04/24/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

NY Assignment Desk: Eve Ensler At 92Y, Andrew W.K., Chili Cook-Off

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Protest of Israeli Ballet Performance

Advocates for Palestinian rights are holding a protest of a performance at Brooklyn College by the Israel Ballet denouncing Israel's apartheid policies through a boycott of "cultural and academic institutions that do not openly denounce Israeli crimes against Palestinians."

What: Protest
When: Sunday, February, 21
Where: Brooklyn College
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College
2900 Campus Road
Brooklyn, NY 11210

Eve Ensler

The author of The Vagina Monologues talks about her latest book, I Am an Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World, a series of original monologues that aims to inspire girls to take agency over their minds, bodies, hearts and curiosity.

What: Reading and Discussion
When: 8pm, Tuesday, February 23
Where: 92Y
1395 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10128

Ask Andrew W.K. Anything

Who is the real Andrew W.K.? After years of mystery and speculation, the man himself hosts a night of questions and promises to "answer everything."

What: Discussion and Q&A
When: 7 pm, Tuesday, February 23
Where: Santo's Party House
96 Lafayette St.
New York, NY

A Chili Cook-Off

Two Ft. Greene restaurants go head-to-head in a Chili con Carne contest, offering patrons a chance to judge their work with a beer and a shot of bourbon.

What: Food Event
When: Monday, February, 22
Where:The General Greene
229 Dekalb Ave.
Ft. Greene, NY 718-222-1510


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