WEDS, 10/17: BOWIE’S ‘BERLIN TRILOGY,’ L.E.S. ARTS WEEK, + 18 THURS EVENTS

around town today

skint psa: after 15 years in business, beloved venue videology is closing before the end of the month. one of the skint’s go-to venues for films and fun events, videology will be greatly missed. >>

thru 10/28: get tickets to radiotheatre’s h.p. lovecraft festival at st. johns lutheran church for $12 (plus ticket fees, reg. $24). >>

thru 10/21: twenty-four galleries all within walking distance of each other will showcase a female artist or artists as part of the focus for the inaugural l.e.s. arts week. free. >>

7pm (thru 10/27) 7pm: czechoslovak american marionette theatre performs duke oldrich + washerwoman bozena, the true story, a non-traditional staging of a 374 year-old marionette play based on a story of love at first sight. jan hus church (ues), $10-19 general, $10-14 students/seniors. >>

7pm (+ 10/19): the momenta quartet presents its annual music festival with four distinct programs curated by each member. americas society and the tenri cultural institute, free. >>

sponsored: 7:30pm: uptown showdown: two teams of comedians, writers and performers square off in a battle of wits about which is superior, millennials or gen x. tonight’s guests: rosebud baker (two less lonely girls), ronny chieng (the daily show), jessica delfino (funny songs festival), christian finnegan (the fun part), dylan marron (conversations with people who hate me), and yedoye travis (dark tank). hosted by matthew love. symphony space (uws), $16. >>

7:30pm (monthly): get an earful at the told you so comedy show, with stand up by nicole calasich (comedy central), harrison greenbaum (conan), kate willett (netflix), shanti charan, chris conatser, katie compa, chad opitz, and valerie vernale. hosted by jessica pilot and jeff zamaria. zinc bar (greenwich village), $5 + a one-drink min. >>

7:30pm (thru 10/19): three live performances of david bowie’s ‘berlin trilogy’ of albums will be performed by past and present members of deerhoof, xiu xiu, shearwater, dirty projectors, battle trance, and the wordless music orchestra as part of the ‘new sounds live’ music series, curated by wnyc’s john schaefer. brookfield place winter garden (fidi), free. >>

8pm (monthly): the ditmas lit reading series returns with katya apekina (the deeper the water the uglier the fish), kirstin chen (soy sauce for beginners) monica lewis (sexting the dead, and sampson starkweather (pain: the board game). hinterlands bar (kensington/flatbush), free. >>

8pm: comedians will reminisce on some of their most cringeworthy moments using powerpoints, photos, and old facebook statuses at the nostalgia! comedy + storytelling show. friends + lovers (crown heights), free. >>

8pm (weekly): the let’s see, what else? comedy show features monroe martin (comedy central), daniel simonsen (bbc), liz barrett (gotham comedy live), rasha bashir (ucb), and benjy himmelfarb. hosted by courtney maginnis and tom delgado. poco restaurant and bar (alphabet city), free. >>

8:30pm doors, 9pm show (weekly): stay in the loop with the comedians you should know show. tonight: seaton smith (conan), adrienne iapalucci (colbert), rebecca o’neil (netflix), dan sheehan (@sickofwolves), tim mclaughlin, and jeff steinbrunner. hosted by mike lebovitz (last comic standing). gutter bar (williamsburg), $5. >>

9pm (+ 10/24): win drinks and eleven-inspired waffles at stranger things bingo, occuring every wednesday leading up to halloween at videology (williamsburg). free admission. >>

9pm (weekly): comedy is served at the too many cooks comedy show, with some help from judah friedlander (30 rock), marcella arguello (comedy central), nore davis (conan), kenice mobley (night train with wyatt cenac), michelle biloon (2 dope queens), and raghav mehta (airplane mode comedy). lucky jack’s (les), free. >>

10pm: it’ll be a hot mess drag competition at house of yes (bushwick). free. >>

11pm doors: pictureplane plays an album release show at public arts (les). free. >>

sponsored

Orchestra of St. Luke’s with Bernard Labadie

Hearing a great orchestra and chorus in the world’s most famous concert hall is an unparalleled experience. The dramatic power and beautiful melodies of choral masterpieces by Mozart and Haydn will move you. Get your tickets now and experience the grandeur of Carnegie Hall.

Exclusive Offer for Readers of the skint
Today only, purchase $20 tickets for this performance with promo code SKN29675.
Visit carnegiehall.org, call CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800, or go to the Box Office at 57th and Seventh (11 AM–6 PM).

Thursday, October 25 at 8 PM
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Orchestra of St. Luke’s

Bernard Labadie, Principal Conductor
Lauren Snouffer, Soprano
Susan Graham, Mezzo-Soprano
Lothar Odinius, Tenor
Philippe Sly, Bass-Baritone
La Chapelle de Québec
Bernard Labadie, Music Director 


Mozart’s Requiem and Haydn’s “Nelson” Mass.

Get Tickets

*This offer is valid Wednesday, October 17 from 11 AM to 11:59 PM. Limit eight tickets per purchase. Some limitations may apply. Offer is subject to availability and prior sale, is not valid on prior purchases, and cannot be combined with any other discounts or promotions. Valid online, by phone, or at the Box Office. No refunds or exchanges. Internet and phone orders are subject to standard convenience fees.

This concert is made possible, in part, by an endowment fund for choral music established by S. Donald Sussman in memory of Judith Arron and Robert Shaw.



Photography by Steve J. Sherman

coming up

10/18-21: stock your craft box with gems and jewels from 40 vendors at the annual new york whole bead show. hotel pennsylvania (midtown west), $5/day, $12/four-day pass. >>

10/18-21: photographer and animal advocate sophie gamand props pups with pit bull flower power, a photography book launch and immersive exhibit featuring portraits of shelter pit bulls wearing flower crowns. dogs welcome. the invisible dog (boerum hill), free admission. >>

10/18-21: the annual new york musical improv festival and nyc sketchfest return for another long weekend of music and funny scenes created out of thin air. magnet theater and the pit, $5-15.

10/18-21: get your fill of film with these film fests:
• the annual margaret mead film festival. the museum of natural history (uws), $12-15 general, $10-13 students/seniors. >>
• the sixth annual chelsea film festival. amc loews 34th street (midtown west), $13. >>
the cinema of immigration (thursdays thru 12/27). mnn studio (uws), $5. >>
• the crown heights film festival. fivemyles, free. >>

10/18-20: the 15th annual garment district arts festival offers gallery exhibitions, open studios, receptions, performances, and public installations. free. >>

10/18-20: check out the workspaces of more than 70 artists at the annual elizabeth foundation for the arts studio program’s open studios. opening reception thursday 6-10pm. efa center (midtown west), free. >>

10/18 various times: free outdoor movies (weather permitting):
boss baby. west bronx recreation center (bronx). >>
the babadook. sunset park (sunset park). >>

10/18 6-9:30pm (on view thru 10/31): 212 arts presents ‘high contrast,’ a group exhibition of works completely void of color. curated by jay shells. opening reception tonight. 212 arts (east village), free. >>

10/18 6:30pm: videology screens moving in space, a new documentary featuring puerto ricans in their 20s and 30s as they navigate life on and off the island following hurricane maria. a discussion with filmmakers lyka sethi and geoffrey iwata follows. videology bar and cinema (williamsburg), $10. >>

10/18 7pm: improve your financial life with advice and tips from refinery29 work + money director lindsey stanberry, who’ll present her new collection, money diaries: everything you’ve ever wanted to know about your finances… and everyone else’s, in conversation with priya malani, founder of stash wealth. urban outfitters space ninety 8 (williamsburg), free admission. >>

10/18 7:30pm: hear works for the female voice written by women and nonbinary composers at her voice, a live performance curated by anna heflin. greenpoint gallery, $12. >>

10/18 8pm (monthly): negativity has no place at the on a lighter note comedy show, which strives to brighten these dark days by requiring every performer to say something positive at the end of their set. tonight’s show includes abbi crutchfield (comedy central), lance weiss (nbc), khalid rahmaan (conan), joe list (last comic standing), and sarah tollemache (colbert). hosted by dan wilbur (better book titles). the back room at halyards (gowanus), free. >>

10/18 8pm (weekly): unplug at the airplane mode comedy show, featuring sets by anya volz, conor delehanty, ashton womack, and james hamilton. hosted by geoffrey asmus, rohan padhye, and raghav mehta. cherry tree (park slope/gowanus), free. >>

10/18 8pm (+ 10/25, and a 10/31 screening of psycho): get your fix of the hitch at village east cinema’s annual hitchcocktober screening series. tonight: strangers on a train (1951). $15. >>

10/18 8pm doors: drahla, wax chattels, and lina tullgren play elsewhere (east williamsburg/bushwick). $10. >>

10/18 8pm-2am (monthly): immerse yourself in digitally-generated sights and sounds at the warper party, featuring 10 live electronic music and visual artists as well as a live scoring of nosferatu. the keep (ridgewood), free admission. >>

10/18 8pm doors, 8:30pm show (weekly): the pacific stand-up comedy show returns with performances by harris mayersohn (colbert), alison leiby (comedy central), joon chung, and more. hosted by matt koff (the daily show writer) and tony zaret. pacific standard (park slope/gowanus), free. >>

10/18 9pm: set sail for the tight ship comedy show, with guests sam taggart, elijah crocker, amir khan, maria heinegg, and sydnee washington. hosted by sarah lazarus and dan lempert. freddy’s bar and backroom (south park slope), free. >>

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