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Friday10/19
10:30 am12:00 pm
Center for Public Policy Speaker Series with Daniel Smith: Dynasties and Democracy

Join Daniel Smith as he discusses his book, Dynasties and Democracy: The Inherited Incumbency Advantage in Japan. He introduces a comparative theory to explain the persistence of dynastic politics in democracies like Japan, and explores the implications of this theory for candidate selection, election, and cabinet promotion, as well as the impact of dynasties on the quality of representation.

7:30 pm9:30 pm
Opera: 'The Ballad of Baby Doe'

Enjoy a gloriously romantic panorama of the American West inspired by a true story at the Moores Opera House.

7:30 pm9:30 pm
Percussion Ensemble I

"Fridays at Moores" continues with a performance by Percussion Ensemble I.

8:00 am6:00 pm
Farmer's Market Bike Ride

Enjoy a day of biking through downtown Houston, shopping at a farmers markets and visiting Discovery Green.