OTHER EVENTS BORDERLANDS: TEXAS POETRY REVIEW Seeks emerging …

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Seeks emerging
& established artists for Fall/Winter 2001 issue, visit www.borderlands.org
for submission & guideline info; deadline is July 1.


 


EMPIRE STATE
POSTCARD COMPETITION



Do you have
what it takes to design a postcard? Upstate, non-profit art group seeks
submissions for cash prizes, but try to avoid the women-bent-over-a-boardwalk
motif. $20 entry fee & work should be sent to All Arts Matter, P.O.
Box 513, Greenville, NY 12083 by Aug. 1; or call 518-966-4038 for more info.


 


NASHVILLE NEW
MUSIC CONFERENCE



Now accepting
submissions for four-day festival in Oct., 615-269-5454 or www.2nmc.com for
more info. All entries must be received by June 30.


 



Wednesday 6/13



ARTISTS’
SLIDE NIGHTS



The Organization
of Independent Artists hosts monthly slide show at 6th St. & Ave. B Garden,
6th St. (Ave. B), 212-674-5682 to show slides; 8:30, free.


 


HEALING CIRCLE



Join Urban
shaman Donna Henes at Mama Donna’s Tea Garden & Healing Haven, 718-857-2247
for location, res. req.; 7:30, free.


 


NEW YORK YOUNG
REPUBLICAN CLUB



Monthly meeting
feat. Harry Binswanger, director of the Ayn Rand Institute; American Association
of University Women, 111 E. 37th St. (betw. Park & Lexington Aves.), 212-533-4940;
7:30-9:30, $8, $2 st.


 


WEIL STUDIO
& JUDY ROSS TEXTILES SAMPLE SALE



Rugs, pillows,
coffee tables, lamps & more; 34 Renwick St., 3rd fl. (betw. Canal &
Spring Sts.), 212-229-0655; 12-7.


 


WELLNESS WEDNESDAYS



Weekly haven
for healing feat. stress management workshop (11 a.m.), Tai Chi at sunset (5:15)
& yoga (6:30); Riverside Park S., Hudson River (betw. 68th & 72nd Sts.),
212-408-0219; free.


 



Friday 6/15



ROOFTOP SHABBAT
DINNER



Enjoy a Shabbat
meal while mingling w/other Jewish singles at tables arranged by age group;
14th St. Y, 344 E. 14th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 212-780-0800, ext.221;
7, $25.


 


SINGLES UPBEAT
SOIREE



Introductions,
buffet, conversation & drinks in 10021, Manhattan’s richest ZIP code;
718-875-3878 for location, res. req.; 9:30, $40 [repeats Sat.].


 



Saturday 6/16



FASTPITCH SOFTBALL
IN NY



Get all American
for Father’s Day weekend w/Hall of Famer Larry Doby; Central Park, 212-736-7505
for location; 12:30.


 


LEATHER PRIDE
NIGHT AUCTION



Eighteenth
annual auction of leather & fetish clothing, toys & equipment benefits
local charities; the Roxy, 515 W. 18th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 718-497-4994;
7-11, $20, $10 adv.


 


RECORD &
CD COLLECTORS EXPO



Albums, compact
discs, tapes & memorabilia for sale; Holiday Inn, 440 W. 57th St. (betw.
10th & 11th Aves.), 973-773-6067; 10-4, $6.


 



Sunday 6/17



GOD’S
LOVE WE DELIVER



Help prepare
food for those who are HIV+ or living with AIDS; Makor, 35 W. 67th St. (betw.
Central Park W. & Columbus Ave.) 212-601-1000; 11-2.


 


REAL MEN COOK
FOR CHARITY



Good-natured
food-preparation event for Father’s Day; Harlem YMCA, 180 W. 135th
St. (betw. Lenox Ave. & Adam Clayton Powell Blvd.), 212-283-3458 or www.realmencook.com;
3-6, call for price.


 



Monday 6/18



FREE HAVOC
WORKOUTS



Different activity
each week, from yoga to kickboxing to "child’s play," all designed
to break monotony of work-out time; NY Sports Club, 34 W. 14th St. (5th Ave.),
212-337-9900; 7:45, call for price [through 6/25].


 


FRIENDLY FRENCH
CONVERSATION GROUP



Weekly readings
catering towards 18th-century French literature; 54 Carmine St. (betw. Bleecker
& Bedford Sts.), 914-803-0654; 7:30, free.



 


OTHER EVENTS BORDERLANDS: TEXAS POETRY REVIEW Seeks emerging …

Written by None - Do not Delete on . Posted in Miscellaneous, Posts.



Seeks emerging
& established artists for Fall/Winter 2001 issue, visit www.borderlands.org
for submission & guideline info; deadline is July 1.


 


CHRISTOPHER
BRIAN WOLK PLAYWRITING AWARD



The Abingdon
Theatre Co. will award $1000 to an emerging playwright. Submit three copies
of your work w/SASE to 432 W. 42nd St., 4th fl. NYC 10036 by June 1 or call
212-736-6604 for more info.


 


EMPIRE STATE
POSTCARD COMPETITION



Do you have
what it takes to design a postcard? Upstate, non-profit art group seeks
submissions for cash prizes, try to avoid the women-bent-over-a-boardwalk motif.
$20 entry fee & work should be sent to All Arts Matter, P.O. Box 513,
Greenville, NY 12083 by Aug. 1; or call 518-966-4038 for more info.


 


FUNNIEST GAY
OR LESBIAN CONTEST



Annual competition
seeks gay jokes at Stand-Up NY Comedy Club; call Bob at 212-877-4766 for more
info [through 5/31].


 


MENTOR PROGRAM



Convenant House’s
Rights of Passage seeks volunteers to share experiences w/formerly homeless
kids; 212-727-4198 for more info [through 5/31].


 


NASHVILLE NEW
MUSIC CONFERENCE



Now accepting
submissions for four-day festival in Oct., 615-269-5454 or www.2nmc.com for
more info. All entries must be received by June 30.


 


PHOTOGRAPHY
CONTEST



The International
Library of Photography will award $60,000 in prizes. Contest is free, deadline
is May 31; Send one photo in the category of people, travel, pets, children,
sports, nature, action, humor, portraiture or other to: The International Library
of Photography, #101-2611, 3600 Crondall Lane, Owings Mills, MD, 21117 or www.picture.com
for info.


 


SCHOOL GRANTS



McDonalds will
award $50,000 to help NYC teachers fund family activities, deadline is May 25th,
call 516-872-1480, ext.773 for more info.


 


THE USA SONGWRITING
COMPETITION



Fifteen categories,
$50,000 awarded. Songs must be five minutes or less & lyrics need to be
written down, $30 application fee; visit www.songwriting.net for more info.
Contests runs through May 31.


 



Wednesday 5/23



BENEFIT FOR
COLUMBIA PRESBYTERIAN MEDICAL



Center that
free breast screenings & treatment programs for uninsured women, hosts night
of performances to raise funds; 650 W. 168th St. (betw. B’way &
Ft. Washington Ave.), 212-605-5587; 6, $25-$100.


 


80TH STREET
RESIDENCE



Art facility
dedicated to helping those w/Alzheimers celebrates their first anniversary;
430 80th St. (betw. 1st & York Aves.), 212-717-8888, ext.205; 3-7, free


 


GLORIA STEINEM
AWARDS: A NATIONAL SALUTE TO WOMEN OF VISION



Yes, Gloria
herself will be there, hosting a night that honors women in positions
of power; Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, Grand Ballroom, 301 Park Ave. (50th St.), 212-742-2300,
ext.420; 6, $500-$1000.


 


NY INTERNATIONAL
TRIBAL ANTIQUES SHOW



For that room
that could use a fertility stick; Park Ave. Armory, Park Ave. (67th St.),
212-472-1180 or www.cloudband.com; 12-8:30, $15.


 


SHOWROOM SEVEN
SAMPLE SALE



Stock &
samples, sizes 6-10, cash & credit cards–Ghost, Erickson Beamon, Kitty
Boots, Whistles & Petro Zillia; 498 7th Ave., 24th fl. (betw. 37th &
38th Sts.), 212-643-4810; 10-7, free to look [continues Thurs. & Fri. 10-7].


 



Thursday 5/24


TAKE OFF
POUNDS
SENSIBLY


TOPS, a non-profit
weight loss support group, holds free open houses today & Sundays at noon;
Gracie Sq. Hospital, 420 1st Ave., 1st fl. (25th St.), 212-758-6389 or www.tops.org;
5:45, call for price [repeats Sun. at 12].


 



Friday 5/25



SINGLES UPBEAT
SOIREE



Introductions,
buffet, conversation & drinks in 10021, Manhattan’s richest ZIP code;
Penthouse at Sutton Pl. Suites, 300 E. 58th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.),
718-875-3878, res. req.; 9:30, $38 [repeats Sat.].


 



Saturday 5/26



ISRAELI FOLK
DANCING



End of season
marathon party w/guests; Bridge for Dance, 2726 B’way (104th St.),
212-620-0535; 8, $10.


 


ROCKETMOBILE



Dunkin’
Donuts’ traveling coffee crusader Rocket Man comes to NYC to save coffee
drinkers from over-priced java, you also get a chance to win the rocket
mobile; try Dunkin’ Donuts locations throughout the city & along 3rd
Ave. from 11-6.


 



Sunday 5/27



VEGOUT



Monthly potluck
for lesbians, gay, bi & transgender vegetarians–bring a vegan dish
to share; Lesbian & Gay Community Services Center, 1 Little W. 12th St.
(Hudson St.), 212-802-8655; 5-7, $5.


 



Monday 5/28



FRIENDLY FRENCH
CONVERSATION GROUP



Weekly readings
catering towards 18th-century French literature; 54 Carmine St. (betw. Bleecker
& Bedford Sts.), 914-803-0654; 7:30, free.



 


OTHER EVENTS BORDERLANDS: TEXAS POETRY REVIEW Seeks emerging …

Written by None - Do not Delete on . Posted in Miscellaneous, Posts.



Seeks emerging
& established artists for Fall/Winter 2001 issue, visit www.borderlands.org
for submission & guideline info; deadline is July 1.


 


CHRISTOPHER
BRIAN WOLK PLAYWRITING AWARD



The Abingdon
Theatre Co. will award $1000 to an emerging playwright. Submit three copies
of your work w/SASE to 432 W. 42nd St., 4th fl. NYC 10036 by June 1 or call
212-736-6604 for more info.


 


EMPIRE STATE
POSTCARD COMPETITION



Do you have
what it takes to design a postcard? Upstate, non-profit art group seeks
submissions for cash prizes, try to avoid the women-bent-over-a-boardwalk motif.
$20 entry fee & work should be sent to All Arts Matter, P.O. Box 513,
Greenville, NY 12083 by Aug. 1; or call 518-966-4038 for more info.


 


FUNNIEST GAY
OR LESBIAN CONTEST



Annual competition
seeks gay jokes at Stand-Up NY Comedy Club; call Bob at 212-877-4766 for more
info [through 5/31].


 


MENTOR PROGRAM



Convenant House’s
Rights of Passage seeks volunteers to share experiences w/formerly homeless
kids; 212-727-4198 for more info [through 5/31].


 


NASHVILLE NEW
MUSIC CONFERENCE



Now accepting
submissions for four-day festival in Oct., 615-269-5454 or www.2nmc.com for
more info. All entries must be received by June 30.


 


PHOTOGRAPHY
CONTEST



The International
Library of Photography will award $60,000 in prizes. Contest is free, deadline
is May 31; Send one photo in the category of people, travel, pets, children,
sports, nature, action, humor, portraiture or other to: The International Library
of Photography, #101-2611, 3600 Crondall Lane, Owings Mills, MD, 21117 or www.picture.com
for info.


 


SCHOOL GRANTS



McDonalds will
award $50,000 to help NYC teachers fund family activities, deadline is May 25th,
call 516-872-1480, ext.773 for more info.


 


THE USA SONGWRITING
COMPETITION



Fifteen categories,
$50,000 awarded. Songs must be five minutes or less & lyrics need to be
written down, $30 application fee; visit www.songwriting.net for more info.
Contests runs through May 31.


 



Wednesday 5/16



LIGHTHOUSE
INTERNATIONAL’S ANNUAL POSH SALE



Benefit preview
for designer sample sale feat. Calvin Klein, Versace, Kenneth Cole, Armani &
Donna Karan; 110 E. 60th St. (betw. Lexington & Park Aves.), 212-821-9300;
6-9 p.m., $100, incl. reception & free adm. [through Sat.].


 


SHOWROOM SEVEN
SAMPLE SALE



Stock &
samples, sizes 6-10, cash & credit cards–Ghost, Erickson Beamon, Kitty
Boots, Whistles & Petro Zillia; 498 7th Ave., 24th fl. (betw. 37th &
38th Sts.), 212-643-4810; 10-7, free to look [continues Thurs.-Sat. & Mon.,
through 5/25].


 


THIRTEEN/WNET



Tri-state Community
Advisory Board meeting; 450 W. 33rd St., 6th fl. (betw. 9th & 10th Aves.),
212-560-3021; 4-5, free.


 



Thursday 5/17



IRIS BALL



Annual black-tie
event held by the NYC chapter of Helen Keller Services for the Blind; St. Regis
Roof, 2 E. 55th St. (betw. 5th & Madison Aves.), 212-285-7029; 7, $350.


 


SOCIAL DISCUSSION



Dinner &
socializing for bisexuals & their supporters; NY Spaces, 131 W. 72nd St.
(betw. B’way & Columbus Ave.), 212-714-7714; 6-8, $3-$5.


 


TAKE OFF
POUNDS
SENSIBLY


TOPS, a non-profit
weight loss support group, holds free open houses today & Sundays at noon;
Gracie Sq. Hospital, 420 1st Ave., 1st fl. (25th St.), 212-758-6389 or www.tops.org;
5:45, call for price [repeats Sun. at 12].


 



Friday 5/18



STROKE ALERT
ASSESSMENT



Free screenings
at 430 E. 80th St. (betw. York & 1st Aves.), 212-717-8888, ext.204, res.
req.; 12-5:30.


 


SINGLES UPBEAT
SOIREE



Introductions,
buffet, conversation & drinks in 10021, Manhattan’s richest ZIP code;
Penthouse at Sutton Pl. Suites, 300 E. 58th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.),
718-875-3878, res. req.; 9:30, $38 [repeats Sat.].


 



Saturday 5/19



BLESSING OF
THE BICYCLES



Kick off a
safe cycling season by getting your cruiser blessed at St. John the Divine,
1047 Amsterdam Ave. (112th St.), 212-316-7449; 2, free.


 


CONTRA &
SQUARE DANCE



Beginners welcome,
no partner needed, live music, wear soft-soled nonstreet shoes; Metropolitan
Duane Church, 201 W. 13th St. (7th Ave.), 212-459-4080; 7:45, $11.


 


RECORD &
CD EXPO



Thousands of
LPs, 45s, 78s, v-discs, books, posters & photos; Embassy Ballrooms, Inn
on W. 57th, 440 W. 57th St. (betw. 9th & 10th Aves.), 973-773-6067; 10-4,
$6.


 


T.A.G. TEAM
EXHIBIT



Exhibition
& showing of designer Karim Rashid’s Bombay Sapphire glass; Pier 59,
W. 18th St. (West Side Hwy.), 718-488-0650; 10 a.m.-7 p.m., free.


 



Sunday 5/20



ISRAELI FOLK
DANCING



In the classic
tradition, w/new dances as well; Bridge for Dance, 2726 B’way (104th
St.), 212-620-0535; 8, $5.


 


NY INTERNATIONAL
TRIBAL ANTIQUES SHOW



For that room
that could use a fertility stick; Park Ave. Armory, Park Ave. (67th St.),
212-472-1180 or www.cloudband.com; 12-8:30, $15 [repeats Mon. & Tues. 12-8:30,
through 5/23].


 


NYC CAMERA
SHOW & SALE



New & used
cameras, darkroom equipment & accessories; Embassy Ballrooms, Holiday Inn,
440 W. 57th St. (betw. 9th & 10th Aves.), 973-472-5460; 10-3, $6.


 


POTLUCK DINNER



Bring a dish
& "the farmer" will offer tips on buying local produce; Arrow
Community, 35-38 35th St. (36th Ave.), Astoria, 718-937-1264; 5-8.


 


SPRINGFEST!



From today
until Father’s Day, Brooklyn Botanic Garden offers weekly programs
incl. "Secrets of the Garden," feat. tours & facts about the Garden;
1000 Washington Ave. (Empire Blvd.), 718-622-4433; 1-5, free w/grounds adm.
[through 6/17].


 



Monday 5/21



FRIENDLY FRENCH
CONVERSATION GROUP



Weekly readings
catering towards 18th-century French literature; 54 Carmine St. (betw. Bleecker
& Bedford Sts.), 914-803-0654; 7:30, free.


 



Tuesday 5/22



ENGLISH COUNTRY
DANCE



Beginners welcome,
no partner needed, live music, wear soft-soled nonstreet shoes; Metropolitan
Duane Church, 201 W. 13th St. (7th Ave.), 212-459-4080; 7, $10.



 


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