Nov. 14, 2018: Below are events that will take place in and around Bronxville from Wednesday, November 14, to Wednesday, November 21, 2018. For the Village of Bronxville calendar, click here. For events at the Bronxville Public Library, click here. For the Bronxville school district calendar, click here.
Wednesday, November 14, 2:00 pm, Author Kate Knapp Johnson at Sarah Lawrence. Kate Knapp Johnson, author of When Orchids Were Flowers, This Perfect Life, and Wind Somewhere and Shade, is presenting a craft talk on the prose poem at 2:00 pm in the Heimbold Visual Arts Center, Donnelley Film Theatre, 917 Kimball Avenue, on the campus of the college. Click here for more information.
Thursday, November 15, 5:15 pm, Lecture by Tufts professor Jeremy Melius on Artist Bruce Nauman at Sarah Lawrence. This lecture by Jeremy Melius, assistant professor of art and art history at Tufts University, explores how skin became the site of American artist Bruce Nauman’s deepest investigations of artistic mediation and why those investigations continue to provide a key to understanding the fate of the senses in a dystopian age. The lecture will be held at 5:15 pm in the Heimbold Visual Arts Center, Room 208, 917 Kimball Avenue, on the campus of Sarah Lawrence College. Click here for more information or call 914-395-2412.
Thursday, November 15, 7:00 pm, Bronxville Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting. The Bronxville Public Library Board of Trustees will hold a regular monthly meeting at 7:00 pm in the library. For more information, go to www.bronxvillelibrary.org, email
, or call 914-337-7680, ext. 34.
Thursday, November 15, 7:30 pm, Photographer John Isaac at OSilas Gallery. Bronxville resident, author, and former United Nations photojournalist John Isaac will discuss his 30-year career traveling the world for the UN at an OSilas Gallery talk: “The Pictures That I Did Not Take.” Tickets are required and are $25 per person ($20 for OSilas Gallery members). Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
Friday, November 16, 7:00 pm, Film Codebreaker at Concordia College. The Sluberski Film Series will present Codebreaker at 7:00 pm in the Sommer Center for Worship and the Performing Arts on the campus of Concordia College. This 2011 drama documentary explores pivotal moments in Alan Turing’s life: accomplishments, persecution, and tragic death. Interviews with contemporary tech and science experts examine Turing’s continuing impact. The event is free of charge and open to the public. Click here for more information.
Saturday, November 17, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, Book Sale at Bronxville Library. Friends of the Bronxville Public Library ("FOBPL") will be having its first annual book sale at the library from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, with all proceeds going to the FOBPL to help fund future library programs. Click here for more information, including which books will be accepted, or call the library at 914-337-7680.
Saturday, November 17, OSilas Gallery Human Rights Exhibition Closes. The OSilas Gallery exhibition Our Rights, Our Freedoms, Always: Celebrating Human Rights Through the Camera Lens will close today when the gallery closes at 5:00 pm. The exhibition is a photojournalism exhibition curated by Maria Mann, director of international relations at the European Press Agency, in collaboration with the United Nations Human Rights Office. Click here for more information.
Saturday, November 17, 7:30 pm, Concert of Improvisation by Joey Chang Improv Trio at Bronxville Women's Club. The Joey Chang Improv Trio with Joey Chang, piano, Jasmine Wilson, voice, and Liana Kleinman, dance, will perform interactive improvisations with topics and themes provided by the audience in the next concert in The Bronxville Women's Club's Midland Music Concert Series. The concert will take place at 7:30 pm at the Bronxville Women's Club at 135 Midland Avenue. Tickets are $25 in advance and $40 at the door and, for seniors, $22 in advance and $35 at the door. Click here for more information or call the Bronxville Women's Club at 914-337-3252.
Photo by N. Bower
Editor's note: As a public service, MyhometownBronxville publishes notices about meetings of village government, the Bronxville Board of Education, and the board of trustees of the Bronxville Public Library. MyhometownBronxville does not independently research other events but will, at its discretion, consider including a notice of an event that will occur in Bronxville if information about the event is received by MyhometownBronxville (managing editor Marcia Lee at
and publisher Sarah Thornton Clifford at email@example.com) by noon on the Sunday before the subsequent Wednesday publication. These notices must not be advertisements; please send any requests for advertisements to Sarah Thornton Clifford at