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Subject line: Prison Abolition, TEDxCUNY, NY Wine Fest, Blue Mass, Social Problems and more

We've got 28 matching events for you and 7 of them are NEW:

Is Prison Abolition A Reality? (Thu 4/4)
TEDxCUNY 2019: What Matters Now (Fri 4/5)
New York City Wine Fest (Sat 4/6)
Mass in Blue: The Music of Will Todd (Sun 4/7)
The Political Economy of Social Problems (Mon 4/8)
Brooklyn Beerlesque (Mon 4/8)
Land Use Workshop (Wed 4/10)

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Thursday, March 21

Thursday 3/21, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
host: Greater New York Mensa
where:Rise New York, 43 W 23rd St, NY, NY
43 West 23rd Street
3rd Fl.
New York, NY 10010 (map)
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Demystifying Robotic Process Automation

Presentation by: Andrey Zelenovsky, Lead Data Scientist with UiPath’s Market Intelligence Team
  • What is Robotic Process Automation (RPA), how is it different from past approaches, and why is it revolutionizing the way work is done around the world?
  • What aspects of AI are already being used in RPA?
  • What are the major applications of AI today and what makes RPA the “Path to Artificial Intelligence”?
  • What are some major recent developments in Deep Learning?
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Sunday, March 24

New American Opera Previews: From Page to Stage 2019

Sunday 3/24, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
host: American Opera Projects
where:National Opera Center - Scorca Hall
330 Seventh Avenue
7th Floor
New York, NY 10001 (map)
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The Douglas Moore Fund for American Opera and Opera Index,in collaboration with American Opera Projects and Encompass New Opera Theatre present staged excerpts from two new operas - Lord Byron and The Interaction Effect - followed by in-depth interviews with the creative teams. Reception to follow.
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Wine Tasting Sunday Social

Join us for a luxurious wine tasting experience where you'll get to taste some fantastic wines and mingle. Located at the posh and elegant "San Carlo Piedmonte" in Soho, this wonderful wine bar and restaurant has a 4.5 star rating across the board. The wine list is 100% Italian and crafted with over 100 bottles handpicked from an experienced native Italian Sommelier. Each region of Italy is showcased in their extensive and rare selection, many of which were imported directly from Italy.

Sunday 3/24, 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
host: NYC Social Events
where:San Carlo Osteria Piemonte
90 Thompson Street
New York, NY 10012 (map)
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Monday, March 25

Cyber Talk: The Future of Smart Cities

Monday 3/25, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
host: SOSA NYC
where:SOSA NYC
149 5th Avenue
#9th Floor
New York, NY 10010 (map)
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SOSA NYC, Consulate General of Israel in New York and the Israel Economic Mission in New York are delighted to invite you to attend Cyber Talk: The Future of Smart Cities. 

Featuring keynote speakers: Ana Arino, Chief Strategy Officer, NYCEDC and Yaniv Harel of Dell EMC, followed by Smart Cities panel with Micah Kotch Managing Director of Urban-X, Sasson Darwish General Manager RBC Capital Markets and Ohad Snir General Manager - US of Nexar.
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Tuesday, March 26

Janet Napolitano - How Safe Are We? Homeland Security Since 9/11

The Department of Homeland Security was created in the wake of the greatest tragedy to occur on U.S. soil. An agency that's part terrorism prevention, part intelligence agency, and part law enforcement makes for an odd combination in the protocol-driven, tradition-bound Washington, DC culture. Where are the failures that leave us vulnerable? What are the real risks the United States needs to confront?

Janet Napolitano served as secretary of Homeland Security from 2009 to 2013.

Tuesday 3/26, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
host: Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
where:Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
170 E 64th St
New York, NY 10065 (map)
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Steinway Hall Concert Series featuring The PetRo Duo

The Steinway Hall Concert Series is proud to present an evening with The PetRo Duo. 
Dmitry Petrov and Anastasia Rogaleva present an evening of Mendelssohn, Schubert, Rachmaninov, and Prokofiev at New York's aclaimed Steinway Hall. 

Complimentary wine is served beginning at 6:30 and the concert will begin promptly at 7:00.

Tuesday 3/26, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
host: Steinway & Sons
where:Steinway Hall
1133 6th Avenue
New York, NY 10036 (map)
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Wednesday, March 27

The United States and Iran

Wednesday 3/27, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
host: Baruch College Department of Political Science
where:Baruch College
55 Lexington Avenue
Room 14-270, Vertical Campus Building
New York, NY 10010 (map)
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Join us for a discussion of the past, present, and future of the US-Iran relationship. Where do relations stand today? How did we get here and where are we going? How will the Trump administration's decision to reimpose sanctions influence the future trajectory of US-Iran relations and the geopolitics of the Middle East? Are the United States and Iran on a collision course, or is there hope for cooperation? Our experts will discuss these questions and more in a lively panel discussion.
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Free Trade and Globalization

This course familiarizes students with theories and policies of international trade. Students will learn the importance of international trade and examine its effects on production, profits and the distribution of wealth in the economy. The course will introduce concepts such as comparative advantage, increasing returns to scale, factor endowments…etc.… Students will also analyze specific trade agreements and discuss their impact on the American working class.

Wednesday 3/27 6:30 PM -
Wednesday 4/24 8:30 PM
host: The Henry George School of Social Science
where:Henry George School of Social Science
149 East 38th Street
New York, NY 10016 (map)
price:6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, Thursdays:
3/27, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24
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Wednesday 3/27, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
host: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
where:Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 Crosby St
New York, NY 10012 (map)
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Works of Justice: The Long Term

Editors and curators of The Long Term: Resisting Life Sentences Working Toward Freedom (Haymarket Press) will read and discuss the narratives of people surviving the effects of long-term incarceration.

The title refers to Long Term Offenders—the state’s term for those serving sentences of over sixty years, and the collection brings these voices to light, offering a powerful indictment of the prison-industrial complex from activists, scholars, and those directly surviving and resisting these sentences.
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Thursday, March 28

Thursday 3/28, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
host: Cool Communicator LLC
115 Broadway
New York, NY 10006 (map)
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Developing Leaders in Your Organization: Panel Discussion

The stakes of leadership development are high. Excellent leaders can motivate, inspire and empower their teams to achieve above-average results. Poorly-trained, inadequate leaders cost organizations billions of dollars and thousands of jobs.

What are the crucial differences between effective and ineffective leadership development policies?

In this panel discussion, we will hear insights from a group of individuals who have direct experience in developing leaders.
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Honest Wines - Wine Tasting

We will explore 'honest wines' and share samples of wineries who do the honest and right thing when it comes to wine making. They may not necessarily be certified organic, but they focus on natural methods of fertilizer and pest prevention, using natural yeasts for fermentation. In the last years documentaries and publications have brought to our attention the problems around our food system, it's time we start to look at our wines too.

Thursday 3/28, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
host: Bluebird London
where:Bluebird London NYC
10 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019 (map)
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Friday, March 29

Happy Hour at the Rubin Museum

Friday 3/29, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
host: Blue Anchor NYC
where:Rubin Museum of Art
150 West 17th Street
New York, NY 10011 (map)
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Join us for this multiple group social at the Rubin Museum where you can mingle during Happy Hour then join the free group tour of the museum. We will have a private reserved section by the DJ Booth.
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Saturday, March 30

Mozart in March

The renowned Strathmere Ensemble, St John's resident string orchestra, presents a concert of Mozart and Vivaldi
  • Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik K.525
  • Vivaldi Guitar Concerto in D major
  • Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for string sextet K364
Saturday 3/30, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
host: Strathmere Ensemble
where:Saint John's In the Village
218 West 11th Street
New York, NY 10014 (map)
price:$20, free to seniors
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Grotto: an Electronic Baroque Sound Cave

A Baroque keyboard + vocal program with an electronic twist with music by Bach, Handel & Porpora. How can Baroque music be reinterpreted in the 21st century? Countertenor Ju-eh (Juecheng Chen), pianist HH (Hitomi Honda) and composer Dk (Lu Wang) are presenting a concert framing the beautiful baroque tradition with cinematic electronics. Ju-eh, HH and Dk as a trio are exploring how acoustic sounds and amplified sounds can be blended together.

Saturday 3/30, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
host: JU-EH
where:OPERA America
330 7th Avenue, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10001 (map)
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Sunday, March 31

"Bach To The Future" Concert Series: Maryam Raya Kheirbek, piano

Two fascinating works by Beethoven & Schumann are presented side by side and in contrast to each other. Beethoven's Fantasia is arguably one of the most improvisational and a most challenging piece of music ever composed. Set against that, Schumann's Symphonic Etudes with its theme and 16 variations (5 posthumously published) is not only itself, highly improvisational, but uses the variations principle to further explore the complexity and beauty of polyphony.

Sunday 3/31, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
host: The Foundation for the Revival of Classical Culture
218 West 11th Street
New York, NY 10014 (map)
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Cesar Chavez Day - Justice for Farmworkers

In honor of Cesar Chavez Day, an afternoon of spirit, song and social justice in support of New York's 80,000 farmworkers. The event will feature New York's own Latin Grammy winning recording artists Flor de Toloache!

Since 1938 agricultural and domestic workers were explicitly excluded from federal labor law and the state versions modeled after it. The Farmworker Fair Labor Practices Act would correct this unjust and immoral exclusion

Sunday 3/31, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
host: Justice for Farmworkers Campaign
where:B'nai Jeshurun
257 West 88th St.
(between Broadway and West End Ave.)
New York, NY 10024 (map)
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Tuesday, April 2

Urban Farming Panel Discussion

You're cordially invited to attend our first ever Urban Farming Panel Discussion featuring five of New York Cares' most innovative urban farm partners. We will discuss the diverse challenges and rewards of growing fresh produce in New York City. The panel will be followed by a reception with drinks and light fare where attendees can meet the speakers and fellow community members to learn more about urban farming projects and how volunteers can get involved.

Tuesday 4/2, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
host: New York Cares
where:Prime Produce
424 West 54th Street
New York, NY 10019 (map)
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Wednesday, April 3

Contested City: Art, Planning, and Community Power

Join us for an evening exploring how public art and public history can come together to create places for dialogue in support of activism in the contested city. A diverse panel of community activists, arts practitioners, and scholars ?will respond to Contested City, a new book by Gabrielle Bendiner-Viani. Contested City simultaneously reveals untold stories of fifty years of community activism and sheds light on the importance of collaborative creative public projects in this complex place.

Wednesday 4/3, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
host: The Center for the Humanities at The Graduate Center, CUNY
where:The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 5th Avenue
Martin E. Segal Theatre
New York, NY 10016 (map)
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Thursday, April 4

Ninth Annual International Gold Conference

Thursday 4/4 8:30 AM -
Friday 4/5 5:30 PM
host: Initiatives in Art and Culture
where:Bohemian National Hall
321 East 73rd Street
Between 1st and 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10021 (map)
rsvp/contact:email or call 646-485-1952

BE THERE! NETWORK with your peers, colleagues, jewelry industry luminaries and sustainability leaders
BE IN THE KNOW regarding major developments in ethical sourcing and responsible practice
STAY AHEAD of developments in technology, manufacturing, new business models
GET INSIDER INSIGHTS on new approaches to social media and digital marketing  
Through talks, panels, conversations, book signings and a reception IAC takes a wide-ranging look at gold with a focus on jewelry.
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Unknowability: How Do We Know What Cannot Be Known?

Thursday 4/4 3:00 PM -
Friday 4/5 3:30 PM
host: The New School
where:The New School
New York, NY 10011 (map)

At a time when the distinction between what is true and what is not has become increasingly problematic, focusing attention on how we know what we cannot know has become essential. From the earliest moments of humanity’s search for answers and explanations, we have grappled with the unknowable. The 38th Social Research conference will look at the ways the unknowable figures across various disciplines.

This conference is partially supported by the National Science Foundation under Award #SES 1837895
Full Conference Agenda and Speaker List
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Is Prison Abolition A Reality?

Thursday 4/4, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
host: The Petey Greene Program
where:Kimmel Center for University Life
60 Washington Square South
Room 405-406
New York, NY 10012 (map)
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The concept of prison abolition has gained significant traction in recent years : Can the U.S.’s current state of punitive mass incarceration be dismantled in favor of a more socially productive, perhaps restorative, system? Is the abolition of prisons a realistic goal that Americans should strive toward, or are we forgetting the purpose of punishment at our own peril? Our panel will feature a diverse cross-section of academics and activists who will respond to questions on this topic.
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Friday, April 5

TEDxCUNY 2019: What Matters Now

Millions of people’s passions and ideas lead them to dedicate countless hours to various causes, and their collective action helps to inspire others.

TEDxCUNY 2019 will celebrate how and why these determined individuals are seeking out more than themselves, all while encouraging others to do the same. Whether in engineering, politics, art, science, or entrepreneurship, people decide what is meaningful to them - and they act. Across disciplines, we all wonder what matters now. What matters to you?

Friday 4/5, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
host: TEDxCUNY
where:Gerald W Lynch Theater
524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019 (map)
price:free-$40 ($10 general admission)
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Saturday, April 6

New York City Wine Fest

Saturday 4/6, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
host: Fest Productions
where:The Tunnel Nightclub
269 11th Avenue
New York, NY 10011 (map)
price:$60-$70 ($15 designated driver)
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Wine Fest is your all access pass to hundreds of new wines from around the world. Travel the world of wine at the The Tunnel in New York City. Guests will enjoy wine samples for their entire session paired with live entertainment, food and interactive games.
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Sunday, April 7

Sunday 4/7, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
host: DCINY
where:David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center
dress code:Corporate Casual
crowd:All Ages

Mass in Blue: The Music of Will Todd

DCINY presents an evening of music by English composer Will Todd led by Maestros James Meaders (DCINY Conductor) and Alicia Walker (DCINY Guest Conductor).

English composer Will Todd is well known for his beautiful and exciting music. His work encompasses choral works large and small, opera, musical theatre and orchestral pieces, as well as jazz compositions and chamber works.

Todd: Mass in Blue
Todd: Songs of Peace
Todd: No More Sorrow
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Monday, April 8

The Political Economy of Social Problems

In his “fighting” book, Social Problems published nearly a decade after Progress & Poverty, Henry George argued that the unequal distribution of wealth is the fundamental problem that defines and shapes all other social problems faced by modern societies. He saw in monopoly and, in particular land monopoly the driving force behind wealth inequality and economic injustice. We'll ask whether his diagnosis was accurate then and now, and most importantly, discuss whether his solution is still relevant today.

Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Dates: Mondays: 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6
host: The Henry George School of Social Science
where:Henry George School of Social Science
149 East 38th Street
New York, NY 10016 (map)
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Brooklyn Beerlesque

Monday 4/8, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
host: The Love Show
where:Brooklyn Brewery
79 North 11th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 (map)
details & rsvp online

An immersive feast for all the senses, "Brooklyn Beerlesque" allows guests to sample a flight of Brooklyn Brewery's world renowned craft brews, each paired with an intoxicating performance. Both the beer and the dance will run the gamut of styles from delicate and nuanced to brash and robust. Guiding the audience will be Cicerone certified beer server, David F. Slone, Esq. In addition to the tasting flight, each guest will receive one full pour of the beer of their choice.
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Wednesday, April 10

Land Use Workshop

Wednesday 4/10, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
host: Council Member Keith Powers
where:Hunter College West Building
912 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10065 (map)
details & rsvp online
You are invited to Council Member Keith Powers and the Municipal Arts Society for a workshop on land use in New York City!

Join us for a workshop covering the basics of land use planning in NYC. Participants will learn about the key players, regulations, and processes that influence development, and how the public can engage with them. The workshop is free and open to the public.
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Le Trumpet

A party by Spencer Ludwig featuring his full band and horn section and a line up of incredible guest performers and DJs that brings together the essence of Studio 54 and Sleep No More to create a totally immersive event unlike any other live music experience.

Fridays 3/29, 4/26, 6/28
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Doors @ 8pm, DJ @ 9pm, Show @ 10pm
host: Spencer Ludwig
45 South 3rd Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 (map)
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