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.
92nd Street Y
|Venue name:||92nd Street Y|
1395 Lexington Ave
|Cross street:||between 91st and 92nd Sts|
|Transport:||Subway: 6 to 96th St|
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Things to Do
"One Hundred Years of the War on Drugs"
After a century, the United States is still at war with drugs. But why? Journalist Johann Hari unpacks the issue, from the way it all began with the first narcotic-related arrests under the Harrison Act, to how the science of addiction came to be.Fri January 30th 2015 - Fri January 30th 2015READ MORE1395 Lexington Ave New York New York
Edward Henkel's MovementTalks: "Shell Shock: Dance Serves Veterans of War"
This installment of Henkel's dance-and-conversation series features Iraq war veteran–ballet dancer Roman Baca and Exit12 Dance Company to demonstate the healing power of dance.Ballet Fri January 30th 2015 - Fri January 30th 2015 FreeREAD MORE1395 Lexington Ave New York New York
Andy DeGroat: "Creating Simplicity Within Visual Splendor"
Andy deGroat, who performed and choreographed with Robert Wilson, presents some of his rarely-seen dances, Fan Dance, Rope Dance and Stabat, for this episode of the Fridays at Noon series.Contemporary & experimental Fri February 6th 2015 - Fri February 6th 2015 FreeREAD MORE1395 Lexington Ave New York New York