"Tippins displays her gallery of grotesques with the skill of a ringmaster showing off performing fleas, and her affection for her subjects rises from the pages like the scent of joss stick." -- Big Issue
12/23/22, 7:10am "The Taylor Show" with Taylor Sterling, Taylor Sterling has spent time at the Chelsea, and that makes her all the more curious about its origins and history. Tune in for a talk about the nineteenth-century vision behind the hotel. WTBQ and WGHT Radio, New Jersey
2/20/21, 12 noon "Pandemic Salon - On Hotels" Dannielle Tegeder hosts Rick Moody (author and Bonderman Professor of the Practice of Literary Arts at Brown University), Pablo León de la Barra (Curator at Large, Latin America at the Salomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation, New York and Chief Curator at MAC Museum of Contemporary Art of Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro), Sherill Tippins (author), Pablo Helguera (writer, artist, and The New School Professor), Chris Doyle (artist), and Chris Stewart (musician), for a celebration of the pleasures of hotel life around the world.
4/1/19, 6:30 p.m. "The Queer Creative Impulse: Artistic Expression and Gender Identity" Join us for a discussion on the intersection of LGBTQ identity and creativity. Hugh Ryan, curator of the exhibition On the (Queer) Waterfront, and author of the new book When Brooklyn Was Queer, is joined by historian and CUNY professor, Daniel Hurewitz, author of Bohemian Los Angeles whose work focuses on the development of gendered and sexual identities, and Sherill Tippins, author of the book February House about the salon/house described by the queer platform, them, as “the Queer Commune in WWII Brooklyn that became a cultural epicenter.” Moderated by the senior managing producer of the Slate Podcast Network, June Thomas, founder of Outward, Slate’s LGBTQ section. How artists helped to inspire queer activism is just one of the many topics that will be explored. Brooklyn Historical Society 128 Pierrepont St. Brooklyn, NY
12/16/15 7:00-9:00 p.m. Chelsea Hotel Celebrates Resident Composer Gerald Busby Join Adam Gopnik, Sherill Tippins, Jessica Robinson, Kathryn Reed Altman, Ann Northrop, Craig Lucas, Linda Troeller, William Ivey Long, and Young Artists at the Chelsea for a celebration of Hotel Chelsea resident composer Gerald Busby's 80th birthday celebration. Hotel Chelsea 222 W. 23rd Street New York, N.Y. 10011
10/19/13 5:30 p.m. Britten in Song: A Centennial Celebration With pianist Malcolm Martineau, pianist Michael Broffman, soprano Martha Guth, and baritone Michael Kelly. Jesse Blumberg, moderator. Brooklyn Historical Society 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY