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The Rational Creature: Summer Finale Fundraiser

September 18 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Center for Book Arts 28 West 27th Street New York, NY 10001 + Google Map
$20

Join The Rational Creature for night of food, fundraising, + intersectional feminism! Hang out with our staff, former contributors, and other supports of women + non-binary creators for an evening of sharing, networking, and art appreciation. Readings will be taking place from special guests--stay tuned for more information. Your ticket includes the price of drinks and food throughout the evening. Past issues of The Rational Creature and merchandise will also be available. You can also find out how to submit…

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American Museum of Natural History Presents: Beyond the Headlines: Understanding This Year’s Climate Report

September 26 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am
American Museum of Natural History Central Park West at 79th Street New York, New York 10024 + Google Map
Free

Go beyond the headlines about the August report from the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC), which details how rising global temperatures are affecting land around the world, how land use contributes to climate change, and the implications for biodiversity, food security, and human health. Dig into what the latest research reveals—and what we can do about it—with atmospheric scientist Katharine Hayhoe and Cynthia Scharf, senior strategy director from Carnegie Climate Governance Initiative (C2G). The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session…

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Film: Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records

September 26 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy Brooklyn, NY 11238 + Google Map
$16

Catch the Brooklyn premiere of Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records (Nicolas Jack Davies, 2018, 85 min.). The documentary presents a visual and musical account of Trojan Records, the iconic Jamaican-British record label that introduced reggae, ska, and rocksteady music to a global audience. Followed by a Q&A with Don Letts and DJ set with a special guest from Trojan Records. Presented in partnership with Breaker, a blockchain entertainment platform. Tickets are $16 and include Museum general admission (purchase tickets…

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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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Revolutionary Spies Tour

Ongoing | September 15 - September 21
Fraunces Tavern Museum 54 Pearl Street New York, NY 10004 + Google Map

Guided Tour ~ Included with Museum admission Explore the history of Revolutionary spies at the Museum! Learn about the tools of the trade for a spymaster, the creation of America’s very first spy ring, and hear the stories of some of the men and women who put their lives in danger for their cause- Nathan Hale, Benjamin Tallmadge, and Lydia Darragh. Saturday, September 14 @ 1pm & 2pm Sunday, September 15 @ 1pm, 2pm, & 3pm Monday, September 16 @…

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In My Mind: LGBTQ+ Peoples of Color Mental Health Conference

October 10 - October 11
The New School 66 West 12th Street New York, NY 10011 + Google Map

The 2019 In My Mind Conference, "Overcoming Barriers; Creating Opportunities", is about, for and by LGBTQ+ peoples of color. In celebrating its fifth anniversary, the In My Mind Conference focuses on LGBTQ+ peoples of color whose life experiences are testimonies of resilience. At the Conference, the collective strengths and wisdom of clinicians, consumers, academics, and advocates examine many aspects of overcoming and creating. The Conference Program, follows four distinct Tracks - Research, Education, Advocacy, and Community, and is divided into…

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In My Mind – LGBTQ+ Peoples of Color Mental Health Conference

October 10 - October 11
The New School 66 West 12th Street New York, NY 10011 + Google Map

"Overcoming Barriers; Creating Opportunities" Responding to the demands from conference participants at the previous four conferences, a coalition of organizations and agencies will host a two-day conference on Thursday, October 10 and Friday, October 11, 2019. Programs for both days commence at 9:00am (check in/registration begin at 8:00am) and conclude at 5:30pm. Following the resounding success of last year’s conference and program at the Metropolitan College of New York, the two days will bring together mental health consumers, clinicians, students…

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New York Coming Out Conference

October 30 - November 3
$295

New York Coming Out is an international transgender conference where we welcome all individuals within the transgender spectrum, along with their families, friends, and loved ones. Come celebrate your uniqueness within the transgender community and learn, inspire, and make an impact on the lives of others! Grand Hyatt New York 109 East 42nd Street at Grand Central Terminal Website

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Sibyl McCormac Groff’s Christmas Tours

December 4 - December 28
Rockefeller Center 30 Rockefeller Plaza New York, NY 10111 + Google Map
$35 – $50

Hohoho! Light up the Christmas spirit by joining the legendary Lady in Red. Carrying a candy cane and dressed like a Christmas tree, The New York Times reports that this “elf’s tours are whimsical and informative, part personality, part history.” Topics include the history and the multi-faceted importance of of the Rockefeller Center Christmas trees, decorations, festivities together with learning about the importance of Rockefeller Center, the most important urban complex of the 20th century made for commerce but created…

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