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Going Blind: A Documentary Screening & Discussion

Date:
January 29, 2018 - 6:00pm
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Cost:
Free

In recognition of Glaucoma Awareness Month, and the ongoing critical need to address issues and needs of millions of Americans dealing with vision loss, the Academy is pleased to host a screening of the documentary Going Blind: Coming out of the Dark About Vision Loss.

Produced and directed by Peabody Award winner Joseph Lovett, the documentary looks at all aspects of vision loss: detecting, treating, and coping.

Art & Equity

Art and Equity
Date:
January 31, 2018 - 6:00pm
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Cost:
Free

Contemporary artists Toyin Ojih Odutola (Barnard’s Lida A. Orzeck ’68 Artist-in-Residence) and Mary Sibande discuss the political role that artists play in today’s world in a conversation moderated by Columbia professor of art history and MacArthur Fellow, Kellie Jones.

Information: esher@barnard.edu

Open Mic Night of Theatre, Song, Ideas, and Current Events 1/31 RSVP!

Date:
January 31, 2018 - 8:00pm
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Cost:
Free

Speak about a cause you believe in. Join a revolution of intelligent passionate people doing real things to make this world a better place. Be part of a process to express your ideas and insights about the current social issues of the day.

Come to Open Mic Night of Theater, Song, Ideas and Current Events at The Actors Theatre Workshop, always on one special evening every month (SEE Dates Below!).

RSVP for Wednesday July 26, from 8 - 10PM!

Doors open at 7:30PM.

145 W. 28 St. 3rd fl. NYC.

Free or small donation.

Times Square Arts Presents the winning design of this year’s Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition, Window to the Heart by Aranda\Lasch + Marcelo Coelho

Date:
February 1, 2018 (All day)
Category:
Cost:
Free

Times Square Arts has announced that collaborators ArandaLasch + Marcelo Coelho are the winners of this year’s annual Times Square Valentine Heart Design curated by the Design Trust for Public Space. This year’s winning design, Window to the Heart, will be unveiled on February 1st. The installation will remain on view for the month of February.

Haydn: The Father of the String Quartet

Date:
February 2, 2018 - 7:00pm
Category:
Cost:
Free

Bloomingdale School of Music
Presents
Haydn: The Father of the String Quartet
A Free Concert Featuring
Violinists Jessica Park and Alana Youssefian,
Violist Stephen Goist and Cellist Shirley Hunt

February 2, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Book Launch - Meet the Deplorables: Infiltrating Trump America - Harmon Leon with special guest Ted Rall

Date:
February 2, 2018 - 7:00pm
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Cost:
Free

Join Vice/This American Life contributor, Harmon Leon, and NY Times bestselling author Ted Rall – for the release of their new book: https://39westpress.com/meet-the-deplorables Partake in an evening of stories from the book.

Dance with MMDG

People of all ages dancing at the Mark Morris Dance Center
Date:
February 3, 2018 - 3:00pm
Category:
Cost:
Free

Fun for the whole family, this free class is taught by Mark Morris Dance Group company members and accompanied by live music. All ages and levels are welcome.

Featured repertory: Pepperland (2017)

Taught by:
Domingo Estrada Jr.
Nicole Sabella

Accompaniment:
Ai Isshiki (piano)

Jackknife Comedy

Date:
February 3, 2018 - 8:00pm
Category:
Cost:
Free

Jackknife Comedy is a rad monthly stand up show the first Saturday of every month at The Creek and The Cave in Queens, hosted by two dummies from Iowa named Gideon Hambright and Patrick Hastie! Each show they pick a bunch of their favorite comedians to come do sets, be cool and have a blast! This months comics are: Emmy Blotnick (COMEDY CENTRAL), Anna Suzuki (LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT), Andrew Casertano (THE ROASTMASTERS), Tawanda Gona (BRIDGETOWN COMEDY FESTIVAL), Matt Bachus (CAROLINE’S), Erik Monical (BOSTON COMEDY FESTIVAL) and Caitlin Peluffo (S.F. SKETCHFEST).

Frank Bidart and Eleanor Chai

Eleanor Chai
Date:
February 6, 2018 - 7:00pm
Category:
Cost:
Free

Barnard's long-standing writing series kicks off its first reading of the winter with critically acclaimed poets Frank Bidart and Eleanor Chai.

Information: english@barnard.edu

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