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THE FORTUNE SOCIETY IS NOW RECRUITING RUNNERS TO JOIN “THE FORTUNE FLYERS” 2014 TCS NEW YORK CITY MARATHON TEAMPresented by The Fortune Society
The Fortune Society, one of the nation’s most respected re-entry agencies, is now recruiting runners to join “The Fortune Flyers,” the organization’s 2014 TCS New York City Marathon. The team will raise money to strengthen Fortune’s vital programs, including advocacy, education, health, housing, substance abuse treatment and employment services for previously incarcerated men and women. Since its inception in 2012, “The Fortune Flyers” have raised more than $53,000. The marathon takes place on Sunday, November 2, 2014.
Ballet School NY, the official training school of New York Theatre Ballet, will begin 2014-15 Dance Classes on September 15, 2014 at its new home at St. Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery at 131 East 10th Street. Registration for the 2014-2015 School Year is now open. For registration and more information, visit http://nytb.org/ballet-school- ny/2014-2015-information.
Ballet Academy East announces Auditions for the Pre-Professional Ballet Division on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 5pm at Ballet Academy East, 1651 Third Avenue, 3rd Floor, NYC. Auditions will be held for students 7-19 years old. The audition fee is $20. To register, visit www.baenyc.com, click on “Pre- Professional Division” and follow the online instructions, call 212-410-9140, or email email@example.com. Full-Year Tuition Scholarships will be awarded to select male students. Financial aid is available to deserving male and female students.
National Financial Advisor Week (NFAW) is a national event that will be held annually the third week of September in New York’s Times Square. NFAW aims to spread awareness about the positive impact financial advisors provide investors in the achievement of their financial goals.
The Broadway at Birdland concert series is proud to announce that Broadway legend Chita Rivera will headline An Evening of Song, benefiting the Art Attack Foundation. The event will take place on Monday, September 15 at 7pm at Birdland (315 West 44 Street, NYC). This one-night-only show promises an array of standards, pop hits and original songs, from top artists on Yellow Sound Label. Founded by Dan Watt, the Art Attack Foundation’s mission is to inspire community leaders, businesses, and individuals to participate and contribute in the education, enhancement and development of young performing artists. AAF is dedicated to providing opportunities, funding, and encouragement to assist young performers in realizing their full artistic potential. Chita Rivera, who is also the Chairperson of the Art Attack Foundation, will be performing. Ms. Rivera states, “Now, more than ever, young people with talent need our help with training, support, encouragement and above all opportunity. That is exactly what Art Attack provides, and why they need our help, in order to accomplish all that they achieve. That very next scholarship that is given could be the one for a future star in the arts. I am proud and delighted to be a part of this fine organization.” Participating in this song-filled evening are: TONY winner Jessie Mueller (Beautiful), BD Wong (M. Butterfly), Telly Leung, (Godspell), Andrew Lippa (Wild Party), Christopher Jackson (Holler If Ya Hear Me), Anika Larsen (Beautiful), Jim Caruso (Cast Party), songwriters Marcy Hsisler and Zina Goldrich (Dear Edwina), and many more. Helping kick off the evening will be Rosie O’Donnell, co-founder of the Maravel Arts Center, which has received scholarship support from the Art Attack Foundation. This evening will have musical direction by Emmy Award-winner Michael Croiter. . Watt says, “We nurture and support talent through scholarships, education, training, stage performances, and other cultural activities. This is our 10th year celebration and we are so excited that the artists of Yellow Sound Label have joined with us for our scholarship fundraiser. Also, Donald Webber Jr. (Motown), one of our first scholarship recipients, will be performing, showing how hard work, dedication and support from those around you can help you accomplish your dreams.” The Art Attack Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit and your tickets and any donations are tax-deductible Visit www.artattackfoundation.org to learn more.
Join Asian Women in Business as we go on a private Asian-themed gallery tour through the Chelsea art district. We will visit four galleries that are either owned by an Asian American or features Asian art, just enough to whet your interest in art and its impact on culture. Learn about trends in the art world, the up and coming artists, and art as a financial investment. We will be guided by an enthusiastic and renowned art advisor who has been intimately involved with the New York art world for over a decade. The evening will end with good cheer as we continue the conversation over wine and hors d’oeuvres.
Manhattan Basketball Training and Reebok Sports Club NY announce tryouts for the Manhattan Basketball Training Fall Program on Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 2-6pm, at the Reebok Sports Club, 160 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10023. Classes will be offered Monday through Saturday for ages 5-16. For more information or to register, visit www.manhattanbasketballtraining.com.