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6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Third Place Commons Game Night

April 24, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join the fun and play a variety of board and card games in the Stadler Room on the first Wednesday and in the Commons on the remaining Wednesdays of the month.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

RAVENNA - Book Club - Strangers in Their Own Land by by Arlie Russell Hochschild

April 24, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

When Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election, a bewildered nation turned to Strangers in Their Own Land to understand what Trump voters were thinking when they cast their ballots. Arlie Hochschild, one of the most influential sociologists of her generation, had spent the preceding five years immersed in the community around Lake Charles, Louisiana, a Tea Party stronghold. As Jedediah Purdy put it in the New Republic, "Hochschild is fascinated by how people make sense of their lives. . . . Her] attentive, detailed portraits . . .

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Janaka Stucky - Ascend Ascend

April 24, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

 

Written over the course of twenty days coming in and out of trance states while secluded in the tower of a 100-year-old church, ASCEND ASCEND is rooted in the Jewish mystical tradition of Hekhalot literature. While traditional Hekhalot prose trends dry, Stucky uses poetry to touch the ineffable. Equal parts Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself” and Funkadelic’s “Maggot Brain,” this long poem documents the ecstatic destruction of the self through its union with the divine.