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Councils Celebrate Poetry

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April is National Poetry Month, one of the largest literary celebrations in the world! Check out what our councils are doing special for the month, and in general relating to poetry. Programs range from reading & discussion to presenting at the Indy 500!



The Pulitzer Prizes Centennial - Campfires Initiative

A National Initiative

Several councils are kicking off their Pulitzer Campfires initiatives this month. Check out the "Spotlight on Pulitzer" page to learn more and read the latest blog post on this initiative.


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VIRGINIA FOUNDATION FOR THE HUMANITIES PRESS RELEASE: April 20th Screening of Groundbreaking Film Romeo and Juliet in Harlem will Celebrate Shakespeare’s Genius and Impact

April 19, 2016

In commemoration of the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, Virginia Film Festival, Virginia Shakespeare Initiative, Jefferson-Madison Regional Library, and Lifeview Marketing will present Romeo and Juliet in Harlem, a feature film adaptation of Shakespeare’s most popular play.

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