Tonight, make a “book safe” at Monona Green Tuesday! Learn how to take a misfit book that no one wants and reuse it by turning it into a work of art or a hiding place for valuables. This free event is from 6:30 to 8pm at Monona Public Library, 1000 Nichols Road in Monona. More info at tnsmonoa.org.
Tonight is a free public screening of “Heist – Who Stole the American Dream and How We Can Get it Back.” This is at 7pm in Room 200 of The Fountain building, 122 State Street. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Havens Center Visiting Speakers Program and the UW Center for the Humanities presents French philosopher, Alain Badiou, giving two lectures this week. Tonight’s lecture is titled,”Is Philosophy Able to Think the Present?” Badiou is the Rene Descartes Chair of Philosophy at the European Graduate School in Switzerland. This is tonight at 7:30 in Room L160 of the Elvehjem Building, 800 University Avenue. Free and open to the public. For more info, call 262-1420.