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38 free events take place on Tuesday, May 3 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 3 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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Birdwatching | Spring Birding Tour


Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call the park home during migratory season with guided tours by NYC Audubon, led by environmental educator and urban naturalist Gabriel Willow. The park is a hotspot for avian visitors and birders alike. Past sightings include warblers, tanagers, vireos, thrushes, and even a Chuck-will’s-widow.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Birdwatchings, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, Spring Birding Tour

Discussion | The Decline in Child Exposure to Lead in Paris and New York (online)


Blood-lead levels have declined dramatically in both Paris and New York over the past 50 years.This is good news because early-life exposure to lead has been clearly been implicated in increased likelihood of diminished intellectual function in children, learning and behavioral difficulties at school, juvenile detention, as well as reduced income and cardio-vascular disease later in life. The decline in lead exposure in both cities is primarily the result of bans on the use of lead-based paint in the 1970s and the phasing out of lead additives to gasoline in the subsequent decade. This doesn’t mean avoidable lead exposure of children has ended in both cities or elsewhere around the world. A significant number of children still ingest chips of old lead-based paint, play in areas where soil is contaminated with legacy lead from gasoline and other sources, or drink water supplied by lead pipes. The goal of this workshop is to review progress made in Paris and New York to reduce lead exposure in recent decades and the extent to which continued exposure could and should be reduced further. Studies documenting still higher levels of exposure in other parts of the world where lead-based paint is widely sold or leaded-gasoline was banned only more recently will provide further perspective. The workshop will feature presentations by university-based public health scientists and environmental.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussions, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, The Decline in Child Exposure to Lead in Paris and New York (online)

Workshop | Adult Zumba


Exercise in disguise! Join in on the fun featuring easy-to-follow Latin dance choreography while working on your balance, coordination and range of motion. Bring your friends and come prepared for enthusiastic instruction, a little strength training and a lot of fun.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, Adult Zumba

Screening | Zaida: Screening and Discussion (online)


In the award-winning documentary short Zaida, Sophie Parens tells the story of her grandfather, Holocaust survivor Dr. Henri Parens, z"l. Born Henri Pusnizowski in Lodz, Poland in 1928, Dr. Parens survived two French concentration camps until his mother encouraged him to escape. At age twelve, Henri was on his own. A year later, Henri made it to Pittsburgh where he became a celebrated psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. Join the Museum for a screening followed by a conversation with Parens about her film, her grandfather's legacy, and our responsibility to continue his life's work.
   New York City, NY; NYC
12:00 pm
Free
Screenings, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, Zaida: Screening and Discussion (online)

Discussion | How to Develop Radical Adaptability in the New World of Work (online)


The pandemic forced organizations and teams to adapt to new, often better, ways of operating. So why not skip “returning to normal” and redesign work based on what we learned in crisis? In this deep-dive webinar, New York Times bestselling author and award-winning speaker Keith Ferrazzi and coauthor Kian Gohar will show you how to shape your organization to remain competitive in a new post-pandemic context.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussions, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, How to Develop Radical Adaptability in the New World of Work (online)

Workshop | Juggling in the Park


Jugglers use the park throughout the year to provide free classes to the public. Stop by for a quick lesson, stay for the whole time, or just enjoy watching them put their skills to the test. They're a friendly group and open to drop-ins, even if you catch them outside of the regular juggling lessons. All skill levels welcome. Equipment is provided.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, Juggling in the Park

Book Discussion | How China Escaped Shock Therapy: The Market Reform Debate (online)


China has become deeply integrated into the world economy. Yet, gradual marketization has facilitated the country’s rise without leading to its wholesale assimilation to global neoliberalism. This book uncovers the fierce contest about economic reforms that shaped China’s path. With author Isabella M. Weber.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Discussions, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, How China Escaped Shock Therapy: The Market Reform Debate (online)

Discussion | A Conversation with Grammy Nominee Alexandra Silber (online)


Julie Salamon (Wall Street Journal and New York Times) sits down with international actress, Grammy-nominated singer, and author Alexandra Silber. In London’s West End she played starring roles Indecent, The Woman in White, Fiddler on the Roof, Kiss Me Kate and Carousel. In New York she’s appeared in Hello Again, Master Class, She Loves Me, Song of Norway, Arlington, and the 2016 Broadway revival Fiddler on the Roof. Silber is a Grammy nominee for her portrayal of Maria in the symphonic recording of West Side Story, with San Francisco Symphony. Her debut novel After Anatevka and memoir White Hot Grief Parade are both published by Pegasus Books.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussions, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, A Conversation with Grammy Nominee Alexandra Silber (online)

Jazz | Jazz Piano in the Park


Bertha Hope is an American jazz pianist, teacher, composer and arranger who has traveled around the world, and worked with a diverse group of artists, from Dizzy Gillespie and Frank Foster, to Nat Adderley and Philly Joe Jones. In addition to being the leader of the Bertha Hope Trio, she has re-formed the Bertha Hope 5tet featuring Elmo Hope compositions. During the pandemic crisis, she is focusing on wider recognition of her own compositions and was included in trumpeter Jeremy Pelts first edition of his book Griot, published in 2021. As composer and arranger of several recordings her works include: In Search of Hope and Elmo’s Fire (Steeplechase); Between Two Kings (Minor Records) and her latest on the Reservoir label, Nothin’ But Love. After completing a two-year residency at Minton's Supper Club in Harlem, Bertha began work on a documentary about her life, as well as a new CD. In addition, Seattle-based trio, New Stories, has recorded a CD of Hope-Booker's music entitled, Hope Is In the Air. In 2016 Kennedy Center’s Artistic Jazz Director Jason Moran invited Bertha to perform at Kennedy Center and the Apollo Theatre in a two-city program. She has been honored by the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, and continues to work with her daughter, Monica Meaux Hope, on a music CD for Meaux, Hopes’ Play Healing Fractures. Be
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, Jazz Piano in the Park

Discussion | The Constitution of May 3rd: Its Genesis, Meaning, and Legacy (online)


The Constitution of May 3rd, 1791 is considered one of the essential achievements in the history of Poland, even though its life was prematurely shortened by the final partition of Poland, which erased its ability to grow and evolve. May 3rd Constitution is considered to be the first modern Constitution of this type in Europe. It is only a few years older than the world's first and oldest modern Constitution, namely the Constitution of the United States, which had time to grow and has significantly evolved over the last 200 years of jurisprudence. Participants: Elizabeth M. Zechenter is a US - trained international attorney, social scientist, academic researcher, and public speaker holding several degrees advanced: J.D. (international law), M.A. (history), and Ph.D. (evolutionary anthropology). Currently she is a visiting scholar at Emory University. Marian A. Kornilowicz, Esq. is a partner of Cohen, Seglias, Pallas, Greenhall & Furman, P.C. in Philadelphia, where he is Chair of the Firm's Business Practice Group. His practice is concentrated on the representation of clients in varied business transactions and real estate matters.  
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussions, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, The Constitution of May 3rd: Its Genesis, Meaning, and Legacy (online)

Book Discussion | The Last Ghetto: An Everyday History of Theresienstadt (online)


Dr. Anna Hájková will discuss her book, the first in-depth, analytical history of a prisoner society during the Holocaust. Rather than depict the ghetto as an atomized state of exception, she argues that the prisoner societies in the Holocaust are best understood as existing among the many known versions of societies. In this lecture, she will discuss the key arguments of her book.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Discussions, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, The Last Ghetto: An Everyday History of Theresienstadt&nbsp;(online)

Classical Music | Works by SCRIABIN, HINDEMITH, BRUCKNER and more


Deandre Javon Adrian Desir, Tuba. Program: ALEXANDER SCRIABIN Piano Etude, Op. 2 No. 1 ZACHARY DETRICK Four Characters from Camelot ALESSANDRO MARCELLO (arr. N.H. Baer) Oboe Concerto in C minor MARSHALL ESTRIN Intrada for Solo Tuba PAUL HINDEMITH Sonata for Tuba and Piano JOHN STEVENS Four Seasons ANTON BRUCKNER (arr. Elwood Williams) Christus Factus Est
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, Works by SCRIABIN, HINDEMITH, BRUCKNER and more

Workshop | Taking Drawing to the Next Level


Award winning artist and creative director Joan Chiverton, for a series of two drawing workshops. You will learn faces and expressions, and figure drawing and anatomy. All levels welcome. Supplies will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, Taking Drawing to the Next Level

Talk | Artist Talk: Textiles as Historic and Cultural Texts


Iviva Olenick is a Brooklyn-born and based artist working with textiles as historic and cultural texts, including producing textiles from seed to dye and fiber in collaboration with Brooklyn historic houses, public farms and gardens. She holds a B.A. in French Language and Literature and Psychology from Binghamton University and an AAS in Textile/Surface Design from FIT. She is a faculty member of SVA's MFA Art Practice program and a museum educator.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Talks, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, Artist Talk: Textiles as Historic and Cultural Texts

Book Club | Children of the Yellow Kid: The Evolution of the American Comic Strip by Robert C. Harvey (online)


The Yellow Kid is an American comic strip character that appeared from 1895 to 1898 in Joseph Pulitzer's New York World, and later William Randolph Hearst's New York Journal. Created and drawn by Richard F. Outcault in the comic strip Hogan's Alley (and later under other names as well), it was one of the first Sunday supplement comic strips in an American newspaper, although its graphical layout had already been thoroughly established in political and other, purely-for-entertainment cartoons. Outcault's use of word balloons in The Yellow Kid influenced the basic appearance and use of balloons in subsequent newspaper comic strips and comic books.
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Workshop | Game Nights in the Park


Stop in during weekly game nights and socials to learn a new game, hone your skills, and meet new people
   New York City, NY; NYC
5:00 pm
Free
Workshops, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, Game Nights in the Park

Gallery Talk | Fulvio Roiter: High-Rise New York: Curator's Talk


A visual presentation by Victoria Noel-Johnson, curator of the exhibition. Conceived in 2021 to mark the twentieth anniversary of September 11, 2001, Fulvio Roiter: High-Rise New York celebrates the city and people of New York. Consisting of color photographs taken between 1984 and 1998 by the internationally acclaimed Italian photographer Fulvio Roiter (Meolo, 1926 - Venice, 2016), they collectively capture the traits of beauty, strength, resilience, and hope with a sense of poignant immediacy and timeless elegance. They recall a New York that once was, its instantly recognizable skyline irreparably and arbitrarily altered by events that unfolded just a few years thereafter. Fulvio Roiter: High-Rise New York is not, however, a nostalgic nod to that past. As New York emerges from yet another life-changing experience caused by the Covid-19 global pandemic, Roiter's intimate portrait of New York and its inhabitants stands as a stoic reminder of life after death, of light after darkness.  
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Gallery Talks, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, Fulvio Roiter: High-Rise New York: Curator's Talk

Book Discussion | Magpie: Psychological Thriller (online)


Elizabeth Day's  taut, psychological suspense novel about a perfect couple and their seemingly perfect roommate—that is until she threatens to destroy everything they’ve worked so hard to create.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Opening Reception | Scott Kahn: The Walled City


Scott Kahn (born 1946 in Springfield, Massachusetts) is an American painter with a long exhibition history, primarily in New York, and abroad. Kahn draws inspiration from life and considers his oeuvre to be a visual diary of the world around him. His subject matter reflects the people and places which he experiences. Drawing from memory and imagination, his work has a dream-like, surreal quality. For the last several years Kahn has been working at home in Westchester, New York, but maintains a studio in Brooklyn. He received his BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MFA from Rutgers University. He spent a year in Theodoros Stamos' class at the Art Students League in New York.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Opening Receptions, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, Scott Kahn: The Walled City

Opening Reception | Tamo Jugeli: Solitaire


An exhibition of new paintings by Georgian artist Tamo Jugeli. Jugeli abstracts without directives, allowing intuition to guide the brush, producing gestural surfaces that are singular to her. She carves out her own space, pushing forward in alliance with her paints. Her compositions are lyrical; the figures that emerge are fortuitous and never preconceived. Forgoing themes, Jugeli commits herself to a practice driven by instinct. She turns off her analytical impulse, scavenging for what she needs as she lets go in the studio. Jugeli aligns herself with wrist and body painters, oscillating between large and small scale gestures, figuration and abstraction.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Opening Receptions, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, Tamo Jugeli: Solitaire

Book Discussion | Ugo Rondinone: The Sun


Conceptual artist Ugo Rondinone will be in conversation with writer and curator Bob Nickas to mark the launch of a limited-edition elephant folio of his celebrated series of paintings, followed by a signing. New York-based, Swiss-born conceptual artist Ugo Rondinone's Sun paintings are among his most celebrated series. Begun in 1992 and spanning three decades, the Sun works reflect Rondinone's interests in nineteenth-century German Romanticism and Tibetan mysticism as vehicles to explore natural phenomena and interior states. Rondinone began the Sun series by directing his gaze inward (a counterpoint to his contemporaneous plein air works), translating his emotional state to circular bands of watercolor on paper. To create distance between these diaristic studies and the viewer, Rondinone then altered the media and scale: expanding the Suns to more than seven feet in diameter and exchanging tremulous watercolor for seamless airbrush. Maintaining a consistent form and naming strategy--the German date of the work--Rondinone cycled through more than 370 color combinations, ranging from strong contrasts to barely perceptible shifts.
   New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
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Book Discussions, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, Ugo Rondinone: The Sun

Discussion | POSTPONED!! Translating Science Into Policy (online) POSTPONED


How can scientific development be communicated to the public and policy makers in a way that spurs action? Translational science has been described in medical literature as a " bench to bedside" process, in which scientific development can actually be translated into drugs, devices, and treatments that make a difference in people's health and life quality. But ensuring that the bench reaches the bedside involves a lot more than lab work, clinical trials and good results. If the results - and the process - are not communicated to the public and to policy makers in a clear, transparent and didactic way, they can be ignored, frowned upon, and even used to build distrust and conspiracy theories. Maybe it's time we broaden the definition of "translational science" into one that encompasses the use of science in policy making. If scientific development can make the way from bench to bed, it should also be able to make the way from bench to parliament, government officials, laws and regulations. Translating science into policy is just as important as translating science into products. And without public understanding and acceptance of science, both become very unlikely.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussions, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, POSTPONED!! Translating Science Into Policy (online) POSTPONED

Dancing | Salsa Dance Party


Hosted and produced by Talia Castro-Pozo, this includes superb bands and expert dance instruction for extraordinary dancing experiences. Learn the steps from 6pm - 7pm and then test out your new moves to live music from 7pm to 8:30pm. Adriel Flete (West Side Story) joins Talia to kick-off the series Salsa style. Avenida B Salsa Dura is a classic salsa dura band committed to playing salsa for the dance community. With roots in the Lower East Side of New York City, this new group has an old soul, committed to unearthing and reviving the old school sound and timeless swing of the kind of salsa that truly makes you want to get up and dance. Through their unique repertoire and attention to speed, duration and structure, they hope to reconnect dancers and musicians in a meaningful way that reflects both the dancer's experience and love for salsa dura.
   New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
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Dancings, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, Salsa Dance Party

Discussion | Theater and Identity Among Italian and Italian-American Playwrights


An informal discussion among Italian and Italian-American playwright on the meaning and importance of identity in their work. Moderator: Laura Caparrotti Guests: Tobia Rossi (Winner, Mario Fratti Award 2019), Luca Garello (Mario Fratti Award 2021), Frank J. Avella (playwright and screenwriter), Franco D’Alessandro (Playwright), Tamara Bartolini (Playwright), Francesca Spedalieri (Translator and Dramaturg) and a video appearance by Emma Dante.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussions, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, Theater and Identity Among Italian and Italian-American Playwrights

Talk | Beyond Death Medicine, Mysticism, and Meditation (online)


Since the 1980s when near death experiences became part of the public consciousness, they have held endless attraction for people. Why do they resonate so powerfully within us? Dr. Matthew Raider, a physician specializing in geriatrics, gives the latest medical research and discover a simple, natural way to connect with the inner light talked about by those who've experienced a NDE. Through a simple, time-honored method of meditation, you too can explore those realms of peace within you. Dr. Raider draws parallels between near-death experiences and those had by people who meditated throughout the ages, coming from all backgrounds, in all countries and all faiths and traditions. He then gives the audience an opportunity to learn a simple meditation technique that can enable them to experience the peace and the Light that people who have had NDEs talk about. BIO: Dr. Raider graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School with honors in 1979. He maintains a clinical practice in geriatric medicine. He held a faculty position at the University of Connecticut Medical School and has coordinated the geriatrics curriculum for the Middlesex Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program for over 30 years. He is currently medical director of four Connecticut health care facilities.
   New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
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Talks, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, Beyond Death Medicine, Mysticism, and Meditation (online)

Book Discussion | Acts of Service: A Three-Person Relationship


Eve has an adoring girlfriend, an impulsive streak, and a secret fear that she’s wasting her brief youth with just one person. So one evening she posts some nudes online. This is how Eve meets Olivia, and through Olivia the charismatic Nathan. Despite her better instincts, the three soon begin a relationship—one that disturbs Eve as much as it enthralls her.
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Book Club | Beloved: Toni Morrison's Classic Novel (online)


An event celebrating Toni Morrison’s landmark masterpiece. Jacqueline Woodson hosts the evening with dramatic readings from the novel by accomplished stage and screen actors Crystal Dickinson and Ty Jones, with special musical guest Roen Emersyn Jones.
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Discussion | A Conversation with Polish Basketball Legend Kent Washington (in-person and online)


A conversation with Kent Washington, the first African-American and first American to play professional basketball in Cold War Eastern Europe. Recruited into the top Polish league in 1979, Washington went on to play five seasons in the Solidarity-era communist country. His story, told for the first time in his new memoir, Kentomania: A Black Basketball Virtuoso in Communist Poland., is unprecedented, weaving together professionalism, race, and politics in powerful and daring ways. Washington will appear in conversation
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussions, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, A Conversation with Polish Basketball Legend Kent Washington (in-person and online)

Discussion | A Discussion of South Korean Filmmaker Hong Sangsoo


Everything you always wanted to know about Hong Sangsoo…but were afraid to ask! Film Comment editors Clinton Krute and Devika Girish will host a special conversation with Director of Programming Dennis Lim about the playful, profound, and soju-soaked filmography of one of world cinema’s most influential and ingenious artists. Lim, the author of a forthcoming monograph on Hong’s Tale of Cinema from Fireflies Press, will have his expertise put to the test with a series of preselected questions from Film Comment contributors about the South Korean auteur’s elliptical, endlessly generative oeuvre. In keeping with the spirit of the films, drinks will be served before and during the conversation. Tickets will be distributed at the corresponding box office on a first-come, first-served basis beginning one hour prior to the event start. Please note that the line may form in advance. Limit one ticket per person, subject to availability.
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Discussions, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, A Discussion of South Korean Filmmaker Hong Sangsoo

Discussion | Designing a 21st-Century Library (in-person and online)


The architects of NYPL’s all-new Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library discuss designing physical space to meet the changing needs of libraries and New Yorkers. Last year, The New York Public Library reopened the doors of its largest circulating branch, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), after completing a three-year transformation, thanks to a generous gift from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF). Architects Francine Houben, of Mecanoo, and Elizabeth Leber, of Beyer Blinder Belle, took the early 20th-century building, originally designed as a department store, and redesigned it from the inside out to be a dynamic new public space that serves as a house of knowledge, a gateway to inspiration, and a vibrant community center. The result is a new library that is not only beautiful and light-filled but also prepared to meet the ever-changing needs of the institution and the New Yorkers it serves. Houben and Leber speak with architectural historian and professor Barry Bergdoll about their work on SNFL, and how mission-driven design enhances and empowers public spaces to serve communities now and a hundred years from now.
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Discussion | James Hemings and the Birth of American Haute Cuisine (online)


Honor the culinary contributions of James Hemings, the enslaved chef of Thomas Jefferson who trained in Paris and brought his proficiency in French cooking and a trove of recipes back to Monticello. The evening will include a screening of a portion of the documentary film, James Hemings: Ghost in America’s Kitchen, directed by Anthony Werhun, followed by a panel discussion with James Hemings Society Founder Ashbell McElveen and members Therese Nelson, Tonya Hopkins, and Heather Johnston.  
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Discussions, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, James Hemings and the Birth of American Haute Cuisine (online)

Dance Performance | Open Dance Performances


A program of non-curated shared showings of experimentation and work-in-process, for artists at all stages of their development. The events are centered around a discussion, moderated by an Artist-in-Residence or guest artist, where they will experiment with different feedback methods to support and inform the artists’ process.
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Dance Performances, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, Open Dance Performances

Discussion | Visions of a Post-Neoliberal Future 


Two dynamic authors discuss the post-neoliberal future and its intersection with their critically acclaimed books on Black women, moderated by Melanie F. Hart.
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Discussions, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, Visions of a Post-Neoliberal Future&nbsp;

Book Discussion | Reclaiming Two Spirits: Sexuality, Spiritual Renewal, & Sovereignty in Native America (online)


Author and scholar Gregory D. Smithers' book is a sweeping history of Indigenous traditions of gender, sexuality, and resistance that reveals how, despite centuries of colonialism, Two-Spirit people are reclaiming their place in Native nations. Before 1492, hundreds of Indigenous communities across North America included people who identified as neither male nor female, but both. They went by aakíí’skassi, miati, okitcitakwe, or one of hundreds of other tribally specific identities. After European colonizers invaded Indian Country, centuries of violence and systematic persecution followed, imperiling the existence of people who today call themselves Two-Spirits, an umbrella term denoting feminine and masculine qualities in one person.  
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Author Reading | Tasha: A Son's Memoir


Acclaimed novelist Brian Morton delivers a moving, darkly funny memoir of his mother’s vibrant life and the many ways in which their tight, tumultuous relationship was refashioned in her twilight years.
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Author Readings, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, Tasha: A Son's Memoir

Workshop | Stargazing in the City


Head to the park for a walk and a chance to take a closer look at the stars. Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association to see rare celestial sights. No experience is necessary and telescopes will be provided. Starts at dusk. Every Tuesday. Subject to cancellation due to overcast conditions or inclement weather.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, Stargazing in the City

Classical Music | Works by J.S. BACH, POULENC, RAVEL


Kei Otake, Cello. Program: JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (arr. arr. from BWV 995) Suite No. 5 in C minor for Cello, BWV 1011 FRANCIS POULENC Sonata for Cello and Piano, FP 143 MAURICE RAVEL String Quartet in F Major, M. 35
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, May 03, 2022, 05/03/2022, Works by J.S. BACH, POULENC, RAVEL
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