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Activist New York

Explore the drama of social activism in New York City from the 17th century right up to the present. In a town renowned for its in-your-face persona, citizens have banded together on issues as diverse as civil rights, wages, sexual orientation, and religious freedom. Using artifacts,

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MOFAD 1 Minute Meal Event

1 Minute Meal: Stories of Food and Community in New York at MOFAD Thursday, July 27, 2017 6:30pm 8:00pm Museum of Food and Drink62 Bayard StreetBrooklyn, NY, 11222United States To launch James Boo’s pop-up exhibit at MOFAD, 1 Minute Meal: Stories of Food and Community

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Screening: THE THIRD SIDE OF THE RIVER

THE THIRD SIDE OF THE RIVER A film by Celina Murga (La tercera orilla, Argentina, 2014, 92 min. In Spanish with English subtitles) NYC Premiere — Q&A with the filmmaker! This slow-burn drama follows 17-year-old Nicolas, who lives with his mother and younger siblings in a

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Eid al-Fitr Community Celebration

Celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the end of Ramadan, at the Museum of the City of New York! Join them to learn more about this time of gratitude for Muslim people and share what you are thankful for by contributing to a community mural. Explore Muslim cultural traditions

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Rhythm & Power: Salsa in New York

Rhythm & Power: Salsa in New York Through November 26 Rhythm & Power illuminates how the diversity of New York City gave rise to salsa, an up-tempo combination of percussive Latin music and poly-rhythmic, Afro-Caribbean infused dance. The exhibition brings the history of salsa in New York

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Girls Write Now June CHAPTERS Reading at New-York Historical Society

Join Girls Write Now THIS Friday, June 16, 6-8pm for the Girls Write Now June CHAPTERS Reading at New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West (and W 77th St). Hear today’s best young writers perform their original work with keynote speaker Karina Glaser , author of the forthcoming novel The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street.  

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Latin American Films Presented by Cinema Tropical

JUNE 9—18 FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER and IFC CENTER Latin American Films Presented by Cinema Tropical Special discount ticket price for friends of Cinema Tropical: At the IFC Center: Select “HRW SUBSCRIBER” rate tickets online or at the box office. For tickets at Film

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Soft Skills – free event with CUNY

Pairing artworks from the 1970s with contemporary practices, Soft Skills critically examines interpersonal capacities like communication, cooperation, empathy, and flexibility, framing them as modes of feminized performance—and moreover, as work. Early feminist art often troubled the threshold between artifice and authenticity, using devices like masquerade and fictive personae to denaturalize

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Girls Write Now: Digital Media Exhibition

THIS Friday, June 2, as Qwerty showcase’s the next generation of media makers creating at the intersection of language, technology, and art — with a panel of digital game changers moderated by Jenna Wortham, staff writer at the New York Times Magazine and co-host of Still Processing. Panelists include: Jasmyn Lawson, GIPHY Culture Editor; Janice Morris, Head of Lifestyle

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STUDENT DISCOUNT: NY Shorts Film Festival

You are invited to attend the premiere film festival in New York dedicated to short form cinema the 6th New York Shorts International Film Festival May 30 – June 1 at the Sunshine Cinema! For the complete NY Shorts program and schedule visit www.NYshortsFest.com The festival is offering New School students a

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Creative Tech Week: The Conference

Creative Tech Week: The Conference Saturday, May 20, 2017 9:00AM Doors; 10:00AM Start; 6:30PM End Sunday, May 21, 2017 10:00AM Doors; 11:00AM Start; 5:30PM End Two Roboticists from Google X. The Head of VR and Game Design at IBM Research. The Creative Director of Virtual

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Making Queer Documentary

Making Queer Documentary May 19 – 21 https://uniondocs.org/event/2017-05-19-making-queer-documentary/ Filmmakers, film producers and distributors: develop your film with Making Queer Documentary at UnionDocs May 19-21. Led by Emmy-nominated filmmaker Cheryl Furjanic, this intensive three-day workshop will explore all aspects of creating documentary for social impact with

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World Press Freedom Day held at UN Headquarters

The World Press Freedom Day event being held at the United Nations Headquarters– jointly organized by The Department of Public Information (DPI) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). This year’s celebration, entitled, “Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing

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GreenspaceNYC will host Civic Art Lab

For a third year, GreenspaceNYC will host Civic Art Lab. This year’s lab will feature sustainability, art and design-themed workshops and talks, and a pop-up group art exhibition. All programming is free, open to the public, and generously sponsored by Material for the Arts and