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City Week: September 24 – September 30

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Allen Houston Friday, September 24 Pipilotti Rist: Heroes of Birth—Rist already seduced many with her MoMA atrium installation; now comes a chance to check out new videos from the Swiss artist, including “All or Nothing,” a triptych of mounted LCD screens that is surrounded [&hellip
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City Week: September 17 – September 23

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Allen Houston Friday, September 17 Russian Revolution—Poet Alex Galper introduces Battleship Potemkin, considered one of the world’s most influential films. The Sergei Eisenstein film commemorates the uprising aboard a battleship, one of the pivotal events of the Russian Revolution of 1905. Rubin Museum of [&hellip
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City Week: August 20 – August 26

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Hannah O’Grady and Shilpa Agrawal FRIDAY, AUGUST 20 Senior Citizen Jin Shin Jyutsu—Open to senior citizens, this is a peaceful way to start your afternoon. Join Judith Janus, practitioner of Jin Shin Jyutsu, to harmonize your mind, body and spirit with various exercises. DOROT, [&hellip
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City Week: August 13 – August 19

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Alice Robb and Reid Spagna Friday, August 13 Mostly Mozart—The 2010 Mostly Mozart Festival continues with Osmo Vanska, called “a conductor of genius” by The New Yorker, leading the Festival Orchestra in a performance of Mozart’s D-Minor Piano Concerto and Symphony No. 40. Avery [&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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City Week: July 29 – August 5

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Alice Robb and Reid Spagna Thursday, July 29 Creative Writing 101—Professional writers teach an hour-long class on creative writing, hosted by the Gotham Writers’ Workshop. Barnes & Noble, 150 E. 86th St., 212-369-2180; 7 p.m., Free. Design on Wheels—The Museum of Arts and Design [&hellip
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City Week: July 2-8

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Max A. Goldstein and Alice Robb Friday, July 2 Museum Sale—The Metropolitan Museum of Art begins its summer sale, with up to 50 percent off selected merchandise, including the museum store’s elegant jewelry, illustrated books, home décor and more. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, [&hellip
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