Thursday, October 18: Musical Improv, Arts Fests, Haunted Brooklyn + This Weekend

Today’s Events

L Train Shutdown-Themed Haunted House + Performances (Through Saturday, November 3)

2018 Garment District Arts Festival (Through Saturday, October 20)

2018 EFA Open Studios (Through Saturday, October 20)

2018 Wildlife Conservation Film Festival (Through Sunday, October 28)

2018 Chelsea Film Festival (Through Sunday, October 21)

2018 Crown Heights Film Festival + Cocktail Parties (Through Sunday, October 21)
FiveMyles Gallery, Brooklyn

2018 Margaret Mead Film Festival Celebrates Cultural Diversity (Through Sunday, October 21)

2018 New York Musical Improv Festival (Through Sunday, October 21)

House of The Hatter with Mind-Bending Creations with Laser Harps & Mechanical Bartenders

Creative Changemakers Talk with JD Samson & Nylon Magazine Editor-in-Chief

Paul Hawken & 'Drawdown: The Movement to Reverse Global Warming'
ABC Carpet & Home, Manhattan

Artists on the Refugee Crisis
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn

Poetry, Burlesque & Cirque at House of Yes: Season of the Witch

Improving Your Financial Life with Refinery29 + Free Drinks
Space Ninety 8, Brooklyn

Discover the Language of Your Body—Self Acupressure Point Massage

Who are we designing for in NYC? Who are we NOT designing for in NYC?

Herbs for Samhain Rituals
The Alchemist’s Kitchen, Manhattan

Haunted History: The Lost Franklin Expedition
Brooklyn Brainery – Park Slope, Brooklyn

Crazy Live 'Queer Eye'-Style Makeover
The Bell House, Brooklyn

Disrupting Fashion: Technology and Artificial Intelligence
CUNY Graduate Center, Manhattan

Abracadabra to Alchemy: 7000 Years of Magic
Brooklyn Brainery – Park Slope, Brooklyn

'Bruce Lee: A Life' + Free Wine
Museum of Chinese in America, Manhattan

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Free & Cheap NYC Events This Weekend

2018 Gravesend Inn High-Tech Haunted Hotel (Through Wednesday, October 31)
Voorhees Theatre, Brooklyn

2018 Manhattan Vintage Clothing Show & Sale (Through Sunday, October 20)
Metropolitan Pavilion, Manhattan

Janeane Garofalo

Open Bar Painting Classes (Through Saturday, October 27)

Open Bar Rooftop Parties (Fridays Through October 26)

Cheap Broadway-Themed Dance Class

Immersive 'Fate Still Rests' Blends Live Performance & Silent Film (Through Saturday, October 20)

Disney-Themed Drag Show

2018 NYC AirSex Championships

'Electoral Dysfunction' Political Comedy Talk Show (Saturdays Through November 10)

Cheap NYC Ghost Walking Tours (Saturdays Through December 30)

Dessert Goals 2018: NYC Dessert Fest (Weekends Through October 21)

Discounted Big Apple Circus Tickets (Through Sunday, November 4)

Open Bar Painting Classes (Through Saturday, October 27)

Volunteer During 2018 New York Cares Day for Schools

NYC 'Walking Dead' Scavenger Hunt

Margaret Cho & Dan Savage Benefit for Lady Parts Justice

Wizard Fest 2018 Harry Potter Dance Party—Costume Contest & Theme Drinks

Ballet Based Off of 'The Little Mermaid'

Bach to the Future Classical Concert Series (Sundays Through October 28)

Dessert Goals 2018: NYC Dessert Fest (Weekends Through October 21)

NYC Gospel Music History & Architecture Tours (Sundays Through December 29)

The Amazing 3-Acre 'Maize Maze' 2018 (Weekends Through October 27)
Queens County Farm, Queens

2018 Halloween Howl Doggie Costume Contest & Healthy Hound Fair
Carl Shurz Park, Manhattan

2018 Casserole Takedown
The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club, Brooklyn

Trending: Halloween, Samhain, free & cheap films, concerts, Talks

Ending Today

Frankenstein-Inspired Films at MoMA (Through Thursday, October 18)
The Museum of Modern Art, Manhattan

2018 Brooklyn Horror Film Festival (Through Thursday, October 18)

Preview New TV Shows + Q&As with Stars During PaleyFest 2018 (Through Thursday, October 18)
The Paley Center for Media, Manhattan

Ongoing

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NYC Slavery & Underground Railroad Tours (Through Saturday, December 29)

31-Foot Chihuly 'Rose Crystal Tower' Rises in Union Square (Through October 2018)
Union Square Park, Manhattan

Greenwich Village Haunted Walking Tours (Through Sunday, December 30)

'Day Drinking' Brunch Musical + 3 Drinks (Through Sunday, November 18)

Hilarious History of Drinking Paired with 3 Cocktails (Through Wednesday, November 21)

'The Golden Girls Live' Parody (Through Sunday, October 28)

1/2 Price Central Park Bike Tours (Through December 2018)

Haunting Huma Bhabha Installation on the Rooftop of the Met (Through Sunday, October 28)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Manhattan

High Line Art Installation Examines Art & Public Space (Through March 2019)
The High Line, Manhattan

Save $5.75 on Movie Tickets

'Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color' (Through Sunday, January 13)
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Manhattan

'Empire Skate: The Birthplace of Roller Disco' (Through Sunday, November 25)
The City Reliquary, Brooklyn

Discounted Tickets! 'Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawai‘i' Exhibit Blooms with Rare Works at NYBG (Through Sunday, October 28)

'Underground Heroes: New York Transit in Comics' (Through Sunday, January 6)
New York Transit Museum, Brooklyn

'Rebel Women' Who Defied Victorian Era Expectations (Through Sunday, January 6)
Museum of the City of New York, Manhattan

'Me the People: The Trump America Musical' (Through Tuesday, November 6)

Favorite Verses on Parade in MTA's Free 'Poetry in Motion at 25' Exhibit (Through Sunday, October 28)
Grand Central Terminal, Manhattan

Discounted Tickets to Interactive M.C. Escher Exhibit in NYC (Through Sunday, February 3)

'Pink: The History of a Punk, Pretty, Powerful Color' (Through Saturday, January 5)
Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Manhattan

'Germ City: Microbes and the Metropolis' (Through Sunday, April 28)
Museum of the City of New York, Manhattan

'Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power' (Through Sunday, February 3)
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn

'Before Projection: Video Sculpture 1974–1995' (Through Monday, December 17)
Sculpture Center, Queens

Cheap Tickets to 'Sleepy Hollow' Musical (Through Sunday, October 28)

Jerome Robbins ('West Side Story') & New York (Through Saturday, March 30)
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Bruno Walter Auditorium, Manhattan

2018 Pirate-Themed Halloween Harvest Celebration at Luna Park (Through Sunday, October 28)

2018 New York International Fringe Festival (Through Wednesday, October 31)

Free NYC Architecture Talks & Tours During Archtober 2018 (Through Wednesday, October 31)

Speaking Truth to Power 2018—Screenings & Talks (Through Saturday, December 8)
Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn

Art & Design of the Women’s Movement in New York (Through Sunday, December 2)
41 Cooper Gallery, Manhattan

Cheap Indoor Ice Skating in Brooklyn (Through Monday, December 24)

'Obsessorize' Exhibit Turns Unique Accessories Into Public Art (Through Friday, October 26)

2018 Art in Odd Places Featuring Works of Female & Non-Binary Artists (Through Saturday, October 27)

'Harry Potter' Exhibition Brings Rare Manuscripts & Magical Objects to NYC (Through Sunday, January 27)
New-York Historical Society, Manhattan

'Tablescapes: Designs for Dining' (Through Tuesday, April 16)
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Manhattan

2018 New York African Restaurant Week with Menus from $20 (Through Sunday, October 21)

Central Park Secrets (Through Sunday, December 2)

Discounted NYC Haunted House Tickets (Through Saturday, November 3)

Free NYC Pumpkin Picking + Halloween Hay Rides & Corn Maze (Through Sunday, October 28)

Discounted Admission to Surreal, Insta-Worthy 'Wonder World NYC' Exhibit (Through Tuesday, October 30)

Celebrate Mexico Now 2018 Arts Festival (Through Sunday, October 21)

Discounted Tix to See Aasif Mandvi ('Daily Show') in 'Sakina's Restaurant' (Through Thursday, November 1)

SPECTO8ER 2018 Horror Film Festival (Through Saturday, October 27)
Spectacle Theater, Brooklyn

Velvet Underground NYC Experience (Through Sunday, December 30)

Cheap NYC Dessert Tours (Through Friday, December 21)

Halloween-Themed Short Play Festival: BOO 2018 (Through Sunday, October 28)

Super Cheap Tickets to NYC Dueling Pianos (Through Friday, November 30)

'It’s Alive! Frankenstein at 200' (Through Sunday, January 27)
The Morgan Library & Museum, Manhattan

'Yasumasa Morimura: Ego Obscura' Questions Eastern & Westerns Notions of Gender (Through Sunday, January 13)
Japan Society, Manhattan

2018 Imagine Science Film Festival (Through Friday, October 19)

Cheap Theatre Walking Tours of The Met (Through Friday, December 21)

Prix Fixe Deals & Giveaways During International Curry Week 2018 (Through Sunday, October 28)

2018 BRIC JazzFest with Antibalas, Films & More (Through Saturday, October 20)
BRIC Arts | Media House, Brooklyn

The Rare Art of Dr. Suess, Including Never-Before-Seen Works (Through Thursday, November 15)

$50 Spa & Wellness Treatments During Spa Week Fall 2018 (Through Sunday, October 21)

2018 Architecture & Design Film Fest (Through Sunday, October 21)

Prix Fixe Meals from $14 During 2018 Dine in Queens (Through Friday, November 2)

10th Annual H.P. Lovecraft Festival—1/2 Price Tix (Through Sunday, October 28)

Free Live Performances of David Bowie's 'Berlin Trilogy' of Albums by Mems. Deerhoof, Xiu Xiu, Dirty Projectors (Through Friday, October 19)& More
Brookfield Place, Manhattan

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