around town today

thru 1/27: save 25-75% on display and slightly damaged art books at the taschen sale (soho). >>

rescheduled from 1/22: 1/24 6pm: singer and songwriter maggie rogers signs copies of her debut album at rough trade (williamsburg). $15.99+. >>

just added: 6-8pm (on view thru 3/2): exhibition openings: andy warhol: polaroid portraits, les lalanne, theodora allen, max ernst, and matvey levenstein. kasmin gallery (several venues in chelsea), free. >>

7pm (on view thru 3/28): czech center new york (ues) hosts ‘tender,’ a group exhibition of contemporary czech photography. opening reception and curator talk tonight. free (rsvp) nsfw link. >>

7pm (monthly): storytellers share true, bizarre tales about their lives at sideshow goshko, hosted by award-winning storyteller leslie goshko. tonight’s 10-year anniversary show includes guests gastor almonte (comedy central), andy christie (the new york times), and adam wade (20-time moth storyslam winner). bonus: 10 winners of a trivia challenge will each receive a free bottle of ‘sideshow sauce’ (wine). kgb bar (east village), free. >>

7pm: pitch her productions, a non-profit production company promoting the advancement of women in the film industry, presents women aren’t funny, an evening of short comedic films, episodes and music videos created by women. a panel discussion with q+a follows. the local ny (lic), $10 (a portion of the proceeds will go to comic relief). >>

7pm: are cooking shows not funny enough for you? presents seeks to remedy that, screening popular food shows while comedians provide commentary and stand-up. the back room at halyards (gowanus), free. >>

7pm doors, 8pm show (monthly): at the drunk science show, three inebriated comedians compete to present the best dissertation to a real scientist. this month’s ‘volcanoes’ theme features dr. terry ann plank, ph.d (geochemist, volcanologist, earth science professor) and comedians josh sharp (the opposition with jordan klepper), hanna dickinson (comedy central) and jes tom. hosted by joanna rothkopf (esquire), shannon odell (neuroscience phd candidate), and jordan mendoza (once was pre-med). littlefield (gowanus), $5 adv, $8 dos. >>

8pm (weekly): unplug at the airplane mode comedy show, featuring sets by mike recine (conan), jenny zigrino (comedy central), olivia grace (roast battle), and erica spera (live at gotham). hosted by geoffrey asmus, rohan padhye, and raghav mehta. cherry tree (park slope/gowanus), free. >>

8pm: 12-piece pink floyd tribute act dark side of the hudson performs wish you were here, animals, and the dark side of the moon in their entirety, alongside live projections at brooklyn bowl (williamsburg). $15. >>

8pm doors, 8:30pm show (weekly): the pacific stand-up comedy show returns with performances by kat radley (the daily show), patrick schroeder (roast battle), phil rizdon, and lucie steiner. hosted by matt koff (the daily show) and tony zaret. pacific standard (park slope/gowanus), free. >>

8pm doors, 9pm show: rapper and performance artist boyfriend plays rough trade (williamsburg), with opening comedy sets by emily panic, jaclyn coleman, and julie mitchell. $12. >>

9pm doors, 9:30pm show: (monthly): hear personal stories the tellers never thought they’d share in public at the risk! podcast’s live show. tonight’s installment features mike cho, mike bobrinskoy, eleanor brimley, tracey starin, and host kevin allison. caveat (les), $15. >>


Celebrate Winter with the best in craft beer, whiskey and food!

Don’t miss the third annual DIME Best of Brooklyn Food & Beer Festival, coming to Industry City Saturday, January 26.

Starting at only $39 your ticket includes a souvenir tasting glass and unlimited beer from: Brooklyn Brewery, Coney Island Brewery, Braven Brewery, Sixpoint Brewery, War Flag Brewing, Five Boroughs Brewing Co., Kombrewcha and Island To Island Brewery, plus cocktail tastings from Johnnie Walker and Bulleit Whiskey

Enjoy access to curated food on sale from 20+ top chefs, live music by DJ Get Summered and break dancing performances by Wondrous Studio of Breaking.

Use code skint20 for discounted tickets here.

coming up

1/25-7/10, 7/24-1/5/2020: implicit tensions: mapplethorpe now: the guggenheim celebrates the legacy of artist robert mapplethorpe’s work with a yearlong exhibition conceived in two sequential parts and presented in the museum’s mapplethorpe gallery. solomon r. guggenheim museum (ues), $25 general, $18 students/seniors, pay-what-you-wish saturdays 5-8pm. >>

1/25-5/12: immerse yourself in the world of tolkien: maker of middle-earth, an exhibition featuring one of the largest collections ever assembled of j.r.r. tolkien’s original drawings, manuscripts, and maps related to the hobbit, the lord of the rings, and the silmarillion. the morgan library + museum (midtown east), $20 general, $13 students/seniors, free fridays 7-9pm. >>

1/25-2/3: 10 days of winter weather programming takes over bryant park’s winter village for frost fest, including bumper cars on ice (1/26-2/3), a silent disco (1/27), live ice carving (1/27), an ice ball (1/30), a skating showcase with olympian johnny weir and athletes from special olympics new york (2/1), and more. bryant park (midtown west), various prices. >>

1/25-2/3: theater for the new city presents the 44th annual thunderbird american indian dancers in concert, with all proceeds benefiting native american scholarship fund. theater for the new city (east village), $15. >>

1/25-27: get lost in a world of wool at vogue knitting live, an annual three-day crafty person’s paradise filled with workshops, vendors, fashion shows, free lessons, and more. new york marriott marquis (theater district), $20 (classes + lectures extra). >>

1/25-27: say bonjour to animation first, a festival of french animated films that also includes video game demos, immersive exhibits, workshops, and panel discussions. french institute alliance française (ues), $16 general, $10 students, (more for opening night). >>

1/25-26: japan society screens the complete lone wolf and cub series of films, based on the manga series of a father-son duo’s quest for revenge, over two days. japan society (midtown east). $14 general, $11 students/seniors. >>

1/25 3pm: christina hendricks (mad men) and alysia reiner (orange is the new black) discuss their new comedy, egg, at a taping of build. build studios (greenwich village), free (rsvp). >>

1/25 3:30pm: thinking about a career change? it’s not too late. assess your interests, values, and skills from your past jobs at a workshop designed to help you determine a new path. nyp sibl (midtown east), free. >>

1/25 7:30pm (monthly): raise a glass at keanu rosé, an intimate comedy show hosted by real-life couple natalie wall and aaron benoit, and featuring a lineup of guest comedians. branded saloon (prospect heights), free. >>

1/25 7:30pm (monthly): zoom in on laughs at get reel, a comedy show where performers dub over movies live. tonight’s theme: ‘recon.’ hosted by joe castle baker and max wittert. byob. spectacle theater (williamsburg), $5. >>

1/25 7:30pm (+ 1/28-2/1): juilliard’s 35th annual focus! festival presents six free concerts celebrating 75 years of international radio commissioning. peter jay sharp theatre and alice tully hall at lincoln center, free (rsvp required). >>

1/25 8pm (+ 1/26): catch two nights of new choreography for a cause at danspace project’s artist-as-curator series, ‘food for thought.’ danspace project (east village), $5 + two cans of food to benefit the momentum project, or $10 with no cans (cash only). >>

1/25 8pm: greenpoint gallery hosts an open call salon show, with $200 and a solo show going to the winner. free admission. >>

1/25 8pm: freetime, business of dreams, and corduroy play alphaville (bushwick). $8 adv, $10 dos. >>

1/25 8pm doors, 9pm show: petal, sir babygirl, and cave people play rough trade (williamsburg). $15 adv, $18 door. >>

1/25 8:30pm (weekly): see what all the brew-ha-ha is all about at the bitches brew comedy show, featuring stand-up by hari kondabolu (netflix), ashton womack, jen saunderson, damian holmes, and blaire postman. hosted by melissa stokoski. the back room at halyards (gowanus), free (a tip jar will be passed around). >>

1/25 8:30pm doors, 9pm show (biweekly): free pizza, comedy, music, and cheap drinks await at secret loft’s comedy show + dance party. tonight’s show features dewayne perkins (comedy central), tyler richardson (mtv), martin urbano (kimmel), sean donnelly (conan), katie campa (golden spiral), and aminah imani. hosted by petey deabreu. greenwich village location will be sent to ticket purchasers. $5-12 (advance purchase required). >>

1/25 10pm: enter a rave new world, a two-room dance party where 10+ djs will play music that influenced their own style, including acid, french house, electro, booty bass, and more. 101brooklyn (williamsburg), free before midnight with rsvp, $10 otherwise. >>

1/25 10:30pm doors: nyc rockabilly post-punk band screamin’ rebel angels play a record release show at mercury lounge (les). $10 adv, $12 dos. >>

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