The 5 Best Things To Do In NYC Tonight, July 18

July 18, 2014 9:00 AM


Tonight in New York City: Attend the Kickstarter Film Fest at Fort Greene Park, watch Adam Lambert perform with Queen at Madison Square Garden, or find out what motherhood is really all about at Community Bookstore in Brooklyn. By Carly Petrone.

Queen and Adam Lambert

Adam Lambert (2010)

Madison Square Garden

4 Pennsylvania Plaza
New York, NY 10003

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If Adam Lambert was ever to perform with a legendary band, Queen would be right up his alley. That’s exactly what is going to happen tonight when rock and roll royalty and the American Idol favorite hit the stage at Madison Square Garden. After an amazing performance at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas last September, this threesome is proving to be a force to be reckoned with. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Check website for available tickets.

Collector’s Night 2014



Brooklyn Historical Society

128 Pierrepont St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Brooklyn’s beloved community museum, City Reliquary, is throwing their annual Collectors Night party tonight. Stop by the Brooklyn Historical Society and check out presentations, performances, and stories from some of the best off-the-wall collections New York City has to offer. Want to share your own collection? Register by emailing here. Event begins at 7 p.m. and tickets are $10 for general admission, $5 for BHS Members.

Kickstarter Film Fest 2014



Fort Greene Park

Myrtle Avenue Lawn
Brooklyn, NY

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Head over to Fort Greene Park tonight for Kickstarter Film Fest 2014. Enjoy amazing food, special musical performances, and selections of Kickstarter’s favorite films, shorts, web series, animations, and documentaries, which were all funded by the crowdsourcing site. Tonight’s films include Obvious Child, Night of the Living Deb, Planet Money Makes a T-Shirt, and Little Feet. Don’t forget to grab some grub from Butter & Scratch, La Sonrisa, and SCRATCHbread, all vendors who have raised funds on Kickstarter. Event begins at 7 p.m. and admission is free.

Writing about Modern Motherhood: A Panel



Community Bookstore

143 Seventh Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11215

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Stop by the Community Bookstore tonight for an evening of stories and conversation about the experience that is modern motherhood. Authors Julia Fierro (Cutting Teeth), Kimberley McCreight (Reconstructing Amelia), and Nicole Kear (Now I See You) will all be there to discuss their own journeys. Make sure to RSVP here. Conversation starts at 7 p.m.

Zebra Cake & Friday Night Dancestravaganza



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Spend your Friday night at Beauty Bar. Starting at 8 p.m., Adam Manawala (Funny or Die), Josh Homer (Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham), and Josh Carter (Collegehumor) host a night of comedy, featuring some pretty hilarious guests. Have a few cocktails (or a manicure) and stick around for the Friday Night Dancestravaganza, which begins at 11 p.m. DJ Omri S. Quire will be spinning everything from soul to new wave so come ready to dance. Party goes until 4 a.m. and admission is free.

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Carly Petrone is a freelance writer living in New York City.

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