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About Resist Trump: What We Do Now Book Launch at Book Culture 

Please join Harper's Magazine, Melville House, and Book Culture for a panel discussion on What We Do Now: Standing Up for Your Values in Trump's America. Panelists will include Dennis Johnson, John R. MacArthur, and Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum. Among the contributors are Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Gloria Steinem, Paul Krugman, Robert B. Reich, George Saunders and Dave Eggers as well the heads of the ACLU, the NAACP, the Sierra Club, the Arab American Association, the National GLBTQ Task Force, the Freedom of the Press Association, and other prominent activists. Hosted at Book Coulture on Columbus, 450 Columbus Ave, New York,

About Book Launch: Insane Clown President 

Process all your feelings surrounding a Trump presidency on the eve of the inauguration with one of America’s most essential political journalists. Matt Taibbi will be at powerHouse reading from his collection of dispatches on the 2016 election—from the ominous clownshow of the 2015 run-up to the primaries to the darkly comic twists and turns of the general campaign to the astonishing, world-shaking finish. RSVP appreciated: RSVP@powerHouseArena.com For more info, visit their event page.

About UPCOMING TASTINGS (FREE!) 

Get a taste of Bourbon, Whiskey, and Gin by Koval Distillery in Chicago, IL.

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 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 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 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 Book Launch: The Patriots 

Sana Krasikov will be at powerHouse reading from her debut novel THE PATRIOTS, a poignant tale of the power of love, the rewards and risks of friendship, and the secrets kept between parents and children. Through the history of one family moving back and forth between continents over three generations, The Patriots tells story of the entangled relationship between America and Russia, and reveals the extraordinary dialectic dance of two superpowers. RSVP appreciated: RSVP@powerHouseArena.com For more info, visit their event page.

About NYRR Open Run 

New York Road Runners invite you to join their free Tuesday night Open Runs! Whether you’re a first time runner, a seasoned marathoner, or you prefer to walk, you’re welcome along. No need to register in advance; sign-in takes place on site. Volunteers track the timing and marshal the course, but please leave your valuables at home as bag check is not provided. To participate, meet on the path south of Fornino at Pier 6 at 6:45pm for registration. The run begins at 7:00pm and the course comprises a full 5K. NYRR Open Runs are open to all ages. Strollers and

About Book Launch: Allegedly 

Tiffany D. Jackson will be reading from her haunting debut novel ALLEGEDLY, a story that explores the grey areas in our understanding of justice, family, and truth, and acknowledges the light and darkness within all of us. Tiffany D. Jackson is a TV professional by day, novelist by night, awkward black girl 24/7. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Film from Howard University and her Master of Arts in Media Studies from The New School University. A Brooklyn native, she is a lover of naps, cookie dough, and beaches, currently residing in the borough she loves with her adorable

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 What Now? Book Launch 

Performance at 7pm. Join Art in General for the launch of What Now? The Politics of Listening, a publication that reflects on the 2015 symposium of the same title. Examining the idea of listening as a political act, a pedagogical process, and a protocol for engagement, the publication brings together a selection of transcripts from the symposium alongside newly commissioned essays and illustrated inserts that reflect on the breadth of issues covered. The event will also mark the launch of the dedicated What Now? Website and a special performance of P2P by artists Salome Asega and Dyani Douze in collaboration

About UPCOMING TASTINGS (FREE!) 

Get a taste of New York-made Wormwood Rye by Standard Spirits Distillery in Brooklyn, NY.

About A Night for Inventors 

Put on your lab coats!  Using our imaginations and unique materials, we will become inventors, experiment and work together to make new creations! Drop-off events are from 5:30 to 8:30pm. Pizza and an art project are included with every event. Evening events are available for kids ages 3 to 7 years old. (Children should have prior separation experience!) Limited space is available. RSVP is required!

About UPCOMING TASTINGS (FREE!) 

Get a taste of Craft Gin, Tequila, Mezcal, and Walnut Liqueur from California and Mexico.

About NYRR Open Run 

New York Road Runners invite you to join their free Tuesday night Open Runs! Whether you’re a first time runner, a seasoned marathoner, or you prefer to walk, you’re welcome along. No need to register in advance; sign-in takes place on site. Volunteers track the timing and marshal the course, but please leave your valuables at home as bag check is not provided. To participate, meet on the path south of Fornino at Pier 6 at 6:45pm for registration. The run begins at 7:00pm and the course comprises a full 5K. NYRR Open Runs are open to all ages. Strollers and

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 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 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

About Classical Repertory Workshop 

(Ages 12 and older) The Classical Repertory Workshop is a one to five-week program for the intermediate to advanced pre-professional dancer ages twelve and older. This workshop is focused on studying repertoire from classical ballets, while developing the dancer’s technical ability and artistic expression.

About Junior Dance Intensive 

(Ages 9 to 13) The Junior Dance Program is a one, two, or three-week program for young dancers ages nine to thirteen. This program is focused on developing the young dancer’s training by providing the building blocks for their technical and artistic ability.

About FAST TRACK PROGRAM 

(Ages 14 and up) The Fast Track Program is a three-week accelerated program similar to a traditional summer intensive. With a special emphasis on improving classical technique, alignment, and core strength, this program provides a technical boost for the dancer who is not fully ready for the Pre-Professional track.

About PRE-PROFESSIONAL INTENSIVE 

(Ages 12 and up) The Pre-Professional Intensive is a five-week program for dancers ages twelve and older. This program has a technical and artistic focus on the classics and related disciplines as presented in our full year training. This intensive culminates in a final performance in the fifth week showcasing the students artistic and technical growth.