"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

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.  

You’ve got to be doing something special for The New York Times dance critic to call you “the most mature and affecting creative voice in ballet today.” 

To hear from that voice - Alexei Ratmansky - join LIVE on October 8 by buying tickets now: https://www.showclix.com/event/3863068

"“The earth is beautiful beyond all change,” Lerner repeats in 10:04, quoting the poet William Bronk. The inspired and inspiring accomplishment of his novel makes me want to say that, sometimes, art is too. And maybe — if incredibly — so might we be, ourselves."

Be inspired - with and by - Ben Lerner, at LIVE on September 16:http://www.showclix.com/event/LERNER