NEW YORK (Hoodline) – From experiments exploring “romantic spark” to a jazz concert, there’s plenty to take in in New York City this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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Safety in Numbers – Blockchain, Biotechnology and Healthcare

Harlem Biospace presents a panel discussion on blockchain technology and its effects on the healthcare industry. A networking reception, including free food and drinks, will follow.

When: Tuesday, April 16, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Davis Auditorium, 530 W. 120th St.
Admission: Free
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Attraction Lab: Outer Space Edition

Intrepid Presents and Guerilla Science present Attraction Lab: Outer Space Edition. “Through a series of interactive rounds, we’ll explore how sight, touch, taste, smell and movement influence romantic desires, and how you can spice up date night, or even prepare for a voyage into the cosmos, with a new friend or your significant other,” the event’s organizer notes. Beer and wine will be available for purchase.

When: Tuesday, April 16, 7-9 p.m.
Where: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, West 46th Street
Admission: $20
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Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble featuring Malika Zarra

Come Thursday, the National Jazz Museum in Harlem and the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance present six-time Grammy Award winner, pianist, composer and educator, Arturo O’Farrill and his Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble. The group will be joined by Moroccan singer, composer and producer Malika Zarra.

When: Thursday, April 18, 8-10:30 p.m.
Where: National Jazz Museum in Harlem, 58 W. 129th St.
Admission: $20 (Early Bird); $25 (At The Door)
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‘Making and Being’: Group Agreements

On Friday, BFAMFAPhD presents its sixth installment of “Making and Being,” a series of conversations that ask: What ways of making and being do we want to experience in art classes? This conversation will be about group agreements.

When: Friday, April 19, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Hauser & Wirth Publishers Bookshop, 548 W. 22nd St.
Admission: Free
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