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Concert

Our opening night concert will be a tribute to the late Rashied Ali in the spirit of his Ali’s Alley. Performing that evening will be an artist who performed there frequently and on whose next release Rashied Ali drummed – saxophonist Azar Lawrence.Ali’s Alley (1973-79) Drummer Rashied Ali from the John Coltrane group opened this space on Greene Street in Soho first as Studio 77 before converting it to a bar, restaurant and club renamed Ali’s Alley. Ali’s Alley was noted mainly for free jazz performances where avant garde bands from Europe and Japan were often featured.

May 7, 8:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Ali’s Alley, Jazz Cultural Theatre & Studio Rivbea

Lost Jazz Shrines Part 1: Celebrating Ali’s Alley / Tribute to Rashied Ali Featuring Azar Lawrence Sextet

 LecturePanelists Patricia Ali & Azar Lawrence, moderated by Willard Jenkins

FREE

May 7, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Steve Songs

This enchanting musical is based on C.S. Lewis' adventure story about four children of war-torn England, who accidentally enter the land of Narnia by climbing through a magic wardrobe.Ages 6 & Up

 

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October 23, 1:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe

$25Buy Tickets click hereThis enchanting musical is based on C.S. Lewis' adventure story about four children of war-torn England, who accidentally enter the land of Narnia by climbing through a magic wardrobe.Ages 6 & Up

October 3, 3:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe

$25Buy Tickets click hereThis enchanting musical is based on C.S. Lewis' adventure story about four children of war-torn England, who accidentally enter the land of Narnia by climbing through a magic wardrobe.Ages 6 & Up

October 3, 3:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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May 6, 2010
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Jigsaw Jones: The Case of the Class Clown

$25 tickets

Athena Lorenzo has been slimed and she doesn't think it's very funny. Someone in Ms. Gleason's class is playing practical jokes. Theodore “Jigsaw” Jones claims to be the very first detective in the whole school. It's up to Jigsaw and his friend Mila to investigate the sliming and track down the class clown. This could be their stickiest case yet!

May 15, 1:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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The 15th Annual Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge: A Benefit for Poets House

Join performance artist Laurie Anderson, Brooklyn Poet Laureate Tina Chang, and award-winning poets Galway Kinnell and Thomas Lux for this annual pilgrimage across one of New York City's great architectural gems. This beloved Poets House event features readings of the poetry of Walt Whitman, Marianne Moore, Langston Hughes and other greats beneath Roebling's famous arches. The journey from Manhattan to Brooklyn closes with a celebratory dinner and the presentation of the Elizabeth Kray Award, or "The Betty" for service to the field of poetry.

June 14, 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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What Love Comes To: A Celebration of Ruth Stone with Chard deNiord, Toi Derricotte, Marie Howe, Galway Kinnell, Maxine Kumin, Dorianne Laux, Sharon Olds, Gerald Stern, Bianca Stone, & Hillery Stone

In honor of Ruth Stone's 95th birthday, friends and fellow poets read from the acclaimed poet's volume What Loves Comes To: New and Selected Poems.$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members

June 8, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Robert Hass & Brenda Hillman in the Great Outdoors: A Reading

This reading inaugurates Poets House's outdoor courtyard in the new South Teardrop Park.Part of Ecopoetic Futures, a series of events that examine poetry and the environment. Programs in this series are funded, in part, by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Council for the Humanities.$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members

May 29, 4:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An Ethics Occurs at the Edge of What We Know: A Seminar with Brenda Hillman

Author of Practical Water, among other poetry books, Brenda Hillman discusses poetry and activism, writing about the elements and ecopoetics, and the writing process in relation to political commitment and spiritual ideas.Part of Ecopoetic Futures, a series of events that examine poetry and the environment. Programs in this series are funded, in part, by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Council for the Humanities.$25, $20 for students and seniors, $15 for Poets House Members

May 29, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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River of Words with Robert Hass

Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Robert Hass shares his own poems of the natural world as well as those by children across the country. A discussion about connecting watersheds and imaginations through poetry and art will follow.Part of Ecopoetic Futures, a series of events that examine poetry and the environment. Programs in this series are funded, in part, by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Council for the Humanities.Admission Free

May 29, 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Elements & Energies: Robert Hass & Brenda Hillman on Poetry, Ecology & Environmental Action

Robert Hass, former U.S. Poet Laureate, and Brenda Hillman, author of eight lauded collections, share their experiences of activism and writing in response to the natural world.Part of Ecopoetic Futures, a series of events that examine poetry and the environment. Programs in this series are funded, in part, by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Council for the Humanities.$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members

May 27, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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SENATOR GOLDEN URGES U.S. DEPARTMENT OF SECURITY TO ALLOCATE FUNDS TO EXPAND LOWER MANHATTAN SECURITY INITIATIVE TO TIMES SQUARE

Brooklyn - State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), a former New York City Police Officer, today has sent a letter to Rand Beers, Undersecretary for National Proection & Program with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, urging the federal government to allocate funding to New York City to expand the Lower Manhattan Security Initiative to include Times Square.

Senator Marty Golden is a member of the New York State Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Military and Veteran Affairs.

A copy of the letter is below.

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May 6, 2010

May 6, 2010
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Ecopoetical Futures: A Panel with Marcella Durand, Brenda Iijima, Ted Mathys & Tyrone Williams

Four emerging poets investigate how poetry might marshal diverse languages, ethnicities and identities to engage with a global ecosystem under duress.Part of Ecopoetic Futures, a series of events that examine poetry and the environment. Programs in this series are funded, in part, by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Council for the Humanities.$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members

May 25, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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May 6, 2010
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Sweethearts of Rhythm: An Evening with Marilyn Nelson & Jerry Pinkney

Acclaimed poet Marilyn Nelson and artist Jerry Pinkney, winner of the 2010 Caldecott Medal, discuss their collaborative book, Sweethearts of Rhythm, which profiles the all-female, interracial band of the 1940s.$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members

May 20, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Language of the Neighborhood: Chinese Poetry Today with Arthur Sze & Lucas Klein

Poet, translator and editor of the new volume Chinese Writers on Writing, Arthur Sze reads and discusses modern and contemporary Chinese poetry with scholar and translator Lucas Klein.$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members

May 18, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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My Life as a Blue Elephant with Calef Brown

Author and illustrator of prize-winning children's books, Calef Brown reads from his most popular works and reveals how he creates his illustrations and madcap poems.Admission Free

May 15, 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Back Home: A Conversation & Reading with Maurice Manning & Norman Minnick

Poets Maurice Manning and Norman Minnick share poems, tall tales and conversation about the nature of Kentucky poetry, from the lyric to the comic.$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members

May 13, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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