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Tour of "47" Alumni Museums/School/General Meeting
Tour of “47” Alumni Museums/School 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Recognition Awards Ceremony 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm General Meeting “Guess What/Guess Who” Game Moses E. Josephs Auditorium 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Free Admission/Free Refreshments “47” 225 East 23rd Street New York, N.Y. 10010
May 22
Tenement Museum - Under One Roof Tour
Our brand new exhibit features the stories of the immigrants and migrants who started their lives anew at 103 Orchard Street in the decades after World War II and helped to make the Lower East Side one of New York's most diverse neighborhoods. Hear the stories of former resident Bella Epstein, whose parents survived the Holocaust; Jose and Andy Velez, whose seamstress mother left Puerto Rico for ... More >>
May 24 @ 6:00 pm
ASL Direct from NYC Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities
ASL Direct is a video calling system put in place by the city of New York to provide an all-inclusive, accessible means to City services. Those within the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community can now contact the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities and get the information and resources they need in American Sign Language (ASL). Hours of Operation for ASL Direct Monday - Friday, 10:00AM ... More >>
May 24
Family Saturdays: Nice to Meet You, Mr. Robbins
Join us for these exciting one-hour interactive presentations featuring excerpts from New York City Ballet's diverse repertory performed by Company dancers and members of the NYCB Orchestra. Daniel Ulbricht, Principal Dancer and Family Saturdays Creative Director, hosts the programs, offering insight on choreography, music, and dancers. World-famous choreographer Jerome Robbins changed the face ... More >>
May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
NYC BDA 35th Anniversary Gala with Special Guest Speaker: CJ Jones in Baby Driver
New York City Black Deaf Advocates invites you to celebrate our 35th Anniversary Gala. The deadline to purchase tickets is May 20, 2018. Special Guest Speaker: CJ Jones in Baby Driver
May 26 @ 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Open Caption Performance - Paradise Blue
In 1949, Detroit’s Blackbottom neighborhood is gentrifying. Blue, a troubled trumpeter and the owner of Paradise Club, is torn between remaining in Blackbottom with his loyal lover Pumpkin and leaving behind a traumatic past. But when the arrival of a mysterious woman stirs up tensions, the fate of Paradise Club hangs in the balance. Paradise Blue is the first production of Obie Award-winning ... More >>
May 27 @ 2:00 pm
Three Tall Women
Two-time Academy Award® winner Glenda Jackson makes her long-awaited return to Broadway, on the heels of her triumphant reappearance last season on London's West End after a 25-year absence, alongside three-time Emmy® and Tony Award winner Laurie Metcalf and Tony nominee Alison Pill in the Broadway premiere of Edward Albee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, Three Tall Women.
May 30 @ 8:00 pm
Beast in the Jungle
From legendary composer John Kander, Tony Award-nominated playwright David Thompson, and five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman, comes a stunningly original new work — fusing dance, drama and music. Adapted from Henry James’ classic 1903 novella, THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE is the story of John Marcher, a man haunted by personal demons, whose great yet unfulfilled ... More >>
Jun 1 @ 7:30 pm
Our Lady of 121st Street
We will present an Open Caption performance of Stephen Adly Guirgis' Our Lady of 121st Street on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 2:00pm. For audience members who are deaf or hard of hearing, Open Caption performances feature an electronic text display, which shows what the actors are saying or singing.
Jun 2 @ 2:00 pm
Whitney Signs: Zoe Leonard: Survey
Join us for a tour of Zoe Leonard: Survey led by an expert Deaf educator. The tour begins at 5 pm, with a pre-tour wine and cheese reception from 4–5 pm in the Laurie M. Tisch Education Center. Admission to tour and reception is free with RSVP. Due to a limited capacity, we do not allow ASL students to attend.
Jun 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rennie Harris-Funkedified (TALK BACK)
Get on up with Rennie Harris Puremovement! Inspired by the soundtrack of his youth—Soul Train on the TV and James Brown on the radio—Rennie Harris celebrates all that is funk in the world premiere of FUNKEDIFIED. With singular style, commanding control and astounding athleticism, the expressive and internationally-renowned Puremovement breaks the boundaries of locking, popping, hip hop and ... More >>
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
An Affair to Remember ~ A 1950s Cocktail Party !~
Tickets are now on sale for our annual benefit, "AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER"! Join us for a sophisticated throwback 1950s cocktail party, inspired by our upcoming production of MAPLE AND VINE. We'll have dancing, food, cocktails and more! This year we are again excited to offer two ticket options for our supporters: • General admission tickets $75. This entitles you to access to the party from ... More >>
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
PANDA'S HOME
Venture into the depths of China's rich culture! Fusing ancient art forms and contemporary dance, Italy's Compagnia TPO with Teatro Metastasio Di Prato and China’s TONG Production invite little ones to follow a panda's footprints and roam a bamboo forest as they explore the five elements of Wu Xing—wood, fire, earth, metal and water. With kaleidoscopic imagery and the sounds of traditional ... More >>
Jun 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free Shakespeare in the the Park - OTHELLO
Tony winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (Jitney, The Piano Lesson) returns to Shakespeare in the Park to direct a sumptuous new production of OTHELLO. Set amid war and palace intrigue in the 17th-century Mediterranean, this classic drama about a noble Black Venetian general whose marriage is sabotaged by theater’s most infamous villain, Iago, remains Shakespeare’s most urgent and relevant tragedy ... More >>
Jun 22 @ 8:00 pm
Career Fair for Persons with Disabilities
Abilities, Inc. at The Viscardi Center cordially invites you to participate in our annual Career Fair for persons with disabilities and veterans on June 26th 2018. This event will host numerous employers to promote their career opportunities to the job seekers that we serve throughout Long island and New York City. Please complete the attached registration and sponsorship form and email ... More >>
Jun 26
Museum Highlights ASL Tour at American Museum of Natural History
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE TOURS Experience informative, entertaining, and inspiring presentations of permanent and special exhibitions for both deaf and hearing audiences with simultaneously signed and spoken tours. Email accessibility@amnh.org or call 212-313-7565 at least 72 hours in advance. Registration is required, no walk-ins accepted. Free for Members or with Museum admission. Programs ... More >>
Jun 30 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
IRT's Summer Drama Program Tweens/Teens: FREE for Deaf & HH
The program will be fully accessible and FREE for Deaf and HH students. There are only a few spots available and will be given on a first come, first served basis. Please have students contact me directly if interested. You can see some of the work we did last summer here: Behind the Scenes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YoA5_4ttbjE
Jul 2
Whitney Signs: Mary Corse
Join us for a tour of Mary Corse led by an expert Deaf educator. The tour begins at 5 pm, with a pre-tour wine and cheese reception from 4–5 pm in the Laurie M. Tisch Education Center. Admission to tour and reception is free with RSVP. Due to a limited capacity, we do not allow ASL students to attend.
Jul 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Preparation for the National Interpreter Certification (NIC) Performance Examination
You will review NIC exams, explore test-taking strategies for performance-based tests, receive individual feedback on interpretations based on tasks identified by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID), and develop self-analysis skills of Interpreting work.
Jul 10 @ 5:45 pm - 8:45 pm
HANDS ON - Free Shakespeare in Central Park - Twelfth Night
This summer, Shakespeare in the Park features two Of Shakespeare’s finest: OTHELLO and TWELFTH NIGHT 2018 Interpreted Performance Dates: TWELFTH NIGHT - Friday, August 17 @ 8pm In celebration of five extraordinary years of Public Works, a Public Theater initiative that invites diverse communities across New York to create ambitious works of participatory theater, Free Shakespeare in the ... More >>
Aug 17 @ 8:00 pm
Find yourself in the city.
Presented by DHIS
Sponsored by
New York Deaf Theatre
Sprint Relay
Hands On
Our newsletter is sent out every Wednesday.
Don't miss out!
Get weekly updates.
Our newsletter is sent out every Wednesday.
Questions, events, submissions accepted!
AVAILABLE EVENTS
Tour of "47" Alumni Museums/School/General Meeting
Tour of “47” Alumni Museums/School 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Recognition Awards Ceremony 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm General Meeting “Guess What/Guess Who” Game Moses E. Josephs Auditorium 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Free Admission/Free Refreshments “47” 225 East 23rd Street New York, N.Y. 10010
May 22
Tenement Museum - Under One Roof Tour
Our brand new exhibit features the stories of the immigrants and migrants who started their lives anew at 103 Orchard Street in the decades after World War II and helped to make the Lower East Side one of New York's most diverse neighborhoods. Hear the stories of former resident Bella Epstein, whose parents survived the Holocaust; Jose and Andy Velez, whose seamstress mother left Puerto Rico for ... More >>
May 24 @ 6:00 pm
ASL Direct from NYC Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities
ASL Direct is a video calling system put in place by the city of New York to provide an all-inclusive, accessible means to City services. Those within the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community can now contact the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities and get the information and resources they need in American Sign Language (ASL). Hours of Operation for ASL Direct Monday - Friday, 10:00AM ... More >>
May 24
Family Saturdays: Nice to Meet You, Mr. Robbins
Join us for these exciting one-hour interactive presentations featuring excerpts from New York City Ballet's diverse repertory performed by Company dancers and members of the NYCB Orchestra. Daniel Ulbricht, Principal Dancer and Family Saturdays Creative Director, hosts the programs, offering insight on choreography, music, and dancers. World-famous choreographer Jerome Robbins changed the face ... More >>
May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
NYC BDA 35th Anniversary Gala with Special Guest Speaker: CJ Jones in Baby Driver
New York City Black Deaf Advocates invites you to celebrate our 35th Anniversary Gala. The deadline to purchase tickets is May 20, 2018. Special Guest Speaker: CJ Jones in Baby Driver
May 26 @ 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Open Caption Performance - Paradise Blue
In 1949, Detroit’s Blackbottom neighborhood is gentrifying. Blue, a troubled trumpeter and the owner of Paradise Club, is torn between remaining in Blackbottom with his loyal lover Pumpkin and leaving behind a traumatic past. But when the arrival of a mysterious woman stirs up tensions, the fate of Paradise Club hangs in the balance. Paradise Blue is the first production of Obie Award-winning ... More >>
May 27 @ 2:00 pm
Three Tall Women
Two-time Academy Award® winner Glenda Jackson makes her long-awaited return to Broadway, on the heels of her triumphant reappearance last season on London's West End after a 25-year absence, alongside three-time Emmy® and Tony Award winner Laurie Metcalf and Tony nominee Alison Pill in the Broadway premiere of Edward Albee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, Three Tall Women.
May 30 @ 8:00 pm
Beast in the Jungle
From legendary composer John Kander, Tony Award-nominated playwright David Thompson, and five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman, comes a stunningly original new work — fusing dance, drama and music. Adapted from Henry James’ classic 1903 novella, THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE is the story of John Marcher, a man haunted by personal demons, whose great yet unfulfilled ... More >>
Jun 1 @ 7:30 pm
Our Lady of 121st Street
We will present an Open Caption performance of Stephen Adly Guirgis' Our Lady of 121st Street on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 2:00pm. For audience members who are deaf or hard of hearing, Open Caption performances feature an electronic text display, which shows what the actors are saying or singing.
Jun 2 @ 2:00 pm
Whitney Signs: Zoe Leonard: Survey
Join us for a tour of Zoe Leonard: Survey led by an expert Deaf educator. The tour begins at 5 pm, with a pre-tour wine and cheese reception from 4–5 pm in the Laurie M. Tisch Education Center. Admission to tour and reception is free with RSVP. Due to a limited capacity, we do not allow ASL students to attend.
Jun 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rennie Harris-Funkedified (TALK BACK)
Get on up with Rennie Harris Puremovement! Inspired by the soundtrack of his youth—Soul Train on the TV and James Brown on the radio—Rennie Harris celebrates all that is funk in the world premiere of FUNKEDIFIED. With singular style, commanding control and astounding athleticism, the expressive and internationally-renowned Puremovement breaks the boundaries of locking, popping, hip hop and ... More >>
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
An Affair to Remember ~ A 1950s Cocktail Party !~
Tickets are now on sale for our annual benefit, "AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER"! Join us for a sophisticated throwback 1950s cocktail party, inspired by our upcoming production of MAPLE AND VINE. We'll have dancing, food, cocktails and more! This year we are again excited to offer two ticket options for our supporters: • General admission tickets $75. This entitles you to access to the party from ... More >>
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
PANDA'S HOME
Venture into the depths of China's rich culture! Fusing ancient art forms and contemporary dance, Italy's Compagnia TPO with Teatro Metastasio Di Prato and China’s TONG Production invite little ones to follow a panda's footprints and roam a bamboo forest as they explore the five elements of Wu Xing—wood, fire, earth, metal and water. With kaleidoscopic imagery and the sounds of traditional ... More >>
Jun 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free Shakespeare in the the Park - OTHELLO
Tony winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (Jitney, The Piano Lesson) returns to Shakespeare in the Park to direct a sumptuous new production of OTHELLO. Set amid war and palace intrigue in the 17th-century Mediterranean, this classic drama about a noble Black Venetian general whose marriage is sabotaged by theater’s most infamous villain, Iago, remains Shakespeare’s most urgent and relevant tragedy ... More >>
Jun 22 @ 8:00 pm
Career Fair for Persons with Disabilities
Abilities, Inc. at The Viscardi Center cordially invites you to participate in our annual Career Fair for persons with disabilities and veterans on June 26th 2018. This event will host numerous employers to promote their career opportunities to the job seekers that we serve throughout Long island and New York City. Please complete the attached registration and sponsorship form and email ... More >>
Jun 26
Museum Highlights ASL Tour at American Museum of Natural History
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE TOURS Experience informative, entertaining, and inspiring presentations of permanent and special exhibitions for both deaf and hearing audiences with simultaneously signed and spoken tours. Email accessibility@amnh.org or call 212-313-7565 at least 72 hours in advance. Registration is required, no walk-ins accepted. Free for Members or with Museum admission. Programs ... More >>
Jun 30 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
IRT's Summer Drama Program Tweens/Teens: FREE for Deaf & HH
The program will be fully accessible and FREE for Deaf and HH students. There are only a few spots available and will be given on a first come, first served basis. Please have students contact me directly if interested. You can see some of the work we did last summer here: Behind the Scenes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YoA5_4ttbjE
Jul 2
Whitney Signs: Mary Corse
Join us for a tour of Mary Corse led by an expert Deaf educator. The tour begins at 5 pm, with a pre-tour wine and cheese reception from 4–5 pm in the Laurie M. Tisch Education Center. Admission to tour and reception is free with RSVP. Due to a limited capacity, we do not allow ASL students to attend.
Jul 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Preparation for the National Interpreter Certification (NIC) Performance Examination
You will review NIC exams, explore test-taking strategies for performance-based tests, receive individual feedback on interpretations based on tasks identified by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID), and develop self-analysis skills of Interpreting work.
Jul 10 @ 5:45 pm - 8:45 pm
HANDS ON - Free Shakespeare in Central Park - Twelfth Night
This summer, Shakespeare in the Park features two Of Shakespeare’s finest: OTHELLO and TWELFTH NIGHT 2018 Interpreted Performance Dates: TWELFTH NIGHT - Friday, August 17 @ 8pm In celebration of five extraordinary years of Public Works, a Public Theater initiative that invites diverse communities across New York to create ambitious works of participatory theater, Free Shakespeare in the ... More >>
Aug 17 @ 8:00 pm
Find yourself in the city.
Sponsored by
New York Deaf Theatre
Sprint Relay
Hands On
Our newsletter is sent out every Wednesday.