Tuesday, January 27, 2015

This Weekend

  • Impromptu Learning: Presentation Party Night

    A booze-addled salon (pictured) where food and beer are free — but bring something to share.

    The syllabus: Past talks include "A History of Nuclear Weaponry," "The Musical Lives of NBA Stars," and "Famous Toilets."

    Sun 11p. Bat Haus, 279 Starr St. (St. Nicholas Ave.), Bushwick. Free.

    Nearby: Cobra Club; Northeast Kingdom; Mazelle

  • Digital + Art: Seven on Seven

    This conference pairs artists with technologists who present artworks and ideas, followed by a kickin' afterparty.

    Of note: Don't miss the presentations by beat-maker Fatima Al Qadiri or interactive media artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer.

    Sat noon. Tishman Auditorium at the New School, 66 W. 12th St. (6th Ave.), West Village. $40-125 here.

    Nearby: Kin Shop; Tertulia; Sammy's Noodle Shop

  • Go Green: Herb Festival

    The McKittrick Hotel honors 4/20 with a two-day opening party at its seasonal garden lounge Gallow Green.

    Hurry quick: Saturday sold out, but there are a few spots available Sunday for potent drinks and treats.

    Sat-Sun. Gallow Green at The McKittrick Hotel, 542 W. 27th St. (11th Ave.), Chelsea. $35 here.

    Nearby: Hotel Americano; Bottino; Trestle on Tenth

  • Spin City: Record Store Day

    Break out your wallet for the gems on display during Saturday's annual vinyl celebration at stores around the city.

    Our picks: To start, hit up Other MusicKim'sTurntable Lab, and Academy LPs before moving on to other indie shops.

    Sat. Various locations, full list of participating stores here. Free.

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