January 8–31

One Night Only: Selections from The Ace Hotel New York Artist in Residency Program


One Night Only: Selections from The Ace Hotel New York Artist in Residency Program

Poet, writer, and artist John Keene is exhibiting artwork in “One Night Only” at the Ace Hotel in New York City. Counternarratives, his long-awaited second book from New Directions, will be out out in May 2015.


The Ace Hotel in New York City
January 8–31
20 W 29th Street, New York, New York
More Information (link)

8:00 pm, January 27, 2015

Patti Smith and her band at the Granada Theatre


Patti Smith and her band at the Granada Theatre


The Granada Theatre
8:00 pm, January 27, 2015
1214 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
More Information (link)

7 pm, January 26, 2015

Kurt Beals Reading


Kurt Beals will read from his new translation of the stories of unique Swiss modernist Regina Ullmann. Lauded by Hesse, Rilke, Musil, and Mann, The Country Road is the first book to appear in English by Ullmann. 


Left Bank Books
7 pm, January 26, 2015
399 N Euclid Avenue, Saint Louis, Missouri
More Information (link)

7 pm, January 29, 2015

Dunya Mikhail Reading in Kansas City for the Midwest Poets Series


Dunya Mikhail Reading in Kansas City for the Midwest Poets Series

“Dunya Mikhail combines the authenticity of witness to global events with the essential poetic virtue of wit.” — Robert Stewart, editor of New Letters
 


Rockhurst University
7 pm, January 29, 2015
Mabee Theater in Sedgwick Hall, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, Missouri
More Information (link)

February 2–May 29, 2015

Season of Celebration: Thomas Merton at 100 at Columbia University


For the centennial of his birth, the Rare Book and Manuscript Library is delighted to present an exhibit on the life and legacy of Thomas Merton, drawn from RBML’s very extensive Thomas Merton holdings, from the papers of his teacher and friend, Mark Van Doren, and from those of his friend and official biographer, John Howard Griffin.


Columbia University - New York City
February 2–May 29, 2015
Kempner Exhibition Gallery, Rare Book and Manuscript Library - Butler Library, 6th Floor East - Columbia University
More Information (link)