Friday, November 22
Literary Partners Event: Poems of Ecological Sanity
Poets House, 10 River Terrace
A reading and conversation regarding eco-poetics and the environment. With particpants Quincy Troupe, Nancy Mercado, Eliot Katz and Dean Kostos.
Radical Responsibility Program for Professionals
Shambhala Center, 118 West 22nd Street, btwn 6th and 7th Avenues
7 - 9 p.m.
Participants will train in a variety of mindfulness and awareness meditation practices, emotional literacy and regulation, state shifting, self-resourcing, deep listening, the basics of motivational interviewing, giving and receiving feedback, and engaging in difficult conversations to thrive in the workplace.
Pro Knife Sharpening for a Good Cause
Broadway Panhandler, 65 East 8th Street, btwn Mercer and Broadway
11 a.m. ? 5 p.m., $12
100 percent of the $12 fee (for every three knives) is donated to City Harvest, a non-profit organization, founded in 1982, committed to feeding hungry New Yorkers.
The Experimental Theater, 466 Grand Street
Spins off from Marcel Proust's In Remembrance of Things Past. It comes to New York in the centenary of the novel's publication. Borrowing from a range of other literary artists including T.S. Eliot, Beyoncé Knowles and Orson Welles, Marcel struggles to turn the longest book ever written into a 56-minute theatre show.
Antonio Barbagallo Performs
Smalls Jazz Club, 183 West 10th Street
Jazz vocalist, guitar player, and composer, Antonio Barbagallo classes up the famous Smalls jazz club where he will perform the bossa nova jazz style.
Kids N Comedy "Thanksgivukkah Show"
Gotham Comedy Club, , 208 W. 23rd Street, btwn 7th and 8th Avenues
It's Thanksgiving and Chanukah at the same time, and that means being thankful for everything good in one's life. Turkeys and menorahs, the same day. But what about all those other things that most wish didn't exist? The funniest teens in NYC talk about stinky subways, Chipmunk movies, and everything else they are not so thankful for this holiday season.
Well-Strung - The Singing String Quartet
Highline Ballroom, 431 W 16th Street btwn 10th and 9th Avenue
$25 - $50
This all-male string quartet features classical musicians who sing putting their own spin on the music of Mozart, Vivaldi, Rihanna, Adele, Lady Gaga among others.
Monday, November 25
Tai Chi for Adults
Chatham Square Library, 33 East Broadway, btwm Catherine and Market
Takes place in a spacious community room on the 3rd floor. In partnership with Visiting Nurse Service of New York Community Connections TimeBank, an organization of volunteers.
Tuesday November 26
Community Board 3, Full Board Meeting
PS 20, 166 Essex Street , btwn E Houston and Stanton Streets
Covers discussions on the Lower East Side and Chinatown.
The Irish Repertory Theatre, 132 West 22nd Street, btwn 7th and 6th Avenues
Sean O'Casey's portrait of a comic and tragic world of a Dublin torn apart during the the Irish Civil War. When the news of an unexpected inheritance arrives, the family sees a flame of hope as the heroic Juno Boyle dreams of taking war-crippled son, Johnny, and his sister, young Mary, out of their squalid surroundings into a better life. However, hopes are dashed and reality returns as a twist of fate brings their dreams crashing down around them.
Thursday, November 29
Thankful It's Hanukkah ASL Service
334 East 14th Street, btwn 1st and 2nd Avenue
Free or $28 with dinner.
Town and Village Synagogue invites you to join us for an ASL-interpreted Friday night service, followed by a special Hanukkah-themed dinner. Meat will be served, though vegetarian and gluten-free options are available - please specify preference when responding. Anyone can attend the service. Special family pricing available. For more information contact:
firstname.lastname@example.org; 212-677-0368; tandv.org
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