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Wisconsin Film Festival Pop Up! Things to Come

When: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 6:30pm
Where: 
Middleton Public Library

“Pop Up!” screenings will feature full length international festival films with discussions led by UWMadison & other local humanities experts who will connect themes addressed in the films with Wisconsin’s multicultural communities.

Film:  Things to Come (France)

A philosophy teacher soldiers through the death of her mother, getting fired from her job, and dealing with a husband who is cheating on her. 

Book Discussion of Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians but Were Afraid to Ask

When: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 6:30pm
Where: 
E. D. Locke Public Library, McFarland

Come join us for a discussion of the book Everything You Wanted to Know about Indians but Were Afraid to Ask by Anton Truer.  Discussion leader: David O’Connor.

David O’Connor (Bad River Ojibwe) is the American Indian Studies Consultant at the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. In David’s role, he supports school districts’ efforts to provide instruction on Wisconsin American Indian history, culture, tribal sovereignty, also known as American Indian Studies & Wisconsin Act 31, and the education of American Indian students.

Out of the Fire: The Banned Books Monologues with Forward Theater

When: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 6:30pm
Where: 
Deerfield Public Library

Forward Theater Company has been performing monologues in the libraries since 2010 and audiences continue to ask for more! Every other year, Forward puts out a call for original monologues based on a common theme. The best twelve are chosen and performed by professional actors in a weekend of shows at Overture Center. Those same actors (and monologues) are available to perform at your library.

OUT OF THE FIRE: THE BANNED BOOKS MONOLOGUES

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Soul Food Monologues with Forward Theater Company

When: 
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 6:30pm
Where: 
Monona Public Library

Forward Theater Company has been performing monologues in the libraries since 2010, and audiences continue to ask for more! Every other year, Forward puts out a call for original monologues based on a common theme. The best twelve are chosen and performed by professional actors in a weekend of shows at Overture Center. And those same actors (and monologues) are available to perform at your library.

Hidden Voices: African American Writers in Wisconsin

When: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 2:00pm
Where: 
Fitchburg Public Library

Join three Madison-area African American writers - poet Fabu, novelist Sherry Lucille, and playwright and novelist Catrina Sparkman - as they discuss their poetry and prose in relation to the work of three African American literary giants who also lived and worked in the Madison area during the 20th century: novelist Jean Toomer, playwright Lorraine Hansberry, and poet Sarah Webster Fabio.

Play Club with Forward Theater: Exit Strategy

When: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 6:00pm
Where: 
Middleton Public Library

Play Clubs:  Exit Strategy

Play Club is part book club, part performance experience.  This program presents the opportunity to explore a play in depth through guided discussion, performance of scenes by actors, and discussion with director and actors. Participants will gain a new perspective on what makes a play work and how it is brought to life on stage.

Hidden Voices: African American Writers in Wisconsin

When: 
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 6:30pm
Where: 
Alicia Ashman Public Library, Madison

Join three Madison-area African American writers - poet Fabu, novelist Sherry Lucille, and playwright and novelist Catrina Sparkman - as they discuss their poetry and prose in relation to the work of three African American literary giants who also lived and worked in the Madison area during the 20th century: novelist Jean Toomer, playwright Lorraine Hansberry, and poet Sarah Webster Fabio.

Hidden Voices: African American Writers in Wisconsin

When: 
Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 2:00pm
Where: 
Waunakee Public Library

Join three Madison-area African American writers - poet Fabu, novelist Sherry Lucille, and playwright and novelist Catrina Sparkman - as they discuss their poetry and prose in relation to the work of three African American literary giants who also lived and worked in the Madison area during the 20th century: novelist Jean Toomer, playwright Lorraine Hansberry, and poet Sarah Webster Fabio.

Hidden Voices: African American Writers in Wisconsin

When: 
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 10:00am
Where: 
DeForest Public Library

Join three Madison-area African American writers - poet Fabu, novelist Sherry Lucille, and playwright and novelist Catrina Sparkman - as they discuss their poetry and prose in relation to the work of three African American literary giants who also lived and worked in the Madison area during the 20th century: novelist Jean Toomer, playwright Lorraine Hansberry, and poet Sarah Webster Fabio.

Hidden Voices: African American Writers in Wisconsin

When: 
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 2:00pm
Where: 
Pinney Public Library, Madison

Join three Madison-area African American writers - poet Fabu, novelist Sherry Lucille, and playwright and novelist Catrina Sparkman - as they discuss their poetry and prose in relation to the work of three African American literary giants who also lived and worked in the Madison area during the 20th century: novelist Jean Toomer, playwright Lorraine Hansberry, and poet Sarah Webster Fabio.

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