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Solidarity Salon

August 1, 2019 | 12:00 am

Solidarity Salon: Music & Poetry & Theater & Art Featuring: Liz Anker, Lisa DeSiro, Elizabeth Doran, Angie Elm, Karen Friedland, Lo Galluccio, Frannie Lindsay, Gloria Mindock, Deborah Schwartz, Melissa Silva The Solidarity Salon gathers together local artists of various genres to share their creations in community spaces. The series aims to especially amplify the voices […]

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Wicked Good Sea Stories & Tour at Hammond Castle with James Masciarelli

August 1, 2019 | 12:00 am

Meet and greet with Gloucester Author James Masciarelli for storytelling, and behind the scenes discussion of Action/Adventure Novel Beyond Beauport  followed by available Hammond Castle Tour by Gloucester Harbor. Learn about  fun facts of maritime history, women pirates, privateers, and present day sea raiders in book discussion and signing.   https://jamesmasciarelli.com/

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Brookline Booksmith Transnational Series: Ilya Kaminsky and Kaveh Akbar

August 1, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446

Join us for an evening of poetry with Ilya Kaminsky and Kaveh Akbar. At once a love story, an elegy, and an urgent plea—Ilya Kaminsky’s long-awaited Deaf Republic confronts our time’s vicious atrocities and our collective silence in the face of them. Deaf Republic opens in an occupied country in a time of political unrest. When soldiers […]

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Speculative Boston Reading Series: K. Chess and Max Gladstone

August 1, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Trident Booksellers & Cafe, 338 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02115 United States

Speculative Boston is a quarterly event, featuring authors of scifi, fantasy, and horror of all kinds. Join us on August 1st! Our guest authors will be K. Chess and Max Gladstone, who will be talking about their latest works and the wonders of speculative fiction! K Chess is the author of FAMOUS MEN WHO NEVER […]

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