Twig the Wonderkid, named "Best Rock 'n' Roll DJ" in our 2009 Nightlife Awards Issue spins electro, disco, new wave, rawk and indie alongside DJ Bastard on the ground floor.
One of our favorite types of human beings are the flashy and trashy kind, second only to those who don't take themselves too seriously. This, then, is our perfect dance party filled with perfect people: There's grilled cheese and tater tots served at the bar, classic 80s and 90s dance hits and old-school rap fueling the party, and no dress code enforced. In fact, you might see resident Jay McElfresh wearing a marching-band uniform or wizard robe because why not a marching-band uniform or a wizard robe? FREE
Not sure if you've heard, but plastic isn't really cool anymore, which is one reason why you should join the nonprofit organization Bags for the People as they show environmentally conscious trendsetters how to make custom cotton bags. Another reason is because there will be drinks, snacks and live music on hand (you bring the fabric of your choice; sewing machines and other materials provided). And then there's the whole saving the planet part too. FREE
DJ Mustachio mixes Salsa, Cha Cha, Merengue and more, with a free salsa lesson starting at 7pm. Food and drink specials all night including 1/2 price fondue and $25 pitchers of sangria. FREE
Long-form improv from NYC's top ensembles. $5
A monthly showing of the "most outlandish sketches you will see in New York City," brought to you by the underground comedy group Murderfist, a 2009 ECNY nominee for "Best Sketch Comedy Group." $10
A flea market in the Lower East Side. FREE
Why sit in your apartment listening to the Smiths and wishing you were dead when you could be in the basement of Lit Lounge listening to the Smiths and experiencing a sweltering mass of sweat and self-promotion? "Best DJ" winner of The L's 2009 Nightlife Awards, DJ Jess helms the tables with DJ Bastard for a night of 80s new wave and Brit pop. (Not so coincidentally, Lit was also named "Best Post-Breakup Night Out Spot" in our Nightlife Awards.)
BYO board games and have a drink to unwind from Monday drugery. FREE
Free trivia at The Gutter from 7pm to 9pm.
Josh Wildman and Andrew Kuo spin indie on the main floor. Hugs! Tears! Indie Rock!