This Week at CUNY – June 4, 2012b Best of the Week
Citizen CUNY Community Service
Help bring art and music to patients by volunteering your time on Saturday afternoons. New York Cares needs volunteers to sketch, paint, create origami, sing or play instruments at New York Methodist Hospital in Park Slope.
Celebrating the Group Theatre
June 4 | CUNY Graduate Center. Celebrate the history and legacy of the Group Theatre and how it transformed American culture, with special guests Eli Wallach, Edward Albee, Ellen Adler, and many others. Led by theater historian Mel Gordon (UC-Berkeley) and international artist-educator Ronald Rand.
Fundraising Concert June 4 | John Jay College
The Howard University Alumni Association presents a fundraising concert featuring Afro Blue Vocal Band, finalists on NBC’s The Sing-Off, Afro Blue, Howard University’s award-winning student jazz group, and Sherry Winston, Grammy-nominated jazz flutist.
‘Toward Equality in Our Schools’ June 5 | CUNY School of Law
Join the American Bar Association’s Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights & Responsibilities and the CUNY School of Law’s Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality for “Toward Equality in Our Schools: Mendez v. Westminster 1947.” Luke Murphy’s Dance Duet June 6 – 7 | Borough of Manhattan Community College. Choreographed by Luke Murphy and performed by Carlye Eckert and Luke Murphy. Video/Visual Design by David Fishel.
The Brighton Beach Project June 7 | CUNY Graduate Center
International writer Elyse Dodgson brings three Russian-language playwrights back to her hometown neighborhood of Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, in search of inspiration for new work. Join us for a peek into their playmaking process.
Small Business and Procurement Expo June 8 | LaGuardia Community College/ The 10th Annual Queens Small Business and Procurement Expo provides small-business owners the chance to meet with procurement representatives about opportunities, and network with other small businesses. The LaGuardia expo helps businesses in Queens and the surrounding region market goods and services to the federal, state, and local governments. For business students and potential entrepreneurs, it’s a gathering that will provide useful insights. Exploring Animal Minds June 8 | Hunter College
Don Moore, associate director of Animal Care at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C., will moderate the panel discussion: “So, You Think You Know Your Dog?”
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- Australia gets a letter from North Korea
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