LPI Summer Schedule

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THE LAKE PLACID INSTITUTE FOR THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES (LPI) is a non-profit organization committed to fostering opportunities for learning, sharing, and celebrating the Adirondacks’ rich creative heritage, through high caliber and innovative cultural and educational programming. The Institute is a platform for world-class artists, leaders and thinkers to present their work and share their ideas, while also providing residents, visitors, and students of all ages, with an opportunity for cultural and intellectual enrichment.

ADIRONDACK ROUNDTABLE
The Institute is pleased to present the Adirondack Roundtable Summer Series in the Mountainview Room at the Lake Placid Visitors & Conference Center on Main Street, next to the Olympic Arena. Breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m. with the speaker program beginning promptly at 9:00 a.m.  For advance tickets, please contact Executive Director Ashleah Mayberry at 518-523-1312 or info@lakeplacidinstitute.org.  Advance tickets are $30 and tickets for $35 will be sold at the door.  All proceeds benefit the Lake Placid Institute programs, and all contributions are tax-deductible.

THE LEGACY OF AMERICAN PATRIOT, COLD WAR ATTORNEY, DIPLOMATIC NEGOTIATOR & SEASONAL RESIDENT JAMES BRITT DONOVAN RETURNS “HOME” TO LAKE PLACID

Lake Placid Institute for the Arts & Humanities Presents Foreign Policy Thought Leader, Author, Communications Expert & Son John Donovan on History as a Harbinger of Hope

 WalesaJuly 14, 2014, Lake Placid, NY – - The Lake Placid Institute for the Arts & Humanities features John Donovan, son of Cold War attorney and diplomatic negotiator James Britt Donovan, at the Adirondack Roundtable, Saturday, July 19, in the Mountain View Room of the Visitors Bureau and Conference Center, on Main Street in Lake Placid. James B. Donovan was a prominent attorney who negotiated two very important diplomatic exchanges at the height of the Cold War, one with the Soviet Union and another with Fidel Castro in Cuba. Mr. Donovan’s son John will be speaking about those exchanges, as well as his overall career, life, and legacy as it relates to present day international relations, and his commitment to ethics, the law, education, arts, and the humanities. Breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m., followed by a 9:00 a.m. presentation in the Tickets are $30 in advance at info@lakeplacidinstitute.org, 518-523-1312, and will also be sold for $35 at the door. All proceeds will benefit the Institute’s programs, and contributions are tax-deductible. It has been recently reported that Jim Donovan is to be portrayed by Tom Hanks in a film directed by Steven Spielberg, slated for release in October, 2015.

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SATURDAY, AUGUST 9 – JAY IRELAND, President/CEO of GE Africa
SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA: RECENT EVENTS, U.S. REALTIONS, & THE ECONOMIES OF AFRICA

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