FRI-MON, 3/22-25: SKINT WEEKEND

friday

thru 4/12 (more dates added): brewery tours + beer tasting at greenpoint beer + ale co.: see what’s brewing at greenpoint beer + ale co’s guided tours and tastings. $20. >>

thru 3/28: milestone movies: the anniversary collection – 1974: the paris theater, manhattan’s last single screen movie palace, presents 15 of 1974’s best films including a woman under the influence, alice doesn’t live here anymore, blazing saddles, female trouble, foxy brown, the conversation, and more. plus, select screenings will include introductions by guests including annette insdorf, john early, stephanie zacharek, and others. the paris theater (midtown), $17 general, $15 seniors/$15. >>

thru sun: affordable art fair: spring edition: the affordable art fair returns to the metropolitan ravilion (chelsea), showcasing a collection of contemporary artworks with prices ranging from $100 to $12,000. this weekend’s 35th edition features work by over 400 artists. $35+. >>

fri + sat (11am until they run out): free ‘big new yorker’ pizza bagels: yeasty boys bagels and pizza hut will be giving out free ‘big new yorker’ pizza bagels in soho (broadway between prince + spring) on friday and domino park (williamsburg) on saturday. look for the food truck. while supplies last. >>

fri + sat (7pm): jalopy’s seventh annual early-spring jug + string band rendezvous: eight bands, including dirdy birdies jug band and bill carney’s jug addicts, perform early 20th century north american jug and string music over two nights at jalopy’s annual gathering. jalopy (carroll gardens/columbia street waterfront), $20. >>

sponsored: fri + sat (8pm): kurt rosenwinkel: the jlco with wynton marsalis: one of the most respected composers and improvisers of the 21st century, guitarist kurt rosenwinkel performs the world premiere of community and continuum, his jazz at lincoln center-commissioned program of newly arranged original music alongside the jazz at lincoln center orchestra with wynton marsalis. lincoln center’s rose theater (uws), save 40% on tickets with promo code ‘skint’ >>

fri + sat (8pm + 9:30pm): flop house comedy ‘best of’ showcase: flop house comedy club (williamsburg) presents ‘best of’ showcases fri + sat, featuring standup by carmen lagala (comedy central), dina hashem (comedy central), dan perlman (flatbush misdemeanors), isabel hagen (fallon), and more. bonus: 2-for-1 drinks at the 9:30pm shows. $5-15 (save 33% on 8pm show tickets with promo code ‘skint’). >>

fri + sat (various times): perelman performing arts center lobby stage shows: the perelman performing arts center hosts a series of free performances on the vartan and clare gregorian stage in the pac lobby. this week: miranda joan (fri 5:45pm), jarana beat (sat 2:30pm), and jc maillard (sat 8pm). >>

fri + sat (various times): friends and lovers 10 year anniversary celebration: crown heights performance and event venue friends and lovers celebrates 10 years with two nights of dancing (fri + sat, $15) and a vinyl pop-up on saturday (free). >>

fri 7pm: romantic retellings panel: molly horan, author of epically earmest, a queer ya retelling of oscar wilde’s the importance of being earnest, hosts a panel discussion with authors camille kellogg, elle gonzalez rose, and brian d. kennedy about adapting classic romance novels. the ripped bodice bookstore (park slope), $20 ticket includes a $20 store credit. >>

fri 8pm: comedy night at farm.one: brain weapon brings a group of comedians to farm.one, an indoor farm in prospect heights specializing in edible flowers and specialty greens. hosted by andre medrano, with derek humphrey (mtv), ray zawodni (siriusxm), pooja reddy (kutti gang comedy), andre medrano (don’t tell comedy), and yoshiko watson. free admission ($10 suggested donation) >>

fri 8pm (monthly): mean girls drink-along: a drinking game nyc casts actors in a live staged reading of a beloved 80s/90s/00s movie and turns the whole thing into a drinking game. join them tonight as they stumble through mark waters’s mean girls) (2004). the bell house (gowanus), $20 adv, $25 day-of. >>

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 mike lebovitz (hbo), fareeha khan (comedy central), britt migs (cracked), james azzeratti (siriusxm), and andrew casertano. free admission (a tip jar will be passed around at the end of the show). >>

fri 9pm (ends tonight): music video time machine presents: the final dance party: dance and sing along one last time to old school music videos from the 80s and 90s at tonight’s final edition of music video time machine’s monthly bash with dj/vj stephen pitalo. bye bye bye. the front bar of the bell house (gowanus), free admission. >>

fri 11:30pm doors: taylor’s version party: dance to t-swift’s hits and deep cuts from every era you know all too well at brooklyn bowl (williamsburg). $15-20. >>

sponsored

Join Manhattan Concert Productions for a night of festive music-making: SYMPHONIC SERIES AND SONGS!

Elizabeth Swanson will conduct the Octavo Series Chorus in a rousing performance of varied, contemporary choral repertoire. From on-your-feet spirituals like This Little Light of Mine and I Will Rise, to the New York City premiere of Mari Esabel Valverde’s Look Down, Fair Moon, audiences will be treated to an eclectic and effervescent night of singing.

In addition, the evening will feature performances by elite wind ensembles from around the country. Programmed are works by Leonard Bernstein, Percy Grainger, Samuel Hazo and more.

Be sure to get your tickets today for this night of superb music-making, available to you for just $9 with promo code TSK43137!

Manhattan Concert Productions presents:
Symphonic Series and Songs
Monday, March 25 at 8:00 PM
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

Get tickets for any seat in the house for just $9 (up to a $110 value!)*
Use promo code TSK43137 when booking on carnegiehall.org, or mention it when calling CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800, or while visiting the Box Office at 57th Street and Seventh Avenue (M-Sat 11AM–6PM, S 12-6 PM)
*Facility or service fee may be applied to online and phone orders.

saturday

sat + sun (thru october): coney island’s luna park and deno’s wonder wheel amusement park open for the season: luna park opens saturday, with the annual egg cream christening of the cyclone roller coaster and free rides and egg creams for the first 97 guests on sunday; deno’s wonder wheel amusement park opens sunday with the 39th annual blessing of the rides ceremony and free wonder wheel rides for the first 104 visitors. >>

sat thru 4/28: origin theatre company’s 16th annual 1st irish festival: the origin 1st irish theatre festival, the only festival of its kind devoted to producing and presenting the theatrical work of contemporary irish playwrights from around the world, presents a month of plays, readings, talks, and special events in venues across nyc. various prices. >>

sat 10am-6pm (various dates and locations thru 11/9): japan fes opening day: the japanese food street fair returns for the 2024 season, with a rotating lineup of vendors from around the world. today’s location: astor place, between broadway + lafayette street (east village). free admission (pay-as-you-go). >>

🥃 sponsored: sat 1-4pm, 6-9pm: brooklyn whiskey + spirits fest: taste an outstanding selection of whiskies and a variety of craft spirits, ranging from american kentucky bourbons to irish whiskies and more at industry city! guests will enjoy unlimited whiskey and spirits samples for the entire session, paired live music and access to delicious food available to purchase. special offer for the skint readers: save 40% with promo code ‘theskint’ >>

sat 4pm: feminism and fortune telling: the women of the lower east side: join marie carter, boroughs of the dead tour guide and author of mortimer and the witches: a history of nineteenth-century fortune tellers, as she delves into the lives of working-class fortune tellers in 19th-century nyc and mortimer thomson, the man who set out to discredit them. the talk will be followed by a visit to thomson’s final resting place. modern chapel at green-wood cemetery, $5. >>

sat 7:30pm: electra telesford: #forever28: comedian electra telesford performs new material about teaching gen-z in the digital age, nostalgia, and getting older in a youth-obsessed world. union hall (park slope), $12 adv, $15 door. >>

sat 7:30pm (monthly): the odd rock comedy hour: comedy musician rob paravonian, known for his viral ‘pachelbel rant’ and other videos, hosts a music and comedy variety show with performances by phil johnson, becky goodman, andrew steiner, and ihea inyama at q.e.d. (astoria). $10. >>

sat 9:30pm: discount: the disco variety show: based on a love and deeply inaccurate knowledge of the 70’s, christopher morucci and kendall davis present an evening of comedy, drag, burlesque, disco dance numbers, and more at caveat (les). $18.80 with promo code ‘discount’ (reg. $20-25). >>

sunday

sun thru 4/7 (closed 3/31): 49th macy’s flower show: macy’s welcomes the start of spring with its annual flower show, an immersive display of thousands of blooms that fills the herald square flagship store’s main floor. free admission. >>

sun 3pm: risk! presents: ‘what’s your story?’: think you don’t have stories to share? think again. through a series of prompts, find out how fun it is to share and listen to stories while connecting with new people at ‘what’s your story?,’ a facilitated, story-centric social event hosted by kevin allison (the state). come alone or with friends! nighthorse (greenpoint), $25. >>

sun 3pm doors: movies at the united palace with lin-manuel miranda: the movies at the united palace (washington heights) series continues its 2024 season with a screening of blue beetle, followed by a discussion with lin-manuel miranda and director angel manuel soto. free admission (rsvp). >>

sun 5pm: some fun lines: the one year anniversary show: johnathan appel (john oliver), chandler dean (mcsweeneys), and maeve dunigan (the new yorker) fill your sunday with satire and humor readings with some help from guests james folta (the new yorker), josh gondelman (desus + mero), rima parikh (the onion), freddie shanel (reductress), charu sinha (inside job) and jen spyra (colbert). $13.55 with promo code ‘somefunskint’ (reg. $18+ adv, $23 door). >>

sun 7pm (+ 3/31 at last place on earth): improvised dungeons and dragons: an improvised dnd comedy adventure, where you create the heroes, you cast the spells, and you roll the (20 sided) die. wild east brewing co. (gowanus), $5 adv, $10 door. >>

sun 7:30pm: earth tones: comedians asha ward and sureni weerasekera bring a lineup of qtbipoc comedians to union hall (park slope), including dorian debose, jared waters, jess henderson, nico carney, and sandy honig. $15 adv, $20 door. >>

monday

mon 4:15pm, 7pm (monthly): movie musical mondays: a monthly series of iconic musicals hits the big screen at village east by angelika, continuing the season with george sidney’s bye bye birdie (1963), starring ann-margret, janet leigh, and dick van dyke. $18. >>

mon 5-9pm: spring clothing swap: bring a bag of clean, gently-used spring and summer clothing to swap or donate, and pick up some new (to you) threads at footlight underground at the windjammer’s seasonal clothing swap. footlight underground at the windjammer (ridgewood), $5 suggested donation tickets. donations of gently used housewares, unused toiletries, menstruation products, and diapers are welcome, and will be donated to bushwick ayuda mutua. >>

mon 7pm (monthly): ‘an evening with…’ screening series: cinema 123 by angelika’s newest series celebrates stars in iconic films. next up: marilyn monroe and clark gable in john huston’s the misfits (1961). cinema 123 by angelika (ues), $22. >>

mon 7:30pm: not a boy, not a girl comedy show: will morrison hosts this comedy show outside of the gender binary, returning to crystal lake (williamsburg) with standup by lou gonzalez jr., shenuque tissera, tristan miller, amando houser, michael oluokon, and nomie k baker. $5 adv, $10 door. >>

sponsored: mon 8pm: a night at carnegie hall for $9! mcp’s symphonic series and songs: join manhattan concert productions for a night of festive music-making at carnegie hall! elizabeth swanson will conduct the octavo series chorus in a rousing performance of varied, contemporary choral repertoire. from on-your-feet spirituals like this little light of mine and i will rise, to the new york city premiere of mari esabel valverde’s look down, fair moon, audiences will be treated to an eclectic and effervescent night of singing. in addition, the evening will feature performances by elite wind ensembles from around the country. programmed are works by leonard bernstein, percy grainger, samuel hazo and more. use promo code ‘tsk43137’ for $9 tickets (up to a $110 value!). facility or service fee may be applied. >>

mon 8pm (weekly): butterboy comedy: the comedy show helmed by maeve higgins with guest host joyelle nicole johnson and dj donwill returns with stand-up by liza treyger (netflix), onika mclean (bravo), caitlin cook (the writing on the stall), matt koff (the daily show), and rebecca weiser (reductress). littlefield (gowanus), $10 adv, $12 day-of. >>

mon 9:30pm: her side comedy: a lineup of comedians put a new spin on celebrating women’s history month by dressing up and performing stand-up as famous women from history. caveat (les), $20+. >>

ongoing

our roundup of 50+ ongoing events and attractions: art exhibits, film screenings, and more. >>

stay safe and healthy
– the skint