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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:00pm
In the summer of 1917, Ernest Hemingway was an 18-year-old high school graduate unsure of his future. The American entry in the Great War stirred thoughts of joining the army. While many of his friends in Oak Park, Ill., were heading to college, Hemingway couldn’t make... more
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 7:00pm
Ted Genoway is author of This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Farm. Is there still a place for the farm in today’s America? The family farm lies at the heart of our national identity, yet its future is in peril. Rick Hammond grew up on a small... more
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 7:00pm
Celeste Gainey is the author of the poetry collection, the GAFFER, (Arktoi Books/Red Hen Press, 2015). Her chapbook, In the land of speculation & seismography (Seven Kitchens Press, 2011), was runner-up for the 2010 Robin Becker Prize. Graduating with a BFA in Film... more
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 11:45am
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 7:00pm
It wasn’t until Libby Phelps was an adult, a twenty-five year old, that she escaped the Westboro Baptist Church. She is the granddaughter of its founder, Fred Phelps, and when she left, the church and its values were all she’d known. She didn’t tell her family she was... more
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 12:00pm
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 11:45am
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 12:00pm
Friday, January 5, 2018 - 11:45am
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 7:00pm