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Durham County Library Hosts the Rhine Research Center: Past, Present & Future

Durham County Library will present a panel discussion on the history and current work of the Rhine Research Center at 7 p.m. on Monday, December 2, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro Street. The panel will include John Kruth, director of the Rhine Research Center; Dr. Sally Rhine Feather, executive director emeritus; Mara Bishop, an intuitive consultant; and former Rhine Center Board President, Dr. Larry Burk.

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Durham County Library Presents Sister City Photography Program on Tanzania

Durham County Library will partner with Sister Cities of Durham to host a program on photographs taken by school children in Arusha, Tanzania. The program will take place on Saturday, November 13, at 3 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. The photographs are part of a collaborative project with the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University.

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Durham County Library Presents Manbites Dog Theater on The Best of Enemies

Durham County Library will host the cast and creative team of The Best of Enemies, an upcoming play by Manbites Dog Theater, on Monday, November 18, at 7 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. This peek behind the scenes will include a short reading from the play and a conversation about the creative process and local historical relevance.

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Durham County Library Hosts Art with the Experts: Lines of Control

Durham County Library will host Juline Chevalier and Sumathi Ramaswamy for a presentation and slide lecture on the Nasher Museum of Art’s current exhibit, Lines of Control: Partition as a Productive Space. The program will take place at 7 p.m. on Monday, November 11, at the Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd.

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Durham County Library Presents Dr. Elliot Engel on Winston Churchill

Durham County Library will host popular lecturer Dr. Elliot Engel for “The Inimitable Winston Churchill” on Sunday, November 3, at 3 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

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Durham County Library Presents Sister City Program on Chinese Opera

Durham County Library will partner with Sister Cities of Durham to host Lydia Hodgson on Saturday, November 2, at 3 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Hodgson will discuss the music and costumes of Chinese opera, and will present excerpts from “The Peony Pavilion,” one of China’s best-loved classical operas.

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Durham County Library Hosts Talk on Slave Runaways in North Carolina

Durham County Library will host Dr. Freddie Parker for a talk on runaway slaves in North Carolina at 7 p.m. on Monday, October 28, at the Main Library, 300 North Roxboro St. Parker is the author of Running for Freedom: Slave Runaways in NC, 1775-1840 and Stealing a Little Freedom: Advertisements for Slave Runaways in NC, 1791-1840.

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Durham County Library Presents Film The Cardboard Bernini

Durham County Library will host filmmaker Olympia Stone for a screening of her award-winning film The Cardboard Bernini at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 24, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. The film chronicles the life and work of artist James Grashow, sculptor, woodcut and mixed media artist.

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Durham County Library Hosts In the Wings: PlayMakers on Metamorphoses/The Tempest

Durham County Library will host the director and members of the cast from the PlayMakers production of Metamorphoses by Mary Zimmerman and The Tempest by William Shakespeare. The program takes place at 7 p.m. on Monday, October 21, at the Southwest Regional Library, 3650 Shannon Road.

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Dr. Mark Anthony Neal Presents Looking for Leroy: Illegible Black Masculinities … in Durham

Durham County Library will host Dr. Mark Anthony Neal, Duke University professor of African and African American Studies, as he presents a lecture on the imagery of the African-American male in the public imagination at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 17, at the Stanford L. Warren Branch Library, 1201 Fayetteville St. A book signing will follow Neal’s presentation.

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