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About Borderless: In Residence 

Borderless: In Residence features artists who have participated in NYFA’s national and international residency programs through partnerships with Wayne State University in Detroit, the University of Arts in London, Basil Alkazzi Artist-in-Residence, the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Artist in Residence, the Jamaican Center for Arts and Learning, Times Square Alliance, the Sheldon Museum, Flux Factory and the Node Center for Curatorial Studies.

About The Tempest 

The Donmar Warehouse returns to St. Ann’s with The Tempest, the third and final production of Phyllida Lloyd’s revelatory all-female Shakespeare Trilogy set in a women’s prison and featuring Harriet Walter, “one of the best Shakespeareans alive” (The Guardian), as Prospero. St. Ann’s has been a proud home for the trilogy which has ignited a cultural and social conversation about gender, equality and aspiration on both sides of the Atlantic, as it empowers women to play Shakespearean roles normally reserved for men. The Tempest will be presented with a comprehensive education program for New York City youth in the juvenile

About Blanc and Rouge Weekly Tasting 

Join Blanc and Rouge every Thursday from 6-8pm for a wine tasting, featuring new wines each week from their excellent collection.

About DJ Residency with Marko Militano 

DJ Marko Militano plays a set at Gran Electrica every Sunday from 2pm-9pm. Stop by for music and margaritas! 

About The 11th DUMBO BID Annual Meeting 

Meet and mingle with your neighbors and tour Etsy's stunning new space.

About Pre-K and Kindergarten Info Session 

In this info session for families considering Pre-K and Kindergarten in private, public and Charter schools in our neighborhood,  Katharina Goetz of Brooklyn Bridge Parents will cover everything you need to about local zoned schools, un-zoned schools, Charter and private school options, application details and deadlines, waitlists, free universal Pre-K options, languages and dual language programs, G & T programs and more. Info sessions are 1.5 hours long and cost $35 per participant (including digital copies of our preschool and Charter school guide $30 value). Please RSVP here.

About Cheers with chocolate 

Learn with Chef Paul Saiphet, L'Ecole Valrhona North American Pastry Chef! He will share with you original recipes of chocolate drinks and cocktails. You will be able to bring home your treats. Cost of the class includes: a class recipe book, a Valrhona apron and a 20% discount on the website.

About Brooklyn Book Launch: The Futures 

In this dazzling debut novel about love and betrayal, a young couple moves to New York City in search of success–only to learn that the lives they dream of may come with dangerous strings attached. Rich in suspense and insight, Anna Pitoniak’s gripping debut reveals the fragile yet enduring nature of our connections: to one another and to ourselves. THE FUTURES is a glittering story of a couple coming of age, and a searing portrait of what it’s like to be young and full of hope in New York City, a place that so often seems determined to break us

About Book Launch: Under the Shadow 

Kaya Genç will be joined by Molly Crabapple to discuss his captivating new book about rage and revolution in modern Turkey. About Under the Shadow: Turkey stands at the crossroads of the Middle East – caught between the West, ISIS, Syria and Russia, and governed by an increasingly forceful leader. Acclaimed writer Kaya Genç has been covering his country for the past decade. In Under the Shadow he meets activists from both sides of Turkey’s political divide: Gezi park protestors who fought tear gas and batons to transform their country’s future, and supporters of Erdogan’s conservative vision who are no

About Book Launch: A Meatloaf in Every Oven 

Join the powerHouse for the cookbook launch of A MEATLOAF IN EVERY OVEN by Frank Bruni and Jennifer Steinhauer. About A Meatloaf in Every Oven: Frank Bruni and Jennifer Steinhauer share a passion for meatloaf and have been exchanging recipes via phone, email, text and instant message for decades. A MEATLOAF IN EVERY OVEN is their homage to a distinct tradition, with 50 killer recipes, from the best classic takes to riffs by world-famous chefs like Bobby Flay and Mario Batali; from Italian polpettone to Middle Eastern kibbe to curried bobotie; from the authors’ own favorites to those of prominent politicians,

About Book Launch: All the Lives I Want 

Alana Massey will be here to talk about All the Lives I Want, her new essay collection aiming to examine the intersection of the personal with pop culture through the lives of pivotal female figures – from Sylvia Plath to Lil’ Kim. About All the Lives I Want: In looking closely at the lives of female celebrities who reflect our greatest aspirations and darkest fears back onto us, Alana Massey is personal without being confessional, and clever in a way that invites readers into the joke. With stories ranging from how the public developed a sense of ownership over Britney

About Book Launch: F*CK LOVE 

Join the powerHouse for an anti-Valentine’s Day event! Michael Bennett, MD and Sarah Bennett will be here to talk about their new book, F*CK LOVE, an irreverent roadmap that reveals the essentials to look for when you’re done being suckered by the promise of true love and want help seeking a real, lasting relationship. About F*CK LOVE: In F*CK LOVE: One Shrink’s Sensible Advice for Finding a Lasting Relationship, the Bennetts explain why we so often find ourselves in relationships that don’t work. Most relationships that fail, it turns out, end because the two people were fundamentally wrong for each

About Book Launch: The Stolen Child 

Set on an enchanted island off the west coast of Ireland, Lisa Carey’s luminous new novel explores themes of regret and desire, myth, and the universal need to connect. About The Stolen Child: St. Brigid’s Island is a secluded community off the west coast of Ireland; a world steeped in tradition, ripe with familial love and deceit, and brimming with magic. This is the atmospheric and enchanted setting for The Stolen Child, by award-winning author Lisa Carey. Set in 1959, the story follows twenty-three year old twins, Rose and Emer, who, though they are married to brothers, could not be

About Masterworks Series 

Mertz, Elegy Matiegka/Haydn, Sonata, Op. 23 David Leisner Labyrinths (2007) Shimmer Shadow Shiver Shatter Shelter Villa-Lobos, 6 Etudes (from 12 Etudes, 1928) No. 7 in E Major No. 8 in c# minor No. 9 in f# minor No. 10 in b minor No. 11 in e minor No. 12 in a minor David Leisner, Guitar

About Masterworks Series 

Beethoven Sonata for violin and piano No. 7 in c minor, Op. 30, No. 2 Sonata for cello and piano No. 5 in D Major, Op. 102, No. 2 Dvorak “Dumky” Trio for piano violin and cello No. 4 in e minor, Op. 90 Mark Peskanov, violin Nicholas Tzavaras, cello Doris Stevenson, piano

About Book Launch: Strong is the New Pretty 

Come feel empowered with the launch of Kate T. Parker’s book, STRONG IS THE NEW PRETTY, teaching women that “you don’t need to be pretty, perfect, or compliant to be loved.” About STRONG IS THE NEW PRETTY Confident, wild, joyful, fearless, resilient, creative, strong. Girls are all of these things and more. A powerful photographic celebration of the tenacious spirit of girls from across the county, STRONG IS THE NEW PRETTY by professional photographer Kate T. Parker shows us that all girls – not just the athletic ones – are unstoppable. A mother of two loud, messy, freckled, and amazing

About Book Launch: Down City 

Leah Carroll will be here reading from her riveting, heartbreaking memoir. About Down City: Leah Carroll’s mother, a gifted amateur photographer, was brutally murdered by two drug dealers with mafia connections when Leah was four years old. Her father, a charming alcoholic who hurtled between depression and mania, was dead by the time she was eighteen. Leah was left to put together her own future and now, in her memoir, she explores the mystery of her parents’ lives, through interviews, photos, and police records. Why did her mother have to die? Why did the man who killed her receive such

About 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips 

Kneehigh bring their full arsenal of live music, puppetry, dance and visual hi jinx to this brand new adaptation of the original novel by Michael Morpurgo (War Horse). Directed by Emma Rice, (now the Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe) 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips is the true story of British townsfolk and the African American soldiers sent to rehearse the Normandy invasion from their shores. Seen through the eyes of a little girl and her beloved cat, 946 overturns everything we thought we knew about the D-Day landings. Suitable for ages 7+

About Arlington 

A waiting room, inside a tower: Isla waits for her number to be called. A young woman finally understands her fate. And a young man faces a stark decision. In a bleak and terrifying world that “echoes Orwell’s 1984” (The Guardian), Enda Walsh and the creative design team behind Misterman and The Last Hotel dare to imagine a strange and tender love story. Runtime: 90 minutes