Tracey To Take Part In New York Times Event!

April 07, 2008 05:16 PM Eastern Daylight Time

Governor David A. Paterson, Tracey Ullman and Donatella Versace Added to The New York Times Sunday with The Magazine Event on May 4

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The New York Times announced today that New York Governor David A. Paterson, seven-time Emmy Award winner Tracey Ullman and acclaimed international designer Donatella Versace have joined the list of celebrated guests participating in the third annual Sunday with The Magazine, a daylong series of unique TimesTalks between editors and writers from The New York Times magazines and many of today’s most fascinating talents and thinkers. The event will take place on May 4 at TheTimesCenter, The Times’s performance venue in its new headquarters in Times Square. For more information or to purchase tickets, which are $27 for each TimesTalk, please visit

The magazines of The New York Times, including The Times Magazine, PLAY and T, cover important social, cultural, political, sports and style topics. A full schedule of Times Talks interviews can be found at

Newly scheduled events:

4 – 5:15 p.m.

The Way We Govern

Gov. David A. Paterson – sworn in as the 55th governor of New York just a few weeks ago – discusses the social and economic challenges facing the state, the Democratic Party and our country with Times Magazine contributing writer Matt Bai, author of “The Argument: Billionaires, Bloggers, and the Battle to Remake Democratic Politics.”

6 – 7:15 p.m.

The Way We Dress

Acclaimed international designer Donatella Versace, one of Italy’s most powerful women, discusses fashion, design and style with T Magazine editor Stefano Tonchi.

8 – 9:15 p.m.

What Makes Us Laugh

The multiple comedic personality that is seven-time Emmy Award winner Tracey Ullman, star of Showtime’s “Tracey Ullman’s State of the Union,” talks with Times Magazine’s “Questions for . . .” columnist, Deborah Solomon.

Delta Air Lines is Sunday with The Magazine's presenting sponsor. American Chemistry Council is this year's lead sponsor and WNBC-TV is the media sponsor.

The New York Times Magazine ranked second in advertising pages for 2007, according to The Publishers Information Bureau (PIB). The Magazine is distributed in the Sunday New York Times. The Times reached 20.4 million unduplicated readers in the United States in February 2008 via the weekday and Sunday newspaper, and also via (sources: Nielsen Online @Plan Spring 2008; Nielsen Online NetView, US Home and Work, February 2008; and MRI Fall 2007).

About The New York Times Company

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