92Y Talks

She's the first dancer to be featured on the cover of TIME magazine since 1994 and the first African American to dance the lead in Swan Lake opposite another African American in the U.S. Misty Copeland sits down with Teen Vogue editor Amy Astley to discuss her career as a soloist with American Ballet Theatre and breaking age, racial and body-type barriers in the world of dance. Recorded April 27, 2015 at New York's 92nd Street Y.

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Two thinkers. Two books. Two angles on genius. In this episode of 92Y Talks, author Malcolm Gladwell and film producer Brian Grazer discuss their books, David and Goliath and A Curious Mind, respectively, each which explore the hidden patterns of history’s triumphant underdogs and the untold intellectual rewards of curiosity. Recorded April 7, 2015 at New York’s 92nd Street Y.

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What does it mean to cook like an "American?" How do U.S. chefs differentiate themselves amidst their international colleagues? Chefs Thomas Keller of Per Se and the French Laundry and Corey Lee of Benu sit down with food critic Mimi Sheraton to discuss how they use their plates and palates as a canvas for exploring our national identity. Recorded April 29, 2015 at New York's 92nd Street Y.

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In an exclusive New York appearance, Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison reads from and discusses her new novel, God Help the Child, a searing tale about the way childhood trauma shapes and misshapes the life of an adult. She is introduced by Chirlane McCray, First Lady of New York City, and interviewed by Farah Jasmine Griffin. Recorded on April 27, 2015 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.

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