is a private alumni club operating out of The Princeton Club of New York. Nestled between Grand Central Station and Times Square, The Williams Club provides its members with access to affordable hotel rooms, meeting space, private dining, athletic facilities including two squash courts, invitations to exclusive events, and the opportunity to visit over 200 additional clubs included in our reciprocal network. Membership is open to all NESCAC schools as well as grads of another 26 institutions.
Spring 2017 – The Williams Club Celebrates the Arts!
Join us for a number of upcoming events thematically focused on music, dance, and more:
Monday, April 3: The Great War in Song: A Concert & Lecture, with Songs From and About World War I with Andrea Axelrod ’75. This fascinating & instructive illustrated concert-lecture examines how the era’s propagandistic and morale-building songs created an alternate reality.
Friday, April 14: La Traviata at the Metropolitan Opera Have a special dinner at the Club while Williams Professor of Music W. Anthony Sheppard provides insights into this immortal work. Then head off toe Dress Circle seats at the Met.
Monday, April 24: Divine Dances: Isadora Duncan & the Greek Fire Jeanne Bresciani ’74, the designated keeper of Isadora Duncan traditions, and the Isadora Duncan International Institute Dancers perform masterpieces from the most acclaimed dances in the Isadora Duncan repertoire, including new works as well as old masters in solo, duet, and group performance as they announce The Festival For The Reinstatement Of The Delphic Games 2017 Delphi, Greece May 26-31
Thursday, April 27: Cooking with the Muse: Food & Cooking in Prose & Poetry. Participating Club members will learn all about what poets and writers—from Homer to Rumi to Chaucer to Shakespeare to Milton to Pablo Neruda to Emily Dickinson to Mark Twain to Wendell Berry to Derek Walcott to Elizabeth Alexander to Massimilla and Kornfeld themselves—can teach you about eating well and wisely and getting plenty of satisfaction.
Join Williams alumnus, & professor of comparative literature at Columbia, Stephen Massimilla ’86 & his co-author, professional chef and graduate culinary nutrition instructor Myra Kornfeld for an enlightening & entertaining presentation during and after a Muse-inspired meal from Princeton Club Chef, Michael Bourquin.
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