Art by Christian Robinson

myNewYorkeye--what's in it for you--suggests that you tap your inner artist and paint!

This is a perfect opportunity to jump start the adventurous side of your nature and have some fun!  You are New Yorkers' live a lot.

This new adventure involves a bottle of wine and a paint brush and you can bring a friend or two.

BYOBW:  Bring your favorite bottle of wine and release your inner-artist at the coolest book store in the city with their painting class!

These classes are perfect for beginners, so grab your friends, coworkers, plan a unique date night, or fly solo and meet some creative people. 

It's also a great way to decorate your apartment because you are sure to go home with a painting you can be proud of.

All materials included in art class.

Paint class inspired by award winning illustrator,Christian Robinson.

Fee: $30 per person (2 hour class) - bring wine, beer or other drink of choice, must be 21 or over at attend event. Pre - registration suggested, limited seating! 

Author panel: Celebrate Black History Month  

Saturday, February 21, 5:00pm - 7:00pm  

This reading will feature the works of Clarissa Mendez, author of "The Empowered Woman: Purpose, Passion, and Possibilities; Kevin Alberto Sabio, author of In My Lifetime: Funny Stories of Life Experiences; and Robert Oriyama'at, author Heaven O Hell: Black Omen.

Information session for writers!  

Friday, February 27, 6:00pm - 8:00pm 

Calling all writers and aspiring writers! 

Learn about residencies, grants and writing programs, meet local authors and get inspired to take your writing career to the next level. Hear from Luis Jaramillo, director of theSchool of Creative Writing at the New School and author of The Doctor's Wife; VONA alumni Glendaliz Camacho and Emilia Fiallo; and Wo Chan from Poets & Writers.
VONA/Voices is the only multi-genre workshop for writers of color in the nation, brings writers of color from the margins to a community where their work is centralized and honored. 

Poets & Writers is the nation's largest nonprofit literary organization serving poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers.
Free event!