Photo Flash: Grace Jones, Margaret Atwood, Katie Couric, Denzel Washington and More Come to TIMESTALKS Festival
This weekend, TimesTalks, The New York Times live conversation and performance series, brought together an iconic group of creative and influential voices for the first TimesTalks Festival, which celebrated the 20th anniversary of the prominent TimesTalks series.The series' conversational format was highlighted by a special surprise from Grace Jones, a spirited discussion on the gender revolution with Katie Couric, a pre-release screening of Season 2 of The Handmaid's Tale, and live versions of popular New York Times columns. At TheTimesCenter, festival attendees enjoyed curated hospitality offerings from theSmorgasburg Food Hall, a Strand Bookstore pop up, the Design Within Reach Lounge, and a collection of artworks by artists Sarah Meyohas and Andrew Kuo, commissioned by Absolut Art.
All videos from TimesTalks Festival can be watched here.Festival participants included Margaret Atwood, Sen. Susan Collins, Katie Couric, Sen. Joni Ernst, Joel Fields, Nan Goldin, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, Glenda Jackson, Grace Jones, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Dr. Andrew Kolodny, Laurie Metcalf, Matthew Rhys, Keri Russell, Hamdi Ulukaya, Denzel Washington, and George C. Wolfe. The New York Times contributors included Michael Barbaro, Katie Benner, Frank Bruni, Sopan Deb, Philip Galanes, David Gelles, Maggie Haberman, Tina Jordan, Mark Mazzetti, Ben Sisario, Jennifer Steinhauer and Megan Twohey
Photo Credit: Griffin Lipson / BFA. Courtesy Of Timestalks.
Megan Twohey, Katie Couric
Katie Benner, Nan Goldin, Dr. Andrew Kolodny
Ben Sisario, Pentatonix
Tina Jordan, Margaret Atwood
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