Notable New York, This Week 12/19-12/25


This week in New York, a reading at The Poetry Project, Digable Planets at Brooklyn Bowl, Page Meets Stage with Jeffrey McDaniel and Amber Tamblyn, The Soundtrack storytelling series, and Hanukkomedy at the 92YTribeca.

MONDAY 12/19: The Poetry Project presents readings by Ben Doller, Radio, Radio & Dead Ahead and Sandra Doller, Man Years. St. Mark’s Church. 8 p.m. $8; $7 for seniors and students.

TUESDAY 12/20: Are you cool like that? Take a trip back to the early 90s at this performance by the Digable Planets at Brooklyn Bowl. Also featuring F. Stokes and the UGO Crew. 8 p.m. $10.

WEDNESDAY 12/21: Page Meets Stage hosts Jeffrey McDaniel, author of four books of poetry, including The Endarkenment, and actress and performance poet Amber Tamblyn, Bang Ditto. Bowery Poetry Club $12, $6 for students.

THURSDAY 12/22: The Soundtrack Series hosts writers telling stories based on songs from their past. This week Dana Rossi invites Franz Nicolay, Cammi Climaco, Elna Baker, Matthew Callan, and Jessica Halem to the stage at The Gallery at (Le) Poisson Rouge. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY 12/24: It’s Hanukkomedy at the 92YTribeca, a night of laughter and dreidel jokes hosted by Liam McEneaney and featuring Sandy Marks, MC Mr. Napkins, Todd Barry, and Janeane Garofalo. 8 p.m. $13 in advance, $15 at the door.

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LaToya Jordan is a writer from Brooklyn, New York. She is the author of the poetry chapbook, Thick-Skinned Sugar (Finishing Line Press, 2015) and her work has been listed as notable in Best American Essays 2016. Her writing has appeared in Mobius: The Journal of Social Change, Mom Egg Review, Poets & Writers, The Rumpus, and more. Visit her at More from this author →