03/06/17 11:30am
Throw your hands in the air with Yalini Dream (#

Throw your hands in the air with Yalini Dream (#5)

[Ed note: Reminder, we now have a separate roundup for activism-focused events, which we encourage you to check out here.]

1. Write your own bits at Do-It-Yourself Comedy: Come up with a funny premise, and if the host turns it into a joke, you get a free drink. Plus comedy from Liza Treyger, Nore Davis, Julio Torres, Lorelei Ramirez, and Chris Moore. (Monday, The Well, FREE)

2. Prove your smarts at Queerious March: Mysteerious Queertures, an LGBTQ-focused trivia night hosted by Ms. Quizzle with prizes, drink specials, and special guest Nyx Nocturne. (Monday, Way Station, FREE)

3. Proudly display your prettiest preserves at Cookbook Club Presents: Cured Magazine Issue 1, a celebration of all kinds of preserved foodstuffs with bites and drinks to try, plus plenty of foodies to schmooze with. (Tuesday, Archestratus Books & Food, FREE)  (more…)

08/15/16 10:13am
The end of summer is nigh — dance out your sorrow with DJ Ella Hu$$le (#10)

The end of summer is nigh — dance out your sorrow with DJ Ella Hu$$le (#10)

1. What else can you do in this hellish heat but head for water? Join Rooftop Films in Coney Island for Flicks on the Beach, tonight presenting the inimitable Purple Rain. (Monday, Coney Island, FREE)

2. Wyatt Cenac is on vacation, so the always hilarious Night Train has a different guest host each week. Tonight is Giulia Rozzi, with a terrific lineup including Todd Barry, Matteo Lane, Theo Von, Ramon Rivas II, Rob Haze, and Marcia Belsky. (Monday, Littlefield, $5)

3. Help reform our criminal system at Trivia for Justice, a fundraiser, trivia night, and social for the New York chapter of Equal Justice USA, which “works to build a justice system that is the solution instead of the problem.” (Tuesday, Koelner BierHalle, $20) (more…)

11/09/15 1:06pm
Molly Crabapple is ready to read to you. (#1)

Molly Crabapple is ready to read to you. (#1) (photo by Seth Kushner)

1. The always fabulous Franklin Park Reading Series presents a night of rad women, from memoirists to novelists to poets: Molly Crabapple, Rachel Glaser, Noy Holland, Sanderia Faye, and Kma Sullivan. (Monday, FREE)

2. Sycamore Bar’s monthly star sign party is all about Scorpios. There will be tarot readings, flower crowns, drink specials, and, of course, cosmic connections. (Monday, FREE)

3. Surely you’ve heard that it’s NYC Cider Week? Tonight, join Edible Brooklyn for a Scandinavian evening featuring Nordic-inspired snacks and Rekorderlig’s Spiced Apple Hard Cider. (Tuesday, $10) (more…)