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Chautauqua – Hedy Lamarr

September 8, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

About the performer and performance (click for more at History Comes Alive)…

Portrayed by Judith Kalaora.
Who would have believed that “The Most Beautiful Woman in the World,” Hollywood star Hedy Lamarr, was a genuine ceiling-crasher scientist whose groundbreaking invention revolutionized modern communication, and made your cell phone, GPS, and Wi-Fi possible? But there’s no law that says an inventor can’t be beautiful.

The Transylvania Reinventing American Series includes Benjamin Franklin, Hedy Lamarr, Thomas Edison, and Nikola Tesla.

Chautauqua performances are made possible by the Friends of the Library.  Proceeds from Friends’ memberships and from book sales help enhance and support library services by underwriting interesting and entertaining events for all ages.  Won’t you be a Friend? Join or renew today at


September 8, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Amphitheater, Transylvania County Library
212 S. Gaston St. Brevard, NC
Brevard, NC 28712 United States


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212 S Gaston St, Brevard, NC 28712