So you're single and it’s Valentines’s Day. Rather than spending "Singles Awareness Day" aka S.A.D. staying in & watching a Lifetime movie of the week, why not go out on what is the biggest hook-up night of the year in NYC & potentially line yourself up a date?
Join the conversation…"Let's Talk About Sex", a conversation to spark conversation about consent, kink, and communication on Tuesday, February 12th. The Planned Parenthood NYC Action Fund Activist Council invites you to their annual event featuring Dallas, who has worked as a sex educator at Babeland for over eight years and has taught over one hundred sexuality workshops How can you resist?!
Bring Your Dog to the New York City premiere of "Tough Love: A Meditation on Dominance and Dogs" on Tuesday, February 12th. The film traces the history of the “alpha dog” concept from its origins in the 1940’s wolf studies to its current popularity among ordinatry dog owners, pondering themes of family, hierarchy, and power along the way. Discussion and Q&A to follow.
They say one out of every hundred people is a psychopath. Join Jon Ronson for a discussion of his book on February 27tH. The Psychopath Test is the New York Times bestselling exploration of their world and the madness industry.
This February marks the 15th anniversary of V-Day, the global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. On February 18th and 19th, a V-Day benefit production of Eve Ensler’s award winning play The Vagina Monologues will be directed by Andrea Bertola at HERE in New York City, where The Vagina Monologues was first produced in 1996.
Anna Plesset’s first solo show in New York is on exhibition through February 24th. On Plesset’s stage the distinctions between creator, maker, and imitator collapse as the past is grafted onto the present. The resulting space is that of a fiction – one in which the boundaries between reality and illusion are blurred and their unstable relationship to history, memory, and perception examined.
Have a melody in your head that you just can’t stop humming? Ever secretly dreamed of being a famous pop star? Hum your way on over to The Sound Booth February 15th, kids will be provided with the opportunity to write and record their own songs at the Children's Museum of the Arts, with the assistance of a Teaching Artist.
You've seen them in Vegas at the famous "New York, New York" or throughout the country while on vacation. The craze has finally returned to the Big Apple on Friday nights, once again making Dueling Pianos New York City's most talked about party spot.
From Henry Darger’s Realms of the Unreal to Daniel Johnston’s Jeremiah the Innocent, outsider art has won the hearts of fans all around the world. To celebrate art that’s bizarre, weird, and rebellious, culture hounds and underground artists unite for the annual Outsider Art Fair on January 31st.
Stand and join on January 30th, to celebrate two amazing debut novels from Zuccotti Park occupiers Stephen Boyer and Rami Shamir. Stephen Boyer is the author of Parasite (Publication Studio 2012), GHOSTS (bent boy books 2010), and compiled "The Occupy Wall Street Poetry Anthology." Rami Shamir is a Zuccotti occupier and novelist. His work has appeared in Brooklyn Rail, Evergreen Review, SPANK Magazine and Adbusters. He is the author of Train To Pokipse.