Kirsten Gillibrand & Gloria Steinem, Gary Shteyngart, Larry Wilmore & more

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Introducing the 92Y Talks podcast ….

The Creative Spark
Comedy Central’s Larry Wilmore with filmmaker Brian Koppelman
What is creativity? The question has long fascinated movie maven Brian Koppelman (RoundersThe Illusionist, Ocean’s 13). Join him to discover what Larry Wilmore, future host of “The Minority Report” on Comedy Central, has to say about that elusive spark.

Thu, Sep 4, 8 pm

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand with Gloria Steinem: Off the Sidelines
Calling all women: get involved politically and be heard. That’s the passionate message of NY Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s new book, Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World. Hear all about it when she sits down with feminist icon Gloria Steinem.

Kirsten Gillibrand will sign copies of Off the Sidelines after the talk. Book will be available for purchase.

Sun, Sep 29, 2:30 pm

New York Stories with Budd Mishkin: Born in the USSR
Gary Shteyngart and Anya Von Bremzen
The madness of Soviet Russia, the immigrant experience of coming to America, the legacy of Russian culture: all are captured with hilarity and heartbreak by Gary Shteyngart in his memoir Little Failure and by Anya Von Bremzen in her food memoir Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking. Now see them together on one stage.

Gary Shteyngart and Anya Von Bremzen will sign copies of Little Failure and Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking after the talk. Books will be available for purchase.

Sun, Sep 28, 7:30 pm

The O'Neill Center
The O’Neill Center: 50 Years of Creating American Theater
August Wilson’s Fences, John Guare’s The House of Blue Leaves, Wendy Wasserstein’s Uncommon Women and Others …

For 50 years no place has given rise to more classic American plays and musicals than the O’Neill Center. Join artistic directorsWendy Goldberg, of the National Playwrights Conference, andPaulette Haupt, of the National Music Theater Conference—plus distinguished alumni Adam GwonSarah Hammond andDeborah Zoe Laufer—for an inside look at its influential role.

Mon, Sep 8, 7:30 pm

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