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Are you looking for free things to do in New York City (NYC) on February 7, 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! 41 free events take place on February 7 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 February 7 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 February . 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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Love-struck New Yorkers will have an opportunity to publicly declare their love to their secret crush on a huge Times Square billboard, right in the heart of the city. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Teleflora will create a pop-up film set and romantic’s corner where participants can craft a courageous video message confessing their secret love. The video will be transmitted in real time on a giant Times Square billboard, making their love declarations larger than life.
   New York City, NY; NYC
9:00 am
Free
Others, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Teleflora's Love Out Loud: Declare Your Love Publicly

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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, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Downtown Manhattan 3-Hour Tour

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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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9:45 am
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Tours, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Greenwich Village Neighborhood Tour

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Learn mindfulness techniques that bring relaxation and effortless focus to challenging situations and relationships.  Mindfulness is the practice of bringing full, non-judgmental awareness to the present moment.  The struggle of searching for a job can be overwhelming at times.  See if the practice of mindfulness meditation and some easy to use on-the-spot techniques can help you during these challenging times. Instructor Laura Jackson has been practising Zen meditation for 12 years and is a UCLA-trained mindfulness facilitator.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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10:30 am
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Workshops, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Mindfulness for Job Seekers

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Come see this extraordinary ensemble. "Ka'et" means "Right Now." Israel’s all-male Ka’et Ensemble is a unique dance troupe of religious men who merge the worlds of spirituality and movement. Composed of four Orthodox men, this group of dancers grapples with the seeming disconnect between the religious and the secular.
   New York City, NY; NYC
12:00 pm
Free
Dance Performances, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Ka'et Israel Dance Troupe: A Lecture/Demonstration

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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, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Bach at Noon

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A docent-led tour of items on display, drawn exclusively from the Library’s collections, exploring the breadth and significance of this pivotal era. The tour last approximately 45 minutes and covers highlights of the show.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tours, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, You Say You Want a Revolution: Remembering the 60s: Guided Tour of the Exhibition

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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, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Federal Reserve Bank Tour

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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, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Guided Historical Tour of the Columbia University Campus

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Program Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67 Debussy: Syrinx (transcribed for solo cello by Orfeo Mandozzi) Liszt: Années de pèlerinage (“Years of Pilgrimage”) II, Supplément, S. 162 Louis Cottrau: Tarantella da Guillaume Featuring Piano Trio Hana Mizuta, Katherine Woo, and Lucia Ticho.
   New York City, NY; NYC
1:00 pm
Free
Concerts, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Piano Works by Debussy, Liszt, Shostakovich

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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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2:00 pm
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Park Walks, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Central Park Tour - Lower Section

Jazz |


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
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2:00 pm
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Concerts, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, The Bill Wurtzel Trio

Screening |


Anime lovers unite! Come to the anime film festival. Sit and enjoy classic anmie series. The festival will start with The Attack on Titan series.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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3:00 pm
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Screenings, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Adult Anime Festival

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This class provides an overview of patent concepts, including the 3 kinds of patents, and a comparision with other types of intellectual property protection. It covers the basic requirements for obtaining a United States patent. It emphasizes patent search, particularly by going beyond simple keyword searching to search by patent classification with the free search tools available from the US Patent andTrademark Office and the European Patent Office.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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3:15 pm
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Workshops, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Introduction to Patents

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A docent-led tour of items on display, drawn exclusively from the Library’s collections, exploring the breadth and significance of this pivotal era. The tour last approximately 45 minutes and covers highlights of the show.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tours, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, You Say You Want a Revolution: Remembering the 60s: Guided Tour of the Exhibition

Book Discussion |


Discuss the book by Trevor Noah. The host of The Daily Show With Trevor Noah traces his wild coming of age during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed, offering insight into the farcical aspects of the political and social systems of today's world.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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3:30 pm
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Book Discussions, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Riverside Book Club: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood

Master Class |


Jennifer Larmore is an outstanding mezzo-soprano, well known for her versatility, natural beauty and stage craft. This artist has a wide-ranging repertoire, having begun with the coloratura roles of the Baroque and bel canto then adding music from the Romantic and Contemporary periods. She began her career at Opera de Nice in 1986 with W.A. Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito and went on to sing at virtually every major opera house in the world.
   New York City, NY; NYC
4:00 pm
Free
Concerts, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Jennifer Larmore, Versatile Mezzo-Soprano

Classical Music |


Maximilian Tobias Morel, Trumpet  4:00PM Mili Chang, Baroque Flute  6:00PM Chia Fu Weng, Violin  6:00PM Megan Yip, Cello  8:00PM
   New York City, NY; NYC
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4:00 pm
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Concerts, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Student Recitals

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5:00-6:00pm walking tour begins at the Washington Square Arch and ends at the Museum of Chinese in America 6:30 - 7:30 pm panel discussion at the Museum of Chinese in America Featuring Bitta Mostofi, Acting Commissioner, Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs; Daniel S. Palmer, Associate Curator, Public Art Fund; Dingding Hu, NYC-based Artist; moderated by Nancy Yao Maasbach, President, Museum of Chinese in America. Interpretation of the walking tour will be provided in Mandarin, and interpretation of the panel discussion will be provided in Mandarin, Cantonese, and Fujianese.
   New York City, NY; NYC
5:00 pm
Free
Tours, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Good Dialogue Makes Good Neighbors: Walking Tour & Panel Discussion

Opening Reception |


Three years ago artist Stephanie Dinkins began visiting Bina48, an intelligent social robot said to be capable of independent thought and emotion, with the aim of answering the question “Can an artist and a social robot build a relationship over time?” Dinkins’s project uses art and aesthetics as common languages to help people, in particular communities of color, understand what algorithms and artificial intelligent systems are, and to better understand where these systems already impact our daily lives.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Opening Receptions, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Conversations With Bina48: An Exhibition by Stephanie Dinkins

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Cynthia Smith will discuss the exhibit featuring 60 projects, proposals, and solutions that address the complex issues arising from the unprecedented rise of informal settlements in emerging and developing economies. The exhibit is divided into six themes—Exchange, Reveal, Adapt, Include, Prosper, and Access—to help orient the visitor. It shines a spotlight on communities, designers, architects, and private, civic, and public organizations that are working together to formulate innovative approaches to urban planning and more.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Lectures, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Design with the Other 90%: An Exhibition Lecture

Author Reading |


Meet author/illustator/designer Cecilia Ruiz as she talks about and demonstrates her illustration techniques. Originally from Mexico City, Cecilia now lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Her first book, a non-fiction graphic novel titled The Book of Memory Gaps, was published by Penguin Random House in 2015. A Gift from Abuela, her upcoming picture book through Candlewick, is set to release in August.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Author Readings, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Cecilia Ruiz discusses her book The Book of Memory Gaps

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This talk investigates modes of intimacy generated as Palestinians view and commemorate Palestinian deaths on social media, paying special attention to various subject and geographic positions of both the killings and the viewings. Speaker: Amahl Bishara, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Tufts University.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Talks, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Posting While Palestinian

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6:00 p.m.  Welcome and Introduction Matthew S. Santirocco Phil Terry, Reading Odyssey   6:15 p.m. The Landmark Ancient Histories series Robert B. Strassler, Editor, The Landmark Ancient Histories series   6:35 p.m.  Reflections on Julius Caesar Kurt A. Raaflaub, Brown University; Editor, The Landmark Julius Caesar   7:00 p.m. Caesar in the Classroom Ronnie Ancona, Hunter College and CUNY Graduate Center   7:30 p.m.  Reception
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6:00 pm
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Author Readings, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, The Relevance of Julius Caesar Today: A Book Launch for The Landmark Julius Caesar

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In this talk, Roger Chartier, Visiting Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania, considers the different phases or modalities of textual mobility through a study of Molière’s play Le Festin de pierre (known as Don Juan), and specifically by focusing on the last lines of the play spoken by Sganarelle: “my wages, my wages, my wages.” Chartier begins with an examination of authorship, including the attribution of Molière’s name to several editions of a play he never wrote, Dorimon’s Festin de pierre.
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Lectures, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Molière's Don Juan: Textual Mobilities, Textual Genealogy, and Material Text

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ICE will provide an all-ages workshop on how to make music boxes with toy-instrument specialist and ICE pianist-composer, Phyllis Chen. Chen and members of ICE will guide participants in the process of composing for customized music box. Together, you will make a musical mosaic of music box compositions which will be amplified and echo throughout the venuee. Participants will have access to a recording of our collective composition on the ICE library: digitice.org.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Music Box Workshop

Book Discussion |


Discuss the book by Russian novelist Mikhail Bulgakov.
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Book Discussions, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Inwood Book Discussion Group: The Master and Margarita

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Eileen Myles is a poet, novelist, performer and art journalist. Her twenty books include Afterglow (a dog memoir), a 2017 re-issue of Cool for You and I Must Be Living Twice/new and selected poems, and Chelsea Girls.
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Talks, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Nonfiction Forum: Eileen Myles

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Rabbi Buchdahl in a candid conversation with Israeli Consul General Dani Dayan. Dayan, the former Chairman of the Settlement movement, Yesha, has been described as “the most effective leader the settlers have had.” Come for a timely conversation on issues of settlement and security, the Jerusalem embassy and Jewish pluralism from Israel’s Consul General, in light of the shifting US-Diaspora relationship.
   New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
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Talks, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Israeli Security and Settlements

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The Face existed between 1980 and 2004, never sold more than 130,000 copies per issue, and is widely revered as one of the most iconic and inspiring of all magazines. Emerging at the tail end of post-punk and 2 Tone, it featured early coverage of electro, hip hop and house music; galvanising dispatches from downtown New York, European galleries and UK clubland; startling design by Neville Brody; iconic photography by the likes of Corinne Day, Juergen Teller and Nick Knight; brilliant cultural journalism by writers such as Gavin Hills and Sheryl Garratt. To mark the publication of Paul Gorman’s book, this panel brings together a stellar cast of writers, photographers, musicians and artists to explore the history and legacy of this much-loved and hugely influential magazine.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Author Readings, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Paul Gorman discusses his book The Story of 'The Face'

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You Belong to Me features a protagonist who is a devoted collector of the maps of New York City.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Author Readings, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Colin Harrison discusses his book You Belong to Me

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Patrick Sharkey charts the Great Crime Decline, offering urban policy solutions to prevent future crime waves. Since the 1990s, urban crime has dropped dramatically, transforming city life in positive and negative ways. Areas once known for violent crime now face rising rents and the forces of gentrification.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Author Readings, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Patrick Sharkey discusses his book Uneasy Peace: The Great Crime Decline, the Renewal of City Life, and the Next War on Violence

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Race, incarceration, loyalty, and love conspire against young matrimony in the latest novel by Tayari Jones. In 2011 Tayari Jones was awarded a research fellowship, which she used to study mass incarceration in the United States. The work gave birth to An American Marriage, her latest novel, which examines what happens to a newlywed couple when circumstances beyond their control force choices on them and their marriage that they could never have imagined.
   New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
Free
Author Readings, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Tayari Jones discusses her book An American Marriage

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Pulitzer Prize-finalist Stephen Kotkin has written the definitive biography of Joseph Stalin, from collectivization and the Great Terror to the conflict with Hitler's Germany that is the signal event of modern world history.
   New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
Free
Author Readings, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Stephen Kotkin discusses his book Stalin: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928

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Tap the power of the Long Table format, as created by theater artist Lois Weaver, to make space for community discussion of sexual harassment and hostile environments that impact student and professional dancer artists. Core participants will include Katy Pyle, Siobhan Burke, Gabri Christi and Nicole Wolcott. Join us to listen and/or share your thoughts on this urgent topic.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussions, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Center Line: Sexual Harassment in the Dance Industry

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In the evening’s conversation, artists will address questions about ritual and belief systems in nation-building with particular attention to new practices of the governments in the Gulf region of the Middle East, and parallels in art-making.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussions, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Sourcing Belief: From the Gulf Region of the Middle East

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While unpopular with most New York voters, President Donald Trump rose to great wealth and power in this liberal capitalist mecca. David Nasaw, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. professor of history and acclaimed biographer of Andrew Carnegie and Joseph Kennedy, leads a discussion on how the Trumps made it in NYC, speaking with Gwenda Blair (The Trumps: Three Generations of Builders and a President) and David Cay Johnston (The Making of Donald Trump).  
   New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
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Discussions, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Trump's New York

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How can storytelling convey the experience of incarceration? Be it photographs, podcasts, or fiction workshops, these panelists deploy various modes of narrative strategy to bring stories of incarceration beyond prison walls. Panelists: Nigel Poor, Virginia Grise, Vee Bravo. Moderated by Shani Jamila, managing director of the Urban Justice Center.
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Discussions, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Narratives from Inside: Conveying Incarceration

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Tyrell Johnson sits on Death Row for the double-murder of two undercover detectives. Mara Hernandez is a fresh-faced corrections officer, newly appointed to the night watch. Together, this unlikely pair, form an intense bond and make a pact to have a baby. A dark twist on the “boy-meets-girl” and inspired by the unfolding true story of Ronnell Wilson and Nancy Gonzalez, Blind Crest investigates racial identity and mass incarceration in the U.S. by compelling us to ask, "what is the value of a Black life in America, and at what cost are we willing to fight for it?” Written by Monet Hurst-Mendoza Directed by: Katherine M. Carter  
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Plays, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Blind Crest: Death Row Love Affair

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7:30 PM - 9:30 PM  Cello Ensemble 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM  Lingyao Mu, collaborative piano 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM  Tian Qiu, violin
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Concerts, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, Student Recitals

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Casimir & Shaken Child have an Alternative-ClassicRock sound, comprised of electric guitar Chris DeMarco who plays in the tradition of Jimmy Page, and cellist Tim Rusterholz who reveals the cello as a rock instrument of intensity, and Evan Pragliola on drums. Casimir has been called a "Singing Poet", and his voice described by critics as, "part angel, part earthquake". The set opens with LightDivide and is followed by TurboGoth and LeatherCan..
   New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
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Concerts, February 07, 2018, 02/07/2018, A Night of Live Music: Casimir & Shaken Child
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