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Thu, May 24, 2012
Free events, free things to do in New York City, NYC

All events, things to do on Thursday, May 24, 2012 are free unless otherwise noted.
Workshop |
Tai Chi and Eternal Spring are instructed by members of the Tai Chi Chuan Center for all ages and experience ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshops, May 24, 2012, 05/24/2012, Park Tai Chi
Workshop |
This will be a Lecture/Demonstration. Phones aren’t just phones anymore. Learn about the latest cutting-edge ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required starting 5/17 at 1pm
Film |
Starring Mara Shearer, Anton Walbrook, Marcus Goring. A young ballerina is torn between the composer ... 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
Tours, May 24, 2012, 05/24/2012, Cathedral 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 required a week in advance
Tours, May 24, 2012, 05/24/2012, Federal Reserve Bank Tour
Concert |
This Organ Meditations Series features the keyboard works of Johann Sebastian Bach. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concerts, May 24, 2012, 05/24/2012, Bach at Noon
Tour |
Discover the sheepfold that became a world famous restaurant, a parade ground that became the Sheep Meadow, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Tours, May 24, 2012, 05/24/2012, Tavern and Its Green Tour
Concert |
Todd Robbins plays Ragtime and classic Tin Pan Alley songs. He is often heard on Monday nights playing ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concert |
Program: Chansons madécasses Maurice Ravel (1875–1937) Pierrot Lunaire, ... 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
Tours, May 24, 2012, 05/24/2012, Cathedral Tour
Gallery Talk |
Life is not lived in black and white: reality may have the tinge of dreams and dreams an air of reality. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Other |
All levels of play welcome. Please bring with you...your Scrabble set (be sure it has all 100 tiles!), ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Others, May 24, 2012, 05/24/2012, Scrabble Mania
Jazz |
The Tribute to Phoebe Jacobs will feature Wynton Marsalis as well as Jon Faddis, Lew Soloff, Mercedes ... 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
Film |
Starring Frank Sinatra, Doris Day and Gig Young. The lives and romances of three sisters in a musical ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Talk |
Overview of selected sources, both print and electronic, for finding market research and reports. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Talks, May 24, 2012, 05/24/2012, Market Research Information Sources
Film |
With Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, David Thewlis. Set against a sweeping canvas of rural England ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Films, May 24, 2012, 05/24/2012, Steven Spielberg's War Horse (2011): Nominated for 6 Oscars
Opening Reception |
“Creative destruction” initially described the periodic crises that cleared the ground for the creation ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshop |
A beginning level chess gaming group for all ages. Other games considered as well. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshops, May 24, 2012, 05/24/2012, Chess & Games Club
Opening Reception |
A thesis exhibition of creative projects by students graduating from the MFA Computer Art Department. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshop |
With Allie Roth. So many of us go from job to job, from career to career, and never really find the satisfaction ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required
Concert |
With Patrick Hopkins. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Slide Lecture |
Ann Cooper Albright’s book superbly reproduces more than fifty of Abraham Walkowitz’s watercolors ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

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

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshop |
Expert instructors, provided by lululemon athletica, lead all levels of yogis. Mats are provided. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshops, May 24, 2012, 05/24/2012, Park Yoga
Opening Reception |
Lippa's new series of oil paintings continue her fascination with urban cultures continuous motion. The ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Reception |
On display are paintings of various sizes on linen, canvas, scarves, glass bottles, laundry bags and ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Reception |
10th National Juried Show - Juror: Samantha Rippner, Curator Department of Drawings and Prints, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Reception |
Teun Hocks’ ninth solo exhibition with the gallery. Through these Recent Works, the Dutch artist expands ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Poetry Reading |
Elaine Equi was born in Oak Park, Illinois, in 1953. She is the author of many collections of poetry ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$6; $3 seniors/students; reservations recommended
Talk |
Join spiritual leader and head of the Sadhu Vaswani Mission, Dada J. P. Vaswani, for a talk. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Dance Performance |
In Simone Forti’s experimental dance, which was originally performed in 1961, dancers begin by tightly ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Talk |
With Joshua Foer. At a time when electronic devices have all but rendered our individual memories obsolete, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Concert |
This will be the first performance of a new show by Irish writer, singer and songwriter, Lucy Foley, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Screening |
An acclaimed documentary about Ruth Gruber, legendary 100-year-old photojournalist. Gruber will be present ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Slide Lecture |
This visual lecture examines Russia's great historical tragedy, locating its source in Russia's failure ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Screening |
Over three evenings, short documentaries made by this year’s students in the Documentary Media Studies ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Screenings, May 24, 2012, 05/24/2012, The 6th Annual Truth Be Told Documentary Film Festival
Discussion |
“The New Realism” was coined this century to describe the turn in young Russian literature toward ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Discussion |
This event will feature an interactive reading and discussion with novelists Leora Skolkin-Smith, Jessica ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Discussion |
Vienna-based group WochenKlausur gives a presentation on a series of presentations by New York-based ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; reservations required
Dancing |
Sweeping views, great lawn, dance lessons, beer gardens, bike valet... and it's free! A spring evening ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opera |
This performance will feature opera scenes in a semester-end performance by the Extension Division Opera ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concerts, May 24, 2012, 05/24/2012, Student Opera Excerpts Concert
Screening |
Bob Marley's universal appeal, impact on music history and role as a social and political prophet is ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$10 suggested admission
Book Signing |
Picking up where the first Thank You Notes left off, Jimmy Fallon has many more people and things ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Performance |
Stand up by BARON VAUGHN (Leo on USA's hit show "Fairly Legal," "Conan"). Musical Guest KELLY HUDSON ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshop |
Ganesh Das leads a therapeutic meditation practice. This healing Satsang is designed and blessed by his ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$10 suggested donation; registration required
Workshop |
With Olivia Olkowski. In this class, explore a range of Peruvian and Mayan shamanic practices designed ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required
Concert |
With Liza Stepanova. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concerts, May 24, 2012, 05/24/2012, College Piano Recital
Workshop |
With Naina Marballi. The stress of modern life causes our facial muscles to gradually lose their tone ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required
Workshops, May 24, 2012, 05/24/2012, Ayurvedic Facial Rejuvenation: Cultivating Ageless Beauty and Vitality
Concert |
B>Program: Verdi’s Overture to La forza del destino Mendelssohn’s Symphony ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; tickets required
Concert |
Sak Tzevul delivers a new brand of virtuosic, progressive rock guided by the band’s founder, Damian ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Performance |
The Scene is a weekly showcase of improvised one act plays. Each week the show features New York’s ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$5
Performances, May 24, 2012, 05/24/2012, Comedy: The Scene
Performance |
All you need to do is show up. Don’t have an improv group? They’ll put you in one! Have a team then ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Performances, May 24, 2012, 05/24/2012, New Team Lunacy Comedy Show
Jazz |
Hosted by vocalist Michael Mwenso, who successfully ran the internationally acclaimed program at London's ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$5 cover, $5 menu, $5 cocktails, draft beer and wine
Concerts, May 24, 2012, 05/24/2012, Late Night Session, Hosted by Michael Mwenso
Complimentary Tickets

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

Theater | An amazing evening of intimate magic

Regular: $47; Member: $0.00

Concert | Choral works on Biblical themes

Regular: $50; Member: $0.00

Theater | Exploration of Shakespearean themes

Regular: $22; Member: $0.00

Theater | Off Broadway Musical

Regular: $50; Member: $0.00

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