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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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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8 pm, October 13th, 2014

A Celebration of Dylan Thomas

Eileen Myles, Frank Delaney, Simon Van Booy and Trisha Low will perform readings at this celebration of Dylan Thomas. Hosted by Lauren Cerand and The Folio Society. RSVP on Facebook.
4th St. & 2nd Ave. in the East Village
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3 pm, October 26th, 2014

Under Milk Wood: A Live BBC Radio Wales Reading Starring and Directed by Michael Sheen

The Poetry Center celebrates Dylan Thomas' centenary by turning Kaufmann Concert Hall into a studio for a free reading of Under Milk Wood, broadcast live on BBC Radio Wales.
Kaufmann Concert Hall
Lexington Ave. and 92nd St.
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6 pm, October 26th, 2014

A Night of Poetry in Celebration of Dylan Thomas

Featuring Gwyneth Lewis, Kevin Powell, and Bob Holman. Doors open at 5:30 pm, program starts at 6 pm. Tickets are $10.
Bowery Poetry Club
308 Bowery
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October 27th, 2014

Film Screening: Set Fire to the Stars

The Chelsea Hotel will be screening the new Dylan Thomas biopic, Set Fire to the Stars.
Chelsea Hotel
222 West 23rd St.

7 pm, October 28th, 2014

An Evening of Classical Music

Enjoy classical music inspired by Dylan Thomas and the Welsh waterways.
Salmagundi Club
47 5th Avenue, New York

October 29th, 2014

Dylan Thomas Walking Tour

Attend a Dylan Thomas walking tour around Greenwich Village!
Greenwich Village

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October 31st, 2014

Dylan Thomas Panel Discussion

Hannah Ellis, the granddaughter of Dylan Thomas, and former U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine will host a panel discussion on Dylan Thomas.
92nd Street Y
Lexington Ave. and 92nd St.
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September 24–November 9, 2014

Everything is About to Happen: An Ongoing Archive of Artists’ Books Selected by Gregorio Magnani

Including books by Helen DeWitt, Daniel Gustav Cramer, Arnaud Desjardin, Karin Ruggaber, John Russell, Erik Steinbrecher, Peter Tillessen, Erik van der Weijde, and many others.
The Colin de Land Library
38 Greene St., 3rd Floor
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