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Wed Apr
23
:p - 12:30p

PASSIVE HOUSE CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS ANHD's 2014 CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS IN GREEN AFFORDABLE HOUSING PRODUCTION AND PRESERVATION

Presented by ASSOCIATION FOR NEIGHBORHOOD & HOUSING DEVELOPMENT


DEVELOPING, MANAGING & MAINTAINING YOUR HOUSING PORTFOLIO: Best Practices in Green Housing Development, Asset & Property Management and Facility Maintenance of Affordable Multi-Family Housing. The classes in this popular training series are geared for developers, owners, project managers, building managers, superintendents, maintenance & back office staff of nonprofit housing agencies that develop, manage and maintain affordable housing, with an emphasis on energy-efficient management, conservation and reducing operating costs. The course will be presented by affordable housing and energy experts, architects, construction managers and contractors, professional property managers & real estate professionals. Register at http://www.anhd.org/? page_id=2391
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Wed Apr
23
Wed May
7
7:15p - 8:45p

Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous: Does that include helping the poor to grow? with Gabrielle L. Kurlander

Presented by East Side Institute


F. Scott Fitzgerald famously said: “Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me.” Is that true? And what does that mean for philanthropy and social transformation? Gabrielle Kurlander examines the changing model of philanthropy, and how building coalitions of the rich and poor opens a new window on development, wealth transfer and social progress in urban America.
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Wed Apr
23
06:30p - 08:00p

When Salt Met Ice: The Ice & Ice Cream Trade in 19th-Century NYC

Presented by Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden


Join us for a tasting and lecture with Robin Weir, author of Ice Creams, Sorbets & Gelati. Hear about the history of the ice trade and how its growth spurred the popularity and availability of ices and ice cream. Learn how it was possible to make these frozen desserts for street sale and for restaurants, including the renowned Delmonico's, in an age before refrigeration. Presented in conjunction with the Culinary Historians of New York. Refreshments included.
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Wed Apr
23

Shouting at the Screen with Wyatt Cenac and Donwill

Presented by The Bell House


Join WYATT CENAC & DONWILL as they take you back to the 70s & guide you through outrageous movie classics.
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Wed Apr
23
7:00p - 9:00p

Dee Williams in Conversation with Alec Wilkinson

Presented by Blue Rider Press


Dee Williams, author of THE BIG TINY – a memoir about designing, building and living in an 84 sq ft house – in conversation with Alec Wilkinson at powerHouse Arena
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Thu Apr
24
7:00p - 8:00p

The Book of Trees at Strand Books

Presented by Princeton Architectural Press


Manuel Lima will speak on the art and history of tree imagery, from ancient Mesopotamia to modern tree diagrams. He will sign The Book of Trees.
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Thu Apr
24
07:00p - 08:30p

What Now? Jews and the Ukrainian Revolution 2014

Presented by YIVO Institute for Jewish Research


A conversation with Ukrainian Jewish community leader and World Jewish Congress vice- president Josef Zissels and scholar David Fishman.
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Thu Apr
24
7:00p - 8:00p

In Conversation: Brooklyn Street Art at the Brooklyn Museum

Presented by Brooklyn Museum


A dynamic, multimedia conversation that explores the evolution of street art stories as told by the earliest graffiti writers to today's D.I.Y. artists.
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Sat Apr
26
3:00p - 4:00p

Author Talk / Audience Participation

Presented by Shelly Reuben


Shelly Reuben, Edgar Nominated mystery novelist and private fire investigator, is coming to The Ft. Hamilton Library to talk about her new book, The Boys of Sabbath Street. The crime is arson, and the subject is…magic!
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Sun Apr
27
10:00a - 04:00p

Oil & Water Symposium

Presented by Museum of Chinese in America


The Museum of Chinese in America in New York City (MOCA) will host a scholarly symposium in conjunction with MOCA’s upcoming exhibition Oil & Water: Reinterpreting Ink, opening April 24th. The exhibition will feature the work of three renowned Chinese contemporary artists: Qiu Deshu, Wei Jia, and Zhang Hongtu, guest curated by Michelle Y. Loh.
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