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Gunn Memorial Library in Washington, CT is pleased to welcome back literary scholar Mark Scarbrough as he leads a five week course The Soul Ajar: An Emily Dickinson Literature Course.  The classes will be Mondays at 10:00am on September 24, October 1, October 15, October 22 and October 29, 2018 in the library’s Wykeham Room.  Participants will read as a class a small selection of the poems...

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Paradise [Lost] Exhibition

Sep 24, 2018 - Oct 7, 2018

Open during regular Library hours Paradise [Lost] features a collection of color photographs by Árpád Krizsán, Best in Show winner of Pequot Library's 2017 Art Show. Explore with Krizsán as he scratches past the superficial "to look at the other side or what others wouldn't see, yet finding beauty in all of it." Krizsán's passion...

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Join us for a special evening as Nancy Schuler returns to perform three new plays. Letters Home is actually two short pieces. The first half is a monologue. Meet Margaret Griffin Carey born in 1883 (Nancy’s Irish grandmother).  Margaret tells of leaving Ireland and her days in the U.S. raising a family and then sending her boys off to war. The second half is Teresa Gargiulo Palmento...

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In her new book, HATE: Why We Should Resist it With Free Speech Not Censorship, Nadine Strossen argues that expanding free speech, not limiting it, is the solution for changing the hearts and minds of those who espouse hateful ideologies. We must tolerate all speech even when it supports intolerance, or we may find we've given away our own right to speak against it. ...

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Dr. Vincent P. de Luise, Cultural Ambassador for the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra, and frequent lecturer on the humanities, presents a musically enhanced visual presentation entitled, Beethoven, Unvarnished.   Ludwig van Beethoven is considered by many to be the most important composer in western civilization. A genius of indefatigable strength, defiant courage, and artistic...

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If you only know “Short People” and “You’ve Got a Friend in Me,” then you don’t know Randy Newman. From his 1968 debut album through the 2017 Grammy-winning Dark Matter (not to mention many of his very popular film soundtracks), Randy Newman has populated his music with characters who reflect the complexities and contradictions of the late 20th and early 21st century United...

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Berkshire Playwrights presents two readings inspired by history! Edith Wharton's Kate Spain is loosely based on the trial of Lizzie Borden. Lady Randy, written by Anne Undeland, tells the story of Jennie Jerome, the mother of Winston Churchill, the future British Prime Minister. $20 General, $15 Mount Members. 5:00 p.m. Tickets at EdithWharton.org. 

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The Big Chocolate Show

Sep 29, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018

THE BIG CHOCOLATE SHOW From Cacao Bean to Confection, Chocolate Takes Center Stage in NYC Friday, September 28 – Sunday, September 30, 2018 Chocolate Week NYC – September, 28 - October 5, 2018   The Big Chocolate Show returns to New York City for its third year, Friday, September 28 through Sunday, September 30, 2018, at The Wyndham New Yorker Hotel (481 8th Ave, New York, NY...

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