FORA.tv is pleased to announce that select programs from The New Yorker Festival can be viewed LIVE, as they happen from October 1-3, and on-demand following the event.
The New Yorker Festival, now in its eleventh year, brings together a distinguished group of writers, thinkers, artists, and other luminaries, and covers topics including film, music, politics, economics, architecture, fashion, and literature. Atul Gawande, Stephen King, Paul Krugman, Cynthia Nixon, Zadie Smith, Regina Spektor, are among the many speakers who will take the stage for conversation and debate.
The Festival begins Friday October 1 at 7 pm EDT and runs through the weekend with the last program starting Sunday October 3 at 4pm EDT. Event passes are available for $59.95 and provide access to the live streams of all programs, as well as on-demand viewing for 30 days from date of purchase. Single Program Passes are available for $4.95 and provide access to the live stream and on-demand viewing for 30 days from date of purchase.
The New Yorker Festival on FORA.tv includes:
7:00 pm EDT Lorrie Moore talks with Deborah Treisman
7:00 pm EDT Living History: With Peter Carey, E.L. Doctorow, and Annie Proulx
Moderated by Simon Schama.
9:30 pm EDT Giving Voice: With Uwem Akpan, Edwidge Danticat, and Dave Eggers
Moderated by Cressida Leyshon.
9:30 pm EDT Sex and Violence: With Junot Díaz, Joyce Carol Oates, and Wells Tower
Moderated by Willing Davidson.
9:30 pm EDT Michael Chabon and Zadie Smith
10:00 am EDT Atul Gawande: How to Live When You Have to Die
1:00 pm EDT The Vampire Revival: With Noël Carroll, Stephen King, Matt Reeves, and Melissa Rosenberg
Moderated by Joan Acocella.
1:00 pm EDT James Surowiecki: Lucky, Good or Both? Talent and Context in a Random World
4:00 pm EDT Paul Goldberger: Why Architecture Matters
4:00 pm EDT The Case for Gay Marriage: With David Boies, Brian S. Brown, R. Clarke Cooper, Cynthia Nixon, and Gene Robinson
Moderated by Jeffrey Toobin.
6:30 pm EDT Tales Out of School 2: A New Yorker Night with the Moth
With David Grann, Jane Mayer, Susan Orlean, Jeffrey Toobin, and Calvin Trillin.
Hosted by Andy Borowitz.
10:00 pm EDT Regina Spektor talks with Michael Specter: A Conversation with Music
(Live Stream Only, On-Demand Viewing Not Available)
1:00 pm EDT The Cartoon Caption Game
(On-Demand Viewing Only, Available Oct. 11)
For more information about The New Yorker Festival, please visit newyorker.com.