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LIVE from the NYPL and BOOKFORUM present CULTURAL OBITUARIES: The Death of Black Nationalist Culture?

TA-NEHISI COATES, BAZ DREISINGER, PENIEL E. JOSEPH & VICTOR LAVALLE in conversation at LIVE from the NYPL Thursday, April 9, 2009 at 7:00 PM in the Trustees Room (Rm 206) of the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building on 5th Avenue and 42nd Street Tickets www.smarttix.com or 212 868 4444

Making Sense of Black Nationalism in the Obama Era With an African-American president in the White House—and the first black chairman voted to head the Republican National Committee—has 

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LIVE from the NYPL, REMIX: Post Event Wrap-Up

Opening night at LIVE from the NYPL kicked off with a sold-out event featuring Lawrence Lessig, Shepard Fairey and Steven Johnson discussing Remix. Check it out!

Watch the full length version of the LIVE from the NYPL program here.

Before the conversation in Celeste Bartos Forum got underway on Thursday, lawyer and renowned copyright expert Lawrence Lessig 

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Shepard Fairey's Tour de Force

At the LIVE from the NYPL sold-Out event on Thursday, February 26th, the artist Shepard Fairey will be in conversation with Lawrence Lessig and Steven Johnson about Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy. He'll speak specifically about his extensive body of work and share highlights of his collection with the audience.

Fairey, known for his influential street art and strong political messages, has been drawing even more attention recently for frequenting the headlines. The 

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LIVE from the NYPL presents "Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy" - Feb 26

What is the future for art and ideas in an age when practically anything can be copied, pasted, downloaded, sampled, and re-imagined? LIVE from the NYPL and WIRED Magazine kick off the Spring 2009 season on February 26th with a spirited discussion of the emerging remix culture. Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy February 26th, 7pm (buy tickets) Celeste Bartos Forum The New York Public Library 5th Avenue 

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