New York City is packed with amazing culture and inspiring art and now with so much of it online for free, there’s never been a better time to experience it first-hand. “Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable lectures, events, and performances for the literary/musically/theatrically-inclined.

Discussions and Art Talks:

  • In the next installment of the Columbia University School of the Arts Nonfiction Dialogues series, Writing Program Chair Lis Harris will be interviewing author Lewis Hyde on February 24th at 7:30 pm EST about his career studying the public life of the imagination as a professor, poet, essayist, translator, and cultural critic.
  • Black Arts Dialogue Curator Ayana Mathis will be joined by musician Jason Moran on February 23rd at 7 pm EST to discuss his work as a recording artist and composer and the relationship between activism and music that remains central to so much of his career.
  • On February 25th at 6:30 pm EST, writer and Director María Sojob will be discussing her new film Tote/Abuelo/Grandfather that chronicles the relationship between “an old man, who is going blind, and his granddaughter, who has a limited memory of her childhood” as they weave together the story of their family history.


  • The Chamber Music Society will be hosting the Calidore Quartet on February 22nd at 7:30 pm EST in a concert honoring the 45-year career of the legendary Guarneri Quartet featuring three of their past members.
  • On February 23rd at 12 pm EST, the Morgan Library and Museum’s Young Concert Artists Series will be welcoming pianist Maxim Lando as he plays selections from Sibelius and Khachaturian.

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