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TUES, 9/2: E.T. PHONE CONEY, 101 NYC ROOFTOPS, BLONDE REDHEAD, MORTIFIED, OLD NEW YORK LIVE

around town today

free outdoor movie: >>
e.t. the extra-terrestrial, coney island (the beach at w. 10th st.) rescheduled from 7/14

5pm (thru 9/8): another option for watching the us open: the refinery hotel's gallery/pop-up bar, the hatbox, screens the games on a projector, serves up fancy cocktails ($12) and challenge guests to rounds of table tennis. free admission. >>

6pm: ucb performers jonathan braylock, jo firestone, laura grey, veronica osorio, and many more do their best characters for you. $5. >>

6:30pm: rooftop exploration meetup organizer leslie adatto gives an illustrated lecture on her new book, 101 nyc rooftops, the only comprehensive guide to nyc rooftop destinations including hotel rooftop bars and restaurants, museums, theaters, green roofs and elevated farms. nypl mid-manhattan, free. >>

6:30pm doors, 9pm show: purchase a copy of blonde redhead’s new album starting at 11am today to receive two wristbands to the alt rock band’s in-store performance at rough trade. >>

7pm (tuesdays): play classic nes excitebike and mike tyson's punch out on the roof bar of whole foods brooklyn with 'our princess is in another castle' hosts rob blatt (wrestling mania). a beer, wine and food menu (including veggie options) is available. free admission, free to play. >>

7pm-2am: london's monthly communion club night, created by ben lovett (mumford + sons), kevin jones  (bear's den) and producer ian grimble, takes over all stages of rockwood music hall with live music by diane birch, crash, sonya kitchell, the david mayfield parade, smoke fairies, more. $16. >>

7pm doors, 8pm show (+ 9/3): get your dose of schadenfreude at 'mortified', a tribute to teen angst artifacts shared by their original authors. littlefield, $10 adv, $15 dos. >>

7:30pm: the wynton marsalis-directed juilliard jazz ensemble presents ‘the uptown sound: the jazz of harlem’, featuring the music of duke ellington, billy strayhorn, edgar sampson, and more. the david rubenstein atrium at lincoln center, free. >>

7:30pm doors, 8:30pm: members of the roots host the ‘old new york live’ variety show featuring special celebrity guests and emerging talents. union hall the bell house, $10. >>

7:45pm: the miss manhattan non-fiction reading series at niagara features readers rebecca traister (the new republic, big girls don't cry), josh duboff (vanity fair, the hairpin), jen glantz (all my friends are engaged), joel kim booster (kate and sam are not breaking up), and host elyssa goodman. free. >>

8pm: relive the tragic lives of obsessive mathematicians who changed the world at an illustrated lecture given by baruch college mathematics professor michael carlisle. morbid anatomy museum, $8. >>

8, 10pm: two solid comedy shows at the stand: ‘the business’ with sean patton, kevin barnett, adam conover, and jade catta-preta (8pm, $10 with promo code 'business', $15 without), and ‘$5 funnies’ with judah friedlander, sean patton, chris distefano, ari shaffir, dan st. germain, and joe list (10pm, $5). >>

8pm doors, 9pm show: bushwick burlesque and excelsior burlesque present the bird-themed ‘cock of the walk’ pageant at bizarre. free (suggested donation $7-$20). >>

8:30pm doors: desert stars, talsness, louis, and bay uno play glasslands. $10. >>

thru 9/6: take free classes in ballet, creative movement, hip hop, jazz, and more during dancewave's  open house. rsvp required. >>

thru 9/10: bamcinĂ©matek presents a 17-film retrospective on cultural documentarian les blank, including werner herzog eats his shoe, gap-toothed women, the blues accordin’ to lightnin’ hopkins, and more. $14. >>

thru 10/18: new exhibitions at the society of illustrators: 'spectrum' (fantasy, science fiction, and horror) and 'dick dillin - underrated comic genius'. free tuesdays 5-8pm (reg. $10 general, $5 students/seniors). >>

check our website for ongoing events.


coming up

9/3: rent the runway opens its first freestanding store at 16 w. 18th st. >>

9/3 4, 6:30pm: learn about history of mathematics in animation at this month's free 'math encounters' lecture at momath. free (rsvp recommended). >>

9/3 6-9pm: red bull studios hosts a roundtable discussion on the world of of underground and independent radio, with reps from evr, wbai, know wave, viva radio, and more. 220 w. 18th st., free. >>

9/3 6:30pm: de blasio: progressive or not? a panel discusses if mayor de blasio is truly a 'progressive mayor,' or if he's just offering a gentler version of the same old policies. nyu's jerry h. labowitz theatre for the performing arts (1 washington place), free (rsvp). >>

9/3 7pm: local food authors, chefs and mixologists come together for 'dish', a monthly evening of storytelling, readings, recipe-swapping and more. tonight: robert simonson (the old-fashioned: the story of the world's first classic cocktail), tom mylan + michael fusco-straub (the meat hook book) and ava chin (eating wildly: foraging for life, love and the perfect meal). housing works, free. >>

9/3 8-11pm: single and interested in weird, creepy things? meet like-minded folks at morbid anatomy museum's singles night, where you can play games with historical, anatomical, and medical themes. $15 admission includes an adult beverage. >>

9/3 8:30pm: learn about your legal rights in the real world (police searches, landlord/squatting issues, credit cards, more). brooklyn brainery, $10. >>


sales, deals, freebies

thru 10/3: save up to 90% off designer clothing from erickson beamon, lamb, issa london, gaspari, erin dana, liebeskind, johnny was, and more at showroom seven. >>


ticket deals

admission to the better booze festival, featuring vegetarian alcohol, food pairings, speakers, activities, and dancing at center548 in chelsea 9/20 for $45. ($94.84 value) >>

get 425 passes to 130 yoga, dance, and pilates studios with the american health and fitness alliance yoga passbook for $45 ($89.95 value). >>

get tickets to see the spin doctors at b.b. king blues club 10/19 for $13.50 (plus ticket fees, reg. $27.50). >>

get tickets to see a jazz-age interpretation of macbeth at the players theatre in the village 9/5-10/4 for $8.50-30 (plus ticket fees, reg. $25-60). >>

go on a fall foliage cruise up the hudson river with a stop at cold spring 9/20-11/16 for $28-45.50 (plus ticket fees, reg $40-65). >>

take a cruise up the hudson to bear mountain to visit oktoberfest 9/27-10/26 for $28-45.50 (plus ticket fees, reg $40-65). >>

take a 90-minute nighttime city lights cruise (drink included) aboard a 1920s-style yacht thru october for $26 (plus ticket fees, reg $52). >>

thru 9/14: score 2-for-1 broadway week tickets to 21 shows, including aladdin, cabaret, once, wicked, you can’t take it with you, more. >>


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MON, 9/1: FREE BBQ, 2-4-1 BROADWAY TICKETS, BOGO JAMBA JUICE, WEST INDIAN-AMERICAN DAY CARNIVAL

the skint is taking monday off, so here are all of your labor day events today... have a great holiday!


around town today

get your grill on at official designated barbecuing locations in all 5 boroughs. >>

11am-6pm: the 47th annual west indian-american day carnival takes over brooklyn’s eastern parkway with caribbean floats, costumes, food, music, dancing, and a million folks. >>

11am-6pm (ends today): staten island’s historic richmond town throws their annual county fair, featuring amusement rides, traditional fair food, classic cars, hot dog + pie eating contests, vendors, live music, and more. $16 general, $11 seniors. >>

11am-11pm (thru 9/8): can't make it to the us open? watch the action on a big screen at brooklyn bridge park's pier 1 for free. bonus: the first 500 folks 8/30-9/1 and 9/6-7 get complimentary picnic baskets curated by chefs tom colicchio, thomas keller, and daniel boulud. >>

12-2pm: snap dog will be giving away free hotdogs and sausages at its chelsea location on 20th st. + 10th ave. >>

12-6pm (+ 9/6-7): the 85th annual washington square outdoor art exhibit features work from 200+ artists. free. >>

12pm-4am: videology's all-day summer movie marathon is free, and sixpoint brews and narragansett shandies are half off. >>

3pm-?: freddy's bar offers free bbq and $4 tap beer all day. >>

3-11pm: get a free bbq plate with each beverage purchase (while supplies last) at the annual beats + bbq labor day wind down at williamsburg's lp 'n harmony. 683 grand st. >>

6:30pm door, 7pm show: british dream pop duo smoke fairies play a free in-store set at rough trade. >>

7pm (thru 9/7): moma screens sidney lanfield's pre-code romantic comedy, hat check girl (1932), starring sally eilers, ben lyon, ginger rogers, and monroe owsley. $12 (free during uniqlo free friday nights 4-8pm). >>

7:30pm doors, 8pm show: peter aguero hosts the moth storyslam story telling competition at the bell house. $8. >>

7:45pm (ends today): the free met opera annual summer hd festival returns to lincoln center plaza with screenings of ten productions from the emmy award-winning live in hd series, including four new productions from the 2013-14 season. today: tchaikovsky’s eugene onegin. >>

8pm: nat towsen's monthly downtown variety hour features performers, music, a downtown history segment, trivia and giveaways. tonight's guests include tom shillue (fallon, 'funny story' host), julia wiedeman (naked people, 'happy hour story hour' host) and brandon scott wolf (snl’s ‘weekend update’ writer), plus select audience members can share their own 4-5 minute nyc story. ucbeast, $5. >>

8pm: real-life couple omar shaukat and anna suzuki welcome comedians and someone important in their lives for couples therapy at people's republic of brooklyn. bonus: free cake from milk bar at 7:30pm. >>

8:30pm doors: christines, vaniish, interval, and winkie play glasslands. $10. >>

8:30pm doors, 9pm show: the weekly broken comedy show at greenpoint's bar matchless features stand-up by mark normand (conan), byron bowers (eric andre show), chris lamberth, neko white, and host nimesh patel. free. >>

9pm (mondays): huckleberry bar’s free monday night movie screenings pay tribute to the harry potter series this month. tonight: harry potter and the order of the phoenix (2007). >>

9:30pm: someone will go on three real dates on stage at the okcupid show. ucb, $5. >>

ends today: the film society of lincoln center's 'james brown: the hardest working man in showbusiness' series features concert clips and movies (the blues brothers, soul power, when we were kings, more) in which the godfather of soul's music carries the films forward. $10. >>

ends today: last chance for free outdoor pools and public beaches.

thru 9/4: ghostbusters 30th anniversary screenings hit select nyc theaters. various prices. >>

thru 9/4: a new restoration of bernardo bertolucci's influential 1970 classic, the conformist, screens at film forum. $13. >>

check our website for ongoing events.


coming up

9/2 6:30pm: rooftop exploration meetup organizer leslie adatto gives an illustrated lecture on her new book, 101 nyc rooftops, the only comprehensive guide to nyc rooftop destinations including hotel rooftop bars and restaurants, museums, theaters, green roofs and elevated farms. nypl mid-manhattan, free. >>

9/2 6:30pm doors, 9pm show: purchase a copy of blonde redhead’s new album starting at 11am today to receive two wristbands to the alt rock band’s in-store performance at rough trade. >>

9/2 7pm doors, 8pm show (+ 9/3): get your dose of schadenfreude at 'mortified', a tribute to teen angst artifacts shared by their original authors. littlefield, $10 adv, $15 dos. >>

9/2 7:30pm: the wynton marsalis-directed juilliard jazz ensemble presents ‘the uptown sound: the jazz of harlem’, featuring the music of duke ellington, billy strayhorn, edgar sampson, and more. the david rubenstein atrium at lincoln center, free. >>

9/2 7:30pm doors, 8:30pm: members of the roots host the ‘old new york live’ variety show featuring special celebrity guests and emerging talents. union hall, $10. >>

9/2-6: take free classes in ballet, creative movement, hip hop, jazz, and more during dancewave's  open house. rsvp required. >>

9/2-10: bamcinĂ©matek presents a 17-film retrospective on cultural documentarian les blank, including werner herzog eats his shoe, gap-toothed women, the blues accordin’ to lightnin’ hopkins, and more. $14. >>


sales, deals, freebies

buy one jamba juice, get one free (printable coupon). >>

ends today: the liddabit sweets homemade candy company celebrates one year in chelsea market with a free caramel with any purchase (sat), 10% off purchases that include a snack'r bar (sun), and 10% off everything plus a free caramel with any purchase (mon). >>

racked rounds up 40 labor day weekend sales. >>


ticket deals

thru 9/14: score 2-for-1 broadway week tickets to 21 shows, including aladdin, cabaret, once, wicked, you can’t take it with you, more. >>

admission for two for $11 (reg. $24) or individual membership for $31 (reg. $75) to the museum of the moving image. >>

go on a fall foliage cruise up the hudson river with a stop at cold spring 9/20-11/16 for $28-45.50 (+ ticket fees, reg $40-65). >>

take a cruise up the hudson to bear mountain to visit oktoberfest 9/27-10/26 for $28-45.50 (plus ticket fees, reg $40-65). >>

get free tickets to see a jazz-age interpretation of macbeth at the players theatre in the village 9/5-10/4 (plus ticket fees, reg. $25-60). >>

get tickets to see michael cera, kieran culkin and tavi gevinson in this is our youth at the cort theatre thru 11/23 for $45-89 (plus ticket fees, reg. $79-135). >>

get tickets to trapped in a room with a zombie in midtown thru 12/31 for $18 (plus ticket fees, reg. $28). >>

get free tickets to the affordable art fair at the tunnel 9/26-29 (plus ticket fees, reg. $15). >>

take a 90-minute nighttime city lights cruise (drink included) aboard a 1920s-style yacht thru october for $26 (plus ticket fees, reg $52). >>


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