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Thursday November 1, 2018 Nov 1, 2018
10:00am Recycled Pumpkin Patch Children's Museum of the Arts

Have you ever been pumpkin picking? Today artists will collaborate on a pumkin patch using recycled materials! Are there creatures lurking around? Maybe some jack-o-lanterns? Let’s have a spooky time!

10:00am Recycled Pumpkin Patch

Have you ever been pumpkin picking? Today artists will collaborate on a pumkin patch using recycled materials! Are there creatures lurking around? Maybe some jack-o-lanterns? Let’s have a spooky time!

6:00pm Illuminations Brooklyn Path2Parenthood

Illuminations 2018, Fundraising Gala Benefiting Path2Parenthood, honoring Andrea Braverman, Ph.D., and Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

Cocktail Reception: 6:00 pm
Dinner, Dancing and Awards Show: 7:00 pm

 

6:00pm Illuminations Brooklyn

Illuminations 2018, Fundraising Gala Benefiting Path2Parenthood, honoring Andrea Braverman, Ph.D., and Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

Cocktail Reception: 6:00 pm
Dinner, Dancing and Awards Show: 7:00 pm

 

6:00pm Melissa Meyer, NA: New Paintings National Academy of Design

Thursday, November 1, 2018
6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Lennon, Weinberg, Inc.
514 West 25th Street
New York, NY 10001

Opening reception Thursday, November 1, 6-8pm

November 1 - December 22, 2018

6:00pm Melissa Meyer, NA: New Paintings

Thursday, November 1, 2018
6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Lennon, Weinberg, Inc.
514 West 25th Street
New York, NY 10001

Opening reception Thursday, November 1, 6-8pm

November 1 - December 22, 2018

6:00pm Harriet Korman, NA: Permeable/Resistant: Recent Drawings and Paintings National Academy of Design

Thomas Erben Gallery is very excited to present a solo exhibition with New York-based painter Harriet Korman, NA. The artist previously participated in two of our group shows, Painting in due time (2017) and of certain instability(2011).
 
Presenting a new body of work, Korman continues her celebrated engagement with color, geometry, the picture plane, paint, and her handling of it. With such interests, Korman has frequently been cited as a champion of geometric abstraction or cast as a colorist: roles she has subtly sidestepped for decades. Countering an understanding of her work that can often be too programmatic, this new series steers towards her work’s ability to surprise.Permeable/Resistant captures Korman where she often works: challenging and disrupting first impressions.

6:00pm Harriet Korman, NA: Permeable/Resistant: Recent Drawings and Paintings

Thomas Erben Gallery is very excited to present a solo exhibition with New York-based painter Harriet Korman, NA. The artist previously participated in two of our group shows, Painting in due time (2017) and of certain instability(2011).
 
Presenting a new body of work, Korman continues her celebrated engagement with color, geometry, the picture plane, paint, and her handling of it. With such interests, Korman has frequently been cited as a champion of geometric abstraction or cast as a colorist: roles she has subtly sidestepped for decades. Countering an understanding of her work that can often be too programmatic, this new series steers towards her work’s ability to surprise.Permeable/Resistant captures Korman where she often works: challenging and disrupting first impressions.

7:00pm Maira And Alex Kalman: Sara Berman’s Closet Strand Books

In 2015, the Mmuseumm, a new type of museum located in a series of unexpected locations founded and curated by Sara’s grandson, Alex Kalman, recreated the space in a popular exhibit—Sara Berman's Closet—in Tribeca. The installation eventually moved to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and in June 2018, will become an outdoor monument to independence at Independence Mall in Philadelphia.

Inspired by the exhibit, this spectacular illustrated memoir, packed with family photographs, exclusive images, and Maira Kalman's distinctive paintings, is an ode to Sara’s life, freedom, and re-invention. Sara Berman’s Closet is an indelible portrait of the human experience—overcoming hardship, taking risks, experiencing joy, enduring loss. It is also a reminder of the significance of the seemingly insignificant moments in our lives—the moments we take for granted that may turn out to be the sweetest. Filled with a daughter and grandson’s wry and touching observations conveyed in Maira’s signature script, Sara Berman’s Closest is a beautiful, loving tribute to one woman’s indomitable spirit.

Join us as this dynamic duo discuss their work.

7:00pm Maira And Alex Kalman: Sara Berman’s Closet

In 2015, the Mmuseumm, a new type of museum located in a series of unexpected locations founded and curated by Sara’s grandson, Alex Kalman, recreated the space in a popular exhibit—Sara Berman's Closet—in Tribeca. The installation eventually moved to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and in June 2018, will become an outdoor monument to independence at Independence Mall in Philadelphia.

Inspired by the exhibit, this spectacular illustrated memoir, packed with family photographs, exclusive images, and Maira Kalman's distinctive paintings, is an ode to Sara’s life, freedom, and re-invention. Sara Berman’s Closet is an indelible portrait of the human experience—overcoming hardship, taking risks, experiencing joy, enduring loss. It is also a reminder of the significance of the seemingly insignificant moments in our lives—the moments we take for granted that may turn out to be the sweetest. Filled with a daughter and grandson’s wry and touching observations conveyed in Maira’s signature script, Sara Berman’s Closest is a beautiful, loving tribute to one woman’s indomitable spirit.

Join us as this dynamic duo discuss their work.

7:30pm Jarrett Earnest: What It Means To Write About Art Strand Books

In the last 50 years, art criticism has flourished as never before. Moving from niche to mainstream, it is now widely taught at universities, practiced in newspapers, magazines and online, and has become the subject of debate by readers, writers and artists worldwide. Equal parts oral history and analysis of craft, What it Means to Write About Art offers an unprecedented overview of American art writing. Jarrett Earnest's wide-ranging conversations with critics, historians, journalists, novelists, poets and theorists?each of whom approaches the subject from a unique position?illustrate different ways of writing, thinking and looking at art.

These in-depth conversations about writing and art are situated within individual life experiences: for instance John Ashbery recalls finding Rimbaud's poetry through his first crush at 16; Rosalind Krauss remembers stealing the design of October from Massimo Vignelli; Paul Chaat Smith details his early days with Jimmie Durham in the American Indian Movement; Dave Hickey talks about writing country songs with Waylon Jennings; Michele Wallace relives her late-night and early-morning interviews with James Baldwin; Lucy Lippard describes confronting Clement Greenberg at a lecture; Eileen Myles asserts her belief that her negative review incited the Women's Action Coalition; and Fred Moten recounts falling in love with Renoir while at Harvard. Other interviewees include Hilton Als, Bill Berkson, Yve-Alain Bois, Huey Copeland, Holland Cotter, Douglas Crimp, Darby English, Hal Foster, Michael Fried, Thyrza Nichols Goodeve, Siri Hustvedt, Kellie Jones, Chris Kraus, Molly Nesbit, Jed Perl, Barbara Rose, Jerry Saltz, Peter Schjeldahl, Barry Schwabsky, Roberta Smith, Lynne Tillman and John Yau.

Join us as Jarrett discusses his work with Peter Schjeldahl and Paul Chaat Smith.

7:30pm Jarrett Earnest: What It Means To Write About Art

In the last 50 years, art criticism has flourished as never before. Moving from niche to mainstream, it is now widely taught at universities, practiced in newspapers, magazines and online, and has become the subject of debate by readers, writers and artists worldwide. Equal parts oral history and analysis of craft, What it Means to Write About Art offers an unprecedented overview of American art writing. Jarrett Earnest's wide-ranging conversations with critics, historians, journalists, novelists, poets and theorists?each of whom approaches the subject from a unique position?illustrate different ways of writing, thinking and looking at art.

These in-depth conversations about writing and art are situated within individual life experiences: for instance John Ashbery recalls finding Rimbaud's poetry through his first crush at 16; Rosalind Krauss remembers stealing the design of October from Massimo Vignelli; Paul Chaat Smith details his early days with Jimmie Durham in the American Indian Movement; Dave Hickey talks about writing country songs with Waylon Jennings; Michele Wallace relives her late-night and early-morning interviews with James Baldwin; Lucy Lippard describes confronting Clement Greenberg at a lecture; Eileen Myles asserts her belief that her negative review incited the Women's Action Coalition; and Fred Moten recounts falling in love with Renoir while at Harvard. Other interviewees include Hilton Als, Bill Berkson, Yve-Alain Bois, Huey Copeland, Holland Cotter, Douglas Crimp, Darby English, Hal Foster, Michael Fried, Thyrza Nichols Goodeve, Siri Hustvedt, Kellie Jones, Chris Kraus, Molly Nesbit, Jed Perl, Barbara Rose, Jerry Saltz, Peter Schjeldahl, Barry Schwabsky, Roberta Smith, Lynne Tillman and John Yau.

Join us as Jarrett discusses his work with Peter Schjeldahl and Paul Chaat Smith.

Friday November 2, 2018 Nov 2, 2018
10:00am Recycled Pumpkin Patch Children's Museum of the Arts

Have you ever been pumpkin picking? Today artists will collaborate on a pumkin patch using recycled materials! Are there creatures lurking around? Maybe some jack-o-lanterns? Let’s have a spooky time!

10:00am Recycled Pumpkin Patch

Have you ever been pumpkin picking? Today artists will collaborate on a pumkin patch using recycled materials! Are there creatures lurking around? Maybe some jack-o-lanterns? Let’s have a spooky time!

2:30pm Dia de Los Muertos Museum of the City of New York

Celebrate the Day of the Dead, a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico. Bring photos of your loved ones and decorate a frame to honor those still with us and those who have passed on. 

Registration suggested, but not required.

2:30pm Dia de Los Muertos

Celebrate the Day of the Dead, a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico. Bring photos of your loved ones and decorate a frame to honor those still with us and those who have passed on. 

Registration suggested, but not required.

6:00pm DJ David Ellenbogen Rubin Museum

David Ellenbogen has been spinning music on New York City’s WKCR and a number of other stations since 1997. Scores of Grammy winners have come to speak or play on his shows, and his guests have ranged from members of Steely Dan and the Allman Brothers to jazz legends McCoy Tyner and Yusef Lateef.

Ellenbogen spins with the goal of matching the perfect music for the perfect time and place. This often means packing the dance floor but could also be setting an ideal ambience for yoga or intense conversation.

All four years of his Ragas Live Festival (a broadcast that features twenty-four hours of live raga music, performed by more than seventy musicians) and other highlights from his radio shows are available on his NYC Radio Live podcast, which has reached listeners in eighty countries.

6:00pm DJ David Ellenbogen

David Ellenbogen has been spinning music on New York City’s WKCR and a number of other stations since 1997. Scores of Grammy winners have come to speak or play on his shows, and his guests have ranged from members of Steely Dan and the Allman Brothers to jazz legends McCoy Tyner and Yusef Lateef.

Ellenbogen spins with the goal of matching the perfect music for the perfect time and place. This often means packing the dance floor but could also be setting an ideal ambience for yoga or intense conversation.

All four years of his Ragas Live Festival (a broadcast that features twenty-four hours of live raga music, performed by more than seventy musicians) and other highlights from his radio shows are available on his NYC Radio Live podcast, which has reached listeners in eighty countries.

6:00pm First Friday Leo Bar Asia Society

Start your weekend with some art and culture—Asia Society's First Friday Leo Bar happy hour is a unique opportunity to see the new exhibition The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India for free! Celebrate Diwali with us at a special First Friday inspired by the holiday! The museum stays open late from 6–9 p.m., offering free admission, exhibition tours, drink specials, late night shopping at AsiaStore, music, and more inspired by Asia Society's Season of India. 

  • FREE MUSEUM ADMISSION
  • EXHIBITION TOURS of The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India
  • MUSIC by DJ Tikka Masala
  • DRINK SPECIALS by Great Performances
  • BEER TASTING by Bira 91
  • INDIAN STREET FOOD available for purchase
  • CRAFTS inspired by Diwali!
  • ASIASTORE SPECIAL DISCOUNTS

Free admission. Cash bar.

6:00pm First Friday Leo Bar

Start your weekend with some art and culture—Asia Society's First Friday Leo Bar happy hour is a unique opportunity to see the new exhibition The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India for free! Celebrate Diwali with us at a special First Friday inspired by the holiday! The museum stays open late from 6–9 p.m., offering free admission, exhibition tours, drink specials, late night shopping at AsiaStore, music, and more inspired by Asia Society's Season of India. 

  • FREE MUSEUM ADMISSION
  • EXHIBITION TOURS of The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India
  • MUSIC by DJ Tikka Masala
  • DRINK SPECIALS by Great Performances
  • BEER TASTING by Bira 91
  • INDIAN STREET FOOD available for purchase
  • CRAFTS inspired by Diwali!
  • ASIASTORE SPECIAL DISCOUNTS

Free admission. Cash bar.

7:00pm AMC Night Market Big Brothers Big Sisters

Please join our Asian Mentoring Committee for their 6th annual Night Market.  The Night Market is the Asian Mentoring Committee’s signature fundraiser with the purpose of expanding the Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City’s New American Program pairing recent and 1st generation immigrant youth to positive adult role models helping them navigate challenges they face here in New York City.  The Asian Mentoring Committee has helped expand the New American Program which now serves Cantonese, Mandarin, and Korean speaking mentees and through the Night Market is working to expand to ensure a greater number of immigrant youth have access to a mentor.  

Through the Night Market we transform a New York space into a food tasting from some of NYC's best up and coming restaurants with the feeling of an open air food market.  Tickets for the event include unlimited food tastings, open bar featuring signature cocktails, beer and wine, live entertainment and pop up local vendors.

7:00pm AMC Night Market

Please join our Asian Mentoring Committee for their 6th annual Night Market.  The Night Market is the Asian Mentoring Committee’s signature fundraiser with the purpose of expanding the Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City’s New American Program pairing recent and 1st generation immigrant youth to positive adult role models helping them navigate challenges they face here in New York City.  The Asian Mentoring Committee has helped expand the New American Program which now serves Cantonese, Mandarin, and Korean speaking mentees and through the Night Market is working to expand to ensure a greater number of immigrant youth have access to a mentor.  

Through the Night Market we transform a New York space into a food tasting from some of NYC's best up and coming restaurants with the feeling of an open air food market.  Tickets for the event include unlimited food tastings, open bar featuring signature cocktails, beer and wine, live entertainment and pop up local vendors.

Saturday November 3, 2018 Nov 3, 2018
10:00am Film Sculptures inspired by Gail Tremblay Children's Museum of the Arts

Today’s project is inspired by Gail Tremblay, an Onondaga & Mi’kmaq conteporary artist and educator. Tremblay weaves “traditional” baskets out of scraps of old movie film. Tremblay uses these old film reels to re-write stereotypical narratives of Native peoples. What are some common film narratives you know? How would you change them? Today in the studio create a sculpture or weaving out of film and experiment with this new material and practice!

10:00am Film Sculptures inspired by Gail Tremblay

Today’s project is inspired by Gail Tremblay, an Onondaga & Mi’kmaq conteporary artist and educator. Tremblay weaves “traditional” baskets out of scraps of old movie film. Tremblay uses these old film reels to re-write stereotypical narratives of Native peoples. What are some common film narratives you know? How would you change them? Today in the studio create a sculpture or weaving out of film and experiment with this new material and practice!

11:00am AKUMUFEST: The Annual Japanese Nightmare Festival RESOBOX

RESOBOX, Kaede NYC and Snack Candy joining hands to hold a Japanese style Halloween Party this coming November 3rd right in New York! Treat yourself to a Japanese cultural celebration of Halloween!

Come get your scare fix and join first annual Japanese nightmare festival.

FOOD, VENDORS, JAPANESE HORROR MOVIES and MORE!

Special performances are scheduled to occur throughout the day. Early bird special ticket are already available!

11:00am AKUMUFEST: The Annual Japanese Nightmare Festival

RESOBOX, Kaede NYC and Snack Candy joining hands to hold a Japanese style Halloween Party this coming November 3rd right in New York! Treat yourself to a Japanese cultural celebration of Halloween!

Come get your scare fix and join first annual Japanese nightmare festival.

FOOD, VENDORS, JAPANESE HORROR MOVIES and MORE!

Special performances are scheduled to occur throughout the day. Early bird special ticket are already available!

1:00pm Family Day: Diwali Lights Up Asia Society 2018! Asia Society

Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights and New Year, is a time to celebrate good fortune, family and friendships. Celebrate with performances, and arts and crafts inspired by Diwali.

Family programs at Asia Society are supported by The Coca-Cola Company.

1:00pm Family Day: Diwali Lights Up Asia Society 2018!

Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights and New Year, is a time to celebrate good fortune, family and friendships. Celebrate with performances, and arts and crafts inspired by Diwali.

Family programs at Asia Society are supported by The Coca-Cola Company.

1:00pm Dia De Muertos With Calpulli Community At The Brooklyn Public Library Calpulli Mexican Dance Company

Dia de Muertos with Calpulli Community at the Brooklyn Public Library  Brooklyn, NY 

Calpulli Community students perform at the Brooklyn Public Library on November 3rd in celebration of dia de muertos.

Estudiantes con Comunidad Calpulli se presentan en la Libraria Publica de Brooklyn el 3 de noviembre celebrando dia de muertos.

Address/Dirección

Brooklyn Public Library
Central Library
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238

1:00pm Dia De Muertos With Calpulli Community At The Brooklyn Public Library

Dia de Muertos with Calpulli Community at the Brooklyn Public Library  Brooklyn, NY 

Calpulli Community students perform at the Brooklyn Public Library on November 3rd in celebration of dia de muertos.

Estudiantes con Comunidad Calpulli se presentan en la Libraria Publica de Brooklyn el 3 de noviembre celebrando dia de muertos.

Address/Dirección

Brooklyn Public Library
Central Library
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238

1:00pm Dia De Muertos With Calpulli Community At The Brooklyn Public Library Calpulli Mexican Dance Company

Dia de Muertos with Calpulli Community at the Brooklyn Public Library Brooklyn, NY

Calpulli Community students perform at the Brooklyn Public Library on November 3rd in celebration of dia de muertos.

Estudiantes con Comunidad Calpulli se presentan en la Libraria Publica de Brooklyn el 3 de noviembre celebrando dia de muertos.

1:00pm Dia De Muertos With Calpulli Community At The Brooklyn Public Library

Dia de Muertos with Calpulli Community at the Brooklyn Public Library Brooklyn, NY

Calpulli Community students perform at the Brooklyn Public Library on November 3rd in celebration of dia de muertos.

Estudiantes con Comunidad Calpulli se presentan en la Libraria Publica de Brooklyn el 3 de noviembre celebrando dia de muertos.

8:00pm Canciones Sin Fronteras /Songs Without Borders El Taller Latino Americano

A musical concert with a program of freedom songs in the tradition of Pete Seeger and the Latin American Nueva Canción movement. Featuring the group Hudson Valley Sally, singer songwriter and cuatro player Mario Cancel Bigay, and singer songwriter Ruben Gonzalez.


Admission $15

8:00pm Canciones Sin Fronteras /Songs Without Borders

A musical concert with a program of freedom songs in the tradition of Pete Seeger and the Latin American Nueva Canción movement. Featuring the group Hudson Valley Sally, singer songwriter and cuatro player Mario Cancel Bigay, and singer songwriter Ruben Gonzalez.


Admission $15

Sunday November 4, 2018 Nov 4, 2018
8:00am 16th Annual Lung Cancer Walk for Hope CancerCare

Join us at the 15th Annual Lung Cancer Walk for Hope to provide help and hope to anyone affected by lung cancer. Raise funds and awareness about CancerCare’s free, professional services, available to anyone facing a lung cancer diagnosis.

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m., and the official walk start time is 9:30 a.m.

8:00am 16th Annual Lung Cancer Walk for Hope

Join us at the 15th Annual Lung Cancer Walk for Hope to provide help and hope to anyone affected by lung cancer. Raise funds and awareness about CancerCare’s free, professional services, available to anyone facing a lung cancer diagnosis.

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m., and the official walk start time is 9:30 a.m.

9:00am NYCLU At The TCS New York City Marathon New York Civil Liberties Union

For the first time, the ACLU and its New York affiliate, the New York Civil Liberties Union, are joining the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon as a Charity Partner. Help us run the distance in our tireless defense of civil liberties and civil rights for all New Yorkers. 

The ACLU of New York has a limited number of guaranteed entries so if you are interested in running on Team ACLU New York, please fill out this form by March 28, 2018.

9:00am NYCLU At The TCS New York City Marathon

For the first time, the ACLU and its New York affiliate, the New York Civil Liberties Union, are joining the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon as a Charity Partner. Help us run the distance in our tireless defense of civil liberties and civil rights for all New Yorkers. 

The ACLU of New York has a limited number of guaranteed entries so if you are interested in running on Team ACLU New York, please fill out this form by March 28, 2018.

9:00am Make-A-Wish TCS New York City Marathon 2018 Make-A-Wish Metro NY

This is your chance to participate in the world’s largest and most popular marathon while spreading the mission of Make-A-Wish.  Those who would like to represent Make-A-Wish in this elite 26.2 mile event are required to fundraise a minimum of $4,000. 

2018 Team Benefits: 
- A personalized fundraising page and online fundraising headquarters 
- The support of our staff throughout your fundraising efforts

To register, or for more information contact Leighann Buscemi at 516-944-6212 ext 123, or lbuscemi@metrony.wish.org.

9:00am Make-A-Wish TCS New York City Marathon 2018

This is your chance to participate in the world’s largest and most popular marathon while spreading the mission of Make-A-Wish.  Those who would like to represent Make-A-Wish in this elite 26.2 mile event are required to fundraise a minimum of $4,000. 

2018 Team Benefits: 
- A personalized fundraising page and online fundraising headquarters 
- The support of our staff throughout your fundraising efforts

To register, or for more information contact Leighann Buscemi at 516-944-6212 ext 123, or lbuscemi@metrony.wish.org.

9:30am Inclusive WEE for Children with a Physical Disability Children's Museum of the Arts

This Family Class provides multisensory experiences that encourage exploration. Students develop motor and language skills through art-making by layering a variety of exciting tactile materials to create new surfaces, textures, forms, shapes, and colors. Children are encouraged to self-regulate through individual projects and are supported through collaborative projects to gain important social skills. Teaching Artist also work to introduce the families to the museum.

CMA’s Inclusive Sunday Classes provide a free opportunity for children with physical disabilities, and their family and friends. CMA Teaching Artists are supported by Evaluators licensed in Occupational Therapy. This program is based on a class-like model in which the teaching artists and specialists work to facilitate the group experience, with a keen eye towards the special needs of the participants. At the heart of all of our inclusive programs is socialization, benefiting all participants.

9:30am Inclusive WEE for Children with a Physical Disability

This Family Class provides multisensory experiences that encourage exploration. Students develop motor and language skills through art-making by layering a variety of exciting tactile materials to create new surfaces, textures, forms, shapes, and colors. Children are encouraged to self-regulate through individual projects and are supported through collaborative projects to gain important social skills. Teaching Artist also work to introduce the families to the museum.

CMA’s Inclusive Sunday Classes provide a free opportunity for children with physical disabilities, and their family and friends. CMA Teaching Artists are supported by Evaluators licensed in Occupational Therapy. This program is based on a class-like model in which the teaching artists and specialists work to facilitate the group experience, with a keen eye towards the special needs of the participants. At the heart of all of our inclusive programs is socialization, benefiting all participants.

10:00am North American Landscapes Children's Museum of the Arts

Join us as we appreciate the beautiful and diverse landscape of North America.

10:00am North American Landscapes

Join us as we appreciate the beautiful and diverse landscape of North America.

10:00am Reclaim the Narrative Children's Museum of the Arts

Today, young artist will create street art animations. What are the images you see every day around you? What messages do they send? Who gets represented and who doesn’t? In this workshop children will look to the work of Votan Henriquez, a street artists who works to amplify the ideas and artwork of Indigenous People, and tell a story they think goes untold.

10:00am Reclaim the Narrative

Today, young artist will create street art animations. What are the images you see every day around you? What messages do they send? Who gets represented and who doesn’t? In this workshop children will look to the work of Votan Henriquez, a street artists who works to amplify the ideas and artwork of Indigenous People, and tell a story they think goes untold.

10:00am Up-Cycled Sculptures inspired by Brian Jungen Children's Museum of the Arts

Brian Jungen uses what some may consider trash and turns it into treasure! His 3-D work is inspired by his Dunne-za roots and the tradition of Native American artists using whatever they have available to create. Today in the studio we will be examining Jungen’s practice and creating some up-cycled works of our own. What does it mean to recycle materials? Can anything available become an art material? Come find out!

10:00am Up-Cycled Sculptures inspired by Brian Jungen

Brian Jungen uses what some may consider trash and turns it into treasure! His 3-D work is inspired by his Dunne-za roots and the tradition of Native American artists using whatever they have available to create. Today in the studio we will be examining Jungen’s practice and creating some up-cycled works of our own. What does it mean to recycle materials? Can anything available become an art material? Come find out!

10:00am Indigenous Peoples Cultural Festival Children's Museum of the Arts

Join us on Sunday, November 4, for a celebration of Indigenous Peoples culture. CMA is partnering with Redhawk Native American Arts Council, a nonprofit organization founded and maintained by Native American artists and educators residing in the New York City area, to present workshops inspired by traditional and contemporary arts practices from the Indigenous community. Interactive workshops by Redhawk Native American Arts Council will be presented at 11:30 and 1:00 pm, and Children’s Librarian Kristy Raffensberger from our local NYPL Hudson Park branch will be hosting Story Time at 12:15 pm, reading books by Native American authors.

10:00am Indigenous Peoples Cultural Festival

Join us on Sunday, November 4, for a celebration of Indigenous Peoples culture. CMA is partnering with Redhawk Native American Arts Council, a nonprofit organization founded and maintained by Native American artists and educators residing in the New York City area, to present workshops inspired by traditional and contemporary arts practices from the Indigenous community. Interactive workshops by Redhawk Native American Arts Council will be presented at 11:30 and 1:00 pm, and Children’s Librarian Kristy Raffensberger from our local NYPL Hudson Park branch will be hosting Story Time at 12:15 pm, reading books by Native American authors.

12:00pm Exquisite Corpse Children's Museum of the Arts

“Exquisite Corpse” is a drawing game invented by the Surrealist artists of the early 20th century. A piece of paper is folded over into three parts, and artists take turns creating a body, drawing one part at a time and folding their portion so it’s hidden from the next person. It’s a great way to get everyone involved in one project! Today in the studio we’ll be playing this game with our teaching artists and friends at the table.

12:00pm Exquisite Corpse

“Exquisite Corpse” is a drawing game invented by the Surrealist artists of the early 20th century. A piece of paper is folded over into three parts, and artists take turns creating a body, drawing one part at a time and folding their portion so it’s hidden from the next person. It’s a great way to get everyone involved in one project! Today in the studio we’ll be playing this game with our teaching artists and friends at the table.

12:30pm Forest Crew NOVEMBER New York Restoration Project

The Forest Crew works on reforestation and restoration projects in the forest of Highbridge Park every Sunday afternoon-- all Spring, Summer and Fall.

Volunteers will meet NYRP staff at the entrance to Highbridge Park on 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue.

Forest Crew is open to community members who wish to drop in and volunteer on a weekly, bi-monthly and monthly basis. College and high school students, environmental enthusiasts, and those who are looking to enter the green collar field are strongly encouraged to attend regularly and to view this as an apprenticeship opportunity. Consistency will be rewarded.

Why?

• To build a more resilient community of citizens who feel connected to their local green spaces and supported by neighbors with similar values.
• To improve the health of the forest by identifying and removing invasive plants from our native forest.
• To gain hands-on experience, and informal education, to work in the fields of Forestry, Horticulture, and Environmental Science or as preparation for green-collar employment.

12:30pm Forest Crew NOVEMBER

The Forest Crew works on reforestation and restoration projects in the forest of Highbridge Park every Sunday afternoon-- all Spring, Summer and Fall.

Volunteers will meet NYRP staff at the entrance to Highbridge Park on 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue.

Forest Crew is open to community members who wish to drop in and volunteer on a weekly, bi-monthly and monthly basis. College and high school students, environmental enthusiasts, and those who are looking to enter the green collar field are strongly encouraged to attend regularly and to view this as an apprenticeship opportunity. Consistency will be rewarded.

Why?

• To build a more resilient community of citizens who feel connected to their local green spaces and supported by neighbors with similar values.
• To improve the health of the forest by identifying and removing invasive plants from our native forest.
• To gain hands-on experience, and informal education, to work in the fields of Forestry, Horticulture, and Environmental Science or as preparation for green-collar employment.

12:30pm ReMixing Media Arts for Children with a Physical Disability Children's Museum of the Arts

This course is designed for children ages 8-15 with physical disabilities, their siblings and friends. This weekly drop-off course provides opportunities to create with skills gained in Fine Arts and Media Lab. Students are given the space to be independent from their parents, while activities are adapted to accommodate the specific abilities of each child. Students will explore the practice of combining various distinct visual art media, such as paper, paint, textiles and sculpture, with new technology in our media lab such as animation, sound art and photography The class will also discover and discuss the work and techniques of notable mixed media artists. Students host exhibitions and visit other NYC cultural spaces on field trips.

12:30pm ReMixing Media Arts for Children with a Physical Disability

This course is designed for children ages 8-15 with physical disabilities, their siblings and friends. This weekly drop-off course provides opportunities to create with skills gained in Fine Arts and Media Lab. Students are given the space to be independent from their parents, while activities are adapted to accommodate the specific abilities of each child. Students will explore the practice of combining various distinct visual art media, such as paper, paint, textiles and sculpture, with new technology in our media lab such as animation, sound art and photography The class will also discover and discuss the work and techniques of notable mixed media artists. Students host exhibitions and visit other NYC cultural spaces on field trips.

4:00pm Cambodian Artists in Conversation Asia Society

This event marks the conclusion of a five-week Fellowship to the U.S. for three Cambodian artists. Tan Vatey, Tor Vutha and Hang Sokharo have spent four weeks in residency at Vermont Studio Center, followed by a 10-day program of research and networking in New York City, coordinated by Cambodian Living Arts. During this facilitated conversation, the artists will present the ideas and questions they are taking away from the time in the U.S. and how they plan to apply these experiences to their work at home in Cambodia. Guests will be encouraged to share questions and reflections with the artists.

4:00pm Cambodian Artists in Conversation

This event marks the conclusion of a five-week Fellowship to the U.S. for three Cambodian artists. Tan Vatey, Tor Vutha and Hang Sokharo have spent four weeks in residency at Vermont Studio Center, followed by a 10-day program of research and networking in New York City, coordinated by Cambodian Living Arts. During this facilitated conversation, the artists will present the ideas and questions they are taking away from the time in the U.S. and how they plan to apply these experiences to their work at home in Cambodia. Guests will be encouraged to share questions and reflections with the artists.

Monday November 5, 2018 Nov 5, 2018
12:00pm Interview Portraits Children's Museum of the Arts

Get to know your fellow artists at the table by creating portraits while also interviewing each other. Grown ups can join the fun as well!

12:00pm Interview Portraits

Get to know your fellow artists at the table by creating portraits while also interviewing each other. Grown ups can join the fun as well!

12:00pm Community Garden Collaboration Children's Museum of the Arts

Community gardens allow all residents of an area to pitch in to make their neighborhood beautiful. working together with cardboard and other sculptural material, lets work together to make the studio lush and green!

12:00pm Community Garden Collaboration

Community gardens allow all residents of an area to pitch in to make their neighborhood beautiful. working together with cardboard and other sculptural material, lets work together to make the studio lush and green!

12:00pm Two Way Phones Children's Museum of the Arts

Phones help bridge the gap between people so communication can be kept up. Using cups and cardboard tubes, make two phones that are linked together so you’re never more than a phone call away.

12:00pm Two Way Phones

Phones help bridge the gap between people so communication can be kept up. Using cups and cardboard tubes, make two phones that are linked together so you’re never more than a phone call away.

12:00pm Tiny Worlds Children's Museum of the Arts

Sculpt a miniature world from life or your own imagination!

12:00pm Tiny Worlds

Sculpt a miniature world from life or your own imagination!

12:00pm Up-Cycled Sculptures inspired by Brian Jungen Children's Museum of the Arts

Brian Jungen uses what some may consider trash and turns it into treasure! His 3-D work is inspired by his Dunne-za roots and the tradition of Native American artists using whatever they have available to create. Today in the studio we will be examining Jungen’s practice and creating some up-cycled works of our own. What does it mean to recycle materials? Can anything available become an art material? Come find out!

12:00pm Up-Cycled Sculptures inspired by Brian Jungen

Brian Jungen uses what some may consider trash and turns it into treasure! His 3-D work is inspired by his Dunne-za roots and the tradition of Native American artists using whatever they have available to create. Today in the studio we will be examining Jungen’s practice and creating some up-cycled works of our own. What does it mean to recycle materials? Can anything available become an art material? Come find out!

12:00pm Gather ’round the Watering Hole Children's Museum of the Arts

Animate your favorite community of animals grabbing a drink at the watering hole!

12:00pm Gather ’round the Watering Hole

Animate your favorite community of animals grabbing a drink at the watering hole!

12:00pm Rock The Vote! Children's Museum of the Arts

It’s election season! Now’s your chance to help make the decision on which project to do next in the gallery. You’ll be given one ballot that you can use to cast your vote, whether its by writing your choice and decorating your paper, or maybe by drawing out what choice you’re making! Once you’re done, toss your ballot into the box for your preferred project. Let your voice be heard and make some beautiful artwork that has a powerful voice!

12:00pm Rock The Vote!

It’s election season! Now’s your chance to help make the decision on which project to do next in the gallery. You’ll be given one ballot that you can use to cast your vote, whether its by writing your choice and decorating your paper, or maybe by drawing out what choice you’re making! Once you’re done, toss your ballot into the box for your preferred project. Let your voice be heard and make some beautiful artwork that has a powerful voice!

6:00pm 8th Global Financial Leaders Forum Korea Society

The Maekyung Media Group, The Korea Society and Korea Finance Society present a forum of top speakers for over 150 representatives from the US and Asian financial firms. 

• Speech I 
Asset Allocation of KIC in Current Market Environment
      Heenam Choi, Chairman and CEO, Korea Investment Corporation 

• Session I 
Global Asset Management in the Age of Growing Protectionism and Rising Interest Rates 
      Scott Kapnick, CEO, HPS Investment Partners
      Daniel Simkowitz, Managing Director, Head of Investment Management, Morgan Stanley
      Jae S. Yoon, moderator, CIO, New York Life Investment Management 

• Speech II 
Korea Eximbank and Challenges Ahead
      Sung-soo Eun, Chairman and President, Export-Import Bank of Korea 

• Session II 
International Financial Market Response to Changes in Korean Peninsula
      Jahangir Aziz, Managing Director, Chief Emerging Market Economist, J.P. Morgan 
      Thomas Byrne, moderator, President, The Korea Society

6:00pm 8th Global Financial Leaders Forum

The Maekyung Media Group, The Korea Society and Korea Finance Society present a forum of top speakers for over 150 representatives from the US and Asian financial firms. 

• Speech I 
Asset Allocation of KIC in Current Market Environment
      Heenam Choi, Chairman and CEO, Korea Investment Corporation 

• Session I 
Global Asset Management in the Age of Growing Protectionism and Rising Interest Rates 
      Scott Kapnick, CEO, HPS Investment Partners
      Daniel Simkowitz, Managing Director, Head of Investment Management, Morgan Stanley
      Jae S. Yoon, moderator, CIO, New York Life Investment Management 

• Speech II 
Korea Eximbank and Challenges Ahead
      Sung-soo Eun, Chairman and President, Export-Import Bank of Korea 

• Session II 
International Financial Market Response to Changes in Korean Peninsula
      Jahangir Aziz, Managing Director, Chief Emerging Market Economist, J.P. Morgan 
      Thomas Byrne, moderator, President, The Korea Society

6:30pm Your City, Your Voice 205 - How to Overcome Campaign Hurdles Transportation Alternatives

Power Mapping is a strategic tool for activists to determine how to use political pressure for maximum effectiveness. In this two-hour training, take a deep dive into how to navigate the murky power relationships that influence decision makers. You will learn about local political clubs, historic party machines, and the power dynamics that could make or break your campaign. Free. 

6:30pm Your City, Your Voice 205 - How to Overcome Campaign Hurdles

Power Mapping is a strategic tool for activists to determine how to use political pressure for maximum effectiveness. In this two-hour training, take a deep dive into how to navigate the murky power relationships that influence decision makers. You will learn about local political clubs, historic party machines, and the power dynamics that could make or break your campaign. Free. 

7:00pm 1000 Books To Read Before You Die Strand Books

The expected pillars are here, including Jane Austen and Toni Morrison, Virgil, Dante, Dickens and Tolstoy, Franz Kafka and Simone de Beauvoir—their works made fresh through the author’s animated essays. Established classics are joined by new and unexpected choices like Citizen and Friday Night Lights. A Visit from the Goon Squad and The Pillow Bookof Sei Shonagon, The Day of the Jackal and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. The result is a treasury of essential reading for expansive tastes with more than six thousand titles by thirty-five hundred authors.

An insightfully curated personal compendium that will inspire hours of browsing and a lifetime of reading, 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die celebrates the gorgeous mosaic that is our literary heritage.

Join us as list compiler and author James Mustich sits down with Strand owner Nancy Bass Wyden!

7:00pm 1000 Books To Read Before You Die

The expected pillars are here, including Jane Austen and Toni Morrison, Virgil, Dante, Dickens and Tolstoy, Franz Kafka and Simone de Beauvoir—their works made fresh through the author’s animated essays. Established classics are joined by new and unexpected choices like Citizen and Friday Night Lights. A Visit from the Goon Squad and The Pillow Bookof Sei Shonagon, The Day of the Jackal and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. The result is a treasury of essential reading for expansive tastes with more than six thousand titles by thirty-five hundred authors.

An insightfully curated personal compendium that will inspire hours of browsing and a lifetime of reading, 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die celebrates the gorgeous mosaic that is our literary heritage.

Join us as list compiler and author James Mustich sits down with Strand owner Nancy Bass Wyden!

7:30pm Marion Nestle: Unsavory Truth Strand Books

Is chocolate heart-healthy? Does yogurt prevent type 2 diabetes? Do pomegranates help cheat death? News accounts bombard us with such amazing claims, report them as science, and influence what we eat. Yet, as Marion Nestle explains, these studies are more about marketing than science; they are often paid for by companies that sell those foods. Whether it's a Coca-Cola-backed study hailing light exercise as a calorie neutralizer, or blueberry-sponsored investigators proclaiming that this fruit prevents erectile dysfunction, every corner of the food industry knows how to turn conflicted research into big profit. As Nestle argues, it's time to put public health first. Written with unmatched rigor and insight, Unsavory Truth reveals how the food industry manipulates nutrition science--and suggests what we can do about it.

Join us on the second floor as Marion shares and signs her book!

7:30pm Marion Nestle: Unsavory Truth

Is chocolate heart-healthy? Does yogurt prevent type 2 diabetes? Do pomegranates help cheat death? News accounts bombard us with such amazing claims, report them as science, and influence what we eat. Yet, as Marion Nestle explains, these studies are more about marketing than science; they are often paid for by companies that sell those foods. Whether it's a Coca-Cola-backed study hailing light exercise as a calorie neutralizer, or blueberry-sponsored investigators proclaiming that this fruit prevents erectile dysfunction, every corner of the food industry knows how to turn conflicted research into big profit. As Nestle argues, it's time to put public health first. Written with unmatched rigor and insight, Unsavory Truth reveals how the food industry manipulates nutrition science--and suggests what we can do about it.

Join us on the second floor as Marion shares and signs her book!

8:00pm REGINA B: A Film by Frances Barth, NA National Academy of Design

The 2018 New York Short Film Festival will run November 2-8 one of Manhattan’s most loved Independent Cinemas — the Cinema Village in Greenwich Village. Showcasing the best of short filmmaking from around the world, the NYSFF celebrates indie films and filmmakers.

8:00pm REGINA B: A Film by Frances Barth, NA

The 2018 New York Short Film Festival will run November 2-8 one of Manhattan’s most loved Independent Cinemas — the Cinema Village in Greenwich Village. Showcasing the best of short filmmaking from around the world, the NYSFF celebrates indie films and filmmakers.

Tuesday November 6, 2018 Nov 6, 2018
9:00am Intro to Korea Teachers’ Conference Korea Society

Educators are invited to explore Korea’s rich premodern and dynamic contemporary history. Dr. Michael Pettid, Professor of Premodern Korean Studies at Binghamton University, chronicles core societal values, belief systems, and dynastic changes in premodern Korea. Dr. Charles K. Armstrong, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies at Columbia University, outlines the 20th century events which have shaped contemporary Korea. The conference ends with a classroom activities workshop to help educators incorporate this unique topic into their curriculum.

9:00am Intro to Korea Teachers’ Conference

Educators are invited to explore Korea’s rich premodern and dynamic contemporary history. Dr. Michael Pettid, Professor of Premodern Korean Studies at Binghamton University, chronicles core societal values, belief systems, and dynastic changes in premodern Korea. Dr. Charles K. Armstrong, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies at Columbia University, outlines the 20th century events which have shaped contemporary Korea. The conference ends with a classroom activities workshop to help educators incorporate this unique topic into their curriculum.

12:00pm Rock The Vote! Children's Museum of the Arts

It’s election season! Now’s your chance to help make the decision on which project to do next in the gallery. You’ll be given one ballot that you can use to cast your vote, whether its by writing your choice and decorating your paper, or maybe by drawing out what choice you’re making! Once you’re done, toss your ballot into the box for your preferred project. Let your voice be heard and make some beautiful artwork that has a powerful voice!

12:00pm Rock The Vote!

It’s election season! Now’s your chance to help make the decision on which project to do next in the gallery. You’ll be given one ballot that you can use to cast your vote, whether its by writing your choice and decorating your paper, or maybe by drawing out what choice you’re making! Once you’re done, toss your ballot into the box for your preferred project. Let your voice be heard and make some beautiful artwork that has a powerful voice!

12:14pm Let's Talk Ya Strand Books

It's time for our annual panel of wonderful YA authors! The following fine folks will be discussing their beloved genre and their latest book:

  • Kheryn Callendar - This is Kind of an Epic Love Story
  • Jay Coles - Tyler Johnson Was Here
  • Sara Farizan - Here to Stay
  • Alex Kahler - Runebreaker
  • David Levithan - Someday
  • Eliot Schrefer - Orphaned
  • Katrin van Dam - Come November

Notes on the Signing Portion:

  • Featured books will be available for purchase at the event.
  • Purchase of one of the featured books is required to attend the signing portion.
  • Authors will sign up to three books brought from home if a featured book is purchased at this event.
12:14pm Let's Talk Ya

It's time for our annual panel of wonderful YA authors! The following fine folks will be discussing their beloved genre and their latest book:

  • Kheryn Callendar - This is Kind of an Epic Love Story
  • Jay Coles - Tyler Johnson Was Here
  • Sara Farizan - Here to Stay
  • Alex Kahler - Runebreaker
  • David Levithan - Someday
  • Eliot Schrefer - Orphaned
  • Katrin van Dam - Come November

Notes on the Signing Portion:

  • Featured books will be available for purchase at the event.
  • Purchase of one of the featured books is required to attend the signing portion.
  • Authors will sign up to three books brought from home if a featured book is purchased at this event.
12:18pm Leigh Bardugo: King Of Scars 9/11 Families for Peaceful Tomorrows

Leigh Bardugo is hitting the road in support of her next adventure in the Grishaverse, King of Scars, and Strand is lucky enough to be one of the hosts!

Exciting news: we’re partnering with Macmillan to host a Grishaverse fan meet-up on our second floor an hour before Leigh arrives! The fan meet-up will include trivia/games, a themed King of Scars photo backdrop (so come in costume!), exclusive fan-meet-up-only moments, and more!

Once Leigh arrives, we'll check in everyone with tickets, and she’ll host a 15-20 minute Q&A followed by a book signing where you’re able to get King of Scars personalized and two additional Leigh Bardugo titles signed. You’ll also be able to grab a quick photo with her, so have your cameras ready to go!

  • Location/time of fan meet-up: Second Floor, Photography section, 6:00 PM (Check-in for the Q&A will happen at the fan meet-up.)
  • Location/time of Q&A and signing: Third Floor, Rare Book Room, 7:00 PM

Face your demons...or feed them.

12:18pm Leigh Bardugo: King Of Scars

Leigh Bardugo is hitting the road in support of her next adventure in the Grishaverse, King of Scars, and Strand is lucky enough to be one of the hosts!

Exciting news: we’re partnering with Macmillan to host a Grishaverse fan meet-up on our second floor an hour before Leigh arrives! The fan meet-up will include trivia/games, a themed King of Scars photo backdrop (so come in costume!), exclusive fan-meet-up-only moments, and more!

Once Leigh arrives, we'll check in everyone with tickets, and she’ll host a 15-20 minute Q&A followed by a book signing where you’re able to get King of Scars personalized and two additional Leigh Bardugo titles signed. You’ll also be able to grab a quick photo with her, so have your cameras ready to go!

  • Location/time of fan meet-up: Second Floor, Photography section, 6:00 PM (Check-in for the Q&A will happen at the fan meet-up.)
  • Location/time of Q&A and signing: Third Floor, Rare Book Room, 7:00 PM

Face your demons...or feed them.

6:30pm “The Socio-Economic Structure of the Art World” A Debate with Art Critics Ben Davis, Andrianna Campbell, and Brian Boucher Art Students League

Taking Ben Davis’s book 9.5 Theses on Art and Class as a framework, three leading art critics discuss the role of class, economics, and social forces in contemporary art.

Ben Davis is an art critic living and working in New York City. He is the author of 9.5 Theses on Art and Class(Haymarket, 2013). He is currently National Art Critic for artnet News, and was formerly executive editor of Artinfo.com and an editor of The Elements of Architecture , the catalogue of the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale. His writings have appeared in Adbusters, The Brooklyn Rail, e-Flux Journal, Frieze New York, The New York Times, Slate.com, The Village Voice , and many other venues.

Andrianna Campbell is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Art History at the CUNY Graduate Center, where she specializes in art of the modern and contemporary period. Her doctoral research focuses on Norman Lewis and Abstract Expressionism. Alongside her scholarly research, she is the author of essays and reviews on contemporary art for Artforum, Art in America, Frieze and Mousse. Campbell is a founding co-editor of the peer-reviewed journal apricota. She has taught at Parsons, the New School for Design and Yale University. She is a Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Resident for 2018.

Brian Boucher is Creative Director at Sperone Westwater and formerly Senior Writer for Artnet News.

6:30pm “The Socio-Economic Structure of the Art World” A Debate with Art Critics Ben Davis, Andrianna Campbell, and Brian Boucher

Taking Ben Davis’s book 9.5 Theses on Art and Class as a framework, three leading art critics discuss the role of class, economics, and social forces in contemporary art.

Ben Davis is an art critic living and working in New York City. He is the author of 9.5 Theses on Art and Class(Haymarket, 2013). He is currently National Art Critic for artnet News, and was formerly executive editor of Artinfo.com and an editor of The Elements of Architecture , the catalogue of the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale. His writings have appeared in Adbusters, The Brooklyn Rail, e-Flux Journal, Frieze New York, The New York Times, Slate.com, The Village Voice , and many other venues.

Andrianna Campbell is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Art History at the CUNY Graduate Center, where she specializes in art of the modern and contemporary period. Her doctoral research focuses on Norman Lewis and Abstract Expressionism. Alongside her scholarly research, she is the author of essays and reviews on contemporary art for Artforum, Art in America, Frieze and Mousse. Campbell is a founding co-editor of the peer-reviewed journal apricota. She has taught at Parsons, the New School for Design and Yale University. She is a Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Resident for 2018.

Brian Boucher is Creative Director at Sperone Westwater and formerly Senior Writer for Artnet News.

8:00pm The Bronx Votes - Election 2018 Special BronxNet

Tune in to watch BronxNet on November 6th starting at 8PM for our LIVE coverage of the 2018 Election. Join the conversation at #BronxVotes2018

8:00pm The Bronx Votes - Election 2018 Special

Tune in to watch BronxNet on November 6th starting at 8PM for our LIVE coverage of the 2018 Election. Join the conversation at #BronxVotes2018

Wednesday November 7, 2018 Nov 7, 2018
8:30am The Asia Summits and the U.S. Midterm Elections Asia Society

Join us as Ambassador Kristie Kenney, one of America’s most highly decorated public servants, shares her insights on the state of U.S. relations with Asia ahead of a series of important annual summits taking place in November — the ASEAN and East Asia Summit in Singapore, and the APEC meeting in Papua New Guinea. She will discuss the implications of President Trump’s planned absence from the upcoming meetings for U.S. standing in the region with Asia Society Policy Institute Vice President and former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel. Topics will range from the ongoing U.S.-China trade disputes to developments on the Korean peninsula, and the impact, if any, of the November midterm elections on U.S. policy towards the Indo-Pacific region.

8:30am The Asia Summits and the U.S. Midterm Elections

Join us as Ambassador Kristie Kenney, one of America’s most highly decorated public servants, shares her insights on the state of U.S. relations with Asia ahead of a series of important annual summits taking place in November — the ASEAN and East Asia Summit in Singapore, and the APEC meeting in Papua New Guinea. She will discuss the implications of President Trump’s planned absence from the upcoming meetings for U.S. standing in the region with Asia Society Policy Institute Vice President and former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel. Topics will range from the ongoing U.S.-China trade disputes to developments on the Korean peninsula, and the impact, if any, of the November midterm elections on U.S. policy towards the Indo-Pacific region.

9:00am Vision Zero Cities Conference Transportation Alternatives

Transportation Alternatives' fourth Vision Zero Cities conference, Nov. 7 - 8, brings experts from around the world to New York City to focus on best practices for preventing traffic deaths and injuries. Through keynotes, breakout sessions, workshops and site visits, conference participants will gain insight into Vision Zero strategies to eliminate traffic deaths and injuries, while increasing safety, health and equitable mobility for all. Among keynote speakers will be Janette Sadik-Khan, principal at Bloomberg Philanthropies and former NYC Department of Transportation commissioner.

9:00am Vision Zero Cities Conference

Transportation Alternatives' fourth Vision Zero Cities conference, Nov. 7 - 8, brings experts from around the world to New York City to focus on best practices for preventing traffic deaths and injuries. Through keynotes, breakout sessions, workshops and site visits, conference participants will gain insight into Vision Zero strategies to eliminate traffic deaths and injuries, while increasing safety, health and equitable mobility for all. Among keynote speakers will be Janette Sadik-Khan, principal at Bloomberg Philanthropies and former NYC Department of Transportation commissioner.

12:00pm Rock The Vote! Children's Museum of the Arts

It’s election season! Now’s your chance to help make the decision on which project to do next in the gallery. You’ll be given one ballot that you can use to cast your vote, whether its by writing your choice and decorating your paper, or maybe by drawing out what choice you’re making! Once you’re done, toss your ballot into the box for your preferred project. Let your voice be heard and make some beautiful artwork that has a powerful voice!

12:00pm Rock The Vote!

It’s election season! Now’s your chance to help make the decision on which project to do next in the gallery. You’ll be given one ballot that you can use to cast your vote, whether its by writing your choice and decorating your paper, or maybe by drawing out what choice you’re making! Once you’re done, toss your ballot into the box for your preferred project. Let your voice be heard and make some beautiful artwork that has a powerful voice!

2:00pm Diwali Family Celebration Museum of the City of New York

Light up your day and celebrate the Hindu Festival of Lights at the Museum! Enjoy a special performance, mold and decorate your own diya to take home, and savor a traditional Indian treat. 

Registration suggested, but not required.

2:00pm Diwali Family Celebration

Light up your day and celebrate the Hindu Festival of Lights at the Museum! Enjoy a special performance, mold and decorate your own diya to take home, and savor a traditional Indian treat. 

Registration suggested, but not required.

6:30pm Jessica Hische: Tomorrow I'll Be Brave Strand Books

Journey through the beautifully hand-lettered messages by award-winning illustrator Jessica Hischein her debut picture book Tomorrow I’ll Be Brave. This uplifting and positive book encourages kids to promise that tomorrow, they will try new things, do their best, and be brave.

Join us on the second floor as Jessica discusses and signs her book!

6:30pm Jessica Hische: Tomorrow I'll Be Brave

Journey through the beautifully hand-lettered messages by award-winning illustrator Jessica Hischein her debut picture book Tomorrow I’ll Be Brave. This uplifting and positive book encourages kids to promise that tomorrow, they will try new things, do their best, and be brave.

Join us on the second floor as Jessica discusses and signs her book!

6:30pm Sweet & Sour: Chinese Food and Immigrant Identity Museum of the City of New York

What is the role of cooking and cuisine in the making of Chinese-American culture and identity? Inspired by our exhibition Interior Lives: Contemporary Photographs of Chinese New Yorkers, Jack Tchen, founder of the Museum of Chinese in America, moderates a conversation with leading restaurateurs: Lien Lin, owner and executive chef of Brooklyn's Bricolage NYC; Wilson Tang, owner of the famed Nom Wah Tea Parlor in Manhattan's Chinatown that dates back to 1920; and Jason Wang, CEO of Xi'an Famous Foods, now a chain of 13 restaurants originally founded by Wang's father as a food stall in the Golden Mall in Flushing, Queens. 
 

6:30pm Sweet & Sour: Chinese Food and Immigrant Identity

What is the role of cooking and cuisine in the making of Chinese-American culture and identity? Inspired by our exhibition Interior Lives: Contemporary Photographs of Chinese New Yorkers, Jack Tchen, founder of the Museum of Chinese in America, moderates a conversation with leading restaurateurs: Lien Lin, owner and executive chef of Brooklyn's Bricolage NYC; Wilson Tang, owner of the famed Nom Wah Tea Parlor in Manhattan's Chinatown that dates back to 1920; and Jason Wang, CEO of Xi'an Famous Foods, now a chain of 13 restaurants originally founded by Wang's father as a food stall in the Golden Mall in Flushing, Queens. 
 

6:30pm Stories and Treasure Teachings of Padmasambhava: Talk and Tour Rubin Museum

For Tibetans in exile, stories are a gateway to connecting to a Tibet that is more than just a geographic region, but also a spiritual and historical legacy. Tenzing Wangdak, an ethnographic researcher at New York University, will share his visualization of this spiritual realm rooted in the stories of elder Tibetans.

The storytelling will be followed by a treasure map tour of the galleries created by Tom Campbell, a former monk in the Vajrayana tradition, a cultural anthropologist, and attorney. We will closely look at art that reveals the watershed treasure-teachings of Padmasambhava, who is often referred to as the Second Buddha in Tibet. The teachings include a ritual to empower community, a Tantric visualization of the wrathful, purifying deity Vajrakilaya, and a teaching to cultivate highest insight awareness. Each teaching offers symbols and stories that can help us cut through our own obstacles and cultivate compassion.

The program will be introduced by Tashi Chodron, assistant manager of himalayan cultural programs and partnerships, and takes place on the 6th floor in the exhibition The Second Buddha: Master of Time.

6:30pm Stories and Treasure Teachings of Padmasambhava: Talk and Tour

For Tibetans in exile, stories are a gateway to connecting to a Tibet that is more than just a geographic region, but also a spiritual and historical legacy. Tenzing Wangdak, an ethnographic researcher at New York University, will share his visualization of this spiritual realm rooted in the stories of elder Tibetans.

The storytelling will be followed by a treasure map tour of the galleries created by Tom Campbell, a former monk in the Vajrayana tradition, a cultural anthropologist, and attorney. We will closely look at art that reveals the watershed treasure-teachings of Padmasambhava, who is often referred to as the Second Buddha in Tibet. The teachings include a ritual to empower community, a Tantric visualization of the wrathful, purifying deity Vajrakilaya, and a teaching to cultivate highest insight awareness. Each teaching offers symbols and stories that can help us cut through our own obstacles and cultivate compassion.

The program will be introduced by Tashi Chodron, assistant manager of himalayan cultural programs and partnerships, and takes place on the 6th floor in the exhibition The Second Buddha: Master of Time.

7:00pm Lane Moore: How To Be Alone Strand Books

Lane Moore is best known as an award-winning sex and relationships editor, a comic, a rock singer, and an actor. But Lane’s story has had its fair share of ups and downs, from teaching herself how to become her own parent, to living as a homeless teenager in her car, to moving to New York City to pursue her dreams. Even as she felt increasingly cut off from others, she looked to her childhood heroines (like Anne of Green Gables) and romantic heroes (like Jim Halpert from The Office) to remain a hopeless romantic, and believe that she could create for herself the family she never had.

How to Be Alone is a must-read for anyone whose childhood still feels unresolved, who spends more time pretending to have friends online than feeling close to anyone in real life, who bristles when asked if they have a “support system” because they don't know what that means, who tries to have genuine, deep conversations in a roomful of people who would rather you not. It's the story of one person who knew from birth she was on her own—and what she did to turn this into something productive and positive.

At once a moving personal narrative and a guide for those looking to reframe their own histories, How to Be Alone shows you how to find solace in solitude. It is a story of triumph over what keeps us alone, keeps us wanting, and keeps us from doing the most important thing we can do: connecting with our innermost selves.

Join us as Lane launches her first book!

7:00pm Lane Moore: How To Be Alone

Lane Moore is best known as an award-winning sex and relationships editor, a comic, a rock singer, and an actor. But Lane’s story has had its fair share of ups and downs, from teaching herself how to become her own parent, to living as a homeless teenager in her car, to moving to New York City to pursue her dreams. Even as she felt increasingly cut off from others, she looked to her childhood heroines (like Anne of Green Gables) and romantic heroes (like Jim Halpert from The Office) to remain a hopeless romantic, and believe that she could create for herself the family she never had.

How to Be Alone is a must-read for anyone whose childhood still feels unresolved, who spends more time pretending to have friends online than feeling close to anyone in real life, who bristles when asked if they have a “support system” because they don't know what that means, who tries to have genuine, deep conversations in a roomful of people who would rather you not. It's the story of one person who knew from birth she was on her own—and what she did to turn this into something productive and positive.

At once a moving personal narrative and a guide for those looking to reframe their own histories, How to Be Alone shows you how to find solace in solitude. It is a story of triumph over what keeps us alone, keeps us wanting, and keeps us from doing the most important thing we can do: connecting with our innermost selves.

Join us as Lane launches her first book!

7:00pm Working through Ancestral Karma: Miles Neale + Hylke Faber Rubin Museum

We inherit more than our DNA from family—we gain habitual patterns, particular ways of relating to money and time, and perhaps even ancestral karma. Join leadership coach and author Hylke Faber in conversation with Buddhist teacher Miles Neale as they discuss how a relationship with our authentic nature can transcend our sometimes wonderful and sometimes messy inheritance. 

Hylke's family have been farmers in the northern part of the Netherlands for generations. He argues that part of what connects us back to our authentic state is the memory that our ancestors lived with a deep connection to nature. We can further reclaim our true nature by seeing through our fear-driven conditioning, which Hylke calls our “crocodiles” in his recent book Taming Your Crocodiles: Unlearn Fear & Become a True Leader. Miles argues that what we do now has been influenced by the past but will also affect the future, on an individual, societal, and environmental level. Learn to work through family karma from a place of genuine connection by joining these two great teachers for one fantastic night.

A book signing featuring Hylke Faber’s Taming Your Crocodiles: Unlearn Fear & Become a True Leader and Miles Neale’s Gradual Awakening: The Tibetan Buddhist Path of Becoming Fully Human will follow the program.

7:00pm Working through Ancestral Karma: Miles Neale + Hylke Faber

We inherit more than our DNA from family—we gain habitual patterns, particular ways of relating to money and time, and perhaps even ancestral karma. Join leadership coach and author Hylke Faber in conversation with Buddhist teacher Miles Neale as they discuss how a relationship with our authentic nature can transcend our sometimes wonderful and sometimes messy inheritance. 

Hylke's family have been farmers in the northern part of the Netherlands for generations. He argues that part of what connects us back to our authentic state is the memory that our ancestors lived with a deep connection to nature. We can further reclaim our true nature by seeing through our fear-driven conditioning, which Hylke calls our “crocodiles” in his recent book Taming Your Crocodiles: Unlearn Fear & Become a True Leader. Miles argues that what we do now has been influenced by the past but will also affect the future, on an individual, societal, and environmental level. Learn to work through family karma from a place of genuine connection by joining these two great teachers for one fantastic night.

A book signing featuring Hylke Faber’s Taming Your Crocodiles: Unlearn Fear & Become a True Leader and Miles Neale’s Gradual Awakening: The Tibetan Buddhist Path of Becoming Fully Human will follow the program.

Thursday November 8, 2018 Nov 8, 2018
8:00am Vision Zero Cities Conference - Day Two Transportation Alternatives

Transportation Alternatives' fourth Vision Zero Cities conference, Nov. 7 - 8, brings experts from around the world to New York City to focus on best practices for preventing traffic deaths and injuries. Conference participants will gain insight into Vision Zero strategies to eliminate traffic deaths and injuries, while increasing safety, health and equitable mobility for all. Day Two of the conference presents small group "in the field" activities, including biking tours, walking tours, workshops and site visits, as well as a closing cocktail reception.

8:00am Vision Zero Cities Conference - Day Two

Transportation Alternatives' fourth Vision Zero Cities conference, Nov. 7 - 8, brings experts from around the world to New York City to focus on best practices for preventing traffic deaths and injuries. Conference participants will gain insight into Vision Zero strategies to eliminate traffic deaths and injuries, while increasing safety, health and equitable mobility for all. Day Two of the conference presents small group "in the field" activities, including biking tours, walking tours, workshops and site visits, as well as a closing cocktail reception.

11:00am Louise Bourgeois, NA: Spiral National Academy of Design

Cheim & Read  is pleased to present Louise Bourgeois: Spiral, the gallery’s ninth solo exhibition devoted to the artist’s work. The show will explore the range of Bourgeois’ spiral motifs as expressed in sculpture, painting, and drawing, from the early 1950s through 2010, the year of her death. It also will include a series of spiral word drawings made on blue paper in 1986. The exhibition, the final offering in the gallery’s current Chelsea location, will open on November 8, 2018, and run through December 22.

11:00am Louise Bourgeois, NA: Spiral

Cheim & Read  is pleased to present Louise Bourgeois: Spiral, the gallery’s ninth solo exhibition devoted to the artist’s work. The show will explore the range of Bourgeois’ spiral motifs as expressed in sculpture, painting, and drawing, from the early 1950s through 2010, the year of her death. It also will include a series of spiral word drawings made on blue paper in 1986. The exhibition, the final offering in the gallery’s current Chelsea location, will open on November 8, 2018, and run through December 22.

12:00pm Rock The Vote! Children's Museum of the Arts

It’s election season! Now’s your chance to help make the decision on which project to do next in the gallery. You’ll be given one ballot that you can use to cast your vote, whether its by writing your choice and decorating your paper, or maybe by drawing out what choice you’re making! Once you’re done, toss your ballot into the box for your preferred project. Let your voice be heard and make some beautiful artwork that has a powerful voice!

12:00pm Rock The Vote!

It’s election season! Now’s your chance to help make the decision on which project to do next in the gallery. You’ll be given one ballot that you can use to cast your vote, whether its by writing your choice and decorating your paper, or maybe by drawing out what choice you’re making! Once you’re done, toss your ballot into the box for your preferred project. Let your voice be heard and make some beautiful artwork that has a powerful voice!

12:00pm Gather ’round the Watering Hole Children's Museum of the Arts

Animate your favorite community of animals grabbing a drink at the watering hole!

12:00pm Gather ’round the Watering Hole

Animate your favorite community of animals grabbing a drink at the watering hole!

12:00pm Up-Cycled Sculptures inspired by Brian Jungen Children's Museum of the Arts

Brian Jungen uses what some may consider trash and turns it into treasure! His 3-D work is inspired by his Dunne-za roots and the tradition of Native American artists using whatever they have available to create. Today in the studio we will be examining Jungen’s practice and creating some up-cycled works of our own. What does it mean to recycle materials? Can anything available become an art material? Come find out!

12:00pm Up-Cycled Sculptures inspired by Brian Jungen

Brian Jungen uses what some may consider trash and turns it into treasure! His 3-D work is inspired by his Dunne-za roots and the tradition of Native American artists using whatever they have available to create. Today in the studio we will be examining Jungen’s practice and creating some up-cycled works of our own. What does it mean to recycle materials? Can anything available become an art material? Come find out!

12:00pm Songwriting Children's Museum of the Arts

Using musical recording software, create an original collaborative song!

12:00pm Songwriting

Using musical recording software, create an original collaborative song!

12:00pm North American Animals Children's Museum of the Arts

From Wolves to Bison and everything inbtween, the nothern americas is a sight to behold. Scuplt the denizens of this fair land today at the Clay Bar!

12:00pm North American Animals

From Wolves to Bison and everything inbtween, the nothern americas is a sight to behold. Scuplt the denizens of this fair land today at the Clay Bar!

12:00pm Two Way Phones Children's Museum of the Arts

Phones help bridge the gap between people so communication can be kept up. Using cups and cardboard tubes, make two phones that are linked together so you’re never more than a phone call away.

12:00pm Two Way Phones

Phones help bridge the gap between people so communication can be kept up. Using cups and cardboard tubes, make two phones that are linked together so you’re never more than a phone call away.

12:00pm Community Garden Collaboration Children's Museum of the Arts

Community gardens allow all residents of an area to pitch in to make their neighborhood beautiful. working together with cardboard and other sculptural material, lets work together to make the studio lush and green!

12:00pm Community Garden Collaboration

Community gardens allow all residents of an area to pitch in to make their neighborhood beautiful. working together with cardboard and other sculptural material, lets work together to make the studio lush and green!

12:00pm Interview Portraits Children's Museum of the Arts

Get to know your fellow artists at the table by creating portraits while also interviewing each other. Grown ups can join the fun as well!

12:00pm Interview Portraits

Get to know your fellow artists at the table by creating portraits while also interviewing each other. Grown ups can join the fun as well!

2:00pm Vision Zero Cities - FSS Workshop Transportation Alternatives

Families for Safe Streets Members Only. Been injured or lose a loved on in a crash? Join for a media workshop at the Vision Zero Cities Conference. Details and registration will be available shortly on the Vision Zero Cities website.

2:00pm Vision Zero Cities - FSS Workshop

Families for Safe Streets Members Only. Been injured or lose a loved on in a crash? Join for a media workshop at the Vision Zero Cities Conference. Details and registration will be available shortly on the Vision Zero Cities website.

5:00pm NYPD Middle East & Turkic Society John Jay College of Criminal Justice

*************This is a FREE EVENT********

We would like to invite all our friends and family to attend the first ever #NYPD Middle Eastern and Turkic Heritage Night.

5:00pm NYPD Middle East & Turkic Society

*************This is a FREE EVENT********

We would like to invite all our friends and family to attend the first ever #NYPD Middle Eastern and Turkic Heritage Night.

6:00pm Moving Forward in Solidarity A Call To Men

Honoring iconic activist women and men working in solidarity to promote healthy manhood and prevent violence and discrimination against all women and girls.

6:00pm Moving Forward in Solidarity

Honoring iconic activist women and men working in solidarity to promote healthy manhood and prevent violence and discrimination against all women and girls.

6:00pm Opening reception Laurie Russell's Repackaged: Plastic Bag Works City Lore

With the ubiquitous plastic bags accumulated from grocery stores and other commercial establishments, Laurie Russell has developed a way to make wall reliefs, using yarn to sew the bags onto burlap stretched over a frame. The fact that the plastic bags have varying degrees of transparency allows her to combine colors in layers, thus enriching them, and to play with the text or the graphics on the bags. The bags, too, are fraught with contemporary content-as symbols of consumerism, eco-consciousness, and carbon footprinting.

Russell’s many influences include molas (the colorful fabric panels stitched by the Kuna Indian women of the San Blas Islands); African American patchwork, strip, and crazy quilts; the high-pile Finnish Rya rugs; the organic forms of Antoni Gaudí; aerial views of Peruvian croplands; stained glass windows; tile floors; and the humble potholder. These sources--remixed, rewoven, reimagined--converge in a body of work entitled Repackaged: Plastic Bag Works.

6:00pm Opening reception Laurie Russell's Repackaged: Plastic Bag Works

With the ubiquitous plastic bags accumulated from grocery stores and other commercial establishments, Laurie Russell has developed a way to make wall reliefs, using yarn to sew the bags onto burlap stretched over a frame. The fact that the plastic bags have varying degrees of transparency allows her to combine colors in layers, thus enriching them, and to play with the text or the graphics on the bags. The bags, too, are fraught with contemporary content-as symbols of consumerism, eco-consciousness, and carbon footprinting.

Russell’s many influences include molas (the colorful fabric panels stitched by the Kuna Indian women of the San Blas Islands); African American patchwork, strip, and crazy quilts; the high-pile Finnish Rya rugs; the organic forms of Antoni Gaudí; aerial views of Peruvian croplands; stained glass windows; tile floors; and the humble potholder. These sources--remixed, rewoven, reimagined--converge in a body of work entitled Repackaged: Plastic Bag Works.

6:00pm Second Info Session John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Second Information Session: Nov. 8th

Have you ever wondered what our program is really about? Are you passionate or curious about international crimes and #transnationalcrimes like humantrafficking, global terrorism, moneylaundering, cybercrime, genocide, environmental crimes, and corruption?

Join us at our Information Session to learn more about our program, the admission process, and career opportunities!
 

6:00pm Second Info Session

Second Information Session: Nov. 8th

Have you ever wondered what our program is really about? Are you passionate or curious about international crimes and #transnationalcrimes like humantrafficking, global terrorism, moneylaundering, cybercrime, genocide, environmental crimes, and corruption?

Join us at our Information Session to learn more about our program, the admission process, and career opportunities!
 

6:00pm Entrepreneurship Info Session LGBT Center

Want to work for yourself in a new economy based on values of justice, sustainability and democracy? Join us as we host the New York City Network of Worker Cooperatives for an information session about their upcoming, 8-session, paid introductory cooperative business training! Trainers are experienced worker-owners who bring their own knowledge to the trainings. Come see what a diverse economy that reinforce values of social justice, racial justice, ecological sustainability, cooperation, mutualism and democracy can look like.

6:00pm Entrepreneurship Info Session

Want to work for yourself in a new economy based on values of justice, sustainability and democracy? Join us as we host the New York City Network of Worker Cooperatives for an information session about their upcoming, 8-session, paid introductory cooperative business training! Trainers are experienced worker-owners who bring their own knowledge to the trainings. Come see what a diverse economy that reinforce values of social justice, racial justice, ecological sustainability, cooperation, mutualism and democracy can look like.

6:00pm Is Desegregation Possible in New York City's Schools? New York City Bar Association

Focused on New York City’s schools grades K-8, panelists will discuss the history of school segregation and integration efforts; diversity pilots and plans; school admission screens, G&T programs, and their potential for desegregation; accountability, legal constraints, and best practices. Whether you are an education advocate, parent, practitioner, public official, student, or concerned citizen, this exciting and thought-provoking conversation will be packed with information you will want to know. An audience question and answer period will follow.

6:00pm Is Desegregation Possible in New York City's Schools?

Focused on New York City’s schools grades K-8, panelists will discuss the history of school segregation and integration efforts; diversity pilots and plans; school admission screens, G&T programs, and their potential for desegregation; accountability, legal constraints, and best practices. Whether you are an education advocate, parent, practitioner, public official, student, or concerned citizen, this exciting and thought-provoking conversation will be packed with information you will want to know. An audience question and answer period will follow.

6:00pm Manga Research and Reading Network (in NYC) RESOBOX

The Manga/Comics Reading and Research Network (MaRRN) in New York welcomes everyone to discuss manga from diverse perspectives, including artists, fans, scholars, researchers, educators, editors, publishers, translators, etc.

The primary mission of the MaRRN is to develop a network among individuals and groups who engage with manga/comics to deepen the knowledge of the medium, industry, and culture surrounding it. While starting as a reading group meet-up, we will have special lecture events in which we will invite artists, scholars, and professionals about manga/comics.

6:00pm Manga Research and Reading Network (in NYC)

The Manga/Comics Reading and Research Network (MaRRN) in New York welcomes everyone to discuss manga from diverse perspectives, including artists, fans, scholars, researchers, educators, editors, publishers, translators, etc.

The primary mission of the MaRRN is to develop a network among individuals and groups who engage with manga/comics to deepen the knowledge of the medium, industry, and culture surrounding it. While starting as a reading group meet-up, we will have special lecture events in which we will invite artists, scholars, and professionals about manga/comics.

6:00pm Manga Research and Reading Network (in NYC) RESOBOX

The Manga/Comics Reading and Research Network (MaRRN) in New York welcomes everyone to discuss manga from diverse perspectives, including artists, fans, scholars, researchers, educators, editors, publishers, translators, etc.

The primary mission of the MaRRN is to develop a network among individuals and groups who engage with manga/comics to deepen the knowledge of the medium, industry, and culture surrounding it. While starting as a reading group meet-up, we will have special lecture events in which we will invite artists, scholars, and professionals about manga/comics.

6:00pm Manga Research and Reading Network (in NYC)

The Manga/Comics Reading and Research Network (MaRRN) in New York welcomes everyone to discuss manga from diverse perspectives, including artists, fans, scholars, researchers, educators, editors, publishers, translators, etc.

The primary mission of the MaRRN is to develop a network among individuals and groups who engage with manga/comics to deepen the knowledge of the medium, industry, and culture surrounding it. While starting as a reading group meet-up, we will have special lecture events in which we will invite artists, scholars, and professionals about manga/comics.

6:30pm IAC Book Club: Alice McDermott's The Ninth Hour Irish Arts Center

“The precision of a master…[A] great novel.”—Wall Street Journal

We will discuss Alice McDermott’s The Ninth Hour, a sprawling, powerful story about a widow, her daughter, and the nuns who serve their Irish-American community in 20th century Brooklyn.

6:30pm IAC Book Club: Alice McDermott's The Ninth Hour

“The precision of a master…[A] great novel.”—Wall Street Journal

We will discuss Alice McDermott’s The Ninth Hour, a sprawling, powerful story about a widow, her daughter, and the nuns who serve their Irish-American community in 20th century Brooklyn.

6:30pm Collective Transformation: Citizen Designer Now! American Institute of Graphic Arts

AIGA NY Citizen Designer Now! presents a panel discussion that will explore ways to encourage cooperation within the design community to transform our society for the better. Topics include:

  • First-hand insights from design professionals who are working in design for social change
  • Tactical approaches and hurdles in civic engagement
  • Emerging themes in civic-minded design

The panel discussion will be moderated by Jessie McGuire AIGA NY board member. Joining her will be Citizen Designer Now! fellow Carmen Lopez, who worked on developing a playbook on designs role in civic participation, Marissa A. Gutierrez Vicario, Founder and Executive Director of Arte: Art and Resistance through Education, and Mollie Ruskin independent designer and co-founder of Design Gigs for Good.

6:30pm Collective Transformation: Citizen Designer Now!

AIGA NY Citizen Designer Now! presents a panel discussion that will explore ways to encourage cooperation within the design community to transform our society for the better. Topics include:

  • First-hand insights from design professionals who are working in design for social change
  • Tactical approaches and hurdles in civic engagement
  • Emerging themes in civic-minded design

The panel discussion will be moderated by Jessie McGuire AIGA NY board member. Joining her will be Citizen Designer Now! fellow Carmen Lopez, who worked on developing a playbook on designs role in civic participation, Marissa A. Gutierrez Vicario, Founder and Executive Director of Arte: Art and Resistance through Education, and Mollie Ruskin independent designer and co-founder of Design Gigs for Good.

6:30pm Activist New York: The Next Generation Museum of the City of New York

Join journalist Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! and a group of leading youth activists including Brea Baker and Hebh Jamal to discuss the key mobilizations of our moment—from gun control to immigrant rights—and how they draw on a longer history of protest. This event celebrates the Museum’s publication of Activist New York: A History of People, Protest, and Politics (NYU Press, 2018) and a new case study on the movement against the Vietnam War in the Activist New York exhibition. Museum curator and author of the Activist New York book, Steven Jaffe, will introduce the program. 

Reception to follow.

6:30pm Activist New York: The Next Generation

Join journalist Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! and a group of leading youth activists including Brea Baker and Hebh Jamal to discuss the key mobilizations of our moment—from gun control to immigrant rights—and how they draw on a longer history of protest. This event celebrates the Museum’s publication of Activist New York: A History of People, Protest, and Politics (NYU Press, 2018) and a new case study on the movement against the Vietnam War in the Activist New York exhibition. Museum curator and author of the Activist New York book, Steven Jaffe, will introduce the program. 

Reception to follow.

6:30pm Shanti Bhavan Children’s Project: Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Through Education Asia Society

What does it take to change a life? Go inside an incredibly inspiring story about destiny and meet Dr. Abraham George, the visionary man behind Shanti Bhavan, the school featured in Netflix's critically acclaimed four-part documentary Daughters of Destiny, which chronicles the lives of five girls over a seven-year period as they navigate two very different worlds — that of the poverty and prejudice into which they were born, and the other of opportunity. Shanti Bhavan strives to break the cycle of poverty for India’s most disenfranchised children by providing them a holistic education by supporting them from the first day of school to their first day of work. Daughters of Destiny emerges as one of the most important narratives about poverty, hope, and destiny.

Join us for a special screening and conversation with Dr. Abraham George, and Director of Operations Ajit George to better understand how their team is empowering children from India's lowest socioeconomic class to create transformative change for their families and communities.

6:30pm Shanti Bhavan Children’s Project: Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Through Education

What does it take to change a life? Go inside an incredibly inspiring story about destiny and meet Dr. Abraham George, the visionary man behind Shanti Bhavan, the school featured in Netflix's critically acclaimed four-part documentary Daughters of Destiny, which chronicles the lives of five girls over a seven-year period as they navigate two very different worlds — that of the poverty and prejudice into which they were born, and the other of opportunity. Shanti Bhavan strives to break the cycle of poverty for India’s most disenfranchised children by providing them a holistic education by supporting them from the first day of school to their first day of work. Daughters of Destiny emerges as one of the most important narratives about poverty, hope, and destiny.

Join us for a special screening and conversation with Dr. Abraham George, and Director of Operations Ajit George to better understand how their team is empowering children from India's lowest socioeconomic class to create transformative change for their families and communities.

6:30pm Korean Flavors for Holiday Season Korea Society

Shin Kim, Founder of Banchan Story, demonstrates how to make simple and flavorful Korean-inspired holiday dishes you can make at home for gatherings such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years! For food enthusiasts interested in learning tips to incorporate Korean flavors in dishes for potluck parties, this event is not be missed!

6:30pm Korean Flavors for Holiday Season

Shin Kim, Founder of Banchan Story, demonstrates how to make simple and flavorful Korean-inspired holiday dishes you can make at home for gatherings such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years! For food enthusiasts interested in learning tips to incorporate Korean flavors in dishes for potluck parties, this event is not be missed!

7:00pm Discussion: Medical Aid in Dying in the Empire State New York Civil Liberties Union

On Thursday November 8, 2018, the Lower Hudson Valley Chapter, Compassion and Choices, WESPAC and Westchester on the Move will host a discussion on improving care and expanding end-of-life options by authorizing medical aid in dying in the Empire State. Please join us at the Jewish Community Center in Scarsdale on November 8th at 7:00.

7:00pm Discussion: Medical Aid in Dying in the Empire State

On Thursday November 8, 2018, the Lower Hudson Valley Chapter, Compassion and Choices, WESPAC and Westchester on the Move will host a discussion on improving care and expanding end-of-life options by authorizing medical aid in dying in the Empire State. Please join us at the Jewish Community Center in Scarsdale on November 8th at 7:00.

7:30pm Selected Shorts: George Saunders And Zadie Smith Strand Books

Man Booker Prize-winning writer George Saunders (Lincoln in the Bardo) co-hosts an evening of inventive short fiction with internationally acclaimed author Zadie Smith (Swing Time). The two friends introduce readings of their short fiction including an excerpt from Saunders’ darkly comic new short story, Fox: 8, which will be released in book format in November. 

Selected Shorts is produced by Symphony Space and broadcast on more than 150 stations around the country. The Selected Shorts podcast consistently ranks as one of the most popular podcasts on iTunes. The series began in 1985 and enjoys sold-out performances to this day. Selected Shorts was conceived with a simple premise: take great stories by well-known and emerging writers and have them performed by terrific actors of stage and screen. Featuring stories around a lively theme, the favorite works of a guest author, or a special collaboration, each Selected Shorts event is a unique night of literature in performance.

7:30pm Selected Shorts: George Saunders And Zadie Smith

Man Booker Prize-winning writer George Saunders (Lincoln in the Bardo) co-hosts an evening of inventive short fiction with internationally acclaimed author Zadie Smith (Swing Time). The two friends introduce readings of their short fiction including an excerpt from Saunders’ darkly comic new short story, Fox: 8, which will be released in book format in November. 

Selected Shorts is produced by Symphony Space and broadcast on more than 150 stations around the country. The Selected Shorts podcast consistently ranks as one of the most popular podcasts on iTunes. The series began in 1985 and enjoys sold-out performances to this day. Selected Shorts was conceived with a simple premise: take great stories by well-known and emerging writers and have them performed by terrific actors of stage and screen. Featuring stories around a lively theme, the favorite works of a guest author, or a special collaboration, each Selected Shorts event is a unique night of literature in performance.

7:30pm "Mobiles" Strings In Motion El Taller Latino Americano

“Mobiles” is an intimate concert with an introspective view from the new compositions by Aquiles Baez. It is a concert where you will appreciate the new  music of Aquiles, who is an icon of the new Venezuelan music, an specialist of the mestizo genres of Latin American music, but above all a creator from that wonderful space of the rhythms and poetry of the landscape transformed into sounds.

Considered a master of Latin American strings, Aquiles  has cultivated a prestigious career as a composer, arranger, producer, cultural manager and performer of the guitar. Aquiles  has 17 albums of his own; 

The maestro has gained international recognition by presenting popular music and classical music concerts, alone or accompanied, in different stages of Europe, Asia, America and Oceania. In addition In addition there Aquiles will have as special guests, wonderful Latin musicians who are present in the New York scene like special guests Ana Carmela Ramirez and Sofia Tossello in the Voices, also Yury Juarez and Juancho Herrera  in the guitar. 

7:30pm "Mobiles" Strings In Motion

“Mobiles” is an intimate concert with an introspective view from the new compositions by Aquiles Baez. It is a concert where you will appreciate the new  music of Aquiles, who is an icon of the new Venezuelan music, an specialist of the mestizo genres of Latin American music, but above all a creator from that wonderful space of the rhythms and poetry of the landscape transformed into sounds.

Considered a master of Latin American strings, Aquiles  has cultivated a prestigious career as a composer, arranger, producer, cultural manager and performer of the guitar. Aquiles  has 17 albums of his own; 

The maestro has gained international recognition by presenting popular music and classical music concerts, alone or accompanied, in different stages of Europe, Asia, America and Oceania. In addition In addition there Aquiles will have as special guests, wonderful Latin musicians who are present in the New York scene like special guests Ana Carmela Ramirez and Sofia Tossello in the Voices, also Yury Juarez and Juancho Herrera  in the guitar. 

8:30pm Razzle Dazzle: A Musical Variety Show! Magnet Theater

See the Stars of Magnet's World-Renowned Musical Improv Theater Program in a brand new All-Singing, All-Dancing Musical Extravaganza. New York City's Best Musically inclined Comedians sing songs from the heart and from the Gut and from any other locations songs come from! Musical Sketch, Musical Video, Musical Improv! Comedy + Music = A Good Time!

8:30pm Razzle Dazzle: A Musical Variety Show!

See the Stars of Magnet's World-Renowned Musical Improv Theater Program in a brand new All-Singing, All-Dancing Musical Extravaganza. New York City's Best Musically inclined Comedians sing songs from the heart and from the Gut and from any other locations songs come from! Musical Sketch, Musical Video, Musical Improv! Comedy + Music = A Good Time!

Friday November 9, 2018 Nov 9, 2018
8:30am Keith Yamashita CreativeMornings

What happens when you are having the best year of your entire life, the best year in your career, and you are suddenly taken down by a stroke? Keith Yamashita shares his story in vulnerable detail. 

He started his career by working for Steve Jobs—in a humbling, revelatory experience that turned him on to the power of creativity. In his two and a half decade career at SYPartners, he has worked with His Holiness the Dalai Lama on nurturing well-being at work. Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson on conceiving a total-health system—focused on wellness, not just sick-care. Oprah Winfrey on imagining and making new paths for women to claim their best lives. Howard Schultz and Kevin Johnson on the creation of Starbucks—a company that strives to be a very different kind of publicly-traded company. Ginni Rometty on the grand remaking of technology icon IBM. Bobby Kotick on inventing the next generation entertainment company. And Laurene Powell Jobs on imagining a new kind of American high school. 

But perhaps his greatest challenge lies in transforming and reimagining himself—to take all the goodness of who he’s been to deeply pioneer a new path forward as a dad, as a husband, as a friend, and as a founder.

8:30am Keith Yamashita

What happens when you are having the best year of your entire life, the best year in your career, and you are suddenly taken down by a stroke? Keith Yamashita shares his story in vulnerable detail. 

He started his career by working for Steve Jobs—in a humbling, revelatory experience that turned him on to the power of creativity. In his two and a half decade career at SYPartners, he has worked with His Holiness the Dalai Lama on nurturing well-being at work. Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson on conceiving a total-health system—focused on wellness, not just sick-care. Oprah Winfrey on imagining and making new paths for women to claim their best lives. Howard Schultz and Kevin Johnson on the creation of Starbucks—a company that strives to be a very different kind of publicly-traded company. Ginni Rometty on the grand remaking of technology icon IBM. Bobby Kotick on inventing the next generation entertainment company. And Laurene Powell Jobs on imagining a new kind of American high school. 

But perhaps his greatest challenge lies in transforming and reimagining himself—to take all the goodness of who he’s been to deeply pioneer a new path forward as a dad, as a husband, as a friend, and as a founder.

9:30am Vision Zero Cities - FSS All Day Workshop Transportation Alternatives

Families for Safe Streets Only. Been injured in a crash or lose a family member? Join FSS members from across the country for an FSS member only day of workshops:

  • Advocacy Through Storytelling
  • Fundraising
  • Member Outreach & Engagement
  • How to Identify a Campaign & Win

9:30am-4pm. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. 

Registration will be available shortly on the Vision Zero Cities conference website.

9:30am Vision Zero Cities - FSS All Day Workshop

Families for Safe Streets Only. Been injured in a crash or lose a family member? Join FSS members from across the country for an FSS member only day of workshops:

  • Advocacy Through Storytelling
  • Fundraising
  • Member Outreach & Engagement
  • How to Identify a Campaign & Win

9:30am-4pm. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. 

Registration will be available shortly on the Vision Zero Cities conference website.

10:00am The African Savanna Children's Museum of the Arts

Sculpt animals from the African savanna, including, giraffes, lions, wildebeast and more!

10:00am The African Savanna

Sculpt animals from the African savanna, including, giraffes, lions, wildebeast and more!

12:00pm Community Garden Collaboration Children's Museum of the Arts

Community gardens allow all residents of an area to pitch in to make their neighborhood beautiful. working together with cardboard and other sculptural material, lets work together to make the studio lush and green!

12:00pm Community Garden Collaboration

Community gardens allow all residents of an area to pitch in to make their neighborhood beautiful. working together with cardboard and other sculptural material, lets work together to make the studio lush and green!

Ever wanted to tell it from your perspective? Nows your chance! Tell the world whats happening in your neighborhood, school or life in only the way you can!

12:00pm Podcast

Ever wanted to tell it from your perspective? Nows your chance! Tell the world whats happening in your neighborhood, school or life in only the way you can!

12:00pm Up-Cycled Sculptures inspired by Brian Jungen Children's Museum of the Arts

Brian Jungen uses what some may consider trash and turns it into treasure! His 3-D work is inspired by his Dunne-za roots and the tradition of Native American artists using whatever they have available to create. Today in the studio we will be examining Jungen’s practice and creating some up-cycled works of our own. What does it mean to recycle materials? Can anything available become an art material? Come find out!

12:00pm Up-Cycled Sculptures inspired by Brian Jungen

Brian Jungen uses what some may consider trash and turns it into treasure! His 3-D work is inspired by his Dunne-za roots and the tradition of Native American artists using whatever they have available to create. Today in the studio we will be examining Jungen’s practice and creating some up-cycled works of our own. What does it mean to recycle materials? Can anything available become an art material? Come find out!

12:00pm Rock The Vote! Children's Museum of the Arts

It’s election season! Now’s your chance to help make the decision on which project to do next in the gallery. You’ll be given one ballot that you can use to cast your vote, whether its by writing your choice and decorating your paper, or maybe by drawing out what choice you’re making! Once you’re done, toss your ballot into the box for your preferred project. Let your voice be heard and make some beautiful artwork that has a powerful voice!

12:00pm Rock The Vote!

It’s election season! Now’s your chance to help make the decision on which project to do next in the gallery. You’ll be given one ballot that you can use to cast your vote, whether its by writing your choice and decorating your paper, or maybe by drawing out what choice you’re making! Once you’re done, toss your ballot into the box for your preferred project. Let your voice be heard and make some beautiful artwork that has a powerful voice!

12:00pm Two Way Phones Children's Museum of the Arts

Phones help bridge the gap between people so communication can be kept up. Using cups and cardboard tubes, make two phones that are linked together so you’re never more than a phone call away.

12:00pm Two Way Phones

Phones help bridge the gap between people so communication can be kept up. Using cups and cardboard tubes, make two phones that are linked together so you’re never more than a phone call away.

12:00pm Interview Portraits Children's Museum of the Arts

Get to know your fellow artists at the table by creating portraits while also interviewing each other. Grown ups can join the fun as well!

12:00pm Interview Portraits

Get to know your fellow artists at the table by creating portraits while also interviewing each other. Grown ups can join the fun as well!

1:00pm Capitol Hill and Korea Korea Society

Congressional Research Service Asia Affairs specialists Mark Manyin and Emma Chanlett-Avery speak on the US Congress and Korea issues. Authors of important CRS reports on US-South Korea relations and negotiating with North Korea, Manyin and Chanlett-Avery appear in conversation with Senior Director Stephen Noerper.

1:00pm Capitol Hill and Korea

Congressional Research Service Asia Affairs specialists Mark Manyin and Emma Chanlett-Avery speak on the US Congress and Korea issues. Authors of important CRS reports on US-South Korea relations and negotiating with North Korea, Manyin and Chanlett-Avery appear in conversation with Senior Director Stephen Noerper.

6:00pm Art Start Portrait Project Opening Exhibition Art Start

The 2018 Art Start Portrait Project offers Black and Brown young men the opportunity to portray the complex narratives about their identities, asking the world to see them for how they choose to be seen. Art Start has collaborated with youth from the Bronx, Brooklyn and it’s first collaboration outside of NYC with the City of Milwaukee to interpret and re-imagine visions of themselves. Through Art Start workshops, in-depth dialogue, interviews and photoshoots, participants explore personal identity and envision their lives beyond circumstance and stereotype. With support from world-class photographers, retouchers, stylists, and oral historians, those visions will come to life at the Art Start Portrait Project Opening Exhibition on November 9, 2018 at the Lincoln Center, 6-8pm. 

Join us and the New York City youth participants as this show opens for a brief exhibition at The Lincoln Center. Engage our public campaign, #SeeMeBecause and join the movement to support our young men of color's liberation through self-determination. 

Participating artists on this year's project include Natalie Brasington and David Johnson, as well as Mary Ellen Matthews (Saturday Night Live), Nick Collura, @Zachary Maxwell Stertz, Paul Gilmore, Ken Pao, Heidi Gutman, Sara Stathas, Justice de los Santos, and Art Start alumni, Kissenia Chara-Williams.

6:00pm Art Start Portrait Project Opening Exhibition

The 2018 Art Start Portrait Project offers Black and Brown young men the opportunity to portray the complex narratives about their identities, asking the world to see them for how they choose to be seen. Art Start has collaborated with youth from the Bronx, Brooklyn and it’s first collaboration outside of NYC with the City of Milwaukee to interpret and re-imagine visions of themselves. Through Art Start workshops, in-depth dialogue, interviews and photoshoots, participants explore personal identity and envision their lives beyond circumstance and stereotype. With support from world-class photographers, retouchers, stylists, and oral historians, those visions will come to life at the Art Start Portrait Project Opening Exhibition on November 9, 2018 at the Lincoln Center, 6-8pm. 

Join us and the New York City youth participants as this show opens for a brief exhibition at The Lincoln Center. Engage our public campaign, #SeeMeBecause and join the movement to support our young men of color's liberation through self-determination. 

Participating artists on this year's project include Natalie Brasington and David Johnson, as well as Mary Ellen Matthews (Saturday Night Live), Nick Collura, @Zachary Maxwell Stertz, Paul Gilmore, Ken Pao, Heidi Gutman, Sara Stathas, Justice de los Santos, and Art Start alumni, Kissenia Chara-Williams.

6:00pm Licao Shu Wellness Calligraphy and Yoga Workshop Asia Society

Explore the connection between mind, body, and spirit through Licao Shu Wellness Calligraphy and Yoga. Exclusively at Asia Society for four classes, world-renowned Master Zhou Bin will take you on a journey that integrates yoga and meditation with the power of the written script "Licao Shu calligraphy."

Artfully designed by Master Zhou, you will participate in this interactive, mindfulness workshop that lowers stress, promotes healing, and enhances your spiritual connection. During each workshop, Master Zhou will focus on a core Chinese element centered on mindfulness and Eastern philosophy. You will gain a deeper understanding of each element, how they connect with wellness and mediation, and physically express these elements through the power of the written word in Licao Shu calligraphy and the power of physical expression in yoga.

Through the practice of ancient Chinese calligraphy, students will physically express these elements through brush, ink, and paper. They will then embody the meaning of each element through guided meditation. Finally, students will physically express these Chinese character elements through yoga poses that connect the power of the written "form" and "spirit" through the body.

Through the integration of these three elements, you will gain a deeper spiritual connection between your mind, physical body, and your environment. You will unlock ancient "secrets" to wellness and mediation that are steeped in ancient Eastern traditions; thus, aiding you in an effective form of healing and alignment of positive energy for the body and mind.

6:00pm Licao Shu Wellness Calligraphy and Yoga Workshop

Explore the connection between mind, body, and spirit through Licao Shu Wellness Calligraphy and Yoga. Exclusively at Asia Society for four classes, world-renowned Master Zhou Bin will take you on a journey that integrates yoga and meditation with the power of the written script "Licao Shu calligraphy."

Artfully designed by Master Zhou, you will participate in this interactive, mindfulness workshop that lowers stress, promotes healing, and enhances your spiritual connection. During each workshop, Master Zhou will focus on a core Chinese element centered on mindfulness and Eastern philosophy. You will gain a deeper understanding of each element, how they connect with wellness and mediation, and physically express these elements through the power of the written word in Licao Shu calligraphy and the power of physical expression in yoga.

Through the practice of ancient Chinese calligraphy, students will physically express these elements through brush, ink, and paper. They will then embody the meaning of each element through guided meditation. Finally, students will physically express these Chinese character elements through yoga poses that connect the power of the written "form" and "spirit" through the body.

Through the integration of these three elements, you will gain a deeper spiritual connection between your mind, physical body, and your environment. You will unlock ancient "secrets" to wellness and mediation that are steeped in ancient Eastern traditions; thus, aiding you in an effective form of healing and alignment of positive energy for the body and mind.

7:00pm New York City Bar Chorus 25th Anniversary Concert New York City Bar Association

Please join the 90+ member New York City Bar Chorus, directed by Kathryn E. Schneider and accompanied by Matthew V. Grieco, in celebrating our silver anniversary at a special concert benefiting the Chorus and the City Bar Fund!  

Since 1993, the Chorus has pursued a “musical pro bono” mission, changing the public's perception of legal professionals for the better, one outreach performance at a time. We've performed more than 300 outreach concerts at retirement homes, rehab centers, and other community facilities where live music can brighten someone's day. Our members are all legal professionals (attorneys, paralegals, legal administrators, law students, and more) who volunteer their time and talents to bring musical cheer throughout the New York City metro area. 

Our wide-ranging repertoire spans musical theatre, jazz, pop/rock, spiritual/gospel and classical style -- there's something for everyone! Our upcoming program showcases musical theater selections, including from Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, The Greatest Showman, Ragtime, West Side Story, and The Wiz, plus classic pop/rock songs and spirituals.  

Suggested donation of $25 at the door ($15 for seniors/students) -- proceeds benefit the Chorus and the City Bar Fund. Sorry, no advance ticketing or seat reservations; come early for the best seats!

7:00pm New York City Bar Chorus 25th Anniversary Concert

Please join the 90+ member New York City Bar Chorus, directed by Kathryn E. Schneider and accompanied by Matthew V. Grieco, in celebrating our silver anniversary at a special concert benefiting the Chorus and the City Bar Fund!  

Since 1993, the Chorus has pursued a “musical pro bono” mission, changing the public's perception of legal professionals for the better, one outreach performance at a time. We've performed more than 300 outreach concerts at retirement homes, rehab centers, and other community facilities where live music can brighten someone's day. Our members are all legal professionals (attorneys, paralegals, legal administrators, law students, and more) who volunteer their time and talents to bring musical cheer throughout the New York City metro area. 

Our wide-ranging repertoire spans musical theatre, jazz, pop/rock, spiritual/gospel and classical style -- there's something for everyone! Our upcoming program showcases musical theater selections, including from Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, The Greatest Showman, Ragtime, West Side Story, and The Wiz, plus classic pop/rock songs and spirituals.  

Suggested donation of $25 at the door ($15 for seniors/students) -- proceeds benefit the Chorus and the City Bar Fund. Sorry, no advance ticketing or seat reservations; come early for the best seats!

7:00pm Film w/ live score: Fantastic Planet + Brooklyn Raga Massive Rubin Museum

A raga-drenched live score by Brooklyn Raga Massive brings the otherworldly experience of the animated sci-fi movie “Fantastic Planet” to new heights. The 1973 film, directed by René Laloux and written by Laloux and Roland Topor, is a surreal journey to the future with powerful allusions to the challenges of today. See and hear it at the Rubin Museum, 11/9.

7:00pm Film w/ live score: Fantastic Planet + Brooklyn Raga Massive

A raga-drenched live score by Brooklyn Raga Massive brings the otherworldly experience of the animated sci-fi movie “Fantastic Planet” to new heights. The 1973 film, directed by René Laloux and written by Laloux and Roland Topor, is a surreal journey to the future with powerful allusions to the challenges of today. See and hear it at the Rubin Museum, 11/9.

9:30pm Village of the Damned at Cabaret Cinema: Sci-Fi Cine Club Rubin Museum

1960, Wolf Rilla, UK, 77 min.

At one and the same time, a child is born to every woman in the isolated English village of Midwich. These children grow with unnatural speed into beautiful, blond-haired youngsters with fiery, hypnotic eyes, a telepathic bond with one another, and no love or conscience for others. Can any force on earth stop their supernatural fury?

“As a quietly civilized exercise in the fear and power of the unknown, this picture is one of the trimmest, most original and serenely unnerving little chillers in a long time."
—Howard Thompson, New York Times

9:30pm Village of the Damned at Cabaret Cinema: Sci-Fi Cine Club

1960, Wolf Rilla, UK, 77 min.

At one and the same time, a child is born to every woman in the isolated English village of Midwich. These children grow with unnatural speed into beautiful, blond-haired youngsters with fiery, hypnotic eyes, a telepathic bond with one another, and no love or conscience for others. Can any force on earth stop their supernatural fury?

“As a quietly civilized exercise in the fear and power of the unknown, this picture is one of the trimmest, most original and serenely unnerving little chillers in a long time."
—Howard Thompson, New York Times

Saturday November 10, 2018 Nov 10, 2018
10:00am Two Way Phones Children's Museum of the Arts

Phones help bridge the gap between people so communication can be kept up. Using cups and cardboard tubes, make two phones that are linked together so you’re never more than a phone call away.

10:00am Two Way Phones

Phones help bridge the gap between people so communication can be kept up. Using cups and cardboard tubes, make two phones that are linked together so you’re never more than a phone call away.

10:00am Interview Portraits Children's Museum of the Arts

Get to know your fellow artists at the table by creating portraits while also interviewing each other. Grown ups can join the fun as well!

10:00am Interview Portraits

Get to know your fellow artists at the table by creating portraits while also interviewing each other. Grown ups can join the fun as well!

10:00am Up-Cycled Sculptures inspired by Brian Jungen Children's Museum of the Arts

Brian Jungen uses what some may consider trash and turns it into treasure! His 3-D work is inspired by his Dunne-za roots and the tradition of Native American artists using whatever they have available to create. Today in the studio we will be examining Jungen’s practice and creating some up-cycled works of our own. What does it mean to recycle materials? Can anything available become an art material? Come find out!

10:00am Up-Cycled Sculptures inspired by Brian Jungen

Brian Jungen uses what some may consider trash and turns it into treasure! His 3-D work is inspired by his Dunne-za roots and the tradition of Native American artists using whatever they have available to create. Today in the studio we will be examining Jungen’s practice and creating some up-cycled works of our own. What does it mean to recycle materials? Can anything available become an art material? Come find out!

10:00am Show of Hands Children's Museum of the Arts

Dress up your hand and create a pixilation animation of it walking around a tiny city, or marching through fields of flowers. Play around with size and pretend you’re a giant!

10:00am Show of Hands

Dress up your hand and create a pixilation animation of it walking around a tiny city, or marching through fields of flowers. Play around with size and pretend you’re a giant!

10:00am Pop Star! Children's Museum of the Arts

Its just you and your pop group. You’ve all been chosen because you have a unique set of skills. Now is the time to prove you are the number one pop group in the world. With a mix of vocals, instruments and synth; show the world what you are made of!

10:00am Pop Star!

Its just you and your pop group. You’ve all been chosen because you have a unique set of skills. Now is the time to prove you are the number one pop group in the world. With a mix of vocals, instruments and synth; show the world what you are made of!

10:00am Community Garden Collaboration Children's Museum of the Arts

Community gardens allow all residents of an area to pitch in to make their neighborhood beautiful. working together with cardboard and other sculptural material, lets work together to make the studio lush and green!

10:00am Community Garden Collaboration

Community gardens allow all residents of an area to pitch in to make their neighborhood beautiful. working together with cardboard and other sculptural material, lets work together to make the studio lush and green!

11:00am 2nd Annual Well-Read Black Girl Festival Lower Eastside Girls Club

Well-Read Black Girl and Pioneer Works present the 2nd annual Well-Read Black Girl Festival, a celebration of Black women readers and writers that seeks to initiate meaningful conversations within the literary arts. This year’s festival includes authors Jacqueline Woodson, Veronica Chambers, Renée Watson, Mahogany Browne, Blair Imani, and many more to be announced!

Well-Read Black Girl is a book club for Black women founded in 2015 that amplifies the voices of Black writers and celebrates their unique place in the world. Glory Edim is the founder of Well-Read Black Girl, and received the 2017 Innovator’s Award from the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes for her work as a literary advocate. She serves on the board of New York City’s Housing Works Bookstore, and lives in Brooklyn, New York.

11:00am 2nd Annual Well-Read Black Girl Festival

Well-Read Black Girl and Pioneer Works present the 2nd annual Well-Read Black Girl Festival, a celebration of Black women readers and writers that seeks to initiate meaningful conversations within the literary arts. This year’s festival includes authors Jacqueline Woodson, Veronica Chambers, Renée Watson, Mahogany Browne, Blair Imani, and many more to be announced!

Well-Read Black Girl is a book club for Black women founded in 2015 that amplifies the voices of Black writers and celebrates their unique place in the world. Glory Edim is the founder of Well-Read Black Girl, and received the 2017 Innovator’s Award from the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes for her work as a literary advocate. She serves on the board of New York City’s Housing Works Bookstore, and lives in Brooklyn, New York.

12:00pm Fall Foliage Children's Museum of the Arts

It’s a great day to crunch some leaves. Create your own autumnal wonderland, colorful forests, or apple trees. Hurry before theyre all gone!

12:00pm Fall Foliage

It’s a great day to crunch some leaves. Create your own autumnal wonderland, colorful forests, or apple trees. Hurry before theyre all gone!

3:00pm Karma and Radical Happiness: Phakchok Rinpoche + Erric Solomon Rubin Museum

If you thought ancient wisdom and Silicon Valley had nothing in common, think again. Tibetan Buddhist lama Phakchok Rinpoche talks with tech entrepreneur Erric Solomon about ways we can break out of the imprisonment of habitual action (karma) and start to experience the unconditioned existence where true happiness lies. It’s radical. The speakers have prepared for this program: they are joint authors of Radically Happy.

3:00pm Karma and Radical Happiness: Phakchok Rinpoche + Erric Solomon

If you thought ancient wisdom and Silicon Valley had nothing in common, think again. Tibetan Buddhist lama Phakchok Rinpoche talks with tech entrepreneur Erric Solomon about ways we can break out of the imprisonment of habitual action (karma) and start to experience the unconditioned existence where true happiness lies. It’s radical. The speakers have prepared for this program: they are joint authors of Radically Happy.

6:00pm Character Bash: One Big Happy Family! Magnet Theater

Character Bash is a monthly showcase at the Magnet Theater hosted by Elena Skopetos and Kyle Gordon. Join New York's most talented writers and actors as they perform often absurd and always hilarious character monologues for the first time live.

This month, Character Bash presents "One Big Happy Family", where you'll see characters from one family's Thanksgiving Dinner. Will you see a boatload of crazy Aunts and Uncles? Or just a bunch of weird cousins? Who knows! Come to dinner and find out!

The first 20 audience members will get free beer, and everyone will get free donuts! Let's feast!

6:00pm Character Bash: One Big Happy Family!

Character Bash is a monthly showcase at the Magnet Theater hosted by Elena Skopetos and Kyle Gordon. Join New York's most talented writers and actors as they perform often absurd and always hilarious character monologues for the first time live.

This month, Character Bash presents "One Big Happy Family", where you'll see characters from one family's Thanksgiving Dinner. Will you see a boatload of crazy Aunts and Uncles? Or just a bunch of weird cousins? Who knows! Come to dinner and find out!

The first 20 audience members will get free beer, and everyone will get free donuts! Let's feast!

8:00pm 6th Annual New York Trad Fest Irish Arts Center

Curated by Tony DeMarco 

Presented in association with Irish Arts Center

Local masters of traditional Irish, bluegrass, and old-time American music come together for a weekend of trad music, kicking off with a concert at Irish Arts Center. Performers include multi-instrumentalist Jenna Nicholls, button accordionist Daithí Gormley with fiddler Oisín Mac Diarmada, guitarist/vocalist/emcee Dermot Henry, and more.

8:00pm 6th Annual New York Trad Fest

Curated by Tony DeMarco 

Presented in association with Irish Arts Center

Local masters of traditional Irish, bluegrass, and old-time American music come together for a weekend of trad music, kicking off with a concert at Irish Arts Center. Performers include multi-instrumentalist Jenna Nicholls, button accordionist Daithí Gormley with fiddler Oisín Mac Diarmada, guitarist/vocalist/emcee Dermot Henry, and more.

9:00pm Trance/Form: Electro-Acoustic Dance Party Rubin Museum

An after-hours dance party at the Rubin Museum of Art featuring Innov Gnawa, Remix ←→ Culture and much more. 

Move across culture, genre, time, space, and states of consciousness at Trance/Form, a dance party and live music event that traverses boundaries to create an evening like no other.

9:00pm Trance/Form: Electro-Acoustic Dance Party

An after-hours dance party at the Rubin Museum of Art featuring Innov Gnawa, Remix ←→ Culture and much more. 

Move across culture, genre, time, space, and states of consciousness at Trance/Form, a dance party and live music event that traverses boundaries to create an evening like no other.

10:30pm Matt Koff & Friend Magnet Theater

Matt Koff (Daily Show writer) and a special guest each do 30 minutes of stand-up comedy for you. That's right, you!

10:30pm Matt Koff & Friend

Matt Koff (Daily Show writer) and a special guest each do 30 minutes of stand-up comedy for you. That's right, you!

Sunday November 11, 2018 Nov 11, 2018
9:00am 2018 New York City Kidney Walk National Kidney Foundation

The positive energy of thousands of people at the Kidney Walk is invigorating, inspiring and amazing. 

That’s because the Kidney Walk is not just about kidney disease. It’s about people. It's about the patients, families, and people at risk. It's about individuals walking to help improve and extend people's lives. It's about people from across the country raising vital funds and helping the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) expand the public conversation from kidney disease to kidney health.

The time is NOW and the person is YOU! Be a part of a community of 85,000 individuals at nearly 100 Kidney Walks who share a determination to end kidney disease.

Join us today!

9:00am 2018 New York City Kidney Walk

The positive energy of thousands of people at the Kidney Walk is invigorating, inspiring and amazing. 

That’s because the Kidney Walk is not just about kidney disease. It’s about people. It's about the patients, families, and people at risk. It's about individuals walking to help improve and extend people's lives. It's about people from across the country raising vital funds and helping the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) expand the public conversation from kidney disease to kidney health.

The time is NOW and the person is YOU! Be a part of a community of 85,000 individuals at nearly 100 Kidney Walks who share a determination to end kidney disease.

Join us today!

10:00am Up-Cycled Sculptures inspired by Brian Jungen Children's Museum of the Arts

Brian Jungen uses what some may consider trash and turns it into treasure! His 3-D work is inspired by his Dunne-za roots and the tradition of Native American artists using whatever they have available to create. Today in the studio we will be examining Jungen’s practice and creating some up-cycled works of our own. What does it mean to recycle materials? Can anything available become an art material? Come find out!

10:00am Up-Cycled Sculptures inspired by Brian Jungen

Brian Jungen uses what some may consider trash and turns it into treasure! His 3-D work is inspired by his Dunne-za roots and the tradition of Native American artists using whatever they have available to create. Today in the studio we will be examining Jungen’s practice and creating some up-cycled works of our own. What does it mean to recycle materials? Can anything available become an art material? Come find out!

10:00am Podcasts and Interviews Children's Museum of the Arts

Create theme music for your podcast or interview. Record in the Soundbooth or bring a portable recorder out to into the gallery and talk about the art.

10:00am Podcasts and Interviews

Create theme music for your podcast or interview. Record in the Soundbooth or bring a portable recorder out to into the gallery and talk about the art.

Sculpt members of the canine family including domestic dogs, wolves, foxes, dingos, coyote, and hyena.

10:00am Canines

Sculpt members of the canine family including domestic dogs, wolves, foxes, dingos, coyote, and hyena.

10:00am Show of Hands Children's Museum of the Arts

Dress up your hand and create a pixilation animation of it walking around a tiny city, or marching through fields of flowers. Play around with size and pretend you’re a giant!

10:00am Show of Hands

Dress up your hand and create a pixilation animation of it walking around a tiny city, or marching through fields of flowers. Play around with size and pretend you’re a giant!

10:00am Two Way Phones Children's Museum of the Arts

Phones help bridge the gap between people so communication can be kept up. Using cups and cardboard tubes, make two phones that are linked together so you’re never more than a phone call away.

10:00am Two Way Phones

Phones help bridge the gap between people so communication can be kept up. Using cups and cardboard tubes, make two phones that are linked together so you’re never more than a phone call away.

10:00am Community Garden Collaboration Children's Museum of the Arts

Community gardens allow all residents of an area to pitch in to make their neighborhood beautiful. working together with cardboard and other sculptural material, lets work together to make the studio lush and green!

10:00am Community Garden Collaboration

Community gardens allow all residents of an area to pitch in to make their neighborhood beautiful. working together with cardboard and other sculptural material, lets work together to make the studio lush and green!

10:00am Interview Portraits Children's Museum of the Arts

Get to know your fellow artists at the table by creating portraits while also interviewing each other. Grown ups can join the fun as well!

10:00am Interview Portraits

Get to know your fellow artists at the table by creating portraits while also interviewing each other. Grown ups can join the fun as well!

12:00pm Education End of Term Party Irish Arts Center

Enjoy tea and conviviality with friends old and new as instructors and classmates gather to celebrate the end of a wonderful term, and share new skills in music, dance, literary arts, theatre arts, and language.

No reservations necessary! Come and join us for a fun afternoon with students and teachers from our education program.

12:00pm Education End of Term Party

Enjoy tea and conviviality with friends old and new as instructors and classmates gather to celebrate the end of a wonderful term, and share new skills in music, dance, literary arts, theatre arts, and language.

No reservations necessary! Come and join us for a fun afternoon with students and teachers from our education program.

12:30pm Forest Crew NOVEMBER New York Restoration Project

The Forest Crew works on reforestation and restoration projects in the forest of Highbridge Park every Sunday afternoon-- all Spring, Summer and Fall.

Volunteers will meet NYRP staff at the entrance to Highbridge Park on 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue.

Forest Crew is open to community members who wish to drop in and volunteer on a weekly, bi-monthly and monthly basis. College and high school students, environmental enthusiasts, and those who are looking to enter the green collar field are strongly encouraged to attend regularly and to view this as an apprenticeship opportunity. Consistency will be rewarded.

Why?

• To build a more resilient community of citizens who feel connected to their local green spaces and supported by neighbors with similar values.
• To improve the health of the forest by identifying and removing invasive plants from our native forest.
• To gain hands-on experience, and informal education, to work in the fields of Forestry, Horticulture, and Environmental Science or as preparation for green-collar employment.

12:30pm Forest Crew NOVEMBER

The Forest Crew works on reforestation and restoration projects in the forest of Highbridge Park every Sunday afternoon-- all Spring, Summer and Fall.

Volunteers will meet NYRP staff at the entrance to Highbridge Park on 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue.

Forest Crew is open to community members who wish to drop in and volunteer on a weekly, bi-monthly and monthly basis. College and high school students, environmental enthusiasts, and those who are looking to enter the green collar field are strongly encouraged to attend regularly and to view this as an apprenticeship opportunity. Consistency will be rewarded.

Why?

• To build a more resilient community of citizens who feel connected to their local green spaces and supported by neighbors with similar values.
• To improve the health of the forest by identifying and removing invasive plants from our native forest.
• To gain hands-on experience, and informal education, to work in the fields of Forestry, Horticulture, and Environmental Science or as preparation for green-collar employment.

3:00pm Dungeons And Dragons Art And Arcana: A Visual History Strand Books

From one of the most iconic game brands in the world, this official DUNGEONS & DRAGONS illustrated history provides an unprecedented look at the visual evolution of the brand, showing its continued influence on the worlds of pop culture and fantasy. Inside the book, you’ll find more than seven hundred pieces of artwork—from each edition of the core role-playing books, supplements, and adventures; as well as Forgotten Realms and Dragonlance novels; decades of Dragon and Dungeon magazines; and classic advertisements and merchandise; plus never-before-seen sketches, large-format canvases, rare photographs, one-of-a-kind drafts, and more from the now-famous designers and artists associated with DUNGEONS & DRAGONS. The superstar author team gained unparalleled access to the archives of Wizards of the Coast and the personal collections of top collectors, as well as the designers and illustrators who created the distinctive characters, concepts, and visuals that have defined fantasy art and gameplay for generations. This is the most comprehensive collection of D&D imagery ever assembled, making this the ultimate collectible for the game's millions of fans around the world.

Join us in the Rare Book Room as Michael Witwer, Jon Peterson, and Kyle Newman share their book and their passion for D&D. Following the talk we'll be led through a campaign by our friends from The Uncommons!

3:00pm Dungeons And Dragons Art And Arcana: A Visual History

From one of the most iconic game brands in the world, this official DUNGEONS & DRAGONS illustrated history provides an unprecedented look at the visual evolution of the brand, showing its continued influence on the worlds of pop culture and fantasy. Inside the book, you’ll find more than seven hundred pieces of artwork—from each edition of the core role-playing books, supplements, and adventures; as well as Forgotten Realms and Dragonlance novels; decades of Dragon and Dungeon magazines; and classic advertisements and merchandise; plus never-before-seen sketches, large-format canvases, rare photographs, one-of-a-kind drafts, and more from the now-famous designers and artists associated with DUNGEONS & DRAGONS. The superstar author team gained unparalleled access to the archives of Wizards of the Coast and the personal collections of top collectors, as well as the designers and illustrators who created the distinctive characters, concepts, and visuals that have defined fantasy art and gameplay for generations. This is the most comprehensive collection of D&D imagery ever assembled, making this the ultimate collectible for the game's millions of fans around the world.

Join us in the Rare Book Room as Michael Witwer, Jon Peterson, and Kyle Newman share their book and their passion for D&D. Following the talk we'll be led through a campaign by our friends from The Uncommons!

6:00pm Bright Young Minds: Canadian Edition Magnet Theater

Magnet Theater performers join forces with some of the the best Canadian high school improvisors for one awesome night of comedy.

FREE for students with a Middle/High School ID!

6:00pm Bright Young Minds: Canadian Edition

Magnet Theater performers join forces with some of the the best Canadian high school improvisors for one awesome night of comedy.

FREE for students with a Middle/High School ID!

7:00pm Music and Dance of Yogyakarta Asia Society

In conjunction with a visit from Hamengkubuwono X, the Sultan of Yogyakarta in Indonesia, Asia Society hosts a performance by the court dancers and musicians of Yogyakarta.

The Keraton of Yogyakarta brings a rare performance of two classical Javanese dance forms performed by some of the finest dancers from Java: the Wayang Topeng, a masked dance for two dancers and the exquisite sacred Bedhoyo, performed by nine female dancers who symbolically balance the universe through the patterns created with the dance. The live Javanese gamelan will feature the musicians from the Court of Yogyakarta joined by members of Gamelan Kusuma Laras.

Co-presented with Yale University, Wesleyan University, and the American Indonesian Cultural and Educational Foundation.

7:00pm Music and Dance of Yogyakarta

In conjunction with a visit from Hamengkubuwono X, the Sultan of Yogyakarta in Indonesia, Asia Society hosts a performance by the court dancers and musicians of Yogyakarta.

The Keraton of Yogyakarta brings a rare performance of two classical Javanese dance forms performed by some of the finest dancers from Java: the Wayang Topeng, a masked dance for two dancers and the exquisite sacred Bedhoyo, performed by nine female dancers who symbolically balance the universe through the patterns created with the dance. The live Javanese gamelan will feature the musicians from the Court of Yogyakarta joined by members of Gamelan Kusuma Laras.

Co-presented with Yale University, Wesleyan University, and the American Indonesian Cultural and Educational Foundation.

7:00pm Free Anime and Manga Trivia Night Part 7: “Tokyo Ghoul” RESOBOX

RESOBOX is proud to present an anime and manga trivia series for all Otakus in New York!

Every week or two, we will be holding an anime and manga trivia event with a new theme at RESOBOX. The themes will involve both anime and manga as well as gaming trivia. Are you ready to become New York’s top anime, manga and gaming trivia master!? We’re calling all “Tokyo Ghoul” lovers for our seventh event Sunday, November 11th!

Who loves “Tokyo Ghoul”? We’re calling all fans to test their knowledge on the anime!

Not only “Tokyo Ghoul” fans would enjoy our anime trivia night, but everyone simply interested in manga and anime, or want to get involved with “Tokyo Ghoul” are welcome to join! We encourage participants to try watching “Tokyo Ghoul” before coming to the event! Why not join us, make new friends and chat about anime?!

7:00pm Free Anime and Manga Trivia Night Part 7: “Tokyo Ghoul”

RESOBOX is proud to present an anime and manga trivia series for all Otakus in New York!

Every week or two, we will be holding an anime and manga trivia event with a new theme at RESOBOX. The themes will involve both anime and manga as well as gaming trivia. Are you ready to become New York’s top anime, manga and gaming trivia master!? We’re calling all “Tokyo Ghoul” lovers for our seventh event Sunday, November 11th!

Who loves “Tokyo Ghoul”? We’re calling all fans to test their knowledge on the anime!

Not only “Tokyo Ghoul” fans would enjoy our anime trivia night, but everyone simply interested in manga and anime, or want to get involved with “Tokyo Ghoul” are welcome to join! We encourage participants to try watching “Tokyo Ghoul” before coming to the event! Why not join us, make new friends and chat about anime?!

9:00pm All the Same Magnet Theater

All The Same is a scripted web series about four friends who are each trying their very best. Together.

But now we’re bringing it to you as an improv show. It’s the same old characters with no script and an all-PoC cast featuring some very special guests!

Want to meet the cast? Check out the first episode!

9:00pm All the Same

All The Same is a scripted web series about four friends who are each trying their very best. Together.

But now we’re bringing it to you as an improv show. It’s the same old characters with no script and an all-PoC cast featuring some very special guests!

Want to meet the cast? Check out the first episode!

Monday November 12, 2018 Nov 12, 2018
12:00pm Birds of a Feather! Children's Museum of the Arts

Animate your favorite birds going home for the winter!

12:00pm Birds of a Feather!

Animate your favorite birds going home for the winter!

12:00pm Tropical Animals Children's Museum of the Arts

Today at the Clay Bar we will be sculpting tropical animals including monkeys, panthers, toucans, snakes, frogs, leopards, lemur, and more!

12:00pm Tropical Animals

Today at the Clay Bar we will be sculpting tropical animals including monkeys, panthers, toucans, snakes, frogs, leopards, lemur, and more!

12:00pm The Big Picture Children's Museum of the Arts

We’ve got some huge cardboard puzzle pieces ready to be decorated! What makes you unique? Use that as inspiration to personalize a puzzle piece then slot it into the huge puzzle. Watch it come together as a representation of the CMA community by the end of the week!

12:00pm The Big Picture

We’ve got some huge cardboard puzzle pieces ready to be decorated! What makes you unique? Use that as inspiration to personalize a puzzle piece then slot it into the huge puzzle. Watch it come together as a representation of the CMA community by the end of the week!

12:00pm Two Way Phones Children's Museum of the Arts

Phones help bridge the gap between people so communication can be kept up. Using cups and cardboard tubes, make two phones that are linked together so you’re never more than a phone call away.

12:00pm Two Way Phones

Phones help bridge the gap between people so communication can be kept up. Using cups and cardboard tubes, make two phones that are linked together so you’re never more than a phone call away.

12:00pm Collaborative Thanksgiving Table Children's Museum of the Arts

November is the month for giving thanks! Using upcycled materials, work together to fill our potluck table with food, cutlery, glasses and decorated paper “napkins” for a meal everyone can join in on.

12:00pm Collaborative Thanksgiving Table

November is the month for giving thanks! Using upcycled materials, work together to fill our potluck table with food, cutlery, glasses and decorated paper “napkins” for a meal everyone can join in on.

1:40pm African Women in Transnational Contexts John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Community Hour Series
Discussions with Feminist Scholars 
Selina Makana, Columbia University
Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality
& Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian,
and African Studies

"African Women in Transnational Contexts"

Selina Shieunda Makana is an interdisciplinary feminist scholar who is particularly interested in the gendered nature of the politics of nationhood, war, and militarism in contemporary Angola. Her research and teaching interests include contemporary African women’s social history, transnational feminisms, war and militarism, and African diaspora theory. 

Makana is currently a Postdoctoral Research Scholar at the Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality (IRWGS) and a lecturer in the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies (MESAAS) at Columbia University. 

Her current research project uses oral interviews with former women combatants and archival records to probe the relationship between gender, war, and collective memory in Angola. This work which is about history and spoken memory explores women’s personal narratives, experiences, and subjective understandings of the two crucial historical periods that shaped the history of modern Angola: the armed struggle against colonialism (1961-1975) and the post-independence civil war (1976-2002). This study uses the concept of feminist militancy to illustrate the place and role of women in contemporary politics in Angola.  

Event is free and open to the public.
Refreshments will be served.

1:40pm African Women in Transnational Contexts

Community Hour Series
Discussions with Feminist Scholars 
Selina Makana, Columbia University
Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality
& Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian,
and African Studies

"African Women in Transnational Contexts"

Selina Shieunda Makana is an interdisciplinary feminist scholar who is particularly interested in the gendered nature of the politics of nationhood, war, and militarism in contemporary Angola. Her research and teaching interests include contemporary African women’s social history, transnational feminisms, war and militarism, and African diaspora theory. 

Makana is currently a Postdoctoral Research Scholar at the Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality (IRWGS) and a lecturer in the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies (MESAAS) at Columbia University. 

Her current research project uses oral interviews with former women combatants and archival records to probe the relationship between gender, war, and collective memory in Angola. This work which is about history and spoken memory explores women’s personal narratives, experiences, and subjective understandings of the two crucial historical periods that shaped the history of modern Angola: the armed struggle against colonialism (1961-1975) and the post-independence civil war (1976-2002). This study uses the concept of feminist militancy to illustrate the place and role of women in contemporary politics in Angola.  

Event is free and open to the public.
Refreshments will be served.

5:30pm Madness and Human Rights: Ideas about the Past and Future of Mental Health Treatment Open Society Foundations

The Open Society Public Health Program hosts an evening event with John Trainor in honor of his years of service on the Public Health Program Advisory Board.  

The event will feature a presentation by John Trainor on his work examining how society reacts to the phenomenon of mental illness and the impact of that reaction on how people with mental illness are treated. He will look at examples from the past, reflect on how social acceptance and treatment have changed, and make suggestions for the future of mental health care.

The event will be moderated by Joanna Erdman, chair of the Open Society Public Health Program Advisory Board.

Refreshments will be served.

5:30pm Madness and Human Rights: Ideas about the Past and Future of Mental Health Treatment

The Open Society Public Health Program hosts an evening event with John Trainor in honor of his years of service on the Public Health Program Advisory Board.  

The event will feature a presentation by John Trainor on his work examining how society reacts to the phenomenon of mental illness and the impact of that reaction on how people with mental illness are treated. He will look at examples from the past, reflect on how social acceptance and treatment have changed, and make suggestions for the future of mental health care.

The event will be moderated by Joanna Erdman, chair of the Open Society Public Health Program Advisory Board.

Refreshments will be served.

7:00pm Eve L. Ewing: Ghosts In The Schoolyard Strand Books

“Failing schools. Underprivileged schools. Just plain bad schools.”

That’s how Eve L. Ewing opens Ghosts in the Schoolyard: describing Chicago Public Schools from the outside. The way politicians and pundits and parents of kids who attend other schools talk about them, with a mix of pity and contempt.

But Ewing knows Chicago Public Schools from the inside: as a student, then a teacher, and now a scholar who studies them. And that perspective has shown her that public schools are not buildings full of failures—they’re an integral part of their neighborhoods, at the heart of their communities, storehouses of history and memory that bring people together.

Never was that role more apparent than in 2013 when Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced an unprecedented wave of school closings. Pitched simultaneously as a solution to a budget problem, a response to declining enrollments, and a chance to purge bad schools that were dragging down the whole system, the plan was met with a roar of protest from parents, students, and teachers. But if these schools were so bad, why did people care so much about keeping them open, to the point that some would even go on a hunger strike?

Ewing’s answer begins with a story of systemic racism, inequality, bad faith, and distrust that stretches deep into Chicago history. Rooting her exploration in the historic African American neighborhood of Bronzeville, Ewing reveals that this issue is about much more than just schools. Black communities see the closing of their schools—schools that are certainly less than perfect but that are theirs—as one more in a long line of racist policies. The fight to keep them open is yet another front in the ongoing struggle of black people in America to build successful lives and achieve true self-determination.

7:00pm Eve L. Ewing: Ghosts In The Schoolyard

“Failing schools. Underprivileged schools. Just plain bad schools.”

That’s how Eve L. Ewing opens Ghosts in the Schoolyard: describing Chicago Public Schools from the outside. The way politicians and pundits and parents of kids who attend other schools talk about them, with a mix of pity and contempt.

But Ewing knows Chicago Public Schools from the inside: as a student, then a teacher, and now a scholar who studies them. And that perspective has shown her that public schools are not buildings full of failures—they’re an integral part of their neighborhoods, at the heart of their communities, storehouses of history and memory that bring people together.

Never was that role more apparent than in 2013 when Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced an unprecedented wave of school closings. Pitched simultaneously as a solution to a budget problem, a response to declining enrollments, and a chance to purge bad schools that were dragging down the whole system, the plan was met with a roar of protest from parents, students, and teachers. But if these schools were so bad, why did people care so much about keeping them open, to the point that some would even go on a hunger strike?

Ewing’s answer begins with a story of systemic racism, inequality, bad faith, and distrust that stretches deep into Chicago history. Rooting her exploration in the historic African American neighborhood of Bronzeville, Ewing reveals that this issue is about much more than just schools. Black communities see the closing of their schools—schools that are certainly less than perfect but that are theirs—as one more in a long line of racist policies. The fight to keep them open is yet another front in the ongoing struggle of black people in America to build successful lives and achieve true self-determination.

7:30pm Muldoon's Picnic: November Irish Arts Center

Hosted by Paul Muldoon
With house band Rogue Oliphant

The critically-acclaimed feast of music, storytelling, poetry, and more—now in its eighth season—has become a staple of New York’s cultural diet. Led by Pulitzer Prize-winning Irish poet Paul Muldoon, this words-and-music jamboree features an evolving lineup of world-class special guests from across the spectrum of arts and letters.

7:30pm Muldoon's Picnic: November

Hosted by Paul Muldoon
With house band Rogue Oliphant

The critically-acclaimed feast of music, storytelling, poetry, and more—now in its eighth season—has become a staple of New York’s cultural diet. Led by Pulitzer Prize-winning Irish poet Paul Muldoon, this words-and-music jamboree features an evolving lineup of world-class special guests from across the spectrum of arts and letters.

9:00pm Mixtape: The Diversity Improv Show! Magnet Theater

Features some of the diverse students and performers at the Magnet Theater. Be there!

Hosted by: Dennis Pacheco & Billy Soco

Featuring:
Charles Stcharles
Kisha Peart
Patricio Machuca
Ibanda Ruhumbika
Marie Denny
Cheryl Horne
Eugene Chow
Jason Farr
Sonia Nam
Bobby Yuu
Nina Sharma
Sarita Ekya
Alexis Lambright
Christine Chan
Gautam Peri
Nolan Constantino

9:00pm Mixtape: The Diversity Improv Show!

Features some of the diverse students and performers at the Magnet Theater. Be there!

Hosted by: Dennis Pacheco & Billy Soco

Featuring:
Charles Stcharles
Kisha Peart
Patricio Machuca
Ibanda Ruhumbika
Marie Denny
Cheryl Horne
Eugene Chow
Jason Farr
Sonia Nam
Bobby Yuu
Nina Sharma
Sarita Ekya
Alexis Lambright
Christine Chan
Gautam Peri
Nolan Constantino

Tuesday November 13, 2018 Nov 13, 2018
12:00pm We’re Still Here Children's Museum of the Arts

Inspired by the Juneau Teens of Alaska, artist will rap about their tales of resilience. Whether you have been forgotten or lost your place in the narrative, today is when you find your voice!

12:00pm We’re Still Here

Inspired by the Juneau Teens of Alaska, artist will rap about their tales of resilience. Whether you have been forgotten or lost your place in the narrative, today is when you find your voice!

5:30pm Hank Paulson on a U.S.-China Economic Iron Curtain Asia Society

2018 has seen commercial tensions between the United States and China escalate into a trade war. Over the past several months, the world’s two largest and most critical economies have levied substantial tariffs in the hundreds of billions of dollars against one another, marking what is perhaps the worst period in bilateral relations in years. Both governments seem unwilling to back down, and rhetoric from Beijing and Washington has grown increasingly strained.

Given these troubling developments, former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson, Jr. will deliver a major speech at Asia Society on U.S-China relations. He will address the growing distrust and hostility between the U.S. and China and the real danger that the global economy will experience an economic iron curtain.

Following his speech, Paulson will participate in a conversation with Asia Society President and CEO Josette Sheeran on this timely and important subject.

5:30pm Hank Paulson on a U.S.-China Economic Iron Curtain

2018 has seen commercial tensions between the United States and China escalate into a trade war. Over the past several months, the world’s two largest and most critical economies have levied substantial tariffs in the hundreds of billions of dollars against one another, marking what is perhaps the worst period in bilateral relations in years. Both governments seem unwilling to back down, and rhetoric from Beijing and Washington has grown increasingly strained.

Given these troubling developments, former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson, Jr. will deliver a major speech at Asia Society on U.S-China relations. He will address the growing distrust and hostility between the U.S. and China and the real danger that the global economy will experience an economic iron curtain.

Following his speech, Paulson will participate in a conversation with Asia Society President and CEO Josette Sheeran on this timely and important subject.

6:00pm Book launch with Diana Al-Hadid and Ursula von Rydingsvard ART21

Art21 is proud to announce a new book of artist interviews, titled "Being an Artist." Revisiting hours of interview materials from throughout Art21's history, this collection unearths rare and previously unpublished conversations with artists from across all Art21 film series.

To celebrate, we're hosting an intimate book launch, featuring a conversation with artists Diana Al-Hadid and Ursula von Rydingsvard.

Admission is FREE, but advance registration is required.

This event is generously hosted by Karma.

This venue has a wheelchair accessible entrance. American Sign Language interpretation is available by request with at least two weeks notice.

6:00pm Book launch with Diana Al-Hadid and Ursula von Rydingsvard

Art21 is proud to announce a new book of artist interviews, titled "Being an Artist." Revisiting hours of interview materials from throughout Art21's history, this collection unearths rare and previously unpublished conversations with artists from across all Art21 film series.

To celebrate, we're hosting an intimate book launch, featuring a conversation with artists Diana Al-Hadid and Ursula von Rydingsvard.

Admission is FREE, but advance registration is required.

This event is generously hosted by Karma.

This venue has a wheelchair accessible entrance. American Sign Language interpretation is available by request with at least two weeks notice.

6:00pm Another Resignation? OutRight UN Insight OutRight Action International

Join OutRight's United Nations Program Director, Siri May, as OutRight reveals the latest challenges in advancing LGBTIQ rights at the United Nations. 

We will help explain what's happening now - with the announcement that US Ambassador Nikki Haley will resign at the end of the year - as well as what's coming in the year ahead.

Plus, you'll hear about OutRight's OutSummit - and the dozens of activists from around the world we will bring to the UN to advocate for equality.

Join us for cocktails and light fare at the beautiful home of Bill Radin in Hell's Kitchen. RSVP for your free ticket to receive more specifics. 

We will be asking for donations to support this and all over OutRight's global work to advance equality.

6:00pm Another Resignation? OutRight UN Insight

Join OutRight's United Nations Program Director, Siri May, as OutRight reveals the latest challenges in advancing LGBTIQ rights at the United Nations. 

We will help explain what's happening now - with the announcement that US Ambassador Nikki Haley will resign at the end of the year - as well as what's coming in the year ahead.

Plus, you'll hear about OutRight's OutSummit - and the dozens of activists from around the world we will bring to the UN to advocate for equality.

Join us for cocktails and light fare at the beautiful home of Bill Radin in Hell's Kitchen. RSVP for your free ticket to receive more specifics. 

We will be asking for donations to support this and all over OutRight's global work to advance equality.

6:30pm For Opacity: Elijah Burgher, Toyin Ojih Odutola, and Nathaniel Mary Quinn Art Students League

Gilman will offer a closer look at her exhibition, on view October 12–February 3, which explores the use of drawing to investigate subjecthood. Claire Gilman (Ph. D. Columbia University) is Chief Curator at the Drawing Center in New York where, over the past eight years, she has overseen the curatorial program, organizing more than thirty exhibitions and public programs and authoring nearly as many catalogues.

Projects have ranged from first-time museum shows of such artists as Torkwase Dyson, Natalie Frank, and Eddie Martinez, to reconsiderations of the work of established artists like Cecily Brown, Rashid Johnson and Terry Winters, to conceptually-driven group shows. In general, Gilman is committed to an expansive vision of drawing as a mediator between self and world. Gilman has taught art history and critical theory at Columbia University; the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College; the Corcoran College for Art and Design; the Museum of Modern Art; and the School of Visual Arts (SVA). She has lectured throughout the country on modern and contemporary art.

6:30pm For Opacity: Elijah Burgher, Toyin Ojih Odutola, and Nathaniel Mary Quinn

Gilman will offer a closer look at her exhibition, on view October 12–February 3, which explores the use of drawing to investigate subjecthood. Claire Gilman (Ph. D. Columbia University) is Chief Curator at the Drawing Center in New York where, over the past eight years, she has overseen the curatorial program, organizing more than thirty exhibitions and public programs and authoring nearly as many catalogues.

Projects have ranged from first-time museum shows of such artists as Torkwase Dyson, Natalie Frank, and Eddie Martinez, to reconsiderations of the work of established artists like Cecily Brown, Rashid Johnson and Terry Winters, to conceptually-driven group shows. In general, Gilman is committed to an expansive vision of drawing as a mediator between self and world. Gilman has taught art history and critical theory at Columbia University; the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College; the Corcoran College for Art and Design; the Museum of Modern Art; and the School of Visual Arts (SVA). She has lectured throughout the country on modern and contemporary art.

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

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 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. Prizes (and bragging rights!) will be awarded to our top teams. There will be a cash bar and your ticket includes Museum admission, come early to explore (and study up on!) our exhibitions. 

Players can compete in teams of up to six people, but no less than two. Each participant must purchase their own ticket and teams will be created at the door. Feel free to bring your own snacks to the event!

6:30pm The Ultimate NYC Trivia Night

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 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. Prizes (and bragging rights!) will be awarded to our top teams. There will be a cash bar and your ticket includes Museum admission, come early to explore (and study up on!) our exhibitions. 

Players can compete in teams of up to six people, but no less than two. Each participant must purchase their own ticket and teams will be created at the door. Feel free to bring your own snacks to the event!

6:30pm INHERENT: Artist Talk RESOBOX

The Artist Talk organized in conjunction with Yasue Maetake’s exhibition will include guest speaker, Nataša Prljević, artist and co-founder of HEKLER, an interdisciplinary collaborative platform that critically examines hospitality and conflict. Prljević is currently the Executive and Curatorial Assistant at Residency Unlimited (RU).

Together they will discuss the creative mechanisms behind Maetake’s material-oriented practice, her encounters with extrapolations from natural and built environments, and their organic and anthropomorphic translation in Maetake’s sculptures and installations. These processes will be addressed through an examination of the boundary between materials’ agency to shape itself and the artist’s inherent need to be in control over the outcome. Can the boundary even be defined? How does the physical intervention between materials become an ongoing document of penetrating forces between different realms of creation and being?

6:30pm INHERENT: Artist Talk

The Artist Talk organized in conjunction with Yasue Maetake’s exhibition will include guest speaker, Nataša Prljević, artist and co-founder of HEKLER, an interdisciplinary collaborative platform that critically examines hospitality and conflict. Prljević is currently the Executive and Curatorial Assistant at Residency Unlimited (RU).

Together they will discuss the creative mechanisms behind Maetake’s material-oriented practice, her encounters with extrapolations from natural and built environments, and their organic and anthropomorphic translation in Maetake’s sculptures and installations. These processes will be addressed through an examination of the boundary between materials’ agency to shape itself and the artist’s inherent need to be in control over the outcome. Can the boundary even be defined? How does the physical intervention between materials become an ongoing document of penetrating forces between different realms of creation and being?

7:00pm YA Panel: Jennifer L. Armentrout, Kass Morgan, Zoraida Cordova Strand Books

Internationally bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout brings her trademark drama and intrigue to her new Origin series, featuring a girl caught up in a world she doesn't understand, secrets long buried, a betrayal that could tear her life apart...and Armentrout's most swoon-worthy book boyfriend yet.

Seventeen-year-old Evie Dasher knows firsthand the devastating consequences of humanity's war with the aliens. When she's caught up in a raid at a notorious club known as one of the few places where humans and the surviving Luxen can mingle freely, she meets Luc, an unnaturally beautiful guy she initially assumes is a Luxen...but he is in fact something much more powerful. Her growing attraction for Luc will lead her deeper and deeper into a world she'd only heard about, a world where everything she thought she knew will be turned on its head...

Join us as Jennifer sits down with Zoraida Cordova and Kass Morgan to share her new book!

7:00pm YA Panel: Jennifer L. Armentrout, Kass Morgan, Zoraida Cordova

Internationally bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout brings her trademark drama and intrigue to her new Origin series, featuring a girl caught up in a world she doesn't understand, secrets long buried, a betrayal that could tear her life apart...and Armentrout's most swoon-worthy book boyfriend yet.

Seventeen-year-old Evie Dasher knows firsthand the devastating consequences of humanity's war with the aliens. When she's caught up in a raid at a notorious club known as one of the few places where humans and the surviving Luxen can mingle freely, she meets Luc, an unnaturally beautiful guy she initially assumes is a Luxen...but he is in fact something much more powerful. Her growing attraction for Luc will lead her deeper and deeper into a world she'd only heard about, a world where everything she thought she knew will be turned on its head...

Join us as Jennifer sits down with Zoraida Cordova and Kass Morgan to share her new book!

7:30pm Rocky Ros Muc Irish Arts Center

Directed by Michael Fanning
2017, Documentary, Ireland/UK/USA, 92 minutes

In English and Irish with subtitles

From the quiet Gaeltacht village of Ros Muc, Galway, to the criminal underworld of James “Whitey” Bulger’s Boston, Rocky Ros Muc tells the story of Connemara-born boxer Seán Mannion.

In October 1984, Seán stood in the boxing ring in Madison Square Garden, fighting for a WBA world title crown. His rise up the professional ranks was not straightforward. Neither was his descent. Rocky Ros Muc is Seán Mannion’s story: a story of survival, determination, honor, and strength. A story about identity and community, not just for Seán Mannion, but for thousands of emigrants like him.

A Q&A with director Michael Fanning and Seán Mannion will follow the screening.

7:30pm Rocky Ros Muc

Directed by Michael Fanning
2017, Documentary, Ireland/UK/USA, 92 minutes

In English and Irish with subtitles

From the quiet Gaeltacht village of Ros Muc, Galway, to the criminal underworld of James “Whitey” Bulger’s Boston, Rocky Ros Muc tells the story of Connemara-born boxer Seán Mannion.

In October 1984, Seán stood in the boxing ring in Madison Square Garden, fighting for a WBA world title crown. His rise up the professional ranks was not straightforward. Neither was his descent. Rocky Ros Muc is Seán Mannion’s story: a story of survival, determination, honor, and strength. A story about identity and community, not just for Seán Mannion, but for thousands of emigrants like him.

A Q&A with director Michael Fanning and Seán Mannion will follow the screening.

7:30pm Neil Winokur: Dogs, Portraits And Objects On The 2Nd Floor Strand Books

Join us in the Strand's 2nd Floor Art Department as prolific New York native photographer and long-time friend of the Strand Neil Winokur launches his new work: Dogs, Portraits and Objects.This piece contains three separate books in one collection; it is a series of bold, striking and intimate studies of both the ordinary, and the occasionally extraordinary beings and objects that have defined New York City for decades.

Purchase a copy of Dogs, Portraits and Objects or a $5 Strand gift card to attend. This event will take place in our 2nd Floor Art Department, right next to the Photography section!

7:30pm Neil Winokur: Dogs, Portraits And Objects On The 2Nd Floor

Join us in the Strand's 2nd Floor Art Department as prolific New York native photographer and long-time friend of the Strand Neil Winokur launches his new work: Dogs, Portraits and Objects.This piece contains three separate books in one collection; it is a series of bold, striking and intimate studies of both the ordinary, and the occasionally extraordinary beings and objects that have defined New York City for decades.

Purchase a copy of Dogs, Portraits and Objects or a $5 Strand gift card to attend. This event will take place in our 2nd Floor Art Department, right next to the Photography section!

Wednesday November 14, 2018 Nov 14, 2018
8:00am Annual Day of Giving John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Each year the College's Advancement Office sponsors Annual Day of Giving. Students, faculty, staff and alumni donate or volunteer their time to help the college reach its funding goals. This year's fundraising effort will provide much needed support to the Student Emergency Fund. For every $1 we raise, the Petrie Foundation will match it with $2. We hope you can join us in one way or another.
https://www.jjay.cuny.edu/emergency-funding

8:00am Annual Day of Giving

Each year the College's Advancement Office sponsors Annual Day of Giving. Students, faculty, staff and alumni donate or volunteer their time to help the college reach its funding goals. This year's fundraising effort will provide much needed support to the Student Emergency Fund. For every $1 we raise, the Petrie Foundation will match it with $2. We hope you can join us in one way or another.
https://www.jjay.cuny.edu/emergency-funding

12:30pm Renaissance in America: The Revival of Egg Tempera Painting in American Art with Doug Safranek Art Students League

After largely disappearing from Western Art at the end of the Florentine Renaissance, egg tempera experienced a major revival in America during the first half of the 20th century and continues to be used by a growing number of artists today. Join us as we explore the work of Reginald Marsh, Andrew Wyeth, Paul Cadmus, George Tooker, Jared French, Jacob Lawrence, Ben Shahn, and a variety of other American painters who found and continue to find their voice through this ancient medium.

12:30pm Renaissance in America: The Revival of Egg Tempera Painting in American Art with Doug Safranek

After largely disappearing from Western Art at the end of the Florentine Renaissance, egg tempera experienced a major revival in America during the first half of the 20th century and continues to be used by a growing number of artists today. Join us as we explore the work of Reginald Marsh, Andrew Wyeth, Paul Cadmus, George Tooker, Jared French, Jacob Lawrence, Ben Shahn, and a variety of other American painters who found and continue to find their voice through this ancient medium.

4:30pm Film Screening: John McCain - For Whom the Bell Tolls John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Film Screening

John McCain
For Whom the Bell Tolls

Celebrating Veterans Week

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
4:30PM, Room 630, Haaren Hall

Refreshments will be served

4:30pm Film Screening: John McCain - For Whom the Bell Tolls

Film Screening

John McCain
For Whom the Bell Tolls

Celebrating Veterans Week

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
4:30PM, Room 630, Haaren Hall

Refreshments will be served

6:00pm Buy Tickets Womens Council Fashion Show Fundraiser Make-A-Wish Metro NY

We invite you to join the Make-A-Wish Metro New York Women’s Council as we host our annual fundraiser at Kleinfeld.

Internationally renowned fashion photographer Nigel Barker will host a fashion show featuring evening wear, wedding dresses and bridal party dresses. 

6:00pm Buy Tickets Womens Council Fashion Show Fundraiser

We invite you to join the Make-A-Wish Metro New York Women’s Council as we host our annual fundraiser at Kleinfeld.

Internationally renowned fashion photographer Nigel Barker will host a fashion show featuring evening wear, wedding dresses and bridal party dresses. 

6:00pm Film Screening and Discussion: When “Do-Gooders” Do Harm Open Society Foundations

Last month, ProPublica broke a shocking exposé, co-published with Time magazine, about power and sexual abuse in Liberia that reverberated around the world. Unprotected follows an acclaimed American charity that said it was saving some of the world’s most vulnerable girls from sexual exploitation. It received generous donations from corporations and private donors. But from the beginning, the girls were being raped—and that is only the beginning of the story.

In this film screening and Q&A, we will explore what happens when good intentions among international NGOs collide with the realities of operating without accountability. Hear directly from the investigative team who uncovered the scandal about lessons learned to prevent future abuse cases.  

6:00pm Film Screening and Discussion: When “Do-Gooders” Do Harm

Last month, ProPublica broke a shocking exposé, co-published with Time magazine, about power and sexual abuse in Liberia that reverberated around the world. Unprotected follows an acclaimed American charity that said it was saving some of the world’s most vulnerable girls from sexual exploitation. It received generous donations from corporations and private donors. But from the beginning, the girls were being raped—and that is only the beginning of the story.

In this film screening and Q&A, we will explore what happens when good intentions among international NGOs collide with the realities of operating without accountability. Hear directly from the investigative team who uncovered the scandal about lessons learned to prevent future abuse cases.  

6:00pm U.N. Investigations John Jay College of Criminal Justice

The International Crime and Justice M.A. Program is holding a presentation by the United Nations' Investigation Division of the Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) about "Peacekeeping Investigations, Sanction Monitoring and War Crime Investigations" on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 from 6:00pm to 8:00p.m. in 9.64, New Building at John Jay College.

During this event, the U.N. investigators will also conduct a mock crime scene exercise. Thus, we encourage attendees to be ready to participate!

6:00pm U.N. Investigations

The International Crime and Justice M.A. Program is holding a presentation by the United Nations' Investigation Division of the Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) about "Peacekeeping Investigations, Sanction Monitoring and War Crime Investigations" on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 from 6:00pm to 8:00p.m. in 9.64, New Building at John Jay College.

During this event, the U.N. investigators will also conduct a mock crime scene exercise. Thus, we encourage attendees to be ready to participate!

6:30pm Your City, Your Voice 206 - How to Cultivate Leadership Transportation Alternatives

Social Mapping is a growth tactic that can boost your political power, by boosting up your friends and neighbors. Learn how to juggle events, materials, and press calls as your campaign grows by cultivating leadership in your supporters. This two-hour training will guide you through the steps to building a sustainable leadership structure that will help your campaign persevere, successful meeting structures, and effective communication strategies for your leadership team. Free.

6:30pm Your City, Your Voice 206 - How to Cultivate Leadership

Social Mapping is a growth tactic that can boost your political power, by boosting up your friends and neighbors. Learn how to juggle events, materials, and press calls as your campaign grows by cultivating leadership in your supporters. This two-hour training will guide you through the steps to building a sustainable leadership structure that will help your campaign persevere, successful meeting structures, and effective communication strategies for your leadership team. Free.

6:30pm Art Auction & Cocktail Party Children's Museum of the Arts

Children’s Museum of the Arts’ Art Auction & Cocktail Party returns this year for a dazzling night on Wednesday, November 14. The museum will be transformed into an elegant venue featuring 100 contemporary art works donated by artists specially chosen by guest curators. Join us for a VIP evening celebrating the individuals, artists, and supporters who have made CMA the premier children’s museum in the city over the last 30 years. A silent auction runs throughout the evening, with all proceeds benefiting CMA.

6:30pm Art Auction & Cocktail Party

Children’s Museum of the Arts’ Art Auction & Cocktail Party returns this year for a dazzling night on Wednesday, November 14. The museum will be transformed into an elegant venue featuring 100 contemporary art works donated by artists specially chosen by guest curators. Join us for a VIP evening celebrating the individuals, artists, and supporters who have made CMA the premier children’s museum in the city over the last 30 years. A silent auction runs throughout the evening, with all proceeds benefiting CMA.

6:30pm 2018 Louis Auchincloss Prize Gala and Presentation Museum of the City of New York

The Museum of the City of New York’s annual Louis Auchincloss Prize Galahonoring Jason Robert Brown

Tony Award-winning composer, lyricist, and performer

Chair of the Louis Auchincloss Prize
Tracey Pontarelli

6:30 pm Cocktails and Award Presentation
8:00 pm Dinner

Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street

6:30pm 2018 Louis Auchincloss Prize Gala and Presentation

The Museum of the City of New York’s annual Louis Auchincloss Prize Galahonoring Jason Robert Brown

Tony Award-winning composer, lyricist, and performer

Chair of the Louis Auchincloss Prize
Tracey Pontarelli

6:30 pm Cocktails and Award Presentation
8:00 pm Dinner

Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street

7:00pm Tim Wu: The Curse Of Bigness Strand Books

We live in an "oligopoly age" where many industries are controlled by just a few firms -- big banks, big pharma, big tech. Bigness has become too much of a drain on the nation's economy, and too far a deviation from the type of open capitalism that has, at times, created a broad-based wealth and promised a sense of opportunity to every generation. There is a good reason to believe that we once again face the "Curse of Bigness," in the phrase used by Justice Louis Brandeis, to describe the challenges confronting the United States a century ago. Columbia law professor Tim Wu tells the story of what went wrong, and calls for recovering the lost tenets of trustbusters as part of a broader revival of American progressive ideas in a new age of extreme economic inequality.

7:00pm Tim Wu: The Curse Of Bigness

We live in an "oligopoly age" where many industries are controlled by just a few firms -- big banks, big pharma, big tech. Bigness has become too much of a drain on the nation's economy, and too far a deviation from the type of open capitalism that has, at times, created a broad-based wealth and promised a sense of opportunity to every generation. There is a good reason to believe that we once again face the "Curse of Bigness," in the phrase used by Justice Louis Brandeis, to describe the challenges confronting the United States a century ago. Columbia law professor Tim Wu tells the story of what went wrong, and calls for recovering the lost tenets of trustbusters as part of a broader revival of American progressive ideas in a new age of extreme economic inequality.

7:00pm Tibetan Folk Singer Techung: Songs and Stories of Padmasambhava Rubin Museum

Tibetan opera comes alive when the celebrated Tibetan folk and freedom singer Techung performs at the Rubin.

The program includes Pema Woeber, depicting the life story of Guru Padmasambhava, also known as the Second Buddha, in two different traditional performance styles: Ache Lhamo, in the style of Tibetan opera, and Lama Mani, in the tradition of the Tibetan traveling storyteller. Techung, who performs vocals, dramyen (Tibetan lute), piwan (Tibetan fiddle) and Tibetan drum learned the art form from his elders when he was a child growing up in India.

Traditionally, Tibetan opera is performed in open air and runs for an entire day. This concert is a unique opportunity to hear these songs in a concert setting, utilizing multimedia and other contemporary storytelling tools. 

The evening begins with a tour of the exhibition The Second Buddha: Master of Time led by curator Elena Pakhoutova at 6:15 PM.

7:00pm Tibetan Folk Singer Techung: Songs and Stories of Padmasambhava

Tibetan opera comes alive when the celebrated Tibetan folk and freedom singer Techung performs at the Rubin.

The program includes Pema Woeber, depicting the life story of Guru Padmasambhava, also known as the Second Buddha, in two different traditional performance styles: Ache Lhamo, in the style of Tibetan opera, and Lama Mani, in the tradition of the Tibetan traveling storyteller. Techung, who performs vocals, dramyen (Tibetan lute), piwan (Tibetan fiddle) and Tibetan drum learned the art form from his elders when he was a child growing up in India.

Traditionally, Tibetan opera is performed in open air and runs for an entire day. This concert is a unique opportunity to hear these songs in a concert setting, utilizing multimedia and other contemporary storytelling tools. 

The evening begins with a tour of the exhibition The Second Buddha: Master of Time led by curator Elena Pakhoutova at 6:15 PM.

Thursday November 15, 2018 Nov 15, 2018
11:00am LGBTQ Power Webinar: Empowering Latinx Voices LGBT Center

LGBTQ Power Webinar
Empowering Latinx Voices
Presented by Alejandra Sorto, Director of Civic Engagement and Organizing, Hispanic Federation
November 15, 11 p.m. EST

Explore strategies to engage Latinx voters in the electoral process by focusing on issue-based efforts. Learn about and discuss the intersectionality of LGBTQ and Latinx communities impacted by the current political climate. #LGBTQPower

11:00am LGBTQ Power Webinar: Empowering Latinx Voices

LGBTQ Power Webinar
Empowering Latinx Voices
Presented by Alejandra Sorto, Director of Civic Engagement and Organizing, Hispanic Federation
November 15, 11 p.m. EST

Explore strategies to engage Latinx voters in the electoral process by focusing on issue-based efforts. Learn about and discuss the intersectionality of LGBTQ and Latinx communities impacted by the current political climate. #LGBTQPower

12:00pm Birds of a Feather! Children's Museum of the Arts

Animate your favorite birds going home for the winter!

12:00pm Birds of a Feather!

Animate your favorite birds going home for the winter!

12:00pm Songwriting Children's Museum of the Arts

Using musical recording software, create an original collaborative song!

12:00pm Songwriting

Using musical recording software, create an original collaborative song!

Sculpt a feathered friend including parrots, robins, hawks, owls, flamingos, ducks, and many more!

12:00pm Birds

Sculpt a feathered friend including parrots, robins, hawks, owls, flamingos, ducks, and many more!

12:00pm The Big Picture Children's Museum of the Arts

We’ve got some huge cardboard puzzle pieces ready to be decorated! What makes you unique? Use that as inspiration to personalize a puzzle piece then slot it into the huge puzzle. Watch it come together as a representation of the CMA community by the end of the week!

12:00pm The Big Picture

We’ve got some huge cardboard puzzle pieces ready to be decorated! What makes you unique? Use that as inspiration to personalize a puzzle piece then slot it into the huge puzzle. Watch it come together as a representation of the CMA community by the end of the week!

12:00pm Collaborative Thanksgiving Table Children's Museum of the Arts

November is the month for giving thanks! Using upcycled materials, work together to fill our potluck table with food, cutlery, glasses and decorated paper “napkins” for a meal everyone can join in on.

12:00pm Collaborative Thanksgiving Table

November is the month for giving thanks! Using upcycled materials, work together to fill our potluck table with food, cutlery, glasses and decorated paper “napkins” for a meal everyone can join in on.

12:00pm Two Way Phones Children's Museum of the Arts

Phones help bridge the gap between people so communication can be kept up. Using cups and cardboard tubes, make two phones that are linked together so you’re never more than a phone call away.

12:00pm Two Way Phones

Phones help bridge the gap between people so communication can be kept up. Using cups and cardboard tubes, make two phones that are linked together so you’re never more than a phone call away.

3:00pm CMA Art Station at Union Square Holiday Market Children's Museum of the Arts

Join CMA in Union Square for art-making during the annual Holiday Market! CMA Teaching Artists will be leading hands on workshops on weekday afternoons and weekends November 15 through December 24.

Find the booth in the Southeast corner of Union Square!

3:00pm CMA Art Station at Union Square Holiday Market

Join CMA in Union Square for art-making during the annual Holiday Market! CMA Teaching Artists will be leading hands on workshops on weekday afternoons and weekends November 15 through December 24.

Find the booth in the Southeast corner of Union Square!

6:30pm K-pop & Social Media Korea Society

Social media advances K-pop’s reach around the globe, with YouTube and Twitter buzzing with the latest content from Korean artists. Tumblr Content Insights Associate and K-pop specialist, Beatrice Vantapool, and BuzzFeed’s Sarah Han, explore how technology has connected and created fans worldwide. 

Talk followed by Q&A and reception with Korean food and drinks.

6:30pm K-pop & Social Media

Social media advances K-pop’s reach around the globe, with YouTube and Twitter buzzing with the latest content from Korean artists. Tumblr Content Insights Associate and K-pop specialist, Beatrice Vantapool, and BuzzFeed’s Sarah Han, explore how technology has connected and created fans worldwide. 

Talk followed by Q&A and reception with Korean food and drinks.

6:30pm ORINIGIRI Workshop 7: Create Your Own USA Version “ORINIGIRI!” RESOBOX

Onigiri (Japanese rice balls) are now developing to become picture perfect!

Onigiri is known as traditional Japanese cuisine common in every Japanese household. Nowadays, Onigiri is making progress by becoming more photogenic! Photogenic Onigiri or picture perfect Onigiri are gradually growing popular in Japan, especially on social media such as Instagram. We can make it easily, tasty and variously by blending different ingredients with white Japanese rice. If you like usual American staples such as roast pork, smoke salmon, and cheese, you can make tasty photogenic onigiri easily by blending these familiar foods. Let’s create our own USA versions of “ORINIGIRI!”

6:30pm ORINIGIRI Workshop 7: Create Your Own USA Version “ORINIGIRI!”

Onigiri (Japanese rice balls) are now developing to become picture perfect!

Onigiri is known as traditional Japanese cuisine common in every Japanese household. Nowadays, Onigiri is making progress by becoming more photogenic! Photogenic Onigiri or picture perfect Onigiri are gradually growing popular in Japan, especially on social media such as Instagram. We can make it easily, tasty and variously by blending different ingredients with white Japanese rice. If you like usual American staples such as roast pork, smoke salmon, and cheese, you can make tasty photogenic onigiri easily by blending these familiar foods. Let’s create our own USA versions of “ORINIGIRI!”

7:00pm Pen Out Loud: Visual Disobedience Strand Books

This November, following the midterm elections, PEN America and the Strand Book Store present graphic novelists in conversation to discuss the ways they use art, cartoons, and statistics to contribute to national conversations about race, identity, and totalitarianism.

With New Yorker cartoonist Ken Krimstein, author of graphic novel The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt, Mira Jacob, author of The Sleepwalkers’ Guide to Dancing and the forthcoming graphic memoir Good Talk, and others to be announced.

PEN Out Loud is a partnership between Strand Book Store & PEN America. Ticketed guests may receive emails and updates from both organizations.

7:00pm Pen Out Loud: Visual Disobedience

This November, following the midterm elections, PEN America and the Strand Book Store present graphic novelists in conversation to discuss the ways they use art, cartoons, and statistics to contribute to national conversations about race, identity, and totalitarianism.

With New Yorker cartoonist Ken Krimstein, author of graphic novel The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt, Mira Jacob, author of The Sleepwalkers’ Guide to Dancing and the forthcoming graphic memoir Good Talk, and others to be announced.

PEN Out Loud is a partnership between Strand Book Store & PEN America. Ticketed guests may receive emails and updates from both organizations.

7:00pm SC Conversations: Sculpture, Screens, and Space SculptureCenter

'Before Projection' charts a history of video art that is coextensive with some of the most important developments in sculpture in the late twentieth century. Led by Mary Ceruti, Executive Director and Chief Curator, SculptureCenter, and Henriette Huldisch, Director of Exhibitions and Curator, MIT List Visual Arts Center, this discussion considers the exhibition’s claims for legacies of video sculpture that are distinct from the much more widely accepted and exhibited category of cinematic gallery installation. Joined by exhibiting artists Mary Lucier and Tony Oursler, the panel considers distinct artistic practices within this relatively unexplored history.

'Before Projection: Video Sculpture 1974–1995' is on view at SculptureCenter September 17-December 17, 2018.

7:00pm SC Conversations: Sculpture, Screens, and Space

'Before Projection' charts a history of video art that is coextensive with some of the most important developments in sculpture in the late twentieth century. Led by Mary Ceruti, Executive Director and Chief Curator, SculptureCenter, and Henriette Huldisch, Director of Exhibitions and Curator, MIT List Visual Arts Center, this discussion considers the exhibition’s claims for legacies of video sculpture that are distinct from the much more widely accepted and exhibited category of cinematic gallery installation. Joined by exhibiting artists Mary Lucier and Tony Oursler, the panel considers distinct artistic practices within this relatively unexplored history.

'Before Projection: Video Sculpture 1974–1995' is on view at SculptureCenter September 17-December 17, 2018.

7:00pm Re-imagining Incarceration: Ending Wasted Tax Dollars at the Nassau County Correctional Center New York Civil Liberties Union

Currently Nassau County tax dollars are invested in a failing incarceration system, which fosters recidivism, hopelessness and retribution. Imagine investing in rehabilitation, dignity and restoration of human potential. Please join the New York Civil Liberties Union, the Nassau County Jail Advocates, and The Elmont Cultural Center for a lively discussion about reimagining incarceration on Thursday, November 15th from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Elmont Memorial Library (Room 2). Our guest speaker is Lauren Jones, Senior Planner at the Vera Institute of Justice. Refreshments will be served.

7:00pm Re-imagining Incarceration: Ending Wasted Tax Dollars at the Nassau County Correctional Center

Currently Nassau County tax dollars are invested in a failing incarceration system, which fosters recidivism, hopelessness and retribution. Imagine investing in rehabilitation, dignity and restoration of human potential. Please join the New York Civil Liberties Union, the Nassau County Jail Advocates, and The Elmont Cultural Center for a lively discussion about reimagining incarceration on Thursday, November 15th from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Elmont Memorial Library (Room 2). Our guest speaker is Lauren Jones, Senior Planner at the Vera Institute of Justice. Refreshments will be served.

7:00pm Stefan Sagmeister at SVA Strand Books

This event is free to attend. Please RSVP to sagmeister@phaidon.com. The event will be located in Room 311, 209 East 23rd Street, New York.

MFA Design and Phaidon present designer and faculty member Stefan Sagmeister of design firm Sagmesiter & Walsh, who will discuss his new book, Sagmeister & Walsh: Beauty. A book signing will follow.

7:00pm Stefan Sagmeister at SVA

This event is free to attend. Please RSVP to sagmeister@phaidon.com. The event will be located in Room 311, 209 East 23rd Street, New York.

MFA Design and Phaidon present designer and faculty member Stefan Sagmeister of design firm Sagmesiter & Walsh, who will discuss his new book, Sagmeister & Walsh: Beauty. A book signing will follow.

7:30pm Red Asia Society

Combining dance, theater, spoken text, and video, Red is a striking documentary performance that finds its point of departure from the Cultural Revolution’s canonized ballet, The Red Detachment of Women. Red revisits this iconic ballet through memories by weaving together interviews, anecdotal material from the multi-generational cast, and movements mined from the archives of the performers’ bodies. Join us for the New York premiere of this stunning new work performed by Beijing-based Living Dance Studio, led by Wen Hui, a pioneer of contemporary dance in China.

Join us for a pre-performance lecture by Zhuang Jiayun, a scholar of Chinese performance, on Thursday, November 15 and Friday, November 16 from 6:30–7 pm and a special pre-performance seminar that explores the history and repercussions of the Cultural Revolution on Saturday, November 17 from 4–6:30 pm. Each performance is followed by a Q & A session with the artists.

7:30pm Red

Combining dance, theater, spoken text, and video, Red is a striking documentary performance that finds its point of departure from the Cultural Revolution’s canonized ballet, The Red Detachment of Women. Red revisits this iconic ballet through memories by weaving together interviews, anecdotal material from the multi-generational cast, and movements mined from the archives of the performers’ bodies. Join us for the New York premiere of this stunning new work performed by Beijing-based Living Dance Studio, led by Wen Hui, a pioneer of contemporary dance in China.

Join us for a pre-performance lecture by Zhuang Jiayun, a scholar of Chinese performance, on Thursday, November 15 and Friday, November 16 from 6:30–7 pm and a special pre-performance seminar that explores the history and repercussions of the Cultural Revolution on Saturday, November 17 from 4–6:30 pm. Each performance is followed by a Q & A session with the artists.

7:30pm Vulture Insiders Book Club With Jamel Brinkley Strand Books

Join us in the second floor art department as Boris Kachka, NY Mag's books editor, sits down with Jamel Brinkley to talk about A Lucky Man, his National Book Award finalist collection of stories.

In the nine expansive, searching stories of A Lucky Man, fathers and sons attempt to salvage relationships with friends and family members and confront mistakes made in the past. An imaginative young boy from the Bronx goes swimming with his group from day camp at a backyard pool in the suburbs, and faces the effects of power and privilege in ways he can barely grasp. A teen intent on proving himself a man through the all-night revel of J’Ouvert can’t help but look out for his impressionable younger brother. A pair of college boys on the prowl follow two girls home from a party and have to own the uncomfortable truth of their desires. And at a capoeira conference, two brothers grapple with how to tell the story of their family, caught in the dance of their painful, fractured history.

7:30pm Vulture Insiders Book Club With Jamel Brinkley

Join us in the second floor art department as Boris Kachka, NY Mag's books editor, sits down with Jamel Brinkley to talk about A Lucky Man, his National Book Award finalist collection of stories.

In the nine expansive, searching stories of A Lucky Man, fathers and sons attempt to salvage relationships with friends and family members and confront mistakes made in the past. An imaginative young boy from the Bronx goes swimming with his group from day camp at a backyard pool in the suburbs, and faces the effects of power and privilege in ways he can barely grasp. A teen intent on proving himself a man through the all-night revel of J’Ouvert can’t help but look out for his impressionable younger brother. A pair of college boys on the prowl follow two girls home from a party and have to own the uncomfortable truth of their desires. And at a capoeira conference, two brothers grapple with how to tell the story of their family, caught in the dance of their painful, fractured history.

8:30pm Everyone Is Sad Magnet Theater

"Everyone Is Sad" is a stand-up show for comedic performers who are relatively new to stand up and experienced stand-ups alike! These performers may appear happy doing improv, sketch, and musical improv--but they are all very tormented and sad and want to stand alone on stage.

8:30pm Everyone Is Sad

"Everyone Is Sad" is a stand-up show for comedic performers who are relatively new to stand up and experienced stand-ups alike! These performers may appear happy doing improv, sketch, and musical improv--but they are all very tormented and sad and want to stand alone on stage.

Friday November 16, 2018 Nov 16, 2018
12:00pm Birds of a Feather! Children's Museum of the Arts

Animate your favorite birds going home for the winter!

12:00pm Birds of a Feather!

Animate your favorite birds going home for the winter!

12:00pm Songwriting Children's Museum of the Arts

Using musical recording software, create an original collaborative song!

12:00pm Songwriting

Using musical recording software, create an original collaborative song!

12:00pm Tiny Islands Children's Museum of the Arts

From the beautiful shores of Tobago to the archipelagos of Indonesia, Island life is truly a beautiful thing. Sculpt your favorite tiny Island today!

12:00pm Tiny Islands

From the beautiful shores of Tobago to the archipelagos of Indonesia, Island life is truly a beautiful thing. Sculpt your favorite tiny Island today!

12:00pm Power Symbol Quilt Children's Museum of the Arts

What symbol do you think of when you think of “togetherness”? Using fabric and paint, create a square symbol of unity and inclusion. Everyones symbol can be a part of the huge collaborative quilt!

12:00pm Power Symbol Quilt

What symbol do you think of when you think of “togetherness”? Using fabric and paint, create a square symbol of unity and inclusion. Everyones symbol can be a part of the huge collaborative quilt!

12:00pm Collaborative Thanksgiving Table Children's Museum of the Arts

November is the month for giving thanks! Using upcycled materials, work together to fill our potluck table with food, cutlery, glasses and decorated paper “napkins” for a meal everyone can join in on.

12:00pm Collaborative Thanksgiving Table

November is the month for giving thanks! Using upcycled materials, work together to fill our potluck table with food, cutlery, glasses and decorated paper “napkins” for a meal everyone can join in on.

12:00pm The Big Picture Children's Museum of the Arts

We’ve got some huge cardboard puzzle pieces ready to be decorated! What makes you unique? Use that as inspiration to personalize a puzzle piece then slot it into the huge puzzle. Watch it come together as a representation of the CMA community by the end of the week!

12:00pm The Big Picture

We’ve got some huge cardboard puzzle pieces ready to be decorated! What makes you unique? Use that as inspiration to personalize a puzzle piece then slot it into the huge puzzle. Watch it come together as a representation of the CMA community by the end of the week!

1:00pm Watch Live: Grassroots Advocacy Kickoff Call Innocence Project

We’re gearing up to work on 7 reforms in 25 states, and we need your help to win these criminal justice reforms. Join Innocence Project Director of Policy Rebecca Brown and Community Manager Alicia Maule for a conversation on how we can work together to fix this broken criminal justice system.

1:00pm Watch Live: Grassroots Advocacy Kickoff Call

We’re gearing up to work on 7 reforms in 25 states, and we need your help to win these criminal justice reforms. Join Innocence Project Director of Policy Rebecca Brown and Community Manager Alicia Maule for a conversation on how we can work together to fix this broken criminal justice system.

3:00pm CMA Art Station at Union Square Holiday Market Children's Museum of the Arts

Join CMA in Union Square for art-making during the annual Holiday Market! CMA Teaching Artists will be leading hands on workshops on weekday afternoons and weekends November 15 through December 24.

Find the booth in the Southeast corner of Union Square!

3:00pm CMA Art Station at Union Square Holiday Market

Join CMA in Union Square for art-making during the annual Holiday Market! CMA Teaching Artists will be leading hands on workshops on weekday afternoons and weekends November 15 through December 24.

Find the booth in the Southeast corner of Union Square!

6:00pm LGBT Connections Night at Leo Bar Asia Society

Enjoy a fabulous evening of networking, art, and ambiance with the LGBT community, and make new professional and personal connections. Don't miss a night filled with intriguing people, cocktails, and culture!

6:00pm LGBT Connections Night at Leo Bar

Enjoy a fabulous evening of networking, art, and ambiance with the LGBT community, and make new professional and personal connections. Don't miss a night filled with intriguing people, cocktails, and culture!

6:30pm YAK Art Slam Children's Museum of the Arts

CMA Art Slams are free after hours art parties for 6th-9th graders on the 3rd Friday of every month.

6:30pm YAK Art Slam

CMA Art Slams are free after hours art parties for 6th-9th graders on the 3rd Friday of every month.

6:30pm Women on Manhwa: The Future of Korean Comics Korea Society

While male-focused narratives have led Western and American comics, manhwa (Korean comics) are leading the charge for women and gaining popularity as a cultural export, reaching fans worldwide via mobile apps. Artists Narae Lee, Ministry of Culture Grand Prize winner, and Kyungran Park discuss their craft at The Korea Society. Sun Bang, CEO of TappyToon, provides insight into this rapidly expanding global industry. 

Talk followed by Q&A and networking reception.

6:30pm Women on Manhwa: The Future of Korean Comics

While male-focused narratives have led Western and American comics, manhwa (Korean comics) are leading the charge for women and gaining popularity as a cultural export, reaching fans worldwide via mobile apps. Artists Narae Lee, Ministry of Culture Grand Prize winner, and Kyungran Park discuss their craft at The Korea Society. Sun Bang, CEO of TappyToon, provides insight into this rapidly expanding global industry. 

Talk followed by Q&A and networking reception.

7:00pm The Writers Studio Reading Series Presents The Pushcart Prize XLIII: Best Of Small Presses 2019 Strand Books

The Writers Studio, in partnership with The Strand Bookstore, is pleased to present The Pushcart Prize XLIII - Best of the Small Presses 2019. Published every year since 1976, The Pushcart Prize is the most honored literary project in America, featuring hundreds of presses and writers of short stories, poetry, and essays in its annual collections. Come together and connect with our writers' community, with readings by:

  • Cortney Lamar Charleston
  • Rick Moody
  • Thylias Moss
  • Oliver de la Paz
  • Marisa Silver

Introduction by founder/editor BILL HENDERSON.

7:00pm The Writers Studio Reading Series Presents The Pushcart Prize XLIII: Best Of Small Presses 2019

The Writers Studio, in partnership with The Strand Bookstore, is pleased to present The Pushcart Prize XLIII - Best of the Small Presses 2019. Published every year since 1976, The Pushcart Prize is the most honored literary project in America, featuring hundreds of presses and writers of short stories, poetry, and essays in its annual collections. Come together and connect with our writers' community, with readings by:

  • Cortney Lamar Charleston
  • Rick Moody
  • Thylias Moss
  • Oliver de la Paz
  • Marisa Silver

Introduction by founder/editor BILL HENDERSON.

7:00pm Fazil’s Dance Studio and Flamenco Celebration City Lore

On 8th Avenue between 46th and 47th Streets in Manhattan, a worn-down tenement building was once home to Fazil’s Studio, a legendary dance rehearsal space. Many of the world’s great companies, along with up-and-comers, worked and sweated through their choreography in its halls. Marcel Rosa-Salas, the daughter of a flamenco dancer, considered it a second home. Ode to Fazil’s is her tribute to an iconic monument of New York City dance. Join us for a film screening followed by a flamenco performance and the launch of Elaine Norman’s new book, Flamenco at Fazil’s.

Q&A with filmmaker and dancer Sandra Rivera.

Dance by Nelida Tirado and accompanied by guitarist Raphael Brunn and vocalist Juan Pedro Jiménez.

7:00pm Fazil’s Dance Studio and Flamenco Celebration

On 8th Avenue between 46th and 47th Streets in Manhattan, a worn-down tenement building was once home to Fazil’s Studio, a legendary dance rehearsal space. Many of the world’s great companies, along with up-and-comers, worked and sweated through their choreography in its halls. Marcel Rosa-Salas, the daughter of a flamenco dancer, considered it a second home. Ode to Fazil’s is her tribute to an iconic monument of New York City dance. Join us for a film screening followed by a flamenco performance and the launch of Elaine Norman’s new book, Flamenco at Fazil’s.

Q&A with filmmaker and dancer Sandra Rivera.

Dance by Nelida Tirado and accompanied by guitarist Raphael Brunn and vocalist Juan Pedro Jiménez.

7:00pm Rep. Tulsi Gabbard + Chandrika Tandon: Life in Service of Others Rubin Museum

Tulsi Gabbard—the first Hindu to be elected to Congress, representing Hawaii’s second district since 2013—joins in conversation with Chandrika Tandon, a Grammy-nominated artist, humanitarian, and business leader. Their discussion will center on what values and insights our society needs to adopt in forging social and environmental policy for a sustainable future.

I chose to take the oath of office with my personal copy of the Bhagavad Gita because its teachings have inspired me to be a servant-leader, dedicating my life in the service of others and to my country.  
- Tulsi Gabbard

7:00pm Rep. Tulsi Gabbard + Chandrika Tandon: Life in Service of Others

Tulsi Gabbard—the first Hindu to be elected to Congress, representing Hawaii’s second district since 2013—joins in conversation with Chandrika Tandon, a Grammy-nominated artist, humanitarian, and business leader. Their discussion will center on what values and insights our society needs to adopt in forging social and environmental policy for a sustainable future.

I chose to take the oath of office with my personal copy of the Bhagavad Gita because its teachings have inspired me to be a servant-leader, dedicating my life in the service of others and to my country.  
- Tulsi Gabbard

7:30pm Red Asia Society

Combining dance, theater, spoken text, and video, Red is a striking documentary performance that finds its point of departure from the Cultural Revolution’s canonized ballet, The Red Detachment of Women. Red revisits this iconic ballet through memories by weaving together interviews, anecdotal material from the multi-generational cast, and movements mined from the archives of the performers’ bodies. Join us for the New York premiere of this stunning new work performed by Beijing-based Living Dance Studio, led by Wen Hui, a pioneer of contemporary dance in China.

Join us for a pre-performance lecture by Zhuang Jiayun, a scholar of Chinese performance, on Thursday, November 15 and Friday, November 16 from 6:30–7 pm and a special pre-performance seminar that explores the history and repercussions of the Cultural Revolution on Saturday, November 17 from 4–6:30 pm. Each performance is followed by a Q & A session with the artists.

7:30pm Red

Combining dance, theater, spoken text, and video, Red is a striking documentary performance that finds its point of departure from the Cultural Revolution’s canonized ballet, The Red Detachment of Women. Red revisits this iconic ballet through memories by weaving together interviews, anecdotal material from the multi-generational cast, and movements mined from the archives of the performers’ bodies. Join us for the New York premiere of this stunning new work performed by Beijing-based Living Dance Studio, led by Wen Hui, a pioneer of contemporary dance in China.

Join us for a pre-performance lecture by Zhuang Jiayun, a scholar of Chinese performance, on Thursday, November 15 and Friday, November 16 from 6:30–7 pm and a special pre-performance seminar that explores the history and repercussions of the Cultural Revolution on Saturday, November 17 from 4–6:30 pm. Each performance is followed by a Q & A session with the artists.

8:00pm Bill Whelan Presents: Emily Flack and Seamus Flaherty Irish Arts Center

Bill Whelan’s eminence as the Grammy-winning composer of Riverdance is well known. Perhaps less popularly understood—but deeply appreciated among artists—is his role as a champion of the next generation of Irish talent. 

This season we are proud to welcome Whelan back to Irish Arts Center for a new series, Bill Whelan Presents, featuring the composer at the piano alongside some of the most dynamic young singers, dancers, and musicians emerging out of Ireland and North America.
 
Join us in the intimate Irish Arts Center theatre as Whelan is joined by Canadian singer-songwriter and step-dancer Emily Flack and the multi-talented sean-nós singer, dancer, and harpist Séamus Flaherty from Connemara. Accompanying them will be Erik Alvar (bass), Alan Murray(guitar), Shane O'Sullivan (percussion), and Haley Richardson (fiddle).

8:00pm Bill Whelan Presents: Emily Flack and Seamus Flaherty

Bill Whelan’s eminence as the Grammy-winning composer of Riverdance is well known. Perhaps less popularly understood—but deeply appreciated among artists—is his role as a champion of the next generation of Irish talent. 

This season we are proud to welcome Whelan back to Irish Arts Center for a new series, Bill Whelan Presents, featuring the composer at the piano alongside some of the most dynamic young singers, dancers, and musicians emerging out of Ireland and North America.
 
Join us in the intimate Irish Arts Center theatre as Whelan is joined by Canadian singer-songwriter and step-dancer Emily Flack and the multi-talented sean-nós singer, dancer, and harpist Séamus Flaherty from Connemara. Accompanying them will be Erik Alvar (bass), Alan Murray(guitar), Shane O'Sullivan (percussion), and Haley Richardson (fiddle).

Saturday November 17, 2018 Nov 17, 2018
12:00am Sermons for Safe Streets Transportation Alternatives

Join religious leaders of every faith in every borough on the weekend of November 16 - 18 to commemorate World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.

Imagine if all peoples and all religions come together as one, to pray for a day when there are no more senseless deaths and injuries due to reckless driving. All faith leaders can use their pulpits, prayers and programming to remind communities it is up to each and every one of us to make sure this happens, that we are all responsible for each other and must: slow down, pay attention, and  support solutions that save lives

12:00am Sermons for Safe Streets

Join religious leaders of every faith in every borough on the weekend of November 16 - 18 to commemorate World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.

Imagine if all peoples and all religions come together as one, to pray for a day when there are no more senseless deaths and injuries due to reckless driving. All faith leaders can use their pulpits, prayers and programming to remind communities it is up to each and every one of us to make sure this happens, that we are all responsible for each other and must: slow down, pay attention, and  support solutions that save lives

9:00am Camp SAY Across the USA: Memphis Stuttering Association for the Young

This free two-day camp helps young people who stutter (ages 8-18) develop self-confidence, improve communication skills, and build community.

Camp SAY Across the USA: Memphis offers team-building and confidence-building exercises, plus a broad range of fun games and group activities to choose from, ranging from improvisation to arts and crafts. Campers also participate in small groups to create an original artistic work — such as a play, poem, song, dance, or visual art piece — under the guidance of Camp SAY’s seasoned leadership staff and the Orpheum’s teaching artists and programming staff.

Camp SAY culminates with campers participating in an inspiring presentation, where they share their original work with a supportive audience of caregivers, families, and friends (each child can choose whether or not they wish to participate in this final presentation). It’s truly a time of celebration and empowerment, with each child receiving the time they need to express themselves fully!

Camp SAY offers an exceptional staff-to-camper ratio, with counselors who are experts at working with young people who stutter. Camp also includes an optional parent education workshop and support group, where parents can learn more about stuttering, share their experiences, and meet other parents of kids and teens who stutter.

Each camper receives a free camp T-shirt, and camp includes all programming supplies, plus breakfast and lunch daily.

9:00am Camp SAY Across the USA: Memphis

This free two-day camp helps young people who stutter (ages 8-18) develop self-confidence, improve communication skills, and build community.

Camp SAY Across the USA: Memphis offers team-building and confidence-building exercises, plus a broad range of fun games and group activities to choose from, ranging from improvisation to arts and crafts. Campers also participate in small groups to create an original artistic work — such as a play, poem, song, dance, or visual art piece — under the guidance of Camp SAY’s seasoned leadership staff and the Orpheum’s teaching artists and programming staff.

Camp SAY culminates with campers participating in an inspiring presentation, where they share their original work with a supportive audience of caregivers, families, and friends (each child can choose whether or not they wish to participate in this final presentation). It’s truly a time of celebration and empowerment, with each child receiving the time they need to express themselves fully!

Camp SAY offers an exceptional staff-to-camper ratio, with counselors who are experts at working with young people who stutter. Camp also includes an optional parent education workshop and support group, where parents can learn more about stuttering, share their experiences, and meet other parents of kids and teens who stutter.

Each camper receives a free camp T-shirt, and camp includes all programming supplies, plus breakfast and lunch daily.

9:30am Stripes WEE for Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder Children's Museum of the Arts

By exploring different art mediums, this class focuses on sensory experiences while building motor skills, self-regulated independence and social skills. Families also participate in music, and movement exercises.

CMA’s Inclusive Saturday Classes provide a free opportunity for children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and their family and friends. CMA Teaching Artists are trained in facilitating structured workshops are specifically designed to help children with autism develop social skills, creative problem-solving, and expression through art. The program’s supportive environment also helps strengthen family ties and builds a sense of community for families affected by autism.

9:30am Stripes WEE for Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder

By exploring different art mediums, this class focuses on sensory experiences while building motor skills, self-regulated independence and social skills. Families also participate in music, and movement exercises.

CMA’s Inclusive Saturday Classes provide a free opportunity for children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and their family and friends. CMA Teaching Artists are trained in facilitating structured workshops are specifically designed to help children with autism develop social skills, creative problem-solving, and expression through art. The program’s supportive environment also helps strengthen family ties and builds a sense of community for families affected by autism.

9:30am Stripes Media Lab for Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder Children's Museum of the Arts

This class uses art and technology to build peer-to-peer relationships and digital storytelling skills. Families will look closely at an exhibiting artwork for inspiration for their collaborative film. Students will incorporate a variety of animation and sound techniques while exploring various art mediums. Program takes place in CMA’s Media Lab and Sound Booth.

CMA’s Inclusive Saturday Classes provide a free opportunity for children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and their family and friends. CMA Teaching Artists are trained in facilitating structured workshops are specifically designed to help children with autism develop social skills, creative problem-solving, and expression through art. The program’s supportive environment also helps strengthen family ties and builds a sense of community for families affected by autism.

9:30am Stripes Media Lab for Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder

This class uses art and technology to build peer-to-peer relationships and digital storytelling skills. Families will look closely at an exhibiting artwork for inspiration for their collaborative film. Students will incorporate a variety of animation and sound techniques while exploring various art mediums. Program takes place in CMA’s Media Lab and Sound Booth.

CMA’s Inclusive Saturday Classes provide a free opportunity for children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and their family and friends. CMA Teaching Artists are trained in facilitating structured workshops are specifically designed to help children with autism develop social skills, creative problem-solving, and expression through art. The program’s supportive environment also helps strengthen family ties and builds a sense of community for families affected by autism.

10:00am Cozy Animal Busts Children's Museum of the Arts

Sculpt a bust of your favorite animal all decked out for the cold weather in funky scarves and colorful hats!

10:00am Cozy Animal Busts

Sculpt a bust of your favorite animal all decked out for the cold weather in funky scarves and colorful hats!

10:00am CMA Art Station at Union Square Holiday Market Children's Museum of the Arts

Join CMA in Union Square for art-making during the annual Holiday Market! CMA Teaching Artists will be leading hands on workshops on weekday afternoons and weekends November 15 through December 24.

Find the booth in the Southeast corner of Union Square!

10:00am CMA Art Station at Union Square Holiday Market

Join CMA in Union Square for art-making during the annual Holiday Market! CMA Teaching Artists will be leading hands on workshops on weekday afternoons and weekends November 15 through December 24.

Find the booth in the Southeast corner of Union Square!

10:00am Colors of The Wind Children's Museum of the Arts

Animate the falling autumn leaves in different parts of the world! Can think of all the colors?

10:00am Colors of The Wind

Animate the falling autumn leaves in different parts of the world! Can think of all the colors?

10:00am Power Symbol Quilt Children's Museum of the Arts

What symbol do you think of when you think of “togetherness”? Using fabric and paint, create a square symbol of unity and inclusion. Everyones symbol can be a part of the huge collaborative quilt!

10:00am Power Symbol Quilt

What symbol do you think of when you think of “togetherness”? Using fabric and paint, create a square symbol of unity and inclusion. Everyones symbol can be a part of the huge collaborative quilt!

10:00am Collaborative Thanksgiving Table Children's Museum of the Arts

November is the month for giving thanks! Using upcycled materials, work together to fill our potluck table with food, cutlery, glasses and decorated paper “napkins” for a meal everyone can join in on.

10:00am Collaborative Thanksgiving Table

November is the month for giving thanks! Using upcycled materials, work together to fill our potluck table with food, cutlery, glasses and decorated paper “napkins” for a meal everyone can join in on.

10:00am Team T-Shirts Children's Museum of the Arts

Using the t-shirt paper cutouts, design a uniform for the team anyone in the world can join. What name, mascot, or symbols would be best for communicating that everyone can be included?