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Icon of the event Meditation: The Key to Serenity and Optimal Health
Wed Apr 12, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Brentwood

Meditation is free, and is critical to maintaining sanity, wisdom, peace and optimal health. For thousands of years the ancient yogis have understood its benefits, but until the last few decades we didn't have the scientific ...

Icon of the event Dante's Infinite Monkeys - Technology Meets The 7 Deadly Sins
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Brentwood

A wide-ranging and deeply researched tour of the worst parts of our new digital utopia. Dante's Infinite Monkeys shows how technology and the Internet are re-shaping society in some perilous ways, and offers suggestions on h...

Icon of the event The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson: Separating Fact from Fiction
Wed May 10, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Brentwood

In July 1917, renowned Canadian landscape painter Tom Thomson mysteriously disappeared while canoeing in Ontario's Algonquin Park. Over the last century, speculators have offered increasingly wild theories of Thomson's fate....