TUES, 4/9: FREE BEN + JERRY’S, RENT THE RUNWAY SAMPLE SALE, PUNK GRAPHICS, + 14 WEDS EVENTS

around town today

thru 8/18: the museum of arts and design presents too fast to live, too young to die: punk graphics, 1976–1986, an exhibition that explores the punk and post-punk movements through the lens of graphic design with more than 400 of punk’s most memorable graphics, including flyers, posters, album covers, promotions, zines, and other ephemera. museum of arts and design (columbus circle), $16 general, $14 seniors, $12 students, pay-what-you-wish thursdays 6-9pm. >>

thru 4/14: save up to 90% off retail prices at the rent the runway sample sale. 260 fifth ave (nomad), free admission. >>

2-8pm: ben + jerry’s free cone day! scoop up some free ice cream at participating locations all day today. >>

6:30pm: author hod lipson (fabricated: the new world of 3d printing and driverless: intelligent cars and the road ahead) and école polytechnique professor michalis vazirgiannis get into freedom in the era of artificial intelligence at a talk hosted by albertine reading room and bookshop (ues). free (rsvp required). >>

just added: 6:30pm doors, 7pm show: can you separate stranger-than-fiction facts about nyc from fiction? try your best at the secrets and lies storytelling show, where you’ll try to figure out which of the five expert storytellers aren’t telling the truth. hosted by christa avampato. caveat (lower east side), $8 adv with promo code ‘skint’ (reg. $12 adv, $15 door). >>

6:30pm doors, 7pm show (weekly): tommy mcnamara and luke mones host the boardwalk stand-up comedy show, featuring petey deabreu (comedy central), andy sandford (conan), mary houlihan (adult swim), sonia denis (hbo), dan perlman (mtv), and allison o’connor. coney island baby nyc (east village/alphabet city), free. >>

7pm: author carol lahines discusses her new book someday everything will make sense with fellow author rick moody (the ice storm) at astoria bookshop. free admission. >>

7pm: historian hugh ryan brings brooklyn’s lgbtq history to life in a talk about his new book when brooklyn was queer. the lgbt community center (west village), free ($10 suggested donation). >>

7:30pm: author nathaniel rich (losing earth: a recent history in the new york times magazine) breaks down the ways political leaders have failed to act on climate change in a talk on his new book, losing earth, with writer david leonhardt (the new york times). brooklyn public library – central library (prospect heights), free (rsvp). >>

7:30pm: uptown showdown: two teams of comedians, writers and performers square off in a battle of wits about which is superior, the beatles or the rolling stones. tonight’s guests: carolyn castiglia (right now! with carolyn castiglia), karen chee (seth meyers), john fugelsang (tell me everything), peter grosz (the president show), dave hill (the goddamn dave hill show), and carmen lynch (inside amy schumer). hosted by matthew love. symphony space (uws), $16. >>

7:30pm doors, 8pm show: get with the program at the lesbian agenda comedy/variety show, featuring jamie babbit (but i’m a cheerleader, russian doll), kendall payne, sabrina wu, and arti gollapudi. hosted by sophie santos and guest host jessica henderson. union hall (park slope), $10 adv, $12 dos. >>

7:30pm doors, 8pm show: roast battle meets debate club for cardi b vs. nicki minaj: a battle of the divas, where comedians and pop culture experts square off via debates, screaming matches, and drag performances. hosted by christi chiello and matteo lane. new venue: littlefield (gowanus), $8 adv, $10 dos. >>

8pm doors, 8:30pm show: the hosts of wild things comedy present a comedy tribute to raghav mehta, who passed away last month, featuring some of raghav’s favorite comedians and friends. secret loft greenwich village location will be sent to ticket purchasers. $6-12 admission will benefit al otro lado (advance purchase required). >>

8:30pm (weekly): the just come! comedy show, hosted by pamela ross and kendall farrell, returns with performances by doogie horner (america’s got talent), paris sashay (bet), lorelei ramirez (comedy central), laura merli (reductress), robert dean, and bryan yang. the graham (east williamsburg), free ($5 suggested donation). >>

9pm: some of the month’s juiciest pop culture moments will be performed live by comedians, musicians, and even magicians at popop! a pop culture cabaret. hosted by jenny gorelick. club cumming (east village), free admission. >>

check our website for a list of ongoing events. >>

coming up

4/10 2pm, 3pm, 5:30pm: comedian and actor retta (2pm), filmmaker terry gilliam (3pm), and musician andrew bird (5:30pm) are guests at today’s tapings of the build series. build studios (greenwich village), free (rsvp).

4/10 6:45pm doors, 7:30pm show (monthly): comedian and actor retta (good girls, parks and recreation) guest-stars at tonight’s taping of npr’s ask me another, hosted by ophira eisenberg. the bell house (gowanus), $15 adv, $20 door. >>

4/10 7pm: author miriam toews (all my puny sorrows) will discuss her new optioned novel, women talking, with oscar winner frances mcdormand and film producer dede gardner (moonlight). strand bookstore (union square). $15 admission includes a gift card, $24 includes a signed copy of the book. >>

4/10 7pm: pianist julia den boer performs the world premiere of claudia jane scroccaro’s (s)toccata, along with other works by giulia lorusso, luigi nono, and giacinto scelsi at the italian academy at columbia university (morningside heights). free. >>

4/10 7pm (wednesdays thru 4/17): heeere’s kubrick! village east cinema’s annual tribute to stanley kubrick continues with barry lyndon (tonight), and lolita (4/17). $15. >>

4/10 7:30pm doors, 8pm show (monthly): the biology on tap series brings short science talks and trivia to a bar each month. tonight’s theme: the world inside your brain. the way station (prospect heights), free. >>

4/10 7:30pm doors, 8pm show: writer and performer dylan marron (welcome to night vale) brings negative online conversations to the fore with a live recording of his podcast, conversations with people who hate me. littlefield (gowanus), $8 adv, $10 dos. >>

4/10 7:30pm doors, 8pm show: miranda and the beat, veronica bianqui, and fruit + flowers play our wicked lady (bushwick). $5. >>

4/10 8pm (weekly): who knows where their sets will go at the let’s see, what else? comedy show? this week’s show features neko white (trutv), hannah dickinson (comedy central), kendall farrell (ucb), jf harris (impractical jokers), and jeff cerulli (mtv). hosted by courtney maginnis and tom delgado. poco restaurant and bar (alphabet city), free. >>

4/10 8pm (weekly): the side ponytail comedy show features stand up from alexis guerreros (gotham comedy live), greta titelman (bravo), sean mallory, jonathan van halem, and nataly aukar. hosted by julia shiplett. friends and lovers (crown heights), free ($5 suggested donation). >>

4/10 8pm doors, 8:30pm show (monthly): youngmi mayer and blair dawson host the u up? comedy show, featuring stand up and a half-time storytelling portion where audience members can share an anecdote to compete for a prize from babeland. tonight’s show includes tom delgado (comedy central), madelein smith (siriusxm), norlex belma (pbs), jordan scott huggins (trevor noah), xazmin garza, and allison o’connor. the corners (bed-stuy), free. >>

4/10 8pm doors, 8:30pm show (weekly): $3 beer, $15 buckets and free drink giveaways are a good sign that you don’t gotta drink with your pinky out to fit in at the fancy show stand-up comedy show. tonight’s show features brendan fitzgibbons (comedy central), mary houlihan (adult swim), julia johns (wtf game show), myq kaplan (conan), sydnee washington (the unofficial expert), david phillips, and st. james jackson. hosted by lane pieschel. the douglass (park slope/gowanus), free. >>

4/10 8:30pm doors, 9pm show (weekly): stay in the loop with the comedians you should know show. tonight: josh gondelman (this week tonight), kat radley (the daily show), gordon baker bone (gotham comedy live), gabe pacheco (siriusxm), and david drake (siriusxm). hosted by saurin choksi. gutter bar (williamsburg), $5. >>

4/10 9:30pm doors: colleen green and degreaser play mercury lounge (les). $12. >>

ticket deals

get tickets to mother jones panel discussion when we lead: women’s voices reshaping our media 4/11 at the new school for $12.50 (plus ticket fees, reg. $25). >>

get tickets to the nyc hot sauce expo at brooklyn expo center 4/14 for $5 (plus ticket fees, reg. $15). >>

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