athenaeum athenaeum  /ˌæ θə ˈni əm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a literary or scientific association for the promotion of learning
  2. (n) a place where reading materials are available

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Patty Griffin at Athenaeum Theatre: Concert review

    Patty Griffin at Athenaeum Theatre review The Americana icon's delivery was every bit as persuasive as her poetry.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Time Out Chicago

  2. On this day in Rochester history: Rochester Athenaeum, later RIT, is founded

    On this day in 1829, the Rochester Athenaeum, a literary society that later became Rochester Institute of Technology, was formed.Read other RocRoots stories'Like' RocRoots on FacebookFollow RocRoots on Twitter
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

  3. Music Video Of The Day: Patty Griffin With Robert Plant 'Ohio'

    Patty Griffin performs on Wednesday, June 12 at the Athenaeum Theatre. [ more › ]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Chicagoist

Quotes

  • While hosting Have I Got News for You last Friday, Armstrong recalled: "Nat Rothschild once reneged on a gentleman's agreement we had for him to buy me a baked potato when he was the head of Bullingdon and I was head of the Athenaeum at Cambridge."
    on Oct 30, 2008 By: Alexander Armstrong Source: BBC News

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