Alessandra Benedicty's Events (6)

September 26, 2011
  • Lecture on Haiti Dance -- Monday, Sept 26th

  • Sep 26, 2011 from 3:00pm to 4:15pm
  • Location: Division of Interdisciplinary Studies (CCNY downtown campus)
  • Description: Yvonne Daniel, Professor Emerita of Dance and Afro-American Studies at Smith College, and author of Dancing Wisdom: Embodied Knowledge in Haitian Vodou, Cuban Yoruba, and Bahian Candomblé (2005), will present a lecture titled, “Corporeal Consequences of Dancing Divinity”.
    DATE: Monday, September 26th, 2011
    TIME: 7 pm
    PLACE: New York
  • Created by: Alessandra Benedicty
February 5, 2010
  • MENTAL NOTES AT BLUE NOTE - All proceeds to Haiti.

  • Feb 5, 2010 from 6:45pm to 9:00pm
  • Location: Blue Note
  • Description: PLEASE CONFIRM EVENT DETAILS ON WEBSITE OR PHONE.Hip-hop ensemble Mental Notes has been attracting diverse audiences for almost a decade. Their eclectic fusion of old school hip-hop, funk, electronica, jazz and acid rock continues to break the boundaries of the New York live music scene.Mental Notes has consistently added to the pulse of New York's musical and social heartbeat. They have been a previous guest on Air America Radio, appearing on Chuck D's highly praised live talk show. Most recently, Mental Notes bassist and songwriter David Dovo composed the original film score for Jerusalem in Exile (part of the "Art and Apathy" film documentary project of Eyes Infinite Films), an official selection and winner of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival and Tribeca Film Festival. The lead vocalist/emcee Spiritchild has produced several film scores, spoken word albums for Nuyorican Slam Champion Ainsley Burrows and SmokiFantastic, as well as releasing several solo albums projects with inclu
  • Created by: Alessandra Benedicty
January 24, 2010
January 15, 2010
  • Haiti Fundraiser -- Money to US fund for UNICEF

  • Jan 15, 2010 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Location: Talay Restaurant 701 West 135th Street at 12th Ave
  • Description: The devastating images from Haiti’s capital have been a call to action for many New Yorkers who want to lend their help and assistance. My thoughts and prayers go out to the people of Haiti and to the Haitian community here in New York City, many of whom are now seeking information about their loved ones.Relief efforts are already underway by the United Nations and hundreds of countries. However, as details of what exactly is needed in Haiti are yet to be unveiled, New Yorkers have an opportunity to leave a lasting, concrete contribution to the embattled nation in this time of tragedy. My office, spearheaded by Deputy Borough President Rosemonde Pierre-Louis, a Haitian American, have quickly organized together with The Haitian Roundtable a major fundraising event to provide the US fund for UNICEF, one of the organizations leading the relief efforts on the scene, with much needed funding for the purchase of supplies and equipment that address Haiti’s most urgent needs.New Yorkers for Ha
  • Created by: Alessandra Benedicty
October 15, 2009
  • Feminism/s Without Borders: Perspectives from France and the United States l Maison Française

  • Oct 15, 2009 at 3:00pm to Oct 16, 2009 at 5:00pm
  • Location: Maison Francaise
  • Description: Feminism/s Without Borders:Perspectives from France and the United States l Maison FrançaiseOctober 15-16- October 15 @7 p.m.: The Metamorphoses of the Main EnemyChristine Delphy & Nacira Guénif-Souilamas- October 16 @ 10:30 : Institutional Legacies of Second-Wave FeminismLaure Bereni (IFS, NYU); Rana Jaleel & Discussant Victoria HesfordOctober 16 @2:00p.m.: Feminism and Religion: Current Controversies, Nacira Guénif-Souilamas; James McBride & Discussant: Ann Pellegrini- October 16 @4p.m.:The Future of Intersectionality, Elsa Dorlin & Robert Reid-Pharr- October 16 @6 p.m.: Keynote Lecture, Feminism’s Difference Problem, Joan W. Scott. website
  • Created by: Audrey Cruz-Mermy
October 13, 2009