The storm has passed and there’s plenty of reasons to get back out there.
With the city recovering from the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Sandy last week, countless residents are still in dire need of help. For those with the time and resources, the Gothamist has compiled a really useful list of volunteer and donation opportunities. Check their recommended links at the bottom of their article for more ways to lend a hand.
As paradoxical as it may sound, a great way you can support the city’s recovery is by treating yourself to a nice meal. Eater lists numerous restaurants across the city that are donating part of their revenue and accepting food donations to help those hit worst by the storm.
Finally, don’t forget about New York’s myriad cultural opportunities and that the art community also relies on your continued support to pull through this misfortune.
Despite playing a pivotal role in Latin America’s Cinema Novo and enjoying cult status amongst cinephiles, Glauber Rocha’s films are still notoriously hard to get a hold of. Head over to MoMA tonight for a taste of the director’s subversive genius in Der Leone Have Sept Cabeças.
Fans of The Who should check out the BAMcinématek, where the series of films spawned by the Brit rockers’ music is screening until Nov 15. First up: the mod classic Quadrophenia in 35MM.
For the last night of their celebration of the Judson Dance Theater’s 50th anniversary, Anthology Film Archives are screening a collection of the group’s shorts as well as Cry Dr. Chicago, a rare and hilariously bonkers gem of 60s underground cinema.
Brooklyn’s WORD bookstore is holding a series of readings with the unifying concept that the authors’ books have all been graced with a blurb by Gary Shteyngart. The blessed authors for the occasion are Rachel Shukert, Matt Dojny, Gideon Lewis-Kraus and Karolina Waclawiak.