leisure 09.9.14

Brain Food
Every Person in New York

Investigating Wittgenstein—his writings on 'language, logic, learning and looking'—are part of A Revolutionary Conversation with Lois Holzman, Wednesday, October 22 and 29; 7:15-8:45 p.m., at the East Side Institute, 119 W. 23rd [6th/7th], $135.

Anthropologist Robin Nagle, author of the excellent Picking Up: On the Streets and Behind the Trucks with the Sanitation Workers of New York City, talks trash at the Tenement Museum, October 15, 6:30pm.

Astronauts swap Space Stories at The Explorers Club,
an all-day program, October 25, $60.

Kirsten Gillibrand talks with Gloria Steinem at 92Y about the need for women to get involved in politics. Sunday, September 28, 2:30pm, $48. The Senator's new book, Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice,
Change the World
, is on that subject.

10:04 is the new novel by the brilliant writer Ben Lerner. The author will be interviewed by Paul Holdengräber, Tuesday, September 16, 7pm, as part of the LIVE from the NYPL series.

The Cooper Union class The City Transformed: Part 1, is taught by Barry Lewis, which means you will hear NYC explained as no one else can. Eight classes starting October 1, 6:30pm-8:30pm, $255.

The Arab Spring, Three Years Later: Where are we now and how did we get here? is a class on Tuesday, September 16, 6:30pm, at Brooklyn Brainery, $10

Take a Grand Tour of the Universe with Brian Abbott, the Hayden's Assistant Director on November 25, 6:30pm, $15.

Jason Polan started Every Person in New York in March of 2008. He plans on working on the project until it is finished. Look for Every Person in New York on Tuesdays in MUG and daily at Jason's site.

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