Month at a Glance

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Thursday   2/5    Exhibition Opening--"Espectaculos Que (con)  Mueven", 5-7 p.m.

                                        Gallery Talk, 6 p.m. at Columbus Arts Council; Free


Saturday        2/7   Arts for All: Peruvian Mask Painting  -- 10 a.m. at Columbus Arts Council; Free;   (Sign-up deadline 2/3/15)


Saturday  2/7     “On the Ancient Inca Road”--showing of PBS documentary film

                                        2:00 p.m. at Columbus Arts Council; Free    **Rescheduled**


Tuesday      2/10   The Bridge of San Luis Rey--film showing; 6:30 p.m. at Columbus Arts Council; Free


Tuesday 2/10, Thursday,  2/12 and date TBA-- Incan Design Coiling – 6-8p.m. at the Columbus Arts Council;   $55 including supplies*.    Sign-up deadline 2/ 5/15.


Wednesday  2/18 Table Talk, “The Characters of San Luis Rey” -- Noon at Columbus-Lowndes Library; Free


Thursday      2/26 Panel Discussion -- 7 p.m., Parkinson Hall, Room 117, MUW Campus; Free


January 14, 2015


The Big Read

We and our project partners are excited to invite our community to join in "The Big Read" kicking off this month and continuing into March.   Our focus book, Thornton Wilder's "The Bridge of San Luis Rey" is a great American classic
which won Wilder his first  Pulitzer Prize in 1928.   Since it's first printing in 1927, the book has NEVER been out of print!   The story is well written, immersing us into Peruvian culture and creating fascinating character studies--all in a fairly short read.
For more information follow this link
"The Big Read" is a grant program established by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
in 2006 in response to studies reflecting the sad rapid decline of reading in America.   
The program was developed to provide organizations with the means to develop community
wide reading programs.   Through the focus on one book, we can encourage community
reading, discussion and participation amongst diverse audiences.  From this we can all
come together to learn about the worlds encompassed in one story, and hopefully encourage
a renewed interest in reading.

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