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Thursday August 1, 2019 Aug 1, 2019
5:30pm Late Night Thursday: August 1 Tenement Museum

The lights stay on after dark on Thursday nights at the Tenement Museum! Each Thursday offers access to exclusive programs, tours, and exhibits only available on this special night of the week. This week’s exciting programs include A Day in the Life: Rogarshevsky, Life and Death at the Tenement, Tastings at the Tenement, Exploring 97 Orchard Street, and more.

5:30pm Late Night Thursday: August 1

The lights stay on after dark on Thursday nights at the Tenement Museum! Each Thursday offers access to exclusive programs, tours, and exhibits only available on this special night of the week. This week’s exciting programs include A Day in the Life: Rogarshevsky, Life and Death at the Tenement, Tastings at the Tenement, Exploring 97 Orchard Street, and more.

6:00pm Open House/Open Studios: Summer 2019 Artists BRIC

Celebrate the summer with BRIC and our summer 2019 artists-in-residence!

Celebrate the summer and great art with BRIC's contemporary art program during our Open House/Open Studios event, taking place at BRIC House. Come take a look at what our BRICworkspace residency artists have been up to as they open the doors to their studios! Plus, music, performance, art-making, free snacks and refreshments, and more!

Visit the studios of Zalika Azim, Dain DeltaDawn, Mei Kazama, and Nsenga Knight, in the artist studios. Check out Mimi Bai and Sareh Imani's studios in the Project Room and see what they've been working on this summer.

6:00pm Open House/Open Studios: Summer 2019 Artists

Celebrate the summer with BRIC and our summer 2019 artists-in-residence!

Celebrate the summer and great art with BRIC's contemporary art program during our Open House/Open Studios event, taking place at BRIC House. Come take a look at what our BRICworkspace residency artists have been up to as they open the doors to their studios! Plus, music, performance, art-making, free snacks and refreshments, and more!

Visit the studios of Zalika Azim, Dain DeltaDawn, Mei Kazama, and Nsenga Knight, in the artist studios. Check out Mimi Bai and Sareh Imani's studios in the Project Room and see what they've been working on this summer.

6:30pm The Ultimate NYC Trivia Night: Summer Edition Museum of the City of New York

The country's first bike path opened in NYC in 1894, what was it named? In which borough was Scrabble invented? 

Back by popular demand, the Museum of the City of New York is teaming up with the Gotham Center for New York City History for a night of trivia outside on the Museum's Terrace inspired by the city we know best. We’ll put your knowledge of NYC to the test in categories spanning the city’s epic 400-year history, iconic “only in New York” places and moments, and the notable individuals who have shaped our fair city – for better or for worse.

Ticket includes your choice of a glass of beer or wine. Prizes will be awarded to top teams!

6:30pm The Ultimate NYC Trivia Night: Summer Edition

The country's first bike path opened in NYC in 1894, what was it named? In which borough was Scrabble invented? 

Back by popular demand, the Museum of the City of New York is teaming up with the Gotham Center for New York City History for a night of trivia outside on the Museum's Terrace inspired by the city we know best. We’ll put your knowledge of NYC to the test in categories spanning the city’s epic 400-year history, iconic “only in New York” places and moments, and the notable individuals who have shaped our fair city – for better or for worse.

Ticket includes your choice of a glass of beer or wine. Prizes will be awarded to top teams!

Friday August 2, 2019 Aug 2, 2019
7:00pm Ben Sollee: Naked Soul Rubin Museum

Kentucky-born cellist and composer Ben Sollee likes to keep moving. Following the release of his debut record, Learning to Bend, he has performed with the Charlotte Ballet, and traveled the United States by bicycle. An ardent supporter of sustainability issues, Sollee has ridden over 5,000 miles and has performed and spoken on sustainability at a number of festivals including South by Southwest Music (2011) and TEDx San Diego (2012). He has also worked to raise awareness about the practice of Mountain Top Removal Strip Mining in Central Appalachia, an issue discussed in his 2010 collaborative album Dear Companion.

Sollee’s music has appeared on TV shows like ABC’s Parenthood and in films such as Killing Season starring John Travolta and Robert De Niro. Within the past year, Soleee has complemented his musical releases with The Vanishing Point virtual reality app, film scores like Maidentrip, a technology-infused production of Harold and the Purple Crayon, an interactive sculptural installation called Livestream, and much more. Through the innovative facets of his artistic portfolio he teaches his audience that the modern artist has no boundaries.

7:00pm Ben Sollee: Naked Soul

Kentucky-born cellist and composer Ben Sollee likes to keep moving. Following the release of his debut record, Learning to Bend, he has performed with the Charlotte Ballet, and traveled the United States by bicycle. An ardent supporter of sustainability issues, Sollee has ridden over 5,000 miles and has performed and spoken on sustainability at a number of festivals including South by Southwest Music (2011) and TEDx San Diego (2012). He has also worked to raise awareness about the practice of Mountain Top Removal Strip Mining in Central Appalachia, an issue discussed in his 2010 collaborative album Dear Companion.

Sollee’s music has appeared on TV shows like ABC’s Parenthood and in films such as Killing Season starring John Travolta and Robert De Niro. Within the past year, Soleee has complemented his musical releases with The Vanishing Point virtual reality app, film scores like Maidentrip, a technology-infused production of Harold and the Purple Crayon, an interactive sculptural installation called Livestream, and much more. Through the innovative facets of his artistic portfolio he teaches his audience that the modern artist has no boundaries.

Saturday August 3, 2019 Aug 3, 2019
12:15pm Asian American International Film Festival: Generations Shorts Asia Society

Shorts: Generations
102 mins. DCP. 

Whether it be biological or chosen, family is powerful. These shorts explore how generations come together; clash and grow, for better or for worse.    

This program includes the following shorts:    

MOONWALK WITH ME
Dir. So Young Shelly Yo. U.S. 14 mins. 
A story about a Korean American girl named Juno who is haunted by her father's disappearances. Upon his return, Juno must decide to keep her drifting father grounded or to let him go.    

THE MOON AND THE NIGHT
Dir. Erin Lau. U.S. 19 mins. 
In rural Hawaii, a teenage girl must confront her father after he enters her beloved pet in a dog fight.    

STAY
Dir. Foroud Avazpour. Iran. 14 mins.
An old man suffer from amnesia and his children take him to the past to find the present.    
    
THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US
Dir. Jeffrey Wu. U.S./China. 4 mins.    
While visiting his grandmother in Beijing, a grandson explores how Alzheimer's is changing his family and what it means to reconcile intergenerational relationships through language and culture in the face of irreversible memory loss.    

AH GONG
Dir. Clifford Miu. Taiwan. 14 mins.    
Eleven year old Chris arrives at the hospital only to realize that his mother and uncles have decided to pull the plug on his beloved grandfather.    

PLEASE TRANSLATE
Dir. Kelsy Lua. U.S. 6 mins.     
Please Translate explores how language can act both as a barrier and an effective tool to help bridge the relationship between a Chinese immigrant mother, and her American-born daughter. 

LIFELIKE
Dir. Haruna Tanaka. Japan. 30 mins. 
Kamehachi, a jobless carver of Buddhist statues, earns his living by making lifelike statues for freak shows. A member of a local well-to-do family requests Kamehachi to make a doll of his fatally ill daughter Tsubaki to copy her mortal beauty as is.   

Followed by a Q&A. 

12:15pm Asian American International Film Festival: Generations Shorts

Shorts: Generations
102 mins. DCP. 

Whether it be biological or chosen, family is powerful. These shorts explore how generations come together; clash and grow, for better or for worse.    

This program includes the following shorts:    

MOONWALK WITH ME
Dir. So Young Shelly Yo. U.S. 14 mins. 
A story about a Korean American girl named Juno who is haunted by her father's disappearances. Upon his return, Juno must decide to keep her drifting father grounded or to let him go.    

THE MOON AND THE NIGHT
Dir. Erin Lau. U.S. 19 mins. 
In rural Hawaii, a teenage girl must confront her father after he enters her beloved pet in a dog fight.    

STAY
Dir. Foroud Avazpour. Iran. 14 mins.
An old man suffer from amnesia and his children take him to the past to find the present.    
    
THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US
Dir. Jeffrey Wu. U.S./China. 4 mins.    
While visiting his grandmother in Beijing, a grandson explores how Alzheimer's is changing his family and what it means to reconcile intergenerational relationships through language and culture in the face of irreversible memory loss.    

AH GONG
Dir. Clifford Miu. Taiwan. 14 mins.    
Eleven year old Chris arrives at the hospital only to realize that his mother and uncles have decided to pull the plug on his beloved grandfather.    

PLEASE TRANSLATE
Dir. Kelsy Lua. U.S. 6 mins.     
Please Translate explores how language can act both as a barrier and an effective tool to help bridge the relationship between a Chinese immigrant mother, and her American-born daughter. 

LIFELIKE
Dir. Haruna Tanaka. Japan. 30 mins. 
Kamehachi, a jobless carver of Buddhist statues, earns his living by making lifelike statues for freak shows. A member of a local well-to-do family requests Kamehachi to make a doll of his fatally ill daughter Tsubaki to copy her mortal beauty as is.   

Followed by a Q&A. 

2:30pm Asian American International Film Festival: When We Walk Asia Society

When We Walk 
Dir. Jason DaSilva. 77 mins. DCP. 

In February 2013, filmmaker Jason DaSilva received the greatest gift of his life: the birth of his son. DaSilva watched his son bloom into an energetic, clever and funny little boy. But DaSilva also lives with progressive multiple sclerosis.

When he and his wife separated, she choose to move with her son to Austin, Texas, while DaSilva remained in New York City. As he explored the possibility of moving to Texas to co-parent his son, he found that the quality of healthcare in Texas was not adequate to address his needs. A haunting dilemma loomed for him: remaining in New York City meant access to superior healthcare which gave him relative independence and a higher quality of life, but separated him from life with his son. 

When We Walk takes an honest look at parenthood when living with a disability, and questions how we respond when two basic needs—access to healthcare and life with the families we love—come into conflict with each other.

Followed by a Q&A. 

2:30pm Asian American International Film Festival: When We Walk

When We Walk 
Dir. Jason DaSilva. 77 mins. DCP. 

In February 2013, filmmaker Jason DaSilva received the greatest gift of his life: the birth of his son. DaSilva watched his son bloom into an energetic, clever and funny little boy. But DaSilva also lives with progressive multiple sclerosis.

When he and his wife separated, she choose to move with her son to Austin, Texas, while DaSilva remained in New York City. As he explored the possibility of moving to Texas to co-parent his son, he found that the quality of healthcare in Texas was not adequate to address his needs. A haunting dilemma loomed for him: remaining in New York City meant access to superior healthcare which gave him relative independence and a higher quality of life, but separated him from life with his son. 

When We Walk takes an honest look at parenthood when living with a disability, and questions how we respond when two basic needs—access to healthcare and life with the families we love—come into conflict with each other.

Followed by a Q&A. 

4:30pm Asian American International Film Festival: In a New York Minute Asia Society

In a New York Minute
Dir. Ximan Li. 102 mins. DCP. 

Three strangers accidentally discover the solution to their problems lies in a single pregnancy test. Amy is haunted by a past breakup that has manifested into an eating disorder. Angel is caught between a loveless marriage to an American businessman and a passionate affair with a Chinese writer. Nina moonlights as an escort in order to support herself. 

Based on a Chinese short story, IN A NEW YORK MINUTE takes a slice-of-life look at relationships highlighted by its Asian and Asian American-led cast. First time writer/director Ximan Li leads a female driven production crew to create an intimate character study that interprets love from three different points of view.    

Followed by a Q&A. 

4:30pm Asian American International Film Festival: In a New York Minute

In a New York Minute
Dir. Ximan Li. 102 mins. DCP. 

Three strangers accidentally discover the solution to their problems lies in a single pregnancy test. Amy is haunted by a past breakup that has manifested into an eating disorder. Angel is caught between a loveless marriage to an American businessman and a passionate affair with a Chinese writer. Nina moonlights as an escort in order to support herself. 

Based on a Chinese short story, IN A NEW YORK MINUTE takes a slice-of-life look at relationships highlighted by its Asian and Asian American-led cast. First time writer/director Ximan Li leads a female driven production crew to create an intimate character study that interprets love from three different points of view.    

Followed by a Q&A. 

7:00pm Asian American International Film Festival: Happy Cleaners Asia Society

Happy Cleaners
Dirs. Julian Kim and Peter S. Lee
2019. USA. 98 min. Color. English / Korean. East Coast Premiere.

Happy Cleaners is about the Choi Family living and surviving in Flushing, Queens. We observe the day-to-day lives of the Choi Family members as they navigate through their respective struggles, cultural clashes, inner angst, all while trying to keep the family dry cleaning business afloat.

7:00pm Asian American International Film Festival: Happy Cleaners

Happy Cleaners
Dirs. Julian Kim and Peter S. Lee
2019. USA. 98 min. Color. English / Korean. East Coast Premiere.

Happy Cleaners is about the Choi Family living and surviving in Flushing, Queens. We observe the day-to-day lives of the Choi Family members as they navigate through their respective struggles, cultural clashes, inner angst, all while trying to keep the family dry cleaning business afloat.

Monday August 5, 2019 Aug 5, 2019
11:00am Jackie Robinson Family Day Museum of the City of New York

Learn about Jackie Robinson’s career as the first African American to play in Major League Baseball. Go on a scavenger hunt in the exhibition In the Dugout with Jackie Robinson to consider the challenges and successes he faced during his career. Then design a sports pennant to share an accomplishment while enjoying a snack.

Family programs are free with Museum admission and for Members, and geared toward families with children ages 6–12 years old. Activities are designed for adults and children to complete together.

11:00am Jackie Robinson Family Day

Learn about Jackie Robinson’s career as the first African American to play in Major League Baseball. Go on a scavenger hunt in the exhibition In the Dugout with Jackie Robinson to consider the challenges and successes he faced during his career. Then design a sports pennant to share an accomplishment while enjoying a snack.

Family programs are free with Museum admission and for Members, and geared toward families with children ages 6–12 years old. Activities are designed for adults and children to complete together.

7:00pm Sex Ed Trivia Night! Planned Parenthood of New York City

Join PPNYC's Activist Council for the 10th annual Sex Ed Trivia Night!

Drink specials all night & prizes for winning teams!
Gather your sex savvy friends for a night of fun for a good cause!

Suggested donation is $10 under "Additional Contribution" via ticket link or at the door. All proceeds benefit PPNYC's health care services, education programs, and legislative work.

Hope to see you there!

7:00pm Sex Ed Trivia Night!

Join PPNYC's Activist Council for the 10th annual Sex Ed Trivia Night!

Drink specials all night & prizes for winning teams!
Gather your sex savvy friends for a night of fun for a good cause!

Suggested donation is $10 under "Additional Contribution" via ticket link or at the door. All proceeds benefit PPNYC's health care services, education programs, and legislative work.

Hope to see you there!

9:00pm 2 by 2: 2 times the 2prov fun Magnet Theater

2 by 2 celebrates 2prov (or duo prov) by bringing you 2 flavors of 2prov in one show.

The show starts with 2Close exploring what happens when 2 people have to interact for longer than they may want to, followed by Sexland, a comedic 2prov with Adrian Sexton and Jason Specland.

9:00pm 2 by 2: 2 times the 2prov fun

2 by 2 celebrates 2prov (or duo prov) by bringing you 2 flavors of 2prov in one show.

The show starts with 2Close exploring what happens when 2 people have to interact for longer than they may want to, followed by Sexland, a comedic 2prov with Adrian Sexton and Jason Specland.

10:30pm Thank You For Coming Out: An LGBTQ Event Magnet Theater

Thank You For Coming Out celebrates LGBTQ improvisers and storytellers of all experience levels from all over NYC. Based on the details of a vulnerable and heartfelt coming out story, our improvisers make up a hilariously insightful and creative show on the spot. Our actors range from newbies to Broadway sensations!

You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll laugh-cry. COME OUT and join us, won't you?

We're not just a show, we're a community!

10:30pm Thank You For Coming Out: An LGBTQ Event

Thank You For Coming Out celebrates LGBTQ improvisers and storytellers of all experience levels from all over NYC. Based on the details of a vulnerable and heartfelt coming out story, our improvisers make up a hilariously insightful and creative show on the spot. Our actors range from newbies to Broadway sensations!

You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll laugh-cry. COME OUT and join us, won't you?

We're not just a show, we're a community!

Tuesday August 6, 2019 Aug 6, 2019
7:00pm Hannah Shaw: Tiny But Mighty Strand Books

Hannah Shaw, better known as Kitten Lady, has dedicated her life to saving the tiniest felines, but one doesn't have to be a professional kitten rescuer to change—and save—lives. In Tiny but Mighty, Hannah not only outlines the dangers newborn kittens face and how she combats them, but how you can help every step of the way, from fighting feline overpopulation on the streets to fostering unweaned kittens, from combating illness to combating compassion fatigue, from finding a vet to finding the purrfect forever home. Filled with information on animal welfare, instructional guides, and personal rescue stories of kittens like Chloe, Tidbit, Hank, and Badger--not to mention hundreds of adorable kitten photos--Tiny but Mighty is the must-have kitten book for cat lovers, current-and-future rescuers, foster parents, activists, and advocates.

7:00pm Hannah Shaw: Tiny But Mighty

Hannah Shaw, better known as Kitten Lady, has dedicated her life to saving the tiniest felines, but one doesn't have to be a professional kitten rescuer to change—and save—lives. In Tiny but Mighty, Hannah not only outlines the dangers newborn kittens face and how she combats them, but how you can help every step of the way, from fighting feline overpopulation on the streets to fostering unweaned kittens, from combating illness to combating compassion fatigue, from finding a vet to finding the purrfect forever home. Filled with information on animal welfare, instructional guides, and personal rescue stories of kittens like Chloe, Tidbit, Hank, and Badger--not to mention hundreds of adorable kitten photos--Tiny but Mighty is the must-have kitten book for cat lovers, current-and-future rescuers, foster parents, activists, and advocates.

7:30pm Zack Friedman: The Lemonade Life On The Second Floor Strand Books

No matter who you are, where you come from, what you do for a living, or how much money you have, everyone has a shot at greatness.

Zack Friedman has inspired millions with his powerful insights, including more than fourteen million who have read his advice in Forbes.

In his ground breaking new book, The Lemonade Life, Friedman starts with a fundamental question: What drives success? It's not only hard work, talent, and skill. The most successful people have one thing in common, the power to flip five internal "switches." We all have these five switches, and when activated, they are the secret to fuel success, create happiness, and conquer anything.

7:30pm Zack Friedman: The Lemonade Life On The Second Floor

No matter who you are, where you come from, what you do for a living, or how much money you have, everyone has a shot at greatness.

Zack Friedman has inspired millions with his powerful insights, including more than fourteen million who have read his advice in Forbes.

In his ground breaking new book, The Lemonade Life, Friedman starts with a fundamental question: What drives success? It's not only hard work, talent, and skill. The most successful people have one thing in common, the power to flip five internal "switches." We all have these five switches, and when activated, they are the secret to fuel success, create happiness, and conquer anything.

Wednesday August 7, 2019 Aug 7, 2019
11:00am Cycling in the City Family Program Museum of the City of New York

Visit the exhibition Cycling in the City: A 200-Year Historyto explore cycling cultures in the city, past and present. Then participate in a cycling related activity to take home with you. 

Family programs are free with Museum admission and for Members, and geared toward families with children ages 6–12 years old. Activities are designed for adults and children to complete together.

11:00am Cycling in the City Family Program

Visit the exhibition Cycling in the City: A 200-Year Historyto explore cycling cultures in the city, past and present. Then participate in a cycling related activity to take home with you. 

Family programs are free with Museum admission and for Members, and geared toward families with children ages 6–12 years old. Activities are designed for adults and children to complete together.

6:00pm Uptown Bounce: August 7 Museum of the City of New York

Join the Museum of the City of New York and El Museo Del Barrio for our annual Uptown Bounce series of free summer block parties. On four consecutive Wednesday evenings, dance to New York DJs, enjoy gallery talks, tours, art workshops, and savor summer drinks and local food.

6:00pm Uptown Bounce: August 7

Join the Museum of the City of New York and El Museo Del Barrio for our annual Uptown Bounce series of free summer block parties. On four consecutive Wednesday evenings, dance to New York DJs, enjoy gallery talks, tours, art workshops, and savor summer drinks and local food.

6:30pm Picnic in the Park Transportation Alternatives

Families for Safe Streets Injury and Loss Support Community.  Have you been injured or lost a family member in a crash?  If so, you surely know that life's not always a picnic.  All the more reason for us to come together as a community .... and have a summer picnic!  We'll meet in a NYC Park (TBD), surrounded by nature's wonder.  Bring your blankets, sheets, chairs, food, drinks, family, games and more - or just bring yourself!

6:30pm Picnic in the Park

Families for Safe Streets Injury and Loss Support Community.  Have you been injured or lost a family member in a crash?  If so, you surely know that life's not always a picnic.  All the more reason for us to come together as a community .... and have a summer picnic!  We'll meet in a NYC Park (TBD), surrounded by nature's wonder.  Bring your blankets, sheets, chairs, food, drinks, family, games and more - or just bring yourself!

7:00pm Rituals of Empowerment: Khentrul Rinpoche + Morgan Stebbins Rubin Museum

We often say knowledge is power. The tantric ritual of initiation, referred to as an “empowerment” in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, reveals the depth and sophistication behind this truism. Khentrul Rinpoche is one of the few masters to teach the highly complex Kalachakra from the Jonang tradition.

In this session Rinpoché explains the role of empowerment rituals to awaken in the student the capacity for primordial wisdom. It is not the transmission of a power to a student that he or she lacks; it is an activation of the full realization within that student that this power is inherent.

7:00pm Rituals of Empowerment: Khentrul Rinpoche + Morgan Stebbins

We often say knowledge is power. The tantric ritual of initiation, referred to as an “empowerment” in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, reveals the depth and sophistication behind this truism. Khentrul Rinpoche is one of the few masters to teach the highly complex Kalachakra from the Jonang tradition.

In this session Rinpoché explains the role of empowerment rituals to awaken in the student the capacity for primordial wisdom. It is not the transmission of a power to a student that he or she lacks; it is an activation of the full realization within that student that this power is inherent.

7:00pm Keah Brown: The Pretty One (W/ Ashley C. Ford) Strand Books

Keah Brown loves herself, but that hadn’t always been the case. Born with cerebral palsy, her greatest desire used to be normalcy and refuge from the steady stream of self-hate society strengthened inside her. But after years of introspection and reaching out to others in her community, she has reclaimed herself and changed her perspective.

In The Pretty One, Brown gives a contemporary and relatable voice to the disabled—so often portrayed as mute, weak, or isolated. With clear, fresh, and light-hearted prose, these essays explore everything from her relationship with her able-bodied identical twin (called “the pretty one” by friends) to navigating romance; her deep affinity for all things pop culture—and her disappointment with the media’s distorted view of disability; and her declaration of self-love with the viral hashtag #DisabledAndCute.

By “smashing stigmas, empowering her community, and celebrating herself” (Teen Vogue), Brown and The Pretty One aims to expand the conversation about disability and inspire self-love for people of all backgrounds.

Join us as Keah sits down and talks about her book with author and podcaster Ashley C. Ford!

7:00pm Keah Brown: The Pretty One (W/ Ashley C. Ford)

Keah Brown loves herself, but that hadn’t always been the case. Born with cerebral palsy, her greatest desire used to be normalcy and refuge from the steady stream of self-hate society strengthened inside her. But after years of introspection and reaching out to others in her community, she has reclaimed herself and changed her perspective.

In The Pretty One, Brown gives a contemporary and relatable voice to the disabled—so often portrayed as mute, weak, or isolated. With clear, fresh, and light-hearted prose, these essays explore everything from her relationship with her able-bodied identical twin (called “the pretty one” by friends) to navigating romance; her deep affinity for all things pop culture—and her disappointment with the media’s distorted view of disability; and her declaration of self-love with the viral hashtag #DisabledAndCute.

By “smashing stigmas, empowering her community, and celebrating herself” (Teen Vogue), Brown and The Pretty One aims to expand the conversation about disability and inspire self-love for people of all backgrounds.

Join us as Keah sits down and talks about her book with author and podcaster Ashley C. Ford!

Thursday August 8, 2019 Aug 8, 2019
5:30pm Late Night Thursday: August 8 Tenement Museum

The lights stay on after dark on Thursday nights at the Tenement Museum! Each Thursday offers access to exclusive programs, tours, and exhibits only available on this special night of the week. This week’s exciting programs include A Day in the Life: Rogarshevsky, Tenement Bedrooms, Tastings at the Tenement, Exploring 97 Orchard Street, and more.

5:30pm Late Night Thursday: August 8

The lights stay on after dark on Thursday nights at the Tenement Museum! Each Thursday offers access to exclusive programs, tours, and exhibits only available on this special night of the week. This week’s exciting programs include A Day in the Life: Rogarshevsky, Tenement Bedrooms, Tastings at the Tenement, Exploring 97 Orchard Street, and more.

7:00pm Unexpected Pairings: Gin Fizz a La Mode Museum of the City of New York

The original recipe for the gin fizz cocktail, first invented in 1888, was practically a milkshake with ingredients including powdered sugar, cream, and egg whites. Now, more than a century later, two independent Harlem mainstays, Sugar Hill Creamery, Harlem’s only family-owned ice cream parlor, and HH Bespoke Spirits, a craft spirits brand from the family behind the legendary NYC boutique Harlem Haberdashery, are reinventing this summertime classic with the first-ever gin fizz à la mode. To kick off the evening, Petrushka Bazin Larsen of Sugar Hill Creamery and Sharene Wood of HH Bespoke Spirits sit down with Edible Manhattan’sAriel Lauren Wilson to talk about their work as co-owners of family businesses, both inspired by Harlem’s storied history and located just down the street from each other on Malcolm X Boulevard.

Afterwards, try gin fizz à la mode and a sample of HH Bespoke Gin outside on our Terrace overlooking Central Park with music from DJ Erika Hamilton.

7:00pm Unexpected Pairings: Gin Fizz a La Mode

The original recipe for the gin fizz cocktail, first invented in 1888, was practically a milkshake with ingredients including powdered sugar, cream, and egg whites. Now, more than a century later, two independent Harlem mainstays, Sugar Hill Creamery, Harlem’s only family-owned ice cream parlor, and HH Bespoke Spirits, a craft spirits brand from the family behind the legendary NYC boutique Harlem Haberdashery, are reinventing this summertime classic with the first-ever gin fizz à la mode. To kick off the evening, Petrushka Bazin Larsen of Sugar Hill Creamery and Sharene Wood of HH Bespoke Spirits sit down with Edible Manhattan’sAriel Lauren Wilson to talk about their work as co-owners of family businesses, both inspired by Harlem’s storied history and located just down the street from each other on Malcolm X Boulevard.

Afterwards, try gin fizz à la mode and a sample of HH Bespoke Gin outside on our Terrace overlooking Central Park with music from DJ Erika Hamilton.

7:00pm Richard Russo: Chances Are... Strand Books

One beautiful September day, three sixty-six-year old men convene on Martha's Vineyard, friends ever since meeting in college circa the sixties. They couldn't have been more different then, or even today--Lincoln's a commercial real estate broker, Teddy a tiny-press publisher, and Mickey a musician beyond his rockin' age. But each man holds his own secrets, in addition to the monumental mystery that none of them has ever stopped puzzling over since a Memorial Day weekend right here on the Vineyard in 1971. Now, forty-four years later, as this new weekend unfolds, three lives and that of a significant other are displayed in their entirety while the distant past confounds the present like a relentless squall of surprise and discovery. Shot through with Russo's trademark comedy and humanity, Chances Are . . . also introduces a new level of suspense and menace that will quicken the reader's heartbeat throughout this absorbing saga of how friendship's bonds are every bit as constricting and rewarding as those of family or any other community.

For both longtime fans and lucky newcomers, Chances Are . . . is a stunning demonstration of a highly acclaimed author deepening and expanding his remarkable achievement.

Join us as Richard shares and signs his book!

7:00pm Richard Russo: Chances Are...

One beautiful September day, three sixty-six-year old men convene on Martha's Vineyard, friends ever since meeting in college circa the sixties. They couldn't have been more different then, or even today--Lincoln's a commercial real estate broker, Teddy a tiny-press publisher, and Mickey a musician beyond his rockin' age. But each man holds his own secrets, in addition to the monumental mystery that none of them has ever stopped puzzling over since a Memorial Day weekend right here on the Vineyard in 1971. Now, forty-four years later, as this new weekend unfolds, three lives and that of a significant other are displayed in their entirety while the distant past confounds the present like a relentless squall of surprise and discovery. Shot through with Russo's trademark comedy and humanity, Chances Are . . . also introduces a new level of suspense and menace that will quicken the reader's heartbeat throughout this absorbing saga of how friendship's bonds are every bit as constricting and rewarding as those of family or any other community.

For both longtime fans and lucky newcomers, Chances Are . . . is a stunning demonstration of a highly acclaimed author deepening and expanding his remarkable achievement.

Join us as Richard shares and signs his book!

Friday August 9, 2019 Aug 9, 2019
8:30am Audience Takes the Stage 2019 NYC CreativeMornings

Magogodi oaMphela Makhene is a writer with all kinds of fancy awards, including the world’s biggest monkey-gif enthusiast. When she’s not monkeying around, she’s figuring out how to help ordinary folks like you Jumpstart their Creativity through her babeland startup, KYNDRED Co. Last month, she published a nonfiction essay at Doré on freedom and being black in South Africa vs. the U.S. Her fiction is out now in the current issue of Granta. You can sign up for her weekly newsletter on creativity at wearekyndred.com.

Ariel Coello is an industrial designer with a decade of experience in retail displays, event production, print, and digital design. With his business, Made&Spotted, he works as a design consultant supporting clients across beauty, hospitality, food, and wellness spaces. He seeks to foster creative community in NYC with more in-person experiences, ranging from street art walks, to design workshops, and a variety of other social gatherings. 

Sally Rumble is a community building specialist, designer, and civil rights activist with a focus on anti-racism. She has worked with Justice League NYC, and mentored at Children of Promise, embracing children of incarcerated parents & empowering them to break the cycle of intergenerational involvement in the criminal justice system. Most recently she partnered with the Obama Foundation after helping to launch and produce the We Love You project, a portrait project challenging the mainstream media’s narrative and negative depiction of black men in America –– one portrait at a time. She sings with the Resistance Revival Chorus.

8:30am Audience Takes the Stage 2019 NYC

Magogodi oaMphela Makhene is a writer with all kinds of fancy awards, including the world’s biggest monkey-gif enthusiast. When she’s not monkeying around, she’s figuring out how to help ordinary folks like you Jumpstart their Creativity through her babeland startup, KYNDRED Co. Last month, she published a nonfiction essay at Doré on freedom and being black in South Africa vs. the U.S. Her fiction is out now in the current issue of Granta. You can sign up for her weekly newsletter on creativity at wearekyndred.com.

Ariel Coello is an industrial designer with a decade of experience in retail displays, event production, print, and digital design. With his business, Made&Spotted, he works as a design consultant supporting clients across beauty, hospitality, food, and wellness spaces. He seeks to foster creative community in NYC with more in-person experiences, ranging from street art walks, to design workshops, and a variety of other social gatherings. 

Sally Rumble is a community building specialist, designer, and civil rights activist with a focus on anti-racism. She has worked with Justice League NYC, and mentored at Children of Promise, embracing children of incarcerated parents & empowering them to break the cycle of intergenerational involvement in the criminal justice system. Most recently she partnered with the Obama Foundation after helping to launch and produce the We Love You project, a portrait project challenging the mainstream media’s narrative and negative depiction of black men in America –– one portrait at a time. She sings with the Resistance Revival Chorus.

7:00pm Jia Tolentino: Trick Mirror Strand Books

Jia Tolentino is a peerless voice of her generation, tackling the conflicts, contradictions, and sea changes that define us and our time. Now, in this dazzling collection of nine entirely original essays, written with a rare combination of give and sharpness, wit and fearlessness, she delves into the forces that warp our vision, demonstrating an unparalleled stylistic potency and critical dexterity.

Trick Mirror is an enlightening, unforgettable trip through the river of self-delusion that surges just beneath the surface of our lives. This is a book about the incentives that shape us, and about how hard it is to see ourselves clearly through a culture that revolves around the self. In each essay, Tolentino writes about a cultural prism: the rise of the nightmare social internet; the advent of scamming as the definitive millennial ethos; the literary heroine’s journey from brave to blank to bitter; the punitive dream of optimization, which insists that everything, including our bodies, should become more efficient and beautiful until we die. Gleaming with Tolentino’s sense of humor and capacity to elucidate the impossibly complex in an instant, and marked by her desire to treat the reader with profound honesty, Trick Mirror is an instant classic of the worst decade yet.

Join us in the Rare Book Room as Tolentino shares her latest work.

7:00pm Jia Tolentino: Trick Mirror

Jia Tolentino is a peerless voice of her generation, tackling the conflicts, contradictions, and sea changes that define us and our time. Now, in this dazzling collection of nine entirely original essays, written with a rare combination of give and sharpness, wit and fearlessness, she delves into the forces that warp our vision, demonstrating an unparalleled stylistic potency and critical dexterity.

Trick Mirror is an enlightening, unforgettable trip through the river of self-delusion that surges just beneath the surface of our lives. This is a book about the incentives that shape us, and about how hard it is to see ourselves clearly through a culture that revolves around the self. In each essay, Tolentino writes about a cultural prism: the rise of the nightmare social internet; the advent of scamming as the definitive millennial ethos; the literary heroine’s journey from brave to blank to bitter; the punitive dream of optimization, which insists that everything, including our bodies, should become more efficient and beautiful until we die. Gleaming with Tolentino’s sense of humor and capacity to elucidate the impossibly complex in an instant, and marked by her desire to treat the reader with profound honesty, Trick Mirror is an instant classic of the worst decade yet.

Join us in the Rare Book Room as Tolentino shares her latest work.

7:00pm Grant-Lee Phillips: Naked Soul Rubin Museum

That urgency inspired the headlong rush of Widdershins, Grant-Lee Phillips’s most recent album, in which he invests the insight, nuance, and wit that has distinguished his songcraft over the past three decades in a riveting dissection of today’s fraught social landscape. Beneath the moment’s tumultuous veneer, Phillips uncovers resonances spanning centuries—patterns echoing from the present day to the distant past. The album’s 12 tracks were cut largely live in the studio with the sharp trio of Phillips (guitar, vocals, keyboards), Jerry Roe (drums), and Lex Price (bass) serving as messengers. Says Phillips, “This moment is explosive, volatile, and heightened. It’s important to me that the music reflect that.”

By turns sardonic, provocative, and illuminating, Widdershins (produced by Phillips and mixed by Tucker Martine) delivers its poetic truths through Phillips’s peerless melodic sensibilities, carefully balancing intensity and vulnerability. A seasoned songwriter and performer with more than two decades of experience, first as frontman of the acclaimed Grant Lee Buffalo then as an accomplished solo artist, Phillips awakens comfort and hope by shining light into darker corners. “I hope to express my faith in people, my faith in the good ideas we’re capable of, and that regardless of what opposition we face, the fact that we can surmount these things,” he concludes. “We can stare them down, laugh at them, belittle them, and drive the darkness back into a hole.”

7:00pm Grant-Lee Phillips: Naked Soul

That urgency inspired the headlong rush of Widdershins, Grant-Lee Phillips’s most recent album, in which he invests the insight, nuance, and wit that has distinguished his songcraft over the past three decades in a riveting dissection of today’s fraught social landscape. Beneath the moment’s tumultuous veneer, Phillips uncovers resonances spanning centuries—patterns echoing from the present day to the distant past. The album’s 12 tracks were cut largely live in the studio with the sharp trio of Phillips (guitar, vocals, keyboards), Jerry Roe (drums), and Lex Price (bass) serving as messengers. Says Phillips, “This moment is explosive, volatile, and heightened. It’s important to me that the music reflect that.”

By turns sardonic, provocative, and illuminating, Widdershins (produced by Phillips and mixed by Tucker Martine) delivers its poetic truths through Phillips’s peerless melodic sensibilities, carefully balancing intensity and vulnerability. A seasoned songwriter and performer with more than two decades of experience, first as frontman of the acclaimed Grant Lee Buffalo then as an accomplished solo artist, Phillips awakens comfort and hope by shining light into darker corners. “I hope to express my faith in people, my faith in the good ideas we’re capable of, and that regardless of what opposition we face, the fact that we can surmount these things,” he concludes. “We can stare them down, laugh at them, belittle them, and drive the darkness back into a hole.”

Saturday August 10, 2019 Aug 10, 2019
12:00pm Summer Streets 2019 Calpulli Mexican Dance Company

Join Calpulli at the Summer Streets 2019 on Saturday August 10th at 12 noon at the corner of 51st St and Park Avenue in Manhattan for a free performance. More details coming soon.

Únase a Calpulli en el Summer Streets 2019 el sábado 10 de agosto a las 12 del mediodía en la esquina de 51st St y Park Avenue en Manhattan para una presentación gratuita. Más detalles próximamente.

12:00pm Summer Streets 2019

Join Calpulli at the Summer Streets 2019 on Saturday August 10th at 12 noon at the corner of 51st St and Park Avenue in Manhattan for a free performance. More details coming soon.

Únase a Calpulli en el Summer Streets 2019 el sábado 10 de agosto a las 12 del mediodía en la esquina de 51st St y Park Avenue en Manhattan para una presentación gratuita. Más detalles próximamente.

Monday August 12, 2019 Aug 12, 2019
11:00am Wet Water Lab Program Museum of the City of New York

What’s in your water? Join us for an exploration of our major water sources, the ways we use water, and filtration systems in the city. Get hands on and learn to apply scientific theory in a mini experiment. Compare pH levels of different liquids in our everyday lives. Document your findings like a scientist to take home with you!

Family programs are free with Museum admission and for Members, and geared toward families with children ages 6–12 years old. Activities are designed for adults and children to complete together.

11:00am Wet Water Lab Program

What’s in your water? Join us for an exploration of our major water sources, the ways we use water, and filtration systems in the city. Get hands on and learn to apply scientific theory in a mini experiment. Compare pH levels of different liquids in our everyday lives. Document your findings like a scientist to take home with you!

Family programs are free with Museum admission and for Members, and geared toward families with children ages 6–12 years old. Activities are designed for adults and children to complete together.

2:50pm Kevin Barry: Night Boat to Tangier Irish Arts Center

One of Ireland’s most exciting novelists reads from and discusses his latest work, a tragicomic Irish saga of menace and romance, mutual betrayals and serial exiles. Author and journalist Brooke Gladstone, of WNYC's On The Media, moderates.

2:50pm Kevin Barry: Night Boat to Tangier

One of Ireland’s most exciting novelists reads from and discusses his latest work, a tragicomic Irish saga of menace and romance, mutual betrayals and serial exiles. Author and journalist Brooke Gladstone, of WNYC's On The Media, moderates.

7:00pm Eliza: A Live Playthrough Of The New Visual Novel By Matthew Seiji Burns (With Jason Schreier) Strand Books

Visual novels are interactive games focused on story and narrative, often consisting of extended passages of text combined with images, voice, and music. Thanks to a diverse and enthusiastic group of independent creators, visual novels are a growing genre, producing some of the most exciting and interesting stories told in games today.

Eliza is a new visual novel set in present-day Seattle where a major tech company has developed an AI-driven counseling program that uses human “proxies” to interact with its clients. As one of Eliza’s proxies, your job consists of reading a script delivered to you in real-time through AR glasses, leaving you no autonomy over what you say. Is Eliza a technological marvel that brings therapy to those who otherwise couldn’t access it? Or is it simply another way that technology companies are gaining control over our lives?

Join us in the Rare Book Room as Eliza’s creator Matthew Seiji Burns plays through the first chapter of his game with live commentary, followed by a Q&A with journalist and writer Jason Schreier!

7:00pm Eliza: A Live Playthrough Of The New Visual Novel By Matthew Seiji Burns (With Jason Schreier)

Visual novels are interactive games focused on story and narrative, often consisting of extended passages of text combined with images, voice, and music. Thanks to a diverse and enthusiastic group of independent creators, visual novels are a growing genre, producing some of the most exciting and interesting stories told in games today.

Eliza is a new visual novel set in present-day Seattle where a major tech company has developed an AI-driven counseling program that uses human “proxies” to interact with its clients. As one of Eliza’s proxies, your job consists of reading a script delivered to you in real-time through AR glasses, leaving you no autonomy over what you say. Is Eliza a technological marvel that brings therapy to those who otherwise couldn’t access it? Or is it simply another way that technology companies are gaining control over our lives?

Join us in the Rare Book Room as Eliza’s creator Matthew Seiji Burns plays through the first chapter of his game with live commentary, followed by a Q&A with journalist and writer Jason Schreier!

Tuesday August 13, 2019 Aug 13, 2019
11:00am Live Webinar: Learn more about Girls Who Code Clubs Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code is an international nonprofit working to close the gender gap in tech. We've reached 185,000 girls with our programming! Join us to learn more about Girls Who Code, our movement, and how to start free 3rd-5th and 6th-12th grade Clubs in your community!

RSVP to join:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/3825468529921654795?source=Facebook+Event

**Please note, this info session is for anyone in the United States who has not already applied to start a Club and is interested in learning more about our Clubs program.

11:00am Live Webinar: Learn more about Girls Who Code Clubs

Girls Who Code is an international nonprofit working to close the gender gap in tech. We've reached 185,000 girls with our programming! Join us to learn more about Girls Who Code, our movement, and how to start free 3rd-5th and 6th-12th grade Clubs in your community!

RSVP to join:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/3825468529921654795?source=Facebook+Event

**Please note, this info session is for anyone in the United States who has not already applied to start a Club and is interested in learning more about our Clubs program.

7:00pm Carrie Goldberg: Nobody's Victim Strand Books

Join us as attorney Carrie Goldberg shares her book!

“We are all a moment away from having our life overtaken by somebody hell-bent on our destruction.” That grim reality—gleaned from personal experience and twenty years of trauma work —is a fundamental principle of Carrie Goldberg’s cutting-edge victims’ rights law firm.    

Riveting and an essential timely conversation-starter, Nobody's Victim invites readers to join Carrie on the front lines of the war against sexual violence and privacy violations as she fights for revenge porn and sextortion laws, uncovers major Title IX violations, and sues the hell out of tech companies, schools, and powerful sexual predators. Her battleground is the courtroom; her crusade is to transform clients from victims into warriors.

In gripping detail, Carrie shares the diabolical ways her clients are attacked and how she, through her unique combination of advocacy, badass relentlessness, risk-taking, and client-empowerment, pursues justice for them all. There are stories about a woman whose ex-boyfriend made fake bomb threats in her name and caused a national panic; a fifteen-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted on school grounds and then suspended when she reported the attack; and a man whose ex-boyfriend used a dating app to send more than 1,200 men to ex's home and work for sex. With breathtaking honesty, Carrie also shares her own shattering story about why she began her work and the uphill battle of building a business.

While her clients are a diverse group—from every gender, sexual orientation, age, class, race, religion, occupation, and background—the offenders are not. They are highly predictable. In this book, Carrie offers a taxonomy of the four types of offenders she encounters most often at her firm: assholes, psychos, pervs, and trolls. “If we recognize the patterns of these perpetrators,” she explains, “we know how to fight back.”  

Deeply personal yet achingly universal, Nobody's Victim is a bold and much-needed analysis of victim protection in the era of the Internet. This book is an urgent warning of a coming crisis, a predictor of imminent danger, and a weapon to take back control and protect ourselves—both online and off.

7:00pm Carrie Goldberg: Nobody's Victim

Join us as attorney Carrie Goldberg shares her book!

“We are all a moment away from having our life overtaken by somebody hell-bent on our destruction.” That grim reality—gleaned from personal experience and twenty years of trauma work —is a fundamental principle of Carrie Goldberg’s cutting-edge victims’ rights law firm.    

Riveting and an essential timely conversation-starter, Nobody's Victim invites readers to join Carrie on the front lines of the war against sexual violence and privacy violations as she fights for revenge porn and sextortion laws, uncovers major Title IX violations, and sues the hell out of tech companies, schools, and powerful sexual predators. Her battleground is the courtroom; her crusade is to transform clients from victims into warriors.

In gripping detail, Carrie shares the diabolical ways her clients are attacked and how she, through her unique combination of advocacy, badass relentlessness, risk-taking, and client-empowerment, pursues justice for them all. There are stories about a woman whose ex-boyfriend made fake bomb threats in her name and caused a national panic; a fifteen-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted on school grounds and then suspended when she reported the attack; and a man whose ex-boyfriend used a dating app to send more than 1,200 men to ex's home and work for sex. With breathtaking honesty, Carrie also shares her own shattering story about why she began her work and the uphill battle of building a business.

While her clients are a diverse group—from every gender, sexual orientation, age, class, race, religion, occupation, and background—the offenders are not. They are highly predictable. In this book, Carrie offers a taxonomy of the four types of offenders she encounters most often at her firm: assholes, psychos, pervs, and trolls. “If we recognize the patterns of these perpetrators,” she explains, “we know how to fight back.”  

Deeply personal yet achingly universal, Nobody's Victim is a bold and much-needed analysis of victim protection in the era of the Internet. This book is an urgent warning of a coming crisis, a predictor of imminent danger, and a weapon to take back control and protect ourselves—both online and off.

7:00pm Lit On Film @ Nitehawk Strand Books

From the stacks of Strand to the screen at Nitehawk, we invite you to join us for a night of literary adaptations. These stories have lived on shelves at Strand Book Store for 92 years, and we’re excited to see them come to life in 12 original short films.

Enjoy the films, hang around for the award ceremony, and do some networking in the bar after! Thanks to our judges, all those who submitted, Nitehawk Cinema and book lovers everywhere who make this film festival possible.

7:00pm Lit On Film @ Nitehawk

From the stacks of Strand to the screen at Nitehawk, we invite you to join us for a night of literary adaptations. These stories have lived on shelves at Strand Book Store for 92 years, and we’re excited to see them come to life in 12 original short films.

Enjoy the films, hang around for the award ceremony, and do some networking in the bar after! Thanks to our judges, all those who submitted, Nitehawk Cinema and book lovers everywhere who make this film festival possible.

7:00pm Decade of Fire Outdoors - Willis Ave Community Garden New York Restoration Project

Join us outdoors for a FREE community screening of DECADE OF FIRE, followed by a filmmaker Q&A!

Date: Tuesday, Aug 13
Address: 378 Willis Ave, Bronx NY
7:00 PM: Doors Open
Sundown: Film Begins

7:00pm Decade of Fire Outdoors - Willis Ave Community Garden

Join us outdoors for a FREE community screening of DECADE OF FIRE, followed by a filmmaker Q&A!

Date: Tuesday, Aug 13
Address: 378 Willis Ave, Bronx NY
7:00 PM: Doors Open
Sundown: Film Begins

7:30pm Zahra Hankir: Our Women On The Ground On The 2Nd Floor Strand Books

Nineteen Arab women journalists speak out about what it's like to report on their changing homelands in this first-of-its-kind essay collection, with a foreword by CNN chief international correspondent Christiane Amanpour.

A growing number of intrepid Arab and Middle Eastern sahafiyat—female journalists—are working tirelessly to shape nuanced narratives about their changing homelands, often risking their lives on the front lines of war. From sexual harassment on the streets of Cairo to the difficulty of traveling without a male relative in Yemen, their challenges are unique—as are their advantages, such as being able to speak candidly with other women at a Syrian medical clinic or attend an exclusive beauty contest for sheep in Saudi Arabia. 

In Our Women on the Ground, nineteen of these women tell us, in their own words, about what it’s like to report on conflicts that (quite literally) hit close to home. Their daring and heartfelt stories, told here for the first time, shatter stereotypes about the region’s women and provide an urgently needed perspective on a part of the world that is frequently misunderstood.

Join us in the 2nd Floor Art Department as contributors Nada Bakri and Nour Malas discuss their work with editor Zahra Hankir!

7:30pm Zahra Hankir: Our Women On The Ground On The 2Nd Floor

Nineteen Arab women journalists speak out about what it's like to report on their changing homelands in this first-of-its-kind essay collection, with a foreword by CNN chief international correspondent Christiane Amanpour.

A growing number of intrepid Arab and Middle Eastern sahafiyat—female journalists—are working tirelessly to shape nuanced narratives about their changing homelands, often risking their lives on the front lines of war. From sexual harassment on the streets of Cairo to the difficulty of traveling without a male relative in Yemen, their challenges are unique—as are their advantages, such as being able to speak candidly with other women at a Syrian medical clinic or attend an exclusive beauty contest for sheep in Saudi Arabia. 

In Our Women on the Ground, nineteen of these women tell us, in their own words, about what it’s like to report on conflicts that (quite literally) hit close to home. Their daring and heartfelt stories, told here for the first time, shatter stereotypes about the region’s women and provide an urgently needed perspective on a part of the world that is frequently misunderstood.

Join us in the 2nd Floor Art Department as contributors Nada Bakri and Nour Malas discuss their work with editor Zahra Hankir!

Wednesday August 14, 2019 Aug 14, 2019
11:00am Garbage, Garbage Everywhere! Museum of the City of New York

Explore the Future City Lab, part of the acclaimed exhibition New York at Its Core, and see the ways that climate change and your personal trash are connected. Learn about the cycle of composting and how to recycle in the city, while enjoying a snack. 

Family programs are free with Museum admission and for Members, and geared toward families with children ages 6–12 years old. Activities are designed for adults and children to complete together.

11:00am Garbage, Garbage Everywhere!

Explore the Future City Lab, part of the acclaimed exhibition New York at Its Core, and see the ways that climate change and your personal trash are connected. Learn about the cycle of composting and how to recycle in the city, while enjoying a snack. 

Family programs are free with Museum admission and for Members, and geared toward families with children ages 6–12 years old. Activities are designed for adults and children to complete together.

6:00pm Uptown Bounce: August 14 Museum of the City of New York

Join the Museum of the City of New York and El Museo Del Barrio for our annual Uptown Bounce series of free summer block parties. On four consecutive Wednesday evenings, dance to New York DJs, enjoy gallery talks, tours, art workshops, and savor summer drinks and local food.

6:00pm Uptown Bounce: August 14

Join the Museum of the City of New York and El Museo Del Barrio for our annual Uptown Bounce series of free summer block parties. On four consecutive Wednesday evenings, dance to New York DJs, enjoy gallery talks, tours, art workshops, and savor summer drinks and local food.

7:00pm Ramiro Barrios. Solo Set. El Taller Latino Americano

The music of Ramiro Barrios is based on the conceptual development of jazz through the fusion of Argentinian folklore, blues and rock.

7:00pm Ramiro Barrios. Solo Set.

The music of Ramiro Barrios is based on the conceptual development of jazz through the fusion of Argentinian folklore, blues and rock.

7:00pm Hannah Orenstein: Love At First Like Strand Books

From the author of Playing with Matches, the rollicking tale of a young jewelry shop owner who accidentally leads her Instagram followers to believe that she’s engaged—and then decides to keep up the ruse.

Eliza Roth and her sister Sophie co-own a jewelry shop in Brooklyn. One night, after learning of an ex’s engagement, Eliza accidentally posts a photo of herself wearing a diamond ring on that finger to her Instagram account beloved by 100,000 followers. Sales skyrocket, press rolls in, and Eliza learns that her personal life is good for business. So she has a choice: continue the ruse or clear up the misunderstanding. With mounting financial pressure, Eliza sets off to find a fake fiancé.

Fellow entrepreneur Blake seems like the perfect match on paper. And in real life he shows promise, too. He would be perfect, if only Eliza didn’t feel also drawn to someone else. But Blake doesn’t know Eliza is “engaged”; Sophie asks Eliza for an impossible sum of money; and Eliza’s lies start to spiral out of control. She can either stay engaged online or fall in love in real life.

Written with singular charm and style, Love at First Like is for anyone growing up and settling down in the digital age.

Join us in the Rare Book Room as Hannah shares her new book!

7:00pm Hannah Orenstein: Love At First Like

From the author of Playing with Matches, the rollicking tale of a young jewelry shop owner who accidentally leads her Instagram followers to believe that she’s engaged—and then decides to keep up the ruse.

Eliza Roth and her sister Sophie co-own a jewelry shop in Brooklyn. One night, after learning of an ex’s engagement, Eliza accidentally posts a photo of herself wearing a diamond ring on that finger to her Instagram account beloved by 100,000 followers. Sales skyrocket, press rolls in, and Eliza learns that her personal life is good for business. So she has a choice: continue the ruse or clear up the misunderstanding. With mounting financial pressure, Eliza sets off to find a fake fiancé.

Fellow entrepreneur Blake seems like the perfect match on paper. And in real life he shows promise, too. He would be perfect, if only Eliza didn’t feel also drawn to someone else. But Blake doesn’t know Eliza is “engaged”; Sophie asks Eliza for an impossible sum of money; and Eliza’s lies start to spiral out of control. She can either stay engaged online or fall in love in real life.

Written with singular charm and style, Love at First Like is for anyone growing up and settling down in the digital age.

Join us in the Rare Book Room as Hannah shares her new book!

7:00pm AFSP Charity Event ft. Saved by the 90s American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

LIVE SHOW AT PIANOS (8/14)

SAVED BY THE 90s CHARITY EVENT

$40 in advance, $50 at the door (100% of proceeds will go to the NYC Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention)
FREE AT 12AM
6:30PM Doors

7:00pm AFSP Charity Event ft. Saved by the 90s

LIVE SHOW AT PIANOS (8/14)

SAVED BY THE 90s CHARITY EVENT

$40 in advance, $50 at the door (100% of proceeds will go to the NYC Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention)
FREE AT 12AM
6:30PM Doors

7:00pm Decade of Fire Outdoors - Paradise on Earth Community Garden New York Restoration Project

Join us outdoors for a FREE community screening of DECADE OF FIRE, followed by a filmmaker Q&A!

Date: Wednesday, Aug 14
Address: 1106 Fox Street, Bronx NY
7:00 PM: Doors Open
Sundown: Film Begins

Throughout the 1970’s, fires consumed the South Bronx. Black and Puerto Rican residents were blamed for the devastation even as they battled daily to save their neighborhoods. In Decade Of Fire, Bronx-born Vivian Vázquez Irizarry pursues the truth surrounding the fires – uncovering policies of racism and neglect that still shape our cities, and offering hope to communities on the brink today.

7:00pm Decade of Fire Outdoors - Paradise on Earth Community Garden

Join us outdoors for a FREE community screening of DECADE OF FIRE, followed by a filmmaker Q&A!

Date: Wednesday, Aug 14
Address: 1106 Fox Street, Bronx NY
7:00 PM: Doors Open
Sundown: Film Begins

Throughout the 1970’s, fires consumed the South Bronx. Black and Puerto Rican residents were blamed for the devastation even as they battled daily to save their neighborhoods. In Decade Of Fire, Bronx-born Vivian Vázquez Irizarry pursues the truth surrounding the fires – uncovering policies of racism and neglect that still shape our cities, and offering hope to communities on the brink today.

7:00pm Seeing the Sacred in Samsara Rubin Museum

Get a fascinating glimpse of the tantric yogis of medieval India at this illustrated lecture. Renowned Professor of Buddhist Studies Donald S. Lopez Jr. converses with Tenzin Tethong, whose collection of paintings forms the basis of Lopez’s new book, Seeing the Sacred in Samsara.

This fascinating art book features full-color, full-scale paintings of each of the 84 Indian mahasiddhas, tantric Buddhist saints known for their supernatural powers, esoteric iconography, and often wild, seemingly transgressive behaviors. Unlike monks and nuns who renounce the world, these saints sought the sacred in the midst of samsara. Some were simple peasants who meditated while doing manual labor. Others were kings and queens who traded the comfort and riches of the palace for the danger and transgression of the charnel ground. Still others were sinners—pimps, drunkards, gamblers, and hunters—who transformed their sins into sanctity.

Lopez will offer historical, aesthetic, and religious insights, giving audience members a sense of the nuanced narratives and themes illustrated in the paintings, while Tenzin Tethong will speak to his remarkable family history and the origins of the paintings.

A book signing will follow the program.

7:00pm Seeing the Sacred in Samsara

Get a fascinating glimpse of the tantric yogis of medieval India at this illustrated lecture. Renowned Professor of Buddhist Studies Donald S. Lopez Jr. converses with Tenzin Tethong, whose collection of paintings forms the basis of Lopez’s new book, Seeing the Sacred in Samsara.

This fascinating art book features full-color, full-scale paintings of each of the 84 Indian mahasiddhas, tantric Buddhist saints known for their supernatural powers, esoteric iconography, and often wild, seemingly transgressive behaviors. Unlike monks and nuns who renounce the world, these saints sought the sacred in the midst of samsara. Some were simple peasants who meditated while doing manual labor. Others were kings and queens who traded the comfort and riches of the palace for the danger and transgression of the charnel ground. Still others were sinners—pimps, drunkards, gamblers, and hunters—who transformed their sins into sanctity.

Lopez will offer historical, aesthetic, and religious insights, giving audience members a sense of the nuanced narratives and themes illustrated in the paintings, while Tenzin Tethong will speak to his remarkable family history and the origins of the paintings.

A book signing will follow the program.

Thursday August 15, 2019 Aug 15, 2019
8:30am Perspectives on Hong Kong’s Protests Asia Society

This June, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong to protest against the so-called “Extradition Bill”, creating one of the most profound political crises since the 1997 handover. Critics fear that the bill would be abused for political reasons to extradite individuals to mainland China, and there are also concerns over China’s legal system with respect to human rights and due process. Though the protests have led Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam to suspend the bill in the legislature, it has not been fully withdrawn from consideration. Some protesters have added other demands — Carrie Lam’s resignation investigations into police abuse during the protests, and renewed demands for universal suffrage.

Join us for a special briefing with two members of Hong Kong’s legislature, Dennis Kwok and Alvin Yeung, who will share their insights on the future of Hong Kong’s political landscape.

8:30am Perspectives on Hong Kong’s Protests

This June, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong to protest against the so-called “Extradition Bill”, creating one of the most profound political crises since the 1997 handover. Critics fear that the bill would be abused for political reasons to extradite individuals to mainland China, and there are also concerns over China’s legal system with respect to human rights and due process. Though the protests have led Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam to suspend the bill in the legislature, it has not been fully withdrawn from consideration. Some protesters have added other demands — Carrie Lam’s resignation investigations into police abuse during the protests, and renewed demands for universal suffrage.

Join us for a special briefing with two members of Hong Kong’s legislature, Dennis Kwok and Alvin Yeung, who will share their insights on the future of Hong Kong’s political landscape.

5:30pm Late Night Thursday: August 15 Tenement Museum

The lights stay on after dark on Thursday nights at the Tenement Museum! Each Thursday offers access to exclusive programs, tours, and exhibits only available on this special night of the week. This week’s exciting programs include A Day in the Life: Rogarshevsky, Life and Death at the Tenement, Tastings at the Tenement, Exploring 97 Orchard Street, and more.

5:30pm Late Night Thursday: August 15

The lights stay on after dark on Thursday nights at the Tenement Museum! Each Thursday offers access to exclusive programs, tours, and exhibits only available on this special night of the week. This week’s exciting programs include A Day in the Life: Rogarshevsky, Life and Death at the Tenement, Tastings at the Tenement, Exploring 97 Orchard Street, and more.

7:00pm The Tyranny Of Joy: On Contemporary Over-Performance Strand Books

To the conventional “How are you?”, most people would automatically answer the emphatic “GREAT” we all know, and rarely question.

Why display such a positive attitude towards the people who inquire about our wellbeing, even when our life might be falling apart?

In this Olio, we will explore the manifestations and possible reasons for the repulsion people feel for their suffering peers, and how that repulsion might be connected to the pressure for performance in a narcissistic “burnout society” we live in.

We'll try to redefine what a more "authentic joy" could be and the benefits of a certain type of laziness, by discussing views we can find, for instance, in the essay "The Agony of Eros" by Byung-Chul Han, but also in several classical works of continental philosophy by Bertrand Russell, Pascal or Epicurus.

Pascal — "The sole cause of man's unhappiness is that he does not know how to stay quietly in his room." 

Russell - “One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.”

7:00pm The Tyranny Of Joy: On Contemporary Over-Performance

To the conventional “How are you?”, most people would automatically answer the emphatic “GREAT” we all know, and rarely question.

Why display such a positive attitude towards the people who inquire about our wellbeing, even when our life might be falling apart?

In this Olio, we will explore the manifestations and possible reasons for the repulsion people feel for their suffering peers, and how that repulsion might be connected to the pressure for performance in a narcissistic “burnout society” we live in.

We'll try to redefine what a more "authentic joy" could be and the benefits of a certain type of laziness, by discussing views we can find, for instance, in the essay "The Agony of Eros" by Byung-Chul Han, but also in several classical works of continental philosophy by Bertrand Russell, Pascal or Epicurus.

Pascal — "The sole cause of man's unhappiness is that he does not know how to stay quietly in his room." 

Russell - “One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.”

Friday August 16, 2019 Aug 16, 2019
6:00pm Clapping with Stones: Opening Night w/ DJ Tasha Blank Rubin Museum

Celebrate the power of defiance at the free opening night festivities for Clapping with Stones: Art and Acts of Resistance! A powerful meditation on non-conformity and resistance, the exhibition offers perspectives from 10 contemporary artists, articulating a wide variety of societal and political themes while making an open-ended call to action.

Enjoy free admission to the Museum, groove to music by DJ Tasha Blank, hear from guest curator Sara Raza, and toast to the new exhibition with happy hour in the K2 Lounge!

6:00pm Clapping with Stones: Opening Night w/ DJ Tasha Blank

Celebrate the power of defiance at the free opening night festivities for Clapping with Stones: Art and Acts of Resistance! A powerful meditation on non-conformity and resistance, the exhibition offers perspectives from 10 contemporary artists, articulating a wide variety of societal and political themes while making an open-ended call to action.

Enjoy free admission to the Museum, groove to music by DJ Tasha Blank, hear from guest curator Sara Raza, and toast to the new exhibition with happy hour in the K2 Lounge!

7:00pm Super Jam 2019 @ John Jay! John Jay College of Criminal Justice

The Myrna Bain Scholarship at John Jay College was created in memory of Professor Myrna Dolores Ilari Bain's life long contribution to academic scholarship and community development.

A scholarship in the amount of $1200 will be awarded each semester to study abroad. The award will be presented to the undergraduate whose work best reflects the spirit of the teachings of Myrna Dolores Ilari Bain.

Professor Bain passed away in 2007 from breast cancer. We are trying to keep her spirit and legacy alive within the college community. Professor Bain taught at the College for six years and during that time touched the lives of hundreds of students and faculty. She was committed to academic scholarship and community development at the College. She was not only devoted to teaching and to learning, but also to service to the community. The scholarship was created to honor her legacy and is awarded to students who have achieved academic excellence and have a strong commitment to community service.

7:00pm Super Jam 2019 @ John Jay!

The Myrna Bain Scholarship at John Jay College was created in memory of Professor Myrna Dolores Ilari Bain's life long contribution to academic scholarship and community development.

A scholarship in the amount of $1200 will be awarded each semester to study abroad. The award will be presented to the undergraduate whose work best reflects the spirit of the teachings of Myrna Dolores Ilari Bain.

Professor Bain passed away in 2007 from breast cancer. We are trying to keep her spirit and legacy alive within the college community. Professor Bain taught at the College for six years and during that time touched the lives of hundreds of students and faculty. She was committed to academic scholarship and community development at the College. She was not only devoted to teaching and to learning, but also to service to the community. The scholarship was created to honor her legacy and is awarded to students who have achieved academic excellence and have a strong commitment to community service.

7:00pm Liz Kerin: The Phantom Forest (With Colleen Scriven) Strand Books

Join us on in the Rare Book Room for the release of Liz Kerin's first novel, The Phantom Forest.

Every tree in the sacred Forest of Laida houses a soul. Though each of those souls will return to the mortal world for many future lives, not all of them deserve to.

Seycia's father told her this story as a child--a story of the most holy place in the Underworld, The Forest of Laida, where all souls go to rest before embarking on a new life. But Seycia's father is dead now, and his killer has put a target on her back.

After being chosen for her village's human sacrifice ritual, Seycia is transported to the Underworld and must join forces with Haben, the demon to whom she was sacrificed. Together, they journey to the forest in the Underworld where all souls grow, in a quest to destroy the tree of the man who killed her.

Join us as Liz sits down with Colleen Scrivner to discuss her debut novel.

7:00pm Liz Kerin: The Phantom Forest (With Colleen Scriven)

Join us on in the Rare Book Room for the release of Liz Kerin's first novel, The Phantom Forest.

Every tree in the sacred Forest of Laida houses a soul. Though each of those souls will return to the mortal world for many future lives, not all of them deserve to.

Seycia's father told her this story as a child--a story of the most holy place in the Underworld, The Forest of Laida, where all souls go to rest before embarking on a new life. But Seycia's father is dead now, and his killer has put a target on her back.

After being chosen for her village's human sacrifice ritual, Seycia is transported to the Underworld and must join forces with Haben, the demon to whom she was sacrificed. Together, they journey to the forest in the Underworld where all souls grow, in a quest to destroy the tree of the man who killed her.

Join us as Liz sits down with Colleen Scrivner to discuss her debut novel.

Saturday August 17, 2019 Aug 17, 2019
10:00am Saturday Family Studios: Special Effects: Remix the Classics Children's Museum of the Arts

Learn all about movie magic and special effects! Through superimposing and green screen techniques, learn how to create a short GIF with your family mixed into classic movie scenes.

Saturday Family Studios offer skill-based art classes for adults and kids together. Bring the whole family and learn new media or fine art techniques and skills as you work side-by-side on a final project.

Pre-registration is required and classes fill at 14 people. Workshop fee includes free admission to the museum after class!

10:00am Saturday Family Studios: Special Effects: Remix the Classics

Learn all about movie magic and special effects! Through superimposing and green screen techniques, learn how to create a short GIF with your family mixed into classic movie scenes.

Saturday Family Studios offer skill-based art classes for adults and kids together. Bring the whole family and learn new media or fine art techniques and skills as you work side-by-side on a final project.

Pre-registration is required and classes fill at 14 people. Workshop fee includes free admission to the museum after class!

Sunday August 18, 2019 Aug 18, 2019
10:30am Vegan Sushi Workshop RESOBOX

Roll with us!

This month we are cooking delicious vegan sushi using fresh vegetables with mouth-watering yummy sauce, all plant-based. We will also make Japanese-style veggie broth using dried kelp and shiitake mushroom to make gut-friendly miso soup.

As always, we will cook with hand-picked fresh organic produce and seasonings. The recipe is free of; gluten, GMOs, and refined sugar.  Our small class size allows each student cook in a hands-on setting and it is always very interactive and fun.  Students will receive a full recipe of the sushi and miso soup as well as a NYC Japanese grocery store guide which helps you find the seasoning used in the class.

10:30am Vegan Sushi Workshop

Roll with us!

This month we are cooking delicious vegan sushi using fresh vegetables with mouth-watering yummy sauce, all plant-based. We will also make Japanese-style veggie broth using dried kelp and shiitake mushroom to make gut-friendly miso soup.

As always, we will cook with hand-picked fresh organic produce and seasonings. The recipe is free of; gluten, GMOs, and refined sugar.  Our small class size allows each student cook in a hands-on setting and it is always very interactive and fun.  Students will receive a full recipe of the sushi and miso soup as well as a NYC Japanese grocery store guide which helps you find the seasoning used in the class.

Monday August 19, 2019 Aug 19, 2019
7:00pm Crappy Friends Live Strand Books

Join us in the Rare Book Room for an evening with real-life best friends, bestselling authors, and Crappy Friends podcast co-hosts Kristan Higgins and Joss Dey! Their weekly show discusses toxic female friendships, how to deal and ditch your crappy friend, how to avoid making the same mistakes twice and how to create the kind of friendships that make life fun.

7:00pm Crappy Friends Live

Join us in the Rare Book Room for an evening with real-life best friends, bestselling authors, and Crappy Friends podcast co-hosts Kristan Higgins and Joss Dey! Their weekly show discusses toxic female friendships, how to deal and ditch your crappy friend, how to avoid making the same mistakes twice and how to create the kind of friendships that make life fun.

Tuesday August 20, 2019 Aug 20, 2019
7:00pm Olivia Gatwood: Life Of The Party Strand Books

Olivia Gatwood has received national recognition for her poetry, writing workshops, and work as an educator in sexual assault prevention and recovery. She is the author of the poetry chapbook New American Best Friend, and her poems have appeared in such publications as Muzzle magazine, Winter Tangerine, Poetry City, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, and The Missouri Review. As a finalist at Brave New Voices, Women of the World Poetry Slam, and the National Poetry Slam, Gatwood has been featured on HBO, HuffPost, MTV, VH1, and the BBC, among other media outlets. She is a full-time touring artist, and has performed at more than two hundred schools and universities worldwide. 

Lauded for the power of her writing and having attracted an online fan base of millions for her extraordinary spoken-word performances, Olivia Gatwood now weaves together her own coming-of-age with an investigation into our culture’s romanticization of violence against women in Life of the Party. At times blistering and riotous, at times soulful and exuberant, Life of the Party explores the boundary between what is real and what is imagined in a life saturated with fear. Gatwood asks, How does a girl grow into a woman in a world racked by violence? Where is the line between perpetrator and victim? In precise, searing language, she illustrates how what happens to our bodies can make us who we are. 

Join us in the Rare Book room to hear Gatwood talk about her new work.

7:00pm Olivia Gatwood: Life Of The Party

Olivia Gatwood has received national recognition for her poetry, writing workshops, and work as an educator in sexual assault prevention and recovery. She is the author of the poetry chapbook New American Best Friend, and her poems have appeared in such publications as Muzzle magazine, Winter Tangerine, Poetry City, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, and The Missouri Review. As a finalist at Brave New Voices, Women of the World Poetry Slam, and the National Poetry Slam, Gatwood has been featured on HBO, HuffPost, MTV, VH1, and the BBC, among other media outlets. She is a full-time touring artist, and has performed at more than two hundred schools and universities worldwide. 

Lauded for the power of her writing and having attracted an online fan base of millions for her extraordinary spoken-word performances, Olivia Gatwood now weaves together her own coming-of-age with an investigation into our culture’s romanticization of violence against women in Life of the Party. At times blistering and riotous, at times soulful and exuberant, Life of the Party explores the boundary between what is real and what is imagined in a life saturated with fear. Gatwood asks, How does a girl grow into a woman in a world racked by violence? Where is the line between perpetrator and victim? In precise, searing language, she illustrates how what happens to our bodies can make us who we are. 

Join us in the Rare Book room to hear Gatwood talk about her new work.

Wednesday August 21, 2019 Aug 21, 2019
12:00pm Live Webinar: Learn more about Girls Who Code Clubs Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code is an international nonprofit working to close the gender gap in tech. We've reached 185,000 girls with our programming! Join us to learn more about Girls Who Code, our movement, and how to start free 3rd-5th and 6th-12th grade Clubs in your community!

RSVP to join:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/3825468529921654795?source=Facebook+Event

**Please note, this info session is for anyone in the United States who has not already applied to start a Club and is interested in learning more about our Clubs program.

12:00pm Live Webinar: Learn more about Girls Who Code Clubs

Girls Who Code is an international nonprofit working to close the gender gap in tech. We've reached 185,000 girls with our programming! Join us to learn more about Girls Who Code, our movement, and how to start free 3rd-5th and 6th-12th grade Clubs in your community!

RSVP to join:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/3825468529921654795?source=Facebook+Event

**Please note, this info session is for anyone in the United States who has not already applied to start a Club and is interested in learning more about our Clubs program.

7:00pm Joni Iraci: Reinventing Jenna Rose (W/ Tom Santopietro) Strand Books

Reinventing Jenna Rose propels the reader on a fast-paced journey through the life of a young woman who’s determined to realize her self-worth and overcome a childhood broken by multiple traumas. Left alone after her parent’s divorce, Jenna uncovers evidence of a grandmother living in New York City. Without telling a soul she decides to board a plane and travel across country, landing on the Manhattan doorstep of her affluent maternal grandmother. A street-smart New York neighbor girl, a quirky therapist, a white German Shepherd and a story-telling grandmother, join forces to help Jenna overcome the hardships of her past and the shattering family secrets that soon come to light. This sad, funny, quirky novel is infused with humor and literary references while relating a multi-generational family saga and legal thriller in the voice of a courageous young woman.

7:00pm Joni Iraci: Reinventing Jenna Rose (W/ Tom Santopietro)

Reinventing Jenna Rose propels the reader on a fast-paced journey through the life of a young woman who’s determined to realize her self-worth and overcome a childhood broken by multiple traumas. Left alone after her parent’s divorce, Jenna uncovers evidence of a grandmother living in New York City. Without telling a soul she decides to board a plane and travel across country, landing on the Manhattan doorstep of her affluent maternal grandmother. A street-smart New York neighbor girl, a quirky therapist, a white German Shepherd and a story-telling grandmother, join forces to help Jenna overcome the hardships of her past and the shattering family secrets that soon come to light. This sad, funny, quirky novel is infused with humor and literary references while relating a multi-generational family saga and legal thriller in the voice of a courageous young woman.

7:00pm The Case Against Reality: Deepak Chopra + Don Hoffman Rubin Museum

Seeing may be believing, but that doesn’t make it true. Deepak Chopra, MD, and cognitive scientist Don Hoffman attempt to define what is true while discussing Dr. Hoffman’s new book, The Case Against Reality. This groundbreaking examination argues that our visual perception of space, time, and physical objects is not a window on reality but a user interface constructed by natural selection to hide reality and guide adaptive actions.

7:00pm The Case Against Reality: Deepak Chopra + Don Hoffman

Seeing may be believing, but that doesn’t make it true. Deepak Chopra, MD, and cognitive scientist Don Hoffman attempt to define what is true while discussing Dr. Hoffman’s new book, The Case Against Reality. This groundbreaking examination argues that our visual perception of space, time, and physical objects is not a window on reality but a user interface constructed by natural selection to hide reality and guide adaptive actions.

7:30pm Moonlight & Movies: Modern Times Museum of the City of New York

Charlie Chaplin’s 1936 masterpiece, Modern Times (89 min), marks his final outing as the Little Tramp, this time starring as an inept factory worker caught in the cogs and gears of modern industrialization. From factory floor to hospital to prison, Chaplin dexterously delivers sly commentary on the brutality of work and class struggle amidst a stream of unforgettable gags. This outdoor screening will be introduced by acclaimed historian Joshua Freeman whose most recent book, Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World (Norton, 2017), offers a sweeping, global history of the rise of the factory and its effects on culture and society.

Ticket includes your choice of a glass of beer or wine.

7:30pm Moonlight & Movies: Modern Times

Charlie Chaplin’s 1936 masterpiece, Modern Times (89 min), marks his final outing as the Little Tramp, this time starring as an inept factory worker caught in the cogs and gears of modern industrialization. From factory floor to hospital to prison, Chaplin dexterously delivers sly commentary on the brutality of work and class struggle amidst a stream of unforgettable gags. This outdoor screening will be introduced by acclaimed historian Joshua Freeman whose most recent book, Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World (Norton, 2017), offers a sweeping, global history of the rise of the factory and its effects on culture and society.

Ticket includes your choice of a glass of beer or wine.

7:30pm Sen. Jeff Merkley: America Is Better Than This Strand Books

Jeff Merkley couldn’t believe his eyes. He never dreamed the United States could treat vulnerable young families with such calculated brutality. Few had witnessed what Merkley discovered just by showing up at the border and demanding to see what was going on behind closed doors.

Contrary to the official stories and soothing videos, he found mothers and children, newborn babies and infants, stranded for days on border bridges in blistering heat or locked up in ice-cold holding pens. There were nearly 1,500 boys jammed into a former Walmart, a child tent prison in the desert with almost 3,000 boys and girls, and children struggling to survive in gang-filled Mexican border towns after they were blocked from seeking asylum in the United States.

7:30pm Sen. Jeff Merkley: America Is Better Than This

Jeff Merkley couldn’t believe his eyes. He never dreamed the United States could treat vulnerable young families with such calculated brutality. Few had witnessed what Merkley discovered just by showing up at the border and demanding to see what was going on behind closed doors.

Contrary to the official stories and soothing videos, he found mothers and children, newborn babies and infants, stranded for days on border bridges in blistering heat or locked up in ice-cold holding pens. There were nearly 1,500 boys jammed into a former Walmart, a child tent prison in the desert with almost 3,000 boys and girls, and children struggling to survive in gang-filled Mexican border towns after they were blocked from seeking asylum in the United States.

Thursday August 22, 2019 Aug 22, 2019
10:00am Cafecito y Clínica Movil Planned Parenthood of New York City

10-11:30AM, TALLER
-Tómate un cafecito con Mixteca y las Promotoras de Salud de Planned Parenthood. Aprende sobre el bienestar sexual y reproductivo y de lo que sucede durante un examen ginecológico. ¡Habrá cuidado de niños, juegos, y premios!

Llámanos al (646) 481-9586 para confirmar su asistencia al taller.

10:30AM-3:30PM, CLÍNICA MÓVIL
- Se ofrecerán servicios de salud sobre ruedas enfrente de Mixteca, SIN CITA.

10:00am Cafecito y Clínica Movil

10-11:30AM, TALLER
-Tómate un cafecito con Mixteca y las Promotoras de Salud de Planned Parenthood. Aprende sobre el bienestar sexual y reproductivo y de lo que sucede durante un examen ginecológico. ¡Habrá cuidado de niños, juegos, y premios!

Llámanos al (646) 481-9586 para confirmar su asistencia al taller.

10:30AM-3:30PM, CLÍNICA MÓVIL
- Se ofrecerán servicios de salud sobre ruedas enfrente de Mixteca, SIN CITA.

5:30pm Late Night Thursday: August 22 Tenement Museum

The lights stay on after dark on Thursday nights at the Tenement Museum! Each Thursday offers access to exclusive programs, tours, and exhibits only available on this special night of the week. This week’s exciting programs include A Day in the Life: Rogarshevsky, Tastings at the Tenement, Exploring 97 Orchard Street, and more.

5:30pm Late Night Thursday: August 22

The lights stay on after dark on Thursday nights at the Tenement Museum! Each Thursday offers access to exclusive programs, tours, and exhibits only available on this special night of the week. This week’s exciting programs include A Day in the Life: Rogarshevsky, Tastings at the Tenement, Exploring 97 Orchard Street, and more.

7:00pm Margaret Fuller, Beethoven, And Revolution In The Minds Of Women Strand Books

According to nineteenth-century concert-goer and early music critic Margaret Fuller, music born of great genius, like one of Beethoven’s symphonies, enters the mind, “develop[s] the spirit to new consciousness” through universal harmonies. Hearing some of the first ever performances of Beethoven on American shores, Fuller believed music has the power to awaken both body and spirit, and inspire a revolution in the minds of women. Fuller was part of a generation of women who were the most widely educated in music up to that time in United States history: American women had more hands on American-made piano keys than ever before, which marks a major shift away from their Puritan forebears who regarded any music outside of psalmodies and hymns as devilish. What separated her from her female contemporaries were her other accomplishments: Fuller was studying Greek, metaphysics, philosophy, and reading French and Italian literature. With a rigorous education, a right almost exclusively reserved for young boys at the time, Fuller would become an exceptionally accomplished intellectual, and she used her education to host a women-only Conversations series to awaken her peers.

In this Olio, we will listen to musical performances by Groupmuse to both feel and think through what Fuller calls the “rapid transition; the spiral and undulatory movement” of music. Fuller’s erotic experiences listening to Beethoven were crucial to her intellectual and sexual awakening. Likewise, playing music was important to many American women in the nineteenth century who were learning to engage their bodies to take up space and be heard. We will think about how music is linked to an awareness of space, body, and self, and how that awareness translates into self-assertion and even social revolution through conversation, listening, and community organizing. How does music act on the individual and the collective to make one feel a part of something greater?

7:00pm Margaret Fuller, Beethoven, And Revolution In The Minds Of Women

According to nineteenth-century concert-goer and early music critic Margaret Fuller, music born of great genius, like one of Beethoven’s symphonies, enters the mind, “develop[s] the spirit to new consciousness” through universal harmonies. Hearing some of the first ever performances of Beethoven on American shores, Fuller believed music has the power to awaken both body and spirit, and inspire a revolution in the minds of women. Fuller was part of a generation of women who were the most widely educated in music up to that time in United States history: American women had more hands on American-made piano keys than ever before, which marks a major shift away from their Puritan forebears who regarded any music outside of psalmodies and hymns as devilish. What separated her from her female contemporaries were her other accomplishments: Fuller was studying Greek, metaphysics, philosophy, and reading French and Italian literature. With a rigorous education, a right almost exclusively reserved for young boys at the time, Fuller would become an exceptionally accomplished intellectual, and she used her education to host a women-only Conversations series to awaken her peers.

In this Olio, we will listen to musical performances by Groupmuse to both feel and think through what Fuller calls the “rapid transition; the spiral and undulatory movement” of music. Fuller’s erotic experiences listening to Beethoven were crucial to her intellectual and sexual awakening. Likewise, playing music was important to many American women in the nineteenth century who were learning to engage their bodies to take up space and be heard. We will think about how music is linked to an awareness of space, body, and self, and how that awareness translates into self-assertion and even social revolution through conversation, listening, and community organizing. How does music act on the individual and the collective to make one feel a part of something greater?

Friday August 23, 2019 Aug 23, 2019
7:00pm Sound Immersion with Maraliz Campos Rubin Museum

Shift from unconscious reactions to mindful responses through the vibrational vehicle of sound.

We constantly receive sensory input from the world around us, often leaving us in a state of triggered fight or flight. This means that we go through our lives with the repeated physical experience of shortened breath, tightened muscles, and heightened alertness. Our nervous system has pathways connecting our physical and emotional processes, both above and below the level of conscious awareness. This gives us the opportunity to influence our long-established patterns by rewiring the way we handle sensory triggers. Instead of stress reaction, we teach the brain and body to cultivate a relaxation response in the face of intense, unexpected, and new information.

7:00pm Sound Immersion with Maraliz Campos

Shift from unconscious reactions to mindful responses through the vibrational vehicle of sound.

We constantly receive sensory input from the world around us, often leaving us in a state of triggered fight or flight. This means that we go through our lives with the repeated physical experience of shortened breath, tightened muscles, and heightened alertness. Our nervous system has pathways connecting our physical and emotional processes, both above and below the level of conscious awareness. This gives us the opportunity to influence our long-established patterns by rewiring the way we handle sensory triggers. Instead of stress reaction, we teach the brain and body to cultivate a relaxation response in the face of intense, unexpected, and new information.

Saturday August 24, 2019 Aug 24, 2019
11:00am Have Media Dreams? Make Them Happen Here! BRIC

Hello there, Future Media Mogul! BRIC is the where media dreamers become media makers!

BRIC's community media program has been educating and molding future media moguls since 1990— offering wallet-friendly courses, success-driven workshops, and networking events that assist in furthering TV, film, and podcast dreams.

So, if you have dreams of becoming the next Ava Duvernay, Kathryn Bigelow, Dee Rees, Christopher Nolan, Barry Jenkins, Frederick Wiseman, or 2 Dope Queens, you've come to the right place. BRIC is the place where media dreamers become media makers— only question is: Will you be next?

11:00am Have Media Dreams? Make Them Happen Here!

Hello there, Future Media Mogul! BRIC is the where media dreamers become media makers!

BRIC's community media program has been educating and molding future media moguls since 1990— offering wallet-friendly courses, success-driven workshops, and networking events that assist in furthering TV, film, and podcast dreams.

So, if you have dreams of becoming the next Ava Duvernay, Kathryn Bigelow, Dee Rees, Christopher Nolan, Barry Jenkins, Frederick Wiseman, or 2 Dope Queens, you've come to the right place. BRIC is the place where media dreamers become media makers— only question is: Will you be next?

2:00pm Jazzmobile Block Party Louis Armstrong House Museum

Join us on Saturday August 24 for our annual Jazzmobile block party event! This year we will feature Jay Rodriguez with music starting at 2 pm.

This is a free event open to the public.

House tours will begin at 12pm and offered every 30 minutes. Last tour at 4:30pm.

2:00pm Jazzmobile Block Party

Join us on Saturday August 24 for our annual Jazzmobile block party event! This year we will feature Jay Rodriguez with music starting at 2 pm.

This is a free event open to the public.

House tours will begin at 12pm and offered every 30 minutes. Last tour at 4:30pm.

2:00pm Our Storytelling Nature: Workshop with Tracy Cochran Rubin Museum

Our stories can bind us or set us free. They have the power to shape our identities and the world around us, and have been told since the dawn of civilization.

Mindfulness gives our stories space and compassion, allowing them to unfold and reveal new insights and possibilities. Join us for a day of mindfulness meditation and mindful writing. We will explore our storytelling nature, seeing how our stories can change—heartaches giving way to healing, endings leading to new beginnings. Writers and non-writers, mediators and absolute beginners are all welcome to come enjoy this day.

2:00pm Our Storytelling Nature: Workshop with Tracy Cochran

Our stories can bind us or set us free. They have the power to shape our identities and the world around us, and have been told since the dawn of civilization.

Mindfulness gives our stories space and compassion, allowing them to unfold and reveal new insights and possibilities. Join us for a day of mindfulness meditation and mindful writing. We will explore our storytelling nature, seeing how our stories can change—heartaches giving way to healing, endings leading to new beginnings. Writers and non-writers, mediators and absolute beginners are all welcome to come enjoy this day.

4:00pm 14th People’s Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony City Lore

On Saturday, August 24th, please join us in honoring Waterfront Heroes of New York City with pomp and circumstance, and a reception featuring sea chanties and seafaring music from Staten Island.

They say that not all heroes wear capes. Sometimes they wear waders, wool caps, and rubber raincoats; boat shoes, sunglasses, or life jackets. This exhibit pays homage to the unsung champions of New York harbor, the women and men who help to sustain our working waterfronts, restore historic vessels and other objects destined for the junkyard, and carry on the occupational culture of our waterways so that future generations can learn of New York’s crucial maritime heritage.

The People’s Hall of Fame is an awards celebration honoring grassroots contributions to New York’s cultural life. Taking as its symbol a historic New York subway token, we present “tokens of our esteem” to a cohort of individuals who are contributing creatively to the folk culture of New York City. This year’s awardees protect our shoreline communities and nautical traditions, and preserve New York’s legacy as America’s greatest port. Their work deeply impacts our environment, our economy, and the development of our region.

“Most people don’t see or have contact with the working waterfront. It’s hard to meet a tugboat captain. It’s difficult to get on board a pilot ship, or a visiting tall ship. It’s important that we continue to advocate for New York’s maritime past to serve as a working part of its present.” ~ David Sharps, Waterfront Museum.

4:00pm 14th People’s Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony

On Saturday, August 24th, please join us in honoring Waterfront Heroes of New York City with pomp and circumstance, and a reception featuring sea chanties and seafaring music from Staten Island.

They say that not all heroes wear capes. Sometimes they wear waders, wool caps, and rubber raincoats; boat shoes, sunglasses, or life jackets. This exhibit pays homage to the unsung champions of New York harbor, the women and men who help to sustain our working waterfronts, restore historic vessels and other objects destined for the junkyard, and carry on the occupational culture of our waterways so that future generations can learn of New York’s crucial maritime heritage.

The People’s Hall of Fame is an awards celebration honoring grassroots contributions to New York’s cultural life. Taking as its symbol a historic New York subway token, we present “tokens of our esteem” to a cohort of individuals who are contributing creatively to the folk culture of New York City. This year’s awardees protect our shoreline communities and nautical traditions, and preserve New York’s legacy as America’s greatest port. Their work deeply impacts our environment, our economy, and the development of our region.

“Most people don’t see or have contact with the working waterfront. It’s hard to meet a tugboat captain. It’s difficult to get on board a pilot ship, or a visiting tall ship. It’s important that we continue to advocate for New York’s maritime past to serve as a working part of its present.” ~ David Sharps, Waterfront Museum.

Tuesday August 27, 2019 Aug 27, 2019
7:00pm Dr. Jen Gunter: The Vagina Bible Strand Books

So many important questions, so much convincing, confusing, contradictory misinformation! In this age of click bait, pseudoscience, and celebrity-endorsed products, it’s easy to be overwhelmed—whether it’s websites, advice from well-meaning friends, uneducated partners, and even healthcare providers. So how do you separate facts from fiction? OB-GYN Jen Gunter, an expert on women’s health—and the internet’s most popular go-to doc—comes to the rescue with a book that debunks the myths and educates and empowers women. From reproductive health to the impact of antibiotics and probiotics, and the latest trends, including vaginal steaming, vaginal marijuana products, and jade eggs, Gunter takes us on a factual, fun-filled journey.

7:00pm Dr. Jen Gunter: The Vagina Bible

So many important questions, so much convincing, confusing, contradictory misinformation! In this age of click bait, pseudoscience, and celebrity-endorsed products, it’s easy to be overwhelmed—whether it’s websites, advice from well-meaning friends, uneducated partners, and even healthcare providers. So how do you separate facts from fiction? OB-GYN Jen Gunter, an expert on women’s health—and the internet’s most popular go-to doc—comes to the rescue with a book that debunks the myths and educates and empowers women. From reproductive health to the impact of antibiotics and probiotics, and the latest trends, including vaginal steaming, vaginal marijuana products, and jade eggs, Gunter takes us on a factual, fun-filled journey.

7:30pm Caitlin Moscatello: See Jane Win (W/ Amanda Litman) Strand Books

From an award-winning journalist covering gender and politics comes an inside look at the female candidates fighting back and winning elections in the crucial 2018 midterms.

After November 8, 2016, first came the sadness; then came the rage, the activism, and the protests; and, finally, for thousands of women, the next step was to run for office—many of them for the first time. More women campaigned for local or national office in the 2018 election cycle than at any other time in US history, challenging accepted notions about who seeks power and who gets it.

Journalist Caitlin Moscatello reported on this wave of female candidates and in See Jane Win she further documents this pivotal time in women’s history. Closely following four candidates throughout the entire process, from the decision to run through Election Day, See Jane Win takes readers inside their exciting, winning campaigns and the sometimes thrilling, sometimes brutal realities of running for office while female.

Beyond the 2018 victories, Moscatello speaks with researchers, strategists, and the leaders of organizations that helped women win. What she discovers is that the candidates who triumphed in 2018 emphasized authenticity and passion instead of conforming to the stereotype of what a candidate should look or sound like, a formula that will be more relevant than ever as we approach the 2020 presidential election.

Join us on the second floor as Caitlin sits down with Amanda Litman to discuss her work.

7:30pm Caitlin Moscatello: See Jane Win (W/ Amanda Litman)

From an award-winning journalist covering gender and politics comes an inside look at the female candidates fighting back and winning elections in the crucial 2018 midterms.

After November 8, 2016, first came the sadness; then came the rage, the activism, and the protests; and, finally, for thousands of women, the next step was to run for office—many of them for the first time. More women campaigned for local or national office in the 2018 election cycle than at any other time in US history, challenging accepted notions about who seeks power and who gets it.

Journalist Caitlin Moscatello reported on this wave of female candidates and in See Jane Win she further documents this pivotal time in women’s history. Closely following four candidates throughout the entire process, from the decision to run through Election Day, See Jane Win takes readers inside their exciting, winning campaigns and the sometimes thrilling, sometimes brutal realities of running for office while female.

Beyond the 2018 victories, Moscatello speaks with researchers, strategists, and the leaders of organizations that helped women win. What she discovers is that the candidates who triumphed in 2018 emphasized authenticity and passion instead of conforming to the stereotype of what a candidate should look or sound like, a formula that will be more relevant than ever as we approach the 2020 presidential election.

Join us on the second floor as Caitlin sits down with Amanda Litman to discuss her work.

Wednesday August 28, 2019 Aug 28, 2019
6:00pm Tea and Comics with NYC Women in Comics Publishing August 2019 Edition RESOBOX

Join women in NYC’s comic book and graphic novel publishing industry for this networking event. Women who work in all aspects of comic book and graphic novel publishing are invited to attend, network, and talk comics together while enjoying Resobox’s delightful tea and Japanese snacks.

This is a trans and non-binary-inclusive event.

6:00pm Tea and Comics with NYC Women in Comics Publishing August 2019 Edition

Join women in NYC’s comic book and graphic novel publishing industry for this networking event. Women who work in all aspects of comic book and graphic novel publishing are invited to attend, network, and talk comics together while enjoying Resobox’s delightful tea and Japanese snacks.

This is a trans and non-binary-inclusive event.

7:00pm Nell Painter: Old In Art School Strand Books

Following her retirement from Princeton University, celebrated historian Dr. Nell Irvin Painter surprised everyone in her life by returning to school in her sixties to earn a BFA and MFA in painting. In Old in Art School, she travels from her beloved Newark to the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design; finds meaning in the artists she loves, even as she comes to understand how they may be undervalued; and struggles with the unstable balance between the pursuit of art and the inevitable, sometimes painful demands of a life fully lived.

How are women and artists seen and judged by their age, looks, and race? What does it mean when someone says, "You will never be an artist"? Who defines what "An Artist" is and all that goes with such an identity, and how are these ideas tied to our shared conceptions of beauty, value, and difference?

Old in Art School is Nell Painter's ongoing exploration of those crucial questions. Bringing to bear incisive insights from two careers, Painter weaves a frank, funny, and often surprising tale of her move from academia to art.

7:00pm Nell Painter: Old In Art School

Following her retirement from Princeton University, celebrated historian Dr. Nell Irvin Painter surprised everyone in her life by returning to school in her sixties to earn a BFA and MFA in painting. In Old in Art School, she travels from her beloved Newark to the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design; finds meaning in the artists she loves, even as she comes to understand how they may be undervalued; and struggles with the unstable balance between the pursuit of art and the inevitable, sometimes painful demands of a life fully lived.

How are women and artists seen and judged by their age, looks, and race? What does it mean when someone says, "You will never be an artist"? Who defines what "An Artist" is and all that goes with such an identity, and how are these ideas tied to our shared conceptions of beauty, value, and difference?

Old in Art School is Nell Painter's ongoing exploration of those crucial questions. Bringing to bear incisive insights from two careers, Painter weaves a frank, funny, and often surprising tale of her move from academia to art.

7:00pm Andy Statman & Brooklyn Raga Massive Rubin Museum

Expect a fascinating, novel dialogue among soulful strains of music—Indian classical, Jewish, and American roots music—when Andy Statman joins forces with members of Brooklyn Raga Massive: Jay Gandhi, David Ellenbogen, Mari Tanaka and special guests. A major figure in the revival of interest in klezmer music, and a virtuoso on mandolin and clarinet, Statman brings his “American-roots music and personal, prayerful Hasidic music, by way of avant-garde jazz.” Statman has worked with everyone from Bob Dylan, Jerry Garcia, and Bela Fleck to Izhak Perleman and klezmer legend Dave Tarras. In his premier collaboration with members of Brooklyn Raga Massive, who have gained a reputation for “preserving the past while blurring genres in an inventive spirit” (New York Times), Andy will expand his musical explorations, tapping into the rich traditions of improvisation and spiritual yearning that animate Indian classical musical as well as his own creations.

7:00pm Andy Statman & Brooklyn Raga Massive

Expect a fascinating, novel dialogue among soulful strains of music—Indian classical, Jewish, and American roots music—when Andy Statman joins forces with members of Brooklyn Raga Massive: Jay Gandhi, David Ellenbogen, Mari Tanaka and special guests. A major figure in the revival of interest in klezmer music, and a virtuoso on mandolin and clarinet, Statman brings his “American-roots music and personal, prayerful Hasidic music, by way of avant-garde jazz.” Statman has worked with everyone from Bob Dylan, Jerry Garcia, and Bela Fleck to Izhak Perleman and klezmer legend Dave Tarras. In his premier collaboration with members of Brooklyn Raga Massive, who have gained a reputation for “preserving the past while blurring genres in an inventive spirit” (New York Times), Andy will expand his musical explorations, tapping into the rich traditions of improvisation and spiritual yearning that animate Indian classical musical as well as his own creations.

Thursday August 29, 2019 Aug 29, 2019
10:00am NYC Tales: Storytime with CC and Mallory Museum of the City of New York

A free program for families with children ages 1 month to 5 years old.

In a city as diverse as ours, there are millions of stories to tell! Join us for a story circle and a snack as you listen to musical storytellers, CC and Mallory, share special tales of New York City!

10:00am NYC Tales: Storytime with CC and Mallory

A free program for families with children ages 1 month to 5 years old.

In a city as diverse as ours, there are millions of stories to tell! Join us for a story circle and a snack as you listen to musical storytellers, CC and Mallory, share special tales of New York City!

1:00pm Live Webinar: Learn more about Girls Who Code Clubs Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code is an international nonprofit working to close the gender gap in tech. We've reached 185,000 girls with our programming! Join us to learn more about Girls Who Code, our movement, and how to start free 3rd-5th and 6th-12th grade Clubs in your community!

RSVP to join:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/3825468529921654795?source=Facebook+Event

**Please note, this info session is for anyone in the United States who has not already applied to start a Club and is interested in learning more about our Clubs program.

1:00pm Live Webinar: Learn more about Girls Who Code Clubs

Girls Who Code is an international nonprofit working to close the gender gap in tech. We've reached 185,000 girls with our programming! Join us to learn more about Girls Who Code, our movement, and how to start free 3rd-5th and 6th-12th grade Clubs in your community!

RSVP to join:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/3825468529921654795?source=Facebook+Event

**Please note, this info session is for anyone in the United States who has not already applied to start a Club and is interested in learning more about our Clubs program.

5:30pm Late Night Thursday: August 29 Tenement Museum

The lights stay on after dark on Thursday nights at the Tenement Museum! Each Thursday offers access to exclusive programs, tours, and exhibits only available on this special night of the week. This week’s exciting programs include A Day in the Life: Rogarshevsky, Tastings at the Tenement, Exploring 97 Orchard Street, and more.

5:30pm Late Night Thursday: August 29

The lights stay on after dark on Thursday nights at the Tenement Museum! Each Thursday offers access to exclusive programs, tours, and exhibits only available on this special night of the week. This week’s exciting programs include A Day in the Life: Rogarshevsky, Tastings at the Tenement, Exploring 97 Orchard Street, and more.

6:00pm Tea and Comics with NYC Women in Comics Publishing August 2019 Edition RESOBOX

Join women in NYC’s comic book and graphic novel publishing industry for this networking event. Women who work in all aspects of comic book and graphic novel publishing are invited to attend, network, and talk comics together while enjoying Resobox’s delightful tea and Japanese snacks.

This is a trans and non-binary-inclusive event.

6:00pm Tea and Comics with NYC Women in Comics Publishing August 2019 Edition

Join women in NYC’s comic book and graphic novel publishing industry for this networking event. Women who work in all aspects of comic book and graphic novel publishing are invited to attend, network, and talk comics together while enjoying Resobox’s delightful tea and Japanese snacks.

This is a trans and non-binary-inclusive event.

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