The 1950s come to life at Lapham’s Quarterly’s second annual Decades Ball, chaired by Jane and Morley Safer, who will award historian Kevin Phillips the Janus Prize. The entertainment, a celebration of the boom times and cool cats of the ’50s, includes readings and performances by Tom Hanks, Tony Kushner, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Martha Plimpton, Ari Graynor and Paul Muldoon. Singer/comedienne Nellie McKay will sing classic songs by one of the era’s sweet and innocent icons, Doris Day. Read More
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