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March 2018

Slam Poetry Workshop

March 30, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm UTC-4
Northeastern Crossing, 1175 Tremont St
Roxbury, MA 02120 United States
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Join us for an evening of interactive poetry, fun, and incredible performances by local artists.

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One Day, One Goal

March 31, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm UTC-4
Northeastern Crossing, 1175 Tremont St
Roxbury, MA 02120 United States
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Northeastern Writing Center and Northeastern Crossing present One Day, One Goal, a five-hour writing event to help Northeastern faculty, students, staff and local community members achieve their writing goals.

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April 2018

Storytime in the Book Nook: MERCY

April 3, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am EDT
The Mary Baker Eddy Library, 200 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Free

Calling all bookworms! In this children’s program, young visitors will not only listen to stories but also engage in playful activities.

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Committees, Conventions, & Political Violence, 1780-87

April 3, 2018 @ 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm UTC-4
Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02215 United States
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This is a program in the Boston-Area Early American History Seminar series. The author gives a few brief remarks, and then the commentator and the audience discuss the precirculated paper.

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The Manson Family and Cultural Fluidity in the 1960s

April 24, 2018 @ 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm UTC-4
Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02215 United States
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Charles Manson made national news in 1969 when several “Family” members were arrested for murder, but by then he was well-established in Los Angeles. This paper explores the cultural fluidity that allowed Los Angeles’s hip aristocracy to mingle with marginal figures like Manson, but also the backlash which turned the Manson Family into a warning for the dangers of migration and the promiscuous cultural mixing that could follow.

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Book Reading and Signing with Ramie Targoff: Author of Renaissance Woman

April 30, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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Free

A reading and short conversation between Ramie Targoff and Christina Nielsen, William and Lia Poorvu Curator of the Collection and Exhibition Program at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Book signing to follow.

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May 2018

Storytime in the Book Nook: PEACE

May 1, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am EDT
The Mary Baker Eddy Library, 200 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Free

Calling all bookworms! In this children’s program, young visitors will not only listen to stories but also engage in playful activities. After storytelling bookworms and caregivers are welcome to enjoy an optional and complimentary Mapparium tour. Recommended for bookworms 5 years old and younger with adults. No registration required. The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf Peace is an Offering by Annette Lebox In these two stories we’ll hear about different ways to find peace and offer it to others.

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Storytime in the Book Nook: FAITH

May 15, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am EDT
The Mary Baker Eddy Library, 200 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Free

Calling all bookworms! In this children’s program, young visitors will not only listen to stories but also engage in playful activities. Today we’ll look at how it’s important to have faith in others, as well as in ourselves.

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June 2018

Storytime in the Book Nook: LOVE

June 5, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am EDT
The Mary Baker Eddy Library, 200 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Free

Calling all bookworms! In this children’s program, young visitors will not only listen to stories but also engage in playful activities.

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