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Entertaining Science: Art At The Intersection Of The Ephemeral And The Eternal 11/5/2017
Entertaining Science: ASTROBIOLOGY, ACCORDIONOLOGY 10/1/2017
Entertaining Science: BE DAZZLED 9/3/2017
Entertaining Science: CROSSING GENRES, IN SEARCH OF EXOMOONS 6/4/2017
ENTERTAINING SCIENCE: THE NESTEDNESS OF THINGS 5/7/2017
Entertaining Science: MUTANT MIRACLES 4/2/2017
Entertaining Science: EVIDENCE THAT MUSIC HEALS, AND NOT JUST THE SOUL 3/5/2017
Entertaining Science: THE ABSTRACT BOWL! 2/5/2017
Entertaining Science: CARBON’S ITALIAN FAMILY CONNECTIONS 12/4/2016
Entertaining Science: Cold War, Warm Climate 11/6/2016
Entertaining Science: DO BABIES GET THE BLUES? 10/2/2016
Entertaining Science: The Jazz of Physics, Artificial Intelligence and Sculpture 9/4/2016
Entertaining Science: MUSIC FOR THE CORNELIA FIREWORKS 7/3/2016
Entertaining Science: THE MUSE AT THE BIRTH OF THE UNIVERSE 6/5/2016
Entertaining Science: FLAMENCO ON THE BRAIN 5/1/2016
Entertaining Science: The Jazz Cure for Molecules in Distress 4/3/2016
Entertaining Science: OLIVER ON OUR MINDS 3/6/2016
Entertaining Science: THE DANCE OF MOLECULES 2/7/2016
Entertaining Science: 65 MILLION YEARS OF BIRD EVOLUTION DON’T LIE 12/6/2015
Entertaining Science: WHAT MISTINGUETT AND MARIE CURIE TALKED ABOUT 11/1/2015
Entertaining Science : Oscillation/Why Wake Up in the Morning 10/4/2015
Entertaining Science : What did Roald do over the summer? 9/6/2015
Entertaining Science: Turning Breath Into Music 6/7/2015
Entertaining Science: THE HARMONIC DESTINY OF HEALING 5/3/2015
Entertaining Science: EGGSTRAVAGANZA (AND CHICKENS TOO) 4/5/2015
Entertaining Science: Pluto and the Ice Princess, Together at Last 3/1/2015
Entertaining Science: LUNINE, LIGETI, and McMURRAY 2/1/2015
Entertaining Science: SOUND SYMMETRY - Patterns of Mind  1/4/2015
Entertaining Science: SO YOU THINK YOU’VE HEARD IT ALL? 12/7/2014
Entertaining Science: Light and Color 11/2/2014
Entertaining Science: The Big Melt: Tales of Antarctica 10/5/2014
Entertaining Science: ONE NOTE AT A TIME? IT DOESN'T HAVE TO BE LIKE THAT!  9/7/2014
Entertaining Science: Unfolding Evolution 6/1/2014
Entertaining Science: Life's Music 5/4/2014
Entertaining Science: SING TO ME, O NATURAL PHILOSOPHER! 4/6/2014
Entertaining Science: EDGES and GRAVITONS 3/2/2014
Entertaining Science: MUSIC, LANGUAGE LEARNING US 2/2/2014
Entertaining Science: SMALL, DEADLY, AND DELICIOUS 1/5/2014
Entertaining Science: CO-SEISMIC PIANO 12/1/2013
Entertaining Science: Explosive evolution in birds 11/3/2013
Entertaining Science: Interactions : So Complicated It's Simple 10/6/2013
Entertaining Science: CIAO BELLA! WHAT MAKES AN ARIA OR AN ALCOHOL BEAUTIFUL? 9/1/2013
Entertaining Science: Mars ! 6/9/2013
Entertaining Science: MUSIC OF THE SPHERES 5/12/2013
Entertaining Science: On Paper 4/14/2013
Entertaining Science: Now Hear This! 3/10/2013
Entertaining Science: A Jump into the Gene Pool 2/10/2013
Entertaining Science: FLIGHT CLUB 12/9/2012
Entertaining Science: YOU ARE WHAT YOU HEAR 11/11/2012
Entertaining Science: IT YEAST AIN’T THE SAME 10/14/2012
Entertaining Science: Hearts and Devils 9/9/2012
ENTERTAINING SCIENCE: PAY ATTENTION! 6/10/2012
Entertaining Science: Rhapsody for Piano and Universe 5/13/2012
ENTERTAINING SCIENCE  4/8/2012
Entertaining Science: BEAUTY AND THE BEASTIES 3/11/2012
Entertaining Science: The Two Garys--Guitar Zero & Exponential 2/12/2012
Entertaining Science: SILENT GENES AND GENTLE SONGS 1/8/2012
ENTERTAINING SCIENCE: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, O UNIVERSE  12/11/2011
ENTERTAINING SCIENCE: THE DRONE AND THE UNIVERSE 11/13/2011
ENTERTAINING SCIENCE  10/9/2011
Entertaining Science 9/11/2011
Cafe Stories 7/25/2011
Entertaining Science 7/10/2011
Entertaining Science 6/12/2011
Entertaining Science 5/8/2011
Entertaining Science 4/10/2011
Entertaining Science 3/13/2011
Entertaining Science 2/13/2011
Entertaining Science: Abstraction and Passion: The Brainwave Music Project 1/9/2011
The Science of Fear in Words and MUsic 6/6/2010
Entertaining Science 5/2/2010
Prognosticating the World's Wheat and Bluegrass 4/4/2010
Entertaining Science -- Can culture emerge from scratch? 3/7/2010
Entertaining Science -- The Camera Never Lies 2/7/2010
Entertaining Science -- EXTREMES 1/3/2010
Entertaining Science -- YOU SEE WHAT YOUR BRAIN WANTS YOU TO SEE 12/6/2009
Entertaining Science -- SHAPES AND ENERGIES: LOVE AND HATE AMONG THE ATOMS 11/1/2009
Entertaining Science -- NATURAL LAW: DARWIN'S TANGLED BANK 10/4/2009
Entertaining Science -- THE WORLDS WE MAKE UP 9/6/2009
Entertaining Science -- ACQUA! THE SOUNDS AND SCIENCE OF WATER 6/7/2009
Entertaining Science -- EL BAILE BACTERIANO! 5/3/2009
Entertaining Science -- ANNIHILATION! 4/5/2009
Entertaining Science -- NANOARCHITECTURES: WHY MORE OF LESS IS MORE! 3/1/2009
Entertaining Science -- JEDUTHUN’S HEIRS: JEWISH GENES, JEWISH GROOVES 2/1/2009
Entertaining Science -- FLEAS ON STEROIDS 1/4/2009
Entertaining Science -- A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE LAB 12/7/2008
Entertaining Science -- IMAGINE SCIENCE IN FILM 11/2/2008
Entertaining Science -- The Haphazard Construction of the Human Mind 10/5/2008
Entertaining Science -- TABOOS 9/7/2008
Entertaining Science -- WAVE/PARTICLE 6/1/2008
Entertaining Science -- WHY DO WHALES SING? 5/4/2008
Entertaining Science -- It's the Way it Shatters that Matters 3/2/2008
Entertaining Science -- Five Feet High and Rising 2/3/2008
Entertaining Science -- SeaChange: Reversing the Tide 1/6/2008
Entertaining Science -- THINKING, FEELING 12/2/2007
Entertaining Science -- ALL IS PATTERN 11/4/2007
Entertaining Science -- Harmonious Triads 10/7/2007
Science 8/30/2007
Entertaining Science -- COLTRANE, EINSTEIN, AND COSMOLOGY 2 7/1/2007
Entertaining Science -- Reflections of the Animal Mind 6/3/2007
Entertaining Science -- HE SAYS, SHE SAYS, EITHER WAY IT'S ALL PHALLACY 5/6/2007
Entertaining Science -- A RIFF ON THE WAY TO STRUCTURE 4/1/2007
Entertaining Science -- ATYPICAL ANTIPSYCHOTICS 3/4/2007
Entertaining Science -- MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL 2/4/2007
Entertaining Science -- COSI SIMILI, COSI DIVERSE 1/7/2007
Entertaining Science -- I FORGOT TO LEARN TO FORGET 12/3/2006
Entertaining Science -- NAMING NATURE 11/5/2006
Entertaining Science -- Chateau Jiahu, Vintage 7000 BC 10/15/2006
Entertaining Science 2 -- Chateau Jiahu, Vintage 7000 BC 10/15/2006

Entertaining Science -- CHOICES
 9/3/2006
Entertaining Science -- Finally With Women 8/6/2006
Entertaining Science -- SMALL TALK AMONG THE BACTERIA 6/4/2006
Entertaining Science -- BIOMINERALIZATION: THE BEAUTY OF FUNCTION 5/7/2006
Entertaining Science -- AFTERNOON OF THE CHIMERAS 4/2/2006
Entertaining Science -- IN YOUR EAR 3/5/2006
Entertaining Science -- DARWIN’S BIRTHDAY BASH 2/5/2006
Entertaining Science -- NEON! 12/4/2005
Entertaining Science -- IMPROVISING ON CHAOS 11/13/2005
Entertaining Science -- GM FOODS; MONSTERS OR MIRACLES? 10/2/2005
Entertaining Science -- FERNS 9/4/2005
Entertaining Science -- FROM SAMARKAND TO CORDOBA 8/7/2005
Entertaining Science -- SCIENCE AND THE MORAL LIFE--A MISMATCH? 6/5/2005
Entertaining Science -- WHY DO BIRDS SING? 5/1/2005
Entertaining Science -- SHUFFLE OFF THIS MORTAL COIL 3/6/2005
Entertaining Science -- ECO-OPERA-EVO 2/6/2005

 
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ART ON THE WALLS

Mixed Media by RACKIE DIANKHA

All art is for sale. Please inquire

Sunday
Aug 06
6:00PM  ENTERTAINING SCIENCE -- FINALLY WITH WOMEN
Jen Benka & Veronica Wong, hosts


"Finally With Women" – An Evening of Mina Loy The week-long celebration of women poets kicks off with 20 women poets reading poems by Mina Loy. Curated by Jen Benka and Veronica Wong. 6 - 8 p.m., $6 (includes one drink). For more info, including a list of readers: http://finallywithwomen.blogspot.com
 Cover $6 (includes one house drink)
8:30PM  SUNDAY DUOS: MARC MOMMAAS/TONY MORENO
Marc Mommaas, tenor saxophone;  Tony Moreno, drums
  http://www.mommaas.com
Monday
Aug 07
6:00PM  FINALLY WITH WOMEN
Jen Benka & Veronica Wong, hosts


"Finally With Women" – An Evening of Audre Lorde The celebration of women poets continues with 20 women reading the work of Audre Lorde. Curated by Jen Benka and Veronica Wong. 6 - 8 p.m., $6 (includes one drink). For more info, including a list of readers: http://finallywithwomen.blogspot.com
 Cover $6 (includes one house drink)
8:30PM  WORLD MONDAYS: DAVID AMRAM & CO
David Amram, piano;  Kevin Twigg, drums;  John DeWitt, bass;  John Ventimiglia, actor;  Adam Amram, percussion
WORLD MONDAYS: DAVID AMRAM & CO image
David Amram Trio and actor John Ventimiglia of The Sopranos, Alana, Adira and Adam Amram plus surprise guests and readings from the works of Kerouac and Amram with musical accompanyment.

This series explores in his highly personable, generous and informal style the astonishing variety of David Amram's interests and accomplishments--renowned composer of symphonic classical music, jazz compositions, improvisation, spoken word, scat, he sits at the piano, schmoozes about music, about the greats, the beats, the obscure, the legendary; plays the French horn, pulls out all kinds of instruments (flutes, drums, horns) gathered from his many circumnavigations of the globe, pulls in guests drawn from just about every artistic walk of life.
 Cover $10   www.davidamram.com

Tuesday
Aug 08
6:00PM  FINALLY WITH WOMEN
Jen Benka & Veronica Wong, hosts


"Fnally With Women"—An Evening of Barbara Guest More than 20 women poets read the work of Barbara Guest. Curated by Jen Benka and Veronica Wong. 6 - 8 p.m., $6 (includes one drink). For more info, including a list of readers: http://finallywithwomen.blogspot.com
 Cover $6 (includes one house drink)
8:30PM  COMPOSERSCOLLABORATIVE PRESENTS MARGARET LANCASTER & JODY REDHAGE
Margaret Lancaster, flute;  Corey Dargel, vocal stylings;  Jody Redhage, cello, compositions;  Arnold Barkus, director;  David Lovett, lighting design
ComposersCollaborative presents Margaret Lancaster & Jody Redhage image
photo: Paula Court

Die Cyber-flöt starring Margaret Lancaster as die cyber-flötress assisted by Corey Dargel

Paint Box with cellist/composer/singer triple-threat, Jody Redhage

Cover: $20 (advance purchase)/$25 (on day of performance) for 2 sets plus one-drink minimum

For advance sale discounts, call: 212-663-1967   www.composerscollab.org

Wednesday Aug 09 6:00PM  FINALLY WITH WOMEN
Jen Benka & Veronica Wong, hosts


"Finally With Women"—An Evening of Muriel Rukeyser The week-long celebration of women poets features the work of Muriel Rukeyser. Curated by Jen Benka and Veronica Wong. 6 - 8 p.m., $6 (includes one drink). For more info, including a list of readers: http://finallywithwomen.blogspot.com
 Cover $6 (includes one house drink)
8:30PM  COMPOSERSCOLLABORATIVE PRESENTS THE GOLD STANDARD
Ed Schmidt, playwright;  Jed Distler, piano, composition;  Arnold Barkus, director;  David Lovett, lighting drssign
ComposersCollaborative presents THE GOLD STANDARD image
photo: Paula Court

First complete performance of THE GOLD STANDARD by playwright Ed Schmidt (The Last Supper) and composer/pianist Jed Distler (CCi artistic director) – the only show in NY that offers every audience member a 30-day, hassle-free, 100% money-back guarantee. If for any reason you are unsatisfied with any aspect of the performance, simply mail us two copies of tonight's program and a fifty-words-or-less essay entitled, "Why Your Show Isn't Worth My Money," and we will return, no questions asked, your $20 cover charge and one drink. Sorry, tips are non-refundable.

Cover: $20 (advance purchase)/$25 (on day of performance) for 2 sets plus one-drink minimum

For advance sale discounts, call: 212-663-1967   www.composerscollab.org

Thursday
Aug 10
6:00PM  FINALLY WITH WOMEN
Jen Benka & Veronica Wong, hosts


"Finally With Women"—An Evening of Gertrude Stein The week-long celebration of women poets concludes with a performance of Gertrude Stein's historic History, or Messages From History. Curated by Jen Benka and Veronica Wong. 6 - 8 p.m., $6 (includes one drink). For more info, including a list of performers: http://finallywithwomen.blogspot.com
 Cover $6 (includes one house drink)
8:30PM  COMPOSERS COLLABORATIVE PRESENTS THE GOLD STANDARD
Ed Schmidt, playwright;  Jed Distler, piano, composition;  Arnold Barkus, director;  David Lovett, lighting drssign
Composers Collaborative presents THE GOLD STANDARD image
photo: Paula Court

First complete performance of THE GOLD STANDARD by playwright Ed Schmidt (The Last Supper) and composer/pianist Jed Distler (CCi artistic director) – the only show in NY that offers every audience member a 30-day, hassle-free, 100% money-back guarantee. If for any reason you are unsatisfied with any aspect of the performance, simply mail us two copies of tonight's program and a fifty-words-or-less essay entitled, "Why Your Show Isn't Worth My Money," and we will return, no questions asked, your $20 cover charge and one drink. Sorry, tips are non-refundable.

Cover: $20 (advance purchase)/$25 (on day of performance) for 2 sets plus one-drink minimum

For advance sale discounts, call: 212-663-1967   www.composerscollab.org

Friday
Aug 11
6:00PM  PINK PONY POETRY
Jackie Sheeler


Jackie Sheeler's open mic poetry series. Arrive before 6 pm to sign up. Tonight's featured readers are Peter Corvino & TBA. Guest host Roxanne Hoffman.
 Cover $6 (includes one house drink)
9:00PM & 10:30PM  COMPOSERS COLLABORATIVE PRESENTS FIRST AVENUE & MAYA
Matt Sullivan, oboe;  C. Bryan Rulon, keyboards;  Bill Kannar, double bass;  Jacqueline Kerrod, harp;  John Hadfield, percussion;  Sato Moughalian, flute;  Arnold Barkus, director;  David Lovett, lighting drssign
Composers Collaborative presents FIRST AVENUE & MAYA image
photo: Paula Court

First Avenue – “... impressive virtuosity ...” (Village Voice) of oboist Matt Sullivan, keyboardist C. Bryan Rulon and double bass Bill Kannar, constantly reinvents chamber music performance with flights of improvisation and interactive electronics. Featuring works by the trio’s composer/performers, and others.

MAYA – lyrical and rhythmically driven commissions for flutist Sato Moughalian, harpist Jacqueline Kerrod and percussionist John Hadfield by Neil Rolnick, Ricardo Romaneiro and more.

Cover: $20 (advance purchase)/$25 (on day of performance) for 2 sets plus one-drink minimum

For advance sale discounts, call: 212-663-1967   www.composerscollab.org

Saturday
Aug 12
6:00PM  ITALIAN-AMERICAN WRITERS ASSOCIATION
Maria Lisella, host


Italian American Writers Association, featured readers are Barbara Hoffman and Erica Miriam Fabri, plus open mic, 5 minute limit.

Poet and teacher, Barbara Hoffman authored Lilacs from the Truck. Recently her poems have appeared in Margie and Inkwell, and others will soon appear in Italian Americana and Karamu. Her fiction is in Catholic Girls, published by Penguin. Hoffman has been featured on the WLIW, Channel 21 series - Originals- Arts on Long Island. She is the recipient of a Fellowship to the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sweetbriar, Virginia and the National Writing Project at SUNY Stony Brook. She lives on Long Island where she runs a writing and editing business, The Write One.

Erica Miriam Fabri hails from Pennsylvania where she was raised in the basement of her family's Italian restaurant. She is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts (NY) and received her MFA in Poetry from the New School. She currently teaches poetry and creative writing at Lehman College and Baruch College of the City University of New York. Her poems have appeared in numerous anthologies and her newest collection of poems, High Heel Magazine is forthcoming from The Belle Letter Press in August 2006. Currently she lives in New York City. Visit: www.ericafabri.com

IAWA is a 501(3)©not-for-profit corporation. For membership information, visit the web site: www.iawa.net.


 Cover $6 (includes one house drink)   http://www.iawa.net

8:30PM  COMPOSERS COLLABORATIVE PRESENTS THE GOLD STANDARD
Ed Schmidt, playwright;  Jed Distler, piano, composition;  Arnold Barkus, director;  David Lovett, lighting drssign
Composers Collaborative presents THE GOLD STANDARD image
photo: Paula Court

First complete performance of THE GOLD STANDARD by playwright Ed Schmidt (The Last Supper) and composer/pianist Jed Distler (CCi artistic director) – the only show in NY that offers every audience member a 30-day, hassle-free, 100% money-back guarantee. If for any reason you are unsatisfied with any aspect of the performance, simply mail us two copies of tonight's program and a fifty-words-or-less essay entitled, "Why Your Show Isn't Worth My Money," and we will return, no questions asked, your $20 cover charge and one drink. Sorry, tips are non-refundable.

Cover: $20 (advance purchase)/$25 (on day of performance) for 2 sets plus one-drink minimum

For advance sale discounts, call: 212-663-1967   www.composerscollab.org

Sunday
Aug 13
6:00PM  JOYCE FESTIVAL
Annabelle Moseley, curator


For three nights we present an abbreviated romp (as opposed to a long slog) through the poems (Chamber Music), short stories (Dubliners), autobiographical novel (Portrait of the Artist), and prose epic (Ulysses) of Ireland's greatest exile. Actors, poets, Joyceans will perform, read, and expound. if we only had time to attend Finnegans Wake.....
 Cover $6 (includes one house drink)
8:30PM  SUNDAY DUOS:
LIZ MAGNES/HILL GREENE

Liz Magnes, piano;  Hill Greene, bass
SUNDAY DUOS: <br>Liz Magnes/Hill Greene image
LIZ MAGNES

"Over the years, as a solo performer, I have extensively explored a variety of ethnic melodies and rhythms, integrating rich and varied musical heritages, weaving different eras and cultures into musical tapestries, from Medieval Jewish prayers; Ladino melodies; Arabic maqam; Israeli pop, to American standards.To put music together with Hill will be an exciting adventure, a voyage with an articulate, sensative, creative, and powerful bass player and musician.... i can’t wait!!".We have picked an eclectic grouping of pieces to play for our evening, emphasizing the inner meaning of joy, and peace.....including prayer and Hymn,
 Cover $12   www.lizmagnes.com

Drum kit donated by
CANOPUS DRUMS, Japan

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Cover is given where known
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There is always a one-drink minimum per set; times are door opening times