The 5 Best Things To Do In NYC Tonight, October 6

Tonight in New York City: Rock out with Fleetwood Mac at Madison Square Garden, learn more about The East Side Access Project, or laugh along with comedian Wyatt Cenac and friends in Brooklyn. By Carly Petrone.

Film Culture: Beyond the Male Gaze



Film Society of Lincoln Center

144 W. 65th St.

New York, NY 10023


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Attend a panel discussion about how the film community can create change tonight at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. This New York Film Festival event is free and will bring up the issue that the majority of gatekeepers and taste makers in the industry are white men. Anne Hubbell (Tangerine Entertainment), Moikgantsi Kgama (ImageNation), Carrie Rickey (The Philadelphia Inquirer), and Nancy Schafer (independent film producer) will talk about how we can open film culture up to include all genders and cultures. Learn more tonight starting at 6 p.m.

Night Train

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The hilarious Wyatt Cenac hosts Night Train at Littlefield tonight. This weekly comedy showcase brings out some of the best local stand ups to Brooklyn so get ready to laugh away your Monday blues. You won't want to miss tonight's line up: Brooke Van Poppelen, Sam Morril, Nate Fridson, Alzo Slade, and Jena Friedman. Tickets are $8 and show starts at 8 p.m.

A New Terminal Under Grand Central: The East Side Access Project



Museum of the City of New York

1220 Fifth Ave.

New York, NY 10029


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Are you obsessed with the architecture in New York City? If so, head over to the Museum of the City of New York tonight for a special Archtober event. Architect Frank Prial, Jr., MTA Program Manager Douglas Tilden, MTA Associate Director of Planning Jack Dean, LIRR Chief Planning Officer Elisa Picca, and Director for Manhattan Borough at City Planning will talk about the East Side Project, one of the nations largest transportation infrastructures. Can't make it? Archtober, the annual month-long festival of architecture activities, programs, and exhibitions continues through October 31st.

Fleetwood Mac

Musician John McVie (L) and singer Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac perform at the Honda Center on May 23, 2009 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Musician John McVie (L) and singer Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac perform at the Honda Center on May 23, 2009 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Madison Square Garden

4 Pennsylvania Plaza

New York, NY

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There are still tickets left to see Fleetwood Mac perform live at Madison Square Garden tonight. After a 16-year absence, Christine McVie will rejoin band mates Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Lindsey Buckingham, and Stevie Nicks. Grab your seat for the launch of their On With The Show Tour and start rocking out tonight. Concert starts at 8 p.m. Check website for ticket availability.

Improv Nerds




153 E. 3rd St.

New York, NY 10009


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Brandon Gardner, Chelsea Clarke, and Phil Jackson bring their weekly comedy show, Improv Nerds, to the stage tonight. Whether you're a long-form virgin or you've been "yes and-ing" for years, you'll definitely enjoy this entertaining show. Improv Nerds brings some of UCB's best performers and rising stars together for a night of one-of-a-kind hilarity. Show starts at 9:30 p.m. and tickets are $5.

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