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Stairwell Art Gallery Reception

“Connecting with the Enemy” at Porter Square Books

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Brahmin Capitalism: Frontiers of Wealth and Populism in America’s First Gilded Age

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BRAVO! BRAVA!: Gender, Opera, and the Marriage of Figaro

ELIF BATUMAN at Harvard Book Store

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Marathon reading of IT CAN’T HAPPEN HERE by Sinclair Lewis

Coyote on a Fence presented by Hub Theatre Company of Boston

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Marathon reading of IT CAN’T HAPPEN HERE by Sinclair Lewis

Coyote on a Fence presented by Hub Theatre Company of Boston

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Marathon reading of IT CAN’T HAPPEN HERE by Sinclair Lewis

Coyote on a Fence presented by Hub Theatre Company of Boston

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STEPH BURT on How to Read Poetry

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Pirate Women: The Princesses, Prostitutes, and Privateers Who Ruled the Seven Seas

Reading and Writing in the Age of Trump

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Write Down the Street: The Stories of Your Life

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Desperately Seeking Shakespeare- Lowell Lecture

Coyote on a Fence presented by Hub Theatre Company of Boston

The Arlington Author Salon with MICHAEL BLANDING, ELIZABETH SEARLE, and JESSICA TREADWAY

Orlando by Virginia Woolf, adapted by Sarah Ruhl

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Dire Literary Series with Alden Jones, Louie Cronin and Georgia Park

Coyote on a Fence presented by Hub Theatre Company of Boston

Orlando by Virginia Woolf, adapted by Sarah Ruhl

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Orlando by Virginia Woolf, adapted by Sarah Ruhl

Coyote on a Fence presented by Hub Theatre Company of Boston

Orlando by Virginia Woolf, adapted by Sarah Ruhl

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Orlando by Virginia Woolf, adapted by Sarah Ruhl

Coyote on a Fence presented by Hub Theatre Company of Boston

LINDY WEST at Papercuts J.P.

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Write Down the Street / Autores a la Vuelta

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FREE Brown Bag Lunch Writing Series

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Write Down the Street: The Stories of Your Life

JOHN WATERS Makes Trouble with CHRIS CASTELLANI

Letters to a Young Writer by COLUM MCCANN

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Rocket Girls at Newtonville Books

Coyote on a Fence presented by Hub Theatre Company of Boston

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Wilde Opera Nights: The Dwarf (Der Zwerg)

Coyote on a Fence presented by Hub Theatre Company of Boston

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Write Down the Street / Autores a la Vuelta

Coyote on a Fence presented by Hub Theatre Company of Boston

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Write Down the Street: The Stories of Your Life

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Elizabeth Warren at Harvard Book Store

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Crónicas y cuentos: a bilingual creative writing workshop

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Write Down the Street: The Stories of Your Life

National touring Spoken Word & Acoustic Show

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National touring Spoken Word & Acoustic Show

Stories Under the Stars at the Museum of Science

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Write Down the Street / Autores a la Vuelta

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