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All are welcome to Brain/Food, where discussions of fiction, poetry and films and lectures will take place on Thursday evenings at 7 PM at the DeWire Center unless noted otherwise. Click on event titles to see full program details.

Brain/Food events are free, but we hope you will show your support by becoming a member or making a donation.

There will be a Potluck supper preceding the evening’s program beginning at 6 PM. Supper attendees are asked to bring a dish to share. Beverages will be provided.

For additional information, please call Betsy Beaugard, 570 525-3381.

Click on each event title for full program details.

Today

Brain/Food: The Road to Galena

Writer/director, Joe Hall will present his independent film, The Road to Galena, 2022. It is the story of one man’s pursuit of personal fulfillment as a small-town farmer over traditional success as the youngest managing partner at his law firm. Learn how Joe followed his dream of becoming a filmmaker and storyteller and learn about his upcoming thriller, Paranoid.

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Brain/Food: Page to Stage

PAGE to STAGE. How does a play get written and how do actors, director, and designers bring those words to life? Meet THE FOREVER QUESTION playwright Jim Christy, actors Sophia Barrett…

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Brain/Food: Rules of Civility

Discussion of Amor Towles’ first novel, Rules of Civility (2011). A 25-year-old ambitious woman, Katey Kontent, finds her way through New York City’s high society in 1938. She rises from…

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Brain/Food: Invitation to the Dance

Invitation to the Dance. James Sutton, choreographer and NYU Professor of the Arts offers a lecture/performance on "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Dance (and Ballet) but Were Afraid to Ask." Jim has much to discuss as dance is a universal expression, a vital physical embodiment of human spirit.

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Brain/Food: Moonstruck

The classic film, Moonstruck, 1987. Romantic comedy. Older Italian American widow (Cher) falls for her fiancé’s estranged and hot-tempered younger brother (Nicholas Cage). Cher won a Best Actress Oscar for…

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Brain/Food: The Falls

A reading and discussion of The Falls, (1969), a short story by George Saunders. Two men walk along the river and face the same moral dilemma after seeing two girls in a canoe.

Discussion led by Rick Freeman.

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Brain/Food: Climate Change and the Ocean

DeWire Center 891 Laporte Ave, Eagles Mere, PA

Aug. 1 - Climate Change and the Ocean, lecture by oceanographer, Jack Barth Jack Barth, an oceanographer at Oregon State University and summer visitor to Eagles Mere, will discuss what…

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