Tonight in New York City: Watch a screening of E.T. along the South Street Seaport, brush up on your interviewing skills, or learn how to make the perfect martini. By Carly Petrone.
Front/Row Cinema: E.T.
South Street Seaport
Watch a classic Steven Spielberg film at South Street Seaport tonight. See an adorable Drew Barrymore and Henry Thomas star in everyone’s favorite ‘80s film, E.T. Watch as they try to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home in another galaxy. Movie starts at 8 p.m.
Interview with Confidence
The New York Public Library
Does just the thought of a job interview make you nervous? Stop by The New York Public Library tonight from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. and let David Lees help you through the process. He’ll teach you tools on how to stand out from other candidates including the big secret to communicating and managing interviews, how to be prepared prior to your interview, how to answer those troubling questions before you begin interviewing, as well as the three steps on how to score points during the interview. You’ll walk out feeling more confidence and ready to tackle the job market.
The 12 Bottle Bar with Lesley and David Solmonson
Meet cocktail enthusiasts Lesley and David Solmonson tonight at Word Bookstore in Brooklyn. These two just wrote a new book called The 12 Bottle Bar, which details how to make more than 200 classic and unique mixed drinks. Learn how to create everything from sours and slings to highballs and toddies. And who can forget the perfect Martini or Manhattan? Come sample some tonight during tonight’s reading. Event begins at 7 p.m. Please RSVP here.
Veselka’s 54 Minutes of Cheap 1954 Menu Prices
Starting at 6 p.m. tonight, you’ve got 54 minutes to enjoy 10-cent coffee, $1.50 pierogies, 25-cent egg creams and many other items at Veselka. The 24-hour East Village restaurant is turning back the clock to the prices the menu used to reflect in 1954. So make sure to get your 60-cent borscht and $1 blintz order in before the clock strikes 6:54 p.m. Enjoy!
Show & Tell at Madame X
Do you have a meaningful story behind your tattoo, scar, or piercing? Head over to Madame X tonight for a night of storytelling that is all based on your body mods. Sign up or just come and enjoy a cocktail. You never know, maybe you’ll get inspired to add a new piece of art to your body by the end of the evening. Event begins at 6:30 p.m.
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Carly Petrone is a freelance writer living in New York City.