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Arts Calendar: Lecture

Due to the frequency of event cancellations during the COVID-19 crisis, we cannot guarantee that events listed in our calendar are current. Please confirm with the listed venue before attending.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Apr
1
2020

Writing Naked - CANCELED

Writing Naked - CANCELED

This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information please contact the event organizer.

Writing can be a state of emotional undress, requiring ruthless self-honesty to write passionately and authentically. Author Melanie Finn—whose fictional worlds feature drug use, unhappy marriages, and child abuse—talks about the boundaries between a writer’s private life and her work. Part of the First Wednesdays series, a Vermont Humanities Council program hosted by Goodrich Memorial Library.

4/1/20 7:00pm

Goodrich Memorial Library, Newport

Apr
1
2020

A Slight Sound at Evening: Why Thoreau’s Quiet Writing Endures Today - CANCELED

A Slight Sound at Evening: Why Thoreau’s Quiet Writing Endures Today - CANCELED

This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information please contact the event organizer.

Drawing upon Thoreau’s journals and letters, Dartmouth professor Nancy Jay Crumbine examines the spirituality, inherent and explicit, in his walking and writing life. Part of the First Wednesdays series, a Vermont Humanities Council program hosted by Rutland Free Library.

4/1/20 7:00pm

Rutland Free Library, Rutland

Apr
1
2020

Storytelling for Public Health - CANCELED

Storytelling for Public Health - CANCELED

This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information please contact the event organizer.

Through her award-winning films The Hungry Heart, All of Me, and Coming Home, documentary filmmaker Bess O’Brien reveals stories often hidden in Vermont communities. Bess discusses how documentary storytelling can help generate empathy and positive change in Vermont. Part of the First Wednesdays series, a Vermont Humanities Council program hosted by Manchester Community Library.

4/1/20 7:00pm

First Congregational Church, Manchester

Friday, April 3, 2020
Apr
3
2020

How to Love a Country - CANCELED

How to Love a Country - CANCELED

This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information please contact the event organizer.

Richard Blanco reads from his recent poetry collection How to Love a Country, exploring immigration, gun violence, racism, LGBTQ issues, and more, unraveling the fabric of the American narrative in accessible and emotive verses. Blanco will also lead a poetry workshop at the library on Saturday, April 4 at 10:30 am. Part of the First Wednesdays series, a Vermont Humanities Council program hosted by Kellogg-Hubbard Library.

4/3/20 7:00pm

Unitarian Church of Montpelier, Montpelier

Thursday, April 9, 2020