search cityguideny.com

An Evening With Sidney Poitier at 92nd Street Y

05/13/13 8pm 1395 Lexington Ave. Map
212-415-5500
92y.org

This event has already taken place. Click here for the latest events.

Sidney Poitier was the first black actor to win an Academy Award for best actor for his performance in Lilies of the Field in 1963, and is credited with breaking the color barrier in Hollywood.

An actor, director, producer, diplomat and bestselling author, his landmark films include The Defiant Ones, A Patch of Blue, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner and To Sir, With Love. His first novel, Montaro Caine, a "corporate thriller with a twist of religion and science fiction…a tale sure to please his many fans," (Publishers Weekly), is published this May. Among many other accolades, Poitier has been awarded the Screen Actors Guild's highest honor, the Life Achievement Award, for an outstanding career and humanitarian accomplishment. In 2009, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Barack Obama.

Enhance your experience! Purchase the ticket & book bundle to receive a copy of Mr. Poitier's new book, Montaro Caine. A book signing will follow the event.

Venue Description: Located on the Upper West Side, the 92nd Street Y is NYC's hub for lectures, talks, readings, literary events, classes, Jewish programs, food and wine tastings, and more. They also offer live music, dance performances, and more including the Art of the Guitar, the $5 Fridays at Noon dance series, and social events.

Looking for Free Group Planning Services?

Get free advice on planning your group's trip to New York.


Name:
E-Mail:
Type of Group:
Date of Trip:
Areas of Interest: Sightseeing Dining Theater

Culture Shopping

Transportation

Group Size:

Enter the code: 6598

This Week in NYC

(9/28-10/5) Looking for what to do in New York? We've got the latest on all the goings-on in NYC, from concerts to museum exhibitions to comedy to the best in city sightseeing. Read on for our picks for the best of this week in New York City. click here

search cityguideny.com

SEARCH THE CALENDAR