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Things to Do With Kids in Bronx on March 19

March 19, 2013   |    

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free and low-cost things to do with kids in Bronx Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Bronx today, March 19, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Bronx's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in the parks, for outdoor and nature activities; and in the theaters, for children's concerts and performances. Plus, get details and directions on any street fairs or holiday festivals happening March 19. For even more free and low-cost upcoming events in Bronx, check out our complete calendar of events.

Ensemble ACJW - Carnegie Hall
March 19, 2013 - New York

This energetic collective of fellows from The Academy has earned accolades for its fresh approach to wide-ranging repertoire. It's joined here by Robert Spano, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's music director, in a performance of Messiaen's Des canyons aux etoiles.

Free Play at the J - JCC Rockland
March 19, 2013 - West Nyack

Meet other parents while your child, up to 24 months, has fun in the JCC's the Kantrowiz Kids Gym or Lewis Family Playground (weather permitting). This weekly playgroup is hosted by Hillary Glass and is held every Tuesday through May 28.

PreSchool Storytime - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
March 19, 2013 - Garnerville

Children ages 3-5 can come in for stories, songs, puppets, and more. Pre-registration is required. Tuesdays through May 14.

PreSchool Stroytime - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
March 19, 2013 - Garnerville

Children ages 3-5 can come in for stories, songs, puppets, and more. Pre-registration is required. Tuesdays through May 14.

Tales & Tunes - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
March 19, 2013 - Garnerville

Walkers up to 36 months and their parent, grandparent, or caregiver can come in for stories, fingerplays, songs, and bubbles. Pre-registration for this popular program is required. Tuesdays through May 14.

John Corbett Band - BB King's Blues Club & Grill
March 19, 2013 -

No one has to tell John Corbett that Hollywood stars moonlighting as musicians don't always get taken seriously. He's already faced crowds full of skeptics wearing expectant looks that silently challenge, "All right, actor boy, show us what you've got." But Corbett's never had a problem doing just that, onstage with his band or on radio airwaves. His self-titled debut album, released in 2006, climbed to No. 42 on Billboard's Country Albums chart, surprising even the guy who rose to fame as Cicely, Alaska's resident radio deejay on the "Northern Exposure" TV series (and made women swoon in "Sex and the City" and "My Big Fat Greek Wedding"). He'll be performing songs from his CD, "Leaving Nothing Behind." Rescheduled from Feb. 27.

'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - A New Musical' presented by Random Farms Kids' Theater Workshop - Yorktown Stage
March 19, 2013 - Yorktown Heights

Random Farms Workshop performers (grades 3-8) present this family musical adapted from Mark Twain's beloved novel, and specially commissioned by The Random Farms Kids' Theater. In the story, Tom meets and falls in love with Becky Thatcher. However, Becky's father, Judge Thatcher, does not approve of Becky fraternizing with a mischievous boy like Tom. Tom prevails when he secretly takes Becky's punishment for her after she spills ink on the schoolmaster's prized book of verses. Then, he returns home from a pirate adventure, unwittingly returning a stolen treasure to its rightful owner. Memorable scenes from the classic book appear in this musical: Tom incurring Aunt Polly's wrath, whitewashing the fence, pirating on Pirate Island, getting engaged to Becky Thatcher, and dedicating himself to adventures with Huck Finn. Tickets are sold at the door on the day of the performance (cash only).

Robert the Guitar Guy - Scarsdale Public Library
March 19, 2013 - Scarsdale

Songs and activities with Robert Markowitz for children ages 2-5 years with caregiver. Registration is required.

Celebrate Passover - JCC Rockland
March 19, 2013 - West Nyack

Children are invited to celebrate the season of matzah and charoset with fun crafts and activities. Hear the story of the Jewish holiday of Passover, decorate and taste matzah, and learn holiday songs you can share around your holiday table.

Toddler Holiday Workshop - Jill's Ceramics
March 19, 2013 - West Nyack

Let Jill help your toddler set a special holiday table this year. Young artists can design St. Patrick's Day, Easter, or Passover-themed crafts. Kids can pick from a selection of candy dishes, egg holders, wall decorations, clover-shaped dishes, bunny figurines, and more. Seder plates can be painted for an additional fee. March also brings the first day of Spring. Seasonal items include garden stakes and flower decorations. Pieces can be taken home that day or left for glazing. Fee includes instruction. Pre-registration is requested. Workshops will be held each Monday and Tuesday throughout the month.

Teen Time - Brooklyn Public Library, Dyker branch
March 19, 2013 - Dyker Heights

Teens play games, read, do homework, listen to music, and take over the library...sort of!

Our Garden Club - Brooklyn Public Library, Flatlands branch
March 19, 2013 - Marine Park

Children, with and without special needs, learn about gardening, read gardening-related books, hear storytelling and music, and make crafts. Part of The Child's Place for Children with Special Needs.

Our Garden Club - Brooklyn Public Library, Flatlands branch
March 19, 2013 - Marine Park

Children, with and without special needs, learn about gardening, read gardening-related books, hear storytelling and music, and make crafts. Part of The Child's Place for Children with Special Needs.

Read and Play - Brooklyn Public Library, Sunset Park branch
March 19, 2013 - Sunset Park

Children with and without special needs, ages birth to 5, hear stories, rhymes and music. Part of The Child's Place for Children with Special Needs.

Learning Issues and Adoption - Spence-Chapin Services
March 19, 2013 - Upper East Side

Most schools do not have a solid understanding of the issues some adopted children face. This workshop will show you how to engage the school and get what you need for your child. Learn how to address specific concerns about language, cognition, and behavioral issues, and how they relate to school placement for the adopted child. Presenter: Boris Gindis, PhD is a licensed and nationally certified school psychologist who has extensive experience in assisting parents of children adopted internationally in developing and securing appropriate educational placement.

Passover Dishes for the Gluten & Dairy Free - The Food Evolution
March 19, 2013 - Bardonia

If you or someone you know has adopted a gluten free diet, you will enjoy the variety in this delicious menu created specially for your Sedar table. Pre-registration is required.

Origami for Tweens - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
March 19, 2013 - Garnerville

Tweens can discover the fun of simple paper folding techniques. Participants will make models and more. Pre-registration is required.

Mother 2 Mother Breastfeeding Support Group - Rockland County Department of Health WIC Office
March 19, 2013 - Spring Valley

The Rockland County Department of Health invites new mothers and mothers-to-be to attend this monthly support group that offers help and information. The program is led by a certified lactation consultant who can help women with their questions and concerns. Babies and toddlers are welcome. The group is available in Spanish at 1:45pm.

Backstage - 54 Below
March 19, 2013 - New York

Each week, Broadway cast members and audiences alike gather to mix and mingle at 54 Below, Broadway's most intimate haunt, located in the heart of the theatre district. Musical Director Brad Simmons keeps the house jumping from the piano, while host Susie Mosher (the love child of Joanne Worley & Paul Lynde) guides the crowd through an evening of music, mayhem and full throttle belting. Special guests from hit Broadway shows drop in to perform.

Drop-in Storytime - Scarsdale Public Library
March 19, 2013 - Scarsdale

Storytime for readers ages 3-1/2 to 5 years.

Story Time Book Club - Pottery Barn Kids
March 19, 2013 - White Plains

Kids are invited to join the Story Time Club which meets every Tuesday. First-time members receive an official Book Club Passport at their first Story Time, and a special gift after five visits.

Tuesday Storytime on the Farm - Muscoot Farm
March 19, 2013 - Katonah

Favorite stories for young and old are read every Tuesday.

Crafty Tuesdays - Forest Hills Library
March 19, 2013 - Forest Hills

Children ages 5 and up explore their creative side and have fun making great projects to take home.

Homework Help - Rosedale Library
March 19, 2013 - Rosedale

Homework aid for children in first through sixth grades is available after school.

Kids Club - Hillcrest Library
March 19, 2013 - Flushing

A fun program that offers something new and different to do for children ages 8-12.

Language Immersion at LICM-Korean - Long Island Children's Museum
March 19, 2013 - Garden City

Children's language skills develop rapidly, absorbing everything they hear. Why not introduce another language to your child while they are young and receptive to new things? Explore basic themes in Korean in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Workshops are drop in and do not require advance sign up. The series will explore a different theme each week (numbers, fruits, animals, etc). A class project and song will be used each week to reinforce learning.

Aesop's Fables - Long Island Children's Museum
March 19, 2013 - Garden City

In the tradition of comedy teams like the Marx Brothers and Abbott and Costello, wacky siblings Wolfie, Syd, Barry, and Harriet tell us classic tales with a slapstick twist. They invite everyone into their magical world where anything is possible when you use your imagination. Whether it's The Tortoise and the Hare or The Boy Who Cried Wolf, everyone knows at least one of Aesop's great fables. In this spell-binding production, storytellers use song, dance, and drama to bring these famous fables to life.

New York Islanders vs. Ottawa Senators - Nassau Coliseum
March 19, 2013 - Uniondale

Here's your chance to root for your favorite team. Watch them delight fans as they romp on the ice to settle old scores and win new victories.

Wilton Clergy Association Lecture Series: How Can this Generation Speak to the Next about Violence in Society? - Wilton Library
March 19, 2013 - Wilton

In the aftermath of Sandy Hook, this 3-part lecture series sponsored by the Wilton Clergy Association and Wilton Library addresses longer term answers/solutions to violence in our communities. Registration highly recommended.

Literary Littles - Wilton Library
March 19, 2013 - Wilton

Independent listeners ages 4-6 years come for stories, short films, songs and crafts. No registration necessary.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes - Wilton Library
March 19, 2013 - Wilton

Children and their caregivers sing songs, listen to stories, and enjoy playtime together while building literacy and social skills. No registration necessary.

Look, Listen and Learn - Wilton Library
March 19, 2013 - Wilton

Children aged 3-4 gain pre-reading skills and learn how to participate in a group setting with stories, singing songs and acting out finger plays and rhymes. No registration required.

P J Story Time - Main - Fairfield Public Library
March 19, 2013 - Fairfield

Join Children's Librarian Cindyb for quiet evening time at the Library with stories and songs. For families with children ages 2-6. Wear your PJs and bring a favorite stuffed friend.

Book Blast! - Fairfield Public Library
March 19, 2013 - Fairfield

At this special meeting of the monthly book club the discussion revolves around the book Wonder, which is the book selection for this month's One Book One Town program. There will be snacks as well. Teens grades 6-8.

'Dislecksia: The Movie' and Panel Discussion - NYU Kimmel Center, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium
March 19, 2013 - Greenwich Village

Get a sneak peek at award-winning new film "Dislecksia: The Movie" and participate in a panel discussion and Q&A with the filmmaker, Harvey Hubbell V, and distinguished guests. More info from the press release: Everyone Reading proudly presents "Dislecksia: The Movie." At the 40th Annual Conference Preparing Students for Success & the Common Core State Standards Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 10:30am-12pm NYU Kimmel Center, Eisner and Lubin Auditorium Everyone Reading welcomes filmmaker Harvey Hubbell V to the 40th Annual Conference. Get a sneak peek at this award-winning new film "Dislecksia: The Movie" and participate in a panel discussion and Q&A with Mr. Hubbell and distinguished guests. Movie and panel are free for those registering for one or two days of the conference, can be registered for as a session. Ticket Price for those attending Dislecksia: The Movie ONLY includes all day access to the Exhibit Hall in Rosenthal Pavilion, NYU Kimmel Center, 10th Floor. Learn more, purchase tickets or register for the conference at www.EveryoneReading.org.

Anything but Silent: Safety Last - Cinema Arts Centre
March 19, 2013 - Huntington

The 1923 romantic comedy silent film starring Harold Lloyd includes one of the most famous images from the silent film era: Lloyd clutching the hands of a large clock as he dangles from the outside of a skyscraper above moving traffic. The MoMA's Ben Model will accompany the movie on the organ.

LEARN TO DRAW with ART TEACHER AMY - Children 9-12 - St. Luke's Lutheran Church
March 19, 2013 - Bayshore

Step-by-step, your child can learn to draw animals, landscapes, people and masterworks while they experiment with chalk and oil pastels, watercolors and markers.

I.E.P. Tune-Up – Common Core State Standards to the Rescue - The offices of Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge
March 19, 2013 - Ridgefield

Bring your child’s I.E.P., a colored pen, yellow highlighter – and your vision for the next 12 months. It’s mark-up time and not too early to plan for, or request, your child’s next P.P.T. Together with Special Education Advocate Linda Talbert, align your child’s I.E.P. to Connecticut’s recently adopted Common Core State Standards.

UG! COMEDY SHOW!! - No Fun Bar
March 19, 2013 - NYC

UG! COMEDY SHOW!! Tuesday March 19th, 2013 ed. Todd Montesi and Pat Rigby present awesome comics in front of a cool supportive crowd in the epicenter of hip NYC the East Village. Featuring both established comic veterans you've seen on TV to the up and comers, UG guarantees a swell time all for FREE! We've also got tons of drink specials (Half priced select drinks till 9PM)! So what are you waiting for? Come down and UG! it with us!!! UG! COMEDY SHOW!! 4.0 (Now @ No Fun Bar) Presented by Todd Montesi and Pat Rigby TUESDAYS @ No Fun Bar: 161 Ludlow St. (bet. Houston & Stanton st.) Showtime: 8:00PM No Cover, One Drink Min. (Half Priced Select Drinks Till 9PM) For info/reservations: 212-477-1616 Via subway: F train to 2nd ave. This week's guests (Tuesday March 19th, 2013 lineup): Joe “The Schmo” Pontillo! Mike “Da Mike” Trainor! “Def” Jeff Joseph! “Roger That” Roger Hailes! A Comedian Named Carmel! “Seven” Evan Krumholz! Anthony “Jersey” Crescenzo! Hosted by “Odd” Todd Montesi! Featuring Pat “The Cat” Rigby!! DJ’d by DJ #WHITEGURLPROBLEMZ aka Liz Lord! UG IT http://www.youtube.com/MONTIKILLAVISION http://ugcomedyshow.tumblr.com/

Starting a Nonprofit: A Practical Guide - Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)
March 19, 2013 - New York

Establishing and running a successful nonprofit starts with developing a comprehensive business plan to serve as a road map for your launch and initial operations. You are faced with choices, challenges and strategies from forming your nonprofit corporation, selecting your board of directors and getting nonprofit status from the IRS ... and importantly, figuring out how to get grants and other funding to support your operations and future growth. While each nonprofit has its individual needs, all have to understand how to market their services to donors and build a base of users. This seminar, led by experienced professionals in the nonprofit field, will help you develop a winning business plan and an effective strategy for your particular enterprise. FEE: Online Registration $59 Walk-Ins $69

2013 Downtown Seder, Featuring Judy Gold, Lou Reed, Laurie Anderson and more - City Winery
March 19, 2013 - New York

New York City rock icon Lou Reed, superstar Israeli singer/songwriter David Broza, performance art-pioneer Laurie Anderson, and acclaimed stand-up comic Judy Gold are among the all-star line-up of performers and VIPs who will lead the City in a wildly spirited, imaginative and interactive Passover Seder dinner hosted by City Winery! Other performers on the bill include trumpeter (and member of the Klezmatics) Frank London, NYC comic/musician Sean Altman (JEWMONGOUS), NYC Community Board Chairwoman and advocate Julie Menin, and guitarist and composer Jon Madof (Zion80). Additional talent will be announced shortly.

Many Faces of Islam: What Determines the Rights of Women? - Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock
March 19, 2013 - Manhasset

Daisy Khan, Executive Director of the American Society for Muslim Advancement, will examine why muslim women's status differs from country to country. She will explore why six muslim women have become heads of state while others are still unable to drive and how men distort scripture to justify girls /women access to education. Ms. Khan has worked with the American government, the United Nations, and leaders world wide to spread awareness of progressive Islamic values. Her insights will help us better understand the diversity within the Muslim world and enable us to support universal rights of women. Ms. Khan will be writing a book about muslim women as agents of change - the book will be published by Random House in 2013 or early 2014. Co-sponsored by the UUCSR Social Justice Committee. Held in the UUCSR Social Hall.

Jane Latour Presents 'Sisters in The Brotherhood' - The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen
March 19, 2013 - New York

On March 19, Jane Latour will talk about her book, Sisters in the Brotherhood, covering the oral history of women working in non-traditional jobs: an elevator mechanic, an iron worker, a teamster, and others - all gutsy, women who survived the rigors of blue collar jobs. After receiving a BA in History and an MA in Labor Studies from Rutgers, she enrolled in a graduate program in Urban Planning at Columbia. Throughout her studies, for seven years, she worked at a printing plant, on pharmaceutical and electronic assembly lines, and as a building superintendent and painter. Ms. Latour has taught courses in Labor Studies at six universities, worked as an archivist in five labor collections, and has written numerous academic papers and articles for publication. She has received many awards and honors, including one last November from the New York Labor History Association for her "Outstanding Commitment to the Trade Union Movement, Public Education and Labor History". Lecture starts at 6:00 P.M. at the General Society Library 20 W. 44th St. (between 5th and 6th Avenue) New York, NY $15 General Admission--$10 Members--$5 Students

Story TIme & Mommy Time - Parents R Talking
March 19, 2013 - Mineola

Story-time and Mommy-Time is an interactive program encouraging responsible and interactive listening and thinking skills. It is also a time for adults to socialize. In the span of 45mins, up to 2 stories will be (actively) read with props, to encourage appropriate interaction by the children. After the stories adult and child will have a chance to play and interact. Moms are encouraged to bring along snack for their children and themselves.

Managing Homework and School for Kids with ADHD - Pediatric Health Associates
Through March 20, 2013 - Plainview

Understand what is really making homework and schoolwork so challenging. Learn how Executive Functions impact your child’s motivation, retention and self-confidence. Reduce the homework battles, explore the true difference between supporting and enabling, and learn organizational strategies your child might actually use. Full of helpful tips, tools, strategies and resources. 2-Session Workshop Dates and Times Wednesdays: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. March 13th and 20th Cost: $180/person or $270/ couple. Register on our website at: http://www.ptscoaching.com Email: cindy@ptscoaching.com Phone: 516-802-0593

40th annual juried Student Show - Stamford Art Association
Through March 21, 2013 - Stamford

Fourteen Fairfield County high schools will have junior and seniors present multimedia work that has been selected by art teachers. The opening reception is Sunday, March 3, 4-6pm.

Japan Week - Grand Central Terminal
Through March 21, 2013 - New York

The annual celebration of Japanese culture and cuisine in Grand Central Terminal's Vanderbilt Hall. In honor of Grand Central Terminal's centennial, Japan Week 2013 will be driven by the Japanese "on-the-go" lifestyle theme. Look forward to being introduced to the nuances of Japanese travel culture, including ekiben, or special train station bento containing regional dishes, and tachinomiya, standing bars featuring a range of sake and shochu. Entertainment includes cultural performances and cooking demonstrations scheduled throughout the three days. Additionally, lucky winners in a contest will receive the grand prize for a free round trip ticket to Japan. Visit website for full schedule.

downUNDER Peeps Dioramas - Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Through March 21, 2013 - Fairfield

Insert those tasty marshmallow critters into a scenic diorama at the fourth annual Peeps extravaganza. Prizes will be awarded for creativity. Grades 6-12.

Rhythm Is Our Business - The Theater at the 14th Street Y
Through March 21, 2013 - New York

Rhythm is Our Business is a new cabaret and nightclub styled tap dance production set in the golden age of swing. The evening will shimmy, shake and shine with elegance, humor and rhythm, rhythm, rhythm. Join us for some great music, alot of fun and some very fancy footwork! Starring: Ali Bradley, Brian Davis, Khalid Hill, Jason Janas, Mable Lee, Andrew Nemr, Hank Smith and the Shufflettes! with The Duke Ellington Center Band directed and choreographed by Derick K. Grant additional choreography by Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards Joseph Wiggan musical direction by Frank Owens

Art that will Make You Marvel - Agora Gallery
Through March 22, 2013 - New York

Agora Gallery, NYC is delighted to present two exhibitions that contain the joy and zest of spring, giving viewers a feeling of optimism, energy and hope. In Sensorial Perspectives viewers can appreciate the elegant, intricate approach that leads to works that are both engaging and visually stunning. Careful observation grounds every piece, demonstrating the power that a real connection to the world and its mysteries has in the creative process, but each artist brings their own unique perspective and magic to their work, with dazzling consequences. The Essence of Abstraction provides a feast for the eyes, presenting the work of artists who allow their glowing inner conviction and inspiring sense of reality and its fully dynamic nature to spill out into their works, animating and enlivening each piece. The result is art that stirs the imagination and touches the heart. The exhibitions open on March 2, 2013 and continue until March 22, 2013, with an opening reception on the evening of Thursday, March 14, at 6-8 pm. Art lovers are enthusiastically encouraged to attend and meet some of the talented artists who created the memorable and moving works on display. Exhibition Dates: March 2, 2013 – March 22, 2013 Reception: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 6-8 pm Gallery Location: 530 West 25th St, New York City Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat, 11a.m. - 6 p.m. Event URL: http://www.agora-gallery.com/collectivecatalog/Collective_3_2_2013.aspx Featured Artists: Sensorial Perspectives Stefano Bertolucci | Karel de Beer | Peter F. Carr | Leon Holmes | Nicole Kallenberg | Monique Robert | Parvaneh Roudgar | Kaycee Lynne | Sandy Tippett | Karin van Peski | Steffie Wallace The Essence of Abstraction Ellen Addison | Lawrence R. Armstrong | Baron Basuning | Christina del Valle | Mike Elliott | Mauro Filigheddu | Stewart Forrest | Rachel Forte | Bogdan Gor Gorczyca | Leticia Herrera | Carlos Hidalgo ("Expression Caribena") | Meaghan Fennessy Keeley | Ann Manie | Teri McCans | Jennifer Morrison | Avaz Mutall | Carina Perello | Fahim Somani | Gabriele Stewart | David W. Whitfield | Tracy Winston

The Female Form in Sculpture - James Graham & Sons
Through March 22, 2013 - New York

Featuring works by Allan Clark, Oronzio Maldarelli, and others.

Norman Bluhm - James Graham & Sons
Through March 22, 2013 - New York

An exhibition of works by the American Abstract Expressionist painter.

Spring Break Camp - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Through March 22, 2013 - New York

This five-day creative camp fosters children's critical-thinking skills and imagination while exploring the museum's Frank Lloyd Wright architecture and spring exhibitions. Led by museum educators, each session includes guided gallery explorations followed by hands-on workshops where participants create their own works of art. Various mediums and methods, including painting, sculpture, collage, and digital media in individual and collaborative projects, are carefully designed to provide age-appropriate projects. The camp concludes with a mini exhibition for family and friends. Includes art materials, snacks, a family pass, and photos documenting the program. Registration required online at guggenheim.org/kids. Also offered: March 25-29.

Harmony Korine Retrospective - Museum of the Moving Image
Through March 22, 2013 - Astoria

Director, screenwriter, and artist Harmony Korine has developed an aesthetic as unique and bracing as any that launched in the heyday of 1990s American independent film. Korine made his name as the screenwriter of the nihilistic-teen movie Kids, but came into his own as a director with the 1997 feature debut, Gummo. From March 8 through 22, 2013, Museum of the Moving Image will present a retrospective of all of Korine's five feature films to date, including his latest, Spring Breakers—a triumph at both the Toronto and Venice film festivals. Harmony Korine will appear in person with the Museum's preview screening of Spring Breakers on Tuesday, March 12, at 7pm, participating in a conversation moderated by Chief Curator David Schwartz after the film. Korine's latest is a high-concept pulp-fest featuring Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, and Rachel Korine as co-eds who perform a catalogue of illegal and incendiary activities in order to get out of their boring small town for spring break. Also starring James Franco, the film opens theatrically in New York and Los Angeles on March 15 (nationwide on March 22), released by A24 Films. In addition to Spring Breakers (2013) and Gummo (1997), the Museum retrospective includes Mister Lonely (2007), Korine's largest production to date and which features art cinema luminaries Diego Luna, Werner Herzog, Denis Lavant, and Samantha Morton cast as celebrity impersonators; the critically acclaimed Julien Donkey-boy (1999); and the cult hit Trash Humpers (2009), which film critic J. Hoberman called a "gloriously desultory slap in the face of public taste." Together, these films reveal the eccentricities as well as the depth of one of the most compellingly divisive directors working today.

Hope Gangloff - Susan Inglett Gallery
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

New paintings by Hope Gangloff in her fifth solo exhibition at the gallery.

The Pinks - a Civil War historical fiction by Gold No Trade - The Collapsible Hole
Through March 23, 2013 - Brooklyn

Meet Rose Greenhow, the Confederate spy who seduced half of Washington. Her goal? Flame the war to help the South secede. But Allan Pinkerton and his detectives are on to her... SPECIAL EVENTS: Thursday, March 14th - Opening Night - See the show and then stick around to meet the cast and give us your feedback. Friday, March 15th - Women's History Night - To celebrate Women's History month, 10% off for all women. Orders must be placed online; contact us for the code. Saturday, March 16th - After Party - Live music by southern rock & roll party band, Jumbo Brown. Free beer and soda (must be over 21). Thursday, March 21st - After Party - Live music by southern rock & roll party band, Jumbo Brown. Free beer and soda (must be over 21). Friday, March 22nd - Expert Panel - An expert panel, including Ann Blackman, biographer of Rose Greenhow, and several other special guests will answer audience questions after the show and discuss some of the historical and ideological underpinnings of the play. Saturday, March 23rd - Strike Party - See the show then stick around for our strike party. Music by DJ Rob Ramirez. BYOB. All shows start at 8pm sharp @ The Collapsible Hole (146 Metropolitan Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11211) THE SHOW - The Pinks is an original, darkly comic spy story about real life Confederate spy Rose Greenhow, a woman in a traditionally male profession, and the Pinkerton agents set on taking her down. In 1861, the Civil War was just a rebellion gaining traction (think: The Tea Party with more guns and matching outfits). A widow and mother of four, Rose used her extensive social network (and extensive charm) to seduce information from senators, military and members of the presidential cabinet to pass on to the Confederacy. She was devastatingly good. Enter Allan Pinkerton. Pinkerton was a hard-boiled detective, the first of his kind. He was an abolitionist who had worked on the Underground Railroad and offered his detective skills to Abraham Lincoln in service of the Union. Pinkerton suspected Rose was a spy and sent the first female private eye Kate Warne, another woman in a traditionally male profession, undercover to catch her. Once undercover, the lines between hero and villain blur as the people across the political divide come into focus. While foiling the Pinkertons efforts to find proof against her, Rose manages to seduce secret information from a northern captain. If the information can be passed to General P.G.T. Beauregard it will turn the Battle of Bull Run and change the course of the war. In the end, neither house arrest nor federal prison will stop Rose from pursuing her southern ideals. Drawing on graphic novels and film noir, Gold No Trade uses its signature physical style to uncover the fascinating history of two unknown American women. "The Pinks" is a tautly written historical fiction that examines the deeper drives behind Allan Pinkerton and two women: Kate Warne, the first female detective and Confederate spy Rose Greenhow. The play considers how these women, both in traditionally male professions, chose alternate paths to express equally devastating talents. And how only one was able to bridge that divide and tolerate the beliefs of the other. Rose Greenhow : A widow and mother of four in 1861, Rose Greenhow began passing secret messages to Confederate generals, helping to secure the Southern victory at Bull Run. She was placed under house arrest by the Pinkertons to curtail her activities, but continued to pass Northern military secrets to the South. She was then placed in a federal prison, but is rumored to have still managed to pass information to the South. In 1862, Jefferson Davis sent her to Europe to collect diplomatic intelligence. She also fund-raised extensively for the Confederacy and returned home carrying over $2000 in gold, some of which she sewed into her clothing. Off the coast of North Carolina, a Union gunboat pursued her ship, and Rose boarded a lifeboat. The small craft foundered and she drowneddragged down by the weight of the gold. Kate Warne : Little is known about Kate Warne, the first female detective hired by Allan Pinkerton. Most of her biographical information comes from Allan Pinkerton's Reminiscences years after the fact and has not been corroborated. He describes Kate the first time she walked into his office in 1856 as "a slender, brown-haired woman, graceful in her movements and self-possessed. Her features, although not what could be called handsome, were decidedly of an intellectual casther face was honest, which would cause one in distress instinctly (sic) to select her as a confidante" Accounts vary as to whether she came to Pinkerton for a job as a secretary or a detective, but Pinkerton remembers her convincingly explaining that she could "worm out secrets in many places to which it was impossible for male detectives to gain access". Pinkerton not only hired her, but by 1860 his agency had an entire female detective branch, headed by Kate Warne. To compare, women were first hired as investigators by the New York City police department in 1903. Allan Pinkerton : In 1852 Allan Pinkerton created The Pinkerton National Detective Agency the first private agency devoted to solving crime. In 1856 he hired the first female detective, Kate Warne, of whom little is known (see above). Pinkerton was a labor activist in his native Glasgow and worked the Underground Railroad outside of Chicago. His agency stymied train robbers, captured thieves and, in 1861, foiled an attempt on the life of president-elect Abraham Lincoln. The term "private eye" derives from his agency's trademark: an unblinking eye with the slogan "We Never Sleep." After his death, his sons took over the agency and closed the female detective branch. In time, the agency became known for anti-labor activities. The Pinks is a work of historical fiction. While it is unknown whether Kate Warne and Rose Greenhow ever met, we like to think they did. CAST & CREW - Created by Megan Campisi, Max Dana, Jay Dunn, Kevin Lapin, Siobhan Towey and Blake Wentworth; Written by Megan Campisi; Outside Eyes by Adam Paolozza & Jay Dunn; Lights by Calvin Anderson; Original Music by Jason Sigal; Special Thanks to Bob Delizza and Tara Giordano. Runtime: 65 minutes Tickets at BrownPaperTickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/321887 More info: www.goldnotrade.com https://www.facebook.com/pages/Gold-No-Trade/336038975186 info@goldnotrade.com

Weekly Food Waste Drop-Off - Queens Library at Sunnyside
Through March 23, 2013 - Sunnyside

Families can bring their food scraps (fruit and vegetable scraps; coffee grounds, including paper filter; tea bags; egg and nut shells; bread and pasta with no toppings) to the weekly food waste drop-off outside Queens Library at Sunnyside, Saturdays through March 23. The Western Queens Compost Initiative will turn them into nutrient-rich compost. No meat, dairy, bones, or oily foods, please.

R&R @ the JCC - The JCC In Manhattan
Through March 23, 2013 - Upper West Side

R&R Saturdays are free at the JCC. Make your Shabbat afternoon special and share in your community. Workshops, art, yoga, meditation, food, music, study sessions, film, creative art projects, spa experiences, and both indoor and outdoor play. There are programs for both children and adults. All are welcome.

Bebe Neuwirth - 54 Below
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

Television audiences adore her for her multiple Emmy Award-winning role as Lilith Crane on Cheers, but it's the Broadway stage that Tony Award-winner Bebe Neuwirth truly calls home. So appropriately enough, this March, she'll make her debut at "Broadway's Nightclub" in an exciting cabaret event. Stories with Piano #4 consists of a collection of story songs by the likes of Kurt Weill, Tom Waits and, of course, some Broadway standards as well. According to Neuwirth, "I'm very interested in the characters and these moments in their lives that are best expressed in song." Neuwirth won Tonys for her work in Sweet Charity and Chicago, and also dazzled New York audiences in A Chorus Line, Little Me, Damn Yankees, Here Lies Jenny, and, of course, The Addams Family.

Alan Uglow - David Zwirner
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

Alighiero Boetti - La Forza del Centro - Gladstone Gallery
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

Throughout his career, Boetti exhibited a keen fascination with language and the alphabet, and this show will highlight this interest by presenting an extensive collection of his Arazzi works, which meld aesthetic and linguistic elements to create a formal union between images and the written word. This exhibition will be the first to display nearly every type of Boetti's Arazzi grandi, as well as a number of smaller Arazzi, and will mark the first time that the majority of these works will be on view to the public.

Jim Dine - Pace Gallery
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

Daring new paintings by Jim Dine, featuring large-scale works that verge on pure abstraction, with palettes that range from vivid to grisaille.

Thomas Nozkowski - Pace Gallery
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

New abstract paintings by Thomas Nozkwoski.

Liu Wei - Lehmann Maupin
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

An exhibition of work by the conceptual artist known for video, installation, drawing, sculpture, and painting. Three large-scale assemblages constructed from salvaged demolition debris, a continuation of Wei's Merely a Mistake series begun in 2009, will be the centerpieces of the installation in the main gallery space.

Christine Hartman/ Nicole Maynard-Sahar - Bowery Gallery
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

Yasuko Yokoshi - BELL - New York Live Arts
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

The world premiere of Yasuko Yokoshi's BELL. For BELL, Yokoshi has assembled a multidisciplinary cast from Japan and the U.S. to perform in a contemporary reimagining of the classical Japanese dance Kyoganoko Musume-Dojyoji (A Woman and a Bell at the Dojoji Temple), reputed to be the most important and most difficult dance work in the Kabuki theater repertoire.

Joel Shapiro: Sculpture and Drawings 1969-1972 - Craig F. Starr Gallery
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

Works on Paper - Eleanor Ettinger Gallery
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

Featuring Alice Neel and Norman Rockwell.

Jessica Bartlet - Backyard Wilderness - First Street Gallery
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

Bartlet's debut solo show at First Street Gallery gives us an energetic and vivid glimpse into how she experiences and cherishes wilderness by simply looking into her backyard.

Anthony McCall - Face to Face - Sean Kelly Gallery
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

Presenting two large-scale installations by the artist: the eponymously titled light-based work from 2013, in gallery one, and Circulation Figures, the recently presented historical work from 1972, in gallery three. This exhibition marks the New York debut of both pieces.

James White - The Black Mirror - Sean Kelly Gallery
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

This exhibition of new paintings by the London-based artist features a selection of White's haunting monochromatic paintings of the banal detritus of daily life, reimagining the still-life tradition through the lens of a contemporary Pop sensibility.

Everyday America: Photographs from the Berman Collection - Steven Kasher Gallery
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

Concrete Illusions: Public & Private Spaces in Puerto Rico - Clemente Soto Velez
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

Jose Hernadez Castrodad Collection and the Clemente Soto Velz Cultural and Educational Center cordially invite to view a cross-section of Puerto Rican contemporary art from the highly regarded José Hernandez Castrodad Collection. Hernández Castrodad, a collector and an advocate for contemporary artists in Puerto Rico, exhibits part of his collection for the first time in New York City. The exhibit presents provocative works from twenty renowned and emerging Puerto Rican artists with a focus on urban Caribbean space(s), both intimate and public. The selected works explore these spaces from multiple stances, the physical, personal, psychological and sociological. The show examines a range of issues from negligence in urban planning and the resultant overcrowding to individual and collective transformation in the Caribbean. Some of the many buzzed about exhibiting artists include, Jesús "Bubu" Negrón, Sofía Maldonado, Karlo Andrei Ibarra and Josué Pellot. Exhibiting artists: Aby Ruiz Carlos Marcial Edgardo Larregui EXOR Diego Romero Garvin Sierra Jesus "Bubu" Negron José Quique Rivera Josué Pellot Karlo Andrei Ibarra Michael Linares Michelle Gratacos Norma Vila Rivero Omar Velázquez Omar Torres Radames Juni Figueroa Raquel Quijano Rogelio Báez Sebastian Vallejo Sofía Maldonado Quintín Rivera Toro

The Dork Knight One Man Show - Under St. Mark's - Under St. Marks
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

Written & Performed by Jason O'Connell - Produced by Eleanor Handley - (Original direction by Terrence O'Brien). A look into one man's obsession with movies about another man's obsession with dressing up like a rodent and punching people, "The Dork Knight" shows how one's "inner-geek" can guide and inspire in good times and bad. "O'Connell's autobiographical play keeps you glued to his life's tumultuous journey driven by his Batman fixation. An adept storyteller, O'Connell seamlessly weaves in his own story with his unmistakable impersonations of the many actors who have played Batman, from Danny DeVito's Penguin to Christian Bale in the recently released Christopher Nolan blockbuster, "The Dark Knight Rises." With hilarious wit and comedic spin, O'Connell masters different personas with a rhythmic flow that builds to a captivating momentum." - Abby Luby, rollmagazine.com Doors open 30 minutes prior to curtain. The Dork Knight runs for 75 minutes without intermission. Tue. 3/19 - 7PM Wed. 3/20 - 7PM Thu. 3/21 - 8PM Fri. 3/22 - 8PM Sat. 3/23 - 8PM For More Information: DorkKnightNYC@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/dorkknightnyc https://twitter.com/DorkKnightNYC

Harkness Dance Festival - 92nd Street Y
Through March 24, 2013 - New York

A five-week performance festival featuring the finest in innovative dance. This season's Harkness Dance Festival takes you deep inside the creative process in its innovative Stripped/Dressed series, curated by Doug Varone. The five festival artists, each with widely differing approaches to choreography, demystify the process. First, the artists discuss their inspiration -- showing excerpts and talking with collaborators - -all in an informal, stripped setting, with no lights or costumes. In the second part of the evening the artists present the same work entirely dressed in its completed theatrical form.

Ailey II - Ailey Citigroup Theater
Through March 24, 2013 - New York

Ailey II is renowned for merging the passion of the country's best young dance talent with the creative vision of today's outstanding emerging choreographers. Catch the company in action during their New York City season as they perform a diverse repertoire of exhilarating works.

DanceBrazil - Joyce Theater
Through March 24, 2013 - New York

For over three decades, the infectious Afro-Brazilian rhythms, pinpoint precision, and sheer power of DanceBrazil performances have astonished audiences around the world. This spring, the company returns to The Joyce with the premiere of Artistic Director Jelon Vieira's Fe, a reflection on the faith, trust, and solid convictions of the people of Northeastern Brazil. Also on the program is Banguela (2010), a powerful and meditative work that showcases the capoeiristas acrobatic wizardry in the "roda." As always, Capoeira, the mesmerizing martial art with an African beat, and live music drive the action on stage.

Mirrored Images: Realism in the 19th and 20th Centuries - Heckscher Museum of Art
Through March 24, 2013 - Huntington

Throughout the history of art, artists have turned to the observed world as a source of inspiration. This exhibition, drawn entirely from the Museum's Permanent Collection, explores the various realist movements of the 19th and 20th centuries, beginning with the mid-19th century Barbizon movement in France and the concurrent Hudson River School in America, and progressing through later 19th-century realism and 20th-century movements, such as the Ashcan School, American Scene painting, Magic Realism, Photorealism, and East End (Long Island) realism. December 8, 2012-March 24, 2013.

Colleen Browning: The Early Works - Bellarmine Museum of Art
Through March 24, 2013 - Fairfield

Artist Colleen Browning (1918-2003), a National Academician, played a significant role in America's contemporary realist movement in the years after 1950. Fairfield University rediscovers and celebrates the career of this Anglo-American Realist painter. January 24-March 24, 2013.

Colleen Browning: A Brush with Magic - Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery
Through March 24, 2013 - Fairfield

Artist Colleen Browning (1918-2003), a National Academician, played a significant role in America's contemporary realist movement in the years after 1950. Fairfield University rediscovers and celebrates the career of this Anglo-American Realist painter. The Thomas J. Walsh Gallery offers a selection of compelling oil paintings created in the years after 1960. January 24-March 24, 2013.

'The Prince and the Magic Flute' - Puppetworks
Through March 24, 2013 - Park Slope

Puppets present the melodramatic tale of a Prince who asks the Queen of the Night to remove the lock on the bird catcher's mouth. (You have to be there...)

Salsa Sundays - Gagliardi Studio & Gallery
Through March 24, 2013 - Nyack

The dance studio hosts a weekly introduction to Salsa with music and dance. There will be an informal beginners Afro-Cuban style salsa lesson and participants are welcome to bring their own refreshments. If there are no children in attendance, the studio will host a full 1 1/2 hour class for a fee of $20. Pre-registration is suggested.

Frozen Lakes - Artists Space
Through March 24, 2013 - New York

Frozen Lakes features artists born after the 1977 exhibition Pictures at Artists Space.

Public Art Installation: "Organic Abstracts" by Dianne Smith - Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
Through March 24, 2013 - Bronx

"Organic Abstracts" consists of two large-scale, outdoor sculptures by Bronx-born artist Dianne Smith. The installation showcases her minimalist approach to large, abstract works made from repurposed materials that are incorporated into the landscape.

Exhibit: Happiness A Visual Poem - Queens Museum of Art
Through March 24, 2013 - Flushing

Peace visonary Sri Chinmony believes "Wherever you go, take happiness with you." Celebrate the first UN International Day of Happiness (March 20, 2013), recognizing happiness as a fundamental human goal. This exhibit, sponsored by The United Nations Staff Recreation Council, combines the poetry of peace visionary, Sri Chinmoy, with vivid photographic images, the viewer is invited to participate in an interactive experience of the heart. The program includes a panel discussion, selected film screenings, children's events and participatory opportunities, including work from the Kingdom of Bhutan, sponsor of the UN General Assembly Resolution, Happiness: Towards a holistic approach to development. The program runs from March 3-24. The exhibit will also The exhibit will also include a panel discussion, selected film screenings, children's events and participatory opportunities. © 2013 QUEENS MUSEUM OF ART | New York City Building | Flushing Meadows Corona Park | Queens, NY 11368 | (718) 592-9700 | info@queensmuseum.org site: deSIGN EVOLution

New York International Children's Film Festival -
Through March 24, 2013 - NY

Come check out a brand new slate of intelligent, passionate and provocative cinematic works for ages 3-18! NYICFF 2013 is packed with over 100 animated, live action and experimental shorts and features from around the world plus gala premieres, special events, filmmaker Q&As, filmmaking camps, audience voting, and the NYICFF Awards Ceremony. Get your tickets now!

2013 New York International Children's Film Festival - Various theaters
Through March 24, 2013 - Manhattan

The 16th annual New York International Children's Film Festival will present more than 100 children's films and shorts at seven theaters in Manhattan this March, including the Asia Society and Museum, DGA Theater, Elinor Bunim Munroe Film Center, French Institute Alliance Française, IFC Center, Scholastic Theater, SVA Theatre. NYICFF is the largest event of its kind in North America, presenting premieres of animated and live-action feature films and shorts from around the world. The festival also includes kid-friendly opening and closing galas, filmmaker Q&As, and filmmaking workshops.

The Place of Provenance - Rubin Museum of Art
Through March 25, 2013 - New York

The fourth in a series of exhibitions curated by the renowned Tibetan scholar David Jackson, The Place of Provenance: Regional Styles in Tibetan Paintingexplores the four distinctive provincial artistic styles of Tibet as well as those of Bhutan, Mongolia, and Qing-dynasty China. Jackson debunks the common Western belief that a single style dominated the majority of these provinces in recent centuries.

'Balancing Acts' - Able Fine Art NY Gallery
Through March 26, 2013 - New York

Able Fine Art Gallery is proud to present the solo exhibition showcasing the exceptional work Cecily Kahn. Cecily Kahn, a native New York abstract painter, creates works distinct in their rich exploration of color, line, and form. She explores her surface with different thicknesses of paint and impasto that form layers and shapes that are in opposition and harmony with each other. Her adventurous approach to application of paint and color allows her paintings to speak with an expressive language and encourage the viewer to undertake a dynamic experience into the unconscious.

'The Mind's Journey' - Able Fine Art NY Gallery
Through March 26, 2013 - New York

Able Fine Art Gallery is proud to present the solo exhibition showcasing the exceptional work Miyeun Yi .As a Korean contemporary artist, Miyeun Yi builds a similar symbolic dialogue created from a range of mediums: torn and crumbled paper, paste, and paint on canvas. The empty space of her canvases develops rich character and meaning from deliberate creations as well as imperfections and mistakes. Yi’s work is a reflection of the progression and journey that takes place as she builds relationships of color and form in the layers of her work. Eventually her pieces culminate in harmonious final products.

Howard Wise Gallery: Exploring the New - Moeller Fine Art Ltd.
Through March 27, 2013 - New York

This tribute exhibition will include paintings, sculpture and multi-media works by artists supported by the American gallerist Howard Wise.

50/50: Celebrating Fifty Years of the Hofstra University Museum - Hofstra University Museum
Through March 28, 2013 - Hempstead

This anniversary exhibition highlights the breadth and depth of the collection through just 50 of the 605 acquisitions donated since 2006. The featured works include paintings, prints, photographs and drawings by 20th and 21st century American, Latino and European artists such as Luis Cruz Azaceta, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Stanley Brodsky, Lucien Clergue, Yonia Fain, April Gornick, Robert Kipniss, Howardena Pindell, Robert Rauschenberg, Donald Resnick, Alison Saar, W. Eugene Smith and Stanley Twardowicz, among others. Additionally, the exhibition includes Pre-Columbian figures and vessels as well as early to mid 20th-century African masks.

50/50 The Great Art Caper - Hofstra University Museum - Emily Lowe Gallery
Through March 28, 2013 - Hempstead

Pick up Great Art Caper materials while in the Emily Lowe Gallery to enjoy self-guided super-sleuthing. Search for hidden clues in the works in the exhibit 50/50:Celebrating Fifty Years of the Hofstra University Museum and use the clues to complete a message. This program runs through March 28.

Building a Bunny Hutch (Chocolate or Gingerbread) - Riesterer's Bakery
Through March 28, 2013 - West Hempstead

Sign up for classes to learn how to build a bunny hutch in chocolate or gingerbread. It's a great party for children and adults. Enjoy soda, treats and take home your own creation. See how they make some of Long Island's largest variety of Easter bunnies- up to 3 feet tall. It's a chocoholics dream. Call for exact days. Classes run through March 28.

THE PIETASTERS & BIG D and the KIDS TABLE - Highllne Ballroom
Through March 29, 2013 - New York

Traveling the miles along a star-kissed path, the first break came early for D.C.'s ska darlings, when they landed a 1992 tour opening for ska originals, Bad Manners. In 1997, Rancid's Tim Armstrong signed them to Hellcat/Epitaph where they recorded two albums with producer Brett Gurewitz (Bad Religion): the genre-defining Willis (SPIN Magazine called it "An equal opportunity dancehall crasher — part '60s keg rock, part 2Tone and part Motown") and Awesome Mix Tape #6 (CMJ noted it for "lacing a Stax shout-out feel with Caribbean rhythms").

ELIOGABALO - The Box
Through March 29, 2013 - New York

Gotham Chamber Opera continues its 2012-2013 Season with ELIOGABALO (1667) by Francesco Cavalli. The show will run from March 15-29, 2013 at 8pm at The Box, 189 Chrystie Street, NYC. Tickets are $30-$175 and are available on www.ticketcentral.com or by phone at 212-279-4200. Opera is full of courtesans and lechers and in the 20th century, outright acts of perversion. (Salome, anyone?) But you have to go back almost 350 years for the work with the most depraved protagonist of all: Eliogabalo, by Francesco Cavalli. Based on the life of the Roman emperor Heliogabalus, who reigned from 218 to 222, the opera tells the story of a man who even today remains notorious for his sexual appetites, his appointment of an all-female senate, and his well-deserved assassination. Cavalli (1602-1676) died without ever seeing a performance of the opera, which was written for the Venice festival of 1668 but was withdrawn and replaced by another opera on the same subject. Ignored for centuries, Cavalli's opera finally received its world premiere in 1999 in Crema, Italy, the composer's birthplace. This production of Eliogabalo will be staged by James Marvel and produced in cooperation with Randy Weiner (Sleep No More) in one of New York’s most decadent nightspots: The Box, on the Lower East Side. Starring Christopher Ainslie as Eliogabalo, the cast will also include Micaëla Oeste, Susannah Biller, Maeve Höglund, Emily Righter, Daryl Freedman, Randall Scotting, John Easterlin, and Brandon Cedel. Music direction by Gran

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