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Tue, Sep 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Immersive Listening - Radiohead's "OK Computer"

Whitney George at Nowadays
We'll listen to the album and explore Radiohead's message of the disillusionment with consumerism, political isolation, and specific music elements of the recording.


Wed, Sep 26 at 7:30 p.m.

Olio Seminar | Words Shape Worlds: The Discourse of Courtrooms

Maureen Matarese at Living Room
In this Olio seminar we will examine the language and discourse of courtroom interaction, looking at how that language shapes the jury’s decision.


Fri, Sep 28 at 7 p.m.

True Colors?: A Type of Bliss

Charles Riley at Strand Bookstore
Nothing in art rivals the power of color, the sharpest tool in the artist’s toolbox. It is potent even to the point of seeming dangerous. What is it about color that moves us so directly?


Sat, Sep 29 at 4 p.m.

The Coded, the Woven, and the Spoken

Sofi Thanhauser at Mana Contemporary
We will trace the way that the patterning of information, definitions of authorship, and evolving codes of transmission move across time in the coded, the woven, and the spoken.


Tue, Oct 9 at 7 p.m.

Olio Seminar | The New Deadly Sins

Jeanne Proust at Nowadays
We will focus on a brief critical history of the traditional typology of the "Deadly Sins", before discussing together the ways we might modernize it.


Fri, Oct 12 at 7 p.m.

Communities and Their Pitfalls

Jeanne Proust at Strand Bookstore
When we closely observe sociologically how certain communities function not within themselves, but in relation with each other, we often notice a total absence of curiosity for outsiders.


Wed, Oct 17 at 7:30 p.m.

Woman as Other, Woman as Lover: The Search for Self and The Politics of Love

Jamie Warren at Blender
In this Olio, we will examine how the experience of being other shapes women’s relationship to the world around them, and perhaps more importantly, to themselves.


Tue, Oct 23 at 7 p.m.

Immersive Listening: Music from the Nuclear Bomb Episode of Twin Peaks

Olio Happy Hour at Nowadays
Join us for a discussion of one the most audacious hours of television ever with Geoff Klock and Whitney George.


Sat, Nov 10 at noon

OlioHouse Weekend | The David Lynch Existential Dread in the Woods Seminar Retreat of Doom

Geoff Klock at OlioHouse | Wassaic, NY
Join us at OlioHouse for this retreat, designed to ruin your mind as we take a deep dive into three of the most mind blowing films of all time: Mulholland Drive, Lost Highway, and Blue Velvet.


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