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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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Wednesday, September 10th

Art 4 All DC: Call for Artists

ARTIST CALL Perform and show your works at Art4All DC – One City. Four Quadrants. Arts Activated. – Cultural Tourism DC’s fall arts and humanities celebration across all four quadrants on September 26-October 18. Opportunity 1: ACTIVATED! Art4All DC Launch Party, September 26 Calling performers including bands and individual musicians, spoken word artists, dancers, and…

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Tuesday, September 2nd

First Star visits the Arts Club of Washington

In July, Jameson Freeman, Drama Committee Chair, hosted a session on self expression for the First Star students.  Other events (sponsored by Arts Club member and Literature Committee Co-Chair Conici Blount) have included a tour of the Arts Club, several lunches, a drama workshop, and a talk with the arts club’s Chef. For more information about…

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Tuesday, September 2nd

Invitation to Arts Club Members From The Montauk Club

Brooklyn’s venerable and beautiful Montauk Club, one of our reciprocal clubs, is celebrating it’s 125th Anniversary in 2014. They have invited Arts Club members to stop by and have a drink on the house in honor of the occasion, any time from September through December.   The Montauk Club is located at 25 Eighth Avenue in…

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