June and July: Summer Jazz Events

The Department of Jazz Studies at NYU's Steinhardt School invites you to attend its series of exciting summer performances. The 2012 Summer Jazz Workshops listed below are free and open to the public.


Tuesday, June 26, 2012, 4:00 - 6:00 pm | Washington Square Park
Wednesday, June 27
, 2012, 4:00 - 6:00 pm | Washington Square Park
Thursday, June 28, 2012, 7:00 pm | Provincetown Playhouse
Friday, June 29, 2012, 7:00 pm | Provincetown Playhouse
Monday, July 2, 2012 7:00 pm | Provincetown Playhouse
Tuesday, July 3
, 2012, 4:00 - 6:00 pm | Washington Square Park
Wednesday, July 4
, 2012, 4:00 - 6:00 pm | Washington Square Park
Thursday, July 5, 2012 7:00 pm | Provincetown Playhouse
Monday, July 9
, 2012, 4:00 - 6:00 pm | Washington Square Park
Tuesday, July 10, 2012, 7:00pm | Provincetown Playhouse
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 7:00pm | Provincetown Playhouse
Thursday, July 12
, 2012, 4:00 - 6:00 pm | Washington Square Park

The Provincetown Playhouse is located at 133 MacDougal Street.

June 26, 28: Social Work Roundtable Discussions

The Master's Degree program at NYU's Silver School of Social Work invites you to join its summer roundtable series. Professors will engage small groups in discussion over important subjects in social work today.

All events are free and open to the public with RSVP: email ssw.msw@nuyu.edu with your name and the date of the lecture to ensure a space. Discussions are held at 1 Washington Square North, Room 112.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012, 1:00 pm
NYC Demographic Changes & Implications for Social Work
Dr. Gerry Landsberg

Thursday, June 28, 2012, 1:00 PM
Siblings Talk: Challenges and Opportunities for Siblings Growing Up with a Brother or Sister Dealing with Mental Illness 
Dr. Helle Thorning

June 21: Cyber Security Lecture

Cyberspace Allies: How Public/Private Partnerships Can Fight Back: With the ever-increasing scale of interconnected information systems, concerns about cyber security dangers expand daily. Polytechnic Institute of New York University's Cyber Security Lecture Series has been created specifically to provide a visible arena for high-level discussion among world-class cyber warriors.

Thursday, June 21, 2012
Q&A: 9:30 am to 12 noon
Polytechnic Institute of New York University
5 MetroTech Center, Pfizer Auditorium
Brooklyn, NY 11201
All lectures are free and open to the public with RSVP. A continental welcome breakfast will begin at 8:30 am. For more information, visit NYU-Poly's event page.

Sponsored by the New York-based Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, NYU-Poly's series of four lectures and panel discussions are designed to raise the visibility of cyber security risks and issues. Internationally renowned cyber security experts will join together to stimulate collaborative thinking, especially among the New York's regional businesses, government agencies, nonprofits, academic institutions, media, and the public. Practical and timely, lectures will also focus on possible strategies to address the impact of growing cyber security risks. » more

June 23-24: New Plays for Young Audiences

The NYU Steinhardt School invites you to New Plays for Young Audiences, a program in educational theater, this summer on the NYU campus. General admission is $5, and tickets are free for children, high school students, and those with a valid NYU ID. For tickets, contact NYU Ticket Central on the web, by phone at 212-352-3101, or in person at 566 LaGuardia Place.
Sing a Porpoise Home, by Daniel A. Kelin, II
Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm
Sunday, June 24, 2012 at 3:00 pm
Provincetown Playhouse
133 MacDougal Street
An audience discussion with the playwright, director, and actors will follow the Sunday performance.

June 28: Book Talk: "Greenwich Village: Images of America"

NYU’s Office of Government and Community Affairs invites you to join author Anita Dickhuth in a conversation about her book Greenwich Village: Images of America. Dickhuth’s extensive archive of hard-to-find photographs and images expertly illuminates the hidden history of Greenwich Village, from the neighborhood's precolonial origins to its rise as an internationally recognized center for culture, fashion, and commerce.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
6:00pm – 8:30pm
The NYU Bookstore
726 Broadway (at Waverly Place)
This event is free and open to the public with RSVP. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, or to register, please email NYU’s Office of Government and Community Affairs or call 212-998-2400. Books will be available on the day of the event at a 20% discount.


"The book includes maps showing how the West Village’s streets follow original Native American footpaths and Colonial-era roads. There are capsule histories of noteworthy buildings, including more than a few that no longer exist. [Doris] Diether helped the author in the chapter on Greenwich Village’s houses. Even experts on Greenwich Village are sure to find something new and interesting here." — Lincoln Anderson, The Villager

Through July 14: French Drawing Exhibition

NYU's Grey Art Gallery presents Storied Past, an in-depth look at French drawing from the collection of the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin. Featuring approximately 60 works dating from the 16th to 19th centuries, ranging from preliminary sketches to compositional and figure studies to finished works, the exhibition reveals the versatility of the medium across a changing era and a range of themes, from religion to mythology to history and beyond.

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June 16-17, 23-24: New Plays for Young Audiences

The NYU Steinhardt School invites you to New Plays for Young Audiences, a program in educational theater, this summer on the NYU campus. General admission is $5, and tickets are free for children, high school students, and those with a valid NYU ID. For tickets, contact NYU Ticket Central online, by phone at 212-352-3101, or in person at 566 LaGuardia Place. June's plays are Salvation Road and Sing a Porpoise Home.
Salvation Road, by D.W. Gregory
Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm
Sunday, June 17, 2012 at 3:00 pm*
Provincetown Playhouse
133 MacDougal Street

Sing a Porpoise Home, by Daniel A. Kelin, II
Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm
Sunday, June 24, 2012 at 3:00 pm*
Provincetown Playhouse
133 MacDougal Street
* An audience discussion with the playwright, director, and actors will follow each Sunday performance.

June 15 – 18: Artist Faculty in Performance

The NYU Steinhardt School invites you to its Artist Faculty Recitals and Artist Faculty Master Classes this June:
Jose Ramon Mendez, Eduardus Halim, and Marilyn Nonke: 
Program in Piano Performance
Black Box Theater, 82 Washington Square East
Friday, June 15, 2012, 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jose Ramon Mendez
Master Class Program in Piano Performance

Third Avenue North,
75 Third Avenue, Room C205
Saturday, June 16, 2012, 3:00pm

June 14: Free Community Health Forum

Take Charge of Your Health Today: A Community Health Forum

Thursday, June 14, 2012
9:30 am – 12:00 noon
NYU Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life
238 Thompson Street (at Washington Square), 5th Floor

New York University's Office of Civic Engagement and VillageCare invite you to a free community health forum: “Take Charge of your Health Today.” Moderated by Emmy Award-winning CBS medical reporter Dr. Max Gomez, a panel of distinguished expert professionals will address important health issues and how to approach them in today's complex environment—such as access to services, preventive care, and management of chronic illness.


June 7: Walking and the Life of the City Symposium

The Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management invites you to attend a research symposium focusing on the distinctive role that walking plays in city life. While a growing body of research in transportation has emphasized the health benefits of “active” travel modes like walking and biking, the researchers presenting at this event address walking from many perspectives, including social, economic, and even psychological factors, as well as walking’s integration with other modes of travel. In addition, the symposium will explore the future of walking in cities and what needs to be done in future walking research.
Thursday, June 7, 2012
8:30 am – 1:00 pm
The Puck Building, 295 Lafayette Street (map)
The Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, 2nd Floor
This event is free and open to the public with RSVP.

This half-day event includes researchers from across the globe and, of course, from here in one of the world’s great walking cities, New York.