Saturday, October 26, 2019
Saturday, Oct. 26
[St. Mark's Place this morning]
Among the free things to do today...
• Local tribute band The Meetles will be performing in Tompkins Square Park from 2 to 6 p.m. In addition to the songs from their usual playlist, which contains classic rock music from the 1950s to 1980s, expect some Halloween-related tracks. More details here.
• Here's your chance to experience the current interpretation of the piece "Live Free or Die" from Michael Shenker's The Squatter's Opera. It starts at 12:30 p.m. in La Plaza Cultural Community Garden on Ninth Street and Avenue C. This link has all the details.
• The latest edition of Paul Tschinkel’s ART/new york series features longtime Bowery resident Curt Hoppe, exploring his work as a photographer and realist painter. Info on the program at this link. The discussion, along with a film, takes place from 7-9 tonight at Howl! Happening, 6 E. First St. between Second Avenue and the Bowery.
Also, this is not free... "Downtown 81" starring Jean-Michel Basquiat is screening today and tomorrow (and next week) down at the Metrograph.