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|September 12, Saturday - March 26, Saturday||Bodies and Weight: Theatre for Health Explores Weight with Adult Women (PSC-CUNY)
10:00 AM at MTC Creative Center, 311 W. 43rd St, 8th floor, NY, NY 10036
Admission: free Tickets: email to reserve a spot
Bodies and Weight: Theatre for Health explores Weight with Adult Women. If you are a woman over the age of 18 who is interested in understanding what it means to be fat in today’s society, how about participating in theatre-based workshops that explore what it’s like to be overweight, fat, obese, chubby, pleasantly plump -- well, you know what I mean – in the US?
These theatre-based workshops are not about dieting or weight loss, just in understanding the experiences of the women who participate in them. You’ll create still images, tell and enact stories, improvise, and play fun theatre games all that explore the issue of obesity for women.
Participants will receive a Metrocard to defray travel costs for each session. Those who participate in the whole series will receive a gift card at its completion. Dates (Saturdays from 10am-1pm): 9/12 & 9/26; 10/10 & 10/24; 11/7 & 11/21; 12/5 & 12/19; 1/16 & 1/30; 2/6 & 2/27; 3/12 & 3/26. Contact Teresa Fisher for more information – firstname.lastname@example.org or 718-289-5100 x3412.
|September 18, Friday - December 18, Friday||Seminar: Hegel's Philosophy of Right (Marxist Education Project)|
6 PM at Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Ave,2nd Floor
Donation: No one turned away Tickets: thecommonsbrooklyn.org
Hegel studies continue at the Brooklyn Commons with a 12-week course in Hegel's work, the "Philosophy of Right". Russell Dale will be teaching the course.
For more info: email@example.com
We hope to see you there!
|September 23, Wednesday - June 30, Thursday||GOTHAM CHAMBER OPERA (Michelle Tabnick Communications)
at Location Varies
Admission: Price Varies Tickets: Will Be Available Soon
Gotham Chamber Opera announces its 15th Anniversary Celebration that will begin in the Fall of 2015 with a 15th ANNIVERSARY CELBRATION CONCERT (Date and Venue TBA). The season continues in February 2016 with Alessandro Stradella’s 1675 SAN GIOVANNI BATTISTA (Saint John The Baptist) in a co-production with the Netherlands Nationale ReisOpera, and a concert at (le) poisson rouge, 158 Bleecker Street, NYC, featuring a new work by David Hertzberg, winner of the Catherine Doctorow Prize for Music.The season will conclude with the New York premiere of Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD, a co-production of the Apollo Theater, Gotham Chamber Opera, and Opera Philadelphia at the world famous Apollo Theater in May 31, 2016- June 5, 2016.
Over the course of its history, Gotham Chamber Opera has served as a launching pad for the careers of many singers who have gone on to international careers.
|October 1, Thursday - October 31, Saturday||Action Against Hunger's (Andrea and Associates)
at Various Restaurants in NYC
Admission: Free To The Public
New York City restaurants and foodies will channel their passion for food into lifesaving impact through Restaurants Aga inst Hunger. Participating restaurants will support the campaign by designating a menu item to benefit Action Against Hunger, by giving patrons the option to add a donation on their check, or donating a percentage or proceeds for the month.
Every $1 raised will help Action Against Hunger provide one day of lifesaving treatment to a child in need. Every 30 seconds, a child dies of acute malnutrition, and Restaurants Against Hunger will help New Yorkers change that global reality. The New York City campaign is joined by an international network of restaurants supporting Action Against Hunger in London, Toronto, and Madrid.
Reservations at Pparticpating restaurants can be made through Restaurants Against Hunger sponsor OpenTable. To view the details of each restaurant, visit actionagainsthunger.org/restaurants-against-hunger.
|October 7, Wednesday - December 1, Tuesday||Real Estate Workshop: Investing in Real Estate—Bringing Out Your Inner Mini-Mogul (Asian Women In Business)
6:00PM - 9:00PM at Squire Patton Boggs LLP, 30 Rockefeller 23rd Floor New York
Admission: $50 per session Tickets: Click Here For Tickets
If you are in the stock market or in other investments, it is a good idea to broaden your portfolio. Where do you begin? What steps do you take to educate yourself about Real Estate? Is it for you? Join us in a 3-part workshop to learn about the different types of real estate investments available, risk vs. return profiles, and discover which one might be right for you.
Each of our sessions will feature a panel of experts who will share their personal experiences as investors and professionals and help you decide whether a real estate investment path suits your risk profile The sessions will take place on 10/7, 11/11, and 12/01, 6:00PM - 9:00PM.
For more information, visit our website www.awib.org or call 212.868.1368. Asian Women In Business 42 Broadway, Suite 1748 New York, New York 10004 Tel: 212.868.1368 - Fax: 877.686.6870 firstname.lastname@example.org
|October 8, Thursday - October 24, Saturday||Macbeth (of the Oppressed) (Kampfire PR)
at 14th Street Y, 344 East 14th Street, New York, New York
Fab Marquee Productions in association with The Theater Series at The 14th Street Y is pleased to announce an LGBT multicultural production of William Shakespeare’s tragedy Macbeth, adapted and directed by Tom Slot.
Performances begin Thursday, October 8th and continue through Saturday, October 24th. Opening Night is Saturday, October 10th at 8 p.m.
Featuring a cast of eight women and eight men. Starring Antonio Minino (MTWorks’ Dark Water) as Macbeth, and David Stallings (Farewell to Sanity - Best Lead Actor) as Lady Macbeth. Further casting to be announced soon.
|October 11, Sunday||Gastronomie 491's 2nd Annual Fall Fling: An Italian Style Celebration (Gastronomie 491)
Noon - 4:00 PM at 491 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY 10024
Admission: Free to the Public Tickets: Register on Eventbrite
One of Gastronomie 491's most popular events of the year is back! Join us on Sunday, October 11th, 12pm-4pm, to try tastes from some of our favorite purveyors and producers alongside housemade antipasti and gelato. Live music will provided by Michelle Green and complimentary apple cider from upstate New York will be served.
List of participants includes: Bruce Cost Ginger Ale, Sherry's Short Cakes, Raaka Chocolate, Tipsy Scoop, SerendipiTea, Mina Harissa, and Misha Dairy. More to be announced at a later date!
|October 11, Sunday||Pumpkin Day 2015 in McCarren Park (Town Square Inc.)
12:00 Noon at McCarren Park
Admission: $10 Tickets: Click Here For Tickets
MOVED TO SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2015 | 12-3 PM McCarren Park, Greenpoint/Williamsburg, Brooklyn Town Square's Pumpkin Day has become a highlight of the fall season in North Brooklyn. Each year, hundreds of kids and parents come to enjoy this popular event in McCarren Park. We offer a pick-your-pumpkin patch, arts & crafts, face painting, concessions, activities presented by local businesses and organizations, and live music and dance performances.
Nothing kicks off autumn like Town Square's Pumpkin Day! Tickets are $10 for each child. Tickets will get you into the patch, pick a pumpkin of your choice and a trick-or-treat bag with decorating items. Buy your tickets now and avoid long lines! Proceeds benefit Town Square and Lucky Pack 7, Greenpoint's locally run cub scout pack. Please contact email@example.com if you are interested in learning more about Lucky Pack 7.
|October 15, Thursday||17TH ANNUAL HENRY SCHWARZSCHILD MEMORIAL LECTURE – DEATH PENALTY (Lower Hudson Valley New York Civil Liberties Union)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM at Manhattanville College- Reid Castle, Purchase, NY
Admission: Free to the Public
Executive Director of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, Diann Rust-Tierney will be the guest speaker. Rust-Tierney has managed operations and programs for the Coalition and its 100 affiliates that seek to change public policy on the death penalty for more than a decade. The lecture is held in memory of Henry Schwarzschild, a board member of the NYCLU and a staff member of the ACLU from 1972 to 1990, where he led the organization’s Capital Punishment Project. Schwarzschild founded the Lawyers’ Constitutional Defense Committee and the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty.
|October 16, Friday - October 18, Sunday||UNITED PALACE HOUSE OF INSPIRATION 48TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION (United Palace House of Inspiration)
6:00 PM at 4140 BROADWAY at 175TH STREET - NEW YORK CITY
Admission: $35.00 Tickets: Click Here For Tickets
United Palace House of Inspiration will be having an anniversary concert starting on Friday, October 16th; doors open at 6pm, concert starts at 7pm. Features singer songwriter and Grammy award nominated Kelly Price, Kenny Lattimore, and the UPHI Inspirational Choir with UPHI music director, Tim McAffe-Lewis, Safari Voices International (one of Kenya’s leading choirs), as well as Nujume, The Trio from the S.T.A.R.S, a dynamic and inspirational vocal group.
On Saturday there will be a carnival cruise. Then on Sunday, October 18, at 12pm- the gathering hosts Spiritual Director Xavier Eikerenkoetter and First Lady Annette. To Purchase tickets go to unitedpalace.org.
|October 17, Saturday - November 1, Sunday||WESTBETH GRAPHIC STUDIO PRINTMAKING SHOW (Westbeth Artists Residents Council)
1:00 PM at Westbeth Gallery
Admission: Free to the Public Tickets: None
VISIBLE / INVISIBLE : Printmaking from the Westbeth Graphics Sudio and Guests. Using innovative and traditonal methods of printmaking, the show features the work of well-known printmakers Mary Frank, Mindy Belloff, Kathy Caraccio, Christina Maile, Claudia Vargas, Francia Tobacman Smith, WIlliam Kennon, Parviz Mohassel, Claire Rosenfeld, Cari Rosmarin, Gerald Marcus, and Jackie Lipton.
The Westbeth Graphics Studio, located in the legendary Westbeth Artists Housing has been a communal studio for Westbeth printmakers for more than 40 years. This show features current printmaker members and their guests.
|October 18, Sunday||17th Annual New York Shamanic Gathering in Central Park (NY Shamanic Circle)
12:30 PM - 6:00 PM at Central Park- The Great Hill (bet. 103rd-106th Streets)
The NY Shamanic Circle invites you to join our community at the 17th Annual New York Shamanic Gathering in Central Park Sunday, October 18th from 12:30-6:00 PM
Join our yearly big event as our earth honoring shamanic community come together in celebration of the spirit world in the natural beauty of Central Park. Come, get to know other people who are on the path. Open your heart, drum, sing, dance, journey and shapeshift with hundreds of like minded people from the Tri-State area. You are invited to bring food & non-alcoholic drinks for potluck picnic. Rain or Shine - All welcomed!!!
Bring your children and pets and loved ones! Also, bring promotional materials about your healing work to share on our information desks. Please bring a rattle/drum, a notepad and pen/pencil, bandana, blanket & warm clothes. The event is FREE / Suggested Donation $20
For volunteering, more Info and Questions, visit www.nyshamaniccircle.org email or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212-533-0909
|October 20, Tuesday||Advancing Lupus Care Through Research and Advocacy: The Progress and The Promise (Lupus Research Institute)
2:30 PM - 5:30PM at Time and Life Building,1271 Avenue of the Americas Entrance on West 50th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues 10020 New York , NY
None: Free Tickets: Click Here For Tickets
Learn about research progress that could transform patients’ lives and how you can advocate to fulfill its promise! Who should attend? People with lupus and everyone who wants to see Life Without Lupus!
Moderator: Brenda Blackmon, Emmy-winning Broadcast Journalist, Lupus Advocate and Founder of The Kelly Fund for Lupus, Inc.
Light refreshments -- Doors open at 2:15 pm.
|October 23, Friday - October 25, Sunday||BLACK ART IN AMERICA (BAIA) FINE ART SHOW, HARLEM (NYC) October 23 - 25, 2015 (Black Art in America)
9:30am at Faison Firehouse Theater, Six Hancock Place, NYC 10027
Donation: Weekend Pass $20 Tickets: Click Here For Tickets
BLACK ART IN AMERICA WEEKEND EXHIBITION
Many panels including: Art and Social Activism - with Special Guests, Danny Simmons and Kheli Willetts Hosted by the Houston Museum of African American Culture (HMAAC)
Programming takes place during the BAIA FINE ART SHOW Weekend Exhibition Pass: $20.00 for exhibitions and programming. Children admitted free accompanied by an adult (separate admission of $20 per show for music performances on Saturday, 10/24/15, at 7 PM and 9 PM). For general information call: 1.347.948.7308
|October 26, Monday - October 28, Wednesday||Impugning Impunity: ALBA's Human Rights Documentary Film Festival (Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives)
4:00 PM at 211 East 49th Street New York, NY 10017
Admission: $5 Tickets: Click Here For Tickets
Now in its fifth year, the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives' (ALBA) Documentary Film Festival creates a community-wide dialogue about justice, equality, and humanity through the presentation of documentaries on human rights issues, post-screening Q/A sessions with film directors, and community talk-backs with human rights advocates and activists.
This year's lineup features 21 films from 12 countries which tackle themes such as migration, incarceration, historical memory and social change. Festival passes with access to all the screenings, Q&As and closing reception, are available for $20. Tickets are $5 for the general public and free for students & ICNY members - AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR and ONLINE.
|November 5, Thursday - November 7, Saturday||NATURAL LIVING FILM FESTIVAL & COMMUNITY FORUM (Sugar Hill Communications)
6:45 pm at Maysles Cinema 343 Malcolm X Blvd. @127th St.
Donation: $10.00 Tickets: At the door, or on line
Opening night film: Thurs 11/5 at 6:45 pm - Evolution of a Criminal. How does a 16-year old honor student become a bank robber? Documentary, True Crime, with personal essay by the director Darius Clark Monroe. Exec. Producer: Spike Lee Forum Leader: Leroy Baylor
Day Two film screening: Fri 11/6 at 6:45 pm - E-Motion - Forum on the power of the subconscius mind, led by Suzie Sanford LMSW
Day Three: Sat All day 1-10 pm
1 pm - EFT healing to reduce stress with Join Stephanie Alston-Nero.
2:30 pm - Film screening, Fresh.
4pm - Raw and living food preparation with Chef T.
6 pm - Film screening, Buena Vista Social Club. Followed by a social with food and Afro Cuban and Salsa music.
|November 8, Sunday||AccessArt2015: A Reception & Art Sale to Support Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC) (Brooklyn Arts Council)
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM at
Brooklyn-based Artists are invited to submit their work for consideration to be included in Brooklyn Arts Council's& nbsp;AccessArt Benefit Art Sale, which will take place on Sunday, November 8, from 2-5pm in Brooklyn.
Deadline for Submissions: September 18, 2015
AccessArt will help raise vital funds for all of BAC's programs and services for artists and arts groups, including grants, exhibition opportunities, professional development and more. BAC would be most grateful if you considered donating a piece to support our services for artists like you across Brooklyn.
If you have any questions please contact Kavie Barnes email@example.com or 718.625.0080 x226.
|November 8, Sunday||NYC PTA EXPO 2015 (Town Square Inc.)
Noon at Brooklyn Expo Center
Admission: Free with RSVP
The 2nd Annual NYC PTA EXPO 2015 presents a fun and informative event with great resources, products, services and information for New York City PAs and PTAs while bringing together community members, educators, families, parents and city agencies. NYC PTA Expo offers community access and support for parents, exhibitors and educational leaders, alike.
NYC PTA Expo allows our schools and PTAs to share new information and projects with each other so that everyone benefits. NYC PTA Expo offers informative workshops by education specialists, companeis and past PTA leaders so that they may offer advice and resources to new PTA members. NYC PTA Expo brings together local and national resources, businesses, and brands to one venue.