Thomas Frank is a liberal by conviction but an equal-opportunity critic of America’s foundering political system. In a discussion of his new book Rendezvous With Oblivion: Reports From a Sinking Society, a selection of Frank’s essays from 2011 to 2018, he looks at a country divided and in disrepair, undone by folly and exploitation.
Doors open: 8 pm • Program: 8:45 pm
Nick (Michael Cera) is brooding over a recent breakup with Tris (Alexis Dziena). All the mix CDs he made for her were ignored or trashed; yet unbeknownst to Nick, Tris’ acquaintance Norah (Kat Dennings), is very much a fan of his music tastes. Nick and Norah cross paths at a concert, and eventually head into the East Village for a night of music and mischief as they search for an underground performance by Where’s Fluffy?, an elusive band.
From four different prisons over 27 years of confinement, Nelson Mandela penned a multitude of letters to prison authorities, government officials, compatriots and, most memorably, his wife Winnie and his five children.