February 23, 2020 @ 2:30 pm. Sociologist Dr. Terry Williams discusses his newest work, Le Boogie Woogie, about the culture of after-hours clubs in New York and other ethnographic studies he’s published. Hakim Hasan, moderator.

September 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm Birth of the Cool with producer/director Stanley Nelson and actress/journalist Patricia Bosworth talk about Miles Davis.

March 31, 2019 @ 2:00 pm. Celebrate Women’s History Month: Louise Meriwether in Conversation with Bridgett M. Davis.

September 23, 2018 @ 2:30 pm. Tardeada of Nuyorican Poetry & Culture with Victor Hernández Cruz, Lydia Cortes, Mariposa Fernàndez, Felipe Luciano, Nancy Mercado, Willie Perdomo, Urayoàn Noel, Edwin Torres, Ed Morales, Moderator.

March 18, 2018 @ 2:00pm In Conversation with John Edgar Wideman with Mitchell S. Jackson as guest moderator.

February 25, 2018 @ 2 PM A very special Sunday afternoon with Hidden Gems: Three Contemporary Artists with Wesley Brown, Dwight Carter, and JD Parran, reeds .

November 19, 2017 Publishers of William “Bill” Demby‘s last finished novel, King Comus, Ishmael Reed and Carla Blank, with special guests James Demby and Melanie Masterson Sherazi. Hakim Hasan moderator.

September 24, 2017 Passage Author Khary Lazarre-White, social activist, lawyer, and executive director of Harlem’s youth development organization, Brotherhood/Sister Sol, discusses his debut novel with Hakim Hasan as moderator.

April 30, 2017. Let’s Talk: Prisons Flores ForbesLiza Jessie Peterson, Jamel Shabazz, artist SassaCyprigo with Afrikan Sciences, who stretch and bend rhythms and sounds to end the afternoon on a high note.

April 2, 2017. Poetry is Song. Allison Hedge Coke, accompanied by violinist Laura Ortman, and Cornelius Eady and the Cornelius Eady Trio with Lisa Liu and Charlie Rauh.

March 26, 2017. Margo Jefferson in conversation with Hakim Hasan, moderator

January 29, 2017. Terry McMillan and Kalisha Buckhanon, will talk about their writings, their creative processes and read from their newest novels at 2:30 pm. Hakim Hasan moderator.

December 18, 2016 with guitarist/composer Kelvyn Bell celebrating the release of his new St Louis Blu CD and a reading by Greg Tate music and culture and one of the “godfathers of HipHop journalism,” from Flyboy 2, his newest book of essays. Guest moderator: Nicole Fleetwood.

November 6, 2016 @ 2:30pm. With novelist Elizabeth Nunez (Even in Paradise, Akashic 2016) and poet Rowan Ricardo Phillips (Heaven, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016) reading from their newest books.  Hakim Hasan, moderator.

October 16, 2016 @2:30 pm. Ta-Nehisi Coates. A conversation and book signing with the author of The New York Times’ #1 Bestseller, Between the World and Me. Benefits The Gloster Arts Project. Moderated by Randall Pinkston.

The Jazz of Physics

May 8 @ 2:30 pm A book party for The Jazz of Physics with author and saxophonist, Stephon Alexander and special guest, Will Calhoun. Includes a copy of the book, musical performance, and food & wine. Benefits The Gloster Arts Projects.

Black Hollywood Unchained

May 13 @ 6:30 pm Black Hollywood Unchained with contributors Ishmael Reed, Houston A. Baker, David Henderson, Jill Nelson, and other guests, including Hollywood producer, Rudy Langlais. Benefits The Gloster Arts Projects

Miles Davis & Biographer Quincy Troupe

May 26 @ 7:00 pm Remembering Miles: A birthday celebration with Wallace Roney, Gary Bartz, Adam Holtzman, Tommy LiPuma, Earl “the Pearl” Monroe, and Quincy Troupe. Others. Refreshments, cake and ice cream.  Benefits The Gloster Arts Project