"Listen," Marlon James tells his readers in the opening sentence of his book. We’re all ears for his LIVE at the NYPL on December 15: http://www.showclix.com/event/JAMESRUSHDIE.

HAPPY WORLD BALLET DAY!

Pirouette your way over to the New York Public Library next Wednesday, when dancer-choreographer extraordinaire Alexei Ratmansky joins Paul Holdengräber in a conversation about his art, his life, and everything in between. 

http://www.showclix.com/event/RATMANSKY

Today Kirkus announced its finalists for Book Awards, and upcoming LIVE guest Bryan Stevenson is nominated for his non-fiction book “Just Mercy.” In a conversation that is not to be missed, join him and Sister Helen Prejeanon October 28!

http://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2014/10/28/bryan-stevenson

Come and get it: https://www.showclix.com/event/3863077
we-are-revolting:

What if Michael Ignatieff showed up at your house with a tray of hotdogs.
What if.

We might have to reverse our no-food policy for the night: http://www.showclix.com/event/3863073

we-are-revolting:

What if Michael Ignatieff showed up at your house with a tray of hotdogs.

What if.

We might have to reverse our no-food policy for the night: http://www.showclix.com/event/3863073

“Real poetry is a party, a wild party, a party where anything might happen. A party from which you may never return home.”

Dorothea Lasky, from Poetry Is Not a Project (via larmoyante)

Join our poetry party on October 23! https://www.showclix.com/event/3863068

Friends in California! Be sure to check out Ai Weiwei’s new exhibit, which includes an evocative and stirring poetry reading from Liao Yiwu on the LIVE stage.  

When LIVE host Paul Holdengräber interviewed the legendary Werner Herzoglast week, the filmmaker made a big reveal: he will guest star on Parks and Recreation. For more on that, and so much more from their conversation, check this out!