nine old-fashioned soda fountains in nyc: enjoy a taste of old new york at these spots rounded up by untapped citites. >>


fri thru 3/12: snubbed: great movies, no nominations: with a nod to film awards season, the museum of the moving image presents 24 american films that received no academy awards nominations, despite acclaim from peers and critics of their era. highlights include city lights, crooklyn, the big sleep, gimme shelter, harold and maude, miller’s crossing, rushmore, the thin blue line, and more. museum of the moving image (astoria), $15 general, $11 students/seniors. >>

fri thru 3/4: cy twombly exhibition: coinciding with making past present: cy twombly at the museum of fine arts in boston, gagosian gallery’s 980 madison avenue location hosts an exhibition of paintings, sculptures, and works on paper by cy twombly. spanning over two floors, the exhibition gathers works produced in the final decade of the artist’s life. opening reception 1/20 from 6-8pm. free admission. >>

sponsored: thru 2/12: the immortal jellyfish girl: winner of the drama desk special award for sophisticated puppetry, wakka wakka (made in china, 2017) returns to 59e59 theaters with the immortal jellyfish girl. part coming-of-age story and part dystopian tragedy, the immortal jellyfish girl soars through dimensions, unconfined by time, gravity, or biology. the year is 2555: large swaths of the earth’s surface are considered dead zones and global extinction has begun. yet in this age of loneliness and destruction there is still hope. use promo code ‘skint’ to snag $20 tickets (reg. $45.50-60.50) to any performance. (standard service fees apply to all phone/internet orders. all offers subject to availability. this offer may be revoked or modified at any time without notice. not valid with any other offer.) >>

fri thru 2/12: lunar new year celebrations in nyc: from manhattan’s chinatown to flushing and beyond, amny rounds up the many ways to celebrate the year of the rabbit across nyc. >>

fri thru 1/29: the winter show: discover 5,000 years of art, antiques, and design from 65 dealers at the 69th edition of the winter show. park avenue armory (ues), $30 general, $25 seniors, $20 students (admission benefits east side house settlement). >>

fri thru 1/28: master drawings new york: the annual exhibition of drawings, paintings, watercolors, and sculptures returns to 25 upper east side galleries. a series of partner events are also scheduled. free admission. >>

fri + sat (7:30pm): when you finish saving the world with jesse eisenberg: actor jesse eisenberg will be in-person for q+a following a screening of when you finish saving the world, his directorial debut starring julianne moore and finn wolfhard, at alamo drafthouse (downtown brooklyn). $18.99. >>

fri + sat (8pm:) the chelsea symphony: se souvenir: the chelsea symphony presents a program featuring works lost to history written by french, female composers augusta holmès, paule maurice, and fernande decruck. the dimenna center for classical music (midtown west), $25 adv, $20 suggested donation at the door. >>

fri 7pm: adam wade’s ups and downs: stories of friendship and hope: in his new solo show, author, storytelling teacher, and record-holding 20-time moth storyslam winner adam wade opens up about the highs and lows of his life in new york city, and the kind folks who have helped him realize his dreams. magnet theater (chelsea), $10. >>

fri 7pm (monthly): kweendom: come out for the kweendom lgbtq+ comedy and storytelling show, featuring performances by elsa eli waithe (npr), pamela ross (sirius xm), drew tessier, nora jefferies, and winter. hosted by bobby hankinson. pete’s candy store (williamsburg), free (donations are welcome and will benefit immigration equality). >>

fri 7pm: hard drive presents: game boys: hard drive, a satirical gamer news site, presents an evening of stand-up at caveat (les). up next: justin covington (netflix), karli marulli (vulture), lucas connolly (comedy central), myq kaplan (america’s got talent), and lex the lexicon artist. $10 with promo code ‘gamer’ (reg. $15 adv, $20 door). >>

fri 7:30pm (monthly): transplants comedy show: funny folks from all over tell jokes and stories about where they came from and how they got here at the transplants comedy show, featuring standup by auggie lutz (comedy central), kendal farrell (comedy central), dj arrison (comedy central), katie boyle (the shift), pamela ross, and charlie dawson. hosted by leland long. q.e.d. (astoria), $10 with promo code ‘transplants’ (reg. $15). >>

fri 8pm: sh*t show with jordan klepper: comedian and political commentator jordan klepper (the daily show, jordan klepper fingers the consipracy) hosts a panel show about the sh*t show we call ‘the news,’ with guests john hodgman (judge john hodgman), aaron jackson (the opposition), jo firesone (fallon), jenny hagel (seth myers), and asher perlman (the new yorker). the bell house (gowanus), $20. >>

fri 8pm: you people with kenya barris: kenya barris, creator of black-ish and #blackaf, will be in-person for a conversation following the paris theater opening night screening of you people, his new movie starring jonah hill (who co-wrote the script with harris), lauren london, eddie murphy, julia louis-dreyfus, nia long, sam jay, and david duchovny. the paris theater (midtown), $16 general, $14 seniors/students. >>

fri 8:30pm (weekly): bitches brew comedy show: see what all the brew-ha-ha is about at this women-produced and hosted comedy show, returning to the back room at halyards (gowanus) with stand-up by melissa rich (nylon), james hamilton (vice), electra telesford (the new york times), andrew schiavone (siriusxm), rallo boykins (comedy central), and kunal c. arora (comedy central). free admission (a tip jar will be passed around at the end of the show). >>

fri 8:30pm (weekly): live from outer space comedy show: john f. o’donnell, myka fox, and max bruno host an evening of out-of-this-world stand-up at the cobra club. tonight: clark jones (comedy central), matt koff (the daily show), james hamilton (vice), irene merrow (betches), and zilla vodnas. cobra club (bushwick), donation-based. >>


Brooke Gladstone, journalist, host of WNYC’s On the Media, and lover of well-told stories, curates a night of short fiction that illuminates the hilarious, profound, and inspiring ways that we seek to understand the human condition. Featuring stories by authors Kendra Fortmeyer, Mary Gordon, Meron Hadero, and David Michael Kaplan performed by Richard Masur (Younger), Bebe Neuwirth (Julia), Chinasa Ogbuagu (The Girl from Plainville), and Calvin Leon Smith (The Underground Railroad). Selected Shorts at Symphony Space.



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sat thru 5/30: magentaverse: immerse yourself in color at artechouse’s latest immersive installation, inspired by pantone’s 2023 color of the year, viva magenta. artechouse (chelsea market), $25 general, $20 students/seniors, $20 mon-fri for ny + nj residents. >>

sat 7:30pm: seen, sound, scribe: lincoln center poet-in-residence mahogany l. browne curates the ‘seen, sound, scribe’ spoken word and conversation series at lincoln center’s david rubenstein atrium (uws). tonight’s edition includes a writing workshop and short open mic led by featured poet, author, and cultural critic omar holmon (black nerd problems), followed by music with adair. free admission. >>

sat 8pm: dolly parton birthday celebration: jalopy hosts its annual dolly parton b-day jam, with musicians interpreting dolly’s songs in honor of the icon’s 77th birthday. jalopy (carroll gardens/columbia street waterfront), $15. >>

sat 9:30pm (monthly): unpopular opinions: three performers share unpopular opinions with 60 seconds to make their case. the catch? they have no idea what the opinion is going to be ahead of time. tonight: phoebe robinson (2 dope queens), aparna nancherla (comedy central), calise hawkins (fallon), and richard perez. hosted by peru. caveat (les), $15 adv, $20 door. >>

sat 10pm (monthly): sandwich comedy show: comedians serve up slices of new material at gastor almonte and jess salomon’s sandwich comedy show, featuring zach zimmerman (the new yorker), clark jones (comedy central), and chloe radcliffe (fallon). union hall (park slope), $10 adv, $15 day-of. >>


sun 8am: new york road runners fred lebow half-marathon: participate or cheer from the sidelines at the annual 13.1-mile run through central park, honoring late nyrr president and new york city marathon co-founder fred lebow. $35-45 to run, free to watch. >>

sun 10am-5pm: nyc vintage pop-up at grand bazaar nyc: today’s edition of grand bazaar nyc, nyc’s oldest and largest curated market, highlights 80 curated independent vintage fashion and accessories dealers. indoors and outdoors at 100 w 77th st at columbus ave, free admission. >>

sun 12pm: women’s march: bigger than roe: on the 50th anniversary of roe v. wade, marches and rallies for women’s rights will be taking place across the country. in manhattan, black feminists matter has organized a march from the washington square arch in greenwich village to wall street. black women and allies welcome. >>

sun 8pm: shalewa sharpe’s don’t reach in the bag: comedian shalewa sharpe pulls back the curtain on her six years working at an adult video store at the turn of the century in her ‘hilarious and heartwarming’ solo show. littlefield (gowanus), $10. >>


mon 7pm: clint smith: how the word is passed: writer, poet, and scholar clint smith will discuss and sign copies of how the word is passed: a reckoning with the history of slavery across america at barnes + noble’s union square location. in conversation with b+n editorial director miwa messer. free admission (signed books will be available for purchase). >>

mon 7:30pm (monthly thru may): music mondays concert series: the 20-year anniversary edition of ‘music mondays’ brings leading classical and contemporary chamber music ensembles to advent lutheran church (uws), continuing tonight with borromeo quartet and harpist bridget kibbey, who’ll perform a program of debussy and fauré. free admission. >>

mon 7:30pm: (weekly): u host? lgbtq+ comedy: host griffin leeds presents a lineup of lgbtq+ comedians at the rosemont (williamsburg), including sam taggart (ziwe), eman el-husseini (siriusxm), indigo asim (reductress), schuyler robinson, and raye schiller. bonus: $5 happy hour. free admission (donations welcome). >>

mon 8pm (weekly): butterboy comedy: the comedy show helmed by jo firestone, aparna nancherla, and maeve higgins with dj donwill returns with stand-up by hari kondabolu (netflix), shanna christmas (amazon), rohan padhye (npr), and rachel mccartney (pbs). littlefield (gowanus), $10 adv, $12 day-of. >>


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