NYC Life:  March & April Fun

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April may bring showers, but it’s also bringing some terrific events you’re going want to add to your calendar, starting with our Tomatoes Got Talent show on April 3.  Here are few events to add to your calendar

 March 30. Bold and Fearless Girls

Join us for an amazing event hosted by our friends at 6-Figures, and co-hosted by the 3Ts as we celebrate Bold and Fearless Girls, and the work of Because I Am A Girl a global program that is creating bold girls by helping them learn, lead, and thrive, and other organizations that are championing women and girls. You’ll also get the behind the scenes story of the “Fearless Girl” statue on Wall Street that’s captured the hearts of so many from the ad agency that created it. The event takes place at the Jolly Roger Hotel, NYC.  Tickets are $40 and which includes a powerful panel discussion on gender equality, plus adult beverages and lite bites. March 30. 6- 9PM.  Get all the details.

 April 1, 2, 9. Soul and Motown at BB King Blues Club

From Smokey Robinson and Stevie Wonder to the Jackson 5 and Sam & Dave, you’ll hear the best tunes from soul’s most popular artists in A Decade of Soul, a high-energy salute performed live on stage in one of the best blues clubs in New York. Vocalists Prentiss McNeil (The Drifters) and Bruce “Big Daddy” Wayne (Wilson Pickett’s Midnight Movers) head up this show featuring the best R&B music of the classic soul era.  Get discount tickets via Goldstar 

April 9. Sign Language Cabaret

This may be a first.  Lisa Dennett returns to Don’t Tell Mama with a new show, Women of Influence, that will also be interpreted in sign language.  The show highlights songs –  pop and musical theater – chosen with women who have influenced her life whether she was just listening to them on the radio or playing their records.  Make reservations.

April 17. Paul and Rochelle at the Movies

Paul Chamlin is a brilliant musical director, and he and his his talented wife Rochelle have a brand-new show, “Paul and Rochelle at the Movies” (directed by the legendary Marilyn Maye) which premieres at The Metropolitan Room. The show features terrific songs from movies both familiar (Meet Me In St. Louis, Royal Wedding) and obscure (A Date With Judy, Agatha). Metropolitan Room, April 17 at 7 PM.  Get your tickets.

April 26.  Voluntourism: Learn All About It.

Our friends at The Transition Network, are inviting tomatoes to a wonderful program next month with a panel of 3 experts who will discuss the wide variety of opportunities to volunteer, travel, and do good too. There are plenty of opportunities in the U.S. and abroad that range from days to weeks, to months. Voluntourism is a one of the hottest trends in travel.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017| 6-8:30 p.m.| Norwegian Seaman’s Church, 317 East 52nd St. (between 2nd and 1st Aves.).   TTN Members: $25|Guests $35. Get the details.



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