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October 2014

Boundless Book Club » Passing by Nella Larsen

October 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum Library,
600 Museum Way, Bentonville, 72712

Join Librarian Elizabeth Bradshaw in a lively discussion about Passing, a candid exploration of shifting boundaries first published in 1929. Clare Kendry leads a dangerous life. Fair, elegant, and ambitious, she is married to a white man who is unaware of her African American heritage, and has severed all ties to her past. Clare’s childhood friend, Irene Redfield, just as light-skinned, has chosen to remain within the African American community, but refuses to acknowledge the racism that continues to constrict…

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Short Story Group with the Village Writing School » Bridging Visual and Literary Art

October 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join our short story group for a literary adventure through the State of the Art exhibition.  Alison Taylor Brown, Director of the Village Writing School, will guide the writing experience in which participants will write a short story inspired by contemporary art in the exhibition. Brown will offer instruction in finding a narrative arc, creating dialogue, and building drama.  The group will close with a shared reading. Alison Taylor Brown, director and founder of the Village Writing School, has a…

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