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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April 2017
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Spices: A Workshop for Home Cooks

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn new techniques and tips for the deft use of spices in your home cooking in a friendly, low-stress, low-cost…

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North American Short Story Prize Celebration

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Celebrate the inaugural White Review North American Short Story Prize.

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Backfat Comedy Variety Show

April 27 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 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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May 2017

Long Story Long: May 4th Edition

May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
61 Upstairs,

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

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Sack Lunch

May 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sack Lunch is a free, long running comedy show featuring top NYC comedians alongside a musician or two. With only…

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Brooklyn Poets Workshop Showcase

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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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June 2017

Sack Lunch

June 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sack Lunch is a free, long running comedy show featuring top NYC comedians alongside a musician or two. With only…

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