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May 2020

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South Street Seaport Museum Invites Friends and Fans to Stay Connected Through #SeaportMuseumAtHome

May 1 - May 15
New York, NY United States + Google Map

South Street Seaport Museum, which closed its doors in March in response to COVID-19, will remain closed to the public until further notice. Until its physical spaces reopen, the Museum invites friends and fans to stay connected in the digital world. As its staff is still hard at work remotely, every Friday on the Museum's Facebook page, there will be an installment of #SeaportMuseumAtHome: updates posted throughout the day to highlight what the Museum's teams are doing from home. Friday, May 1…

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Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Community Gatherings via Zoom Fridays at 4:30pm

May 1 @ 4:30 PM - May 29 @ 6:00 PM
New York, NY United States + Google Map

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces Community Gatherings every Friday at 4:30pm via Zoom. This is an opportunity to network with theater professionals and talk about keeping theater alive in the age of COVID-19. Ask questions, bring answers, be part of a community. To reserve a spot and receive the Zoom invitation, email TRUnltd@aol.com with "Zoom Me" in the subject line. A message from Bob Ost, executive director of TRU: "Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all TRU live events are being rescheduled while we wait…

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South Street Seaport Museum Announces the Virtual Return of Chantey Sing

May 3 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
New York, NY United States + Google Map

South Street Seaport Museum's monthly sea-music Chantey Sing returns - virtually. From our living rooms and kitchens, and even from the deck of Wavertree, join our round-robin of shared songs, featuring members of the New York Packet and friends. Listen in, lead or request a song, and belt out the choruses for your neighbors to hear during a Virtual Chantey Sing this Sunday, May 3, 2020 from 2-4pm. The event is FREE. Sign up here to receive the Zoom link 24 hours…

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Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents Federal Hall: The Democracy Project

May 3 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
New York, NY United States + Google Map

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents Federal Hall: The Democracy Project on Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 7:30pm. The Democracy Project is a perspective-shifting odyssey through the 531 days when New York City was the nation's first capital; when the presidency was new; the slave trade was in debate; and the U.S. Constitution-and the rights of all America's inhabitants-hung in the balance. Written by Tanya Barfield, Lisa D'Amour, Larissa FastHorse, Melissa James Gibson, Michael R. Jackson and Bruce Norris, and…

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Battery Dance Gives Back to Healthcare Workers in Honor of Giving Tuesday Now

May 4 - May 31
New York, NY United States + Google Map

Inspired by Giving Tuesday Now, a national day of giving to support those on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, Battery Dance will provide free virtual mindful movement classes for frontline health care workers during the month of May. The 15-minute classes require no prior dance experience and are designed to provide a small dose of tranquility for workers immersed in giving aid to others in dire circumstances. Those interested may fill out this form: batterydance.org/givingback/. Battery Dance has reached out to…

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Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Free Online Company Class with Asian American Master Artists and Company Dancers May 4-8, 2020

May 4 @ 12:00 PM - May 8 @ 1:00 PM
New York, NY United States + Google Map

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company is keeping its dancers in shape by conducting regular Company Classes online from Nai-Ni and Company dancer’s living rooms using Zoom. After a few weeks, Company members and Nai-Ni invited former dancers of the Company and friends to join through Zoom. At the same time, company dancers translated their online dance teaching skills to serve K-12 students and students with disabilities in underserved communities. Dance has brought them…

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Dance Against Cancer celebrates 10 years with ‘Year 1′ performance stream

May 4 @ 8:00 PM - May 5 @ 10:00 PM
Youtube, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFVa6KyJfpKKpYCukDZaUPA/videos
New York, NY 10023 United States
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Free

This Monday, May 4, Dance Against Cancer - the American Cancer Society's premier dance event - is celebrating a “Decade of DAC” by opening their archives and airing never-before-seen performance highlights from DAC’s first benefit in 2011, with a special intro by Co-Founders Daniel Ulbricht (New York City Ballet) and Erin Fogarty (Manhattan Youth Ballet). The stream will launch on Monday, May 4 at 8pm EST on Dance Against Cancer’s Youtube channel and be available through Tuesday evening at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFVa6KyJfpKKpYCukDZaUPA/videos.…

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American Friends of Soroka Medical Center Gala

May 5 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
New York, NY United States + Google Map

Conquering Cancer at Soroka details coming soon contact us at 914-725-9070

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Reporters Committee 50th Anniversary Celebration and Freedom of the Press Awards

May 5 @ 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Ziegfeld Ballroom, 141 W 54th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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$1,500

Honoring: Theodore J. Boutrous (Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP), Julie K. Brown (Miami Herald), Amal Clooney (Clooney Foundation for Justice) and Jane Mayer (The New Yorker). Laura Moscoso (Centro de Periodismo Investigativo) will receive the Rising Star Award. Dinner Chairs: Amanda Bennett, Donald E. Graham (Graham Holdings), Norman Pearlstine (Los Angeles Times), Brad Smith (Microsoft) and Steven R. Swartz (Hearst). For 50 years, the Reporters Committee has been a national leader in First Amendment law and advocacy and today stands…

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Bloomingdale School of Music featured in New Steinway & Sons Tour Segment on NBC Universal’s George to the Rescue

May 7
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Bloomingdale School of Music was featured in an all-new extended segment as part of the 11th season of NBC Universal's George to the Rescue. Now a new Steinway & Sons tour segment features a beautiful look at what goes into making a piano, with a mini reveal at the end, available now at https://youtu.be/kKqrmn9Lhho. The delivery of the new Steinway piano was made possible by a grant from Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, who joined Bloomingdale School of Music for a Ribbon Cutting…

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Unordinary Women, Unordinary Times: A Live, Interactive Evening with Lafayette 148

May 7 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
New York, NY United States + Google Map
Free

Join us on Zoom for a virtual event honoring nine bold, boundary-breaking women using their power to change lives. In support of Girl Rising. 6pm –– Virtual Cocktails 6:15-7:30pm –– An Unordinary Conversation RSVP to save your spot & receive your link to the event: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_i1HyjsCBTsu0BXj36ECKIQ Enjoy a lively conversation on being brave & giving back in these unordinary times. With our 2020 Unordinary Women: Amy Sherald, Anne Pasternak, Brittany Packnett Cunningham, Christina Lowery, Julissa Arce, Maria Brito, Meena Harris,…

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Birch Family Services Gala

May 7 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Prince George Ballroom, 15 East 27th Street
New York, 10016 United States
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$500.00

Imagine a world where individuals with autism and developmental disabilities are celebrated for their abilities, uniqueness, and potential. For the past 45 years, Birch Family Services and its community of supporters have done more than imagine such a bright future, we've worked towards it. Join us on Thursday, May 7, 2020, at the Prince George Ballroom in New York City as we come together to celebrate our achievements over the last 45 years and imagine our future. During the evening,…

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Kinesis Project Virtual Annual Spring Gala

May 8 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
New York, NY United States + Google Map

Kinesis Project's Board of Directors presents Kinesis Project's Annual Spring Gala in a virtual realm, honoring Jennifer Wright Cook and Yasemin Ozumerizfon, hosted by TruDee, with LIVE performances by Kinesis Project NYC and Seattle, on Friday, May 8, 2020 at 7:30pm EST. Tickets are available at https://www.kinesisproject.com/events/kpgala2020. For a fun, sparkling, connected, staying home evening, join Kinesis Project in a private Zoom room from where-ever you are to enjoy a toast, watch performances, bid on fun and virtual offerings, and win a double thumbs up from Erin…

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Jackie Greene With Leslie Mendelson @ City Winery

May 10 @ 6:30 PM - May 11 @ 12:00 AM
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City Winery, located at West 15th in Hudson River Park, offers music lovers a one-of-a-kind experience combining a concert venue, restaurant, fully functioning winery, and events space under one roof. Their new waterfront location in Hudson River Park at 15th Street features two performance spaces, a 350-seat concert hall and 150-capacity loft space, as well as expansive and unobstructed views of the stage and the Hudson River. City Winery elevates their distinct intimate live music experience in their new space…

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Season-Long Dutch Focus at the Kennedy Center presents Maas Theater en Dans – ‘EGG-tion HERO’

May 11 @ 8:00 AM - May 17 @ 5:00 PM
New York, NY United States + Google Map

Throughout the 2019-2020 season, Kennedy Center Performances for Young Audiences will present five award-winning music, theater, and dance companies from the Netherlands in collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts. This season-long Dutch focus will bring the unique, high-caliber work of Woest, BonteHond, Mass Theater & Dance, Oorkaan, and De Dansers to families and student audiences at the nation's cultural center in Washington, D.C. Performances kick-off in October and November 2019 and will continue in January and April 2020. For tickets and more information, please visit: https://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/series/PYA. The brand-new collaboration between…

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San Francisco Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

May 11 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
New York, NY United States + Google Map

Lincoln Center at Home (#LincolnCenterAtHome) presents San Francisco Ballet: Romeo and Juliet on May 11, 2020. As a part of this new initiative, viewers can watch archival Lincoln Center performances, available for free and on demand at LincolnCenter.org and on Lincoln Center's Facebook Page. Monday, May 11, 2020 at 5:30pm EST San Francisco Ballet: Romeo and Juliet (2015 Live From Lincoln Center broadcast) With its passionate choreography, spine-tingling swordsmanship, and celebrated score by Sergei Prokofiev, this colorful and emotional retelling of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet has packed houses around the world. Helgi…

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Vera Institute of Justice 14th Annual Gala – Justice for All: A Day of Giving & Night of Impact (A Virtual, Online Celebration)

May 12 @ 7:00 PM
$12,500

In response to the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Vera is transforming its annual in-person gala on May 12 into an online gala, a Day of Giving & Night of Impact. Vera works to end mass incarceration while ensuring fair treatment for people living behind bars. The stakes are even higher for incarcerated and detained people during this crisis. Supporters of Vera’s Day of Giving & Night of Impact will hear from this year’s honorees — Karen Seymour, Executive Vice President…

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AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE: TOGETHER TONIGHT ONLINE GALA CELEBRATING ABT’S 80TH ANNIVERSARY

May 12 @ 7:00 PM
New York, NY United States

ABT presents American Ballet Theatre: Together Tonight, bringing the history, artistry and optimism of American Ballet Theatre to homes around the world. The gala celebration of new works created at a social distance, historical film footage and celebrity appearances will stream for FREE on American Ballet Theatre’s YouTube channel, Tuesday evening, May12at7pmET. The one-hour program will include the legendary Tony Bennett singing “Fly Me to the Moon,” accompanying ABT Soloists Catherine Hurlin and Aran Bell in a performance of Jessica…

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Evening with the Dove

May 12 @ 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
$300

The 2020 Evening with the Dove will be a virtual event that has all the excitement of our regular event, without the hassle of the subway or traffic! We will have an online auction, a word from this year's honorees and even a virtual toast! Urban Dove uses the core values of Teamwork, Leadership and Communication to help at-risk youth develop the critical life, job and academic skills they need to graduate high school, succeed in college and build careers.…

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Battery Dance TV Free Weekly Virtual Dance Classes for Kids

May 13
New York, NY United States + Google Map

In the wake of school closures, Battery Dance knows things are difficult for both teachers and students. As such, they will now offer free virtual dance classes for kids through Battery Dance TV in order to help keep minds and bodies engaged during this time. Children will be guided through classes with our teaching artists across New York, helping to keep them active as well as connected in this time of isolation. For elementary school students aged 5 and up, half-hour classes…

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Bottomless Closet’s Spring Luncheon

May 13 @ 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Cipriani 42nd Street, 110 E 42ND STREET
New York, NY United States
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The Spring Luncheon will raise funds to support the mission and vision of Bottomless Closet as it enters its 21st year of service to New York City. Bottomless Closet helps disadvantaged New York City women become self-sufficient through a comprehensive program that begins with business attire and interview preparation and continues with professional development, financial management and personal enrichment. Using the model of women helping women and a network of dedicated volunteers, Bottomless Closet enhances clients’ self-esteem and self-confidence in…

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Reading Partners 7th Annual Benefit

May 13 @ 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Ascent Lounge, 10 Columbus Circle 4th Fl
New York, NY 10019 United States
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$500

This event celebrates nine years of Reading Partners engaging communities, empowering students, and growing our work in New York City. This year, we are thrilled to honor James Hobson, Reading Partners New York board chair and CEO of Attune Insurance. James Hobson has been board chair of Reading Partners New York for six years, and during that time Reading Partners New York has continually made a significant impact on our students’ reading achievement and growth. Since James became board chair…

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START Treatment & Recovery Centers to Hold 50 Years and Counting Anniversary Gala

May 13 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Prince George Ballroom, 15 East 27th Street
New York, 10016 United States
$250

START Treatment & Recovery Centers, which has treated more than 50,000 New Yorkers since it was founded, will celebrate 50 Years And Counting at an anniversary gala Wednesday, May 13, 2020, the Prince George Ballroom, 15 East 27th Street in Manhattan, from 7 pm to 10 pm (cocktail reception, 7 pm; dinner presentation and dancing, 8 pm). Proceeds will support Teen START, the organization’s adolescent mental health program, and other community-based services. Individual tickets are $250, or $2,500 for a…

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Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation – 27th Annual Women of Distinction Awards Luncheon

May 14 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
$1,000

HONORARY CHAIRS: Nancy Brown & Diane Miller LUNCHEON CHAIRS: Marilyn B. Chinitz, Ellen Crown, Lara Englebardt Metz, Elyse Newhouse, Carolyn Rowan, Michelle Swarzman & Michele Sweetwood ABOUT CROHN’S & COLITIS FOUNDATION: The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation is a national organization and is the leading non-profit organization dedicated to finding cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Founded in 1967, the Foundation has been a part of virtually every major scientific research finding in…

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Figure Skating in Harlem – 2020 Champions in Life Virtual Gala

May 14 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
New York, NY United States + Google Map
Free

Champions in Life Virtual Gala will raise funds for Figure Skating in Harlem, a non-profit organization that helps girls transform their lives and grow in confidence, leadership and academic achievement. We are the only organization in the world for girls of color that combines the power of education with access to the artistic discipline of figure skating to build champions in life. 500 supporters will attend the event, which will include an E-reception and Virtual Awards Program. Featuring: Hosts -…

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Jody Sperling/Time Lapse Dance 20th Anniversary Season Celebrating 20 Years in 20 Weeks Launches May 14, 2020 at 7pm

May 14 @ 7:00 PM - May 29 @ 8:00 PM
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Beginning on May 14, choreographer Jody Sperling and her company Time Lapse Dance (TLD) will launch a virtual celebration lasting 20 weeks, featuring a series of intense, intimate and interactive events, from livestream conversations with collaborators to online premieres, presentations, workshops, rehearsal visits and more. In addition to the events listed below, TLD will share themed content throughout each week on social media, so please follow the company on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. #TLDAT20 For two decades, Time Lapse Dance has engaged audiences with ground-breaking choreography and visually-compelling productions inspired by…

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Breast Cancer Alliance Get Fit For Hope Challenge

May 17 @ 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Breast Cancer Alliance, 48 Maple Avenue

Greenwich, CT 06830 United States
$25

Help raise essential breast cancer care funding for the growing number of underserved women affected by the COVID-10 pandemic. BCA’s Annual 5K Run/Walk for Hope is now “GET FIT FOR HOPE,” challenging you to exercise in the safety of your own home while raising essential breast cancer care funding for the growing number of underserved women affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Screening mammographies are on hold, neoadjuvant (pre-surgical therapies) are being offered in place of surgery until hospitals are better…

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Battery Dance TV Dance Diplomacy with Jonathan with Patricia Ehrnman, Bureau of African Affairs, U.S. Department of State followed by a conversation with Sub-Saharan African Cultural Leaders

May 17 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
New York, NY United States + Google Map

Battery Dance launched Battery Dance TV on March 27, 2020 at https://batterydance.org/dancetv/ to provide free live dance classes and programming for the general public by Battery Dance and affiliated artists through a regularly scheduled program.  Faced with the cancellation of its New York City public school dance classes and the postponement of its State Department Nigeria tour, and with its popular dance studios closed, the company staff members went into high gear (from living rooms and kitchens), creating online content. In its first five weeks, Battery…

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MAD: Behind Closed Doors

May 19 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
MADmuseum.org, N/A
N/A, NY N/A United States
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Behind Closed Doors is a unique new virtual event being held by the Museum of Art and Design. Participants will be given guided tours by renowned art collectors of their homes and personal art collections. Frederick Fisher will be giving tours on May 19 at 1pm, and James and Jane Cohan will be giving tours on May 26 at 1pm. . MAD Patrons virtual events connect artists, arts lovers, and collectors. Join one or more of our upcoming events. The…

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In the MAD Loupe

May 20 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
MADmuseum.org, N/A
N/A, NY N/A United States
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In the Mad Loupe is a unique opportunity that allows participants to have virtual studio visits with contemporary jewelry artists. Karl Fritsch & Toni Greenbaum will be featured on May 20 at 2 pm. Aline Berdichevsky will be featured on May 27 at 2 pm. MAD Patrons virtual events connect artists, arts lovers, and collectors. Join one or more of our upcoming events. The mission of the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) is to collect, display, and interpret objects…

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Luminaries Live!

May 21 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
MADmuseum.org, N/A
N/A, NY N/A United States
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Luminaries Live! is a digital happy hour experience with Luminaries Alexander Hankin, Christina Senia, Timo Weiland, with guest artist of the week. Andrew Erdos will join on May 21 at 5:30 pm. Ashley Longshore will join on May 28 at 5:30 pm. MAD Patrons virtual events connect artists, arts lovers, and collectors. Join one or more of our upcoming events. The mission of the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) is to collect, display, and interpret objects that document contemporary…

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Breast Cancer Alliance Presents A Wine Tasting With Joseph Carr

May 21 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Breast Cancer Alliance, 48 Maple Avenue

Greenwich, CT 06830 United States
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$150

Online Event Via Zoom Breast Cancer Alliance presents a special wine tasting with Joseph Carr, Founder, Josh Cellars and Joseph Carr Wines. New York Times writer Eric Asimov called them "wines of balance and restraint." Joseph Carr's winemaking philosophy is balance, sophistication and approachability; an old-world style producer, but distinctly Californian. In 2010 Mr. Carr began working with Aaron Pott, Food and Wine Magazine Winemaker of the Year. Together they have produced wines that offer a district level of sophistication…

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Theater Resources Unlimited May Panel via Zoom Not-for-Profit Theater in a Challenging World:  How to Survive and Thrive

May 21 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the May Panel Not-for-Profit Theater in a Challenging World: How to Survive and Thrive on Thursday, May 21, 2020 via Zoom. Networking begins at 7pm and the panel starts at 7:30pm. Reserve a spot on the event page at https://truonline.org/events/not-for-profit-theater/ or by emailing TRUStaff1@gmail.com and you will be put on a list to receive the Zoom link. A message from Bob Ost, executive director of TRU: "Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all TRU live events are being rescheduled while we wait for…

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MAD: Behind Closed Doors

May 26 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
MADmuseum.org, N/A
N/A, NY N/A United States
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Behind Closed Doors is a unique new virtual event being held by the Museum of Art and Design. Participants will be given guided tours by renowned art collectors of their homes and personal art collections. James and Jane Cohan will be giving tours on May 26 at 1pm. . MAD Patrons virtual events connect artists, arts lovers, and collectors. Join one or more of our upcoming events. The mission of the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) is to collect,…

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In the MAD Loupe

May 27 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
MADmuseum.org, N/A
N/A, NY N/A United States
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In the Mad Loupe is a unique opportunity that allows participants to have virtual studio visits with contemporary jewelry artists. Aline Berdichevsky will be featured on May 27 at 2 pm. MAD Patrons virtual events connect artists, arts lovers, and collectors. Join one or more of our upcoming events. The mission of the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) is to collect, display, and interpret objects that document contemporary and historic innovation in craft, art, and design. In its exhibitions…

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Luminaries Live!

May 28 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
MADmuseum.org, N/A
N/A, NY N/A United States
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Luminaries Live! is a digital happy hour experience with Luminaries Alexander Hankin, Christina Senia, Timo Weiland, with guest artist of the week. Ashley Longshore will join on May 28 at 5:30 pm. MAD Patrons virtual events connect artists, arts lovers, and collectors. Join one or more of our upcoming events. The mission of the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) is to collect, display, and interpret objects that document contemporary and historic innovation in craft, art, and design. In its…

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