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|April 5, Friday - July 28, Sunday||John Singer Sargent Watercolors (Brooklyn Museum)
11 a.m at Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Bklyn, NY 11210
Donation: $12 students&Srs$8 Tickets: at visitor center
A landmark exhibition that unites for the first time the Sargent watercolor holdings of the Brooklyn Museum, together with the Musseum of Fine Arts Boston.Included are 90 watercolors and ten oil paintings.
|April 6, Saturday - June 18, Tuesday||Muslim Education and Converts Center of America (M.E.C.C.A.) (Muslim Education and Converts Center of America M.E.C.C.A)
11:00am - 7: at 4 West 43rd Street, Suite 416 (Between 5th & 6th Avenues)
Admission: $50 - $120, range Tickets: At our office and online
The Muslim Education and Converts Center of America (M.E.C.C.A.) is one of the few organizations in the tri-state area d edicated to providing a traditional Islamic education to its students.
|April 19, Friday - May 19, Sunday||The Adventures of Ezra Jack Keats (TADA! Youth Theater)
2pm & 4pm at 15 West 28th Street, NY, NY 10001
Admission: $8-$25 Tickets: Click Here For Tickets
Join TADA! Youth Theater for a two-part musical adventure.
|April 24, Wednesday - May 22, Wednesday||Free Class in Economics (Henry George School of Social Science)
8:00AM - 4:00 PM at 121 East 30th Street New York, NY 10016
None: Free To The Public Tickets: None
Discover the true cause of inequality and unemployment in our nation. You will learn of practical tools that can be used to make our nation more free and more fair, and raise incomes for all.
|April 28, Sunday - May 19, Sunday||NYC tour de Cure Spin-A-Thon (American Diabetes Association)
at 24-Hour Fitness SoHo (136 Crosby St.)
Spin to STOP Diabetes! The American Diabetes Association and 24-Hour Fitness in SoHo are hosting a Spin-A-Thon to fundra ise for the 2013 NYC Tour de Cure, a cycling event dedicated to fighting Diabetes. So in shape for a great cause! April 28th & May 19th- 3 1-Hour Sessions 12PM, 1PM, 2PM
|May 3, Friday - May 27, Monday||Little Syria, NY: An Immigrant Community's Life & Legacy (Arab American National Museum)
10:00 am at 3LD Art & Technology Center, 80 Greenwich St., NYC
Admission: Free to the public Tickets: None
In the late 1800s, immigrants from the Arab World began settling in lower Manhattan. Their entrepreneurial spirit transformed the neighborhood, which came to be known as Little Syria, into a thriving community lined with shops, restaurants and coffeehouses, each furnished with signs written in their native Arabic. Here Arab Americans raised their families, educated their children, formed religious and community organizations and gradually became part of the life of New York. Although razed to make way for the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel and later the World Trade Center, the impact of this community resonates in the current Arab American community of New York and the dozens of similar communities nationwide. This exhibition documents the life of this immigrant community, recognizing Little Syria’s contribution to the city of New York, its connections to the Arab World, and its legacy across the United States.A series of public programs including walking tours, lectures and a poetry reading.
|May 22, Wednesday||Folk Fundraiser Concert for WBAI with Peter Yarrow and Bethany + Rufus (WBAI)
6:30 at The Community Church, 40 E. 35th St., NYC.
Donation: $25 Tickets: Click Here For Tickets
Door at 630, concert at 7.
|May 23, Thursday||Commemorating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (Radical Women)
7:30 PM at Freedom Hall, Harlem
The Birth of Chinese Feminism:The Writings of He-Yin ZhenCome hear about trailblazing feminist He-Yin Zhen,whose essays were just published for the first timein The Birth of Chinese Feminism: Essential Textsin Transnational Theory. Written in 1907-1908 inthe writer's early twenties, her works are incisivecritiques on issues that still plague women today,including gender oppression, labor exploitation,and militarism.Rebecca E. Karl, NYU History Professor, will bepresent to share background about He-Yin Zhenand the book. Karl is co-editor of the book, alongwith Lydia H. Liu and Dorothy Ko. A discussionof selected essays and open conversation will follow
|May 31, Friday - June 2, Sunday||Park Slope Singers present Mendelssohn's Elijah Part II (Park Slope Singers)
8:00 pm at Multiple (in description)
Admission: $10-$15 Tickets: At the door or from members
The Park Slope Singers conclude our 21st season with two dynamic performances of Felix Mendelssohn’s oratorio Elijah, Part II.Following a successful and lauded performance of Elijah, Part I last June, the Park Slope Singers complete their performance of one of the most successful and enduring oratorios ever written with Elijah, Part II.Written in 1846, Elijah tells the story of the Biblical prophet and his trials and triumphs in the 9th Century B.C. as he attempts to woo the Israelites back to the worship of Jehovah. The oratorio’s second part opens with a call to hear and listen to God. Elijah’s story twists and turns as he escapes edicts commanding his death and then journeys to the wilderness out of exhaustion and frustration. He is then sent into the desert by angels appear to him where he hears the voice of the Lord which strengthens himThe four soloists cover a range of roles as they perform famous arias ranging from the tender and soothing to the dramatic and operatic.
|June 7, Friday - June 9, Sunday||Left Forum 2013 (Left Forum)
at Pace University NYC, 1 Pace Plaza New York, NY 10038
Admission: $15- $75 Tickets: Online at the website and At The Door
The Left Forum—the largest annual conference of left and progressive intellectuals,activists, academics, social movements and the interested public in the U.S—will convene at Pace University in New York City. This years theme is Mobilizingfor Ecological and Economic Transformation. The conference will host a wide range of panels, a book and organizational fair and speakers such as Noam Chomsky, Oliver Stone and Vice President Garcia Linera of Bolivia
|June 14, Friday - June 22, Saturday||The Old In and Out (Three Rooms Press, a leading independent publisher)
7:30 PM at Stage Left Studio Theater, 214 W. 30 St, 6th fl, NYC 10001
Admission: $20 (plus handling) Tickets: http://the-old-in-and-out.eventbrite.com
What happens when young newlyweds in the era of "free love" realize that "happily ever after" is the last thing they 9;re likely to get? "The Old In and Out," a new two-act play by Madeline Artenberg and Karen Hildebrand, directed by Kat Georges, captures the journeys of four free-spirited women who, while looking for love, discover their true independent selves. Not since "The Vagina Monologues" has live theater captured the voices of contemporary women with such honesty and compassion.