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A 4-week professional development series presented by Staten Island Arts with a focus on where art meets community and business. This series is presented in partnership with SI MakerSpace and Live With Design.
DECEMBER 11. SITE VISIT/FIELD TRIP TO A (GREEN) PASSIVE HOUSE CONSTRUCTION SITE. NY City Architect Chris Benedict, R.A., will walk us through the construction site of the Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizen Council’s 100% affordable housing development will explain Passive House construction standards and the principles of super insulation, tight building and apartment construction, reducing thermal bridging, and heat recapture/exchange. Passive House construction may be accomplished at the same costs as general construction methods and save from 70% to 90% of standard energy usage. We will also get a chance to understand up-close all the building systems, proper installation, maintenance & repair, including the Passive House (Green) aspects of the building envelope, mechanical, electrical, heating and heat recapture & redistribution, cooling and plumbing systems, orientation, etc. Please note new class time and location. This class will meet promptly at 10:45am at the site: 803 Knickerbocker Avenue, Brooklyn. REGISTER FOR DETAILS: http://www.nycharities.org/eve nts/EventLevels.aspx? ETID=6563. COST: Single sessions (admits 1): $30.
The Maysles Documentary Center in association with Zero Point Zero Production and The New York Society for Ethical Culture is proud to present a conversation about film and food with Anthony Bourdain and Albert Maysles, featuring special guest Marcus Samuelsson. We will feature clips from legendary documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles' genre defining work in film, and Emmy award winning chef, author and travel journalist Anthony Bourdain's Part's Unknown television series. Join us as the two speak about the art of auteur filmmaking, serendipitous dining, and how cameras connect diverse peoples around the globe. All proceeds to benefit the Maysles Documentary Center.
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As the man who directs the entirety of the Second Avenue Subway construction project, Program Executive Bill Goodrich will present an overview of subway construction progress in 2013. The presentation will highlight construction milestones achieved in 2013 and anticipate milestones that MTA Capital Construction expects to achieve in the coming year. This event is part of the CIC’s evening public programming series.
LADIES & GENTLEMEN…BOYS & GIRLS…FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY…ALL TICKETS TO THE BIG APPLE CIRCUS WILL BENEFIT CITYMEALS-ON-WHEELSPresented by CITYMEALS-ON-WHEELS
For one night only – on Friday, December 13th – 100% of all tickets purchased for The Big Apple Circus’ 6:30 p.m. show, will benefit Citymeals-on-Wheels and provide thousands of frail, homebound elderly New Yorkers with a lifeline of nutritious home-delivered meals and companionship. The evening is made possible through the generosity of a longtime friend of Citymeals. With no seat more than 50-feet from ringside, this season’s show, Luminocity, will dazzle audience members with the “high-spirits and pulse-racing thrills of the World’s Greatest Circus Artists.” Performances by high-flying trapeze artists, amazing dog tricks, clowns, jugglers, an irrepressible flimflam man, acrobats, a cavalcade of magnificent steeds and wire- walkers make up the fun- filled, action-packed two-hour event.
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BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, in partnership with ArtsPower, proudly presents Jigsaw Jones and The Case of the Class Clown performing on Saturday, December 14 at 1:30PM. Jigsaw Jones is a part of BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center’s 2013-2014 Family Theater Season, featuring plays, musicals, puppetry, concerts and dance for all ages. Athena Lorenzo has been slimed and she doesn't think it's very funny. Someone in Ms. Gleason's class is playing practical jokes. Theodore “Jigsaw” Jones claims to be the very first detective in the whole school. It's up to Jigsaw and his friend Mila to investigate the sliming and track down the class clown. This could be their stickiest case yet! Brimming with music, charm, and humor, this new production from ArtsPower – based on the book by renowned author James Preller - touches upon the topics of friendship, bullying and trust and will make audiences laugh as they learn the secret codes that Jigsaw must decipher to solve the mystery. Membership, call Ticketing Services at (212) 220-1460. Single tickets can also be purchased by visiting our website at http://tribecapac.org/children-families or by visiting the Box Office at 199 Chambers Street, Tues-Sat from 12PM – 6PM.
Date: December 7th, 2013 | Saturday Time: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm (1 hour lunch) Location: 36 East 30th Street, New York, NY 10016 Price: $95 | Members: $85.50 Registration deadline: December 9th So you’re eager to start practicing in your own darkroom, but can’t quite wrap your head around all of that chemistry stuff. If you want to take that leap into readiness, this is the workshop for you! Post will lead a comprehensive workshop in chemical safety and mixing techniques for 19th century photography in the 21st Century. Mastering these techniques will ensure that you will always be able to create photographic emulsions, regardless of what happens to major film suppliers during the digital revolution. Enter the world of advanced DIY and learn to make your own photographic emulsion! This class will go over practical safety measures when mixing, storing and trying not to inhale or ignite various chemicals. We will answer questions like: Can I mix this type of acid with this type of chemical? Is it safe to store this in a hot darkroom? How does humidity affect the longevity of this dry chemical? Can I pour this down the drain? This class will demonstrate how to mix Cyanotypes, Vandykes, Albumen, Salt Printing, Wet Plate Collodion, Kallitypes, Platinum and Palladium and its many developers. Every student will be able to purchase a “kit” of their choice at a special discounted rate, and leave with a safety plan for their own darkroom. When registering for this course, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org listing which kit you would like to purchase. Kits available for purchase will be: Cyanotype kit – $13.20 Vandyke kit – $30.80 Kallitype Kit with black or brown dev. (other developers will be demonstrated) – $44.00 Platinium Kit, 25ml PT with ammonium cit or Pot Ox developer (other developers will be demonstrated) – $212.00 Palladium kit 50ml of PD with ammonium cit or pot ox developer – $181.50 PT/PD combo kit 25ml of PT and 50ml PD and a developer (see above) – $320.00 Silver nitrate for matte albumen and or salt printing – $16.50 for 125ml Mixing for the Wet Plate Process – kit unavailable, demo only Please note that these are special discounted prices only for this class.
Over 40 independent and local artisan vendors!! New Vendors at every market event! Local, Artisan, and Vintage Gifts! Food and Pastries! Brunch and Alcohol! And more!!! Kid Friendly! Date Friendly!
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