Join in as authors, thought-leaders, and personalities blend to create conversations about 21st century-living. There are forums, presentations, interviews, and documentaries that tackle issues both hyper-local and global with experts from a variety of fields.

Innovation + Leadership

Dani Shapiro

Monday, January 27, 2020

• The Historic Theater

Bestselling author Dani Shapiro reveals the family secret unveiled by a genealogy test, in conversation with Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, author of The Body Keeps the Score, a book on trauma’s effect on the body.

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Diving Deep: The Life and Times of Mike deGruy

Thursday, February 6, 2020

• The Historic Theater

After explorer and filmmaker Mike deGruy died, his wife and filmmaking partner made a film that celebrates his career and highlights the need for exploration.

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After Parkland

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

• The Loft

Filmed in the days after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in 2018 that killed 17 people and launched a nationwide student movement, this intimate chronicle follows the students and families whose lives were forever transformed—a moving portrait of grief and one community's crusade to turn tragedy into progress.

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CreativeMornings PKX

January 24 April 24, 2020

• The Loft

CreativeMornings Portsmouth is a local chapter of the global breakfast lecture series for the creative community.