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From Talking Funny to Talking for TED
with David Nihill

Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm

In partnership with Hinterland.

What do you do if you don't like public speaking and you have to speak in public? You hide in a closet, right? Not if you're Dave Nihill. Instead you learn to be a stand-up comedian. You keep at it until you win one of the most prestigious US comedy competitions. You give a TED talk about it, then you pass it all on in a best-selling book Do You Talk Funny? Join us for some inspired Nihill-istic lunacy from one of Ireland's funniest gifts to the USA.

Hinterland

Admission: 
Members & Public $15
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Location: 
4th Floor Meeting Room
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Taryn Edwards - 415-393-0103
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