THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 6:30pm to Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 12:00am

A grand affair featuring cocktails and dinner with Don Byron’s Music of Mickey Katz w/Jack Falk, and opening remarks by Michael Bloomberg. Dancing and revelry at the Young Patrons' After Party is included.
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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 7:30pm

The climate advocate and former vice president is confronting the climate crisis with ever more determination. Using the latest data, he will offer solutions that are good for the planet and good for our economy.
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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

(Feb. 22 & 23) — The jazz guitarist and has shared the stage with some of the greatest artists in the New York City jazz scene. He appears with Rick Rosato on bass and Johnathan Pinson on drums.
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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 7:30pm

(Through Apr. 30) — From Steven Levenson, acclaimed writer of "Dear Evan Hansen," comes the story of a liberal Jewish studies professor reuniting with his two sisters to celebrate their father's 75th birthday.
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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 9:30pm to Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 12:00am

A festive evening of dancing and revelry hosted by the Jewish Museum Young Patrons. Open bar, music by DJ Cameron Smalls & Tully, hors d'oeuvres and dessert and interactive photo booth.
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Thursday, February 23, 2017 (All day)

(Through May 7) — Showcasing a never-before-assembled collection of artifacts, archival materials, and stories from knish purveyors past and present.
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Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 6:30pm

The celebrated playwright, author and AIDS activist — he founded ACT UP in 1987 — speaks with New York Times columnist Charles Blow about what today's activists can learn from their predecessors.
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Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 7:00pm

The male vocal quintet Profeti della Quinta performs music of Claudio Monteverdi and his contemporary Salomone Rossi, who revolutionized Jewish concert music with compositions for Hebrew prayers. 
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Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 7:30pm

(Feb 10-Mar. 12) — A 19th-century melodrama adapted by theater legend Augustin Daly from Salomon Hermann Mosenthal's "Deborah." A Jewish refugee, forbidden by law to pass the night in an Austrian town, finds love in the heart of a Christian citizen. But when a self-serving impostor accuses her of infidelity, her champion becomes her most zealous persecutor. 
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Friday, February 24, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Meet other young Jewish professionals at these energetic Shabbat services featuring our full band. After services, join us for drinks, casual conversation, and the sweet taste of Insomnia Cookies.
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Friday, February 24, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Interested in learning more about current refugee issues and how to take action? Join us for great food and wine as we discuss the current immigration and refugee crisis.
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Friday, February 24, 2017 - 9:00pm

The Israeli born, New York based musician — vocalist, pianist, singer-songwriter — draws inspiration from jazz and free improvised music, rock and world music.
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Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 6:00pm

Mazz Swift on violin, Tanya Kalmanovitch on viola and Marika Hughes on cello. The trio will play original, thru-composed pieces, covers (Mingus, Bley) and songs etched in our current mood and state of affairs.
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Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 11:00pm

In this one-off interactive Saturday night Hebro experience, you'll hop aboard a luxury motorcoach with a complimentary bar, stadium-style seating, high-quality audio and 40 video screens. Blurring the boundaries between what's really happening and what's part of the show, Tina Burner, our hilarious drag host, will guide us through wild performances right on the streets of New York!
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Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 10:00am

Astronaut Ellen S. Baker, MD, MPH, who is Jewish, will be speaking about her experiences being an astronaut and being in space. Dr. Baker was a mission specialist on three space shuttle missions and logged over 686 hours (over 28 days), in space. The program is free, and will also include exhibits on space exploration.
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Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Join Tze’irim as we give back to the community by cooking a meal for the BJ/SPSA Homeless Shelter. No cooking experience is necessary. Members and non-members welcome! R.S.V.P. by February 22.
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Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 11:00am

(11am & 12:45pm) — Klezmer-inspired jazz and jazz-inspired klezmer + a tribute to the 100th anniversary of the Original Dixieland Jazz Band Recordings. With violinist Benjamin Sutin and his quintet, Elijah Shiffer, Benjamin Rosenblum, Mat Muntz and Ben Zweig.
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Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

An afternoon of self-discovery with healing Chassidic meditation, art and music based on the joyful wisdom of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov. Uncover unique healing insights you can build on.
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Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 2:00pm

Pizza in Midwood and then a subway ride to Coney Island for a one-hour "BoardWalk" with other young Jewish professionals.
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Monday, February 27, 2017 - 7:00pm

(Feb. 27-Apr. 3) — In this 4-session course, we will examine the shared characteristics of Purim and Passover through close readings and kabbalistic understandings of the biblical texts. We will look at the dramatic transformations of both human and divine identity central to both stories.
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Monday, February 27, 2017 - 7:00pm

The young professionals of HFBA Young Leadership host a trivia night at an UWS bar. 
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Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 6:00pm

Has Israel lived up to its promise? And what comes next for the Jewish state, as it navigates a deeply unstable region and a new American president? Join two celebrated authors writing from Israel, National Jewish Book Award winner Gordis ("Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn") and Baram ("A Land Without Borders: My Journey Around East Jerusalem and the West Bank"), for a provocative conversation.​
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Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join Adaptations, a community of adults in their 20s and 30s with developmental and/or learning disabilities and a high level of independence, for cooking, dinner and discussion.  
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Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 7:30pm

Host Denis O'Hare ("American Horror Story"), Lynn Cohen ("Sex and the City"), Kate Burton ("Scandal"), Carolina Ravassa ("The Affair") and more perform stories by one of Brazil's greatest modern writers.
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