Learn about what really goes into creating a ballet, gain a better understanding of how to communicate effectively, or hear Daniel Radcliffe talk about his acting career tonight in New York City. By Carly Petrone.

TV Party: Twin Peaks

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The Bell House
149 7th St.
Brooklyn, NY
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The Bell House has been listening to their TV Party audience requests to bring the hit 90’s show Twin Peaks to Brooklyn. Get ready to relive the days of FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper with your closest TV minded friends. There will be a backwards-talking contest, Miss Twin Peaks pageant, donuts and coffee, fortune telling, and much more. Look out for the themed cocktails at the bar, including The White Lodge/Black Lodge, The Red Room, and The Leland Palmer. Party starts at 8pm and tickets are $5.

The Seven Deadly Sins: Creating a Ballet

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David H. Koch Theater
20 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY
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In preparation for the ballet premiere of The Seven Deadly Sins, choreographer Lynne Taylor-Corbett, legendary singer Patti LuPone, and New York City Ballet principal dancer Wendy Whelan will sit down to discuss this upcoming recreation. The 1933 ballet was composed by Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht and choreographed by George Balanchine. Come hear what these creative minds have to say before the May 11th premiere. Event begins at 6pm and tickets are $15.

Interpersonal Skills: The Keys to Effective Communication and Managing Difficult Conversations

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New York Academy of Sciences
7 World Trade Center
250 Greenwich St., 40th Floor
New York, NY 10007

Do you find it hard to face confrontation or effectively communicate when emotions are running high? Come to a discussion at the New York Academy of Sciences led by Mike Blank, a member of the law faculty at Georgetown University Law Center. He’ll introduce tools for diagnosing where and why communication typically breaks down and techniques for responding productively to those really challenging moments. Human interactions and reactions can definitely be complicated and confusing so come hear what he has to say. Lecture begins at 6pm.

Women’s Voices from the Muslim World

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The Paley Center
25 W. 52nd St.
New York, NY

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The Paley Center, in partnership with Women’s Voices Now and the Rubin Museum, will examine how women in Muslim worlds are using media to illuminate their personal and cultural environments. The panel, made up of Qanta Ahmed, Maha Awad, Danielle Lurie, Negar Mottahedeh, and Catinca Tabacaru will talk about how active women have become in using social media and the Internet in previously closed society. Before the discussion, several films from different genres will be screened to exemplify the diversity of these women’s response and how they use various media outlets to struggle for civil, economic, and political rights. Event begins at 6:30pm and tickets are $15 for members, $20 for general public.

Broadway Talks with Jordan Roth: Daniel Radcliffe

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92nd St. Y
1395 Lexington Ave.
New York, NY

If you’re a Harry Potter or Broadway fan then you must come to the 92nd St. Y tonight to hear Daniel Radcliffe speak about his acting experiences. He’s currently getting rave reviews for playing the lead in J. Pierrepont Finch’s How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying. Next up, he’ll star in the upcoming feature The Woman in Black, a horror thriller for Hammer Films. Feel free to submit your own questions for him on Facebook. If your question gets chosen you can win free tickets to the event.

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