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July 2014
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Cape Cod Modern

July 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Truro Meeting House,
Town Hall Road, Truro, MA 02666 United States
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The woods of Truro and Wellfleet are home to scores of mid-century modern houses. In this slide illustrated talk Cape Cod Modern House Trust founder, Peter McMahon, and Christine Cipriani will talk about their new book, Cape Cod Modern.

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Century of The Selfie

July 24 @ 8:00 pm
Wellfleet Public Library,
55 Main Street, Wellfleet,
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Century of the Selfie: A Brief History of Optics and Individualism Thu, Jul 24th, 2014 8:00 pm A performance by Stuart Ewen. STUART EWEN is generally considered one of the originators of the field of Media Studies, and his writings continue to shape debates in the field.  His books include PR! A Social History of Spin; Captains of Consciousness: Advertising and the Social Roots of the Consumer Culture; All Consuming Images: The Politics of Style in Contemporary Culture; and (with Elizabeth Ewen) Typecasting: On…

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The Mosquito Storyslam – Bite it Live!

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wellfleet Preservation Hall,
355 Main Street, Wellfleet, MA 02667 United States
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The Mosquito Storyslam is based on the popular Moth StorySLAM, where audiences are encouraged to attend ready to share with a story related to the night’s theme. If you choose not to tell a story, but want to hear others take a chance – just show-up and be entertained! Tickets at the door. 7PM sign-up, 7:30PM start. Format may vary slightly from night to night, so be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter @MosquitoCapeCod for a complete list…

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Andrea Cohen, AJ Verdelle and Bert Yarborough

July 28 @ 6:30 pm
Fine Arts Work Center,
24 Pearl Street, Provincetown, MA 02657 United States

Fine Arts Work Center Reading and Artist Talk

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$10

The Mosquito Storyslam – Bite it Live!

July 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wellfleet Public Library,
55 Main Street, Wellfleet,
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Theme: LIBRARIES The Mosquito Storyslam is based on the popular Moth StorySLAM, where audiences are encouraged to attend ready to share with a story related to the night’s theme. If you choose not to tell a story, but want to hear others take a chance – just show-up and be entertained! Tickets at the door. 7PM sign-up, 7:30PM start. Format may vary slightly from night to night, so be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter @MosquitoCapeCod for a…

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Outermost House

July 29 @ 6:30 pm
The Provincetown Public Library,
356 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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PROVINCETOWN — Henry Beston’s 1928 nature book, “The Outermost House,” has been considered a Cape Cod classic for 86 years. On Tuesday, July 29, at the Provincetown Public Library at 6:30 p.m., learn the story about this Cape Cod classic and get the latest about the documentary film about it that’s now in production. “Outermost House Expert” Don Wilding, co-founder of the Henry Beston Society and author of the book, “Henry Beston’s Cape Cod: How ‘The Outermost House’ Inspired a…

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Terrance Hayes and Joanne Dugan

July 29 @ 6:30 pm
Fine Arts Work Center,
24 Pearl Street, Provincetown, MA 02657 United States

Fine Arts Work Center Reading and Artist Talk

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Author Talk: John Skoyles and Hester Kaplan

July 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Truro Library,
7 Standish Way, North Truro, 02652
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Poet John Skoyles and author Hester Kaplan read from recently-published work.

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Dean Albarelli and Rob Swainston

July 30 @ 6:30 pm
Fine Arts Work Center,
24 Pearl St., Provincetown,

Fine Arts Work Center Reading and Artist Talk

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Terry Abrahamson, Belly of the Blues

July 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Truro Library,
7 Standish Way, North Truro, 02652
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First-hand stories and photos of Terry’s days as a music journalist from 1969–1983.

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$12

Inside the Pages: James Carroll

July 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wellfleet Preservation Hall,
355 Main Street, Wellfleet, MA 02667 United States

James Carroll, “one of the most adept and versatile writers on the American scene today” (Denver Post), is the author of ten novels and seven works of non-fiction, including the National Book Award winning An American Requiem; the New York Times bestselling Constantine’s Sword, now an acclaimed documentary; House of War, which won the first PEN-Galbraith Award; and Jerusalem, Jerusalem: How the Ancient City Ignited Our Modern World, which was named a 2011 Best Book by Publishers Weekly. He lectures…

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August 2014
Free

John Murillo and Amy Arbus

August 4 @ 6:30 pm
Fine Arts Work Center,
24 Pearl St., Provincetown,

Fine Arts Work Center Reading and Artist Talk

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Alan Shapiro, Julia Glass and Daniel Heyman

August 5 @ 6:30 pm
Fine Arts Work Center,
24 Pearl Street, Provincetown, MA 02657 United States

Fine Arts Work Center Reading and Artist Talk

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Dr. Carla Kaplan

August 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Truro Library,
7 Standish Way, North Truro, 02652
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In Miss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the Black Renaissance, scholar Carla Kaplan reexamines conceptions of race and gender through the experiences of white women during the Black Renaissance in Harlem.

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Reif Larsen and Angela Dufresne

August 6 @ 6:30 pm
Fine Arts Work Center,
24 Pearl Street, Provincetown, MA 02657 United States

Fine Arts Work Center Reading and Artist Talk

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Returning to Shore

August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Provincetown Public Library,
356 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Reading from the new novel set on the Cape. Author Corinne Demas will be joined by biologist Barbara Brennessel, who will give a brief presentation on local diamondback terrapins, which are featured in the novel. Free and open to the public.

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Pam Houston and Art Werger

August 11 @ 6:30 pm
Fine Arts Work Center,
24 Pearl Street, Provincetown, MA 02657 United States

Fine Arts Work Center Reading and Artist Talk

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Tyehimba Jess, Jabairi Asim and Tom Knechtel

August 12 @ 6:30 pm
Fine Arts Work Center,
24 Pearl Street, Provincetown, MA 02657 United States

Fine Arts Work Center Reading and Artist Talk

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Elana Greenfield and David Hilliard

August 13 @ 6:30 pm
Fine Arts Work Center,
24 Pearl Street, Provincetown, MA 02657 United States

Fine Arts Work Center Reading and Artist Talk

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Inside the Pages: Michael Cunningham

August 14 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wellfleet Preservation Hall,
355 Main Street, Wellfleet, MA 02667 United States

Michael Cunningham is the author of the novels A Home at the End of the World, Flesh and Blood, The Hours (winner of the Pen/Faulkner Award & Pulitzer Prize), Specimen Days, and By Nightfall, as well as the non-fiction book, Land’s End: A Walk in Provincetown. His new novel, The Snow Queen, will be published in May of 2014. He lives in New York, and teaches at Yale University.

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