Thursday, November 8: Film Fests, Roxane Gay, Visionary Women + This Weekend

Today’s Events

2018 DOC NYC Documentary Fest (Through Thursday, November 15)

2018 Video Art and Experimental Film Festival (Through Saturday, November 10)

Center for Performance Research 2018 Fall Movement Festival (Through Saturday, November 10)

The Contenders 2018: MoMA Film Favorites Screened (Through Tuesday, January 8)
The Museum of Modern Art, Manhattan

The Other Art Fair Brooklyn 2018 (Through Sunday, November 11)

Feminism & Social Justice Talk with Roxane Gay & Katia D. Ulysse
CUNY Graduate Center, Manhattan

Amy Goodman ('Democracy Now!'), Brea Baker, Ramon Contreras & Hebh Jamal + Concert
Museum of the City of New York, Manhattan

Mediums, Mambos & Michael Jackson
Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn

The Foods of Yunnan, China—Talk, Tasting & Tea
Museum of Chinese in America, Manhattan

Visionary Women: How Jane Jacobs & Rachel Carson Changed our World

Hari Kondabolu ('The Problem with Apu')

Chef Anita Lo & Matt Rodbard
Books Are Magic, Brooklyn

Feminist Goddesses & Rebel Saints
Catland, Brooklyn

Pandora Boxx ('RuPaul's Drag Race')

The Blow Concert
(le) poisson rouge, Manhattan

Drugs in Our Water Systems
The Greene Space, Manhattan

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Free & Cheap NYC Events Coming Up—Veterans Day Weekend

Art Battle NYC Competition & Party

The Life of Visionary Fashion Designer Charles James
The National Arts Club, Manhattan

Free Open Bar Party with a View

Free Wasabassco Burlesque Tickets

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

Cheap NYC Ghost Walking Tours (Saturdays Through December 30)

The New York Nightingales & The New Retro Orchestra—Jazz & Swing Night (Get Free Tickets ASAP!)

Democracy and Voting Rights in the United States: A Contested History (Saturdays Through November 10)
Jefferson Market Library, Manhattan

'Bette Davis Ain't For Sissies'

'80s & '90s Rooftop Igloo Party + Free Appetizers & 2-for-1 Drinks

Free Quiet Karaoke Party

Stars Sing Broadway's Greatest Hits

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

2018 NYC Veterans Day Parade

Free Carnegie Hall Concert on Veterans Day

Janeane Garofalo & Janelle James Perform at Comedy Show to Benefit Haiti Healthcare Nonprofit

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Ongoing

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

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)

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

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

'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

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

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

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)

'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

Central Park Secrets (Through Sunday, December 2)

Velvet Underground NYC Experience (Through Sunday, December 30)

Cheap NYC Dessert Tours (Through Friday, December 21)

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)

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

Free Circus Tickets—Circo Hermanos Vazquez with Human Cannonball & Acrobats (Through Monday, November 26)

120th Anniversary Exhibition at The National Arts Club Displays Treasures from the Collection (Through Friday, January 4)
The National Arts Club, Manhattan

Free Tastings & More During 2018 Cider Week NYC (Through Sunday, November 11)

Large Canned Food Sculptures Displayed During Canstruction 2018 (Through Wednesday, November 14)
Brookfield Place Plaza, Manhattan

Women at Work 2018 BAM Film Festival (Through Saturday, November 10)
Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn

Catch Your Favorite Comedians During the 2018 New York Comedy Festival (Through Sunday, November 11)

2018 Brooklyn Tech Week with Talks & Hackathon (Through Saturday, November 10)

2018 Nitehawk Shorts Festival (Through Monday, November 12)
Nitehawk Cinema, Brooklyn

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