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December 29
Study Tour

Attend performance by Ballett Frankfurt at Brooklyn Academy of Music

December 14
Seminar
Presentation by Hilton Als, NAJP senior fellow and writer, The New Yorker, with Deborah Treisman, editor, The New Yorker, and David Denby, film critic, The New Yorker
December 7
Seminar
Tour of renovated New York Public Library for the Performing Arts with collection curators and executive director Jackie Davis
December 3
Panel
Hollywood, D.C.: Symbiotic Relationship Between Movie and Politics (co-sponsored with the Center for Communication)
Panel of Chris Matthews, Peter Riegert and Ken Bowser.
November 30
Study Tour
Attend Pauline Kael memorial at Walter Reade Theater, Lincoln Center
November 23
Seminar
Doug McLennan, NAJP fellow ’97 and founder, artsjournal.com
November 16
Seminar
Tour of Whitney Museum of American Art and lunch with director, Maxwell Anderson

November 9
Seminar
John Rando, director of “Urinetown”
November 3
Study Tour
Hike on Staten Island with NAJP fellows and SOA students and professors.
November 2
Seminar
Fletcher Roberts, Ann Colson, Elvis Mitchell, A.O. Scott, Anna Kisselhoff and Ben Raitcliff
October 26
Seminar
William Bolcom, composer and Joan Morris, singer
October 24
Study Tour
Attend performance of musical “Urinetown”
October 19
Seminar
Twyla Tharp, choreographer
October 18
Study Tour
Attend performance by the Parsons Dance Company at the Joyce Theatre, followed by dinner with Joyce Theater director Linda Shelton and choreographer David Parsons.
October 12
Seminar
Henry Chalfant, photographer, filmmaker, and author
October 5
Study Tour
Visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art
October 3
Study Tour
Attend performance by O Vertigo at the Joyce Theatre
October 29-30
Conference
Wonderful Town: The Future of Theater in New York
September 28
Seminar
Michael Feingold, theater critic The Village Voice and NAJP fellow
September 21
Seminar
Columbia University School of the Arts, Department Chairs
September 14
Seminar
Eve Moros Ortega, producer, “Art 21”/PBS and writer Kay Larson
May 9-10 2001
Conference
Journalists Talk About Transportation: Infrastructure, Land-Use, Policy
Brought together architects, urban designers and architecture critics to discuss urban design.
April 17
Panel
Criticism and/or Journalism
With Joan Acocella, dance and book critic, The New Yorker; Louis Menand, critic, The New Yorker and The New York Review of Books and professor of English, CUNY Graduate Center; James Shapiro, theater writer and professor of English, Columbia University; and moderated by Wendy Lesser, editor, The Threepenny Review.
April 13
Seminar
Eve Ensler, playwright, “The Vagina Monologues”
April 10
Panel

Michael Kimmelman at Miller Theatre: Returning to the Piano
Chief art critic for The New York Times, performs some favorite piano masterpieces and discuss his forthcoming book on his return to playing the piano after 15 years.
March 28
Panel
Even Until Death: Improvisation. Edging, and Enframemen
A lecture by Dick Hebdige, dean of Critical Studies and director of the Writing Program at California Institute of the Arts.

March 27
Study Tour
Attend performance of “Follies” at the Belasco Theatre
March 23
Study Tour
Attend Brooklyn Academy of Music for Mark Morris Company dance
Performance and BAMdialogue between senior fellow Wendy Lesser and choreographer Mark Morris.

March 8-11
Study Tour
Fellows travel to Dublin and launch exchange program with the Irish Arts Council.
March 2
Study Tour
Backstage tour of Metropolitan Opera House with artistic manager Sarah Billinghurst and meeting with press officers
February 23
Study Tour
Tour of the Apollo Theater, lunch at Bayou, and tour of Studio Museum in Harlem with Thelma Golden
February 16
Seminar

Nan Talese, senior vice president, Doubleday, and publisher and Barry Werth, author
February 13
Panel
Classical Music in the United States: Its Rise and Fall and What We Can Do About It, a lecture by Joseph Horowitz
February 10
Study Tour
Attend V-Day 2001: “The Vagina Monologues” at Madison Square Garden.
February 9
Seminar
David Shenk, author, The Forgetting: Alzheimer’s, Portrait of an Epidemic, and Andrew Solomon, author, The Noonday Demon
January 19
Seminar
Guerrilla Girls

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