Atheist chaplain Vanessa Zoltan and Episcopalian priest and Harvard professor Matt Potts embark on a journey, chapter by chapter, to glean wisdom and meaning from J.K. Rowling’s beloved novels. In this live event, dive deep into a chapter of Harry Potter, hear stories from the hosts’ lives, and mingle with other fans.
- Jan 16, 2023 • 12:00 am ET
Location: Wunder Garten
From sports and pop culture to geography and politics, we’ll test your knowledge inside Wunder Garten’s heated pavilion. Fire pits, hot drinks, and even hotter competition will keep you warm.
In Conversation with John P. Flannery
MSNBC anchor and attorney Ari Melber presents his analysis of Congress’s historic January 6 Report and the wider coup conspiracy to overthrow the 2020 election. Melber will expound on the foreword he wrote for the Harper Collins edition of the Jan. 6 Report, now a #1 New York Times bestseller, and talk with attorney John P. Flannery about the findings, the case for future indictments, and the pending special counsel probe into former President Donald Trump.
In Conversation with Kate Andersen Brower
In Bad Mormon, the “Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” star and Beauty Lab + Laser co-founder chronicles her struggle to find healing after heartbreak, her departure from the Mormon church, and her unexpected journey to success in business, television, and single motherhood.
with Mary-Mitchell Campbell, music director and piano
Renowned for her star turn as Elphaba in Wicked, both on Broadway and in the hit musical’s national touring company, the singer brings a taste of the “Great White Way” in this fun-filled Valentine’s show.
Florence Williams, in Conversation with Rabbi Nora Feinstein
For some real-talk around the time of Valentine’s Day, and in celebration of the paperback release of Heartbreak: A Personal and Scientific Journey, journalist Florence Williams will speak with Rabbi Nora Feinstein about her findings from the cutting-edge science of heartbreak as well as personal strategies to heal from a broken heart.
In Conversation with Charlotte Clymer
Exploring power dynamics, presenting new research, and unearthing the sexism at the center of birth control, Gabrielle Blair’s Ejaculate Responsibly offers a case for rectifying misplaced accountability on women’s bodies and a call for men to become active participants when it comes to preventing unwanted pregnancies.
with Judy Kang, violin, and Seth Parker Woods, cello
Joined by two fellow “classical and beyond” luminaries, Judy Kang and Seth Parker Woods, Chad Lawson performs an evening of original works and new arrangements of classical compositions.