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June 2018

Suzanne Wasserman Celebration of Her Life

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

People have been telling the story of the Lower East Side for generations. Few people have told that story in the past few decades with the passion, insight, and generosity of Suzanne Wasserman. On June 26, 2017, the well-known and widely respected historian passed away from progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), an early onset neurodegenerative disease that is currently incurable. She was 60 years old. Suzanne was director of the Gotham Center for New York City History at the City University of New York. She also worked for the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, helping to shape the narratives of families that once lived at 97 Orchard Street. She also produced and directed several award-winning film documentaries. Please join CurePSP, the Wasserman and Stern Families, and…

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“Forget-Me-Not” Gala” hosted by CaringKind

June 4 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Members of New York City’s philanthropic, business, health care and Alzheimer’s communities will join forces on Monday, June 4, 2018 at The Pierre, at the annual “Forget-Me-Not” Gala” hosted by CaringKind, NYC’s leading expert in Alzheimer’s and dementia care for more than three decades. The event, emceed by Tony Award winning actor and tireless advocate for the Alzheimer’s community, David Hyde Pierce, is expected to raise $1.5 million. The fundraiser will be chaired by David Hirsh, CaringKind Board Chair, and Liz Hirsh, and Garen Staglin, Chairman of One Mind and Owner of Staglin Family Vineyards. Honored at this year’s Gala with the Corporate Leadership Award will be Husseini K. Manji, MD Global Head, Neuroscience, Janssen Research & Development, LLC, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies…

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$350.

THE FOURTH ANNUAL DAVID TYREE CHARITY BOWL TO BENEFIT CHILDREN OF THE CITY

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Bowl with the New York Giants and Celebrity Guests! Join NY Giants WR Sterling Shepard; his wife Victoria’s Secret Supermodel Chanel Iman; David Tyree, former Giants Superbowl Champion; Evening’s MC is NBC-TV’s Bruce Beck; Joyce Mattera, Exec. Dir. COC & many more NY Giants Teammates who will co- host this charitable bowling event in support of Children of the City, a non-profit organization that helps disadvantaged children in NYC. Known for Changing the Culture of Poverty through Education & Outreach, COC has been serving children & families of Southwest Brooklyn for over 2 decades. Enjoy a media/cocktail reception, gourmet buffet, unlimited premium drinks, live & silent auctions, photo-ops with players and other special guests. It is sure to be a memorable, fun evening to socialize…

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$49

Sex and the City – 20th Anniversary

June 7 @ 11:00 am - 6:30 pm

The 20th anniversary of the HBO phenomenon Sex and the City’s first episode is soon approaching, and On Location Tours is celebrating in a big way! One of the company’s most popular tour experiences has always been the Sex and the City Hotspots Tour. This amazingly fun tour is truly the best way for anyone to celebrate the anniversary and retrace the steps of our favorite gals, Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda, through the hot spots of New York City (the tv show’s fifth leading lady). Join us on June 7th, as the tour will feature a guest appearance by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong, author of the new book Sex and the City and Us. Each tour runs about 3.5 hours and takes eager fans and…

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$100

2018 4th Annual Pop Up Party

June 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Start Small Think Big believes that access to high-quality legal, financial management, and marketing services is an essential part of starting or growing a successful small business, especially for small businesses owners who are currently lower income. Your support of the Fourth Annual Pop Up Party will provide vital support for our innovative programs that pair entrepreneurs positioned to grow their businesses with top pro bono attorneys and financial and marketing experts. Our thoughtful and highly curated blend of one-on-one legal, financial management and marketing services equip businesses with a solid foundation on which to create jobs and build wealth through entrepreneurship. Learn more about our work at www.startsmallthinkbig.org Audience Profile: The Fourth Annual Pop Up Party will bring together 300+ attendees, including corporate counsel,…

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Free

Tony Award Winning Director KENNY LEON Book Signing and Conversation

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Tony Award winning director Kenny Leon (Children of a Lesser God, A Raisin in the Sun, “Hairspray Live!”) discusses his upcoming memoir, TAKE YOU WHEREVER YOU GO, with theatrical author and historian Tom Santopietro. This heart-warming memoir is a tribute to his rock and foundation, his grandmother, Mamie Wilson. The foreword to this loving portrait is written by Samuel L. Jackson. In TAKE YOU WHEREVER YOU GO, Leon reflects on the lessons he learned every step of the way from the most important people in his life, from his grandmother's sagacious and encouraging motivations to the deep artistic and cultural influence of iconic American playwright August Wilson. The wisdom and fortitude Leon learned through all who has influenced him, paired with his tremendous storytelling, will…

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Belvedere Vodka Launches Single Estate Rye Series with Public Tastings

June 11 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Belvedere Vodka invites vodka enthusiasts to the US launch of the Single Estate Rye Series, a vodka category innovation that is set out debunk the myth that vodka is tasteless and odorless and, that very much like in winemaking, terroir impacts the flavor profile. Join us at a tasting at The Greenpoint Loft during Bar Convent Brooklyn (67 West Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11222) as we sample both vodkas neat and in cocktails. Belvedere Vodka’s Single Estate Rye Series features two distinct vodkas, Smogóry Forest and Lake Bartężek, each named for their origin and crafted to capture the distinctive essence of their respective terroirs. The series represents an extraordinary exploration into the idea of terroir in vodka, exemplifying how climate variation affects the taste yielded from…

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Belvedere Vodka Launches Single Estate Rye Series with Public Tastings

June 12 @ 11:00 am - June 13 @ 4:00 pm

Belvedere Vodka invites vodka enthusiasts to the US launch of the Single Estate Rye Series, a vodka category innovation that is set out debunk the myth that vodka is tasteless and odorless and, that very much like in winemaking, terroir impacts the flavor profile. Join us at a tasting at The Greenpoint Loft during Bar Convent Brooklyn (67 West Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11222) as we sample both vodkas neat and in cocktails. Belvedere Vodka’s Single Estate Rye Series features two distinct vodkas, Smogóry Forest and Lake Bartężek, each named for their origin and crafted to capture the distinctive essence of their respective terroirs. The series represents an extraordinary exploration into the idea of terroir in vodka, exemplifying how climate variation affects the taste yielded from…

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Maggie Gould at La Pulperia

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Maggie Gould is a photojournalist and a musician. Her musical genre ranges from Jazz, Latin, through to Brazilian Jazz and soul. Maggie has been based in New York working at Zinc Jazz, and clubs with John di Martino, Nanny Assis, among others. Join Maggie Gould, along with John di Martino and Nanny Assis for a night of Jazz & cocktails at Chic Cockteleria & Rustic Latin Cuisine Restaurant La Pulperia Midtown East. Every Tuesday from June 12, 2018 through July 3, 2018, starting at 6PM La Pulperia Midtown East 151 East 57th Street, New York, NY 10022

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From Italy with Love

June 14 @ 11:00 am - June 21 @ 6:00 pm

Agora Gallery is pleased to present From Italy with Love, the first in a series of annual exhibitions featuring works by contemporary Italian artists. Including painting, collage, photography, and sculpture, this exhibition features recent works by Nello Petrucci; Cristiano Mazzoli; RABARAMA; Maurizio Zafret; Paolo Domenichini; and Angelica Pedini. Through this multi-year series of exhibitions, Agora Gallery will highlight the richness and breadth of contemporary Italian art, a genre that is underrepresented but acutely desired in New York City. This iteration is organized in collaboration with Contemply, Florence, Italy. The diverse works featured in From Italy with Love are connected through an innate engagement with figuration, a tradition inextricable from the country’s history. Through distinctive approaches, the artists in this exhibition re-envision the patrimony of figurative…

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