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Real Folk: Passing on Trades and Traditions of the Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Program – Exhibition

The Birthplace of Country Music Museum is temporarily closed to the public because of Covid-19, but is now offering a virtual tour of the Real Folk exhibition: Since 2002, the …

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March 6 – August 2, 2020 | The Birthplace of Country Music Museum
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Everywhere You Don’t Belong

Join debut novelist Gabriel Bump as he discusses his book, Everywhere You Don’t Belong, with Abby Palko. “A comically dark coming-of-age story about growing up on the South Side of …

May 26, 2020 | 12PM – 1PM | Zoom Webinar
Book covers: Why Fish Don't Exist, The More Extravagant FeastEvent

Leah ‘n Lulu’s Virtual Picnic

Join poet Leah Naomi Green (The More Extravagant Feast) and author Lulu Miller (Why Fish Don’t Exist: A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life) for a …

May 28, 2020 | 12PM – 1PM | Zoom Webinar
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A Biography of the Domestic Slave Trade

While the domestic slave trade is widely acknowledged as a significant force in American history, it is less commonly understood that the trade itself has a history and that it …

June 2, 2020 | 12PM – 1PM | Zoom Webinar
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Miyazakiworld

Join Susan Napier, author of Miyazakiworld, and Shilpa Davé as they discuss the life and work of Japanese filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki. “[Miyazakiworld is] a laudably well-informed look at the life …

June 4, 2020 | 12PM | Zoom Webinar
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June 2020 Board Meeting

Our board of directors will meet by Zoom on June 5th. Board meetings are open to the public. If you would like to attend please contact rm3xa@virginia.edu to receive a …

June 5, 2020 | Zoom Meeting
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Ellen Crosby and Art Taylor Talk Crime

Join highly-acclaimed crime writers Ellen Crosby (The Angels’ Share) and Art Taylor (The Boy Detective & The Summer of ’74 and Other Tales of Suspense) as they discuss their newest …

June 9, 2020 | 12PM | Zoom Webinar
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The Prettiest Star

Join author Carter Sickels as he discusses his novel, The Prettiest Star (one of O Magazine‘s “31 LGBTQ Books That’ll Change the Literary Landscape in 2020”), with Cassius Adair. “Carter …

June 11, 2020 | 12PM | Zoom Webinar
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Becoming RBG

Join author Debbie Levy as she discusses her graphic novel, Becoming RBG, with Tasha Birckhead. “An excellent introduction to a woman who has no doubt already inspired a generation of …

June 16, 2020 | 12PM | Zoom Webinar
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Usual Cruelty

Join author Alec Karakatsanis as he discusses his book Usual Cruelty: The Complicity of Lawyers in the Criminal Injustice System, in conversation with Eric Riback. “Alec Karakatsanis is a leading …

June 18, 2020 | 12PM | Zoom Webinar
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The Lost Book of Adana Moreau

Join author Michael Zapata as he discusses his debut novel, The Lost Book of Adana Moreau, with Meredith Cole. “Zapata’s debut novel is a wonderful merging of adventure with thoughtful …

June 23, 2020 | 12PM | Zoom Webinar
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