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Fri, May 25, 2012
Free events, free things to do in New York City (NYC)

All events, things to do on May 25, 2012 are free unless otherwise noted.
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Last year's "Give Me Everything" took the Miami-born star all the way to the top. He has sold 7.5 million records worldwide.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thicke's albums, which he previously released under the moniker Thicke, are noted for their predominantly R&B sound. Robin Thicke has written hits for popular artists such as Jennifer Hudson, Usher, Mary J. Blige, Raven-Symoné and others.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Qi Gong is the philosophy and practice of aligning breath, physical activity and a wide range of exercises developed in China to promote energy (Qi/Chi) circulation in the body. No special clothing, footwear, or equipment is required. Heavy rain will cancel the event.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Curious about what makes a laptop computer run? Want to know what you can do with all those parts in your computer? Get a chance to open up a burnt out computer and explore what's under the hood. Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fair |
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fairs, May 25, 2012, 05/25/2012, Street Fair
Tour |
Explore the Cathedral's newly cleaned and restored Nave. Learn about the art, architecture and history of this great sacred space from 1892 to the present.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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$6
Tours, May 25, 2012, 05/25/2012, Cathedral Tour
Tour |
Learn about central banking functions that Federal Reserve System performs and see Bank's vault of international monetary gold on bedrock of Manhattan Island, five stories below street level. Learn why Federal Reserve has "Federal" in its name, while it's a private bank, not Federal at all. Congressman Ron Paul considers the Federal Reserve "both corrupt and unconstitutional" Tour times: 11:15 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:15 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:15 p.m., and 4:00 p.m.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tours, May 25, 2012, 05/25/2012, Federal Reserve Bank Tour
Jazz |
Chris Washburne is one of those rare musicians whose musical activities cross many styles and cultural borders. He has received rave reviews for his jazz and classical performances as well as being called “one of the best trombonists in New York” by The New York Times and he was voted as a “Rising Star of the Trombone” in the 2008 Downbeat Critic’s Poll.
   New York City, NY; NYC

Free
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This Organ Meditations Series features the keyboard works of Johann Sebastian Bach.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, May 25, 2012, 05/25/2012, Bach at Noon
Park Walk |
You'll be amazed at what you'll see.... a hidden bench that tells time, miniature boats powered by the wind, a magnificent sculpture celebrating fresh water, and a glorious drinking fountain for the city's equine population. These are just some of the the sites along the way on this east to west walk through the park. Tour is approximately one hour long.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Park Walks, May 25, 2012, 05/25/2012, “Cross Park Promenade” Tour
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Todd Robbins plays Ragtime and classic Tin Pan Alley songs. He is often heard on Monday nights playing piano with Woody Allen's Jazz Band and has recorded two albums with that group.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tour |
Discover architecture and social history of Grand Central neighborhood; learn secrets of Whispering Gallery in Grand Central Terminal; gaze upon hubcaps and roadsters on side of Chrysler Building; discover favorite Midtown Manhattan hangout of Mercury, Hercules, and Minerva; learn why Pershing Square isn’t really square; visit original Lincoln Memorial by Daniel Chester French. Award-winning tour led by urban explorer, historian, and storyteller Justin Ferate.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tours, May 25, 2012, 05/25/2012, Grand Central and Its Neighborhood
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Explore the Cathedral's newly cleaned and restored Nave. Learn about the art, architecture and history of this great sacred space from 1892 to the present.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tours, May 25, 2012, 05/25/2012, Cathedral Tour
Film |
With Frank Langella, Michael Sheen and Kevin Bacon. A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon. 122 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC

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Workshop |
This class is a lecture/demonstration. Learn about online image databases and research strategies, including library digital collections.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Recital Performances by Quartet Participants. Quartets from around the globe are coached by the members of the world-famous String Quartet. The results are displayed during these concerts on the seminar's final day.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, May 25, 2012, 05/25/2012, String Quartet Seminar Recital
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The Community Chorus of Southwest Virginia Community College in Cedar Bluff, Virginia sing works by Pfautsch, Tallis, Lauridsen. Pinkham, Daley, Aguiar, Ford, and Hogan.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, May 25, 2012, 05/25/2012, Choir Works by Tallis and Others
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Come play your favorite classic games or try a new one at this monthly game night. They've got Awkward Family Photos, Scrabble, Taboo, Battleship, Chess, Monopoly, Wits & Wagers, Connect 4, and the current crowd pleaser, Apples to Apples.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Featuring Ramblin' Andy John Miller, Chimney Choir, Ann Klein.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Screening |
An award-winning grassroots Italian documentary about the issue of citizenship for the 1,000,000 children born in Italy whose citizenship is denied because - born of immigrant parents - they have no Italian "blood." 53 min. In Italian with English subtitles. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the director.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Screening |
Bob Marley's universal appeal, impact on music history and role as a social and political prophet is both unique and unparalleled. Marley is the definitive life story of the musician, revolutionary, and legend, from his early days to his rise to international superstardom. 145 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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$10 suggested admission
Film |
Celebrate Fleet Week while watching Top Gun for free on the Flight Deck. With Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis and Val Kilmer. The macho students of an elite US flying school for advanced fighter pilots compete to be best in the class, and one romances the teacher. Directed by Tony Scott. 110 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Recital Performances by Quartet Participants. Quartets from around the globe are coached by the members of the world-famous String Quartet. The results are displayed during these concerts on the seminar's final day.
   New York City, NY; NYC

Free
Concerts, May 25, 2012, 05/25/2012, String Quartet Seminar Recital

Regular: $32.5
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Performance |
The Vigilante is a completely improvised funky rock band. Guitar. Bass. Drums. Violin. Human drum machine. Piano. Sax. Lyrics. All completely improvised. They create our entire set based on the conversations we have with the audience. There is not another band like us in New York City.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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$5
Performances, May 25, 2012, 05/25/2012, Comedy: The Vigilante
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A renowned authority on Yoruba culture and religion, John Mason is also a percussionist and composer, helping to expand the improvisational vocabulary of spirituals, blues, rap, and more with the musical languages of West Africa. Mason and his band appear as part of DanceAfrica 2012, performing an assortment of sunny acoustic numbers that bridge traditions and continents.
   New York City, NY; NYC

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Theater | Hysterically funny show directed by Tony®-nominee

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Theater | Play probing the mysteries of dating

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