What’s Happening Dumbo (2/1-2/6)

Hey Dumbo, welcome to February! Here’s what’s on tap this week.

Thursday 2/1

First Thursday Gallery Walk @ participating galleries, 6pm, FREE, More Info

A Party in Honor of St. Valentine @ Thea Grant Shop (63-b Pearl Street), 5pm, FREE, swing by for bubbles, live music, entertainment and a heart for all your valentines, more info

Poetry’s Musical Bloodline @ Cave Canem (20 Jay Street 310-A), 6:30pm, $10, a master class exploring the historic connections between music and poetry, with particular interest in music of the African diaspora, more info 



Friday 2/2

Harlequin Creature Chapbook Launch Of Suspended Whispers @ Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop (141 Front Street), 7pm, FREE, suspended whispers is the latest letterpressed chapbook published by harlequin creature. it is a trilingual illustrated edition of poems in Persian, French & English. the book is a collaboration between three women, more info

Real Talk: An ongoing conversation on the intersection of creativity and commerce @ BKC (33 Washington Street),  7pm, Free, How do we define Community?  How do we create it?  How do we foster it and support it?  And what do we get from being part of one? More info

Saturday 2/3

Rhythm Ryde Bootcamp @ 1 Hotel (60 Furman Street), 9:30am, $10-$30, more info

Launch Reading For Shy Watson’s Cheap Yellow @ Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop (141 Front Street), 7pm, FREE, more info

Premiere of Fairer Than Tongue @ Issue Project Room (22 Boerum Place), 8pm, Suggested $10, Improviser, composer, and multi-instrumentalist Brandon Lopez opens his 2018 ISSUE residency, more info

Sunday 2/4

American Premier of Returning to Remis @ St. Ann’s Warehouse (45 Water Street), 5pm, $35-$45, buy tix

Controversial Leaders of Antiquity: Augustus @ Calder Classics (126 State Street), 5pm, FREE,oin us for the inaugural event in our 2018 Calder Classics Salon Series, more info

Monday 2/5

Human Requiem: a benefit for Sandy Hook Promise @ St. James Cathedral Basilica (250 Cathedral Place), 7pm, $35-$50, buy tix

Tuesday 2/6

Book Launch: Text Me When You Get Home: The Evolution and Triumph of Modern Female Friendship @ Powerhouse @ the archway (28 adams street) 7pm, FREE, more info

Design Thinking Crash Course @ Made in NY Media Center (30 John Street), 6pm, $50, You’ll leave with a basic understanding of how to conduct user interviews, generate ideas with groups, sketch your solutions, and how to tell the world about your concept, buy tix