Atlantic Voices

The Power of Two

September 8, 2014
Washington, DC

Two is better than one, the old saying goes—and in the fifth event in The Atlantic’s ongoing series with the historic Sixth & I Synagogue, July cover story author Joshua Wolf Shenk will proves it. Using the partnership of John Lennon and Paul McCartney as a foil, Shenk’s piece explores the idea that creative genius is more effective when it comes from a collaboration rather than a solo endeavor. During a conversation with NPR's Alix Spiegel, Shenk questioned and discussed the definition of creativity itself.

Read more about THE POWER OF TWO on TheAtlantic.com.

Sixth and I Synagogue
600 I Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Presented by

Atlantic Live

Speakers

Also in This Series

  • Culture

    An Evening with Ta-Nehisi Coates

    As part of The Atlantic’s eighth-annual Washington Ideas Week, Ta-Nehisi Coates reflects on American culture, race and politics.

  • Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own

    Kate Bolick joined The Atlantic's Scott Stossel to discuss her new book and the pleasures and possibilities of being a single woman in the 21st century.

  • Is It Time For the Jews to Leave Europe?

    The Atlantic's James Bennet sat down with Jeffrey Goldberg to discuss his April cover story on whether the time has come for the Jews to leave Europe.

Upcoming Events

  • Energy/Sustainability

    The Business of Green: An Atlantic Forum

    The Atlantic will gather leaders from across industry, experts and consumers alike, to explore the way business is employing sustainability to protect the environment.

  • Culture

    Race + Justice: Tucson

    The Atlantic will explore What comes next in creating a more effective and fairer justice system for Tucson and surrounding areas?

  • Culture

    Unfinished Business: The Atlantic's LGBTQ Summit

    The Atlantic will convene policymakers, activists, scholars, legal experts, students and shapers of the national dialogue for a series of conversations on where the LGBTQ movement stands, what its aspirations are and what obstacles lie ahead.