TUES, 1/15: TROLL MUSEUM, GOOD AND MAD, DEBRA GRANIK, + 17 WEDS EVENTS

around town today

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thru 3/23: sounding circuits: audible histories, a new exhibition at the new york public library for the performing arts, features an immersive multi-channel audio system surrounded by rare objects, artifacts, and recordings from the early history of electronic music from the 1950s to the present. new york public library for the performing arts (uws), free. >>

thru 1/20: reverend jen’s beloved troll museum returns for a week-long installation at the ace hotel’s lobby (flatiron). no need to pay the troll toll to get in- admission is free. >>

6pm: the american folk art museum celebrates its exhibition of master figurative coffin craftsman paa joe and the culture of his native ghana with a screening of documentary paa joe and the lion, followed by filmmaker q+a, a musical performance by a ghanaian drumming ensemble, and a ghanaian street snack reception. the american folk art museum (uws), $5. >>

6:30pm: writer rebecca traister presents her new book about the history of female anger as political fuel, good and mad: the revolutionary power of women’s anger, in conversation with women who made new york author julie scelfo. brooklyn historical society (brooklyn heights), $10. >>

6:30pm: how can music be used as a weapon? musicologist kristy barbacane gives a talk on dangerous music at brooklyn brainery (prospect heights). $11. >>

7pm: war reporter dahr jamail turns his investigative eye toward climate change in a talk on his new book, the end of ice: bearing witness and finding meaning in the path of climate disruption. mcnally jackson (williamsburg), free. >>

7pm: an axe to grind. music critic ian port shares the two guitar makers’ battle for rock n’ roll supremacy in a talk on his new book, the birth of loud: les paul, leo fender, and the guitar-pioneering rivalry that shaped rock n’ roll. book culture on columbus (upper west side), free. >>

7pm (weekly): tommy mcnamara and luke mones host the boardwalk stand-up comedy show, featuring jo firestone (fallon), daniel simonsen (seth meyers), brendan eyre (comedy central), aminah imani, and gena gephart. coney island baby nyc (east village/alphabet city), free. >>

8:30pm (weekly): the just come! comedy show, hosted by pamela ross and kendall farrell, returns with performances by joe zimmerman (fallon), chloe radcliffe (epix), fumi abe (mtv), david tveite (last comic standing), rebecca o’neal (2 dope queens), and kenny deforest (hbo). the graham (east williamsburg), free ($5 suggested donation). >>

9:15pm: filmmaker debra granik (winter’s bone, down to the bone) will introduce a screening of her 2018 feature leave no trace at the metrograph (les). $15. >>

coming up

1/16-29: the annual zlatne uste golden festival showcases more than 50 balkan bands and acts at the grand prospect hall over two nights (1/18-19). tickets to the fest ($35-55) are a bit out of the skint’s regular price range, but there are several related events before and after that are free-$20.

1/16-24: internationally top-ranking squash players will compete in a glass-enclosed court housed in grand central terminal for the 22nd annual j.p. morgan tournament of champions. grand central terminal’s vanderbilt hall (midtown east). free standing room, $10+ for seated. >>

1/16 6pm doors, 6:30pm show: a panel of experts gather to discuss the implications of the midterm elections and the role that race and gender continue to play in american politics. scheduled: christina greer (black ethics: race, immigration, and the pursuit of the american dream), tsedale m. melaku (you don’t look like a lawyer: black women and systemic gendered racism), jamila michener (fragmented democracy: medicaid, federalism, and unequal politics), and alexis grenell (new york daily news). brooklyn historical society (brooklyn heights), $5. >>

1/16 6pm doors, 7pm show: the tenth annual silver sound showdown music + video festival showcases four live bands and 25 music videos, with the winning band and director getting paired up for a music video production package valued at $10,000. brooklyn bowl (williamsburg), $10. >>

1/16 6:45pm: directors betsy west and julie cohen will do q+a following a screening of their ruth bader ginsburg portrait, rbg, at ifc center (greenwich village). $16 general, $13 seniors. >>

1/16 7pm: taking approaches both loving and scathing, the drunk education folks roast ‘great’ literary men at housing works bookstore cafe (soho). free. >>

1/16 7pm: munya, hideout, and pueblo play elsewhere (east williamsburg/bushwick). $10 adv, $12 dos. >>

1/16 7:30pm (monthly): a trio of astronomers returning from the 233rd meeting of the american astronomical society in seattle will share new developments they learned at this month’s installment of the astronomy on tap discussion series. trivia at 7:30pm, talks at 8pm. the way station (prospect heights), free. >>

1/16 7:30pm: laughter is the best medicine at the laugh through the pain comedy show, hosted by chloe holmes and jax dell’osso. q.e.d. (astoria), $8. >>

1/16 7:30pm doors, 8pm show (monthly): the hack city comedy show returns with standup by luke touma (ucb), subhah agarwal (comedy central), eagle witt (mtv), reggie conquest (siriusxm), and gracie canaan. hosted by fumi abe (mtv) and michael nguyen (someecards). bonus: the first 50 attendees will get a free beer. canal street market, free admission. >>

1/16 8pm (monthly): the ditmas lit reading series rings in the new year with readings by poets ivanna baranova (poetry is dead), sarah bridgins (tin house) and diane mehta (forests with castanets), plus epiphany magazine managing editor j.t. price. hinterlands bar (kensington/flatbush), free. >>

1/16 8pm (monthly): don’t worry about your social status at the no cool kids comedy show, where comedians will talk about their awkward youth, complete with photo evidence. tonight’s show features carmen lagala (colbert), jes tom (reductress), sarah kennedy (today show), veronica garza (npr), rebecca o’neal (easy), and sarah tollemache (last comic standing). hosted by bob gurnett and lauren vino. starr bar (bushwick), free. >>

1/16 8pm (weekly): the let’s see, what else? comedy show features mia jackson (comedy central), matt ruby (laughs), luke touma (ucb), and quan wiggins. hosted by courtney maginnis and tom delgado. poco restaurant and bar (alphabet city), free. >>

1/16 8pm (weekly): the side ponytail comedy show features stand up from shalewa sharpe (fallon), subhah agarwal (the jim jeffries show), steven rogers (college humor), wilfred padua (npr), and isabel hagen (roastmasters). hosted by julia shiplett. friends and lovers (crown heights), free ($5 suggested donation). >>

1/16 8pm: teen, clavvs, and mara connor play a free dr. martens presents concert at baby’s all right. free (rsvp). >>

1/16 8:30pm doors, 9pm show (weekly): stay in the loop with the comedians you should know show. tonight: sydnee washington (the unofficial expert), phil hanley (seth meyers), josh johnson (the daily show), dj demers (conan), gena gephart (reductress), and jeff steinbrunner. hosted by saurin choksi. gutter bar (williamsburg), $5. >>

1/16 9pm doors, 9:30pm show (monthly): it’s all things html-arious at the internet explorers comedy show, where comedians give fake stem-inspired lectures and one ends up with a new website based on audience suggestions. tonight’s online gaming theme features comedians jo firestone (comedy central), mary beth barone (the exhibition) and angel yau, game developer jess fiorini, a live game demo from pete vigeant, and music by the square roots. hosted by mark vigeant. caveat (les), $10. >>

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MON, 1/14: GREAT BRIDAL EXPO, CLOTHING/STUFF SWAP, + 10 TUES EVENTS

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5:30-9:30pm: meet with nearly 50 vendors face-to-face eager to help you plan your big day at the annual touring great bridal expo. new york marriott marquis (midtown west), $10. >>

7:30pm doors, 8pm show (weekly): the butterboy comedy show, helmed by jo firestone and maeve higgins with dj donwill, returns with standup by janelle james (netflix), dave hill (@midnight), seaton smith (seth meyers), sean donnelly (comedy central), ashley gavin (gotham comedy live), and katie boyle (transplants). littlefield (gowanus), $10. >>

8pm-midnight: get rid of your old stuff and score some new (to you) stuff while jamming to tunes at the thrift on! clothing and stuff swap party. the keep (ridgewood), free admission. >>

8pm (biweekly): joe rumrill hosts the powerhouse comedy show, featuring standup by nick grunerud (the special without brett davis), lorelei ramirez (vice), and julio torres (snl). tilt (bushwick), free. >>

8pm (monthly): this month’s installment of the franklin park reading series features short fiction writers hannah tinti (the good thief), chaya bhuvaneswar (white dancing elephants), laura adamczyk (hardly children), kem joy ukwu (locked gray / linked blue), and matthew daddona (tin house). franklin park (crown heights), free. >>

8pm (monthly): necromancers of the public domain: every month, theater of the apes plucks a long-forgotten book from the shelves of the new york society library and resurrects it as a low-budget variety show. tonight: 1918’s hints and observations for those investigating the phenomena of spiritualism by w.j. crawford. the tank (midtown west), $15. >>

8pm (weekly): the savage comedy show includes stand up by ryan schutt (2 dope queens), sam morrison (pbs), emily winter (the new york times), rohan padhye (airplane mode), and aimee rose ranger (the ranger zone). bonus: chances to win free drinks and local show tickets with email rsvp. fawkner (cobble hill/boerum hill), free. >>

8pm doors, 9pm show: the regular comedy show returns with a night of stand up by phoebe robinson (2 dope queens), jamie lee (crashing), the lucas brothers (netflix), and tim dillon (comedy central). villain (williamsburg), $9 with promo code ‘skint’ (reg. $15). >>

8:30pm (monthly): comedian myq kaplan (comedy central presents) hosts an evening of stand up by xazmin garza, anya volz, and guitler raphael. q.e.d. (astoria), $6 admission benefits justice for all and surj nyc. >>

11pm (weekly): comics do standup, characters, and other weirdness at the dirty laundry comedy show, this week featuring abbi crutchfield (trutv), matt barats (the onion), taylor ortega + max dylan ash (clickhole), chloe radcliffe (comics to watch), marcia belsky (misandry), and brittany carney. hosted by jess salomon. ucb hell’s kitchen (hell’s kitchen), free. >>

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coming up

1/15-3/23: sounding sircuits: audible histories, a new exhibition at the new york public library for the performing arts, features an immersive multi-channel audio system surrounded by rare objects, artifacts, and recordings from the early history of electronic music from the 1950s to the present. new york public library for the performing arts (uws), free. >>

1/15-20: reverend jen’s beloved troll museum returns for a week-long installation at the ace hotel’s lobby (flatiron). no need to pay the troll toll to get in- admission is free. >>

1/15 6pm: the american folk art museum celebrates its exhibition of master figurative coffin craftsman paa joe and the culture of his native ghana with a screening of documentary paa joe and the lion, followed by filmmaker q+a, a musical performance by a ghanaian drumming ensemble, and a ghanaian street snack reception. the american folk art museum (uws), $5. >>

1/15 6:30pm: writer rebecca traister presents her new book about the history of female anger as political fuel, good and mad: the revolutionary power of women’s anger, in conversation with women who made new york author julie scelfo. brooklyn historical society (brooklyn heights), $10. >>

1/15 6:30pm: how can music be used as a weapon? musicologist kristy barbacane gives a talk on dangerous music at brooklyn brainery (prospect heights). $11. >>

1/15 7pm: war reporter dahr jamail turns his investigative eye toward climate change in a talk on his new book, the end of ice: bearing witness and finding meaning in the path of climate disruption. mcnally jackson (williamsburg), free. >>

1/15 7pm: an axe to grind. music critic ian port shares the two guitar makers’ battle for rock n’ roll supremacy in a talk on his new book, the birth of loud: les paul, leo fender, and the guitar-pioneering rivalry that shaped rock n’ roll. book culture on columbus (upper west side), free. >>

1/15 7pm (weekly): tommy mcnamara and luke mones host the boardwalk stand-up comedy show, featuring jo firestone (fallon), daniel simonsen (seth meyers), brendan eyre (comedy central), aminah imani, and gena gephart. coney island baby nyc (east village/alphabet city), free. >>

1/15 8:30pm (weekly): the just come! comedy show, hosted by pamela ross and kendall farrell, returns with performances by joe zimmerman (fallon), chloe radcliffe (epix), fumi abe (mtv), david tveite (last comic standing), rebecca o’neal (2 dope queens), and kenny deforest (hbo). the graham (east williamsburg), free ($5 suggested donation). >>

1/15 9:15pm: filmmaker debra granik (winter’s bone, down to the bone) will introduce a screening of her 2018 feature leave no trace at the metrograph (les). $15. >>

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