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This Week’s Top 8 Events – New York

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Although we’re sure you already plan out your entire social life around our stellar calendar of events, we like to highlight our favorites each week. Take a gander below but make sure to check our SF & NY calendars often since they are always being updated.

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Rad Upcoming NY Events

The Creative Cycle Benefit Show with BIG UPS/ EULA/ PAINTED ZEROS/ CHARLY BLISS
THU. 04/30 | 7:00PM @ THE SILENT BARN
This showcase of Brooklyn bands and artists benefits The Creative Cycle, a non-profit that donates art supplies to local public schools in New York City. With your support TCC will be able to supply NYC classrooms with musical instruments!

Heems with Michael Christmas, Pills, ZZZ’s, and lyes
FRI. 05/01 | 7:00PM @ BROOKLYN BAZAAR 
Music starts around 8 and goes all the way until 1 AM. As always with BK Night Bazaar, there will be copious amounts of vendors, food, beer, art, ping-pong and putt-putt.

Independent Bookstore Day
SAT. 05/02 | All Day @ Various Locations throughout NYC
It’s independent bookstore day and lots of cities across the country are celebrating in their own special way! Check out the NYC webpage to see if your favorite bookstore is participating!

Cinco de Mayo at Herald Square
SUN. 05/03 | 10:00AM @ HERALD SQUARE
Since 1999, international merchants, restaurants, food, art, craft, antique and merchandise exhibitors. Cultural and corporate displays will be on view, plus a wide variety of multi-ethnic and entertainment will be present throughout the festival.

Night School: A Lowbrow Lecture Series
Night School, presented by BuzzFeed’s Jack Shepherd and Tanner Ringerud, is like school, except at night! Also, funnier. And with beers. And jokes. And no homework. This edition of Night School will contain five hilarious and informative presentations by BuzzFeed and friends on hard-hitting topics.

Cinco de Mayo w/ Pistolera, Rana Santacruz, and Digital Guaracha
TUE. 05/05 | 7:30PM @ LE POISSON ROUGE
Rana Santacruz is a Mexican native living in Brooklyn, NY. He is considered one of the artists currently redefining the sound of Mexican American music. His music, often called “Mexican Bluegrass” or “Irish Mariachi” starts in Ireland, runs through Appalachia, swings through New Orleans, and careens across most of Mexico.

Schweid & Sons Presents the 4th Annual NY Burger Week: Beer Burger Dinner
WED. 05/06 | 6:30PM @ BEER AUTHORITY
4th Annual NY Burger Week. Each of the Burgers will be expertly paired with craft beers from Allagash Brewing Company. You’ll taste and rate all 3 Burgers and Beers as well as Beer Authority’s french fries and fried pickles.
COST: $27

Check out even MORE kick-ass events on our NYC calendar here!

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