AitN: June 15, 2020

Former New York City Council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito ’91 is running for congressional representative in NY-15 in the Bronx. The primary election will be held on June 23.

Katori Hall

Katori Hall '03

Xanthe Elbrick

The TV drama P-Valley, based on Katori Hall ’03’s play about a Mississippi strip club, will debut on July 12 on the Starz channel. Its first episode will be streamed online on June 18 as part of SeriesFest; the premiere will be accompanied by a livestreaming Q&A panel with Hall and several cast members.

New York Times Opinion photographer Damon Winter ’97 shot images for the June 6 article “What Life Without Baseball Looks Like.” The piece examines how the cancellation of sports during the coronavirus outbreak has affected minor league baseball, focusing on the Binghamton, N.Y., team the Rumble Ponies.