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Thu Dec 18, 6-8pm

December Walk on White

Visit the residency cottages at 607 Ashe Street during Walk on White. Meet our current Artists in Residence, and visit their open studios to see what they’ve been working on!

Around the corner at the Armory and at 610 White Street you’ll find our Studio Artists, who’ll also have their doors open that night. Pop in and say hello, you just might find gifts for the special people in your life. There’s something for everyone on your list: paintings, photography, sculpture, event stationery, fascinator hats, woven scarves, and books.

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Jan 19-Mar 23. Mondays, 6pm

Friends of the Library Lecture Series

Join Friends of the Library Monday evenings from January 19 to March 23 for free talks by leading writers and cultural figures. Doors open 5.30pm. Lectures begin at 6pm.

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Thu Mar 26, 6:30 reception, 7pm screening

Derby Crazy Love at the Tropic Cinema

Derby Crazy Love takes viewers inside the adrenaline-filled world of women’s roller derby.
Meet Smack Daddy, Suzy Hotrod, Raw Heidi, Kamikaze Kitten, Bonnie Thunders and other badass warriors who are changing how we look at women in sport and femininity, one booty block at a time.

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Wed Jan 21, 6pm

An Evening with Stuart Rothenberg

Prior to developing The Rothenberg Political Report, a non-partisan report covering political developments, Rothenberg was an on-air political analyst for CNN for over a decade. His op-eds have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal and he is also a frequent guest on Meet the Press, This Week, Face the Nation, The NewsHour, and Nightline.

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Mon Mar 23 and Wed Mar 25, 8pm

The Shoe Burnin’

The first Shoe Burnin’ occurred on a winter’s night; when the firewood ran out, a box of shoes provided the fuel that enabled a group of friends to continue swapping stories late into the night. Today, the tradition continues with the best writers in the South and the best songwriters in Nashville coming together for unique storytelling and musical events.

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Sun Mar 15, 8pm

Tennessee’s Rose – Directed by Rebecca Tomlinson

Drawn from plays, letters, and journals, this unique collection of staged readings explores the love, loss, and loyalty of the famous playwright and his sister and muse Rose. Developed and directed by Rebecca Tomlinson, Tennessee’s Rose is presented by the Tennessee Williams Exhibit as part of its annual Tennessee Williams Birthday Celebration

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Thu Feb 19 - Sat Feb 21, 8pm, and Sun Feb 22, 3pm matinee

Onward! Diana Nyad

Diana inspired the world when she walked onto the shores of Key West after her epic 53-hour swim from Cuba. Now she brings her powerful story of perseverance to the stage. To kick off the show’s National Tour, Onward! will fittingly debut in the city where she finished her journey, after five attempts over 35 years.

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Mon Feb 9, 8pm

SLideSHow

Slide Show is a reinvention of a retrograde paradigm, a melding of narrative and visual into a dynamic whole. But really it’s people telling stories and showing images in a dark room in front of an audience; a combination of your uncle’s vacation pictures and an episode of This American Life – without the questionable hairstyles.

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Wed Feb 4, 8pm

Improv Boston on Stage

ImprovBoston, celebrating its 30th anniversary, is one of the nation’s preeminent comedy troupes. These quick-thinking comics consistently win awards across the Northeast, and tour the country with comedy hits and perpetually reinvented shows. Their Feb 4th show features freshly minted grads of their TSKW workshop, but other than that they have no idea what they’ll be doing.

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Sun Feb 1, 2pm

Family Show – at the Eaton Street Theatre with Improv Boston

Winner of the Nickelodeon Award for Best Children’s Theater, Family Show is considered the “Pixar” of Live Comedy. Kids love it! Adults dig it too. Our improv and music extravaganza is completely invented on the spot based on your suggestions. Best of all, children who want to participate have opportunities to hop on stage and take part in the fun!

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