Monthly Archives: September 2016

Oct 7 Fri noon-6pm The Big Chocolate Show (Sat Oct 8 and Sun Oct 9)

Chocolate Lovers Find Smooth Dark Amid Choice Array If perfection is possible in chocolate making it may have been achieved in all but one respect by Christopher Elbow of Kansas City, whose offerings welcomed visitors at the first table at … Continue reading

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((Oct 7 Fri Film: ‘Theo Who Lived’ at Lincoln Plaza Cinemas))

Can Theo survive captivity and torture at the hands of Al Quaeda with grace and humor? THEO WHO LIVED Director: David Schisgall In the late fall of 2012, Theo Padnos, a struggling American journalist, slipped into Syria to report on … Continue reading

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Oct 6 Thu 10-11.30am Morgan shows Martin Luther’s 95 Theses and other Printed Material

Dissenter who changed church dogma The Morgan has apparently scooped up the core assets of Germany’s three traveling exhibitions in the US (the others are simultaneous in Atlanta and Minneapolis) celebrating the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther, history’s most heroic … Continue reading

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Oct 5 Wed 10am-Noon Met Valentin de Boulogne: Beyond Caravaggio (thru Jan 22) and Fragonard: Drawing Triumphant—Works from New York Collections (thru Jan 8)

Update Jan 3 2017: Final Weeks to View Major Exhibition of Work by Valentin de Boulogne at The Met Fifth Avenue Valentin de Boulogne: Beyond Caravaggio On view through January 22 The greatest French follower of Caravaggio (1571–1610), Valentin de … Continue reading

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Sep 29 Thu 6.30-8pm Peter Singer Ethics in the Real World Cooper Union

ETHICS IN THE REAL WORLD THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2016, 6:30PM – 8:00PM Peter Singer will deliver a free, public talk about his latest book, a group of short essays, entitled Ethics in the Real World (Princeton University Press). In it … Continue reading

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((Sep 29 Thu 7pm Book Signing – Richard Wiseman: 101 Bets You Will Always Win – at Paulaner, 265 Bowery,))

Book Signing – Richard Wiseman: 101 Bets You Will Always Win Richard WisemanWhen: Thursday, September 29, 2016 @ 7:00 PM Where: Paulaner, 265 Bowery, New York, NY 10002 (Map) Cost: Free Richard Wiseman, globe trotting psychologist, magician, and keynote speaker … Continue reading

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Sep 29 Thu 10-11.30am Morgan Retrospective of Jean Dubuffet’s Childlike Drawings

THE MORGAN PRESENTS FIRST RETROSPECTIVE OF THE DRAWINGS OF JEAN DUBUFFET Dubuffet Drawings, 1935–1962 September 30, 2016 through January 2, 2017 New York, NY, August 24, 2016 — In the mid-1940s, French artist Jean Dubuffet (1901–1985) shocked the art establishment … Continue reading

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Sep 23 Fri till Oct 8th – The Ruins of Lifta – Outstanding Documentary at Lincoln Plaza Cinemas – “Where the Holocaust and the Palestinian Exile meet”

Held over at Lincoln Plaza cinema after strong reviews Rated 100 at Rotten Tomatoes, praise from Times and Voice Where the Holocaust and the Palestinian Exile meet After a well attended release in Manhattan, the new documentary The Ruins of … Continue reading

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Sep 19 Mon 10am – 12pm Met Jerusalem 1000-1400 Every People Under The Sun

Religious treasure Nearly fifty rich works of art and craft from medieval Jerusalem, the worldly focus of religion for Christians, Jews and Muslims over 1000-1400, have been borrowed from the city’s present religious communities to share the spotlight at the … Continue reading

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Sep 8 Thu 10am-12pm Morgan Charlotte Brontë: An Independent Will plus Hans Memling: Portraiture, Piety, and a Reunited Altarpiece

The power of imagination A striking portrait of the three Bronte sisters dominates this celebration of the seminal novel Jane Eyre and its author Charlotte, whose personal determination to be known forever as an author permeates the domestic adventures of … Continue reading

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