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and Welcome toRiverside Theatre's Distinguished Lecturer Series

The longest-running lecture series in Vero Beach.

The Riverside Theatre Distinguished Lecturer Series is proud of the tradition it established 17 years ago for bringing the finest and most diversified guest lecturers to one of the preeminent theatre locations on the Treasure Coast. We invite you to join us this season as we celebrate our rich and notable past, and our exciting future.

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Eric J. Topol, M.D.

January 25, 2016

Learn how mobile technology and cheaper gene sequencing are opening the door to a whole new kind of medical care from this esteemed cardiologist and researcher.

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Ken Burns

February 8, 2016

One of the most recognizable and popular documentary filmmakers of our time, Ken Burns chronicles those aspects of U.S. history that make us uniquely American

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Bret Stephens

February 22, 2016

Mr. Stephens is a Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign affairs columnist who will share his perspective on politics and world events.

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Condoleezza Rice

March 14, 2016

This former Secretary of State will provide an assessment of global affairs, including attention on Russia.

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Riverside Theatre
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Riverside Theatre is the preeminent entertainment venue for Vero Beach and surrounding areas. Riverside Theatre Distinguished Lecturer Series has welcomed over 70 distinguished lecturers over the past 17 years and is a major fundraiser for Riverside Theatre.

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2016 Speakers
robert gates

Vero’s premiere lecturer series is proud of its distinguished and diversified list of speakers this year. We promise you will learn, you will think, you will be stimulated, and you will be entertained.

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As in past years, the expertise and notoriety of our guest lecturers can lead to sold out performances. We encourage you to subscribe now to ensure your choice of performance time and seat selection.

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