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Don't miss the opportunities that only New York provides! Exciting, high quality, unique and off the beaten path free events and free things to do take place in New York each day of the year, any time of the day: whether it's a weekday or a weekend, day or night, morning or evening or afternoon, December or July, April or November! These events will take your breath away! 53 free events take place on April 13 in New York City.

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Here is what we find especially interesting on the free events scene in the month of June: New York Philharmonics Concerts in the Parks, Metropolitran Opera Recitals, Make Music New York Day which always takes place on June 21st, Washington Square Music festival on Tuesday nights.

Some events take place all year long: same day of the week, same time there are there for you to take advantage of. One of the oldest free weekly events in Manhattan is Dixieland Jazz with the Gotham Jazzmen, which happen at noon every Tuesday. Another one is Federal Reserve Bank Tour, which takes place every week day at 1 pm.
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City Walk | Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights and Dumbo Tour


This is a 3-hour tour that begins with a walk over the Brooklyn Bridge, an icon of New York City for over 125 years, with spectacular views of Manhattan and Brooklyn. The tour then moves on to a stroll of Brooklyn Heights, America’s and New York City’s first suburb. The tour then explores the neighborhood DUMBO before ending at the Fulton Ferry landing.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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City Walks, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights and Dumbo Tour

Symposium | Assisted Reproductive Technologies: Cultural and Ethical Values from a Comparative Perspective


This two-day Franco-American workshop seeks to compare the cultural, ethical, religious, historical and policy implications of how reproductive technologies have developed and now impact our two national contexts. In both countries, advanced reproductive technologies have long been in development and are now in widespread use. France and the United States share a certain number of similar conceptions relative to kinship and gender, and are both undergoing comparable evolutions in the creation of new family configurations. Yet in France, public discourse calling for “social solidarity” with people experiencing infertility is widespread and public payment and access is designed and tightly controlled through biomedical regulation. In the US, by contrast, “privacy” of family life and “consumer choice” dominate the public discussion, while few insurance schemes actually cover reproductive technology expenses and market access shapes both popular imaginaries and practical use.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Symposiums, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Assisted Reproductive Technologies: Cultural and Ethical Values from a Comparative Perspective

Symposium | Telling Lives: Exploring Picture Book Biography


Picture book biography is among children’s book publishing’s most rapidly growing genres. This event will bring together children’s literature historians and content creators to discuss trends and challenges. The half-day symposium will be an exploration of picture book biography.  
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Symposiums, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Telling Lives: Exploring Picture Book Biography

Tour | SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown Tour


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.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tours, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown Tour

Talk | Artist Talk: Joan Jonas


Joan Jonas will be presenting her later work, beginning with The Shape, the Scent, the Feel of Things (2004-2007), and ending with her most recent piece, Stream or River Flight or Pattern (2016-2017), discussing connections between the works and the sources on which she drew in creating them. She will also touch on her relationship to projection-as-technology, literary sources, and the present-day state of the environment.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Lecture | The Healing Power of Ancient Greek Tragedy


The Theater of War has performed Greek tragedies at hundreds of military bases, prisons and hospitals to spur conversations about trauma, violence and survival. Artistic Director Bryan Doerries will talk about how the plays of Sophocles and Euripides can help individuals and communities heal from trauma and loss.
   New York City, NY; NYC
12:00 pm
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Lectures, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, The Healing Power of Ancient Greek Tragedy

Conference | Insurgent Solidarities: Histories, Formations, Futures


Given the political challenges of the present, the necessity for radical solidarity appears more pressing than ever. Yet while an understanding of solidarity has been pivotal to social change since at least the Haitian Revolution, how it is articulated has never been less than problematic. Is it a process of political change? Is it its goal? How does solidarity define what it is against without excluding forms of political difference that might enhance it? What can be learned from solidarity in the past, especially when contingent solidarity in the present regards such a history with justifiable incredulity? There can be no doubt that notions of solidarity continue to impact creatively how one understands political opposition and change, how one interrogates constituency and allies, goals and timelines. The differences of solidarity and a respect for the specificity of particular struggles clearly invigorates how solidarity is now engaged, but solidarity can also be more than negotiated coalitions and fragmented alliances. This conference brings together activists, scholars, activist scholars, and radical thinkers all to consider the meanings of solidarity for political work. What makes solidarity insurgent? Is it its composition or the kind of change it struggles to affect? What are its scales and modes and what are their significance today?
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Conferences, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Insurgent Solidarities: Histories, Formations, Futures

Classical Music | Bach at Noon


The keyboard works of Bach offered in 30-minute meditations. Bach at Noon concerts takes place Tuesdays through Fridays, from September 12, 2017 to May 23, 2018.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Bach at Noon

Tour | Grand Central and Its Neighborhood 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 historians Peter Laskowich and Madeleine Levi. This tour takes place every Friday.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tours, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Grand Central and Its Neighborhood Tour

Tour | You Say You Want a Revolution: Remembering the 60s: Guided Tour of the Exhibition


A docent-led tour of items on display, drawn exclusively from the Library’s collections, exploring the breadth and significance of this pivotal era. The tour last approximately 45 minutes and covers highlights of the show.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tours, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, You Say You Want a Revolution: Remembering the 60s: Guided Tour of the Exhibition

Tour | Federal Reserve Bank 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. Tour times: 1:00pm, 2:00pm. This tour takes place Mondays through Fridays, except bank holidays.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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City Walk | Historic Greenwich Village: Beats, Bohemians, and Icons from the 1950's to Today


Bob Dylan, Richard Pryor, Edgar Allen Poe, Jane Jacobs, James Baldwin, Jack Kerouac, Dave Attell, Patti Smith, Joan Baez, and Truman Capote are just a few of the thousands of accomplished artists, writers, radicals, and performers who made their way through Greenwich Village. This tour, primarily focusing on the 1950s onward, visits the hangouts that have defined legendary people and the spirit of this iconic neighborhood.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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City Walks, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Historic Greenwich Village: Beats, Bohemians, and Icons from the 1950's to Today

Symposium | New Directions in Prokofiev Studies


A symposium bringing together leading international scholars to discuss emerging trends in Prokofiev scholarship. Special focus will be on research conducted at the college's Serge Prokofiev Archive. Presentations will include: Rita McAllister (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland): “Things in Themselves: The ‘Seeds of the Flowers’, and the 138 Questions You Wished You Could Have Asked Prokofiev” Christina Guillaumier (Royal College of Music, London): “Prokofiev’s Operas: Problems and Perspectives” Natalia Savkina (Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory): “A New Volume on Documents from the Serge Prokofiev Archive”  Klara Moricz (Amherst College): “Soviet “méchanique” or the Bolshevik Sublime in Prokofiev’s Pas d’acier” Barbara Nissman (Professional Pianist): “The Two Fifths- Prokofiev’s Fifth Piano Sonata & Fifth Piano Concerto: A Performer’s View” 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Symposiums, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, New Directions in Prokofiev Studies

Concert | Pipes at One Organ Recital


Weekly recitals showcasing the new organ, featuring New York City's leading organists. Today: Daniel Hyde of St. Thomas Church, NYC
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Film | Mike White's Brad's Status (2017): Insecure College Dad


Stars: Ben Stiller, Austin Abrams, Jenna Fischer. A father takes his son to tour colleges on the East Coast and meets up with an old friend who makes him feel inferior about his life's choices. 102 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Mike White's Brad's Status (2017): Insecure College Dad

Film | Henry Joost & Ariel Schulman's Nerve (2016): Controlled by the Internet


Stars: Emma Roberts, Dave Franco, Emily Meade. A high school senior finds herself immersed in an online game of truth or dare, where her every move starts to become manipulated by an anonymous community of "watchers." 96 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Henry Joost & Ariel Schulman's Nerve (2016): Controlled by the Internet

Workshop | Fencing Workshop


Learn the basics with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center. Must be 16 or older to participate.
   New York City, NY; NYC
1:30 pm
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Workshops, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Fencing Workshop

Park Walk | Heart of the Park Tour


Walk straight through the heart of Central Park on this east-to-west tour led by guides. Enjoy a great variety of the scenic, sculptural, and ar chitectural elements the Park has to offer. Visit some of the Park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Loeb Boathouse, Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, Cherry Hill, The Lake, and Strawberry Fields.
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Tour | Bushwick Graffiti and Street Art Tour


New York City is a mecca for graffiti and street art, making it a very attractive playground for artists from around the world. Bushwick, in a working class district on the north side of Brooklyn adjacent to Williamsburg, has been attracting artists for some time now. The neighborhood has a fair collection of art studios and galleries, but it’s Bushwick’s industrial landscape that’s attracting the street artist. If you came looking for 1960′s Greenwich Village, you’ll find something brewing in Bushwick.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tour | Harlem Tour


Although world famous, Harlem may be New York's best kept secret with some of the city's best architecture, food, music and people. Harlem's history is also one of the city's most dramatic, having gone through many ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic changes over the past roughly 400 years, which have resulted in a diverse array of places of worship, theaters, homes and eating establishments.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tour | SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown Tour


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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Lecture | Immediacy, Loss and Romantic Micro-Melancholia


For all its investment in futurity and progress, romantic-period discourse is preoccupied with loss, frequently for a specific “object”—innocence, childhood, revolutionary promise—which is the basis, on many accounts, for a characteristic disenchantment or solipsism. But there is a melancholic strain to romanticism as well, issuing paradoxically in versions of immediacy, where loss is both nonspecific and time-stamped and where the “now,” however shocking or fragile, is suddenly—in anticipation of our present moment—the thing that matters. Speaker: William Galperin, Rutgers University  
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Lectures, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Immediacy, Loss and Romantic Micro-Melancholia

Film | Sydney Pollack's Oscar Winner They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969): Dance Floor Drama


Stars: Jane Fonda, Michael Sarrazin, Susannah York. The lives of a disparate group of contestants intertwine in an inhumanely grueling dance marathon. 129 min.
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Films, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Sydney Pollack's Oscar Winner They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969): Dance Floor Drama

Film | Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk (2017): 3-Time Oscar Winner


Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance. Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. 106 min.
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Films, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk (2017): 3-Time Oscar Winner

Book Discussion | Short Classics Book Discussion Group: The Frogs


Discuss the book by Aristophanes. The Frogs tells the story of the god Dionysus, who, despairing of the state of Athens' tragedians, travels to Hades to bring the playwright Euripides back from the dead.
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Lecture | From Consensus to Paralysis in the United States: 1960 to the Present


"I trace and explain how the ratcheting of corporate mergers and deregulation transformed the structure of elite relations in the United States from 1960 to the present. Prior to the 1970s there was a high degree of elite unity and consensus, enforced by Federal regulation and molded by the structure of the U.S. government, around a set of policies and practices: interventionism abroad, progressive tax rates, heavy state investment in infrastructure and education, and a rising level of social spending. I find that economic decline, the loss of geopolitical hegemony, and mobilization from the left and right are unable to account for the specific policies that both Democratic and Republican Administrations furthered since the 1970s or for the uneven decline in state capacity that were intended and unintended consequences of the post-1960s political realignment and policy changes. Instead, the realignment and restructuring of elites and classes that first transformed politics and degraded government in the 1970s in turn made possible further shifts in the capacities of American political actors in both the state and civil society. I explain how that process operated and how it produced specific policy outcomes and created new limits on mass political mobilization while creating opportunities for autarkic elites to appropriate state powers and resources for themselves." Speaker: Richard Lachmann, Professor of Sociology at SUNY Albany
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3:00 pm
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Lectures, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, From Consensus to Paralysis in the United States: 1960 to the Present

Tour | You Say You Want a Revolution: Remembering the 60s: Guided Tour of the Exhibition


A docent-led tour of items on display, drawn exclusively from the Library’s collections, exploring the breadth and significance of this pivotal era. The tour last approximately 45 minutes and covers highlights of the show.
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Tours, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, You Say You Want a Revolution: Remembering the 60s: Guided Tour of the Exhibition

Concert | College Recitals


Noah Senghui Koh, Cello  4:00PM Daniel Joseph Parker, Piano  4:00PM Cameron Baese MacIntosh, Jazz Drums  6:00PM Minji Kim, Viola  6:00PM Alice Ping, Viola  8:00PM Daniel James Ficarri, Organ  8:00PM
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Workshop | Neon Glow Fitness Challenge


Wear your best neon fitness gear and take part in the neon glow exercise event. This event is open to adults aged 18 years and older. Schedule of Fitness Challenges 4:00 p.m. - Tabata Interval Training 5:00 p.m. - Jump Rope Madness 6:00 p.m. - Afro-Brazilian Zumba 7:00 p.m. - Hip-Hop Skip and Mit Fitness 8:00 p.m. - Power Cardio
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Classical Music | Choral Works by Bach and More at a Major NYC Cathedral


Program: Flor Peeters Entrata Festiva Johann Sebastian Bach Alleluia (from Cantata 142) Johann Sebastian Bach Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring Marshall Bartholomew Little Innocent Lamb Kurt Bestor Prayer of the Children Israel Kagaruki Jenga Imani Yako John Hughes Calan Lan Roger Whitakker and Odina E. Batnag I Am But a Small Voice arr. Jeffrey Ames Tshosholoza With: Fairfield Country Day School Touring Choir (Fairfield, CT)
   New York City, NY; NYC
4:00 pm
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Concerts, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Choral Works by Bach and More at a Major NYC Cathedral

Lecture | The Real Generation Z: Rethinking Youth & Migration in the New Millennium


This talk will explore the impact of immigrant youth on their major generational cohort. Presenting ethnographic research on spelling bees and the rise of “brain sports,” it will investigate how immigrants and their children may be may be driving fundamental changes in what childhood and youth mean for members of their generation. Speaker: Shalini Shankar, PhD New York University, Northwestern University and Director of the Asian American Studies Program at Northwestern University.  She is a linguistic and sociocultural anthropologist whose ethnographic research focuses on youth, media, language use, race/ ethnicity, and Asian diasporas. She is the author of Desi Land: Teen Culture, Class, and Success in Silicon Valley and Advertising Diversity: Ad Agencies and the Creation of Asian American Consumers. She is currently working on Spellebrity: Inside the Selfie Generation’s World of Competitive Spelling and other projects.
   New York City, NY; NYC
4:15 pm
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Lectures, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, The Real Generation Z: Rethinking Youth & Migration in the New Millennium

Poetry Reading | Creative Writing Program Alumni Poetry Reading


Chase Berggrun is the author of R E D, forthcoming from Birds, LLC in 2017, and the chapbook Discontent and Its Civilizations: Poems of Erasure, published by jubilat in 2012. DéLana R. A. Dameron’s debut collection How God Ends Us (2009) was selected by Elizabeth Alexander for the 2008 South Carolina Poetry Book Prize and her second collection of poems Weary Kingdom (2017) is part of the University of South Carolina Palmetto Poetry Series, edited by Nikky Finney. Jen Hyde is the author of Hua Shi Hua,华诗画 [Drawings & Poems from China], (Ahsahta, 2017) and she is currently at work on Murmur, a 2016 finalist for the Creative Capital Grant in Literature. Jen Levitt is the author of The Off-Season (Four Way Books), which was a finalist for the 2017 Golden Crown Literary Society Award in Poetry. Elsbeth Pancrazi’s debut poetry collection is Full Body Pleasure Suit (Tavern Books, 2017), which was selected through the 2016 Wrolstad Contemporary Poetry Series. Jenny Xie is the author of Eye Level (Graywolf Press, forthcoming April 2018), selected by Juan Felipe Herrera as the winner of the 2017 Walt Whitman Award of the Academy of American Poets, and Nowhere to Arrive (Northwestern University Press, 2017), recipient of the 2016 Drinking Gourd Priz
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Poetry Readings, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Creative Writing Program Alumni Poetry Reading

Classical Music | Vocal Works by C. Schumann and More


Program: Clara Schumann: Liebst du um Schönheit; Er ist gekommen; Lorelei Pauline Viardot (1821-1910): Fleur desséchée; Madrid; Havanaise Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979): J'ai frappé; Soir d'hiver; Élégie Mo Zhao: The Silver Moon is Set... John Harbison (b. 1938): Mirabai Songs Juliana Hall (b. 1958): from Letters from Edna Amy Beach (1867-1944): The Year's at the Spring Student recital - Alex Selawsky-Group, Mezzo-Soprano
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Concert | Folk, Americana and more


Kelley Swindall (Southern gothic folk), Emerald Rae (fiddler and folksinger), and Our Wild America (heavy, cinematic Americana) perform.
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Comedy Club | Comedy Evening


Featuring comics who have appeared on NBC, TruTV, Comedy Central and more.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Author Reading | Hoor Al Qasimi & Gabriela Range discuss their book Embodying


Embodying focuses on Hassan Sharif’s engagement with experimental performance from 1982–84. With the corpus of these performances viewed only by small circles of relatives and friends in the United Arab Emirates or London, Embodying reveals them to an extended audience for the first time. The publication includes poems written by Dubai-based author and artist Cristiana de Marchi. 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Author Readings, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Hoor Al Qasimi & Gabriela Range discuss their book Embodying

Classical Music | Violin and Piano Works by Mozart, Respighi and Ravel


With: Andrea Obiso, violin Baron Fenwick, piano Born in 1994 and considered by the critics an “enfant prodige”, Andrea Obiso began studying the violin with his father at age six and he is one of the youngest violinists in the world that have received his first major degree, with honors and special mention at only 14 years old. She won the “66th ARD Munich International Violin Competition” and the “Ravel Prix 2017”, the 2nd Prize at the "XI A. Khachaturian International Violin Competition 2015", the "Special Prize for Virtuosic Performance" at the "6th Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians" and other eleven first prizes in national competitions.
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Concerts, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Violin and Piano Works by Mozart, Respighi and Ravel

Festival | Fireside Gatherings: Kinstillatory Mappings in Light and Dark Matter


A monthly fireside gathering on the Lower East Side. Hosted by Emily Johnson/Catalyst, expect bonfires in the amphitheater. Sit by the fire and welcome the evening with neighbors, stories, food (bring some to share), star knowledge, and dancing. Gather and be welcome.
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Tour | High Line Tour


The area around the High Line Park was a vital business district of New York City, supplying fresh fruits, French Cheeses and Russian caviar as well as fresh meats to City markets. The hustle and bustle of the streets induced the City to elevate the railroad trains delivering goods to the commercial buildings. When interstate truck traffic made the railway outdated, it fell into ruin, only to be regenerated as a park.
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Opening Reception | Artists in Conversation: Jibade-Khalil Huffman and Sable Elyse Smith


Jibade-Khalil Huffman is an artist working fluidly across poetry, video, photography, and installation. His works are experimentations relating archives and collage to nostalgia and memory, where the written and the visual meet in between.  Sable Elyse Smith is an interdisciplinary artist and writer based in New York. Her practice considers memory and trauma while enacting an undoing of language. She works from the archive of her own body creating new syntax for knowing and not knowing, thereby marking the difference between witnessing and watching. To see is unbearable. 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Opening Receptions, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Artists in Conversation: Jibade-Khalil Huffman and Sable Elyse Smith

Author Reading | Kevin Patterson discusses his book Love’s Not Color Blind


Polyamorous people and communities can appear, at first glance, to be very open and welcoming. In many cases, they don’t take the time to get introspective about why they may come across as unfriendly or inaccessible to people of color. Love’s Not Color Blind is a book about what we can do to change that landscape. This book-signing event comes bundled with a personally-driven discussion/Q&A on how race can impact polyamory on both individual and community levels.
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Author Reading | Maria José Silveira reads from her book Her Mother's Mother's Mother and Her Daughters


Spanning 500 years of Brazilian history, Her Mother’s Mother’s Mother and Her Daughters chronicles a family of women, beginning in 1500 with the birth of Inaiá, daughter of a Tupiniquim warrior, and ending in 2001 with Inaiá’s distant descendent, Maria Flor. As each new daughter takes the place of her mother, and the mothers before her, Maria José Silveira’s captivating, cinematic prose takes us through the formation of the country itself, as well as through the roles, customs, challenges, and intrigues of the women within it.
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Author Readings, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Maria José Silveira reads from her book Her Mother's Mother's Mother and Her Daughters

Concert | Faculty Recital: Marc Ponthus, piano


LiveSOUNDS, which features free performances by faculty and their guests on Fridays throughout the school year is a highlight of Third Street's concert programming. It presents a cross section of a diverse and creative community of Third Street faculty members who are deeply committed to excellence and professionalism.
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Performance | No Name... & A Bag O' Chips comedy / variety show


The show will feature The Summer Replacements band, including Carl ("Rocket Man") Fortunato and Fernando (Dr. Sandman) Morales Gonzalez.
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Performances, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, No Name... & A Bag O' Chips comedy / variety show

Tour | 9/11 Memorial and Brooklyn Bridge Night Tour


A renaissance is taking place on the southern tip of Manhattan Island. Since the terrorist attacks of September 11th 2001, a concerted effort has been undertaken to redevelop this part of the city, with the redevelopment of the World Trade Center and the construction of the National September 11th Memorial and Museum. And from twilight into the night is the right time to pay a visit to this part of New York City. From the Memorial to the Woolworth Building, City Hall to the Brooklyn Bridge, some of the your most memorable experiences in the city await you.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:30 pm
Free
Tours, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, 9/11 Memorial and Brooklyn Bridge Night Tour

Tour | Ghosts of the East Village Tour


The ghosts of Greenwich Village are too numerous and interesting to meet in just one evening! Due to popular demand, they are offering a new tour, “Ghosts of the East Village,” as a companion tour to one of their biggest crowd-pleasers, Ghosts of the West Village.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:30 pm
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Tours, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Ghosts of the East Village Tour

Concert | Student Recitals


7:30 PM - 9:00 PM  Qingyun Jiang, piano 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM  Senior Opera Theater: The Snow Maiden 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM  Xutong Ji, piano 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM  Kenneth Chauby, trumpet 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM  Chase Lokke, jazz drumset 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM  Daniel Dickinson, Saxophone
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:30 pm
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Concerts, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Student Recitals

Concert | Martha Redbone: Appalachian Vocalist Backed by Indian Sounds


Appalachian and Native American song is at the root of American music. Today, their song and struggle is particularly relevant and Martha Redbone is a clear and beautiful voice that represents these deep musical traditions. Her music flows equally from her own unique, award-winning blend of Native American elements with funk and her deep roots in Appalachian folk and Piedmont blues favored by the matriarchy that raised her on a rich sojourn from Clinch Mountain, Virginia, to Harlan County, Kentucky, and beyond to Brooklyn’s Dodge City-esque mean streets. Tonight, her ensemble joins with Brooklyn Raga Massive's community of Indian music–inspired artists to highlight both the roots and contemporary interpretations of these traditions. Stick around for a post-concert social hour featuring DJ Shishi. With Martha Redbone, vocals; Aaron Whitby, keyboards and piano; Marvin Sewell, guitar; Charlie Burnham, violin; Tony Mason, drums; Fred Cash, bass; Sameer Gupta, tabla; Pawan Benjamin, bansuri; Neel Murgai, sitar. Special guests Soni Moreno, vocals; Michael Gam, sarod and percussion  
   New York City, NY; NYC
7:30 pm
Free
Concerts, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Martha Redbone: Appalachian Vocalist Backed by Indian Sounds

Workshop | The Lost World of the Incas in Peru and Bolivia


Free Intro class. Learn more about the upcoming Esoteric Quest for the Lost World of the Incas in Peru and Bolivia, as they prepare to travel to Urubamba, Peru, this August. Quest director Ralph White journeyed as a young man to the High Andes of Peru and Bolivia and has remained fascinated by the Incas and other Pre-Colombian cultures of South America, with their mysterious wisdom traditions and deep knowledge of both earth and stars.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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8:00 pm
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Workshops, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, The Lost World of the Incas in Peru and Bolivia

Classical Music | Strings Honors Recital


Performances from finalists of the string competition.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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8:00 pm
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Concerts, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Strings Honors Recital

Classical Music | Homage to Sergei Prokofiev: 100 Years of Prokofiev in New York City


Directed by Magdalena Stern-Baczewska.  All-Prokofiev program.
   New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
Free
Concerts, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Homage to Sergei Prokofiev: 100 Years of Prokofiev in New York City

Classical Music | Oboe Works by Bach, Ravel and Wagner


Sarah Loos, oboe. Program: Thea Musgrave (b. 1928): Niobe Bach: Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten BWV 202 Ravel: Sonatine Wagner: Tristan und Isolde Joseph Stephenson (1723-1810): Concerto for cor anglais and string orchestra
   New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
Free
Concerts, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Oboe Works by Bach, Ravel and Wagner

Comedy Club | Emerald City Laughs


A weekly standup comedy show.  Featuring comics who have appeared on Comedy Central, College Humor, MTV, and more.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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9:45 pm
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Comedy Clubs, April 13, 2018, 04/13/2018, Emerald City Laughs
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Musical | Sci-fi musical

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Musical | Portrayals of Family, Loneliness and Love by Tony Award winning director and more

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Opera | One of the most famous operas

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