Hamventures NYC: Week of 2019.01.28

Monday (2019.01.28)

Kubernetes and Microservices powering modern consumer banking

What: A talk on Kubernetes and how modern enterprises are leveraging it.

When: 2019.01.28, 1900-2100

Price: FREE

Location: IBM CODE NYC

Link: https://www.meetup.com/ibmcodenyc/events/257997377/

Brief: Kubernetes is cool and the IBM Code NYC events have been relatively good at giving high level introductions to some of the newer technologies, complete with some internal advocates to answer questions you might have. If you’re interested in k8s, might be worthwhile.

Pigeon pages January reading

What: Writers reading stuff they wrote

When: 2019.01.28, 1900-2100

Price: Free?

Location: Pigeon Pages, Brooklyn

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2003470759956652/

Brief: I haven’t been to a reading in awhile but this could be cool. I don’t think that it’s poetry, probably more prose given the “literature” tag so if you go, just be warned it could really be them reading anything /shrug

Backroom speakeasy mondays

What: Every Monday, the backroom hosts musicians playing ~jazz~

When: Mondays 2130-0030 (doors at 1930)

Price: free

Location: The Backroom

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2183684015217482/

Brief: Ever since the Roost stopped doing their Thursday live music stuff I’ve been looking for an alternative. This might be it.

Tuesday (2019.01.29)

Carbon Five Hack Night

What: Open space (presumably with plenty of seats and outlets) to come and hack with others, complete with free beer and pizza

When: 2019.01.29, 1830-2230

Price: FREE

Location: Carbon Five NY

Link: https://www.meetup.com/Carbon-Five-NYC-Hack-Nights/events/hjmgpqyzcbmc/

Brief: I’ve been trying to put something similar together via Make Sessions NYC but it’s been slow to kick off so this might be a good one to try on the last Tuesday of each month.

Wednesday (2019.01.30)

DayBreaker NYC // Havana Mornings

What: DayBreaker is a cool org that puts on early morning, sober parties. This one comes with the option to add a salsa class.

When: 2019.01.30, 0600-0900

Price: $25 just dance, $40 to include salsa class

Location: Highline Ballroom

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/456644984872342/

Brief: DayBreaker is a super dope organization. If I could ever get up early enough to get to their events, I’d go infinitely more

Yahoo Finance Breakout with OpenDoor CEO Sarah Friar (IHamInterested)

What: Discussions on running businesses with people who are good at it

When: 2019.01.30, 1700-1745

Price: FREE

Location: SubCulture, LES

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/319900548622761/

Brief: #powerfulwomen #learnsomebusiness #getdatbread

Passport to Bushwick launch party

What: A launch party for Passport to Bushwick, open bar from 2100-2200

When: 2019.01.30 2000-???

Price: FREE

Location: Hart Bar

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/521539321700116/

Brief: I don’t think this event itself will be that dope, but I kinda like the idea behind the launch. Passport to Bushwick is a coupon book (go ahead, make your Jew joke) that gets you a free drink at 19 bars in Bushwick for $25. I like Bushwick, drinks, and free stuff so they might actually get my money.

Thursday (2019.01.31)

Web Animation Series: CSS & SVGs

What: Some people teach you how to do cool web stuff

When: 2019.01.31, 1830-2130

Price: $45

Location: Brooklyn Research

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/449687982233299/

Brief: I like coding, seems like a good way to get the basics and maybe even some advanced stuff on CSS / SVGs.

What is Freemasonry?

What: A lecture on what freemasonry is

When: 2019.01.31, 1830-2000

Price: FREE

Location: Robert R Livingston Masonic Library

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/209304986685259/

Brief: I have dance class on Thursday otherwise I’d probably be going to this because I do want to know what they do/how they make money/why they exist

Rust: First meeting 2019

What: First meeting of 2019 for the RustLang programming language

When: 2019.01.31, 1830-2030

Price: FREE

Location: MongoDB

Link: https://www.meetup.com/Rust-NYC/events/258157271/

Brief: Rust is cool and I want to learn more about it.

Brasstracks @ Brooklyn Steel

What: Brasstracks is playing

When: 2019.01.31 1900-2300

Price: $20+

Location: Brooklyn Steel

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/191089105151850/

Friday (2019.02.01)

Smorgasburg x VICE Night Market

What: Assorted food and drinks (not included in tickets) from popular smorgasburg vendors + djs

When: 2019.02.01 1800-2359

Price: FREEMIUM, free to get in but more perks for paying

Location: Villain

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1133563416814716/

Brief: I’ve been wanting to go to this for the past few months. Seems like it could be a very good date spot if you’ve got someone you want to go with. The $75 option for two seems expensive at face value, but if it gets you seated and drinks and, like me, you like to split the bill that’s only $37.50 for a pretty balling tie.

First fridays at the Frick Collection

What: Free gallery viewings and live music at the Frick Collection

When: 2019.02.01, 1800-2100

Price: FREE

Location: The Frick Collection

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/333159927293494/

Brief: Still haven’t been but the pictures look fun and #museums

Harlem Jazz Singers Showcase

What: A long line up of a bunch of different jazz artists

When: Every friday, 1900-2200

Price: $30

Location: Gin Fizz Harlem

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2469308953318794/?event_time_id=2469308976652125

Brief: Never been to Harlem and never been that into jazz, but this could be a good opportunity to try both

Night at the museum: Lunar new year party with BUBBLE_T (IHamInterested)

What: A lunar new year party thrown at MoMA PS1 with food, music, drinks, and access to the exhibits.

When: 2019.02.01 2000-2359

Price: $15

Location: MoMA PS1

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/296961197627745/

Brief: I still haven’t been to PS1 so this seems like a pretty awesome way to see it, see their current exhibit before it leaves on 2019.02.25, and have an odd night out. V interested in going to this one.

Saturday (2019.02.02)

Flickr photo walk

What: A photo walk to iconic places with a bunch of photographers, led by some famous photographer

When: 2019.02.02, 0900-1100

Price: FREE

Location: Manhattan

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2018102331559580/

Brief: Earlier this year I hung up my camera to focus more on my other, more core outlets but this seems like a great opportunity to meet and work with fellow, local photographers if you’re still wielding your lens (and think you can get up before noon on a Saturday).

Live Code Lab (IHamInterested)

What: Code workshops followed by showcases, all for free

When: 2019.02.02, 1130-2000

Price: FREE

Location: NYU

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/271161637076761/

Brief: If you like to play with code, this is likely the event for you. See what it’s capable of and build some dope shit yourself.

Winter Play: NYC game expo (IHamInterested)

What: A big game expo of a bunch of indie developers + free pizza

When: 2019.02.02, 1200-1700

Price: FREE

Location: Microsoft Times Square

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1067411356752461/

Brief: Free video games and pizza, why not?

Drunk Shakespeare

What: Actors take 5 shots then attempt to act out Shakespeare scenes

When: 2019.02.02, 1600 - 2359

Price: $29 (based on link)

Location: Drunk Shakespeare

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/134520524091400/?event_time_id=134520557424730

Brief: I don’t know if this will be any good but it reminds me of Drunk History and I thought that was funny so maybe this will be funny as well.

Kings of New York

What: A big dance battle / competition!!!

When: 2019.02.02, 1900-LATE

Price: $20 CASH-ONLY

Location: some random place, look at the event

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/189020755340050/permalink/227860908122701/

Brief: A bunch of people I know have started dancing recently so could be fun/educational to go and watch some established crews show their moves

Notable Ongoings

Wave, Particle, Duplex by STUDIO SWINE

What: An ongoing art show at A / D / O. They usually have cool stuff, so would expect this to be #quality.

When: Looks like it’s daily from 1000-1900 through 02.10

Price: FREE

Location: see event

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2106731669638095/


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