Rogers Memorial Library

When: 06/20/2019, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton will host “U.S.-China Relations: What the is going on?” with Tom Grunfeld, an East Asia specialist, on Thursday, June 20 at 5:30 PM. Grunfeld, a SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor, will focus on how the Trump administration has initiated a policy of confrontation and examine the changes in the relationship from a broad historical perspective. The library will also offer a discussion in the “Great Decisions 2019” series, produced by the Foreign Policy Association, on nuclear negotiations, on Monday, June 24 at 11:30 AM at Cooper Hall. Martin Levinson, Ph.D., will moderate the session. The library will offer an introductory yoga class for men with Vinyasa yoga instructor Vinny McGann on Tuesday, June 25 at 6:30 PM. The session will outline the basics of yoga, with a special focus on areas of particular challenge for the male physique. There is no charge. The library will host Laurence Maslon, the professor, producer, author, and host of 88.3 WPPB-FM’s radio series “Broadway to Main Street,” on Wednesday, June 26 at noon. Maslon will talk about how the songs of Broadway made their way from the theater district to living rooms all across the country. The first concert in the library’s summer series will be held on Thursday, June 27 at 6 PM. In celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s centennial, a quartet led by pianist and arranger Alexander Wu with soprano Rachel Elezi, Ben Kono on woodwinds, and Rex Benincasa on percussion, will present a selection of Bernstein’s songs and instrumental works. Reservations are recommended. For more information, visit