Michael Stipe Appearing at Times Talks Event, “Every Day Is Yours To Win” on YouTube

Michael Stipe at The TimesCenter (05/04/11)
Michael Stipe

Though he won’t be touring behind his band’s new album, director, producer and longtime R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe will be appearing on May 4 the TimesCenter to discuss the “Collapse Into Now” film project (Buy Tickets). The latest video in the series, “Every Day Is Yours To Win” is available now for viewing on YouTube and remhq.

The Collapse Into Now Film Project is a selection of films accompanying each song on R.E.M.’s current album Collapse Into Now and directed by notable artists and filmmakers and personally curated by singer Michael Stipe. The list of directors includes Oscar-nominated actor James Franco, filmmaker, photographer, and conceptual artist Sam Taylor-Wood, and Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles.

View the rest of the upcoming spring Times Talks events and the embedded video for “Every Day Is Yours To Win” after the jump.

2011 TimesTalks Events
04/27 Emmylou Harris w/ Dana Jennings
05/04 Betty White w/ Frank Bruni
05/04 Michael Stipe w/ Hugo Lindgren
05/23 David Brooks w/ Andrew Rosenthal (Washington, DC)
05/25 James McAvoy w/ Dave Itzkoff

NYTimes Film Club
05/04 Something Borrowed Advance Screening (Buy Tickets)