The Community Library Livestream
Aug 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Churchill, Race and Empire: Fact and Fiction @ The Community Library Livestream
6:00 pm
Join The Community Library for this VIRTUAL program. More than a half-century after his death and eighty years since his “finest hour”, Winston Churchill remains an icon of modern times, admired for his determination and resilience leading Britain and the free world in the greatest conflict the world has ever seen. Churchill created history but also chronicled it, believing it would be kind to him. He carefully laid the groundwork for the Churchill legend, most notably in his Nobel prize-winning history of the second world war, in which he played the leading role. To Churchill, “the longer you can look back, the farther you can look forward.” Steeped as he was in the past, Churchill would not have been surprised that future generations might interpret his role in history in different and challenging ways. Today, he is accused of transgressions from suppressing workers in England and revolutionaries in Ireland to neglecting or even causing a sweeping famine in India. His views on race and empire, often expressed in moments of passion recorded by his contemporaries, are used to condemn him a racist and white supremacist. By the definition of some, he is no longer worthy of commemoration and the recent ...
The Community Library
Sep 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The Wrong Kind of Women: Dismantling the Gods of Hollywood @ The Community Library
6:00 pm
Former Hemingway Writer-In-Residence, Naomi McDougall Jones, will discuss her new book, The Wrong Kind of Women: Inside Our Revolution to Dismantle the Gods of Hollywood. The book is a brutally honest look at the systemic exclusion of women in film—an industry with massive cultural influence—and how, in response, women are making space in cinema for their voices to be heard. Book signing to follow.
The Community Library
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
An Evening with Hisham Matar @ The Community Library
6:00 pm
Join us for an evening with Hisham Matar, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Return. The memoir, and Matar’s award winning fiction and nonfiction works, address themes of loss and exile while finding comfort and clarity in art.
The Community Library
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Lost Children Archive with Valeria Luiselli @ The Community Library
6:00 pm
Award-winning novelist and essayist Valeria Luiselli will speak about her most recent novel, which was a finalist for the 2019 Kirkus Prize for Fiction and longlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize, and has been named a best book of 2019 by Entertainment Weekly, Vanity Fair, Vulture and Time. The novel re-imagines the classic road trip novel as an urgent examination of the immigration crisis of the US Southern Border. Luiselli’s inventive and compelling novel blends perspectives, literary forms, photographs, news reports and sounds to follow the paths that this unforgettable novel takes to the heart of the most urgent and timely questions of national identity and social justice. Book signing to follow.
Lion's Park
Aug 23 – Aug 29 all-day
12:00 am
2020 has been rescheduled for August 27  & 28, 2021! Many of the 2020 bands will return! Stay tuned! Summer’s End The Draper Rendezvous takes place in historic Hailey, Idaho. Summer’s End features live music performances from national, regional, and local acts. All ages event to help celebrate the “End of Summer!” www.drswanmusicllc.com

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