This Week in the City: Beetlejuice, Discussion at Columbia, Immersive Theater: Carrie, and Halloween Parade

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Fall is finally in full gear with only a week of October left! Midterms are coming to a steady close; so, get out, get going and find something to do This Week in the City. film-roll-1433330_960_720

"It's showtime," see Beetlejuice at Battery Park City

Tim Burton's '88 unsettling comedy Beetlejuice will be showing at the Battery's Rockefeller Park. According to the IMDb plot synopsis, the film is about "a couple of recently deceased ghosts [who] contract the services of a "bio-exorcist" in order to remove the obnoxious new owners of their house." Couldn't have said it better myself. There is also a costume contest f.y.i..

Hours

Oct. 28, 7:00 p.m.

Travel Time (from TKC)

Rockefeller Park

~ 15 mins via the 1, ~20 min walking

Cost

Free

LINK: http://bpcparks.org/event/slightly-scary-halloween-movie-night/


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Attend a lecture at Columbia - featuring Clinton's Senior Policy Advisor

Even if you're not a fan of Secretary Clinton, hearing from Jake Sullivan on what challenges will face the next president will be beneficial. He will also discuss Clinton's first 100 days in office and how her administration will approach foreign relations.

Hours

Oct. 27, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Travel Time (from TKC)

~40 mins via 2/3 and 1

Cost

Registration required but free, located at bottom of the page


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Immerse yourself in Stephen King's Carrie

Little Cinema No. 25 presents an immersive screening of Carrie (1978) that combines theater and film. The House of Yes takes you alongside ostracized, telekinetic teenager Carrie and her revenge on her classmates at the Prom. Miss this and you'll be sorry...

Hours

Oct. 25 & 26, 7:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

Travel Time (from TKC) 

~ 35 mins via the 4/5 and L

Cost

21+, $25 on Eventbrite

LINK: http://houseofyes.org/ (events tab)


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Dress up and walk in the Annual Village Halloween Parade

The 43rd Annual Parade starts on 6th Avenue and all you have to do is follow the crowd. The parade is one of the most popular yearly events in the City. It will be extremely fun but don't forget to go with friends and stick together, safety first! You must be in costume in order to walk in the parade; if you're just a spectator there will be giant puppets, live music, and dancers.

Hours

Oct. 31, 7:00 p.m.

Travel Time (from TKC)

~10 mins via 1

Cost

Free

LINK: https://www.halloween-nyc.com/index.php

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