Daniel L. Squadron's Events

Go Green! Greenpoint Earth Day festival

    *  NYS Assemblyman Joe Lentol will kick off the festivities at 11 am with his inimitable rendition of a song of his choice!  We will also welcome other elected officials and major supporters.

April 25, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Public Hearing: Ending the Perfect Storm: Finding Solutions and Identifying Alternatives for New York’s Section 8 Problem

Senate Standing Committee on Social ServicesChair:                 Senator Daniel SquadronPublic Hearing: Ending the Perfect Storm: Finding Solutions and Identifying Alternatives for New York’s Section 8 Problem ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY

April 15, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Social Services Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Social Services Senator Daniel Squadron, Chair 2:00 PM, Tuesday, April 13, 2010 Room 517-A CAP

April 13, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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25th Senate DistrictCommunity Convention

Please join State Senator Daniel Squadron at the:

SECOND ANNUAL25TH SENATE DISTRICTCOMMUNITY CONVENTION

 

Sunday, April 112:00 to 5:00 p.m.Borough of Manhattan Community College199 Chambers Street (just west of Greenwich)

 

RSVP to Rosemarie Diaz at 212-298-5565 or rdiaz@senate.state.ny.us.

April 11, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Nox: From Box to Book with Anne Carson & Currie

Thursday, April 29, 7:00pmNox: From Box to Book with Anne Carson & Currie

With artistic collaborator Currie, poet Anne Carson discusses and reads from Nox, her illustrated "book in a box" that elegizes the loss of her brother with photos, collages, sketches and poetry written through the lens of her translation of Catullus.

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

April 29, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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The Whole Island: Six Decades of Cuban Poetry

Tuesday, April 27, 7:00pmThe Whole Island: Six Decades of Cuban Poetrywith Maria Isabel Alfonso, Lourdes Gil, James Irby, Mark Weiss & Christopher Winks

On the occasion of the publication of The Whole Island: Six Decades of Cuban Poetry, editor Mark Weiss, contributors and translators explore major trends in Cuban poetry, both on and off the island.

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

April 27, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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The Opening of the Field: Workshops with Nalini Nadkarni (Friday only) & Leonard Schwartz

Friday, April 23, 7:00–9:00pmSaturday, April 24, 2:00–5:00pmThe Opening of the Field: Workshops with Nalini Nadkarni (Friday only) & Leonard Schwartz

These poetry workshops with rainforest ecologist Nalini Nadkarni and poet Leonard Schwartz introduce the surprisingly creative language used by scientists to describe ecology and explore commonalities between literary texts and ecosystems.

April 23, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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The Opening of the Field: A Conversation with Nalini Nadkarni & Leonard Schwartz

Thursday, April 22, 7:00pm

The Opening of the Field: A Conversation with Nalini Nadkarni & Leonard Schwartz

On Earth Day, rainforest ecologist Nalini Nadkarni and poet Leonard Schwartz examine how poetic and scientific understandings of nature might be combined to inspire environmental stewardship.

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.

April 22, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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A Civil Feast of Jazz & Poetry

A Civil Feast of Jazz & Poetrywith Poet Afaa Michael Weaver & Jazz Musicians Harold Anderson, Bill Lowe & Stan Strickland

Poet Afaa Michael Weaver and acclaimed musicians perform jazz pieces and recitals of Weaver's poems, followed by conversation about music and verse.

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

April 21, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Nordic Voices: A Reading & Conversation with Jörgen Gassilewski, Anna Hallberg & Jonas J. Magnusson

Wednesday, April 21, 12:30pmNordic Voices: A Reading & Conversation with Jörgen Gassilewski, Anna Hallberg & Jonas J. Magnusson

Young Swedish poets Jörgen Gassilewski and Anna Hallberg read their work and talk with conceptual artist and translator Jonas J. Magnusson.

Admission Free

April 21, 12:30 PM - 12:30 PM
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Grand Opening of the Constance Laibe Hays Children's Room at Poets House

Saturday, April 17, 11:00am–3:00pmGrand Opening of the Constance Laibe Hays Children's Room at Poets House

Join us for a celebration of our new children's room! Festivities begin at 11:00am with U.S. Children's Poet Laureate Mary Ann Hoberman and teacher Linda Winston sharing poems from their anthology, The Tree That Time Built: A Celebration of Nature, Science, and Imagination. The revelry continues with giveaways, creative writing exercises and other surprises.

Admission Free

April 17, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Texts to Argue Through: A Conversation with John D'Agata, Thalia Field & Jena Osman

Friday, April 16, 7:00pmTexts to Argue Through: A Conversation with John D'Agata, Thalia Field & Jena Osman

Essayist John D'Agata, cross-genre writer Thalia Field and experimental poet Jena Osman trace how research-based projects can evolve into book-length lyric essays and serial poems.

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

April 16, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Spain's Bard: Jesús Aguado with Electa Arenal & Beatrix Gates

Tuesday, April 13, 7:00pmSpain's Bard: Jesús Aguado with Electa Arenal & Beatrix Gates

Award-winning Spanish poet Jesús Aguado is joined by his English language translators for a bilingual reading and conversation about Iberian poetry, translation and Aguado's work.

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

April 13, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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"Can Poetry Save the Earth?"

Saturday, April 10, 4:30–5:45pm"Can Poetry Save the Earth?"A Panel with Sandra Alcosser, Brenda Iijima, Leonard Schwartz & Jonathan Skinner Poets House @ the 2010 AWP Conference in Denver

This panel brings contemporary poetry and poetics into conversation with ecological activism and education.

Admission free for registered AWP Conference participants For details, visit www.awpwriter.org

April 10, 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
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Black Nature: A Panel & Poetry Reading with Camille T. Dungy, Sean Hill, Yusef Komunyakaa & Evie Shockley

Saturday, April 3Panel: 2:30pm; Reading: 4:00pmBlack Nature: A Panel & Poetry Reading with Camille T. Dungy, Sean Hill, Yusef Komunyakaa & Evie Shockley

Contributors to the landmark anthology Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry gather for conversation and readings. Cosponsored by Cave Canem.

$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members and Cave Canem Fellows

April 3, 2:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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Town Square's Greencycle Swap

Greencycle Swap is offered every 2nd Saturday of each month, alternating between Greenpoint and Williamsburg locations.  For our April Greencycle Swap, we have partnered with the Greenpoint Reformed Church, located at 138 Milton Street (near Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint).   It’s a great way to reduce, reuse, and recycle gently used & working clothes, shoes, toys, books, & cell phones!   We also take in computers (working and non-working), electronics (working only please), and now – with the help of Recycle-A-Bicycle, working bicycles too!  

April 10, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Town Square’s GREENCYCLE SWAP

It’s a great way to reduce, reuse, and recycle clean and gently used clothes, shoes, toys, & books!   We’ll also take in computers (working and non-working) and cell phones/electronics (working only please).   

Contact Agnes at 917.392.8450 / agnes@townsquareinc.com or check out www.townsquareinc.com.

March 13, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Social Services Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Social Services Senator Daniel Squadron, Chair 2:00 PM, Tuesday, March 9, 2010 124 CAP

March 9, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Social Services Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Social Services Senator Daniel Squadron, Chair 2:00 PM, Tuesday, February 23, 2010 945 LOB

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February 23, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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January 1, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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