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Tour Schedule

Monday – September 23, 2019 – New York, NY

7:00 PM

Ta-Nehisi Coates In Conversation: The Water Dancer

The Apollo Theater: 253 W 125th St, New York, NY 10027

https://www.apollotheater.org/event/tanehisi-coates-water-dancer/

Tuesday – September 24th, 2019 – Brooklyn, NY

8:00 PM

Ta-Nehisi Coates Presents The Water Dancer

Kings Theatre: 1027 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226

http://www.kingstheatre.com/calendar/ta-nehisi-coates-presents-the-water-dancer/

Wednesday – September 25th, 2019 8:00 PM– Philadelphia, PA

Ta-Nehisi Coates in conversation with David Blight

The Free Library of Philadelphia

Irvine Auditorium | 3401 Spruce St.

https://libwww.freelibrary.org/programs/authorevents/index.cfm?id=90680

Thursday – September 26th & Friday- September 27th, 2019 – Washington D.C.

Lincoln Theater

https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1875334

Friday – October 4th, 2019 – Chicago, IL

Evanston Township High School

Tuesday – October 2nd, 2019 – Chicago, IL

University of Illinois at Chicago

www.chicagohumanities.org

Monday – October 7, 2019 – Boise, ID

8:00 PM

Ta-Nehisi Coates In Conversation With Mitchell S. Jackson

Morrison Center: 2201 W Cesar Chavez Ln Boise, ID 83725

https://www.thecabinidaho.org/event/ta-nehisi-coates-in-conversation-with-mitchell-s-jackson/

Tuesday – October 8, 2019 – Kansas City, KS

Instructional Coaching Group

https://instructionalcoaching.eventsmart.com/events/teaching-learning-coaching-conference-2019/

Thursday – October 10th, 2019 – Baltimore, MD

Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

https://www1.ticketmaster.com/event/150056E9E808392B?dma_id=224

Monday – October 14th & Tuesday- October 15th, 2019 – San Francisco, CA

7:30 PM

Ta-Nehisi Coates In Conversation With Chris Jackson

Sydney Goldstein Theater: 247 Oak Street San Francisco, CA 94102

https://www.cityarts.net/event/ta-nehisi-coates-2/

Thursday – October 17th, 2019 – Los Angeles, CA

7:30 PM

Ta-Nehisi Coates In Conversation With Ryan Coogler

Co-presented with Eso Won Books and Chevalier’s Books

West Angeles Cathedral
3600 Crenshaw Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016

https://lfla.org/event/ta-nehisi-coates/

Sunday, October 20th, 2019 – Seattle, WA

7:30 PM

A Conversation With Ta-Nehisi Coates

Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium

https://lectures.org/event/a-conversation-with-ta-nehisi-coates-2/

Monday, October 21st, 2019 – Portland, OR

7:30 PM

Ta-Nehisi Coates In Conversation

Arlene Schnitzer Concerts Hall: 111 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205

https://www.portland5.com/arlene-schnitzer-concert-hall/events/ta-nehisi-coates-conversation

Friday, October 25th 2019 – Richmond, VA

The American Civil War Museum

Saturday, October 26th, 2019 – Raleigh, NC

Raleigh Convention Center

Color of Education 2019 Statewide Racial Equity Summit featuring Ta-Nehisi Coates in-conversation with Adriane Lentz-Smith.

https://colorofeducation.org/

Tuesday, October 29th 2019 – Houston, TX

7:30 PM

Inprint Ta-Nehisi Coates Reading

Cullen Performance Hall, University of Houston: 4300 University Drive Houston, TX 77204

https://inprinthouston.org/event/inprint-ta-nehisi-coates-reading/

Wednesday, October 30 – New Orleans, LA

7:00 PM

Ta-Nehisi Coates in Conversation

Octavia Books, New Orleans
Temple Sinai | 6227 St. Charles Ave

https://www.octaviabooks.com/event/ta-nehisi-coates-water-dancer

Monday, November 4th, 2019 – Miami, FL

Knights Concert Hall: Miami Performing Arts Center

Tuesday, November 5th 2019 – Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Symphony Hall

https://www.acappellabooks.com/pages/events/497/ta-nehisi-coates-the-water-dancer

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 – Nashville, TN

6:15 PM

Ta-Nehisi Coates

James K. Polk Theater

https://www.tpac.org/event/2019-11-06-to-2019-11-06-ta-nehisi-coates/

Monday, November 18th, 2019 – Boston, MA

7:30 PM

Ta-Nehisi Coates: The Water Dancer Book Tour

Chevalier Theater: 30 Forest St. Medford, MA 02155

https://chevaliertheatre.com/artist/ta-nehisi-coates/

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 – New Haven, CT

Shubert Theater

https://www.rjjulia.com/event/ta-nehisi-coates-presents-water-dancer

Thursday, November 21st, 2019 – New York, NY

7:00 PM

Thalia Book Club: Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Water Dancer

Peter Jay Sharp Theater: Upper Level =, 2537 Broadway New York, NY 10025

https://www.symphonyspace.org/events/thalia-book-club-ta-nehisi-coates-the-water-dancer?token=sN0mYkXts8M9lXvN8crIh7kh5g-Az2N1

Past Events

Tuesday – October 3, 2017 – New York, NY

6:00 PM

One World Imprint Launch with Ta-Nehisi Coates

Tishman Auditorium: 63 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10003

Wednesday – October 4, 2017 – Brooklyn, NY

7:30 PM

Greenlight Bookstore and The Atlantic: Presents Ta-Nehisi Coates in conversation with Jeffrey Goldberg

Kings Theatre: 1027 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226

Monday October 9 2017 – Washington, DC

7:00 PM

Sankofa Books: Presents Ta-Nehisi Coates in conversation with Kojo Nnamdi

The Metropolitan AME Church: 1518 M St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Tuesday – October 10, 2017 – Washington, DC

7:30 PM

The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture and The Atlantic: Presents Ta-Nehisi Coates in conversation with Michele Norris

Heritage Hall: 1400 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20560

Monday – October 16, 2017 – Chicago, IL

Chicago Humanities Festival: Presents Ta-Nehisi Coates in conversation with Krista Tippett

Rockefeller Chapel: 5850 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL 60637

Tuesday October 17 2018 – Chicago, IL

7:00 PM

Family Action Network (FAN): Presents Ta-Nehisi Coates in conversation with Natalie Moore

Francis W. Parker School: 335 W. Webster St, Chicago, IL 60614

Wednesday – October 18, 2017 – Chicago, IL

The Erikson Institute presents Ta-Nehisi Coates in conversation with Alex Kotlowitz at Erikson’s annual luncheon event.

RSVP Required
The Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton Place, Chicago, IL

Wednesday – October 18, 2017 – Chicago, IL

7:00 PM

Family Action Network (FAN): Presents Ta-Nehisi Coates in conversation with Marcus Campbell, Ph.D.

Evanston Township High School: 1600 Dodge Ave, Evanston, IL 60201

Wednesday – November 1, 2017 – Philadelphia, PA

6:00 PM

University of Pennsylvania Center of Africana Studies: Presents an evening with Ta-Nehisi Coates

Zellerbach Theater, Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts: 3680 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Thursday – November 2, 2017 – Philadelphia, PA

7:30 PM

Free Library of Philadelphia: Presents Ta-Nehisi Coates in conversation with Tamala Edwards

Free Library: 1901 Vine St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Sunday – November 5, 2017 – Seattle, WA

7:40 PM

Seattle Arts & Lectures: Presents Ta-Nehisi Coates in conversation with Ruth Dickey

Benaroya Hall: 200 University St, Seattle, WA 98101

Monday – November 6, 2017 – Los Angeles, CA

7:30 PM

Eso Won and Writers Bloc: Presents Ta-Nehisi Coates in conversation with Karen Grigsby Bates

Willshire Ebell Theatre: 4401 W 8th St, Los Angeles, CA 90005

Wednesday – November 8, 2017 – San Francisco, CA

7:30 PM

City Arts & Lectures: Presents Ta-Nehisi Coates in conversation with Alexis Madrigal

Nourse Theatre: 275 Hayes Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Saturday – November 11, 2017 – Portland, OR

12:00 PM

Wordstock Book Festival Presents Ta-Nehisi Coates

Portland Art Museum: 1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205

Saturday – March 10, 2018 – Austin, TX

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

SXSW – Convergence Keynote

AUSTIN CONVENTION CENTER BALLROOM D: 500 E Cesar Chavez

Thursday – May 17, 2018 – Baltimore, MD

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Baltimore Museum of Art

Tuesday, July 24 2018 – Washington, D.C.

9:00 AM – 10:00 PM

DC Public Schools Summer Leadership Institute

Thursday – July 26, 2018 – New York City, NY

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP: Citywide Diversity Reception

Saturday – August 25, 2018 – Honolulu, Hawaii

4:00 – 5:00 PM

Honolulu Museum of Art

Wednesday, August 29 and Thursday, August 30 – Melbourne, Australia

Schedule TBC

Melbourne Writer’s Festival

https://mwf.com.au/blog/black-panther-ta-nehisi/

Sunday – September 2 – Sydney, Australia

6:30 – 7:30 PM

Antidote Festival

https://antidote.sydneyoperahouse.com/

Thursday – Sept 20, 2018 – Hempstead, NY

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Hofstra University’s Signature Event

Tuesday – November 6 – Burlington, VT

5:00 – 6:00 PM

University of Vermont

Thursday – November 8, 2018 – North Adams, Massachusetts

Schedule TBC

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Michael S. and Kitty Dukakis Public Policy Lecture Series/ MCLA’s First Year Experience Program

Wednesday – November 28, 2018 – Princeton, New Jersey

5:00 – 6:00 PM

Princeton University – Richardson Auditorium, Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ

Thursday – December 13, 2018 – Copley Place, Massachusetts

9:30 – 10:30 AM

New England Association of Schools & Colleges (NAESC) Annual Meeting and Conference: Leading Change

https://www.neasc.org/annual-meeting

Monday – December 17, 2018 – San Francisco, California

7:00 – 8:00 PM

JCCSF

https://www.jccsf.org/arts-ideas

Friday – January 18, 2019 – Westin New York at Times Square

9:30 am

Chamber Music America

http://conference.chamber-music.org

Wednesday – February 13, 2019 – Ohio State University

7:00 PM

Mershon Auditorium, 1875 N. High St., Columbus, Ohio 43210

https://ehe.osu.edu/events/distinguished-diversity-lecture-ta-nehisi-coates/

Friday – August 02, 2019 – Cooperstown, NY

4:00 PM

Glimmerglass Festival

PO Box 191, 7300 State Highway 80 Cooperstown, NY 13326

https://glimmerglass.org/events/coates/

Monday, December 18 – Washington, DC

7:30 PM

Sixth & I and The Atlantic: Presents an evening with Ta-Nehisi Coates

6th & I: 600 I St NW, Washington, DC 20001
https://www.sixthandi.org/event/ta-nehisi-coates-2/