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This Week New York City (NYC) never ceases to amaze you with quantity and quality of its free culture and free entertainment whether it's summer or winter, spring or fall, January or June, May or September.

New York's cultural scene is at its busiest in October and March (and the same goes for free events, free things to do), but other months of the year still offer incredible amount of high quality, off the beaten path, unique free events, free things to do which will take your breath away!

So start using these unique New York City opportunities today, February 25, 2018!

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Where else but in New York City can you listen to a world-class musician, discuss a book with a famous author, take a part in poetry reading, have a glass of wine at an art exhibition opening, and all that on the same day, and all that free of charge, and all of that on any day of the year, whether it's December or July, April or November!

The trick is to know about those free events, free things to do BEFORE they happen, not after the fact. That's where Club Free Time comes in handy! Become a Club Free Time member and start using these unique New York City (NYC) opportunities today, February 25, 2018!

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Club Free Time is your perfect guide to Free Entertainment and Free Culture in the City That Never Sleeps.

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Free things to do, free events that take place in New York City every day of the year are truly amazing. So if you're looking for something interesting to do today (February 25, 2018) or on any other day of the year don't miss those free-of-charge opportunities that only New York provides! You can find lots of high quality, off the beaten path, unique free events, free things to do which will take your breath away!

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In addition to providing information about free events, free things to do in New York City (NYC), Club Free Time offers its members complimentary tickets to classical music concerts, dance performances and theater: when a producer wants that special buzz of the 'full house' - Club Free Time members are welcomed for their enthusiasm and sophistication!

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Experience an entirely new perspective on New York. 'Open up a whole new cultural world... in one of the most vibrant capital cities in the world, sampling cultural delights beyond anyone's wildest dream.' Rupert Parker, journalist, photographer, cameraman, and TV producer
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every day of the year
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This Week, 02/25/18 - 03/03/18

239 Free Events, Free Things to Do in New York City (NYC)

All events, things to do This Week are free unless otherwise noted.
Workshop |
Sharyn Hahn lead you through some warm-up poses and a vinyasa flow as well as several short meditations, creative visualization, and intention-setting writing or sketching activities. You will leave feeling more flexible, relaxed, energized, with a mantra that you can carry with you throughout the week. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one, and they do have some if you need to borrow one for the class. Also bring a journal and something to write with. You will be writing a few times during the class, and if you prefer to sketch or want to do both, that is fine. Wear comfortable clothing, and feel free to bring a warm or cool drink to keep you hydrated (with a secure lid). All levels are welcome. If you have never done yoga you will be able to participate as well.
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Sun, Feb 25
9:00 am

Free
Workshops, February 25, 2018, 02/25/2018, Deep Yoga and Journaling
City Walk |
This is a 3-hour tour that begins with a walk over the Brooklyn Bridge, an icon of New York City for over 125 years, with spectacular views of Manhattan and Brooklyn. The tour then moves on to a stroll of Brooklyn Heights, America’s and New York City’s first suburb. The tour then explores the neighborhood DUMBO before ending at the Fulton Ferry landing.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sun, Feb 25
9:30 am

Free
City Walks, February 25, 2018, 02/25/2018, Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights and Dumbo Tour
Lecture |
In the work of Ghiberti and Donatello, sculpture assumes a new authority linked to the rise of the individual and the revival of classical humanist philosophy. With: Dennis Raverty, Ph.D., Art Historian
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sun, Feb 25
9:30 am

Free
Lectures, February 25, 2018, 02/25/2018, Renaissance Sculpture Steps Out of its Niche
Tour |
Although world famous, Harlem may be New York's best kept secret with some of the city's best architecture, food, music and people. Harlem's history is also one of the city's most dramatic, having gone through many ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic changes over the past roughly 400 years, which have resulted in a diverse array of places of worship, theaters, homes and eating establishments.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sun, Feb 25
9:45 am

Free
Tours, February 25, 2018, 02/25/2018, Harlem Tour
Classical Music |
In an immense celebration befitting the centennial of Philharmonic Laureate Conductor Leonard Bernstein and his affinity for the music of former Philharmonic Music Director Gustav Mahler, the Philharmonic presents a 13-hour expedition through Bernstein’s recordings of Mahler’s complete symphonies. Bernstein’s marked scores from the New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives will be projected in real-time. Between each symphony, special guests will read excerpts from Bernstein’s own writings on Mahler, and video clips of Bernstein talking about Mahler will be projected. The recordings were released on the Sony/Columbia label and recorded between 1960 and 1967 with the New York Philharmonic (Symphonies Nos. 1–7 and 9) and the London Symphony Orchestra (Symphony No. 8). Come for one symphony, or show your dedication and stay for them all!  
   New York City, NY; NYC
Sun, Feb 25
10:00 am

Free
Concerts, February 25, 2018, 02/25/2018, Bernstein’s Mahler Marathon: The Sony Recordings
Tour |
Join professional guides on a 90-minute journey through this vibrant neighborhood, viewing some of the city’s most notable landmarks, including the New York Life Insurance Building, the MetLife Clock Tower, the Appellate Courthouse and the famous Flatiron Building. This tour repeats every Sunday.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sun, Feb 25
11:00 am

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Tours, February 25, 2018, 02/25/2018, Flatiron District Walking Tour
City Walk |
Bob Dylan, Richard Pryor, Edgar Allen Poe, Jane Jacobs, James Baldwin, Jack Kerouac, Dave Attell, Patti Smith, Joan Baez, and Truman Capote are just a few of the thousands of accomplished artists, writers, radicals, and performers who made their way through Greenwich Village. This tour, primarily focusing on the 1950s onward, visits the hangouts that have defined legendary people and the spirit of this iconic neighborhood.
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Sun, Feb 25
11:00 am

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City Walks, February 25, 2018, 02/25/2018, Historic Greenwich Village: Beats, Bohemians, and Icons from the 1950's to Today
Classical Music |
PROGRAM W.A. Mozart: Clarinet Quintet A-Dur KV581-I The Austrian Cultural Forum New York, in collaboration with The Vienna Philharmonic, Jewish Museum Vienna, and Haus der Musik Vienna, offer an exclusive matinée tribute to Leonard Bernstein. In memory of the first collaboration with Leonard Bernstein in 1966, members of the Vienna Philharmonic will play Mozart's Clarinet quintet A-dur KV581-I on the occasion of Bernstein's 100th birthday and the guest performance of the Vienna Philharmonic in New York 2018. Gregor Hinterreiter, clarinet Daniel Froschauer, violin Marian Leško, violin Wolf-Dieter Rath, viola Stefan Gartmayer, violoncello
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Sun, Feb 25
11:00 am

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Concerts, February 25, 2018, 02/25/2018, Vienna Philharmonic: Tribute to Leonard Bernstein
Tour |
Proceed along the shore through Coney Island and Brighton Beach, then Manhattan Beach. Then go over the foot bridge to Sheepshead Bay, at which point you'll head west toward the subway. Bring water and a snack. About two hours.  
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sun, Feb 25
11:30 am

$3
Tours, February 25, 2018, 02/25/2018, Coney, Brighton and Manhattan Beaches and Sheepshead Bay Walk
Screening |
Featuring: Look But With Love: A Story of Women; Look But With Love: A Story of Dance - Directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and presented by WITHIN, this nonfiction series follows extraordinary women in Pakistan actively working to change their communities. A Story of Dance features a dancer who has stood up to old community norms to teach children their cultural history through dance and A Story of Women features a community of courageous anti-terrorist officers in Nowshera, the epicenter of the terrorist insurgency. Testimony - This shares the stories of five survivors of sexual assault and their journey to healing. Its goal is to inspire those who have been silenced to speak out, while building courage amongst survivors. Under the Net -  In one of the world’s largest refugee camps in Tanzania, where malaria is the number one killer, the lives of an 11-year-old girl named Amisa and her ill-stricken family are changed forever by the simple gift of mosquito bed nets.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Sun, Feb 25
12:00 pm

Free
Screenings, February 25, 2018, 02/25/2018, Virtual Reality Experience Program
Film |
Stars: Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House. In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches Moana's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right. 107 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Sun, Feb 25
12:00 pm

Free
Films, February 25, 2018, 02/25/2018, Ron Clements & John Musker's Moana (2016): Animated Blockbuster
City Walk |
Explore the history of the Bloomingdale Neighborhood with local historian Jim Mackin.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sun, Feb 25
1:00 pm

Free
City Walks, February 25, 2018, 02/25/2018, Bloomingdale Neighborhood Walking Tour
Parade |
Head to Chinatown to check out the annual Lunar New Year Parade for amazing visuals, delicious treats, and mesmerizing cultural performances. This party features all sorts of vendors, food, and festivities for all ages to welcome the Year of the Dog. The parade starts at 1:00 p.m.  Show up early to grab a prime spot along the route.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Sun, Feb 25
1:00 pm

Free
Parades, February 25, 2018, 02/25/2018, 19th Annual New York City Lunar New Year Parade and Festival
Discussion |
For as long as any of us have been around, the canon — those books, plays, films and TV series — anointed as the most important of their kind — has been largely defined as white and male. This is a discussion on how we can make the canon more inclusive of women and people of color whose voices and experiences have been historically omitted from the cultural narratives.
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Sun, Feb 25
1:00 pm

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Discussions, February 25, 2018, 02/25/2018, Revising the Canon
Film |
A visually imaginative drama portraying love and loneliness in a beautiful and breathtaking way. The plot revolves around the highs and lows of an oddball romance with exuberant abandon: two introverted coworkers finding out by pure chance that they have the same dream every night. 116 min. Followed by a Q&A with the director.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Sun, Feb 25
2:00 pm

Free
Films, February 25, 2018, 02/25/2018, Ildikó Enyedi's On Body and Soul (2017): Oscar-Nominated Hungarian Film
Classical Music |
The North/South Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Max Lifchitz performs new works by Josh Henderson and Ching-chu Hu. Soprano Elizabeth Farnum will join the ensemble for a repeat performance of David Maves’ setting of John Donne’s The Captive.
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Sun, Feb 25
3:00 pm

$15 suggested donation
Concerts, February 25, 2018, 02/25/2018, The North/South Chamber Orchestra
Classical Music |
The program features the great repertoire of the organ on the 101-rank Pipe Organ built by Herman Schlicker and the 5 stop chamber organ built by Taylor and Boody Organ Builders. The Organ Meditation takes place every Sunday from Sept. 10, 2017 to May 27, 2018..
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Sun, Feb 25
4:00 pm

Free
Concerts, February 25, 2018, 02/25/2018, Sunday Afternoon Organ Meditation
Classical Music |
Program: Matthias Weckmann Wie liegt die Stadt so wüste
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Sun, Feb 25
5:00 pm

Free
Concerts, February 25, 2018, 02/25/2018, Bach Vespers
Concert |
Lukas Hasler is from Graz, Austria.
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Sun, Feb 25
5:15 pm

Free
Concerts, February 25, 2018, 02/25/2018, Organ Recital: Lukas Hasler
Talk |
Dmitry Raevsky tells about his recent expeditions to the Tangla Mountain range (East Nyenchen Tanglha in Nagqu Prefecture, Tibet, China), following the route of the Nicholas Roerich expedition in 1927–28. He claims to have located the famed Shambhala and presents his story of finding it, meeting with the Yeti, and other experiences.
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Sun, Feb 25
5:30 pm

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Talks, February 25, 2018, 02/25/2018, Locating Shambhala
Film |
Stars: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson. A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government. 116 min.
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Sun, Feb 25
6:00 pm

Free
Films, February 25, 2018, 02/25/2018, Steven Spielberg's The Post (2017): Exposing the Pentagon Papers
Jazz |
The Hendrik Helmer Trio is comprised of Geoff Burke, George Papageorge and Hendrik Helmer.
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Sun, Feb 25
7:00 pm

$5
Concerts, February 25, 2018, 02/25/2018, The Hendrik Helmer Trio
Book Reading |
As a childhood immigrant from Iran growing up in four countries, Arash Bayatmakou was no stranger to the unpredictability of life. But nothing could prepare him for waking up in a hospital bed unable to move his body. Faced with dire prognoses and the limitations of an outdated and unhelpful medical system, he shares his story of resilience, perseverance and the power of community, family, and love in allowing him to stand up on his feet.
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Sun, Feb 25
7:00 pm

Free
Book Readings, February 25, 2018, 02/25/2018, Arash Bayatmakou reads from his book Little Big Steps: (Re)Discovering Identity, Tackling the Healthcare System and Accomplishing the Unachievable
Comedy Club |
Bad news, everyone. Attempting to hook in audience members with their unique "local news" themed twist, Alex Ptak, Kevin Froleiks, and Carmen Lagala will be hosting some of the hottest line-ups in the city. An anonymous source was quoted as saying "Please go to church before. It's a hot stand-up comedy show." With: Mike Recine (Late Night with Conan O'Brien), Kath Barbadoro (Comedy Central), Jay Welch (Roast Battle at The Stand)
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Sun, Feb 25
7:00 pm

$5...
Comedy Clubs, February 25, 2018, 02/25/2018, Bad News: It's a Comedy Show
Tour |
You've seen the iconic skyscrapers, attended a Broadway show, visited Lady Liberty and relaxed in Central Park. Looking for a little more of the Big Apple? Maybe it's time to visit some of Manhattan's oldest and most enchanting historic districts. Take a relaxing stroll through SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown.
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Mon, Feb 26
9:45 am

Free
Tours, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown Tour
Film |
Stars: Jacob Tremblay, Owen Wilson, Izabela Vidovic. The incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time. 113 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Mon, Feb 26
11:00 am

Free
Films, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, Stephen Chbosky's Wonder (2017): Child with Differences
Tour |
A docent-led tour of items on display, drawn exclusively from the Library’s collections, exploring the breadth and significance of this pivotal era. The tour last approximately 45 minutes and covers highlights of the show.
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Mon, Feb 26
12:30 pm

Free
Tours, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, You Say You Want a Revolution: Remembering the 60s: Guided Tour of the Exhibition
Concert |
Take a 30-minute break for your soul. Organist: Bryan Dunnewald, Assistant Organist, Wanamaker Grand Court Organ, Philadelphia
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Mon, Feb 26
12:30 pm

Free
Concerts, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, Lunchtime Organ Recital
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.
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Mon, Feb 26
1:00 pm

Free
Tours, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, Federal Reserve Bank Tour
Tour |
Join this tour to learn more about the history, architecture, and sculpture of Columbia and the Morningside Heights campus. Whether you're an amateur New York City historian or visiting campus for the first time, you will leave the tour knowing more about our storied past. Given that the tour route is outdoors, please be aware that tours are occasionally suspended due to inclement weather.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Mon, Feb 26
1:00 pm

Free
Tours, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, Guided Historical Tour of the Columbia University Campus
Workshop |
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.
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Mon, Feb 26
1:00 pm

$10 suggested donation
Workshops, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, Lunchtime Meditation
Classical Music |
Program: Bach: Erhöhtes Fleisch und Blut, BWV 173 Erwünschtes Freudenlicht, BWV 184 Trinity Baroque Orchestra and soloists from The Choir of Trinity Wall Street: Molly Netter, Madeline Healey, Melissa Attebury, Clifton Massey, Timothy Hodges, Brian Giebler, Paul An, and Edmund Milly; Julian Wachner, conductor
   New York City, NY; NYC
Mon, Feb 26
1:00 pm

Free
Concerts, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, Bach at One Concert
Film |
Celebrated contemporary Argentinian author Ricardo Piglia is the subject of Andrés Di Tella’s fascinating portrait film. Rejecting a conventional style, Di Tella created a more intimate approach by encouraging his friend’s recollections about his life and art by asking him to look back through the 327 diaries he had recorded since the age of sixteen. 76 min. With a Q&A with Andrés Di Tella, hosted and moderated by Deirdre Boyle, Associate Professor in the School of Media Studies.
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Mon, Feb 26
1:00 pm

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Films, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, Andrés Di Tella's 327 Notebooks (2015): Documentary on Argentinian Author Ricardo Piglia
City Walk |
It is here, as much as anywhere, where American history started. It's where the first US Congress assembled and produced the Bill of Rights and where President George Washington took his first oath of office. It's here where the world's most important stock exchange and one of the most famous bridges stand. And it is here where an unspeakable tragedy took place and where a rebirth is underway.
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Mon, Feb 26
2:00 pm

Free
City Walks, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, Lower Manhattan Tour
Film |
Stars: Diahann Carroll, James Earl Jones, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs. In the 1970s Harlem, garbage collector Roop feels intimidated by the idea of dating Claudine who is a single mother of six on welfare. 92 min.
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Mon, Feb 26
2:00 pm

Free
Films, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, John Berry's Claudine (1974): Harlem Love Affair
Film |
Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance. Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. 106 min.
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Mon, Feb 26
3:00 pm

Free
Films, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk (2017): Famous WW2 Rescue
Workshop |
This class provides an overview of patent concepts, including the 3 kinds of patents, and a comparision with other types of intellectual property protection. It covers the basic requirements for obtaining a United States patent. It emphasizes patent search, particularly by going beyond simple keyword searching to search by patent classification with the free search tools available from the US Patent andTrademark Office and the European Patent Office.
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Mon, Feb 26
3:15 pm

Free
Workshops, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, Introduction to Patents
Tour |
A docent-led tour of items on display, drawn exclusively from the Library’s collections, exploring the breadth and significance of this pivotal era. The tour last approximately 45 minutes and covers highlights of the show.
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Mon, Feb 26
3:30 pm

Free
Tours, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, You Say You Want a Revolution: Remembering the 60s: Guided Tour of the Exhibition
Lecture |
Biological insights from epigenomics can help us better understand how social factors ‘get under the skin’ to affect disease outcomes and pattern health disparities. This systems science approach linking ecological, biological, and social research can support the design of more effective health interventions for persistent health disparities. Addressing vulnerability in population health allows for effective communication of findings from social epidemiology to health practitioners, policymakers, communities. Speaker Yi-Ching Ong is Associate Research Scholar and Lecturer at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.
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Mon, Feb 26
5:00 pm

Free
Lectures, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, Vulnerability and Health
Workshop |
Bring a towel or an exercise mat. Come in comfortable clothing.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Mon, Feb 26
5:30 pm

Free
Workshops, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, Body Blast: Dance and Sculpt
Film |
Stars: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard. Bonnie Parker, a bored waitress falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, robbing cars and banks. 111 min.
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Mon, Feb 26
6:00 pm

Free
Films, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, Arthur Penn's Bonnie and Clyde (1967): Oscar-Winning Biopic
Book Reading |
Joshua B. Freeman, Distinguished Professor of History, Queens College, in conversation with Steven Greenhouse, Former Labor Reporter, New York Times.
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Mon, Feb 26
6:00 pm

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Book Readings, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, Joshua B. Freeman discusses his book Behemoth: The Factory and the Making of the Modern World
Concert |
A monthly series where we introduce you to new music by an emerging Broadway composer/ lyricist with performances by Broadway vocalists in partnership with Arts and Artists of Tomorrow.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Mon, Feb 26
6:00 pm

Free
Concerts, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, Broadway’s Future: Lee Tannen
Discussion |
A focus on climate change and its implications, particularly the unequal and devastating impacts on the most vulnerable and least responsible communities around the globe. Jainey Bavishi, Director of the NYC Office of Recovery and Resiliency, joins Michelle DePass, Director of the Tishman Environment and Design Center and Dean of the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy, to discuss the importance of climate action, how to create just solutions for climate change problems, and the role of government and civil society in achieving climate justice.      
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Mon, Feb 26
6:00 pm

Free
Discussions, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, Disrupt Climate Injustice
Lecture |
We often make our thoughts clear to ourselves in the process of putting them into words. In this lecture I introduce a new puzzle about this process—one that’s reminiscent of the famous paradox about inquiry in Plato’s Meno. The puzzle is that, on the one hand, coming to know what we're thinking seems to require finding words that would express our thought; yet, on the other hand, finding such words seems to require already knowing what we're thinking. Lecturer Eli Alshanetsky is a Mellon postdoctoral fellow at the Stanford Humanities Center.
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Mon, Feb 26
6:00 pm

Free
Lectures, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, Making Our Thoughts Clear: The Role of Language in the Pursuit of Self-Knowledge
Discussion |
The history of theater in Harlem has been long and illustrious. This free-ranging conversation will touch upon the legacies of theater companies that include W.E.B. Du Bois and Regina Anderson’s KRIGWA; and Langston Hughes and Louise Thompson’s Suitcase Theater on the development of successive companies that include those developed by Amiri Baraka, Gertrude Jennette, Barbara Ann Teer, Voza Rivers, and Jamal Joseph.
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Mon, Feb 26
6:30 pm

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Discussions, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, Theater Talks: Theater-In-Black in Harlem
Discussion |
Race is inscribed in every detail of our lives, determining where and how we live, speak, write, move, sense, and encounter one another. So it stands to reason that the technologies that mediate, as Ta-Nehisi Coates might say, “between the world and me,” are also generated by the constraints and expectations of race. In this conversation, Charlton McIlwain (Associate Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication and author of the forthcoming book with Oxford, Black Software: The Internet and Racial Justice, From the Afronet to Black Lives Matter and Stephanie Dinkins (Artist and Associate Professor of Art at Stony Brook University) discuss what artificial intelligence, big data, hashtags, Internet memes, and digital assistants tell us about being Black in the 21st century—and what they might portend for our future.
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Mon, Feb 26
6:30 pm

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Discussions, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, Coding While Black: Artificial Intelligence, Computing, and Data an a Racialized World
Lecture |
The world faces a water crisis, with the United Nations predicting a 40% global water deficit by 2030. Recent water struggles in the United States, from Standing Rock to Flint to California’s droughts, exemplify a broader cultural politics whereby group s come to understand and assess one another through their relations to water. In the Florida Everglades, the world’s largest ecosystem restoration project is underway and has as its policy goal “getting the water right.” There, as across America, political analysis focus on so-called stakeholders and interest groups.  This presentation brings together two twenty-first-century examples of everyday politics in a mostly drained rural region of the Florida Everglades: the headline-grabbing proposed buyout of a major sugar corporation by the State of Florida for purposes of Everglades restoration; and a major Seminole Tribe of Florida water conservation project. The economist A.O. Hirschman, in his influential book The Passions and the Interests (1977), explained how early proponents of capitalism struggled to reconcile the relationship of passions to interests. The political anthropology of interests presented in this lecture highlights their production and (in)commensuration in relation to water and capitalism. The goal is to think through and, hopefully, beyond the passion for “interests” in scholarly and popular understandings of American political life.  
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Mon, Feb 26
6:30 pm

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Lectures, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, Passions for Interests: Water and Rural Political Belonging in America
Film |
A highly controversial documentary on corruption in the Central African Republic. Armed with hidden cameras and black-market diplomatic credentials, film-maker Mads Brügger transforms himself into an outlandish caricature of a European-African consul. As he immerses himself in the life-threatening underworld of nefarious bureaucrats, Brügger encounters blood diamond smuggling, bribery, and even murder.
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Films, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, Mads Brügger's The Ambassador (2011): Corruption the the Central African Repblic
Film |
The first film dedicated to the men who conceived some of the most remarkable and visionary car designs of the 20th Century. The designers of an era that many call the Italian Automotive Renaissance. It features a series of interviews of leading men of the field accompanied with stellar imagery of their projects and cars, shot to capture the finest detail and emotion. Their story is kept alive, burgeoning with the passion of thousands of ardent followers and enthusiasts. It is a film that celebrates true creativity, passion and beauty. 52 min. In Italian with English subtitles
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Mon, Feb 26
6:30 pm

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Films, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, Gianluca Migliarotti's Driving Dreams (2016): Dazzling Italian Cars
Staged Reading |
Paris, 1873. Emile Zola turns to his philosophical mentor scientist Claude Bernard to help save his stage production of Therese Raquin. Big mistake. Written by Robert Lyons.
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Mon, Feb 26
7:00 pm

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Staged Readings, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, Zola's Laboratory: Writer in Trouble
Party |
Hosted by Internet Celebrities’ Dallas Penn, Urbanime will preview its highly anticipated graphic novel, Relic. The night will feature a panel discussion/Q&A with the creators of the comic moderated by Dallas. The night will be rounded out with a listening session of music from the Relic EP (featuring music by the Underachievers, Taylor Bennet, Melo Makes Music) and a DJ set by Greg Poole. .
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Partys, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, The Relic Launch Party
Concert |
PROGRAM: JOHN ORFE: Dowland Remix PELLE GUDMUNDSEN-HOLMGREEN: Song Play Company SALVATORE SCIARRINO: Le Voci Sottovetro Founded by Mannes faculty composer Lowell Liebermann, MACE (The Mannes American Composers Ensemble) is a large ensemble which focuses on the music of living American composers. MACE not only presents works by iconic American masters such as John Adams and Elliott Carter, but also cutting-edge works by up and coming composers. The ensemble aims to embrace as broad a view possible of the incredibly diverse and vital landscape of contemporary American Music. This concert will be conducted by Alan Pierson.  
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Concerts, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, The Mannes American Composers Ensemble
Lecture |
Below is the description of the lecture on the College's site: From the beginning, art has been imperialism’s preferred terrain. Much has been written about the impoverishment of different cultures whose artistic treasures were expropriated to enrich Western aristocracies and embellish Western museums. What will be the meaning of modern art if we consider this plunder its origin? Speaker Ariella Azoulay is a Professor of Modern Culture and Media and Comparative Literature at Brown University, a film essayist, and an independent curator of archives and exhibitions.
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Mon, Feb 26
7:30 pm

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Lectures, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, Plunder: The Origins of Modern Art
Dance Performance |
A free, high visibility low-tech forum for experimentation, emerging ideas and works-in-progress held in the Fall and Spring seasons. Artists are selected by a rotating committee of peer artists, and join Movement Research Artists-In-Residence and international guests each season in performing at the historic Judson Memorial Church. Featuring: Laurel Atwell, Jasmine Hearn, Millie Kapp & Matt Shalzi, Shannon Yu
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Mon, Feb 26
8:00 pm

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Dance Performances, February 26, 2018, 02/26/2018, Experiments in Dance
City Walk |
This is a 3-hour tour that begins with a walk over the Brooklyn Bridge, an icon of New York City for over 125 years, with spectacular views of Manhattan and Brooklyn. The tour then moves on to a stroll of Brooklyn Heights, America’s and New York City’s first suburb. The tour then explores the neighborhood DUMBO before ending at the Fulton Ferry landing.
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Tue, Feb 27
9:30 am

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City Walks, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights and Dumbo Tour
Workshop |
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.
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9:30 am

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Workshops, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Kundalini Yoga
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The former slum district of NYC’s Lower East Side is one of the most iconic and historically significant neighborhoods in the world. Even though times have changed, this one time immigrant haven still boasts the character and charm of yore — if you know where to look. This unique walking tour compares images and stories of yesterday with today and offers unparalleled insight into the evolution of a neighborhood now popular for its trendy boutiques, hotels and restaurants.
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Tue, Feb 27
10:00 am

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City Walks, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Lower East Side Walking Tour
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In 1799, a prosperous New York merchant named Archibald Gracie built a country house overlooking a bend in the East River, five miles north of the then-New York City limits. Little did he know that, more than 200 years later, his home would be serving as the official residence of the First Family of New York City - a place where history is made, not merely recorded. As a historic house museum run by the Parks Department, sitting on 11 acres of grounds now known as Carl Schurz Park, Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942. Today, Gracie Mansion is occupied by the de Blasio family, which has opened its doors in the spirit of the administration's motto: one city, rising together. In keeping with that theme, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray have introduced a new art installation, titled “Windows on the City: Looking Out at Gracie’s New York.” Tours take place at 10am, 11am, 2pm, and 3pm.
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Tue, Feb 27
10:00 am

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Tours, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Tour of Gracie Mansion, Home of New York's Mayors
Film |
Stars: Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Irrfan Khan. When Robert Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Dr. Sienna Brooks, and together they must race across Europe against the clock to foil a deadly global plot. 121 min.
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Tue, Feb 27
11:30 am

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Films, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Ron Howard's Inferno (2016): International Intrigue
Book Reading |
What is worth dying for? While the world watched the uprising on the Maidan as an episode in geopolitics, those in Ukraine during the extraordinary winter of 2013–14 lived the revolution as an existential transformation: the blurring of night and day, the loss of a sense of time, the sudden disappearance of fear, the imperative to make choices. In this lyrical and intimate book, Marci Shore evokes the human face of the Ukrainian Revolution.
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Tue, Feb 27
12:00 pm

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Book Readings, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Marci Shore discusses her book The Ukrainian Night: An Intimate History of Revolution
Jazz |
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.
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12:00 pm

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Concerts, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Dixieland Jazz with the Gotham Jazzmen
Film |
Stars: Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas. A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years. 204 min.
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Tue, Feb 27
12:00 pm

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Films, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner 2049 (2017): Dystopic Sequel
Book Reading |
Situations in which no official diplomatic relations or recognition exist between belligerent parties, especially conflicts between a state and a non-state actor, pose major challenges to modern diplomacy. They suggest a need for actors who can serve as a diplomatic avant-garde. This book identifies a diplomatic pattern in which breakthroughs occur through cooperative work between two types of actors: unofficial citizen diplomats and key figures in intelligence bodies.
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Tue, Feb 27
12:15 pm

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Book Readings, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Lior Lehrs discusses his book The Peacenik and the Spook as the Diplomatic Avant-Garde
Classical Music |
The keyboard works of Bach offered in 30-minute meditations. Bach at Noon concerts takes place Tuesdays through Fridays, from September 12, 2017 to May 23, 2018.
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Tue, Feb 27
12:20 pm

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Concerts, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Bach at Noon
Lecture |
Franz Baumann, Visiting Research Professor at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences International Relations Program, will discuss the governance challenge of climate change action.
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Tue, Feb 27
12:30 pm

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Lectures, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, The Governance Challenge of Climate Change Action
Tour |
A docent-led tour of items on display, drawn exclusively from the Library’s collections, exploring the breadth and significance of this pivotal era. The tour last approximately 45 minutes and covers highlights of the show.
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Tue, Feb 27
12:30 pm

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Tours, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, You Say You Want a Revolution: Remembering the 60s: Guided Tour of the Exhibition
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.
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Tue, Feb 27
1:00 pm

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Tours, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Federal Reserve Bank Tour
Tour |
You've seen the iconic skyscrapers, attended a Broadway show, visited Lady Liberty and relaxed in Central Park. Looking for a little more of the Big Apple? Maybe it's time to visit some of Manhattan's oldest and most enchanting historic districts. Take a relaxing stroll through SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown.
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Tue, Feb 27
2:00 pm

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Tours, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown Tour
Workshop |
Newspapers are abundant sources of genealogical and local history information. This class introduces researchers to the multiple uses of historical newspapers in the numerous microfilm and digital collections available at NYPL.
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Tue, Feb 27
2:00 pm

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Workshops, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Genealogy Essentials: Newspapers in Genealogy Research
Workshop |
Here’s your chance to experience the ballerina in each of us. Learn basic ballet steps and experience the joy of dancing in a class that combines ballet and exercise specifically for older adults. You’ll have fun as you dance and see for yourself the benefits of ballet for good balance, agility and grace. Wear comfortable clothes and be ready to have fun.  Come for the whole month or just drop in. No experience necessary.   About the instructor: Jennifer Grambs, trained in both ballet and exercise for older adults, will show you how ballet helps us feel fit, not only in class, but everyday as we travel the sidewalks of New York City.
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Tue, Feb 27
2:00 pm

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Workshops, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Ballet Exercise Class for Adults
Book Discussion |
The Gap of Time by Jeanette Winterson - In this retelling of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale, we move from London, a city reeling after the 2008 financial crisis, to a storm-ravaged American city called New Bohemia. The story is one of childhood friendship, money, status, technology and the elliptical nature of time.
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Tue, Feb 27
3:00 pm

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Book Discussions, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Book Discussion Group
Workshop |
An annuity is an insurance-like investment that has many distinct characteristics when compared to traditional investments such as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Matthew A. DelPriore explains what an annuity is and how it may or may not fit in with your personal financial planning needs. Learn about tax treatment, income needs, death benefit needs, and the various types of annuity riders and features.             
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Tue, Feb 27
3:00 pm

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Workshops, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Money Matters: Annuities 101
Tour |
A docent-led tour of items on display, drawn exclusively from the Library’s collections, exploring the breadth and significance of this pivotal era. The tour last approximately 45 minutes and covers highlights of the show.
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Tue, Feb 27
3:30 pm

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Tours, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, You Say You Want a Revolution: Remembering the 60s: Guided Tour of the Exhibition
Lecture |
What kinds of urban forms and architectural aesthetic did 'actually-existing' Soviet socialism produce, which other types of political system could not have? How were these forms and aesthetics, styles and shapes linked to types of rhetoric, ways of speaking, economic logics, modes of everyday behaviour, which were also unique to the socialist world? Which of these styles, shapes, moods and modalities have survived the collapse of the socialist regimes in 1989-1991; and how do they continue to reproduce themselves and mutate into new norms and forms of existence - new types of normality - in the 'wild capitalist' East European cities of today and tomorrow? This talk will delve into the progressive potentials and reactionary pitfalls of still-, zombie- and mutant-socialism, with particular (but not exclusive) reference to Warsaw's Stalin-era skyscraper, the Palace of Culture and Science. Three decades following the collapse of its guarantor regime, the Palace continues to loom, with increasing intensity, over the social, psychopathological, symbolic and aesthetic lives of its host city. Speaker: Michał Murawski, University of London.
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Tue, Feb 27
5:00 pm

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Lectures, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Warsaw's Mounting Obsession with Its Stalinist Skyscraper
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Cozy up and unwind with your favorite films under the palm trees. Free popcorn and comfy seats provided - arrive early. 5:15PM: DJ Set 7:00PM: Screening Cool Runnings - When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team. With John Candy, Leon, Doug E. Doug.
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Tue, Feb 27
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Films, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Pictures Under the Palms: Cool Runnings (1993)
Concert |
On their second U.S. tour, Cuban early music ensemble Ars Longa presents a program centered around villancicos of celebrated eighteenth century Cuban maestro de capilla Esteban Salas alongside baroque works from Bolivia.
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Tue, Feb 27
6:00 pm

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Concerts, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Ars Longa: Baroque Music from Cuba and the New World
Book Reading |
This inspiring, honest, uproarious collection of essays traces Sebastian Maniscalco’s career from playing boxing rings and bowling alleys to reaching the pinnacles of comedy success. Restrictions may apply.  Call store for details.
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Tue, Feb 27
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Book Readings, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Sebastian Maniscalco discusses his book Stay Hungry
Book Reading |
Militarized police officers with tanks and drones. Pervasive government surveillance and profiling. Social media that distract and track us. All of these, contends Bernard Harcourt, are facets of a new and radical governing paradigm in the United States–one rooted in the modes of warfare originally developed to suppress anticolonial revolutions and, more recently, to prosecute the war on terror.
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Tue, Feb 27
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Book Readings, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Bernard Harcourt discusses his book The Counterrevolution: How Our Government Went to War Against Its Own Citizens
Workshop |
Sahaja Meditation is a holistic approach to living in balance. The simple technique gives the experience of inner silence, calm, and contentment. Sahaja Meditation is an inner yoga (connection), meaning no mental or physical effort is required. Whatever the issue facing us—frustration, anger, anxiety, bad habits, loneliness—Sahaja Meditation awakens a vibrant energy within each of us that empowers us to achieve our genuine self-expression and fulfillment .
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Workshops, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Meditation at the Library
Discussion |
The quest to design digital and real solutions to environmental problems will be the theme of three interdisciplinary presentations crossing the boundaries of the humanities, architecture, and engineering. With: Louise Harpman, Associate Professor, Gallatin School of Individualized Study Mitchell Joachim, Associate Professor of Practice, Gallatin School of Individualized Study Peder Anker, Associate Professor, Gallatin School of Individualized Study
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Discussions, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Urban Digital Humanities: Design and Sustainability
Workshop |
In today’s constantly connected world, bringing some calm to a crowded mind can be difficult. Meditating for just a few minutes a day can make you happier, healthier, and reduce the stress of daily life. Our simple, convenient approach is rooted in history, based in science and comes with some serious benefits. Experience the many benefits of meditation firsthand.
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Tue, Feb 27
6:00 pm

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Workshops, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Journey Meditation
Book Discussion |
Discuss the book by Junot Diaz.
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Tue, Feb 27
6:15 pm

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Book Discussions, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Library Book Group: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Book Reading |
Following the lead of her own ancestors, Kendra Field, Assistant Professor of History at Tufts, chronicles the westward migration of freedom’s first generation in the fifty years after emancipation. Drawing on decades of archival research and family lore within and beyond the United States, Field traces their journey out of the South to Indian Territory, where they participated in the development of black and black Indian towns and settlements.
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Tue, Feb 27
6:30 pm

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Book Readings, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Kendra Field discusses her book Growing Up with the Country: Family, Race, and Nation after the Civil War
Lecture |
Presented by Dr. William Seraile, Professor Emeritus at Lehman College. Seraile taught African American history for 36 years and is the author of several books including Angels of Mercy: White Women and the History of New York's Colored Orphan Asylum. Founded by a group of affluent white women in 1836, the Asylum sheltered and educated thousands of African-American children. After its original building was destroyed by a white mob in the 1863 Draft Riots, a new one was built at 143rd street and Amsterdam Avenue. Seraile will talk about how the organization's history sheds light on the changing conditions of African Americans in NY from the abolition of slavery in 1827 through the mid 20th century.
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Tue, Feb 27
6:30 pm

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Lectures, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, The History of New York's Colored Orphan Asylum
Poetry Reading |
Writer and musician David Grubbs presents a reading from his forthcoming book-length poem Now that the audience is assembled (Duke University Press) followed by a set of music for solo electric guitar from his recent album Creep Mission (Drag City).
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Tue, Feb 27
6:30 pm

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Poetry Readings, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Poetry Forum: David Grubbs
Talk |
Leonard Marcus is one of the world’s leading authorities on children’s books and their illustration. He is the author of more than 20 pioneering books in his field including Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom. He is also the editor of the recently published Maurice Sendak: A Celebration of the Artist and His Work.
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Talks, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Writing for Children & Young Adults Forum: Leonard Marcus
Discussion |
Noted journalist Carol Jenkins (host of Black America on CUNY-TV) explores the recent cultural conversation about sexual misconduct, #metoo, and the shifting power dynamics in society. Why is this movement happening now, has it gone too far—or not far enough—and will there be lasting systemic changes? Have we truly moved from a moment to a movement? Leading writers and thinkers with different points of view join Jenkins in this much-needed dialogue.
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Tue, Feb 27
6:30 pm

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Discussions, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Sexism, Misogyny, and Patriarchy: Where Do We Go from Here?
Film |
Stars: Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak, Eleanor Parker. A strung-out junkie deals with a demoralizing drug addiction while his crippled wife and card sharks pull him down. 119 min.
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Tue, Feb 27
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Films, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Otto Preminger'sThe Man with the Golden Arm (1955): Junkie's Spiral
Lecture |
Keila Grinberg, Andrés Bello Chair Professor for Spring 2018, will devote her first public lecture to the ways in which the presence of Brazilian slavery and the illegal enslavement of women and children on the border between Brazil and Uruguay affected international relations between the countries of the La Plata region in the nineteenth century. Reception to follow.
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Tue, Feb 27
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Lectures, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Slavery, Illegal Enslavement and International Conflicts in 19th-Century South America
Discussion |
At the extremes of history and technology, how might antiquity’s abaton and the astronaut’s space capsule inform the contemporary sleep experience? An astronauts' sleep is as vital to their own health as it is to the well-being of all of the crew members and ultimately, their mission success. Examining the physiological and psychological stressors for humans living in micro-gravity environments,  Michael Morris will discuss a multitude of factors and design considerations for sleeping berths in future deep space habitats. Using ancient Egyptian color cures as her point of departure, color scientist Gillian C. Rose will discuss the historic and medicinal uses of color, light temperature and the body’s circadian rhythms on human sleep and the constructed environment.
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Discussions, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Sleeping in Outer Space
Tue, Feb 27
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Screenings, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, A premiere episode of late night show followed by discussion with the cast
Book Signing |
As a prominent woman juggling many roles, Maria Shriver knows just how surprising, unpredictable, and stressful everyday life can be. In this moving and powerful book, she shares inspiring quotes, prayers, and reflections designed to get readers thinking, get them feeling, get them laughing, and help them in their journey to what she calls The Open Field—a place of acceptance, purpose, and passion—a place of joy. Restrictions apply.  Call store for details.
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Tue, Feb 27
7:00 pm

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Book Signings, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Maria Shriver signs copies of her book I've Been Thinking. . .Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life
Book Reading |
Cognitive scientist and public intellectual Steven Pinker makes the case for reason, science, and humanism: the ideals we need to confront our problems and continue our progress. Restrictions apply. Call store for details.
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Tue, Feb 27
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Book Readings, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Steven Pinker discusses his book Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
Workshop |
This is an introductory meditation classes were featured in New York Magazine’s top picks (4 stars). Each session is intended to stand alone, attendence at previous sessions is not required. Room is set up with both meditation floor mats and traditional western chairs with back support. No special clothing or equipment is necessary.
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Workshops, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Introduction to Meditation
Discussion |
Originating in theater, the concept of the “fourth wall” refers to the plane through which a viewer experiences a traditional staged production. When an actor shatters the illusion of reality by acknowledging the audience’s presence—often by directly addressing the viewers—that is known as “breaking the fourth wall.” The term has come to be used for similar behavior by characters in movies, TV shows and, of course, comics. From at least as early as Richard Outcault and The Yellow Kid, through Stan Lee addressing his readers in the captions of classic Marvel Comics stories, to Robert Crumb and Harvey Pekar literally speaking to their readers, comics shares—and celebrates—the potential of narrative arts to create and destroy (sometimes simultaneously) the illusion of reality that its stories work so hard to create. Raised by a theater set-painter father, comics innovator Will Eisner was part of this long tradition of fourth wall breaking.
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Discussions, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Breaking Fourth Walls Since 1940 (If Not Earlier) On Comics Innovator Will Eisner
Book Reading |
From one of the fiercest critics writing today, Morgan Jerkins' highly-anticipated collection of linked essays interweaves her incisive commentary on pop culture, feminism, black history, misogyny, and racism with her own experiences to confront the very real challenges of being a black woman today.
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Book Readings, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Morgan Jerkins discusses her book This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America
Dance Performance |
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: Alexis Steeves Michael Freeman Feng Jiang
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Dance Performances, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Dance Works-in-Progress
Staged Reading |
Murder by cyanide. Government-poisoned liquor. A flapper named Lipstick and a toxicologist named Gettler are New York’s best hope in this Prohibition-era caper. Written by Kristin Idaszak.
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Tue, Feb 27
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Staged Readings, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, The Surest Poison: Prohibition-Era Caper
Book Reading |
Jorge Ramos, an Emmy award-winning journalist, Univision’s longtime anchorman and widely considered the “voice of the voiceless” within the Latino community, was forcefully removed from an Iowa press conference in 2015 by then-candidate Donald Trump after trying to ask about his plans on immigration.
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Book Readings, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Jorge Ramos discusses his book Stranger: The Challenge of a Latino Immigrant in the Trump Era
Book Reading |
Two-time Booker Prize-winning author Peter Carey gives us a wildly exuberant, wily new novel that circumnavigates 1954 Australia, revealing as much about the country/continent as it does about three audacious individuals who take part in the infamous 10,000-mile race, the Redex Trial.
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Tue, Feb 27
7:00 pm

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Book Readings, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Peter Carey reads from his book A Long Way from Home
Classical Music |
David Briggs, organist. Works by J.S. Bach, Haydn, Briggs, Franck, and Dukas. The program concludes with an improvised Symphony in Four Movements on themes submitted by the audience.
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Tue, Feb 27
7:30 pm

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Concerts, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Organ Works by Bach, Haydn, Franck
Concert |
Grammy Award-nominated pianist pianist Claudia Knafo has captivated audiences here and abroad with her distinctive programming and her passionate artistry.
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7:30 pm

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Concerts, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Faculty Recital: Claudia Knafo, piano
Tue, Feb 27
7:30 pm

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Concerts, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Blues with a Twist
Tue, Feb 27
9:30 pm

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Concerts, February 27, 2018, 02/27/2018, Blues with a Twist
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The 3-hour walking and subway tour covers the Financial District including Wall Street and the World Trade Center, SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown. These are neighborhoods that simply can’t be fully appreciated from a bus. There will be one or two opportunities to sample tasty treats.
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Wed, Feb 28
9:30 am

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Tours, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Downtown Manhattan 3-Hour Tour
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Learn mindfulness techniques that bring relaxation and effortless focus to challenging situations and relationships.  Mindfulness is the practice of bringing full, non-judgmental awareness to the present moment.  The struggle of searching for a job can be overwhelming at times.  See if the practice of mindfulness meditation and some easy to use on-the-spot techniques can help you during these challenging times. Instructor Laura Jackson has been practising Zen meditation for 12 years and is a UCLA-trained mindfulness facilitator.
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Wed, Feb 28
10:30 am

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Workshops, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Mindfulness for Job Seekers
Lecture |
More than 300 Indonesians were arrested in 2017 for alleged LGBT-associated behavior, and countless others were intimidated and harassed. Already, several have been convicted under the Pornography Law and sent to prison. Andreas Harsono will explore whether this trend is related to the rise of Islamic populism and more sharia-inspired regulations in Indonesia. He also will ask what the Joko Widodo government is doing to stop this discrimination.  Andreas Harsono has been the senior Indonesian researcher for Human Rights Watch since 2008. He has also had a long career as a journalist and he has written several books about Indonesia. His next book is Islam, Race and Power: Democratization and Violence in post-Suharto Indonesia.
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Wed, Feb 28
11:00 am

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Lectures, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Rising Discrimination Against the LGBT Community in Indonesia
Film |
Stars: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier. The black sheep of a family and the local minister discover their true vocations during the Revolutionary War. 83 min.
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Wed, Feb 28
11:15 am

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Films, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Guy Hamilton's The Devil's Disciple (1959): Revolutionary War Drama
Lecture |
Seeking to explain the survival of her children and grandchildren, Esther Stermer of Borszczów declared in her memoir: “Our family in particular would not let the Germans have their way easily. We had vigor, ingenuity, and determination to survive. Above all our family would stand together. When one of us was in danger, the others could not cower to escape. They proved their personal strength and character, time and again”.  But what role did family solidarity actually play in their survival? And what were the limits of it in the survival strategies that other Jews in Eastern Galicia employed? Based on testimonies, diaries, memoirs and oral interviews, this lecture considers the family networks which could increase individual and group survival. It examines how family members managed to evade capture and deportation by relying on the intervention and support of close, distant and surrogate relatives. Lecturer Natalia Aleksiun is Associate Professor of Modern Jewish History at Touro College, Graduate School of Jewish Studies, New York.
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Wed, Feb 28
12:00 pm

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Lectures, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Family Networks and Surviving the Holocaust in Eastern Europe
Classical Music |
The keyboard works of Bach offered in 30-minute meditations. Bach at Noon concerts takes place Tuesdays through Fridays, from September 12, 2017 to May 23, 2018.
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Wed, Feb 28
12:20 pm

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Concerts, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Bach at Noon
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A docent-led tour of items on display, drawn exclusively from the Library’s collections, exploring the breadth and significance of this pivotal era. The tour last approximately 45 minutes and covers highlights of the show.
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Wed, Feb 28
12:30 pm

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Tours, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, You Say You Want a Revolution: Remembering the 60s: Guided Tour of the Exhibition
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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.
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Wed, Feb 28
1:00 pm

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Tours, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Federal Reserve Bank Tour
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Join this tour to learn more about the history, architecture, and sculpture of Columbia and the Morningside Heights campus. Whether you're an amateur New York City historian or visiting campus for the first time, you will leave the tour knowing more about our storied past. Given that the tour route is outdoors, please be aware that tours are occasionally suspended due to inclement weather.
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Wed, Feb 28
1:00 pm

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Tours, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Guided Historical Tour of the Columbia University Campus
Jazz |
Program: Round Midnight (solo) Windows Someday My Prince Will Come Pike’s Place Beatrice Joy Spring Fall Tidal This Is New Somewhere Along the Coastline (Solo/Duo) John Melendez, jazz pianist.
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Wed, Feb 28
1:00 pm

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Concerts, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Student Jazz Piano Recital
Screening |
Bharata Natyam and Odissi practitioner and dance historian Rajika Puri will showcase clips on Indian Classical Dance.
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Wed, Feb 28
1:00 pm

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Screenings, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Dance on Film: Indian Classical Dance
Workshop |
This class introduces savings and budget concepts: Review banks and banking products, including debit and credit cards, and how to reduce indebtedness. The class also introduces investment principles. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
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Wed, Feb 28
1:15 pm

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Workshops, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Life Skills: Budgeting, Credit, & Debt
Park Walk |
Once described as the lungs of the city, Central Park brings a breath of fresh air to New York's crowded urban terrain. What started out as the rocky and desolate northern fringes of a rapidly expanding city is today among the world's most famous and beloved public parks. With over 843 acres of meadows, hills, ball fields and bodies of water, it's impossible not to find something to enjoy in Central Park.
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Wed, Feb 28
2:00 pm

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Park Walks, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Central Park Tour - Lower Section
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Bill Wurtzel is a renowned guitarist with the experience to play jazz that fits any event or venue. He has performed worldwide with many great jazz artists. Wurtzel's groups have played for countless private affairs featuring mainstream jazz and the Great American Songbook. He is a member of local 802 and is a director of the Jazz Foundation of America.
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Wed, Feb 28
2:00 pm

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Concerts, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, The Bill Wurtzel Trio
Workshop |
Whether you want to learn key words and phrases for travel or build up fluency for school and work, these beginner-classes resources will make learning French practical, easy, and fun.
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Wed, Feb 28
2:00 pm

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Workshops, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Beginners Class: French
Tour |
A docent-led tour of items on display, drawn exclusively from the Library’s collections, exploring the breadth and significance of this pivotal era. The tour last approximately 45 minutes and covers highlights of the show.
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Wed, Feb 28
3:30 pm

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Tours, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, You Say You Want a Revolution: Remembering the 60s: Guided Tour of the Exhibition
Lecture |
Professor Natalie Jeremijenko directs the Environmental Health Clinic and is an Associate Professor in the Visual Art Department and is affiliated with the Computer Science Dept and Environmental Studies program. She will discuss design experiments for the rebuilding of Houston and how to create porous cities.
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Wed, Feb 28
5:00 pm

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Lectures, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Design Experiments for the Rebuilding of Houston and Other Disaster Cities
Discussion |
The commodification of housing and neighborhoods has increasingly produced alienation and anxiety across low-and moderate-income communities in large cities. As a response, grassroots and nonprofit groups have organized and demanded community-control over housing and neighborhood restructuring processes. Some cities have acknowledged these claims, as it is the case of New York City and Barcelona. This panel aims to discuss progressive housing development policies and approaches envisioned and implemented to guarantee permanent affordable housing in these two cities. Particular attention is given to community-led systems such as Community Land Trusts and policy instruments creating non-speculative housing. The panel intends opening up a discussion among proponents of these models, on its opportunities and challenges.  
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Discussions, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Community Land Trusts and Other Permanently Affordable Housing Options in NYC and Barcelona
Book Reading |
Who makes your clothes? This used to be an easy question to answer: it was the seamstress next door, or the tailor on the high street - or you made them yourself. Today we rarely know the origins of the clothes hanging in our closets. The local shoemaker, dressmaker and milliner are long gone, replaced by a globalised fashion industry worth $1.5 trillion a year. In Wardrobe Crisis, fashion journalist Clare Press explores the history and ethics behind what we wear. Putting her insider status to good use, Press examines the entire fashion ecosystem, from sweatshops to haute couture, unearthing the roots of today’s buy-and-discard culture. She traces the origins of icons like Chanel, Dior and Hermès; charts the rise and fall of the department store; and follows the thread that led us from Marie Antoinette to Carrie Bradshaw.
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Wed, Feb 28
6:00 pm

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Book Readings, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Clare Press discusses her book Wardrobe Crisis: How We Went from Sunday Best to Fast Fashion
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Based on her teaching approach at Columbia University for 30 years, the book explores how gifted filmmakers layer their first shots in a way that introduces the movie’s stylistic and thematic richness. Her focus will be ‘ensemble-piece’ movies including Truffaut’s Day for Night and Farhadi’s A Separation.
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Wed, Feb 28
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Book Readings, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Annette Insdorf reads from her book Cinematic Overtures: How to Read Opening Scenes
Concert |
Spiral Music presents acoustic music every Wednesday evening at the base of the museum’s spiral staircase. Artists who specialize in music from the Himalayas and South Asia are invited to forge a connection between their music and the art in the galleries. Lauded as the “Jimi Hendrix of Hammered Dulcimer” by NPR and a “force of nature” by NY Music Daily, Max ZT is an innovator on his instrument. With roots in classical Irish folk music, Max ZT has transplanted his compositional techniques to both Senegal, where he studied the Mandinko technique with the Cissoko Griot family, and to Mumbai, India, where he studied under the great santoor master Pandit Shivkumar Sharma.
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Wed, Feb 28
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Concerts, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Max ZT: Spiral Music
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Celebrate LOVE by creating your own masterpiece inspired by work from Robert Indiana. The series will include an overview of the artist or technique, followed by a hands-on workshop.
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Wed, Feb 28
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Workshops, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Art Inspired by...Robert Indiana
Opening Reception |
A revealing exhibition about Columbia’s Casa Italiana—the neo-Renaissance palazzo on Amsterdam Avenue, now home to the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies—and the dawn of Italian studies at Columbia, starting with Lorenzo Da Ponte, Mozart’s witty librettist. Silk, silver, and parchment relics, oil paintings and forgotten letters: the displays will illustrate the complex and often controversial moments in the Casa’s history, highlighting figures such as the talented but equivocal Giuseppe Prezzolini and Columbia’s president Nicholas M. Butler, as well as students and community members—both Italian and Italian-American.
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Wed, Feb 28
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Opening Receptions, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Exhibition: From Da Ponte to the Casa Italiana: A Brief History of Italian Studies at Columbia University
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Nathlie Provosty’s second solo exhibition with the gallery introduces the artist’s newest body of work: five large paintings and several smaller pieces. The title indicates a play on words and vision. A pupil is the dark circular opening in the iris of the eye that allows light in, but it is also a student. An anvil is an iron metalworking tool upon which objects are struck and shaped, but it is also a small bone in the ear that registers vibrations. Both the pupil and anvil are tasked to receive, and respond in force.  
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Opening Receptions, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, My Pupil is an Anvil: Paintings by Nathalie Provosty
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The photographer Carlo Rocchi Bilancini has always had an affinity for the mysterious, transformative qualities of water. Yet, where his earlier focus was on individual character, here the photographer is concerned with memory and loss, two things that migrants always carry with them, regardless of their weight. In thirty-four hauntingly beautiful colour images, Bilancini explores what it means to leave something behind.
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Wed, Feb 28
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Opening Receptions, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Migration: Photographs by Carlo Rocchi Bilancini
Lecture |
The Caine Prize for African Writing is a literature prize awarded to an African writer of a short story published in English. The prize was launched in 2000 to encourage and highlight the richness and diversity of African writing by bringing it to a wider audience internationally. The focus on the short story reflects the contemporary development of the African story-telling tradition. The university will host the 2017 Caine Prize winner, the Sudanese writer Bushra al-Fadil. His prize-winning story, “The Story of the Girl Whose Birds Flew Away,” was translated by graduate student Max Shmookler and published in The Book of Khartoum: A City in Short Fiction.
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Wed, Feb 28
6:15 pm

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Lectures, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Bushra al-Fadil, Winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing
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This is the public opening of Danspace Project's Dancing Platform Praying Grounds: Blackness, Churches, and Downtown Dance. Danspace celebrates the release of its 12th Platform catalogue with words, movement, and song featuring the Platform 2018 curator, choreographer Reggie Wilson, and other participants to be announced.
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Wed, Feb 28
6:30 pm

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Dance Performances, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Danspace Project Platform 2018 Opening Event
Lecture |
Is it a coincidence that the first city in Europe to publicly illuminate its streets was also a capital of the Enlightenment?   Is there, in fact, a relationship between actual illumination and enlightenment as a cultural and intellectual phenomenon?  This talk will explore those questions through an examination of public lighting in Paris in the siècle des lumières, seeking to show that the concerted effort to shed light on dark streets provides a vivid illustration of the Enlightenment in practice.  Lecturer Darrin M. McMahon is the Mary Brinsmead Wheelock Professor at Dartmouth College and the author of Enemies of the Enlightenment (Oxford), Happiness: A History (Atlantic), and Divine Fury: A History of Genius (Basic).
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Wed, Feb 28
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Lectures, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Illuminating the Enlightenment: Public Illumination and the Siècle des Lumières
Talk |
The digital revolution and interactivity changed many aspects of our life, but how much did it affect storytelling and film? The Kissinger Twins present Cinematic Labyrinths, their interactive non-linear storytelling showcase. They will talk about film and interactive media, their inspirations and present their award-winning projects: from Attitude (2002) to SXSW finalist Forget Me Not and Sufferosa, one of the biggest web-based interactive films.  During the presentation, members of the audience are invited to interact with selected projects. The Kissinger Twins will close the presentation with a live cinema performance of Sufferosa and a poetic Cinematic VR film Lucidreams.  
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Wed, Feb 28
6:30 pm

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Talks, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Cinematic Labyrinths: Interactive and Immersive Storytelling by The Kissinger Twins
Discussion |
As a sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code goes into effect, experts with different points of view discuss its implications and ways of redesigning our current system to benefit all. Panelists include Paul Krugman, New York Times columnist and distinguished professor; Lily Batchelder, NYU law professor and former deputy director of President Obama’s National Economic Council; Leonard Burman, director of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center and professor at Syracuse University; Lawrence Kotlikoff, professor at Boston University and co-author of Get What’s Yours, on social security benefits; and Kathleen Hays, global economics and policy editor at Bloomberg (moderator).  
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Wed, Feb 28
6:30 pm

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Discussions, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, U.S. Tax Reform: Where Are We Now? - with Paul Krugman of The New York Times
Screening |
The Marshall Project’s “We Are Witnesses” explores the American criminal-justice system through interviews with those whose lives have been touched by it. Watch four videos from the project and then hear from the subjects in person. Featuring: - Eduardo Padro, New York State Supreme Court judge (retired) - Sergeant Edwin Raymond, NYPD - Ayana Thomas, formerly incarcerated in the federal prison system - Jennifer Gonnerman (moderator), staff writer at The New Yorker There are 2.2 million people in our jails and prisons; 1 in 115 adults is confined behind bars; our inmate population is four times larger than it was in 1980. “We Are Witnesses,” is an ambitious short film series that offers a very different sort of calculation: the human cost of locking up so many citizens for so many years. The project comprises 19 videos, each between two and six minutes long. Together, the ex-prisoners, police officers, prison guards, judges, and crime victims on screen present a 360-degree portrait of the state of crime and punishment in the United States.
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Wed, Feb 28
6:30 pm

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Screenings, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, The Marshall Project: We Are Witnesses
Discussion |
Discuss the book by Ralph Ellison.
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Wed, Feb 28
6:30 pm

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Discussions, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Classic Book Discussion: Invisible Man
Discussion |
Western medical and scientific studies, oscillating between a psychological or a physiological locus for dreaming, has consistently reinforced a cultural assumption of dreaming as a solitary experience. To reveal dreams is to identify pathologies or instabilities. Yet, among ancient and non-western cultures, dream sharing not only offered a means to highlight a medical condition and its cure, it also served to connect, and to prophesize. For the ancient Greeks, the designated space for this collective activity was the Ascklepion, a ritualized complex of sanctuaries and temples overseen by the god Ascklepious and organized explicitly for fostering dream incubation, therapeutic sleep, prophetic dreaming, and medicinal healing. Is there a broader role for dream sharing in contemporary culture? This evening’s event pairs two historians to speculate on this and other questions on contemporary forms of dreaming. Olympia Panagiotidou will be teleported via skype, for this dialogue.
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Wed, Feb 28
6:30 pm

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Discussions, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Sleep Sanctuaries and Collective Dreaming
Book Reading |
The lead singer of the multiplatinum-selling band Scissor Sisters explores his evolution as a young artist: coming of age in the Pacific Northwest and Arizona, his entry into New York City’s electrifying, ever-changing music scene, and the Scissor Sisters’ rise as they reached international fame in the early 2000s. Restrictions apply. Call store for details.
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Wed, Feb 28
7:00 pm

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Book Readings, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Jake Shears discusses her book Boys Keep Swinging
Discussion |
How does incarceration impact art making for incarcerated artists and non-incarcerated artists concerned with the criminal justice system? This panel brings together a range of artists and figures who facilitate art projects with incarcerated individuals.   Panelists: Lisette Oblitas-Cruz, Aliya Hana Hussain, Jesse Krimes, Joseph Rodríguez. Moderated by Nicole R. Fleetwood, contributing guest editor of “Prison Nation” magazine.
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Wed, Feb 28
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Discussions, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Art and Incarceration
Comedy Club |
In advance of this year's Oscars, a comedy roast of "great" screenwriters, directors, and producers of the overrated and male persuasion. Hosted by Eric Thurm, who is one of the two. Performers tba.  
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Wed, Feb 28
7:00 pm

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Comedy Clubs, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Drunk Ed: Oscars Edition
Film |
This is a live audio recording of the podcast The Fragmented Whole, as you view and discuss the documentary Kanju. Adapted from 2014 non-fiction novel, The Bright Continent, Nigerian-American author and journalist Dayo Olopade conceptualizes the Yoruba term ‘kanju,’ which loosely translates to doing more with less and thriving under adverse circumstances, to employ a more asset-based as opposed to deficit-based framework for viewing Africa.
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Wed, Feb 28
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Films, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Stephanie Riggs's Kanju (2016): Documentary
Book Reading |
A sharp psychological thriller that’s just right for fans of Thirteen Reasons Why and Pretty Little Liars—this story will seduce, mislead, and finally, betray you.
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Wed, Feb 28
7:00 pm

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Book Readings, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Dana Mele reads from her book People Like Us
Poetry Reading |
Ugly Duckling Presse presents a reading and book launch of Latin American authors and their translators. They will feature: - Chilean poet Soledad Marambio - Hilary Kaplan reading from her translations of Brazilian poet Marília Garcia - Elizabeth Zuba reading from her forthcoming translation of the Argentine writer Arnaldo Calveyra - Jeannine Pitas reading from her recently published translations of Uruguayan poet Marosa di Giorgio
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Wed, Feb 28
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Poetry Readings, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Latin American Poetry from Ugly Duckling Presse
Discussion |
A discussion with four alumni women about the nuances of being a woman in art, design and tech and the current state of gender equality in their fields. Panelists include AnnaLiisa Ariosa-Benston (MFA 2016 Fine Arts), Nadia DeLane (MFA 2015 Visual Narrative), Datrianna Meeks (MFA 2016 Interaction Design) and Jessica Perilla (BFA 2004 Graphic Design).
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Discussions, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Women in the Creative Industries
Film |
Mount Gurugu overlooks the Spanish enclave of Melilla on northern Africa's Mediterranean coast. The European Union and Africa are separated here by a high-security border facility consisting of three fences. Refugees, mostly from the sub-Saharan region, live in the tree-covered foothills, from where they try to cross the land border between Morocco and Spain. One of them is Abou Bakar Sidibé from Mali.
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7:00 pm

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Films, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Abou Bakar Sidibé's Those Who Jump (2016): Migrant's Story
Wed, Feb 28
7:30 pm

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Staged Readings, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Readings from bestselling authors
Open Mike |
Speak about a cause you believe in. Join a revolution of intelligent passionate people doing real things to make this world a better place. Be part of a process to express your ideas and insights about the current social issues of the day.
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Wed, Feb 28
8:00 pm

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Open Mikes, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, Open Mike Night of Theater, Song, Ideas and Current Events
Wed, Feb 28
8:50 pm

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Performances, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, a comedy magic show
Wed, Feb 28
8:50 pm

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Performances, February 28, 2018, 02/28/2018, A comic play
Tour |
The 3-hour walking and subway tour covers the Financial District including Wall Street and the World Trade Center, SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown. These are neighborhoods that simply can’t be fully appreciated from a bus. There will be one or two opportunities to sample tasty treats.
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Thu, Mar 1
9:30 am

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Tours, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Downtown Manhattan 3-Hour Tour
Tour |
Street art is visual art created in public locations, usually unsanctioned artwork executed outside of the context of traditional art venues. The term gained popularity during the graffiti art boom of the early 1980s and continues to be applied to subsequent incarnations. Stencil graffiti, wheat pasted poster art or sticker art, and street installation or sculpture are common forms of modern street art.
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Thu, Mar 1
9:45 am

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Tours, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Williamsburg Street Art Tour
Lecture |
In Russia the year of the centenary of the Revolution passed without any outstanding public events that would have engaged the citizens of Russia. Although academic institutions, museum and art communities paid a lot of attention to the year 1917, no books, public ceremonies, exhibitions or films have evoked significant public debate about the century-old events. Various observers from differing positions, both in Russia and abroad, observed that state policy seemed to favor that the centenary be passed over in silence. This policy of deliberate neglect has often been attributed to a fear of a “revolution export/import” on the part of Russian leaders. Boris Kolonitsky’s presentation will investigate the various resources that influence the memory politics of the primary political actors. He is especially interested in trends of Russian public opinion.
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Thu, Mar 1
12:00 pm

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Lectures, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, The Desacralization of Revolution and Anti-Revolution Consensus: The 2017 Anniversary and Its Political Use/Non-Use
Discussion |
In 2012, Duncan McCargo (Columbia) and Ayse Zarakol (Cambridge) published an article in the Journal of Democracy entitled “Turkey and Thailand: Unlikely Twins.” The article highlighted striking similarities in the history and politics of two nations at opposite ends of ‘Asia’ (broadly imagined), and raised critical questions about issues such urban-rural divides, national myths, the role of the military, and trends towards authoritarianism. Since then, much has happened to confirm and to qualify their arguments: Thailand experienced a military coup in May 2014, while there was an unsuccessful coup attempt in Turkey two years later. In this seminar, the two authors will revisit their analysis and debate the significance of subsequent developments for understanding this apparent parallelism.
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Thu, Mar 1
12:00 pm

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Discussions, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Turkey and Thailand: Unlikely Twins Revisited
Classical Music |
The keyboard works of Bach offered in 30-minute meditations. Bach at Noon concerts takes place Tuesdays through Fridays, from September 12, 2017 to May 23, 2018.
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Thu, Mar 1
12:20 pm

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Concerts, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Bach at Noon
Gallery Talk |
A Closer-Look Tour led by museum gallery guides.
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Gallery Talks, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Vestiges and Verse: Notes from the Newfangled Epic: Guided Tour
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In 1434, Anne, the daughter of King Janus of Cyprus and Charlotte of Bourbon, married Louis, Duke of Savoy. Within her dowry was a large and remarkable manuscript containing more than 200 unique and anonymous works. It remains the only surviving witness to the rich tapestry of music heard in the court of Nicosia, exhibiting a fusion of native Cypriot musical traditions with the rhythmically complex French Ars Subtilior. Les Trois Âges came into being out of the shared passions of three generations of early musicians. Drawing on their extensive collective performing and scholarly experience, Judith Malafronte, mezzo-soprano, Christopher Preston-Thompson, tenor and harp, Rachel Begley, historical winds, and their guests unite for adventurous and virtuosic programs of music from the late Middle Ages and Renaissance. Judith Malafronte, mezzo-soprano Christopher Preston-Thompson, tenor and harp Rachel Begley, historical winds with guests: Dong-Myung Ahn, rebec Patrick Fennig, counter-tenor 
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Concerts, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Les Trois Ãges: The Dowry of a French-Cypriot Princess
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Arguably the world's most valuable, busiest and most crowded pieces of real estate, Midtown Manhattan is what most visitors think of when they think of New York City. Home to some of the city's most iconic architecture, from Gothic to Post-Modern and from Beaux-Arts to Art Deco (lots of Art Deco). it's not difficult to understand why. But just behind the massive facades, lie facinating histories just waiting to be unveiled.
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Tours, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Midtown Manhattan Tour
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Many people think of the New York City subway as one of the largest, most efficient, if not the cleanest mass transit systems in the world. Few, however, think of it as the largest and longest art gallery on the planet. Well, they don't know what they are missing. This lively walking AND subway riding tour visits over a dozen subway stations to experience a selection of these striking often whimsical works that go largely unnoticed by the general public. Join this climate controlled subway and walking art tour. Along the way you'll learn about and become expert at navigating the (in)famous NYC subway system. There's also the invaluable opportunity to confer about your other sightseeing plans with the acclaimed Bronx born, vastly experienced licensed NYC tour guide, Darryl Reilly.
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Tours, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Subway Art Tour
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Stars: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Nick Apollo Forte. In his attempts to reconcile a lounge singer with his mistress, a hapless talent agent is mistaken as her lover by a jealous gangster. 84 min.
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Films, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Woody Allen's Broadway Danny Rose (1984): Talent Agent on the Run
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Discover the the history of stencil art and explore this unique technique through various applications. Learn to design your own stencil patterns thru drawings or photos. By use of a double layer method create images with dimension, color and depth, culminating in a final project expressing the essence of East Harlem. Presented by local artist Brandon Arana.
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Workshops, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, An Introduction to Stenciling as an Art Form
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Dacia Maraini is one of Italy’s most prominent contemporary authors. She has won, among other prizes, the Campiello (1990) and Strega (1999), which are the most prestigious Italian literature awards. Her books have been translated into twenty-two languages, and some were turned into successful movies. Among her most recent novels are La bambina e il sognatore (2015) and Tre donne (2017).
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Lectures, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Writing Like Breathing: Italian Author Dacia Maraini
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A lecture by Stuart Schrader (Haury Postdoctoral Fellow). 
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Book Readings, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, The Invention of the Urban Guerrilla: Social Science, Counterinsurgency, and Revolutionary Movements in the Global 1960s
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In the wake of the “Great Recession,” welfare states have entered a new phase of austerity. At the same time, new social risks and the rise of the knowledge economy fuel new demands on the welfare state. We analyze how demands for social investment policies – in particular education – come into conflict with budgetary concerns, using new survey data on individual-level preferences in eight European countries. Lecturer Marius R. Busemeyer is a Full Professor of Political Science at the University of Konstanz, Germany.
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Lectures, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Public Opinion on Policy and Budgetary Trade-offs in European Welfare States
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Global energy markets are experiencing a period of dramatic change. Markets have experienced several years of abrupt price drops and recoveries. New producers and new technologies are exerting price pressure in oil and gas markets. Some are even debating the future of demand for oil, the most ubiquitous fuel. Even in this time of change, however, no region remains more important for the global energy scene than the Middle East, and the influence of the Gulf Arab States remains extremely high. In order to understand current trends in energy markets, and their implications for economies and geopolitical relations of the Gulf states, the Center on Global Energy Policy will host a discussion with an outstanding panel of leading decision-makers and analysts: • Dr. Matar Al Neyadi, Under Secretary, UAE Ministry of Energy • Dr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin, Director General, Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science • Dr. Helima Croft, Managing Director and Global Head of Commodity Strategy, RBC Capital Markets • Dr. Bernard Haykel, Professor of Near Eastern Studies & Director, Institute for Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, Princeton University • Nabil Al-Khowaiter, Senior Advisor, Ministry of Energy
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Discussions, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Energy, Economics, and Geopolitics in the Gulf Arab States
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Misogyny is, roughly, the “law enforcement” branch of patriarchy, which serves to police, enforce, or restore patriarchal social order—often by visiting hostility on girls and women for perceived violations of gendered norms and expectations. As well as complementary ideologies (most notably, sexism), there is also the flipside of misogyny which deserves to be considered: the exonerating narratives and excessive sympathy of which comparatively privileged men tend to be the beneficiaries. Speaker Kate Manne of Cornell University calls the latter ‘himpathy.’
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Lectures, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, More than Fair: How Excessive Sympathy for Him ('Himpathy') Obscures and Causes Misogyny
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Moonkyung Lee performs extensively in Europe, the United States, and Korea and has collaborated with many eminent ensembles, conductors, and performers. Some highlights include: the Cordoba Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Maxim Shostakovich; the Beethoven Triple Concerto with Mischa Maisky, cello, with the Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra; and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra celebrating the 250th Anniversary of the Birth of the Austrian composer Ignaz Pleyel.
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Thu, Mar 1
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Concerts, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Moonkyung Lee, Acclaimed Violinist
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Pianist 'Reed' Hansen has been accompanying classes of Martha Graham's technique at The Juilliard School since 1958 and has had an enduring relationship from the early '70's with the Martha Graham School and the Martha Graham Dance Company. Martha Graham chose Hansen as her personal accompanist and considered him "sacrosanct." This beautiful documentary offers a pristine journey through sound and movement, giving overdue credence to the essential contribution that accompanists make to the dance world.
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Thu, Mar 1
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Films, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Terese Capucilli's Lawrence 'Reed' Hansen: The Sacrosanct Accompanist: A Musical Journey Through Martha Graham's Dance Technique
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Mario Small (Harvard) will discuss America’s controversies about the nature of poverty, inequality, and economic opportunity. He argues that the public discourse about these problems is undermined by an inability to communicate evidence about their causes and potential solutions. Some of this evidence is statistical, but much of it stems from qualitative studies about the lives and communities of the disadvantaged.
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Lectures, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Rhetoric and Evidence in a Polarized Society
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Throughout her life, Pauli Murray (1910-1985) was a leading human rights activist, historian, attorney, poet, and teacher. The great-granddaughter of slaves and slave owners, Pauli Murray became an advisor to presidents Roosevelt and Kennedy and a lifelong friend of Eleanor Roosevelt. Fifteen years before Rosa Parks refused to stand, Murray refused to sit in the back of a bus, and 20 years before the Greensboro sit-ins, she organized restaurant sit-downs in Washington, D.C., while a law student at Howard University.  She was the first African-American awarded a doctorate of law from Yale University (who recently named a college for her), and a co-founder of the National Organization for Women (NOW). In 2012, she was named an Episcopal saint.
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Opening Receptions, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Pauli Murray:  Exhibit on the First African-American Woman to Be Ordained an Episcopal Priest
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Discuss the book by Elizabeth Strout.
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Thu, Mar 1
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Book Discussions, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Chelsea Talks Book Discussion: Anything Is Possible
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The first US solo exhibition of Norwegian photographer Anja Niemi. In her latest series, Niemi continues her investigations of the self. This time she turns the lens to a life lived under the constraints of conformity. Every day her fictional character finds herself trapped in the same pink dress, but what she really wants is to be a cowboy, dressed in fringe and leather, riding horses in the Wild West. Through this series of photographs with multiple layers and possible interpretations, Niemi delivers her most political work to date.
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Opening Receptions, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, She Could Have Been A Cowboy: Photographs by Anja Niemi
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Panel discussion on North African nomadic architecture and other models of self-emancipation through architecture and design. With Ekene Ijeoma, Ron Morrison, and Mabel O. Wilson. Moderated by Rujeko Hockley.
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Discussions, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, North African Nomadic Architecture
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Discuss the book by George Orwell.
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Book Discussions, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Library Book Group: 1984
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Discuss the book by Emma Straub.
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Book Discussions, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Library Book Club: The Vacationers
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Discuss the book by Wendy Walker.
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Book Discussions, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Book Discussion: All is Not Forgotten
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Reka Nyari’s erotically charged photographs engage cultural narratives surrounding gender and sexuality. A master at the art of storytelling, Nyari’s newest series documents Ginzilla, a dramatically-posed young woman whose naked body is lavishly-adorned with tattoos. 
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Opening Receptions, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Valkyrie Ink: Photography by Reka Nyari
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Speaker Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor is author of From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation, an examination of the history and politics of Black America and the development of the social movement Black Lives Matter in response to police violence in the United States. Taylor’s research examines race and public policy including American housing policies.
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Lectures, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, From Black Lives Matter to the White Power Presidency: Race and Class in Trump's America
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Speaker Marissa Moorman is a historian of southern Africa. Her research focuses on the intersection between politics and culture in colonial and independent Angola. She is currently working on a book project entitled Powerful Frequencies: Radio, State Power, and the Cold War in Angola, 1933-2002, which looks at the relationship between the technology of radio and the shifting politics of southern Africa as anti-colonial movements established independent states in the context of a region newly charged by Cold War politics.
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Lectures, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Socialism and Sound at Rádio Nacional de Angola, 1974-1992
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The first US solo exhibition of French artist Louis Granet. The exhibition will feature work made by Granet throughout his three-month residency with the gallery in Manhattan’s Alphabet City.
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Opening Receptions, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Free, Super fast !!!!!: Paintings by Louis Granert
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M E M O R Y  evidences a conscious, nonlinear step into all periods and styles of Blackness. It is a shift away from Western notions of Blackness towards a decidedly Black aesthetic envisioning a fresh perspective on Black identity past, present and future. Pecou depicts Blackness unbound - free from the confines and limitations informed by lingering misrepresentations of the Black body and prevailing misconceptions of racial inferiority, poverty and/or corruption.
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Opening Receptions, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, M E M O R Y: Paintings by Fahamu Pecou
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The six artists featured in this show make images that record the likeness of an individual. At the same time, they transform this process into a springboard for creative invention. Using expressive brushwork, distorted form, vivid color, and other experimental techniques, these artists insist that portraiture is a subjective endeavor. Some, like Bryan Michael Greene, capture personal responses to close friends and intimates. Others, like Martin Cohen, Marina Marchand, and Gary Peabody, evoke the various ways we project our desires and dreams onto pop culture icons.
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Opening Receptions, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, About Face: Group Show of Portraits
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Come celebrate the publication of A New Global Agenda: Priorities, Practices, and Pathways of the International Community, in which two dozen contributors from ten countries explore ways of navigating volatile times and breaking through to a more just, sustainable, and vibrant world. The evening will include a conversation led by author Diana Ayton-Shenker, followed by salon-style discussions inviting attendees to share their thoughts on catalyzing positive social impact.
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Thu, Mar 1
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Book Readings, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Diana Ayton-Shenker discusses her book A New Global Agenda: Priorities, Practices, and Pathways of the International Community
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This talk examines the official designation of Shenzhen as China's first city without villages. It asks how this is transforming "local” identity and what the history of "the local" in Shenzhen tells us about contemporary China and its role in globalization. Speaker Mary Ann O’Donnell has sought alternative ways of inhabiting Shenzhen, the flagship of China’s post Mao economic reforms. O'Donnell creates and contributes to projects that reconfigure and repurpose shared spaces, where our worlds mingle and collide, sometimes collapse, and often implode.
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Lectures, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Rural-Urban Transformations: Remaking the Rural in Shenzhen, China
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An illuminating work of documentary theater, Tar Sands Songbook asks us to reconsider our relationship with oil. Creator Tanya Kalmanovitch knows this relationship all too well: She was born in Fort McMurray, Canada, near the site of the Athabasca Oil Sands, the world’s largest bitumen reservoir. Fort McMurray has since become a flashpoint of international clashes over energy, the environment, and the economy. Written and directed with Cecilia Rubino, Kalmanovitch’s polyphonic piece weaves together a chorus of actors’ voices with an original, improvised score. The words of indigenous activists, engineers, heavy equipment operators, elders, oil patch workers, scientists, and members of her own family fuel discussions of our past and the powerful forces that shape our future. Actors Jennifer van Dyck and Peter Jay Fernandez, musician Tanya Kalmanovitch, and media designer Stephen Byram bring this work to life.
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Plays, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Tar Sands Songbook: Workshop Performance and Panel Discussion
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Revolution or (De)Evolution - Living inside the mental and spiritual prison for years during the Soviet times, Russian gays became caught up in Perestroika and liberalization. However, that "honeymoon" would not last long and Russian LGBT would be forced to hide themselves once again in the closets, or flee the country, afraid of persecution, torture, and permanent humiliation. What does it mean to live under the rainbow shadow within Putin's Russia? With: Lyosha Gorshkov, Co-President at RUSA LGBT (Russian-Speaking American LGBTQ Association).
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Lectures, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Queers and Fears: Russia Then and Now
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Celebrate the publication of Poet in Spain by Federico García Lorca: New Translations by Sarah Arvio, called “riveting” by The New York Times and “triumphant” by BookPage. Participants Cyrus Cassells, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Nathalie Handal, Roberto Montes, and Rowan Ricardo Phillips will join Sarah Arvio to read from the collection and share reflections on the influence of this beloved poet. 
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Book Readings, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Sarah Arvio discusses her book Poet in Spain by Federico García Lorca: New Translations
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From Frida Kahlo and Elizabeth Taylor to Nora Ephron, Carrie Fisher, and Lena Dunham, this witty narrative explores what we can learn from the imperfect and extraordinary legacies of 29 iconic women who forged their own unique paths in the world.
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Thu, Mar 1
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Book Readings, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Karen Karbo discusses his book In Praise of Difficult Women: Life Lessons From 29 Heroines Who Dared to Break the Rules
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From the bestselling author of The Black Swan, a bold new work that challenges many of our long-held beliefs about risk and reward, politics and religion, finance and personal responsibility.
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Thu, Mar 1
7:00 pm

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Book Readings, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Nassim Nicholas Taleb discusses his book Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life
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A panel discussion on sex work and motherhood to celebrate the release of How Mamas Love Their Babies. Author Juniper Fitzgerald and illustrator Elise Peterson will be joined by activists and writers Sydney Seifert, Akynos, and Shy.
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Discussions, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, How Mamas Love Their Babies: A Panel on Motherhood and Sex Work
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As global warming accelerates, droughts last longer, floods rise higher, and super-storms become more frequent. With increasing numbers of people on the move as a result, the business of containing them––border fortification––is booming. Todd Miller travels around the world to connect the dots between climate-ravaged communities, the corporations cashing in on border militarization, and emerging movements for environmental justice and sustainability.
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Book Readings, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Todd Miller reads from his book Storming the Wall
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Ana Božičević is a poet, translator, teacher, and occasional singer. She is the author of the brand new Joy of Missing Out (Birds, LLC, 2017), the Lambda Award-winning Rise in the Fall (Birds, LLC, 2013) and Stars of the Night Commute (Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2009). Fred Moten lives in Los Angeles, where he teaches at the University of California, Riverside. He is author of Arkansas (Pressed Wafer); In the Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition (University of Minnesota Press); and I ran from it but was still in it. (Cusp Books).
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Poetry Readings, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Poets Read: Ana Božičević / Fred Moten
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In 1990, Jena’s economy is the worst it’s been since World War II. Many young people in East Germany drift from school into unemployment, witness their parents’ insecurity, and feel the impotence of the police and state. They feel disoriented, unloved, and aggrieved, and begin to consider themselves second-class citizens failed by the state. One of them is Beate Zschäpe, who falls under the spell of right-wing extremists. 95 min.   In German with English subtitles.
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Films, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Christian Schwochow's NSU: The Perpetrators (2015): German Drama
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A collection of essays from scholars and activists about the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, VA, in August 2017. Featuring readings from Rev. Marcus McCullough, African Methodist Episcopal Church Eric Anthamatten, The New School Jeffrey C. Goldfarb, The New School
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Thu, Mar 1
7:00 pm

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Book Readings, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Contributors read from #Charlottesville: Before and Beyond
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Dress up like you’re going back in time to your favorite New York City night club, then dance your way to the future with New York City's most entertaining house band. Tonight, Joe McGinty and The Loser’s Lounge turn their gaze to the ultimate disco diva, Donna Summer. Platforms and polyester optional, but highly recommended if you want to win the evening’s Best Dressed Contest.  
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Thu, Mar 1
7:30 pm

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Concerts, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Joe McGinty & The Loser’s Lounge Present: Donna Summer, A Night at the Disco!
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Hong Xu is with the Wuhan Conservatory of Music.
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Concerts, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Hong Xu, Pianist
Thu, Mar 1
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Concerts, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Vocal performances and poetry
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Bodega Cat is a weekly comedy show brought to you by Kevin Seefried (202 Comedy Festival), Andy Ostroff (Jimmy Kimmel Live!), and Dane Hanson (Producer of Laughs on FOX). Live Stand-Up Comedy in New York City.
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Comedy Clubs, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Bodega Cat Comedy Show
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From the Program in Woodwind Studies.
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Concerts, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Generations: Double Reed Faculty/Student Concert
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Owners of the Map, a study of Bangkok through an ethnographic study of motorcycle taxi drivers, advances an analysis of space and power that is of interest to both social research and design. In 2010, thousands of Red Shirts protesters took over the commercial center of Bangkok to demand democratic elections and an end to inequality. Key to this mobilization were motorcycle taxi drivers, who slowed down, filtered, and severed mobility in the area, claiming a prominent role in national politics and ownership over the city and challenging state hegemony.
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Book Readings, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, Claudio Sopranzetti discusses his book Owners of the Map: Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok
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Concerts, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, One of the leading orchestras of NY performs
Thu, Mar 1
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Plays, March 01, 2018, 03/01/2018, A funny story about weddings
City Walk |
This is a 3-hour tour that begins with a walk over the Brooklyn Bridge, an icon of New York City for over 125 years, with spectacular views of Manhattan and Brooklyn. The tour then moves on to a stroll of Brooklyn Heights, America’s and New York City’s first suburb. The tour then explores the neighborhood DUMBO before ending at the Fulton Ferry landing.
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Fri, Mar 2
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City Walks, March 02, 2018, 03/02/2018, Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights and Dumbo Tour
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Join a Manhattan Street Art Tour and experience the Lower East Side - SoHo, NoHo, Nolita and Little Italy. The Lower East Side of Manhattan is a playground for street artists, Soho is known to be one of NYC first permit Joint Live-Work Quarters for artists and the area received landmark designation in 1973. Noho and Nolita’s street art is either hidden in courtyards or on the more prominent street art facades. Learn about the history of the art of many famous and unknown artist.
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Fri, Mar 2
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City Walks, March 02, 2018, 03/02/2018, Manhattan Street Art Tour
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The keyboard works of Bach offered in 30-minute meditations. Bach at Noon concerts takes place Tuesdays through Fridays, from September 12, 2017 to May 23, 2018.
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Fri, Mar 2
12:20 pm

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Concerts, March 02, 2018, 03/02/2018, Bach at Noon
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Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, Miranda Richardson. Tthe inspiring real life story of Jeff Bauman, an ordinary man who captured the hearts of his city and the world to become a symbol of hope after surviving the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. 119 min.
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Fri, Mar 2
1:00 pm

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Films, March 02, 2018, 03/02/2018, David Gordon Green's Stronger (2017): Marathon Bombing Survivor
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Weekly recitals showcasing the new organ, featuring New York City's leading organists. Today: Daniel Brondel of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, NYC
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Fri, Mar 2
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Concerts, March 02, 2018, 03/02/2018, Pipes at One Organ Recital
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Although world famous, Harlem may be New York's best kept secret with some of the city's best architecture, food, music and people. Harlem's history is also one of the city's most dramatic, having gone through many ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic changes over the past roughly 400 years, which have resulted in a diverse array of places of worship, theaters, homes and eating establishments.
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Fri, Mar 2
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Tours, March 02, 2018, 03/02/2018, Harlem Tour
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New York City is a mecca for graffiti and street art, making it a very attractive playground for artists from around the world. Bushwick, in a working class district on the north side of Brooklyn adjacent to Williamsburg, has been attracting artists for some time now. The neighborhood has a fair collection of art studios and galleries, but it’s Bushwick’s industrial landscape that’s attracting the street artist. If you came looking for 1960′s Greenwich Village, you’ll find something brewing in Bushwick.
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Fri, Mar 2
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Tours, March 02, 2018, 03/02/2018, Bushwick Graffiti and Street Art Tour
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You've seen the iconic skyscrapers, attended a Broadway show, visited Lady Liberty and relaxed in Central Park. Looking for a little more of the Big Apple? Maybe it's time to visit some of Manhattan's oldest and most enchanting historic districts. Take a relaxing stroll through SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown.
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Fri, Mar 2
2:00 pm

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Tours, March 02, 2018, 03/02/2018, SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown Tour
Play |
As the rain pours down and the water keeps rising, a mother sits in a flooded basement, weeping. After her son is gunned down by police, Mary, a woman with a cracked past, finds herself paralyzed with grief. So her mother, sister, and daughter try to uplift and help her wade through the water, as she mourns. But when her tears begin to overflow, deep family secrets rise all around them. And once their painful past floats to the top, there's no telling who's going to drown. Written by Donja R. Love Directed by Saheem Ali
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Fri, Mar 2
3:00 pm

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Plays, March 02, 2018, 03/02/2018, In the Middle: A Workshop Production
Discussion |
Plasticity and networks are today’s metaphors for the brain and mind. The idea that brains are plastic, made of dynamic networks, raises questions about the relation between physiology, selfhood, and social relations. Siri Hustvedt, Joseph E. LeDoux, and Jason Tougaw discuss social implications of recent brain research; artistic responses to theoretical neuroscience; and multidisciplinary circulation, convergence, and conflict surrounding questions about brain, self, and world. The panel discussion will be followed by a musical performance by So We Are, LeDoux’s musical duo with Colin Dempsey.  Featuring: Siri Hustvedt, Novelist, essayist, Lecturer in Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College Joseph E. LeDoux, New York University, Center for Neural Science Jason Tougaw, Queens College, English
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Fri, Mar 2
4:00 pm

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Discussions, March 02, 2018, 03/02/2018, Outside-In: The Social Brain, Culture, and the Self
Concert |
Sternberg, who recently released a new album, primarily plays the double bass. Other instruments she plays are electric bass, guitar, piano, banjo, and harmonica. Joanna sings and writes songs, and regularly performs her original music. Styles of music that Sternberg plays are: folk, country, blues, rock, ragtime, classical, gospel, funk, rhythm and blues, klezmer, and jazz (ranging from the style of the 1920s to the present day.)
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Fri, Mar 2
5:00 pm

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Concerts, March 02, 2018, 03/02/2018, Joanna Sternberg, Singer/Songwriter/Multi-Instrumentalist
Discussion |
Jesse Ball is an American novelist and poet. He has published novels, volumes of poetry, short stories, and drawings. His works are distinguished by the use of a spare style and have been compared to those of Jorge Luis Borges and Italo Calvino. Catherine Lacey is the author of The Answers and Nobody is Ever Missing. She has won a Whiting Award, was a finalist for the NYPL's Young Lions Fiction Award, and was named one of Granta Magazine's Best Young American Novelists.
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Fri, Mar 2
5:00 pm

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Discussions, March 02, 2018, 03/02/2018, Writers in Conversation: Jesse Ball / Catherine Lacey
Discussion |
This panel will consider the work of Algerian artist Baya Mahieddine (1931-1998); Jean Dubuffet’s travels in Algeria and concomitant formulation of his definition of “art brut”; and the late Assia Djebar’s writing on Baya at the end of the Algerian War of Independence.  With speakers Natasha Boas, Omar Berrada, Kent Minturn, and Denis Hollier.
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Fri, Mar 2
6:00 pm

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Discussions, March 02, 2018, 03/02/2018, Who Was Algerian Artist Baya? Outsider? Insider?
Lecture |
Author Tim Wu will discuss the industrial history of the media and advertising industries – industries that concentrate on the harvesting of human attention – with a particular focus on the tech industries of the last 20 years. He will discuss those industries’ use of design as a tool to harvest human attention and the recent backlash against their efforts.  Tim Wu is a professor at Columbia Law School and a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times. He is best known for his work on Net Neutrality theory. He is the author of the books The Master Switch and The Attention Merchants, along with Network Neutrality, Broadband Discrimination, and other works. In 2013 he was named one of America’s 100 Most Influential Lawyers, and in 2017 he was named to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 
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Fri, Mar 2
6:00 pm

Free
Lectures, March 02, 2018, 03/02/2018, The Attention Merchants: Understanding Design and Human Attention
Discussion |
In conjunction with the exhibition Fossil Tales, a discussion moderated by Frank Ippolito of the American Museum of Natural History.
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Fri, Mar 2
6:30 pm

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Discussions, March 02, 2018, 03/02/2018, An Imperfect Messenger: An Art & Science Panel
Performance |
A symposium on the vicissitudes of sleep, performer and folklorist Kay Turner presents #7 in a series of participatory performances exploring and reimagining the figure of the witch. Night Hags, cultural variants of which are found worldwide, come unbidden to interrupt dreams and cause frightening experiences of sleep paralysis. With help from dancers Katya Lazor, Lea Fulton and performer Angeli Sion, as well as audience members, Turner reveals new meanings of this hag. Perhaps, she is, in fact, your dream come true….
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Fri, Mar 2
6:30 pm

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Performances, March 02, 2018, 03/02/2018, Night Hags: Visitation: A Performance by Folklorist Kay Turner
Fri, Mar 2
6:50 pm

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Performances, March 02, 2018, 03/02/2018, a comedy magic show
Classical Music |
Faculty members Aundrey Mitchell and Tim McCullough present a concert featuring works for viola and piano composed during the 19th to early/mid-20th Century. The music performed will demonstrate the distinctive styles of the French and English schools of viola playing.
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Fri, Mar 2
7:00 pm

Free
Concerts, March 02, 2018, 03/02/2018, The Viola: From Paris to London
Book Reading |
When the U.S. Army drafted Elvis Presley in 1958, it quickly set about transforming the King of Rock and Roll from a rebellious teen idol into a clean-cut GI. Trading in his gold-trimmed jacket for standard-issue fatigues, Elvis became a model soldier in an army facing the unprecedented challenge of building a fighting force for the Atomic Age.
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Fri, Mar 2
7:00 pm

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Book Readings, March 02, 2018, 03/02/2018, Brian McAllister Linn discusses his book Elvis's Army: Cold War GIs and the Atomic Battlefield
Jazz |
Jazz and cocktails! Come out of the cold and into the swing with Deb Auer and her trio of NYC jazz greats. From standards to bebop and text from playwright Jim Neu.
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Fri, Mar 2
7:00 pm

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Concerts, March 02, 2018, 03/02/2018, Deb Auer, Jazz Vocalist
Gallery Talk |
Much of the art at the museum is centuries old, but provides fresh perspectives on our world today. Take part in a guided tour experience to learn more about the exquisite objects found throughout the galleries. Open your mind to new ideas, and access art through dialogue and close observation with a trained educator. Tours last approximately forty-five minutes.
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Fri, Mar 2
7:00 pm

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Gallery Talks, March 02, 2018, 03/02/2018, Friday Night Tour: Exhibition Highlights
Concert |
LiveSOUNDS features free performances by faculty and their guests on Fridays throughout the school year. It presents a cross section of a diverse and creative community of faculty members who are deeply committed to excellence and professionalism.
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Fri, Mar 2
7:00 pm

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Concerts, March 02, 2018, 03/02/2018, Faculty Recital: Jiayin Shen, piano
Play |
The Laramie Project by Moisés Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project tell the story of life that goes on after tragedy. It tells the story of distance, of confusion and of loss. In 1998, the town of Laramie, Wyoming became a place known to the whole nation, as Matthew Shepard lost his life due to the hate of others. In 2016, Orlando, Florida became known for the lost of 49 lives for the same reason.
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Fri, Mar 2
7:30 pm

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Plays, March 02, 2018, 03/02/2018, The Laramie Project: Wyoming Tragedy
Fri, Mar 2
8:00 pm

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Concerts, March 02, 2018, 03/02/2018, Mediterranean music and dances
Hike |
Duration: 13 Hours. Distance: 34 Miles. The main group will walk over every pedestrian-friendly bridge around the perimeter of Manhattan Island (~31 miles). A ~10% faster group will do the same around the perimeter of Manhattan Borough (~34 miles). Starting at the George Washington Bridge Bus Station, proceed clockwise around Manhattan and end with the Brooklyn Bridge from Brooklyn into Manhattan. There will be one ride on the Roosevelt Island Tramway for the longer route. Bring or buy lunch. There will be a few short breaks. Feel free to eat during the breaks or while walking. *NOTE: There is no slow group. Both groups will try to finish in 12-13 hours. If the number of people is small, they will try to stick together as one group.
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Sat, Mar 3
8:15 am

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Hikes, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, 45th Great Manhattan Bridges Walk
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The 3-hour walking and subway tour covers the Financial District including Wall Street and the World Trade Center, SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown. These are neighborhoods that simply can’t be fully appreciated from a bus. There will be one or two opportunities to sample tasty treats.
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Sat, Mar 3
9:30 am

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Tours, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, Downtown Manhattan 3-Hour Tour
City Walk |
Join a Manhattan Street Art Tour and experience the Lower East Side - SoHo, NoHo, Nolita and Little Italy. The Lower East Side of Manhattan is a playground for street artists, Soho is known to be one of NYC first permit Joint Live-Work Quarters for artists and the area received landmark designation in 1973. Noho and Nolita’s street art is either hidden in courtyards or on the more prominent street art facades. Learn about the history of the art of many famous and unknown artist.
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Sat, Mar 3
9:45 am

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City Walks, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, Manhattan Street Art Tour
Tour |
Greenwich Village is among Manhattan's most desirable and expensive residential neighborhoods. It's history, however, betrays it's monied status. The Village, with it's quiet, shaded streets, lined with lovely brick and brownstone townhouses, was once the incubating ground of artistic, social and political movements that have helped shape US history. From the Beats to the Folk Movement, from workers rights to gay rights, the Village has often been the center of it all.
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Sat, Mar 3
9:45 am

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Tours, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, Greenwich Village Neighborhood Tour
Conference |
Many academics work on issues of social justice, and in this politically tumultuous moment, they want to ask: What is the social responsibility of academics? What does it mean to assume this responsibility? This conference will be an interdisciplinary event where they aim to confront the limitations of their position as academics and conceive possibilities for moving beyond those limitations.
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Sat, Mar 3
9:45 am

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Conferences, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, The Social Responsibility of Intellectuals
Colloquium |
Unruly Design explores the rules that govern design concepts, acts of making and fashion practices both historically and in today’s context. Who sets the rules within a design field, designers, clients, consumers or end-users? How should designers engage the legal structures that bind production and consumption and/or respond to market forces? How might consumers and end-users rewrite explicit or implicit codes of use through practice? How are the rules of design made, changed or broken?
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Sat, Mar 3
10:00 am

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Colloquiums, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, Unruly Design: Making, Changing and Breaking Rules
Concert |
In response to the Allied victory in Europe on May 8, 1945 and in Japan on September 2, 1945, Toscanini and the NBC Symphony Orchestra performed Beethoven. Throughout the war, the opening motif of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony echoed the Morse Code “V for Victory,” and as fighting finally ended, the 9th Symphony’s hymn of brotherhood signaled hope for a peaceful future. In the finale event of the Library’s Toscanini 150 celebration, listen to excerpts of Beethoven’s 5th and 9th symphonies, plus excerpts from the Armed Forces Radio Service Victory Day broadcasts.
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Sat, Mar 3
11:00 am

Free
Concerts, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, Beethoven, Peace, and Victory: Listening to Toscanini and the NBC Symphony Orchestra
Workshop |
A talk by career coach Win Sheffield.
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Sat, Mar 3
12:00 pm

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Workshops, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, Organize Your Job Campaign: Getting on Track and Keeping on Track
Play |
Enzo Gattuccio's The Retreat tells the scary story of a girl who has been ill for sixteen days. The play features stress, insanity, Swedish literature, Swedish meatballs, disgust, social media influencers, and a small, totally non-threatening corporate retreat center tucked in the woods of the Bay Area. Starring Kelsey Ann Wacker.  
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Sat, Mar 3
2:00 pm

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Plays, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, The Retreat: A Comedy from Equity Library Theater
Tour |
New York City is a mecca for graffiti and street art, making it a very attractive playground for artists from around the world. Bushwick, in a working class district on the north side of Brooklyn adjacent to Williamsburg, has been attracting artists for some time now. The neighborhood has a fair collection of art studios and galleries, but it’s Bushwick’s industrial landscape that’s attracting the street artist. If you came looking for 1960′s Greenwich Village, you’ll find something brewing in Bushwick.
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Sat, Mar 3
2:00 pm

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Tours, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, Bushwick Graffiti and Street Art Tour
Tour |
You've seen the iconic skyscrapers, attended a Broadway show, visited Lady Liberty and relaxed in Central Park. Looking for a little more of the Big Apple? Maybe it's time to visit some of Manhattan's oldest and most enchanting historic districts. Take a relaxing stroll through SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown.
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Sat, Mar 3
2:00 pm

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Tours, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown Tour
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Known as America's first suburb, Brooklyn Heights is truly a gem. Travel and Leisure named it one of America's top 10 most beautiful neighborhoods, and its beauty is rivaled only by its place in American history. These quaint, tree-lined streets have been the sites of Revolutionary War battles, abolitionist activism and have inspired numerous novelists. Visit a stop on the Underground Railroad, or the home of Truman Capote, where he penned Breakfast at Tiffany's and where Jackie Robinson signed with the Dodgers.
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Sat, Mar 3
2:00 pm

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Tours, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, Brooklyn Heights Tour
Workshop |
Speaker, trainer, and certified professional coach Barbara Phillip will help you create a set of meaningful, realistic goals for 2018, including why New Year’s Resolutions don’t work.
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Sat, Mar 3
2:00 pm

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Workshops, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, Goal Setting: Make 2018 Your Best Year Ever
Book Reading |
This is a preview of Sharon Washington’s new play Feeding the Dragon. A moving examination of family secrets, forgiveness, and the power of language, Feeding the Dragon explores Washington’s life growing up in the library and the fire she never allowed to fade. Join Washington in a conversation about life in the Library, illustrated by archival artifacts from the Library.
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Sat, Mar 3
2:00 pm

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Book Readings, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, Sharon Washington discusses her play Feeding the Dragon
Talk |
It may be difficult to imagine today, but Arturo Toscanini—recognized widely as the most celebrated conductor of the twentieth century—was once one of the most famous people in the world. Like Einstein in science or Picasso in art, Toscanini (1867–1957) transcended his own field, becoming a figure of such renown that it was often impossible not to see some mention of the maestro in the daily headlines. As the Library concludes the celebration of Toscanini’s 150 year legacy, acclaimed music historian Harvey Sachs, author of the new definitive Toscanini biography, presents an afternoon program of commentary, listening, and exploration of historic musical genius.
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Sat, Mar 3
2:30 pm

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Talks, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, Toscanini: Musician of Conscience
Jazz |
Musique Libre Femmes is a group of Women Improvisers who compose and create spontaneous music in the moment.They have recently played at the 2016  and 2017 Lady Got Chops Festival to celebrate Women's History Month, and also perform at Abc NO Rio, Downtown Music Gallery , 6BC Botanical Garden and other jazz venues in NYC.    Cheryl Pyle -c flute/alto flute  Claire Daly-bari sax  Madeleine Yaodele Nelson-African percussion
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Sat, Mar 3
3:00 pm

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Concerts, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, Musique Libre Femmes: Jazz Trio
Sat, Mar 3
3:00 pm

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Performances, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, Comedy for kids!
Book Reading |
Nabokov's book was recently published in the US with apartamento, with texts by the writer Darryl Pinckney and the editor of Die Zeit Magazine Christoph Amend. A wine reception and a book signing will follow.
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Sat, Mar 3
4:00 pm

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Book Readings, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, Photographer Dominique Nabokov discusses her book Berlin Living Rooms
Classical Music |
Forty-five minute organ meditations celebrating the diverse repertoire of the pipe organ. The program features the great repertoire of the organ on the 101-rank Pipe Organ built by Herman Schlicker and the 5 stop chamber organ built by Taylor and Boody Organ Builders. Takes place every Saturday from Sept. 9, 2017 to May 27, 2018.
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Sat, Mar 3
4:00 pm

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Concerts, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, Saturday Afternoon Organ Meditation
Sat, Mar 3
4:00 pm

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Theaters, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, An amazing evening of intimate magic
Festival |
At the monthly First Saturdays, thousands of visitors enjoy free programs of art and entertainment, including dynamic performances and participatory experiences.
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Sat, Mar 3
5:00 pm

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Festivals, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, First Saturdays: Free Programs of Art and Entertainment
Opening Reception |
Maria Tomasula (b. 1958, Chicago) has been exhibiting in Chicago and New York for two decades. Her mesmerizing paintings are carefully-arranged compositions of man-made objects and organic floral elements. Unlike conventional still lifes, they are the products of Tomasula’s unique, vivid imagination in concept and in execution. Preceded by an artist talk and walk-through of the exhibition at 4:30 pm.
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Sat, Mar 3
5:30 pm

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Opening Receptions, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, All the Breath We Can Hold: Paintings by Maria Tomasula
Screening |
Dream Machines assembles a series of short films exploring the ethereal borderlands between unconscious desires and conscious thought, visionary dreaming, and spaces of somnambulistic sanctuary. Films by an international roster of historical filmmakers and contemporary artists, have been selected by writer Deena Denaro-Bickerstaffe and experimental filmmaker Albert Nigrin, who will be introducing the screening.
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Sat, Mar 3
6:30 pm

Free
Screenings, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, Dream Machines: Short Films on the Unconscious
Play |
As the rain pours down and the water keeps rising, a mother sits in a flooded basement, weeping. After her son is gunned down by police, Mary, a woman with a cracked past, finds herself paralyzed with grief. So her mother, sister, and daughter try to uplift and help her wade through the water, as she mourns. But when her tears begin to overflow, deep family secrets rise all around them. And once their painful past floats to the top, there's no telling who's going to drown. Written by Donja R. Love Directed by Saheem Ali
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Sat, Mar 3
7:00 pm

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Plays, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, In the Middle: A Workshop Production
Book Reading |
“I've made a decision; I have to stop.” Thus begins psychoanalyst Donald Moss’s latest book, which collects one sentence from each analytic session every day for a year. Donald Moss and Ben Kafka discuss psychoanalysis, experimental writing, and the compulsion to repeat. Donald Moss is a psychoanalyst and writer, a member of the NY Psychoanalytic Institute, the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis, and the Green Gang (a four-person collective focusing on the relations between the human and non-human environments.)
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Sat, Mar 3
7:00 pm

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Book Readings, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, Donald Moss reads from his book I and You
Sat, Mar 3
8:00 pm

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Concerts, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, Classic Soul & Motown Revue
Sat, Mar 3
9:30 pm

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Concerts, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, Cabaret and more
Comedy Club |
Rufus Khan is a short form indie improv team. Their monthly show has rotating comedy and improv guests. The New York Times called them “reliably funny."
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Sat, Mar 3
10:00 pm

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Comedy Clubs, March 03, 2018, 03/03/2018, Rufus Khan Short Form Improv Show
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