Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Katie Gentile

Psychologist (and rock violinist) Katie Gentile talks about Creating Bodies: Eating Disorders as Self-Destructive Survival, in which she analyzes a lifelong diary of a woman with bulimia.

Saturday, April 21, 2007

Eric Spilker

Film distributer and historian Eric Spilker joins Bruce Bennett and Dorian as they discuss B musicals . The Film Forum in Manhattan will be featuring some of these in a program entitles, appropriately, B Musicals, which will run from March 30 -April 19.

Friday, April 20, 2007

Jonathan Lethem and Swanee Hunt

Author Jonathan Lethem discusses his newest novel, You Don't Love Me Yet.
philanthrpist and ambassador Swanee Hunt talk about her work and her book, Half-Life of a Zealot.

Saturday, April 14, 2007

John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey

Vocalist Jessica Molaskey and jazz guitarist/vocalist John Pizzarelli have the most sophisticated husband and wife musical act around.This week they visit The Speakeasy.

From Tuesday May 1 through Saturday May 26, you can catch it at the Cafe Carlyle at the Carlyle Hotel.
John Pizarelli's new album , Dear Mr. Sinatra, is made up of songs written for or otherwise associated with Frank Sinatra.
Jessica Molaskey's latest album, Sitting in Limbo, covers ground ranging from Jimmy Cliff to the Five Stairsteps to Regina / Jobim.

They also collborat on their nationally syndicated radio program, Radio Deluxe.

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Monday, April 9, 2007

Janna Levin

It's WOMEN IN SCIENCE NIGHT on The Speakeasy!

First, physicist Janna Levin visits to talk about her research (areas of which include black holes, the finite universe and theories of everything) & her latest book, A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines. The book is a fictional account of the lives of mathematicians Kurt Gödel and Alan Turing.
mathematician Cathleen Morawetz, Professor Emerita at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences of New York University and winner of the National Medal of Science in 1998.