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43 free events take place on Friday, May 10 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 May 10 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 May . 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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Workshop | Tai Chi Outdoors


Improve balance, strength and focus through gentle exercises. The sights and sounds of the river provide a serene background for the ancient flowing postures. Tai Chi results in strength and focus of body and mind. An ideal choice for participants of all ages. Instructor: Alex Hing Fridays, May 3-July 7, 2019
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, Tai Chi Outdoors

Tour | 13 Tours, All City Neighborhoods, Any Time Of The Day, Choose One Tour Or Many


These free tours take place at various times during the day, all day long. You can make reservations for as many tours as your schedule allows. SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights + DUMBO 3 Hour Lower Manhattan Harlem Chelsea and the High Line 6 Hour Downtown Combined Greenwich Village Central Park Lower Manhattan Midtown Manhattan Grand Central Terminal Graffiti and Street Art Tours World Trade Center
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Tours, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, 13 Tours, All City Neighborhoods, Any Time Of The Day, Choose One Tour Or Many

Tour | Governors Island Official Walking Tour


Look into the past of Governors Island and talk about its exciting transformation and future! In these one-hour walking tours, examine how historic preservation, innovative design and environmental stewardship make the Island what it is today - one of the most unique public spaces in New York City.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tours, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, Governors Island Official Walking Tour

Tour | Southern Park Welcome Tour


An introduction to some of the southern Park highlights, including Grand Army Plaza, the Pond, Gapstow Bridge, Wollman Rink, Chess and Checkers House, and the Dairy.
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Classical Music | Bach at Noon


The organ works of J.S. Bach (1685-1750) offered in 30-minute meditations. Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer and musician of the Baroque period. He is known for instrumental compositions such as the Brandenburg Concertos and the Goldberg Variations as well as for vocal music such as the St. Matthew Passion and the Mass in B minor. Since the 19th-century Bach has been generally regarded as one of the greatest composers of all time. "The term ‘baroque’ has been widely used since the 19th century to describe the period in Western European art music from about 1600 to 1750... Many famous composers from the first part of the baroque period came from Italy and have a link with Venice, including Claudio Monteverdi and Antonio Vivaldi. Monteverdi was born in Cremona, but moved to Venice where he was ‘maestro di capella’ at the San Marco basilica. Vivaldi was born in Venice and was one of the greatest baroque composers. It is thanks to these strong musical traditions of Venice that we have today’s music. Without Venetian church music and Monteverdi’s advances with polyphony, the great traditions of choral music in England, France, and Germany would never have developed. Without the operas written by Monteverdi, Cavalli and Vivaldi, not only would the later styles of opera never have been invented. There would be no basis for the American Musical or the German and Viennese Operetta, the Spanish Zarzuela, and even rock, pop, and contemporary music as we know it." The Venice Insider Bach at Noon concerts take place every Tuesdays through Fridays, from September 11, 2018 to May 22, 2019.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, Bach at Noon

Workshop | Community Choir For Beginners


This beginner, non-auditioned group welcomes all who love to sing. You will learn healthy singing habits, warmups, and how to find your own voice as your sing with a group. The choir members sing and study music of many styles and genres like jazz, latin, soul, choral, gospel, folk, and music from around the world. Everyone is welcome no experience necessary! The class will culminate with a final public performance at the library. Registration is required.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, Community Choir For Beginners

Tour | Grand Central and Its Neighborhood Tour


Discover architecture and social history of Grand Central neighborhood; learn secrets of Whispering Gallery in Grand Central Terminal; gaze upon hubcaps and roadsters on side of Chrysler Building; discover favorite Midtown Manhattan hangout of Mercury, Hercules, and Minerva; learn why Pershing Square isn’t really square; visit original Lincoln Memorial by Daniel Chester French. Award-winning tour led by urban historians Peter Laskowich and Madeleine Levi. This tour takes place every Friday.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tours, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, Grand Central and Its Neighborhood Tour

Film | The Notebook (2004): Romantic Drama Two Passionate Lovers


A poor yet passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman, giving her a sense of freedom, but they are soon separated because of their social differences. 123 min. Director: Nick Cassavetes. Starring Gena Rowlands, James Garner, Rachel McAdams.  The film grossed a total of $115,603,229 worldwide, $81,001,787 in Canada and the United States and $34,601,442 in other countries. It is the 15th highest-grossing romantic drama film of all time.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, The Notebook (2004): Romantic Drama&nbsp;Two Passionate Lovers

Workshop | Lunchtime Meditation


Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, Lunchtime Meditation

Film | Steven Spielberg's The Terminal (2004): Comedy Drama With Tom Hanks And Catherine Zeta-Jones


An Eastern European tourist unexpectedly finds himself stranded in JFK airport, and must take up temporary residence there. 128 min. Director: Steven Spielberg. Starring Tom Hanks, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Chi McBride.  The film grossed $77,872,883 in North America and $141,544,372 in other territories, totaling $219,417,255 worldwide.
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Films, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, Steven Spielberg's The Terminal (2004): Comedy Drama With Tom Hanks And Catherine Zeta-Jones

Workshop | Fencing Workshop


Learn the basics with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center. Must be 16 or older to participate. Every Friday.
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Film | 'Round Midnight (1986): Oscar Winning Musical Drama


A troubled, but talented musician flees the US to escape his problems, finding refuge and support in Paris. 133 min. Director: Bertrand Tavernier. Starring Dexter Gordon, François Cluzet, Gabrielle Haker.  'Round Midnight won the Academy Award for Best Music, Original Score. Also Gordon was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. 
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Films, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, 'Round Midnight (1986): Oscar Winning Musical Drama

Film | Fargo (1996): Two Time Oscar Winning Thriller By Coen Brothers


Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson. 98 min. Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen. Starring William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi. The film was selected in 2006 for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant", one of only six films so designated in its first year of eligibility. In 1998, the American Film Institute named it one of the 100 greatest American films in history. Fargo received seven Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture. McDormand received the Best Actress Oscar, and the Coens won in the Best Original Screenplay category.
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Films, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, Fargo (1996): Two Time Oscar Winning Thriller By Coen Brothers

Film | November Criminals (2017): Teenager Investigates The Murder Of His Friend


After his friend is murdered, a Washington, D.C. teenager undertakes his own investigation of the crime. 107 min. Director: Sacha Gervasi. Starring Ansel Elgort, Chloë Grace Moretz, David Strathairn. 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, November Criminals (2017): Teenager Investigates The Murder Of His Friend

Film | The Croods (2013): Oscar Nominated Animation Comedy


After their cave is destroyed, a caveman family must trek through an unfamiliar fantastical world with the help of an inventive boy. 98 min. Directors: Kirk DeMicco, Chris Sanders. Starring Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone.  The Croods was nominated for Academy Award for Best Animated Feature and for Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film.
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Films, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, The Croods (2013): Oscar Nominated Animation Comedy

Tour | Heart of the Park Tour


Walk straight through the heart of Central Park on this east-to-west tour led by guides. Enjoy a great variety of the scenic, sculptural, and ar chitectural elements the Park has to offer. Visit some of the Park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Loeb Boathouse, Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, Cherry Hill, The Lake, and Strawberry Fields.
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Play | The Visitors: The Inevitability of Shared Humanity


One night in a small Florida town, on the border between Disney World and the heart of conservative America, a liberal teenager witnesses a beautiful spaceship flying through the sky. She’s eager to find someone with whom she can share this life-changing moment. But when she finds it in a middle-aged conservative neighbor, they both resist the inevitability of their shared humanity.   Written by Elisabeth Frankel. Directed by Kathleen Capdesuñer.
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Workshop | Adult Coloring Club


Come in, relax, color and meditate! All materials are provided.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshop | Game Nights in the Park


Weekly Game Nights are the perfect place to learn a new game, challenge yourself with new opponents, swap strategies, and meet like-minded people. Mondays through Fridays, May 1-August 31, 2019 Mondays: Mah Jongg (starts May 20) Tuesdays: Word Game Night Wednesdays: Catan Game Night Thursdays: Mah Jongg (3pm-5pm, starts May 23); Beginner Chess Fridays: Learn a New Game Night
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Concert | 3 Folk Music Acts


5:30 pm Sean Lee - Power pop 6:05 pm Miwa Gemini - Gypsy folk pop 6:40 pm Kelley Swindall - Southern gothic folk
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Birdwatching | Birding Walk


Explore the park on a family-friendly bird walk. Who knows what birds you’ll discover while taking in views of the Hudson River!
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Birdwatchings, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, Birding Walk

Opening Reception | Richard Pousette-Dart: Works 1940-1992


Richard Pousette-Dart was the youngest member of the first generation of Abstract Expressionists; the artist, along with several of his important contemporaries, took part in the formative meeting of Studio 35 and is included in the iconic 1950’s Irascibles photograph. In 1951, Pousette-Dart moved with his young family to Rockland County where a small artistic community had formed. This meant that although he was an influential member of the New York school his remove allowed him to continue to develop and maintain a unique methodology and style.  
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Opening Receptions, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, Richard Pousette-Dart: Works 1940-1992

Gallery Talk | Artist Talk: 50 Pieces and 50 Years


Focusing on international visual artist Margrit Newman, this exhibition will include 50 select pieces of her work that Newman created over the past 50 years. Born in Switzerland, Newman has spent her life traveling the world and residing at various periods in Switzerland, France, New York City and Argentina. Her worldly experiences over the last five decades have served as inspiration for her eclectic collection, whose themes include: miniature boxes, musical composition paintings, voodoo, plant boxes and acrylic paintings with photos incorporated.
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Gallery Talks, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, Artist Talk: 50 Pieces and 50 Years

Discussion | Person, Place, and Politics: Rescuing Ourselves from States of Turmoil


What happens when the sense of place that anchors our identity falls away? In this timely discussion, a talented trio of writers examine how political upheaval challenges notions of place and self. Inês Pedrosa’s In Your Hands portrays the journeys of self-definition undertaken by three generations of Portuguese women during the Salazar dictatorship. Isabella Hammad’s The Parisian examines a young man’s tumultuous return from Paris to the upheaval of British-occupied Palestine. And Felicity Castagna’s No More Boats relates a migrant family’s trauma during a refugee crisis that envelops Australia.
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Discussions, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, Person, Place, and Politics: Rescuing Ourselves from States of Turmoil

Discussion | Terrible Truths: Confronting History and Memory


Nations share their official narratives through anthems and textbooks, websites and monuments—but a country’s glorious public story often diverges from the events remembered by its citizens. How do countries shape their evolving histories, and how are the true tales of terrible national tragedies obscured? How can writers and artists use their skills to challenge the erasure of inconvenient histories? A distinguished panel of writers, artists, playwrights, and academics reflects on significant revelations and obfuscations from our national stories, and examine how present-day memories influence perceptions of the past. Through discussions of global human rights abuses, Holocaust perception, African-American heritage and fashion and post-war political turbulence in Italy, our illustrious guests will illuminate what happens at the intersection of a nation’s private memories and its public identity.   With: Daniel Blaufuks, Catherine Filloux, Tanisha Ford, Domenico Starnone
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Discussions, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, Terrible Truths: Confronting History and Memory

Screening | (Un)Silent Film Night: Live Music to Classic Movies


The 9th edition of (Un)Silent Film Night, an ever-popular series in which students from Mannes School of Music and the School of Jazz and Contemporary Music perform live music to classic and contemporary films. This special program will feature three ensembles performing improvised music to a quartet of short silent films. Star members of The School of Jazz and Contemporary Music faculty will perform side by side with students. Program: Teinosuke Kinugasa: A Page of Madness (1926) The NYC Composers Ensemble, directed by Mary Halvorson and Nir Felder Charlie Chaplin: The Rink (1916) The Matt Wilson Student Ensemble, directed by Matt Wilson Stan Brakhage: Lovesong (2001) & George Méliès: The Impossible Voyage (1904) Improv Ensemble: Film, directed by Angelica Sanchez
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Screenings, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, (Un)Silent Film Night: Live Music to Classic Movies

Author Reading | Everything Grows: Poetic New Novel


Aimee Herman is a Brooklyn-based queer writer and educator with two full length books of poems in addition to being widely published in journals and anthologies. Aimee is a founding member alongside David Lawton in the poetry band, Hydrogen Junkbox and is excited to celebrate their first novel, Everything Grows.
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Author Readings, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, Everything Grows: Poetic New Novel

Author Reading | Red Birds: Underneath the Bombs


An American pilot crash lands in the desert and finds himself on the outskirts of the very camp he was supposed to bomb. After days spent wandering and hallucinating from dehydration, Major Ellie is rescued by one of the camp's residents, a teenager named Momo, whose entrepreneurial money-making schemes are failing as his family is falling apart: His older brother, Ali, left for his first day of work at an American base and never returned; his parents are at each other's throats; his dog, Mutt, is having a very bad day; and an earthy-crunchy aid worker has shown up wanting to research him for her book on the Teenage Muslim Mind. Amidst the madness, Momo sets out to search for his brother Ali, hoping his new Western acquaintances might be able to help find him. But as the truth of Ali's whereabouts begin to unfold, the effects of American "aid" on this war-torn country are revealed to be increasingly pernicious. With author Mohammed Hanif.
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Author Readings, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, Red Birds: Underneath the Bombs

Play | The Tempest: Shakespeare on an Island


Prospero, a powerful magician and the rightful Duchess of Milan, has been usurped by her brother and has escaped to a remote and barren island. There, despite the unforgiving landscape, she has tried her best to make a home for her daughter, Miranda. When Prospero conjures a powerful storm to sink her brother’s ship, she must decide how to deal with him and his confederates, who have washed ashore. How will she exact her long-awaited revenge? How do you satiate a desire for justice?
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Plays, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, The Tempest: Shakespeare on an Island

Talk | FashionSpeak Fridays: Guo Pei - Costume Beyond


An evening exploring the masterful oeuvre of Chinese couturière Guo Pei with fashion historian Carmela Spinelli, former chair of fashion and accessory design at Savannah College of Art and Design. Spinelli introduces Pei’s breathtaking fusion of ancient tradition, mythology and modernity throughout her career, culminating in becoming the first Chinese designer invited to join the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture in Paris.
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Talks, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, FashionSpeak Fridays: Guo Pei - Costume Beyond

Comedy Club | No Name Comedy/Variety Show


With: author / storyteller Harmon Leon (Meet the Deplorables) Dave Lester (SIRIUS XM) Luke Thayer (CD "Hopes + Dreams") Lauren Hope Krass (She Devil Comedy Festival)
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Screening | Silent Movies With Live Music


Students from Mannes School of Music and the School of Jazz and Contemporary Music perform live scores to classic and contemporary films. Program: A Page of Madness (1926) 70 min. Director: Teinosuke Kinugasa. Music by The NYC Composers Ensemble, directed by Mary Halvorson and Nir Felder. The Rink (1916) 30 min. Director: Charlie Chaplin. Music by Matt Wilson's Student Ensemble.  Lovesong (2001) 11 min. Dir: Stan Brakhage & The Impossible Voyage (1904) 24 min. Dir: George Méliès Music by The Film Ensemble, led by Angelica Sanchez.
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Workshop | Sunset Singing Circle


Singer/songwriter Terre Roche leads this weekly singing program with the beautiful backdrop of the setting sun in NY Harbor. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned crooner, the singing circle is perfect for mellow melodies and healthy harmonizing. Fridays, May 1-June 28, 2019
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Staged Reading | Vanek Variations: 3 Short Plays from the Czech Republic


Rehearsal For Truth Theater Festival Spring Weekend features a stage reading of three short plays, Vanek Variations, from the Czech Republic: Audience, by Vaclav Havel; The Meeting by Edward Einhorn; and Infiltration by Petr Erbes, all directed by Edward Einhorn. The plays are in English and there will be a talk-back and reception following the event.
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Classical Music | Works By Schubert, Haydn And More


Juilliard chamber music ensembles present masterpieces from the chamber music repertoire. Program Joseph Haydn String Quartet No. 30 in E-flat major, Op. 33, No. 2 “The Joke” Alexander Borodin String Quartet No. 2 in D major Franz Schubert Piano Quintet in A major, D. 667 “Trout”
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Movie in a Park | Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018): Animated Blockbuster (outdoors)


Six years after the events of "Wreck-It Ralph," Ralph and Vanellope, now friends, discover a wi-fi router in their arcade, leading them into a new adventure. Directors: Phil Johnston, Rich Moore Stars: John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Gal Gadot 112 min. Grab a blanket or towel and come enjoy a movie in the park. Glass bottles and alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited. You should arrive before 7:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on.
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Movie in a Parks, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018): Animated Blockbuster (outdoors)

Comedy Club | An Evening of Standup Comedy


A standup comedy show featuring comics who have appeared on NBC, TruTV, Comedy Central and more.
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Discussion | Reinvent and Rediscover: A View from Elsewhere


Personal reinvention is a constant and mysterious journey. A trip overseas, a disruption in the culture of our home country, or the impact of a powerful book can shift our views. How do new discoveries and unfamiliar settings cause us to (re)examine and (re)interpret our inner narratives? Feminist graphic novel creator Pénélope Bagieu, novelist and culture writer Brian Keith Jackson, acclaimed author Elif Shafak, and investigative journalist Takis Würger, are in a discussion about what factors propel personal reinvention, and how a view from elsewhere can disrupt, recreate, or relocate the stories of ourselves.
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Discussion | This Transfronterizo Life


As rage surrounding America's southern boundary intensifies, fresh visions emerge from writers whose unique experiences span both sides of the border. Jennifer Clement's novel Prayers for the Stolen exposes the horror of women kidnapped and trafficked by drug cartels south of the border, while her Gun Love dives into the culture of violence in firearm trafficking in the US. And Willivaldo Delgadillo's novels and essays explore the current of violence flowing through the El Paso-Juarez border region of his youth. These celebrated authors discuss the cross-cultural influences on their life and work and the contentious issues - human trafficking, drug smuggling, and the forced separation of families.
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Play | Chinese Opera and a Modern Drama: Immigants in a Patriarchy


A thousand years ago, Madame Huarui was the Chinese version of Helen of Troy, with her life beyond her control. In 2019, Kiki, a New York-based stage manager, is hired to work on a new Beijing Opera featuring Madame Huarui, while her professional and personal life is deeply affected by her uncertain visa status. Chinese Opera and a Modern Drama explores patriarchy in both historical times and nowadays, as well as new immigrants living under the current political climate between the US and China. Written by Ruoxin Xu. Directed by Miriam Grill.
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Plays, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, Chinese Opera and a Modern Drama: Immigants in a Patriarchy

Play | Dog: On the Shores of a Toxic River


Is he really turning into a dog, or does he just think he's turning into a dog? Is it psychological or is it magical realism? Is there a difference? On the shores of a toxic river, a girl is torn between two different beasts and a boy develops an uncanny sense of smell.   Written by Anna Jastrzembski. Directed by Katherine Wilkinson.
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Dance Performance | Earth: Workshop Performances by New Choreographers


The second of five Eryc Taylor Dance EARTH workshops, "Man is Born," will feature the work of ETD Grant Winner Jordan Ryder. The program includes film, performance, Q/A. EARTH is a collaborative, immersive dance experience addressing global warming, a critical concern that affects us all. The full length 7-part dance work, to premiere in its entirety late 2019, will incorporate original choreography by Eryc Taylor and five past recipients of the Eryc Taylor Dance New Choreographer Grant. Eryc hopes to offer emerging choreographers and dancers an opportunity to shine, utilizing powerful visual, physical and auditory expressions to tell stories with purpose and impact.
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Dance Performances, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, Earth: Workshop Performances by New Choreographers

Classical Music | Works By Mozart, J.S. Bach, Mendelssohn, Schumann And More


Pianist and soprano Sue Hassell presents the music of Mozart, Milhaud, Rodrigo, Liszt, J.S Bach, Mahler, Mendelssohn and Schumann. Sue Hassel has performed in Europe and the U.S., raved in Opera News for her Verdi, Bellini, Donizetti, Wagner & Strauss. 
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Concerts, May 10, 2019, 05/10/2019, Works By Mozart, J.S. Bach, Mendelssohn, Schumann And More
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Concert | Large Choir and Orchestra Perform Latin American Music

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