elBulli’s Ferran Adrià
Thu, Mar 13, 8:15 pm
Catalan chef Ferran Adrià revolutionized the culinary world with his scientific approach to gastronomy at his legendary restaurant elBulli. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear him reveal secrets of his prolific creativity, extraordinary technique and new research with the elBulli Foundation, including BulliPedia.net, his new online culinary resource. Adrià will also introduce the dazzling seven-volume set elBulli 2005-2011 (Phaidon, March 2014), the first and only complete record of his creative process during the restaurant’s most innovative years.
In the News with Jeff Greenfield and David Remnick
Sun, Mar 16, 7:30 pm
Jeff Greenfield is one of the sharpest, wittiest minds around when it comes to discussing politics, current events and media. A veteran political, media and culture reporter and analyst, he most recently served as CBS Senior Political Correspondent and is currently a columnist for Yahoo! News and the anchor for PBS’ “Need to Know.” He will be joined by David Remnick, editor of The New Yorker, to discuss current events.
21st Century Leadership with David Gergen: A Conversation with Larry Summers
Wed, Mar 19, 8 pm
As we live through a shift in the concept of leadership and of power itself, join some of today’s most high-profile, innovative and sometimes surprising leaders to explore how leadership is changing in the digital age. David Gergen is a professor of public service and director of the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School. He has served as a White House adviser to four US presidents. Lawrence Summers is President Emeritus of Harvard University. During the past two decades he has served in a series of senior policy positions, including Secretary of the Treasury of the United States.
Arianna Huffington with Barbara Walters
Tue, Mar 25, 8 pm
Arianna Huffington will discuss her latest book (her 14th) entitled: Thrive: The Third Metric To Redefining Success And Creating A Life Of Well-Being, Wisdom and Wonder with the legendary and iconic TV Journalist Barbara Walters.
Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman
Mon, Apr 7, 8:15 pm
The couple that plays together, stays together. Real-life couple Megan Mullally (“Will & Grace”) and Nick Offerman (“Parks and Recreation”) star together in the new off-Broadway play Annapurna, beginning April 13 at The New Group @ Theatre Row. They join us to talk about staying together, onstage and off.
Deborah Voigt with Francesca Zambello
Wed, Apr 23, 8:15 pm
A diva and a director dish. Superstar soprano Deborah Voigt and powerhouse opera and theater director Francesca Zambello, friends for over 25 years, come to 92Y to talk opera, inspiration, artistry and friendship. There are not many women artistic and general directors in opera and not many sopranos that can tackle both Wagner and classic Italian roles–but Zambello and Voigt have challenged stereotypes as they’ve built brilliant careers. Find out how they navigate the high-flying demands of international opera and what interests they pursue away from the stage.