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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, February 21
@ 2:30 p.m.
Big Open Book | Patricia Dahlman, Margaret Mathews-Berenson | An Artist Dialogue Series
FREE - The Corner Room doors open at 2:30 p.m. Artist Patricia Dahlman begins the event with a presentation on her past and present work particularly focusing on Big Open Book, the site specific piece she made for Art Wall on Third exhibition series. The presentation is followed by a discussion between the distinguished curator Margaret Mathews-Berenson and Patricia Dahlman talking about her influences, materials and making contemporary art today. Big Open Book; 2014; 58 x 83 x 8; canvas…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Tue, October 18
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Food and the City: New York's Professional Chefs, Restaurateurs, Line Cooks, Street Vendors, and Purveyors Talk About What They Do and Why They Do It, with Ina Yalof, a journalist and non-fiction author who reports on a variety of diverse topics.
This lecture gives a behind-the-scenes tour of New York City’s dynamic food culture, as told through the voices of the chefs, line cooks, restaurateurs, waiters, and street vendors who have made this industry their lives. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image and voice by the Library for all purposes.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wed, December 7
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Words on the Move: Why English Won't - and Can't - Sit Still (Like, Literally), with John H. McWhorter, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.
This illustrated lectures takes the audience on a lively tour of how the English language is evolving before our eyes -- and argues why we should embrace this transformation, not fight it. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image and voice by the Library for all purposes.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thu, January 5
@ 5:30 p.m.
Canceled
Author @ the Library
Networks of New York: An Illustrated Field Guide to Urban Internet Infrastructure, with Ingrid Burrington, who writes about the Internet, politics, and art, and has been published in The Atlantic, The Nation, ProPublica, and San Francisco Art Quarterly.
This illustrated lecture offers guided tour of the physical Internet, as seen on, above, and below the city’s streets. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image and voice by the Library for all purposes.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults

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