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Dec 11 Mon 3.30-5.30pm Met Shows The Silver Caesars, Mystery Dish Stand Statuettes from the 1500s (Dec 12 Tue-Mar 11 Sun)

The Silver Caesars: A Renaissance Mystery Extraordinary work by Rennaissance silversmiths in the 1500s, twelve tall dish stands featuring the first twelve Caesars – but who did them, and why? Some have feet attached by a 19th Century dealer (Can … Continue reading

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Dec 6 Wed Daniel Ellsberg at Barnes and Noble 86 St on The Doomsday Machine, warning of human extinction

Barnes and Noble 86 St and Lexington Daniel Ellsberg Dec 6 Wed 7pm The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner. The Author of Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers and the Pentagon Papers talks of … Continue reading

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Dec 4 Mon Met: Society and Fashion Photographs by Adolf de Meyer

Brilliance of Slow Photography Unless you look for it you may pass by this gem of an exhibition in the Howard Gilman Gallery, the first gallery on the right on the second floor of the Met (take the elevators at … Continue reading

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Nov 30 Thu 7-9pm The ‘Doomed Earth’ Controversy – NYU Journalism Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute 7th Floor Commons 20 Cooper Square, NY

The ‘Doomed Earth’ Controversy – NYU Journalism journalism.nyu.edu The author of the controversial New York magazine cover story about worst-case climate scenarios in conversation with a prominent critic The ‘Doomed Earth’ Controversy November 30th, 2017 7:00-9:00PM Arthur L. Carter Journalism … Continue reading

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Nov 29 Wed 6pm-10pm Inspired by firefly illuminated courtyard scene in Festa di Laurea (Graduation Party) film by Pupi Avati, Lucciola opens at 621 Amsterdam Ave

New York (November 2017) LUCCIOLA opens its doors at 6:00 p.m. this Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 LUCCIOLA is the exciting new Italian restaurant in Manhattan¹s UWS neighborhood launched by Michele Casadei Massari, Alberto Ghezzi and Gianluca Capozzi, with co-founders Erica … Continue reading

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Nov 29 Wed 6-7.30pm NYAM Medical Sleuthing Panel of Three Writers

Tuesday 11/29 The Sherlock Holmes of Non-Fiction Medical Writers 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Speaker: D.T. Max, staff writer at The New Yorker; Lisa Sanders, MD, internist and professor at Yale School of Medicine; Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH, adjunct … Continue reading

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Nov 20 Mon David Hockney, 80, Major Retrospective at the Met

For nearly 60 years, David Hockney (British, born 1937) has pursued a singular career with a love for painting and its intrinsic challenges. This major retrospective—the exhibition’s only North American venue—will honor the artist in his 80th year by presenting … Continue reading

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Nov 18 Sat 7pm Filling a great hall magnificently: 550 Singers including 300 schoolchildren in Mahler’s Eighth and Rollo Dilworth Premiere at Carnegie Hall

Resounding triumph of sound and musicality Last night it was hard to imagine a more splendidly rich and yet softly beautiful sound filling Carnegie Hall than the combined forces of the orchestra, the Canterbury choir on the great stage and … Continue reading

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Nov 17 Fri Molly Barnes Presents Dealer George Billis of LA and NYC and Red Dot Art Fair in Miami

The George Billis Gallery is an exhibition space with locations in New York City and Los Angeles. After establishing a successful contemporary art gallery in New York, George Billis opened his Los Angeles gallery in 2004. With galleries in Chelsea … Continue reading

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Nov 16 Thu Noon-2pm Molly Barnes Presents Marilyn Church, Painter and Court Sketch Artist, at Roger Smith

Nov 16 Thu Noon-2pm Molly Barnes Presents Marilyn Church, Court Sketch Artist and Painter, at Roger Smith My focus and fascination is the abstraction of the figure – a continuous theme throughout my career as an artist. The figure and … Continue reading

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Nov 14 Tue 10am AMNH Our Senses: An Immersive Experience

Fun challenges can teach how the brain can be fooled The tricks our senses play upon our minds may be the most interesting aspect of this diverting and thorough survey of how the senses form our perceptions with the help … Continue reading

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Nov 13 Mon 7pm Tina Brown at Barnes and Noble 86th St

Tina Brown The Vanity Fair Diaries: 1983 – 1992 Band N Author Event (Biography) Monday November 13, 2017 7:00 PM Lex/East 86 St Tina Brown’s delicious daily diaries kept throughout her eight spectacular years as editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair provide … Continue reading

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Nov 13 Mon 10 am–noon Norwegian Edvard Munch Reassessed at Met Breuer (Nov 15-Feb 4)

Edvard Munch’s Career is Reassessed in Met Breuer Exhibition Exhibition Dates: November 15, 2017–February 4, 2018 Exhibition Location: The Met Breuer, Floor 3 Although Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (1863–1944) attained notoriety early in his career for his haunting depictions of … Continue reading

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Nov 6 Mon 10am–2pm Michelangelo, Divine Draftsman and Designer: Landmark Exhibition at Met (Nov 13 Mon, 2017–Feb 12 Mon, 2018)

How the Genius of Michelangelo Unfolded Curator Carmen Bernbach took eight years to put together this unique exposition of how this most celebrated artist of the physically and spiritually sublime put it all together in his extraordinary 88 years, attaining … Continue reading

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Nov 4 Sat 3-5pm Harney and Sons Present Tip Top Athleteas at SoHo house, 433 Broome St

Tea lovers gather at Harney’s to taste Athleteas for athletes, latest three of over 250 blends Harney’s in Soho is a rich resource for tea lovers, presenting for tasting, purchase or sit down enjoyment leaves from sources in India, China … Continue reading

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