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


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


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


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


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

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


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


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


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


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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