Call for Artists: Summer Theatre Intensive Program

Pied Piper Theatre is accepting applications for their 2012 summer program. The program is a five-week intensive for adolescents (12–18 years old) who have interest in any aspect of theatre.

Application deadline: 16 April 2012, 5 p.m.

To get the application, go to www.piedpipertheatre.org or call +1 212 544-2976.

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Professional Development Program: Artists Summer Institute

The Artists Summer Institute (ASI), a free five-day professional development intensive, returns 9–13 May 2012. The program is offered through a partnership between Creative Capital and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. This is a unique opportunity for New York City artists to step outside their daily routine and focus on developing professional skills and artistic goals in a community setting.

Deadline: 30 March 2012, midnight.

To register, please visit:
lmcc.net/program/artists-summer-institute/

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Exhibition: Freedom’s Sisters Traveling Exhibition

Freedom’s Sisters is a dynamic, multimedia exhibition that celebrates 20 African American women, including historic 19th century figures and contemporary leader, who helped shape the spirit and substance of the civil rights movement in America.

On view until April 22, daily 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center
3940 Broadway at 165th Street
New York, NY 10032

More information: www.freedomssisters.com

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Walking Tour: Fort Washington–Hudson Heights

A combination of local history and real estate. The Battle of Fort Washington will be one of the many themes discussed during the walk.

Sunday 25 March, 12:00 noon
Meet at 181th Street and Fort Washington Avenue, northwest corner.
$15 adults, $10 seniors and students.

More information: James Renner, +1 917 533-3252, JR6751[at]aol.com

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Readings: Harold Jaffe and Patricia Eakins

Crisis–Writing in Wartime
Harold Jaffe and Patricia Eakins
Saturday 24 March, 7 p.m.
Word Up Community Bookshop
Broadway at 176th Street
Free

Stories and Anti-Stories
Harold Jaffe and Patricia Eakins with guitarist Charles Ramsey
Tuesday 27 March, 8–10 p.m.
Le Chéile
181st Street at Cabrini Boulevard
Free

More information »

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Artist Talk: Mike Fitelson – The Art of Community

A conversation about photography, anthropology, community, and Manhattan oldest house.

A conversation about photography, anthropology, community, and Manhattan’s oldest house.

Saturday 24 March, 2–4 p.m.
Morris-Jumel Mansion
65 Jumel Terrace, New York, NY 10032
RSVP +1 212 293-8008

Admission: $5. Free for members of Morris-Jumel Mansion.

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