Thursday, December 13: Natalie Portman, Talib Kweli, Matt Dillon + This Weekend

Today’s Events

Natalie Portman

Talib Kweli / NIKO IS+ Free Wine

Matt Dillon

Free FilmLinc Talk with Matt Dillon

Free Comedy with Janeane Garofalo

Grammy-Nominated Les Nubians in Concert

'The Muppet Christmas Carol' Live Reading & Sing-Along with Jo Firestone & Friends
Union Hall, Brooklyn

Free Cider & Hors d'oeuvres for Brooklyn Cider House's 1-Year Anniversary

' Fraver by Design: 5 Decades of Theatre Poster Art from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Beyond'
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Bruno Walter Auditorium, Manhattan

Intro to Altar Making
Catland, Brooklyn

Behind the Scenes of Broadway with a Broadway Producer

$10 Tickets to St. Thomas Choir Caroling

Y2K Throwback Dance Party
House of Yes, Brooklyn

Lowland Hum Christmas Concert
Mercury Lounge, Manhattan

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Free & Cheap NYC Events This Weekend

Award-Winning Musical Adaption to 'A Christmas Carol' (Through Sunday, December 22)

Broadway Holiday Cabaret

Discounted Tickets to 'The Brooklyn Nutcracker'

Free Tickets to Carnegie Hall Concert

Glow-in-the-Dark Party + Face Painting

'It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play' (Through Sunday, December 16)

2018 Marathon Reading of 'A Christmas Carol' + Caroling
Housing Works’ Bookstore Café, Manhattan

Free Shake Shack Hot Chocolate + Prizes
23rd St. & Broadway, Manhattan

NY Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on 'Bold & Brave' Women

Cheap Tickets to 'The Nutcracker'

The Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Corps Symphonic Band Christmas Concert

2018 Vintage Holiday Subway Rides (Sundays Through December 30)

Discounted Tickets to 'A Christmas Carol'

Build & Smash a Gingerbread City
NYC Resistor, Brooklyn

Eat ALL THE COOKIES at the 2018 Brooklyn Cookie Takedown
LOT 45, Brooklyn

2018 West Village Chorale Caroling Walk
Judson Memorial Church, Manhattan

Brown Girls Burlesque: Winter Soulstice + Photo Booth & Cocktails

2018 Victorian Holiday Party at Manhattan's Oldest Mansion—Spiced Wine & Carols
Morris-Jumel Mansion, Manhattan

Boardwalk Jazz Holiday Spectacular

The Weepies Folk-Pop Holiday Concert Will Steal Your Heart

2018 Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn

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Ending Today

$10 Big Apple Circus Tickets (Through Thursday, December 13)

Ongoing

See more ongoing & upcoming NYC events

$7 Admission to the Museum of Sex (Through Sunday, June 30)
Museum of Sex, Manhattan

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

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

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

'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

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

Velvet Underground NYC Experience (Through Sunday, December 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)

Free NYC Circus Tickets—Human Cannonball, Acrobats & More (Through Sunday, December 16)

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

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

2018 Gingerbread Lane, the World's Largest Gingerbread Village (Through Monday, January 21)
New York Hall of Science, Queens

2018 Holiday Fair at Grand Central (Through Monday, December 24)
Grand Central Terminal, Manhattan

Andy Warhol Retrospective at the Whitney Reimagines the Iconic Artist (Through Sunday, March 31)
Whitney Museum of American Art, Manhattan

2018 Holiday Train Show (Through Sunday, February 3)
Grand Central Terminal, Manhattan

2018 Union Square Holiday Market (Through Monday, December 24)
Union Square Park, Manhattan

Discounted Tickets to 2018 NYC Holiday Train Show (Through Monday, January 21)

2018 American Museum of Natural History Origami Holiday Tree on Display (Through Sunday, January 13)
American Museum of Natural History, Manhattan

Check Out Charles Dickens's Original Manuscript of 'A Christmas Carol' (Through Sunday, January 6)
The Morgan Library & Museum, Manhattan

1st Ever WinterFest at BK Museum with Market, Performances, Tree Maze, Chocolate Tasting & More (Through Monday, December 31)
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn

2018 Columbus Circle Holiday Market (Through Monday, December 24)

2018 NYC Winter Lantern Festival with Huge Light Installations & Performances (Through Sunday, January 6)

Free Meals Paired with Art—Cook & Celebrate Together (Through Monday, December 31)
Open Source Gallery, Brooklyn

NYC Christmas Sing-a-Long Adventure (Through Sunday, December 16)

2018 Vintage MTA Bus Rides for the Holidays (Weekdays Through December 21)

2018 Wreath Interpretations Exhibition (Through Thursday, January 3)
Central Park Arsenal, Manhattan

Free Tickets to 'Cleopatra' Musical (Through Saturday, December 22)

2018 BKLYN Arctic Adventure VR Experience—Meet Santa & Have a Snowball Fight (Through Friday, December 14)
City Point, Brooklyn

A Harlemettes Holiday 2018 (Through Sunday, December 16)
Harlem School of the Arts, Manhattan

Holiday Classics Screened at Nitehawk (Through Saturday, December 29)
Nitehawk Cinema, Brooklyn

2018 ARC Holiday Record & CD Sale (Through Sunday, December 23)
The ARChive of Contemporary Music, Manhattan

PaleyLand 2018 with Vintage Holiday Shows, Games & Free Cocoa (Through Sunday, January 6)
The Paley Center for Media, Manhattan

'It’s a Wonderful Life' Screenings Introduced by Donna Reed's Daughter (Through Monday, December 24)
IFC Center, Manhattan

Make Yourself a Superhero at the 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' Pop-Up (Through Sunday, January 27)

Haunted NYC Trolley Tours (Through Friday, December 14)

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