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NOW - Dec 14, 2021

Fall Classes at TADA! Youth Theater

TADA! Youth Theater is thrilled to be back in person this fall with a variety of active, fun musical theater classes for all ages and abilities! Students will engage in musical theater training, stay active, learn vocals and choreography to upbeat Broadway Songs, benefit from one-on-one attention and solo opportunities, and experience ensemble-based instruction by professional NYC Teaching Artists while making connections with new friends. The final class will culminate in a live performance for an audience of invited family and friends.

All classes are at TADA! Youth Theater at 15 W 28th Street, 3rd floor, (between Broadway & Fifth Avenue) in Manhattan from October 2 through December 14, 2021 (9 sessions).

Musical Theater Minis, Ages 4-5, on Mondays from 3:30PM-5PM & Saturdays from 10AM-11:30AM.
Jazzy Junior, Ages 6-7, on Mondays from 4PM-5:30PM & Saturdays from 12PM-1:30PM.
Rising Star, Ages 8-10, on Wednesdays from 4:00PM-5:30 PM & Saturdays from 2PM-3:30PM.
Broadway Bound, Middle School, on Tuesdays 5PM-6:30PM.

Fall semester classes offer an exciting theatrical experience. Young people will explore the essential skills of singing, dancing and acting to allow their imaginations to soar!

A unique Drama Desk award-winning nonprofit youth theater, TADA! Youth Theater’s mission since 1984 has been to provide young people from different social, racial, economic, and cultural backgrounds with musical theater programs that inspire them to learn, be creative, and think differently through high-quality productions, positive youth development, and education programs.

Oct 18, 2021 - Nov 30, 2021

Fall Scavenger Hunt at Madison Square Park

Join Madison Square Park Conservancy for a Fall Scavenger Hunt now through November 30, 2021.

Perfect for the whole family, the Fall Scavenger Hunt is a great way to learn about nature! Through using the free and interactive app, iNaturalist you can take photos of plants, flowers and wildlife to identify, upload and document your observations. You can also download and print a free worksheet for the scavenger hunt. All of your observations help the team take care of the species who call Madison Square Park home!

NOW - Dec 19, 2021

Toys for Tots Donation Drive

This holiday season donate toys for children in need with the non-profit Marine Toys for Tots. Now through December 19th, donations will be accepted at the contactless drop-off location: TOTO Showroom Gallery at 20 West 22nd Street, Ground Floor. Toys must be new and unwrapped.

Nov 30, 2021

Virtual Power Hour

Accountability is one of the most effective ways of achieving your goals. On November 30th from 2-3:15 pm, spend 75 minutes with other Luminaries who are showing up for you and themselves - make a commitment of what you want to accomplish in this *virtual* co-working space, and then review and celebrate your progress at the end!

This session is led by Luminary's Head of Programming and Affiliates, Romana Ryals, and Luminary's Director of Events & Program Strategy, Christine Cook, who are unequivocally equipped to shape this time together as a highlight of your week.

Dec 1, 2021

Collected Interiors: Rooms That Tell a Story

Join Rizzoli New York and Rizzoli Bookstore to hear interior designers Philip Mitchell and Bunny Williams in conversation for the book launch of Collected Interiors: Rooms That Tell a Story on Wednesday, December 1st at 6 pm.

Order the book and register here.

Dec 2, 2021

Black Spirits: Poetry Reading by Desiree C. Bailey

Join Center for Book Arts (CBA) for the final session of the Fall 2021 Online Broadside Reading Series on Thursday, December 2nd from 6:30 - 8 pm on Zoom.

For this virtual event, contemporary poet Desiree C. Bailey reads their work alongside selections from the archive of historic poet Ai, moderated by the program's curator, Harmony Holiday. The event includes the launch of two new limited-edition broadsides that were designed and produced by CBA Instructors Roni Gross and Claudia Cortinez for the respective participating poets: Cruz for Smith and Pentecost-Farren for Ai.

The broadsides are available to pre-order at 50% off the usual price upon registering to attend the reading. So one pre-ordered broadside is just $10, two are $20, and the entire series set of six is $50.

The event is free with a suggested donation of at least $5 to support CBA.

Dec 5, 2021

Rizzoli Music Aperitivo presents the Michael Leonhart Fourtet

Join Rizzoli Music Aperitivo, a music series at Rizzoli Bookstore to hear the Michael Leonhart Fourtet on Sunday, December 5th at 5 pm.

This event will be the world premiere of Grammy-winning trumpeter, composer, and arranger Michael Leonhart's newest project: the Michael Leonhart Fourtet featuring Donny McCaslin, Pat Bianchi, and E.J. Strickland.

Tickets are $20 each and include a complimentary glass of wine. Register here.

Dec 8, 2021

2021 Annual Meeting & Holiday Celebration

All are invited to join the Center for Book Arts' (CBA) 2021 Annual Meeting & Holiday Celebration on Wednesday, December 8th at 5 pm on Zoom.

The Annual Meeting & Holiday Celebration is a moment where our community comes together to review what CBA has been up to in the past year, where it’s headed next, and share in some holiday cheer! You will hear from CBA staff members about their work and have the chance to connect with other book arts lovers.

Attendance is free, but a $5 donation is encouraged to support CBA. Register here.

Dec 9, 2021

Center for Book Arts 2021 Chapbook Competition Awardee's Reading & Print Launch

Join The Center for Book Arts (CBA) on December 9th from 6 - 7:30 pm for a reading and publications launch! The event, hosted on Zoom, will celebrate CBA's 2021 Chapbook Competition winner, Bianca Rae Messinger, and runners-up, Dujie Tahat and Benjamin Aleshire, and will be moderated by the competition's 2021 judge, Simone White.

Guests will also get to hear from artists who have created this year's publications, including, the CBA 2021 Books Artists-in-Residence, Alva Mooses and Oswaldo Garcia, CBA Instructor, Yuchen Chang, and CBA Administrative Assistant, Allison Carter-Beaule.

If you pre-order a copy of Messinger's winning manuscript, "Parallel Bars" when you register to attend the event, you'll receive a 20% off discount!

You can sign up to attend for free, but CBA asks guests to please consider making a minimum donation of $5 in support of CBA.

Dec 12, 2021

Holiday Themed Walking Tour with Atelier Cho Thompson
23 Days of Flatiron Cheer

Join the Partnership for a free Holiday Themed Walking Tour on Sunday, December 12th at 11 am. As part of the tour, Ming Thompson, Co-Founder of Atelier Cho Thompson will join and share insight into the Holiday Installation, Interwoven on the Flatiron North Plaza.

Meet at the tip of the Flatiron Building, on 23rd Street just east of Fifth Avenue. Our professional tour guides will walk you through this vibrant neighborhood, taking in some of the City’s most notable landmarks with a holiday twist!

No advanced registration required. More information can be found here.