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4:30 pm

An Evening of Poetry and Conversation with RHINA P. ESPAILLAT

November 29, 2018 | 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on November 29, 2018 at 7:30pm

The Poetry Center at Smith College, Smith College, Wright Hall 102
Northampton, MA 01063 United States
Free

Meridians and the Poetry Center at Smith College invite the local community to a night of poetry and conversation celebrating the life and work of Rhina P. Espaillat. The evening’s events will bring Ms. Espaillat—a bilingual Dominican-American poet and translator who has published eleven collections of poetry—to Smith College along with scholars Nancy Kang, and […]

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6:00 pm

Emerson College WLP Scholar Series: Yu Jin Ko

November 29, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Walker Building, 120 Boylston St., Room 232
Boston, MA 02116 United States
Free

Walker Building, Room 232 Free and open to the public. Please RSVP by November 28 at this EventBrite link: https://yujinko.eventbrite.com Non-Emerson guests must RSVP to be given visitor access. ---- The Afterlives of Shakespeare's Original Stage Conditions: From Boston to Seoul Yu Jin Ko is Professor of English at Wellesley College, where he teaches Shakespeare, […]

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7:00 pm

A Visit with Louisa May Alcott, Living History Performance with Jan Turnquist

November 29, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Old South Meeting House, 310 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02108 United States
FREE

Louisa May Alcott was one of many literary greats who stepped forward in the late 19th century to support Old South Meeting House’s fundraising efforts after its narrow escape from demolition and during its first years as an independent nonprofit organization. On the evening of the Little Women scribe’s 186th birthday, join us at the […]

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B. A. Shapiro at Belmont Books

November 29, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Belmont Books, 79 Leonard Street
Belmont, MA 02478
Free

It’s the summer of 1922, and nineteen-year-old Paulien Mertens finds herself in Paris—broke, disowned, and completely alone. Everyone in Belgium, including her own family, believes she stole millions in a sophisticated con game perpetrated by her then-fiancé, George Everard. To protect herself from the law and the wrath of those who lost everything, she creates a new […]

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SHANNON MESSENGER presents at Wellesley Books

November 29, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Rivers School, 333 Winter Street
Weston, MA 02493 United States
$5.00

Shannon Messenger, author of the middle-grade Keeper of the Lost Cities series, presents Flashback, the highly anticipated seventh book. Tickets for this event are $5 and can be used as a coupon off of the book. Buy tickets in-store (no fees), by phone at 781-431-1160 (no fees), or online at store.wellesleybooks.com (fees apply). Please note […]

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7:30 pm

An Evening of Poetry and Conversation with RHINA P. ESPAILLAT

November 29, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 29, 2018 at 7:30pm

The Poetry Center at Smith College, Smith College, Wright Hall 102
Northampton, MA 01063 United States
Free

Meridians and the Poetry Center at Smith College invite the local community to a night of poetry and conversation celebrating the life and work of Rhina P. Espaillat. The evening’s events will bring Ms. Espaillat—a bilingual Dominican-American poet and translator who has published eleven collections of poetry—to Smith College along with scholars Nancy Kang, and […]

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