AD SALES COURSE, Come for a crash course in the field of ad sales and learn how the success of TV shows, print media and websites depends on advertising revenue. Wed., March 22 from 6:30 to 8pm. NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, Tisch Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 200, 40 W. 4th St. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212-686-5005. Free.
ARTIST TALK, Matt Mullican will talk about the work of Hanne Darboven as part of Dias Artists on Artists lectures. Mon., March 13 at 6:30 pm. DIA ART FOUNDATION, 548 W. 22nd St., bet. 10th and 11th Aves. 212-989-5566. $6, $3 for members, students and seniors.
Basic boating course, A good beginning course for anyone interested in pleasure boating, either sail or power, and a good refresher course for those with experience. Offered by North River Sail and Power Squadron, a nonprofit boating organization. The eight week course begins March 28. Classes are Tuesdays from 6:30 - 8:30pm. Murry Bergtraum High School, 411 Pearl St. Register on the first or second night of classes. www.NorthRiverSquadron.org. 212-217-2900.
Downtown Annual Purim Carnival, Hosted by the Jewish Community Project of Lower Manhattan, Tribeca Hebrew, the Synagogue for the Arts and the Battery Park Synagogue to celebrate the Jewish festival of Purim. The carnival offers masquerade, a family brunch, arts and crafts projects for all ages, carnival games, giveaways, a concert by the Z Brothers, a Purim skit and a childrens costume parade. March 12 from 10:30am -1:30pm. PS 234, 292 Greenwich St., at the corner of Chambers St. Costumes encouraged. For reservations, contact email@example.com or 212-334-3522. $36 per family, $15 per person.
event Planning Lecture, From premieres to fundraisers and festivals, special events are bigger than ever. Hear party-planners inside tips on how they pull it all together. Mon., March 27 from 6:30 to 8pm. THE NEW SCHOOL, Lang Student Center, Arnhold Hall, 2nd Fl., 55 W. 13th St. Free. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212-686-5005.
Jazzercise at Lunch, When you love your workout, results come easy. Jazzercise combines elements of jazz dance, resistance training, Pilates, yoga, kickboxing and more to create truly effective dance-fitness programs for people of every age and fitness level. Tues. & Thurs. at Noon starting classes will also be held Mon. & Wed. at 1:10pm. Knitting Factory, 74 Leonard St, bet Church and Broadway.212-374-1175. www.jazznewyork.net. $45 monthly. Ongoing.
New Architecture in Spain, The King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center at New York University will host an interdisciplinary colloquium held in conjunction with the MoMA exhibition of the same title (on display thru May 1.) Thurs., March 9 at 6:30pm. 53 Washington Square South. Free, but reservations required. 212-998-3650
open call, Applications are being accepted for the Lower East Side Rotating and Long-term Studio Programs which are funded through generous grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and the Greenwall Foundation. The program offers two free six-month residency sessions to 8 visual artists a year. Session 1 is June 4 Nov. 30. Session 2 is Dec. 4, 2006 - May 31, 2007. Each artist will be offered a stipend. Contact the Artists Alliance Inc., 107 Suffolk St. #411. 212-420-9202.
outside/Input, A new interdisciplinary series for artists from a wide variety of disciplines who have previously created interdisciplinary or challenging works and wish to explore new forms in the performing arts. Selected participants will engage in a creative exchange, resulting in live collaborative performance. March 4: Works in Progress - The Bride, Kevin Augustines Lone Wolf Tribe Dysphoria, Alec Duffy & Company. All events begin at 10pm in the Parish Hall, ST. MARKS CHURCH, 131 E. 10th St. $5.
spring bling, A performance spectacular with all the excess and twice the greed that you've come to expect from the Billionaires for Bush. Saturdays at 7:30pm. Each night has its own theme. "The Wearing of The Green" on March 18 is a chance for Billionaires to wear their cash on their sleeves; March 25 is "Scandals Night," "Billionaire War Bacchanal" on April 8 and "The Big Tax Day Blowout" on April 15th. Ace of Clubs, inside Acme, 9 Great Jones St. 212-352-3101. $12.
Summer Intensive Fun Ballet Camp, Offered by New American Youth Ballet. Students enjoy ballet, crafts, music, cooking, dance, museum visits and other activities. Children learn in a creative, professional environment that nurtures natural talent. Camp runs July 5 - Aug. 3. Session A: ages 4-6, 9am-2pm. Session B: ages 7-10, 10am-3:30pm. Register for all 5 weeks or per week. 98 Battery Place. 212-945-2926. Ballet4u@worldnet.att.net. www.newamericanyouthballet.org.
Summer dance classes, New American Youth Ballet is offering classes for ages 2 yrs to adult. Offered on Mon., Tues. and Thurs. afternoons. Choose from Me & My Shadow, Open Kids Ballet, Teens and Adult Boot Camp. Enjoy a unique ballet experience in a professional and relaxed atmosphere. Enroll in one class or take a summer of classes. Classes run July 5 - Aug 3. 98 Battery Place. 212-945-2926. Ballet4u@worldnet.att.net. www.newamericanyouthballet.org.
Free Union Square Neighborhood Tour, The Union Square Partnership sponsors a two-hour tour exploring Union Squares entertainment history, first as the birthplace of Vaudeville, and now as the heart of Off-Broadway. Stories of social movements and events, such as the first Labor Day Parade, explain how Union Square became a National Landmark. Home of the original Macys, Tiffanys, Lord & Taylor and Academy of Music, the tour sheds light on Union Squares continued neighborhood development. Every Saturday at 2pm. Meet at the Lincoln statue located at the 16th St. transverse in Union Square Park. Just show up, no reservations are necessary.