What Else is Happening?
📚 Independent Bookstore Day
Indie bookstores across the country will host parties celebrating their unique and lively spaces. Check the link in the event page to find an indie bookstore celebrating in your area.
🦂 Mortal Kombat 11 (PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch)
The 11th installment of the super successful fighting game is launching this week. The tagline for the game is "Past Meets Present", where in story mode characters meet their past or present counterparts.
📽 Tribeca Film Festival 2019
The annual film festival celebrating storytelling in all forms kicks off this week. Among the special events is the world premiere of Danny Boyle's Yesterday, as well as special screenings celebrating the 40th anniversary of Apocalypse Now and 30th anniversary of Say Anything.
👖 Denim Day
This event encourages people to wear jeans to raise awareness of rape and sexual assault. This event was sparked in protest of an Italian Supreme Court ruling which overturned a rape conviction due to the victim wearing "very, very tight jeans".
⭐ The Best of the Rest
This is a big week of events, be sure to check the Forekast website for everything else happening this week. Below are some other events we'd like to give a shoutout to:
"But Pretzel Day. Oh, I like Pretzel Day" -Stanley. For our gluten free friends, we added a soft pretzels recipe to the event page, just use gluten free flour.
World Penguin Day marks the return of Adelie Penguins to their breeding grounds.
This Friday marks 30 years since the first Dragon Ball Z episode premiered in Japan on Fuji Television.
The Samsung's ambitious folding phone, the Galaxy Fold, is set to be release this week.
Taylor Swift's website has a countdown on her website. We're not sure what it is for, but it's probably music related.
Keep yourself up to date on all the trending holidays in the Holidays Subkast.