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32 free events take place on Tuesday, March 14 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 today, tonight, tomorrow and 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!

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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 example of an event that you can attend all year round on weekdays is Federal Reserve Bank Tour, which takes place every week day at 1 pm (but advanced reservations are required). You can take at least 13 free tours every day of the year, except the New Year Day, July 4th, and the Christmas Day. If you are classical music afficionado, you can spend whole day in New York going from one free classical concert to another. If you love theater, then New York gives you an option to attend plays and musicals free of charge, or at deep discount. You just need to have information about it. And we are here to make that information available to you.
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32 free things to do in New York City (NYC) on Tuesday, March 14, 2023

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free events nyc Women's Lives in Iran: Between the Religious-Traditional and New Horizons (online)
free events nyc The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (2022) with Nicolas Cage
free events nyc What Makes It Italian?: Settecento: Italy and France (online)
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Symposium | Expanding Skills-Based Hiring in New York (in-person and online)


A major expansion of skills-based hiring represents one of the best opportunities to increase access to well-paying jobs for low-income New Yorkers while simultaneously helping employers connect with the talent that they may be overlooking. Right now, tens of thousands of highly skilled New Yorkers have been shut out of good jobs simply because they don’t meet often unnecessary degree requirements for the positions they seek. Although considering credentials such as a college degree is still useful for some jobs in today’s economy, there is now compelling evidence that many occupations—in fields from tech and finance to legal services and government—could be ably filled by workers who bring considerable skills to the role but are too often screened out because the hiring process doesn’t adequately assess true skills. This forum will explore the opportunity to greatly expand the practice of skills-based hiring across New York City’s economy. It will discuss how private sector leaders can transform internal hiring practices to support more skills-based hiring and examine what government officials in New York should do to make it easier for employers to engage in hiring for skills. It will also explore what private and public sector decision-makers can learn from skills-based hiring efforts already underway in New York and elsewhere, how to transform the city’s own municipal hiring practices, and how to support the infrastructure needed to spur the adoption of skills-based hiring tools among employers, job training organizations, and other stakeholders across the city’s economy.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Symposiums, March 14, 2023, 03/14/2023, Expanding Skills-Based Hiring in New York (in-person and online)

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, March 14, 2023, 03/14/2023, 13 Tours, All City Neighborhoods, Any Time Of The Day, Choose One Tour Or Many

Workshop | Adult Zumba


Exercise in disguise! Get in on the fun featuring easy-to-follow Latin dance choreography while working on your balance, coordination and range of motion. Bring your friends and come prepared for enthusiastic instruction, a little strength training and a lot of fun.
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Workshops, March 14, 2023, 03/14/2023, Adult Zumba

Lecture | Afghanistan Under the Taliban in the Past Year (online)


In 1994, Mullah Mohammad Omar claimed to have seen the Prophet in his dream and established the Taliban. After two years of struggle with Northern Alliance forces led by Ahmad Shah Masud, Omar finally captured Kabul by force in 1996. He declared the government to be the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan which governed under harsh Islamic rule until ousted by US-NATO-led forces, in 2001. Thus began the decade of republic in Afghanistan. After two decades of constitutional order, the decade of the republic ended on 15 August 2021 and the Taliban took over the country. What is happening inside the country under Taliban rule? Have the Taliban been able to bring the peace and stability they promised, or have they resorted again to targeting dissidents and potential threats? What is the current situation in the country, and what is projected to happen moving forward? During this seminar, we will discuss the Taliban's recent decision banning women from education and work, and the reaction to it. The increase of rivalries, and the reasons for the rise of radicalism which is ideologically similar to Al-Qaeda and Daesh. How the Taliban strives to fill the power vacuum in Afghanistan, is posing a challenge not only to the Taliban, but to the world as well. First of ten sessions.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Lectures, March 14, 2023, 03/14/2023, Afghanistan Under the Taliban in the Past Year (online)

Forum | Lemkin, Genocide and the Modern World (online)


Rafael Lemkin was a Polish Jewish lawyer best known for coining the term “genocide” and a key person behind the creation of the UN Genocide Convention. For that work, he was twice nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. On the 50th anniversary of the Convention entering into force, Lemkin was honored by the UN Secretary-General as an inspiring example of moral engagement. This seminar discusses various definitions of the crime of “genocide” and its applicability to the current events in Ukraine and beyond. It debates whether Lemkin’s ideas are helpful in the prosecution of mass murder and other crimes aimed at eliminating or erasing entire groups of people. It also addresses the likelihood of a successful prosecution of atrocities committed in Ukraine, either as war crimes, crimes against humanity, or a crime of aggression, via either international or national courts or via special tribunals. Featured Speakers: -- Ambassador Stephen Rapp, the United States Ambassador-at-Large for Global Criminal Justice as the keynote speaker and the Distinguished Faculty: -- Prof. Agnieszka Bieńczyk-Missala,  Professor in Political Sciences at the University of Warsaw -- Prosecutor Thomas Hannis, former lead prosecutor, UN International Criminal Tribunal Yugoslavia -- Prof. A. Dirk Moses, Anne and Bernard Spitzer Professor of Political Science at the City College of New York, CUNY -- Prof. Ana Filipa Vrdoljak, The UNESCO Chair in International Law and Cultural Heritage, Technical University, Sydney, Australia -- Dr. Mykola Yurlov, International Humanitarian Law and Policy Advisor, member of the Council of the Ukrainian Bar Association in Kyiv -- Moderator:  Dr. Elizabeth M. Zechenter, a Visiting Scholar at the Emory University
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Forums, March 14, 2023, 03/14/2023, Lemkin, Genocide and the Modern World (online)

Classical Music | Bach at Noon (In Person and Online)


Take a momentary respite from a busy day to enjoy a selection of organ works by Johann Sebastian Bach in an intimate venue.
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Concerts, March 14, 2023, 03/14/2023, Bach at Noon (In Person and Online)

Film | A League of Their Own (1992): Sports Comedy-Drama with Tom Hanks


A look at the first women's professional baseball league is set during World War II and focuses on the rivalry between sisters, one a sweet-swinging catcher and the other a pouty, impulsive pitcher, who play on the same team, which is managed by a washed-up, hard-drinking ex-Major Leaguer. Director: Penny Marshall Starring: Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Lori Petty, Madonna, and Rosie O'Donnell Tom Hanks made his breakthrough with leading roles in a series of comedy films which received positive media attention, such as Splash (1984), The Money Pit (1986), Big (1988), and A League of Their Own (1992). He won two consecutive Academy Awards for Best Actor for starring in Philadelphia (1993) and Forrest Gump (1994).
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, March 14, 2023, 03/14/2023, A League of Their Own (1992): Sports Comedy-Drama with Tom Hanks

Talk | American Jewish Women and New York Opera Culture (online)


Jewish women have worked as opera singers, vocal coaches, seamstresses, artist managers, conductors, and concert organizers; attended opera performances; purchased opera glasses, gowns, and records; read columns about opera singing in Jewish newspapers; and taught immigrant youth about the genre’s uplifting power. Synagogue sisterhoods and local chapters of Hadassah and the National Council of Jewish Women featured opera singers and repertoire at their fundraisers, and used the Met’s stage and assembly rooms to host their events. This is a lecture exploring Jewish women and opera in which Dr. Samantha M. Cooper (Harry Starr Postdoctoral Fellow of Judaica, Harvard University) draws on archival and press findings to shed light on the enduring relationship that Jewish women nurtured with New York opera culture from the late nineteenth through the mid-twentieth centuries. A response to this talk will be provided by Judith Pinnolis (Associate Director of Instruction and Engagement at Berklee College of Music/The Boston Conservatory at Berklee).
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Talks, March 14, 2023, 03/14/2023, American Jewish Women and New York Opera Culture (online)

Classical Music | An Afternoon of Pipes (In Person and Online)


Amelie Held, pipes, at an intimate venue.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, March 14, 2023, 03/14/2023, An Afternoon of Pipes (In Person and Online)

Conference | James Joyce's Ulysses 100 Years Later


A conference on James Joyce's seminal work to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of its publication.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Conferences, March 14, 2023, 03/14/2023, James Joyce's Ulysses 100 Years Later

Lecture | Women's Lives in Iran: Between the Religious-Traditional and New Horizons (online)


Explore the social, political, and cultural contexts that underpin the lives of women in Iran. The co-leaders will examine Iranian women's lives under sharia law and the ways young women resist religious and ideological cultural politics in Iran in their everyday lives. During the first part of this seminar, the co-leaders will identify and analyze reasons that the Islamic Republic of Iran is experiencing constant street protests, and why women have had no choice but to protest in the streets. It will look at the politics and policies concerning women's bodies, such as reproductive coercion, child marriage, polygyny, forced pregnancy, and the compulsory wearing of the hijab imposed by the Islamic regime. During the second part of the seminar, the co-leaders will describe the emergence of the main agents of change in society, including women themselves, and explore how Iranian officials are able to sideline their demands. First of ten sessions.
   New York City, NY; NYC
1:00 pm
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Lectures, March 14, 2023, 03/14/2023, Women's Lives in Iran: Between the Religious-Traditional and New Horizons (online)

Book Discussion | The Snow Hare: Love and Consequences (online)


In Paula Lichtarowicz's riveting, heartfelt novel of love and consequences, a woman dreams of becoming a doctor until World War II leads her instead into an astonishing love—and a fateful choice.
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Film | The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (2022) with Nicolas Cage


Unfulfilled and facing financial ruin, actor Nick Cage accepts a $1 million offer to attend a wealthy fan's birthday party. Things take a wildly unexpected turn when a CIA operative recruits Cage for an unusual mission. Taking on the role of a lifetime, he soon finds himself channeling his most iconic and beloved characters to save himself and his loved ones. Directed by Tom Gormican. With Pedro Pascal, Tiffany Haddish. Nicolas Cage is an American actor and film producer. Born into the Coppola family, he is the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Golden Globe Award. He was ranked No. 40 in Empire magazine's The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time list in 2007 and was placed No. 37 in Premiere's 100 Most Powerful People in Hollywood in 2008.
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3:00 pm
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Films, March 14, 2023, 03/14/2023, The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (2022) with Nicolas Cage

Book Discussion | The Snow Hare: A Woman's Fateful Choice (online)


Paula Lichtarowicz discusses her novel of love and consequences. A woman dreams of becoming a doctor until World War II leads her instead into an astonishing love—and a fateful choice.
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Discussion | Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories


Artists of the National Association of Women Artists (NAWA) will have a panel discussion related to a Women's History Month art exhibition.
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Lecture | Group Rights and Individual Minority Rights in Immigrant Societies, Then and Now (in-person and online)


‘Peoples’ may have their present and future collective needs realized in one of three ways. They may aspire to their own titular state, self-determination, where they predominate and act collectively; they may rely on the recognition and provision of collective minority rights (with some autonomy in a sometimes territorially-defined multi-peopled space); or they may advocate for a regime of strong ‘liberal’, non-discriminatory individual rights for all in which (significantly weakened) collective identities are lodged in the private sphere. The second outcome, official minority rights within majority national self-determination, was a concomitant of the first or compensation for its serious imperfections and became visible in the partially-successful minority rights treaties of interwar Europe. Importantly, it also had its day in the U.S., where populous minorities, mostly immigrant, facing discrimination, both as individuals and as groups, clamored for group recognition and group rights, either within their ‘pales of settlement’ or throughout their countries. And it may be coming back –in light of the failures, inadequacies, and possible exhaustion of the first and third models. Is there now a conceivable progressive pluralist nationalism pluralist nationalism that combines recognition and redistribution, recognizing that people are both apart and together?  What can these past experiences teach us? Speaker David Abraham is Emeritus Professor of Law at the University of Miami. 
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Lectures, March 14, 2023, 03/14/2023, Group Rights and Individual Minority Rights in Immigrant Societies, Then and Now (in-person and online)

Forum | Learning from Streetscapes for Wellness


How can new approaches to streetscapes improve quality of place and quality of life? Streets make up over a quarter of New York City's land area, serving as public corridors that define how we navigate and experience the city. Given their significance in our city's landscape, it's no wonder that the design of streetscapes has a tangible and measurable impact on the well-being of New Yorkers. The designers, planners, and caretakers of the public realm, in partnership with community-based organizations, have developed a wide range of interventions to improve our city's physical, mental, community, and environmental health. These projects, ranging from temporarily pedestrianizing streets to redesigning corridors for multimodal transport, can be seen in residential, commercial, and industrial areas, as well as in parkland, throughout the five boroughs. Speakers: Sreoshy Banerjea is the Executive Director of NYC's Public Design Commission, which reviews new structures, art installations, and landscape architecture projects on City-owned property. She previously served as the Vice President of Urban Design for the NYC Economic Development Corporation, where she shaped the master plans for renovation and development of EDC assets. During the Covid-19 pandemic, she founded Design Corps, which arranged partnerships between volunteer architects and restaurants to design outdoor structures. Sue Donoghue, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation since February 2022, was previously the city's Prospect Park Administrator, as well as the President of the Prospect Park Alliance. In these roles, Commissioner Donoghue directed the day-to-day operations of Prospect Park and led fundraising initiatives for capital improvements and restoration efforts. Ydanis Rodriguez, appointed Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation in January 2022, aims to make New York the most walkable and bikeable city in the nation. To this end, he is leading initiatives to increase investment in NYC's Streets Master Plan and to fulfill DOT's pledge to redesign 1,000 intersections across the city. Commissioner Rodriguez previously represented NYC City Council's 10th District (Washington Heights, Inwood, and Marble Hill), chairing its transportation committee from 2014-2021.
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Forums, March 14, 2023, 03/14/2023, Learning from Streetscapes for Wellness

Book Discussion | Blancopop: Styling Celebrities


Fashion stylists Juan de Dios Ramírez and Beto Escamilla, and actress Irene Azuela, present the book Blancopop, Una Mirada al Estilismo de Moda en México. This book brings together artists, photographers, and celebrities with whom the duo have collaborated during their 35 years in fashion. Specializing in editorial and celebrity styling, Blancopop have worked closely with Latino/a stars including Ms. Azuela, Kate del Castillo, Cecilia Suárez, and model Mariana Zaragoza, among many others.
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Park Walk | Garden Walk


Take an evening tour with a team of horticulture experts. Stroll through the carefully cultivated park gardens and learn about all the different species growing this season.
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Book Discussion | An American Renaissance: Beaux Arts Architecture in New York City (online)


Phillip James Dodd' talks about his new book, which focuses on twenty of the finest examples of Beaux-Arts architecture in the city and recalls the lives of those who commissioned, designed, and built them. Some of the buildings and monuments are world-renowned landmarks, while others are more obscure and seldom visited. The opulence of the Gilded Age is stunningly captured in this oversized and extravagantly illustrated volume. With photography by Jonathan Wallen, the principal contributor on more than twenty books on architecture, and a Foreword by Julian Fellowes, the acclaimed creator, writer, and executive producer of Downton Abbey, An American Renaissance is a sumptuous book on an era – roughly from the 1870s to the 1930s – when New York acquired and displayed its wealth and sophistication with complete confidence.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Discussions, March 14, 2023, 03/14/2023, An American Renaissance: Beaux Arts Architecture in New York City (online)

Opening Reception | Azita Panahpour: Shattered Poems


Azita Panahpour (born in Tehran) is a contemporary abstract artist living in New York. She explores feelings of displacement, loss, and identity, by creating a dynamic gestural vocabulary drawn from the Farsi alphabet and poetry. Emphasis is placed on the alphabet’s sculptural shapes. Its curves, lines, and forms become the base of a new visual language. These gesture variations in scale, repetition, and sense of movement—set in multilayered, distressed backgrounds—dance, fall, intertwine, and emerge with a deep emotional statement that transcends literary expression. The Shattered Poems are a collision of past and present, transformation and hope, art and culture, an individual depiction of a universal sentiment.  
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Opening Receptions, March 14, 2023, 03/14/2023, Azita Panahpour: Shattered Poems

Opening Reception | Chris Burden: Cross Communication


om his action-based works of the 1970s to the jaw-dropping technical feats of his later sculptures, Chris Burden (1946–2015) consistently challenged his mental and physical limitations, reflecting on the surreal and precarious realities of contemporary life. Burden was a radical and uncompromising figure with a fierce political consciousness.
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Talk | What Makes It Italian?: Settecento: Italy and France (online)


While the French reveled in the playful decorative aspect of the Rococo, the Italians emphasized its potential for elegant grandeur. Italian pairing: Composer Giuseppe Tartini (1692 - 1770) and painter Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696 - 1770) French pairing: Composer Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges (1745 - 1799) and painter Francois Boucher (1703 - 1770) "What Makes It Italian?" is a music listening and discussion group that meets online. The group is led by Gina Crusco, who has also guided listening at Bard LLI and Riverdale Y; acted as maestro del coro for opera in Italy; instructed music at The New School; and directed Underworld Productions.
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Talks, March 14, 2023, 03/14/2023, What Makes It Italian?: Settecento: Italy and France (online)

Book Discussion | Award-Winning Journalist Analyzes the Patriarchy (In Person and Online)


Learn more about Angela Saini's groundbreaking exploration of gendered oppression looks for truth behind distorted ideas about male supremacy. For centuries, prominent thinkers have treated male domination among humans as natural or inevitable. But how would our understanding of gender inequality look if we didn't assume that men have always ruled over women? Award-winning science journalist Angela Saini explores the roots of what we call patriarchy, uncovering a complex history of how it first became embedded in societies and spread across the globe from prehistory into the present. Relying on research that stretches from the earliest known human settlements to contemporary gender issues, Saini makes the case that there was never anything inevitable about male domination, and that our history of gender and power dynamics is far more diverse, and fluid, than many people believe. Angela Saini is an award-winning science journalist whose print and broadcast work has appeared on the BBC and in the Guardian, New Scientist, Wired, The Economist, and Science. A former Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT, she won the American Association for the Advancement of Science's Kavli Science Journalism gold award in 2015. Saini has a master's degree in engineering from Oxford University, and she is the author of Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong and the New Research That's Rewriting the Story and Geek Nation: How Indian Science Is Taking Over the World.
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Discussion | Process & Practice: Artists in Conversation (online)


A conversation between multidisciplinary artists Abdolreza Aminlari and Nazanin Noroozi. As artists and friends, they will discuss their recent projects, their exploration of paper as a medium in the Dieu Donné studio, and their relationships to materiality, ideas of home, memory, social practice, immigration, and more.
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Book Discussion | The Sassoons: The Rothschilds of the East


An exploration of Dr. Joseph Sassoon's recent book, Global Merchants, the story of a family dynasty who gave the world the first global female CEO, supported over half of Bombay's households, reshaped the skyline of Shanghai, and forever changed the destinies of nations. Dr. Sassoon is Professor of History and Politics at Georgetown University and a Senior Associate Member at St. Antony's College, Oxford.
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Discussion | An Evening with Photographer/Film Director Neal Slavin


Photographer and director Neal Slavin shares his global journey spanning over 50 years. In 1967, during the time of the Salazar regime, Slavin traveled to Portugal on a Fulbright Fellowship and fell in love with the country and its people, documenting their lives and indigenous culture. This body of work eventually went on to become his first published book of photographs. He'll explore his newest film project which continues this voyage deep into Portugal's rich and compelling history, weaving Fado, the music of the Portuguese soul, with intimate portraits of artists and communities.
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Discussions, March 14, 2023, 03/14/2023, An Evening with Photographer/Film Director Neal Slavin

Book Discussion | Fiction/Non Fiction Conversation: Remembering ACT UP


Sarah Schulman and K.M. Soehnlein meet in commemorating the 30-year anniversary of ACT UP.   In just six years, ACT UP, New York, a broad and unlikely coalition of activists from all races, genders, sexualities, and backgrounds, changed the world. Armed with rancor, desperation, intelligence, and creativity, it took on the AIDS crisis with an indefatigable, ingenious, and multifaceted attack on the corporations, institutions, governments, and individuals who stood in the way of AIDS treatment for all. They stormed the FDA and NIH in Washington, DC, and started needle exchange programs in New York; they took over Grand Central Terminal and fought to change the legal definition of AIDS to include women; they transformed the American insurance industry, weaponized art and advertising to push their agenda, and battled—and beat—The New York Times, the Catholic Church, and the pharmaceutical industry. Their activism, in its complex and intersectional power, transformed the lives of people with AIDS and the bigoted society that had abandoned them. Based on more than two hundred interviews with ACT UP members and rich with lessons for today’s activists, Let the Record Show is a revelatory exploration—and long-overdue reassessment—of the coalition’s inner workings, conflicts, achievements, and ultimate fracture. Schulman, one of the most revered queer writers and thinkers of her generation, explores the how and the why, examining, with her characteristic rigor and bite, how a group of desperate outcasts changed America forever, and in the process created a livable future for generations of people across the world. Lambda Literary Award-winner K.M. Soehnlein's novel, Army of Lovers, follows a young gay man swept up in the excitement, fury, and poignancy of the AIDS activist group ACT UP. Arriving in New York City full of idealism, Paul discovers the queer community gathering strength in the face of government inaction and social stigma. As he protests, parties, and makes a new home, he finds himself pulling away from his HIV-negative boyfriend to pursue an intense bond with a passionate, HIV-positive artist. Paul's awakening parallels ACT UP's rise, successes, and controversies. And then everything shifts again, as his family is thrust into their own life-and-death struggle that tests him even further. Born out of the author's activism inside the vibrant queer community of the '80s and '90s, Army of Lovers blends history and fiction into an exploration of memory, community, love, and justice.
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Book Discussions, March 14, 2023, 03/14/2023, Fiction/Non Fiction Conversation: Remembering ACT UP

Concert | Women Songwriters: From the Era of Hedy Lamarr to the Present


A concert evening with the Austrian jazz vocalist Elisabeth Lohninger joined by a fantastic, all-female-jazz-musician-line-up: Hyuna Park on piano, Jennifer Vincent on bass and Mayra Casales on percussion. Elisabeth Lohninger presents a muscial journey from the early 20th century, a time when Hedy Lamarr was flourishing as a Hollywood actress and inventor and female songwriters substantially contributed to the Great American Songbook, until today. The program ranges from an early Maria Grever’s “What A Difference A Day Made” to Blossom Dearie’s work in the 50s and 60s, continuing through the decades to make a direct connection to contemporary female songwriters.
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Book Discussion | Finale: Late Conversations with Stephen Sondheim


D.T. Max, a staff writer at The New Yorker, discusses his new collection of deeply personal interviews with the late Stephen Sondheim, conducted in the last year of the composer-lyricist's life. The conversations revealed Sondheim as he was rarely seen in public, with a candor and vulnerability little shown before. Now, Max brings together the unedited interviews, creating a remarkable portrait of an artist in his twilight, offering insight into the mind and heart of a genius who indelibly influenced American musical theater and popular culture.
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Classical Music | Jewish Song Recital with Cantor and Pianist


Cantor David Berger and pianist Joyce Rosenzweig reflect on their new album Refuge, which features never-before-recorded music by composers who came to the United States as refugees fleeing anti-Semitism.
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Concerts, March 14, 2023, 03/14/2023, Jewish Song Recital with Cantor and Pianist

Discussion | Western Support for Ukraine One Year After Russia’s War: International Influences and Domestic Trends in the US and Europe (online)


Over a year following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, we see continued Western unity in support for Ukraine, including sustaining economic sanctions on Russia, providing Kyiv with security assistance, helping Ukrainian refugees and making necessary economic adjustments to detach from dependence on Russian energy. But how stable is domestic public support for Ukraine across the European Union and the United States, especially given the war’s current military stalemate and growing calls for a negotiated settlement? What is the role of domestic politics, economic factors, media coverage and disinformation on Western public opinion? A group of distinguished academic researchers and policy officials convene to discuss the current state of affairs and assess likely future trends.
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Discussions, March 14, 2023, 03/14/2023, Western Support for Ukraine One Year After Russia&rsquo;s War: International Influences and Domestic Trends in the US and Europe (online)
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