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Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 6:45 PM

Author Frederick Forsyth has been writing extraordinary real-world novels of intrigue, for more than 40 years. Hear him talk about the amazing experiences that have informed his life and his work.

Friday, October 23, 2015 at 6:45 PM

Hear Academy-award winning director, producer, and actor Kevin Costner talk about a new role: co-creator of The Explorer’s Guild, a new series of illustrated novels that are a throwback to the golden age of adventure stories.

Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 7:00 PM

If you’re a reader of The New Yorker, chances are you’ve probably clipped out at least one of Bob Mankoff’s cartoons. Meet the magazine’s cartoon editor—who’s also one of the staff artists—and learn why his work is so memorable.

Friday, November 20, 2015 at 8:00 AM

Savor a day with the Crawleys and their staff before every Anglophile’s favorite series begins its final season. The bywords are elegance and style in the Virginia Historical Society’s exhibit Dressing Downton: Changing Fashions for Changing Times, then examine the vanished era of the grand country estate in the Living Downton tour at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Take your place for a British-inspired lunch in a suitably grand setting, too.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 6:45 PM

He is perhaps best known as the celebrated anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News for 22 years. But that is only one entry in Tom Brokaw’s long list of accomplishments. Hear one of our most revered newsmen share the stories of his life covering the world’s news.

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