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Thu, February 2, 2012
Free events, free things to do in New York City, NYC

All events, things to do on Thursday, February 2, 2012 are free unless otherwise noted.
Forum |
The Bloomberg administration is seeking major changes in how the city works with teens in juvenile justice, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; reservations required
Tour |
Explore the Cathedral's newly cleaned and restored Nave. Learn about the art, architecture and history ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$6
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 required a week in advance
Concert |
This Organ Meditations Series features the keyboard works of Johann Sebastian Bach. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Park Walk |
Walk through a scenic area on the western edge of the Park, much of which is off the beaten track for ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Other |
Ice Theatre of New York presents a lunchtime skating performance, integrating the worlds of contemporary ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Screening |
Featuring films by and about Native Americans. At 1pm and 3pm. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Gallery Talk |
A 45-minute in-depth look at the exhibition. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concert |
David Sisco is a multi-faceted professional artist whose life work centers around exploring music, drama, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Tour |
Explore the Cathedral's newly cleaned and restored Nave. Learn about the art, architecture and history ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$6
Screening |
A cinematic musical romp with Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy. A short film will precede the feature. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshop |
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2003. Topics include tables, text boxes, headers and ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required starting 1/26
Workshop |
A beginning level Chess gaming group for all ages. Other games considered as well. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concert |
MEET THE COMPOSER: New Works Composed for Music From China and PRISM Quartet. Acclaimed Chinese American ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Discussion |
Thousands of homosexuals, primarily gay men, perished at the hands of the Nazis in concentration camps ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; reservations required
Workshop |
Each day, the outer world seems darker and more frantic, so we need some way to leave it behind for a ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Discussion |
Join editors Kent Kleinman, Lois Weinthal and Joanna Merwood-­Salisbury, and guests Jonsara Ruth and ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Reception |
Having first gained recognition in the 1960s Southern California art scene, working alongside the generation ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Reception |
Matchmaker features work by Amanda Buonocore, Ginny Huo, Naoko Ito, Krista Peters and Allyson ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Reception |
The exhibition features artists Nancy Baker, Carol Es, Bill Gusky, Leslie Kneisel, Tim Ripley and Oriane ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Discussion |
A film screening and panel discussion featuring the author of Miral, Rula Jebreal. Jebreal’s semi-autobiographical ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Talk |
Learn creative strategies to help refocus and revitalize your job search. Renee Lee Rosenberg,leads ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshop |
An open-level yoga with a certified instructor! Please wear comfortable clothes and bring your yoga ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Book Reading |
Please join us as musician Mike Doughty reads from his work The Book of Drugs. Following the reading ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Reception |
An exhibition of eight contemporary artists who use photography to create and sometimes inspire their ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Reception |
A multipart sound and video installation focusing on One Flat Thing, reproduced an ensemble dance by ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Reception |
A solo exhibition of new works on paper by Emna Zghal. Following Against Reason, her 2009 exhibition ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Book Signing |
The Olympian is the little-known story of Olympic great Dr. John Baxter Taylor, Jr. Dr. Taylor ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Reception |
Carlyle Chaudruc - This exhibit of contemporary nature painting and sculpture explores the zone where ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Other |
Come out for February's First Thursday Gallery Walk, a festive night in DUMBO that offers visitors the ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Reception |
The exhibition will introduce 30 posters for films that Forman made both in Czechoslovakia and in the ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Forum |
A discussion with contributors to Second Read: Writers Look Back at Classic Works of Reportage, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$5
Opening Reception |
An exhibition exploring contemporary issues of migration as well as experiences of displacement and exile, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP requested
Workshop |
Hands on using wireless laptops. Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2003. Topics include ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required starting 1/26 at 1pm
Staged Reading |
Young Austrian playwright Clemens Berger’s latest play recently premiered at Germany’s Staatstheater ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; reservations required
Opening Reception |
A mixed media art installation by Jamie Kruse. It serves as the physical and virtual hub for long-term ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Talk |
Burkhart is an interdisciplinary artist and writer working in painting, drawing, installation, photography, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Screening |
The second New York Fashion Film Festival begins with a reception, followed by screenings of select fashion-focused ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Discussion |
Kick off PLATFORM 2012: Parallels with a rare chance to hear Ishmael Houston-Jones in conversation with ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Discussions, February 02, 2012, 02/02/2012, The Artist's Voice with Choreographer Ishmael Houston-Jones
Concert |
Featuring New York Syphonic Brass performing works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Giovanni Gabrieli, Jan ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Book Reading |
In 1905 the young Swiss writer Robert Walser arrived in Berlin to join his older brother Karl, already ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; reservations recommended
Dance Performance |
The COOL NEW YORK DANCE FESTIVAL features Anne Burnidge Dance Mei Yamanaka Claire Jacob-Zysman and ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Poetry Reading |
Mark Strand, whose many honors included the Pulitzer Prize for "Blizzard of One" and the U.S. Poet Laureateship, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Open Mike Reading |
Open Slam and Featured Guest. Sign up 7pm; Show at 7:30pm. Intangible Slam is the newest PSI certified ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$5 cover
Screening |
Bill Morrison has reinvented the lost art of the silent film–often using decaying footage from old ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concert |
Program: John Cage: Five Songs for Contralto (1938) Six Melodies for ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; tickets available at box office starting 1/13
Concert |
A uniquely rewarding experience for music lovers - the freshness and excitement of a solo recital by ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concert |
Argentinian-American composer Ezequiel Viñao's "Sonetos de Amor" brings the raw emotional power of Neruda's ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Dance Performance |
The COOL NEW YORK DANCE FESTIVAL features Sacred Space Dance A Corps Perdu Dance Company Liz Piccoli Gloria ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Jazz |
A great way to hear some of the most talented young lions of jazz while enjoying spectacular views of ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$5 cover, $5 menu, $5 cocktails, draft beer and wine
Complimentary Tickets

to shows, concerts ... (CFT Deals!)

Theater | Extraordinary drama comes from London to NYC!

Regular: $65; Member: $0.00

Theater | Shakespeare's play

Regular: $18; Member: $0.00

Concert | A Sultry, Sweaty, and Sinful Cabaret

Regular: $20; Member: $0.00

Jazz | Tribute to a great jazz musician

Regular: $20; Member: $0.00

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