UN Climate Summit

The United Nations bolsters a global community committed to climate change action by holding a special summit this September. @publiksorg follow us ISSUES • Climate Change, Environment PLACE • New York, NY, USA DATE • September 23, 2019 ORGANIZATION • United Nations ISSUES • Climate Change, Environment PLACE • New York, NY, USA...

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Canadian Tennis Open

We provide results updates at this premier dual-city tournament — with men’s and women’s matches in Montreal and Toronto. ISSUES • Sports, Tennis PLACE • Montreal and Toronto, Canada DATES • August 2-11, 2019 ORGANIZATIONS • Canadian Open aka Rogers Cup, ATP Tour, WTA, and Tennis Canada ISSUES • Sports,...

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Toni Morrison Passes

The doyenne of American fiction, letters, and culture, writer of several prize-winning novels, passed away after a brief illness. ISSUES • Transition, Literature PLACE • New York City, USA DATE • August 5, 2019 BODY • Family of Toni Morrison and Random House ISSUES • Transition, Literature PLACE • New York...

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World Bank Conference

The World Bank hosts its conference on development economics in Washington, focusing on multilateralism in the past and future. ISSUES • Economy, Development Economics PLACE • Washington, DC, USA DATE • June 17-19, 2019 ORGANIZATION • World Bank Group ISSUES • Economy, Development Economics PLACE • Washington, DC, USA DATE...

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Mexican Open in Acapulco

The early hardcourt season continues in the Americas, with Acapulco enjoying the now regular presence of several well-known names in tennis.  Genre: Sports, Tennis. Venue: Acapulco, Mexico. Dates: February 25 - March 2, 2019. Sponsors: ATP World Tour, WTA Tour, TelCel, and HSBC. Description: The stellar names that make up the yearly...

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Alvin Ailey 2019 Tour Begins

The renowned and celebrated dance company has made available its program for this year’s world tour across stages, cities, nations.Genre: Performance, Dance Venue: Worldwide tour starts in New York City, USA. For other locations and dates, see the schedule. Time: February 1 2019 till September 22 2019 Sponsors: Alvin Ailey American Dance...

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Ailey II 2019 World Tour

The renowned dance company has provided the year’s program for its accompanying ensemble, offering rigorous and engaging shows, dance, choreography.Genre: Performance, Dance. Venues: Worldwide 2019 tour including stops in the United States, France, Germany, and Spain. For locations and dates, see the schedule. Time: January 15 2019 till May...

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Rankine, Spahr On Dubois

Two poets and critics discuss literature, race, politics, and the 1956 passport denial to WEB DuBois for a conference in France.  Genre: Talks, Conversations. Venue: Kaufman Concert Hall, The 92 Y, New York, NY, USA. Dates: December 13, 2018. Sponsors: Part of the Unterberg Poetry Center series at The 92...

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Museum of the Diaspora Poets

MoAD’s Poets in Residence program culminates in evening readings by the year’s resident fellows and a specially invited guest poet. Genre: Readings, Poetry. Venue: Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, CA, USA. Dates: December 12, 2018. Sponsors: Museum of the African Diaspora. Readers/Performers: Raina León, American poet and...

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Tyehimba Jess in New York City

The Poetry Center hosts Tyehimba Jess with his ensemble poets and sound artists in curated readings and musical verse translations.  Genre: Talks, Readings, Musical Performances. Venue: Buttenwieser Hall, The 92 Y, New York, NY, USA. Dates: December 10, 2018. Sponsors: Part of the Unterberg Poetry Center series at The 92...

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