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Moby-Dick Series At Athenaeum — Lecture Friday

In celebration of the 160th anniversary of the publication of Moby-Dick (or, as it was originally called, Moby-Dick; or, The Whale) the Providence Athenaeum has scheduled a series of six talks and events, plus a great exhibit with more to come in the fall. Director of member services, programs and development, Christina Bevilacqua, has made […]

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‘Sex, Lies, and Edgar Allen Poe’

Tonight’s event, marking the bicentennial of Poe’s birth and his doomed, romantic sojourns in Providence, is nearly sold out. Any remaining tickets must be purchased by calling Sandy Markley at 401.421.6970.  The event will feature dramatic readings from Poe — as well as Providence poet, Sarah Helen Whitman —  an exhibit of rare Poe printed

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