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To My Beautiful Bonao & It's People (Art Exhibition)

Date:
January 18, 2018 - 6:30pm
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Cost:
Free

MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center is pleased to invite you to our new art exhibition at the Luisa Capetillo Gallery featuring art work by Toni Castillo.
"I always looked for different mediums to perfect my craft. My signature paintings are: 'EMOTION' And 'THE EYE LOOKING AT YOU". - TONI CASTILLO

Make Media that Matters at MNN!

Date:
January 20, 2018 - 12:00pm
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Cost:
Free

Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) is a public access television network and media education center offering hyperlocal programming and low-cost media production courses to Manhattan residents at our 59th Street Studios and El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center in East Harlem. Register for one of our free orientations to learn about the classes, workshops and events we offer.

Dance with MMDG

Date:
January 20, 2018 - 3:00pm
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Cost:
Free

Fun for the whole family, this free class is taught by Mark Morris Dance Group company members and accompanied by live music. All ages and levels are welcome.

Featured repertory: Mosaic and United (1993)

Taught by:
Lesley Garrison
Dallas McMurray

Accompaniment:
Ai Isshiki (piano)

Young Artists Competition

Date:
January 20, 2018 - 7:30pm
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Cost:
Free

Seven outstanding young string players between ages 13-18 compete in our Second Annual Young Artists Competition in Partnership with Florian Leonhard Fine Violins!

The Grand Prize Winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship and will be WHCO's featured guest soloist at our May 19th concert where he or she will perform on a fine instrument courtesy of Florian Leonhard.

Left Breast Comedy Hour

Date:
January 24, 2018 - 8:00pm
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Cost:
Free

1st and 4th place (aways a bridesmaid!) winners of the 2017 She Devil Comedy Competition, Sally ann Hall & Kimberly Dinaro bring you a night full of NYC's funniest women at the Lantern.

This month features:
Chloe McGovern
Claire Parker
Maria Wojciechowski
AND
Marie Faustin

Going Blind: A Documentary Screening & Discussion

Date:
January 29, 2018 - 6:00pm
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Cost:
Free

In recognition of Glaucoma Awareness Month, and the ongoing critical need to address issues and needs of millions of Americans dealing with vision loss, the Academy is pleased to host a screening of the documentary Going Blind: Coming out of the Dark About Vision Loss.

Produced and directed by Peabody Award winner Joseph Lovett, the documentary looks at all aspects of vision loss: detecting, treating, and coping.

Art & Equity

Art and Equity
Date:
January 31, 2018 - 6:00pm
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Cost:
Free

Contemporary artists Toyin Ojih Odutola (Barnard’s Lida A. Orzeck ’68 Artist-in-Residence) and Mary Sibande discuss the political role that artists play in today’s world in a conversation moderated by Columbia professor of art history and MacArthur Fellow, Kellie Jones.

Information: esher@barnard.edu

Open Mic Night of Theatre, Song, Ideas, and Current Events 1/31 RSVP!

Date:
January 31, 2018 - 8:00pm
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Cost:
Free

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.

Come to Open Mic Night of Theater, Song, Ideas and Current Events at The Actors Theatre Workshop, always on one special evening every month (SEE Dates Below!).

RSVP for Wednesday July 26, from 8 - 10PM!

Doors open at 7:30PM.

145 W. 28 St. 3rd fl. NYC.

Free or small donation.

Book Launch - Meet the Deplorables: Infiltrating Trump America - Harmon Leon with special guest Ted Rall

Date:
February 2, 2018 - 7:00pm
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Cost:
Free

Join Vice/This American Life contributor, Harmon Leon, and NY Times bestselling author Ted Rall – for the release of their new book: https://39westpress.com/meet-the-deplorables Partake in an evening of stories from the book.

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