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Upcoming Events


June 06, 2024

June Party with Encounter Books

The New Criterion invites its Friends and Young Friends to celebrate the close of Volume 42 at a cocktail party in New York.

Thursday, June 6, 6 p.m.

RSVP to Isaac Sligh for details.

 


May 02, 2024

Eleventh Edmund Burke Award

The Eleventh Edmund Burke Award for Service to Culture and Society will be awarded to Ronald S. Lauder at a special gala evening in New York. Visit

newcriterion.com/gala for more details and to purchase tickets.

May 2, 6:30 p.m.

The Metropolitan Club, New York

For questions, please contact Isaac Sligh:
 [email protected]

 


April 18, 2024

A conversation on painting and history with Judy Kudlow

The New Criterion invites its Friends and Young Friends to an evening of cocktails and conversation with the painter Judy Kudlow at a private club in New York.

April 18, 6 p.m.

RSVP to Isaac Sligh ([email protected]) by April 10 for details.

 


April 04, 2024

Poetry Party with Peter Vertacnik

The New Criterion invites its Friends and Young Friends to celebrate the recipient of the twenty-third New Criterion Poetry Prize, Peter Vertacnik. Peter’s collection The Nature of Things Fragile is out now from Criterion Books.

Thursday, April 4, 6 p.m.
New York

RSVP to Isaac Sligh ([email protected]) for details.

 


March 14, 2024

Book Party with Alexander Chula

The New Criterion invites its Friends and Young Friends to an evening with Dr. Alexander Chula in celebration of his new book Goodbye, Dr Banda: Lessons for the West From a Small African Country (Polygon).

Thursday, March 14, 6 p.m.
New York

RSVP to Isaac Sligh ([email protected]) by March 4 for details.

Alexander Chula is a medical doctor and writer working in London. His work has appeared in The New Criterion, among other venues.

 


February 29, 2024

Cocktails & Conversation with Dominic Green

The New Criterion invites its Friends and Young Friends to cocktails and conversation with Dominic Green, critic for The Wall Street Journal and The New Criterion.

Thursday, February 29, 6 p.m.

Business attire.

RSVP to Isaac Sligh ([email protected]) for details.

 


Recent Events


March 07, 2016

Friends and Young Friends Event: Criterion Books celebrates the release of Anthony Daniels’s new book, “Good and Evil in the Garden of Art”

Criterion Books invites you to celebrate the publication of Anthony Daniels’s new book, Good and Evil in the Garden of Art. This collection of essays from the pages of The New Criterion features Anthony’s characteristic wit and perspicacity and is the fourth publication of Criterion Books.

 

This is a Friends and Young Friends of The New Criterion event. For location and time, RSVP to Benjamin Riley, [email protected], 212.247.6980

 


October 16, 2015

Young Friends Event: Gowanus Beat Nite

The editors invite the Young Friends to an insider tour of Brooklyn's art event of the season with James Panero. Produced by Jason Andrew and organized by the non-profit art gallery Norte Maar, Beat Nite is an evening gallery crawl featuring a special selection of ten alternative art spaces in Gowanus, Brooklyn. This year's incarnation will take place on Friday, October 16 from 6:30 to 10:30 PM.

This is a Young Friends Event. Join us starting at 6:30pm as we take an exclusive tour of the event followed by an after-party at the Gemini and Scorpio loft. RSVP to Eric Simpson (simpson [at] newcriterion.com) or 212-247-6980 for additional details.

 


October 15, 2015

Friends and Young Friends Event: Book Launch Party with David Pryce-Jones

The editors of The New Criterion invite you to celebrate the publication of David Pryce Jones's Fault Lines. This moving recollection of David's exciting and tumultuous life lived at the forefront of major historical events, is the third publication of Criterion Books.

Please join us for light refreshments at 6.00 PM on Thursday, October 15. This is a Friends and Young Friends of The New Criterion event. Space is limited. RSVP to Benjamin Riley, (riley[at]newcriterion.com) or 212.247.6980, for location. 

 


October 02, 2015

Friends and Young Friends Event:

Please join the editors of The New Criterion for our annual conference with London's Social Affairs Unit on October 2, from 8.00 AM to 4.30 PM. This year, fourteen participants, including Douglas Carswell MP, Jay Cost, Daniel Johnson, Roger Kimball, Sir Noel Malcolm, Andrew C. McCarthy, and Keith Windschuttle, will discuss "The Corruption of our Political Institutions." Continental breakfast and lunch will be served.

This is a Friends and Young Friends of The New Criterion event. For location, RSVP to Eric Simpson, simpson[at]newcriterion.com or 212.247.6980.

 


September 29, 2015

Friends and Young Friends Event: Book Launch Party with Peter Pettus

The editors of The New Criterion invite you to celebrate the publication of Peter Pettus's The March in Memory: From Selma to Montgomery. This powerful collection of photographs, taken during the 1965 Civil Rights March from Selma to Montgomery, is the second publication of Criterion Books.

Please join us for light refreshments at 6.00 PM on September 29. This is a Friends and Young Friends of The New Criterion event. Space is limited. RSVP to Eric Simpson, simpson[at]newcriterion.com or 212.247.6980, for location.

 


May 19, 2015

Friends and Young Friends Event: Private recital with Eric Simpson

Please join the editors of The New Criterion for a private recital on May 19 at 6:30 PM, featuring violinists Eric Simpson and Jacqueline Vanasse. The program will include works by Mozart, Shostakovich, and Ravel. Light refreshments will be served.

This is a Friends and Young Friends of The New Criterion event. Space is limited. RSVP to Eric Simpson for location: 212.247.6980 or simpson[at]newcriterion.com

 


April 29, 2015

Edmund Burke Award Gala

The editors of The New Criterion are pleased to present the third Edmund Burke Award for Service to Culture and Society to Charles Murray. Please join us for a memorable black-tie gala evening on Wednesday, April 29 as we honor Charles Murray's work in the company of friends.

Tickets can be purchased by clicking here or by contacting the offices of The New Criterion at 212.247.6980. For information on table sponsorship, contact Eric Simpson at simpson[at]newcriterion.com

Space is limited.

 


April 17, 2015

Friends and Young Friends Event: Poetry Reading with John Poch

 The editors of The New Criterion invite you to celebrate the publication of John Poch's Fix Quiet, the winner of the 2014 New Criterion Poetry Prize. Mr. Poch will read a selection from the book. Please join us at 6:00 PM on April 17 for refreshments.

 

This is a Friends and Young Friends of The New Criterion event. Space is limited. For location, RSVP to Eric Simpson, simpson[at]newcriterion.com, 212.247.6980

 


April 16, 2015

Friends and Young Friends Event: Book Launch Party with Theodore Dalrymple

The editors of The New Criterion invite you to a special evening with Theodore Dalrymple as we celebrate the publication of his latest book, Admirable Evasions: How Psychology Undermines Morality. Please join us on Thursday, April 16 for refreshments and conversation with the author and friends.

 

This is a Friends and Young Friends of The New Criterion event. For location, RSVP to Eric Simpson, simpson[at]newcriterion.com, 212.247.6980

 


December 18, 2014

Friends, young friends, and authors event: Holiday Party 2014

The New Criterion and the staff of Encounter Books invite you to join us to celebrate the holiday season. We will be gathering for drinks, crudites, and general merriment on Thursday December 18 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. We hope to see you there.

 

For locaton details, RSVP to Eric Simpson, simpson[at]newcriterion.com, 212.247.6980