92Y TALKS and INTERVIEWS FALL HIGHLIGHTS

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FALL HIGHLIGHTS

92Y TALKS and INTERVIEWS

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Jimmy Page, Henry Kissinger, Amy Poehler, Bill Cunningham, Norman Lear,Mario Batali, Justice Stephen Breyer, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Alec Baldwin, Leon Panetta, Tom Brokaw, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Gary Shteyngart, Comic Con and more

 

New York, NY, July 21, 2014—Had enough pre-packaged “buzz,” complex issues boiled down to tweetable snippets, entertainers reduced to gossip column fodder? Skip the frenzy and come to 92Y to hear thoughtful discussions with the people who shape our world, have suggestions about how to improve it or help us have fun along the way: intellectuals, policy makers, writers, artists, comedians and business leaders. Wide-ranging interviews, answers that aren’t rushed or cut, and the chance to ask questions yourself – all available at 92Y.

New events will be added throughout the fall – check www.92Y.org for the latest information.

 

Wed, Sep 3, 8 pm, from $30

Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis | BILL CUNNINGHAM

The man in the blue jacket on the bicycle, whose photos have helped define New York fashion on and off the street, gives a rare interview.

 

Wed, Sep 10, 7:30 pm, from $30

THE REAL WOLF OF WALL STREET

Jordan Belfort, Daniel Alonso, Kelly Evans and Thane Rosenbaum

The actual “wolf” talks with former Assistant US District Attorney Daniel Alonso, NBC anchor Kelly Evans and NYU Law School professor Thane Rosenbaum about the law and culture of Wall Street.

 

 

* * * SPECIAL EVENT * * *

Sun, Sep 21-Mon, Sep 22, 12 – 6 pm

THE SOCIAL GOOD SUMMIT: #2030NOW: CONNECTING FOR GOOD, CONNECTING FOR ALL

With KUMI NAIDOO, MUHAMMAD YUNUS, MEGAN SMITH, PETE CASHMORE, WENDY NORMAN, YAEL MAGUIRE, HELEN CLARK, TROY CARTER, AVI REICHENTAL and others

Presented with Mashable, the United Nations Foundation, the United Nations Development Programme and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and made possible in partnership with Ericsson.

The fifth annual Social Good Summit, a unique convening of world leaders, new media and technology experts, grassroots activists and voices from around the world will take September 21 and 22 at 92nd Street Y in New York City, coinciding with United Nations Week. The theme of this year’s Summit – Connecting for Good, Connecting for All – will challenge speakers, participants, and a growing worldwide community to explore how technology and new media can be leveraged to benefit people everywhere, to create a better world by the year 2030. 92Y presents The Social Good Summit in partnership with the United Nations Foundation, Mashable, the United Nations Development Programme and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Journalists and bloggers are welcome! For more info, go to http://www.92y.org/tickets/production.aspx?pid=106021. To register as a blogger or journalist, go to http://mashable.com/sgs/press-registration/

 

 

Sun, Sep 28, 2:30 pm, from $30

SEN. KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND

The New York Senator and rising political star talks about what’s wrong (and right) in Washington and the importance of engaging the next generation.

 

Sun, Sep 28, 8:15 pm, from $30

GARY SHTEYNGART and ANYA VON BREMZEN with BUDD MISHKIN

Of course, it wasn’t easy growing up in the Soviet Union. For these two writers, it was also crazy, comic and moving.

 

Wed, Oct 1, 8:15 pm, from $30

WHEN YOUR LIFE IS ON FIRE, WHAT WOULD YOU SAVE?

With Alan Alda, Jane Pauley, Fred Newman and Erik Kolbell

Imagine that not just your house, but everything you are is on fire. What do you value most in life? To start you pondering, an intriguing group offers their own answers.

 

Thu, Oct 2, 8 pm, from $30

HENRY KISSINGER

The Nobel Laureate and former presidential adviser shares his ideas for establishing international order in a world of chaotic rivalries, ideological extremes and proliferating technology.

 

Fri, Oct 3-Sun, Oct 12

NEW YORK COMIC CON PRESENTS NY SUPER WEEK AT 92Y

The East Coast’s biggest and most dynamic pop culture convention comes to 92Y. We’ll host a series of events with some of the most exciting people in the entertainment business as part of New York Super Week. Check 92Y.org/ComicCon for updates.

 

Tue, Oct 7, 5:30 pm, from $30

HUMANS OF NEW YORK with BRANDON STANTON

Stanton’s first book, drawn from his quirky blog of the same name, is likely to emerge as the bestselling photography title ever. He says everyone has a story to tell. Come hear his.

 

Tue, Oct 7, 7:15 pm, from $30

LEON PANETTA

The inside story from a former director of the CIA, Defense Secretary, White House Chief of Staff, Director of the Office of Management and Budget and U. S. Representative.

 

Thu, Oct 9, 8:15 pm, from $30

Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis Special Event: TERI AGINS

Are fast fashion, celebrity designers, glitter and stardust hurting the fashion industry? Journalist Agins says they are.

 

Sun, Oct 12, 7 pm, from $30

MARIO BATALI and MARK BITTMAN

Culinary heavyweights duke it out in the battle over slow food vs. fast cooking.

 

Tue, Oct 14, 7:30 pm, from $30

NORMAN LEAR

The man who transformed television with “All in the Family” and made sitcoms a venue for social commentary and satire reflects on TV then and now.

 

Wed, Oct 15, 8:15 pm, from $30

WHY LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION MATTERS: MICHAEL ROTH with FRANK BRUNI

Contentious debate over the benefits—or drawbacks—of a liberal education is as old as America itself. Are the liberal arts an anachronism for all but the privileged few or essential for developing innovative, critical thought and creative potential? Wesleyan University President Michael S. Roth, author of the new book Beyond the University, makes the case for the American tradition of humanist education to New York Times op-ed columnist Frank Bruni.

 

Mon, Oct 20, 8:15 pm, from $30

STARS OF JERSEY BOYS

Oh, what a night! Tony winner Christian Hoff, Tony nominee J. Robert Spencer, Michael Longoria and Daniel Reichard give the inside story on the hit show.

 

Tue, Oct 21, 7 pm, from $30

Forum Film Festival with Thane Rosenbaum | THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE with JUSTICE STEPHEN BREYER

The Forum on Law, Culture and Society presents its 9th annual film festival, with movies that illuminate moral and legal dilemmas followed by a post-screening discussion. Tonight, what does Supreme Court Justice Breyer make of the “rough justice” of the American frontier, as shown in this John Ford/John Wayne/Jimmy Stewart classic?

 

Wed, Oct 22, 7 pm, from $30

Forum Film Festival with Thane Rosenbaum | SUBMISSION with AYAAN HIRSI ALI and BRET STEPHENS

Ten years after this film’s director, Theo van Gogh, was assassinated in retaliation for this film, activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali, who wrote the screenplay, discusses the movie with Wall Street Journal‘s Bret Stephens.

 

Sun, Oct 26, 3 pm, from $30

Forum Film Festival with Thane Rosenbaum | THE LINCOLN LAWYER with MICHAEL CONNELLY and MARGARITA LEVIEVA

The movie’s starring actress and the bestselling novelist who wrote the book on which the movie is based discuss how law often has nothing to do with truth, innocence or guilt and what happens when it really has to grapple with justice.

 

Tue, Oct 28, 7:30 pm, from $30

AMY POEHLER with SETH MEYERS

Seth Meyers said, “Yes, please” when we asked him if he wanted to interview Amy Poehler here. Plus, her first book is titled Yes, Please.

 

Tue, Oct 28, 8:15 pm, from $24

BREAST CANCER UPDATE with DR. LARRY NORTON and SIDDHARTHA MUKHERJEE

One of the leading oncologists studying breast cancer talks with the Pulitzer-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer.

 

Thu, Oct 30, 7 pm, from $50

DOMINIQUE ANSEL

The Cronut’s creator tells all.

 

Thu, Oct 30, 7:30 pm, from $30

DAVID PETRAEUS and JOHN NAGL on AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY

How 21st century warfare differs from war in the past and what America needs to do to be ready for it.

 

Mon, Nov 3, 7:30 pm, from $30

JIMMY PAGE

If there’s a bustle in your hedgerow, don’t get dazed and confused. Just join us at 92Y, where we’ve got a whole lotta love for the quintessential guitar hero.

 

Tue, Nov 4, 7:30 pm, from $30

ALEC BALDWIN WITH DICK CAVETT

They’re friends, neighbors and iconic New Yorkers. Tonight, Baldwin asks Cavett the questions.

 

Tue, Nov 11, 8:15 pm, from $30

TOM BROKAW and MARY ELISE SAROTTE ON THE ACCIDENTAL COLLAPSE OF THE BERLIN WALL

While it was clear that the Soviet grip on Eastern Europe was loosening in 1989, when the Berlin Wall started to come down, it was a surprise to everybody. The end of the Wall wasn’t planned, it wasn’t ceremonial, it wasn’t a result of a diplomatic bargain. Find out what really happened that night.

 

Thu, Nov 20, 8 pm, from $30

ELIE WIESEL

The Nobel Prize-winner and founder of the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity offers insight and compassion drawn from a lifetime of working for what is best in all of us.

 

Sun, Nov 23, 7:30 pm, from $30

NICHOLAS KRISTOF AND SHERYL WuDUNN

How any one of us can actually help make the world a better place, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning husband-and-wife team who’ve seen a lot of the best and worst the world offers.

 

Thu, Dec 4, 8 pm, from $24

WENDY WHELAN and VICTORIA TENNANT on IRINA BARONOVA

One of today’s greatest ballet dancers talks with the daughter of one of yesterday’s greats. Irina Baronova was just 13 when George Balanchine hired her to dance for the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. NYCB’s Wendy Whelan talks with Baronova’s daughter, acclaimed actress Victoria Tennant, about her mother’s legacy.

 

Thu, Dec 4, 8:15 pm, from $30

DALIA RABIN and DENNIS ROSS on AMERICA AND ISRAEL

The former Israeli Deputy Minister of Defense and current chair of the Yitzhak Rabin Center talks with the former US Ambassador to Israel about U.S. involvement in the Middle East and Israel’s future.

 

Wed, Dec 10, 8 pm, from $30

ANDY BOROWITZ

A look at the year’s biggest, best (and worst) stories.

 

 

ABOUT 92Y

Now celebrating its 140th Anniversary, 92nd Street Y is a world-class, nonprofit cultural and community center that fosters the mental, physical and spiritual health of people throughout their lives, offering: wide-ranging conversations with the world’s best minds; an outstanding range of programming in the performing, visual and literary arts; fitness and sports programs; and activities for children and families. 92Y is reimagining what it means to be a community center in the digital age, transforming the way people share ideas and translate them into action both locally and around the world. More than 300,000 people visit 92Y annually; millions more participate in 92Y’s digital and online initiatives. A proudly Jewish organization since its founding in 1874, 92Y embraces its Jewish heritage and welcomes people of all backgrounds and perspectives. For more information, visit www.92Y.org.

 

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