Tuesday/Wednesday events

Most Brooklyn College events are in the Student Center (SUBO) unless noted. All other events are in Brooklyn unless noted and most are free

Tuesday, October 11:

No classes scheduled.

The Magner Center Personal Statement Writing Seminar

When: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Where: 1207 James Hall

See: http://portal.brooklyn.cuny.edu

Description: This workshop will provide students with tips, tools and feedback on all things related to personal statements for law school applications.

To register,

Please visit:


under the “Career” tab.

Study Abroad 1.0 – Information Session

When: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Where: 1108 Boylan Hall

See: http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/internationaleducation

Description: Learn about opportunities to study and research abroad, how financial aid can apply to your international experience, and how credits abroad can apply to your degree requirements with this general information session! Our study abroad advisor will be available to answer your questions. Held every Tuesday at 1:00PM in 1108 Boylan Hall, Office of International Education & Global Engagement.

“Brooklyn Raga Massive: Raga Jazz Messengers”

The group features a dynamic lineup of NYC’s finest improvisers, whose music bridges the cultural heritage of South Asia and America.

Where: BRIC Arts Media House | 647 Fulton St. at Rockwell Place |   (718) 683–5621

Web site: http://www.bricartsmedia.org

When: 7 pm

“Honk NYC!” Kickoff Party

Celebrate the raucous annual international street band extravaganza with performances by Slavic Soul Party and Nevermind Orchestra.

Where: Barbes | 376 Ninth St. at Sixth Avenue |   (718) 965–9177

Web site: http://www.barbesbrooklyn.com

When: 7 pm

“Our Bodies, Our Stories: A Feminist Storytelling Fundraiser”

Poetry, comedy, music, and stories from some of New York’s most badass feminist performers, all sharing on topics of sexuality, identity, feminism, and more

Where: Bell House | 149 Seventh St. at Third Avenue |   (718) 643–6510

Web site: http://www.thebellhouseny.com

When: 8 pm

How much: $25

Clinton Heylin

Famed Bob Dylan profiler and author Heylin presents on his latest book, “Judas! From Manchester to the Free Trade Hall, a Historical View of the Big Roo.”

Where: Spoonbill & Sugartown | 218 Bedford Ave between N Fourth and N Fifth streets

Web site: http://www.spoonbillbooks.com

When: 8 pm

How much: Free

Wednesday, October 12:

FEN by Caryl Churchill (A Mainstage Production)

When: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Where: Walt Whitman Theatre

Cost: Students $10, Seniors $12, General Admission $15

See: http://www.brooklyncenter.org/buy-tickets/calendar-of-events/view/Caryl-Churchills-Fen/

Description: “People aren’t evil and people aren’t good. They live how they can one day at a time. They come out of dust they go back to dust, dusty feet, no wings, and whose fault is that?” — Caryl Churchill.

In a companion work to her Obie-winning 1982 play TOP GIRLS, Caryl Churchill penned FEN, an unforgettable mosaic of the lives of England’s “bottom girls” — landless tenant farmers, whose longing for release from the dirt and toil of agrarian life is supplanted by the brutal struggle for survival in the Fenlands. Drawing on interviews of inhabitants of the Fens and digging deep into the lore of its grit, Churchill brings us a parable for our times, where multinational corporations rape and reap the rewards of the land, while workers stay bound to the soil.

“Drunk Science Presents: Population Genetics”

Three intoxicated comedians compete to present the best scientific dissertation to a panel of real scientists. This week’s focus is population genetics.

Where: Littlefield | 622 Degraw St. between Fourth and Fifth avenues |   (718) 855–3388

Web site: http://www.littlefieldnyc.com

When: 8 pm

How much: $8 ($5 in advance).


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