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Archive for March 17th, 2017

David Hornik, Amy Errett and Hunter Walk

With Sue Kwon Top Silicon Valley venture capitalists David Hornik, Amy Errett and Hunter Walk reveal how their world works and discuss the impact of the current social and political climate.
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Bill T. Jones

With his artistry and creativity, Bill T. Jones has inspired a generation of dancers, choreographers and audiences. In 1982, he co-founded the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company with his partner Arnie Zane. As the company’s artistic director and choreographer, Jones has created more than 140 works, and in 2011, merged his company with New York’s historical Dance Theater Workshop to create New York Live Arts. The company’s 2015 piece Analogy/Dora: Tramontane is based on Jones’ mother-in-law’s recollections of life under the Nazi occupation of France. Join us for this special evening, as he discusses his life and career.
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Elizabeth Blackburn and Elissa Epel with Anahad O’Connor

Microbiologist and Nobel laureate Elizabeth Blackburn is best known for her pioneering study of the nature of telomeres, the protective caps at the ends of chromosomes, which are linked to a host of age-related illnesses, from cancer to heart disease. Join her and leading health psychologist Elissa Epel for a fascinating discussion about The Telomere Effect: A Revolutionary Approach to Living Younger, Healthier, Longer, their new book that explores the role of telomeres in the aging process, and what we can do to improve and lengthen our telomeres to keep us vital and disease-free.
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Michael Chabon with Peter Orner

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon, whose bestselling novels include Wonder Boys, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, The Yiddish Policemen’s Union, and Telegraph Avenue, has a remarkable ability to transport his readers. His latest is Moonglow, an autobiography wrapped in a novel disguised as a memoir, that unfolds as the deathbed confession of a grandfather to his grandson. He appears in conversation with Peter Orner, author of Esther Stories, Love and Shame and Love and the forthcoming Am I Alone Here?
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