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February 2020

Black History, Black Futures

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Orange County Public Library (Main Library), 137 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Celebrate Black History Month with a poetry reading/performance featuring aclaimed poets Dasan Ahanu, Kayla Beckett, and Nina Oteria. Dasan Ahanu is a founding member and former coach of the Bull City Slam Team. He serves as a visiting professor at UNC-Chapel Hill and as a consultant working with organizations on art-based strategies. Kayla Beckett is a college student and has represented Durham at the Brave New World International Poetry Slam Competition. Nina Oteria holds an MFA in Writing from Pratt…

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March 2020

International Women’s Day Poetry Reading

March 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 MLK Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, 27514
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Celebrate International Women's Day with a reading by poets of diverse age, race, and background, all female or who identify as female. Each poet will read three poems on the themes of who I am; what matters to me; and a woman who has loved, inspired, and/or influenced me. Featured readers: Pam Baggett, L. Teresa Church, Ashley Harris, Marylin Hervieux, Nicole Higgins, Maureen Sherbondy, D. M. Spratley, Priscilla Webster-Williams, and Jacinta White. This project was supported by the North Carolina…

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13th Annual Writers for Readers

March 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Carolina Club, 150 Stadium Dr.
Chapel Hill, 27514
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$40

Bill Ferris – Grammy winner and senior associate director emeritus at UNC’s Center for the Study of the American South – interviews Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Tift Merritt and gospel singer-historian-educator Mary D. Williams in "Our Universal Language: How Songs Move Us to Read.” Daniel Wallace, author of Big Fish, will emcee this Orange Literacy fundraiser. Tickets are $40/person and include admission to the event (with a brief performance by our musicians!) and a reception with appetizers and drinks. Learn more and…

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Create a Puppet Workshop

March 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Orange County Public Library, 137 W Margaret Ln
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Celebrate World Puppetry Day 2020 by creating paper puppets and props to stage your own puppet performance. Recommended ages 3-9 years with a caregiver. Registration is required due to space limits. Call the Carrboro Branch Library at 919- 969-3006 or the Hillsborough Main Library 919-245-2525 to secure your spot. FREE March 20 Friday Hillsborough Library 4:00-5:00 March 21 Saturday Carrboro Branch Library 10:30-11:30

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Create Your Own Puppet Show Workshop

March 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Orange County Public Library, 137 W Margaret Ln
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Puppet Show Incorporated https://www.puppetshowinc.org/ presents a Create Your Own Puppet Show Workshop in celebration of World Puppetry Day 2020! Recommended ages 3-9 years with a caregiver. March 20, Friday 4:00-5:00 and March 21, Saturday 10:30-11:30 Registration is required due to space limits. Call the Carrboro Branch Library at 919- 969-3006 or the Hillsborough Main Library 919-245-2525 to secure your spot. This program made possible through a Grassroots Grant from the Orange County Arts Council and the NC Arts Council Department…

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Create a Puppet Workshop

March 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Carrboro Branch Library, 900 Old Fayetteville Road
Chapel Hill, 27516
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Celebrate World Puppetry Day 2020 by creating paper puppets and props to stage your own puppet performance. Recommended ages 3-9 years with a caregiver. Registration is required due to space limits. Call the Carrboro Branch Library at 919- 969-3006 or the Hillsborough Main Library 919-245-2525 to secure your spot. FREE March 20, Friday 4:00-5:00 Hillsborough Main Library March 21, Saturday 10:30-11:30 Carrboro Branch Library

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