Issues: Arts and Culture

Correspondences: A Reading & Conversation with Göran Sonnevi & Rika Lesser

In celebration of his 70th birthday and the publication of his new book, Mozart's Third Brain, the preeminent Swedish poet Göran Sonnevi makes a rare appearance with his English-language translator, poet Rika Lesser.

$10, $7 for students and seniors, Free to Poets House Members

November 5, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Polish Poetry Now

Reading with Tadeusz Dąbrowski, Bożena Keff, Marzanna Kielar & Tomasz Różycki

Four leading Polish poets discuss contemporary Polish poetry with translators Bill Johnston and Benjamin Paloff. A bilingual reading follows the next evening. Cosponsored by the Boston Review, the Poetry Society of America, the Polish Cultural Institute and Zephyr Press.

$10, $7 for students and seniors, Free to Poets House Members and Poetry Society of America Members

November 4, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Polish Poetry Now

Panel Moderated by Bill Johnston & Benjamin Paloff

Four leading Polish poets discuss contemporary Polish poetry with translators Bill Johnston and Benjamin Paloff. A bilingual reading follows the next evening. Cosponsored by the Boston Review, the Poetry Society of America, the Polish Cultural Institute and Zephyr Press.

$10, $7 for students and seniors, Free to Poets House Members and Poetry Society of America Members

November 3, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Russian Film Week 2009

Opening Night: Anna Karenina

 

November 13, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Dialogues In The Visual Arts

The Nerve of Drawing: Three Artists from the Kentler Flatfiles

Wednesday, November 11 - 7:00 PM$5 – Includes Reception

This panel features artists whose interpretation of drawing expands the definition of the genre. Selected from the gallery’s database of artists, Marietta Hoferer, Richard Howe and Joanne Howard will present and discuss their work. The moderator is Florence Neal: artist, Director and Co-Founder of the Kentler International Drawing Space in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

November 11, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Senator Marty Golden with Zoe Koutsoupakis, Vice President of Marathon Bank,

Senator Marty Golden with Zoe Koutsoupakis, Vice President of Marathon Bank, join with representatives from St. Ephrem's School who participated in the Bay Ridge Community Council Halloween Art Window Painting Contest and painted the window's at the bank'

October 29, 2009
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Senator Serrano Attends Re-opening of El Museo del Barrio

Senator Serrano attended the re-opening of El Museo del Barrio, one of New York’s leading Latino cultural institutions. “El Museo plays an important role in the cultural landscape of New York City,” said Serrano. "I am extremely proud to take part in this fantastic event, which represents a milestone for the Latino community, all New Yorkers, and of course, the 28th District.”

October 17, 2009
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New York State Senator Antoine Thompson Honors Local Arts Efforts with $100,000 in Cultural Aid

For Immediate Release: Thursday, October 15, 2009Contact: Celeste Lawson, Executive Director Arts Council in Buffalo & Erie County716.856.7520 or 716.812.1277 (cell)

ANNOUNCEMENT:  Media AnnouncementFriday, October 16, 2009 at 4:00 PMArts Council in Buffalo & Erie County700 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202

October 16, 2009
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Parade and Party

KIDS OF ALL AGES!

Join Town Square’s Parade & Party

● Meet at 176 Java Street (Manhattan/McGuinness) @ 4 pm

● Parade down Manhattan Avenue led by the NYPD Jazz Band

● Party to follow at 176 Java Street to 7 pm (ages up to 12 yrs)

● Arts & Crafts ● Food & Drinks ● Games ● Music

● Party Admission $5 for 1 Kid/1 Adult ● Kids must be accompanied by an Adult

*A TOWN SQUARE EVENTFor more info, call TSI at 718.609.1090 or PSC at 718.383.5290.

October 25, 4:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Living in Advance: A Tribute to David Bromige

...with Charles Bernstein, Corinna Copp, Kathleen Fraser, Rachel Levitsky, Daniel Nohejl, Bob Perelman, Nick Piombino, Ron Silliman, Gary Sullivan, Geoffrey Young & Others

This evening celebrates the life and work of poet David Bromige (1933–2009), who was born in London, grew up in Canada, and arrived in 1962 in Northern California, where he spent the rest of his life, teaching and writing more than forty books of poetry.

Cosponsored by the Poetry Project.

Admission Free

October 16, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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