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Junior BCA Get Fit For Hope Challenge

October 1, 2020 @ 7:00 AM - October 31, 2020 @ 11:00 PM
$25

Participate from Anywhere Join or support high school and college students nationwide for the 31-day Junior BCA Get Fit For Hope Challenge. Fitness plays an important role in both prevention and recovery, so run, bike, swim, practice with your school team, – the choice is yours – and help BCA raise critical funding for Breast […]

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Dance Rising: NYC A Hyper-Local Dance Out October 1 and 3, 2020

October 1, 2020 @ 5:00 PM - October 3, 2020 @ 5:30 PM

The Dance Rising Collective, a new collective of artists and administrators created in partnership with Kinesis Project dance theatre, The Field as fiscal sponsor and advised by Lucy Sexton of New Yorkers for Culture & Arts, presents Dance Rising: NYC, a hyper-local dance out across all five boroughs October 1 and 3 from 5:00-5:30pm. NYC […]

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NYC United Against Cancer

October 1, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Free

On Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 7 p.m., volunteers from four of the American Cancer Society’s signature distinguished events, Coaches vs. Cancer Dinner Benefit, Hope Lodge Bash, Financial Services Cares Gala, and Dance Against Cancer, will come together as one for the American Cancer Society Presents: NYC United Against Cancer. This virtual benefit will highlight […]

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Adventure Players Live! Presents Interactive Online Performances for Children on Fridays in October at 4pm

October 2, 2020 @ 4:00 PM - October 30, 2020 @ 5:00 PM

Adventure Players Live! presents interactive online performances on Fridays, October 2, 9, 16, and 30 at 4pm via Zoom, inviting children ages five to nine to join them in the Great Great Forest, an interactive world filled with whimsical characters and wild places. Tickets are $20 per family and are available at www.adventureplayerslive.com. Availability is […]

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Oliver Fest 2020 Virtual Gala – Club 1984 Scholars Jam

October 2, 2020 @ 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
$19.84

Club 1984 Scholars Jam Ultimate online dance party! Music by DJ M.O.S & DJ Kiss

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October 2020 at the South Street Seaport Museum

October 3, 2020 - October 31, 2020

South Street Seaport Museum announces the upcoming October schedule of events, including a mix of in-person and virtual experiences. The Museum, located at 12 Fulton Street, NYC, allows entry to 1885 tall ship Wavertree, presents free outdoor exhibitions, and offers free virtual building and walking tours in partnership with Archtober, Open House New York, and Urban Archive […]

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, Ballet Hispánico, Dance Theatre of Harlem, and New York City Ballet Join Forces to Lead the Dance Community with New Voting Initiative #NYCDANCEUNITES: Join us. Use the hashtag, create a video, raise your voice – VOTE!

October 3, 2020 - November 3, 2020

Five of New York City's acclaimed dance companies have joined together to create a new online initiative to urge the dance community to do their civic duty and vote: #NYCDANCEUNITES.   Scheduled to launch on Friday, October 2 on each company's social media platforms and website, the campaign will be an on-going social advocacy initiative, inviting […]

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Oliver Fest 2020 Virtual Gala – Opportunity Unlocked Symposium

October 3, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
$500

Featuring The Return of Black Boy Joy: Don Lemon & Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad. This will be followed by the Black, Brown & Gifted panel discussion with Dr. Donna Y. Ford, Ohio State University; Dr. Stephen L. Gessner, Education Consultant; Michael T. Nettles, ETS; and Shawna Young, Duke TIP at Duke University. The symposium will […]

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Oliver Fest 2020 Virtual Gala – Gala(-ish) Awards Celebration

October 3, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
$1000

Honoring this year’s Champions of Excellence; MSCI Chairman and CEO Henry Fernandez and Alexia Fernandez, and Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Professor, Harvard Kennedy School and Radcliffe Institute. The event will also celebrate Oliver Scholars’ Gabrielle Pesantez (Harvard Class of 2024) and the 2020 s graduating class.

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The Untermyer Gardens Conservancy’s Mehregan Gala

October 4, 2020 @ 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Untermyer Park and Gardens, 945 North Broadway
Yonkers, NY 10701 United States
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$750

The Untermyer Gardens Conservancy will hold its annual Mehregan gala on Sunday, October 4, at historic Untermyer Gardens. Mehregan, the traditional Persian harvest festival, will take place in the Walled Garden, which is the finest Indo-Persian garden in the Western Hemisphere. Cocktails will be followed by a lavish Persian dinner served in an open tent […]

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Birch Family Services Virtual 5K

October 5, 2020 - October 12, 2020
Free

This year, Birch Family Services' annual 5K is going virtual. Participants will run or walk separately in their own neighborhoods and unite to raise funds to support services for people with autism and developmental disabilities. The 5K will take place from October 5–12, 2020. Sign up today! Invite family, friends, colleagues and neighbors to join […]

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Edible Sukkah Making for Kids – Online

October 5, 2020 @ 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Free

You and your 3-6 year-old are invited to join 18Doors Rukin Rabbinic Fellow Rabbi Elyssa Cherney to make edible sukkahs out of graham crackers and other yummy treats. Can’t make it to a real sukkah this year? No problem! You will learn about the sukkah while doing a fun—and delicious—activity. This program will last approximately […]

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Pro Bono Partnership Gala 2020

October 6, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cipriani 42nd Street, 110 E 42ND STREET
New York, NY United States
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$1,000

Pro Bono Partnership is a nationally recognized provider of vital, free transactional legal services to nonprofits that are serving the disadvantaged or strengthening communities in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey, and, by license, in Atlanta and Ohio. Its model is to collaborate with in-house legal departments and law firm attorneys to provide pro bono […]

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Bloomingdale School of Music Offers Free Trial for Virtual Fall Music Classes Available for All Ages and Levels of Experience THIS WEEK – Through October 9, 2020

October 7, 2020 - October 9, 2020
New York, NY United States + Google Map

Bloomingdale School of Music is offering a free trial period with the opportunity to participate in up to three 30-minute virtual music classes for its fall semester from now through October 9, 2020. Bloomingdale classes aim to educate students and instill discipline, fun and a passion for self-expression through music through high-quality instruction throughout the year. […]

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Fountain House Fall Fete

October 7, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Fountain House Associates Committee hosts the 13th Annual Fall Fete

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20S AND 30S NYC VIRTUAL SUKKAH HOP

October 7, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Free

Hosted by Marlene Meyerson JCC in Manhattan. You're invited to participate in a first ever, NYC-wide Virtual Sukkah Hop on October 7th starting at 7:00 PM EST! Current circumstances may keep us from celebrating in person in our Sukkahs this year, so why not come together for the largest Sukkot celebration to date. We hope […]

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14th Annual Golden Heart Awards

October 8, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Glasshouses, 545 W 25th St, New York, NY 10001
New York, NY 10001 United States
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The Golden Heart Awards serves as a model of how the strengths and resources of the private and public sectors combine to support God’s Love We Deliver in our critical work. Past recipients include Iman, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, John Demsey and M·A·C VIVA GLAM Fund, Hugh Jackman, Jordan Roth, Tony Kushner, Neil Patrick Harris, Anna […]

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South Street Seaport Museum Celebrates Architecture in October

October 9, 2020 @ 3:00 PM - October 30, 2020 @ 4:00 PM

South Street Seaport Museum celebrates architecture and announces the Archtober 2020 schedule of events, including free virtual experiences on October 9, 16, 23, and 30, from 3-4pm ET. The Museum offers free virtual celebrations, walking tours, and other online events in partnership with Archtober, Open House New York, and Urban Archive throughout the month of October […]

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Bloomingdale School of Music Virtual Faculty Concert Series

October 9, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - October 30, 2020 @ 8:00 PM

Bloomingdale School of Music announces the Faculty Concert Series as part of the School's Community Music Events on October 9, 23, and 30, 2020 at 7pm via Zoom. The concerts, free and open to the public, feature themes of South American Sounds on October 9, Music With A Voice on October 23, and Musical Imageries […]

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Talk Therapy For Adults With ADHD – CBT, DBT & Mindfulness

October 13, 2020 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Zoom United States + Google Map
$5 – $10

Description: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. CBT is a type of talk therapy geared toward modifying perceptions; and -- indirectly -- emotions and behaviors. This by questioning negative beliefs or harsh self-appraisals (which are presumed to be inaccurate). Participants are taught to rethink a given situation. And ask: what are my mental patterns; and how can I […]

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Virtual 60+: Aging Wisely

October 14, 2020 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$100 – $120

Hosted by Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan Discover resources and support to live your later years with spirit, resilience, and wisdom. Participants are guided to do the reflective work that enables them to come to new understandings about their lives, their selves, and their values. VIRTUAL - ONLINE Please contact Registration by email at boxoffice@mmjccm.org for […]

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Samaritan Daytop Foundation Virtual Gala

October 14, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Samaritan Daytop Foundation Virtual Gala – Wednesday, October 14th Celebrating 60 Years of Samaritan Daytop Village Improving the Quality of Life for New Yorkers Facing Adversity Samaritan Daytop Foundation is hosting its first Virtual Gala benefiting Samaritan Daytop Village on its 60th Anniversary. The event takes place on Wednesday, October 14th at 6:00 PM. The […]

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Vangeline Theater/New York Butoh Institute presents The New York Butoh Institute Festival 2020 (Online)

October 15, 2020 - October 25, 2020

Vangeline Theater/New York Butoh Institute presents the New York Butoh Institute Festival 2020 online, October 15-25, 2020. The Festival will feature an exciting program of butoh workshops and exclusive Zoom performances of works by butoh dancers from Asia, Latin America, South Africa, New York, and the United States. Vangeline's nonfiction book, Butoh: Cradling Empty Space, will also be […]

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Google Arts & Culture Latino Cultures in the U.S Exhibit: 50 Years of Ballet Hispánico

October 15, 2020 - October 31, 2020

Ballet Hispánico, the nation's leading Latino dance organization since 1970 and recognized this year as one of America's Cultural Treasures, collaborated with Google Arts & Culture as part of the Latino Cultures in the U.S Exhibit. Online visitors can discover Ballet Hispánico's new exhibit, featuring more than 150 images and seven visual stories on the […]

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MAD BALL 2020

October 15, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$750

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) will hold its annual MAD BALL, a virtual benefit, honoring Judy Chicago for her unparalleled contributions to the fields of art, craft, and design. MAD BALL begins with a pre- show and cocktails led by MX Justin Vivian Bond starting at 6:00 PM. The evening‘s festivities include a […]

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Battery Dance presents Latin Voices in Dance in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month as part of its new format Battery Dance Festival +

October 16, 2020 - October 26, 2020

Battery Dance announces Battery Dance Festival +, an extension of its annual summer festival that went virtual for the first time in August attracting nearly 30,000 viewers in its 39th year. Battery Dance Festival + will become a regular feature, showcasing free virtual performances by prior Festival participants within geographic and cultural themes.  In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month and following […]

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Breast Cancer Alliance’s VIRTUAL Annual Luncheon & Fashion Show: Reimagined

October 19, 2020 @ 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Breast Cancer Alliance, 48 Maple Avenue

Greenwich, CT 06830 United States
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$350

Breast Cancer Alliance VIRTUAL Annual Luncheon & Fashion Show – Reimagined will be celebrating a meaningful, fun and fashionable event safely “together.” Breast Cancer diagnoses have not waned during this pandemic, and screening, treatment and research have all suffered from delayed visits and restricted access.     WHAT: BCA Annual Luncheon & Fashion Show - Reimagined […]

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Virtual 60+: Aging Wisely

October 21, 2020 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$100 – $120

Hosted by Marlene Meyerson JCC Discover resources and support to live your later years with spirit, resilience, and wisdom. Participants are guided to do the reflective work that enables them to come to new understandings about their lives, their selves, and their values. Please contact Registration by email at boxoffice@mmjccm.org for additional information. $100 members […]

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D.C.’s Chamber Dance Project Announces Virtual Open Rehearsal of a new duet by Christian Denice

October 21, 2020 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Chamber Dance Project, Washington's premier contemporary ballet company, welcomes the public to view a virtual open rehearsal of a new duet by Christian Denice - a part of his larger work, Dwellings - on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at 5pm, over Zoom. Denice will create the duet on dancers Grace-Anne Powers and Austin Powers in preparation for […]

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Ballet Hispánico to perform in New York City Center’s Digital Fall for Dance Festival Live from the Stage

October 21, 2020 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Ballet Hispánico, the nation's leading Latino dance organization since 1970 and recognized this year as one of America's Cultural Treasures, will perform in New York City Center's digital Fall for Dance Festival, live from the stage, premiering on October 21, 2020 at 7:30pm as part of Program 1. Ballet Hispánico will perform a New York Premiere […]

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Dear New York: We All Need A Laugh

October 22, 2020 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

The John A. Reisenbach Foundation (JAR), an organization dedicated to rebuilding a better and safer New York, is partnering with the Upper West Side’s storied Triad Theatre to livestream a 90-minute virtual comedy event, Dear New York: We All Need A Laugh. The event will take place on Thursday, October 22 at 6:30pm EST to […]

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The Met Apollo Circle Benefit

October 22, 2020 @ 9:00 PM - October 23, 2020 @ 12:00 AM
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028 United States
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The Apollo Circle Benefit is the annual black-tie celebration for The Metropolitan Museum of Art's young patron community. The evening features drinks and dancing by The Temple of Dendur in the Sackler Wing, a unique themes, and a special performance.

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Baruch Performing Arts Center and Opera Omaha present the Virtual Premiere of the chamber opera dwb (driving while black)

October 23, 2020 - October 29, 2020

Baruch Performing Arts Center and Opera Omaha present the virtual, directed-for-video premiere of dwb (driving while black) from October 23, 2020 at 9:00am ET through October 29, 2020 at 9:00pm ET. Tickets are pay-what-you-can and can be purchased via the BPAC portal at https://www.baruch.cuny.edu/calendar/EventList.aspx?fromdate=10/1/2020&todate=10/31/2020&display=&type=public&eventidn=81021&view=EventDetails&information_id=1121642&_ga=2.192461034.1191004513.1597948508-434811229.1597075571&AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1. There will also be a post-screening live talk, with details to come. A previously recorded excerpt of dwb […]

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4th Annual Madison Avenue Gallery Walk

October 24, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Madison Avenue from 57th-86th Street, Madison Avenue from 57th-86th Street
New York, NY United States
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Free

The 4th Annual Madison Avenue Gallery Walk on Saturday, October 24, is one of the most anticipated highlights of the fall art season in New York. It is a must for art lovers, and free and open to the public by registration at madisonavenuegallerywalk.com. Art enthusiasts will be able to visit participating galleries to view […]

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Broadway’s Best for Breast Cancer

October 26, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Free

Hosted by Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan Join Broadway star Mandy Gonzalez (Hamilton, Wicked and In the Heights), Caroline Kohles, JCC Senior Director of Health and Wellness. Meet Mandy's friends and fellow Broadway performers from the comfort of your own home and watch them perform. Hear from top health and wellness experts about resilience, the power […]

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Angel Ball 2020 to benefit Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research

October 26, 2020 @ 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Cipriani Wall Street, 55 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005 United States
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$1,750

The signature event of the Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research, the Angel Ball stands out as one of the highlights of the New York Social season. This star-studded event, known for its amazing live entertainment and celebrity participants, honors individuals who have made significant humanitarian and philanthropic contributions in support of cancer research. The […]

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Birch Family Services Virtual Gala

October 26, 2020 @ 6:45 PM - 8:00 PM
Free

Celebrating Today, Building Tomorrow, will be a virtual gathering to celebrate Birch Family Services' 45th anniversary. It will offer us a time to connect, share our stories, and recognize some of our champions, including Scott Simon, host of Weekend Edition on NPR, and long-time Birch supporters, Jean and Ron Rawitt. Registration for this livestream event […]

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Virtual 60+: Aging Wisely

October 28, 2020 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$100 – $120

Hosted by Marlene Meyerson JCC Discover resources and support to live your later years with spirit, resilience, and wisdom. Participants are guided to do the reflective work that enables them to come to new understandings about their lives, their selves, and their values. Please contact Registration by email at boxoffice@mmjccm.org for additional information. $100 members […]

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92Y’S EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN AWARDS

October 29, 2020 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
New York, NY United States + Google Map
$375

92Y ANNOUNCES ITS 2020 EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN AWARD RECIPIENTS JOIN THE VIRTUAL CELEBRATION NOVEMBER 10, 12-1 PM ET, HONORING GEORGETTE BENNETT, ROXANE GAY, ANNETTE INSDORF, LISA LEWIN, ANN RUBENSTEIN TISCH, AND 2020 IMPACT AWARD RECIPIENT, DR. TAMARA MOISE FEATURING GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING JAZZ VOCALIST CÉCILE MCLORIN SALVANT AND TONY AWARD-WINNING BROADWAY ACTRESS ALI STROKER Tickets Here: https://www.92y.org/extraordinary-women-awards.aspx […]

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GLORIA VANDERIBILT: An Artful Life

October 29, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - January 24, 2021 @ 5:00 PM
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The Huntsville Museum of Art is honored to present this exclusive exhibition featuring not only memorable photographs of Vanderbilt by Jonathan Becker, Adrian Villeta, Annie Leibovitz and Jack Mitchell, but also a selection of over 35 paintings, lithographs and DreamBox sculptures by Vanderbilt. The exhibition also documents Vanderbilt's association and support of the Huntsville Museum […]

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JONATHAN BECKER: Social Work. Four Decades of Movers, Shakers & Thinkers

October 29, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - January 24, 2021 @ 5:00 PM
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The Huntsville Museum of Art is honored to present this exhibition opening October 30, 2020 through January 24, 2021. American photographer Jonathan Becker began contributing to Vanity Fair magazine on the heels of an especially successful solo exhibition in Chelsea, NYC, in 1981. Becker's specialty in portraits, photographed by and large on location, soon became […]

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Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents Rough-Cut Viewings: Isolation to Creation

October 31, 2020 @ 7:30 PM - November 21, 2020 @ 9:30 PM

Forging a path for artists to safely gather, create and perform together again, this summer and fall over fifty artists entered eight Works & Process bubble residencies in rural Hudson Valley after an unprecedented period of isolation. To capture this journey Works & Process produced a four part docuseries Isolation to Creation to provide audiences with the […]

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