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Five Things To Do This Week

Need an excuse to get out of the house? Check out these exhibits, lectures and events happening in the neighborhood this week.

  • - Brenda Dixon Gottschild, Professor Emerita at Temple University, will talk about the pervasive Africanist presence in American culture and the sociopolitical implications of its invisibility in a lecture Tuesday night at . With dance as the focus and race the parameter, she reveals Africanisms in modern and postmodern dance and American ballet in her published work. A book signing will follow the lecture, which will be held at the . The event will run from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Warren City Club Open House Comedy Night- Catch some laughs at the monthly open house comedy night at the Wednesday night. The open house is open to non-members at no cover charge. Warren City opens for dinner at 6 p.m. and the Comedy Show starts at 9 p.m.
  • - Join guest poets Toni Alexander and Amy Pence Wednesday night as they read in the library, 980 Briarcliff Rd. Tickets are $5 at the door and the event begins at 8 p.m.
  • - Over 20 area restaurants will participate in Taste of Inman 2011 Thursday night. The event will run from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and all proceeds will benefit the PTA.
  • - Rare photographs of Africans freed from slaving vessels, alongside 19th-century registers documenting liberated Africans' names, accentuate the mysteries surrounding the individuals and identities of people forced into the slave trade. The exhibition is free and open to the public during normal Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library (MARBL) hours, which are Monday through Saturday from 9:00am to 5:30pm.  MARBL is located on the 10th floor of the on the campus.

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