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7:00 pm

Rocket Girls at Newtonville Books

April 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Road
Newton Center, MA 02459 United States

Hidden Figures sparked your curiosity? Join local science writer NATHALIA HOLT for the riveting true story of the women who launched America into space. Holt is a Fellow at the Ragon Institute of Massachusetts General Hospital, and will be discussing her new book: Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us from Missiles to the Moon to […]

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7:30 pm

Coyote on a Fence presented by Hub Theatre Company of Boston

April 13, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States

Can you be innocent though proven guilty? Inspired by actual events, Coyote on a Fence tells the story of two men living on death row under vastly different circumstances. Young Bobby Reyburn is a likable, illiterate member of the Aryan Brotherhood who committed a horrific crime. John Brennan is an educated, arrogant writer whose crime may actually […]

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Award Winning Poet Tom Sleigh reads with BU MFA alum Laura Marris

April 13, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Boston University Castle, 225 Bay State Road
Boston, MA 02215 United States

Critically acclaimed poet Tom Sleigh reads with BU MFA alum Laura Marris as a part of the Robert Lowell Memorial Reading Series at Boston University. Tom Sleigh's many books include Station Zed, Army Cats, winner of the John Updike Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and Space Walk, which received the Kingsley […]

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