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Film discussion with Dick Adler - Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)

May 15, 2019

Can You Ever Forgive Me? movie posterJoin Dick Adler for a discussion about Can You Ever Forgive Me (2018) on Wednesday, May 15, at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium

The story is based on the memoirs of Lee Israel, a best-selling author from the 1970s and '80s. When she realized that she ...

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Note for Note Music Series: Opera and Musical Theater Gems

May 5, 2019

Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music students will present a program of arias and ensembles from opera and musical theater, which will include selections by Gilbert & Sullivan, Puccini, Rossini, Mozart, Sorozábal, Rogers & Hammerstei...

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2019 Pulitzer Prize Winners

April 16, 2019

The Pulitzer Prize Winners were announced on April 15, 2019.

Fiction:

Nonfiction:

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Black Oak Ensemble: Silenced Voices

April 14, 2019

The Note for Note music series is proud to present Black Oak Ensemble (Desirée Ruhstrat, violin, Aurélien Pederzoli, viola, David Cunliffe, cello) in a program of music written by composers brutally silenced during the pogroms and the Holocaus...

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Night of Italian Songs: Gianni Coletta and Linda Iovino

April 10, 2019

Linda Iovino photoCelebrate our Italian Community and Highland Park's 150th Anniversary with an evening of Italian songs, perfomed by tenor Gianni Coletta and Linda Iovino, accordion. This event will take place in the Adult Services Room on Wednesday, April 10, a...

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Film Showing & Discussion: Game Night (2018)

April 7, 2019

Bob Coscarelli will introduce the film Game Night and lead a discussion after the showing. The program will take place on Sunday, April 7, at 2 p.m., in the Auditorium.

Max and Annie (Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams) host weekly game nights ...

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Autism Awareness Month

April 2, 2019

A neurodevelopmental disorder that manifests in many ways, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affect 1 in 59 children, according to the CDC.  Autism occurs worldwide and affects people across all racial, ethnic and socioeconomic groups. Autism is a ...

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Film discussion with Dick Adler - The Wife (2017)

March 27, 2019

Join Dick Adler for a discussion about The Wife (2017)

Glenn Close stars as the self-effacing wife of a famed novelist (Jonathan Pryce) who is about to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literarature. The film interweaves the story of the couple's ...

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National Book Critics Circle Awards Announced

March 15, 2019

The winners of the  National Book Critics Circle Awards are:

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