COLOR MANAGEMENT FOR THE TEXTILE & APPAREL INDUSTRIES
Learn to utilize Apple's ColorSync & X-Rite Corp.'s technology during free workshop at Citicorp Bldg., 153 E. 53rd St., 29th fl. (betw. Lexington & 3rd Aves.), rsvp 800-895-4853; 9:30 & 1:30, free.
Commercial director Kinka Usher offers tips & discusses his career during seminar at Museum of Television & Radio, 25 W. 52nd St. (5th Ave.), 621-6600; 6-7:30, $10.
FRESH DIALOGUE 2000
AIGANY & Scheufelen's annual meeting feat. "designers who offer a new perspective" incl. Warren Corbitt & Matt Owens (one9ine), designers from ReVerb & Kevin Lyons (Urban Outfitters, Tokion magazine); Fashion Institute of Technology, Katie Murphy Aud., 7th Ave. (27th St.), www.aigany.org for info; 6:30, $5-$20.
GETTING THOSE ADOPTION TALKS GOING
Information session presented by Spence-Chapin adoption agency; 6 E. 94th St. (betw. 5th & Madison Aves.), 360-0237; 6:30-8:30, $10.
HEALTH ISSUES ANONYMOUS
Twelve-step group for those living with a health concern; St Luke's Roosevelt Center, 324 W. 108th St. (betw. B'way & Riverside Dr.), #205, 874-7372; 5:30-7.
hepatitis & HIV seminar
Free seminar at Cabrini Stuyvesant Polyclinic, 137 2nd Ave. (betw. 8th & 9th Sts.), 674-0267, res. req.; 6:30.
HOW TO PLAY LIKE A MAN...AND WIN LIKE A WOMAN
Gail Evans, vice president of CNN offers tips on advancing your career; School of Physical City, 55 E. 25th St. (betw. Park & Lexington Aves.), 371-0280 ext.5137; 6:30-9:30, $29-$49.
ILLUSTRATION & DESIGN IN CONTEMPORARY COMIC BOOKS
The NY Times' Nicholas Blechman moderates panel discussion/presentation with Marvel Comics' David Mazzucchelli, Village Voice cartoonist Ward Sutton & Ben Katchor, part of the Art Director's Club Speakers Series?open bar; 250 Park Ave. S (20th St. ), 643-1440; 6, $20, $8 st.
WORKING IN THE THEATER
Broadway & Off-Broadway actors, playwrights & choreographers lead panels, discussions & workshops at CUNY Grad Center, 365 5th Ave. (34th St.), 765-0606, res. req.; call for schedule, free [through 5/27].
BROWN BAG LUNCH LECTURES
Informal lectures on modern art?this week, John Angeline on "War;" Museum of Modern Art's Edward John Noble Ed. Center, 18 W. 54th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 708-9781; 12:30, $5.
DESIGNER OF THE 21ST-CENTURY
Digital design lecture series hosts "2010-2020: Beyond Design" for those who hope to be designing 20 years from now; New School, Tishman Aud., 66 W. 12th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 647-8693, res. req.; 6-8, $15.
Jonathan Tidd leads free seminar on basic estate planning & distribution of personal assets; The Lighthouse, Inc., 111 E. 59th St. (betw. Lexington & Park Aves.), 821-9433; 12-2.
PROSTATE CANCER WORKSHOP
Seminar defines prostate cancer, looks at the symptoms & risk factors, American Cancer Society hosts?how timely; Sol Goldman YM-YWHA, 344 E. 14th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 780-0800 ext.221; 6:30-8.
SHOWCASING AMERICAN COMPOSERS
New opera readings feat. workshop productions of "With Blood, With Ink" (12:20-1), "Muhammad Ali" & "The Last Leaf" (3:55 p.m.); The Great Hall at Cooper Union, 7 E. 7th St. (3rd Ave.), 353-4157; free [through 5/12].
WOMEN IN THE WORKPLACE
President of Catalyst, Sheila Wellington, moderates lecture on "The Role of Women in Society" with Muriel Siebert (first women to have seat on NY Stock Exchange) & Carol Jenkins (talk-show host & anchorwoman) at the 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 996-1100; 8, $20.
CONVERSATIONS WITH CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS
In conjunction with Making Choices exhibit, selected artists discuss their work. This week the series feat. Joan Braderman; Noble Ed. Center at the Museum of Modern Art, 11 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 708-9781; 6:30, $5, students free [through 5/19].
LAW, LITERATURE & CULTURE
J.M. Balkin, Wai Chee Dimock, Peter Goodrich & Sanford Levinston led symposium at CUNY Grad Center, 365 5th Ave. (34th St.), 817-2005; 9:15-5:30, free.
MASTERPIECES OF JAPANESE ART
William H. Samonides lectures on "Japanese Lacquer & the Burke Collection," in collaboration with exhibit at Metropolitan Museum of Art, Uris Center, 5th Ave. (82nd St.), 535-7710; 6, free w/mus. adm.
STOOP POETRY WORKSHOP
Serious scribers bring 10 copies of your work to Tribes Gallery, 285 E. 3rd St. (betw. Aves. C & D), 674-3778; 7:30-9:30, $3 contrib.
TAI CHI WORKSHOP
Central Park hosts monthly workshop for adults; learn how to stretch, increase flexibility & reduce stress; North Meadow Recreation Center, Central Park (midpark at 97th St.), rsvp 348-4867; 10-11:30, free.
POWER OF FRIENDSHIP IN WOMEN'S LIVES
Talk with The Boston Globe's associate editor, Ellen Goodman & author Patricia O'Brien; 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 996-1100; 7:30, $20.
ASTHMA & ALLERGY: IS IT REALLY JUST A COLD?
Doctor Lynelle Granady offers tips on decreasing environmental factors which provoke allergies; 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 996-1100; 6:30, free.
BECOMING A COLLECTOR
The New-York Historical Society hosts three free programs on collecting. Today, "How to Get Started" with Larry Warsh (early collector of Keith Harring & Jean-Michel Basquiat), Howard Greenberg (Soho dealer) & Elvin Montgomery (dealer of African-American memorabilia); 2 W. 77th St. (Central Pk. W.), 873-3400; 6:30 [through 6/5].
TURNING THE HEAD IN EMPIRICAL SPACE
NY Studio School of Drawing, Painting & Sculpture hosts lecture with painter Rackstraw Downes from Robert Miller Gallery; 8 W. 8th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 673-6466; call for time & price.
Informal lectures on modern art?this week, Carina Evangelista on "The Raw & The Cooked;" Museum of Modern Art's Edward John Noble Ed. Center, 18 W. 54th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 708-9781; 12:30, $5 [repeats 5/18].
FIT EXERCISE INTO YOUR WORKDAY
Lecture & demonstrations on fitting exercise into your daily life; Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 E. 70th St. (York Ave.), 606-1057, res. req.; 6, $15.
HOW TO SELECT A FINANCIAL PLANNER
Presentation led by a CFP & EA at the Science, Industry & Business Library of the New York Public Library, 188 Madison Ave. (betw. 34th & 35th Sts.), 592-7000; 5:30-7, free.
Former editor of Working Woman magazine, Jeri Sedlar, hosts motivational lecture, "Managing Your Work/Life Expectations" at St. Jean's High School, 175 E. 76th St. (betw. Lexington & 3rd Aves.), 949-9300; 6-8:30, $10 contrib.