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40 free events take place on Wednesday, March 22 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 22 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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40 free things to do in New York City (NYC) on Wednesday, March 22, 2023

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free events nyc Guided Historical Tour of the Columbia University Campus
free events nyc Standards from the American Songbook
free events nyc Sergei Loznitsa's Historical Films (in-person and online)
free events nyc Curie_Meitner_Lamarr-INDIVISIBLE: One Actress, Three Fascinating Women
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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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Concert | Amplified: A Marathon of Music by Women from Around the Globe


Lunchtime Performances: 12-2pm Evening Performances: 5-8pm On the occasion of Women’s History Month, enjoy a marathon of music by women artists from around the globe, based in NYC. Lunchtime and evening performances will take place and will feature music rooted in locations as far away as Venezuela and Sudan, and as close as next door.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:00 pm
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Talk | Marjorie Merriweather Post: An Intimate Look Inside the Life of an American


Apart from being known as one of the wealthiest women of the 20th century with an extensive art collection and luxurious residences, Marjorie Merriweather Post was also a dedicated philanthropist and involved in important U.S. diplomatic missions. In this exclusive chat with historian Ken Mensing, learn more about Marjorie from those who knew her best. In 1999 when Ken Mensing was named the first historian of the LIU Post Campus, which is located on the original Hillwood estate of Post Cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post, he didn’t realize the depth of information about this amazing American socialite and philanthropist that was quietly waiting to be shared. He was fortunate enough to meet various members of Post’s immediate family and hear firsthand accounts of their mother and grandmother's amazing life. The family provided access to their private photo albums as well as home movies and documents from Marjorie’s life. This documentation coupled with their memories helped him not only learn the story of this amazing woman, but be able to tell it from their perspective.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:00 pm
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Symposium | State of America Summit (online)


A virtual summit that explores the most important questions facing the country right now -- spotlighting the future of democracy, civic engagement, technology, journalism, politics and policy.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:00 pm
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Tour | Tour of New York City Hall


One of the oldest continuously used City Halls in the nation that still houses its original governmental functions, New York's City Hall is considered one of the finest architectural achievements of its period. Constructed from 1803 to 1812, the building was an early expression of the City's cosmopolitanism. City Hall is a designated New York City landmark, and its rotunda is a designated interior landmark as well.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:00 pm
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Discussion | Western Sanctions and the Fates of Russian Oligarchs (online)


After the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Western countries imposed major sanctions on key members of the Russian business elite, although some Russian oligarchs have escaped these punishments. Did these sanctions work, and is targeting business elites an effective way of sanctioning a country? Our panel of political scientists, economists, and sociologists will discuss in what ways the sanctions have affected the wealthiest Russians, whether they have divided the Russian elite or brought it closer to Putin, how the oligarchs mitigate and evade the restrictions, and whether more individual sanctions against wealthy Russians could follow. Speakers: -- Brooke Harrington, Professor of Sociology at Dartmouth College -- Daniel Nielsen, Professor of Government at the University of Texas at Austin; Co-founder and Chief Research Officer at Evaluasi -- David Szakonyi, Assistant Professor of Political Science at George Washington University; Associate Director of the Program on New Approaches to Research and Security in Eurasia; co-founder of the Anti-Corruption Data Collective
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:00 pm
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City Walk | Guided Historical Tour of the Columbia University Campus


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.
   New York City, NY; NYC
12:15 pm
Free

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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Workshop | Adult Chorus


Directed by Church Street School of Music, the chorus is open to all who love to sing. Learn contemporary and classic songs and perform at community events throughout the year.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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1:00 pm
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Jazz | Jazz Trio


The Rick Germanson Trio, featuring Rick Germanson on vocals and piano, and accompanying bass and drums.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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1:00 pm
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Workshop | Processing Climate Grief (online)


Our leaders aren’t leading, our institutions are failing us, and every day, the planet lurches toward uninhabitable living conditions. So many are already feeling the impacts on the frontlines from increased storms, raging wildfires, unprecedented flooding, and changing seasons. We’ve also been launched into the sixth mass extinction as key ecosystems and species are swallowed up by the dominant culture. Loss is in the air we breathe. There is so much to grieve. When we are overwhelmed by these shared losses and don’t take time to process them, they threaten our ability to feel present, connected, and joyful. It prevents us from making the necessary changes to protect what is still here. Grieving connects us to our love and helps fuel our work to transform these destructive aspects of our culture. At Good Grief Network and Reimagine, we know there is wisdom and a soul maturity that happens when we are able to name loss and describe how it has transformed us. As soul activist and therapist Francis Weller says, "Any who undertake real mourning return with gravitas, wisdom gathered in the darkness." In this workshop, Good Grief Network Founding Director Laura Schmidt will help us touch our feelings of grief and balance them with love and joy. We will practice grounding exercises, honor our losses, connect with each other, share some poetry, and move our bodies to metabolize grief and distress associated with the climate crisis and ecocide.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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1:00 pm
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Jazz | Standards from the American Songbook


Jazz guitarist Bill Wurtzel and guests play standards from the American Songbook. Bill Wurtzel began playing guitar at age 9, and was a radio and TV country music performer by age 12. He attended art school and had a career as an award-winning advertising creative director. He continued to play professionally and switched to music full time in 1989. Bill has played worldwide with many jazz legends, including the Count Basie Countsmen, Wild Bill Davis, Bill Doggett, Jimmy McGriff, the Harlem Blues & Jazz Band, singers Gloria Lynne and Terri Thornton, as well as Paul Simon. Bill is a director of the Jazz Foundation of America.
   New York City, NY; NYC
1:00 pm
Free

Classical Music | Vocal Works by Bach (In Person AND Online)


The Choir of Trinity Wall Street; Trinity Baroque Orchestra; Avi Stein, director. Program J.S. Bach (1685-1750)         Herr, gehe nicht ins Gericht mit deinem Knecht, BWV 105 (1723)         Ach Herr, mich armen Sünder, BWV 135 (1724)
   New York City, NY; NYC
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1:00 pm
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Film | Doctor Faustus (1967) with Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor


A 16th century scholar sells his soul to the devil in exchange for gaining great knowledge and power for 24 years. Based on Christopher Marlowe's classic play The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus. Directors: Richard Burton and Nevill Coghill Cast: Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Andreas Teuber Richard Burton established himself as a formidable Shakespearean actor in the 1950s and gave a memorable performance as Hamlet in 1964. He is widely regarded as one of the finest actors of his generation and was nominated for an Academy Award seven times, but never won. He received BAFTAs, Golden Globes, and Tony Awards for Best Actor. In the mid-1960s, Burton became a top box office star, and by the late 1960s, he was one of the highest-paid actors in the world. Elizabeth Taylor began her career as a child actress in the early 1940s and was one of the most popular stars of classical Hollywood cinema in the 1950s. She then became the world's highest paid movie star in the 1960s, remaining a well-known public figure for the rest of her life. In 1999, the American Film Institute named her the seventh-greatest female screen legend of Classic Hollywood cinema.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:00 pm
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Workshop | Figure Drawing


Challenge your artistic skills by drawing the human figure. Each week a model will strike short and long poses for participants to draw. Artists/ educators will offer constructive suggestions and critique. Materials provided, and artists are encouraged to bring their own favorite media.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:00 pm
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Discussion | Anti-Gender Politics and Democratic Backsliding in Turkey and Beyond


Mobilization against women’s rights, LGBTI+ rights, and gender equality (denoted "anti-gender politics") has become a near-universal feature of populist, authoritarian and religious-conservative movements around the world. As they erode constitutional democratic safeguards of all kinds, these movements take aim at the civil, political, and socio-economic rights of women and LGBTI+ and seek to overturn the achievements of decades of local and transnational rights-based activism. Alongside seeking traditional legislative, administrative, and constitutional means of advancing their political agenda, they construct and disseminate alternative, essentialist narratives of gender and sexuality in a variety of contexts, including universities, civil society, and the media. Paying attention to the global ramifications as well as local specificities of anti-gender mobilization, this panel will examine "anti-gender" mobilization as both a symptom and an accelerant of democratic backsliding, and discuss their implications on gender and sexuality activism, policy-making, and the academy. Speakers: Yasmine Ergas (Columbia University) Zeynep Gülru Göker (Sabancı University) Zehra Kabasakal Arat (University of Connecticut) Barbara Sutton (SUNY-Albany) Convener: Türküler Işıksel (Columbia University)  
   New York City, NY; NYC
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4:10 pm
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Lecture | Sergei Loznitsa's Historical Films (in-person and online)


Part of a trilogy of films about the USSR that began with The Event (Sobytie, 2015), Sergei Loznitsa's The Trial (Protsess, 2018) and State Funeral (Pokhorony, 2019) are archival / found-footage compilation films in the style of early Soviet avant-garde documentary filmmakers Dziga Vertov and Esfit Shub, where previously existing footage was used to construct a new film "thing" by means of montage. In The Trial (whose title suggests Franz Kafka's novel), Loznitsa condenses an eleven-day show trial hearing from 1930 into just over two hours, alternating bureaucratic procedure and fabricated testimony with snippets of popular demonstrations, to produce "a nonfiction account of a fastidiously composed fiction." Similarly, State Funeral, Loznitsa's second found footage film on the Stalinist period, chronicles the Soviet Union's national mourning of the death of Joseph Stalin based on shot footage that no one ever saw: a thirty-eight minute film called The Great Farewell made by four leading Soviet directors to commemorate Stalin's death, which was never screened during the Soviet period. Loznitsa uses footage shot in the last four days of the funeral to tell a different story from the one intended by the original filmmakers, but which nevertheless retain the "truth" of the original. Indeed, the basic structure of State Funeral is taken from Vertex's 1925 Kinopravda #24 / Lenin's Kinopravda (and repeated in his 1934 Three Songs of Lenin) -- the model for a nation grieving the loss of its leader. This talk will consider Loznitsa's films in the context of early Soviet avant-garde documentary practices that clearly serve as the context for the two films, looking specifically at the uses and reuses of the original source material, including editing, reframing, and sound. With Lilya Kaganovsky, UCLA. Moderated by Mark Lipovetsky and Tatiana Efremova.
   New York City, NY; NYC
4:15 pm
Free

Talk | Artist Talk: Displacement and What Remains (online)


This talk will highlight Krista Svalbonas’ two most recent bodies of work focusing on the history of the Baltic states surrounding WWII. Displacement traces former Baltic WWII displaced person camps in Germany and the refugees that inhabited these spaces. To honor their struggles, she uses archived copies of the plea letters the Baltic refugees sent. Kirsta merges these painful accounts with photographs through a process of burning, an echo of the traumas of war the refugees had endured. What Remains combines Krista’s photographs of Soviet architecture in the Baltic region with traditional Baltic textile designs. She uses a laser cutter to cut the textile patterns directly onto her black and white photographs of the cold and imposing buildings. This series explores the power of folk art and crafts as a form of defiance against the Soviet occupiers.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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5:00 pm
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Discussion | Curatorial Roundtable (online)


Marina Reyes Franco, curator at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico, co-founded La Ene, an itinerant museum and collection. Her past projects include De Loiza a la Loiza, a MAC en el Barrio public art commission by Daniel Lind Ramos (2020); “Resisting Paradise” at Publica, San Juan and Fonderie Darling, Montreal (2019); “Watch your step / Mind your head” at ifa Galerie-Berlin (2017); the 2nd Grand Tropical Biennial, co-curated with Pablo León de la Barra, Stefan Benchoam, and Radamés “Juni” Figueroa (2016); “A Summer in Puerta de Tierra,” an exhibition and day outing in a San Juan neighborhood in response to the policies of population displacement and tourism focus in the area (2015); “Calibán,” a selection of Puerto Rican contemporary artists at the MAC in San Juan (2014); “Sucursal,” an exhibition of the collection of La Ene, at the Museum of Latin American Art in Buenos Aires, (co-curated with Gala Berger, Sofía Dourron, and Santiago Villanueva, 2014); and numerous exhibitions at La Ene while she was director. Her research interests include the work of Esteban Valdés, artistic and literary manifestations on the frontier of political action, new museology and the impact of tourism on cultural production.
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5:00 pm
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Film | Doctor Faustus (1967) with Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor


A 16th century scholar sells his soul to the devil in exchange for gaining great knowledge and power for 24 years. Based on Christopher Marlowe's classic play The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus. Directors: Richard Burton and Nevill Coghill Cast: Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Andreas Teuber Richard Burton established himself as a formidable Shakespearean actor in the 1950s and gave a memorable performance as Hamlet in 1964. He is widely regarded as one of the finest actors of his generation and was nominated for an Academy Award seven times, but never won. He received BAFTAs, Golden Globes, and Tony Awards for Best Actor. In the mid-1960s, Burton became a top box office star, and by the late 1960s, he was one of the highest-paid actors in the world. Elizabeth Taylor began her career as a child actress in the early 1940s and was one of the most popular stars of classical Hollywood cinema in the 1950s. She then became the world's highest paid movie star in the 1960s, remaining a well-known public figure for the rest of her life. In 1999, the American Film Institute named her the seventh-greatest female screen legend of Classic Hollywood cinema.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Book Discussion | Redaction: Poetry and Art


In celebration of their new book, Titus Kaphar and memoirist, poet, and attorney Reginald Dwayne Betts will sign copies, following a poetry reading by Betts. The volume documents the pair’s Redaction series, first presented in 2019 at MoMA PS1, New York. Bringing together poetry by Betts that draws upon redacted legal documents and Kaphar’s etched portraits of incarcerated individuals, the project exposes the ways in which the legal system exploits and erases the poor and incarcerated from public consciousness. Redaction was designed in close collaboration with Kaphar and Betts and also includes an introduction by Sarah Suzuki, associate director at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Discussion | Right-Wing Populism and Gender: European Perspectives and Beyond


A roundtable conversation among Hadas Aron (NYU), Erasma Beras-Monticiollo (Tambora Dialogues), Julia Roth (Bielefeld University) and Ulrich Baer (NYU) on the recent “obsession” with topics around gender and sexuality (“gender ideology”) in right-wing populist debates. Tracing different patterns of gender mobilization in right-wing populist discourse that Julia Roth has elaborated on in her co-edited book Right-Wing Populism and Gender (2020), the roundtable asks how "gender" serves as a platform or metalanguage? Why and how can gender issues be used to mobilize affects? Which counter strategies can we observe?
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Gallery Talk | Upon Thy Gates: The Winik Mezuzah Collection: Curator's Talk (online)


Exhibition curator Kenneth Helphand discusses the Elaine and Norman Winik Mezuzah Collection, currently on view at the Museum at Eldridge Street. This talk will not only touch upon examples from the collection, but dive into the three thousand year old custom of marking a Jewish home by affixing a mezuzah to the doorpost. Learn about the rich yet little-examined art of the mezuzah case, using examples from the collection spanning the past two centuries. The cases come from all over the world, and are made from an array of materials. This talk will address the deep symbolism on display in these miniature works of art.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Lecture | Territorial Soils: The British Excavating the Egyptian Delta 


When Victorian archaeologists began overseeing large-scale excavations in the Egyptian Delta in the 1880s, they capitalized on the colonial infrastructure of the cotton trade—especially agricultural land and labor. Foreign excavators recruited workforces from landless Fellahin, local Bedouin, and young villagers to dig ancient soil through the winter months before the annual Nile inundation in the summer. Most archaeological sites were moreover buried under tells (artificial mounds) and situated on modern farmland. Territorial disputes were commonplace. Archaeologists sought to preserve the soil in situ, while farmers needed to rotate and redistribute it. The messy growth of British Egyptology was therefore predicated on the identification, popularization, demarcation, and especially, long-distance control of a new scientific space termed the “field site.” This talk will denaturalize the field site by exploring the literal shared ground between archaeology and agriculture, and the process by which Pharaonic ruins were made archaeological through Egyptian dispossession and exploitation. Speaker: Meira Gold, Assistant Professor
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Book Discussion | To the Collector Belong the Spoils: Modernism and the Art of Appropriation (online)


Author Annie Pfeifer rethinks collecting as an artistic, revolutionary, and appropriative modernist practice that flourishes beyond institutions like museums or archives. Through a constellation of three author-collectors—Henry James, Walter Benjamin, and Carl Einstein—Annie Pfeifer examines the relationship between literary modernism and twentieth-century practices of collecting objects. From James's paper hoarding to Einstein's mania for African art and Benjamin's obsession with old Russian toys, she shows how these authors' literary techniques of compiling, gleaning, and reassembling constitute a modernist style of collecting which that reimagines the relationship between author and text, source and medium. Placing Benjamin and Einstein in surprising conversation with James sharpens the contours of collecting as aesthetic and political praxis underpinned by dangerous passions. An apt figure for modernity, the collector is caught between preservation and transformation, order and chaos, the past and the future.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:15 pm
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Book Discussion | 3 Books Celebrating Science and Literature


This event identifies three books to deepen readers’ understanding of science and technology with a focus on work that highlights the diversity of voices in scientific writing: Dyke (geology), Real Life, and Blockchain Chicken Farm: And Other Stories of Tech in China’s Countryside. The program will feature readings and conversation with authors Sabrina Imbler, Brandon Taylor, and Xiaowei Wang. Located in the Frederick P. Rose Auditorium, at 41 Cooper Square (on Third Avenue between 6th and 7th Streets)
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:30 pm
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Film | A House Made of Splinters (2022): Oscar-Nominated Documentary


Ukrainian children and staff in a special kind of home: an institution for children who have been removed from their homes while awaiting court custody decisions. Staff do their best to make the time children have there safe and supportive. Director: Simon Lereng Wilmont 87 min. In Russian with English subtitles Followed by a discussion
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:30 pm
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Book Discussion | Dinner with the President: Food, Politics, and a History of Breaking Bread at the White House by Alex Prud'homme


A history of presidential taste, from the grim meals eaten by Washington and his starving troops at Valley Forge to Trump’s fast-food burgers and Biden’s ice cream—what they ate, why they ate it, and what it tells us about the state of the nation—from the coauthor of Julia Child’s best-selling memoir My Life in France. Alex Prud’homme invites readers into the White House kitchen to reveal the sometimes curious tastes of 26 of America’s most influential presidents, how their meals were prepared and by whom, and the ways their choices affected food policy around the world. And the White House menu grew over time— from simple eggs and black coffee for Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War and celebratory turtle soup after and squirrel stew for Dwight Eisenhower, to jelly beans and enchiladas for Ronald Reagan and arugula for Barack Obama. What our leaders say about food touches on everything from our nation’s shifting diet and local politics to global trade, science, religion, war, class, gender, race, and so much more. Join author Alex Prud'homme in conversation with Rebecca Federman, Assistant Director NYPL General Humanities Reference & Center for Research in the Humanities. "[A] beautifully written book about how the presidential palate has helped shape America...Fascinating."—Stanley Tucci
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6:30 pm
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Book Discussion | Two Wars and a Wedding: New Fiction from New York Times Bestselling Author Lauren Willig


From New York Times bestselling author Lauren Willig: a dramatic coming-of-age story with a dual timeline and a single heroine—a bold and adventuring young woman who finds herself caught up in two very different wars on both sides of the Atlantic.
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6:30 pm
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Discussion | Can Democracy Survive in the U.S.? (in-person and online)


As America becomes even more polarized, two leading commentators discuss the past and future of our threatened democracy. What are the constitutional and historical roots of our current crisis? Can our democratic institutions withstand the forces at play? Jamelle Bouie, columnist for The New York Times Opinion section, joins in conversation with Corey Robin, distinguished professor of political science at Brooklyn College, and author, most recently, of The Enigma of Clarence Thomas. Moderated by Katrina vanden Heuvel, publisher and editorial director of The Nation.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussion | This Changes Everything | This Changes Nothing: ChatGPT, Journalism, and the Future of Creativity (in-person and online)


Speakers: Joanna Stern writes and makes videos at The Wall Street Journal, where she is the senior personal technology columnist. She won an Emmy in 2021. Jean Oh is an associate research professor at Carnegie Mellon University who builds robots with advanced artificial intelligence capabilities. Moderator Anna Rothschild is a science presenter, video producer, and journalist. A visiting scholar, she is the senior video producer at ABC’s FiveThirtyEight, where she also hosted the COVID podcast, PODCAST-19.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussion | Why Do We Still Burn Books? (In Person AND Online)


Emma Smith, the Professor of Shakespeare Studies at Oxford University, lectures on the history of book-burning from the ancient Mediterranean to Margaret Atwood. "Book burning for ideological reasons is almost as old as the book form itself," writes Smith in her new book, Portable Magic: A History of Books and Their Readers. It "is a highly emotive trope and is... compelling for those who burn and those who deplore it. But, in itself, burning a book is irrelevant." Debating the practical implications of burning books against their symbolic power, Smith lectures on items, including some in the Library's Treasures exhibition, to examine this peculiar corner in the history of censorship and the talismanic power of books.
   New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
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Play | Curie_Meitner_Lamarr-INDIVISIBLE: One Actress, Three Fascinating Women


A theater play with Austrian actress Anita Zieher who impersonates 3 fascinating women: Marie Curie, Lise Meitner and Hedy Lamarr. Radiation. Nuclear fission. Frequency hopping. This show brings the lives and works of three extraordinary women to the stage: Double Nobel Prize winner and discoverer of radioactivity Marie Curie (1867-1934), Austrian-Swedish nuclear physicist Lise Meitner (1878-1968), and the Viennese Hollywood actress Hedy Lamarr (1914-2000) who invented of frequency hopping. All three are outstanding pioneers representing the achievements of women in the field of science and technology. The play shows their passion for science and technology, the obstacles and barriers these women had to face in their work environment as well as the great joy and fascination they gained through their research and inventiveness. Actress Anita Zieher, who impersonates the three women, delivers a stunning performance in the roles. The play, directed by Sandra Schueddekopf provides an entertaining and vivid performance, raising questions about female career paths that are still valid.
   New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
Free

Book Discussion | Nights from This Galaxy: New Short Fiction (online)


Wil Weitzel's debut is a set of deep, lush short stories that are full of wonder; the collection’s tales range from a couple that cares for a starving lion to a boy held captive by a dangerous old man who hunts dogs for sport. In conversation with writer and critic John Freeman, the literary duo will explore the craft of fiction, the work’s fierce characters, and our shared human fragility and the imminent grief that binds us all.
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7:00 pm
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Talk | Ballroom Dance as an Art Form


DNA Dance (Denys Drozdyuk and Antonina Skobina) will present ballroom dance in its various forms as a social, competitive and performing art. They will discuss how it developed and what makes it different from other dance genres and will perform excerpts from such well known forms as the Rhumba, Cha Cha, Jive, Samba and Waltz, explaining what makes each unique.  This is a dance form that contains much individuality, creativity and musicality.  You will be able to join them yourself in a few basic steps and experience the delight in moving.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:00 pm
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Film | Short Film: Unlocking the Creative Self With Marshall Arisman


A screening of a master-class-style documentary directed by faculty member Nada Ray following the work of late artist and MFA Illustration as Visual Essay Chair Marshall Arisman.
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7:00 pm
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Book Discussion | The People's Hospital: Hope and Peril in American Medicine (online)


Writer, teacher, and practicing doctor Ricardo Nuila presents his debut work. For many, U.S. health care is unaffordable and often unavailable. But not for patients at the Ben Taub Hospital, operated by the Harris Health System in Houston, TX. With compassionate insight, Ricardo Nuila follows the cases of five patients to show how this publicly funded hospital supports the community by making good health care accessible to all.
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7:30 pm
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Jazz | Revolutionary Big Band Music


New School Studio Orchestra. Program Cal Massey (1928-1972), Black Liberation Movement Suite  Fred Ho (1957-2014), Struggle for a New World Suite (2009) Sebastian Alexander Johnson, Unity & Struggle (for Fred Ho)
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7:30 pm
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Classical Music | Works for Piano by Busoni


Sara Davis Buechner, piano. Program Busoni (1866-1924), Seven Elegies (1907) Liszt (1811-1886) and Busoni (1866-1924), Six Etudes after Paganini About the Performer Sara Davis Buechner has been lauded for her "intelligence, integrity and all-encompassing technical prowess" (New York Times) and her "thoughtful artistry in the full service of music" (Washington Post). Buechner has performed in every state and province of North America -- as recitalist, chamber musician, and soloist with top orchestras like the New York Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, and Philadelphia Orchestra; and in venues such as Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, and the Hollywood Bowl. She has toured throughout Latin and South America and Europe; and she enjoys a special following in Asia, where she has been a featured soloist with the Sydney Symphony, New Zealand Philharmonic, New Japan Philharmonic and Shanghai Philharmonic, among many others.
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Talk | Inspire to Aspire: How to Build a Self-Driven Community in China (online)


Welcome Jill Tang, Co-Founder of Ladies Who Tech. She explores the transformation of Marketing and PR in the region, changes in consumer behavior, the impact of technology on media, and the emergence of new business models.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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