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BPC Book Club

Today's discussion: The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store by James McBride

BPC Book Club

BPC Book Club

Today's discussion: The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store by James McBride

Creative Writing

Creative Writing

In partnership with the Battery Park City Library, join us for a weekly walk & writing session led by Author and Poet Jon Curley. Participants...

Poetry of Enslavement and the African Burial Ground

Poetry of Enslavement and the African Burial Ground

Join the Seaport Museum for an enlightening afternoon with esteemed poet David Mills. Together, we will explore the profound themes of his...

The New Suburbia: How Diversity Remade Suburban Life in Los Angeles after 1945

The New Suburbia: How Diversity Remade Suburban Life in Los Angeles after 1945

The conventional story of suburbs as bastions of white, middle-class homeowners no longer describes the suburbs of America's cities. Today they house...

Feminist Press Presents The Weird Sister Collection

Feminist Press Presents The Weird Sister Collection

Join McNally Jackson, Feminist Press, and selected contributors to celebrate a new collection of writing for the iconic underground blog Weird...

A Poetry Reading in Response to Antisemitism

A Poetry Reading in Response to Antisemitism

Opportunity to gather in the power and beauty of poetry and the vitality of Jewish life. With our words, we combat the hate and prejudice so widely...

Presidents’ Day Talk: “Making the Image Behind Washington: Enslavement and the Presidency”

Presidents’ Day Talk: “Making the Image Behind Washington: Enslavement and the Presidency”

Talk highlighting the enslaved community surrounding the first President George Washington and their impact on his life. Repeated at 2pm.

2020: One City, Seven People, and the Year Everything Changed

2020: One City, Seven People, and the Year Everything Changed

A meticulously reported, character-driven, unforgettable investigation of a time when nothing was certain and everything was at stake, by the...

Panel Discussion: Native Representation in Contemporary Media

Panel Discussion: Native Representation in Contemporary Media

An inspiring conversation on Native representation in contemporary media with artists and changemakers — Bobby “Dues” Wilson, writer and actor...

Harmony in Strings: Shanghai Pingtan Extravaganza

Harmony in Strings: Shanghai Pingtan Extravaganza

Pingtan, known as “评弹” in Chinese, is an age-old performing art originating in southern China. It seamlessly weaves together storytelling,...

Middle Grade Launch for The Thirteenth Circle

Middle Grade Launch for The Thirteenth Circle

Join us to celebrate The Thirteenth Circle, an exciting middle grade mystery created by MarcyKate Connolly and Kathryn Holmes. Connolly and Holmes...

The Birth of New York City’s Municipal Government

The Birth of New York City’s Municipal Government

Zoom presentation. On February 2nd, 1653 the States General in The Hague and the Dutch West India Company issued a charter officially establishing a...