Esbenshade Series: Dr. David Grusky

In conjunction with Marietta College’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, we present a lecture by Dr. David Grusky — who is the Barbara Kimball Browning Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University, Director of the Center on Poverty and Inequality, and coeditor of Stanford’s Studies in Social Inequality Book Series. An...
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Esbenshade Series: Wes Moore - The Work

How do we find a sense of purpose and completion in our lives? For some it is very intentional, for some, by accident. Purpose can be found within the private, public, government, military and nonprofit sectors. But universally, people living with a sense of purpose have one thing in common: they live their lives for others. Wes Moore...
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Esbenshade: Fireworks - American Tapestry

An amplified chamber band known as "the bridge between the contemporary classical ensemble and the mainstream popular audience," Fireworks has led the charge to bring a fresh perspective on chamber music. With a repertoire encompassing Frank Zappa's instrumental rock, dance music from around the world, classic cartoon music, stylized...
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Esbenshade Series: Arn Chorn Pond - Never Fall Down

Subject of an Emmy-nominated documentary, The Flute Player, and internationally-renowned human rights activist, community organizer, and musician Arn Chorn Pond inspires change through his incredible stories of surviving the Cambodian Khmer Rouge genocide.  Music saved Arn Chorn Pond’s life in a Khmer Rouge camp and now he is dedicated to...
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