‘TWINNED TOWERS’ (through Sept. 14) In a decade’s worth of photography, sculpture and video, Al Braithwaite tries to comprehend the events of Sept. 11. Leila Heller Gallery, 39 East 78th Street, Manhattan, (212) 249-7695, ltmhgallery.com; free.
‘9/11 PEACE STORY QUILT’ (through Jan. 22) This work, designed by Faith Ringgold, features panels made by New York City students ages 8 to 19. Ms. Ringgold will speak about the project on Sept. 11 at 2 p.m. at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, (212) 535-7710, metmuseum.org.
‘FALLING LEAVES: AN ANONYMOUS MEMORIAL’ (through Sept. 24) Drawings, all dating from 2001 and created in response to 9/11 by the artist Bruce Conner, who died in 2008, and an alter ego he called Anonymous. Paula Cooper Gallery, 534 West 21st Street, Chelsea, (212) 255-1105, paulacoopergallery.com; free.
‘HEALING HEARTS’ (through Sept. 15) Pen and ink drawings from John Coburn’s 2002 book, of which 3,000 copies were produced as gifts for the families of victims. Sciame Construction, 14 Wall Street, Lower Manhattan, thehealingheartsproject.com; free.
‘THE TWIN TOWERS AND THE CITY: PHOTOGRAPHS BY CAMILO JOSÉ VERGARÁ (through Dec. 4) A four-decade-long study of the World Trade Center by Mr. Vergara, the MacArthur Award-winning photographer and social documentarian. Also, “The Twin Towers and the City: Paintings by Romain de Plas,” eight expressionist paintings, never before exhibited, by Mr. de Plas, who spent the year after the attacks creating the works in his Rivington Street studio on the Lower East Side. He died before completing the series. Museum of the City of New York, Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, (212) 534-1672, mcny.org.
‘JOHN BOTTE: THE 9/11 PHOTOGRAPHS’ (through Sept. 24) Mr. Botte, a photographer, former New York Police Department detective and 9/11 first responder, presents behind-the-scenes images of the rescue and recovery efforts at ground zero, curated by Timothy White. Gallery at Calamut, 22 West 22nd Street, Chelsea, (212) 989-8500, calumetphotographic.com/events; free. Open 1-3 p.m. on Sept. 11.
‘HERE IS NEW YORK: REVISITED’ (through Sept. 17) A selection of photographs from a community project that began in a vacant storefront in SoHo after 9/11, organized by Charles H. Traub, chairman of the Photography and Related Media Department at the School of Visual Arts. Westside Gallery, 133/141 West 21st Street, Chelsea, (212) 592-2010, sva.edu, hereisnewyork.org; free.Continue reading the main story
‘CHARTING GROUND ZERO: TEN YEARS AFTER’ (through Oct. 23) An aerial and ground overview, using mapping technology and cartographic representation, that shows the site’s transformation. Woodward Gallery, 133 Eldridge Street, Lower East Side, (212) 966-3411, woodwardgallery.net; free.
‘ELENA DEL RIVERO: [SWI:T] HOME: A CHANT’ (through Oct. 2) Office memos, personal notes and other debris culled from Ms. Del Rivero’s home and studio on Cedar Street after 9/11 are sewn on to rolls of fabric. The piece was previously installed at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington. On Sept. 15 at 7 p.m., Ms. Del Rivero and Andrea Blum will discuss art-making in the city after 9/11. New Museum, Lobby Gallery, 235 Bowery, at Prince Street, Lower East Side, (212) 219-1222, newmuseum.org. Free admission on Sept. 11.
‘TEN YEARS LATER: GROUND ZERO REMEMBERED’ (through Oct. 30) Works, including a piece from the 1997 “Tuskegee Airmen Series” by Michael Richards, who died on 9/11 while working in a Lower Manhattan Cultural Council studio space in the North Tower, and Christoph Draeger’s 2003 photographic jigsaw puzzle, “WTC, September 17,” will be displayed alongside two comment books filled by visitors who viewed images displayed on the first anniversary of the attacks. Brooklyn Museum of Art, 200 Eastern Parkway, at Prospect Park, (718) 638-5000, brooklynmuseum.org.
‘WHAT MATTERS NOW? PROPOSALS FOR A NEW FRONT PAGE’ (through Sept. 24) In an exhibition-in-process, six visual image specialists — Wafaa Bilal, Melissa Harris, Stephen Mayes, Joel Meyerowitz, Deborah Willis and Fred Ritchen — will interact with the public to address the changing face of news coverage post-9/11 through proposals for contents of “a new front page.” The evolving works will be posted daily on a blog, Facebook and Twitter; the final works will be shown from Sept. 17-24. Aperture Foundation, 547 West 27th Street, Chelsea, (212) 505-5555, aperture.org; free.
‘9/11: THROUGH YOUNG EYES’ (through Oct. 8) A series of 31 collages created in response to 9/11 by a class of 13-year-old students at the Calhoun School and inspired by the work of Jacob Lawrence. D C Moore Gallery, 535 West 22nd Street, Chelsea, (212) 247-2111, dcmooregallery.com; free.
‘EMBODIED LIGHT: 9-11 IN 2011’ (through Nov. 23) An installation by Tobi Kahn in which the gallery will be transformed into a meditative room for visitors to reflect on remembrance, loss and the enduring human spirit; also 220 “memory blocks,” created by the artist’s friends and colleagues, containing drawings, paintings or inscriptions that evoke their individual memories of 9/11. Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, Educational Alliance, 197 East Broadway, Lower East Side, (212) 780-2300, edalliance.org; free.
‘REMEMBERING 9/11’ (through April 1) Photographs taken by professionals and amateurs in the immediate aftermath of the attack, as well as letters written to police officers and firefighters; objects that were placed in makeshift shrines around New York City; images and texts from The New York Times’ “Portraits of Grief” series; photographs of the Tribute in Light; and drawings of the National September 11 Memorial. New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, at 77th Street, (212) 873-3400, nyhistory.org.
‘WITNESS TO TRAGEDY AND RECOVERY’ (through Sept. 24) About 140 news photographs, many taken by members of the National Press Photographers Association, a sponsor of the exhibition with Pace University. A public symposium, “How News Images of Disaster Are Shaped — and Shape Us,” will take place on Sept. 8 at 7:15 p.m. Aaron Brown of CNN will give the keynote address; Michelle Charlesworth of WABC-TV will moderate. (Closed Sept. 11, 15 and 22.) Pace University, 3 Spruce Street at Park Street, Lower Manhattan, (212) 618-6931, pace.edu/witness; free.
‘REMEMBERING 9/11’ (through Jan. 8) This exhibition, which focuses on the immediate aftermath of the attacks, includes the installation “Memory Remains: 9/11 Artifacts at Hangar 17” and the five-channel video project “cedarliberty” by ELENA DEL RIVERO and Leslie McCleave. International Center of Photography, 1133 Avenue of the Americas, at 43rd Street, (212) 857-0000, icp.org.
‘JOEL MEYEROWITZ: REMEMBERING 9/11 10 YEARS LATER’ (Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m.) Mr. Meyerowitz, the creator of the World Trade Center Archive and a photographer given unlimited access to ground zero, presents 400 of the more than 8,000 photographs he took of recovery and cleanup efforts during an eight-month period as part of his “Aftermath” series. 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Avenue, (212) 415-5500, 92y.org. Others can be seen at the New York University Open House, 528 LaGuardia Place, Greenwich Village, (212) 992-7351, nyu.edu, through Oct. 13, and at the Edwynn Houk Gallery, 745 Fifth Avenue, (212) 750-7070. houkgallery.com, from Sept. 10-17.
‘SEPTEMBER 11’ (Sept. 11-Jan. 9) While intentionally avoiding traditional images of the destruction of 9/11, the curator Peter Eleey explores the far-reaching resonance of the day through more than 70 works by 41 artists — among them, Diane Arbus, Janet Cardiff, John Chamberlain, Christo, William Eggleston, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Thomas Hirschhorn, Alex Katz, Barbara Kruger, John Lennon and Yoko Ono. Only a single work, by Ellsworth Kelly, was made in direct response to the attacks. MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, Queens, (718) 784-2084, ps1.org.
The books are available now unless otherwise indicated.
‘THE 9/11 COMMISSION REPORT: THE ATTACK FROM PLANNING TO AFTERMATH’ (W. W. Norton & Company) In this commemorative edition, Philip Zelikow, executive director of the commission, offers a new afterword while revisiting many of the original recommendations from 2004. He also notes which suggestions the United States government adopted and their effectiveness; advocates further changes; and parses the progress of the nation’s struggle against violent Islamist extremism in the last decade.
‘9/11: THE WORLD SPEAKS’ (Globe Pequot Press) A selection of messages left at the Tribute WTC Visitor Center, with a foreword by former Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani of New York and a preface by Tom Brokaw.
‘102 MINUTES: THE UNFORGETTABLE STORY OF THE FIGHT TO SURVIVE INSIDE THE TWIN TOWERS’ (Times Books) In a reissue of the 2004 National Book Award finalist with a new postscript by its authors, the New York Times reporters Jim Dwyer and Kevin Flynn draw on interviews with rescuers and survivors, oral histories, e-mails and transcripts of phone calls and emergency radio broadcasts to tell the story of Sept. 11 from the inside looking out.
‘AMERICAN POLITICAL PLAYS AFTER 9/11’ (Southern Illinois University Press) A collection of plays in response to the post-Sept. 11 landscape — among them, “The Guys” by Anne Nelson, “At the Vanishing Point” by Naomi Iizuka, “The Venus de Milo Is Armed” by Kia Corthron, “Back of the Throat” by Yusseff El Guindi, “Question 27, Question 28” by Chay Yew, and “Three Nights in Prague” by Allan Havis, who edited the volume.Continue reading the main story
‘A DECADE OF HOPE: STORIES OF GRIEF AND ENDURANCE FROM 9/11 FAMILIES AND FRIENDS’ (Viking Adult) Dennis Smith, a former firefighter and the author of the best-selling “Report From Ground Zero,” addresses the lives and well-being of first responders, their families and the victims’ families over the last decade.
‘DIVIDED WE STAND: A BIOGRAPHY OF THE World Trade Center’ (Basic Books) Originally published in 1999, this examination from Eric Darton considers the World Trade Center as an architectural triumph, aesthetic monstrosity and terrorist victim while juxtaposing the towers’ construction against the decline of New York’s port and manufacturing industries. With a new introduction and afterword by the author.
‘DOG HEROES OF SEPTEMBER 11TH: A TRIBUTE TO AMERICA'S SEARCH AND RESCUE DOGS’ (Kennel Club Books) Nona Kilgore Bauer revisits her 2006 book, adding more than 100 pages, 150 color photographs and chapters on military working dogs in Iraq and Afghanistan, therapy dogs at ground zero and the Search Dog Foundation’s new National Training Center.
‘THE ELEVENTH DAY: THE FULL STORY OF 9/11 AND OSAMA BIN LADEN’ (Random House) Anthony Summers and Robbyn Swan use once-classified official documents and transcripts as well as fresh interviews to track the sequence of events and the key players on Sept. 11. They also examine the responses of President George W. Bush and the United States military that day.
‘A HISTORY OF THE WORLD SINCE 9/11: DISASTER, DECEPTION, AND DESTRUCTION IN THE WAR ON TERROR’ (Bloomsbury) Dominic Streatfeild pieces together reporting with human drama to speculate on why the country is no closer to winning the war on terror than it was on Sept. 10, 2001.
‘THE LEGACY LETTERS: MESSAGES OF LIFE & HOPE FROM 9/11 FAMILY MEMBERS’ (Perigee) Letters written to lost loved ones and collected by Tuesday’s Children, a nonprofit organization founded by family and friends of those killed on 9/11. Edited by Brian Curtis.
‘MEMORY REMAINS: 9/11 ARTIFACTS AT HANGAR 17’ (National Geographic) A photographic record of Hangar 17 by Fransesc Torres, with essays by Jerry Adler and the Yale historian David W. Blight. The book is the official companion to the photographic exhibitions in New York at the International Center of Photography; in London at the Imperial War Museum; in Madrid at the Palacio de Cibeles; and in Barcelona, Spain, at the Centre de Cultura Contemporània.
‘MESSAGES: SIGNS, VISITS, AND PREMONITIONS FROM LOVED ONES LOST ON 9/11’ (HarperCollins) Bonnie McEneaney , whose husband died in the attacks on the World Trade Center, writes about the messages she believes she received from him after his death, and others who think they, too, have been contacted by their dead loved ones.
‘ONE NATION: AMERICA REMEMBERS SEPTEMBER 11, 2001 — 10 YEARS LATER’ (Little, Brown and Company) This commemorative reprint of the best-selling book from Life magazine features essays by Maya Angelou, James Bradley, Margaret Carlson, Bob Greene, Melissa Fay Greene and David McCullough, as well as a new foreword by Tom Brokaw and photographs by Joe McNally.
‘PATRIOT ACTS: NARRATIVES OF POST-9/11 INJUSTICE’ (McSweeney’s) Narratives from those who have been swept up in the war on terror, including young men of Arab and Muslim descent who have been arrested or detained; scholars who have been blacklisted for their research or writings on Islam; and Muslim women who have suffered discrimination for wearing a veil or similar head covering. Edited by Alia Malek.
‘A PLACE OF REMEMBRANCE’ (National Geographic) Subtitled “The Official Book of the National September 11 Memorial,” this work by Allison Blais and Lynn Rasic has a foreword by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, chairman of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
‘PROJECT REBIRTH: SURVIVAL AND THE STRENGTH OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT FROM 9/11 SURVIVORS’ (Dutton Adult) Dr. Robin Stern, a psychologist, and Courtney E. Martin, a journalist, tell the stories of eight people directly affected by Sept. 11 and propose a new understanding of the long-term effects of grief.
‘RELUCTANT HERO’ (Skyhorse) Michael Benfante’s memoir tells how his relationship with his fiancée changed after his experience in the north tower on the day of the attacks.
‘RISE OF FREEDOM: THE NEW World Trade Center’ (HarperCollins) A multimedia e-book by Joseph Cummins, allowing readers to visually explore the 16-acre site. Written for the publisher and Fox News.
‘THE SUBMISSION’ (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) Amy Waldman, a former co-chief of the South Asia bureau of The New York Times, imagines what would have happened if the winning designer of a memorial to victims of a terrorist attack turned out to be an American Muslim.Continue reading the main story
‘WHAT WE SAW: THE EVENTS OF SEPTEMBER 11, 2001, IN WORDS, PICTURES, AND VIDEO’ (Simon & Schuster) An account of the day, originally published in 2002 in conjunction with CBS News, features essays from the filmmaker Jules Naudet, the author Anna Quindlen and the CBS reporter Steve Kroft, and a new introduction by Joe Klein.
‘GRANTA 116: TEN YEARS LATER’ (Grove Press, Granta) The magazine ponders the consequences of 9/11 in works by Pico Iyer, Phil Klay, Nicole Krauss, Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer, Declain Walsh and Elliott Woods, as well as an excerpt from a new novel by Nuruddin Farah.
‘ART FOR HEART: REMEMBERING 9/11’ (Assouline) A collection of drawings from young children affected by the attack, with foreword by Christy Ferer, a former television reporter who now serves as a special assistant to Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg on the rebuilding of the World Trade Center site.
‘THE RISE AND FALL OF AL-QAEDA’ (Oxford University Press; to be released Sept. 14) Fawaz A. Gerges, the director of the Middle East Center at the London School of Economics, uses interviews with jihadists to support his argument that Al Qaeda is no longer a threat.
‘9/11: STORIES OF COURAGE, HEROISM AND GENEROSITY’ (Zagat Survey; to be released Sept. 15) From Tim Zagat, the publisher, with his wife, Nina, of Zagat Restaurant Surveys, a compilation of essays from those whose lives were affected by the attacks, including Rudoph W. Giuliani, then mayor of New York, and George E. Pataki, then governor; the chef Daniel Boulud; Father Chris Keenan, the chaplain of the New York City Fire Department; and Elizabeth H. Berger, president of the Downtown Alliance.
‘PIECES OF 9/11, MEMORIES FROM HOUSTON’ (through Sept. 12) Houston Grand Opera presents the premiere of this song cycle from the composer Jake Heggie and the librettist Gene Scheer, commissioned as part of the company’s Song of Houston project. Drawing on stories of Houstonians who were affected by Sept. 11, the works are intended not only to honor those who lost their lives that day, but also to pay tribute to rescue teams and community members — among them, the Houston Fire Department and Texas Task Force One, which sent 88 members to ground zero. At locations around Houston, including the Rothko Chapel and the City Hall Reflection Pond. (713) 228-6737, houstongrandopera.org; free.
TRINITY WALL STREET (Sept. 9) Choirs from New York, Washington, Boston and Pennsylvania — including the Trinity Wall Street Choir, NYC Master Chorale, Young People’s Chorus of New York City, Washington Chorus, the Bach Choir of Bethlehem and Copley Singers — will alternate performances at Trinity Church and St. Paul’s Chapel throughout the day, starting at 11 a.m. At 8:30 p.m. at Trinity Church, the adult choirs will be joined by Novus NY, Trinity Wall Street’s resident contemporary-music orchestra, in Brahms’s “Deutsches Requiem,” featuring the soprano Angela Meade and the bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni. The violinist Gil Shaham, the baritone Dashon Burton and the soprano Jolle Greenleaf will be the soloists in Fauré’s Requiem. The countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo will perform in Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms.” Trinity Church, Broadway and Wall Street, and St. Paul’s Chapel, Broadway and Fulton Street, Lower Manhattan, (212) 602-0800. The concert is part of a week of free concerts. Check Web site for details: trinitywallstreet.org/911.
ART SONG PRESERVATION SOCIETY (Sept. 10 at 1:30 p.m.) “American Art Songs for Hope,” a commemorative program of works by Barber, Ives, Copland and Berlin, presented with the September Concert Foundation. Leiderkranz Foundation, 6 East 87th Street, Manhattan, artsongpreservationsocietyny.org; free.
ENSEMBLE 212 (Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m.) This group of emerging artists and young professionals offers a Sept. 11 memorial concert featuring works by Mohammed Fairouz and Huang Ruo; arias from Handel’s “Messiah”; Massenet’s famous “Meditation”; and the Adagio from Mahler’s Symphony No. 3 in an arrangement by Yoon Jae Lee, the ensemble’s artistic director. At 7:30 p.m., Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, 152 West 66th Street, Manhattan, ensemble212.org, (212) 799-1259.
NEW YORK PHILHARMOMIC (Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m.) The music director, Alan Gilbert, conducts Mahler’s “Resurrection,” featuring the soprano Dorothea Röschmann, the mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung and the New York Choral Artists. Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, (212) 875-5656, nyphil.org. The concert will be broadcast live on 105.9, WQXR-FM; on 93.9, WNYC-FM on Sept. 11 at 8 p.m.; and on PBS on Sept. 11 at 9 p.m.; check local listings.
SAN FRANCISCO OPERA (Sept. 10-20) The baritone Thomas Hampson sings the lead in the premiere of “Heart of a Soldier,” by Christopher Tehofanidis with a libretto by Donna Di Novelli, based on James B. Stewart’s book. Patrick Summers conducts, with Francesco Zambello directing. War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, (415) 864-3330, sfwmpac.org.
‘STARS OF LYRIC OPERA AT MILLENNIUM PARK’ (Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m.) The Lyric Opera of Chicago honors the victims of 9/11, their families and the members of the armed services at this annual outdoor concert, with arias by Bellini, Delibes, Donizetti, Gounod, Massenet, Offenbach and Puccini. Renée Fleming, the opera’s creative consultant, headlines a roster including René Barbera, Jamie Barton, Anna Christy, Emily Fons, James Morris, Susanna Phillips, Matthew Polenzani and Ljubomir Puskaric. Emmanuel Villaume conducts the Lyric Opera Orchestra. Jay Pritzker Pavilion in MILLENNIUM PARK, Chicago, (312) 332-2244, Ext. 5600, lyricopera.org; free.
‘A DAY OF COMMUNITY, A DAY OF FAITH’ (Sept. 11 at 3 and 5:15 p.m.) As part of the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine’s daylong memorial observances, Nana Simopoulos, a vocalist and composer known for fusing disparate ethnic styles, leads an ensemble of 50 performers in an original piece, “I Will Remember You.” Her collaborators, representing Hindu, Byzantine, Tibetan and Jewish traditions, will also perform separately. At 5:15 p.m., the Portland, Ore., and New York Gay Men’s Choruses present works by Robert Seeley. At 3 and 5:15 p.m., Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue, at 112th Street, Morningside Heights, (212) 316-7490, stjohndivine.org; free.
ELAD KABILIO (Sept. 11 at 2 p.m.) This cellist presents “In Memoriam,” a program of solo works including Bach’s Suites No. 2 and 3 and John Corigliano’s “Fancy on a Bach Air.” Morgan Library & Museum, 225 Madison Avenue, at 36th Street, (212) 685-0008, themorgan.org.Continue reading the main story
MUSIC AFTER (Sept. 11 starting at 8:46 a.m.) On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, the composer Daniel Felsenfeld was housesitting for another composer, Eleanor Sandresky, only a few blocks away from the World Trade Center when the unthinkable occurred. Marking the anniversary in a spirit of affirmation and perseverance, the two have gathered an astonishing cross section of composers and performers who lived and worked in New York that day — Elliott Carter, Philip Glass, Steve Reich, David Bowie, David Byrne, Laurie Anderson, Lou Reed and more — for this marathon performance, free of speechmaking and scheduled to run past midnight. Joyce SoHo, 155 Mercer Street, (212) 242-0800, musicafter.com; free.
MUSICIANS FOR HARMONY (Sept. 11 at 7 p.m.) “Concert for Peace,” a commemorative performance featuring the Juilliard String Quartet; the clarinetist Kinan Azmeh with City Band; the shakuhachi performer Kojiro Umezaki; and Bassam Saba and the New Arabic Orchestra. Merkin Concert Hall, 129 West 67th Street, Manhattan, (212) 501-3330, kaufman-center.org, musicians4harmony.org/fall11concert.html.
NEW YORK CHORAL SOCIETY (Sept. 11 at 7 p.m.) John Daly Goodwin, in his final season as music director, conducts the ensemble in excerpts from Dvorak’s Stabat Mater and Harry Belafonte’s “Turn the World Around” in an event sponsored by the September Concert Foundation. At 7 p.m., St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Fifth Avenue at 50th Street, (212) 247-3878, nychoral.org.
‘SEPTEMBER 11 MEMORIAL CONCERT’ (Sept. 11 at 1:30 p.m.) The Sherman Chamber Ensemble plays elegies by Fauré and Rachmaninoff, as well as Smetana’s Trio in G minor (Op. 15). Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Library, Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture, Grand Army Plaza, Fort Greene, (718) 230-2100, brooklynpubliclibrary.org; free.Photo
WORDLESS music orchestra (Sept. 11 at 3:30 p.m.) The premiere of the live orchestration of William Basinski’s ambient “Disintegration Loop 1.1,” created in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in the weeks before and after the destruction of the World Trade Center; also, works by Osvaldo Golijov, Ingram Marshall and Alfred Schnittke. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Temple of Dendur, (212) 570-3949, metmuseum.org. Streamed live on wqxr.org and npr.org/music.
‘WTC 9/11’ (Nonesuch, to be released on Sept. 20) The recording of a new work by Steve Reich, performed by Kronos Quartet.
KRONOS QUARTET (Sept. 21-24) The group performs “Awakening,” described as a musical meditation on 9/11 featuring 12 pieces from 11 countries. With the Brooklyn Youth Chorus; part of the Next Wave Festival. Harvey Theater, Brooklyn Academy of Music, 651 Fulton Street, at Ashland Place, Fort Greene, (718) 636-4100, bam.org.
‘IN PERFORMANCE: COMMEMORATING THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF SEPT. 11’ (Sept. 10-11 at 5 p.m.) The Joyce Theater, New York’s flagship house for dance, presents these two nights of movement and music at Nelson Rockefeller Park in Battery Park City. Performers include the Limón and Paul Taylor companies, Voices of Ascension, the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Matthew Rushing of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and the world musicians Yacouba Cissoko and Sam Dickey. (212) 691-9740, joyce.org; free.
‘9/11 DANCE: A ROVING MEMORIAL’ (Sept. 11) Sarah Skaggs Dance transforms Ms. Skaggs’s solo piece, “Dances for Airports,” choreographed immediately after 9/11, into a large-scale public art project to be performed simultaneously between noon and 3 p.m. at Union Square, Washington Square Park and Battery Park in New York; in the atrium of the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington; and in the Flight 93 National Memorial Park in Shanksville, Pa. Check Web site for details: sarahskaggsdance.org; free.Continue reading the main story
‘THE TABLE OF SILENCE PROJECT’ (Sept. 11) This work, conceived by the choreographer Jacqulyn Buglisi and the artist Rossella Vasta, will feature 100 dancers and run from 8:20 to 8:46 a.m. Josie Robertson Plaza, Lincoln Center, (212) 719-3301, buglisidance.org; free.
‘REBIRTH’ (to be broadcast on Showtime on Sept. 11 at 9 p.m.) Jim Whitaker’s documentary follows five people whose lives were upended by the Sept. 11 attacks through the past decade.
‘NYPD’ (Sept. 2-13) A 19-film festival, similar to one hosted by Film Forum around Sept. 11, 2001, pays tribute to New York’s finest, as well as a few rotten apples, in entries including “Laura” (1944), “Where the Sidewalk Ends” (1950) and Sidney Lumet’s “Serpico” (1973), starring Al Pacino as the real-life whistle-blowing detective Frank Serpico. Jules Dassin’s “Naked City” (1948) will be shown on Sept. 11. Film Forum, 209 West Houston Street, west of Sixth Avenue, South Village, (212) 727-8112 (box office) or (212) 727-8110 (recorded film schedule), filmforum.org.
‘TEN YEARS OF TERROR’ (Sept. 9, 12 and 13) Brad Evans and Simon Critchley use reflections by Saskia Sassen, Michael Hardt, Noam Chomsky and Zygmunt Bauman to examine the theoretical, empirical and aesthetic dimensions of violence and, the filmmakers say, the state of terror they produce. The directors will answers questions after each screening. Guggenheim Museum, New Media Theater in the Sackler Center for Arts Education, 1071 Fifth Avenue, at 89th Street, (212) 423-3500, guggenheim.org.
‘FORDSON: FAITH, FASTING, FOOTBALL’ (opens nationally Sept. 9) Rashid Ghazi follows four football players at Fordson High School in Dearborn, Mich. — a public school built by Henry Ford in 1922 whose students are now 99 percent Arab-American — as they prepare, starting on Sept. 11, 2009, for a game against their rival during the last 10 days of Ramadan.
‘IN MEMORIAM — NEW YORK CITY, 9/11/01’ (Sept. 11 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.) Rudolph W. Giuliani, former mayor of New York, narrates this documentary, created by HBO in 2002; footage collected for “In Memoriam” was donated to the Museum of the City of New York 9/11 Archive. Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, (917) 492-3395, mcny.org.
‘MAN ON WIRE’ (Sept. 11 at 4 p.m.) James Marsh’s 2008 documentary recounts the daring dance of the French wire walker Philippe Petit between the towers of the World Trade Center on Aug. 7, 1974, and the six years of planning that went into the feat. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35 Avenue, Astoria, Queens, (718) 784-0077, [email protected]
Pop and Jazz
‘FROM THE ASHES: 10 YEARS LATER’ (Sept. 11 at 4 p.m.) The jazz saxophonists Rob Brown, Oliver Lake and Joe McPhee; the Charles Gayle Trio; the From the Ashes Big Band; and other performers recreate a seven-hour segment of “From the Ashes,” a monthlong multimedia presentation organized by Arts for Art in October 2001 to commemorate the 9/11 attacks. Teatro SEA at the Clemente Soto Veléz Cultural and Education Center, 107 Suffolk Street, Lower East Side, (212) 254-5420, visionfestival.org.
JASON MORAN AND THE BANDWAGON (Sept. 11 at 7 and 9 p.m.) On Sept. 11, 2001, Mr. Moran, the MacArthur award-winning pianist and composer, along with the drummer Nasheet Waits and the bassist Tarus Mateen — the ensemble eventually to be known as the Bandwagon — released its album “Black Stars.” In this two-set gig, the New York-based trio presents its first live performance of “Say Peace,” a work from that album; a rendition of Coltrane’s “Resolution” from his suite “A Love Supreme”; and other songs of hope. Bohemian Caverns, 2001 11th Street NW, Washington, (202) 299-0800, bohemiancaverns.com.
‘STUDIO 360’ (Sept. 11) Kurt Andersen will host a special edition focusing on the cultural consequences of 9/11, with guests including the composer Steve Reich; Michael Arad, the designer of the National September 11 Memorial; the illustrator Maira Kalman; and the novelist Mohsin Hamid (“The Reluctant Fundamentalist”). It will be broadcast on 93.9, WNYC-FM, at 11 a.m., as well as on more than 160 stations around the country. Check Web site for details: studio360.org.
‘WQXR’S DECADE 9/11’ (Sept. 9-12) The station offers live events, broadcast specials and Web exclusives centered on the power of music to comfort, heal and uplift. Programs include “Music of Reflection and Resilience: The Cathedral Choir of the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine,” with Kent Tritle conducting works by Bach, Mendelssohn, Tallis and Chris DeBlasio, on Sept. 9 at 7 p.m.; “A Concert for New York,” the New York Philharmonic’s performance of Mahler’s “Resurrection,” live from Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, on Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m.; and “Measuring Time,” a five-hour special hosted by Elliott Forrest and programmed entirely of selections suggested by listeners to help mark the anniversary, on Sept. 11 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. A version featuring pop and jazz of the program, hosted by John Schaefer, will be broadcast on 93.9, WNYC-FM, on Sept. 11 from noon-4 p.m. Also, wnyc.org/911 presents “Decade 9/11: Responses in Classical Music,” an online guide exploring how some of the world’s most prominent composers dealt musically with the events of 9/11, through Sept. 12. (646) 829-4000.
‘9/11: THE DAYS AFTER’ (History, Sept. 9 at 9 p.m.) A documentary chronicle of New York, the United States and the world in the aftermath of the attacks.
‘BEYOND: MESSAGES FROM 9/11’ (Bio, Sept. 10 at 10 p.m.) Families of 9/11 victims share stories of the messages they say they received from their loved ones after their deaths.
‘THE LOVE WE MAKE’ (Showtime, Sept. 10 at 9 p.m.; Sept. 11 at 11 p.m.) Paul McCartney’s journey through New York City in the aftermath of 9/11, as captured by Albert Maysles, Bradley Kaplan and Ian Markiewicz.
‘ON NATIVE SOIL’ (MSNBC, Sept. 10 at 3 p.m.) Kevin Costner and Hilary Swank narrate this show about the 9/11 Commission hearings, which includes interviews with witnesses who testified behind closed doors.
‘PORTRAITS FROM GROUND ZERO’ (A&E, Sept. 10 at 10 p.m.) A look at the work of Andrea Booher, one of only a few photojournalists given 24-hour access to ground zero in the immediate aftermath of 9/11.Continue reading the main story
‘VOICES FROM INSIDE THE TOWERS’ (History, Sept. 10 at 9 p.m.) Audio records — including phone calls from people inside the twin towers to FAMILY MEMBERS, friends, 911 dispatchers and local media — offer a timeline of events unfolding inside the buildings during the 102 minutes before their collapse.
‘102 MINUTES THAT CHANGED AMERICA’ (A&E Networks on Sept. 11, starting at 8:46 a.m.) This special is being simulcast on 150 channels worldwide that are part of A&E Networks, including History and Lifetime.
‘9/11: AMERICA REMEMBERS’ (CBS, Sept. 11 at 8 a.m.) Six hours of coverage of the national memorial ceremonies begins with this CBS News special, anchored by Scott Pelley, followed by a special edition of “Face the Nation,” broadcast live from ground zero. “60 Minutes,” at 7 p.m., will also devote the hour to coverage. An updated version of “9/11: 10 Years Later,” the 2002 documentary from Jules and Gideon Naudet and James Hanlon, will follow at 8, with Robert De Niro, a TriBeCa resident, once again presiding as host. Starting on Sept. 9, “The Early Show” and the “CBS Evening News” will begin broadcasting live from ground zero.
‘9/11: AMERICA REMEMBERS TEN YEARS LATER — A SPECIAL EDITION OF GOOD MORNING AMERICA’ (ABC, Sept. 11 at 8 a.m.) Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos, assisted by Robin Roberts, will anchor three hours of coverage of the national memorial ceremonies at ground zero. David Muir, Katie Couric and Christiane Amanpour will offer analysis of the impact of Sept. 11. Chris Cuomo, in New York; Martha Raddatz, at the Pentagon; and Josh Elliott, in Shanksville, Pa., will report live from the sites of the attacks. In “Remembrance and Renewal: 10 Years After the 9/11 Attacks,” a special edition of “20/20” at 10 p.m., Ms. Sawyer, Barbara Walters, Ms. Couric, Mr. Cuomo, Elizabeth Vargas and Bob Woodruff will revisit some of those who lives were forever changed on 9/11, re-examine images that became iconic and look back at the patriotic fever that swept the country in the months that followed the attacks.
‘9/11 — DIEZ AÑOS DESPUES’ (Univision, Sept. 11 at 8 a.m.) A live coast-to-coast special, anchored by Jorge Ramos and Edna Schmidt from ground zero, will offer profiles on victims and survivors. Blanca Rosa Vilchez, in New York, and Lourdes Meluza, in Washington, will also report. At 10, Mr. Ramos will host a live edition of “Al Punto” from Lower Manhattan featuring segments on the restoration of the 9/11 flag and interviews with Hispanic children who were with President Bush at Emma Booker Middle School in Sarasota, Fla., on the day of the attacks. Local coverage on Channel 41 begins at 7.
‘9/11: IN THEIR OWN WORDS’ (MSNBC, Sept. 11 at 9 p.m.) NBC News anchors and correspondents — including Matt Lauer, Tom Brokaw, David Gregory, Jim Miklaszewski and Andrea Mitchell — recall their memories of reporting live the morning of Sept. 11.
‘9/11 REMEMBERED’ (Fox News Channel, Sept. 11 at 8 a.m.) Live coverage of the memorial ceremonies and anniversary events, with Bill Hemmer, Martha MacCallum, Jon Scott, Jenna Lee, Megyn Kelly and Neil Cavuto. Shepard Smith will anchor from 1 World Trade Center.
‘AMERICA REMEMBERS’ (NBC, MSNBC, Sept. 11 at 8 a.m.) Brian Williams will anchor coverage of the memorial ceremonies from ground zero, with the assistance of Lester Holt in New York, David Gregory at the Pentagon and Tom Brokaw, who oversaw the network’s coverage of the attacks 10 years ago.
‘AMERICA REMEMBERS — 9/11’ (PBS, Sept. 11 at 8 p.m.; check local listings) “PBS NewsHour” commemorates the anniversary with accounts of observances at ground zero, the Pentagon and Shanksville, Pa.; also, interviews with American Muslims regarding the distrust sowed by the attacks; an exploration of the impact of a decade of war on soldiers and their families; and a look at the “video quilt” produced with the help of viewers.
‘FROM THE GROUND UP’ (OWN, Sept. 11 at 10:15 p.m.) The widows of five firefighters who died on 9/11 discuss rebuilding their lives while honoring their husbands.
‘GREAT PERFORMANCES: A CONCERT FOR NEW YORK’ (PBS, Sept. 11 at 9 p.m.; check local listings) At this concert taped at Avery Fisher Hall on Sept. 10, the New York Philharmonic performs Mahler’s “Resurrection” under the baton of its music director, Alan Gilbert, and featuring the soprano Dorothea Röschmann, the mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung and the New York Choral Artists.
‘MAKING THE 9/11 MEMORIAL’ (History, Sept. 11 at 8 p.m.) A behind-the-scenes view, from conception to installation at ground zero.
‘THE SPACE BETWEEN’ (USA, Sept. 11) Melissa Leo (an Oscar winner for “The Fighter”) stars as a flight attendant who must deliver a Pakistani-American boy to New York from Texas after learning his father may have been a victim in the 9/11 attacks. “Twin Towers,” the 2003 Academy Award-winning documentary short produced by Dick Wolf and Peter Jankowski of the “Law & Order” franchise, will immediately follow.
‘TWINS OF THE TWIN TOWERS’ (OWN, Sept. 11 at 9 p.m.) Stories about the more than 40 sets of twins who lost their siblings on 9/11.Continue reading the main story
‘FRONTLINE: THE MAN BEHIND THE MOSQUE’ (PBS, Sept. 13 at 9 p.m.; check local listings) The producer Dan Reed (“Battle for Haiti”) explores the media hysteria, emotion and politics surrounding the proposed mosque and Islamic community center two blocks away from the site of the attacks in Lower Manhattan.
KAREN FINLEY (through Sept. 17) In “Make Love,” Ms. Finley remembers the World Trade Center attack by channeling Liza Minnelli, who she says epitomizes the spirit of New York in her willingness to rise again whenever knocked down. This cabaret show, first presented almost a decade ago, co-stars the drag performer Chris Tanner and features a rotating roster of Minnelli impersonators. Laurie Beechman Theater, at the West Bank Cafe, 407 West 42nd Street, Manhattan, (212) 352-3101, spincyclenyc.com.
‘INVASION!’ (through Oct. 1) The Play Company presents Jonas Hassen Khemiri’s Obie Award-winning work, described as a subversive comedy about identity and stereotypes. Directed by Erica Schmidt (“Humor Abuse,” “Debbie Does Dallas”). Flea Theater, 41 White Street, TriBeCa, (212) 226-2407, theflea.org.
‘SWEET AND SAD’ (through Sept. 25) In this new play by Richard Nelson (“Goodnight Children Everywhere,” “Some Americans Abroad”), the Apple family — who first appeared in Mr. Nelson’s 201o play, “That Hopey Changey Thing” — faces loss, memory and compensation over Sunday brunch on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Directed by Mr. Nelson and featuring J. Smith Cameron, John DeVries, Shuler Hensley, Maryann Plunkett, Laila Robbins and Jay O. Sanders. Alec Baldwin will host a public forum after the Sept. 8 performance. Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street, at Astor Place, East Village, (212) 967-7555, publictheater.org.
‘BARRIERS’ (through Sept. 18) Rehana Lew Mirza (“The Good Muslim”) ponders a South Asian family’s loss from the 9/11 attacks and the backlash they endure in this production by Desipina & Company, directed by Colette Robert and starring Pooja Kumar and Sunkrish Bala. Here, 145 Avenue of the Americas, at Dominick Street, South Village, (212) 352-3101, theatermania.com, desipina.org.
‘A BLUE SKY LIKE NO OTHER’ (through Sept. 25) Steve Fetter, a utility consultant who worked on Wall Street on Sept. 11, 2001, presents his one-man show about his experiences that morning and about the members of the New York City Fire Department who sacrificed their lives while saving others. Abigail Zealey Bess directs; Laura Warshauer wrote the music. Baruch Performing Arts Center, Engelman Recital Hall, 55 Lexington Avenue, (646) 312-5073, baruch.cuny.edu/bpac.
‘MANGLED BEAMS’ (Sept. 18) This reading of a play by Dawn Jamieson, of the Cayuga/Iroquois tribe, tells of the Iroquois ironworkers who helped build New York City skyscrapers and those who returned to the World Trade Center to untangle fallen girders; James Fall Shubinski, a Mohican, directs. 425 Lafayette Street, at Astor Place, East Village, (212) 967-7555, publictheater.org; free.
‘110 STORIES’ (Sept. 9) Sarah Tuft weaves first-person accounts from 9/11 with her experiences as a volunteer in the aftermath of the attack in this drama, performed as a staged reading by an all-star cast featuring Lauren Ambrose, Mario Cantone, Billy Crudup, Samuel L. Jackson, Melissa Leo, Aasif Mandvi, James McCaffrey, Vincent Piazza, Jeremy Piven, Andre Royo, Stelio Savante, Pablo Schreiber, Tony Shalhoub, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Michael Stuhlbarg, Tamara Tunie, Kathleen Turner, Ben Vereen and Merritt Wever. Gregory Mosher directs. The play will benefit the New York Says Thank You Foundation, which sends New York-based volunteers each Sept. 11 to help rebuild communities affected by disaster. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Place, at Washington Square South, Greenwich Village, (212) 352-3101, skirballcenter.nyu.edu.
‘MORE OR LESS I AM’ (through Sept. 11) A musical theater adaptation of Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself,” performed by an ensemble including David Patrick Kelly, directed by Karin Coonrod and presented by Compagnia de’ Colombari. With music by Colin and Eric Jacobsen of Brooklyn Rider, and Kyle Sanna. Pier 46 in Hudson River Park, at Charles Street, Lower Manhattan, Sept. 8; Calhoun School, 433 West End Avenue, Sept. 9; Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn Heights, Sept. 10; Park Avenue Christian Church, 1010 Park Avenue, Sept. 10; and Old Stone House in Brooklyn, 336 Third Street, Park Slope, Sept. 11; (877) 672-4954, colombari.org; free.
‘THE 9/11 PERFORMANCE PROJECT’ (through Sept. 11) A panel discussion follows the performance of three complementary short plays: “The Domestic Crusaders” by Wajahat Ali, “Another Life” by Karen Malpede, and “Demolition of the Eiffel Tower” by Jeton Neziraj. Gerald W. Lynch Theater, John J. College, 899 10th Avenue, Clinton, (212) 279-4200, ticketcentral.com.
‘9/11 DAY OF SERVICE AND REMEMBRANCE’ (Sept. 9 at 4 p.m.) Broadway singers will recreate the rendition of Kander and Ebb’s “New York, New York” that was performed in the wake of 9/11 in Duffy Square, between Broadway and Seventh Avenue and between 45th and 47th Streets, (212) 764-1122, broadwayleague.com; free.
‘IN THE NAME OF GOD’ (Sept. 11 at 3 pm.) A staged reading of Peter-Adrian Cohen’s play about faith in crisis, based on the “Frontline” documentary “Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero,” will be presented by Judson Memorial Church and directed by Thom Fogarty. The performance will conclude with a talkback session. 55 Washington Square South, East Village, (212) 477-0351, judson.org; free.
‘TEN YEARS LATER’ (Sept. 12 at 8 p.m.) Subtitled “Voices From the Post-9/11 Generation Speak,” this original play was developed by an ensemble of those too young to remember life before the Sept. 11 attacks. Cast members, most from New York, range in age from 10 to 23. A regional tour is planned for the production, directed by Ashley Marinaccio and Robert A. K. Gonyo of Co-Op Theater East. Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Playwrights Horizons, 416 West 42nd Street, Clinton, (212) 279-4200, ticketcentral.com.
‘POINT OF DEPARTURE’ (Sept. 16-25) Jonathan David Martin’s darkly humorous take on the airport experience post-9/11, originally conceived with Zoey Martinson, is the inaugural project of the Brooklyn-based Smoke & Mirrors Collaborative. Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue, at Ninth Street, East Village, (800) 838-3006, theaterforthenewcity.net.
‘PRAYERS FOR PEACE’ (continuing) The practice of daily prayers for peace at St Paul’s Chapel dates back to the relief ministry following 9/11. At 12:30 p.m., Broadway and Fulton Street, Lower Manhattan, (212) 602-0800, trinitywallstreet.org/911.
THE 91111 MOVING FORWARD PROJECT (through Sept. 30) Children 8 to 14 are asked to take and upload photographs that show New York as a city of diversity and forward movement, even during tragedy. Accepted works will be displayed online and at locations throughout the city, including the Church Street School for Music and Art, 74 Warren Street, Lower Manhattan, (212) 946-1201, notestrokes.com.Continue reading the main story
NYC 9/11 MEMORIAL FIELD (through Sept. 12) Battery Park will have 3,000 “flags of honor,” each measuring 3 by 5 feet and displaying the names of those killed on Sept. 11, as a public place for visitors to gather in remembrance during the anniversary. nyc911memorialfield.org; free.
‘RETHINKING THE EVENT: THE ETHICS OF 9/11’ (Sept. 9 from 4 to 8 p.m.) A symposium of thinkers with expertise in philosophy, sociology, law, literary and theory, sponsored by Pace University’s Center for Ethical Thinking. From 4 to 8 p.m., Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, 3 Spruce Street, Lower Manhattan, (866) 811-4111, pace.edu/culture.
'TEN YEARS LATER: A TRIBUTE 9/11’ (Sept. 9-11) In a tribute by the Bryant Park Corporation to the victims of the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center — the second since the first anniversary of the attack in 2002 — empty chairs representing each of the victims will be placed on the lawn facing south, toward Lower Manhattan; visitors can observe, but not sit in, the chairs. As part of the tribute, each day from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. a group of typists will record visitors’ thoughts about Sept. 11 to be included in a traveling exhibition by the artist Sheryl Oring. The park is open 7 a.m. to midnight (Sundays till 11 p.m.), Avenue of the Americas, at 40th Street, (212) 768-4242, bryantpark.org; free.
NEW YORK CITY POLICE MUSEUM: '9/11: A UNIFORM RESPONSE' (Sept. 9 through Jan. 16) Photographs of the Sept. 11 attacks and response, from the archives of The Associated Press, will be on display at the New YORK CITY POLICE MUSEUM. Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays noon to 5 p.m., 100 Old Slip between Water and South Streets, Lower Manhattan, (212) 480-3100, nycpm.org.
FLIGHT 93 NATIONAL MEMORIAL DEDICATION AND COMMEMORATION (Sept. 10 and 11) This memorial, still under construction in Shanksville, Pa., pays tribute to the 40 passengers and crew members aboard United Flight 93 who lost their lives there after several passengers attempted to regain control of the hijacked aircraft, thought to be headed toward the United States Capitol in Washington. Of the four airliners hijacked that day, Flight 93 was the only one that did not reach its target. The memorial was designed by Paul Murdoch Architects in Los Angeles in collaboration with Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects of Charlottesville, Va., and New York. (814) 893-6322. Check Web site for details: nps.gov/flni/index.htm; free.
‘HAND IN HAND — REMEMBERING 9/11’ (Sept. 10 starting at 8:46 a.m.) In commemoration of the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, Manhattan Community Board 1 is asking people to create a human chain by grasping hands along the waterfront from the tip of Lower Manhattan heading north. Messages may also be left on the Wall of Remembrance in Battery Park, portions of which will be displayed at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. Participants must register online at handinhand911.org; free.
'BROOKE JACKMAN FOUNDATION 2001 READ-A-THON: A CELEBRATION OF LITERACY AND HOPE' (Sept. 10 from noon to 2 p.m.) Reading was Brooke Jackman’s passion. At 23, she was planning to leave her job in finance to get a graduate degree in social work and help underprivileged children. After she was killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, her family established a foundation to support her goals. This annual event gathers a variety of participants — the WNYC radio hosts Isaiah Sheffer and John Schaefer, city officials, children’s authors and some first responders to the attacks — to read from children’s books. The celebration will also include performances by local bands and young poets from Urban Word NYC. Winter Garden, World Financial Center, West Street, south of Vesey Street, Lower Manhattan, (212) 945-0505, artsworldfinancialcenter.com; free.
9/11 MEMORIAL EXHIBITION (Sept. 11) A video exhibit, featuring the work of the photographer Vinnie Amesse and filmed in Staten Island, will focus on the decade since the attacks. Historic Richmond Town, 441 Clarke Avenue, Staten Island, (718) 351-1611, historicrichmondtown.org.
‘DOING GOOD IN A POST 9/11 WORLD’ (Sept. 11 at 2 p.m.) Julie Salamon talks about her book “Rambam’s Ladder: A Meditation on Generosity and Why It Is Necessary to Give” (Workman Publishing), an exploration, written in the wake of 9/11, of what motivates people to do good, framed in terms suggested by the 12th-century philosopher Rabbi Moses ben Maimon, also known as Maimonides or Rambam. This program is the first in a new series about philanthropy, sponsored by the Brooklyn Community Foundation. The discussion will be followed by a poetry reading on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade by Dave Johnson of his own works and Galway Kinnell’s “When the Towers Fell.” Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn Heights, (347) 750-2310, is.gd/kmyefa; free.
REMEMBRANCE OF 9/11 (Sept. 11 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.) A tribute to the 343 New York City firefighters who lost their lives on Sept. 11, hosted by the Alice Austen House Museum and the Fire Department Retirees of Staten Island. The ceremony will be held on the museum’s front lawn, overlooking the Manhattan skyline. 2 Hylan Boulevard, Rosebank, Staten Island, (718) 816-4506, aliceausten.org; free.
‘TRIBUTE IN LIGHT’ (Sept. 11) The Municipal Art Society will present its annual memorial honoring the victims of 9/11: two beams of light echoing the shape and orientation of the twin towers, reaching 4 miles into the sky and visible from as far away as 60 miles. The installation will illuminate Lower Manhattan from dusk on Sept. 11 to dawn on Sept. 12. For a list of the best viewing locations, call (212) 935-2075 or check the Web site: mas.org/tribute.
‘WIND ELEGY AT WAVE HILL: REFLECTIONS ON THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF 9/11’ (Sept. 11 from noon to 4 p.m.) Visitors are invited to inscribe or illustrate strips of natural-fiber paper with personal reflections in observance of the anniversary. The strips will be affixed to the pergola to flutter in the breeze for a week before being composted into the garden. Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Riverdale, the Bronx, (718) 549-3200, wavehill.org; free.
The “9/11 in the Arts: An Anniversary Guide” in the Listings pages on Friday contained several errors.
The discussion "Ten Years Later: Women Heroes on 9/11 and Beyond," set for Sept. 7, is at 92YTriBeCa, not the 92nd Street Y on the Upper East Side.
A dance entry for “In Performance: Commemorating the 10th Anniversary of Sept. 11,” a Joyce Theater project set for Sept. 10-11 in Battery Park City, misstated the given name of a dancer with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. He is Matthew Rushing, not Michael.
A picture caption for a rehearsal of “The Table of SILENCE PROJECT,” a dance performance scheduled for Sept. 11 at Josie Robertson Plaza at Lincoln Center, misstated the timing for the event and gave an incorrect contact number. As noted in the listing, the performance is scheduled from 8:20 to 8:46 a.m., not p.m. The correct number is (212) 719-3301.
And a television listing for “Children of 9/11,” at 10 p.m. on Monday, misidentified the network. It is on NBC, not CBS.
Source : http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/26/arts/911-in-the-arts-an-anniversary-guide.html