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Are you looking for free things to do in New York City (NYC) on December 1, 2017?

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! 58 free events take place on December 1 in New York City.
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Fri, December 1, 2017
58 Free events, free things to do in New York City (NYC)

All events, things to do on December 1, 2017 are free unless otherwise noted.
Tour |
The 3-hour walking and subway tour covers the Financial District including Wall Street and the World Trade Center, SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown. These are neighborhoods that simply can’t be fully appreciated from a bus. There will be one or two opportunities to sample tasty treats.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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9:30 am
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Tours, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Downtown Manhattan 3-Hour Tour
City Walk |
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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9:30 am
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City Walks, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights and Dumbo Tour
Workshop |
This hourlong class includes a gentle hatha/vinyasa flow with a focus on breathwork and meditation to assist practitioners in going deeper into the body and mind. This inquiry will seek to create more flexibility and allow movement of energy to ultimately find more grounding and presence, in class and throughout the day.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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9:30 am
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Workshops, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Yoga and Breathwork
Conference |
A conference in celebration of the centennial of the Russian Revolution. It will include two panels and a round table entitled “Why Celebrate the Revolution Today?” The conference will address little-discussed issues of individual freedoms and civil liberties brought about by the October Revolution and celebrated by the artists of the Russian avant-garde: the emancipation of women, advocacy of sexual and gay liberation, internationalism, racial equality, and rights of ethnic minorities. These gains in individual freedoms, rolled back in the Soviet Russia by the mid-1930s are on the agenda again today.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Conferences, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Agitation for Freedom: Revolution and Its Avant-Garde
Park Walk |
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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9:45 am
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Park Walks, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Central Park Tour - Lower Section
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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9:45 am
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Tours, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown Tour
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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.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tours, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Midtown Manhattan Tour
City Walk |
Join a Manhattan Street Art Tour and experience the Lower East Side - SoHo, NoHo, Nolita and Little Italy. The Lower East Side of Manhattan is a playground for street artists, Soho is known to be one of NYC first permit Joint Live-Work Quarters for artists and the area received landmark designation in 1973. Noho and Nolita’s street art is either hidden in courtyards or on the more prominent street art facades. Learn about the history of the art of many famous and unknown artist.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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City Walks, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Manhattan Street Art Tour
Workshop |
Are you a Bridge buff?  Put your game face on and show off your best plays. Join the fun and meet new friends. All players welcome.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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10:00 am
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Workshops, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Bridge Club
Discussion |
In the face of an administration that is trying to "Make America Great Again" by shaking the very tenets of US democracy, we are asking ourselves anew — as teachers, as citizens, as researchers — what is America? Who and what does it stand for and what does it mean? The Observational Practices Lab launches a multi-phase project and investigation to explore the idea of “America” through everyday objects. The aim is to use comparative research and observational methods—which may range from the scientific to the absurd—to expose unseen histories and speculate about the future of the country as a concept. The contemporary global media landscape is fast-moving and undercut by “fake news” and “alternative facts” which demands that students and researchers build a repertoire of strategies to assess and respond to sources of information. 
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12:00 pm
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Discussions, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Object America III: Observational Practices Through Speculation
Symposium |
12:00pm-12:45pm: Book Launch––Advances in Embroidery: Poems with Translations from Mahmoud Darwish, by Ahmad Al-Ashqar ‘17 ––the first book from Poets & Traitors Press 1:15-3:00pm: Translators’ Panel: Reading and Discussion Tony Anemone (The New School), Alex Cigale, David Stromberg (Hebrew University), and James Fuerst (Eugene Lang College). Moderated by Val Vinokur (The New School). 3:30-5:00pm: Open Forum on Literary Translation, Publishing, and the University, featuring alumni, faculty, students, and guests Tynan Kogane (New Directions Press, Lang ‘10), Kendall Storey (Archipelago Press, Lang ‘12), Rose Réjouis (Eugene Lang College), Roman Kostovski (Plamen Press), Matvei Yankelevich (Ugly Duckling Presse), Rebekah Smith (Ugly Duckling Presse, Lang ’03), Stephanie Leone (Lang/Parsons BAFA ’15), Julia Johanne Tolo (PEN America, Lang ‘15), José Garcia Escobar (Asymptote Journal, New School MFA ‘17), David Larsen (NYU), Jennifer Hayashida, and others. Moderated by Val Vinokur. 5:30-6:30pm: Book Launch––The Essential Fictions of Isaac Babel, (Northwestern UP) edited, translated, and annotated by Val Vinokur
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:00 pm
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Symposiums, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, A Day of Translation
Classical Music |
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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12:20 pm
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Concerts, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Bach at Noon
Talk |
In this presentation, Anastasiya Osipova and Matthew Whitley will discuss the art, ecstasies and exhaustions of running an independent imprint that pursues anarchic aesthetics and methods of productions.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:30 pm
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Talks, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Cicada Press: The Poetry of the Slogan, the Lyricism of the Banner
Tour |
Discover architecture and social history of Grand Central neighborhood; learn secrets of Whispering Gallery in Grand Central Terminal; gaze upon hubcaps and roadsters on side of Chrysler Building; discover favorite Midtown Manhattan hangout of Mercury, Hercules, and Minerva; learn why Pershing Square isn’t really square; visit original Lincoln Memorial by Daniel Chester French. Award-winning tour led by urban explorer, historian, and storyteller Justin Ferate. This tour takes place every Friday.
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Tours, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Grand Central and Its Neighborhood Tour
Workshop |
Sneak an hour of creative writing into your school or work day, and re-engage with art. These one-hour workshops that lead participants in creating new writing prompted by art in galleries and sites on campus. The workshops use literature as a lens into artworks, and artworks as a lens back into writing. The goal of these power hours is to connect (or reconnect) participants to the art that surrounds them, and to their own unique writing voice.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:30 pm
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Workshops, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Creative Writing Workshop
Talk |
Elizabeth Loewy, former prosecutor of elder abuse cases in Manhattan District Attorney’s office discusses financial abuse of the elderly. As a prosecutor, Loewy had enormous experience in this area. Now as an executive of a company that combats fraud and abuse of the elderly, she will outline the dimensions of the problem and offer ways to avoid fraud and abuse.
   New York City, NY; NYC
1:00 pm
Free
Talks, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Financial Abuse of the Elderly: A Silent Epidemic
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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1:00 pm
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Tours, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Federal Reserve Bank Tour
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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2:00 pm
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Tours, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown Tour
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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2:00 pm
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Tours, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Harlem Tour
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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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2:00 pm
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Tours, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Bushwick Graffiti and Street Art Tour
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.
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Tours, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Greenwich Village Neighborhood Tour
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Rockefeller Center is one of the most popular public spaces and tourist attractions in New York City. This depression-era commercial complex takes up over three full city blocks and is rich with history, public art, and art-deco architecture. Built by business mogul John D. Rockefeller Jr. with his own money, he instructed his team of designers and architects to build the most beautiful commercial complex of it’s kind in the world. That vision resulted in what is still one of NYC’s greatest treasures and gave rise to some of NYC’s favorite traditions including the Radio City Christmas Spectacular featuring the famous dance team the Rockettes and the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tours, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Rockefeller Center Tour
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See the side of New York City that you have come to know and love through your favorite holiday movies. Visit some of the most iconic spots from favorite films such as Elf, Home Alone 2, Serendipity, Scrooged and Miracle on 34th Street. In addition to film sites, you will get to experience some of the beautiful holiday decorations and displays as you walk through the city.
   New York City, NY; NYC
2:00 pm
Free
Tours, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Christmas Movie Tour
Lecture |
Donald Trump has enthusiastically endorsed virtually every foreign policy move made by Saudi Arabia, from doubling down on support for its war in Yemen, to endorsing its blockade of Qatar, to giving his blessing to Saudi maneuverings to change the character of a fragile political coalition in Lebanon.  Add to this Saudi and US efforts to isolate Iran, possibly including stepped up military action against Iran or its allies in the region, yet another conflict in a region already suffering from multiple wars seems possible. How likely is a new Mideast war, and what changes in US policy are needed to make a new conflict less likely? Speaker Bill Hartung is the Director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy.
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3:00 pm
Free
Lectures, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, All In: The Potential Consequences of Donald Trump’s Dangerous Embrace of Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Policy
Classical Music |
With Jude Traxler and Mike Perdue, Conductors  
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3:00 pm
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Concerts, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Percussion Lab, By the Numbers: The Music of John Cage
Classical Music |
Program: Mozart Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat Major, K. 271
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4:00 pm
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Concerts, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Mozart Piano Competition Finals
Poetry Reading |
Chen Chen (pictured) is the author of When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities (BOA Editions, 2017), winner of the 15th annual A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize. E. J. Koh wrote the forthcoming A Lesser Love (University of Central Missouri, 2017) and has been published in Boston Review, Columbia Review, and Southeast Review, among others. Rajiv Mohabir is the author of The Taxidermist’s Cut (Four Way Books, 2014), winner of the 2014 Intro Prize in Poetry, The Cowherd’s Son (Tupelo Press, 2017), winner of the 2015 Kundiman Prize, and the forthcoming translation of Lalbihari Sharma’s Holi Songs (Kaya Press, 2018). Jane Wong is the author of Overpour (Action Books, 2016).
   New York City, NY; NYC
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5:00 pm
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Poetry Readings, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Kundiman Poetry Prize Reading
Film |
Celebrated for her eccentric outfits and intimate friend of designers Karl Lagerfeld, Dolce & Gabbana, de Castelbajac and Manolo Blahnik, Anna Piaggi was the living testament to the cross pollination of art, society and culture, changing fashion and proclaiming its success on a global scale. Followed by a Q&A with the director.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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5:00 pm
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Films, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Alina Marazzi's Anna Piaggi: A Dreamer in the Fashion World (2016): Italian Documentary
Discussion |
This hour-long pre-concert discussion is led by musicologists and scholars as they discuss the featured artist’s music and legacy, taking an in-depth look at their contributions to the genre. As a precursor to The Fabulous Dorsey Brothers concert with Peter and Will Anderson, this discussion looks at the music and career of The Dorsey Brothers.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Discussions, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, The Fabulous Dorsey Brothers: A Pre-Concert Discussion
Concert |
Philip Sheegog, Cello  6:00PM Avery Roth-Hawthorne, French Horn  8:00PM
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Concerts, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Student Recitals
Staged Reading |
The UFT Players, a professional committee within the United Federation of Teachers, is in its twentieth succesful year of staging a wide variety of original plays, musicals, classic productions, and other creative events. You will enjoy the staged readings of short plays written by UFT members. Please come and support our playwrights. Plays are just blueprints until they are performed. Your attendance will help the authors grow in their craft.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Staged Readings, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, The Fourteenth Annual Evening of Staged New Original One-Act Play Readings
Film |
Stars: Dolores del Rio, Gene Raymond, Raul Roulien. An aviator and band leader who is always getting his group fired for his flirtatious behavior with the female guests soon finds himself falling for an engaged woman. 89 min.
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6:00 pm
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Films, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Thornton Freeland's Flying Down to Rio (1933): Featuring Astaire and Rogers' First Pairing
Film |
A group of LGBTQ youths of color unite to form a safe gathering space. 94 min.
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Films, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Sara Jordenö's Kiki (2016): Documentary on Gay Youth
Classical Music |
Program: SCHUBERT: "Frühlingsglaube", "Der Wanderer" BRAHMS: "Von ewiger Liebe", "Botschaft", "Die Mainacht" BARBER: "A Nun Takes the Veil", "St. Ita's Vision", "Rain has Fallen", "Sleep Now" ROSSINI: "Cruda sorte! Amor tiranno!" BERLIOZ: Selections from "Les nuits d'été" HUANG ZI: "Homesickness", "Three Wishes of the Rose" Student Recital - Wan Zhao, Mezzo-Soprano
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Concerts, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Vocal Works by Schubert, Brahms, Barber, Rossini
Book Reading |
The authors have just published this illustrated beginner's guide to physical computing.
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6:30 pm
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Book Readings, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Jody Culkin and Eric Hagan discuss their book Make: Learn Electronics With Arduino
Film |
A film dedicated to the topic of HIV-positive status and AIDS, told through 16 micro-stories of youths met through the experience of Milan's Associazione A77. They talk about discretions, fears, loneliness, anguish of death, but also about the will and the hope to keep living a normal life underlining the need to love and to be loved. 60 min. In Italian with English sibtitles. Followed by a conversation with director Daniele Segre.  
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Daniele Segre's Like Before, More Than Before, I Will Love You (1995): Italian Documentary
Dance Performance |
This one-hour version of the beloved holiday ballet performed to Tchaikovsky’s cherished score is set Art Nouveau-style circa 1907 with innovative choreography by longtime New York Theatre Ballet choreographer Keith Michael. Please note, seating for these popular performances is first come, first served and early arrival is strongly suggested.
   New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
Free
Dance Performances, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, New York Theatre Ballet presents Keith Michael’s The Nutcracker
Tour |
It's time to celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah and the New Year as Midtown Manhattan lights up like no other place in the world. Mechanical window displays, synchronized light and sound shows, not to mention Santa Claus and toy soldiers surely await you in this winter wonderland. Check them all our on our New York Holiday Lights Tour. Experience the holidays in the city as only New York can offer. Take advantage of the subway to beat the street traffic, keep warm and catch some underground holiday music. Learn about the artists and backgrounds to these wonderful displays.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tours, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Holiday Lights Tour
Tour |
When people think about holiday decorations in New York City, they usually think of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree and the lavish store window displays. But some of the best sights to be seen are actually in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn. Starting in the 1980’s, Christmas started getting bigger and brighter out in Brooklyn with each passing year. Expect to see massive, professionally- done light displays (some costing upwards of $20,000!). There is an unspoken competition among the home owners in the neighborhood, so some have added huge lawn ornaments and motorized displays, making for a lavish holiday spectacle. Dyker Heights has truly become a “must-see” for many people during the holidays.
   New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
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Tours, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Dyker Heights Christmas Lights Tour
Book Reading |
Vanda Krefft's groundbreaking biography tells the story of a visionary entrepreneur on the order of a Steve Jobs or Walt Disney, though one whose achievements have been underappreciated or lost to time until now. Drawing on a decade of original research, The Man Who Made the Movies offers a rich, compelling look at William Fox, a complex man emblematic of his time, one of the most fascinating and formative eras in American history.
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Book Readings, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Vanda Krefft discusses her new biography The Man Who Made the Movies: The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of William Fox
Book Reading |
Author and sociologist Trevor Hoppe (University at Albany) will join Robert Suttle (The Sero Project) and Linda Villarosa (CCNY Journalism Program) in a panel discussion on the use of outdated and poorly written criminal laws to punish people living with HIV—in many cases, for harmless behaviors such as spitting or biting. Steven Thrasher (The Guardian, NYU) will moderate.
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Book Readings, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Trevor Hoppe discusses his book Punishing Disease: HIV and the Criminalization of Sickness
Discussion |
This hour-long pre-concert discussion is led by musicologists and scholars as they discuss the featured artist’s music and legacy, taking an in-depth look at their contributions to the genre. As a precursor to The Blues Triangle concert with Steve Miller (of the Steve Miller Band), Jimmie Vaughan and Charlie Musselwhite, this discussion looks at the music of three essential blues hubs: Memphis, Texas, and Chicago.
   New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
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Discussions, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, The Blues Triangle Featuring Rocker Steve Miller: A Pre-Concert Discussion
Lecture |
Carl Philipp Gottfried (or Gottlieb) von Clausewitz (1 June 1780 – 16 November 1831) was a Prussian general and military theorist. Lecturer: Maj. Michael Kiser, U.S. Military Academy at West Point    
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Lectures, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Clausewitz and War in the 21st Century
Concert |
LiveSOUNDS features free performances by faculty and their guests.
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Concerts, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Faculty Recital: Shanda Wooley, cello
Workshop |
Learn how to transform video footage into a coherent and interesting video in this evening workshop run by Chris Mariano.
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Workshops, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Video Editing 101
Classical Music |
Faculty members Aundrey Mitchell and Tim McCullough will present a concert featuring works for viola and piano composed during the 19th to early/mid-20th Century. The music performed will demonstrate the distinctive styles of the French and English schools of viola playing.
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Concerts, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, The Viola: From Paris to London
Dance Performance |
Presented by the Second Avenue Dance Company.
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Dance Performances, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Demember Dance Concert
Concert |
Studio Dan operates on the borders between diverse subgenres of contemporary music: improvisation, new music, jazz, and (art) rock, to name only a few. Their program features pieces from emerging Austrian composers (Mirela Ivičević, Caitlin Smith, Clemens Wenger, Christian F. Schiller, Christoph Walder, Daniel Riegler), as well as new commissions by the Belarussian composer and DAAD-Stipendium recipient Oxana Omelchuk and McArthur Genius Grant winner George Lewis.
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Concerts, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Genre-bending contemporary chamber ensemble Studio Dan
Jazz |
With the MSM Monk'estra Ensemble.
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Concerts, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Monkmania: The Music of Thelonious Monk
Performance |
Writers in Performance is a 12-week writing and performance workshop hosted by BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, culminating in two public presentations. Throughout the course of the workshop, talented actors, playwrights, poets and storytellers have explored writing exercises, theater games, improvisation, movement techniques, and ensemble work in a safe, creative environment. This season, the theme and title of the Writers in Performance show is “In The Center.” Writers in Performance participants are diverse by design; not only in ethnicity, but by age, and experience as well, mixing professionals with students. The troupe will showcase the monologues and short scenes they have been crafting. 
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Performances, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Writers in Performance: In the Center
Classical Music |
All-Berio Program Sequenza 1 (1958) points on the curve to find... (1974) Sequenza XIV (2002) Folks Songs (1970) Beatles Songs (1965/1967): Michelle, Yesterday, Ticket to Ride Performers Juilliard school's AXIOM; Jeffrey Milarsky, conductor Jeffrey Milarsky has worked with such orchestras as the New York Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Milwaukee Symphony, American Composers Orchestra, MET Chamber Ensemble, Bergen Philharmonic, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center,
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Concerts, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Ensemble performs works by Luciano Berio
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With: Marilyn Nonken, piano Rolf Schulte, violin Coleman Itzkoff, cello        
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8:00 pm
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Concerts, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Transfigured Night Concert
Opera |
Pauline Viardot was a prominent French mezzo-soprano, teacher, and composer. During her singing career, she was famous for her extended vocal range and many character portrayals in works by Chopin, Berloz, Saint-Saëns, and Meyerbeer. Her chamber opera, Cendrillon, premiered in Paris in 1904 when Viardot was 83 years of age. The score, a retelling of Perrault’s Cinderella, includes seven soloists and chorus with piano accompaniment. Performed by the Barnard-Columbia Chamber Singers.
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Concerts, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Cendrillon: A Chamber Opera by Pauline Viardot
Classical Music |
Piano music by Beethoven, Hummel, Chopin, Scriabin, Szymanowski, Rachmaninoff, Debussy, Messiaen, Shostakovich, Satie, Ginastera, Kapustin, and Auerbach.
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Concerts, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Preludes, Then and Now
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Program: Claude Debussy Sonata for Violin and Piano J. S. Bach Partita in D Minor BWV 1004 for Violin Solo B. Bartok Sonata No. 1 for Violin and Piano Saint-Saens Waltz Op.52 No. 6 for Violin and Piano With: Chin Kim, violin Simon Jung, piano  
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Concerts, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Violin Works by Saint-Saens, Debussy, Bach, Bartok
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8:30 PM - 10:00 PM Yifei Xu, piano 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM Yixin Tan, accompanying
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Concerts, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Student Recitals
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Mass Transit is NYU's original all-male a cappella group.
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Concerts, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Mass Transit Winter Concert
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From the term for residents of the Yorkville neighborhood on the UES of Manhattan, The Yorkvillians are a new instrumental combo led by composer-bassist Dan Cooper and composer-accordionist William Schimmel. Dan Cooper - 8-string bass guitar Bill Schimmel - accordion Michiyo Suzuki - clarinet Max Maples - drum set
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Concerts, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, The Yorkvillians: Local Instrumental Combo
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