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Lucy Comes Home Discussion and Book Signing

July 17 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rizzoli Bookstore 1133 Broadway New York, NY 10010 + Google Map

Attention Lucille Ball fans! Rizzoli Bookstore hosts a discussion and book signing of Lucy Comes Home: A Photographic Journey with author Christopher Ted Olsen in conversation with Emmy Award-winning writer Guy Nicolucci.

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Dismantling the Gaze: A Visual Primer

July 17 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

This program launches ICP’s new series, "Dismantling the Gaze," which considers looking, power, and visual culture in the #MeToo moment. Art historian and popular culture scholar Maria Elena Buszek presents hundreds of years of visual culture in one brief presentation that concisely illustrates the gendered power structures deeply embedded in cultural production. She will then lead a discussion with artists Patricia Silva and Endia Beal, delving into contemporary examples that both demonstrate and subvert traditional gendered hierarchies in visual media.…

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Dismantling the Gaze: Reading through “Multiply, Identify, Her”

July 18 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Building on the first session of "Dismantling the Gaze," where the history of gendered tropes and stereotypes throughout the history of visual culture was presented; this session brings together artists Leah Schrager and Rafia Santana to discuss the tradition of subverting those hierarchies through a look at the artistic strategies highlighted in the ICP Museum’s exhibition "Multiply, Identify, Her." This is a free event, but please register in advance. ICP Members have access to preferred seating in our reserved members’…

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Nathan Hale and Moses Dunbar: Choosing Sides in the American Revolution

July 19 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fraunces Tavern Museum 54 Pearl Street New York, NY 10004 + Google Map
$10

Presented by Virginia Anderson* Nathan Hale, hanged as a spy by the British, is remembered as a Revolutionary hero. Moses Dunbar, executed as a loyalist traitor to the state of Connecticut, is virtually unknown. Despite their divergent historical reputations, Anderson considers how their stories are not so different, and together can illuminate important features of the impact of the Revolution on ordinary lives.

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Cuerpxs Radicales: Radical Bodies in Performance 7/19

July 19 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy Brooklyn, NY 11238 + Google Map
Free with Museum admission

7pm Throughout the Museum Immerse yourself in new and recent work by contemporary Latinx artists as they respond to themes in our exhibition Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985. Our three-day series Cuerpxs Radicales (taking place July 5, 12, and 19) showcases female-identified and gender-nonconforming Latinx artists in the greater NYC area who are exploding rigid notions of femininity. Featuring performance, visual art, literature, music, and everything in between, it centers a younger generation engaging with our current political and…

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Brooklyn Talks: Claudia Rankine with Alexandra Bell

July 19 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy Brooklyn, NY 11238 + Google Map
$25

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor Join Claudia Rankine, poet, playwright, and co-founder of the Racial Imaginary Institute, as she examines the often-troubled manifestations of the racial imaginary in American poetry and explores counternarrative tactics of contemporary poets and artists. Her presentation is followed by a conversation with multidisciplinary artist Alexandra Bell, best known for her public art series Counternarratives. Bell uses the term "counternarratives" to describe her work, which investigates how images and text work together to…

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Closing Celebration: Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985

July 21 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy Brooklyn, NY 11238 + Google Map
$16

1–3 pm Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art and Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing, 4th Floor Celebrate the last weekend of Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985 in Brooklyn with artist-led tours of the exhibition and a conversation about curatorial practice. María Evelia Marmolejo and Sandra Llano-Mejía kick off the celebrations by discussing their work on view and unique approaches to performance. Their talks are followed by a conversation among C. Ondine Chavoya and David Frantz, curators of…

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American Museum of Natural History Presents, Astronomy Live: To the Moon and Back

July 24 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$15

Celebrate the anniversary of the first Moon walk by visiting historic landings sites, including that of Apollo 11. Explore where future missions may land like the location of China’s potential colony on the Moon! We will then return home and see the Earth, through the latest data and satellite imagery with Carter Emmart. Support for Hayden Planetarium Programs is provided by the Schaffner Family and the Horace W. Goldsmith Endowment Fund. $15 ($13.50 seniors, students)
 $12 Members


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NY Yankee Hero Jim Leyritz An Incredible Journey Back To The Light

August 1 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bellmore Movies and Showplace 222 Pettit Avenue Bellmore, NY 11710 + Google Map
$35

Motivational Speaking Tour 2018 Comes To The Bellmore And Showplace Featuring NY Yankee Hero Jim "The King" Leyritz ONE NIGHT ONLY 8/1/18 7-10 PM 96’, 99’ World Series Champion An inspirational and motivating evening with the man they call “The King of New York”. From a struggling player fumbling through the Minors and finding resilience during disappointing trades to speaking his truth when others wouldn't, Leyritz evolved into the epitome of a 'clutch' player when it came to leading teams…

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newbo evolve

August 3 - August 5
NewBo, Cedar Rapids 1100 3rd St SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 + Google Map

newbo evolve festival is taking place August 3-5 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and will be celebrating Bohemian lifestyle: a calumniation of music, art, fashion, dance, food and tech. This year’s event will feature music headliners Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson, along with workshops and presentations with Olympic Figure Skating sensation Adam Rippon, television personality and author Carson Kressley, Christian Siriano, who was recently named one of Time’s 100 most influential people and director, author and actor John Waters, with more…

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29th Annual Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival

August 9 - August 19
Honolulu Museum of Art 900 S Beretania Honolulu, HI 96814 + Google Map

The Honolulu Gay & Lesbian Cultural Foundation (HGLCF) is honored to produce the 29th Annual Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival (HRFF29). It will be at the Doris Duke Theatre at the Honolulu Museum of Art from August 9-19, 2018, culminating with our signature Red Carpet Event on August 18. HRFF29 will showcase films from around the world, plus discussions with delegates and a day of women-specific programs on August 11 presented by our 2018 partner ClexaCon, a media and entertainment convention…

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Book Release: She Begat This

August 9 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy Brooklyn, NY 11238 + Google Map
$16

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor Celebrate the twentieth anniversary of Lauryn Hill’s groundbreaking debut album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (1998), with the release of award-winning author Joan Morgan’s new book She Begat This: 20 Years of the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, which examines the artist’s musical and cultural legacy. Come early, at 6 pm, for a book-signing with Morgan and a listening session including the album and videos it inspired. Morgan is joined by fellow hip-hop…

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Feminism(s) Film Series

August 17 | 7:00 pm - August 21 | 9:00 pm
Anthology Film Archives 32 2nd Avenue New York, 10003 + Google Map

ICP and Anthology Film Archives continue their ongoing collaboration with Feminism(s), a film series that draws on themes explored in the ICP Museum’s exhibition "Multiply, Identify, Her" and ICP’s public programs series "Dismantling the Gaze." Like the exhibition and programming it draws inspiration from, Feminism(s) presents a spectrum of tones, styles, and media. From lowbrow genre film to critically acclaimed and experimental works, the media arts have long served as platforms for feminism and subversion. This series asks us to…

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Lost British Forts of Long Island

August 23 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fraunces Tavern Museum 54 Pearl Street New York, NY 10004 + Google Map
$10

Presented by David Griffin* When the Revolutionary War broke out and New York City had fallen in 1776, the British forces developed a network of forts along the length of Long Island to defend the New York area and create a front to Patriot forces across the Sound in Connecticut. Author David M. Griffin will discuss the network of fortifications on Long Island covered within his book and describe more details regarding his research on a few of the key…

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American Museum of Natural History Presents, Astronomy Live: The Grand Tour of the Universe

August 28 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$15

Nearly all of us know we're the third planet from the Sun, but where are we among the stars in the Milky Way? Do we hold a special place among the planets, stars, and galaxies in the universe? Brian Abbott and Jillian Bellovary guide you from Earth to the most distant objects in the observable universe. Support for Hayden Planetarium Programs is provided by the Schaffner Family and the Horace W. Goldsmith Endowment Fund. $15 ($13.50 seniors, students)
 $12 Members


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Wild Blue Dog Camp

September 3 - September 9
South Lake Tahoe 3411 Lake Tahoe Blvd South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 + Google Map

An annual dog camp (with the owners) in South Lake Tahoe. Lodging Monday night through Saturday night with a Sunday departure. (Not included for Day Use Only/Offsite Lodging Campers) Monday night dinner, 3 meals plus snacks everyday Tuesday through Saturday, breakfast Sunday. (Day Use Only Campers are included in the Monday night Welcome Dinner & lunches Tuesday through Saturday) All activities and classes, including evening programs. Training and Testing for CGC and Therapy Dog. Photographs, swag bag, and a warm…

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