Posts tagged “free library of philadelphia”
March 22, 2013
Laurie Rubin, acclaimed mezzo soprano and author of Do You Dream in Color?, recently appeared at the Free Library of Philadelphia in an moving, inspiring event created in partnership with the National Museum of American Jewish History. If you were unable to attend the event, you can listen to a free podcast at the Free Library’s website.
March 21, 2013
Laurie Rubin, author of the memoir Do You Dream In Color?, has been everywhere this week, making appearances yesterday at the Free Library of Philadelphia and on WHYY’s Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane. Mezzo-soprano Rubin talked with Coane about her experiences as a blind singer, revealing her experiences with music directors who refused to allow her to perform in operas due to concerns over her disability.
Don’t miss her charming performance at the Free Library of Philadelphia, where she delighted crowds singing with her partner, Jenny Taira accompanying her on piano, and read an excerpt from her memoir.
Tags: Authors, blindness, disability, Do You Dream in Color, free library of philadelphia, interviews, jenny taira, laurie rubin, marty moss-coane, memoir, mezzo-soprano, music, nonfiction, opera, philadelphia, piano, radio times, whyy
May 31, 2012
Eva Gabrielsson will be coming to YOU on Thursday, May 31, at 7:30pm. She will be talking about her best-selling book “There Are Things I Want You to Know” About Stieg Larsson and Me,” and copies will be available for purchase. She will be in conversation with John Timpane of The Philadelphia Inquirer.
The event will be at the Central Library, located at:
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Click here to learn more!
April 6, 2011April 6, 2011, 7:00PM, author Brian Kahn will speak at the Philadelphia Free Library about his book Real Common Sense: Using Our Founding Values to Reclaim the Nation and Stop Palin, Beck and the Tea Party from Hijacking America in which Kahn poses the question: Who are the true heirs of Tom Paine’s common sense ideology: conspiracy theorists and wealthy, tax-addled Tea Partiers, or average working class Americans? Check back for updates or for more information go to http://www.freelibrary.org.
February 4, 2010
February 4, 2010, 7:30pm, Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.