Recommended Shit To Do In New York This January
Life Drawing Night
119 Ludlow Street
The artists of the co-working space Con Artist Collective are hosting a life drawing session on January 4th. Ticket cost covers admission to the workspace during the event, access to shared art supplies, as well as a one-month online Con Artist Collective membership! It’s a great space to meet like minded people and make stuff.
Brooklyn Slam Poetry
647 Fulton Street
Hosted by poet, activist, and educator Mahogany L Browne, with music by DJ Jive Poetic, Brooklyn Slam Poetry brings together Brooklyn’s own slam poets. This event takes place on January 9th. Come early and sign up for the open mic that will follow.
Find out more here: https://www.facebook.com/events/297537867404183/
On A Lighter Note Comedy Show
Dan Wilbur is hosting a totally FREE comedy show on January 18th for everyone who feels like the sky is falling. This one is guaranteed to keep things light because each comedian is required to leave the stage on a positive note. If that doesn’t cheer you up, there will be random chances to win a free drink during the show. Who doesn’t love the sound of that?
Get the details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/644427429281010/
2018 Women’s March On NYC
Central Park West & 61st/62nd street
In 2017, women across the nation marched together. If you were struck with pneumonia and unable to attend, January 20th is your next chance to take part in the movement. The rally stage will be at Central Park West between 61st and 62nd street. After the rally, marchers will head toward Bryant Park.
Find out more here: https://womensmarchalliance.org/2018-womens-march-on-nyc/2018wm-faq/
#PoetsForPuertoRico - Benefit Reading For Hurricane Relief
Bronx Museum Of The Arts / South Wing Lower Gallery
After you’ve gotten all fired up and inspired at the Women’s March, head to the Bronx Museum Of The Arts for a special reading. All proceeds will be sent to Puerto Rico to help rebuild. Tickets are $20.
Find out more here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1503779876385570/
Bushwick Vendors Market
The Silent Barn
Support your local vendors! Head to The Silent Barn on January 27th for a collection of over fifteen local vendors selling art, jewelry, vintage, home decor, and more. Admission is donation based and no one will be turned away.
Find out more here: https://www.facebook.com/events/527782364261022/