THINGS TO DO
Girls’ Night In NYC Book Club: The Immortalists, Buzzfeed, 111 East 18th St, 13th Floor – Gramercy Park, 7pm – 8:30pm
Girls’ Night In is kicking off the new year with “The Immortalists” by Chloe Benjamin. Gather with other women in NYC for a great book discussion and small bites. In addition to lively discussion, the event will also feature a book swap! Bring a book that you’d like to pass on to a new friend. $10.
Valley of the Boom: Lessons from the Dot-Com Bubble, The Loft In Flatiron, 20 West 23rd St, 7pm – 9pm
National Geographic’s docudrama series Valley of the Boom revisits the birth of Silicon Valley through the 2001 dot-com bubble, profiling three of the era’s biggest stories, including theGlobe.com, one of the first-ever social media sites. Join a conversation, moderated by The Atlantic’s Taylor Lorenz, that reunites theGlobe.com’s founders, Todd Krizelman and Stephan Paternot, to talk about what Valley of the Boom got right about the nascent days of the Internet. Free. RSVP.
Residency Showcase Opening Reception, Con Artist Collective, 119 Ludlow St – LES, 7pm – 10pm
Con Artist Collective presents new work by artists Moody Marinaro, Ryan Sias, Victoria Anine, Andrea Bass, Zinaida Kubar and Robert Larson. Free. RSVP.
Cabronis, House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave – Brooklyn, 10pm – 4am
Join a weekday culture clash featuring the best in dancehall, soca, reggaeton, dembow, afrobeat, and hip-hop beats. Free. RSVP.
Luna Haruna, 201 Mulberry St, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.
William Tyler, Rough Trade NYC, 64 North 9th St – Brooklyn, Jan. 23 (Wed.), 7pm, Free.
Heather Morgan, Kelley Swindall, Berlin, 25 Avenue A – East Village, 7:30pm, $10.
FACS, Slippery Stairs, Saint Vitus, 1120 Manhattan Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.
Shop Talk, The Wants, Lola Pistola, ZZZWalk, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.
Not a Therapist: A Stand Up Comedy Advice Show w/ Madelein Smith, Chris Hamilton, James Tison, The Lantern Comedy Club, 167 Bleecker St – Greenwich Village, 7:45pm, Free, RSVP.
Side Ponytail w/ Kunal Arora (ESPN Sportscenter), Jeff McBride (Let’s Talk About Sets podcast), Franqi French (We TV, Stand Up NY), Mary Cella (New York Times), Mara Marek (SiriusXM), Friends and Lovers, 641 Classon Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5 suggested donation.
The Best News Comedy w/ Thiago Macklin Lima, Jill Weiner, Calvin S. Cato, Melissa Diaz, Adrien Odate, Hosted by Katharyn Henson, Starr Bar, 214 Starr St – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.
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