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  • Press Release: The Science Behin the Scenes

    A series of programs at the CUNY Graduate Center will explore the real-life scientific drama behind the Metropolitan Opera’s new production of Doctor Atomic, an opera by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Adams about the making of the atomic bomb. Historians, philosophers, authors, artists, and scientists -- including 10 veterans of the original bomb project as well as creators of the opera -- will participate in five separate seminar sessions to be held at the Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, on October 11, 14, and 17, followed by a series of readings on October 20, 21, and November 10.

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  • Press Release: People “Weekly” Opens in James Gallery

    People "Weekly" the inaugural exhibition of the Amie and Tony James Gallery at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, opens Thursday, October 2 and runs through Saturday, February 28.   The exhibition comprises seven installations, each with its own schedule, that respond to the Graduate Center as site and context.

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  • Press Release: October Public Programs

    The City University of New York Graduate Center announces the following public programs to be held during the month of October at the Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street.

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  • Press Release: Civil Rights in the 60s: Basketball and Race Relations

    Forty-five years after Dr. Martin Luther King’s famous speech, a panel of legendary NBA players will discuss race relations and the impact of the Civil Rights Movement on their sport and vice versa. The players will address both their college and pro experiences, and there will be ample opportunity for questions from the audience.

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  • Press Release: Great Issues Forum First Year Focus on Power

    A series of high-profile public Conversations on the theme of Power will launch the Great Issues Forum this fall. An ambitious new initiative of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, the Great Issues Forum brings together prominent statesmen, policy makers, public intellectuals, entrepreneurs, journalists, and scholars to explore the critical questions of our time, focusing on a separate theme each year.

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  • Press Release: Eroica Trio Opens Music in Midtown Fall Season

    Music in Midtown -- the popular free lunchtime chamber concert series at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York -- opens its Fall 2008 season on Thursday, September 18, with the Eroica Trio playing works by George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, and contemporary composer Mark O’Connor.

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  • Press Release: Centenaries of Composers Elliott Carter & Olivier Messiaen Celebrated in Graduate Center Faculty-Guest Concert

    A chamber music centenary celebration of American composer Elliott Carter (b. 1908) and French composer Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) will be presented Wednesday, September 10, at 7:30 p.m. by CUNY Graduate Center faculty members, students, and guest artists. The concert will be held in the Graduate Center’s Baisley Elebash Recital Hall, located at 365 Fifth Avenue (at 34th Street).  Admission is free and open to the public.

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  • Press Release: September Public Programs

    The City University of New York Graduate Center announces the following public programs to be held during the month of September at the Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street.

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  • Press Release: Not Just Window Dressing: New Director Brings New Directions to James Gallery

    The Amie and Tony James Gallery at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York is getting a decidedly modern facelift under the direction of its recently appointed curator, Linda Norden.  Accentuating the gallery's prime location on Fifth Avenue between 34th and 35th Streets, on the first floor of the former B. Altman Department Store building, Norden plans to turn the James Gallery into an active art forum and to use its exceptional location to provoke curiosity among pedestrian passersby, as well as art world insiders and the Graduate Center’s students and faculty.

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  • Press Release: 2008 CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies Commencement Journalist John Hockenberry to speak

    Speaker:  John Hockenberry, three-time Peabody Award winner, four-time Emmy award winner and Dateline NBC correspondent; now co-host of an NPR morning news program, “The Takeaway"

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