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June 16, Tuesday - August 11, Tuesday TRU PATHWAYS: SUMMER WORKSHOP SERIES (Theater Resources Unlimited)
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM at The Playroom Theater; 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor
Admission: $40-$200   Tickets: http://www.truonline.org/TRUPathways.htm

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU), a non-profit support group for the theater community, has pinpointed specific busines s skills needed by the artistically self-employed, and designed a new workshop series to address them: The TRU PATHWAYS Summer Workshop Series for Producers and Artists at The Playroom Theater, 151 West 46th Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10036.

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June 29, Monday - July 27, Monday PERSUASIVE IMAGES: ARCHITECTURE OF THE 1939–40 & 1964–65 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIRS (The Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Queens College)
11:00 AM at 65-30 Kissena Blvd, KP 405, Flushing, NY 11367
None: Free to the Public

The World’s Fairs of 1939–40 and 1964–65 presented architecture in a variety of modern and postmodern styles. This photo exhibit will "reassess the conventional perceptions of the Fairs’ architecture, which was often ignored or ridiculed," says curator Richard Hourahan, archivist, Queens Historical Society. On view at the Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College will be over 100 photographs, selected from an array of local, national, and international archives, depicting rarely seen images of the architecture from these World’s Fairs. Opening Reception: Thursday, July 9. 

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July 7, Tuesday TONY AWARD PARTY AND FUNDRAISER (Michelle Tabnick Communications)
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM at Jack Doyle's Restaurant & Pub, 140 W. 35th Street, 2nd floor
Admission: $55-$65   Tickets: Click Here For Tickets

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the TRU Tony Party, a special Theater-lover f undraiser to give TRU a little financial boost as they enter the slow summer months ahead. Enjoy the Tony Awards with TRU friends (including some former and current nominees and winners) and great food from Jack Doyle's on W. 35th Street. Buffet to include roast sirloin of beef, chicken francais, atlantic salmon, penne pasta, roasted potatoes, vegetables and salad bar. Plus wine with dinner, a cash bar and 6 big screen TV's! Enter the Tony Pool for a chance to win a pair of tickets to Something Rotten!, The Visit, The 39 Steps (with a backstage tour), Dinner with the Boys, a membership for two (good for a year) to The York Theatre plus two tickets to their current show Cagney, tickets to TV's The View or dinner for 2 at Jack Doyle's! Sunday June 7th, 7:00 to 11pm (or end of show) Jack Doyle's Restaurant & Pub, 140 W. 35th Street, 2nd floor Admission is $55 for TRU members and $65 for non-members.

Buy tickets Or email to reserve your spot now and send a check to: Theater Resources Unlimited/Tonys 309 W. 104th Street, 1D NYC NY 10025 (payment must be received by Friday June 5th). For more information about TRU membership and programs, visit or call (212) 714-7628.

July 7, Tuesday - September 1, Tuesday NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET ANNOUNCES PILATES CLASS (Michelle Tabnick Communications)
7 PM at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery 131 East 10th Street
Admission: $15/class

New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) is pleased to announce its new Pilates classes, beginning Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at NYTB’s home studio, located at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery, 131 East 10th Street, 2nd Floor, New York City. Classes will be offered on both Tuesday evenings, from 7-8pm, and Thursday mornings, from 8:15-9:15am. Cost will be $15/class walk in, $60 per 5-class card.

Taught by Amanda Treiber, principal dancer with NYTB, this gentle Pilates class is designed to build strength, coordination, and flexibility while gaining the understanding of the muscles used and the technique of the exercises. Combining the ideas of basic ballet and STOTT Pilates allows for many modifications that are used throughout the class to accommodate the most beginner level to the most advanced. This class is especially good for all types of physically active people who are looking to balance out the body in a gentle constructive way.

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July 7, Tuesday - July 28, Tuesday Arts in the Park (Cultural Collaborative Jamaica)
10:00 AM at Rufus King Park
None: Free

A FREE summer series located in Rufus King Park designed for children, (K-6th) to see professional performances by local and national artists. Attendees include counselors, children from daycare centers, summer camps, family courts, afterschool programs, and parents with small children. Each performance takes place every Tuesday at 10:00 AM beginning in July. 

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July 9, Thursday TEAK FELLOWSHIP: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT (The TEAK Fellowship)
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM at Highline Ballroom, 431 West 16th Street
Admission: $150   Tickets: Click Here For Tickets

The Junior Board of The TEAK Fellowship invites you to enjoy the 2nd annual “A Midsummer Night”, a night of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, music, dancing, and raffles, as well as an opportunity to meet our students and  alumni. The event will be held at the Highline Ballroom on June 24 at 7:00 PM. Last year’s event raised over $140K; the goal for this year’s event is to raise $150,000 to support TEAK’s programs. Why support TEAK? TEAK helps under-resourced, talented New York City students gain admission to, and succeed, at top high schools and colleges. Along with academic support, TEAK provides leadership training, exposure to the arts and outdoors, mentoring, career experience, and assistance with the high school and college application processes.

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July 11, Saturday - July 12, Sunday OPERA SARATOGA AND WORDS AFTER WAR PRESENT WRITING WORKSHOP IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE LONG WALK (Opera America)
10:00 AM at The New York State Military Museum; 61 Lake Avenue Saratoga
Admission: Free   Tickets: Click Here For Tickets

Opera Saratoga, in partnership with the literary organization, Words After War, presents a writing workshop focusing on stories about military, conflict, and coming home from overseas. It is open to civilians, veterans and military families on July 11 and July 12, 2015 at The New York State Military Museum in Saratoga Springs, NY. The two-day event will be held in conjunction with the world premiere of The Long Walk, by Composer Jeremy Howard Beck and Librettist Stephanie Fleischmann. 

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July 26, Sunday SUMMERTIME AWAKEN PSYCHIC FAIR (Awaken Wellness Fairs PPC Group LLC)
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM at Hotel Pennsylvnia, 401 Seventh Ave., New York, NY, 10001
None: Free   Tickets: Click Here For Tickets

Upcoming Psychic Fair with readers and healers. 

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September 23, Wednesday - June 30, Thursday GOTHAM CHAMBER OPERA (Michelle Tabnick Communications)
at Location Varies
Admission: Price Varies   Tickets: Will Be Available Soon

Gotham Chamber Opera announces its 15th Anniversary Celebration that will begin in the Fall of 2015 with a 15th ANNIVERSARY CELBRATION CONCERT (Date and Venue TBA). The season continues in February 2016 with Alessandro Stradella’s 1675 SAN GIOVANNI BATTISTA (Saint John The Baptist) in a co-production with the Netherlands Nationale ReisOpera, and a concert at (le) poisson rouge, 158 Bleecker Street, NYC, featuring a new work by David Hertzberg, winner of the Catherine Doctorow Prize for Music.The season will conclude with the New York premiere of Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD, a co-production of the Apollo Theater, Gotham Chamber Opera, and Opera Philadelphia at the world famous Apollo Theater in May 31, 2016- June 5, 2016.

Over the course of its history, Gotham Chamber Opera has served as a launching pad for the careers of many singers who have gone on to international careers. 

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