United for Libraries President's Program featuring Author and High Wire Artist Philippe Petit

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Monday, June 30, 2014 -
8:30am to 9:30am

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Join United for Libraries President Rod Wagner for a talk, performance, and book signing by Philippe Petit, subject of the Academy Award-winning 2008 documentary Man on Wire, and author of "To Reach the Clouds" and "Why Knot?" Petit has been artist-in-residence of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine for more than 30 years, and has performed on the high wire more than 80 times around the world. He also lectures, practices magic, and street juggles. He has been a featured speaker at TED and other national venues.

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Friday, June 20, 2014 - 7:55am PDT
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