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The Auditorium at 66 West 12th Street Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall

66 West 12th Street
New York City , NY 10011 United States

October 2015

October 17, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm

Urban Nature Symposium

The Auditorium at 66 West 12th Street Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th Street
New York City , NY 10011 United States

The symposium will explore themes of urban ecology, energy circulation, urban planning, and art dealing with urban nature. The discussions will analyze the city as a place for encounter of nature and culture, as well as the significance of the local nature in creating an enjoyable environment for urban habitation. The program combines presentations on research, art and design.

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September 2018

$10
September 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

Power to Puerto Rico: Jonathan Marvel

The Auditorium at 66 West 12th Street Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th Street
New York City , NY 10011 United States

Hurricane Maria, which made landfall in Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017, caused devastating damage across the island. At least 1,000 deaths resulted from the storm (a number which almost certainly will rise as more accurate data becomes available). Power failed in a total blackout; it was only fully, and seemingly precariously, restored in mid-August 2018, a full eleven months later. Over the past year Puerto Ricans have dealt with shortages of all kinds, including water, materials—and appropriate levels of…

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