Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Around Town

Looking for fun things to do this December? Take a look at these cool book and events happening in the city….

·         Greenlight Book Store
686 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Greenlight hosts a family holiday event in the middle of Chanukah and in anticipation of Christmas. Join them for their Holiday Stories and Singalong on Thursday, December 10, 4:00pm-5:30pm (seasonal drinks and treats to follow).

·         NYPL: Mid-Manhattan Library
December 2, 2015 at 6:30pm

Mid-Manhattan is hosting a lecture that covers New York’s culinary history. Join NYPL for Savoring Gotham: A Food Lover’s Companion to NYC with Andrew F. Smith; who is the writer and lecturer on food and culinary history and general editor for the “Edible Series.” Smith engages us with stories on some of the most recognizable restaurants, eateries, and culinary personalities today.  

Open now, ends January 16th, 2016.

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the publication of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center in Lincoln Center will present the free multimedia exhibition Alice Live! The exhibition will trace the history of Lewis Carroll’s beloved Alice stories in live performance from their first professional staging to the present day.

·         Symphony Space (Thalia Book Club) – December 7, 2015 at 7:30pm
2537 Broadway @ 95th Street
New York, NY 10025

The award-winning actress presents her literary debut. An unconventional memoir in letters, Dear Mr. You, chronicles the actresses’ life through correspondence with men from her past and imagined future, and reveals the complexity and power found in relationships both loving and fraught.
-Excerpt from Symphony Space

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