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JCC Virtual Events - by Mario Morone
by Mario Morone
posted: Feb. 18, 2021

The Jewish Community Center is featuring several virtual events this winter in partnership with the national JCC Literary Consortium:
On Wednesday, February 24 at 8 p.m., Bill Gates discusses his latest book, How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need. He'll be in conversation with NBC News' Kristen Welker. Its price is $36, which includes the ticket plus a hardcover copy of the book.

JCC Virtual Events  - by Mario Morone
image courtesy of JCC


On Thursday, March 4 at 8 p.m., Walter Isaacson joins us to discuss his newest biography The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing and the Future of the Human Race, about one of the developers of gene editing tool CRISPR. She was awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. The event is $10 for a ticket only or $38 includes the ticket plus a copy of the book.

JCC Virtual Events  - by Mario Morone
image courtesy of JCC


Humorist Annabelle Gurwitch talks to with Dave Barry on Thursday, March 11 at 8 p.m., about her latest book You're Leaving When? Adventures in Downward Mobility. The event is $5 for ticket only or $35 for ticket plus a copy of the book.

JCC Virtual Events  - by Mario Morone
image courtesy of JCC


Historical fiction author Lisa Scottoline presents her latest novel, Eternal, set in WWII Italy, on Wednesday, March 24 at 8 p.m. ($5 ticket only, $36 ticket+book); and CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin on Wednesday, April 7 at 8 p.m. about her upcoming release Huddle: How Women Unlock Their Collective Power (FREE for ticket only or $35 for ticket+book). Tickets for the event will be announced.
JCC will host the following events: A screening and moderated discussion of the short film Purple, which is about Americans with opposing political views confronting their disagreements head-on. The Thursday, February 18 at 7 p.m. event option is almost full, but there's more room in the Tuesday, February 23 at 2 p.m. A $10 donation is suggested.

JCC Virtual Events  - by Mario Morone
image courtesy of JCC


Marian University political science professor Pierre Atlas is teaching a four session class on the U.S. Constitution (what it says, doesn't say and might say), on Monday, March 8, 15, 22 and 29 from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m., for $60 ($40 for JCC members).

JCC Virtual Events  - by Mario Morone
image courtesy of JCC


Former Indianapolis City County Councilor and Deputy Mayor Paula Means and community organizer/entrepreneur Nedra Feeley will lead a series of discussions on implicit bias, how interpersonal dynamics are connected with the systems of racism throughout society and how to be better allies to people of color. It runs Wednesday, March 10, 24 and 31 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., for $15 ($10 for JCC members). Space is limited, to allow for deeper interactions with all participants.

JCC Virtual Events  - by Mario Morone
image courtesy of JCC


More information and registration can be found at JCCindy.org/events.


mario@broadripplegazette.com
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