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Parsons X Areaware Winners

Parsons The New School for Design and Areaware, the Brooklyn-based producer of everyday objects, announced the winner of their first-ever collaborative design competition today at Wanted Design, the annual design show.

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The Shape of Jazz to Come: Downtown Jazz 1959 and Now

Discussion and performance of Ornette Coleman’s work, Wednesday, May 28th at 6:30 PM

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Statement on University Identity

The claim reported yesterday in the New York Post that the entire university will adopt the name Parsons is inaccurate. That name change is not under consideration.

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Parsons at NYC Design Week 2014

Parsons The New School for Design will be an active presence during the second annual NYCxDESIGN, running from May 9 to 20.

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Beethoven Institute 2014, June 1 to June 7

Mannes College The New School for Music announces the fourteenth annual Mannes Beethoven Institute, which will explore Beethoven’s sonatas and chamber music as well as the solo and chamber works of the American composer Stephen Hartke (b. 1952) in a week of intensive study. The program will run June 1 – June 7, 2014.

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Diane von Furstenberg at Parsons

In 1974, Diane von Furstenberg introduced a modern design classic into the American consciousness: the wrap dress. The garment defined the 1970s, and outfitted a generation of women seeking (and achieving) professional, personal, and sexual independence. 

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Parsons and Parks Celebrate Opening of Highbridge Recreation Center

On Monday, May 5, Parks and Parsons The New School for Design will announce the completion of work on the Highbridge Recreation Center in Washington Heights, Manhattan.

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Revitalize NYC Receives NEA Grant

A collaboration between The New School and No Longer Empty, a NYC based not-for-profit arts organization, has received an NEA grant for their work to foster community collaboration by activating neighborhood sites in New York City.

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Mannes and Parsons Present IL POSTINO

On Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10, Mannes and Parsons will present their first-ever fully staged opera collaboration, the New York City premiere of IL POSTINO.

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Parsons Festival 2014

Parsons The New School for Design presents its fourth annual Parsons Festival, taking place April 25 through May 25, 2014.

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