The Monday Brief - August 30, 2015

Walk for Sickle Cell

The Queens Sickle Cell Advocacy Network is sponsoring their annual walk on Sunday, Sept. 6, to help raise funds and awareness of the disease. Participants and volunteers are welcome to join in. 207-08 Hollis Avenue, Queens Village. More »

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Free Met Opera

The Metropolitan Opera’s annual Summer HD Festival continues all week with their free outdoor screenings of operas on Lincoln Center Plaza featuring leading artists in a varied selection of classic operas. Runs on consecutive nights, concluding with Verdi's "Aida," on Monday, Sept. 7. More »

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West Indian American Day Parade

This annual Labor Day celebration of Caribbean culture, music and food, featuring steel-pan and calypso bands in elaborate costumes. Eastern Parkway, from Schenectady to Flatbush Avenues, Crown Heights, Brooklyn. More »

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Sportswire — Soccer Kicks Off

CUNY AC's men's and women's soccer kicks off this week, along with women's volleyball. See the upcoming lineup and get the preseason results. More »

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Public Health Lecture
Aug. 31 | Graduate Center

CUNY School of Public Health monthly lecture series welcomes Lyndon Haviland, chair of the CUNY SPH Dean's Advisory Council, to speak as part of the Public Health Grand Rounds. More »

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Brazilian Musical Performance
Sep. 2 | Graduate Center

Celebrate Brazilian independence by joining Rogerio Souza and the "Choro Band" for a musical performance.  Event is free and open to the public but reservations are required. More »

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Evening of Dance
Sep. 3 | Hunter College

"The View From Nowhere," is an evening of dance and conversation on space flight, objectivity, and human nature. Sponsored by the Arts Across the Curriculum Initiative at Hunter College. More »

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New Challenges in Mexico
Sep. 3 | Graduate Center

"Mexico, Crime, and Security: A Global Past and Present," is a panel discussion on the new challenges facing Mexico today, moderated by Araceli Tinajero, professor of Spanish at the Graduate Center and City College.

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Screening: Two Women vs. Big Coal
Sep. 3 | CUNY School of Journalism

The CUNY School of Journalism presents, "Overburden, Two Women and the Mountain Between Them," about two women who take on the most dangerous coal company in the United States. Free with reserved seating.

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