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ANNUAL ORCHID
DAY



Learn basics
of beginner, intermediate & advanced orchid care; NY Horticultural Society,
128 W. 58th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), reg. req. 212-757-0915; 10, $65.


 


BOOK PARTY/FORUM
FOR A HUBERT HENRY HARRISON READER



Celebrate the
"father of Harlem radicalism" w/author Jeff Perry; Brecht Forum, 122
W. 27th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 212-242-4201; 7:30, $6.


 


HEALTH ISSUES
ANONYMOUS



Twelve-step
group for those living w/a health concern; St. Luke’s Roosevelt Center,
324 W. 108th St., #305 (betw. B’way & Riverside Dr.), 212-362-7214;
5:30-7, free.


 


ISRAELI FOLK-DANCING
WEDNESDAYS



Event draws
large crowd, w/beginners picking up moves in introductory lesson & sticking
around to groove w/more advanced dancers later on; 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington
Ave. (92nd St.), 212-415-5500; 6:45-12:00 a.m., $9.


 


DR. SADAKO
OGATA



Former UN (you
know, that thing we’re getting kicked out of) High Commissioner for Refugees
discusses her experiences & current status of refugees around world; Japan
Society, 333 E. 47th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 212-752-3015; 6:30, $10,
$5 st.


 


SWING 46



Dance lessons
start the night off; big bands come on at 10; 349 W 46th St. (betw. 8th &
9th Aves.), 212-262-9554; 9:15, call for price.


 


Thursday 5/17


NOW



Monthly meeting
plus "Millennium Lecture" w/Anne Connors, feminist advocate who specializes
in the judicial side of domestic violence cases; Now-NYC, 150 W. 28th St., #304
(betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 212-627-9895; 6:30, call for price.


 


SANDRA BRAND



Holocaust survivor/author
of I Dared to Live speaks, plus Polish doc. of her life screens; Workmen’s
Circle, 45 E. 33rd St. (betw. Park & Madison Aves.), RSVP 212-869-9477;
2, call for price.


 


Friday 5/18


STOOP POETRY
WORKSHOP



Serious scribes,
bring 10 copies of your work to Tribes Gallery, 285 E. 3rd St. (betw. Aves.
C & D), 212-674-3778; 7:30-9:30, $3 contrib.


 


Saturday 5/19


AFRO-BRAZILIAN
DRUMMING WORKSHOP



Focusing on
samba. BYOD (bring your own drum) please, no drumming on your thighs;
Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center, 107 Suffolk St. (Delancey St.),
888-456-5162; 4, $15.


 


TRIBAL SOUNDZ
CLASSES



"Dances
of the Voice"; Tribal Soundz, 340 E. 6th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.),
RSVP 212-673-5992; 12, $5.


 


Tuesday 5/22


DHARMA GATHERING



Learn about
Shambhala Buddhism w/Acharya Judy Lief. "Acharya" means she’s
a senior teacher, one of only 15 worldwide, under the guidance of Sakyong Mipham
Rinpoche. Session incl. meditation plus q&a; NY Shambhala Center,
118 W. 22nd St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 212-675-6544; 7, free.


 


AN EVENING
OF MENTAL INSURRECTION



Celebrate publication
of You Are Being Lied To with "master of ceremonies" Genesis
P-Orridge; Tonic, 107 Norfolk St. (betw. Delancey & Rivington Sts.), 212-358-7501;
call for time & price.



 


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