Monday, November 19, 2007

Washington, D.C. selected to host a 2nd Big Read in 2008

November 13, 2007, the National Endowment for the Arts announced that Washington, D.C. was selected to host The Big Read in the first half of 2008. Read press release.

Washington, D.C. will be reading, discussing, and entertaining themes from F. Scott Fitzgerald's THE GREAT GATSBY from April 24 - May 24, 2008.

D.C.'s Big Read 2008 is presented by the Humanities Council of Washington, DC and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

This will be the 2nd D.C.'s Big Read for the co-presenters. In 2007, the city book was Zora Neale Hurston's THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD.

SAVE THE DATES! Read the book!

For more information, contact the Humanities Council of Washington, DC at 202-387-8391.