Posts Tagged ‘American Museum of Natural History’

Making History at the Museum, Naturally

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Executive helps start a science education program By Alan Krawitz West Sider Lisa Gugenheim has been an integral part of the American Museum of Natural History since joining the organization more than a decade ago as executive director of government and community relations. “It’s very rewarding for me to contribute to finding ways to connect [&hellip
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City Week: October 14 – October 20

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15 Operatic Masterpiece—The Amore Opera presents Pucini’s Tosca, sung in Italian with English supertitles. Connelly Theatre, 220 E. 4th St., 866-811-4111; times vary, $30. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16 Hip Hop Theater Festival—The 10th annual HHTF celebrates hip-hop culture with theater, dance, public art and more. [&hellip
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TRIBUTE TO GREAT SHORT STORY WRITER

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By Allen Houston The TIPA Project (Toward International Peace Through Arts) will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Russian writer/playwright Anton Chekhov’s birthday with a reading of some of his most celebrated short stories from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. 15, at Saint Peter’s Church, on Lexington Avenue at 54th Street
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Relive the Great Race

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By Allen Houston Two explorers’ historic life-or-death battle to be the first person to the South Pole will be revisited during a night of dramatic readings and commentary Sept. 22 at the American Museum of Natural History. The special celebration will pay tribute to Norwegian Explorer Roald Amundsen and British Royal Navy Captain Robert Falcon [&hellip
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BROWSING THE PAST

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By Alice Robb Visitors to the colossal American Museum of Natural History will soon find it easier to navigate the past. The museum launched the Explorer, an app that guides visitors around the 500,000-square-foot structure by generating directions to specific artifacts and exhibits, cafes, shops, restrooms and exits. It also features pre-programmed tours and treasure [&hellip
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Science, Straight Up

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For the last few months, crowds of youthful, well-groomed New Yorkers have flocked to the American Museum of Natural History the first Wednesday of each month to hear lectures on Darwin and social media, the search for life in the universe and the biological basis for greed. An added enticement? Free admission, a DJ and [&hellip
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