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Shababa Sukkah Decorating and Pizza Party

Tue, Sep 21, 2010, 5:00pm

Decorate our Sukkah and have pizza the day before Sukkot starts.
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Chelsea Gallery Tour

Fri, Sep 24, 2010, 1:00pm

Marvel at the world’s center for contemporary art, Chelsea, where museums and collectors purchase provocative works.Meet in the lobby of 526 West 26th Street, near 10th Avenue. Subway: C or E train to 23rd Street.
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92Y: Bossa nova, samba, choro: a Brazilian Jazz itinerary: http://bit.ly/azeieF (via @capitalnewyork)

92Y: Bossa nova, samba, choro: a Brazilian Jazz itinerary: http://bit.ly/azeieF (via @capitalnewyork)
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Help Bring Ashton Kutcher To The Mashable & 92Y Social Good Summit

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Re-entering the Dating World

Tue, Oct 5, 2010, 7:00pm

Terri Sloane, MS, moderator

Are you single again for the first time in a long time? Ease your way back into the dating world by determining what kind of people you would like to meet, as well as how and where to seek them out. Get tips on improving your appearance while staying true to yourself.
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David Grossman with Paul Auster

Mon, Oct 11, 2010, 8:00pm

Widely praised upon publication in Israel in 2008, David Grossman’s new novel, To the End of the Land, is now published in English. “This is a book of overwhelming power and intensity, David Grossman’s masterpiece,” wrote Paul Auster. “Flaubert created his Emma, Tolstoy made his Anna, and now we have Grossman’s or as fully alive, as fully embodied, as any character in recent fiction..Wrenching, beautiful, unforgettable.”
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Arianna Huffington

Tue, Sep 7, 2010, 8:00pm

Norman Pearlstine moderates, moderator

Arianna Huffington discusses her hard-hitting polemic, Third World America: How Our Politicians Are Abandoning the Middle Class and Betraying the American Dream.
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Ballads & Blues: An Evening of Romance and Soul

Thu, Jul 29, 2010, 8:00pm

Thursday, July 29, 2010, 8pm Freddy Cole, vocals Houston Person, tenor sax Jeremy Pelt, trumpet Bill Charlap, piano Pat Bianchi, organ Paul Bollenback, guitar Peter Washington, bass Kenny Washington, drums Whether it’s “Everyday I Have the Blues” or “Stormy Weather”, the blues is the underlying element of all American popular music. Sit back, relax and get ready for an evening of song and sax, featuring tenorman Houston Person and the soulful vocals of Freddy Cole. This concert is approximately 2 hours in duration.
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To Kill a Mockingbird

Fri, Jul 30, 2010, 10:00am

Introduced by Mark Ethan, who also leads a post-screening discussion., moderator

Gregory Peck won an Oscar for his performance as a Southern Lawyer defending a Black man in the South, in Horace Foote’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s famous novel. (1962, directed by Robert Mulligan, 129 min.)
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Yom Kippur Family Services

Sat, Sep 18, 2010, 10:00am

Join Karina Zilberman and a guest musician for an engaging, inspiring service for families. Hear traditional and creative music, prayers, songs and storytelling on the themes of the holiday. Doors open at 9:45 am. All Three Services: $75 (Free For Children Under 1 Yr)
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Survive Central Park

Sun, Oct 3, 2010, 1:00pm

See Central Park like never before! 92Y lets you show your wild side by transporting you deep into the wilderness, right in the heart of New York City. Over the course of the afternoon, world-class wilderness experts from Tent and Trails teach you everything there is to know about survival in the open, including ways to safely eat and drink in the wild, as well as find shelter, make fire and fend off wild animals. Meets at 92Y.
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92Y: Ok jazz fans, give us the final word. Is this true?? http://n.pr/cG43Pr

92Y: Ok jazz fans, give us the final word. Is this true?? http://n.pr/cG43Pr
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Passport NYC Shablog: Week 3

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Saturday Night SingleSpeak / Ages 40+

Sat, Oct 2, 2010, 7:30pm

Brenda Stiefel-Sherman, moderator

Meet other singles in a relaxed, engaging setting. Discuss ways to handle the unique challenges of being single. Event begins with a wine reception, followed by group discussions and music – and more wine!
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An Evening of Madame Bovary with Lydia Davis

Mon, Oct 4, 2010, 8:00pm

“To achieve a translation that matches [Flaubert's] high standard is difficult, perhaps impossible,” writes Lydia Davis in the introduction to her new translation of Madame Bovary – the 20th into English, by her own count. Nevertheless, seven years after her translation of Proust’s Swann’s Way was met with universal celebration, Ms. Davis, also an acclaimed writer of fiction (her Collected Stories was published in 2009), returns to the Poetry Center to read from her rendering of Flaubert’s classic novel.
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David Plouffe: Barack Obama and The Audacity to Win

Sun, Sep 12, 2010, 7:30pm

Beginning a momentous journey with no capital, one office, a bare-bones staff and an extraordinary candidate, Plouffe and his team managed to mount a historic campaign and grassroots movement that forever changed the face of politics. Recently, Plouffe helped set up Organizing for America, a 13-million-strong group of Obama supporters, to continue the spirit and initiative of the campaign in everyday political and civic life.
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Millenium Hustle

Sat, Jul 24, 2010, 8:00pm

Join hustle-party diva Lori Brizzi for a hot Saturday night of classic hustle, salsa and West Coast swing with some of New York’s hottest dancers and DJs!
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Rosh Hashanah Family Services

Fri, Sep 10, 2010, 10:00am

Join Karina Zilberman and a guest musician for an engaging, inspiring service for families. Hear traditional and creative music, prayers, songs and storytelling on the themes of the holiday. Doors open at 9:45 am. Kiddush and cookies follow. All Three Services: $75 (Free For Children Under 1 Yr)
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Bustle Hall Social

Sat, Sep 25, 2010, 7:00pm

For a new generation of the swank and stylish. The perfect place for a first date with that cute girl from the laundromat. DJ and full cash bar.
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Ceramic Workshop in Tuscany, Italy

Sat, Oct 2, 2010, 12:00pm

Bobby Silverman, moderator

Join Bobby Silverman, director of the Ceramics Center, for a 10-day soda-firing workshop at La Meridiana, the International Center for Ceramic Art, located in the southern part of Florence Province, in the town of Certaldo. In addition to a week of classes and studio work, enjoy wine and chocolate tastings, cooking demonstrations and side trips to Florence and nearby Siena. Be part of this truly unique opportunity. Call the Art Center at 212.415.5565 for an itinerary and application. Space is limited
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92Y: Remembering Daniel Schorr rt @nprnews Journalism Legend Daniel Schorr Dies At 93 http://n.pr/9fqQFg

92Y: Remembering Daniel Schorr rt @nprnews Journalism Legend Daniel Schorr Dies At 93 http://n.pr/9fqQFg
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Perfume Genius Plays 92YTribeca: ‘Something Pretty Special’

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Wine and Dessert Mixer in the Sukkah / Ages 30s and 40s

Wed, Sep 22, 2010, 7:30pm

Schmooze under our rooftop Sukkah, where the music and wine flow as easily as the conversation. Enjoy the sunset and cool breeze over some rugelach and Chianti. Come solo or bring a single friend of the opposite sex. Event moves indoors if it rains.
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An Evening of Gatsby with Elevator Repair Service

Mon, Sep 27, 2010, 8:00pm

Just before the New York premiere of their word – for – word performance of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel, members of Elevator Repair Service – actor Scott Shepherd and director John Collins – visit the Poetry Center to read from the work and discuss the adaptation, which New York Times critic Ben Brantley called “one of the most exciting and improbable accomplishments in theater in recent years.”
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To Kill a Mockingbird

Fri, Jul 30, 2010, 10:00am

Introduced by Mark Ethan, who also leads a post-screening discussion., moderator

Gregory Peck won an Oscar for his performance as a Southern Lawyer defending a Black man in the South, in Horace Foote’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s famous novel. (1962, directed by Robert Mulligan, 129 min.)
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Postcard from Brazil

Wed, Jul 28, 2010, 8:00pm

Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 8pm Maucha Adnet, vocals Phil Woods, alto sax Erik Friedlander, cello Bill Charlap, piano Renee Rosnes, piano Reg Schwager, guitar David Finck, bass Duduka Da Fonseca, drums The bossa nova, the choro, the samba: Brazilian music and American jazz have influenced each other for over half a century. We celebrate that unique cultural melding with the sumptuous vocals of Maucha Adnet, the rich tones of alto giant Phil Woods and other outstanding artists. This concert is approximately 2 hours in duration.
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Witness for the Prosecution

Fri, Jul 23, 2010, 10:00am

Introduced by Mark Ethan, who also leads a post-screening discussion., moderator

Charles Laughton is the attorney defending an American (Tyrone Power) on trial for murder in a London courtroom. Based on the Agatha Christie play, co-starring Marlene Dietrich. (1957, directed by Billy Wilder 114 min.)
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Rosh Hashanah Family Services

Thu, Sep 9, 2010, 10:00am

Join Karina Zilberman and a guest musician for an engaging, inspiring service for families. Hear traditional and creative music, prayers, songs and storytelling on the themes of the holiday. Doors open at 9:45 am. Kiddush and cookies follow. Each Service: $30 (Free for Children Under 1 Yr) All Three Services: $75 (Free for Childredn Under 1 Yr) This event goes on sale Mon, Jul 19.
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Rosh Hashanah Marathon

Sat, Sep 11, 2010, 8:45pm

Celebrate the sweetness of the New Year with a night of dancing and fun.
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Grand Central Terminal

Mon, Jul 26, 2010, 11:00am

Beat the heat by touring New York’s most magnificent railroad station, restored to its original grandeur a decade ago. Learn how Grand Central Terminal changed its neighborhood and the city. Visit the Whispering Gallery, the Biltmore Room, the Grand Waiting Room and some of the surrounding area. Meet at the I Love New York information booth at the south end of the main concourse, across from the Metro-North booth with the clock.
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