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Arts Brookfield presents Satie at 150: Satie, Ravel, and the Dreamers

Date:
May 3, 2016 - 12:30pm
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Cost:
Free

Every Tuesday in May, join Arts Brookfield during lunchtime to celebrate what would have been French composer and pianist Erik Satie’s 150th birthday. Satie at 150 is presented from 12:30 - 1:30 pm at One Liberty Plaza (165 Broadway, New York) in Lower Manhattan, featuring pianists playing works by Satie, his contemporaries, and those he inspired. Curated by Jim & Gen Lace. May 3 Jenny Lin May 10 Tanya Bannister May 17 Ko-Eun Yi May 24 Daria Rabotkina FREE, no tickets or reservations required Presenter: Arts Brookfield

Transplants Comedy Show

Date:
May 6, 2016 - 7:00pm
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Cost:
Almost Free

Transplants is a stand-up show, featuring comics who are new New Yorkers, telling stories of where they came from and the journey that led them here. It is on first Friday of the Month at Q.E.D, $5 tickets, doors @ 7 pm. This month features: Katie Boyle (Ireland) Gaylic Queens Justin Auslaender (Damascus, Maryland) Annal Revue Lauren Hope Krass (Charleston, South Carolina) She Devil Comedy Festival May Wilkerson (Lincoln, Massachusetts) Crying in Public Tyler Richardson (D.C) New York Comedy Festival Kat Burdick (U.S Military) Moth Grand Slam Ray De Vito (Cleveland, Ohio) E!

Housing Works "Bride on a Buck" Sale

Date:
May 7, 2016 - 10:00am
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Cost:
Free

Housing Works will be hosting its annual “Bride on a Buck” event at the Housing Works Gramercy Thrift Shop on Saturday May 7th, 2016 from 10am-6pm. A curated selection of all things bridal will be for sale at a deeply discounted price. Brides-to-be will have the opportunity to shop quality designer wedding items, while saving up to 75% off retail value.

Ring the Golden Bells: Celebrating 101 Years of Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Date:
May 8, 2016 - 8:30pm
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Cost:
Free

Presented by Arts Brookfield, the New York Guitar Festival kicks off with a Mother’s Day concert at Brookfield Place (230 Vesey St.), celebrating the music of gospel/blues legend Sister Rosetta Tharpe, the godmother of rock & roll. She was America’s first national gospel star, whose famous windmill guitar moves lived on in Keith Richards and Pete Townshend.

Daniel Simonsen - Work in progress show

Date:
May 9, 2016 - 9:00pm
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Cost:
Free

An hour of work in progress from Norwegian stand up comic Daniel Simonsen. Simonsen started his career in the UK where he won the best newcomer award at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2012. His performance on the BBC and "Russell Howard's Good News" became an instant hit online and he also had a recurring role in the British sitcom "House of Fools."

WORLD BBOY BATTLE 2 EXTREME BREAKDANCING PRO QUALIFIERS

Date:
May 14, 2016 - 12:00pm
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Cost:
Free

Non-stop Extreme Breakdancing Action at the Qualifiers The Qualifiers on Saturday May 14 at 12:00pm at Queens Community House features 8 hours of non-stop action packed Extreme Breakdancing and music. Pro Bboy Athletes from all over the world will be competing for the 16 spots to advance to the Championships the next day at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center. The Athletes World Bboy Battle competitions attract Pro competitors from all over the world, all ages, male and female.

Dance with MMDG - Family Class

Date:
May 14, 2016 - 3:00pm
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Cost:
Free

Fun for the whole family, our free Dance with MMDG class is taught by MMDG dancers and accompanied by live music. No experience is necessary. We encourage all ages and abilities to attend.

FREE OPEN BAR + COMEDY SHOWCASE

Date:
May 14, 2016 - 7:30pm
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Cost:
Almost Free

Free Drinks (Open Bar + Snacks) and Comedy Showcase. 6 Pack at Brit Pack is a monthly comedy showcase that features the hottest up and coming comedians in the industry. Your $5 ticket gets you free beer and wine and snacks that will be served during the show. These shows always sell out so get your tickets Pronto & ASAP.

An Evening of You

Date:
May 14, 2016 - 8:00pm
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Cost:
Free

for anyone who has ever looked at the ocean and thought "...what about me?" ~* An Evening of You*~ is a comedic experience in spirituality & ritual hosted by Catherine Cohen (UCB) & Lucy Cottrell (Andy Kaufman Awards) with sermons by: Tessa Skara (Comedy Central Comics to Watch) Owen Bates (White Guys Talk Show) Bowen Yang (New American Comedy) Steven Markow (New American Comedy) Zach Mandeville (New American Comedy) Eudora Peterson (Jezebel) enjoy these promo videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JT-NEsnPYZo

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