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Fri, September 7, 2012 Free events, free things to do in New York City, NYC
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Increase physical balance, strength, and mental focus. Learn the ancient Chinese martial art with expert Alex Hing. No experience is necessary. Hing also teaches Tai Chi at the China Institute. He has practiced martial arts for over 30 years in San Francisco and New York City, including 10 years with Tai Chi grand master William C. C. Chen. New York City, NY; NYC
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
Now in its eleventh year, the Mountain Stage NewSong Contest is one of the premier showcases of emerging performing songwriters in North America. In advance of its 2012 performance contest finals at Lincoln Center on October 20, NewSong presents “Songs in the Round,” an intimate afternoon concert featuring a trio of extraordinary performers on stage at the same time. As they take turns playing songs, a musical dialogue emerges between the different musicians and with the audience. New York City, NY; NYC
Winner of the Great American Jazz Piano Competition and a past guest on Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz, Deanna Witkowski brings an exuberance and vitality of spirit to her fusions of jazz, Brazilian, Afro-Cuban, and classical music. "Witkowski's playing is consistently thrilling" (All Music Guide). (photo: Janis Wilkins) New York City, NY; NYC
Walk through a scenic area on the western edge of the Park, much of which is off the beaten track for most visitors. See rolling meadows, lake views, bridges of different styles, and a garden with flowers and plants mentioned by Shakespeare. New York City, NY; NYC
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
Elaine Summers performed at the First Concert of Dance at Judson Church in 1962. For over 50 years she has been investigating the interrelationship of art and technology with Elaine Summers Dance & Film Co. She is a co-founder of the Experimental Intermedia Foundation, and innovator of Kinetic Awareness, a seminal system of bodywork practiced by many choreographers and performers. On this afternoon, Summers and curator Lana Wilson address the socio-political context of the pre-Judson era and how it fed into Judson Dance Theater, with special interest in parallels between that time and the present. New York City, NY; NYC
A lecture by Ed Husain, a senior fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. His work focuses on international threats from radicalization, extremism, and terrorism. New York City, NY; NYC
Artists: Pak Sheung Chuen, Teresa Kwong, Bing Lee, Annysa Ng, Samsom Young, and Kaho Albert Yu.
No Trans-national - Liquid borders and Empty Promises will be the second ever exhibition to take place in New York City that is devoted entirely to the art of the emerging Asian art capital of Hong Kong. New York City, NY; NYC
Rap Crimes Division is a three-man improv group that solves crimes related to rap. Or, honestly, just does improv. Unless you have any crimes for us. It is also an improv group composed of Nick Brown, Don Romaniello, and Michael Short. New York City, NY; NYC
This celebration of the 100th birthday of composer, music theorist, writer and artist John Cage features performances by Robert Ashley, David Behrman, Alvin Lucier and Chris Mann. New York City, NY; NYC
A has no friends. No parents. No family. No possessions. No home, even. Because every day, A wakes up in the body of a different person. Every morning, a different bed. A different room. A different house. A different life. A is able to access each person's memory, enough to be able to get through the day without parents, friends, and teachers realizing this is not their child, not their friend, not their student. Because it isn't. It's A. New York City, NY; NYC
This amazing film chronicles six Americans with diabetes who switch to a diet consisting entirely of vegan, organic, live, raw foods in order to reverse diabetes naturally. The participants are challenged to give up meat, dairy, sugar, alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, soda, junk food, fast food processed and packaged food for 30 days. The simple solution to a major pandemic situation.
90 min. New York City, NY; NYC
The 2012 Election stands to be the most politically divisive election of our lifetimes…until the next one. If you’re a concerned citizen (or even unconcerned), you’ve already had enough of the drama of Campaign 2012 — so join a panel of experts and some of the best improvisers (along with some surprise guests) for a much needed night of laughter at the fodder of campaign 2012. And if you’re not careful, you might just learn something before it’s done. New York City, NY; NYC
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Lucas Hazlett has always been a strange and unusual person, at times even loud, bizarre and just plain crazy. Well, it turns out he was just possessed by a demon the entire time. Come and watch as two priests perform an exorcise on the stage and see if there’s any hope in saving this loony SOB. New York City, NY; NYC