Based out of the East Village for over a decade, VPT combines music, improv and storytelling in new and dynamic ways to transform audience members' stories into an exciting theater experience. Theatergoers enjoy both the thrill of live improv and the powerful experience of seeing a moment in their lives onstage.
VPT offers public performances for New Yorkers as well as private shows for under served populations, and they partner with a broad range of local, national and international organizations. Previous clients include New York University, The New School, Mt. Sinai Hospital, and Sing Sing Correctional Facility. Past seasons have included performances for New Yorkers affected by Hurricane Sandy and 9/11, members of the Afghanistan Human Rights and Democracy Organization, and … [Continue reading...]
Memorial Day Special The USO Show Troupe shares their wonderful talents with the US Troops at the Hard Rock, in New York City, Times Square. Our Good News Memorial wish: That war will be no more.
The USO Show Troupe www.usonyc.org
Since 1941, the USO has been entertaining our military across the country and around the globe. We are proud to continue that 66 year tradition today!
Since its inception, the USO has remained steadfast in its mission of providing morale and welfare services to the men and women of the U.S. armed forces.
The USO was founded in Times Square on February 4th, 1941 in response to a request from President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Our Programs and Services
The USO provides a host of programs and services that promote the … [Continue reading...]
The New York Women’s Foundation®
cordially invites you to the 26th Annual
Celebrating Women® Breakfast
Rachel Lloyd ● Founder & CEO, Girls Educational & Mentoring Services
Celebrating Women® Award
Tina Brown ● Founder & Editor In Chief, The Newsweek Daily Beast
Leymah Gbowee ● Nobel Peace Laureate & Liberian Peace Activist
The New York Women’s Foundation® (NYWF) will hold its 26th annual Celebrating Women® Breakfast, honoring Rachel Lloyd, Founder and CEO of Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS), Tina Brown, Founder and Editor in Chief of The Newsweek Daily Beast Company, and Nobel Peace Laureate and Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee, whose groundbreaking efforts to end the … [Continue reading...]
Genesee Valley Center Honors Exceptional Alumni at Annual Community Event
(ROCHESTER, N.Y. – May 16, 2013) Jasmine Tang ‘96, a member of the Monroe Community College and State University of New York College at Geneseo faculty, has received special recognition as an alumna of SUNY Empire State College’s School for Graduate Studies for her contributions to the field of world languages and culture.
“I am so thrilled by this honor,” said Tang. “I am very pleased that I can pass on to my students and the community the traditional and practical education provide to me by my parents, Dr. and Mrs. George Tien Fu Li and from the teachers and professors at my schools in Taiwan, England, North Africa, the University of New Mexico, Geneseo and Empire State College.”
Tang was … [Continue reading...]
GENESEO, N.Y. -- Jasmine Tang, a member of SUNY Geneseo's Department of Languages and Literatures for more than 22 years and a 1987 Geneseo alumna, has received the Award for Outstanding Academic Contributions to the Field of World Languages and Culture from her graduate school, SUNY Empire State College.
"Jasmine Tang has dedicated her entire professional life to education as a teacher, scholar and author on the subjects of languages and cultures," said Jonathan Franz, dean of Empire State College's School for Graduate Studies. "A nationally recognized and award-winning educator, she is among our most accomplished alumni and distinguished colleagues."
Tang was honored at the college's annual community celebration event by Dean Franz as well as students, fellow college alumni, … [Continue reading...]
Hi, I hope that all is well. I thought that this event might interest you. An excellent way to catch up on NY Travel trends, learn about ILNY's new Path Through History, connect with Canal New York, & 30+ other Exhibitors, gather some interesting travel stories and contacts. We can comp your travel to and from the Show on Amtrak and provide a nice lunch. (We will also be offering a FAM Tour to several of the Path Through History sites at your leisure tbd) Pls ck out below & let us know if you can and would like to attend. Best, DLA
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WHAT- THE 8th ANNUAL NEW YORK BY RAIL DAY (NYBRD)
WHEN- THIS THURSDAY, MAY 16th-7:30am-4:00pm- (Best Press oppty- 11am-1pm)
WHERE- IN THE … [Continue reading...]
A Different Approach
Not a problem!!
I retired from the New York State Dept of Education in 2010 where I was a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for 29.5 years. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor.
I am a Certified United States Bowling Congress Olympic Bowling Coach Bronze Level. I spearheaded the A Different Approach Inter-Generational (participants range in age from 4 yrs to 81 yrs old) Education Facilitation and Bowling Program in 1991. The Program has the largest number of Certified Olympic Bowling Coaches in one Program in the World. We are dedicated to Instilling in our young people respect and understanding of our Senior Citizens while allowing our Seniors to impart their wisdom to the next generation. Promoting fitness, camaraderie, respect and lasting … [Continue reading...]
Agriculture pioneer, autism activist Temple Grandin receives 4-H Distinguished Alumni Medallion
This evening, National 4-H Council will hold its annual 4-H Legacy Awards Gala at the Hilton New York in New York City. Now in its fourth year, this special evening of celebration honors the remarkable achievements of individuals and corporations that have made lasting contributions in support of the 7 million 4-H young people around the world. Since its inception, the 4-H Legacy Awards have raised more than $2 million for 4-H programs.
This year, the 4-H Legacy Awards will honor Tractor Supply Company (TSC) with the 4-H Corporate Leadership Award; Temple Grandin, Ph.D. with the 4-H Distinguished Alumni Medallion; and Oklahoma 4-H’er Elisabeth Willis with the 4-H Youth in Action … [Continue reading...]
We would like to announce that World Trade Fair event to be held on April 28th Sunday 2013 at 75th Street between 37th Avenue and 37 Road Jackson Heights, NY 11372 from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm.
We have a threefold mission: To facilitate the integration of Bangladeshis living in North America into the mainstream while at the same time maintaining our cultural and ethnic identity; to develop networks within the Bangladeshi community to share the experiences and common challenges of living in North America; and to promote the friendship between the United States and Bangladesh.
One of our main undertakings is to hold a business relation street trade fair featuring cultural programs staged by participants from different states and by well-known artists invited from Bangladesh. Also, native … [Continue reading...]