Past Events

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The Invention of Angela Carter: Edmund Gordon & Christian Lorentzen – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

Drunk Science: Human Evolution – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

Philharmonic Insights at the Atrium Toscanini 150: “The Maestro” Lives On – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

Wandering Buenos Aires: A Conversation Between Facundo de Zuviría and Reinaldo Laddaga – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

TimesTalks: Gary Clark Jr. – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

Queer Studies & LGBTQ Representation in Comics – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

Prakash Peru + Tony Ro | Why Magicians Are Master Manipulators – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

New York Film Premiere: After Auschwitz – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

Agents and Agency: Building a Writing Career – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

Intelligence Squared Debates: The Universal Basic Income Is the Safety Net of the Future – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

Whose Park? Equity in NYC’s Green Spaces – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

Toxic Inequality: How America’s Wealth Gap Destroys Mobility, Deepens the Racial Divide, and Threatens Our Future – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

The History and Future of Criminal Justice Reform in New York City – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

Tenement Kitchens: Eating in Hard Times SOLD OUT – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

Tabula Rasa – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

Opening Sara Berman's Closet – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

New Nordic Cinema: The Here After – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017 - Thu., Mar. 23, 2017

Jazz 101: Fusions: Latin Jazz, Third Stream, and Jazz-Rock Fusion – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

In Conversation: George Hawley – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

Iconic Branding: Insights from Design Maven Kashiwa Sato SOLD OUT – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

Historic Cooking Workshop: Queen Cakes – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

“Mega” Architecture: An Evening with Moshe Safdie – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

Visual Thinking Strategies: A Barberini Tapestries Salon – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

AMNH Presents: Adult Digital Flight School – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

CaringKind Hosts Special Educational Meeting in Brooklyn: “Understanding Dementia for Caregivers” – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

Austerity & Recovery in Ireland: Europe's Poster Child and the Great Recession – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

Daniel's Husband: "Pay What You Can" – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

The Polish Underground and the Jews, 1939-1945 – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

"The Three Perfections" in Japanese Art: Poetry, Painting, and Calligraphy – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

Create NYC: A Symposium and Town Hall – Wed., Mar. 22, 2017

Bassem Youssef: Revolution for Dummies – Tue., Mar. 21, 2017

The People Speak: Based on the Work of Howard Zinn (1922–2010) – Tue., Mar. 21, 2017

David Brooks in Conversation with Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks: Finding a Moral Compass in Challenging Times WAIT LIST ONLY – Tue., Mar. 21, 2017

The Meaning of Memoir – Tue., Mar. 21, 2017

Marty's Shadow: Heroism, War, and the Monster Mother, Three Perspectives on a Play by Stig Dagerman – Tue., Mar. 21, 2017

Manifesto Series: At Extremes – Tue., Mar. 21, 2017

Making Sense of Syria – Tue., Mar. 21, 2017

LIVE from the NYPL | Lawrence Krauss with Alan Alda: Reality, the Real Story – Tue., Mar. 21, 2017

It's Not Their Country Yet: Organizing the Resistance Across the Blue/Red Divide | FUNDRAISER – Tue., Mar. 21, 2017

Drawing’s Stepchild: How Lithography Transformed the Visual Universe of Nineteenth-Century France – Tue., Mar. 21, 2017

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents | Penguins, Albatross, Leopard Seals: The Abundant Life of Wild Antarctica – Tue., Mar. 21, 2017

Book Launch: The Midnight Cool by Lydia Peelle, Featuring Music by Ketch Secor – Tue., Mar. 21, 2017

Amr Alfiqy/Northern Lights – Tue., Mar. 21, 2017

After the Final Curtain – Tue., Mar. 21, 2017

"Living in the Crosshairs: The Untold Stories of Anti-Abortion Terrorism" with Author David Cohen – Tue., Mar. 21, 2017

The Joint Ventured Nation: Why America Needs a New Foreign Policy – Tue., Mar. 21, 2017

Seminar in the City: Drag, Burlesque, and HIV History in NYC – Tue., Mar. 21, 2017

From the Faculty Lounge: Smell and Taste – Tue., Mar. 21, 2017

Veronica Vera – Tue., Mar. 21, 2017

James Arthur Lecture: Evolution of the Human Brain – Tue., Mar. 21, 2017

Fashion and Celebrity in 1960s France – Tue., Mar. 21, 2017

The Art of Change: “Artivism” in New York’s Cultural Institutions – Tue., Mar. 21, 2017

Five Points Lecture: Nancy Cox, PhD – Tue., Mar. 21, 2017

The Brian Lehrer Show Live – Tue., Mar. 21, 2017

East Versus West: The Persian Wars and Their Lasting Impact – Mon., Mar. 20, 2017

Thalia Book Club: Denis Johnson's Jesus' Son 25th Anniversary – Mon., Mar. 20, 2017

Public Forum: Truth to Power – Mon., Mar. 20, 2017

The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully – Mon., Mar. 20, 2017

Re-Action: Are Reproductive Rights Safe in New York? – Mon., Mar. 20, 2017

The Long and Fascinating History of Toilets – Mon., Mar. 20, 2017

How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood – Mon., Mar. 20, 2017

ChinaFile Presents | Get Tough But Never Close: What Does Xi Jinping and China's Rise Mean for the United States and Europe? – Mon., Mar. 20, 2017

Book Talk | City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New York – Mon., Mar. 20, 2017

Activists of the Past: What Have We Learned? The Civil Rights Movement – Mon., Mar. 20, 2017

A Black Feminist Reading of the Movement for Black Lives: Resistance and the U.S. Left Reimagined – Mon., Mar. 20, 2017

Stoic School of Life – Mon., Mar. 20, 2017

Public Lecture Series with Tristan Gooley: Clues, Signs & Patterns from Puddles to the Sea – Mon., Mar. 20, 2017

Joy the Baker: Over Easy – Mon., Mar. 20, 2017

Intersections: Shaping a Green NYC with Equitable Transportation Planning – Mon., Mar. 20, 2017

Inked Up in NYC: The Legacy of Tattooing in New York – Mon., Mar. 20, 2017

Grand Wine Tasting – Mon., Mar. 20, 2017

Women Writing Women's Lives: Carla Kaplan, "The Muckracking Life of Jessica Mitford" – Mon., Mar. 20, 2017

AMNH Presents: Mummies – Mon., Mar. 20, 2017 - Sun., Jan. 7, 2018

Sibyl Kempson | 12 Shouts to the Ten Forgotten Heavens: Spring Equinox – Mon., Mar. 20, 2017

The Big Quiet: A Mass Meditation and Sound Experience Above the Clouds WAIT LIST ONLY – Sun., Mar. 19, 2017

Taste of Science: The Brain – Sun., Mar. 19, 2017

In The News with Jeff Greenfield – Sun., Mar. 19, 2017

Tilt Kids Festival | Simon Critchley: Philosophy for Kids – Sun., Mar. 19, 2017

The Mysterious Landscapes of Hercules Segers – Sun., Mar. 19, 2017

The Devil in New York: The Witchcraft Trial of Goody Garlick – Sun., Mar. 19, 2017

Roundtable: Documenting Georgia O'Keeffe – Sun., Mar. 19, 2017

Create Your Family's Graphic Novel Workshop – Sun., Mar. 19, 2017

NeuroYoga 2017 – Sun., Mar. 19, 2017

UNA-Queens Celebrates UN Earth Day – Sun., Mar. 19, 2017

On Romantic Biography with Richard Holmes – Sun., Mar. 19, 2017

Hamilton: The Walking Tour – Sun., Mar. 19, 2017

PopRally Presents Petra Collins: In Search of Us – Sat., Mar. 18, 2017

Pianist Leon Gurvitch – Sat., Mar. 18, 2017

Handel and the Voice – Sat., Mar. 18, 2017

Laura Pawel Dance Company – Sat., Mar. 18, 2017

Late Arcade: Nathaniel Mackey & Henry Grimes - Live – Sat., Mar. 18, 2017

Film Showing and Discussion | "The Oppression of Women: Bound Up With the System…A Driving Force For Revolution" – Sat., Mar. 18, 2017

Twilight Tour of Green-Wood – Sat., Mar. 18, 2017

Poets House Reading – Sat., Mar. 18, 2017

Isaac Lidsky + Michael E. Goldberg | How to Perceive Without Sight – Sat., Mar. 18, 2017

Happy Hour | The Road to Trans Visibility: Roles, Trolls, and Tolls – Sat., Mar. 18, 2017

AMNH Presents: Family Astronomy – Sat., Mar. 18, 2017

Jaques Marchais: A Remarkable Woman – Sat., Mar. 18, 2017

Skyscrapers Gallery Tour in Midtown – Sat., Mar. 18, 2017

Artist Talk with Priscila De Carvalho: Before Now – Sat., Mar. 18, 2017

Tilt Kids Festival | Simon Critchley: Philosophy for Kids – Sat., Mar. 18, 2017 - Sun., Mar. 19, 2017

Literary Greenwich Village – Sat., Mar. 18, 2017

Children's Event: Great Women Singers of African-American Cultural Music – Sat., Mar. 18, 2017

Animal Intent (Exhibition) – Sat., Mar. 18, 2017

AMNH Presents: Sun-Earth Day – Sat., Mar. 18, 2017

True North Concerts & Webster Hall Present Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy – Fri., Mar. 17, 2017

Handel and the Voice – Fri., Mar. 17, 2017

Ariel Levy in Conversation with Lena Dunham – Fri., Mar. 17, 2017

This Just In: Latest Discoveries and a Tour of the Solar System – Fri., Mar. 17, 2017

The Center & Blakkaprikorn Productions Present Meditation on a Theme – Fri., Mar. 17, 2017

Laura Pawel Dance Company – Fri., Mar. 17, 2017

2017 Inwood Film Festival – Fri., Mar. 17, 2017 - Sat., Mar. 18, 2017

The Lighthouses of Ireland – Fri., Mar. 17, 2017

New Nordic Cinema: Revenge – Fri., Mar. 17, 2017 - Sat., Mar. 18, 2017

Nano Stern, Chilean Singer-Songwriter, in Conversation & Performance! – Fri., Mar. 17, 2017

Irish Ghost Tour – Fri., Mar. 17, 2017

The Trials of St. Patrick – Fri., Mar. 17, 2017

The Girls Write Now 2017 CHAPTERS Reading Series: Hala Alyan – Fri., Mar. 17, 2017

St. Patrick’s Day: A Tribute to the Tredwells’ Irish Servants with Bridget Murphy – Fri., Mar. 17, 2017

Animal Intent (Exhibition) – Fri., Mar. 17, 2017

Fellows Colloquium—The Ancient Near East From Site to Museum – Fri., Mar. 17, 2017

7th Annual Irish Arts Center Book Day – Fri., Mar. 17, 2017

Mesopotamian Mythology – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

Elif Batuman and Viet Thanh Nguyen – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

Charlemagne Palestine in Concert: Aaa HHeavenlyyy RResttt SSchlingennn BBlängennnn – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

Why Bad Taste Is Back in Style: Postmodernism and Design's Reaction to Societal Ills – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

LABAlive Two: Others – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

Casting a Critical Eye on Culture: Arrested Development and the Power of the Sitcom – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

Camille Paglia on Free Women, Free Men: Sex, Gender, Feminism – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

In Situ: How to Reasonably Believe in God – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

Film Showing and Discussion | Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

Trials & Error: Cassius Clay v. United States, The Trial of Muhammad Ali – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

The Legacy of Jane Jacobs – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

The Future of Espionage – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

Skyscrapers: Boon or Blight? – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

Shoot What You Love – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

Grand Forage 1778: The Battleground Around New York City – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

Cracking the Code: Fostering Public Participation in Zoning – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

Breaking the Canon: Collecting African American Art – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

Tribeca Art Night: Edition 3 | March 16 – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

So What’s Her Story? In Celebration of Women’s History Month – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

Out of Bounds: Female Spectacle in the Shakespearean City – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

Hidden Wonders of Korea: A Film Screening and Traditional Meal – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

BAW Talk | Regulating your Brain: The Science of Mindfulness – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

Cremation: History and Modern Process – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

Introducing Ellington: The 1920's – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

Songs and Stories with Harvey Granat: On Jimmy Van Heusen – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

Tour Indoor: Grand Central Station WAIT LIST ONLY – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

Animal Intent (Exhibition) – Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

Selected Shorts: On Being with Host Krista Tippett – Wed., Mar. 15, 2017

My Jewish Year: A Book Launch Event with Abigail Pogrebin + Rabbi Joy Levitt – Wed., Mar. 15, 2017

Booze and Books | Mad Max: Fury Road – Wed., Mar. 15, 2017

The Jewish Response to Racism – Wed., Mar. 15, 2017

Sarah Manguso Interviewed by Lorin Stein – Wed., Mar. 15, 2017

Peter Silberman + Mario Svirsky | When All You Hear Is White Noise – Wed., Mar. 15, 2017

Newfest at the Center Presents "Girl on Girl" – Wed., Mar. 15, 2017

Cool History: Ice Cream, Gelato & Sorbet – Wed., Mar. 15, 2017

The Arcades Project in New York | Kenneth Goldsmith, David Kishik, Eric Jarosinski | Art and Literature Series Event – Wed., Mar. 15, 2017

Pachinko: Min Ji Lee – Wed., Mar. 15, 2017

New Nordic Cinema: Revenge – Wed., Mar. 15, 2017 - Thu., Mar. 16, 2017

MOCAREADS: Ten Restaurants that Changed America – Wed., Mar. 15, 2017

Magnum Photos Now | Documenting Revolution: Michael Christopher Brown and Susan Meiselas – Wed., Mar. 15, 2017

Jazz 101: Cool Jazz, Hard Bop, Modal Jazz, Free Jazz – Wed., Mar. 15, 2017

Irish Culture and Networking Night – Wed., Mar. 15, 2017

Bridge of Words: Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language – Wed., Mar. 15, 2017

Sexual Abuse During the Holocaust – Wed., Mar. 15, 2017

Harriet Washington: “Infectious Madness, the Well Curve and the Microbial Roots of Mental Disturbance” – Wed., Mar. 15, 2017

CaringLind Hosts Special Educational Meeting in Brooklyn: “Understanding Dementia for Caregivers” – Wed., Mar. 15, 2017

African Modernism: Iwan Baan – Wed., Mar. 15, 2017

A Power of Immigrant Communities - A Neighborhood Gathering in Brooklyn – Wed., Mar. 15, 2017

"Home Port: Dieppe and Cologne in The Frick Collection," by Susan Grace Galassi, The Frick Collection – Wed., Mar. 15, 2017

Animal Intent (Exhibition) – Wed., Mar. 15, 2017

New Architecture at the Waterfront Tour: From the Whitney to Hudson Yards – Wed., Mar. 15, 2017

Women in the Surrealist Movement – Tue., Mar. 14, 2017

Uptown Showdown: Fact vs. Fiction – Tue., Mar. 14, 2017

Political Satirist P. J. O’Rourke in Conversation with NPR's “Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me" host Peter Sagal – Tue., Mar. 14, 2017

Gross History – Tue., Mar. 14, 2017

Thank You for Coming to Hattiesburg: Todd Barry & Jon Wurster – Tue., Mar. 14, 2017

Robert Lepage with Paul Holdengräber: Theater of Memory – Tue., Mar. 14, 2017

No Friends but the Mountains – Tue., Mar. 14, 2017

Book Launch | We: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere By Gillian Anderson and Jennifer Nadel – Tue., Mar. 14, 2017

Athletes of God: Kyle Froman's Dance Photography – Tue., Mar. 14, 2017

The Rabbi’s Atheist Daughter: Ernestine Rose, International Feminist Pioneer – Tue., Mar. 14, 2017

The Black Calhouns – Tue., Mar. 14, 2017

Art as Necessity in New York City's Public Schools – Tue., Mar. 14, 2017

‘How the Past Helps Shape China’s Push for Global Power’: Author Howard French in Conversation – Tue., Mar. 14, 2017

Nocturnes – Tue., Mar. 14, 2017

New Directions in Menswear – Tue., Mar. 14, 2017

Animal Intent (Exhibition) – Tue., Mar. 14, 2017

CityLaw Breakfast with MTA's Michael Horodniceanu | Building Mega-Projects: Lessons From the Second Avenue Subway – Tue., Mar. 14, 2017

Jewish Broadway: Live on Stage! – Mon., Mar. 13, 2017

Crepuscolo Götterämmerung: Song Settings at the Twilight of the Ancien Régime – Mon., Mar. 13, 2017

American Museum of Natural History Presents | Frontiers Lecture: Pluto Revealed! – Mon., Mar. 13, 2017

YPN Speaker Series: Defending Our Sanctuary City – Mon., Mar. 13, 2017

Work Is Dead: Questioning the Promise of Basic Income Guarantees – Mon., Mar. 13, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience's Open Books Series - Brian Eugenio Herrera – Mon., Mar. 13, 2017

The Home That Was My Country: A Memoir of Syria – Mon., Mar. 13, 2017

Gillian Anderson & Jennifer Nadel | WE: A Manifesto for Women – Mon., Mar. 13, 2017

Fallen Glory: The Life and Deaths of History's Greatest Buildings – Mon., Mar. 13, 2017

Down and Out in the New Economy: How People Find (or Don't Find) Work Today – Mon., Mar. 13, 2017