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Jun 25 Sun-27 Tues Summer Fancy Food Show Largest Yet, With Classics New and Old, Italy in Lead

Taste cornucopia One of the great celebrations of summer in NYC is the Fancy Food Show, where if the weather is fine the attendees are well dressed and an upbeat party mood prevails as for example this year when 180,000 … Continue reading

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Jun 20 Tues 8pm Sparkling Polish Gem at Soho International Film Fest: The Eccentrics (On the Sunny Side of the Street)

Freedom through music An unobtrusive comedy much better than the simple description in the Soho International Film Festival program at Village East Cinema at 2nd Ave and 12th st, The Eccentrics: On the Sunny Side of the Street is an … Continue reading

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Jun 14 Wed 6-8pm Susan Eley Art Beyond the Ban: Contemporary Iranian Art Here

Iranian Art Here Many of the 200,000 Iranians in the region arrived at Susan Eley’s increasingly prominent brownstone gallery on West 90 last evening and they networked with a gusto that filled the spaces of her two up-one-flight rooms and … Continue reading

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Jun 13 Tue 4pm-7pm 120 Park Avenue Bloomberg’s Government’s “Building the Economy of the Future: Central Europe in a Post-Brexit World

Hungary charms investors Hungary in the person of Budapest architecture professor Erno Rubik came up with the most famous technotoy of all time in 1974, since when 350 million plus copies of the impossible Cube have been sold, and the … Continue reading

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Jun 12 Mon 10am-Noon Met – Bamboo Art of Japan, Abbey Collection, The Sackler Wing Galleries (Jun 13-Feb 4 18)

Bamboo art and time Fast growing, enduring, and pliable when treated bamboo is the preferred food of pandas who live on its shoots, part of the daily life of East Asia for two millennia (the Chinese and Japanese characters for … Continue reading

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Jun 7 Wed 7.30pm HBO’s VICE presents “Taking Back Iraq & Lost Generation” with New America NYC and discussion between “Lost Generation” editor Joe Langford and producer David McDougall, hosted by correspondents Aris Roussinos and Isobel Yeung at Lincoln Center David Rubenstein Atrium Bway 62/63

Bullseye shorts make even makers cry On the huge screen in the David Rubenstein Atrium two shorts on Iraq offered with thunderous sound track brief but arrow-penetrating glimpses of the on-the-ground reality of Iraq, first with Taking Back Iraq dynamic … Continue reading

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Jun 2 Fri-4th Sun Massive Resistance – CUNY Left Forum at John Jay College

Join us for Left Forum, 2017 (June 2nd – 4th) at John Jay College in New York City. John Jay College of Criminal Justice 899 10th Avenue. Now in its 13th year, Left Forum has grown into one the largest … Continue reading

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May 31 Wed-Jun 2 Fri Vast BookExpo offers Treasure Trove of Science and Current Affairs Books

Nothing like this huge, multilayered annual celebration of books, the ultimate in handy briefings on the cutting edge on science and current affairs of every field. A great must-go event, bursting with books and book fans of every kind, booksellers, … Continue reading

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May 13 Sat 3pm Vaughan Williams and Barber – Tami Petty Soprano Malcolm J. Merriweather Baritone with Choral Society Director John Maclay at Grace Church 11th and Bway

Dissonant icing on glorious choral cake A grand space without muddying echo once again provides a beautiful backdrop for two composers who are generally more palatable than their more advanced 20th Century rivals and this selection of their music related … Continue reading

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May 12 Fri Noon Molly Barnes at Roger Smith presents Phyllis Tuchman

Critic and curator Phyllis Tuchman has curated shows of George Segal and Robert Motherwell at Guild Hall, the Smithsonian and the Long House Reserve. She writes for Art and Auction, the New York Observer and the New York Times. phyllis … Continue reading

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May 11 Thu Noon Molly Barnes at Roger Smith presents Elizabeth Sadoff

Art Consultant Artist An insider talk about life in marketing art in the modern era where millions of dollars from Russian launderers or Chinese nouveau super riche might otherwise drown out the once ruling early stage of young buyers forming … Continue reading

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May 10 Wed 6-8pm Writing, Publishing, and Reviewing Books About Science 28 Cooper Square 7th Fl Commons NYU Arthur Carter Inst

Truthtelling Mentors An occasion which marked the distinction of NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute in serving up key insiders to inform ingenues of the reality underpinning their dreams, with the NYTimes apparently lone science daily reviewer (did we understand … Continue reading

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May 9 Tues Met: Renowned Collection of American Indian Art from Fenimore Art Museum at Gallery 359 (May 9 Tues- Oct 8 Sun)

A selection of 38 superb works of art created by Native North American artists will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning May 9 Tues. Drawn from the more than 870 pieces assembled by philanthropists Eugene and … Continue reading

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May 8 Mon Frick The Pursuit of Immortality: Masterpieces from the Scher Collection of Portrait Medals

Small scale art The high end of numismatics will be on show at the Frick, a rare opportunity to see exquisitely formed portraits and biographical scenes stamped into an inch of metal by European masters of the craft. THE PURSUIT … Continue reading

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Apr 28-30 Fri-Sun WFMU Record Fair

Retrieving Culture Annual chance for music lovers to recapture irreplaceable moments in pop, jazz and classical music history by buying the recordings made at the time the way they were meant to be heard – on living, breathing vinyl! The … Continue reading

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