Monthly Archives: February 2016

Mar 6th Sun 4pm Music’s Greatest Choral Work, Bach’s Mass in B Minor at Heavenly Rest 5th/90St by Canterbury Choral Society

The greatest and most tuneful heavenly choral music in the universe will be sung by the Canterbury Choral Society at their resident venue, the fine spacious Church of the Heavenly Rest at Fifth/90th Street, at 4pm on Sunday afternoon. Conductor … Continue reading

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Mar 1 Tue 6.30-8.15pm Douglas Rushkoff’s How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity at New America

How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity Workers lose to automation, investors lose to algorithms, and even tech developers lose their visions to the demands of the startup economy. According to Douglas Rushkoff’s new book, Throwing Rocks at the Google … Continue reading

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Mar 1 Tue 10 am–1 pm Met Breuer Preview: Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible March 18–September 4, 2016

Media Alert Press Preview Tomorrow, March 1—Inaugural Programming at The Met Breuer, The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s New Space Dedicated to Modern and Contemporary Art What: Press preview for The Met Breuer, The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new space dedicated … Continue reading

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Feb 29 Mon Frick: Van Dyke, The Anatomy of Portraiture (Mar 2-Jun 3)

FIRST MAJOR U.S EXHIBITION ON ANTHONY VAN DYCK IN MORE THAN TWENTY YEARS TAKES A COMPREHENSIVE LOOK AT THE ARTIST’S ACTIVITY AND PROCESS AS A PORTRATIST VAN DYCK: THE ANATOMY OF PORTRAITURE March 2 through June 5, 2016 Press Preview: … Continue reading

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Feb 22 Mon New America at Federal Reserve – Leveraging Tax Time to Build Financial Capability

Leveraging Tax Time to Build Financial Capability Join New America as it brings together leaders from philanthropy, government, policy, practice, and academia to review the latest research findings and future directions on using tax time as a catalyst for household … Continue reading

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Feb 18 Thu 10am Sight Reading: Photography and the Legible World (Feb 19-May 30)

Though one or two exhibits here are intriguing – the photograph of the ornate marriage certificate available to New Yorkers in the distant past was a striking record of how well things were done in a less frantic age – … Continue reading

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Feb 17 Wed 6-8pm UN Visitors Lobby Exhibit From Slaves to Rulers: Africans in India

“Africans in India: from Slaves to Generals” Exhibit Opening The Department of Public Information and the Permanent Mission of India invite you to the opening of the Exhibit “Africans in India: from Slaves to Generals”. The Exhibit is created and … Continue reading

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Feb 16 Tue 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm The Industries of the Future by Alec Ross at New America

The Industries of the Future Within 20 years, we’ll see robot suits that allow paraplegics to walk and new drugs able to melt away most cancers. But we’ll also see definitions of money blur the line between corporation and citizen … Continue reading

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Feb 11 Thu 6.30-8.15pm Do Silicon Valley and Ancient Greece Share A Secret Recipe for Innovation? New America 156 Fifth

Do Silicon Valley and Ancient Greece Share A Secret Recipe for Innovation? Register to Attend Creativity and ingenuity aren’t spread evenly. Throughout history, certain locations have become hubs for artistic, business, and technological innovations, for reasons that aren’t always readily … Continue reading

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Feb 9 Tue 9.30 am National Parks Adventure: 100-Year Anniversary Of The National Parks Service In 3D at AMNH

NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE A CELEBRATION OF THE 100-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE IN 3D AT THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY Courtesy of MacGillivray Freeman Films. Photographer: Barbara MacGillivray ©VisitTheUSA.com The American Museum of Natural History will screen … Continue reading

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Feb 8 Mon 10am-Noon Vigée Le Brun: Woman Artist in Revolutionary France (Feb 15-May 15)

Vigée Le Brun: Woman Artist in Revolutionary France February 15–May 15, 2016 Exhibition Location: Special Exhibition Gallery, first floor, Gallery 199 Press Preview: Monday, February 8, 10:00 a.m.-noon Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (1755-1842) is one of the finest 18th-century … Continue reading

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