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Charlotte's Growing Literary Scene: At The Southern Women's Show
Join us at the Southern Women's Show for a panel discussion of Charlotte's literary landscape. Jenni Gaisbauer, the Library Foundation's executive director, will moderate a conversation featuring four longtime friends of the Library: Kimmery Martin, author...
Charlotte Convention Center
Charlotte, NC

Fri 8/24/18 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Kedron Holyfield, author
Tommy has just found out that he is going to be a big brother! He and his family are very excited. There is only one problem: Tommy doesn’t know when his little brother or sister will arrive. One thing is for sure,’s going to be a long wait. Jo...
Dobson Town Square
Dobson, NC

Sun 8/26/18 at 3pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
An Evening with Kathy Izard, moderated by Sonja Gantt
Join us to celebrate the release of a new edition of Kathy Izard’s inspirational memoir about building a home for Charlotte’s homeless. The Hundred Story Home reminds us that not only can we help change the world, but in doing so we change ourselves. Th...
Morrison Regional Library
Charlotte, NC

Wed 8/29/18 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Mental Health Seminar in Hickory on September 6
You are cordially invited to “Our State of Mind: A Seminar on Mental Health Today” on Thursday, September 6, 7-8:30 p.m. at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library Meeting Room, for an evening of information and inspiration. A panel of those personally affected...
Patrick Beaver Memorial Library
Hickory, NC

Thu 9/6/18 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Archaeology, talk; Lectures
"Hoplites in Above-Ground Tombs: A Quasi-Archaeological Report on the Piedmont’s 'Bronze-Age' Confederate Monuments
Gary Freeze, Professor of History and American Cultural Studies, Catawba College, will talk about “Hoplites in Above-Ground Tombs: A Quasi-Archaeological Report on the Piedmont’s 'Bronze-Age' Confederate Monuments” Presented by Central Carolinas Socie...
Sloan Music Center – Tyler Tallman Hall
Davidson, NC

Tue 9/11/18 at 7:30pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Preyer Lecture - The Two Souths of ’68: Remembering Revolution in these Hard Times
The History Department is pleased to welcome Dr. Robin Kelley, Distinguished Professor and Gary B. Nash Endowed Chair in U.S. History at the University of California, Los Angeles, to campus for the 2018 Preyer Lecture. Dr. Kelley’s lecture will explore how...
Queens University of Charlotte – Ketner Auditorium
Charlotte, NC

Sat 9/15/18 at 6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Personally Speaking: The Gifted Generation: When Government Was Good
UNC Charlotte historian David Goldfield, twice nominated for Pulitzer Prizes for history, talks about his latest work and about three post-WWII Presidents who led the nation to great economic, social, and environmental progress and led the public to beli...
UNC Charlotte Center City
Charlotte, NC

Tue 9/25/18 at 6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Future of Cryptocurrency: Overcoming the Limitations
Join us for an informative lunch & learn to hear Ben Wilson, lead developer of Lynx, discuss the current & future uses of cryptocurrency. Designed for crypto newbies & nerds, Wilson’s talk will review blockchain basics, use case scenarios, and the environm...
Advent Coworking
Charlotte, NC

Tue 9/25/18 at 12pm-1:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Amberly Lago Book Signing
Get inspired by author and motivational speaker, Amberly Lago, as seen on the Megyn Kelly Show on NBC, who will be in Charlotte, NC on Friday, September 28 for an exclusive book signing event! Don't miss this opportunity to get your signed copy and learn...
Barnes & Noble - The Arboretum
Charlotte, NC

Fri 9/28/18 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Conference
Nuclear Decommissioning And Used Fuel Strategy Summit
The Nuclear Decommissioning and Used Fuel Strategy Summit (1-2 October, Charlotte, NC) is returning for its 5th year and it promises to be the biggest yet with 50+ speakers, 100+ utility delegates, an unrivalled exhibition floor with the latest innovative ...
The Ritz-Carlton Charlotte
Charlotte, NC

Mon 10/1/18 at 8am-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Signing/Readings
A Conversation with J.D.Vance, author of Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
J.D. Vance, #1 New York Times best seller author, will chronicle his family’s story of social, regional and class decline, as well as his own upward mobility and personal struggles. His insights will inform the local conversation about advancing economic m...
Knight Theater
Charlotte, NC

Tue 10/23/18 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Personally Speaking : Combative Politics: The Media and Public Perceptions of Lawmaking
UNC Charlotte’s Mary Layton Atkinson, former Washington D.C. writer and campaign manager, offers reasons and remedies why we reject both of the “sausage-making” aspects of the legislative process and of legislative initiatives even when we support the g...
UNC Charlotte Center City
Charlotte, NC

Thu 11/1/18 at 6:30pm

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