July Virtual Events Wrap-Up
Watch the Next Installment of Our AAPI Communities in Conversation Series
Watch John Vercher, in conversation with Chris L. Terry, discusses After the Lights Go Out
Join John Vercher, in conversation with Chris L. Terry, discusses his new novel After the Lights Go Out.
Xavier “Scarecrow” Wallace, a mixed-race MMA fighter on the wrong side of thirty, is facing the fight of his life. Xavier can no longer deny he is losing his battle with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), or pugilistic dementia. Through the fog of memory loss, migraines, and paranoia, Xavier does his best to stay in shape by training at the Philadelphia gym owned by his cousin-cum-manager, Shot, a retired champion boxer to whom Xavier owes an unpayable debt.
Library Lunch & Learn
Watch ourperforming arts edition of our Library Lunch & Learn, featuring Jennifer Homans, author of Mr. B George Balanchine’s 20th Century and the dance critic for The New Yorker. Her widely acclaimed Apollo’s Angels: A History of Ballet was a bestseller and named one of the 10 best books of the year by The New York Times Book Review. She will be in conversation with Doug Reside, Curator of the Billy Rose Theatre Division of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
In Case You Missed It: June Events