In this storytelling performance, theatremaker Noah Voelker struggles with his American identity after he gets rejected for a role in a movie because he “isn’t American enough”. What complicates things more is that his brother, who is adopted from Russia, has grown up to become an all American man. 6, 7, 8, and 10 September at Perdu. Click here for more info and tickets.
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Introduction to Hendrik Meijer
Moderator Roberta Haar delivered the following introduction to Hendrik Meijer. Meijer spoke about Senator Arthur Vandenberg, who paved the way for the creation of NATO by putting the greater good of the country ahead of partisanship.
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As publishers and consumers adopted e-books and digital audio, J.D. Salinger’s books remained defiantly offline, a consequence of the writer’s distaste for computers and technology. But this is about to change, making Salinger perhaps the last 20th-century literary icon to surrender to the digital revolution. Click here to read more in the New York Times.