This week: poetry, engineering excellence, and threesomes.
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POETRY: Philostoria @ Bowery Poetry Club ft. M. Marbella - A poetry open mic with an emphasis on sharing your story along with your work. $10
TECH: Knative: serverless computing on kubernetes @ NYC Blockchain center - Discussions on making the k8s experience feel more like serverless. Free.
TECH: 500 days of summer lightning talks @ JP Morgan with Rust NYC - Various lightning talks. Food and drinks provided. Free.
ART: Summer Tuesdays @ the Guggenheim - The Guggenheim holds extended hours (til 9), with all exhibitions open and adding music, refreshments, and special programs. Free w ticket to museum ($25 or $18 as student/senior).
POETRY: Verse in person @ Sachem Library - An open reading (complete with constructive feedback) in the library garden. Free.
TECH: Serverless NYC @ AWS Loft - Learn about serverless in the cloud
TECH: DevOps and Drinks @ Lifion - This month’s keynote is “From Nginx to Envoy - Routing in a mesh world”. Free.
SEX/SOCIETY: Pass the porn @ House of Yes - HoY is hosting video screenings and accompanying panel discussions revolving around sex, porn, and society with this occurrence’s focus on threesomes of all kinds. $17.50+
TECH: Engineering Excellence Meetup @ LinkedIn - Various talks about big, complex systems and solving the problems that come with it. Talks from folks at FB and LinkedIn. Free.
ART/DRINKS/ARTISTS: Opening reception for Burn This @ The Factory - Free drinks and munchies will be served. Free.
ART/ARTISTS: Summer 2019 open studios @ BRIC - Check out how these artists live and work, plus music, live performances, art stations, and free drinks / snacks. Free.
MUSIC/ALGORITHMS: The new wave of Livecode.nyc @ Babycastles - Livecode.nyc (an algorave collective) is showcasing new talent at Babycastles (an experimental code exhibition space). $10-20 sliding scale.
MUSIC/BOAT: Quix @ boat cruise - Quix is playing on a boat. Hope it doesn’t sink. $30+
ART: First Saturdays: Big Up Yuhself @ Brooklyn Museum - First saturdays at BK Museum brings with it live performances, music, workshops, and art talks around a central theme - this month’s, the Caribbean diaspora. Free with museum admission (which I believe is still donation-based)
PLAYA: The Annual Playa costume Bazaar @ House of Yes - Get your playa gear. It’s dangerous to go unprepared. Music, drink specials, funky outfits. Come get weird. Free.
ART: The 2019 Mail Art Biennial submission window closes on August 6th. Send in your art for a guaranteed spot in their exhibition.