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Recent Events

November 24, 2009

OPEN EVENT: Laura Jacobs reading

The Literary Committee of The National Arts Club invites you to join renowned author and New Criterion dance critic Laura Jacobs for a reading from her novel "The Bird Catcher" (St. Martin's Press), a follow up to her wildly successful "Women About Town." A long-time resident of New York's "Block Beautiful," Jacobs will also discuss the birds of Gramercy Park and her official studies there for the Linnaean Society. Hosted by Managing Editor James Panero.


15 Gramercy Park South


November 24



November 09, 2009

YOUNG FRIENDS: Tour of an important contemporary art collection

Two important collectors of contemporary art will open their Tribeca loft to the Young Friends of The New Criterion for a special evening with a unique tour of their private collection. The tour will start promptly at 6pm, followed by a cocktail reception and further conversation.


November 9th



Please contact Callie Siskel at [email protected] if you would like to attend and for further details. We hope you can join us for this unique opportunity.


November 05, 2009

Open Event: Talk by James Panero

"The Lessons of William F. Buckley, Jr.": A talk by Managing Editor, James Panero.


8:00 PM

Miami University

501 East High Street

McGuffey 322

Oxford, Ohio


November 02, 2009

FRIENDS EVENT: An evening with John Derbyshire

Cocktail reception and talk by National Review and New Criterion columnist John Derbyshire on his new book We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism.


Hosted by Mitzi Perdue

6:00-8:00 PM


Space is limited, please contact Callie Siskel at [email protected] for details.


October 21, 2009

OPEN EVENT: A Swallow Anthology Reading

Have a glass of wine, listen to great poetry, and celebrate the publication of The Swallow Anthology of New American Poets edited by New Criterion Executive Editor David Yezzi.  With readings by Priscilla Becker, Joshua Mehigan, Mark Wunderlich, and David Yezzi.


7:00-8:30 PM

Unnamable Books

600 Vanerbilt Ave. (between Dean St. & St. Marks Ave.)

Brooklyn, NY


September 19, 2009

ART EXHIBITION: Sally Vagliano Pettus

Encounters in the Natural World; New Paintings by Sally Vagliano Pettus; Catalogue Essay by Roger Kimball


September 19-October 25, 2009

Opening Reception: September 19, 4-7 PM

Ober Gallery

14 Old Barn Road

Kent, CT


July 16, 2009


Join the Chicago Associates of The New Criterion for a talk, book signing, and cocktails with National Review senior editor Richard Brookhiser, author of Right Time, Right Place: Coming of Age with William F. Buckley Jr. and the Conservative Movement.



The Hunt Club

1100 N. State Street

Chicago, IL


Books will be available for purchase at the event.


July 01, 2009

OPEN EVENT: Panel discussion with Mario Naves

An artist’s panel discussion in conjunction with "Twenty-Five Painters Under Thirty-Five" will be moderated by Mario Naves.

Panel participants include painters Malado Baldwin, Monique Ford, Will Reed, Clintel Steed and Ivan Stojakovic. Curator Ryan Cobourn will also be participating on the panel.


6:00 – 8:00 PM.


52 Greene Street, 2nd Floor

New York, NY


May 18, 2009

FRIENDS EVENT: Luncheon with Andrew Roberts

Luncheon with the distinguished English historian Andrew Roberts.

Mr. Roberts will be speaking about his new book: Masters and Commanders: How Roosevelt, Churchill, George Marshall and Alanbrooke Won the War in the West, 1941-1945


Hosted by James Piereson

12:00-2:00 PM


Space is limited, please contact Callie Siskel at [email protected] for details.


May 06, 2009

Chicago bar night

The newly founded Chicago Associates of The New Criterion are having their first bar night!

Join the associates and other New Criterion enthusiasts for beverages and conversation and help plan future Chicago chapter events!


Wednesday, May 6th, 6-8 PM

 Lizzie McNeil's

400 N. McClurg Court.

Chicago, IL