The Hanover Enrichment Series (Empowerment, Leadership, Creativity) Presented by Tricia and Will Hagenah

2017-18 Hanover Enrichment Series

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Brandon Stanton

Friday, November 17, 2017, 7 p.m., Collier Arena
Adults: $15
Youth (H.S. and younger): Free
Hanover ID: Free

One of Time magazine’s “30 People Under 30 Changing the World,” Stanton is a renowned author, photographer and blogger. His storytelling blog, “Humans of New York,” has more than 18 million likes on Facebook and seven million followers on Instagram.

Ishmael Beah

Friday, February 9, 2018, 7 p.m., Fitzgibbon Recital Hall
Adults: $15
Youth (H.S. and younger): Free
Hanover ID: Free

Ishmael Beah, born in Sierra Leone, is the New York Times best-selling author of "A Long Way Gone, Memoirs of a Boy Soldier" and "Radiance of Tomorrow, A Novel." His memoir has been published in more than 40 languages and was nominated in 2007 for a Quill Award in the best debut author category. Time magazine named the book as one of the top-10 non-fiction books of 2007. Beah's novel, written with the gentle lyricism of a dream and the moral clarity of a fable, is a powerful book about preserving what means the most to us, even in uncertain times.

Matt Bellassai

Friday, March 16, 2018, 7 p.m., Fitzgibbon Recital Hall
Adults: $15
Youth (H.S. and younger): Free
Hanover ID: Free

Bellassai is a social-media star whose online video series “Whine About It” created a substantial following with more than 3.5 million weekly views.

A 2012 Northwestern University graduate, Bellassai worked as a comedy writer at Buzzfeed for more than three years before leaving to launch the online web series “To Be Honest” and pursue a stand-up comedy career. In 2016, he earned the first People’s Choice Award for favorite social media star.

Show content is PG-13.