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Monday, February 2, 2015
6 p.m.Monday Night Films!
Films are shown Mondays at 6:00pm in the first floor Willa Cather community room. All programs are free and open to the public. February 2: Rocky (1976; 119min.) Dir: John G. Avildsen. Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer gets a supremely rare chance to fight the heavy-weight champion, Apollo Creed. Won 1977 Academy Award for Best Picture. Starring Sylvester Stallone and Talia Shire. February 9: Badlands (1973; 94min.) Dir: Terrence Malick. An imp…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
6 p.m.League of Professional Theatre Women Oral History Project: Stockard Channing in conversation with Patrick Pacheco
Stockard Channing in conversation with Patrick Pacheco A conversation with prominent women in theatre, as part of the League’s ongoing series which chronicles and documents the contributions of significant women in theatre. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program. At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets are not available for advance reserva…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
12 noonDixieland Jazz
Presented by the Gotham Jazzmen. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Plaza entrance opens at 12:00 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
4:30 p.m.A Free poetry workshop brought to you by Bill Zavatsky
A Free poetry workshop brought to you by Bill. Zavatsky. Bill Zavatsky holds B.A. and M.F.A degrees from Columbia University. He has taught at all levels of education since 1971. For many years he taught in the high school at the Trinity School in Manhattan, and most recently at the Eugene Lang College of the New School. His poetry-writing workshop has been ongoing at the Morningside Heights Library since May of 2013. Bill has published three books of poems, Where X Marks the Spot, For Steve…
Morningside Heights, Story Hour RoomAdults
6 p.m.Bringing the Art of Food to the Everyday | Shelly Boris, Amy Lipton, Elaine Tin Nyo, Linda Weintraub | Fresh Cooking | Art and Food Series Event
FREE - Auditorium doors open at 5:30 p.m. Is working with food an art? Are chefs and growers artists? Can artists be chefs and growers? Can anyone making food call it art? Braised lamb with apples Join us to take a closer look at these questions with a conversation between cookbook author Shelley Boris, curator Amy Lipton, artist Elaine Tin Nyo and writer Linda Weintraub. We discuss ways that artists think about the food they eat, the art of cooking and the art of living on the earth.…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
Thursday, February 5, 2015
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
6 p.m.Conversations in Black Freedom Studies - 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Malcolm X: Malcolm X and Black Radical Women
Schomburg Education presents this dynamic adult education series with a full line up of provocative scholars and community members committed to engaging dialogue about black freedom studies. The Spring 2015 semester is curated by professors Jeanne Theoharis (Brooklyn College/CUNY) and Komozi Woodard (Sarah Lawrence College). February 5 at 6 p.m. with Rosemari Mealy, The City College of New York; Komozi Woodard, Sarah Lawrence College; and Gloria Richardson, Civil Rights Activist. Book…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureCollege & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Teachers
Saturday, February 7, 2015
2 p.m.Music @NYPL presents Don Witter Performing Jazz Guitar Standards
Spend an afternoon of music with Don Witter at the library. He will be performing works by Ellington, Rodgers and Hart, Legrand, Porter and Gershwin. Don Witter, Jr. started musical life at 4 trained as a Classical Pianist and 1st performed in public at the age of 5 at Carnegie Recital Hall. He appeared on the "TED MACK AMATEUR HOUR" and graduated from the high school of Music and Art where he was known as an accompanist for the High School Chorus and Vocal Students.
Richmondtown LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.“Songs of Freedom and Inspiration" by Pop/Jazz vocalist Cody Childs & The Ladies of Soul
“Songs of Freedom and Inspiration: Pop/Jazz vocalist Cody Childs & The Ladies of Soul perform inspirational music from the genres of gospel, soul and folk , made famous by such artists as Stevie Wonder, Bob Dylan, Marvin Gaye, The Impressions and The Staple Singers. The music includes such favorites as "Blowin' in the Wind", "Wade in the Water", "I'm So Proud", "People Get Ready", "Living in the City", "What's Going On?", "A Place in the Sun", "A Change is Gonna Come" and others.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
3 p.m.Mystics, Witches, Hysterics and the Problem of Female Spirituality: A Five Session Course
From the medieval period to the present, a small group of women have fallen into trances, had erotic visions, heard voices, foresworn food and claimed to have direct contact with God. This course explores the puzzle of why women who testified to similar spiritual experiences have been alternately venerated as saints, burned as witches, and medicated as patients. Why has female spirituality historically been the focus of cultural anxieties about sexuality, sensuality, and authority? Can we appl…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Monday, February 9, 2015
4 p.m.ABOYO - A Business of Your Own: Is It for You?
Founded in 1966 in Harlem, the Workshop in Business Opportunities (WIBO) is a private non-profit organization that is committed to assisting men and women with the drive to become successful entrepreneurs. WIBO’s mission is to enable small business owners and budding entrepreneurs from under-served communities to obtain financial success by starting, operating, and building successful businesses that develop economic power, provide jobs, and improve communities. To learn more about our 16-Week…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Adults,
Businesspeople
6 p.m.Monday Night Films!
Films are shown Mondays at 6:00pm in the first floor Willa Cather community room. All programs are free and open to the public. February 2: Rocky (1976; 119min.) Dir: John G. Avildsen. Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer gets a supremely rare chance to fight the heavy-weight champion, Apollo Creed. Won 1977 Academy Award for Best Picture. Starring Sylvester Stallone and Talia Shire. February 9: Badlands (1973; 94min.) Dir: Terrence Malick. An imp…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
12 noonDixieland Jazz
Presented by the Gotham Jazzmen. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Plaza entrance opens at 12:00 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
6 p.m.The Trends in Art Book Publishing | Deborah Aaronson, Todd Bradway, Patricia Fidler, Arezoo Moseni, Lisa Pearson, Mark Polizzotti
FREE - South Court Auditorium doors open at 5:30 p.m. The fundamental mission of a publisher is to make public. This panel, organized by Arezoo Moseni in collaboration with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Phaidon Press, Siglio Press, Yale University Press and David Zwirner Books, delves into the current and future trends in art book publishing and investigates the circumstances making an art book groundbreaking and life-changing. The panel also tackles the myriad of possibilities advancing art…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
4:30 p.m.A Free poetry workshop brought to you by Bill Zavatsky
A Free poetry workshop brought to you by Bill. Zavatsky. Bill Zavatsky holds B.A. and M.F.A degrees from Columbia University. He has taught at all levels of education since 1971. For many years he taught in the high school at the Trinity School in Manhattan, and most recently at the Eugene Lang College of the New School. His poetry-writing workshop has been ongoing at the Morningside Heights Library since May of 2013. Bill has published three books of poems, Where X Marks the Spot, For Steve…
Morningside Heights, Story Hour RoomAdults
Thursday, February 12, 2015
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
Friday, February 13, 2015
10 a.m.Create wearable art with self-taught mixed media artist
Heritage Arts & Craft Workshop Friday February 13, 2015 10:00 am—12:00 n Create wearable art with self-taught mixed media artist Nanette Sanchez Velazquez All materials will be provided Registration required: RSVP 718-579-4257 4th floor Information desk Nanette’s art will be on view from February 1-28, 2015 Call or visit for hours and tours NANETTE SANCHEZ-VELAZQUEZ Of Old Earth Creates Nanette is a life-long, Harlem-based, self-taught, mixed media artisan with a concentrati…
Bronx Library CenterAdults
10 a.m.Create Wearable Art
Bronx Library Center Latino & Puerto Rican Cultural Center Puerto Rican Heritage Gallery Invites you to share Heritage Arts & Crafts Create wearable art with self-taught mixed media artist Nanette Sanchez Velasquez Heritage Arts & Craft Workshop Friday February 13, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 n All materials will be provided Registration required: RSVP 718-579-4257 4th floor Information desk Nanette’s exhibit & opening tour will follow workshop at 12:00 noon and will be…
Bronx Library CenterAdults
2 p.m.Music @NYPL presents Afronaughtica
Mari Koga, vocalist Chiemi Nakai, pianist Pianist Chiemi Nakai and vocalist Mari Koga met as college students in Osaka, Japan, and came to New York together in 2000 to study jazz performance program at Queens College. In the years that followed, both have made their mark on the New York City Latin music scene and in the jazz worlds, as individual performers and as collaborators. Mari has performed on Chiemi's 2008 CD release, Bridges, and have released a full-length CD together, Afronaughtic…
Jerome Park LibraryAdults
2 p.m.February Films - THE WOMEN
Mary Haines (Norma Shearer) loses her husband to ruthless Crystal Allen (Joan Crawford) who is aided and abetted by Sylvia Fowler (Rosalind Russell) whose own spouse has taken up with another woman. In Reno, in the throes of divorce, all wage war on one another. Directed by George Cukor. 1939, B&W, 133 Minutes.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Saturday, February 14, 2015
1 p.m.English Sword Dance Festival
Sword dancing is a winter celebration that has come down through the ages from the coalmining regions of England. The Festival will beature both mystical, stately long sword and lively rapper sword dancing, accompanied by live music! Two performances at 1 pm and 3 pm, Saturday February 14, no registration required. For more information: www.halfmoonsword.org All Events and Programs are Free and Open to the Public Presented in the 1st floor Willa Cather Community Room
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults,
Children,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
1:30 p.m.ENGLISH SWORD DANCE FESTIVAL
English Sword Dance Festival Come and experience the winter celebration that has come down through the ages from coal mining regions of northern England.…
115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomAdults
2 p.m.Music @NYPL presents Los Mas Valientes
Performing together since 1995, Los Mas Valientes plays cutting-edge Latin jazz, classic Nuyorican salsa, and much more. They perform rootsy, pulsating music from every corner of Latin America and the Caribbean – from Cuba and Puerto Rico to Haiti and Jamaica, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and the Dominican Republic. With four critically acclaimed full-length CDs under their belt, this beloved band of NYC Latin music veterans will treat the audience to an assortment of their innovative, pan-…
Hunt's Point LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.Music @NYPL presents Afronaughtica
Mari Koga, vocalist Chiemi Nakai, pianist Pianist Chiemi Nakai and vocalist Mari Koga met as college students in Osaka, Japan, and came to New York together in 2000 to study jazz performance program at Queens College. In the years that followed, both have made their mark on the New York City Latin music scene and in the jazz worlds, as individual performers and as collaborators. Mari has performed on Chiemi's 2008 CD release, Bridges, and have released a full-length CD together, Afronaughtic…
Inwood LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Mystics, Witches, Hysterics and the Problem of Female Spirituality: A Five Session Course
From the medieval period to the present, a small group of women have fallen into trances, had erotic visions, heard voices, foresworn food and claimed to have direct contact with God. This course explores the puzzle of why women who testified to similar spiritual experiences have been alternately venerated as saints, burned as witches, and medicated as patients. Why has female spirituality historically been the focus of cultural anxieties about sexuality, sensuality, and authority? Can we appl…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
12 noonDixieland Jazz
Presented by the Gotham Jazzmen. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Plaza entrance opens at 12:00 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
4:30 p.m.A Free poetry workshop brought to you by Bill Zavatsky
A Free poetry workshop brought to you by Bill. Zavatsky. Bill Zavatsky holds B.A. and M.F.A degrees from Columbia University. He has taught at all levels of education since 1971. For many years he taught in the high school at the Trinity School in Manhattan, and most recently at the Eugene Lang College of the New School. His poetry-writing workshop has been ongoing at the Morningside Heights Library since May of 2013. Bill has published three books of poems, Where X Marks the Spot, For Steve…
Morningside Heights, Story Hour RoomAdults
6 p.m.Who Are You and What Are You Supposed to Be Doing with Your Life?
Kristina Leonardi discusses re-assessing who you are and what you should be doing with your life so you can achieve fulfillment on all levels, and at the same time enable you to serve others. Kristina shares with you how she came to form The Women’s Mosaic, and how the tools and lessons she has learned can help you create a more gratifying career and life path for yourself. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted. Click here for more SIBL programs and classe…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, February 19, 2015
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
9 a.m.Single Stop / Government Benefits
Do you know you may qualify for over 40 government benefits? Food Stamps / Cash Assistance (PA, TANF, Safety Net) / Medicare / Medicaid Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) / Unemployment Insurance / Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) / Emergency Assistance (“One Shot Deal”) /Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) / Safelink Cell Phone / And Many More! We also provide referrals to Legal, Financial, and Counseling Services within your community! Visit Us At Bronx LibraryCenter 310 Eas…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons Without Homes
11 a.m.Thursday Classic Movies at Columbus Library
Imitation of Life (1959) 124 Minutes; Universal Pictures; Not Rated Starring – Lana Turner & John Gavin Director – Douglas Sirk The story of two widows and their troubled daughters. In the search for success as an actress, Lora neglects her daughter. Lora's black housekeeper's daughter repudiates her mother by trying to pass for white. As the years pass, each of the four women realizes that she has been living an emotionally fruitless existence.
Columbus LibraryAdults
5 p.m.Think Outside the Cell : The Long Shadow of Incarceration’s Stigma
The Long Shadow of Incarceration’s Stigma Film Screening and Panel Discussion A staggering 700,000 people are released from prison in the United States each year. When they reenter society they face widespread discrimination, including in employment, housing, higher education and voting. Who are these men and women? What are their struggles? What are their stories? And how are some beating the odds and succeeding? Come view this short documentary film and have a rich conversation about this to…
Harlem LibraryAdults
5:30 p.m.Staged @NYPL presents Harlem Remembered
The program will include two literary prize-winning one act plays: The Hunch by Eulalie Spence (1927), Exit, an Illusion by Marita Bonner (1927) and Tell Me Again, folk tales collected by Zora Neale Hurston and Joel Chandler Harris, dramatized by Dave DeChristopher. HARLEM REMEMBERED will feature a cast of six-eight actors and singers and will be about 70 minutes long. This is the third Harlem Renaissance program created by the Xoregos Performing Company. It follows the XPC's programs of 2010 a…
Muhlenberg LibraryAdults
6 p.m.Channel 101 NY Turns 10
Founded in Los Angeles by Dan Harmon and Rob Schrab, Channel 101 is a monthly festival for five-minute web-series. At each screening the audience is bestowed the power of TV network executives, voting whether a series dies or lives to screen another month. Since the first New York City screening ten years ago, Channel 101 NY has helped launch careers for many of today's most daring and original comedic writers and performers, including Aziz Ansari, Ellie Kemper, Nick Kroll, and Broad City creato…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
6:30 p.m.Films at the Schomburg: An African City
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and African Film Festival, Inc. are proud to present a special screening of the popular web series, An African City. The screening will be followed by an insightful panel discussion with the executive producer, Millie Monyo, and lead actresses from the series. An innovative portrayal of the African woman, this series depicts five beautiful, successful African females who return to their home continent and confide in one another about love and life…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults,
College & Graduate Students
Saturday, February 21, 2015
12 noonPiney Fork Press Theater Festival Winter 2015
The Piney Fork Theater Playwriting Winter Festival 2015 (Part One) Saturday February 21st NYPL Alvin Ailey Auditorium at 1pm Presenting short plays by these writers: Thinking Of Her Made Him Think Of Her – Jack Helbig Morning, Mourning - Elizabeth Ruelas Bless Their Hearts - Kay Poiro The NYC Fermenters Meetup Group – Wade Savitt Ask Zsuzsanna - C.J. Ehrlich Great Men - Tony Defeo English Class – SgWeintraub POW(Mother/Father) - John Ladd Live at the Scene – James Shoberg Plu…
115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomAdults
1 p.m.Saturday Afternoon at the Movies
"The Other Woman" starring Cameron Diaz ( 2014; 109 mins) After discovering her boyfriend is married, Carly soon meets the wife he's been betraying. And when yet another love affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot revenge on the three-timing S.O.B.
Morningside HeightsAdults
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