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Riot Song @ Joe’s Pub
Queer up the night at Riot Song, a agreeable docu-play about New York’s LGBTQ community. The achievement is based on first-person accounts of six Greenwich Village denizens, including a 74-year-old bartender, a abandoned auto woman, a affair boy, and an activist. Playwright Oscar Lopez intersperses their belief with actuality and R&B-infused songs by Matthew Dean Marsh, and the activity moves from a abbey basement to the Stonewall Inn to a spotlit amphitheater runway.
New York Appearance Ceremony No Ring Death Match Extravaganza @ Our Wicked Lady
Former archetypal and able wrestler MV Young is alive to accompany the agrarian apple of angry to new audiences. This ceremony he’s demography it to the aerodrome at the New York Appearance Ceremony No Ring Death Match Extravaganza. The black will affection a appearance advertise by Shopberriez, Ungra8ful, and SeriesNY, music by Fleshlight Suicide, Karabas Barabas, and Birthday Girl, and, of course, no-ring angry matches pitting Billy Dixon adjoin David Lawless and Young himself adjoin Casanova Valentine. All gain go to the Auto Women of Color Collective.
Thursday, February 6th, 7:30 p.m. // Our Wicked Lady, 153 Morgan Ave, Brooklyn // Tickets: $20
Slow Burn Alive @ The New School Auditorium
The third division of Slate’s hit anecdotal podcast Slow Burn—which took a abysmal dive into the murders of Tupac Shakur and the Notorious B.I.G.—finished backward aftermost year, but there’s still added to be told. Slow Burn Alive brings out a new adventure in the saga, performed by host Joel Anderson. He’ll allocution with Brooklyn ambassador Easy Mo Bee, who formed with both rappers; Nasheim Myrick, an aboriginal affiliate of the Bad Boy Records assembly team; and Rev. Conrad Tillard., the “hip-hop minister” who already led the Nation of Islam’s abbey in Harlem.
Thursday, February 6th, 7:30 p.m. // The New School Auditorium, 66 West 12th St, Manhattan // Tickets: $35
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Animation First Fest @ French Institute: Alliance Française
It’s time afresh to fête French illustrators at the Action First Fest, the alone ceremony in the United States committed to French animation. This year’s agenda includes 18 premieres, award-winning shorts, immersive exhibits, basic reality, video bold demonstrations, and panels. A few highlights: Hello World!, fabricated with papier-mâché puppets activated in stop-motion with hand-crafted sculptures; Lorenzo Mattotti’s The Bears’ Famous Invasion of Sicily, aggressive by a archetypal Italian children’s book; The Swallows of Kabul, which uses illuminates the atrocity of activity beneath the Taliban administration with ablaze watercolor-style animation; and the documentary Notre Dame de Paris The Age of the Builders, which spans 850 years.
Friday, February 7th, through Sunday, February 9th // FIAF, 55 East 59th St, Manhattan // Tickets: $16
A Surrealist Soirée @ Morgan Library
Explore anarchistic worlds at the Morgan Library’s Surrealist Soirée, presented in affiliation with two of their exhibits: Jean-Jacques Lequeu: Visionary Architect and Alfred Jarry: The Carnival of Being. Hear arcade talks on both men and their fantastical, amusing works, and again try your duke at the surrealist affair bold Exquisite Corpse. There will additionally be French wine and cheese, as able-bodied as French-inspired gypsy applesauce and beat from the Bailsmen.
Friday, February 7th, 6 p.m. // Morgan Library, 225 Madison Ave, Manhattan // Free
Have a heaping allowance of aerial art at The Mother of Us All, a reimagined archetypal opera that tells the adventure of Susan B. Anthony and the movement for women’s suffrage. The assembly incorporates pieces from the Met’s collection, like Augustus Saint-Gaudens’s iconic “Diana” and a about concealed brownish of Gertrude Stein, who wrote the libretto. The casting appearance 20 actors, including acute Felicia Moore, who will comedy Anthony, as able-bodied as 10 choir singers from Julliard and six musicians from the New York Philharmonic.
Opens Saturday, February 8th, 7 p.m. // The Metropolitan Museum, Arcade 700, 1000 Fifth Ave, Manhattan // Tickets: $115
Switch n’ Play: Vamp @ Civic Sawdust
Feel a arctic bottomward your back at Brooklyn annoyance aggregate Switch n’ Play’s fourth-annual Vamp. Billed as “a ceremony of all things queer, bloodthirsty, and decadent,” the array appearance will analyze vampire belief through avant-garde annoyance and burlesque. Performers accommodate aggregate associates Divina GranSparkle, Miss Malice, Nyx Nocturne, Vigor Mortis, and more; they’ll be abutting by bedfellow artists Louisianna Purchase, Untitled Queen, Sweet Lorraine, and MiscAllaneous DomTop.
Saturday, February 8th, 9 p.m. // Civic Sawdust, 80 North 6th St, Brooklyn // Tickets: $20
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Live from Here @ Town Hall
Get in on that accessible radio abracadabra at Alive from Here, a account array appearance taped alive at Town Hall and advertisement to about 600 stations beyond the country. Musician and songwriter Chris Thile hosts the show, affable a ambit of comedians, musicians, and more. This week’s agenda includes multi-instrumentalist Andrew Bird, Syrian American singer-songwriter Bedouine, folk and roots accompanist Sarah Jarosz, columnist extraordinaire Jia Tolentino, and actor and radio host Tom Papa.
Saturday, February 8th, 5:45 p.m. // Town Hall, 123 West 43rd St, Manhattan // Tickets: $61 and up
100 Years of Theremin @ Bushwick United Methodist Church
Enjoy an aerial black at Ambient Church’s 100 Years of Theremin in account of the instrument’s bazaar anniversary. Hear aboriginal compositions by the NY Theramin Orchestra, which was founded by Issue Project Room administrator Suzanne Fiol and Dorit Chrysler, including pieces by Kraftwerk and Brian Eno and a account accounting for the apology of Fritz Lang’s M. There will additionally be a accolade to virtuoso theremin amateur Clara Rockmore, and a allocution contextualizing the theremin in accepted ability by Moog Synthesizer co-inventor Herb Deutsch.
Saturday, February 8th, 7 p.m. // Bushwick United Methodist Church, 1139 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn // Tickets: $40
Romeo & Juliet @ Kings Theater
Fall in accursed adulation with the Civic Ballet Theater of Odessa’s arrangement of Shakespeare’s archetypal Romeo & Juliet. One of the best choreographed avant-garde ballets, this assembly appearance 55 dancers and the neoclassical account composed in 1935 by Sergei Prokofiev, who is additionally accepted for his array for Cinderella and Peter and the Wolf. Woven in with the Shakespearean plot, Prokofiev’s music includes capacity from WWII Russia, such as the charge for self-unity and abutment for the civic struggle.
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