March 19-26: HONY’s Brandon Stanton with Adam Braun, Alice Hoffman, SJP & More

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Tomorrow: Entrepreneur Adam Braun in Conversation with HONY Founder Brandon Stanton

Adam Braun

Adam Braun started Pencils of Promise with just $25 and the inspiration he found during a trip to India. Meet Braun tomorrow, March 20, at Barnes & Noble – Union Square, where he and Brandon Stanton, founder of Humans of New York will discuss his nonprofit organization that builds schools and offers educational opportunities to children in developing countries. Braun will also discuss his new book The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change. He gave us a preview of what he’ll speak about, including the most important life lessons he has learned along the way.

Sarah Jessica Parker with Jonathan Tisch
Join Sarah Jessica Parker who will be interviewed by Jonathan Tisch about her upbringing in Ohio, Broadway childhood and newly launched line of shoes, handbags and trench coats. When & Where: Thursday, May 15, 8 p.m. at 92nd Street Y


Top 10 Upcoming Lectures, Readings & Discussions in NYC
• Meet legendary musician Richard Hell, a key player in the original “punk” movement. Thursday, March 20, 7 p.m. at The Strand Bookstore

• Enjoy a free night of museum events at Spring Night at the Frick Collection. Friday, March 21, 6 p.m. at The Frick Collection

• Take a guided tour of Manhattan’s Gold Coast with an architectural historian who will speak about New York’s Gilded Age. Saturday, March 22, 2 p.m. at the Museum of the City of New York

• Discover the history of yoga and physical culture in Tibetan Buddhism. Sunday, March 23, 4:15 p.m. at the Rubin Museum of Art

• Attend a reading of In the Wake with award-winning author Lisa Kron. Monday, March 24, 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble – Upper East Side

Journey through the universe to examine planetary nebula, stunning supernova remnants and captivating star clusters. Tuesday, March 25, 6:30 p.m. at the American Museum of Natural History

• Join renowned architect Robert A.M. Stern as he talks about the planned garden suburb, a phenomenon brought over from late 18th-century England. Tuesday, March 25, 6:30 p.m. at the New-York Historical Society

• Meet media moguls Arianna Huffington and Barbara Walters as they discuss Huffington’s book Thrive as well as her career and personal life. Tuesday, March 25, 8 p.m. at 92nd Street Y

• Get lost in The Museum of Extraordinary Things, a fairy tale and historical fiction, with author Alice Hoffman who is joined by historian Suzanne Wasserman. Wednesday, March 26, 6:30 p.m. at the Tenement Museum

• Meet artist Mary Heilmann (recent shows include New Museum; Kunst Museum Bonn; Neus Museum), who will speak with an art history professor. Wednesday, March 26, 6:30 p.m. at New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture

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