92nd Street Y
Upper East Side
Photograph: Courtesy of 92nd Street Y
Time Out says
Posted: Wed May 5 2010
The iconic institution, which was founded in 1874, hosts all manner of events, including lectures (with boldfaced names like Eliot Spitzer and the late Nora Ephron), live music, dance performances and more. Expect special programming during Jewish holidays such as Passover and Hanukkah.
What's on at 92nd Street Y
Things to Do
NFL living legends Tiki Barber and Bart Scott discuss children's football leagues. Is football too intense for little kids? Does our nation's love for the game blind us to the damage it can cause? Similarly important questions will be raised here.
The company's program pairs Agnes de Mille classics, from Oklahoma!, Carousel and Brigadoon, with newer works, including Sally Wilson's 2004 Romeo & Juliet Pas de Deux and a new commission.
Contemporary & experimental
As part of APAP, the 92nd Street Y and curator Danah Katz present work by New York-based Israeli artists Danaka Dance, Idan Porges, Zvi Gotheiner and others.
Young adult or not, you don’t want to miss the book launch for X, the fictionalized story of the boy who would become Malcolm X. Co-authors Ilyasah Shabazz (Malcolm X’s daughter) and Kekla Magoon read from the book and discuss the legend’s childhood and...