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June 2017
$10 - $15

Perilous Prophecy Launch Party

June 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Morris-Jumel Mansion, 65 Jumel Terrace (@ 162nd Street)
New York, NY 10032 United States

Wormwood & Gall returns to the Morris-Jumel Mansion to celebrate the release of Leanna Renee Hieber’s latest book, PERILOUS PROPHECY, the prequel in the STRANGELY BEAUTIFUL quartet!

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Summer Reading Program, Dance of the African Diaspora at Fort Washington NYPL

June 29 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Fort Washington Public Library, 535 West 179th Street (Between St. Nicholas & Audubon Ave.)
New York, NY 10033 United States

This program celebrates the differences and similarities of dances within the African Diaspora. Starting in West Africa, going to the Caribbean & Latin America, finally landing in the United States. Using movement and music, students will go on an interactive dance tour starting in West Africa, going to the Caribbean & Latin America, and finally landing in the US.

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July 2017

The Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam at Bruce’s Garden

July 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bruce’s Garden, Isham Park (Across from 10 Park Terrace East)
New York, 10034 United States

Because a brilliant mathematician and astronomer who lived in Persia in the twelfth century rebelled against the bigotry and fanaticism around him and sought escape in the pleasures of poetry and philosophy, we have him to thank for one of the most delightful, provocative and widely quoted poems in literature. Soliloquist J.A. Reynolds displays an astonishing ability to bring to life the atmosphere of the Middle East cafe. His dramatic interpretation of The Rubaiyat gives another dimension to this masterpiece of world literature.

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Thoreau’s Animals: Reading and Discussion at Bruce’s Garden

July 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bruce’s Garden, Isham Park (Across from 10 Park Terrace East)
New York, 10034 United States

Drawing on the two million words of Thoreau’s Journal, author and editor Geoff Wisner describes how Thoreau became an ecologist before the term was coined, and how he revived frozen creatures, hypnotized a woodchuck, and even captured a flying squirrel in his handkerchief. Sponsored by the Thoreau Society.

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