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October 2019

Gather 2019: A Community Celebration

October 2, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Gibney Dance, 280 Broadway, Studio U
New York, NY 10007 United States

At Gather 2019 (formerly known as Public Art Potluck), we will come together as The LP community to celebrate the 2019 Create Change cohort. Join us to engage in conversations with LP artists about their projects and learn about the creative ideas they are putting into action with their neighbors across New York City. When: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 (doors open at 6:30pm, program starts at 7:15pm, dinner served at 7:30pm) Where: Gibney Dance, 280 Broadway, Studio U, NYC, 10007 Please…

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September 2019

“Wholeness Manifested: Sound Art Pop-Up Event” by Bianca Mońa (CC 2019) at Feeding Tree Community Garden

September 8, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Feeding Tree Community Garden, 340 Tompkins Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11216 United States

"Wholeness Manifested: Sound Art Pop-Up Event" is a series of sonic experiences, in the form of storytelling, to document the many entry points, to wellness in abundance. Narrators:  Reverend Alonzo Q. Cox - St Martin de Porres Parish Jessica Angima - Healing Artist Aquila Norris - Owner of Soulwork Studios Autumn Parker - Warrior Momma Bérénice Kernizan - Certified Doula & Lactation Counselor Akissi Britton - Yoruba Priestess Dr Danett Bean - Acupuncturist Khadija Tudor - Founder, Life Wellness Center…

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August 2019

“Imagining a Nonprofit Wakanda: Opportunities For Us to Support Black Leadership in the Sector” panel organized and moderated by LP Board member George Shuttles with Executive Director Kemi Ilesanmi as panelist at Amalgamated Bank HQ, Martin Luther King Jr. Room

August 20, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Amalgamated Bank HQ, 275 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

Black Philanthropy Month (BPM) was created in August 2011 by Dr. Jackie Copeland-Carson and the Pan-African Women's Philanthropy Network (PAWPNet) as an annual, global celebration of African-descent giving. Learn more about BPM HERE . This year's theme is: Let's Make History. Given how much discourse there has been in recent years about people of color in nonprofit leadership (from the latest Chronicle of Philanthropy profile of 25 leaders to the Building Movement Project’s Race to Lead studies highlighting the racial leadership gap, to…

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“Heal the Man in Order to Heal the Land: Adults Soul Painting Ceremony with Bianca Dominguez” organized by Tattfoo Tan (CC 2010) at Snug Harbor

August 17, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, 1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY 10301 United States

Soul paintings mirror the true essence within each individual. Each soul has layers upon layers that rest within, mirroring multiple timelines of existence, and reflecting past lives. During the ceremony, the karmic cords and the shadows of the self are illuminated to be acknowledged and healed through the power of breath, meditation, and creative expression. We will begin in a circle sitting down in lotus position. Palo Santo will be passed around to cleanse and bless our bodies. In the…

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“reGENEration lab” a new experimental participatory performance by Jaime Sunwoo (CC 2018) at The Producers Club

August 10, 2019 @ 7:00 PM
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The Producers Club, 358 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036 United States

Enter reGENErate, a gene modification clinic that promises to transform patients into their ideal self. By examining shortcomings, insecurities, and inherited traumas, reGENErate asks what we want to change and why. Pay what you wish: RSVP SAT 8/10 7pm SUN 8/11 5pm The Producers Club, NYC (358 W. 44 Street, New York, NY 10036) as part of the Failsafe Festival 2019

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“Colored Girls Hustle Marketplace: Summer 2019 Edition” event curated by Taja Lindley (CC 2014) at City Point BKLYN

August 10, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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City Point BKLYN, 445 Albee Square
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States

The Colored Girls Hustle Marketplace is a curated pop-up shopping experience featuring women of color artists, creatives, and makers. Join us on Saturday August 10th and Sunday August 11th as we take over an empty storefront in City Point BKLYN for our first market of 2019! This event is FREE and open to all ages. RSVP on Eventbrite for updates and raffle prizes. Participating vendors include: :: Saturday + Sunday :: Perry Boyce Candles, room sprays, and travel kits Luni…

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July 2019

“Figuring the Floral” exhibition featuring work by Katherine Toukhy (CC 2016) at Wave Hill

July 21, 2019 - August 1, 2019
Wave Hill, 675 W 252nd St
Bronx, NY 10471 United States

A flower’s life cycle of budding, blooming and pollinating, as well as its process of decay, strongly echoes the human condition. The exhibition Figuring the Floral features artists who apply this symbolism to their work—touching on race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, aging and other facets of identity. Reflecting on the site-specificity of these works exhibited amid the flourishing gardens of Wave Hill, Curator of Visual Arts Eileen Jeng Lynch notes how the exhibition is enhanced by the visible and tangible connections…

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“Heal the Man in Order to Heal the Land: Group breath-work session with Ambrose Gage” organized by Tattfoo Tan (CC 2010)

July 20, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, 1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY 10301 United States

Rebirthing breath work uses a conscious connected breathing technique to release tension and stored emotions in body, which makes space for new thoughts, actions, and possibilities in your life. Clearing the emotional past brings you into the present, into the body, restores innocence, and increases vitality. The breath work process is a powerful and gentle method of bringing in more life and releasing constrained and withheld energy in the body — allowing yourself to experience your expansiveness profoundly. An efficient…

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Theatrical premiere of Michael Premo’s (CC 2009) short film “Water Warriors” at IFC Center (NYC)

July 17, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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IFC Center, 323 6th Ave
New York, NY 10014 United States
$13.00 – $16.00

Tribeca Film Institute, POV Shorts, and The New York Times Op-Docs co-present four new short documentaries celebrating the art and urgency of short-form storytelling. These exclusive premieres profile an underdog Olympian fencer, a surprising twist on surrogacy, a veteran’s post-combat healing, and the power of community to confront corporate interests. Filmmakers will be present for discussion after the screenings on July 17 and 18.   WATER WARRIORS (Director: Michael Premo, 21:30) When an energy company begins searching for natural gas in New Brunswick,…

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June 2019

“Sanctuary” performance project by Michael Premo and Rachel Falcone (CC 2009) at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine

June 24, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10025 United States

Believers and nonbelievers from all walks of life and faith traditions are welcome at St. John the Divine. And in the community of this magnificent cathedral, many people have found home and sanctuary. But in a world of chaos and injustice, what does that mean? This unique project weaves interviews, text, lyrics and soundscape. Please make sure to RSVP if you plan to attend as there is a component that requires headphones for the performances.

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