Daily Archives: October 30, 2013

  • Reading with Adélia Prado & Ellen Doré Watson

    One of the foremost poets of Brazil, Adélia Prado is the author of eight books of poetry, two of which have been translated into English, including her newest collection Ex-Voto (2013). She was praised by Veja (Brazil’s Newsweek) as “a writer of … brilliance and invincible simplicity.” In this visit to New York, Prado will read poems with her English language translator Ellen Doré Watson. […]

  • Reading Rooms & Libraries in 19th-Century NYC

    Join us as we recreate a tavern experience of reading a 19th-century newspaper by candlelight. With that understanding as the backdrop, follow Dr. Jill Lord as she traces the history of public spaces for reading. Taverns, booksellers, and members-only societal libraries were the norm until 1854 when the first public library in the United States, […]

  • SATContemporary Reading Series: Sleep/Svevn

    Written by Jon Fosse (Norway, 2005). Following the lives of a young man and woman as they age, Sleep is beautiful story about love, disappointment, hope, and death where both the past and future are always a part of the present moment.

  • Argentine Tango with Gabriel Misse and Analia Centurion

    Gabriel Misse and Analia Centurion return from Buenos Aires to guest teach and perform at the Dardo Galletto Studios in midtown Manhattan.   The renowned couple, most recently seen on City Center’s Fall for Dance, will teach classes for tango dancers on all levels and will also perform during two Milongas (tango parties) at the studio.   […]

  • Dark Universe Space Show

    The universe is a curious place—more so than we ever imagined. As scientists unravel the complexities of the cosmos, key findings are revealing amazing new frontiers for exploration. Come along on a journey about what we already know—and about the mysteries we have yet to solve—in Dark Universe, a new Space Show coming to the […]