We’re back for a new round of NYC Best Weekday Bets! Each day will feature a top pick in the areas of 1. fitness (active), 2. comedy, 3. culture, 4. film, 5. food + drink, 6. free, 7. music and 8. staying in (because let’s face it, sometimes you just want to not leave your couch). Get ready for lots o’ great stuff, INCLUDING but not limited to Harmony Korine vibes (Gummo is our GIF theme // SORRY NOT SORRY), a chat w/ Cecile Richards and Aminatou Sow, a one-liner competition and MORE, so read up on all ye olde details RIGHT NOW:
Monday, March 25
ACTIVE: Donation-based yoga ‘n free cocktails, y’all!
COMEDY: Catch a new round of Butterboy at Littlefield tonight! Lineup includes Josh Gondelman, Emma Willmann and MORE, and tickets will run you $10 each.
CULTURE: The one and only Cecile Richards will be at Strand Bookstore tonight to talk about Make Trouble with Aminatou Sow! Admission is $16, the price of which includes a signed copy of the book.
FOOD + DRINK: Masters of Social Gastronomy will be posting up at Caveat tonight to talk about the secrets of spicy food! Tickets to that are $10 a pop.
FREE: Head to The Jane Hotel for the latest round of The Tell, a storytelling and music series hosted and curated by Michael Leviton! Free w/ RSVP.
MUSIC: Max Frost and UPSAHL will be taking over Bowery Ballroom tonight for $18+!
STAY IN: Hellboy is on Syfy, but as usual, I’ll be watching Antiques Roadshow on PBS!
Tuesday, March 26
ACTIVE: The women of adidas Runners will be meeting up at The Hoxton for a 5K run, and afterwards, there will be a chat with Women in Power! (Free w/ RSVP!)
COMEDY: Head on over to Caveat for a new round of Reductress’ HAHA…WOW! Tickets are $10 a pop.
CULTURE: The inimitable Fern Mallis (who hosts the Fashion Icons series at 92Y) will finally step into the interview seat tonight, which should be v. interesting! Tickets to that talk are $35.
FILM: The Museum at FIT will host a free screening of McQueen tonight! RSVP to get on the list, and get there early as it’s first come first served!
FOOD + DRINK: Rizzoli Books will host Anna Jones to celebrate the release of The Modern Cook’s Year tonight! She’ll be in convo with Michael Harlan Turkell, author of “Acid Trip: Travels in the World of Vinegar,” and host of Heritage Radio’s “The Food Seen.” Free to attend!
FREE: TIDAL and Pitchfork are throwing a free show at Music Hall of Williamsburg tonight ft. performances by Lion Babe, Girlpool and more! You DO need to be a member of TIDAL to RSVP, but potentially worth signing up?
MUSIC: Get to The Glove for an EP release party from THICK! Tickets are $12 each.
STAY IN: The Meg is on HBO, JUST SAYIN’…
Wednesday, March 27
ACTIVE: Head on over to Catland for a new round of Yoga for Witches tonight! Tickets are $15 each.
COMEDY: It’s the 4th Annual One Liner Madness at the Bell House tonight! 64 comedians will compete in a bracket-style, single elimination one liner joke contest, and YOU SHOULD GO! Tickets are $10-$15 each.
CULTURE: The Affordable Art Fair kicks off today! Tickets range from $20 to $80 each.
FOOD + DRINK: Hit up a guided Irish whiskey tasting at, oddly enough, Church of Sweden! Tickets are $52 each.
FREE: It’s the second anniversary of Funk You at House of Yes, so be sure to RSVP and d-d-d-d-dance your face off for free!
STAY IN: Deadpool is on FX, and Suicide Squad is on TNT! Wow wow wow action!
Thursday, March 28
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