WEEK AHEAD: Everything Going On Below Canal Street (3.8.18)
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 3/8 - Best Brews Of NYC (FREE) - Enjoy the best breweries from the 5 NYC boroughs as the Winter Garden transforms into a Winter Biergarten with new brews featured on tap each week! 100% of all beer sales will be donated to New Yorkers for Parks' mission to build, protect, and promote parks and open spaces throughout New York City.
-Thursday 3/8 -Without Precedent: Chief Justice John Marshall & His Times (TICKETS NEEDED) - Learn about the remarkable story of John Marshall who, as chief justice, statesman, and diplomat, played a pivotal role in the founding of the United States.
-Thursday 3/8 - Xtend Tribeca Women's Day Event (RESERVATION NEEDED) - In honor of International Women’s Day, Xtend Tribeca will be doing 2 donation-based classes this Thursday at 8:30AM & 5PM! They'll be charging only $7.90 for a drop-in (normally $34) for both classes, showcasing the earning disparity between women and men in this country (at .79 cents to every dollar earned, respectively). Proceeds from these classes will be going to GirlsRaising Vinetta Projectto help fund female entrepreneurs.
-Friday 3/9 - 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 3/10 - Saturday Morning Show (FREE) - Everyone's favorite free kids show is back at Brookfield Place's Hudson Eats!
-Thursday 3/15 - EscapeMaker's Local Food Cider & Spirits Eve-Fulton Stall Market Fundraiser (TICKETS NEEDED) - EscapeMaker is hosting a series of local food and craft beverage tasting showcases inside Fulton Stall Market as a fundraiser to benefit the shop and invite the South Street Seaport community to discover the market open daily (11:30am-6:00pm), and its CSA.
-Thursday 3/15 - Best Brews Of NYC (FREE) - Enjoy the best breweries from the 5 NYC boroughs as the Winter Garden transforms into a Winter Biergarten with new brews featured on tap each week! 100% of all beer sales will be donated to New Yorkers for Parks' mission to build, protect, and promote parks and open spaces throughout New York City.
Don’t forget about these ongoing exhibits to check out:
-Black Gotham Experience - Now through March 15th, witness 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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