leisure 02.17.16

Craft Classes
Hump Day

Muffins, mimosas and painting—not a bad way to spend part of a weekend. At Brooklyn Craft Company, Watercolor Postcards + Brunch happens this Saturday, February 20, 11am-2pm, $75, which includes everything.

Emily Putterman-Handler teaches Shoemaking—in this case Beginner Flats—at JCC on Mondays from 5/2-7/25, 6:30-9:30pm, $380.

Learn to make healing salves in the Garden Apothecary class at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, tomorrow night, February 18, 6:30-9, $36 plus $25 materials.

Brooklyn's Makeville Studio teaches Lathe 101: Intro to Turning, Wednesdays from 7-10pm, March 2-16. $425

At 92Y on Wednesday, April 13, 1-2:30pm, get your cacao game on with Candy Couture with Chocolate Works. $60

Introduction to Contemporary Papermaking at the best possible place—Dieu Donné—is offered monthly throughout the year as one 3-hour session, $90.

You need good soldering skills for this one: the basics of making Simple Spoons at Liloveve in Williamsburg, which involves fusing sheet, wire and tubing. March 19 and 20, 11am-5pm, $240.

In the Relief Printmaking class, you'll learn woodcut, linocut and the various steps involved. It's taught at Lower East Side Printshop on four Wednesdays starting February 17, 6-9pm, $275.

Keep things in balance to create a Printed Mobile using a linoleum block. Taught by the Manhattan Graphics Center on three Wednesdays starting April 13, 6:30-9:30pm, $295.

Create an artistic container store of your own after you learn how to make Round Boxes at Center for Book Arts, March 12-13, 10am-4pm, $325.

Adele bobbled a couple of notes? Oh, please! If you're going to lose it, do it with true diva brilliance as Leslie Uggams famously did with June is Bustin' Out All Over. And she lands that big last note! (The story behind the mishap is here).

1954 Mercury Monterey 2-door hardtop. Yes, please!

Mother Nature Father Time
Brook Benton sounds great. We have no idea what they were thinking with the choreography (if that's what it should be called)!

And while we're objectifying…Yes, this shirt featuring pole-dancing will make you a big hit with the ladies because, you know, men's clothing that objectifies women is always in style. [via: The World's Best Ever]

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