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Former President of Ghana to Deliver Public Lecture, "Mobilizing African People for Economic Development," Sept. 22 at NYU
Sep 18, 2009
Former President of Ghana Jerry John Rawlings will deliver an address, “Mobilizing African People for Economic Development,” on Tuesday, September 22, 6 p.m. at NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life, Eisner and Lubin Auditorium (60 Washington Sq. South, 4th Floor [at LaGuardia Place]). The event is free and open to the public. Call 212.998.4465.
Deutsches Haus Presents Screening of <I>Isch Kandidiere! (The Candidate!)</I>, Sept. 26 at NYU’s Cantor Film Center
Sep 18, 2009
New York University s Deutsches Haus will present a screening of Isch Kandidiere! ( The Candidate! ), featuring one of Germany s most famous comedians, Hape Kerkeling, on Saturday, September 26, 6 p.m. at New York University s Cantor Film Center, 36 E. 8th St. (at University Place). The event is free and open to the public. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Islamic Center to Host 7th Annual Fast-a-Thon to Raise Money to Fight Domestic Abuse, Sept. 17
Sep 17, 2009
The event encourages attendees to fast for the day to raise awareness and funds to fight domestic violence. Speakers at this year’s event include Yolanda B. Jimenez, commissioner of the NYC Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence, and Ravi Karkara of UNICEF’s Women’s Empowerment Initiative.
Big Red Chair Family Series Returns to NYU's Skirball Center for 2009/10 Season
Sep 16, 2009
After the success of the inaugural year for the Big Red Chair Family Series (BRC) last season, New York University’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts has announced the return of BRC for the 2009/2010 season. This year’s series will include Grammy-winning musicians; inventive performances of theater, visual arts, and dance; a visionary variety artist; and a new musical.
"Legitimating Violence: Execution, Human Sacrifice, Assassination," Hosted by NYU's Center for Ancient Studies, Sept. 24 & 25
Sep 14, 2009
New York University’s Center for Ancient Studies will host a two-day colloquium, “Legitimating Violence: Execution, Human Sacrifice, Assassination,” on Thursday, September 24 and Friday, September 25 at NYU’s Hemmerdinger Hall, Silver Center for Arts and Science, Room 102, 100 Washington Square East (at Washington Place).
Exhibition of Groundbreaking Paintings by Indigenous Australian Artists Opens at NYU s Grey Art Gallery
Sep 1, 2009
Icons of the Desert: Early Aboriginal Paintings from Papunya, the first U.S. exhibition devoted to early acrylic paintings by Indigenous Australian artists, opens at the Grey Art Gallery on September 1, 2009.
NYU & NYC Dept. Of Sanitation to Launch Exhibit, "Loaded Out," March 28
Mar 28, 2008
New York City’s Department of Sanitation (DSNY) and New York University have teamed up to create “Loaded Out: Making a Museum,” an exhibit about the sanitation department’s history and importance in New York City. The exhibit, which includes historic images and objects from the DSNY, will be on display, for 24-hour public viewing, from March 28 through May 5 at NYU’s Windows at Kimmel Center (the corner of LaGuardia Place and West 3rd Street).