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PHD to Ph.D.: How Education Saved My Life 

Author Discussion and Book Signing 

Thursday, April 10, 12:00 p.m.

In collaboration with Georgia State University and Ohio State University, the Auburn Avenue Research Library will host Dr. Elaine Richardson who will discuss her book, PhD to PH.D.: How Education Saved My Life. This deeply revealing memoir follows Dr. Richardson’s harrowing journey from drug addiction and human trafficking to becoming a renowned literacy education scholar and artist.  Light refreshments will be served at this event.  This event will be held at the Auburn Avenue Research Library, located at 101 Auburn Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30303.

 

Baptized in PCBs: Race, Pollution, and Justice in an All-American Town

Author’s Discussion and Book Signing

Thursday, April 10. 7:00 p.m.

In recognition of Earth Day 2014 (April 22), the Auburn Avenue Research Library will host environmental historian Ellen Griffith Spears who will discuss her latest publication, Baptized in PCBs. The book offers a compelling narrative of the battle for environmental justice by the citizens of Anniston, Alabama, against the agrochemical company Monsanto over the dumping of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the city’s historically African American and white working-class west side. This event will be held at the Auburn Avenue Research Library located at 101 Auburn Ave, Atlanta, GA 30303.

Time: 9:04 p.m.
Place: Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History| Atlanta, Georgia
What: The Triptych Documentary Film Screening. As part of Africa Atlanta 2014, and in collaboration with the Office of the Arts at Georgia Tech University, the Auburn Avenue Research Library will host a screening of The Triptych. Produced by Afropunk Pictures, this unique documentary features intimate conversation, with three cutting edge contemporary artists of African descent; Sanford Biggers (r), Barron Claiborne (l) and Wangechi Mutu.

Time: 9:04 p.m.

Place: Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History| Atlanta, Georgia

What: The Triptych Documentary Film Screening. As part of Africa Atlanta 2014, and in collaboration with the Office of the Arts at Georgia Tech University, the Auburn Avenue Research Library will host a screening of The Triptych. Produced by Afropunk Pictures, this unique documentary features intimate conversation, with three cutting edge contemporary artists of African descent; Sanford Biggers (r), Barron Claiborne (l) and Wangechi Mutu.

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The Green Book Chronicles Documentary Film

The Green Book Chronicles Documentary Film Connecting with Victor Green’s Travel Guides for African Americans 1936-64 is a documentary film with animated clips throughout that was co-produced by author and renowned playwright, Calvin A. Ramsey and Becky Wible Searles.

Click here to see the 1949 book in its entirety. TThe award-winning book, Ruth and the Green Book, written by Calvin Alexander Ramsey, is an excellent fictional introduction to The Green Book for children. Check out this interactive map of the listings in the 1956 edition.

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The TriptychFilm Screening and Community DiscussionThursday, February 27. 7:00 p.m.In collaboration with the Office of the Arts at Georgia Tech University and as part of Africa Atlanta 2014, the Auburn Avenue Research Library will host a screening of The Triptych. Produced by Afropunk Pictures, this unique documentary features intimate conversation, with three cutting edge contemporary artists of African descent; Sanford Biggers, Barron Claiborne and Wangechi Mutu. This event includes a post screening discussion with the film’s co-director Shawn Peters  and Georgia Tech artist in residence Sanford Biggers.This event will be held at the Auburn Avenue Research Library.

DATE CHANGED TO MARCH 27th AT 7PM!! SANFORD BIGGERS WILL ATTEND! 

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The Triptych
Film Screening and Community Discussion
Thursday, February 27. 7:00 p.m.
In collaboration with the Office of the Arts at Georgia Tech University and as part of Africa Atlanta 2014, the Auburn Avenue Research Library will host a screening of The Triptych. Produced by Afropunk Pictures, this unique documentary features intimate conversation, with three cutting edge contemporary artists of African descent; Sanford Biggers, Barron Claiborne and Wangechi Mutu. This event includes a post screening discussion with the film’s co-director Shawn Peters  and Georgia Tech artist in residence Sanford Biggers.
This event will be held at the Auburn Avenue Research Library.

DATE CHANGED TO MARCH 27th AT 7PM!! SANFORD BIGGERS WILL ATTEND! 

Race by David Mamet
directed by John Dillon

Two high-profile lawyers—one black, one white—are called to defend a wealthy white client. When a new legal assistant gets involved in the case, they quickly find themselves embroiled in a complex case where blatant prejudice is as disturbing as the evidence at hand.
In the newest work by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of American Buffalo and GlenGarry Glen Ross, Mamet leaves nothing unsaid in this no-holds-barred suspense story that the Chicago Tribune dubbed “intellectually salacious.”
Starring Andrew Benator, Neal Ghant, Tiffany Hobbs, & Ric Reitz
*Contains Adult Language
Performances 2/25 - 3/23/14, Wed - Sat at 8 PM, Sat & Sun at 2:30 PM
More info online at http://www.truecolorstheatre.org

Race by David Mamet

directed by John Dillon

Two high-profile lawyers—one black, one white—are called to defend a wealthy white client. When a new legal assistant gets involved in the case, they quickly find themselves embroiled in a complex case where blatant prejudice is as disturbing as the evidence at hand.

In the newest work by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of American Buffalo and GlenGarry Glen Ross, Mamet leaves nothing unsaid in this no-holds-barred suspense story that the Chicago Tribune dubbed “intellectually salacious.”

Starring Andrew Benator, Neal Ghant, Tiffany Hobbs, & Ric Reitz

*Contains Adult Language

Performances 2/25 - 3/23/14, Wed - Sat at 8 PM, Sat & Sun at 2:30 PM

More info online at http://www.truecolorstheatre.org

The TriptychFilm Screening and Community DiscussionThursday, February 13. 7:00 p.m.In collaboration with the Office of the Arts at Georgia Tech University and as part of Africa Atlanta 2014, the Auburn Avenue Research Library will host a screening of The Triptych. Produced by Afropunk Pictures, this unique documentary features intimate conversation, with three cutting edge contemporary artists of African descent; Sanford Biggers, Barron Claiborne and Wangechi Mutu. This event includes a post screening discussion with the film’s co-director Shawn Peters  and Georgia Tech artist in residence Sanford Biggers.This event will be held at the Auburn Avenue Research Library.

The Triptych
Film Screening and Community Discussion
Thursday, February 13. 7:00 p.m.
In collaboration with the Office of the Arts at Georgia Tech University and as part of Africa Atlanta 2014, the Auburn Avenue Research Library will host a screening of The Triptych. Produced by Afropunk Pictures, this unique documentary features intimate conversation, with three cutting edge contemporary artists of African descent; Sanford Biggers, Barron Claiborne and Wangechi Mutu. This event includes a post screening discussion with the film’s co-director Shawn Peters  and Georgia Tech artist in residence Sanford Biggers.
This event will be held at the Auburn Avenue Research Library.