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and Welcome toRiverside Theatre's Distinguished Lecturer Series

The longest continuously-running lecture series in Vero Beach.

The Riverside Theatre Distinguished Lecturer Series is proud of the tradition it established 18 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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View the video of James Balog's lecture

JANUARY 23, 2017

This economist and best-selling author explains why the conventional wisdom about capitalism is precisely backwards, and how each of us can fight to share the fruits of free enterprise with poor and vulnerable people.

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FEBRUARY 20, 2017

Subject of the Emmy-award winning film Chasing Ice, this visionary photographer, scientist, and globe-trotting adventurer will share imagery and insights that reveal how humanity is re-shaping the natural world.

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FEBRUARY 6, 2017

The most famous political investigative reporter in America and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner will provide a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of government, politics and the role of leadership.

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MARCH 13, 2017

In this talk, Salman Rushdie discusses fundamental freedoms and the attack they face both from religious extremism and from political correctness.

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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 18 years and is a major fundraiser for Riverside Theatre.

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2017 Speakers
2017 Speakers

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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