Manhattan Tue, Oct 15, 2013, 8:00 pm
Physicist Josef Eisinger, author of “Einstein on the Road,” paints a fascinating portrait of Einstein the man as he reveals the genius’s private travel diaries and unique musings on royalty, presidents, movie stars, politics, eminent scientist and Zionism during the time of the Weimar Republic. Free. Reception and book signing ...
Brooklyn Wed, Oct 16, 2013, 6:30 pm
Co-written by Raymond Chandler and Billy Wilder, Double Indemnity is based on the great James M. Cain novella and stars Barbara Stanwyck and Fred McMurray.
bronx Wed, Oct 02, 2013, 10:00 am
Photographs can become powerful records of inner life when taken over time and combined in different sequences. Using Wave Hill’s beautiful fall landscape, participants work closely with artist Benjamin Swett to explore the ways photographs can capture and record the photographer’s personal experience of nature. Sessions combine outdoor photography and ...
Manhattan Wed, Oct 16, 2013, 7:30 pm
Two great forces, science and religion, have shaped the world and our lives. What is the nature of their relationship? What are the central pillars of biology, physics, and astronomy? What is the role of faith? Dr. Alan Lightman, best-selling author of Einstein's Dreams, will speak about these issues at ...
Manhattan Thu, Oct 17, 2013, 7:30 pm
An impressive roster of CMS artists kick off the Chamber Music Society’s 45th season. Opening night includes Tchaikovsky’s colorful "Serenade," Mendelssohn’s stately "Sinfonia," and Bartók’s folk-infused "Divertimento."
Manhattan Thu, Oct 17, 2013, 6:00 pm
The Barnard theatre department presents Caryl Churchill’s now-classic play Top Girls. From its opening moments Top Girls sets contemporary women’s struggles for power, recognition, and equality against the rich background of feminist history.
Manhattan Thu, Oct 17, 2013, 6:30 pm
Acclaimed poet Robert Pinsky reads and discusses selections from the work of Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849) in conjunction with the exhibition "Edgar Allan Poe: Terror of the Soul" at the Morgan Library, which will be open at 5:30pm especially for program attendees.