Friday, October 19: John Waters, Vintage Clothes, Haunted Hotel + 85 More

Today’s Events

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

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

John Waters
Rizzoli Bookstore, Manhattan

Janeane Garofalo

'Ghostbusters' Drinking Game
The Bell House, Brooklyn

East Village in the 1980s (Through Thursday, November 1)
Tompkins Square Library, Manhattan

Free Beer + Sundance Kidd at Two Boots
Two Boots Williamsburg, Brooklyn

2018 NYC AirSex Championships

90s vs 2000's Hip Hop + R&B Sing-Along

SWEENEY TODD Movie Sing-Along
Videology, Brooklyn

Disney-Themed Drag Show

Open Bar Painting Classes (Through Saturday, October 27)

Open Bar Rooftop Parties (Fridays Through October 26)

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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

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

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

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)

2018 Chelsea Film Festival (Through Sunday, October 21)

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

2018 EFA Open Studios (Through Saturday, October 20)

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

2018 Margaret Mead Film Festival (Through Sunday, October 21)
American Museum of Natural History, Manhattan

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

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

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

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

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