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nonsensenyc: 3.24 to 3.31

March 24th 2017

Friday, March 24 * Realtalk: Creativity for Positive Change, Brooklyn * Strange Times Call for Strangelove: Nostalgic Cold War Paranoia, Jersey City * #Fomoparty, Brooklyn * We Have Always Lived in the Future, Long Island City * Secret Loft, Brooklyn Saturday, March 25 * Night Light, Brooklyn * Fashion Dance Party, Brooklyn * Michael Alan Taxi Driver Drawathon Performance, Brooklyn * Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happy Hour, Brooklyn * Making Known, Manhattan * Rock for Self-Advocacy, Brooklyn * Schtick ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 3.17 to 3.25

March 17th 2017

Friday, March 10 * Technowruz: Iranian New Year Party, Manhattan * The Endless Mobile Beautiful Collapsable Labyrinth, Long Island City * Legends of the DJ Booth, Brooklyn * The Infinite Wrench, Manhattan * Soci_et.al. De_Format()on, Brooklyn * Making Known, Manhattan * BKC #Resist Show and Print Sale, Brookyn Saturday, March 11 *Dark Before Dawn, Queens * NYC Decades of Dance, Queens * Swing House Eighth Anniversary * Cartoon Carnival No. 54: Prosperity Blues, Brooklyn * Board Game and Weird Record Party, ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 3.10 to 3.16

March 10th 2017

Friday, March 10 * Game Night No. 6: Feminist Politics, Brooklyn * Pool Play 2.0, Manhattan * Time Simply Passes, Manhattan * Freaks Don't Cry, Brooklyn * Sonic Front, Brooklyn * Glamdammit, Brooklyn * Dirty Panties: The Musical, Brooklyn Saturday, March 11 * Banger and Mash, Manhattan * Board Game and Weird Record Party, Manhattan * Rubulad Proudly Presents Ubu-Lad, Brooklyn * Performancy Forum: Biomass/Microbiomes, Brooklyn * The Feminist Tea Party: Political Edition, Manhattan * Michael Alan Silly Sexy C ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 3.3 to 3.9

March 3rd 2017

Friday, March 3 * Voix-Des-Villes No. 1, Brooklyn * Freaks Don't Cry, Brooklyn * Fat Friday, Manhattan Saturday, March 4 * Paper Jazz Small Press Fest, Brooklyn * Banger and Mash, Manhattan Sunday, March 5 * Love Is the Message: Film and Q and A With Nicky Siano, Brooklyn * The Panorama Challenge, Queens * Fifth Almost-Annual NYC Feminist Zine Fest, Manhattan * The Box and Friends: Fundraiser Show, Brooklyn * Notes From the Swamp: Strategizing Beyond Trumpism, Queens * Big Irv's, Brooklyn * Kava and Color P ...Continue Reading

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March 3rd 2017

Friday, March 3 * Voix-Des-Villes No. 1, Brooklyn * Freaks Don't Cry, Brooklyn * Fat Friday, Manhattan Saturday, March 4 * Paper Jazz Small Press Fest, Brooklyn * Banger and Mash, Manhattan Sunday, March 5 * Love Is the Message: Film and Q and A With Nicky Siano, Brooklyn * The Panorama Challenge, Queens * Fifth Almost-Annual NYC Feminist Zine Fest, Manhattan * The Box and Friends: Fundraiser Show, Brooklyn * Notes From the Swamp: Strategizing Beyond Trumpism, Queens * Big Irv's, Brooklyn * Kava and Color P ...Continue Reading

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February 24th 2017

Friday, February 24 * The Boxcutter Puppet Cabaret, Brooklyn * How to Party, Brooklyn * Show and Tale: Activists, Artivists, and Archives, Manhattan * Captains of Industry Comedy Show, Brooklyn * Americana Psychobabble, Brooklyn * Landmark Loew's Movie Palace: Oscar Haves and Have Nots, Jersey City * JunXion: Carnaval, Brooklyn * #Fomoparty, Brooklyn * I'm With the DJ Part 2, Brooklyn Saturday, February 25 * A Little Creative Class Benefit, Brooklyn * Unheard-of Ensemble, Manhattan * The Invisible Wind 6, L ...Continue Reading

non-sense nyc: 2.17 to 2.23

February 17th 2017

Friday, February 17 * Tropical Sounds to Make You Sweat, Brooklyn * Spike Polite and Sewage NYC, Brooklyn * Sub:culture, Brooklyn Saturday, February 18 * Confetti: The Dance Party-Winter Edition, Brooklyn * We the People: A Patriotism March, Manhattan * Freezing Man, Brooklyn * Feeling Gloomy: (We Don’t Need This) Fascist Groove Thang, Brooklyn * Spoons, Toons, Booze Fifth Anniversary Special, Brooklyn * A Love House Party with Music and Love Stuff, Brooklyn * Tropixxx, Brooklyn * Hunter/Game, Brooklyn * La ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 2.10 to 2.16

February 10th 2017

Friday, February 10 * Heartbreak Karaoke Live, Brooklyn * The Second Annual It's Friday, I'm (Not) In Love Anti-Valentine's Party, Brooklyn * Rhythm of Afrika and Rhythmic Winter, Brooklyn * The Secret Loft Show: A Comedy Dance Party, Brooklyn * Loves Bites the Power Ballads Sing-Along, Brooklyn Saturday, February 11 * Against Competition, Toward Mutual Aid: ABC No Rio in Exile at Flux Factory, Long Island City * Rubulad: Where Is The Love? Brooklyn * Meet Me in Paris: A Clandestine Cabaret, Brooklyn * Re:Re:Re:Re:Re: ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 2.3 to 2.9

February 3rd 2017

Friday, February 3 * Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Garcia: Radio that Changed Lives, Queens * Giegling Ensemble, Brooklyn Saturday, February 4 * New York Queer Experimental Film Festival, Brooklyn * Soul Night, Brooklyn * The Neo Show, Manhattan * Radiohole's Super-Fun Exclusive Experimental Couch-Talk Party, Manhattan * Game Show, Brooklyn Sunday, February 5 * Super Villain No. 1, Manhattan * Black Joy in Brooklyn, Brooklyn * Gold Bolus Recordings, Queens * Exceedingly Good Song Night, Manhattan * House of ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 2.3 to 2.9

February 3rd 2017

Friday, February 3 * Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Garcia: Radio that Changed Lives, Queens * Giegling Ensemble, Brooklyn Saturday, February 4 * New York Queer Experimental Film Festival, Brooklyn * Soul Night, Brooklyn * The Neo Show, Manhattan * Radiohole's Super-Fun Exclusive Experimental Couch-Talk Party, Manhattan * Game Show, Brooklyn Sunday, February 5 * Super Villain No. 1, Manhattan * Black Joy in Brooklyn, Brooklyn * Gold Bolus Recordings, Queens * Exceedingly Good Song Night, Manhattan * House of ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 1.27 to 2.2

January 27th 2017

Friday, January 27 * Glasshouse’s Winter Residency 2017: Arta Balina in Residence, Brooklyn * Dream Beat: A Contemporary Wellness Party, Manhattan * Live Dubbed Sitcoms Acknowledges the New Boss, Brooklyn * Secret Loft, Brooklyn * A Closet Full of Hungry Bats, Brooklyn * Welcome to the Big Time: Vintage Vaudeville on Film, Brooklyn * Germany, 1933, Brooklyn * Cave Readings, Manhattan * Double Feature: The Great McGinty and Duck Soup, Jersey City * Planned Parenthood Benefit Show and Raffle, Brooklyn * Millen ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 1.21 to 1.26

January 20th 2017

Saturday, January 21 * Sans, Manhattan * Listening Party, Brooklyn * Awesometown, Brooklyn * Captains of Industry, Brooklyn * Bushwick A/V Saturday Morning Afters, Brooklyn * NYC Pin and Patch Market, Brooklyn * One Catches Light Festival, Brooklyn Sunday, January 22 * Nothing Underground Music Label Showcase, Brooklyn * Museum of Interesting Things Secret Speakeasy, Manhattan * Procession, Manhattan * Seven Suns, Brooklyn Monday, January 23 * A Song a Day Presents: A Planned Parenthood Benefit, Brooklyn Tu ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: #J20

January 20th 2017

NOTE: Nonsense will not post today in solidarity with the #J20 Art Strike. We'll be back tomorrow. Yours, Jeff Stark and the staff of Nonsense NYC ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 1.13 to 1.19

January 13th 2017

Friday, January 13 * The Secret Loft Show: A Comedy Dance Party, Brooklyn * Cartoon Carnival No. 52: Friday the 13th, Brooklyn * Mr. DynaNite, Celebrating the Music of James Brown, Brooklyn * Pulitzer Surprises, Brooklyn * OMG It's a Hair Movie Sing-a-long, Brooklyn * Resonate X Chasm, Queens * Broken Bone Bathtub, Manhattan * The 90s Hip Hop and R&B Sing-Along, Brooklyn * Friday the Fuckteenth, Manhattan Saturday, January 14 * 2017 We Got This, Brooklyn * 32nd Annual Zlatne Uste Golden Festival, Brooklyn * ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 1.6 to 1.12

January 6th 2017

Friday, January 6 * Chroma Key, Williamsburg Saturday, January 7 * Soul Night Three-Year Anniversary, Brooklyn * Figure Drawing Marathon, Brooklyn * Blunderland Revolution: Variety Show, Brooklyn * CVRTAIN, Manhattan * A Gay Show for All People, Manhattan * Joe’s NYC Bar, Manhattan * Banana Rumour: Heems/Dap/Grumby, Queens * Cinema 16, Brooklyn * Game Show the Best of Edition, Brooklyn Sunday, January 8 * Golden Years. A Tribute to David Bowie, Manhattan * Kava and Color, Brooklyn * Global No Pants Subway ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 12.30 to 1.5

December 30th 2016

NOTE: Thank you all for your year-end donations to Nonsense; your support is hugely appreciated. We also love all your notes. Some of you say that Nonsense helped you find your people. Others say you still use it every week. A few of you say you don't get out much these days, but you really like being reminded that Do-It-Yourself, Do-It-Together culture is still alive in New York City. We're with all of you. So thanks again. And here's one more chance for those of you who still want to make a small donation to support ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: new year's eve special

December 29th 2016

NOTE: The best parties are the ones where there's no place you'd rather be. And anyone who's been to a few good ones will tell you that usually has more to do with who you're with than where you're at. But we'll get to New Year's Eve in tomorrow's regular edition of the list. In the meantime, we need your help. Broadly speaking, we've been thinking a lot about what to do in the coming year, and, on an even more fundamental level, how to be. And it's confusing. Because it feels like somehow we're not doing enough to pre ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: new year's eve special edition

December 29th 2016

NOTE: The best parties are the ones where there's no place you'd rather be. And anyone who's been to a few good ones will tell you that usually has more to do with who you're with than where you're at. But we'll get to New Year's Eve in tomorrow's regular edition of the list. In the meantime, we need your help. Broadly speaking, we've been thinking a lot about what to do in the coming year, and, on an even more fundamental level, how to be. And it's confusing. Because it feels like somehow we're not doing enough to pre ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 12.23 to 12.29

December 23rd 2016

NOTE: We are 16 years old. We are still a little awkward, and we're always late these days. The reason why Nonsense still exists is because it serves a community. You are part of that community. And we still believe this community is vital to New York. Because in these dark times meaningless nonsense is more meaningful than ever. Collective joy brings us together. It is not a substitute for hard work and struggle. It is how you meet your people. It is our release. We ask for a little help with this project once a year. ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 12.16 to 12.21

December 16th 2016

Friday, December 16 * Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind: Best of 2016, Manhattan * The Secret Death of Puppets (or) How Do Puppets Die? Manhattan * Playing Favorites, Brooklyn * A Place Both Wonderful and Strange's All-Star Salute to Krampus, Brooklyn * Rhythmic Fall, Brooklyn * Wonder Island: The Trash Covered Concho, Williamsburg * Disco Duke Out: Rematch, Manhattan Saturday, December 17 * The Secular Solstice, Manhattan * Roaches EP Release Party and Official Lactic Fashion Show Afterparty, Brooklyn * ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 12.9 to 12.15

December 9th 2016

Friday, December 9 * The Brooklyn Cat Painting Takedown 2016, Brooklyn * The Second Annual Roots and Ruckus Fest, Brooklyn * The Xmas Pop Sing-Along, Brooklyn * More Real Than Reality Itself, Brooklyn * The Whatforward Circus and Faust, Manhattan * Bronx World Film Cycle 2016, Manhattan * Let Us Now Praise Famous Women, Williamsburg * Los Sures, Brooklyn * Cartoon Carnival No. 51: Christmas Cheer, Brooklyn Saturday, December 10 * Mister Saturday Night, Brooklyn * Rubulad Holiday Revue, Brooklyn * Ugly Sweat ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 12.2 to 12.8

December 2nd 2016

Friday, December 2 * Planetarium, Queens * The Secret Loft Show: A Comedy Dance Party, Brooklyn * Winter Wonderland Blunderland, Brooklyn * 10th Annual Cinema Arts Festival, Brooklyn * Awkward Sex ... and the City: Nasty Women Edition, Manhattan * 808 Presents, Brooklyn * Life by Bebb: Art Show Reception Performance Party, Brooklyn * The Whatforward Circus and Faust, Brooklyn Saturday, December 3 * Cranksgiving, Brooklyn * Gerlz, Brooklyn * Kink 12, Brooklyn * Minka Brooklyn's Magical Holiday Bazaar, Brookl ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 11.25 to 12.1

November 25th 2016

Friday, November 25 * Nothing Gold Can Stay, Brooklyn Saturday, November 26 * A One Day Festival to Improve the World A Little Bit Hosted by Chris Duffy, Brooklyn * Privacy, Brooklyn * Schtick a Pole In It, Manhattan * End of the Year Mailing Party and Volunteer Meet and Greet, Manhattan * Comic Sans! Virgin Chronicles Edition, Brooklyn * Michael Alan Studios Sunday, November 27 * Thanksgiving Secret Speakeasy, Manhattan Tuesday, November 29 * Little Cinema No. 26: Requiem for a Dream (Remixed and Rescored), B ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 11.18 to 11.22

November 18th 2016

Friday, November 18 * House of Resistance, Brooklyn * Knockdown Center, Queens * Rhythm of Afrika, Queens * Landmark Loew's Movie Place: Spartacus and Captain Blood, Jersey City * Ciphered Bridges, Brooklyn * Zero Judgment Cardio Dance Party No. 6, Manhattan * One-Night-Only Art and Performance Event, Brooklyn Saturday, November 19 * Rubulad Fashion Suicide, Brooklyn * Re:Re:Re:Re:Re: / Re: Group, Brooklyn * Ridgewood Market, Queens * Danksgiving, Manhattan * The Beat: Drum Arcade, Brooklyn * ABC No Rio in ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 11.11 to 11.17

November 11th 2016

Friday, November 11 * Puppet Playlist No. 22: Puppet Playlist Destroys Your Childhood, Brooklyn * Dusk and Haze and Techno Queers, Brooklyn * Rhythmic Fall, Brooklyn * The Secret Loft Show: A Comedy Dance Party, Brooklyn Saturday, November 12 * Mister Saturday Night Barn Dances, Brooklyn * Cut Worms, Nassau, and Ben Seretan, Brooklyn * Certain Days 2017 Calendar Launch Party, Brooklyn * Current Mill, Brooklyn * Odyssey Works, Brooklyn * Smells Like the Love Show: Grunge Themed Variety Show, Brooklyn * Robert ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 11.4 to 11.9

November 4th 2016

Friday, November 4 * Feminine Rule 2: A Gazillionth Look at Erotic Art, Brooklyn * Sweat, Brooklyn * Fear Factory: Phantasmagoria, Brooklyn * New York Is Now, Brooklyn * Rhythm of Afrika, Queens * Vera and Valya and the Magical One Cat Circus, Brooklyn Saturday, November 5 * On the Inside, Manhattan * Church Night, Brooklyn * Everything That Is, Manhattan * Art Hospitality: A Conversation, Williamsburg * Dina Meneguzzi, Queens * Fifth Annual Bad Theater Festival, Williamsburg * 23 Windows, Brooklyn * Sho ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 10.28 to 11.3

October 28th 2016

Friday, October 28 * Stranger Things (With Candy) Halloween Party, Brooklyn * The Secret Loft Show: A Free Comedy Dance Party (Free Pizza), Brooklyn * Secret Underground Tunnels, Brooklyn * Space Cadets Radio Drama Launch Party, Manhattan * Familiars Quarterly Issue II: Kingdom Animalia, Queens * Speakeasy Karaoke Halloween Party * Live Dubbed Sitcoms: Will and Grace and Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Brooklyn * Great Small Works Muntergang and Other Cheerful Downfalls, Manhattan * Tell, Manhattan * Haunted Home ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 10.21 to 10.27

October 21st 2016

Friday October 21 * All of Them Witches, Brooklyn * Fear NYC, Manhattan * Nightmare Before Insomnium: Prom, Manhattan * Landmark Loew's Movie Palace Double Feature, Jersey City * Glamdammit, Brooklyn * Karmic Halloween Party, Manhattan * Haus of Yas: Best Wedding Ever, Brooklyn * Revel's End: A Tempest Dance Party, Manhattan Saturday, October 22 * The 17th and a Half Mr. LES Pageant, Queens * Where Do I End and Where Do You Begin, Brooklyn * Printed Rivals, Manhattan * Literati: A Comedy Show About the Gre ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 10.14 to 10.20

October 14th 2016

Friday, October 14 * Songs of Monsters in Books, Brooklyn * No Exit, Brooklyn * Rhythm of Afrika Dance Party, Brooklyn * Mad Science Fair, Brooklyn * Afuego Global Dance Music Party, Brooklyn * The 90s Sing-Along, Brooklyn * Dirty Work at the Wax Works, Brooklyn Saturday, October 15 * Rubulad Brass-tastic Blowout, Brooklyn * Honk for More Gardens, Manhattan * Ruins of Achelach, Manhattan * Second Floraissance, Brooklyn * FearGärden: Haunted Oktoberfest, Brooklyn * Jazz From the Future, Brooklyn * Rhi ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 10.7 to 10.13

October 7th 2016

Friday, October 7 * The Hidden Valley: Two-Day Multimedia Festival, Brooklyn * Horizons: Perspectives on Psychedelics -- A 10-Year Anniversary Party, Manhattan * New American Comedy, Manhattan * Dirty Work at the Wax Works, Brooklyn * Femverse, Manhattan * Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, Manhattan Saturday, October 8 * Day Terror Dirt Bath: Bushwick DIY Noisefest, Brooklyn * Flashbulb, Brooklyn * Machines in Music, Queens * Invitation to Love Live, Queens * Art in Odd Places, Manhattan * The 2016 BW ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 9.30 to 10.6

September 30th 2016

Friday, September 30 * Performance Art Day Bushwick, Brooklyn * Awk Sex Fest, Queens * Oakdrive Podcast Release Party, Williamsburg * The Quiet American, Williamsburg * They Said That at the Movies, Jersey City * Uncanny Valley, Williamsburg * Tomb Raver NYC, Brooklyn Saturday, October 1 * Postcards From the Edge: Posters and Artwork of the NYC Punk Scene, Brooklyn * The First Homecoming Cruise, Manhattan * Hobo Roadshow and Cacophony Machine, Brooklyn * MUTHA Tongue: Voices from Modern Parenthood, Manhattan ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 9.23 to 9.29

September 23rd 2016

Friday, September 23 * The Summer I Disappeared, Queens * The Secret Loft Show, Brooklyn * Rhythm of Afrika, Queens * The Ladies of Pop Sing-Along, Brooklyn * Summer Stories: Back to School, Williamsburg * Cartoon Carnival No. 48: Monkey Business, Brooklyn * #Fomoparty, Brooklyn * Pop! Brooklyn * Otherwise Normal, Manhattan * Sex! With Your Mom, Manhattan Saturday, September 24 * Dyke Bar Takeover, Brooklyn * Rubulad Proudly Presents Happy Landings Cosmic Airstrip, Brooklyn * Dances of Vice, Manhattan * The ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 9.16 to 9.23

September 16th 2016

Friday, September 16 * The Eye's Post-Opening Party Starring James Chance and the Contortions and Lenny Kaye, Manhattan * 10th Anniversary of the Jalopy Theater, Brooklyn * Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, Manhattan * What the Float, Manhattan * Serials, Manhattan * Rinsed Freshmen Orientation, Brooklyn * Let Me Break You Up, Williamsburg * Coney Island Film Festival Opening Night Festival, Brooklyn * The People's Garden Presents, Brooklyn * Twilight in the Garden Free Shadow Puppet Shows, Brooklyn * ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 9.9 to 9.15

September 9th 2016

Friday, September 9 * 100 Years of Dadaism, Manhattan * Emergency Vaudeville: Louisiana Flood Benefit, Williamsburg * Anne Tello Remix Dance Party, Manhattan * Weed Heart, Manhattan * Michael Alan: Art as Healing * Dat Ish Brooklyn Party, Brooklyn * Cloud Cuckooland, Brooklyn Saturday, September 10 * Rubulad Proudly Presents Happy Day Welcome Barbecue, Brooklyn * Glamdammit, Brooklyn * Resistance Reformatory: An Immersive Performance Workshop, Manhattan * Bushwig 2016, Queens * The Psychic Luau, Brooklyn * ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 9.2 to 9.8

September 2nd 2016

Friday, September 2 * Seventh Annual NYC Unicycle Festival, Manhattan * Clown Cabaret, Brooklyn Saturday, September 3 * The Night, Brooklyn * Ninth Annual Coney Island Beard and Moustache Competition, Brooklyn * Mami, Queens * Dollypalooza, Manhattan * Assimilate: The Unofficial Star Trek Con Afterparty, Brooklyn Sunday, September 4 * Weirdo Cinema a-Go-Go, Queens Monday, September 5 * Labor Day Block Party, Manhattan * Yes Barbecue Extravaganza, Brooklyn * Labor Day Beach Ride, Brooklyn Thursday, September ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 8.26 to 9.1

August 26th 2016

Friday, August 26 * The Sinema of Nick Zedd and the Premiere of Two New Films, Brooklyn * Ambient Church, Brooklyn * House of Yas Dollhouse Party, Brooklyn * Best Magical Creative Experience Ever, Brooklyn * Big Head Tiny Mountain * #Fomoparty, Brooklyn * Title Point's Salon, Manhattan * Secret Project Robot Farewell, Brooklyn * Knockdown Center, Queens * Psychic Art Party, Brooklyn * Burlesque at the Beach: The Schlep Sisters, Brooklyn Saturday, August 27 * Super Friends Fest, Brooklyn * Mosaic Fest: A Mu ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 8.19 to 8.25

August 19th 2016

Friday, August 19 * Fourth Annual Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space Film Festival: People for the Planet, Manhattan * #‎iScreamParty2, Brooklyn * Signs of Life Art Residency, Brooklyn * SurFest: A Surrealist Manifesto, Brooklyn * Joe Strummer Birthday Bash Strummer Jam, Manhattan Saturday, August 20 * Flame Con 2, Brooklyn * The Invisible Wind 4 * Cartoon Carnival No. 47: Summer Travels, Brooklyn * Hot Rabbit, Brooklyn Sunday, August 21 * Rhythmic Summer, Williamsburg * Procession, Manhattan Monday, August 22 ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 8.12 to 8.18

August 12th 2016

Friday, August 12 * Black Lives Matter Fundraiser, Brooklyn * The 90s Hip-Hop and R&B Sing-Along, Brooklyn * The Mushroom Cure, Manhattan Saturday, August 13 * Communal Spaces, Brooklyn * Mami Market, Queens * Maim That Tune: Striptease to the Worst Songs Ever, Brooklyn * Santa Salsa, Brooklyn * Galapagos, Brooklyn * The Forest Party, Manhattan * A Party for Brooklyn by Brooklyn, Brooklyn Sunday, August 14 * Restoration, Queens * Liquid and Still, Brooklyn * Art Music and Vibes Part 2, Brooklyn * Draw-Man ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 8.5 to 8.11

August 5th 2016

Friday, August 5 * SFVHS: California Artists' Video 1988-1999, Brooklyn * Pop Up Art Gallery, Staten Island * Lumapit Sa Akin, Paraiso (Come to Me, Paradise) Screening and Talk, Brooklyn * Hewman's, Brooklyn * Corbu, Manhattan * Shoestring Studio Launch Party and Grand Opening, Brooklyn * Jump Into the Light, Manhattan Saturday, August 6 * Babycastles Super Rumble, Manhattan * This Party Is Killing You: A Night of All Robyn Everything, Williamsburg * Variance at Night, Brooklyn * Epicenter: 15, Brooklyn * F ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 7.29 to 8.4

July 29th 2016

Friday, July 29 * Broken City: Wall Street, Manhattan * Artifacts and After Effects Closing Party, Manhattan * Cruel Summer 80s Dance Party, Brooklyn * The Secret Loft Show: A Comedy Dance Party, Brooklyn * Ghost Quartet, Brooklyn * Rural Route Film Festival Opening Night Rooftop Farm Screening Party, Long Island City * Title: Point's Salon, Manhattan * Exotic Erotic, Brooklyn * Dr Wilkes World of Wonders, Brooklyn Saturday, July 30 * Dances of Vice: Disco Fight Club, Manhattan * Intimate Screening of The Gr ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 7.22 to 7.28

July 22nd 2016

Friday, July 22 * Spiegelworld: Vegas Nocturne, Brooklyn * Coney Island Cyclone Ride, Manhattan * Fomoparty, Brooklyn * Haus of Yas: Drag Life Dance Party, Brooklyn Saturday, July 23 * The Battle for Mau-Mau Island * Rinsed, Brooklyn * Company Policy 3, Brooklyn * Ship of Fools Sink or Swim Party, Brookyn * Goddess Held, Brooklyn * Home Audio, Brooklyn * Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition Annual Summer Pier Show, Brooklyn * Latin Fusion, Brooklyn * Summer Stories: Music, Brooklyn * Seventh Annual Coney ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 7.15 to 7.21

July 15th 2016

Friday, July 15 * Le Monde De Mino: A Bastille Day Celebration, Brooklyn * Roger Clark's Wild Summer Night, Williamsburg * What the Float, Manhattan Saturday, July 16 * One Last Drag, Brooklyn * Str8 West Coastin', Brooklyn * Daeg, Brooklyn * Blunderland, Brooklyn * Bike Fetish Day 2016, Williamburg * The Mushroom Cure, Manhattan * Show Tell Show, Brooklyn * Celebrate City of Water Day at Lilac, Manhattan * Cultural Compulsive Disorder's Second Summer Block Party, Brooklyn * The Freedom Party NYC 80s vs. 9 ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 7.8 to 7.14

July 8th 2016

Friday, July 8 * Come Out and Play After Dark, Brooklyn * Germany 1933 and Strange Fire, Brooklyn * LAMC Unofficial After Party, Manhattan * Burlesque at the Beach, Brooklyn * The Best of the Bushwick Film Festival, Brooklyn Saturday, July 9 * Goodnight Brooklyn: The Story of Death By Audio, Brooklyn * XXXIII: Odd-at-Sea, Manhattan * Night of Fire Warm-Up Party, Manhattan * Tulsa Swinton Variety Hour, Long Island City * Treetops: The Game of Life, Brooklyn * Shhhhhh: A Themed Short Film Showcase Party, Brook ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 7.1 to 7.7

July 1st 2016

Friday, July 1 * You Are Here (Trouble Maze), Brooklyn * Rock 'n' Roll Rabbits and the Freaks Take Back Coney Island, Brooklyn * The Incredible Game Show Showcase, Manhattan Saturday, July 2 * Wormhole: Closing of the Torus Porta, Brooklyn * International Fiasco, Brooklyn * Show Tell Show, Brooklyn * It’s Alive: Now It Know What It Feels Like to Be God, Brooklyn * The Sparkle Zone, Brooklyn * Rock at the Beach: The Rob A Lou Bold School Rockabilly Show, Brooklyn * The Warriors Fun Ride 2016, Bronx Fourth of J ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 6.24 to 6.30

June 24th 2016

Friday, June 24 * Dedo Vabo Hippos, Manhattan * Wretched Scrapbook, Brooklyn * The Secret Loft Show: A Free Comedy Dance Party, Brooklyn * Burlesque at the Beach: This or That, Brooklyn * Jalopy International Music Fest, Brooklyn * Debt Positive Closing Performances, Long Island City * Smut, Manhattan * #Fomoparty, Brooklyn * Consuming Spirits, Brooklyn * Live Dubbed Sitcoms: Saved by the Bell and 3rd Rock From the Sun, Brooklyn * Brooklyn Kava, Brooklyn * 30 Queer Plays in 60 Straight Minutes, Manhattan Sa ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 6.17 to 6.23

June 17th 2016

Friday, June 17 * The Front Porch of Backdekistan, Brooklyn * Art School Acid Dropout, Long Island City * Movie Night at Big Reuse, Brooklyn * Wax the Van, Brooklyn Saturday, June 18 * Mermaid Parade, Brooklyn * Performancy Forum: Mothergirl and Tulsa Swinton Variety Hour, Brooklyn * Youth Traditional Song Benefit Concert and Open Sing, Manhattan * Eco Prisoners Benefit, Brooklyn * Junxion Mermaid Parade, Brooklyn * Official Junxion Afterparty at the Keep, Brooklyn * Feeling Gloomy, Williamsburg * Squeezebo ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 6.10 to 6.16

June 10th 2016

Friday, June 10 * The Fifth Annual New York Boylesque Festival, Brooklyn * InFinite Futures and the Past Will Be Present, Manhattan * The Sensitive Ear, Manhattan * NatashaWearsClothes, Brooklyn Saturday, June 11 * Beats in Space, Brooklyn * Company Policy 2 at the Frat Haus, Brooklyn * We Are Brooklyn Pride, Brooklyn * The Typewriter Project, Williamsburg * Popsickle All-Day Reading, Brooklyn * Field Guide: North Brooklyn, Brooklyn * Cartoon Carnival No. 45: Ladies Night, Williamsburg * StoryTour: The Broo ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 6.3 to 6.9

June 3rd 2016

Friday, June 3 * L Dopa, Manhattan * Scrapland, Williamsburg * Sci-Fi on the Big Screen, Jersey City * The Incredible Game Show Showcase, Manhattan * Debt Positive Opening Reception, Long Island City * Central Park Moonlight Ride, Manhattan Saturday, June 4 * Tandem, Brooklyn * Fête, Brooklyn * Figment, Manhattan * Pirate RRRRRide to Governer's Island, Manhattan * Ende Tymes VI, Brooklyn * Glamdammit, Brooklyn * Lord Youth EP Release, Brooklyn * G House XII: Pride, Brooklyn * Nonotak Studio, Brookl ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 5.27 to 6.2

May 27th 2016

Friday, May 27 * Prom, Brooklyn * The High Focus Institute’s Conference on Nature, Technology, and Self, Brooklyn * The People's Garden Presents: Showcase Series 2016, Brooklyn * The Secret Loft Show, Brooklyn * Hadley Fantastic's Circus of Queer Do's, Brooklyn * Soul Love, Brooklyn * Live Dubbed Sitcoms: Full House and Hogan's Heroes, Williamsburg Saturday, May 28 * Bushwick Print Lab's Annual Studio Sale, Ridgewood * Four Square, Williamsburg * Opening of Nunca Termina, Brooklyn * Donkey Donkey Release Par ...Continue Reading

nonsensenyc: 5.20 to 5.26

May 20th 2016

Friday, May 20 * Funny Songs Fest: 50 Funny Songs, Brooklyn * Femi-Art-Explosión, Brooklyn * The Oregon Trail, Brooklyn * What the Float, Manhattan * Rocket Jam, Brooklyn * ABC No Rio Zine Library, Manhattan * #Fomoparty, Brooklyn * Choose Your Own Adventure: Trail of Fire * The High Focus Institute’s Conference on Nature, Technology, and Self, Brooklyn * Industry Underground Launch Party, Manhattan Saturday, May 21 * Dance Parade, Manhattan * StoryTour: The Brooklyn Electric, Brooklyn * Pop It! Dru ...Continue Reading
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