Academy of American Poets

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Committed to the promotion of American poetry, the Academy of American Poets is home to the award-winning website, Poets.org, hosts National Poetry Month, publishes American Poet, awards the Wallace Stevens prize for mastery in poetry as well as prizes to college students and offers other literary events. Literacy and art are like oxygen , we wouldnt be able to live without them.
http://www.nyc-arts.org/organizations/227/academy-of-american-poets

Javice Center – Amazon Web Services User Summit

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Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Summit. These events, held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more successful with AWS.

All AWS Summits feature a keynote address highlighting the latest announcements from AWS and customer testimonials, technical sessions led by AWS engineers, and hands-on technical training. You will learn best practices for deploying applications on AWS, optimizing performance, monitoring cloud resources, managing security, cutting costs, and more. You will also have opportunities to meet AWS staff and partners to get your technical questions answered.

The AWS Summits will give you tools and information to help you successfully navigate the AWS Cloud.

amazon.com/summits/

July 2 at Science, Industry and Business Library

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2 p.m. Critique Your Resume – Are your resumes getting you interviews? Are you submitting the same resume for each job posting? Successful job-seekers customize their resume for each position in order to let hiring managers know immediately that they are a good fit. Learn how to incorporate the language from a job posting into a Keyword-rich Summary. Participants must bring a current resume and 2 job postings. This class is most appropriate for job seekers with at least 5 years of prior w… Pre-Registration Required
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4 Adults, Businesspeople, Job Seekers

JUNE 1, Bryant Park 6:00pm – 8:00pm

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Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park: Opening Night

 

Take a cross-cultural musical journey – from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more – with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and bandoneons.

Rob Curto – Brazilian Bluegrass
Jenny Luna – Balkan + Turkish
Erica Mancini – American Roots + Standards
Seaninho do Acordeon – Brazilian Forró
Uri Sharlin – World
Papa Bavarian – German Oktoberfest
Brooke Watkins – French Musette
Sadys Rodrigo Espitia – Colombian Cumbia + Vallenato
David Hodges – Bandoneon: Argentine Tango
Fabio Turchetti – Italian Folk

Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park takes place every Wednesday in July and August from 6-8pm. The series culminates with the park’s first-ever Accordion Bands Festival on August 28 with six groups from 4:30-10pm. Produced in collaboration with Ariana’s List.