Consider these recommendations for upcoming talks, readings and more in and around New York City:
Alan Yang in Conversation with Entertainment Weekly’s Clarissa Cruz
Friday, April 10, 10 a.m.
92nd Street Y
Alan Yang’s Emmy-winning work includes NBC’s Parks and Recreation, Netflix’s Master of None and NBC’s The Good Place. He’ll discuss his release of a very personal project, the Netflix film Tigertail, and the role of entertainment in the time or coronavirus (free).
Pride and Prejudice: A New Musical | World-Premiere Opening Night
Friday, April 10, 6:30 p.m.
Tony Award winner Beth Leavel and SiriusXM’s Julie James host the world premiere of a new musical adaptation of the classic Jane Austen novel, adapted by Tony Award nominee Paul Gordon. There’s a rebroadcast at 10pm (free).
Just Announced | The Era of Gravitational Wave Astronomy
Tuesday, April 28, 11:30 a.m.
New York Academy of Sciences
When the first direct observation of gravitational waves was announced in February 2016, astrophysics entered a new era. Learn the latest, including new theoretical models, at this “Frontiers of Science” webinar ($10).
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