opens tuesday (ongoing): museum of broadway opens: it’s curtain-up for the museum of broadway, the first permanent museum celebrating broadway’s history, behind-the-scene secrets, and game changers. the interactive and immersive experience, located in the theater district (of course), includes costumes, props, sheet music, photo ops, and more. $39 (a portion of each ticket will be donated to broadway cares/equity fights aids). >>

tues thru 11/22: get your fill of film at the annual bowery film festival @ regal essex crossing, dct, and university settlement (tues thru sat, $15) and nordic international film festival @ scandinavia house (weds thru 11/22, $13+).

tues 11:30am (various dates thru 2/21/2023): ice theatre of new york city pop-up performances: have an ice day with this annual series of short ice choreography performed at skating rinks across the city. today: winter village at bryant park (midtown). free. >>

tues 6pm: fulton fish market: a history: celebrating the release of his new book, author jonathan h. rees will give an illustrated talk on how the fulton fish market, founded in 1822 and relocated to the bronx in 2005, shaped american cuisine, commerce, and culture by bringing together economic, technological, urban, culinary, and environmental history. books will be available for purchase. south street seaport museum (rsvp required), free admission. >>

tues 6pm: 29th annual harlem holiday lights: a parade of lighted floats from community organizations and sponsors will travel throughout harlem to kick off the holiday season. starting at 125th street and broadway, this year’s grand marshals are rapper doug e. fresh and celebrity chef melba wilson. free. >>

tues 6:30pm: 2021 national book awards finalists reading: the national book foundation and the nyu creative writing program present readings by each of the 2022 national book award finalists in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, young people’s literature, and translated literature at nyu kimmel center (greenwich village). $10. >>

tues 7pm: how sex changed the internet and the internet changed sex: an unexpected history: samantha cole, senior editor at vice’s motherboard, explores the history of all things sex online, and where they may be heading, in a discussion on her new book, how sex changed the internet and the internet changed sex: an unexpected history, with whore of new york writer liara roux at powerhouse @ the archway (dumbo). $10 ticket includes a gift certificate for use in the store, $36 ticket includes a copy of the book. >>

tues 7pm (monthly): astronomy on tap: scientists, educators, artists, and other astronomy enthusiasts come to pete’s candy store (williamsburg) for an evening of lectures and astronomically-themed games. tonight, explore black holes and how the universe got magnetized with grad students jasmine ramirez (cuny) and ryan golant (columbia). free admission. >>

tues 8pm: john ross bowie: no job for a man: actor and comedian john ross bowie (speechless, big bang theory) will be joined by actor and comedian julie klausner (difficult people) to discuss his new memoir at book club bookstore and wine bar (east village). signed books will be available for purchase. free admission. >>

tues 8:30pm (weekly): i made you a playlist: stand-up meets after-party at this weekly comedy show and dance party, guest-hosted by mary martin. tonight’s show features atheer yacoub (comedy central), youngmi mayer (feeling asian), orion levine, and dayton bisset. the three diamond door (bushwick), free admission. >>

tues 9pm (monthly): sweet comedy show: sweets-giving: seth herzog’s long-running live comedy show returns for a special thanksgiving-themed show with guests john hodgman (judge john hodgman), neal brennan (the daily show), tone bell (comedy central), julian mccullough (colbert), and erik bergstrom (the new yorker). chelsea music hall, $15 (save $5 with promo code ‘giving’). >>


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Today (Monday) only, get tickets to any of three performances at Carnegie Hall for just $25 when you use promo code SKN40669* online, over the phone (212-247-7800) or at the Box Office on 57th and Seventh Street (11 AM – 6 PM). For details, see our post from earlier today here.


weds thru 1/14/2023: illuminated gardens: the new york and brooklyn botanic gardens bring back their colorfully illuminated, immersive after-dark trails for the holiday season. the brooklyn botanic garden’s ‘lightscape’ runs 11/16-1/8/2023 ($40), and the new york botanical garden’s ‘glow’ runs 11/18-1/14/2023 ($39). >>

weds 6pm: annual european literature night: ukranian institute of america (ues) hosts acclaimed authors, translators, and performers representing 11 e.u. countries, who’ll read excerpts from new and classic works and engage in a panel discussion exploring this year’s salient topic: ‘literature and peace.’ with opening remarks by ambassador silvio gonzato, deputy head of the european union delegation to the united nations. free admission (rsvp). >>

weds 6:30: sewer book launch event: science journalist and historian jessica hester and new york department of sanitation artist-in-residence sto len sit down for a conversation exploring the topic of waste and its impact on human systems through the intersection of art, science, and history at center for book arts (flatiron). $5. >>

sponsored: weds 7pm: high dancy, holly hunter and more at selected shorts: actors krystina alabado (broadway’s mean girls), hugh dancy (hannibal), and holly hunter (succession) perform stories by yohanca delgado, greg jackson, and erin somers at symphony space’s annual evening honoring the highly anticipated annual collection that celebrates the best of the form. pulitzer prize winner and bestselling novelist andrew sean greer (less) hosts and introduces this special evening pairing together some of the most exciting short stories and actors of today. skint readers can get a $15 ticket with promo code ‘bass’ (service charge applies). >>

weds 7pm (monthly): the best thing that ever happened to me: ask me another host ophira eisenberg and 20-time moth storyslam winner adam wade host ‘the best thing that ever happened to me,’ a storytelling show where performers recount transformative experiences that changed their lives for the better. caveat (les), $15 adv, $20 door. >>

weds 7:30pm (weekly): ambush comedy show – with free beer: josh johnson, lucas connolly, and brittany cardwell serve up slices of standup at two boots pizza (williamsburg), where they’ll be joined by subhah agarwal (comedy central), steve rogers (colbert), maddy smith (wild n’ out), and kevin o’brien (vice). bonus: free beer from 7:30-8pm. free admission (rsvp to enter the pizza raffle). >>

weds 7:30pm (weekly): we have fun: a stand-up show: hosts zach sims and dan wilbur bring the fun-ny to young ethel’s (park slope), with stand-up by comedians jess salomon (sandwich comedy), matt wayne (comedy central), peter grosz (npr), and stewart fullerton (that time of the week). free admission. >>

weds 7:30pm (+ 11/14, 2/13, 4/20): friends of mozart: settle in with some friends for a vocal recital of works by mozart, fauré, debussy, and barber at christ + st. stephen’s episcopal church (uws). free. >>

weds 8pm (weekly): savage comedy show: lizzie martinez and melissa rocha’s stand-up show comes roaring back with sets by anthony devito (colbert), youngmi mayer (feeling asian), orli matlow (adult swim), norlex belma (pbs), and joey hamburger (funny or die). bonus: rsvp for a chance to win a free drink. logan’s run (park slope), free. >>

weds 8pm (weekly): good girl comedy show: good girls laura merli (reductress) and molly brenner (molly brenner: i’m coming) bring their standup show back to friends and lovers (crown heights), with performers melody kamali (dyking out), matt goldich (seth meyers), nick mestad (clickhole), john rosenberger (amazon), andrea coleman (public victories), and orion levine. $5. >>

weds 8:30pm (monthly): we’re fine comedy show: everything’s fine at laura rankin and catherine mccafferty’s monthly comedy show, featuring standups kyle gordon (comedy central), ashton womack (the daily show), jeff wright (seth meyers), colleen genevieve (rent money), and liz glazer (cbs). crystal lake brooklyn (williamsburg), $10. >>

weds 10pm: and every one a witch: stop by for a spell (and a song) at ‘and every one a witch,’ an evening of piano karaoke, open mic performances, and musical rituals, hosted by lauren maul and lyssa mandel. club cumming (east village), free admission (1 drink min). >>


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