FRI, 10/15: FOUR FILM FESTS, CHINATOWN ARTS WEEK, SUNSET PARK WIDE OPEN, AND MORE

friday

fri thru 10/22: four film festivals: keep it reel at these four themed film festivals:
14th annual imagine science film festival. online, free. (thru 10/22) >>
17th new york city short film festival. symphony space (uws) and online, $5. (thru 10/17) >>
annual wildlife conservation film festival. cinema village (greenwich village). $15 adv, $25 door. (thru 10/21) >>
newfest: 33rd annual new york lgbtq+ film festival. various locations and online, $14+. (thru 10/26) >>

fri thru 10/24: chinatown arts week: get immersed in chinatown’s arts, food, and culture during the fourth annual chinatown arts week, featuring live music, dance, puppetry, and spoken word performances, art installations, workshops, a night market, and more. various locations, free. >>

fri thru 10/17: sunset park wide open: eight sunset park arts organizations open their doors for three days of open studios, art exhibitions, artist meet + greets, music performances, and more. free admission. >>

fri (various times): free outdoor movies (weather permitting):
bill + ted face the music at tudor park (ozone park, queens >>
hocus pocus at joyce kilmer park (bronx) >>
in the heights at highbridge park (washington heights) >>
poltergeist at john golden park (bayside) >>
scary stories to tell in the dark at monsignor mcgolrick park (greenpoint) >>

fri 7-10pm (fridays thru 10/22): dreamland roller disco: let the good times roll at lola star’s weekly outdoor skate party. tonight’s theme: mean girls vs clueless – ‘90s and 00s pop. lefrak center at lakeside prospect park, $24 admission includes skate rental (lockers available for $3-8). >>

fri 7:30pm (monthly): kweendom: come out for the kweendom lgbtq+ comedy and storytelling show, featuring performances by emma willmann, calvin cato, kelli dunham, matt storrs, and sheria mattis. hosted by bobby hankinson. pete’s candy store (williamsburg), free (donations are welcome and will benefit immigration equality). >>

fri 8pm: venash*tshow: night of 69 guy fieris: holy moly stromboli! a dozen performers give their own takes on tv’s mayor of flavortown at burlesque performer venatrix’s guy fieri-themed drag and burlesque show. the windjammer (ridgewood), $10 suggested donation will benefit the innocence project. >>

fri 8pm (+ sat): through the looking glass: a drag tribute to alice in wonderland: follow eight brooklyn drag artists down the rabbit hole of lewis carroll’s classic tale. the brick (williamsburg), free admission. >>

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 patrick schroeder (comedy central), kenice mobley (fallon), ryan donahue (kimmel), yoshiko watson (new york magazine), wilfred padua (npr), and camille roberts. free (a tip jar will be passed around). >>

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thalia book club: kirstin valdez quade, the five wounds: the thalia book club makes its triumphant return to symphony space on monday, october 25 with a miraculous debut novel from a writer whose stories have been hailed as ‘legitimate masterpieces’ by the new york times. brit bennett (the vanishing half) joins to lead the conversation about the five wounds, which follows a new mexican family’s extraordinary year of love and sacrifice, as five generations converge around the birth of an unexpected baby. robin de jesús (the boys in the band) will read an excerpt from the novel. just $7 with promo code ‘skint’ (plus service charge). >>

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we know there’s no shortage of sources for news and safety updates. what is scarce is periodic distraction. so for the time being, in keeping with our efforts to support our performance and cultural community, the skint will be sending out periodic emails about local openings, event streams and other related resources to help occupy your time. if you know of something that might fit the bill, feel free to send us the details using the contact form on our website.

stay safe and healthy.

– the skint

THURS, 10/14: MORTIFIED, BK HORROR FILM FEST, A FOUNTAIN FOR SURVIVORS, AND MORE

thursday

thurs thru 3/27/2022: peter max: cosmic advertising: a new exhibition at poster house offers a rare glimpse at the early work of peter max, the most commercially successful pop artist to emerge from the psychedelic ‘60s. a selection of max’s trippy graphics, which have adorned everything from the manhattan yellow pages to the body of a boeing 777, will be on display thru march of 2022. poster house (flatiron), $12 general, $8 students/seniors, free admission to all on fridays. >>

thurs thru 12/8: pamela council: a fountain for survivors: nailed it. artist pamela council unveils an 18-foot-tall fountain covered in 400,000 acrylic nails, the latest in their fountains for black joy sculpture series. duffy square in times square, free. >>

thurs thru 10/24: electric’s west side story (on the lower east side): emmy-winning playwright, director, and performer william electric black takes a wide-ranging look at the classic musical west side story, its place in history and today, and the issues it presents. theater for the new city (east village), $18 general, $15 students/seniors. >>

🎃 thurs thru 10/21: sixth annual brooklyn horror film festival: with a focus on new york-made horror and lgbtq+ curation, this year’s brooklyn horror film fest scares up six short film blocks and 14 features, including lucile hadžihalilović’s earwig, netflix’s vampire thriller night teeth, gaspar noé’s lux eterna, and more. nitehawk cinema, williamsburg cinemas, and stuart cinema, various prices. >>

thurs thru 10/17: chelsea film festival: the ninth edition of the chelsea film fest showcases 141 films by emerging filmmakers from 21 countries, along with industry talks, master classes, filmmaker q+as, and more. regal union square and online, $15. >>

thurs (various times): free outdoor movies (weather permitting):
climate-inspired films from the 11th annual creative climate awards at pearl street triangle (cumbo) >>
superman at 28 liberty’s south plaza (fidi) >>
forbidden planet at east river esplanade (murray hill) >>
grease at the washington square park arch (greenwich village) >>

thurs 4-10pm (+ 11/11): uptown night market: the outdoor food and entertainment extravaganza returns to west harlem with 40+ local vendors, live performances, and artisans. 12th avenue and west 133rd street, free admission. >>

thurs 7pm: lyrics, lit + liquor: theater artist and writer amanda miller hosts a variety show filled with crime fiction, poetry, live music, comedy, and subculture-themed trivia. gene frankel theatre (noho), free. >>

thurs 8pm: queer brooklyn: a literary evening: lgbtq+ poets, playwrights, musicians, and fiction writers share their latest works and examine brooklyn’s queer history during this one-night-only literary salon. irish haven bar (sunset park), free. >>

🎃 thurs 8pm (monthly): galactic terrors online reading series: enjoy stories from beyond the shadows and live q+a with the authors during the galactic terrors live reading series, presented by the horror writers association new york chapter. online, free. >>

thurs 8pm: mortified: from journals to angsty poetry to home movies, adults share their most embarrassing childhood artifacts at the mortified storytelling show, returning to littlefield (gowanus) for the first time since the start of the pandemic. $12. >>

thurs 8pm: off the record: comics tell it like it is at the off the record comedy show, returning to the nook café and craft beer bar (bushwick) with standup by rebecca o’neal (comedy central), brittany carney (comedy central), martin urbano (kimmel), dylan adler (hulu), and rachel mccartney (pbs). hosted by by ben siy-hian and chloe mcgovern. free. >>

thurs 8pm (monthly): would you rather? comedy show: hosts maggie maxwell and andre medrano ask comedians to make tough choices at the would you rather show. tonight’s edition features anthony devito (comedy central), leclerc andre (fallon), emily winter (one day smarter), alysia brown (vulture), and kendall farrell (sirius xm). friends and lovers (crown heights), $5. >>

thurs 8pm: (thru sat): stand up à la mode: add something cool to your night out when the stand up à la mode comedy show takes the stage at local ice cream shops. thurs: tipsy scoop in williamsburg (free admission, ice cream will be available for purchase); fri + sat: ample hills creamery in gowanus ($10 admission includes a free small ice cream). >>

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our roundup of 100+ ongoing events: public art, flea markets, and more. >>

submissions

we know there’s no shortage of sources for news and safety updates. what is scarce is periodic distraction. so for the time being, in keeping with our efforts to support our performance and cultural community, the skint will be sending out periodic emails about local openings, event streams and other related resources to help occupy your time. if you know of something that might fit the bill, feel free to send us the details using the contact form on our website.

stay safe and healthy.

– the skint

WEDS, 10/13: HUMANS OF NEW YORK, FALL FOR DANCE FEST, JEOPARTY, AND MORE

wednesday

weds 6pm: pitch roulette: an electric literature virtual salon: what goes through an editor’s mind when they read a pitch? fins out when electric literature editor-in-chief denne michele norris and executive director halimah marcus review anonymous pitches live on screen, sharing their immediate reactions as they go. online, $10. >>

weds 6pm: the meatpacking district through the eyes of a fifth generation meat purveyor’s daughter: jacquie ottman, descendant of the ‘tiffany of the meat business’ ottman + company, recounts the history of her storied family business dating back to 1859 in a conversation on her 2017 book, ottman + company: a daughter remembers. presented by village preservation. online, free. >>

🎃 weds 6pm: haunted history: spirits of the merchant’s house, past + present: is the east village’s merchant’s house museum really haunted? paranormal investigator dan sturges delves into the strange and chilling happenings throughout the museum’s history, the methods and findings of past paranormal investigations, and the results of research conducted while the museum was closed due to covid-19. online, $13. >>

weds 7pm: robyn hitchcock: somewhere apart: singer-songwriter robyn hitchcock introduces his new book, somewhere apart: selected lyrics 1977-1997, a collection of 73 song lyrics and illustrations, in a conversation with rolling stone senior editor david fricke. mcnally jackson booksellers (seaport), free admission (rsvp). >>

🎃 weds 7pm, 9:55pm (wednesdays thru 10/27, + 10/31): hitchcocktober: village east cinema gets in the spirit of the season with weekly screenings of thrillers from the master of suspense. tonight: north by northwest (1959). $16. >>

weds 7:30pm: book launch: the redemption of bobby love with brandon stanton: bobby and cheryl love, the couple whose true story was first captured in humans of new york, recount their dramatic journey–as an escaped convict and his wife of 35+ years who never knew his secret–in a conversation about their new book, the redemption of bobby love: a story of faith, family, and justice, with humans of new york’s brandon stanton. presented by greenlight bookstore. online, free. >>

weds 7:30pm: fashion puh-leeze: self-proclaimed sartorialists (on a budget) and comedians anna roisman (hq words) and maya deshmukh (azn pop!) invite their comedian friends and fashion experts to discuss everyday lewks, seasonal trends, and award show styles viewed very far away from the red carpet. union hall (park slope), $15. >>

🎃 sponsored: weds 8pm (wednesdays thru 10/27, + 10/31): outdoor cinema at parklife: visit parklife (gowanus) for tacos, cocktails, and cult classics projected on the big screen (weather permitting). we’ll be getting spooky with our favorite movies this month. tonight: beetlejuice. free admission (food/beverage purchase required). >>

weds 8pm: jeoparty!: from ophira eisenberg, the host of npr’s ask me another, comes jeoparty!, a side-splitting spin on the jeopardy game show featuring standup comics as contestants and a mixture of real and invented trivia questions. tonight’s contestants: michael kosta (the daily show), josh gondelman (desus + mero), and shalewa sharpe (2 dope queens). littlefield (gowanus), $10 >>

weds 8pm (thru 10/24): fall for dance festival: experience live dance in five unique programs—each featuring three different groups of world-renowned artists and companies at new york city center—for just $15. >>

weds 9:30pm: dyking out live with guest jenna lyons: carolyn bergier and melody kamali host a live recording of their dyking out podcast with special guest jenna lyons, fashion designer and former president and executive creative director of j. crew. caveat (les), $15 adv, $20 door, $10 livestream. >>

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Carnegie Hall reopened “with a blaze” last week, as The Philadelphia Orchestra began its complete Beethoven symphony cycle with an “exciting and unpredictable” treatment of the Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony (The New York Times).

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Symphony No. 4
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ongoing

our roundup of 100+ ongoing events: outdoor fitness classes, public art, flea markets, and more. >>

submissions

we know there’s no shortage of sources for news and safety updates. what is scarce is periodic distraction. so for the time being, in keeping with our efforts to support our performance and cultural community, the skint will be sending out periodic emails about local openings, event streams and other related resources to help occupy your time. if you know of something that might fit the bill, feel free to send us the details using the contact form on our website.

stay safe and healthy.

– the skint