This Week on Livestream | May 15, 2017

It’s that time of year again — graduation season! Watch live as J.J. Abrams delivers the commencement speech at Sarah Lawrence College, poet Claudia Rankine speaks at Colgate University, and Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker delivers the address at Hamilton College.


Trump Travel Ban Hearing | LawNewz Network
Monday, May 15
1:30 PM ET
“Travel Ban 2.0 is back in the spotlight at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Seattle. The court is hearing arguments over a Hawaii District Court judge’s decision to order a preliminary injunction blocking parts of President Donald Trump‘s executive order on immigration.”

Award for Excellence Ceremony | Pro Football Hall of Fame
Tuesday, May 16
1:45 PM ET
“The award-winning Pro Football Hall of Fame US Army Award of Excellence presented by Hall of Famer Anthony Munoz. This great honor will be bestowed on two outstanding high school students on Tuesday, May 16 at 1:45 PM to 2:30 PM Eastern.”

Transparent’s Jeffrey Tambor in Conversation with Judith Light | 92nd Street Y
Tuesday, May 16
7:30 PM ET
“Beginning with Hank Hey Now! Kingsley on The Larry Sanders Show, Jeffrey Tambor went on to create George Bluth in Arrested Development and the iconic Maura in Transparent. Join him as he discusses his new memoir, Are You Anybody? and reveals his creative process, as well as how a kid with a lisp and a depressive father drew inspiration from his life to create these iconic characters.”

What Would a Pence Presidency Look Like? | Hammer Museum
Tuesday, May 16
10:30 PM ET
“As investigations, infighting, and controversy continue to plague the Trump administration, a Mike Pence presidency lurches into consideration. UCLA faculty examine Pence’s political history in Indiana, his deep religious convictions, and his relationship with powerful patrons like the Koch brothers.”

Google I/O 2017 | CNET
Wednesday, May 17
12:30 PM ET
“Join Brian Tong and Lexy Savvides for live coverage of Google I/O 2017 from Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California. They’ll carry the presentations live and offer up analysis of all the product highlights.”

Heartbreakers: From The Bottom of My Brain | The Greene Space
Wednesday, May 17
7 PM ET
“Rapper and essayist Dessa returns with the next event in this series – a collision of art, music and scientific research on love, sex, and human adventures in pair-bonding.”

Colm Tóibín | Author Events
Wednesday, May 17
7:30 PM ET
“Colm Tóibín is the author of an impressive list of novels, short stories, essays, plays, poetry, and criticism. In House of Names, Tóibín brings a modern sensibility and sympathy to the story of Clytemnestra, the vengeful wife of Ancient Greece’s King Agamemnon.”

New Sounds presents 2017 New York Guitar Festival | The Greene Space
Thursday, May 18
7 PM ET
“Building on last year’s sold-out event, the New York Guitar Festival and WNYC’s New Sounds present a four-week series that features a diverse cast of guitar slingers performing newly commissioned works and special collaborations.”

2017 Commencement | Sarah Lawrence College
Friday, May 19
10 AM ET
“The 89th Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony will be held Friday, May 19. The keynote speaker will be J.J. Abrams. Abrams’ long list of credits includes producing and directing Star Trek and its sequel, Star Trek Into Darkness, and writing and directing the films Super 8 and Mission: Impossible III. Currently he produces the hit HBO series Westworld.”

Career Paths & Industry Advice: Gnomon Alumni Panel | Gnomon
Saturday, May 20
4 PM ET
“Gnomon alumni at Walt Disney Animation Studios, Blizzard Entertainment, and Pixomondo will share their unique career path stories. Casey McDermott, Senior Animator on Overwatch, Starcraft, and Warcraft, will discuss how he discovered his passion for the industry and will reveal the key to his success in the field so far.”

2017 Commencement | Colgate University
Sunday, May 21
“Nationally renowned poet Claudia Rankine will deliver the keynote address at Colgate’s 196th commencement.”

2017 Commencement | Hamilton College
Sunday, May 21
“Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker will deliver the Commencement address and receive an honorary degree.”

This Week on Livestream | February 12, 2018

Watch live as Carolina Herrera reveals her Fall 2018 collection, Roxane Gay visits the Hammer Museum, The Greene Space discusses climate change, and Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrates Valentine’s Day.


Fall 2018 #HERRERALIVE | Carolina Herrera
Monday, February 12
8 PM ET
“With almost four decades in fashion under her belt, the iconic Carolina Herrera will step down as creative director of her brand following tonight’s reveal at New York Fashion Week. Watch the Fall 2018 collection on Livestream and carolinaherrera.com.”

Some Favorite Writers: Roxane Gay | Hammer Museum
Monday, February 12
10:30 PM ET
“One of today’s most astute cultural critics, Roxane Gay is the author of New York Times best-seller Bad Feminist, the novel An Untamed State, and the short story collections Difficult Women and Ayiti. Raw and beautifully written, Gay’s most recent book, Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body, is a remarkable work about pain, healing, strength, and coming to terms with oneself and one’s body.”

Citizen Now: Climate Change | The Greene Space
Tuesday, February 13
7 PM ET
“2017 was the second-hottest year on record. The impact of climate change – from rising sea levels to rising food scarcity – continues to grow. Join The Greene Space as they hear from social entrepreneurs about how they’re working to make clean energy accessible and affordable to communities everywhere, create a workforce of sustainable ocean farmers, and mitigate the rising effects of climate change.”

Tayari Jones | An American Marriage with Stephanie Powell Watts | Author Events
Tuesday, February 13
7:30 PM ET
“Focusing mostly on the urban South, Tayari Jones‘s four novels include Silver Sparrow, The Untelling, and Leaving Atlanta. Her new novel follows a husband and wife who seem to embody the new South but are unmoored by false accusation and imprisonment.”

Valentine’s Day: Songs We Love featuring Vuyo Sotashe and Brianna Thomas | Jazz at Lincoln Center
Wednesday, February 14
7:30 PM ET
“Joining Brianna Thomas this year is fellow vocalist Vuyo Sotashe, a recent second-place winner of the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocal Competition, a rising star in New York City, and an in-demand special guest at Jazz at Lincoln Center.”

TAKING FLIGHT | National Geographic
Thursday, February 15
2 PM ET
“National Geographic discusses Bird Migration and Conservation Across Hemispheres.”