01/16/18 5:55pm

Wednesday 1/17

Book Launch: Stalking God: My Unorthodox Search for Something to Believe In @ Powerhouse @ the Archway (28 Adams Street), 7pm, FREE, Anjali’s first book humorously chronicles her attempts to answer questions she can’t Google an answer to for her six year old daughter, RSVP.

Thrusday 1/18

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Open House @ Legal Services NYC (205 State Street), 4:30pm, FREE, Legal Services NYC invites diverse law students to attend our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Open House on January 18, 2018 at Brooklyn Law School, RSVP.

Essential Lighting & Studio (6 weeks) @ BKC (33 Washington Street), 6:30pm, $245-$350, Photographers who are adept at using their cameras but want to more deeply explore the technical and creative possibilities of studio lighting are invited to take this accelerated 6-week lab course. Buy Tix

Friday 1/19

Bourdain Books Event: wd~50: The Cookbook by Wylie Dufresne & Hawker Fare by James Syhabout — in conversation w/ Anthony Bourdain @ New Lab (19 Morris Av. Bldg. 128), 7:30pm, $100-$130, Conversation followed by a book signing, drinks by Don Q, and food by Fuku, OddFellows Ice Cream Co. & Du’s Donuts. Each $100 ticket comes with one copy of wd~50: The Cookbook ($75 value) and Hawker Fare ($40 value), to be collected at the event. For parties of 2, we are offering $130 tickets that include two entries and one copy of wd~50: The Cookbook ($75 value) and Hawker Fare ($40 value). Buy solo tix here and couple tix here.

Readings by Nancy Huang  & Kristin Chang @ Berl’s Poetry Shop (141 Front Street) 7pm, FREE, More info.

Saturday 1/20

Brooklyn Historical Society Dumbo Exhibition Opening: Waterfront @ BHS DUMBO (55 Water Street), 11am, Suggested Admission $10,Waterfront is an exhibition and multimedia experience for all ages that brings to life the vibrant history of Brooklyn’s coastline through stories of workers, artists, industries, activists, families, neighborhoods, and ecosystems, More info.

Hot Winter Swing in Brooklyn Heights @ 119 Pierrepont Street, 7pm, $5, More info.

Camping in Brooklyn @ Camp (179 Smith Street) 5pm, FREE, S’mores and Board Games for “Women Who Explore, More info.

Sunday 1/21

Sip – Stitch & Patch – All Inclusive Sew’cial @ Sew ‘n’ The City (44 Court Street), 12pm or 5pm, $65, materials, wine and refreshments included. Buy Tix

Monday 1/22

Essential Photoshop (6 weeks) @BKC (33 Washington Street), 7pm, $245-$350, This class is great for Photographers and other visual artists, as well as weekend shooters and people who want to know how to “photoshop” their faces onto their friends’ faces, Buy tix.

Tuesday 1/23

Book Launch: Modern Loss @ Powerhouse @ the Archway (28 Adams Street), 7pm, FREE an evening of provocative storytelling on the complex, gut wrenching, illuminating, and hilarious mess we all know formally as “living with loss,” RSVP.

01/03/18 5:19pm

Happy New Year, Dumbo! If you’re looking for some fun ways to get 2018 started, we’ve got the picks of the week right here.

Thursday 1/4

LIGHT YEAR 33: Textural Psychedelia @ Pearl Street Triangle (Water and Pearl Streets), 6pm, FREE,Video Art Exhibit projected onto the Manhattan Bridge, More info

Friday 1/5

“Abortion” Opening Reception @ A.I.R. Gallery (155 Plymouth Street), 6pm, FREE,This exhibition will feature over 70 artists who were given the opportunity to create work expressing their rage, acceptance, sorrow, ambivalence, and thoughts on abortion hoping to make an important contribution to our collective history. More info                                                        Kathleen Supové premieres “In the Deep Heart’s Core” @ Fulton Ferry Landing, 8pm, $20-$40. Buy Tix

Saturday 1/6

Book Launch: How to Stop Feeling Like Shit by Andrea Owen @ POWERHOUSE @ the Archway (28 Adams Street), 6pm, FREE, No-punches-pulled advice to women who want to stop undermining their own happiness once and for all, RSVP                                                           Rookie on Love @ Books are Magic (225 Smith Street), 5pm, FREE,Join us for a celebration of this new anthology with Tavi Gevinson and contributors including Hilton Als, Amy Rose Spiegel,
Diamond Sharp, Laia Garcia, Jazmine Hughes, Tova Benjamin, Danielle Henderson, Annie Mok, and Emma Straub! More info                                                                                                                                               The Beginning Choice @ A.I.R. Gallery (155 Plymouth Street), 1pm, FREE, a public performance by Parastoo Ahoon. More info

Sunday 1/7

1 Day Workout: Camera Warm-Up! @ BKC (33 Washington Street), 11am, $84-$120, In five hours we’ll help you forge a friendship with your digital camera, exploring its vital features and demystifying the buttons and dials that trip common users up. From controlling exposure to getting a handle on autofocus, we’ll unpack these tech-heavy tools in a simple and straightforward manner. Buy tix                                                                                                            The Harvard Krokodiloes Benefit Concert @ The River Café (1 Water Street), 12pm, $300, The Harvard Krokodiloes will have their first ever performance at the River Café for a concert and brunch on Sunday, January 7th. The concert will benefit the prestigious and historic Dodge Y, originally founded as the Brooklyn Central YMCA in 1853. Buy Tix                                                                                                  Youth Night @ Superfine (126 Front Street), 7pm, NO COVER, Sunday Night Jazz and Americana series celebrates the young musicians from our Dumbo community to bring in the new year with a triple bill. More info                                                                                                                                                                        With Women Workshop: Reproductive Self Determination and Autonomous Women’s Health-Care @ A.I.R Gallery (155 Plymouth Street), 2pm, FREE. More info

Monday 1/8

2×24 @ Museum Quality NYC (59 Pearl Street), By Appointment, Catch the last day of Chantal Meng and
Moritz Lehner’s exhibit 2×24: 48 Images, 2 Time Zones, 6:00am ≠ 1:00am, London, New York. More info

Tuesday 1/9

After Work Pizza Party @ Lady’s (572 Fulton Street), 5pm, FREE, RSVP