WEEK AHEAD: Everything Going On Below Canal Street (10.4.18)

WEEK AHEAD: Everything Going On Below Canal Street (10.4.18)

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 10/4 - Seaport Fit (FREE/RSVP NEEDED)- Seaport Square at Pier 17 hosts FREE fitness classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays till October 23rd curated and led by some of New York’s top fitness experts. Classes include boot camp, circuit training, yoga, and more. Classes are free but space is limited so be sure to RSVP to secure your spot.

-Friday 10/5 - Food & Wine Festa: Passport Edition at Westfield Westfield World Trade Center (TICKETS NEEDED) - The Fall Food & Wine Festa: Passport Edition will continue a series of fall-inspired tasting events, each with a unique theme and curated food and beverage menu! This October, you’ll be able to explore the diverse dishes and wines that represent all 20 of the unique regions of Italy.

-Friday 10/5 - Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators (TICKETS NEEDED)

-Saturday 10/6 & Sunday 10/7 - 2018 ANNY Best of Fest - The 2018 ANNY Best of Fest is a TWO DAY conference (Saturday & Sunday, October 6-7, 12pm-10pm) featuring Animation Screenings, Fine Art Installation, an XR Showcase, Professional Panels, and Industry Events.

-Saturday 10/6 - Saturday Morning Show (FREE) - It’s back! Join every week for everyone's favorite kids show at Hudson Eats featuring storytelling, music, magicians and more! 

-Saturday 10/6 - Epic Voices Series: Anne Carson: On Stillness (FREE) - Renowned poet, classicist, and translator Anne Carson explores the concept of stillness with a discussion of various ancient and modern artists and art forms, including Homer, Sappho Emily Dickinson, John Cage, and Jenny Holzer.

-Saturday 10/6 - Pink Martini (TICKETS NEEDED)

-Sunday 10/7 - Fulton Stall Market Outdoor Farmer's Market (FREE) - This year the Sunday market will include guest chefs from Seaport District and Lower Manhattan restaurants offering tastes of their menus and featuring local and seasonal ingredients sourced from the market’s farmers.

-Tuesday 10/9 - Seaport Fit (FREE/RSVP NEEDED)- Seaport Square at Pier 17 hosts FREE fitness classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays till October 23rd curated and led by some of New York’s top fitness experts. Classes include boot camp, circuit training, yoga, and more. Classes are free but space is limited so be sure to RSVP to secure your spot.

-Tuesday 10/9 - Greenmarket at Oculus Plaza at Westfield Westfield World Trade Center - Every Tuesday till October 30th, check out the weekly Greenmarket from 7am to 7pm.

-Thursday 10/11 - Seaport Fit (FREE/RSVP NEEDED)- Seaport Square at Pier 17 hosts FREE fitness classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays till October 23rd curated and led by some of New York’s top fitness experts. Classes include boot camp, circuit training, yoga, and more. Classes are free but space is limited so be sure to RSVP to secure your spot.

Don’t forget about these ongoing exhibits to check out:

-Jacob Hashimoto on Governors Island - Opening to the public daily though October 31. With The Eclipse, Jacob Hashimoto transforms the historic Chapel of St. Cornelius with over 15,000 delicate bamboo and paper kites. Exhibited for the first time in the United States, The Eclipse provides a contemplative reprieve from the frenetic energy of the city, contrasting with Hashimoto’s colorful and dynamic work Never Comes Tomorrow, installed nearby in the Liggett Hall archway. 

-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.

Have an event coming up you want to publicize or a tip you want to share? Email us at LifeBelowCanal@gmail.com!

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