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August 1, 2016

Eddie Huang

“Huang is determined to tease out the subtle and not-so-subtle ways in which Asian Americans give up parts of themselves in order to move forward.” —The New Yorker Restaurateur, chef, and writer Eddie Huang‘s memoir, Fresh Off the Boat, was a rowdy and hilarious take on race and assimilation in America. It also became the first program on a […]

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Owning Your Voice: Latino USA’s Maria Hinojosa in Conversation

From the Puerto Rican comic book hero La Borinqueña to George Takei’s take on exactly who is an American today, the NPR radio program “Latino USA,” delves into the perspectives that are often overlooked by traditional media. For the past 25 years, Maria Hinojosa has been the inquisitive mind and sage interlocutor behind these explorations. […]

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Drawing Blood: Molly Crabapple

“A punk Joan Didion, a young Patti Smith with paint on her hands, a twenty-first century Sylvia Plath.” —Booklist Art, sex, politics, and survival in our times: For Molly Crabapple, this has been her life’s work. And it’s taken her from New York City’s burlesque scene, to the torture trials in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the […]

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Ensemble Dal Niente

“A superb contemporary-music collective.” —New York Times Noted for its presentation of “bracing sonic adventures” (Chicago Tribune), Ensemble Dal Niente aims to drive musical discourse with adventurous projects that exhibit an ambitious range of aesthetic values tied to contemporary life and culture. The ensemble presents repertoire in various configurations with relentless attention to interpretation. Recent projects […]

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Sister Citizen: A Conversation with Melissa Harris-Perry

This program is sold out. Scripps Presents limits its advance reservations and ticket sales to its venues’ capacities. Seats may be available at sold-out programs. Please visit the Garrison Box Office beginning at 5:30 pm on Thursday, September 1 to add your name to the wait list. If available and applicable, tickets will be available to the […]

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May 5, 2016

Levitt on the Lawn: The Railsplitters

Adventurous, eclectic, and genre defying, The Railsplitters are reshaping Americana music for the 21st century. The Boulder, Colorado– based quintet’s unconventional bluegrass, with its amalgamation of exquisite instrumentation, trip-hop, and even electronica, has seduced audiences and critics alike, taking first place in the RockyGrass Best New Band Competition. They bring their lively tunes to Bowling Green for a […]

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The Art of the Tough: A Conversation with Barbara Boxer

California Senator Barbara Boxer has represented both Congress and the Senate for the past 33 years. As a ranking member of the Environment and Public Works, Ethics, and Senate Foreign Relations Committees, she has championed environmental protection and women’s issues on the global stage. In her memoir, The Art of the Tough, she takes us from her childhood […]

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Scripps Presents Summer 2016

The Art of the Tough: A Conversation with Barbara Boxer Saturday, June 11, 2016 @ 4 pm Garrison Theater 241 E. 10th Street Claremont, CA 91711 Levitt on the Lawn: The Railsplitters Thursday, June 16 @ 7 pm Bowling Green 1030 Columbia Ave. Claremont, CA 91711

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March 2, 2016

Conversations Spring 2016

The Katharine Miller Endowed Speakers Series: Danielle Dutton Tuesday, March 29, 7pm Hampton Room Bad Feminist: Roxane Gay Thursday, March 31, 7pm Garrison Theater Citizen: A Reading and Conversation with Claudia Rankine Thursday, April 21, 7:30pm Garrison Theater Levitt on the Lawn: Joan Shelley Tuesday, April 26, 7pm Bowling Green

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