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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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Tuesday, May 19th

Member’s 2015 Summer Exhibition Announcement

Dear Members, This is to urge your participation and remind you of the art drop-off on Sunday, May 31, 11-2 pm. If you wish to re-fresh your Spilsbury art, you can do it at this time. The public opening reception is Friday, June 5th at 6:30.  We hope you’ll attend. The date of the art…

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Wednesday, April 15th

Out and About: The Hill Center Concert Series

The Hill Center Concert Series is pleased to welcome Shanghai Jazz vocalist/composer Le Zhang, performing Chinese traditional and modern music in addition to her own compositions that reflect the Shanghai jazz heritage. Burnett Thompson Director, Hill Center Concert Series SHANGHAI JAZZ VOCALIST: LE ZHANG Wednesday, May 6, 2015 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Cost: $15…

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Friday, April 3rd

Out and About: Chamber Dance Performance

On June 24 at 7:30 pm, Chamber Dance Project will raise the curtain on their 2015 season at the Lansburgh Theatre. Experience the company’s edgy sophistication first hand by reserving your all-access ticket for their highly anticipated opening night performance and cast party. Enjoy a glass of champagne before taking your center orchestra seat. After…

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