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Bodies on the Line: Shirin Neshat & Carol Becker

Bodies on the Line: Shirin Neshat & Carol Becker

Columbia School of Arts Dean Carol Becker speaking with visual artist and filmmaker Shirin Neshat about her work, specifically her recent film “Women Without Men.” Bodies on the Line was a 9-day colloquium at New York University, bringing together 9 artists and writers from across genres and around the world to share work, ideas and [...]

Posted: Dec 20th, 2010 | Comments: 13
Quality, Taste, and Style: An Evening with Tim Gunn

Quality, Taste, and Style: An Evening with Tim Gunn

One of the hottest reality shows, Project Runway, introduced the world to the suave and unflappable Tim Gunn, former chair of the Fashion Design department at Parsons School for Design. Gunn discusses how the show became an overnight success. This consummate multi-tasker managed to show up every week as the star of two television shows, [...]

Posted: Sep 27th, 2010 | Comments: 2
Paul and Me: 53 Years of Adventures and Misadventures with My Pal, Paul Newman

Paul and Me: 53 Years of Adventures and Misadventures with My Pal, Paul Newman

Paul and Me is an intimate account by the bestselling author A. E. Hotchner of his remarkable, enduring, fifty-three year friendship with Hollywood legend Paul Newman. Hotchner shares their adventures: From travels across the globe to jointly owning fishing boats to coping with the loss of Newman’s son, Scott, to starting their food company, Newman’s [...]

Posted: May 12th, 2010 | Comments: 1
The Addams Family: an Evilution

The Addams Family: an Evilution

Tee & Charles Addams Foundation Director Kevin Miserocchi presents his new book, The Addams Family: an Evilution, in conjunction with The Museum of the City of New York’s current exhibit Charles Addams’s New York. Charles Addams’s New York is an exhibition of original artworks by the legendaryNew Yorker cartoonist that capture Addams’s quintessentially idiosyncratic and [...]

Posted: Apr 7th, 2010 | Comments: 0
Sharing Our Humanity through 9/11 Remembrances

Sharing Our Humanity through 9/11 Remembrances

THIRTEEN presents the first lecture in The National September 11 Memorial & Museum‘s series, “9/11, Today and Tomorrow.” Dave Isay, founder of StoryCorps—a national initiative documenting stories of everyday Americans—has received numerous broadcasting honors including five Peabody Awards for his work. He is the author of four books including New York Times bestseller “Listening Is [...]

Posted: Apr 7th, 2010 | Comments: 0
Frances Perkins: The Woman Behind the New Deal

Frances Perkins: The Woman Behind the New Deal

Journalist and business writer Kirstin Downey celebrates her latest book, a portrait of this devoted public servant, a woman who changed the landscape of American business and society. Frances Perkins was this country’s first female cabinet secretary, and her work and actions greatly affected the New Deal and the whole of American politics at the time. [...]

Posted: Mar 17th, 2010 | Comments: 1
How Do Our Brains Cope with Long-term Stress?

How Do Our Brains Cope with Long-term Stress?

Arjia Rinpoche + Bruce S. McEwen A survivor of the Chinese Cultural Revolution talks to the Rockefeller University neuroendocrinologist about how stress hormones act on the brain and if Buddhist practice has anything to teach us about how we can control stress levels. Follow @RubinMuseum to learn more about the Rubin Museum of Art‘s events and [...]

Posted: Mar 10th, 2010 | Comments: 1
The Story of India

The Story of India

For  ”The Story of India,” Worldfocus news anchor Daljit Dhaliwal interviews three prominent South Asians from the New York community. Issues range from the birth of feminism in India to the importance of the arts during Akbar’s rule to the country’s growth as a technological and economic power. Here are the three interviews, in their [...]

Posted: Mar 3rd, 2010 | Comments: 1
Red Book Dialogues: Matthew Weiner

Red Book Dialogues: Matthew Weiner

In the spirit of RMA’s exhibition The Red Book of C.G. Jung, personalities from many different walks of life will be paired on stage with a psychoanalyst and invited to respond to and interpret a folio from Jung’s Red Book as a starting point for a wide-ranging conversation.  This week features Matthew Weiner and Morgan Stebbins. About [...]

Posted: Feb 10th, 2010 | Comments: 1
The Last Empress: Madame Chiang Kai-shek and the Birth of Modern China

The Last Empress: Madame Chiang Kai-shek and the Birth of Modern China

Hannah Pakula presents her work The Last Empress: Madame Chiang Kai-shek and the Birth of Modern China, which tells the epic story of one of the most remarkable and controversial women of the twentieth century, and of the advent of the Asian superpower to which the United States is now inexorably tied.  The wife of [...]

Posted: Feb 3rd, 2010 | Comments: 1
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