AJ Continues 92nd Street Y Live Programs; Next Up: Barefoot Contessa, Anna Quindlen

Congregation Adath Jeshurun will continue to offer its Live from the 92nd Street Y simulcast program with three more programs this spring.

On Wednesday, March 23, at 8 p.m. the program will be “The Barefoot Contessa: Ina Garten with Anna Quindlen. America’s favorite hostess will talk with writer Anna Quindlen about her successful ventures in retail, television and publishing as well as her life as a mother, wife and home cook.

Garten’s newest book is Barefoot Contessa: How Easy Is That? Fabulous Recipes and Easy Tips. Quindlen’s books have appeared on fiction, nonfiction and self-help best-seller lists, and her columns in The New York Times and Newsweek have won journalism’s most prestigious awards, including the Pulitzer Prize.

On Monday, April 11, at 8 p.m., Shirley MacLaine will talk about hre life lessons and what she wants to impart to the world. MacLaine is an Oscar, three-time Emmy and 10-time Golden Globe-winning actress. She has appeared in more than 50 films and has been nominated for an Academy Award six times, winning Best Actress for Terms of Endearment.

She is the author of 10 international best sellers,  including Sage-ing While Age-ing, Out on a Leash, Don’t Fall Off the Mountain, and most recently, I’m Over All That (and Other Confessions), in which she surveys her life and universe and shares her opinions and insights.

On Wednesday, May 18, at 8 p.m., the 92nd Street Y will present Andy Borowitz’s Countdown to Election ’12: Only 538 Days Left.

Award-winning satirist Andy Borowitz of the Borowitz Report has been called “America’s satire king” by The Daily Beast. In what promises to be an irreverent – and certainly one of the earliest – look at the 2012 elections, Borowitz will be joined by an A-list panel of comedians and journalists.

Tickets are $10 each for single shows or $25 for the entire series. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Free tickets are available for students. For more information, contact the AJ office, 458-5359.

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