WEEK AHEAD: Everything Going On Below Canal Street (3.22.18)
Welcome to this week's edition of Week Ahead, your rundown on everything going on below Canal Street this weekend and coming week. We’ve vetted and collected the best events (many are FREE!) for you on the Life Below Canal calendar. Here are a few of our favorite events/activities coming up...
-Thursday 3/22 - Suistudio: Shop for a Cause - Suistudio, VOSS Water and Voss Foundation invite you to make a difference as we celebrate World Water Day. Shop at Suistudio on Thursday March 22nd and 10% of your purchase will be donated to the Voss Foundation.
-Friday 3/23 - Truth Be Told (TICKETS NEEDED) - Truth Be Told is a 90-minute, interactive evening of mentalism and mind reading unlike anything you have ever experienced. Watch in wonder as world-renowned entertainer Oz Pearlman (as seen on America's Got Talent, The Today Show, ESPN, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon) performs mind-bending, impossible feats right before your eyes.
-Saturday 3/24 - Saturday Morning Show (FREE) - Everyone's favorite free kids show is back at Brookfield Place's Hudson Eats!
-Saturday 3/24 - #PassTheAuxParty (TICKETS NEEDED) - Looking to get down this Saturday? Check out #PassTheAuxParty at Mailroom.
-Sunday 3/25 - Pop Up Passover (TICKETS NEEDED) - Prep for Passover with interactive activities for children and their grownups to personalize your family’s Seder, as well as a kid-friendly cooking demonstration, an original Passover play inspired by selections from PJ Library, and a scavenger hunt in the Museum. Recommended for ages 4 to 8.
-Sunday 3/25 - Celebrating Mexico featuring Mano A Mano (FREE) - In Veracruz, Mexico, a Fandango is a community-based celebration where people gather to dance, play, and sing to the beat of Son Jarocho. Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders will join us for the fun and will showcase their moves with zapateado. Also, jewelry making with beads inspired by traditional Mexican folk art!
-Monday 3/26 - Generation Citizen New York City for Confections, Cocktails, & Comedy Show (TICKETS NEEDED) - Join Generation Citizen New York City for Confections, Cocktails, & Comedy - a fundraiser to support youth-led civic action. Women’s History Month wouldn’t be complete without witty women comediennes. In these divisive political times, Generation Citizen's work toempower young people with civic knowledge and skills to be active citizens in our 21st century democracy could not be more important.
-Tuesday 3/27 - LMHQ Women’s Breakfast: Making Meaning With Corporate Social Responsibility (RSVP NEEDED) - Join us at LMHQ for a conversation about making meaning at your job through corporate social responsibility.
Don’t forget about these ongoing exhibits to check out:
- Black Gotham Experience - Check out the visual storytelling project highlighting the profound connection between the African Diaspora and New York City, as photographic artist Kamau Ware shares his celebration of New York’s Black heritage with Seaport District NYC (192 Front Street). Experience a series of walking tours, graphic novels, film screenings, and workshops in an exhibition of New York’s Black heritage.
-Sunset, Sunrise (Revolution) (FREE) - This temporary public art installation at Pier A Plaza is an interactive, large-scale sculpture designed specifically for the site. It consists of 27 aluminum panels embedded with 9,000 crystal prisms activated by natural light, and is based on a previous, three-panel installation in Austin, Texas, titled Hyperprism. The artwork will be on view through the summer of 2018 in front Pier A Harbor House, located at 22 Battery Place and the Hudson River.
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