leisure 05.17.10

Cool Summer Daytime Events at 92YTribeca!
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Daytime at 92YTribeca is where downtown's most influential, intellectual, lead-your-own-personal-revolution classes, lectures and events are delivered by the experts who've made 92nd Street Y one of New York's most revered cultural and social destinations. Here's a sampling:


Drawing and Watercolor on the High Line
New to New York City or die-hard urban native? Put away your digital camera and pick up a sketchbook or set up your easel! Capture the dynamic architecture and nonstop energy of the city by making your own drawings and sketches of the urban landscape from the new public High Line park. Join fellow urban enthusiasts to explore how to draw and paint the city from this new perspective.
First Session: Wed, May 26, 10 am-3:30 pm
Sessions: 5

Images and Words
Whether you are an artist, photographer, writer or just plain creative, Images and Words is a class for you. You will create—in photographic images and words—a self-published book that tells your personal story. Learn how sequencing your images and text communicate a theme or mood for the final project; a photo memoir, photo essay, documentary photography or other personal work.
First Session: Thu, May 27, 10:30 am-12 pm
Sessions: 6

Developing an Illustrated Children's Book
Dive into a six-week workshop to get an insider's overview of how to begin, develop, polish and pitch a successful children's book. Get hands-on experience while you explore theory and technique, including developing an image vocabulary and child-friendly style. Learn about story line, storyboarding, pacing, rhythm, the variety of media available and more. Intended for authors and artists.
First Session: Thu, May 27, 1 pm-2:30 pm
Sessions: 6


French Women Don't Get Fat
Mireille Guiliano
French women don't get fat, but they do eat bread and pastry, drink wine and regularly enjoy three-course meals. Internationally best-selling author and former President and CEO of Clicquot, Inc (LVMH) Mireille Guiliano unlocks the simple secrets of this "French paradox"—how to enjoy food and stay slim and healthy.
Mon, May 17, 12-1 pm

Dirty Rotten Strategies
Ian Mitroff
Crisis management expert Ian Mitroff leads an eye-opening discussion about the right way to manage a crisis, offering real-world examples of what NOT to do. How did Toyota get into the hot water it's in now? What are other classic examples of crisis management gone wrong? Mitroff will show how solving the wrong problems is at the heart of nearly all mistakes made by business, government and individuals. He'll also offer critical advice to ensure we address the right problems, whether we are in the corporate sector, in government or in our own endeavors.
Tue, May 18, 12-1 pm

Walk in My Shoes: A Civil Rights Legend and His Godson on the Journey Ahead
Andrew Young
Join Andrew Young—a top aide to Martin Luther King, Jr. and one of history's most important civil rights leaders—for an intimate conversation about race, civil rights and the American dream.
Wed, May 19, 12-1 pm

House of Cards: A Tale of Hubris and Wretched Excess on Wall Street
William D. Cohan
Hear William D. Cohan expose the corporate arrogance, power struggles and deadly combination of greed and inattention that led to the 2008 collapse not only of Bear Stearns but of the very foundations of Wall Street.
Thu, May 20, 12-1 pm

Art and the Subway
Tracy Fitzpatrick
Join art history professor Tracy Fitzpatrick for a fascinating ride through the visual history of the New York City subway. Considered an engineering feat and a work of art, it has kindled the imagination of millions, including artists such as Walker Evans, DONDI and Keith Haring.
Thu, May 27, 12-1 pm


Lunch and a Movie: The Best Films You Probably Haven't Seen Yet—Subscription Series
During his lifetime, Van Gogh never sold a single painting. Herman Melville couldn't make enough money as a writer to quit his day job as a clerk. The Wizard of Oz and It's a Wonderful Life were box office flops and Oscar losers during their initial runs: it took years for them to achieve classic status. In this class, we screen—and then discuss over lunch—a variety of terrific movies you may have missed, but are definitely worth seeing.
First Session: Wed, Jun 16, 10 am-1 pm
Sessions: 5

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