Date: March 13–21, 2015
Asia Week New York is a nine-day celebration of Asian art throughout metropolitan New York, with non-stop exhibitions, auctions and special events presented by leading international Asian art specialists, major auction houses, and world-renowned museums and cultural institutions.
Date: Sunday, March 15, 2015 At 04:00 PM
Location: 22 West 15th Street
Organization: Tibet House
Cost: Free admission – RSVP
Key Speaker: Elizabeth Pyjov
What is self-compassion, and how is it different from self-pity, self-esteem or being self-centered? (Clue– very different). How can we use self-compassion to feel more connected to others? What does the new scientific research have to say about self-compassion as opposed to self-criticism? This lecture will discuss self-compassion as it is taught in the Stanford Medical School Compassion Curriculum and present ways to develop the skill of self-compassion.
Meditation: Lunch Break Meditation
Date: Fri, March 13, 12:30pm – 1:00pm
Location: 61 4th Ave, 3rd fl. (btw 9th & 10th)
Cost: $7/ class
Organization: The Three Jewels Outreach Center
30 minute Guided Meditation with David Ross, cheap enough and quick enough to still enjoy your lunch break.
Date: MARCH 14th & 15th 2015 • 11am – 6pm
Location: 125 W 18th St
Foodies, locavores, vegetarians, vegans, flexitarians, and those who simply want to find out more about living a healthy, sustainable lifestyle, this is the festival for you! Vegetarian food companies, restaurants, and health and wellness vendors will congregate in New York City to celebrate the delight of vegetarian food and cruelty-free living at the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival
Drink: NYC Craft Beer Festival
Date: Friday March 13 2015 – Saturday March 14 2015
Location: 68 Lexington Avenue, (25th & 26th St)
Whether you are a beer aficionado with a wealth of beer knowledge, a seasoned beer drinker, or someone who is new to the craft beer scene, Hand Crafted Tasting Co.’s Craft Beer Festivals mission is to give you the opportunity to taste a large number craft beer selections, many seasonal, in one place at one time. No matter your level of beer knowledge, you will leave knowing more than when you arrived!
Quite Place to Unplug: the Cathedral of St. John the Divine
Date: Daily 7:30 am – 6 pm
Location: 1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street
The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, a living cathedral where art, music and religion co-exist in a magnificent architectural setting, it is one of the five largest church buildings in the world.