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Friday, September 02, 2011
Novelists Victor LaValle and Gary Shteyngart On Time Warner Cable Video-On-Demand

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Gary Shteyngart and Victor LaValle

Now through September 23, Time Warner Cable’s Video-On-Demand will broadcast onstage video with novelists Victor LaValle and Gary Shteyngart. Christopher Jackson introduces Victor LaValle, who reads from his novel Big Machine, and Elisa Albert introduces Gary Shteyngart, who reads from his novel Super Sad True Love Story. This exclusive content is available to Time Warner Cable customers. To watch, simply access Time Warner Cable’s local Video-On-Demand service on Channel 1111. Select the “Around NY” menu option. Open the 92nd Street Y folder and the “LaValle/Shteyngart” program will be available for viewing.

Time Warner Cable’s New York Region and Ovation joined forces to support the 92nd Street Y Poetry Center Schools Project. The literary education program reaches 1,500 public school students annually. In-class creative writing workshops are combined with the opportunity for students to meet leading contemporary writers and hear them read live in 92Y’s concert hall—all free-of-charge to students and schools.

imageFor more information on the full 2010/11 Poetry Center Reading Series, please visit www.92Y.org/Readings. 92Y is a proud partner with Time Warner Cable and Ovation in support of the Poetry Center Schools Project.

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Lady Terminator Knows How To Use A Gun

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At this point, it’s probably safe to assume that you have seen James Cameron’s 1984 movie The Terminator. It’s also probably safe to assume you’ve seen a couple of the sequels and maybe played an officially licensed pinball machine or two.

It seems less likely that you caught the 1989 Indonesian entry into the canon, Lady Terminator. That can change. We’re screening Lady Terminator at 92YTribeca on September 16. “An utterly shameless rip-off of The Terminator,” wrote Eccentric Cinema, they described it as “enormously entertaining — the very essence of cinema cheese.

Watch a clip from the film, below.

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Mark Your Calendars: 92Y School Of The Arts Open House Coming Soon!

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Are you a professional Artist? Sometime Sculptor? Beginner Ballerina? Aspiring Virtuoso? Whoever you are, if you have the calling to make art, music or movement, you should know about 92Y’s School of the Arts. Join us on Sunday, September 18 for a FREE Open House. Learn why silver is the new gold, dance in the studios where Martha Graham got her start and check out the music tech lab that’ll have you producing like a pro. Meet our faculty, tour our studios, catch special deals from All Craft and Dikra Gems and learn which of our 450+ classes, workshops and intensives for children, teens and adults is right for you. View the Class Sampler Schedule: [PDF].

Have you ever taken a class at the 92Y School of the Arts? Leave a comment and tell us what you made. If you have any photos, share a link and we will feature your work on the 92Y Blog or Facebook page!

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