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December 2018

Civility in America: On Campus

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 @ 7:00PM

Princeton Professors Robert P. George and Cornel West discuss the importance of freedom of speech in the search for truth, both on campus and in wider society

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January 2019

Finding My Father’s Auschwitz Files

Sunday, January 27, 2019 @ 3PM

On International Holocaust Day of Remembrance, Dr. Allen Hershkowitz and special guests will read from his memoir about finding his father’s Auschwitz records.

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Poetry in America: One Art by Elizabeth Bishop

Thursday, January 31, 2019 @ 7:30PM

The live version of the PBS show will examine Elizabeth Bishop’s poem “One Art.” Host Elisa New welcomes guests, including singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter, who will sing as part of the show, and poet Gregory Orr, as they discuss and interpret the poem.

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February 2019

NYC ABA Conference

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 @ 9AM-4PM

ABA NYC brings together behavior analysts, educators, social workers, other professionals, and parents for a day-long conference on advanced material related to applied behavior analysis. Continuing education credits are offered for behavior analysts, social workers, teachers, teacher assistants, and school building leaders. QSAC is a New York City and Long Island based nonprofit that supports … Read more

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Inside Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 @ 7PM

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth, the most extensive public display of original Tolkien material for several generations with John T. McQuillen, Ph.D. of the Morgan Library and Holly Ordway, Ph.D.

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Author’s Night: Sr. Nancy Usselmann, FSP

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 @ 7PM

How should Christians engage the popular media culture? By becoming a mystic! Sr. Nancy Usselmann challenges Christians to delve into the theological tradition of the Church as the root and foundation for recognizing the beauty of God present in all that is human — including pop culture.

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Improv for Everyone

February 25 – April 1, 2019 @ 6:30PM

If you are new or want to tune your tools, our introduction to improv concentrates on connections and how to stay grounded. We’ll focus on character creation, object/environment work, and most importantly, working as an ensemble. We believe improvisation can be used in everyday life; whether you are performing on the stage, priming for an audition, or connecting with co-workers.

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Improv for Everyone II: Grounded

February 27 – April 3, 2019 @ 6:30PM

Go to the next level of improv with impressions and impersonations as well as expanding your physical abilities in this course taught by improv pros Paul Valenti and Adam Hamway

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March 2019

Author’s Night: Sohrab Ahmari

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 @ 7PM

Journalist Sohrab Ahmari tells of life as a teenager under the Iranian ayatollahs and deciding there was no God. Nearly 20 years later, he would be received into the Roman Catholic Church. The debut of a compelling new Catholic voice.

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Oz at 80

Thursday, March 21, 2019 @ 7PM

A big screen showing of the The Wizard of Oz followed by behind-the-screen stories of the making of the family classic with author, historian, and Judy Garland and Oz expert John Fricke.

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April 2019

Robert McKee’s Story Seminar & TV Day

April 11-14, 2019

During this three-day ‘rite of passage’ STORY seminar, Robert McKee teaches the substance, structure, style, and principles of story.

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May 2019

An Intimate Evening with Douglas Ridloff of American Sign Language Poetry

Tuesday May 7, 2019 @ 8PM

Join Douglas Ridloff and special guests from the critically acclaimed ASL SLAM for an evening of unique storytelling and poetry performed through American Sign Language (ASL).

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