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Elaine Pagels | Why Religion?: A Personal Story

Thu, November 29, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15
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In conversation with award-winning journalist, Tracey Matisak One of the most esteemed religious scholars of our time, Elaine Pagels is the author of Revelations , Beyond Belief , and The Gnostic Gospels . Her many honors include Rockefeller, Guggenheim, and MacArthur fellowships. Her new book…

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Gary Giddins | Bing Crosby: Swinging on a Star: The War Years, 1940-1946

Tue, December 4, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Gary Giddins is the author of the National Book Critics Circle Award-winning Visions of Jazz: The First Century , “a grand, brilliant history" ( The New York Times Book Review ). Jazz columnist at The Village Voice for 30 years, his other books include Weatherbird: Jazz at the Dawn of…

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Mary Schmidt Campbell | An American Odyssey: The Life and Work of Romare Bearden

Thu, December 6, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15
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Tickets on sale September 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. President of Spelman College since 2015, and dean emerita of the Tisch School of the Arts, Mary Schmidt Campbell served as the vice chair of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities during the Obama administration. She has…

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Kirsten Gillibrand | Bold and Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote

Thu, December 13, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15 or $27 - optional book with ticket
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Tickets on sale September 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. On the eve of the one-hundredth anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment, which granted women the right to vote, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand introduces children to ten suffragists who raised their voices for justice. With illustrations by…

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