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SHELF LIFE—Beloved Beasts: Michelle Nijhuis in Conversation with Donna Lucey

Michelle Nijhuis discusses Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in an Age of Extinction, her vibrant history of the modern conservation movement seen through the lives and ideas of the people …

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November 18, 2021 | 12PM – 12:45PM | VIRTUAL
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The Masked Ball – Return of the Raucous Auction Live Event Nov. 4!

Friends, we are happy to celebrate an in-person return of our annual Raucous Auction–The Masked Ball–on November 4th at 5:30 PM! Our month-long, 25th anniversary-inspired exhibition will culminate in a live event, held in the Lemon Lounge of Virginia Humanities’ new HQ!

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November 4, 2021 | 5:30PM – 7PM | Virginia Humanities, 946 Grady Avenue Ste 100, Charlottesville, VA, 22903
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Liberty is Sweet: A Conversation with Woody Holton

Join Encyclopedia Virginia editor Patricia Miller in conversation with Woody Holton about his much-anticipated new book Liberty is Sweet: The Hidden History of the American Revolution. In this sweeping reassessment of the American …

October 29, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM | Zoom
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The 2021 Raucous Auction Now Online Oct.4 – Nov.4

Friends, please join us merrily–verily or virtually–for the 25th anniversary of the book arts in Virginia! Virginia Center for the Book is celebrating with a special Raucous Auction this year–the Masked Ball–a limited ticket event which you can attend on Thursday, November 4 from 5:30-7PM…or participate in a live online silent auction at any time during the month of October in the runup to the auction.

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October 4 – November 4, 2021 | Virginia Humanities, 946 Grady Avenue Ste 100, Charlottesville, VA, 22903
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Route 1 Reads Poetry Reading

As a part of our annual Route 1 Reads recommended reading initiative, this free, virtual poetry reading featured poets selected by each East Coast Center for the Book and was …

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Stamped from the Beginning

This fall, Virginia Beach Public Libraries is offering a series of programs that explore the legacy of racial injustice in the Hampton Roads and Virginia Beach areas. The series entitled Stamped …

October 6–25, 2021 | Virginia Beach, VA
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Undefeated StoryWalk

This fall, Virginia Beach Public Libraries is offering a series of programs that explore the legacy of racial injustice in the Hampton Roads and Virginia Beach areas. The series entitled Stamped …

September 7–30, 2021 | Virginia Beach, VA