Things to Do This Week: Cultural Celebrations and Interactive Events

Published March 10, 2024

From cultural discussions to playful puppy gatherings, the upcoming week in New York is brimming with exciting activities for locals and visitors alike. Enjoy a range of events celebrating education, history, arts, and animal companionship.

Indigenous Education History Discussion

Delve into the past with a talk on 'The Lettered Indian: Race, Nation and Indigenous Education in Twentieth-Century Bolivia,' featuring insights from author Brooke Larson alongside NYU experts. Registration is needed for this free event.

Dominican Dominoes Night

Immerse yourself in Dominican culture at a dominoes competition with prizes to win and free food and drinks on offer. Whether competing or spectating, register ahead to ensure a spot at NYU Engage.

Female Leadership in Beauty Industry Panel

Join a discussion on women's roles in the beauty sector with NYU professors and industry leaders during Women’s History Month. Pre-registration is required for this beneficial session.

Zoos & Environmental Justice Talk

Learn about the Bronx Zoo's role in environmental justice from an NYU doctoral candidate. This event awaits those interested in animal welfare, with prior sign-up necessary on NYU Engage.

Artistic Expression at Wix Playground

Explore your creativity with artist Hyesu Lee at Wix Playground, where all art supplies and refreshments are provided, along with a chance to secure a signed copy of Lee's book. Admission is free with online ticket reservation.

Understanding Violence in Venezuela

Attend a book discussion that examines the paradox of increased violence amid decreased poverty in Venezuela. Registration is recommended for this insightful, open-to-public event.

Mary Kelly's Work and Pedagogy

Artist Mary Kelly discusses her 'Concentric Pedagogy' technique in a session moderated by experts, diving into art critique methods. Tickets cost $8 for students with advanced booking required.

Puppy Playdate for Stress Relief

Relieve midterms pressure with some puppy playtime on the Kimmel Center's eighth floor. This NYU Program Board event welcomes students on a first-come, first-served basis.

Vintage Shopping at Sturbridge Show

Shop vintage finds from both US and UK dealers in NYC. Offering a unique experience, tickets for the Sturbridge Show are $25, available Friday and Saturday until 7 p.m.

Howard Hodgkin's Indian Art Influence

Explore the late Howard Hodgkin's engagement with Indian art in a museum dialogue. The event is free with admission at pay-what-you-wish for New Yorkers.

MoCCA Arts Festival Adventure

Discover the world of independent comics at the MoCCA Arts Festival, where artist booths and educational panels await. Tickets range from $12 for students to $25 for a two-day pass.

St. Patrick's Day Parade Celebration

Don your green and join the march or viewing throngs for the world's largest St. Patrick's Day parade, or tune in online to enjoy from afar.

Digital World Through Dance

Contemplate digitalization's impact on humanity with 'Mette Ingvartsen: Moving in Concert,' a dance performance that reflects upon our blended existence with technology. Tickets are $45.

Flamenco Festival Performance

Witness Raúl Cantizano's unique flamenco guitar concert at Joe's Pub. Integrating art and audiovisuals, tickets are $30 with a minimum purchase at the venue required.

culture, education, art, animals, history