Images of Justice and Power

International Civil Rights Center & Museum 134 SElm Street, Greensboro, NC

*All events are FREE, but we do ask that you please register so that we can monitor attendance and venue capacity.* Three artists explore the representation of social justice activism and empowerment through photography and art, documenting the changing face of the social justice landscape and celebrating the success of a movement. With MALAIKA ADERO, ST. […]

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Fred Chappell: I Am One of You Forever

Van Dyke Performance Space, Greensboro Cultural Center 200 N Davie Street, Greensboro, NC

*All events are FREE, but we do ask that you please register so that we can monitor attendance and venue capacity.* With and introduction from Ruth Dickey, Executive Director of the National Book Foundation. A viewing of the documentary film by Dr. Michael Frierson, a filmmaker and professor of media studies at UNCG. The movie follows […]

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$ WORKSHOP Writing from the Body with Nicole Lungerhausen

Scuppernong Books 304 S Elm Street, Greensboro, NC

As writers, we’re used to pulling from our conscious experiences, memories, and knowledge to inspire and create our work. Our bodies and the subconscious are also wise and rich resources for inspiration and for instilling a sense of joy, possibility, and permission in the writing process. In this workshop, we’ll use exercises focused on the […]

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Truth Tellers documentary presentation

International Civil Rights Center & Museum 134 SElm Street, Greensboro, NC

*All events are FREE, but we do ask that you please register so that we can monitor attendance and venue capacity.* What defines a great American? For artist/activist Robert Shetterly, it’s a citizen who courageously confronts issues of social, environmental and economic fairness. Shetterly has painted 250 portraits of such Americans, past and present, with […]

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Mysteries of Identity

Stephen D. Hyers Theater, Greensboro Cultural Center 200 N Davie Street, GREENSBORO, NC

*All events are FREE, but we do ask that you please register so that we can monitor attendance and venue capacity.* With JOHN COPENHAVER, VALERIE NIEMAN, and NICOLE ZELNIKER. These three novels skirt the edges of the mystery genre while taking on various considerations of identity. Gender expectations, LGBTQ concerns, and coming-of-age self-awareness all complicate […]

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Immigration and Refugee Matters

Greensboro History Museum 130 Summit Avenue, GREENSBORO, NC

*All events are FREE, but we do ask that you please register so that we can monitor attendance and venue capacity.* As the world continues to displace people in astonishing numbers, Abdo and Haqq bring the personal stories of individual lives effected by the continuing inhumane actions and responses to human suffering. With DIYA ABDO and ELISHEBA HAQQ. […]

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Lost & Found & Forgetting: Memoir as an Act of Moving Forward

Van Dyke Performance Space, Greensboro Cultural Center 200 N Davie Street, Greensboro, NC

*All events are FREE, but we do ask that you please register so that we can monitor attendance and venue capacity.* With KATHRYN SCHULZ and ALEXIS ORGERA. These two memoirs examine the pain of losing fathers, but something else is found in the process of loss, in the process of writing, and in the process […]

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Sounding Bodies: Identity, Injustice, and the Voice

Scuppernong Books 304 S Elm Street, Greensboro, NC

*All events are FREE, but we do ask that you please register so that we can monitor attendance and venue capacity.* Sounding Bodies presents a powerful model of how the seemingly disparate disciplines of philosophy and voice/speech training can, in conversation with each other, generate illuminating insights about our vocal lives and identities. Utilising the […]

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Journalism and Activism

International Civil Rights Center & Museum 134 SElm Street, Greensboro, NC

*All events are FREE, but we do ask that you please register so that we can monitor attendance and venue capacity.* Journalists and writers from different backgrounds discuss the importance of engaging equity, criminal justice, and community. The press, and citizen journalists, provide witness on systemic issues impacting local communities. A conversation with TESSIE CASTILLO, […]

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Eating & Drinking Together: How Food Shapes Culture

Stephen D. Hyers Theater, Greensboro Cultural Center 200 N Davie Street, GREENSBORO, NC

*All events are FREE, but we do ask that you please register so that we can monitor attendance and venue capacity.* JULIA SKINNER and MARCIE COHEN FERRIS are both food historians and they bring deep understanding of the role of food and drink in our past and in our present. Each author examines how culinary excellence, […]

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Just Bring Yourself: A Conversation with Ann Hood and Julia Ridley Smith

Van Dyke Performance Space, Greensboro Cultural Center 200 N Davie Street, Greensboro, NC

*All events are FREE, but we do ask that you please register so that we can monitor attendance and venue capacity.* Join us for a conversation about the pleasures and challenges of writing memoir. When mining material from their own lives, how do writers decide what to include and what to let go? How much […]

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