Word for Word: MTV VJ Kennedy with Rob Tannenbaum

Aug 14, 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 The former MTV VJ and current host of “Alternative Nation” gives us a backstage pass into the last golden years of the cable network that defined a generation in her new memoir, “The Kennedy Chronicles: The Golden Age of MTV Through Rose-Colored Glasses.” The book includes juicy stories about celebrity encounters and network drama–a must for anyone who wants to know what really went on at MTV. In conversation with Rob Tannenbaum, the author of the critically acclaimed book, “I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution.”

"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.

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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