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Lincoln Center Announces 2018 White Light Festival 
Festival Features Cross-Cultural Performances Embracing 
Individual Contemplation and Communal Artistic Experiences 
October 16–November 18, 2018
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The Theater at the 14th  Street Y
Announces 2018-2019 Season: War & Peace
Through June 2, 2019

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THE NEW YORK COFFEE FESTIVAL
Celebrates Its Return To
The City That Never Sleeps  
COFFEE · MUSIC · ART · FOOD · EDUCATION · CHARITY
Friday, Oct. 12th to
Sunday, Oct. 14th 2018  
Metropolitan Pavilion | 125 West 18th Street

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Baruch Performing Arts Center
Announces
2018/2019 Season
Through May 2, 2019
Baruch Performing Arts Center | 55 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10010

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NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL FRINGE FESTIVAL
Returns for 21st Season
October 1 – 31, 2018

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South Street Seaport Museum announces
Archtober 2018 at the Seaport Museum
October 2018

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Brooklyn Music School
St. Felix Centennial Gala
Thursday, October 25, 2018 6pm-10pm
DUMBO Loft

Brooklyn Music School (BMS) announces the St. Felix Street Centennial Gala on Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 6pm-10pm at DUMBO Loft, 155 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY. Tickets range from $100 - $500, and sponsorship levels are available from $1000 - $10,000. Tickets and Sponsorship Packages are available at https://www.nycharities.org/events/EventLevels.aspx?etid=10658.
 
The evening features Grammy Award winner Arturo O'Farrill, recognized as one of the greatest names in Latin jazz today and founder of the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, as guest host.  
 
A hundred years ago, the Brooklyn Music School had outgrown its location on Grand Avenue at the converted "Tub of Blood Saloon," which had been home to a notorious New York gang in the 19th century before becoming a community music school in 1909. The school's founders had the vision to move into a new location on St. Felix Street, next to the Brooklyn Academy of Music Opera House in the heart of Ft. Greene.
 

Over the following century, the school has grown from serving 250 students to 8,000 students at our historic home on St. Felix and across New York City.  

For more information, visit  www.brooklynmusicschool.org.

DUMBO Loft | 155 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY

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Casita Maria 2018 Fiesta 
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Cocktails 7:30 pm, Dinner and Dancing 8:30 pm
Plaza Hotel

Each year Casita Maria's Fiesta honors outstanding individuals for their contributions to the world of art, philanthropy, business and more. Your contribution supports Casita Maria's mission is to empower youth and their families by creating a culture of learning through high quality social, cultural, and education opportunities.

2018 Fiesta Honorees are Isabel Goldsmith-Patiño, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Mary Snow, and Carlos Souza

2018 Fiesta Dinner Chairs are Jacqueline Weld Drake, Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia, and Carlos Mota

2018 Honorary Chairs are Elizabeth Peabody, Christine Schwarzman, and Lynn Wyatt

Tickets

Dress: Black Tie

Plaza Hotel | New York | 768 5th Ave

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FIAF
Crossing The Line Festival 2018
Sep 18–Oct 13
Various Venues

Each fall, FIAF's Crossing The Line Festival brings the most compelling French and international artists to New York City in works that transcend nationality, language, and discipline
From Sep 18–Oct 13, the twelfth edition of the festival will feature fourteen trailblazing new works and performances—including a dozen world, US, and NY premieres—in seven venues across the city. https://crossingthelinefestival.org/2018/events/

FIAF | 22 EAST 60TH STREET NYC

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Frankenstein (Off-Broadway musical) 
Mondays at 7 PM
St. Luke’s Theatre


Frankenstein, is a new musical, with book, music and lyrics by Eric B. Sirota based on Mary Shelley's novel, and directed by Clint Hromsco.  It is a two-act sweeping, romantic musical about the human need for love and companionship. Published in 1818, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is in its bicentennial year, and this musical honors its source material. Having lost his mother at a young age, Victor Frankenstein seeks to end human mortality and arrogantly enters territory beyond his control. While he enjoys unconditional love from Elizabeth, Victor grants none to his creation.   Frankenstein has been extended into its 2nd year and continues to play every Monday at 7 PM, Off-Broadway at St. Luke’s Theatre in the heart of the theatre district.  

Tickets cost between $20 and $99 and can be purchased through Telecharge. For more information or advance purchase visit TheFrankensteinMusical.com

St. Luke's Theatre |  308 West 46th Street
Between 8th and 9th Avenues
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Lang Lang International Music Foundation™
10th Anniversary Gala
October 10th
Cipriani

Alec Baldwin will host the Lang Lang International Music Foundation™ 10th Anniversary Gala on October 10th, chaired by John Paulson and co-chaired by Judith-Ann Corrente, David M. Hryck, Huda Alkhamis-Kanoo, Bruno Wang, Joan and Sandy Weill, Shirley Young and Ann Ziff. The evening will honor two remarkable people, Joan and Irwin Jacobs with the Foundation’s Lifetime Philanthropy Award. The evening will feature performances by Roberto Alagna, Lang Lang, Ledisi, and Wyclef Jean. 

Proceeds from the evening will expand the Foundation’s Keys of Inspiration™ (KOI) which delivers a structured music curriculum to over 6,000 children in underserved elementary schools across the USA. In the KOI piano lab, students build self-confidence, a sense of achievement, and a drive towards excellence. By 2020 they project over 30,000 students in 80 schools participating across the country. Guests are asked to wear black tie. 

Single tickets are $5000 and Tables of ten 10 are $50,000. 

Cipriani | 25 Broadway

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The Museum of Modern Art Presents
The Eye of Iran: Cinematographer Mahmoud Kalari
September 14 through 30, 2018
The Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters

The Museum of Modern Art presents The Eye of Iran: Cinematographer Mahmoud Kalari, a series highlighting the extraordinary career of Iranian cinematographer Mahmoud Kalari and the renowned filmmakers with whom he has collaborated. Among the many notable films lensed by Kalari are A Separation (Asghar Farhadi, 2011), The Wind Will Carry Us (Abbas Kiarostami, 1999), and Gabbeh (Mohsen Makhmalbaf, 1996). Running September 14 through 30, 2018, in The Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters, the series showcases 12 films from 1996 to the present, by 10 directors—including Kalari himself, who will be in attendance over the course of the series. The series is organized La Frances Hui, Associate Curator, Department of Film, The Museum of Modern Art.
 

Contemporary Iranian film has earned worldwide acclaim since around 1990, when it became known for a neorealist streak characterized by authentic, simple depictions of life. The complex reality of Iran has, however, been explored by a wide range of cinematic voices, with formally and conceptually rigorous films dealing with subjects as diverse as urban life, women’s issues, interpersonal dramas, philosophy, all while creatively skirting strict censorship rules.

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The Museum of Modern Art | 11 West 53rd Street

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New York Shakespeare Exchange
Announces the next
ShakesBEER
Saturdays, September 15, 22 & 29, 2018 at 3pm
Various Venues - see below

New York Shakespeare Exchange announces the next ShakesBEER, NYC's original Shakespearean Pub Crawl, running Saturdays from September 15 - 29, 2018 at 3pm. The pub crawl begins at Jasper's Taphouse (761 9th Avenue, NYC) at 2:30pm and moves to The Gaf (401 W 48th Street, NYC), Perdition (692 10th Avenue, NYC), and The Waylon (736 10th Avenue, NYC). Check-in is at 2:30pm at Jasper's Taphouse. Tickets are $49 and are available at www.ShakespeareExchange.org. Tickets include performance and four drinks (beer, wine, and select cocktails).
 
It's impossible to have just one! NY Shakespeare Exchange returns to Hell's Kitchen to serve up a fresh, new round of ShakesBEER, NYC's Original Shakespearean Pub Crawls, in September.  

This special fall edition takes on the 2018 Midterm Elections, in ShakesBEER's irreverent and fearless style, featuring pieces from Coriolanus and Titus Andronicus, and mixing in scenes from Fuente Ovejuna by Lope De Vega and A Man for All Seasons by Robert Bolt, directed by Ross Williams, Cristina Lundy, and Brian Demar Jones.

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Rooftop Films
IFP LABS SHOWCASE 2018
Monday September 17th
7:30 PM: Doors Open
8:15 PM: Live Music
9:00 PM: Program Begins
10:15 PM: Filmmaker Meet-and-Greet 
10:30 PM: After-Party sponsored by Corona Extra, Ketel One Family Made Vodka, and Fever-Tree
The Williams Vale


The IFP Labs Showcase gives audiences a first look at exciting new films before their festival premieres! This outdoor screening features excerpts from the nine Narrative and ten Documentary films from the emerging talent of the 2018 IFP Labs, the nation’s only program that supports diverse feature filmmakers when they need it most: through the completion, marketing and distribution of their first features.

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The William Vale | 111 N 12th St., Brooklyn, NY 11249

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The South Street Seaport Museum Announces
"Gotham and Gus Wagner"
Live Tattoo Event and Lecture
Presented by Darede
Lecture on Friday, September 21, at 6:30pm
Day of live tattooing on
Saturday, September 22, 12:00-8:00pm.
September 21-22, 2018
South Street Seaport Museum

The South Street Seaport Museum announces a two-day public program, Gotham and Gus Wagner, featuring a rare opportunity for participants to receive tattoos inspired by our historic collection of tattoo flash and ephemera. The weekend will consist of an evening lecture on Friday, September 21, at 6:30pm, and a day of live tattooing on Saturday, September 22, 12:00-8:00pm. Both programs will take place at the Museum's Melville Gallery at 213 Water Street, New York, NY 10038 and are organized by Daredevil Tattoo.
 
The Gotham and Gus Wagner events will highlight the Alan Govenar and Kaleta Doolin Tattoo Collection at the Seaport Museum, as well as the history of tattooing in New York in 1900, compared to today. Both events aim to make the case for the importance of researching, documenting, and preserving tattoo collections in today's museums, institutions, and the tattoo community.
 
LectureTickets are $10 for adults, and FREE for South Street Seaport Museum members.
 
On Saturday, September 22, 12:00-8:00pm the public will be offered the rare opportunity to receive a truly historic tattoo based on the nearly century-old collection of tattoo flash of the Seaport Museum's Alan Govenar and Kaleta Doolin Tattoo Collection. Renowned New York City-based tattoo artists from Daredevil Tattoo, 5 Points, Kings Avenue, Three Kings, Red Rocket, Saved, Greenpoint, Fun City and NYHC will be on hand inking designs inspired by Gus Wagner's original artwork.
 
Tattoos will be first come first serve, and there are a few ground rules for the day to help move things along and keep the day fun for everyone. The doors open up for tattooing at noon on the 22nd and the event will run until closing time at 8:00pm. Limit one tattoo per person, and only the designs on the selected sheets are available. Prices for tattoos range from $50 - $500 and it is a cash only event. Participants must bring valid state ID (driver's license, passport, military ID) with proof of 18+ age, no exceptions. Visit our website to learn more about rules of the day, and designs available: http://southstreetseaportmuseum.org/gothamandguswagner

The South Street Seaport | Museum's Melville Gallery | 213 Water Street, New York, NY

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Symphony Space Film Listings for September
Symphony Space | LNT: Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre

Film Listings:

New Plaza Cinema: 1945 (LNT)
September 3-5, 2018 at 3:15pm, 6pm, 8pm
$15 and up; $11 and up Member; $12 and up Senior
http://www.symphonyspace.org

NT Live: Julie (LNT)
Thu, September 20, 2018 at 3pm
$24 and up; $24 and up Member; $23 and up Senior
http://www.symphonyspace.org

An American in Paris (LNT)
Thu, September 20, 2018 at 7pm
$24 and up; $24 and up Member; $23 and up Senior; $21 and up 30 & Under (with I.D.)
http://www.symphonyspace.org

Thalia Docs: Zuzana - Music is Life (LNT)
Thu, September 27, 2018 at 7pm
$14 and up; $14 and up Member; $13 and up Senior; $12 and up 30 & Under (with I.D.)
http://www.symphonyspace.org

Sing-Along: Hello Dolly (LNT)
Sat, September 29, 2018 at 8pm
$15 and up; $15 and up Member; $14 and up Senior
http://www.symphonyspace.org

RSC: Romeo and Juliet (LNT)
Sun, September 30, 2018 at 7pm
$24 and up; $24 and up Member; $23 and up Senior/30 & Under (with I.D.)
http://www.symphonyspace.org

Symphony Space | 2537 Broadway & 95th Street
New York, NY 10025

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Theater Resources Unlimited
announces the September Panel
WHO IS TRU? A Free Introduction to 
Our Community and Programs
Thursday, September 20, 2018 @ 7PM
The Playroom Theater

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents its annual free introductory panel Thursday, September 20, 2018: WHO IS TRU? A Free Introduction to Our Community and Programs at 7:30pm (doors open for networking at 7pm) at The Playroom Theatre, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th fl., NYC. This panel is free but please reserve using the bright red reservation box at https://truonline.org/events/who-is-tru/, or call at least a day in advance (or much sooner) for reservations: 212-714-7628; or e-mail TRUStaff1@gmail.com.
 
Come to our free-for-everyone seasonal kickoff and networking meet-and-greet and meet the program directors and illustrious board members of Theater Resources Unlimited that make it possible to bring you the range of programming we offer to producers and artists. Our confirmed lineup includes TRU Vice-President and co-founder Cheryl Davis, award-winning playwright, attorney, General Counsel for The Authors Guild, and feedback panelist for our musical feedback lab; plus Board members Neal Rubinstein, producer (On the Town,The Velocity of Autumn, Hedwig and the Angry Inch revival) and Courtney Sweeting. Also meet TRU literary manager Cate Cammarata (TRU Voices and How to Write a Musical That Works) and assistant Literary Manager Jessie Shinberg; Emileena Pedigo of The Show Goes on Productions, who will be leading our "Essentials of Successful Self-Producing" workshop; Broadway producer and actress Jana Robbins (Ragtime revival, I Love You Because..., Roof of the World, Little Women), program director for our Producer Development & Mentorship Program; Skip Kennon, former Artistic Coordinator of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop, who now helps facilitate TRU's How to Write a Musical That Works workshop; and Ken Waissman, producer (Grease, Torch Song Trilogy, Agnes of God) who helps run our Director-Writer Communications Lab and is often a Speed Date producer. Plus three of the people who offer free consultations to new members: entertainment attorney Lee Feldshon, financial consultant Bailie Slevin of Entertaining Finance and career consultant Joanne Zippel of Zip Creative.
 
Learn about our programs, including our Producer Development & Mentorship Program, the TRU Voices Reading Series, Essentials of Successful Self-Producing and other Producer Boot Camps, Writer-Producer Speed Date, Director-Writer Communications Lab, How to Write a Musical That Works workshop and more. And let us know what we don't offer that you wish we did.

Doors open at 7:00pm for networking and refreshments, roundtable introductions of everyone in the room will start at 7:30pm - come prepared with your best half-minute summary of who you are, and what you need. Free for TRU members; usually $12.50 for non-members, but free for everyone for this season opener. Please use the bright red reservation box at https://truonline.org/events/who-is-tru/, or call at least a day in advance (or much sooner) for reservations: 212/714-7628, or e-ail TRUStaff1@gmail.com.

For more information about TRU membership and programs, visit www.truonline.org or call 212-714-7628.

The Playroom Theatre | 151 W. 46th Street, 8th fl., NYC.

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The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) Announces Fall CinéSalon Series:
Brilliant Quirky: Jeanne Balibar on Film and
Classics of French Cinema with Olivier Barrot
September 11 - October 30, 2018
FIAF

The French Institute Alliance Française today announces two film series kicking off its fall CinéSalon screenings:
BRILLANT QUIRKY: JEANNE BALIBAR ON FILM
Opening the CinéSalon season on September 11 and running through October 30, Brilliant Quirky: Jeanne Balibar on Film features rare screenings, a sneak preview of Balibar’s César-winning performance in the 2017 film Barbara, and talks with the noted actress whose unconventional beauty, exquisite voice, playfulness, and keen intellect have inspired French auteurs including Jacques Rivette, Raúl Ruiz, Mathieu Amalric, and Arnaud Desplechin.

CLASSICS OF FRENCH CINEMA WITH OLIVIER BARROT
Building on last spring’s inaugural lineup, Classics of French Cinema presents a pair of films that showcase the richness of French filmmaking: Jean-Pierre Melville’s L’Armée des ombres (Army of Shadows) (1969), a belatedly recognized masterpiece about the French Resistance on September 25; and Jacques Tati’s Mon Oncle (1958), winner of that year’s Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, on December 11. In conjunction with the screenings, Barrot, an influential journalist, author, and television personality, will share his insights into each film during complimentary 30-minute talks between the 4pm and 7:30pm showings.

For Information and Tickets

FIAF | 22 EAST 60TH STREET NYC

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THE OPENING NIGHT OF TEFAF NEW YORK FALL 2018
October 26, 2018 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Park Avenue Armory in New York City

The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) will host the third annual Opening Night of TEFAF New York Fall, chaired by Nina Carbone, Jennifer Oken, Fiona Druckenmiller, Brent NealeWilson, Helena Martinez, and Caryn Zucker. The event is generously underwritten by Fiona and Stanley Druckenmiller and sponsored by Natura Bissé and Etro. The Opening Night offers The Society’s members and New York’s most notable collectors, philanthropists and leaders in fashion and design an exclusive preview of the fair’s sensational pieces before it opens to the public the following day. Opening Night tickets will be available for purchase at www.society.mskcc.org/tefaf, or by calling 212.639.7972.

Proceeds from The Opening Night will benefit The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s patient care, research, and education programs at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Chairs: Nina Carbone
Jennifer Oken
Fiona Druckenmiller
Brent Neale Winston
Helena Martinez
Caryn Zucker

Information: Ali Warlich The Society of MSK
warlicha@mskcc.org | 212.639.7972

Website: www.thesocietyofmskcc.org

Park Avenue Armory | 643 Park Avenue
Between 66th and 67th Streets


Towards Arab Dramaturgies
Arabic Dramaturgies & Contemporary Theatre
in the Arab World
Thursday, Sept. 27 – Friday, Sept. 28, 2018
The Graduate Center, CUNY (365 5th Avenue at 34th Street)

Scheduled speakers and panelists include: Khalid Amine, Eman Antar, Sahar Assaf, Dalia Basiouny, Nedjma Hadj Benchelabi, Wafaa Bilal, Leila Buck, Marvin Carlson, Peter Eckersall, Yussef El Guindi, Rania Khalil, Amahl Khoury, Ashley Marinaccio, Robert Myers, Rashi Mishra, Rubén Polendo, Heather Raffo, Betty Shamieh, Dario Tomasello, and Sarah Youssef. 

For updated schedule for both days of the symposium, click here and here. (subject to change, check for updates)

Please RSVP here: mestc@gc.cuny.edu 

FREE + Open to the public
First come, first served

The Graduate Center | CUNY (365 5th Avenue at 34th Street)


WALK TO SUPPORT NYC’S ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVERS
AND THOSE THEY CARE FOR
Sunday, October 14, 2018 Rain or Shine!
9:00 a.m.  Registration, breakfast
Riverside Park, W. 97th Street & Riverside Drive in Manhattan

Thousands of Orange-Clad Walkers will Take to Riverside Park
and Raise $1 Million for CaringKind – NYC’s Leading Expert
in Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care

On Sunday, October 14th, the paths in Riverside Park will become ribbons of orange as thousands of orange-clad New Yorkers walk to support CaringKind, formerly known as the Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter. Now in its 29th year, the Walk will raise $1 million that will fund CaringKind’s free programs and services for the thousands of New York individuals, families and caregivers affected by a dementia diagnosis.

CaringKind, NYC’s leading expert in Alzheimer’s and dementia care for more than three decades, is now recruiting walkers, supporters and volunteers. This year’s two-mile Walk will be emceed by WABC-TV’s Bill Ritter. Also joining in support of CaringKind will be Tony Award winning actor and tireless advocate for the Alzheimer’s community, David Hyde Pierce.   

CaringKind’s Alzheimer’s Walk has something for every member of the family with free breakfast, live entertainment, an activity area for children, and a Doggie Dugout for four-legged walkers.  The Walk will also include a Tech Expo, featuring innovative products that are changing the lives of people with Alzheimer’s as well as their caregivers. The Tech Expo will be sponsored by G-III, a leading manufacturer and distributor of apparel and accessories under licensed and owned brands including Donna Karan, DKNY, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Vilebrequin, and Karl Lagerfeld. A special “Memory Wall” will be constructed where Walk participants can post mementos, messages or photos of someone in their lives they have cared for, or who is currently affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Walkers are also encouraged to bring their dogs for the Doggie Dugout Costume Parade.

There is no fee to participate. Walkers can register on-site, but are strongly urged to register in advance.
TO REGISTER, BECOME AN OFFICIAL EVENT SPONSOR, VOLUNTEER OR
MAKE A DONATION:  Call Jessica Gonzalez at 646-744-2979, email walk@caringkindnyc.org or visit www.caringkindnyc.org/walk. 

Riverside Park |W. 97th Street & Riverside Drive in Manhattan


 

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