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Are you looking for free things to do in New York City (NYC) on December 4, 2018?

55 free events take place on December 4 in New York City. 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!

New York City (NYC) never ceases to amaze you with quantity and quality of its free culture and free entertainment. Check out December 4 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 December . 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 December 4, 2018 are free unless otherwise noted.

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free events nyc Christmas carols by choir: Carol of the Bells, Let it Snow! and more
free events nyc Midtown Carol Sing-Along
free events nyc Holiday favorites by Saint-Saëns, Tchaikovsky and more
free events nyc The Archive Thief: A Historian's Gamble with Tens of Thousands of Documents Related to French Jewish History
free events nyc Undisciplined Knowledge: One of Europe's Leading Curators
free events nyc Chamber music by Mozart, Haydn, and more
free events nyc Franco Zeffirelli's Tea with Mussolini (1999): With Cher, Maggie Smith, Lily Tomlin

Workshop | Morning Fitness


One hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises. For a breath of fresh air, take your workouts outdoors. Parks are becoming a logical alternative environment for those who want to add variety to their workouts, or who just don't like the gym. And, it's an affordable way to increase physical activity opportunities, because there's nothing special to build. Exercise with a view, in natural sunlight, with green scenery all around bestows health benefits that can’t be found indoors. Scientific studies have shown that the pleasure of being outdoors for example gives your brain, psyche, and immune system an extra boost. Led by trained professionals, and suitable for all levels. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Tuesdays and Thursdays through December 28, 2018.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Morning Fitness

Author Reading | Unsavory Truth: How Food Companies Skew the Science of What We Eat


A presentation and conversation with Marion Nestle about her latest book. She will discuss how the food industry manipulates nutrition science and recommendations about what we can do about it. Moderator: Charles Platkin, executive director of the NYC Food Policy Center Healthy breakfast will be served at 8:30am, talk at 9am.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Author Readings, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Unsavory Truth: How Food Companies Skew the Science of What We Eat

Workshop | Kundalini Yoga


Kundalini Yoga is also called the Yoga of Awareness. It combines the physical practice of Asanas with Pranayama (breathing) and Meditation/Chanting – it targets the whole body system (nervous system, glands, mental faculties, chakras) to develop awareness and consciousness, strength and flexibility. Everybody is welcome, no previous knowledge of Yoga is necessary. Please bring a Yoga mat and possibly a blanket and a shawl.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Kundalini Yoga

Tour | 13 tours, all City neighborhoods, any time of the day, choose one tour or many


These free tours take place at various times during the day, all day long. You can make reservations for as many tours as your schedule allows. SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights + DUMBO 3 Hour Lower Manhattan Harlem Chelsea and the High Line 6 Hour Downtown Combined Greenwich Village Central Park Lower Manhattan Midtown Manhattan Grand Central Terminal Graffiti and Street Art Tours World Trade Center
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Tours, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, 13 tours, all City neighborhoods, any time of the day, choose one tour or many

Lesson | Chinese chess


Strategy board game for two players. Learning, interacting and having fun with Chinese chess.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Lessons, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Chinese chess

Workshop | Zumba Jumpstart


A fitness dance party with upbeat Latin music of Salsa, Merengue, Hip Hop and more! Enthusiastic Instruction creates a fun community of dancers who learn new dance steps each week. Bring your friends! Tuesdays, October 2 through December 18, 2018
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Zumba Jumpstart

Workshop | Creative Sculpture Workshop: Upcycle Three-dimensional Object


Learn how to design and create works of 3D art! Sculptor and fabricator Jeremy Munson will demonstrate how to use recycled cardboard and colored plastic to create a striking three-dimensional object. All materials are provided.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Creative Sculpture Workshop: Upcycle Three-dimensional Object

Workshop | Resume Help


Applying for a job? Update your resume, or even start from sratch. Learn how to craft a resume that will help you land that interview.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Resume Help

Workshop | Holiday Greeting Card Workshop


This holiday season add a personal touch by making your own greeting cards! All supplies will be provided.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Holiday Greeting Card Workshop

Workshop | Become a Story Collector


New York City Department of Records and Information Services teaches how to be a story collector. They aim to collect 20,000 crowd-sourced stories by 2020 to celebrate women’s suffrage and they could use your help to reach their goal.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Become a Story Collector

Lecture | The Intergenerational Effects of a Large Wealth Shock: White Southerners After the Civil War


With: Professor Leah Platt Boustan, Princeton University.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Lectures, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, The Intergenerational Effects of a Large Wealth Shock: White Southerners After the Civil War

Jazz | Dixieland Jazz with the Gotham Jazzmen


The Gotham Jazzmen bring their take on Dixieland Jazz. The band features: Ed Bonoff on drums; James Collier on trombone; Lee Lorenz on cornet; Pete Sokolow on piano; Dick Waldburger on bass; Ernie Lumer on clarinet; and Bill Wurtzel on guitar. Doors open at 11:45 am.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Dixieland Jazz with the Gotham Jazzmen

Film | Juliet, Naked (2018): Romantic comedy with Ethan Hawke


The story of Annie (the long-suffering girlfriend of Duncan) and her unlikely transatlantic romance with once revered, now faded, singer-songwriter, Tucker Crowe, who also happens to be the subject of Duncan's musical obsession. Director: Jesse Peretz. Starring Chris O'Dowd, Rose Byrne, Kitty O'Beirne. 97 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Juliet, Naked (2018): Romantic comedy with Ethan Hawke

Classical Music | Bach at Noon


The organ works of J.S. Bach (1685-1750) offered in 30-minute meditations. Bach at Noon concerts take place every Tuesdays through Fridays, from September 11, 2018 to May 22, 2019.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Bach at Noon

Workshop | Public Speaking


Public speaking is an essential skill in today's workplace and a valuable ability to have to further your endeavors in whatever you're doing. A continuing series held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, this program is led by experienced public speakers in a supportive environment. All materials for this workshop are provided.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Public Speaking

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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Tours, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Federal Reserve Bank Tour

Concert | Lunchtime Chamber Concert


The Lunchtime Chamber Music Series takes place on afternoons throughout the school year and gives the students an opportunity to perform an informal concert for their colleagues and community.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Lunchtime Chamber Concert

Workshop | Lunchtime Meditation


Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Lunchtime Meditation

Classical Music | Christmas carols by choir: Carol of the Bells, Let it Snow! and more


Jackson Memorial High School Concert Choir. Program A. Parker, R Shaw O Come, O Came Emmanuel JS. Bach Three Chorales from the Christmas Oratorio Leontovich Carol of the Bells S. Cahn, J. Styne Let it Snow! J. Livingston, R Evans Silver Bells Mozart Mozart's Fa-La-La G. Gilpin Ding-a-Ding-a Ding arr. A. Kaplan Silent Night U. Moore Daniel, Daniel, Servant of the Lord arr.D. Morrow Jacob's Ladder G. Paisiello Classic Alleluia Canon
   New York City, NY; NYC
1:45 pm
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Concerts, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Christmas carols by choir: Carol of the Bells, Let it Snow! and more

Lesson | Researching the History of Your New York City Home


Have you ever wondered about the history of your home? Who used to live there or what their lives were like? This class will show you how to research the history of your building and the people who owned and lived in it. The Milstein Division is home to one of the largest free United States history, local history and genealogy collections in the country. Looking at censuses, city directories, land conveyances, and photographs, newspapers and local histories available at the New York Public Library, and at other New York City institutions, you will learn how to construct a narrative history of your home.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Lessons, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Researching the History of Your New York City Home

Party | Traditional English afternoon tea


English-style tea, black tea, Pally's rich tea biscuit will be served.
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Dance Performance | New York Dance Project: Works by Renowned Choreographers


New York Dance Project is a young preprofessional and professional dance company devoted to bridging the gap between student and artist, while preserving the legacy of Gerald Arpino and Robert Joffrey, and fostering a creative space for new and exciting works by renowned choreographers.
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Dance Performances, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, New York Dance Project: Works by Renowned Choreographers

Poetry Reading | Found Object Poetry


You'll find various objects set up in the library that will serve as the subjects of your amazing poetry that you'll write on the spot.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Poetry Readings, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Found Object Poetry

Workshop | Domino Club


Have fun playing dominoes! Ongoing, Thursdays at 4pm.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Domino Club

Classical Music | Piano Competition


Zaslavsky-Koch Piano Competition Finals.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Piano Competition

Film | As Needed (2018): Difficulties of Asperger's Syndrome


Francesco Falaschi addresses the issue of Asperger's syndrome by showing the difficulties faced by those who suffer from the condition. This is an emotional comedy that despite the delicate main subject, does fall into pathetic cliches or attainable intellectual ambitions. Directed by Francesco Falaschi.   92 min. Screening to be followed by Q&A with Falaschi in conversation.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, As Needed (2018): Difficulties of Asperger's Syndrome

Classical Music | Midtown Carol Sing-Along


Midtown Carol Sing-Along on the front steps of the church. Warm up with hot chocolate, cider and cookies inside the church afterwards.
   New York City, NY; NYC
5:45 pm
Free
Concerts, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Midtown Carol Sing-Along

Dance Performance | New York Dance Project: Works by Renowned Choreographers


New York Dance Project is a young preprofessional and professional dance company devoted to bridging the gap between student and artist, while preserving the legacy of Gerald Arpino and Robert Joffrey, and fostering a creative space for new and exciting works by renowned choreographers.
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Dance Performances, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, New York Dance Project: Works by Renowned Choreographers

Talk | Nonfiction Forum


Emily Witt is a writer in New York City. She is the author of Future Sex and Nollywood: The Making of a Film Empire. Currently a staff writer at The New Yorker, she has also written for n+1, The New York Times, GQ, The London Review of Books, and many other places.
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Talks, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Nonfiction Forum

Opening Reception | 7 Solo Photography Shows


With: Peter Agron F. Emmanuel Bastien Leslie Hanes Austin Jensen Bob Leonard John Mancia Martin Rich
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Opening Receptions, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, 7 Solo Photography Shows

Author Reading | How to Feed Yourself: Take Control of Your Kitchen


There’s a time in life when you wake up and realize you’re on your own: if you don’t feed yourself, it’s buttered noodles for the rest of your days. How to Feed Yourself gives you exactly what you need to take control of your tiny kitchen and feed yourself depending on what’s in your fridge, what you’re craving, and what’s happening in your life. The goal isn’t to be perfect, but to finally cook like a real adult. No special equipment or skills or ingredients or magic required.   These recipes are based on the foods you probably have lying around—eggs, chicken, pasta, fish, potatoes, toast, grains, greens, and bananas. Once you’ve got those basics down, you’ll learn how to make them anything but basic with dishes like Really Legit Breakfast Tacos, Leftover Vodka Pasta Sauce, and Empty Peanut Butter Jar Noodles. Next, you’ll discover new flavor variations, including cinnamon toast three ways, how to make chicken not bland, and a complete theory of the seven best ways to stir fry.
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Author Readings, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, How to Feed Yourself: Take Control of Your Kitchen

Author Reading | A.J. Jacobs on Gratitude and Business


There's no better time than around Thanksgiving to talk about gratitude, and no better person than A.J. Jacobs to share his gratitude journey with his characteristic wit and humor. In his latest book, Thanks A Thousand: A Gratitude Journey, Jacobs shares his quest to thank everyone who makes his morning cup of coffee possible. The resulting journey takes him across many businesses around the globe, transforms his life, and reveals secrets about how gratitude can make us all happier, more generous, and more connected. Further, he learned that all industries and all people are interconnected somehow, and that scientific research on gratitude is true. Jacobs will share the importance and impact of gratitude in business with the audience.
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Author Readings, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, A.J. Jacobs on Gratitude and Business

Author Reading | The Archive Thief: A Historian's Gamble with Tens of Thousands of Documents Related to French Jewish History


Lisa Moses Leff's book tells the story of Zosa Szajkowski, an influential Jewish historian who, in the aftermath of the Holocaust, stole tens of thousands of documents related to French Jewish history from public archives and collections in France and moved them illicitly to New York. Why did this respectable historian become a thief? And why did librarians in the United States and Israel accept these materials from him, turning a blind eye to the signs of ownership they bore?
   New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
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Author Readings, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, The Archive Thief: A Historian's Gamble with Tens of Thousands of Documents Related to French Jewish History

Workshop | Meditation at the Library


Sahaja Meditation is a holistic approach to living in balance. The simple technique gives the experience of inner silence, calm, and contentment. Sahaja Meditation is an inner yoga, meaning no mental or physical effort is required. Whatever the issue facing us—frustration, anger, anxiety, bad habits, loneliness—Sahaja Meditation awakens a vibrant energy within each of us that empowers us to achieve our genuine self-expression and fulfillment.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Meditation at the Library

Classical Music | Holiday favorites by Saint-Saëns, Tchaikovsky and more


Yarn/Wire, the  quartet of two pianists and two percussionists, is admired for their energy, precision, and “mesmerizing” performances (The New York Times). They will perform holiday favorites with a twist, including a musical preview of Carnival of the Animals. Program Saint-Saëns (1835-1921) Selections from The Carnival of the Animals (1886) Tchaikovsky (1840–1893) Selections from The Nutcracker Suite (1892) George Crumb A Little Suite for Christmas, AD 1979 (1980) Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.
   New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
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Concerts, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Holiday favorites by Saint-Saëns, Tchaikovsky and more

Talk | Artist Talk


Artist Gregory Sholette will speak on his personal art practice and introduce Social Practice Queens, an academic program at Queens College that he co-directs with Chloë Bass. 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Talks, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Artist Talk

Author Reading | Devil's Mile: The Rich, Gritty History of the Bowery


Nicknamed “Satan’s Highway,” “The Mile of Hell,” and “The Street of Forgotten Men,” the Bowery was a synonym for despair throughout most of the 20th century. In Devil’s Mile, Alice Sparberg Alexiou traces the history of the thoroughfare to explain how it evolved from a street of high-end homes to an infamous stretch of flophouses and dive bars. From the origins of the “bouwerie” as a Lenape trail, to its deterioration, then ebirth in the 1990s, Alexiou bears witness as the old Bowery, and retrieves its disappearing memories.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Author Readings, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Devil's Mile: The Rich, Gritty History of the Bowery

Film | Alternate Endings, Activist Risings: Art and AIDS Activism


This film highlights the impact of art in AIDS activism and advocacy today by commissioning compelling short videos from six inspiring community organizations and collectives: ACT UP NY, Positive Women's Network, Sero Project, The SPOT, Tacoma Action Collective, and VOCAL NY. The participating organizations represent a wide range of operational strategies, from direct action and grassroots service providers to nation-wide movement building. Following the screening, grassroots organizers Cedric Sturdevant (The SPOT), Michelle Lopez (Just KIDS), and visual artist Frederick Weston (Visual AIDS) will have a discussion moderated by Lauren Kelley, Director and Chief Curator.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Alternate Endings, Activist Risings: Art and AIDS Activism

Book Club | William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson's Logan's Run


The novel depicts a dystopic ageist future society in which both population and the consumption of resources are maintained in equilibrium by requiring the death of everyone reaching the age of 21. The story follows the actions of Logan, a Sandman charged with enforcing the rule, as he tracks down and kills citizens who "run" from society's lethal demand—only to end up "running" himself. William Nolan has written hundreds of stories in the science fiction, fantasy, horror, and crime fiction genres. George Clayton Johnson (1929-2015) is best known for co-writing with William F. Nolan the novel Logan's Run, the basis for the MGM 1976 film. He was also known for his television scripts for The Twilight Zone (including "Nothing in the Dark", "Kick the Can", "A Game of Pool", and "A Penny for Your Thoughts"), and the first telecast episode of Star Trek, entitled "The Man Trap". He also wrote the story on which the 1960 and 2001 films Ocean's Eleven were based. Please read the book before arriving at the book discussion.
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Book Clubs, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson's Logan's Run

Dance Performance | Dance Works-in-Progress


A program of non-curated shared showings of experimentation and work-in-progress, for artists at all stages of their development. The events are centered around an audience discussion moderated by a Movement Research Artist-in-Residence or an occasional guest, where we will experiment with different feedback methods to support and inform the artists’ process. Featuring: Allison Sexton Anna Witenberg Lizzy Mulkey
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Dance Performances, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Dance Works-in-Progress

Talk | An Illustrator's Work


Lala Albert will read from various short and long comics created over the past four years, featuring mainly works in the sci-fi, erotica and sci-fi erotica genres. She will also discuss the process that went into making some or all of the comics.
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Talk | A Table of One's Own: Institutional Change


Speaker Binna Choi has been curatoring in the expanded field, where art is situated in the context of practices of social change and has been working on forms of art institutions as an embodied and exemplary site of organizing. Choi has curated a number of long-term, cross-disciplinary/collaborative, plural-presentational artistic research projects such as Grand Domestic Revolution (2010-13), Composing the Commons (2013-16), Site of Unlearning (Art Organizations) (2014-18).
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Talks, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, A Table of One's Own: Institutional Change

Talk | Undisciplined Knowledge: One of Europe's Leading Curators


A talk by Anselm Franke, the head of visual art and film at Berlin's Haus der Kulturen der Welt and one of Europe's leading curators.
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7:00 pm
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Talks, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Undisciplined Knowledge: One of Europe's Leading Curators

Author Reading | Leonard Bernstein 100: The Masters Photograph the Maestro


Leonard Bernstein is internationally renowned as one of the greatest conductors, composers, musical inspirations, and creative minds of our time. He is also legendary for his extreme passion, raw charisma, and powerful convictions, with a brash, insatiable lust for life that became etched more clearly into the lines of his face with each passing year. As with many celebrities, Leonard Bernstein was constantly being photographed, but unlike most, he was photographed by some of the greatest visual masters of the 20th century, including Richard Avedon, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Ken Heyman, Yousuf Karsh, Stanley Kubrick, Gjon Mili, Arnold Newman, Ruth Orkin, Irving Penn, and W. Eugene Smith. To mark his centennial, curator and photographer Steve J. Sherman and Jamie Bernstein, Lenny’s eldest daughter, present this remarkable collection of 100 iconic images, which tell the Maestro’s life story through the unique vantage point of these image-makers and their revelatory (and sometimes never-before-seen) photographs.
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Author Reading | The Mapmaker's Daughter: A Debut Novel


First-time novelist Katherine Nouri Hughes is a speech writer, and communications expert. She has worked as a communications executive in the for-profit and non-profit sectors, and has served as a long-time member of the national finance board of the Democratic National Committee. She also serves on the boards of the American University in Cairo, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, and WNET/13.
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Author Readings, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, The Mapmaker's Daughter: A Debut Novel

Discussion | How Artists and Photographers Have Chronicled Their Familial Relationships


Celebrating the forthcoming “Family” issue of Aperture magazine, this conversation will consider how artists and photographers have chronicled their relationships to their families and communities. This panel brings together three photographers, each of whom has created a body of work about the complexity of family: Justine Kurland’s new series about her mother; Zun Lee’s collection of Polaroid snapshots of African American family life; and Diana Markosian’s new project depicting the story of her mother, who moved with her family from Russia to Santa Barbara, California, as a mail-order bride.
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Discussions, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, How Artists and Photographers Have Chronicled Their Familial Relationships

Discussion | Cradle-to-Grave Economic Security: Key Issues, Bold Options


A panel discussion will address the “big economic ideas” of federal job guarantees, student loan debt amnesty, guaranteed income, and baby bonds. Featuring Darrick Hamilton (The New School), Jordyn Holman (Bloomberg News), Chris Hughes (The Economic Security Project), and Lynn Parramore (Institute for New Economic Thinking).
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Discussions, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Cradle-to-Grave Economic Security: Key Issues, Bold Options

Master Class | Percussion Master Class: Marimba


Eriko Daimo has performed with some of the world’s leading orchestras, such as the RTE Ireland National Symphony Orchestra, Tampere Philharmonic in Finland, Osaka Symphony Orchestra, Magdeburg Philharmonic Orchestra in Germany, Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra and Orchestra Nipponika, as well as recital tours in more than 20 countries in Asia, Europe and the Americas. 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshop | Introduction to Meditation


This is an introductory meditation classes were featured in New York Magazine’s top picks (4 stars). Each session is intended to stand alone, attendence at previous sessions is not required. Room is set up with both meditation floor mats and traditional western chairs with back support. No special clothing or equipment is necessary.
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Workshops, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Introduction to Meditation

Comedy Club | No Name's Super Storytellaz Edition


New York's best established and emerging authors and storytellers including Nelson Lugo, Marlene Nichols, David Hu and Jennifer Glick.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Comedy Clubs, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, No Name's Super Storytellaz Edition

Lecture | Oil, Contact and Conservation in the Amazon Rainforest in Ecuador


Speaker: Judith Kimerling, Professor of Environmental Law and Policy in the Political Science Department and Environmental Studies Program at The City University of New York, Queens College.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:10 pm
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Lectures, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Oil, Contact and Conservation in the Amazon Rainforest in Ecuador

Classical Music | Student composers’ concert


   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Student composers’ concert

Classical Music | Chamber music by Mozart, Haydn, and more


Friends of Mozart presents three trios for piano, violin, and cello by Mozart, Haydn, and Czech composer Leopold Koželuch that reveal each composer’s distinctive handling of the evolving form and expressive style.  Program Mozart (1756-1791) Trio in E major, K. 542 Leopold Koželuch (1747-1818) Trio in D major, Op. 28, No. 2 Haydn (1732-1809) Trio in G major, Hob. XV, No. 25, "L'Ongarese" Performers Theresa Salomon, violin; Lindy Clarke, cello; Dongsok Shin, fortepiano.
   New York City, NY; NYC
7:30 pm
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Concerts, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Chamber music by Mozart, Haydn, and more

Jazz | Jazz Ensemble & Jazz Combos


Jazz performance directed by Ryan Keberle & Ike Sturm.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Jazz Ensemble & Jazz Combos

Film | Franco Zeffirelli's Tea with Mussolini (1999): With Cher, Maggie Smith, Lily Tomlin


The touch of Maestro Zeffirelli can be seen through the frescoes of Florence in the 1930’s, although the atmosphere is enchanting, it also touches on the atrocities of war. In honor of the Maestro, it is now possible to visit the Franco Zeffirelli International Center for Performing Arts Foundation in Florence, which is also a tribute to his 70 years of undisputed international film, theater and music career.   117 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
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Films, December 04, 2018, 12/04/2018, Franco Zeffirelli's Tea with Mussolini (1999): With Cher, Maggie Smith, Lily Tomlin
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Musical | Sci-fi musical

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Play | A holiday comedy

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Play | A drama written by a bestselling author

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