Tonight in New York City: Learn how to cook amazing Japanese comfort food, hear Cypress Hill perform live, or check out the work of photographer Jean-Daniel Lorieux. By Carly Petrone.
Dine in Brooklyn 2014
It’s your last night to take part in Dine in Brooklyn, the event where over 150 of the best restaurants open up their doors for a delicious prix-fixe dinner (at just $25!). Support your favorite go-to spot or discover a new favorite Brooklyn dish. Just a few of participating restaurants include Graziella’s, Café E Vino, Blue Agave, Sugar Hill Super Club, Grimaldi’s, and Grand Central Oyster Bar Brooklyn. Can’t wait until dinner? Some places will be offering two-for-$15 lunch specials. Check website for more details.
Cook, Meet Book: Japanese Soul Cooking
Whole Foods Market
Learn how to make authentic Japanese comfort foods straight out of Tadashi Ono and Harris Salat’s acclaimed 2013 cookbook, Japanese Soul Cooking, tonight at Whole Foods Market. Head over to the Bowery Culinary Center at 6:30 p.m. for this hands-on demonstration. What’s on the menu? Kake Soba with Ebi Furai, Tadashi’s Lamb Curry, Lettuce Salad with Ginger-Carrot Dressing, and Osaka-Style Okonomiyaki (meat-cabbage pancakes). Class costs $45. Please reserve your spot here.
Best Buy Theater
Cypress Hill kicks off Halloween Eve with a live concert tonight at Best Buy Theater. The rap-rock quartet has sold more than 11 million records since its formation back in 1988. They’ll perform along with La Coka Nostra, Immortal Technique, and Vinnie Paz as part of Haunted Hill 2014. Get your tickets and party until, well, Halloween. Tickets range from $33.50-$40 and concert begins at 8 p.m.
Jean-Daniel Lorieux: Seducing the Lens
Stop by the French Institute Alliance Francaise after work to check out Seducing the Lens, the latest exhibit by Jean-Daniel Lorieux. His work in Vogue, Dior, and Lanvin has turned fashion photography into sensual iconography since the 1970s. Get a closer look at the powerful female-driven portraits he’s been creating for decades. Gallery is open until 6 p.m. Exhibit runs through December 6th.
Here Lies Love
Be in the center of the action during the performance of Here Lies Love, the revolutionary musical experience from David Byrne and Fatboy Slim. This immersive show retraces the astonishing journey of Filipina First Lady Imedla Marcos from her meteoric rise to power to her descent into infamy and the People Power Revolution. This 360-degree multimedia spectacle brings together the passion of politics with heart-pounding dance beats. Come find out for yourself tonight starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $99.
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Carly Petrone is a freelance writer living in New York City.