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Leaf-Peeping Party

Jump into our pile of leafy activities at this special workshop about all things leaves! How do leaves change color in the fall? Why do some leaves fall and some stay forever green? Learn why and how through hands-on experiments, games, and crafts. We'll join in leaf learning, leaf art, and leaf hunts!

November 8, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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500 Years of Latin American Poetry

with Mónica de la Torre, LaTasha Nevada Diggs, Michelle Gil-Montero, Bob Holman, Simon Pettet, Rodrigo Toscano, Cecilia Vicuña & Molly Weigel Introduced by Cecilia Vicuña

Cecilia Vicuña, co-editor of The Oxford Book of Latin American Poetry: A Bilingual Anthology, introduces an evening of acclaimed poets reading 500 years of Latin America poetry, from the oral poetries of the Guaraní and Tzotzil women to César Vallejo and Carlos Drummond de Andrade.

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

 

November 18, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Passwords: Kit Robinson on "Time is/Was: Writing Memory in the Discontinuous Present"

In a discussion of the improvisational text, Berkeley poet Kit Robinson draws on his recent work as well as resonant writings by Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector.

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

 

 

November 17, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Transfer: A Seminar with Naomi Shihab Nye

Poet Naomi Shihab Nye, the author and editor of over 20 volumes, leads a round- table session for adults that explores how poetry can help us navigate the different phases of our lives—from youth to old age—while examining such issues as absence and presence, loss and discovery. Nye will share her own work about the death of her father and her experience editing an anthology of poems by young poets.

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

 

 

November 14, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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The Buzz with Naomi Shihab Nye

In this workshop of reading, writing and discussing poems about our lives, Naomi Shihab Nye, author of the recent young-adult poetry collection Honeybee, explores how poetry functions as the honey of the hive.

Admission Free

November 14, 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Correspondences: A Reading & Conversation with Angela Jackson & Patricia Spears Jones

Chicago writer Angela Jackson joins poet Patricia Spears Jones for a reading and conversation about their respective writings, including Jackson’s new novel Where I Must Go. Cosponsored by Cave Canem.

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

November 12, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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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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Big Movies For Little Kids

How Things Go and The Solitary Life of Cranes

November 30, 4:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Big Movies For Little Kids

Krtek (curated by kamila Otcasek and sponsored by the Czech Cultural Center of New York)

 

November 16, 4:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Big Movies For Little Kids

Corduroy and A Pocket for Corduroy

Two live-action adaptations of the classic children's books by Don Freeman

Corduroy, a little toy bear, lives high up on a shelf in a department store. He longs for someone to take him home, but he thinks no one wants him, since he's missing a button on his overalls. One night, Corduroy goes on an adventure, searching for the lost button. What he finds the next morning is even better. (1984; USA; unrated; live-action; color; 17 minutes)

November 2, 4:00 PM - 4:00 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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Fully Loaded: Dance Edition

Amazingly talented dance groups will take the stage competing for the $1,000 cash prize. The show will be judged by professionals in the industry, as well as you, the audience! 10% of all sales will go to Children's Aid Society.

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November 20, 8:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Abakua Afro-Latin Dance Company

ABAKUÁ Afro-Latin Dance Company makes a triumphant return to BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center for its 2nd Annual Performance Series.

Fresh from its well-received Lincoln Center Out of Doors performance this past summer, the company is poised to deliver an unforgettable show that will demonstrate the company's unique vision, talent and innovative spirit at the hands of renowned Artistic Director and choreographer Frankie Martinez.

November 7, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Abakua Afro-Latin Dance Company

ABAKUÁ Afro-Latin Dance Company makes a triumphant return to BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center for its 2nd Annual Performance Series.

Fresh from its well-received Lincoln Center Out of Doors performance this past summer, the company is poised to deliver an unforgettable show that will demonstrate the company's unique vision, talent and innovative spirit at the hands of renowned Artistic Director and choreographer Frankie Martinez.

November 6, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Singer/Songwriter Elza in Concert

Producer, Musician and Award-Winning Songwriter, Elza, wrote the promo theme and 13 of the songs for ABC's Hopkins.  She will be featured in the BMCC Tribeca PAC, CUNY Arts Festival in New York City with an alluring mix of blues, jazz and folk-rock she aptly calls “Acoustic Soul.”   Sharing the stage with such icons as Martin Sexton, Bob Weir and Richie Havens, Elza has also performed solo at the legendary Bluebird Café in Nashville, The Sweetwater in San Francisco, The Clearwater Revival & The Living Room to name a few.  She recently released her third CD, Gettin' F

November 14, 8:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Singer/Songwriter Elza in Concert

Producer, Musician and Award-Winning Songwriter, Elza, wrote the promo theme and 13 of the songs for ABC's Hopkins.  She will be featured in the BMCC Tribeca PAC, CUNY Arts Festival in New York City with an alluring mix of blues, jazz and folk-rock she aptly calls “Acoustic Soul.”   Sharing the stage with such icons as Martin Sexton, Bob Weir and Richie Havens, Elza has also performed solo at the legendary Bluebird Café in Nashville, The Sweetwater in San Francisco, The Clearwater Revival & The Living Room to name a few.  She recently released her third CD, Gettin' F

November 13, 8:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Highlights in Jazz: Living Jazz Legends

Featuring:Buddy DeFranco with Jay Leonhart, Joe Cohn, Ron Odrich, Ed Metz, Jr. and Bucky Pizzarelli with John Pizzarelli, Martin Pizzarelli, Mickey Roker

For ticketing informatin call (212) 220-1460

November 13, 8:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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