Free Brooklyn Roasting Company coffee, Vita Coco and breakfast from KIND and Cabot. Plus T.A. membership giveaways, including free bike lights and RydeSafe Reflective Decals! Click here for more information & a list of locations. Click here for more New York City freebies.
NYC Bike Expo 2013 401 Seventh Ave., Manhattan 11am-8pm (last entry at 7:30pm) Free with RSVP Two days of all things road cycling in the heart of Manhattan Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.
Hell’s Kitchen Artist Studios Tour (HK:ArtiST) is a weekend long opportunity to visit local artists in their studios, to view works-in-progress as well as completed work, and to talk to artists about their creative process and the agony and ecstasy of the creative life in New York. On view will be the latest creations of [...]
We have a stellar line up of some favorite performers from past Festival seasons alongside musicians appearing on Look & Listen for the first time, including: Claire Chase & Svet Stoyanov play flute and percussion works by Stuart Smith, Luciano Berio, and a world premiere by Marcos Balter Phyllis Chen & Cuddle Magic offer a [...]
Stargazing & Lecture: Exoplanets Everywhere Pupin Hall, Columbia University, Manhattan 8pm Free OBSERVING ONLY POSSIBLE WITH CLEAR SKIES (check back in the afternoon on the day of the event for observing status) Lecture, Q&A, slideshows, and observatory tours occur regardless. Lecture: 8:00-8:30 PM Observing: 8:30-10:00 PM Astronomy Q&A / Slideshows: 8:30-10:00 PM Free to all. [...]
Friday, May 17th: From Sustaining Democracy to the State of the Civic: 20 Years of the Vera List Center for Art & Politics
From Sustaining Democracy to the State of the Civic: 20 Years of the Vera List Center for Art & Politics Tishman Auditorium at The New School (66 W. 12th St., Manhattan) 10am-6:30pm Free On its twentieth anniversary, the Vera List Center assesses the unique role art plays at the intersection of politics and civic life. [...]
Anamanaguchi / Pictureplane / Hot Sugar / George and Jonathan Irving Plaza (17 Irving Pl., Manhattan) 8pm $15 in advance Click here for more cheap New York City events & things to do.
The Moth StorySLAM: Envy Housing Works’ Bookstore Café (126 Crosby St., Manhattan) 7pm $8 10 stories, 3 teams of judges, 1 winner. $8 at the door. This event always sells out. Limited seating; please arrive early. Click here for more cheap New York City events & things to do.
Tango Mediterraneo Drom (85 Avenue A, Manhattan) 7:15pm show $10+ Tango Mediterraneo is a New York City based quartet with emphasis on traditional Argentine Tango melodies of the early 1920′s to 1950′s – Tango’s golden era – inspired by the unique essence of Carlos Gardel, as well as the big tangoorchestras of Juan d’Arienzo, Francisco [...]
Interviewing Your Way to a Job Offer Science Industry and Business Library (188 Madison Ave., Rm 018, Manhattan) Noon-1:30pm Free Theodore Henderson discusses techniques to turn your interviews into job offers. Topics covered include: Positioning Yourself for Career Change; The Cornerstone of Your Search Handling References Basic Interviewing Preparing for the Interview Turn Your Interview [...]
Harlem Dances West Harlem Piers Park, 125th St. & Marginal, Manhattan 6-7pm Free An Invigorating Performance Workout. Naomi Goldberg Haas, of Dances for a Variable Population, gets out to interactively demonstrate her dance moves. Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.
Be Sweet New York City Chelsea Market Passage on The High Line, W. 16th St., Manhattan 10am-8pm Free
Loudspeaker: A Symposium for Extra-Normal Vocals The Cooper Union, Frederick P. Rose Auditorium (41 Cooper Sq., Manhattan) 4-6:30pm Free with RSVP: email@example.com Performa is pleased to announce Loudspeaker: A Symposium for Extra-Normal Vocals, a concert/symposium that considers the historic grounding of extended vocal technique as well as current developments within contemporary avant-garde performance. Pioneered by [...]
video_dumbo Eyebeam (540 W. 21st St., Manhattan) $5/screenings, $10 day pass, $20 festival pass in advance Eyebeam is pleased to present video_dumbo’s eighth annual festival and exhibition of contemporary moving image artwork, curated by Caspar Stracke and Gabriela Monroy. On view from May 16 – 25, video_dumbo will include fourteen video screening programs, alongside eight [...]
Click here for tickets to The Fantasticks starting at $10 (offered today only). When Matt and Luisa fall in love against the wishes of their feuding families, a modern-day Romeo and Juliet unfolds, with plenty of comedy, drama and music, along with a healthy dose of moonlight and magic. Featuring the beloved songs “Try to [...]
NYC Uncubed Metropolitan Pavilion (125 W. 18th St., Manhattan) 10am-9:30pm $20+, discount if purchased before noon today Get uncubed, meet founders, learn skills & join one of NYC’s most exciting startups. Friday May 17, 2013 SKILLS TRACK: 10:00-1:00 MAIN EVENT: 2:00-7:30 “IT’S A WRAP” PARTY: 7:30 – 9:30 Click here for more cheap New York [...]
Instant Photography Blue Hour Lomography Gallery Store New York (41 W. 8th St., Manhattan) 6pm Free We are celebrating the awesomeness of instant film! Come by the Lomography Gallery Store NYC and check out our instant photo booth and grab a drink with all your best analog friends. We all love the instant gratification of [...]
Thursday, May 16th: Laugh Track: Unconventional Comedy Careers in the Internet Age with Julie Klausner & Dave Hill
Laugh Track: Unconventional Comedy Careers in the Internet Age Housing Works’ Bookstore Café (126 Crosby St., Manhattan) 7pm Free Comedians no longer have the singular goal of getting their own sitcom to strive for. These days, there are all sorts of ways for folks to make names for themselves being funny, no network execs required. [...]
Lauren Bush Lauren & David Burstein 92YTribeca (200 Hudson St., Manhattan) 9pm $15 in advance A Conversation with the Millennials who are changing business, technology, culture, politics and our world. They’ve been called trophy kids, entitled, narcissistic, the worst employees in history and even the dumbest generation. But, in the new book Fast Future, millennial [...]
Concurrent Urbanities Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Auditorium at The New School (66 Fifth Ave., Manhattan) 8pm Free Concurrent Urbanities brings together designers, artists, architects, urbanists, planners, non-profit and non-governmental organizations, civic and community activists, with government representatives and the private sector, in order to explore new roles that artists and designers play in encouraging processes [...]
The OkCupid Show Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theatre (307 W. 26th St., Manhattan) 8pm $5, reservations suggested Love Doctors Eli Newell (Delocated) and Julie Klausner (I Don’t Care About Your Band, VH1) are international dating experts who specialize in online dating. They have PhDs in getting you laid and they want to use their insane skills [...]
Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy & Ethan Hawke Apple Store SoHo (103 Prince St., Manhattan) 5:30pm Free, reservation suggested Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, and Ethan Hawke discuss their new film, “Before Midnight,” where we meet Celine and Jesse nine years later. Click here for more cheap New York City events & things to do.
Music & Architecture Series Drom (85 Avenue A, Manhattan) 9pm doors, 9:45pm show $10 Music & Architecture is a series of concerts that intend to narrate through improvise music and electronics, different concepts and ritualism behind ancient architectures, deconstructing their forms, shapes and it’s variety of textures, and reproducing the visual impacts around the world. [...]
Tuesday, May 14th: Finger On The Pulse BBQ Blowout with Garrett Oliver & Andrew Gerson + Free Beer Tuesday, May 14th: Daniel Vaughn & Anthony Bourdain Tuesday, May 14th: John Sayles & 'The Brother From Another Planet' Tuesdays in May: Free Admission to MoMA Tuesday, May 14th: Belle & Sebastian Karaoke Night Beginning Tuesday, May [...]