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GC Presents FaLL 2023
Be at the Center of the Conversation

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This season, we continue to offer events in person and via livestream. We look forward to seeing our audience at 365 Fifth Avenue and reaching viewers around the world with our online programming. Join us for inspiration, insight, and new ideas from leading thinkers, authors, and artists.

Events are FREE & reservations are required, except where noted. See individual events for in-person and online reservation options.

Fall 2023 PROGRAMS:

Annual Leon Levy Biography Lecture:
Walter Isaacson, “Lessons About Living with Geniuses”

Thursday, September 28, 6:00 p.m.

Headshot of Walter Isaacson


Paquito D’Rivera:
A Conversation and Concert

Wednesday, October 4, 6:30 p.m.

Paquito D'Rivera in a light blue car with his clarinet


Oppenheimer From Biography to Blockbuster:
Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas in Conversation with Kai Bird

Wednesday, October 11, 6:30 p.m.

Headshots of Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas, and Kai Bird


The Five Demands:
Film Screening and Discussion

Wednesday, October 18, 6:30 p.m.

Film still from Five Demands showing student protesters


City of Science: Cybersecurity

Wednesday, October 25, 6:30 p.m.

Graphic image representing a lock and personal networks


Visions of Inequality: From the French Revolution to the End of the Cold War - Branko Milanovic in Conversation with Paul Krugman, Clara Mattei, and Donald Robotham

Wednesday, November 1, 6:30 p.m.

Book cover of Visions of Inequality with Karl Marx and Adam Smith in the background


Child Poverty in America:
Investing in Our Future

Tuesday, November 14, 6:30 p.m.

Headshots of five panelists for "Child Poverty in America"


City of Science:
James P. Allison in Conversation with Lesley Stahl

Thursday, November 16, 6:30 p.m.

Headshots of Lesley Stahl and James Allison


Utopia and Dystopia in Yiddish Culture:
A Performance-Screening and Conversation

Wednesday, November 29, 6:30 p.m.

Photo of musicians Alicia Svigals and Donald Sosin, along with a film still from The City Without Jews


King: A Life
Jonathan Eig in Conversation with Randall Kennedy

Monday, December 4, 6:30 p.m.

Book cover of King: A Life with headshots of Jonathan Eig and Randall Kennedy


How Can We Solve the Border Crisis?

Wednesday, December 6, 6:30 p.m.

Headshots of five panelists for "How Can We Solve the Border Crisis?"


Tania León: A Conversation and Concert

Monday, December 11, 6:30 p.m.

Headshot of Tania Leon






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