• Alison Laichter

    Jewish Meditation

    Tuesdays, August 21, 2:00 p.m.


    Find your center and quiet your mind with meditation teacher Alison Laichter, founder of the Jewish Meditation Center in New York City. Drawing from the long history of contemplative practice within Judaism, Laichter infuses meditation techniques with Jewish language, intentions, texts, and understanding for an inclusive and illuminating session.

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  • Brian Henson

    The Evolution of Puppetry

    Tuesday, August 21, 8:00 p.m.

    $15 General; $10 Members and Full-Time Students

    Join us as Brian Henson (Chairman of The Jim Henson Company), an award-winning director, producer, and puppeteer, and son of Jim Henson, gives an inside view of the history, and future, of the unique Henson technique and style of puppetry that revolutionized the art form for television and film.

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    Gary Shteyngart—Lake Success

    Tuesday, September 11, 8:00 p.m.

    $28.00 + tax (includes one entry and one book); $34.00 + tax (includes two entries and one book)

    Book Soup at the Skirball! Listen as Gary Shteyngart discusses his latest novel, Lake Success—a poignant tale of familial longing and an unsentimental ode to what really makes America great.

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    On Becoming the Notorious RBG

    Sunday, October 21, 11:00 a.m.

    $20 General; $15 Members and Full-Time Students

    Join Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik, authors of Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, as they discuss documenting one of the most unlikely popular icons.

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