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Kevin Garrett...

Kevin Garrett: The False Hope Tour

Known for poignant out-of-love songs that combine a reverence for classic soul with modern electronics and traditional instrumentation, the Brooklyn-based, Pittsburgh- born singer-songwriter released his debut EP Mellow Drama to wide praise. Garrett co-wrote and co-produced the critically acclaimed song “Pray You Catch Me” from Beyoncé’s sixth studio album, Lemonade.

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David Grossman

David Grossman

From the acclaimed author of To the End of the Land comes A Horse Walks into a Bar, a searing short novel about the life of a stand-up comic as revealed in the course of one evening’s performance—comedy that will lean inexorably toward tragedy.

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Kronos Quartet

Kronos Quartet

With over 850 commissioned works and arrangements to its credit, representing composers from five continents, Kronos is an unrivaled innovator in the Western classical tradition and an ever-curious explorer of other idioms ranging from jazz, blues, and indie rock to the folk, classical, and traditional music of many other cultures.

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Cocktails and...

Cocktails and Kweens

Take a tour of Republic Restoratives, DC’s newest women-owned distillery located in Ivy City. Feast on hamentaschen as Rabbi Suzy leads a discussion on the story of Purim as a metaphor for women’s empowerment in traditionally male dominated fields.

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Tell Me Somet...

Tell Me Something I Don’t Know Podcast – Live

Tell Me Something I Don’t Know is a live game show and podcast hosted by Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books and host of Freakonomics Radio. It has the same kind of factual, inquisitive journalism that has been a hallmark of Dubner’s work, but it’s disguised in the most entertaining, unexpected, and occasionally ridiculous conversation you’re likely to hear.

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How To Be A J...

How To Be A Jewish Feminist

In connection with Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche’s upcoming talk, Rabbi Suzy offers a two-week class on how to be both a feminist and a proud Jew. Explore texts that depict women in problematic ways alongside concepts that empowered our matriarchs in revolutionary ways. Discuss how the modern women’s movement has radically changed—and continues to change—the American Jewish community.

Tell Me Somet...

Tell Me Something I Don’t Know Podcast – Live

Tell Me Something I Don’t Know is a live game show and podcast hosted by Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books and host of Freakonomics Radio. It has the same kind of factual, inquisitive journalism that has been a hallmark of Dubner’s work, but it’s disguised in the most entertaining, unexpected, and occasionally ridiculous conversation you’re likely to hear.

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Valerie June

Valerie June

Named one of America’s “most intriguing, fully formed new talents,” by the New York Times, the Tennessee-bred, Brooklyn-based songwriter returns to Sixth & I with songs from her forthcoming album, The Order of Time.

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Devendra Banh...

Devendra Banhart and The Grogs

Devendra Banhart’s ninth new album, Ape in Pink Marble was written, produced, arranged, and recorded in Los Angeles by the singer/songwriter/guitarist with his longtime collaborators Noah Georgeson and Josiah Steinbrick, both of More +
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Brad Mehldau

Brad Mehldau

In this solo program, the piano master explores his relationship to Bach from several angles, juxtaposing his own new composition, Three Pieces After Bach, with several canonical pieces from Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier and a selection of earlier Mehldau jazz compositions.

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Chimamanda Ng...

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

From the best-selling author of Americanah comes Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions, a framework for feminism today written as a letter to her childhood friend.

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Chris Hayes

Chris Hayes

In A Colony in A Nation, the Emmy Award-winning host of “All In” on MSNBC upends our national conversation on policing and democracy with a wide-ranging analysis of historical, social, and political factors, from wealth and unemployment to incarceration and school segregation.

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Man’s Attempt...

Man’s Attempt at Thoughtfulness

Combining spirituality, psychology, modern masculinity, and good scotch, Rabbi Scott brings a group of men together to attempt some thoughtfulness about life’s more important questions.

You’re Funny ...

You’re Funny But You Don’t Look Jewish

Italian, African American, Indian, and Vietnamese American Jewish stand-up comedians share the stage and their own experiences about being ‘undercover’ members of the tribe.

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Avital Meets ...

Avital Meets Avital

A coincidentally shared surname only scratches the surface of the deep affinity between these two accomplished musicians. Both born in Israel, the two artists represent different (though highly complementary) musical paths.

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