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Things to Do on Chelsea This Month - January 2019

January 19, 2019 - by CG Directory Editor
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Things to Do on Chelsea This Month Photo: David Berkowitz/Flickr 

You can easily spend your entire visit to New York City hanging out in the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea. The High Line, Chelsea Market, and the Whitney Museum all call Chelsea home. Want to know about all of the most memorable things to do in Chelsea this month? City Guide has compiled the best neighborhood happenings for you here.

Snark Horse - The Jazz Gallery
January 19, 2019 - New York

Matt Mitchell -piano Davy Lazar -trumpet Kim Cass -bass Kate Gentile –drums

Thomas Jack - Marquee New York
January 19, 2019 - New York

21 & over

Dean Edwards Headlines Gotham Comedy Club - Gotham Comedy Club
Through January 19, 2019 - New York

A talented Actor/Comedian, most people remember Dean Edwards since making his mark in comedy during two successful seasons as a cast member on “Saturday Night Live” With such memorable impressions as Don Cheadle, Michael Jackson and Denzel Washington, as well as such original characters as “Man in Elevator” and “Cop#2”, Dean always pushed himself to the limits of creativity and exhaustion. Always the multi-tasker, Dean found the momentum to juggle his SNL career, his numerous standup appearances and multiple television appearances. Dean was one of the stars of MTV2’s hit show, “Guy Code.” He helped the show become one of the networks most successful shows in its history. He also hosted a season of TV One’s clip show, “Vidiots” and served as a correspondent on BET’s new program, “Don’t Sleep,” hosted by TJ Holmes. Edwards has since earned a reputation as a headlining favorite at comedy clubs and colleges across the country. An international sensation, Dean has attended Montreal’s Just For Laughs Comedy Festival twice and was chosen to perform at the Jozi, Cape Town and Durban Comedy Festival’s in Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Durban South Africa, as well as Saudi Arabia in late... (read more)

Sebastian Maniscalco - Madison Square Garden
Through January 20, 2019 - New York

Sebastian Maniscalco

Compañía Irene Rodríguez - The Joyce Theater
Through January 20, 2019 - New York

Praised as "intense" and "exacting" by The New York Times, with a vivacious ensemble that "has succeeded in positioning itself among the best of the Spanish genre in Cuba" (Granma, Cuba), Irene Rodriguez follows up her wildly successful 2016 Joyce debut with an exhilarating program of short works, Mas Que Flamenco.

Oklahoma City Thunder At New York Knicks - Madison Square Garden
January 21, 2019 - New York

Oklahoma City Thunder At New York Knicks

Grace Gotham's 'Peel Me A Glove' - Sid Gold's Request Room
January 22, 2019 - New York

Expect the unexpected cabaret set – ranging from Cole Porter and The Sex Pistols to Grace originals – at this show where whimsy and sophistication collide and elegance mingles with naughty. Starring (and produced by) your host for the evening, burlesque artist and chanteuse Grace Gotham, this monthly show at Sid Gold's Request Room brings back the banter to burlesque a la Gypsy Rose Lee, Sophie Tucker, and Fannie Brice — with a little Lucille Ball and Grace Kelly mixed in. Always the gracious host, Grace emcees the evening accompanied by pianist Chris Johnson and treats you to two top-drawer burlesque guest stars each month. And – golly gee – it's only 10 Clams ($10) at the door for a pearl of a show! After the show, hang out with the performers, sip expertly-made cocktails, and indulge in the fabulous live piano karaoke where any and all are welcome to take a turn or two at the mic. Grace Gotham is an Upper East Sider and NYC-based burlesque performer, producer, and chanteuse who is currently featued in the new Dove beauty campaign, "My Beauty My Say." She has performed internationally and stars in her own monthly cabaret and burlesque show, "Peel Me a Glove," at Sid Gold's Re... (read more)

Doggie Diamonds' No Filter Podcast w/ Beanie Sigel - Highline Ballroom
January 22, 2019 - New York

AMEX Logo Beanie Sigel was born Dwight Grant in Philadelphia on March 6, 1974. Sigel was a name he took from that of a street in his tough south Philadelphia neighborhood; "Beanie" was a nickname his grandmother gave him. Like many other young people in musically rich Philadelphia, Sigel tried out his hip-hop wordsmith skills, appearing on a mixtape assembled by producer DJ Clue and contributing a verse to the Roots' "Adrenaline." In the fall of 1998 he caught the attention of the duo Philly's Most Wanted, later famed for their album Get Down or Lay Down, who were at the time little known beyond Philadelphia. The duo persuaded Sigel to join them at a meeting with the heads of the Roc-a-Fella label, rapper Jay-Z and entrepreneur Damon Dash, who were then well on their way to becoming the most consistent hit makers in hip-hop music. At the meeting, Sigel impressed both Jay-Z and Dash with his rhymes. He wasn't a virtuoso poet, but his material was straightforward and vivid, filled with detail about the violent life on Philadelphia's streets. A well respected contributing media personality, Doggie Diamonds has been at the forefront of many renowned one on one's with a multitude ... (read more)

8th Annual New York Game Awards + After Party + Free Drinks + Meet & Greet - SVA Theatre
January 22, 2019 - New York

Mark your calendars for January 22, 2019 at 8 pm (pre-show: 7:30 pm)! The New York Videogame Critics Circle, a 501c3 non-profit group of 40 multicultural journalists, is delighted to announce the 8th Annual New York Game Awards Ceremony to be held at the SVA Theater in Manhattan. The show celebrates the Best Games and Game Developers in the industry along with the Circle's non-profit work in underserved communities. The Awards will be hosted by Devin Delliquanti from Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah." Daniel Radosh, Emmy Award-winning "Daily Show" senior writer and "Liberty Crossing" executive producer, will craft the comedy as well. Highlights of the ceremony include the Andrew Yoon Legend Award, which will be presented to a very high profile woman in the industry to be named soon! The fourth annual Best Games Journalism Award, voted on by our 40 critics, will also be presented. Two new teen winners of paid internships from the DreamYard Prep School will be named junior critics. "The DreamYard is a bright light in the poorest Congressional District in the United States. It was the perfect place to begin our mentoring and scholarship work," says Goldberg. "Th... (read more)

Houston Rockets at New York Knicks - Madison Square Garden
January 23, 2019 - New York

Houston Rockets at New York Knicks

Billy Joel - Madison Square Garden
January 24, 2019 - New York

Billy Joel

Big Ten Super Saturday: Michigan Wolverines vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Hockey - Madison Square Garden
January 26, 2019 - New York

Big Ten Super Saturday: Michigan Wolverines vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Hockey

Georgetown Hoyas at St. Johns Red Storm Mens Basketball - Madison Square Garden
January 27, 2019 - New York

Georgetown Hoyas at St. Johns Red Storm Mens Basketball

Philadelphia Flyers at New York Rangers - Madison Square Garden
January 29, 2019 - New York

Philadelphia Flyers at New York Rangers

Dallas Mavericks at New York Knicks - Madison Square Garden
January 30, 2019 - New York

Dallas Mavericks at New York Knicks

Justin Timberlake - Madison Square Garden
January 31, 2019 - New York

Justin Timberlake

Countess Eden and Chris Johnson Present Dirty Blues Burlesque - Sid Gold's Request Room
February 05, 2019 - New York

A monthly live cabaret show brought to you by the twisted minds of Countess Eden and Chris Johnson at Sid Gold's Request Room, the best piano bar in NYC! With guest performances by stars of burlesque and vaudeville. 1st Tuesdays, $10 cover, and live piano karaoke after!

Tonight's Special with Shane Shane - Sid Gold's Request Room
February 06, 2019 - New York

A one-man variety show programmed by the audience in realtime! Every audience member receives a menu of jokes, stories, songs, and video pieces. For one hour, the audience orders off the menu for a one-of-a-kind variety show delivered by Shane Shane. At Sid Gold's Request Room 8:00 PM Sharp $5 suggested donation, 1 drink minimum. Followed by live piano karaoke!

Beat Girl! Featuring Bettina May! - Sid Gold's Request Room
February 12, 2019 - New York

Glittery Gals! Sparkling Drinks! And One Glamorous Songbird!

Solid Gold Lounge with Broadway Brassy and Strawberry Fields! - Sid Gold's Request Room
February 12, 2019 - New York

Music and Burlesque with Broadway Brassy and Strawberry Fields!

Happy Hour Karaoke with Matt Hartman - Sid Gold's Request Room
February 14, 2019 - New York

Matt grew up listening to Ben Folds, Elton John, and Billy Joel. When he's not playing at Sid Gold's, you can find him playing on the Internet.

Happy Hour Piano Karaoke with Mark Piro - Sid Gold's Request Room
Through February 22, 2019 - New York

Sid Gold's Request Room now features Happy Hour Piano Karaoke on Fridays! Start your weekend off with a song! With Mark Piro at the keys!

Faith and Empire: Art and Politics in Tibetan Buddhism - Rubin Museum of Art
Through July 15, 2019 - New York

Experience Tibetan Buddhism like never before at The Rubin Museum. With 60 objects on display, explore 8th to 19th century Tibet in a new way that show little-known aspects of life through power and legitimate rule of political power as a global phenomenon through art. This exhibit, opening in February is curated by Karl Debrczeny.

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