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Sunday, September 14

Randall Munroe in conversation with Wil Wheaton

Aero Theatre

1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90403

4:30pm

Randall Munroe is the author of the popular webcomic xkcd and the science question-and-answer blog What If. After studying physics at Christopher Newport University, he got a job building robots at NASA Langley Research Center. In 2006, he left NASA to draw comics on the internet full-time, supporting himself through the sale of xkcd t-shirts, prints, posters, and books. He likes candlelight dinners and long walks on the beach. Very long walks. Lots of people say they like long walks on the beach, but then they get out on the beach and after just an hour or two, they say they’re getting tired. Millions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe’s iconic webcomic. His stick-figure drawings about science, technology, language, and love have a large and passionate following. In 2013, a main-belt asteroid (4942 Munroe) was named after him.

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September 14 — Randall Munroe in conversation with Wil Wheaton

Aero Theatre

1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90403

4:30pm

Randall Munroe is the author of the popular webcomic xkcd and the science question-and-answer blog What If. After studying physics at Christopher Newport University, he got a job building robots at NASA Langley Research Center. In 2006, he left NASA to draw comics on the internet full-time, supporting himself through the sale of xkcd t-shirts, prints, posters, and books. He likes candlelight dinners and long walks on the beach. Very long walks. Lots of people say they like long walks on the beach, but then they get out on the beach and after just an hour or two, they say they’re getting tired. Millions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe’s iconic webcomic. His stick-figure drawings about science, technology, language, and love have a large and passionate following. In 2013, a main-belt asteroid (4942 Munroe) was named after him.

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Saturday, September 20

Wednesday, September 24

An Evening with Gail Sheehy

Moss Theater (at New Roads School)

3131 Olympic Blvd, Santa Monica, 90404

6:30pm

Gail Sheehy is the author of sixteen books, including the classic New York Times bestseller Passages, named one of the ten most influential books of our times by the Library of Congress. A multiple award-winning literary journalist, she was one of the original contributors to New York magazine and has been a contributing editor to Vanity Fair since 1984. A popular lecturer, Sheehy was named AARP’s Ambassador of Caregiving in 2009. 

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Saturday, October 4

World’s First Vegan Oktoberfest

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12:00pm to 6:00pm

You’re invited to experience the World’s First Vegan Oktoberfest in Santa Monica, California on October 4, 2014 from 12pm – 6pm.  Nestled next to the Pacific Ocean in Santa Monica, CA, attendees will receive a traditional taste of Germany with a vegan twist, for a true Oktoberfest experience with a clear conscience.  Vegan Oktoberfest will recreate the feel of a genuine German beer hall featuring live Oompah bands, Bavarian maidens, and of course, delicious food from many of LA’s most acclaimed vegan restaurants, and refreshing vegan craft beer poured to perfection by dozens of great breweries.  Guests will be provided a beer stein with admission to be used for their beer(s) of choice all day with unlimited refills. 

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