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September 2018

Exhibition Opening and Reception – Mixed Media: The Interplay of Sound and Text

September 20 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Hirshland Exhibition Gallery, Level 2B, Carl A. Kroch Library, Cornell University Library
Ithaca, 14853 United States
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How do you write a sound? How do you hear a text? “Mixed Media” examines how representations of text and sound that have shaped our perceptions of the material world, tracing the technologies used to replicate and transmit them. The exhibition features rare artifacts that illuminate 500 years of inventions that record and distribute information—from movable cast metal type to Edison’s model wax cylinder-playing gramophone. Over the centuries, each generation of technological advances offered rapidly increasing rates of production and…

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Woman’s Club of Endicott Monthly Meeting

September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Lisa Strahley of the Broome Literacy Legacy project will present the mission of the program and its local initiatives to make sure every child in Broome County receives when born, is enrolled in a pre-school program, and starts kindergarten. The goal is to ensure all children experience the joy and power of loving words through talking, singing, reading and playing every single day.

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Reading by Gregory Pardlo

September 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium, G70 Klarman Hall, Cornell University, 232 East Ave
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gregory Pardlo will deliver the first reading of the Fall 2018 Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series, presented by the Cornell University English Department's Creative Writing program. Gregory Pardlo's ​collection​ Digest won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. His other honors​ include fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the New York Foundation for the Arts; his first collection, Totem, was selected by Brenda Hillman for the APR/Honickman Prize in 2007. He…

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Binghamton University Libraries 2018 Annual Book Sale

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Binghamton University Libraries, 4400 Vestal Parkway East
Binghamton, NY 13902-6012 United States
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Visit the Binghamton University Libraries' annual book sale with more than 10,000 books, including popular fiction, non-fiction, scholarly works, history and classics. You can also choose from hundreds of collectible vinyl LPs, CDs, DVDs and sheet music. The book sale will take place in the Glenn G. Bartle Library.

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Binghamton University Libraries 2018 Annual Book Sale

September 29 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Binghamton University Libraries, 4400 Vestal Parkway East
Binghamton, NY 13902-6012 United States
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Visit the Binghamton University Libraries' annual book sale with more than 10,000 books, including popular fiction, non-fiction, scholarly works, history and classics. You can also choose from hundreds of collectible vinyl LPs, CDs, DVDs and sheet music. The book sale will take place in the Glenn G. Bartle Library.

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Binghamton University Libraries 2018 Annual Book Sale

September 30 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Binghamton University Libraries, 4400 Vestal Parkway East
Binghamton, NY 13902-6012 United States
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Visit the Binghamton University Libraries' annual book sale with more than 10,000 books, including popular fiction, non-fiction, scholarly works, history and classics. You can also choose from hundreds of collectible vinyl LPs, CDs, DVDs and sheet music. The book sale will take place in the Glenn G. Bartle Library.

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October 2018

Voices of Freedom

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Kanchana Ugbabe, Writer at Risk in Residence at Fordham University, will read from her fiction and discuss her life as a South Asian, an expatriate living in Nigeria, a woman, a teacher and a writer in exile at Voices of Freedom, hosted by Ithaca City of Asylum. The free event is on Thursday, October 4 at 7 p.m. at Buffalo Street Books in the DeWitt Mall, 215 N. Cayuga St. in downtown Ithaca. A reception and book signing will follow.

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The Eamon McEneaney Memorial Reading by Alice McDermott

October 11 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium, G70 Klarman Hall, Cornell University, 232 East Ave
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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Novelist Alice McDermott will read from her work as the second part of the Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series, presented by the Cornell University English Department's Creative Writing program. Alice McDermott’s eighth novel, The Ninth Hour, was a finalist for the 2017 National Book Critics Circle Award and the 2017 Kirkus Prize for Fiction. Her seventh novel, Someone, was a finalist for the Dublin IMPAC Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Patterson Prize for Fiction, and the…

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Reading by Viet Thanh Nguyen

October 25 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium, 132 Goldwin Smith Hall, Cornell University, 232 East Ave
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist & cultural critic Viet Thanh Nguyen will read from his work as the final part of the Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series, presented by the Cornell University English Department's Creative Writing program. Viet Thanh Nguyen’s novel The Sympathizer is a New York Times best seller and won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His current book is the bestselling short story collection, The Refugees. Most recently he has been the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim and…

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Special pre-launch book bash

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Belmar Pub, 95 Main Street
Binghamton, 13905 United States
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Binghamton native Everett De Morier will return home for a special pre-launch of his new book, THE INVENTION OF EVERYTHING: Insights on Life, Food, and One Good Thermos. And to celebrate, The Belmar will be throwing Everett a pre-launch party at 6:00 P.M. on Friday, October 26, where books can be signed several months before the actual release date. Everett is also the author of the award-winning novel THIRTY-THREE CECILS, which is set in the Belmar and is now being…

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November 2018

The Philip Freund Prize for Creative Writing Alumni Reading

November 8 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium, G70 Klarman Hall, Cornell University, 232 East Ave
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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Recipients of the 2018 Philip Freund Prize in Creative Writing for excellence in publication will read from their works: Catherine Chung MFA ‘06 Writer Ezra Dan Feldman MFA ’08, PhD ‘17 Poet Sara Eliza Johnson BA ‘06 Poet Sarah Scoles MFA ‘10 Nonfiction Writer Catherine Chung was born in Evanston, IL and studied mathematics at the University of Chicago before receiving her MFA from Cornell. She is the author of Forgotten Country, and the recipient of a National Endowment for…

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The Phantom Tollbooth

November 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Clemens Center, 207 Clemens Center Parkway,
Elmira, NY 14901 United States
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A Clemens Center Mary Tripp Marks School-Time Series production performed by Brad Simon Organization/Enchantment Theatre Company An original stage adaptation of the beloved classic by Norton Juster, with illustrations by Jules Feiffer By special arrangement with Norton Juster & Jules Feiffer Milo, the boy “who didn’t know what to do with himself,” drives his toy car through a mysterious tollbooth that appears in his bedroom and soon finds himself on an eventful and dangerous quest rescuing the Princesses Rhyme and…

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February 2019

Pete the Cat

February 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Clemens Center, 207 Clemens Center Parkway,
Elmira, NY 14901 United States
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A Clemens Center Mary Tripp Marks School-Time Series production performed by Theatreworks/USA When Pete the Cat gets caught rocking out after bedtime, the cat-catcher sends him to live with the Biddle family to learn his manners – and boy are they square! But for the groovy blue cat, life is an adventure no matter where you wind up, so the minute Pete walks in the door, he gets the whole family rocking. The whole family, that is, except for young…

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March 2019

Junie B. Jones

March 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Clemens Center, 207 Clemens Center Parkway,
Elmira, NY 14901 United States
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A Clemens Center Mary Tripp Marks School-Time Series production performed by Theatreworks/USA Hooray, hooray! It’s Junie B. Jones starring in a funny, fast-paced musical about the trialsand tribulations of first grade, including new friends, new glasses, hairnets, and the annual kickball tournament! Follow her adventures as she writes down the story of her life in her Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal. Based on Barbara Parks’ wildly popular books, it’s the “bestest” musical ever!! Recommended for grades 1-4 (60 minutes) Curriculum Connections:…

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April 2019

Madeline and the Bad Hat

April 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Clemens Center, 207 Clemens Center Parkway,
Elmira, NY 14901 United States
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A Clemens Center Mary Tripp Marks School-Time Series production performed by ArtsPower “In an old house in Paris that was covered in vines, lived twelve little girls in two straight lines…” Join Madeline, Miss Clavel and the girls in this original musical, as they meet their mischievous new neighbor and learn that first impressions aren’t always the best. Based on the book by Ludwig Bemelmans, this amusing tale of enemies-become-friends will charm and entertain children and adults alike. Recommended for…

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