This Week in the City: Workshop, Miami History, Open Mic and Passionate Women

Whether midterms week is hitting you hard or it is a piece of cake, find your inner Einstein by checking out these rad events happening This Week in the City.

What Editors Want: Writing for the Web

If you’re looking for strategic procrastination, then this is the perfect event for you. Join highly-qualified writers at a panel discussion as they discuss how writing for the web differs from print, offer advice about how to pitch for online organizations and discuss their own personal experiences.

Hours: Feb. 28, 7:00 p.m.

Travel Time (from TKC): ~20 mins via the 4/5

Cost: FREE, register via link


Vintage Miami: Three Master Photographers' Visions of the Magic City

New York winters got you daydreaming about sandcastles and ocean waves? This unique photography exhibition will feed your bayside appetites while showing you some history. Influential photographers Andy Sweet, Charles Trainor and Bunny Yeager have documented vintage Miami from the 50’s to the 70’s, and they are sharing it with the world.

Hours: Mar. 2, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Travel Time (from TKC): ~30 mins via the 1 or A/C

Cost: FREE, register via link



Open Mic Thursdays at Kitty Kiernan's

Hosted by singer-songwriter Antonio Mancilla, this open mic night is sure to turn your stress levels down a notch. Feel free to come enjoy performances of original songs, comedy skits, poems and stories. And if you’re feeling extra brave, bring a piece of your own to share!

Hours: Mar. 2, 10:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.

Travel Time (from TKC): ~45 mins via the R

Cost: FREE, register via link


Sistas On Fire

Didn’t you know that newsicals are the new hit musicals? Come and hear four passionate women creatively tackle difficult topics such as the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the Black Lives Matter movement, women and girls, sexual exploitation, black-on-black crime and so much more. Celebrate Black History Month by checking out some dramatic monologues that range from tragedy to comedy in a musical revue that examines pressing social issues from an African-American female perspective.

Hours: Mar. 4, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Travel Time (from TKC): ~80 mins via the 4 and LIRR

Cost: FREE, except for travel, register via link


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