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Like classical music and parties? Check out Groupmuse

We were really excited to learn about Groupmuse and wanted to help spread the word! Groupmuse organizes classical music parties--groupmuses--hosted in people's living rooms throughout the United States.

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They've got a couple of big groupmuses coming up:

Saturday, December 6 - Pioneer Works in Red Hook is hosting a 250-person capacity groupmuse! A Mendelssohn string octet will two sets. Suggested donation: $10-$15 for...

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Introducing: Vintage Visualizations

Did you want awesome prints of age-old maps and data viz? No sweat, we've got you covered with a brand-new project: Vintage Visualizations.

Once upon a time, long long ago, the United States had just fought the Civil War and was terribly embarrassed about it. "Oh goodness gracious," the government thought. "What did Europe think?"

We needed to do something that made us seem awesome, and so the Census Bureau released a series of gorgeous...

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Brainery-Recommended December Happenings

Happy holidays! Take a break from your holiday party-packed schedule and check out some of these great events!

Saturday, December 6: If rare and vintage books and hand-made journals aren't enough to pull you in, the Brooklyn Holiday Book Fair will also include a signing by Maira Kalman!

Tuesday, December 9: Chill out with SASS! Literally. This month's lecture is on polar explorers.

Friday, December 19: Feeling nostalgic for the...

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