Just because you’re feeling dragged down by these dog day doldrums doesn’t mean you can’t still get yourself some free education — it’s almost like being in school, except there’s a ton of booze involved! Tonight, 61 Local kicks off its new event series with a free discussion on “Food Justice and Why It’s Important to Choose Local” to discuss the hows and whys of a locavore diet. On Wednesday, Secret Science Club (shh!) returns to the Bell House with a viewing of the documentary “Parallel Worlds, Parallel Lives” plus all the associated science-freaky music, drink specials and surprises the club brings along. Get schooled in the music/famous child industry by Roseanne Cash, who celebrates her new book release at Powerhouse Books on Thursday. And also on Thursday, you can learn what constitutes absurd books about women at Veronica People’s Club’s Bad Feminist Reading. Plus, much more!
Point of fact: Halloween is the best holiday in New York City. Why? First of all, it’s the only holiday whose sole adult purpose is partying. Second, it’s the most creative holiday. And since New York is a hotbed of creative energy, we get some wild instances of that. (Not to mention, New Yorkers are especially good at bringing getting their pets into the […]
Sex is weird. In conversation, it’s kind of out in the open. But in practice, it’s something we prefer to do with the lights off. We do it without communicating, and we sneak out quietly after it’s done, and we certainly don’t disclose the physical details without purposeful prompting from close friends. But one comedian has set out to bring sex definitely out of the bedroom — […]
1. Learn some important borough history at the book launch for A History of Brooklyn Bridge Park, which recounts the “grassroots, multivoiced, and contentious effort” to transform the park since the 1980s; the event will include a panel discussion and book signing. (Monday, powerHouse Books, FREE) 2. Or go back even further in Brooklyn history at […]