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The 11th Annual Poetry Festival – April 29, 2018

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BOOK PRIZE ALERT

Historically accurate books of fiction and nonfiction published between July 1, 2017 and July 31, 2018 are now being considered for the 2018 GRATEFUL AMERICAN BOOK PRIZE. Submissions will be accepted until July 31. There are no fees to enter. The winner will receive $13,000 and a medallion created by renowned American artist, Clarice Smith.  Two authors […]

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Movie of the Month: The Graduate

In a coming-of-age story, 21-year-old Benjamin Braddock is seduced by an older woman. With Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft.

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Book of the Week: EMMELINE by Judith Rossner

Judith Rossner’s, EMMELINE; poverty, seduction and incest in a small town.

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Kent County Arts Council Elects Four New Members to its Board of Directors

The KCAC is delighted to announce the unanimous election of […]

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U.S. schoolchildren suffer from a ‘history deficit’

WASHINGTON, DC – The Department of Education conducts periodic assessments of the proficiency of America’s Elementary, Middle School and High School students. “Their findings have been alarmingly dismal as they relate to the knowledge our children have of our country’s history and that does not bode well for the future. Without knowing the past – […]

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Jewish Literature Live! Presents Susan Faludi

George Washington University’s Department of English and Jewish Literature Live proudly present Susan Faludi, the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author of In the Dark Room, Tuesday April 24 in the Marvin Center Amphitheater (800 21st NW 3rd Floor) from 7-9pm. Susan Faludi is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author of bestselling books, including Backlash: The Undeclared […]

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Book of the Week: YOU CAN GET THERE FROM HERE by Shirley MacLaine

Shirley MacLaine’s, YOU CAN GET THERE FROM HERE; the actress’s time on George McGovern’s presidential campaign, an early trip to China, and a return to movie-making; a memoir.

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Book of the Week: ONE MAN TANGO by Anthony Quinn

Anthony Quinn’s and Daniel Paisner’s, ONE MAN TANGO; from poverty in Chihuahua, Mexico to award-winning actor of stage and film; an autobiography.

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Judy Smilow in American Craft

We’re humbled to be in such a wonderful feature in the April/May 2018 issue of American Craft Magazine featuring Judy Smilow’s apartment, vintage Smilow collection, dog Zizou, and her own glass work.

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