Selima Optique Sample Sale
If your drugstore Terry Richardson-esque glasses no longer hold the same irony they once did, head to the Selima Optique sample sale, where her meticulously curated selection of new and vintage frames from Prada, Gucci, Tom Ford and more are upwards of 80 percent off.
7 Bond St., (212) 677-8487. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Through. Dec. 3.
Love Goes to Buildings on Fire: Five Years in New York That Changed Music Forever at Housing Works
Join author Will Hermes, the author of the recently-released tome, Love Goes to Buildings on Fire: Five Years in New York That Changed Music Forever, about the New York music scene in the mid-70s, for a panel discussion about that era, featuring DJ Kool Herc, Laurie Anderson, Lenny Kaye and more special guests. Before you go, read David Hershkovits' interview with Hermes here.
Housing Works Used Bookstore CafÃ©, 126 Crosby St. 7 p.m. Free.
"The Chris Gethard Show "Live Taping
The charming, hilarious and bizarre comedian Chris Gethard has brought his once-UCBT-based "Chris Gethard Show" to public access television. Join the live studio audience tonight by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, and Chris'll see what he can do.
Manhattan Neighborhood Network, 537 W. 59th St. 11 p.m. Free.