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Discussion/Spoken Word

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Ben Folds Book Talk

Tue, Oct 1, 2019

Ben Folds and Kennedy Center President Deborah Rutter will discuss Ben’s New York Times Bestseller, A Dream About Lightning Bugs: A Life of Music and Cheap Lessons, followed by a performance by Ben Folds. All ticket buyers will receive a copy of Folds’s memoir, and additional books will be available to purchase at the event, courtesy of Politics and Prose. Ben will be available following the performance for photos and autographs.

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Family Look-In: The Magic Flute

Sat, Nov 23, 2019

See how opera comes to life! In this introduction to opera designed for children and families, audience members will experience excerpts from The Magic Flute along with insight into behind-the-scene aspects. Ages 5+

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