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92Y: RT @IrisBlasi: 50 Books You Might Want to Read in 2011 (Part I): http://bit.ly/igB3uV / @Bookmunch via @jafurtado

92Y: RT @IrisBlasi: 50 Books You Might Want to Read in 2011 (Part I): http://bit.ly/igB3uV / @Bookmunch via @jafurtado
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Discussing Contemporary Asian Art

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Reel Pieces – Robert Duvall

Tue, Nov 30, 2010, 7:15pm

Legendary actor Robert Duvall will be interviewed by Annette Insdorf. In addition to clips from his previous work, Get Low (2010) will be screened. Duvall plays an ornery hermit who begins to return to life after planning a funeral party for himself. Co-starring Bill Murray and Sissy Spacek, Get Low is directed by Aaron Schneider.
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Hanukkah Lights / All Ages

Wed, Dec 1, 2010, 4:30pm

Karina Zilberman, moderator

Join our annual Hanukkah menorah lighting in the main lobby. Dance and sing with the 92Y School of Dance and the 92Y School of Music, then end the celebration with chocolate Hanukkah gelt. On Sun, Dec 5, enjoy a special Hanukkah menorah candle lighting at 5:30pm with Karina featuring the Tzofim Israeli Scouts. Following the candle lighting enjoy festive holiday sufganiyot (jelly donuts) provided by Israeli House.
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92Y: @amillionpears yah!

92Y: @amillionpears yah!
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92nd Street Y Trivia Challenge: Eric Cantor

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Has the American Jewish Establishment Failed Young Jews?

Tue, Nov 30, 2010, 8:15pm

Peter Beinart, Roger Cohen, Bret Stephens and Steven Rosen with George Packer, moderator

On college campuses and beyond, many younger American Jews are growing less attached to Israel and more reluctant to identify themselves as Zionists. Do Israel’s policies violate the liberal values of many young American Jews, and should American Jewish organizations become more willing to publicly criticize Israeli actions? Join a panel of provocative voices for a spirited debate.
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Grand Central Terminal

Sun, Nov 28, 2010, 11:00am

Gordon Linzer, moderator

Tour New York’s most magnificent railroad station, restored to its original grandeur a decade ago. Learn how Grand Central Terminal changed its neighborhood and the city. Visit the Whispering Gallery, the Biltmore Room, the Grand Waiting Room and some of the surrounding area. Meet at the I Love New York information booth at the south end of the main concourse, across from the Metro-North booth with the clock.
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Shemy Curates

Sun, Jan 9, 2011, 3:00pm

Deganit Shemy, Nicholas Bruder, Denisa Musilova, Michal Samama, moderator

Israeli choreographer Deganit Shemy brings together a group of colleagues for an afternoon of solos and an excerpt of Shemy’s recent work. About her work, Shemy relates, “the absurd and necessary situations I explore are found at the precise meeting point between real and artificial, light and serious, hidden and revealed.” Works by Nicholas Bruder, Denisa Musilova, Michal Samama, Deganit Shemy. (free for APAP conference attendees)
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92Y: @amillionpears what do you love? Please share…

92Y: @amillionpears what do you love? Please share…
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Happy Thanksgiving

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Steve Martin with Deborah Solomon

Mon, Nov 29, 2010, 8:00pm

Steve Martin is a celebrated writer, actor and performer. His film credits include Father of the Bride, Parenthood and The Spanish Prisoner, as well as Roxanne, L.A. Story and Bowfinger, for which he also wrote the screenplays. He s won Emmy Awards for his television writing and two Grammy Awards for comedy albums. In addition to a play, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, he has written a best-selling collection of comic pieces, Pure Drivel and a best-selling novella, Shopgirl. His most recent novel is An Object of Beauty: A Novel
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Leon Fleisher, piano & Guests

Sat, Dec 11, 2010, 8:00pm

Saturday, December 11, 2010, 8pm Leon Fleisher, piano / conductor Katherine Jacobson Fleisher, piano Members from the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University His musicianship is the stuff of legend. – Kennedy Center Honors, 2007 BRAHMS: Liebeslieder Walzer for Vocal Quartet and Piano Four Hands, Op. 52 TAK CS: Toccata and Fugue for Piano Left Hand, Op. 56 BACH: Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004 (arr. by Brahms for Left Hand) LIGETI: Aventures for 3 Voices and 7 Instruments LIGETI: Nouvelles Aventures for 3 Voices and 7 Instruments This concert is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes in duration.
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Julianna Barwick / Family Dynamics plus Special Guests

Fri, Nov 26, 2010, 9:00pm

Julianna Barwick stops by before joining Andrew Bird on a pair of upcoming dates to convene an evening of ethereal sounds with some of NYC’s most uncategorizable artists (including herself). Julianna Barwick The almost a cappella music of Brooklyn-based producer Julianna Barwick is so dependent on loops you can almost think of it like techno … you want to close your eyes and let it wash over you. She makes music by layering her voice over and over and constructs songs – words may be there, but they’re hard to make out and don’t matter much – that move from ethereal openings to ecstatic peaks. – Pitchfork
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"Creating a Dialogue on Discipline and Responsibility in Parent-Child Relationships"

Tue, Dec 7, 2010, 8:00pm

A Series for Israeli Parents, moderator

The Israeli House, a program through the Consulate of Israel, in cooperation with the 92nd Street Y Israeliness, is proud to present this second series for Israeli parents. Taught by Educational Psychologist Heli Barak-Stein, the sessions will combine both theoretical and practical knowledge. Parents will be able to share personal experiences, learn skills and deal with personal questions regarding their children and family. The series will be taught in Hebrew.
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92Y: Paul Giamatti fans stream into 92Y for tonight’s sold out Reel Pieces event http://twitpic.com/39lfx2

92Y: Paul Giamatti fans stream into 92Y for tonight’s sold out Reel Pieces event http://twitpic.com/39lfx2
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Coming Soon: The Big Bang Replica

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Carlos Fuentes

Mon, Jan 24, 2011, 8:00pm

Carlos Fuentes has been “one of the most deliberate and Protean writers” of our time, wrote The New York Times. “He has nearly exhausted the possibilities available in the modern tradition. He has been Joycean.James-ian.Faulknerian.baroque.realistic mythical and camp.” Mr. Fuentes’s new novel, a coming-of-age epic set in modern-day Mexico, is Destiny and Desire.
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The Readers of Homer present the Odyssey

Sat, Nov 27, 2010, 7:00pm

An all-night audience-participation reading of Homer’s great poem, with interludes of contemporary dance, ancient and modern music, Homeric food and wine. In collaboration with Choreo Theatro, the Greek LyrAvlos group and the Mark Latham quartet. To Register to Read and for Ticket Information: 917.671.6984 or www.thereadersofhomer.org
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Steven Isserlis, cello & Jeremy Denk, piano

Thu, Dec 9, 2010, 8:00pm

Thursday, December 9, 2010, 8pm Steven Isserlis, cello Jeremy Denk, piano “The music world…is infinitely richer for the presence of Steven Isserlis”. – Gramophone Jeremy Denk’s performance was “bracing, effortlessly virtuosic and utterly joyous.” – The New York Times SAINT-SA NS: Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 1 in C minor, Op. 32 LISZT: Sonetto 123 del Petrarca from Annees de p lerinage, deuxi me annee, Italie for Solo Piano LISZT: Grand galop chromatique for Solo Piano FAUR : Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 2 in G minor, Op. 117 KURT G: Selections from Signs, Games and Messages for Solo Cello RAVEL: Deux melodies hebra ques for Cello and Piano (arr. Isserlis) AD S: Lieux retrouves for Cello and Piano Subscribe and Save! This event can also be purchased as part of the following subscription(s): Distinguished Artists in Recital – Series Subscription and 92Y Concerts – Fall Weeknights Series Subscription. Learn about the benefits of subscribing.
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New Year's Eve Millennium Dance Bash!

Fri, Dec 31, 2010, 8:00pm

Get ready for a hopping New Year’s Eve dance party hosted by Lori Brizzi and some of New York’s hottest dancers and DJs! Admission includes light hors d’oeuvres as well as complimentary champagne at midnight.
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92Y: Misha Tsiganov: From Russia With Love: http://bit.ly/bZKUQm

92Y: Misha Tsiganov: From Russia With Love: http://bit.ly/bZKUQm
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92Y Video: From the Poetry Center Archive: Terrance Hayes Reads From NBA-Winning Lighthead

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Tuesday Night T te- -t tes / Ages 40+

Tue, Jan 25, 2011, 7:00pm

Jim Trotta, moderator

If you love deep dialogue and discerning discussion, these events are for you! Topics include philosophy, spirituality and sociological issues. Attendees need only an interest in expanding their perspective and deepening their curiosity. Refreshments included.
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Reel Pieces – Paul Giamatti

Tue, Nov 23, 2010, 7:15pm

Film: Barney’s Version (preview, 2010), moderator

Paul Giamatti has received acclaim for his performances in Sideways, American Splendor, The Last Station, Cold Souls and the HBO mini-series John Adams, for which he won an Emmy in the title role. He received an Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actor in Cinderella Man. In Barney’s Version, based on Mordecai Richler’s prize-winning novel, Giamatti plays a thorny television producer trying to deal with his three wives (Minnie Driver, Rosamund Pike, Rachelle Lefevre) and his singular father Izzy (Dustin Hoffman). Winner of the Audience Award at the 2010 San Sebastian Film Festival.
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Music and the Brain – Personal Stories, Public Performances: From the Mind to the Microphone

Wed, Dec 8, 2010, 8:00pm

Wednesday, December 8, 2010, 8pm Daniel J. Levitin with Joe Henry Songwriting can be a private process and yet it usually ends in a performance space before a paying audience, waiting to pass judgment. Acclaimed songwriter Joe Henry shares his insights into the psychology of songwriting.
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Reel Pieces – Paul Giamatti

Tue, Nov 23, 2010, 7:15pm

Film: Barney’s Version (preview, 2010), moderator

Paul Giamatti has received acclaim for his performances in Sideways, American Splendor, The Last Station, Cold Souls and the HBO mini-series John Adams, for which he won an Emmy in the title role. He received an Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actor in Cinderella Man. In Barney’s Version, based on Mordecai Richler’s prize-winning novel, Giamatti plays a thorny television producer trying to deal with his three wives (Minnie Driver, Rosamund Pike, Rachelle Lefevre) and his singular father Izzy (Dustin Hoffman). Winner of the Audience Award at the 2010 San Sebastian Film Festival.
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92Y: @boardofus @conorcbarnes you mean @92YTribeca! http://bit.ly/d88jac

92Y: @boardofus @conorcbarnes you mean @92YTribeca! http://bit.ly/d88jac
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Misha Tsiganov: From Russia With Love

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America at Mid-Term: Will Obama Crash?

Sun, Nov 21, 2010, 7:30pm

Ralph Buultjens, moderator

What do the mid-term elections tell us? Will Obama’s capacity to govern be affected? What are the prospects for American democracy?
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