The hosts of the widely popular Crooked Media podcast Pod Save America launch their new book Democracy or Else just in time for the 2024 election. Join members of the Obama administration Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor for an informative and spirited evening filled with practical advice on getting involved in the political process for everyone—from first-time voters to political junkies. In conversation with Alyssa Mastromonaco.

Skint readers can get a $20 ticket on Tier 2 seats using code: PSA
(Please note that a copy of Democracy Or Else is not included in this special price)


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note: based on recent heat and air quality alerts, some events may be canceled, rescheduled, or moved indoors. please check the air quality index and the venue’s website and/or social media for updates before heading out. stay cool!

juneteenth events and celebrations (free admission, unless noted otherwise):

► tues 8pm: juneteenth dance party + cookout: house of yes (bushwick), free with rsvp, $15 at the door (proceeds/donations benefit beyond the black box). >>

► weds 11am: broadway celebrates juneteenth: tsq plaza (broadway bet 46th + 47th sts). >>

► weds 12-6pm: museum of moving image’s celebrate juneteenth festivities. some programs require museum admission. >>

► weds 6pm: some sing: a juneteenth celebration: hearst plaza (lincoln center). >>

► weds 6pm: opera in the garden: a juneteenth celebration: west side community garden (uws). >>

► weds 6pm bric and robert randolph foundation’s juneteenth unityfest at lena horne bandshell (prospect park). >>

► weds 7pm: black and queer: a juneteenth concert with new york city gay men’s chorus: christ church nyc (ues). >>

► weds 7pm: hidden figures screening at united palace (washington heights). $5. >>

► weds 7pm: drunk black history (the juneteenth celebration): littlefield (gowanus), $25+. >>

► weds 7:30pm: toshi reagon’s sings of the living: freedom songs: damrosch park (lincoln center). >>

► weds 9:30pm: {powher} juneteenth celebration: littlefield (gowanus), $18.67 adv, $24.58 door. >>

pride-themed events (free admission, unless noted otherwise):

can-do comedy: pride show and mixer (tues 7:30pm): artshack cafe + bar (bed-stuy). $20 adv, $30 door, or $12 + a canned food donation at the door. >>

corporate pride comedy show (tues 8pm): littlefield (gowanus), $5 with promo code ‘imgay’ (reg. $12 adv, $15 door). >>

pride at the high line: nurturing our lgbtqia+ family tree (thurs 5pm): the high line spur at 30th street. >>


Brooklyn Wine Fest is your all-access pass to hundreds of new wines from around the world!

On Saturday June 22, Meet and hang out with friends, speak to winery representatives, and enjoy wine samples paired with live entertainment, interactive games, and delicious food available to purchase from Chavas Empanadas, Mozzarepas, Taste of Poland, Twelve Truck, and more.

Tickets include unlimited tastings and a souvenir tasting glass.

Special offer for the skint readers:
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Brooklyn Wine Fest
Saturday June 22, 2024
Session Times:
Session 1: 1-4:30pm
Session 2: 6-9:30pm

Brooklyn Navy Yard
141 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205
Entrance on through Building 77

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thru 6/30: the metropolitan opera’s summer recital series: the met opera’s annual summer recital series returns with five free outdoor concerts at brooklyn bridge park, jackie robinson park (harlem), williamsbridge oval (bronx), and socrates sculpture park (lic). >>

thru sat: mise-en festival 2024: contemporary music collective ensemble mise-en’s 10th annual music festival presents works by dozens of composers from around the world selected from an open call for scores. various locations, free admission. >>

sponsored: tues 12-1pm (tuesdays thru 7/30. no performance 7/2.): summer sounds at manhattan west: manhattan west (midtown west at 385 9th avenue) hosts a free series of weekly performances by musicians from around the globe. today: natu camara – a blend of afropop, rock and soul is sung in five different languages by this singer-songwriter whose fans have affectionately dubbed ‘the tina turner of guinea.’ >>

tues 6pm, 8:50pm (monthly): 35mm series at angelika: experience a series of classic films in their original format–35mm–at village east by angelika (east village). tonight: elia kazan’s a streetcar named desire (1951), starring marlon brando, vivien leigh, karl malden, and kim hunter. $20. >>

tues 6-9pm: museum mile festival: manhattan’s fifth ave from 82nd st to 110th st closes to vehicular traffic for the 46th annual museum mile festival, an art crawl where eight major museums stay open late and offer free admission: the africa center, cooper hewitt smithsonian design museum, el museo del barrio, the guggenheim, the jewish museum, the metropolitan museum of art, museum of the city of new york, and neue galerie. >>

tues 6-9pm (+ 7/25, 8/1): 11th annual uptown bounce: museum of the city of new york and el museo del barrio team up for the annual uptown bounce block party series, featuring djs, special guests, live performances, art making activities, and free museum admission. tonight’s kickoff coincides with the museum mile festival.

tues 6-10pm: art is gay: brooke finegold (poetry is gay, comedy is gay) and hash collective present a pop-up queer art show and party featuring tarot readings, flash tattoos, live portraits, custom typewriter poems, and more. 132 mulberry street, 5th floor. $5 admission. >>

tues 7pm (monthly): brooklyn books + booze: hear established and up-and-coming authors of different genres read from their current works every third tuesday of the month at barrow’s intense tasting room (industry city). tonight’s music + humor edition’s features esther friesner, rob paravonian, aaron rosenberg, and caitlin rozakis. free admission. >>

tues 7pm (monthly): astronomy on tap: pride edition: things are looking up at astronomy on tap, an evening where astronomy enthusiasts come together to hear talks and play themed games at a bar. tonight’s edition celebrates pride month with talks on cosmology and contributions to astronomy by queer astronomers. the pete’s candy store (williamsburg), free admission. >>

tues 7pm: the broad squad: kendra cunningham presents a throwback variety show filled with stand up and storytelling. tonight: jess wood, harry tejerian, joanna briley, nhu an du, and amanda van nostrand. young ethel’s (park slope), $5 suggested donation. private tarot readings are $5 a card. >>

tues 8pm: paul mccartney birthday singalong: celebrate macca turning 82 with pianist mark piro and guest singers from the loser’s lounge at sid gold’s piano bar (chelsea). piano karaoke with nicholas connell follows. free admission. >>

tues 9pm (monthly): sweet comedy show: seth herzog’s long-running live comedy show returns with performances by punkie johnson (snl), myq kaplan (netflix), christian finnegan (are we there yet?), and gary vider (colbert). chelsea music hall, save 50% with promo code ‘june’. >>

tues 9:30pm: night of the living dead with john a. russo: roxy cinema (tribeca) hosts a screening of 1968 zombie classic night of the living dead, followed by in-person q+a with co-writer john a. russo. $17. >>


weds thru 6/23: fifth annual black women in comedy laff fest: created in response to the lack of black female representation in major comedy festivals, the annual black women in comedy laff fest presents 16 shows over five evenings. various locations and prices (note: some events require a drink minimum). >>

weds 6pm (wednesdays thru 8/7): summer concerts at hudson yards: the annual bowery presents concert series returns to the public square + gardens at hudson yards. tonight: chayce beckham and thomas edwards. free admission. >>

weds 7pm: desparately seeking something with susan seidelman: filmmaker susan seidelman (smithereens, desperately seeking susan) presents her memoir, desparately seeking something, at powerhouse arena (dumbo). $5 admission includes a store gift certificate, $32 ticket includes a copy of the book. >>

weds 8pm: why are you single? a dating game show: single contestants are subjected to in-depth emotional questioning and physical challenges at comedian marie faustin’s why are you single? dating game show. the bell house (gowanus), $20. >>

weds 8pm (sign-ups start at 7pm): live band pop-punk/emo karaoke: pick from 140+ songs at this night of pop-punk/emo karaoke backed by brooklyn’s all killer no filler. arlene’s grocery (les), $15 adv, $20 day of. >>


thurs thru 8/1 (thursdays): summer in the square: pickleball, movement classes, children’s programming, movies (starting 7/15), a night market (starting 7/11), and more come to union square every thursday this season. >>

thurs 7:30am-8:30pm: solstice in times square: experienced yogis and first-timers alike are invited to find peace and calm at one of the busiest intersections in the world when the annual ‘mind over madness’ yoga day returns to times square. can’t make it? classes will also be livestreamed. free registration is required, and includes a free mat (while supplies last). donations are welcome and will benefit community first. >>

thurs 6pm (wednesdays thru 8/15): live at the archway: music + art in the dumbo archway: sights and sounds fill the public plaza underneath the manhattan bridge in dumbo. tonight’s season opener: live music by la banda chuska and fogo azul, with art by sam ticknor. doors at 5pm. rain or shine. free admission. >>

thurs 6-11pm: up magazine five-year anniversary: up magazine celebrates five years of street art and graffiti with an exhibition of 120+ artists at elm foundation (greenpoint). free admission. >>

thurs 6:30pm (thursdays thru 8/1): summer music series at bushwick inlet park: take in the sounds and sunset at friends of bushwick inlet park’s annual summer music series. tonight: juana luna. 86 kent ave (williamsburg), free admission. >>

thurs 6:30pm doors: joe mcginty + the loser’s lounge disco: dance under a 10-foot disco ball to the sounds of joe mcginty + the loser’s lounge collective, then keep the party going at a silent disco with dj bill coleman. part of lincoln center’s summer for the city. free admission (note: a credit or debit card may be needed as a deposit to use the required headphones for the silent disco). >>

thurs 7pm: facts machine: science, comedy + trivia: scientists and comedians share the stories behind their favorite facts, ‘conduct experiments’ (i.e. play drinking games), and test their knowledge with a trivia challenge loosely inspired by the show’s theme, marine biology. hosted by scientists and pub trivia hosts em costa, noah guiberson, and rob frawley. caveat (les), $18.76 with promo code ‘theskint’ (reg. $24.41 adv, $25 door). >>

thurs 7:30pm (monthly): pete’s reading series: hear from literary icons and newcomers alike at this long-running reading series, hosted by temim fruchter and brian gresko. tonight’s event features emily zhou (girlfriends), amy shearn (dear edna sloane), vanessa chan (the storm we made), and alison b. hart (april may june july). books will be available for purchase through greenlight bookstore. pete’s candy store (williamsburg), free admission. >>

thurs 7:30pm: 8 in show dance series: 8 emerging + established choreographers of various dance forms showcase new, short works at the quarterly ‘8 in show’ dance series, curated by sangeeta yesley. dixon place (les), $18-21 general, $15-18 students/seniors/idnyc. >>

thurs 8pm (monthly): written in brooklyn: a storytelling series: join host carly ann filbin in the arlo williamsburg’s bar for an evening of stories told by colorful characters sharing their true tales with you. tonight’s theme: ‘perfect places.’ $17.85 with promo code ‘skint’ (reg. $23.18). >>

thurs 8pm: girl church: amelia ritthaler curates this stand-up show featuring a lineup of women and queer comedians. tonight: tessa belle, courtney o’donnell, riylan mills, fareeha khan, and rima parikh. cafe balearica (williamsburg), $10. >>

thurs 8pm: rooftop films summer series: my first film: rooftop films presents the north american premiere of zia anger’s my first film, followed by q+a and an after party. the old american can factory (gowanus),$18. >>

thurs 8:30pm: john and scott: two person improv: former 30 rock cast members scott adsit and john lutz pair up for an improv show at ucb theatre (east village). $10 adv, $15 day of. >>

thurs 9pm: free outdoor movie (weather permitting): before sunrise at lincoln center’s damrosch park. >>


our roundup of 60+ ongoing events and attractions: art exhibits, film screenings, and more. >>

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

23rd annual egg rolls, egg creams, and empanadas festival (sun 12-4pm): eldridge st between division st + canal st (les). free admission, pay-as-you-go. >>

east village zine fair (sat 11am-7pm): st. marks place bet. 1st + 2nd avenue. >>

jersey city night market (sat 2-8pm): journal square-magnolia landing. free admission, pay-as-you-go. >>

philippines fest ‘ubeland’ at smorgasburg (sat + sun 11am-6pm): smorgasburg williamsburg (sat) and smorgasburg prospect park (sun). free admission, pay-as-you-go. >>

romania day on broadway festival (sun 10am-6pm): bowling green park (fidi). >>

pride-themed events (free admission, unless noted otherwise):

a remembrance (sat 3pm): new york city aids memorial (greenwich village). >>

boba gays celebrate pride comedy show (sun 8pm): littlefield (gowanus), $10 adv, $12 day of. >>

brooklyn pride comic book fair (sat 12-7pm, free): brooklyn community pride center in crown heights. followed by (un)masked ball after-party (sat 8-10pm, $25) at anyone comics (crown heights). >>

folsom street east festival (sun 11am-6pm): west 27th street between 10th and 11th aves. $20. >>

pride summer solstice pop-up market (sat 12-6pm): caffeine underground (bushwick). >>

prideshow at the sideshow (fri 9pm): coney island usa, $20. >>

queer history walking tour of the lower east side (sat 11am, + 6/23, 7/13, 7/21): henry street settlement (les), free-$20. >>

queer prom (fri 7pm): rubulad (bushwick). $12 adv, $15 day of. >>

sapphic factory: queer joy party (sat 11:30pm): brooklyn bowl (williamsburg), $18. >>

sunnypride 2024 (fri 6-9pm): 40th st + lowery plaza to 46th st + bliss plaza. >>

undressed: the musical (sat 7:30pm): red eye ny (midtown west), $25+. >>

visual aids pride party (fri 11pm): littlefield (gowanus), $10 adv, $15 day of. >>

juneteenth events and celebrations (free admission, unless noted otherwise):

blacklist nyc juneteenth buy black market (sat 1-6pm): pier 57 (chelsea). >>

juneteenth concert with wycliffe gordon (sat 3pm): louis armstrong house museum garden (corona), free (rsvp). >>

juneteenth food festival (sat 11am-8pm): weeksville heritage center (crown heights). free admission, pay-as-you-go. >>

juneteenth party with legacy lit (fri 7pm): greenlight bookstore (fort greene). >>

saddles and soul: a juneteenth black western celebration (sat 12-8pm): brooklyn museum (prospect heights), free with museum admission ($14-20 suggested). >>

the lay out presents: juneteenth 2024 the five on it edition (sun 10am-6pm): fort greene park, free admission. >>

we outside! a brooklyn juneteenth, vol. ii (sat 2-8pm): the plaza at 300 ashland (downtown brooklyn). >>


Twilight Theatre Company and Smokescreen Productions present


By Tim Marriott
Directed by Margarett Perry
With Tim Marriott and Alex Sunderhaus

An annual performance review that goes horribly wrong.

Department head Nicky wants to get on with her job; her boss has other ideas.

This dark comedy is a power play of manipulation, subtext, and subterfuge, exploring the explosive consequences that can arise out of a seemingly innocent conversation.

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thru the season: putting green mini golf: an 18-hole mini golf course, showcasing problems and solutions for pressing climate change issues, sets up along the williamsburg waterfront for its fourth season. river street + north 1st street (williamsburg), $5-10 general, $2-5 seniors and children. >>

fri thru sun: third annual lincoln center’s summer for the city: lincoln center hosts 200+ free or choose-what-you-pay concerts, dance parties, performances, films screenings, and more thru august. this weekend: pen america presents: freedom to read (fri 6pm, free), eyal vilner big band’s swingin’ uptown album release party (fri 6:30pm, free), visions of ubuntu with young people’s chorus of new york city (fri 8pm, free), the brooklyn cumbia festival silent disco (fri 10pm), ‘a thousand nights’ with kronos quartet (sat 4pm + 8pm, choose-what-you-pay admission), kumbia queers live (sat 6pm, free), cultura profética (sat 8pm), jfuse + dada cozmic silent disco (sat 9pm, free), ‘the love song of r. buckminster fuller with yo la tengo (sun 7:30pm, choose-what-you-pay admission), and more. >>

fri + sat (8pm): the chelsea symphony: ‘rhythm and colors’: the chelsea symphony’s season finale and pride celebration showcases latin american idioms in leonard bernstein’s symphonic dances from west side story and gabriela ortiz’s kauyumari, plus jennifer higdon’s percussion concerto and john corigliano’s concerto for clarinet and orchestra. the dimenna center for classical music (midtown), $30 adv for premium seating, or $20 suggested donation at the door. >>

fri (6pm) + sun (2pm): scandinavian music festival in fort tryon park: members of the new york scandia symphony and guest artists present concerts with a view at fort tryon park’s billings lawn (washington heights). blankets welcome. free admission. >>

fri (various times): free outdoor movies (weather permitting):
empire records at mccarren park (williamsburg) >>
the little mermaid at playground in st. catherine’s park (lenox hill) >>

fri 6:30pm: (fridays at 6:30pm): 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: viva deconcini and people’s champs. free admission. >>

fri 7pm: scrappy reading series: five emerging and established writers explore what it means to be ‘scrappy’ at the scrappy reading series at compère collective (red hook). scrappy books, an exhibit by local artist alexandra jamieson, will also be on display in the gallery. drinks and snacks will be served. free admission. >>

fri 7pm (monthly): vocabaret: f*ck edition: everything’s coming up proses at this monthly variety show for language lovers, where five of the the city’s best wordsmiths present slideshows, games, and other raucous entertainment inspired by a theme. tonight: the gang is devoting their show to one word and one word only: f*ck. hosted by sam corbin, tim donnelly, jerzy gwiazdowski, ally spier, and nikolai vanyo. caveat (les), $15 with promo code ‘caveatorb’ (reg $20 adv, $25 door). >>

fri 8pm (monthly): jurassic park drink-along: a drinking game nyc casts actors in a live staged reading of a beloved 80s/90s/00s movie and turns the whole thing into a drinking game. join them tonight as they stumble through jurassic park (1993). the bell house (gowanus), $20 adv, $25 day-of. >>

fri 7pm bryant park picnic performances: contemporary dance: bryant park’s annual series of free outdoor theater, dance, and music performances continues with an evening of contemporary dance, featuring ronald k. brown and his company evidence, robin dunn’s ‘shout,’ and a kevin wynn tribute. >>

fri 8pm (monthly): boyz in the woods comedy: kenice mobley, tawanda gona, gabe pereira, and kofi thomas host this standup-meets-trivia show, where audience members can win free drinks by answering pop culture and hip-hop questions between sets. featuring danish maqbool (ramy), adam mamawaka (comedy central), vikrant sunderlal (bit heavy comedy), and izzy da rosa. friends and lovers (crown heights), $12. >>

fri 8pm: this is spinal tap 40th anniversary screening: go up to 11 at a 40th anniversary screening of rob reiner’s 1984 comedy rockumentary, this is spinal tap. leonard nimoy thalia theater at symphony space (uws), $16 general, $15 seniors. >>

fri 8pm: st kilda: inspired by her nebraska roots, her scottish heritage, and the historic 1930 evacuation of scotland’s archipelago st kilda, drama league nominee jody christopherson presents her one-woman ‘scottish horror excursion with supernatural foley looping.’ torn page (chelsea), an arts venue located in the former home of actors rip torn and geraldine page. donation-based admission. >>

fri 8pm: songs in the key of purple: a stevie + prince tribute with atomic funk project: cover band atomic funk project presents ‘songs in the key of purple,’ a tribute to prince and stevie wonder at brooklyn bowl (williamsburg). $20. >>

fri 9pm: 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 maggie crane and jj mattise. the living room at arlo soho, $15.71 with promo code ‘skint’ (reg. $23.18). >>

fri 8:30pm: 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 ashley hamilyon, usama siddiquee, loyiso madinga, keenan steiner, shelly kim, and eric barbbalace. free admission (a tip jar will be passed around at the end of the show) >>

fri 9:30pm: matthew starr: dark matter: comedian/writer matthew starr presents a solo stand-up/science show about how he went through a break-up then immediately started dating someone new, and instead of dealing with any of his issues, he chose to learn about space. caveat (les), $13.61 with promo code ‘eclipse’ (reg. $22-23) >>

sponsored: fri 10pm: sandwich with gastor almonte and jess salomon: co-hosted by gastor almonte (comedy central) and jess salomon (the tonight show), sandwich features new york’s most acclaimed, talented, and dare we say … tastiest comedians, sandwiching new material in the middle of their sets. with special guests: mary beth bartone, george civeris, tawanda gona, jc mendoza, and will abeles. union hall (park slope), $10 adv, $15 door. >>

fri 10pm: sound off! a comedy town hall: benny scheckner hosts sound off!, a new comedy and music variety show at the loft at city winery (chelsea), featuring comedians jordan carlos (netflix), isabel hagen (fallon), and lukas arnold (tiktok). bonus: audience members will also have an opportunity to speak their minds and bring pressing/insane issues to the floor. $10 with promo code ‘skint’ (reg. $20-25). >>


sat + sun (12-6pm): 13th annual west chelsea artists open studios: meet west chelsea artists and see the spaces where they create their work. this year’s self-guided open studios tour includes 40 artists in nine locations. free admission. >>

sat + sun (various times): summerstage: nyc’s iconic summer performing arts festival returns with 85 free and benefit shows in central park and 12 neighborhood parks across the five boroughs. this weekend: the aussie bbq (sat 4-10pm at rumsey playfield in central park. free admission.), andy montañez, charlie cruz, people of earth, mafer, and dj garcía (sat 5-9pm at coney island amphitheater. free admission.), and corinne bailey rae, dixson, dj rellrell, and dj ooochild (sun 6-10pm at rumsey playfield in central park. free admission.) >>

sat (various times): free outdoor movies (weather permitting):
barbie at poor richard’s playground (east harlem) >>
fried green tomatoes at the rink at rockefeller center (midtown) >>
the odyssey (l’odyssée) at washington square park (greenwich village) >>
migration at multipurpose hard top area in torsney playground (sunnyside gardens) >>
summer of soul (…or, when the revolution could not be televied) at brower park (crown heights) >>

sat 10am (select saturdays thru 9/21): yoga on the brooklyn museum’s plaza steps: open your hips and heart at a yoga flow class and guided meditation session, held outdoors on the giant steps of the brooklyn museum’s iris cantor plaza (indoors in the event of inclement weather). all experience levels welcome. $20 ticket includes museum admission. >>

sat 11am-6pm: sixth annual schomburg center literary festival: the schomburg center for research in black culture (harlem) hosts a daylong festival filled with conversations, author talks, workshops, and a marketplace. guests this year include donovan x. ramsey, diane richardson, elizabeth acevedo, vinson cunningham, b michael, and more. free admission. >>

sat 11am-6pm: 11th annual porch stomp: dozens of folk, blues, bluegrass, and americana musicians take over governors island’s historic house porches at nolan park for a day filled with live music. free admission. >>

sat 1-3pm: highbridge water tower tour: get a peek inside the historic highbridge water tower, and take in 360-degree views from 200 feet up. free admission. >>

sat 5pm: there will be blood with paul dano q+a : as part of the ‘bleak week new york – cinema of despair’ series at the paris theater (midtown), star paul dano will be in-person for q+a following a 35mm screening of paul thomas anderson’s there will be blood (2007). $17 general, $15 seniors/students. >>

sat 6pm (monthly): you are not alone: an uplifting show about depression: improvisers and artists that battle depression and mental illness in their day-to-day lives create scenes inspired by their personal experiences and show how laughter can be the best medicine. hosted by aaron gold and michael serpe. magnet theater (chelsea), $10. >>

sat 7pm: catch performance series: the obie award-winning performance series returns to the invisible dog art center (boerum hill) with eight artists. $20. >>

sat 7pm: fun gutter (monthly): humor and hardcore meet at fun gutter, a stand-up comedy show with a punk house band. this month’s show features clare o’kane (snl), kendall farrell (just come! comedy), molly zalman (we’re fine comedy), caleb clark (fit check comedy), and live music by skorts. hosted by sasha von didkovsky and bailey pope. the cobra club (bushwick), $10 adv, $15 door. >>

sat 7:30pm (monthly): gay shame: sheria mattis and ely kreimendahl head this queer comedy show, where they wrestle shamefully gay anecdotes from a lineup of comics, the crowd, and each other. featuring sunny laprade, aurea young, glo butler, and g.g.. union hall (park slope), $10 adv, $15 door. >>

sat 8pm (monthly): runnin’ late with cab: clock in to cab washington’s comedy and variety show spotlighting black and brown performers. tonight’s edition features guests chef mavis jay, neel ghosh, samantha santos, chris reiter, and veronica kwiatkowski. friends and lovers (crown heights), $15. >>

sat 8pm: string orchestra of brooklyn (sob): the oceanides: founding sob conductor eli spindel leads the orchestra through works by sibelius, debussy, lanzilotti, and elgar. st. ann and the holy trinity church (brooklyn heights), $16 general, $11 seniors/students in advance, $20 day-of. >>

sat 8pm doors: rubulad presents: ‘road trip’ party: rubulad, bushwick’s underground art party throwers, take you for a ride at their ‘road trip’ party, featuring live music (vic thrill + the saturn missile, l train brass band, summer fling, and more), djs, go-go dancing, puppets, projections, tarot, and more. sightseeing and adventure travel attire recommended. $18 adv before 9pm or ‘way late’, $25 otherwise >>

sat 8pm, 9:30pm: nick hopping comedy special recording: comedian nick hopping records his fourth special at flop house comedy club (williamsburg), with openers austin locke (comedy central) and dan toomey (morning brew). $15. >>


sun (various times): 77th annual tony awards watch parties:

► ‘broadway fanfare’ simulcast at lincoln center’s damrosch park. free admission, with fast track access to american express card members. >>

► viewing party at brooklyn art haus (williamsburg). free admission. >>

► watch party at q.e.d. astoria. $14 adv, $20 day of. >>

► watch party at the green room 42 at yotel times square. $17.75+. >>

sun 12pm: school of rock brooklyn: end-of-season showcase: school of rock students put their newly-learned shredding abilities on display at this end-of-season showcase. littlefield (gowanus), $12 adv, $15 day of. >>

sun 7pm: tanya o’debra: radio star: tanya o’debra lends her voice to ten characters while simultaneously staging silly sound effects in this dirty 1940s radio detective spoof that won best of the san francisco fringe festival in 2011. judson memorial church (greenwich village), pay-what-you-wish admission. >>

sun 7:30pm (monthly): good god comedy show: audience members can anonymously share their craziest, cringiest secrets for the hosts to read aloud at this stand-up comedy variety show hosted by caitlin cook, brittany carney, naomi karavani, and shane torres. tonight’s lineup: lucas zelnick, jp mcdade, jess elgene, lea’h sampson, andrew casertano, and richard perez. union hall (park slope), $10 adv, $15 door. >>

sun 8pm (monthly): beanie babe comedy: the standups and the stuffed animals are full of beans at rebecca kaplan’s comedy show, where a donation will get you a vintage beanie baby to take home. featuring michael harrison, jill weiner, helen wildy, tatiana frank, and james king. young ethel’s (park slope), free admission (donations optional). >>

sun 8pm (monthly) disasterpiece movie night: a talking cat?!?: from the wondrous to the weird, disasterpiece unearths bad movies for a watch party complete with drinking games, trivia, pizza, and more. tonight’s three-year anniversary flick: david decoteau’s a talking cat?!? (2013), starring eric roberts, johnny whitaker, and kristine debell. wonderville (bushwick), free admission. >>

sun 8pm: 53rd on 3rd: celebrating 50 years of the ramones: a ramones tribute concert featuring mick collins (gories/dirtbombs), miriam linna (the a-bones/cramps), eric davidson (new bomb turks), sammy james jr. (the mooney suzuki), matt sweeney (chavez), mickey leigh (the rattlers), joe vincent (devil dogs), mike fornatale (loser’s lounge/the monks), evan shore (muck + the mires), palmyra delran, and more, plus a special presentation from ramones tour manager monte a. melnick. the bowery electric (east village), $10. >>


mon 3:50pm, 7pm (monthly thru december): classics in black + white: metropolis: cinema 123 by angelika hosts a series of black + white classics, continuing tonight with fritz lang’s metropolis (1927). $22. >>

mon 7pm: and scene: anything could happen when actors and improvisors share the stage at ‘and scene,’ where the actors will know their lines ahead of time and the improvisers will make up their parts as they go. featuring jeff hiller (somebody, somewhere), connor ratliff (the george lucas talk show), brian morabito (tiktok), and more. hosted by mick szal. $15 with promo code ‘brick’ (reg. $20). >>

sponsored: mon 8pm: carnegie hall for $9: duruflé’s requiem: catch the culminating concert of manhattan concert productions’ 2024 season at carnegie hall! jerry blackstone conducts the masterwork festival chorus, new york city chamber orchestra and soloists in a breathtaking rendition of maurice duruflé’s requiem. as a complement to the duruflé, the evening will feature a performance from the brazeal dennard chorale, an ensemble committed to discovering and preserving the music of african american composers. use promo code ‘tsk43137’ for $9 tickets (up to a $110 value!). facility or service fee may be applied. >>

mon 8pm: free outdoor movie (weather permitting): the talented mr. ripley at bryant park lawn (midtown) >>

mon 8:30pm: top shelf stories: julia whitehouse hosts an evening of storytelling from seth herzog (fallon), jamie brickhouse (dangerous when wet: booze, sex, and my mother), ray cordova, and burlesque performer peekaboo pointe. ucb theatre (east village), $10 adv, $15 day of. >>


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