4 ways to make the most of your week in New York City

From an art exhibition to a black runners event, there's plenty to enjoy in New York City this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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In Conversation: 'Soto. Vibrations 1950–1960' Curated by Jean-Paul Ameline

From the event description:

Please join us in for a conversation in celebration of 'Soto. Vibrations 1950 – 1960,' curated by Jean-Paul Ameline and on view through the end of July. This is the first exhibition to focus on the first decade of Soto’s life in Paris, during which his work transitioned from abstraction to optic and ultimately kinetic art. The conversation will be moderated by Edward J. Sullivan, Executive Director of The Bronx Museum of the Arts.

When: Tuesday, May 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Hauser & Wirth, 32 E. 69th St.
Admission: Free
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Music of War and Peace: Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day

From the event description:

Join The Mendelssohn Glee Club of New York City, the country's oldest independent men's chorus, for a concert marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The program will feature works by Claude Debussy, Felix Mendelssohn, George Gershwin and more.

When: Tuesday, May 14, 7-9:30 p.m.
Where: Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, 30 W. 68th St.
Admission: Free
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NYC Rat Academy: Harlem

From the event description:

Join us in Harlem to learn about rat prevention methods for your home and community at our free Rat Academy training! The NYC Rat Academy is a free course offered by the city for community members interested in learning about rat prevention and management. This training is open to all.

When: Thursday, May 16, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Mount Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church, 15 Mount Morris Park West
Admission: Free
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Black Runners Summit

From the event description:

The Black Runners Summit is an information and networking event that focuses on the Black Running community. Networking will take place first and be followed by a Panel Discussion.

When: Thursday, May 16, 6-10 p.m.
Where: The Brooklyn Bank, 896 Dekalb Ave.
Admission: Free-$15
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