Wednesday, November 13th
The Big Read Event: Stories of the Holocaust - Presented by the Marist College Chamber Singers
The Big Read is a national, annual literacy program sponsored through the National Endowment for the Arts. In conjunction with the Poughkeepsie Public Library District, this year's event is inspired by The Shawl,by Cynthia Ozick, a book depicting the stories of the concentration camp at Terezin during World War II. The music and readings of the event are intended to remember those lost as well as honor the 1% of those that survived the internment. Programming will include a reading of excerpts from The Shawl,poetry authored by children of the camps, as well as music composed by prisoners of the Terezin camp.
Price: Free and open to the public
845-575-3000 ext. 2293
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