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The Extraordinary in the Ordinary with Roz Chast & Neil Goldberg
Acclaimed cartoonist Roz Chast and visual and performance artist Neil Goldberg reflect on finding humor, absurdity, and beauty in everyday moments – particularly through the eyes of New Yorkers. Brooklyn-born Chast has chronicled the anxieties, pleasures, and perils of contemporary city life as an author and longtime staff cartoonist for The New Yorker. Goldberg’s work also captures residents of the city amidst everyday moments – from ordering lunch at the deli to running for a train. His most recent project, Other People’s Prescriptions, a photographic tome of New Yorkers who wear glasses, showcases some of the vast perspectives that make up this metropolis. Together, Chast and Goldberg offer a glimpse of what it means to be an artist in and of New York City.
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Museum of the City of New York - Public
East Harlem, Manhattan
1220 5th Ave
At E 103rd St
New York, New York 10029 East Harlem, Manhattan
1220 5th Ave
At E 103rd St
New York, New York 10029
By Bus: M1, M2, M3, M4 or M106 to 103rd Street By Subway: #6 to 103rd Street, walk three blocks west; #2 or #3 to Central Park North/110th Street, walk one block east to Fifth Avenue, then south to 103rd Street.
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The Museum of the City of New York was founded in 1923 by Henry Collins Brown, a Scottish-born writer with a vision for a populist approach to the city. The Museum was originally housed in Gracie Mansion, the future residence of the Mayor of New York. Hardinge Scholle succeeded Henry Brown in 1926 and...
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History Happy Hour! Raise your glass to the past, and come discover the odd and fascinating things people thought and did in the Middle Ages and beyond. Professor of History will offer a short presentation, and then open the floor to animated conversation over drinks! No previous knowledge required. Each week something...
Thursday Aug 13th, 5:30pm - 6:30pm Eastern Time
What have you heard about zero waste living? Is it actually achievable or does it make daily sustainable living practices seem easy or inaccessible, especially in the age of COVID-19? If you’re new to living sustainably and social impact or are already a reduced waste advocate, this event will share simple and clear best practices for how to lead...
Tuesday Oct 6th, 6pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time
Explore product, marketing and the future of food with Kitchen United's CMO and Instacart's Head of Fulfillment Product. Joy Lai is the Chief Marketing Officer at Kitchen United, the leading ghost kitchen company that’s raised $56M and is backed by GV (formerly Google Ventures), NYC real estate giant RXR Realty, and more. Joy brings 19 years of...
Thursday Aug 13th, 2:30pm - 4pm Pacific Time
Join me in honest conversation with other families seeking answers and balance during these uncertain times. This event is designed for all aspiring athletes who are struggling to make sense of the challenges they are facing with their school teams, college recruiting or simply developing an optimistic mindset through it all. Please come...
Saturday Aug 22nd, 7pm - 8:15pm Eastern Time
What will a sustainable fashion look like post COVID-19? Can we emerge from our daily working from home sweatpants with greater intention and understanding of the impact that the world of fashion has on people and our planet? The negative environmental impact of fashion is irrefutable. For example, did you know that 60% of all clothes will end up...
Wednesday Sep 9th, 6pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time
Celebrate Climate Week virtually with the Be Social Change community by joining us to hear from experts on how to work and live more sustainably as well as connect with professionals in the sustainability sector. You’ll hear from amazing leaders and organizations sharing practical ways each of us can protect and restore our planet as well as network...
Wednesday Sep 23rd, 6pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time
Explore CPG and marketing with Clorox VP and GM Jackson Jeyanayagam. Jackson Jeyanayagam is the VP and General Manager of Direct-to-Consumer at Clorox, the world-renowned CPG company that had $6.2B in sales in FY 2019. So far in 2020, their stock is up more than 50% Jackson is a marketing veteran who was previously the CMO at Boxed. In 2018, he...
Tuesday Sep 29th, 2:30pm - 4pm Pacific Time
Whether you're longing to return to France or have never had the pleasure of a visit, New York Times bestselling author and most recently, Drinking French, David Lebovitz, will make you feel like you've stepped into the "City of Lights." Lebovitz delves into trendy cocktails, quintessential apéritifs, café favorites, and complementary snacks that...
Thursday Oct 1st, 8pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time
The Harlem Renaissance was an intellectual, social, and artistic explosion centered in Harlem, New York City, that spanned the 1920s and ushered in an unprecedented phase of African-American literary and artistic development. Writers such as Dr. Alain Locke and Langston Hughes along with artists such as Archibald Motley, Aaron Douglas, and Loïs Mailou...
Saturday Oct 3rd, 10am - 12pm Pacific Time
Explore venture capitalism with General Catalyst Managing Director Adam Valkin and Serena Ventures Partner Alison Rapaport. Adam Valkin is a managing director at General Catalyst, a venture capital firm that partners with seed to endurance-stage founders to help build companies that can withstand the test of time. Adam invests broadly in consumer...
Tuesday Oct 6th, 2:30pm - 4pm Eastern Time
In between World War I and World War II, the artistic endeavors of a group of painters known as the Mexican Muralists evolved from the pre-Columbian roots of the artists, as well as a desire to address the political and social transformation of the modern age. The members of this group often used large-scale mural paintings in order to convey...
Saturday Oct 10th, 10am - 12pm Pacific Time
Elections are complicated and complex and make us both excited and stressed out. Lucky for us, political scientists have been studying pretty much every aspect of how they work for a long time. In this series, you’ll learn the biggest ideas and most important concepts that actually help us better understand the madness. You’ll learn things...
Monday Aug 24th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time
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