1. “One evening a couple of years ago, 82-year-old Barbara Robson was crammed in a rush-hour London tube train. Politely, she asked a young man near her, smart in his suit and tie, if he might move along a little. ‘He turned to me,’ she says, ‘and told me that, as an old woman, I was a total waste of space.’“
Kara Walker’s controversial drawing is back on display at the Newark Library.
3. The Cake Shop’s Enclave Series hosts writers to read from their latest work.
Prolific novelist and eccentric New York fixture, Gary Indiana, performs.
View a preview of artists Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin’s exhibition Details of a Dark Horse here.
5. Bored office workers and political science majors rejoiced when the Baffler emerged in the ‘90s.
Peter Frase plots their epic rise and fall from literary grace.
6. Director Hong Sang-soo confesses his favorite aperitif and affection for arm wrestling.
His latest film, In Another Country, starring Isabelle Huppert, offers a comical and surreal take on chance encounters. BAMcinématek will present a special screening at the 11th New York Korean Film Festival, Feb 22-24.