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Friday, September 18, 2015 at 6:30 PM

Chicago’s legendary comedy theater returns with satire that’s got all the bells and whistles, combining classic material and brand-new songs, sketches, and improv.

Friday, September 18, 2015 at 9:00 PM

Chicago’s legendary comedy theater returns with satire that’s got all the bells and whistles, combining classic material and brand-new songs, sketches, and improv.

Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 6:45 PM

After 22 years at the helm of America’s pastime, Bud Selig has plenty of great stories to tell about baseball’s boom years—and a few about the challenges he and the sport faced. He joins a panel of sports media pros including USA Today’s Christine Brennan, Washington Post's Barry Svrluga, and attorney/sportscaster Phil Hochberg for an evening sure to hit a home run with fans.

Friday, September 25, 2015 at 7:00 PM

Emmy Award-winning designer Lyn Paolo is the genius behind the hit series that generates as much buzz for Kerry Washington’s wardrobe as its twists-and-turns depiction of the DC political scene. She talks to the Washington Post’s Robin Givhan about designing Washington fashions that any Hill power broker would gladly plot to wear.

Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Gorgeous coloring books designed to melt away grown-up stress have struck gold (and blue and green and magenta) on the best-seller lists. Art therapist and coloring book author Lacy Mucklow explains why so many adults are returning to a once-favorite pastime.

Monday, September 28, 2015 at 6:45 PM

Professional fight director Robb Hunter demonstrates how stage and screen performers get the upper hand (or knife or sword or gun) in exciting and realistic clashes that don’t actually put them in danger. Front-row seats are optional. 

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.

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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