Start the Year Right January Monthly Guide ✨❄️👍

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 Congratulations, you made it to 2019. Kick it off with a weekend you'll never forget. Enjoy some dancing and a bit of champagne to celebrate the start of a new chapter.

January is for breaking new habits and establishing new ones, explore yourself and the city and channel that "New Year, New Me" energy and check out where to boogie down this month below.

All Month Long


Mountain Weekend Trip 

sourcedadventures Get out there! ⛰ (📷: @nattesferd–#sourcedadventures)


Sourced Adventures is offering trips to Hunter Mountain starting at $89, where you can either snowboard or ski, making the best weekend getaway this winter.

Bring a friend or go solo, either way, there are opportunities to meet new people and create great memories without breaking the bank.

Sourced Adventures provides transportation, helpful guides, and plenty of weekend options that are sure to fit your schedule. So if you’re seeking an escape from the city, look no further.

January 11

Brooklyn Story Sharing Day (315 Berry St, Brooklyn @ 9:00 AM)

videoout "So, I actually kind of struggled with my story. First of all, I'll reference Moonlight...in a lot of ways, the film is hailed as a coming of age story instead of a coming out story. Like the lead character in Moonlight, I grew up in poverty. I was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico. There were no other people that looked like me as a black, queer, femme. My mother was a teenage drug addict. I didn't have a stable home. And it didn't really matter if I was gay or the valedictorian or anything - my mere existence was an annoyance to my mother. So getting food on the table, making sure to get to school on time, making sure that I wasn’t beaten, making sure that I didn't say the wrong thing that would trigger her to remind me once again that she should have had an abortion. Moving from home to home every single time we were evicted. Having some of her drug addict boyfriends sent into my room at night to fondle me. That was my existence, so I didn't really have time to go through this 90210 or Molly Ringwald identity of like, 'Am I a jock or am I as this or that?' My daily existence was just an existence of survival. For me, my first kind of identity...was a blank canvas so that I could paint whatever I thought you wanted me to be to minimize getting punched, getting beaten, getting raped, getting kicked out of my house... I started taking on this other identity. This strong, black, femme, resilient person who is self-reliant, and I'm doing stuff to take care of myself. Self-love was such an important journey for me... So it just so happened in the all-girls dorm that I met this really cute girl, and I fell in love with her... but at that time, I was just like, 'I'm a lesbian.' I didn't have anyone to tell... I had nobody who cared that I was gay." @anitadolcevita . . #lesbian #gay #LGBTQIA #queer #femme #lgbtq #lgbt #instagood #comingout #pride #gaysofinstagram #shareyourstory #tellyourtruth #love #thrivingnotsurviving #yourtruthisincredible #loveisloveislove #goodvibes #albuquerque #NewMexico #NYC #videoout #joinin @dapperq . . Watch Anita's story here: http://bit.ly/AnitaVideoOut . . Add your story to VideoOut’s library, email us at info@videoout.

On January 11, 12, and 13 VideoOut will host its first event of 2019: Brooklyn Story Sharing Day. Sign up here for a 30-minute time slot to share your story.

VideoOut travels the United States recording and sharing LGBTQIA+ stories. We then wield those stories as tools for awareness, advocacy, and education. We are building what will become the largest library of coming-out stories anywhere in the world.


January 16

Bx Poetry Night (806 East Tremont Ave, The Bronx @ 6:00 PM)

swbradio @latreshabanks @itsjusplay @londonhilll @iamjaijin @shay_marie_g #2019 only the beginning for @swbradio with a A LOTTTT OF SURPRISES ON THE RISE #staywoke #staytuned #swbradio #radio #host #manager #musicdirector #musicislife 💯💯

Join SWB Radio for a night of amazing poetry performances. 

Bronx poetry is a biweekly event that showcases New York City’s amazing artists . Open mic signup at 6 PM,  Headliners perform at 7 PM. Enjoy a full bar, with a food menu and Hookah during the show.  


January 18

Make Pizza, Drink Wine

kestepizza @kestepizza #pizzapopolare came at. Keste fulton 66. Gold st or keste pizza&vino 271 Bleecker st. And have the. Margherita. Pizza or the Marinara and the Mast’nicola at the same price off Naples $5 @kestepizza @brooklynbitess @americanfoodporn @wtc @mulinocaputo @davidroccosvita @davidecivitiello @roberto_caporuscio @mulinocaputo @paceuniversity @nyudining #pizza #pizzanapoletana #pizzamargherita #americanfoodporn #



Since we've had such great time last year for our first seven (yes, 7!) events, we're coming back for more, more, more in 2019! 

Consider this your formal invite (yup, yet again!) to Kesté Pizza & Vino’s infamous pizza-making classes, Make Pizza Drink Wine, going down at 7 PM on the following Friday nights: January 11th, 18th (just added) & 25th, February 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd, and March 15th, 22nd & 29th!

Get schooled by world-renowned pizza chefs Roberto and Giorgia Caporuscio at Kesté’s Fulton Street location, where you’ll spend hours with us learning how to make (and taste, obviously!) authentic Neapolitan pizza. Not only will you gain hands-on experience from the cream of the pizza-making crop, but did we mention you’ll also enjoy sipping on complimentary glasses of house red and white wines for the night while learning about the incredible history of Neapolitan pizza-- plus you'll have delicious appetizers like fried burrata and fresh mozzarella served family-style!


January 22

Into the Deep: An Immersive Oceans Course (200 Central Park W, Manhattan @ 6:00 PM)

amnh Smile like the redlip blenny (Ophioblennius atlanticus)—it’s almost the weekend! This odd-looking fish is endemic to the Atlantic Ocean, found around tropical reefs from North Carolina to Bermuda and the Gulf of Mexico. Using its hind fins, it perches itself on the floor in shallow waters, feeding on algae and odds and ends of organic waste. Its smile is marked by two sharp canine teeth, and it has a fierce bite! It’s also quick to defend its territory, chasing away trespassers. Photo: Philippe Guillaume

Join deep-sea evolutionary biologist Mercer Brugler as he takes us on a deep dive into the science behind the Unseen Oceans exhibition during this five-part immersive course. 

Featured guest scientists and experts will deliver a close look into some of the oceans’ most awe-inspiring characteristics—from bioluminescent organisms and giant squid to the unexplored depths of the oceans' most mysterious regions. This course takes place inside the Unseen Oceans exhibition.


January 23

Seinfeld Trivia NYC-Ebrite (1033 Avenue of the Americas, Manhattan @ 6:30 PM)

amphetameme_pt2 6erry 9feld #meme #jerrysienfeld #memestagram #sienfeld #memes #sixnine #memesdaily #insta #instamemes #follow #irony #ironic #ironicmemes #instamemes #humor #like #funny #follow #memepage #humour #lol #follow #followme



Enjoy a fun event and test your skills of the show about "nothing."

Coming Alone? No problem! Part of the fun is meeting new people. We will put you on a team with other Friends Fans! 5 rounds to  work with your team-mates to get the most questions right and possibly win some great prizes!


January 25

90s HIP HOP DREAMLAND ROLLER DISCO (233 37th St, Brooklyn @ 7:30 PM)

hurricane_flossie #squad #summer #lolastardreamlandrollerdisco #coneyislandartwalls #greenwoodbeach #coneyisland

I wish I was a little bit taller, I wish I was a baller, I wish I had a girl who looked good I would call her, I wish I had a rabbit in a hat with a bat and a six four Impala! 

Lola Star’s Dreamland Roller Disco is themed, dress up, immersive roller skating experience that will transport you into a fabulous retro roller disco “dreamland!” Each night includes great tunes, dazzling performers, and a red caarpet to get your insta right. 


January 28

New York City Job Fair - Interview w/ Dozens of Top Employers Near You (371 Seventh Ave, Manhattan @ 11:00 AM)

jobfairx The new year is rapidly approaching! 🎉 | Make sure you’re prepared by finding a job you enjoy NOW! - Take control of your future, sign up for a JobFairX event near you! | Click the link in Our Bio 👈🏻

Whether you are a seasoned executive-level professional, just beginning your career, or anywhere in between, our events can connect you with as many valuable employer contacts in three hours as you would make in weeks of job searching on your own.


Get On The Stage (172 Allen St, Manhattan @ 7:00 PM)

whoaitsjoan Heads up y'all! I'm going to be posting the readings that I do, whether from my own open mics or other places I'm performing on Instagram TV! This means I don't have to cut up the videos to fit onto a regular Instagram posts, and they'll have their own place there. You can check out one I did last month called "This is Not Normal" right now! https://www.instagram.com/tv/BmgWvr7jQWt/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=10gxkrmc6tq8y And if you want to sign up for this month's Get on the Stage open mic, link to register is in my bio, I would love to see you there. Also, I love how, in this photo, it kinda looks like I'm reaching out to touch a boob #trans #queer #gay #genderqueer #femme #poetry #transpoet #queerpoet #thisiswhattranslookslike #theythem #transisbeautiful

Get On the Stage is an open mic based around uplifting and centering the voices of Queer/Trans People of Color, Trans, Two Spirit, Gender Non-Conforming, Non-Binary, Intersex and anyone who falls between the margins of these Western labels. 

Speakers can bring poems, prose, music, stand-up and spoken word of any kind.

Signups onsite start at 7 PM.


January 29

Whitney Art Party 2019 (99 Gansevoort St, Manhattan @ 7:00 PM)

whitneymuseum Tomorrow night! Join co-chairs @common, @karliekloss, @Brandonmaxwell, @micaelaerlanger & @carlscrush at the 2016 #WhitneyArtParty. Hear DJ sets by @questlove, @miamoretti & @lionbabe, get exclusive access to #Dreamlands, and more. Tickets at the link in our profile. 🎉

This annual event hosted by the Whitney Contemporaries welcomes young patrons, emerging artists, and guests from the world of art, fashion, business, and entertainment for an evening of cocktails, music, and exhibition viewing. 

Art Party proceeds benefit the Independent Study Program and other Museum education initiatives.


January 31

Experience Spheres at Rockefeller Center (600 5th Ave, Manhattan @ 2 PM)

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Fall into a black hole. Surf on Saturn’s rings. Experience SPHERES, a Virtual Reality journey through the cosmos debuting at Rockefeller Center. In a first-of-its-kind event, this experience will transport you from New York City to the darkest edges of the universe.

Follow Millie Bobby Brown, Jessica Chastain, and Patti Smith as the voice of the cosmos in this three part Virtual Reality series from writer and director Eliza McNitt and Executive Producers Darren Aronofsky and Ari Handel. SPHERES debuted at Sundance, Tribeca, SXSW, Telluride, and received the Grand Prize in VR at the Venice Film Festival.

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