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Are you looking for free things to do in New York City (NYC) on March 6, 2024?

43 free events take place on Wednesday, March 6 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 6 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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43 free things to do in New York City (NYC) on Wednesday, March 6, 2024

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free events nyc 13 Tours, All City Neighborhoods, Any Time Of The Day, Choose One Tour Or Many
free events nyc Mondrian's Dress: Yves Saint Laurent, Piet Mondrian, and Pop Art
free events nyc Covering Long Covid: Beyond 'Mystery' and Misunderstanding
free events nyc #Nova: Raw and Unfiltered Footage of October 7
free events nyc Works by Stravinsky and More for Piano, Cello, Flute, and Violin
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Discussion | Korean Unification: A Fading Prospect? (online)


A conversation about prospects for Korean unification with Jeongmin Kim, Lead Correspondent at NK News / Editorial Director at Korea Pro, Dr. Lee Sang-shin, director of the Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy at Korea Institute of National Unification (KINU), and Dr. Nicholas Eberstadt, the Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), in conversation with Korea Society policy director Jonathan Corrado. This panel will explore recent policy shifts towards unification in South Korea under the Yoon Suk Yeol administration and in North Korea announced by Chairman Kim Jong Un at the ninth plenary meeting of the eighth central committee of the ruling Workers' Party. What are the consequences of Kim’s announcement that North Korea’s long standing policy goal of unification (one nation, two systems) will be dropped? The expert panel will also discuss changing public opinion in South Korea, including demographic and ideological splits in policy preferences for the future of the Korean Peninsula. Plus, in addition to discussing the well-understood challenges and obstacles to practically embarking on a process of unification, the panel will cover some of the potential benefits of Unification, including demographic, sociocultural, geopolitical, and economic factors.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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8:00 am
Free

Discussion | China 2024: Economy, Politics, and Foreign Policy (online)


What can we expect for China in 2024? China’s new Premier Li Qiang will deliver his first government work report on March 5, the opening day of China’s National People’s Congress’ annual parliamentary session. Li Qiang’s report will announce the Chinese government’s growth target, deficit projection, and overall direction for economic, social, and foreign policies for 2024. Other documents released at the NPC parliamentary session will reveal China’s development plan and military budget for the year. Immediately following Li’s report, this webinar hosted by the Asia Society Policy Institute’s Center for China Analysis will provide an analysis of these important developments. The Two Sessions — the concurrent meetings of the NPC and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference — is also an opportunity to reflect on broader trends in Chinese politics and policymaking. How powerful is President Xi Jinping one year into his third term? What are his political and legislative priorities for 2024? How will he balance economic growth and national security? What lies ahead for U.S.-China relations and cross-Strait relations? Most importantly, what do the answers to these questions mean for policymakers, investors, and companies around the world? CCA is pleased to present this online discussion with CCA Senior Fellows and world-leading China experts Christopher K. Johnson, Guonan Ma, and Jessica Chen Weiss. The conversation will be led by CCA Fellow Neil Thomas.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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9:00 am
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Lecture | Historical Memory During the Russo-Ukrainian War (online)


This event will focus on historical memory as one of the main battlefields of the war between Russia and Ukraine. Not only in Ukraine and Russia, but also in other Central and Eastern European countries, states have increased their control over historical memory, securitised the sphere of humanitarian policy and continue to discuss the "cleaning" of imperial markers from public space. One of the primary characteristics of the memory landscape of Central and Eastern Europe is the state’s pivotal role in shaping the politics of memory through legislation and public institutions (institutes and commissions of national memory). It will examine the concept of a “vulnerable nation," history, and memory, all of which are constantly threatened by prohibitions and destruction by the state. Consequently, historical politics is seen as an important means of legitimising the existence of the nation and state, consolidating society, preventing the recurrence of past tragedies. During war, historical memory is viewed as an integral part of state security. The securitization of historical memory acts as a means of ensuring the security of the national historical narrative by delegitimizing and criminalizing the “enemy” narratives, which are considered a threat to the state and society. First of 10 sessions.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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9:00 am
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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
10:00 am
Free

Lecture | Imprisonment in Contemporary Arab Fiction: A Feminist Reading (online)


This event will examine depictions and recordings of imprisonment in contemporary Arabic literature, with particular attention to works written by female Arab novelists. As Arab prison literature gains importance due to the lack of alternative records about prisons and detainees, feminist prison literature represents an important sector of the genre, telling the stories of violations endured by women in prison, which so often go untold due to political surveillance, cultural pressures, and traditional repression they face post-incarceration. Participants will analyze contemporary Arab novels, authors, and real-world examples of imprisonment to better understand this increasingly prominent form of women’s cultural production. With civil society and human rights organizations being suppressed in many countries, novels and literature become a crucial alternative narrative to the state's official discourse. Beyond creative expressions, these literary works contribute to the historical record, often delving into experiences of torture, and providing insight far beyond the statistics of human rights reports. First of 10 sessions.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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11:00 am
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Talk | NYC's Economic and Labor Market Outlook 4 Years After Covid (online)


Director of Economic and Fiscal Policies at the Center for New York City Affairs James Parrot has 30 years of experience in New York City economic and fiscal issues from positions in City and State government and the private sector. He regularly analyzes the city’s economy and job market and has written extensively on topics including the impact of Covid-19 on the City's economy, income inequality and the City and State budgets and tax policies. His research helped bring over $20 million in federal funds to New York following 9/11 to aid dislocated workers, and he coordinated the economic research in support of New York State’s $15 minimum wage policies adopted in 2015 and 2016. He has been one of the leaders in the citywide campaign to raise wages for nonprofit workers providing services under government contract. James is a frequent media commentator on economic and fiscal issues, and his writing has appeared in The New York Times and The American Prospect. He has served on various city and state task forces and advisory bodies, including the Advisory Commission on New York City Tax Reform and on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 2013 Tax Reform and Fairness Commission. James received his B.A. in American Studies from Illinois Wesleyan University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
   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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Lecture | Traces of a Jewish Artist: The Lost Life and Work of Rahel Szalit (1888-1942) (online)


In this presentation, Gettysburg College professor and author Kerry Wallach will explore the life and work of Rahel Szalit (1888-1942; also: Szalit-Marcus). Szalit was a sought-after illustrator and painter who was active in 1920s Berlin and 1930s Paris. Rahel Szalit was among the best-known Jewish women artists in Weimar Berlin. She painted and drew landscapes, Berlin city scenes, animals, and portraits of women, children, and public figures. She produced numerous lithographs and worked in pen and ink, pencil, pastel, chalk, oil paint, and watercolors. Women figured prominently in many scenes, from small-town Jewish life to snapshots of the metropolis. Szalit's fascinating life demonstrates how women artists gained access to Jewish and avant-garde movements (Expressionism, New Objectivity) by experimenting with different media and genres. This presentation situates Szalit with respect to her contemporaries and offers a close look at her art.
   New York City, NY; NYC
12:00 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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Gallery Talk | Americans in Paris: Artists Working in Postwar France, 1946-1962: Curator's Tour


Following World War II, hundreds of artists from the United States flocked to the City of Light, which for centuries had been heralded as an artistic mecca and international cultural capital. Americans in Paris explores a vibrant community of expatriates who lived in France for a year or more during the period from 1946 to 1962. Many were ex-soldiers who took advantage of a newly enacted GI Bill, which covered tuition and living expenses; others, including women, financed their own sojourns. With curators Gues Debra Bricker Balken and Lynn Gumpert.
   New York City, NY; NYC
1:00 pm
Free

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 | 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 and Orchestral Works by J.S. Bach (In Person AND Online)


The Choir of Trinity Wall Street; Trinity Baroque Orchestra; Avi Stein, organ. All J.S. Bach (1685-1750) Program St. John Passion, BWV 245 Part 2 “Schauet doch und sehet,” BWV 46 Kyrie in F Major, BWV 233a
   New York City, NY; NYC
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1:00 pm
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Film | Hidden Figures (2016) with Octavia Spencer, Kirsten Dunst, Mahershala Ali, and More


Three brilliant African-American women at NASA - Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson - serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation's confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanized the world. Director: Theodore Melfi Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Mon?e, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, Aldis Hodge, Glen Powell Octavia Spencer is an American actress. She is the recipient of several accolades, including an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, and a Golden Globe Award, and is the first black actress to receive two consecutive Oscar nominations. Kirsten Dunst is an American actress. She gained recognition for her role as child vampire Claudia in the horror film Interview with the Vampire (1994), which earned her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She also had roles in her youth in Little Women (1994) and Jumanji (1995). Dunst gained wider attention for her role as Mary Jane Watson in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy (2002-2007). She earned her fourth nomination for a Golden Globe and first nomination for an Academy Award for her performance in the psychological drama The Power of the Dog (2021). Mahershala Ali is an American actor. He has received multiple accolades, including two Academy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award. Time magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2019, and in 2020, The New York Times ranked him among the 25 greatest actors of the 21st century.
   New York City, NY; NYC
2:00 pm
Free

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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Lecture | Psychedelic Humanities and Moral Psychopharmacology


Twenty-first century psychopharmacology has grown increasingly concerned with the moral effects of psychoactive substances, from antidepressants and oxytocin to MDMA and cocaine. Psychedelics have emerged as an especially interesting case in this literature because their moral effects turn out to be highly context-dependent. The historical and ethnographic archives show that psychedelics have been harnessed to a wide variety of ethical and political projects, from preparing for violent conflict in Amazonia to rethinking the Holocaust in Dutch psycholytic therapy of “concentration camp syndrome” and from advocating for world peace to rites of passage in American right-wing militias. This chapter highlights the fact that psychedelics frequently inform two kinds of ethical projects that could be considered amoral in that they seek to go beyond the moral order. First, psychedelic culture has been a happy hunting ground for charismatic prophets who offer leadership in moments of societal crisis while positioning themselves outside of conventional morality, acting as if they were a law unto themselves. Second, psychedelic mysticism revolves around drug-induced unitive experiences that not only dissolve the demarcation of self and other but also of good and evil. The original psychedelic culture, which emerged in the mid-20th century, leaned toward this indeterminate pole of the ethical economy of valuation. By contrast, the psychedelic renaissance shifts the field toward the determinate pole by issuing ethics codes, setting up watchdog organizations, and creating institutional structures to fend off the threats of guruism. With Nicolas Langlitz, Professor of Anthropology and founder and head of the Psychedelic Humanities Lab.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:00 pm
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Talk | Queer Metropolis: LGBT+ Placemaking in Mexico City (in-person and online)


Christina Chica speaks in this event. Chica is a child of migrants from Mexico and El Salvador. She is an interdisciplinary sociologist who studies placemaking among LGBT+, migrant, and racially marginalized populations. Her research investigates the relationship between urban change and LGBT+ placemaking in Mexico City with particular emphasis on how LGBT+ people and organizations have adapted to COVID-19.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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4:00 pm
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Book Discussion | 2 New Books: The Digital Coaching Revolution / The Consultant’s Compass


A book launch event for The Digital Coaching Revolution: How to Support Employee Development with Coaching Tech, the new book from Dr. Anna Tavis and HCM Clinical Faculty and Dr. Woody Woodward, and The Consultant’s Compass: Navigating Success with Courage, Curiosity, and Compassion, by Dr. Mari Cianni. Hear directly from Drs. Tavis, Woodward, and Cianni as they discuss their new books. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.  
   New York City, NY; NYC
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5:15 pm
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Opening Reception | In/Between 2024: Group Exhibition


What is sanctuary? Many of the works embed home in outer space, in our bodies, in temporary shelters, in dreams and vessels, in a crib and the MTA. These twenty artists, working in a variety of mediums, evoke the power of birth, family, and the courageous act of inhabiting. This year’s exhibit features works by the following artists: Melika Abikenari, Andrés Altamirano, Min Baek, Lana Bolycheva, Gabriela Bornstein, Doreen Chan, Nelise Nasheida Charles, Ruoyun Chen, Rocío Delaloye, Lafina Eptaminitaki, Tea (Tika) Gzirishvili, Lee Jensen, Doi Kim, Jisook Kim, Azadeh Nia, Mari Nagem, Eiko Nishida, Johan Orellana, Hadeel Saalok, and Vera Saldivar de Lira.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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5:30 pm
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Book Discussion | Mondrian's Dress: Yves Saint Laurent, Piet Mondrian, and Pop Art


Nancy J. Troy and Ann Marguerite Tartsinis, in conversation with Curator of Costume and Accessories Colleen Hill, will discuss Yves Saint Laurent's wildly popular 1965 Mondrian dress series. They will examine the significance of these designs on the French couturier's career, their impact on Mondrian's posthumous reception, and how they resonate with the art of Roy Lichtenstein, Tom Wesselmann, and Andy Warhol. A book signing follows the event.
   New York City, NY; NYC
5:30 pm
Free

Lecture | Postcolonial Cologne in the Post-Roman 11th Century: The Theoretical Trajectory from Henri Pirenne to Michel Foucault


Colonies and colonization are the oldest means of cultural and economic trade and tradition. Their present state of perversion stems from the overarchin interest of the modern nation-state and its ideological demand of an exclusive cultural identity and heritage. Michel Foucault’s emphasis on the Roman imperial translation of power asks for an alterative type of politics, whose groundwork had been laid by his teacher Georges Dumézil and Henri Pirenne. The most prominent examples of such an alternative politics, again and again effaced under the sovereignty of rulers and nations, are the cities of Roman descent from Cologne to Paris and London, as well as finally, by global extension, in the rivalry between imperial Paris and London, New York. Speaker Anselm Haverkamp is Emeritus Professor of English.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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5:30 pm
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Gallery Talk | Americans in Paris: Artists Working in Postwar France, 1946–1962: Curator's Tour


Following World War II, hundreds of artists from the United States flocked to the City of Light, which for centuries had been heralded as an artistic mecca and international cultural capital. Americans in Paris explores a vibrant community of expatriates who lived in France for a year or more during the period from 1946 to 1962. Many were ex-soldiers who took advantage of a newly enacted GI Bill, which covered tuition and living expenses; others, including women, financed their own sojourns. With curators Gues Debra Bricker Balken and Lynn Gumpert.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Book Discussion | An Artificial History of Natural Intelligence: Thinking with Machines from Descartes to the Digital Age


We imagine that we are both in control of and controlled by our bodies—autonomous and yet automatic. This entanglement, according to author David W. Bates, emerged in the seventeenth century when humans first built and compared themselves with machines. Reading varied thinkers from Descartes to Kant to Turing, Bates reveals how time and time again technological developments offered new ways to imagine how the body’s automaticity worked alongside the mind’s autonomy. Tracing these evolving lines of thought, Bates discusses his new book, which offers a new theorization of the human as a being that is dependent on technology and produces itself as an artificial automaton without a natural, outside origin.  
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Opening Reception | Anna Stein: Luminosity of Color


Hungarian-born artist Anna Stein completed her artistic training at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris after studying art in Budapest, and then settled in France. The public, which adored the luminosity of her colours and the forceful movement they project quickly knew her works. Taking her inspiration directly from a great variety of sources, she experiences intensively and translate superbly. She has paid her cultural duality back with interest, for she shows the same passionate application to her mastery of canvas, bronze and glass in creations that can be found in exhibitions and collections throughout the world.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Book Discussion | Constructing a Nervous System: A Memoir by Pulitzer Winner Margo Jefferson


An evening with celebrated author Margo Jefferson as she sits down with Honor Moore to discuss her work. Jefferson's unique work fuses cultural criticism and memoir. She will be reading from and talking about her most recent book. Jefferson is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism, the National Book Critics Circle Award for her memoir Negroland, and most recently the Wyndam Campbell Prize.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Book Discussion | Galway Bay: Irish-American Historical Drama


Author Mary Pat Kelly celebrates her poignant historical family saga set against the Famine. Spanning six generations and filled with joy, sadness, and heroism, Galway Bay sheds brilliant light on the ancestors of today's forty-four million Irish Americans—and is a universal story you will never forget.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Opening Reception | Joan Jonas: Animal, Vegetable, Mineral


The first major retrospective focused on works on paper by Joan Jonas, one of the most significant experimental voices in American art over the past five decades. Although Jonas’s work has received critical attention and acclaim, her voluminous drawing oeuvre, which constitutes the backbone of her video, performance, and sculpture practices, has never been surveyed. This exhibition will be a definitive look at the integral place of drawing in the career of this pioneering artist. Animal, Vegetable, Mineral will occupy the entirety of the gallery spaces and will feature more than three hundred individual drawings dating from the 1960s to the present, as well as a recent drawing environment.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Opening Reception | John Pai: Eternal Moment


This exhibition explores the artist’s profound reflections on life and time. The exhibition celebrates John Pai’s legacy as a seminal figure in the tapestry of Korean arts in New York City and the world. His life and works reflect the enduring spirit of innovation, artistry, and the rich narrative of Korean history.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Book Discussion | The Hunter: Sacrifices of Love (online)


Author Tana French's latest page turner explores what we'll do for our loved ones, what we'll do for revenge, and what we sacrifice when the two collide.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Discussion | Covering Long Covid: Beyond 'Mystery' and Misunderstanding


A conversation with journalist Betsy Ladyzhets and Long Covid clinician Dr. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez.
   New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
Free

Lecture | Conservation and Environmental Policy in Brazil


Speaker: Jose Maria Cardoso da Silva, Chair of Geography and Sustainable Development, University of Miami
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:10 pm
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Lecture | Antigone Bound in a Mexico City Women's Prison (in-person and online)


In November 2018, Andrew Parker visited Santa Martha Acatitla, Mexico's maximum security women's prison. The highlight of the visit was the screening for the delegation of a short video based on Sophocles' Antigone created by the women themselves to protest their imprisonment. The event will center around the video as part of a discussion about "arts education" in Mexican and US prisons and on Antigone as a topos that indexes confinement and incarceration cross-culturally. Speaker Andrew Parker is a Professor of French and Comparative Literature at Rutgers University, where he teaches on literary theory and philosophy, gender and sexuality studies, and media studies.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:15 pm
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Book Discussion | The Black Angels: The Untold Story of the Nurses Who Helped Cure Tuberculosis by Maria Smilios


In the pre-antibiotic days when tuber-culosis stirred people's darkest fears, killing one in seven, white nurses at Sea View, New York's largest municipal hospital, began quitting en masse. Desperate to avert a public health crisis, city officials summoned Black southern nurses, luring them with promises of good pay, a career, and an escape from the stric-tures of Jim Crow. But after arriving, they found themselves on an isolated hilltop in the remote borough of Staten Island, yet again confronting racism and consigned to a woefully understaffed sanatorium, dubbed "the pest house," where it was said that "no one left alive." Spanning the Great Depression and moving through World War II and beyond, this true story follows the intrepid young women known by their patients as the "Black Angels." For twenty years, they risked their lives work-ing under appalling conditions while caring for New York's poorest residents, who languished in wards, waiting to die, or became guinea pigs for experimental surgeries and often deadly drugs. But despite their major role in desegregating the New York City hospital system--and their vital work in helping to find the cure for tuberculo-sis at Sea View--these nurses were completely erased from history. The Black Angels recovers the voices of these extraordinary women and puts them at the center of this story, celebrating their legacy and spirit of survival. At this event, Maria Smilios will discuss her new book and more with author Joshunda Sanders.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:30 pm
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Book Discussion | The Riddles of the Sphinx: Inheriting the Feminist History of the Crossword Puzzle


Combining the soul-baring confessional of Brain on Fire and the addictive storytelling of The Queen’s Gambit, renowned puzzle creator Anna Shechtman's compulsively readable memoir and history of the crossword puzzle as an unexpected site of women’s work and feminist protest.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Talk | Chaim Gross: The Idea and the Block (in-person and online)


Sasha Davis is Executive Director of the Renee & Chaim Gross Foundation, the historic home and studio of American sculptor Chaim Gross (1902-91) and his wife Renee (1909-2005). Davis previously held internships at MoMA, MoMA PS1, and the Newark Museum. Davis received a BA from New York University in Art History with a minor in Studio Art and a certificate in Arts Administration and Collections Management, also from NYU.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:30 pm
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Workshop | Wednesday Evening Yoga


Instructor Margaret Tobin leads an hour-long session for all those who would like to bring attention to their body. Open to all levels.
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6:30 pm
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Film | #Nova: Raw and Unfiltered Footage of October 7


Sometimes the only way to comprehend the truth, no matter how horrifying, is to look at it unblinkingly. That's the least that the October 7 invasion by Hamas demands. After all, even after watching fleeting images shown on TV or social media, it is impossible to fully grasp the moment when the sound of rockets overtook the music and scores of terrorists turned Israel's Nova festival into a massacre: The thousands of partygoers racing in panic as Hamas fighters gleefully filmed the slaughter on their phones. Young people hunting for places to hide as they were pursued by armed Gazans. Terrified Israelis calling and texting their families. . . begging for help that didn't come. Now, Israeli filmmakers have given the world a way to experience those moments, having compiled real-time video and audio footage taken by more than 3,500 Nova partiers and by Hamas militants into a searing documentary film. #Nova isn't easy to watch. But "never again" has no meaning if we avert our eyes. The film will be followed by a panel discussion with: Dan Peer, Director Meny Aviram, Producer
   New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
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Concert | How to Love: Buddhist-Inspired Songs


Inspired by teachings from Buddhist Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, pianist Eunbi Kim, a 2023/2024 Artist Fellow, performs music that explores how to love within the context of self and family. The program includes "Marigold" by Stephanie Ann Boyd (world premiere with the composer in attendance), "Mother's Hand, Healing Hand" by Pauchi Sasaki, and "It Feels Like a Mountain, Chasing Me" by Daniel Bernard Roumain. Guest artists include Pala Garcia (violinist and 2023/2024 Artist Fellow) and cellist John Popham.
   New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
Free

Book Discussion | Music, Gender, and Jewish Orthodoxy in North America (in-person and online)


A conversation with Jeremiah Lockwood and Jessica Roda, led by Jonathan Boyarin in celebration of Lockwood and Roda’s new books Golden Ages: Hasidic Singers and Cantorial Revival in the Digital Era and For Women and Girls Only: Reshaping Jewish Orthodoxy Through the Arts in the Digital Age. Through ethnography and media analysis, Lockwood and Roda offer unique insights into the vibrant masculine and feminine art worlds of Hasidic and Litvish-Yeshivish Jews today. They lead us to rethink the power of the arts to understand agency, privacy and publicity in religious settings. The book launch will conclude with two performances featuring Cantor Yoel Kohn and actress Malky Goldman, artists who participated with the authors in their research projects.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:00 pm
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Slide Lecture | Photographer Frank Ockenfels 3: An Introspection of 40 Years and Counting


Aan evening with Frank Ockenfels 3, who will show and discuss his most momentous photographs on the occasion of his exhibition at Fotografiska, Frank Ockenfels 3: Introspection. As a highly visual astute and rapid observer of the world around him, photographer Frank Ockenfels 3 takes in a kaleidoscopic abundance of images that serve as artistic stimuli for his creative mind. A process of collision, collusion and collaboration is the genesis of his creativity, leading to the transformation of a photographic image into something else, a “re-presentation” of what he saw through the lens. It becomes a new form that communicates a new message, a new meaning; often conveying a more powerfully emotional visual statement.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:00 pm
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Discussion | What Is the American Sound?


An exploration of inspiration, appropriation, and authenticity in Western classical and popular music. Panelists to include Chickasaw composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate (whose work Pisachi will be performed by the orchestra), Armenian-American composer Mary Kouyoumdjian, and as moderator Juilliard professor / composer Trevor Weston.
   New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
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Classical Music | Works by Stravinsky and More for Piano, Cello, Flute, and Violin


David Witten, piano; Christine Lamprea, cello; Sue-Ellen Hershman-Tcherepnin, flute; Quan Yuan, violin. Program Stravinsky (1882-1971), Piano Sonata Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895-1968), Greeting Cards Alexander Tcherepnin (1899-1977), Concerto da Camera, Op. 33
   New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
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Lecture | Creative Writing Lecture


Ayşe Papatya Bucak is the author of The Trojan War Museum and Other Stories which was awarded the Spotlight Award by the Story Prize. Her writing has been published in a variety of journals including One Story, Bomb, Brevity, and Guernica.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:30 pm
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Classical Music | Choral Work by Haydn and More at a Landmark Venue

Regular Price: $59
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Play | A Play About a Famous Artist

Regular Price: $35
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