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September 2018

Improv for Everyone

September 10 – October 22, 2018

If you are new or want to tune your tools, our introduction to improv concentrates on connections and how to stay grounded. We’ll focus on character creation, object/environment work, and most importantly, working as an ensemble. We believe improvisation can be used in everyday life; whether you are performing on the stage, priming for an audition, or connecting with co-workers.

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La Bruja

Thursday, September 27, 2018 @ 7:30PM

Nuyorican Poets Cafe at The Sheen Center presents Caridad de la Luz a.k.a. “La Bruja” (The “Good” Witch), Puerto Rican poet, actress and activist.

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Jesuits & Jedi Episode II: The Dominicans Strike Back!

Saturday, September 29, 2018 @ 7:00PM

Join us as we return to “a galaxy far, far away” for a lively discussion about philosophy, faith and the Force.

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October 2018

Alfred E. Smith: The Man Behind the Dinner

Monday, October 1, 2018 @ 6:30PM

Join Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York, and renowned authors, historians and professors, Terrence Golway and Robert Slayton in a panel discussion exploring the man behind the famous Alfred E. Smith Dinner.

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reg e gaines

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 @ 7:30PM

Nuyorican Poets Cafe at The Sheen Center presents poet, author, and playwright reg e gaines

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The Great Books Series

October 3, November 14, & December 5, 2018 @ 7PM

Three outstanding Catholic novels, beginning with Graham Greene’s masterpiece, “The End of the Affair” continuing with Evelyn Waugh’s classic, “Brideshead Revisited”, and concluding with Walker Percy’s “The Thanatos Syndrome”

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Third Time’s the Charm: A Night of Poetry with Sarah Kay, Anis Mojgani, Clint Smith and Hanif Abdurraqib

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 @ 7:30PM

A night of poetry with Sarah Kay, Anis Mojgani, Clint Smith, and Hanif Abdurraqib—four incredible poets whose work covers the sadness, fears, anxieties, and joys of living in this wild world.

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The John Courtney Murray, S.J., Lecture

Thursday, October 4, 2018 @ 6:30PM

Speaker: Arthur Brooks, President of the American Enterprise Institute

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Author’s Night: Juan Williams

Friday, October 5, 2018 @ 7PM

Join bestselling author, FOX News political analyst, and civil rights expert, Juan Williams, as he discusses his new book.

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14th Annual African American Literary Awards Show

Saturday, October 6, 2018 @ 6:30PM

First presented in 2004, the African American Literary Award Show is an entertainment event production and marketing company with a focus on writers and authors. It produces an annual Literary Awards Show to recognize, honor, celebrate and promote the outstanding achievements and contributions that African-American authors and writers make to the publishing, arts and entertainment … Read more

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Called by God: An Evening with Mother Dolores Hart

Thursday, October 18, 2018 @ 7PM

Join author Rachael Collins and former Hollywood actress Mother Dolores Hart, O.S.B., for an evening celebrating the joyful journey of finding your purpose in life. Rachael Collins, the author of Called By God: Discernment and Preparation for Religious Life, will share how young people can discover their personal vocation through prayer, relationships, and work, and … Read more

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John Patrick Shanley – NYC Workshop

October 21 – 25, 2018

Pulitzer Prize, Tony- and Academy Award-winning writer and director John Patrick Shanley in his very first New York workshop.

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The 2018 Albacete Lecture on Faith and Culture

Saturday, October 27, 2018 @ 8PM

Freedom from Reality? A lecture by D. C. Schindler, on the essence of freedom and its forgotten origins

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Page Meets Stage with Sharon Olds & Ocean Vuong

Sunday, October 28, 2018 @ 6PM

The iconic Sharon Olds meets one of her star former students at NYU, Ocean Vuong, and the two trade poems all night long. Hosted by Taylor Mali.

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November 2018

Backstage Broadway: Come From Away

Monday, November 12, 2018 @ 7:00PM

Chad Kimball, the Tony nominated actor who plays Kevin in “Come From Away,” will interview himself as Kevin tells his story of how Gander’s compassion, then and now, ignited a spirit of kindness that renewed Kevin’s spirituality and inspired a new tradition of an annual “giving back” day that has since spread.

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December 2018

Annual Fulton Sheen Lecture

Sunday, December 9, 2018 @ 1PM

Come celebrate the life and legacy of Archbishop Fulton Sheen!

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Author’s Night: Jonah Goldberg

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 @ 7PM

With his trademark blend of political history, social science, economics, and pop culture, two-time New York Times bestselling author, syndicated columnist, National Review senior editor, Jonah Goldberg makes the timely case that America and other democracies are in peril as they lose the will to defend the values and institutions that sustain freedom and prosperity.

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Radical Love: Catholic Women Speak

Thursday, December 13, 2018 @ 7PM

Join authors Leah Libresco Sargeant; Eve Tushnet and Kerry Weber for a vivid discussion on the Church today.

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Faith and Duty: The Role of Spirituality in Times of War

Saturday, December 15, 2018 @ 4PM

This panel discussion will examine the role that faith plays in times of war. Beginning the conversation with the rise of the chaplain corps during the First World War, a group of academics, religious, and current duty military will speak about the importance for caring for the spiritual well being of soldiers in the face … Read more

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Civility in America: On Campus

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 @ 7:00PM

Princeton Professors Robert P. George and Cornel West discuss the importance of freedom of speech in the search for truth, both on campus and in wider society

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