The Met Rooftop: "BLUE/GREEN"­ Mixer

  • June 25, 2010 · 6:00 PM
  • This location is shown only to members

RSVPs as of June 22nd = over 200
PLEASE arrive by 5:30 PM, when the Rooftop Martini Bar doors open -- the location is at capacity so come early to ensure entre.
"BLUE/GREEN" Friday After-Work Mixer @ The Met Museum Rooftop ***
THEME: "BLUE/GREEN"
An event originally for singles, but those already attached are also welcome to come for networking (for job leads or business leads.)
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A graceful, subtle, social event for the intellectually- and culturally-inclined.
On your nametag:
Green indicates you're open to being matched.
Blue indicates you're participating for networking.

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DRESS CODE
Upscale chic.
Ladies: dressy attire, maxi dresses, skirts, or sharp office outfits
Gents: button-down shirts, sharp footwear, suit jacket optional

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CHECK-IN
Look for Angelina, Veronica, or Roman and get your nametag.
Introduce yourself to Angelina and the Assistant Organizers. Please don't forget to bring business cards or personal calling cards.
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Indicate your STATUS on your nametag:
- Single, open to meeting new date potential -- green dot
- Attached, interested in networking for job or business leads -- blue dot

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PARTICIPATION IN BLUE/GREEN

Cost to participate in BLUE/GREEN-- free

Entrance to the MET is a *suggested donation* of
Adults $20
Seniors (65 and older) $15
Students $10*
Members free
Please donate what you're comfortable donating to this incredible establishment.

Bring business cards or calling cards (http://www.crane.com/...) if you want to be contacted for:
- networking
or
- if you're single and are open to meeting someone new
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Angelina plays shadkhin but no promises are made, all is in good spirit. [In Yiddish, the secular language of many European and American Jewish communities, the word for “matchmaker” is shadkhin/shadchen (pronounced shod-hun.)]
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During the event -- Behavior standards are strictly enforced for both genders, and inappropriate behavior will result in the offender being asked to leave.
After the event -- The Organizer(s) and New York Museum Club make no promises and are not responsible for members' behavior. However, repeat offenders will be removed from the Club if their behavior is reported to the Organizer(s).

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LOCATION

Access to Rooftop Martini Bar opens at 5:30 PM.
Location: On the Fifth Floor via the elevator in the European Sculpture and Decorative Arts Galleries.

Look for the group wearing nametags. Text Angelina's cell phone to find Angelina. I WILL EMAIL MY CELL TO RSVP'D MEMBERS.
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Silicon Alley Council

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The current exhibition on the MET Rooftop:
http://www.metmuseum....
Invited by The Metropolitan Museum of Art to create a site-specific installation for The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden, the twin brothers Mike and Doug Starn (born in New Jersey in 1961) present their new work, Big Bambú: You Can't, You Don't, and You Won't Stop. The monumental bamboo structure, ultimately measuring 100 feet long, 50 feet wide, and 50 feet high, takes the form of a cresting wave that bridges realms of sculpture, architecture, and performance. Visitors witness the continuing creation and evolving incarnations of Big Bambú as it is constructed throughout the spring, summer, and fall by the artists and a team of rock climbers. Set against Central Park and its urban backdrop, Big Bambú suggests the complexity and energy of an ever-changing living organism. It is the thirteenth-consecutive single-artist installation on the Roof Garden.
More about the Exhibition
Big Bambú is a growing and changing sculpture―a vast network of 5,000 interlocking 30- and 40-foot-long fresh-cut bamboo poles, lashed together with 50 miles of nylon rope. It will continue to be constructed throughout the duration of the exhibition. The first phase of the structure―measuring about 100 feet long, 50 feet wide, and 30 feet high―was completed by opening day, April 27. The artists and rock climbers are continuing to build up the eastern portion of the sculpture to an elevation of 50 feet. By summer, the western portion of the sculpture will be about 40 feet high. An internal footpath artery system grows along with the structure, facilitating its progress. The evolving state of the work is being documented by the artists in photographs and videos.

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  • AngelinaJao

    Full capacity. Very eclectic turnout -- a lot of new faces. Everyone was awed by the massive bamboo interactive exhibit: some got to walk across it. I didn't get a chance to...

    September 14, 2010

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