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Three For Free

Posted by Emily Sweeney  February 13, 2009 03:45 PM

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Here are some free events coming up....on the arts & culture tip:

Sunday, February 15

- The Bedford Center for the Arts will give you a chance to go behind the scenes and see how two artists make their art. At 2 p.m., Emily Lombardo will reveal the techniques she uses to create her unique glass artwork, and then Mary Taylor will demonstrate how monoprints are made, using block printing inks and gelatin. Their presentations will be followed by an artists' reception from 5 - 6 p.m. at the Bedford Free Public Library, where some of their work is on display.


Sunday, February 22

- The following Sunday, The Beehive will host a free screening of the film Rebirth of a Nation by Paul Miller (a.k.a. DJ Spooky), which is a remix of D.W. Griffith's controversial and racially-charged 1915 movie Birth of a Nation. It features an original score by Miller, performed by the Kronos Quartet. The screening will start at 7 p.m...


Monday, February 23

- WGBH Studios will host a free screening of Perspectives: The Negro and the American Promise, which features interviews with Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, and James Baldwin. A discussion will follow with Marita Rivero, WGBH vice president and general manager for radio and television, program producer Henry Morgenthau III, director Fred Barzyk, and Dr. Peniel Joseph, associate professor of African and Afro-American Studies at Brandeis University. It starts at 6:30 p.m., and RSVPs are required. To reserve your seat, visit www.wgbh.org/openvaultscreening.

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