What’s Up This Week

Here are some of the highlights from the calendar for this week (Monday–Thursday). Remember: More info on these—and the full calendar—is here.

••• Free LunchBreak drawing lessons—on your iPhone, Android, iPad, etc.—at the World Financial Center (Monday–Thursday).

••• A Y+30 panel on how people will communicate in the future, with Josephine Dorado (Kidz Connect, Fractor.org, This Spartan Life), Hilary Mason (bit.ly), Carol Parkinson (Harvestworks, TELLUS), Eric Skiff (NYC Resistor, BarCamp), David Solomonoff (Internet Society of New York, State University of New York, United University Professions), and Jeremy Pesner. Poor Jeremy. (Monday, 92YTribeca)

••• Whole Foods Tribeca’s crafts fair, with vendors from the city—including okatk, whose coin purses are shown at left. (Tuesday)

••• This month, Pen Parentis’s salon is also a benefit for the organization—someone has to keep founder M.M. De Voe in ermine and pearls (just kidding, M.!)—with a suggested donation of $20 to listen to and mingle with authors Liz Rosenberg, John Reed, and Lena Roy. (Tuesday)

••• Deborah Treisman, fiction editor of The New Yorker, leads a reading of authors—including Gary Shteyngart, Wells Tower, and Nell Freudenberger—from the magazine’s 20 Under 40 initiative. This is a great chance to hand Triesman that manuscript you’ve spent years working on—not. (Wednesday)

••• Pelavin Gallery hosts the Art in a Box sale exhibition. There’s more info on that here. (Thursday)

••• Of course, there’s a bunch of interesting ongoing stuff, too. This week, let’s spotlight the travel photography of Rick Sammon, on view at Soho Photo through Dec. 31:


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