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Sexy Lecture Series

By Alexandra Glorioso

Eagle Street Farm
Photo Courtesy of http://habitatmap.org/

Thursday, August 4: A new sexy lecture series every Thursday at Galapagos Art Space.

Riveting speakers, fresh cocktails, and half-naked women. Does a lecture series get any sexier?

Get Smart trumpets the best thinking across an array of topics and frames them in an entire night out with beautiful trapeze artists and cabaret performers, and wonderful fruit or vegetable with tincture based cocktails, and an intelligent musical profile. Each evening will feature three dynamic 15-minute lectures, punctuated by performances from Galapagos’ Saturday-night-sensation, floating kabarette.

Each evening will feature three dynamic 15-minute lectures, punctuated by performances and cocktails befitting of the evening’s conversation.

Thursday night’s speakers:

Chris Bannon is Program Director at WNYC New York Public Radio. He’s spent over 20 years working in public broadcasting in a variety of roles, including membership and development, live event planning, marketing, live radio comedy-variety shows, news, digital media, local and national production management, and programming.

Ben Flanner is Co-founder of Eagle Street Rooftop Farm, a 6,000 square foot green roof organic vegetable farm located on a warehouse rooftop in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. As a model for the urban farming movement and the utilization of green roofs in a unique manner, Eagle Street Rooftop Farm operates a small community supported agriculture (CSA) program, facilitates an onsite farm market, and caters to area restaurants.

Harriette Cole is the former Editor in Chief of Ebony magazine. During her three and a half years at Ebony, Cole produced covers featuring Barack and Michelle Obama before he announced his run for the presidency, Michelle Obama in the thick of the campaign (Cole also wrote that cover story), Barack Obama days after he was elected, Michael Jackson for his final photo shoot and interview, and Prince. Cole now operates her own media company and provides media training and empowerment workshops for a variety of clients, businesses, and institutions.

doors: 6:30 p.m., start: 7:30 p.m., $20

 

Galapagos Art Space

16 Main Street (DUMBO)

718.222.8500

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