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The Moonstone Poetry Series & Plan B Press Present MICHELE BELLUOMINI, DAN MAGUIRE, JIM MANCINELLI

TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 7pm – POETRYThe Moonstone Poetry Series & Plan B Press PresentMICHELE BELLUOMINI, DAN MAGUIRE, JIM MANCINELLI Michele A. Belluomini is a poet, storyteller, and librarian. Her work has been published in many journals, such as Philadelphia Poets,

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The Moonstone Poetry Series Presents: MICHELLE TARANSKY & HEATHER CHRISTIE

TUESDAY, MARCH 9, 7pm – POETRYThe Moonstone Poetry Series PresentsMICHELLE TARANSKY & HEATHER CHRISTIE Michelle Taransky was born in Camden, New Jersey in 1981. She lives in Philadelphia, where she works at Kelly Writers House, is Review Editor for jacket2,

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Moonstone Poetry Series Presents: AAREN PERRY & NZADI KEITA

TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 7pm – POETRYThe Moonstone Poetry Series PresentsAAREN PERRY & NZADI KEITA Aaren Perry has performed his work with music and in Spanish at venues like the Nuyorican, the Kimmel Center, the World Cafe. He has taught writing

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CITY 21 – Film Screening

SATURDAY, MARCH 6, 8pm – SCREENINGCITY21 This film production arises from a worldwide learning journey that was transmuted into cinematic composition illuminating some of the key perspectives + initiatives that are re-shaping the ethos of the 21st Century City. The

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PHILADELPHIA STORIES FICTION WORKSHOP

MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 6:30pm – FICTION WORKSHOP PHILADELPHIA STORIES FICTION WORKSHOPFor more information, please email christine@philadelphiastories.org

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John Brown: 150 Years Later

John Brown (Born May 9, 1800 – Hanged December 2, 1859) Tragic Prelude by John Steuart Curry. This mural is housed in the Kansas State Capitol Building in Topeka, KS. November 29 to December 5, 2009 150 Years Later Various

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Why John Brown Matters

Why John Brown Matters 1847 daguerrotype taken by Augustus Washington, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. There is a very special thread that runs through American history. It is the thread of people fighting for freedom and equality for everyone, regardless

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John Brown’s Philadelphia Connections

John Brown’s Philadelphia Connections Written by V. Chapman-Smith, Regional Administrator, National Archives at Philadelphia 2009 marks the 150th Anniversary of the Harpers Ferry Raid (October 16th) and the hanging of John Brown (December 2). This year is also the 160th

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John Brown’s Philadelphia Timeline

John Brown– A Timeline View through Philadelphia 1800 May 9: John Brown is born in Torrington, CT. His father, Owen, is a strict Calvinist, who hates slavery and believes that holding humans in bondage is a sin against God. 1812

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Brown’s Address to the Virginia Court

From John Brown’s Address to the Virginia Court at Charles Town, Virginia on November 2, 1859: Unattributed, 19th Century drawing from the Virginia Military Institute archive. “[…] I have another objection; and that is, it is unjust that I should

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