Past events

Sat, Mar 4, 2017 @ 6:00 AM - Sun, Apr 16, 2017 @ 6:00 PM

Tilt Kids Festival

The second annual Tilt Kids Festival invites you on a journey across the arts—and on our train, there is no quiet car! Tilt encourages a sense of freedom and adventure in the ways young people encounter art. Kids and adults alike will discover new works by international artists that offer mind-opening experiences and celebrate diversity across cultures. No matter how old you are, we hope you’ll join us this spring and let curiosity be your guide!
Sun, Mar 5, 2017 - Sun, Apr 16, 2017

"White Guy On The Bus" at 59E59 Theaters

A fearless new play by Bruce Graham (the writer behind 59E59 Theaters sold-out hit shows Any Given Monday and The Outgoing Tide) that unravels a complex web of moral ambiguity, revenge, and racial bias.
Mon, Apr 3, 2017 - Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Brits Off Broadway: "A Gambler's Guide to Dying"

What are the odds of living an extraordinary life? This is the story of one boy's granddad who won a fortune betting on the 1966 soccer World Cup and, when diagnosed with cancer, gambled it all on living to see the year 2000. A Gambler's Guide to Dying is an intergenerational tale of what we live for and what we leave behind.
Wed, Apr 12, 2017 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

NYPL Book Discussion: "The Nightingale" by Kristin Hannah

"With courage, grace and powerful insight, bestselling author Kristin Hannah captures the epic panorama of WWII and illuminates an intimate part of history seldom seen: the women's war." - Amazon
Wed, Apr 12, 2017 - Mon, Apr 17, 2017

Salon NYC 2017

Salon is a 4 day exhibition, showcasing 75 artists from 22 countries. The exhibition will show the latest and most exciting decorative art paintings at the highest skill level. There will be demonstrations and lectures from the worlds most gifted painters.
Thu, Apr 13, 2017 @ 6:30 PM - Thu, Apr 13, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

"To Fool the Rain: Haiti's Poor and their Pathway to a Better Life" at Shakespeare & Co.

Steven Werlin,a faculty member at Shimer College in Chicago, first began traveling to Haiti in 1996 to learn from literacy programs abroad. In 2005, he settled in a small village in the mountains above Port-au-Prince. Since 2010, he has been working for Chemen Lavi Miyo, a program for the extreme poor. He currently acts as CLM's communications and learning officer. He will present his book, "To Fool the Rain: Haiti's Poor and their Pathway to a Better Life." Q&A and book signing to follow.
Mon, Apr 17, 2017 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

York Theatre Company Presents "The Jim Morgan Party"

The York welcomes the spring with a Spring Concert celebrating James Morgan's 20th anniversary as York Producing Artistic Director. This special FUN-raiser event will be held on Monday, April 17th, with a sit-down dinner at an area restaurant (Premium ticket-buyers only) beginning at 6:00 p.m., a concert celebration at 8 p.m. with some very special guests to be announced shortly, and champagne and dessert immediately following the concert at the York to toast Jim and his dedication the York and the American musical.
Tue, Apr 18, 2017 @ 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

FIAF Cinema: "Coup de torchon"

An inspired rendering of Jim Thompson’s pulp novel Pop. 1280, Bertrand Tavernier’s Coup de torchon (Clean Slate) deftly transplants the story of an inept police chief turned heartless killer and his scrappy mistress from the American South to French West Africa.
Tue, Apr 18, 2017 @ 5:30 PM - Tue, Apr 18, 2017 @ 9:00 PM

Confucius Institute Chinese Business Series: “The Future of eCommerce: Insights and a Conversation with Alibaba"

On Tuesday, April 18, the Confucius Institute for Business at SUNY will present the next in their Chinese Business Series: " The Future of eCommerce - Insights and a Conversation with Alibaba." Alibaba is the world’s biggest e-commerce company, with more than 450 million users. Brion Tingler, Alibaba’s Head of External Affairs in New York City, will join SUNY’s Confucius Institute for Business’ Special Advisor Michael Zakkour, for a brief presentation and conversation about the current and future state of e-commerce in China, in the US, and globally.
Wed, Apr 19, 2017 @ 6:30 PM - Wed, Apr 19, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

Lee Siegel at Shakespeare & Co.

Author and cultural critic Lee Siegel will read from "The Draw," his new memoir about growing up in New Jersey and striving to make his way up through society and out of a family that has been emotionally and psychologically devastated by economic misfortune. Q& A and book signing to follow.
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