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The Albany-Dougherty County Big Read
Calendar of Public Events for Spring 2014

The National Endowment for the Arts - The Big Read - Sponsored by The Institute of Museum and Library Services and Arts Midwest

Monday, February 3 Kick-Off Gala Celebration and Reception
Albany Civic Center – 6:30 pm
Tuesday, February 4 Lecture: Their Eyes Were Watching God and the Law
Government Center,  229 Pine Ave. Rm 100 – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, February 5 Book Discussion: Their Eyes Were Watching God
Northwest Library, 2507 Dawson Rd. – 6:30 pm
Latino Dramatization: Scenes from Their Eyes Were Watching God En Espanol, Albany State University Student Center Ballroom – 7:00 pm
Thursday, February 6 Panel Discussion: Library Perspectives on Their Eyes Were Watching God, Albany Museum of Art, 311 Meadowlark Dr.–7:00 pm
Monday, February 10 Film Screening: Brother to Brother, Albany Technical College Kirkland Building Conference Center – 7:00 pm
Tuesday, February 11 Open Book Discussion for the Public: Their Eyes Were Watching God, Albany State University Student Center Ballroom, 11:30 am
Wednesday, February 12 Hurston Read-Out with Migrant and ESOL Students of Dougherty County, Isabella School, 300 Cason School, 6:00 pm
Thursday, February 13 Radio Broadcast: Celebrating Love, Liberation, and Life in Zora Neale Hurston’s Novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, WASU FM 92.7- 12:00 Noon
Public Book Discussion, Bethel A.M.E. Church, 2175 Washington  Street – 6:00 pm
Film Screening and Panel Discussion:  Soul of a People, Darton State College, Building J, Rms 121-126 – 7:00 pm
Saturday, February 15 A Zora Neale Hurston Story Hour with Ernestine Brown, Northwest Library, 2507 Dawson Rd. – 10:30 am
Film Screening and Panel Discussion: Their Eyes Were Watching God, Darton State College Theater, Building J – 2:30 pm
Monday, February 17 Public Lecture: Their Eyes Were Watching God, Albany State University Student Center Ballroom – 11:00 am
Public Book Discussion: Their Eyes Were Watching God, Tallulah Massey Library 2004 Stratford Dr. – 6:00 pm
A Zora Neale Hurston Teach-In for Educators in Dougherty County, Albany Technical College Kirkland Building Conference Center, 1704 S. Slappey Boulevard, 6:30 pm
Film Screening: Zora Is My Name Albany State University ACAD Building, Rm 141 – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, February 19 Book Discussion: Their Eyes Were Watching God Book Discussion, Westtown Library, 2124 Waddell Avenue – 4:30 pm
Zora and the Blues: A Musical Tribute to Zora and the Harlem Renaissance, Albany State University ACAD Auditorium – 7:00 pm
Thursday, February 20 Radio Broadcast: Celebrating Love, Liberation, and Life in Zora Neale Hurston’s Novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, WASU FM 92.7 –12:00 Noon
Public Book Discussion: Their Eyes Were Watching God, Central Library 114 N. Jackson Street - 6:30 pm
Public Book Discussion: Community Reflections on Their Eyes Were Watching God, Albany Civil Rights Institute, 326 W. Whitney Avenue - 7:00 pm
Friday, February 21 Dramatization of Hurston’s One Act Play “Color Struck” Albany State University ACAD Auditorium – 7:00 pm
Tuesday, February 25 Their Eyes Were Watching God and Trauma Theory, Dr. Jamie Barker, Albany State University Student Center Ballroom – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, February 26 Public Lecture: Zora Neale Hurston and the White Women Who Influenced Her, Albany State University Student Center Ballroom, 11:00 am
Thursday, February 27 Radio Broadcast: Celebrating Love, Liberation, and Life in Zora Neale Hurston’s Novel: Their Eyes Were Watching God, WASU FM 92.7 – 12:00 Noon
Monday, March 3 Albany-Dougherty County Big Read Closing, Albany Civic Center – 6:30 pm
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