Parsons Fashion Benefit 2014 Honors Jason Wu and HUGO BOSS

Last night, Parsons The New School for Design honored designer and former Parsons student Jason Wu and global fashion house HUGO BOSS at the annual Parsons Fashion Benefit, held for the first time in The New School’s state-of-the-art University Center, located at the heart of the school’s Greenwich Village campus.

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International Society for Improvised Music

The ISIM will include a June 6 concert with artists from The New School – Mat Maneri & Tanya Kalmanovitch Viola Duo, and the legendary jazz bassist Reggie Workman and his group. A June 7 performance will be an aggregated performance based on daytime Crosscultural Improvisation Workshops directed by komungo virtuoso and composer Jin Hi […]

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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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