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Are you looking for free things to do in New York City (NYC) on October 23, 2018?

48 free events take place on October 23 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 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 October 23 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 October . Don't miss the opportunities that only New York provides!

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Here is what we find especially interesting on the free events scene in the month of June: New York Philharmonics Concerts in the Parks, Metropolitran Opera Recitals, Make Music New York Day which always takes place on June 21st, Washington Square Music festival on Tuesday nights.

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 one is Federal Reserve Bank Tour, which takes place every week day at 1 pm.
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All events, things to do on October 23, 2018 are free unless otherwise noted.

Editor's Picks

free events nyc Dixieland Jazz with the Gotham Jazzmen
free events nyc Is the 'Liberal World Order' Worth Defending?
free events nyc American Tantrum: The Donald J. Trump Presidential Archives
free events nyc The Dash—The Other Side of Absolute Knowing
free events nyc The Mother Lode: A Treasure Trove of Monologues, Songs and Short Plays…from Womb to Tomb
free events nyc Fryderyk Chopin: A Life and Times: dispels the many myths and legends that continue to surround Chopin
free events nyc What Makes It Italian? Discovering National Character in Music
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Workshop | Morning Fitness


One hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises. For a breath of fresh air, take your workouts outdoors. Parks are becoming a logical alternative environment for those who want to add variety to their workouts, or who just don't like the gym. And, it's an affordable way to increase physical activity opportunities, because there's nothing special to build. Exercise with a view, in natural sunlight, with green scenery all around bestows health benefits that can’t be found indoors. Scientific studies have shown that the pleasure of being outdoors for example gives your brain, psyche, and immune system an extra boost. Led by trained professionals, and suitable for all levels. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Tuesdays and Thursdays through December 28, 2018.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Morning Fitness

Workshop | Kundalini Yoga


Kundalini Yoga is also called the Yoga of Awareness. It combines the physical practice of Asanas with Pranayama (breathing) and Meditation/Chanting – it targets the whole body system (nervous system, glands, mental faculties, chakras) to develop awareness and consciousness, strength and flexibility. Everybody is welcome, no previous knowledge of Yoga is necessary. Please bring a Yoga mat and possibly a blanket and a shawl.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Kundalini Yoga

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, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, 13 tours, all City neighborhoods, any time of the day, choose one tour or many

Tour | City Hall tour


The tour of City Hall includes a discussion of the building's history, art, architecture, and civic function. Non-reservation City Hall tours take place each Wednesday.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tours, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, City Hall tour

Lesson | Chinese chess


Strategy board game for two players. Learning, interacting and having fun with Chinese chess.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Lessons, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Chinese chess

Workshop | Zumba Jumpstart


A fitness dance party with upbeat Latin music of Salsa, Merengue, Hip Hop and more! Enthusiastic Instruction creates a fun community of dancers who learn new dance steps each week. Bring your friends! Tuesdays, October 2 through December 18, 2018
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Zumba Jumpstart

Workshop | Resume Help


Applying for a job? Update your resume, or even start from sratch. Learn how to craft a resume that will help you land that interview.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Resume Help

Workshop | Adult Coloring Club


Enjoy the sublime pleasure of coloring. Coloring sheets, Crayons, coloring pencils, and reading materials will be provided to participants by the Library.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Adult Coloring Club

Workshop | Adult Coloring Club


Discover the fun and calming benefits of coloring. Color, relax and enjoy.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Adult Coloring Club

Film | Red Sparrow (2018): spy thriller with Oscar winning Jennifer Lawrence


Prima ballerina Dominika Egorova faces a bleak and uncertain future after she suffers an injury that ends her career. She soon turns to Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their minds and bodies as weapons. Egorova emerges as the most dangerous Sparrow after completing the sadistic training process. As she comes to terms with her new abilities, Dominika meets a CIA agent who tries to convince her that he is the only person she can trust. Directed by Francis Lawrence. 140 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Red Sparrow (2018): spy thriller with Oscar winning Jennifer Lawrence

Jazz | Dixieland Jazz with the Gotham Jazzmen


The Gotham Jazzmen bring their take on Dixieland Jazz. The band features: Ed Bonoff on drums; James Collier on trombone; Lee Lorenz on cornet; Pete Sokolow on piano; Dick Waldburger on bass; Ernie Lumer on clarinet; and Bill Wurtzel on guitar. Doors open at 11:45 am.
   New York City, NY; NYC
12:00 pm
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Concerts, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Dixieland Jazz with the Gotham Jazzmen

Film | Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018): a journey to a galaxy far, far away


During an adventure into the criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his future co-pilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining the Rebellion. Director: Ron Howard. Stars: Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke. 135 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018): a journey to a galaxy far, far away

Discussion | Is the 'Liberal World Order' Worth Defending?


There is a lot of talk bemoaning the death of the liberal rules-based world order. But it is less clear exactly what this order entailed, in what sense it was liberal, how (and by whom) the rules were established and maintained, and who benefited from it. The panel will discuss these issues and the questions of whether the order can and should be maintained and what might replace it. A discussion with: Robert Jervis, Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Politics Jack Snyder, Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Relations Stuart Gottlieb, International and Public Affairs Professor Stephen Wertheim, Visiting Scholar, Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies Moderated by Richard Betts
   New York City, NY; NYC
12:10 pm
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Discussions, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Is the 'Liberal World Order' Worth Defending?

Classical Music | Bach at Noon


The organ works of J.S. Bach (1685-1750) offered in 30-minute meditations. 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, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Bach at Noon

Tour | Federal Reserve Bank Tour


Learn about central banking functions that Federal Reserve System performs and see Bank's vault of international monetary gold on bedrock of Manhattan Island, five stories below street level. Learn why Federal Reserve has "Federal" in its name, while it's a private bank, not Federal at all. Tour times: 1:00pm, 2:00pm. This tour takes place Mondays through Fridays, except bank holidays.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tours, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Federal Reserve Bank Tour

Lesson | Selling to the Government and Global Market


The federal government buys nearly $100 billion worth of goods and services from small businesses each year. Government contracts can offer significant opportunities for small businesses, but selling to the government requires a very different approach than selling to the commercial sector. Learn how and what the federal government buys, and how to expand your business globally.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Lessons, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Selling to the Government and Global Market

Lecture | Everything in Common: Private Property/Public State


Eating in Public is an anti-capitalism project that has implemented over 1,000 platforms of autonomous exchanges and willfully challenges authoritiarian power structures and the system of private property/public state. The collective embodies a D.I.Y. ethos, creating local mimetic project structures that encourage people to share, replicate, and expand the work. They gather at people's homes, plant free food gardens on private and public land, set up free stores, all without permission. Eating in Public actively attempts to reclaim and expand the egalitarian commons in the middle of capitalist society. Speaker Gaye Chan is a conceptual artist who is recognized equally for her solo and collaborative activities that take place on the web, in publications, streets as well as galleries.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Lectures, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Everything in Common: Private Property/Public State

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, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Lunchtime Meditation

Dance Lesson | Ballet for beginners


Learn basic ballet steps and experience the joy of dancing in a class that combines ballet and exercise. Wear comfortable clothes and be ready to have fun. Come for the whole month or just drop in. No experience necessary. Upcoming dates: Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 2 p.m. Consent/release waiver must be signed in order to attend. Limit 18 persons per class. Doors close at 2pm. Late arrivals will not be admitted.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshop | Domino Club


Have fun playing dominoes!
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Domino Club

Author Reading | Revolutionaries for the Right: Anticommunist Internationalism and Paramilitary Warfare in the Cold War


Author Kyle Burke is assistant professor of history at Hartwick College. He teaches and writes about US politics, war, and foreign relations. This is his first book.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Author Readings, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Revolutionaries for the Right: Anticommunist Internationalism and Paramilitary Warfare in the Cold War

Lesson | Beginner French Class


Through lessons and activities you will learn basic French with a library volunteer. Commitment to 5 classes strongly preferred. Space is limited - show up early! Upcoming dates: Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 5 - 6 p.m.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Film | Every Act of Life (2018): Biography of Playwright Terrence McNally


The life of Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally (Master Class, Ragtime): 60 years of groundbreaking plays and musicals, the struggle for LGBT rights, addiction and recovery, finding true love, and the relentless pursuit of inspiration. Director: Jeff Kaufman
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Films, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Every Act of Life (2018): Biography of Playwright Terrence McNally

Author Reading | American Tantrum: The Donald J. Trump Presidential Archives


A devastatingly hilarious satire that cuts closer to the truth of than any nonfiction account: Anthony Atamanuik, the creator and star of Comedy Central’s acclaimed The President Show, opens the vault and imagines Donald J. Trump’s presidential archives, exposing documents from his childhood in Queens to his toddlerhood in the Oval Office.
   New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
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Author Readings, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, American Tantrum: The Donald J. Trump Presidential Archives

Author Reading | The Dash—The Other Side of Absolute Knowing


In The Dash—The Other Side of Absolute Knowing, authors Rebecca Comay, and Frank Ruda present a reading of Hegel’s most reviled concept, absolute knowing.  Their book sets out from a counterintuitive premise: the “mystical shell” of Hegel's system proves to be its most “rational kernel.” Hegel's radicalism is located precisely at the point where his thought seems to regress most. With Slavoj Žižek, a senior researcher at the Institute of Sociology, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, and a visiting professor at a number of American universities.
   New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
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Author Readings, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, The Dash—The Other Side of Absolute Knowing

Discussion | Narrowcast: Poetry and Audio Research


Narrowcast explores how mid-century American poets associated with the New Left mobilized tape recording as a new form of sonic field research even as they themselves were being subjected to tape-based surveillance. Media theorists tend to understand audio recording as a technique for separating bodies from sounds, but this book listens closely to tape's embedded information, offering a counterintuitive site-specific account of 1960s poetic recordings.  Arguing that CIA and FBI "researchers" shared unexpected terrain not only with poets, but with famous theorists such as Fredric Jameson and Hayden White, author Lytle Shaw reframes the status of tape recordings in postwar poetics and challenges notions of how tape might be understood as a mode of evidence. Reflect on the project with the book's author and other featured panelists: Julie Beth Napolin, The New School David Grubbs, Brooklyn College J. Martin Daughtry, Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology & Sound Studies
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Discussions, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Narrowcast: Poetry and Audio Research

Discussion | Crisis and Violence in Brazilian Elections: Democracy on the Ballot


Amid the worst economic crisis in the country's history and a recent escalation of violence against activists, Brazilians will head to the polls for the runoff between Fernando Haddad (Workers Party/PT) and Jair Bolsonaro (Social Liberal Party/PSL) in less than two weeks. This roundtable about all that is at stake in what is already been called the most important electoral cycle in Brazilian history. With remote participation of Manuela D'Avila (Vice-President Candidate on the PT's ticket) and Glenn Greenwald (Journalist, the Intercept).
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Discussions, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Crisis and Violence in Brazilian Elections: Democracy on the Ballot

Discussion | Queer Trouble in Caribbean Art & Activism


Two award winning artist-scholars --  Rosamond S. King and Angelique V. Nixon -- reflect on the intersections of LGBTQI and feminist arts, activism, and politics in the Caribbean. King and Nixon address how their own work moves between these different registers. They also discuss how they see contemporary queer Caribbean performance, literature, and visual art engage and resist the ongoing violences of colonial and postcolonial histories, and how these works offer us vibrant models of desire, embodiment, and collectivity.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussions, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Queer Trouble in Caribbean Art & Activism

Lecture | Conversion Funnels: Lead Magnets


Did you know that using lead magnets in your funnel is the fastest way for you to quickly grow a highly targeted, engaged email list of leads who are looking to buy what you're selling? Using lead magnets is the fastest way to fill your business with high-quality leads that can potentially turn into loyal customers. In this program, Jimmy Newson will teach you the strategies that can help you effectively create multiple doorways into your business. Jimmy Newson is an expert in utilizing video for marketing. He has over 25 years of experience in the marketing, digital media, and entertainment industries. He has worked with local and national brands including NARAS, (Grammys), People Magazine, AT&T, Microsoft, amon others.
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Lectures, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Conversion Funnels: Lead Magnets

Film | Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice (1989): Pioneering Black Journalist


Though virtually forgotten today, Ida B. Wells-Barnett was a household name in Black America during much of her lifetime (1863-1931) and was considered the equal of her well-known African American contemporaries such as Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois. This film retells the dramatic life and turbulent times of the pioneering African American journalist, activist, suffragist and anti-lynching crusader of the post-Reconstruction period. Director: William Greaves  55 min. Roundtable conversation moderated by Pamela Newkirk, with Paula Giddings, Shola Lynch, Louise Greaves, sculptor Richard Hunt, and Michelle Duster, great granddaughter of Ida B. Wells.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice (1989): Pioneering Black Journalist

Talk | Nonfiction Forum


Patricia Hampl’s newest book is The Art of the Wasted Day. She is the author of six other prose works, including A Romantic Education and, most recently, The Florist's Daughter.
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Talks, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Nonfiction Forum

Author Reading | Rated Agency: Investee Politics in a Speculative Age


Michel Feher’s new book describes the extraordinary shift in conduct and orientation—among companies, governments, and individuals—generated by financialization.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Author Readings, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Rated Agency: Investee Politics in a Speculative Age

Author Reading | Into?: The New Generation of Gay Men


In Into?, North Morgan shines a coolly mesmerizing light on the modern generation of gay men that are living firmly outside the closet, freed from the shadow of AIDS and elevated by popular culture, but plagued by a new set of problems, insecurities and self-destructions. As the men of Into? swipe right from bed to bed, Morgan spins a darkly hilarious and shockingly perceptive story of excess and love that’s like nothing you’ve ever read.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Author Readings, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018,  Into?: The New Generation of Gay Men

Discussion | What Makes It Italian? Discovering National Character in Music


Tonight: What Makes it French (vs. Italian)? Ernest Chausson (1855 – 1899) What Makes It Italian? Discovering National Character in Music is a music listening and discussion group that 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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6:30 pm
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Discussions, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, What Makes It Italian? Discovering National Character in Music

Workshop | HIIT Workshop


Veteran Donald Calliste leads exercises with varied tempos that send your body into fat-burning overdrive even after your workout is done. Please bring a mat. Every Tuesday from June 5-October 30, 2018.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, HIIT Workshop

Dance Performance | Dance Works-in-Progress


A program of non-curated shared showings of experimentation and work-in-progress, for artists at all stages of their development. The events are centered around an audience discussion moderated by a Movement Research Artist-in-Residence or an occasional guest, where we will experiment with different feedback methods to support and inform the artists’ process. Featuring: Nico Brown Tal Eshel Owen Prum
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Dance Performances, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Dance Works-in-Progress

Reading | Double Take Reading


Double Take is a unique reading series that asks award-winning and emerging poets, novelists, editors, and artists to trade takes on shared experiences. Experience a one-of-a-kind evening of stories and reflections. In this instance, writers will respond to: laughter. Featuring: Edwin Frank Joseph Salvatore Emily Skillings Perry Yung
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Readings, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Double Take Reading

Author Reading | Cook Like a Pro: Recipes and Tips for Home Cooks


In her new cookbook, Ina Garten shares a brand-new collection of recipes, tips, and techniques, so readers can cook with confidence no matter how much experience they have in the kitchen. Restrictions apply. Call store for details.
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Author Readings, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Cook Like a Pro: Recipes and Tips for Home Cooks

Author Reading | Philosophy, Pussycats, and Porn A Pornographer Speaks


An evening celebrating the release of Stoya’s book of essays, blog posts, and stories surveying more than a decade of poignant journalistic accounts from internationally recognized writer, actor, and pornographer Stoya.
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Author Reading | The Baltimore Book of the Dead: Portaits of the Passed


The Baltimore Book of the Dead is another collection of portraits of the dead, their compressed narratives weaving a unusual, richly populated memoir. Approaching mourning and memory with intimacy, humor, and an eye for the idiosyncratic, the story begins in the 1960s in Marion Winik’s native New Jersey, winds through Austin, Texas and rural Pennsylvania, and finally settles in her current home of Baltimore.
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Author Readings, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, The Baltimore Book of the Dead: Portaits of the Passed

Author Reading | Brand New Art from China


Award-winning journalist, art critic and curator Barbara Pollack discusses her new book.
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Author Readings, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Brand New Art from China

Lecture | The Dispute for Democracy in Latin America


American media and academic narratives often describe Latin American current political situation as the confrontation between two irreconcilable political projects: leftwing populist authoritarianism and centrist liberal democracy. Drawing on the history of populism and theoretical contributions to the particularities of this political phenomenon in the region, my presentation will claim that what stands at the core for the future of democracy in the region is the dispute between a national-popular and a neoliberal project. With: Nicolas Lynch of the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. Lima, Peru
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Lectures, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, The Dispute for Democracy in Latin America

Lecture | Fryderyk Chopin: A Life and Times: dispels the many myths and legends that continue to surround Chopin


Alan Walker discusses his new biography of Chopin, which will be published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux in September 2018.  Based on ten years of research and a vast cache of primary sources located in archives in Warsaw, Paris, London, New York, and Washington, D.C., Alan Walker’s monumental Fryderyk Chopin: A Life and Times is the most comprehensive biography of the great Polish composer to appear in English in more than a century. Walker’s work is a corrective biography, intended to dispel the many myths and legends that continue to surround Chopin.  Fryderyk Chopin is an intimate look into a dramatic life; of particular focus are Chopin’s childhood and youth in Poland, which are brought into line with the latest scholarly findings, and Chopin’s romantic life with George Sand, with whom he lived for nine years.
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Lectures, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Fryderyk Chopin: A Life and Times: dispels the many myths and legends that continue to surround Chopin

Staged Reading | The Mother Lode : monologues, songs and short plays


The Mother Lode is a treasure trove of monologues, songs and short plays from womb to tomb. “God could not be everywhere so s(he) created mothers.” - Jewish proverb But not all mothers are created equal. For some, maternal instinct doesn’t kick in for days or weeks after delivery; for others it may take a lot longer…as revealed in a series of vignettes, some heartbreaking, some hilarious, by authors who survived and thrived despite their “mothers in name only.”
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Staged Readings, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, The Mother Lode : monologues, songs and short plays

Workshop | Introduction to Meditation


This introductory meditation class was featured as a New York Magazine top pick. Room is set up with both meditation floor mats and traditional western chairs with back support. No special clothing or equipment is necessary. Tuesdays.
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Performance | The Mother Lode: A Treasure Trove of Monologues, Songs and Short Plays…from Womb to Tomb


“God could not be everywhere so s(he) created mothers.” - Jewish proverb But not all mothers are created equal.  For some, maternal instinct doesn’t kick in for days or weeks after delivery; for others it may take a lot longer…as revealed in a series of vignettes, some heartbreaking, some hilarious, by authors who survived and thrived despite their “mothers in name only.” There will be a “meet-and-greet” post-performance reception with the actors and authors.
   New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
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Performances, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, The Mother Lode:  A Treasure Trove of Monologues, Songs and Short Plays…from Womb to Tomb

Comedy Club | Greetings from Queer Mountain: Comedy Showcase


A monthly LGBTQIA showcase of poetry, comedy, storytelling, and more. Hosted by Lorena Russi.
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Workshop | Stargazing in the City


Take a romantic walk along the park 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 of New York to see rare celestial sights. In the event of rain, the event will be cancelled. Tuesdays, July 3-October 30, 2018.
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Workshops, October 23, 2018, 10/23/2018, Stargazing in the City
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Musical | Sci-fi musical

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Play | A holiday comedy

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Play | A drama written by a bestselling author

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