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|January 23, Friday - February 12, Thursday||THE LONG JOURNEY: THE PALESTINE REFUGEE EXPERIENCE (Alwan for the Arts)
2PM - 6PM at 16 Beaver Street, 4th Floor
The Long Journey is an exhibition that recounts the life and history of Palestine refugees since 1948 through a sel ection of iconic pictures from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)'s archives.
The exhibition draws public attention to human stories and the works of UNRWA. With this exhibit, UNRWA unveils the first part of its newly digitized archive, which consists of over half a million negatives, prints, slides, films and videocassettes covering all aspects of the life and history of Palestinian refugees from 1948 to the present day.
In tandem with the digitized archive, UNRWA is also launching a website, http://archive.unrwa.org/, where the 1,948 images will be available for studying, exploring. and opening a window into the world of Palestine refugees from 1948 to the present day.
The exhibit at Alwan will end with a reception and charity auction on Feb. 12, 2015, with all proceeds benefiting UNRWA's Gaza Emergency Relief Fund from 6:30 - 8:30PM.
|February 2, Monday - March 31, Tuesday||After School Workshops at Beam Center (Beam Center)
4pm at 60 Sackett Street
Admission: Starts at $360
After School workshops for grades 2-8 at Beam Center start February 2.
Beam Cente r’s Inventgenuity Workshops offers kids hands-on adventures in imagination, technology and craft. Students explore a world of new skills, from woodworking and electronics to moviemaking, digital media, and handcraft. Workshops available in: Ceramics, Coding, Boatbuilding, Textiles, Electronics, Metals, Woodworking, and more. Age Range: Grades 2-8
|March 13, Friday - March 15, Sunday||Spring CraftMorristown (Artrider)
at The Morristown Armory
Admission: Free - $9 Tickets: At the door
Spring CraftMorristown returns, offering winter-weary handmade design lovers a spring awakening and “first dibs” on the year’s newest creations by 150 modern American makers, artists, designers and craftspeople from across the country. These exceptional, indie artists infuse each of their pieces with their distinctive creative vision.
The show includes one-of-a-kind and limited edition: jewelry; apparel and accessories; furniture and home décor pieces; functional and sculptural works in ceramics, glass, metal, wood and mixed media; fine art painting, printmaking, drawing and photography.
Hours: Friday (4PM to 8PM), Saturday (10AM to 6PM) & Sunday (11AM to 5PM).
|March 17, Tuesday - March 22, Sunday||GUY KLUCEVSEK (AMT PR)
08:00pm at The Stone
Admission: $20 Tickets: At the door
John Zorn’s renowned THE STONE presents A 40 Year Composer Retrospective — a weeklong residency performed and curated by composer/accordionist Guy Klucevsek.
For six consecutive nights, some of today’s top artists from both the jazz and new music scene join Klucevsek in performing his pieces written over the past four decades (1972-2014), including three world premieres and seven New York premieres.
|June 20, Saturday - June 21, Sunday||GENERATION BRIDGE SUMMER WHITE BALL (Soul Night Events)
6:30 PM at Jazz Room at the General 199 Bowery
Admission: $50 - $350 Tickets: Click Here For Tickets
Culture hounds it is that time of the year! Expect crazy music and an even crazier crowd of you, your closest mates, an ice cold beer, bourbon on the rocks or garden inspired cocktail.
This formidable combination is a night to celebrate the awesome contributions made by outstanding individuals with other soulful New Yorkers. See you there!