Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

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The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater family returns to New York City. Performances will take place at The Joan Weill Center, located at 405 West 55th Street (9th Avenue). December 4 – January 5. Tickets start at $25.

The American Dance Theater grew from a now-fabled performance in March 1958 at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Led by Alvin Ailey and a group of young African-American modern dancers, that performance changed forever the perception of American dance.

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Fourth Annual Run the River 5K at Randall’s Island

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Register now for the fourth-annual Run the River 5K, returning to Randall’s Island on Saturday, October 26. Hosted by the Randall’s Island Park Alliance, Run the River has become one of New York’s most popular races. The certified course begins and ends in Icahn Stadium; it takes runners along Randall’s Island’s scenic waterfront pathways and offers views of the New York City skyline and East River.

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Free Yoga at the VW Dome at MoMA PS1

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MoMA PS1, Flavorpill and EmblemHealth are collaborating to offer a free yoga class on Saturday, September 28, 11am – 1pm. The class will be held at the VW Dome at MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Avenue (Long Island City). The class is being conducted by the inspiring Rima Rabbath and will be followed by a tai chi class led by the Thomas Droge. Beginners and pros alike are welcome. Complementary Vita Coco, Balance Water, and KIND bars. Free yoga mat for the first 250 guests.

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Fitness: Summer on the Hudson Yoga (Free)

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Summer on the Hudson offers free yoga classes at the 66th Street Plaza (Riverside Park South). Classes will take place on Wednesday evenings for the remainder of September. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your own mat. Catch today’s class, 6:30pm – 7:30pm.

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