Events & Happenings in New York City!
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6 - 10pm at PHD Rooftop Lounge at Dream Downtown, Free
Dream Downtown along with Matt Assante & Dustin Terry invite you to Sunset Saturdays 5 Year Anniversary hosted by Pusha T Music by Ben Paul October 1, 2016 PHD Rooftop Lounge at Dream Downtown 355 W 16th, New York, NY 10011
7pm at CastleBraid, Free
Hosted by Annika Moller at Castle Braid Annika Moller is a visual and performance artist based in Bushwick. After studying multiple disciplines of dance for over two decades and building a name for herself in the visual art world, she decided to combine her two passions to create a new performance art piece that has no boundaries. In BODY MEDIUM she will create a piece on a large outstretched canvas through dance improvisation, using only paint and her body as the medium. She aims to embody the sights, sounds and energy of the audience and surrounding environment, and through this embodiment, she will imprint the moment on canvas. She encourages the audience to come with an open mind to embrace the endless possibilities of this performance
5 - 7pm at JAMES J WALKER PARK, $20
Ladies Village Soccer (LVS) is a great place to meet people, form friendships and make real connections. We don't ask that you commit to every game but that you come OUT as much as you can and have fun. No experience necessary - We mix the teams with the experience and those that just want an excuse to get all sweaty with some lovely ladies. We are a casual network of Ladies who are queer friendly and like to scrimmage to our own set of rules. Can’t wait to see you at our West Village location this Fall season.
11am at On Location Tours, $39
WHO YA GONNA CALL? ON LOCATION TOURS Strap on your proton packs and celebrate Halloween all month long with On Location Tours as you experience all the sights, sounds, and spooks Manhattan has to offer on the limited run of a special edition Ghostbuster Movie Tour. Reminisce at the sites where Drs. Peter Venkman (Bill Murray), Egon Spengler (Harold Ramis), Raymond Stantz (Dan Aykroyd), and Winston Zeddemore (Ernie Hudson) captured ghosts and ghouls in 1984 and 1989, then fast forward in time to check out where Drs. Abby Yates (Melissa McCarthy), Erin Gilbert (Kristen Wiig), Jillian Holtzmann (Kate McKinnon), and Patty Tolan (Leslie Jones) saved the city in this summer’s Ghostbusters reboot. Your experience with On Location Tours will have you saying, “I ain’t afraid of no ghost!” The Ghostbusters Movie Tour runs every Saturday at 11AM through the month of October. Come dressed as your favorite character while ghost season is officially open. For more information or to purchase tickets visit onlocationtours.com or call 212-913-9780.
7:30 - 9:30pm at Gene Frankel Theater, $25
COMMENCING: A Night of Jane Shepard Shorts. From Jane's Kickass Plays for Women -Commencing, Friends of the Deceased and NINE. ethikos.brownpapertickets.com In Commencing, Kelli can't wait for the blind date her friends have set her up on. Until it turns out to be one very disappointed lesbian named Arlin. Mutually appalled, yet appallingly intrigued, they proceed to pull the screws loose on both straight and gay women's culture, to find the common ground beneath in the search for love and self. In Friends of The Deceased, An embittered widow lies in wait at her husband's grave for the appearance his mistress, and encounters a soulful teen. In NINE two women are held in a life-threatening situation and the mind games they play to keep one
11am - 7pm at ANTHOM, Free
The completely sustainable, Parisian sneaker VEJA is making its official debut in New York with a month-long pop-up at ANTHOM in SoHo. The sneaker has been a hit in France for ten years, but is just making its way to New York. For men and women, they're the the preferred kicks of French street artists….and Marion Cotillard has called them her favorite brand alongside Dior. This pop-up shop will be the first time the complete collection of VEJA sneakers will be in New York. For more info on VEJA, visit http://www.veja-store.com/en/. Questions? Visit http://www.shopanthom.com/contact-us.
8 - 10pm at Albatross Bar, $10
Get ready for Striptease and Chill: A Burlesque Tribute to the shows we love to binge. Yes, we are taking your favorite television characters and showing you what they'd look like (nearly) naked! It's your Netflix wet dream. Featuring an amazing cast: Anja Keister, Mary Cyn, Tiny D, Dick Move, Lewd Alfred Douglas, Logan Laveau, Foxy Squire, Carriage Return, Sweet N'Lo and Spiced Cider (hey that's me!). With performances tributing Game of Thrones, Walking Dead, Parks and Rec, Archer and SO MUCH MORE! It all happens at Albatross Bar - Astoria's oldest gay bar.
8 - 10pm at Kaye Playhouse @Hunter college, $75-$150
Irreverent and outrageous, the Sexy Liberal Comedy tour has been racing across America all year to deliver insightful and biting political comedy. Starring Stephanie Miller, Ny's John Fugelsang and Frangela. .....because this election is no joke and demands this comedic intervention
8:30am - 2pm at Randall's Island, $15 - $150 depending on event
2016 marks the 13th year of our signature event - the Colon Cancer Challenge. Across the United States, teams of families, friends, co-workers and local and national corporations will come together to raise awareness of colorectal cancer, support those battling the disease and raise funds for the Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation's strategic initiatives of Public Awareness, Prevention, Screening and Research. We are delighted to announce our return to New York City and to partner with the Randall's Island Park Alliance for our signature event! Fall foilage.jpgTake on the Challenge of a certified - officially timed 5K that loops around the pristine grounds of Randall's Island. RI is truly an urban oasis. You will pass freshwater wetlands, a tidal forest and take in stunning city vistas during this competetive run. Participants will complete the last leg of the course inside Icahn Stadium ON this historic and nationally recognized track. Just in - We are adding Age Group Awards: 14 & under through 85 & over in 5 year increments! Stay tuned for a sneak peak at this year's Top Finishers Medals! This year's Remembrance & Prevention Walk will also loop through the park past the city's stunning vistas, wetlands and uplands. Participants will complete the last leg of the course inside Icahn Stadium ON this historic and nationally recognized track. NEW! Kid's 12 and under can participate in the day's activities with their own Fun Run! Every participant receives a Finishers Medal. Kids ages 2-5 will complete a 100 yard dash Kids ages 6-9 200 will complete a yard dash Kids 10-12 will complete a full lap on the 1/4 track Survivors and caregivers will be recognized during the Opening ceremony and victory lap around the Icahn Stadium track. Partipants will have use of park after the event - we encourage you to make a day of it, bring a picnic lunch and visit the annual Harvest Festival featuring live music, guided tours etc... https://randallsisland.org/events/harvest-festival/ Participants will have access to Sponsor and Exhibitor booths from 8:30 AM - 2PM
7pm at The Stonewall Inn, $19.99
In the last five years, Bunny has performed two sold out solo shows at La Escuelita. But that venue closed! So Bunny is bringing her latest blend of raucous, irreverent comedy to the even more legendary Stonewall Inn. And if you thought Stonewall was a riot, don't miss Bunny in this limited run of Trans-Jester.
7:30pm-9pm at The TAI Group, $20
Outside/Inside by Jenny Seidelman Directed by Audrey Alford Tickets $20 at http://www.ivytheatre.com/current-project/ Should people adopt children outside of their race? Chinese American Ken isn't so sure after meeting his boss's daughter, Hannah. His assumptions come to a head at an outrageous dinner party that leaves him and his Caucasian wife, Lacy scrambling. This romantic comedy will make "cultural sensitivity training" sound like a great idea! Featuring Katie Braden, Diane Chen, Eric Elizaga, Kurt Grube, and Jenn Remke The TAI Group, 150 W 30th St, 14th Floor, NYC
11am - 8pm at The Metropolitan Pavilion, $20
The Affordable Art Fair NYC will once again gather a dynamic group of galleries to delight your art-curious mind with emerging and established artworks. From September 28 – October 2, 2016 the fair will welcome 74 exhibitors from locations like Brooklyn, Buenos Aires, Istanbul and Tokyo. The Affordable Art Fair’s mission of democratizing art is simple, yet unique: we create a friendly and inspiring atmosphere in which you can find thousands of original paintings, prints, sculptures and photographs all under one roof and from prices ranging between $100 to $10,000, with more than half priced under $5,000. Visit affordableatfair.com/newyork for more information and to purchase tickets.
11am - 3pm at Central Park Naumburg Bandshell, Free
Saturday, October 1, 2016 | 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Naumburg Bandshell, Central Park Come, sit, stay, and celebrate Central Park and its dog community! Tails will be wagging as the Central Park Conservancy and its program for dog lovers, Central Park Paws, host you and your canine for an afternoon of contests, training tips, games, and more. This event is hosted by Central Park Paws, a program of the Central Park Conservancy. Free. Open to all ages. The Fair is an on-leash event. Sponsored by Bideawee, Biscuits & Bath, and Freshpet
10 - 11pm at Dixon Place, $12-18
InTandem Lab’s Instructions to Decode A(n In)human transformation is a postmodern punk “roach” Kabaret inspired by Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis. Written in verse by Gisela Cardenas and delivered as spoken poetry by a cast of three, I2Decode explores the intertwining of live music, video mapping and words. I2Decode portrays the protagonist of The Metamorphosis, Gregor Samsa, on a high ride after his transformation into a bug. Interspersed seamlessly throughout the piece, Milica Paranosic’s wild, eerie and sensual score is played by an electronic cello, which takes the audience on a journey from the wildness of a punk rock kabaret to the subtle underscoring of the bug’s world.
11:45am at Citi Field, $105+
The Meadows Music & Arts Festival presents a two-day concert with performances by The WEEKND, LolaWolf, Kanye West, Chance the Rapper and more.

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