Poet and performer Patti Smith
discusses her long friendship with the photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, which began with a chance meeting in Brooklyn in 1967. Her book Just Kids: From Brooklyn to the Chelsea Hotel, a Life of Art and Friendship.
is an account life in New York in the late 1960s and 1970s, and a portrait of the passion to create that fueled the rise of two young artists.
Events: Patti Smith will be speaking with journalist Katherine Lanpher and will read from her new memoir
Tuesday, January 19, at 7:00 pm
Barnes & Noble Union Square
33 East 17th Street
Patti Smith will be reading with Sam Shepard
Thursday, January 21, at 8:00 pm
92nd Street Y
Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street
Tickets: $27.00; $10.00 age 35 and under
More information and tickets here.