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September 15, 2009

September 24: The Non-Motivational Speaker Series Returns

The Non-Motivational Speaker Series returns on Thursday, September 24, at 7:30 p.m. in DUMBO, Brooklyn.

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It'll be Back to School Night at this month's Non-Motivational Speaker Series. Come here Sam Rubenstein, former SLAM magazine editor turned NYC public school teacher [interview here]; Hannah Friedman, author of prep school memoir Everything Sucks [interview here]; and Eliot Weiss, coach of perennial HS chess powerhouse (and subjects of bestseller Kings of New York) Edward R. Murrow High School [interview here] shake their heads at America's collective future. (UPDATE 9/20: Weiss will be joined by former Murrow chess team captain Ilya Kotlyanskiy).

This is a free event.


JLA Studios (Google Maps, Outside.In)
63 Pearl St (between Water St. and Front St.)
Brooklyn, NY 11201
[Next to the F train. Close to the A,C. Accessible by the 2,3].

Doors open at 7:00.
Event starts at 7:30.

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