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Friday, September 5, 2014, 7:30 – 8:45pm

Rowan Jacobsen and Clare Barboza with Langdon Cook: The Apples You Never Knew About

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5.

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Arts & Culture

There are thousands of apple varieties in North America, but only a few are offered in grocery stores. James Beard Award-winner Jacobson has handpicked 123 of the best — documented by expert photographer Barboza — in this historical, scientific, recipe-filled account.

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Thursday, September 4, 2014, 7:30 – 8:45pm

Paul Roberts: Anchoring American Impulses

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5.

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Civics

In the era of instant gratification, journalist Roberts takes a hard look at the negative impacts of this way of life, from failed healthcare to economic catastrophe. The Impulse Society analyzes the rise of this selfish culture, and outlines steps to reverse this trend before it’s too late.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 7:30 – 8:45pm

Rick Perlstein: Belief in America, From Nixon to Reagan

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5.

Rick Perlstein
Civics

Historian Perlstein offers a portrait of 1970s American Politics in The Invisible Bridge. He’ll chronicle the fall of President Nixon, Ronald Reagan’s patriotic-based success, and the new breed of conservative created during this tumultuous era.

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Saturday, June 27, 2015, 7:30 – 9:30pm

Town Music: John Adams’ ‘Shaker Loops’ and New Work

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. Season subscriptions on sale now!

Timo Andres
Arts & Culture, Music, Town Music

Called a “bona fide contemporary classic,” John Adams’ 1978 “Shaker Loops” will be performed by some very special guests in this Town Music finale. The evening will also feature an original work, commissioned by Town Hall from Timo Andres.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 7:30 – 9:30pm

Town Music: Deviant Septet

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. Season subscriptions on sale now!

Deviant Septet
Arts & Culture, Music, Town Music

Deviant Septet is not your typical classical music ensemble. By bringing to life the vision of Stravinsky’s L’histoire du Soldat ensemble, their goal is to attract modern audiences to this little-known — and nearly nonexistent — combination of instruments.

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Monday, January 12, 2015, 7:30 – 9:30pm

Town Music: Third Coast Percussion

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. Season subscriptions on sale now!

Third Coast Percussion
Arts & Culture, Music, Town Music

Third Coast Percussion’s “hard-grooving” sounds take percussive instrumentation to new heights in dynamic, hands-on performances. Known for integration of new media, their lively performances highlight the skill of these four tech-savvy, talented musicians.

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 7:30 – 9:30pm

Town Music: NOW Ensemble

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. Season subscriptions on sale now!

NOW Ensemble
Arts & Culture, Music, Town Music

With influences ranging from electronica to hip hop and jazz, NOW Emsemble’s seven members are committed to innovative, engaging pieces and genre-crossing music. The group’s ecclectic performances make them a “we-can-play-anything chamber collective.”

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 7:30 – 9:30pm

Town Music: Piano Quartets: New and Old

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. Season subscriptions on sale now!

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Arts & Culture, Music, Town Music

In the kick off to this season’s Town Music series, Town Music Artistic Director Joshua Roman takes the stage with Lithuanian pianist Andrius Zlabys for an evening of piano quartets. They’ll be playing old favorites and possibly, some you’ve never heard before.

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 7:30 – 8:45pm

Randall Munroe: Answering ‘What If?’

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5. Double Feature!

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Science

Part webcomic, part scientific study, Munroe’s popular What If? column answers hypothetical questions by crunching numbers, analyzing scientific theories, and drawing mini comics. His new book revisits some old web favorites — and also includes never-before-seen comics.

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 7:30 – 8:45pm

Tavis Smiley: MLK’s Last Days and Lasting Legacy

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $5.

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Civics

Despite the vast influence of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., little is known about the final year of the civil rights leaders life. Smiley’s Death of a King chronicles this lost time, the rejection he faced from the African American middle class, assaults on his character, and examines his lasting legacy on society.

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