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January 2019

Finding My Father’s Auschwitz File

Sunday, January 27, 2019 @ 3PM

On International Holocaust Day of Remembrance, Dr. Allen Hershkowitz and special guests will read from his memoir about finding his father’s Auschwitz records.

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Poetry in America: One Art by Elizabeth Bishop

Thursday, January 31, 2019 @ 7:30PM

The live version of the PBS show will examine Elizabeth Bishop’s poem “One Art.” Host Elisa New welcomes guests, including singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter, who will sing as part of the show, and poet Gregory Orr, as they discuss and interpret the poem.

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February 2019

Inside “Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth”

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 @ 7PM

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth, the most extensive public display of original Tolkien material for several generations with John T. McQuillen, Ph.D. of the Morgan Library and Holly Ordway, Ph.D.

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Author’s Night: Sr. Nancy Usselmann, FSP

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 @ 7PM

How should Christians engage the popular media culture? By becoming a mystic! Sr. Nancy Usselmann challenges Christians to delve into the theological tradition of the Church as the root and foundation for recognizing the beauty of God present in all that is human — including pop culture.

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Haunted Files

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 @ 7PM & 9PM

An immersive evening of theater that recreates through audience interaction, performance, and talkback the little-known history of scientific racism in America. A post-show panel discussion follows.

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March 2019

Seeking a Path Forward

Saturday, March 9, 2019 @ 7PM

Exploring the most substantial issues that Christians grapple with today, through the life experience of Luigi Giussani

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Author’s Night: Sohrab Ahmari

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 @ 7PM

Journalist Sohrab Ahmari tells of life as a teenager under the Iranian ayatollahs and deciding there was no God. Nearly 20 years later, he would be received into the Roman Catholic Church. The debut of a compelling new Catholic voice.

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Oz at 80

Thursday, March 21, 2019 @ 7PM

A big screen showing of the The Wizard of Oz followed by behind-the-screen stories of the making of the family classic with author, historian, and Judy Garland and Oz expert John Fricke.

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2019 Theatre Women Awards: The Road To Parity

Monday, March 25, 2019 @ 6:30PM

Join us as we celebrate the extraordinary work of… Graciela Daniele The Lifetime Achievement Award May Adrales The Josephine Abady Award Mari Lyn Henry The LPTW Special Award The Kilroys The LPTW Lucille Lortel Visionary Award Mimi Lien  The Ruth Morley Design Award Natasha Sinha The LPTW Lucille Lortel Award Joanne Pottlitzer The LPTW Special Award … Read more

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April 2019

1939: A Year in Film to Remember

April 10, 2019 @ 7PM

In this three-part series, author, professor and film historian Fr. Robert Lauder explores a trio of classics from 1939: Love Affair (March 27), Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (April 3), and Ninotchka (April 10).

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Robert McKee’s Story Seminar & TV Day

April 11-14, 2019

During this three-day ‘rite of passage’ STORY seminar, Robert McKee teaches the substance, structure, style, and principles of story.

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June 2019

The Pink Agenda: TPATalks

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 @ 7PM

TPA Talks is a health and wellness symposium highlighting dedicated individuals in the breast cancer community who will share their stories and experiences to educate and inspire those who attend.

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Luigi Giussani Series on Faith and Modernity

Saturday, June 22, 2019 @ 6:00PM

The 2019 Giussani Series will focus specifically on the distinctive features of Luigi Giussani’s proposal for Christian education.

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September 2019

The Popes & The Presidents

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 @ 6:30PM

Former Ambassadors to the Holy See Jim Nicholson, Miguel Diaz and Ken Hackett join Fr. Matt Malone, S.J., editor in chief of America Magazine, discuss the importance of U.S.-Vatican relations and what unique accomplishments it is able to produce.

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Women, Climate and Sports

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 @ 4:00PM

During the United Nations’ Climate Week in NYC, join us for a discussion with five of the most influential sustainability advocates in the world, all of whom are women, promoting climate action

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Fr. Ted Hesburgh by Wilson Miscamble

Friday, September 27, 2019 @ 7:00PM

Author and Notre Dame priest-professor Fr. Wilson D. Miscamble, C.S.C. tracks how famed Notre Dame president Fr. Theodore M. Hesburgh transformed postwar Catholic higher education and became a celebrated voice in America at large.

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October 2019

Virtue in America: Hope

Monday, October 7, 2019 @ 7:00PM

Virtue? What is it and why does it still matter? In this new series, Kathryn Jean Lopez of the National Review explores the virtue of hope along with Peter Wehner, Michael R. Wear, and Kristen Hanson.

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Alienated America by Tim Carney

Friday, October 11, 2019 @ 7:00PM

Washington Examiner editor Timothy Carney talks about his new book Alienated America, explaining the great divide in America and presenting a framework for leading us out of the wilderness.

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The 2019 Albacete Lecture on Faith and Culture

Monday, October 14, 2019 @ 7:00PM

Obeying Our Own Creations: God and Disenchantment in Amazon’s World
A lecture by William T. Cavanaugh on idolatry and secularization

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Masterpieces

October 18, 2019

A screening and discussion of the new documentary, “Masterpieces,” that profiles emerging Catholic artists

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