Welcome to There or Square, the New School Free Press’s weekly post that delivers the low-down on the most time-worthy and can’t-miss events of the upcoming week.
Monday, Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m.
The Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theatre hosts daily events and classes, including the monthly series “We Hope YOU Have Fun.” This month features Janeane Garofalo, Corinne Fisher (of the “Guys We Fucked” podcast) and Lucas Connolly (Comedy Central’s South Beach Comedy Festival, Seeso’s New York’s Funniest). $7
UCBT East Village, 153 E. Third St., Manhattan
Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 8:30 p.m.
Grab up to five of your friends and compete for a free round of drinks and bragging rights at what The Village Voice voted “Best Bar Trivia” in 2015. Rounds include famous movie quotes, clips rounds, Nicolas Cage quotes and more. 21+
Videology, 308 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn
Wednesday through Sunday, Sept. 13 through 17 and Sept. 21 through 24
Consisting of dozens of shipping containers repurposed as photo galleries, Photoville returns this year with exhibits covering topics from the experiences of women of color in the corporate world to the life-changing effects of climate change. Work by Parsons MFA students will be on display in “Apparatus of Discomfort.” The free event also includes outdoor exhibitions, workshops, panel discussions, evening projections and nighttime programming. Visit the Smorgasburg Beer Garden and food vendors in between events.
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn
Thursday, Sept. 14 at 7:45 p.m.
Take an evening off to enjoy Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Pack a picnic and a blanket and enjoy the 1986 classic comedy. Free.
Thursday, Sept. 14 at 8:00 p.m.
Adults recount their most angst-filled years through readings of their childhood diaries, letters, song lyrics and more. $10. 21+
Littlefield, 635 Sackett St., Brooklyn
Student Senate Elections
Voting ends Friday, Sept. 15 at 9:00 a.m.
Read candidate platforms here, explore the responsibilities of a student senator and cast your vote for the candidate you think is best.
Check your New School email for more info
Saturday, Sept. 16 at 10:30 p.m.
Each week, the New York Neo-Futurists, an experimental theater group, perform an ever-changing selection of 30 plays in 60 minutes. Go from laughing to crying and back again in a few short minutes. $15 to 20.
Kraine Theater, 85 E. Fourth St., Manhattan
Sunday, Sept. 17 from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the cinematic masterpiece “Ratatouille” at the School of Visual Arts. A Q+A with Pixar animation and visual effects artists will follow the screening. Seating for this free event is first-come, first-served, so arrive early to snag a spot.
SVA Theatre, 333 W. 23rd St.
Hike to Breakneck Ridge
Sunday, Sept. 17 at 9:00 a.m.
If New York City hasn’t provided enough hiking or trees for you, lace up your boots for 8.5 miles and a 5,200 foot elevation gain. New School Athletics and Recreation hosts trips for students throughout the year, kicking off the outdoor adventures with this scenic hike. $10 covers transportation both ways. Register here.
Meet at Grand Central Terminal
Illustration by Ashlie Juarbe