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44 free events take place on Friday, November 8 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 November 8 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 November . 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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free events nyc A Legendary Czechoslovak Folk Ensemble
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free events nyc Hoppla, We're Alive!: A Landmark of Weimar and Early Epic Theater
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Conference | Issues in Modern Philosophy


The conference in the series examines the development of a central philosophical problem from early modern philosophy to the present, exploring the evolution of formulations of the problem and of approaches to resolving it. By examining the work of philosophers of the past both in historical context and in relation to contemporary philosophical thinking, the conferences allow philosophy's past and present to illuminate one another.
   New York City, NY; NYC
9:00 am
Free
Conferences, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, Issues in Modern Philosophy

Conference | Rewiring Democracy: Beyond "Us" and "Them"


Our current moment is one in which our understanding of democracy is placed under critical pressure, making it increasingly difficult to divide the world into "them" and "us"-- and equally difficult to even know what is meant when we say "we." Whereas a certain modern tradition defies the political via the fundamental distinction between the friend and the enemy, such an opposition is much more complicated when democracy must think and deal with (1) climate change, (2) the refugee crisis, and (3) the rise of national populism. The purpose of this two-day event is to bring together thinkers from France, Europe, and the United States who work on the concept of democracy, at the intersection of several disciplines, especially philosophy, political science, ecology, sociology, literature, law, and cinema.
   New York City, NY; NYC
9:15 am
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Conferences, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, Rewiring Democracy: Beyond "Us" and "Them"

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, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, 13 Tours, All City Neighborhoods, Any Time Of The Day, Choose One Tour Or Many

Fair | Street Fair


Free fun for the whole family, including arts, crafts, antiques, plants, entertainment, games, and more.
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Discussion | How to Save for Retirement


Even though we all know that we will grow old one day, only a few of us enjoy thinking about it, let alone planning for it.  While saving earlier is better than later , it's never too late. And now is a great time to come up with a savings plan!  Mechanically speaking, saving has never been easier with so many tools, products and options - as long as you have a plan and can afford to do so. Anora Gaudiano  explains why it's important to plan for retirement, how best to do it and what vehicles to use.    As a Senior Advisor Associate at Sontag Advisory, Anora Gaudiano works directly with clients, creating financial plans that fit their unique needs, managing their investment portfolios and helping them navigate through issues that range from retirement to estate planning. Before joining Sontag Advisory, Anora spent more than a decade writing about markets and investing for publications such as Financial Times and MarketWatch.                                                                              
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussions, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, How to Save for Retirement

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 10, 2019 to May 20, 2020.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, Bach at Noon

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, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, Grand Central and Its Neighborhood Tour

Book Discussion | Angle of Repose: A Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novel


Wallace Stegner’s novel tells the story of a retired historian who plans to write about his grandparents’ quintessential American life on the western frontier, only to discover things he might rather not have known.   Facilitated by author and instructor Jan Clausen, this discussion will engage with perspectives that capture the complicated relationship Americans have with the land and living things around them. 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Discussions, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, Angle of Repose: A Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novel

Film | Kramer vs. Kramer (1979): Five Time Oscar Winning Drama With Dustin Hoffman And Meryl Streep


Ted Kramer's wife leaves him, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation. 105 min. Director: Robert Benton. Starring Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Jane Alexander. Kramer vs. Kramer received a leading nine nominations at the 52nd Academy Awards, winning five: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (for Hoffman), Best Supporting Actress (for Streep), and Best Adapted Screenplay.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, Kramer vs. Kramer (1979): Five Time Oscar Winning Drama With Dustin Hoffman And Meryl Streep

Film | Mary Queen of Scots (2018): Two Time Oscar Nominated Power Struggle Between Cousins


Mary Stuart's attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution. 124 min. Director: Josie Rourke. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Jack Lowden. Mary Queen of Scots two nominations for Best Costume Design and Best Makeup and Hairstyling at the 91st Academy Awards. For her performance, Robbie earned nominations for a SAG Award and BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress.
   New York City, NY; NYC
1:00 pm
Free
Films, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, Mary Queen of Scots (2018): Two Time Oscar Nominated Power Struggle Between Cousins

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, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, Lunchtime Meditation

Film | Tim Burton's Mars Attacks! (1996) With Jack Nicholson And Pierce Brosnan: Martians Invade The World


Earth is invaded by Martians with unbeatable weapons and a cruel sense of humor. 106 min. Director: Tim Burton. Starring Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker. 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, Tim Burton's Mars Attacks! (1996) With&nbsp;Jack Nicholson And Pierce Brosnan: Martians Invade The World

Lesson | How To Search In Archival Collections


This class will help researchers who want to know more about searching in archival collections at the library. Attendees will learn about how archives are described and what to expect when consulting unpublished primary sources.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Lessons, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, How To Search In Archival Collections

Film | Oscar Nominated At Eternity's Gate (2018): Van Gogh's Story


A look at the life of painter Vincent van Gogh during the time he lived in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, France. 111 min. Director: Julian Schnabel. Starring Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Oscar Isaac. For his performance, Dafoe was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor, Motion Picture Drama.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, Oscar Nominated At Eternity's Gate (2018): Van Gogh's Story

Film | Undeterred (2018): Resistance in Rural Communties


An intimate and unique portrait of how residents in a small rural community, caught in the cross-hairs of global geo-political forces, have mobilized to demand rights and provide aid to injured, oft times dying people funneled across a wilderness desert. Director: Eva Lewis 76 min. A filmmaker Q&A to follow.  
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, Undeterred (2018): Resistance in Rural Communties

Master Class | Master Class with Principal Timpani of Bavarian State Orchestra in Munich


Raymond Curfs became principal timpanist in the Bavarian State Orchestra in Munich in 1999. In 2007, he got the same position in the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks. From 2000 to 2006 he also played in the Mahler Chamber Orchestra.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, Master Class with Principal Timpani of Bavarian State Orchestra in Munich

Festival | Hungarian Heritage Festival: The Biggest Hungarian Folk Art Event in NYC


This year, the biggest Hungarian folk art festival in New York will honor the Csángó people, ethnic Hungarians living in Moldavia and Romania. The festival will feature special workshops and an ongoing fair in Arts and Crafts, Children’s Dance, the opening of Mária Petrás's Ceramic Exhibition, Fashion Exhibit and Fair by Hungarian designer Meyke, and a concert by the Mária Petrás Band with the traditional and contemporary folk music of the Csángó.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Festivals, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, Hungarian Heritage Festival: The Biggest Hungarian Folk Art Event in NYC

Discussion | Authors in Conversation


With: Myla Goldberg is a bestselling novelist, winner of the Borders New Voices Prize, a finalist for the Hemingway Foundation/PEN award, the NYPL Young Lions award, and the Barnes & Noble Discover award, and recipient of a Sustainable Arts Foundation grant.  She writes and teaches in Brooklyn, where she lives with her husband Jason Little and their two daughters. John Wray is the author of critically acclaimed novels including Lowboy, The Right Hand of Sleep and Canaan’s Tongue. He was named one of Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists in 2007. The recipient of a Whiting Award, he lives in Brooklyn, New York.  
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Jazz | Crossover Jazz Performance


The Hunter Jazz Ensemble & Popular Jazz Music Combos.
   New York City, NY; NYC
5:00 pm
Free
Concerts, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, Crossover Jazz Performance

Concert | 3 Folk Music Arts


With: Meaner Pencil, Katy the Kyng, and Joanna Sternberg.
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Discussion | Music Listening Series: Francesco Cilea


What Makes It Italian? Discovering National Character in Music is a music listening and discussion group that meets at Casa Italiana and is open to everyone. The group is led by Gina Crusco, who guides listening at Bard LLI and Riverdale Y, and who has been music instructor at The New School and director of Underworld Productions.
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Discussions, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, Music Listening Series: Francesco Cilea

Opening Reception | Afro Syncretic: African Roots of the Latinx Diaspora


Afro Syncretic presents the work of nine artists foregrounding the African roots of the Latinx diaspora. Collectively, the works center the vibrancy of diasporic blackness within Latinx culture urging viewers to confront dominant narratives of what it means to be Latinx. These artists are part of a contemporary reassessment of African influences in Latinx communities that rejects trends to separate and undermine blackness. They provide pathways to appreciate the richness of contemporary Afro-syncretic interventions, breaking through dominant views of history and inspiring alternative futures. Artists are: Lucia Hierro, Tiffany Alfonseca, Joiri Minaya, Carlos Martiel, Fabiola Jean-Louis, Patricia Encarnación, David Antonio Cruz, Melissa Misla, and Elia Alba.
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Opening Receptions, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, Afro Syncretic: African Roots of the Latinx Diaspora

Opening Reception | Gerhard Richter: Prints


New works by the world-renowned artist.
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Opening Receptions, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, Gerhard Richter: Prints

Opening Reception | The Fall of the Berlin Wall. Pictures and Imaginations, Berlin, Nov. 1989


An exhibition of works by the artist Petra Senn. 30 years have passed since the fall of the Berlin Wall. What has remained? What images, what emotions come to mind? Did we learn from it? And if so, what? Aside from the general media spectacle and flood of images that were born of this event, the individual memories have diminished and possibly faded. 30 years later, Senn reflects on the historic event and reappraises it artistically and conceptually.
   New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
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Opening Receptions, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, The Fall of the Berlin Wall. Pictures and Imaginations, Berlin, Nov. 1989

Discussion | What's Wrong With Design?


A diagnostic panel discussion on how "good design" is able to problem-solve and generate solutions for a sustainably better future.
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Film | Microplastic Madness (2019): 5th-Graders Step Up


Microplastic Madness is the story of 56 fifth-graders from P.S.15 in Red Hook, Brooklyn - living on the frontline of the climate crisis - whose action on plastic pollution morphs into extraordinary leadership and scalable victories. With stop-motion animation, expert interviews, and heartfelt kid commentary, their inspiring narrative conveys an urgent, accessible message of informed action and hope.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, Microplastic Madness (2019): 5th-Graders Step Up

Talk | The Life of James H. Williams, the Chief Porter of Grand Central Terminal’s Red Caps


In a feat of remarkable research and timely reclamation, Eric K. Washington uncovers the nearly forgotten life of James H. Williams (1878–1948), the chief porter of Grand Central Terminal’s Red Caps―a multitude of Harlem-based black men whom he organized into the essential labor force of America’s most august railroad station. Washington reveals that despite the deeply racialized and often exploitative nature of the work, the Red Cap was a highly coveted job for college-bound black men determined to join New York’s bourgeoning middle class.
   New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
Free
Talks, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, The Life of James H. Williams, the Chief Porter of Grand Central Terminal&rsquo;s Red Caps

Opening Reception | A Body of Work: Contemporary Female Artists


Lynn Bianchi presents her Heavy In White images presented at the exhibition among works by contemporary female artists.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Opening Receptions, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, A Body of Work: Contemporary Female Artists

Author Reading | A Time for Critique: A Reappraisal of Critical Thinking


In a world of political upheaval, rising inequality, catastrophic climate change, and widespread doubt of even the most authoritative sources of information, is there a place for critique? This book calls for a systematic reappraisal of critical thinking—its assumptions, its practices, its genealogy, its predicament—following the principle that critique can only start with self-critique. With editors Bernard Harcourt and Didier Fassin.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Author Readings, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, A Time for Critique: A Reappraisal of Critical Thinking

Reading | All the Rage: A Performative Reading


Rosamond S. King is an award-winning creative and critical writer and performer who draws on reality to create non-literal, culturally and politically engaged interpretations of African diaspora experiences. She will give a performative reading from her collection-in-progress, All the Rage. Her goal is to make people feel, wonder, and think, usually in that order.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Readings, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, All the Rage: A Performative Reading

Play | Everybody: The Meaning of Living


This modern riff on the fifteenth-century morality play Everyman follows Everybody (chosen from amongst the cast by lottery at each performance) as they journey through life’s greatest mystery—the meaning of living. Written by Branden Jacob-Jenkins. The production will be directed by Jordana De La Cruz, and feature: Amber Barrios, Jesse Baxter, Veronika Chernitska, Dylan Gottlieb, Gebriella Hailemariam, Sophia Rizzuto, Selena Thurmond, Cole Walther, and Anastasia Webb.
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Plays, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, Everybody: The Meaning of Living

Opening Reception | Tony Martin: Chance and Choice


This three-day engagement will feature photographs, posters, drawings, visual scores, and video documentation—as well as a demonstration and conversation with the artist—to illuminate Martin’s visionary interdisciplinary career, emblematic of the dynamic context of '60s-era experiments in sound and electronics in both San Francisco and New York.
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Poetry Reading | What Saves Us: Poems of Empathy and Outrage in the Age of Trump


A chorus of powerful contemporary voices in U.S. poetry comes together for the New York City celebration of a seminal anthology of political poems, published by Northwestern University Press. With the book’s editor, Martín Espada, and contributors Denice Frohman, Maria Mazziotti Gillan, John Murillo, Willie Perdomo, Peggy Robles-Alvarado, Nicholas Samaras, Patricia Smith, Lauren Schmidt, Afaa M. Weaver, Elisabet Velasquez, and many more.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Poetry Readings, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, What Saves Us: Poems of Empathy and Outrage in the Age of Trump

Opening Reception | Windows of the Earth: Group Show


The opening reception for a multi-media environmental exhibit.
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Opening Receptions, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, Windows of the Earth: Group Show

Concert | A Legendary Czechoslovak Folk Ensemble


Critics regard Spiritual Kvintet as the first and best Czechoslovak folk group. In 1989 the government blacklisted Spiritual Kvintet, yet its songs were played on the streets of Prague during the days of the Revolution. The group was joined onstage in 1990 by Vaclav Havel and George H.W. Bush and played for Bill Clinton in 1994 in Prague. Dress code: semi-formal
   New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
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Concerts, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, A Legendary Czechoslovak Folk Ensemble

Concert | Cello Recital


Cellist Emily Brausa continues to lead a diverse and dynamic performing career throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. She has toured and recorded with such artists and ensembles as Ra Ra Riot, Talib Kweli, Beck, American Contemporary Music Ensemble [ACME], Artemis Ensemble, and the American Ballet Theater Orchestra.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concert | First US Performance of Hungary's Ambient-Folk Band


American psychedelia meets Hungarian folk music in the most original ambient-folk band of Hungary, Bajdazo. Hailing from a region of Hungary where some say that fairies still dwell, the main source of inspiration for Bajdazo is the landscape itself, encompassing ambient soundscapes and utilizing field recordings of birds humming, the Danube swirling or feet treading in the snowy land. Topping their songs with lyrics resembling Hungarian folk songs and poetry, they will introduce themselves for the first time in America on the opening night of the 4th Hungarian Heritage Festival, on the occasion of the Day of the Hungarian Language.
   New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
Free
Concerts, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, First US Performance of Hungary's Ambient-Folk Band

Comedy Club | Get Down Comedy Show


Get Down Comedy is back! They have the hottest NY comics performing on a Friday night. Featuring: Casey James Salengo (Comedy Central) Gideon Hambright (Bravo) Alex Ryu (ESPN) Koshin Egal (HBO Hard Knocks) Sarah Tollemache (The Late Show w/ Stephen Colbert) Stu Melton (Comedy Central) Dominic Leonelli (MTV)
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Jazz | The Legend of Bebop


A concert featuring the masters of Bebop performed by Eli Asher and Zach Lapidus. Bebop or bop is a style of jazz developed in the early to mid-1940s in the United States, which features songs characterized by a fast tempo, complex chord progressions with rapid chord changes and numerous changes of key, instrumental virtuosity, and improvisation based on a combination of harmonic structure, the use of scales and occasional references to the melody.
   New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
Free
Concerts, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, The Legend of Bebop

Play | Hoppla, We're Alive!: A Landmark of Weimar and Early Epic Theater


Hoppla, We're Alive! is one of the landmarks of Weimar and early Epic Theater--the opening production of the Piscatorbuhne in September of 1927 and a critical success on the scale of Brecht and Weill's Threepenny Opera. A thrilling indictment of the politico-military-industrial corrupting democracy, Toller's play remains frighteningly relevant today. Toller's dissection of political conspiracies, failed revolution, feminist emancipation and class solidarity suggests one answer: it is only in the constant struggle against power that we are alive. This adaptation of the Piscator collective's original production constitutes the work's US premiere.
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7:30 pm
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Plays, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, Hoppla, We're Alive!: A Landmark of Weimar and Early Epic Theater

Play | Shakespeare's Measure for Measure: Presented by The Public Theater's Mobile Unit


Continuing its commitment to bringing free Shakespeare to the community and strengthening audience engagement with the arts, The Public Theater will mount its Mobile Unit again this fall with a free three-week tour to venues across the city of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure, directed by LA Williams. The complete cast features Jasmine Batchelor (Isabella), Nora Carroll (Escalus/Juliet), Toccarra Cash (Lucio), Alfie Fuller (Pompey), Adrian Kiser (Angelo), Gabrielle Murphy (Provost), Latonia Phipps (Mariana/Overdone), Grace Porter (Duke), and Phumzile Sitole (Claudio/Elbow). “Measure for Measure resonates with some of the greatest challenges of our time: injustice, abuse of power, redemption, and mercy. It ultimately asks: can or should the law be compassionate?” said Director of Mobile Unit Karen Ann Daniels. “It also initiates an exciting new chapter for Mobile Unit, the intentional gathering together to share stories as a catalyst for reflection and joyful celebration of our common humanity.” Measure for Measure features scenic design by Yu-Hsuan Chen, costume design by Asa Benally, and music composition by Jeffery Miller.
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7:30 pm
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Plays, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, Shakespeare's Measure for Measure: Presented by The Public Theater's Mobile Unit

Classical Music | Works By Haydn, Messiaen And More


This "Piano Cantabile" session will feature music by Haydn, Messiaen, Birtwistle, Reich, and others.
   New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
Free
Concerts, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, Works By Haydn, Messiaen And More

Conference | Who Owns the World? The State of Platform Cooperativism


Around the globe, we are starting to build an alternative economy that benefits the many, not just the few. Our passions, research, and projects challenge platform capitalism and chart a more democratic future. We show that an inclusive economy is not only necessary but possible. When starting a platform co-op, we have a much better chance at success if we rely on the support of our communities, established co-ops, incubators, co-op banks, unions, foundations, researchers, lawyers, technologists, and policymakers. “Who Owns the World?” is about building connections between these groups, finding the much-needed support, and learning from each other. For the first time, this event will bring together many of the most active players in this movement worldwide to share updates and insights, instigate initiatives, make new friends, lift each other up, plan next steps, and find new business partners as well as funders. Who Owns the World?” will feel the pulse of platform cooperativism, worldwide.
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Conferences, November 08, 2019, 11/08/2019, Who Owns the World? The State of Platform Cooperativism
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Play | A Play by Obie Winner, directed by Tony Winner

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