Death Cab to Participate in NY Times Weekend
Over the first weekend in January, the New York Times’ Arts and Leisure section will host a perfect three-day blend of high and low culture — mimicking the kind of coverage they produce daily in the paper of record. The series of lectures entitled “Times Talks” include interviews with stars of stage, screen, and concert hall like singer Ben Gibbard and bassist Nick Harmer from Death Cab for Cutie, actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, retro crooner Harry Connick Jr., the women of the Sopranos, and the major players in HBO’s Entourage. Times writers will moderate each panel discussion. Cultural enlightenment don’t come cheap in the big city: Tickets for most of the discussions are $30 or more, and the session with Curb Your Enthusiasm star Larry David has already sold out. The Arts and Leisure weekend kicks off on January 5 at the CUNY Graduate Center in midtown Manhattan.
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