer and wine will be as free-flowing as the verse. roots cafe (south slope), free admission. >>

8pm (monthly): improvisers live dub over tv comedies at the live-dubbed sitcoms show, this month throwing back to small wonder and family matters, creating bizarre new storylines and horrible character flaws. videology (williamsburg), $5. >>

8pm doors, 8:30pm show: snl cast member sasheer zamata’s party time comedy show features laughs delivered by jermaine fowler, yamaneika saunders, and molly austin, plus music by brittany campbell. the landing/courtyard at industry city (sunset park), $10 adv, $12 dos. >>

8:30pm (weekly): enjoy the brew-ha-ha at the bitches brew comedy/variety show, featuring performances by lorelei ramirez (do something variety show), sydnee washington (the warm up), molly ruben long (fuse), charlie kasov (trutv), julia shiplett (devour hour), and mike abrusci (ifc). hosted by melissa stokoski. the back room at halyards (gowanus), free (a donation jar will be passed around). >>

9pm: toss the gender binary away at the drag life dance party, featuring a makeover station, mani/pedis, free panties, open pole dancing, and a photobooth. come in a look, and leave looking even wilder. the house of yes (bushwick), free before 11pm, $15 otherwise. >>

9:30pm (fridays thru 8/26): the rubin museum of art’s (chelsea) latest cabaret cinema series is curated by artist and former member of throbbing gristle genesis breyer p-orridge in conjunction with the exhibit try to altar everything. the series continues tonight with luis buñuel’s belle de jour (1967), starring catherine deneuve, with an introduction by psychoanalyst vanessa sinclair. $10. >>

10pm: straighten your hair, exaggerate the eyeliner, and squeeze into your skinniest jeans for emo night, a dance party playing all the early ’00s pop-punk for you to dance and sulk your pained heart out to. the bell house (gowanus), $10 adv, $12 dos. >>

midnight-ish movies:
alien @ ifc center (west village). $14. >>
alien: resurrection @ ifc center (west village). $14. >>
aliens @ ifc center (west village). $14. >>
eraserhead @ ifc center (west village). $14. >>
fantastic planet @ landmark sunshine (lower east side). $12. >>
pootie tang @ nitehawk (williamsburg). $12. >>
the hills have eyes @ nitehawk (williamsburg). $12. >>
the jesus trip (sat only) @ spectacle (williamsburg). $5. >>
the shining @ ifc center (west village). $14. >>
tommy (fri) and @ river’s edge (sat) videology (williamsburg). $5. >>

thru 7/24 (various times): comedian and filmmaker mike birbiglia’s newest film don’t think twice screens at landmark sunshine theatre (les), followed by appearances and q+a’s with birbiglia, ira glass, gillian jacobs, keegan-michael key, and more. $14.50 general, $11 seniors. >>

thru 7/30: the 39th asian american international film festival (aaiff) features 10 days of films, panels, and workshops by and about asians and asian-americans, with world premieres, gala events, a 3d opera, and more across four manhattan and queens venues. $15 general, $11 students/seniors, plus three free nights at flushing town hall. >>

check our website for ongoing events. >>

our next event!

CRUELSUMMER2016

the skint presents:

The Fourth Annual Cruel Summer 80s Dance Party
With The Engagements and Party Like It’s 1999’s Steve Reynolds
Friday, July 29 at The Bell House
skint discount tickets and more info here

ticket deals

rsvp for a free concert by warpaint at baby’s all right (williamsburg) on 7/25. >>

sample over 100 beers at tapped: the ultimate craft beer festival at barclays center 7/23 for $27+ (plus ticket fees, reg. $42+). >>

take a 90-minute lower manhattan and statue of liberty cruise (drink included) aboard a 1920s-style yacht 7/25-8/30 for $27.60 (plus ticket fees, reg. $46). >>

get tickets to tony winner fun home at circle in the square theatre thru 8/31 for $49+ (plus ticket fees, reg. $75+). >>

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THURS, 7/21: HIGH LINE AFTER HOURS, MIKE BIRBIGLIA + IRA GLASS + DON’T THINK TWICE CAST, 7 FREE MOVIES, + 17 FRI EVENTS

around town today

various times: free outdoor movies:
do the right thing, tompkins square park >>
galaxy quest, flight deck of the intrepid >>
grease sing-along, pier 96 (midtown west) >>
love jones poetry celebration, coffey park (red hook) >>
maleficent, stuyvesant square >>
purple rain, brooklyn bridge park’s pier 1 harborview lawn >>
reunification, kissena park (queens) >>

12:30-1:30pm (thursdays thru 8/11): take in some broadway in bryant park when the biggest broadway and off-broadway shows perform numbers during this annual lunchtime series. today: fidler on the roof, les miserables, fuerza bruta, the marvelous wonderettes, , and cirque du soleil paramour. free. >>

5-8pm: from rags to (the appearance of) riches: learn hands-on ways to transform ordinary thrift store finds into new fashion pieces at a clothing upcycling workshop. housing works thrift store (chelsea), $15 admission goes towards shopping credit. >>

6pm (thursdays thru 9/29): dance, sing and swing at dumbo’s second annual live at the archway series, a weekly cabaret under the manhattan bridge featuring free outdoor musical performances, dj sets, dance classes and more. highlights include m.a.k.u. soundsystem, ava luna, harlem swing dance society and more. tonight: blue vipers of brooklyn. free. >>

6:30pm (thursdays thru 8/25): the museum of modern art’s annual summer thursday concert series continues in the sculpture garden with potty mouth. included with regular museum admission ($25 general, $18 seniors, $14 students). >>

6:30-8:30pm (ends today): don a bronze mask designed to safely view the sun while an astrophysicist gives a brief lecture on solar history for eduardo navarro’s art piece, we who spin around you. the high line at w 32nd st, free. >>

7pm: parmesan cheese made from sawdust. extra-virgin olive oil that isn’t. what’s an eater to do? award-winning food journalist larry olmstead reveals just how unregulated the food industry is and what we should look for with his new book, real food/fake food: why you don’t know what you’re eating and what you can do about it. barnes + noble (uws), free. >>

7pm: can breathing differently change us for the better, or is mindfulness just a trend? learn how mindfulness affects the brain, thoughts and emotions with meriah dejoseph, project coordinator for nyu’s neuroscience and education lab. genspace (fort greene), free (rsvp). >>

7pm: historical geographer jason w. moore (ecology and the rise of capitalism), lectures on planetary crises and ‘capitalogenic’ change, that is, change brought on by capitalism rather than humanity in general. swiss institute (soho), free (rsvp). >>

7pm: female freaks: sex, science, and sideshow. sword swallower and sideshow performer ilise carter (‘the lady aye’) delves into the history of women with ‘freak’ bodies and why the public has been fascinated by them. morbid anatomy museum (gowanus), $8. >>

7:30pm (thursdays thru 8/18): the astoria waterfront concert series brings song to the soil for six thursdays this summer. tonight: avalon jazz band. astoria park great lawn, free. >>

7:30pm: nico: underground: chanteuse-performance artist tammy faye starlite performs the songs of nico, the velvet underground, and more at the david rubenstein atrium at lincoln center (uws). free. >>

7:30pm (thru 8/13): the 46th annual lincoln center out of doors festival continues with gospel from pastor brady blade sr. and his ‘hallelujah train’ plus a cappella vocal group ladysmith black mambazo tonight. tomorrow, the mostly mozart festival orchestra and r+b guitarist-singer-songwriter barbara lynn. damrosch park (midtown west), free. >>

7:30pm (+ 7/28, 8/15): a series of free seaside summer concerts returns to coney island at the new ford amphitheater. tonight, get outta my dreams/get into my car for billy ocean. tickets will be distributed at the box office starting one hour before the show, although the line will form earlier. >>

7:30pm doors, 8pm show: goonies always say drink! a drinking game nyc presents a live staged reading of the goonies with cues for audience booze-sipping. littlefield (gowanus), $8 adv, $10 dos. >>

8pm: holy heretical hysterics! comedians improvise an entire religious service at the fake church comedy show. le poisson rouge (greenwich village), $10 adv, $12 dos. >>

8pm: female storytellers, stand-ups, improvisers, and character actors perform at the she makes me laugh show. tonight: giulia rozzi (chelsea lately, mara wilson (matilda), what are you afraid of?), gina yashere (last comic standing), aparna nancherla (seth meyers), and more. hosted by improv team darling satan. the pit (flatiron), $5. >>

8pm (+ 7/23): the string orchestra of brooklyn performs stravinsky’s neoclassical opera the rakes’ progress, with a libretto by w.h. auden and based on a series of 18th century paintings by william hogarth. roulette (boerum hill), $20 general, $15 students/seniors. >>

9pm (+ 7/22-23 7pm): the drilling company’s alfresco shakespeare series returns to bryant park with a steampunk adaptation of as you like it. free. >>

10pm-midnight: roam the high line after hours with dancers, musicians, and visual artists. free (rsvp). >>

thru 7/24 (various times): comedian and filmmaker mike birbiglia’s newest film don’t think twice screens at landmark sunshine theatre (les), followed by appearances and q+a’s with birbiglia, ira glass, gillian jacobs, keegan-michael key, and more. $14.50 general, $11 seniors. >>

thru 7/30: the 39th asian american international film festival (aaiff) features 10 days of films, panels, and workshops by and about asians and asian-americans, with world premieres, gala events, a 3d opera, and more across four manhattan and queens venues. $15 general, $11 students/seniors, plus three free nights at flushing town hall. >>

check our website for ongoing events. >>

coming up

7/22 various times: free outdoor movies:
‘a top secret cult classic’, terra firma (east williamsburg) >>
cinderella, owl’s head park (bay ridge) >>
cleo from 5 to 7, tompkins square park (east village/alphabet city) >>
inside out, firefighters field (roosevelt island) >>
love is messy, sgt. collins park (woodside) >>
shaun the sheep, hudson river park’s pier 46 (greenwich village) >>
zootopia, transmitter park (greenpoint) >>

7/22 10am-2pm, 7:30pm (thru 8/17): lincoln center’s 50th annual mostly mozart festival, while not skint-priced, does include many free events throughout the fest, including performances in the subway this morning and a preview concert in damrosch park tonight, micro-concerts by the international contemporary ensemble (7/27-8/17), a discussion on mozart’s collaborations with librettists (8/7), and a 1,000 voice volunteer choir (you can be one of them! 8/13). >>

7/22 1-7pm (thru 7/25): feel fancy and browse the rings, necklaces, bracelets, timepieces, and more at the annual new york antique jewelry + watch show, which includes more than 100 dealers showcasing pieces from the renaissance to art deco eras. metropolitan pavilion (chelsea), $20 admission gets you in all four days. >>

7/22 6:30pm, 8:50pm, 11:20pm: have the time of your life at a screening of dirty dancing. syndicated (bushwick), $3. >>

7/22 6:30pm doors, 7:30pm show: jon batiste and stay human + friends play the bric celebrate brooklyn! festival. rain or shine, but check their website/facebook/twitter for hazardous weather cancellation notices. prospect park bandshell, free ($5 suggested donation). >>

7/22 6:45pm doors, 7:30pm show: at the astro café lecture series, get out of this world with learning, drinks, and stargazing. tonight, holographer gene dolgoff, pioneer of star trek’s holodeck, explores how technology depicted in the show can become real through theories on black holes, optics, the fourth dimension, and more. the intrepid (pier 86), free (rsvp required). >>

7/22 7pm: snack n’ speak sweetly with at an ice cream sandwich social. it’s build-your-own sandwich, and folks are welcome to bring their own creative toppings, as well as some booze. dance party to follow. flux factory (lic), free. >>

7/22 7:30pm: gaze upon a whole lot of skin at the annual underwear run, where 500 folks preparing for the nyc triathlon do a fun 1.7 mile run in only their underthings. central park, free to watch (runner registration is sold out). >>

7/22 7:30pm doors: new ridgewood bar and music venue the footlight celebrates its grand opening with an inaugural show featuring bands the teen age, starlight girls, lip talk, and monograms. $5. >>

7/22 7:30pm doors, 8pm show (weekly): pace yourself for slow dance comedy show, featuring stand up from nato green (totally biased), casey jost (impractical jokers), langston kerman (the oscars writer), tim convy (not safe with nikki glaser), chris donahue, and adam mamawala. hosted by aaron glaser. 2-for-1 drink specials before 8pm. niagara (east village), free. >>

7/22 8pm (monthly): get intimate with local poets (through their work, of course) at the next installment of the cozy roots poetry series, featuring readings by rickey laurentiis (boy with thorn), tyehimba jess (olio), natalie eilbert (swan feast), and tamara hart. donation-based beer and wine will be as free-flowing as the verse. roots cafe (south slope), free admission. >>

7/22 8pm (monthly): improvisers live dub over tv comedies at the live-dubbed sitcoms show, this month throwing back to small wonder and family matters, creating bizarre new storylines and horrible character flaws. videology (williamsburg), $5. >>

7/22 8pm doors, 8:30pm show: snl cast member sasheer zamata’s party time comedy show features laughs delivered by jermaine fowler, yamaneika saunders, and molly austin, plus music by brittany campbell. the landing/courtyard at industry city (sunset park), $10 adv, $12 dos. >>

7/22 8:30pm (weekly): enjoy the brew-ha-ha at the bitches brew comedy/variety show, featuring performances by lorelei ramirez (do something variety show), sydnee washington (the warm up), molly ruben long (fuse), charlie kasov (trutv), julia shiplett (devour hour), and mike abrusci (ifc). hosted by melissa stokoski. the back room at halyards (gowanus), free (a donation jar will be passed around). >>

7/22 9pm: toss the gender binary away at the drag life dance party, featuring a makeover station, mani/pedis, free panties, open pole dancing, and a photobooth. come in a look, and leave looking even wilder. the house of yes (bushwick), free before 11pm, $15 otherwise. >>

7/22 9:30pm (fridays thru 8/26): the rubin museum of art’s (chelsea) latest cabaret cinema series is curated by artist and former member of throbbing gristle genesis breyer p-orridge in conjunction with the exhibit try to altar everything. the series continues tonight with luis buñuel’s belle de jour (1967), starring catherine deneuve, with an introduction by psychoanalyst vanessa sinclair. $10. >>

7/22 10pm: straighten your hair, exaggerate the eyeliner, and squeeze into your skinniest jeans for emo night, a dance party playing all the early ’00s pop-punk for you to dance and sulk your pained heart out to. the bell house (gowanus), $10 adv, $12 dos. >>

ticket deals

sponsored: $30 for the world premiere of the layover, the new play from the team behind bachelorette ($75 value). >>

get tickets to lincoln center’s mostly mozart festival 7/25-8/19 for $32.50 (plus ticket fees, reg. $65). >>

get tickets to tony winner fun home at circle in the square theatre thru 8/31 for $49+ (plus ticket fees, reg. $75+). >>

sample over 100 beers at tapped: the ultimate craft beer festival at barclays center 7/23 for $27+ (plus ticket fees, reg. $42+). >>

take a 90-minute lower manhattan and statue of liberty cruise (drink included) aboard a 1920s-style yacht 7/25-8/30 for $27.60 (plus ticket fees, reg. $46). >>

take a two-hour twilight cruise aboard nyc’s only tall ship 8/1-10/9 for $22.50 (plus ticket fees, reg. $45). >>

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