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    Crimes and Misdemeanors: Events & People on the Wrong Side of the Law

    By Troy Segal

    Shady activities. Dark deeds. Scurvy types. Take a walk on the wild side with these talks, readings, and performances that describe immoral individuals, bad behavior, and events on the wrong side of the law. Read more »
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    Fashion Plates: Activities Related to Dress, Clothing & Style

    By Troy Segal

    New York Fashion Week (Sept. 4-11) is almost upon us — as the flurry of tent-building at Lincoln Center attests — and your runway show invitations still haven’t arrived. So annoying. Well, whether you make it to that hectic scene or not, there are plenty of delicious style-oriented symposia, special events, and exhibits in New York City over the next month. Read more »
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    Across the Centuries: Medieval- and Renaissance-Themed Events

    By Troy Segal

    In our information-overloaded world, things become dated very quickly. Yet, oddly enough, culture and literature from hundreds of years ago still speaks to us across the ages — sometimes in their original state, sometimes adapted. These upcoming NYC performances and lectures prove that art and artifacts dating as far back as the 1100s can be new again. Read more »
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    Make ‘em Laugh: Comedy-Themed Talks & Shows

    By Troy Segal

    Comedy suddenly seems in much shorter supply these days, with the recent loss of actor/comedian Robin Williams. (Scroll down to see our tribute to his genius.) While his rapier wits and reflexes are irreplaceable, there are others who can provide a little laughter in our lives. Ranging from stand-up to cerebral, these comic folks’ efforts are bound to make you smile. Read more »
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    Words & Music: Events of Speech and Song

    By Troy Segal

    Some things just naturally go together: peanut butter and jelly, yin and yang, words and music. A variety of talks, lectures, and performances demonstrate all the glorious ways that spoken and sung sounds can complement each other. Read more »

Just Announced


Darren Aronofsky

The New Museum has announced that Academy Award-nominated director Darren Aronofsky will be featured as this year’s Visionary speaker.