thurs (various times): free outdoor movies (weather permitting):
brighton beach memoirs at brighton playground >>
captain marvel at chelsea park >>
you’ve got mail at 28 liberty’s south plaza (fidi) >>

thurs thru sun: 31st annual jersey city art + studio tour: explore 125+ artist studios, gallery exhibitions, curated tours, kids events, performances and more during the largest art tour in new jersey. >>

thurs thru sun: 19th annual new york burlesque festival: four days of glitter and glamour in gotham, featuring over 100 performers from around the world in four manhattan and brooklyn venues. $18+. >>

thurs 3pm: world science festival presents: mind your language: metaphor, thought and imagination: a panel of linguists and scientists including noam chomsky, steven pinker, evelina fedorenko, and daniel dor join physicist and author brian greene (the elegant universe) in a conversation on the foundations of language. online, free. >>

thurs 6pm: black designers in american fashion: from enslaved makers to streetwear: museum at the fashion of institute of technology assistant curator elizabeth way, editor of the book black designers in american fashion, and a panel of contributors uncover the hidden histories black american fashion makers from the nineteenth century to the late twentieth century. online, free. >>

thurs 6pm (+ fri): sounds at sunset – american symphony orchestra at brooklyn bridge park: live chamber music underscores sweeping views of the lower manhattan skyline as members of the american symphony orchestra play a series of free concerts at brooklyn bridge park’s pier 3 greenway terrace. tonight: visions trio. free. >>

thurs 7:30pm: good delivery comedy show: comics stand(up) and deliver at natasha vaynblat, cj hunt and james hamilton’s weekly show. tonight’s show—the final one at this venue before moving to union hall in park slope—features ashley brooke roberts (ask me another), janine harouni (bbc3 quickies), and ethan simmons-patterson (comedy central). the outdoor patio at gertie (williamsburg), $10. >>

thurs 8pm: game of {blanks}: your guess is as good as any at game of {blanks} (fka match game nyc), a game show where participants (i.e. you) compete for prizes by guessing punchlines to jokes. hosted by chris calogero and mx. tiffany leigh. the nest (prospect lefferts gardens), $5/team. >>

thurs 8pm: i found it! comedy show: find your funny bone at ‘i found it!’, a stand-up show spotlighting queer performers. tonight: rachel kaly (high maintenance), jourdain searles (vulture), electra telesford (hbo), and more. hosted by tina sieben and lynn barbera. pine box rock shop (bushwick), $5. >>

thurs 8pm (weekly): laf dance saloon: jeffrey emerson (netflix) and jill weiner (wikifreakz) save the best for laughs at the laf dance saloon comedy show, returning with an outdoor evening of standup by the el salomons (pbs), james tison (the new york times), molly brenner (edinburgh fringe), and more. the backyard of basik (williamsburg), free admission. >>


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


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.

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