THURS, 6/20: FREE SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME TICKETS, POSTER MUSEUM OPENS, OPEN STUDIOS, + 21 FRI EVENTS

around town today

thru 10/6: poster house, the first museum in the u.s. dedicated exclusively to posters, opens in chelsea with inaugural exhibitions alphonse mucha: art nouveau/nouvelle femme and designing through the wall: cyan in the 1990s. $12 general, $8 students/seniors. >>

thru 6/27: 10th edition of the soho international film festival presents full-length features, short films and documentaries from professionals and amateurs alike. village east cinemas, $16+. >>

various times: free outdoor movies (weather permitting):
blackkklansman. wright brothers playground (sugar hill). >>
new york short films. liberty park (wtc). >>
the adventures of priscilla, queen of the desert. tony dapolito recreation center (greenwich village). >>

5:30pm + 6:30pm: try 18 different rosés before you buy your faves at crush wine + spirits’s 14th annual war of the rosés tasting. bonus: all rosés poured will be offered at 10% off. crush wine + spirits (midtown east). free admission (rsvp required). >>

6-8pm (on view thru 6/29): published by the artist: brooklyn edition, ipc’s biennial exhibition and fundraiser, features art by 150+ self-publishing artists and six local print shops priced at $400 or less. opening reception tonight. international print center new york (chelsea), free. >>

6-9pm (quarterly): explore 25 neighborhood art spaces during the summer edition of tribeca art+culture night. free (some events charge admission and/or require separate rsvp). >>

6-9pm (monthly thru december): check out some art after-hours during the lic gallery nights series, where a dozen galleries and art spaces will keep their doors open late. free. >>

6-9pm (thursdays thru 8/15): the summer cocktails at cooper hewitt performance series returns to museum’s terrace and garden, continuing tonight with djs and former prince dancers coco and breezy with musician zak leever. cooper hewitt (ues), $14 adv, $16 door includes museum admission starting at 5pm. >>

6pm pre-show, 8:15pm film ( + 7/16, 8/21, 9/10): museum of the city of new york hosts a series of outdoor screenings on the terrace. tonight: 9 to 5 (1980). free pre-show, $15 for the film and a drink. >>

6:30pm doors, 7pm show: the annual bric celebrate brooklyn! festival continues its 42nd season with tank and the bangas plus cory henry + the funk apostles. prospect park bandshell, free admission ($5 suggested donation). >>

7pm (ends today): with a little luck, you could yell bingo! in bryant park. free. >>

7pm: twen, ghost king, and miss june play union pool (williamsburg). $10 adv, $12 dos. >>

7pm: with more than 100 free and benefit performances from 200 artists in 18 parks across nyc, there’s something for everyone at the annual summerstage event series. tonight: 20th anniversary of internal affairs: pharoahe monch and friends plus miss mocha sunflower the rhythm goddess at von king park (bed-stuy). free. >>

7:30pm: as part of the france rocks festival, barton hartshorn and sophie auster will perform at lincoln center’s david rubenstein atrium (uws). free. >>

7:30pm doors, 8pm show (monthly): fail better with some help from quitters, a comedy and storytelling show that features tales of walking away and performances of abandoned material. tonight’s guests: sagar bhatt (collegehumor), nikki palumbo (mcsweeney’s), malia griggs (comedy central), and jed feiman + nehemiah markos (the new yorker). bonus: you could be chosen to share your own story and get a free drink. hosted by self-proclaimed quitters ian goldstein (splitsider) and sam corbin (the new yorker). c’mon everybody (bed-stuy), $8 adv, $10 door. >>

8pm (+ 6/21 added due to weather): the high line’s ‘out of line’ performance series presents antonio ramos’s no agenda genda, ‘a sci-fi piece of interactive dance theater’ dedicated to the legacy and memory of queer icons and movement-makers. the highline at 30th street, free (rsvp). >>

8pm (weekly): unplug at the airplane mode comedy show, featuring stand-up by doug smith (comedy central), kendall farrell (just come! comedy), hannah widener (sirius xm), kiran deol (nbc), lizzy cassidy, and sam ike. hosted by geoffrey asmus, ben katzner, rohan padhye, and aimee rose ranger. cherry tree (park slope/gowanus), free. >>

8pm doors: new bushwick/bed-stuy bar/music venue the broadway‘s grand opening features music by computer magic, the muckers and nyssa. $10. >>

8:30pm (monthly): saurin choksi hosts the brown privilege comedy show, with performances by joyelle nicole johnson (seth meyers), atheer yacoub (comedy central), kendall farrell (just come! comedy), ratnesh dubey (high maintenance), abe gatling, and jes tom. friends and lovers (crown heights), free ($5 suggested donation). >>

9pm doors, 9:30pm show (monthly): it’s all things html-arious at the internet explorers comedy show, where comedians and actual experts step into the world of the world wide web. tonight’s facebook theme features web experts brandy zadrozny and sam biddle, meatspace’s sarah holder and lora kelley, and comedian anna roisman. caveat (les), $10 adv, $12 door. >>

want more? check our website for a list of more than 60 ongoing events. >>

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coming up

6/21-11/6: basquiat’s ‘defacement’: the untold story: the guggenheim hosts an exhibition of work by jean-michel basquiat and his contemporaries that takes as its starting point the painting the death of michael stewart, which basquiat created to commemorate the death of artist michael stewart following being arrested for graffiti in 1983. solomon r. guggenheim museum (ues), $25 general, $18 students/seniors, pay-what-you-wish saturdays 5-8pm. >>

6/21-7/28 (wednesdays thru sundays): street art exhibit ‘beyond the streets,’ takes over 100,000 square feet of williamsburg’s twenty five kent with work from 150 artists including cornbread, keith haring, lady pink, lee quiñones, shepard fairey, swoon, takashi murakami, and many more. $25. >>

6/21-27: quad cinema presents a 2k restoration of 1984 documentary before stonewall, with filmmakers greta schiller and robert rosenberg, and research director andrea weiss in person at select screenings opening weekend. quad cinema (greenwich village), $16 general, $13 seniors. >>

6/21-27: syndicated celebrates female friendships in film with screenings of booksmart, the first wives club, romy and michele’s high school reunion, ghost world, waiting to exhale, a league of their own, and more. syndicated (bushwick), $7. >>

6/21 various times: free outdoor movies (weather permitting):
annie (1982). morris-jumel mansion (washington heights). >>
apollo 11 documentary. flight deck of the intrepid (hell’s kitchen). >>
aquaman. willowbrook park (staten island). >>
black panther. flushing fields (flushing). >>
black panther. narrows botanical garden (bay ridge). >>
celebration of modern caribbean cinema. lincoln road lawn in prospect park (brooklyn). >>
coco. pier 45 (greenwich village). >>
peppermint soda (diabolo menthe). transmitter park (greenpoint). >>
the joy luck club. columbus park (chinatown). >>
spider-man: into the spide-verse. melrose playground (bronx). >>
spider-man: into the spide-verse. soundview park (bronx). >>

6/21 various times: 1,000 free outdoor performances take over 400 plazas, parks, gardens, and sidewalks in all five boroughs for the 13th annual make music new york day. select highlights include a joe’s pub block party, improv everywhere’s mp3 experiment in prospect park, and participatory ‘mass appeal’ concerts. >>

6/21 6:30-8:30am: rise with the sun at daybreaker’s summer solstice sunrise dance party. sun-colored clothing encouraged. elsewhere (bushwick), $15. >>

6/21 7:30am-7:30pm: find your center at ‘the crossroads of the world’ while joining hundreds of other yogis at the annual solstice in times square outdoor yoga event. free. >>

6/21 12pm (+ 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9): carnegie hall citywide presents a series of free concerts at bryant park, starting today with jayme stone’s folklife . bryant park (midtown west), free. >>

6/21 5-7pm (+ 6/22): six international catamaran teams from around the world will race on the hudson downtown for the first-ever sailgp, viewable from an on-land ‘village’ that offers big screens, live coverage, merch, and the award ceremony. the north cove marina at brookfield place (battery park), free. >>

6/21 5-8pm: decorate a midsummer pole, make flower wreaths, play traditional games, dance to fiddle music, and picnic on the grass at the annual swedish midsummer festival. robert f. wagner, jr. park and pier a plaza (battery park), free admission. >>

6/21 5-9pm (select fridays thru 10/25): the intrepid sea, air + space museum offers free friday night admission on select dates through the season, with programming including lectures, performances, stargazing, and movie screenings. the intrepid sea, air + space museum (hell’s kitchen), reg. $33 general, $31 seniors. >>

6/21 5:30-10pm (thursdays thru 8/29): live at the archway, dumbo’s annual outdoor music and art series, continues with a 10-year anniversary party including hula hooping from big sky works, dance by white wave young soo kim dance company, music by brown rice family, jan bell + the maybelles, and dj cara lee sparry, art projections by light year, and more. food + drink will be available for purchase. the archway under the manhattan bridge (dumbo), free admission. >>

6/21 6pm (weekly thru 7/5): 16 contemporary dance companies give outdoor performances for the contemporary dance at bryant park series. tonight: buglisi dance theatre, von howard project, beatrice capote, and laguardia dance ensemble. bryant park (midtown west), free. >>

6/21 6-10pm: gather around as the sun sets on the longest day of the year for the annual summer solstice celebration at socrates sculpture park (lic). free admission. >>

6/21 6:30pm doors, 7pm show: the annual bric celebrate brooklyn! festival continues its 42nd season with calexico and iron + wine / adia victoria. prospect park bandshell, free admission ($5 suggested donation). >>

6/21 7pm (monthly): the kweendom lgbtq comedy and storytelling show comes out again with a special pride edition featuring stand-up, music, and drag performances, plus free bbq on the patio (meat and veggie options available). pete’s candy store (williamsburg), free (donations are welcome and will benefit immigration equality). >>

6/21 7pm: with more than 100 free and benefit performances from 200 artists in 18 parks across nyc, there’s something for everyone at the annual summerstage event series. tonight: ronakd k. brown / evidence, a dance companyat von king park (bed-stuy). free. free. >>

6/21 7pm: the roxy cinema hosts a 20th anniversary screening of jawbreaker in 35mm, followed by q+a with director darren stein. the roxy cinema (tribeca). $12. >>

6/21 7-10pm: there’ll be no shushing at the library after hours party. tonight’s pride theme includes a literary drag show with drag queen story hour, artist and curator talks, readings from the library’s lgbtq archives, dj sets, the exhibition ‘love and resistance: stonewall 50′ and more. food + drinks will be available for purchase. nypl stephen a. schwarzman building (midtown west), $15 adv for priority admission starting at 7pm, or pay-what-you-wish at the door starting at 8pm. >>

6/21 7:30pm doors, 8pm show: find your groove at a summer solstice funk night, featuring four funktastic bands: the funkrust brass band, loop troupe family band, on the sun, and black jeans + the drawer droppers. littlefield (gowanus), $12 adv, $15 dos. >>

6/21 7:30pm (fridays thru october): lola star’s dreamland roller disco parties return to prospect park with a different theme/focus every friday night through mid-october. tonight: prince purple rain. lefrak center at lakeside prospect park, $20-22 admission includes skate rental. >>

6/21 8pm (monthly): comedians and storytellers recount their most cringeworthy sexual encounters at the awkward sex…and city storytelling show, held in the basement of a sex shop. tonight’s edition features ryan leach, calvin cato, sarah hartshorne, and host natalie wall. bonus: free beer + wine, plus save 15% off store purchases. the pleasure chest (ues), $10 adv with promo code ‘skint’ or $15 at the door if you mention the skint (reg. $15 adv, $20 door). >>

6/21 8pm (season ends tonight): an all-lady lineup of storytellers, stand-ups, improvisers, and character actors perform at the she makes me laugh show. tonight: rebecca weiser, christi chiello, katie hannigan, shalewa sharpe, michaela o’brien, and improv group ladies of microdose. the pit striker stage (gramercy), $11 ($1 of each ticket sold will go to the ally coalition). >>

6/21 8pm: barrow’s intense tasting room in industry city hosts the holy hand grenade stand-up comedy show, featuring jr havlan, babe parker, dave bergmann, sam evans, sally ann hall, jason choi, raj belani, and alex koltchak. free. >>

6/21 8pm doors (thru august): the annual rooftop films series continues with animation block party shorts, plus filmmaker q+a, live music by the illustrious blacks, and an after party with free drinks. industry city, $16. >>

6/21 8:30pm (weekly): see what all the brew-ha-ha is all about at the bitches brew comedy show, featuring stand-up by rob cantrell (comedy central), sam morrison (sirius xm), chanel ali, dan perlman, and ben katzner. hosted by naomi karavani. the back room at halyards (gowanus), free (a tip jar will be passed around). >>

6/21 9:30pm (fridays thru 8/30): fireworks light up the coney island sky, every friday through the summer. >>

6/21 11pm (monthly): comedians live-riff over a screening of 1986’s howard the duck at tonight’s edition of the ‘movies r dumb’ series. hosted by chris gersbeck. q.e.d. (astoria), $10. >>

ticket deals

rsvp for free tickets to an advance screening of spider-man: far from home at amc loews lincoln square 13 on wednesday, 6/26 at 7pm. limited number available. >>

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