September 26 - October 8, 2014

Tennessee Williams Film Series at Film Forum

Tennessee Williams Film Series at Film Forum

12 days of screenings of film adaptations of Tennessee Williams works.
Film Forum
209 West Houston St NYC
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October 1st — 8th, 2014

Homage to Octavio Paz presented by The Mexican Cultural Institute

A week long celebration of the centenary of Octavio Paz begins on the 1st of October. For the full list of events see The Mexican Cultural Institute of New York website:
Multiple Venues
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6:30 pm, October 1st, 2014

From Words To Gaze: Figures and Figurations — In Celebration of Octavio Paz

An exhibition and conversation of the work of Octavio Paz. Dore Ashton, Pablo Helguera, and Brian Nissen will comment on the relationship between Octavio Paz and visual arts.
Octavio Paz Gallery, Consulate General of Mexico in New York
27 E 39th St., 2nd Floor
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7 pm, October 3rd, 2014

The City Sails in the Middle of the Night: A Concert Inspired by the Works of Octavio Paz

Inspired by the works of Octavio Paz, Silvia Navarrete, Jose Adan Perez, and Alejandra Gomez will perform a concert with music by Frederico Ibarra, Manuel Esperon, Salvador Moreno and Manuel M. Ponce.
St. Peter's Church
619 Lexington Ave.
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7 pm, October 6th, 2014

Octavio Paz Centennial: A Conversation

Acclaimed translator and writer Eliot Weinberger, and poets Maria Baranda and Coral Bracho will discuss the iconic Mexican poet, essayist, and statesman's contributions to contemporary thought.
Americas Society
680 Park Ave.
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7pm, October 7th, 2014

Octavio Paz Poetry Reading

Mexican and American Poets (Maria Baranda, Coral Bracho, Nathalie Handal, Idra Novey, Kristin Prevallet, Roberto Tejada, Monica de la Torre, and Eliot Weinberger) will read a selection of Paz' poems.
Poets House
10 River Terrace
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7 pm, October 8th, 2014

Film Screening of I, The Worst of All

Based on Octavio Paz' essay The Traps of Faith, the film explores the life of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, Mexican poet and intellectual. Introduction by Electa Arenal.
Instituto Cervantes New York
211 E 49th St.
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7 pm, October 21st, 2014

Remapping the Territory

Jonathan Cohen will take part in a public program titled "Remapping the Territory." Participants also include Felipe Fernandez Armesto, Amadeo Petitbo, and Alfred McAdam.
Instituto Cervantes
211-215 East 49th St.
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7 pm, October 17th, 2014

St. Mark’s Poetry Project Reception and Reading

To celebrate 25 years of Tender Buttons Press there will be a reception at 7 pm and a poetry reading at 8 pm. Among the participants are New Directions' authors Bernadette Mayer and Rosmarie Waldrop.
St. Mark's Church
131 E. 10th St.
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6 pm, October 21st, 2014

Bernadette Mayer Poetry Reading at UPenn

Bernadette Mayer and Philip Good will be reading their poetry at the University of Pennsylvania's Arts Cafe.
Arts Cafe - UPenn
3805 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA
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7 pm, October 23rd, 2014

NYPL Presents: The Experimental and Adventurous in American Poetry Today

A conversation with Bernadette Mayer, Matthea Harvey, and Dorothea Lasky. Moderated by Uzomaka Maduka. $25 general admission, $15 NYPL friends, seniors, and students.
New York Public Library: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Wacheheim Trustees Room
5th Ave at 42nd St.
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6 pm, October 7th, 2014

Spontaneous Particulars: The Telepathy of Archives – Susan Howe Lectures at Harvard University

For this lecture, Susan Howe combines images from research libraries and special collections with spoken and written text. With an introduction by Kristen Case and a book-signing after the event.
Thompson Room, Barker Center
12 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA
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7 pm, October 22nd, 2014

Susan Howe Reading at 192 Books

Susan Howe will read from her latest book, Spontaneous Particulars: The Telepathy of Archives, at 192 Books.
192 Books
192 Tenth Ave. at 21st Street.
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7:10 pm, October 4th, 2014

Film Screening of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Author John Lahr will introduce the Tennessee Williams film Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at the New York Film Forum.
New York Film Forum
209 West Houston St.
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6:30 pm, October 14th, 2014

New York Society Library Author Series: John Lahr

Celebrated drama critic of the New Yorker, John Lahr, will read from his definitive biography of America's greatest playwright, Tennessee Williams. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door.
The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College
695 Park Avenue
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