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Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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French film series

Icon of the event French film series
Sat Oct 31, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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French film series

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Tue Jul 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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Leviathan (2014). Nikolai lives in a small town next to the Barents Sea with his wife and son. His home and auto repair business are threatened with takeover by the town's corrupt mayor. Nikolai enlists the aid of an old f...

Icon of the event Brazilian film series: Vocação do Poder (documentary)
Tue Aug 04, 2015 | 5:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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Subtitled in English. Duration: 110 min....

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Sat Jul 11, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Join us for a special screening of the 2005 Chinese/Japanese film, directed by Zhang Yimon, starring Ken Takakura. In Mandarin with Chinese and English subtitles.

Icon of the event Rembrandt:  The Night Watch
Fri Oct 02, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Rembrandt's 1642 group portrait has inspired painters, sculptors, authors, filmmakers - and even a FlashMob. This lecture will explore The Night Watch: the painting itself, its place in the history of Dutch militia portraits...

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Tue Jul 28, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm
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Selma (2014). The story of the epic 1965 march led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in pursuit of voting and civil rights for all Americans. A powerful performance by David Oyelowo as Dr. Kin...

Icon of the event Memoir Now!  The Importance of Writing the Boomer Memoir
Fri Sep 25, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Writer musician John Timmins discusses the premise and craft of memoir writing. What is a memoir? Why should we write them? What constitutes a "good memoir"? John has written 2 private memoirs and is currently at work on ...

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2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Evelyn Gregory

Drop in to the cool library on a hot summer day to relax with a fun family flick!


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 07
Tue Jul 14
Tue Jul 21
Tue Jul 28
Tue Aug 04
Icon of the event Brazil - Artscapes: Structures and Colours
Tue Jul 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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The Bienal de São Paulo was founded in 1951 and is the second oldest art biennial in the world. Held under the direction of rotating chief curators, it has made contemporary art known in Brazil, and further established São Pa...