The Thursday Brief - December 21, 2014

CUNY — A Place to Grow as an Artist

Texas native and playwright Amy Gijsbers van Wijk is committed to giving voice to her creative imagination and credits CUNY for giving her the chance to grow as an artist.

http://www1.cuny.edu/sites/6/about/resources/cuny-value/

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CUNY Lecture Series — Kofi Annan’s Way to Peace

In his keynote address at the event, “New World Disorder: Challenges for the UN in the 21st Century” at Baruch College, Kofi Annan reminded the audience that the way to build peace between countries was through respect for others.

http://www1.cuny.edu/mu/podcasts/2014/12/04/kofi-annan-condemns-identities-of-exclusion/

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Winter Flea and Holiday Market

Find the perfect gift at this Brooklyn Flea indoor market with more than 100 vendors selling handmade items and vintage clothing. Plus food and entertainment on weekends.

http://brooklynflea.com/markets/winter-flea-holiday-market/

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Sportswire — CC Basketball Scores

Coming off a victory against No. 3 rated team, Sullivan Generals, LaGuardia CC Red Hawks head into the weekend with games against Region XV rivals Nassau CC on Thursday and Suffolk CC, Saturday, Dec. 20.

http://cuny.edu/about/sportswire.html

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‘Nativity: Birth of a King’ Dance Drama
Dec. 20 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

The Gerald W. Lynch Theater and Dance Ministry Institute present "Nativity: Birth of a King," a dance drama based on the birth of Jesus Christ, featuring soloists and a Gospel choir.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=58219

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Feed the Needy
Dec. 20 | Medgar Evers College

The annual Feed the Needy event and Kwanzaa celebration, sponsored by the People of the Sun Middle Passage Collective, the MEC Student Government Association, and the Crown Heights Youth Collective.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=58249

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Student Dance Recital
Dec. 20 | Baruch College

The Vanderbilt YMCA is hosting their first Winter Recital, with a variety of performances by the students in the Youth Dance Program.

http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/calendar/EventList.aspx?eventidn=16798&view=EventDetails&information_id=135545

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