Events: June 25, 2018

How Stable is China?

Can China enjoy a second change of leadership without crisis? Will one-party rule become an impediment to the country's future modernization and prosperity? What are the obstacles standing in the way of political and further economic reform?

Do the Math Road Tour

Based on Bill McKibben’s widely read Rolling Stone article, “Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math,” “Do The Math” aims to raise awareness of the climate crisis and challenge the power of the fossil-fuel industry head-on.

A Rally for Gun Control

A student-run rally at City Hall to advocate for gun control. We hope for significant participation by students from many local New York schools, and we welcome anyone – student or adult – who wishes to join.


A new 50th anniversary restoration of Jean-Luc Godard’s Contempt (1963), the director’s look at a crumbling marriage, will play at Film Forum, from Friday, September 6 through Thursday, September 19.

‘Nightmare Alley’

In the screen adaptation of William Lindsay Gresham’s 1946 Nightmare Alley, Stanton "Stan" Carlisle, played by Tyrone Power, devolves from carnival banker, to spurious mind reader, to “mystic seer.”


This year’s Glyndebourne Festival Opera marked the festival’s 80th anniversary, and the 20th of the brilliant new opera house designed by Hopkins Associates, possibly the best postwar theatre in Europe. But it opened in poignant circumstances.