Posts Tagged ‘Events’

DIY at the NYPL

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By Lydie Raschka Gathering to make crafts may seem more suited to the Midwest than to our steel and concrete city. But tell that to the dozens of henna-haired hipsters, Starbucks moms, silver tops and Michelle Obama look-alikes (and a few men) who showed up April 17 at the New York Public Library’s main branch [&hellip
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City Week: May 7–May 13

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Megan Finnegan Friday, May 7 Are We Alone?—The “Ethics in Film” group screens Contact (1997), followed by a discussion. In the film, Dr. Ellie Arroway (Jodie Foster) searches for extra-terrestrial intelligence with the encouragement and romantic interest of author and Christian philosopher Palmer Joss [&hellip
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City Week: April 30–May 6

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Friday, April 30 Play the Park—Central Park becomes a virtual board game for Arbor Day weekend. The “World Park” is an interactive walking tour and trivia contest temporarily installed in the park, and anyone with a web-enabled smart phone can participate. Upon arrival, everyone is given a map of the park with destinations to find, [&hellip
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City Week: Feb 26– March 4

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Friday, February 26 Artists in Training—The new exhibition “Becoming an Artist: The Academy in 19th-Century France” explores the technical and intellectual training offered by famous art school École des Beaux-Arts. The exhibit highlights the rigorous curriculum that attracted students to the academy from all over the world, the competitions, the hierarchy of subject matter and [&hellip
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Building Workers Nominations

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Do you know a fabulous doorman, porter or “handy-man” where you live? Is there an office cleaner, security officer or maintenance worker who helps make life a little easier at work? Manhattan Media and 32BJ SEIU, the property service workers union, are pleased to present the third annual Building Service Workers of the Year Awards, [&hellip
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