82nd & Broadway - New York, NY


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82nd & Broadway

2289 Broadway
New York, NY 10024
212-362-8835

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

September 2016

Saturday

03

If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don't! Storytime

Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday September 03, 2016 11:00 AM Note to self: If your teacher tells you to bring something from nature for show-and-tell, she does not want you to bring an alligator! But nothing will stop Magnolia, who's determined to have the best show-and-tell of all! Just in time for back-to-school, join us for a fun-filled Storytime featuring If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don't!

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Tuesday

06

The Ones, Book 1

Daniel Sweren Becker
Author Event (Teens)
Tuesday September 06, 2016 7:00 PM In Daniel Sweren-Becker's debut, Cody and her boyfriend James were two of the lucky ones randomly selected for genetic engineering. Known as the Ones, this one percent of the population is healthy, beautiful and talented. The Equality Movement arises in response. As school, government, family and friends turn against them, Cody is drawn into a group of radical Ones. How far will she go?

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Wednesday

07

The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe

Joseph E. Stiglitz
Author Event (Other)
Wednesday September 07, 2016 7:00 PM Nobel Prize-winning economist and bestselling author Joseph E. Stiglitz asks, "Can Europe prosper without the euro?" The 2008 global financial crisis morphed into the "eurocrisis." It has not abated. Stiglitz argues that Europe's stagnation is a direct result of the fundamental challenges in having a diverse group of countries share a common currency. The question then is, "Can the euro be saved?"

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Thursday

08

Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies

Ross King
Author Event (History)
Thursday September 08, 2016 7:00 PM Ross King tells the story behind Claude Monet's beloved Water Lilies. By early 1914, Monet, then 73 and one of the world's most celebrated painters, had retired. He had lost his beloved wife and his eldest son. His famously acute vision was threatened by cataracts. And yet, despite ill health, self-doubt and advancing age, Monet began painting again on a more ambitious scale than ever before.

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Saturday

10

Ada Twist, Scientist Storytime

Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday September 10, 2016 11:00 AM The creators of the New York Times bestselling picture books Rosie Revere, Engineer and Iggy Peck, Architect are back with a story about the power of curiosity in the hands of a child who is on a mission to use science to understand her world. Join us as we discover Ada Twist, Scientist at Storytime.

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Monday

12

The Face of Britain: A History of the Nation Through Its Portraits

Simon Schama
Author Event (History)
Monday September 12, 2016 7:00 PM Celebrated author Simon Schama fuses history and art to create a tour de force of narrative sweep and insight. Using images from works in London's National Portrait Gallery, he weaves an account of their composition, framed by their particular moment of creation, and unveils a collective portrait of nation and history. An unforgettable verbal mosaic that reveals and transforms crucial images.

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Tuesday

13

Feminist Fight Club: An Office Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace

Jessica Bennett
Author Event (Business)
Tuesday September 13, 2016 7:00 PM Jessica Bennett blends personal stories with research, statistics and expert advice in this hard-hitting and entertaining book. She offers a new vocabulary for the sexist workplace archetypes women encounter every day and provides practical hacks for navigating gender landmines in today's working world. She tackles external and internalized misogyny, as well as the system that perpetuates it.

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Wednesday

14

Affinity Konar in Conversation With Lee Boudreaux

Affinity Konar
Author Event (Fiction)
Wednesday September 14, 2016 7:00 PM It's 1944 in Konar's harrowing, defiant debut Mischling. Twin sisters Pearl and Stasha arrive at Auschwitz. As part of the experimental population of twins known as Mengele's Zoo, the girls experience privileges and horrors unknown to others, and they find themselves stripped of the personalities they once shared, their identities altered by the burdens of guilt and pain.

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Thursday

15

Best. State. Ever.: A Florida Man Defends His Homeland

Dave Barry
Author Event (Humor)
Thursday September 15, 2016 7:00 PM Every few months, Dave Barry gets a call from someone wanting to know, "What the hell is wrong with Florida?" The state's acquired an image as a festival of stupid and as a loyal Floridian, he begs to differ. Sure, there was the 2000 election. And there's bugs the size of basketballs. But it's a great state, from the Sunshine State's earliest history to the fun-fair of weirdness that it is today.

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Friday

16

Generation Chef: Risking It All for a New American Dream

Karen Stabiner
Author Event (Cookbooks)
Friday September 16, 2016 7:00 PM Stabiner takes us inside what life is really like for the new generation of professional cooks in Generation Chef: Risking It All for a New American Dream, the captivating tale of the make-or-break first year at a young chef's new restaurant. She provides insight into the challenges a young chef faces: intense financial pressures, the overcrowded field of aspiring cooks and the impact of reviews.

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