fri thru 6/19/2022: andy warhol: revelation: a new exhibition at the brooklyn museum explores how andy warhol’s catholic upbringing permeated his artistic work, with over 100 pieces that incorporate religious symbolism. included are some of warhol’s iconic celebrity portraits, reimagined renaissance imagery, films, and more. brooklyn museum (prospect heights), $25 general, $16 seniors/students (admission includes entry to all of the museum’s exhibitions and galleries). >>
fri thru 3/31/2022: industry city ice rink: when it comes to ice skating, there’s snow place like nyc, and now you can add industry city’s courtyard skating rink to the list of places to lace up. food and drinks are available for purchase from the complex’s many shops. $12 admission, $10 skate rental (or byo). >>
fri thru 2/27/2022: ‘a wonderful, awful idea’: animating dr. seuss’ how the grinch stole christmas: see how animation director chuck jones brought dr. seuss’s timeless holiday tale to technicolor life when you visit the museum of the moving image’s exhibition of sketches, animation cels, backgrounds, and more from the 1966 made-for-tv short. museum of the moving image (astoria), $15 general, $11 students/seniors. >>
fri thru 1/9/2022: lightscape at brooklyn botanic garden: explore brooklyn botanical garden’s milelong illuminated trail, which is bedazzled with over one million lights. along the way, stop for hot cocoa, beer, wine, light fare, and even a roast-your-own s’mores station. $32-34. >>
thurs thru 1/9/2022: the bronx zoo holiday lights: from incandescent anacondas to radiant rhinos, you’ll see more than 260 lanterns representing almost 70 animal and plant species at this year’s immersive bronx zoo holiday lights display, which also includes ice-carving demonstrations, stilt walkers, costumed characters, and more. $39.95 general, $34.95 seniors, $24.95 kids. >>
fri thru 11/21: gossip girl friendsgiving pop-up: just in time for the premiere of gossip girl part two, you can get in on the drama at this five-floor interactive pop-up inspired by soapy tv hit, filled with a library, a recreation of constance billard-st jude’s, photo opps, sweet treats, giveaways, and more. 214 lafayette street (soho), free (rsvps are full, but walkups might be allowed?). >>
fri thru 11/21: film festivals this weekend: lincoln center’s annual survey of nonfiction and hybrid films, a festival dedicated to filmmakers of color, and a video art and experimental film showcase will serve up a cornucopia of intriguing cinematic offerings this weekend:
• art of the real at film at lincoln center. $15 general, $12 students/seniors. >>
• tide film festival at 1 hotel brooklyn bridge and bric. $15. >>
• video art + experimental film festival at tribeca film center and producers club theaters. $15. >>
fri: holiday gift markets today:
• christmas fair at the norwegian seamen’s church (midtown east). fri thru 11/21. >>
• christmas fair at the church of sweden (diamond district). 12-4pm wednesdays-sundays thru 12/24. >>
fri 7pm (+ sat): the harlem chamber players: the harlem chamber players presents a program of trios by undine smith moore, david baker, and maurice ravel at broadway presbyterian church (morningside heights). $20 general, $15 students/seniors. >>
fri 7pm (monthly): kweendom: come out for the kweendom lgbtq+ comedy and storytelling show, featuring performances by lorena russi (colbert), shane o’neill (the new york times), pamela ross (sirius xm), carolyn bergier + melody kamali (dyking out), and grace johnson. guest hosted by veronica garza. pete’s candy store (williamsburg), free (donations are welcome and will benefit immigration equality). >>
fri 7:30pm (monthly): star f*ckers: scorpio edition: count your lucky stars–the comedy show all about astrology is back at union hall with a lineup of comedians born under the current zodiac, including kenice mobley (fallon), julia claire (sirius xm), gabe gonzález (queerty), jake cornell (college humor), and pooja reddy (kutti gang). hosted by melissa rich, karolena theresa, brian bahe, and lizzie martinez. union hall (park slope), $12 adv, $15 day of. >>
fri 7:30pm (weekly): transplants comedy show: funny folks from all over tell jokes and stories about nyc and their hometowns at the transplants comedy show, featuring standup by ismael loutfi (netflix), daniel simonsen (colbert), molly kornfeld, and more. hosted by lindsay theisen and katie boyle. q.e.d. (astoria), $10 adv, $12 door. >>
fri 8pm: string orchestra of brooklyn: string orchestra of brooklyn (sob) performs works by schubert, mendelssohn, and julius eastman at st. ann and the holy trinity church (brooklyn heights). $15 general, $10 students/seniors. >>
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 andy haynes (comedy central), franqi french (variety‘s ’10 comics to watch’), calise hawkins (that damn michael che), alex kayhart (buzzfeed), rob cantrell (last comic standing), and kyle gordon. free (a tip jar will be passed around). >>
fri 9pm (weekly): live from outer space comedy show: erik bergstrom (colbert), myka fox (trutv), and max bruno host an evening of out-of-this-world stand-up at the cobra club. tonight: damien lemon (comedy central), matt koff (the daily show), caitlin peluffo (colbert), chloe radcliffe (fallon), and sheba mason (laughs). cobra club (bushwick), donation-based. >>
$20 Carnegie Hall Tickets: Beethoven Symphony No. 2 & 3
Tuesday, December 7 at 8 PM
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
The Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Music Director and Conductor
The Philadelphia Orchestra continues its Beethoven Symphony cycle at Carnegie Hall! This December, Beethoven’s Second and Third symphonies are thoughtfully paired with Jessica Hunt’s Climb, a deeply personal work composed to celebrate Beethoven at 250.
Enjoy this evening of extraordinary music for just $20 a seat when you use promo code SKN36569* online, over the phone (212-247-7800) or at the Box Office on 57th and Seventh Street (11 AM – 6 PM).
This exclusive offer for readers of the skint lasts for a limited time only – purchase your $20 seats before the end of the day today!
Return to live music with the confidence that safety and flexibility are our first priorities. All Carnegie Hall visitors are required to agree to a COVID-19 Liability Waiver and show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 with a vaccine approved by the World Health Organization to enter the building. While inside Carnegie Hall, all guests must wear a properly fitting mask over their nose and mouth except when eating or drinking in designated areas. Here’s everything you need to know.
*This offer is valid Thursday, November 18 from 11 AM – 11:59 PM (Eastern). Limit eight tickets per purchase. Some limitations may apply. Offer is subject to availability and prior sale, is not valid on prior purchases, and cannot be combined with any other discounts or promotions. Valid online, by phone, or at the Box Office. No refunds or exchanges. Internet and phone orders are subject to standard convenience fees.
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