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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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