Friday, November 2

TODAY: 11,000 FREE FOOD TRUCK MEALS, FREE BOTANICAL GARDEN ADMISSION, IFPDA PRINT FAIR

around town today

some options on ways to help and where to volunteer from wnyc, mug, greenpointers, and brokelyn

canceled 5:30-7pm: the opening ceremony of the annual ing new york city marathon includes the parade of nations, pro-athlete appearances, fireworks, more. cpw @ 67th st, free. >>

6:30pm: doc. let fury have the hour explores how creative voices affect social and political change. followed by a q+a with filmmaker antonino d'ambrosio and preceded by a set of protest songs. location one, free. >>

8pm doors: the free 'pirate party' comedy show at greenpoint's red star features dave hill, aparna nancherla, roger hailes, joyelle johnson, gary vider, and host annie lederman. a karoke after party follows. bonus: $2 bud light drafts and $3 well drinks 8-8:30pm. >>

8pm (+ 11/3): the yarn/wire new music quartet (two percussionists and two pianists) perform composer-cantor judith berkman’s large-scale chamber opera ‘the vienna rite’ at roulette, $15 >>

8:30pm: brooklyn indie duo cultfever, plus blonds, and kenji urada perform at glasslands, $10 >>

8:30pm: ska rockers the toasters take over the knitting factory with the rudie crew and the snails, $12-14 >>

postponed 9pm: indie pop bands hospitality and teen play bowery ballroom, $15 >>

9pm-midnight: no partner or experience necessary at the new york city barn dance. jalopy, $15. >>

10:30pm: the raya brass band combines balkan + gypsy music with dance grooves at littlefield. the pitchblak brass band opens. $10. >>

postponed 10:30pm: heavy metal tribute bands tragedy (bee gees) and hair supply (air supply) play mercury lounge, $10-12 >>

thru 11/4: see original prints from 90 dealers spanning all periods at the ifpda print fair. park avenue armory, $15 adv, $20 door. >>

thru 2-4: 27 short films from six countries compete at the brownfish short film festival. cinema village, $15+. >>

thru 11/4 (+ thru 12/29): the museum of the moving image's 'see it big' screening series continues with suspiria (1977) and the innocents (1961). free with $12 museum admission. >>

thru 11/15 in honor of the who coming to brooklyn later this month, bamcinématek presents a series of the who movies: quadrophenia, lisztomania, the kids are alright, and tommy. $12. >>

thru 11/30: elizabeth herman's photo exhibition 'a woman's war' explores women's struggles to rebuild life + family after war's end. opening reception 11/9. united photo industries (111 front st, dumbo), free. >>


check our website for a list of ongoing events >>


sales, deals, freebies

10:30am-8pm: the museum of the moving image offers free admission today (reg $12), including a free screenings of back to the future at 2 + 6:30pm >>

12pm-4pm: 12 food trucks will be giving out 11,000 free meals to those in need at 7 locations in manhattan and brooklyn >>

thru 11/4: the brookyn botanic garden reopens with free admission through the weekend (reg $10) and the new york botanical garden offers 50% off admission through the weekend (reg $20), while the queens botanical garden is free all season long


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