Thursday/Friday events at Brooklyn College and beyond


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

Thursday, October 27: Our Futures in Journalism, 6-9:30 pm, alumni speak to students and faculty about their careers in journalism and the current state of the field, Jefferson-Williams Lounge, 4th Floor.  Don Lemon (CNN), Natalie Musumeci (NY Post), Rebeca Ibarra (WNYC Radio), Rachel Silberstein (Write Stu Enterprises), Excelsior student newspaper. Possible Dream: Latin@ Arts, Communities, and Leadership Encuentro, Reclaiming ‘La Promesa’: Building Bridges and Solidarity Latin American Piano Recital from 5-6:30 pm, Woody Tanger Auditorium, Library. (more events may be at the Student Center, see flier).  Hidden Careers on College Campuses, 12:30-2 pm, Bedford Lounge, 2nd Floor, careers in Admissions, Enrollment, Communications, Human Resources and Student Life. Some transferrable skills in these areas for student development include marketing, event planning, communication, recruitment, team building and data analysis. Register under the “Career” tab
Brand Me, Fund Me, Share Me: Creating Winning Portfolios for Marketing/Social Media/Advertising Careers, 12:30-2 pm, Jefferson-Williams Lounge, 4th Floor. Learn from industry professionals on how to utilize social media to create your brand, crowd fund your creative projects and build a professional online portfolio. Register under the “Career” tab PRA with MEDO host a Horror Movie Night, 6-10 pm featuring The Conjurjing W.E.B. Building, Conference Room (Rm 146). There’s going to be a costume competition, fun activities, and trick or treating. Admission: at least one canned food item to support BC Food Pantry.  Film Screening: The Trials of Muhammad Ali, 12:15-2:15 pm, 2310 Ingersoll Hall. CLAS Student Government Fundraiser 12:15-2 pm against cancer, no room listed, check the Student Center. Newman Halloween Party 6-10 pm, wear a costume, food, drinks and games, either in the Student Center or 2401 Glenwood Road, (917) 922-3086.  Abada Capoeria 12:15-2:15 pm, Club Room (bottom floor).

OFF CAMPUS: Thursday Nights at the Brooklyn Museum free admission, 6-10 pm, exhibits and galleries. The Brooklyn Poetry Slam, 7 pm, open mic, featuring Brooklyn-based poets who response to city culture, national issues, and the exhibitions on-view, BRIC Arts Media House, 647 Fulton St. at Rockwell Place.

Friday, Oct. 28: Halloween Blow Out, 10 pm, $5, group 2 am cruise hosts an all-night dance party, with drink specials and a costume contest, Lot 45 Bushwick, 411 Troutman St. between Wyckoff and St. Nicholas Avenues. Stranger Things (With Candy) Halloween Party, 10:30 pm, $8 ($5 in advance). A nearly-All Hallow’s Eve blowout featuring nostalgia-inducing tracks from 1983 and beyond spun by DJ Steve Reynolds, a supernatural photographic experience, video projections, and so many flashing Christmas lights, Littlefield,  622 Degraw St. between Fourth and Fifth Avenues.

Saturday, October 29: “Black Violin: The UNITY Tour” at Brooklyn College. The duo combines classical music with R&B and hip-hop, $25.


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