We host a wide variety of public events in our upstairs space. You can find comedy shows, book launches, poetry readings, music, and more. Grab a drink, head upstairs, and enjoy the night’s event.

Got an idea for a public event? Email events@61local.com.

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February 2017

Basic Knife Skills with Steven Rosa

February 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn the basics of knife work in a friendly, low-stress, low-cost setting. Includes a demo on slicing, dicing, and mincing…

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Dissent Winter Launch: The Future of Work

February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Join Dissent editors and writers for a discussion on the Future of Work with Atossa Araxia Abrahamian, Kate Aronoff, and…

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Resisting the Trump Agenda: Teach-In and Workshop

February 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Information and action are our best tools to oppose the incoming administration. Led by Brooklyn College* faculty, this participatory event encourages public dialog and mobilization…

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Brooklyn Poets Workshop Showcase

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Our Workshop Showcase highlights the work our students and faculty have been doing together in our five-week workshops every winter/spring,…

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Backfat Comedy Variety Show

February 28 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

BackFat Variety is a free, monthly Brooklyn comedy show for smart people that has been recommended by The New York…

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March 2017

Long Story Long: March 2nd Edition!

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Long Story Long is a storytelling show created to let the audience get to know the performers a little better.…

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Low Key High Key

March 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

New Monthly Comedy show hosted by Julian Williams in 61 Local's performance space. FREE. ***Donations will be taken for the…

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