the skint is taking the holiday off, so here are your event listings through monday. scroll all the way down to the ‘all weekend’ section to find events that occur all weekend (some start friday), including seven holiday markets, holiday-themed pop-up bars, rita hayworth and 80’s 3-d screening series, and more. happy thanksgiving!


weds thru sun: the world before your feet, a new documentary chronicling matt green’s quest to walk every block of every street in nyc, premieres this week with post-show q+a with producer jesse eisenberg, director jeremy workman, and subject matt green at select screenings. quad cinema (greenwich village), $16 general, $13 seniors. >>

weds 1-8pm: watch the macy’s thanksgiving day parade balloons come to life while they’re inflated in preparation for tomorrow. enter at w 73rd st and columbus ave (uws), free. >>

weds 8pm (monthly): get your thanksgiving portion of hot feminist takes at the left breast comedy hour, featuring $5 margaritas and hosts kimberly dinaro (someecards) and sally ann hall. the lantern (greenwich village), free admission (one item minimum). >>

weds 8pm (monthly): don’t worry about your social status at the no cool kids comedy show, where comedians talk about their awkward youth, complete with photo evidence. hosted by bob gurnett and lauren vino. starr bar (bushwick), free. >>

weds 8pm doors: the glamdammit party celebrates 14 years of bands and djs playing fist-pumping rock, punk anthems, and glam jams. the bowery electric (east village), free. >>

weds 8:30pm doors, 9pm show (weekly): stay in the loop with the comedians you should know show. tonight: clark jones (crashing), rob cantrell (comedy central), kenny deforest (seth meyers), joyelle johnson (trutv), kerry coddett (hbo), and jeff arcuri (colbert). hosted by tommy mcnamara. gutter bar (williamsburg), $5. >>

weds 9pm (weekly): comedy is served at the too many cooks comedy show, with some help from damien lemon (trutv), kate willett (netflix), liz miele (gotham comedy live), andy sandford (conan), and dan perlman (mtv2). lucky jack’s (les), free. >>

weds 9pm: i love burlesque presents spanksgiving, a kinky thanksgiving eve burlesque show at dromedary urban tiki bar (bushwick). free. >>

weds 9pm: smooth operators and soldiers of love make their way to the smooth operator sade party, spun by dj manchildblack. c’mon everybody (bed-stuy), $5 adv, $8 door. >>

weds 9pm: toss and turn and can’t sleep at night? you’ve got to get away to the tainted love 80’s dance party. the bell house (gowanus), free. >>

weds 9pm doors, 9:30pm show (monthly): it’s all things html-arious at the internet explorers comedy show, where comedians give fake stem-inspired lectures and one ends up with a new website based on audience suggestions. tonight’s cyber wednesday theme features marcia belsky (handmaid’s tale: the musical), michael cruz kayne (hbo), and music by house band the square roots. hosted by mark vigeant. caveat (les), $10. >>

weds 9:30pm: jump around at secretformula’s 90’s hip-hop + rnb sing-along, where you can sing and dance along to two hours of music videos and score some sweet 90’s swag. themed attire encouraged. union hall (park slope), $10. >>


Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, and Tan France (three of the beloved hosts of Netflix’s viral hit Queer Eye) celebrate the publication of their new book Queer Eye: Love Yourself. Love Your Life. In conversation with Jordana Hochman. Special Bonus: all tickets include a copy of Queer Eye: Love Yourself. Love Your Life. BUY TICKETS


thurs 9am: bundle up for the macy’s thanksgiving day parade! the 92nd annual parade kicks off at 77th street + central park west, and makes the 2.5-mile march to herald square with 26 giant character balloons, 31 floats, 12 marching bands, and performances by barenaked ladies, diana ross, john legend, and many more. free admission. >>

thurs 10pm: work off those thanksgiving dinner calories with the dirty turkeys dance party at house of yes in bushwick (free) and bassgiving at schimanski in williamsburg (free before 11pm with rsvp, $15-20 otherwise).


fri: support your local shop while shopping new and limited releases during the annual black friday record store day. >>

fri 5:30pm doors, 6pm show: the film society of lincoln center commemorates the fifth annual blackout for human rights #blackoutblackfriday with a screening and conversation with terence nance (random acts of flyness). the amphitheater at lincoln center’s elinor bunin munroe film center (uws), free tickets tickets will be distributed at the box office starting at 5pm. >>

fri 8pm: wfmu ichiban presents a night of rock ‘n’ soul with bands the elevator operators and benny trokan + the bell guarde, plus djs mr. fine wine, pat k, buttercup, matt m, debbie d, and da the ichibunny robot. the bell house (gowanus), $10. >>

fri 8:30pm (weekly): see what all the brew-ha-ha is all about at the bitches brew comedy show, featuring stand-up by greg stone (netflix), shane torres (conan), aj foster (laughs), abby rosenquist, and jourdain fisher. hosted by erica spera. the back room at halyards (gowanus), free (a tip jar will be passed around). >>

fri 9pm (+ 12/22): tonight’s full moon means it’s time again for gathering the coven, lauren maul’s comedic talk show that features magical comedians, practicing witches, and musicians. tonight’s ‘love magic’-themed show features hissy fit designer debbie allen, writer david goldberg, poet and historian ivan lett, and musician michael harren. the pit (flatiron), $8. >>

fri 10pm: shake off the cold at:
• the young adult friction indie/alt dance party. brooklyn bazaar in greenpoint (10pm, free). >>
jonathan toubin’s shakin all over 50s/60s rock’n’soul vinyl hop. home sweet home in the les (10:30pm, $5). >>
• the queersgiving house, soul, disco + funk party. c’mon everybody in bed-stuy (11pm, $5). >>
dare to dance night with dj uncle mike and wlir’s malibu sue. brooklyn bowl in williamsburg (11:30pm, $5). >>
holy trinity: beyoncé, rihanna, and nicki. baby’s all right in williamsburg, (midnight, $10 adv, $15 dos) >>


sat 12-7pm: coffee/record shop black gold breaks out a stash of thousands of lps and 45s for just $1 each. folksbier (carroll gardens), free admission. >>

sat 6-10pm: don your best disco look for the roller wave roller disco party at house of yes (bushwick). $10 adv, $15 door, $15 skate rental or byo. >>

sat 6:30-10:30pm (monthly): bushwick community darkroom has made their bring your own photo event a regular thing, so now anyone can bring and display their work at a monthly exhibition. $5. >>

sat 7:30pm (monthly): funny folks from all over share stories about where they’re from and the journeys that led them to nyc at the transplants comedy show. tonight: jordan scott huggings (comedy central), daniel simonsen (bbc), katie hannigan (colbert), and more. hosted by katie boyle. q.e.d. (astoria), $7 adv, $10 door. >>

sat 8pm (monthly): the side ponytail comedy show‘s monthly saturday edition features stand up by joel kim booster (conan), carmen christopher (the chris gethard show), carmen lagala (colbert), and larry owens (trutv). hosted by julia shiplett and ben wasserman. friends and lovers (crown heights), free ($5 suggested donation). >>

sat 11pm: dance to house, garage, and rare grooves at dj rich medina’s home party at c’mon everybody (bed-stuy). $8 adv, $10 door. >>

sat 11pm: djs alex english and daniel drg spin depeche mode, joy division, the cure, nitzer ebb, and more at the music for the masses darkwave party. saint vitus (greenpoint), free before midnight with rsvp. >>

sat 11pm doors, midnight show: be saved by the 90s with cover band the bayside tigers and dj suga ray at brooklyn bowl (williamsburg). $12 adv, $15 dos. >>


sun 10am-5pm (sundays thru 12/30): take a ride back in time on vintage 1930’s-era subway cars, running along the f and a/c/d lines in manhattan every sunday thru the end of the year. free with your metrocard swipe. >>

sun 6:30pm doors, 7pm show: move over, webmd. at the i’m a doctor now! show, storytellers and comedians who can’t stop self-diagnosing describe their ailments to an actual doctor. hosted by sarah burton and allie kokesh. caveat (les), $8 adv, $10 door. >>

sun 7pm: four local artists give slideshow readings at the annual post-thanksgiving comix and graphic novel night, hosted by robyn chapman and robin enrico. kgb bar (east village), $5 donation gets you a raffle ticket. >>

sun 7pm doors, 7:30pm show: (weekly): this just in: news-themed alternative comedy show bad news returns with caitlin peluffo (colbert), connor creagan, david sitrick, and more. hosted by alex ptak, kevin froleiks, and carmen lagala. von bar (noho), $5. >>

sun 8pm (monthly): we may be on the brink of an apocalypse, but the not dead yet variety show wants to remind you that we’re still alive with a night of comedy by devon walker (comedy central), cole escola (at home with amy sedaris), alexandra tartarsky, and more. hosted by lorelei ramirez. c’mon everybody (bed-stuy), $5 adv, $7 door. >>

sun 8pm: it’s not required to dress the part when black tie brass brings their horn-driven jazz/funk stylings to brooklyn bowl (williamsburg). bonuses: bogo appetizers all night / mention ‘bowling special’ to receive half off lane rental. free admission. >>

sun 8pm: toronto-based glam/garage band the beaches play baby’s all right (williamsburg), with support from duo hideout. $10. >>

all weekend

fri thru sun: seven holiday markets pop up this weekend:
• fri thru sun: the smorgasburg x vice night market at villain in williamsburg (fridays 6pm-late thru 12/21) and the winter smorgasburg + brooklyn flea at atlantic center in fort greene (saturdays 11am-8pm + sundays 11am-5pm thru 3/31). >>
• fri thru 12/31: winterfest at the brooklyn museum. >>
• sat + sun 11am-5pm: the brooklyn holiday bazaar at 501 union and the green building (gowanus). >>
• sat + sun 11am-6pm: holiday handmade cavalcade at the invisible dog (cobble hill). >>
• sat + sun 12-6pm (weekends thru 12/16): bliss plaza pop-up holiday market at bliss plaza (sunnyside). >>
• sat 12-5pm: qed’s holiday bazaar at qed (astoria). >>
• sun 10am-5:30pm (sundays thru 12/30): grand holiday bazaar at grand bazaar nyc (uws). >>

fri thru sun: quad cinema’s comin’ back at ya! 35mm 3-d series showcases 10 horror, sci-fi, and cult movies from the 80’s, including jaws 3d, friday the 13th part iii 3-d, amityville 3-d, and more. quad cinema, (greenwich village), $16 general, $13 students and seniors. >>

fri thru 11/29: film forum pays tribute to rita hayworth with a 12-film series including both new 4k restorations and archival 35mm prints including gilda, the lady from shanghai, only angels have wings, and more. film forum (south village), $15. >>

fri thru 12/31: the miracle and sippin’ santa pop-up bars return to nyc for the holidays. >>

thru 12/31: wildlife conservation society’s annual toy drive: donate a new, unwrapped toy at one of the city’s four zoos or the aquarium, and you’ll receive a voucher for free admission to the bronx zoo or the new york aquarium. >>

thru the holidays: nine department store holiday windows to check out in manhattan. >>


mon thru 12/2: save up to 60% on fall and winter apparel at a j. crew and madewell sample sale. women’s and madewell at 150 greene st / men’s at 151 wooster st (soho). >>

mon 4pm: singer-songwriter roseanne cash will do an in-store signing of 100 christmas wishes, a new book showcasing the nypl’s collection of vintage christmas cards, for which cash wrote the foreword. in addition, she’ll also be signing copies of her latest album and book. nypl shop (bryant park). >>

mon 5:30-9pm: ‘nyc’s largest holiday festival,’ the 19th annual winter’s eve holiday festival at lincoln square, returns to broadway from columbus circle w 70th st. for a night of live music + entertainment, $1-4 food tastings from more than 30 restaurants, in-store shopping deals + refreshments, ice sculpting, and a tree lighting ceremony with music by judy collins, arlo guthrie, and the young people’s chorus of new york city. >>

mon 6:30pm: influential african-american women in politics donna brazile, yolanda caraway, leah daughtry, and minyon moore share their personal journeys explored in their new book for colored girls who have considered politics at a live episode of the cape up with jonathan capehart podcast. part of the weekly skirball talks series at nyu skirball center (greenwich village). free (rsvp). >>

mon 6:30pm (monthly): at this month’s speaking of science series lecture at the new york society for ethical culture, words in our beak author patricia youngquist explains what birds can teach us about the human race. new york society for ethical culture (uws), $10. >>

mon 6:30pm: see abstract works and unconventional characters across classic and contemporary experimental animation in two programs at the annual eyeworks festival of experimental animation. pioneer works (red hook), $15. >>

mon 7pm: science journalist and avid lucid dreamer alice robb presents her new book, why we dream: the transformative power of our nightly journey, in discussion with a dream analysis group at mcnally jackson (williamsburg). free. >>

mon 7pm (monthly): fail better with some help from quitters, a comedy and storytelling show that features tales of walking away from something and performances of abandoned material. tonight’s guests: eman el-husseini, david rey martinez, and mac gostow. bonus: share your own story for a chance to win a free drink. hosted by self-proclaimed quitters ian goldstein (splitsider) and sam corbin (the new yorker). pete’s candy store (williamsburg), free. >>

mon 7:30pm (monthly): at ‘the two beers in’ tipsy political roundtable show, hosts cody lindquist and charlie todd welcome discussion from guests anthony atamanuik (the president show), melinda taub (samantha bee), and mike leech (our cartoon president). ucb east village, $9. >>

mon 7:30pm doors, 8pm show (weekly): the butterboy comedy show, helmed by jo firestone and maeve higgins, returns with standup by dulce sloan (the daily show), jacob williams (america’s got talent), sara hennessey (cbc), negin farsad (fake the nation), joe rumrill (the chris gethard show), and chris daniels. littlefield (gowanus), $10. >>

mon 8pm (weekly): the savage comedy show includes stand up by jax dell’osso, gregory hall, andy haynes, jeena bloom, and sam kissajukian. hosted by lizzie martinez (funny or die) and hoff matthews (comedy central). bonus: chances to win free drinks and local show tickets with email rsvp. fawkner (cobble hill/boerum hill), free. >>

mon 9pm: (monthly): the queers n peers benefit variety show presents three pairs of lgbtq and allied performing artists doing a range of sets. tonight: comedy by joe castle baker + david perez, burlesque by juniper juicy + dominant jeane, and music by six time users + alexa666. hosted by cassidy graves + barrett law. pine box rock shop (bushwick), $5-10 suggested donation benefits trans lifeline and safe horizon’s streetwork project. >>

mon 11pm (weekly): comics do standup, characters, and other weirdness at the dirty laundry comedy show, this week featuring gary richardson (snl), sam corbin (the new yorker), carmen christopher (the chris gethard show), ryan haddad (hi, are you single?), and david angelo (the daily show). hosted by jess salomon. ucb hell’s kitchen (hell’s kitchen), free. >>

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