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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, …

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March 23, 2021 | 4PM – 4:45PM | VIRTUAL
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Saints Alive! the 2021 Book Arts Annual Member’s Project

Saints Alive, a collection of storied art conveying gratitude for whoever/whatever helped us get through the past year, is the working title for the Book Arts 2021 member collaboration. Our …

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Phil Wiggins on Uncovered: From the Vault

On Tuesday, February 23 Phil Wiggins will be joining us on our next installment of Uncovered: From the Vault of the Virginia Folklife Program. We’ll be chatting with Phil after …

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February 23, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM | Streaming on Facebook and Zoom
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Film Screening: Flory’s Flame

We honor the legacy of Nona Flory Jagoda and screen the documentary “Flory’s Flame.”

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February 10, 2021 | 1PM – 2PM | Streaming
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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.

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March 23, 2021 | 12PM – 12:30PM | VIRTUAL
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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.

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March 15, 2021 | 7PM – 8:30PM | VIRTUAL
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Uncovered: From the Vault of the Virginia Folklife Program

Rev. Tarrence Paschall will be joining us for a livestream of a 2004 concert.

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January 26, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM | Streaming