THURS, 11/16: HOLIDAY MARKETS, TRAIN SHOW, MADISON SQUARE PARK WHITEOUT, + 19 FRI EVENTS

around town today

11am-8pm (thru 12/24, closed thanksgiving): urbanspace’s outdoor holiday markets return for the season, starting with the opening of the 150-vendor union square park location today, the garment district on 11/20, and columbus circle on 11/28. >>

12pm: pearl river mart opens a new 3,500 square foot store in chelsea market today. >>

5-8pm: abcmkt night: sample, taste, learn and shop from two dozen local vendors selling sustainable, handmade home goods and food + beverages. abc carpet + home (flatiron), free admission. >>

5:30pm: macy’s herald square unveils its holiday windows with a bit of fanfare including music and a pyrotechnic display. >>

6:30pm: how has the state of inequality shifted under the trump administration and what are the prospects for change? new america nyc and the nyu mcsilver institute for poverty policy and research invite a panel of leaders from women in need, moveon, and a long walk home for to discuss. tumblr hq (flatiron), free (rsvp). >>

6:30pm doors: a panel of artists and public art facilitators discuss building connections through public art in the lower east side as part of the talk + taste series at essex street market (les). free. >>

7pm doors, 8pm show (monthly): your wallet doesn’t need to be full for the runnin’ on empty stand-up comedy show, which features a mix of pros and up-and-comers. performers for tonight’s two-year anniversary show include sasheer zamata (snl), matteo lane (seth meyers), giulia rozzi (chelsea lately), gabe gonzalez (inside amy schumer), chanel ali, and charlie bardey. hosted by yotam tubul and lisa franklin. le poisson rouge’s gallery bar (greenwich village), $3. >>

7:30pm doors, 8pm show (monthly): a drinking game nyc casts actors in a live staged reading of a beloved 80s or 90s movie and turns the whole thing into– you guessed it, a drinking game. tonight, stumble with them through the three amigos. littlefield (gowanus), $10. >>

8pm: explore the impact of punk music outside of the uk and us at a release event for james greene’s new book, brave punk world: the international rock underground from alerta roja to z-off. quimby’s bookstore (williamsburg), free. >>

8pm (monthly): negativity has no chance at the on a lighter note comedy show, which strives to brighten these dark days by requiring every performer to say something positive at the end of their set. tonight’s show includes kendra cunningham (last comic standing), mike recine (comedy central), christi chiello (girl code), kevin barnett (adult swim), and gabriel pacheco knockin’ boots). hosted by dan wilbur (better book titles). the back room at halyards (gowanus), free. >>

8pm-2am (monthly): immerse yourself in computer-generated media at the warper party, featuring a dozen live electronic music acts and projected visuals on two floors. the keep (ridgewood), free. >>

8pm doors, 8:30pm show (almost weekly): the pacific stand-up comedy show returns with performances by ben kronberg (comedy central), fareeha khan (mtv), emmy blotnick (the president show, wanjiko eke, and justin flanagan. hosted by tony zaret (the meme team). pacific standard (park slope/gowanus), free. >>

11:30pm: for the release of his new album radio silence, rapper talib kweli djs a special edition of brooklyn bowl’s bowl train party. brooklyn bowl (williamsburg), $10. >>

thru 11/19: find traditional foods, decorations, handmade apparel + accessories, and more at the annual norwegian seamen’s church (11/16-19) and swedish seamen’s church (11/17-19) christmas fairs.

thru 11/19: willfilm, the williamsburg independent movie festival, returns for an eighth year with features, shorts, docs, and an awards ceremony. wythe hotel (williamsburg), $15. >>

thru 11/19: one isn’t the loneliest number at the annual solocom festival, where more than 100 solo comedic works from artists around the world will premiere, including storytelling, characters, sketch, music, dance, drag, magic, and more. the pit, $10/show, $30 pass. >>

thru 2/4: arriving on time, the new york transit museum’s 16th annual holiday train show features a 34′-long layout with running vintage lionel subway and metro-north train models. new york city transit museum gallery annex at grand central (midtown east), free admission. >>

thru 3/25: instagram alert: erwin redl’s new public art installation, whiteout, transforms madison square park’s central lawn into a suspended blanket of white led lights. for thursday’s opening, twelve trumpet players will stroll through the park with sounds (5-6pm). free. >>

check our website for ongoing events. >>

our next event – new venue!

You Sexy M.F.s did it! You made this event so popular that we’re literally having to change venues to accommodate all you Beautiful Ones. The new venue, The Bell House, is really close, and all advance tickets sold for Union Hall will be honored at The Bell House.

We’re here to save you from Another Lonely Princemas.

An all-Prince party. All Prince. All night.

DJ Steve Reynolds (Party Like It’s 1999) will spin all of the hits, deep cuts, remixes, rarities, songs written for other artists, and more from Prince’s 35+ year career.

the skint presents:
Housequake: Prince Party
Saturday, December 16 at 10pm
The Bell House
149 7th Street, Brooklyn, (directions)
F, G or R to 4th Avenue/9th Street
Tickets: https://www.thebellhouseny.com/event/1595770
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/124016781702394/

coming up

sponsored 11/17 5-8pm: industry night at parklife in gowanus: whiskey tastings, food and drink specials, and a discussion with bruce russell (wild turkey and russell’s reserve). stick around afterwards and keep the party going with dj donwill spinning 8pm-midnight. free admission. >>

11/17 5-9pm (monthly): brooklyn historical society’s free friday ‘big bad brooklyn’ edition includes reps from the museum of the american gangster, a discussion with mafialife blog writer chris chiarmonte and the president street boys: growing up mafia author frank dimatteo, and more. bonus: beer by brooklyn brewery. brooklyn historical society (brooklyn heights), free admission. >>

11/17 5:30pm doors, 6pm show: what happened after e.t. wnet home? at fresh ground pepper’s ‘sequel,’ a selection of theater artists, performers, and comedians imagine and perform their guesses after a screening of the original film. the 9 studios (williamsburg), free. >>

11/17 6pm: bqes and betas: sample a new brooklyn quarterly experiment (bqe) beer and play a few new nyu game center games (betas) at brooklyn brewery (williamsburg). free admission. >>

11/17 6-8pm: 38 students show their work at the annual parsons mfa photography open studios. sheila c. johnson design center at parsons (greenwich village), free admission. >>

11/17 6:30pm: inspired by two years in recovery from an eating disorder, sketch and improv performer molly kiernan hosts molly’s guilt free comedy show and ice cream social, with 50% of ticket sales benefiting everytown for gun safety. magnet theater (chelsea), $10. >>

11/17 7pm: the kweendom lgbtq comedy and storytelling show comes out again with performances by tarik daniels, garry hannon, jourdain searles, rebecca shortall, and mark reiss. pete’s candy store (williamsburg), free (donations welcome and benefit comunitario lgbtt de puerto rico). >>

11/17 7pm (+ 11/18): catch some ‘en pointe’ ballet without breaking the bank at the dance on a shoestring series, featuring performances from new york theatre ballet’s current season, works in progress by contemporary and emerging choreographers, and children of ballet school ny. the dance gallery (st. mark’s church-in-the-bowery, east village), $15. >>

11/17 7:30pm (monthly): improvisers talk over tv comedies at the live-dubbed sitcoms show, tonight featuring thanksgiving-themed episodes of friends and saved by the bell: the college years. videology (williamsburg), $5. >>

11/17 7:30pm doors, 8pm show: 15 musicians and bands pay tribute to jeff buckley on what would’ve been the artist’s 51st birthday. shapeshifter lab (gowanus), $13. >>

11/17 8pm: her-icane relief, an all female standup benefit show benefiting the hispanic federation, features stand up by emmy blotnick (the president show), ziwe fumudoh (above average), annie donley (ifc), rachel pegram (ucb), and anna roisman, plus live music by suena ashé and son de brooklyn. hosted by kate villa (the president show). threes brewing outpost (greenpoint), $10 suggested donation. >>

11/17 8:30pm doors, 9pm show (monthly): keep an eye out for the camouflage comedy show, returning tonight with jokes from myq kaplan (comedy central), sean patton (comedy central), josh johnson (fallon), abbi crutchfield (you can do better), and courtney maginnis (collegehumor). hosted by lucas connolly (comedy central). bonus: free pizza from two boots. big irv’s (williamsburg), $5-10. >>

11/17 9pm: scream to a catalog of over 800 songs at punk rock karaoke‘s benefit for the 5 borough anti-repression committee. pine box rock shop (bushwick), $10 donation. >>

11/17 9:30pm: the ho-hum becomes hi-larious at the monotony! variety show, where comedians and storytellers entertain you with presentations on subjects typically considered boring. hosted by jeopardy runner-up and ph.d scientist raj sivaraman. caveat (les), $8 adv, $10 door. >>

11/17 9:30pm (weekly thru 12/8): the rubin museum of art’s (chelsea) latest cabaret cinema series features flicks with notable soundtracks. tonight: david lynch’s eraserhead (1977), selected and introduced by composer and sound designer john gromada. $10. >>

11/17 10pm (monthly): comedians tell stories while a guest visual artist sketches them at grant lindahl’s art school acid dropout show. audience members all get a free limited-edition poster and button, and are encouraged to make art during the show as well (materials provided). bonus: free beer for the first 15 attendees. the creek and the cave (lic), $5. >>

11/17 11pm (monthly): comedians live-riff over a screening of zardoz (1974), starring sean connery, at tonight’s edition of the ‘movies r dumb’ series. hosted by chris gersbeck and freddy g. q.e.d. (astoria), $10. >>

11/17 midnight: shake it to three times the femme power at the holy trinity: beyoncé, rihanna, and nicki minaj dance party, with dj sets by dame luz and wassup gina. baby’s all right (williamsburg), $10. >>

11/17-4/22: ‘rodin at the brooklyn museum: the body in bronze‘ presents 58 sculptures by auguste rodin on the centenary of the artist’s death. brooklyn museum (prospect heights), suggested admission: $16 general, $10 students/seniors. >>

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WEDS, 11/15: FREE COFFEE, BOWIE IS TICKETS, KHIZR KHAN, KATHY NAJIMY, + 17 THURS EVENTS

around town today

general admission tickets to the mega-popular traveling ‘david bowie is’ exhibition, making it’s final stop at the brooklyn museum 3/2-6/18, are now on sale. the exhibition presents 400 objects from the david bowie archive, including original costumes, handwritten lyric sheets, original album art, photos, videos, and more. $20-25 general, $12-16 students/seniors includes general museum admission ($35 ‘skip the line’ and premium tickets are also available). >>

2pm, 7pm: casablanca comes back to select movie theaters in honor of its 75th anniversary. $12.50. >>

2-5pm: get your mid-afternoon pick-me-up on the house, courtesy of free hot coffee at participating au bon pain locations. >>

6pm: avram finkelstein, cofounder of the silence = death collective, and a group of artist-activists share the story of the life-saving art created during the 80’s aids epidemic at a release event for his book, after silence: a history of aids through its images. rizzoli bookstore (flatiron), free admission. >>

6pm (thru 11/26): share your untold truths and feelings on a 1950s typewriter and become part of the narrative at multimedia artist diego romero’s ‘the typing machine‘ exhibition. el barrio’s artspace ps109 (east harlem), free (rsvp). >>

6-9pm: explore two dozen neighborhood art spaces during the quarterly tribeca art+culture night. free. >>

7pm: gold star father and famed 2016 dnc speaker khizr khan discusses his family’s experience of their pursuit of the american dream in his new book, an american family: a memoir of hope and sacrifice. barnes + noble 82nd + broadway, priority seating with purchase of the book from this location. >>

7pm: get agriculture-d at a release party for stone barns center’s essay collection letters to a young farmer: on food, farming and our future, including a book signing, panel discussion, giveaways, and free food + beer. patagonia soho, free admission. >>

7:30pm doors, 8pm show: get in on the ground floor at ground floor comedy channel’s live show, a night of stand-up and live jazz featuring ana fabrega (at home with amy sedaris), catherine cohen (difficult people), ikechukwu ufomadu (ike at night), brad howe, meaghan strickland, tim lamphier and more. hosted by thomas fricilone and kelly cooper. brooklyn art library (williamsburg), free. >>

8pm (monthly): the ditmas lit reading series returns with writers george michelsen foy (the assassin storm), sarah gerard (sunshine state), pamela ryder (a tendency to be gone), and katie willingham (unlikely designs). hinterlands bar (kensington/flatbush), free. >>

8pm (weekly): the let’s see, what else? comedy show features chris distefano (comedy central), mary mack (conan), krystyna hutchinson (guys we f**ked), and brandon scott wolf (ucb). hosted by courtney maginnis and tom delgado. poco restaurant and bar (alphabet city), free. >>

8pm doors, 8:30pm show (weekly): $3 beer specials are a good sign that you don’t gotta drink with your pinky out to fit in at the fancy show stand-up comedy show. tonight: nathan macintosh (colbert), mike drucker (bill nye saves the world), ramy youssef (colbert), sonia denis (comedy central), and tito garza (funnyordie). hosted by rob haze (comedy central). the douglass (park slope/gowanus), free. >>

8:30pm (monthly): defne gencler and blair dawson host the u up? comedy show, featuring stand up and a half-time storytelling portion where audience members can share a dating/love/sex anecdote to compete for a prize from babeland. the corners (bed-stuy), free. >>

8:30pm doors, 9pm show (weekly): stay in the loop with the comedians you should know show. tonight: judah friedlander (30 rock), dave landau (this is not happening), yedoye travis (colbert), ester steinberg, blake burkhart, lane pieschel, and david drake. hosted by saurin choksi (brown privilege). gutter bar (williamsburg), $5. >>

9pm doors, 9:30pm show (monthly): the tale storytelling show celebrates its five-year anniversary with seasoned stories spun by jena friedman (the daily show), michele carlo (fish out of agua), and michael small (msnbc). hosted by harmon leon (this american life, vice). the red room at kgb bar (east village), $7. >>

just added! 11pm: kathy najimy (hocus pocus), john reynolds (stranger things), and lauren duca (teen vogue) are guests at the way past your bedtime variety talk show. ucb chelsea, $5.. >>

thru 12/3 (weds-sun): take a spin thru though the history of wheel of fortune at a 35th anniversary exhibit of photos, memorabilia, and videos from the highest rated syndicated show in tv history. hosts pat sajak + vanna white and executive producer harry friedman will be in person at a discussion 11/15 6:30pm ($25-32). the paley center for media (midtown west), admission to the exhibit is free. >>

thru 2/4: ‘edvard munch: between the clock and the bed’ at the met breuer features 43 of the artist’s compositions created over a span of six decades, including 16 self-portraits and works that have never before been seen in the us. suggested admission: the met breuer (ues), $25 general, $17 seniors, $12 students. >>

check our website for ongoing events. >>

coming up

11/16 11am-8pm (thru 12/24, closed thanksgiving): urbanspace’s outdoor holiday markets return for the season, starting with the opening of the 150-vendor union square park location today, the garment district on 11/20, and columbus circle on 11/28. >>

11/16 5-8pm: abcmkt night: sample, taste, learn and shop from two dozen local vendors selling sustainable, handmade home goods and food + beverages. abc carpet + home (flatiron), free admission. >>

11/16 5:30pm: macy’s herald square unveils its holiday windows with a bit of fanfare including music and a pyrotechnic display. >>

11/16 6:30pm: how has the state of inequality shifted under the trump administration and what are the prospects for change? new america nyc and the nyu mcsilver institute for poverty policy and research invite a panel of leaders from women in need, moveon, and a long walk home for to discuss. tumblr hq (flatiron), free (rsvp). >>

11/16 6:30pm doors: a panel of artists and public art facilitators discuss building connections through public art in the lower east side as part of the talk + taste series at essex street market (les). free. >>

11/16 7pm doors, 8pm show (monthly): your wallet doesn’t need to be full for the runnin’ on empty stand-up comedy show, which features a mix of pros and up-and-comers. performers for tonight’s two-year anniversary show include sasheer zamata (snl), matteo lane (seth meyers), giulia rozzi (chelsea lately), gabe gonzalez (inside amy schumer), chanel ali, and charlie bardey. hosted by yotam tubul and lisa franklin. le poisson rouge’s gallery bar (greenwich village), $3. >>

11/16 7:30pm doors, 8pm show (monthly): a drinking game nyc casts actors in a live staged reading of a beloved 80s or 90s movie and turns the whole thing into– you guessed it, a drinking game. tonight, stumble with them through the three amigos. littlefield (gowanus), $10. >>

11/16 8pm: explore the impact of punk music outside of the uk and us at a release event for james greene’s new book, brave punk world: the international rock underground from alerta roja to z-off. quimby’s bookstore (williamsburg), free. >>

11/16 8pm (monthly): negativity has no chance at the on a lighter note comedy show, which strives to brighten these dark days by requiring every performer to say something positive at the end of their set. tonight’s show includes kendra cunningham (last comic standing), mike recine (comedy central), christi chiello (girl code), kevin barnett (adult swim), and gabriel pacheco knockin’ boots). hosted by dan wilbur (better book titles). the back room at halyards (gowanus), free. >>

11/16 8pm-2am (monthly): immerse yourself in computer-generated media at the warper party, featuring a dozen live electronic music acts and projected visuals on two floors. the keep (ridgewood), free. >>

11/16 8pm doors, 8:30pm show (almost weekly): the pacific stand-up comedy show returns with performances by ben kronberg (comedy central), fareeha khan (mtv), emmy blotnick (the president show, wanjiko eke, and justin flanagan. hosted by tony zaret (the meme team). pacific standard (park slope/gowanus), free. >>

11/16 11:30pm: for the release of his new album radio silence, rapper talib kweli djs a special edition of brooklyn bowl’s bowl train party. brooklyn bowl (williamsburg), $10. >>

11/16-19: find traditional foods, decorations, handmade apparel + accessories, and more at the annual norwegian seamen’s church (11/16-19) and swedish seamen’s church (11/17-19) christmas fairs.

11/16-19: willfilm, the williamsburg independent movie festival, returns for an eighth year with features, shorts, docs, and an awards ceremony. wythe hotel (williamsburg), $15. >>

11/16-19: one isn’t the loneliest number at the annual solocom festival, where more than 100 solo comedic works from artists around the world will premiere, including storytelling, characters, sketch, music, dance, drag, magic, and more. the pit, $10/show, $30 pass. >>

11/16-2/4: arriving on time, the new york transit museum’s 16th annual holiday train show features a 34′-long layout with running vintage lionel subway and metro-north train models. new york city transit museum gallery annex at grand central (midtown east), free admission. >>

11/16-3/25: instagram alert: erwin redl’s new public art installation, whiteout, transforms madison square park’s central lawn into a suspended blanket of white led lights. for thursday’s opening, twelve trumpet players will stroll through the park with sounds (5-6pm). free. >>

ticket deals

sponsored: just $15 for the world premiere of the briefly dead at 59e59 theatres thur 11/21 (reg. $25). >>

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JUST $15 FOR WORLD PREMIERE PLAY, “THE BRIEFLY DEAD” (SPONSORED)

Adjusted Realists presents
THE BRIEFLY DEAD

By Stephen Kaliski
Directed by Elizabeth Ostler

Good news: you actually can bring the love of your life back from the dead.

Bad news: breakfast the next morning is really awkward.

When it comes to the unexpected resurrection of his beloved wife Alcestis, King Admetos learns the hard way that the aftermath of a miracle ain’t as peachy as we might assume.

From the team behind Gluten! at 59E59 Theaters comes this reinvention of a classic Ancient Greek play with a sharply contemporary celebration of its powerful heroine returning home to settle the score.

Use code SKINT to snag $15 tickets* (Reg. $25)
Valid for performances through November 21

Performances: Tue, Wed, Thu 7:30, Fri 8:30, Sat 2:30 & 8:30, Sun 3:30

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