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Watch “How Hamilton Became Hamilton”, Friday, Oct. 21 at 9 p.m. on PBS

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The story of one of the most acclaimed musicals in Broadway history and the story of the man the show is about are deftly intertwined in “Hamilton’s America” a  Great Performance documentary being broadcast tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 21, 9 p.m.on PBS. With this...

Hamilton Mania

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WHAT IS IT ABOUT THE ACCLAIMED BROADWAY PRODUCTION THAT HAS EVOKED SUCH PROFOUND INTERNATIONAL INTEREST?   Learn about ALEXANDER HAMILTON, and the Broadway musical based on his life, and times, and why the show and Hamilton’s story speak universally and timelessly to us all.  GET...

Early Bird Offer! Limited Time! Robert Watson Returns to ProfTalks to Talk About Hamilton: Man, Myth, Musical

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We’re excited to announce an EARLY BIRD OFFER for tickets for our next event, featuring historian, author and political commentator, Dr. Robert Watson, who will fascinate and entertain with the story of one of America’s most important founders, Alexander Hamilton, in his...

New Event: “Hamilton: Man, Myth, Musical” – A Talk by Dr. Robert Watson, November 19, 2016

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  On Saturday, November 19, ProfTalks Lectures is proud to present a talk by award-winning historian, Dr. Robert Watson, on “Hamilton: Man, Myth, Musical”. Join us as Dr. Watson reveals the fascinating story of one of America’s most important founders, Alexander...

Clinton vs. Trump: Who Will Win?

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In the feverish, unprecedented American election campaign, many think the U.S. is on the verge of electing Donald J. Trump as its President. On July 20, 2016, hear award-winning American professor, political commentator and author, Robert Watson predict the outcome in hi...

New Event! Making Sense of the Nonsense: The 2016 American Presidential Campaign

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We’re excited to tell you that our next event will take place on Wednesday, July 20th, 2016, on the eve of the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, when Robert Watson, professor, star lecturer at Florida Atlantic University’s Life Long Learning Society,...

Something Special for Those Interested in History and Food: A Recreation on August 5, 2015 in Toronto of an Upscale NYC 1944 Beer and Food Tasting

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In September, 1944, The Wine and Food Society, Inc. in New York held a “Tasting of Beers, Ales & Stouts” at the gilded Waldorf Astoria on Park Avenue, New York City.  As accompaniment to the beer, a variety of foods were offered: smoked fish, marinated herring, smoked hams...

Robert Watson, Lecturer at the recent ProfTalks Event, Wins the “IPPY” National Book Gold Medal Award for History

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It is with great pride that we announce that Robert Watson who spoke at the recent ProfTalks event in April, 2015 in Toronto, Canada, has won the “IPPY” National Book Award, Gold medal – book of the year in history for his book America’s First Crisis: The War of 1812.  Robert...

Small Is Good: Lloyd Alter talks sustainability at ProfTalks

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Small Is Good: Lloyd Alter talks sustainability at ProfTalks KAITLYN KOCHANY | YONGE STREET MEDIA | WEDNESDAY, MAY 06, 2015 LLOYD ALTER SAYS SMALL IS THE NEW BIG AT HIS 2015 PROFTALKS LECTURE. Photo: RICK RADELL When it comes to sustainability, Lloyd Alter doesn’t mince his...

This Architect Thinks We Need More “Dumb Houses”, Not Smart Homes

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Check out this article published today in BuzzBuzz Home News about Lloyd Alter’s lecture at last Saturday’s amazing ProfTalks Lectures held at the Bram and Bluma Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library. Forget fancy gadgets and smart homes – this architect thinks...