Every Friday at noon, EST, Brown Paper Tickets will post upcoming events happening in the New York area. Here are hot tickets for events coming up. Check back for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.
Tonight, July 15 Hood to Coast, a film showing at indieScreen, follows four unlikely teams on their epic journey to conquer the world’s largest relay race. From a 67-year-old heart attack survivor determined to conquer the race that almost killed her, to a rookie team of animators who are utterly unprepared for the 197 mile long adventure, this character-driven documentary takes a celebratory look at personal motivation and attempting the extraordinary.
Saturday, July 16 Gotham Girls Roller Derby Boot Camp, designed for those who already know how to play roller derby, incorporates general skills as well as a focused workshop on positional and offensive blocking.
Saturday, July 16 At Cinema 16 benefit screening for Millennium Film Workshop, bands score avant-garde films live to support the experimental film foundation. The pairings: Brooklyn-based, minimal synth trio Forma with Maya Deren’s “At Land,” Brooklyn-based sound artist Nick Yulman with the 1927 film by Charley Bowers “A Wild Roomer,” Ablehearts performing to Kihachiro Kawamoto’s “Dojoji Temple,” and singer and artist Joseph Keckler with Busby Berkeley’s “Gold Diggers” of 1935.
Sunday, July 17 dinner with True Friends is Vérité Catering’s monthly, 5-course, vegan dinner for those in need of a friend.
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