Word for Word with French High-wire Artist Philippe Petit

Jun 12, 2013 12:30PM

Location The Bryant Park Reading Room located on the 42nd Street side of the park - under the trees - between the back of the NYPL on 5th Avenue & 6th Avenue. Look for the burgundy and white umbrellas.
New York, NY
Cost Free
Details French high-wire artist in a one-man show that demonstrates techniques and tricks inspired by his new book, “Why Knot?: How to Tie More Than Sixty Ingenious, Useful, Beautiful, Lifesaving, and Secure Knots!”

"Word for Word Author" is an outdoor reading series that features bestselling authors, celebrity writers, and expert-panelists sharing anecdotes, answering questions from the audience, and signing copies of their latest books.

Location: The Bryant Park Reading Room located on the 42nd Street side of the park - under the trees - between the back of the NYPL on 5th Avenue & 6th Avenue. Look for the burgundy and white umbrellas. Bryant Park phone number: 212-768-4242. 10018

Rain Venue:
There will be a tent set up for use during mists or light rain. Only in the event of severe weather, would we take our program indoors to The New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street enter at 42nd Street

The website link for the entire “Word for Word” season including poetry events, a non-fiction series, film talks, story times and more for kids, a financial book series, a classics book club and workshops for writers is here:
http://www.bryantpark.org/plan-your-visit/wordforword.html
All programming is subject to change
The events are FREE and open to the public
Venue The Bryant Park Reading Room
Website http://www.bryantpark.org/plan-your-visit/wordforw
RSVP 212-768-4242

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