92Y Highlights, Usher & Harry Belafonte, Judith Light and more

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From groundbreaking entertainers and activists to spiritual leaders
Usher Raymond on Art and Activism
With Harry Belafonte

Join Usher Raymond IV for a discussion with prominent figures from the creative community on the human issues of injustice that persist in our country. Hear how thought leaders hope to raise consciousness through activism and artistic means, promoting justice, peace and equality — and find out what you can do to make a difference.
Fri, Oct 23, 7:30 pm

A Conversation with “Transparent”‘s Judith Light
“Transparent”just had a big night at the Emmys®. See its co-star Judith Light as she dishes on the hit show and her varied career.
Mon, Dec 14, 7:30 pm

YA Lit at 92Y: David Baldacci, Cassandra Clare and Holly Black
It’s a YA lover’s dream: Baldacci on his new title, The Keeper, and Clare and Black on their latest joint effort, The Copper Gauntlet.
Thu, Oct 22, 6 pm

Shonda Rhimes: Year of Yes
Last night Viola Davis became the first African-American woman to win a best actress Emmy, for Shonda Rhimes’ “How to Get Away With Murder.” What happened when Rhimes ( “Scandal,” “Grey’s Anatomy”) said “yes” for a year? Find out and be inspired.
Mon, Nov 9, 7:30 pm

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks: Not in God’s Name — Confronting Religious Violence
Religion may seem to be behind much of our world’s violence but could it also offer the path to peace? Rabbi Sacks believes so.
Sun, Nov 8, 8 pm

High Holidays
Yom Kippur Services at 92Y
Celebrate with us this week
Wednesday is Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year, a day of reflection and repentance. Do you know how you’ll be celebrating? We invite you to join the 92Y community at our Main, Youth and Family Services this week. Are you unable to make it in person? You can still participate by tuning into our Livecast.

Tue-Wed, Sep 22-23

Two of the season’s most anticipated novels
David Mitchell and John Irving read
David Mitchell: Slade House
It started as a story written for Twitter, and now it’s an epic, time-bending thriller from the author of Cloud Atlas and The Bone Clocks. Don’t miss David Mitchell as he reads from Slade House.
Tue, Nov 3, 8 pm

John Irving: Avenue of Mysteries
John Irving has been called a modern-day Dickens for the warmth and sweep of his novels. See him read from his latest, Avenue of Mysteries, which follows an old man on a journey into the past.
Thu, Nov 5, 8 pm


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