Programs tagged: oneread
Inspired by this year’s One Read selection, we invited Mid-Missouri artists to contribute works that explore the Midwestern landscape, rural communities, family houses or other scenes from this place we call home. View this exhibit September 1-24 at Orr Street Studios. The gallery is open Thursday-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. There will be a reception on September 13 at 6:30 p.m.
"Bettyville," this year's One Read selection, is in part a portrait of an aging parent. As a complement to the book, the Columbia Public Library will display photographs from Anastasia Pottinger's Centenarian Series throughout September. This work explores the beauty of the aging body through portraits featuring subjects age 100 and older. Learn more about Pottinger and her work at www.roguestudios.photo.
Bring a brown bag lunch and join us for a discussion of this year’s One Read selection “Bettyville” by George Hodgman. Best-selling author Alex George will lead this book talk.
Share your story of small town America with a friendly audience at this open mic night. Stories are encouraged to be true, told without notes and inspired by themes present in the One Read selection, including but not limited to tales about Mom, adventures in eldercare or growing up gay in the rural Midwest. With permission, we will broadcast your tale on KOPN 89.5 FM after one of the One Read audiobook broadcasts.
MU's Museum of Art and Archaeology presents a film that, like this year's One Read title, explores caregiving and memory loss. Devoted married couple Fiona and Grant struggle with the ravages of Alzheimer’s, and each must find some comfort elsewhere. A beautiful story about love, marriage and relationships. Directed by Sarah Polley and starring Julie Christie and Gordon Pinsent. (2006, rated PG-13, 110 minutes)
Join us for a reception for this year's One Read art exhibit. Enjoy light refreshments, hear the winning entries announced and view the art while enjoying live music. The art will be on exhibit through September 24; the gallery is open Thursday-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Join Stephens College President Dr. Dianne Lynch and her husband Philip Coleman to discuss "Bettyville." Coffee provided.
Their average age is 81, but the spirited members of Young@Heart Chorus perform songs by artists from The Clash to Coldplay for audiences around the world. Director Stephen Walker captures their inspirational journey together, upending assumptions about friendship, old age, life and death in this month's documentary selection inspired by the One Read book, "Bettyville." Watch the trailer at www.dbrl.org/films. (2007, rated PG, 107 minutes)
Join Christina Ingoglia, assistant professor of English at Columbia College, for a discussion of "Bettyville." Hear her perspective on memoir-writing as a teacher of creative nonfiction.
The Museum of Art and Archaeology will display photographs of Betty Hodgman and some of her personal belongings and collections September 16-30 in conjunction with this year's One Read program. The museum is open Tuesday-Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, noon-4 p.m.