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Life Out There: A Space Journey with the House Band of the Universe


Life Out There: A Space Journey with the House Band of the Universe

Astrobiologist David Grinspoon and Ka Chun Yu of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science team up with the House Band of the Universe for a digital voyage through the universe—set to funky jazz.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 7:00 P.M.
Colin Powell: On Life and Leadership

Gen. Colin Powell is one of America’s most respected and admired public figures. He shares his thoughts on reaching goals and realizing dreams during a life spent in service to his country.

Monday, August 4, 2014 - 7:00 P.M.
The Smithsonian Encore Chorale, After Hours
15-Session Course Plus Performance

Spend Wednesday evenings in song and in good company. The Encore Chorale, made up of singers 55 and older, begins a new series of 15 weekly rehearsals leading to a performance.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 6:45 P.M.
Ken Follett: Looking Back at the Tumultuous 20th Century

Storyteller extraordinaire Ken Follett discusses Edge of Eternity, the final installment of his epic Century Trilogy, which follows the saga of five intertwined who loved, hated, fought, and lived large against the backdrop of churning social, political, and economic turmoil.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 6:45 P.M.
Mozart in Vienna

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s personal and musical life was inextricably bound up in the city of Vienna. Musicologist Daniel Freeman traces the creative interplay of artist and place.

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 9:30 A.M.
Thomas Jefferson’s Eloquent Legacy: Letters from Monticello

Thomas Jefferson, an inveterate correspondent, left behind roughly 18,000 letters. J. Jefferson Looney, who served as editor (and sometimes, detective) on an edition of the documents of his final years, reveals the insights into Jefferson’s brilliant mind that these materials offer.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 6:45 P.M.
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