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Things to Do in Gramercy This Month - February 2019

February 9, 2019 - by CG Directory Editor
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Gramercy is one of Manhattan's smallest neighborhoods, but it's also one of the most beautiful. You'll find a nice selection of tasty eateries and independent shops in the area, as well as quite a few class New York City photo ops. City Guide will prepare you for your exploration of the area with this list of things to do in Gramercy this month.

Daniel Bennett Group - Tomi Jazz
February 09, 2019 - New York

New York saxophonist Daniel Bennett has been hailed as one of the most original and unpredictable musical voices of his generation. Daniel Bennett Group continues their monthly residency at Tomi Jazz in midtown Manhattan. Bennett is joined every month by guitarist Nat Janoff and Koko Bermejo on drums. The music is a provocative mix of jazz, avant-pop, and American folk music. The Boston Globe describes Bennett's music as "a mix of jazz, folk, and minimalism." The trio was recently voted "Best New Jazz Group" in New York City Hot House Magazine. The Daniel Bennett Group has been featured in the Washington Post, Boston Globe, NPR, Indianapolis Public Radio, San Francisco Examiner, St. Louis Public Radio and the Village Voice. Time Out New York describes the music as, "hypnotic." In addition to leading his own band, Daniel Bennett performs in Broadway and Off-Broadway theater productions in New York City. Daniel Bennett recently composed the musical score for stage adaptations of 'Frankenstein' and 'Brave Smiles' at the Hudson Guild Theatre in Manhattan. Daniel Bennett currently plays woodwinds in 'Blank! The Musical,' the first fully improvised Off-Broadway musical to launch on a nat... (read more)

Saturday Night Headliners - New York Comedy Club
February 09, 2019 - New York

Whether you’re a local or just visiting the greatest city in the world, New York City stand up comedy is a must-do activity. New York Comedy Club offers the most authentic NYC comedy experience in the city. Every show is packed with comics you know… or should! Your favorite podcast stars (Guys We Fucked, Legion of Skanks, Tuesdays With Stories), SiriusXM personalities (Jay Oakerson, Dan Soder, Andy Fiori, Shuli Egar), TV stars (Judah Friedlander, Rell Battle, Andrew Schulz, Carly Aquilino), Late Night personalities (Rory Albanese, Mike Yard, Ricky Velez, Jena Friedman, Josh Gondelman), plus hot young talent about to burst onto the scene. Tonight’s show features: Lineup TBA

Saturday Evening Comedy - New York Comedy Club
February 09, 2019 - New York

Get the authentic NYC stand up comedy experience at New York Comedy Club! Enjoy a nightly showcase of the best comedians in the city, hot up-and-comers, plus hotshot celebrity drop ins, national and international touring comics and more surprises! Our regulars include Judah Friedlander, Todd Barry, Andrew Schulz, Christian Finnegan, Bonnie McFarlane, Sherrod Small, Ari Shaffir, Ricky Velez, Yamaneika Saunders, Jay Oakerson, Matt Richards, Carly Aquilino, Carmen Lynch, Lenny Marcus, Mike Britt, Sarah Tollemache, Adrienne Iapalucci, Emma Willmann, James Mattern, Anthony Devito, Greg Stone, Aaron Berg, Mike Cannon, Jon Laster, Josh Gondelman, Matt Pavich, Nore Davis, Neko White, Corinne Fisher, Krystyna Hutchinson, Wendi Starling, Nathan Macintosh, Gary Vider, Sam Morril, Joe List, Mark Normand, Subhah Agarwal, Dante Nero, Chuck Nice and more!

The Early Show - New York Comedy Club
February 09, 2019 - New York

It’s never too early for Comedy! Join us for the quintessential New York City Comedy experience. Our happy hour show presents a mix of citywide stars, club favorites, and fresh faces so you can kick off your evening with a lot of laughs!

Middle School Memories - The PIT
February 09, 2019 - New York

Four best friends reflect on their bad choices they made at 12 through, song, stories and games.

Final Frontiers - The PIT
February 09, 2019 - New York

Join us as we boldly go where no improvisers have gone before: making up episodes of Star Trek on the spot. Each episode will follow a different Federation space ship as they explore new worlds, unravel cosmic mysteries, kill off red shirts, resist the Borg, and get cuddled by Tribbles. The show is for Trekkies* and non-Trekkies alike.

Kids These Days: A Sketch Comedy Show - The PIT
February 09, 2019 - New York

Kids These Days appeared at 2019 SF Sketchfest, 2019 Charleston Comedy Festival, 2018 NY SketchFest, 2018 NY Comedy Fest, 2018 HBO/The Television Academy's 2018 Independent Television Festival, & the 2018 Out of Bounds Comedy Festival in Austin, TX. They were named a Critics' Pick and profiled by the Austin Chronicle.

It's Getting Tired Mildred Episode 37 - The PIT
February 09, 2019 - New York

Set in the 1980's, known for riding the line between camp and loving homage to the soap opera genre, and featuring a dynamic cast of the independent theatre pros, IT'S GETTING TIRED MILDRED hooks audience members to come back month after month to see what happens next. Each episode of IT'S GETTING TIRED MILDRED is performed only once at this late-night, once-a-month event. Welcome to Mildred Springs! A quaint city in the vague Northeastern United States. A city not unlike other cities. Join us while the bold and the beautiful citizens of Mildred Springs live the days of their lives. Some might be young and restless. Some might be doctors working at Sacred Corpuscle Memorial, a general hospital. But they've all got one life to live. Join us as their world turns. Join us as their guiding light leads them on their constant search for tomorrow. Join us as they hang on to the edge of night and you will be transported to another world. The world of It's Getting Tired Mildred. But make sure you join us for their continuing stories.

Cpt: Comedy Peoples Time - The PIT
February 09, 2019 - New York

Presented by LeMar McLean, Comedy People's Time showcases late-night TV's funniest writers and performers, with a fresh crop of standups each month and a rotation of players you're sure to love.Instagram: comedypeoplestimeTwitter: CPT_Live

Saturday Late Night - New York Comedy Club
February 09, 2019 - New York

Get the authentic NYC stand up comedy experience at New York Comedy Club! Enjoy a nightly showcase of the best comedians in the city, hot up-and-comers, plus hotshot celebrity drop ins, national and international touring comics and more surprises! Our regulars include Judah Friedlander, Todd Barry, Andrew Schulz, Christian Finnegan, Bonnie McFarlane, Sherrod Small, Ari Shaffir, Ricky Velez, Yamaneika Saunders, Jay Oakerson, Matt Richards, Carly Aquilino, Carmen Lynch, Lenny Marcus, Mike Britt, Sarah Tollemache, Adrienne Iapalucci, Emma Willmann, James Mattern, Anthony Devito, Greg Stone, Aaron Berg, Mike Cannon, Jon Laster, Josh Gondelman, Matt Pavich, Nore Davis, Neko White, Corinne Fisher, Krystyna Hutchinson, Wendi Starling, Nathan Macintosh, Gary Vider, Sam Morril, Joe List, Mark Normand, Subhah Agarwal, Dante Nero, Chuck Nice and more!

Gas Station Horror - The PIT
February 09, 2019 - New York

Gas Station Horror is a monthly, high-energy improv show that turns terrible horror movies into excellent comedy. Host J. W. Crump is joined by a talented group of horror-philes from the major comedy theaters in New York. After playing clips from low-rent horror movies, the improvisers take the stage to finish the scene in new and hilarious ways. Every show features movie fun-facts, brand-new clips, and a sponsored raffle where audience members have the chance to win free DVDs and other prizes. GSH has been featured as a hot pick in the skint, Hy Reviews, The Blot, Time Out NY, and Horror Society, among many others! "GSH manages to be all of the things we want from a comedy show – slick, silly, welcoming, and hilarious from house open to post-show. J. W. Crump created a monster, and invites the whole city to come laugh at it." – Kevin Laibson, Former PIT Artistic Director Gas Station Horror is J. W. Crump, Sean Reidy, Connor McClure, B. J. Thorne, Josh Krebs, Kaitlin Fontana, Sam Jackel, Michelle Francesca Thomas, Keisha Zollar, Tim Mele, Ali Gordon, Jordan Hirsch, and Tracy Mull. Tech by Max Bank.

Christ Kid: A Journey Through Snow Camp - The People’s Improv Theater Mainstage (Striker)
February 09, 2019 - New York

The hottest place for a Christian teen in the northeast to be (besides Heaven) was Snow Camp. Come learn what it was all about!

Bob Devos Quartet with Andy Laverne, Steve Laspina & Anthony Pinciotti - Jazz at Kitano
February 09, 2019 - New York

Friday & Saturday Jazz Shows 8:00 pm & 10:00 pm Sets $34 Cover / $20 F&B Minimum

French Jazz & Tango Celebrating Piaf, Brel, Aznavour & Piazzolla - Club Bonafide
February 09, 2019 - New York

Celebrating Piaf, Brel, Aznavour & Piazzolla Few things are more distinctly French that the music of Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel and Charles Aznavour. These and other Gallic icons are the focus of From Paris With Love, a musical homage to the City of Lights from the duo Yael & Gabriel. Yael Dray-Barel is a French/Israeli singer/songwriter influenced by rock and gypsy jazz, and her songs often incorporate the five languages she speaks. Argentinian guitarist Gabriel Hermida infuses his compositions with the essence of classical tango, flamenco and contemporary jazz. Together, the pair will salute such timeless French songs as "La Vie en Rose," "Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien" and "Hymne a L'Amour, along with work from Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla, at Club Bonafide in New York City

The Music of Buena Vista Social Club: Tribute to Cuba's Golden Age - Club Bonafide
February 09, 2019 - New York

Club Bonafide in New York City celebrates the dynamic and danceable music of the Buena Vista Social Club with this tribute to the Golden Age of Cuba. A red-hot trio of musicians, lead by guitarist-vocalist Francois Wiss, will be playing. He'll be joined by Damian Quinones on guitar and vocals, and Danny Valdez on percussion and vocals. Wiss studied music at the Conservatoire in Paris, and was mentored by notable guitar masters Pierre Culaz, Marc Benguigui, Belaid Ait Abdallah, Terry Fleming and Mathias Berchadsky. The set list will include such Buena Vista Social Club favorites as "Chan Chan," "El Payande," "Se Seco el Arroyito" and many others.

East Village - New York Comedy Club
February 09, 2019 - New York

Laughing Buddha Comedy presents an evening of NYC's emerging comics as they join Jeff Lawrence for a hilarious night of laughter.

Midtown - New York Comedy Club
February 09, 2019 - New York

It's never too early for Comedy! Join us for the quintessential New York City Comedy experience. Our happy hour show presents a mix of citywide stars, club favorites, and fresh faces so you can kick off your evening with a lot of laughs!

Dante Nero, Matthew Broussard, Andrew Schulz, Calise Hawkins - New York Comedy Club
February 09, 2019 - New York

Nothing says downtown NYC like a microphone, a stool, a brick wall and a comedian. Stand up comedy has been a staple of Village nightlife for decades! The newly expanded New York Comedy Club is proud to join the thriving arts and entertainment scene in the East Village, building on our strong presence at our flagship location in Gramercy. Ages 16 and up only Standard two drink minimum per person

Chuck Nice, Christian Finnegan, Ayanna Dookie, Andrew Schulz - New York Comedy Club
February 09, 2019 - New York

Whether you're a local or just visiting the greatest city in the world, New York City stand up comedy is a must-do activity. New York Comedy Club offers the most authentic NYC comedy experience in the city. Every show is packed with comics you know… or should Ages 16 and up only Standard two drink minimum per person

Brian Newman's Residency - Fine & Rare
February 09, 2019 - New York

Brian Newman has become one of the most sought-after acts in New York City. Splitting his time between touring with Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett and leading his own quartet with his crooner jazz revival and signature expert trumpeteering, Newman is part of the movement that is bringing glamour back to New York. Join us for a special evening at Fine & Rare.

Tasting Class: Whiskey & Cheese - Fine & Rare
February 09, 2019 - New York

Jordan Zimmerman, former Murray's Cheese Education Manager, will expertly guide you through this mouthwatering pairing class, and you will learn how to pair fine Scotches with artisanal cheeses. You will nose and taste the following selection: – Fromager d'affinois: Teeling's Small Batch Irish Whisky – Young Goat Gouda: Michter's Unblended American – Tarantaise: Dalmore 12 Year – Maggie's Round: Jura 18 Year Old

Freeze Frame, The Musically Improvised Sitcom (And Friends!) - The PIT
February 09, 2019 - New York

FREEZE FRAME! gets the name of a sitcom that's never existed from the audience, and improvises a very special musical episode of that sitcom. Annemarie Cullen, Tori Smith, Kate DeFeo, Adam Payne, Michael Serpe, Dana Moore, Mel Rubin

The Baldwins - The PIT
February 09, 2019 - New York

The PIT's longest running team, The Baldwins, perform their signature brand of longform improv comedy at 8pm every Saturday night. One of the most impressive and absurd long-form improv routines in the city." – TimeOut NY Terrific, hilarious and disgusting." – Josh Radnor, How I Met Your Your Mother The Baldwins are Kevin Cragg, Daniela Donohue, Tarik Davis, Chris Griggs, Sarah Nowak, Amanda Peck, Pat Sheperd, and Micah Sherman.

Centralia - The PIT
February 09, 2019 - New York

New York improv legends Centralia have been wowing audiences since before we all had smartphones. Their highly theatrical style of improvisation is so seemless most folks assume it was scripted. But it's not, nothing this crazy could be. Always wild, always funny and never like the ordinary, Centralia is a must see improv experience.

Tinderella - The PIT
February 09, 2019 - New York

One-part stand-up comedy One-part dating game sho One-part guess who? Tinderella is a monthly variety show that examines and pokes fun at the crazy era of modern digital romance. Bachelor/bachelorette stand-up comics perform for you, then participate in a dating game show, where they'll choose between three mystery contestants. The only information given comes from the contestant's REAL online mobile dating profile. How else does a performer find love in the crazy era of modern digital romance?

North Coast - The PIT
February 09, 2019 - New York

With a cast of improv comedy veterans in New York City, North Coast's explosive performances have been packing comedy venues, universities, and festivals nationwide since 2009. Built around a single suggestion from an audience member, the show's improvised scenes escalate into full-blown hip-hop songs, facilitated by a live beatboxer. With their seamless melding of comedic timing and freestyle rapping abilities, North Coast frequently blurs the line between comedy show and concert, drawing audiences from the comedy, hip-hop, and theater communities for an experience that has been hailed as "mind-blowing" and "next level" by critics and audiences alike.

Student Driver: Indie Road - The PIT
February 10, 2019 - New York

Dana Krashin, Jon McDermott, Ryan McDonough, Anna Moore, Erin Singleton, Ryan Stadler, William Thorne and Garret Willingham Watch out! Student Driver: Indie Road is shaking up the PIT Underground! Come revel in the fun, supportive vibe as we celebrate New York City's indie-improv community and beyond! Each week, two kick-ass indie teams dominate the stage, followed by the fast-paced, down-and-dirty moves of host team, Student Driver. Catch future superstars in a new team debut and say you knew them when! Bow down to seasoned veterans flexing their improv might! Eat cake because it's somebody's birthday! Your place is here, your time is now

Sunday Night Headliners - New York Comedy Club
February 10, 2019 - New York

Wondering what to do tonight? Our New York stand up comedy showcase is one of the most fun things to do on a weeknight! Whether you’re with your friends from work looking for a great Happy Hour, want to have a fun, casual date night or just love to laugh every day, our comedy nights have you covered! Tonight’s show features: Lineup TBA

Bean Throwing (Setsubun) - Japan Society
February 10, 2019 - New York

Explore Japan’s seasonal customs and culture through storytelling, creative play, songs and art making. Preschool-aged children and their caregivers enjoy intimate, tactile and interactive classes based on a different theme each month. Bean Throwing (Setsubun) Join in one of the favorite traditions of Japanese kids — welcome spring by scaring away ogres by throwing soybeans at them! Dress your parents up like ogres, then practice some ogre moves and dances before the bean-throwing begins.

Jess & Lori Solve All Of Your Problems - The PIT
February 10, 2019 - New York

Lori & Jess Solve All of Your Problems is the themed variety show that will FINALLY get your life back on track. The world is stressful and crazy and everyone needs a little self-care. What better way to care for yourself than to go to a show that will solve ALL of your problems.

The Alpaca And The Farm - The PIT
February 10, 2019 - New York

A fun filled night of improv and friendship featuring many of the friendliest and funnest teams on the indy improv scene!

The Clayton Brothers Quintet - Jazz Standard
Through February 10, 2019 - New York

Brothers John and Jeff Clayton prove conclusively that while blood may be thicker than water, it can also carry an unimpeded flow of pure creativity. Their GRAMMY–nominated quintet The Clayton Brothers, founded in 1977, creates a common musical vision drawing from each musician's diverse experiences in jazz, r&b, classical, and pop music; Clayton Brothers albums like Expressions and Siblingity are rife with delightful surprises and reflect a singular musical telepathy. Bassist John Clayton served as Artistic Director of Jazz for the L.A. Philharmonic from 1998–2001; he's played with and/or written and arranged music for (among others) Milt Jackson, Nancy Wilson, Regina Carter, McCoy Tyner, Carmen McRae, Quincy Jones, Diana Krall, and Dee Dee Bridgewater. Although reeds master Jeff Clayton is sidelined temporarily, his place on the bandstand will be filled by two master musicians. Trombonist Wycliffe Gordon, appearing February 5–6, is a four–time winner for "Best Trombone" in the annual DownBeat Critics Poll; tenor saxophonist Rickey Woodard (February 7–10) is a veteran of both the Ray Charles Orchestra (1980–1987) and the long–running Clayton–Hamilton Jazz Orchestra. Pianist Gerald... (read more)

New York Theatre Ballet Announces 2018-19 Once Upon a Ballet performances - Florence Gould Hall
Through February 10, 2019 - New York

New York Theatre Ballet Announces 2018-19 Once Upon a Ballet performances New York Theatre Ballet announces the company's 2018-19 performances of their critically acclaimed Once Upon a Ballet series geared to audiences ages 3 and up and running time of one hour for young attention spans. This season's offerings include: Keith Michael's The Nutcracker from December 14-15, 2018 and Cinderella February 9 & 10, 2019 at Florence Gould Hall, 55 E 59th St, New York, NY 10022. Single tickets: $27 adults $15 children, for both Nutcracker and Cinderella: $20 adults $12 children, 2018-2019 Season Family Shows: Nutcracker at Florence Gould Hall  December 14 - 16, 2018 Friday, December 14 at 6:00 PM Saturday, December 15 at 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:30 PM Sunday, December 16 at 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:30 PM From clockwork imps to a luminous owl that flies above the audience, mice dressed in polka dots and dancers dancing with huge chopsticks, this timeless, re-imagined classic bursts with energy and excitement. This holiday ballet, danced to Tchaikovsky's beloved score, is set in Art Nouveau style circa 1907 with choreography by choreographer Keith ... (read more)

Fix Your Chronic Joint Pain Without Drugs or Surgery - Rebalance: Your Path to Longevity
February 12, 2019 - New York

Do you miss your favorite daily activities, hobbies, sport and dance? Have you been told by your Doctors and therapists that you have a chronic pathology; that can not expect a full recovery and can no longer do the things you enjoy; that you should restrict yourself from physical activities, or surgery is the the only treatment option that is available to you? It doesn't matter whether you're suffering from frozen shoulder, chronic back, knee or hip pain; arthritic changes or unexplained muscle and joint pain, most of these conditions have common underlying problems. We will discuss The Revolutionary Rebalance Regenerate Program. Come and learn how it can help you address and eliminate your chronic joint pain without Drugs or Surgery; as well as improve performance with proper form and function. You and a guest are cordially invited to attend a 1-hour educational seminar to hear about the latest breakthrough in joint pain relief. Who should attend: If you suffer from joint, arthritis or back pain, or a sports injury. Seek an alternative to surgery or other traditional pain treatments and medications. Want to learn about a treatment option that's focused on getting to the s... (read more)

The Michaels - The PIT
February 14, 2019 - New York

There are 4.3 million Michaels in the United States…The Michaels are 2 of them. Michael Newman and Michael Ganley write and perform hilarious sketch comedy. They wrote this show in the hope that one day they appear on the first page of a google search. Valentine's Day is here and you've got a date with The Michaels. We've got a gift for you this Valentine's Day better than any box of chocolate….some sweet sweet sketch comedy. Love, sex, relationships, singing, and more! So get let's get close together, hold each other by the warm fire, and chillll.

3 Egg Creams - Cutting Room
February 14, 2019 - New York

3 EGG CREAMS comes to the Cutting Room on Valentine's Day 2019 after almost a year of sold out performances, including two wildly successful shows on the Historic stage of the Strand Theater in Lakewood, NJ., garnering an ever-growing family of friends, fans, and followers wherever it travels including Brooklyn Seltzer Boys now an official sponsor of 3 Egg Creams. Called "A Bronx Tale meets It's A Wonderful Life," 3 Egg Creams stars Vince Bandille as Vin Morrone, depicting one man's lessons in life, loss, and love, with 1 actor, 5 characters, all in 85 minutes. Whether you grew up on University Avenue in The Bronx, West Philly, or Cedar Falls, you'll recognize this humorous, heart-breaking, sometimes tough, other times tender, yet ultimately transcendent human journey Vin takes, navigating an age that is redefining the mythos of the American male, and even the meaning of love itself. Blend in the timeless music of the legendary Lou Christie, and you have 3 Egg Creams, The Urban Love Story for the Ages!

Love Affair at ZAVO Valentines - Zavo
February 15, 2019 - New York

Valentine's Day continues on at ZAVO! View romantic aerial acts, Italian live music, burlesque and more to continue the romantic vibes of the evening before.

Chippendales: Let's Misbehave 2019 Tour - Gramercy Theater
February 16, 2019 - Grammercy Park

Voted Vegas' #1 male revue and best bachelorette party destination, the world famous Chippendales are bringing their sexy from Las Vegas to your home town. Chippendales is the perfect way to celebrate your bachelorette party, birthday bash, newly-single celebration or just to have an unforgettable night out with your crew. The show, revamped annually, is a high energy, sexually charged, up close and personal experience that will leave you screaming for more. Grab your squad, get your tickets and lets do this!

Jazz For Kids - Jazz Standard
February 17, 2019 - New York

The Jazz Standard Youth Orchestra is a performance driven program that gives talented and dedicated young jazz musicians the opportunity to perform regularly in one of New York City's leading jazz clubs often with guest artists from the New York scene. The visiting guests give a workshop to the band members in addition to providing the experience of playing with the top musicians on the scene. On Sundays during the school year, the students rehearse and workshop in the room before opening the doors at 1:00pm and giving a concert that is free and open to the public at 2:00pm.

Mingus Orchestra: Celebrating 10 Years At Jazz Standard - Jazz Standard
February 18, 2019 - New York

A rare appearance by the Mingus Orchestra, with its singular blend of "jazz" and "non–jazz" instruments brought to bear on some of maestro Mingus' most inventive compositions. Expect the unexpected from this unique aggregation, including such rare jewels as "Noon Night," "Taurus in the Arena of Life," and "Half Mast Inhibition." "The lean, sharp ten–piece band features such uncommon instrumentation as a bassoon and a French horn, but this isn't staid cham­ber jazz. When the spirit of the late great one hits them, they steam." (The New Yorker)

Golden Age French , Retro Jazz & Bossa Nova Feat. Chloe Perrier - Club Bonafide
February 22, 2019 - New York

New York City-based vocalist Chloe studied jazz for three years at the academy of Sarah Lazarus before releasing her first album, Heart of a French Girl, recorded between Paris and New York. Since then, she has performed regularly on both sides of the Atlantic in venues like Le Sunset, Le Franc Pinot, Zinc Bar and The Manderly at The McKittrick Hotel, home of performance art show Sleep No More. In this show at New York's Club Bonafide, Chloe performs jazz classics, bossa nova selections, French standards and even a few compositions of her own.

Watson Adventures’ Escape From Grand Central Scavenger Hunt - Grand Central Terminal
February 23, 2019 - New York

Congratulations: You’ve been poisoned! That’s the bad news at the start of this unique scavenger hunt for adults in Grand Central. The good news is that the villain is giving you two hours to come up with the combination to a box that contains the antidote. To find it, you’ll have to follow a trail of clues to answer tricky questions, tackle sneaky puzzles and ultimately crack the secret code that will unlock the box. Does your team have what it takes to unlock the box? Your life may depend on it. A smartphone is required for each team to participate. Advance ticket purchase required.

Tasting Class: Whiskey 101 - Fine & Rare
February 23, 2019 - New York

Our most popular class to date. This class gives you an overview of the various styles of whiskey including Bourbon, Rye, Scotch, Irish and other international marks. You will nose, taste, and evaluate a diverse selection of whiskey.

The Waiting Game - 59E59 Theaters
Through February 23, 2019 - New York

Sam's in a coma. Paolo's doing his best. When Geoff reveals a secret, reality and fantasy blur. This NYC premiere from critically acclaimed Snowy Owl follows a sold-out, award-winning run in the Edinburgh Fringe (Best Overseas Play, Derek Awards) and explores relationships in the digital age.

Spanish Harlem Orchestra - Jazz Standard
Through February 24, 2019 - New York

The soul–stirring Spanish Harlem Orchestra made its Jazz Standard debut in December 2017 and Tore. It. UP! For on–stage excitement and musical precision, this thirteen–strong New York collective of musicians and vocalists is without peer. Now in its seventeenth year under the direction of pianist/leader Oscar Hernández, the SHO has collected two GRAMMY Awards – the first in 2002 for Across 110th Street as Best Salsa/Merengue Album, the second in 2007 for Viva La Tradición as Best Tropical Latin Album. The group's latest CD, the self–titled Spanish Harlem Orchestra, features special guests Chick Corea and Joe Lovano on its gorgeous closing track "You And The Night And The Music." "The music that the orchestra's members helped create merges ferocious Afro–Caribbean rhythms, arrangements that rev up hard–riffing horns and modern jazz harmonies, vocals that can be suavely romantic or flamboyantly im­provisatory, and lyrics that encompass both the pleasures of the dance floor and the pride and aspirations of the barrio." (Jon Pareles, The New York Times, 4.18.2005)

Trick or Treat - 59E59 Theaters
Through February 24, 2019 - New York

Jack Neary's dark comedy brilliantly skewers a family in crisis on Halloween. A distraught husband, a nosy neighbor, and a dark secret set the wheels in motion for a night of confrontation, mystery, and relentless suspense. This roller-coaster ride stars NYPD Blue's Gordon Clapp.

Joey Defrancesco Trio With Troy Roberts And Billy Hart - Jazz Standard
February 27, 2019 - New York

Both as a composer and as a player, organist Joey DeFrancesco possesses a buoyant, moody sense of swing, a sensitive way with a ballad, and a naturally bluesy sensibility passed down from his saxophonist grandfather Joseph DeFrancesco, and his father, organist "Papa" John DeFrancesco. Jazz insiders also dig DeFrancesco's work on trumpet, and the inspiration gleaned from his first big boss, Miles Davis – with whom Joey gigged while in his late teens. DeFrancesco's much anticipated Jazz Standard return heralds a new Mack Avenue CD, In The Key Of The Universe, featuring the organist in the company of veteran drummer Billy Hart, whose many credits include stints with Wes Montgomery, McCoy Tyner, and Stan Getz; and rising–star saxophonist Troy Roberts, whose latest release as a leader, Secret Rhymes, "is con­firmation that redefinition of familiarity is entirely possible, and this will long be considered a new stand­ard for years to come." (Greg Osby) Joey DeFrancesco – Hammond B3 organ Troy Roberts – tenor saxophone Billy Hart – drums

Switzerland - 59E59 Theaters
Through March 03, 2019 - New York

With Daniel Petzold and Peggy J. Scott It's 1995 in the Swiss Alps, and the reclusive crime writer Patricia Highsmith (Strangers on a Train, The Price of Salt) is visited by a genial young man, sent by her New York publisher to convince her to write the final installment of her best-selling Mr. Ripley series. What first appears to be a standard cat-and-mouse game of wit and wiles soon becomes a dance to the death. Who is the cat and who is the mouse? And who will make it out of Switzerland alive?

Kid Trunks X Craig Xen - Members Only Vs. The World - Gramercy Theatre
March 09, 2019 - New York

Special Offers: Preferred Access Ticket Includes Front of the Line Access, a Guaranteed Seat, and a Show Poster Age Restriction: 16+ Unless Accompanied by a Guardian General Admission Only Accessible accommodations should purchase a General Admission ticket and will be taken care of at the venue day of event. Just a few blocks from Madison Square Park, Gramercy Theatre's intimate live experience remains unmatched by any other Manhattan venue. Get up close and personal with the performers in the general admission section, or enjoy a full view of the unforgettable environment in our authentic theatre seating. Grab a cold drink from one of the many bars located in the venue, including the downstairs lounge.

The 10th Annual Air Sex National Championships - Cutting Room
March 09, 2019 - New York

This event is 21 and over It's a magical blend of coordination, showmanship, humor, and interactive storytelling. It's a comedy show that brings people together in a respectfully dirty, unpredictably ridiculous, and oddly touching celebration of sexual freedom and expression. It's neon-lit gyrating silhouettes. It's organized confusion. It's voyeurism 2.0. It's the funniest thing you ever saw that night at that place with those people. It's in-your-face, in-your-front, in-your-back honesty for the whole world to see. It's a serious competition to see who can fake-f*ck nobody better than anybody else. This is Air Sex. Entering its tenth year as a nationally touring roadshow, Air Sex is the worlds first SPART – a combination of sports and art. Each Air Sex show combines the pageantry and prestige of professional sports with the excitement and creativity of a first-rate talent competition. Think Air Guitar, but instead of pretending to play boring old musical instruments, Air Sex participants have jaw-dropping sexual encounters with an invisible partner (or partners!) using nothing more than the art of pelvic storytelling and pure imagination. Beyond that, it's a show you'll have t... (read more)

Death of a Gangster - Hilton Garden Inn New York Manhattan Midtown East
March 10, 2019 - New York

The Experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live public and private interactive murder mystery dinner shows in New York City and surrounding areas throughout New York. Join us for a night of intrigue, deception, and delicious food in this comedic thriller!

Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth - Morgan Library & Museum
Through May 12, 2019 - New York

"In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit." With these words the Oxford professor J.R.R. Tolkien ignited a fervid spark in generations of readers. From the children's classic The Hobbit to the epic The Lord of the Rings, Tolkien's adventurous tales of hobbits and elves, dwarves and wizards have introduced millions to the rich history of Middle-earth. Going beyond literature, Tolkien's Middle-earth is a world complete with its own languages and histories. Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth celebrates the man and his creation. The exhibition will be the most extensive public display of original Tolkien material for several generations. Drawn from the collections of the Tolkien Archive at the Bodleian Library (Oxford), Marquette University Libraries (Milwaukee), the Morgan, and private lenders, the exhibition will include family photographs and memorabilia, Tolkien's original illustrations, maps, draft manuscripts, and designs related to The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth is organized by the Morgan Library & Museum in collaboration with the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford University and with the support of The Tolkien Estate, The Tolk... (read more)

Manhattan Hip Hop vs. Reggae Party Cruise Yacht party - Skyport Marina
Through June 23, 2019 - New York

Friday June 22nd, 2018 – NYC Hip Hop vs. Reggae Yacht Party at Skyport Marinas Jewel Yacht located at East 23rd st & FDR Drive 10010 NY (347) 592-0300. Music by NYC Hottest Djs! Tickets 20$! Boarding 11:45pm, Sailing after midnight! The Only Hip Hop vs. Reggae cruise to be in NYC...Jewel Yacht! (347) 592-0300 info/tickets YACHT PARTIES IN NY - NY'S HOTTEST – YACHT NIGHT PARTY NYC HIP HOP VS. REGGAE CRUISE! The Only Boat Party to be in NY... Skyport Marina Jewel Yacht East 23rd st & FDR Drive 10010 (347) 592-0300 NYC HIP HOP VS. REGGAE BOAT PARTY! 1 DAY - 1 EXCLUSIVE EVENT! MUSIC BY NYC HOTTEST DJS AT SKYPORT MARINA JEWEL YACHT PARTY, NEW YORK!! TICKETS JUST $20 FOR TICKET WHICH INCLUDES:ADMISSION TO THE BOAT SAILING INFO:Boarding Starts at 11:45pm (highly recommend getting there at 10:00pm to avoid long lines & confusion), Sails after midnight. Boat Returns at approximately 4am. For tickets info, birthday parties, table reservations please call (347) 592-0300 or simply log onto Also you can email us at

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