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Are you looking for free things to do in New York City (NYC) on March 21, 2023?

39 free events take place on Tuesday, March 21 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!

New York City (NYC) never ceases to amaze you with quantity and quality of its free culture and free entertainment. Check out March 21 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 March . Don't miss the opportunities that only New York provides!

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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39 free things to do in New York City (NYC) on Tuesday, March 21, 2023

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free events nyc "The Woman Who Arrived at Six" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (In Person AND Online)
free events nyc What Makes It Italian?: Modern World: Italian and English (online)
free events nyc Mr. B: George Balanchine's 20th Century
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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
   New York City, NY; NYC
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10:00 am
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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.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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10:30 am
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Book Discussion | I, Human: AI, Automation, and the Quest to Reclaim What Makes Us Unique (online)


AI is impacting human behavior and changing the way we work, our relationships, well-being and consumption. In I, Human, psychologist and data scientist Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic corrals the extensive data on human behavior that our interactions with tech have produced thus far, to ask the big question: What does it mean to be human in the AI age?
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:00 pm
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Talk | Ukrainian Military Manpower


 A conversation with Alona Verbytska, an advisor of President Volodymyr Zelensky on Rights of Defenders (military members). Prior to serving in this role, Verbytska was an advisor to the Joint Chief of Staff of the Ukrainian Military and Prosecutor General. In this talk, Verbytska will discuss Ukrainian military manpower, including prisoner of war issues.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:15 pm
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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.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:20 pm
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Book Discussion | Claim Your Confidence: Unlock Your Superpower and Create the Life You Want


You Are a Badass meets Grit in this powerhouse guide to overcoming your fear and finding the confidence within. “How do I become more confident?” is the question Lydia Fenet hears almost every time she speaks to women across the country. Many of us have forgotten what it feels like to trust ourselves, if we ever knew at all. But that can all change today. From Lydia Fenet, the world’s leading charity auctioneer and author of The Most Powerful Woman in the Room Is You, Claim Your Confidence is a powerful guide to overcoming your fear and finding the confidence within. Navigating a two-decade career at the world’s leading auction house while raising three children, Lydia had her own journey of learning self-assurance. Through stories of overcoming challenges in both her work and personal lives, she demonstrates that confidence isn’t something that only some people are born with; rather, it’s inside every one of us, waiting to be claimed. Lydia provides powerful tools anyone at any phase of their life can use.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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1:00 pm
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Gallery Talk | What That Quilt Knows About Me: Curators' Tour (online)


Curators Emelie Gevalt and Sadé Ayorinde go behind the scenes of What That Quilt Knows About Me to learn more about the artworks, the artists and the themes included in this exhibition. Featuring approximately 40 quilts and related works of art from more than two centuries ago into the present, the exhibition presents a large and rich selection of artworks chosen from the museum’s own collections of American textiles. In this program, curators Emelie Gevalt and Sadé Ayorinde walk through the exhibition, which is not organized by time period, style, culture, or technique. Instead, the visitor is encouraged to revel in a wide range of objects and their stories, and focus attention on the intimacy of the human-textile relationship.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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1:00 pm
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Classical Music | An Afternoon of Pipes (In Person and Online)


Thomas Gaynor, pipes, at an intimate venue.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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1:00 pm
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Workshop | EcoDharma Practice: Connecting to the Elements of Nature (online)


In this EcoDharma-themed meditation facilitated by Michael Lobsang Tenpa, we will explore the five natural elements as they relate to both our mind/body and the world around us. Reconnecting to each element and the psychological qualities it represents (from the point of view of the Indo-Tibetan contemplative tradition) can help us strengthen our inner wellbeing and inspire our service to the preservation and protection of the planet and its multiple communities.  
   New York City, NY; NYC
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1:00 pm
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Discussion | Business and Human Rights: A Japan-Based NGO's Perspective (in-person and online)


Featuring: Kazuko Ito, Founder and Vice President, Human Rights Now Moderator: Bruce Aronson, Senior Advisor, Japan Center, U.S.-Asia Law Institute; Adjunct Professor
   New York City, NY; NYC
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1:15 pm
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Book Club | Poetry Discussion Circle


Join fellow poetry enthusiasts in unpacking the layered meanings of poetry through an informal group discussion. This meeting's theme is the sonnet. The sonnet takes on deeply human matters with an economy of language and characteristic wit. Join in discussing the impact of this timeless poetic tradition. Reading selections for this meeting are: Diane Seuss, [I met a dying man] (2021) John Murillo, A Refusal to Mourn the Deaths, by Gunfire, of Three Men in Brooklyn (2020) American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin [Seven of the Ten Things] Reading selections will also be provided at the event. Please note that contemporary poetry deals frankly with contemporary issues and all works discussed are artistic expressions selected for an adult audience.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:30 pm
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Film | Beast (2022) with Idris Elba


The thriller centers on Dr. Nate Samuels and his two teenage daughters. When the family visits South Africa, they tour the savanna with his old friend and biologist Martin Battles. Soon, a bloodthirsty rogue lion stalks Samuels' family, making their trip a fight for survival unlike any other. Director: Baltasar Kormakur Cast: Idris Elba, Sharlto Copley, Iyana Halley, Leah Jeffries Idrissa Elba is an English actor who is known for roles including Stringer Bell in the HBO series The Wire (2002-2004), DCI John Luther in the BBC One series Luther (2010-2019), and Nelson Mandela in the biographical film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013). For Luther, he received four nominations each for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor, winning one of the former.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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3:00 pm
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Workshop | The Creative Journey Workshop


For this introductory workshop, Robert Rabinovitz, Associate Professor of Design, will explore the intersection between four fundamental human frameworks: The Design Process, The 12 Archetypes, The 12 Stages of The Hero's Journey, and The 12 Steps of Recovery. These seemingly disparate concepts are intertwined, revealing patterns that may contribute in creating new, powerful, and transformative experiences. Through the exploration of these concepts, we'll gain a holistic understanding of how we might apply this knowledge to create experiences that inspire, heal, and transform the ways in which we live, interact, and collaborate. By the end of this workshop, you'll have a deeper understanding of these universal truths, how they overlap and may continue to be applied in your life and creative work.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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3:00 pm
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Lecture | The Shifting Science of Social Media Use and Adolescent Mental Health (online)


Adolescents spend much of their daily lives online and fears are high that digital technology use, and social media in particular, is harming their social and emotional development. The narrative around social media and adolescent development has been negative, but empirical support for the story of increasing deficits, disease, and disconnection is limited. This talk will synthesize findings from our recent review of associations between social media use and adolescent social and emotional well-being and present new findings from our large study of adolescents followed daily via their mobile devices. Recommendations for improving science and practice for adolescents in an increasingly digital and uncertain age will also be provided. Speaker Candice Odgers is Associate Dean for Research and a Professor of Psychological Science and Informatics at the University of California Irvine.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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4:00 pm
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Book Club | "The Woman Who Arrived at Six" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (In Person AND Online)


"The Woman Who Arrived at Six" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez is a short story in the book Eyes of a Blue Dog. The story is about an unnamed woman prostitute who comes into Jose's diner everyday at 6:00 for a free meal. One day, she comes in and convinces him to say that she came in earlier so that she has an alibi for the murder she has just committed.
   New York City, NY; NYC
4:30 pm
Free

Talk | The Science Fiction of Santiago Ramón y Cajal and Early Film Experiments


Over a hundred years ago, Spanish neurobiologist Santiago Ramón y Cajal made groundbreaking discoveries about the structure of the brain. Using the Golgi silver staining technique, he identified a specialized cell type—the neuron—that binds all the matter together. His surreal hand-drawn paintings illustrated how electrical signals were received and transmitted across cerebral time and space. Drawing from his short stories, this talk presents early film experiments to craft a Cajal biopic. Under the working title of "The Kiss," Cajal on screen is a time traveler that reminisces about his past and invokes the future through his dreams and fictions. Speaker: Alexis Gambis, Assistant Professor of Biology, Film & New Media
   New York City, NY; NYC
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4:30 pm
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Opening Reception | Rodríguez Calero: re:tratos urbanos


Features artwork by acclaimed Nuyorican painter and collage artist Rodríguez Calero (affectionally known as RoCa). This two-decade survey exhibit showcases RoCa’s signature acrollage and fotacrolétechniques. These two innovative processes fuse painting, printmaking, photography, and collage to spellbinding effects. The resulting pieces are bold, surrealist portraits that masterfully combine religious iconography, classical and Byzantine patterns, and elements of hip hop and street art.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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5:30 pm
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Opening Reception | Bennett Miller: Art by AI


New prints produced using a DALLoE image generator. This is Miller's first exhibition with the gallery. The works on view in New York emerged after a five-year period in which Miller researched and shot a documentary film about the technological crossroads at which we now find ourselves. Having interviewed numerous figures involved with artificial intelligence (AI)--including Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, the San Francisco-based developer of DALLoE--the artist began using the software to reflect on the nature and progression of shifts in the ways we understand representational artwork. The striking results engage the history and format of photography to pose questions around the contingent and enigmatic nature of perception, reality, and truth--an enquiry made newly urgent by revolutionary innovations in computing. DALLoE--a portmanteau of Salvador Dali and Pixar's robot character WALL-E--is a "neural net" that employs a deep-learning algorithm trained to translate written prompts into high-fidelity images. It was launched in 2021 by OpenAI, the company also responsible for "large language model" ChatGPT, which performs a comparable operation with text. As Miller's project acknowledges, such generators already exert a pervasive and not-uncontroversial influence on education, media, and commercial art and design, complicating debates around authenticity, appropriation, and style to a degree not seen since Postmodernism's 1980s heyday.
   New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
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Book Discussion | Creole Noise: Early Caribbean Dialect Literature and Performance


Belinda Edmondson's book is a history of Creole, or 'dialect', literature and performance in the English-speaking Caribbean, from the late eighteenth century to the early twentieth century. By emphasizing multiracial origins, transnational influences, and musical performance alongside often violent historical events of the nineteenth century - slavery, Emancipation, the Morant Bay Rebellion, the era of blackface minstrelsy, indentureship and immigration - it revises the common view that literary dialect in the Caribbean was a relatively modern, twentieth-century phenomenon, associated with regional anti-colonial or black-affirming nationalist projects.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Book Discussion | The Roots of Urban Renaissance: Gentrification and the Struggle over Harlem


With its gleaming shopping centers and refurbished row houses, today’s Harlem bears little resemblance to the neighborhood of the midcentury urban crisis. In his book, first published in 2017 by Harvard University Press, Brian Goldstein traces Harlem’s Second Renaissance to a surprising source: the radical social movements of the 1960s that resisted city officials and fought to give Harlemites control of their own destiny.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Book Discussion | The Sassoons: The Great Global Merchants and the Making of an Empire (online)


The Sassoons, known as "the Rothschilds of the East," were one of the richest families in the world during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The Baghdadi Jewish family built a vast financial and trade empire that spanned continents, became members of British Parliament, and owned some of Britain's leading newspapers. In his new book, Joseph Sassoon details the family's history. At this event, Sassoon will be in conversation about his book with Rebecca Kobrin, Russell and Bettina Knapp Associate Professor of American Jewish History at Columbia University.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Discussion | Cuban Exodus: Causes and Consequences (online)


A webinar focusing on the causes and consequences of Cuban migration.  Speakers: Susan Eckstein is a professor in the Pardee School of Global Studies and in the Sociology Department at Boston University. Guillermo J. Grenier is Professor of Sociology, Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies, Florida International University, State University of Florida.  
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Workshop | Play bridge in a stress-free environment


One of the most popular card games of the last century, bridge is still enjoyed by professional and amateur players alike today - and now you can stop by and enjoy it too! Bring your bridge partner, or you will be matched up with someone to play as a pair. There will be instructions and the chance to observe players, making this a perfect event for beginners looking to learn how to play bridge.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Discussion | Strangers to Ourselves: Writing about Mental Health


Panelists: -- Rachel Aviv, author of Strangers to Ourselves and staff writer for The New Yorker -- Keith Gessen, George T. Delacorte Assistant Professor of Magazine Journalism, founding editor of n+1, and a contributor to The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, and The London Review of Books.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussion | To See and Be Seen: Queer and Trans Visibility in Photojournalism (in-person and online)


Professor Lauren Walsh and photographers Allison Lippy and Annie Tritt have a discussion that will consider what belonging means for trans and queer photographers within this industry, how queer subjects are represented in documentary and photojournalistic spaces, as well as what changes can be made for future generations.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Talk | What Makes It Italian?: Modern World: Italian and English (online)


French Impressionism was resonating throughout European music and art, but the British and the Italians responded with their own home-grown versions. Italian pairing: Composer Franco Alfano (1875 - 1954) and painter Emilio Longoni (1859 - 1932) English pairing: Composer Edward Elgar (1857-1934) and painter Vanessa Bell (1879-1961) "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.
   New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
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Poetry Reading | If Some God Shakes Your House: Antigone Reimagined


Jennifer Franklin reimagines an Antigone for our times in her third collection, where filial devotion and ossified roles of gendered labor become the engine of her defiance. Franklin’s Antigone is ferocious, feeling, and unafraid of the consequences of speaking the truth to power about the political atrocities she has witnessed and personal traumas she has withstood.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:15 pm
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Film | Silent Love (2022): Lesbians in Poland


At the death of her mother, Aga decides to leave her life in Germany with her partner Maja to look after her younger brother in Poland. To do this, she has to hide her love for another woman from the authorities. Director: Marek Kozakiewicz In Polish with English subtitles Followed by a live Q&A with the director.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:30 pm
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Book Discussion | The God of Endings: An Immortal Woman Navigates Love


By turns suspenseful and enchanting, this breathtaking first novel weaves a story of love, family, history, and myth as seen through the eyes of one immortal woman. Collette LeSange is a lonely artist who heads an elite fine arts school for children in upstate New York. Her youthful beauty masks the dark truth of her life: she has endured centuries of turmoil and heartache in the wake of her grandfather’s long-ago decision to make her immortal like himself. Now in 1984, Collette finds her life upended by the arrival of a gifted child from a troubled home, the return of a stalking presence from her past, and her own mysteriously growing hunger. Combining brilliant prose with breathtaking suspense, Jacqueline Holland's The God of Endings serves as a larger exploration of the human condition in all its complexity, asking us the most fundamental question: is life in this world a gift or a curse?
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Talk | Bridging Time and Space: The Collaborative Photographic Practice


A talk with artists Isaac Diggs and Edward Hillel. From Harlem's iconic 125th street to the musical landscape of contemporary Detroit, the collaborative photographic work of Issac Diggs and Edward Hillel offers a nuanced and penetrating look at the contemporary urban environment in America. Diggs and Hillel will talk about their various projects, books and exhibitions, as well as the process of collaboration. Diggs and Hillel met in 2004 in Harlem and began to collaborate soon thereafter. In 2014, they published 125th: Time in Harlem, subject of their current exhibition at the Hunter East Harlem Gallery. In 2021, their second publication together, Electronic Landscapes, was shortlisted for the Aperture Paris Photo Book Award, named one of top ten art books of 2021 by Hyperallergic and received a national design award from AIGA, the professional association for design.
   New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
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Discussion | Kicking the Back Door In: The Radical Imagination of 1970s New York


An evening of conversation, intervention and performance with the radical social thinker Jack Halberstam and artist and writer Yasi Alipour The 1970s were a time of increased private ownership, social tensions and booming real estate that was visible on New York City’s skyline and landscape. By breaking open a counter-archive of unruly art, working class aesthetics and the rapid financialization and development of New York City, Kicking the back door in draws on the radical imagination of 70s New York City to frame the state of working-class art practice in the city today.   Empty commercial space means empty streets. Rapid development and investment produce streets with empty apartments. Oppositional communities need to see people, hang out together and talk. Queer anarchy, protest, counter archive, and art will be used as a way at looking at the marginalised and working-class aesthetics of the present city, drawing parallels between New York and Berlin to ask: How might looking back on the city – its modes of collapse and forms of resistance to capital systems of corporate investments and private ownership – be part of an unbuilding, “unworlding” and unruly project for today?   An evening of making an errant path through the city, across the Atlantic to Berlin, back to the ‘70s and the contemporary moment, Kicking the back door in will question and offer unruly answers.  Before the conversation and intervention from Jack Halberstam, there will be a short series of performances by artists working on these themes.  
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:30 pm
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Book Discussion | The Morganthaus: Power, Privilege, and The Rise of a New York Dynasty


Journalist Andrew Meier discusses his recent book, Morganthau, which traces a family dynasty which includes an early 20th-Century U.S. ambassador to the Ottoman Empire, the U.S. Treasury Secretary to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and the longest-serving district attorney in New York State. Andrew Meier is a regular contributor to the BBC, CNN, NPR, and PBS, as well as the co-director of the recent Netflix documentary, Our Godfather. Meir will be joined in conversation with Marie Brenner of the The New Yorker.
   New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
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Lecture | Why a New Water Awareness is Urgent for New York (in-person and online)


At a time of climate change, sea level rise, flooding, drought, and changing groundwater and rainwater patterns, water managers need to adjust their current practices and develop new approaches. This lecture examines the role that architectural historians and architects can play in connecting the past, present and future of water management, and how to help identify transformative actions. Speaker Carola Hein is Professor and Head of History of Architecture and Urban Planning at Delft University of Technology and Professor at Leiden University and Erasmus University, Rotterdam.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:30 pm
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Book Discussion | Disorientation: College Satire


Elaine Hsieh Chou's debut novel explores a Taiwanese American woman’s coming-of-consciousness as she ignites eye-opening revelations and chaos on a college campus. The hilarious satire is an examination of privilege and power...
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:00 pm
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Book Discussion | The Swallows of Lunetto: Escaping Italian Fascism


From Joseph Fasano comes the powerful story of a young couple's escape from Italian fascism at the end of the Second World War. Alexandra Bianchi lives and works in Lunetto, a provincial village in Italy's Calabria region, which finds itself ravaged by war in the summer of 1945. Leonardo Gemetti, a young man from Lunetto, has been missing for nearly eight years, and all his village knows of him is that he has carried out an atrocity against the Italian partisans in Mussolini's fallen Republic of Salò. When Alexandra meets a masked figure in the streets of Lunetto, she cannot imagine what she will learn about history and her place in it. A sweeping love story and historical drama, The Swallows of Lunetto is a timely meditation on the left-right political divide, the reckonings of inherited trauma, and the potential of forgiveness to heal deeply divisive wounds.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:00 pm
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Talk | Photographer Talk: The Female Voice


American artist, photographer and filmmaker Joni Sternbach’s work has explored a variety of themes, including domesticity, the family, sexuality and the body. Issues of gender, identity and feminism are the most critical themes in her work from the 1980s–1990s, where the female figure is the central voice. Sternbach has experimented with a variety of photographic media and is best known for her series Surfland, a collection of wet plate collodion tintype portraits of surfers made around the globe. She uses both large format film and early photographic processes to explore the present-day landscape and create environmental portraits.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:00 pm
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Book Discussion | Long Division: Award-Winning Fiction


Kiese Laymon is the author of Long Division, which won the 2022 NAACP Image Award for fiction, and the essay collection, How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America, named a notable book of 2021 by The New York Times critics. Laymon's bestselling memoir, Heavy: An American Memoir, won the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction, the Christopher Isherwood Prize for Autobiographical Prose, the Barnes and Noble Discovery Award, the Austen Riggs Erikson Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media, and was named one of the 50 Best Memoirs of the Past 50 Years by The New York Times.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:30 pm
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Book Discussion | Third Girl From the Left: A Memoir of AIDS


As a middle child in a large military family, author Christine Barker just wants to dance. Her parents support her dreams, even if they seem beyond their comprehension. At 20, determined and talented, Christine heads across the country from Santa Fe to New York City and, in a made for-Hollywood story, is chosen for the London cast of A Chorus Line. While unwilling to fully cut ties with the traditional life her parents envision for her, she finds a new family with the dancers and more fluid, open characters that fill the theater world in London, and later New York, in the ‘70s and ‘80s. Christine learns that one member of her family is equally at home in her new world: Laughlin, her older brother—divorced, a father, ex-military and a corporate lawyer—also makes his way to New York City, where he meets, and begins to build a life, with rising fashion star Perry Ellis. The two men enjoy a partnership and a financial success that Christine both admires. and envies. She spends much of her free time in their Upper West Side brownstone and Water Island retreat. Soon everyone is talking about a mysterious new disease. As deaths of dancers, theater folk, and eventually friends start to mount, Christine realizes she’s in the middle of an epidemic that neither her traditional family nor the public at large is ready to reckon with. As the AIDS crisis cuts closer and closer, eventually impacting those she loves most, Christine does what she has always done: she strikes her own path. This memoir is an emotional, honest examination of what it takes to succeed in the competitive world of New York theater, how hard-won dreams can be quickly lost, what it means to redefine family, and the devastating toll AIDS exacted on a generation of artists.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:30 pm
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Book Discussion | Mr. B: George Balanchine's 20th Century


George Balanchine, arguably the greatest choreographer of all time, was also a cultural titan of the 20th century. A co-founder of the New York City Ballet, the Russia-born Balanchine brought ballet in the U.S. to the forefront of modernism. Jennifer Homans has had full access to his papers and many of his dancers in researching and writing Mr. B: - a comprehensive history of Balanchine's life and times. Ms. Homans, who was named The New Yorker's dance critic in 2019, is also the founder and director of the Center for Ballet and the Arts at New York University, where she is also on the faculty.
   New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
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