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July 2019

Arthur Miller:Writer Documentary Screening, July 18, 2019

The documentary Arthur Miller: Writer is an intimate portrait of the great American playwright and social critic, Arthur Miller, from the unique perspective of an award-winning filmmaker – his daughter, Rebecca Miller. The film contains material never before seen by the public, including in-depth interviews and home-movie style glimpses into Miller’s persona. Rebecca Miller opens the door to the man behind the icon, delves into the roots of his life as an artist, and explores...

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Janet Fitch, July 22, 2019

Join Janet Fitch at Georgia Center for the Book for a signing and discussion of her new book CHIMES OF A LOST CATHEDRAL. Marina Makarova’s epic journey through the Russian Revolution continues in CHIMES OF A LOST CATHEDRAL as the passionate, willful girl in THE REVOLUTION OF MARINA M. emerges as a woman and a poet in full power, passion and creativity, just as the revolution reveals its true direction for the future. ”Fitch’s transporting sequel to...

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Brenda Bynum presents , July 25, 2019

We are pleased to present an encore performance of Jordan Is So Chilly: An Encounter With Lillian Smith, a one-woman show adapted, and performed by local actor Brenda Bynum. The text of Jordan Is So Chilly is drawn completely from Lillian Smith’s writings and interviews. Much of the material has never been published and is collected at the Hargrett Rare Books and Manuscript Library at the University of Georgia. Bynum performed this piece at the Decatur...

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Poetry Atlanta presents..., July 29, 2019

Celebrate the summer with a reading by local poets in our Poetry Atlanta Presents series. This reading will feature local and award-winning poets reading from their latest works. Our host for the evening is Collin Kelley, and the featured poets are Diana Anhalt, and Georgia Authors of the Year Mario Chard and Julia Caroline Knowlton.

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Terry Wynne presents "Through My Eyes", July 30, 2019

”Through My Eyes: A Lifetime of Memories—Southern Style”, is a collection of reminiscences from proud-to-be-Southern storyteller, Carolyne Taylor Wynne. Carolyne’s true tales of her life will charm you with their innocence and entertain you with their humor. Completed for publication bt her daughter Through My Eyes is an historical, educational, and wholesome book that families, adults, and children of all ages can read and enjoy together. We are pleased to present this with our neighbors...

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