Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism
The Atlantic's Pulitzer Prize winner and NYT best selling author Anne Appelbaum on US and global democracies and the lure of authoritarianism.
January 26, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm MST
Pulitzer Prize winning historian, journalist, commentator on geo-politics and keynote speaker, Anne Applebaum examines the challenges and opportunities of global political and economic change through the lenses of world history and the contemporary political landscape.
Informed by her expertise in Europe and her years of international reporting, Applebaum shares perspectives on, and the far-reaching implications of, today’s volatile world events. And as technology allows a new scale of media manipulation to authoritarian governments and changes the tenor of political discourse, she scrutinizes the misinformation, propaganda, and criminal exploitation that influence global affairs, as well.LEARN MORE
Scottsdale Jazz Festival
Jazzday AZ & Molina Fine Jewelers
April 30, 2022
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Scottsdale Jazz Festival is one of UNESCO’s 196 global celebrations taking place on April 30th, 2022. Downtown Scottsdale joins more than 196 global Jazz Day celebrations on April 30th designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and Herbie Hancock to celebrate jazz and the role it plays in uniting people around the world. This is an outdoor concert at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts.