Literature

Vanishing Cuba: An Evening with Michael Chinnici at Books and Books

April 11, 6:30 pm

VANISHING CUBA is a visual storytelling project by American photographer Michael Chinnici. The collection depicts the changes Cuba is facing as it emerges from more than 60 years of isolation and decay. Michael’s 24 trips to Cuba have yielded tens of thousands of photographs, thought provoking and emotional stories, and created lifelong friendships. Vanishing Cuba is about capturing the past, present and … +

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Packing for Mars for Kids: A Virtual Evening with Mary Roach and Brad Meltzer on CROWDCAST

April 6, 2022, 6:00pm

“America’s funniest science writer” (Washington Post) asks the questions children ask in this young readers adaptation of her best-selling Packing for Mars. What is it like to float weightlessly in the air? What happens if you vomit in your helmet during a spacewalk? How do astronauts go to the bathroom? Is it true that they don’t shower? Can farts really be deadly … +

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An evening with author Jeanette Winterson at Books&Books

Fri Oct 18, 2019

What will happen when homo sapiens is no longer the smartest being on the planet? Jeanette Winterson shows us how much closer we are to that future than we realise. Funny and furious, bold and clear-sighted, Frankissstein is a love story about life itself. Jeanette Winterson CBE was born in Manchester, England. After graduating from Oxford University she published her first novel at … +

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Hip-Hop Star Rick Ross presents his book “Hurricanes” at MDC Wolfson Campus

Mon Sep 9, 2019

The highly-anticipated memoir from hip-hop icon Rick Ross chronicles his coming of age amid Miami’s crack epidemic, his star-studded controversies, and his unstoppable rise to fame. Making an exclusive appearance in the city that shaped him, Rick Ross will be in conversation with a soon-to-be-announced moderator. The event is held in partnership with the Miami Book Fair and The New Tropic. Rick Ross … +

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#1 Global bestseller author Rupi Kaur comes to Olympia Theater

Fri Oct 26, 2018

Rupi Kaur is a poet, artist, and performer. At the age of five, her mother handed her a paintbrush and said, “Draw your heart out.” At seventeen, she happened upon a local open mic night where she performed her first spoken word poem. While studying at the University of Waterloo, Rupi wrote, illustrated, and self-published her first collection, milk and honey. In the years since, milk … +

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Opening of Seeking the Essence by illustrator/Designer Menena Cottin at Ideobox Artspace

Thu Apr 26, 2018

Multi-Awarded Venezuelan illustrator /Designer Menena Cottin studied graphic design in Caracas, at the Neumann Foundation Design Institute. After taking courses in writing and illustrating children’s books at Parsons School of Design and traditional animation at the Pratt Institute, both in New York City, he began creating books for children. Author, illustrator and designer of more than 30 children’s books published in Venezuela, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, … +