Hamventures NYC: Week of 2019.08.05

Published: 2019-08-04 23:21:07 -0400 -0400

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This week: sustainability, politics, and video games.

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Monday (2019.08.05)


Tuesday (2019.08.06)

ART: Summer Tuesdays @ Guggenheim - The Guggenheim stays open late on Tuesdays (til 9PM) so you can see all the exhibits after work. Music, refreshments, and special programs are promised. Free with price of admission.

POLITICS: Politics Live: Covering the 2020 election @ The Times Center - Various experts will chat about their experience and how it relates to the 2020 race. $40

SUSTAINABILITY/ACTIVISM: Problem solvers presented by Arc’teryx @ REI - Shining a spotlight on the people and organizations that are working for change. Free

Wednesday (2019.08.07)

MUSIC: Bon Iver i,i listening party @ Turntable Lab - A free listening sesh of the LP 3 weeks before it hits stores.

GAMES: Playtest night @ Wonderville - local indie game devs get together periodically to show off their works-in-progress. Drop in to play some games and provide feedback to the devs. $5 suggested donation

EXPERIENCE: Amateur Burlesque Night @ House of Yes - Free

Thursday (2019.08.08)

ART: Priority Mail 2019 opening reception @ Ground Floor Gallery - The Priority Mail exhibition displays pieces mailed to the gallery from around the world. Free to attend, pieces of 100+ artists will be displayed, everything for sale.

TECH: Interactive development with F# @ Microsoft - The NYC .NET Developers group walks through the usage of F# with Jupyter Notebooks

TECH: Data science focus: Problem Solving in Finance - Data Science For All: New York presents panelists in the finance industry discussing the role of data science at their companies

TECH: Building visual search at Jet.com @ Two Sigma - Food and drinks provided

Friday (2019.08.09)

MUSIC: Adventure Club @ Marquee - $30

Saturday (2019.08.10)

YOGA: Art & Yoga @ Brooklyn Museum - Great way to start the morning with a yoga sesh in the museum’s bright courtyard followed by a stroll through the galleries. Entrance to the museum is included with ticket to yoga. $16

MUSIC: Fool’s Gold Day Off 2019 @ Knockdown center - Various artists playing all afternoon at Knockdown Center. Free with RSVP before 3PM, $25 with RSVP after 3PM at the door, or $20 on-line in advance

Sunday (2019.08.11)

MUSIC: The Lot Radio’s summer of lot @ Industry City - The Lot Radio is bringing another day-time music event to one of Industry City’s many courtyards. This is a great, cheap way to check out the Industry City complex. Free.

Notable Ongoings

FOOD: Smorgasburg is happening every weekend - Fridays at WTC (1130 - 1900), saturday in Williamsburg and Sunday in Prospect Park (1100-1800)

MUSIC: Summerstage is going strong all summer long with ~weekly free shows in the park

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