Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 7:30 – 8:45pm

Chris Taylor: The ‘Star Wars’ Spell

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5.

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Multiple films, 40 years, and $37 billion later, the Star Wars franchise continues to grow. Mashable editor Taylor offers a biographical account of this media giant, how it came to be, and what the future after George Lucas holds.

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Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Elliott Bay Book Company presents: Sam Harris

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $30; includes one copy of the book.

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By offering a meditation guide and scientific study on spirituality, vocal atheist Harris brings his trademark skepticism — and vast scientific knowledge — to reflect on how’s it’s possible to live a spiritual life without praying to the world’s deities.

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Thursday, October 2, 2014, 7:30 – 8:45pm

Lucinda Franks: Robert Morgenthau’s Unlikely Love Story

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5.

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When 26-year-old Franks met 53-year-old Manhattan District Attorney Morgenthau, she began her “miraculous story” of a love without bounds. More than 30 years later, Franks shares the story of their marriage, personal lives, and offers an inside look at his most iconic cases.

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