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6:30 pm

J. Anthony Lukas Book Awards’ 20th Anniversary

October 18, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02116

The Nieman Foundation, Columbia University's Journalism School, ArtsEmerson, and the Huntington Theatre Company invite you to J. ANTHONY LUKAS BOOK AWARDS' 20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2018 7pm: Reception 7:30pm: Panel Discussion Join us for a lively discussion of how books that explore pressing social and political issues spark dialogue and affect perceptions. Introduction: Ann Marie […]

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RAMIE TARGOFF on “Renaissance Woman” at Belmont Books

October 18, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Belmont Books, 79 Leonard Street
Belmont, MA 02478

A biography of Vittoria Colonna, a confidante of Michelangelo, the scion of one of the most powerful families of her era, and a pivotal figure in the Italian Renaissance Ramie Targoff’s Renaissance Woman tells of the most remarkable woman of the Italian Renaissance: Vittoria Colonna, Marchesa of Pescara. Vittoria has long been celebrated by scholars of Michelangelo […]

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