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Thu Jul
24
06:00p - 08:00p

WHO IS OUR BODY? WHAT DOES SHE/HE SAY?

Presented by Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art


All Out Arts Fresh Fruit Festival in conjunction with the Leslie-Lohman Museum presents four short experimental films about the body. Including the American Premier “Unfished” by Law Suifung, the first experimental film on transgender issues by Asian filmmaker. “Change Over Time” by dir Ewan Durate, records his female-to- male transition. On a lighter note, we watch body painter Neil Curtis as he prepares for his New York City debut at the Leslie-Lohman Museum and “If You Are Auditioning For A Lesbian You Already Have the Part” directed by Eli Rarey, an investigation in what it means to be a “lesbian”.
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Categories: Arts, Community, Museums, Programs


Fri Jul
25
:p - 10:00p

Raising GreenspaceNYC 2: Fundraiser and Concert

Presented by GreenspaceNYC


Our aim this year is to raise funds to host a month-long community storefront in Spring/Summer 2015. Earlier this Spring, GreenspaceNYC celebrated its 3rd birthday. GreenspaceNYC (www.greenspacenyc.org) is a non- profit collaborative that develops and curates free educational programming, hands-on workshops, and public design projects that encourage dialogue, enliven public spaces, and promote the future of a more equitable and sustainable city. Activities take place at public parks, sidewalks, plazas, vacant lots, community gardens, hacker spaces, cultural institutions, and local businesses. GreenspaceNYC is fiscally sponsored by Fractured Atlas, giving it its status as a 501(c)(3) and receives material sponsorship from Material for the Arts (NYC Office of Cultural Affairs).
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Categories: Community, Programs, Theater


Fri Jul
25
:p - 8:p

Meet the artist event with Benigna Chilla

Presented by Tibet House US


Please join Ms. Chilla, an artist, author and teacher, as she discusses her recent exhibition Transmutations, featuring her new series of large scale paintings created after her recent stay in Bhutan. Vivid yet meditative, these works employ architectural, geometric and symmetric natural forms, Bhutanese design elements, textiles and tangkas. A native of Germany and graduate of Berlin's Academy of Fine Arts, Benigna lives and works in upstate New York and exhibits internationally.She has had over 40 solo exhibitions nationally and internationally.
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Mon Jul
28
6:30p - 8:30p

Issues + Innovation = Impact: 100 Days before the Election

Presented by IssueVoter


IssueVoter.org is a nonpartisan, end-to-end constituent engagement tool for busy Americans to make a real, measurable impact. We are working to transform everyday citizens into political powerhouses who are informed, and then actually heard by Congress before they pass laws.
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Mon Aug
4
Fri Aug
8
10:00a - 5:30p

ClancyWorks Dance Educators Training Institute 2014

Presented by ClancyWorks Dance Company


A week of intensive professional development programs for artists teaching dance, including workshops in a variety of areas.
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Sat Aug
16
3:00p - 5:00p

CHEERS TO BROOKLYN WHISKEY

Presented by Green-Wood Cemetery


DELVE INTO THE PAST AND PRESENT OF DISTILLING… BROOKLYN STYLE
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Sat Aug
23
2:00p - 3:30p

MOCATALKS: Drawing with Oil, Ink and Soy Sauce with Zhang Hongtu

Presented by Museum of Chinese in America


What happens when soy sauce meets rice paper? How do you paint with ink in the style of Monet? What decisions does an artist make during the artistic process? From oil painting to soy sauce art, artist Zhang Hongtu demonstrates his techniques and discusses how to creatively experiment with different materials and medium.
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Wed Jun
24
7:30p - 9:00p

Year of the Horse: A conversation with Charlotte Dumas

Presented by Penumbra Foundation


Hast thou given the horse strength? hast thou clothed his neck with thunder? Job 39:19 Over the past decade, Charlotte Dumas has created unexpected and original portraits of horses from all over the world, from army horses in Rome to burial horses at Arlington National Cemetery, from logging horses in Vermont to the wild Mustangs of Nevada. Join her and Harper’s Magazine Art Director Stacey D. Clarkson on June 24 at 7:30pm for an intimate conversation about art, empathy, and humanity’s contemporary and ancient connections to the beloved Equus caballus. rsvp@penumbrafoundation.org to reserve your seat!
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Thu Jun
5
Fri Jun
6
:p - 06:30p

Personal Democracy Forum 2014

Presented by Personal Democracy Media


"Save the Internet | The Internet Saves". Two full days of talks and discussions on Open Internet and net neutrality.
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