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"Talking the Talk"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.10.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima When I was about 12 years old, my father and I had The Talk. It was such a traumatic experience that I remember only two things about...

Philip Roth Reads One Last Time

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 07.14.2014 | Books
Anne Margaret Daniel

Roth's reading brought tears to anyone who has buried someone beloved. Yet what flowed from it was nowise morbid or even poetically elegiac. Nostalgic, yes, for the eighty years just past, but realistic about them too -- and above all historic.

Arianna Huffington Shares Her Meaning Of Success With Barbara Walters

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living

If someone asked you today if you consider yourself successful, what would you say? Acclaimed TV journalist Barbara Walters asked president and edi...

Giving Tuesday: Magnify Your Generosity This Year

David Nocenti | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
David Nocenti

The initiative struck an instant chord -- last year over 2,500 partners from all 50 states led charitable giving campaigns, and more than 50 million people worldwide spread the word about Giving Tuesday, as evidenced by milestone trending about the day on Twitter.

American Dance Guild Festival '13: Modern Dance Cross-Pollination Nov 8-10

Adria Rolnik | Posted 12.09.2013 | Arts
Adria Rolnik

Thirty-three artists/choreographers, from emerging to mid-career, will present their work, reflecting the American Dance Guild's unique position as both a promoter of the new and preserver of the living history of modern dance as an art form.

NYC-ARTS Top Five | Munch & Warhol, Brave Writers and Fantasia Live

NYC-ARTS | Posted 06.23.2013 | Arts
NYC-ARTS

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. The NYC-ARTS top five is your cheat sheet to what's hot before it hits the radar. Get the top five in your inbox e...

Rock Legend Reconsidering Israel Boycott

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 04.16.2013 | Entertainment

Pink Floyd's Roger Waters made headlines last month by calling for a boycott of Israel, saying he has urged other musicians to boycott the country in ...

Band Camp Karaoke: Bang on a Can @ 92YTribeca

Jessica Schmitz | Posted 05.22.2013 | Arts
Jessica Schmitz

Since it opened its doors in 2002, the Bang on a Can Summer Festival has rapidly established itself as a preeminent international new music mecca: nearly 400 musicians have attended, coming from over 50 countries.

WATCH: 92nd Street Y Parenting Conference

Lisa Belkin | Posted 02.10.2013 | Parents

"Should we be giving babies iPads? How do I control my children’s internet usage when they’re more savvy than I am? Is advertising affecting my ch...

Jane Monheit Stuns At 92Y

Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 01.06.2013 | Media
Rebecca Shapiro

The masterful Jane Monheit performed with violin virtuoso Mark O'Connor Saturday night at New York City's 92Y.

Pianist András Schiff on the 'Bach Project in North America'

Sean Martinfield | Posted 12.16.2012 | Arts
Sean Martinfield

On Sunday, world renowned pianist András Schiff returns to San Francisco's Davies Symphony Hall to play Book II of Johann Sebastian Bach's The Well-Tempered Clavier.

The Miraculous Phenomenon That Is Sully

Christine Negroni | Posted 07.18.2012 | New York
Christine Negroni

Three years after his heroics on the Hudson River, Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger still has the Big Apple eating out of his hand. He still says all the right things and amazingly he thinks his greatest accomplishments lie ahead.

To Jerry, With Love

Rob Taub | Posted 05.26.2012 | Comedy
Rob Taub

On my ninth birthday, my parents took me and a group of my friends to see the Jerry Lewis comedy The Disorderly Orderly. It was one of my happiest childhood memories and I've always had a special place in my heart for Jerry Lewis.

The New Jews Of Cameroon

Bernard Starr | Posted 05.13.2012 | Religion
Bernard Starr

Is Serge Etele and Congregation Beth Yeshourun the vanguard of a new and surprising revitalization of Judaism out of Africa?

7 Things To Do On Christmas Eve

Posted 08.06.2012 | New York

No plans Christmas Eve? No in-laws to mingle with? Or trees to trim or kissing to be done under mistletoe? You are not alone. There are many who will ...

Calvin Klein On His Bronx Upbringing, Memorable Model Moments And Pushing The Envelope

The Huffington Post | Erin Clements | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Joyce Culver for 92nd Street Y Calvin Klein rarely gives interviews these days, so we were all ears when the fashion legend sat down with IMG Fas...

Bonnie Kavoussi

Krugman Argues For Spending Similar To World War II

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.02.2012 | Business

Paul Krugman, the Nobel Prize-winning Princeton economist and New York Times columnist, said Tuesday that the United States needs to spend on a scale ...

Sidney Lumet: The Prince of New York City

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 06.12.2011 | New York
Thane Rosenbaum

Sidney Lumet was a quintessential New Yorker -- street smart with a bleeding heart and a head full of immigrant, everyman voices.

Women, Power, and Politics: What Are You Willing to Do?

Lily Blau | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Lily Blau

What, exactly, are feminism's current goals? As Sarah Palin and the 2008 election, as well as the most recent one in 2010, proved, it isn't necessarily a question of just getting women into power.

92nd Street Y's Steve Martin Event Ends In REFUND

nytimes.com | FELICIA R. LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In the history of intellectual chatter, the events of Nov. 29, 2010, at the 92nd Street Y will be archived under disaster. Or comedy. That night, a...

Diane von Furstenberg Speaks of Her Past, Present and Future

Hayley Griffith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Hayley Griffith

Known formerly as Princess Diane of Fürstenberg, she never knew what she wanted to be, but she did know the woman she wanted to become.

Culture Wars Return to Washington and New York

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Raymond J. Learsy

As a Presidential Appointee in the 1980's to the National Council of the National Endowment for the Arts, it pains me enormously to see a replay of the Culture Wars that were played out so destructively in those years.

Rethinking How We Learn and Work

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Ellen Galinsky

We need to focus on managing our attention and energy, not just our time. Some schools are experimenting with providing longer time periods for learning and finding that it can be very effective.

How Educating A New York City Kid Can Cost You Over A Million Dollars

The Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York City is home to some of the best schools in the country, but they don't come cheap. The economic downturn hasn't stopped colleges from going ...

Seen and Heard in New York: Helen Mirren, Renee Fleming, Chuck Close

Jane Levere | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jane Levere

Actress Helen Mirren, interviewed by Annette Insdorf, director of undergraduate film studies at Columbia University, at the 92nd St. Y www.92y.org in ...