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Georgia Kral

Georgia Kral appears in the following:

Matvei Yankelevich and Rob Fitterman at the Poetry Project

Monday, June 07, 2010

The Poetry Project held a reading on a recent humid Wednesday evening at St. Mark's Church in the East Village featuring the contemporary poets Matvei Yankelevich and Robert Fitterman. Both poets are somewhat topical in their subject matter.  Yankelevich balances idealism with irony in the treatment of his hip themes, while Fitterman favors humor with a hint of self-deprecation.

The room was packed. 

Use the player above to listen to the entire event.

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David Remnick On Obama

Thursday, May 27, 2010

David Remnick, editor of The New Yorker magazine, engaged in a candid and casual conversation about his new book, "The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama," at Barnes & Noble, Union Square on April 28. After a brief history of why he chose to write a book on Obama, a figure who has been extensively covered, Remnick answered questions from the audience.

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Robert Moses vs. Jane Jacobs

Monday, May 24, 2010

Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses are routinely pitted against each other--or at least their philosophies are--in conversations regarding street life and car and highway culture in New York City.   Earlier this spring, the Museum of the City of New York hosted a panel discussion on the two big thinkers called "Robert Moses, Jane Jacobs and the Automobile." The auditorium was packed, and the conversation lively, as discussions on these contentious subjects often are.

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Taming the Gods with Ian Buruma

Friday, May 07, 2010

Ian Buruma, author of Taming the Gods: Religion and Democracy on Three Continents, sat with Columbia University professor Andrew Delbanco during the Pen World Voices Festival. The two intellectuals met head-to-head at  powerHouse Arena in Dumbo, Brooklyn and hashed out some of the most important and highly controversial topics in modern discourse both in America and Europe: religion, freedom, immigration and democracy.

Stream and download the entire conversation here.

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Celebrating Moms and Motherhood

Friday, May 07, 2010

StoryCorps founder and award-winning public radio producer David Isay presented real-life stories about moms at the Tenement Museum. Listen to the full event here.

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Talk to Me: Understanding Anne Frank's Diary

Monday, May 03, 2010

For the PEN festival, Francine Prose, Ernie Colón and Sid Jacobson discussed Anne Frank's diary, its impact on literature, history and society.

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Talk to Me: Shirley Hazzard on 'Fire'

Monday, May 03, 2010

Shirley Hazzard spoke with fellow author Richard Ford about writing, poetry and much more for the PEN World Voice Festival. Listen to their conversation here.

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Talk to Me: New York Stories at the PEN Festival

Friday, April 30, 2010

Colm Tóibín, Roxana Robinson, Darryl Pinckney and Quim Monzó discuss New York's effect on writers for the PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature. Stream and download audio from the panel event here.

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Talk to Me: "Secularism, Islam & Democracy" Featuring Tariq Ramadan

Friday, April 09, 2010

In his first appearance in the U.S. since the Bush Administration revoked his visa six years ago, Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan joined a panel discussion about "Secularism, Islam, & Democracy." Listen to the full conversation here.

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Talk To Me: Readings by Philip Schultz and Colm Tóibín

Monday, April 05, 2010

When poet Philip Schultz was preparing for a literary conference in Ireland a year ago, he turned to the works of Irish writer Colm Tóibín. Little did he know they would be flying to Ireland on the same plane, and that he'd be face-to-face with the author in the same cab. They reunited on Friday night at Le Poisson Rouge.

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Gig Alerts: Roy Haynes

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

This veteran drummer and jazz powerhouse will be marking his 85th birthday with five nights of musical celebration that will kick off tonight at Blue Note. Download his classic track "Brown Skin Girl."

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Shots You Snapped

Monday, February 08, 2010

NYC doesn't lack for live music, or for photographers who capture those performances. View a slideshow of the best pictures from the week that was.

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Shots You Snapped

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Everyone's a photographer these days. Click here to see the week that was in live music, courtesy of music fans like you, including shots of Beach House, Matthew Shipp and Les Savy Fav (that guy →).

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Shots You Snapped

Monday, January 25, 2010

View the slideshow for the best photos of recent NYC live shows.

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Gig Alerts: Jim White

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Jim White
"Jailbird"
Playing at: Joe's Pub
(425 Lafayette Street, East Village)
Get: Tickets | Directions

Happy Ending Music and Reading Series

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Gig Alerts: Lucky Dragons

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Lucky Dragons
"Power Melody"
Playing at: Zebulon
(258 Wythe Avenue, Williamsburg)
Get: Tickets Donation after show | Directions

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Gig Alerts: Cordero

Friday, January 01, 2010

Cordero
"Guardasecretos"
Playing at: The Brooklyn Museum
(200 Eastern Pkwy, Prospect Heights)
Get: Tickets (FREE) | Directions

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Download This: Marco Benevento

Friday, January 01, 2010

Every weekday, we're offering downloadable songs from artists playing in the New York City area. Here's one from a piano player with a futuristic sound who's performing at Sullivan Hall on Saturday night.

 

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Gig Alerts: Tune-Yards

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Tune-Yards
"Sunlight"
Playing at: The Stone
(Ave. C and 2nd St., East Village)
Get: Tickets ($10 at door) | Directions

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The Worst of the Worst

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Year-end lists are not just about remembering the best. Where there's the good, there's always the bad. Here are some "worst of the worst" lists that remind us of what we loved to hate in 2009.

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