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 a chat w/ Abbi and Ilana about Broad City (our GIF theme), an IRL appearance from Tilda Swinton, a show from The Japanese House, a Spice World singalong and MORE! Details:
Tuesday, May 28
ACTIVE: Swing by Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Twilight Tuesdays to take a scenic power walk!
COMEDY: Get to Caveat for First Impressions, a live 90s dating show! Lauren Duca is the special guest tonight, plus the comedians include Sophie Santos, Jessica Henderson and more! Tickets are $10-$12 a pop.
CULTURE: Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer will be at 92Y to talk Broad City‘s glorious run with Whoopi Goldberg! Tickets are $45 a pop.
FILM: CLEARLY get to Metrograph, which is where Tilda Swinton herself will be introducing a screening of The Garden tonight!
FOOD + DRINK: It’s a new round of Delivery at Ms Yoo tonight ft. DJ sets ‘n food from 7pm to 11pm!
FREE: Most definitely catch an evening of DJ sets as Cult Records celebrates ten years of poppin’ up in NYC! DJs include Surfbort, Boytoy, Muckers, Sunflower Bean AND Computer Magic, and it’s all free!
MUSIC: My top pick for tonight is a show from The Japanese House at Webster Hall! Tickets are $30 each, and I am REAL BUMMED that I am out of town this week and will therefore miss it!
STAY IN: If you’re in the mood for a good old fashioned cry, Marley and Me is on Nickelodeon…
Wednesday, May 29
ACTIVE: Head on over to Catland for a new round of Yoga for Witches! Tickets are $15 each.
COMEDY: There’s a new round of Two Beers In: A Tipsy Political Round Table at UCB Hell’s Kitchen tonight! Lineup includes Negin Farsad, Keisha Zoller and more, and tickets are $9 each.
CULTURE: Join Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark from My Favorite Murder as they celebrate the launch of Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered: The Definitive How-To Guide at Town Hall! Tickets are $36-$44 each.
FILM: It’s technically more TV than film, but I still vote you get to IFC Center to go inside Russian Doll w/ Leslye Headland and select crew in person! Or if you’re down to sing, there’s a special $20 screening of Spice World at Syndicated! Tickets come w/ a free bonus themed cocktail.
FOOD + DRINK: Hit up Archestratus for the latest edition of Cookbook Club! Bring your favorite dish from Abra Berens’ Ruffage to share potluck style // free to attend w/ shareable dish!
FREE: Catch another round o’ free DJ sets in celebration of Cult Records’ ten years! We’ve got Cults, The Virgins, Cerebral Ballzy and more on deck this time!
MUSIC: ALAS, Weyes Blood is sold out at Music Hall of WB (definitely merits a poke around for resale tickets), but we can always catch Baths and Pictureplane at Mercury Lounge for $20 instead!
STAY IN: Elf is on Nickelodeon for some reason (but I fully support watching it), plus Rogue One is on TNT, Coming To America is on VH1, The Breakfast Club is on BBC America AND Step Brothers is on Spike!
Thursday, May 16
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