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2009 Marfield Prize

2009 Winner

Linda Gordon, Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits (W. W. Norton & Company)

2009 Finalists

David Lehman, A Fine Romance: Jewish Songwriters, American Songs (Shocken)

Lilian Pizzichini, The Blue Hour: A Life of Jean Rhys (W. W. Norton & Company)

Judith L. Sensibar, Faulkner and Love: The Women Who Shaped His Art
(Yale University Press)

2009 Judges

Richard Ford, novelist

Marita Golden, novelist

Molly Peacock, poet

 

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Thursday, July 17th

OneActOne Finalists Announced

The Drama Committee of the Arts Club of Washington is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2014 OneActOne Play Competition. . Bragging Rights by Dennis Porter . I’m Not Sick! by Diane Purdy-Theriault . Khomeini’s Eyebrows by Arnold Shelby . Matched by Kat Meads . Objects in Mirror by Tom Parks . Over My Dead Body by Jean…

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Monday, July 14th

Out and About: Herb and Dorothy 50×50

NPR and the Arts Education Partnership are hosting a free movie screening of Herb and Dorothy 50×50. This is a must-see for art and museum lovers. The screening includes a reception with complimentary refreshments and is followed by a Q&A and discussion with museum panelists. The film, a follow up to the award-winning 2008 documentary Herb & Dorothy,…

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Monday, June 9th

Out and About: PASSIONATE COLLECTORS: THE WASHINGTON PRINT CLUB AT 50

In 1964, the Washington Print Club was established to bring collectors and artists together. Fifty years later, Print Club members are proud to exhibit highlights from the collecting interest of the group at American University’s  Katzen Arts Center. Whether prints, drawings, watercolors, pastels, collages or photographs, the works in Passionate Collectors represent an important range of artists, styles, and aesthetic movements from the…

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