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Things to Do on Chelsea This Month - May 2019

May 11, 2019 - by CG Directory Editor
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You can easily spend your entire visit to New York City hanging out in the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea. The High Line, Chelsea Market, and the Whitney Museum all call Chelsea home. Want to know about all of the most memorable things to do in Chelsea this month? City Guide has compiled the best neighborhood happenings for you here.

John Escreet Sound, Space and Structures - The Jazz Gallery
May 11, 2019 - New York

John Escreet -piano Evan Parker -saxophones Ches Smith -percussion + guests

Robotics for Kids - New York Live Arts
May 11, 2019 - New York

Robotics for Juniors (Ages 5 – 7), 11 AM – 12:30 PM Robotics for Apprentices (Ages 8 and up), 12:30 – 2 PM With a growing economy that has a higher demand for STEM fields, it’s important that the next generation learns how they can make a difference in their world. Robotics give students the opportunity to dive deep into the world of robotics and explore how computer programming and robot design can solve problems big and small! In this Robotics workshop with Engineering for Kids of Brooklyn students will be introduced to both robot building as well as programming. This workshop is a perfect mixture of fun and learning! Students do not take home the LEGO projects. Runtime: 90 minutes Space limited to 14 per workshop

Wellness Collective - Athleta
May 11, 2019 - New York

WELCOME TO WELLNESS COLLECTIVE Together with Athleta, Well+Good is helping you expand your 360-degree wellness game all year long. It’s all happening live in NYC, where you’ll get front-row access to the scene’s coolest smartest and most innovative women at our interactive event series. Think: Part eye-opening conversations, part interactive workshops, all aha!-level gold—and a total game-changer for your busy, active, real life. Along with your ticket, you’ll get a free pair of Athleta leggings (and loads of next-level wellness learnings, of course). DIY PLANT-BASED FACE MASKS Trinity Mouzon Wofford, founder of Golde CRYSTAL WORKSHOP Jennifer Walsh, founder Walks with Walsh NATURE-INSPIRED SOUND BATH Sara Auster, sound therapist, meditation teacher and artist

Sunrise from the Artist's Balcony - Pleiades Gallery
Through May 11, 2019 - New York

Press Release Contact: Ellen Bradshaw Phone (212) 233-0274 home (917) 734-9814 cell Ebradshaw2@nyc.rr.com www.ellenbradshaw.com ELLEN BRADSHAW “SUNRISE FROM THE ARTIST’S BALCONY” Artist Reception: Saturday, April 27 3-6 pm April 16 – May 11, 2019 Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat 11-6 PM or by appointment Obsession. Every morning I find myself drawn to my window on the 25th floor by a magical light show overlooking three bridges – Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Williamsburg. And on out to the balcony with my camera several times, trying to capture “the moment” of the rapidly changing moments of colors and clouds. How could the same view painted over and over hold my interest? How could I paint the masterpiece in the sky with mere oils?? The iconic bridges of New York, sometime mere silhouettes, appear like a backdrop stage set trying to command attention with the impossibly wondrous skies. A tiny police boat keeps watch. Powerful freighters pass, toys against the heavens. Elysium. Empyrean. Eden. Utopia. Fervor. Bliss. Inferno. And a rather belated nod to the New Kid on the Block, 1 Manhattan Square, as it claims its place amongst the giants. ... (read more)

Comedy Classes: The Stepping Stones to Stand-Up Comedy - Gotham Comedy Club
May 12, 2019 - New York

It seems so simple. A mic, an audience, some jokes... It is a deceptivly hard art form. It requires craft, precision and dedication. Just being funny isn't enough. As an emerging comic you are the performer, writer, director, choreographer and your own personal advisor. A misstep in one are impacts all others. This class is designed to work with comics from those who are stepping on stage for the first time, to those who have some experience, and gets them to put into place the tools and systems that will move them into the comedy industry. Over the 7 classes we cover: *Writing *Performing *Editing *Reviewing your sets as a tool for growth *Finding stages and navigating the industry *Creating the marketing tools, from personal materials to your virtual presence *Organization of material and business contacts. In addition every student performs and recieves detailed feedback every class. There is a live show in front of an audience upon completion of the class. The workshop is the most comprehensive comedy course offered today for emerging stand-ups. Students perform every week in a supportive workshop environment, developing material and stage presence, all under the wa... (read more)

The Who: Moving On! - Madison Square Garden
May 13, 2019 - New York

The Who is bringing their Moving On! Tour to The Garden on May 13. Commenting on what WHO fans can expect on the 2019 MOVING ON! tour, Pete Townshend stated:""The Who are touring again in 2019. Roger christened this tour Moving On! I love it. It is what both of us want to do. Move on, with new music, classic Who music, all performed in new and exciting ways. Taking risks, nothing to lose. Looking forward to seeing you all. Are you ready?" Commented Roger Daltrey: "Be aware Who fans! Just because it's The Who with an orchestra, in no way will it compromise the way Pete and I deliver our music. This will be full throttle Who with horns and bells on."

Beat Girl! Featuring Bettina May! - Sid Gold's Request Room
May 14, 2019 - New York

Glittery Gals! Sparkling Drinks! And One Glamorous Songbird!

Red Bull Music Festival: Teyana Taylor - The Hammerstein
May 15, 2019 - New York

Doors open 7:00 PM

Red Bull Music Festival: Teyana Taylor - Hammerstein Ballrom
May 15, 2019 - New York,

Red Bull Music Festival: Teyana Taylor Concert

Nyc Real Estate Showcase & Forum - Metropolitan Pavilion
May 15, 2019 - New York

The Real Deal presents its 12th Annual NYC Real Estate Showcase & Forum on May 15. Attend and join over 4,500 professionals in networking, deal-making, and gaining insight on industry trends through panel discussion. More details to come.

Live Piano Karaoke with Julian Velard - Sid Gold's Request Room
Through May 15, 2019 - New York

With a style The Sunday Times calls "catchy but complicated; a surprisingly rare combination," Julian Velard is piano-pop tunesmith recalling Stephen Sondheim or Randy Newman at the peak of their talents. With 4 albums of original material under his belt, he's toured internationally alongside the likes of Jamie Cullum, Paul Carrack, and Amy Macdonald. His quirky, native new york, piano-man sound has found its largest audience in Holland, where he headlined Amsterdam's legendary venue, Paradiso. His comedic timing and musical stylings have made him a regular on The Howard Stern Show and NPR's Ask Me Another.

Happy Hour Piano Karaoke with Mark Piro - Sid Gold's Request Room
Through May 17, 2019 - New York

Sid Gold's Request Room now features Happy Hour Piano Karaoke on Fridays! Start your weekend off with a song! With Mark Piro at the keys!

WINTER SEMESTER CLASSES at TADA! Youth Theater: January 13- May 21, 2019 - TADA! Youth Theater
Through May 21, 2019 - New York

Curtain Up! At TADA! Youth Theater’s (Winter Semester) From page to stage – the longest and most in-depth play building semester yet! Create and perform an original mini-musical by blending the essential skills of singing, dancing, acting, and playwriting. Classes will culminate with final presentations for family and friends. Get 15% off Winter Semester registration by using the discount code EARLYBIRD15 For more information on TADA!’s Camps and Classes, please call the Education Department at 212-252-1619 x4 or email education@tadatheater.com. To register please visit: http://www.tadatheater.com/education-programs/classes/winter-classes For over 30 years, the Drama Desk Award winning TADA! Youth Theater has been providing children with musical theater classes that teach them how to sing, dance, and act while inspiring their individual creativity.

American Cancer Society’s 14th Annual Taste of Hope - Metropolitan Pavilion
May 23, 2019 - New York

Taste of Hope is the American Cancer Society’s signature culinary, wine, and spirits event, featuring some of New York’s most popular restaurants and beverage vendors. Guests enjoy a walk-around tasting where they can sample signature dishes, premier wines and spirits, and inventive cocktails. This year’s celebration recognizes Culinary Honorees, Chefs Michael Lomonaco, Chef & Partner of Porter House Bar and Grill, and Ralph Scamardella, Chef & Partner of TAO Group Restaurants; Otto Cedeno, Founder of Otto’s Tacos as the Corporate Honoree, and Dana Cowin, former Editor-in-chief of Food & Wine Magazine, as the Survivor Honoree. Metropolitan Pavilion 125 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011 Emcee Chris Wragge Event co-chairs: Mark D. Friedman & Jamie Koff TICKET PRICES General Admission: $200 Each VIP Ticket $275 Each ALL ACCESS LOUNGE RESERVED TABLES 5 Person Table: $1,500 10 Person Table: $3,000 Reserved Tables and VIP Ticket Holders Receive Early Entry For Tickets, Tables and how to make a donation, visit www.tasteofhopenyc.org

CWCBExpo (Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition) - Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
Through June 01, 2019 - New York

Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo) is a business-to-business trade show and conference for the legalized cannabis and hemp industry. It is held 3 times per year in the largest business, financial, and media markets: New York, Los Angeles, and Boston. It is the leading forum for dispensary owners, growers, suppliers, investors, medical professionals, government regulators, legal counsel, and entrepreneurs looking to achieve business success and identify new areas of growth in this dynamic and fast-growing industry.

Billy Joel - In Concert - Madison Square Garden
June 02, 2019 - New York

Tickets for Billy Joel's unprecedented 67th consecutive show as a part of his record-breaking residency at The Garden on August 28 are ON SALE NOW – Click HERE for more info! Billy Joel Moves into the Garden In 2014, Billy Joel was established as the 4th franchise at Madison Square Garden—joining the Knicks, Rangers and Liberty as a resident at the World's Most Famous Arena. The internationally acclaimed, six time Grammy-winning New Yorker has a decades-long history with the Garden. Since 1978, he's played a record-breaking 106 shows, including a sold-out run of 12 consecutive nights in 2006, and a moving performance at the 12-12-12 concert benefiting victims of Sandy.

New York Denim Days Festival - Metropolitan Pavilion
Through June 09, 2019 - New York

The third-annual New York Denim Days Festival will be held at the Metro Metropolitan Pavilion (125 West 18th Street) on June 8 and 9. As in past seasons, attendees will find a selection of brands, designers, artisans and vintage vendors as well as new activations and interactive installations from denim supply chain members, artists and more. A one-day outdoor vintage denim market on June 9 will shut down 18th street and feature live entertainment, food and activities for the whole family. TENCEL™ branded fibers by Lenzing return as the title sponsor of New York Denim Days. This festival is for denim heads, fashionistas, foodies, families, tourists, teens, tweens, and of course, all New Yorkers who are true-blue denim lovers.

Pulled In Brooklyn - International Print Center New York
Through June 15, 2019 - New York

Curated by Roberta Waddell & Samantha Rippner with Consulting Printer Luther Davis April 4–June 15, 2019 Press Preview, Thursday, April 4, 10–11:30 AM Opening Reception, 6–8 PM, featuring live demonstration by Kayrock Screenprinting --- International Print Center New York is pleased to announce its highly anticipated spring exhibition Pulled In Brooklyn, co-curated by Roberta Waddell and Samantha Rippner, in consultation with printer Luther Davis. This exhibition is the first in-depth exploration of the vibrant network of artists, printers, and workshops that has developed and flourished in Brooklyn since the early 1990s. This monumental exhibition is also IPCNY’s first to occupy two adjacent spaces, more than doubling the scale of its previous presentations. "IPCNY is thrilled to spotlight Brooklyn as home to a deep network of printers and workshops, from Greenpoint and Williamsburg to Bushwick and Crown Heights," says Director Judy Hecker, "with a collective can-do ethos that has supported innovation in the borough and in contemporary art." Works by 101 artists created across twenty-six printshops and book arts workshops reveal a close-knit and generous community, suppo... (read more)

Faith and Empire: Art and Politics in Tibetan Buddhism - Rubin Museum of Art
Through July 15, 2019 - New York

Experience Tibetan Buddhism like never before at The Rubin Museum. With 60 objects on display, explore 8th to 19th century Tibet in a new way that show little-known aspects of life through power and legitimate rule of political power as a global phenomenon through art. This exhibit, opening in February is curated by Karl Debrczeny.

Gretchen Bender: So Much Deathless - Red Bull Arts
Through July 28, 2019 - New York

Red Bull Arts New York is proud to present Gretchen Bender: So Much Deathless, the first posthumous retrospective of the life and work of the influential, multi-disciplinary artist. Opening to the public on March 6, 2019, and remaining on view until July 28, the ambitious exhibition returns the spotlight to one of contemporary art's most prescient figures, detailing her historic importance and contemporary relevance. Gretchen Bender (1951-2004) was a pioneering artist who worked across video, sculpture, computer graphics, photography, print and installation to interrogate the accelerated age of mass media. Moving to New York in 1978, Bender quickly fell in with the Post-Pictures Generation scene, centered around the artist-run gallery Nature Morte, as well as a milieu of artist and performers connected to The Kitchen. She befriended and collaborated with such figures as artists Robert Longo and Cindy Sherman, the choreographers Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane, and musicians Stuart Argabright and Vernon Reid. Building upon techniques developed in her years running a feminist-Marxist screen-printing collective in Washington, D.C., Bender's early two-dimensional work, made in New York, ... (read more)

Grow with Google - Google Office
Through September 02, 2019 - New York

The Grow with Google New York City Learning Center opens on April 8th and will offer free digital skills training to all New Yorkers. There’ll be workshops, 1:1 coaching, community events and more. So whether you're a business owner who wants to reach new customers, an educator interested in bringing digital tools into your classroom, or looking to learn new skills to grow your career -- there’s a class for you.

Explore NYC’s Rosé Mansion! - Rosé Mansion
Through September 30, 2019 - New York

Rosé Mansion, the wine tasting experience dedicated to the history and allure of the pink-hued, warm-weather favorite, launches an all-new experience for 2019. Guests looking for a shareable and fun experience that takes wine tasting and education to a whole new level will have the opportunity to learn about rosé’s 7,000-year history while roaming through Cleopatra’s Palace, the Celebration Room, and more. Buy a ticket for a specific date and time. All tickets include access to the Rosé Mansion experience, eight wine tastings, a Rosé Mansion collectible pin, a Rosé Mansion wine glass by Govino, as well as access to RoséLand, where attendees can purchase bottles and glasses of their favorite wines and other beverages while enjoying private cabanas, a treehouse and picnic area, tacos and snacks from Taco Dumbo.

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