Past Events

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New Year's Traditions – Thu., Dec. 8, 2016

Zadie Smith – Thu., Dec. 8, 2016

The Heritage Ensemble Has "A Not-So-Silent Night" – Thu., Dec. 8, 2016

Tombs, Tales, and Tunes – Thu., Dec. 8, 2016

There is No Middle Ground: Readers and Writers Celebrate 20 Years of Seven Stories Press – Thu., Dec. 8, 2016

Russian Media: A Controlled Open Forum – Thu., Dec. 8, 2016

New York Festival of Song | NYFOS Next: Christopher Cerrone & Friends – Thu., Dec. 8, 2016

Chris Bram on "The Art of History" – Thu., Dec. 8, 2016

Ben Westhoff: Orginal Gangstas – Thu., Dec. 8, 2016

Zoning at New Heights: Supertalls and the Accidental Skyline – Thu., Dec. 8, 2016

Visually Speaking: Jamel Shabazz and Akintola Hanif – Thu., Dec. 8, 2016

Green-Wood Cemetery: A Historical Lecture – Thu., Dec. 8, 2016

Feminism/Realism: Elena Ferrante – Thu., Dec. 8, 2016

AIGA/NY Lecture | Women’s Bodies as Borders of Nations – Thu., Dec. 8, 2016

A Global Look at a Decade of Editorial Cartoons – Thu., Dec. 8, 2016

Book Launch | Create Your Star Power: A Guide to Self-Fulfillment with Chiu-Ti Jansen – Thu., Dec. 8, 2016

Behind the Scenes Tour of the New Yorker Hotel – Thu., Dec. 8, 2016

Fables Across Time Book Signing – Thu., Dec. 8, 2016

Diamonds and Wine for Good – Thu., Dec. 8, 2016

Outside the Box Gallery Talks: K.J. Holmes on “Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest” – Thu., Dec. 8, 2016

New Talks: Secrets – Thu., Dec. 8, 2016

Exhibition Opening: A Fine Line – Thu., Dec. 8, 2016 - Mon., Feb. 6, 2017

Drunk TED Talks: Haters to The Left – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

Artist Talk: Manifesto – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

The Psychological Portrait: Unknown Portraits of Einstein, Roosevelt, Freud, Frida Kahlo, and Others / Jacob Loewentheil – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

Paul Giamatti Curates Stories From The New York Review of Books – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

What Is This Mishegas? – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

Siri Hustvedt with Simon Critchley | A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women: Essays on Art, Sex and the Mind – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

SciCafe: When Black Holes Collide – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

Restaurateur Andrew Tarlow and Anna Dunn Discuss “Dinner at the Long Table” – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

Philosophy in the Library: How to Feel About Death – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

Object-Oriented Feminism – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

Nordic Oscar Contenders: Mother/Ema Screening – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

Michael Chabon | Richard Price – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

Leonard Cohen: A Retrospective – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

Le Corbusier’s Architectural Heritage Celebrated By UNESCO – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

Dreaming: A Gateway to the Unconscious? – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

Colin Dickey: Ghostland – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

Camilo José Vergara on "Detroit Is No Dry Bones" – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

Intelligence Squared Debates: Call a Convention to Amend the Constitution – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

Words on the Move: Why English Won't - and Can't - Sit Still (Like, Literally) – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

Music in 21st-Century Society | Richard Taruskin: The Many Dangers of Music – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

Lapidus Center Presents: Banjo Stories and Songs from Haiti & New Orleans – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

Eight Flavors: the Untold Story of American Cuisine – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

CaringKind Hosts Special Educational Meeting in Queens: “Understanding Dementia for Caregivers” – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

Five Points Lecture: Guy Sella – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

Displacement, Refuge, Migration - The Context of United Nations Peace Operations – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

The Life and Art of Agnes Martin – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016

"Bronx Man Leads Russian Revolution" and Other Stories of Espionage in New York City – Tue., Dec. 6, 2016

Voices Carry – A Celebration of Irish Women Writing – Tue., Dec. 6, 2016

The Woman Question – Tue., Dec. 6, 2016

Reel Pieces with Annette Insdorf: Preview Screening of “20th Century Women" & Conversation with Actor Annette Bening and Director Mike Mills – Tue., Dec. 6, 2016

The True the Good and the Beautiful: George Drance on a New La MaMa Play – Tue., Dec. 6, 2016

Pulitzer's Gold : A Century of Public Service Journalism – Tue., Dec. 6, 2016

Paul Krugman: Robert B. Silvers Lecture “Public Discourse in a Time of Crazy" SOLD OUT – Tue., Dec. 6, 2016

Nordic Oscar Contenders Sparrows /Þrestir – Tue., Dec. 6, 2016

Nina Collins in Conversation with Lisa Lucas: Whatever Happened to Interracial Love? – Tue., Dec. 6, 2016

Genocide in an Age of Terror WAIT LIST ONLY – Tue., Dec. 6, 2016

The Landmarks of New York: An Illustrated, Comprehensive Record of New York City's Historic Buildings – Tue., Dec. 6, 2016

Sangria and a Spanish Movie: Relatos Salvajes ("Wild Tales") – Tue., Dec. 6, 2016

Readings in Contemporary Poetry: Adam Fitzgerald and Simone White – Tue., Dec. 6, 2016

Making the Queer Scene – Tue., Dec. 6, 2016

In Sunlight or in Shadow Signing with Joyce Carol Oates & Many More – Tue., Dec. 6, 2016

Death and Mourning in American Folk Music – Tue., Dec. 6, 2016

Peter Meehan and David Chang: Lucky Peach Presents Power Vegetables! – Tue., Dec. 6, 2016

Electric Earth | Doug Aitken, Philippe Vergne | An Artist Dialogue Series Event – Tue., Dec. 6, 2016

Austerity Blues: Fighting for the Soul of Public Higher Education – Tue., Dec. 6, 2016

"What Is a Feuilleton?" An Evening with Daniel Kehlmann and Adam Soboczynski – Tue., Dec. 6, 2016

The Renaissance and the Rise of Drawing – Tue., Dec. 6, 2016

Discovering Today's Israel Where the Desert and Cities Sing – Tue., Dec. 6, 2016

Tracy Letts – Mon., Dec. 5, 2016

Tim Wu and Mara Einstein – Mon., Dec. 5, 2016

Public Forum: A Conversation with Cheryl Strayed – Mon., Dec. 5, 2016

powerHouse Books Launch | Lo-Life: An American Classic by George “Rack-Lo” Billips and Jackson Blount – Mon., Dec. 5, 2016

Modern Mondays: An Evening with Haile Gerima – Mon., Dec. 5, 2016

Aperture Presents: Bruce Davidson – Mon., Dec. 5, 2016

@Macaulay Author Series Present's Laurence Bergreen's New Book Casanova – Mon., Dec. 5, 2016

The Brooklyn Experience: The Ultimate Guide to Neighborhoods & Noshes, Culture & the Cutting Edge – Mon., Dec. 5, 2016

Student Debt and the Decline of State Funding in NYC – Mon., Dec. 5, 2016

Martin Luther, Social Media, and Activism – Mon., Dec. 5, 2016

Book Talk: Deirdre Bair on "Al Capone: His Life, Legacy, and Legend" – Mon., Dec. 5, 2016

New Books in the Arts & Sciences Celebrating Recent Work by Turkuler Isiksel – Mon., Dec. 5, 2016

Psychobiography: On John Quincy Adams – Mon., Dec. 5, 2016

The Battle of Brooklyn Gallery Tour – Mon., Dec. 5, 2016

Before & Beyond the Lower East Side: Secondary NYC Jewish Settlements – Mon., Dec. 5, 2016

Jonathan Lethem on Italo Calvino – Sun., Dec. 4, 2016

After-Hours Exploration Of President Ulysses S. Grant’s Tomb By Flashlight – Sun., Dec. 4, 2016

Annual Holiday Gala Benefit – Sun., Dec. 4, 2016

Twilight Tour of Green-Wood – Sun., Dec. 4, 2016

Harlem for the Holidays – Sun., Dec. 4, 2016

On Dylan's Lyrics with Christopher Ricks – Sun., Dec. 4, 2016

Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the US-Saudi Connection Feat. Medea Benjamin – Sun., Dec. 4, 2016

Pedro Almodóvar in Conversation + Q&A SOLD OUT – Sat., Dec. 3, 2016

Guerilla Science Presents: Decadent Decay – Sat., Dec. 3, 2016

Written in the Dark – Sat., Dec. 3, 2016

Docent Led Gallery Tour of Alexander Hamilton: The Untold Story – Sat., Dec. 3, 2016

Bishop Robert Barron WAIT LIST ONLY – Sat., Dec. 3, 2016

Archive / Improv | Paul Sunday, Matthew Deleget | An Artist Dialogue Series Event – Sat., Dec. 3, 2016

Lecture Series: Expanding the Boundaries of Chinese Poetry – Sat., Dec. 3, 2016

Exploring The Secret Tunnels, Rooftops, and Historic Rooms @ City College – Sat., Dec. 3, 2016

Chelsea "Best Exhibits" Gallery Tour – Sat., Dec. 3, 2016

Harlem for the Holidays – Sat., Dec. 3, 2016

Altered States Special Tour – Fri., Dec. 2, 2016

Guerilla Science Presents: Decadent Decay – Fri., Dec. 2, 2016

Flutronix in Concert – Fri., Dec. 2, 2016

Wonder/Through the Looking-Glass Houses – Fri., Dec. 2, 2016 - Sat., Dec. 17, 2016

Arturo O'Farrill & Quartet – Fri., Dec. 2, 2016

Rediscovering Roger Lewinter – Fri., Dec. 2, 2016

John Zorn: Music for Agnes Martin – Fri., Dec. 2, 2016

Ethics in Film - Life of Brian (1979) – Fri., Dec. 2, 2016

Capturing Architecture: Drawings and Replicas in Tibet and China Diana Lange + Bianca Bosker – Fri., Dec. 2, 2016

An Excellent Book of Necromancy: Introducing a Sixteenth-Century Handbook of Magic – Fri., Dec. 2, 2016

Konundrum: Selected Prose of Franz Kafka – Fri., Dec. 2, 2016

Holiday Candlelight Tours – Fri., Dec. 2, 2016 - Sat., Dec. 3, 2016

عيد ميلاد مجيد (Eid Milad Majid) Art Exhibition Opening – Fri., Dec. 2, 2016

New Books in the Arts & Sciences | Celebrating Recent Work by Paul Anderer on Kurosawa – Fri., Dec. 2, 2016

Mystery Author: A Panel on How to Write (and Read) a Crime Novel – Fri., Dec. 2, 2016

Mark Steiner - Lectures on Wittgenstein & Hume – Fri., Dec. 2, 2016

Brexit Before and Beyond – Fri., Dec. 2, 2016

Lang Fall Theater Production - Blood Wedding – Thu., Dec. 1, 2016

An Evening of Pushkin with Pevear and Volokhonsky | With Elif Batuman – Thu., Dec. 1, 2016

Looking for the Stranger: Alice Kaplan and Harold Augenbraum Discuss Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic – Thu., Dec. 1, 2016

The FBI Investigation of 9/11 – Thu., Dec. 1, 2016

Red Rites: Wedding and Funeral Ceremonies in the Soviet Union – Thu., Dec. 1, 2016

NASA Astronaut Mike Massimino: An Astronaut’s Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe – Thu., Dec. 1, 2016

John Zorn: Music for Agnes Martin – Thu., Dec. 1, 2016

Class Divide: Breaking the Pattern of School Segregation – Thu., Dec. 1, 2016

Chris Smith | The Daily Show: An Oral History – Thu., Dec. 1, 2016

"Will Big League Baseball Survive" with Lincoln Mitchell – Thu., Dec. 1, 2016

W.C. Fields in Vaudeville – Thu., Dec. 1, 2016

Preserving Your Personal Papers – Thu., Dec. 1, 2016

New York in the Revolution – Thu., Dec. 1, 2016

Langdon Clay: Cars – Thu., Dec. 1, 2016

Knife In Clear Water – Thu., Dec. 1, 2016

Hisham Matar on "The Return" – Thu., Dec. 1, 2016

Brexit Before and Beyond – Thu., Dec. 1, 2016 - Fri., Dec. 2, 2016

Thomas Heatherwick At The Parsons Table – Thu., Dec. 1, 2016

Obama, Race, and Politics: Public Voices 10 – Thu., Dec. 1, 2016

International Capital in Tomorrow's Cuba: Is Shared Prosperity Possible? – Thu., Dec. 1, 2016

"Slice of Life" Storytelling 3-Part Workshop – Thu., Dec. 1, 2016

Victoria: The Queen – Thu., Dec. 1, 2016

Flor Garduño Recent Photographs – Thu., Dec. 1, 2016 - Sat., Feb. 25, 2017

2016 Day With(out) Art: VisualAIDS Presents Compulsive Practice – Thu., Dec. 1, 2016

Twilight Masquerade – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

Tom Friedman in Conversation with Gidi Grinstein: The World Is Fast – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

Thalia Book Club | Elizabeth Strout My Name Is Lucy Barton – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

Best-Selling Author Roger Rosenblatt: Reading & Conversation – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

A Few of My Favorite Saints: Reflections on Saints, Prophets, and Witnesses for Today – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

When Memory Comes and Where It Leads – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

The Marx Brothers on Broadway: 1924-1929 – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

The Eyes of the City by Richard Sandler in Conversation with Mark Bussell – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

The Chibok Girls: Helon Habila & Nicholas Lemann – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

Miranda Field, Alexandra Horowitz, and Mary Beth Keane – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

Emergency! What Trump-Pence Victory Means for Women – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

Conversation | Where Memory Leads: My Life – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

Cleve Jones – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

Chow Chop Suey: Food and the Chinese American Journey – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

Akeel Bilgrami + David Bromwich: What Gandhi and Lincoln Can Teach Us – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

Nelson Algren Live: Screening + Discussion with Willem Dafoe – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

Third Annual China Institute Entrepreneurship Panel–Making Dreams Reality – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

Nobel Prize-Winner Eric R. Kandel Discusses Art and the Brain – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

From Neverland Ranch to Paisley Park: Lessons from the Estates of Michael Jackson and Prince – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

Clairvoyant Tenement Housewives – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

ChinaFile Presents | ‘The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom’: The Complexities Guiding the Sino-U.S. Relationship – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

Citizen Subject: A Conversation with Etienne Balibar – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

Primo Orpilla: Working Beautifully, Making Space for New Business Environments – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

Oscar Abolafia: Icons by Oscar – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

Artist Elise Rasmussen Lecture – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

"Writing Death" | Moderated by Pete Hamill – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

"Travels with Cagnacci," by Xavier F. Salomon, The Frick Collection – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

Mark Steiner - Lectures on Wittgenstein & Hume – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

Proust's Muse, The Countess Greffulhe: Talk & Tour SOLD OUT – Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

Christiane Trio Performs a US Premiere – Tue., Nov. 29, 2016

TimesTalks | "Moonlight:" A Night of Music and Conversation – Tue., Nov. 29, 2016

Rasputin by Douglas Smith – Tue., Nov. 29, 2016

Murder and Mercy – Tue., Nov. 29, 2016

MADEWITHMONO as part of MONO NO AWARE X – Tue., Nov. 29, 2016

LIVE from the NYPL: Tom Wolfe | Paul Holdengräber – Tue., Nov. 29, 2016

EVENT POSTPONED: Le Gardien de nos frères (in French and English) – Tue., Nov. 29, 2016

Ella Morton and Dylan Thuras Present Atlas Obscura – Tue., Nov. 29, 2016

Caitlin Moran – Tue., Nov. 29, 2016

Intelligence Squared Debates: Obama’s Foreign Policy Is a Failure – Tue., Nov. 29, 2016

Why Presidents Fail and How They Can Succeed Again – Tue., Nov. 29, 2016

True Believer: Stalin’s Last American Spy – Tue., Nov. 29, 2016

Old Myths: Confronting Aging and Ageism – Tue., Nov. 29, 2016

Jazz 101: Jazz Today: How the Music Reached the 21st Century – Tue., Nov. 29, 2016

Voices from the Field: Blueprint for Investing in Girls Age 0-8 Report Release and Panel Discussion – Tue., Nov. 29, 2016

Nordic Book Club: Everything I Don’t Remember by Jonas Hassen Khemiri – Tue., Nov. 29, 2016 - Wed., Nov. 30, 2016

Immigration Reform & Latino Political Mobilization – Tue., Nov. 29, 2016

Food, Power, and Politics – Tue., Nov. 29, 2016

What Would It Mean to Understand Climate Change? – Tue., Nov. 29, 2016

From Ingres to Warhol: Jewish Patrons and the Paradox of Portraiture in New York – Tue., Nov. 29, 2016

Fresh Fifteen: 100% Organic Comedy Show – Mon., Nov. 28, 2016

A Celebration of Albert Murray – Mon., Nov. 28, 2016

Wonder Company – Mon., Nov. 28, 2016

Macbeth: Toxic Masculinity, Misogyny, & Monarchy – Mon., Nov. 28, 2016

Tricks and Talk: The Secret History of Spectacle in Enlightenment Science – Mon., Nov. 28, 2016

Public Lecture Series with Audun Amundsen – Mon., Nov. 28, 2016

Flaherty NYC: Women's Work – Mon., Nov. 28, 2016

Speaking of Science: Darwin in the Genome – Mon., Nov. 28, 2016