Thought Gallery: Three Virtual Events To Keep You Busy

Pianist Jeremy Denk (Photo by Shervin Lainez)

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

“History of Jazz in New York City” Webinar & 78rpm Listening Party
Thursday, April 2, 8 p.m.

The New York Adventure Club
Live stream only
For over a century, jazz has played a major role in New York culture. Get the full story with DJ and jazz historian Matthew “Fat Cat” Rivera. A curated selection of one-of-a-kind 78rpm records will be played on vintage high-fidelity speakers ($10).

Live stream: The Well-Tempered Clavier’s Greatest Hits
Tuesday, April 7, 7 p.m.
The Greene Space
Live stream only
Join pianist Jeremy Denk as he explores Johann Sebastian Bach’s life through a series of performances. The residency kicks off with a deep dive into four of the most fascinating moments from Book 1 of Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier. Denk will draw on “technical, musicological, cultural and philosophical elements” as he looks at shared human connection (free).

Just Announced | New Developments in the COVID-19 Outbreak Webinar
Wednesday, April 22, 6:30 p.m.
New York Academy of Sciences
Live stream only
Hear from an expert panel on the impact of COVID-19. Slowed growth in China and other government, economic and public health issues will be covered (free).

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