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50 free events take place on Thursday, September 12 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 September 12 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 September . 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 | 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. Every Tuesday and Thursday
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Workshops, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Morning Fitness

Workshop | Tai Chi in the Park


A morning class provided by the Tai Chi Chuan Center and led by teachers and students who train at CK Chu Tai Chi under the direction of Master Hyland Harris. Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 7-September 26, 2019
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Workshop | Sunrise Yoga


Rise and shine and begin your morning with an outdoor yoga class that will help align your chakras and invigorate your day. Instructors focus on movements meant to enhance posture alignment and increase flexibility and balance. All levels welcome. Bringing your own mat is encouraged, as provided accessories are first come first serve.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshop | Sacred Sounds Yoga


Get your yoga on in the park this summer and fall with Sacred Sounds Yoga. Breathe, move, and stretch. Please bring your own yoga mat.   Wednesdays and Thursdays, June 6-September 19, 2019
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Workshop | Sun Salutations and Intentions Morning Yoga


Starts your day with a morning yoga practice. You will experience luxurious stretching warm-ups, empowering standing poses, and energizing breath work as we align the movements with the inhales and exhales. You will feel more awake, strong, balanced, and positive as a result of this time spent on the mat. Sun Salutations and warrior poses stimulate the seratonin in your brain (the “happy hormone) and improve self-esteem! You will be ready for anything that meets you as your day unfolds. Bring a yoga mat if you have one. You may bring your own coffee or tea.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Sun Salutations and Intentions Morning 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, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, 13 Tours, All City Neighborhoods, Any Time Of The Day, Choose One Tour Or Many

Tour | City Hall Tour For Individuals


The tour of City Hall includes a discussion of the building's history, art, architecture, and civic function. The building is the oldest city hall in the United States that still houses its original governmental functions, such as the office of the Mayor of New York. Constructed from 1803 to 1812, New York City Hall is a National Historic Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tours, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, City Hall Tour For Individuals

Lesson | Adult Coloring Group


Coloring can be done by anyone of any age, not just artists or creative types. Coloring can have therapeutic benefits such as alleviating stress and anxiety. Many have compared the benefits of coloring to achieving relaxation from meditation. Materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own!
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Lessons, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Adult Coloring Group

Workshop | Essentials for Job Seekers: Resumes


Looking for a job? Discover what tools to use to find vacancies, learn inside tips from a certified Talent Acquisition Strategist on where to find job postings and what HR is looking for in your application. Laptops will be first-come-first-served; bring your own if you have one. Also bring paper copies of your resume/cover letter, or have the file accessible via email or flash drive. All levels of experience welcome. Please do not arrive late interrupting the class.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Essentials for Job Seekers: Resumes

Film | His Girl Friday (1940): She Learned About Men From Him


A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying. 92 min. Director: Howard Hawks. Starring Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy.  His Girl Friday was selected in 1993 for preservation in the United States National Film Registry of the Library of Congress as "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, His Girl Friday (1940): She Learned About Men From Him

Workshop | Guided Falun Dafa Meditation Class


Stress relief, gain wisdom and work toward enlightenment
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Guided Falun Dafa Meditation Class

Concert | Piano in the Park: Ragtime, Stride, and Jazz


Summertime, and the livin’ is easy... so swing on by for toe-tappin’ performances by New York’s finest, playing ragtime, stride, and jazz to your heart’s delight. With: Kuni Mikami, 12 Years with Lionel Hampton’s Big Band
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Concerts, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Piano in the Park: Ragtime, Stride, and Jazz

Tour | Tour The Battery


Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf, and so much more! Tours last about an hour. Thursdays, April 25-October 31, 2019
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Tours, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Tour The Battery

Classical Music | Pipes At One Organ Recital


Janet Yieh, organ. Organist Janet Yieh has given concert tours throughout the United States and across the globe, performing at such prestigious venues as New York's Alice Tully Hall, Washington's National Cathedral, Yale University's Woolsey Hall, Taipei's St. John's Cathedral, Malaysia's St. Thomas's Cathedral, and Japan's Momoyama St. Andrew's University Chapel. She has appeared in collaboration with the Paul Winter Consort, the Washington Chorus at the Kennedy Center, and Trinity's NOVUS NY at Carnegie Hall.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Pipes At One Organ Recital

Film | Gabriel Over the White House (1933): Political Fantasy


A political hack becomes President during the height of the Depression and undergoes a metamorphosis into an incorruptible statesman after a near-fatal accident. 86 min. Director: Gregory La Cava. Starring Walter Huston, Karen Morley, Franchot Tone. 
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Films, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Gabriel Over the White House (1933): Political Fantasy

Lesson | Researching The History Of Your New York City Home


Have you ever wondered about the history of your home? Who used to live there or what their lives were like? This class will show you how to research the history of your building and the people who owned and lived in it. The Milstein Division is home to one of the largest free United States history, local history and genealogy collections in the country. Looking at censuses, city directories, land conveyances, and photographs, newspapers and local histories available at the New York Public Library, and at other New York City institutions, you will learn how to construct a narrative history of your home.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Lessons, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Researching The History Of Your New York City Home

Film | Fighting with My Family (2019): Sports Comedy Based On A True Story With Dwayne Johnson


A former wrestler and his family make a living performing at small venues around the country while his kids dream of joining World Wrestling Entertainment. 108 min. Director: Stephen Merchant. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Lena Headey, Vince Vaughn.  Fighting with My Family has grossed $23 million in the United States and Canada, and $16.1 million in other territories, for a worldwide total of $39.1 million, against a production budget of $11 million.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Fighting with My Family (2019): Sports Comedy Based On A True Story With&nbsp;Dwayne Johnson

Workshop | Diplomacy Movement Workshop


Camilo Godoy hosts a movement workshop that explores the power dynamics of the Cold War era and how it intersected with the choreography of José Limón. 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshop | Adult Coloring Club


Discover the fun and calming benefits of coloring. Color, relax and enjoy. Coloring supplies will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own materials too.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshop | Human Chess


Play as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board from inside at the Human Chess games, where chess becomes an embodied team sport. All levels welcome! Thursdays, September 5-26, 2019
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Lecture | Reconstructing New Lives. The Experience in Mexico of Recent Deportees from the United States


Rafael Alarcón of El Colegio de la Frontera Norte in Tijuana will analyze the reasons for the detention and removal of Mexican male migrants from the United States using survey data and case studies of recent deportees living in Tijuana, Mexico. He will also examine the future plans of fathers of U.S. Citizen and DACA children living in the United States.  
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Lectures, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Reconstructing New Lives. The Experience in Mexico of Recent Deportees from the United States

Author Reading | Globalism and Localization: Emergent Approaches to Ecological and Social Crises


Within this collection, contributors expound upon the connection between local and global phenomenon within their respective fields including social ecology, climate justice, ecopsychology, big history, peace ecology, social justice, community resilience, indigenous rights, permaculture, food justice, liberatory politics, and both transformative and transpersonal studies. The following panel of authors will discuss their experiences in addressing the ecological and social crises highlighted in the book: -- Jeanine M. Canty, Professor and Chair, Environmental Studies department at Naropa University. Introduction and Chapter 3, The Ties That Bind: An Earth-Based Story of Home -- Brian Tokar, Director, Institute for Social Ecology and Professor, Environmental Studies at the University of Vermont. Chapter 1, Climate Justice and the Challenge of Local Solution -- Ana I. Baptista, Chair, Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management MS program at Milano. Chapter 8, The Evolution of the Environmental Justice Movement: Translocal Voices for Systemic Transformations -- Asoka Bandarage, Consultant and Practitioner, in social philosophy & consciousness, environmental sustainability, human well-being, international development, and political economy. Chapter 9, Ethical Path to Ecological and Social Survival
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Author Readings, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Globalism and Localization: Emergent Approaches to Ecological and Social Crises

Birdwatching | Fall Birding Tour


Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call the park home during migratory season with a guided tour. Located in the heart of midtown, the park is a hot spot for avian visitors and birders alike. Past sightings include warblers, tanagers, vireos, thrushes, and even a Chuck-will’s-widow!
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Opening Reception | Crossroads: Photographing Vibrant Traditional Spanish Costume


The photographs of Txema Yeste in his first solo exhibition. Yeste began his career as a photojournalist and has maintained a long-time commitment to photographing vibrant traditional Spanish costume. Both influences are reflected in his fashion photographs. This exhibition provides a glimpse into a world of powerful and sophisticated figures with strong and arresting faces and monumental bodies, often in motion. The work also acknowledges the growing diversity of expression and representation in the contemporary fashion world. Yeste’s unique color sensibility and passion for the photographic medium are particularly evident in the dye transfer prints included in the exhibition. Dye-transfer prints are made with 4 separate color plates and showcase these contemporary images using one of the oldest and richest methods of printing color photography. Txema Yeste was born in Spain and lives in Barcelona. His inspiration comes from music, film, art, and the world around him. He has photographed the advertising campaigns for Chanel, Giorgio Armani, Lancôme, and Yves Saint Laurent and his work appears in international editions of VOGUE, Vanity Fair, and Numéro, among other publications.
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Opening Receptions, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Crossroads: Photographing Vibrant Traditional Spanish Costume

Opening Reception | Embodiment: The Representation of Bodies


A group exhibition of works by Pope.L, Jonathan Lyndon Chase, Cheyenne Julien and Tschabalala Self that explores the representation of bodies— both figuratively and abstracted, through language and image— in public and private spaces within a flattened plane.    
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Opening Receptions, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Embodiment: The Representation of Bodies

Opening Reception | Indeterminate Hypothesis: Five Monumental Sculptures


An exhibition of work by French conceptual artist Bernar Venet (b. 1941). Consisting of five monumental Indeterminate Line sculptures, this exhibition marks Venet’s third solo show with Kasmin and will be on view in the gallery’s flagship space at 509 West 27th Street, opening September 12, 2019. This is the first time the series has been shown in a gallery in the United States since 2002.
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Opening Receptions, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Indeterminate Hypothesis: Five Monumental Sculptures

Opening Reception | Kyrie: Hidden Narratives Behind Mundane Moments


A solo exhibition of works by Mikiko Hara, an award-winning Japanese artist known for her square-format snapshot photography. In Hara's latest series Kyrie - the title of which is inspired by its mystic sound rather than its origin in Christianity - the artist's intuitive eye taps into hidden narratives behind seemingly mundane moments in the suburbs of Tokyo. Hara utilizes a classic film camera to unassumingly approach her subjects at close range.
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Opening Receptions, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Kyrie: Hidden Narratives Behind Mundane Moments

Opening Reception | Linus Coraggio: Ramifications


A one-man show of sculpture, painting, and mixed media. Street artist and New York City native Coraggio is best known for his abstract metal sculpture. An ardent proponent of recycling, he uses materials that can be found in vacant lots or building sites across Lower Manhattan and the city’s outer boroughs. This use of found materials is an essential component of his process. Coraggio’s richly graphic, welded street constructions provided a 3-D counterpoint to the 2-D graffiti street art by contemporaries Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat, as well as the masters of New York subway graffiti. Coraggio was a central figure in downtown New York’s early period of explosive art experimentation and cross-pollination of cultural ideas.
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Opening Receptions, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Linus Coraggio: Ramifications

Opening Reception | Lumina: Blown-Glass Sculptures and Vessels


Ritsue Mishima’s first solo presentation in New York features new blown glass sculptures and vessels by the Japanese artist. Textured and multidimensional, her work reflects and manipulates light, simultaneously illuminating their settings and becoming embedded within the surroundings.
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Opening Receptions, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Lumina: Blown-Glass Sculptures and Vessels

Opening Reception | My World Is in Your Blind Spot: Remembering Tibetans' Sacrifices


Tenzing Rigdol’s exhibition consists of five large mixed-media panels. The central buddha silhouettes greet the viewer in their recognizable cross-legged seated positions—a posture often associated with meditation and peace—and with a stunning visual effect enhanced by the use of silks and fire imagery. But the composed aesthetic of the series belies the meaning behind it. The fires seemingly emerging from the bodies of the buddhas reference the over 155 Tibetans who have self-immolated since February 27, 2009. In an ultimate act of sacrifice, these Tibetans set themselves on fire with the hope of bringing attention to the oppression currently faced by their society under the imposed laws of the Chinese government. And yet, the buddhas can seem peaceful, even welcoming in their balanced postures, their calming presences perfectly harmonized by an artist well-versed in representing both destruction and construction. The contradictions on display in this exhibition are meant to challenge us. They are simultaneously safe and subversive: beautiful to look at, devastating to comprehend.  
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Opening Receptions, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, My World Is in Your Blind Spot: Remembering Tibetans' Sacrifices

Author Reading | The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories with Pulitzer Winner Jhumpa Lahiri


A landmark collection of stories--nearly half appearing in English for the first time--selected and introduced by Pulitzer Prize winner Jhumpa Lahiri, who now lives in Italy.
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Author Readings, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories with Pulitzer Winner&nbsp;Jhumpa Lahiri

Opening Reception | Town and Country: Grand Yet Intimate Paintings


A solo exhibition by Rebecca Morgan includes new oil paintings on panel, grand in their detail yet intimate in scale, and never before shown busts, which elevate Morgan's characters into regal brass, with a meticulous surface of pimples, chest hair, and crooked teeth. This new work crystallizes Morgan's use of art history and Americana to build archetypal characters straining against their roles. Themes of women, fabricated notions of romance, and the current crisis of masculinity come to life in her exquisitely rendered works. Morgan's narratives exist simultaneously in the past and present. Buxom maidens echo women painted by men over the ages and current conversations about gender, revealing a fresh look at American myths.
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Opening Receptions, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Town and Country: Grand Yet Intimate Paintings

Opening Reception | Within the Shadows: World-Renowned Japanese Photographer


A solo exhibition of work by world-renowned Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama.  This is the gallery's first show with the artist since announcing exclusive New York representation in January.
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Opening Receptions, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Within the Shadows: World-Renowned Japanese Photographer

Lecture | Original Copies: The Pre-History of the Facsimile


Called "the nightmare of book collectors" by John Carter and Nicolas Barker, facsimiles do not hold a particularly revered position in bibliography and book history. The opposite of the venerated "original," facsimiles are seen as a compromise at best and a downright deception at worst. This talk looks to re-examine the idea of the facsimile by exploring its pre-history in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Before the invention of lithography and photography in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries (not to mention current advances in digital reproduction), scholars and printers employed creative technical strategies to reproduce the visual qualities of particular textual artefacts like inscriptions or manuscripts. Exploring a few case studies, this talk will think about how and why early print copied material objects that came before - and, in the process, rethink and expand our understanding of what facsimile means. Speakers include Jane Raisch, University of York
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Lectures, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Original Copies: The Pre-History of the Facsimile

Tour | Summer Garden Tour


Get to know every detail of the park's plant life while walking through the park with one of the knowledgeable staff horticulturists. Discover how our perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees change as seasons pass, what plants are native, which are edible and medicinal, and how they take care of more than 500 varieties of plants growing in the park. This tour will highlight the ornamental grasses and wildflowers.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Author Reading | Everybody Wants to Go To Heaven but Nobody Wants to Die: A Disscussion About Healthcare System


Over the last 60 years an unprecedented revolution in healthcare has helped millions of Americans benefit from advancements in areas such as gene editing, reproductive technology, and organ transplants—but what about the legal and ethical challenges posed by continuing evolutions within medical science? And why in this country today do we pay far more for health care while having among the lowest life expectancies and highest infant mortality of any affluent nation? Amy Gutmann, the president of the University of Pennsylvania, and Jonathan D. Moreno, a renowned professor of medical ethics and health policy, both served on President Obama’s bioethics commission. Their new book, Everybody Wants to Go To Heaven but Nobody Wants to Die blends history and public policy to examine some of the most fundamental challenges faced in the American healthcare system. They speak with The New Yorker’s David Remnick about the American paradox of wanting to have it all without paying the price.
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Author Readings, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Everybody Wants to Go To Heaven but Nobody Wants to Die:&nbsp;A Disscussion About&nbsp;Healthcare System

Author Reading | Native Country of the Heart: An Intimate Portrait of the U.S.-Mexican Diaspora


Cherríe Moraga, the celebrated activist, writer, and co-editor of the influential anthology This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color, holds a reading and discussion of her new memoir, a love letter to her mother and an intimate portrait of the U.S.-Mexican diaspora. She will speak to the issue of cultural amnesia in the United States and the recuperation of ancestral memory toward the radicalization of political consciousness and activism for the future.
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Author Readings, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Native Country of the Heart: An Intimate Portrait of the U.S.-Mexican Diaspora

Workshop | Café Anxiety Drawing Club International


Café Anxiety Drawing Club International is a virtual café in the form of a mobile group chat, where participants are encouraged to share their daily lives and stream of consciousness through a regular practice of drawing exchange. Artist Joeun Kim Aatchim, founder of Café Anxiety, will lead a workshop and collective drawing session in which participants will be asked to bring their own drawings, draw on site, and to respond to eachother’s work through spontaneous drawing exchange. A live band will help set the evening’s tone. Participants should bring two or three drawings.  
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Workshop | Yoga Flow


Link mindful breath with movement in this full spectrum yoga practice that includes modifications and intensifications depending on experience level. Veteran Nina Semczuk helps you cultivate strength, flexibility, balance, and focus while enjoying yoga outdoors. Please bring a mat. Every Thursday from May 23 to June 27, 2019, and July 11 to October 31, 2019.
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Workshop | Yoga in the Park


Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at evening yoga classes. Bring a mat. Thursdays, May 2--September 19, 2019
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Workshop | Yoga on the Hudson


Enhance your yoga practice with skilled instructors and a rejuvenating river view. Bring your own mat! Thursdays, June 6-September 12, 2019 (except July 4)
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Movie in a Park | Captain Marvel (2019): Superheroics with Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Jude Law (Outdoors)


Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Directors: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck 123 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, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Captain Marvel (2019): Superheroics with Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Jude Law (Outdoors)

Performance | Mobility Device: Collaborative Performance Art on Navigating Surroundings


Carmen Papalia, an artist and disability activist, presents Mobility Device, an innovative, collaborative performance in which he is accompanied by a marching band that plays a site-reactive score as guidance for navigating his surroundings. The work transforms the white cane—a symbol of someone with visual impairment—into a collective, sonic experience that opens up ways of thinking about care, collaboration, and a normative hierarchy of the senses. Papalia will work with the Hungry March Band, an 18-person ensemble founded in 1997 for the Mermaid Parade. With this work, he urges visitors to experience public spaces through the non-visual world.
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Performances, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Mobility Device: Collaborative Performance Art on Navigating Surroundings

Author Reading | The Heart of a Stranger: An Anthology of Exile Literature


The Heart of a Stranger charts the history of our world’s civilizations through the prism of exile, taking the reader from Ancient Egypt to the present day through three hundred pages of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. The anthology spans six continents and twenty-four languages and is divided into six sections, which have been arranged thematically and chronologically.  Highlights include the wisdom of the 5th century Desert Fathers and Mothers, the Siculo-Arabic poetry of Ibn Hamdis, Moses ibn Ezra, an excerpt from Dante’s Paradise, the Byzantine poet Michael Marullus, the Swahili Song of Liyongo, The Flight of the Irish Earls, Madame de Staël’s reflections after leaving Napoleon’s Paris, Emma Goldman’s travails in the wake of the First Red Scare, and the Syrian poet Nizar Qabbani’s ode to the lost world of Andalusia, concluding with a selection of work by more contemporary exiles, like the Uyghur poet Ahmetjan Osman, the Moroccan writer Abdellatif Laâbi, our old friend Alessandro Spina, and the Italo-Eritrean fabulist Ribka Sibhatu. Editor André Naffis-Sahely will be in conversation with: Jenny Xie Graywolf poet) Aaron Robertson (Lit Hub Editor and translator of Ethiopian memoirist Martha Nasibù) Jonathan Galassi (poet and translator, Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, September 12, 2019, 09/12/2019, Jazz and Pop

Jazz | Jazz on the Pier


For New York music lovers and visitors alike, smooth tunes return to the pier. Tonight: David Schnitter Quartet
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Opening Reception | Photoville Celebrates Community


United Photo Industries (UPI) and the Photoville family as celebrate the photo community. Presenting the latest work of many in the photo world including: the Magnum Foundation, For Freedoms, Bronx Documentary Center, Batsi’ Lab, Facing Change: Documenting America, and introducing UPI’s new project Community Heroes, and announcing the photographers for the national project We, Women.
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Performance | Mobility Device: Collaborative Performance Art on Navigating Surroundings


Carmen Papalia, an artist and disability activist, presents Mobility Device, an innovative, collaborative performance in which he is accompanied by a marching band that plays a site-reactive score as guidance for navigating his surroundings. The work transforms the white cane—a symbol of someone with visual impairment—into a collective, sonic experience that opens up ways of thinking about care, collaboration, and a normative hierarchy of the senses. Papalia will work with the Hungry March Band, an 18-person ensemble founded in 1997 for the Mermaid Parade. With this work, he urges visitors to experience public spaces through the non-visual world.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concert | Traditional Colombian Rhythms with Caribbean Influences


Musician Kiko Villamizar fuses traditional Colombian rhythms with Caribbean influences, performing with a psychedelically electric ensemble that includes traditional Afro-Caribbean drums and the Colombian gaita flute.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Performance | Oh Heroine How I Love You!: Modern Play Passing Through Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights


75 min. Writer, Director: Callie Nestleroth. Performer: Sara Page. Meet with Cathy Earnshaw in her world from Emily Bronte's classic tale Wuthering Heights, and be taken by her on a journey that goes beyond the confines of her book. Whether from the many film adaptations, or Kate Bush's singular song, Cathy and Heathcliff are infamous characters. But do we ever consider the effect they have on those who learn their story? Oh Heroine How I Love You! transports you into the book and onto the Moors, to voyage with Cathy in this interactive one-woman show. A ghostly character, Cathy's grasp of her reality is fraught, and as she catapults between worlds the audience is taken along for the ride. You feel as if you are reading a book that has come to life around you and in being immersed in her world are called upon to assist this character who is lost in her own adaptations. In learning who Cathy is, we learn who Emily Bronte is, and unlock this enigmatic author with questions about feminist agency and the ownership one has to tell their own story. No intermission, please be prepared to walk and interact with the performer.
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