MON-TUES, 11/22-23: SAKS HOLIDAY SHOW, FLATIRON INSTALLATION PARTY, VINTAGE BASEMENT, AND MORE

monday

mon 5pm (mondays thru 12/13): broadway performances at hudson yards: hudson yards celebrates the return of the great white way with free live performances from broadway’s hot-ticket musicals every week on level 4. tonight: aladdin and the lion king. >>

mon 5:30pm (on display thru 1/1/2022): flatiron holiday installation launch party: enjoy free shake shack frozen custard, free hot chocolate, and take home an nyc souvenir (while supplies last) at the flatiron district’s annual holiday interactive art installation launch event. flatiron north plaza, free admission. >>

mon 6pm: annual european literature night: immerse yourself in the atmosphere of a european literary salon at bohemian national hall (ues), where writers, translators, and actors will share 11 new books from 10 european countries through readings and discussions. free admission. >>

sponsored: mon 7pm (rescheduled from 11/18): rep. adam schiff: midnight in washington: congressman adam schiff will be in conversation with author, podcaster, and former federal prosecutor preet bharara to discuss the release of schiff’s first book, midnight in washington: how we almost lost our democracy and still could, at the great hall at the cooper union (east village). free (rsvp required). >>

mon 7pm: an evening with the ‘reel’ diva of hollywood costume design, edith head: bring on the golden age glamor! actor susan claassen (a conversation with edith head) portrays prolific hollywood costume designer edith head (1897-1981) during a dramatized conversation with austin cabaret theatre’s stuart moulton at the national arts club (gramercy). free (donations welcome). >>

mon 8pm (weekly): butterboy: the comedy show helmed by jo firestone, aparna nancherla, and maeve higgins with dj donwill returns to littlefield (gowanus) with stand-up by jay jurden (fallon), erik bergstrom (colbert), nonye brown-west (npr), dave mizzoni (gayme show), anna roisman (hq words), and more. $12. >>

mon 9pm (monthly): vintage basement: twins max and nicky weinbach host a neo-retro evening of stand-up comedy and music featuring an all-twin duos lineup: the lucas brothers (netflix), stone + stone (comedy central), and annabel and sabina meschke (vulture). kraine theater (east village), $7-15 sliding scale admission. >>

our next event

On Saturday, January 8 at 10:30pm, Let’s Dance and celebrate David Bowie’s 75th birthday and the 50+ years of music he gave us.

DJ Steve Reynolds (Party Like It’s 1999) will spin the hits and deep cuts from The Thin White Duke’s 50-year career, with videos of Bowie’s best videos and movie appearances projected by Music Video Time Machine.

the skint presents:
The Third Annual Loving The Alien: A Bowie Tribute Dance Party
Saturday, January 8 at 10:30pm
littlefield
635 Sackett Street, Brooklyn 11217

Tickets are $8 in advance. A limited number of $12 tickets will be available for walk-ups at the door.

Tickets: https://littlefieldnyc.com/event/?wfea_eb_id=210617230807

littlefield is an all-vaccinated event space. Please note that all patrons attending in-person events must show proof of vaccination. More info can be found on littlefield’s homepage.

tuesday

tues 5:30pm: ice theatre of new york pop-up performance: have an ice day with this annual series of short ice choreography works performed at outdoor rinks. tonight: liz schmidt will perform when atoms embrace, a solo set to arvo pärt’s ‘spiegel im spiegel.’ free. >>

tues 7pm: saks fifth avenue holiday show: saks fifth avenue will be all aglow tonight for the luxury retailer’s annual holiday window reveal, featuring a light show and guest performances. irl and online. >>

tues 7pm: drink + draw fundraiser for astoria food pantry: no experience necessary. drawing materials will be made available, or bring your own. astoria food pantry and online, $10+ suggested donation (100% will go towards astoria food pantry). >>

tues 7pm: hack city: asian not asian podcast’s fumi abe and michael nguyen host the hack city comedy show at caveat (les), with standup by gastor almonte, alex english, jay jurden, franqi french, and natasha vaynblat. $12 with promo code ‘skint’ (reg. $15 adv, $20 door. >>

tues 7:30pm (weekly): i made you a playlist: stand-up meets spotify at this weekly comedy show and dance party hosted by kelly bachman. tonight’s ‘pop punks’ theme features brendan sagalow (mtv), isaiah lorenzo (vulture), yoshiko watson (new york magazine), and chloe mcgovern (off the record comedy). the three diamond door (bushwick), free admission. >>

tues 8pm (weekly): schmooze comedy show: mix and mingle with hosts lucie pohl and chase durousseau at the schmooze comedy show, where comedy sets are scored live by alex wakim on the piano. tonight: liz miele (conan), harrison greenbaum (america’s got talent), brittany cardwell (drule comedy), grant sheffield, and cansu karabiyik. bonus: $20 bottles of wine. the backroom of the august laura (east village), $10. >>

tues 8:30pm: just come! comedy show: pamela ross, kendall farrell, ashley hamilton, and nolawee mengist bring the laughs back to east williamsburg with standup by shalewa sharpe (hbo), dina hashem (comedy central), mia jackson (last comic standing), sarah tollemache (colbert), and more. the graham (east williamsburg), free ($10 suggested donation). >>

ongoing

our roundup of 80+ ongoing events: public art, film fests, and more. >>

submissions

we know there’s no shortage of sources for news and safety updates. what is scarce is periodic distraction. so for the time being, in keeping with our efforts to support our performance and cultural community, the skint will be sending out periodic emails about local openings, event streams and other related resources to help occupy your time. if you know of something that might fit the bill, feel free to send us the details using the contact form on our website.

stay safe and healthy.

– the skint