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September 17, 2018

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Associated Press NYC Daybook for Monday, Sep. 17.

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Monday, Sep. 17 9:00 AM Oslo Freedom Forum New York - Oslo Freedom Forum New York. Attendees include hundreds of dissidents, innovators, journalists, philanthropists, and policymakers to explore how best to challenge authoritarianism and promote free and open societies

Location: Alice Tully Hall, 1941 Broadway, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.oslofreedomforum.com/, https://twitter.com/OsloFF, #OsloFF

Contacts: Oslo Freedom Forum, info@oslofreedomforum.com, 1 212 246 8486

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Monday, Sep. 17 9:30 AM New York City Council Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises hearing - New York City Council Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises hearing, with agenda including multiple land use applications

Location: 250 Broadway, Committee Rm, 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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NEW EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 9:30 AM NYSE Opening and Closing Bells - Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson rings the New York Stock Exchange Opening Bell, to celebrate the company’s 10th anniversary of founding (9:30 AM EDT) (asterisk) First Data Chairman and CEO Frank Bisignano joins Clover executives, partners, and guests to ring the Closing Bell, in celebration of 1 million Clover devices in market (4:00 PM EDT)

Location: New York Stock Exchange, 11 Wall St, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://nyse.nyx.com/, https://twitter.com/NYSE

Contacts: NYSE media relations, media@theice.com, 1 770 857 4700

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NEW EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 9:45 AM New York Mayor de Blasio’s public schedule - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers remarks at the Fifth Annual Brooklyn Dems Post Primary Breakfast Reception, Junior’s, 386 Flatbush Ave Ext, Brooklyn (9:45 AM EDT); and later appears live on NY1′s ‘Inside City Hall’ (7:00 PM EDT)

Location: New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.nyc.gov/mayor, https://twitter.com/NYCMayorsOffice

Contacts: New York Mayor’s Office, pressoffice@cityhall.nyc.gov, 1 212 788 2958

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NEW EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 10:00 AM New York Lt. Gov. Hochul and NYS Parks Commissioner Harvey open student-designed playground in Brooklyn - New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul and New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Commissioner Rose Harvey open a new student-designed community playground in Brooklyn. Other attendees include representatives from Winthrop Campus Schools, The Trust for Public Land, New York City Department of Environmental Protection, and New York Road Runners

Location: I.S. 598, 905 Winthrop Street, Brooklyn, NY

Weblinks: http://nysparks.com/, https://twitter.com/NYstateparks

Contacts: State of New York press, press.office@exec.ny.gov, 1 518 474 8418; Randy Simons, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, news@parks.ny.gov, 1 518 486 1868;

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UPDATED EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 10:00 AM New York City Council Committee on For-Hire Vehicles hearing - New York City Council Committee on For-Hire Vehicles hearing, with agenda including Intro 0304-2018, to create a task force to study taxicab medallion values; Intro 1052-2018, on benefits for taxi and for-hire vehicle drivers; Intro 1062-2018, on the risk of loss with respect to digital payments in the taxi and for-hire vehicle industries; Intro 1068-2018, on financial education for taxi and for-hire vehicle drivers; Intro 1069-2018, on addressing the problem of medallion owner debt; Intro 1070-2018, on leasing, rental and conditional purchase of for-hire vehicles; Intro 1079-2018, on creating an office of inclusion within the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission; Intro 1081-2018, on driver assistance centers; and Intro 1096-2018, on deductions from certain for-hire driver earnings. Speakers include NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson

Location: New York City Hall, Council Chambers, 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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NEW EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 10:00 AM Treasury Under Secretary Malpass speaks at ‘Debate Over Institutional Investors’ discussion - Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs David Malpass participates in moderated discussion on ‘The Debate Over Institutional Investors’

Location: Harvard Club of New York City, 35 West 44th Street, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.treas.gov, https://twitter.com/USTreasury

Contacts: Department of the Treasury, 1 202 622 2000

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NEW EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 10:00 AM EMS unions call on New York Mayor de Blasio to ‘stop ignoring 9/11-related illnesses’ - Local 2507, representing 4,200 Uniformed Emergency Medical Technicians, Paramedics, and Fire Inspectors, and Local 3621, representing 505 Uniformed EMS Officers, call on New York Mayor Bill de Blasio to support ‘unlimited sick leave for EMS responders who suffered health ailments as a result of serving at Ground Zero after the 9/11 attacks’. Participants include Local 2507 President Oren Barzila, Local 3621 President Vincent Variale, New York state Sen. Martin Golden, and state Assemblymember Stacey Pheffer Amato

Location: City Hall Park, 43 Park Row, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.local2507.com

Contacts: Jeff Simmons, Anat Gerstein Inc, jeff@anatgerstein.com, 1 917 673 0024; Lynsey Billet, Anat Gerstein, lynsey@anatgerstein.com, 1 347 361 8449;

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Monday, Sep. 17 10:00 AM New York City Council Committee on Technology hearing - New York City Council Committee on Technology hearing, with agenda including Intro 0986-2018, on the format of data in agency reports; Intro 1094-2018, on oversight access to agency data; and Intro 1098-2018, on the digitization of historic data

Location: 250 Broadway, Committee Rm, 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, Sep. 17 10:00 AM New York City Council Committees on Immigration and Youth Services joint oversight hearing - New York City Council Committee on Immigration and Committee on Youth Services joint oversight hearing on LGBTQ immigrant youth in New York. Agenda also includes Intro 0480-2018, on requiring the Department of Youth and Community Development to review strategies and create a plan of action to protect children who qualify for special immigrant juvenile status

Location: New York City Hall, Committee Rm, 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, Sep. 17 10:00 AM Dem Rep. Adriano Espaillat announces expansion of the Head Start program - Democratic Rep. Adriano Espaillat announces the expansion of the Head Start program at the Fort George Community Enrichment Center to serve more families and youth throughout New York’s 13th Congressional District, via press conference with Center Executive Director Carolyn Wiggins

Location: Fort George Community Enrichment Center, 1525 St Nicholas Avenue, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://espaillat.house.gov, https://twitter.com/espaillatny

Contacts: Candace Person, Office of Rep. Espaillat, Candace.Person@mail.house.gov

RSVP.Espaillat@mail.house.gov

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Monday, Sep. 17 - Sunday, Jan. 06 10:00 AM Exhibition of Eugene Delacroix’s artworks opens at the Met - ‘Delacroix’ exhibition opens, exploring the breadth of Eugene Delacroix’s career, with over 150 paintings, drawings, prints and manuscripts. Highlights include ‘Greece on the Ruins of Missolonghi’, ‘The Battle of Nancy’ and ‘Women of Algiers in Their Apartment’

Location: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Avenue, New York, NY

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

Contacts: The Metropolitan Museum of Art Press, communications@metmuseum.org, 1 212 570 3951

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Monday, Sep. 17 10:00 AM Press preview of exhibition exploring art and conspiracy at the Met Breuer - ‘Everything Is Connected: Art and Conspiracy exhibition’ press preview, covering the period from 1969 to 2016 and featuring 70 works by 30 artists working in a range of media, including painting, sculpture, photography, video, and installation art. The exhibition presents an alternate history of postwar and contemporary art. The exhibition opens tomorrow

Location: The Met Breuer, 945 Madison Avenue, New York, NY

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

Contacts: The Metropolitan Museum of Art Press, communications@metmuseum.org, 1 212 570 3951

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Monday, Sep. 17 11:00 AM New York State Senate Standing Committee on Civil Service and Pensions hearing - New York State Senate Standing Committee on Civil Service and Pensions public hearing to investigate the use of 9/11 line of duty sick leave, to determine whether the program is working and to discuss any changes that need to be made to the program

Location: 250 Broadway, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.nysenate.gov/, https://twitter.com/nysenate

Contacts: New York State Senate, 1 518 455 2264

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Monday, Sep. 17 11:00 AM New York State Tourism Advisory Council meeting

Location: Empire State Development, 633 Third Ave, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://esd.ny.gov/, https://twitter.com/EmpireStateDev

Contacts: ESD Press Office, PressOffice@esd.ny.gov, 1 800 260 7313

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Monday, Sep. 17 11:00 AM FDNY public hearing on proposed rule - FDNY public hearing on proposed rule to establish standards, requirements and procedures for the conduct of fire drills and non-fire emergency drills

Location: FDNY, 9 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY

Weblinks: http://www.nyc.gov/html/fdny/html/home2.shtml, https://twitter.com/FDNY

Contacts: Shaji Joseph, FDNY Bureau of Fire Prevention, Shaji.Joseph@fdny.nyc.gov

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NEW EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 11:00 AM Parents of detained journalist Austin Tice hold press conference at United Nations - United Nations Correspondents Association, in partnership with Reporters Without Borders and the Committee to Protect Journalists, hold press conference with Marc and Debra Tice, the parents of journalist Austin Tice, currently detained by Syrian authorities

Location: United Nations Headquarters, 405 East 42nd Street, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.rsf.org/, https://twitter.com/RSF_RWB

Contacts: Noni Ghani, Reporters Without Borders communications, nghani@rsf.org, 1 202 204 5554

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NEW EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 11:00 AM New York First Lady McCray welcomes volunteers providing assistance to immigrant families in Texas detention center - New York First Lady Chirlane McCray welcomes City employees who have returned from volunteering to provide pro bono assistance to immigrant children and families in detention in Dilley, TX, alongside Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Bitta Mostofi and Department of Social Services Commissioner Steven Banks

Location: New York City Hall, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.nyc.gov/mayor, https://twitter.com/NYCMayorsOffice

Contacts: New York Mayor’s Office, pressoffice@cityhall.nyc.gov, 1 212 788 2958

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UPDATED EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 11:30 AM Economic Club of New York luncheon with National Economic Council Director Kudlow - Economic Club of New York luncheon with President’s Assistant for Economic Policy and National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow

Location: New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.econclubny.org, https://twitter.com/EconClubNY

Contacts: The Economic Club of New York, info@econclubny.org, 1 212 947 7738

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Monday, Sep. 17 12:00 PM Development Finance Conference 2018 - Development Finance Conference 2018: Investing For Impact in NYC, hosted by New York City Economic Development Corporation. Speakers include former Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx, NYC EDC President and CEO James Patchett, New York City Department of City Planning Director Marisa Lago, Citigroup Vice Chairman Raymond McGuire, RXR Realty Executive Vice President and Investment Manager Seth Pinsky, L&L MAG Co-founder and CEO MaryAnne Gilmartin, Tech:NYC Executive Director Julie Samuels, and Mastercard Executive Vice President of Enterprise Partnerships Hany Fam

Location: Convene Meeting and Event Space, 117 West 46th Street, New York, NY

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

Contacts: Danielle Schlanger, NYCEDC, dschlanger@edc.nyc, 1 212 312 3580

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Monday, Sep. 17 12:00 PM New York City Council Subcommittee on Landmarks, Public Siting and Maritime Uses hearing - New York City Council Subcommittee on Landmarks, Public Siting and Maritime Uses hearing, with agenda including multiple land use applications

Location: 250 Broadway, Committee Rm, 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, Sep. 17 1:00 PM New York City Council Committee on Parks and Recreation oversight hearing - New York City Council Committee on Parks and Recreation oversight hearing on the state of the City’s jointly operated playgrounds

Location: 250 Broadway, Committee Rm, 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, Sep. 17 1:00 PM New York City Council Committee on Fire and Emergency Management oversight hearing - New York City Council Committee on Fire and Emergency Management oversight hearing on EMS response to the opioid epidemic. Agenda also includes Intro 1054-2018, on creating online applications for fire alarm plan examinations

Location: New York City Hall, Committee Rm, 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, Sep. 17 1:00 PM New York City Council Committees on Aging and Civil and Human Rights joint oversight hearing - New York City Council Committee on Aging and Committee on Civil and Human Rights joint oversight hearing on age discrimination in the workplace

Location: New York City Hall, Council Chambers, 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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NEW EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 1:00 PM NIRH and Planned Parenthood Votes PAC endorse New York State Senate candidate - National Institute for Reproductive Health Action Fund PAC, Planned Parenthood Empire State Votes PAC, and Planned Parenthood of New York City Votes PAC make a joint announcement of their endorsement of New York State Senate District 22 candidate Andrew Gounardes. Attendees include NIRH Action Fund PAC President Andrea Miller and PPNYC Votes PAC Government Relations Associate Maryam Mohammed

Location: Owl’s Head, 479 74th Street, Brooklyn, NY

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

Contacts: Noah Gardy, SKDKnickerbocker, ngardy@skdknick.com, 1 201 218 6310

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NEW EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 2:00 PM Dem Rep. Carolyn Maloney provides update on L Train closure in New York - Democratic Rep. Carolyn Maloney provides an update on the progress of repairs to the L Train in New York, celebrates the benefits of the L-4 shuttle, and calls for additional service to mitigate the effects of the L Train closure, alongside Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, New York City Council Member Antonio Reynoso, North Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce President Paul Samulski, and Alan Minor (Neighbors Allied for Good Growth)

Location: corner of N Fifth St and Bedford Ave, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://maloney.house.gov, https://twitter.com/RepMaloney

Contacts: Elise Anderson, Office of Rep. Carolyn Maloney, elise.anderson@mail.house.gov, 1 212 860 0606

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Monday, Sep. 17 2:00 PM United Nations Security Council debate on Afghanistan

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, Sep. 17 2:00 PM New York City Council Subcommittee on Planning, Dispositions and Concessions hearing - New York City Council Subcommittee on Planning, Dispositions and Concessions hearing, with agenda including multiple land use applications

Location: 250 Broadway, Committee Rm, 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, Sep. 17 2:00 PM NYC Department of Buildings public hearing - New York City Department of Buildings public hearing on proposed rule to update the Buildings Penalty Schedule to include rules related to illegal residential conversions, monitoring, tenant protection plans, pre-shift safety meetings, site-specific safety orientations, and site safety training for workers at construction sites

Location: 280 Broadway, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dob/html/home/home.shtml

Contacts: Andrea Maggio, NYC Department of Buildings, amaggio@buildings.nyc.gov, 1 212 393 2085

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NEW EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 3:00 PM Green’s New York gubernatorial candidate Howie Hawkins holds press conference - Green Party’s New York gubernatorial candidate Howie Hawkins holds press conference on topics including climate action, education, housing, single payer healthcare and tax issues

Location: New York City Hall steps, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.howiehawkins.org, https://twitter.com/HowieHawkins

Contacts: Michael O’Neill, Howie Hawkins for Governor, michael@howiehawkins.org, 1 917 825 3562; Howie Hawkins for Governor, howie.hawkins@icloud.com, 1 315 425 1019, 1 315 200 6046;

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NEW EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 3:30 PM NY Mets kick off ‘Mets on the Move’ program - New York Mets kick off ‘Mets on the Move’ health and wellness initiative to help give children a fun way to learn about fitness through a Mets inspired curriculum provided by Mets staff. Program is held in partnership with five after school programs, including Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens, PS 197Q, PS/IS 217 , USAG Fort Hamilton CYS Services, and the Boys and Girls Club of Harlem

Location: Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens, 21-12 30th Road, Long Island City, NY

Weblinks: http://newyork.mets.mlb.com, https://twitter.com/Mets

Contacts: Harold Kaufman, New York Mets Executive Director of Communications, hkaufman@nymets.com, 1 718 559 3108

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NEW EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 4:30 PM CRE Spotlight Series: Immigration - CRE Spotlight Series: Immigration, hosted by Community Resource Exchange. Panelists include Queer Detainee Empowerment Project Founder Jamila Hammami, New Immigrant Community Empowerment Executive Director Manny Castro, Arab American Association of New York Executive Director Rama Issa-Ibrahim, The Door Immigrant Youth Advocate Salina Guzman, and Sauti Yeti Center for African Women Executive Director Zeinab Eyega

Location: LMHQ, 150 Broadway, New York, NY

Weblinks: https://www.crenyc.org/

Contacts: Jeff Simmons, Anat Gerstein Inc, jeff@anatgerstein.com, 1 917 673 0024

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NEW EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 5:30 PM WeWork and Time Magazine host discussion with ballet dancer Misty Copeland - WeWork and Time Magazine host discussion with the American Ballet Theatre’s first African American female principal dancer Misty Copeland, who speaks on her journey (asterisk) Event is part of the WeWork x Time 100 discussion series

Location: WeWork 500 7th Ave, 500 7th Avenue, New York, NY

Weblinks: https://www.wework.com/, https://twitter.com/WeWork

Contacts: Nicole Sizemore, WeWork, nicole.sizemore@wework.com

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NEW EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 6:00 PM Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer hosts opening reception for ‘Uncivil Service’ exhibit

Location: Maggi Peyton Art Gallery, 1 Centre Street, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://manhattanbp.nyc.gov/, https://twitter.com/galeabrewer

Contacts: Manhattan Borough President’s Office, press@manhattanbp.nyc.gov

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Monday, Sep. 17 6:00 PM New York City Charter Revision Commission 2019 public hearing

Location: Medgar Evers College, 1650 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Weblinks: http://www1.nyc.gov/site/charter/index.page

Contacts: New York City Charter Revision Commission, press@charter.nyc.gov, 1 212 788 2958

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Monday, Sep. 17 6:00 PM CFR New York Paul C. Warnke Lecture on International Security - Council on Foreign Relations New York Paul C. Warnke Lecture on International Security with Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs Senior Fellow Wendy Sherman, who speaks on the negotiation process of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, current U.S.-Iran relations, and the ‘value of diplomacy in foreign policy’

Location: Council on Foreign Relations, 58 East 68th Street, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.cfr.org, https://twitter.com/CFR_org

Contacts: Sabrina Khan, CFR, skhan@cfr.org, 1 212 434 9537; Dalia Dagher, Council on Foreign Relations New York office, ddagher@cfr.org, 1 212 434 9419;

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Monday, Sep. 17 6:00 PM NYCO’s ‘The Barber of Seville’ plays in Bryant Park, NYC - ‘The Barber of Seville’, Rossini opera produced by the New York City Opera plays in NYC’s Bryant Park, part of a programme of outdoor theater

Location: Bryant Park, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.nycopera.com, https://twitter.com/nycityopera

Contacts: John Seroff, GreenHouse Publicity, John@GreenHousePublicity.com

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Monday, Sep. 17 6:00 PM Annual prayer service to mark the opening of the U.N. General Assembly - Annual prayer service to mark the opening of the United Nations General Assembly. Prayers are offered in gratitude for ‘all that the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly has been able to achieve, and for the success of the 73rd Session of the General Assembly’. Event is also an occasion to ‘entrust to God our efforts for peace in the world, for the development and advancement of the human family, and for a solution to the ongoing refugee and migration crisis’

Location: Church of the Holy Family (The United Nations Parish), 315 E 47th St, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.holyseemission.org, https://twitter.com/HolySeeUN

Contacts: Roger Landry , Holy See Mission , rlandry@holyseemission.org , 1 212 370 7885

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Monday, Sep. 17 6:30 PM MTA and NYC DOT hold town hall on the L Tunnel Reconstruction - MTA New York City Transit and New York City Department of Transportation hold a town hall on the 18-month L Train Tunnel Reconstruction Project and the alternate service plan in place to accommodate customers. Attendees include NYC DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg and NYC Transit President Andy Byford

Location: Middle Collegiate Church, 112 2nd Avenue, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.mta.info, https://twitter.com/mta

Contacts: MTA Press Office, media@mta.info, 1 212 878 7440

Doors open: 6:00 PM EDT

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Monday, Sep. 17 6:30 PM ‘Biology and the Sexes’ at Barnard College - ‘From the Faculty Lounge: Biology and the Sexes’ at Barnard College, with Barnard Provost Linda Bell, Assistant Professor of Biology Alison Pischedda, and Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies speaking on ‘the ways biology and culture shape our understanding of sexuality and sexual attraction’

Location: Sulzberger Parlor, West 117th Street and Broadway, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://barnard.edu

Contacts: Josh Statland, Barnard College, jstatlan@barnard.edu

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NEW EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 6:30 PM New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson speakers at L Train town hall

Location: Middle Collegiate Church, 112 2nd Avenue, 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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NEW EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 7:00 PM NYC Comptroller Stringer launches public hearing series on lead contamination - New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer launches a five-borough public hearing series on lead contamination and exposure, beginning with ‘We the People’ public hearing in Harlem

Location: Frederick Samuel Community Center, 669 Lenox Avenue, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://comptroller.nyc.gov/, https://twitter.com/scottmstringer

Contacts: Josiel Estrella, New York City Comptroller press, jestrel@comptroller.nyc.gov, 1 212 669 4177, 1 917 826 0315

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Monday, Sep. 17 7:00 PM Reception benefiting Republican senatorial candidate Chele Farley

Location: New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.chelefarleyforsenate.com, https://twitter.com/CheleFarley

Contacts: Krista Madaio, Farley for Senate, Krista@FarleyforSenate.com , 1 646 505 1010

Address provided on RSVP

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Monday, Sep. 17 - Sunday, Sep. 23 7:30 PM Brooklyn Comedy Festival, 6th annual comedy festival

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Weblinks: https://bkcomedyfestival.com/, https://twitter.com/BrooklynComedy, #BKCF

Contacts: Brooklyn Comedy Festival, info@bkcomedyfestival.com

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Monday, Sep. 17 7:30 PM American Songbook Association Gala - 1st annual American Songbook Association Gala, ‘The Joint Is Jumpin!’, celebrating contributions to the American Songbook by black songwriters and singers. First annual Lifetime Achievement Award presented to singer Marilyn Maye

Location: Signature Theatre Company, 480 West 42nd Street, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://americansongbookassociation.org/

Contacts: American Songbook Association, info@americansongbookassociation.org, 1 347 387 4945

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Monday, Sep. 17 15th anniversary of NYSE Chairman Dick Grasso resigning over pay furor - 15th anniversary of New York Stock Exchange Chairman Dick Grasso resigning, amid a furor over his $139.5 million pay package

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Monday, Sep. 17 - Wednesday, Sep. 19 Global ID Summit

Location: Convene Conference Center, 810 7th Avenue, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.iqpc.com, https://twitter.com/IQPC

Contacts: IQPC North America, info@iqpc.com, 1 646 378 6026

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Monday, Sep. 17 - Friday, Sep. 21 IAASB Meeting - International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board meeting

Location: New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.ifac.org/, https://twitter.com/IFAC_Update

Contacts: IFAC, communications@ifac.org, 1 212 286 9344

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Monday, Sep. 17 - Thursday, Sep. 20 IESBA Meeting - International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants meeting

Location: International Federation of Accountants, 529 5th Avenue, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.ifac.org/, https://twitter.com/IFAC_Update

Contacts: IFAC, communications@ifac.org, 1 212 286 9344

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Monday, Sep. 17 - Friday, Oct. 12 Human Impacts Institute Creative Climate Awards exhibition - Human Impacts Institute annual Creative Climate Awards exhibition, featuring artwork inspired by current climate issues with the goal of getting us all to take action. Opening night reception features artists, diplomats and climate innovators

Location: TECO, 1 E 42nd St, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.humanimpactsinstitute.org

Contacts: Tara DePorte, Human Impacts Institute, tara@humanimpactsinstitute.org, 1 917 727 9761

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Monday, Sep. 17 - Tuesday, Sep. 18 Code Commerce annual event for the retail sector

Location: Industria Superstudio, 775 Washington Street, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://recode.net, https://twitter.com/Recode

Contacts: Laura Scaglione, Vox Media sales, laura.scaglione@voxmedia.com

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Monday, Sep. 17 10:00 AM GOP Rep. Lee Zeldin hosts immigration roundtable with law enforcement - Republican Rep. Lee Zeldin hosts a roundtable discussion on the nation’s immigration system, combating gang violence and MS-13, drug trafficking, human trafficking, the ‘broken’ visa system, and efforts being undertaken to address all of these issues. Participants include Suffolk County, NY, Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart, Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy Sini, Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon, victims’ families, and representatives from the FBI and Long Island Farm Bureau

Location: Suffolk County Community College - Eastern Campus, 121 Speonk Riverhead Road, Riverhead, NY

Weblinks: https://zeldin.house.gov/, https://twitter.com/RepLeeZeldin

Contacts: Katie Vincentz, Rep. Lee Zeldin, katie.vincentz@mail.house.gov, 1 202 431 9210

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NEW EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 11:00 AM Hempstead Town Supervisor Gillen proposes ethics reforms - Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen proposes a package of ethics reforms to ‘end nepotism on the public payroll’, improve transparency in govt operations, and prohibit officials from engaging in political solicitations on public premises

Location: Town Hall, 1 Washington Street, Hempstead, NY

Weblinks: http://toh.li/, https://twitter.com/hempsteadtown

Contacts: Mike Fricchione, Town of Hempstead, 1 516 874 8545, 1 646 734 3458

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NEW EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 11:00 AM NYS Senate Majority members speak out against LIRR fare increase - New York State Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan joins the Senate Majority’s Long Island Delegation to call for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to put any proposed 2019 fare hike on hold ‘until it makes measurable improvements in service, equipment failures and delays’, via press conference

Location: Bethpage Train Station, Stewart Avenue, Bethpage, NY

Weblinks: http://www.nysenate.gov/, https://twitter.com/nysenate

Contacts: Christine Geed, New York State Senate, geed@nysenate.gov, 1 631 398 8044; Robert Caroppoli, Office of State Sen. John Flanagan, rcaroppo@nysenate.gov, 1 631 361 2154;

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NEW EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 12:30 PM GOP New York gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro media appearances - Republican New York gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro appears as guest on Long Island News 12 with Stone Grissom, 1 Media Crossways, Woodbury (12:30 PM EDT), and on 970 AM The Answer Kevin McCullough (5:00 PM EDT)

Weblinks: http://molinaroforny.com, https://twitter.com/marcmolinaro

Contacts: Katherine Delgado, Marc Molinaro for New York, Press@MolinaroForNY.com, 1 914 960 6050

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NEW EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 3:45 PM New York state Sen. John Brooks holds rally to demand more support for Long Island public education and students

Location: Merrick Avenue Middle School sidewalk, 1870 Merrick Ave, North Merrick, NY

Weblinks: http://www.nysenate.gov/, https://twitter.com/nysenate

Contacts: Alec Lewis, Office of NY state Sen. John Brooks, alecdlewis@gmail.com, 1 516 308 2665

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NEW EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 5:00 PM BOEM public meeting on New York Bight Offshore Wind - Bureau of Ocean Energy Management public meeting to receive feedback received from a recently published Call for Information and Nominations for potential offshore wind energy leasing and development in the New York Bight

Location: Shade Tree Community Center, 60 Shade Tree Lane, Aquebogue, NY

Weblinks: http://www.boem.gov/, https://twitter.com/BOEM_DOI

Contacts: BOEM public affairs, BOEMPublicAffairs@boem.gov, 1 202 208 6474

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Monday, Sep. 17 - Tuesday, Sep. 18 Annual Dockside Family Festival - Annual Dockside Family Festival begins, featuring live music, food vendors, and events for children including pirate shows, crab races, and boat rides. The event is sponsored by the National Heritage Trust and the Long Island State Park Region

Location: Captree State Park, 3500 Ocean Parkway, Bay Shore, NY

Weblinks: http://nysparks.com/, https://twitter.com/NYstateparks

Contacts: George Gorman , New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, george.gorman@parks.ny.gov , 1 631 321 3403

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NEW EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 2:00 PM New York Lt. Gov. Hochul presents NYS Police Office of the Year awards to Yonkers police officers - New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul recognizes six officers from the Yonkers Police Department with the New York State Police Officer of the Year Award, which is presented annually to an individual officer or team of officers for an ‘exceptional act of valor’

Location: Yonkers City Hall, 40 South Broadway, Yonkers, NY

Weblinks: http://www.criminaljustice.ny.gov/, https://twitter.com/NYSPublicSafety

Contacts: State of New York press, press.office@exec.ny.gov, 1 518 474 8418; Janine Kava, New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, Janine.Kava@dcjs.ny.gov, 1 518 275 5508;

Members of the media planning to attend are asked to RSVP to janine.kava@dcjs.ny.gov or (518) 275-5508

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Monday, Sep. 17 Jacob Burns Film Center Annual Gala - ‘Building Imagination’, Jacob Burns Film Center Annual Gala honoring producer and director Dori Berinstein with the Vision Award and JBFC Board Member Robert Goldberg who receives the first ever David Swope Leadership Award

Location: Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd, Pleasantville, NY

Weblinks: http://www.burnsfilmcenter.org, https://twitter.com/jbfc_ny

Contacts: Josh Knoller, Nicholas & Lence Communications, Josh@nicholaslence.com, 1 212 938 0836; Abbey Ogden, Nicholas & Lence Communications, Abbey@nicholaslence.com, 1 212 205 6633, 1 973 557 5396;

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Tuesday, Sep. 18 8:30 AM ABNY breakfast with NYC Schools Chancellor Carranza - Association for a Better New York host Power Breakfast: Midterm Election Forecast with NBC News and MSNBC National Political Correspondent Steve Kornacki, who discusses the midterm elections. Event also features panel discussion with Democratic Reps. Hakeem Jeffries, Carolyn Maloney, and Grace Meng

Location: The Roosevelt Hotel, 45 East 45th Street, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.abny.org, https://twitter.com/ABetterNY

Contacts: Ryan Carbain, Rubenstein, RCarbain@Rubenstein.com, 1 212 843 8492

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NEW EVENT: Tuesday, Sep. 18 9:00 AM NYCEDC meetings - Meetings of the New York City Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors (NCIDA) and Build NYC Resource Corporation Board of Directors

Location: NYCEDC Office, 110 William Street, New York, NY

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

Contacts: NYCEDC Press Office , publicaffairs@edc.nyc, 1 212 312 3523

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UPDATED EVENT: Tuesday, Sep. 18 10:00 AM U.N. Security Council meeting on Syria - United Nations Security Council meeting on South Sudan and the political and humanitarian situation in Syria amid ongoing concern about civilians trapped in Idlib province - home to the country’s last major rebel bastion (asterisk) The U.N. estimates that over 400,000 people have been killed in Syria since the start of the 2011 uprising against al-Assad, who is now said to control virtually all of the major population centers

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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Tuesday, Sep. 18 - Sunday, Jan. 06 10:00 AM Exhibition exploring art and conspiracy opens at the Met Breuer - ‘Everything Is Connected: Art and Conspiracy’ exhibition opens, covering the period from 1969 to 2016 and featuring 70 works by 30 artists working in a range of media, including painting, sculpture, photography, video, and installation art. The exhibition presents an alternate history of postwar and contemporary art

Location: The Met Breuer, 945 Madison Avenue, New York, NY

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

Contacts: The Metropolitan Museum of Art Press, communications@metmuseum.org, 1 212 570 3951

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UPDATED EVENT: Tuesday, Sep. 18 10:00 AM What Goes Around Comes Around 25th anniversary auction - Christie’s celebrates the 25th anniversary of luxury vintage retailer What Goes Around Comes Around with an auction of rare collectible items. Highlights include a Hermes Yannick Manier 90s bag; a customized Tommy Hilfiger Rolling Stones leather jacket, hand-painted by Charlotte Watts; and a limited edition Chanel surfboard

Location: Christie’s New York, 20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.christies.com, https://twitter.com/ChristiesInc

Contacts: Katelyn Kraunelis, Christie’s Press, KKraunelis@christies.com, 1 212 636 2680; Vincent Nuzzolese, Christie’s, vnuzzolese@christies.com;

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Tuesday, Sep. 18 11:00 AM WHO’s Global Tuberculosis Report 2018 launched - World Health Organization releases its Global Tuberculosis Report 2018, featuring the latest WHO estimates on the size of the global TB epidemic and addressing the state of the response to multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB). The study also highlights progress and challenges in the TB/HIV response, TB prevention, research, financing, and universal health coverage, and results from a new multisectoral monitoring framework that identifies linkages with infection rates across seven Sustainable Development Goals

Location: United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.who.int, https://twitter.com/who

Contacts: Hannah Monica Dias, WHO Global TB Programme communications, diash@who.int, +41 (0) 794 770 435

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NEW EVENT: Tuesday, Sep. 18 4:00 PM New York City School Support Services Board public meeting

Location: 52 Chambers St, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://schools.nyc.gov, https://twitter.com/NYCSchools

Contacts: NYC Education Chancellor’s Press Office , 1 212 374 5141

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Tuesday, Sep. 18 7:00 PM Sally Field discusses new book at Barnes & Noble - Barnes & Noble hosts Sally Field in discussion about her new book, ‘In Pieces’, released today

Location: Barnes & Noble, 33 East 17th Street, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/, https://twitter.com/bnbuzz

Contacts: Mary Ellen Keating, Barnes & Noble Corporate Communications, mkeating@bn.com, 1 212 633 3323

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Tuesday, Sep. 18 - Saturday, Oct. 13 Crossing the Line Festival 2018 - Crossing the Line Festival 2018, multi-venue event presented by French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), showcasing interdisciplinary works and performances from artists of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and practices

Location: New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.fiaf.org/, https://twitter.com/FIAFNY

Contacts: Blake Zidell, Blake Zidell & Associates, blake@blakezidell.com, 1 718 643 9052 ; Amanda Angel, FIAF PR, aangel@fiaf.org;

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Tuesday, Sep. 18 - Monday, Sep. 24 U.N. General Assembly 73rd Session opens - United Nations General Assembly 73rd Regular Session opens, for the main deliberative, policymaking, and representative organ of the U.N. (asterisk) High-level General Debate begins next Tuesday

Location: United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.un.org/ga, https://twitter.com/UN

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

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NEW EVENT: Wednesday, Sep. 19 6:45 PM Broadway lights dimmed in memory of Marin Mazzi - Broadway lights dimmed for one minute in memory of stage actress Marin Mazzie, who passed away September 13 age 57. Notable credits include ‘The King and I’, ‘Kiss Me Kate’, ‘Into the Woods’ and ‘Spamalot’

Location: Broadway, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.BroadwayLeague.com, https://twitter.com/TheBwayLeague

Contacts: Madison Summers, The Broadway League, msummers@broadway.org, 1 212 703 0225 , 1 717 318 9460

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Wednesday, Sep. 19 - Sunday, Sep. 23 Urbanworld Film Festival - 22nd annual Urbanworld Film Festival, presented by BET Networks, dedicated to redefining and expanding multicultural representation in cinema and cross-platform media

Location: New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.urbanworld.org/, https://twitter.com/UWFilmFest, #UW22

Contacts: Urbanworld Film Festival, info@urbanworld.org or

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Wednesday, Sep. 19 - Monday, Sep. 24 U.N. General Assembly 73rd Session continues - United Nations General Assembly 73rd Regular Session continues for the main deliberative, policymaking, and representative organ of the U.N. (asterisk) High-level General Debate begins Tuesday

Location: United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.un.org/ga, https://twitter.com/UN

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

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Wednesday, Sep. 19 Opening night for play about teenager searching for her foster brother - ‘The Revolving Cycles Truly and Steadily Roll’d’, opening night for world premiere of a play directed by Awoye Timpo and written by Jonathan Payne. The story follows Karma, a young black teenager in the foster system searching for her brother Terrell. Stars Kara Young as Karma, alongside Lynda Gravatt, Kenneth Tigar, Deonna Bouye, Toni Ann Denoble, Donnell E Smith, Keith Randolph Smith, and James Udom

Location: The Duke On 42nd Street, 229 West 42nd Street, New York, NY

Weblinks: http://www.PlaywrightsRealm.org, https://twitter.com/RealmTheatre

Contacts: Rachael Shearer, Blake Zidell & Associates, rachael@blakezidell.com, 1 718 643 9052

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