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Climate Change Reading Group

May 28 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Want to become more informed and engaged on issues of climate change? The New York Public Library, together with Melville House, is hosting a monthly series for the New York City community to read the Climate Report, published in 2018 by the U.S. Global Change Research Program, and discuss its findings and implications. This month, we turn to city infrastructure, transportation, and their environmental consequences. We will be joined by representatives from New York Communities for Change, whose work emphasizes…

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bullying and mental health

Next Generation Mental Health Symposium: Bullying and Mental Health

May 29 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Paley Center for Media, 25 W 52nd Street New York, NY 10019

Join Hope for Depression Research Foundation, the leading non-profit dedicated solely to advanced depression research, for an urgent mental health conversation. At a time of rising depression and suicide rates among our nation’s youth, this program is designed to educate adults and teens on the nature of children’s mental health issues and how to access help. It aims to increase understanding and awareness and reduce stigma attached to mental illness. “Children who have been bullied are six times more likely…

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Composing Beauty: Mapplethorpe’s Quest for Perfection

May 29 | 7:00 pm
BAM Fisher 321 Ashland Place Brooklyn, NY 11217 + Google Map
$20

*Tickets to this Olio are highly limited and are being sold on the BAM website. Co-presented by BAM and Think Olio Led by Jeanne Proust “I am obsessed with beauty. I want everything to be perfect.” —Robert Mapplethorpe In this Olio, Jeanne Proust engages participants in an expansive conversation about Robert Mapplethorpe’s work, through the lens of aesthetics and the famed photographer’s quest for perfect beauty. In thinking about Mapplethorpe’s carefully composed photographs of provocative subjects, can we engage with…

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Brooklyn Talks: Breaking the Canon

May 30 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy Brooklyn, NY 11238 + Google Map
$16

Join us for an evening of rapid-fire conversation with artists Lorraine O'Grady, Eric N. Mack, and Nathaniel Mary Quinn. The three artists, whose works are featured in exhibitions across the Museum, discuss the influence of pre-1945 African American art on their practices today. Tickets are $16 and include Museum admission. Member tickets are $14. Not a Member? Join today! To request accommodations such as assistive listening devices, American Sign Language interpretation, and open captioning, email us at [email protected] Image caption…

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Village Pride Tour

June 1 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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$30

Join Christopher Street Tours on this fun and informative LGBTQ History Walking Tour! On this tour around Greenwich Village, we will visit historic sites where revolutions began, riots were sparked, and history was made, including the famous Stonewall Inn. We will see common threads within the LGBTQ generations who have lived life in New York City, sharing their stories throughout the tour. Learn more about individual stories of queer activists, and the major political and social movements that have shaped…

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American Museum of Natural History Presents: Oceans: Our Blue Planet

Ongoing | May 1, 2019 - January 5, 2020
American Museum of Natural History Central Park West at 79th Street New York, New York 10024 + Google Map

Embark on a global odyssey to discover the largest and least explored habitat on Earth. New ocean science and technology has allowed humans to go farther into the unknown than ever thought possible. From the coastal shallows to deeper, more mysterious worlds, this film reveals the untold stories of the ocean's most astonishing animals.

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American Museum of Natural History Presents: Frontiers Lecture: Degenerates of the Universe

June 3 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
American Museum of Natural History Central Park West at 79th Street New York, New York 10024 + Google Map
$12 – $15

What is a degenerate object in space? From white dwarfs to neutron stars, and brown dwarfs to planets, the universe is full of degenerate objects, a classification used in physics. Museum Curator Rebecca Oppenheimer discusses 25 years of her own research on these small but fascinating denizens of the universe.

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Village Pride Tour

June 4 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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$30

Join Christopher Street Tours on this fun and informative LGBTQ History Walking Tour! On this tour around Greenwich Village, we will visit historic sites where revolutions began, riots were sparked, and history was made, including the famous Stonewall Inn. We will see common threads within the LGBTQ generations who have lived life in New York City, sharing their stories throughout the tour. Learn more about individual stories of queer activists, and the major political and social movements that have shaped…

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Village Pride Tour

June 5 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Saturday, happening 4 times

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, happening 4 times

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday and Saturday, happening 4 times

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday and Saturday, happening 3 times

$30

Join Christopher Street Tours on this fun and informative LGBTQ History Walking Tour! On this tour around Greenwich Village, we will visit historic sites where revolutions began, riots were sparked, and history was made, including the famous Stonewall Inn. We will see common threads within the LGBTQ generations who have lived life in New York City, sharing their stories throughout the tour. Learn more about individual stories of queer activists, and the major political and social movements that have shaped…

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Summer Salons with PEN America: Riots in Writing

June 6 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy Brooklyn, NY 11238 + Google Map
Free but please RSVP

Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor Experience an evening of intergenerational poetry in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising as contemporary poets read works by queer elders alongside their own original writing. Poets include Wo Chan, Denice Frohman, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, Meredith Talusan, Brenda Shaughnessy, and Pamela Sneed. Part of our annual Summer Salons series, co-presented with PEN America. This event is free, but please RSVP. To request accommodations such as assistive listening…

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Village Pride Tour

June 8 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, happening 4 times

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, happening 4 times

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday and Saturday, happening 4 times

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday and Saturday, happening 3 times

$30

Join Christopher Street Tours on this fun and informative LGBTQ History Walking Tour! On this tour around Greenwich Village, we will visit historic sites where revolutions began, riots were sparked, and history was made, including the famous Stonewall Inn. We will see common threads within the LGBTQ generations who have lived life in New York City, sharing their stories throughout the tour. Learn more about individual stories of queer activists, and the major political and social movements that have shaped…

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Village Pride Tour

June 8 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, happening 4 times

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, happening 4 times

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday and Saturday, happening 4 times

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday and Saturday, happening 3 times

$30

Join Christopher Street Tours on this fun and informative LGBTQ History Walking Tour! On this tour around Greenwich Village, we will visit historic sites where revolutions began, riots were sparked, and history was made, including the famous Stonewall Inn. We will see common threads within the LGBTQ generations who have lived life in New York City, sharing their stories throughout the tour. Learn more about individual stories of queer activists, and the major political and social movements that have shaped…

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Village Pride Tour

June 8 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Saturday, happening 4 times

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, happening 4 times

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday and Saturday, happening 4 times

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday and Saturday, happening 3 times

$30

Join Christopher Street Tours on this fun and informative LGBTQ History Walking Tour! On this tour around Greenwich Village, we will visit historic sites where revolutions began, riots were sparked, and history was made, including the famous Stonewall Inn. We will see common threads within the LGBTQ generations who have lived life in New York City, sharing their stories throughout the tour. Learn more about individual stories of queer activists, and the major political and social movements that have shaped…

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Village Pride Tour

June 11 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, happening 4 times

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, happening 4 times

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday and Saturday, happening 4 times

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday and Saturday, happening 3 times

$30

Join Christopher Street Tours on this fun and informative LGBTQ History Walking Tour! On this tour around Greenwich Village, we will visit historic sites where revolutions began, riots were sparked, and history was made, including the famous Stonewall Inn. We will see common threads within the LGBTQ generations who have lived life in New York City, sharing their stories throughout the tour. Learn more about individual stories of queer activists, and the major political and social movements that have shaped…

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Author Talk: When Brooklyn Was Queer

June 13 | 6:00 pm
Grand Central Library 135 E 46th Street New York, NY 10017 + Google Map
Free

Hugh Ryan’s When Brooklyn Was Queer is a groundbreaking exploration of the LGBT history of Brooklyn, from the early days of Walt Whitman in the 1850s up through the queer women who worked at the Brooklyn Navy Yard during World War II, and beyond. Ryan will discuss in new light the fundamental questions of what history is, who tells it, and how we can only make sense of ourselves through its retelling; and shows how the formation of the Brooklyn…

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Village Pride Tour

June 15 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, happening 4 times

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, happening 4 times

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday and Saturday, happening 4 times

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday and Saturday, happening 3 times

$30

Join Christopher Street Tours on this fun and informative LGBTQ History Walking Tour! On this tour around Greenwich Village, we will visit historic sites where revolutions began, riots were sparked, and history was made, including the famous Stonewall Inn. We will see common threads within the LGBTQ generations who have lived life in New York City, sharing their stories throughout the tour. Learn more about individual stories of queer activists, and the major political and social movements that have shaped…

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