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92Y: Help us provide music education to thousands of children. Vote here: http://pep.si/ayh5zI & text 103167 to 73774 to vote! 3 Days Left!!
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Buy 92Y Webcast: Christopher Hitchens and Tariq Ramadan Debate: Is Islam a Religion of Peace?

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The Letters of Saul Bellow With Benjamin Taylor

Sun, Dec 5, 2010, 11:00am

Essayist and novelist Benjamin Taylor is editor of Saul Bellow: Letters, a collection featuring Bellow’s correspondence with friends, family, fans and his fellow writers – William Faulkner, John Cheever, Philip Roth, Martin Amis, Ralph Ellison and Cynthia Ozick.
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Glamour Magazine and 92nd Street Y Present: The Love Your Life Conference Individual Events

Mon, Nov 1, 2010, 3:00pm

In honor of the 20th anniversary of Glamour’s Women of the Year Awards, the magazine has put together a day of panel discussions and events past winners and other celebrated women for a day of discussions. Now these extraordinary women will inspire you to greatness too. 3pm – Love Your Work Life Women today are more ambitious than ever and are also at the forefront of redefining success. In this panel of high achieving women, we ask what it means to have a satisfying work life. Who are the new role models and what do their experiences teach us? Anna Sui, Fashion Designer Bobbi Brown, CEO of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post Padma Lakshmi, host of Bravo TV’s Emmy-winning Top Chef Dylan Lauren, founder and CEO of Dylan’s Candy Bar Moderator: Deborah Roberts ABC News correspondent, 20/20 4:30pm – Love Your Body Last fall, Glamour published a photo of a beautiful plus- size model and the response was staggeringly positive. In this panel, celebrities from the worlds of fashion and fitness take a stance on what is beautiful now and why a healthy body image is worth fighting for. Crystal Renn, model and author Paulina Porizkova, model and author Bethenny Frankel, natural food chef Katherine Schwarzenegger, author and blogger Ann Kearney Cooke, Ph.D., authority on eating disorders and body image issues Moderator: Mika Brzezinski, Co-Host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe 7pm – A special performance of Love, Loss and What I Wore Glamour presents selections from the off-Broadway sensation by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron, based on the bestselling book by Ilene Beckerman. Please join us for a Q&A with the actors afterwards. Brooke Shields (Leap of Faith) Sherri Shepherd (co-host of ABC’s The View) Jamie-Lynn Sigler (HBO’s The Sopranos) Natasha Lyonne (American Pie) Moderator: Stacy London (co-host of TLC’s What Not To Wear)
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Charles Rosen on Chopin's Last Years

Sun, Nov 14, 2010, 11:00am

Sunday, November 14, 2010, 11am “A brilliant writer on music – almost without peer.” – The New York Times Charles Rosen is as famous for his lectures as his performances, so in preview of his Chopin recital on Nov 20, he will speak on Chopin’s last years.
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Family Music, Ages 3-6 – Bash the Trash's Spooky Celebration

Sun, Oct 31, 2010, 3:00pm

Sunday, October 31, 2010, 3pm Bash the Trash Once I pondered, weak and wary, the making of an instrument scary, whose sound sends people shaking to the core… Come in costume and we’ll scare them evermore! Subscribe and Save! This event can also be purchased as part of the following subscription(s): Family Music, Ages 3-6 – Series Subscription. Learn about the benefits of subscribing.
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92Y: Tonight at 92Y: The Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio / Michael Tree, viola / Anthony McGill, clarinet: http://bit.ly/9O0aLS

92Y: Tonight at 92Y: The Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio / Michael Tree, viola / Anthony McGill, clarinet: http://bit.ly/9O0aLS
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You’ve Been Starstruck

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Salman Rushdie

Mon, Nov 22, 2010, 8:00pm

Salman Rushdie has said that he wrote his new novel, Luka and the Fire of Life, for his young son – and in the same spirit of magic and adventure as Haroun and the Sea of Stories, which he wrote for his older son. “This is the land of story,” wrote Ursula K. Le Guin, about Mr. Rushdie’s most recent novel, The Enchantress of Florence. “The child’s world, the ancestral, pre-scientific world, where we are all emperors or enchantresses, making up the rules as we go.”
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Find Your Perfect Colors

Wed, Oct 27, 2010, 7:00pm

Rosa Rodriguez, moderator

Dress to impress by enhancing your skin tone with the perfect clothing colors, and discover the secrets of professional stylists. Students are analyzed and get advice on makeup, wardrobe and hair color.
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Music and the Brain – Music, Inspiration and Creativity: Does Practice Make Perfect?

Wed, Nov 3, 2010, 8:00pm

Wednesday, November 3, 2010, 8pm Daniel J. Levitin with Victor Wooten What does it take to be the best? One theory claims you need 10,000 hours to master a skill. But where does inspiration fit in with all that perspiration? Daniel J. Levitin hosts 5-time Grammy Award winner and bass guitar virtuoso Victor Wooten (Bela Fleck and the Flecktones) as they explore the spiritual and practical sides of the creative process.
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The Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio / Michael Tree, viola / Anthony McGill, clarinet

Thu, Oct 28, 2010, 12:00pm

Thursday, October 28, 2010, 12pm The Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio Michael Tree, viola Anthony McGill, clarinet “One of the finest chamber music groups in the business…playing of a wonderful, unexaggerated expressiveness and warmth.” – London Daily Telegraph SCHUMANN: Fantasiestücke for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 73 SCHUMANN: M rchenbilder for Viola and Piano, Op. 113 BRAHMS: Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano in A minor, Op. 114 SCHUMANN: Quartet for Piano and Strings in E-flat major, Op. 47 This concert is approximately 1 hour and 35 minutes in duration.
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Walking Talking

Sun, Nov 14, 2010, 3:00pm

Scintillating NYC dance artist Catherine Miller shares an afternoon of current work.
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SoHo Gallery Tour

Wed, Nov 10, 2010, 1:00pm

Nestled amid boutiques, mod shops and cobblestone streets, SoHo’s galleries are charming settings for the latest art. Meet in the lobby of 560 Broadway, at Prince Street. Subway: R train to Prince Street. New Date Just Added! Subscribe and Save! This event can also be purchased as part of the following subscription(s): Contemporary Art Gallery Tours – Subscription
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92Y: Today, watch a live webcast of Dance Education Laboratory Open House, 1:30pm – 5:00pm: http://bit.ly/9qNraZ

92Y: Today, watch a live webcast of Dance Education Laboratory Open House, 1:30pm – 5:00pm: http://bit.ly/9qNraZ
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Dance Education Laboratory Open House and Live Webcast

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Alfred Adler and Buddhism: East, West and Beyond

Mon, Oct 25, 2010, 7:00pm

Shulamith Sakin-Wolf, MA, NCPsyA, moderator

Both Buddhism and Adlerian psychology stress the importance of a holistic existence for a purposeful and meaningful life. Discover how to cultivate inner wisdom and joy by integrating Adler’s concept of “social interest” with Buddhism’s meditative practices of loving kindness and compassion.
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Scottish Chamber Orchestra & Piotr Anderszewski, piano/director

Sun, Oct 31, 2010, 3:00pm

Sunday, October 31, 2010, 3pm Scottish Chamber Orchestra Piotr Anderszewski, piano/director Alexander Janiczek, violin/director The SCO gave “…a deliciously eloquent performance.” – The Times (London) Anderszewski was “altogether dazzling.” – Los Angeles Times BEETHOVEN: Scenes from The Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43 MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat major, K. 595 MENDELSSOHN: The Hebrides Overture, Op. 26 MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K. 466 The event can be purchased as part of the 92Y Concerts – Sunday Afternoons Series Subscription.
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Great Risotto Fast: Restaurant Secrets

Tue, Oct 26, 2010, 10:00am

Chef Russell Moss, moderator

Learn to make silky, luxurious, melt-in-your-mouth risotto the way the chefs make it. Find out how to cut your prep time without sacrificing taste – it’s all in the feel!
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Israeliness Programs

Sun, Nov 7, 2010, 4:00pm

Israeliness is a unique 100% Israeli-style bi-weekly experience offered by the 92nd Street Y and Dor Chadash. Moms, dads and kids will be fully immersed in Hebrew and contemporary Israeli culture, while enjoying an outstanding range of activities including music, storytelling, arts and crafts, Jewish holiday celebrations, special events and the 92nd Street Y’s spectacular GymMaze.
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92Y: Gerry Sussman On How To Speak Yiddish: http://bit.ly/9oJC2p

92Y: Gerry Sussman On How To Speak Yiddish: http://bit.ly/9oJC2p
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Gerry Sussman On How To Speak Yiddish

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Assertiveness Training: Say What You Mean

Sun, Oct 24, 2010, 10:30am

Ellen Calmenson, LCSW, moderator

Does it feel like others roll right over you? Do you avoid taking a stand even when you know you’re right? Make sure your needs get met, and learn to say no without antagonizing others. For men and women. Bring lunch.
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Millennium Dance Party

Sat, Oct 23, 2010, 8:00pm

NYC party diva Lori Brizzi hosts a hot night of classic and new-style hustle, salsa and West Coast swing. Dance with some of New York’s finest old-school Hustle pros. Featuring legendary mix-master DJ Nelson “Paradise” Roman.
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92Y Shababa: Parents' Night Out – Fall Cocktail Party

Thu, Nov 11, 2010, 7:30pm

92Y Shababa Community with Karina is devoted to creating and fostering connections with Judaism and Jewish culture through fun and inspirational programs. Focused on families with young children in metropolitan New York City, 92Y Shababa’s mission is to fulfill a community need for families to explore and experience Jewish culture and traditions through inclusive, accessible, intergenerational programming. Our goals are to maintain the warm and inviting experience, broaden the assortment and depth of programs and provide access for those interested in participating. The cost of admission will benefit the Shababa Community If you can not attend, but would still like to make a donation, please click here. Limited availability – get your tickets before they sell out.
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Shabbat Dinner: RJeneration in Cooperation with Russian Sundays Leadership

Fri, Oct 22, 2010, 7:00pm

Join RJeneration in cooperation with Russian Sundays Leadership for a Friday night dinner at the 92nd Street Y!, moderator

We are honored to host Bambi Sheleg, Israeli journalist and editor for “Eretz Acheret” – an organization and publication dedicated to improving relations between Jews from different backgrounds and their neighbors, in Israel and around the world.
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92Y: RT @Jordan_Roth: What would you ask DAVID HYDE PIERCE? Tweet me a question by Thurs 10am & enter to win 2tix to our @92Y conversation 10 …

92Y: RT @Jordan_Roth: What would you ask DAVID HYDE PIERCE? Tweet me a question by Thurs 10am & enter to win 2tix to our @92Y conversation 10 …
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Let’s Create New Music

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Mistakes Women Make in Relationships

Wed, Nov 17, 2010, 7:00pm

Janis Spindel, moderator

Top matchmaker Janis Spindel dishes on the biggest mistakes women make in relationships and how to to avoid them. Engage in Janis’s “mock date” to learn what you may be doing wrong and how to make it right!
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Jonathan Franzen and Lorrie Moore

Mon, Nov 15, 2010, 8:00pm

Freedom is Jonathan Franzen’s first novel since The Corrections, for which he won the National Book Award. To read Mr. Franzen, the late John Leonard wrote, is to be “reminded of why you read serious fiction in the first place: to console and complicate the extreme self with the beauty and truth of sinewy sentences, and the manners and mystery of characters.” After reading A Gate at the Stairs, Lorrie Moore’s most recent novel, Jonathan Lethem said she “may be the most irresistible contemporary American writer: brainy, humane, unpretentious and warm; seemingly effortlessly lyrical; Lily-Tomlin funny.”
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