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SPACE On Ryder Farm Announces 2022 Residency Season, Applications Open Today Photo SPACE On Ryder Farm Announces 2022 Residency Season, Applications Open Today
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2021

Today, for the first time in two years as a result of the pandemic, SPACE on Ryder Farm, the artist residency program and organic farm, opened applications for its 2022 Residency Season.

SPACE on Ryder Farm Co-Founder and Executive Director Emily Simoness to Step Down in  Photo SPACE on Ryder Farm Co-Founder and Executive Director Emily Simoness to Step Down in September 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2021

Emily Simoness, the Co-Founder and Executive Director of SPACE on Ryder Farm, has made the decision to step down from the executive leadership role in September 2021. For 11 years, her visionary leadership has grown the organization into one of the most sought-after residency programs in the country.

PEN America Cancels PEN WORLD VOICES FESTIVAL Photo PEN America Cancels PEN WORLD VOICES FESTIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2020

PEN America, joining the ranks of cultural institutions and festivals changing their plans to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, has cancelled the 2020 PEN World Voices Festival: These Truths, this year's edition of the United States' foremost international literary festival, which was slated to take place May 4-9 in venues across New York City.

Jeremy O. Harris, Lynn Nottage and More to Participate in 2020 PEN WORLD VOICES FESTI Photo Jeremy O. Harris, Lynn Nottage and More to Participate in 2020 PEN WORLD VOICES FESTIVAL: THESE TRUTHS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2020

PEN America will present the 2020 PEN World Voices Festival: These Truths, celebrating literature's deep illumination of cultural, historical, political, and emotional truths in a complex moment when 'truth' is destabilized by the constant undermining of a common set of facts, 'objective' histories are being interrogated and upended, and radical candor about lived experiences is fueling powerful social movements. Today, PEN America announced highlights of the festival, which brings together fiction and nonfiction writers, poets, translators, thinkers, and activists for an array of conversations, interviews, readings, and musical performances on this infinitely prismatic subject.

Applications Now Open For 2020 Residencies At SPACE On Ryder Farm Photo Applications Now Open For 2020 Residencies At SPACE On Ryder Farm
by Julie Musbach - Sep 11, 2019

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??SPACE on Ryder Farm--a nonprofit residency program and organic farm located on the grounds of a 224-year-old family homestead in Putnam County, New York--announced that applications for 2020 residency programs are now open.

The Civilians' Share Details of CIVILIAN DISOBEDIENCE 2019 Spring Benefit Photo The Civilians' Share Details of CIVILIAN DISOBEDIENCE 2019 Spring Benefit
by Julie Musbach - Mar 11, 2019

On April 1, the celebrated Off-Broadway theater company The Civilians will host Civilian Disobedience, their annual spring benefit, which honors their Civilians of the Year: Emmy nominated, award-winning documentary filmmakers Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg (Reversing Roe, Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work) as well as Marion Friedman Young for her longstanding support of The Civilians and her recent work as The Civilians partners for the Michael Friedman Legacy Fund.

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS, 1/18-1/25 Photo Scoop: Upcoming Guests on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS, 1/18-1/25
by TV Scoop - Jan 18, 2019

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT, airing on CBS on Friday, January 18, 2019!

Scoop: Coming Up On REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER on HBO - Today, October 12, 2018 Photo Scoop: Coming Up On REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER on HBO - Today, October 12, 2018
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Scoop: Coming Up On REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER on HBO - Today, October 12, 2018

CHF Announces Fallfest Graphic! Headliners Including Tom Hanks, Abbi Jacobson, George Photo CHF Announces Fallfest Graphic! Headliners Including Tom Hanks, Abbi Jacobson, George Saunders, Doris Kearns Goodwin, And More
by Stephi Wild - Sep 9, 2018

Today, the Chicago Humanities Festival announced a number of headliners for the Fall iteration of its first year-long theme, Graphic! This group of acclaimed presenters include two-time Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks, Broad City co-creator Abbi Jacobson, Two Dope Queens co-creator Phoebe Robinson, presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, artist Chris Ware, writer Alice Walker, columnist Rebecca Traister, Maestro Daniel Barenboim and his West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, historian Jill Lepore, chef Jose Andres, Getty Images photographer John Moore, photographer and Folded Map creator Tonika Johnson, and comic book artist Alex Ross.

Eric Holder And Common to Come to The Auditorium Theatre Photo Eric Holder And Common to Come to The Auditorium Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 5, 2018

The Honorable Eric H. Holder, the 82nd Attorney General of the United States, and musician and activist Common speak at the Auditorium Theatre in September as part of Roosevelt University's American Dream Reconsidered conference.