Tag: The Big Read

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Hosts The Big Read Celebration

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Hosts The Big Read Celebration

This fall, the Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts is participating in The Big Read for the ninth year, with “In the Time of the Butterflies” by Julia Alvarez.

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Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Announces The Big Read Events Planned This Fall

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Announces The Big Read Events Planned This Fall

By Tom McLaughlin This fall, the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts will participate in The Big Read for the eighth year with Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine. The two-month celebration features a lecture series, art installation sites, storytelling programs, and more. A copy of Citizen: An American Lyric or an age-appropriate companion book […]

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NEA Selects Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts for The Big Read

NEA Selects Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts for The Big Read

By Tom McLaughlin Camden residents are once again invited to join an avid book club potentially numbering in the thousands, as the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts celebrates Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine through lively discussions and innovative activities in fall 2017. Thanks to a $10,500 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grant, […]

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Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts to Host The Big Read for Seventh Consecutive Year

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts to Host The Big Read for Seventh Consecutive Year

Full schedule of events planned around Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 By Tom McLaughlin Camden residents are once again invited to join an avid book club potentially numbering in the thousands, as the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts celebrates Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury through lively discussions and innovative activities in fall 2016. Thanks to a […]

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Camden Students to Perform “To Kill a Mockingbird” Mock Trial

Camden Students to Perform “To Kill a Mockingbird” Mock Trial

By Tom McLaughlin More than 50 years since it was first published, Harper Lee’s timeless novel To Kill a Mockingbird continues to serve as a touchstone for exploring issues of racial inequality in the United States and the U.S. legal system. “Because of events that are still happening in our country today, this book continues […]

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