“It’s All in Your Mind!” with Cognitive Neuroscientist Heather Berlin The Bell House (149 7th St., Brooklyn) 7:30pm Free How much control do you have over your brain? In recent years, scientists have discovered a tremendous amount of human behavior is actually motivated by unconscious processes. At the Secret Science Club, neuroscientist Heather Berlin delves [...]
Tuesday, May 21st: The Spirit of Dr. Bindelof and The Enigma of Physical Phenomena: An Illustrated Presentation with Rosemarie Pilkington
The Spirit of Dr. Bindelof and The Enigma of Physical Phenomena: An Illustrated Presentation with Rosemarie Pilkington Observatory (543 Union St., Brooklyn) 8pm $5 “My name was Dr. Bindelof…Will you be the disciples of a dead man?” The Spirit of Dr. Bindelof focuses on one little known episode of physical mediumship, Gilbert Roller’s utterly charming [...]
Weird Love: A Night Of Womance (women+performance!) Body Actualized Center (143 Troutman St., Brooklyn) 9:30pm Suggested donation? Please come see, support, and share energy with a remarkable array of female performance artists. Spirits and treats will be available for purchase, there will be soft cushions to sit on, a theater of plants and candles, and [...]
Book Launch: Golden Boy by Abigail Tarttelin powerHouse Arena DUMBO (37 Main St., Brooklyn) 7-9pm Free, RSVP appreciated: rsvp@powerHouseArena.com Twenty-five year old Abigail Tarttelin, already a cult literary figure in London, celebrates her latest, a dramatic investigation of the complexities of sexuality. Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.
Monday, May 20th: Free Screening of ‘Awesome; I Fuckin’ Shot That!’ with The Beastie Boys + Free Mac & Cheese
Awesome; I Fuckin’ Shot That! MILES (101 Wilson St., Brooklyn) 6pm mac & cheese, 9pm screening Free $5 drinks Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.
The Kin / Tall Tall Trees / Hayley Coupon Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St., Brooklyn) 8pm $10 Click here for more cheap New York City events & things to do.
My Dirty Dumb Eyes by Lisa Hanawalt powerHouse Arena DUMBO (37 Main St., Brooklyn) 7-9pm Free, RSVP appreciated: rsvp@powerHouseArena.com Lisa Hanawalt, who has drawn illustrations and funnies for places like The New York Times, McSweeney’s, and Vanity Fair, launches her debut, an always fun, sometimes naughty compilation of unforgettable illustrations. Click here for more free [...]
Coney Island Strongman Spectacular 12th Street between Bowery and Boardwalk, Brooklyn 1-5pm Free The strongmen are back for one day only at the 2013 Olde Time Coney Island Strongman Spectacular! Now in its third year, the Olde Time Coney Island Strongman Spectacular has become a much anticipated event in the ‘World’s Playground’, Coney Island. In [...]
Brooklyn Bridge 130th Anniversary Poetry Reading Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Manhattan 3pm Free Join Brooklyn-based and nationally renowned poets for a marathon reading of Hart Crane’s epic poem The Bridge and celebrate the construction of the most magnificent bridge of modern time. Readers include Joe Weil, Mary Jo Bang, Timothy Donnelly, Jorie Graham, Richard [...]
Gemini & Scorpio’s Goldmine! Shopping Party RSVP for location – Gowanus, Brooklyn 2-8pm Free, RSVP here Have you ever wanted to shop (or at least rifle through) Miss Scorpio’s closet? This is your chance. She’s teaming up with burlesque bombshell Veronica Varlow, a fellow dress-up addict, for some spring cleaning and fundraising for their respective [...]
Presentation Party Night Bat Haus (279 Starr St., Brooklyn) 7pm doors, 8pm start Free What would May be without another raucous edition of PPN? Come one, come all on May 19th for another triumphant night of booze and brains! Topics this month include: – Particle Astrophysics – Tor and the Dark Web …and more! Click [...]
Drop In Tie-Dye Party Brooklyn Brainery (190 Underhill Ave., Brooklyn) 2-5pm $7 in advance Attention all: tie-dye does not have to be garish or tacky! Or rainbow colored or in a big spiral (not that there’s anything wrong with that). We know more than a dozen ways to get understated, sophisticated results that help you [...]
Emmons Ave. from E 27 St. to Ocean Ave., Brooklyn Noon-6pm Free 22 performances, 2 stages Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.
The Fabulous Fifth Avenue Fair 5th Ave. from 12th St. to Sterling Pl., Brooklyn Noon-5pm Free Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.
$20 Dollar, 20 Minute Meals The Brooklyn Kitchen (100 Frost St., Brooklyn) 3pm $20 in advance* *includes a copy of Caroline’s new book “Twenty Dollar, Twenty Minute Meals” It’s a bold promise: get a fresh, inventive, easy meal on the table for $20 or less, in 20 minutes or less. A rising culinary star, Caroline [...]
Nicos Gun / Cookies / Talkfine Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St., Brooklyn) 8pm $8 Click here for more cheap New York City events & things to do.
Grounded Aerial House of Yes (342 Maujer St., Brooklyn) 7pm $15 in advance Sneak Peak is an evening of theater, dance and aerial with enticing characters, gymnastic feats, original live music, and choreographic debuts of Grounded Aerial’s new repertoire. There is a fully stocked bar. We are a visceral aerial dance company that theatrically utilizes [...]
Circuit Building and Bending Workshop & BBQ The Living Gallery (1094 Broadway, Brooklyn) Noon-5pm Free admission, $5-10 suggested for materials Learn how to build and bend your own instruments! Materials will be available and bring some food to GRILLLLLL. Alex will demonstrate how to build a 40106 oscillator – an extremely simple circuit design that [...]
“Walt Whitman’s Fort Greene Park and Area” Visitors Center, Top of the Hill, Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn 1-3pm Free, RSVP appreciated: firstname.lastname@example.org A Brooklyn stroll guided by Greg Trupiano, Artistic Director, The Whitman Project sponsored by Fort Greene Park Conservancy and The Walt Whitman Project Walk around Fort Greene Park, a greensward that owes its [...]
Museums around the city are offering free or discounted admission today for Art Museum Day: Asia Society Museum, New York Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn 2-for-1 admission Grey Art Gallery, New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Coupon for $10 off a purchase of $50 or more in Metropolitan Museum shops. Coupons are available at the [...]
Join thousands of New Yorkers who come together each It’s My Park Day season to volunteer and celebrate their neighborhood parks and public spaces throughout the five boroughs! It’s My Park Day activities are coordinated by local community groups, City Parks Foundation, and many divisions of the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation, including Urban [...]
Lit Crawl draws hundreds of readers, writers, and revelers to crawl through the East Village and the Lower East Side, listening to writers, playing literary trivia, and celebrating New York’s spirited and diverse literary community. Lit Crawl NYC celebrates the artistic heritage of the East Village and holds events at local mainstays like the Bowery [...]
Synth Massage Body Actualized Center (143 Troutman St., Brooklyn) 9pm $5-15 COME CHILL W/ US. COME AT 9. MASSAGE A FRIEND OR STRANGER. WE’LL HAVE SO MANY VIBEY TREATS AVAILABLE SO MAKE YOUR CHILLING/MASSAGE EXPERIENCE THAT MUCH CHILLER. ALSO APPARATUS SUCH AS PILLOWS AND BLANKETS. w/ BITCHIN’ BAJAS (Chicago/ Drag City) MESSAGES (NY/Root Strata) FABRIC [...]
All the Buildings in New York Brooklyn Art Library (103A N. 3rd. St., Manhattan) 1-3pm Free An attempt to draw all the buildings in New York by James Gulliver Hancock, an illustrator originally from Australia currently based in Brooklyn, New York. Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.