Cocktails with Ian Fleming and James Bond: Favorite Sips of Stylish Spies
Cocktail experts Simon Ford and Philip Greene share tales of stylish adventure (both real-life and literary) as you sip some of the favorite drinks of debonair author Ian Fleming and his most famous character.
Monday, August 8, 2016 - 6:45 PM
Harry Potter and the Wizarding Gene: Scientific Fact and Fantasy Fiction
In a muddle understanding how Muggles can have wizards on their family tree? Using principles of genetics and genomics, Eric Spana of Duke University’s biology department casts a scientific eye on of the world of J.K. Rowling's beloved Harry Potter books to explain how their characters come by their magical abilities.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 6:45 PM
Frankenstein Revisited
Two hundred years ago, Mary Shelley brought the tale of Victor Frankenstein and his man-made creature to life, and it shows no sign of fading from our consciousness. Bernard Welt of George Washington University explores the tale’s enduring power and its ever-evolving significance.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 6:45 PM
The Second City: Free Speech! (While Supplies Last)
Though the campaign season has already provided plenty of laughs (mostly unintentional), it’s time to let the pros take over. The famed Chicago comedy group offers a topical new show that offers an irreverent look at America’s electoral insanity.
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 6:30 PM
The Second City: Free Speech! (While Supplies Last)
Though the campaign season has already provided plenty of laughs (mostly unintentional), it’s time to let the pros take over. The famed Chicago comedy group offers a topical new show that offers an irreverent look at America’s electoral insanity.
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 9:00 PM
The Enduring Magnificent Seven
The latest version of The Magnificent Seven, starring Chris Pratt and Denzel Washington, is set for a September release. It’s a remake of the 1960 film of the same name.  Find out why this timeless story has endured across the decades, various media, and languages and cultures.
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 10:00 AM