thru 9/29: (wednesdays + thursdays 5-7pm, saturdays 10am-3pm, sundays 12-2:30pm): free kayaking at brooklyn bridge park: take in the view as you glide along the water at brooklyn bridge park’s protected embayment. no experience necessary. life vest, equipment, and instruction are provided. advance registration is required, and opens 2 weeks before each date. >>

thru 9/25: bryant park and prospect park yoga: stretch out at a summer series of free, one-hour outdoor yoga classes held at bryant park (tuesdays at 10am on the upper terrace, wednesdays at 6pm on the lawn; thru 9/25) and prospect park’s long meadow (thursdays at 7pm; thru 8/24). each week will feature different instructors. all experience levels are welcome. byo mat or towel and water.

thru 9/21: reading room at bryant park: bryant park’s summer ‘reading room’ series of free outdoor literary events returns: author – authors offer advice and discuss their latest books (wednesdays @ 12:30pm 5/29-8/21); bookclub – pick-up a free book from penguin random house, melville house publishing, and dc comics (6/11, 6/25, 7/9, 7/23, 8/6, 8/20, sign up in advance); books to broadway – a backstage look at books starring on broadway (select tuesdays @ 12:30pm, dates tbd); non-fiction – history as seen through the eyes of authors (wednesdays @ 7pm 7/10-9/11); poetry – poetry by established and emerging poets (tuesdays @ 6pm, 5/28-9/17); reel talks – talks on movies, the culture of cinema, and filmmaking (mondays @ 12:30pm, 6/10-8/12); writers workshop – workshops geared to improve your writing skills (thursdays @ 6:30pm 7/11-8/15), and more. >>

thru 6/23: thru new screening series at metrograph (les):
’90s noir: bound, clockers, miller’s crossing, reservoir dogs, suture, and more. >>
animal farm: moles: dark days, some like it hot, the departed, and more. >>
euro-heists: lock, stock and two smoking barrels, topkapi, ruben brandt, collector. >>
visionary auteurs: five decades of mk2: blow by blow, la cérémonie, paranoid park, shoot the piano player, and more. >>

weds 8pm (+ 6/3): the moth storyslam: the popular community-based open mic storytelling competition, where anyone can share a five-minute tale based on the evening’s theme to an attentive audience, returns to the bell house (gowanus). this week’s themes: ‘fresh’ (weds) and ‘guts’ (mon). $15. >>

weds 8pm: fifth wednesday comedy at endless life brewing: andre medrano welcomes a stand up line up at the endless life taproom (crown heights), including max fine, alaina bamfield, luis arevalo, claire alexander, and bob gurnett. free admission (rsvp for a chance to win a free drink). >>


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Experience the 2023 DownBeat Jazz Group of the Year in front of the breathtaking backdrop of the NYC skyline in The Appel Room. The all-star supergroup Artemis performs original music from its distinguished members comprised of modern jazz bandleaders and composers. Join us for an evening of unparalleled musical brilliance led by pianist and musical director Renee Rosnes, and featuring alto saxophonist and flautist Alexa Tarantino, tenor saxophonist Nicole Glover, trumpeter Ingrid Jensen, bassist Noriko Ueda, and drummer Allison Miller.

Save 35% on tickets with promo code SKINT35.


Keep the party going after the show by taking your ticket stub to Dizzy’s Club for a complimentary cover to that evening’s Late Night Session at 11pm. (Dependent on capacity.)


thurs thru 6/23 (thursdays-sundays at 6:30pm): hudson classical theater company: the complete works of william shakespeare (abridged): hudson classical theater company kicks off its 21st season with an intimate outdoor production of the complete works of william shakespeare (abridged), a fast-paced, 97-minute comedy featuring a cast of only three actors, at the soldiers’ and sailors’ monument in riverside park (uws). donations will be accepted following the show. >>

thurs thru 6/9: barefoot shakespeare company: the winter’s tale: barefoot shakespeare company presents an outdoor production of shakespeare’s the winter’s tale at central park’s summit rock (uws). free admission. >>

thurs thru 6/9: film fests and series (various prices):
► the 14th annual art of brooklyn film festival at various locations and online. 5/30-6/9. >>
► the 27th brooklyn film festival at windmill studios, wythe hotel, and online. 5/31-6/9. >>
► the 24th new york indian film festival at village east by angelika. 5/31-6/2. >>
newfest pride at sva theatre. 5/30-6/3. >>
► the 23rd open roads: new italian cinema at film at lincoln center. 5/30-6/6. >>
sound of silent film festival at symphony space. 5/31. >>

thurs 6pm: down the bridle path: vestiges of greenwich village’s equine past: architectural historian gregory dietrich takes you down the bridle path of greenwich village’s horse history and its legacy, from former horsewalks to stables to mews and other associated objects. the skylight gallery at the salmagundi club, an historic four-story townhouse in greenwich village. free admission (rsvp required). >>

thurs 6:30pm: the east village in music + words: ada calhoun on st. marks is dead: the tompkins square library continues its year-long celebration of the history and culture of the east village and lower east side with a presentation by ada calhoun, author of st. marks is dead, who’ll give a slide talk that explores the history of the famous east village street that inspired her book. free admission. >>

sponsored: thurs 7pm (ends today): toshi reagon in residence: now that we are here: join a creative journey as renowned multi-faceted artist toshi reagon curates ‘now that we are here,’ a residency at wnyc’s the greene space that envisions a world born from a fusion of music, storytelling, and conversation and illuminates the parallels between octavia e. butler’s dystopian terrain depicted in her parable book series and the challenges we face today. the greene space at wnyc/wqxr (south village), pay-what-you-wish starting at $5. >>

thurs 7pm: poetry is gay (pig) recital: poetry is gay, a poetry writing salon in aimed at bringing members of the queer community together through poetry, returns for an open mic at harlequin vintage (bushwick). bring three minutes of poetry on the theme ‘april showers bring may flowers.’ dress code: florals for spring. hosted by brooke finegold. $10 admission. >>

thurs 7pm: ruffled feathers comedy: molly ruben-long and julie mitchell host a night of stand up comedy in a pigeon-themed bookstore, featuring sets by ariel elias, arti gollapudi, julia shiplett, and yedoye travis. bonus: save 10% on store purchases. lofty pigeon books (kensington), $10 suggested donation. >>

thurs 7pm (monthly): golden spiral comedy show: stand-up set lengths follow the fibonacci sequence (5, 8, 13, and 21 minutes) at the golden spiral comedy show, hosted by katie compa and mindy raf. tonight’s show at whiskey cellar nyc (east village) features guests deanne smith (netflix), quin lamar (showtime), gabe pacheco (funhouse comedy), and joanna ross (schtick a pole in it). advance ticket purchase includes a raffle ticket for a free drink. a limited number of discount tickets are available with promo code ‘skintspiral’ (reg. $8+ adv, $15 at the door). >>

thurs 8pm (weekly): savage! a comedy show: savage comedy returns to logan’s run in park slope. hosted by lizzie martinez, melissa rocha, nonye brown-west, and chloé chunha, tonight’s show includes performances james hamilton (good delivery comedy), glo butler (comedy central), mariah oxley (powersuit comedy), christiana jackson (cash cab), and riley lassin. bonus: rsvp for a chance to win free drinks. free admission. >>

thurs 8pm doors (every other thursday): landline comedy at wild east brewing co.: get hoppy at the barrel cellar at wild east brewing co. (gowanus), which is hosting a stand-up show featuring comedians dan yang (hbomax), ely kreimendahl (gay shame comedy), pamela ross (siriusxm), ali o’neil, kyle gillis, and luis arevalo. hosted by andre medrano. bonus: rsvp for a chance to win a free drink. free admission. >>

thurs 8pm doors: rooftop films summer series: war game: rooftop films presents presents jesse moss and tony gerber’s war game, with a post-screening panel discussion and an after party. the old american can factory (gowanus), $18. >>


fri thru sun: pride events (free admission, unless noted otherwise):

first saturday at brooklyn museum: pride edition. rsvp required. sat 5-11pm. >>

gaymer pride at museum of the moving image (astoria). sat 12-6pm. >>

gayridge pride at owl’s head park (bay ridge). sun 12-4pm. >>

newfest pride at sva theatre. 5/30-6/3. >>

the new queens pride parade and multicultural festival in jackson heights. sun 12-6pm. >>

night at the museum at moma ps1. sat 8pm-midnight. $20-25. >>

silent disco pride party at teardrop park (battery park city). note: a photo id/credit card deposit is required for the check-in process to use the required headphones. fri 7pm. >>

fri thru 9/13: bryant park picnic performances: bryant park’s annual series of free outdoor theater, dance, and music performances returns with 25 events through september. opening weekend (5/31 + 6/1 at 7pm) kicks off with ‘new york city opera: puccini celebration,’ featuring selections from every puccini opera performed by the new york city opera orchestra and chorus. >>

fri thru sun: greenpoint open studios: hundreds of artists and designers across greenpoint, brooklyn open their studios to the public to showcase work in a wide range of mediums. launch party friday 6-9pm, open studios saturday + sunday 12-6pm. free admission. >>

sponsored: fri + sat (7pm + 9:30pm): save 35% on tickets to artemis at jazz at lincoln center: experience the 2023 downbeat jazz group of the year in front of the breathtaking backdrop of the nyc skyline in the appel room. the all-star supergroup artemis performs original music from its distinguished members comprised of modern jazz bandleaders and composers. join us for an evening of unparalleled musical brilliance led by pianist and musical director renee rosnes, and featuring alto saxophonist and flautist alexa tarantino, tenor saxophonist nicole glover, trumpeter iIngrid jensen, bassist noriko ueda, and drummer allison miller. save 35% with promo code ‘skint35’ >>

fri + sat (8pm + 9:30pm): flop house comedy ‘best of’ and happy hour shows: flop house comedy club (williamsburg) presents ‘best of’ showcases on fri + sat, featuring standup by carmen lynch (comedy central), matt broussard (comedy central), amber singletary (hbo), and others. bonus: 2-for-1 drinks at the 9:30pm shows. $5-15 (save 33% on 8pm show tickets with promo code ‘skint’). >>

fri (various times): free outdoor movies (weather permitting):

barbie at wnyc transmitter park (greenpoint). >>

guardians of the galaxy vol. 3 at basketball courts in playground ninety (jackson heights). >>

migration at softball field #3 in thomas jefferson park (east harlem). >>

sink or swim (le grand bain) at cedar hill in central park. >>

fri 6:30pm (fridays thru 6/28): sunset on the hudson music series: catch a concert accompanied by the sunset at hudson river park’s long-running music series, sunset on the hudson. this year’s concerts will feature queer and bipoc artists at pier 45 (west village). tonight’s season opener: aeri, ashni, and treya lam. free admission. >>

fri 7-10pm: silent disco at athens square: take your pick from three djs spinning pop, edm and latin music into your wireless headphones at athens square (astoria). free admission (note: a photo id/credit card deposit may be required for the check-in process to use the required headphones). >>

fri 7pm: miss subways 2024: celebrating the 120th birthday of the nyc subway system, city reliquary’s pageant-style celebration of nyc’s underground and outsider talent returns to crown a new miss subways at coney island usa’s sideshows by the seashore theater. $30. >>

fri 7:30pm: the story collider podcast’s science storytelling show: ‘moving on’: storytellers share true, personal stories about pivotal moments in their lives when fate, failure or fortune let them know it was time to move on. hosted by grant bowen and tracey segarra. q.e.d. (astoria), $15. >>

fri 8pm: tootsie’s video vault: dive into a display of dozens of fresh and weird shorts created by local filmmakers at this quarterly showcase. stick around to meet the creators and other film fans. produced by andy zou, katie sicking, and alec cohen. littlefield (gowanus), $10 adv, $12 door. >>

fri 8:30pm (weekly): bitches brew comedy show: see what all the brew-ha-ha is about at this women-produced and-hosted comedy show, returning to the back room at halyards (gowanus) with stand-up by martin urbano (comedy central), dan licata (snl), rachel mccartney, pearl rose hood, jake velasquez, and mike earley. free admission (a tip jar will be passed around at the end of the show). >>


our roundup of 50+ ongoing events and attractions: art exhibits, film screenings, and more. >>

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From beloved concertos and cantatas to iconic symphonies and more, celebrate the legacy of Bach with Bach Festival in Zankel Hall. You will not want to miss these timeless classics with Orchestra of St. Luke’s and extraordinary guest artists, featuring Conductor Jeannette Sorrell, Soprano Joélle Harvey, Violinist Augustin Hadelich, and Conductor and Fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout for only $25!

Use code OSL43137 at checkout for any of the performances below to access this limited time offer!*

*Offer applicable for $65/$30 seating sections only. Offer ends 6/3/2024.

Concertos and Cantatas
TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2024 AT 7:00 PM

Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Jeannette Sorrell, Conductor
Joélle Harvey, Soprano

Program includes:
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Jauchzet Gott In allen Landen, BWV 51
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH “Zerfliesse” from St. John Passion
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G Major, BWV 1049


Concertos with Hadelich
TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2024 AT 7:00 PM

Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Augustin Hadelich, Violin

Program includes:
FRANCESCO GEMINIANI Concerto grosso Op. 5 No. 12 “La Follia” (after Corelli)
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Concerto for Violin in G minor BWV 1056R*
JOHANN PACHELBEL Chaconne in E minor
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Concerto for Violin in D minor, BWV 1052R*



Bach and Sons
TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2024 AT 7:00 PM

Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Kristian Bezuidenhout, Conductor and Fortepiano

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Contrapunctus XIV from The Art of the Fugue
CARL PHILIPP EMANUEL BACH Piano Concerto in D minor
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat Major, “Jenamy”


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cultural fests / food events / markets / shopping events (free admission, unless noted otherwise):

brooklyn night market (mon 4-10pm, monthly thru october): industry city. >>

dance afrika bazaar (sat 12-10pm, sun + mon 12-8pm): bam (fort greene). >>

dragon fest chinese food + culture street fair (sat 10am-6pm): astor place (greenwich village). >>

handmade global bazaar at grand bazaar nyc (sun 10am-5pm): indoors and outdoors at 100 w 77th st at columbus ave (uws). >>

hester street fair at the seaport (sat + sun 11am-6pm): pier 17. >>

japan fes (sun 10am-6pm): this weekend: washington square north (greenwich village). >>

37th annual loisaida fest (sun 12-5pm): avenue c + loisaida ave. >>

passport to taiwan festival (sun 12-5pm): union square north. >>

urbanspace makers market (fri-mon 11am-7pm): bryant park (midtown). >>


thru 7/14: see it big: at the ’90s multiplex edition: supersize your moviegoing experience at museum of the moving image’s 25-film series celebrating the ’90s: clueless, darkman, hoop dreams, menace ii society, princess mononoke, romy and michele’s high school reunion, pulp fiction, speed, the big lebowski, trainspotting, and more. $15 general, $11 seniors/students. >>

thru 6/2: opera essentia: from hell to antigone: opera essentia presents a one-hour distillation of handel’s 1727 opera, admeto, at campos community garden in alphabet city (5/24-25), marcus garvey park in harlem (5/31), and old first reformed church in park slope (6/2). free admission. >>

thru 6/1: no, but i’m definitely in a better place than i’ve been in a long time: writer and performer michael j. feldman, who co-wrote mafia mama starring toni collette and monica belluci, brings his latest solo show ‘about his dog and the world is ending’ to the brick (williamsburg). $10 with promo code ‘skintbetterplace10’ (reg. $25). >>

thru sun: fleet week at the intrepid museum: the intrepid sea, air + space museum’s annual fleet week celebration includes a free screening of top gun: maverick on the flight deck (fri 7pm), plus musical performances, activities, military demos, a navy fighter jet flyover, and more. all activities on the pier are free, tickets to the museum are required to enter the museum. >>

thru sun: 29th annual theater for the new city’s lower east side festival of the arts: theater for the new city hosts over 200 performing arts organizations, independent artists, poets, puppeteers, and filmmakers this holiday weekend, with performances in two theaters 6pm-midnight each day. on saturday from 10am-6pm, they’ll close of east 10th street between 1st + second ave to cars and open it up to food, clothing, arts and crafts vendors, and more live performances on an outdoor stage. free admission. >>

fri + sat (8pm + 9:30pm): flop house comedy ‘best of’ and happy hour shows: flop house comedy club (williamsburg) presents ‘best of’ showcases on fri + sat, featuring standup by che durena (tiktok), christiana jackson (comedy central), martin urbano (fallon), naomi karavani (redacted tonight), and others. bonus: 2-for-1 drinks at the 9:30pm shows. $5-15 (save 33% on 8pm show tickets with promo code ‘skint’). >>

fri 6pm: aapi comedy night: aapi storytellers and comedy improvisers team up for a night of sets inspired by their lives, heritage, and suggestions from the audience. wild east brewing co (gowanus), free admission. >>

fri 7pm (monthly): tale storytelling show: harmon leon (this american life, the new yorker) hosts an evening of performances by some of the city’s best storytellers, including dave juskow (hbo), rob cantrell (colbert), aida zileiian (risk!), and eric vetter (word up). the red room at kgb bar (east village), $9.31 with promo code ‘disountskint’ or if you mention the skint at the door (reg. $17.85), plus a two-drink minimum. >>

fri 7pm (+ 6/4, 6/7, 6/21, 7/3, 7/19, 7/26, 8/9, 8/23, 9/7): fireworks at brooklyn cyclones games: a firework display fills the coney sky following select brooklyn cyclones baseball games at maimonides park. $20+. >>

fri 7-10pm (fridays thru 10/25): dreamland roller disco: lola star’s themed skate parties return to prospect park’s lefrak center for another season. tonight’s theme: 70s soul train. $25 admission includes skate rental. >>

fri 7:30pm: animation speak/easy: three guest animators each share an animated short that inspires them, followed by audience discussion at rullo’s bar (park slope). free admission. >>

fri 7:30pm: pathos trio: making their lincoln center debut, pathos trio, a chamber music percussion and piano trio, presents a concert of new commissions at the stanley h. kaplan penthouse. $20. >>

fri 8pm: brain weapon comedy at the brain weapon comedy show takes over, an indoor farm in prospect heights specializing in edible flowers and specialty greens. hosted by andre medrano, with jim tews, sabeen sadiq, victor tran, and kate strobel. free admission ($10 suggested donation). >>

fri 8pm: cheap therapy by hoes with feelings: stand-up comedy meets group therapy when hoes with feelings podcast hosts karolena theresa and melissa rich provide laughs and unsolicited advice to guest comedians and the audience. after each comic’s set, they’ll receive a ‘therapy session’ to unpack an issue and see what’s really hiding behind the jokes. audience members are also invited to enter their names for a chance to have a ‘session’ on stage. featuring allison o’connor, tommy bayer, and amber singletary. the living room at arlo soho, $13 with promo code ‘skint’ (reg. $20). >>

fri 8:30pm (weekly): bitches brew comedy show: see what all the brew-ha-ha is about at this women-produced and-hosted comedy show, returning to the back room at halyards (gowanus) with stand-up by talib babb (colbert), sahbi singh (don’t tell comedy), michael good, clare austen-smith, natalie norman, and allie pearse. free admission (a tip jar will be passed around at the end of the show). >>


sat (ongoing): the prospect zoo reopens: following repairs made to damage caused by tropical storm ophelia in september 2023, the prospect park zoo is reopening to the public today. $9.95 general, $7.95 seniors, $6.95 children. >>

sat thru 10/13: (5:30-7:30pm mondays + tuesdays thru 8/27, 1-6pm weekends thru 10/13): free kayaking at pier 96: manhattan community boathouse’s free public kayaking season returns to hudson river park’s pier 96 (at west 56th street). >>

sat thru 9/8: beaches open for the season: here’s something to shell-abrarte: nyc’s 14 miles of free public beaches are open for the season. >>

sat thru labor day: public barbecuing areas: planning your picnic? here’s the parks department’s breakdown of where you can bring the briquettes. >>

sat thru labor day (1-7pm weekends + holidays): coney island history project exhibition center opens for the season: view historic artifacts, photographs, maps, ephemera, and films of coney island’s colorful past at the coney’s history project, located at the entrance to deno’s wonder wheel park. free admission. >>

sat thru mon (1pm + 3:30pm): lenora lee dance at wavertree: lenora lee dance presents an immersive, site-responsive, multimedia dance, convergent waves: nyc, performed throughout the south street seaport museum’s permanently-moored 1885 tall ship, wavertree. free admission. >>

sat 7pm: marketplace live!: inspired by facebook marketplace, craigslist, and buy nothing groups, this game show pits comedians in a series of marketplace-themed games to win the title of ‘king of sh*t.’ attendees are also encouraged to bring some junk to give away. hosted by amanda melhuish and virginia dickens. caveat (les), $15. >>

sat 7:30pm (monthly): the odd rock comedy hour: comedy musician rob paravonian, known for his viral ‘pachelbel rant’ and other videos, hosts a music and comedy variety show with performances by jon hudson and others at q.e.d. (astoria). $10. >>

sat 9:30pm: discount: the disco variety show: based on a love and deeply inaccurate knowledge of the 70’s, christopher morucci and kendall davis present an evening of comedy, drag, burlesque, disco dance numbers, and more at caveat (les). $18.76 with promo code ‘discount’ (reg. $24-25) >>


sun thru september: rooftop movies at yotel times square: take in a flick on the rooftop terrace of the green room 42 at yotel times square. upcoming selections include back to the future, hairspray, jumangi, the parent trap, grease, titanic, and more. $27. >>

sun 7pm doors (sundays thru 9/1): new york night train’s sunday soul scream: dj jonathan toubin’s sunday soul scream parties return to the rooftop at our wicked lady. 8pm bands, 10pm dance party. $20 for the bands, free after 10pm. >>

sun 8pm: drag me to the movies: spiceworld: megami hosts an all-drag shadowcast of spiceworld. c’mon everybody (bed-stuy), $12.36. >>

sun 8pm: michael t presents: best of britpop: michael t presents the second annual best of britpop live tribute party, featuring michael t and the vanities, pale moon gang, plastic manmade sunshine machine, twig the wonderkid, and more. the bowery electric (east village), $15. >>


mon 11am: brooklyn memorial day parade and memorial service: brooklyn’s 157th memorial day parade steps off from 3rd ave and 78th street in bay ridge, and proceeds to john paul jones park for a memorial service that includes bag pipes, flag raising, wreath laying by veteran service organizations, a 21-gun salute by the veteran corps of artillery, and the playing of taps. >>

mon 2pm: memorial day concert at green-wood: green-wood cemetery’s outdoor memorial day concert returns for a 24th year with high-school musicians of the iso at third street symphonic band, led by music director paul corn and hosted by guest conductor brian p. worsdale. the program includes works that commemorate those who served in the armed forces in us history, along with music by green-wood’s ‘permanent residents’: leonard bernstein, james weldon johnson, fred ebb, and others. bring a blanket to sit on. picnics are welcome. free admission (donations welcome). >>

mon 3-10pm: soul summit: the soul summit house music party returns to the ruins at knockdown center (maspeth) for a free memorial day party. >>

mon 7pm: new york philharmonic’s annual free memorial day concert: music director jaap van zweden conducts the 31st free memorial day concert at the cathedral church of st. john the divine (morningside heights). tonight’s program includes the prelude to act i of wagner’s die meistersinger von nürnberg, copland’s quiet city, and brahms’s symphony no. 4. tickets are required and will be distributed starting at 5pm. doors will open at 6pm. >>

mon 7pm (monthly): ‘an evening with…’ screening series: cinema 123 by angelika’s newest series celebrates stars in iconic films. next up: diana ross in sidney j. furie’s lady sings the blues (1972). cinema 123 by angelika (ues), $22. >>

mon 7pm (monthly): movie musical mondays: a monthly series of iconic musicals hits the big screen at village east by angelika, continuing the season with gene kelly and stanley donen and gene kelly’s on the town (1949), starring kelly, frank sinatra, jules munshin, betty garrett, ann miller, and vera-ellen. $18. >>

mon 7pm + 9pm: courtney maginnis live taping: after 13 years as a nyc comedy scene staple, courtney maginnis (comedy central, hbo) records her debut comedy special at tv eye (ridgewood). $15. >>

mon 7-9pm: robot karaoke cage-match: sing against the machine! try to sing songs you know, but with all-new words generated by a.i. on the fly. audience requests will be taken for both the song and the dataset the computer uses to rewrite the lyrics. hosted by jamie brew and jenn schiffer. wonderville (bushwick), free admission ($10 suggested donation). >>

mon 7:30pm: not a boy, not a girl comedy show: one year anniversary spectacular: will morrison hosts this comedy show outside of the gender binary, returning to crystal lake (williamsburg) with standup by river l. ramirez (los espookys), cara washington (colbert), poppy j snacks, jonnea herman, feliz felix, and ellis durand. $5 adv, $10 door. >>

mon 8pm: butterboy comedy: josh gondleman and alison leiby guest host with dj donwill at tonight’s butterboy, with stand-up by judah friedlander (30 rock), sara hennessey, kendall farrell, and khairy creek. littlefield (gowanus), $10 adv, $12 day-of. >>


tues thru 9/30 (mondays thru thursdays): healthy on the hudson excercise classes: hudson river park hosts a summer of workouts on the waterfront, including yoga, strength training, bootcamp, hiit, and dance. free. >>

tues thru 6/30: mobile unit’s the comedy of errors: public theater brings a bilingual musical adaptation of shakespeare’s the comedy of errors to outdoor sites across the five boroughs. free admission. >>

tues thru fri: projectorfest – a multimedia comedy festival: returning for its second year, projectorfest showcases sixteen comedians presenting multimedia-fueled solo shows using powerpoints, archival photos, and even custom-built video games. shows will tackle topics including beanie babies, the titanic, fonts, and the beautiful city of orlando, florida. caveat (les), $15 with promo code ‘glow24’ (reg. $20). >>

tues + weds (tues 8:13pm, weds 8:12pm) manhattanhenge: watch the setting sun line up perfectly with the manhattan street grid during this twice-annual astronomical event. best viewed when the skies are clear from the east ends of 14th, 23rd, 34th, 42nd, and 57th streets. >>

tues 6pm: gramercy park walking tour: join historian and tour guide jim mackin (on the streets where they lived: notable new yorkers of manhattan’s upper west side) for a walk around gramercy park that focuses on the magnificent buildings that surround it. among the highlights: the home of john wilkes booth’s famous brother, the home of a presidential candidate, and a luxury apartment building to rival the upper west side’s dakota. presented by new-york historical society. $21. >>

tues 7pm (monthly): we love a theme: a storytelling show: a lineup of performers tell funny, heartwarming, and cringe-inducing tales at tonight’s ‘so long, farewell’ edition of bailey swilley’s monthly storytelling show. featuring hamdam azhar, ivonne azurdia, andrea coleman, and matt storrs. pete’s candy store (williamsburg), free ($5 suggested donation). >>

tues 7pm: asian american film thing: asian american filmmakers take the spotlight during an evening of narrative fiction, docs, animations, music videos, sketches, q+as, live musical performances, and more. hosted by angel yau and pratima mani. littlefield (gowanus), $10 with promo code ‘aaft524’ (reg. $15-18). >>

tues 7:30pm: carnegie hill concerts new-music chamber music series: the carnegie hill concerts series wraps up the 2024 season with experimental bass trombonist alix tucou. church of the advent hope (carnegie hill), free (donatons welcome). >>

tues 8pm: free outdoor movie (weather permitting): the goonies at hell’s kitchen park. >>

tues 9pm: i made you a playlist: comedy show and party: stand-up meets afterparty at this weekly comedy show and dance party, hosted by kelly bachman and jaffer khan. tonight’s show features sureni weeraskera, aurea young, jonah pollack, james wendt, jaffer khan, and david piccolomoni. the three diamond door (bushwick), free admission. >>


our roundup of 50+ ongoing events and attractions: fleet week events throughout nyc, paul mccartney photographs 1963–64: eyes of the storm at brooklyn museum, rooftop cinema, waterfront workouts, and more. >>

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– the skint