SAT-SUN 3/7-8: SKINT WEEKEND

saturday

free art opening:
ian trask ‘blister pact’ @ the invisible dog (thru 4/11) >>

10am-6pm: mike carbo’s 20th annual new york comic book marketplace comes to penn plaza pavilion with 35 vendors, plus panel discussions and guests including roddy piper, jake ‘the snake’ roberts, comic book men, scott shiaffo (clerks), taimak (the last dragon), bill plympton, and more. $20 admission (autographs extra). >>

10:30am-6pm: join others for live screenings of tedxmanhattan’s ‘changing the way we eat’ sustainable food conference, which will feature speakers including farmers, restauranteurs, food writers and nutritionists. various locations, free. >>

11am-7pm: enjoy free snacks and drinks at the grand opening of the bucketfeet artist-designed footwear studio in nolita. 266 elizabeth st. (bet. houston + prince), free (rsvp). >>

12pm: nyt staff reporter mary pilon stops by the uncommons board game cafe to read and discuss her book, the monopolists: the story of obsession, fury, and scandal behind the world’s favorite board game. free. >>

12pm: 10 bands play baby’s all right’s first annual wake + bake festival. $5. >>

12-2pm (monthly): make a succulent planter at the greenpoint hand skills meetup. materials and tools will be provided, and all skill levels are welcome. greenpoint library, free (rsvp requested). >>

12-6pm: 40 artists and small presses gather at the nyc feminist zinefest for zine selling, readings and workshops. barnard college’s barnard hall, free admission. >>

12-6pm (monthly): 20+ cruelty-free vendors sell cheese, fudge, donuts, ice cream sammies, hot dogs, sandwiches, skin care products and more at the vegan shop-up pop-up market. pine box rock shop, free admission (under 21 must be accompanied by a parent of guardian). >>

5, 7pm: this is your brain on yoga: see how yoga impacts your mind, with brain scans before and class. bring your own mat, cash only. babycastles, $18-20 scan only, $35-40 class + scan. >>

5-11pm: this month’s free target first saturdays at the brooklyn museum celebrates women’s history month with an evening of music, film, and more. food, beer and wine will be available for purchase. free admission. >>

7pm (monthly): dana rossi’s soundtrack series, where writers, musicians, actors and comics tell stories they associate with songs of their choosing, returns to q.e.d. astoria. $5. >>

7pm: stream gallery hosts a free screening of director garry sykes’s uk teen dramedy, drunken butterflies, along with an exhibition of behind the scenes images and video, art and zines. >>

7pm (ends today): the sixth annual avant music festival of experimental music features works from cage, gibson, matthusen, and uzuri. the wild project, $15 general, $10 students. >>

7pm doors, 8pm show: comedian dan licata presents a night of comedy + rock n roll at palisades, with live music from low fat getting high, flagland, and washer, plus comedians chris gethard (the chris gethard show), joe pera (comedy central), and shakir standley (last comic standing). $5. >>

7pm-1am (fri-sat, weekly): the weekly brooklyn night bazaar night market brings bands, food, drinks, vendors, light installations, mini golf, ping pong and skee-ball to a 24,000 sq ft warehouse. this week’s live music comes from brother joscephus and the love revolution, stumblebum brass band, underground horns, the world, inferno friendship society, runny, joey steel and the attitude adjusters, and penguin. free admission. >>

7:30pm: contemporaneous, a 21-member ensemble, marks its fifth anniversary with a program of new music at the dimenna center for classical music. free. >>

7:30pm doors, 8pm show: glass ghost and stranger cat play knitting factory. $10. >>

8pm: iktus percussion hosts the firehouse new music series series at the firehouse space. $10. >>

8pm: ekphrasis: a group of ten writers and artists who’ve been paired up will exhibit and read their new works at shoestring press gallery. hosted by emily niland and kate mooney. free. >>

8pm: ski lodge, life size maps, mirror kisses, soft spot, and love spread play nola darling. $7. >>

8pm doors, 8:30pm show: (weekly): the show/tell show mixes show + tell with stand up comedy at over the eight. tonight’s performers include lukas kaiser (chappelle’s show), steve desiena, sarah tollemache, brandon scott wolf, robert dean, and casey james salengo. hosted by christian polanco. optional: bring something to show + talk about for a chance to win $20 cash (the first five to sign up get a free drink ticket). free. >>

8pm doors: the wretched 90s queer party pays tribute to nirvana with bands and dj shomi noise. don pedro, $5 before 10pm, $7 after. >>

9pm (weekly): folks relive their most embarrassing sexual experiences at natalie wall’s ‘awkward sex… and the city’ storytelling show. tonight’s tales come from amber nelson (comedy central, time out’s ‘comics to watch’), sabrina jalees (comedy central), will miles, and lucas connolly. the museum of sex, $15 adv or at the door when you mention the skint (reg. $20). >>

9pm: hear ‘the dirtiest, most unsafe for prime time jokes, bits, and riffs’ at the dirty show stand-up comedy show. q.e.d. astoria, $5. >>

9pm: iris lune plays a free concert at bamcafé. >>

9:30pm (monthly thru 7/11): gas station horror: hosts j. w. crump and jordan hirsch show 30-second scenes from b-horror films purchased from gas stations and bodegas, which are then finished by improvisors. plus, giveaways, raffles, and trivia. the pit, $10 general, $1 students. >>

10pm-4am: depeche mode fan club new york throws its first dance party of the year at slake. $10 adv, $15 door. >>

10:30pm: sex with betsy and alise: an all-female, sex-positive comedy show features stand up from michelle wolf (seth meyers), jena friedman (the daily show), anna drezen (reductress), and halle kiefer, anonymous sex questions answered by jo firestone (‘punderdome 3000 host’, wfmu), girls with brown hair and sandy honig, an interview with retired porn star lisa ann, and a dance performance by cocoon central dance team. hosted by alise morales and betsy kenney. coco66, $3 admission includes a dirty goodies raffle ticket and benefits the reproductive health access project. >>

10:30pm: happy karaoke fun time = a musically improvised show where lyrics are made up on the spot. the annoyance theatre + bar, $5. >>

11pm-4am (monthly): the glamdammit crew’s party features bands, djs playing punk, rock and glam rock jams, an open pbr bar (11pm-midnight). the grand victory, $7. >>

11:30pm-4am (monthly): the mondo dance party rocks out indie, britpop, post-punk, girl group jams, and more at cameo. $3 with facebook rsvp, $5 without. >>

midnight-ish movies:
demons @ nitehawk. $11. >>
she shoulda said no! (fri) and the master touch (sat) @ spectacle. $5. >>
sleeper and the room @ landmark sunshine. $10. >>
the babadook @ ifc. $14. >>
the duke of burgundy @ ifc. $14. >>
the rolling stones – charlie is my darling – ireland 1965 @ ifc. $14. >>

ends sat: the 17th annual craic festival of new irish music and film, which includes a liam neeson q+a gala, includes after parties every night with free stella artois beer. tribeca cinemas and mercury lounge, $15-30. >>

sunday

2am: bring on the spring! daylight savings time begins today.

11am-5pm: the first ridgewood market of the year returns with 40+ independent and local vendors. free admission. >>

11:30am-5pm: brush up on your technique at 92y’s guitar fest. free (rsvp required). >>

1-4pm: learn how to make miniature egg dioramas and amigurumi at nyc resistor’s make-along workshop. $10. >>

2pm: emerging writers discuss the business of writing — paying the bills, discipline, reading, and more — at ‘the hustle,’ a new discussion series at word bookstore. free. >>

2pm (+ 3/9 @ 7pm): for the benefit of miss jennie gourlay: billy hipkins’s one-man serio-comedic production takes a look at the life of jennie gourlay, an actress who was poised to star at ford’s theater when abraham lincoln was assassinated. $9 plus ticket fees here (reg. $18 general, $10 students/seniors). >>

2pm (monthly): the mannes college new school for music’s schneider concerts season continues with the hermès quartet performing haydn, schumann, and schubert. $17.50 general, $15 seniors, $5 students. >>

2:30pm: the international women’s day march for gender equality and women’s rights marches from dag hammarskjöld plaza (47th st. @ 2nd ave.) to times square (42nd st. @ 7th ave.). >>

4pm doors, 5pm show: alfred hitchock’s rear window (1954), starring james stewart, grace kelly, wendell corey, and raymond burr, screens at the united palace of cultural arts, with an introduction by critic lou lumenick. free. >>

5pm: ensemble acjw performs beethoven and brahms at a free carnegie hall-sponsored concert at our saviour’s atonement lutheran church in washington heights. >>

5-10pm (monthly): this month’s second sunday open studios at red hook’s pioneer works features site-specific installations, interviews, music and more. free ($10 suggested donation). >>

6:30pm doors: desert noises and such hounds play merecury lounge. $10. >>

7:30pm: the night shift theater’s drunken shakespeare = shakespeare readings, karaoke-style, in a bar. 310 bowery bar room, free. >>

8pm (weekly): the ‘if you build it’ comedy show with host kara klenk features stand-up by sheng wang (john oliver, comedy central), aparna nancherla (conan, last comic standing), kevin mccaffrey (letterman), liza treyger (chelsea lately), brandie posey, jake head, and dwight simmons. ucbeast, $5. >>

8pm (thru 3/30): hold on to your butts: two comedic actors and a foley artist perform a one hour shot-for-shot remake of jurassic park. the pit, $18 general (up from $10 in september), $1 students (at the door). >>

8pm: red baraat’s festival of colors at brooklyn bowl features live music by the eight-piece band and rupa + the april fishes and brooklyn raga massive. mention ‘bowling special’ at the shoe desk to get 50% off a lane after 8pm. $15 admission. >>

8pm: wvfrms, michi kusa, nightdogs, and cobalt cranes play palisades. $7. >>

sunday thru 6/7: the museum of modern art presents a björk retrospective, featuring sounds, films, visuals, instruments, objects, and costumes from the performer’s career. free with regular museum admission ($25 general, $18 seniors, $14 students, free fridays 4-8pm) >>

all weekend

sat-sun: art + feminism wikipedia edit-a-thon: bring your laptop and energy (i.e., power cords) to help create and update wikipedia entries on subjects related to women and the arts. rsvp required. sat 11am-5pm @ moma, free; sat 3-8pm @ brooklyn museum, free with suggested museum admission; sun 1-7pm @ babycastles, free. >>

ends sun: reps from 40 companies and incubators located in the brooklyn tech triangle host an entrepreneurship symposium, career panels, open office tours, and a mentorship hackathon during the second annual tech u. various locations, free (rsvp). >>

ends sun: happy birthday johnny cash: alex battles + the whiskey rebellion celebrate the man in black’s 83rd at the bell house. $15+. >>

ends sun: it’s armory arts week! art shows worth checking out:
spring/break. skylight at moynihan station, $10. >>
the art show. park avenue armory, $25. >>
the (un)scene art show. 549 w. 52nd st., free. >>
the armory show. piers 92 + 94, $45 general, $30 students/seniors. >>
moving image. waterfront new york tunnel event space, free. >>
pulse new york contemporary art fair. the metropolitan pavilion, $25 general, $15 students/seniors. >>
volta ny. pier 90, $25 general, $20 students. >>
art on paper. pier 36, free-$10 here (plus ticket fees, reg. $25). >>
clio art fair. 508-526 w. 26th st., free. >>
independent. 548 w. 22nd st., $20. >>
scope. 639 w. 46th st., $30. >>

thru 3/12: film forum screens a new restoration of grey gardens, the classic 1976 documentary of jackie o’s reclusive relatives living in a decaying east hampton mansion. $13.50. >>

thru 3/15: film festivals and series:
ends sat: cinefest 2015: hispanic film festival. the new school, free. >>
thru 3/9: third annual first time fest. various locations, $12+. >>
thru 3/12: 20th annual rendez-vous with french cinema. fslc, bam, ifc, various prices. >>
thru 3/13: ‘see it big! high and wide.’ momi, $12. >>
thru 3/15: screenwriters and the blacklist. anthology, $10 general, $8 students/seniors. >>

check our website for ongoing events. >>

ticket deals

get tickets to the coffee + tea festival at brooklyn expo center 3/21-22 for $10 (plus ticket fees, reg. $26). >>

admission to the museum of sex thru 4/30 for $9.75 (plus ticket fees, reg. $19.05). >>

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FRI, 3/6: FREE PING PONG, JOHNNY CASH BASH, YOUR BRAIN ON YOGA, FILM FESTS, BEAT NITE

around town today

free art openings:
aperture magazine’s queer issue launch @ aperture >>
’beat nite’: 10 bushwick art spaces stay open late for this bi-annual art-stroll >>
group show: ‘beyond the uniform: an exhibition of combat paper’ @ art 101 (thru 4/5) >>
group show: ‘destroy, she said’ @ the boiler (thru 4/5) >>
group show: the warriors fund tattoo art show + silent auction@ eight of swords. >>

8:30am-5:45pm (ends today): climate injustice: are there solutions? seriously, are there? hunter college’s roosevelt house, free (rsvp). >>

4-10pm: unplug + pong: play 30 minutes of free ping pong when you check in your mobile device at spin. >>

6pm: fat, sick + nearly dead‘s joe cross discusses his new book, reboot with joe: 7 keys to losing weight, staying healthy and thriving. b+n tribeca, free. >>

6, 8pm (+ 3/7 @ 5, 7pm): this is your brain on yoga: see how yoga impacts your mind, with brain scans before and class. bring your own mat, cash only. babycastles, $18-20 scan only, $35-40 class + scan. >>

6:30pm (monthly): the paper garden records free music performance series at chelsea market continues with death vessel, matt sucich, and summer underground. >>

6:30pm doors, 7pm start (monthly): the new york society for ethical culture hosts a screening and discussion of the ethical issues presented in the film juno (2007). $5 suggested donation includes snacks and beverages. >>

7pm: f*ck that movie! comedians/haters joel kim booster (the toast), anna drezen (reductress) and a panel of guests discuss the movies they hate most. videology. $5. >>

7-9pm: test your nyc geographical smarts at the eighth annual panorama challenge. queens museum, $15. >>

7-10pm: free cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served at the opening of the smartglamour pop-up shop launch event, which features clothing sizes xxs-6x. 436 e. 9th st. (bet. 1st ave and ave a) >>

7pm-1am: steampunk masquerade ball at lovecraft bar: magic, burlesque, mind reading, fashions, bands, djs, and more. bonus: the first 50 folks get a free cthulhu shot. free admission before 7pm, $10 after. >>

7pm-1am (fri-sat, weekly): the weekly brooklyn night bazaar night market brings bands, food, drinks, vendors, light installations, mini golf, ping pong and skee-ball to a 24,000 sq ft warehouse. this week’s live music comes from brother joscephus and the love revolution, stumblebum brass band, underground horns, the world, inferno friendship society, runny, joey steel and the attitude adjusters, and penguin. free admission. >>

7:30pm doors, 8pm show (weekly): aaron glaser’s slow dance comedy show at the east village’s niagara features stand-up from sam morrill (conan), jena friedman (the daily show), luke cunningham (fallon), jennifer bartels, brian frange, michael joyce, and amy cardinale. no drink minimum. 1/2 off well drinks and draught beer happy hour until 8pm. free admission. >>

8pm (+ 3/7 @ 8pm): the sixth annual avant music festival of experimental music features works from cage, gibson, matthusen, and uzuri. the wild project, $15 general, $10 students. >>

8pm: california x, ovlov, iyez, and darkwing play saint vitus. $12. >>

3/6 8pm: screaming females, downtown boys, and aye nako play the silent barn. $15. >>

8pm, midnight: violent bullsh*t, naked heroes, and ambiance play cameo (8pm), followed by dj sets at midnight by nancy whang (lcd soundsystem, the juan maclean) and midnight magic. $5. >>

8pm doors, 8:30pm show: comedian/author/shredder dave hill (tasteful nudes, npr) and his band valley lodge bring comedy and music to union hall for ‘meet me in the bathroom and tell me all your secrets’. tonight’s guests: aparna nancherla, bandits on the run, and eliot glazer. $10. >>

8pm doors, 9pm show (thru 3/8): happy birthday johnny cash: alex battles + the whiskey rebellion celebrate the man in black’s 83rd at the bell house. $15+. >>

8pm doors, 9pm show: the big sleep, isadora, slothrust, and spritzer play rough trade. $12. >>

9pm: comedian justin perez’s ‘justin’s basement show’ features performances by michelle wolf (seth meyers, amber nelson (comedy central, time out‘s ‘comics to watch’, shen wang (fallon), julio torres (comedy central ‘comic to watch’), mark vigeant, and tanael joachim. bonus: free cake and $3 drinks! brit pack, free admission. >>

9pm (weekly): the live from outer space comedy show at the cobra club in bushwick features stand-up by nick turner (comedy central, fallon), giulia rozzi (bad bride, chelsea lately), mike drucker (snl, fallon), kara klenk (girl code, ‘if you build it’ co-host), and brad austin (‘comedy at beauty bar’ co-host). hosted by john f. o’donnell (comedy central), ben kronberg (comedy central) and erik bergstrom (the new yorker illustrator). free. >>

9pm-midnight: no partner or experience necessary when the new york city barn dance hits jalopy. $13 adv, $15 door. >>

9:30pm: the princess bride… entirely from memory: seven performers attempt to recreate the story of the princess bride, from memory. without knowing which role they’ll have until the show. with audience-written lines. and with random sound effects added in. videology, $10. >>

9:30pm-midnight (weekly): beyond the bookcase, a live music + art series in the room behind the mondrian soho’s revolving bookcase, features live music by richie quake and effie liu, and art by logan hicks. $12 admission includes a drink. >>

10pm: caption contest live! improviser/comedian tamara nolte hosts a 45-minute live version of her online caption contest. the annoyance theatre + bar, $5. >>

10pm: the french kiss party presents andrés, aurora halal, and jan woo at good room. $10-15 adv, $20 door. >>

11pm: van damme fight night: comedians announce some of jean-claude van damme’s cinematic fights as if they were pay-per-view events. plus, trivia and a tight pants/high kick competition. videology, free. >>

11pm:  djs brian blackout (head on, ydh2s) and doctor mister (feeling gloomy, ydh2s) spin soul, funk, mod, psych, disco, glam, prog, arena rock, and muscly-armed disco at their release the beast dance party. the grand victory, free. >>

midnight (monthly): three new wacky game show concepts get tested out with audience participation at the incredible game show showcase. from the brain of jo firestone (‘punderdome 3000′ co-host, wfmu). ucbeast, $5. >>

midnight-ish movies:
demons @ nitehawk. $11. >>
she shoulda said no! (fri) and the master touch (sat) @ spectacle. $5. >>
sleeper and the room @ landmark sunshine. $10. >>
the babadook @ ifc. $14. >>
the duke of burgundy @ ifc. $14. >>
the rolling stones – charlie is my darling – ireland 1965 @ ifc. $14. >>

thru 3/7: the 17th annual craic festival of new irish music and film, which includes a liam neeson q+a gala, includes after parties every night with free stella artois beer. tribeca cinemas and mercury lounge, $15-30. >>

thru 3/8: reps from 40 companies and incubators located in the brooklyn tech triangle host an entrepreneurship symposium, career panels, open office tours, and a mentorship hackathon during the second annual tech u. various locations, free (rsvp). >>

thru 3/8: it’s armory arts week! art shows worth checking out:
thru 3/8: spring/break. skylight at moynihan station, $10. >>
thru 3/8: the art show. park avenue armory, $25. >>
thru 3/8: the (un)scene art show. 549 w. 52nd st., free. >>
thru 3/8: the armory show. piers 92 + 94, $45 general, $30 students/seniors. >>
thru 3/8: moving image. waterfront new york tunnel event space, free. >>
thru 3/8: pulse new york contemporary art fair. the metropolitan pavilion, $25 general, $15 students/seniors. >>
thru 3/7: volta ny. pier 90, $25 general, $20 students. >>
thru 3/8: art on paper. pier 36, free-$10 here (plus ticket fees, reg. $25). >>
thru 3/8: clio art fair. 508-526 w. 26th st., free. >>
thru 3/8: independent. 548 w. 22nd st., $20. >>
thru 3/8: scope. 639 w. 46th st., $30. >>

thru 3/12: film forum screens a new restoration of grey gardens, the classic 1976 documentary of jackie o’s reclusive relatives living in a decaying east hampton mansion. $13.50. >>

thru 3/15: film festivals and series:
thru 3/7: cinefest 2015: hispanic film festival. the new school, free. >>
thru 3/9: third annual first time fest. various locations, $12+. >>
thru 3/12: 20th annual rendez-vous with french cinema. fslc, bam, ifc, various prices. >>
thru 3/13: ‘see it big! high and wide.’ momi, $12. >>
thru 3/15: screenwriters and the blacklist. anthology, $10 general, $8 students/seniors. >>

check our website for ongoing events. >>

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admission to the museum of sex thru 4/30 for $9.75 (plus ticket fees, reg. $19.05). >>

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THURS, 3/5: ART BATTLES, ARCADE FIRE’S WILL BUTLER, RIP DAY, FOOD EVENTS

around town today

free art openings:
keith haring ‘heaven and hell’ @ skarstedt (thru 4/18) >>
group show: ‘rip day: celebrating the lost but not forgotten diy spaces of brooklyn’ @ cloud city (thru 3/15) >>
group show ‘selma march’ @ steven kasher gallery (thru 4/18) >>

10am-10pm (thru 3/5): fiercely curious celebrates its first anniversary with a 3600 square foot pop-up art + design boutique featuring 40 brooklyn based artists and makers. tonight’s closing night bazaar (6pm-midnight) includes discounts and samples for sale. 317 3rd ave (gowanus), free admission. >>

5pm: the new school hosts a free public symposium on the high line’s impact. >>

5:30pm (+ 3/6 8:30am-5:45pm): climate injustice: are there solutions? seriously, are there? hunter college’s roosevelt house, free (rsvp). >>

6pm: learn how to build your professional network with linkedin and use it in your job search from career coach john crant at nypl sibl. free. >>

6pm: associate professor of nutrition, food studies, and public health amy bentley discusses her book, inventing baby food: taste, health, and the industrialization of the american diet. the new school, free. >>

6pm: dick byrne, research professor in the school of psychology at scotland’s st. andrews university, discusses the evolution of the human brain and how the ‘great leap’ of acquiring language took place. amnh’s kaufmann theater, free, >>

6-9pm (monthly): galleries stay open late during the dumbo first thursday gallery walk. free. >>

6:30pm: a panel of food writers, purveyors and restaurant owners discusses the connection between jewish food and memory. scheduled to appear: noah bernamoff (mile end delicatessen), eve jochnowitz (the vilna vegetarian cookbook annotator), mark russ federman (russ + daughters), laura silver (knish: in search of the jewish soul food), julia moskin (the new york times food reporter). $16 general, $12 students/seniors. >>

6pm doors: chef showdown: three chefs create two unique appetizers, and you get to taste and judge who’s best. admission includes a glass of beer or wine, coconut water, and hors d’oeuvres. sullivan thompson (167 bleecker st.), $10 with promo code ‘theskint’ (reg. $20). >>

6:30pm: new york times op-ed columnist and pulitzer prize-winner nicholas d. kristof and pulitzer prize-winning journalist sheryl wudunn look at the ways organizations and individuals tackle social injustice around the world, and how we can become more engaged and effective global citizens, in their book, a path appears: transforming lives, creating opportunity. bhs, $10. >>

6:30pm: author and artist michael benson gives an illustrated lecture chronicling the depiction of humankind’s visualization of the cosmos throughout history in his book, cosmigraphics: picturing space through time. nypl mid-manhattan, free. >>

6:30pm (thursdays thru 3/26): the architectural league’s annual ‘emerging voices’ lecture series spotlights individuals and firms. $10. >>

7pm: columbia university’s earth institute director and author jeffrey sachs presents his new book, the age of sustainable developemnt, at b+n 82nd + broadway. free. >>

7pm: genetics vs altitude: what makes coffee delicious? intelligentsia coffee and tea vp geoff watts discusses green coffee farms, with a tasting to follow. housing works, free. >>

7pm: libby o’connell, history channel svp and chief historian, discusses her book, the american plate: a culinary history in 100 bites, followed by a signing and reception. american folk art museum, $12. >>

7pm: deliciously ella blogger ella woodward shares plant-based and gluten-free recipes in her new cookbook discussion at powerhouse arena. free. >>

7pm (weekly): jiji lee hosts the split personality storytelling and character open mic show at williamsburg’s over the eight. tonight’s guests: jsudi green (reductress) and dawn fraser (ted@nyc talk). free. >>

7pm (+ 4/2): adult language school fluent city hosts a free screening of crouching tiger, hidden dragon (2000) at videology, and raffles off a $100 gift certificate towards group classes. the series ends 4/2 with life is beautiful. >>

7pm (weekly): bow tie cinemas screens in a lonely place (1950), starring humphrey bogart, gloria grahame, and frank lovejoy, as part of its ‘chelsea classics’ series. $8. >>

7pm: the annual irish heritage concert at st. patrick’s cathedral features  traditional and contemporary irish music by the st. patrick’s cathedral choir, the washington square harp and shamrock orchestra, mick moloney + friends, and the cathedral organ. free. >>

7:30pm: the sticky series presents 10-minute plays in park slope’s beauty bar. $10 adv, $15 door. >>

7:30pm doors, 8pm show: tonight’s edition of the northern discomfort comedy show at the stand features jessica kirson (last comic standing, comedy central), nate bargatze (letterman, comedy central), mike lawrence (comedy central), nore davis (comedy central), and wali collins (letterman). hosted by josh carter and ray devito. $5 with promo code ‘skint’ (reg. $15). >>

7:30pm doors, 8pm show (weekly): the myrtle comedy show at clinton hill’s splitty features jeffrey joseph (comedy central), erik bergstrom (the new yorker illustrator), tom mccaffrey (adventures in comedy), john early (30 rock, ‘showgasm’ host), sabrina jalees (comedy central), and kenny zimlinghaus joining host greg johnson. $5. >>

8pm (ends today): comedian/writer giulia rozzi (‘stripped stories’) fesses up about being a depressed, drunk, coward that said ‘i do’ when she should have said ‘i don’t’ in her acclaimed solo show, bad bride. treehouse theater, $8. >>

8pm (monthly): the pacific stand-up comedy show at pacific standard in gowanus/park slope features josh gondelman (john oliver), jena friedman (the daily show), erik bergstrom (the new yorker illustrator), naomi ekperigin (comedy central ‘comics to watch’), and arthur meyer (fallon). hosted by matt koff (the daily show writer) and brendan mclaughlin (best week ever writer). free. >>

8pm: eula plays an lp release show at palisades with no bra, gull, and martin bisi martin bisi, algis kizys, bob bert, and ian campbell. $7. >>

8pm doors, 8:30pm show: lilly wolf, bridges and powerlines, eunice, and shane maux play a free show at the paper box. >>

8pm doors, 9pm show: arcade fire’s will butler and teen play bowery ballroom. $16. >>

8pm doors, 9pm show: hundred waters and mitski play mhow. $15 adv, $17 dos. >>

8:45pm: montreal nine-piece electrofunk band busty and the bass plays rockwood music hall’s stage 2. $10. >>

9pm doors: dead leaf echo, boom said thunder, and gingerlys play the cobra club. $5. >>

9:30pm: strong female lead presents a free screening of butterfield 8 (1960) at videology. >>

10pm-2am (thursdays thru 4/30): art battles! lpr, $10. >>

thru 3/7: the 17th annual craic festival of new irish music and film, which includes a liam neeson q+a gala, includes after parties every night with free stella artois beer. tribeca cinemas and mercury lounge, $15-30. >>

thru 3/8: reps from 40 companies and incubators located in the brooklyn tech triangle host an entrepreneurship symposium, career panels, open office tours, and a mentorship hackathon during the second annual tech u. various locations, free (rsvp). >>

thru 3/8: it’s armory arts week! art shows worth checking out:
thru 3/8: spring/break. skylight at moynihan station, $10. >>
thru 3/8: the art show. park avenue armory, $25. >>
thru 3/8: the (un)scene art show. 549 w. 52nd st., free. >>
thru 3/8: the armory show. piers 92 + 94, $45 general, $30 students/seniors. >>
thru 3/8: moving image. waterfront new york tunnel event space, free. >>
thru 3/8: pulse new york contemporary art fair. the metropolitan pavilion, $25 general, $15 students/seniors. >>
3/6-7: volta ny. pier 90, $25 general, $20 students. >>
3/6-8: art on paper. pier 36, free-$10 here (plus ticket fees, reg. $25). >>
3/6-8: clio art fair. 508-526 w. 26th st., free. >>
3/6-8: independent. 548 w. 22nd st., $20. >>
3/6-8: scope. 639 w. 46th st., $30. >>

check our website for ongoing events. >>

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3/6 4-10pm: unplug + pong: play 30 minutes of free ping pong when you check in your mobile device at spin. >>

3/6 6, 8pm (+ 3/7 @ 5, 7pm): this is your brain on yoga: see how yoga impacts your mind with brain scans before and class. bring your own mat, cash only. babycastles, $18-20 scan only, $35-40 class + scan. >>

3/6 6-10pm: 10 bushwick art spaces stay open late for the bi-annual ’beat nite’ art-stroll (free admission). $10 after-party at the vasquez includes a drink. >>

3/6 6:30pm doors, 7pm start (monthly): the new york society for ethical culture hosts a screening and discussion of the ethical issues presented in the film juno (2007). $5 suggested donation includes snacks and beverages. >>

3/6 7pm: f*ck that movie! comedians/haters joel kim booster (the toast), anna drezen (reductress) and a panel of guests discuss the movies they hate most. videology. $5. >>

3/6 7-9pm: test your nyc geographical smarts at the eighth annual panorama challenge. queens museum, $15. >>

3/6 7-10pm: free cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served at the opening of the smartglamour pop-up shop launch event, which features clothing sizes xxs-6x. 436 e. 9th st. (bet. 1st ave and ave a) >>

3/6 7pm-1am: steampunk masquerade ball at lovecraft bar: magic, burlesque, mind reading, fashions, bands, djs, and more. bonus: the first 50 folks get a free cthulhu shot. free admission before 7pm, $10 after. >>

3/6 7pm-1am (fri-sat, weekly): the weekly brooklyn night bazaar night market brings bands, food, drinks, vendors, light installations, mini golf, ping pong and skee-ball to a 24,000 sq ft warehouse. this week’s live music comes from brother joscephus and the love revolution, stumblebum brass band, underground horns, the world, inferno friendship society, runny, joey steel and the attitude adjusters, and penguin. free admission. >>

3/6 8pm doors, 9pm show (thru 3/8): happy birthday johnny cash: alex battles + the whiskey rebellion celebrate the man in black’s 83rd at the bell house. $15+. >>

3/6 9:30pm: the princess bride… entirely from memory: seven performers attempt to recreate the story of the princess bride, from memory. without knowing which role they’ll have until the show. with audience-written lines. and with random sound effects added in. videology, $10. >>

3/6 10pm: caption contest live! improviser/comedian tamara nolte hosts a 45-minute live version of her online caption contest. the annoyance theatre + bar, $5. >>

3/6 10pm: the french kiss party presents andrés, aurora halal, and jan woo at good room. $10-15 adv, $20 door. >>

3/6 11pm:  djs brian blackout (head on, ydh2s) and doctor mister (feeling gloomy, ydh2s) spin soul, funk, mod, psych, disco, glam, prog, arena rock, and muscly-armed disco at their release the beast dance party. the grand victory, free. >>

3/6-12: film forum screens a new restoration of grey gardens, the classic 1976 documentary of jackie o’s reclusive relatives living in a decaying east hampton mansion. $13.50. >>

3/6-15: film festivals and series:
3/6-7: cinefest 2015: hispanic film festival. the new school, free. >>
3/6-3/9: third annual first time fest. various locations, $12+. >>
3/6-12: 20th annual rendez-vous with french cinema. fslc, bam, ifc, various prices. >>
3/6-13: ‘see it big! high and wide.’ momi, $12. >>
3/6-15: screenwriters and the blacklist. anthology, $10 general, $8 students/seniors. >>

sales, deals, freebies

ends today: take an extra 20% off up to three local groupon deals with promo code ‘triple’. >>

$30-40 to spend on food and drinks at fools gold nyc in the les for $15-20. >>

stream new albums from purity ring, pearson sound, matthew e. white, omar sosa, and heems on npr. >>

ticket deals

mozart’s coronation mass (3/21) and robert ray’s gospel mass (3/30) at carnegie hall for $5-10 ($110 value). >>

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