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Heidi Swanson. Near & Far: Recipes Inspired by Home and Travel
THU. 09/17 | 6:00PM @ OMNIVORE BOOKS
Known for combining natural foods recipes with evocative, artful photography, Swanson circled the globe to create mouthwatering vegetarian dishes.
ADMISSION: FREE

Opening Night Candelaria, Cine+Mas SF Latino Film Festival
FRI. 09/18 | 7:00PM @ VERDI CLUB
Let’s celebrate this milestone 7th year with live music, dancing, light apps and drinks. Price of admission includes a complimentary drink.
ADMISSION: $15

New Belgium’s Tour de Fat
SAT. 09/19 | 10:00AM @ LINDLEY MEADOW, GOLDEN GATE PARK
The event kicks off with a costumed bicycle parade that winds through Golden Gate Park followed by eclectic entertainment from musical acts to yo-yo performers, bike contests and even vaudeville acts.
ADMISSION: FREE

Small Press Traffic: A reading & conversation with HUGO GARCIA-MANRIQUEZ & DOLORES DORANTES
SUN. 09/20 | 5:00PM @ ARTISTS’ TELEVISION ACCESS
Small Press Traffic Literary Arts Center promotes and supports writers from all over the globe—particularly those who push the limits of how we speak and think about the world.
ADMISSION: $7

Le Butcherettes, Sister Crayon
MON. 09/21 | 9:00PM @ BRICK & MORTAR MUSIC HALL
Le Butcherettes represent the epitome of embracing the youthful spirit of individual rebellion or being crushed under the gears of society’s oppressors.
ADMISSION: $12

Saul Williams x Dinner @ Miss Ollie’s
TUE. 09/22 | 7:00PM – 10:00PM @ MISS OLLIE’S
Join Oaklanders as they dine on cornmeal fritters drizzled with wild honey and flowering cilantro, East Oakland’s own Dig Deep farms heirloom tomato salad, fresh oregano, avocado, honey powder. Twice fried green plantains, pikliz, mojo sauce. Miss Ollie’s skillet fried chicken, summer succoatash, smoked field greens
Ground Provision coconut curry, tamarind sauce, wild cilantro sauce. Hello?!
ADMISSION: $75

Matatu Festival of Stories
WED. 09/23 | 8:00PM @ STARLINE SOCIAL CLUB
You’re invited to come aboard the Matatu Festival of Stories; four days of music, film, and performance in Oakland. Presented by Blavity, VSCO & KQED
ADMISSION: $12

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 Rad Upcoming NY Events
Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row brings the high fashion runway to the mainstream in a dazzling spectacle celebrating the intersection of music and fashion.
ADMISSION: $55
One Finger Food Minimum: Lucky Cat Comedy
FRI. 09/18 | 10:30PM – 11:30PM @ THE VILLAGE LANTERN
Most comedy clubs have a drink minimum, but not the Lucky Cat hour. That’s because they have a food minimum! Choose from a $5 DOLLAR menu of quesadillas, mozzarella sticks, wings, hand cut fries, beers, all well drinks and wine! Oh, and comedians.
ADMISSION: FREE
Smart Tour Launch w/ Tanlines
SAT. 09/19 | 11:00AM – 10:00PM @ DUMBO BK
An all day festivity filled with art, music, food, street fashion and smart car test drives.
ADMISSION: FREE with RSVP10th Annual Brooklyn Book Festival
SUN. 09/20 | 10:00AM @ ST. FRANCIS COLLEGE BROOKLYN
An array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors. One of America’s premier book festivals, this hip, smart diverse gathering attracts thousands of book lovers of all ages to enjoy authors and the festival’s lively literary marketplace.
ADMISSION: FREE

Flatbush Frolic
SUN. 09/20 | 11:00AM @ FLATBUSH FROLIC
For the last 40 years, the Frolic has grown into one of New York City’s premiere street fairs, attracting over 10,000 visitors and over 150 vendors from all over Brooklyn.
ADMISSION: FREE

StarTalk Live! with Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-host Eugene Mirman plus special guests!
MON. 09/21 | 7:00PM @ BEACON THEATRE
Science meets comedy onstage. Just like the award-winning podcast and radio show, StarTalk Live! explores current events from the frontiers of science; and includes scientists, celebrities and comedians as featured guests.
ADMISSION: $35

Party Supplies, Jounce, Valley Lodge
TUE. 09/22 | 6:00PM @ BROOKLYN BOWL
Party Supplies is the stage name of Justin Nealis, a Queens-born producer and literal one man band whose handmade MPC symphonies and heartfelt stage presence blend hip-hop energy with anthemic indie hooks from bands like
Edward Sharpe and Arcade Fire.
ADMISSION: FREE entry before 7pm!

Bold: NYC’s Largest Local Artist Showcase
WED. 09/23 | 7:30PM @ HIGHLINE BALLROOM
RAW:natural born artists is an international independent arts organization that hand-selects and spotlights independent creatives in visual art, film, fashion, music, hair & makeup artistry, photography, models and performing art.
ADMISSION: $15 | fancy dress attire

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