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The 5 Best Things To Do In NYC Tonight, July 29

July 29, 2014 9:00 AM

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Tonight in New York City: Listen to Conor Oberst perform live in Central Park, play a round of foodie-themed trivia in Brooklyn, or enjoy an evening of cinema and beer at Anthology Film Archives. By Carly Petrone.

Beer Film Festival

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Anthology Film Archives

32 Second Ave.
New York, NY 10003

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Enjoy a night of cinema and beer during tonight’s Beer Film Festival at Anthology Film Archives. Watch several short films and videos curated by Beer Sessions Radio Host Jimmy Carbone, the Happy Hour Guys, the Good Beer Seal, and Beer Nation TV. Just a few films on tonight’s lineup include Craft Beer Bandit, Beer Nation, Beer Heroes, and Story of Rockaway Brewing Co. Sip on beers from 508 Gastrobrewery, Rockaway Brewery, and Sixpoint Ales. Tickets are $15 and event begins at 7 p.m.

Pat Kiernan’s Trivia Food Fight

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NY1 morning news anchor (and everyone favorites trivia host), is teaming up with TrivWorks tonight to produce the largest trivia night in NYC. In this ultimate food-themed pop culture trivia night, come test your knowledge of the greatest food scenes in film and television, famous dishes, fictional foods, celebrity chefs, and more. Winners will walk away with theme-appropriate prizes like food tours, lectures, vouchers, and more. The games begin at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $26.

Touch of Evil

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Symphony Space

2537 Broadway
New York, NY 1002
212-864-5400

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Watch a screening of Orson Welles’s 1958 film noir masterpiece, Touch of Evil, starring Charleston Heston, Janet Leigh, and Welles himself. This visually dynamic film full of long tracking shots, follows the tense narrative of Miguel “Mike” Vargas as he investigates a bombing that interrupts his honeymoon to Susie. He squares against local Captain Hank Quinlan and quickly finds himself in much more dangerous territory than anticipated. Screening starts at 7 p.m. and tickets are $14 for general admission, $12 for seniors/students, and $10 for members.

Conor Oberst

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New York City-based singer-songwriter Conor Oberst performs live at Central Park tonight along with special guest Dawes. His solo album, Upside Down Mountain, was just released this past May. He is best known as the founding member of the band Bright Eyes and tonight’s your chance to see him perform on his own. Show begins at 7 p.m. and tickets start at $46.35.

Full Circle Trivia

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Full Circle Bar

318 Grand St.
Brooklyn, NY
347-725-4588

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It’s Tuesday night and that means it’s time for Full Circle Trivia. Get your team together (2-5 players) and head down to Brooklyn because you can enjoy free skee-ball, hot dogs, and jumbo pretzels before the games even begin. Take advantage of happy hour, which starts at 5 p.m. and start brainstorming because trivia begins promptly at 8:30 p.m. Winner receives a $75 bar tab prize.

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

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