leisure 04.8.15

Brain Food


Sam Roberts discusses his book A History of New York in 101 Objects at the CUNY Grad Center tonight, 6:30, free.




Sidney Horenstein will be at AMNH talking about cities and the environment, as he details in his book Concrete Jungle: New York City and Our Last Best Hope for a Sustainable Future, May 3, 2pm, $15.




Particle physicist Leon Lederman didn't call Higgs Boson the God Particle, he called it the Goddamn Particle. Pioneer Works will take on the Goddamn Particle, April 29, free, RSVP.




Bruce Mau contemplates the Future of Design at the Cooper-Hewitt,
May 13, 7pm, $30.




The idea of Big History is to create a narrative of the universe in its 13.8 billion-year history. William Grassie tries to wrap your head around that at the Explorers Club, May 11, 7pm, $20.




A conversation about the 1965 Immigration Act—50 Years Later takes place at the Tenement Museum on April 21, 6:30pm, free.




At the 92Y, chefs Corey Lee and Thomas Keller discuss cultural identity in contemporary cuisine in a program called Tasting America, moderated by Mimi Sheraton, April 29, 8:15pm, $30.




Brooklyn Brainery teaches you about Navigating the Scientific Literature (Even Without an Institutional Subscription), April 30, 8:30pm $10.




The RSC performs Love's Labour's Won, which you know as Much Ado About Nothing, at live on film screenings at Symphony Space, April 9, 12 and 15. $23




Discover Traces of the Underground Railroad in TriBeCa on a walking tour, April 9, 2pm, $20.




Live from the NYPL, May 19, 7pm $25, the discussion turns to finance and technology, in the untouchable shape of a Bitcoin.






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