Tags: Arts

Wednesday: Mar 16

From Seed to Sky: Micro and Macro Perspectives in Photography

Wed. March 16, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Location:

UVa Harrison Institute / Small Special Collections

UVa Central Grounds, 160 McCormick Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22904

Robert Llewellyn, photographer of the book, Seeing Seeds: A Journey into the World of Seedheads, Pods, and Fruit by Teri Dunn Chase, and Carolyn J. Russo, the photographer who created Art of the Airport Tower, will discuss the potential for photographs to represent our world on the page.

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A Celebration of Pulitzer Authors: Ayad Akhtar, Rick Atkinson, and Lawrence Wright

Wed. March 16, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Location:

V. Earl Dickinson Building, Piedmont VA Community College

501 College Drive, Charlottesville, Va. 22902

Pulitzer Prize winning authors Ayad Akhtar (Disgraced), Rick Atkinson (The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945), and Lawrence Wright (Thirteen Days in September: The Dramatic Story of the Struggle for Peace) will discuss their Pulitzer-winning work as well as their current writing.

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Tags: Arts, Current Affairs / World Affairs / War, Headliners, History

Thursday: Mar 17

VoiceBook: In the Loop

Thu. March 17, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Location:

Carver Recreation Center

233 4th St NW, Charlottesville, VA 22902

In this collaborative ‘audiobook’ adventure, an imaginary cell phone glitch mixes voices of the past with students’ own voices (spoken word, sung word, or rapped word) — backed by musical beats and loops created by presenters Mecca Burns and Bernard Hankins. Sarah Blech will moderate.

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Friday: Mar 18

From Page to Stage: Post High and CHS Parkside Bring to Life Hans Christian Andersen’s The Princess and The Pea

Fri. March 18, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Location:

Carver Recreation Center

233 4th St NW, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Students from Post High, Albemarle County Public Schools, and Charlottesville High School Parkside, will be performing an adapted version of The Princess and The Pea. Lead teachers are Constance Wyant and Jeanne Pfaff. This event is free and open to the public.
 

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Visual Poetry

Fri. March 18, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location:

CitySpace

100 5th Street NE, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Poets Tony Barnstone (Pulp Sonnets) and Robert Schultz (Ancestral Altars) read, show, and discuss their work.

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Tags: Arts, Poetry

Saturday: Mar 19

Finding Shakespeare

Sat. March 19, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location:

New Dominion Bookshop

404 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Shakespeare devotee Andrea Mays (The Millionaire and the Bard: Henry Folger’s Obsessive Hunt for Shakespeare’s First Folio) discusses her book about a passionate literary collector’s quest to find and own Shakespeare’s original works.

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Tags: Arts, Language / Culture / Folklife

Sunday: Mar 20

The Artist’s Book: Concept First

Sun. March 20, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Location:

Virginia Arts of the Book Center

2125 Ivy Road, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Book artist Lyall Harris (52 Books, 52 Weeks) shares examples from her exhibit, exploring the considerations of book format and features that flow from careful attention to concept. A discussion and reception with Virginia Arts of the Book Center (VABC) book studio demonstrations will follow.

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Tags: Arts, Exhibit, Publishing / Books / Writing, Workshop