CROSSROADS EXHIBIT EVENT: Saturday, December 9th, 6-7 PM by the fireplace
Featuring The West Road
Get ready to be swept away by the enchanting melodies of this dynamic family bluegrass band! Meet the talented brothers, Hank on guitar and Charlie on the mandolin. Their music will transport you to a world of toe-tapping rhythms and soulful tunes.
CROSSROADS EXHIBIT EVENT: Monday, December 11th, 7-8 PM
"Rural Utah at a Crossroads"
Talk with Gregory E. Smoak (University of Utah)
Join historian Greg Smoak (state scholar for the Crossroads exhibition) on an exploration of the tensions between the ideals and realities of life in rural Utah as change – past and present – affects our communities. This lecture will encourage thinking and conversations about rural Utah and our own communities.
The extrovert ideal. The rise of the "mighty likeable fellow" : how extroversion became the cultural ideal ; The myth of charismatic leadership : the culture of personality, a hundred years later ; When collaboration kills creativity : the rise of the new Groupthink and the power of working alone
Your biology, your self? Is temperament destiny? : nature, nurture, and the Orchid Hypothesis ; Beyond temperament : the role of free will (and the secret of public speaking for introverts) ; "Franklin was a politician, but Eleanor spoke out of conscience" : why cool is overrated ; Why did Wall Street cash and Warren Buffett prosper? : how introverts and extroverts think (and process dopamine) differently
Do all cultures have an extrovert ideal? Soft power : Asian-Americans and the extrovert ideal
How to love, how to work. When should you act more extroverted than you really are? ; The communication gap : how to talk to members of the opposite type ; On cobblers and generals : how to cultivate quiet kids in a world that can't hear them