This Week in the City: Exhibition Opening, War Conference, Party, and Dance Class

The feeling of spring may have failed to arrive in New York City on its official date, but new events have sprung in the city! Check out a few rad things you can do without warm rays of sunshine, happening This Week in the City.

Foam Talent Exhibition Opening

If you've ever found yourself daydreaming about the vast possibilities of what characterizes "art," then this event may have your answer. Join other art enthusiasts for the opening night of the Foam Talent art exhibition, where you will learn about the different mediums of art and their characteristics. Not only will you be surrounded by like-minded individuals, but cool art will be on display with (likely) refreshments.

Hours: Mar. 30, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Travel Time (from TKC): ~30 mins via the 2/3

Cost: FREE, RSVP via link


America in a Time of War: City, Economy and Politics, 1914-1918

Calling all PPE majors! This weekend, join some of Columbia’s most brilliant professors, as well as guest speakers from other reputable universities, for a three-day conference on World War I. The conference will cover every aspect of the first world war, from politics to economics to preceding events. With plenty of food breaks, great company, and intellectual speakers, it is an event you will not want to miss!

Hours: Mar. 30, 5:00 p.m. – Apr. 1, 12:00 p.m.

Travel Time (from TKC): ~40 mins via the 1

Cost: FREE, must email to register



Dance Yourself Clean

Shake off the accumulated stress from the week at this indie-pop dance party hosted at one of New York’s coolest music venues. Bring your friends or come alone, either way the DJs are sure to make your night unforgettable. By the early morning, you will have actually danced yourself clean!

Hours: Mar. 31, 10:00 p.m. – 3:30 a.m.

Travel Time (from TKC): ~30 mins via the J

Cost: $12, buy tickets via link


wAVes Dance Class

Whether you have been classically trained since your toddler years or you're a novice, this dance class hosted by wAVes Dance Company is open to all dancers. Focused on positive vibes and the unleashing of your artistic talents, this hour-long dance session will guide you to rejuvenation of your spirit through selected moves. Check out this cooler version of yoga!

Hours: Apr. 1, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Travel Time (from TKC): ~25 mins via the A/C or N/R

Cost: $10, buy tickets via link