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Wed, February 29, 2012
Free events, free things to do in New York City, NYC

All events, things to do on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 are free unless otherwise noted.
Gallery Talk |
Deputy director Patricia Mears will guide you through nearly 100 garments and accessories by CFDA members ... 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
Film |
From 1950 to 1965, an after-hours jazz club called Jimbo's Bop City became an emblem of the spirit and ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; in-person registration required
Colloquium |
Dr. Pardes will discuss some of the pluses and minuses of the Affordable Care and Patient Protection ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concert |
This Organ Meditations Series features the keyboard works of Johann Sebastian Bach. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Park Walk |
As you promenade through the heart of the Park, imagine yourself living in 19th Century New York City. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Tour |
Tour of this magnificent Beaux-Arts landmark. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$10 suggested donation
Lecture |
A lecture by Claude Meyer, Associate Professor of International Economics, Sciences Po, Paris. RSVP ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Lecture |
Presenter: Padma Desai, one of the world's leading experts on Russian politics and economics. Among her ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required
Concert |
Juilliard students share their talent with the community in these free hour-long lunchtime concerts on ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshop |
Are you a 40+ job seeker? WorkSearch is an online system which provides links to job openings, skills ... 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
Jazz |
A jazz concert for the midtown community. These popular midday concerts feature well-regarded artists. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$10 suggested donation
Tour |
Explore the Cathedral's newly cleaned and restored Nave. Learn about the art, architecture and history ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$6
Workshop |
Are you a 40+ job seeker? WorkSearch is an online system which provides links to job openings, skills ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Other |
Join the 2012 City Skate Concert Series. Each concert has a unique theme and features the Ice Theatre ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Talk |
Where will the money come from? This class describes a variety of tax advantaged accounts that individuals ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concert |
Uncommon Temperament will perform “When Love Goes Wrong”- French baroque music for voice and instruments. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Jazz |
Enjoy free live music performed by jazz guitarist Bill Wurtzel and guest musicians. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Master Class |
Art Song Master Class with Paul Sperry. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Tour |
Museum Ambassadors provide a 45-minute in-depth look at the unique architecture and design of the Alexander ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshop |
Join a free Stay Well exercise session. Stay Well volunteers certified by the NYC's Department for the ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; pre-registration required
Reading |
Learn what social networking is and why it's so popular, how to set up an account(if you do not already ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshop |
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Google Docs. Topics include creating and editing slides, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required
Lecture |
The Literary Studies Department will host high tea in honor of the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Gallery Talk |
The show brings together an international group of artists who focus on the current crisis in a sustained ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Talk |
Career coach Win Sheffield teaches you ways to move ahead in the face of shyness and a reluctance to ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Book Discussion |
Join a discussion of Jonathan Franzen's The Corrections, which revolves around the troubles of ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Performance |
6:00 Recess 7:00 Barnstormer and Seer/sucker 8:00 Family Haircut & Whiskey Rebellion 9:00 ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Film |
This documentary film tells the story of Nigeria's Niger Delta, where billions of dollars of crude oil ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Lecture |
In dietetic and natural philosophical frameworks of the period from Antiquity to the seventeenth century, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required
Talk |
Do you feel you shouldn’t have to sell yourself? Are you uncomfortable around people who are talking ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Talk |
Long before the Internet, the printmaking technique of etching allowed people to share information. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Book Reading |
The secret behind France's astonishingly well-behaved children. When American journalist Druckerman has ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Lecture |
A lecture by Leon Botstein. It is one of the most debated subjects of all time: What is art? Some might ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Lecture |
A talk by Victoria Koroteyeva. Moderated by Katharina Pistor. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Slide Lecture |
With Jean-Louis Cohen, the Sheldon H. Solow Chair for the History of Architecture, Institute of Fine ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Discussion |
Discussion of accepted "truths" from African American history, including the assumption that the "19th-century ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP requested
Discussion |
A panel discussion on the transatlantic influences on flamenco. Over time, the music of both Spain and ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Talk |
Speaker Sven Lütticken teaches art history at Free University Amsterdam and is the author of Secret ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Discussion |
A conversation with John Feinblatt, the chief policy adviser to Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York and ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Discussion |
Just as everyone is about to give up on their New Year’s resolutions, addiction book authors Koren ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Talk |
Another edition of Subjective Histories of Sculpture, this year with Lucy Skaer. The artist has been ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Discussion |
A conversation with Elizabeth Streb and Nancy Dalva. Elizabeth Streb, the logical and ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Theater |
New York Classical Theatre returns with Playing Molière. Using their signature performance style, Panoramic ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Discussion |
Join Ellah Allfrey, James Marcus and Deborah Treisman--editors from Granta, Harper's and The New Yorker--as ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Book Reading |
In 2009, artist Josh Melnick adapted a scientific research camera to film portraits of New York City ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Film |
Based on horrifying crimes discovered in Snowtown, Australia in 1999, THE SNOWTOWN MURDERS is Justin ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Screening |
Shukree Hassan Tilghman, a 29-year-old African-American filmmaker, sets out on a cross-country campaign ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$10 suggested admission
Concert |
A uniquely rewarding experience for music lovers - the freshness and excitement of a solo recital by ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Jazz |
Guest Saxophonist Gary Smulyan joins the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra in an evening featuring the music of ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; limited tickets available at box office starting 2/15
Performance |
Stand-up comedy show (that has been featured on MTV, and that fills to standing-room only each week). ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free, no food/drink minimum, free pizza
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 | Hysterically funny show directed by Tony®-nominee

Regular: $75; Member: $0.00

Dance Performance | Rising dancers and choreographers

Regular: $25; Member: $0.00

Dance Performance | Rising dancers and choreographers

Regular: $25; Member: $0.00

Theater | Falling in love or falling prey?

Regular: $25; Member: $0.00

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