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The Roof by Pinaree Sanpitak

Date:
April 19, 2017 - 8:00am
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Free

Floating above the Winter Garden, The Roof is a site-specific suspended sculpture by Thai artist Pinaree Sanpitak that celebrates collaboration and coexistence.

May Midnight Moment: Joshua Frankel's I LIVE HERE

Date:
May 4, 2017 - 11:30pm
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Cost:
Free

In partnership with Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and The Municipal Art Society of New York, Times Square Arts presents artist Joshua Frankel’s I LIVE HERE, Animation from “A Marvelous Order” on Times Square’s electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in May. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts.

500 Years of Treasures from Oxford

Date:
May 14, 2017 - 11:00am
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Free

Oxford University’s Corpus Christi College, The Center for Jewish History and Yeshiva University Museum will present breath-taking treasures seen in America for the first time. “500 Years of Treasures from Oxford” chronicles Corpus Christi College’s pioneering role in the study of scripture, humanities and sciences over the course of five centuries. The extraordinary exhibit features an array of ancient manuscripts, early printed books and Tudor silver. The Hebrew collection has been called the most important collection of Anglo-Jewish manuscripts in the world.

Writing On it all: Olga Rodriguez Ulloa & Alexandra Chasin “Forms of Resistance (Literally!)”

Date:
May 27, 2017 - 1:00pm
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Free

“Forms of Resistance (Literally!)”

Writing On it all: Olga Rodriguez Ulloa & Alexandra Chasin “Forms of Resistance (Literally!)”

Date:
May 27, 2017 - 1:00pm
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Cost:
Free

Olga Rodriguez Ulloa & Alexandra Chasin
“Forms of Resistance (Literally!)”

FAB FRIDAY KIDS' CONCERT: Anza's Spanish Sing-Along

Date:
June 2, 2017 - 10:00am
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Cost:
Free

Anza’s love of music and children is ever so present during this group sing-along! In partnership with Busy Bodies Brooklyn, join the FAB FRIDAY KIDS' CONCERT fun on the Plaza as Anza's Spanish Sing-Along features songs, guitar, flute, animal puppets and bubbles to make learning basic Spanish words fun, social and engaging. Perfect for children ages 12 months - 5 years to sing along, dance, play, and enjoy being outdoors, it's sure to be a FABulous time! Free at Putnam Triangle Plaza, located at Fulton Street and Grand Avenue.

Free Film Screening: Georgie Girl

Date:
June 2, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Cost:
Free

Born George, one-time prostitute-turned-politician Georgina Beyer was elected to New Zealand's Parliament in 1999, becoming the world's first transgender person to hold a national office. Amazingly, a mostly white, conservative, rural constituency voted this former sex worker of Maori descent into office.

Jackknife Comedy 3 Year Anniversary Show!

Date:
June 3, 2017 - 8:00pm
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Cost:
Almost Free

Holy Moly! It’s our THIRD ANNIVERSARY! THREE whole years! Thirty-six monthly shows! Four comedy festivals! One MeltDown show in Los Angeles! Not bad for a couple of idiots from Iowa!

Jackknife Comedy is a rad monthly stand up show hosted by Gideon Hambright and Patrick Hastie! Each month they pick a bunch of their favorite comedians to come do sets, drink and have a blast! We’ve got old friends! We’ve got new friends! We’ve got out of town guests! Check out this rad lineup:

Sing for Hope Pianos Kick Off Event at 28 Liberty

Date:
June 5, 2017 - 12:00pm
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Cost:
Free

Sing for Hope will bring their renowned Sing for Hope Pianos back to the streets of New York City this summer. The 2017 Collection will be revealed to the public for the first time during a kickoff event on Monday, June 5 at 12PM at 28 Liberty Plaza (28 Liberty Street).

Jon Batiste, Sing for Hope Board Member and Late Show with Stephen Colbert Bandleader, will perform and subsequently lead the 60 pianists, seated at the Sing for Hope Pianos, in a unison rendition of Bach Prelude in C.

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