Week day events and some Saturday

Shoveling jobs. Go to  to find opportunities that connects people in need of snow removal with college students that are willing to shovel snow to earn extra money.

All events are in Brooklyn unless noted and most are free. Wednesday, January 11: NY1 News Visit, off campus, 2-4 pm, Meet the Executive Producer/Hiring Manager at NY1 News as she discusses various internship and career opportunities. Learn about the skills and qualities they seek in potential hires. Register at: http://tinyurl.com/ny1visit.

Drunk TED Talks, 8 pm, $5, the world’s premiere source of highly intelligent people talking about weird stuff they care deeply about while extremely drunk (with PowerPoints). This week’s topic: putting the past away at Littlefield Bar, 622 Degraw St. between Fourth and Fifth Avenues.

Devour Hour Comedy, 8 pm, a free monthly comedy show featuring Brantley Brice, Sam Taggart, Kerry Coddett, and free dumplings at Hank’s Saloon, 46 Third Ave. at Atlantic Avenue.

Several days: Ice Skating. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 am to 6:30 pm, Fridays, 10 am to 9 pm, Saturdays, 11 am to 9 pm, Sundays, 11 am to 9 pm until Tuesday, Feb. 28, $6 ($9 weekends: Skate rentals extra). LeFrak Center at Lakeside, 171 East Dr. at Ocean Avenue, Prospect Park.

Thursday, January 12: Teach for America (All Majors), 11 am-2 pm, off-campus. Do you want to teach but did not major in Education? TFA recruits, trains, and supports talented and ambitious individuals to lead a classroom. Come learn about their application process, deadlines and how to be part of a powerful network of leaders who have become teachers in low-income rural and urban schools and are making a profound impact on communities. BE ON THE FRONT LINES OF CHANGE.  Register  http://tinyurl.com/TFA2017.

Information Session: Barry R. Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema, 6:30-8 pm. Meet with Academic Program Manager, Matthew Moore, for an information session about the graduate film programs and a tour of the facility. Barry R. Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema, Steiner Studios, 25 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn. RSVP http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/gradevents. Travel directions: Subway: take the G train to Clinton-Washington, then 12-15-minute walk. Bus: take the B57 along Flushing Avenue, or the B54 (Myrtle Ave), B62 (Park Ave) and B69 (Vanderbilt Ave).

“Breakfast at Tiffany’s”, photos about the movie, 7 pm. In conjunction with the exhibition “Truman Capote’s Brooklyn: The Lost Photographs of David Attie,” we explore Truman Capote’s many inroads to the silver screen, starting with this iconic Hollywood adaptation. Brooklyn Historical Society. 128 Pierrepont St. at Clinton Street.

Standard Time Comedy Show, 8 pm. A comedy talk show hosted by Gideon Hambright and Nasser Khan, with guests Anders Lee, Hannah Cowger, Jim Search, and a special guest interview with Luke Mones. Pacific Standard, 82 Fourth Ave. between Bergen Street and Wyckoff Place. Tickets. 

Friday, Jan. 13: Brooklyn Navy Yard-Inside Industry Tours 9:30 am, $20. Tour some of the 330 businesses in the thriving industrial park. With visits to woodworking shops, spacesuit makers, and the new technology center. Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92, 63 Flushing Ave at Carlton Avenue. For directions see Information Session: Barry R. Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema above.

Machu Picchu Info Sessions, Fridays, 6 pm till Jan. 27. Peruvian expert and native Jose Ugarte discusses the Inca Trail, and offers a free Peruvian cocktail to guests. Pollo D’Oro, 306 Gold St. between Johnson and Tillary Streets.

Nerd Nite, 7 pm, $14 ($10 in advance). Funny-yet-smart presentations that have no theme whatsoever. This week includes the science of hangovers and the history of music videos. Littlefield, 622 Degraw St. between Fourth and Fifth Avenues.

Dancify That, 7:45 pm, $18. Dancers compete to create new moves inspired by viral videos in the fun live game show. Brooklyn Arts Exchange, 421 Fifth Ave. at Eighth Street. http://dancifythat.com

Healing Songs From The Tone World, 8 pm, $20. A night of vocal music by bassist, improviser, and composer William Parker at Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave. at Third Avenue.

Wasabassco’s Nasty Women, 8 pm, $20. Burlesque by superstar performers from NYC and beyond, this performance a revolutionary evening of girls and glamour, tease and transformation, come celebrate the passionate and the powerful at the Bell House, 149 Seventh St. at Third Avenue.

Friday and Saturday: Funeral Doom Spiritual, 7 and 10 pm, daily, $30. M. Lamar, from “Orange is the New Black” performs a musical exploration set a century into the future, exploring the apocalyptic imagery found in Negro Spirituals at the National Sawdust, 80 N. Sixth St. at Wythe Avenue.

32nd Annual Golden Festival, $30-$80.  A two-day festival of Balkan music and dance, with four simultaneous music stages.  Friday 7:30 pm, Saturday 6 pm. Grand Prospect Hall, 263 Prospect Ave. between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.



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