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Jewish Poetry with Joy Ladin and Jessica Jacobs

Author, essayist, poet, and literary scholar Joy Ladin will be joined by poet and Yetzirah founder Jessica Jacobs for a conversation about Jewish poetry. Sharing poems from their recent and past works, including Ladin’s forthcoming book Family and...

Jewish Poetry with Joy Ladin and Jessica Jacobs

Jewish Poetry with Joy Ladin and Jessica Jacobs

Author, essayist, poet, and literary scholar Joy Ladin will be joined by poet and Yetzirah founder Jessica Jacobs for a conversation about Jewish...

TALL TIMBER: Upfront Carbon — The Now Narrative

TALL TIMBER: Upfront Carbon — The Now Narrative

A decade ago, concerns about energy consumption in the building sector focused on operational carbon – particularly, emissions associated with...

Lafayette: A Hero’s Return Preview Reception

Lafayette: A Hero’s Return Preview Reception

Opening preview reception, lecture, and optional dinner for upcoming special exhibition, Lafayette: A Hero’s Return, opening to the public on June...

Roots and Branches: Pride Month

Roots and Branches: Pride Month

Families are invited to get creative while exploring Jewish heritage and culture through engaging activities and crafts. This month we are...

Francine Prose presents 1974, in conversation with Sloane Crosley

Francine Prose presents 1974, in conversation with Sloane Crosley

The first memoir from critically acclaimed, bestselling author Francine Prose, about the close relationship she developed with activist Anthony...

James Shapiro in conversation with Ayad Akhtar

James Shapiro in conversation with Ayad Akhtar

Join scholar James Shapiro and playwright Ayad Akhtar for a conversation on theater and democracy, art and citizenship—an interrogation of the...

BPC Book Club

BPC Book Club

Drop by the Community Room for a discussion of well-regarded contemporary works. Each session will feature questions and talking points to help...

Creative Writing

Creative Writing

Walk & writing session led by poet Jon Curley. Participants will be encouraged to use observations as a way to enhance their writing styles in...

“The Art of Diplomacy” Book Talk

“The Art of Diplomacy” Book Talk

In The Art of Diplomacy: How American Negotiators Reached Historic Agreements that Changed the World, diplomat and negotiator Stuart E. Eizenstat...

Love for New York’s Waterways: Stories from the Stoop

Love for New York’s Waterways: Stories from the Stoop

Inspired by the often overlooked experiences of African-American maritime workers - Love for NY’s Waterways: Stories from the Stoop is a Moth-style...

Queer Joy Poetry Picnic

Queer Joy Poetry Picnic

Come-as-you-are poetry writing meetup that is free and open to all ages. There will be moments to write poetry, recite poetry, and enjoy the summer...

Flag Day Parade, Celebration, and Open House

Flag Day Parade, Celebration, and Open House

This Flag Day Parade will kick off at noon from City Hall Park, march down Broadway, and end at the grandstand in front of Fraunces Tavern at about...