Around The Block, a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization, cultivates urban community participation in arts and technologies, with a focus on the New York City area. We welcome people of all backgrounds and levels of expertise to our activities, which include workgroups, performances, and exhibits. Membership in Around The Block is not required in order to participate in most ATB activities (and in particular those held at branches of the New York Public Library). Nevertheless, we are grateful to the individuals and organizations listed below that have contributed so generously to our cause. Membership dues and contributions are tax-deductible. Details at the end of this page.
Activities and Events of ATB
Unless otherwise specified, admission is free to these events.
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Cyberscripting Urban Dramatic Literature Workgroup
All levels of expertise welcome. Improvisation. Reading and
discussion of work by participants. Exchange of ideas on
issues facing writers, actors and people working in technology.
Bring your own material (if you want to), for reading and comments.
The group meets every couple of weeks.
Current Text: Smiley,Sam, Playwriting; Yale University Press; revised and expanded (2005)
Next workgroup meeting: Saturday, May 4, 2013 10:15 am – 12:45 pm
Epiphany Branch Library – Third floor
228 East 23rd Street [between 2nd and 3rd Aves.],
New York, NY 10010
Directions and map for Epiphany branch
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Web and Systems Workgroup
ATB Web and Systems Workgroup in collaboration with the Object Data and Knowledge Management Group.
Workgroup meeting, Friday, May 3, 2013, 5:30 – 7:45 pm
Location to be announced.
Please call for location. 212-673-9187
Wireless environment provided. (However, participants are not required to bring laptops.)
The group meets every 2 weeks in the evenings.
We will be continuing our study of html5, java, Tomcat, servlets and JSP. Reading assignment: ch 3 in the Harms book (see below). We also discuss REST architecture, work on our interactive website and take up individual computer questions.
Texts: (Reading these is not required for participation.)
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|These programs are supported, in part, by
The Puffin Foundation
New York Public Library
/ Branch Libraries
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Around The Block is a not-for-profit organization chartered in the State of New York, tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code.
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Last updated: May 2 2013