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Five Thirty Eight

FiveThirtyEight Elections Podcast

The FiveThirtyEight team covers the 2016 presidential election, tracking the issues and “game-changers” every week. Through special reports, quick reaction and honest, credible data, the FiveThirtyEight team of Nate Silver, Jody Avirgan, Harry Enten, and Clare Malone report on the latest election news.

Date:
May 4, 2016 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

SOLD OUT.

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Chris Anderson

In Conversation with Guy Raz

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 sharing knowledge.

Date:
May 5, 2016 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

1 ticket: $18
1 ticket + 1 book: $30
2 tickets + 1 book: $45

Category:
Authors & Talks
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Born Survivors: A Holocaust Remembrance Day Celebration

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 children will be here to share how their mothers defied the Nazis in order to give them life.

Date:
May 8, 2016 • 5:00 pm
Admission:

1 ticket: $8
1 ticket + 1 book: $24

Category:
Authors & Talks
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Angela Duckworth

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 talent is hardly a guarantor of success.

Date:
May 10, 2016 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

1 ticket: $16
1 ticket + 1 book: $30
2 tickets + 1 book: $40

Category:
Authors & Talks
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Irene Pollin

In Conversation with George Solomon

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 basketball and NHL hockey to the Nation’s Capital, and ultimately, to Mr. Pollin’s passing in 2009.

Date:
May 12, 2016 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $12
2 FREE tickets with book purchase: $20

Category:
Authors & Talks
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Buzz Aldrin

In Conversation with Christina Korp

Half a century after walking on the moon, icon and astronaut Buzz Aldrin reflects on a lifetime of achievements and what he’s learned through it all in No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons from a Man Who Walked on the Moon.

Date:
May 16, 2016 • 7:30 pm
Admission:

SOLD OUT

Category:
Authors & Talks
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Moby

In Porcelain, Moby recounts his path from suburban poverty and alienation to a life of beauty, squalor and unlikely success.

Date:
May 18, 2016 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

1 ticket + 1 book: $30
2 tickets + 1 book: $45

Category:
Authors & Talks
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Siddhartha Mukherjee

In The Gene, Mukherjee enumerates the realms transformed by the understanding of the gene: race and identity, sexuality, gender identity, sexual preference, illness, temperament, even free will.

Date:
May 19, 2016 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

1 ticket: $18
1 ticket + 1 book: $35
2 tickets + 1 book: $45

Category:
Authors & Talks
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Reagan, FX’s The Americans, and the 1980s

With Jacob Weisberg and Joe Weisberg

Jacob Weisberg, chairman of The Slate Group and author of a new biography about Ronald Reagan, speaks with his brother Joe, a former CIA agent and the creator of FX’s hit series The Americans about how ’80s politics and culture shaped our current landscape.

Date:
May 23, 2016 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

1 ticket: $15
1 ticket + 1 book: $28
2 tickets + 1 book: $35

Category:
Authors & Talks
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Moira Weigel

In Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating, Weigel follows the concept of dating to its origin in the late 19th century and guides us back to the present for a lively history of how Americans – women, men, gay, straight, black, and white – have approached the public and private activities of love and sex.

Date:
May 26, 2016 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $12
2 FREE tickets with book purchase: $26

Category:
Authors & Talks
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