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May 11, 2019

Associated Press NYC Daybook for Saturday, May 11.

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Saturday, May 11 8:30 AM 11th Annual Runyon 5K - 11th Annual Runyon 5K presented by MetLife Foundation, hosted by the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation to raise funds for cancer research

Location: Yankee Stadium, 1 E 161st St, Bronx, NY

Weblinks: http://damon.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=1070&pg=entry, https://twitter.com/runyon5k

Contacts: Zac Roy, Anat Gerstein Inc, zac@anatgerstein.com, 1 347 361 9072; Jeff Simmons, Anat Gerstein Inc, jeff@anatgerstein.com, 1 347 361 7451;

Please RSVP in advance to Sophie Crumpacker, sophie@anatgerstein.com, 347-361-7128

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Saturday, May 11 9:00 AM NYC DYCD Youth Leadership Summit - New York City Department of Youth & Community Development host Youth Leadership Summit, with dozens of young leaders from all five boroughs presenting their work on civic engagement projects and social justice issues. Attendees include actor Malik Yoba, Hot 97 on-air personality Shani Kulture, El Puente Co-Founder and Executive Director Frances Lucerna, NYC Commission on Human Rights Artist-in-Residence Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, and Youth Over Guns Founder Ramon Contreras

Location: John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 524 W 59th St, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dycd/html/home/home.shtml, https://twitter.com/nycyouth

Contacts: Dayana Perez, NYC DYCD, dayperez@dycd.nyc.gov, 1 646 343 6739

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Saturday, May 11 9:50 AM New York City Councilman Peter Koo attends Tiger Sugar grand opening ceremony

Location: 40-10 Main St, Flushing, NY

Weblinks: https://tigersugar.com/

Contacts: Kit Lee, gofoodconsulting@gmail.com, 1 347 207 7951

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Saturday, May 11 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM Photographer Brendan Barry constructs ‘Skyscraper Camera’ - Photographer Brendan Barry joins Aperture Foundation and Red Hook Labs to convert the 46th Floor of 101 Park Avenue into a ‘Skyscraper Camera’ to produce 360-degree, real-time images of New York City

Location: 101 Park Ave, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.rubenstein.com

Contacts: Nancy Haberman, Rubenstein, nhaberman@rubenstein.com, 1 212 843 8021, 1 917 881 0635

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Saturday, May 11 11:00 AM Brooklyn BP Adams attends Destination Bed Stuy: Art, Health & Wellness symposium - Destination Bed Stuy: Art, Health & Wellness symposium, featuring a Narcan opioid overdose prevention workshop. Attendees include Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams

Location: BKLYN Commons, 7 Marcus Garvey Blvd, Brooklyn, NY

Weblinks: https://bedstuyartsstroll.com/

Contacts: Keith Forest, Keith L. Forest, keithlforest@gmail.com, 1 917 714 8998

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Saturday, May 11 12:00 PM ‘LIC Springs!’ street festival - Long Island Partnership ‘LIC Springs!’ street festival, with art lessons and live music, food and drink, free pony rides, appearance by Mr. Met, and other family activities * Activities aim to draw from the ‘rich diversity and talent of LIC’s small businesses and community organizations’

Location: Vernon Blvd between 50th and 60th Aves, Long Island City, NY

Weblinks: , https://twitter.com/risabheller

Contacts: Claire Holmes, Risa Heller Communications , holmes@risaheller.com, 1 646 822 0355

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Saturday, May 11 4:00 PM Benefit tribute to Don Rojas in New York - Benefit tribute to freedom fighter Don Rojas to raise money towards his bone cancer treatment, led by jazz musician Ahmed Abdulla and rapper Talib Kweli, with words from actor Danny Glover, author Ta-Nehisi Coates and University of the West Indies Vice-Chancellor Sir Hilary Beckles

Location: House of The Lord Pentecostal, 415 Atlantic Ave, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://ibw21.org/, https://twitter.com/IBW21st

Contacts: Institute of the Black World 21st Century, info@ibw21.org, 1 888 774 2921

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Saturday, May 11 6:15 PM 34th annual Ellis Island Medals of Honor - 34th annual Ellis Island Medals of Honor, annual ceremony awarding medals to 100 Americans, both native-born and naturalized, whose ‘accomplishments in their field and inspired service to our nation are worthy of commendation’, hosted by Marvin Scott and Tamsen Fadal. Honorees include singer Paula Abdul, TV personality Montel Williams, King of Morocco Muhammed VI, Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff, Mastercard President and CEO Ajay Banga, California state Sen. Anthony Portantino, IBM CEO, Ginni Rometty, and CNN Correspondent Dr Sanjay Gupta * Past honorees have included Joe Biden, Rosa Parks, Muhammad Ali and Coretta Scott King

Location: Ellis Island Immigrant Building, Jersey City, NJ

Weblinks: http://eihonors.org/, https://twitter.com/EIHonors

Contacts: Sunshine Sachs, EIHS@sunshinesachs.com

Press check-in: 5:45 PM

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Saturday, May 11 7:00 PM Loco-Motion Dance Theatre for Children Concert - Loco-Motion Dance Theatre for Children Concert, 25th annual show conceptualized, created and choreographed by Loco-Motion’s young choreographers and dancers aged 5-18 * Loco-Motion Dance Theatre for Children is a nonprofit performing arts organization for school-age children of all backgrounds

Location: Miller Theatre, 2960 Broadway, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.lmdt.org/

Contacts: Susannah Page, Loco-Motion Dance Theatre for Children, susie@lmdt.org, 1 212 995 9027

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Saturday, May 11 11:30 PM Emma Thompson hosts ‘SNL’ alongside musical guests the Jonas Brothers - ‘Saturday Night Live’, Oscar-winning actress and writer Emma Thompson hosts the late night comedy sketch show for the first time, with musical guests Jonas Brothers, who are making their second appearance on the show

Weblinks: http://www.nbcuni.com/, https://twitter.com/nbcsnl, #SNL

Contacts: Lauren Roseman, NBC, lauren.roseman@nbcuni.com, 1 212 664 5236

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Sunday, May 12 6:00 PM Archbishop of New York Timothy Cardinal Dolan leads remembrance Mass - Archbishop of New York Timothy Cardinal Dolan leads Mass for the repose of the souls lost in the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka

Location: St Adalbert’s Church, 337 Morningstar Rd, Staten Island, NY

Weblinks: http://archny.org, https://twitter.com/NY_Arch

Contacts: Mercedes Anderson, Archdiocese of New York communications, mercedes.blanco@archny.org, 1 646 794 2996

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Sunday, May 12 - Saturday, Jun. 29 Marathon of One-Act Plays - Marathon of One-Act Plays, 37th biennial festival of short plays

Location: Ensemble Studio Theatre, Second Floor, 7799, 545 W 52nd St, New York, NY

Weblinks: https://www.ensemblestudiotheatre.org/, https://twitter.com/ESTnyc

Contacts: Liz Lombardi, Matt Ross Public Relations, liz@mattrosspr.com, 1 212 756 1248

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Monday, May 13 8:30 AM World Trade Week NYC annual International Trade Awards Breakfast - World Trade Week NYC 14th Annual International Trade Awards Breakfast, recognizing the achievements of practitioners in field and facilitating the promotion of small businesses around the world. Speakers include Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Gilbert Kaplan

Location: 55 Lexington Ave, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.worldtradeweeknyc.org/, https://twitter.com/wtwnyc

Contacts: Carmela Mammas , World Trade Week NYC press, Carmela.Mammas@trade.gov, 1 212 809 2676; Ryan Barnes, World Trade Week NYC, Ryan.Barnes@Trade.Gov, 1 212 471 0062;

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Monday, May 13 8:30 AM Statue of Liberty Museum press preview - Statue of Liberty Museum press preview, ahead of public opening on 16 May The museum celebrates the Statue of Liberty’s history, influence and legacy in the world * Interview opportunities available with Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation President and CEO Stephen Briganti, Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island Superintendent John Piltzecker, ESI Design President and Principal Director Edwin Schlossberg, FXCollaborative Partner and Project Designer Nicholas Garrison, and Phelps Construction President Douglas Phelps

Location: Liberty Island, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.libertyellisfoundation.org/, https://twitter.com/StatueEllisFdn

Contacts: Amanda Rubin Deveaux, Rubenstein, adeveaux@rubenstein.com, 1 212 843 8591

Press ferries will depart at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Space is limited, RSVP required to attend. Media check-in will take place at the Statue Cruises Terminal in Battery Park, Manhattan. Media must arrive 30 minutes prior to ferry departure

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Monday, May 13 9:30 AM House Our Future NY march to City Hall - House Our Future NY stages a march to City Hall to call on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to construct 24,000 new units of affordable housing for homeless New Yorkers * March begins at 100 Gold St at 9:30 AM EDT

Location: New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.coalitionforthehomeless.org

Contacts: Coalition for the Homeless, press@cfthomeless.org, 1 646 335 0420

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Monday, May 13 10:00 AM New York City Council Committee on Finance executive budget hearings - New York City Council Committee on Finance New York City Council Fiscal Year 2020 Executive Budget hearings, with agenda including Housing Preservation and Development (10:00 AM EDT), and Buildings (12:00 PM EDT), both jointly with Committee on Housing and Buildings; and Immigrant Affairs, jointly with Committee on Immigration (2:30 PM EDT)

Location: Council Chambers, New York City Hall, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://council.nyc.gov, https://twitter.com/NYCCouncil

Contacts: New York City Council Press, press@council.nyc.gov, 1 212 788 7116

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Monday, May 13 10:00 AM United Nations Security Council meeting on Syria, with report due on Haiti

Location: United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.un.org/en/sc/, https://twitter.com/UN_News_Centre

Contacts: U.N. press, inquiries2@un.org, 1 212 963 5851

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Monday, May 13 10:15 AM NYC Essex Market ribbon cutting ceremony - New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for new Essex Market location, the City’s first new public market since 1955. Attendees include NYCEDC President James Patchett, Lower East Side Partnership President Tim Laughlin, and Essex Crossing Task Force Chair Dominic Berg

Location: 115 Delancey St, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.nycedc.com/, https://twitter.com/NYCEDC

Contacts: Shavone Williams, NYEDC, publicaffairs@edc.nyc, 1 212 312 3523

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Monday, May 13 10:30 AM NBCUniversal hosts combined upfront presentation - NBCUniversal holds annual combined upfront presentation, unveiling its 2019-20 program lineup for networks including NBC, Bravo, CNBC, E!, Fandango, Golf Channel, MSNBC, NBC Entertainment, NBC News, NBC Sports Network, Oxygen, SYFY, Telemundo, Universal Kids, Universo and USA Network * Celebs expected

Location: Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Ave of the Americas, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.nbcuni.com/, https://twitter.com/nbc

Contacts: Jeanette Eliot, NBC, jeanette.eliot@nbcuni.com, 1 818 777 2980

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Monday, May 13 11:00 AM New York City Council Committee on Standards and Ethics hearing - New York City Council Committee on Standards and Ethics executive session and oversight hearing regarding NYC Council Member Barry Grodenchik

Location: Committee Rm, 250 Broadway, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://council.nyc.gov, https://twitter.com/NYCCouncil

Contacts: New York City Council Press, press@council.nyc.gov, 1 212 788 7116

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Monday, May 13 12:00 PM Spirit of Life Award Luncheon - Spirit of Life Award Luncheon, honoring individuals of distinction who triumph over life’s tribulations whether personal or universal. This year’s honorees are Town & Country editor-in-chief Stellene Volandes, real estate broker Lauren Muss and NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Andrea Mitchell

Location: Plaza Hotel New York, 768 5th Ave, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.cityofhope.org, https://twitter.com/cityofhope

Contacts: Maury Rogoff, Maury Rogoff PR, maury@mauryrogoffpr.com, 1 917 865 7530

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Monday, May 13 12:30 PM Columbia University 2019 commencement begins - Columbia University 2019 commencement begins, with more than 15,000 students graduating between now on 23 May Today’s graduates are from the School of International and Public Affairs, with remarks from United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Michelle Bachelet

Location: Morningside Campus, 1150 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.columbia.edu, https://twitter.com/columbia

Contacts: Caroline Adelman, Columbia University media, ca2699@columbia.edu, 1 917 370 1407, 1 212 854 6581

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Monday, May 13 4:00 PM FOX TV upfront - FOX hosts annual upfront presentation, unveiling its 2019-20 program lineup * Marks the first event since FOX became an independent broadcast network following the acquisition of 21st Century Fox by Disney, with former assets such as National Geographic and FX now forming part of Disney’s presentation tomorrow

Location: Beacon Theatre, 2124 Broadway, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.fox.com/, https://twitter.com/FOXTV

Contacts: Elissa Johansmeier , FOX, Elissa.Johansmeier@FOX.com, 1 212 556 2567

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Monday, May 13 5:15 PM Herb Alpert Award in the Arts - 25th annual Herb Alpert Award in the Arts (HAAIA) ceremony, celebrating five risk-taking, mid-career artists who are challenging and transforming their respective disciplines of dance, film/video, music, theatre and visual arts. Each artist receives a $75,000 unrestricted prize and a one-week residency at CalArts

Location: The Caldwell Factory, 547 W 26th St, New York, NY

Weblinks: https://herbalpertawards.org/, https://twitter.com/HerbAlpertAward

Contacts: Matt Gross , Blake Zidell & Associates, matt@blakezidell.com, 1 718 643 9052

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Monday, May 13 5:45 PM Robin Hood Foundation annual benefit - The Robin Hood Foundation 31st anniversary benefit, with all proceeds going towards poverty-fighting programs throughout New York

Location: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 655 W 34th St, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.robinhood.org/, https://twitter.com/robinhoodnyc

Contacts: Robin Hood press, press@robinhood.org, 1 212 227 6601

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Monday, May 13 - Tuesday, May 14 6:00 PM Univision Upfront Presentation in New York - Univision Communications, Inc. annual upfront presentation, unveiling its 2019-2020 program lineup

Location: Center415, 415 5th Ave between 37th and E 38th St, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.univision.net, https://twitter.com/Univision

Contacts: Kevin Sornatale, Univision, ksornatale@univision.net, 1 212 455 5259

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Monday, May 13 6:00 PM ULI NY discussion on the future of economic development in New York City - Urban Land Institute New York (ULI NY) hosts panel discussion titled ‘Does Amazon Signal the End of a Pro-Growth Political Climate in NYC’, on the future of economic development in New York City. Particpants include Practice for Architecture and Urbanism Founder Vishaan Chakrabarti, New York Economic Development Corporation President and CEO James Patchett, and HR&A Advisors Senior Advisor Carl Weisbrod

Location: 125 Park Ave, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://newyork.uli.org, https://twitter.com/ulinewyork

Contacts: Jayden Lapin, Marathon Strategies, jayden@marathonstrategies.com, 1 646 205 7736

RSVP: Jayden Lapin, jayden@marathonstrategies.com, 646-205-7736

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Monday, May 13 6:00 PM URI panel discussion on NYC economic development - Urban Land Institute New York hosts panel discussion on the future of economic development in New York City following Amazon’s decision not to locate a second headquarters in Long Island City. Speakers include Partnership for New York City President and CEO Kathryn Wilde, Practice for Architecture and Urbanism founder Vishaan Chakrabarti, HR&A Advisors Senior Advisor Carl Weisbrod and New York Economic Development Corporation President and CEO James Patchett

Location: 125 Park Ave, 125 Park Ave, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.uli.org, https://twitter.com/UrbanLandInst

Contacts: Jayden Lapin, Marathon Strategies, jayden@marathonstrategies.com, 1 646 205 7736

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Monday, May 13 6:00 PM #CLOSErikers Campaign community forum - #CLOSErikers Campaign, Bronx Defenders, and BronxConnect host community forum on the campaign to close Rikers Island Jail, with speakers including JustLeadershipUSA members Darren Mack, Marvin Mayfield, and Harvey Murphy

Location: BronxWorks Betances Community Center, 547 E 146th St, Bronx, NY

Contacts: Tavia Hartley, Camino PR, tavia@caminopr.com, 1 212 255 2575; Loretta Kane, Camino PR, loretta@caminopr.com, 1 917 410 7242 ;

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Monday, May 13 6:30 PM New York Festival of Song Spring Gala - New York Festival of Song Spring Gala, this year celebrating the music of George and Ira Gershwin, with performers including Tony Yazbeck, Laura Osnes and Kate Davis

Location: The Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Ave, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://nyfos.org, https://twitter.com/NYFOS_tweet

Contacts: NYFOS, info@nyfos.org, 1 646 230 8380

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Monday, May 13 7:00 PM Webby Awards ceremony - Webby Awards, known as the ‘Oscars of the Internet’, honoring the year’s best websites, online films and videos, adverts and mobile sites, with acceptance speeches limited to five words in length. Hosted by comedian and actress Jenny Slate. Honorees include Issa Rae (Webby Video Person of the Year), Hasan Minhaj (Webby Special Achievement), Disney (Webby Media Company of the Year), Tierra Whack (Webby Artist of the Year) and Greta Thunberg (Webby Social Movement of the Year)

Location: Cipriani Wall Street, 55 Wall St, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.webbyawards.com, https://twitter.com/TheWebbyAwards

Contacts: Webby Awards, Sunshine Sachs, webby@sunshinesachs.com, 1 212 691 2800

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Monday, May 13 7:00 PM Manhattan Theatre Club Spring Gala - Manhattan Theatre Club Spring Gala, honoring Serino Coyne founder Nancy Coyne. Featuring performances from the cast of the Broadway musicals ‘Ain’t Too Proud’, ‘Beetlejuice’, ‘Hadestown’, ‘King Kong’, ‘Pretty Woman’ and ‘Tootsie’

Location: Cipriani 42nd Street, 110 E 42nd St, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.manhattantheatreclub.com/, https://twitter.com/mtc_NYC

Contacts: Michelle Farabaugh, Boneau/Bryan-Brown, mfarabaugh@bbbway.com, 1 212 575 3030

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Monday, May 13 7:00 PM Opening night for Signature Theatre’s ‘Curse of the Starving Class’ - ‘Curse of the Starving Class’, opening night for a new production of Sam Shepard’s family drama, directed by Terry Kinney. The play was last produced in NYC by Signature more than 20 years ago.Cast includes Lizzy DeClement, Flora Diaz, Gilles Geary, Esau Pritchett, Andy Rothenberg, Maggie Siff and David Warshofsky

Location: Signature Theatre Company, 480 W 42nd St, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.signaturetheatre.org/, https://twitter.com/signaturetheatr, #StarvingClassNYC

Contacts: Imani Punch, Boneau/Bryan-Brown , ipunch@bbbway.com

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Monday, May 13 7:00 PM Stuttering Association for the Young annual gala - Stuttering Association for the Young 17th annual Chefs’ Gala, hosted by Kelli O’Hara, honoring ‘Hamilton’ director Thomas Kail (SAY: Budd Mayer Advocacy Award) and multi-instrumentalist Everett Bradley (SAY: Hall of Fame)

Location: NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Pl, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.say.org, https://twitter.com/sayorg

Contacts: Sue Draddy, Stuttering Association for the Young, sue@say.org , 1 212 414 9696

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Monday, May 13 7:30 PM Broadway Bets poker tournament - Broadway Bets poker tournament, benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Presented as a Texas Hold ’em tournament between industry insiders and theater fans, with prizes awarded to the top players

Location: Sardi’s, 234 W 44th St, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.broadwaycares.org/, https://twitter.com/BCEFA

Contacts: Francesca Toscano, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, toscano@broadwaycares.org, 1 212 840 0770

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Monday, May 13 - Wednesday, May 15 Consensus blockchain technology summit - Consensus annual blockchain technology summit, focused on ‘making blockchain real’ and identifying the most important real-world use cases for this emerging financial technology

Location: Various venues, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.coindesk.com/, https://twitter.com/coindesk

Contacts: CoinDesk press, press@coindesk.com

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Monday, May 13 - Wednesday, May 15 Citi Home & Personal Care Products Mid-Cap Access Day

Location: New York, NY, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://citiconferences.com/, https://twitter.com/Citi

Contacts: Citigroup press, 1 212 793 0710

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Monday, May 13 Outer Critics Circle Awards winners announced - 69th annual Outer Critics Circle Awards winners announced ahead of the 23 May Gala Awards Dinner. The awards are presented for theatrical achievements both on and Off-Broadway and are voted for by out-of-town critics. ‘Hadestown’ leads the nominations with 12, followed by ‘Tootsie’ with 10 and ‘Oklahoma!’ with six

Weblinks: http://www.outercritics.org

Contacts: Peter Cromarty, Cromarty & Co , mailbox@cromarty.com, 1 212 580 4222

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Monday, May 13 - Friday, May 17 INMA World Congress of News Media - INMA World Congress of News Media * Held in various venues

Location: New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.inma.org/worldcongress, https://twitter.com/INMAorg

Contacts: Katy King, INMA Marketing and PR Manager, katy.king@inma.org, 1 972 787 8167

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Monday, May 13 - Sunday, May 19 Harlem EatUp! Festival - Harlem EatUp! Festival, 5th annual multi-venue festival celebrating the food, culture and spirit of Harlem, NY

Location: Harlem, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://harlemeatup.com/, https://twitter.com/harlemeatup, #HarlemEatUp

Contacts: Harlem EatUp! Festival, Sunshine Sachs, HarlemEatUp@SunshineSachs.com

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Monday, May 13 - Tuesday, May 14 Instinet Gaming, Leisure & Lodging Conference

Location: Instinet, 7316, 309 W 49th St, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.nomura.com

Contacts: Nomura Global Equity Events, globalequityevents@nomura.com

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Monday, May 13 New York Drama Critics’ Circle Awards Ceremony - 84th annual New York Drama Critics’ Circle (NYDCC) Awards Ceremony, honoring the best of the theater season. Jez Butterworth’s ‘The Ferryman’ wins best play, while best musical goes to Heidi Schreck’s ‘Tootsie. What the Constitution Means to Me’

Location: Feinstein’s/54 Below, 254 W 54th St, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.dramacritics.org/

Contacts: Adam Feldman, New York Drama Critics’ Circle, adam.feldman@timeout.com