Hot Reads for Cold NightsJanuary 8, 2018 - March
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4th Annual Oscar Preview with Elliot WilhelmFebruary 26, 2018 -
Join Detroit Film Theatre director, DIA Film Curator and PBS host Elliot Wilhelm for his take on the 2018 Academy Award nominees.
Consumer Protection Seminars-Identity TheftFebruary 27, 2018 -
Glenn Clark will discuss the signs of identity theft, how to protect your personal information online and off, and what to do if you become an identity theft victim. Handouts are included. This Program has been brought to you by The Michigan Department of Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division.
Travel to Cuba: The Straight ScoopFebruary 28, 2018 -
Despite hurricanes, travel warnings, and the possibility of renewed restrictions, Cuba continues to grow in popularity as a hot travel ticket for Americans. Troy-based Cuba travel specialists Kathryn and Maryann Clark will debunk the myths, separate misconceptions from reality, and provide all the information you need to explore one of today’s most exciting travel destinations.
The Evolution of Democracy, Part 1February 6, 2018 -
Join Oakland University Professor Bruce Zellers for the first part of his series on the evolution of democracy in the United States. These lectures will cover the history of voting rights and democratic participation among the people of the US.
Tonight's lecture is, "White Men Win the Right to Vote in the 1820s and Andrew Jackson becomes their Hero"
Nessa Celtic FusionMarch 10, 2018 -
Nessa is a Celtic fusion group led by multi-instrumentalist/vocalist, Kelly McDermott, known for her dazzling flute technique and beautiful, soulful voice. She is joined by multi-instrumentalist Rob Crozier to re-imagine the ballads and dances of the U.K. and Europe, uniquely blending elements of classical, folk, jazz, funk and world music to create rich, complex musical hybrids. The band moves audiences with funky reels, “barn burner” jigs, and deep, soulful glimpses of old stories. Nessa has a mystical, dreamy side, an energetic aspect, and a touch of global fusion.
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