Talks

Fran Lebowitz in Conversation

 
 
Sun, Jan 19, 2014
  • 7PM
 
LOCATION:
Peter Jay Sharp Building
 
BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
RUN TIME: 1hr 30min
ALL TICKETS:  $35
 
 
 
 
 
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Fran Lebowitz in Conversation
With Martin Scorsese

Celebrated author, humorist, and consummate Manhattanite Fran Lebowitz, beloved for her sardonic brand of cultural commentary, brings her bracing wit to Brooklyn for an evening of candid conversation at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House. She will be joined for part of the evening by friend and fellow New York icon Martin Scorsese, whose documentary on Lebowitz, Public Speaking, premiered in 2010.

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Please note this event has been rescheduled from Thursday, January 16 to Sunday, January 19. BAM Ticket Services will be contacting ticket holders to make arrangements. If you have any questions, please contact BAM Ticket Services at 718.636.4100.
 
 
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Bio
Fran Lebowitz

Purveyor of urban cool, witty chronicler of the “me decade,” and the cultural satirist many call the heir to Dorothy Parker, Fran Lebowitz is the author of the bestselling essay collections Metropolitan Life and Social Studies and the children’s book Mr. Chas and Lisa Sue Meet the Pandas. She recently broke a 10-year writer’s block and is back at work on her novel Exterior Signs of Wealth.



 
 
Bio
Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese is an Academy Award-winning director and one of the most influential filmmakers working today. His films include Taxi Driver, The Departed, and Hugo and his latest, The Wolf of Wall Street, will be released next month. Scorsese is the founder and chair of The Film Foundation and the World Cinema Project, nonprofit organizations dedicated to the preservation and restoration of film.