LIVE from the New York Public Library presents the Rolex Arts Weekend, a series of public performances, readings and discussions showcasing the artists of the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Inititative. Featuring Brian Eno, Tracy K. Smith, Peter Sellars, Ben Frost, Jessye Norman, Anish Kapoor, Paul Holdengräber and many others. The Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative is an international philanthropic programme created to assist extraordinary, rising artists to achieve their full potential. It seeks out these artists from around the world and brings them together with great masters for a year of creative collaboration in a one-to-one mentoring relationship. Visit rolexmentorpage.com.
LIVE FROM THE NYPL Curated by director and founder of LIVE from the NYPL, Paul Holdengräber, LIVE is: Cognitive Theater with a mission to provoke, engage, enlighten, instigate, and agitate the mind. LIVE is: provocative conversations, real debates, irresistible performances, original ideas. Events take place inside the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, unless otherwise noted.