Thought Gallery: Three Virtual Events To Keep You Busy

A still of a Shakespeare feast.

Consider these recommendations for upcoming virtual talks, readings and more in and around New York City:

In Conversation With: Jim Al-Khalili 

Monday, April 20, 7 p.m.
New York Academy of Sciences
Live stream only
212-298-8600

www.nyas.org

Drawing on his brand-new book, quantum physicist, New York Times bestselling author, and BBC host Jim Al-Khalili explains what modern physics reveals about the universe and even the nature of reality itself. (He also presents The World According to Physics on Tuesday at the virtual 92nd Street Y with Janna Levin, author of Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space) Monday is in the evening, Tuesday is at noon ($10 Monday, $5 Tuesday).

Shakespeare’s Kitchen
Tuesday, April 21, 7 p.m.
92nd Street Y
Live stream only
212-415-5500

www.92y.org

If you’ve ever wondered about the significance of clinking glasses, why it’s called a “toast,” and what 4 and 20 blackbirds is all about, join Francine Segan at the virtual Y. She’ll talk about her cookbook Shakespeare’s Kitchen: Renaissance Recipes for the Contemporary Cook and share the fascinating story of Elizabethan-era dining ($20).

Book Launch: American Oligarchs by Andrea Bernstein
Thursday, April 23, 12 p.m.
The New School
Live stream only
212-229-5108
www.newschool.edu

The story of the Trumps and the Kushners takes in crime, betrayal, and a history that stretches from the Klondike Gold Rush through Nazi-occupied Poland and all the way to our current Gilded Age redux. Award-winning investigative journalist Andrea Bernstein lays it all out as she presents her new book, American Oligarchs: The Kushners, the Trumps, and the Marriage of Money and Power (free).

For more information about lectures, readings and other intellectually stimulating events throughout NYC, sign up for the weekly Thought Gallery newsletter at thoughtgallery.org.

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A still of a Shakespeare feast.

Consider these recommendations for upcoming virtual talks, readings and more in and around New York City:

In Conversation With: Jim Al-Khalili 

Monday, April 20, 7 p.m.
New York Academy of Sciences
Live stream only
212-298-8600

www.nyas.org

Drawing on his brand-new book, quantum physicist, New York Times bestselling author, and BBC host Jim Al-Khalili explains what modern physics reveals about the universe and even the nature of reality itself. (He also presents The World According to Physics on Tuesday at the virtual 92nd Street Y with Janna Levin, author of Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space) Monday is in the evening, Tuesday is at noon ($10 Monday, $5 Tuesday).

Shakespeare’s Kitchen
Tuesday, April 21, 7 p.m.
92nd Street Y
Live stream only
212-415-5500

www.92y.org

If you’ve ever wondered about the significance of clinking glasses, why it’s called a “toast,” and what 4 and 20 blackbirds is all about, join Francine Segan at the virtual Y. She’ll talk about her cookbook Shakespeare’s Kitchen: Renaissance Recipes for the Contemporary Cook and share the fascinating story of Elizabethan-era dining ($20).

Book Launch: American Oligarchs by Andrea Bernstein
Thursday, April 23, 12 p.m.
The New School
Live stream only
212-229-5108
www.newschool.edu

The story of the Trumps and the Kushners takes in crime, betrayal, and a history that stretches from the Klondike Gold Rush through Nazi-occupied Poland and all the way to our current Gilded Age redux. Award-winning investigative journalist Andrea Bernstein lays it all out as she presents her new book, American Oligarchs: The Kushners, the Trumps, and the Marriage of Money and Power (free).

For more information about lectures, readings and other intellectually stimulating events throughout NYC, sign up for the weekly Thought Gallery newsletter at thoughtgallery.org.

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