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Are you looking for free things to do in New York City (NYC) on April 25, 2018?

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! 56 free events take place on April 25 in New York City.

New York City (NYC) never ceases to amaze you with quantity and quality of its free culture and free entertainment. Check out April 25 and see for yourself. Summer or Winter, Spring or Fall! Just click on any day of the calendar above and you'll find most inspiring and entertaining free events to go to and free things to do on each day of April . Don't miss the opportunities that only New York provides!

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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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All events, things to do on April 25, 2018 are free unless otherwise noted.

Editor's Picks

free events nyc Jazz band: saxophones, trumpets, trombone, tuba and more
free events nyc Dance on Film: Haitian dancer and choreographer Jean Léon Destiné
free events nyc The Bill Wurtzel Trio
free events nyc Shakespeare's Henry V
free events nyc Piano Works by Beethoven, Schumann, Bartok, Brahms
free events nyc Violin Works by Schubert and Bach
free events nyc No Baby: Consequences of Getting Pregnant
free events nyc Internationally recognized pianist Jeffrey Swann
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Workshop | Boot Camp


The Rise NYC, a community-driven pop-up fitness group, hosts a Boot Camp. Rotations through exercises like crunches, planks, push-ups, burpees, and mountain climbers ensure a mixture of cardio and strength training that will keep you coming back, and seeing results. No equipment necessary; smiles and high fives encouraged. Rain or shine.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, Boot Camp

Conference | The Future of Holocaust Research


Leading international Holocaust researchers will address the state of Holocaust research and its future on several panels over the course of this 2-day conference.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Conferences, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, The Future of Holocaust Research

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 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights and Dumbo Tour

Park Walk | Central Park Tour - Lower Section


Once described as the lungs of the city, Central Park brings a breath of fresh air to New York's crowded urban terrain. What started out as the rocky and desolate northern fringes of a rapidly expanding city is today among the world's most famous and beloved public parks. With over 843 acres of meadows, hills, ball fields and bodies of water, it's impossible not to find something to enjoy in Central Park.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Park Walks, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, Central Park Tour - Lower Section

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 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown Tour

Tour | Greenwich Village Neighborhood Tour


Greenwich Village is among Manhattan's most desirable and expensive residential neighborhoods. It's history, however, betrays it's monied status. The Village, with it's quiet, shaded streets, lined with lovely brick and brownstone townhouses, was once the incubating ground of artistic, social and political movements that have helped shape US history. From the Beats to the Folk Movement, from workers rights to gay rights, the Village has often been the center of it all.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tours, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, Greenwich Village Neighborhood Tour

Park Walk | Park Tour


Walking tour of the park led by members of the executive staff.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Park Walks, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, Park Tour

Film | John Farrow's The Big Clock (1948): Framed for Murder


Stars: Ray Milland, Maureen O'Sullivan, Charles Laughton. After murdering someone, a magazine tycoon tries to frame an unknown, innocent man of the murder instead, while the innocent man tries to solve the murder himself. 85 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, John Farrow's The Big Clock (1948): Framed for Murder

Other | African Immigrant Heritage Day


To honor New York City’s dynamic immigrant population, celebrate the rich and diverse community of immigrants from Africa who contribute to the neighborhood. SCHEDULE: 11:30AM – 12PM Music and conversation; dancing optional but encouraged 12PM – 1:30PM FILM: Maami (2011, unrated), by Nigerian director Tunde Kelani. Tells of a Nigerian soccer player preparing for the World Cup as he comes to terms with his childhood, reflecting on his absent father and a mother's love in the midst of poverty and deprivation. 1:30PM – 2PM Refreshments will be served    
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Others, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, African Immigrant Heritage Day

Lecture | The Fall of the Berlin Wall: The Making (and Unmaking?) of a Global Iconic Event


This talk contemplates how particular events become lasting global myths, while others fade into oblivion. What comes to be known and seen as a global iconic event? Focusing on news coverage of the fall of the Berlin Wall and on contemporary retellings of the event, Julia Sonnevend of the New School discusses how storytellers build up certain events so that people remember them for a long time.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Lectures, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, The Fall of the Berlin Wall: The Making (and Unmaking?) of a Global Iconic Event

Workshop | Learn Juggling in the Park


Test your coordination and dexterity with juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, Learn Juggling in the Park

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 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, Bach at Noon

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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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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Tour | Guided Historical Tour of the Columbia University Campus


Join this tour to learn more about the history, architecture, and sculpture of Columbia and the Morningside Heights campus. Whether you're an amateur New York City historian or visiting campus for the first time, you will leave the tour knowing more about our storied past. Given that the tour route is outdoors, please be aware that tours are occasionally suspended due to inclement weather.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tours, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, Guided Historical Tour of the Columbia University Campus

Jazz | Jazz band: saxophones, trumpets, trombone, tuba and more


Featuring Lou Caputo's Not So Big Band. A multi-instrumentalist (saxophones, clarinets and flutes) Lou Caputo has performed with such musicians as Lou Rawls, Frankie Valli, Shirley Basey, as well as the many of the famous Motown acts like the Temptations and the Four Tops. He played for former President Bill Clinton on the occasion of Clinton's 50th birthday. The band: Lou Caputo, alto, baritone, soprano saxophone, flute; John Eckert: trumpet, flugelhorn; Dave Smith, trumpet, flugelhorn; Geoffrey Burke: alto sax, flute; Virginia Mayhew, tenor sax; Jason Ingram, trombone; Dale Turk: tuba; Don Stein, piano; Joel Perry, guitar; Bill Crow, bass; Rudy Petschauer, drums; Mike Campenni, drums; Warren Smith, vibraphone, percussion; Eddie Montalvo, conga; Leopoldo Fleming, percussion. This concert is a part of an ongoing program for jazz lovers.
   New York City, NY; NYC
1:00 pm
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Concerts, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, Jazz band: saxophones, trumpets, trombone, tuba and more

Classical Music | Juilliard Vocal Arts Recital


Juilliard students share their talent with the community in this free, hour-long, lunchtime concert.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, Juilliard Vocal Arts Recital

Classical Music | Violin Works by Schubert and Bach


Program: J.S. Bach: Cello Suite No.2 in D minor, BWV 1008 (Arranged for Viola by Watson Forbes) F. Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata, D.821 (Arranged by Kurt Platz) F. Schubert Concertpiece for Viola and Piano, F Major (Georges Enescu) Benjamin Preneta, violin
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1:00 pm
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Concerts, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, Violin Works by Schubert and Bach

Screening | Dance on Film: Haitian dancer and choreographer Jean Léon Destiné


African dance scholar Carolyn Webb will help celebrate the life and work of Haitian dancer and choreographer Jean Léon Destiné.
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1:30 pm
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Screenings, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, Dance on Film: Haitian dancer and choreographer Jean Léon Destiné

Park Walk | Stroll to Strawberry Fields


Explore the southwest of Central Park with Central Park Conservancy tour guides, and see it like never before. From a planned military parade ground to the site commemorating a famous activist for peace, one of the most-visited areas of the Park has some secrets to share with even the most seasoned Park-goer. Highlights of this tour include: Maine Monument, the Children’s District, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
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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.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Jazz | The Bill Wurtzel Trio


Bill Wurtzel is a renowned guitarist with the experience to play jazz that fits any event or venue. He has performed worldwide with many great jazz artists. Wurtzel's groups have played for countless private affairs featuring mainstream jazz and the Great American Songbook. He is a member of local 802 and is a director of the Jazz Foundation of America.
   New York City, NY; NYC
2:00 pm
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Concerts, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, The Bill Wurtzel Trio

Workshop | French Class for Beginners


Whether you want to learn key words and phrases for travel or build up fluency for school and work, these beginner-classes resources will make learning French practical, easy, and fun.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Film | Bob Fosse's Lenny (1974): Life of the Comedian


Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Valerie Perrine, Jan Miner. The story of acerbic 1960s comic Lenny Bruce, whose groundbreaking, no-holds-barred style and social commentary was often deemed by the Establishment as too obscene for the public. 111 min.
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Films, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, Bob Fosse's Lenny (1974): Life of the Comedian

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 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, You Say You Want a Revolution: Remembering the 60s: Guided Tour of the Exhibition

Lecture | Transgender Psychoanalysis as a New Discipline


Speaker Patricia Gherovici is a psychoanalyst and analytic supervisor. She is co-founder and director of the Philadelphia Lacan Group and Associate Faculty, Psychoanalytic Studies Minor, University of Pennsylvania, Honorary Member at the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research in New York City,  Member at Apres-Coup Psychoanalytic Association New York, and Founding Member of Das Unbehagen. 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Lectures, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, Transgender Psychoanalysis as a New Discipline

Concert | Student Recitals


4:00 PM - 6:00 PM  The 21st Century Pianist Showcase 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM  Contemporary Composer/Performer Project 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM  Le Kong, piano 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM  Maiko Yoshida, piano
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Festival | Diversity Art Festival


The Diversity Art Festival is an evening focused on celebrating diversity through the arts with a huge lineup of high-profile guest speakers and highlighted work of fellow students. The purpose of the festival is to celebrate diversity through the arts. Appetizers and desserts.
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Discussion | Power Panel on India: Economic Reforms and International Engagement


Panelists: -- Charles Kaye, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Warburg-Pincus -- Arvind Panagariya, Director, Deepak and Neera Raj Center on Indian Economic Policies -- Ashley J. Tellis, Tata Chair for Strategic Affairs, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Presiding: -- Jagdish Bhagwati, University Professor
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Discussions, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, Power Panel on India: Economic Reforms and International Engagement

Opening Reception | Victory over the Sun: An Art 'Intervention'


Artist Monika Bravo utilizes geometry and whimsical elements to create a sense of presence. Bravo is a multimedia artist known for creating elaborate sensory art experiences within architectural spaces through the use of animation, drawing, geometric forms, and color. Her aim is to lead viewers to a new state of awareness as they interact with her art and the environment it produces.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Opening Receptions, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, Victory over the Sun: An Art 'Intervention'

Author Reading | Christopher Petkanas discusses his book Loulou & Yves: The Untold Story of Loulou de la Falaise and the House of Saint Laurent


The history of muses in fashion — especially Loulou de la Falaise, whose bohemian spirit and fearless sense of style caught the attention of Yves Saint Laurent. She is the subject of Petkanas’s new book.
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Author Reading | From Here and There: Diaspora Policies, Integration, and Social Rights Beyond Borders


Celebrate the release of Global Studies chair Alexandra Délano Alonso’s new book. This book looks at citizenship and immigrant integration from the perspective of countries of origin: specifically the processes through which Mexico and other Latin American countries are establishing programs to give their emigrant populations better access to education, health, banking, labor rights, language acquisition and civic participation in the United States.
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Author Readings, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, From Here and There: Diaspora Policies, Integration, and Social Rights Beyond Borders

Author Reading | Invisible: How Young Women with Serious Health Issues Navigate Work, Relationships, and the Pressure to Seem Just Fine


Author Michele Lent Hirsch is a writer and editor who specializes in science, gender, and health. Her nonfiction has appeared in or on The Atlantic, The Guardian, Smithsonian, Psychology Today, and Consumer Reports, among other outlets, and her poetry in Bellevue Literary Review and Rattle. Also reading: Marissa LaRocca, an award-winning writer, LGBTQ activist, YouTube personality, and speaker. reads from her book Starving in Search of Me, a chronicle of her secret battle with starving herself, binging, and purging as a young adult, and her eventual recovery.                
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Author Readings, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, Invisible: How Young Women with Serious Health Issues Navigate Work, Relationships, and the Pressure to Seem Just Fine

Discussion | Intergenerational Perspectives on Aging Through Film and Photography


A conversation with Carlos de Jesus, storyteller and Associate Professor, and Nova Scott-James, artist and filmmaker from Harlem.
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Lecture | Community As Catalyst: utopian vision of modern society by Italian manufacturer Olivetti in the 50's


Imagine the impact on the lives of workers and their families if an employer provided elegant housing, child care facilities flooded with natural light, and recreation zones with innovative regional planning, all supported by an abbreviated work week. This was Adriano Olivetti’s modern Italy. Architectural historian Kay Bea Jones will discuss the golden years of Adriano Olivetti's (1933-1960) typewriter company, his vision of a democratic modern society and the essential role of design in creating community.
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Film | The Past Is Not Our Future (2018): Documentary on Renowned Guyanese Revolutionary


Rare photos, re-enactments, personal writing and archive film are complied in this documentary exploring the early life of Walter Rodney, a renowned Guyanese revolutionary, from his university years to his emergence as a political radical in the 1960s. It’s as much a tribute to the Caribbean during the sweeping transformations of the 60s as it is to Rodney’s enduring voice. Director Matthew Smith (also Chair of the Department of History and Archaeology, University of West Indies, Mona Campus) will be present.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, The Past Is Not Our Future (2018): Documentary on Renowned Guyanese Revolutionary

Film | El Mar La Mar (2017): Border Stories


A gripping portrait from and about those who brave the perilous journey across the Sonoran Desert to cross from Mexico to the U.S. The film weaves together “border stories” with compelling imagery of the terrain, riddled with items its travelers have left behind. 94 min. Post-screening discussion with Directors J. P. Sniadecki and Joshua Bonnetta.
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Films, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, El Mar La Mar (2017): Border Stories

Book Discussion | Book Group: The Handmaid's Tale


Discuss the book by Margaret Atwood. The modern classic novel is of a woman’s life in a fundamentalist Christian dictatorship which has taken over the United States in the near future.
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City Walk | Historic Brooklyn Bridge Tour


On May 24, 1883, journalist Montgomery Schuyler said "It so happens that the work which is likely to be our most durable monument, and to convey some knowledge of us to the most remote posterity, is a work of bare utility; not a shrine, not a fortress, not a palace, but a bridge." This tour will tell the story of the world-famous Brooklyn Bridge, and examine its ever-present historical, technological, and cultural impact. Note: this tour is held early, as to avoid the massive crowds that the bridge continues to attract, 135 years after its completion.
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Author Reading | Sara R. Farris discusses discusses her book In the Name of Women's Rights: The Rise of Femonationalism


Farris’s book explores the ways in which feminist ideas are often exploited by anti-Islam and xenophobic campaigns. She coins the term “femonationalism” to describe the practice and claims that, by characterising Muslim men as oppressors and by emphasising the need to rescue Muslim women, these anti-Islam groups use gender equality to justify their prejudice. Sara R. Farris is Associate Professor in Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London.
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Author Readings, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, Sara R. Farris discusses discusses her book In the Name of Women's Rights: The Rise of Femonationalism

Author Reading | Meryl Gordon discusses her book Bunny Mellon: The Life of an American Style Legend


A new book pulls back the curtain on the life of a style icon. Bunny Mellon, the American aristocrat who designed the White House Rose Garden for her friend JFK, served as a living witness to 20th Century American history, operating in the high-level arenas of politics, diplomacy, art and fashion. Mellon, who died in 2014 at age 103, was famously press-shy during her lifetime. With the cooperation of Bunny Mellon's family, author Meryl Gordon accessed thousands of pages of Mellon's personal archive; she also conducted over one hundred interviews with Mellon's friends and colleagues.
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Discussion | The Path Forward: A Future for Democracy?


Library President Anthony Marx brings together political analysts from the right and left to ask what the future holds for American democracy and for democracies around the world. With: - Peter Beinart, contributing editor at The Atlantic and associate professor of journalism and political science at the City University of New York - Jonah Goldberg, senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and senior editor at National Review Experts across the political spectrum agree: it is not certain how democratic societies will survive the rise of illiberal leaders, populists, and nationalists. Consensus falls apart when they try to answer why that uncertainty exists and how it might be erased.
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Discussions, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, The Path Forward: A Future for Democracy?

Staged Reading | Strangers in America: L.A. Riots of '92


TV writer Kayla Park finally has a chance to make it in Hollywood, but then the 1992 L.A. Riots erupt. In the chaos, her father is shot by an African American gang and his store is destroyed. Devastated, Kayla is forced to make difficult decisions for her future and her family’s. Strangers in America dramatizes how a Korean American family survives trauma and forges new relationships with their African American neighbors. Written by Chungmi Kim, directed by Tina Chen.
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Film | João Moreira Salles's In the Intense Now (2017): French Documentary


The Times' A.O. Scott says viewers “will find solace, enlightenment and surprise in João Moreira Salles’s In the Intense Now, a bittersweet, ruminative documentary essay composed of footage from the era of the 1960s, accompanied by thoughtful, disarmingly personal voice-over narration. Some of the images — and virtually the only ones in color — come from Mr. Salles’s own archives… and they punctuate a main narrative devoted to the ‘events of May’ in France. Mr. Salles offers both fresh visual material and a gently revisionist interpretation of events.” 127 min.
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Gallery Talk | Artist Talk: Joel Sternfeld


Sternfeld, artist and Curator of Landscapes after Ruskin and Noble Foundation Chair in Art and Cultural History at Sarah Lawrence College, will be in discussion with Emma Quilhot, Director of Special Projects, Hall Art Foundation.
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Reading | Faculty Reading: 4 Authors


Jonathan Liebson is a longtime teacher of first-year writing and an academic advisor. His essays, book reviews, and short stories have appeared in Time Out New York, The Georgia Review, American Book Review, Meridian, Passages North, and Harvard Review; in the anthology Naming the World: And Other Exercises for the Creative Writer. Stephen Massimilla is a poet, scholar, translator, lecturer, painter, photographer, and author. His 500-page co-authored volume Cooking with the Muse (Tupelo Press, 2016), includes hundreds of original poems, recipes, essays, and color photos. Nkosi Ife Bandele is a storyteller who has worked as journalist and has written for stage, TV, and film. His first novel, The Ape is Dead!, has recently been published by Crimson Cloak Publishing (July 2016). He is a longtime teacher in the first-year writing program, offering the wildly popular classes Too Cool for School and What’s Love Got to do with It?. Olga Breydo received her M.Arch from The Bartlett School of Architecture in London and an MFA in Creative Writing from The New School. Her fiction and nonfiction appear in Slice Magazine, Joyland, The Cossack Review, Bodega, and RETRO.
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Author Reading | Writers Read: Sarah Kendzior / Amy Siskind


Journalist and scholar Sarah Kendzior and writer and activist Amy Siskind for a discussion of their new books, The View from Flyover Country and The List: A Week-by- Week Reckoning of Trump’s First Year.  
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Author Reading | Clemantine Wamariya reads from her book The Girl Who Smiled Beads


Clemantine Wamariya was six years old when her mother and father began to speak in whispers, when neighbors began to disappear, and when she heard the loud, ugly sounds her brother said were thunder. In 1994, she and her fifteen-year-old sister, Claire, fled the Rwandan massacre and spent the next six years migrating through seven African countries, searching for safety--perpetually hungry, imprisoned and abused, enduring and escaping refugee camps, finding unexpected kindness, witnessing inhuman cruelty.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Author Readings, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, Clemantine Wamariya reads from her book The Girl Who Smiled Beads

Author Reading | Discover Great New Writers Award recipient Lisa Ko discusses her book The Leavers


One morning, Deming Guo's mother, an undocumented Chinese immigrant, goes to her job at a nail salon--and never comes home. Adopted by a well-meaning white couple, Deming is renamed Daniel Wilkinson, and must reconcile his adoptive parents' desire that he assimilate with his memories of his mother and the community he left behind. The Leavers is a vivid examination of borders and belonging.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Author Readings, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, Discover Great New Writers Award recipient Lisa Ko discusses her book The Leavers

Discussion | Is America in the Heart? New Filipinx Literature


A special event about Filipinx-American history, migration, queerness, and the elusive goal of cracking the American Dream for working-class immigrants. Elaine Castillo’s debut America is Not the Heart is a vibrant and starkly hilarious novel told through the perspective of different members of the De Vera family, who flee Marcos-era Philippines in stages for the immigrant suburbs of the Bay Area, and the title a riff on of Carlos Bulosan’s social classic about the life of a migrant Filipino farm worker. She will be joined by writer, journalist and poet Luis H. Francia, who will read from his introduction to the Philippine’s version of Bulosan’s text, and recent poems about police violence and Duterte. They will be joined by Kundiman co-founder Joseph O. Legaspi, the author of Threshold, a collection of poetry, and moderator Gina Apostol, the author of Gun Dealer’s Daughter.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussions, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, Is America in the Heart? New Filipinx Literature

Concert | Logic Magazine Issue 4 Reading


Logic is a magazine about technology that comes out three times a year. Tonight they celebrate one of those times, the issue number is 04 and the prompt is Scale. Talks include: K. Sabeel Rahman on new tech monopolies and how to tame them Nina Sparling on "open-source agriculture" Ross Perlin on small languages, smartphones and the internet Moira Weigel on #MeToo, the death of print media, and the structure of the internet Ben Tarnoff on how data got "big", and how we might democratize it
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Play | No Baby: Consequences of Getting Pregnant


Karen and Britney don't know one another, and they never will. However, they find themselves on parallel journeys when they both become simultaneously pregnant. While Britney watches her options disappear helplessly as Planned Parenthoods vanish from her world, a late stage miscarriage threatens to mentally destabilize Karen beyond the point of recovery. A student production of the play by Blake Bishton .
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Plays, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, No Baby: Consequences of Getting Pregnant

Play | Shakespeare's Henry V


Obie Award-winning director Robert O’Hara (Bootycandy, The Brother/Sister Plays (Part 2).) brings a warring King and his band of brothers to New York City. Insulted by the regent of France, Britain’s King Henry V decides to wage war and claim the throne across the Channel. But Henry’s charm only distracts the soldiers for so long before the dire stakes of their task calls into question the King’s true motives and direction. Resonating from across the centuries—wherever there may be a kingdom for a stage, and royalty to act—Shakespeare’s drama about invasion, ego and leadership delves into history’s thorniest questions: What makes a person worthy of wearing the crown, and what do they owe the people they lead?
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Plays, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, Shakespeare's Henry V

Classical Music | Piano Works by Beethoven, Schumann, Bartok, Brahms


Program: Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major, Op. 110 Johannes Brahms (1833-97) 6 Klavierstucke, Op. 118 José María Sánchez-Verdú (b. 1968) Jardín de espejos (2017) Robert Schumann (1810-56) Fantasie, Op. 17 Bela Bartok (1881-1945) Out of Doors  Alexei Tartakovsky, piano
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, Piano Works by Beethoven, Schumann, Bartok, Brahms

Classical Music | Internationally recognized pianist Jeffrey Swann


Jeffrey Swann enjoys an international performing career which has taken him throughout the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia. He won first prize in the Dino Ciani Competition sponsored by La Scala in Milan, a gold medal at the Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels, and top honors at the Warsaw Chopin, Van Cliburn, Vianna da Motta and Montreal Competitions, as well as the Young Concert Artists auditions in New York City. His large and varied repertoire includes more than 60 concertos as well as solo works ranging from Bach to Boulez.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, April 25, 2018, 04/25/2018, Internationally recognized pianist Jeffrey Swann

Play | Carnal: Marriage Can Be Painful


Tom and Dan like each other. Dan wants a fairytale romance. So does Tom. Dan fantasizes about a destination wedding. Tom fantasizes about Dan abusing him in a hotel room. In a place where fantasy and reality must collide, and the line between sex and violence is all but erased, these men must make a stand for how they want to experience love – and pain. A college production of the a play by Nikhil Mahapatra.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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