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"HERE," An Evening With Avery Brooks
 
An inspiring, rare, intimate evening with the legendary AVERY BROOKS in Harlem!
 
Venue: ( National Black Theatre, Inc.)
National Black Theatre, Inc.
Producer: ( National Black Theatre, Inc.)
National Black Theatre, Inc.
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Take advantage of this one night only rare concert with the eloquent and captivating Avery Brooks. The internationally renown Avery Brooks is an accomplished actor, director, musician and educator whose three decades career encompasses stage, television and film.

"What If" in American Jewish History and Contemporary Jewish Life
 
Live Broadcast Begins at 7:30 p.m.
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( The Bernard Revel Graduate School for Jewish Studies at Yeshiva University)
The Bernard Revel Graduate School for Jewish Studies at Yeshiva University
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Shown live on the Jewish Broadcast Service, this event will launch Professor Jeffrey S. Gurocks latest book, The Holocaust Averted: An Alternate History of American Jewry, 1938–1967 (Rutgers University Press).

The Holocaust Averted has already been lauded as a “provocative, path-breaking book… filled with familiar characters in unfamiliar and intriguing roles that is sure to challenge—and, quite possibly, to infuriate readers.”

This intriguing work considers what might have happened to the Jewish community in the United States if the Holocaust had never occurred and forces readers to contemplate how the road to acceptance and empowerment for todays American Jews could have been harder than it actually was.

Join the audience as Professor Gurock and Rabbi Golub explore many reasonable historical alternatives grounded in what is actually known about the tumultuous, catastrophic and climatic 30 years that bridge the beginnings of the Holocaust, the rise of the State of Israel and Israels triumph in the Six Day War, and what this novel approach to history tells about the real world that Jews live in today.

Book signing and collation to follow.

1 Hour TCT Refresher
 

 
Venue: ( USCG Marine Inspection Office)
USCG Marine Inspection Office
Producer: ( USCG Auxiliary Division 5, 1SR)
USCG Auxiliary Division 5, 1SR
City: New York City

Additional Notes:
One hour TCT Excersize for Auxilary Members

11th New York City Downtown Short Film Festival
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 through Sunday, June 14, 2015
 
Join us June 10-June 13 for the 11th NYC Downtown Short Film Festival There is nothing else that rivals getting together with a group of strangers in a darkened space to experience the magic of film making.
 
Venue: ( Duo Theatre)
Duo Theatre
Producer: ( DMAC)
DMAC
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Wednesday June 10 8PM
Granny Smith Directed by Julian Lucas Australia Comedy
Adjust-A-Dream Directed by: Jonathan Wysocki USA Gay/Lesbian
SteadiKid Directed by Scott McDermott USA Comedy
For Francis Directed by: Angelique Letizia USA Drama
You Are Not Alone Directed by Yufeng Li
Baby Steps Directed by: Tomer Sinai USA Gay/Lesbian
Gun Control Directed by Vanessa Campos USA Comedy

Thursday June 11 8PM
Write With Me... Directed by: Hannah Leshaw USA Gay/Lesbian
Suddenly Directed by Merav Elbaz Belschner USA Drama
The Palooka Directed by Perry Martin
Descendants of the Past, Ancestors of the Future Directed by: Albert M. Chan USA Drama
Art's Sake Directed by: Adam Turkel USA Comedy
A Poet Long Ago Directed by: Bob Giraldi New York City Films USA

Friday June 12 8PM
Contender Directed by: David Scala USA Drama
Beauty Sacrifice Directed by Shannon Lee USA Animation
If The Trees Could Talk Directed by Michael Weinstein. USA Drama
The Matchbox Directed by: Dongjae Kim USA Animation
Bloody Mary Directed By Jono Freedrix USA Comedy
Symposium Directed by Artemis Shaw

Saturday June 13 8PM
Kite Directed by Gavin Moran USA Animation
My Kingdom Directed by Debra Solomon USA Animation
Tadaima Directed by: Robin Takao D'Oench USA Drama
The Extraordinary Mr. Jupiter Directed by Federico Torres Puerto Rico Drama
Swadhisthana Directed by: Joel Mahr USA Gay/Lesbian
Some Guys Are Bigger Than Others Directed by Geoff Celis.

MORE FILMS TO BE ANNOUNCED

A More Perfect Union
 

 
Venue: ( Chicago History Museum Rubloff Auditorium)
Chicago History Museum Rubloff Auditorium
Producer: ( The Moth and USA Network)
The Moth and USA Network
City: Chicago

Additional Notes:

A More Perfect Union: Stories of Prejudice and Power
 
This event is now COMPLETELY SOLD OUT.
 
Venue: ( The New York Public Library)
The New York Public Library
Producer: ( The Moth and USA Network)
The Moth and USA Network
City: New York

Additional Notes:

A Place To Come Home To
 
In 1953, how does a patriotic German-American man heal himself of the prejudice and hate he confronted during World War II because his brother was a member of the Nazi Bund in America?
 
Venue: ( Shetler Studios)
Shetler Studios
Producer: ( The Producing Guild and Ctekmo)
The Producing Guild and Ctekmo
City: New York

Additional Notes:
In 1938, George Schmidt sailed from the US to Germany to fight for Hitler and the Nazi Party against the Allied forces. His disloyal act destroyed his brother, Hans, and the rest of the family who remained in America, since everyone saw the Schmidts as spies and traitors. Now, 15 years later, George returns to the US for a serious operation. Can Hans forgive George? Should Hans sacrifice his wife and children to take care of the brother who ruined his life?

A Tribute to 50 Years of Service by LCDR. Sutherland (ret)
 
Come Celebrate!
 
Venue: ( Sector New York / Fort Wadsworth)
Sector New York / Fort Wadsworth
Producer: ( Sue Fitzgerald)
Sue Fitzgerald
City: Staten Island

Additional Notes:
Please consider buying a T-shirt or contributing a donation to help offset the cost of this celebration! In the event of any overage the proceeds will be forwarded to the USCG Foundation

LCDR Stewart Sutherland (ret) enlisted in the USCG on 30 August 1960. In his retirement he became an active and vital member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary in the port of New York and New Jersey. He will be celebrating his 50th anniversary as a member of the Coast Guard family this year.

THIS IS A SURPRISE SO DONT TELL STEW or CAROL!!!

Throughout the years he has served his nation from the jungles of Vietnam to the frozen wastes of Antarctica. His contribution to the USCG during peace and war has rarely been rivaled. His civilian contributions as a scientist and marine biologist at Columbia University's Lamont Earth Observatory and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute continue to expand our understanding of our oceans and climate.

As an Auxiliarist he serves hundreds of hours a year and maintains the largest facility in the Auxiliary, the former USCGC Point Brown, now known as the M/V Lady B. This facility provides Auxiliary members with a unique opportunity for training that can be achieved nowhere else. He is also a regular presence standing the watch at Station New York and working in the Water Way Management office at Sector New York. His dedication has exponentially increased the body of knowledge, professionalism and effectiveness of the Auxiliary, allowing the 1SR to truly be “first and foremost” in the nation.

Accept "Except"
 
So often, young people are lectured about what is wrong, but not given a direction that is right. Join us in generating a dialogue to encourage thought, and produce action from the heart.
 
Venue: ( National Black Theatre, Inc.)
National Black Theatre, Inc.
Producer: ( National Black Theatre, Inc.)
National Black Theatre, Inc.
City: New York

Additional Notes:
National Black Theatre is in association with Collaborative Efforts Organization (CEO) and focuses on issues of juvenile crimes and offers solutions. CEO is a newly formed mobile theater company. Its sole purpose is to address the issues of juvenile delinquency, crime and prevention and to collaborate with like-minded organizations, in an effort to educate and dialogue with youth about making choices. The first part of the production is told through the meeting of two fugitives – one from the plantation era, the other from 2010 – the era or penitentiaries. The second part of the production is an additional collaboration with a community organization offering alternatives and dialogue.

Accept "Except"
 
So often, young people are lectured about what is wrong, but not given a direction that is right. Join us in generating a dialogue to encourage thought, and produce action from the heart.
 
Venue: ( National Black Theatre, Inc.)
National Black Theatre, Inc.
Producer: ( National Black Theatre, Inc.)
National Black Theatre, Inc.
City: New York

Additional Notes:
National Black Theatre is in association with Collaborative Efforts Organization (CEO) and focuses on issues of juvenile crimes and offers solutions. CEO is a newly formed mobile theater company. Its sole purpose is to address the issues of juvenile delinquency, crime and prevention and to collaborate with like-minded organizations, in an effort to educate and dialogue with youth and adults about making choices. The first part of the production is told through the meeting of two fugitives – one from the plantation era, the other from the 21st century era of penitentiaries. The second part of the production is an additional collaboration with a community organization offering alternatives and dialogue.

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