Join us for a discussion of Vasily Grossman’s Russian novel “Life and Fate,” called an “epic tale of World War II and a profound reckoning with the dark forces that dominated the twentieth century”. Copies are the novel are available at the Inwood Circulation Desk.
Come celebrate the end of Summer Reading and get everything you need to make reading rock! Space! The Cosmos For Kids is a techno-space-dance-party for kids and teens. Each song includes dancing, music technology and information about our solar system to a thumping beat. Audience members will meet aliens from outer space, talk about the different characteristics of the eight planets, sing karaoke, participate in a rap battle about the sun and learn about the differences between revolution and rotation. Each song in the 45-minute show is accompanied by hands-on, visual, and sensory experiences designed to help kids learn and have fun at the same time. Best for ages 5 and older. Presented by Turtle Dance Music
Len Cicio, has lived next to Inwood Hill Park — the last natural forest in Manhattan — for more than 20 years. There he finds a primal, supernatural quality to its landscapes. He uses his neighborhood and community to fuel his inspiration to make deep, impactful emotional connections in his work.
Get a chance to marvel over Len’s exhibit at the Hebrew Tabernacle on display through August, 2018. Call for viewing hours: 212-568-8304.
Our monthly reading series featuring Monica Wendel, Devin Kelly, & George Kovalenko!
Monica Wendel is an assistant professor of composition and creative writing at St. Thomas Aquinas College. She is the author of English Kills (Mayapple Press, 2018) and No Apocalypse (Georgetown Review Press, 2013). A former writer-in-resid
Devin Kelly is the author of In This Quiet Church of Night, I Say Amen (CCM), and the winner of a Best of the Net Prize. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Guardian, Poetry, DIAGRAM, LitHub, and more. He is the Interviews Editor for Full Stop and co-hosts the Dead Rabbits Reading Series in New York City. He lives and teaches in New York City.
George Kovalenko is a poet whose work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Colorado Review, Crazyhorse, The Iowa Review Online, Ninth Letter, American Literary Review, and elsewhere. He is the recipient of fellowships from New York University and the Saltonstall Foundation. A founding editor of Poet’s Country, he lives and teaches in New York City.
In this original clown show, made from scratch in collaboration with the actors of HVSF’s Conservatory Company, a young Mermaid is the source of literary inspiration for Shakespeare, as well as for anyone and everyone who hears the call to make something beautiful out of nothing at all.
En este espectáculo de payaso original, hecho desde cero en colaboración con los actores de Conservatory Company de HVSF, una joven sirena es la fuente de inspiración literaria para Shakespeare, así como para cualquiera que escuche la llamada para hacer algo hermoso de la nada en todas.