Tonight in New York City: Meet Annie Lennox, listen to pianist Lang Lang perform at Lincoln Center, or get some canine tips from celebrity dog groomer and pet expert Jorge Bendersky. By Carly Petrone.
Meet the next generation of podcast stars tonight during the PRX Radiotopia Kickstarter Party. Watch producers perform excerpts from their shows and mingle with other podcasting-loving people. Tonight’s lineup includes Roman Mars of 99% Invisible, Joe Richman of Radio Diaries, Benjamin Walker of Theory of Everything, Lea Thau of Strangers, The Kitchen Sisters of Fugitive Waves, Jonathan Mitchell of The Truth, and Nick van der Kolk and Brendan Baker of Love + Radio. Party starts at 7 p.m. and RSVP is required.
Octoberfest may be over but Dogtoberfest is just getting started. Join celebrity dog groomer and pet expert, Jorge Bendersky, for his book signing party tonight at the Brooklyn Brewery. He’ll be there to answer your canine questions while talking about his book DIY Dog Grooming, From Puppy Cuts to Best in Show: Everything You Need to Know, Step by Step. Jorge will also be launching the newest pet shampoo on the market: Jorge Bendersky at M boutique. Check out the doggie photo booth and meet adoptable dogs from the Best Friends Animal Society. Make sure to RSVP and get your Brooklyn Brewery beer tokens ($5/each or 5 tokens for $20). Event begins at 7:30 p.m.
What’s Your F*%kin Deal
Big Jay Oakerson hosts What’s Your F*&kin Deal tonight at UCBeast. Enjoy this off the cuff comedy show with the most October-ish comedians in the business: Rich Vos, Mike Yard, Dan Soder, Mark Normand, Nick Turner, Wil Sylvince, and Bonnie McFarlane. Tickets are $5 and show starts at 8 p.m.
Lang Lang Plays Mozart
International renowned pianist Lang Lang performs live at Lincoln Center tonight. He’ll dedicate this evening’s performance to everything Mozart, including Piano Concerto No. 17, Overture to The Magic Flute, and Piano Concerto No. 24. Alan Gilbert conducts and concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $55-$145.
The iconic Annie Lennox is back with her new CD called Nostalgia. Tonight, the Grammy Award-winning singer will sit down with Rolling Stone’s Anthony DiCurtis to talk about her latest work. Don’t forget to bring your copy to get it signed. Event begins at 7 p.m. and doors open at 5 p.m.