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Salman Rushdie

In Conversation with Aminatta Forna

Set in New York City against the backdrop of modern American politics, The Golden House is a modern epic of love and terrorism, loss and reinvention.

Date:
Sep 25, 2017 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

1 ticket + 1 book: $40

Category:
Authors & Talks

Russia and the Trump Administration: A Radio Atlantic Conversation

Join The Atlantic’s Radio Atlantic podcast for a live taping and conversation on one of the biggest foreign policy challenges of our time: Russia. Nearly a year after Trump’s election, how have U.S. relations with Russia changed and how has Russia already affected our politics and policies?

Date:
Sep 26, 2017 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

$25

Category:
Authors & Talks

Langhorne Slim & The Lost at Last Band

with Twain

The songs on Langhorne Slim’s newly released album, Lost At Last Vol. 1, challenge the idea of social rigidity: the attitude that there’s a “correct” way for us to live and a side we should be on. He re-interprets the sound of the free-spirited yet vulnerable everyman heard on 2015’s The Spirit Moves and brings forth anew the call for us to abandon “the fold” and reconnect with ourselves and each other.

Date:
Sep 27, 2017 • 8:00 pm
Admission:

$22 in advance
$25 day of show

Category:
Music

Ásgeir

with TUSKS

The artist’s raw emotional honesty is threaded through exciting songs about dragons, gods and wilderness on his last album. With a new album as gently boundary-pushing and moving as Afterglow, Ásgeir creates music that is cathartic for his countless fans, as well as for himself.

Date:
Oct 2, 2017 • 8:00 pm
Admission:

$20 in advance
$22 day of show

Category:
Music

Dinner Unplugged: Sukkot Edition

Exhausted from an over-committed schedule and increasingly fast-paced, go-go-go lifestyle? Detox from nonstop technology with our recurring mid-week dinner – sans smartphones. Mark the first night of Sukkot with an More +

Date:
Oct 4, 2017 • 6:00 pm
Admission:

$14

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6th in the City: For 20s & 30s

Whitney Cummings

The Los-Angeles-based comedian, actor, writer and producer is the executive producer and co-creator of the Emmy-nominated CBS comedy 2 Broke Girls, which is currently in its sixth season. She also wrote, produced and starred in Whitney, which aired on NBC from 2011 to 2013. Cummings directed her first feature film The Female Brain, which will be released in 2017.

Date:
Oct 7, 2017 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

1 ticket + 1 book (include meet & greet): $45

Category:
Authors & Talks

Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh

In Conversation with Ari Shapiro

Known for his inventive savory and vegetarian dishes, as well as his London delis and fine-dining restaurant, NOPI, Ottolenghi is sharing his secrets for making the very best baked goods, desserts, and confections in Sweet, written with Helen Goh.

Date:
Oct 9, 2017 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $22
1 ticket + 1 book: $35
2 tickets + 1 book: $45

Category:
Authors & Talks

Throwing Shade Live

Called “the perfect combination of silly, intelligent, cynical and charming” by Entertainment Weekly and “well worth dialing up” by the New York Times, “Throwing Shade Live” is the boundary-pushing political comedy podcast and TV show hosted by Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi who bring their fresh takes on pop culture, women’s rights, and LGBT rights live to the stage for an evening of hilarity and vulgarity.

Date:
Oct 10, 2017 • 8:00 pm
Admission:

$25 in advance
$30 day of show

Category:
Comedy

Alt Nation Presents Atlas Genius

with Magic Giant and Half the Animal

Produced by Atlas Genius and Frederik Thaae, Inanimate Objects is the follow-up to the band’s 2013 full-length debut, When It Was Now.

Date:
Oct 16, 2017 • 8:00 pm
Admission:

$20 in advance
$23 day of show

Category:
Music

Esther Perel

In Conversation with Rabbi Shira Stutman

In The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity, the renowned sex therapist challenges assumptions, upends conventional wisdom, and offers a nuanced look at affairs from multiple viewpoints.

Date:
Oct 17, 2017 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $18
1 ticket + 1 book: $32
2 tickets + 1 book: $45

Category:
Authors & Talks
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