Bob Boilen

In Conversation with Carrie Brownstein - 7:30 pm

From the host and creator of NPR's All Songs Considered and Tiny Desk Concerts comes , an oral history of modern music told in the voices of iconic and up-and-coming musicians.

Don DeLillo

In Conversation with Dana Spiotta - 7:00 pm

An ode to language and humanity, and a meditation on death and an embrace of life, Zero K contains DeLillo’s signature observations and sentences, his wry comedy, and his true...

Running Club

6:15 pm

Lace up your sneakers and hit the streets for a fun run around town, followed by a meal at a local eatery. Choose either a two-mile or four-mile route.

FiveThirtyEight Elections Podcast

7:00 pm

The FiveThirtyEight team covers the 2016 presidential election, tracking the issues and "game-changers" every week. Through special reports, quick reaction and honest, credible...

Chris Anderson

In Conversation with Guy Raz - 7:00 pm

In TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking, the curator of TED shares how carefully crafted short talks can be the key to unlocking empathy, stirring excitement, and...

Born Survivors: A Holocaust Remembranc...

5:00 pm

Three mothers and their newborn babies survive the Holocaust. Seventy years later, Author Wendy Holden captured the mothers' stories in Born Survivors. Holden and all three of the...

Distant Cousins

with Jonny Grave - 8:00 pm

The Los Angeles-based band brings their vibrant folk-pop sound to our Downstairs stage.

Angela Duckworth

7:00 pm

In Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, MacArthur “genius grant” recipient Angela Duckworth shares new insights from her decades of research on grit and explains why...

Trivia Night

6:15 pm

From sports to pop culture, geography to politics, we’ll test your knowledge of it all. Coming solo? Sit at the “Mix & Match” table to meet new people and share your brainpower.

Irene Pollin

In Conversation with George Solomon - 7:00 pm

In Irene and Abe: An Unexpected Life, Irene Pollin details her life’s journey with her husband, from the time they fell in love as teenagers through their experience bringing NBA...