FALL HIGHLIGHTS 92Y TALKS and INTERVIEWS; Iman, Robert Battle, Anthony Bourdain, Alison Brie, Cindy Crawford, Chelsea Clinton, Dick Van Dyke, Gloria Estefan, Bobby Flay, John Fogerty, Ted Koppel, Nathan Lane, Nigella Lawson, Judith Light, John Leguizamo, Bill Nye, Jacques Pépin, David Spade, Martha Stewart, Jason Sudeikis, George Takei, Tom Wolfe, and more

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FALL HIGHLIGHTS

92Y TALKS and INTERVIEWS

Iman, Robert Battle, Anthony Bourdain, Alison Brie, Cindy Crawford, Chelsea Clinton, Dick Van Dyke, Gloria Estefan, Bobby Flay, John Fogerty, Ted Koppel, Nathan Lane, Nigella Lawson, Judith Light, John Leguizamo, Bill Nye, Jacques Pépin, David Spade, Martha Stewart, Jason Sudeikis, George Takei, Tom Wolfe, and more


New York, NY, July 22, 2015 – There are few places in the world where you could, on any given night, run into a world-famous author, rock legend, supermodel, top scientist, movie star, or television pioneer. 92Y is that rare place to hear thoughtful, in-depth conversations about world issues; hilarious thoughts from your favorite movie and TV stars; and kitchen tales from world-class chefs. Here are some season highlights – tickets are on sale now at www.92y.org.

 

For a full list of talks, please go to www.92y.org/Talks.

SLEEPING WITH OTHER PEOPLE: PREVIEW SCREENING AND CONVERSATION WITH JASON SUDEIKIS, ALISON BRIE AND LESLYE HEADLAND

Thu, Sep 3, 7:30 pm, tickets from $32

Can love still bloom while you’re sleeping with other people? After a preview screening, comedy superstars Jason Sudeikis and Alison Brie take the stage with filmmaker Leslye Headland to discuss love, monogamy, friendship, and one-night stands.

Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis | A CONVERSATION WITH IMAN 

Tue, Sep 8, 8 pm, tickets from $32

Iman is a supermodel, mother, CEO and the daughter of an African diplomat. Hear where she started, and where she plans on going.

GEORGE TAKEI WITH JORDAN ROTH

Sun, Sep 20, 8:15 pm, tickets from $32

Star Trek, Facebook, and now Broadway. Ohhhhh myyyyyy!

CHELSEA CLINTON: IT’S YOUR WORLD: GET INFORMED, GET INSPIRED & GET GOING!

Mon, Sep 21, 7:30 pm, tickets from $32

You’re never too young to make a difference. That’s the message in Chelsea Clinton’s inspiring and motivational first book for young readers in which she tells inspiring stories of young people who are already making an impact on their own communities and around the globe.

DAVID JOHANSEN IN CONVERSATION WITH BUDD MISHKIN

Mon, Sep 21, 8:15 pm, tickets from $32

The New York Dolls, Buster Poindexter, The Harry Smiths – David Johansen discusses his genre-busting life in music.

A Fashion Icons Book Launch Event | INTERVIEW WITH CINDY CRAWFORD

Tue, Sep 29, 7:30 pm, tickets from $32

One of the original supermodels, Cindy Crawford defined that pivotal moment when fashion models became cultural stars. In her new book, Becoming, Cindy combines over 150 of her most iconic images with essays that highlight the lessons learned along the way.

RECIPE FOR A GREAT CONVERSATION: MARTHA STEWART AND RUTH REICHL WITH PETER ELLIOT

Tue, Sep 29, 8:15 pm, tickets from $32

As Ruth says, “Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious.”

BOBBY FLAY AND SAM SIFTON: THE “THROWDOWN” STAR SERVES IT UP

Sun, Oct 4, 7:30 pm, tickets from $32

Brunch-booster Bobby Flay, author of the upcoming Brunch @ Bobby’s, talks with brunch-boo-er Sam Sifton, who once wrote “Brunch is just a large sleeping pill taken in advance of an afternoon on the couch doing the crossword and dozing, or watching sports, or crying into your pillow about how miserable brunch was when you thought it was going to be great.” Game on!

NATHAN LANE IN CONVERSATION WITH DEVLIN ELLIOTT

Mon, Oct 5, 7:30 pm, tickets from $32

Known for hits on stage, screen and TV — The Producers, The Birdcage and Modern Family among othersNathan Lane now adds his first picture book, Naughty Mabel, the tale of a sassy, classy French bulldog.

CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL’S JOHN FOGERTY IN CONVERSATION

Tue, Oct 6, 8:15 pm, tickets from $32

No, it’s not “there’s a bathroom on the right.” It’s “there’s a bad moon on the rise.” He wrote “Bad Moon Rising,” “Fortunate Son,” Proud Mary” and “Down on the Corner,” among many others. His new memoir tells the tale of those legendary songs, as well as his subsequent retreat from music and ultimately, his return to it as a solo artist.

JACQUES PÉPIN AND ANTHONY BOURDAIN: HOME AND AWAY

Tue, Oct 6, 7:30 pm, tickets from $32

Anthony Bourdain has said “I feel that if Jacques Pépin shows you how to make an omelet, the matter is pretty much settled.” Imagine their conversation on our stage, celebrating the master’s 80th birthday.

DICK VAN DYKE IN CONVERSATION

Tue, Oct 13, 7:30 pm, tickets from $32

Tales galore from seven decades of funny on TV, film and stage, from Rob Petrie to Bert the chimney sweep to Conrad Birdie’s manager. We just wonder: did he actually ever get hurt tripping over that ottoman?

GLORIA AND EMILIO ESTEFAN IN CONVERSATION

Mon, Oct 19, 7:30 pm, tickets from $32

Immigrated from Cuba, met first as bandmates, topped the charts in the 1980s and ’90s with Miami Sound Machine; got married, raised a son, suffered horrible bus accident, made miraculous recovery & comeback, still in love 40 years later. They talk love and music as their story heads to Broadway in On Your Feet!

DAVID SPADE IN CONVERSATION

Sun, Oct 25, 7 pm, tickets from $32

Snide as usual, Spade calls his new memoir, Almost Interesting, a “must” buy and a “maybe” read. We’ll call this conversation a “must” see. Buh-bye.

THE BONFIRE OF THE VANITIES: SCREENING AND CONVERSATION WITH TOM WOLFE, PREET BHARARA AND THANE ROSENBAUM

Tue, Oct 27, 7 pm, tickets from $32

After a screening of Bonfire of the Vanities, Wolfe’s scathing and cautionary tale about Masters of the Universe, the author joins Thane Rosenbaum and US Attorney Preet Bharara to talk about Wall Street excess and entitlement, past and present.

LISA RANDALL WITH BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY

Tue, Oct 27, 7:30 pm, tickets from $32

The first female theoretical physicist tenured at Harvard, Lisa Randall is joined by Bill Nye to discuss dark matter—and evidence of how it may be interacting with matter here on earth.

TED KOPPEL: LIGHTS OUT

Wed, Oct 28, 7:30 pm, tickets from $32

After recent cyber attacks on both private and public sectors, our infrastructural vulnerabilities have become a major national security issue. The ABC News veteran sounds the alarm about the threat of a major cyber attack on America’s power grid, and how unprepared we are for when the lights go out.

SIMPLY NIGELLA: NIGELLA LAWSON

Thu, Nov 5, 8:15 pm, tickets from $32

Everyone – not just “domestic goddesses” – can have delicious food on a daily basis without stress. Nigella tells us how!

JOHN LEGUIZAMO IN CONVERSATION
PRESENTED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL

Fri, Nov 13, 8 pm, tickets from $32

John Leguizamo’s 30-year career in show business has included turns in movies such as Chef, Ride Along, Romeo + Juliet, Moulin Rouge! and Carlito’s Way and onstage in five award-winning one-man shows. He talks about his early years in blue-collar Queens, his offstage life in love and marriage, his salvation through acting and writing and his colorful career trajectory. He’s the author of a new graphic novel, Ghetto Klown—a new adaptation of his award-winning Broadway play and HBO special.

CELEBRATING ALVIN AILEY: ROBERT BATTLE WITH BUDD MISHKIN

Tue, Nov 17, 8:15 pm, tickets from $32

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater made its debut on the 92Y stage in 1958 and then later premiered the landmark Revelations in a now-fabled performance in 1960. Led by Alvin Ailey and a group of young African-American modern dancers, that performance changed forever the perception of American dance. The Ailey Company has gone on to perform for an estimated 25 million people at theaters in 48 states and 71 countries on six continents—as well as millions more through television broadcasts. Hear from artistic director Robert Battle and other guests about their unique history, their exciting upcoming season, and the company’s remarkable journey.

JUDITH LIGHT IN CONVERSATION

Mon, Dec 14, 7:30 pm, tickets from $32

It’s “Transparent”-ly clear that this will be a fascinating conversation. Let there be Light!

Discounted Tickets for 35 and Under – www.92Y.org/LexList

 

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