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Harry Potter and the Sacred Text

What if we read the books we love as if they were sacred texts? What would we learn and how might they change us? Harry Potter and the Sacred Text is a podcast the reads Harry Potter, the best-selling series of all time, as if it was a sacred text.

Date:
Nov 7, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

$28 in advance
$30 day of show

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Authors & Talks

Lindy West

From the New York Times columnist and bestselling author of Shrill comes The Witches Are Coming, an incisive cultural critique that explains how patriarchy, intolerance, and misogyny are still alive and well.

Date:
Nov 11, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $20
1 ticket + 1 book: $32
2 tickets + 1 book: $45

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Authors & Talks

Reginald Dwayne Betts

CreativeMornings/DC

A poet and essayist, Dwayne Betts speaks about the impact of mass incarceration on American society as part of the Creative Mornings/DC breakfast lecture series.

Date:
Nov 22, 2019 • 8:30 am
Admission:

SOLD OUT. Join the waitlist. 

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Authors & Talks

CANCELED: Rachael Ray

In Conversation with Carla Hall

In Rachael Ray 50: Memories and Meals from a Sweet and Savory Life, the self-taught cook shares 125 new recipes and the memories that made her laugh out loud or cry through 25 thoughtful, personal essays.

Date:
Dec 2, 2019 • 7:00 pm
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Authors & Talks

Debbie Harry

With Chris Stein and Rob Roth

This event features Blondie frontwoman Debbie Harry in conversation with Blondie co-founder and renowned photographer Chris Stein, and multidisciplinary artist and director Rob Roth, sharing stories, photos, and more.

Date:
Dec 4, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

SOLD OUT

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Authors & Talks

How to Stop a Civil War

With Jeffrey Goldberg, Caitlin Flanagan, Yoni Appelbaum, and Adam Serwer

With the ties that bind us fraying at alarming speed, join The Atlantic’s editors for a conversation about America coming apart—and prospects for rebuilding a more civil, functional, and unified society.

Date:
Dec 9, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

$18 in advance
$20 day of show

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Authors & Talks

Alison Roman

In Conversation with Jessica Sidman

In Nothing Fancy: Unfussy Food for Having People Over, the New York Times food columnist reinvents what it means to cook for company with low-stress and high-impact recipes designed to make your life easier.

Date:
Dec 10, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

SOLD OUT

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Authors & Talks

Breaking Bread

Stories by Celebrity Chefs and Industry Insiders

Prominent chefs, food writers, editors, and other industry insiders tell true, personal stories about food, wine, business, and butter.

Date:
Dec 17, 2019 • 7:30 pm
Admission:

$30 in advance
$35 day of show

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Authors & Talks

When Faith and Politics Collide

with Wajahat Ali, Peter Beinart, and Liz Bruenig

Journalists Peter Beinart, Wajahat Ali, and Liz Bruenig discuss how they bring their faith to bear in their work navigating and working to heal the frayed political and cultural terrains of today’s political landscape, in a conversation moderated by Rabbi Shira Stutman. 

Date:
Jan 15, 2020 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

$15

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Authors & Talks

FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

The 2020 Democratic primary field is taking shape. Nate Silver, Clare Malone, Micah Cohen, and Galen Druke discuss how one of the most crowded presidential primary contests in history could play out.

Date:
Jan 16, 2020 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

$45

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