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Story Club Boston

April 24, 2018 | 6:30 pm - May 28, 2018 | 8:00 pm
Bella Luna and Milky Way Lounge, 284 Amory St.
Jamaica Plain, MA United States

A monthly storytelling/reading show in Jamaica Plain. This month's theme: I Forgot - stories about forgetting and the aftermath. Featured storytellers and an open mic where audience members can tell their own 5 minute story, written or from the page.

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Step Afrika: The Migration at the EmersonArts Theater

May 3, 2018 | 7:30 pm - May 6, 2018 | 5:00 pm
Emerson Cutler Majestic Theater, 219 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
$20 - $80

Step Afrika! triumphantly returns to Boston with The Migration, a multimedia powerhouse production that chronicles and celebrates the paths of the brave men and women who left the American South searching for better opportunities. Inspired by painter Jacob Lawrence’s groundbreaking series about “The Great Migration,” the company transforms the work into a textured, interdisciplinary movement […]

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8:00 am

Mass Poetry Festival: May 4-6th

May 4, 2018 | 8:00 am - May 6, 2018 | 5:00 pm
Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St.
Salem, MA 01970 United States

The Mass Poetry Festival, now in it's 10th year, returns to downtown Salem May 4th through 6th. As always, the festival is priced for the poet's pocketbook at only $30 a ticket and features panels like "Fathers, Present and Absent: Encounters, Enigmas, and Elegies" and "What Big Words You Have: Using Fairytales in Your Poetry." Their […]

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7:00 pm

Transnational Literature Series at Brookline Booksmith

May 4, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446

Luljeta Lleshanaku will appear in conversation with her translator, Ani Gjika, as part of the Transnational Literature Series. For more information, please contact series curator Shuchi Saraswat at shuchi@brooklinebooksmith.com. Luljeta Lleshanaku was born in Elbasan, Albania. She grew up under house arrest during Enver Hoxha’s Stalinist regime. Lleshanaku has worked as a lecturer, literary magazine editor, […]

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