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Here's our February edition of Inbox Concierge. I hope you enjoy our list of curated events taking place all month long. If you attend any of the events and would like to share your thoughts, please pass them along.  Have a great month and feel free to contact me for help or advice with your real estate needs.

All the best,
Steven Segretta
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Upper East Side

Lunar New Year Festival
Celebrate the Year of the Rat at The Met, which will mark the start of the Lunar Year with performances, art demonstrations, storytelling, and more.
Upper West Side

Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5
Learn about the story behind the history-changing “Symphony No. 5” and then listen to the American Symphony Orchestra’s performance of the work.
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East Harlem

Urban Indian: Native New York Now
 This Museum of the City of New York exhibition examines what it means to be a Native person living in the city today.
Upper East Side

Diane Keaton in Conversation with David Ebershoff
Hear Academy Award-winning actor Diane Keaton discuss her new book, Brother and Sister: A Memoir.
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Upper West Side

How to Motivate Action on Climate Change
An expert on human behaviors and decisions in relation to climate change, Shahzeen Attari will discuss how we can motivate action.
Upper East Side

Wines of France North to South
Sample wines spanning the regions of France, discuss the similarities and differences, and learn how best to pair the wines with cheese and other foods.
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Murray Hill

A Surrealist Soiree
Enjoy a wine and cheese tasting, listen to French-inspired music, and explore the imaginary worlds of Jean-Jacques Lequeu and Alfred Jarry at this surrealist soiree.
Fort Greene

Glass in the City
Learn about the wonders of glass through an afternoon of demonstrations and hands-on activities at the 17,000-square-foot UrbanGlass studios in Fort Greene.
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Riverdale

Concert: Queen Esther
Musician Queen Esther brings her blend of country gospel and roots rock to the Wave Hill stage, where she will perform both originals and covers.
Upper West Side

Sound On: Leading Voices
In this live music series, Philharmonic musicians join vocalists in intimate performances overlooking Central Park.
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Upper East Side

The Mother of Us All
In this gripping opera production performed at The Met, Susan B. Anthony takes the stage to chronicle the women’s suffrage movement.
Hell’s Kitchen

The Winter Family Carnival
City Harvest’s Winter Family Carnival will include delicious bites, live entertainment, crafting activities, a hot chocolate bar, and much more.
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Harlem

Black History Month Celebration
Join the Harlem Chamber Players for its 12th annual Black History Month Celebration, which will feature George Walker and Florence Price’s music as well as Langston Hughes’ poetry.

Riverdale

Valentine’s Day High Tea
Experience a specially curated high tea at Wave Hill’s elegant Mark Twain Room, followed by a tour of the Conservatory and a discussion about the language of flowers.
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Upper West Side

Nightcap: Curated by Tania León
 Enjoy a drink at the Kaplan Penthouse and listen to Latin and jazz-influenced music curated by composer Tania León.

Fort Greene

Irina Kolesnikova: Swan Lake
Prima ballerina Irina Kolesnikova and the St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre make their U.S. debut in this captivating production of “Swan Lake.”

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Midtown West

Sur Moderno: Journeys of Abstraction
This comprehensive collection of paintings, sculptures, and works on paper takes you on a journey through the history of South American abstract and concrete art at mid-century.
Fort Greene

Toni Morrison Birthday Tribute
Honor Toni Morrison’s legacy at this tribute hosted by The Center for Fiction. There will be a screening of Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am, followed by a discussion about the author.

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The Bronx

The Orchid Dinner
At the New York Botanical Garden’s annual Orchid Dinner, the most magnificent floral arrangements serve as a backdrop to an evening of cocktails, dinner, and dancing.
Midtown West

Dorothea Lange: Words & Pictures 
The first major MoMA exhibition of Dorothea Lange’s work in 50 years, this collection examines the ways Lange conveyed the human condition through her photography.
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Upper West Side

Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution
See rock and roll history through the eyes of music promoter Bill Graham, who worked with Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, and Led Zeppelin.
Flushing

Charcuterie Masters 2020
The best charcuterie artisans around will go head-to-head as you sample all of their creations, try an array of cheeses, sip on your drink of choice, and watch exciting demonstrations.
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Riverdale

Winter Soap-Making
Make your own cold-processed soap with ingredients like charcoal and oatmeal, and then take home your bars.
Midtown West

New Yorker for New York Gala
Attend Citizens Committee for New York City’s annual gala to support the work the organization does for New Yorkers in need.
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Upper West Side

Our Cosmic Ballet
Astrophysicist Jackie Faherty will use digital software to teach about the cosmic ballet of stars and galaxies—the ways they pass by, merge, and collide with each other.

Upper West Side

Meet the Presidents
Visit a detailed recreation of the Oval Office as it looked during the Reagan era at the New-York Historical Society, where you can explore the evolution of the presidency.
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Bushwick

Pedal Powered Pasta Making Workshop
Learn how to grind wheat with a stationary blender bike and make two winter sauces to go along with your ricotta cavatelli in this workshop.
Greenwich Village

Beginner’s Ear
This meditation series includes a one-hour lunchtime guided meditation and live music. In this session, classical guitarist Artyom Dervoed will provide the soundtrack.

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Various Locations

New York International Children’s Film Festival
For four weekends in February and March, this film festival presents the best in live action, animated, and documentary film for children of all ages.
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