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    Lunch & Learn

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    Thu., Oct. 17, 12 p.m.

    Bor Yang, the first woman executive director of the Vermont Human Rights Commission, talks about inequity in the Green Mountain State. at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington (map). $6-10.

    Adam Boyce

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    Thu., Oct. 17, 12-1 p.m.

    History buffs listen in on "What Say You, Elder?," a lecture looking at the life and work of 19th-century Vermont minister Daniel "Elder" Field. at Vermont History Museum in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free.

    Cassandra Hartblay

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    Thu., Oct. 17, 12:15 p.m.

    The sociocultural medical anthropologist applies her expertise when reflecting on the process of coproducing the play I Was Never Alone in locations worldwide. at Dana Auditorium, Sunderland Language Center, Middlebury College in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). Free.

    Ross Douthat

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    Thu., Oct. 17, 4:30-6 p.m.

    Former governor Jim Douglas moderates "Conservatism After Trump: Reaganism Restored or Populism Forever?," a Q&A with the New York Times columnist. at Dana Auditorium, Sunderland Language Center, Middlebury College in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). Free.

    Joseph Citro

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    Thu., Oct. 17, 7 p.m.

    In conjunction with the exhibition "Conjuring the Dead: Spirit Art in the Age of Radical Reform," the folklorist explores “Spirited Vermont — Green Mountain Mediums, Mystics and Miracle Workers." at Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). Regular admission, $3-12; preregister; limited space.

    Rich Lyons

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    Thu., Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m.

    A Co.Starters Speaker Series talk with the Passumpsic Bank chief financial officer covers sales projections and cash flow. at Do North Coworking in Lyndonville. Northeast Kingdom (map). Free.

    Education & Enrichment for Everyone

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    Fri., Oct. 18, 2-3 p.m.

    Cuban American Friendship Society president Armando Vilaseca delivers "Cuba: A New Cold War?" at Faith United Methodist Church in South Burlington. Chittenden County (map). $5; $45 for the series.

    Carla Bley

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    Sat., Oct. 19, 6:30 p.m.

    Members of the Carla Bley Trio discuss the pianist's music and legacy. at Hood Museum, Dartmouth College in Hanover. Outside Vermont (map). Free.

    Bob Hoar

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    Sun., Oct. 20, 2 p.m.

    The historian and Bennington Battlefield State Historic Park docent speaks about the storehouses that were the target of British forces at the Battle of Bennington — which actually took place near Hoosick, N.Y. at Ethan Allen Homestead Museum in Burlington (map). Free.

    State of the World Community Discussions

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    Mondays, 10 a.m.

    Activist Sandy Baird leads an open forum reflecting on and analyzing current events in a nonjudgmental setting. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington (map). Free.

    Steve Swayne & Richard Beaudoin

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    Tue., Oct. 22, 6:30 p.m.

    Two music professors discuss the history of The Magic Flute ahead of Isango Ensemble's Tuesday and Wednesday performances of Mozart's best-loved opera. at Hood Museum, Dartmouth College in Hanover. Outside Vermont (map). Free.

    Current Events Discussion Group

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    Tue., Oct. 22, 10-11:30 a.m. and Tue., Oct. 29, 10-11:30 a.m.

    Sandy Baird moderates a forum for the lively and courteous expression of views on the issues of the day. at Brownell Library in Essex Junction. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Science Student Internship Presentations

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    Wed., Oct. 23, 4 p.m.

    Fishing, moose collaring and shoreline restoration are among the subjects discussed during this installment of the Current Topics in Science Speaker Series. Room 207. at Bentley Hall, Northern Vermont University-Johnson in Johnson. Stowe/Smuggs (map). Free.

    William Edelglass

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    Wed., Oct. 23, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

    How did 17th-century distinctions between groups of people develop into one of the most historically significant ideas of the modern world? The Marlboro College professor addresses this question in "A History of the Concept of Race." at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Barre. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free.

    Michael Wisniewski

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    Wed., Oct. 23, 7-8 p.m.

    Addressing listeners as part of the Yestermorrow Speaker Series, the Duncan Wisniewski Architecture cofounder builds understanding of "Energy-Efficient Affordable Housing." at Yestermorrow Design/Build School in Waitsfield. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map). Free.
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