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Tue Oct
14
8:30a - 2:30p

7th Annual Urban Education Symposium

Presented by Storefront Academy Harlem


On Tuesday, October 14th from 8:30am-2:30pm, Storefront Academy Harlem (formerly The Children’s Storefront) will host its 7th Annual Urban Education Symposium at Baruch College (151 E. 25th Street, 7th Floor), featuring workshops focused on educating urban youth, and capped off by a keynote address from Eric J. Cooper, award-winning educator, radio host, frequent Huffington Post commentator, author, and Founder and President of National Urban Alliance for Effective Education.
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Wed Oct
15

LOSING OUR WAY: AN EVENING WITH BOB HERBERT AND LESLEY STAHL

Presented by DEMOS


OCT. 15 Please join Demos and the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service for a lively conversation between two of America’s most experienced and empathetic journalists. Bob Herbert and Lesley Stahl will discuss Herbert’s much- anticipated new book, Losing Our Way: An Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America (Doubleday).
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Fri Oct
17

The Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir

Presented by BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center


The Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir is a company of 15 Singers and 4 Traditional Senegalese Drummers, founded in 1950 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s Ambassador Artist for Peace, Mr. Julien Jouga, a fervent musician dedicated to the development of Catholic choral singing of a diverse repertoire from Gregorian chants to polyphony inspired by the indigenous harmonic forms of Senegalese music.
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Sat Oct
25

Peter Cincotti

Presented by BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center


Peter Cincotti, singer- songwriter-pianist and native New Yorker, began playing piano at the age of three. By the age of 18 he was being called “one of the most promising singer-pianists of the next generation” by the New York Times. In 2003, Peter’s debut album reached #1 on the Billboard jazz charts, making Cincotti the youngest artist ever to do so. Hailed as “the rebirth of cool” by Elle magazine, Peter explores musical styles that blend pop, rock, blues and jazz, infusing each new song he writes with originality and startling energy.
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Sat Oct
25

Hatched

Presented by BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center


Hatched is an Interactive play for babies, Toddlers, Preschoolers & their siblings. Hatched is a beautiful tale, told through live music, dance, theater and puppets. Hatched, written and directed by Mara McEwin, is the original performance of a newborn chick emerging from her shell at sunrise to a strange and busy world. “Just Perfect!” raves NYC Parent. Treehouse Shakers is a dance-theater company committed to creating work that encourages people to experience their feelings and their connection to the greater community. Ages BABIES & Up. Children under 2 do not require a ticket unless they are occupying their own seat.
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Thu Nov
13

Metropolis!

Presented by BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center


Metropolis!, from Shenzhen, China, is a highly entertaining musical extravaganza with a variety of delightful songs and high energy choreography that includes modern, hip hop, ballet, salsa and acrobatic dance styles. World Wide Stage’s production of Metropolis celebrates Shenzhen’s magical transformation from a small fishing village into the vibrant world class city it is today. Great fun for the entire family.
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Thu Dec
4
6:00p - 8:00p

Confronting Climate Change: Insights from the Anti-Nuclear Movement

Presented by Center for Public Scholarship


This conversation will examine what the nuclear disarmament movement can teach us about unifying the climate action movement and effecting change through policy.
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Mon Dec
8
6:00p - 8:00p

Empathy and Morality, 7th in the Public Voices series

Presented by Center for Public Scholarship


Is empathy necessary for morality, or can morality prevail in the absence of empathy? Join experts discussing this question:
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Thu Feb
12
Fri Feb
13

The Fear of Art, 32nd in the Social Research conference series

Presented by Center for Public Scholarship


Artists continue to be imprisoned and exiled and art continues to be banned and destroyed, all of which gives evidence of the power of images to unsettle, to speak truth to power, to question our cherished cultural norms or our ideas about what is sacred.
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