Get Informed Weekend Guide📰🧐

We've lined up some events for the foodies, fitness junkies, art lovers and everyone in between. Treat yourself to a yoga class accompanied by the hottest House music or learn about animation with a pro. There are a ton of fun and enriching experiences for you in our Get Informed Weekend Guide. 

Friday, 1/17

The Schomburg Center's 8th Annual Black Comic Book Festival 515 Malcolm X Blvd, Manhattan

schomburgcenter Back by popular demand! Our conversation between fashion designer Daniel “Dapper Dan” Day and Carol’s Daughter founder Lisa Price returns to our Livestream channel through Tuesday, Jan. 14. Don't miss it. #SchomburgCenter

The annual Schomburg Center’s Black Comic Book Festival returns this weekend. It brings creatives, artists, writers, indie publishers, collectors, and comic fans together to exchange, purchase and network. The community event will feature panels, a cosplay show, a marketplace for vendors and more.

The Sill Brooklyn Store Launch Party! 195 Pacific Street, Brooklyn

thesill Next goal on our list: to match our planters like @yogi_goddess 🙌

The new Cobble Hill store opening up this weekend is bringing the community access to personal plant recommendations from professionals and informational plant workshops and events. The Sill is an NYC plant-based company bringing nature into the homes of shoppers and arming them with more knowledge of plant care. Find the perfect botanical for your bedroom or living space and learn the benefits of indoor gardens.

RestorationART presents NOVA Frontier Film Festival | Free Screening 1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn

ldarly OFFICIAL SELECTION @novafrontierfilmfestival 2019 “ Fever Dream” a film by Nile Saulter ( Jamaica) Plagued by dreams of a beautiful life once lived or yet to come, a scrap metal collector living on the edge of a landfill travels out of town for a job which promises to provide a spark of hope. DON’T WAIT!! GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY!! For full program & tickets go on our website: . . . #jamaica#jamaicans #filmfestival#novafrontierfilmfestival#socialjustice#africandiaspora#middle_east#latinamerica#films#documentary#filmmakers#brooklyn#diasporafilm #africanfilms #latinfilms #filmprogram #virtualreality#officialselection#immigration#identity#carribeanfilm

The RestorationART and NOVA Frontier Film Festival are delivering hand-selected films from the Nova Frontier Film Festival. The films will continue to expand on issues in today's society like the use of excessive force, racism and anti-immigrant sentiment in the U.S and France. Scheduled programming will include a panel to discuss the way films are functioning as a tool to educate and the issues we face altogether. 

Saturday, 1/18

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival 72 Noble Street, Brooklyn

beerbourbonbbq There’s nothing better than a smooth pour of your favorite spirit 🥃

Indulge in the best of the B's - BBQ, bourbon, and beer. The Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival will feature glazed, smoked, honey-laced meats, rich sauces, and smooth drinks. Compliment an exotic roasted meat like alligator with your favorite cold bourbon. 

Liquid Bass 2020 1186 Broadway, Brooklyn

sweetdrumusic Me, Myself, and I 🎶❤️ // 📸 @relaxaxler

Lose yourself in the music, on the dance floor, with the crowd and blow off some steam. The Liquid Bass event this weekend will feature music from Autonome, Bass Rokwell and more. Highlighted music genres will range from techno to bass music and indie trap.

NERVE GALA 269 West 25th Street, Manhattan

alvinailey As our three incredible weeks with Jessica Lang/ @jessicalangdance come to a close, we are getting excited for our Lincoln Center season! PEACE OUT 405 W. 55th street! Next stop: David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center! GET YOUR TICKETS! Link in our bio! • • #AlvinAiley #InstaAiley #AileyatLincolnCenter #DavidHKochTheater #JessicaLang #choreography #premiere #HappyFriday #weekend #letsdance #peace #excited

Let's get informed about MS together and learn how to support and donate to the cause. A classically trained dancer from the Alvin Ailey dance company is holding a Hip-Hop dance class that will provide food, instruction, drinks, and information. Grab your ticket, learn something about form and help an important cause.

Sunday, 1/19

The Art of Change 55 W 13th Street, Manhattan

rebekahfawn bassoon. face. . . Thanks @isabelgleicher33 @constellationchicago 8:30pm Music of @marcosbalter and @morgankrauss . . . @iceensemble @rdmuncy @galacticviola @isabelgleicher33 @goodzachary #bassoon #flute #viola #sax #clarinet #newmusic #worldpremiere #bassoonface

The New School's Art of Change experimental opera is a rich immersive performance. Jean-Baptiste Barriere creates a refreshing show requiring participation, imagination, and surrender from the audience. The combination of music, art, theater, and structure brings the cast and audience together for an unforgettable night of live music and melody. 

Animation Intensive with Everett Oliver 12 Saint Marks Place, Manhattan

voiceactingdir Animation VO Demo Directing Session I had the honor of directing my formal client on her animation demo. I was with Myrna the first day she stepped into a professional recording booth. Now she is killing it on her own working on 3 animated series. Her demo is now in post production at Soundbox:la being completed. I can't wait to hear the final product. Keep Moving forward Myrna. #vo #animation #cartoons #soundboxla #characters #voiceovers #voiceoverpro #voicedirector #voicedirecting #vobusiness #entrepreneur #vopro #vocareer #voiceoverrecording #voiceactors #hardwork #voiceacting #vopreneur

Work on your vocal range, character development, and confidence during Everett Oliver's Animation Intensive course. The voice-over actor with commercial experience will guide students through breathing techniques and the process of fleshing out each individual character vocally.

DeepBeats: Deep House Yoga 2 Wyckoff Avenue, Brooklyn

deepbeatsyoga #Repost @dinaivas with @get_repost ・・・ Namaste by day, debauchery by night. If you haven’t been to @houseofyesnyc it’s quite an experience. Bliss out with me and DJ @georgefaya on the dance floor under the disco ball THIS Saturday from 12-1pm. Totally beginner-friendly. Just bring a mat and those #goodvibes. Link in profile! 💿 @deepbeatsyoga (📷: @fernando0079)

Forget the wind chimes and silent studios so you can surrender yourself to blood pumping House Music. The House of Yes is bringing yogis, fitness fans and free spirits a fun active experience. Participate in yoga flow with a room of energetic practitioners and listen to House music hits. Get your ticket before they sell out. 

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