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Arguably the world's most valuable, busiest and most crowded pieces of real estate, Midtown Manhattan is what most visitors think of when they think of New York City. Home to some of the city's most iconic architecture, from Gothic to Post-Modern and from Beaux-Arts to Art Deco (lots of Art Deco). it's not difficult to understand why. But just behind the massive facades, lie facinating histories just waiting to be unveiled.
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Tours, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Midtown Manhattan Tour
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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.
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Tours, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Cathedral Tour
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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.
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Tours, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Federal Reserve Bank Tour
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On July 22, 2011, Anders Behring Breivik killed 77 people and wounded many others in a bombing and mass shooting in Norway motivated by his extreme right-wing ideology. In his manifesto, “2083: A European Declaration of Independence,” Breivik identified cultural Marxism, Islam, and feminism as the main causes of Europe’s decay. Approaching these terrorist attacks from the perspective of Luce Irigaray’s philosophy, Ellen Mortensen argues that Breivik’s extremist ideology operates in alignment with Western metaphysics that posits the masculine, European subject as “the lord of the earth,” denying all differences other than the ones hailed by white, male, Christian supremacists.
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Lectures, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Sexual Difference in a Time of Terror
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History buffs will love this tour of the Harlem Meer and its environs, which were key lands in the American Revolution and the War of 1812. Route involves many hills and stairs. 60 minutes.
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Park Walks, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Northern Forts Tour
Opera |
A contemporary Kunqu opera that is a work in development, is presented as a three-part artist residency.
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Concerts, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Jennifer Wen Ma's Paradise Interrupted, an Opera-in-Progress
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A conversation between photographer Amani Willett and author and curator Marvin Heiferman. The two will discuss work from Willett’s first monograph, Disquiet (Damiani, 2013) in which Heiferman contributed an essay.
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Talks, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Photographer Amani Willett in Conversation
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The keyboard works of Bach offered in 30-minute meditations by Patrick Allen, organist and master of choristers, and Phillip Lamb, organ scholar.
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Concerts, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Bach at Noon
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Program: J.S. Bach’s Sonata in C Minor, BWV 1017 Randall Svane’s Sonata Camille Saint-Saëns, Sonata No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 75 Award-winning violinist Setsuko Nagata enjoys an active career as a soloist and chamber musician, appearing regularly with her group, the Cremona Arts Trio, as well as many other renowned music organizations. Pianist Peter Vinograde has developed a reputation as an outstanding interpreter of Bach and contemporary composers while regularly touring the United States, Canada, and Asia.
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Concerts, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Sonatas by Bach and Saint-Saëns
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Share your passion for Checkers, Chess, Monopoly, Scrabble, Boggle, or your favorite board game. There will be a demonstration of Boggle. Please feel free to bring your own game set, and join us for some lively board time. All levels of play welcome.
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Workshops, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Retro Gaming for Adults
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A Museum Ambassador gives a 45-minute free guided tour through the permanent exhibition.
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Gallery Talks, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Infinity of Nations Guided Tour
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Program: Benjamin Britten: Lachrymae; Holiday Diary; Suite for Violin and Piano; Sonata for Cello and Piano With: Decoda Anna Elashvili, violin Nathan Schram, viola Saeunn Thorsteinsdottir, cello Angelina Gadeliya, piano Fall programming focuses on the versatile and prolific composer, Benjamin Britten, in honor of his 100th birthday. Celebrated favorites and rarely-performed works of Britten’s repertory will be presented.
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Concerts, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Decoda performs works by Benjamin Britten
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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.
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$6; $5 seniors/students;
Tours, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Cathedral Tour
Screening |
Akademia Ruchu will present a visual retrospective of unique video footage, captured on hidden camera, of their guerilla actions from the 1970s and ‘80s along with photographic documentation.
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Screenings, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Akademia Ruchu’s Visual Retrospective
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A 60-minute film presentation features the Before Sunset star and Shakespeare's "Scottish play."
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Screenings, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Screening: Ethan Hawke reads Macbeth
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Concordian Dawn will play a mixture of medieval vocal music from the 12th-14th centuries, including monophonic plainsong and trouvère songs, as well as 2 and 3 voice motets and polyphonic secular songs. Performers: Nicholas Tamagna, counter tenor; Christopher Preston Thompson, tenor and harp; Brian Mummert, baritone.
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Concerts, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Concordian Dawn performs A Medieval Mélange
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Peter Pullman presents an overview of the life and music of pianist Earl Rudolph "Bud" Powell (1924-66), one of the architects of modern jazz. Pullman will highlight Powell’s Harlem origins, and underscore the emphasis that his father put on his learning the classical repertoire. This led to their eventual break, as the prodigy gave up the pursuit of a classical career (in his late teens) once he met a second 'father' – Thelonious Monk, the leader of all of the modernist experimentation in Harlem.
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Lectures, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Bud Powell: A Jazz Life and Genius Unprecedented
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You've seen the iconic skyscrapers, attended a Broadway show, visited Lady Liberty and relaxed in Central Park. Looking for a little more of the Big Apple? Maybe it's time to visit some of Manhattan's oldest and most enchanting historic districts. Take a relaxing stroll through SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown.
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Tours, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, SoHo, Little Italy & Chinatown Tour
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Many people think of the New York City subway as one of the largest, most efficient, if not the cleanest mass transit systems in the world. Few, however, think of it as the largest and longest art gallery on the planet. Well, they don't know what they are missing. This lively walking AND subway riding tour visits over a dozen subway stations to experience a selection of these striking often whimsical works that go largely unnoticed by the general public. Join this climate controlled subway and walking art tour. Along the way you'll learn about and become expert at navigating the (in)famous NYC subway system. There's also the invaluable opportunity to confer about your other sightseeing plans with the acclaimed Bronx born, vastly experienced licensed NYC tour guide, Darryl Reilly.
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Tours, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Subway Art Tour
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Joanna Warsza’s lecture presents the landscape of public art in post-communist Poland, revealing the social, cultural, and political idiosyncrasies of its post-socialist, turbo-capitalist, and westernized society. The presentation covers an array of urban interventions, including Akademia Ruchu’s actions during the Solidarność protest movements, the Exchange gallery run at the ‘Manhattan’ real estate in Łódź via Paweł Althamer’s sculpture park, real time movies and social actions developed with Althamer’s neighbors in the suburban Warsaw district of Bródno, Joanna Rajkowska’s fake palm tree erected in the middle of the capital, and Yael Bartana’s extraordinary call for three million Jewish people to return to Poland and form a Jewish Renaissance Movement.
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Lectures, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Public Art in Poland After the Fall of the Wall
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A Museum Ambassador provides a 45-minute in-depth look at the unique architecture and design of the Alexander Hamilton Customs House.
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Tours, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, US Customs House Building Tour
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Hannelore Hahn, who directed the International Women's Writing Guild for 37 years, hosts a monthly informal women’s writing & discussion group. Non-writers are also welcome to join the discussion.
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Workshops, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Women's Writing and Discussion Group
Colloquium |
Por Por is a music for squeeze-bulb truck horns played uniquely for union driver funerals in Ghana. Discussion follows screening with director Steven Feld of the Department of Anthropology at the University of New Mexico.
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Colloquiums, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Por Por He Sane/The Story of Por Por
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Having recently returned to NYC after 4 years as the Obama Administration's Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights, Michael Posner comes to discuss current challenges and future opportunities in the fight to protect human rights.
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Talks, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Human Rights in the World
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Respecting the awesome power and drama found only in the sea, DoDo Jin Ming creates extraordinary black and white images that transport the viewer to a precipice about to be submerged under a cascade of water.
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Opening Receptions, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Photography: DoDo Jin Ming: The Sky Inside
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Alan Reid (born 1976) is a contemporary American artist who lives in New York City. His gauzy, colored-pencil representational images of heiresses, bored fashionistas and aquiline beauties have been called provocatively light, with coloring as delicate as his women are elegant.
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Gallery Talks, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Artist Talk: Alan Reid
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Broadway veteran Terry Burrell entertains with personal stories of Ethel Waters' life and unforgettable songs, including “Taking A Chance On Love” and the Grammy Hall Of Fame's “Dinah”, “Am I Blue,” and “Stormy Weather.”
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Concerts, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Ethel: Stories and Songs of Ethel Waters' Life
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An exhibition of new paintings. Philip Smith’s pictographic work was first seen in the seminal Pictures Exhibition at Artists Space.
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Opening Receptions, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Paintings: Philip Smith's Sign Language
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The exhibition presents an overview of Reichek's work through more than two decades. Many of these pieces have never been shown in New York. A non-exhaustive survey, the show aims to link Reichek's minimal, abstract fabric works of the 1970s and the development of her practice through the knit, photographic, and sampler works from the 1980s and '90s.
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Opening Receptions, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Elaine Reichek's A Précis 1972-1995, a Survey of Fiber and Photo Works
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Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Gladys Hulette, Walter P. Lewis. When three thuggish men are responsible for the death of his father and the crippling of his brother, young David must choose between supporting his family or risking his life and exacting vengeance. 80 min. Screening with THE FRAIDY CAT (1924, 12 minutes) with Charley Chase. Live piano accompaniment by Ben Model.
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Films, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Henry King's Tol'able David (1921), a Silent Film with Live Piano Accompaniment
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A revealing discussion between author Virginia Postrel and Greg Furman, CEO and founder, Luxury Marketing Council, on what separates glamour from glitz, including the qualities that make a person, an object, a setting, an idea, or an experience glamorous.
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Discussions, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Virginia Postrel discusses her book The Power of Glamour: Longing and the Art of Visual Persuasion
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Drawing on an unprecedented quantitative and qualitative study of immigration laws in 22 countries of the Americas from 1790 to 2010, David Cook-Martin explores the relationship between racism and political liberalism in the Americas.
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Lectures, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Democracy & Immigration Policy in the U.S., Canada, & Latin America
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Curator Jay Sanders and avant-garde composer/performer John Zorn discuss experimental performance practices. This talk coincides with Sanders' exhibition, Rituals of Rented Island: Object Theater, Loft Performance, and the New Psychodrama--Manhattan, 1970-1980, on view at the Whitney Museum October through February 2014, and Zorn@60, a year-long festival celebrating 60 years of John Zorn in New York City.
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Discussions, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Theatre of Musical Optics and the World Around It
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Nina Alovert, a native of Leningrad, received her masters degree in history from Leningrad State University. She worked as a curator at the Comedy Theatre Museum, and photographer for the Komissarzhevskaya and Lensoviet Theatres. She began following the Kirov Ballet (now the Mariinsky) with her camera in the early 1950s. Aloverts photographs were featured in books on ballet published by Iskusstvo Publishing, as well as numerous magazines and newspapers in the USSR. The Dancers is a retrospective of photographs from both the Russian and American periods.
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Opening Receptions, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, The Dancers: A Photo Exhibition by Nina Alovert
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This new body of work continues Nayar’s process-oriented practice, further highlighting her method of construction and destruction, where the finally selected photographic recording might not be an end result but chosen from a state "in between." This is particularly evident in a series of four black-and-white small-scale studies, different iterations of a makeshift room where common elements take on roles that change from image to image. Yamini Nayar's other exhibitions include: Migrating Identities, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, 2013; Harpoon, (solo) Jhaveri Contemporary, Mumbai; second nature: abstract photography then and now, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA; Sculpture is Everything, Queensland Art Gallery, Australia, all 2012; Always the Young Strangers, Higher Pictures, NY; The Influentials, School of Visual Arts, NY, both 2011; The Empire Strikes Back, Saatchi Museum, London; Tough Pictures, Cincinnati Art Museum, OH, both 2010;
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Opening Receptions, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Photography: Yamini Nayar's an axe for a wing-bone
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Marks the 10th anniversary of painter Mark Wiener's first residency and exhibition at the former TIXE artspace, now the site of One Bryant Park.
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Opening Receptions, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Exhibit: Double Retrospective: Times Square and Beyond...2003-2004
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Elizabeth R. Weiner-Cohen's Dollarchy - This exhibit is a continuation of the artist's fascination with her "doll" creatures. The focus is the legal and governmental life of the dolls' culture, and the artifacts and myths that sustain it. Carlyle N. Chaudruc's Compass - This show explores the relationship between maps and the landscape - how geometry of the compass is applied to undulating geography. Map features like compass roses, cartouches, and sight lines are explored through painting and mixed media collages.
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Opening Receptions, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, 2 Art Shows: Elizabeth R. Weiner-Cohen / Carlyle N. Chaudruc
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Participating Artists: Kathy Aoki, C Bangs, Brandstifter, Kathy Bruce, Steven Daiber, Evelyn Eller, Cheryl Gross, Alexandra Limpert, Angela Lorenz, Beauvais Lyons, Despo Magoni, Max Marek, James Martin, Patricia Olynyk, Geraldine Ondrizek, Purgatory Pie Press, Barbara Siegel, Barbara Rosenthal, Susan Rostow, Miriam Schaer, Paul Tecklenberg, Amanda Thackray, John Frederick Walker.
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Opening Receptions, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Group Show: The Medicine Show
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An exhibition of work by artists who participated in the 2012–2013 PhotoGlobal program, a one-year residency for emerging photographers from around the world offered by the SVA BFA Photography Department.
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Opening Receptions, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, PhotoGlobal: New Releases 2013
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Starting with his first solo exhibition of “dot paintings” at Dick Bellamy’s Green gallery in 1963 Larry Poons skyrocketed into art world stardom at a young age. By 1965 he was featured in the seminal exhibition The Responsive Eye, at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. He began exhibiting at the legendary Leo Castelli Gallery in 1965 alongside Dan Flavin and Andy Warhol. His ellipse paintings from this period marked a major development for both color field painting and op-art.
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Opening Receptions, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Paintings: Larry Poons' Geometry + Dots 1957-1965
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Aphrodite Désirée Navab's I Am Not A Miniature, Maria Jose Duran Steinman's ...From the Kitchen and Shirin Kazemi's I Still Dream of Paradise.
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Opening Receptions, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, 3 Art Shows: Aphrodite Désirée Navab / Maria Jose Duran Steinman / Shirin Kazemi
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Wes Lang was born in Chatham, NJ. He lives and works in Los Angeles.
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Opening Receptions, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Paintings: Wes Lang's Blessings
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A solo exhibition by 2013 Darkroom Resident Francesco Palombi, who uses black and white images as part of a creative process that combines photography with drawing and sculpture.
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Opening Receptions, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Photographs: Francesco Palombi's Mente Originaria/Original Mind
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Talk by Dr. Gary P. Zola, Executive Director of the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives.
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Lectures, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, We Wish Not to Overthrow, but to Rebuild: The Beginnings of Reform Judaism in America
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The promises of neoliberalism are not necessarily fulfilled on the market or in the world; they also come into being as commodities, as design products or as people like Steve Jobs or Deng Xiaoping. The iPhone and the existence of the all-producing Chinese state are obvious answers to the crisis of capitalism. 87 min. Followed by a discussion between the director and Chinese activist Li Qiang, founder and executive director of China Labor Watch.
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Films, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Christian von Borries' IPHONECHINA: If Apple Was a State, Would I Rather Live in China or in Apple?
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The political economist and author makes the case that not only is it possible for the government to achieve full employment in the nation, but that it is a moral imperative. He argues that the U.S. government should be pushing for full employment (less than 4% unemployment), a policy goal which was abandoned in the 1970s when concerns about inflation began to take precedence, and he addresses the issues of government deficits, Federal Reserve policy, and the inflation/unemployment trade-off; the pressures from globalization, immigration and international trade; and the imperative of building a green economy.
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Book Readings, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Robert Pollin discusses his book Back to Full Employment
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Program: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach's Keyboard Sonata (TBA) Frédéric Chopin's Barcarolle, op. 60 and Berceuse, op. 57 Valentin Silvestrov's The Messenger for strings and piano Thomas Bailey Aldrich's Songs after Emily Dickinson Alfred Schnittke's Piano Trio Since 1999, Mannes College has presented a yearlong music festival every year. Each festival has a theme and a program of more than 20 concerts performed by Mannes' gifted young student artists, distinguished faculty members, and renowned guests and held at prestigious New York City concert venues and cultural institutions. Each festival is an exploration of an individual composer, a musical group, a stylistic movement, or a historical period. The 2013 festival, "Sounds of Change: Music in Transition", explores music written during transitional periods, from the baroque to the present.
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Concerts, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Sounds of Change: Music in Transition, Featuring Works by C.P.E. Bach and Chopin
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Kwame Dawes is the author of sixteen books of poetry, most recently, Duppy Conqueror: New and Selected Poems, as well as numerous books of fiction, nonfiction, criticism and drama. He is the Glenna Luschei Editor of Prairie Schooner, and a Chancellor’s Professor of English at the University of Nebraska. His awards include the Forward Prize for Poetry, The Hollis Summers Prize for Poetry, a Pushcart Prize, the Poets and Writers Barnes and Noble Writers for Writers Award (2011), and a Guggenheim Fellowship for Poetry. Roger Reeves is the author of King Me. His awards include the 2008 Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, a Bread Loaf Work-Study Scholarship, a Cave Canem fellowship and an Alberta H. Walker Scholarship to the Provincetown Fine Arts Center. Kamilah Aisha Moon is the author of She Has A Name. She is a recipient of fellowships to the Cave Canem Foundation, the Prague Summer Writing Institute, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Vermont Studio Center.
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Poetry Readings, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Poetry: Kwame Dawes / Roger Reeves / Kamilah Aisha Moon
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Mecca Jamilah Sullivan, author of the forthcoming short story collection, Blue Talk and Love, has written for Best New Writing, American Fiction, Callaloo, Crab Orchard Review, Robert Olen Butler Fiction Prize Stories, BLOOM, TriQuarterly, Lumina, All About Skin: Short Stories by Award-Winning Women Writers, Baobab: South African Journal of New Writing and others.
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Talks, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Women Writers of the Diaspora: Mecca Jamilah Sullivan
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Sherman Alexie’s newest release is “Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories”. Robert Hershon’s latest poetry collection is “Goldfish and Rose”.
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Book Readings, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Authors Sherman Alexie and Robert Hershon read their work
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New York City is currently considering selling schools, libraries, parks, and low-income housing to private corporations. Public funds paid not only for these buildings and spaces, but also for the services that are provided in them. Many feel that city officials have shown little accountability to public interests in the making of these decisions. What happens when public goods are not managed in transparent ways? What happens to democratic accountability when public goods come under private management? How does access to these resources serve the public good? Elizabeth Blackmar, professor of social and urban history at Columbia University; Aaron Pallas, professor of sociology and education at Teachers College; and J. Phillip Thomson, professor of political science and urban planning at MIT, tackle these questions in this provocative look at the consequences of privatization.
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Discussions, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, For the Public Good: Public Accountability in NYC
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Talk with Dr. Rodolfo Stavenhagen, El Colegio de Mexico. This seminar will focus on the rise of indigenous movements that stem from a long history of colonization, social exclusion, and cultural assimilation endured by indigenous communities, and that can also be seen as a by-product of the process of democratization that occurred in Latin American countries over the latter part of the twentieth century.
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Lectures, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, The Indigenous Emergence: From Underclass to New Political Actors
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Acclaimed author Ann Patchett (State of Wonder; Run; Bel Canto) discusses her intimate memoir through which she explores her deepest commitments.
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Book Readings, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Ann Patchett reads from her book This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage
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Access Project founder John Ruxin discusses love, hope and a restaurant he and his wife opened in Rwanda while raising a family and helping that government combat poverty with national health strategies.
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Book Readings, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Josh Ruxin reads from his book A Thousand Hills to Heaven
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Conversations on Practice is an ongoing series hosted by Glenn Kurtz and devoted to the daily work of artmaking. He discusses with artists, musicians, and authors how they hone their craft and understand their own work. This week, his guest will be illustrator Matt Kish. Kish has created one illustration for every page of Moby-Dick, fully illustrated Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, and had his work appear in the Chicagoan, Propeller Magazine and Salt Hill Journal.
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Discussions, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Conversations on Practice: Illustrator Matt Kish
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Ethiopia suffered extreme famine in the mid-1980s. Images of starving people at death’s door were broadcast around the world, prompting famous musicians Bob Geldof and Bono Vox to organize a huge charity concert called Live Aid. The film sets out on the trail of the engaged celebrities who decided to do something in the fight against poverty. 72 min. Followed by a Q&A with the director.
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Films, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Czech Documentary: Lukas Kokes' Fortress (2012)
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What does it mean for a corporation to own an artist’s legacy? This question forms the core of Jill Magid’s latest work, the first part of an ongoing multi-media project entitled The Barragán Archives, which examines the legacy of Mexican architect and Pritzker Prize-winner Luis Barragán (1902–1988).
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Performances, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Performance Art: Jill Magid's Woman with Sombrero

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Theaters, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Comedy Show
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Program: JO KONDO An Elder’s Hocket DAVID LANG Spud ELLIOTT CARTER Esprit Rude/Esprit Doux II JACOB DRUCKMAN String Quartet No. 3 Jeffrey Milarsky, Director
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Concerts, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Tactus Ensemble performs works by Elliott Carter and others
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Hailed by NPR's Fred Child as "one of the groups that has really helped to shape the future of classical music," yMusic is a sextet of young performers equally comfortable in the overlapping classical and pop music worlds. The "six hip virtuosi" (Time Out New York) play a unique combination of instruments: string trio, flute, clarinet and trumpet. This exciting orchestration has inspired an expanding repertoire of works by some of today's most important artists.
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Concerts, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, yMusic, a Classical/Pop Sextet

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Concerts, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, All Brahms evening: piano pieces
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Program: Franz Schubert – Introduction and Variations on “Trockne Blumen” Flute and Piano Carl Maria von Weber – Trio in G Minor for Flute, Piano, and Cello, op. 63 Franz Schubert – Piano Quintet in A Major, D. 667 The Ernst C. Stiefel Chamber Music Series presents College chamber music ensembles in a series performance.
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Concerts, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Chamber Music by Schubert and Weber
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Jiyoung Lee, Cello
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Concerts, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, College Cello Recital
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Program: Pēteris Vasks: Musica Dolorosa for Strings Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major with 2012 String Concerto Competition winner Tatevik Ayazyan Stravinsky: Octet Haydn: Symphony No. 100 in G major (“Military”)
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Concerts, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, NYU Philharmonia performs works by Mozart, Stravinsky and Haydn
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New York is a skyscraper city and there is no better time to view Manhattan’s icons than after the sun sets and the lights go on. Fueled by competition and a dash of audacity, New York City is still producing one of mankind’s most remarkable skyline.
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Tours, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Manhattan Night Tour
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From Randi Zuckerberg, social media and technology expert and former marketing executive at Facebook, comes a welcome, essential guide to understanding social media and technology and how they influence and inform our lives online and off.
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Book Readings, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Randi Zuckerberg reads from her book Dot Complicated: Untangling Our Wired Lives
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Program: Mozart: Quintet in E-flat major, K. 407, for horns and strings Duo in G major K. 423, for violin and viola Divertimento in D major, K. 205, for woodwinds and strings Featured Artists: Joseph Anderer, horn, R.J. Kelly, horn, Mayuki Fukuhara, violin, Liuh Wen Ting, viola, Sarah Clarke, viola, Lindy Clarke, cello, Motomi Igarashi-de Jong, bass.
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Concerts, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, All Mozart Program: Chamber Music for Winds and Strings

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Concerts, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Piano works by DEBUSSY, CHOPIN, MUSSORGSKY

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Concerts, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Modern Day Opera about Jewish Life

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Theaters, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, a mind-blowing show!
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Artist Karol Radziszewski presents a social evening of screenings, slideshows, readings and discussions, taking as a starting point the playfully camp, intimate photographs taken by the amateur photographer Ryszard Kisiel during the years of "Operation Hyacinth", the Polish government's anti-gay crackdown (1985-1986). Kiesiel's photographs, mostly of friends taken in a private home, are experiments in which groups of men experimented with props, costumes, and make-up to create characters that deconstructed and challenged the prevailing image of a straight-laced, relentlessly-productive workforce. The freedom, sensuality, and joy of the photographs provides an alternative representation of gay men during this period, which complicates the more common narratives of martyrdom that have followed the persecution of sexual minorities in Communist Poland. The following year, Kisiel founded Filo, the first gay magazine published in the Eastern Bloc, with the aim of spreading AIDS awareness, fostering solidarity, and documenting the underground gay community. The program will feature a screening of Radziszewski’s documentary film Kisieland (2012), featuring the artist’s meeting with Kisiel and followed by a public discussion.
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Performances, November 07, 2013, 11/07/2013, Performance Art: Karol Radziszewski's Kisieland
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Theater | Hysterically funny show directed by Tony®-nominee

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Theater | Comic theater

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Theater | Musical about heroism and love during WWII

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