Due to the mini session there are no big college events.
All events are in Brooklyn unless noted and most are free. Many are bars so check if under age. If you can’t drink you might be able to eat there.
The Library Cafe will close Thursday 9:45 pm, closed Friday and open Saturday at 10 pm. The Library is open 9 am-4:45 pm and closed Saturday and Sunday.
Wednesday, Jan. 17: Arts and Media Creative Careers Conference, 10 am- 3 pm. Target audience: students in the school of visual media and performing arts and students interested in the majors. Location: on campus. Location provided to confirmed attendees.
Event will help students understand their career options in the areas of arts and media. Expose them to alumni and employers who can share their career path, career options and advice. There will be a light breakfast and lunch provided. http://portal.brooklyn.cuny.edu
Request a Spot. Students will be selected based on major, recommendation and answers to the questions from the registration form.
Smooth-Talkers Public Speaking & Interview Skills Club, 4-6 pm. James Hall. Smooth-Talkers will allow you to practice how you might present these major topics to employers in an informal networking opportunity, a job fair, or a formal interview online or in-person. This fun an interactive training club directed by Magner Center Staff, 3203 James Hall. Register under the Career tab.
Off-Campus: Silver Sound Showdown Music and Video Festival featuring five live bands, and 21 music videos.
Brooklyn Bowl, 7 pm, 21+, $5-$8. 61 Wythe Ave. between N. 11th and N. 12th Streets.
Brooklyn Raga Massive Weekly, 8 pm, $15 ($10 in advance). The Indian band welcomes the Arun Ramamurthy Trio for a concert, followed by a jam session at 10 pm. Art Cafe and Bar, 884 Pacific St. at Underhill Avenue.
Brooklyn During the American Revolution, 6:30 pm. Brooklyn historian Bob Furman will discuss the borough’s role in the American Revolution through the use of “the Sproule Map,” one of the few maps of the area from that time. Brooklyn Public Library Fort Hamilton Branch, 9424 Fourth Ave. at 95th Street.
Thursday, January 18:
Career 101: Orientation to the Magner Center – Juniors/Seniors/Graduate Students, 12-1 pm, Library, Room 242. http://tinyurl.com/magnerorientation***
To register under the career tab. http://portal.brooklyn.cuny.edu
To join or not to join; that is the question, 6:30 pm. A child psychiatrist discusses the pros and cons of letting your tween join social media. MS 447, 500 Pacific St. at Third Avenue.
Image Drink. Meet new people, drink, and break the ice with drawing games that will get your creative impulses firing. One drink and drawing supplies included. Randolph Beer, 7 pm, $20, 82 Prospect St. at Pearl Street.
Hit Parade Podcast Live with Ted Leo, 7 pm, $30. Pop-chart analyst and critic Chris Molanphy discusses B-side hits throughout pop history, featuring special guest musician Ted Leo. Bell House, 149 Seventh St. at Third Avenue.
Friday, January 19: Rising Stars: Career and Major Conference, 10 am-4 pm. Help for careers and choosing a major. The conference will include career workshops and a panel. There will be a light breakfast and lunch provided. Register.
Off-Campus: Blade Runners, Friday, 7 pm and 9:45 pm. Saturday, 5:45 pm and 8:30 pm, Sunday, 3:30 pm and 6:15 pm, $4 Blade Runner $7, Blade Runner 2049. Watch the original “Blade Runner: The Final Cut” and its sequel, “Blade Runner 2049” back-to-back. Syndicated, 40 Bogart St.
Brooklyn Writers Space Reading Series, 7:30 pm. Readers this month include Gayle Kirshenbaum, Rachel Kash, and Sally Kohn. Books Are Magic, 225 Smith St. at Butler Street.
Miss Communication, 7:30 pm, $15. A group of animated dancers perform an array of characterizations from the poetic to the absurd. 100 Bogart St. between Johnson Avenue and Ingraham Street.
Utopia-Works-In-Progress Showing, 7:30 pm. What does utopia mean to you? Dance and visual art combine to explore the idea of an internal utopia. NARS Foundation, 201 46th St. at Second Avenue, fourth floor.
A Hanky and a T-T-T-Top Hat, 8 pm, $15, advance tickets suggested. A new autobiographical solo show from magician Bobby Torkova, about his journey from a stuttering little boy who stutters to becoming a professional magician. Coney Island USA, 1208 Surf Ave. at W. 12th Street.
Into the Hot, Out of the Cool, 8 pm, $25 ($20 in advance). Kit Fitzgerald and Peter Gordon team up for a performance of large-scale video paintings accompanied by a six-piece musical ensemble. Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave. at Third Avenue.