Need some inspiration to get out of the warm house? Don’t miss these great local events.
Monday, Jan. 28
Brush up on your writing skills—free of charge. Brooklyn Public Central Library will host its weekly Free NYWC Writing Workshop for authors, poets and journalists (aspiring or practicing) from 3 to 5 p.m. Click here for more information.
Tuesday, Jan. 29
Listen to some of the borough's funniest people at BackFat, a comedic variety show held at 61 Local. (Tagline: "Come for the comic chops, stay for the offal puns.") Featuring New Yorker writer Colin Nissan, stand up comedians Sean McCarthy and Kale Bogdanovs, and filmmaker Amos Posner. 8:30 to 10:30 p.m., free. More information is available here.
Wednesday, Jan. 30
Come to A Musical Journey through Spain by Pianist Martin Soderberg at Brooklyn Conservatory of Music. "A Musical Journey" was conceived as an entertaining musical event with the purpose of winning new audiences to classical music. Like a tour guide, Martin Soderberg engages his audience throughout the journey, pointing out the wonders of each piece, inviting his audience past the barrier of notes into a more complete, meaningful, and satisfying listening experience.
Thursday, Jan. 31
Palo Santo is proud to be a pick-up site for Brooklyn's first Community Supported Fishery. Join Mermaid's Garden CSF, a model that connects fish eaters to fishermen, and pick up fresh, local and sustainable fish every week for a fair price. Look forward to eating Black Bass, Bluefish, Haddock, Monkfish, Pollock, Summer Flounder, Swordfish, Tuna, Wreckfish and more.
Friday, Feb. 1
Headbang your way into the weekend with Live Punk Rock Heavy Metal Karaoke at The Rock Shop, in which you can sing, scream and howl along with a live band churning out rock-and-roll classics. $5, starts at 8 p.m. Click here for more information.