82nd & Broadway - New York, NY


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82nd & Broadway

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New York, NY 10024
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40 Upcoming events at 82nd & Broadway - New York, NY

May 2016

Thursday

05

The Honeymoon

Dinitia Smith
Author Event (Fiction)
Thursday May 05, 2016 7:00 PM Dinitia Smith's spellbinding novel recounts George Eliot's honeymoon in Venice following her marriage to a handsome younger man. Mary Ann Evans -- later known as George Eliot -- was a country girl, and educated herself in order to secure a livelihood. In an era when female novelists were objects of wonder, she became the most famous writer of her day.

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Friday

06

Deal Master

Adam Gittlin
Author Event
Friday May 06, 2016 7:00 PM In author Adam Gittlin's latest, the stakes couldn't be higher. Someone from Power Broker Jonah Gray's past is back in a big way. Jonah has been strong-armed into using his knowledge of the business of skyscrapers to assist in a nefarious, global scheme--and failure is simply not an option. There are monstrous deals and piles of cash to be made. There are reputations--even lives--to be lost.

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Saturday

07

Mother's Day Storytime

Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday May 07, 2016 11:00 AM In celebration of Mother's Day, read about becoming an expert grandma sitter in How to Babysit a Grandma followed by Mom School. In Mom School a little girl imagines where her mom picked up all her amazing skills, like fixing a bike tire and baking cupcakes. Join us afterward to make a card for your mom or special caregiver.

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Tuesday

10

Laura Lippman in Conversation With Lisa Belkin

Laura Lippman
Author Event (Fiction)
Tuesday May 10, 2016 7:00 PM In Wilde Lake, Lu Brant is the first female state's attorney. She seeks to make her name by trying a disturbed drifter accused of beating a woman to death. The case dredges up painful memories of when her brother AJ saved his best friend at the cost of another man's life. Only 18, AJ was cleared by a grand jury. Now, Lu wonders what important details might have been withheld when she was a child.

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Thursday

12

Calhoun Bookfair

Bookfair
Thursday May 12, 2016 4:00 PM Join us for events in support of the Calhoun School bookfair!

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Saturday

14

If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don't! Storytime

Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday May 14, 2016 11:00 AM If your mom says to get ready to play at the beach, she means with a boat, or a Frisbee or a shovel. She is NOT talking about the piano. But Magnolia is a little girl with a big idea, determination and one very heavy upright piano she insists she needs to take with her. What's the worst that can happen? Find out at Storytime. Activities to follow.

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Monday

16

Bright, Infinite Future: A Generational Memoir on the Rise of Progressive Patriotism

Mark Green
Author Event (Current Affairs)
Monday May 16, 2016 7:00 PM Blending historical, biographical and political, multifaceted author Mark Green shows how a rising tide of minority and millennial voters and the contrast between recent presidencies are leading to a new era of "Progressive Patriotism" built on four cornerstones: an Economy-for-All, Democracy-for-All, Compact on Race and Justice, and Sustainable Climate.

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Tuesday

17

Finding Fontainebleau: An American Boy in France

Thad Carhart
Author Event (Other)
Tuesday May 17, 2016 7:00 PM In warm, precise prose, author Thad Carhart reconstructs the wonders of his childhood as an American in postwar France, attending French schools with his siblings. His firsthand account brings to life France in the 1950s, from the parks and museums of Paris to the rigors of French schooling to the vast château of Fontainebleau and its village, built, piece by piece, over many centuries.

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Wednesday

18

Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution

Nathaniel Philbrick
Author Event (History)
Wednesday May 18, 2016 7:00 PM Author Nathaniel Philbrick crafts an intricate portrait of the Revolution. In September 1776, the vulnerable Continental Army under Washington evacuates after a devastating defeat by the British. Weeks later, one of his favorite generals, Benedict Arnold, succeeds in postponing a deadly British advance. Years later, America must realize that the real threat to its liberties might come from within.

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Thursday

19

You Are a Complete Disappointment: A Triumphant Memoir of Failed Expectations

Mike Edison
Author Event (Biography)
Thursday May 19, 2016 7:00 PM "You are a complete disappointment." On his deathbed, author Mike Edison's father gasped those words to his son. This often-hilarious yet intensely heartbreaking memoir from the former High Times publisher provides both solace and laughter. After years of criticism, expectations and competition, the author unravels a relationship that could never be fixed--but perhaps didn't need to be.

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