Those looking for some stimulating conversation to start off their new year might want to head over to the MoMA in New York for the upcoming Writers and Writers: Narrative on the Page and in the Street discussion panel. “Participants include GZA, legendary lyricist and founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan; New York graffiti artist and historian Alan Ket; Adam Mansbach, New York Times bestselling author of the forthcoming graffiti novel Rage Is Back; and artist JosĂ© Parlá, whose works grace both city streets and gallery walls. The conversation is moderated by radio host and cultural critic Jay Smooth. Renowned DJ J. Period will play a special set during the cocktail reception to follow.” The event is scheduled for Tuesday, January 8th to start promptly at 8:00 pm (purchase your tickets here for $16, or $18 at the door).