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Pop Curated Newsletter Archives
POP CURATED SEPTEMBER [Click here to read the full newsletter!]
The breakfast-lovers dream event
9/3 & 9/4 Morning or Evening Tickets
Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair
One of the country's largest book fairs of rare + vintage books comes to Greenpoint
9/9 - 9/11 11am - 7pm
Taste Talks Conference, Expo & BBQ
Foodies unite for days devoted to future of food plus a lot of BBQ
9/10 - 9/11
The world's only mindful triatholan, running followed by yoga + meditation
9/11 9:30am - 6:00pm
Kicking & Screening Soccer Film Festival
Connect with other soccer fans for three days dedicated to soccer films
9/13 - 9/16
The Vendy Awards
The Oscars of street food - taste 25+ vendors and celebrate the winners
9/17 12:30 - 5:00pm
Shop a curated selection of children's boutiques from around the world + activities for the whole family
9/18 - 9/19
Atlantic Antic Street Festival
Miles of Atlantic Ave shuts down spanning 4 boroughs
Taste Talks Food & Drink Awards
Celebrate the next generation of food and drink lovers at the live award show hosted by Mo Rocca at BAM Opera House
9/26 7:30 - 9:00pm
POP CURATED 7/18 -7/31 [Click here to read the full newsletter!]
Time Out Pool Party
McCarren Hotel pool party with cocktails, Tattly tattoos, DJ + light bites
High Line After Hours
The High Line opens up at night with musicians, performers + installations all for free
Dreamland Roller Disco
Skate around Prospect Park lake, dinner and drinks
Pokemon Go Bar Crawl
Unite with other Pokemon Go fans, beer in hand, staring at Barcade
SummerScreen 10 Things I Hate About You
Ultimate Brooklyn evening - bring your blanket to McCarren park for band + movie
Summer Ice Cream Blizzard in Grand Central
Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with all of the ice creams
7/31 10AM - 5:30PM
POP CURATED 7/4 - 7/17 [Click here to read the full newsletter!]
4th of July Fireworks at Brooklyn Navy Yard
All you can eat BBQ with a prime view of the fireworks
12 hour marathon of live comedy at The Pit with free BBQ
7/4 12PM - 12AM
Free movies in McCarren Park kick off with 7/6 Scream and 7/16 Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle
The Greatest Day Ever
Music festival on Governor's Island
7/9 2PM - 12AM
Picnic and music festival dedicated to rosé wine on Governor's Island
7/9 & 7/10 12PM - 6PM
The Big Quiet at SummerStage
Join 2000 New Yorkers for a mass meditation in Central Park
7/13 6PM - 10PM
Art After Dark
Become a member of the Guggenheim for an after hours DJ night
7/15 9PM - 12AM
POP CURATED 6/20 - 7/3 [Click here to read the full newsletter!]
Yoga Solstice in Times Square
Celebrate the summer solstice with thousands of yogis
6/20 Classes hourly starting at 5AM
Creativity Cubed with The Strangers Project
The Cube returns to Astor Place, craft workshop + story sharing
6/20 and 6/21 11AM - 8PM
Beyers Ice Cream 150th Birthday
Complimentary ice cream in Madison Square Park
6/22 11AM - 2PM
Mackelmore and Ryan Lewis TODAY Concert
Citi and TODAY are hosting free concerts all summer on Rockefeller Plaza
Gay Pride March
Download the route map and follow along
Roof parties, movie nights, dancing + more to celebrate Pride
6/20 - 6/26
Bryant Park Movies: East of Eden
Grab your picnic and head to the park, movies every Monday
Tropical Rooftop Dance Party
No need to wait until Saturday night to dance at DL, afternoon paradise party
POP CURATED 5/23 - 6/5 [Click here to read the full newsletter!]
This adult friendly science fair dives into discussions about the brain, evolution, astronomy and more all while you have a beer in hand. Events 5/23 - 5/25 around NY. Ticket prices range.
It's night at the museum, art history style. Brooklyn Museum opens its doors, for free, late night, with tours, an Instagram contest, and a cash bar. 5/26 from 7-9pm with tours at 6:15 and 6:30pm. Free!
It's Memorial Day - you know, that weekend we're meant to honor the men and women who died while serving our country. Show your spirit at the Memorial Day Parade in Bay Ridge. 5/30 at 11am. Free!
Nothing says summertime and June more than hanging in Bryant Park. Bring bingo, a comedian and a DJ into the mix and sounds like a great night. 6/2 at 7pm. Free with pre-registration!
If posting on Facebook and watching Purple Rain from your apartment isn't enough to show your honor for Prince, head to Videology for a sing-along showing. 6/4 at 9:45pm. $10 tickets.
POP CURATED 5/9 - 5/22 [Click here to read the full newsletter!]
Bed-Stuy warehouse meets exhibit of design solutions for problems that don't exist meets dance party - doesn't get much hipper than that. 5/13 7:30pm-3am. Free. Learn more!
Mercury is still in retrograde so take this time to reflect and have some fun at Mercury Retrospective. The Haiku Guys, Bowery Poetry Club and Ma Matcha team up at The Alchemist's Kitchen for poetry, comedy, music + matcha. 5/15 1-6pm $5 in advance $10 at the door.
What would a house sound like if it could sing? Explore a five story Brownstone that's filled with music and food to delight all your senses. 5/16 7pm. $80 per person $140 per pair.
Hang with the animals at the zoo, while tasting 30 craft distilleries. The Central Park Zoo stays open for Brew At The Zoo for tastings, food, DJ all in support of protecting wildlife. 5/20 & 5/21. $50+ tickets.
Crafts on crafts on crafts. Renegade Craft Fair takes over the Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint for the ultimate shopping day. 5/21 - 22. Free!
Spring is finally here (we sure hope the sun gets the memo) and no better way to celebrate than Essex Street Market's 76th Birthday and a block party! 5/21 12-5pm. Free!
POP CURATED 4/25 - 5/8 [Click here to read the full newsletter!]
Pop Productions is programming a series of events & activities at The Alchemist's Kitchen for Mercury Retrograde. Plant-based antidotes, energy cleansing, relaxation, reflection and more designed to help you embrace the affects of the retrograde, 4/28 - 5/22. Learn more!
Free drinks and snacks? Sounds good. Check out the LMHQ and Splacer Happy Hour MOUTH snack pop up. 4/27 6-8pm. Free!
If you're searching for a creative writing outlet, look no further than Gotham Writer's weekly write-ins. Writing prompt, food & drink, sharing + opportunity to network. Weekly including 4/29 & 5/6.$20 Tickets.
What do the science of relationships, the sax and Golden Girls have in common? Nerd Nite at Littlefield. Friday night evening presentations + trivia. 4/29 7pm. $10 Tickets.
Greenpoint Open Studios is your chance to explore the unique and wonderful artist studios in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Artists open their studios the weekend of 4/29 - 5/1 for visitors for free. Learn more!
Put on your dancing shoes, grab a partner and head to Bryant Park for the launch event of Dance Party, a weekly dance event. On 5/5 learn the Charleston, Foxtrot, and Jitterbug with live music. Free!
Edible Brooklyn & Brooklyn Brewery a Beer-y Good Meal on 5/4 that sounds too good. Cheese! Cioppino! OddFellow ice cream sundaes! Beer! $45 gets you a seat to this 3 course family style dinner.
Celebrate Cindo de Mayo on the dance floor at The Get Down. Meditation at 6:30pm, dancing starts at 7pm so you're home in bed by 11pm and ready for Friday. 5/5. $15 - $20 Tickets.
POP CURATED 3/28 - 4/10 [Click here to read the full newsletter!]
Take the guesswork out of networking at Six Degrees Society's monthly co-ed mixer at One King's Lane. You'll receive pre-event curated matches of men + women to maximize your mingling. 3/28 7-9pm. $40 Tickets.
Grab your hats and boas in the back of your closet and get ready for the coolest costume swap around at House of Yes. The best performers designers and dancers will be there. 3/28 7pm. Free!
Learn the cocktail secrets from one of the world's top mixologists, Greg Seider, owner of Summit Bar. Hands on master class at The Alchemist's Kitchen. 3/30 6:30 & 8:30pm. $100 Tickets.
Get your bibs ready for 1.5 lbs of Crawfish at the 1st annual New Orlean's Crawfish Boil series with helpings of NOLA cocktails + beer, corn + potatoes and live music. 4/1, 4/2, 4/8 & 4/9. $35 Tickets.
Miss the days of sleepovers and pillow fights with friends? Join in on National Pillow Fight Day in Washington Square Park. 4/2 3-6pm. Learn more!
Every Monday in April, select vendors in Grand Central Terminal will offer samples and special offers. Get a taste of the offerings with special live music. 4/4 11am-2pm, 4pm-7pm. Learn more!
POP CURATED 3/14 - 3/27 [Click here to read the full newsletter!]
You may have been seeing many announcements about the new conscious lifestyle destination, The Alchemist's Kitchen, from Pop Productions - we're working with the space on a series of events. Check out their Tasting Journey on 3/15 and 3/29 for a guided flight of 6 tonics followed by a vegan meal. Crash course of plant history. $75 Tickets.
On the 17th don't forget to wear you're green, because it's Saint Patrick's Day! Plenty of opportunities to drink beer + eat food. Also, check out the parade featuring over 300 groups. The 255th annual NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade starts at 11 a.m. from 44th Street and proceeds up Fifth Avenue to 79th Street in Manhattan.Free!
In March we honor International Women's Day and Global Sisterhood March. Join the conversation at Fire Dash Media's The Power of Sisterhood event. 3/18 6:30pm. $40 Tickets.
Explore the body through art at BODY/SPACE's one night gallery exhibit and performance in Dumbo. Organized by a team of powerhouse ladies of My Body Does, Creative Girls of NYC, Girl Party and BUSTLE Mag. 3/19 7pm. $5 Suggested Donation.
Remember that glorious movie from the 80s, Beetlejuice? See it on a big screen with experiential performances, food & drink while dressed as the characters at BBQ Film's movie creation. 3/19 & 3/20 5pm. $47 Tickets.
If you haven't noticed on Instagram yet, coloring books are a thing. Strand Book Shop is hosting a pop-up coloring wall with 50 professional art therapists for a day of relaxation, creativity and self reflection. Make some doodles. 3/27 11am-5pm. Free!Personal session with an art therapist with a purchase of coloring book.
POP CURATED 2/29 - 3/13 [Click here to read the full newsletter!]
Eat breakfast for dinner at the Meatpacking district's battle of the breakfasts. Dos Cominos vs Soho House vs Bubby's and more. 2/29 6:30pm. $59 all you can eat food, $80 food + booze.
Armory Art Show is upon us. Check out curated-driven Spring/Break show at Moynihan Station Post Office for an art alternative. 3/1 - 3/7. $10 in advance $15 at the door.
Do you like books? What about food? Then you'll love the James Beard monthly literary series with the food world's most celebrated authors. 3/2 noon. Free with RSVP.
You can't read a book by it's cover...or can you? See for yourself at a literary speed dating event at Housing Works Book Cafe. 3/2 7pm. $15 ticket includes one drink.
Learn the basics of alchemy from one of the world's leading experts at The Alchemist's Kitchen. Expect a dive into the theories of inner and physical alchemy. 3/8 7pm. $20 Tickets.
Foodies grab your forks because the Village Voice's 9th Annual Tasting Awards is showcasing 50+ restaurants plus drinks and entertainment. Yum! 3/11 7pm. $70 tickets.
Have you ever been to a poetry brothel? Me neither. You can expect immersive cabaret, jazz, fortune tellers and "poetry whores" for private hire at House of Yes. 3/13 8pm. $30 General Admin Tickets.
POP CURATED 2/15 - 2/28 [Click here to read the full newsletter!]
Lululemon's Hub 17 near Union Square has been bustling with workshops and classes, many of which are complimentary. With free yoga every Sunday, cardio on Saturday and unique classes - it's worth checking out.
Daybreaker, known for their morning dance parties, are breaking into the evening scene with the launch of Dusk, an afterwork prohibition themed party sans booze. 2/18 6:30pm secret location. Tickets $55+.
It seems like years the Lowline has been talked about, now's your chance to check out the Lowline lab while munching on goodies from Essex Street Market in the comforts of indoors. 2/21 11am-5pm. Free!
The Oscars are quickly approaching (February 28th) and Videology is giving you a chance to show off your movie knowledge with Oscar Trivia. 2/21 7pm Williamsburg. Free!
Pioneer Works does it again with their awesome programming. Brooklyn Raga Massive All-Stars concert to tribute The Beatles for George Harrison's birthday. 2/24 Red Hook. $10 advance, $15 at door.
It's Saturday morning and you can't decide on yoga or checking out a museum. Now you can do both at Brooklyn Museum + Flavorpill's Art of Yoga workshop. 2/27 9am. $20 Ticket includes museum entrance.
POP CURATED 2/1 - 2/14 [Click here to read the full newsletter!]
This February, Pop Productions has teamed up with Evolver New York City and we are excited to present a month-long event series called “Month of Love,” to spark connectivity among New Yorkers around wellness and transformation.
This experiential series will be a unique blend of tastings, workshops, performance, meditations, movement and meet-ups, and will allow you to preview the future home of The Alchemist's Kitchen Tonic Bar, opening in Spring 2016. If you're looking for an extra unique way to celebrate Valentine's Day with a significant other or group of friends, this is the place for you. Join the Buzz: #AlchemistMonthofLove
We are hosting over 12 events in the space this month, check out the full line-up on Facebook and here are some of our favorites:
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6TH, 1:00-6:00 p.m.
An Afternoon Tasting with T Salon
Elevate your soul through an experience of global tea culture and sample some of the finest herbal blends from around the world with Miriam Novalle, 25 year tea expert + founder of T Salon. Free Entry.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9TH, 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Tribe Tats Plant Tonic Happy Hour
Sick of online dating? Connect with an open-hearted tribe over love tonics and joy juices + temporary tattoos from Tribe Tats, The Haiku Guys and Tarot Reading. Free Entry.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11th, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Love Across Lifetimes
Dan Ryan, CHT, CRT, will lead you through an experiential past-life regression workshop exploring love, relationships, and multi-life connections. Entry Fee: $35
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14th, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
A Sensual Tasting with Shoots & Roots
A Pre-Dinner Amuse Bouche Valentine's Day Experience. Botanist team of Shoots & Roots Bitters will guide a tasting of three cocktails created of plants traditionally used for love tonics and mild aphrodisiacs as well as plants recognized for their sensual appeal. Each cocktail will represent plants from a different geography, ecology and culture that will be highlighted in the guided tasting along with concepts and activities on the science of taste. Quite the memorable way to celebrate Valentine's Day! This is an invite only event experience and all Pop Curated subscribers receive 20% off your ticket with code LOVE. $35 each / $60 couple
Ditch the basic roses and chocolates and pick out a Valentine's gift with meaning at the Greenpointer's Valentine's Day Market. 2/7 1-7pm Greenpoint Loft. Free!
Bundle up with your Valentine and head to Central Park for the free Central Park Ice Festival. Watch over 6000 pounds of ice be transformed to works of art! 2/13 3-7pm Naumburg Bandshell (Mid-Park from 66th to 72nd Streets). Free!
POP CURATED 1/18 - 1/31 [Click here to read full newsletter!]
What happens to all those discarded Christmas Trees on the street? Clever artist Michael Neff has created a suspended forest for your free viewing through January 31st at Knockdown Center in Queens.
Ace Hotel's writer-in-residence program invited writers to spend the night in the hotel and write a letter to an imagined audience of hotel guests. Be the audience and listen to Dear Reader, Live. 1/19 7pm Free RSVP.
It's the new year and we're all looking for tips for a healthier and focused 2016. Join an inspiring panel organized by Fire Dash Media for a night of learning at Grand Central Tech. 1/21 7pm $20 Tickets.
If you miss the 90s, wearing snap bracelets and chatting on AIM, and you're eager to take some shots, then the 90s Bar Crawl is your jam. Drink specials and 90s tunes across NY. 1/23 2-10pm $25 Tickets.
Howl at the full moon at the new space 21 E 1st St and taste a preview of heart opening tonics and joy elixirs from the opening soon Alchemist's Kitchen Tonic Bar. 1/23 7pm Free with RSVP.
Looking for a new job, interested in learning about other industries, or meeting some new connections? FindSpark's annual Hustle Summit brings together the best folks for you to meet. 1/29 4pm $99 Tickets.
If you like our Whiskey, Waffles & Workshops event then you'll really like Beer, Bourbon & BBQ. 60 beers, 40 bourbons and lots of BBQ - drink, eat and be merry! 1/30 3 sessions noon-9:30pm tickets starting at $99.
Pay your tribute to David Bowie by watching a showing of Labyrinth on the big screen at Museum of Moving Image. 1/31 2:30pm $12 Tickets or free for members.
POP CURATED 1/4 - 1/17 [Click here to read full newsletter!]
Would you like a side of toast with those eggs? Christopher Chiappa's Livestrong exhibit of 7000 handmade eggs are on display at Kate Werble Gallery through 1/9. Free in Hudson Square.
Cast your ballot for the 73rd annual Golden Globes hosted by Ricky Gervais. There are many screens playing the awards, our pick is Videology, just be sure to get there early for a seat. 1/10 6pm Free!
Always wanted to not wear pants on the subway? Great, well now is your chance with Improv Everywhere's annual No Pants Subway Ride followed by an after party at Webster Hall. Free and all welcome 1/10 3-5pm.
Noticed that sweet hanging light canopy installation on Instagram? Now is your last chance to snap a shot of Luminaries at Brookfield Place for yourself before 1/10. Free - lean more!
Bowery Poetry Club celebrates the new year with its 100th Open Micshow and launch of new Bowery Slam. Open mic starts at 6:30pm and the fun continues with slam kicking off at 9pm. $13 online/$15 at door.
Daybreakers is up to more wild and crazy things - a onesie winter warmup where you'll get to dance on mattresses in your onesie. Not too shabby for 6am. 1/13 6-9am at Irving Plaza $20 dance, $40 yoga + dance.
Explore a new kind of musical experience at Pioneer Works for their Found Sound Nation Presents monthly series. Listen and view the multimedia collaboration. 1/17 6-9pm Red Hook $10 tickets.
Like food? Then you'll love Bitten, a day-long conference dedicated to innovation of food featuring speakers from Eataly, Russ & Daughters, Cooper Hewitt Design Musem, (RED) & more. Early bird tickets $250 thru 1/20. Don't delay, this will sell out soon! Conference 2/12.
POP CURATED 12/21 - 1/3 [Click here to read full newsletter!]
It's the season of holiday cheer & just because we live in a city doesn't mean we should't get to appreciate the wonderland of decorated suburbia. Head to Dyker Heights in Brooklyn to see for yourself. Learn more!
Evolver, the online destination for transformative cultural community, is setting up shop for last minute shopping and to introduce the future home of the coolest new Tonic Bar, with programmed events by Pop Productions. Check out the free hub at 1st and Bowery, 22, 23 & 26-30.
Nothing says Christmas quite like watching Love Actually, so cozy up with popcorn and wine at the coolest theater around, Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg, for special screenings on the 26th & 27th. $11 Tickets.
If you're looking for an alternative to a New Year's rave or expensive ticketed event, look no further than Time's Up's annual NYE Bike Ride & Dance Party. The ride ends at Belvedere Castle for the dancing. Free!
The beauties of Dances of Vice are hosting a Celestial Ball for NYE complete with fire dancers, puppets, and an excellent reason to wear a lavish costume. Tickets $75+ with cash bar.
Another unique option to ring in the new year is to head over to Royal Palm's Shuffleboard Club in Gowanus. Celebrate while shuffling, drinking tiki drinks and taking selfies in the flamingo restrooms. Free entrance.
If to you New Year's eve means dancing your heart out, maybe meeting a cutie to kiss at midnight and taking some shots then check out Knitting Factory in North Williamsburg. $40 Tickets.
Check off "go to a Brooklyn warehouse party" from your to do list and buy your ticket to BangOn!NYC's Time & Space party in a 30,000 square foot warehouse complete with art + music galore. Tickets $80+.
POP CURATED 12/7 - 12/22 [Click here to read the full newsletter!]
The Museum of Feelings, a limited time exhibit, is the first museum to react to emotions and turn them to art. Join this special evening viewing for a hot drink while you take a mood changing selfie. 12/9 7pm Free.
Watch a panel of chocolate makers discuss your favorite treat from bean to bar and explore the story behind chocolate bars and truffles. Brooklyn Historical Society 12/10 7pm Tickets $12.
Knock some of the holiday shopping off your list at Chelsea Market's Artists & Fleas at their fun Sip & Shop Holiday Party. Live DJ, drinks and special discounts will get you in the shopping mood. 12/10 6-9pm Free.
Soccer fans, if you haven't heard of Kicking & Screening - it's a soccer film festival celebrating the love of the game. Join fellow fans at their Ugly Sweater/Jersey Social Hour. Banter Bar 12/10 7pm Free.
Pizza and shopping, sounds like heaven. While you wait for your name to be called to chow down on Roberta's pizza, shop in their garden for jewelry, tea, crafts & more. 12/11-12/13 Free.
It's that wild and crazy time of the year, when thousand of Santas storm the bars of New York. If you want to participate and wear your Santa hat while drinking beers, follow the crowds. 12/12 Learn more.
Join Michael Arnella and his Dreamland Orchestra, master behind the summer Jazz Age Lawn Party, for his winter tea dance. Learn the fox trot, sip tea & munch from food carts. Webster Hall 12/13 3-7pm Tickets $65+.
Besides piza & shopping, puppies & pints might be the perfect other combo. Drinks some beers at Brooklyn Brewery with favorite furry friends available for adoption. 12/14 7:30-9:30pm Tickets $16.82.
This month at Creative Mornings the audience takes the stage to share their stories on the theme of Time. 501 Union 12/18 8:30am Register 12/14 at 11am for free ticket.
Pop Productions is teaming up with Michelle Bablo & Makeshop to host the first Whiskey, Waffles & Workshop event at NY Distilling Co. Learn how to make coasters out of rope and cork for a DIY holiday gift while enjoying whiskey and waffles. 12/19 11am-2pm $27 tickets. DISCOUNT: use promo code POP for $5 off your ticket purchased before 12/12.
POP CURATED 11/23 - 12/6 [Click here to read the full newsletter!]
The famous Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade takes the streets of New York on November 26th. For a more intimate viewing experience of the balloons, check out the inflation the evening of the 25th 5-9pm. Free!
Slip on a fancy dress and head over to Tavern on the Green in Central Park for dinner, dancing and live jazz & swing music. 11/27 & Fridays 7-11pm. Learn more!
The Holidays are about much more than shoppings for presents. Participate in Giving Tuesday on 12/1 by donating gently used clothes and goods to participating reuse organizations. Learn more!
Who doesn't like a good Gatsby party? The Capitale building will be overtaken by champagne, electro swing, dapper gents & classy flapper ladies. Tickets are $75 and up. 12/5 9pm-2am.
If you're looking to stock up on handmade holiday gifts look no further than Etsy's Annual Holiday Handmade Cavalcade in Chelsea Market. Free to enter. 12/5 10am-8pm, 12/6 10am-7pm.
If you're still on the hunt for your holiday shopping, check out Racked's first-ever holiday market bringing their favorite LA brands to Soho. Free to enter 12/5 & 12/6 11am-6pm.
One more holiday market... after going to Chelsea Market & Soho, head over to the Greenpointers Holiday Market to stock up on your Brooklyn goods. Free to enter. 12/6 1-7pm.
POP CURATED 11/9 - 11/22 [Click here to read the full newsletter!]
Cider Week continues until the 15th with tasting events every day. Bring on them apples and pair with cheese and other goodies to delight your tastebuds! Learn more about how to attend.
If you're more of a wine than a cider drinker, have no fear because Wine Festival is also taking over New York. Learn more about how to grab a drink here. $30 for 5 days of wine 11/9 - 11/13.
Think outside the box and learn about the history of board games and then join the group for and open game night. Grab a tasty bite and drink from the many options in Berg'n. Tickets are $6. 11/11 7pm.
Picture This! comes back to Littlefield for an extra special NY Comedy Festival edition with stars Ilana Glazer of Broad City, Chris Gethard & more while they are drawn live by the best animators and cartoonists. $5 Tickets online. 11/11 8pm.
Check off your entire holiday shopping list under one roof at the Renegade Craft Fair in Metropolitan Pavillon. Expect a curated selection of the finest indie-craft goods. Free entry. 11/14 - 11/15 11am-6pm.
Shopping designer brands for a good cause, yes please. Housing Works is hosting their 12th annual Fashion for Action fundraiser. Your donation grants you first dibs on designer shopping & a dance party at Rubin Museum of Art. $150+ donations. 11/19 6pm.
Do you often think about going to Mars? What about a one way ticket to Mars? Janna Levin, Scientist in Residence at Pioneer Works, brings together NASA Astronaut Mike Massimino & Foundation Professor Lawrence Krauss to discuss. Free. 11/21 7pm.
The Haiku Guys are hosting their fall edition of the #haikuduel at Bowery Poetry Club. Expect a bracket-style improv haiku performance with plenty of food and drink. An entertaining afternoon not to be missed. INSIDER ALERT: use code PopProductions for $5 off your ticket. 11/22 12pm.
POP CURATED 10/26 - 11/8 [Click here to read the full newsletter!]
Celebrate the incredible female chefs of New York at the Powerhouse book launch of Nadia Arumugam's Women Chefs of New York. Learn more about the free event. 10/26 7-9pm.
Learn how the water system and sewers of Brooklyn work at The Brooklyn Historical Society. Not your typical evening out. Tickets are $5. 10/28 6:30-8:30pm.
What's a feministival you ask? An evening of feminist comedy, live music, dancing, booze & Halloween costumes. Tickets are $15. 10/29 7-10pm.
Partake in an interactive art party by collaborating with the artists on decorating a blank canvas while drinking wine. Tickets proceed support The Collaborators art project. Tickets are $25. 10/30 8pm.
Looking for Halloween plans still? Look no further than Lightbox in Midtown for The Hauntedbox bash of music and fun. Tickets are $50 - $70. 10/31 9pm.
Get that gown or tux out of the back of your closet for the Guggenheim International Gala Pre-Party. Tickets are $350. 11/4 9pm.
POP CURATED 10/12 - 10/25 [Click here to read the full newsletter!]
CLIMATE MOVEMENT POP UP // October 14th 7am - 7pm // Free
Join the folks of the People's Climate March for a national day of action - info booths, petitions, photo booths, volunteer opportunities. Flatiron Plaza.
INTRO FOOD MEDIA COMMUNITY // October 15th 6:30 - 8:30pm // Free
Lucky Peach, Yahoo Food, Spoon University and VinePair tell us what it takes to break into the food world. General Assembly, Flatiron.
PING PONG TOURNAMENT // October 16th 10pm // Pay per game
Are you a ping pong pro? Test your skills at the ultimate battle followed by a dance contest, games and drinks galore. SPiN, Flatiron.
RUN AIRBNB // October 16, 24 & 25th // Free
Airbnb is hosting a series of community service projects, runs & parties for the NY Marathon. We at Pop Productions planned the days, so join in on the fun!
Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn
TASTE OF SEAPORT // October 17th 11am - 4pm // Free - $35
Treats, drinks and activities take over South Street Seaport all day. Festivities are free, just pay per taste or grab a taste ticket pass. Downtown.
FOOD FILM FEST // October 22 - 25 // Various Prices
Merge your two loves, food and film, for a film fest about food. Themed nights including love and meat & food porn. Empire 25, Midtown.
THE BIG LEAN // October 24th // Free
Grab the mic and tell your story or listen to others share at the first and only of its kind storytelling party. Chinatown Soup, LES.
POP CURATED 9/28 - 10/11 [Click here to read the full newsletter!]
DAYBREAKER // September 30th 6am // $25 - $40
Shake your tail feather before heading to work with a super charged dance floor of creatives. Chelsea, Manhattan.
CHEERS NY // October 2nd - 4th // $50
Craft beer, Brooklyn-made eats, and dancing. It's the first of it's kind craft beer and food fest and you won't want to miss it. Industry City, Brooklyn.
CRAFT COFFEE FESTIVAL // October 3rd 9am - 4:30pm // $35 - $45
The ultimate caffeine kick. Sample 20 roasters and coffee shops and then find something super productive to do with all that energy. Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
HABANA OUTPOST MOVIE NIGHTS // Sundays 10/4-10/25 8pm // Free
Don't fear, summer may be over but there are still a few more outdoor movie nights to enjoy. Fort Greene, Brooklyn.
LOWER EAST SIDE PICKLE DAY // October 4th 12pm - 5pm // Free
Pickle enthusiasts unite! Taste ever pickle and pick food item imaginable. Lower East Side, Manhattan.
THE FEAST UNITE // October 4th 12pm - 9pm // Donations
The Feast Social Innovation Conference is going grass roots. Lend a hand to help with the planning or come partake in the talks and dance party. Long Island City.
IS THIS REAL LIFE? // October 6th 6:30pm - 9pm // Free
Get off the internet and listen to CEO of SplashThat and CEO of Happy discuss the business of bridging online and offline communities. Lower Manhattan.
BOOZE & BOOKS // October 6th 7:30pm // $15 - $45
A cultural evening of film, literature and booze at Nitehawk Cinema featuring Woody Allen's Stardust Memories and Tom Shone's new book. Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
POP CURATED 9/14 - 9/27 [Click here to read the full newsletter!]
PHOTOVILLE // September 10th - 20th // Free
Shipping containers filled with photographs makes for a super unique gallery plus cool day and evening events. Sold! Brooklyn Bridge Park.
BOWL HASHANAH // September 14th 9:30am // $60
Brooklyn Bowl's interpretation of Rosh Hashanah includes shofar bowling and meditation following prayer. Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
WHOLE FOODS ROOFTOP TRIVIA // September 16th 7:30 - 9:30pm // Free
Not your typical evening grocery shopping - raise the roof with your trivia skills, then stock up on fruit & veggies downstairs. Gowanus, Brooklyn.
VANDERBILT FOOD HALL // September 17th // Free
The folks behind Madison Square Eats & Union Square holiday market open their first NYC permanent food market on Vanderbilt Street. Grand Central.
NY ART BOOK FAIR // September 17th - 20th // Free
Head over to MoMA PS1 to stock up on interested and unique reads + events and workshops galore about art-book culture. Long Island City.
RED HOOK REGATTA // September 20th // Free
Not your average boat race. Radio-controlled 3D-printed boats compete against each other. First annual event, not to be missed. Red Hook, Brooklyn.
WHISKEY FEST // September 24th 6:30 - 9:30pm // $265
How many of the 300 whiskeys can you sample in three hours? Challenge accepted. Take a drinking break and watch whiskey lectures. Times Square.
CREATIVE MORNINGS EMPATHY // September 25th 8:30 - 10am // Free
Former COO of Creative Mornings (and dear friend), Kevin Huynh, takes the stage at BAM. Be inspired + free breakfast! Fort Greene, Brooklyn.
RSVP 9/21 at 11am
WORLD MAKER FAIRE AT NYC // September 26th & 27th // $25+
Epic showcase of the coolest developments and innovations in science, technology and education. NY Hall of Science, Queens.
POP CURATED 8/31 - 9/13 [Click here to read the full newsletter!]
WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER // August 31st 9pm - 11pm // Free with 1 drink minimum
Before watching Netflix's episodes, watch the original Wet Hot American Summer at Livestream's last summer movie. East Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
METROPOLITAN OPERA HD FEST // August 29th - September 7th // Free
Annual Summer HD Festival presents free outdoor screenings of operas on Lincoln Center Plaza with 3000+ seats. Upper West Side, Manhattan.
EVIDENCE OF LIVING // September 1st - 6th // Free
Ever pass a stranger and wonder—”what’s your story?" Interactive exhibit of stories by miLES and Strangers Project. LES, Manhattan.
TAROT SHOW AT HERE // September 1st - 6th // $19
A blend of fortune telling, physical theatre, audience participation & live music. A reading of tarot cards dictate the performance. Soho, Manhattan.
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FUN FUN DINNERS // September 9th + Ongoing // $40
A dinner series bringing together creatives and creative thinkers. Have fun, make friends, get inspired. Sign up for an invite.
TASTE TALKS // September 11th - 13th // Free - $100
The Folks behind Northside Festival celebrate the wonders of food with a conference, free expo, BBQ, and parties galore. Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
90S FEST // September 12th 1pm - 10pm // $75
One day music fest of the most banging music of the 90s. Coolio, Smash Mouth, Salt-N-Pepa to name a few. Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
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THE SHOP UP // Sept. 13th 12 - 6pm & 14th 10am - 4pm // Free
Babyccino Kids blog bring their curated kid's shopping event from London to Brooklyn. Shopping, face painting, crafts & food. Gowanus, Brooklyn.
PIONEER WORKS SECOND SUNDAY // September 13th 4pm - 10pm // Free
Monthly series of open studios, live music, site specific interventions & food trucks at beautiful Pioneer Works. Red Hook, Brooklyn.
THE PALMS ROCKAWAY BEACH // Ongoing through early October // Various Prices
The Palms is the hip oasis in Rockaway Beach with a mud bath, dinner parties, pop up markets, films curated by Greta Gerwig, yoga, etc.
POP CURATED 8/17 - 8/30 [Click here to read the full newsletter!]
NATIONAL THRIFT STORE DAY // August 17th // Free
Save money. Do Good. Shop Second-Hand First. Celebrate the vibrant reuse community at participating shops.
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SILENT DISCO // August 19th 6pm - 10pm // Free
Dance like no one is watching, or listening - headphones included! El Museo del Barrio, East Harlem.
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WEWORK SUMMER CAMP // August 21st - 23rd // $550
Weekend getaway for WeWork members from around the globe to connect, learn and revel in the outdoors. Adirondacks, NY.
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HUDSON RIVER PARK BLUES BBQ // August 22nd 2pm - 5pm // Free
Blues musicians + NYC's best BBQ = unforgettable summer day on the Hudson River! Pier 26, Manhattan.
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MAGIC HOUR ROLLER JAM // August 22nd 5pm - 9pm // $14
Flavorpill's monthly roller disco party with music from Wolf + Lamb & The Get Down. Prospect Park, Brooklyn.
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CASABLANCA OUTDOOR FILM // August 22nd 7pm // Free
Tram over Roosevelt Island to watch Casablanca, the final summer movie. Firefighter's Field, Roosevelt Island.
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MORBID ANATOMY FLEA MARKET // August 30th 12pm - 7pm // $1
Who doesn't need some bones and taxidermy? Curiosities galore for sale at The Bell House. Gowanus, Brooklyn.
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SECRET GARDEN COMEDY // August 30th 6pm // $15
Stand up comedy and Sixpoint beer in Darling's townhouse boutique secret garden. West Village, Manhattan.
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POP CURATED 8/3 - 8/6 [Click here to read the full newsletter!]
DAY BREAKER BOAT EDITION // 8/4 6am - 9pm // $40
Wake up at 6AM and dance your heart out on a boat before heading to work. Pier 40, Manhattan.
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THE FUTURE IS WHATEVER // 8/5 7:30pm // $15
Nitehawk Cinema's collection of short films take a look at what it means to be present. Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
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VAN LEEUWEN ICE CREAM // 8/6 6pm // $5
Van Leeuwen founders share their company's story with delicious samples. Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn.
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BROOKLYN GRANGE OPEN HOUSE // 8/8 11am - 4pm // FREE
Get some fresh air and fresh produce at the world's largest commercial rooftop soil farm. Long Island City.
SUMMER STREETS // 8/8 & 8/15 7am - 1pm // FREE
Seven miles of New York City's streets will be opened up for everyone to play, run, walk and bike. Manhattan.
THE PATH SOCIAL // 8/12 7pm // $45
Spice up your week with meditation, a wisdom talk, wines and healthy foods with The Path. Soho.
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WALL-E AT THE INTREPID // 8/13 6:15pm // FREE
WALL-E on The Intrepid flight deck, introduced by Columbia's Mechanical Engineering professor. Midtown West.
FRINGE FESTIVAL // 8/14 - 8/30 // $18
Over 200 musicals, mash-ups, comedies, tragedies, performance art + more at 20 stages across NYC.
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JAZZ AGE LAWN PARTY // 8/15 & 8/16 11AM - 5PM // $55
Get your Gatsby on with St Germain cocktails, the charleston dance and views of the city. Governor's Island.
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BRYANT PARK YOGA // Tuesdays 10AM & Thursdays 6PM // FREE
Unleash your zen at free yoga in Bryant Park even Tuesday & Thursday through September. Bryant Park.
POP CURATED 7/20 - 8/2 [Click here to read the full newsletter!]
IN THE GLOW OF A BREATHING SPHERE // 7/21 - 7/23, 7/28 & 7/30 // FREE
The Fridman Gallery has transformed into a LED installation accompanied by a program of sound and spoken-word performances from various artists. 7:30PM Doors, 8PM Performance. Soho, Manhattan.
STARGAZING ON THE HIGHLINE // 7/21 & 7/28 // FREE
Every Tuesday through October join the Amateur Astronomers Association at dusk on the High Line to gaze at the stars, planets and moon. 8-9PM. High Line West 14th St, Manhattan.
PIONEER WORKS SCIENTIFIC CONTROVERSIES // 7/22 // FREE
Janna Levin, Astrophystic in residency at Pioneer Works discusses the question "Is Reality Beautiful?" with Nobel Laureates and Physics Professors Frank Wilczek & Glennys Farrar. Food trucks, drinks & music. Doors 7PM. Red Hook, Brooklyn.
CREATIVE MORNINGS // 7/24 // FREE
Georg Petschnigg, the Co-Founder and CEO of FiftyThree, Inc, speaks to the global monthly breakfast lecture series theme of collaborate. Coffee, breakfast and a room of creatives to kickstart your Friday morning. 8:30 AM. Gowanus, Brooklyn.
RSVP here on 7/20 at 11AM (tickets go fast)!
MISTER SUNDAYS // 7/26 // $15
Dance your heart out in the courtyard of Industry City and then fuel yourself with the best tacos of Sunset Park. 3PM. Sunset Park, Brooklyn.
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FOOTLOOSE IN BRYANT PARK // 7/27 // FREE
It's not summer in New York without watching at least one free outdoor movie. Watch the classic film Footloose in iconic Bryant Park. 5PM lawn opens for seating, film begins at Sunset (8-9pm). Bryant Park, Manhattan.
GOOD BEER FESTIVAL // 7/30 // $65
Celebrate good craft beer and great food at Edible Manhattan's beer and food pairing festival. 6PM. Midtown, Manhattan.
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FULL MOON FESTIVAL // 8/1 // $70
The 5th year of Full Moon Festival promises an epic new location at Brooklyn Mirage including 20 ft high living walls, a superb music line-up and out of this world food choices. 3PM. East Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
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WHISKEY, WAFFLES & WORKSHOPS // 8/2 // $30
Drink whiskey poured by the founder of NY Distilling Company, make a waffle and deck it out with topping and participate in a workshop to learn how to make a kite. Then fly your kite in McCarren Park with your new friends. 11AM. Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
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AMAZON POP UP LOFT // FREE
Amazon's Pop Up Loft in the heart of Soho is hosting free workshops, bootcamps and answering web service questions through the end of September. Register for a session or drop in for a free coffee. Monday - Friday 10AM - 6PM. Soho, Manhattan.