around town today

various times: free outdoor movies:
aliens, valentino pier (red hook) >>
he got game, brower park (crown heights) >>
la fille du régiment, lincoln center plaza (midtown west) >>
lords of dogtown, owl’s head park (bay ridge) >>
the incredibles, 103rd street community garden (east harlem) >>
the three amigos and dirty rotten scoundrels, our wicked lady (east williamsburg) >>
this is little italy: two neighborhood documentaries – mulberry and hey vinny,  elizabeth street garden (nolita) >>

11:30am-3pm: press juicery celebrates its murray hill opening with free 16 oz. bottles of cold-pressed juice and gifts from sweaty betty (while supplies last). plus, the first 50 folks will score $25 gift cards. 369 lexington ave bet. 40th + 41st street. >>

7pm: reps from rent the runway, wsj.com, github and thoughtbot discuss careers for women in tech and getting into the industry. food and drinks will be served. thoughtworks (nomad), $10 general, $8 students. >>

7pm: a panel of writers discuss the role of the poet, novelist, and essayist in the 2016 election. bonus: free sixpoint beer for the first 50 folks. housing works bookstore cafe (soho), free. >>

7pm (weekly): learn about the rare complete solar eclipse coming in 2017 (the first since 1979) at tonight’s edition of astronomy live at the hayden planetarium space theater (uws). $15 general, $13.50 students/seniors. >>

7pm: catch premiere screenings of yoga hosers with exclusive content from director kevin smith at select movie theaters. various prices. >>

7pm (+ 8/31, 9/4) 6pm: only three more chances to catch brooklyn cyclones baseball games this season. promo nights include a post-game fireworks (tonight and sun), running of the bases (weds), and more. mcu park (coney island), $10-19. >>

7:30pm: feminist icon gloria steinem, executive producer ariel wengroff, and retired army brigadier general loree sutton screen and discuss an episode of the new viceland series woman that focuses on sexual assault in the military. the david rubenstein atrium at lincoln center (uws). free. >>

7:30pm doors, 8pm show: tonight’s edition of the northern discomfort comedy show features sean patton, myq kaplan, jessica kirson, pete lee, and more. hosted by josh carter and ray devito. the stand (gramercy), $5 with promo code ‘skint’ (reg. $15). >>

9pm: improv comedians perform a ‘lost episode’ of gilmore girls at the pit loft (chelsea). $5. >>

check our website for ongoing events. >>

coming up

8/31 various times: free outdoor movies:
aladdin, the caton school (flatbush-ditmas park) >>
ant-man, lincoln terrace / arthur s. somers park (crown heights) >>
calle 54, harlem art park >>
lucia di lammermoor, lincoln center plaza (midtown west) >>
paris blues, jane bailey memorial garden (bed-stuy) >>

8/31: today’s the 31st, so baskin-robbins offers $1.31 scoops and $3.31 two-scoop sundaes at participating locations. >>

8/31 5-10pm (ends today): bryant park’s accordions around the world music series ends the season with a concert featuring six accordion-centric bands performing american roots, klezmer punk, russian, and more. free. >>

8/31 6:30pm: animals — they’re just like us! learn about what we have in common at an illustrated lecture by nathan h. lents, professor of molecular biology and director of the biology and cell and molecular biology programs at john jay college and author of not so different: finding human nature in animals. nypl mid-manhattan, free. >>

8/31 7pm: the smith tapes book event + listening party: documentary filmmaker ezra bookstein shares samples from the smith tapes, recordings from cult figure howard smith’s lost library of interviews with rock stars and other iconic figures from 1969 to 1972, including mick jagger, frank zappa, john lennon, andy warhol and more. attendees will be entered to win a cd and box set of the recordings. bookcourt (cobble hill), free. >>

8/31 7pm: womanhood with aparna nancherla and jo firestone: comedians aparna nancherla and jo firestone host a live version of their web series where they provide absurdist ‘how-to’ advice on how to get through womanhood. housing works bookstore cafe (soho), free. >>

8/31 7pm (weekly): the sensible show at the annoyance theatre (williamsburg) features comedy from phil hanley (seth meyers), emmy blotnick (@midnight), meghan hanley (gotham comedy live), dan st. germain (conan), and atheer yacoub. hosted by josh gondelman (john oliver). $5. >>

8/31 7pm: chinatown fair arcade documentary the lost arcade screens at videology (williamsburg), followed by q+a with the filmmakers. $10. >>

8/31 7pm doors, 8pm show: chicago the musical celebrates 20 years as the longest-running american musical on broadway with live music and performances from current cast members as well as the original billy flinn, james naughton. central park’s summerstage, free. >>

8/31 7:30pm: josh zepps (huffpost live) hosts #wethepeople live, a town-hall style panel show for journalists and comics where guests take on world headlines, then each other. tonight’s guests include corinne fisher (guys we f*cked), myq kaplan (small, dork, and handsome), and james myers. over the eight (williamsburg), free. >>

8/31 7:30pm (+ 11/30): emerging + established choreographers of all dance forms showcase new works at the quarterly ‘8 in show’ dance series, curated by sangeeta yesley. dixon place (les), $15 general adv, $18 door, $12 students/seniors. >>

8/31 8pm: indie chamber pop band flocke plays an album release show at union pool (williamsburg) with gingerlys, wilder maker, and a ballad set from friend roulette. $10. >>

8/31 8pm: ny artist collective con template celebrates five years with an art exhibition and multimedia showcase pairing bands with visual artists including oberhofer, zuli, tk the architect, blackjeans, drippy eye projections, michael soft rupp + zach shields, kimberly young sun, jonathan sims, and more. brooklyn bowl (williamsburg), $10 adv, $12 dos. >>

8/31 8-11pm: 12 artists show their scary work at the horror art show. lovecraft bar nyc (east village/alphabet city), $5 donation + 1 drink minimum proceeds benefit a neighborhood homeless shelter. >>

8/31 8pm doors, 8:30pm show: sensory speed dating: explore the science of attraction through an interactive evening of sensory exploration with strangers led by two scientists and a comedian. littlefield (gowanus), $10 adv, $15 dos admission includes free food and swag. >>

8/31 9:45pm (monthly): bushwick’s syndicated screams, er, screens, 1985 cult-classic re-animator for its monthly horror movie night, with trivia and giveaways beforehand. $5. >>

8/31 10pm: tinder swiping be damned at do you wanna kiss?, a live dating show where four contestants are matched based on answers to would-you-rather style questions. el cortez (east williamsburg), free. >>

ticket deals

get tickets to see mary-louise parker and denis arndt in heisenberg at the samuel j. friedman theatre 9/20-10/16 for $49+ (plus ticket fees, reg. $70+). >>

get tickets to the brew hop 5k run and craft beer festival at randall’s island park 9/18 for $25-30 (plus ticket fees, reg. $50-60). >>

get tickets to the new york coffee festival at the 69th regiment armory 9/17-18 for $15+ (plus ticket fees, reg. $25+) >>

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