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    Catharine Wright

    Catharine Wright

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    Wed., March 6, 7-8:30 p.m.

    The Middlebury College assistant professor points out literary characters who resist dominant power structures in "Outlaw Women." at Rutland Free Library in Rutland. Rutland/Killington (map). Free.

    Christina Bieber Lake

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    Tue., March 5, 4:30 p.m.

    "Frankenstein and Contemporary Issues Regarding Transhumanism" touches on the topic of synthetic biology. at Dion Family Student Center, Saint Michael's College in Colchester. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    David Herzberg

    David Herzberg

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    Wed., March 6, 7-8:30 p.m.

    "The Opioid Crisis: A Historical Perspective" draws lessons from America's past drug policy failures and successes. at Norwich Congregational Church in Norwich. Upper Valley (map). Free.

    Education & Enrichment for Everyone

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    Fri., March 1, 2-3 p.m.

    Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan delves into "Prison Reform." at Faith United Methodist Church in South Burlington. Chittenden County (map). $5.

    Great Decisions: 'The Middle East: Regional Disorder'

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    Wed., Feb. 27, 7-9 p.m.

    Is the United States headed toward war with Iran? Participants examine this and other questions during a discussion of world affairs. at Brownell Library in Essex Junction. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    'Hollywood Tales With Jonathan Goldsmith'

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    Sun., March 3, 7:30 p.m.

    The actor known for playing the Most Interesting Man in the World dishes out scandalous stories from his time in television. Funds raised benefit CSJ and the Congregational Church of Rupert. at Tuttle Hall Theater, College of St. Joseph in Rutland. Rutland/Killington (map). $25-50.

    Honors Program Faculty Panel Discussion

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    Wed., Feb. 27, 7 p.m.

    Four professors from fields such as biology, history, economics and music weigh in on the topic of "Music and the Human Experience: The Language of Our Global Culture." at McCarthy Arts Center, Saint Michael's College in Colchester. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    'Is Capitalism Worth Saving?'

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    Thu., Feb. 28, 4:30-6 p.m.

    Socialist economist Richard Wolff and free-market economist/political scientist Michael Munger advance contrasting views on a crucial question in American public life. at Dana Auditorium, Sunderland Language Center, Middlebury College in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). Free.

    Jane Williamson

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    Sun., Feb. 24, 2 p.m.

    Historian and Rokeby Museum director emerita Jane Williamson gives an illustrated talk about the research she did to understand the circumstances of fugitive slaves who lived at or passed through Rokeby. at Rokeby Museum in Ferrisburgh. Middlebury Area (map). $6-8.

    Jay Buckey

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    Tue., March 5, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

    Stargazers join the former astronaut for "Exploring Mars: The Next Steps." at Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich. Upper Valley (map). Free.

    Jess Rubin

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    Mon., Feb. 25, 5:30-7 p.m.

    In "Mushroom/Fungi Research and Watershed Restoration," the speaker reveals the role of cap-and-stem varieties in repairing the Earth. at Jericho Community Center in Jericho. Chittenden County (map). Donations.

    Kaitlin Prest

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    Mon., March 4, 6 p.m.

    An audio artist who explores power and love through podcasting, performance and installation, the speaker discusses consent in the context of sexuality and relationships. at Stearns Performance Space, Northern Vermont University-Johnson in Johnson. Stowe/Smuggs (map). Free.

    Mutsumi Matsubara Corson

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    Fri., March 1, 1:15 p.m.

    In "Hinamatsuri: Girl's Day," the senior lecturer provides cultural and historical background on a Japanese celebration of the health and happiness of young girls. at Fleming Museum of Art, University of Vermont in Burlington (map). Regular admission, $3-10; free for members, faculty, staff, students and kids 6 and under.

    Nancy Jay Crumbine

    Nancy Jay Crumbine

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    Wed., March 6, 7-8:30 p.m.

    Drawing on Henry David Thoreau's journals and letters, the Dartmouth College professor delivers "A Slight Sound at Evening: Why Thoreau’s Quiet Writing Endures Today." at Goodrich Memorial Library in Newport. Northeast Kingdom (map). Free.

    One World Library Project

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    Thu., Feb. 28, 7-8:30 p.m.

    Farhad and Amtul Khan retrace their steps from their pilgrimage to Mecca in "Hajj: A Spiritual Journey." at Lawrence Memorial Library in Bristol. Middlebury Area (map). Free.
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