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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

Category:
Authors & Talks

Administrative Office Closed

Sixth & I’s office will be closed on Monday, January 20 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We will reopen at 9:00 am on Tuesday, January 21.

Date:
Jan 20, 2020 • 5:00 pm
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Isabel Allende

In Conversation with David Epstein

 From the New York Times bestselling author of The House of the Spirits, A Long Petal of the Sea is an epic novel spanning decades and crossing continents as it follows two young people fleeing the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War in search of a place to call home.

Date:
Jan 21, 2020 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

SOLD OUT

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Authors & Talks

Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

The best-selling authors of Half the Sky and A Path Appears address the crisis in working-class America while focusing on solutions to mend a half century of governmental failure in Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope.

Date:
Jan 22, 2020 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $22
1 ticket + 1 book: $40

Category:
Authors & Talks

Michael Barbaro: 2020 Through a Jewish Lens

In Conversation with Jodi Rudoren

Michael Barbaro, host of The New York Times’ pillar podcast “The Daily,” and Jodi Rudoren, editor-in-chief of The Forward will have a lively discussion of the 2020 political landscape. With primary voting about to start, and three Jewish candidates in the crowded Democratic field, they’ll talk about how the issues many Jews care about are playing out in the race and how they view the campaign as journalists — who are both Jewish.

Date:
Jan 23, 2020 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

$22

Category:
Authors & Talks

UCB Intro to Improv and Intermediate Improv

These concurrent two-hour workshops in long-form improv comedy are taught by instructors from the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre.

Date:
Jan 25, 2020 • 2:00 pm
Admission:

$75 workshop + show

Category:
Comedy

Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company

The acclaimed comedy troupe showcases some of the nation’s best improv.

Date:
Jan 25, 2020 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

$20 in advance
$25 day of show
$75 workshop + show

Category:
Comedy

Ezra Klein

In Conversation with Jamelle Bouie

In Why We’re Polarized, the editor-at-large and cofounder of Vox reveals the structural and psychological forces behind America’s descent into division and dysfunction and what that polarization has done to the way we see the world and one another.

Date:
Jan 27, 2020 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

SOLD OUT

Category:
Authors & Talks

Guest House

Film Screening

This feature documentary follows the stories of three women in a re-entry house as they attempt to acclimate to life after being released from incarceration and battling addiction. A Q&A with co-director Hannah Dweck and others connected to the film follows the screening.

Date:
Jan 30, 2020 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

$12

Category:
Authors & Talks
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