The Thursday Brief - April 1, 2015

Louis Armstrong House Free Offer

In celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, the Louis Armstrong House Museum invites all CUNY students (plus one guest) to visit for free through the end of April. Be the first to see the museum's new exhibit - Red Beans and Ricely Yours: Louis Armstrong and Food. More »

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Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival

On Sunday, April 5, you'll have the opportunity to admire the array of Easter bonnets as paraders wander along Fifth Avenue.  The annual tradition, which dates from the the mid-1800's, has since evolved into a showcase for millinery artistry. Fifth Ave., from 49th to 57th Streets, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Free.
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Book on James Madison
April 2 | Hunter College

 Historian Michael Signer discusses the early life of James Madison in his new book, "Becoming Madison: The Extraordinary Origins of the Least Likely Founding Father."
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Lewis Mumford Lecture on Urbanism
April 2 | City College of New York

 The Lewis Mumford Lecture on Urbanism welcomes guest speaker Rebecca Solnit, distinguished writer, historian and urban activist.
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Milt Hinton Jazz Series
April 2 | Baruch College

 Milt Hinton Jazz series welcomes Justin Kauflin Quartet. Senior and student discounts available.
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Music in Midtown
April 2 | Graduate Center

 Music in Midtown series with flutist Robert Dick and pianist Norman Carey.

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