03/20/17 10:04am
Be ravished by Jezebel Express (#3)

Be ravished by Jezebel Express (#4) (pic by slipperroom/Flickr)

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

1. Laugh at illustrated jokes at the Picture This Two-Year Anniversary, where comedy from Jon Glaser, Phoebe Robinson, Jo Firestone, and Seaton Smith gets animated in real time by Bryan Brinkman, Dan Pinto, Victoria Montes, and more. (Monday, Bell House, $8)

2. Score some sweet spring duds at Thrift On, where you can “shop” your heart out at a plethora of free clothing rummage tables while DJ Shakey spins a soundtrack. (Monday, The Keep, FREE)

3. Hear a slew of bitchy screeds at Las Culturistas: I Don’t Think So, Honey, where 50 comedians, including Anna Drezen, Alise Morales, Mo Fry Pasic, Phoebe Robinson, and Julio Torres, go off for one minute each about something they hate. (Tuesday, Littlefield, $8) (more…)

05/23/16 3:16pm
Thrash around with The Casualties (#8)

Thrash around with The Casualties (#8)

1. If you’re looking for some relaxing Monday-night fun, Bed-Stuy Bingo is an excellent choice. Hosted by famed drag king Murray Hill with special guest burlesquer Maine Attraction, there will be prizes, drink specials, and a cash jackpot. (Monday, C’mon Everybody, FREE)

2. We know this “spring” has been a little disappointing, weather-wise. But if you’ve been doing some seasonal cleaning nonetheless, get yourself over to Thrift On to trade your trash in for treasures. Expect fabulous finds, plus contests, games, and DJ Shakey spinning a perfect soundtrack to your rummaging. (Monday, The Keep, FREE)

3. If you’ve got even a casual interest in the sciences, get your learning on at the Pint of Science Festival, co-presented with Astronomy on Tap and Sexology on Tap. There are nine events at six venues over three days; tonight’s offerings include “Creativity in Science” in Industry City and “More than a Mouthful: A Guide to Aphrodisiacs” in Crown Heights (Tuesday, $5) (more…)

05/12/16 4:00pm
Don't be too chicken (sorry!) to see Tanya Solomon's one-woman magic show (#2)

Don’t be too chicken (sorry!) to see Tanya Solomon’s magic show (#2) (pic by Adrian Buckmaster)

1. Try to solve the mystery at We Know Edie La Minx Had a Gun, a play delving into the sensationalism surrounding the life and death of a drag queen. (Friday & Saturday, Standard Toykraft, $15)

2. Get slayed by trickery at Tanya Solomon: Truth Assassin, a one-woman magic show featuring live fish, knives and blindfolds, rubber chickens and lots of illusions. (Friday & Saturday, Voorhees Theater, $20)

3. See some strange films at They Read By Night: an experimental cinema extravaganza featuring movies by Simon Liu, Preston Spurlock, and Josef Von Weikkmann. (Friday, Pet Rescue, FREE) (more…)