San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The year marks the 150th anniversary of The Nation, the oldest weekly news magazine in America. In honor of this historic anniversary, Joshua Kosman and Henri Picciotto, the creators of The Nation's weekly crossword puzzle, will host an evening of specially-created word games and puzzles.
The evening will feature an introduction to cryptic crosswords, including solving an as-yet unpublished Nation crossword puzzle together with the entire group. This will offer newbies a chance to learn how it all works, and experienced solvers an opportunity to show off.
In addition, a variety of puzzles with be posed, and games will be played, which attendees can tackle competitively or collaboratively. Prizes will be offered to the most accomplished puzzlers, and to the luckiest.
Content will draw from the magazine that has been shifting paradigms, broadening discourse, and instigating progress as an outspoken voice for on politics and culture since 1865.
This event is part of The Nation's 150th anniversary event tour. For a complete lineup of events, including many more in the Bay Area, visit thenation.com/events.
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The Nation is the oldest weekly news magazine in the country. Founded by anti-slavery abolitionists in 1865, the magazine has been instigating progress ever since with groundbreaking investigative journalism, cutting cultural commentary, and unmatched political analysis.