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December 2020

Friends Friday Film Reel Talk: “20th Century Women”

December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

20th Century Women (2016) Written & Directed by Mike Mills. Starring Annette Benning, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig. A single mother, raising a teen son in Santa Barbara during 1979, asks two unconventional women to help raise him as role models because she understands him less every day. read more...

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Date with an Author: “Deepfake” by Sarah Darer Littman

December 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Greenwich Library presents Date with an Author, featuring local Greenwich young adult author Sarah Darer Littman, who will talk about her new novel, Deepfake …what happens when anyone can make a video of you saying anything? read more...

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Food Explorers: Make Your Own Pretzel Bites

December 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Register to receive the attendee join link and password. Space is limited. Grades 2-8. Families only need to register once. read more...

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Date with an Author: Dana Thomas, Author of “Fashionopolis” Monday

December 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Greenwich Library is pleased to present Date with an Author featuring bestselling author and veteran journalist Dana Thomas. Thomas will discuss her 2019 book Fashionopolis: The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothes, which investigates the damage wrought by our massive clothing industry—and the grassroots, high-tech global movement fighting to reform it. read more...

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Peterson Concert: Young Beethoven, Trios Concert

December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In November 1792, Ludwig van Beethoven moved from his hometown Bonn, a center of the German Enlightenment, to Vienna, at that time the seat of the Holy Roman Empire. He took the town by storm, making his name as an astonishing piano virtuoso, and produced a series of compositions that trace the success and evolution of a musical genius making his way in an imperial capital. read more...

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Beethoven at 250: Apotheosis and Transcendence

December 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Perhaps no composer in the western canon is more of a “household name” than Ludwig van Beethoven. A child prodigy, famed at the time for his improvisation skills at the keyboard, Beethoven would grow up to become one of the leading European composers in many genres, including piano sonatas, string quartets, symphonies, and more. Despite the name recognition attached to his legacy, many mysteries continue to spark the curiosity of neophytes and devotees alike. How can a deaf man compose music? What makes his music so “special”? What sort of person was the real historical Beethoven? During this program, Dr. Gil Harel will discuss one of Beethoven’s most celebrated works: Symphony No. 9. Using a balance of biographical investigation, score analysis, and reasonable conjecture, he will attempt to illuminate what it is about Beethoven that has cemented his status as a quasi-deity in the western world. read more...

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Food Explorers: Make Your Own Cinnamon Sugar Knots

December 17 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join Food Explorers to make Cinnamon Sugar Knots with a Registered Dietitian! This yeast-free dough uses Greek yogurt to make a fluffy texture! You’ll need the following ingredients: butter, sugar, baking powder, brown sugar, Cinnamon, Vanilla Greek yogurt, flour, salt, and optional vanilla extract. read more...

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