This Week in the City: Election Sundaes, Election Art, Election Lecture and Election Comedy

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Hopefully you have already mailed in your absentee ballot or have a polling station in mind because the most important event this week is Tuesday Nov. 8: Election Day. Unleash your inner politico with these events and activities, This Week in the City.  416386

Swallow your party pride, literally, with sundaes at Serendipity 3

The acclaimed restaurant Serendipity 3 will be serving the "Make America Great Again" and "I'm with HER" sundaes through Election Day. Both sundaes have nods to the candidates including a chocolate "wall" and a "liberal" sprinkle of sand tarts. Both will come with a ballot to vote for best sundae.

Hours

11:30 a.m. - Midnight

Travel Time (from TKC)

~ 20 mins via the 4/5

Cost

~ $18 per sundae (sharing is caring, also cheaper)

LINK: http://prn.to/2eecRyz


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Tune into "The Medium is the Massacre"

Inspired by the work of Marshall McLuhan and Neil Postman, this film exhibition will show films about the media and the great power it has in our society. This topic is extremely fitting given this election cycle.

Hours

Varies, multiple showtimes, see link

Travel Time (from TKC)

~ 20 mins via the R or J/Z

Cost

~ $7 - $11

LINK: http://bit.ly/2fAQg0l


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Pre-election lecture at NYU: America's image in the world

This event will be an overview of the campaign season and speculation on the potential outcomes of either administration. The panel will include a variety of people who have backgrounds from the German-speaking world. Two of the five panelists are Georg Heindl, the Consul General of the Republic of Austria at the Austrian Consulate General in New York and Dietmar Rieg, the President and CEO of the German American Chamber of Commerce in New York.

Hours

Nov. 7, 6:30 p.m.

Travel Time (from TKC)

~ 15 mins via the R

Cost

Free but RSVP required at: deutscheshaus.rsvp@nyu.edu

LINK: http://deutscheshaus.as.nyu.edu/object/io_1476480102689.html


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Live election results with comedic commentary

If you're 21 or older, head to Littlefield warehouse for Election Night Live where you can have immediate catharsis of the anxiety that is this election. Performing comedians include: Aparna Nancheria and Vinny DePonto.

Time

Nov. 8, 7:00 p.m.

Travel Time (from TKC)

~ 20 mins via the R or 5

Cost

~ $10 - $15, buy tickets here

LINK: http://ticketf.ly/2fLXK0j

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