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Beyond the Screen: A Conversation with Mark Harris

In partnership with the Virginia Film Festival, we present author Mark Harris for a discussion of his new book, Mike Nichols: A Life. The acclaimed biography explores the life, work, …

March 23, 2021 | 4PM – 4:45PM
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Little Dreamers with Vashti Harrison

Vashti Harrison (Little Dreamers) reads from and discusses her work as well as how she became an author-illustrator. A Q&A featuring students’ pre-submitted questions will also be included.

March 23, 2021 | 12PM – 12:30PM
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Double Draw Dare with Tom Angleberger & Dub Leffler

Children’s book author-illustrators Tom Angleberger (DJ Funkyfoot! Butler for Hire) and Dub Leffler (Once There Was a Boy) take part in an interactive series of illustrating challenges, with help from the audience! In this participatory event for ages five and up, Angleberger and Leffler will respond to drawing prompts live onscreen and discuss their books for young readers. Fun for all ages!

March 18, 2021 | 7PM – 7:45PM
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Reading Under the Influence: Music, History & Race

Regina Bradley (Chronicling Stankonia: The Rise of Hip-Hop South), Adam Gussow (Whose Blues? Facing Up to Race and the Future of Music), and Claudrena Harold (When Sunday Comes: Gospel Music in the Soul and Hip-Hop Eras) discuss the ways that music, history, and race intersect in the creation of American identity, with a focus on blues, southern hip-hop, and late-century gospel music.

March 15, 2021 | 7PM – 8PM
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A Conversation on SHOWTIME’S The Good Lord Bird

Academy Award nominee Ethan Hawke will be joined by award-winning author James McBride for a conversation around The Good Lord Bird…

October 25, 2020