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2007 Marfield Prize

2007 Winner

 Jenny Uglow, Nature’s Engraver: A Life of Thomas Bewick (Faber and Faber Limited)

 2007 Finalists

 Carolyn Brown, Chance and Circumstance: Twenty Years with Cage and Cunningham (Knopf) 

Nigel Cliff, The Shakespeare Riots: Revenge, Drama, and Death in
Nineteenth Century America
(Random House) 

William Jelani Cobb, To the Break of Dawn: A Freestyle on the Hip-Hop Aesthetic (NYU Press)

 Alex Ross, The Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century (Picador)

2007 Judges  

Jamaica Kincaid, novelist 

Nancy Pearl, author and librarian 

Robert Pinsky, poet

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Thursday, April 24th

National Poetry Month at The Arts Club of Washington Focuses on Four Award-Winning Poets

National Poetry Month at The Arts Club of Washington Focuses on Four Award-Winning Poets Visitors to the historic James Monroe Federal-style townhouse at Pennsylvania and “Eye” Street Northwest which The Arts Club of Washington, D.C. has called home for nearly a century, were treated to a quartet of award-winning poets during a literary evening last…

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Monday, April 21st

WETA Around Town

WETA coverage of the Arts Club’s exhibition, Manon Cleary, Obsessive Observer: A New Perspective Through Her Photographic Studies. http://youtu.be/FBtXFNdKiKY  

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Monday, April 14th

Manon Cleary at the Arts Club of Washington

April 4 opening reception of “Manon Cleary, Obsessive Observer” — which presents a new perspective through her photographic studies and will remain on view until April 26 — the club’s exhibition committee chair Pat Moore spoke of the extent and expanse of the late artist’s creative spirit and process. The exhibit is produced by Cleary’s…

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