Fashion Icon Andre Leon Talley And Fashion Critic Vanessa Friedman Come to TimesTalks, 5/21
TimesTalks, The New York Times live conversation and performance series, is proud to host an intimate evening with fashion editor, author, and curator, André Leon Talley, and in conversation with fashion director and chief fashion critic of The New York Times, Vanessa Friedman, on May 21.Talley, a contributing editor of Vogue and a resident fixture in the world of fashion, will share stories about his unusual journey to the top of one of the most storied mastheads in the world, from growing up in the segregated South to rubbing elbows with the most influential tastemakers of our time. The two will also discuss "The Gospel According to André," an upcoming documentary about Talley's life, which will be released nationwide on May 25. This event is presented in collaboration with CFDA and will take place on May 21 at Florence Gould Hall. The talk will be live streamed on TimesTalks.com and TimesTalks YouTube channel, starting at 7:00PM EST. Select media passes are available. If interested, please contact Ali Rigo (firstname.lastname@example.org) to discuss coverage opportunities. TimesTalks, now celebrating its 20th year, is known for providing a platform for engaging and spirited discourse between the most iconic and culturally relevant creative voices of our time. Upcoming TimesTalks include "The Fourth Estate" screening and talk with Academy Award-nominated director Liz Garbus, New York Times Washington bureau chief Elisabeth Bumiller, White House correspondent Maggie Haberman and Washington correspondent Michael S. Schmidt, moderated by Times assistant managing editor Sam Dolnick on May 24, and a conversation with Bill Clinton and novelist James Patterson on their new fiction thriller, "The President is Missing," moderated by The New York Times Book Review editor Pamela Paul on June 5. More information about TimesTalks can be found here. Previous installments can be viewed on Youtube, including videos of Denzel Washington, Grace Jones, Margaret Atwood, Greta Gerwig and Saoirse Ronan, Jane Goodall, Annie Leibovitz, Ai Weiwei, Anthony Bourdain, Danny Bowien, Sean "Diddy" Combs, Judi Dench, "Moonlight": A Night of Music and Conversation, Tom Ford, Jim Jarmusch, Iggy Pop, Meryl Streep, and many more. About TimesTalks
TimesTalks, The New York Times live conversation and performance series, pairs New York Times journalists with the most creative and seminal figures in the fields of film and theater, art, music, literature, innovation and fashion. In 2018, TimesTalks celebrates its 20th anniversary. For the past two decades, TimesTalks has provided a platform for engaging and spirited discourse among the most iconic and culturally relevant creative voices of our time, paying particular attention to those using the cultural arts as a lens for change.