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Tue, April 1, 2014
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Editor's Picks

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free events nyc Mozart and Russian Musical Culture
free events nyc Soccer great Pelé signs copies of his book Why Soccer Matters
free events nyc Entertainment legend Bette Midler discusses her book A View from a Broad
free events nyc Colm Tóibín, Award-Winning Novelist
free events nyc Master Class: Kazuhide Isomura, Viola
free events nyc Vicki Vasilopoulos' Men of the Cloth (2013): Documentary on Old-World Tailors
free events nyc Messiaen’s Harawi, a Notoriously Complex Modernist Masterpiece
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Tour |
This tour utilizes your feet and the New York City Subway* to transport you from Lower Manhattan, the ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free plus $6.75 metrocard; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, All-in-One Downtown Tour
Tour |
Arguably the world's most valuable, busiest and most crowded pieces of real estate, Midtown Manhattan ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Midtown Manhattan Tour
Tour |
You've seen the iconic skyscrapers, attended a Broadway show, visited Lady Liberty and relaxed in Central ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, SoHo, Little Italy & Chinatown Tour
Tour |
Learn about central banking functions that Federal Reserve System performs and see Bank's vault of international ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; reservations can be made up to 90 days in advance
Tours, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Federal Reserve Bank Tour
Master Class |
An extraordinary opportunity for connoisseurs of great music and young talent. An outstanding artist ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concerts, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Master Class: Vladimir Ovchinnikov, piano
Workshop |
A free Pilates class with a certified instructor. Begin the process toward a building flexibility, muscle ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required
Workshops, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Pilates Class
Tour |
Explore the Cathedral's newly cleaned and restored Nave. Learn about the art, architecture and history ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$6; $5 seniors/students; reservation required
Tours, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Cathedral Tour
Talk |
Colm Toibin is an Irish novelist, playwright and critic. His written nine novels including The Master, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Talks, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Colm Tóibín, Award-Winning Novelist
Jazz |
The Gotham Jazzmen bring their take on Dixieland Jazz. The band features: Ed Bonoff on drums; James Collier ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concerts, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Dixieland Jazz with the Gotham Jazzmen
Workshop |
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshops, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Learn Juggling in the Park
Park Walk |
Explore the Park’s central features including the Lake and Ramble woodland, then marvel at the views ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Park Walks, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Mid-Park Welcome Tour
Concert |
The keyboard works of Bach offered in 30-minute meditations by Patrick Allen, organist and master of ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concerts, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Bach at Noon
Tour |
A Museum Ambassador provides a 45-minute in-depth look at the unique architecture and design of the Alexander ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Tours, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, US Customs House Building Tour
Film |
The beloved comedian Charlie Hill (1951-2013) plays an Anishinaabe trickster extraordinaire who knows ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Films, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Richard Weise's Harold of Orange (1984): Comedic Short Film
Tour |
Explore the Cathedral's newly cleaned and restored Nave. Learn about the art, architecture and history ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$6; $5 seniors/students; reservation required
Tours, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Cathedral Tour
Lecture |
An extraordinary opportunity for connoisseurs of great music and young talent. An outstanding artist ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Lectures, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Mozart and Russian Musical Culture
Tour |
Although world famous, Harlem may be New York's best kept secret with some of the city's best architecture, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Harlem Tour
Concert |
Featuring students from the NYU Program in Piano Performance. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concerts, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Music with a Vue
Master Class |
Kazuhide Isomura is a founding member of the Tokyo String Quartet. Upon his arrival in this country, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concerts, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Master Class: Kazuhide Isomura, Viola
Talk |
Andrew Delbanco, prominent social critic and author of Col­lege: What It Was, Is, and Should Be, takes ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required
Talks, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Do American Colleges Have a Future?
Book Signing |
Books are to be picked up at the host bookstore. The event line will form outside the front entrance ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Book Signings, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Soccer great Pelé signs copies of his book Why Soccer Matters
Workshop |
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshops, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Learn Juggling in the Park
Gallery Talk |
Join participating Folk Couture designers for informal talks and presentations on their respective folk ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Gallery Talks, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Designer Talk: Gary Graham
Opening Reception |
Features previously unpublished work from the ground-breaking experiment using photography to help World ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Photography: The Josephione Herrick Project's Then to Now
Opening Reception |
Whatever the subject, Jungjin Lee’s pictures resonate. They are at once calming and disquieting. Untitled ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Photography: Jungjin Lee's Untitled
Discussion |
University presses continue to be a key venue for scholars to publish their work, but trade houses are ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required
Discussions, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Writing Outside the Box
Film |
An inspiring documentary portrait of three Italian master tailors who share their pride and devotion ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Films, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Vicki Vasilopoulos' Men of the Cloth (2013): Documentary on Old-World Tailors
Concert |
The Solace Ensemble is comprised of: April Johnson, violin; and Peter Seidenberg, cello. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concerts, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, The Solace Ensemble play violin and piano works
Concert |
Harawi, a 12-part song cycle, is the first part of Olivier Messiaen’s “Tristan Trilogy,” a series ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concerts, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Messiaen’s Harawi, a Notoriously Complex Modernist Masterpiece
Talk |
Learn how identity theft takes place, how to report it, and how to fix the damage to your credit score. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Talks, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Credit Scores and Identity Theft: What Can Hurt You?
Book Reading |
Join international bestselling author M.J Rose for a discussion of her mesmerizing gothic novel set in ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Book Readings, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, M.J. Rose reads from her book The Collector of Dying Breaths
Talk |
Designer and publisher Peter Bil'ak discusses Works That Work, a twice yearly magazine devoted to international ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Talks, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Works That Work: Making Magazines Today
Forum |
The global renewable energy revolution is upon us. There are many exciting developments in the sector ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Forums, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Clean Energy For All: Technology, Policy and Finance
Lecture |
A lecture by P.A. Skantze, Performance Practices, University of Roehampton, and Visiting Scholar. This ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Lectures, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Hopelessly Devoted, or the Feminist Lyre
Slide Lecture |
With Mel Haber. Judy Garland was one of the finest female popular singers of the twentieth ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Slide Lectures, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, A Tribute To Judy Garland
Workshop |
Whether you dream of writing a memoir, a personal essay or fiction, this workshop will share secrets ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required starting March 25
Workshops, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, New York Writers Workshop: Take Your Writing from Good to Great
Lecture |
Maria Hlavajova, the General and Artistic Director of BAK, the seminal curatorial research space in Utrecht, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Lectures, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, In the Times of Interregnum: New Comtemporary Realities
Symposium |
This week's guest speaker is experimental filmmaker Ernie Gehr. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Symposiums, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, NY Comics & Picture-Story Symposium
Forum |
Hear from veteran ACT UP women activists about the tactics and strategies used during the early years, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; reservations required
Forums, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, The Women of ACT UP/NY: Fight Back! Fight AIDS!
Film |
When their shantytowns are threatened with mass eviction, three “young lions” of South Africa’s ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Films, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, South African Documentary: Dara Kell and Christopher Nizza's Dear Mandela (2012)
Book Reading |
Emmy Award-Winning writer Yvette Manessis Corporon reads from her debut novel, a beautiful story about ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Book Readings, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Yvette Corporon reads from her book When the Cypress Whispers
Book Reading |
David Lowell faces his most personal case yet in this 'Starlight Detective Agency Mystery.' Join us for ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Book Readings, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Mitchell Scott Lewis reads from his book Evil in the 1st House
Book Signing |
Join the legendary Bette Midler in conversation with Judy Gold. Special Instructions: Due ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Book Signings, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Entertainment legend Bette Midler discusses her book A View from a Broad
Reading |
The long-running No Name Comedy/Variety Show brings New York's best established and upcoming authors ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; donations accepted
Readings, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, No Name presents Super Storytellers
Workshop |
These introductory meditation classes were featured in New York Magazine’s top picks (4 stars). ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$10 suggested donation
Workshops, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Introduction to Meditation
Concert |
Chanteuse Sanda Weigl and New York-based Austrian actor Klaus Pohl, a member of Vienna's venerable Burgtheater ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Concerts, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Vienna Cabaret
Screening |
Football's Fight Club by Gareth Williams, 2002, 49 min.-As unlikely as it may seem now, there ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$10 suggested donation
Screenings, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Two Short Documentaries on British Football
Concert |
Program: Molly Joyce’s Immovability (2014) Robin de Raaff’s Percussion ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free tickets required
Concerts, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, New Juilliard Ensemble performs 3 world premieres
Screening |
“Freddie and Joe” features the music of jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard and jazz tenor saxophonist ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free tickets required
Screenings, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Freddie and Joe: Jazz Trumpet and Saxophone Music
Concert |
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM Ava Nazar, piano 9:00 PM - 10:30 PM Hui Diao, piano ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concerts, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, College Piano Recitals
Concert |
Jocelin Pan, Viola. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concerts, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, College Viola Recital
Tour |
New York is a skyscraper city and there is no better time to view Manhattan’s icons than after the ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Tours, April 01, 2014, 04/01/2014, Manhattan Night Tour
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Theater | hilarious interactive parody...

Regular: $69.5; Member: $0.00

Performance | Performance art about AIDS in the 1980s

Regular: $40; Member: $0.00

Dance Performance | Rising dancers and choreographers

Regular: $25; Member: $0.00

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