Tonight in New York City: Learn more about Ana Gasteyer’s singing career and latest album, attend the Wedding Crashers wedding fair, or take part in Nerd Nite aboard The Frying Pan. By Carly Petrone.
Meet the Musician: Ana Gasteyer
You may remember Ana Gasteyer from SNL but tonight, this sassy actress/comedian/singer will talk about her new album called “I’m Hip.” The collection of saucy tunes like “One Mint Julep” grew out of Ana’s cabaret-style shows “Let It Rip” and “Elegant Songs From a Handsome Woman.” Listen to her powerful voice tonight starting at 6 p.m. Reserve your spot here.
Wedding Crashers 2014 Fall Wedding Fair
Are you getting married soon? Start checking things off your list during Wedding Crashers, the Brooklyn wedding fair for couples planning a one-of-a-kind nuptial. Stop by the Wythe Hotel tonight from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. and start mingling with 40 incredible vendors from photographers to DJs. The first 100 guests will get a goody-filled tote. Van Broussard of Brooklyn Bride will also be moderating a panel discussions that will cover everything from how to look great in your wedding photos to the basics of wedding planning. General admission for two is $35, $20 for one.
Learn about the boozy side of Hollywood when authors Mark Bailey and Edward Hemingway sit down to talk about their book, Of All the Gin Joints, tonight at Word in Brooklyn. Karen Duffy will moderate tonight’s discussion while guests can take part in a whiskey tasting sponsored by High West Distillery. There will be trivia, giveaways, cocktails, and celebrities. Come find out more tonight starting at 7 p.m.
Nerd Nite at Submerge Festival
The Frying Pan
Get ready for this year’s Submerge! NYC Marine Science Festival (happening October 5th) by attending tonight’s Nerd Nite event on The Frying Pan. Step onto the historic ship, built in 1929, for an evening of marine-themed presentations, cocktails, and a dry t-shirt contest (wear your best nerdy t-shirt). Tickets are $10 and event starts at 8 p.m.
NY Gypsy Festival: Las Cafeteras
The New York Gypsy Festival kicks off tonight with a live performance by Las Cafeteras. This Mexican band fuses traditional Afro-Caribbean music from Veracruz with modern rhythms and lyrically rich storytelling to create a new Urban Folk sound from the streets of East Los Angeles. This is just the beginning of the 7th annual concert series, which runs through October 17th. Concert starts at 9:30 p.m. and tickets are $12 in advance, $17 at the door.
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Carly Petrone is a freelance writer living in New York City.