Thought Gallery: Three Virtual Events To Keep You Busy

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

Monday at the Movies Cinema Chat: Trouble in Paradise (Online Event)

Monday, May 11, 6 p.m.

Art Deco Society of New York
Live stream only
www.artdeco.org

In a previous era of crisis, Americans escaped into Hollywood glamour. Catch the premier of a new ADSNY series with the co-authors of Screen Deco: A Celebration of High Style in Hollywood, Howard Mandelbaum and Eric Myer. They’ll show and discuss Ernst Lubitsch’s 1932 romantic comedy visual feast, Trouble in Paradise ($15).

Ultimate Price: Howard Steven Friedman
Tuesday, May 12, 7 p.m.
McNally Jackson
Live stream only
212-274-1160
www.mcnallyjackson.com
As much of the country reopens, a conversation about the value we assign to a human life seems more timely than ever. Find data scientist Howard Steven Friedman sharing insights from his brand-new book, Ultimate Price: The Value We Place on Life. He’ll discuss the price tag calculations that inform our health, safety and economy, and the hidden “gender, racial, national, and cultural biases” that produce the final tallies (free).

Lost Jewel: Tracking Down the Spanish Pavilion of the NY World’s Fair
Wednesday, May 13, 11 a.m.
Landmark West
Live stream only
212-496-8110
www.landmarkwest.org
Go down the trail of the 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair’s Spanish Pavilion, considered the “Jewel of the Fair” before it embarked on a second life as the lobby of a St. Louis Hilton ($10).

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

Want It In Print?

We now offer matted and framed copies of articles upon request.

Leave a Reply

Discover

Sponsor

Latest

A New Fitness Club Geared For Hofstra Females

Are you a college-aged girl who struggles to find a group of girls you can work out with? Do you find it hard going...

How Colleges Are Handling Back-To-School

A look inside school reopening plans within higher education Colleges, just like younger grades, have started school once again. From the protocols to the new...

Long Island, Let’s Lead on Climate

BY Laura Curran, Nassau County Executive As I write this, the skies above Long Island are filled with smoke blown east from the wildfires raging...

Local School Adds Holocaust Memoir By Syosset Resident To Curriculum

Holocaust education is mandatory in New York State, but one local writer wants Nassau County schools to use his father’s incredible story from World...

Tyra Banks Talks New Hosting Gig With Dancing With The Stars

Fascinated by the entertainment business at such a young age, Tyra Banks has proven to everyone that she is a force to be reckoned...

Get Updates Via Email

Enter your email to be updated with all the latest news and special announcements.

x