sponsored: thru 4/15: 15 tickets to a world premiere from labyrinth theater company at 59e59 theaters: sex, drugs, queerness, and punk-rock. welcome to border city life in el paso, texas, 1984. día y noche is an unfiltered coming-of-age story about class struggles and the search for acceptance between two unlikely friends. this production contains strong language, violence, nudity, and sexual content. use code skint to snag $15 tickets (+ service fee). code expires march 31. >>

thru 4/3: sunnyside restaurant week: 40+ sunnyside, queens restaurants are offering three-course dinners for $35 and special lunch menus thru the beginning of april. >>

thru 3/31 (closed sunday): shoe-inn warehouse sale: dress for less and save up to 80% on 100+ brands of women’s footwear. shoes start at $15, boots at $29. 260 madison ave (@ e 39th street), free admission. >>

thru sun: affordable art fair: peruse original contemporary artworks starting at $100 at the spring edition of the affordable art fair, which will bring 70 exhibitors to the metropolitan pavilion (chelsea). $30 general, $20 seniors/students, free admission hours friday 6-8pm. >>

thru sun: counterpointe: norte maar presents counterpointe, an annual series of new works by seven female choreographers who’ve been paired with seven female visual artists. the mark o’donnell theater at the entertainment community fund (downtown brooklyn), $30 general, $20 students/seniors. >>

thru sun: what the hell happened to blood, sweat + tears? with q+a: quad cinema (greenwich village) hosts screenings of john scheinfeld’s documentary on the ‘spinning wheel’ rock group’s controversial 1970 iron curtain tour, with q+a with scheinfeld and the band’s co-founder bobby colomby following select shows. $16 general, $13 seniors. >>

fri + sat (10:30pm. thru december): the infinite wrench: how’s this for short attention span theater? the new york neo-futurists present 30 two-minute plays in 60 minutes, every friday and saturday thru the end of the year at kraine theatre (east village). $20 general, $12 students. >>

fri 7pm: story time with adam wade: at this storytelling mixer with a twist, aspiring storytellers can tell a three-minute tale based on a suggestion given on the spot. open to performers and audience members. hosted by adam wade, a 20-time moth story slam winner. magnet theater (chelsea), $5. >>

fri 7pm: duty free live!: foreign game shows get the comedy treatment when improvisers adapt ones that aren’t widely-known to american audiences for the stage. caveat (les), $13.50 with promo code ‘lessduty’ (reg. $15 adv, $20 door). >>

fri 7:30pm: ¡vaya! latin band dance music series: andrea brachfeld and son charanga: flutist and composer andrea brachfeld will be joined by her eight-piece orchestra son charanga at tonight’s installment of lincoln center’s ¡vaya! latin band dance music series at the david rubenstein atrium (uws). free admission. >>

fri 8pm (doors at 7pm): the town cryer: brooke finegold hosts this queer variety show/reading series, featuring music from franz charcoal (frankie cosmos), a reading from maddie connors, and comedy from jenna sherriton and richard perez. stick around after the show to get a personalized typewriter poem written on the spot with a suggested donation. purgatory (bushwick), $17. >>

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 jordan temple (atlanta), austin locke (sirius xm), kate sisk (the onion), michael abber (neighborhood darlings comedy), nick pupo (netflix), and lizabanks campagna. free admission (a tip jar will be passed around at the end of the show). >>


sat thru weds: my neighbor totoro 35th anniversary screenings: hayao miyazaki’s 1988 animated classic returns to select theaters for five days. various prices. >>

sat 12-6pm (+ 4/1): nowhere artists at work: silkscreen printing workshop: learn the basics of silkscreen printing from artists featured in the current exhibition at nowhere gallery, and choose from eight designs to create your own printed t-shirt or tote. nowhere gallery (soho), $25 includes a t-shirt or tote. >>

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

sat 8pm (+ 5/20): new york repertory orchestra 2022-23 season: the all-volunteer, community-based orchestra is back with a new season of concerts, continuing tonight with mahler’s adagietto from symphony no. 5, coleridge-taylor’s symphony in a minor, and bacewicz’s partita. the church of st. mary the virgin (times square), free ($15 suggested donation). >>

sat 9:30pm: comedytown: next stop… comedytown. john randall and trent dozier host a traveling variety show featuring molly kearney (snl), hoodo hersi (seth meyers), sabrina wu (fallon), holmes (welcome to flatch), and richard perez (the bell house). caveat (les), $10 with promo code ‘cmdytwn’ (reg. $15 adv, $20 door). >>


sun thru 4/10 (closed 4/9): macy’s flower show: flower power! thousands of beautiful blooms fill the mezzanine level of the macy’s herald square flagship for more than two weeks during the retailer’s annual flower display. free admission. >>

sun 10am-6pm (various dates and locations thru 10/28): japan fes opening day: the japanese food street fair returns for the 2023 season, with a rotating lineup of vendors from around the world. astor place, between broadway + lafayette street (east village), free admission (pay-as-you-go). >>

sun 12pm: 35th annual phagwah parade: richmond hill’s annual colorful phagwah parade makes its way from 133rd st + liberty ave to phil rizzuto park. >>

sun 2pm: peoples’ symphony concerts classical music series: the 123rd season of peoples’ symphony concerts continues with dover quartet performing an all beethoven program at town hall (theater district). $21-25 general, $10 students + essential workers. >>

sun 8pm: ride or die with sara hennessey: comedian sara hennessey hosts a premiere screening show for her new action comedy short, featuring comedy by amy zimmer, ike ufamadu, zach schiffman, as well as other shorts by home planet, rachel coster, and graham mason. littlefield (gowanus), $10 adv, $15 door. >>


mon 4-9pm: spring forward clothing swap: bring a bag of gently-used spring/summer clothing to swap or donate, and pick up some new (to you) threads at footlight underground at the windjammer’s annual spring clothing swap. all gender identities welcome. footlight underground at the windjammer (ridgewood), $5 suggested donation will benefit safe horizon. donations of gently used housewares, unused toiletries, menstruation products, and diapers are welcome, and will be donated to bushwick ayuda mutua. >>

mon 7:30pm (monthly): movie musical mondays: a monthly series of iconic musicals hits the big screen at village east by angelika, continuing the 2023 season tonight with blake edwards’s victor/victoria (1982), starring john rhys-davies, julie andrews, lesley ann warren, james garner, and robert preston. $16. >>

mon 7:30pm: (weekly): u host? lgbtq+ comedy: host griffin leeds presents a lineup of lgbtq+ comedians at the rosemont (williamsburg), including justin covington (netflix), drew lausch (showtime), michelladonna (bark and bite comedy), sienna hubert-ross, and james tison. bonus: $5 happy hour. free admission (donations welcome). >>

mon 8pm (weekly): butterboy comedy: the comedy show helmed by jo firestone and maeve higgins with dj donwill returns with stand-up by amy miller (comedy central), aminah imani (comedy central), charla lauriston (comedy central), alex english (snl), and drew anderson (reductress). littlefield (gowanus), $10 adv, $12 day-of. >>

sponsored: mon 8pm: $9 tickets to john rutter’s requiem at carnegie hall: join manhattan concert productions for an evening of choral music-making! allen hightower will lead the masterwork festival chorus and new york city chamber orchestra in a breathtaking performance of john rutter’s requiem. to contrast the requiem, cameron weatherford will lead the octavo series chorus in a set of six eclectic works. listeners can delight in selections from all eras, with a program ranging all the way from rheinberger to dolly parton! the concert will also feature a solo performance by the jacksonville state university a cappella choir. use promo code ‘tsk39816’ for $9 tickets (up to a $110 value!). facility or service fee may be applied. >>


our roundup of 40+ ongoing events and attractions: art exhibits, film fests, ticket deals, and more. >>

stay safe and healthy
– the skint


LAByrinth Theater Company


By David Anzuelo
Directed by Carlos Armesto

With Freddy Acevedo, Peter Collier, Sean Fletcher Griffin, Neil Tyrone Pritchard, Joe Quintero, Emma Ramos, and Viviana Valeria

Sex, drugs, queerness, and punk-rock. Welcome to border city life in El Paso, Texas, 1984.

DÍA Y NOCHE is an unfiltered coming-of-age story about class struggles and the search for acceptance between two unlikely friends. Danny is a lower-middle class Chicano punk-rock kid who thinks he might be an artist. Martin is a Black upper-middle class band nerd who is gay and in the closet. Danny and Martin double-date, watch X-rated movies, go to concerts, and try to overcome great odds as they navigate the racism and corruption greeting them at the doors to adulthood.

This production contains strong language, violence, nudity, and sexual content.

Use code SKINT to snag $15 tickets* (Reg. $40)!
Valid for all performances. Code expires March 31.
Performances: Tues-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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thru 4/25 (tuesdays): doc nyc selects: doc nyc, the country’s largest documentary film festival, presents a new spring series of six documentary features and series, with filmmakers in-person for all shows. the lineup kicks off with judy blume forever, followed by q+a with directors leah wolchok and davina pardo. future screenings include w. kamau bell’s 1000% me: growing up mixed, james adolphus’s being mary tyler moore, and more. ifc center (greenwich village), $17 general, $14 seniors. >>

thru 3/26: brooklinen sample sale: save up to 70% on bedding, bath towels, candles, and more. 260 fifth ave (nomad). >>

tues 7pm (+ 4/1, 4/15): kings theatre historic tours: step back in time on a tour of the kings theatre, which dates back to 1929 and features an opulent grand lobby, speakeasy lounges, a robert morton wonder organ, a 3,055-seat auditorium, and more. kings theatre (flatbush), $25. >>

tues 7pm (monthly): rooftop readings: hear established and up-and-coming authors read from their works every third tuesday of the month at barrow’s intense tasting room (industry city). hosted by randee dawn. pizza and snacks are available for purchase. $10 admission includes a cocktail. >>

tues 7pm: little old lady comedy: humor site little old lady presents an evening of stand-up and humor readings at greenlight bookstore (prospect lefferts gardens), featuring contributors talib babb (the new yorker), james folta (the new yorker), marisela gonzales (mcsweeny’s), maria randazzo (the problem with jon stewart), and shalewa sharpe (hbo). hosted by mary cella. free admission. >>

tues 8pm (monthly): the secret science club: moral dilemmas: the secret is out: the secret science club, an evening of lectures and libations, returns to the bell house (gowanus) with a talk from ‘squid-ologist’ diana li, who’ll dive deep into the habits of these tentacled sea creatures, getting inked, and more. free admission. >>

tues 8pm: bi panic comedy: ‘two bisexuals with something to prove,’ clare austen-smith and melody kamali, host a night of stand-up with performances from julia shiplett (comedy central), sureni weerasekera (tiktok), honey pluton (you’re welcome comedy, and more. c’mon everybody (bed-stuy), $10 adv, $15 day of. >>

tues 8pm (bi-weekly): airplane mode comedy show: unplug at the airplane mode comedy show, piloted by rohan padye, erik monikal, and amamah sardar at their new location, wild east brewing co. in gowanus. tonight’s in-flight entertainment features kenice mobley (fallon), kate willett (colbert), tito garza (funny or die), and sam evans (sirius xm). $5 admission. >>

tues 8:30pm (weekly): i made you a playlist: stand-up meets after-party at this weekly comedy show and dance party, hosted by kelly bachman. tonight’s show features alex kumin, ross parsons, camille roberts, meka mo, mike hanford, and chris higgins. the three diamond door (bushwick), free admission. >>

tues 8:30pm (weekly): just come! comedy show: pamela ross, nolawee mengist, colleen genevieve, and kendall farrell bring the laughs back to east williamsburg with standup by adam mamawala (sirius xm), emily winter (one day smarter), chris calogero (paste), travis nelson (dry bar comedy), and nick hopping (amazon). the graham (east williamsburg), free ($10 suggested donation). >>


Storytellers and comedians recount their most cringeworthy sexual encounters for your pleasure at the Awkward Sex…and The City show.

With special guests: Shalewa Sharpe, Ryan Leach, and Alise Morales. Hosted by Natalie Wall.

Awkward Sex…and The City
Thursday, March 23 @ 8pm
C’mon Everybody
325 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn, NY 1123
$10 adv, $15 door


weds thru 7/9: two new exhibits at the society of illustrators: colleen doran illustrates neil gaiman (thru 7/29) and picturing pinocchio: mignola makes a marionette (thru 7/8) open at the society of illustrators (ues). $15 general, $10 seniors/students. >>

weds thru sun: (private view weds, general admission thurs-sun): affordable art fair: peruse original contemporary artworks starting at $100 at the spring edition of the affordable art fair, which will bring 70 exhibitors to the metropolitan pavilion (chelsea). $30 general, $20 seniors/students, free admission hours friday 6-8pm. >>

weds 4pm: free playa bowls: bowl, smoothie, and juice bar chain playa bowls will be serving up free bowls to the first 100 customers at its new herald square location, opening today. >>

weds 6:30pm (monthly): the story collider podcast’s science storytelling show: stories of brain and beyond: the story collider teams up with the the friedman brain institute at the icahn school of medicine to bring you five true, personal stories from folks at all career stages about their journey through the brain. hosted by latasha wright, payla croxson, and aya osman. caveat (les), $5. >>

weds 7pm (monthly): bad trip storytelling show: comedians take a night off from stand-up to share their most personal and wildest stories at bad trip, a storytelling comedy show hosted by joey rinaldi. after each performance, the audience is invited to ask the comedian questions about the story they just heard. easy lover (east williamsburg), $5. >>

weds 7:30pm: julia easterlin: electro/acoustic musician julia easterlin performs a set of her songs, plus selections by björk and radiohead, at lincoln center’s david rubenstein atrium (uws). free. >>

weds 7:30pm (weekly): we have fun: a stand-up show: hosts zach sims and dan wilbur bring the fun-ny to young ethel’s (park slope), with stand-up by comedians jim tews (hbo), emily winter (one day smarter), will purpua (must love dogs comedy), and rachel mccartney (pbs). free admission. >>

weds 8pm (weekly): savage! a comedy show: lizzie martinez and melissa rocha’s stand-up show comes roaring back with sets by charla lauriston (comedy central), dillon stevenson (wyatt cenac’s problem areas), sagar bhatt (last comic standing), allison o’conor (big night comedy), baphta (performers and writers tim kov and andy ward), and nora jefferies (sounds great comedy). bonus: rsvp for a chance to win free drinks. logan’s run (park slope), free admission. >>

weds 8pm (monthly thru may): drink ‘n draft: creative writing workshop: stuck in your writing? leave your laptop at home for book club’s handwriting workshop, with guided prompts to help get the creative juices flowing. book club bookstore and wine bar (east village), $20 admission includes $8 off any drink. >>

weds 8pm (monthly): ditmas lit: local writers read from their work at the ditmas lit series, returning to hinterlands bar (kensington/flatbush) with elina alter (circumference), thierry kehou (lumpback lit), mel king (catapult), and brendan lorber (if this is paradise why are we still driving?). free admission. >>

weds 8pm: river l. ramirez: art is dead: experimental artist, comedian, musician, and writer river l. ramirez (los espookys) present a night of ‘uncategorizable, hybrid, comedic performance’ at littlefield (gowanus). with guests jaboukie young-white and una osato. hosted by spike einbinder. $10 adv, $15 door. >>

weds 8pm: hour glass comedy: annie russell, steve malden and tom peters host a boozy night of comedy at endless life brewing (crown heights). featuring kenice mobley, steven rogers, michael good, mary cella, and more. bonus: games and beer giveaways. free admission. >>

weds 10pm (monthly): and every one a witch: stop by for a spell (and a song) at ‘and every one a witch,’ an evening of piano karaoke, open mic performances, and musical rituals, hosted by lauren maul with angel yau. club cumming (east village), free admission (one drink min). >>


thurs thru sun: solocom: the people’s improv theater presents 82 new solo comedic performances over four days. the pit (chelsea), $19.99. >>

thurs thru sat (9pm. + 3/30-4/1): serials by the fled collective: watch teams of actors perform five original 10-minute plays, then vote for your favorites to return for a new ‘episode’ at the next cycle of the fled collective’s late night short play extravaganza. the flea theater (tribeca), $17. >>

thurs 5:30pm: rebels: from punk to dior: as part of its fresh, fly, and fabulous: fifty years of hip hop style exhibition, the museum at fit hosts photographer janette beckman, who’ll present her 2021 book, rebels: from punk to dior. a book signing will follow. fit’s katie murphy amphitheatre (chelsea), free admission. >>

thurs 7pm: ann napolitano presents hello beautiful, with mary beth keane: author ann napolitano (dear edward) celebrates the release of her newest novel, hello beautiful, with a talk, audience a+a, and book signing at p+t knitwear bookstore (les). author mary beth keane (ask again, yes) joins. free admission, $34.39 ticket includes a signed copy of the book. >>

thurs 7pm: queers n’ peers variety show: sacrilege edition: lgbtq+ and allied performing artists will present a variety of drag, music, and comedy at dromedary urban tiki bar (bushwick). hosted by cassidy dawn graves and comrade barbie. $10 adv, $15 door (no one will be turned away for lack of funds). >>

thurs 8pm: the transcendent brain: spirituality in the age of science: in a talk on his new book, the transcendent brain: spirituality in the age of science, physicist and novelist alan lightman makes the case that spirituality may not only be compatible with science, but it also ought to remain at the core of what it means to be human. in conversation with tim mchenry, deputy executive director of the rubin museum of art. pioneer works (red hook), free admission ($10 suggested), $31.75 ticket includes a copy of the book. >>

thurs 8pm: hysterical women: readings, jokes, and light witchcraft: a lineup of novelists, poets, memoirists, and illustrators read from their new books: a.m. homes (the unfolding), jennifer michael hecht (the wonder paradox: embracing the weirdness of existence and the poetry of our lives), melissa lozada-oliva (dreaming of you,), ali solomon (i love-ish new york city), and elissa bassist (hysterical) and stephanie foo (what my bones know). ‘there will also be a q & a and maybe a seance.’ book club bookstore and wine bar (east village), free admission. >>

sponsored: thurs 8pm: awkward sex…and the city: storytellers and comedians recount their most cringeworthy sexual encounters for your pleasure at the awkward sex…and the city show. tonight’s lineup includes shalewa sharpe (hbo), ryan leach (the onion), and alise morales (the marvelous mrs. maisel, betches). hosted by natalie wall. c’mon everybody (bed-stuy), $10 adv, $15 door. >>

thurs 8pm (monthly): tinder live! with lane moore: comedian and writer lane moore (how to be alone: if you want to and even if you don’t) takes swipes at the hookup app with real-time profile scoping, liking, matching, and hilarious improvised chatting. tonight’s show at littlefield (gowanus) includes commentary from guests abbi crutchfield (the living room show), maura quint (the onion), and jess mcintosh (cnn). $20. >>

thurs 8pm: sixth annual one liner madness: it’s march madness for comedians as 64 joke tellers go head-to-head in a bracket-style, single-elimination, one-liner tournament. hosted by emily winter and larry mancini. the bell house (gowanus), $15 adv, $20 door (a portion of proceeds will benefit shelter chic animal rescue). >>


our roundup of 40+ ongoing events and attractions: art exhibitions, film fests, ticket deals, and more. >>

stay safe and healthy
– the skint