2009 Big Read - D.C. FINAL CHAPTER Friday, May 29, 2009
WHAT: BRIDGES: Hearing and Deaf Students Connect Through Poetry - book launch by students from Calvin Coolidge High School and the Model Secondary School for the Deaf WHEN: Friday, May 29, 2009 at 6 PM WHERE: Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th Street, NW at V FREE and open to the public.
The 2010 Big Read - D.C. invites Washington, D.C. residents to enjoy the pleasures and benefits of reading and experiencing a single book as one community. The annual event is presented by the Humanities Council of Washington, DC and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. D.C. is reading A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines during the months of April and May 2010. The Big Read D.C. is part of The Big Read, an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Arts Midwest.