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John Kessel: Pride and Prometheus

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Written only a few years apart, Frankenstein and Pride and Prejudice changed the landscape of popular literature.  Instant classics, these beloved novels have been translated, replicated, expounded upon and reproduced in countless books, films, and television programs.  Now two hundred years old, these stories continue to inspire current writers including Weymouth Center’s May Writer-in-Residence, John Kessel. […]

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National Poetry Month at Weymouth with John Amen

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April is National Poetry Month and Weymouth Center celebrates with Writer-In-Residence, John Amen, reading from his celebrated collections.  The author of five collections of poetry, his poems have been translated into Spanish, French, Hungarian, Korean and Hebrew.  In addition to his poetry, Amen has two new collections strange theater and Illusion of an Overwhelm. Founder […]

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Classical Music Series: The Larkin Duo Plus One

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Weymouth Center is proud to present the Larkin Duo Plus One as part of its 2018 Chamber Music Concert Series. Classical music fans have the special opportunity to experience Bonnie Thron, North Carolina Symphony cello principal, playing at Weymouth Center for the first time, with clarinetist Fred Jacobowitz and pianist Anatoly Larkin, performing a program ranging […]

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Banned Books Lecture Series

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The second lecture in Banned Books In America – The Politics of Sex, Misogyny and Religion series examines what key elements push literary classics by authors ranging from Mark Twain to Toni Morrison off the shelves of public school libraries.  Throughout the years books have been banned for themes and characters that flaunt a disregard […]

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2018 Young Musicians Festival

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Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities is pleased to announce the 2018 Young Musicians Festival (YMF), on Saturday and Sunday, February 17 & 18! Auditions will be held throughout the day on the 17th. The finalists performance will be Sunday, the 18th at 3pm. The Festival provides an opportunity for music students in grades […]

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