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Things to Do on Chelsea This Month - January 2019

January 12, 2019 - by CG Directory Editor
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You can easily spend your entire visit to New York City hanging out in the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea. The High Line, Chelsea Market, and the Whitney Museum all call Chelsea home. Want to know about all of the most memorable things to do in Chelsea this month? City Guide has compiled the best neighborhood happenings for you here.

Sick Individuals - Marquee
January 12, 2019 - New York

Tickets bought or sold on resell sites are null and void. They will not be accepted and no refunds will be given to the purchaser. Guests must bring the credit card with which the ticket was purchased as well as a corresponding valid photo ID. Ticket prices subject to increase day of event. Tickets may be printed or shown on your mobile phone. Marquee is not responsible for lost or stolen tickets. Venue reserves all rights. Marquee has an upscale and trendy dress code. Must be 21 years or older to attend. Cover charge subject to change.

Sick Individuals - Marquee New York
January 12, 2019 - New York

21 & over

Pablo Francisco Headlines Gotham Comedy Club - Gotham Comedy Club
Through January 12, 2019 - New York

January 10th – 12th, Pablo Francisco will rock the house with screams of laughter at Gotham Comedy Club in New York, NY. Pablo is one of the most popular touring comedians worldwide. He has earned a reputation for his unique talent to weave together his one of a kind arsenal of off the wall characters and spot-on impressions. Francisco draws his audience into his vivid imagination and takes them on a wild ride as they experience his spontaneous outbursts, clever insights and some of the funniest rapid fire comedy, ever unleashed. Fans across America will have an opportunity to catch a glimpse of Pablo’s hilarious new material as he prepares to shoot a new one-hour comedy special entitled “Here We Go Again.” The new special will feature some outrageously funny animation segments that only Pablo could create. Francisco’s two Comedy Central one hour comedy specials “They Put It Out There” and “Ouch!” continue to stay on the networks most requested list. Later this year Pablo’s stand-up will be featured on MTV’s new show “Acting Out.” Pablo’s global appeal is evident in his past three Australian tours where he sold out shows in Melbourne and Sydney. Previous to that, Franc... (read more)

Theatre Event called "The Tragedy of the Election of the Citrus King" - Hudson Guild Theater
January 13, 2019 - New York

My short play (15 minutes), "The Tragedy of the Election of the Citrus King" will be performed as part of the New York Winterfest of New Plays. It's not a pure tragedy, nor a comedy. It's a true dialogue, written in Elizabethan-style English. A Citizen expresses fear and frustration at the election and a Trumpist steps up to express his side. Whether that appeals to you or makes you squirm, it is a device to encourage everybody in the audience to simply listen. We want the audience to come away with a sense of hope. It's up for 3 nights at the Hudson Guild Theatre (441 West 26th Street between 9th and 10th Aves.). Here's a link to the festival: http://newyorktheaterfestival.com/the-tragedy-of-the-election-of-the-citrus-king/ Tickets can be purchased at the link below (the ticket includes all plays in that evening). https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3745443

Philadelphia 76ers At New York Knicks - Madison Square Garden
January 13, 2019 - New York

Philadelphia 76ers At New York Knicks

Malpaso Dance Company - The Joyce Theater
Through January 13, 2019 - New York

Malpaso Dance Company comes back to The Joyce with its dazzling, classically trained dancers in Tabula Rasa, a hard-driving work by choreographer Ohad Naharin, who recently traveled to Cuba to restage this rarely performed dance. Additional works from the company's growing repertory—which includes pieces by internationally recognized choreographers and promising Cuban talent—will round out the program.

Golden Lady Burlesque - Sid Gold's Request Room
January 15, 2019 - New York

A monthly Burlesque/Variety Show hosted by Essence Revealed. With special guests, piano bar singalongs and more!

Carolina Hurricanes at New York Rangers - Madison Square Garden
January 15, 2019 - New York

Carolina Hurricanes at New York Rangers

Psfk Future Of Retail Conference - SVA Theatre
January 16, 2019 - New York

Every year PSFK presents a survey of the most important topics in retail and customer experience. For 2019, the Future of Retail report analyzes the shift to Direct To Consumer retail and identifies the opportunities for all brands in retailers. In January, important pioneers leading the DTC shift described in the Future of Retail report will come together to present consumer insights, market trends and potential strategies. Speakers include founders of start-ups to retail directors at well known media companies. This conference will provide a breadth and depth to our analysis by covering enterprise critical strategies around supply chain and technology infrastructure, store design and service, and CRM and loyalty systems.

Chicago Blackhawks at New York Rangers - Madison Square Garden
January 17, 2019 - New York

Chicago Blackhawks at New York Rangers

Dean Edwards Headlines Gotham Comedy Club - Gotham Comedy Club
Through January 19, 2019 - New York

A talented Actor/Comedian, most people remember Dean Edwards since making his mark in comedy during two successful seasons as a cast member on “Saturday Night Live” With such memorable impressions as Don Cheadle, Michael Jackson and Denzel Washington, as well as such original characters as “Man in Elevator” and “Cop#2”, Dean always pushed himself to the limits of creativity and exhaustion. Always the multi-tasker, Dean found the momentum to juggle his SNL career, his numerous standup appearances and multiple television appearances. Dean was one of the stars of MTV2’s hit show, “Guy Code.” He helped the show become one of the networks most successful shows in its history. He also hosted a season of TV One’s clip show, “Vidiots” and served as a correspondent on BET’s new program, “Don’t Sleep,” hosted by TJ Holmes. Edwards has since earned a reputation as a headlining favorite at comedy clubs and colleges across the country. An international sensation, Dean has attended Montreal’s Just For Laughs Comedy Festival twice and was chosen to perform at the Jozi, Cape Town and Durban Comedy Festival’s in Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Durban South Africa, as well as Saudi Arabia in late... (read more)

Sebastian Maniscalco - Madison Square Garden
Through January 20, 2019 - New York

Sebastian Maniscalco

Compañía Irene Rodríguez - The Joyce Theater
Through January 20, 2019 - New York

Praised as "intense" and "exacting" by The New York Times, with a vivacious ensemble that "has succeeded in positioning itself among the best of the Spanish genre in Cuba" (Granma, Cuba), Irene Rodriguez follows up her wildly successful 2016 Joyce debut with an exhilarating program of short works, Mas Que Flamenco.

Oklahoma City Thunder At New York Knicks - Madison Square Garden
January 21, 2019 - New York

Oklahoma City Thunder At New York Knicks

Grace Gotham's 'Peel Me A Glove' - Sid Gold's Request Room
January 22, 2019 - New York

Expect the unexpected cabaret set – ranging from Cole Porter and The Sex Pistols to Grace originals – at this show where whimsy and sophistication collide and elegance mingles with naughty. Starring (and produced by) your host for the evening, burlesque artist and chanteuse Grace Gotham, this monthly show at Sid Gold's Request Room brings back the banter to burlesque a la Gypsy Rose Lee, Sophie Tucker, and Fannie Brice — with a little Lucille Ball and Grace Kelly mixed in. Always the gracious host, Grace emcees the evening accompanied by pianist Chris Johnson and treats you to two top-drawer burlesque guest stars each month. And – golly gee – it's only 10 Clams ($10) at the door for a pearl of a show! After the show, hang out with the performers, sip expertly-made cocktails, and indulge in the fabulous live piano karaoke where any and all are welcome to take a turn or two at the mic. Grace Gotham is an Upper East Sider and NYC-based burlesque performer, producer, and chanteuse who is currently featued in the new Dove beauty campaign, "My Beauty My Say." She has performed internationally and stars in her own monthly cabaret and burlesque show, "Peel Me a Glove," at Sid Gold's Re... (read more)

Doggie Diamonds' No Filter Podcast w/ Beanie Sigel - Highline Ballroom
January 22, 2019 - New York

AMEX Logo Beanie Sigel was born Dwight Grant in Philadelphia on March 6, 1974. Sigel was a name he took from that of a street in his tough south Philadelphia neighborhood; "Beanie" was a nickname his grandmother gave him. Like many other young people in musically rich Philadelphia, Sigel tried out his hip-hop wordsmith skills, appearing on a mixtape assembled by producer DJ Clue and contributing a verse to the Roots' "Adrenaline." In the fall of 1998 he caught the attention of the duo Philly's Most Wanted, later famed for their album Get Down or Lay Down, who were at the time little known beyond Philadelphia. The duo persuaded Sigel to join them at a meeting with the heads of the Roc-a-Fella label, rapper Jay-Z and entrepreneur Damon Dash, who were then well on their way to becoming the most consistent hit makers in hip-hop music. At the meeting, Sigel impressed both Jay-Z and Dash with his rhymes. He wasn't a virtuoso poet, but his material was straightforward and vivid, filled with detail about the violent life on Philadelphia's streets. A well respected contributing media personality, Doggie Diamonds has been at the forefront of many renowned one on one's with a multitude ... (read more)

8th Annual New York Game Awards + After Party + Free Drinks + Meet & Greet - SVA Theatre
January 22, 2019 - New York

Mark your calendars for January 22, 2019 at 8 pm (pre-show: 7:30 pm)! The New York Videogame Critics Circle, a 501c3 non-profit group of 40 multicultural journalists, is delighted to announce the 8th Annual New York Game Awards Ceremony to be held at the SVA Theater in Manhattan. The show celebrates the Best Games and Game Developers in the industry along with the Circle's non-profit work in underserved communities. The Awards will be hosted by Devin Delliquanti from Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah." Daniel Radosh, Emmy Award-winning "Daily Show" senior writer and "Liberty Crossing" executive producer, will craft the comedy as well. Highlights of the ceremony include the Andrew Yoon Legend Award, which will be presented to a very high profile woman in the industry to be named soon! The fourth annual Best Games Journalism Award, voted on by our 40 critics, will also be presented. Two new teen winners of paid internships from the DreamYard Prep School will be named junior critics. "The DreamYard is a bright light in the poorest Congressional District in the United States. It was the perfect place to begin our mentoring and scholarship work," says Goldberg. "Th... (read more)

Houston Rockets at New York Knicks - Madison Square Garden
January 23, 2019 - New York

Houston Rockets at New York Knicks

Billy Joel - Madison Square Garden
January 24, 2019 - New York

Billy Joel

Big Ten Super Saturday: Michigan Wolverines vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Hockey - Madison Square Garden
January 26, 2019 - New York

Big Ten Super Saturday: Michigan Wolverines vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Hockey

Georgetown Hoyas at St. Johns Red Storm Mens Basketball - Madison Square Garden
January 27, 2019 - New York

Georgetown Hoyas at St. Johns Red Storm Mens Basketball

Philadelphia Flyers at New York Rangers - Madison Square Garden
January 29, 2019 - New York

Philadelphia Flyers at New York Rangers

Dallas Mavericks at New York Knicks - Madison Square Garden
January 30, 2019 - New York

Dallas Mavericks at New York Knicks

Justin Timberlake - Madison Square Garden
January 31, 2019 - New York

Justin Timberlake

Countess Eden and Chris Johnson Present Dirty Blues Burlesque - Sid Gold's Request Room
February 05, 2019 - New York

A monthly live cabaret show brought to you by the twisted minds of Countess Eden and Chris Johnson at Sid Gold's Request Room, the best piano bar in NYC! With guest performances by stars of burlesque and vaudeville. 1st Tuesdays, $10 cover, and live piano karaoke after!

Tonight's Special with Shane Shane - Sid Gold's Request Room
February 06, 2019 - New York

A one-man variety show programmed by the audience in realtime! Every audience member receives a menu of jokes, stories, songs, and video pieces. For one hour, the audience orders off the menu for a one-of-a-kind variety show delivered by Shane Shane. At Sid Gold's Request Room 8:00 PM Sharp $5 suggested donation, 1 drink minimum. Followed by live piano karaoke!

Happy Hour Piano Karaoke with Mark Piro - Sid Gold's Request Room
Through February 22, 2019 - New York

Sid Gold's Request Room now features Happy Hour Piano Karaoke on Fridays! Start your weekend off with a song! With Mark Piro at the keys!

Faith and Empire: Art and Politics in Tibetan Buddhism - Rubin Museum of Art
Through July 15, 2019 - New York

Experience Tibetan Buddhism like never before at The Rubin Museum. With 60 objects on display, explore 8th to 19th century Tibet in a new way that show little-known aspects of life through power and legitimate rule of political power as a global phenomenon through art. This exhibit, opening in February is curated by Karl Debrczeny.

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