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Nov
11
Mon
Perspectives: Gender Gaps and Jazz @ WORK_SPACE
Nov 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Presentation followed by a jazz performance.

 

About this Event

 

FREE TO BE YOU AND ME – a presentation by Kamora Herrington of the Kamora’s Cultural Corner

Herrington, who holds a BS in Human Services from Springfield College has over 20 years of experience in the human services field and has become a vocal advocate for LGBT youth.

Kamora is the Vice Chairperson for the City of Hartford Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues. She is a Cultural Competence trainer for the City of Hartford’s Youth Development Practitioners Academy and Middle Management Institute as well as a consultant for the State of Connecticut’s Safe Harbors Program, which ensures the safety and well-being of LGBT youth in out-of-home care.

 

JAZZ: A GIFT TO THE WORLD – a performance with the Nita Zarif Trio

Nita Zarif, one of Hartford’s best and most loved singers since making her debut in her early 20s at Hartford’s now legendary 880 Club — the South End jazz bastion presided over by Al Casasanta, Hartford’s “Godfather of Jazz” — Zarif has set a high standard for jazz singing while displaying her eminently likeable stage-presence.

 

Suggested donation at the door.
Nov
13
Wed
BNI: RiverEast @ WORK_SPACE
Nov 13 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am

Are you a business owner or professional located in the Manchester/ Glastonbury area looking to expand sales?
Business networking International or BNI is a worldwide networking organization. The objective of BNI it’s for members to help each other to grow sales and productivity through a collaboration efforts. The group only allows one member of each professional classification so as not to have competition within the group. 

If anyone is interested in joining a BNI group, you are invited  sit in on the meeting as a guest. The meeting is free to attend, but seating is limited. Please RSVP with the information provided. Light refreshments available.

Location: WORK_SPACE, Main Gallery
Parking available in back (Orange Lot).

Art & Identity: Lunch and Learn @ WORK_SPACE
Nov 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Art & Identity: Images, Words, and Creative Expression

Lunch is provided with the purchase of a ticket.

Nov
14
Thu
BNI: CT Valley @ WORK_SPACE
Nov 14 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am

Are you a business owner or professional located in the Greater Hartford area looking to expand sales?
Join us for a fun, engaging, money making, educational, meeting. BNI is a strong group of local business owners and professionals that only allows one member per profession. Come check it out and see how they can help you grow by referring quality leads to you.

The meeting is free to attend, but seating is limited. Please RSVP

What is BNI?

BNI is a world-wide organization of business professionals who work together to develop business, improve training of its members and increase sales opportunities of each members sales team.

We have all heard of networking but did you know it is the most powerful and effective method of improving your business?

Location: WORK_SPACE, Seminar Room 2
Parking available in back (Orange Lot).

BNI welcomes guests to attend a meeting for free to see if the group may be a good fit for your business.
Please RSVP. Light refreshments available.

Nov
16
Sat
Perspectives: Music and Dance @ WORK_SPACE
Nov 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Experience two very diverse performances.

Expanding Gender Views and Perspectives

-Experience music and narration by Maxx Gianni as they expand your views on gender identity.

-Then, enjoy another dance performance and narration that highlights the two dance styles – Kizomba and Krump with JuS Move Studios and Trizillion Mixed Arts

Suggested donation at the door.

Nov
20
Wed
BNI: RiverEast @ WORK_SPACE
Nov 20 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am

Are you a business owner or professional located in the Manchester/ Glastonbury area looking to expand sales?
Business networking International or BNI is a worldwide networking organization. The objective of BNI it’s for members to help each other to grow sales and productivity through a collaboration efforts. The group only allows one member of each professional classification so as not to have competition within the group. 

If anyone is interested in joining a BNI group, you are invited  sit in on the meeting as a guest. The meeting is free to attend, but seating is limited. Please RSVP with the information provided. Light refreshments available.

Location: WORK_SPACE, Main Gallery
Parking available in back (Orange Lot).

Art & The Harp: Lunch and Learn @ WORK_SPACE
Nov 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Art &The Harp: Performance and Dialogue with Harpist Debra Venick

Lunch is provided with the purchase of this ticket.

Nov
21
Thu
BNI: CT Valley @ WORK_SPACE
Nov 21 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am

Are you a business owner or professional located in the Greater Hartford area looking to expand sales?
Join us for a fun, engaging, money making, educational, meeting. BNI is a strong group of local business owners and professionals that only allows one member per profession. Come check it out and see how they can help you grow by referring quality leads to you.

The meeting is free to attend, but seating is limited. Please RSVP

What is BNI?

BNI is a world-wide organization of business professionals who work together to develop business, improve training of its members and increase sales opportunities of each members sales team.

We have all heard of networking but did you know it is the most powerful and effective method of improving your business?

Location: WORK_SPACE, Seminar Room 2
Parking available in back (Orange Lot).

BNI welcomes guests to attend a meeting for free to see if the group may be a good fit for your business.
Please RSVP. Light refreshments available.

Nov
22
Fri
Perspectives: The Poets Speak @ WORK_SPACE
Nov 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Poets speak for diversity, equity, and inclusion.

ABOUT THE POETS

Gwendolyn Quezaire-Presutti

Michele Gara

James Black, 3rd Eye Studio

James is the author of Waldo and the Ramblings on Man. This author and poet, is a trained teacher, former talk show host, semi-professional soccer player, avid reader, inspirational speaker, and an amateur guitarist.

Julia Morris Paul

Julia Morris Paul, an elder law attorney in Manchester, was named the town’s first poet laureate in 2014. She is a founding member of the Connecticut Coalition of Poets Laureate and serves on the boards of several poetry organizations. Julia Paul is a poet of fierce compassion and lyric grace

Frederick Douglass Knowles, II

Frederick-Douglass Knowles II is a poet, educator and activist involved in community education. He is the inaugural Poet Laureate for the City of Hartford. His collection of poetry, “BlackRoseCity” was featured at the 2018 Association of Writers & Writing Programs

Ryan Parker

Ryan T. Parker is a Manchester based poet, teacher of the year recipient, and artivist. Influenced by the strength, wisdom and humor of his mom, love for hip hop and people, his practices with tutoring at ECSU, and his personal frustrations with his own educational experiences and education system as a whole (his 10th grade English teacher had a sign in her classroom which read, “Silence is Golden” –Ahhh! Freaky stuff!), Ryan developed a passion for teaching and promised himself he would break that golden silence and bring golden noise into education! In addition to teaching middle school students, Ryan also consults with educators running workshops and professional developments centered on The Open Mic Movement in Education and teaching educators strategies for establishing and maintaining effective classroom environments.

Suggested donation at the door.

Nov
27
Wed
BNI: RiverEast @ WORK_SPACE
Nov 27 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am

Are you a business owner or professional located in the Manchester/ Glastonbury area looking to expand sales?
Business networking International or BNI is a worldwide networking organization. The objective of BNI it’s for members to help each other to grow sales and productivity through a collaboration efforts. The group only allows one member of each professional classification so as not to have competition within the group. 

If anyone is interested in joining a BNI group, you are invited  sit in on the meeting as a guest. The meeting is free to attend, but seating is limited. Please RSVP with the information provided. Light refreshments available.

Location: WORK_SPACE, Main Gallery
Parking available in back (Orange Lot).